In The News: Richard Thompson & Jeff Tweedy, Titus Andronicus, Dream Syndicate, Who, Fall, Freedy Johnston, Parlour Tricks And More


Richard Thompson has announced the June 23 release of his Jeff Tweedy-produced new album, Still, on Fantasy … After 17 years, Refused has returned to bring us Freedom via Epitaph on June 30. The band will embark on a world tour this summer … Merge has signed Titus Andronicus and will issue the band’s fourth studio album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy (a five-act rock opera) on July 28. Leading up to the release, the band will perform a five-night engagement at Brooklyn’s Shea Stadium … The Days Of Wine And Roses, the Dream Syndicate’s long out-of-print debut album, will be available again complete with unheard bonus tracks on June 16 via Omnivore … On June 30, the Who’s Live At Shea Stadium 1982 will be released in its entirety for the first time on DVD, Blu-ray and digital video by Eagle Rock, in celebration of the band’s 50th anniversary … The Arkive, the new catalog and archive department for Beggars Group, has announced the June 16 reissue of several albums by the Fall: The Wonderful And Frightening World Of The Fall, The Wonderful And Frightening Escape Route to The Fall, This Nation’s Saving Grace and Schtick: Yarbles Revisited … The Grammy Award-winning Thelonious Monk anthology by Concord Music Group, The Complete Riverside Recordings, will be reissued on May 19 via the Riverside imprint as a reconfigured boxed set … Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin will release new album The High Country on June 2 via Polyvinyl … Neon Repairman is the first new album in five years from Freedy Johnston, due out June 25 … July 24 marks the release of Eleni Mandell’s 10th studio album, Dark Lights Up, via Yep Roc … The debut LP from Parlour Tricks, Broken Hearts/Bones, will be available from Bar None on June 23 … Summer Fiction’s latest full-length, Himalaya, is due out June 16.

—Emily Costantino