New music, with an emphasis on the bass player.
Margo Price has been taking the country by storm with her blend of country, folk, and rock & roll, which earned her a Grammy nomination. Now she’s released her third studio album, “That’s How Rumors Get Started”, featuring Pino Palladino on bass.
Motörhead has been issuing anniversary editions of their albums, and now the time has come for their seminal record, “Ace of Spades”. The highly influential album will be released in Special 40th Anniversary and Deluxe Collector’s Box-Set formats.
The Pretenders have released their 11th studio album, entitled “Hate For Sale”, which serves as a grounding back to the group’s straight-ahead rock. It once again features bassist Nick Wilkinson, who slips between the album’s varying styles with ease.
The prog-rock juggernauts in Kansas have just released “The Absence of Presence”, which marks the band’s sixteenth studio album. The release features nine all new tracks written the band.
Lee Rocker and The Stray Cats have announced a new live album called “Rocked This Town: From LA to London”, which captures the Rockabilly trio during their 40th-anniversary tour in 2019.
Isaias Elpes has returned with a new EP, “Lua”. Elpes weaves a variety of styles and genres that harken back to his musical beginnings, playing bass, guitar, and percussion. His mentor, Abraham Laboriel, also performs on the EP.
Funk and soul legend Maceo Parker has just released “Soul Food – Cooking With Maceo”, which marks his first studio album in eight years. Parker tapped a handful of local musicians to make the album, including bassist Tony Hall of Dumpstaphunk.
In 1994, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Brian Blade, and Christian McBride recorded “MoodSwing.” Now the quartet is back with a new album called “RoundAgain.” While their first recording was phenomenal, they’ve only gotten better over the ensuing 26 years.
Helen Svoboda has released a new album called “Vegetable Bass”. The double bassist and vocalist used her debut solo effort as a chance to explore the “intricate combination of the overtone series and the human voice.”
Haim has returned with their third studio album, entitled “Women In Music, Pt. III”. The trio of sisters – featuring Alana on drums, Danielle on guitar and vocals, and Este Haim on bass – expand on their sound with genre-blurring textures and catchy hooks.
Jazz and fusion master Jimmy Haslip has just reissued two of his solo albums: “Red Heat” and “Nightfall”.
Khruangbin has predominantly been an instrumental band, until now. Bassist Laura Lee found inspiration from a friend and discovered her expression in lyrics to create the new album, “Mordechai”.