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The Crossing - Late June/July 2009

On account of the 2009 Cornerstone Festival kicking off shortly, this Summer edition of The Crossing includes a portion of the June releases. Never fear, Rock `N Roll is here...

On the way...Regina Spektor...Wilco...Son Volt...MuteMath...things are starting to get interesting!

The theaters are heating up with major releases coming out every week, including the forthcoming, highly anticipated Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

In the stores, more and more DVD's/Blu-ray's are showing up including some blockbusters from earlier this movie-going season.

Keep cool...keep rockin'...have fun...stay safe!    

Recently released and not mentioned in last edition:

* Bill Mallonee - WPA Vol. 4
* Foreign Born - Person to Person
+ Bottle Shock
+ Home
+ Phoebe in Wonderland
+ Kamp Katrina
+ Waltz with Bashir
+ Marillion - This Strange Convention (2 DVD's.) 

6/23

* Regina Spektor - Far 
* Bjork - Voltaic
* Pete Yorn - Back and Fourth
* Dinosaur Jr. - Farm
* Patterson Hood - Murdering Oscar (And Other Love Songs)
* Shawn Colvin - Live
* John Mellencamp - Life, Death, Live and Freedom (8 song live EP.)
* Kendall Carson - Alright Dynamite
* The Roots - How I Got Over
* Cheap Trick - The Latest
* God Help the Girl - S/T
* Deer Tick - Born on Flag Day
* Tortoise - Beacons of Ancestorship
* Alexisonfire - Old Crows/Young Cardinals
* Love is All - Last Choice
* Royal City - S/T
* The Bats - Guilty Office
* Jets Overhead - No Nations
* Venetian Snares - Horsey Noises
* Trey Anastasio - Time Turns Elastic
* Third Eye Blind - Ursa Major
* Charlie Robison - Beautiful Day
* Rhonda Vincent - Destination Life
* Tonic - A Casual Affair: Best of
* The Lemonheads - Varshons (Covers album.)
* Michael Johns - Hold Back My Heart
* Dream Theater - Black Clouds & Silver Linings (3 CD version available w/covers EP.)
* The Mars Volta - Octahedron
* Voivod - Infini
* R.E.M. - Reckoning (25th anniversary Deluxe edition.)
* Twisted Sister - Stay Hungry (25th anniversary 2 CD set.)
* Black Sabbath - Self-titled/Master of Reality (Deluxe editions.)
* Spinal Tap - Back from the Dead (CD/DVD.)
+ Inkheart
+ Confessions of a Shopaholic
+ Pink Panther 2

6/30

* Wilco - Wilco (The Album) (Special guest Feist.)
* Levon Helm - Electric Dirt
* Brad Paisley - American Saturday Night
* Moby - Wait for Me
* Meese - Broadcast
* Moxy Fruvous - Wood/Live Noise
* Orphan Project - Spooning Out the Sea
* Tanya Tucker - My Turn
* Jefferson Airplane/Santana/Sly & the Family Stone/Janis Joplin/Johnny Winter - Woodstock Experience (2 CD's each.)
* Rob Thomas - Cradlesong (CD.) and Soundstage Presents: Something to Be Tour: Live at Red Rocks (DVD.)
* Ted Nugent - Motor City Mayhem: 6,000th Concert (2 CD's/1 DVD.)
* The Low Anthem - Oh My God Charlie Darwin
* Lillian Axe - Sad Day on Planet Earth
* Beastie Boys - a few Deluxe editions
+ Two Lovers
+ Do the Right Thing (20th anniversary.)

7/7

* Son Volt - American Central Dust
* The Jayhawks - Music from the North Country: Anthology
* Broken Records - Until the Earth Begins to Part
* Yo La Tengo - I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One
* Clutch - Strange Cousins from the West
* Cat Power - The Covers Record
* Discovery - LP
* Cass McCombs - Catacombs
* Bowerbirds - Upper Air
* Marcy Playground - Leaving Wonderland...
* All Time Low - Nothing Personal
* The Donnas - Greatest Hits
* Waysted - Save Your Prayers (2 CD reissue.)
* Drive By Truckers - Live from Austin, TX.
+ Push
+ Knowing

7/14

* Robin Trower - What Lies Beneath
* Time & Distance - Gravity
* Down from Zero - Chaos Theory
* Judas Priest - Live
* Marillion - The Thieving Magpie/Recital of the Script/Live at Loreley (Imports; 2 CD's each.)
+ David Bowie - VH1 Storytellers 1999 (CD/DVD.)
+ This is Spinal Tap (Blu-ray.)
+ The Haunting in Connecticut
+ Explicit Ills
+ Grey Gardens

7/21

* Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs - Under the Covers, Vol. 2 (tackling the 70's.)
* Ian Hunter - Man Overboard
* Patti Smith - Peace and Noise
* Our Lady Peace - Burn Burn
* The Rural Alberta Advantage - Hometowns
* Wheat - White Ink, Black Ink
* The Fiery Furnaces - I'm Going Away
* Rescue Signals - Indecisions
* Riceboy Sleeps - S/T
* Silk Flowers - S/T
* Bish - Surrounded by Mountains
* Blue Roses - S/T
* Magnolia Electric Co. - Josephine
* Daughtry - Leave this Town
* Marie Digby - Breathing Underwater
* Stryper - Murder by Pride
* Kenny Loggins - All Join In
+ Coraline
+ Watchmen
+ The Great Buck Howard

7/28

* Howling Bells - Radio Wars
* Blur - Midlife: A Beginner's Guide to Blur (2 CD's.)

8/4

* Collective Soul - TBA
+ Race to Witch Mountain
+ Flight of the Conchords: Complete 2nd Season

8/11

+ I Love You, Man

8/18

* MuteMath - Armistice
* Madness - The Liberty of Norton Folgate
* Skillet - Awake

8/25

* Jack Ingram - Big Dreams & High Hopes
* Imogen Heap - Ellipse
* Dolores O'Riordan - No Baggage
* Woody Guthrie - My Dusty Road (box set.)
+ Sunshine Cleaning

9/1

* The Black Crowes - Before the Frost (CD.) and ...Until the Freeze (download only.)
* The Proclaimers - Notes & Rhymes (import.)

9/8

* The Beatles - Entire Catalog Remastered! (You read that right.)

LYRICS of the MONTH is taking the month off.

Happy 4th of July everybody!!!

See you in August...

Stay cool!

Chris Barlow
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
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