In The News: Har Mar Superstar, Handsome Family, Pastels, Miles Davis, Albert King And More


Har Mar Superstar, the project of Sean Tillman, will issue fifth full-length Bye Bye 17 on April 23 via Cult Records … Wilderness is the upcoming new album from husband-and-wife duo the Handsome Family, set for a May 14 release via Carrot Top … On May 28, the Pastels will issue Slow Summits (Domino), which will feature guest appearances from the likes of Annabel Wright, Norman Blake and two-thirds of To Rococo Rot … Eagle Rock has announced the March 19 release of Live At Montreux 1991 on DVD and Blu-ray. The film features Miles Davis with Quincy Jones and the Gil Evans Orchestra at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1991, just months before Davis’ death … The late Ron Asheton was honored with a tribute concert in 2011 by Iggy & The Stooges, Henry Rollins, Deniz Tek and more. The performance will be available on DVD via MVD on April 9 … Albert King’s 1967 album Born Under A Bad Sign will be reissued by Stax on April 5, complete with unreleased bonus tracks … Four iconic country albums from Kenny Rogers, Glen Campbell, Merle Haggard and Wanda Jackson will be reissued on 180-gram vinyl from Capitol Nashville on March 12.

—Emily Costantino