Later in the week Record Store Day takes over, but Tuesday still sees some other new titles.
Nas: Illmatic XX (Legacy)
File Under: Hip-Hop
Hard to believe that this album has been out 20 years. For the reissue, a bonus disc includes a smattering of period remixes as well as some vault material including a freestyle and an early track called “I’m A Villain.” Check our Facebook page later this week for more.
Nas: “It Ain’t Hard To Tell”
The Black Keys: Fever (CD Single) (Nonesuch)
File Under: Rock
Quite a different sound for the Ohio band. The single includes the lead track “Fever” as well as “Turn Blue.” The full album releases in May.
The Black Keys: “Fever”
Ikebe Shakedown: Stone By Stone (Ubiquity)
File Under: Soul, Funk
Recorded at Daptone’s “House Of Soul” studio, this band’s sophomore album is lovely instrumental soul with a touch of African inspiration. Wax Poetics is streaming the album in full for a limited time.
Ikebe Shakedown: “The Offering”
Shawn Lee And Tim Love Lee: KPM Presents: New York Trouble/Electric Progression (Tummy Touch)
File Under: Library, Soul, Funk
Shawn Lee and Tim Love Lee were given some tapes of vintage library music by maestro musicians Herbie Flowers and Barry Morgan. After adding their own flavor, this album is the result. Once again, be sure to check out Wax Poetics for an exclusive track and more information.
Ingrid Michaelson: Lights Out (Cabin 24)
File Under: Pop
Ingrid Michaelson’s career continues with her fifth studio album including this catchy new single…
Ingrid Michaelson: “Girls Chase Boys”
Bobby Rush With Blinddog Smokin’ : Decisions (Silver Talon)
File Under: Blues
Bluesman Bobby Rush teams up with Blinddog Smokin’ for this modern day exploration of the genre. The legendary Dr. John contributes his talents in “Another Murder In New Orleans,” seen below.