Previewing The Week's Top New Releases
Busta Rhymes strikes back on Dr. Dre's label, Sonic Youth slims down to a quartet, the Replacements quit arguing and record some new songs and "Dead Man Walking" is reborn in this week's Hot Product.The Billy Joel concert souvenir "12 Gardens Live" (Columbia), chronicling his recent run of a dozen sell-outs at New York's Madison Square Garden.
The sophomore album from U.K. rock outfit the Futureheads, "News and Tributes" (Star Time/Vagrant).
The soundtrack to the film "Waist Deep" (Def Jam), with tracks from Ghostface Killah, Redman, Nate Dogg and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.
A new studio album from jam band Widespread Panic, "Earth to America" (Sanctuary).
Indie rapper Mr. Lif's "Mo' Mega," produced by El-P (Definitive Jux).
An expanded edition of Matthew Sweet's '90s rock favorite "Girlfriend" (Legacy).
Singer/songwriter Regina Spektor's "Begin To Hope" (Sire), featuring contributions from members of the Strokes.
The three-disc Rush DVD boxed set "Replay X 3" (Mercury), including a bonus audio disc from the "Grace Under Pressure" tour.
The latest from singer/songwriter Allison Moorer, "Getting Somewhere" (Sugar Hill), with contributions from husband Steve Earle.