Yup, new Adele album.
The fourth LP from Sweden's singer-songwriter Kristian Matsson. Wikipedia doesn't tell me how tall he actually is.
Four CDs and two DVDs worth of the Grateful Dead's farewell concert, if that sounds like your thing.
The original Broadway cast recording of the hip-hop history musical about Alexander Hamilton.
So there's a hip-hop musical about Alexander Hamilton and a Tori Amos musical hitting library shelves in the same month? It's a strange, strange world we live in.
A series of remarkable occurances: 1) The Sonics still exist 50 years after their mid-'60s garage rock heyday; 2) they played a sold out 2014 show at First Ave; 3) thanks to a drive-time push on the Current, it was attended by mostly 20-somethings; it rocked; even when they started with, "now here's a new one from our upcoming album" is still rocked; the new album rocks; seriously, these guys are in their 70s; everything I've said is true, even if it sounds like some kind of magical, wonderful dream.