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Paul McCartney and Wings – Venus and Mars; At the Speed of Sound (1975-76; 2014 reissues)

Paul McCartney and Wings – Venus and Mars; At the Speed of Sound (1975-76; 2014 reissues)

Whatever their faults, these two Wings albums remain amiable artifacts from a moment of deep domesticity for Paul McCartney.

Kami Thompson, “Careful” from Family (2014): One Track Mind

Kami Thompson, “Careful” from Family (2014): One Track Mind

Kami Thompson leads the Thompson family band through a country-pop romp called “Careful.”

Big Star – #1 Record and Radio City (2014)

Big Star – #1 Record and Radio City (2014)

As brilliant as Alex Chilton no doubt was, there’s more to Big Star.

Peter White – Smile (2014)

Peter White – Smile (2014)

Spirited and sophisticated, White builds on an impressive legacy with Al Stewart.

‘I’m still kind of shocked and delirious': Nils Lofgren goes inside his personal new box set

‘I’m still kind of shocked and delirious': Nils Lofgren goes inside his personal new box set

This hand-picked nine-CD, one-DVD collection arrives today.

Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio – Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio (2014)

Ready or not, here comes 2013’s Monk International Competition saxophone winner Melissa Aldana. ‘Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio’ marks a solid first step in the post-Big Win phase of her young career.

Hiromi – Alive (2014)

Hiromi – Alive (2014)

Ahmad Jamal once said Hiromi “has discovered her own genre.” He was on to something.

One Track Mind: Harvey Mason, “Chameleon” from Chameleon (2014)

One Track Mind: Harvey Mason, “Chameleon” from Chameleon (2014)

Harvey Mason’s upcoming debut on the Concord Music label puts the iconic session drummer squarely into his old jazz-funk environs where he made a name for himself back in the 1970s.

Exclusive stream: Helen Sung, “Brother Thelonious” from Anthem For A New Day (2014)

A past winner of the Mary Lou Williams Piano Competition, Helen Sung knows her way around eighty-eight keys, and after five well-received albums, this NYC residing, Houston, Texas native is bringing her talents to the Concord Music label.

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Creedence Clearwater Revival: Boxed Set (2013)

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Creedence Clearwater Revival: Boxed Set (2013)

Creedence Clearwater Revival was a canny name, considering the way the band nudged rock — in a moment when their San Francisco brethren were pushing it further out in the space — back toward its R&B roots.