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New Music Wednesday - Bob Seger, Peter Frampton

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Rock is back in a real way, including old school rock from some classic rock legends as well as Nicole Richie's dad! May we recommend the Black Keys, Catfish Haven, Everclear, Hella, Roger Manning Jr. (from Beck's band and Jellyfish), The Mars Volta, Los Lobos, (Santa Barbara's) Sugarcult, TV on the Radio, and yes even JT

Basement Jaxx - Crazy Itch Radio (XL Recordings)
Bettie Serveert - Bare Stripped Naked (with DVD; Minty Fresh)
Black Label Society - Shot to Hell (Roadrunner)
Black Keys - Magic Potion (Nonesuch)
Blowfly - Blowfly's Punk Rock Party (Alternative Tentacles)
Brazilian Girls - Talk to la Bomb (Verve Forecast)
Catfish Haven - Tell Me (Secretly Canadian)
Kasey Chambers - Carnival (Warner Bros.)
Ornette Coleman - Sound Grammar (Sound Grammar)
Shawn Colvin - These Four Walls (Nonesuch)
Robert Cray Band - Live From Across the Pond (two CDs; Vanguard)
Everclear - Welcome to the Drama Club (Eleven Seven)
Peter Frampton - Fingerprints (New Door)
Governor - Son of Pain (Atlantic)
"Grey's Anatomy: Volume 2" soundtrack (Hollywood)
Hella - Acoustics (EP; 5 Rue Christine)

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Ima Robot - Monument to the Masses (Virgin)
Jihad Jerry & the Evildoers - Mine Is Not a Holy War (Cordless)
Jordan Knight - Love Songs (Trans-Con)
L.A. Guns - Loud and Dangerous (Shrapnel)
Los Abandoned - Mix Tape (Vapor/ Sanctuary)
Los Lobos - The Town and the City (Hollywood)
Roger Joseph Manning Jr. - The Land of Pure Imagination (digipak; Cordless)
The Mars Volta - Amputechture (GSL/ Universal)
Branford Marsalis - Braggtown (Marsalis)
Mastodon - Blood Mountain (Reprise; limited-edition version with DVD also available)
John Mayer - Continuum (Columbia)
Pat Metheny and Brad Mehldau - Metheny/ Mehldau (Nonesuch)
The Mooney Suzuki - The Maximum Black EP (V2)
Jason Moran - Artist in Residence (Blue Note)
Norma Jean - Redeemer (Tooth & Nail)
Papa Roach - The Paramour Sessions (Geffen)
Psychostick - We Couldn't Think of a Title (Rock Ridge)
Purrs - The Purrs (digipak; Sarathan)
The Rapture - Pieces of the People We Love (Universal Motown)
Lionel Richie - Coming Home (Island)
Bob Seger - Face the Promise (Capitol)
Slumber Party - Musik (Kill Rock Stars)
Subhumans (Canada) - New Dark Age Parade (Alternative Tentacles)
Sugarcult - Lights Out (V2)
Swollen Members - Black Magic (Battle Axe)
Tall Firs - Tall Firs (digipak; Ecstatic Peace)
Tally Hall - Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum (Quack!Media)
Justin Timberlake - FutureSex/LoveSounds (Jive)
TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain (Interscope)
Two Ton Boa - Paraciticide (Kill Rock Stars)
Veruca Salt - IV (Sympathy for the Record Industry)
Vincent Van Go Go - Do U Know? (digipak; Quango)
"Wassup Rockers" soundtrack (Record Collection)
Xiu Xiu - The Air Force (5 Rue Christine)
Yo La Tengo - I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass (Matador)

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