new vinyl love...

for the week of 20 november 2015...
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>M83
– Digital Shades Vol. 1 [Reissue/2007] CD/LP (Mute)
– Saturdays = Youth [Reissue/2008] CD/LP (Mute)
Digital Shades Vol. 1 is the fourth studio album by M83. The mostly instrumental album was originally released on Mute in 2007, and features only founding member Anthony Gonzalez.
Old fans will note a substantial difference between
Saturdays = Youth and M83's previous releases; the album is more shoegazey in texture and more pop in construction. While the galactic, deep space vibe is still there, the overall aesthetic is more Cocteau Twins a la My Bloody Valentine rather than another addition to the towering electronic post-rock tradition that Mogwai and Sigur Rós perfected. The record draws heavily from the likes of Tears For Fears and Cocteau Twins, as well as classic John Hughes teen movies.
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>Kurt Cobain – And I Love Her b/w Sappy (Early Demo) 7" (UMe)
"Brett Morgen uncovered a great amount of previously unheard Kurt Cobain material while researching his stellar documentary,
Montage Of Heck. One such song was the late Nirvana frontman's raw, acoustic take on The Beatles' 'And I Love Her,' a surprise find considering Cobain's stated dislike for Paul McCartney, who wrote the track. Previously unknown to exist, Morgen found the recording on a random tape, and included it in his film. Now, Cobain's haunting version is officially released as a 7" vinyl single b/w his own rarity, 'Sappy'." – Consequence Of Sound
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>Led Zeppelin – Mothership [Reissue/2007] 4xLP (Atlantic)
Recently reissued on CD – now back in print on vinyl. Digitally remastered edition of Led Zeppelin's greatest hits compilation. The songs included were chosen (at the time) by the surviving members of Led Zeppelin: Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones, and represent eight of the band's nine studio albums. HQ-180gm.
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>The Roots ‎– Do You Want More?!!!??! [Reissue/1994] 2xLP (Geffen)
Do You Want More?!!!?! is the second studio album by the hip-hop band The Roots. It's the band's major label-debut, coming two years after their independent debut album, Organix (1993). Do You Want More?!!!?! is considered by critics as a classic of hip-hop jazz. In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source's 100 Best Rap Albums. Blue vinyl, part of UMe's Respect The Classics reissue campaign.
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>Frank Sinatra
– Swing Easy [Reissue/1954] 10" (Capitol)
– September Of My Years [Reissue/1965] LP (Reprise)
– A Man And His Music [Reissue/1965] 2xLP (Reprise)
– Sinatra '65: The Singer Today [Reissue/1965] LP (Reprise)
HQ-180gm vinyl reissues now available.
This Week’s Vinyl Exclusives:
>Herb Alpert
– Come Fly With Me LP (Herb Alpert Presents)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Herb Alpert returns with a new album,
Come Fly With Me, a mix of new Alpert originals and classic American tunes ("Come Fly With Me," "Blue Skies," and "Take The A Train" are just a few that are featured), performed as only the beloved trumpeter can. "With his latest recording, Come Fly With Me, legendary award-winning trumpeter, producer, artist and overall Renaissance Man, Herb Alpert takes the listener on a melody-rich, groove-embellished artistic journey, offering marvelous musical perspectives and insights with both familiar and exciting new sonic landscapes." – All About Jazz
>The Besnard Lakes
– The Golden Lion 12"+MP3 (Jagjaguwar)
Three brand new tracks as a precursor to a new album due in 2016. "On 'Golden Lion,' Besnard Lakes focus their lush energy on a sunnier, catchier sound. Jace Lasek's clean falsetto is more alive when paired with high-flying guitars, and alongside the band's blanketed, nonlinear arrangements, he sounds like he's studied the Bee Gees and Brian Wilson. But there is an ease here that Besnard Lakes haven't experimented with. 'You are a golden lion,' Lasek sings, and the sweet melody is so strong that the abstract lyrics become a compliment. It's unclear if this is a love song. As a symbol, the golden lion recalls the Tarot card of Strength, but the song's adherence to a classic melody dissolves any doubts. If 'Golden Lion' isn't about loving another person, it's about loving the purest elements of pop." – Pitchfork

>Bestial Mouths
– Down To The Bones b/w Small Prey 7" (Cleopatra)
Limited edition 7" from one of the darkest new bands featuring songs from the group's forthcoming full-length album.

>Art Blakey Quintet
‎– A Night At Birdland With The Art Blakey Quintet, Vol. 2 [Reissue/1954] 10" (Blue Note)
Limited 10" vinyl pressing. A true Blue Note essential and must-own, this title is an important piece of jazz history. Recorded in New York City in 1954, this live album features Clifford Brown, Lou Donaldson and Horace Silver -- a stunning precursor to the Jazz Messengers. The recording was produced by Alfred Lion and engineered by Rudy Van Gelder for Blue Note.

>David Bowie
– Hours [Reissue/1999] LP (Friday Music)
HQ-180gm blue vinyl. 1999's
Hours, which served as David Bowie's twenty-third solo album, harkened a return to the sounds of the Hunky Dory days.
>Brightside
– The World Reversed 7" (Broken World Media)
The Pittsburgh based indie band made waves last year with their second LP
Now And Loud with its blend of spacey, delay damaged riffs and catchy melodies. Brightside's new follow-up EP, The World Reversed, showcases the band further mastering their songwriting craft.
>Clifford Brown
– New Star On The Horizon [Reissue/1953] 10" (Blue Note)
Limited 10" vinyl pressing of this classic 1954 release by prolific jazz trumpeter, Clifford Brown. Brown died at the age of 25 in a car accident, leaving behind only four years' worth of recordings. Nonetheless, he had a considerable influence on later jazz trumpet players, including Donald Byrd, Lee Morgan, Booker Little, and Freddie Hubbard. He was also a composer of note. Brown won the Down Beat critics' poll for the New Star of the Year in 1954; he was inducted into the Down Beat "Jazz Hall of Fame" in 1972 in the critics' poll.

>Luke Bryan
– Kill The Lights 2xLP (Capitol Nashville)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. New release from the country superstar, the follow up to his wildly successful album,
Crash My Party.
>Basia Bulat
– Infamous 7" (Secret City)
Basia Bulat is currently readying her 2016 album
Good Advice, and here is a sneak preview of what we can expect. "Infamous" is a powerful number, Bulat's strong voice supported by rock instrumentation. Co-produced with Jim James of My Morning Jacket, this single is pressed to white 7" vinyl.
>Butthole Surfers
– Electriclarryland [Reissue/1996] 2xLP (Plain)
Originally released in 1996,
Electriclarryland features the Surfers only top 40 hit with the song "Pepper". Although the sound on this album continues the more streamlined approach they started with Independent Worm Saloon, this record is by no means mainstream, even with the hit. With pile driving rockers, pop-punk raves, acid freakouts and their demented sense of humor and bizarre perspective intact, the Surfers take no prisoners. Three sides of music with the fourth side featuring etchings by Gibby Haynes.
>Nuno Canavarro
– Plux Quba [Reissue/1988] LP (Drag City)
Canavarro is a favorite of Jim O'Rouke, Christoph Heemann. There are some similarities to Robert Ashley's later work, but even that is deceiving. It is simple, gentle, melodic, amd yet completely alien. Originally released in 1988 on Ama Romanta, and reissued last in 1998 on Moikai.

>John Carpenter
– The Fog [OST/1980] 2xLP (Silva Screen)
John Carpenter's 1980 follow-up film to his smash hit
Halloween featured ghost sailors terrorizing a Californian coastal community as a dense fog descends on their homes. The multi-talented filmmaker's atmospheric synthesizer score has long been a soundtrack favorite and this double album features a 20 track LP of the entire score, drawn from the original tapes, remastered by long-time Carpenter collaborator Alan Howarth on the A/B sides and the original album which featured 20 minutes of newly released music on the C/D sides. Pressed on HQ-180gm white and green vinyl and packaged in gatefold jackets.
>Vanessa Carlton
– Liberman LP (Dine Alone)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Liberman" is the fifth studio album by singer/songwriter and pianist Vanessa Carlton. "With the release of her first record in over two years, acclaimed pop-rock songstress Vanessa Carlton dives headfirst back into the fray with an entirely new and explorative sound.
Liberman is folky, brooding and yet breathtakingly free-spirited." – American Songwriter
>Eric Clapton
- Slowhand At 70: Live At The Royal Albert Hall 3xLP+DVD (Eagle Vision)
Now available on vinyl.
Slowhand At 70 captures a very special Eric Clapton performance celebrating his 70th birthday at his favorite venue and includes career defining tracks like "Cocaine," "I Shot The Sheriff," "Layla," "Wonderful Tonight," "Crossroads," "Tears In Heaven," "Hoochie Coochie Man" and more.
>Kurt Cobain
– And I Love Her b/w Sappy (Early Demo) 7" (UMe)
"Brett Morgen uncovered a great amount of previously unheard Kurt Cobain material while researching his stellar documentary,
Montage Of Heck. One such song was the late Nirvana frontman's raw, acoustic take on The Beatles' 'And I Love Her,' a surprise find considering Cobain's stated dislike for Paul McCartney, who wrote the track. Previously unknown to exist, Morgen found the recording on a random tape, and included it in his film. Now, Cobain's haunting version is officially released as a 7" vinyl single b/w his own rarity, 'Sappy'." – Consequence Of Sound
>Shawn Colvin
– Uncovered LP (Fantasy)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. On her new album
Uncovered, singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin takes on twelve tunes by Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Tom Waits, Stevie Wonder, Robbie Robertson, Graham Nash and more.
>Alice Cooper
- Live At The Whiskey A-Go-Go 1969 LP (Manifesto)
Previously only available on CD, the explosive eight-track live fiasco is now being offered on vinyl in the US for the very first time. This legendary 1969 performance showcases Alice Cooper and Co. in their early days in Los Angeles, CA not long after they arrived from The Valley Of The Sun.

>Patrick Cowley
– Kickin' In 12" (Honey Soundsystem)
Perhaps one of the most revolutionary and influential people in the canon of disco music, Cowley created his own brand of Hi-NRG dance music, "The San Francisco Sound." This
12" was culled from the final mixed down reel for "Kickin' In", an epic 12-minute journey through disco that Patrick recorded in 1978.
>The Dandy Warhols
– Dandy's Rule OK [Reissue/1995] 2xLP (Schizophonic)
The Dandy Warhols' 1995 debut is now available for the first time on vinyl. HQ-180gm numbered white vinyl pressing.

>D12
– Devil's Night [Reissue/2001] 2xLP (Shady/Interscope)
D12
– D12 World [Reissue/2004] 2xLP (Shady/Interscope)
D12 is the hip-hop group from Detroit featuring Eminem. These vinyl reissues are part of UMe's ongoing Respect The Classics vinyl reissue campaign, each featuring an animated lenticular cover.

>DBUK
– Songs One Through Eight LP (Virtual Label)
Among fans of the alt-county genre, the names Munly Munly, Slim Cessna, Lord Dwight Pentacost and Rebecca Vera have no doubt crossed one's lips over the past twenty years. Alongside of their work in Slim Cessna's Auto Club, and via labels as disparate as Alternative Tentacles and Pesanta Urfolk, this debut album is a parallel collaboration collectively known as DBUK (Denver Broncos UK). With
Songs One Through Eight, Munly's signature dark, high lonesome country folk and Cessna's Hank Williams II country twang meet in the middle. The quartet's bare-bones sound and unorthodox instrumentation combines traditional American folk with post-punk leanings, with a Southern Gothic sensibility that permeates both bands' repertoires.
>Delerium
– Karma [1997] 2xLP+MP3 (Nettwerk)
Karma is the 1997 breakthrough album from Canadian ethnic electronica/new age group Delerium; the duo comprised of Bill Leeb and his long time collaborator/co-producer Rhys Fulber (both of Frontline Assembly). The album was the follow up to their 1995 debut album Semantic Spaces and features the hit single "Silence" with Sarah McLachlan on vocals. Coke bottle green colored vinyl.
>Disturbed
– Believe [2002] LP (Reprise)
First time on vinyl for Disturbed's second album.

>Dr. Dre
– Compton (A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre) 2xLP (Aftermath)
Now available on vinyl. "Musically, the album is a reminder that Dre's palette and appetite for sound has always been eclectic, and rather than retread, we hear him pushing into new territory. At one moment, he's sampling an obscure modern funk band from Italy (for 'One Shot One Kill') and the next, lifting a guitar riff from a random Turkish psychedelic burner. Throughout, session musicians polish out the edges, and Dre continues to lean on live keys and bass to fill out chunky bottom ends." [BNM/8.8] – Pitchfork

>Duran Duran
– Seven And The Ragged Tiger [Reissue/1983] 2xLP (Rhino)
Duran Duran – Big Thing [Reissue/1988] 2xLP (Rhino)
Limited double HQ-180gm vinyl LP reissues, each containing four bonus tracks on the second disc.

>John Fahey
– Days Have Gone By [Reissue/1967] LP (4 Men With Beards)
Originally released in 1967.
Days Have Gone By continues Fahey's interest in soundscapes, sound effects and experimental music mixed in with more traditional guitar playing of his earlier musical style.
>Gazpacho
– When Earth Lets Go [2004] 2xLP+MP3 (Kscope)
Released on vinyl LP for the first time in gatefold sleeve with artwork etching. Formed in Oslo in 1996 by childhood friends Jon-Arne Vilbo and Thomas Andersen along with Jan-Henrik Ohme (later joined by Mikael Kromer, Robert R Johansen and Kristian Torp), Gazpacho have honed their unique sound over a string of critically acclaimed albums and numerous tours, including several with long-time supporters Marillion. On
When Earth Lets Go the group were joined by drummer Robert Johansen, and took the step from being a "studio band" to a "live band." The album is seen by many as a rougher edged album than Bravo, a direction Gazpacho wanted to take without repeating themselves.
>The Heads
– Time In Space 2xLP (Rooster)
Originally pressed in a limited edition for sale at Liverpool Psych Fest, The Heads'
Time In Space compiles twenty-two tracks from their highly collectable tour CDR series. Cut by Shawn Joseph and showcasing Sam Giles artwork, this collection of studio outtakes, rehearsal sessions and live tracks is the ticket to some serious cosmic adventures. This one-time pressing of 600 copies comes on translucent vinyl with orange and blue splatters.
>Helta Skelta
– Beyond The Black Stump LP (Deranged)
Helta Skelta is the newest face of Australian punk. While the group already has an album and a few singles under their belt,
Beyond The Black Stump takes their sound in unexpected directions.
>Honeydogs
– 10,000 Years [2003] 2xLP (Noiseland)
The Honeydogs wry sincerity and casually brilliant songcraft have made them critic's favorites and local legends in the Twin Cities. Their 2003 album,
10,000 Years is an ambitious, sweeping epic; part Brave New World, part Three Penny Opera, part Sgt. Pepper and part Pleased To Meet Me.
>Bruce Hornsby And The Range
– The Way It Is [Reissue/1986] LP (Exhibit)
Bruce Hornsby And The Range made a spectacular musical debut.
The Way It Is is a poignant, soulful, and powerful album with beautiful melodies, feel-good rock numbers, phenomenal ballads, and socially conscious tunes such as the title track. The album went on to win the 1986 Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
>Sam Hunt
– Montevallo [2014] LP (MCA)
Released last year on CD – now available on vinyl.
Montevallo was produced by Zach Crowell (Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban) and Shane McAnally (Luke Bryan, Kacey Musgraves).
>Bobby Hutcherson
– Happenings [Reissue/1967] LP (Blue Note)
Bobby Hutcherson is a jazz vibraphone and marimba player. He has influenced younger vibraphonists including Steve Nelson, Joe Locke and Stefon Harris.
Happenings features six compositions by Hutcherson and one by Herbie Hancock. Part of Blue Note's 75 anniversary reissue campaign.
>Inquisition
– Into The Infernal Regions Of The Ancient Cult [Reissue/1998] 2xLP (Season Of Mist)
Vinyl reissue of the black metal band's 1998 debut.

>iwrestledabaeronce
– Hail Mary LP (Atery)
Released last June on CD – now available on vinyl. Fourth album from the weirdo/spastic metalcore outfit.

>Jewel
– Picking Up The Pieces LP (Sugar Hill)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Jewel produced
Picking Up The Pieces herself in Nashville, recruiting an A-list session band including 2014's ACM Guitar Player of the Year Rob McNelley and frequent Neil Young collaborators like drummer Chad Cromwell as an ode to Ben Keith, with whom she worked on Pieces of You and was a staple figure in the Young world before his death in 2010. "Though evocative of her earliest years, Picking Up The Pieces is still also true to her country side, with 'My Father's Daughter,' a collaboration with Dolly Parton that tells the story of Jewel's father and grandmother, the later whom emigrated from Europe and was an aspiring opera singer. Jewel released her first country album, Perfectly Clear, in 2008, and played June Carter Cash in the Lifetime TV movie Ring Of Fire. And she's got one heck of a mountain yodel." – Rolling Stone
>Kenji Kawai
- Devilman 'The Birth' [OST/1987] LP (Tiger Labs)
The score, composed by Kenji Kawai (
Ghost In The Shell, Ringu) is the original 1987 video animation soundtrack. The electronic and orchestral score includes two bonus tracks from the band Anthem, which play during the séance and transformation scenes from the movie.
>Joey Kneiser
– The Wilderness LP+MP3 (This Is American Music)
This is first full band solo release from Joey Kneiser -- the lead singer of the rock band Glossary, who released seven albums. The songs that make up
The Wildness hearken back to Kneiser's musical first loves -- Bruce Springsteen, The Replacements, The Band and Bob Dylan. Kneiser has produced and recorded records for Austin Lucas and Wooden Wand. He has also made music videos for artists like John Moreland and Jason Isbell.
>Led Zeppelin
– Mothership [Reissue/2007] 4xLP (Atlantic)
Recently reissued on CD – now back in print on vinyl. Digitally remastered edition of Led Zeppelin's greatest hits compilation. The songs included were chosen (at the time) by the surviving members of Led Zeppelin: Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones, and represent eight of the band's nine studio albums. HQ-180gm.

>Joe LoDuca
– Army Of Darkness [OST/1993] 2xLP (Mondo)
Just in time for the next chapter in the
Evil Dead saga (TV series Ash Vs. The Evil Dead) Mondo is proud to release the soundtrack Sam Raimi's Army Of Darkness. Returning along side star Bruce Campbell, is masterful composer Joe LoDuca, who also crafted the terrifying scores to the first and second Evil Dead. Like the film, LoDuca's score to Army Of Darkness is an ambitious blending of genre that was ahead of its time.
>Loma Prieta
– Self Portrait LP (Deathwish)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. "Out of nowhere a couple weeks ago, I stumbled upon Loma Prieta's song 'Love.' It starts with a few strummed chords that quickly give way to a snarling voice, guitars so fuzzed-out they bleed together into a pulse of noise, and heavy, urgent percussion. But in the midst of this, a thread of melody held strong, small and wiry, underneath the din. It struck me in a way a lot of heavy music does, and some cursory research revealed that Jack Shirley — a producer who is infamous in some circles for producing Deafheaven's, similarly heavy and melodic
Sunbather — was also behind the boards here. Even though I just discovered them, Loma Prieta are well-known in the Bay Area, and 'Love' is the lead single off the group's fifth full-length album, Self Portrait." – Stereogum
>Joe Lovano
‎– Quartets: Live At The Village Vanguard Volume 1 2xLP (Blue Note)
Recorded at the Village Vanguard in 1994 and 1996. Part of Blue Note's ongoing 75
th anniversary vinyl reissue campaign.
>Jesse Malin
– Outsiders LP (One Little Indian)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Born out of late night recording sessions in the Pennsylvania woods with producer Don DiLego, far from any expectations,
Outsiders presents Jesse Malin in raw form. Malin himself describes it as "a record built out of optimism and disgust -- one for the leavers, the believers, the hustlers and the chicken hawks who could never catch us." The collection includes "Here's The Situation," featuring J Masics on guitar, and a cover of The The Clash's "Stay Free" – especially poignant because Jesse first played it at Ryan Adam's guitarist, Johnny McNabb's memorial last year.
>Mare Cognitum
– Phobos Monolith 2xLP (Fallen Empire)
"Cold, harsh, haunting, this one-man black metal project is a melancholic space odyssey that completely bowls you over with its intricacy and layers. It has its dreamy moments of cosmic free floating with its opening track, 'Weaving The Thread of Transcendence,' but grounds you in reality with the introduction of the second song, 'Entropic Hallucinations.' Pounding beats, piano flourishes, and the hissing rasp of creator Jacob Buczarski's vocals create the sensation of an entire other worldly orchestra. It's Enslaved in space and is absolutely beautiful."—Metal Sucks.

>MC 900 Ft. Jesus
– Welcome To My Dream [1991] LP+MP3 (Nettwerk)
Since it's 1991 CD release, MC 900 Ft. Jesus'
Welcome To My Dream has earned a cult reputation as one of the pioneering works of hip-hop, funk and jazz fusion. From U2 sampling the track "The City Sleeps" for Zooropa; to director Tarsem Singh using "Falling Elevator's" in his famous 1996 Levi's commercial; Welcome To My Dream is a sonic playground that's finally giving it's fans the opportunity to be experienced on vinyl.
>Mighty Mighty Bosstones
– Lets' Face It [Reissue/1997] LP (Asbestos)
Fifth color vinyl reissue by Asbestos of the Boston ska-core band's 1997 multi-platinum album featuring the singles "The Impression That I Get," "Rascal King," and Royal Oil."

>Hank Mobley
– Workout [Reissue/1962] LP (Blue Note)
Hank Mobley was an American hard bop and soul jazz tenor saxophonist and composer. Mobley was described by Leonard Feather as the "middleweight champion of the tenor saxophone," a metaphor used to describe his tone, that was neither as aggressive as John Coltrane nor as mellow as Stan Getz, and his style that was laid-back, subtle and melodic, especially in contrast with players like Sonny Rollins and Coltrane. Part of Blue Note's 75
th anniversary vinyl reissue campaign.
>Musiq (Soulchild)
– Aijuswanaseing [Reissue/2000] 2xLP (Def Jam)
With his 2000 debut album,
Aijuswanaseing (I Just Want to Sing), Musiq Soulchild made an indelible mark on the R&B soundscape. Aijuswanaseing is a remarkable collection of songs that successfully showcases Soulchild's vocal talent and versatility as he crisscrosses the analogous styles of R&B, soul, and rap. Purple vinyl, part of UMe's ongoing Respect The Classics reissue campaign.
>Genesis Breyer P-Orridge / Black Rain / Cold Cave
– Rebellion Is Over 7" (Dais)
Rebellion Is Over was originally released on Heartworm as a limited cassette collaboration between Cold Cave, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV) and Black Rain (members of Death Comet Crew and Ike Yard) to commemorate the July 22nd live performance in NYC. Available only at the show and sold out immediately, Dais Records is proud to present a new vinyl engagement of Rebellion Is Over.
>Pentatonix
– Pentatonix LP (RCA)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Pentatonix's work, which is mostly in the pop style, consists of covers of existing songs, sometimes in the form of medleys, along with original material. Their music is defined by their own arrangement style, tight vocal harmonies, extensive vocal riffing, deep and steady vocal basslines, and a diverse range of vocal percussion and beatboxing.

>Pixel
– Golden Years LP (Cuneiform)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. The award-winning Norwegian jazz quartet Pixel is in the vanguard of a scene brimming with exceptional young musicians, charting an exhilarating, improvisation-steeped jazz path infused with the cathartic energy of indie rock. Pixel's third album Golden Years captures the next step in the band's rapid evolution. Pixel consists of double bassist and vocalist Ellen Andrea Wang, drummer Jon Audun Baar, trumpeter Jonas Kilmork Vemøy, and saxophonist Harald Lassen (with everyone contributing vocals).
The group tends toward translucent textures, tight orchestration and pop-inflected songcraft. While the sound is essentially acoustic, Vemøy and Lassen increasingly employ subtle effects that provide deeper textural depth to the already charged mélange of bright harmonies and protean rhythmic thrust.

>Red Red Meat
– Deluxe Career Retrospective 8xLP+MP3+Book (Jealous Butcher)
Hand made by the band and Jealous Butcher, this fancy autographed box set includes
There's A Star Above The Manger Tonight, Bunny Gets Paid, Jimmywine Majestic, and their self-titled LPs, all on color vinyl exclusive (which is exclusive to this edition). The set also comes with special library check out cards with artwork from each release, and an envelope of ephemera from the history of the band.
>Rocket From The Tombs
– Black Record LP (Fire)
Released last week on CD – now available on vinyl. Rocket From The Tombs is back.
Black Record delivers eight new tracks, as well as definitive recordings of Rocket classics "Sonic Reducer" and "Read It And Weep" and a cover of The Sonics' "Strychnine." Still fighting mad. Fronted by founding members Crocus Behemoth and Craig Bell, Black Record delivers anthems borne of decades of raw energy coupled with decades of experienced musicianship, firmly assuring its place in the extraordinary history of the band.
>Rolling Stones
– From The Vault: Live In Leeds 1982 3xLP+DVD (Eagle Vision)
Latest installment in the
From The Vault series of previously unreleased Rolling Stones live shows. This set is taken from performance at Roundhay Park in Leeds, England on July 25th 1982. This show was the last concert on their 1982 European Tour in support of 1981's Tattoo You album which would be their last live tour for seven years. (Also available on vinyl.)
>Sonny Rollins
– Volume 2 [Reissue/1957] LP (Blue Note)
Sonny Rollins – What's New [Reissue/1962] LP (Blue Note)
Sonny Rollins is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Rollins is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians. A number of his compositions, including "St. Thomas," "Oleo," "Doxy," "Pent-Up House," and "Airegin," have become jazz standards. Part of Blue Note's ongoing 75
th anniversary vinyl reissue campaign.
>The Roots
‎– Do You Want More?!!!??! [Reissue/1994] 2xLP (Geffen)
Do You Want More?!!!?! is the second studio album by the hip-hop band The Roots. It's the band's major label-debut, coming two years after their independent debut album, Organix (1993). Do You Want More?!!!?! is considered by critics as a classic of hip-hop jazz. In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source's 100 Best Rap Albums. Blue vinyl, part of UMe's Respect The Classics reissue campaign.
>Sadist
– Hyaena LP (Scarlet)
"
Hyaena is so thoroughly permeated by its jazz influence that it often sounds like a group of jazz musicians approaching metal, as opposed to the more familiar opposite. There's certainly a great deal of surface complexity throughout this album. First, it often favors the sort of off-beat syncopation and polyrhythm over 4/4 beat type of percussion popularized by Meshuggah and sons. Secondly, Sadist crams in a great deal of synthesizer and sample presence, including plenty of 'tribal' percussion that probably synergizes with the lyrical/visual aspects of this album. What begins to tip me off that this might not just be a mess of pseudo-progressive tropes is Sadist's adept understanding of modulation and tonality – unlike many bands that play around with it, they actually manage to use this to write more flexible riffs and build some of the changes into their song structures. That is definitely not a mere surface strength." – Death Metal Underground
>Saxon
– Battering Ram 2xLP+2xCD (UDR)
Limited Edition HQ-180gm double vinyl LP pressing box set in gatefold sleeve. Also includes CD plus a bonus live CD
Saxon Over Sweden 2011, taken from Saxon's Denim & Leather tour as well as a merchandise item. Legendary British heavy metal quintet Saxon's 21st studio album, Battering Ram, boasts a clinically 'heavy' echo of their glorious New Wave Of British Heavy Metal sound.
>The She's / Dry Spells
– Cherry Red b/w Heliotrope 7" (Empty Cellar)
Introducing a new split 45 via Empty Cellar Records featuring harmony-heavy San Francisco legacies The She's and The Dry Spells. Tight vocal harmonies, ambitious musical arrangements, and diverse influences meet on both sides of this record in a pairing that won't disappoint. A song for the party and one for the comedown.

>Jake Shimabukuro
– Travels LP (eOne)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Jake's life has always centered on the ukulele. Known for his powerful strumming on the ukulele, Jake's performances incorporate elements of thoughtful, sophisticated arrangements with spontaneous, improvised passages. Being influenced by legendary ukulele players like Eddie Kamae, Ohta-San and Peter Moon, Jake also credits icons like Bruce Lee and Michael Jordan as a source of inspiration.

>Frank Sinatra
– Swing Easy [Reissue/1954] 10" (Capitol)
Frank Sinatra – September Of My Years [Reissue/1965] LP (Reprise)
Frank Sinatra – A Man And His Music [Reissue/1965] 2xLP (Reprise)
Frank Sinatra – Sinatra '65: The Singer Today [Reissue/1965] LP (Reprise)
HQ-180gm vinyl reissues now available.

>Singers & Players
– Revenge Of The Underdog [Reissue/1982] LP (On-U Sound)
Vinyl reissue of the second album by the loose On-U collective, originally released in 1982. Featuring Prince Far I, Bim Sherman, Jah Woosh, plus members of the Roots Radics, The Slits and Glaxo Babies.

>Single Gun Theory
- Millions, Like Stars In My Hands, Daggers In My Heart, Wage War [Reissue/1991] LP+MP3 (Nettwerk)
Limited edition 150 gm vinyl LP pressing includes digital download that has bonus tracks. Fusing Indian, Turkish, and South-East Asian sounds with Jacqui Hunt's dream pop vocals and early '90s electronica,
Millions, Like Stars In My Hands, Daggers In My Heart, Wage War brought international prominence to the Australian trio (rounded out by Pete Rivett-Carnac and Kath Power). Their sampled, catchy style lent itself well to film -- several of these tracks found their way onto soundtracks while "I Am What I See" was used as the theme song for ABC.
>Six Organs Of Admittance
– Hexadic II LP/Cassette (Drag City)
Hexadic II simultaneously explores the same charts and paths that gave birth to its predecessor, while creating music of a totally different order. The Hexadic II songs have direct correlates to the Hexadic songs, yet are much more than mere acoustic versions. Think of them as distant cousins to the songs on Hexadic, obsessed with Greek choir, the desert, and the sea.
>Skillet
– Awake [Reissue/2009] LP (Atlantic)
Skillet – Rise [2013] LP (Atlantic)
Vinyl reissues of the Memphis, TN Christian rock band's seventh and eighth albums. (This is the first time
Rise has been available on vinyl.)
>Jimmy Smith
– Midnight Special [Reissue/1961] LP (Blue Note)
A Blue Note essential, Midnight Special by jazz organist Jimmy Smith is part of the Blue Note 75 anniversary vinyl reissue campaign. Midnight Special features performances recorded in 1960. The album was recorded at the same session which produced
Back At The Chicken Shack (1960).
>Soundtrack
– A Broke Down Melody (Music From And Inspired By The Film) [2006] LP (Brushfire)
The
A Brokedown Melody soundtrack, which is scored by Jack Johnson, collects 12 previously unavailable tracks by the likes of Culver City Dub Collective, Kings Of Convenience, Johnny Osbourne, M. Ward, The Beta Band, Doug Martsch, Matt Costa, Eddie Vedder, and Johnson himself. HQ-180gm.
>Soundtrack
– Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever LP (Palm Oaks Entertainment)
Limited picture disc vinyl LP pressing. Original soundtrack to the holiday TV special including tracks from Chris Mann, The Bird And The Bee, KT Tunstall, The Brian Setzer Orchestra and others.

>Soundtrack
– The September Sessions (Music From The Film By Jack Johnson) [2002] LP (Republic)
On vinyl for the first time,
The September Sessions soundtrack (scored by Jack Johnson), is comprised of 10 tracks by various performers including G. Love & Special Sauce, Ozomatli, Beat Down Sound, Princes Of Babylon, Bombay The Hard Way, and Johnson himself. Recorded before Johnson's first album Brushfire Fairytales, these tracks predate Johnson's rise to stardom. HQ-180gm opaque orange vinyl pressing.
>Soundtrack
– Thicker Than Water (A Film By Jack Johnson And The Malloys) [2003] LP (Republic)
For his
Thicker Than Water soundtrack, Jack Johnson stitched together an organically focused, acoustic-centered collection that would seem as welcome on a shady creek bank as a sunny, wave-lapped beach. Johnson offers up an acoustic take of his sophomore album's "Holes To Heaven" and the sprightly instrumentals "Moonshine" and "Cove," while longtime associate G. Love duets on the spare, rootsy "Rainbow." Love and band Special Sauce also contribute the even grittier instrumental "Hobo Blues" and laconic "Honor And Harmony."
>Soupcans
– Soft Party LP (Telephone Explosion)
Thirteen lethal detonations running the spectrum from impenetrable down-tempo filth-jams to high velocity speed-punk.

>JD Souther
– Tenderness CD (Masterworks)
Released last May on CD – now available on vinyl. New release from the veteran singer/songwriter. After a 25 year performing hiatus, JD Souther returned to recording and live performance in 2008, blending his trademark Americana-influenced style with new flavors of jazz and blues. On
Tenderness, he worked with Grammy Award-winning producer Larry Klein who has produced albums for Joni Mitchell, Madeleine Peyroux, Herbie Hancock and Tracy Chapman, to name a few.
>Kelley Stoltz
– In Triangle Time LP (Castle Face)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Silver-tongued songsmith and true American treasure Kelley Stoltz presents a 2015 collection of instant classics with just a hint more synthery than 2013's
Double Exposure. For those not yet in the fan club, Kelley is like a Ray Davies/Brian Wilson/Tom Petty power pop Cerebus from another dimension where well placed tambourines, handclaps, and wry observations are a universal language. Criminally under-appreciated, Kelley's face should be on Amoeba-bucks for his contributions to the pop canon-the black-lipstick-smeared stand-out and lead-off track "Cut Me Baby" could be his walk-on music for the acceptance speech.
>Sublime with Rome
– Sirens LP (BMG Rights Management, LLC)
Released last July on CD – now available on vinyl.
Sirens is the sophomore full-length album from Sublime with Rome. Co-produced by Paul Leary and Rome, the 11-track effort follows the band's 2011 debut, Yours Truly. Sublime with Rome features original Sublime bassist Eric Wilson, vocalist and guitarist Rome and drummer Josh Freese. HQ-180gm.
>Tropic Of Cancer
– Stop Suffering 12"+MP3 (Blackest Ever Black)
Tropic Of Cancer
– Archive: The Downwards Singles 12"+MP3 (Blackest Ever Black)
Stop Suffering is first music to emerge from Camella Lobo's Tropic Of Cancer project since her 2013 debut album, Restless Idylls. The towering, time-stopping title-track is the culmination of her work to date; rarely does an arrangement so sparse exhibit such grandeur. The three original songs from Tropic Of Cancer's two 10"s on Downwards, The Dull Age/Victims (2009) and Be Brave (2011) (now both out of print and highly sought-after), are collected on Archive: The Downwards Singles with new artwork by Silent Editions. An artifact of a time and a place that can never be revisited or relived. The ultimate post-punk, post-techno death-disc.
>Utah Jazz
– Ivory Waves LP/Cassette (Black Dots)
Featuring members of the world-renowned Brown Sugar, Utah Jazz's undefinable brand of dual-guitar rock 'n' roll wankery has blazed for over five years now.

>Various Artists
- Best From The West: Modern Sounds From California, Vol. 1 [Reissue/1955] 10" (Blue Note)
Best From The West: Modern Sounds From California, Vol. 1 is a collection of the best of West Coast – specifically, California jazz. Musicians featured include Buddy Collette / Charlie Mariano / Herb Walsh (alto saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone saxophone) Curtis Counce / Joe Mondragon / Monty Budwig (bass) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet) Larry Bunker / Stan Levey (drums) Buddy Collette (flute) John Graas (French horn) Howard Roberts (guitar) Gerry Wiggins / Lorraine Geller / Marty Paich (piano) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone) Bob Enevoldsen (trombone) Conte Candoli / Harry Edison (trumpet) and others.
>The Wainwright Sisters
– Songs In The Dark 2xLP (PIAS)
Released last week on CD – now available on vinyl. After collaborating with members of Cibo Matto and the Dirty Three for 2012's
Come Home To Mama, folk artist Martha Wainwright is taking a more familial approach to her next LP. Specifically, she's teamed up with sister Lucy Wainwright Roche to release an album called Songs In The Dark as, fittingly enough, the Wainwright Sisters. In addition to their own musical family tree, the folk-flecked album also includes the Wainwright Sisters' "dark, mysterious, and beautiful" take on number made famous by Woody Guthrie and Jimmie Rogers.
>Hank Williams
- I Saw the Light LP (Time Life)
Vinyl edition of the recently released CD box set. This single vinyl piece features two complete shows by Hank Williams for The Mother's Best Flour Company.

>W-X
– W-X 2xLP (Castle Face)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Solo release from Tim Presley (White Fence, Drinks). For fans of early Soft Machine, The Fall, The Tronics, Faust.

>Youth Code
– Anagnorisis b/w Shift Of Dismay 7" (Dais)
Hardcore EBM outfit Youth Code return with an even harsher stab at their signature industrial sound with this new single.
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>Parquet Courts – Monastic Living 12"+MP3 (Rough Trade)
Monastic Living is a new limited edition 12" EP from Brooklyn garage punks Parquet Courts and their first new music since the pair of acclaimed 2014 releases Sunbathing Animal and Content Nausea. Featuring artwork by band member Andrew Savage
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>Pat Metheny Group
– Pat Metheny Group [Reissue/1978] LP (ECM)
– American Garage [Reissue/1979] LP (ECM)
– Offramp [Reissue/1982] LP (ECM)
Pat Metheny Group is a jazz fusion band founded in 1977 around a core nucleus of guitarist Pat Metheny and keyboardist Lyle Mays. The line up has frequently changed over the years, but other long term members include bassist Steve Rodby and drummer Paul Wertico. The groups first three studio albums have been reissued on HQ-180gm vinyl by ECM.
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>John Coltrane – Coltrane's Sound [Reissue.1964] 2xLP (ORG Music)
Recorded during the same three-day period as
My Favorite Things in the fall of 1960, Coltrane's Sound is one of the most highly underrated entries in Coltrane's voluminous catalog. The title could not have been more accurate, as each of the six pieces bear the unmistakable and indelible stamp of Coltrane's early-'60s style. Animating the arrangements on these sessions were Coltrane (soprano/tenor sax), Steve Davis (bass), Elvin Jones(drums), and McCoy Tyner (piano). This classic recording finally receives the ORG Music audiophile treatment with this HQ-180gm double LP 45rpm reissue, mastered from original analog tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed at Pallas Group in Germany. Each copy of this limited edition release is numbered with a gold foil-stamp.
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>Soundtrack – Natural Born Killers [Reissue/1994] 2xLP (Interscope/UMe)
Most soundtracks simply feature the film's incidental music or songs that were heard in the background throughout the movie. Not
Natural Born Killers. Assembled by Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), the soundtrack to Oliver Stone's brutally warped serial killer saga recreates the hallucinatory feeling of the film. The soundtrack includes tracks by Leonard Cohen, Patti Smith, L7, Nine Inch Nails, Bob Dylan, Cowboy Junkies, Dr. Dre, Duane Eddy, Juliette Lewis, Patsy Cline, Peter Gabriel with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and others.
This Week’s Vinyl Exclusives:
Amadou & Mariam
- Dimanche À Bamako [2004] 2xLP+CD (Because Music)
Dimanche à Bamako won the BBC Award for World Music Best Album Award 2006; the duo won the African section of the same awards that year. It was also listed as one of Songlines' ten best world music albums of the year and was nominated for a 2006 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary World Music Album. Observer Music Monthly listed it as the 39th best album of the 2000s. Now available for the first time on vinyl – orange colored pressing with CD included.

Badaboum
– Badaboum LP (Bruit Direct Disques)
Affiliates of La Grande Triple Alliance Internationale de l'Est posse, Krine (Headwar), Arnelle (The Dreams) and Solene 9Dudu Geva) add their own reverbed idiosyncrasies to post punk akin to Liliput/Kleenex, chanting in indecipherable Italian, mock German and plain French, not unlike three priestesses offering voodoo enchantments.

Birthday Suits
– Spin The Bottle: Adult Party LP (Recess)
The Minneapolis two-piece play something in the vein of garage rock, but with a ballsy and crafty 'serious' musicianship that's as unkempt as The Stooges but alternately as precise as AC/DC.

Black Panties
– The Future 7" (Windian)
While his alter ego may spend time playing gigs with Midwest proto-punks Lumpy & The Dumpers, Black from Black Panties real talent shines when he dons the mask and gets behind the mic. Herein are four raging thrash punk anthems about isolation and aggravation, with seething guitar tones and enough energy to get you out of the house and burn down your city.

Neko Case
– Truckdriver Gladiator Mule 9xLP+MP3 (ANTI-)
Deluxe vinyl box set of Case's complete (so far) solo discography. All eight titles --
The Virginian (1997), Furnace Room Lullaby (2000), Canadian Amp (2001), Blacklisted (2002), The Tigers Have Spoken (2004), Fox Confessor Brings The Flood (2006), Middle Cyclone (2009), and The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You (2013) -- are remastered from their original analog tapes and pressed on HQ-180gm black vinyl. The set also includes an 80-page book of photography, designed and curated by Case herself.
Cerrone
– Golden Touch [Cerrone IV/Reissue/1978] LP+CD (Because Music)
Cerrone – You Are The One [Cerrone VII/Reissue/1980] LP+CD (Because Music)
Cerrone – Give Me Remixes 2xLP+CD (Because Music)
From 1976 to 2014, Cerrone, whose discography makes so many others jealous, never stopped playing. And if disco music had to be summarized by one artist, one creator, it would be him and nobody else. Here we have two colored vinyl reissues of classic Cerrone.
Give Me Remixex is something of a tribute to his prolific discography, containing incredible remixes by Dimitri From Paris, The Reflex, L'Impératrice, Sacha Mambo, Alan Braxe, Joey Negro, Frankie Knuckles, Kevin Saunderson, A-Trak & Codes, and Get A Room!.
Coil
– Backwards 2xLP (Cold Spring)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. After the groundbreaking release of 1990's
Love's Secret Domain album, Coil were not dormant; their main project was Backwards, which was started in 1992, updated considerably between 1993 and 1995, and transferred in 1996 to New Orleans, where it was finished at Trent Reznor's Nothing Studios. The album saw the fruition of Jhonn Balance's recent vocal-coaching, which produced haunting, passionate vocals while reaching new heights. Now, in 2015, 23 years after it's initiation, these tracks have been beautifully preserved by Danny Hyde and are finally available in highest quality audio. Vinyl due November 13.
John Coltrane
– Coltrane's Sound [Reissue.1964] 2xLP (ORG Music)
Recorded during the same three-day period as
My Favorite Things in the fall of 1960, Coltrane's Sound is one of the most highly underrated entries in Coltrane's voluminous catalog. The title could not have been more accurate, as each of the six pieces bear the unmistakable and indelible stamp of Coltrane's early-'60s style. Animating the arrangements on these sessions were Coltrane (soprano/tenor sax), Steve Davis (bass), Elvin Jones(drums), and McCoy Tyner (piano). This classic recording finally receives the ORG Music audiophile treatment with this HQ-180gm double LP 45rpm reissue, mastered from original analog tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed at Pallas Group in Germany. Each copy of this limited edition release is numbered with a gold foil-stamp.
Chick Corea
– Return To Forever [Reissue/1972] LP (ECM)
Return To Forever is a 1972 jazz fusion album by Chick Corea, simultaneously functioning as the debut album by the band of the same name. Unlike later albums by the group, it was released by the ECM label and produced by Manfred Eicher. The album was not released in the USA until 1975. The record is often considered one of the classic albums in electric jazz. HQ-180gm vinyl reissue.
Dancer
– Please Please Leave 7" (Chocolate Dancer)
Dancer – Rootbeer Station 7" (Chocolate Dancer)
"Dancer must have dug up the grave of Johnny Thunders and drank his heroin-infused blood to be this f**king rock and roll. San Francisco's best rock and roll band."

Hongthong Dao-Udon
- Bump Lam Phloen: Essential Hongthong Dao-Udon LP (EM)
This collection contains the very best songs from Hongthong Dao-udon, one of the great Thai singers of the third generation of Molam singers and one of the artists who succeeded in fusing Molam with Luk Thung, thus triggering a new generation of singers; in fact, she was the first to sing both genres from the beginning of her career, considering herself to be situated happily between the two styles.

Miles Davis
– Monterey Jazz Festival, 1963 LP (Jambalaya)
Recorded September 20, 1963, at the Monterey Jazz Festival, this set featured Miles Davis's new quintet, with George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams. This group, minus Coleman and with the addition of Wayne Shorter, would soon go on to make some of the most highly regarded jazz LPs of all time. This smoking set features a wonderful rendition of "So What," among others. Essential live jazz classics.

Dechirico
– Kumamoto 7" (Jacktone)
Dechirico is a new project from Adam Douglas, also known as Kemek, Kemek The Dope Computer, and Deeper Than Space. The guiding rhythm for Dechirico is Klaus Dinger's Neu! beat, and eighth note motorik pulse that is sublimely perfect in its driving precision. Dechirico is an attempt to update that motorik sound using modern production methods while still maintaining the spirit of the original records.

Dirty Ghosts
- Let It Pretend LP (Last Gang)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. "Any time a punk band starts experimenting, that's the era of the band that I love," remarks Dirty Ghosts guitarist and songwriter Allyson Baker while discussing the genesis of
Let It Pretend, the band's sophomore effort for Last Gang. Lead-off track "Some Kids" leaps from the speakers with tribal drums, a loping bassline and the clatter of a kicked over beer bottle. The tune spotlights Baker's plaintive vocal melody and an earworm chorus over layers of echo-soaked, interlocking guitar. Nodding to the downstroke-heavy rhythms and ethereal textures of The Stranglers and The Police on "Battery" and the pulsing, synth heavy title track, Baker shows off a spare six-string approach that places each slashing chord and ringing note with deadly economy and accuracy. Though tracks like "Light Like Speed," "So Shallow" and the ferocious "Cataract" bear the unmistakable imprint of pioneering synth-punk acts like Devo and Baker's avowed cornerstone influence Chrome, the latest Dirty Ghosts effort places an elevated focus on nuanced songcraft and pop melodies carried by her growing confidence as a lead vocalist.
DJ Medhi
– Lucky Boy [Reissue/2006] LP+CD (Ed Banger)
Gatefold LP edition, with CD included, of the 2006
Lucky Boy album by DJ Mehdi (1977-2011). Born and raised in Paris, DJ Mehdi began producing for major French hip-hop artists in 1995, and went on to release highly successful albums with his bands Ideal J and 113, remix various electronic acts, compose soundtracks for many French and international films, and collaborate with MC Solaar and Daft Punk. Lucky Boy was his second solo album, following 2002's (The Story Of) Espion. Lucky Boy's single, "I Am Somebody," features vocals from Canada's finest, Chromeo.
Drone Electric Lust/La Morte Young
- La Morte Young/Drone Electric Lust LP (Pica Disk)
Christian Malfray's crackling hot electronics meet the tape manipulation and processed guitar of Pierre Faure and Thierry Monnier on the La Morte Young side. Eric Lombaert's modest percussion provides a smattering of rhythm and Joelle Vinciarelli wails like Mike Patton over a John Zorn skit. Drone homage becomes dooming chaos. On the flip, Drone Electric Lust shuffle their feet, so to speak, with accordion-styled electronics and barely awakened jazz drums. The chaos of Kjell Runar Jenssen, Lasse Marhaug, Per Gisle Galoen and Fredrik Ness Sevendal is a seemingly quiet one that gets abstracted with impossible-to-follow guitar f**k-ups before retreating into busy, tinkering ambiance.

Duran Duran
– Notorious [Reissue/1986] 2xLP (Parlophone)
Limited double HQ-180gm vinyl LP pressing of the fourth studio album by Duran Duran. Produced by the band with Nile Rodgers, the album showcased a new musical direction for the band, emphasizing bass and brass as exemplified by the singles "Notorious" and "Skin Trade."

Eazy-E
– Boyz-N-The-Hood [Reissue/1987] 12" (Priority/UMe)
Boyz-N-The-Hood is the debut by Eazy-E as a part of N.W.A. Ice Cube was 17 years old when he wrote the track and took it to Eazy-E. A short time later, Eazy and Cube formed N.W.A with Dr. Dre, and included this song on the N.W.A. And The Posse album. Eazy-E released yet another version of the song the following year on his 1988 solo album, Eazy-Duz-It. This reissue is part of UMe's Respect The Classics campaign.
Mathias Eick
– Skala [Reissue/2011] LP (ECM)
Mathias Eick's intensely melodic trumpet occupies the center-stage in this album of self-penned tunes which will appeal to an audience beyond jazz. Against the powerful backdrops offered by his sleek, modern band, driven by two drummers, he delivers richly lyrical soliloquies.

Esplendor Geometrico
- Selected Tracks 1. 1992-1998 4xLP (Geometrik)
Esplendor Geometrico formed in Madrid in 1980 and went on to become an international cult act and one of the most influential pioneers of industrial music. This set contains four LPs packaged inside a special deluxe box and individually screen printed using a metallic copper ink. The four covers, when put together, make up a main image. The box set also includes a poster. The LPs feature a selection of tracks recorded between 1992 and 1998, a period during which the EG sound evolved thanks to the digital synthesizers available at the time. The group developed a singular style of industrial music that incorporates techno-esque elements, hypnotic rhythms, and tribal influences.

Hans Essel
– Saitensack LP (Edition Telemark)
Long-time improv and foundational musician's "string-bag" develops new ways of playing the violin and viola. With an approach more stripped down than other experimental violinists such as Tony Conrad and Takehisa Kosugi, Hans Essel does not modify or amplify his instruments. Strings are not pressed by fingers but rather damped. Only through bowing are they excited to complex free vibrations, sometimes harsh and noisy, at other times reminiscent of uilleann pipes with cracking and breaking like in yodeling.
Saitensack focuses on the origin of tones out of the noise, zooming into the very character of string instruments. Side A features an overtone-rich performance from 1994. Side B has a harsher 1999 recording.
Exhaustion
– Phased Out 12" (12xU)
A single note wrassles with manual techno via heady doses of tabletop manipulation.

Fossil Aerosol Mining Project
– The Day 1982 Contaminated 1971 LP (Helen Scarsdale Agency)
Dissociated fragments from nearly lost genre films of the 1970s reconstituted, filtered by scratched celluloid, bad splices, dropouts, and damaged control tracks. Within piles of reversed tape loop miasma and time-lag accumulation, Fossile Aerosol Mining Project's mesmerizing and hypnogogic studies of uncanny dislocations magnify grit and errors. Re-assembly of the materials—often culled from 35mm film and quarter-inch magnetic tape found in abandoned drive-in movie theaters and warehouses—interweaves ready-mades with their own disintegration. Jacket has fragment of 1970s intermission film affixed.

Jan Garbarek
– I Took Up The Runes [Reissue/1990] LP (ECM)
There's a stately splendor in much of this 1990 recording, whether it's infused with a broadening calm or a welling tension as Garbarek synthesizes his disparate inspirations into frequently compelling music. Mari Boine Persen, a Lapp singer, contributed the first tune, an evocative musical call that summons Garbarek's frequent use of folklore, an element that's further developed by singer Ingor Ántte Áilu Gaup on the traditional song "His Eyes Were Suns" and his own "Rahkki Sruvvis."

Marvin Gaye
– Volume Two: 1966-1970 8xLP (Motown)
Following
Volume One released earlier this year, this is a collection of Marvin Gaye's next eight studio albums on HQ-180gm vinyl. During this period, Gaye scored hits such as "It Takes Two" with Kim Weston, plus numerous duets with Tammi Terrell including "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "Your Precious Love," "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing," and "You're All I Need to Get By." In 1968, Gaye's "I Heard It Through The Grapevine," became his first to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100. The eight LPs are: Moods Of Marvin Gaye, Take Two (w/ Kim Weston), United (w/ Tammi Terrell), In The Groove, You're All I Need (w/ Tammi Terrell), M.P.G., Easy (w/ Tammi Terrell) and That's The Way Love Is.
Haku
- Na Mele a Ka Haku (Music Of Haku) [Reissue/1975] LP (EM)
Synthesizers and the human voice. Hawaii. The 1970s. Haku, aka Frank Tavares, a writer and musician, had a deep respect for the multiethnic character of his native Hawaii, and composed a number of theater pieces and songs to highlight this culture. However, he avoided many of the standard musical tropes, choosing to build his own studio and make all the music on synthesizers, a first for Hawaii. New age musical elements, traditional Hawaiian music, and unclassifiable madness, all played on glorious analog synths, are the foundation for songs and stories delivered in Hawaiian, Japanese, and English, reflecting Hawaii's multiethnic nature. Developed and recorded over several years, released in 1975 on vinyl, and woefully hard to find, it is now reissued for the first time.

Hand Of Dust
– Like Breath Beneath A Veil LP (Avant)
Dark folk rock extended with martial stomps, semi-acoustic guitars drenched in reverberation, and throbbing, vibrant bass lines. The fertile Danish trio's fistful of apocalyptic ballads, pregnant with tragedy and unavoidability, march onward with a solemn gait toward god knows where. With 16-page lyrics booklet.

Screamin' Jay Hawkins
- I Put A Spell On You: Rare Tracks And B-Sides LP (Jambalaya)
A comprehensive collection of the early, pre-debut LP singles from one of the most controversial frontmen of early rock and roll. With his classically-trained bass-baritone singing voice, Screamin' Jay Hawkins conjured up ghoulish images both on stage and on his records. Hawkins, evoking voodoo images and using bone-rattling sound effects, simultaneously entertained and bewildered rock 'n' roll fans. This collection features his all-time classic "I Put A Spell On You," along with a batch of hard-to-find classics from his Okeh Records days.

Heavy Breathing
- Airtight LP (Electric Cowbell)
Heavy Breathing, from Washington DC, have essentially been around for fifteen years. The core trio: Erick Jackson, handling the axes, from bass to guitars; Jeff Schmid, the drummer, who has now moved center stage; and Amanda Kleinman, playing synths and organs, made six records as The Apes, with three different vocalists; they then solved their singer problems by changing their name to Heavy Breathing and using found sounds from the World Wide Web in lieu of the old, clichèd human singer.
Airtight is their second record as Heavy Breathing, and their Black Sabbath-inflused riffrock is in a business funk suit with party calls coming from the Rhythm Machine, Erick's guitars galloping, Jeff's drums thumping four all over the floor, and Amanda's keys playing Jon-Lord-alongside-BernieWorrell.
Tim Hecker
- Norberg/Apondalifa LP (Room40)
In 2015, Room40 celebrates 15 years of editions and events; as part of the celebrations, the label is reissuing a number of editions in various formats that are out of print. One of these editions brings together two of the pieces the label had the pleasure to publish by Tim Hecker. These two works were both created in conjunction with Hecker's visits to Australia and were released in limited quantities. The 2010 7" edition of
Apondalifa basically vanished upon release. It was also originally split across both sides of the record. On this edition, cut by the wondrous Lupo at Calyx, the piece is available on vinyl for the first time in it's extended format. Norberg was originally released in 2007 as a 3" CD; Room40's original description reads, "Recorded at the Norberg Festival (Sweden) amidst the mineshafts and cluttered buildings strewn throughout parts of the city, this 21-minute live piece summarizes much of what makes Tim Hecker's music so vital and compelling."
Helvetia
– Dromomania LP (Joyful Noise)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Members of Duster, Built To Spill, Love As Laughter evoke the simplicity of '70s Kinks, combined with a good dose of Captain Beefheart and the randomness of The Residents. Third-wave hardcore influences meld with elements of Neu-like trance rock.

Incantation
– The Infernal Storm [Reissue/2000] LP+MP3 (Relapse)
Incantation's
The Infernal Storm is one of a litany of classic, essential death metal titles on Relapse Records. This classic album is available for the first time in 15 years on vinyl. They redefined the bounds of brutality and blasphemy for death metal and has long been heralded as one of the heaviest and most uncompromising metal bands in the world.
Jacques Le Coque
- Tip Of My Tongue 7" (Windian)
Hailing from Stamford, Connecticut, Jacques Le Coque play Replacements-style garage pop with a very Velvet-y Underground warmth on the master mix. "... [JLC's] well-balanced, rough, raw, fuzzy rock n' roll. Bouncing from Built to Spill-style tracks, to surf rock and straight-up punk, these guys are the perfect house-party band. Listening to their songs, I can practically feel an elbow to the ribs and a PBR being spilled on my shoes."—The Deli

Keith Jarrett
– Facing You [Reissue/1972] LP (ECM)
Keith Jarrett – Belonging [Reissue/1974] LP (ECM)
Keith Jarrett – My Song [Reissue/1978] LP (ECM)
Facing You is the first album released on ECM by jazz pianist Keith Jarrett. It features Jarrett performing eight solo piano pieces recorded in the studio. The album was recorded in Oslo on November 10, 1971, the day after a concert performance with the Miles Davis Septet in the same city. Belonging is the first album by Jarrett's European Quartet featuring Jan Garbarek, Palle Danielsson and Jon Christensen. Jarrett's European Quartet followed-up Belonging in 1978 with My Song.
Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
- Big Band Holidays 2xLP+MP3 (Blue Engine)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. A compilation of holiday classics performed live by the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Special guests on
Big Band Holidays include some of today's commanding new voices in jazz: René Marie, Cécile McLorin Salvant and more. Every December for more than a decade, the critically acclaimed Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and an all-star roster of guest vocalists have explored the canon of holiday standards to perform new and traditional arrangements of Yuletide favorites.
JEFF The Brotherhood
– Global Chakra Rhythms 2xLP (Infinity Cat)
"Between the release of
Wasted On A Dream in March and numerous festival stops this summer, brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall, aka JEFF the Brotherhood, found time to record a new double album, Global Chakra Rhythms. The album is set to feature the duo diving into psych rock and includes a cover of Mazzy Star's ‘Mary Of Silence' and a final version ‘Whatever I Want,' which was originally recorded with Jack White at Third Man Records. The album will feature a variety of collaborators, including Jack Lawrence of The Dead Weather and Raconteurs, Reece Lazarus of Bully, Jessica Mcfarland and more and will also see the group incorporating new instrumentation, such as saxophones, organs and pedal steel guitar." – American Songwriter
Justice
– Cross [Reissue/2007] 2xLP+CD (Ed Banger)
Cross isn't a collection of random dancefloor singles. Cross is for listening at home or in clubs. Cross is a link between pop at its purest and experimental music. Cross brings together hardcore elements and cheese. Cross makes the goths link arms with the rave kids. A generational manifest, ideally positioned on the side of the dancefloor, Cross, insolent with youth, is a testimony that the French electro scene is healthier than ever.
The Marcus King Band
– Soul Insight LP (Evil Teen)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. King is a 19-year-old Southern rock guitar shredder touted as a natural successor to the likes of Duane Allman and Derek Trucks.

Kowloon Walled City
– Grievances LP (Gilead Media)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. The third album from Kowloon Walled City finds the San Francisco band at its artistic peak, having moved even further from its sludgy, post-hardcore origins toward a sparser, sadder yet still de-tuned heaviness.

Laraaji
– Ambient 3: Day Of Radiance [Reissue/1980] LP (Glitterbeat)
Laraaji's glistening album
Ambient 3: Day of Radiance has from the beginning been considered an outlier. Though widely celebrated at the time of its release in 1980 -- as the third installment of Brian Eno's emerging ambient music series (Ambient 1-4) -- the album also brought with it an aura of mystification. Where did it fit in? An uncharted synthesis of resonating zither textures, interlocking, hammered rhythms and 3-D sound treatments (courtesy of Eno) Day of Radiance seemed to push open many doors at once, ambient music being only one of them.
Maciunas Ensemble
– 1976 LP (Edition Telemark)
Two previously unreleased pieces recorded December 19, 1976, performed by Paul Panhuysen, Remko Scha, Jan Van Riet, Leon Van Noorden, and Hans Schuurman. "This music is literally polyphonic," explains René van Peer in the liner notes, "A composition of multiple voices. The members of the ensemble do not engage in virtuoso playing. Although each may go down his individual path, no one attempts to outdo the others in exuberant soloing. Their approach to improvisation bears none of the hallmarks of jazz. It is a group effort. They operate as a band in the anthropological sense: a small, mobile, and fluid social formation without clear-cut leadership."

Majical Cloudz
– Are You Alone? LP+MP3 (Matador)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl.
Are You Alone? is the follow up to Majical Cloudz' Impersonator; a heart-on-white sleeve statement of intent that brought Devon Welsh and Matthew Otto from the Montreal underground onto arena stages, critics' year end lists and the hearts and minds of thousands. After the journey they've returned with Are You Alone? Armed with little more than the recording equipment used on Impersonator, Majical Cloudz enlisted friends and family (including Owen Pallet) for only the subtlest of studio embellishment. The record, however, immediately sounds bigger, at once more intense and more immediate -- Welsh's voice has evolved from baritone proclamation to a sweeter, almost yearning, croon.
Menstruation Sisters
– Glass Walking LP (Pica Disk)
Early recordings by the infamous Australian noise duo Oren Ambarchi and Nik Kamvissis, with producer Anthony Maher assisting and performing on some tracks. Fans of the group's later material, after Brendan Walls had joined, for example, will be struck by the almost total absence of drums and guitars, and the prominence of electronics and vocals—revealing the missing link between Hanatarash, Maurizio Bianchi and the monkeys in the Evolution Revolution. This is noise music history in reverse. Also includes the first Menstruation Sisters live concert, a ferocious and glorious performance nine-and-a-half minutes long.

Pat Metheny Group
– Pat Metheny Group [Reissue/1978] LP (ECM)
Pat Metheny Group – American Garage [Reissue/1979] LP (ECM)
Pat Metheny Group – Offramp [Reissue/1982] LP (ECM)
Pat Metheny Group is a jazz fusion band founded in 1977 around a core nucleus of guitarist Pat Metheny and keyboardist Lyle Mays. The line up has frequently changed over the years, but other long term members include bassist Steve Rodby and drummer Paul Wertico. The groups first three studio albums have been reissued on HQ-180gm vinyl by ECM.

Miscalculations
– Kill The Whole Cast LP (FDH)
A tasteful blend of the sound of Buzzcocks, Wire, The Statues and even some Mind Spiders with the catchy and sharp, yet laconic guitar work and the melancholic and demanding undertone of Wipers, Masshystery or The Vicious, plus some electro-synth/no-wave-punk of The Units or even The Spits.

moe.
– No Doy [1996] LP (Brookvale)
moe. – Tin Cans & Tires [1998] LP (Brookvale)
First time on vinyl. To the uninitiated, moe. Is just another jam band. Like the Grateful Dead, Phish, and Dave Matthews Band before them, moe. fuse elements of rock, jazz, blues, country, and funk into their sound.

Mr. Oizo
– Lambs Anger [Reissue/2008] 2xLP+CD (Ed Banger)
"French DJ and producer Quentin Dupieux (aka Mr. Oizo) offers more of his distinctive and eccentric take on electronic dance music with this album. ... less stylistically aggressive than its immediate precursor,
Moustache (Half A Scissor), but it still offers a suitably bent approach to dance music, taking the sound and style of traditional club music and bending it into new shapes with distinctive sounds and melodic structures" -- AllMusic. Features contributions from Carmen Castro, Errorsmith, and Uffie.
MU330
– Crab Rangoon [Reissue/1997] LP (Asian Man)
Originally released in 1997,
Crab Rangoon is the definitive MU330 album, and one of the few third wave ska records from that era to truly stand the test of time. The big trombone-driven hooks are reminiscent of the Specials, while the personal lyrics and wistful melodies give Pinkerton a run for its money. Clear green vinyl.
Musette
– A Cosmic Serenade LP+CD (Hapna Sweden)
Joel Danell aka Musette has carved a niche for himself with a sound world merging both the most ancient and the newest of the new. Hip-hop, polka, novelty music and sound tracks all go down in the blender.

Oakeater
– Aquarius LP (Sige)
Oakeater is the Chicago trio of Alex Barnett, Seth Sher, and Jeremiah Fisher.
Aquarius is Oakeater's second full length and eighth release over all. They have released records with other labels such as Nihilist, Hydra Head Records, and Dead Accents. The members of Oakeater have also or currently play in bands/groups such as Panicsville, Barnett & Coloccia, Ga'an, The Coughs and Hide.
Augustus Pablo
– Rockers International [Reissue/1979] LP (VP)
Augustus Pablo – Rockers International 2 [Reissue/1979] LP (VP)
Reissues of the historic 1979 Augustus Pablo albums from the Greensleeves catalog on vinyl. Augustus Pablo was a Jamaican roots reggae and dub record producer, melodica player and keyboardist, active from the 1970s until his death in 1999. He popularized the use of the melodica (an instrument at that time primarily used in Jamaica to teach music to schoolchildren) in reggae music. Augustus is often regarded as one of the most important artists in reggae and dub.

Paul Panhuysen
– Pendulum Change Ringing LP (Edition Telemark)
The first vinyl LP edition since 1986 by this Dutch sound and visual artist contains a recording of the installation from Pand Koloniale Waren in Hasselt, Belgium, in 2012—which consists of twelve engraved Turkish metal platters mounted onto a black plastic bin, placed in a row twenty meters long, the rim of each of which is struck by a metal pendulum operated by tiny electromotors. Since the lengths of the arms of the pendulums are different, interlocking rhythmic patterns of the resonations don't stay the same. The rich sound texture full of dissonant overtones is not chaotic, yet its regularity is hard to comprehend. With photos of the installation and liner notes by René van Peer.

Paramore
– All We Know Is Falling [Reissue/2005] LP (Fueled By Ramen)
Vinyl reissue of the Tennessee alt-rock band's debut album.

Charlie Parker
– The Complete Savoy Dial Recordings 10xLP (Savoy)
Deluxe HQ-180gm audiophile vinyl 10xLP box-set. Definitive early, vintage Charlie Parker with giants like Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Max Roach, Erroll Garner.

Evan Parker/John Edwards/Chris Corsano
– The Hurrah LP (Otoroku)
The Hurrah is the second recorded outing from the universe-shifting free jazz trio of Evan Parker, John Edwards, and Chris Corsano. This trio has been playing together for since 2006, sometimes expanding into quartets with the likes of Noah Howard, John Russell, Joe McPhee, John Coxon, and Paul Dunmall. The material on this LP was recorded by James Dunn at Cafe OTO in London on August 22, 2014, during Corsano's four-night residency. All material recorded live; no editing or post-production.

Parquet Courts
– Monastic Living 12"+MP3 (Rough Trade)
Monastic Living is a new limited edition 12" EP from Brooklyn garage punks Parquet Courts and their first new music since the pair of acclaimed 2014 releases Sunbathing Animal and Content Nausea. Featuring artwork by band member Andrew Savage
Pentimento
– I, No Longer LP (Bad Timing)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Vinyl due November 13. "[
I, No Longer] sees the band combining the best of early 2000s emo (Taking Back Sunday and Spitalfield come to mind) with the anthemic hooks of western New York contemporaries like Polar Bear Club and Such Gold. The result is 12 introspective, well-produced pop punk songs that reassert the band three years after the disaster surrounding its first record." – Noisy (Music By Vice)
Professor Longhair
– Hadacol Bounce LP (Jambalaya)
Fusing diverse elements of blues, barrelhouse boogie-woogie, funk, and gospel with mambo, rhumba, and second-line street parade rhythms, Professor Longhair's contribution to today's musical vocabulary is immeasurable. You can't listen to Fats Domino, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, James Booker, or Huey Smith without recognizing the unique "Fess" imprinting. This compilation of B-sides, rarities, and alternate takes, recorded between 1949 and 1957, honors one of the great and unique talents in rock and roll history.

Purple Seven
– Garden Eyes LP (Salinas)
The second proper-full length from this Bloomington, IN trio.

The Refreshments
– Fizzy Fuzzy Big & Buzzy [1996] LP (Mercury)
The Refreshments'
Fizzy Fuzzy Big & Buzzy is their first studio release and features their best known single, "Banditos." This standard weight, first-time vinyl edition comes just months before the 20th anniversary of its original release in February, 1996.
Gabriel Saloman
– Movement Building 2 LP (Shelter Press)
Over the past few years Gabriel Saloman has developed a reputation for releasing penetrating works of haunting beauty in his new role as a solo performer and composer. Known for his part in the seminal electronic-noise duo Yellow Swans (alongside Pete Swanson), Saloman has taken the sweeping drones and fried electricity of his former band and embedded them within an expanding pallette of bowed strings, martial percussion and resonant piano.

Seaway
– Color Blind LP (Pure Noise)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Seaway is a five-piece pop/punk band from Oakville, Ontario Canada. The band recently finished up a successful run on the 2015 Vans Warped Tour.

Shantel
– Viva Diaspora LP (Essay Recordings)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Cosmopolitan, globetrotter, paprika bambaataa, constantly in search of new sounds: Shantel gracefully turns pop-cultural clichés and conventionally-accepted genre-definitions upside-down. Viva Diaspora is strongly inspired by the creative anarchy of crisis-ridden Athens, Greece.
Viva Diaspora has no intention of jumping onto the crossover-and-remix bandwagon. It is bold, risky, and self-assured; this is how acoustic, traditional, and Mediterranean songs sound today and this is how they can come into their own in a contemporary party context.
The Silkworm
– It'll Be Cool [2004] LP (Touch & Go)
Founded in 1987, Silkworm were: Andy Cohen (also in Bottomless Pit, and Mint Mile) on various stringed instruments with frets, Michael Dahlquist on drums and cymbals and occasional guitar, and Tim Midgett (Bottomless Pit, Mint Mile) on bass and other guitars. With the core members in place,
It'll Be Cool also includes Matt Kadane (Bedhead, The New Year) playing his natural instrument of piano as well as other keyboard-based devices. It'll Be Cool is the ninth Silkworm album. Originally released in 2004 on CD only and now available on LP for the first time in over 11 years.
Singers & Players
– War Of Version 10" (On-U Sound)
Originally released on legendary imprint 99 Records in 1981,
War Of Words is the classic debut album by Singers & Players, a loose collective featuring top Jamaican deejays Prince Far I and Jah Woosh, plus members of the Arabs and Roots Radics. The mic is dominated on the record by the sweet vocals of cover star Bim Sherman. War Of Version collects four outtakes from War Of Words, all recorded in 1981.
Singers & Players
– Revenge Of The Underdog [Reissue.1982] LP (On-U Sound)
The second album by the loose On-U collective, originally released in 1982. Featuring Prince Far I, Bim Sherman, Jah Woosh, plus members of The Roots Radics, The Slits and Glaxo Babies.

Soundtrack
– Kill Bill Vol. 1 [Reissue/2003] LP (Maverick)
Soundtrack – Kill Bill Vol. 2 [Reissue/2004] 2xLP (Maverick)
Two Tarantino movie soundtracks are back in print on vinyl.

Soundtrack
– Natural Born Killers [Reissue/1994] 2xLP (Interscope/UMe)
Most soundtracks simply feature the film's incidental music or songs that were heard in the background throughout the movie. Not
Natural Born Killers. Assembled by Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), the soundtrack to Oliver Stone's brutally warped serial killer saga recreates the hallucinatory feeling of the film. The soundtrack includes tracks by Leonard Cohen, Patti Smith, L7, Nine Inch Nails, Bob Dylan, Cowboy Junkies, Dr. Dre, Duane Eddy, Juliette Lewis, Patsy Cline, Peter Gabriel with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and others.
State Champs
– Around The World And Back LP (Pure Noise)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Keeping in fashion with their previous releases,
The Finer Things and the EP, Overslept, the five piece continues to play captivating and addictive pop rock.
Superhuman Happiness
– Escape Velocity LP (The Royal Potato Family)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Superhuman Happiness create music for a dance party inhabited by the emotionally complicated. Led by Stuart Bogie—a perpetually in-demand songwriter, arranger and performer whose resume includes stints with Arcade Fire, David Byrne, Iron & Wine, TV On The Radio and Antibalas—the Brooklyn-based ensemble construct instantly infectious and relentlessly rhythmic records that makes bodies move. Underlying the groove, however, are lyrical concepts that take a long look at the human condition. Their latest LP,
Escape Velocity, is a seven-track effort that explores how human made technologies inversely shape our internal emotional landscapes.
Terrakaft
– Alone LP (Out Here)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl.
Alone was born out of a need to maintain sanity in times of broken dreams and lies. It might be Terakaft's most rock-oriented album to date, but at the same time it is their most poetic. While their 2010 album Aratan N Azawad, and even their 2012 follow-up, Kel Tamasheq, found them still full of hope, in 2015 the soil that was supposed to blossom is burnt by selfishness and rivalry. There are too many characters in the picture, too many chiefs and not enough people," says member Diara when asked about Mali's political development since the group's last album. He used to sing political songs in the days in his rebel youth, when he was still playing guitar with Tinariwen. Since then he has begun to watch a new feeling growing inside him: ténéré, which translates to "alone."
Tiger Hatchery/Paul Flaherty
– Live In New Haven LP (Ergot)
Ben Baker Billington, Mike Forbes, Andrew Scott Young and Paul Flaherty bring the heat to fire music.
Live In New Haven documents four purveyors of the ecstatic now convulsing as one, with the labyrinthine saxophone mutations of Forbes and Flaherty squirming against the brink of the Billington-Young skins'n'strings throb unit. Despite the volcanic nature of the session, the quartet exhibit a sage capacity for both restraint and an elevated plane of almost-composed melodicism, "tracing a jagged pathway of legible melodic interplay," as noted by Tiny Mix Tapes, "that breaks off at a moment's notice into freefall runs of conjoined squalling."
Tomaga
– Futura Grotesk [2014] LP (Hands In The Dark)
Tomaga – Familiar Obstacles LP (Hands In The Dark)
Futurist Grotesque is a collection of minimalist compositions by former members of The Oscillation, Sh!t N Shine, Neon Neon, Riame, Voice Of The Seven Thunders, and Luke Roberts. Darkly psychedelic, elusive and deeply imbued with curiously unsettled images. On Familiar Obstacles, Valentina Magaletti and Tom Relleen's sprawling assemblage of twenty-eight feverishly divergent compositions from an unconscious interzone, fusing studio experiments, field recordings, and tonal spectra into something that by turns resembles musique concrete, imaginary soundtrack and library music.
Mick Travis
– Face Disappears After Interrogation 12"+MP3 (Midwich)
Mick Travis's
Face Disappears After Interrogation is a raw and severe experiment in modular synth, rhythm box and tape echo. Deceptively simple pulses oscillate from ear-to-ear forming head-nodding, brain-scrambling rhythmic patterns that could loosely be described as 'techno'.
Various Artists [Charles Maurice]
– AOR Global Sounds 1977-1982 LP (Favorite)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. A compilation of eight forgotten and rare tracks produced between 1977 and 1982 in all parts of the globe. At the end of the '70s, many artists all over the world were deeply influenced by such AOR stars as Steely Dan and their classic
Aja LP and strove for the same attention to sound production and detail; this specific West Coast style mixed with pop rock standards, soul, disco, and jazz influences. From Erik Tagg in the Netherlands and Ulla in Poland to Diane Tell in Quebec and Nohelani Cypriano in Hawaii, Charles Maurice has found a real link between these great songs and artists in their music clearly infused with this special AOR touch. Fully remastered from the original versions. A must-have for rare-groove collectors. Also includes tracks by Junior Mendes, Loredana Berte, Placa Luminosa, and Paul Hart.
Various Artists [Logan Sama]
– FabricLive 83 4xLP (Fabric)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Logan Sama has been at grime's forefront since the genre's inception, helping the careers of Wiley, Dizzee Rascal, Skepta and hundreds more. Far from a traditional DJ mix,
FabricLive 83 is an intricately curated album featuring contributions from luminaries and future stars of grime. Sixty-six MCs including Novelist, Meridian Dan and Ghetts, to name but a few, lay exclusive acapella bars over twenty-four expertly-mixed, brand new instrumentals from the likes of Wiley, Jme and Preditah.
Viands
– Temporal Relics LP+MP3 (Midwich)
Viands is a spontaneous collaboration beteween two auteurs of Detroit's underground music scene: Joel Peterson and David Shettler (Moon Pool and Dead Band).
Temporal Relics, their debut album, is a deep, reflective and fearless alternate-reality keyboard meditation that draws on the pairs broad musical vision to explore new vistas.
Wolf Vostell
– Concert Fluxus Sara-jevo LP (Edition Telemark)
Realized at Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró in Mallorca, Spain. September 9, 1994, with actions, electronics, and tapes by Wolf Vostell in collaboration with Mercedes Guardadao on ximbomba, and soprano Nancy Bellow. Gatefold jacket, with printed sleeve of concert photos.

Wang Chung
– To Live And Die In L.A. [OST/Reissue/1985] LP (Geffen)
Original soundtrack to the 1985 motion picture. The
To Live And Die in L.A. soundtrack is Wang Chung's third album and second on Geffen Records. Instead of following up on the success that Points On The Curve landed them, the band switched gears to produce an original motion picture soundtrack. The switch allowed for them to experiment with different styles of music from the conventional pop music on their previous album. Released in 1985, only the album's title song made it on the US Billboard Hot 100. Includes "Wake Up Stop Dreaming," "Wait" (which first appeared on Points On The Curve album) and more.
The Winery Dogs
– Hot Streak 2xLP (Loud & Proud)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. You know what they say: Familiarity breeds creativity. Just witness the aptly named
Hot Streak, the supercharged follow-up to the self-titled rabidly rocking 2013 debut of the three-piece musical dynamo known as The Winery Dogs. Hot Streak shows the powerfully pedigreed trio's initial burst of collective chemistry was no accident, from the sturm und headbang of "Captain Love" to the propulsive uplifting vibe of "The Bridge" to the introspective acoustic harmonic convergence of "Fire." Colored vinyl.
Lizz Wright
– Freedom & Surrender 2xLP (Concord)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. The new album from this acclaimed vocalist is a mixture of newly written songs and covers, sitting at the crossroads of soul, jazz, and gospel. Produced by Larry Klein,
Freedom & Surrender features collaborations with some great writers such as Larry Klein, David Batteau, Maia Sharp, JD Souther, Toshi Reagon, and Jesse Harris. The album also includes a duet with Gregory Porter on the track "Right Where You Are."
Dwight Yoakam
– Come On Christmas [1997] LP (Rhino)
Come On Christmas is the eighth studio album, and the first Christmas album by Dwight Yoakam. It was originally released in 1997 on Reprise Records and peaked at #32 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart. Includes holiday originals as well as Yoakam's unique versions of yuletide classics such as "Silver Bells," "Here Comes Santa Claus," "Silent Night" and more.
Marek Zebrowski & David Lynch
– Polish Night Music [2007] 2xLP (Sacred Bones)
Barren train stations, Polish factories at night, and silent hotels where lonely travelers meet. These are the images and suggested narratives that pervade the spirit of
Polish Night Music, the musical collaboration between filmmaker David Lynch and Polish concert pianist and composer Marek Zebrowski. Zebrowski and Lynch first met during the Camerimage Film Festival in Lodz, Poland and started to work together during the organic evolution of Lynch's Inland Empire. Originally, Zebrowski served as a translator for the shooting of several Lodz-based Polish scenes in Empire, but upon discovering their shared interest in musical experimentation and improvisation, Lynch invited Zebrowski to his Los Angeles studio to participate in a series of musical experiments. From these initial collaborations, inspired by their unique and distinct connections to Poland, emerged a tangible mood and distinctly modern texture that became Polish Night Music.
Hans Rudolf Zeller
– Hans Rudolf Zeller LP (Edition Telemark)
Various elements of this seldom-released composer's work collected, which often involves combinations of multiple dimensions (texts, vocals, visual projections), into one cinematological literature. The recordings here were made within the last 10 years, yet many of the underlying concepts date back to the 1960s or 1970s. Contained are two scriptophonies (combining writing and vocals, with the notion of writing being extended à la Carlfriedrich Claus and Gerhard Rühm), two vocal improvisations, one piece of Tesa sounds (produced by adhesive tape), and one piece for horn.
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>THE MAGNETIC FIELDS - 69 Love Songs (COLORED vinyl edition) 10" BOX SET
Out 06 NOVEMBER 2015...
Stephin Merritt's masterstroke gets reissued on 6-10" singles!
Housed in three gatefold jackets with 24-page booklet, all in cardboard wrapped case. LP1 is red, LP2 is black, LP3 is clear.
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Elvis Costello
– My Aim Is True [Reissue/1977] LP (UMe)
– This Year’s Model [Reissue/1978] LP (UMe)
– Armed Forces [Reissue/1979] LP (UMe)
– Taking Liberties [Reissue/1980] LP (UMe)
– Get Happy! [Reissue/1980] 2xLP (UMe)
– Almost Blue [Reissue/1981] LP (UMe)
– Imperial Bedroom [Reissue/1982] LP (UMe)
– Punch The Clock [Reissue/1983] LP (UMe)
– Goodbye Cruel World [Reissue/1984] LP (UMe)
– Blood & Chocolate [Reissue/1986] LP (UMe)
– King Of America [Reissue/1986] LP (UMe)
Remastered HQ-180gm vinyl reissues now available.
This Week’s Vinyl Exclusives:
William Alexander
– Strangest Things LP (Yellow K)
Recorded in his Fullerton, CA bedroom, these dusted songs are kaleidoscopic prisms of William Alexander constantly in motion, grounded by hip-hop indebted beats and stoned atmospherics. Floating somewhere above it all are Alexander's haunting vocals, which usually seem to be either coming from another room or disintegrating into nothing, sounding effortless, cool, apathetic, patient, and fed up all in the same breath.
Strangest Things is a dazed, weirdo pop record in a (hang) loose sense, but its strengths lie in its singular and unique delivery.
All Time Low
– Nothing Personal [2009] LP (Hopeless)
White vinyl edition of All Time Low’s third album. RIYL: Blink 182, Fall Out Boy, New Found Glory, All American Rejects, Paramore.

Gene Autry
– The Original Gene Autry Sings Rudolf The Red-Nosed Reindeer [Reissue/1967] LP (Varese Sarabande)
What is generally a dollar bin classic has been, for some reason, repressed on red vinyl for 2015.

Azealia Banks
– Broke With Expensive Taste 2xLP (Prospect Park)
Released last March on CD – now available on vinyl. "
Smile, Chinese Democracy, Detox – the pop music world has never been a stranger to the frustration of the delayed album release. New York rapper and singer Azealia Banks’ Broke With Expensive Taste could have easily earned its own pedestal in such a dubious pantheon. Since she first took music blogs, dorm rooms, and block parties by storm in 2012 with the joyously vulgar earworm 212, Banks has become mired in so many Twitter feuds and record-label publicity flaps that the release of her debut album seemed increasingly unlikely by the month. Instead, she has now presented us with one of the most explosive and intriguing hip-hop releases of the year. We should hardly be surprised — Banks has always demonstrated a precocious talent for confounding expectations." – Pretty Much Amazing
Basement Benders
– Lydiad LP+7"+MP3 (No Idea)
Chattanooga, TN indie pop/punk band Basement Benders features members of Future Virgins, Hidden Spots, This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb, Jack Palance Band, and Black Rainbow. First pressing on colored vinyl with bonus 7".

Bedouin Soundclash
– Sounding A Mosaic [2004] 2xLP+MP3 (SideOneDummy)
Limited double translucent orange vinyl LP pressing in gatefold jacket of the 2004 album from reggae/ska band Bedouin Soundclash. Recorded in Montreal and produced by Darryl Jenifer of Bad Brains.

Bell Witch
– Four Phantoms 2xLP (Profound Lore)
Released last April on CD – now available on vinyl. New release from the Seattle-based funeral/death/doom act.

Big D And The Kids Table
– Strictly Rude [Reissue/2009] 2xLP+MP3 (SideOneDummy)
Limited double black and white vinyl LP repress of the 2007 album from Boston, MA ska punk band, which originally peaked at #42 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers chart.

The Billy Childish
– The 1982 Cassettes [1982/1987] LP (M’Lady’s)
Wild Billy Childish – I Remember… [Reissue/1988] LP (M’Lady’s)
Incredible solo front-porch blues, remastered from the original tapes and pressed in a one-time edition of 500 copies.

Bonehunter
– Evil Triumphs Again LP (Hell’s Headbangers)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. "This is the sort of vile, primitive metal I often seek – eager to taste that corroded, metallic guitar sound which speeds along with high doses of distortion attached. These satanic curses and whips lash hard against the backdrop of a squalid bass and fast-paced, murky drum sound; all complementing one another like some wretched creation of Mendes and rounded off by that Quorthon (Bathory) – like bark and puke." – Metal Forces Magazine

James Booth
– Human Rites 12" (100% Silk)
Mancunian producer James Booth holed up in various Hulme flats and half-studios with nothing but an old iMac to craft the six lushly overcast house designs comprising his vinyl debut,
Human Rites.
R.L. Burnside
– Sound Machine Groove LP (Sutro Park)
Recorded by folklorist David Evans in 1979 and 1980, these are R.L. Burnside’s first recordings with electric guitar and also his first with a band. That band was The Sound Machine, a band he literally created himself out of members of his own family, blending raw Mississippi blues with soul, funk, R&B, contemporary beats and other urban flavors to make a marvelous amalgam of his own. Blue vinyl.

Calibro 35
– S.P.A.C.E. LP (Record Kicks)
New album from this legendary Italian cinematic funk combo.

Carroll
– Carroll LP (E1)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Carroll's exercise in writing perfectly eff’d up pop gems yielded an LP that sounds like a pop approach to writing heady, woozy, psychedelic rock.

Casey Veggies
– Live & Grow LP (Epic)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. New release from the Los Angeles rapper. Casey Veggies started out as one of the founding members of the hip-hop supergroup Odd Future before he decided to strike out on his own at age 14 after the release of his first mixtape, 2007's
Customized Greatly Vol. 1. That same year, he formed the popular street wear brand Peas & Carrots International (PNCINTL), and his grassroots approach to marketing has helped him build a loyal following. Live & Grow includes the single "Backflip," featuring YG and Iamsu!.
Cherushii
– Far Away So Close 12" (100% Silk)
San Fran rave loyalist Chelsea Faith aka Cherushii centered her second EP around its title track, which feels like some Balearic brunch dream-jam floating in the ether off the pier of a Mediterranean isle – swooping coastlines, seagulls, liquid sky sax (courtesy of jazz multi-instrumentalist Marcia Miget), sex surfer acid.

Cianide
– Death, Doom And Destruction [Reissue/1997] 2xLP (Hell’s Headbangers)
A culty name in American death metal, Cianide has stuck to their guns for over 25 years, patiently building a canon that's unrivaled in its consistency and trend-free philosophy. Theirs is a metal of death that's simple, straightforward, and effectively primitive: blunt-force trauma informed by Hellhammer and Chicago forebears DeathStrike, but with a sewer-dredging atmosphere all its own.

Phil Collins
- My Heart's In My Hand, And My Hand Is Pierced, And My Hand's In The Bag, And The Bag Is Shut, And My Heart Is Caught. 2xLP (Shady Lane Productions)
(Not to be confused with the popular Genesis drummer who launched a multi-platinum solo career and starred in a pretty cool episode of
Miami Vice in '85). Material from the Turner-nominated artist's 2013 project created from anonymized phone conversations of guests of Cologne's Gulliver homeless shelter that were then shaped into original songs by an international group of musicians. Contributors include: David Sylvian, Laetitia Sadier, Damon & Naomi, Demdike Stare, Planningtorock, Pye Corner Audio, Peaking Lights, Scritti Politti, Maria Minerva, and more.
Chris Cornell
– Higher Truth 2xLP (UMe)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Produced by Brendan O'Brien (Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Neil Young),
Higher Truth displays the Soundgarden frontman’s constant evolution as a master songwriter, lyricist and musical craftsman telling human stories which transcend musical genres. His fifth album, Higher Truth was inspired by the stark arrangements of musicians like Nick Drake, Daniel Johnston and White Album-era Beatles.
Elvis Costello
– My Aim Is True [Reissue/1977] LP (UMe)
Elvis Costello – This Year’s Model [Reissue/1978] LP (UMe)
Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Armed Forces [Reissue/1979] LP (UMe)
Elvis Costello – Taking Liberties [Reissue/1980] LP (UMe)
Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Get Happy! [Reissue/1980] 2xLP (UMe)
Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Almost Blue [Reissue/1981] LP (UMe)
Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Imperial Bedroom [Reissue/1982] LP (UMe)
Elvis Costello – Punch The Clock [Reissue/1983] LP (UMe)
Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Goodbye Cruel World [Reissue/1984] LP (UMe)
Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Blood & Chocolate [Reissue/1986] LP (UMe)
The Costello Show Featuring The Attractions And Confederates – King Of America [Reissue/1986] LP (UMe)
Remastered HQ-180gm vinyl reissues now available.

John Denver
– Rocky Mountain Christmas [Reissue/1975] LP (Friday Music)
HQ-180gm translucent vinyl with gatefold cover.

The Drifters
– Under The Boardwalk [Reissue/1964] LP (Rhino)
A little history lesson: The session to record "Under The Boardwalk" was scheduled for May 20, 1964, but The Drifters lead singer Rudy Lewis was found dead that morning (the cause of death is unclear, but likely either a drug overdose or heart attack). The session was rescheduled for the next day, and Johnny Moore was called in to replace Lewis. Moore was with The Drifters in 1958 when their manager fired everyone in the band and brought in new members. He was a convenient replacement for Lewis, and stayed on as their main vocalist. The group was distraught over Lewis' death, and their subsequent performance added a tinge of melancholy to the song, which is about spending some time under a seaside Boardwalk with a love interest, out of sight from the crowds above.

Ellesmere
- Les Chateaux De La Loire LP (BTF)
Ellesmere is the brainchild of Roberto Vitelli, bass and guitar player from Italian prog band Taproban. As opposite to the bombastic sound of the band, with Ellesmere, Vitelli focuses on an acoustic and yet symphonic approach, delivering a stunning 40-minute suite much in the style of early Genesis and Anthony Phillips works (ref.
The Geese And The Ghost). As the title suggests, every section of the suite is dedicated to one of the ancient French castles that reside along the Loire river. Several acoustic, classical and 12-string arpeggiated guitar layers are topped with beautiful strings and flute melodies, and an original vintage Mellotron provides further orchestration.
The Fire Dept.
– L’oeuf D’or [Reissue/1995] LP (M’Lady’s)
A true underrated and ready to be re-discovered gem; Fire Dept. (out of Cambridge) burn it down on both sides of this (their debut) album, lost in time and packed with ace songwriting, molten guitar playing, and covers of bands that are still unknown to squares in this so-called sophisticated age which we now find ourselves.

Fabio Frizzi
– The Beyond [OST/1983] 2xLP (Death Waltz)
Another killer score to a gorehound classic on HQ-180gm vinyl for the first time.

Markus Guentner
– Theia 2xLP (A Strangely Isolated Place)
Stretches between intensely layered, looping rhythms, and subtle rolling dub-techno.

Emmylou Harris
– Profile: The Best Of Emmylou Harris [Reissue/1978] LP (Rhino)
Vinyl reissue of the late '70s compilation of hits by Emmylou Harris from her first four Reprise/Warner albums:
Pieces Of The Sky, Elite Hotel, Luxury Liner and Quarter Moon In A Ten Cent Town.
Haybaby
– Sleepy Kids LP (Tiny Engines)
Somewhere between the art punk of Blonde Redhead and Sonic Youth, the classic indie rock of The Pixies and The Breeders and the attitude of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Haybaby impatiently reside. The band also sprinkles a little bit of sludge and noise pop into the mix and balances their raw energy with deceptive and captivating melodies.

Thee Headcoats
– Brother Is Dead… But Fly Is Gone! [Reissue/1998] LP (M’Lady’s)
Incendiary covers set from Thee Headcoats, wherein they take a walk with the ghosts of all manner of punk standards. Remodernist takes on the Clash, Buzzcocks, Johnny Moped, Electric Eels, ATV, Small Faces, Bo Diddley, and many more.

Horace Pinker
– Recover 7" (Dead Broke)
Brand new 7" release from long standing Chicago area punk rock veterans. Originally from Arizona, Horace Pinker has been churning out their blend of punk rock anthems for nearly 25 years. It’s their first vinyl release in almost 20 years.

The Horrible Crowes
– Elsie [Reissu/e2011] LP+MP3 (SideOneDummy)
Most know Brian Fallon as the frontman for the Gaslight Anthem, an act who started out in Jersey basements and slowly built their way up to headlining New York’s Radio City Music Hall. Despite the success Fallon has had with his main band, he's always loved decidedly less rocking acts such as the Afghan Whigs and Tom Waits. The Horrible Crowes -- his side-project alongside longtime friend Ian Perkins -- is his lounge-friendly tip of the hat to the acts who have shaped another side of his musical vision.

Jack + Eliza
– Gentle Warnings LP (Yebo Music)
Released in August on CD – now available on vinyl. "Jack + Eliza’s debut LP
Gentle Warnings brings all the heat and fuzz of Best Coast to New York, free of their lyrical chains, while adding a spritely complexity more explicitly west coast in its musical influence, in particular, that California classic, The Beach Boys. Jazzed harmonies ('Oh No’ featuring nigh-replicas of Brian Wilson’s) are only the beginning of what the sunshine pop-rock duo evokes." – In Your Speakers
Jack Ketch And The Crowmen
– Brimfull Of Hate [Reissue/1988] LP (M’Lady’s)
Jack Ketch And The Crowmen was a one-off group, with Billy, Bruce, and Bertie out of the Milkshakes. Brutal basement executioner styles abound here, dark songs from a dark place. Incredible and mysterious, not surprising for a group named after Britain's most infamously inept hangman. For the believers.

Jon Cougar Concentration Camp
- Armageddon Party 7" (Rad Girlfriend)
Hailing from San Diego, this band captures classic sun-drenched Southern California pop-punk melodies and combines them with ripping guitar solos and bratty lyrics, all while maintaining the catchiness that the genre is famous for.

Kindling
– Galaxies LP+MP3 (No Idea)
Members of Ampere playing full-on shoegaze/My Bloody Valentine-style goodness. Pressed on colored vinyl.

B.B. King
– Ladies And Gentlemen… Mr. B.B. King 2xLP (Geffen)
A selection of the best tracks from the already available 10xCD and 4xCD sets,
Ladies And Gentlemen... chronicles the blues legend’s amazing career.
Magic Trick
– Half Man Half Machine LP (Spiritual Pajamas)
Triumphant washes of melody from the brain of Tim Cohen (Fresh & Onlys).

Magnetic Fields
– 69 Love Songs [Reissue/1999] 6x10"+MP3 (Merge)
Remastered limited edition deluxe vinyl reissue of Magnetic Fields classic 1999 triple-CD rumination on love. Funny, smart, dark, and memorable. Stephin Merritt solidifies his songwriting genius on his "most ambitious and fully realized work" -- AMG. Three double-10" records in gatefold sleeves packaged in a slipcase box.

Johnny Mathis
– Sending You A Little Christmas [2013] LP (Friday Music)
Limited HQ-180gm white colored audiophile vinyl LP pressing in a gatefold sleeve. Johnny Mathis' first collection of new seasonal recordings since the release of
The Christmas Album in 2002, Sending You A Little Christmas is the singer’s first holiday duets album (and first duets album since 1991's Better Together) and finds the singer sharing the Yuletide spirit with a number of special guest artists including Susan Boyle ("Do You Hear What I Hear?"), Jim Brickman ("Sending You A Little Christmas"), Natalie Cole ("Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"), Gloria Estefan ("Mary's Boy Child"), Vince Gill and Amy Grant ("I'll Be Home For Christmas" / "White Christmas"), Billy Joel ("The Christmas Song"), and The Jordanaires ("Home For The Holidays").
Fred McDowell
– Amazing Grace [Reissue/1966] LP (Sutro Park)
One of the truly legendary releases in the cannon of the man who defined modern Hill Country Blues,
Amazing Grace finds Fred McDowell playing with the Hunter’s Chapel Singers in Hunter’s Chapel of Como Mississippi. This 1966 release originally on Testament was one of the few records producer Jim Dickinson took with him to every recording session to make sure there was always some real sh*t present. Gold vinyl.
Ennio Morricone
- La Trappola Scatta A Beirut [1966] 10" (BTF)
Morricone’s soundtrack to the 1966 Italian film.

Nero
– Between II Worlds LP (Interscope)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. The second album by the British electronic music trio composed of members Daniel Stephens, Joe Ray and Alana Watson.

Eddie Noack
- Ain't The Reaping Ever Done? (1962-1976) LP (Iron Mountain Analogue Research)
Holy grail of hard livin' honky-tonk remastered from the original tapes. A collection of some of his rarest recordings -- some fine LP cuts plus a multitude of rare '60s/'70s 45-only cuts that are rescued from undeserved obscurity.

Northwind
– Sister, Brother, Lover [Reissue/1971] LP (Beatball)
The sole album from Scottish rock band Northwind, reissued officially for the first time in over 40 years on vinyl. The band's sound has been likened to that of the twin lead guitar style of Help Yourself/early Wishbone Ash with refined vocals.

The Paper Kites
– Twelvefour LP+MP3 (Nettwerk)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Sophomore album from the Australian indie-folk outfit. Vinyl version due November 6. The Paper Kites’ music has been featured on numerous television shows including ABC’s
Forever and Grey’s Anatomy, as well as The CW’s Reign.
Perils
– Perils LP+MP3 (Desire Path)
Collaborative LP from Thomas Meluch (Benoit Piolard) and Kyle Bobby Dunn ruminates on painful realities, disappointments and transitioning to new homes, in the hopes of finding a coping mechanism to bring them through to the other side.

Red Red Meat
– Red Red Meat [1992] 2xLP+MP3 (Jealous Butcher)
Red Red Meat – Jimmywine Majestic [Reissue/1993] 2xLP+MP3 (Jealous Butcher)
In Chicago in the early '90s, combustible rock outfit Friends Of Betty, led by songwriter Tim Rutili, collapsed and reconfigured itself as Red Red Meat. In 1992, the band released its self-titled debut on its own Perishable Records imprint.In 1993 Red Red Meat released its first record for Sub Pop,
Jimmywine Majestic. Building on the grungy roots of the band's self-titled debut, the second album was more confident and refined, with songwriter Tim Rutili's impressionistic lyrics hovering over twangy steel guitars, thick fuzzbox riffs, and barroom drums. The record finds the band (Rutili, Brian Deck, Glenn Girard, and Tim Hurley) moving away from the thrashing noise of the first record into more nuanced territory, maintaining its menacing swagger but injecting more space into the grooves. Double vinyl LP pressing featuring four bonus tracks, two of which are previously unreleased.
Thomas Rhett
– Tangled Up LP (Valory)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Sophomore album by platinum-selling rising star Thomas Rhett. Lead single "Crash And Burn," is already certified Gold and sets the pace for his second album. His debut album
It Goes Like This spawned three consecutive #1 hits, making him Billboard's first male country artist to do so from a debut album in over two decades.
Rush
– Counterparts [Reissue/1993] 2xLP+MP3 (Mercury)
Rush – Test For Echo [Reissue/1996] 2xLP+MP3 (Mercury)
Limited remastered HQ-200gm heavyweight vinyl represses, each featuring a download code for high-resolution digital files.

Santah
– Chico LP (Yes Club)
Self-examination is the hallmark of this, Santah’s second LP, highlighting the band's signature lush arrangements, warm synths, amd the sweet vocal harmonies of the band's lead brother/sister duo Stanton & Vivian McConnell. "Swarms & destroys with their harmonies & blistering wall of sound." – Daytrotter

See Through Dresses
– End Of Days LP (Tiny Engines)
See Through Dresses have crafted a catalogue of songs indebted to classic post-punk and new wave artists of the '80s, but their sonic footprint more closely resembles the textural treatments of '90s dream-pop and shoegaze.

Severed Heads
– Petrol [Reissue/1986] 12" (Dark Entries)
Dark Entries digs deeper in to the archives of Severed Heads, one of the longest surviving bands to emerge from the Australian post-punk independent music scene. They began in Sydney in 1979, incorporating elements of 'industrial’ noise-generation, tape cutting and looping and electronic sound synthesis. As the project developed song-structures and vocals were employed in a more-or-less recognizable mutant electro pop style. In 1986 the band released the 12" single
Petrol on Nettwerk Records.
Slayer
– The Vinyl Conflict 11xLP (American)
Extremely limited box set containing eleven HQ-180gm vinyl LPs.
The Vinyl Conflict collects all ten original Slayer albums from American Recordings: Reign In Blood (1986), South Of Heaven (1988), Seasons In The Abyss (1990), Decade Of Agression Live (1991), Divine Intervention (1994), Undisputed Attitude (1996), Diabolus In Musica (1998), God Hates Us All (2001), Christ Illusion (2006) and World Painted Blood (2009). Each album has been remastered from the original flat master tapes and is pressed on the highest quality heavyweight audiophile vinyl. Also included are reproductions of the original LP artwork, including inner sleeve art, all in sturdy, litho-wrapped chip jackets.
Sonar
– Black Light LP (Cuneiform)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Sonar is a progressive, post-minimal, instrumental band from Switzerland. Their music is played live without any sequencers, loops or computers using a minimum amount of equipment: two guitars, a bass guitar, three small amplifiers und a basic drum kit. No effects are used to keep the music as clear, direct and immediate as possible. The group is very concerned about timbres, tension and release, group dynamics and instrumental interplay.

Soundtrack
– How The Grinch Stole Christmas [Reissue/1966] LP (Watertower Music)
Reissue of the soundtrack to the beloved holiday favorite. Features narration from Boris Karloff and the classic song, "You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch" by Thurl Ravenscroft.

Soundtrack
– The Peanuts Movie 2xLP (Epic)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Original soundtrack to the 2015 animated motion picture. The soundtrack was created with the help of movie director Steve Martino. Features new recordings of Vince Guaraldi classics "Linus And Lucy" and "Skating" as well as original music from Christophe Beck who brought us
Frozen. Also features Meghan Trainor performing "Better When I'm Dancin'."
Sun Ra
– Space Is The Place [1972] 2xLP (Sutro Park)
Clear vinyl edition of the soundtrack to the legendary Sun Ra film,
Space Is The Place. Featuring some of Sun Ra's most adventurous and uncompromising compositions ever, the soundtrack incorporates vocal chants, harsh synthesizer and organ blasts along with film dialogue, heavy percussion and just all around weirdness.
Sunflower Bean
– Show Me Your Seven Secrets LP (Fat Possum)
Colored vinyl. "The third track on Sunflower Bean’s debut EP is a revealing introduction to the New York band’s sound. 'Tame Impala,’ a dizzying, Sabbath-like tribute to Kevin Parker’s band, is the record’s most immediate song and has bassist and singer Julia Cumming yelping 'You always say what’s on your mind’ over heavy riffs. (Tame Impala’s 2012 album
Lonerism included a bonus track called 'Led Zeppelin’). The other five songs more than justify the buzz around the trio (completed by guitarist Nick Kivlen and drummer Jacob Faber), melding wandering psych with glimmers of metal and post-punk. 'Somebody Call A Doctor’ is largely instrumental, Kivlen’s chiming guitars wrapping around Cumming’s dancing bassline, and 'OK Mr Man’ has a glint of Joy Division to its whirling noise. Astonishingly good." – NME
Swings
– Sugarwater LP (Exploding In Sound)
Swings is a trio of old friends who sound like an indie rock band coated in teeth-rotting pop hooks timed to asymmetrical, loose jazz rhythm. Hailing from Washington, DC, the band knowingly avoids the stifling nostalgia that permeates less memorable acts. Despite recently entering their twenties, Swings display a feverish prolificacy, endlessly shedding stayed sonic shells before they become safe and stale.

Ugly Kid Joe
– Uglier Than They Used Ta Be LP (Metalville)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. After a 19-year hiatus, raucous rockers Ugly Kid Joe return with
Uglier Than They Used Ta Be. The album, which was recorded at JT Studios and Balance Studios in Louisiana under the helm of producer and UKJ guitarist Dave Fortman (Slipknot, Godsmack, Evanescence). Uglier Than They Used Ta Be boasts a collection of well-crafted rock tunes, from the riff driven "Let The Record Play" to the hard-hitting "She's Already Gone" and "Hell Aint Hard To Find."
Uriah Heap
– Demons And Wizards [Reissue/1972] LP (Sanctuary)
Uriah Heap – Magician’s Birthday [Reissue/1972] LP (Sanctuary)
Vinyl reissues of the British hard rock band’s fourth and fifth LPs.

U.S. Girls
– Half Free LP+MP3 (4AD)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. The work of Illinois-born, Toronto-based artist Meg Remy, U.S. Girls has evolved in recent years from the coarse four-track fidelity found on her early recordings to more luscious and unabashed works, packed with fiery pop sensibilities.
Half Free is the next step in this impressive progression, an honest and lyrically jarring exploration of emotions, drenched in a bath of raw beats and loops that have become the hallmark of her work with producer and frequent collaborator Onakabazien. Other album guests include Slim Twig (DFA), Ben Cook (F**ked Up, Young Guv), Amanda Crist (Ice Cream) and Tony Price.
Vacation
– Back To The Land 7" (Dead Broke)
Hot off the heels of the bands' newest full length on Don Giovanni Records. Includes exclusive and as-yet-unreleased cuts from 2013’s
Candy Waves album (Let's Pretend) -- both are "Back To The Land" -- however, these are two vastly different versions each. Wildly different stylistically and performance-wise.
Various Artists [Lee Perry]
– Mr Perry I Presume 2xLP (Pressure Sounds)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Sixteen lovingly restored nuggets of Upsetters Black Ark magic. Saving the world with music Scratch embarked on seemingly never ending conveyor belt of rhythmic mayhem.

Andy Williams
– The Andy Williams Christmas Album [Reissue/1963] LP (Friday Music)
Christmas comes early for you diehard Andy Williams fans with nothing but cash to burn.

Stevie Wonder
– Someday At Christmas [Reissue/1967] LP (Motown)
Someday At Christmas was first issued in 1967 and is considered one of Motown's best in the genre. The album's reissue on vinyl marks it first availability in the format in decades. The album features original songs, including "What Christmas Means To Me," and "Bedtime For Toys" plus the title song, by now a standard on its own and soulful versions of "Silver Bells," "The Little Drummer Boy," and the jazzy "The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)."
Zipper
– Zipper [Reissue/1975] LP (Permanent Records)
Official 40th Anniversary reissue of sole LP from Fred Cole's (Dead Moon, Pierced Arrows, The Rats, Lollipop Shoppe) mid-'70s heavy rock band. Contains two bonus tracks not found on the original album.