New Music Tuesday: Barrett Martin, Bo Keys, Gomez, Bon Iver, Greg Nagy, Kenny Wayne, MonkeyJunk, & More

The first day of summer is like Christmas Day!
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New Music Tuesday

It's the first day of summer today but it feels more like Christmas with all the albums coming out that we have to discuss today. No time for love, Dr. Jones, let's get right to business and start looking at some of the highlights:

Let's begin with some titles already reviewed here at BBS. First up, we have the release of a ZZ Top live album from 1980. The DVD companion to this is longer but we now have a set of the little band from Texas before they got famous in the '80s for slick sounds and fancy videos.

We've also got a fantastic second installment in the Chicago Blues – A Living History series, this one called The (R)Evolution Continues and it once again features primaries Lurrie Bell, Billy Boy Arnold, John Primer, and Billy Branch. Making guest appearances this time around are Buddy Guy, James Cotton, and Magic Slim.

Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne has teamed up with the great Duke Robillard to make a new album for Stony Plain Records called An Old Rock On A Roll. It's a good boogie-woogie record with a nice bit of ensemble work between Wayne, Robillard, and members of Robillard's band.

Also from Stony Plain this week is the new record from Blues Music Award-winners MonkeyJunk. The Canadian trio won Best New Artist Debut for Tiger In Your Tank and they are back with To Behold. MonkeyJunk edged out Flint, MI-area bluesman Greg Nagy, who also has a new record out this week. Nagy has signed with VizzTone for the release of Fell Toward None.

We've got new music from Barrett Martin and his newly formed Barrett Martin Group. Atlas: Latitudes gets its digital release today. I'm not sure what the plans are for a physical release but you can download it now and you should.

It's been seven years since The Bo-Keys released The Royal Sessions and their new album is the aptly named Got To Get Back! I really dig Royal a lot and can't wait until my copy of this one arrives from Amazon later today.

Not only that, we've got new albums from Gomez and Bon Iver. BBS' Stephanie has been checking those albums out through legal, pre-release streams on the web and now those albums are getting officially released today as well.

Afro Celt Sound System - Capture (1995-2010)
Adair, Beegie - Love Letters: The Beegie Adair
Alborosie - 2 Times Revolution
Alvin, Dave - Eleven Eleven
Andy Breckman - Don't Get Killed
Andy Breckman - Proud Dad
Attack! Attack! Uk - The Latest Fashion
August Burns Red - Leveler
August Burns Red - Leveler (Deluxe Edition)
August Burns Red - Leveler (Survival Kit Box Set)
Babasonicos - A Proposito
Bamba, Sorry - Volume One 1970 - 1979
Belafonte, Harry - Deep As The River (Jewel Case)
Beppe Gambetta - Blu Di Genova
Beppe Gambetta - Slade Stomp
Beppe Gambetta - Rendez-Vous
Big B - Music For Misfits
Bill Cosby - Icon
Billie Holiday - Icon
Billy Bremner - A Good Week's Work
Billy Bremner - Bash!
Billy Bremner - No Ifs, Buts, Maybes
Bing Crosby - Icon
Black 47 - Bittersweet Sixteen
Black 47 - Live In New York City
Black 47 - Black 47 (The Indie Cd)
Black 47 - New York Town
Black 47 - Elvis Murphy's Green Suede Shoes
Black Rabbits, The - Hypno Switch
Bo-Keys, The - Got To Get Back!
Bodies Of Water - Twist Again
Boko, Benji - Beats, Treats And All
Bolton, Michael - Gems: The Duets Collection
Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Bonfire - Branded
Bootcut - Hammond Vs. Drums
Breakaway - Hold With Hope
Breckman, Andy & Ken Freedman - Death-Defying Radio Stunts
Buck Owens And His Buckaroos - Songs Of Inspiration
Buddy Guy - Icon
Cantrell, Laura - Kitty Wells Dresses: Songs Of The Queen Of Country Music
Cash, Johnny - The Great Lost Performance
Chain Gang Of 1974, The - Wayward Fire
Chip Taylor - Hit Man
Chip Taylor - The Living Room Tapes
Cline, Patsy - Fingerprints (Jewel Case)
Clive Gregson - Long Story Short
Cody Canada & The Departed - This Is Indian Land
Conn, Bobby - Rise Up!
Corky Siegel - Solo Flight 1975-1980
Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues - Complementary Colors
Cream - Icon
Crosby & Nash - Bittersweet (Jewel Case)
Crossfade - We All Bleed
Curtains For You - After Nights Without Sleep
David Gogo - Soul Bender
David Massengill - My Home Must Be A Special Place
David Massengill - We Will Be Together
David Massengill - Dave On Dave: A Tribute To Dave Van Ronk
David Sanchez/Stefon Harris/Christian Scott - Ninety Miles
Davina And The Vagabonds - Black Cloud
Deanna Varagona Trio - The Goodbyes Have All Been Taken, Hello
Deborah Holland - The Panic Is On -- Songs From The Great Depression
Deborah Holland - The Book Of Survival
Diamond Rings - Special Affections
Diva - The Glitter End
Dogs D'amour, The - In The Dynamite Jet Saloon Mmx
Don Dixon - The Invisible Man
Don Morrell - After All These Years
Duplex Planet Presents... - Ernie: Songs Of Ernest Noyes Brookings
Edge Of Sanity - Crimson
Elitist - Fear In A Handful Of Dust
Eliza Carthy & Nancy Kerr - On Reflection
Erickson, Roky - Throbblehead Figure
Father S Children - Who S Gonna Save The World
Feliciano, Jose - Light My Fire (Jewel Case)
Finn, Liam - Fomo
Fred Koller - No Song Left To Sell
Gabriel Bello - Gabriel Bello
George Lynch - Kill All Control
Gerry Devine & The Hi-Beams - Fire Lane
Get Up Kids, The - Simple Science Ep
Giant Sand - Glum (25Th Anniversary Edition
Giant Sand - Goods And Services (25Th Anniversary Edition)
Giant Sand - Black Out (25Th Anniversary Edition)
Gideon Freudmann - Banking Left
Gideon Freudmann - Adobe Dog House
Gideon Freudmann - Cellobotomy
Girlyman - Everything's Easy
Girlyman - Somewhere Different Now (Live)
Golden Glow - Tender Is The Night
Gomez - Whatever's On Your Mind
Googoosh - Googoosh
Graham Parker - Live Alone! Discovering Japan
Great Worship Songs Kids Praise Band - Great Worship Songs For Kids Vol. 5
Greenwich Village Folk Festival - Scenes From A Scene
Greenwich Village Folk Festival - W. 4Th & 6Th Ave.
Greenwich Village Folk Festival - Greenwich Village Folk Festival 1989-1990
Guano Apes - Bel Air
Heirlooms Of August - Forever The Moon
Helms Alee - Weatherhead
Herdman, Hills & Mangsen - Voices Of Winter
Hot Chelle Rae - Tonight Tonight
Howard Wooden - Friends Gone By
I Set My Friends On Fire - Astral Rejection
I Set My Friends On Fire - Astral Rejection Limited Editi
Ian Mclagan - Best Of British
Iceage - New Brigade
Ilene Weiss - Weiss Christmas
In Flames - Sounds Of A Playground Fading
In Flames - Sounds Of A...(Deluxe Version)
Insane Clown Posse - Icon / [Explicit]
Invisible System - Street Clan
Iommi/Gillan & Friends - Whocares
Jackmaster - Fabiclive 57: Jackmaster
Jagged Edge - Remedy, The
James Taylor And The Original Flying Machine - James Taylor And The Original Flying Machine--1967
Japanese Popstars, The - Controlling Your Allegiance
Jason Eklund / Roger Johnson - A Streamliner's Duet
Jeff The Brotherhood - We Are The Champions
Jeff Wilkinson - Pitchin' Pennies
Jeff Wilkinson - Just Luck
Jennifer Berezan - In These Arms, A Song For All Beings
Jennifer Berezan - Returning
Jennifer Berezan - End Of Desire
Jennifer Berezan - She Carries Me
Jennifer Berezan & Friends - Praises For The World
Jensen, Keith Lowell - Double Plus Good (Why Lie? I Need A Drink/To The Moon)
Jill Scott - The Light Of The Sun
Jim Infantino - The World Of Particulars
Jim Infantino & Jim's Big Ego - Titanic
John Kruth - Last Year Was A Great Day
John Reischman And The Jaybirds - Vintage & Unique
Julian Dawson - Under The Sun
Julie Adams & The Rhino Boys - I Don't Mind Walking
Julie Adams And The Mountain Stage Band - Julie Adams And The Mountain Stage Band (Live)
Julie Adams And The Mountain Stage Band - Julie Adams And The Mtn. Stage Band (Vol. 2)
Julie Gold - Dream Loud
Julie Gold - Try Love
Julie Gold - The Girl I Found
Jungle Rot - Kill On Command
Justin Moore - Outlaws Like Me
K-The-I??? - Synthesthesia
Karelian Folk Music Ensemble - From The Land Of The Kalevala
Kate Wolf - Breezes
Kight, EG - Lip Service
Kimberley Rew - Tunnel Into Summer
Kukuruza - Endless Story
Larry Kirwan (Of Black 47) - Kilroy Was Here
Larry Lange & His Lonely Knights - Wiggle Room
Lauderdale, Jim - Reason And Rhyme
Leon Rosselson - Harry's Gone Fishing
Leon Rosselson - Perspectives
Limi-T 21 - Sabe A Limi-T
Little Richard - The King Of Rock 'N' Roll (Jewel Case)
Lloyd-Langton, Huw - Hard Graft
Lmfao - Sorry For Party Rocking
Martin, Barrett – Atlas:Latitudes
Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick - Both Ears And The Tail
Martin, Dean - Solitaire (Jewel Case)
Matt Bauer - The Jessamine County Book Of The Living
Maze Ftg Frankie Beverly - Greatest Hits:35 Years Of Soul
Monasterios, Silvano - Unconditional
Monkeyjunk - To Behold
Nagy, Greg - Fell Toward None
Nathanson, Matt - Modern Love
Newton-John, Olivia - Portraits: A Tribute To Great
Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday / [Deluxe Edition] [Edited]
Night Ranger - Somewhere In California
Nixey, Sarah - Brave Tin Soldiers
Nuclear Aminals - Nuclear Animals
P.J. O'connell - Join The Crowd
Pain - You Only Live Twice
Paul Hardcastle - Hardcastle Vi
Peter Gallway - Small Good Thing
Peter Gallway - Yes Yes Yes
Peter Gallway - Redemption
Peter, Paul & Mary - Weave Me The Sunshine (Jewel Case)
Pitbull - Planet Pit
Potluck - Rhymes And Resin
Priory - Priory
Recess Monkey - Flying!
Recess Monkey - The Final Funktier
Recess Monkey - Field Trip
Recess Monkey - Tabby Road
Recess Monkey - Aminal House
Reel Big Fish - A Best Of Us, For The Rest Of
Reform The Resistance - The Truth Is Dangerous
Richard Goldman - Girls N' Cows
Robert Crenshaw - Full Length Stereo Recordings
Robert Crenshaw - Victory Songs
Robert Crenshaw - Dog Dreams
Rod Macdonald - White Buffalo
Rod Macdonald - And Then He Woke Up
Ronnie Nyogetsu Seldin & Gideon Freudmann - Sound Of Distant Deer
Roxy Music - Manchester Manifesto (Cd+Dvd)
Ruthie Foster - Ruthie Foster Live At Antones (W/Bonus Dvd)
Sam Mellon And The Skylarks - Listen To The Birds Sing You The Truth
Shangri-Las - The Leader Of The Pack (Jewel Case)
Shipp, Matthew/Beans/William P - Knives From Heaven
Simple Plan - Get Your Heart On!
Skysaw - Great Civilizations
Sons Of The Never Wrong - One If By Hand
Sons Of The Never Wrong - Nuthatch Suite
Sourvein - Black Fang
Stan Rogers - For The Family
Steve Winwood - Icon
Stewart, Rod - The Day Will Come (Jewel Case)
Strokes - From Then 'Til Now
Stuyvesant - Fret Sounds
Susan Herrick - Paint
Swarbrick, Dave - Live At Jacksons Lane
Symphony X - Iconoclast
Symphony X - Iconoclast (Deluxe Edition)
Terry Clarke - Mother Indigo
The Black Dahlia Murder - Ritual
The Contenders - The Contenders
The Dayton Family - Charges Of Indictment / [Explicit]
The Radnofsky Saxophone Quartet - The Radnofsky Saxophone Quartet Plays Glazounov, Bach, Warren And Pierné
The Red Button - As Far As Yesterday Goes
The Righteous Brothers - Icon
The Rumour - Purity Of Essence
The Spongetones - Odd Fellows
The Verve Pipe - A Family Album
The Volebeats - Ain't No Joke
The Wilders - The Wilders
Thin Lizzy - Icon
Tjalkuri - Tjalkuri
Tom Chapin - Family Tree
Tom Chapin - Moonboat
Tom Chapin - Mother Earth
Tom Chapin - Billy The Squid
Tom Chapin - Zag Zig
Tom Chapin - Making Good Noise
Tom Chapin - In The City Of Mercy
Tom Chapin - Common Ground
Tonio K. - Life In The Foodchain
Tonio K. - Romeo Unchained
Tonio K. - Notes From The Lost Civilization
Tonio K. - Amerika
Tonio K. - Olé
Tonio K. - Rodent Weekend '76-'96 (Approximately)
Tonio K. - Yugoslavia
Tonio K. - 16 Tons Of Monkeys (Live)
Tosh, Peter - Equal Rights (Legacy Edition)
Tosh, Peter - Legalize It (Legacy Edition)
Townsend Project, The Devin - Deconstruction
Townsend Project, The Devin - Deconstruction (Special Ed)
Townsend Project, The Devin - Ghost (Limited Edition)
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Utah Phillips - Making Speech Free
Valentin, Dave - Pure Imagination
Vanna - And They Came Baring Bones
Various Aritsts – Chicago Blues A Living History The (R)evolution Continues)
Various - Emi Gospel 2011
Various - Fire It Up
Various - Time Will Pass You By
Various - Triple Pak Of Punk
Various Artists - Family Album
Various Artists - Gadfly Pie: A Slice Of The Gadfly Records Catalog
Various Artists - Rough Guide To Brazilian Cafe
Various Artists - Rough Guide To English Folk
Various Artists - Reggae Time / [3 Cd]
Various Artists - Verve Records And Rockstar Games Present La Noire Remixed
Vayo - Amor
Vayo - Tangos Y Milongas Del Corazon
Viva Voce - Future Will Destroy You
Waller, Holcombe - Into The Dark Unknown
Wayne, Kenny Blues Boss - An Old Rock On A Roll
Western Electric - Western Electric
White Hills - H-P1
Wilburn Brothers - Songs Of Inspiration
Wolverine - Communication Lost
Yankovic, Weird Al - Alpocalypse
Year Of The Tiger -- 1968 - Year Of The Tiger -- 1968
ZZ Top - Live In Germany 1980