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New Music: Carly Pearce, BTS, Hearty Har, Edie Brickell & New Bohemians and more...

By Gary Graff
ggraff@medianewsgroup.com, @GraffonMusic on Twitte

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Checking out this week's new music releases (all subject to change)...

Album of the Week: With her young career on a roll, Country Music Association Award-winner Carly Pearce follows last year's self-titled album with "29" (Big Machine), a seven-track EP featuring the already hit "Next Girl" and songwriting collaborations with the likes of Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne, Emily Shackelton and more. Pearce also co-produced the set with Osborne.

Album Title of the Week: Cassandra Jenkins, "An Overview on Phenomenal Nature" (Ba Da Bing)

Did Ya Know: Hearty Har -- out with its debut album "Radio Astro" (BMG) -- is a band founded by John Fogerty's sons (and occasional bandmates) Tyler and Shane Fogerty.

New & Noteworthy:

Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, "Hunter and the Dog Star" (Thirty Tigers);

BTS, "BE (Essential Edition)" (Big Hit Entertainment);

David Gray, "Skellig" (Laugh a Minute/AWAL);

The Hold Steady, "Open Door Policy" (Positive Jams/Thirty Tigers);

SG Lewis, "times" (Casablanca/Republic);

Mogwai, "The Love Continues" (Temporary Residence Ltd.);

Also Out:

Amigo The Devil, "Born Against" (Liars Club);

Anna Akana, "No Longer Yours" (A.V. Club);

Ashnikko, "Demidevil" (Warner);

Zach Bryan, "Studio A Recordings (Live)" (Warner);

Ben Changler, "Transitions" (self-released);

The Damn Straights, "The Damn Straights EP" (Bastion Music Group);

Decouplr, "Digital Bonfire" (self-released);

Ryan Dugre, "Three Rivers" (11A);

Eternal Idol, "Rocking with the Idols" (Frontiers);

Ghetts, "Conflict of Interest" (Warner);

The Gold Needles, "What's Tomorrow Ever Done For You" (JEM);

Hand Habits, "dirt" (Saddle Creek);

Grant Hill & M.O.S. "fly" (MOS Music);

Icon For Hire, "Amorphous" (Kartel Music Group);

Cassandra Jenkins, "An Overview on Phenomenal Nature" (Ba Da Bing);

Kid Congo & the Sweet Monkey Birds, "Swing From the Sean Delear" (In The Red);

Katy Kirby, "Cool Dry Place" (Keeled Scales);

Lil Zay Osama, "Trench Baby" (Warner);

Lizzard, "Eroded" (Pelagic);

Austin Meade, "Black Sheep" (Snakefarm);

Gerardo Ortiz, "Decimi Aniversario" (Sony Latin);

Pell, "glbl wrmng vol. 1" (self-released);

Trippie Redd, "Neon Shark vs. Pegasus (Deluxe)" (10K Projects/Caroline);

Ben Rice, "Future Pretend" (Degraw Sound);

Sanya N'Kanta, "There Are the Days" (Cash Hill);

nothing.nowhere, "Trauma Factory" (DCD2/Fueled By Ramen);

Julia Stone, "Sixty Summers" (BMG);

Tash Sultana, "Terra Firma" (Mom+Pop);

Temperance, "Melodies of Green and Blue" (Napalm);

Lyle Workman, "Uncommon Measures" (Blue Canoe);

Xael, "Bloodtide Rising" (Pavement Entertainment);

Ricky Warwick, "When Life Was Hard and Fast" (Nuclear Blast);

Laney Wilson, "Sayin' What I'm Thinkin'" (BBR/Broken Bow);

Lyle Workman, "Uncommon Measures" (Blue Canoe)

From The Vaults:

The Almighty, "When Life Was Hard and Fast" (Nuclear Blast)

BTS, "BE (Essential Edition)" (Big Hit Entertainment);

The Fall, "Live at St. Helens Technical College '81" (Castle Face);

Aretha Franklin, "The Genius of Aretha Franklin" (Atlantic Catalog Group/Rhino);

Ariana Grande, "Positions (Deluxe)" (Republic);

Haim, "Women in Music Pt. III (Expanded)" (Columbia);

Tami Neilson, "Chickaboom! (Expanded Edition)" (Outside Music);

Nilsson, "Gold" (Crimson/Demon);

Various artists, "Staring at the Rudeboys: The British Ska Revival 1979-1989" (Pressure Drop/Cherry Red);

Whitesnake, "The Blues Album" (Rhino);


"The United States vs. Billie Holiday" (Warner);

Frank Zappa, "Zappa: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" (UMe)

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