In The News: Scott H. Biram, Sam Patch, WHY?, Summer Moon, Shannon Wright And More

The 10th album from Scott H. Biram, The Bad Testament, will be available from Bloodshot on February 24 … Arcade Fire’s Tim Kingsbury has unveiled his new project, Sam Patch, along with the February 17 release of debut LP Yeah You, And I via Dep … WHY?’s sixth album, Moh Lhean, is due out from Joyful Noise on March 3 … Summer Moon is the new band featuring Nikolai Fraiture of the Strokes, Stephen Perkins of Jane’s Addiction, Camila Grey of Uh Huh Her and Noah Harmon of the Airborne Toxic Event. The band’s debut LP, With You Tonight, will be released February 24 … Turbo, the 1986 album from Judas Priest, will be reissued as a remastered three-CD set February 3 by Sony … Drag City has announced the February 24 release of Pangs, the ninth LP by Alasdair Roberts … March 24 will see the release of Pontiak’s new record, Dialectic Of Ignorance, from Thrill Jockey … Shannon Wright’s new album, Division, is set for a February 3 release from Vicious Circle … a girl a bottle a boat is the new Train LP, due out from Columbia on January 27 … Omnivore will issue two of Art Pepper’s West Coast Sessions! albums, with volume 1 featuring Sonny Stitt, and Pete Jolly on volume 2, on February 3 … On February 17, Otis Taylor will release his 15th album, Fantasizing About Being Black, via his Trance Blues Festival label … The new release from Eric Matthews, Too Much World, will be out in February on Lo-Fidelity … Guy Clark will be honored March 3 with the release of a 19-track compilation album, Guy Clark: Best Of The Dualtone Years.

—Emily Costantino