9th Wonder & Murs -The Final Adventure CD (It’s A Wonderful World Music Group)
The final collaboration between the hip-hop veterans.
9th Wonder & Buckshot – Solution CD (Duck Down)
9th Wonder & Buckshot’s third collaboration.
Christina Aguilara – Lotus CD (RCA)
Fifth studio album from the pop/R&B superstar — available in Regular and Deluxe editions. Deluxe features four bonus tracks.
The Babies – Our House On The Hill CD/LP+MP3 (Woodsist)
The second full length from band lead by Kevin Morby (Woods) and Cassie Ramone (Vivian Girls) is a mix of hushed dirges, melancholic traveling odes and squealing rave-ups.
Bobby Bare – Darker Than Light CD/LP+MP3 (Plowboy)
Features Bare’s interpretations of songs by Bob Dylan, U2 Alejandro Escovedo (who also makes a guest appearance), Lead Belly and others, plus new originals.
Travis Barker/Yelawolf – Psycho White CDEP (Lasalle)
Collaborative EP includes guest vocals from Tim Armstrong (Rancid, Operation Ivy, Transplants), and Skinhead Rob (Transplants), as well as scratches and cuts by Mixmaster Mike (Beastie Boys).
Susan Boyle – Standing Ovation: The Greatest Songs From The Stage CD (Columbia)
Boyle takes on songs from the golden era of film and stage.
Bush Tetras – Happy CD/LP (ROIR)
Happy is only the second studio album to ever be released by the ’80s post-punk/new wavers, not that they didn’t try. It had been mired in major label limbo since 1998.
John Butcher – Bell Trove Spools CD (Northern-Spy)
Butcher uses PhD expertise in theoretical physics to develop a thoroughly unique saxophone language where environment is key. This is his latest experiment in moving soundwaves through space. This album features two locations, a Houston art gallery and a high-ceiling marble room in Brooklyn, where Butcher is heard playing soprano and tenor.