New Tunage – The Jewel CD is superb and the Peal Jam CD is better than almost everything they have done since “Vs.”!

New CD Releases – May 2, 2006
Beethoven’s Wig Many More Sing Along Symphonies (Rounder)
Brandtson Hello, Control. (The Militia Group)
Clear Static Clear Static (Maverick)
Coachwhips Double Death (CD/DVD combo) (Narnack)
Current 93 Black Ships Ate the Sky (guest vocals by Marc Almond, Antony, Bonnie √ęPrince√≠ Billy, Shirley Collins and more) (Durtro)
Danko Jones Sleep Is the Enemy (Razor & Tie)
Alejandro Escovedo The Boxing Mirror (produced by John Cale) (Back Porch/Narada/EMI)
The Fever In the City of Sleep (Kemado)
Gigi Gold & Wax (Palm Pictures)
Governor Son of Pain (Atlantic)
Roy Hargrove Quintet Nothing Serious (w/Slide Hampton) (Verve)
Jewel Goodbye Alice in Wonderland (Atlantic)
The Lovely Feathers Hind Hind Legs (Equator)
Ministry Rio Grande Blood: The True Story of Faith, Family and Flag (Megaforce/13th Planet)
None More Black This Is Satire (Fat Wreck Chords)
Pearl Jam Pearl Jam (J Records)
The RH Factor (w/Roy Hargrove) Distractions (guest producer/vocalist D’Angelo) (Verve)
The Soft Lightes (formerly known as Incredible Moses Leroy) Say No to Being Cool, Say Yes to Being Happy (Bar/None)
Thursday City by the Light Divided (produced by Dave Fridmann) (Island)
Ralph Towner Time Line (ECM)
Wolfmother Wolfmother (Interscope)
DVD Chieli Minucci and Special EFX A Night with (Shanachie)