CLEVELAND, Ohio – A few electronic favorites (Swedish House Mafia and the Crystal Method) join mainstays such as Jewel, Kurt Vile and Edgar Winter in this week’s crop of new musical releases…

Album of the week: Swedish House Mafia’s ‘Paradise Again’ (Republic) is the electronic trio’s first release since reuniting in 2018 – and is, in fact, the first proper studio album in a 14-year career marked by singles, EPs and more. and compilations. The 17-track set is loaded with guests including The Weeknd, Sting, A$AP Rocky, Ty Dolla $ign, 070 Shake, Jacob Muhlrad, Mapei and Connie Constance.

Title of the album of the week: Cancer Bats, “Psychic Jailbreak” (Bat Skull/New Damage)

Did you know ? : 3rd Secret, a Seattle-based supergroup comprised of Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil and Pearl Jam/Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron, released their self-titled debut album earlier this week. The group also includes guitarist Jon “Bubba” Dupree from Void and Hater, and singers Jennifer Johnson and Jillian Raye.

New and remarkable:

Alec Benjamin, “(No)Commentary” (Elektra)

BoysWithUke, “Serotonin Dreams” (Republic)

The Crystal Method, “The Trip Out” (Ultra)

Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters, “Mercy Me” (Stony Plain)

Jewel, “Freewheelin’ Woman” (Words Matter Music)

Rush, “Moving Pictures (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Mercury/UMe)

Kurt Vile, “(Watch My Moves)” (Verve)

Edgar Winter and Friends, “Brother Johnny” (Quatro Valley)

Hot New Singles: Clannad, “White Fool” with Steve Perry; Noah Cyrus, “I Burned LA;” Five Finger Death Punch, “Afterlife”; Saya Gray, “Saving Grace”; Liv Hanna, “Bounce Back”; Jack Harlow, “First Class”; Interpol, “Toni”; Miranda Lambert, “Actin’ Up;” Lil Baby, “Right On” and “In a Minute”; Little Big City, “Hell Yeah;” Lizzo, “About Fucking Time”; Manchester Orchestra and Michigander, “In My Head”; Charlie Puth, “That’s Hilarious;” Maggie Rogers, “This Is Where I Am”; The Sheepdogs, “Find the Truth”; Silversteen, “Die Alone”; The Travelin’ McCourys, “I like beer”; Wallice, “American superstar of the 90s”; Jamie xx, “Let’s Do It Again”

Also released:

A Wilhelm Scream, “Lose Your Delusion” (Creator-Destroyer)

Altameda, “Born Losers” (missing piece/pheromone)

Axel Rudi Pell, “Lost XXIII” (Steamhammer/SPV)

Beabadoobee, “Beatopia” (dirty hit)

Steven Brown, “El Hombre Invisible” (stuffed records)

Kaitlin Butts, “what else can she do” (Soundly Music)

Dallas Ugly, “Watch Me Learn” (self-published)

Darkher, “The Buried Storm” (Prophecy Productions)

Brandon Davis, “Hearts Don’t Rust” (Big Yellow Dog Music)

Dreamcatcher, “Apocalypse: Save Us” (Dreamcatcher Company)

Jessica Willis Fisher, “Brand New Day” (Bard Craft)

Facing Legacy, “Ashes on the Grounds” (Out of Line)

Fickle friends, “Are we okay? (self-released)

Gemaine and DJ Charlie, “New Jack City” (self-produced)

Greyhaven, “This Bright and Beautiful World” (Equal Vision)

Imminent Sonic Destruction, “The Sun Will Always Set” (Self-Released)

JBO, “Pink Planet” (AFM)

D3, “Opus 1” (Shanachie)

Tim Kasher, “middle aged” (passenger)

The Kompressor Experience, “Ebb & Flow” (mist)

James Krivchenia, “Blood Karaoke” (Playgroup)

La Neve, “Story Solved” (self-published)

Leikeli47, “Shape Up” (Hardcover/RCA)

Manegarm, “Ode of Ynglingaatens” (Napalm)

Monuments, “In Stasis” (Century Media)

Nazareth, “Surviving the Law” (Frontiers)

New Norde, “Anything Smart” (Trash Casual/Mint 400)

NoisePoetNobody, “Potential versus Potential” (Scry)

Jerry Paper, “Free Time” (Stone Throw)

Patterns of Decay, “Patterns of Decay” (self-published)

Piers, “Ire” (INSRT)

Pimps of Joytime, “Reachin’ Up” (Ragmtime Music Group)

Axel Rudi Pell, “Lost XXIII” (Steamhammer)

Rain Perry, “A White Album” (Precipitous)

David Quinn, “Country Fresh” (self-published)

Riot Act, “Closer to the Flame” (Globalrock)

Savak, “Human Error/Human Delight” (Ernest Jenning Record Co./Peculiar Works)

SHINee Onew, “Dice” (SM Entertainment)

Broken Stone, “Revelation” (Spinefarm)

Stuckfish, “Days of Innocence” (Bandcamp)

Mitchell Tenpenny, “The Low Light Sessions” (Columbia Nashville)

Urferd, “Resan” (Black Lodge)

Various Artists, “Dig Me Out – A Cover Album” (Mom + Pop)

Vermord, “Nostalgic Predictions” (self-produced)

Oliver Wakeman, “Collaborations” (Burning Shed)

Kelli Welli, “Robots Don’t Tell Jokes” (8 Pound Gorilla)

From the vaults:

Dave Brubeck Trio, “Live from Vienna 1967” (Brubeck Editions/MVD)

Cloud Rat, “Don’t Let Me Get Off the Cliff (Deluxe Edition)” (Artoffact)

Eagles, “Desperado (Hybrid SACD)” (Mobile Fidelity)

Lightnin’ Hopkins, “Lightnin’ in New York” (Candid)

Mark Knopfler, “The Studio Albums 1996-2007” (Rhino/Warner)

Abbey Lincoln, “Straight On” (Candid)

Charles Mingus, “…presents Charles Mingus” (Candide)

The Police, “The Greatest Hits” (UMe/Polydor)

Suzi Quatro, “Back to the… Spotlight” (Glam/7T’s)

Max Roach, “We Insist!” (Candid)

Otis Spann, “Otis Spann is the Blues” (Candide)

George Thorogood, “The Original George Thorogood” (Capitol/UMe)


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