March looks like an incredible month for music, new and old alike, with fresh tunes from a reunited Fanny, David Byrne, Jack White, Americana legends 6 String Drag, metal mavens Judas Priest, the almighty Ministry, and the blues duo of Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite. Throw in reissues of righteous jams by Hawkwind, Tom Waits, NRBQ, and Geoff and Maria Muldaur as well as archive releases from Jimi Hendrix, Todd Rundgren, and Rev. Gary Davis and you have a great month for music that will definitely put a strain on your budget!
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The Breeders - All Nerve BUY!
Fanny - Fanny Walked the Earth BUY!
Sue Foley - The Ice Queen BUY!
Hawkwind - The Emergency Broadcast Years 1994-1997 BUY!
Moby - Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt BUY!
Todd Rungren - All Sides of the Roxy: May 1978 BUY!
Chris Smithers - Call Me Lucky BUY!
Andrew W.K. - You're Not Alone BUY!
6 String Drag - Top of the World BUY!
Allman Brothers Band - Back On the Road [radio broadcast] BUY!
David Byrne - American Utopia BUY!
Albert Hammond, Jr. - Francis Trouble BUY!
Jimi Hendrix - Both Sides of the Sky BUY!
Judas Priest - Firepower BUY!
Marillion - Brave [deluxe box set] BUY!
Matthews Southern Comfort - Like A Radio BUY!
Ministry - AmeriKKKant BUY!
Mud Morganfield - They Call Me Mud BUY!
Nick Moss Band w/Dennis Gruenling - The High Cost of Low Living BUY!
Uncle Walt's Band - Anthology BUY!
Tom Waits - Closing Time [vinyl reissue] BUY!
Various Artists - Memphis Rent Party [vinyl] BUY!
The Decemberists - I'll Be Your Girl BUY!
NRBQ - NRBQ BUY!
Yo La Tengo - There's A Riot Going On BUY!
Rev. Gary Davis - The Avant Garde Recordings BUY!
Guided by Voices - Space Gun BUY!
Michael Nesmith & the First National Band - Loose Salute BUY!
Michael Nesmith & the First National Band - Magnetic South BUY!
Michael Nesmith & the First National Band - Nevada Fighter BUY!
The Residents - Duck Stab/Buster & Glen [pREServed Edition] BUY!
The Residents - Fingerprince [pREServed Edition] BUY!
The Sword - Used Future BUY!
Jack White - Boarding House Reach BUY!
Ben Harper & Charlie Musslewhite - No Mercy In This Land BUY!
Ken Hensley (ex Uriah Heep) - 'Rare & Timeless' BUY!
The Lyman Family with Lisa Kindred - Avatar BUY!
Geoff & Maria Muldaur - Pottery Pie BUY!
Geoff & Maria Muldaur - Sweet Potatoes BUY!
Album of the Month: The Residents' Fingerprince. In a month with new music from Jack White, Mud Morganfield, and David Byrne this is a hard call, but I'm going to go with one of the more obscure 1970s-era released by the enigmatic sonic terrorists the Residents. Part of the band's ongoing reissue series - many of these albums have been out-of-print for years - 1977's Fingerprince was the Residents' third LP and alongside the band's usual avant garde monkeywrenching, it featured innovative guitarist Snakefinger. The "pREServed Edition" reissue includes a second disc of live tracks and studio outtakes. A similar reissue of the band's Duck Stab/Buster & Glen EPs comes the same day; the Residents' groundbreaking, earthshaking first two albums were previously reissued with extra goodies, part of a year-long celebration of the little band that could...