In The News: Jack White, Gaz Coombes, Suuns, Low Anthem, Sun Kil Moon, Veruca Salt, Holger Czukay, Johnny Cash, John Coltrane And More

Jack White will release third solo album Boarding House Reach, his first all-new LP in almost four years, March 23 via Third Man/Columbia. Being the Man In White, he was able to assemble a backing band of players whose résumés include work with the likes of Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, John Legend, Mariah Carey, David Byrne, Marc Anthony and Depeche Mode. Guess White does know what to do with himself and others … World’s Strongest Man, the third solo release from former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes, is out May 4 via Hot Fruit/Caroline … Suuns shine a light on their latest batch of songs March 2 with Felt (Secretly Canadian), the follow-up to 2016’s Hold/StillThe Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depth Of The Sea is the latest from the Low Anthem, out February 23 on Joyful Noise … Alasdair Roberts has hooked up with Amble Skuse and David McGuinness for What News, an album of traditional songs, out March 23 on Drag City … Young Galaxy will self-release Down Time on April 6 … Meshell Ndegeocello‘s Ventriloquism, out March 16 on Naïve/Believe, is an album of covers, featuring her interpretations of songs by Prince, TLC, Janet Jackson, Tina Turner, Force MDs, George Clinton and Lisa Lisa & The Cult Jam Featuring Full Force … Legacy will release Lady Bird: Soundtrack From The Motion Picture—featuring the likes of Alanis Morissette, HAIM, John Cale, the Monkees, Dave Matthews Band, Altered Images, Reel Big Fish, Love, Ani DiFranco and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony—on CD (February 2) and as a double LP (March 16) … The just-released Never Stop II marks album number 13 for the Bad Plus (Legbreaker) and the trio’s first featuring pianist Orrin Evans … On February 23, Genesis keyboardist extraordinaire Tony Banks will release Five (BMG), the Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer’s 10th non-Genesis album and third orchestral LP … Composed by Josh Urist and featuring contributions from musicians who’ve worked with the likes of Arcade Fire, Iron And Wine, Bon Iver, Taylor Swift and TV On The Radio, The Cold Equations is the soundtrack to an imaginary film of the same name that was inspired by a 1954 science-fiction short story by Tom Godwin … On February 16, Rough Trade will issue debut Sun Kil Moon album Ghosts Of The Great Highway as a double-LP set … Eight Arms To Hold You, Veruca Salt’s 1997 album (long out of print on vinyl), will be issued as a 120-gram-black-LP edition January 26 by Geffen/UMe … Also on January 26, A&M/UMe will reissue John Hiatt‘s Bring The Family (1987) and Slow Turning (1988) on 180-gram black vinyl, marking the first time they’re available as LPs since they were initially released … Holger right there, krautrock lovers: On March 23, Grönland will issue Cinema, a five-LP/CD celebrating the music of recently departed Can co-founder Holger Czukay, including collaborations with Brian Eno, Jah Wobble, Karlheinz Stockhausen and others … Anthology: Those Boys From Carolina, They Sure Enough Could Sing… is a career-spanning comp from Uncle Walt’s Band, out March 9 via Omnivore … Recorded on Feb. 10, 1963, in Cambridge, Mass., Doc Watson‘s Live At Club 47 will be out February 9 on CD and April 27 on LP courtesy of Yep Roc and the Southern Folklife Collection at the University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill Libraries … GarciaLive Volume Ten: May 20th, 1990 Hilo Civic Auditorium captures a Jerry Garcia show in Hawaii almost three decades ago, and it’s out February 23 via Round … OneRepublic concert film Live In South Africa is out on Blu-ray courtesy of Eagle Vision on February 23 … The first quarter of 2018 is looking pretty, pretty, pretty strong vinyl-wise for ORG Music: Out now are Sister Rosetta Tharpe‘s Live In 1960, the limited-edition Johnny Cash & Jerry Lee LewisSunday Down South (which will be widely available in May) and various-artists comp Sun Records Does Hank Williams (which also features Cash and Lewis alongside lesser-known Sun artists); out in March are Milt Jackson & John Coltrane‘s Bags & Trane (the only time the two legends recorded together) and Bud Powell‘s The Essen Jazz Festival Concert from 1960 … The new year also isn’t too shabby for Real Gone Music, with March 2 issues of Jackie DeShannon‘s Stone Cold Soul: The Complete Capitol Recordings (which includes five unreleased tracks), the Oak Ridge Boys‘ When I Sing For Him: The Complete Columbia And RCA Singles (a two-CD set documenting the group’s ‘7os period with Columbia and its ’90s stint at RCA) and Axe‘s Rock ‘N’ Roll Party: The Complete Atco Recordings.