…..news letter #1016 – kid eh…..

Crazy week around here, lots of fun stuff in, and out the door just as quick. A hot selling preorder on the Radiohead Kid A reissue, if you want one, best to get your name down sooner than later on a preorder.

Other than that, not much to report, although really, I’ve basically changed the instore hours Mon-Fri as 11-6. I’m here, and someone always seems to show up to browse so why not just make it official. Our other current policies below just in case you’ve missed it…

– in-store shopping/pick ups – 11 – 6 pm Monday – Friday, 11 am – 4 pm Saturday
(if you don’t want to come into the store for a pick up, call and/or use the back door)
– Max 4 people in the store at a time
– Wear a mask (if you don’t have one, we’ll have some)
– Sanitize your hands (we’ll have some)
…..pick of the week…..

Les Rallizes Denudes: Double Heads 1980-1981 (No Label) BOX
They were punk before punks, avant rockers before avant rock, noise before noise and their on-again/off-again career, which spanned the years 1967-1996, continues to cast a huge shadow across the psychedelic underground. Between August 1980 and March 1981, Les Rallizes Dénudés (or The Naked Larrys, as the long-lost acetate they are rumoured to have recorded for Virgin Records in the mid Seventies dubbed them) played seven concerts in and around Tokyo. Never officially released, illicit nth generation cassette copies circulated in Japanese fan circles for many years, attaining a whispered, Holy Grail status amongst initiates to the Rallizes cult. High quality soundboard versions were finally released by the secretive Univive label in 2005. Three of the best of these concerts were collected on Double Heads (and now this 7xLP Set), all recorded at Yaneura, a small club in the teeming neon teen shopping mecca of Shibuya in Tokyo. Together these three concerts comprise a singular pivotal moment in Les Rallizes Dénudés development – Mainlining an elegantly wasted take on two-chord Avant garage that makes direct reference to Plastic Inevitable etr Velvet Underground with some of Mitzuni’s most beautifully decadent fuzz guitar as well as some of the most glacially psychedelic music of their long career. As the old ESP-Disk banner used to promise, truly, YOU NEVER HEARD SUCH SOUNDS.

File Under: Japan, Psych
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…..new arrivals…..

Ænigmatum: Deconsecrate (20 Buck Spin) LP
ON ROYAL BLUE INSIDE ELECTRIC BLUE W/ NEON PINK & MUSTARD YELLOW SPLATTER VINYL!!! The idiosyncratic methodology of Portland’s Ænigmatum is instantly apparent from the whip-start blast of “Forged From Bedlam”, the opening track of their second album Deconsecrate. While the pace is frenetic, speed is never a crutch to be relied upon, but rather one deliberate device in a sprawling collection of melodically precise and technically riveting fragmented death shards. The eight songs on Deconsecrate constitute a labyrinthian structure of twisting nuanced complexity and intricate explosive chaos. Blood-freezing and incandescently beautiful at once, Ænigmatum temper their withering elaborate intensity with astonishingly elegant melodic passages carved into the mind, like towering marble hallucinations. Immersing in this album, one might be forgiven assuming they’d stumbled upon a lost obscurity of mid-90s Gothenburg, the dark harmonies, the dual guitars, the staggering rhythm section; but in fact Ænigmatum have bequeathed a startlingly ambitious paragon of mystifying esoteric death metal magnificence.

File Under: Metal
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Jay Chattaway: Maniac Cop OST (Ship to Shore) LP
Red vinyl! Unavailable on a physical format since its initial release in 1988, Ship to Shore PhonoCo. is proud to announce the release of Jay Chattaway’s original score to cult hit Maniac Cop! New York City finds itself terrorized by a seemingly insane killer who dresses up like a cop, with the chief suspect claiming he was framed and City Hall ostensively involved in some kind of cover-up. Can the detective on the case figure out what’s going on? With its illustrious cast – Tom Atkins, Bruce Campbell, Robert Z’Dar, Richard Roundtree, William Smith and many more (not to mention a cameo from boxing legend Jake LaMotta) – and an infectious blend of both horror & action, swirled with a nice thick core of detective procedural, it’s easy to see why Maniac Cop has remained a favourite of genre-lovers over the last three decades. Now, after 33 years, fans of Maniac Cop will no longer have to be silent forever as the original motion picture score – an electronic homage to film noir that also manages to retain its own identity as a thriller soundtrack – walks the streets again in this limited vinyl edition, featuring artwork by acclaimed artist Ghoulish Gary and containing liner notes from drive-in movie critic Joe Bob Briggs and composer Jay Chattaway!

File Under: OST
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Craven Idol: Forked Tongues (Dark Descent) LP
Coloured vinyl! Old school stalwarts Craven Idol celebrate their 15th anniversary with third opus Forked Tongues. Swearing by the gods of old, the North London veterans further hone their unique blend of old school extreme metal. “After spending a month on the road with Mystifer, we are a closer-knit unit than ever before. There’s a good reason for this being the longest standing line-up in our fifteen-year existence. The entire band lived and breathed this record in the months preceding the studio, and the performances delivered by each member are testament to their dedication to untarnished extreme metal of old,” says founding member Sadistik Wrath. “Forked Tongues is a vicious and concerted tribute to folly of mankind. In these godless days of Sodom, craven idols are in their element, wheeling and dealing, beckoning you to follow their treacherous causes. The apocalyptic legends of ancient Greece read like unholy divination… and it is from them that we drew the subject matter for the record.” Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Tom Dring at Southport’s Vagrant Recordings, Forked Tongues showcases a rawer side of Craven Idol, aiming to bottle the band’s live ferocity.

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Crazy Doberman: Everyone is Rolling Down (Astral Spirits) LP
“We’ve been huge fans of the Crazy Doberman crew for a long time here at Astral Spirits HQ, going all the way back to hearing hell is within us (Castle Bravo, 2017). It goes without saying that their sound has evolved, shifted, changed as any good collective/group should over time. We were blown away when they handed over what was to become Illusory Expansion (Astral Spirits, 2020) and ran through two cassette pressings in a little over a month (also in the midst of a goddamn pandemic). So of course we asked Crazy Doberman if they would want to do a vinyl release to follow that up. After moving from the midwest to Richmond, VA, the Doberman crew set up a new studio space and christened it with the recording of their latest missive Everyone is Rolling Down a Hill a collection of studio experiments that goes beyond what this crew has done in the past and into new territory. The playing on Everyone is Rolling Down a Hill is less hurried with more space and atmosphere. There is still a dark midwestern basement vibe in the best way possible—serious kudos to the group for an album that sounds like a lost relic from another era, while still somehow being completely modern and inventive. There’s less cacophony and more focus, sure there are the free jazz workouts like “Strange New Life Forms Emerge” that wouldn’t sound out of place on Miles Davis’ Dark Magus, but the Doberman crew also digs into the electronic meets musique concrete of “While the World Dries Out Around the Fire,” the lo-fi basement rock of the opener “Five Ghosts Share a Chair on an Autumn Day in Siberia,” and even into the John Carpenter meets Umberto closer “Cold Comfort In Memoriam.” Easily some of the collective’s strongest work to date, especially coming from the Crazy Doberman crew that never seems to stop creating.”

File Under: Experimental, Jazz
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John Dwyer & Friends: Moon-Drenched (Castle Face) LP
The same crew as the boundary pulsing improvisation record Bent Arcana has made a trajectory shift and picked up Ben Boye along the path. The aptly-named Moon-Drenched is the second installment from these sessions and keeps a heavy-lidded late night perspective on things as it eases from the somewhat familiar liminal twilight of skittering hues of black-blue and snaking street groove, to fizzing off into the ether in pursuit of lunar prism beams heretofore unseen. The more rhythmically dialed bits here have a lysergic halo of strangeness to them, and the wispy bits between are spun of iridescent gossamer. It sounds like a frizzled message from a future just filthy with guitar hoots echoing off of neon-splattered high rises, oil-slicked waterways and skittering digital beasts. For Castle Face’s money this is the strangest slice of this last bunch of John Dwyer and his crew’s improvisations.

File Under: Psych, Experimental
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Eight Point Star: s/t (VHF) LP
Remarkable debut album by new Cosmic-Appalachian string band, birthed from the same Virginia firmament that has brought forth Pelt, Jack Rose, Black Twig Pickers, and Spiral Joy Band. Led by Mike Gangloff’s droning fiddle and Matt Peyton’s fingerpicked guitar, Eight Point Star mines the modal traditions of both old-time Appalachia and far-out drone music to produce beautiful tunes that are equal parts memorable and psychedelic. Side A starts with the gentle guitar and fiddle duet of “Winchester’s Dream” before segueing into the loping “Waiting on the Band,” where the subliminal pulse of Tim Thornton’s upright bass animates the music until the lengthy lock-groove repetition of “The Interloper.” Closing the side, “Flowerthrower” and “Mount-Calvary Peacock” have a vibe reminiscent of Popol Vuh’s mid-’70s masterpieces, combining sawing fiddle and melodic guitar with simple and haunting chord structures. Side B is bookended by two country-blues influenced numbers, with Peyton’s boisterous vocal and guitar and Isak Howell’s harp leading the upbeat “Brand New Shirt” and the elegiac “Weeping Cherry Cry.” In between the two vocal features are a segued mini-epic of moods, including an expanded group lineup collapsing midway through “A Water Panther Speaks” into an eerie soundscape of singing bowls and distant gong sounds as dark as the night in remotest Virginia.

File Under: Experimental, Drone, Psych
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Fashion Pimps & The Glamazons: Jazz 4 Johnny (Feel It) LP
Fashion Pimps And The Glamazons. A new Cleveland rock group, cut from the same musical DNA that has spawned wonders like Folded Shirt, Cloud Nothings, Donkey Bugs, and countless others. It’s fashion. Angular. Punk. Richard Glamazon’s tortured, warbly guitar refuses to talk in power chords, stringing notes around high powered synth blasts from Noah A (Profligate). Steve Chainsaw anchors the low end while espousing freaky plans and twisted dreams through hypnotic, layered vocals. Jayson G lays into the drums like only a true Fashion Pimp. The Glamazons prove to be immaculately tight, driving their amplified Rust Belt experience into the ether. Jazz 4 Johnny holds court with Ubus and X_Xs past, yet the sound isn’t quite Terminal, Drome, or even Mustard…it’s the future, baby! Have you met Fashion Pimps And The Glamazons yet? Jazz 4 Johnny comes packaged in a full color gatefold jacket designed by Professor B. Gaff, with a tiny download code hiding inside.

File Under: Punk
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Frizzi, Fabio: Frizzi Beyond Fulci: From the Archives Vol. 1 (Ship to Shore) LP
Clear vinyl! Ship to Shore PhonoCo. – in association with Cadabra Records – are very proud to announce the release of Frizzi Beyond Fulci – Volume 1, a compilation of selected works by the Italian maestro! Despite being best known for his horror scores for the Godfather of Gore Lucio Fulci, Frizzi’s output over the years has reached a legendary status for its eclectic nature. From the electro-style Italian chart-topper Mastermix – which wouldn’t sound out of place on one of the classic Street Sounds compilations – to the Contraband disco track You Are Not The Same and much more in-between (Prog Rock influenced Euro Pop? Yep!), Frizzi Beyond Fulci delves deep into the back catalogue of Fabio Frizzi, once again shining a beacon on his talent to create not only dynamic movie scores but also great songs. Featuring extensive liner notes by Stephen Thrower (author of Beyond Terror: The Films Of Lucio Fulci), Frizzi Beyond Fulci: Volume 1 is not only a fantastic launching pad for Frizzi’s work beyond the horror movies of Fulci but also a must-have for Frizzi collectors due to the inclusion of previously unreleased tracks such as the main theme to the film Rolf and TV movie Kamikaze. Miss out at your own peril!

File Under: OST
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Ryo Fukui Trio: Live at Vidro ’77 (HMV) LP
This is a completely unreleased live recording from June 8, 1977. The recording was made at the Sapporo live house “Vidro” by Masataka Ito, the producer of Fukui’s “Scenery” and “Mellow Dream”. This is the performance of the Fukui Trio at that time, but at the same time, it has an overwhelming amount of heat and freshness that you don’t find in-studio recordings, and it is very exciting. Not to mention the brilliant 16-minute “Mellow Dream”, the dynamic “Speak Low”, the lustrous “Body & Soul”, the galloping “Love For Sale”, the profound “Mr. P.C.”, and the spilling “My Foolish Heart”. It was an amazing performance.

File Under: Jazz, Japan
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Harry and Mac: Road to Louisiana (Great Tracks) LP
“Harry and Mac” is a duo unit by Haruomi Hosono (Harry) and Makoto Kubota (Mac). They have been close friends since the 1970s, recorded in Tokyo, LA and New Orleans in 1999 and released their only album. This album which has many Japanese and American musicians as guests is greatly influenced by the New Orleans funk and swamp-music of the early 70s. Contains 13 songs including “Night Shade”, a co-written song by them at the opening song of the album, a song written by Makoto Kubota and sung by himself, and Haruomi Hosono’s self-cover “Choo Choo Gatta Gotto ’99” and “Pom Pom Joki” and others.”

File Under: Japan, Pop
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Katsuhisa Hattori: Edo No Kaze (HMV) LP
Japanese RSD release! The historical drama series “Concentric Room Gosho Edo no Kaze” was broadcasted on the Fuji TV series in the 1970s. The soundtrack to the drama by Katsuhisa Hattori, a rare composer who has been active since the latter half of the 1950s and has produced many works during Ocha no Ma, has been reissued on the LP with obi, following the 7-inch that sold out immediately in various places! Includes all 22 gems spun by brilliant orchestration, from thrilling jazz-funk to dreamy mellow grooves. The sound source that was released in monaural at that time has been remastered to stereo by 8ronix this time. It has been reborn as a more intense and vivid sound image.

FIle Under: Japan, OST, Funk, Jazz
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The Heads: Relaxing with The Heads – Silver Jubilee Edition (Rooster) LP
A special 25th anniversary edition of The Heads’ debut album, first released in 1996 and housed in new gatefold jackets with updated art and bonus material. Amidst a world suffocating in Britpop smarm, The Heads’ debut cut a timely swath of unkempt psychedelic rock into the face of the English underground. Featuring ten tracks of guitar-driven, amp-destroying jams, Relaxing With… takes its cues from the US–Stooges, MC5, Mudhoney, Pussy Galore, early Monster Magnet–but adds a distinctly British stamp with the drone and fuzz of Loop / Spacemen 3, the attitude of The Fall, Pink Fairies and Walking Seeds and the spaced rock of early Hawkwind. It is obvious that the four members of The Heads are music obsessives. Originally recorded at Foel Studios (owned by Dave Anderson from Hawkwind), engineered by Corin Dingley and mastered by John Dent at LOUD. Bonus LP includes the remastered tracks from the band’s Radio 1 sessions from November ’95, March and May 1996, along with “Jellystoned Park” (the B-side of their “Television” 7-inch). Jacket art has been embellished with new silver foiling and bordering. Pressed on silver (disc 1) and yellow / red / white splatter (disc 2) vinyl in an edition of 700 copies for the world. “… well if that’s not a freakout, then I am a Dutchman.”—John Peel, after airing the first session

File Under: Psych
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Jiro Inagaki & His Soul Media/Y. Sawada: Dosojin (HMV) LP
Japanese RSD release! Jiro Inagaki ran through his time as a standard-bearer of jazz-rock. He leads the soul media and leaves many works, but the one that gains cult popularity as a unique work is this work “Dosojin” recorded in 1972. The folk songs reconstructed with bold and detailed arrangements are lustrous and fantastic. The exuding nostalgia and psychedelic sound invites the listener to a different world. Jazz, rock, and folk songs were fused at a high level to create unparalleled “Japanese music”. Yasushi Sawada, who is known for “The city is the port of the wind”, is appointed as the vocalist in the whole story. Arranged by Toshiyuki Miyama and Yasuhiro Koyama, who worked on the new hardware “Sound of the Earth”.

File Under: Jazz, Japan
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Akira Ishikawa and Count Buffaloes: Okinawa (HMV) LP
Japanese RSD release! Akira Ishikawa, a drummer who led new jazz bands from the late 1960s to the 1970s. This work, which he released under the name of “Akira Ishikawa and Count Buffaloes”, incorporates various elements such as rock, funk, and afro brings experimental elements to jazz, and also serves as a backing for pop and popular songs, entertainment. A compilation album created with the motif of Okinawa by Ishikawa, who is a rare person who also has various elements. Kayo Ishu (child) and Time Five’s chorus add glamor to Japanese MFSB-like performances that incorporate disco beats.

File Under: Japan, Jazz, Funk
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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard: Live in Brussels ’19 (Gizz Picks) LP
500 copies on VIOLET NEON VINYL – Live at Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium, October 8th and 9th 2019 1. Evil Star (Live In Brussels ’19) 2. Venusian 2 (Live In Brussels ’19) 3. Superbug (Live In Brussels ’19) 4. The Lord Of Lightning (Live In Brussels ’19) 5. Alter Me III (Live In Brussels ’19) 6. Altered Beast IV (Live In Brussels ’19) 7. People-Vultures (Live In Brussels ’19) 8. This Thing (Live In Brussels ’19) 9. Sense (Live In Brussels ’19) 10. The Wheel (Live In Brussels ’19) 11. The Bird Song (Live In Brussels ’19) 12. Down The Sink (Live In Brussels ’19) 13. Work This Time (Live In Brussels ’19) 14. Robot Stop (Live In Brussels ’19) 15. Big Fig Wasp (Live In Brussels ’19) 16. Gamma Knife (Live In Brussels ’19) 17. Float Along – Fill Your Lungs (Live In Brussels ’19)
Live at Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium, October 8th and 9th 2019
Tracks 1-9 recorded on October 8th Tracks 10-17 recorded on October 9th Recorded by our sound crew: Sam Joseph, Stacey Wilson, Gaspard De Meulemeester
Drums: Michael Cavanagh
Guitar / Keys / Vocals: Cook Craig
Harmonica / Vocals / Keys / Percussion: Ambrose Kenny-Smith
Vocals / Guitar / Keys: Stu Mackenzie
Drums: Eric Moore
Bass: Lucas Harwood
Guitar / Vocals: Joey Walker
Mixed by Stu Mackenzie
Cover design by Jason Galea

File Under: Psych
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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard: Live in Paris (Gizz Picks) LP
500 DOUBLE LPS ON YELLOW NEON VINYL! – Live at L’Olympia, Paris, France, October 14, 2019. 1. Evil Star (Live In Paris ’19) 2. Venusian 2 (Live In Paris ’19) 3. Perihelion (Live In Paris ’19) 4. Crumbling Castle (Live In Paris ’19) 5. The Fourth Colour (Live In Paris ’19) 6. Deserted Dunes Welcome Weary Feet (Live In Paris ’19) 7. The Castle In The Air (Live In Paris ’19) 8. Muddy Water (Live In Paris ’19) 9. People-Vultures (Live In Paris ’19) 10. Mr. Beat (Live In Paris ’19) 11. Hot Water (Live In Paris ’19) 12. This Thing (Live In Paris ’19) 13. Billabong Valley (Live In Paris ’19) 14. Nuclear Fusion (Live In Paris ’19) 15. Anoxia (Live In Paris ’19) 16. All Is Known (Live In Paris ’19) 17. Boogieman Sam (Live In Paris ’19) 18. Mars For The Rich (Live In Paris ’19) 19. Am I In Heaven? (Live In Paris ’19)

Live at L’Olympia, Paris, France, October 14, 2019.
Recorded by our sound crew:
Sam Joseph, Stacey Wilson, Gaspard De Meulemeester
Drums: Michael Cavanagh
Guitar / Keys: Cook Craig
Harmonica / Vocals / Keys / Percussion: Ambrose Kenny-Smith
Vocals / Guitar / Keys: Stu Mackenzie
Drums: Eric Moore
Bass: Lucas Harwood
Guitar / Vocals: Joey Walker
Mixed by Stu Mackenzie
Cover design by Jason Galea

File Under: Psych
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Miharu Koshi: Tutu (Great Tracks) LP
“Tutu”, Koshi’s first album after moving to Alfa/YEN label, was produced by Haruomi Hosono. Her style, which combines cutting-edge techno-pop sound in the early 1980s with coquettish vocals, attracted a lot of attention and acclaim at the time. All tracks except one were written and composed by Koshi herself. “L’amour toujours” is a collaboration with Belgian electronic group Telex. This album was also released in The Netherlands from IDIOT Record. Artwork for this reissue is newly designed using the front cover photo of the CD reissue in 1992.

File Under: Japan, Pop
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Mackey Feary Band: s/t (Aloha Got Soul) LP
Highly coveted Hawaiian jazz/soul album. The debut album from Mackey Feary’s solo band after departing seminal contemporary Hawaiian group, Kalapana. This LP reads like a who’s who in the local 70s music scene: Nohelani Cypriano (of “Lihue” cult fame), Azure McCall (of Lemuria), Jimmy Funai (who produced Hal Bradbury’s debut), and Gaylord Holomalia (who now runs the island studio where stars record, incl. Kanye West, Jay-Z, Mariah Carey). Unlike other reissues, this Aloha Got Soul pressing includes the full version of “Powerslide” in all its 7-minute glory. An all-time classic must-have record from the Hawaiian Islands.

File Under: Jazz, Hawaii
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Mastodon: Fallen Torches (Reprise) LP
“Fallen Torches”, the acclaimed track from Mastodon’s 2020 Medium Rarities compilation, is released for RSD Drops as a limited-edition-shaped picture disc. The B-side features the previously unreleased instrumental version of “Fallen Torches”. This release is certain to become a sought-after collectible by all Mastodon fans.

File Under: Metal
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Metallica: s/t (Blackened) LP
It’s no secret that Metallica’s self-titled fifth album – aka The Black Album – is one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed records of all time with global sales of over 35 million, and a series of unrelenting singles including “Enter Sandman,” “The Unforgiven”, “Nothing Else Matters,” “Wherever I May Roam,” and “Sad But True.” Its 1991 release propelled Metallica to bona fide household name superstardom, and its impact and relevance have only grown with the years: The Black Album remains the best-selling album of the past three decades, and one of only two albums that have spent 550+ weeks on the Billboard 200. In celebration of the iconic album’s 30th anniversary, The Black Album has been newly remastered for ultimate sound quality by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering, overseen by executive producer Greg Fidelman, and is presented here on 180g vinyl 2LP with an accompanying MP3 download card.

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Modest Mouse: The Golden Casket (Epic) LP
Coloured or black vinyl! Returning with their first new album in six years, Grammy-nominated multi platinum band Modest Mouse delivers their anxiously awaited seventh full-length, The Golden Casket via Epic Records. The new collection is introduced by the anthemic “We Are Between,” a song driven by Isaac Brock’s trademark vocals vacillating between sonic isolation and the support of a full chorus, with lyrics alternating between “the best” and “the worst” parts, determining that “we are somewhere between the dust and the stars.” The Golden Casket heralds another new chapter in Modest Mouse’s unpredictable evolution. Produced with Dave Sardy and Jacknife Lee in Los Angeles and in Modest Mouse’s studio in Portland, the album hovers in the liminal space between raw punk power and experimental studio science, Brock explores themes ranging from the degradation of our psychic landscapes and invisible technology, to fatherhood. The twelve tracks behave like amorphous organisms, undergoing dramatic mutations and mood swings that speak to the chronic tug-of-war between hope and despair that plays out in Brock’s head. Modest Mouse’s previous release was their 2015 album Strangers To Ourselves, which featured their No. 1 Alternative radio single “Lampshades on Fire,” and was described by NME as “brilliantly deranged.” Vinyl 2LP-set with expanded jacket.

File Under: Indie Rock
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Moonpie: s/t (P-Vine) LP
This is the one of new releases of the Groove Diggers series, the only work released in 1977 by the 8-member funky soul band “Moonpie” based in Nashville, USA.  used to be known as just collector’s items but you can listen to the high-quality sound with skillful performance and various arrangements from this record. The cover take of “Stevie Wonder / Sunshine Of My Life” is really awesome. P-VINE would like to present how their music was superb through this LP reissue. OBI strip attached.

FIle Under: Funk, Soul
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Roy Porter Sound Machine: Inner Feelings (P-Vine) LP
In the late 1960s, Roy Porter began working with a trio which he called Roy Porter Sounds and he later changed it to “Roy Porter Sound Machine” when he began to add more horns and other instruments. They released two albums “Jessica“ (1971) and “Inner Feelings“ (1975). P-VINE released them as reissue vinyl with OBI strip for the first time!

FIle Under: Jazz
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Radiohead: Kid A Mnesia (XL) LP

Triple LP PRE-ORDER

Red or Black vinyl. Out NOV 5, 2021
Radiohead announces KID A MNESIA, a multiple format triple-album release marking the 21st anniversary of Kid A and Amnesiac, out November 5th via XL Recordings. KID A MNESIA collects Radiohead’s fourth and fifth albums alongside the debut of a newly compiled third disc titled Kid Amnesiae. Exclusive to this release, Kid Amnesiae is comprised of unearthed material culled from the Kid A / Amnesiac sessions. Along with alternate versions and elements of Kid A and Amnesiac album tracks and B-Sides, Kid Amnesiae features the never-before-heard “If You Say the Word”If You Say the Word” and a previously unreleased studio recording of “Follow Me Around.”

File Under: Pop, Rock
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Kunitaka Sato: Amami’s Roaring Song (HMV) LP
Japanese RSD release! The first reissue of “Amami no Ukiuta” released in 1975 by Kunitaka Sato from Okinawa Amami Oshima, which continues to soar in the second-hand market! The long-awaited reissue of the album “Amami no Uta” released in 1975 by Kunitaka Sato, a wandering island singer who played the lyre and shamisen in various parts of Okinawa, Amami! The original version is a rare version that is popular both in Japan and overseas and is difficult to obtain, so it is one of the coveted Japanese mono-folk song fans.

File Under: Japan, Folk
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M. Sato/J. Inagaki & His Big Soul Media: Bridge Over Troubled Water (HMV) LP
Japanese RSD release! Masahiko Sato, a genius pianist who has been active in the center of the Japanese jazz scene since his first album “Palladium” released in 1969. From solo piano to big band, from hard bop to free jazz, the variety and quality are extraordinary. This work that Sato teamed up with Jiro Inagaki, a monster who pioneered the era of jazz-rock.

File Under: Jazz, Japan
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Shinichi Tanabe and Alfred the Great Brass: Kikko Matsuoka’s Love Love 25:00 (HMV) LP
Japanese RSD release! This is the only record left by Kikko Matsuoka, an actress who also hosted “11PM,” and the one-of-a-kind sexy Mondo record will be the first analog reprint. Shinichi Tanabe, who is famous for the drama accompaniment of the “Kindaichi Kosuke” series, covers the popular songs of the world in a moody manner, and the songs are arranged with a lot of sex appeal and chatter, which is overwhelmingly popular with some lovers. This work that I was proud of. It’s a masterpiece of Japanese Mondo Music, with talks that sound a little fashionable for men and women, and mellow and easy research.

File Under: Japan, Mondo, Erotica
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Soulsuckers on Parade: s/t (Minky) LP
Los Angeles independent label Minky Records is issuing two crucial, hitherto unheard slices of music recorded in the ’80s by the late L.A. punk rock legend Jeffrey Lee Pierce and his band The Gun Club. On June 12, the company will release an exclusive single version of the Pierce original “Bad Indian” and a cover of Jody Reynolds’ “Fire of Love.” This Minky 45 will be accompanied by an even more impressive vault discovery: Soulsuckers On Parade, a full-length 1984 Pierce solo recording drawn from an abortive session for the cowpunk compilation album Don’t Shoot, first released by Zippo Records in the U.K. The vocalist is supported by an all-star unit comprising guitarist Dave Alvin, drummer Bill Bateman, and the late pianist Gene Taylor, then of the hot L.A. roots combo The Blasters, and bassist Jack Waterson of Green On Red; Chris D. (Chris Desjardins, who also produced the date) and The Gun Club’s Kid Congo Powers guest on background vocals. Featuring covers of songs originated by Willie Nelson, Big Joe Turner, and Creedence Clearwater Revival, a wacky, profane blues Pierce improvisation called “New Way of Walkin’’, and a rampaging, demented seventeen-minute original, “Walkin’ Down the Street (Doin’ My Thing)”, the album will be issued as a limited edition Kelly-green vinyl LP on September 10, and an unlimited expanded CD package (with studio chatter and improvised vocals and jams) on the same day.

FIle Under: Punk
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Spiritualized: Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space (Fat Possum) LP
Originally released in 1997 (on the same day as OK Computer), Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space is the third full-length effort from Jason Pierce’s post-Spacemen 3 project Spiritualized, and his most brilliant work to date. A hypnotic, narcotic, psychedelic gospel album full of confessional songs about heartbreak and drug abuse, this record is a flat out masterpiece which received a “10.0” rating from Pitchfork and that NME placed at No. 1, just ahead of the aforementioned OK Computer, in their Album of the Year Poll. The Spaceman Reissue Program edition of Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space promises to give those recordings the fullest spectrum audio and physical treatment they’ve deserved since 1992. It will be the third in this series, following Lazer Guided Melodies and Pure Phase, with 180g double albums cut from original sources by Alchemy Mastering, presented in a gatefold jacket adorned by reworked art by Mark Farrow.

File Under: Rock, Pop, Spacemen 3
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Don Tiki: Hot Like Lava (Aloha Got Soul) LP
The leaders of exotica’s turn-of-the-21st-century revival make their vinyl debut with Aloha Got Soul in 2021. Hot Like Lava collects the group’s top instrumentals for an exhilarating, paradisiacal ride through the world of tiki subculture. Don Tiki debuted from Honolulu in 1997 with the album, The Forbidden Sounds of Don Tiki, featuring the legendary Martin Denny in what would become one of his final recordings before his passing. Deepening Don Tiki’s roots is the band’s percussionist and bird caller, Lopaka Colon, son of exotica’s founding member, Augie Colon.

File Under: Exotica
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Tomorrow’s People: Open Soul (P-Vine) LP
One of the rarest albums pursued by soul-funk-rare groove freaks all over the world is officially reissued with the original jacket for the first time! Originally released in 1976 from Chicago’s local label Stage Productions. This is the only album by a six-member soul band “TOMORROW’S PEOPLE” led by the four Burton brothers, and the original version is traded with almost no market. It is no exaggeration to say that it is the ultimate collector’s record that everyone wants once, such as always exceeding the US $1,000!

FIle Under: Funk, Soul, Rare Groove
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Vasaeleth: Cryptborn and Tethered To Ruin (20 Buck Spin) LP
Repressed! In 2010, death metal duo Vasaeleth released their debut LP Cryptborn and Tethered to Ruin, a violent, domineering march of unholy blasphemy. Equal parts blasting chaos and slowed-down battery, Cryptborn was a monstrous album that instantly signaled Vasaeleth as a top contender to the US death metal throne. Released on vinyl by the resolutely underground Swedish label Blood Harvest in limited quantity, the scorching LP has been out of print for some time, demanding increasing sums on the secondhand market. 20 Buck Spin now makes Cryptborn available domestically on vinyl to the pleasure of all wrathful deities. “It’s the kind of primitive metal that will thrill those who’ve grown jaded with death’s current direction…” —PopMatters.com “Cryptborn and Tethered to Ruin makes you feel like you are locked in the confines of a prison for the damned, where the cries of the insane keep you awake at all hours.” —About.com “With its brutally low guttural vocals, thick old school guitar riffs, and wall of drum beats working in the background, this low-production album invokes a dense and hellish atmosphere and imagery.” —SputnikMusic.com [4.5/5 Rating] “It’s classic death metal to the marrow: dark, dingy, and dangerous, simultaneously bucking ‘core and retro trends, the kind of music that inspires adolescent animal sacrifices and ritual suicides.” —MetalPsalter.com

File Under: Metal
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Kiyoshi Yamaya: Ryukyu (HMV) LP
Japanese RSD release! Kiyoshi Yamaya, an important person from Japanese mono to folk songs, has a new memory of the release of the 7-inch “Japanese Traditional Melodies Selected and Edited by MURO” that was selected and edited by MURO in 2018. The long-awaited straight reissue of “Ryukyu” released in 1976, which is popular not only in Japan but also overseas, and the original version is difficult to obtain! A must-have for Japanese mono-folk song fans.

FIle Under: Japan, Folk
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Sai Yoshiko: Mikkou (P-Vine) LP
Mikkou (1976) – Her 2nd album is also a masterpiece that explores Yoshiko Sai’s fantasy and exotic feelings. Like a gentle inner trip to what you hear, The Silk Road wanders in the brain of a sleepless night.

File Under: Japan
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Various: Los Angeles Free Music Society 1974-1983 (Vinyl on Demand) BOX
Los Angeles Free Music Society 1974-1984 is the third big box collection of the work of the Los Angeles Free Music Society (LAFMS). This box focuses on early solo and compilation cassette releases and singles that were produced in very small quantities issued now on vinyl for the first time. All tracks have been remastered from the best original sources for the greatest sound fidelity possible. There’s also a double album of deep archive material that has never been released in any format. A total of 13 LPs, one 7″, complete, full-size recreations of the six volumes of the LAFMS magazine publication Light Bulb, a 56-page book of rare photos, graphics and notes, plus a t-shirt and a pair of 3D glasses for special feature graphics. All delivered in a black wooden box. Produced, art directed and designed by Tom Recchion.

File Under: Experimental
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…..restocks…..

Sibylle Baier: Colour Green (Orange Twin) LP
Bitchin’ Bajas: Baja Fresh (Drag City) CS
Harold Budd: In The Mist (Darla) LP
Butthole Surfers: Rembrandt Pussyhorse (Latino Bugger Veil) LP
Nuno Canavarro: Plux Quba (Drag City) LP
Tony Conrad with Faust: Outside the Dream Syndicate (Superior Viaduct) LP
Death: For the Whole World to See (Drag City) LP
Frigate: Dreams of the Deep (DQ Records) LP
Fuzz: s/t (In the Red) LP
Guided By Voices: Bee Thousand (Scat) LP
Guided By Voices: Vampire on Titus (Scat) CS
Jesus & Mary Chain: Stoned & Dethroned (1972) LP
Needles // Pins: s/t (Dirt Cult) LP
O Yuki Conjugate: Ambiguism (Vinyl On Demand) BOX
Rapoon: Ghost from a Machine (Vinyl on Demand) BOX
Silver Jews: American Water (Drag City) LP
Silver Jews: Bright Flight (Drag City) LP
Six Organs of Admittance: Dust & Chimes (Holy Mountain) LP
Six Organs of Admittance: Sun Awakens (Drag City) LP
Solid Space: Space Museum (Dark Entries) LP
Sonic Youth: Bad Moon Rising (Goofin’) LP
Sonic Youth: Daydream Nation (Goofin’) LP
Sonic Youth: Evol (Goofin’) LP
Sonic Youth: Sister (Goofin’) LP
Unknown Me: Bishintai (Not not Fun) CS
Wild Tchoupitoulas: s/t (Jackpot) LP
Various: Wamono A to Z Vol. 1 – Japanese Jazz Funk & Rare Groove 1968-1980 (180g) LP

…..news letter #1015 – 20…..

Well, if you don’t follow us on social media you may have missed the news yesterday, but yesterday was the official 20th anniversary of our opening! It sort of crept up on me faster than I’d expected, and it’s a weird thing, I guess it’s quite the accomplishment, but to me, it’s also just going to work every day. Anyway, really, we wouldn’t be here without the support of all of you, so thanks for all your support, we ALL accomplished this! We are planning on an actual celebration of sorts at some point, so we’ll keep you posted on that.

Other than that, not much to report, although really, I’ve basically changed the instore hours Mon-Fri as 11-6. I’m here, and someone always seems to show up to browse so why not just make it official. Our other current policies below just in case you’ve missed it…

– in-store shopping/pick ups – 11 – 6 pm Monday – Friday, 11 am – 4 pm Saturday
(if you don’t want to come into the store for a pick up, call and/or use the back door)
– Max 4people in the store at a time
– Wear a mask(if you don’t have one, we’ll have some)
– Sanitize your hands(we’ll have some)

.….pick of the week…..

Boris: Flood (Third Man) LP
Formed in 1992, Boris boldly explores their own vision of heavy music, where words like “explosive” and “thunderous” barely do justice. Using overpowering soundscapes embellished with copious amounts of lighting and billow smoke, Boris has shared with audiences across the planet an experience for all five senses in their concerts, earning legions of zealous fans along the way. Boris continue their bountiful output with two monumental vinyl versions of their milestone releases; 2000’s Flood and 2020’s NO on Third Man Records. Flood was originally released in Japan on CD only. Delivered in four equally important movements, Flood is simultaneously delicate, dense, undulating, devastating, emancipating, hypnotic and triumphant. Each season of the album has its own sense of place, best revealed listen-by-listen. On Flood, Boris broaden their vision of musical possibility, with a notable and imaginative influence from visionary American minimalist Steve Reich, weaving in prog, drone and slowcore into a multifaceted symphony. There simply has never been another piece of music like Flood. These essential pieces of Boris’s extensive catalogue are a must-have for any vinyl collector and any fan of the band.

.….new arrivals…..

10000 Russos: Kompromat (Fuzz Club) LP
‘Kompromat’ is the third album from Portuguese trio 10 000 Russos and arrives following their second album ‘Distress Distress’ (2017) and a collab LP with Dutch industrialists and Fuzz Club label-mates Radar Men From The Moon (2018). Though tapping into the same transcendental minimalism of bands like Neu!, Suicide and Faust, 10 000 Russos have a sound that is solely their own: João Pimenta’s machine-like percussion and brooding vocal drawls sound like a cyborg Mark E. Smith drearily narrating the end-of-times atop the abrasive guitar manipulations and experimental loops of Pedro Pestana and driving, motorik basslines that are seemingly summoned from the most depraved corners of André Couto’s psyche. That’s been 10 000 Russos ever-evolving template for many years and on new album ‘Kompromat’, it’s amped up tenfold and delivered with a new-found urgency. Taking its name from the Soviet-era Russian term for ‘compromising material’ (the words earliest use traces back to KGB slang) that was gathered on politicians and business owners as leverage to blackmail and coerce, the monolithic drones heard on ‘Kompromat’ hint at a two-fold revolution – a subconscious upheaval, as well as a socio-political one. They say of the record: “Like all of our work, the songs started from jams and were worked from there but this record feels fatter and has this kind of dance-y vibe to it. Unlike ‘Distress Distress’ it feels like there is a sense of release there, despite the oppressive feeling that runs through a lot of the album.” This is something that’s brought to the fore just as much sonically as it is thematically: the heaving propulsions of album-opener ‘It Grows Under’ explore “a general unrest slowly growing inside, a kind-of pre-revolution tension” and ‘Runnin’ Escapin’ is about “random unpredictable situations” and the volatility inherent in them, something that’s borne out as the song unfolds throughout its running time. Then there’s the aptly-named ‘The People’, a throbbing call-to-arms that tackles the album’s revolutionary spirit head-on and ‘The Wheel’, which they say is about “the eternal motion of things and the repetition of history.”

File Under: Psych
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Booker T & The MGs: Complete Stax Singles Vol 2 (Real Gone) LP
The house band at Stax, Booker T. & The MG’s were so good, so tight, that each member—guitarist Steve Cropper, bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn, drummer Al Jackson, Jr., and keyboardist/bandleader Booker T. Jones—is a legend in his own right. Playing behind such superstars as Otis Redding, Carla Thomas, and Wilson Pickett, the group forever defined the sound of Southern soul. And on their own—man, they just couldn’t be topped, with a total of 12 Pop and 15 R&B hits during their unparalleled tenure at Stax. That’s why they are the greatest instrumental R&B band of all time…and, not incidentally, a potent symbol of racial integration and harmony from a time when such diverse outfits were rare. We already brought you 29 of the 49 single sides The MG’s recorded for Stax on The Complete Stax Singles Vol. 1; now we’re back with the other 20, assembled—for the first time ever!—after a painstaking search for the best sources available, and, like on all of our singles collections, carefully vetted (by engineer Aaron Kannowski) to ensure that the versions you’re hearing are exactly what disc jockeys were spinning off their 7-inch singles on to the airwaves back in the day. In this case, that means the first 15 songs on this CD/2-LP set are in mono, the last 5 stereo, all discographically documented in meticulous fashion by liner note writer Ed Osborne, whose essay maps every move Booker T. & The MG’s made during the late ‘60s through the early ‘70s and beyond. But most of all, The Complete Stax Singles Vol. 2 (1968-1974) is one incredible listen, featuring such classic songs as “Time Is Tight,” “Soul-Limbo,” “Melting Pot,” their versions of Domenic Frontiere’s “Hang ‘Em High,” The Beatles’ “Something,” and Simon & Garfunkel’s “Mrs. Robinson,” a bunch of hard-to-find B-sides, and more, all played by basically the best band that ever lived! Go ahead and pick your poison: either buy this on CD or on a 2-LP set pressed on red vinyl and housed inside a gatefold jacket. Either way, you will be the proud owner of some of the greatest and grooviest R&B instrumentals ever recorded.

File Under: Funk
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The Bug: Fire (Ninja Tune) LP
Kevin Martin’s first solo full-length album under The Bug moniker for seven years could not be better timed, and could not be more needed: Fire – the third exhilarating part of an incendiary urban triptych, that began with 2008’s explosive London Zoo via 2014’s mind-melting Angels & Devils – is fourteen tracks that immolate the synapses, flail the body, that cinematically take you from arcing evocations of a bleak lock downed city-scape to swooping deep-focus close-ups of Martin and his collaborator’s psyches at breaking point. The aggression, the attitude, the vertiginous scope and subterranean incisiveness, the destabilizing unsettling frenzy of The Bug sound is marshalled to perfection throughout but Fire is no mere reanimation of the Bug’s past – for Martin, the album is both a response to the unique circumstances of the past year but also a chance to reflect his own journey from reclusive sound-obsessive to family man, and his thirst – in a period of enforced hermetic isolation – for contact, for the mayhem that can only happen between people, noise and bass, the derangement of the senses that has been Bug’s method and trajectory ever since it first crawled out of London’s deepest corners in the late 90s. It’s the Bug’s best yet, possibly the most ferociously realized and immensely moving music Martin has ever made, and still touches on those initial cravings and impulses that first propelled London Zoo into your world like a pipe bomb through your letterbox. It’s a hungry record in all senses. The MCs featured (longtime likeminds like Flowdan, Roger Robinson, Moor Mother, Manga Saint Hilare, Irah & Daddy Freddy alongside relatively new names to the Bug stable like Logan, Nazamba and FFSYTHO) inevitably reflect the external madness of a world turned upside down, but also dig deep into themselves to craft reflective, pitilessly honest portrayals of the rage, resistance and resignation the last year has engendered in all of us. Check the juddering maelstrom of “Clash” wherein Logan matches every lunging hit of the kick and Martin’s none-more-dank dubtronics with a diseased narrative of mental warfare and strife, or “Pressure” where Flowdan imperiously calls out the universe for a scrap over a beat so thunkingly rapacious its as if the ghost of Andy Weatherall has been reanimated for some rerubbing duties. Throughout Fire you can hear MCs and Martin upping the ante, pushed to new heights and lows by an ever-present, periphirally-glimpsed armageddon. The album is bookended by the TS Eliot Award winning poet and long term friend and collaborator Roger Robinson.

File Under: Electronic
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Chorusing: Half Mirror (Western Vinyl) LP
On his debut album Half Mirror, Matthew O’Connell superimposes warm analog synths onto self-described “confessional folk” with a simultaneously cosmic and earthly outcome. Tracked at home in the mountains of North Carolina using a vintage tape delay, electric guitar, and a self-designed synthesizer named ‘Balsam,’ Half Mirror is at once a lonesome push-pull of electronics humanized by folk elements, and folk music made alien by electronic adornments. The album opens with the spare meta-song “Cold,” on which O’Connell repeats, “I wade in,” referring to himself wading into his own memories. On “Midday Sun,” he sings, “Wide-eyed in the midday sun” over an eerily ascending and descending electric guitar and tightly layered instrumentation, inspired obliquely by the Louisville post-hardcore band Young Widows. “Sprawled out on the floor / Heavy from the nights before,” he continues, a chastened recalling of hungover anxiety. It’s tempered by tracks like “Whitewaterside,” which describes with meditative awareness the sensation of setting bare feet into a cold river. On Half Mirror standout “Watching the Beams,” he channels a panic attack he had on a stalled subway train while en route to a gig in Brooklyn: the relentless arpeggiator mirrors his rapid heartbeat as it becomes subsumed by the pulse of the city. On “Ohio,” O’Connell recounts evenings sitting by the Ohio River in Louisville, drinking bourbon with a friend as the barges floated by like memories drifting through the mind. The album’s closing track “Mirror” serves as an epilogue, like a rose-colored moon that drops below the horizon to be extinguished by distant sands. O’Connell made a deliberate effort to keep the album’s production sparse. His interest in restraint stems in part from his love of albums like Nearly God by Tricky and Ghost Tropic by Songs: Ohia, both of which feature uncomfortably bare vocals and uncanny production that commands the listener’s attention. Additional inspiration came from Mark Hollis’ striking minimalism, and the freeform songwriting of Arthur Russell and John Martyn. This skillful incorporation of influences evokes the same sense of balance and natural grace O’Connell may have gleaned in his physics and math studies; in fact, Half Mirror’s cover bears a visual translation of its songs’ waveforms. Filtering the poetry of fractured, imperfect memories through a lush, yet sparse palette of sounds, Half Mirror evokes a profoundly moody sense of place: the fog heavy in the mountain peaks, the dew present on early morning walks, and the musky smell of rhododendrons in the air.

File Under: Electronic, Ambient
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Sonny Clark: My Conception (Tone Poet) (Blue Note) LP
The soulful and elegant pianist Sonny Clark brings his A-game to My Conception, a program of all-Clark originals recorded in 1959 but not released until 1979. Joining the pianist are a cast of hard bop masters including Hank Mobley on tenor saxophone, Donald Byrd on trumpet, Paul Chambers on bass, and Art Blakey on drums. Highlights from this session include the lead-off track “Junka,” the fiery brilliance of “Minor Meeting,” and Mobley’s sublime soloing on “Royal Flush. Blue Note Records’ acclaimed Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series continues in 2021. Launched in 2019 in honor of the label’s 80th Anniversary, the Tone Poet series is produced by Joe Harley (from Music Matters) and features all-analog, 180g audiophile vinyl reissues that are mastered from the original master tapes by Kevin Gray of Cohearent Audio. Tone Poet vinyl is manufactured at RTI in Camarillo, CA, and packaged in deluxe Stoughton Printing “Old Style” gatefold Tip-On jackets. The titles were once again handpicked by Harley and cover the crème de la crème of the Blue Note catalog along with underrated classics, modern era standouts, and albums from other labels under the Blue Note umbrella including Pacific Jazz and United Artists Records. Every aspect of these Blue Note/Tone Poet releases is done to the highest-possible standard. It means that you will never find a superior version.

File Under: Jazz
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Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare (Rhino) LP
1975 was a banner year for superstar Alice Cooper with his conceptual hit album Welcome To My Nightmare. A precursor to the video revolution, this newly remastered 180 Gram Audiophile vinyl release was an extravaganza on many historic levels. As a major television broadcast seen by millions, the album soared to the top of pop and rock charts, thanks to the clever paring of the songs, acting and general persona of the legend Alice Cooper. Includes “Only Women Bleed” and “Cold Ethyl” and features Vincent Price special effects… as well as a first time deluxe gatefold cover…limited edition!

File Under: Rock
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Deeper: Auto Pain (Deluxe) (Fire Talk) LP
Deeper’s Auto Pain: Deluxe Edition reframes the liminal spaces of the Chicago quartet’s searingly-nuanced sophomore effort about grief and resilience into a densely-layered perspective of emotional maximalism fearless in its vulnerability. The deluxe edition includes remixes from fellow ascending artists Working Men’s Club, PVA, Fire-Toolz, NNAMDI and more as well as two stripped-back demos and live versions from the band’s performance at the Chicago Cultural Center in March 2021. While the original version delivered a masterclass in razor-sharp post punk, the expanded record gives a glimpse into a lens of a year full of adversity and the growth and perspective that draws these songs together to pack a powerful, personal punch. Auto Pain: Deluxe Edition 2xLP is out September 3rd on Fire Talk.

File Under: Punk
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Descendents: 9th & Walnut (Epitaph) LP
Named for their Long Beach practice space back in the day, the 18-track collection features the Descendents’ earliest material written from 1977 through 1980. Begun in 2002 and finished in the pandemic, 9th & Walnut also includes the band’s debut tracks “Ride the Wild” and “It’s a Hectic World” (heard here for the first time with vocals by Milo Aukerman), and the Dave Clark Five’s “Glad All Over” with the full Descendents treatment. “9th & Walnut is where our first practice room was, in Frank’s sister’s garage,” Bill Stevenson recalls. “His brother and sister lived there, and The Pagan Babies, Frank’s band with his brothers, played there too. Some of these songs were written when Frank was only 14 years old.” When the band reconvened to record them, it was just like the earliest days: “We just fell right into our old mode. It was so natural.” Featuring the classic line-up of bassist Tony Lombardo, drummer Bill Stevenson, late guitarist Frank Navetta, and vocalist Milo Aukerman.

File Under: Punk
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Bill Evans: Symbiosis (MPS) LP
Bill Evans: leader of one of most influential trios in jazz history, invaluable contributor to the model explorations on Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue. Miles said it best: “Bill had this quiet fire that I loved on piano. The way he approached it, the sound he got was like crystal notes or sparkling water cascading down from some clear waterfall.” Klaus Ogerman: one of the most prolific 20th century arranger-composers, at home in every style – rock, pop, jazz, classical. Worked with Sinatra, Jobim, 2010 Emmy winner with Diane Krall. 1974’s Symbiosis: Ogerman’s potent melding of contemporary classical and jazz with NY Philharmonic players, top jazz musicians, and the Bill Evans Trio. Classic Evans in an unusual setting!

File Under: Jazz
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Cee Lo Green: Lady Killer (Real Gone) LP
Though the lyrics to its big hit, “F**k You,” were decidedly NOT something you would hear on a classic soul record, in many ways Cee Lo Green’s 2010 album The Lady Killer was something of a love letter to old school R&B, complete with strings, horns, and a meaty bottom end. And Green’s flawless yet impassioned vocals proved him a worthy successor to such legends as Gaye, Mayfield, and Redding. But perhaps the biggest miracle about this record was that, despite having a half dozen producers, The Lady Killer remained unmistakably 100% Cee Lo Green, larger than life and with its heart on its sleeve. For its vinyl debut (that’s right, this Top Ten record never came out on LP), we’re pressing it up on hot pink wax and including an inner sleeve with lyrics. One of the 21st century’s essential soul albums, now on vinyl where it belongs!

File Under: Hip Hop
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Emmylou Harris: Ramble in Music City (Nonesuch) LP
After fifteen years of touring with the beloved Hot Band, Emmylou Harris formed the Nash Ramblers, a new acoustic all-star group, in 1990, featuring Sam Bush (fiddle, mandolin, vocals), Roy Huskey Jr. (bass), Larry Atamanuik (drums), Al Perkins (dobro, banjo, vocals), and Jon Randall Stewart (acoustic guitar, mandolin, vocals). The band played on the road for several months before making their Nashville debut at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) on September 28, 1990. That concert was recorded and shelved, while another live run at the Ryman Auditorium the following spring was released as At the Ryman to great acclaim, winning a Grammy and spurring public interest in saving the beloved music hall. Now, more than thirty years later, Rhino’s James Austin has unearthed the 1990 TPAC recording and Nonesuch releases Ramble in Music City: The Lost Concert for the first time in September 2021. The TPAC set features entirely different songs from the Ryman album and includes music by A.P. Carter, Rodney Crowell, Ruth Franks, the Louvin Brothers, Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman, Paul Simon, and Townes Van Zandt, among others, as well as her own compositions. Harris says of Ramble in Music City: “When James Austin, in my humble opinion, the world’s best and certainly most devoted music archeologist, unearthed the tapes of this ‘lost’ concert, I was taken aback by their very existence, like finding some cherished photograph misplaced so long ago the captured moment had been forgotten. Then the memories came flooding in, of the Nash Ramblers, hot off the road from our first tour, ready to rock and bringing their usual A-game to the hometown turf. It only took one listen to realize not a single note was out of place or in need of repair, a truly extraordinary performance by these gifted musicians. What a joy it was to share the stage with them.”

File Under: Country, Folk
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Joe Henderson: Mirror Mirror (MPS) LP
“Joe Henderson is the essence of jazz. He embodies all the elements that came together in his generation: the virtuosity of hard bop and the avant-garde. He can be harmonically abstract and yet keep to the roots. He is my inspiration.” So spoke guitar great John Scofield about the tenor saxophonist. Henderson, who died in 2001, was one of the most important jazz musicians of the last third of the twentieth century. He became an overnight sensation as a member of Horace Silver’s band on the release of Silver’s “Song for My Father.” Henderson’s solo on Silver’s hit composition is held up as a prime example of brilliant jazz improvisation. Another highpoint in this rather reserved musician’s life was the Grammy Henderson received in 1991 for his album Lush Life. Henderson’s playing style was influenced by, among others, John Coltrane. The connection is amply demonstrated by Henderson’s ecstatic, piercing solo on his modally based composition “Joe’s Bolero.” On the standard “What’s New,” the saxophonist shows off his mellow, melodic side, a facet of Henderson’s playing that has always had an appeal beyond the jazz community. With Chick Corea on piano, Ron Carter on bass and drummer Billy Higgins, Henderson has gathered a truly all-star group. Mirror Mirror, originally released 1980, isn’t about a soloist and his sidemen: all the musicians are on an equal footing, everyone has their space to play.

Freddie Hubbard: Hub of Hubbard (MPS) LP
In 1970 Freddie Hubbard’s career reached a crossroads. Ten years after the trumpeter had released his debut album Open Sesame he could already take stock in an impressive array of achievements: around a dozen albums under his own name for Blue Note and Atlantic, participation in ground-breaking free jazz albums by Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, the development of an original sound somewhere between hard bop, soul, and fusion. From there he broke out and into his popular phase with CTI Records. At the same time this MPS album loomed on the horizon as a milestone. Hubbard recorded the album at the MPS studios in Villingen, Germany during a break in his European tour, thus we get to experience a musician and his world-class quintet spontaneously interacting in an open setting. Those who are familiar with the many dreamy versions of the standard “Without a Song” will be thrilled with this 13-minute escapade spotlighting the band’s unbridled play. Hubbard’s dialogue with saxophonist Eddie Daniels and drummer Louis Hayes’ powerful impulse crown the piece. The energy and enthusiasm increase on “Just One of Those Things”, as the players unleash an incredible chain of hard-bopping staccato lines. Hubbard dedicates the playful “Blues For Duane” to his son; bassist Richard Davis grounds the piece in a light-hearted, earthy feel. Hubbard reveals his radiant melodic prowess as he interprets “The Things We Did Last Summer” in broadly swinging arcs, congenially supported by Roland Hanna’s piano harmonies. Davis has another shining moment as he brings the piece to an end with just the right pensive touch.

File Under: Jazz
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Iron Maiden: Senjutsu (Sanctuary) LP
Iron Maiden’s seventeenth studio album, Senjutsu was recorded in Paris with longstanding producer Kevin Shirley and co-produced by Steve Harris. For Senjutsu – loosely translated as ‘tactics & strategy’, the band once again enlisted the services of Mark Wilkinson to create the spectacular samurai themed cover artwork, based on an idea by Harris. And with a running time of a little under 82 minutes, Senjutsu, like their previous record The Book Of Souls, will be a triple vinyl album. Harris says, “We chose to record at Guillaume Tell Studio in France again as the place has such a relaxed vibe. The setup there is perfect for our needs; the building used to be a cinema and has a really high ceiling so there’s a great acoustic sound. We recorded this album in the same way we did The Book Of Souls in that we’d write a song, rehearse it and then put it down together straight away while it was all fresh in our minds. There’s some very complex songs on this album which took a lot of hard work to get them exactly as we wanted them to sound, so the process was at times very challenging, but Kevin is great at capturing the essence of the band and I think it was worth the effort! I’m very proud of the result and can’t wait for fans to hear it.” Bruce Dickinson continues, “We’re all really excited about this album. We recorded it back in early 2019 during a break in the Legacy tour so we could maximize our touring yet still have a long set up period before release to prepare great album art and something special as a video. Of course the pandemic delayed things more – so much for the best laid plans – or should that be ‘strategies’!? The songs are very varied, and some of them are quite long. There’s also one or two songs which sound pretty different to our usual style, and I think Maiden fans will be surprised – in a good way, I hope!”

File Under: Metal
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Karate: s/t (Numero) LP
Underground rock festered and splintered as it spread through the U.S. in the mid-’90s, the alternative boom giving rise to microcosmic regional scenes singularly focused on feral powerviolence or screamo songs about breakfast. Boston’s Karate emerged as a force that could grip a national youth movement whose disparate tastes still commingled in the inky pages of fanzines overflowing with florid prose and on concert calendars for volunteer-run DIY spaces, community centers, and bowling alleys. In this world, Karate’s music was an enigma, one equally inviting to sneering punks and highfalutin indie-rock aficionados. Their 1996 self-titled debut, issued on Southern Records, set the standard. Lassoing together white-knuckle post-hardcore tension, sharply focused slowcore serenity, and resplendent jazz complexity, Karate eschewed settling in any one definable style. But they certainly used the language of punk to get their point across; occasionally, guitarist Geoff Farina abandons his warm, hushed cadences for a hoarse shout that made him sound ragged, intensifying an aggression that burst out with every snaggletoothed guitar riff or drum snap that went off like canon fire. Few followed their path – but who could keep up? Karate could make pensive moods blossom into feverish rollicking (“What Is Sleep?”), gracefully tip-toe around aggressive punk explosions without getting bent out of shape (“Bodies”), and stretch out slowcore’s quietest reveries till their reflective notes sound ripped from an improvisational jazz session (“Caffeine or Me?”). Karate formally introduced the trio as a vital part of an independent U.S. punk scene stubbornly flowering in the face of the major labels’ ’90s harvest.

File Under: Punk, Indie Rock, Slowcore, Emo
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Spencer Krug: Fading Graffiti (Pronounced Kroog) LP
Spencer Krug’s Fading Graffiti is an experiment in two ways. The first is the way in which it reimagines what were once intricate piano ballads — originally posted to the artist’s Patreon page over the course of 2019 — into full-band rock songs. The approach finds the songs brimming with new electricity, yet still alluring in their abstract lyricism and unconventional structures. The second experiment: this is Krug’s first self-release, through a tiny operation called Pronounced Kroog, with the aforementioned Patreon used to help fund the creation of the album. Being the first LP released under his own name, Fading Graffiti marks a new way of making records for this songwriter. This album is a full-band reimagining of songs that were originally solo works posted to patreon.com/spencerkrug throughout 2019.

File Under: Indie Rock, Wolf Parade
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Damon Locks – Black Monument Ensemble: NOW (International Anthem) LP
Damon Locks & Black Monument Ensemble’s previous album, their 2018 debut Where Future Unfolds, had a best new music in Pitchfork, was a “Top 50 Album of the Year” in Wire Magazine, and was BBC DJ Gilles Peterson’s unequivocal “Favorite Album of the Year.” NOW is the band’s much anticipated followup, which carries on their unique brand of Choir-fronted Hip-Hop-meets-Gospel/Jazz Liberation Music – very much a modern day echo of the Harlem Freedom Singers and/or Eddie Gale’s Black Rhythm Happening. This new one is a bit heavier on the beats and drum machines, sounding almost like Public Enemy/Bomb Squad working with ESG. Clarinetist Angel Bat Dawid and cornet player Ben LaMar Gay are heavily featured on this album.

File Under: Jazz
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Primal Scream: Give Out But Don’t Give Up (Run Out Groove) LP
The ever-mercurial Bobby Gillespie wasn’t content to bridge techno and indie with the wildly popular acid-house foray Screamadelica. No, he carried on as if it didn’t happen. 1994’s Give Out But Don’t Give Up found Primal Scream drawing upon rock forms baked in the American South, the nationalistic Britpop climate be damned. Like Primal Scream’s broader discography, Give Out But Don’t Give Up is an assortment of freewheeling exercises – all of which deftly connect. In August 2018 it was announced that the band would release the original long-lost recordings made for Give Out But Don’t Give Up for the first time, which were made when the band went to Memphis’s Ardent Studios in 1993 to work on a new album with producer Tom Dowd, engineer Jeff Powell and the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section. Run Out Groove’s vinyl 3LP-set, Give Out But Don’t Give Up: The Original Memphis Recordings, includes two additional LPs of bonus outtakes, making their debut on vinyl. The lacquers were cut at 33 1/3 rpm for the first time by original mastering engineer Jeff Powell. The deluxe packaging also includes new cover art and an accompanying booklet.

File Under: Rock
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Olivia Rodrigo: Sour (Geffen) LP
Breakout 18-year-old singer-songwriter Olivia Rodrigo delivers her highly anticipated full-length debut album Sour featuring the record-breaking global smash “Drivers License” and follow-up hit “Deja Vu.” “I want it to be super versatile,” Rodrigo said on the vision of the album. “My dream is to have it be an intersection between mainstream pop, folk music, and alternative rock. I love the songwriting and the lyricism and the melodies of folk music. I love the tonality of alt-rock. Obviously, I’m obsessed with pop and pop artists. So I’m going to try and take all of my sort of influences…and make something that I like.” She adds, “I worked really hard to write them and produce them in a really unique way. I actually love Sour because, well, first of all, there are many different meanings to Sour and why I love the word sour and feel like it’s representative of the album. But, also, an added perk was that it has OR in it.”

File Under: Pop
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Daniel Romano’s Outfit: Cobra Poems (You’ve Changed) LP
Cobra Poems is a set of 10 new originals by Daniel Romano and the group of exceedingly well-dressed talents known as the Outfit. Here, they display an ever-increasing swagger and a rare ability to synthesize a shocking amount of rock history into something new, relevant, immediate, and yes, poetic. “If all the words of joy should shed their syllabic countenance, would they not still resonate at this same frequency? If distillate love made aural and amplified struck every unbidden ear, would it not blossom with this same audible bouquet? Here then is the document – the evidence, the proof, the truth, the real thing, the one thing, the only thing. Daniel Romano’s Outfit, now and always. Call it communion. Call it a rhapsody. Call it Cobra Poems. Go on. Dig it.” Cobra Poems was recorded in Camera Varda, the Outfit’s newly built studio on the banks of the Welland Canal. It will be supported by live dates in Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada in 2022.

File Under: Indie Rock
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Daniel Romano’ Outfit: Fully Plugged In (You’ve Changed) LP
Recorded live in Atlanta in early 2020 in the final hours before the stages of the aching world fell dark, Fully Plugged In celebrates the sweat filled nights, the communal noise, the profound physical presence at the heart of rock and roll. Daniel Romano and The Outfit embody the classic swagger of classic Rolling Stones, the epic, electric, eternal folk of prime Fairport Convention, the primal freedoms released by the original punks, the intimate, personal emotions celebrated by classic country, boldly reinventing Romano’s rich songbook. Julianna Riolino, who’s voice blends so perfectly with Romano’s own, steps powerfully into the spotlight at key moments, ripping open the song in “Rhythmic Blood” and ripping open your heart in the country weeper “The One That Got Away (Came Back Today)”. Hear, here – wild sounds, genius song-writing, ebullient drumming, exuberant musicality, and disparate influences are powerfully, uniquely synthesized. Shockingly united. Fully Plugged In.

File Under: Indie Rock
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Shannon and the Clams: Year of the Spider (Easy Eye Sound) LP
The widely anticipated and much ballyhooed garage rock idols, Shannon & The Clams’ new studio album, Year Of The Spider, is here! The band returned to Nashville to record with Dan Auerbach at his legendary Easy Eye Sound studio. Fresh off of their standout album, Onion, and supporting tours with the likes of The Black Keys and Greta Van Fleet, they returned to the studio to craft their utterly unique vintage sound that incorporates wonderfully strange elements of doo-wop, classic R&B, garage psych and surf rock to produce this timeless gem from these perennial favorites. The band, fronted by Shannon Shaw and Cody Blanchard on lead vocals with Will Sprott on keyboards and Nate Mahan on drums, crafted an endlessly vivacious, ebullient and clever album from the kings and queen of the Bay Area garage punk scene.

File Under: Garage
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Lonnie Smith: Think! (Blue Note) LP
In honor of Blue Note Records’ 80th Anniversary, the legendary jazz label is launching the Blue Note 80 Vinyl Reissue Series. Distinct from the Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series, this second series curated by Don Was and Cem Kurosman features 180g vinyl LP releases in standard packaging with albums spanning the many eras of the label’s history presented by themes: Blue Note Debuts, Blue Grooves, Great Reid Miles Covers, Blue Note Live, and Blue Note Drummer Leaders. The series resumes in July 2019 with Part 1 of the Blue Grooves theme – Lonnie Smith Think! (1968), Reuben Wilson Blue Mode (1969) and Bobbi Humphrey Blacks And Blues (1973) – and will continue with three albums released each month for the coming year. Groove is certainly the thing on this 1968 Blue Note debut from organist Dr. Lonnie Smith with stellar in the pocket support from Lee Morgan (trumpet), David Newman (tenor saxophone & flute), Melvin Sparks (guitar) and Marian Booker Jr. (drums) plus percussionists Henry “Pucho” Brown, William Bivens, and Norberto Apellaniz. From the hard-driving opener “Song of Ice Bag” written by Hugh Masekela to Doc’s laid-back original “Slouchin'” to the band’s joyful romp through Aretha Franklin’s hit “Think,” it’s an equally hip and hypnotic affair and Smith’s finest for the label.

File Under: Jazz
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Super Furry Animals: Rings Around the World (BMG) LP
The fifth studio album from Welsh quintet Super Furry Animals is their most commercially successful to date. A musically eclectic record, incorporating pop, prog, punk, jungle, electronica, techno and death metal, Rings Around the World was shortlisted for the Mercury Music Prize in 2001 and named Mojo’s best album of the year. Also serving as the group’s major label debut, it peaked at No. 3 on the UK album chart on the strength of the singles “(Running) Rings Around The World,” “It’s Not The End of the World” and “Juxtapozed With You.” Paul McCartney and John Cale make cameo appearances here to boot. This 20th anniversary 180g vinyl 2LP reissue was remastered in 2021 from the original master tapes.

File Under: Pop
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Suuns: The Witness (Secret City) LP
Suuns’ fifth full-length album The Witness – their first for Joyful Noise Recordings – once again marks a shrewdly offbeat left turn. The tried-and-true narrative for a band of this nature is always to ‘move to the deep end’ or ‘out of the comfort zone’. In some ways that rings true on The Witness, though one could say these eight movements actually show Suuns in their most comfortable, candid state. Self-recorded and self-produced over the majority of 2020 – a year of strife, solitude and reflection – The Witness finds the band holding a magnifying glass over their own default state of playing and performing. It’s a swift departure from previous album Felt, which exults in harvesting haphazard ideas in their embryonic, demoed versions, as if letting loose a glorious fireworks display into the heavens. The Witness, meanwhile, pours Suuns’ music into a more intricate mold, compelling Ben Shemie to unravel himself lyrically in a much more pronounced fashion. “There’s something interesting about the idea of a collective witness, being a witness to the time we’re living in now,” he reflects. “And the connectedness of what we all have in common. But also, literally: bearing witness to all sorts of things and how that desensitises you. There’s a recurring line that comes back on the record: “I know that you’ve seen it too.” A song like ‘Clarity’ is also about pulling the veil off and seeing things for what they really are. It kind of comes down to being true to yourself and acknowledging what is and isn’t real.” Opening cut “Third Stream” experiments with jazzy brass and prowling piano flourishes akin to Talk Talk’s Spirit Of Eden, sounding like a band being profoundly present, being a witness to themselves in some respect. The ethereal “Timebender,” which materialized out of vastly disparate parts, still entertains the idea that you’re tapping directly into the band’s inner pulse. “Go To My Head” captures Suuns at its most outright gorgeous, albeit habitually elusive. Though the world is becoming a more distorted, confusing place, The Witness extends a sonic lifeline to latch onto, one bolstered by years of friendship, chemistry and trust. For a band known for its cryptic magnetism, this album marks Suuns’ most generous, stripped-down and affecting work to date.

File Under: Indie Rock
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Yola: Stand for Myself (Easy Eye Sound) LP
Stand For Myself is the anthemic new album from Yola. Produced by Dan Auerbach, the record is a timeless masterpiece marking an idiosyncratic sonic shift, which will defy all expectation. A sophisticated and diverse sonic mix of symphonic soul and classic pop, tracing an expansive musical thread to the English singer/songwriter’s most eclectic musical inspirations. Yola’s inimitable vocals share nuanced stories of allyship, black feminine strength through vulnerability, collective awakening and loving connection from the sexual to the social. The Grammy-nominated artist declares that it is only when we stand for ourselves, and acknowledge our complexity, that we can be truly alive. For Yola, living is more than merely surviving.

File Under: Soul
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Various: Even More Dazed and Confused (Real Gone) LP
The subtitle on the album cover reads, “They Found Your Stash…Again,” and we are happy to report that this particular musical stash is seeds and stems free! Richard Linklater’s 1993 coming-of-age film Dazed and Confused captured the age-old adolescent themes of rebellion vs. conformity, jocks vs. nerds, stoners vs. students, and grown-ups vs. grads so perfectly that it remains a touchstone movie for each succeeding generation of high schoolers. But its events unfold at a very specific time and place; namely, the last day of the 1976 school year in Austin, Texas, a moment in rock and roll time which Linklater and his cohorts unerringly capture with a soundtrack that has spawned not one but two releases, of which this is the second. Pressed on white with red splatter “Bloodshot Eyes” vinyl inside a jacket featuring production stills from the film. Visine not included!

File Under: Soundtracks
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Various: Space Jam (Atlantic) LP
In the blockbuster 1996 film Space Jam, Bugs Bunny and his pals coax Michael Jordan out of retirement to play in a basketball game against a team of monstrous aliens to win their freedom. The hits driven 6x Platinum Space Jam soundtrack features music inspired by and included in the film. Artists include Seal, Coolio, Quad City DJ, B-Real, Busta Rhymes, Coolio, LL Cool J and Method Man amongst others.

File Under: Soundtracks
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Various: True Romance OST (Real Gone) LP
Though it was directed by Tony Scott, the 1993 film True Romance displayed all the signature themes and images of its writer, Quentin Tarantino, from its grisly violence to its B-movie homages to its gleeful amorality. And the same could be said of the soundtrack; alongside composer Hans Zimmer’s riff on Carl Orff (which itself was an homage to another violent road movie, Badlands), True Romance offered a playlist that smacked of Tarantino in its embrace of rockabilly (Charlie Sexton, Chris Isaak), grunge (Soundgarden), honky-tonk (Shelby Lynne), and romantic machismo (Robert Palmer’s take on “[Love Is] The Tender Trap”). Vinyl would seem a natural for such a “warped” soundtrack; and, for this reissue, we’ve crafted a custom jacket sporting production stills from the film. What’s more, this release of True Romance comes in blue with magenta splatter “Alabama Worley” vinyl! Consider this colorful a homage to one of the greatest cult classic films of all time.

File Under: Soundtracks
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Fiona Apple: Fetch the Bolt Cutters (Epic) LP
Devendra Banhart & Noah Georgeson: Refuge (Dead Oceans) LP
John Coltrane: A Love Supreme (Impulse) LP
Czarface  & MF Doom: Czarface Meets Metal Face (Silver Age) LP
Czarface & MF Doom: Super What? (Silver Age) LP
Sarah Davachi: Cantus, Descant (Late) LP
Erika De Casier: Sensational (4AD) LP
Brian Eno: Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks (EMI) LP
Bill Evans Trio: Everybody Digs… (OJC) LP
Bill Evans Trio: Moon Beams (OJC) LP
Bill Evans Trio: Waltz for Debby (OJC) LP
Steve Gunn: Other You (Matador) LP
Harlem Gospel Travelers: Fight On! (Colemine) 7″
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard: Infest the Rats Nest (ATO) LP
King Woman: Celestial Blues (Relapse) LP
Kyuss: And the Circus Leaves Town (Elektra) LP
Julian Lage: Squint (Blue Note) LP
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio: Close But No Cigar (Colemine) LP
Les Filles de Illighadad: At Pioneer Works (Sahel Sounds) LP
Lorde: Solar Power (Universal) LP
M83: Dead Cities, Red Seas and Lost Ghosts (Mute) LP
Nine Inch Nails: Downward Spiral (Universal) LP
Parquet Courts: Light Up Gold (What’s Your Rupture) LP
Radiohead: A Moon Shaped Pool (XL) LP
Shellac:  1000 Hurts (Touch & Go) LP
Shellac: Excellent Italian Greyhound (Touch & Go) LP
Sonic Youth: Goo (Geffen) LP
Sonic Youth: The Eternal (Matador) LP
Space Afrika: Honest Labour (Dais) LP
Spiritualized: Lazer Guided Melodies (Fat Possum) LP
Spiritualized: Pure Phase (Fat Possum) LP
Tame Impala: Innerspeaker (Modular) LP
Tame Impala: Lonerism (Modular) LP
Tyler, The Creator: Flower Boy (Columbia) LP
Kanye West: Jesus is King (Universal) LP
Larry Young: Into Something (Blue Note) LP