United ‘Nation’: Nine Digital Remix EPs Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Janet Jackson Classic

By The Second Disc | September 21, 2019 | 2 Comments

After putting much of Janet Jackson’s classic catalogue on vinyl out this year, UMe keeps the party going with a whopping nine new digital EPs to celebrate this week’s 30th anniversary of Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814. The label is premiering nearly 100 rare and digitally unavailable edits, instrumentals and remixes spanning Rhythm Nation‘s incredible […]

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To The End of Love: Leonard Cohen’s Final Recordings Collected on “Thanks For the Dance”

By Sam Stone | September 20, 2019 | 2 Comments

When Leonard Cohen passed away in November 2016, he left behind fifty years of words and music, including his final album, You Want It Darker.  Now, Columbia and Legacy have announced a new collection, “a continuation of the master’s final work” called Thanks For The Dance. Due on November 22, Thanks For The Dance was produced by […]

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A Whole Lotta Ground: “Motown Unreleased 1969” Features Supremes, Temptations, Smokey, Marvin Gaye, Kiki Dee, More

By Joe Marchese | September 20, 2019 | 11 Comments

This weekend, Motown fans and alumni are descending on Detroit for the ultimate celebration of Hitsville, USA’s 60 years of music and memories culminating in the Hitsville Honors gala. But the label doesn’t want fans elsewhere to be left out in the cold. In a surprise, the annual digital collection of Motown Unreleased won’t be […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of September 20

By The Second Disc | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Judy Collins, The Elektra Albums: Volume Two (1970-1984) (Edsel) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Demon Music Group’s Edsel label is following up its July release of Judy Collins’ The Elektra Albums Volume One (1961-1968) with a second volume out today. The Elektra Albums Volume Two (1970-1984) […]

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Rhythm of My Heart: Rod Stewart Joins Royal Philharmonic For New Album, Two New Songs

By Joe Marchese | September 19, 2019 | 7 Comments

Following in the footsteps of artists ranging from Aretha Franklin to The Beach Boys, Rod Stewart has announced a collaboration with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. You’re in My Heart: Rod Stewart with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, like those other projects, takes classic vocals and pairs them with lush, newly-orchestrated accompaniment. Stewart is sweetening the pot, […]

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