Look through this week's Picks by Sugar, and click below to see a list of the new music released this week.
NEW RELEASES, October 1, 2012
Elle King / The Elle King EP / Fat Possum
Only 3 tracks for airplay, but 3 very hot tracks.
Diana Krall / Glad Rag Doll / Verve
She's got the voice, she can play the piano, Marc Ribot, Jay Bellerose, Colin Linden & T Bone Burnett (he produced the CD) are on board for a nice twist, and you fellas might enjoy the liner photos.
Lee Ritenour / Rhythm Sessions / Concord
Meshell Ndegeocello / A dedication To Nina Simone / Naive
A personal representation of the broad spectrum of the music of the political & iconic vocalist, Ndegecello is joined by Sinead O'Connor, Toshi Reagon & Lizz Wright among others, to pay tribute.
Maceo Parker / Soul Classics / Razor & Tie
Bettye LaVette / Thankful N' Thoughtful / Anti
The Soul Blues Jazz singer with a lot of history and great pipes takes on songs by Dylan, Neil Young, Black Keys, Tom Waits & Sly Stone and celebrates her 50 years on stage.
The Helio Sequence / Negotiations / SubPop
2 guys writing, singing, producing & playing a variety of instruments create a lush, sultry sound that is refreshing.
David Byrne & St Vincent / Love This Giant / 4AD
John Hiatt / Mystic Pinball / New West
He always manages to make you think and laugh and scratch your head and with 12 new songs, you may be doing all of the above at the same time.
Shamekia Copeland / 33+1/3 / Telarc
With the reference to good old vinyl, the Blues maven is joined by Buddy Guy and she covers songs made popular by the likes of Dylan, Lucinda Williams, Sam Cooke, and makes them entirely their own.
Ry Cooder / Election Special / NonesuchPolitically