New Tunage! – The Sara Evans is superb!!! Liz Phair is pretty good, and so are the Fiona Apple and Franz Ferdinand discs. Plus, the Nickelback CD rocks!! But the Sara Evans is superb!!!!

Aiden Nightmare Anatomy (Victory)
Tha Alkaholiks Firewater (Koch)
All-Stokz A Bronx Tale (Papercha$e)
America Is Waiting In the Lines (Wrong)
Amestory Amestory (Portia)
Arild Andersen Electra (ECM)
Ian Anderson Plays the Orchestral Jethro Tull (two CDs; DVD same day; w/the Frankfurt Philharmonic Orchestra) (Benz Street)
Fiona Apple Extraordinary Machine (DualDisc) (Epic)
Army of Me Fake Ugly (Pop Up)
Atmosphere You Can’t Believe How Much Fun We’re Having (Rhymesayers)
Anita Baker Christmas Fantasy (Blue Note)
Caroleen Beatty You’re Only as Pretty as You Feel (w/Mushroom as backing band; covers of Jefferson Airplane, Bill Withers and more) (Black Beauty)
Andy Bell (of Erasure) Electric Blue (includes duets w/members of Scissor Sisters and Propaganda) (Sanctuary)
Clint Black Drinkin’ Songs & Other Logic (Equity Music)
Gus Black Uncivilized Love (DualDisc) (Immergent)
James Blunt Back to Bedlam (Atlantic)
David Borgo Ubuntu (Cadence)
Boris Believe (mix CD) (Moist Music)
Ronnie Bowman The Mountain (Koch)
Jim Brickman The Disney Songbook (enhanced CD) (Walt Disney)
Brimstone Butterfly Normality Killed the Cat (DualDisc) (Silverline)
Broken Social Scene Broken Social Scene (includes limited edition EP, “ep to be you and me”) (Arts & Crafts)
Cindy Bullens dream #29 (guests Elton John, Delbert McClinton and more) (LetsPLAY/Blue Lobster)
Sonny Burgess Stronger (CPI)
Chris Cagle Anywhere but Here (Capitol Nashville)
Cerberus Shoal The Land We All Believe In (North East Indie)
Chevreuil Sport (Sickroom/Southern)
Colder Heat (Output UK/Studio Distribution)
Cranebuilders Sometimes You Hear Through Someone Else (Azra)
Cream Royal Albert Hall, London, May 2-3-5-6 (two CDs) (Reprise)
Cross Canadian Ragweed Garage (limited edition CD/DVD combo available same day) (Universal South)
Drew Davis Band Drew Davis Band EP (Windswept)
Benjy Davis Project The Angie House (guest Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown) (Real)
DJ Dan Lift (two CDs; includes remixes of New Order and Pussycat Dolls feat. Busta Rhymes) (Thrive)
DOO Cold Shower (Le Maquis/Dreyfus)
Will Downing Soul Symphony (GRP/Verve)
Dwele Some Kinda… (guests Slum Village) (Virgin)
Ebony Eyez 7 Day Cycle (Capitol)
Linda Eder By Myself: A Tribute to Judy Garland (Angel)
Mark Eitzel Candy Ass (Cooking Vinyl)
Electrocute Troublesome Bubblegum (Rykodisc)
Sara Evans Real Fine Place (RCA)
The Fall Heads Roll (new studio album) (Narnack)
Fates Warning Chasing Time/Still Life (three CDs) (Metal Blade)
Kirk Franklin Hero (Jive)
Franz Ferdinand You Could Have It So Much Better…with (Epic)
Paula Frazer Leave the Sad Things Behind (w/members of American Music Club, Kronos Quartet, Court and Spark and more) (Birdman)
William Gagliardi 5tet Memories of Tomorrow (CIMP)
Stephen Gauci Trio First, Keep Quiet and Long Night Waiting (Cadence)
The Gentry Sweet Gossip (Ninthwave)
Robert Glasper Canvas (Blue Note)
The Go! Team Thunder, Lightning, Strike (Columbia)
Goldblade Rebel Songs (Anarchy Music)
Delia Gonzalez and Gavin Russom Days of Mars (DFA/Astralwerks)
Goodie Mob Mix Tape (Koch)
Kevin Gordon O Come Look at the Burning (Crowville Collective)
David Hanley & Julian Priester For Sale: Five Million Cash (Cadence)
Eric Hansen Across the Universe – A Beatles Journey (solo acoustic guitar versions of Beatles tunes) (Neurodisc)
Happy Mondays Step on (2004 Barcelona concert) (Snapper)
Hi-5 It’s a Hi-5 Christmas (enhanced CD) (Koch)
Jana Hunter Blank Unstaring Heirs of Doom (Gnomonsong)
The (International) Noise Conspiracy Armed Love (re-release of 2004 album) (American/Reprise)
Jemima James Book Me Back in Your Dreams (first album in 15 years) (Tomato)
Liz Janes and Create Liz Janes and Create EP (Secretly Canadian)
Jimmy Eat World Stay on My Side Tonight EP (Interscope)
Anders Jormin XIEYI (ECM)
Journey Generations (Sanctuary)
Cledus T. Judd Presents Boogity, Boogity – A Tribute to the Comedic Genius of Ray Stevens (Koch Nashville)
Lucy Kaplansky The Tide (Red House)
Chris Kelsey Beyond Is and Is Not (Cadence)
Chris Kelsey Trio Wishing You Were Here (CIMP)
Royal Wade Kimes Snow (Christmas songs) (Wonderment)
Kiss Me Deadly Misty Medley (Alien 8/Southern)
KRS-One The Lost Album (Koch)
Smokin’ Joe Kubek Served Up Texas Style: The Best of (Rounder)
Ladytron The Witching Hour (Rykodisc)
Kenny Lattimore and Chante Moore Uncovered (Jive)
Steve Lawler Lights Out 3 (two CDs) (Global Underground)
Les Nubians Presents Echos (Artemis)
Let Go Let Go (The Militia Group)
Sylvie Lewis Tangos & Tantrums (Cheap Lullabye)
ZÀÜe Lewis Small Is Tremendous (Wildflower)
Little Big Town The Road to Here (Equity Music)
Living Things Ahead of the Lion (Jive)
Look What I Did Minutemen for the Moment (Combat/Koch)
Stephen Lynch The Craig Machine (W.A.R.?)
The Magic Numbers The Magic Numbers (Capitol)
Make Believe Shock of Being (Flameshovel/Southern)
Michael Mangia The Invisible Wall (Loft Box)
Martha’s Trouble Forget October (Aisling)
Leland Martin Leland Martin (Aspirion)
Mason You Were Supposed to Be Beautiful (School Night/Undecided)
Deneen McEachern Hard Dark Love (Tomato)
Eric McFadden Trio Joy of Suffering (Terminus)
Marian McPartland and Bruce Hornsby Piano Jazz (Concord)
Joe McPhee/Dominic Duval/Jay Rosen Trio-X Moods: Playing with the Elements (CIMP)
Rich Medina Connecting the Dots (Kindred Spirits US)
Don Menza Jack Rabbitt (Cadence)
Metric Live It Out (Last Gang)
Morricone Youth Silenzio Violente (Country Club)
Barbara Morrison Live at the Dakota (Dakota Live)
Mugison Mugimama, Is This Monkey Music? (Ipecac)
My Morning Jacket Z (RCA)
Nickelback All the Right Reasons (w/appearance by ex-Pantera/Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrell) (Roadrunner)
O.A.R. Stories of a Stranger (produced by Jerry Harrison; guests Bernie Worrell of P-Funk and Toby Lightman) (Lava/Atlantic)
Sin√àad O’Connor Throw Down Your Arms (reggae album w/Sly & Robbie; includes covers of Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Burning Spear and more) (Sanctuary)
Liam O’Maonlai (Hothouse Flowers vocalist) rian (rian records)
O-Solo The Last Level of Rap (TVT)
The Occasion Cannery Hours (Say Hey)
Jeffrey Osbourne From the Soul (covers of songs by Curtis Mayfield, Aretha Franklin, Roberta Flack and more) (Koch)
Oscar G. Made in Miami (two CDs; mix compilation w/tracks by Basement Jaxx, Funky Green Dogs and more) (Star 69)
Sista Monica Parker Can’t Keep a Good Woman Down (Mo Muscle)
Pastor Troy & Nino Hood Hustlin’ – The Mix Tape Vol. 2 (South Central)
Paths of Possession Promises in Blood (guest George Fisher of Cannibal Corpse) (Metal Blade)
Liz Phair Somebody’s Miracle (Capitol)
PorkBelly Futures Way Past Midnight (produced by David Gray) (Wildflower)
Joel Press Quartet How’s the Horn Treating You? (Cadence)
Prince Lasha & the Odean Pope Trio The Mystery of Prince Lasha (CIMP)
Randy & the Bloody Lovelies Lift (Cheap Lullaby)
Enrico Rava/Stefano Bollani/Paul Motian TATI (ECM)
Red CafÈ Got a Story to Tell (Capitol)
Tobias Rene Living Dreams (Aspirion)
Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys Dominos (Rounder)
The Ripple Effect (Jack DeJohnette and Third Zomby’s Ben Surman) Hybrids (Golden Beams/Kindred Rhythms)
Jay Rosen Songs for Samuel (CIMP)
Sa-Ra Second Time Around (w/Pharoahe Monche and J Dilla) (Sound in Color)
Sean T Ain’t Playin (guests the Game, Keak Da Sneak and more) (Sumday)
Craig Sellers Something Worth Fighting For (Cozy)
Jake Shimabukuro Dragon (Hitchhike)
Shinedown Us and Them (Atlantic)
Simple Plan MTV Live at the Hard Rock (performance w/bonus material, including acoustic tracks) (Atlantic)
Soulfly Dark Ages (Roadrunner)
Sound Tribe Sector 9 ARTiFACT: Perspectives (remixes by Bill Laswell, Ming + FS, Mr. Lif and more) (1320 Records)
Steve Spacek Space Shift (Sound in Color)
Sponge The Man (w/ex-Guns N’ Roses’ Gilby Clarke) (Idol)
The Standard Albatross (Yep Roc)
Straylight Run Prepare to Be Wrong (Victory)
T-Luni Street Credibility (moe doe/Sumday)
Tera Melos Tera Melos (Springman)
George Thorogood 30th Anniversary Tour: Live (CD/DVD combo) (Eagle Rock)
Ticonderoga The Heilig-Levine LP (54‚à´40′ or Fight!)
Tiger Saw Sing! (Kimchee)
Tokyo Rose New American Saint (guest Fred Mascherino of Taking Back Sunday) (SideCho)
The Tom Collins Daylight Tonight (Terminus)
The Tossers The Valley of the Shadow of Death (Victory)
Tragedy Khadafi Thug Matrix (w/Raekwon, Cormega, Mobb Deep’s Havoc, the Alchemist and more) (Koch)
Trife da God 718: Stapleton to Somalia (w/Ghostface Killah) (Koch)
Trina Glamourest Life (guests Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Kelly Rowland of Destiny’s Child and more) (Atlantic)
Tunnel Rats Both Sides (Thump)
Twista The Day After (w/Kanye West, Timbaland, the Neptunes’ Pharrell Williams, Jamie Foxx, Pitbull and more) (Atlantic)
Twisted Sister Live at Wacken – The Reunion (CD/DVD combo) (Eagle Rock)
V The Revelation Is Now Televised (guests Jill Scott and DJ Jazzy Jeff) (BBE)
The Very Hush Hush Mourir C’est Facile (Sao Bento Music)
Richard “Humpty” Vission Automatic (two CDs) (Thrive)
Hezekiah Walker Praise and Worship (DVD same day) (Verity/ZLG)
We Are Wolves We Are Wolves (Fat Possum)
Kirk Whalum Performs the Babyface Songbook (w/Babyface, Dave Koz, Christian McBride and more) (Rendezvous)
Young Sicc Spread the Word (PR)
VA 40 Years: A Charlie Brown Christmas (w/Vanessa Williams, Toni Braxton, Chaka Khan, Brian McKnight and more) (Concord)
VA Armageddon Over Wacken Live 2004 (three CDs; two DVDs same day; w/Anthrax, Dio and more) (Magick)
VA Butterfly Melodies: The Piano Tribute to Mariah Carey (Vitamin)
VA Celtic Crossroads (w/Sin√àad O’Connor, Mick McAuley and more) (Putumayo)
VA Corporate Love Breakdown: The Bluegrass Tribute to Radiohead (CMH)
VA Destinacion Nada: Tributo A Man· (Snake Machine)
VA Destination Lounge: New York City (two CDs w/bonus DVD; downtempo electronica collection) (Revive the Soul)
VA Eclectic CafÈ (Thump)
VA Goth Electro Tribute to Depeche Mode (w/Tina Root of Switchblade Symphony, Soil & Eclipse and more) (Cleopatra)
VA Guitar Tribute to Howie Day (Tribute Sounds)
VA I Believe to My Soul (produced by Joe Henry; w/Mavis Staples, Billy Preston, Allen Toussaint and more) (Work Song/Rhino)
VA Merry Mixmas: Christmas Classics Remixed (songs by Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole remixed by Mark Rae, Ursula 1000, Q-Burns and more) (Capitol/EMI)
VA NOW Latino (BMG Heritage)
VA Pickin’ on Lonestar (CMH)
VA Pickin’ on Rascall Flatts Volume 2: Fast Cars and Long Roads (CMH)
VA Show/D.I.T.C. Presents: Street Talk (exclusive tracks from Fat Joe, Big Pun, M.O.P. and more) (Lumberjack)
VA Smooth Sax Tribute to Brian McKnight (Tribute Sounds)
VA String Quartet Tribute to Relient K (Vitamin)
VA The Queensbridge Project (Koch)
VA The Sound of Young New York & Toronto (w/Death from Above 1979, Radio 4 and more) (Plant Music)
VA The String Quartet Tribute to Billy Joel (Vitamin)
VA Tribute to Gorillaz (Tribute Sounds)
VA Ultimate Samba Collection (two CDs) (Sunswept)
VA Wipeout Pure: The Official Soundtrack (electronica compilation w/Aphex Twin, LFO, Photek and more) (Distinctive)
VA Ewan Pearson Sci-Fi-Hi-Fi (mix CD w/tracks by Brazillian Girls, Feist and more) (Soma)
DVD Music Box Biographical Collection: Elvis Presley, Led Zeppelin and U2 (MVB Films)
DVD The Black Keys Live (Fat Possum)
DVD Body Count featuring Ice-T The Smoke Out Festival Presents (Eagle Rock)
DVD Cream Royal Albert Hall, London, May 2-3-5-6 (two DVDs) (Rhino)
DVD DMX The Smoke Out Festival Presents (Eagle Rock)
DVD Ian Hunter Just Another Night: Live at Astoria (2004 concert) (Music Video Distributors)
DVD Murphy’s Law Up with Us, Down with Them (live concert footage) (Music Video Distributors)
DVD Pixies Sell Out (reunion tour footage from seven 2004 shows) (Rhino)
DVD VA EXTRA: A Collection of Outstanding Electronic Music Videos (w/DJ Shadow and Mos Def, RJD2, Felix da Housecat and more) (!K7)