This Week's Top New Music Releases
Previewing the debut album from "American Idol" runner-up Bo Bice, the sophomore set from soulster Anthony Hamilton, hip-hop compilations from Ludacris and Snoop Dogg and more.Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee's "Barrio Fino en Directo" (Interscope), featuring live tracks, five new songs and a DVD.
The Beck remix album "Guerolito" (Interscope), featuring reworkings by Air, Boards Of Canada, Diplo, El-P and the Beastie Boys' Ad Rock.
An EP from former Belle & Sebastian vocalist Isobel Campbell in tandem with Mark Lanegan, "Ramblin' Man" (V2), previewing their 2006 full-length collaboration.
An aptly named retrospective from veteran hip-hop act Cypress Hill, "Greatest Hits From the Bong" (Columbia).
A triple-vinyl edition of the recent Cream live reunion album, "Royal Albert Hall: London 2-3-5-6 2005" (Reprise).
A CD/DVD package from Canadian electronica/rock act Caribou, "Marino" (Domino).
Hip-hop duo YoungBloodz's "Ev'rybody Know Me" (LaFace/Zomba), featuring contributions from Akon, Mannie Fresh, Jazze Pha and Lil Scrappy.