New Music Releases – From 3 August 2018

Catch up on the latest new music releases starting 3 August 2018





Just Added – Amy Ray, Colter Wall, Graham Parker, Iron & Wine, JP Harris

Out Now – Houndmouth, Amanda Shires, Jim Lauderdale, Lucero, Hot Rize

Next Week –  Jason Eady, Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis, Shooter Jennings


Catch up on the latest new music releases starting 3 August 2018


Plenty of activity as you can see from new stuff this week, next week and some interesting additions.

Another full week of add-ons to the entire to-come list, alphabetically speaking – Alright Alright, Amy Ray (The Indigo Girls), Brad Peterson, The Brother Brothers, Carl Broemel (My Morning Jacket), Colter Wall, Eoin Glackin, Graham Parker, Hush Kids (Jill Andrews and Peter Groenwald), Iron & Wine, Jamie Lin Wilson, The Jellyman’s Daughter, Jeremiah Johnson, JP Harris, Kandace Springs, Michael Martin Murphey, Sarah Borges & The Broken Singles, The Tannahill Weavers, Tom Morello, Tyler Grant and Robin Kessinger . 

The updated list shows albums recently made available and those in the pipeline, now stretching to October 2018 – album cover, artist, title and release date, with the last category in chronological order for your viewing ease.  Where we have written more detail about a particular collection or have reviewed it prior to, or after, its public issue, you can click on the album title and you will be magically transported to the relevant article.

If you click on just about every album cover, you will go the Amazon purchase page – in case that is your preferred method of acquisition – you will also find more details there as well.

Some album covers have not been made available yet.  We’ll keep on checking back and including them as soon as we can.



If you want to add an entry, please let us know by:

commenting below or

dropping us an e-line at team@listeningthroughthelens.com.   


Listings should roughly fall into the roots music category (as widely defined as you like) and only full collections – we do not want to clog up this space with EPs and singles.

With each update we include a header and feature image from our own Jim Jacob.  The picture may have something to do with the new material, or just chosen at random.  In the latter case, they will be mostly ones we haven’t used before from our extensive live music image archive.  This week Jim dispenses with live music and takes us to places we have never been before (!) with some striking images. 


Catch up on the latest new music releases starting 3 August 2018


Okay, DRUM ROLL>>>>


 Purchase Link Artists Title Release Date
Amanda Shires To The Sunset Aug 3
High Fidelity Hills and Home Aug 3
Hot Rize Hot Rize 40th Anniversary Bash Aug 3
Houndmouth Golden Age Aug 3
James House and The Blues Cowboys James House and The Blues Cowboys Aug 3
Jim Lauderdale Time Flies Aug 3
Jim Lauderdale & Roland White Jim Lauderdale & Roland White Aug 3
Lucero Among The Ghosts Aug 3
Shemekia Copeland America’s Child Aug 3
Benjamin Jason Douglas First World Blues Aug 10
Chad Elliott & The Redemptions Rest Heavy: The Sun Studio Sessions Aug 10
Cordovas That Santa Fe Channel Aug 10
Jason Eady I Travel On Aug 10
The Magpie Salute High Water I Aug 10
Mountain Heart Soul Searching Aug 10
  Mountain Lions We Are Aug 10
Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis Wild! Wild! Wild! Aug 10
Shooter Jennings Shooter Aug 10
The War and Treaty Healing Tide Aug 10
Zak Trojano Wolf Trees Aug 10
Austin Lucas Immortal Americans Aug 17
Buck Owens Country Singer’s Prayer Aug 17
Dillon Carmichael Hell On An Angel Aug 17
Joe Ely The Lubbock Tapes: Full Circle Aug 17
Justin Hiltner and Jon Weisberger Watch It Burn Aug 17
  Lydia Luce Azalea Aug 17
Newtown NewTown, Old World Aug 17
  The Stubborn Lovers Mother Road Aug 17
Bill and the Belles Dreamsongs, Etc Aug 24
Brad Peterson The Unknown Album Aug 24
Candi Staton Unstoppable Aug 24
The Devil Makes Three Chains Are Broken Aug 24
Gabriel Kahane Book Of Travelers Aug 24
Jeremiah Johnson Straitjacket Aug 24
Murder By Death The Other Shore Aug 24
Ryan Culwell The Last American Aug 24
  Tyler Grant and Robin Kessinger Kanawha County Flatpicking Aug 24
  Geoff Achison Sovereign Town Aug 25
Joe Fiddle The Longest Walk Aug 30
Aaron Lee Tasjan Karma For Cheap Aug 31
Big Red Machine People Aug 31
Courtney Hartman & Taylor Ashton Been On Your Side Aug 31
Donnie Fritts June: A Tribute To Arthur Alexander Aug 31
Iron & Wine Weed Garden Aug 31
The Tannahill Weavers Orach Aug 31
Various King Of The Road: A Tribute To Roger Miller Aug 31
  Dennis Duff Songs From Lyon County Sep 7
  Gaelynn Lea Learning How To Stay Sep 7
Jordie Lane Glassellland Sep 7
Kandace Springs Indigo Sep 7
Mike Farris Silver and Stone Sep 7
  The New Reveille The Keep Sep 7
Paul Simon In The Blue Light Sep 7
Ruston Kelly Dying Star Sep 7
Spiritualized And Nothing Hurt Sep 7
The Stray Birds Let It Pass Sep 7
The Stryker Brothers Burn Band Sep 7
Tom Freund East Of Lincoln Sep 7
William Elliott Whitmore Kilonova Sep 7
Kathy Mattea Pretty Bird Sep 9
Alejandro Escovedo The Crossing Sep 14
Asleep At The Wheel New Routes Sep 14
Alex Clare Three Days At Greenmount Sep 14
  Barbara Blue Fish in Dirty H2O Sep 14
Cedric Burnside Benton County Relic Sep 14
  David Nail & The Well Ravens Only This And Nothing More Sep 14
  decker. Born To Wake Up Sep 14
Harmony Rockets  Lachesis/Clotho/Atropos Sep 14
  He Arrived By Helicopter The Shiny Hostel Sep 14
Marc Ribot Goodbye Beautiful/Songs of Resistance 1942-2018 Sep 14
Richard Thompson 13 Rivers Sep 14
  St. Paul & The Broken Bones Young Sick Camellia Sep 14
Various Chicago Plays The Stones Sep 14
Willie Nelson My Way Sep 14
Amy Helm This Too Shall Light Sep 21
Billy F Gibbons

The Big Bad News

Sep 21
Carl Broemel

Wished Out

Sep 21
Graham Parker

Cloud Symbols

Sep 21
Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard

Sing Me Back Home: The DC Tapes, 1965-1969

Sep 21
  The Jellyman’s Daughter Dead Reckoning Sep 21
Joe Bonamassa Redemption Sep 21
  Kristina Murray Southern Ambrosia Sep 21
  Lauren Balthrop This Time Around Sep 21
Mandy Barnett Strange Conversation Sep 21
  Matthew Perryman Jones The Waking Hours Sep 21
  Scott Sharrard Saving Grace Sep 21
  Amy Ray Holler Sep 28
The Black Lillies Stranger To Me Sep 28
  Eoin Glackin Fires Of Innocence Sep 28
The Joy Formidable AAARTH Sep 28
  Madeleine Besson Journey Home Sep 28
  Salim Nourallah Somewhere South Of Sane Sep 28
Tom Petty An American Treasure (Boxed Set) Sep 28
Tony Joe White Bad Mouthin’ Sep 28
Wes Charlton Morning Stars Sep 28
  Summer Magic Sharks and Other Dangers Sep 30
  The Band of Heathens A Message For The People Sep
  Elise Davis Cactus Sep
  Town Mountain New Freedom Blues Oct 4
  Alright Alright Nearby Oct 5
Cat Power Wanderer Oct 5
Gregory Alan Isakov Evening Machines Oct 5
  JP Harris Sometimes Dogs Bark At Nothing Oct 5
Michael Martin Murphey Austinology: Alleys Of Austin Oct 5
  Sylvia Rose Novak Someone Else’s War Oct 5
  Will Hoge My American Dream Oct 5
Austin Coleman Long Mile From Home Oct 8
Colter Wall Songs Of The Plains Oct 12
  Dusty Stray Estranged Oct 12
Elvis Costello Look Now Oct 12
  Sarah Borges & The Broken Singles Love’s Middle Name Oct 12
Tom Morello The Atlas Underground Oct 12
  Becky Warren Undesirable Oct 19
  The Brother Brothers Some People I Know Oct 19
  The Dirty River Boys Mesa Starlight Oct 19
  Jamie Lin Wilson Jumping Over Rocks Oct 26
  Rosanne Cash She Remembers Everything Oct 26
  Hush Kids Hush Kids Oct 28



Catch up on the latest new music releases starting 3 August 2018

Catch up on the latest new music releases starting 3 August 2018

Catch up on the latest new music releases starting 3 August 2018

Catch up on the latest new music releases starting 3 August 2018

Catch up on the latest new music releases starting 3 August 2018

Catch up on the latest new music releases starting 3 August 2018




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