Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

Dashboard Confessional and frontman Chris Carrabba break a three-year hiatus with "Dusk and Summer," India.Arie puts the focus on relationships and Shawnna rolls back with the Disturbing Tha Peace cli

Rap outfit Tha Dogg Pound's "Cali Iz Active" (Doggy Style/Koch).

A new album from synth-pop veterans Pet Shop Boys, "Fundamental" (Rhino), also available in an expanded edition dubbed "Fundamentalism."

The latest installment of the "DJ Kicks" compilation series, overseen by Four Tet (K7).

Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau's "House on Hill" (Nonesuch).

A DualDisc boxed set of seven Bjork albums, "Surrounded" (Rhino).

An expanded reissue of the Steve Miller Band's classic album "Fly Like an Eagle" (Capitol).

A covers album from Grant Lee Buffalo principal Grant Lee Phillips, "Nineteeneighties" (Rounder).