Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

Les Claypool bangs around for tales of "Woe," Obie Trice is back for a second engagement, Mike Patton enlivens Peeping Tom and Ralph Stanley salutes a legendary musical family in this week's Hot Produ

An EP featuring a host of new songs from electronica outfit Boards Of Canada, "Trans Canada Highway" (Warp).

A new studio album from veteran rocker George Thorogood and his band the Destroyers, "The Hard Stuff" (Eagle Rock).

Artist/producer James Luther Dickinson's "Jungle Jim and the Voodoo Tiger" (Memphis International).

A remix disc from electronica/soul purveyor Jamie Lidell, "Multiply Additions" (Warp).

A new album from gospel veteran Andrae Crouch, "Mighty Wind" (Sony BMG).