New CD Album Releases, 5-17-2011: Levon Helm, Pirates of the Caribbean, Moby

Levon HelmThere’s a live album from Levon Helm recorded at the Ryman with a lot of groovy guests. This might be worth hearing. It gets pretty thin after that.

Here’s the complete list of this week’s major new CD album releases:
Bachelorette
Bachelorette
Drag City
Indie Electronic, Indie Pop, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

Danger Mouse/Daniele Luppi
Rome
Capitol
Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

The Elected
Bury Me in My Rings
Vagrant
Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

Moby
Destroyed
Mute
Downtempo, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Ambient, Ambient Techno

NRBQ
Keep This Love Goin’
Clang
Bar Band, Roots Rock, Rock & Roll, Contemporary Pop/Rock

Amor de Días
Street of the Love of Days
Merge
Indie Pop, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock

Patti Austin
Sound Advice
Shanachie
Urban, Soul, Adult Contemporary

Austra
Feel It Break
Domino
Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

Bahamas
Pink Strat
Republic
Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Indie Folk, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

Matraca Berg
The Dreaming Fields
Dualtone Music Group
Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Americana, Contemporary Folk

James Carter
Caribbean Rhapsody
Emarcy
Saxophone Jazz, Orchestral Jazz, Progressive Jazz, Modern Creative

Cat’s Eyes
Cat’s Eyes
Downtown
Dream Pop, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
The Boatman’s Call
Mute US
Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter

Nick Cave/The Bad Seeds
Let Love In (+DVD)
Mute US
Alternative/Indie Rock, Post-Punk, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Murder Ballads
Mute US
Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
No More Shall We Part
Mute US
Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

Colourmusic
My…Is Pink
Memphis Industries
Indie Pop, Neo-Psychedelia, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

Damon & Naomi
False Beats and True Hearts
20/20/20
Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter

Lee Dorsey
Soul Mine: The Greatest Hits & More 1960-1978
Snapper UK
New Orleans R&B, Early R&B, Soul

Béla Fleck & the Flecktones
#Rock?et > Sci?ence?
E One
Bluegrass, Modern Creative, Progressive Bluegrass

Rory Gallagher
Notes from San Francisco
Eagle
Blues-Rock, Regional Blues

Glasvegas
Euphoric Heartbreak
Sony
Indie Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

The Go-Go’s
Beauty and the Beat [30th Anniversary Edition]
Capitol
Punk/New Wave, Contemporary Pop/Rock, New Wave

Gold-Bears
Are You Falling in Love?
Slumberland
Indie Pop, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Rock

Michael Grimm
Michael Grimm
Epic
Blue-Eyed Soul, Modern Electric Blues, Soul

Ben Harper
Give Till It’s Gone
Virgin American
Trad Rock, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Alternative/Indie Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock

Levon Helm
Ramble at the Ryman
Vanguard
Country-Rock, Roots Rock, Rock & Roll

Herman’s Hermits
Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter/Hold On!
Abko
British Invasion, Soundtracks, AM Pop

Killer Mike
PL3DGE
SMC

Hugh Laurie
Let Them Talk
Warner Bros
Blues-Rock

Let’s Wrestle
Nursing Home
Merge
Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

The Meters
Here Comes the Meter Man: The Complete Josie Recordings, 1968-1970
Snapper
New Orleans R&B, Funk, Soul

Miracle Fortress
Was I The Wave?
Secret City
Indie Pop, Alternative/Indie Rock, Club/Dance, Alternative Pop/Rock

New Boyz
Too Cool to Care
Asylum
Pop-Rap, Party Rap, Contemporary R&B

Nodzzz
Innings
Woodsist
Garage Punk, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds
Gorilla Rose
In The Red
Indie Rock, Experimental Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

Parachute
The Way It Was
Island/Mercury
Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock

Planningtorock
W
DFA
Indie Electronic, Alternative/Indie Rock, Electronica, Club/Dance

Iggy Pop
Roadkill Rising Bootleg Collection 1977-2009
Shout! Factory
Proto-Punk, Detroit Rock, Hard Rock, Album Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock

Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age [Special Edition]
Rekords Reckord
Stoner Metal, Alternative Metal, Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

The Rentals
Resilience: A Benefit Album for the Relief Effort in Japan
Ernest Jenning
Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

Seether
Holding Onto Strings Better Left to Fray
Wind-up
Post-Grunge, Alternative Metal, Heavy Metal

Sick Puppies
Tri-Polar
Virgin
Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Hard Rock

Wadada Leo Smith’s Organic
Heart’s Reflections
Cuneiform
Trumpet Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Modern Free, Modern Creative

Son Lux
We Are Rising
Anticon
Indie Electronic, Neo-Psychedelia, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

The Supremes
Let Yourself Go: The ’70s Albums, Vol. 2: 1974-1977 – The Final Sessions
Hip-O Select
Soul, Disco

Tinie Tempah
Disc-Overy
Capitol

Mia Doi Todd
Cosmic Ocean Ship
City Zen
Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock

Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island
Sub Pop
Indie Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

Various Artists
Long Gone: Utah Remembers Bruce “Utah” Phillips
Waterbug
Political Folk, Singer/Songwriter, Traditional Folk, Protest Songs

Original Soundtrack
Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure
Walt Disney
Teen Pop, Pop, TV Soundtracks, Soundtracks

Original Soundtrack
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Walt Disney
Original Score, Soundtracks

The Waterboys
In a Special Place
EMI
Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

Hank Williams III
Hillbilly Joker
Sidewalk
Alternative/Indie Rock, Alt-Country, New Traditionalist, Contemporary Country, Americana, Progressive Country

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