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Ash Ra Tempel

Join Inn - 50th Anniversary Edition

    After the 2021 Re-Release of “Schwingungen” (MG.ART612) and together with “Seven Up” (MG.ART613) we proudly announce “JOIN INN” as Part3 of the authorised 50th Anniversary “A.R.T.” Re-Edition Series.

    “JOIN INN” is the fourth album by Ash Ra Tempel. It was recorded at Studio Dierks and originally released on LP by Ohr Musik-Produktion, catalogue number OMM 556032. Each side of the LP comprises one long track.

    In 1972 ASH RA TEMPEL teamed up again with Klaus Schulze during the recording of Walter Wegmüller's Tarot album, and after one of the recording sessions, ASH RA TEMPEL members: Enke, Göttsching and Rosi, together with Klaus decided to "play it again" in a late night session. This recording led to the birth of the “JOIN INN” album, as well as two legendary last concerts in February 1973 in Paris and Cologne.

    Manuel Göttsching recalls Hartmut Enke on bass and Klaus Schulze on drums being a dream-team rhythm section for him to play his guitar, especially here to hear on “Freak'n' Roll”, that was ingenious and not to replace ever since. It was the last recording ever where Klaus Schulze (who sadly passed away this Year) played the Drums and also Hartmut (the Hawk) Enke soon after quit the Bass and music forever. Join Inn marks the end of the collaboration with Klaus Schulze.However, together with Ash Ra Tempel, their eponymous first album, which will be released in 2023 as the final edition of our Series, it is considered a highlight of the Krautrock movement.

    As for the music itself we again refer to Julian Cope´s review from his book “Krautrocksampler” (published by Head Heritage, 1st ed. 1995):

    ""Freak’n’roll” fades in like it never started - just was always there from the beginning of time, a dry wah-guitar freerock riff-out unlike any of the other Ash Ra Tempel LPs, and not much like any other music. Yes, there are bluesy riff but none of them have a blues context. Manuel Gottsching’s guitar is so confident that he sometimes drops down to a simple major chord groove, whilst the Hawk pushes that round woody bass into strange overlapping rumbling melody. And ... it’s the return of Klaus Schulze on drums which propels “Freak’n’roll” to its height. No-one but Klaus has the ability to transcend rock’n’roll in such an on-the-beat non-groove-y way and still send sparks of light into the cosmos as he does it.

    “Freak’n’roll” is so egoless that it even works at a quiet volume as meditational music. Themes rise from the high tempo pulse beat, then are carried along the muscles of the song into the main area where the riff actually becomes real and expressionist for just long enough before slipping back into the musical fabric of the song.

    As usual with Ash Ra Tempel, the other side is an enormous drift piece called “Jenseits (The Next World)”, a beautiful Klaus Schultze meditation of haunting synthesizer chords over which Rosi Muller tells the story of the Cosmic Couriers’ meeting with Timothy Leary. Gradually, the pulsing guitar becomes increasingly intense and turbulent, but Rosi never sounds less than freaked out. Essentially, “Jenseits” is a precursor to Klaus Schulze’s later spacey minor-key grooves.

    Unfortunately, this was the last Ash Ra Tempel album in its particular ‘series. (…) After “JOIN INN”, Manuel Gottsching took over the Ash Ra Tempel mantle alone.”

    Ash Ra Tempel – Join Inn
    HARTMUT ENKE - Gibson bass
    MANUEL GÖTTSCHING -guitar
    KLAUS SCHULZE-drums, synthesizers & electronics
    ROSI MÜLLER-voice

    * All tracks composed by Manuel Göttsching, Hartmut Enke and Klaus Schulze.


    TRACK LISTING

    1. Freak ’n’ Roll (19:14)
    2. Jenseits (24:14)

    Timothy Leary & Ash Ra Tempel

    Seven Up - 50th Anniversary Edition

      After the 2021 Re-Release of “Schwingungen” (MG.ART612) we proudly announce “Seven Up” as Part 2 of the authorised 50th Anniversary “A.R.T.” Re-Edition Series.

      “Seven Up” is the third studio album by Ash Ra Tempel and their only album recorded in collaboration with American Ph.D. in psychology, Dr. Timothy Leary. The Coverart for “Seven Up” was designed by famous Swiss Artist Walter Wegmüller. Recorded in August 1972 at Sinus Studio in Berne, Switzerland, remixed September 1972 at Dierks Studios in Stommeln, Germany. First release in spring 1973 by OHR Musik – the first release on the new sub-label "Kosmische Kuriere", Kat-Nr. KK 58001.

      We release “Seven Up” in a Re-Cut carefully overseen by Manuel Göttsching himself, on September 9th 2022, also being Manuel Göttsching´s 70th Birthday. Our Edition features the full original text for the “7 levels of consciousness” by Timothy Leary in English, i.e. “Instruction Manual for Pleasure Panel” plus a previously unreleased glimpse view of the original scripts incl. notes and mark ups as well as partly unreleased photos from the recording session.

      As for the music itself we again refer to Julian Cope´s review and remarks from his book “Krautrocksampler” (published by Head Heritage, 1st ed. 1995):

      “When the Leary Mob met the Kaiser Gang, the sparks flew ever Up-wards… 7up is a stone classic in every way. Yes, it is unlikely to find Timothy Leary singing lead vocal in a cosmic group, but even weirder that he chose to sing a wild yelping freaked out blues !

      Manuel Göttsching and Hartmut Enke had begun their careers in The Steeple Chase Blues Band back in the mid-'60ies, and they quickly felt their way through what Barritt and Leary were aiming for. They reconciled it all as a kind of West Coast chordless psychedelia, where blues riffs sparkle out of nowhere and the sheer weight of synthesizers renders everything with an unreal Pere Ubu/early Roxy Music quality.

      The greatness of Ash Ra Tempel burned so brightly on 7Up that there is really nothing else like it. Hartmut Enke and Manuel Gottsching here returned to their riffy roots. It can hardly be called a retro act, though, as the context of music is everything. And with Dierks at the controls, even the New Kids on the Block would have sounded psychedelic.7Up is like a late night radio show glimpsed through a shattered tuner where all but the most truly dangerous sounds have been allowed to stay, to drift and to dance around the performers.The result is an extreme gem, a flash of hysterical white lightning, and a pre-punk Technicolour yawn in the grandest of traditions.

      In typical Ash Ra Tempel style, the record is divided into two pieces, “Space” and "Time”. Within this, though, Timothy Leary’s ideas are allowed to free-flow and the two sides are therefore divided into mini-songs all segued together. The highlight of Side 1 is “Power Drive”, a West Coast burn-up that transcends any W. Coast music I ever did hear. Leary and Barritt present the greatest twin-vocal of all time, coming on like Jagger and Morrison but too caught up in their own maelstrom to be anything less than Heralds of the Punkfuture still five years away.

      In chaos it was conceived and in chaos it was recorded. Yet Dieter Dierks, the great Aural Architect of the Cosmic Couriers, turned 7Up into a personal triumph and a Kosmische dream.”

      Timothy Leary & Ash Ra Tempel – “Seven Up”
      TIMOTHY LEARY - voice
      BRIAN BARRITT - voice
      MICKY DUWE - voice & flute
      LIZ ELLIOTT - voice
      BETTINA HOHLS - voice
      PORTIA NKOMO - voice
      HARTMUT "HAWK" ENKE - bass, guitar & electronics
      MANUEL GÖTTSCHING - guitar & electronics
      STEVE A. - organ & electronics
      DIETMAR BURMEISTER - drums
      TOMMY ENGEL – drums
      DIETER DIERKS - synthesizer & Radio Downtown


      TRACK LISTING

      Space (16:03):
      Downtown
      Power Drive
      Right Hand Lover
      Velvet Genes
      Time (21:15):
      Timeship
      Neuron
      SHeeee

      The Dead Texan

      The Dead Texan - 2022 Reissue

        First vinyl issue of the sole The Dead Texan album originally released in 2004. Gatefold Sleeve.

        “Stars Of The Lid’s Adam Wiltzie presents a collection of drone compositions that he considered too aggressive for his parent band—which means they range somewhere between a whisper and a shout. The sense of cathedral-like reverence is balanced with extreme intimacy.” — 8.2 Pitchfork

        “This is quite possibly the best music available for slowly drifting into dreamland. Equal parts intrigue and sedative, The Dead Texan is an elegantly hypnotic album that manages to freeze time in addition to passing it.” —Tinymixtapes

        “The Dead Texan remains a remarkably subtle and tranquil work. Disarmingly lovely...” —Textura

        Another sweeping album from Stars Of The Lid/A Winged Victory For The Sullen and Aix Em Klemm member Adam Wiltzie, this time under his Dead Texan moniker.

        Eleven mini-symphonies of nocturnal psychedelia and reverie-inducing soundcraft, propelled with piano, strings, and Wiltzie's surreal smear of guitars. 


        TRACK LISTING

        1. The 6 Million Dollar Sandwich
        2. Glen’s Goo
        3. A Chronicle Of Early Failures Pt One
        4. A Chronicle Of Early Failures Pt Two
        5. Taco Me Manque
        6. Aegina Airlines
        7. When I See Scissors I Cannot Help But Think Of You
        8. Girth Rides A (Horse)
        9. La Ballade D’Alain Georges
        10. Beatrice Pt Two
        11. The Struggle

        Madlib

        Medicine Show #3 - Beat Konducta In Africa - Indies Exclusive Repress

          Beat Konducta In Africa contains over forty instrumental hip-hop tracks produced and mixed by Madlib. This epic “beat tape” springs from obscure vinyl gems culled from the afro-beat, funk, psych, garage-rock, prog-rock and soul movements of countries as diverse as Zambia, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Botswana and the Ivory Coast.

          TRACK LISTING

          1. Motherland
          2. The Frontline (Liberation)
          3. Raw Introduction To Africa
          4. African Voodoo Queen (Drama)
          5. Jungle Soundz (Part One)
          6. The Struggle To Unite (One Africa)
          7. Mandingoswing
          8. Endless Cold (Lovelost)
          9. Chant 2
          10. Afrosound Panorama
          11. Hunting Theme
          12. Yafeu
          13. Afritonic Pt. 1
          14. Afritonic Pt. 2
          15. Tradition
          16. Spearthrow For Oh No
          17. Tear Gas And Bullets For Freedom
          18. Heritage Sip
          19. Land Of The Drum
          20. Red, Black And Green Showcase
          21. Blackfire
          22. Obataive
          23. Warrior's Theme
          24. Mtima
          25. African Map Watch
          26. Street Hustler
          27. Kanika
          28. Chant 3
          29. The Show (Inner View)
          30. Brothers And Sisters
          31. Freedom Play
          32. African Bounce
          33. Umi (Life)
          34. Natural Sound Waves
          35. Jungle Sounds Pt. 2
          36. Mighty Force
          37. Unika (Outro)

          Alice In Chains

          Dirt - 2022 Reissue

            "Dirt" is the second studio album by the American rock band Alice in Chains. Originally released on September 29th 1992 through Columbia Records. The album received critical acclaim and has gone on to sell five million copies worldwide, making "Dirt" the band's highest selling album to date. It was also the band's last album recorded with all four original members. 'Rolling Stone' placed the album at No 26 on its list of the '100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time'. "Dirt" was included in the 2005 book '1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die'. It was voted "Critic's Choice Album of the Year". 'Guitar World' named "Dirt" as the best guitar album of 1992. 'Loudwire' named it as one of the best Metal albums of the 1990 s, and 'Rolling Stone' ranked it at No 6 on its list of "50 Greatest Grunge Albums" in 2019. 

            Barry Adamson

            Back To The Cat - 2022 Reissue

              Originally released in 2008, Back To The Cat, was in keeping with the artist who developed the concept of the imaginary soundtrack, with every song building a compelling narrative around Barry’s lifelong investigation of identity, sexuality, race, spirituality and society. The record picked up the threads of his previous work and continued to showcase his musical ambidexterity covering noir jazz, sun-drenched pop ballads, fractious funk, heavenly blues and subversive soul.

              TRACK LISTING

              A1 The Beaten Side Of Town
              A2 Straight 'Til Sunrise
              A3 Spend A Little Time
              A4 Shadow Of Death Hotel
              A5 I Could Love You
              B1 Walk On Fire
              B2 Flight
              B3 Civilization
              B4 People
              B5 Psycho_Sexual

              Barry Adamson

              Know Where To Run - 2022 Reissue

                Barry’s 2016 album, Know Where To Run, was produced by Barry himself and recorded in Brighton with Paul Pascoe, whilst WTNSS mixed and provided additional production at the legendary Dean Street Studios. The concept behind the album emerged when Barry started taking photos during a Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds North American tour, playing with the idea of traversing different states of the human condition and different states across America. The result was an audio/visual project inspired by these pictures, with the record being presented alongside a curated photobook. 

                TRACK LISTING

                A1 In Other Worlds
                A2 Cine City
                A3 Come Away
                A4 Death Takes A Holiday
                A5 Claw And Wing
                B1 Texas Crash
                B2 Mr Greed
                B3 Up In The Air
                B4 Evil Kind

                The Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari

                Grounation - 2022 Reissue

                  Like Sun Ra’s Arkestra and John Coltrane are to jazz, the Mystic Revelation of Rastafari are to reggae - the ultimate expression of roots music and Rastafarian ideology in reggae music, music functioning at a high level of spiritual consciousness combined with an equally avantgarde and forward-looking approach to sound.

                  The group’s stunning, unique and groundbreaking 1973 album, ‘Grounation’, a mighty conceptual triple album (the first ever reggae triple) is, similar to Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’, a definitive all-encompassing cultural statement of its time and place. A sprawling album of raw and unique cultural expression that combined Rastafari consciousness with deep spiritual jazz music - an absolute and essential classic of Reggae music.

                  The Mystic Revelation of Rastafari group came into existence at the start of 1970s, the union of two artists (and groups) of equal repute - Count Ossie and his African Drums and saxophonist Cedric ‘Im’ Brooks’ and his group, The Mystics. Both Ossie and Brooks were alumni from the great Studio One Records.

                  Master drummer Count Ossie and his collective of Rastafarian drummers performed for Haile Selassie on his momentous visit to Jamaica in 1966. Cedric Brooks came out of the Alpha Boys School - the fertile breeding ground of musicians who dominated the Jamaican music scene from the 1960s onwards: Tommy McCook, Don Drummond, Johnny Moore, Headley Bennett, Johnny Osbourne, Yellowman, Leroy Smart, Bobby Ellis, Joe Harriott, Eddie Thornton, Vin Gordon, Rico Rodriguez, Owen Gray, Leroy ‘Horsemouth’ Wallace and more.

                  The Mystic Revelation of Rastafari’s ‘Grounation’ is a massive opus, a work of profound musical genius that tells the story of Jamaica through music and words. The album is a cornerstone in the history of reggae, a unique and other-worldly album the like of which has never been made since.

                  TRACK LISTING

                  2CD / 3LP
                  Bongo Man
                  Narration
                  Narration Continued
                  Mabrat (Passin Thru)
                  Poem
                  Four Hundred Years
                  Poem II
                  Song
                  Lumba
                  Way Back Home
                  Ethiopian Serenade
                  Oh Carolina
                  So Long
                  Grounation
                  Grounation Continued
                  Bonus 7” Single (With Box Set Version Only)
                  Blacker Black
                  Grounation

                  Sandy Denny

                  The North Star Grassman And The Ravens - 2022 Reissue

                    After leaving Fairport Convention in '69, Sandy Denny made one record with her new group Fotheringay, and then this, in 1971, her first solo LP proper. The amazing Richard Thompson plays guitar and infact this album shares a similar, dense, drone-based tonality with his own debut solo effort. It's also a little idyosyncratic, truth be told, but there's still moments of unbelievable beauty here. 

                    Out of print on LP for a number of years, this re- issue faithfully replicates the original 1971 Island Records UK release with gatefold sleeve and is pressed onto high quality 180g vinyl.

                    TRACK LISTING

                    Late November
                    Blackwaterside
                    The Sea Captain
                    Down In The Flood
                    John The Gun
                    Next Time Around
                    The Optimist
                    Let's Jump The Broomstick
                    Wretched Wilbur
                    The North Star Grassman And The Ravens
                    Crazy Lady Blues

                    Sandy Denny

                    Sandy - 2022 Reissue

                      Sandy's second solo LP in 1972 was a bit less folky and more singer-songwriterly than her debut. She'd duetted on "Led Zeppelin Four" with Robert Plant and come up with perhaps her stongest set of songs. The arrangements were more expansive and the sound more ambitious, which was just as well since a number of the songs dealt with the healing powers of music. As she said herself: 'I can't write happy songs'... so here's another lush, melancholic, autumnal record for all you dreamers and true believers.

                      Out of print on LP for a number of years, this re- issue faithfully replicates the original 1972 Island Records UK release with gatefold sleeve and is pressed onto high quality 180g vinyl.

                      TRACK LISTING

                      It'll Take A Long Time
                      Sweet Rosemary
                      For Nobody To Hear
                      Tomorrow Is A Long Time
                      Quiet Joys Of Brotherhood
                      Listen, Listen
                      The Lady
                      Bushes And Briars
                      It Suits Me Well
                      The Music Weaver

                      Monster Magnet

                      4 Way Diablo - 2022 Reissue

                        Recorded in four different studios (Sound City Studios, American Studios, The Sunset Lodge and Hydeaway Studios) throughout 2006-2007, 4-Way Diablo is the seventh offering from legendary riff masters Monster Magnet. Featuring rippers such as “Wall of Fire,” “You’re Alive,” and a cover of an obscure Rolling Stones song “2000 Lightyears From Home,” 4-Way Diablo is a true gem in the Monster Magnet catalog. The album is being reissued on August 19th via Napalm Records on white vinyl with gold and black splatter, as well in a limited, special glow in the dark vinyl variant! Don’t sleep on an album Blabbermouth called: “A mix of MAGNET styles old and new, it still bears the unmistakable stamp of one of stoner rock’s most identifiable and unique voices.”

                        The Strokes

                        Comedown Machine - 2022 Reissue

                          "Comedown Machine" is the fifth studio album by American rock band the Strokes. It was released on March 26, 2013, through RCA Records. The band decided to pull a media blackout for the album, with no promotion in the form of television appearances, interviews, photoshoots, live shows, or tours. The cover artwork was designed to resemble an old RCA tape reel box. "Comedown Machine" received mostly positive reviews from critics, and was placed at number 41 on the NME's list of the "50 Best Albums of 2013". 

                          Supergrass

                          Supergrass - 2022 Reissue

                            Supergrass’ hugely successful third album reached #3 in the UK album Charts and #13 US Billboard Heatseekers Chartin 1999 and has amassed over 300,000 sales in the UK alone since its release.

                            This 2022 re-issue has been fully remastered from original sources and includes the hit singles ‘Pumping On Your Stereo’ (UK #11), ‘Moving’ (UK #9), ‘Mary’ (UK #36).

                            The 2CD is a 4 panel digipack with 16 page booklet featuring rare band photos and new sleeve notes.
                            By acclaimed journalist Charles Shaar Murray

                            Disc 1: remastered album, Disc 2: rare / demo tracks, alternate, live versions and 4 new track remixes (2 of which done by John Leckie). Includes several previously unreleased tracks and versions. Tracklist compiled by Supergrass..

                            Album remastered by original producer John Cornfield, with Supergrass bassist Mick Quinn.

                            Restored original artwork with newly inspired inner bag artwork from original 90s promo singles. Lovingly crafted by Supergrass.


                            TRACK LISTING

                            Vinyl Tracklsiting:
                            Side A
                            1. Moving
                            2. Your Love
                            3. What Went Wrong (In Your Head)
                            4. Beautiful People
                            5. Shotover Hill
                            6. Eon
                            Side B
                            1. Mary
                            2. Jesus Came From Outta Space
                            3. Pumping On Your Stereo
                            4. Born Again
                            5. Faraway
                            6. Mama & Papa

                            2CD Tracklist:
                            Disc 1:
                            2022 ‘Supergrass’ Album Remaster
                            1. Moving
                            2. Your Love
                            3. What Went Wrong (In Your Head)
                            4. Beautiful People
                            5. Shotover Hill
                            6. Eon
                            7. Mary
                            8. Jesus Came From Outta Space
                            9. Pumping On Your Stereo
                            10. Born Again
                            11. Faraway
                            12. Mama & Papa
                            Disc 2:
                            Remixes, Demos, B-Sides & Lives
                            1. Moving (2022 Remix)*
                            2. Beautiful People (2022 Remix)*
                            3. Pumping On Your Stereo (2022 Remix)*
                            4. Born Again (2022 Remix)*
                            5. Wild Wind (Demo)*
                            6. Pumping On Your Stereo (T-In The Park 2000)*
                            7. Lucky (No Fear)
                            8. Blockades *
                            9. Sick
                            10. You'll Never Walk Again
                            11. What A Shame
                            12. Moving (T-In The Park 2000)*
                            13. Believer
                            14. Faraway (Acoustic Version)
                            15. Out Of The Blue (Monitor Mix)*
                            16. Mary (The Varieties, Leeds 2005)*
                            17. Country Number*
                            18. Born Again (Forum, Melbourne 2000)*
                            19. Jesus Came From Outta Space (107.7 The End, Seattle 2000)*
                            20. Oracle

                            * Previously Unreleased 

                            Pink Floyd

                            Animals - 2018 Remix

                              Animals is the tenth studio album by Pink Floyd, originally released in January 1977.. It was recorded at the band's Britannia Row Studios in London throughout 1976 and early 1977, and was produced by the band themselves. The successful album peaked at number 2 in the UK and number 3 in the US, and is considered as one of the band's best works. The album was recorded by band members David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Roger Waters and Richard Wright. The album artwork has been reimagined for this release.

                              Animals is a concept album, focusing on the social-political conditions of mid-1970s Britain, and was a change from the style of the band’s earlier work. The album was developed from a collection of unrelated songs into a concept which describes the apparent social and moral decay of society, likening the human condition to that of animals. Taking inspiration from George Orwell’s Animal Farm, the album depicts the different classes of people as animals with pigs being at the top of the social chain, dropping down to the sheep as the mindless herd following what they are told, with dogs as the business bosses getting fat on the money and power they hold over the other. Although it’s been a long time since 1977, the narrative of the album still resonates today as our social and economical situation mirrors that of the time.

                              The album's iconic cover shows an inflatable pig (now known as Algie) floating between two chimneys of the Battersea Power Station, conceived by Roger Waters, and designed by long-time collaborator Storm Thorgerson of Hipgnosis Studios. For this new release, the artwork has been re-designed for the modern era by Storm’s Hipgnosis partner Aubrey ‘Po’ Powell. Taking new shots of the building as it appeared during the recent conversion work, Po experimented with new angles and produce some striking new takes on the classic original.

                              TRACK LISTING

                              Pigs On The Wing (Part One)
                              Dogs
                              Pigs (Three Different Ones)
                              Sheep
                              Pigs On The Wing (Part Two)

                              John Coltrane

                              Blue Train - The Complete Masters

                                To mark the 65th anniversary of the album’s recording, Blue Train will be released in two special editions on September 16 as part of Blue Note’s acclaimed Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series.

                                A 1-LP mono pressing of the original album will be presented in a deluxe gatefold tip-on jacket, while the 2-LP stereo collection Blue Train: The Complete Masters will include a second disc featuring seven alternate and incomplete takes, none of which have been released previously on vinyl, and four of which have never been released before on any format. The Complete Masters comes with a booklet featuring never-before-seen session photos by Francis Wolff and an essay by Coltrane expert Ashley Kahn. Both Tone Poet Vinyl Editions were produced by Joe Harley, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original analog master tapes, and pressed on 180g vinyl at RTI.

                                Blue Train: The Complete Masters will also be released as a 2-CD set and digital collection.

                                “Few studio experiences I’ve had can compare with the thrill of listening to the original master tapes—mono, stereo and alternate takes—of Blue Train,” says Harley. “I consider these two new versions the definitive editions of this masterpiece performance by John Coltrane.”

                                TRACK LISTING

                                2CD
                                Blue Train
                                Moment’s Notice
                                Locomotion
                                I’m Old Fashioned
                                Lazy Bird
                                Blue Train (false Start)
                                Blue Train (take 7)
                                Moment’s Notice (alternate Take 4)
                                Lazy Bird (take 1)
                                Blue Train (alternate Take)
                                Moment’s Notice (incomplete Alternate Take 5A)
                                Lazy Bird (alternate Take)

                                1LP
                                LP 1 | Blue Train | Original Album | Studio
                                Side A
                                Blue Train
                                Moment’s Notice
                                Side B
                                Locomotion
                                I’m Old Fashioned
                                Lazy Bird

                                2LP
                                LP 1 | Blue Train | Original Album | Studio
                                Side A
                                Blue Train
                                Moment’s Notice
                                Side B
                                Locomotion
                                I’m Old Fashioned
                                Lazy Bird
                                LP 2 | Blue Train | Alternate And Incomplete Takes
                                Side A
                                Blue Train (false Start)
                                Blue Train (take 7)
                                Moment’s Notice (alternate Take 4)
                                Lazy Bird (take 1)
                                Side B
                                Blue Train (alternate Take)
                                Moment’s Notice (incomplete Alternate Take 5A)
                                Lazy Bird (alternate Take)

                                Jean-Claude Vannier

                                La Bête Noire/Paris N’Existe Pas

                                  Jean-Claude Vannier and Finders Keepers finally liberate two previously unreleased and fabled soundtracks.

                                  This one black vinyl disc release features the only existing original historic recordings to his first ever 1968 collaboration with Serge Gainsbourg, as well as the entire lost musical score for Vannier’s first major star-stuffed solo film commission.

                                  As longtime custodians, Finders Keepers Records are proud to present both the hallucinogenic orchestral music to Robert Benayoun’s ‘Paris n’existe pas’ and the rhythmic onslaught and cyclic waltzes from Patrick Chaput’s ‘La bête noire’, complete with an extensive booklet of essays, interviews, secrets and rare images from both of these mythical cinematic obscurities.

                                  TRACK LISTING

                                  La Bête Noire (Intro)
                                  Chasser La Bête Noire
                                  Histoire De Daniel
                                  The Black Beast (Effets Cords)
                                  Rythme De La Bête Noire
                                  Danse De La Bête Noire
                                  Le Dealer
                                  Karen/Antonia
                                  The Black Beast 2 (Effets Cords)
                                  The Writer/Yves
                                  Chasser Bête Noire (Revenir)
                                  The Juvenile Judge
                                  La Bête Noire (Generique)
                                  Paris N’existe Pas (Opening Titles)
                                  Angela En Ambré
                                  Télékinésie En Turquoise
                                  Simon Slips
                                  La Chambre Rose
                                  Fantôme Félicienne
                                  Le Feu
                                  La Tête
                                  Les Chemins N’existent Pas
                                  Fantôme Soirée
                                  Le Temps Passe
                                  Flipbook
                                  Fantôme Soiree (Outtake)
                                  Flipbook (Outtake)

                                  Various Artists

                                  Larry Levan's Paradise Garage - The Legend Of Dance Music Part 3

                                    Following on from the previous two volumes of high quality disco heat dug from Salsoul's legendary back catalogue, we're treated to the third instalment of bona fide 'Larry List' classics which were favoured by the DJ on the dancefloor of his seminal, game changing NYC nightclub The Paradise Garage. High quality disco, boogie, funk and more is the order of the day here with prime-time hits flawlessly rubbing shoulders with underground cuts in a way that mirrors Levan's open mind and faultless ear for music. His elusive early 80s remix of Jimmy Castor's perennial B-boy / B-girl jam "It's Just Begun" sits comfortably alongside essential tracks like Skyy's club classic "Here's To You", Inner Life's anthemic "Moment Of My Life", Ripple's addictive "The Beat Goes On And On" and Orlando Riva Sounds trippy "Moonboots" among many others. This is an essential release for those who dig the disco sound and want to have all these incredible records in one place, or for newcomers who wish to explore the sounds and vibe of one of the greatest DJs of modern times and who want to get down to some of the tracks that have shaped modern day club culture. Remastered, repressed and re-released for 2015 in full conjunction with Salsoul Records New York City.

                                    STAFF COMMENTS

                                    Matt says: First time back in stock since 2015 (!!). One of those catch-all compilations (on triple vinyl no less) that every disco lover (or music lover in general TBH) needs. Inflation proof - it's the same price it was in 2015!

                                    TRACK LISTING

                                    1 Jimmy Castor It's Just Begun
                                    2 Love Committee - Just As Long As I Got You
                                    3 Skyy - Here's To You
                                    4 The Salsoul Orchestra - Salsoul Rainbow
                                    5 The Salsoul Orchestra - Magic Bird Of Fire
                                    6 Inner Life Feat. Jocelyn Brown - Moment Of My Life
                                    7 Jimmy Williams - All Of My Lovin'
                                    8 Instant Funk - Slap Slap Lickedy Lap
                                    9 Skyy - Skyyzoo
                                    10 O.R.S. (Orlando Riva Sound) - Moonboots
                                    11 Ripple -The Beat Goes On And On

                                    Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers

                                    Rock 'n' Roll With The Modern Lovers - 2022 Reissue

                                      The second release from the There’s Something About Mary star Features the Top 5 UK hit “Egyptian Reggae”. Co-Produced by Beserkley Records founder Matthew King Kauffman and Glen Kolotin (Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin).

                                      Available CD & LP, with an exclusive red variant for Independent Retail.

                                      While his desire was for his band to be more of an acoustic/harmony based endeavor, Jonathan was blindsided when his true debut was overtaken by a compilation of early recordings. Singles like “Roadrunner” and “Pablo Picasso” were in the forefront – but that did not deter Jonathan. After original drummer David Robinson left, (eventually finding success with Hall of Famers, The Cars), Richman hired D. Sharpe, and the band recorded and released the aptly titled Rock ‘n’ Roll With The Modern Lovers.

                                      Now, one might wonder how “rock ‘n’ roll” and album with songs titled “Ice Cream Man,” “Dodge Veg-O-Matic,” and a version of “Wheels On The Bus” is – but, Greil Marcus called it “the purist Rock and Roll album I’ve heard this year.” And, due to the UK fascination with the band’s perceived debut, “Egyptian Reggae” hit #5 on the singles charts! The date is 1977. Revel in where the “real” Jonathan Richman story started, and how it evolves. 

                                      TRACK LISTING

                                      1. The Sweeping Wind (Kwa Ti Feng)
                                      2. Ice Cream Man
                                      3. Rockin’ Rockin’ Leprchauns
                                      4. Summer Morning
                                      5. Afternoon
                                      6. Fly Into The Mystery
                                      7. South American Folk Song
                                      8. Roller Coaster By The Sea
                                      9. Dodge Veg-O-Matic
                                      10. Egyptian Reggae
                                      11. Coomyah
                                      12. The Wheels On The Bus
                                      13. Angels Watching Over Me

                                      Ash

                                      Free All Angels - 2022 Reissue

                                        Free All Angels was the third smash hit album from Ash. The album again reached No.1 within the UK and has since become a platinum record. The punk rock pop album contains mega hits including the Ivor Novello winner ‘Shining Light’, the NME single of the year ‘Burn Baby Burn’, ‘Sometimes’, ‘There’s A Star’, ‘Candy’ and Walking Barefoot’.

                                        Ash and BMG are proud to reissue Ash’s third LP ‘Free All Angels’ for the first time on vivid yellow and clear splatter vinyl. This album has not been re-issued since it’s 2001 release, so will be an exciting prospect within the Ash community. Free All Angels contains hit after hit and with its punk rock sound resonates strongly with a wide audience. Upon release Ash drew critical comparisons to works of China Drum, Compulsion and The Replacements, , whilst touring with allusive contemporaries Weezer and Smashing Pumpkins and many more.

                                        This re-issue coincides with the release of Free All Angels on immersive Sony 360RA for the very first time. This unique mix will give fans insight into Tim Wheeler’s sonic spatial sphere bringing Ash’s incredible hits into the new age.

                                        TRACK LISTING

                                        Side A:
                                        Walking Barefoot (2022 Remaster)
                                        Shining Light (2022 Remaster)
                                        Burn Baby Burn (2022 Remaster)
                                        Candy (2022 Remaster)
                                        Cherry Bomb (2022 Remaster)
                                        Submission (2022 Remaster)
                                        Side B:
                                        Someday (2022 Remaster)
                                        Pacific Palisades (2022 Remaster)
                                        Shark (2022 Remaster)
                                        Sometimes (2022 Remaster)
                                        Nicole (2022 Remaster)
                                        There’s A Star (2022 Remaster)
                                        World Domination (2022 Remaster)

                                        Vince Guaraldi Trio

                                        A Charlie Brown Christmas - 2022 Reissue

                                          With such iconic tracks as “Christmas Time is Here” and the instantly recognizable “Linus and Lucy”, the Vince Guaraldi Trio’s soundtrack to A Charlie Brown Christmas shares the title of best-selling jazz album in history, and was certified 4x Platinum by the RIAA in late 2016. 

                                          TRACK LISTING

                                          Side 1
                                          1. O Tannenbaum
                                          2. What Child Is This
                                          3. My Little Drum
                                          4. Linus & Lucy
                                          5. Christmas Time Is Here (instrumental)
                                          Side 2
                                          1. Christmas Time Is Here (vocal)
                                          2. Skating
                                          3. Hark, The Herald Angels Sing
                                          4. Christmas Is Coming
                                          5. Für Elise
                                          6. The Christmas Song

                                          Deluxe Editions Bonus Tracks:
                                          O Tannenbaum (Take 2/Recorded September 21, 1965)
                                          O Tannenbaum (Take 3/Recorded September 21, 1965)
                                          Greensleeves (Take 6/Recorded October 28, 1965)
                                          Linus And Lucy (Take 1/Recorded September 17, 1965)
                                          Christmas Time Is Here (Take 1/Recorded September 17, 1965)
                                          Christmas Time Is Here (Vocal) (Rehearsal/Recording Date Unknown)
                                          Christmas Time Is Here (Take 4/Recording Date Unknown)
                                          Skating (Take 1/Recorded September 22, 1965)
                                          Jingle Bells (Takes 1–4/Recorded September 21, 1965)
                                          Christmas Is Coming (Take 3/Recorded September 17, 1965)
                                          Christmas Is Coming (Take 3/Recorded September 21, 1965)
                                          Für Elise (Takes 1–2/Recording Date Unknown)
                                          The Christmas Song (Take 8/Recorded October 28, 1965)

                                          Polly Scattergood

                                          Polly Scattergood - 2022 Reissue

                                            Polly Scattergood’s debut album, released for the first time on vinyl, with two additional tracks, ‘Crystal Breaks’ and ‘Number 24’. Initially released in 2009, the record was produced by Simon Fisher Turner, with additional production from Mute’s Daniel Miller and Gareth Jones. Whilst powerful guitar riffs and glittering pianos create a bewitching base, Polly’s deeply personal lyrics take the forefront.

                                            “A fantastically dark and unsettling debut” - NME.

                                            “Polly Scattergood is worth the fuss.” - Loud & Quiet.

                                            “Just fantastic” - The Guardian.


                                            TRACK LISTING

                                            A1 I Hate The Way
                                            A2 Other Too Endless
                                            A3 Untitled 27
                                            A4 Please Don't Touch
                                            B1 I Am Strong
                                            B2 Unforgiving Arms
                                            B3 Poem Song
                                            B4 Bunny Club
                                            C1 Nitrogen Pink
                                            C2 Breathe In Breathe Out
                                            C3 Crystal Breaks
                                            C4 Number 24

                                            Ian Carr With Nucleus

                                            Labyrinth - 2022 Reissue

                                              Labyrinth is dark, brooding, beat-heavy, melancholic mood music courtesy of Ian Carr and the Nucleus crew. A favourite of Madlib, it goes without saying that this is one magnificent record.

                                              Originally released on Vertigo in 1973, Labyrinth was never re-pressed and of course those original copies are now very tricky to score. Like all the Nucleus records, it’s aged ridiculously well and this Be With re-issue, re-mastered from the original analogue tapes, shows off just why this deserves to be back in press.

                                              Genius trumpeter and visionary composer Ian Carr was one of the most respected British musicians of his era. He was a true pioneer and saw the potential in fusing the worlds of jazz with rock, just as Miles Davis and The Tony Williams Lifetime did in the US. In late 1969, following the demise of the Rendell-Carr quintet, and tiring of British jazz, Carr assembled the legendary Nucleus. Regarding music as a continuous process, Nucleus refused to “recognise rigid boundaries” and worked on delivering what they saw as a “total musical experience”. We can get behind that.

                                              Under bandleader Carr, Nucleus existed as a fluid line-up of inventive, skilled musicians. This constant evolution and revolution was all part of the continuous musical exploration and discovery that took jazz to new levels. And the music has kept relevant. To steal a line from a recent review of our re-issue of Roots, when it comes to anything Nucleus “it’s basically already hip-hop”.

                                              At this point Carr had parted ways with guitarist Alan Holdsworth and as a result the Nucleus sound found itself returning to the core elements of groove and melody. Carr had become bolder and more self-confident in his compositions and it shows in the sheer ambition of Labyrinth. Composed by Carr, and with lyrics written by his wife Sandy, Labyrinth was the result of a commission from the Park Lane Group and funded by the Arts Council of Great Britain. Originally a live performance by an augmented Nucleus, some of the expanded cast were brought back for the recording sessions, including vocalist Norma Winstone. So as the front cover of the finished album says, this is literally “Nucleus Plus”.

                                              Labyrinth is presented as a suite, based on the ancient Greek legend of the Minotaur with musical instruments representing the various elements of the mythology. According to the LP’s original sleeve notes, the bass clarinet represents the tragic element, the trumpet represents the heroic element and the voice represents the human element. The rest of the musicians represent the two societies of Athens and Crete and their comments on the story as it unfolds.

                                              The album opens with the experimental, sumptuously dissonant “Origins”. Teasing strands of atmospheric bass clarinet introduce the first theme before swiftly fading out with a startling blast of staccato fanfares and big drums. Heavy. The album soon finds its rhythm as it alights on the spell-binding and groove-friendly “Bull-Dance”, showing off the best Nucleus has to offer: subtle trumpet melodies, compelling rhythms, a psych-rock vibe and tight soloing. And of course there’s Norma Winstone’s stunning wordless vocals, that also take the lead in the next track “Ariadne”, a spacey-jazz song with beautiful piano, flute and clarinet, and the only recognisable lyrics on the album. You might recognise a snatch of it being looped by Madlib on Quasimoto’s “Astro Travellin”. The first part of the improvised “Arena” closes out the first side of the album, a short experimental piece with piano and horns.

                                              Over on the flip-side, the powerful second part of “Arena” introduces a new theme. It swiftly builds, with vocal melodies, piano and horns all pronounced over the thick drums snapping your neck. It comes on like an alternate take on “Bull-Dance”, noisier, with a looser rhythm. The triumphant, shuffling Latin-jam “Exultation” leans on more scintillating vocals from Winstone, and a chunky counter melody from the rhythm section. It’ll get you moving.

                                              The final track, the haunting, twelve minute “Naxos”, is an incredible way to close out this remarkable record. A circling bass guitar loop inspiring the group to a meditative psychedelic jazz rock improvisation in a silent, Miles kind of way, with a great flugelhorn solo from Carr and an ace synth climax.

                                              This Be With edition of Labyrinth has been re-mastered from the original Vertigo master tapes, Simon Francis’ mastering working together with Pete Norman’s cut to weave their usual magic with these wonderful recordings. Another great Keith Davis sleeve has been restored in all its airbrushed Golden Age of comics, gatefold splendour. Complete with Minotaur of course.


                                              TRACK LISTING

                                              A1 : Origins (2:57)
                                              A2 : Bull Dance (8:17)
                                              A3 : Ariadne (7:47)
                                              A4 : Arena Part I (1:49)
                                              B1 : Arena Part II (5:12)
                                              B2 : Exultation (6:02)
                                              B3 : Naxos (12:22)

                                              Liars

                                              They Were Wrong, So We Drowned - 2022 Reissue

                                                They Were Wrong, So We Drowned is the new instalment from the Liars’ reissue series, where every two months an album from the back catalogue is being released on recycled coloured vinyl.

                                                Originally released in 2004, Liars’ second album scrutinises pagen worship rituals in punkflore fashion with its title alluding to the horrors and injustices of witch-hunts conducted throughout history. Each song is a page from a story that frontman Angus Andrews crafted from his in-depth look into fairy tales and folklore, illustrating a conflict between witches and a scared Christians village. They Were Wrong, So We Drowned was a creative transition and saw the band severing their ties with a scene they inaugurated on their debut album, and had decidedly, outgrown by the second.

                                                “This isn’t yesterday’s post-punk today…this isn’t yesterday’s anything. They Were Wrong is disorienting, challenging, and highly experimental.” — MAGNET

                                                “…a headphone masterpiece.”— FADER

                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                1 Broken Witch
                                                2 Steam Rose From The Lifeless Cloak
                                                3 There's Always Room On The Broom
                                                4 If You're A Wizard Then Why Do You Wear Glasses?
                                                5 We Fenced Other Gardens With The Bones Of Our Own
                                                6 They Don't Want Your Corn, They Want Your Kids
                                                7 Read The Book That Wrote Itself
                                                8 Hold Hands And It Will Happen Anyway
                                                9 They Took 14 For The Rest Of Our Lives
                                                10 Flow My Tears The Spider Said

                                                The Heads

                                                Under Sided - 20th Anniversary Edition

                                                  A deluxe, remastered, 20 year anniversary edition of the Heads’ third album proper, the under-rated gem in their canon that is “Under Sided”.

                                                  Originally released in 2002 on the Sweet Nothing label (SNLP/CD 11), Under Sided was recorded in 2001 at WhiteHouse Studios in Weston Super Mare, with Martin Nichols engineering. The band had previously recorded tracks for Mans Ruin 10” at these studios (also famous for Ripcord, Heresy, Slowdive, Hardskin, Decadence Within, Icehouse.. amongst many others!).

                                                  For the reissue, the original recordings were remastered for vinyl and CD by long time Heads Masterer (!) Shawn Joseph. The resultant 8 tracks, spread over 4 sides of vinyl are some of the best music the Heads have recorded, after a bit of a hiatus following their 2000 US tour / Peel session, the band regrouped and worked out the tracks for the album, relentless rehearsing for the recording. Very few shows happened in that 2001-2002 timeframe.. band members were busy, earning a living, getting on with life, but they still had some riffs/songs there.

                                                  Upon release in 2002 the album got great reviews in the press, from Kerrang and MOJO to the Sunday Times, all helping the Bristol fourpiece confirm their cult status, which has continued to current times..

                                                  The remastered album is being reissued as a 4LP + 2CD boxset. The extra 2LP features their Peel session from 2000, as well as a couple of compilation tracks (For Mad Men Only / Born To Go), and some unreleased demo versions, as well as nearly 150 minutes of Live recordings (mastered, but RAW!) from their gigs on the Thekla in Bristol in 2001-2002.

                                                  The boxset will also have a special slipmat, stickers, and a 24 page booklet of photos /writings, including recollections by each band member, and others including a 1000 word essay by Stewart Lee.

                                                  Undersided is a pounding sike-nightmare that shows the Heads at the peak of their powers, theres a flow throughout the album of melding psychedelic noise rock to battering rhythms and creating a bad trip for all listening.. even the gentle sooth of “Energy” is enveloped by a white noise fuiry.. the intensity of some of the tracks: the terror inducing Bedminster or False Heavy (a tour worn riffmonger from 2000) or the Magnet-esque Heavy Sea, showed the band as ferocious as any of the insurgent “stoner” genre of that time.

                                                  They were never going to make their living out of touring , record sales …as Hugo mentions in his notes for the booklet, “.. we had less boundaries and felt we could experiment more and not worry about commerciality…” but they were able to make this album.

                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                  LP TRACKLISTING: (Sides A,B,C,D)
                                                  Dissonaut
                                                  Il Ratto, La Ram, Il Gallo Ed Il Serpente
                                                  Trilogy Part 3
                                                  Bedminster #1
                                                  False Heavy
                                                  Vibrating Digit
                                                  Energy
                                                  Heavy Sea

                                                  2CD TRACKLISTING:
                                                  CD1
                                                  Dissonaut
                                                  Il Ratto, La Ram, Il Gallo Ed Il Serpente
                                                  Trilogy Part 3
                                                  Bedminster #1
                                                  False Heavy
                                                  Vibrating Digit
                                                  Energy
                                                  Heavy Sea
                                                  CD2
                                                  For Madmen Only
                                                  Born To Go
                                                  False Heavy (Peel)
                                                  You Took Me By Surprise (Peel)
                                                  Neu 75 (Peel)
                                                  Fuego (Peel)
                                                  Key Jam Short (Whitehouse Out-take)
                                                  Backwards (Whitehouse Out-take)
                                                  False Heavy (Band Demo)
                                                  Vibrating Digit (Band Demo)
                                                  Energy (Band Demo)
                                                  Heavy Sea (Band Demo)

                                                  BOX SET TRACKLISTING:
                                                  2LP 1 ( Sides A,B,C,D)
                                                  Dissonaut
                                                  Il Ratto, La Ram, Il Gallo Ed Il Serpente
                                                  Trilogy Part 3
                                                  Bedminster #1
                                                  False Heavy
                                                  Vibrating Digit
                                                  Energy
                                                  Heavy Sea

                                                  2LP2 (sides E,F,G,H)
                                                  For Madmen Only
                                                  Born To Go
                                                  False Heavy (Peel)
                                                  You Took Me By Surprise (Peel)
                                                  Neu 75 (Peel)
                                                  Fuego (Peel)
                                                  Key Jam Short (Whitehouse Out-take)
                                                  Backwards (Whitehouse Out-take)
                                                  False Heavy (Band Demo)
                                                  Vibrating Digit (Band Demo)
                                                  Energy (Band Demo)
                                                  Heavy Sea (Band Demo)

                                                  CD1
                                                  ROOSTER27BXCD1
                                                  1 Thekla 1
                                                  2 33 Min
                                                  CD2
                                                  ROOSTER27BXCD2
                                                  1 Thekla 2
                                                  2 Headsjam 2
                                                  3 Ital Prog

                                                  Daniel Johnston

                                                  Welcome To My World - 2022 Reissue

                                                    "Welcome To My World" is a collection of some of Daniel's most-beloved songs and is now available on vinyl for the very first time. These are the songs that built the legend...a must-have for the legion of devoted Daniel Johnston Fans as well as the perfect introduction for new listeners. Welcome To My World serves as an introduction to Daniel Johnston, housing a number of his most acclaimed works. Johnston's music captivated fellow artists and fans with its childlike elements and lo-fi elements. The singer-songwriter and artist earned a cult following in the early '80s, sharing homemade cassette tapes of his music, and his prominence was established after Kurt Cobain was publicly seen wearing a shirt with Johnston's illustration.

                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                    1. Peek A Boo
                                                    2. Casper The Friendly Ghost
                                                    3. Some Things Last A Long Time
                                                    4. Walking The Cow
                                                    5. I'm Nervous
                                                    6. Man Obsessed
                                                    7. Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Grievances
                                                    8. Never Before Never Again
                                                    9. The Sun Shines Down On Me
                                                    10. Chord Organ Blues
                                                    11. Living Life
                                                    12. Speeding Motorcycle
                                                    13. True Love Will Find You In The End
                                                    14. Never Relaxed
                                                    15. Sorry Entertainer
                                                    16. Ain't No Woman Gonna Make A George Jones Outta Me
                                                    17. Lennon Song
                                                    18. Devil Town
                                                    19. Laurie
                                                    20. Story Of An Artist
                                                    21. Funeral Home
                                                    22. Go
                                                    23. My Yoke Is Heavy
                                                    24. Wild West Virginia
                                                    25. I Live My Broken Dreams
                                                    26. Marching Guitars
                                                    27. The Great Tune

                                                    The Kinks

                                                    Muswell Hillbillies (remastered - Stereo)

                                                      The Kinks, Muswell Hillbillies 1971 classic album has been remastered from the original audio source for the albums 50th Anniversary and will be released on heavy weight vinyl for the 9th September via BMG.

                                                      This period’s first Kinks album, Muswell Hillbillies, is for many people their best of all. It conversely looked back on Ray and Dave Davies’ London roots, telling tales of working-class families migrating from the war-torn and redevelopment-ravaged inner city to the strange, leafy suburbs of North London.

                                                      Expertly recreated and retouched original artwork with gatefold sleeve. All audio has been produced by Ray Davies and mastered by Kinks expert Tony Cousins at Metropolis studios.

                                                      The 1CD standalone includes x3 new Ray Davies remixes ‘20th Century Man’, ‘Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues’ & ‘Travelling With My Band’. Brand new sleeve notes with band quotes and photos. 


                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                      LP - Muswell Hillbillies, 1971 Original Album, 2022 Remaster (Stereo)
                                                      A1. 20th Century Man
                                                      A2. Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues
                                                      A3. Holiday
                                                      A4. Skin And Bone
                                                      A5. Alcohol
                                                      A6. Complicated Life
                                                      B1. Here Come The People In Grey
                                                      B2. Have A Cuppa Tea
                                                      B3. Holloway Jail
                                                      B4. Oklahoma U.S.A.
                                                      B5. Uncle Son
                                                      B6. Muswell Hillbilly

                                                      CD - Muswell Hillbillies, 1971 Original Album, 2022 Remaster (Stereo)
                                                      1. 20th Century Man
                                                      2. Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues
                                                      3. Holiday
                                                      4. Skin And Bone
                                                      5. Alcohol
                                                      6. Complicated Life
                                                      7. Here Come The People In Grey
                                                      8. Have A Cuppa Tea
                                                      9. Holloway Jail
                                                      10. Oklahoma U.S.A.
                                                      11. Uncle Son
                                                      12. Muswell Hillbilly
                                                      Bonus Tracks:
                                                      13. 20th Century Man (2022 Mix)
                                                      14. Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues (2022 Mix)
                                                      15. Traveling With My Band (2022 Mix)

                                                      The Kinks

                                                      Everybody’s In Show-biz / Everyboy’s A Star (remastered - Stereo)

                                                        The Kinks’, Everybody’s In Show-Biz – Everybody’s A Star 1971 classic album has been remastered from the original audio source for the album’s 50th Anniversary and will be released as a standalone heavy weight vinyl for the 9th September via BMG.

                                                        Everybody's in Show-Biz is a double album with one record devoted to stories from the road and another devoted to songs from the road. The album includes Ray Davies’ trademark wit, especially in the woozy beginning of "Unreal Reality" or the tongue-in-cheek "Look a Little on the Sunnyside" and the upbeat classic ‘Supersonic Rocket Ship’. Aside from the wit, there's a sense of melancholy running throughout the record, most notably on the album's hit track "Celluloid Heroes."

                                                        Expertly recreated and retouched original artwork with gatefold sleeve. All audio has been produced by Ray Davies and remastered by Kinks experts Kevin Gray at Cohearant. The 1CD standalone includes x1 brand new Ray Davies remix, ‘’Celluloid Heroes’’ and indepth sleeve notes with band quotes and photos. 


                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                        LP1
                                                        A1. Here Comes Yet Another Day
                                                        A2. Maximum Consumption
                                                        A3. Unreal Reality
                                                        A4. Hot Potatoes
                                                        A5. Sitting In My Hotel
                                                        B1. Motorway
                                                        B2. You Don't Know My Name
                                                        B3. Supersonic Rocket Ship
                                                        B4. Look A Little On The Sunny Side
                                                        B5. Celluloid Heroes
                                                        LP2
                                                        C1. Top Of The Pops
                                                        C2. Brainwashed
                                                        C3. Mr. Wonderful
                                                        C4. Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues
                                                        C5. Holiday
                                                        D1. Muswell Hillbilly
                                                        D2. Alcohol
                                                        D3. Banana Boat Song
                                                        D4. Skin And Bone
                                                        D5. Baby Face
                                                        D6. Lola

                                                        1CD – Everybody’s In Show Biz – Everybody’s A Star, 1971 Original Album, 2022 Remaster (Stereo)
                                                        1. Here Comes Yet Another Day
                                                        2. Maximum Consumption
                                                        3. Unreal Reality
                                                        4. Hot Potatoes
                                                        5. Sitting In My Hotel
                                                        6. Motorway
                                                        7. You Don't Know My Name
                                                        8. Supersonic Rocket Ship
                                                        9. Look A Little On The Sunny Side
                                                        10. Celluloid Heroes
                                                        11. Top Of The Pops (live)
                                                        12. Brainwashed (live)
                                                        13. Mr. Wonderful (live)
                                                        14. Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues (live)
                                                        15. Holiday (live)
                                                        16. Muswell Hillbilly (live)
                                                        17. Alcohol (live)
                                                        18. Banana Boat Song (live)
                                                        19. Skin And Bone (live)
                                                        20. Baby Face (live)
                                                        21. Lola (live)
                                                        Bonus Tracks:
                                                        22. Celluloid Heroes (2022 Mix)

                                                        Caribou

                                                        Andorra - 15th Anniversary Edition

                                                          Caribou’s sun-kissed psychedelia album turns 15 this year.

                                                          Review from 2007:
                                                          Caribou, otherwise known as the composer of euphoric, dazzlingly beautiful electronic psychedelia, Dan Snaith, returns with a rousing album, "Andorra". Since releasing the "The Milk Of Human Kindness", The acclaimed album was an affirmation, after the blow delivered by rock relic Handsome 'Dick' Manitoba (who for reasons best known to himself, sued Snaith in 2003 over the use of his previous musical moniker Manitoba, effecting the name change to Caribou), that Snaith's fanbase had remained loyal and what's more, continued to grow.

                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                          Side A
                                                          1. Melody Day
                                                          2. Sandy
                                                          3. After Hours
                                                          4. She's The One
                                                          5. Desiree
                                                          Side B
                                                          6. Eli
                                                          7. Sundialing 8. Irene
                                                          9. Niobe

                                                          Spoon

                                                          Kill The Moonlight - 20th Anniversary Edition

                                                            As part of Matadors Revisionist History series, “Kill The Moonlight” will be released on white vinyl, the first ever coloured vinyl pressing for the albums 20th anniversary.

                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                            Small Stakes
                                                            The Way We Get By
                                                            Something To Look Forward To
                                                            Stay Don't Go
                                                            Jonathan Fisk
                                                            Paper Tiger
                                                            Someone Something
                                                            Don't Let It Get You Down
                                                            All The Pretty Girls Go To The City
                                                            You Gotta Feel It
                                                            Back To The Life
                                                            Vittorio E.

                                                            Reverend Horton Heat

                                                            Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em - 2022 Reissue

                                                              The band’s 1990 debut, ‘Smoke ‘em if You Got ‘em’, made quite the first impression with frantic stand-up bass, fiery guitar playing, and the Rev’s wild howls stirring up a volatile cocktail of ‘50s rockabilly, punk energy, and sly humour. AllMusic said of the album, “it’s all sleaze, it’s all wrong, and it’s all so very, very right,” while, on encountering the hit single ‘Psychobilly Freakout’, Beavis and Butthead raved “This dude is weird!” “Yeah, yeah, he’s like… our kind of people.”

                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                              Bullet
                                                              I’m Mad
                                                              Bad Reputation
                                                              It’s A Dark Day
                                                              Big Dwarf Rodeo
                                                              Psychobilly Freakout
                                                              Put It To Me Straight
                                                              Marijuana
                                                              Baby, You Know Who
                                                              Ear Steak
                                                              “D” For Dangerous
                                                              Love Whip

                                                              Fabienne Delsol

                                                              On My Mind - 2022 Reissue

                                                                Put together in studio down-time and ably backed by Toe Rag's stable of musicians, On My Mind features Fabienne's customary mixture of both English and French lyrics sung with plenty of coquettish charm. The album marks something of a departure from the jaunty beat-pop and ye-ye of her previous albums however, there's a definite autumnal feel to several of the tracks, putting you in mind of what the much mooted Francoise Hardy/Nick Drake collaboration might have yielded. 

                                                                Fabienne Delsol

                                                                Four - 2022 Reissue

                                                                  Four has a more nuanced and mature sound, rooted in Mellotron-drenched psych whilst retaining some snappy French pop and ‘60s garage styles. The original songs are masterfully crafted for Fabienne’s distinct delivery, and both feature a strong ‘60s groove. Carefully chosen covers are lovingly interpreted – take Lyme and Cybelle’s ‘Follow Me’, a heavy-handed garage-folk jaunt, or the stunning take on the Human Beinz’ second album opener ‘Face’. A lifelong devotee of “the Quo”, Fabienne tackles a Spare Parts album track, whilst Francoise Hardy’s smouldering French classic ‘J’ai Fait Du Lui Un Reve’ is ethereally reimagined. 

                                                                  Fabienne Delsol

                                                                  No Time For Sorrows - 2022 Reissue

                                                                    Fabienne moved to London in 1996, almost immediately joining the Bristols, a then studio project consisting of Liam Watson and Ed Deegan, two producer-engineers at Toerag Studios. After two albums, a few singles and several tours of Europe, the Bristols came to an end. Eager to carry on singing, Fabienne went solo. With the help of Liam Watson producing, Fabienne recorded her first album No Time For Sorrows concentrating on a more elaborate but similar style she had previously experienced with the Bristols. 

                                                                    David Sylvian

                                                                    Manafon - 2022 Reissue

                                                                      David Sylvian describes his 2nd solo album for his own Samadhisound label as being: “A modern kind of chamber music. Intimate, dynamic, emotive, democratic, economical”.

                                                                      Recorded in London, Vienna and Tokyo, the 8 songs and 1 instrumental on ‘Manafon’ bring together “the world’s leading improvisors, and innovators, artists who explore free improvisation, space-specific performance and live electronics” including Evan Parker, Keith Rowe, Christian Fennesz, Sachiko M, Otomo Yoshihide, John Tilbury and members of Polwechsel.

                                                                      This is the first time on 180gram vinyl for this 2LP set.

                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                      LP1
                                                                      Side A
                                                                      Small Gods (5:49)
                                                                      The Rabbit Skinner (4:42)
                                                                      Random Acts If Senseless Violence (7:06)
                                                                      Side B
                                                                      The Greatest Living Englishman (10:55)
                                                                      125 Spheres (0:29)
                                                                      LP2
                                                                      Side C
                                                                      Snow White In Appalachia (6:36)
                                                                      Emily Dickinson (6:25)
                                                                      The Department Of Dead Letters (2:26)
                                                                      Side D
                                                                      Manafon (5:23)
                                                                      Random Acts Of Senseless Violence – Dai Fujikura Remix (6:24) 

                                                                      Roxy Music

                                                                      The Best Of - Half Speed Master Edition

                                                                        Glamorous, prolific and hugely influential Roxy Music has exceeded the sum of its considerable parts, defying definition, leaving a lasting impression on British Pop culture.

                                                                        Released for the first time on vinyl The Best Of Roxy Music amalgamates no less than eight studio albums spanning a decade of innovative style and enduring substance.

                                                                        Released on double 180g black vinyl, The Best Of Roxy Music has been re-issued with a fresh half-speed cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios. London. To reflect the audio the artwork has also been revised, complete with a gloss laminate gatefold finish.

                                                                        To coincide with the band celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, Roxy Music’s classic career-encompassing collection from 2001 is available for the first time on vinyl. Containing all of the classic singles including ‘More Than This’, ‘Jealous Guy’, ‘Love Is The Drug’ and ‘Virginia Plain’, and classic album cuts, it’s a definitive testament to one of the most influential and daring artist catalogues of all time. This beautifully presented album includes enhanced artwork and full song lyrics.

                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                        2LP
                                                                        Side A
                                                                        Avalon
                                                                        More Than This
                                                                        Jealous Guy
                                                                        Over You
                                                                        Side B
                                                                        Same Old Scene
                                                                        Oh Yeah
                                                                        Angel Eyes
                                                                        Dance Away
                                                                        Both Ends Burning
                                                                        Side C
                                                                        Love Is The Drug
                                                                        Out Of The Blue
                                                                        All I Want Is You
                                                                        Mother Of Pearl
                                                                        Side D
                                                                        Street Life
                                                                        Do The Strand
                                                                        Pyjamarama
                                                                        Virginia Plain
                                                                        Re-Make/Re-Model

                                                                        Heartbreakers

                                                                        L.A.M.F. - The Found '77 Masters

                                                                          FOUND IN AN ATTIC – a copy master of the original 1977 Track Records tape, without 'mud'! This classic punk album, recorded in London by the band featuring New York Dolls Johnny Thunders and Jerry Nolan, was universally condemned in the music press for having a 'muddy mix' – later found to be a mastering fault. When Track went bust the following year, manager Leee Black Childers burgled the Track Records' Carnaby Street 3rd floor office and liberated the tapes that belonged to him and the band. He found everything – except for the master-tape, which remained undiscovered until last year. Other releases had been from outtakes or remixes.

                                                                          It was released for RSD in 2021 with not enough copies, so now RSD Essentials USA* have selected it as their #25 ‘Essential Vinyl’ album, to satisfy the demand for this recently discovered acclaimed recording.

                                                                          *RSD Essentials is a USA initiative that supplies RSD stores with essential vinyl throughout the year.

                                                                          Clem Burke from Blondie: “L.A.M.F. is one of the most brilliant rock & roll records ever made.”


                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                          Born To Lose
                                                                          Baby Talk
                                                                          All By Myself
                                                                          I Wanna Be Loved
                                                                          It's Not Enough
                                                                          Chinese Rocks
                                                                          Get Off The Phone
                                                                          Pirate Love
                                                                          One Track Mind
                                                                          I Love You
                                                                          Goin' Steady
                                                                          Let Go
                                                                          Can't Keep My Eyes On You
                                                                          Do You Love Me

                                                                          Arthur Verocai

                                                                          Arthur Verocai - 50 Year Anniversary Edition

                                                                            Recorded at Studio Somil, Rio De Janeiro in 1972, the album was produced, arranged, directed by the self-taught, Arthur Verocai. Previously he had worked on many records in various capacities, with artists including Jorge Ben, Ivan Lins and Celia, but this album gave him the chance to do his thing in its most pure form. The 29 minute masterpiece, perfect in its arrangement and fusion of sonics, epitomises the sound of Brazil at the time; strings, guitars, pianos, break beats, bass lines, synthesizers, vocals from the wonderful Célia, Carlos Dafe and Oberdan (Banda Black Rio), plus percussion from Pedro Santos and Paulo Moura on sax.

                                                                            Bossa nova, samba, jazz, MPB, psychedelics and funk sit side by side effortlessly. The album transcends the genre of Brazilian music, and infact all genres. Highlighted in part by the number of artists that have sampled from it; MF Doom, Ludacris & Common, Little Brother, Jneiro Jarel aka Dr Who Dat?, Dibiase and Action Bronson amongst others. The original Continental version of the album now fetch around $2000. Our definitive re-issue is an exact replica of the gatefold original LP and the source master is taken from the Continental tapes, re-mastered in 2012 under Arthur's supervision.

                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                            1. Caboclo
                                                                            2. Pelas Sombras
                                                                            3. Sylvia
                                                                            4. Presente Grego
                                                                            5. Dedicada A Ela
                                                                            6. Seriado
                                                                            7. Na Boca Do Sol
                                                                            8. Velho Parente
                                                                            9. O Mapa
                                                                            10. Karina

                                                                            Popol Vuh

                                                                            Agape-Agape Love-Love - 2022 Reissue

                                                                              Born as Florian Fricke’s brainchild, Popol Vuh needs little introduction, the band stayed active between the late 1960s & late 1990s (until Florian’s passing in 2001).

                                                                              Regarded as pioneers in avant-garde German electronic music, their early works practically laid down the foundations for ‘Kosmische Muzik’ (Space Music) with the then new sounds of the Moog synthesizer joined with ethnic percussions.

                                                                              Later the group evolved to include all kinds of instruments (both electric and acoustic alike) shrouding their music in a spiritual & introspective mystical aura. Popol Vuh influenced many other European bands with their uniquely soft but elaborate instrumentation, which took inspiration from the music of Tibet, Africa and pre-Columbian America. With music sometimes described as “ethereal”, they created soundscapes through psychedelic walls of sound, and are regarded as precursors of contemporary ‘world music’, as well as of ‘new age’ and ‘ambient’.

                                                                              Popol Vuh regularly contributed soundtracks to the films of Werner Herzog that include classics like ‘Aguirre’, ‘Nosferatu’, ‘Heart Of Glass’ & ‘Cobra Verde’.

                                                                              ‘Agape-Love’ was one of Florian Fricke’s favorites, at a point in his life where he was inspired by 13th century Persian poet Rumi. Still utilizing a choir for Gregorian chant-like ethereal intensity — though they sing in Byzantine scales – the band delves deeply into the drone world of Fricke’s sacred music muse. This is an album of many moods/feelings & is a worthy, devastatingly beautiful outing (both introspective & intense at the same time).


                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                              A1. Hand In Hand
                                                                              A2. They Danced, They Laughed, As Of Old
                                                                              A3. Love, Life, Death
                                                                              A4. The Christ Is Near
                                                                              A5. Love-Love
                                                                              B6. Behold, The Drover Summonds
                                                                              B7. Agape-Agape
                                                                              B8. Why Do I Still Sleep
                                                                              B9. Circledance (bonus Track)

                                                                              M. Ward

                                                                              End Of Amensia - 20th Anniversary Remastered Edition

                                                                                M.Ward's second solo enterprise verifies the artist as one of those few songwriters who stand between the cracks of time, where he spins a hallucinatory, new universe out of old-world roots.

                                                                                Indeed, there's a real down- home, unpolished luster to End of Amnesia, both in execution and in songwriting, that gives it a timeless, old- fashioned pallor. And yet there's also something just slightly off in the songs, a strange, disembodied quality that seems to come at least partly from an ulterior place, be it real or imagined. That attribute is precisely what gives the music such a singular, distinctive sound and vision.

                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                End Of Amnesia
                                                                                Color Of Water
                                                                                Half Moon
                                                                                So Much Water
                                                                                Bad Dreams
                                                                                Archangel Tale
                                                                                Silverline
                                                                                Flaming Heart
                                                                                Carolina
                                                                                From A Pirate Radio Sermon, 1989
                                                                                Psalm
                                                                                Ella
                                                                                Seashell Tale
                                                                                O'brien
                                                                                O'brien's Nocturne

                                                                                The Heads

                                                                                Relaxing With... - Black Vinyl Jubilee Edition

                                                                                  Rooster has decided to get the album back in print on vinyl.. but changing the artwork. With some silver foiling and bordering, the single sleeve has been boosted to a sweet gatefold, Rooster also got the Radio 1 sessions from the time remastered, and re-cut along with the huge b-side to their Television 7” “Jellystoned Park”.

                                                                                  From the original reissue sales notes:
                                                                                  “The Heads had self-released a couple of 7"', and then Cargo Uk's inhouse label Headhunter UK got to release a further 7", and then the Debut album in 1996. Amidst a world suffocating in Britpop smarm, the Heads cut a timely swathe with their unkempt rock psychedelique. The album contained 10 tracks of guitar driven, amp destroying rock, with cues taken straight from the US underground, Stooges, MC5, Mudhoney, Pussy Galore, early Monster Magnet too but with a disitinctly British stamp, some of the drone and fuzz from Loop / Spacemen 3, some of the attitude of the Fall, Pink Fairies and Walking Seeds and overlaid with the spaced rock of early Hawkwind. It was obvious that the four members of the Heads were music obsessives. The debut album was recorded at Foel studios (owned by Dave Anderson from Hawkwind) and engineered by Corin Dingley, it was mastered by John Dent at LOUD.”

                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                  LP 1 Original Album: 
                                                                                  Side A:
                                                                                  1. Quad
                                                                                  2. Don't Know Yet
                                                                                  3. Chipped
                                                                                  4. Slow Down
                                                                                  5. U33
                                                                                  Side B:
                                                                                  1. Television
                                                                                  2. Woke Up
                                                                                  3. Widowmaker
                                                                                  4. Taken Too Much
                                                                                  5. Coogan's Bluff

                                                                                  LP 2 Radio Sessions & 7" B-side
                                                                                  Side C: First John Peel Sessions:
                                                                                  1. Chipped (Peel Session, Maida Vale 10/11/95)
                                                                                  2. Widowmaker (Peel Session, Maida Vale 10/11/95)
                                                                                  3. Theme (Peel Session, Maida Vale 10/11/95)
                                                                                  4. Woke Up (Peel Session, Maida Vale 10/11/95)
                                                                                  5. Spliff Riff (Peel Session, Maida Vale 10/11/95)
                                                                                  Side D: More Radio 1 Sessions / B-side:
                                                                                  1. Quad (Live BBC Radio 1 Rock Show, Glasgow 31/03/96)
                                                                                  2. U33 (Live Mark Radcliffe BBC Radio 1, Manchester 02/05/96)
                                                                                  3. Television (Live Mark Radcliffe BBC Radio 1, Manchester 02/05/96)
                                                                                  4. Jellystoned Park ( B-side Of Television 7") 

                                                                                  Goat

                                                                                  World Music (10th Anniversary Abbey Road Remaster)

                                                                                    When the mysterious masked collective calling themselves Goat first emerged in 2012, armed with an incendiary debut album ‘World Music’ and a backstory for the ages – the band’s anonymous members hailing from the remote village of Korpilombo in northern Sweden, where inhabitants had for centuries been devoted to a form of voodoo introduced by a travelling witch doctor – there was, and there still isn’t, anyone else on earth quite like them. Their mythology enticing, their music full of sinuous grooves and manic explosions of fuzz, Goat were outliers from the very beginning.

                                                                                    ‘World Music’ received an avalanche of acclaim with critics, psych heads, outernational crate diggers etc, all left enraptured by its thunderous intensity, conjured from a singular mix of sounds from across the globe.Now, exactly a decade later, Rocket Recordings and the band have decided to dust-off the original recordings of ‘World Music’ and pass them over to the capable hands of the team at the legendary Abbey Road Studios to remaster the tracks and make them shine like they have never before.

                                                                                    The results are better than we could have hoped. New details within the tracks have been revealed and - most importantly - the fuzz is even more explosive than before. You hear every crackle of electricity as it flows through the pedals. ‘World Music’ s famous die-cut sleeve has been updated too, the colours of the eye-popping pattern have been reversed from the original, making this package even more desirable. The album is brimming with tracks now seen as ‘classic’ Goat live favourites. Tracks that have been wowing audiences all over the world; the afrobeat stomp of ‘Disco Fever’ , the fuzz abuse of ‘Goathead’, the post-punk groove of ‘Let it Bleed’, the sing-along repetitive pop of ‘Run to your Mama’ ...From the first note to the last, ‘World Music’ oozes with a sonic confidence rarely seen on a debut album.

                                                                                    Over the last 10 years many bands have tried to recreate the addictive ingredients which make up Goat ’s cosmic soup, but none have ever come close to getting the recipe right. What Goat have is unique. They have an unsurpassed level of authenticity and honesty that makes them stand head and shoulders above all their imitators. They’ve managed to create a sound unrestrained by genre boundaries. There literally is still no other band on earth that sounds quite like them

                                                                                    The Seahorses

                                                                                    Do It Yourself - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                      After John Squire left The Stone Roses, he formed The Seahorses in 1996 together with Stuart Fletcher, Chris Helme and Andy Watts. The year after they released their debut album Do It Yourself, which was produced by Tony Visconti. Visconti had his first hit with T. Rex' “Ride A White Swan” and was involved in many David Bowie productions.

                                                                                      The album was well received and entered the UK Album Charts at #2 and received a Platinum status. It featured three popular singles: “Love Is The Law”, “Blinded By The Sun” and “Love Me And Leave Me”. The latter was Liam Gallagher's first song writing credit. Their success resulted in support slots with The Rolling Stones, U2 and Oasis. Unfortunately, The Seahorses aborded the recordings of their follow-up album to split up due to musical differences.

                                                                                      Do It Yourself is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2022

                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                      I Want You To Know
                                                                                      2 Blinded By The Sun
                                                                                      3 Suicide Drive
                                                                                      4 The Boy In The Picture
                                                                                      5 Love Is The Law
                                                                                      6 Happiness Is Eggshaped
                                                                                      7 Love Me And Leave Me
                                                                                      8 Round The Universe
                                                                                      9 1999
                                                                                      10 Standing On Your Head
                                                                                      11 Hello

                                                                                      The Doors

                                                                                      L.A. Woman - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                        L.A. Woman is the sixth studio album by the American rock band the Doors, released on April 19, 1971, on Elektra Records. L.A. Woman was recorded in November 1970 over six days at the Workshop, the band’s rehearsal space on Santa Monica Boulevard. A success both critically and commercially, the album contains some of the band’s most enduring music, including hits “Riders On The Storm,” “Love Her Madly,” and the title track.

                                                                                        December 2021 saw the release of L.A. Woman (50th Anniversary Deluxe), a new 3-CD/1-LP set to commemorate the album's 50-year anniversary. Featured on the album anniversary set, this 1LP, 180g black vinyl release is the newly remastered breakout of the original studio album.


                                                                                        The Upsetters

                                                                                        Return Of The Super Ape - 2022 Remaster

                                                                                          Return Of The Super Ape is the follow-up album to the highly acclaimed dub album Super Ape. Just like its predecessor, the album was produced by Lee 'Scratch' Perry. It was the last album by The Upsetters before Perry closed down his Black Ark Studio. The album showcases yet again the prodigious production skills of undisputed dub master Lee “Scratch” Perry's insanely layered textures and technical wizardry. With The Upsetters providing their musical backing.

                                                                                          Now freshly remastered and restored for 2022 with original press artwork complete with inner disco sleeve.

                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                          1. Dyon Anaswa (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                          2. Return Of The Super Ape (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                          3. Tell Me Something Good (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                          4. Bird In Hand (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                          5. Crab Yars (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                          6. Jah Jah Ah Natty Dread
                                                                                          7. Psyche & Trim (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                          8. The Lion (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                          9. Huzza A Hanna (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                          10. High Rankin Sammy (2022 Remaster)

                                                                                          Vince Guaraldi

                                                                                          It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                            It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (Music from the Soundtrack) features some of the most iconic tracks in pop culture, including the instantly recognizable “Linus and Lucy,” as well as the languid, lyrical “Great Pumpkin Waltz.” The music was recorded on October 4, 1966 at Desilu’s Gower Street Studio in Hollywood, California by Guaraldi (piano) and his longtime friends and trio sidemen — bassist Monty Budwig and drummer Colin Bailey — joined by Emanuel Klein (trumpet), John Gray (guitar) and Ronald Lang (woodwinds). The entire scoring process was overseen by composer, arranger and conductor John Scott Trotter, well known for a three-decade run as Bing Crosby’s music director and close friend.

                                                                                            The slowdown of the pandemic gave the Mendelson family, (Lee Mendelson was the Executive Producer of the TV Special), an opportunity to dig deep through their archives and they discovered what were previously thought to be lost to time: the original analog session reels for It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. What you will hear on most tracks of this new and improved “best” version of It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown are the musical cues as recorded by Vince and crew before they were edited for the television special, in show order, as well as a selection of alternate takes.

                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                            Side A
                                                                                            1. Linus And Lucy
                                                                                            2. Graveyard Theme
                                                                                            3. Snoopy And The Leaf/Frieda (With The Naturally Curly Hair)
                                                                                            4. The Great Pumpkin Waltz
                                                                                            5. Linus And Lucy (Reprise)
                                                                                            6. Charlie Brown Theme/Charlie Brown Theme (Minor Theme)/Graveyard Theme (Reprise)
                                                                                            7. The Great Pumpkin Waltz (Reprise)
                                                                                            8. The Red Baron/Military Drum March
                                                                                            9. The Great Pumpkin Waltz (2nd Reprise)/The Great Pumpkin Waltz (3rd Reprise)
                                                                                            10. Graveyard Theme (Trick Or Treat) (2nd Reprise)
                                                                                            11. Fanfare/Breathless/ Graveyard Theme (Trick Or Treat) (3rd Reprise)
                                                                                            12. Charlie Brown Theme (Reprise)
                                                                                            Side B
                                                                                            1. Breathless (2nd Reprise)
                                                                                            2. It’s A Long Way To Tipperary/There’s A Long, Long Trail A-Winding/Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag/Roses Of Picardy
                                                                                            3. Graveyard Theme (Trick Or Treat) (4th Reprise)
                                                                                            4. Linus And Lucy (2nd Reprise)/Linus And Lucy (3rd Reprise)
                                                                                            5. Charlie Brown Theme (2nd Reprise)
                                                                                            6. Linus And Lucy (Alternate Take 1)
                                                                                            7. Graveyard Theme (Alternate Take 1)
                                                                                            8. Charlie Brown Theme (Alternate Reprise Take 1)
                                                                                            9. Linus And Lucy (Alternate Take 2)
                                                                                            10. The Great Pumpkin Waltz (Alternate Take 2)
                                                                                            11. Linus And Lucy (Alternate Reprise Take 1)
                                                                                            12. Charlie Brown Theme (Alternate Reprise Take 2)

                                                                                            Pulp

                                                                                            Separations - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                              Pulp’s 1992 album ‘Separations’ is part of the Fire reissue series with unreleased bonus material. Their third and last album on Fire, Pulp had already transformed from their debut ‘It’ through the dark electronic phase of Freaks and were garnering significant momentum. Now critically acclaimed and with a live reputation matched by only a few, most of the songs on Separations sound fully-realised in that undeniably Pulp manner that was soon to be experienced everywhere. And, for the first time, there was an inescapable disco pulse.

                                                                                              This is the transition album where Pulp, caught between a doomed romantic outsider past and an acid-bright future, made an album that brilliantly reflects both. Remastered and repackaged. Liner notes by Everett True. Featuring 4 bonus tracks ‘Death Goes To The Disco’ and ‘Is This House’, as well as an extended version of the single ‘Countdown’ and the previously unreleased ‘Death Comes To Town’. Separations spawned two of Pulps most successful singles to date in ‘Countdown and ‘My Legendary Girlfriend’ with the latter being placed on many top singles of 1991 lists by major music publications. Pulp’s ‘It’ and ‘Freaks’ will be reissued at the same time for the complete Pulp on Fire collection. 

                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                              1. Love Is Blind
                                                                                              2. Don't You Want Me Anymore?
                                                                                              3. She's Dead
                                                                                              4. Separations
                                                                                              5. Down By The River
                                                                                              6. Countdown
                                                                                              7. My Legendary Girlfriend
                                                                                              8. Death II
                                                                                              9. This House Is Condemned
                                                                                              10. Death Goes To The Disco (BONUS)

                                                                                              11. Is This House? (BONUS)
                                                                                              12. Countdown (BONUS Extended Version)
                                                                                              13. Death Comes To Town (BONUS)

                                                                                              Pulp

                                                                                              Freaks - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                Fire are to reissue Pulp's 1987 album 'Freaks' as part of the Fire reissue series with a special 2 disc release, with the second bonus disc packed with singles and B-sides from the Freaks era. Pulp had changed significantly since their debut 'It'. By this time every member bar Jarvis had moved on but the addition of Russell Senior proved to be a pivotal turning point for the band. No longer did Pulp sound pastoral, easy-natured; now they were darkly romantic, brooding, noisy and a little bit Gothic, in the way young folk who brush their hair a certain way are always a little bit Gothic.

                                                                                                Pulp were out-of-tune with the times: but the times didn't satisfy Pulp. The album is quite marvellous. Most of these songs stand the distance of time: it was here, possibly even more than 1992's Separations, that Pulp started coming into their own as a band with a fully-realised aesthetic. The first disc is the original album, unaltered and in its entirety. The second is a bonus disc comprising of tracks from the two big non-album singles from the same era, 'Little Girl (With Blue Eyes)' and 'Dogs are Everywhere'. Two further b-sides 'Tunnel' and 'Manon' complete the second disc for the definitive 'Freaks' period release. Pulp's 'It' and 'Separations' will be reissued at the same time for the complete Pulp on Fire collection.

                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                DISC 1 :

                                                                                                1. Fairground
                                                                                                2. I Want You
                                                                                                3. Being Followed Home
                                                                                                4. Master Of The Universe
                                                                                                5. Life Must Be So Wonderful
                                                                                                6. There's No Emotion
                                                                                                7. Anorexic Beauty
                                                                                                8. The Never Ending Story
                                                                                                9. Don't You Know
                                                                                                10. They Suffocate At Night.

                                                                                                Bonus Disc 2 :

                                                                                                11. Little Girl (With Blue Eyes) (BONUS)
                                                                                                12. Simultaneous (BONUS)
                                                                                                13. Blue Glow (BONUS)
                                                                                                14. The Will To Power (BONUS)
                                                                                                15. Dogs Are Everywhere (BONUS)
                                                                                                16. The Mark Of The Devil (BONUS)
                                                                                                17. 97 Lovers (BONUS)
                                                                                                18. Aborigine (BONUS)
                                                                                                19. Goodnight (BONUS)
                                                                                                20. Tunnel (BONUS)
                                                                                                21. Manon (BONUS)

                                                                                                Units

                                                                                                Digital Stimulation - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                  Futurismo have the privilege to be the first label to ever reissue one of the most sort out and revered electronic albums of the early 1980’s: Digital Stimulation by Units.

                                                                                                  Inspired by punk in ideology, though not necessarily in sound, San Francisco’s Units were a young breed of dystopic visionaries art space prodigies and trash culture futurists set on reshaping sound for a new age. Leading the charge, along with only a couple of others such as Screamers and Chrome, they lit the touch-paper for a new sound, a new scene. A new approach. Equally as influenced by experimental cinema, performance art and Brechtian street theatre as they were the music of Suicide and Devo, Units offered a glorious glimpse into how and what pop music could be. Their influence has stretching all the way through synth punk and new wave pop into the most contemporary electro musicians.

                                                                                                  Originally released in 1980, Digital Stimulation was Units true calling card and masterpiece. Containing the now famous opener ‘High Pressure Days’, this is a time capsule brought up from the dawn of the digi-age; all metronomical rhythms, wry lines and ice-cold delivery…part of a lineage that includes Neu!, Tubeway Army, ‘Being Boiled’-era Human League and Cabaret Voltaire, making this a vital recording for anyone interested in electronic music at all – past or present, with original copies selling at extortionate prices this is a release long overdue.

                                                                                                  The remastered version of this out of print 1980 LP is presented here in a choice of ltd edition coloured vinyl, alongside a CD of the album completely remixed in 2020 by Scott Ryser. This deluxe release also contains a 12pg art booklet containing rare imagery and new liner notes.

                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                  LP
                                                                                                  1. High Pressure Days
                                                                                                  2. Digital Stimulation
                                                                                                  3. Warm Moving Bodies
                                                                                                  4. Go
                                                                                                  5. Mission
                                                                                                  6. Cannibals
                                                                                                  7. Bug Boy
                                                                                                  8. Tight Fit
                                                                                                  9. Passion Or Patterns
                                                                                                  10. Town By The River
                                                                                                  11. Cowboy
                                                                                                  12. I-Night (bonus)
                                                                                                  + CD Of Remixed 2020 Version

                                                                                                  Cassette
                                                                                                  1. High Pressure Days
                                                                                                  2. Digital Stimulation
                                                                                                  3. Warm Moving Bodies
                                                                                                  4. Go
                                                                                                  5. Mission
                                                                                                  6. Cannibals
                                                                                                  7. Bug Boy
                                                                                                  8. Tight Fit
                                                                                                  9. Passion Or Patterns
                                                                                                  10. Town By The River
                                                                                                  11. Cowboy
                                                                                                  12. I-Night (bonus)

                                                                                                  Brand New Heavies

                                                                                                  Brand New Heavies - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                    Brand New Heavies’ seminal self-titled debut album sees full reissue on Acid Jazz, pressed on special edition blue vinyl

                                                                                                    The record exploded in the summer of 1990, defining the the sound of the summer, while establishing both the band and the Acid Jazz label.

                                                                                                    With a fresh take on their influences – ’70s Jazz Funk and Two-Step Soul – combined with a London Warehouse Party vibe, it began the groups journey to international success, with 16 Top 40 hits.

                                                                                                    Includes raw funk cuts ‘BNH’ and ‘Sphynx’, as well as ‘Dream Come True’ and ‘Stay This Way’ – both of which would become US R&B and UK Pop hits.

                                                                                                    Their legacy lives on with their spirit firmly residing in this classic debut LP.

                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                    BNH
                                                                                                    Gimmie One Of Those
                                                                                                    Dream Come True
                                                                                                    Put The Funk Back In It
                                                                                                    People Get Ready
                                                                                                    Ride In The Sky
                                                                                                    Sphynx
                                                                                                    Stay This Way
                                                                                                    Shake Down

                                                                                                    Oasis

                                                                                                    Be Here Now - 25th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                      ‘Be Here Now’ is the third release in the Oasis series ‘Chasing The Sun: 1993-1997’, released on Big Brother Recordings on the 20th anniversary of the first day of the ‘Be Here Now’ recording sessions at Abbey Road Studios.

                                                                                                      Arguably the most anticipated British album release of all time, ‘Be Here Now’ was recorded with producer Owen Morris at Abbey Road Studios, Ridge Farm Studios, and Air Studios between October 1996 and May 1997. Originally mastered by Mike Marsh at The Exchange; the album was then remastered in 2016 by Ian Cooper at Metropolis Studios.  

                                                                                                      Originally released at midnight on Thursday August 21st 1997, ‘Be Here Now’ sold 700,000 copies in just 3 days and remains, to this day, the fastest selling UK album on release. To date it has sold over 8 million copies worldwide. Oasis released three singles from the album, two of which - ‘D’You Know What I Mean?’ and ‘All Around The World’ – charted at No.1, with ‘Stand By Me’ reaching No.2.

                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                      DISC 1
                                                                                                      SIDE A
                                                                                                      1. D'You Know What I Mean?
                                                                                                      2. My Big Mouth 
                                                                                                      3. Magic Pie
                                                                                                      SIDE B
                                                                                                      1. Stand By Me
                                                                                                      2. I Hope, I Think, I Know 
                                                                                                      3. The Girl In The Dirty Shirt
                                                                                                      DISC 2
                                                                                                      SIDE C
                                                                                                      1. Fade In-Out 
                                                                                                      2. Don't Go Away
                                                                                                      3. Be Here Now
                                                                                                      SIDE D
                                                                                                      1. All Around The World 
                                                                                                      2. It's Gettin' Better (Man!!) 
                                                                                                      3. All Around The World (Reprise)

                                                                                                      Fela Kuti

                                                                                                      Roforofo Fight - 50th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                        By 1972, when Music of Fela: Roforofo Fight was originally released (on two vinyl albums, Music of Fela Volume One and Volume Two), Fela was becoming one of the most avidly followed musicians in West Africa. His audience came from among the region's urban poor, the "sufferheads" living in the shanty towns around the major cities, along with growing numbers of students and political dissenters. Fela championed, and sang about the problems of, oppressed and exploited people and denounced the ruling elites lording it over them, with their seemingly endemic corruption and their ready use of violence to crush dissent. Because he generally sang in Broken English rather than Yoruba, and adopted an increasingly pan-Africanist outlook, his message resonated throughout Anglophone Africa.

                                                                                                        The 50th-anniversary reissue of Roforofo Fight is pressed on double yellow & green vinyl. Side D features singles "Shenshema" and "Ariya" on vinyl for the first time. The two tracks were originally released as a 7" single in 1972 and later featured in the CD reissue of "Roforofo Fight / The Fela Singles".

                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                        SIDE A:
                                                                                                        1. Roforofo Fight

                                                                                                        SIDE B:
                                                                                                        1. Go Slow

                                                                                                        SIDE C:
                                                                                                        1. Question Jam Answer
                                                                                                        2. Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am

                                                                                                        SIDE D:
                                                                                                        1. Shenshema
                                                                                                        2. Ariya

                                                                                                        Cherry Ghost

                                                                                                        Thirst For Romance - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                          Heavenly Recordings release a vinyl repressing of Cherry Ghost’s classic debut Thirst For Romance. This is the first time this album has been pressed on vinyl since its release fifteen years ago when a very small number of double vinyl sets were manufactured.

                                                                                                          When Thirst For Romance (Simon Aldred’s debut album as Cherry Ghost) arrived in July 2007, it sounded out of step with so much of its musical surroundings - a world of X Factor winners and Favourite Worst Nightmares; Umbrellas and In Rainbows.

                                                                                                          Simon’s album came from a different place to everything else - it was a soul record, in so much as it was from the soul, and about the human soul. And it was a proudly Northern record - a fact celebrated in the sound of Simon’s voice and the people and places that populated his songs. While the music might have evoked glorious vistas and wide open spaces, the view here was very much the post-industrial North. Fifteen years after its release, Thirst For Romance musically sounds out of time, while Simon’s lyrics resonate more deeply now more than ever.

                                                                                                          Thirst For Romance was co-produced by Simon Aldred and Dan Austin. The album’s glorious breakout track People Help The People - a prescient call for hope and empathy - gained a second life when covered by the artist Birdy. Doves frontman Jimi Goodwin plays drums on Mathematics and People Help The People.

                                                                                                          Jeff Barrett on Cherry Ghost: “I saw Simon playing live and I loved it. I really loved it. It pushed all my Southern Soul buttons but it was coming via Bolton. He was singing blue collar love songs really in a similar way to how someone like Dan Penn sang them about the south. He was just singing about the north of England and painting these great pictures of Northern working class life and delivering them with this brilliant voice. After the show I hogged him, I didn’t want to let him out of my sight.”

                                                                                                          Simon Aldred on Thirst For Romance: When I was writing the songs that became Thirst For Romance, I was very introspective, and finding Manchester claustrophobic. The light, the slate grey skies… it felt like there was a lid on it. And on me. The scope of the music I was writing made it easier for me to breathe. It allowed me to stretch my imagination and reach for something more.

                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                          A1 Thirst For Romance
                                                                                                          A2 4am
                                                                                                          A3 Mountain Bird
                                                                                                          B1 People Help The People
                                                                                                          B2 Roses
                                                                                                          B3 Dead Man’s Suit
                                                                                                          C1 Alfred The Great
                                                                                                          C2 Here Come The Romans
                                                                                                          C3 False Alarm
                                                                                                          D1 Mary On The Mend
                                                                                                          D2 Mathematics

                                                                                                          R.E.M.

                                                                                                          Chronic Town EP - 40th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                            Featuring such adored classics in the band’s repertoire as “Gardening At Night”, “Wolves, Lower” and “1,000,000,” the five song EP, as Rolling Stone noted, “served notice that R.E.M. was an outfit to watch.” As a debut release, R.E.M.’s Chronic Town was an anomaly… a record that didn’t quite fit into the constraints of what was played on the radio. So instead of trying to fit into a genre, R.E.M. helped create their own: College Rock. The follow-up to their breakthrough single “Radio Free Europe” which was released in 1981, Chronic Town served as the entry point to what would become one of Alternative Rock’s biggest bands. “One might fancifully say that Chronic Town was the sound of an expedition, ready for anything, setting forth,” says Easter fondly about the EP. “If R.E.M. ‘Radio Free Europe’ single was a signpost, the Chronic Town EP was the atlas.”

                                                                                                            Introducing their arpeggiated guitar playing, cryptic and often indecipherable lyrics, and radiant choruses that would soon emerge as signatures of the classic R.E.M. sound, Chronic Town is the sound of a restless band, chock full of ideas, operating on a post-collegiate budget. Charmingly ragged and refreshingly immediate, it established the band indelibly upon impact. “Wolves, Lower” opens the EP with Michael Stipe’s trademark impressionistic and idiosyncratic lyrics, while Mike Mills’ rubbery bass lines and Peter Buck’s jangly Rickenbacker keeps Bill Berry’s unpredictable drumming in check. It’s this combination that would not only fuel the band for subsequent decades but make them equally as dependable as songsmiths. Serving as a template for ‘80s college jangle pop, “Gardening At Night” forged a style that combined heartily strummed rhythm guitars with a meandering bass line that proved to be a solid blueprint for college bands to come.

                                                                                                            Critically hailed both upon release and in retrospect, Chronic Town heralded “a great band planting their flag in the ground, an historic landmark that portended great things that actually came” (Stereogum). The Stranger praised “everything about the EP, from its gnomic, blue-tinted cover art, to its restlessly discursive music, to the fact that the two sides both had their own titles (‘Chronic Town’ and ‘Poster Torn’), was not only good on its own merits, but an excellent influence in favor of obscurantism and understatement.” Chronic Town’s impact and influence on the future of alternative music is uncontested and described by Magnet Magazine as “essentially a template for the entire indie-rock movement.”


                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                            1. Wolves, Lower
                                                                                                            2. Gardening At Night
                                                                                                            3. Carnival Of Sorts (Boxcars)
                                                                                                            4. 1,000,000
                                                                                                            5. Stumble 

                                                                                                            DIIV

                                                                                                            Oshin - 10th Anniversary Reissue

                                                                                                              On June 26 2012, DIIV released their seminal debut record, Oshin . The album received critical acclaim from Pitchfork granting it “Best New Music,” NME ranked it in the Top 10 among its “Albums of the Year,” and it positioned DIIV as a central influence on the sound and aesthetic of the 2010s Brooklyn indie music scene.

                                                                                                              Beginning in 2011 as the nom-de-plume of Z. Cole Smith, musical provo - cateur and frontman of the atmospheric and autumnally-charged four- piece, DIIV created instant vibrations in the blog-world with their impressionistic debut single “Sometime.” DIIV craft a sound that is at once familial and frost-bitten. Indebted to classic kraut, dreamy Creation- records psychedelia, and the primitive-crunch of late-80s Seattle, the band walk a divisive yet perfectly fused patch of classic-underground influence on their debut LP.

                                                                                                              To commemorate the 10th anniversary, this limited edition 2xLP combines the Oshin tracklist with the original Oshin demos recorded by Smith, and two live cuts recorded at storied Brooklyn DIY venue Shea Stadium - including the never before released “Yuk”.

                                                                                                              The expansive packaging includes a craft paper die-cut widespine housed in a clear printed PVC sleeve, vinyl pressed on blue marble (to commemorate the very first limited edition pressing of Oshin on Captured Tracks), a DIIV “Fuck The World” poster, and a retrospective booklet with archival photos, reflections from each bandmember, new writing from the original “Oshin” poet, Madeline Jones, and exanded liners by Shaad D’Souza

                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                              LP1:
                                                                                                              1. (Druun)
                                                                                                              2. Past Lives
                                                                                                              3. Human
                                                                                                              4. Air Conditioning
                                                                                                              5. How Long Have You Known
                                                                                                              6. Wait
                                                                                                              7. Earthboy
                                                                                                              8. (Druun Pt II)
                                                                                                              9. Follow
                                                                                                              10. Sometime
                                                                                                              11. Oshin (Subsume)
                                                                                                              12. Doused 13. Home

                                                                                                              LP2:
                                                                                                              1. (Druun) (Demo)
                                                                                                              2. Past Lives (Demo)
                                                                                                              3. Human (Demo)
                                                                                                              4. Air Conditioning (Demo)
                                                                                                              5. How Long Have You Known (Demo)
                                                                                                              6. Wait (Demo)
                                                                                                              7. Earthboy (Demo)
                                                                                                              8. (Druun Pt II) (Demo)
                                                                                                              9. Follow (Demo)
                                                                                                              10. Sometime (Demo)
                                                                                                              11. Oshin (Subsume) (Demo)
                                                                                                              12. Doused (Demo)
                                                                                                              13. Home (Demo)
                                                                                                              14. Yuk (Live At Shea Sta - Dium 07-29-11)
                                                                                                              15. Sometime (Live At Shea Stadium 11-29-11 )

                                                                                                              Leatherface

                                                                                                              Minx - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                Re-writing the rule book when it came to punk requisites, Leatherface combined passion, angst and power with undeniable songwriting and technical prowess.

                                                                                                                Led by wordsmith Frankie Stubbs their explosive hooks and thrashing guitars quickly became their trademark and made them one of the most exhilarating UK bands of the 90s.

                                                                                                                Arriving at the peak of their career, ‘Minx’ channelled Stubbs’ love for Joy Division and features their much loved fourth bassist, former Snuff band member Andy Crichton.

                                                                                                                A lost classic, it brought with it a more emotional direction to their sound which was released on the brink of the band’s hiatus.

                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                Side A
                                                                                                                A1 Wallflower
                                                                                                                A2 Books
                                                                                                                A3 Fat, Earthy, Flirt
                                                                                                                A4 Do The Right Thing
                                                                                                                A5 Evil That Men Do
                                                                                                                A6 Heaven Sent
                                                                                                                Side B
                                                                                                                B1 Don't Work
                                                                                                                B2 A Sad Day Indeed
                                                                                                                B3 Skin Deep
                                                                                                                B4 Dustbin Modo
                                                                                                                B5 A Cartoon (With The Pain)
                                                                                                                B6 Pale Moonlight

                                                                                                                Shit And Shine

                                                                                                                Ladybird - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                  17th anniversary remaster. New sleeve artwork with photos by Steve Gullick and pressed on dirty white vinyl.

                                                                                                                  Ladybird ... one perfect heavy as fuck hypnotic riff played over and over and over and over across 2 sides of an LP.

                                                                                                                  Back when Shit And Shine formed, the idea was basically to sound like their heroes DRUNKS WITH GUNS and STRANGULATED BEATOFFS, using that same basic formula. A big dumb ass catchy riff played over and over until the joke gets old ... then keep going.

                                                                                                                  Recorded live at Southern Studios, London (fun fact: the same room where BAUHAUS recorded 'Bela Lugosi's Dead'!) in 2004 with just two basses, a snare drum, a huge cardboard box and a tiny toy Casio sa-1 keyboard (using the "airplane" sound hitting the same key over and over for 41 minutes)
                                                                                                                  Some still say it's the best thing shit and shine has ever done. I'm not arguing.

                                                                                                                  Originally released on CD, and super limited vinyl waaay back in 2005. This was Shit And Shine's second release and it sold out REAL quick.

                                                                                                                  Remastered and beefed the hell up by Craig Clouse at Shit And Shine Ranch 2022.


                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                  A. Ladybird Part 1 (15:52)
                                                                                                                  B. Ladybird Part 2 (25:30)

                                                                                                                  The Groundhogs

                                                                                                                  Hogwash - Reissue

                                                                                                                    Packaged in tri-fold sleeve that replicates the original 1971 release and featuring an extra disc of live BBC recordings from the same era. 50-year anniversary vinyl release of the original power trio’s second incarnation, now expanded with BBC In Concert versions of the album’s key tracks. An epic milestone and key prog rock definer, fusing their blues rock roots and their finely honed electric sound of the early ‘70s. This limited release replicated the original 1971 packaging, with a tri-fold sleeve, an absolute essential for fans of this seminal act

                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                    1 I Love Miss Ogyny
                                                                                                                    2 You Had A Lesson
                                                                                                                    3 The Ringmaster
                                                                                                                    4 3744 James Road
                                                                                                                    5 Sad Is The Hunter
                                                                                                                    6 S'one Song
                                                                                                                    7 Earth Shanty
                                                                                                                    8 Mr. Hooker Sir John
                                                                                                                    9 Sad Is The Hunter (BBC In Concert, 7th December 1972)
                                                                                                                    10 I Love Miss Ogyny (BBC In Concert, 7th December 1972)
                                                                                                                    11 You Had A Lesson (BBC In Concert, 7th December 1972)
                                                                                                                    12 Earth Shanty (BBC In Concert, 7th December 1972)
                                                                                                                    13 3744 James Road (BBC In Concert, 7th December 1972)

                                                                                                                    Duet Emmo

                                                                                                                    Or So It Seems

                                                                                                                      Duet Emmo is the legendary collaboration between Bruce Gilbert and Graham Lewis (both of Wire and Dome) and Daniel Miller (The Normal and founder/owner of Mute). The album was originally released in 1983, and was the act’s only release. The result was the perfect amalgamation of Miller's hard-line electronics and Gilbert and Lewis' abstract and sparse textures, exhibiting why the anagrammatic combination of Dome and Mute was a fitting name for this project. 

                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                      1 Hill Of Men
                                                                                                                      2 Or So It Seems
                                                                                                                      3 Friano
                                                                                                                      4 The First Person
                                                                                                                      5 A.N.C.
                                                                                                                      6 Long Sledge
                                                                                                                      7 Gatemmo
                                                                                                                      8 Last's Card
                                                                                                                      9 Heart Of Hearts (Or So It Seems)

                                                                                                                      William Doyle

                                                                                                                      The Dream Derealised - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                        It’s nearing a decade since William Doyle released his Mercury Music Prize nominated debut album, Total Strife Forever, as East India Youth in 2014. A year later, he had toured the world and was releasing his second album, Culture of Volume, but it would be another four years before Doyle returned with his third full album, and the first official release under his own name. The dizzyingly ambitious Your Wilderness Revisited arrived in 2019 and was followed last year by the artpop masterpiece, Great Spans of Muddy Time.

                                                                                                                        In the years between leaving the old project behind and re-emerging under his own name, Doyle self-released a string of ambient-leaning albums, The Dream Derealised, Lightnesses Vol I & II and Near Future Residence, which are now to receive a first vinyl pressing via Tough Love as both a highly limited four LP box set, titled ‘Slowly Arranged: 2016-19’, and as separate albums.

                                                                                                                        The Dream Derealised is a collection of nine abstract, lo-fi pieces that were recorded during the summer of 2016, when focusing on creating them helped guide Doyle through a “difficult period of anxiety, panic and a regular dissociative feeling called derealisation.” At the time, doing something creative in a quick and immediate fashion felt vital to Doyle, carrying him to a new place: “I’m releasing them now as a cathartic measure, and as a message for others who may be going through difficult times themselves. What I told myself at the time, what I can tell you now: You are not in danger. You are not going insane. You are not alone.”


                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                        1. Seeing Spectral
                                                                                                                        2. Everything Tilted
                                                                                                                        3. Flexford Looping
                                                                                                                        4. A Silence Of Vision
                                                                                                                        5. Derealisation LKX
                                                                                                                        6. I No Longer Knew What To Do
                                                                                                                        7. Field Open Wide
                                                                                                                        8. Don’t Get Carried Away
                                                                                                                        9. All To Be Footnotes 

                                                                                                                        William Doyle

                                                                                                                        Lightnesses I & II - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                          It’s nearing a decade since William Doyle released his Mercury Music Prize nominated debut album, Total Strife Forever, as East India Youth in 2014. A year later, he had toured the world and was releasing his second album, Culture of Volume, but it would be another four years before Doyle returned with his third full album, and the first official release under his own name. The dizzyingly ambitious Your Wilderness Revisited arrived in 2019 and was followed last year by the artpop masterpiece, Great Spans of Muddy Time.

                                                                                                                          In the years between leaving the old project behind and re-emerging under his own name, Doyle self-released a string of ambient-leaning albums, The Dream Derealised, Lightnesses Vol I & II and Near Future Residence, which are now to receive a first vinyl pressing via Tough Love as both a highly limited four LP box set, titled ‘Slowly Arranged: 2016-19’, and as separate albums.

                                                                                                                          Lightnesses Vol. I & II sees Doyle create what we might understand as true ambient music – that is, music intended for the background that wasn’t composed as such, but allowed to blossom out of the setting of some rules and parameters, played by sounds he created and then resampled. The deceptively simple, droning pieces are unlike anything Doyle has made before or since. “During their creation I’d often take photographs of the light coming in through the windows of the two houses I lived in during their creation. I’d post these on social media and they became quite popular parts of my output. This music was intended to accompany those visuals. The first volume’s photo is a double exposure of the sun shining in on my notebook and my hand, whereas the photo for the second volume was taken in Joshua Tree Park, California as I saw our tail lights illuminate one of the trees.”

                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                          Disc 1)
                                                                                                                          1. Aisles Of White
                                                                                                                          2. Number Of Harmony,
                                                                                                                          Disc 2)
                                                                                                                          3. History Of Change
                                                                                                                          4. Winter Of Fullness

                                                                                                                          William Doyle

                                                                                                                          Near Future Residence - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                            It’s nearing a decade since William Doyle released his Mercury Music Prize nominated debut album, Total Strife Forever, as East India Youth in 2014. A year later, he had toured the world and was releasing his second album, Culture of Volume, but it would be another four years before Doyle returned with his third full album, and the first official release under his own name. The dizzyingly ambitious Your Wilderness Revisited arrived in 2019 and was followed last year by the artpop masterpiece, Great Spans of Muddy Time.

                                                                                                                            In the years between leaving the old project behind and re-emerging under his own name, Doyle self-released a string of ambient-leaning albums, The Dream Derealised, Lightnesses Vol I & II and Near Future Residence, which are now to receive a first vinyl pressing via Tough Love as both a highly limited four LP box set, titled ‘Slowly Arranged: 2016-19’, and as separate albums.

                                                                                                                            Near Future Residence is music for an imagined place based on real ideas; the soundtrack for an ecologically sustainable housing development somewhere in a not-too-distant future Britain. The eleven instrumental pieces here come from a place of optimism, imagining a future that is based on cooperation, community and ecological urbanism. It's music intended to sit in this imagined environment rather than impose upon it, similar in principle to the function of Kankyō Ongaku (Japanese environmental music). The ideas contained on Near Future Residence laid the groundwork for - and can be seen as a companion piece to - the album Your Wilderness Revisited, released to critical acclaim in 2019. Doyle explains how the pieces “were composed in entirely generative ways using samples of instruments, synthesisers and field recordings I've collected and developed throughout 2018. In generative composition, rules are set and parameters are chosen and then put into motion, the results constantly changing and surprising.”

                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                            1. Flexford Forest Community Choir
                                                                                                                            2. Cadence Gardens, 2026
                                                                                                                            3. Sightings At Tangmere Close
                                                                                                                            4. Music For The 3rd Floor Atrium
                                                                                                                            5. Rose Building Improv Group
                                                                                                                            6. Next Door’s Granular Band Practice
                                                                                                                            7. Hocombe Astral Projection Society (Abridged)
                                                                                                                            8. New European Optimism
                                                                                                                            9. Derwenthorpe Rainwater Harvest
                                                                                                                            10. Municipal Harmonics
                                                                                                                            11. Near Future Residence

                                                                                                                            Pavement

                                                                                                                            Slanted & Enchanted - 30th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                                              This 30th Anniversary Edition of the Pavement full-length debut marks the beginning of Matador Revisionist History 2022, a catalog series that includes releases from Yo La Tengo, Interpol and Spoon this year. 

                                                                                                                              In 1992 "Slanted And Enchanted", arguably the first and best release of 90s 'slacker rock', felt like a compendium of all the very best post-punk moments from the previous fifteen years as well as a surprising new combination of wit, absurdism, noise and pop. All these years later, the album is still fresh, still exciting and still makes most of the competition sound derivative and lazy. So to summarise; still slanted, still enchanting.




                                                                                                                              STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                              Laura says: It's easy to forget just how different Pavement sounded to their 'indie' contemporaries back in '92 when this LP was first released. Their angular, abstract art rock and Steven Malkmus' witty, absurdist lyrics were a breath of fresh air and have subsequently influenced a whole heap of bands down the years.
                                                                                                                              30 years on and it still sounds as fresh as it did back then and is there a more perfect soundtrack to the summer sunshine than "Summer Babe"?
                                                                                                                              Check out that splatter vinyl too!!!!

                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                              Side A
                                                                                                                              1. Summer Babe
                                                                                                                              2. Trigger Cut/Wounded-Kite At :17
                                                                                                                              3. No Life Singed Her
                                                                                                                              4. The Mouth A Desert
                                                                                                                              5. Conduit For Sale!
                                                                                                                              6. Zürich Is Stained
                                                                                                                              7. Chesley's Little Wrists

                                                                                                                              Side B
                                                                                                                              1. Loretta's Scars
                                                                                                                              2. Here
                                                                                                                              3. Two States
                                                                                                                              4. Perfume-V
                                                                                                                              5. Fame Throwa
                                                                                                                              6. Jackals, False Grails: The Lonesome Era
                                                                                                                              7. Our Singer

                                                                                                                              Faust

                                                                                                                              The Faust Tapes - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                There's something perversely fabulous about the thought of this warped masterwork wandering into 60,000 unsuspecting British homes in 1973. Faust's second-and-a-half album hit the shops to celebrate their signing to the nascent Virgin Records, who were looking to take advantage of the zeitgeist for German music at that time. Undeterred by the fact the band's unwillingness to engage with the commercial landscape had seen them dropped from Polydor, Branson and co cooked up a suitably spectacular marketing strategy, selling the LP for 49p, the bargain price of a single. Shoppers flocked in their thousands to grab a copy, raced home and then spent the next forty five minutes checking their tracking, banging the speakers and blowing the needle, all to no avail. Do not adjust your set - This is Faust.

                                                                                                                                What was lurking within the grooves was a condensed collage of outtakes, oddities, sketches and samples previously known to the band's nearest and dearest as 'The Faust Party Tapes' - and how you wish you'd been to those parties. Cacophonous keys and roaring drones splinter into a deranged hybrid of tumbling toms and yelping vocals; committed experimentalism which in no way prepares you for the beautiful ballad which follows. Armed with acoustic guitar, playful piano and panning vocals, Faust fashion a pastoral idyll imbued with the most profound yearning.

                                                                                                                                "Flashback Caruso" brims with Byrds-ian jangle and Syd's psychedelia, its non-sensical English lending the piece a Confucian lyricism perfect for expanded minds. And just as the soaring, searing solo suggests we're on route to eternity, the group snap, crackle and pop into another rabid découpage. Sliced and spliced between TV snippets, dissonant trumpet and the sound of someone pissing, the utterly freaky fuzz-rock of "J'ai Mal Aux Dents" sounds positively radio-friendly, far less far out than if it were encountered alone. Compared to the non-musical madness beside it, this thrash-jazz trance dance makes perfect sense, as does the corrosive breakbeat of "Two Drums, Bass, Organ", a mutant funk workout which rivals Can in an all- German dance off. The progressive and symphonic "Dr. Schwitters", dissected by fragments of dissonant process music, haunted vocal takes and the proto-industrial grind of "Elerimomuvid", charts a course for the dark side of the moon more suited to the serious cosmonauts of the world. Then the record freefalls into disorienting drum workouts, mixing desk experiments and a wicked premonition of no-wave jazz ("Hermann's Lament") before taking slight respite in the beauty of "Rudolf Der Pianist" and "I've Heard That One Before".

                                                                                                                                The particles of prepared piano, power tools and tape echo continue to cascade through the soundspace, gradually building into the final trilogy of "Stretch Out Time", "Der Baum" and "Chère Chambre", which return to conventional song structure, albeit in the group's typically twisted style. Once again though, in comparison to the wonderfully weird pieces which precede them, these three tracks are entirely accessible, and in this lies the brilliance of the LP. It doesn't just succeed as a conceptual prank, or musical prediction, but by an expert balancing act between the profane and profound, presents its most accomplished moments in their most intelligible form.

                                                                                                                                For the open minds and eager ears, Faust's cryptic charm had been laid bare, and the heads had a new favourite band.

                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                1. Several Hands On Our Piano
                                                                                                                                2. Don't
                                                                                                                                3. Flashback Caruso
                                                                                                                                4. Voices And Trumpet And All
                                                                                                                                5. J'ai Mal Aux Dents
                                                                                                                                6. Beim Nächsten Ton Ist Es…
                                                                                                                                7. Two Drums, Bass, Organ
                                                                                                                                8. Dr. Schwitters Intro
                                                                                                                                9. Several Hands On Our Piano (Continued)
                                                                                                                                10. Beam Me Up, Scotty
                                                                                                                                11. Elerimomuvid
                                                                                                                                12. Dr. Schwitters (Continued)
                                                                                                                                13. Have A Good Time, Everybody
                                                                                                                                14. Above And Under Our Piano
                                                                                                                                15. Hermanns Lament
                                                                                                                                16. Donnerwetter
                                                                                                                                17. Was Ist Hier Los?
                                                                                                                                18. Rudolf Der Pianist
                                                                                                                                19. Ricochets
                                                                                                                                20. I've Heard That One Before
                                                                                                                                21. Watch Your Step
                                                                                                                                22. Under Our Piano Again
                                                                                                                                23. Fluid Chorus
                                                                                                                                24. Stretch Out Time
                                                                                                                                25. Der Baum
                                                                                                                                26. Chère Chambre

                                                                                                                                Jane Weaver

                                                                                                                                The Silver Globe - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                  When a handful of broadsheet music columns and reputable blog pages began tomention the vaguely familiar name Jane Weaver in the ‘Here’s One We Missed’-themed features during 2014’s End Of Year round-ups, it became quickly apparent that the singer’s concept album,‘The Silver Globe’, had already independently garnered a ‘must have’ status amongst virtually any self respecting music buyers. But unlike so many other big label campaigns that vied for PR attention viaego-fuelled video promos and down your throat advertising, this unassuming, dedicated, focused piece of experimental female vocal pop was in no way spoon fed to editors nor playlisters. Nor did it fall within the lines of what might have been considered fashionable or culturally relevant.

                                                                                                                                  ‘The Silver Globe’ defied species, and for once, was judged on its own merit as a brilliant uncompromising pop record. The sixth album by a long-standing pillar of the North West music scene (loosely based on a lost Polish dystopian feature film and a French novella featuring a personnel of vintage Atari music composers next to Australian synth pioneers) was a simply typical product of the way Jane Weaver has always operated - as an independent and resilient female experimental songwriter, on her own label, on the outskirts of anything that resembles a music industry. Throughout her twenty-year career she has stayed focused, avoided whimsical fads and distractions and used her experience to work as hard as she can when she can. By Christmas ‘The Silver Globe’ had been announced as Piccadilly Records’ Best Album Of The Year, earned a Worldwide Top Ten Track Of The Year accolade by Gilles Peterson, gleaned across the board full-stars and thumbs up from the music press, benefitted unanimous repeat plays from virtually every specialist DJ on 6 Music (amongst many more global radio stations), found DJ mix support from Andrew Weatherall, and filled most of the pages in a twelve month diary with gig and festival requests. Meanwhile, Jane’s own BirdImprint (via Finders Keepers) had to worked around the clock to keep up with stock demands of her new (and old) music. Album collaborators such as David Holmes, Andy Votel and BC Camplight shared gushing pride in the project and with this unanimous critical support (and long earned respect) Jane reacted in the only way she knows best - to keep creating.

                                                                                                                                  STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                  Andy says: An incredible album, a concept album, a whole world of dreams, a portal. With analogue synths, Krautrock grooves, strange wonky disco and whispy, dislocated folk, Jane created a world of sound you couldn't help but fall in love with and ultimately lose yourself in. The song-writing is top notch, the production incredible, the artwork absolutely beautiful. Everything is perfect about this record.

                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                  1. The Silver Globe
                                                                                                                                  2. Argent
                                                                                                                                  3. The Electric Mountain
                                                                                                                                  4. If Only We Could Be In Love
                                                                                                                                  5. Don’t Take My Soul
                                                                                                                                  6. Cells
                                                                                                                                  7. Mission Desire
                                                                                                                                  8. Stealing Gold
                                                                                                                                  9. Arrows
                                                                                                                                  10. Your Time In This Life Is Just
                                                                                                                                  11. Temporary

                                                                                                                                  Jane Weaver

                                                                                                                                  The Amber Light - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                    ‘The Amber Light’: Originally issued as a limited CD only bonus disc for ‘The Silver Globe’ album global re-release and a subsequent vinyl pressing, ‘The Amber Light’ surprised fans expecting B-sidesand outtakes with what, for many, stood up as its own isolated project, including some of Jane’s bestmaterial to date, including the pulsating synth anthem ‘I Need A Connection’, which since became aradio favourite also appearing on film and fashion shows throughout the latter half of 2015.

                                                                                                                                    ‘The Amber Light’ also included further collaborations with Finders Keepers’ Andy Votel, as well aslong awaited collaborations with Atari / Star Wars synthesist Suzanne Ciani, Tom Furse (keyboardistfrom The Horrors) and Sean Canty from Demdike Stare. Recorded over the course of two long weekends between tours with her custom-built band operating atan energetic optimum, ‘The Amber Light’ captures Jane exuding the passion, experimentalism andjustified confidence which is instantly reflected with some of her best songwriting to date. Currently gearing up for a US tour and within the final throes of recording a brand-new LP for FireRecords, it is a very exciting time for this unique multi-tasking independent female composer whoseloyal long-running fanbase multiplies with everyy closely recorded breath. Trepidation is not requiredhere, ‘The Amber Light’ means you can go.

                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                    1. La Pomme D’Argent
                                                                                                                                    2. I Need A Connection
                                                                                                                                    3. You Are Dissolved
                                                                                                                                    4. Cascade In Dark
                                                                                                                                    5. Argent (Tom Furse
                                                                                                                                    6. Extrapolation)
                                                                                                                                    7. The Amber Light (Edit)
                                                                                                                                    8. Parade Of Blood Red Sorrows
                                                                                                                                    9. Neotantrik Globes (Excerpt)

                                                                                                                                    Beastie Boys

                                                                                                                                    Check Your Head - 30th Anniversary

                                                                                                                                      NOT FOR SALE ONLINE - PRICE IS £117.99 - See Instore for ordering details...

                                                                                                                                      To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Beastie Boys’ multi-platinum album Check Your Head, UMC release a limited-edition reissue of the rare 4LP deluxe version of the album, originally released in 2009 as an artist store exclusive. The long out-of-print and much sought-after box set features the 2009 remaster of the original double album, plus two extra LPs of bonus content including remixes, live versions, and B-sides. All four LPs are pressed on 180-gram vinyl and housed in a fabric wrapped, stamped, hardcover case.

                                                                                                                                      Originally released in April 1992, Check Your Head was a milestone for Beastie Boys on multiple levels: It was their first album to be produced, in its entirety, by Beastie Boys with Mario Caldato Jr. and to feature keyboard player Keyboard Money Mark, as well as the first to be recorded at the band’s own G-Son studios in Atwater Village, CA. Most significantly, however, Check Your Head marked the return of live instrumentation to the forefront and backbone of the Beastie Boys sound, with the bulk of the album featuring Mike D on drums, Adrock on guitar and MCA on bass for the first time since the band’s early 1980s hardcore punk recordings.

                                                                                                                                      Max Tundra

                                                                                                                                      Mastered By Guy At The Exchange - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                        Max Tundra, aka Ben Jacobs, announces the reissue of his first three studio albums: the uncategorisable 2000 debut ‘Some Best Friend You Turned Out To Be’, 2002’s breakthrough ‘Mastered by Guy at The Exchange’, and the 2008 masterwork ‘Parallax Error Beheads You’. Available to independent retailers on coloured vinyl.

                                                                                                                                        Ben is one of the most influential artists of popular music right now. The hyperpop pioneer has collaborated with the likes of Arca, Daphne & Celeste and A.G. Cook.The natural musical predecessor to the likes of PC Music, Jacobs also boasts a remix roster which includes Pet Shop Boys, The Strokes and Franz Ferdinand. The reissues’ announcement went down wonderfully, with pick-up in Pitchfork, The Line of Best Fit and other key media outlets, as well as social support from Danny LHarle, Shygirl, Arca, A.G. Cook, Colin Self and Caroline Polachek.



                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                        A1. Merman
                                                                                                                                        A2. Mbgate
                                                                                                                                        A3. Lysine
                                                                                                                                        A4. Fuerte
                                                                                                                                        A5. Pocket
                                                                                                                                        A6. Cabasa
                                                                                                                                        B1. 61over
                                                                                                                                        B2. Lights
                                                                                                                                        B3. Hilted
                                                                                                                                        B4. Acorns
                                                                                                                                        B5. Gondry
                                                                                                                                        B6. Labial

                                                                                                                                        Max Tundra

                                                                                                                                        Parallax Error Beheads You - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                          Max Tundra, aka Ben Jacobs, announces the reissue of his first three studio albums: the uncategorisable 2000 debut ‘Some Best Friend You Turned Out To Be’, 2002’s breakthrough ‘Mastered by Guy at The Exchange’, and the 2008 masterwork ‘Parallax Error Beheads You’. Available to independent retailers on coloured vinyl.

                                                                                                                                          Ben is one of the most influential artists of popular music right now. The hyperpoppioneer has collaborated with the likes of Arca, Daphne & Celeste and A.G. Cook.The natural musical predecessor to the likes of PC Music, Jacobs also boasts aremix roster which includes Pet Shop Boys, The Strokes and Franz Ferdinand. The reissues’ announcement went down wonderfully, with pick-up in Pitchfork, TheLine of Best Fit and other key media outlets, as well as social support from Danny LHarle, Shygirl, Arca, A.G. Cook, Colin Self and Caroline Polachek.



                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                          A1. Gum Chimes
                                                                                                                                          A2. Will Get Fooled Again
                                                                                                                                          A3. Which Song
                                                                                                                                          A4. My Night Out
                                                                                                                                          A5. Orphaned
                                                                                                                                          A6. Nord Lead Three
                                                                                                                                          B1. The Entertainment
                                                                                                                                          B2. Number Our Days
                                                                                                                                          B3. Glycaemic Index Blues
                                                                                                                                          B4. Until We Die

                                                                                                                                          Max Tundra

                                                                                                                                          Some Best Friend You Turned Out To Be - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                            Max Tundra, aka Ben Jacobs, announces the reissue of his first three studio albums: the uncategorisable 2000 debut ‘Some Best Friend You Turned Out To Be’, 2002’s breakthrough ‘Mastered by Guy at The Exchange’, and the 2008 masterwork ‘Parallax Error Beheads You’. Available to independent retailers on coloured vinyl.

                                                                                                                                            Ben is one of the most influential artists of popular music right now. The hyperpoppioneer has collaborated with the likes of Arca, Daphne & Celeste and A.G. Cook.The natural musical predecessor to the likes of PC Music, Jacobs also boasts aremix roster which includes Pet Shop Boys, The Strokes and Franz Ferdinand. The reissues’ announcement went down wonderfully, with pick-up in Pitchfork, TheLine of Best Fit and other key media outlets, as well as social support from Danny LHarle, Shygirl, Arca, A.G. Cook, Colin Self and Caroline Polachek.



                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                            A1. Cakes
                                                                                                                                            A2. Lamplite On A One Horse Shoe
                                                                                                                                            A3. Ah, There's Deek Now Let's Ask Him
                                                                                                                                            A4. Lausanne
                                                                                                                                            A5. Tuli, A Plain Ride From Canvas
                                                                                                                                            A6. Bill Sholem Quintette
                                                                                                                                            A7. Ink Me
                                                                                                                                            B1. The Salation
                                                                                                                                            B2. Sussi Kuku
                                                                                                                                            B3. 6161
                                                                                                                                            B4. Carbon Cones

                                                                                                                                            E.A.R.

                                                                                                                                            Beyond The Pale - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                              Although not released until 1996, Beyond The Pale was originally recorded in Northampton, back in 1992 at Angus Wallace’s Far Heath Studios. It was the first album from Experimental Audio Research (aka E.A.R) an experimental music collective formed around Sonic Boom (Pete Kember), founding member of Spacemen 3 (along with Jason Pierce), who, on this project works closely with Eddie Prevost (AMM), Kevin Shields (My Bloody Valentine) and Kevin Martin (God). 

                                                                                                                                              Marvin Gaye

                                                                                                                                              What's Going On - 50th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                                                                This is the EU version and not the U.S Kevin Grey release…..although the source audio from the EU version is from Kevin Grey’s master, but cut on a different lacquer.

                                                                                                                                                Motown’s “Prince Of Soul,” Marvin Gaye, was already a hit artist for nearly a decade when, in 1971, he reached new heights with his album What's Going On. An immediate landmark recording, it was the first of Gaye's albums to break the top ten of Billboard’s Top LPs, and quickly became Motown's best-selling record. To this day, What's Going On is hailed as one of the greatest albums of all time, earning the number one spot on Rolling Stone magazine’s 2020 list of “The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time.”

                                                                                                                                                In celebration of this groundbreaking album while also marking the 50th anniversary of the title song’s release as a single, UMe will be issuing collections that honor the depth of Gaye's album.

                                                                                                                                                First, Motown/UMe has consolidated several What’s Going On-related releases into one new digital collection, What’s Going On: Deluxe Edition/50th Anniversary This includes the original album, plus 12 bonus tracks featuring each of the LP’s original mono single versions and their B-sides, two of which are different takes – “God Is Love” and “Sad Tomorrows,” an earlier version of “Flying High (in the Friendly Sky)” – while the pre-album single version of “What’s Going On” has no “party” intro and a false fade. Also included is the title song’s earliest mix, initially made as a reference for Motown’s in-house quality control department before horns and strings were added; a dramatic instrumental mix; a “Coffeehouse Mix” by Grammy-winning engineer Russ Elevado that emphasizes the track’s previously buried acoustic guitar, originally available on a Record Store Day exclusive 10” EP for the album’s 45th anniversary in 2016. Also included from that same 2016 release is a “What’s Going On” duet with Motown artist B.J. the Chicago Kid. Other tracks are an early working version of “Symphony,” written by Marvin with Smokey Robinson, in which Marvin sings over and over, “what’s going on?” while the song of the same name sat unreleased; and the instrumental “I Love the Ground You Walk On,” recorded during the same waiting period.

                                                                                                                                                Fifty years later, the influence and meaning behind this legendary record continues to ring true. The single “What’s Going On” originated as a response to police brutality at a protest in Berkeley, CA and coincided with personal tragedy in Gaye's life as well as Gaye’s brother's time fighting in Vietnam. The compounding experiences sparked the poignant plea that became the full-length LP What's Going On. Calling out to a broken country, Gaye searched for reason and hope in a world that felt desperate and senseless; a sentiment that many share now more than ever.

                                                                                                                                                Marvin Gaye continues to hold his place as one of the greatest singers, composers and producers of all time, and in this half a century What's Going On has proven itself to be one of the world's most unforgettable records. 


                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                LP 1:
                                                                                                                                                SIDE 1
                                                                                                                                                What’s Going On 3:53
                                                                                                                                                What’s Happening Brother 2:44
                                                                                                                                                Flyin’ High (In The Friendly Sky) 3:50
                                                                                                                                                Save The Children 4:03
                                                                                                                                                God Is Love 1:42
                                                                                                                                                Mercy Mercy Me 3:13
                                                                                                                                                SIDE 2
                                                                                                                                                Right On 7:32
                                                                                                                                                Wholy Holy 3:08
                                                                                                                                                Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) 5:27

                                                                                                                                                LP 2:
                                                                                                                                                SIDE 3
                                                                                                                                                What’s Going On Stripped Version * 3:57
                                                                                                                                                What’s Going On 3:54 Mix 1/no Strings Or Horns
                                                                                                                                                What’s Going On Rhythm & Strings Instrumental Mix 3:50
                                                                                                                                                Symphony Demo Version 2:49
                                                                                                                                                SIDE 4 – Original Mono Single Mixes
                                                                                                                                                What’s Going On 3:54
                                                                                                                                                God Is Love 2:51
                                                                                                                                                Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) 2:30
                                                                                                                                                Sad Tomorrows 2:22
                                                                                                                                                Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) 2:58
                                                                                                                                                Wholy Holy 3:09

                                                                                                                                                David Bowie

                                                                                                                                                Black Tie White Noise - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                  "Black Tie White Noise" can now be seen as the album that helped David Bowie rediscover the inspiration of his earlier career and redefine his future one. After the abortive mismatch that was the Tin Machine this 1993 album was a breath of sophisticated, white-soul funk. Chic's Nile Rodgers and Bowie's co conspirator /partner in crime Reeves Gabrels gave an urgency and focus to the recording sessions and Bowie rose to the occassion by producing some of his best music of the 90s.

                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                  The Wedding
                                                                                                                                                  You've Been Around
                                                                                                                                                  I Feel Free
                                                                                                                                                  Black Tie White Noise (featuring Al B. Sure!)
                                                                                                                                                  Jump They Say
                                                                                                                                                  Nite Flights
                                                                                                                                                  Pallas Athena
                                                                                                                                                  Miracle Goodnight
                                                                                                                                                  Don't Let Me Down & Down
                                                                                                                                                  Looking For Lester
                                                                                                                                                  I Know It's Gonna Happen Someday
                                                                                                                                                  The Wedding Song

                                                                                                                                                  John Coltrane

                                                                                                                                                  Coltrane - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                    Initially overlooked in the music press, on its original 1962 release largely due to uninformed musical criticism of Coltrane’s performances with fellow saxophonist Eric Dolphy at the Village Vanguard the previous year, Coltrane’s eponymous album has since come to be known as a piece of art as definitive as he ever produced. Personnel: John Coltrane, tenor sax; Elvin Jones, drums; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass.

                                                                                                                                                    David Bowie

                                                                                                                                                    Earthling - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                      'Earthling' was the 20th studio album by David Bowie, released in February 1997. The album showcases an electronica-influenced sound partly inspired by the industrial and drum & bass culture of the 1990s like Prodigy and Underworld. This was the first album Bowie self-produced since 1974. Recorded in just two and a half weeks right after returning from the 'Outside'  tour, the album is a snapshot of what Bowie was going through musically at the time. Making extensive use of sampling their own material on high BPMs, the album was the first Bowie album to be recorded digitally.

                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                      Little Wonder
                                                                                                                                                      Looking For Satellites
                                                                                                                                                      Battle For Britain (The Letter)
                                                                                                                                                      Seven Years In Tibet
                                                                                                                                                      Dead Man Walking
                                                                                                                                                      Telling Lies
                                                                                                                                                      The Last Thing You Should Do
                                                                                                                                                      I'm Afraid Of Americans
                                                                                                                                                      Law (Earthlings On Fire)

                                                                                                                                                      David Bowie

                                                                                                                                                      1. Outside (The Nathan Adler Diaries: A Hyper Cycle) - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                        The twentieth album by David Bowie, originally released in 1995. The album saw Bowie hook up with producer Brian Eno once again, creating a diverse and experimental album incorporating art rock, jazz, ambient, industrial and electronica. Inspired by Twin Peaks as well as outsider art and artists, the album has a concept following detective Nathan Adler's murder investigation in world where art crimes and concept muggings happen.

                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                        Leon Takes Us Outside
                                                                                                                                                        Outside
                                                                                                                                                        The Hearts Filthy Lesson
                                                                                                                                                        A Small Plot Of Land
                                                                                                                                                        Baby Grace (A Horrid Cassette)" (segue)
                                                                                                                                                        Hallo Spaceboy
                                                                                                                                                        The Motel
                                                                                                                                                        I Have Not Been To Oxford Town
                                                                                                                                                        No Control
                                                                                                                                                        Algeria Touchshriek (segue)
                                                                                                                                                        The Voyeur Of Utter Destruction (as Beauty)
                                                                                                                                                        Ramona A. Stone/I Am With Name (segue)
                                                                                                                                                        Wishful Beginnings
                                                                                                                                                        We Prick You
                                                                                                                                                        Nathan Adler (segue)
                                                                                                                                                        I'm Deranged
                                                                                                                                                        Thru' These Architects Eyes
                                                                                                                                                        Nathan Adler (segue)
                                                                                                                                                        Strangers When We Meet

                                                                                                                                                        David Bowie

                                                                                                                                                        Hours… - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                          ‘Hours...’ is the 21st studio album by David Bowie, released in 1999. It was the first complete album by a major artist available to download over the Internet, preceding the physical release by two weeks.

                                                                                                                                                          A lot of the material that ended up on ‘Hours...’ was originally used, in alternate versions, for the video game Omikron: The Nomad Soul, which also featured two characters based on Bowie, as well as one on his wife Iman, one on ‘Hours...’ collaborator Reeves Gabrels, and one on bassist Gail Ann Dorsey.

                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                          Thursday's Child
                                                                                                                                                          Something In The Air
                                                                                                                                                          Survive
                                                                                                                                                          If I'm Dreaming My Life
                                                                                                                                                          Seven
                                                                                                                                                          What's Really Happening?
                                                                                                                                                          The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell
                                                                                                                                                          New Angels Of Promise
                                                                                                                                                          Brilliant Adventure
                                                                                                                                                          The Dreamers

                                                                                                                                                          David Bowie

                                                                                                                                                          The Buddha Of Suburbia - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                            David Bowie's full-album soundtrack loosely related to a BBC TV serialisation of Hanif Kureishi's novel 'The Buddha of Suburbia' has always been one of the hidden gems of his vast and celebrated back catalogue. While only the title track actually made it into the series, the finished album was a smorgasbord of jazz, ambient and experimental influences incorporated into a wider pop and rock aesthetic.

                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                            Buddha Of Suburbia
                                                                                                                                                            Sex And The Church
                                                                                                                                                            South Horizon
                                                                                                                                                            The Mysteries
                                                                                                                                                            Bleed Like A Craze, Dad
                                                                                                                                                            Strangers When We Meet
                                                                                                                                                            Dead Against It
                                                                                                                                                            Untitled No. 1
                                                                                                                                                            Ian Fish, U.K. Heir
                                                                                                                                                            Buddha Of Suburbia (featuring Lenny Kravitz On Guitar)

                                                                                                                                                            David Bowie

                                                                                                                                                            Toy - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                              'Toy' is a posthumously released album from David Bowie. Recorded in mid-2000 in New York with members of his touring band, with a mixture of new and unreleased old material rehearsed quickly for the purposes of what would have been a surprise album, it was shelved by Virgin/EMI, an act leading to Bowie's departure from the label.

                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                              I Dig Everything
                                                                                                                                                              You've Got A Habit Of Leaving
                                                                                                                                                              The London Boys
                                                                                                                                                              Karma Man
                                                                                                                                                              Conversation Piece
                                                                                                                                                              Shadow Man
                                                                                                                                                              Let Me Sleep Beside You
                                                                                                                                                              Hole In The Ground
                                                                                                                                                              Baby Loves That Way
                                                                                                                                                              Can't Help Thinking About Me
                                                                                                                                                              Silly Boy Blue
                                                                                                                                                              Toy (Your Turn To Drive) 

                                                                                                                                                              Barry Adamson

                                                                                                                                                              Oedipus Schmoedipus - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                Mute releases a limited edition run of Barry Adamson’s 1996 album, Oedipus Schmoedipus, featuring collaborations with Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker (‘Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Pelvis’), Nick Cave (‘The Sweetest Embrace’) and Billy Mackenzie (‘Achieved In The Valley Of Dolls’). This record explores the ‘Oedipus Complex’, with Barry describing it as "... a sexual psychoanalytical journey examining mother and son relationships in a somewhat humorous, yet dark way.”

                                                                                                                                                                Since lending his talents to Magazine and Nick Cave and the Bad Seed, Barry Adamson has released a series of solo albums ranging in different musical genres. Viewed as the finale of an “unconscious trilogy” following ‘Moss Side Story’ and Mercury Prize nominated ‘Soul Murder’, Oedipus Schmoedipus showcases its composer’s embrace of various styles, moving between ambient electronics, cool jazz and elements of hip-hop.

                                                                                                                                                                STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                                Laura says: Possibly the coolest Mancunian ever. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Pelvis, featuring the inimitable Jarvis Cocker at his seductive best, kicks off this exploration of the Oedipus Complex. It's a brilliant amalgamation of jazz, electronica, cinematics and hip-hop and along with the afore mentioned Jarvis, it also features guest vocals from the sadly missed Billy Mackenzie and of course Nick Cave. Along with his epic pseudo soundtrack, Moss Side Story, this is a hugely underrated Manchester LP.

                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                A1 Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Pelvis
                                                                                                                                                                A2 Something Wicked This Way Comes
                                                                                                                                                                A3 The Vibes Ain't Nothin' But The Vibes
                                                                                                                                                                A4 It's Business As Usual
                                                                                                                                                                A5 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                A6 Dirty Barry
                                                                                                                                                                B1 In A Moment Of Clarity
                                                                                                                                                                B2 Achieved In The Valley In The Dolls
                                                                                                                                                                B3 Vermillion Kisses
                                                                                                                                                                B4 The Big Bamboozle
                                                                                                                                                                B5 State Of Contraction
                                                                                                                                                                B6 The Sweetest Embrace
                                                                                                                                                                B7 Set The Controls Again

                                                                                                                                                                Liam Frost

                                                                                                                                                                The Latchkey Kid

                                                                                                                                                                  To celebrate the reissue of We Ain't Got The Money, Honey, But We Got Rain and The Latchkey Kid, we are delighted to welcome Liam Frost to the shop on Sunday 31 July at 3pm to perform a live acoustic set. Preorder one or both of the albums now to guarantee entry.

                                                                                                                                                                  Liam Frost’s triumphant third album The Latchkey Kid presents us with some of Liam’s most compelling work. A poignant and alluring album that lives up to the sky high standards of his first two successful albums.

                                                                                                                                                                  Originally released in 2019 after a successful crowdfund campaign, this entire album was recorded in three days, melding his distinctive north western delivery with that of Americana folk legends Josh Rouse, Whiskeytown and Josh Ritter .

                                                                                                                                                                  Lauded as the future Guy Garvey , the album standouts includes the epic Mercy Me ’, ‘Going Steady’ & ‘Pomona ’, all proving that the art of great song writing is still alive and kicking.

                                                                                                                                                                  Remastered and now available for the very first time on black vinyl, with signed print and printed inner sleeve .

                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                  SIDE A
                                                                                                                                                                  1. Going Steady
                                                                                                                                                                  2. Hall Of Mirrors, Rope Of Sand
                                                                                                                                                                  3. Mercy Me!
                                                                                                                                                                  4. Didn’t It Rain

                                                                                                                                                                  SIDE B
                                                                                                                                                                  1. Pomona
                                                                                                                                                                  2. Who’s Gonna Love You?
                                                                                                                                                                  3. When I’m Around
                                                                                                                                                                  4. Follow You Around
                                                                                                                                                                  5. Lover, Trouble Knows My Name

                                                                                                                                                                  The Cribs

                                                                                                                                                                  The Cribs - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                    This album is where it all began for the Wakefield trio. Recorded almost twenty years ago at the legendary Toe-Rag studios, and produced in part by US underground musician Bobby Conn, 'The Cribs’ took the band from DIY heroes to wider public acclaim, thanks to the album's “supreme pop melodies” (NME) and cult hits such as ‘Another Number’ and ‘You Were Always The One’.

                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                    LP/CASSETTE TRACKLIST:
                                                                                                                                                                    Side 1
                                                                                                                                                                    1 The Watch Trick
                                                                                                                                                                    2 You Were Always The One
                                                                                                                                                                    3 The Lights Went Out
                                                                                                                                                                    4 You And I
                                                                                                                                                                    5 Things You Should Be Knowing
                                                                                                                                                                    6 Another Number
                                                                                                                                                                    Side 2
                                                                                                                                                                    7 What About Me
                                                                                                                                                                    8 Learning How To Fight
                                                                                                                                                                    9 Tri'elle
                                                                                                                                                                    10 Baby Don't Sweat
                                                                                                                                                                    11 Direction
                                                                                                                                                                    12 Third Outing

                                                                                                                                                                    CD TRACKLIST:
                                                                                                                                                                    Disc 1:
                                                                                                                                                                    1 The Watch Trick
                                                                                                                                                                    2 You Were Always The One
                                                                                                                                                                    3 The Lights Went Out
                                                                                                                                                                    4 You And I
                                                                                                                                                                    5 Things You Should Be Knowing
                                                                                                                                                                    6 Another Number
                                                                                                                                                                    7 What About Me
                                                                                                                                                                    8 Learning How To Fight
                                                                                                                                                                    9 Tri'elle
                                                                                                                                                                    10 Baby Don't Sweat
                                                                                                                                                                    11 Direction
                                                                                                                                                                    12 Third Outing
                                                                                                                                                                    Disc 2:
                                                                                                                                                                    1 Fevers And Seizures
                                                                                                                                                                    2 Feelin’ It!
                                                                                                                                                                    3 Song From Practice 1
                                                                                                                                                                    4 Another Number (Bobby Conn Session)
                                                                                                                                                                    5 What About Me (Bobby Conn Session)
                                                                                                                                                                    6 Baby Don’t Sweat (Bobby Conn Session)
                                                                                                                                                                    7 Third Outing (Bobby Conn Session)
                                                                                                                                                                    8 Another Number (Original Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                    9 On The Floor (Original Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                    10 You & I (Original Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                    11 Death To The Dead Bodies (Original Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                    12 Third Outing (Original Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                    13 Tri’elle (Original Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                    14 Feelin’ It! (Original Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                    15 I Gotta Go To L.A. (Original Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                    16 Song From Practice 1 (Original Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                    17 Baby Don’t Sweat (Squirrel 7” Version)
                                                                                                                                                                    18 What About Me (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                    19 Run A Mile
                                                                                                                                                                    20 Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?
                                                                                                                                                                    21 Death To The Dead Bodies (4-Track Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                    22 Feelin’ It! (4-Track Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                    23 Song From Practice 1 (4-Track Demo)

                                                                                                                                                                    The Cribs

                                                                                                                                                                    The New Fellas - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                      Produced by Edwyn Collins and featuring 4 top 40 singles such as 'Hey Scenesters!' and 'Mirror Kissers', this album proved to the likes of the NME that The Cribs had what it took to become not only a standout indie act but "the pop band of the year”. It would later be recognised as one of Q magazine’s 'Albums of the Century’.

                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                      LP/CASSETTE TRACKLIST:
                                                                                                                                                                      Side A
                                                                                                                                                                      1 Hey Scenesters!
                                                                                                                                                                      2 I'm Alright Me
                                                                                                                                                                      3 Martell
                                                                                                                                                                      4 Mirror Kissers
                                                                                                                                                                      5 We Can No Longer Cheat You
                                                                                                                                                                      6 It Was Only Love
                                                                                                                                                                      Side B
                                                                                                                                                                      7 The New Fellas
                                                                                                                                                                      8 Hello? Oh...
                                                                                                                                                                      9 The Wrong Way To Be
                                                                                                                                                                      10 Haunted
                                                                                                                                                                      11 Things Aren't Gonna Change
                                                                                                                                                                      12 You’re Gonna Lose Us

                                                                                                                                                                      CD TRACKLIST:
                                                                                                                                                                      Disc 1:
                                                                                                                                                                      1 Hey Scenesters!
                                                                                                                                                                      2 I'm Alright Me
                                                                                                                                                                      3 Martell
                                                                                                                                                                      4 Mirror Kissers
                                                                                                                                                                      5 We Can No Longer Cheat You
                                                                                                                                                                      6 It Was Only Love
                                                                                                                                                                      7 The New Fellas
                                                                                                                                                                      8 Hello? Oh...
                                                                                                                                                                      9 The Wrong Way To Be
                                                                                                                                                                      10 Haunted
                                                                                                                                                                      11 Things Aren't Gonna Change
                                                                                                                                                                      Disc 2:
                                                                                                                                                                      1 In The Room
                                                                                                                                                                      2 Lost In The Crowd
                                                                                                                                                                      3 You’re Gonna Lose Us
                                                                                                                                                                      4 To Jackson
                                                                                                                                                                      5 North Of England
                                                                                                                                                                      6 It Happened So Fast
                                                                                                                                                                      7 Happy’s Just A State Of Mind And A State Of Mind Is Just Electrical Impulses
                                                                                                                                                                      8 Saturday Night Facts Of Life
                                                                                                                                                                      9 I’m Still Blaming You
                                                                                                                                                                      10 Advice From A Roving Artist
                                                                                                                                                                      11 I Was Her Man But I Done Her Wrong
                                                                                                                                                                      12 Modern Way
                                                                                                                                                                      13 I’m Alright Me (Greenmount Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                      14 Things Aren’t Gonna Change (Greenmount Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                      15 Martell (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                      16 We Can No Longer Cheat You (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                      17 It Was Only Love (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                      18 The New Fellas (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                      19 Hello? Oh…(Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                      20 The Wrong Way To Be (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                      21 Things Aren’t Gonna Change (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                      22 You’re Gonna Lose Us (Demo)

                                                                                                                                                                      The Cribs

                                                                                                                                                                      Men's Needs, Women's Needs, Whatever - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                        Produced by Alex Kapranos, the album is full of enduring anthems and is still considered by many as one of the defining indie rock albums of the noughties. In the USA, Rolling Stone made it one of their records of the year, calling it a “tour de force”.

                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                        LP/CASSETTE TRACKLIST:
                                                                                                                                                                        Side 1
                                                                                                                                                                        1 Our Bovine Public
                                                                                                                                                                        2 Girls Like Mystery
                                                                                                                                                                        3 Men's Needs
                                                                                                                                                                        4 Moving Pictures
                                                                                                                                                                        5 I'm A Realist
                                                                                                                                                                        6 Major's Titling Victory
                                                                                                                                                                        Side 2
                                                                                                                                                                        7 Women's Needs
                                                                                                                                                                        8 I've Tried Everything
                                                                                                                                                                        9 My Life Flashed Before My Eyes
                                                                                                                                                                        10 Be Safe
                                                                                                                                                                        11 Ancient History
                                                                                                                                                                        12 Shoot The Poets

                                                                                                                                                                        CD TRACKLIST:
                                                                                                                                                                        Disc 1:
                                                                                                                                                                        1 Our Bovine Public
                                                                                                                                                                        2 Girls Like Mystery
                                                                                                                                                                        3 Men's Needs
                                                                                                                                                                        4 Moving Pictures
                                                                                                                                                                        5 I'm A Realist
                                                                                                                                                                        6 Major's Titling Victory
                                                                                                                                                                        7 Women's Needs
                                                                                                                                                                        8 I've Tried Everything
                                                                                                                                                                        9 My Life Flashed Before My Eyes
                                                                                                                                                                        10 Be Safe
                                                                                                                                                                        11 Ancient History
                                                                                                                                                                        12 Shoot The Poets
                                                                                                                                                                        Disc 2:
                                                                                                                                                                        1 It Happened So Fast (Vancouver Version)
                                                                                                                                                                        2 To Jackson (Vancouver Version)
                                                                                                                                                                        3 Don’t You Wanna Be Relevant?
                                                                                                                                                                        4 Fairer Sex
                                                                                                                                                                        5 Tonight
                                                                                                                                                                        6 Get Yr Hands Out Of My Grave
                                                                                                                                                                        7 Kind Words From The Broken Hearted
                                                                                                                                                                        8 My Adolescent Dreams
                                                                                                                                                                        9 Bastards Of Young
                                                                                                                                                                        10 I’ve Tried Everything (Acoustic)
                                                                                                                                                                        11 Men’s Needs (CSS Remix)
                                                                                                                                                                        12 I’m A Realist (The Postal Service Remix)
                                                                                                                                                                        13 Our Bovine Public (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                        14 Men’s Needs (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                        15 Moving Pictures (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                        16 I’m A Realist (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                        17 MTV (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                        18 My Life Flashed Before My Eyes (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                        19 Ancient History (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                        20 Tonight (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                        21 I’ve Tried Everything (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                        22 Shoot The Poets (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                        23 Be Safe (Rehearsal Tape For Lee)

                                                                                                                                                                        Faith No More

                                                                                                                                                                        Sol Invictus - 2022 Silver Vinyl Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                          The out-of-print 2015 reunion album from Faith No More is now back in print.

                                                                                                                                                                          ‘Sol Invictus’ was the band’s first new album in 18 years.

                                                                                                                                                                          ‘Sol Invictus’ was produced by Bill Gould and recorded in the band’s Oakland, California studio.

                                                                                                                                                                          Faith No More have influenced bands of all genres, including System Of A Down, Incubus, Muse and more.

                                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                          Sol Invictus
                                                                                                                                                                          Superhero
                                                                                                                                                                          Sunny Side Up
                                                                                                                                                                          Separation Anxiety
                                                                                                                                                                          Cone Of Shame
                                                                                                                                                                          Rise Of The Fall
                                                                                                                                                                          Black Friday
                                                                                                                                                                          Motherfucker
                                                                                                                                                                          Matador
                                                                                                                                                                          From The Dead

                                                                                                                                                                          Jim James

                                                                                                                                                                          Regions Of Light And Sound Of God - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                            Released in 2013, ‘Regions of Light and Sound of God’ was the debut solo album from Jim James of My Morning Jacket.

                                                                                                                                                                            This deluxe reissue features the original album plus a second LP of twelve B-sides, demos and alternate versions, including ‘State of The Art (Demo)’ and the previously unheard ballad ‘Begin Again’.

                                                                                                                                                                            The double LP is housed in a rainbow foil tip-on gatefold spot matte jacket with revised artwork, a fold-out handwritten lyrics insert and new custom inner-sleeves and centre labels. Pressed on clear/purple blob vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                            ‘Regions Of Light And Sound Of God’
                                                                                                                                                                            State Of The Art (A.E.I.O.U.)
                                                                                                                                                                            Know Til Now
                                                                                                                                                                            Dear One
                                                                                                                                                                            A New Life
                                                                                                                                                                            Exploding
                                                                                                                                                                            Of The Mother Again
                                                                                                                                                                            Actress
                                                                                                                                                                            All Is Forgiven
                                                                                                                                                                            God’s Love To Deliver

                                                                                                                                                                            Bonus Disc
                                                                                                                                                                            All Is Forgiven (Alt Version)
                                                                                                                                                                            State Of The Art (A.E.I.O.U.) [Demo]
                                                                                                                                                                            A New Life (Alt Version)
                                                                                                                                                                            Dear One (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                            Actress (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                            God’s Love To Deliver (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                            You Always Know
                                                                                                                                                                            Read Between (Begin Again)
                                                                                                                                                                            Epichord
                                                                                                                                                                            Sweets
                                                                                                                                                                            Moving Away (Alt Version)
                                                                                                                                                                            Hallway Of Trees

                                                                                                                                                                            Larry Heard

                                                                                                                                                                            Alien

                                                                                                                                                                              One of Larry Heard's most under-rated albums finally remastered and available as a full vinyl release for the first time! Known for his classic late 80s releases as Mr Fingers, Larry Heard's productions always hinted at deepest outer space, but it took until 1996 and the 'Alien' album for him to release his first actual science-fiction record. It's as polished as his most club-aimed productions, and just as sublime as any music coming from Detroit over the previous decade. Heard's house roots often show themselves, while the chords and shimmering production make this an album almost on par with Heard's mid / late-80s peak. The project was a recording and sound-development experiment that was mostly constructed around a Korg O1/W workstation keyboard that was left at Larry's studio to check out by Victor “Melodious Myles” Houston along with some of the staple kit of his studio, including the Roland d550 and Oberheim Matrix 1000. Mr Fingers magic touch can be heard all over the album, and this showcases the incredible musical talents of the man, whose name surely has to be included any hall of fame when you're talking music innovators from the last century!

                                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                              Side 1
                                                                                                                                                                              1. Faint Object Detection
                                                                                                                                                                              2. The Dance Of Planet X
                                                                                                                                                                              Side 2
                                                                                                                                                                              1. Micro-Gravity
                                                                                                                                                                              2. Flight Of The Comet
                                                                                                                                                                              Side 3
                                                                                                                                                                              1. DNA-RNA
                                                                                                                                                                              2. Galactic Travels Suite
                                                                                                                                                                              3. Cosmology Myth
                                                                                                                                                                              Side 4
                                                                                                                                                                              1. Two Journeys
                                                                                                                                                                              2. The Beauty Of Celeste (feat Che)

                                                                                                                                                                              Freddie Cruger

                                                                                                                                                                              Just Chillin' In The Spot

                                                                                                                                                                                Repress of this amazing Freddie Cruger (AKA Red Astaire) album on his  Homegrown Records imprint. As we mentioned last week, there's a slew of reissues coming from the recently deceased artist's estate; reminding us just how skilled a producer Red Astaire was, and what a hole he's left in the musical landscape...

                                                                                                                                                                                As you would expect from a man who's released a plethora of tunes taking in a vast array of styles, "Just Chillin'" is a heady mix of hip hop, jazz, soul, funk, disco and just about everywhere else in-between. Yet, most importantly, it's all about the beats - which are infectious and upfront on every track. In total there are thirteen tracks, perfect for your back room, main room, front room or BBQ. 

                                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                Side 1
                                                                                                                                                                                1. Homegrown (intro)
                                                                                                                                                                                2. Rock The Beat
                                                                                                                                                                                3. Chillin' In The Spot
                                                                                                                                                                                4. Keep On Knockin'
                                                                                                                                                                                Side 2
                                                                                                                                                                                1. Psycho Cha Cha
                                                                                                                                                                                2. Wind It Up
                                                                                                                                                                                3. Jazzflow
                                                                                                                                                                                Side 3
                                                                                                                                                                                1. Rainy Dayz (feat ADL & Linn)
                                                                                                                                                                                2. Love Like Ours
                                                                                                                                                                                3. What Ya Sayin'
                                                                                                                                                                                Side 4
                                                                                                                                                                                1. I Got...
                                                                                                                                                                                2. Take You To El Barrio
                                                                                                                                                                                3. Ain't Shit

                                                                                                                                                                                Fingers Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                Another Side

                                                                                                                                                                                  Originally dropped on Jack Trax back in 88, "Another Side" collected together the finest moments of the mighty Fingers Inc, and became the seminal Chicago house album on the way. Resurfacing occasionally over the last fifteen years in less than official form, the LP has always caused a wave of excitement, and now, a quarter of a century after its original release, Larry Heard has remastered and repackaged the set for an official outing on his own Alleviated imprint.

                                                                                                                                                                                  A studio collaboration between house originator Larry Heard, Robert Owens and Ron Wilson, Fingers Inc served up some of the deepest, most soulful  house ever heard, and it's all on this LP! The proto house/club soul sounds of opener "Decision" and deep and spiritual "Bye Bye" keep things light and euphoric, while cuts like "Never No More Lonely", "Feelin Sleazy" and "Music Takes Me Up", head deeper, darker and filthier into the realm of acid house. Flawless from start to finish, this is an essential item for any true house head.

                                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                  A1 Decision 4:46
                                                                                                                                                                                  A2 Bye Bye 5:35
                                                                                                                                                                                  A3 Never No More Lonely 5:29
                                                                                                                                                                                  A4 Shadows 4:28
                                                                                                                                                                                  B1 Another Side 5:49
                                                                                                                                                                                  B2 So Glad 6:18
                                                                                                                                                                                  B3 I'm Strong 5:21
                                                                                                                                                                                  B4 A Love Of My Own 6:00
                                                                                                                                                                                  C1 Distant Planet 5:20
                                                                                                                                                                                  C2 Feelin' Sleazy 5:07
                                                                                                                                                                                  C3 Music Take Me Up 6:39
                                                                                                                                                                                  C4 Mystery Friend 5:07
                                                                                                                                                                                  D1 Mysteries Of Love 6:28
                                                                                                                                                                                  D2 A Path 5:39
                                                                                                                                                                                  D3 Bring Down The Walls 5:36
                                                                                                                                                                                  D4 Can You Feel It

                                                                                                                                                                                  Drummer 'Drummie' Joe Isaacs had already created history as the house drummer at Studio 1 in Jamaica on countless pre-reggae classics before moving to Canada in 1968 and is credited with slowing down the fast pace of ska during the rocksteady era. With Risco Connection, Isaacs released a series of choice reggae / disco covers, from "Ain’t No Stopping Us Now" and "Good Times" to "I’m Caught Up (In A One Night Love Affair)" and "It’s My House" as limited 12” singles on his own Black Rose imprint. 'Arriving in Canada, we were one of the first set of musicians out of Jamaica coming here,' explains Isaacs. 'With Risco Connection, we wanted to try something new, songs that would have a crossover between disco and the rocksteady feeling and the right lyrics. We had trouble getting them well distributed widely at the time but people still picked up on the sound.'

                                                                                                                                                                                  Recorded at Glen Johansen’s small studio Integrated Sound in Toronto, musicians included Jamaican, US and Canadian players with Isaacs on drums and percussion, bassist Clarence Greer, guitarist Tony Campbell and keyboardist/singer Glen Ricketts. Isaacs also called on a number of great independent vocalists including Terry Hope ("It’s My House"), Merlyn 'Lorna' Brooks, ("Caught Up"), Otis Gayle and Juliette Morgan ("Bringing The Sun Out" and "Sitting In The Park") and Tobi Lark ("Good Times"). The biggest hit of all the singles was Risco’s dynamite cover of McFadden and Whitehead’s "Ain’t No Stopping Us Now", selling over 5,000 copies in Toronto and New York with the dub version becoming a firm favourite of David Mancuso at his famed Loft parties.

                                                                                                                                                                                  "Risco Version" brings together all of the vocal versions, dubs and extra tracks from the singles. Both formats feature an interview with Joe Isaacs and liner notes by journalist Angus Taylor. Audio is restored by Sean P and fully remastered and cut loud and proud by The Carvery. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                  A1. Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now (Vocal)
                                                                                                                                                                                  A2. Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now (Version)
                                                                                                                                                                                  B1. Good Times
                                                                                                                                                                                  B2. One More Time (Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                                                  C1. I’m Caught Up
                                                                                                                                                                                  C2. Argument
                                                                                                                                                                                  D1. It’s My House (Special Disco Version)
                                                                                                                                                                                  D2. It’s My House (Version)
                                                                                                                                                                                  E1. Bringing Out The Sunshine
                                                                                                                                                                                  E2. Risco Music
                                                                                                                                                                                  E3. Reggae Music
                                                                                                                                                                                  F1. Sitting In The Park
                                                                                                                                                                                  F2. Park Version
                                                                                                                                                                                  F3. Stopping (Version) 

                                                                                                                                                                                  An absolutely legendary album from Lebanon by Issam Hajali's group Ferkat Al Ard, "Oghneya" stands out as one of the great musical gems of the Arab world. A groundbreaking release from 1978 that represents the meeting point of Arab, jazz, folk and Brazilian styles with the talent of Ziad Rahbani, who did the albums arrangements. Filled with a variety of sounds and genres, from Baroque Pop to Psych-Folk to flashes of Bossa Nova, Tropicalia and MPB, "Oghneya" is like if Arthur Verocai took a trip to Beirut in the 70's to record an album.

                                                                                                                                                                                  In 2015 we heard Ferkat Al Ard's music for the first time, a Lebanese trio compromised of Issam Hajali, Toufic Farroukh and Elia Saba. It was a stunningly unique release that blends traditional Arabic elements, jazz and Brazilian rhythms hand in hand with poetic-yet-politically engaged lyrics. The band was active in the left-wing movement of Lebanon of the time and they communicated their political ideas candidly through their songwriting.

                                                                                                                                                                                  In our mind the idea was to see whether Issam was interested in re-releasing "Oghneya." He was not opposed to it, but also made it clear that it was not his priority for a first project. He suggested we start with his first album, before Ferkat Al Ard was formed, "Mouasalat Ila Jacad El Ard," which was recorded in 1977 in Paris together with his friend Roger Fakhr (whose work we have been privileged to re-release in the meantime as well.) "Mouasalat Ila Jacad El Ard" is melancholic, stripped-down, guitar-based folk intertwined with jazz-fused breaks, and the unique sound of the santour glistens through. While the music is very accessible, some song structures are rather atypical, neglecting common patterns of verse, hook, verse, hook. The lyrics mostly trace back to the poetic work of Palestinian author Samih El Kasem, with one song also written by Issam, who composed the music for the whole album.

                                                                                                                                                                                  We re-released Issam's "Mouasalat Ila Jacad El Ard" in 2019 to a great reception, with positive reviews all over the place and an ongoing appreciation for the album. This meant it was time for us to undertake an "Oghneya" re-release again!

                                                                                                                                                                                  If you compare "Mouasalat Ila Jacad El Ard" and "Oghneya," one apparent distinction is the strong Brazilian influence in the music. Issam Hajali explained that you can already hear traces of this influence on his debut, but it's "Oghneya" where this musical relationship really peaks. Lebanon and Brazil have had a strong connection for nearly a century due to the continuous flow of immigrants from one country to the other. Today, Brazil has the largest Lebanese diaspora in the world, the "Brasilibanês". The migratory route was not a one-way street, however, and some Lebanese returned to their home country, taking recordings of the music they learned to love in Brazil with them. They were followed by Brazilian musicians who visited primarily Beirut during the 1960's and the first half of the 1970's, just like many other musicians from around the world. In these years between the independence and the beginning of the civil war, Beirut became even more of a cultural center and regional hub than it already was.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Bossa Nova, at that time, was one of the defining sounds of Brazilian popular music. Issam Hajali remembers hearing it at a bar in Beirut's Hamra district in 1974, which hosted musicians from Brazil playing the occasional gig. When Issam had returned from Paris in 1976 he got to know Ziad Rahbani, son of Fairouz, who had a shared passion with Issam for a lot of things, among them Brazilian music. Issam showed him some of the tracks he was working on, and Ziad agreed to help with arranging. The music that evolved from this cooperation between Ferkat Al Ard and Ziad Rahbani's arrangement is, to put it lightly, outstanding. Issam's singing is embedded into the uniquely beautiful string arrangements backed by the band's poignant, swinging groove. The lyrics of the songs on "Oghneya" are based on poems by Mahmoud Darwish, Samih Al Qasem and Tawfiq Ziad, three pillars of Palestinian poetry within the last century, and their influence on "Oghneya" was itself a strong political statement during the Lebanese war.

                                                                                                                                                                                  "Oghneya" was eventually released in 1978 by the band themselves on cassette tapes. Finding a blank tape that fit the playing time proved to be impossible during the war so they needed to open up the case of each cassette to physically cut down the tape and customize it to the playing time. The album was well received, though some cultural critics deemed it too "occidental" in its sound. While the cassette was circulating, Ziad Rahbani started a label called Zida, together with Khatchik Mardirian. They decided to help the band with a re-release on vinyl in 1979, a year after "Oghneya" was originally released on cassette.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Sadly, there are two tracks from the original release of "Oghneya" that did not make it onto the reissue. "Ghfyara Ghaza" was replaced by the song "Juma'a 6 Hziran." while "Huloul" was taken off without a replacement. This happened as a precondition from the band for this reissue to happen. We would have loved to include all tracks, but the decision ranged between having either a reissue like the one we put out or no reissue at all. Thus, an easy choice for us.

                                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Matar Al Sabah
                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Entazerni
                                                                                                                                                                                  3. Oghneya
                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Edfeno Amwatakom Wanhadou
                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Matar Naem
                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Lahnon Lemra'ati Wa Beladi
                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Juma'a 6 Hziran

                                                                                                                                                                                  Carlos Niño & Friends

                                                                                                                                                                                  Extra Presence

                                                                                                                                                                                    International Anthem is proud to present this expanded double LP edition of an album that Carlos Niño released exclusively via his Bandcamp page in 2020.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Despite it’s very limited initial release, the original album, which was titled Actual Presence, received glowing praise from dedicated followers of Carlos Niño & Friends. In Pitchfork, writer Marty Sartini Garner said: “Though it was partially recorded before the pandemic and the uprisings that have defined 2020, Actual Presence is music for an unpleasant present. It’s discordant and fractured, and it frequently comes off as a long trip toward a salvation that’s just out of reach. But like Coltrane, whose spiritual influence runs deep here, Carlos Niño believes in a big, beautiful universe that exists in spite of the present suffering. The sprawling, ever-changing sound of Actual Presence is his best attempt yet to recreate the joy of losing yourself to it.”

                                                                                                                                                                                    Featuring a whole LP worth of entirely new, additional material, the remastered and expanded Extra Presence features Niño alongside an incredibly high profile slate of collaborators including: Jamael Dean, Nate Mercereau, Shabazz Palaces, Deantoni Parks, Sam Gendel, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Jamire Williams, Iasos, and more.

                                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                    1. In The Moment (with Devin Daniels, Randy Gloss, Jamael Dean, And Miguel Atwood-Ferguson)
                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Explorations 7 (with Devin Daniels, Randy Gloss, Jamael Dean, And Miguel Atwood-Ferguson)
                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Actually (with Deantoni Parks, Jamael Dean, And Nate Mercereau)
                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Youwillgetthroughthis, I Promise (with Jamael Dean)
                                                                                                                                                                                    5. For The Shapalaceer (with Sam Gendel And Nate Mercereau)
                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Dreamsishappening (Instrumental) (with Jamael Dean And Sharada)
                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Luis's Special Shells (with Jamael Dean And Jamire Williams)
                                                                                                                                                                                    8. Jamirelandflight (with Jamire Williams, Josh Johnson, Jamael Dean, And Nate Mercereau)
                                                                                                                                                                                    9. WaterWavesArrival (with Jesse Peterson)
                                                                                                                                                                                    10. Mushroomeclipse (with Iasos)
                                                                                                                                                                                    11. Youwillgetthroughthis With Koto (with Jesse Peterson)
                                                                                                                                                                                    12. Dreamsishappening (featuring Shabazz Palaces, Jamael Dean And Sharada)
                                                                                                                                                                                    13. Dreamsishappening (Reprise)
                                                                                                                                                                                    14. Luis's Special Shells (with Jamael Dean) Alternate MIX
                                                                                                                                                                                    15. AmazonianPulse (with Laraaji And Nate Mercereau)
                                                                                                                                                                                    16. Thandi Piano EDIT (from 080619, With Additions)
                                                                                                                                                                                    17. Recurrent Reiki Dreams (with Iasos)

                                                                                                                                                                                    Mac Demarco

                                                                                                                                                                                    Rock And Roll Night Club - 10th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                      Before 2 drew the world’s eyes to Canadian crooner Mac DeMarco, the spark was heard sooner on the debut EP Rock and Roll Night Club.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Demarco has been the antithesis to the stereotypical singer-songwriter for the past decade. Disregarding the seriously somber moments on Rock and Roll Night Club, he refuels throughout with whimsical moments and youthful spontaneity whilst retaining the endearing and subtle commentaries that exude his familiarity.

                                                                                                                                                                                      His most impressive trait is his undeniable and instinctual ability to compose magical pop jangles. His dusted jams have garnished him accolades that are ever increasing alongside his discography; his sound rendering wide comparisons, but in a nomadic fashion, alluding no distinct origin except for Mac himself.

                                                                                                                                                                                      The 10th anniversary pressing of Rock and Roll Night Club compiles all 12 original recordings - including bonus tracks “Only You” and “Me and Mine” - pressed on limited edition Night Club vinyl, with brand new liners written by DeMarco reflecting on his time writing and recording what would become the world’s introduction to one of indie’s most influential songwriters.

                                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                      1. Rock And Roll Night Club
                                                                                                                                                                                      2. 96.7 The Pipe
                                                                                                                                                                                      3. Baby’s Wearing Blue Jeans
                                                                                                                                                                                      4. One More Tear To Cry
                                                                                                                                                                                      5. European Vegas
                                                                                                                                                                                      6. 106.2 Breeze FM
                                                                                                                                                                                      7. She’s Really All I Need
                                                                                                                                                                                      8. Moving Like Mike
                                                                                                                                                                                      9. Me And Jon Hanging On
                                                                                                                                                                                      10. I’m A Man
                                                                                                                                                                                      11. Only You
                                                                                                                                                                                      12. Me And Mine

                                                                                                                                                                                      Paul Weller

                                                                                                                                                                                      22 Dreams - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                        Originally released in 2008 and unavailable on vinyl until now – 22 Dreams is Paul Weller’s 9th studio album. The album features Oasis stars Noel Gallagher and Gem Archer as well as Steve Cradock (Ocean Colour Scene) and Blur guitarist Graham Coxon. At the time critics called it Wellers best album to date.

                                                                                                                                                                                        It went straight into the number 1 spot in the UK album chart. The release comes as a 2LP – Gatefold sleeve. Includes a 12″ x 36″ b/w-poster with printed lyrics, tracklist and credits on the back side + Includes an 8-page booklet titled “The Missing Dream AKA Dream # 22” by Simon Armitage.

                                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                        Side 1
                                                                                                                                                                                        Light Nights
                                                                                                                                                                                        22 Dreams
                                                                                                                                                                                        All I Wanna Do (Is Be With You)
                                                                                                                                                                                        Have You Made Your Mind Up
                                                                                                                                                                                        Empty Ring
                                                                                                                                                                                        Side 2
                                                                                                                                                                                        Invisible
                                                                                                                                                                                        Song For Alice
                                                                                                                                                                                        Cold Moments
                                                                                                                                                                                        The Dark Pages Of September Lead To The New Leaves Of Spring
                                                                                                                                                                                        Black River
                                                                                                                                                                                        Side 3
                                                                                                                                                                                        Why Walk When You Can Run
                                                                                                                                                                                        Push It Along
                                                                                                                                                                                        Dream Reprise
                                                                                                                                                                                        Echoes Round The Sun
                                                                                                                                                                                        One Bright Star
                                                                                                                                                                                        Lullaby Fur Kinder
                                                                                                                                                                                        Side 4
                                                                                                                                                                                        Where'er Ye Go
                                                                                                                                                                                        God
                                                                                                                                                                                        111
                                                                                                                                                                                        Sea Spray
                                                                                                                                                                                        Night Lights

                                                                                                                                                                                        The Delines

                                                                                                                                                                                        The Imperial - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                          The Delines second album, repressed on black vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                                          Where debut album Colfax was an experiment, The Imperial is the result of a year of touring, the solidification of the line up, and months of rehearsals. Recorded in Portland, Oregon and produced by John Morgan Askew, The Imperial shows us again why songwriter, Willy Vlautin became so enamored with Amy Boone's voice. The combination of Vlautin's songs and Boone's voice creates a late night country soul world full of hopefulness and heartbreak.



                                                                                                                                                                                          Talk Talk

                                                                                                                                                                                          The Party's Over - 40th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                            2022 marks the 40th anniversary of the debut album of one of the most critically-acclaimed and pioneering bands to come out of the UK. Talk Talk’s The Party’s Over was a start of a journey for Mark Hollis (vocals), Simon Brenner (keyboards), Lee Harris (drums), and Paul Webb (bass) who constantly evolved throughout their career from synth-pop beginnings into pioneering avant-garde post-rock in the latter stages of the band, being a large influence on artists such as Radiohead, St. Vincent and many more.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Talk Talk launched with the release of the single Mirror Man in February 1982, followed by Today and the eponymous single Talk Talk, with the latter two charting #14 and #23 in the UK respectively. The Party’s Over was produced by Colin Thurston, the former engineer for David Bowie but was better known for producing Duran Duran's first two albums. Charting in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and USA, The Party’s Over is classic synth-pop teamed with lyrical depth that went on to be synonymous with lead singer, Mark Hollis. Earlier this year to celebrate the 40th anniversary of these singles, many of the B-sides were made available digitally for the first time such as Strike Up The Band and ? (aka Question Mark).

                                                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                            Side A:
                                                                                                                                                                                            Talk Talk
                                                                                                                                                                                            It’s So Serious
                                                                                                                                                                                            Today
                                                                                                                                                                                            The Party’s Over
                                                                                                                                                                                            Side B:
                                                                                                                                                                                            Hate
                                                                                                                                                                                            Have You Heard The News
                                                                                                                                                                                            Mirror Man
                                                                                                                                                                                            Another Word
                                                                                                                                                                                            Candy

                                                                                                                                                                                            Cake

                                                                                                                                                                                            Fashion Nugget - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                              CAKE’s adherence to their original guiding principles has only grown stronger. Originally formed as a somewhat antagonistic answer to grunge, CAKE’s democratic processes, defiant self-reliance, and lucid yet ever-inventive music has made them a nation-state unto themselves, with no obvious peers, belonging to no school. In addition to writing, arranging, producing, and performing their own music, they have taught themselves to engineer their recording projects in their solar-powered studio, which actually generates more power than is needed to run it, causing the building’s electrical meter to run in reverse.

                                                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                              1. Frank Sinatra
                                                                                                                                                                                              2. The Distance
                                                                                                                                                                                              3. Friend Is A Four Letter Word
                                                                                                                                                                                              4. Open Book
                                                                                                                                                                                              5. Daria
                                                                                                                                                                                              6. Race Car Ya-Yas
                                                                                                                                                                                              7. I Will Survive
                                                                                                                                                                                              8. Stickshifts And Safetybelts
                                                                                                                                                                                              9. Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
                                                                                                                                                                                              10. It's Coming Down
                                                                                                                                                                                              11. Nugget
                                                                                                                                                                                              12. She'll Come Back To Me
                                                                                                                                                                                              13. Italian Leather Sofa
                                                                                                                                                                                              14. Sad Songs And Waltzes

                                                                                                                                                                                              Karen Dalton

                                                                                                                                                                                              In My Own Time - 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                Karen Dalton’s 1971 album, In My Own Time, stands as a true masterpiece by one of music’s most mysterious, enigmatic, and enduringly influential artists. Light in the Attic is honored to celebrate the 50th anniversary of In My Own Time with a special edition of this monumental classic.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Featuring Dalton’s interpretations of songs like “Are You Leaving for the Country,” “When a Man Loves a Woman,” “Katie Cruel,” and her posthumously recognized signature performance, “Something On Your Mind,” will be available in a 50th anniversary Deluxe Edition, which expands exponentially upon Light in the Attic’s 2006 reissue of the album, co-produced by Nicholas Hill.

                                                                                                                                                                                                This 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition features the newly remastered (2021) In My Own Time album, presented on three sides of 45-RPM, 180-gram vinyl pressed at Record Technology Inc. (RTI), with the fourth side showcasing alternate takes from the album sessions. The set also contains two 7-inch singles, featuring previously-unreleased live recordings captured at Germany’s Beat Club in 1971, both pressed at Third Man Record Pressing and housed in tip-on jackets. All audio has been newly remastered by Dave Cooley, while lacquers were cut by Phil Rodriguez at Elysian Masters. A 20-page booklet—featuring rarely seen photos, liner notes from musician and writer Lenny Kaye, and contributions from Nick Cave and Devendra Banhart—rounds out the package, which comes housed in a special trifold jacket.
                                                                                                                                                                                                The Oklahoma-raised Karen Dalton (1937-1993) brought a range of influences to her work. As Lenny Kaye writes in the liner notes, one can hear “the jazz of Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, the immersion of Nina Simone, the Appalachian keen of Jean Ritchie, [and] the R&B and country that had to seep in as she made her way to New York."

                                                                                                                                                                                                Armed with a long-necked banjo and a 12-stringed guitar, Dalton set herself apart from her peers with her distinctive, world-weary vocals. In the early ‘60s, she became a fixture in the Greenwich Village folk scene, interpreting traditional material, blues standards, and the songs of her contemporaries, including Tim Hardin, Fred Neil, and Richard Tucker, whom she later married. Bob Dylan, meanwhile, was instantly taken with her artistry. “My favorite singer in the place was Karen Dalton,” he recalled in Chronicles: Volume One (Simon & Schuster, 2004). “Karen had a voice like Billie Holiday and played the guitar like Jimmy Reed.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                Those who knew Dalton understood that she was not interested in bowing to the whims of the record industry. On stage, she rarely interacted with audience members. In the studio, she was equally as uncomfortable with the recording process. Her 1969 debut, It’s So Hard to Tell Who’s Going To Love You The Best, reissued by Light in the Attic in 2009, was captured on the sly when Dalton assumed that she was rehearsing songs. When Woodstock co-promoter Michael Lang approached Dalton about recording a follow-up for his new imprint, Just Sunshine, she was dubious, to say the least. The album would have to be made on her own terms, in her own time. That turned out to be a six-month period at Bearsville Studios in Woodstock, NY.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Producing the album was bassist Harvey Brooks, who played alongside Dalton on It’s So Hard to Tell Who’s Going To Love You The Best. Brooks, who prided himself on being “simple, solid and supportive,” understood Dalton’s process, but was also willing to offer gentle encouragement, and challenge the artist to push her creative bounds. “I tried to present her with a flexible situation,” he told Kaye. “I left the decisions to her, to determine the tempo, feel. She was very quiet, and I brought all of it to her; if she needed more, I’d present options. Everyone was sensitive to her. She was the leader.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                Dalton, who rarely performed her own compositions, selected a range of material to interpret—from traditionals like “Katie Cruel” and “Same Old Man” to Paul Butterfield’s “In My Own Dream” and Richard Tucker’s “Are You Leaving For The Country.” She also expanded upon her typical repertoire, peppering in such R&B hits as “When a Man Loves a Woman” and “How Sweet It Is.” In a departure from her previous LP, Dalton’s new recording offered fuller, more pop-forward arrangements, featuring a slew of talented studio musicians.

                                                                                                                                                                                                While ‘70s audiences may not have been ready for Dalton’s music, a new generation was about to discover her work. In the decades following her death, a slew of artists would name Karen Dalton as an influence, including Lucinda Williams, Joanna Newsom, Nick Cave, Angel Olsen, Devendra Banhart, Sharon Van Etten, Courtney Barnett, and Adele. In the recent acclaimed film documentary Karen Dalton: In My Own Time, Cave muses on Dalton’s unique appeal: “There’s a sort of demand made upon the listener,” he explains. “Whether you like it or not, you have to enter her world. And it’s a despairing world.” Peter Walker, who also appears in the film, elaborates on this idea: “If she can feel a certain way in her music and play it in such a way that you feel that way, then that’s really the most magical thing [one] can do.” He adds, “She had a deep and profound and loving soul…you can hear it in her music.”


                                                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                Something On Your Mind
                                                                                                                                                                                                When A Man Loves A Woman
                                                                                                                                                                                                In My Own Dream
                                                                                                                                                                                                Katie Cruel
                                                                                                                                                                                                How Sweet It Is
                                                                                                                                                                                                In A Station
                                                                                                                                                                                                Take Me
                                                                                                                                                                                                Same Old Man
                                                                                                                                                                                                One Night Of Love
                                                                                                                                                                                                Are You Leaving For The Country
                                                                                                                                                                                                Something On Your Mind (alternate Take)
                                                                                                                                                                                                In My Own Dream (alternate Take)
                                                                                                                                                                                                Katie Cruel (alternate Take)
                                                                                                                                                                                                One Night Of Love - Live At Beat Club, Germany, April 21, 1971
                                                                                                                                                                                                Take Me - Live At Beat Club, Germany, April 21, 1971

                                                                                                                                                                                                The Associates

                                                                                                                                                                                                Sulk - 40th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Formed in Dundee, Scotland in 1979, the Associates were comprised of vocalist Billy Mackenzie and multi-instrumentalist Alan Rankine.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Built on an eclectic mix of influences and interests ranging from art rock to glam and disco, the duo found early success with their debut record 'The Affectionate Punch' in 1981. Their second studio album 'Sulk', released in 1982, was the group's definitive statement, a fascinating blend of lush, new romantic popcraft and dark, surreal cabaret stylings. Upon its release, the album was voted the album of the year by Melody Maker. Billy Mackenzie recalled before his death in 1997, “Sulk was a real liberation. It had the essence of what I’m about. I realized I could create my own sunshine.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Idlewild

                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Remote Part - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band’s seminal album with the first repress since its original release in 2002.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Their third album, this reissue continues to celebrate the band’s legacy and catalogue following the reissues of ‘Captain’ in November 2020 and ‘Warnings/Promises’ in November 2021. In an exclusive interview with Dig!, Roddy Woomble shared his thoughts on the importance of this record to the band's history… “Simply speaking, ‘The Remote Part’ is the most popular, commercially successful record that Idlewild ever made. None of our other records achieved that level of popularity. So it’s the defining record for the group.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Upon its original release, the album was met with huge critical acclaim with the NME saying “It's every ounce of Idlewild's potential fulfilled at once” and Mojo agreeing… “Sounding assured and triumphant, Scotland's finest finally have realised their true potential”, while Rolling Stone saw this as the album that made them stand out above their peers… “They ratchet up the latent R.E.M.-isms, elevating themselves heads above their musical kin” and Uncut defined it as a huge progression for the band… “The Remote Part is Idlewild Mark II--sleeker, bolder, better“.


                                                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Side One
                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. You Held The World In Your Arms
                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. A Modern Way Of Letting Go
                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. American English
                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. I Never Wanted
                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. (I Am) What I Am Not
                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Live In A Hiding Place
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Side Two
                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Out Of Routine
                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Century After Century
                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Tell Me Ten Words
                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Stay The Same
                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. In Remote Part / Scottish Fiction

                                                                                                                                                                                                    John Coltrane

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Blue Train - 2022 Repress

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tenor saxophonist John Coltrane's 1957 studio session in Hackensack, New Jersey produced all the material for the legendary album, Blue Train. The album marked the first time that Trane was given the opportunity to select his own sidemen for a date. He made effective use of his newfound freedom, enlisting the support of trumpeter Lee Morgan, trombonist Curtis Fuller, pianist Kenny Drew, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Philly Joe Jones. When asked in a 1960 radio interview which was his favourite of all the albums he recorded up to that point, Coltrane was quick to reply, Blue Train.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Blue Train
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Moment's Notice
                                                                                                                                                                                                      East Bound
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Locomotion
                                                                                                                                                                                                      I'm Old Fashioned
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lazy Bird

                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Nightingales

                                                                                                                                                                                                      In The Good Old Country Way - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Nightingales' last original full-length for two decades stands as the final masterpiece postpunk album released before the C86 era. Back on vinyl for the first time in over 3 decades, the reissue is updated to include the whole of the 1985's 7" single "It's A Cracker" and "What A Carry On" 12" EP, plus a clutch of rare tracks never before released on vinyl and a bit of history from Robert Lloyd.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Despondently anti-Thatcher and with an air of hopelessness, In The Good Old Country Way has the sense that time was allowed for experimentation and reflection during its creation. Expectations were high as The Nightingales released their sole Vindaloo album and possibly the most underrated album of the postpunk era.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        The opening number is heavy on the hoedown, not unlike records their pals The Mekons would release around the same time - a rootsy underlayment to songs of wit, energy and observation, adaptable both to lengthy groove-based observation and high-octane rants alike. Maria Smith's violin weaves in and out of songs, while the rhythm section of Pete Jenner (bass) and Ron Collins (drums) hold what might have been a disjointed mess, but it's multi-instrumentalist / arranger Pete Byrchmore who shares the spotlight with Lloyd.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        "It's A Cracker" stuns, not stylistically dissimilar to their recent records for the first ninety seconds, though featuring a bridge hinting at new developments in their sound which could be heard on the next Nightingales release, ‘What A Carry On’. A sublime record, it features the powerful title track in two version, one of the band's best songs, "Comfort And Joy", and the tenderly alienating "First My Job".

                                                                                                                                                                                                        "Lloyd's cracked it. A fucking good album." Mark E. Smith, The Fall.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                        A1 The Headache Collector
                                                                                                                                                                                                        A2 Down In The Dumps
                                                                                                                                                                                                        A3 Leave It Out
                                                                                                                                                                                                        A4 Comfort And Joy
                                                                                                                                                                                                        A5 Coincidence
                                                                                                                                                                                                        B1 I Spit In Your Gravy
                                                                                                                                                                                                        B2 Square Circle
                                                                                                                                                                                                        B3 Part Time Moral England
                                                                                                                                                                                                        B4 How To Age
                                                                                                                                                                                                        B5 No Can Do
                                                                                                                                                                                                        C1 It's A Cracker
                                                                                                                                                                                                        C2 Here We Go Now
                                                                                                                                                                                                        C3 What A Carry On
                                                                                                                                                                                                        C4 Carry On Carrying On
                                                                                                                                                                                                        C5 Comfort And Joy (ep Version)
                                                                                                                                                                                                        D1 First My Job
                                                                                                                                                                                                        D2 Let's Surf
                                                                                                                                                                                                        D3 Crafty Fag (live)
                                                                                                                                                                                                        D4 Down In The Dumps (version 2)
                                                                                                                                                                                                        D5 At The End Of The Day

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Contortions

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Buy - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Soon after their 1978 debut on the Brian Eno-produced No New York, a compilation that defined the No Wave scene, James Chance’s group Contortions had already evolved—getting sharper, tighter and just plain faster. Despite the loss of keyboardist Adele Bertei and bassist Geoge Scott (who refused to sign a new contract demanded by Chance and his then partner, band manager Anya Phillips) Contortions were firing on all cylinders, and their first full-length album, 1979’s Buy, is a marvel of hot-wired energy.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Led by the brash yelps and free-sax squawks of Chance, Contortions spit out fiercely rhythmic tunes charged by the wiry guitar lines of Jody Harris and the dizzying slide guitar of Pat Place. With drummer Don Christensen slipping in pointillist beats and David Hofstra’s infectious basslines, the songs on Buy crackle with both precision and abandon. Opener “Designed to Kill” shoots sparks of sound in all directions, while “Contort Yourself” is a nihilistic dance number wherein Chance instructs listeners to twist into knots, physically and mentally. “It’s better than pleasure, it hurts more than pain,” he snarls, later imploring, “You better try being stupid instead of smart.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Heavily influenced by the showman funk of James Brown (whose “I Can’t Stand Myself” the band had covered on No New York) Contortions coined a downtown dance-punk sound that had immediate influence on subsequent No Wave bands—including Place’s Bush Tetras and Bronx trio ESG—as well as the burgeoning disco movement. On Buy, Contortions’ self-invented template is imprinted so hard into the grooves that it sounds like they’re about to break, capturing a combustible band in all its fiery fury.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Design To Kill
                                                                                                                                                                                                          My Infatuation
                                                                                                                                                                                                          I Don't Want To Be Happy
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Anesthetic
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Contort Yourself
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Throw Me Away
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Roving Eye
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Twice Removed
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bedroom Athlete

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Crime

                                                                                                                                                                                                          San Francisco's Doomed - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                            The legend of CRIME looms large among punk aficionados the world over. Formed in the mid-1970s, the band's dual-guitar sound, confrontational image and sleazed methodology still serve as inspiration decades later. With only a handful of singles released during their active lifespan, CRIME's legacy grew significantly as archival recordings began to trickle out in the early 1990s. Of all these excavations, San Francisco's Doomed was one of the first and certainly one of the most powerful.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Culled from 1978-79 studio demos and rehearsal tapes, San Francisco's Doomed captures the frenzy of CRIME's sound in a fittingly loose, devil-may-care framework. Side one is a gloriously unpolished assault of classic, gutter-level punk with vicious live set staples like "Feel The Beat" and "Piss On Your Dog" taking marquee placement over the more well-known singles tracks. Side two finds CRIME taking aim at the so-called New Wave, augmenting their attack with ripped odes that bear the direct influence of science fiction and rockabilly on the group. Few recordings from US punk's first wave match the raw intensity heard on San Francisco's Doomed.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            As Michael Stewart Foley writes in the liner notes, "Unimpressed with the once idealistic counter-culture and all the bands associated with it, CRIME declared itself San Francisco's First And Only Rock 'N' Roll Band. Dressed in police uniforms and driving sonic ice picks through listeners' eardrums with the volume cranked past 10, they looked more like a street gang that might take your wallet and slash your face with a switchblade just to watch you bleed. But despite the band's best efforts to stand apart, CRIME could have come from nowhere else, at no other time."

                                                                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Frustration
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Crime Wave
                                                                                                                                                                                                            I Knew This Nurse
                                                                                                                                                                                                            San Francisco's Doomed
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rock 'n' Roll Enemy No. 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Piss On Your Dog
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Feel The Beat
                                                                                                                                                                                                            I Stupid Anyway
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Twisted
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Murder By Guitar
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Instrumental Instrumental
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Flyeater
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rockabilly Drugstore
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dillinger's Brain
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Flipout
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Emergency Music Ward
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Monkey On Your Back
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Yakuza
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rockin' Weird
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Samura

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Neu!

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Neu!

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fresh after leaving Kraftwerk in the fall of 1971 for what they perceived to be a lack of vision, guitarist Michael Rother and drummer Klaus Dinger formed their own unit and changed the face of German rock forever. Dinger's mechanical, cut time drumming and Rother's two-note bass runs adorned with cleverly manipulated and dreamy guitar riffs and fills were the hallmarks of the "motorik" sound that would become the band's trademark. Neu!'s debut album was driving music for the apocalypse in 1971. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                              STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Martin says: It is almost impossible to do justice to an album like this. The wellspring of the genre that came to be known as Krautrock - and possibly its finest hour - emerged from Dusseldorf in 1971, part of a cultural watershed marking the point at which a nation began to look to the future instead of over it's shoulder. The very definition of 'modern'.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hallogallo
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sonderangebot
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Weissensee
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Im Glück
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Negativland
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lieber Honig

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bright Eyes

                                                                                                                                                                                                              A Collection Of Songs Written And Recorded 1995-1997 - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                It’s the desire to celebrate their sonic bounty that first got Oberst and the band excited about the idea of comprehensive reissues. But this wouldn’t be a Bright Eyes project if a moment devoted to appreciating the past weren’t turned into an opportunity to connect with the future. That’s where the nine companion EPs come in. Or as Oberst puts it, “the supplemental reading” for the primary reissues: One six-track EP per reissued album, each featuring five reworked songs from that album. “My thing was they had to sound different from the originals, we had to mess with them in a substantial way.” Plus one cover that felt “of the era” in which that particular albums was made – a song that meant something to the band at the time. To help the EPs come alive in the fullest way, Bright Eyes called in lots of old friends, like Bridgers, M. Ward, and Welch and Rawlings, as well as new ones like Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                SIDE A:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                1.The Invisible Gardener
                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Patient Hope In New Snow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. Saturday As Usual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. Falling Out Of Love At This Volume
                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. Exaltation On A Cool Kitchen Floor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                SIDE B:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. The Awful Sweetness Of Escaping Sweat
                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. Puella Quam Amo Est Pulchra
                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. Driving Fast Through A Big City At Night
                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. How Many Lights Do You See?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. I Watched You Taking Off

                                                                                                                                                                                                                SIDE C:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. A Celebration Upon Completion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. Emiy, Sing Something Sweet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. All Of The Truth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. One Straw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                15. Lila

                                                                                                                                                                                                                SIDE D:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                16. A Few Minutes On Friday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                17. Supriya
                                                                                                                                                                                                                18. Solid Jackson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                19. Feb. 15th
                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. The ‘Feel Good’ Revolution

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bright Eyes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Letting Off The Happiness - 2022 Reissue



                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SIDE A:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. If Winter Ends
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Padraic My Prince
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. Contract And Compare
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. The City Has Sex
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. The Difference In The Shades
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Touch

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SIDE B:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. June On The West Coast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Pull My Hair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. A Poetic Retelling Of An
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Unfortunate Seduction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. Tereza And Tomas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Kevin Morby

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Harlem River - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    arlem River marks the solo debut of songwriter Kevin Morby. Known for his work as the singer / guitarist for Brooklyn band The Babies and bassist for Woods, the Kansas City native and new Los Angeles resident calls the record “an homage to New York City,” his adopted home for the past five years.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Harlem River features eight interweaving tales of tragedy and misfortune from a series of desperate characters playing out their dramas with the city as backdrop. A departure from some of the signature sounds of his better known projects, Morby’s solo material glistens with a haunting intimacy. He maintains that the songs are about other people, but it’s hard not to feel a piece of him in each one—a half-imagined, half-painfully personal world of lost love, addiction, violence and prayers for the departed. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The album was recorded in Los Angeles in February and March of 2013 with producer Rob Barbato, who recorded The Babies’ second album Our House on the Hill and whose guitar and bass work figure prominently on Harlem River. It also features drummer Justin Sullivan (The Babies) as well as contributions from Will Canzoneri, Tim Presley (White Fence), Dan Iead and Cate Le Bon.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Miles, Miles, Miles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Wild Side (Oh The Places You'll Go)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Harlem River
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. If You Leave And If You Marry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Slow Train
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Reign
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Sucker In The Void (The Lone Mile)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8. The Dead They Don't Come Back

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kevin Morby

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Still Life - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Still Life is the second solo album from Kevin Morby. The namesake of the record is an art piece by Maynard Monrow entitled “Still Life with the Rejects from the Land of Misfit Toys.” The album’s title has several meanings. On the surface, it refers to Morby’s change in lifestyle that came with moving to Los Angeles from New York in August of 2013. But he also admits that the title is ironic. The songs from Still Life were written during yet another period of tour and travel for Morby, as he spent almost all of 2013 on the road with Woods (with whom Morby parted ways amicably last year), The Babies (who are currently on hiatus) and as a solo artist. The album reflects both this time in transit and the quiet confines of his new home in Montecito Heights. Scenes of performers, audience expectations and the paradoxical confines of a roving individual perpetually caught in a crowd percolate the songs, notably in “The Jester, The Tramp & The Acrobat,” and “Parade.” (Morby calls the latter an elegy of sorts for one of his major influences, Lou Reed.) Violent fates, wrestling with destiny and the nature of death creep into songs like “The Ballad of Arlo Jones,” “Bloodsucker” and “Amen.” Even Morby’s more obvious love songs like “All of My Life,” “Drowning” and “Our Moon” are highly bittersweet; the characters seem to never quite find each other, but perhaps they find themselves. As with Harlem River, Still Life is produced by Rob Barbato (Cass McCombs, Darker My Love) who adds his signature guitar and bass playing to the album. The album was engineered and mixed by Drew Fischer, who also worked on Harlem River and The Babies’ second full-length album Our House on the Hill, and recorded between March and June of 2014 at Barbato and Fischer’s new studio, Comp’ny. Morby is also once again joined by Justin Sullivan (The Babies) on drums and percussion. Sullivan is a fixture in Morby’s live band, which completed a full US tour in January of 2014, supporting Cate Le Bon. Solo artist (and Le Bon guitarist) H. Hawkline handled bass duties for Morby on the tour and contributes bass to three songs on the record that were a live staple. Multi-instrumentalist Will Canzoneri (Le Bon, Cass McCombs, Jessica Pratt), who also performed live with Morby on the tour and who was a contributor on Harlem River, performs piano and organ on the album.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Nancy Sinatra

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Boots - Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        “Dumb stuff, as Lee used to call it. Dumb doesn’t mean stupid. It means human and understandable. It was the sound of three guitars, drums, and bass. It was simple, very, very simple. I can still see the room, the studio. With Carol Kaye, Glen Campbell, Donnie Owens… I can still see them all sitting there and chunking away. I guess simple was the best way to explain it, uncomplicated.” – Nancy Sinatra.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Light in the Attic is proud to present the next installment of the Nancy Sinatra Archival Series with a deluxe reissue of Nancy’s first album, Boots.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The 1966 debut million-selling debut LP, introduced the sassy, blonde, go-go booted icon. Built around her Lee Hazlewood-penned hits, “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’” and “So Long, Babe,” the folk-rock era milestone album features songs by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Hazlewood and more. The catchy and jangly pop hooks performed by the famed Los Angeles session musicians, The Wrecking Crew and Billy Strange’s innovative arrangements provided the perfect sound to help Nancy capture the attention of the world. The new reissue includes two bonus tracks recorded during the album sessions, the non-album b-side “The City Never Sleeps At Night” and the previously unreleased “For Some.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Remastered from the original analog tapes by GRAMMY®-nominated engineer John Baldwin, the reissue is complemented by a new Q&A interview with Nancy and GRAMMY®-nominated reissue co-producer Hunter Lea.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The CD edition is housed in a digipak and features a 28-page booklet, while each vinyl set is presented in an expanded gatefold jacket (featuring a 20-page booklet)


                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        As Tears Go By
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Day Tripper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I Move Around
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        It Ain't Me Babe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        In My Room
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        So Long
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Babe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Flowers On The Wall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        If He'd Love Me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Run For Your Life
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The City Never Sleeps At Night (Bonus Track)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        For Some (Bonus Track)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Various Artists

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Back To Mine: Groove Armada - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Groove Armada’s iconic Back To Mine compilation from the Millennium gets a long-awaited re-issue 22 years after its original release. As Groove Armada celebrate 25 years of touring with their final ever world live tour, which includes nine huge dates across the UK, it’s a chance to relive Groove Armada’s eclectic and expert curation.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The album, which was one of the biggest ever selling editions of the Back To Mine Series, will be available on double heavyweight vinyl for the first timers well as a limited collectors edition in Pumpkin orange. This release marks the first of many reissues of iconic Back To Mine titles.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Groove Armada special edition package features 12 tracks featured on the seminal album in one of the best loved compilation series’. Despite the length in time since its original release, the album remains timeless with an inspired selection ranging from A Tribe Called Quest, Barry White, Tears For Fears to the compilers themselves.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          For nearly two decades, Groove Armada have been established as one of the planet's best loved and biggest selling dance acts. As comfortable on the big stages as they are in sweat soaked basements, the boys cross genres and styles with ease. This translates perfectly into their addition of Back To Mine which boldly, yet effortlessly traverses a multitude of sounds that you wouldn’t imagine could be the perfect match. Collectively, the album is colorfully funky, soulful, and incredibly smooth. 


                                                                                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A1. A Tribe Called Quest - Description Of A Fool (Groove Armada's Acoustic Mix)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A2. Barry White - Playing Your Game, Baby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A3. Tony D - Piano Grand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B1. Sidewinder - Stanway's Revenge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B2. BBG - Snappiness (Sweet Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B3. Ray Mang - Number One
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          C1. Dayton - The Sound Of Music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          C2. Groove Armada - Your Song (Tim 'Love' Lee Mix)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          C3. Mica Paris - I Should’ve Known Better
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          D1. Schmoov! - Destination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          D2. Chaser - Tall Stories (Pooley’s Lars From Mars Mix)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          D3. Tears For Fears - Pharaohs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          µ-Ziq

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lunatic Harness - 25th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lunatic Harness, µ-Ziq's rare and sought-after fourth album, was originally released in July 1997 on Virgin's Hut Recordings label. It is generally considered to be Mike Paradinas's best work of the nineties. An Apple Music review describes Lunatic Harness as "the prettiest album to come out of the mid-'90s "drill'n'bass movement", noting that Paradinas eschewed the abrasiveness of similar works by Squarepusher and Aphex Twin in favour of "atmospheres of ethereal color and shimmering melody", bringing the album "closer to pop music than anything Paradinas had previously attempted". Planet Mu has compiled a special 256th anniversary edition 4xLP boxset bringing together the My Little Beautiful EP, the Lunatic Harness album and May 1998's Brace Yourself EP (released by USA's Astralwerks label) with the addition of four rare tracks. Discs one and two of the vinyl are the original Lunatic Harness album, disc three compiles the My Little Beautiful b-sides with three unreleased cuts from the period and a remix of Mr.Angry from 1997's Mealtime compilation, while disc four is the 8-track Brace Yourself EP which hasn't been re-issued since 1998. This all comes in individual printed sleeves housed in a rigid box with an insert collage of some of the press Mike received at the time. There is also a 2xCD edition with the same tracklisting.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1/Brace Yourself Jason
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2/Hasty Boom Alert
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3/Mushroom Compost
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            B:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1/Blainville
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2/Lunatic Harness
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3/Approaching Menace
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            C:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1/ My Little Beautiful
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2/ Secret Stair Pt.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3/ Secret Stair Pt.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4/ Wannabe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            D:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1/ Catkin And Teasel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2/ London
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3/ Midwinter Log
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            E:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1/ Hanky Pokery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2/ Jiggery Panky
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3/ Worcester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4/ The Cut Of My Jib
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            F:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1/ Lunatic Harness (Original Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2/ Lunatic Harness (Remix)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3/ Mr. Angry (Remix)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            G:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1/ Brace Yourself (Remix)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2/ Kubba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3/ Vaken Bolt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4/ Losers' March
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            H:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1/ Summer Living 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2/ Intellitag
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3/ Abmoit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4/ Brace Yourself (Reprise)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Who

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Who Sell Out - Half Speed Master Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Released in 1967 Sell Out was the third album released by the Who, it is remembered for the use of fake adverts and jingles between songs.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The album contains songs such as I Can See for Miles, Armenia City in the Sky and Tattoo, and has been mastered by long time Who engineer Jon Astley from the original tapes and is packaged in original sleeve with obi and certificate of authenticity.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              This black vinyl version is engineered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios using a half-speed mastering technique which produces a superior vinyl cut.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SIDE 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Armenia City In The Sky
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Heinz Baked Beans
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mary Anne With The Shaky Hand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Odorono
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tattoo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Our Love Was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              I Can See For Miles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SIDE 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Can't Reach You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Medac
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Relax
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Silas Stingy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sunrise
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rael (1 And 2)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Madlib

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Medicine Show # 5 - History Of The Loop Digga 1990 - 2000

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Back in the 1990s, 'beat tapes', as hip hop producers' demo-reels are now quaintly referred to, were literally that: cassettes of beats made either for self, friends, or potential collaborators. Madlib cranked out a bunch of ‘em in the days between his early productions for the Alkaholiks around 1992, and the release of his Quasimoto album in 2000, after which he took a couple of years off the beats to focus on his fictional jazz outfit Yesterday's New Quintet. This collection showcases the way that Madlib’s early hip hop demos were filtered out to his friends and associates and provides an opportunity for a unique view into his working process. These beats, often freestyled on whatever machine he had at the ready, were picked up by rappers over a period of many years, including tracks later used by the likes of Wildchild and Percee P yet created some years before release. This collection is also punctuated with a series of early solo raps by Madlib and his Quasimoto alter ego, and features the crew known collectively as CDP : rappers who worked side by side with Madlib during the early days of his Oxnard-based Crate Diggas Palace studios.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Matt says: We don't usually give a genre pick of the week to a reissue. We like to keep things fresh. But such was the impact of this incredibly creative masterpiece by Madlib, and in leu of anything that could by considered serious competition; it's time to reload on this classic leftfield beat tape. The inspiration for many; and on permanent rotation here at Picc HQ since its release in 2010.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1. Warning (Intro)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2. Static Invazion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              3. Stakeout
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              4. Rapper X Radio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              5. Last Day's Music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              6. Episode VI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              7. Nothing From Nothing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              8. Episode VIII
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              9. Episode IX
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              10. Episode X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              11. Episode XI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              12. Episode XII
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              13. Episode XIII
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              14. Episode XIV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              15. Episode XV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              16. Episode XVI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              17. Episode XVII
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              18. Episode XVIII
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              19. Episode XIX
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              20. Episode XX
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              21. Further Adventures Of Walkman Flavor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              22. Episode XXII
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              23. Episode XXIII
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              24. Episode XXIV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              25. Episode XXV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              26. Episode XXVI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              27. Episode XXVII
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              28. Live From Outer Space
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              29. Real Days
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              30. C.D.P. Assassins Pt. 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              31. C.D.P. Assassins Pt. 2 & 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              32. C.D.P. Assassins Pt. 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              33. C.D.P. Assassins Pt. 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              34. C.D.P. Assassins Pt. 6

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Congos

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Heart Of The Congos - 2022 Remaster

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                "the best roots reggae album ever…" Lloyd Bradley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                "a defining statement of Jamaican vocal group artistry in the seventies, by virtue of it's thematic coherence, superb musicanship and beautiful vocals it is exemplary roots music of the highest order. It is also the most perfectly realised album to come from Lee Perry's Black Ark" Steve Barrow, Blood & Fire Reggae Historian.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fisherman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Congoman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Open Up The Gate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Children Crying
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                La La Bam Bam
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Can't Come In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sodom And Gomorrow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The Wrong Thing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ark Of The Covenant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Solid Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Birth Control

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Here And Now - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The German progressive / hard rock legend's last studio album (2016) with Bernd "Nossi" Noske - released posthumously in 2016 two years after the sudden death of the band's mastermind, singer and drummer.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Birth Control

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Open Up

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A new studio album by the German progressive / hard rock legends. In the 1970s, Birth Control were one of the most internationally successful German rock bands . Since their spectacular album debut in 1970 on the cult label Ohr, the band has released more than thirty long players, including timeless classics such as "Operation", "Hoodoo Man" (which includes the disco hit "Gamma Ray") and "Plastic People".

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Their 21st regular album is the first since the death of the band mastermind, singer and drummer Bernd Noske. Birth Control has always had a completely unique sound, showing the creativity and range of the current line-up on this album and gets to the heart of their wealth of ideas in 54 minutes, bringing 8 new studio tracks to the turntable, including a reworking of the 1972 hit Gamma Ray. Furthermore, seven new songs from the compositional pen of their songwriter duo Kühn/Ettrich, a brilliant mix of progressive/hard rock, blues and funk.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Gamma Ray 2.0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2.The Last Word
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Wrestling Mama
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Open Sesame
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. I Don't Mind
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Wannabe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Plans Get Lost
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8. These Are The Days

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ash

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1977 - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The spectacular debut release from Ash, 1977 was a monumental album in the brit-rock scene, reaching No.1 within the UK and has since become a platinum record. The Northern Irish (NI) band, smashed out the huge singles ‘Girl From Mars’, ‘Kung Fu’, ‘Goldfinger’, ‘Angel Interceptor’ and ‘Oh Yeah’ on the album.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ash and BMG are proud to reissue Ash’s debut LP ‘1977’ for the first time on stunning black and white splatter vinyl. This album has not been re-issued since it’s 1996 release, so will be an exciting prospect within the brit-rock community. 1977 was included in NME’s 500 best albums of all time, so resonates strongly with a wide audience. Upon release Ash drew critical comparisons to Buzzcocks, Dinosaur Jr. and Sonic Youth, whilst touring with allusive contemporaries Weezer and Smashing Pumpkins and many more.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      This re-issue coincides with the release of 1977 on immersive Sony 360RA for the very first time. This unique mix will give fans insight into Tim Wheeler’s sonic spatial sphere bringing Ash’s incredible hits into the new age.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Side A:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lose Control (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Goldfinger (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Girl From Mars (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I’d Give You Anything (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Gone The Dream (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kung Fu (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Side B:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Oh Yeah (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Let It Flow (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Innocent Smile (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Angel Interceptor (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lost In You (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Darkside Lightside (2022 Remaster)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Gun Club

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Las Vegas Story - Super Deluxe Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Blixa Sounds release a deluxe edition of The Las Vegas Story, the classic 1984 album by punk rock legends The Gun Club - This Deluxe Edition includes a second LP of the unearthed 1984 concert at Scorgie's in Rochester, NY, and a download link to previously unreleased footage – 1984 Home Movie: The Gun Club On The Road.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Las Vegas Story has been digitally remastered and comes in beautiful gatefold packaging. The Deluxe Editionof this classic 1984 album features extensive liner notes written by Gun Club members Terry Graham, Kid Congo Powers, and Patricia Morrison, as well as guest musicians Dave Alvin, Phast Phreddie Patterson, and producer Jeff Eyrich. The LP includes gatefold packaging and printed sleeves that feature rare Gun Club photography. This classic line-up only stayed together for this one album, featuring original drummer Terry Graham, as well as guitar from Kid Congo Powers (The Cramps, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds) and bassist Patricia Morrison (Sisters Of Mercy). This is considered by many to be the most iconic Gun Club line-up and was only together for this one album and tour!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Las Vegas Story
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Walkin With The Beast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Eternally Is Here / The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Stranger In Our Town
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        My Dreams
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Master Plan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        My Man's Gone Now
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bad America
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Moonlight Motel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Give Up The Sun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Secret Fires
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Brother And Sister
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Walkin' With The Beast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Eternally Is Here
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Stranger In Our Town
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Moonlight Motel 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Like Calling Up Thunder
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sleeping In Blood City
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Goodbye Johnny
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The House On Highland Avenue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Give Up The Sun

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Niney The Observer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        At King Tubby’s Dub Plate Specials 1973-1975 - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Winston ‘Niney’ Holness, A.K.A. The Observer must be one of reggae’s finest Roots Rebel producers. Capable of making some of the heaviest, innovative music, not only in sound but also in the cultural / political sense. Born George Boswell, Montego Bay, Jamaica,1951, and name checked ’Niney’, due to losing a thumb in a workshop accident, he began his career in music by organising bands to play at school dances. But his first steps learning the musical ropes came working under the tutor ledge of producer Bunny Lee around 1967, organising sessions for Bunny’s stable of artists. He moved on to work alongside Lee Perry at Joe Gibb’s ‘Amalgamated’ label setup, where on Lee Perry’s leaving in 1969 to start his own ‘Upsetter’ label, Niney became chief engineer.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Inspired by Perry’s success it wasn't long before his own ‘Destroyer’ label was under way. It was 1970, and his first production entitled ‘Mr Brown’ by DJ’s Dennis Alcapone and Lizzy, proved to be a minor hit, but his own ‘Blood and Fire’ track released in December of that year would become a major hit. After initial problems with it’s likeness to Bob Marley’s ‘Duppy Conqueror’, being ironed out, it’s reissue on his now named ‘Observer’ label, saw it go on to become, Jamaican Record of the Year 1971. Far out selling Bob Marley’s track to the tune of over 30,000 copies in Jamaica alone. A roots classic...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Niney's reputation for building great roots tracks, was furthered with more success working with singer Max Romeo. Issuing cuts such as 'Beard man Feast', the great 'Reggae Matic' and 'Aily and Ailaloo' and renewing his relationship with Lee Perry on the track 'Rasta Band Wagon' who's production credit read Perry, Niney, Maxie. In 1973, Niney began working with Dennis Brown, who was already an established star from an early age, they found a chemistry that went on to produce some of Dennis's finest work.The 1973 hit 'Westbound Train' was followed in 1974 by 'Cassandra', 'I am the Conqueror' and the timeless 'No more shall I Roam'.Another important connection around this time was the great King Tubby who Niney would take his tapes along to and even record some of his tracks at Tubby's house, 18 Drummlie Avenue, Kingston, which doubled as his Studio of Dub.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        It's these tracks that we are concentrating on here, Tubby would strip the tracks back to the bone and rebuild them sometimes leaving off the hook line. Weather that be the horn line or keyboard line and adding effects over the top that could disguise the cut even more. Even Niney stating that when Tubby had finished witWinston Niney Holness aka The Observer must be one of reggae’s finest producers. Capable of making some of the heaviest, innovative music, not only in sound but also in the cultural / political sense. Born George Boswell, Montego Bay, Jamaica,1951, and name checked ’Niney’, due to losing a thumb in a workshop accident, his first steps learning the musical ropes came working under the tutorage of producer Bunny Lee around 1967, organizing sessions for Bunny’s stable of artists. He moved on to work alongside Lee Perry at Joe Gibb’s Amalgamated label, where on Lee Perry’s leaving in 1969 to start his own Upsetter label, Niney became chief engineer.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Inspired by Perry’s success it wasn't long before his own Destroyer label was under way. It was 1970, and his first production entitled “Mr Brown” by DJ’s Dennis Alcapone and Lizzy, proved to be a minor hit, but his own “Blood and Fire” track released later that year would become a major hit. After initial problems with it’s likeness to Bob Marley’s “Duppy Conqueror”, being ironed out, its reissue on his now named Observer label, saw it go on to become Jamaican Record of the Year 1971. Far out selling Bob Marley’s track to the tune of over 30,000 copies in Jamaica alone. A roots classic...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Niney's reputation for building great roots tracks was furthered with more success working with singer Max Romeo. Issuing cuts such as “Beard Man Feast', the great “Reggae Matic” and “Aily and Ailaloo” and renewing his relationship with Lee Perry on the track “Rasta Band Wagon” who's production credit read Perry, Niney, Maxie. In 1973, Niney began working with Dennis Brown, who was already an established star from an early age, they found a chemistry that went on to produce some of Dennis's finest work. The 1973 hit “Westbound Train” was followed in 1974 by “Cassandra”, “I am the Conqueror” and the timeless “No More Shall I Roam”. Another important connection around this time was the great King Tubby who Niney would take his tapes along to and even record some of his tracks at Tubby's house, 18 Drummlie Avenue, Kingston, which doubled as his Studio of Dub.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        It's these tracks that we are concentrating on here, Tubby would strip the tracks back to the bone and rebuild them sometimes leaving off the hook line. Weather that be the horn line or keyboard line and adding effects over the top that could disguise the cut even more. Even Niney stating that when Tubby had finished with a cut, he found it hard to recognize the track himself. It's these tracks as dub plate specials that Tubby would play on his Hometown HI - FI Sound System and it's these such tracks that have been compiled for this release. DJ, Arranger, Producer, his Roots Rebel Music still stands the test of time.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        h a cut, he found it hard to recognise the track himself.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        It's these tracks as dub plate specials that Tubby would play on his Hometown HI - FI Sound System and it's these such tracks that we have compiled for this release. Dub Plates that have not seen the light of day since tragically the great Osbourne Ruddock A.K.A. King Tubby was gunned down and murdered on the 06th of December 1989. For a few dollars and a gold chain, reggae music has lost one of its most inventive, creative forces.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Niney also cut tracks with many other reggae giants, Gregory Issac's, Michael Rose, Junior Delgado, Horace Andy, Delroy Wilson to name but a few. As in house producer at the legendary Channel studios and supervising sessions at Dynamic and Randy's Studio17, his magic touched many. DJ, Arranger, Producer, his Roots Rebel Music still stands the test of time.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Matt says: Considering their age, Niney's dubs still boom hard through any modern soundsystem. One of the darkest and heaviest producers of the wave first!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 Set Dub Free
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2 Lately Dub
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3 Dub With Tubby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4 Dub Exclusive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5 In Love With Dub
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6 No More Dub
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7 Here Comes Dub
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8 Tenement Dub
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9 Swallow Field & Dub
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10 Dubbing With Sally
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11 Dark Side Of Dub
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12 Dub In Silver
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13 Truthful Dub*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14 Dub Born Here*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        *CD Bonus Tracks

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Screaming Gun Demos

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          This stand alone companion album to the deluxe self-titled album reissue collects demo versions from the 1999 Screaming Gun sessions which have never before seen release. The tracks "Sulk", "Soul Searching" and "Motor Bass" have never been released period. The other tracks are different versions of the tracks from the Self Titled album and from the original Screaming Gun, which also have never been released. These tracks are mastered for this release, sourced from the original DAT masters, and curated by BRMC.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Wasting Away (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Weight Of The World (Midrats Mix)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. Soul Searching (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Wasting Reprise (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Screaming Gun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. Fail Safe (9 9' Mix)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7. Sulk (Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          8. Too Real (Acoustic Demo)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9. Motor Bass (Demo)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          That we live in a world changed is beyond question. Since 2015’s Zenith, Berlin-based songwriter Molly Nilssonhas surrendered to the world, traveling from Mexico to Glasgow, observing the changing socio-political landscape and imagining a better world. For an artist who has so successfully created her own environment and gradually let others in, her 8th studio album Imaginations sees Nilsson directly engaging with her surroundings, engendering change and allowing love in.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Molly has built an almost 10 year career on perfectly summing up how we feel and this is no different... W ho else could write a song about privilege (Let’s Talk About Privileges) and make a heart-r endi ng c hor us of “It ’s never being afraid of the police, it’s expecting every thank you, every please.” The artist’s vision on this album is perhaps more forceful than the emotionally fragile moments of previous album Zenith, at times exemplified on songs like Memory Foam, a bright, driving pop song that belies themes of nostalgia and the past, reminding us that Molly alone can make us feel so welcome in loneliness.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          If there’s overt anger in songs like Money Never Sleeps, an anthem for a post-capitalist utopia if ever there was one, there’s also seams of optimism sewn into the album’s genetic code. A ny revolutionary will tell you that anger alone achieves nothing - Nilsson’s mission on Imaginations is to offer some alternatives we can hold close. Not Today Satan is a song about accepting love as the agent of change; “D on’t be sad, but do get mad at all the small men who act so tall, in the end they always fall; there ain’t no sin in giving in to love, that’s just how we’re winning the f i g h t . ”

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1.Tender Surrender
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2.Let's Talk About Privileges
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3.Mona-Lisa's Smile
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4.Memory Foam
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.American Express
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6.Money Never Dreams
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7.Not Today Satan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          8.Think Pink
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9.Modern World
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10.Inner Cities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          11.Theory Of Life
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          12.After Life

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Frankie Rose

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Seventeen Seconds

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Night School is proud and excited to team up with Frankie Rose to reissue her much loved interpretation of The Cure’s masterpiece Seventeen Seconds.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pressed on Dark Red Transparent Vinyl with new, artist approved artwork, Frankie Rose’s Seventeen Seconds is the art of the cover album done right. "Since I already think it's a perfect record, I tried not to reinterpret too much and stick to similar sounds as the original, but with a twist.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dark Red Transparent Vinyl Pressing of 600.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A Reflection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Play For Today
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Secrets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            In Your House
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Three
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Final Sound
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A Forest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            M
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            At Night
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Seventeen Seconds

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Roxy Music

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Flesh And Blood - Half Speed Master Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              In May 1980 Flesh + Blood gave Roxy Music their second No’1 UK Album and peaked at No’35 in the US Billboard chart. The album was preceded by the single “Over You”, a No. 5 UK hit that also provided the band with a rare US chart entry at No’ 80. Two more hit singles followed: “Oh Yeah” (UK No’5) and “Same Old Scene” (UK No’12). Flesh + Blood also included two cover versions: The Byrds’ “Eight Miles High” and Wilson Pickett’s “In the Midnight Hour”. The albums artwork was envisaged and designed by iconic British artist Peter Saville. Each Roxy Music album has been Re-Issued with a fresh Half-Speed cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios. London. To reflect the audio, all eight of the Roxy Music studio albums have had their artwork revised and with a gloss laminated finish so that each album is not just a record it’s a piece of art.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Alt-J

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              This Is All Yours - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                alt-J are Joe Newman [guitar/vocals], Gus Unger-Hamilton [keyboards] and Thom Green [drums]. They released their debut album An Awesome Wave to critical acclaim in May 2012 (September2012 in North America). The album won the Mercury Music Prize in November 2012 and was nominated for British Album of the Year at the Brit Awards in February 2013, one of three nominations the band received. In May that year An Awesome Wave received the Ivor Novello Album Award.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Intro
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Arrival In Nara
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Nara
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Every Other Freckle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Left Hand Free
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Garden Of England
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Choice Kingdom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hunger Of The Pine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Warm Foothills
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The Gospel Of John Hurt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Pusher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bloodflood, Pt.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Leaving Nara

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Alt-J

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                An Awesome Wave - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  'An Awesome Wave' is finally back in stock on vinyl as the band celebrate the 10th anniversary of this classic debut record. Described by The Guardian in their Albums Of The Year coverage as “Remarkable and Rewarding:, ‘An Awesome Wave’ won the band the Mercury Music Prize and an Ivor Novello award, the album has since gone platinum in the UK and continues to receive critical acclaim. This album saw the start of a remarkable trajectory for the band who became one of the most successful British bands of the millennium. alt-J have now sold in excess of two million albums and their songs have been streamed over two and a half billion times. Their follow up album This Is All Yours was a UK number 1, GRAMMY and BRIT Award-nominated album. Released in 2017, album number 3 RELAXER flew straight into the top 10 of the UK album chart ahead of a summer of major international shows-including a headline show at London’s O2 Arena; and headline performances at numerous festivals and became their second album to be nominated for the Mercury Prize. 2022 saw the release of their 4th album The Dream which reached top 3 in the Uk and was one of the best reviewed records of 2022

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Intro
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Interlude I (the Ripe & Ruin)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tessellate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Breezeblocks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Interlude Ii (guitar)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Something Good
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dissolve Me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Matilda
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ms
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fitzpleasure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Interlude Iii (piano)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bloodflood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Taro

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Viktor Vaughn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Vaudeville Villain (RSD22 EDITION)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2022 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    For 2003's "Vaudeville Villain" MF DOOM took on yet another pseudonym. Where MF DOOM drew from Doctor Doom, Viktor Vaughn drew from the Doctor's government name, Victor von Doom. The influence of superheros and supervillians however goes much deeper than the nom de plume, the silver age sci-fi vibe is present, musically, throughout Vaudeville Villain. Long out of print on vinyl, Get On Down presents this landmark of MF DOOM's career as a double gatefold LP for RSD 2022.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brian Tyler

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Fast And Furious: Tokyo Drift - Original Score (RSD22 EDITION)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2022 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Fast and the Furious is the most successful movie franchise of all time, with almost 6.5 BILLION dollars in box office receipts from ten films over the past 20 years. Tokyo Drift is often sighted as the best of the lot, and the musical score is definitely one of the most lauded among score fans. Brian Tyler scored Tokyo Drift, (with an assist from Slash on "Welcome to Tokyo"), and went on to the score four of the five subsequent films. This album has never been available before on LP. The text only CD cover has been replaced with a new design based on Japanese manga art styles. This double disc will feature an orange LP for sides A and B, and a black vinyl record for sides C and D, with side D featuring a stencil of the scarab beetle design that appears on the car belonging to the Drift King.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Charlatans

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A Head Full Of Ideas - 2022 Repress

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      What can you say about this amazing band that hasn’t already been said? Also rans who out ran, under dogs who became winners, it’s been a long and winding road of heartache and seemingly unpassable obstacles that were always met with an unerring drive and positivity. This is a band who always believed in themselves and, just as importantly, the power of music.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I think it’s about 13 studio albums which this wonderful compilation covers. They’ve been going since 1989, but the thing is, their last two records are probably in their top three. 2015’s Modern Nature is second only to their Britpop era high, Tellin’ Stories. And it’s follow up, ‘Different Days’, not far behind. They constantly reinvent themselves, always sound fresh, always produce timeless classics which defy pigeon holing. From “The Only One I Know” through “Can’t Get Out of Bed”, “Tellin’ Stories”, “North Country Boy'' and right up to “Come Home Baby” and “Plastic Machinery”, the high quality never seems to drop and, as I said earlier, is possibly even getting better.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      It’s well documented how this group has been beset by awful tragedy, so, I see the majesty of this incredible compilation as a testimony to the belief, dedication, and power of positive thinking that the original members clearly possess. In front man Tim Burgess the Charlatans have a modern-day folk hero. A man-child dreamer, believer, and cosmic schemer who spreads nothing but joy and love. He’s just a conductor for all good music, not just his own, and when his online listening parties took flight over Lockdown, he united a nation of music fans and even drew praise from Paul McCartney. The guy’s a hero and his band are too. This career defining best of is faultless: every home should have one.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Barry says: This is pretty much the essential document of one of Manchester's most legendary musical outfits. It's a heady collection that spans over thirty years of music...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      THEN1CD (CD)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A HEAD FULL OF IDEAS (BEST OF)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1) The Only One I Know
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2) Weirdo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3) Can’t Get Out Of Bed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4) Jesus Hairdo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5) Just When You’re Thinking Things Over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      6) North Country Boy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7) Tellin’ Stories
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8) One To Another
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      9) How High
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10) Forever (Edit)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      11) Impossible (Edit)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      12) Love Is The Key
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      13) A Man Needs To Be Told
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      14) Up At The Lake
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      15) Blackened Blue Eyes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      16) Oh Vanity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      17) My Foolish Pride
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      18) Come Home Baby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      19) Let The Good Times Be Never Ending (Edit)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      20) Plastic Machinery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      21) Totally Eclipsing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      THEN1CDX (2CD Deluxe)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CD1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A HEAD FULL OF IDEAS (BEST OF)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1) The Only One I Know
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2) Weirdo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3) Can’t Get Out Of Bed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4) Jesus Hairdo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5) Just When You’re Thinking Things Over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      6) North Country Boy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7) Tellin’ Stories
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8) One To Another
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      9) How High
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10) Forever (Edit)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      11) Impossible (Edit)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      12) Love Is The Key
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      13) A Man Needs To Be Told
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      14) Up At The Lake
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      15) Blackened Blue Eyes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      16) Oh Vanity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      17) My Foolish Pride
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      18) Come Home Baby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      19) Let The Good Times Be Never Ending (Edit)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      20) Plastic Machinery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      21) Totally Eclipsing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CD2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRUST IS FOR BELIEVERS (LIVE)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1) Polar Bear (Blackburn, King Georges Hall. November 1990 - BBC Radio 1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2) Indian Rope (Reading Festival 1992 - BBC Radio 1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3) Can’t Even Be Bothered (Reading Festival 1992 - BBC Radio 1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4) Can’t Get Out Of Bed (Glasgow Tramway, Sound City 1994 - BBC Radio1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5) I Never Want An Easy Life (If Me And Him Were Ever To Get There) (Glasgow Tramway, Sound City 1994 - BBC Radio1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      6) Then (Glastonbury Festival 1995 - BBC Radio 1) 7) Tootache (Hultsfred Festival, Sweden 1997). ***Exclusive To 2CD Deluxe***
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8) Here Comes A Soul Saver (Hultsfred Festival, Sweden 1997)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      9) Just Lookin’ (Hultsfred Festival, Sweden 1997) ***Exclsuive To 2CD Deluxe***
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10) My Beautiful Friend (Delamare Forest, Cheshire 2007)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      11) The Blind Stagger (Delamare Forest, Cheshire 2007)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      12) Trouble Understanding (The Church Studios, London) ***Exclusive To 2CD Deluxe***
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      13) Sproston Green (Reading Festival 1999 - BBC Radio 1)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      THEN1LP (2LP)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A HEAD FULL OF IDEAS (BEST OF)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A1) The Only One I Know
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A2) Weirdo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A3) Can’t Get Out Of Bed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A4) Jesus Hairdo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A5) Just When You’re Thinking Things Over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A6) North Country Boy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B1) Tellin’ Stories
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B2) One To Another
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B3) How High
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B4) Forever
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B5) Impossible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C1) Love Is The Key
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C2) A Man Needs To Be Told
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C3) Up At The Lake
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C4) Blackened Blue Eyes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C5) Oh Vanity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      D1) My Foolish Pride
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      D2) Come Home Baby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      D3) Let The Good Times Be Never Ending
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      D4) Plastic Machinery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      D5) Totally Eclipsing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      THEN1LPX (3LP)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A HEAD FULL OF IDEAS (BEST OF)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A1) The Only One I Know
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A2) Weirdo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A3) Can’t Get Out Of Bed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A4) Jesus Hairdo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A5) Just When You’re Thinking Things Over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A6) North Country Boy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B1) Tellin’ Stories
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B2) One To Another
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B3) How High
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B4) Forever
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B5) Impossible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C1) Love Is The Key
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C2) A Man Needs To Be Told
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C3) Up At The Lake
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C4) Blackened Blue Eyes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C5) Oh Vanity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      D1) My Foolish Pride
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      D2) Come Home Baby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      D3) Let The Good Times Be Never Ending
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      D4) Plastic Machinery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      D5) Totally Eclipsing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      E1) Polar Bear (Blackburn, King Georges Hall. November 1990 - BBC Radio 1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      E2) Indian Rope (Reading Festival 1992 - BBC Radio 1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      E3) Can’t Even Be Bothered (Reading Festival 1992 - BBC Radio 1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      E4) Can’t Get Out Of Bed (Glasgow Tramway, Sound City 1994 - BBC Radio1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      E5) I Never Want An Easy Life (If Me And Him Were Ever To Get There) (Glasgow Tramway, Sound City 1994 - BBC Radio1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      F1) Then (Glastonbury Festival 1995 - BBC Radio 1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      F2) Here Comes A Soul Saver (Hultsfred Festival, Sweden 1997)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      F3) My Beautiful Friend (Delamare Forest, Cheshire 2007)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      F4) The Blind Stagger (Delamare Forest, Cheshire 2007)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      F5) Sproston Green (Reading Festival 1999 - BBC Radio 1)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      My Bloody Valentine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Isn't Anything - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        My Bloody Valentine, the quartet of Bilinda Butcher, Kevin Shields, Deb Googe and Colm Ó Cíosóig, are widely revered as one of the most ground-breaking and influential groups of the past forty years. During an era in which guitar bands denoted, at best, a retro-classicism, not only did my bloody valentine sound unlike any of their contemporaries, the band achieved the rare feat of sounding like the future.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        With their debut album, ‘isn’t anything’ (originally released in 1988), my bloody valentine revolutionised alternative music and heralded a new approach to guitar music for generations to come. The album birthed a sound which became a template for thousands of new subgenres, heralding a new approach to guitar music and studio production. Not only was it a new type of music, it paved the way for a new type of journalism; inciting comparisons to elemental phenomenon, tapping into how the music affected the psyche.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Shields and Butcher frequently sang in a similar vocal range that allowed their voices to blend together. This had the effect of making their gender indistinguishable, to the point where their voices could be used as another melodic layer to complement the vertigo-inducing sounds made by Shields’ guitars. It is a record characterised by the ominous sense of space that inhabits many of its songs, which veered between the harried and propulsive, to the subdued and eerie.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Soft As Snow (but Warm inside)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lose My Breath
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cupid Come
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (when You Wake) You’re Still In A Dream
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        No More Sorry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        All I Need
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Feed Me With Your Kiss
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sueisfine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Several Girls Galore
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        You Never Should
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nothing Much To Lose
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I Can See It (but I Can’t Feel it)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Zola Jesus

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Okovi (15 Year Anniversary Clear And Black Splatter)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          For over a decade, Nika Roza Danilova has been recording music as Zola Jesus. She’s been on Sacred Bones Records for most of that time, and Okovi marks her reunion with the label.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fittingly, the 11 electronics-driven songs on Okovi share musical DNA with her early work on Sacred Bones. The music was written in pure catharsis, and as a result, the sonics are heavy, dark, and exploratory. In addition to the contributions of Danilova’s longtime live bandmate Alex DeGroot, producer/musician WIFE, cellist/noise-maker Shannon Kennedy from Pedestrian Deposit, and percussionist Ted Byrnes all helped build Okovi’s textural universe.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          With Okovi, Zola Jesus has crafted a profound meditation on loss and reconciliation that stands tall alongside the major works of its genre. The album speaks of tragedy with great wisdom and clarity. Its songs plumb dark depths, but they reflect light as well.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Doma
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Exhumed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. Soak 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Ash To Bone 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Witness 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. Siphon 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7. Veka 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          8. Wiseblood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9. NMO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10. Remains
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          11. Half Life 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fleetwood Mac

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Madison Blues

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fleetwood Mac made it big twice over: first as young kings of the late 1960's British blues boom – blues fanatics who nonetheless made the pop charts with a batch of memorable songs penned by founder Peter Green.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Then secondly, as the band that with its Rumours album Californian line- up, tapped into a whole new market in the mid-1970's which became known as AOR - adult oriented rock.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The music here is from a pivotal eighteen months in Mac's history as it lost its original if- it- ain't- blues- we- don't- wanna- know attitude and looked to its own songwriters - and America's West Coast sound - for inspiration.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            After Peter Green's exit in May 1970 the rest of the band bravely decided to carry on as a 4-piece, and so rented an oast house called Kiln House to try and 'get it together in the country. Christine McVie joined, and one of the stand-out songs, 'Station Man', would endure for Mac in the bleak years before they moved to California in 1974 where they struck gold with their eponymous white album and then Rumours. 'Station Man' eventually found its way into the live set-list of the Buckingham/ Nicks line- up and listening to it again here you can hear why: in there, as far back as 1970, are some trademarks of the Rumours sound: threevoice harmonies, in- song tempo changes and ringing guitar sounds. Similarly, 'The Purple Dancer' and 'Jewel Eyed Judy' showcase a vocal harmonies and melodic sense of things to come for Fleetwood Mac many miles down the line.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Crazy About You (Can't Hold Out Much Longer)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Down At the Crown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tell Me All The Things You Do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Station Man
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Purple Dancer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Station Man
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Crazy About You (Can't Hold Out Much Longer)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            One Together
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            I Can't Stop Loving Her
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lonely Without You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tell Me All The Things You Do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jewel-Eyed Judy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Hey Baby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            It's You I Miss
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gone Into The Sun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tell Me You Need Me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Madison Blues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Purple Dancer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Open The Doo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Preaching Blues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dust My Broom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Get Like You Used To Be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Don't Go, Please Stay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Station Man
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            I'm On My Way
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jailhouse Rock
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The King Speaks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Teenage Darlin'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Honey Hush

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ariel Kalma

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Osmose - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              An amazing Krautrock / nature hybrid masterwork. Warm washes of synthesizer, tribal war drums and drones galore all mixed with the sounds of the rainforest, crickets, frogs, even flies - Osmose was originally released in 1978 and found minimalist composer Ariel Kalma using all manner of keyboards, saxophone, harmonium, delays, effects, even circular breathing, to compose gorgeously minimal, softly spacey slow drifting ambient soundscapes, which were then mixed with the sounds of the rainforest (recorded by Richard Tinti). It's a single LP reissue of the double album of 1978.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ariel Kalma

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Interfrequence - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                After the exploit of Osmose in 1978, Kalma returns into the studio in 1980 with Interfrequence, an ambient space library record. Interfrequence is a continuation of his personal research based on the combination of electronic machines with natural sounds and acoustic instrumentation. The French musician fully wears the robe of master of ceremonies of the synths. However, the path taken is not that symphonic of the minimalist and galactic suites composed by other standard bearers like Richard Pinas and Klaus Schulze.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Here, we find 18 short pictures sound (few of them in collaboration of M. Saclays) that emanate a variety of ideas and ethno-cultural influences unparalleled. A distinctive compositional style always returns an crescendo of ecstatic emotions, a reflection on the hidden and secret aspects of the micro and macro cosmos. If in Osmose the sampling sound from the mother Gaia was more explicit, here the Nature is investigated not only in terms of pure tones, but especially in the dynamics of flows and movements dictated by the frequency of moogs and organs and embellished with hyper-space flutes, saxophones and clarinets. Kalma wrote yet another chapter of his personal saga of a new world of sound imagery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sarah Davachi & Ariel Kalma

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Intemporel - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sarah and Ariel blend their strong individual personalities in a single trip on the edge of time. Their kosmiche music is pure, magnificent and elegant, an intergalactic hypnosis that seems to tell of distant times, a millenary vortex of a lost Era. In the first phase of departure, the mysterious song of the sax winds in archaic echoes, supported by the electronic inlays of the synth (Arp Odissey). Flowing between space rumbles and astral progressions, we sight high celestial bodies. When the infinite drones of the tampura start, we take part in the night ceremonial, surrounded by the deep harmonium and the Tibetan bell chimes. This music releases a sort of mythological warmth, secret codes of a lost purity, which lets us dwell in the labyrinths of a pyramid or in the sacred space of a cosmic pagoda.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  David Bowie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars - 50th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    28th April 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the release of David Bowie’s STARMAN, the first single from THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS. To celebrate, Parlophone Records is proud to announce release details to mark the album’s Golden Jubilee.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    On 17th June 2022, 50 years and one day after the original U.K. release date, THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS will be issued as a limited edition 50th anniversary picture disc, featuring a half-speed master and a replica promotional poster for the album.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS is the breakthrough album that catapulted David Bowie into the international spotlight. Over the past 50 years it has remained a touchstone record, growing in stature with each passing year. It is now ingrained in popular culture, its undeniable influence spanning musicians from Arcade Fire to Lady Gaga, to Harry Styles’s androgynous fashion sense to Noel Fielding’s shirts on The Great British Bake-Off to Ziggy make-up challenges on Tik-Tok.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    David Bowie laid to rest the Ziggy Stardust persona in July 1973 at his infamous last show with the Spiders From Mars at London’s Hammersmith Odeon, but Ziggy’s impact reverberates to this day.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SIDE ONE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Five Years – 4:42
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Soul Love – 3:34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Moonage Daydream – 4:40
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Starman – 4:10 It Ain’t Easy – 2:58
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SIDE TWO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lady Stardust – 3:22
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Star – 2:47
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hang On To Yourself – 2:40
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ziggy Stardust – 3:13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Suffragette City – 3:25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rock ’n’ Roll Suicide - 2.58

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Sand Band

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    All Through The Night - Love Record Stores 2021 Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Love Record Stores Edition, limited to one per person.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Heavenly Recordings reissue of this hidden gem from Liverpool duo The Sand Band. Originally released in 2011 on Deltasonic, it's a collection of beautifully textured home studio recordings. Wonderful, warm, melodic songs for fans of Michael Head, Shack, The Coral.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Foals

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Antidotes - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        To commemorate the 14th anniversary of its original release, Foals debut LP, "Antidotes" gets a long-awaited repress. This new, single-run pressing is manufactured using recycled vinyl records – a process which means that all copies will share a mottled, marbled effect, but that also means that each individual record is unique. "Antidotes" has only previously been available on vinyl following its initial release in 2008, making it an elusive item for collectors.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Deltron 3030

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Deltron 3030 - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The super group Deltron 3030 is composed of producer Dan the Automator, rapper Del tha Funkee Homosapien and DJ Kid Koala and sometimes features guest artists who also take on varying futuristic pseudonyms. Originally released in 2000 on the now-defunct 75ARK record label, this hip-hop concept album was released the same year as the Gorillaz' first 12" and is on a similar plane. Following the release of Deltron 3030, all three members participated in the Gorillaz' self-titled debut album. With Del aka Deltron Zero on vocals, Dan the Automator aka The Cantankerous Captain Aptos on production, and Kid Koala aka Skiznoid the Boy Wonder on turntables, this album takes the listener on a paranoid journey set in a dystopian year 3030 dealing with viruses, the apocalypse, an oppressive government, and a war waged against a huge company called the Corporate Bank of Time that rules the universe, all to the well-crafted and consistent musical backing of the Automator. Appearances by Damon Albarn (The Gorillaz, Blur), Prince Paul, Peanut Butter Wolf, DJ Money Mark, Paul Barman, Mark Bell (Bjork, production), Sean Lennon, and Mr. Lif compliment Del's vocal style and add the right amount of flavor to this classic period piece. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A1 State Of The Nation Featuring – Damon Albarn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A2 3030
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A3 The Fantabulous Rap Extravaganza Featuring – Prince Paul
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A4 Things You Can Do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B1 Positive Contact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B2 St. Catherine St. Featuring – Beans, Mr. Lif, P. Wingerter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B3 Virus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B4 Upgrade (A Brymar College Course)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B5 New Coke Featuring – Mark Ramos-Nishita
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          C1 Mastermind
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          C2 National Movie Review Featuring – Brad Roberts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          C3 Madness
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          C4 Meet Cleofis Randolph The Patriarch Featuring – MC Paul Barman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          C5 Time Keeps On Slipping Featuring – Damon Albarn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          C6 The News (A Wholly Owned Subsidiary Of Microsoft Inc.) Featuring – Hafdis Huld
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          D1 Turbulence (Remix) Remix – Mark Bell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          D2 The Fantabulous Rap Extravaganza Part 2 Featuring – Prince Paul
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          D3 Battlesong
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          D4 Love Story
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          D5 Memory Loss Featuring – Sean Lennon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          D6 The Assman 640 Speaks 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cabaret Voltaire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Covenant, The Sword And The Arm Of The Lord - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cabaret Voltaire’s ‘The Covenant, The Sword and The Arm of The Lord’, as originally remastered in 2013, now reissued on White vinyl. Known for being the harder, more experimental album of their “Pop” period, ‘The Covenant, The Sword and The Arm of The Lord’ was originally released in 1985 and includes the classic ‘I Want You’. The album embodys Cabarets Voltaire’s industrial electro-funk sound and their punk ethos, lending its title to American political extremism.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cabaret Voltaire were very much ahead of their time, harmonising dance music, techno, dub, house and experimental electronics, making them, without a doubt, one of the most influential acts in electronic music.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “…The Covenant, the Sword and the Arm of the Lord is an exercise in paranoia with anxiety coded into the jittery sample-heavy structures of the music itself.” - Spectrum Culture
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “It's a pacier, funkier album than the 1984 effort, but it also it more abrasive and strange and holds together better…” - The Quietus

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A1 L21ST
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A2 I Want You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A3 Hells Home
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A4 Kickback
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A5 The Arm Of The Lord
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            B1 Warm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            B2 Golden Halos
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            B3 Motion Rotation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            B4 Whip Blow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            B5 The Web

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Thee Oh Sees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Live In San Francisco - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Perched in the belfry of The Chapel we caught thee mighty Oh Sees, alive and in their natural element, with our shutters aflutter and our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            tapes on a roll. After a short incubation period, the beast has reached full maturity and it is hideous. Over three nights they pummeled, and we’ve culled some great photographs, a wicked recording, and even a little live video action.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Castle Face is happy to announce the first double LP in the Live in San Francisco series, presented on two discs, in a handsome double
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            gatefold jacket.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Finally you depraved Oh Sees freaks have something to take home with you when you lose your shoes and your girlfriend at the show. Put it on at home and pretend to wait in line for the bathroom and it’s like you’re really there.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The thrash, the throb, the mob is all present and pushed to the front. Dual drummers synced in each ear, Tim Hellman rounding out the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            bottom and Castle Face’s own John Dwyer up front on guitar, lasering young brains off and fomenting the crowd to a froth—it’s a great
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            band, in a great room, with a great crowd and it’s cooked to perfection…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Take a little bit of it with you this time.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. I Come From The Mountain
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. The Dream
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Tunnel Time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Tidal Wave
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5. Web
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6. Man In A Suitcase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. Toe Cutter Thumb Buster
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8. Withered Hand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. Sticky Hulks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10. Gelatinous Cube
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11. Contraption

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Paper Mâché Dream Balloon - Original & Instrumentals Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              At some point in the last decade, the world’s greatest living non-stop psychedelic rock machine hit creative overdrive. Music flowed from King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard like lava - super hot and absolutely unstoppable. Thankfully, Heavenly were on hand to help get the out there right out there, releasing ten albums by the band in less than five years.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Now, having been out of print on vinyl for years, the first three of those albums are released as deluxe reissues to help you blow your mind on your top of the range stereo. Or maybe blow your speakers, it’s your choice.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2014’s ‘I’m In Your Mind Fuzz’ and their two 2015 releases ‘Quarters!’ and ‘Paper Mache Dream Balloon’ are reissued as double albums on heavyweight 180 gram vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ‘Paper Mache Dream Balloon’ comes with an album of instrumentals and a  downloadable version of the album.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              This record is best described in the words of the band:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ‘Paper Mache Dream Balloon’: “Beautiful and terrifying. The thorniest rose. Calm and calculated. The evaporating rainbow. The smell of tin sheds and horse shit. Tim-tams and dahlias. Mice and magpies. A cool tune in the hot breeze. A throw-away classic. Gizzard's utopia. Including the original LP PLUS the original album but... INSTRUMENTAL! No vocals. No harmonies. No singers. Just... pure... acoustic... BLISS.”



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dirt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Paper Mache Dream Balloon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Trapdoor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Cold Cadaver
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Bitter Boogie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              N.G.R.I. (Bloodstain)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Time=Fate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Time=$$$
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Most Of What I Like
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Paper Mache
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sense (Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bone (Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dirt (Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Paper Mâché Dream Balloon (Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Trapdoor (Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Cold Cadaver (Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Bitter Boogie (Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              N.G.R.I. (Bloodstain) (Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Time=Fate (Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Time=$$$ (Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Most Of What I Like (Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Paper Mâché (Instrumental)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              I'm In Your Mind Fuzz - Audiophile Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                At some point in the last decade, the world’s greatest living non-stop psychedelic rock machine hit creative overdrive. Music flowed from King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard like lava - super hot and absolutely unstoppable. Thankfully, Heavenly were on hand to help get the out there right out there, releasing ten albums by the band in less than five years.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Now, having been out of print on vinyl for years, the first three of those albums are releases as deluxe reissues to help you blow your mind on your top of the range stereo. Or maybe blow your speakers, it’s your choice.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2014’s ‘I’m In Your Mind Fuzz’ and their two 2015 releases ‘Quarters!’ and ‘Paper Mache Dream Balloon’ are reissued as double albums on heavyweight 180 gram vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ‘I’m In Your Mind Fuzz’ is cut at 45rpm and includes a downloadable version of the album.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                This record is best described in the words of the band:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ‘I’m In Your Mind Fuzz’: “You are getting very sleepy... Red cloaked faceless figures beckon. You ascend the staircase to the castle in the air. You step to their groove. It’s kraut, it’s garage, it’s soul, it’s psych. It’s crazy. It’s all in your head. Or is it? You are getting very sleepy... I’m in your mind fuzz.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                I’m In Your Mind
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                I’m Not In Your Mind
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cellophane
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                I’m In Your Mind Fuzz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Empty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hot Water
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Am I In Heaven?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Slow Jam 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Satan Speeds Up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Her And I (Slow Jam 2)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The Monochrome Set

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Volume, Contrast, Brilliance Vol.1

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Originally released in 1983 this hugely rewarding record acted as a round up of the group’s career to date and was of immeasurable value to fans. It’s aged well, too.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Comprising of A and B sides from their Rough Trade released singles plus extracts from sessions for Radio 1, Capital Radio and EMI Records, this LP contains unique versions of such classic tracks as “The Jet Set Junta” and “He’s Frank (Slight Return)”.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Oddities, and jocular moments run through the album, including John Peel introducing “Fat Fun” and thinking aloud that those Monochrome boys might be having a pop at him. The fact that it includes a wish list of the band’s best songs to this point in their career is another reason to recommend it.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Previously they may have made a handful of slightly-off-target albums, but this 1983 compilation is a front-to-back joy, fast, restless and perfectly sequenced. It plays like a cohesive album.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Includes 2 bonus tracks from the February 1979 Peel Session ‘Love Goes Down The Drain’ & ‘Noise (Eine Kleine Symphonie)’.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Side 1:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Eine Symphonie Des Grauens 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Jet Set Junta
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Love Zombies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Silicon Carne
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Ruling Class
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Viva Death Row
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Man With The Black Moustache

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Side 2:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  He’s Frank (Slight Return)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fun For All Of The Family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lester Leaps In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ICI Les Enfants
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fat Run
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Alphaville
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Avanti (Ten Don’ts For Honeymooners) Love Goes Down The Drain
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Noise (Eine Kleine Symphonie)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Black Marble

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bigger Than Life - 15 Year Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    When Chris Stewart set out to write and record his third album as Black Marble, he was newly living in Los Angeles, fresh off a move from New York. The environment brought much excitement and possibility, but the distance had proved too much for the car he brought along. With it out of commission indefinitely, he purchased a bus pass and planned his daily commute from his Echo Park apartment to his downtown studio, where he began to shape Bigger Than Life. The route wound all through the city, from the small local shops of Echo Park to the rising glass of the business district, to the desperation of Skid Row. The hurried energy of the environment provided a backdrop for the daily trip. When Stewart finally arrived at his studio, he’d look through his window at the mountains and the sky, seeing the beauty that makes L.A. unique — the same beauty his fellow commuters, some pushed to the edge of human endurance, had seen. That was the headspace he was in when he began to map out the syncopated drums and staccato arpeggiation of Bigger Than Life, an ode to his new condition and a shimmering synth-pop response to its cacophony.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “The album comes out of seeing and experiencing a lot of turmoil but wanting to create something positive out of it,” Stewart explains. “I wanted to take a less selfish approach on this record. Maybe I’m just getting older, but that approach starts to feel a little self-indulgent. So with this record, it’s less about how I see things and more about the way things just are. Seeing myself as a part of a lineage of people trying to do a little something instead of trying to create a platform for myself individually.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    As with every Black Marble album, Stewart recorded, produced, and played everything you hear on Bigger Than Life using entirely analog gear, though the process was new. This time around, he wrote everything on his MPC and sequenced it live to his synths — only using the computer to record, not to create. “I try new approaches every time, which helps me stay engaged but also its kind of a trick I play on the creative side of my brain,” Stewart says. “Keeping one side of my mind busy on organizational creativity I think frees up the other side where the inspirational creativity comes from.”


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Never Tell (4:17)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    One Eye Open (4:43)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Daily Driver (3:54)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Feels (4:42)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Usual (1:35)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Grey Eyeliner (3:32)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bigger Than Life (3:54)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Private Show (4:41)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Shoulder (4:12)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hit Show (1:36)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Call (3:43) 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Released in August 2020 to much acclaim, as well as receiving many accolades as one of the best albums of 2020, Duval Timothy’s “Help” gets a much needed booster pack repress.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    This new and limited edition will be released independently by Duval Timothy’s Carrying Colour label, fashion brand and shop. It comes on 2 x 140g milky clear vinyl, with new 2 x 12" square posters.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “Help” was recorded in London and Los Angeles, and reveals the artists' experience traversing the meshes of the music industry, mental health, YouTube self-help videos, and the healing he discovered through friendship and collaboration. Co-produced by Rodaidh McDonald (King Krule, The XX) and Marta Salogni (Bjork), with collaborations from Lil Silva, Melanie Faye, Vegyn, Desta Haile, Mr Mitch, Dave Okumo, and Twin Shadow amongst others.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Duval Timothy is a multidisciplinary artist, whose practice is centred around colour and involves the use of music, photography, textiles, painting, sculpture, design, cooking and video. In between delivering a celebrated cookbook for Penguin Books, and an interactive installation at Tate Modern Turbine Hall, Duval makes music, which is sampled by the likes of Solange and Loyle Carner and collaborates frequently with cktrl, Vegyn, Kwes, and Mr Mitch.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Matt Says: A decidedly multicoloured, highly personal and adventurous LP from 2021 that, I'm embarrassed to say I slept upon first time round. Skirting around electronic jazz with flecks of soul, RnB & hip-hope all thrown into the pot; this is a modern masterpiece no home should be without!


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Matt says: A decidedly multicoloured, highly personal and adventurous LP from 2021 that, I'm embarrassed to say I slept upon first time round. Luckily for me (and you) Timothy has reissued this electronic-jazz-soul epic on his own label Carrying Colour.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A1. Next Tomorrow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A2. Slave Feat. Twin Shadow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A3 TDAGB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A4. Fall Again Feat. Lil Silva And Melanie Faye
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A5. 9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    B1. Groundnut Feat. Twin Shadow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    B2. Like
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    B3. Radish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    B4. Something Feat. Mr Mitch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    C1. Alone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    C2. Still Happened
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    C3. Look
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    C4. Same
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    D1. Ice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    D2. C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    D3. U
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    D4. Morning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    D5. Pink

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Portico Quartet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Portico Quartet - 10th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Portico Quartet have defied categorisation over the course of six studio albums. From their 2007 Mercury Music Prize nominated breakthrough ‘Knee-Deep in the North Sea’ through to the longform minimalist inspired ‘Terrain’ and recent electronic driven album ‘Monument’. The band’s precisely sculpted ideas combine human touch with electronic efficiency, delivering acclaimed widescreen minimalism. The third, self-titled, album from Portico Quartet was originally released on 30 January 2012 and saw the band embracing new sonic territories.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      This 10th anniversary re-release sees the album newly remastered for vinyl and cut across three sides (the fourth is an etching) by John Davis at Metropolis, with silver foiled sleeve designs and a 12-page 12” booklet of black and white photography from the recording period. There’s a choice of either black or colour vinyl, both with silver foiled sleeve designs and a 12-page 12” booklet of black and white photography from the recording period.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Also included in the vinyl formats is a hi-res download code for the full album and additional contemporaneous EP tracks, currently unavailable elsewhere.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Side A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Window Seat 3:18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ruins 5:34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Spinner 4:38
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Side B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Rubidium 8:44
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Export For Hot Climates 1:08
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Laker Boo 7:51
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Side C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Steepless 3:57
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4096 Colours 4:35
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      City Of Glass 6:36
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Trace 1:53
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Side D
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Etching

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Originally released on 25th February 2007, Malcolm Middleton’s third solo album and first for Full Time Hobby is being made available on vinyl once more for its 15th anniversary.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Only ever released on black vinyl in limited numbers around the original release, this updated version has been re-cut to optimise sound quality and pressed to natural / clear vinyl, includes liner notes from broadcasting legend Colin Murray, and is presented in a high-quality gatefold sleeve with updated art from David Shrigley.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Also available is a very special Dinked Archive edition featuring an alternative sleeve, again by David Shrigley, silver vinyl and an exclusive 7” featuring three b-sides from the original sessions (Point of Light, Pick Me Up, Black Marks) limited to 500. This 15th anniversary edition will be released 25th February 2022. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Barry says: A superb and much needed reissue of Malcolm Middleton's third LP, 'A Brighter Beat'. We get Middleton's unmistakeable vocals atop a beautifully constructed bed of folky guitars and wry observational humour. Still sounding as fresh as it did fifteen years ago, and looking even better!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. We’re All Going To Die
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2. Fight Like The Night
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3. A Brighter Beat
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4. Death Love Depression Love Death
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5. Fuck It I Love You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      6. Stay Close Sit Tight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7. Four Cigarettes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8. Somebody Loves You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      9. Up Late At Night Again
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10. Superhero Songswriters

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bonus Dinked Edition 7"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A1. Point Of Light
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B1. Pick Me Up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B2. Black Marks

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Akae Beka's inimitable style, developed over decades performing with St. Croix based band Midnite. At the point of his untimely passing in 2019, he had released over 70LP's. His prolific output coupled with his uniquely rich, deep, multilayered songwriting and uncompromising devotion to RasTafari has earned him a place amongst the reggae legends.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The production trinity, Zion I Kings have been involved collectively and individually in co-creating some of the most highly regarded contributions to the vast Akae Beka catalogue.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Now available on 12" vinyl courtesy of Before Zero Records, Portals was originally released on CD and Digital in 2016. It garnered critical acclaim and held position in the billboard charts top 10 for 2 weeks. Produced collaboratively between Zion I Kings and Vaughn Benjamin (Akae Beka), who co-produced & arranged 5 of the 13 songs himself, alongside the ZIK players in St. Croix's Aqua Sounds Studio. The album's sound continues a trajectory of textural, guitar-driven roots reggae that Zion I Kings and Padraic Coursey first explored on the track "Weather the Storm" on 2014's Beauty for Ashes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. Heavy Low
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2. Ideals Of The Emperor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3. Like Rhyme
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4. By All For All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5. Portals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      6. Let Babylon Go
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7. Simplest Long
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8. Changes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      9. Dem A Warriah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10. Love Is The Mainstay

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kylie Minogue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fever - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fever is the eighth studio album by Australian singer Kylie Minogue, released on 1 October 2001 in Australia and the United Kingdom by Parlophone. The album was later released in the United States on 26 February 2002 and was Kylie's first album release in the region since her second studio album Enjoy Yourself (1989).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Four singles were released from the album. Its lead single "Can't Get You Out of My Head" was released in September 2001 and became a massive commercial success, peaking atop the charts of 40 countries and selling more than five million copies worldwide. The song, which is often recognised as Kylie's signature song, is her highest selling single as of today and one of the best-selling singles of all time.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Side A:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. More More More
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Love At First Sight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. Can’t Get You Out Of My Head
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Fever
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Give It To Me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Fragile
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Side B:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Come Into My World
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. In Your Eyes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. Dancefloor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Love Affair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Your Love
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Burning Up

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Roxy Music

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Manifesto - Half Speed Master Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          In 1979 Roxy Music released Manifesto, almost four years since the last album and with it brought one of the bands biggest hits the second single and disco tinged ‘Dance Away’ and was a Top 10 selling single of 1979. The album also peaked in the UK chart at No’7 and was positively received by critics. Each Roxy Music album has been Re-Issued with a fresh Half-Speed cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios. London. To reflect the audio, all eight of the Roxy Music studio albums have had their artwork revised and with a gloss laminated finish so that each album is not just a record it’s a piece of art.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Roxy Music

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Siren - Half Speed Master Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Siren released in 1975 produced the singles “Love Is the Drug” and “Both Ends Burning”, which peaked at numbers two and 25 respectively on the UK Singles Chart. “Love Is the Drug” became Roxy Music’s highest-charting single in the US, reaching number 30 on the Billboard Hot 100. Siren a captivating offering from Roxy Music draws you in ever closer on each listen. Each Roxy Music album has been Re-Issued with a fresh Half-Speed cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios. London. To reflect the audio, all eight of the Roxy Music studio albums have had their artwork revised and with a gloss laminated finish so that each album is not just a record it’s a piece of art.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            David Sylvian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sleepwalkers - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Grönland Records announce a revised, remastered reissue of‘Sleepwalkers’ by David Sylvian. Available as a gatefold digipack CD and a gatefold double LP with exclusive art print, this new edition also features the previously unreleased track ‘Modern Interiors’. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              In the 00s, David Sylvian produced two of his strongest and most solitary statements, ‘Blemish’ and ‘Manafon’, but those records don’t tell the whole story. During that the same period, Sylvian created an alternate body of work: a series of collaborations and side projects with leading talents of pop and improv, electronic and contemporary classical music. The best of these recordings are gathered here on ‘Sleepwalkers’, meticulously sequenced and remixed. The fruits of one-off meetings and lifelong partnerships, they jump from bliss to intrigue, romance to sensuality, as arch experiments lead into the lushest pop. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The single ‘World Citizen - I Won’t Be Disappointed’, written with Ryuichi Sakamoto, is a sublime example, with an impeccable melody and lyric warmed by Sylvian’s gorgeous tenor. Sylvian has worked with Sakamoto for close to three decades. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “As many of you will already be aware, despite relativelyc ontinuous work on solo albums, I’ve maintained strong ties with a number of musicians throughout my life in one context or another. On this new collection, let’s call it ‘Sleepwalkers 2.0’, a selection of collaborative work produced over the period encompassing Blemish through to Manafon, I’ve included compositions by Nine Horses as well as more fleeting flirtations and one-offs. Neglected offspring. Represented also is long term friend and writing partner, Ryuichi Sakamoto, as well as more recent but potentially equally productive partnerships such as Christian Fennesz, ArveHenriksen and contemporary classical composer Dai Fujikura.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1. Sleepwalkers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2. Money For All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              3. Do You Know Me Now?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              4 .Angels
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              5. World Citizen - I Won’t Be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              6. Disappointed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              7. Five Lines
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              8. The Day The Earth Stole
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              9. Heaven
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              10. Modern Interiors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              11. Exit / Delete
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              12. Pure Genius
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              13. Wonderful World
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              14. Transit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              15. World Citizen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              16. The World Is Everything
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              17. Thermal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              18. Sugarfuel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              19. Trauma

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Skids

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Scared To Dance - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Scared to Dance the debut lp from Scotland's Skids, will be re-released by Past Night From Glasgow in mid 2022. Estimated Ship Date is April. In addition to featuring a remastered version of the original album a second LP of bonus tracks will be included making this the definitive vinyl version of Scotland's definitive punk album. This record may have been recorded over 40 years ago but the songs resonate as much, if not more, today. Featuring the glorious "Into The Valley" and "The Saints Are Coming"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Disc 1

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Into The Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Scared To Dance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. Of One Skin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. Dossier (Of Fallibility)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. Melancholy Soldiers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. Hope And Glory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. The Saints Are Coming
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. Six Times
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. Calling The Tune
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. Integral Plot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. Charles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. Scales

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Disc 2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. Sweet Suburbia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. Open Sound
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                15. Night And Day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16. Contusion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                17. T.V. Stars (Live)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18. Charles (Single Version)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                19. Reasons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. Test Tube Babies

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Oceansize

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Everyone Into Position - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Manchester rock band Oceansize built a career and reputation of constructing sonic soundscapes from out of nowhere into the most monolithic, dynamic behemoths heard in aeons. The band formed in 1998 and released four albums before calling it a day in 2011. They gained favorable comparisons in the press to bands like Mogwai, Tool, Nirvana, Jane’s Addiction, My Bloody Valentine, Can, and Faith No More among others. Oceansize challenged themselves and thus by the same token ensured the listener doesn't become comfortable while listening. And let's face it, - comfortable is, after all, boring. Everyone Into Position was Oceansize’s second studio album and Beggars Arkive will be reissuing it on June 3rd. The double album will be pressed on splattered yellow vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. The Charm Offensive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Heaven Alive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. A Homage To A Shame
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Meredith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Music For A Nurse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. New Pin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. No Tomorrow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Mine Host
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. You Can’t Keep A Bad Man Down
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. Ornament/ The Last Wrongs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  John Rocca

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Once Upon A Time In N.Y.C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Beggars Arkive are excited to release ‘Once Upon A Time In N.Y.C.’, a collection of pioneering protoelectro and house music made by in NYC (and London) by Freeez founder John Rocca between 1982 - 1987.The LP is pressed on splattered orange vinyl and contains six tracks. Another two tracks, one of which is the international hit ‘I.O.U.’, are included on a bonus marbled grey 7”.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1.  ‘Once Upon A Time In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2.  N.Y.C.’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3.  I Dub U (Freeez Feat. John Rocca)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4.  Once Upon A Dub (John Rocca)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5.  I Want It To Be Real (Instrumental) (John Rocca)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6.  Englishman In New York(Extended) (John Rocca)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7.  Move (Extended Mix) (John Rocca)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8.  The Dream (Radio Edit) (John Rocca)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bonus 7”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1.  I.O.U. (7” Version Remastered) (Freeez)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2.  I Want It To Be Real (John Rocca)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Durutti Column

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fidelity - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Les Disques du Crepuscule presents a new 180 gm vinyl edition of Fidelity, the 1996 studio album by cult Manchester ensemble The Durutti Column.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Limited to just 500 copies, this special double disc edition is pressed on heavyweight 180 gm vinyl and features cover artwork by Crepuscule design director Benoit Hennebert, based on a portrait by Vini Reilly of filmmaker Carol Morley.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Originally released by Crepuscule on CD only in April 1996, Fidelity featured 10 tracks written and performed by Vini Reilly, with occasional guest vocals by Eley Rudge. In addition to Vini’s trademark guitar stylings, the album showcased sleek electronic textures and programmed beats.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      This 2019 vinyl re-master features two bonus tracks: My Only Love was originally released in 1995 on a covermount CD with a specialist guitar magazine, while experimental piece The New Fidelity was issued on a Portuguese compilation album from 1992 called Hare, Hunter, Field.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A1. Fidelity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A2. For Suzanne
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A3. G+T
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B1. Future Perfect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B2. Abstract Of Expression
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B3. Remember Me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C1. Sanko
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C2. Grace
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C3. Storm For Steve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      D1. Guitar For Mother
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      D2. My Only Love
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      D3. The New Fidelity

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Jesus And Mary Chain

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Live At Barrowland - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        In November 2014 The Jesus and Mary Chain celebrated three decades of their incendiary cult-classic debut album, ‘Psychocandy’, with a run of tour dates in which the infamous Scottish group played the album in full for the very first time in the band’s history. As part of the ‘Psychocandy’ tour, the Mary Chain descended on Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom – a legendary venue down the road from where the Reid brothers grew up in neighbouring East Kilbride – and tore through the songs that would propel them to worldwide acclaim upon ‘Psychocandy’s release in 1985.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Barrowland performance – an equal-parts deafening and blinding assault on the senses – was cut to vinyl by engineer Noel Summerville and originally released in 2015. Fast forward to 2022 and the ‘Live at Barrowland’ album is now being reissued by Fuzz Club Records. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The influence that ‘Psychocandy’ and its pioneering sonic belligerence had on popular music cannot be overstated. Taking bittersweet pop melodies and tearing them up apart through the medium of buzzsaw guitars, ear-piercing feedback and an unapologetic hostility towards their listeners, the band’s breakthrough album experimented with noise in a way that had never been done before and would inspire for generations to come. The ‘Live At Barrowland’ LP captures ‘Psychocandy’s complete 14 tracks in a live setting and in all their boundary-pushing and feedback-ridden glory. The CD and digital versions of the reissue – including the download card that comes with the vinyl – also feature seven bonus tracks taken from the prelude set on the night, including such fan-favourites as ‘April Skies’, ‘Head On’ and ‘Reverence’.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Just Like Honey – Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Living End - Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. Taste The Floor - Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. The Hardest Walk - Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Cut Dead - Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. In A Hole - Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Taste Of Cindy - Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. Never Understand - Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. Inside Me - Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. Sowing Seeds - Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. My Little Underground - Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. You Trip Me Up - Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. Something's Wrong - Live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14. It's So Hard - Live

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wicked Lady

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Psychotic Overkill - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Second volume to complete the anthology of Wicked Lady recordings, their final tracks recorded in 1972, just before the band split up and guitarist Martin Weaver left for Dark (of "Round the Edges" fame). Another batch of excessive, over-the-top doomy psychedelic hard-rock including underground classics like "I'm a Freak" and the 21 minute epic "Ship of Ghosts". Double vinyl offering maximum sound quality, gatefold cover with liner notes by doomy psychedelic guitar God Martin Weaver in person, telling the real story behind Wicked Lady.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Side A:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. I'm A Freak (5:01)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Tell The Truth (5:09)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Side B:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Passion (9:29)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Voodoo Chile (4:42)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Side C:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Why Don't You Let Me Try (5:00)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Sin City (7:05)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Side D:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Ship Of Ghosts (22:00)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cosmic Rough Riders

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Enjoy The Melodic Sunshine - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Enjoy the Melodic Sunshine is a collection of songs by Cosmic Rough Riders featuring tracks from their first two self-financed albums as well as three new tracks. The album was put together by Alan McGee's label as a starting point for mainstream listeners . The album spawned four singles including the Top 40 hits "Revolution (In The Summertime)" and "The Pain Inside". Most of the tracks on the album were recorded in a community funded recording studio in Castlemilk housing scheme and released on two self-financed albums; Deliverance (1999) and Panorama (2000). On hearing Panorama, Alan McGee signed the band to a one-album deal. The album would take the best of the first two albums as well as some new tracks. Now 21 years later Past Night From Glasgow will take the original masters, add a bonus track "I Call Her Name"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Brothers Gather Round
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Gun Isnt Loaded
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Glastonbury Revisited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Baby Youre So Free
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Value Of Life
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Revolution In The Summertime
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Have You Heard The News Today
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sometime
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Melanie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Rain Inside
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Charm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Loser
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            You've Got Me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Emily Darling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Morning Sun

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Clash

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Combat Rock / The People's Hall

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Originally released in May 1982, ‘Combat Rock’ is the final album from The Clash of Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Topper Headon. Featuring two of the band’s most well-known songs, ‘Should I Stay Or Should I Go’ and ‘Rock The Casbah’. Now re-released as a 180g 3LP special edition and a 2CD special edition, with an additional 12-tracks compiled by The Clash.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Having returned to London following their pivotal 17-show residency at New York’s Bond’s Casino in 1981, the band rehearsed and recorded at The People’s Hall in the squatted Republic of Frestonia near Latimer Road in London and from there they embarked on a tour of the East and South East Asia, during which the album sleeve image was captured by Pennie Smith in Thailand.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The tracks on ‘The People’s Hall’ chart the period from what was their last single Radio Clash right up to the release of Combat Rock, including unheard, rare and early versions of tracks.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Combat Rock - SIDE A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Know Your Rights
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Car Jamming
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Should I Stay Or Should I Go
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rock The Casbah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Red Angel Dragnet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Straight To Hell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Combat Rock - SIDE B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Overpowered By Funk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Atom Tan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sean Flynn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ghetto Defendant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Inoculated City
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Death Is A Star
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The People’s Hall - SIDE A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Outside Bonds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Radio Clash
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Futura 2000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The People’s Hall - SIDE B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              First Night Back In London
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Radio One - Mikey Dread
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              He Who Dares Or Is Tired*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Long Time Jerk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Fulham Connection [aka The Beautiful People Are Ugly Too]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The People’s Hall - SIDE C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Midnight To Stevens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sean Flynn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Idle In Kangaroo Court
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Know Your Rights*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              NB: SIDE D IS BLANK

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              *Previously Unreleased

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              John Coltrane

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              My Favorite Things - 2022 Deluxe Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Released in 1961, My Favorite Things made John Coltrane a star with box-office pulling power previously preserved for the likes of Dave Brubeck, Stan Getz, the MJQ, and Miles Davis. The dazzling quartet treatment of the Richard Rodgers hit song, features Coltrane on soprano saxophone for the first time on record, exercised a hypnotic effect on all sorts of music lovers and trend-spotters. The title track was a hit single, and the album became a major commercial success. In 1998, the album received the Grammy Hall of Fame award. It attained gold record status in 2018, having sold 500,000 copies. The mono version of this album, believed lost, was recently found, and is included in this deluxe package, as well as the stereo version, both mastered from the original tapes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The packaging includes liner notes by award-winning writer Ben Ratliff, as well as photos and Atlantic Records ephemera.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Disc 1 (Mono)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Side 1:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. My Favorite Things (13:41)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Everytime We Say Goodbye (5:39)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Side 2:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Summertime (11:31)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. But Not For Me (9:34)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Disc 2 (Stereo)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Side 1:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. My Favorite Things (13:41)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. Everytime We Say Goodbye (5:39)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Side 2:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. Summertime (11:31)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. But Not For Me (9:34)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Vacant Gardens

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Obscene

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Vacant Gardens is Glenn Donaldson (of The Reds, Pinks and Purples and a hundred others) and Jem Fanvu, collaborating on music and with the latter responsible for vocals and lyrics. The project began with the idea of combining heavy fuzz and slow-mo drum machine beats with Fanvu's gentle almost trad-folk style vocals. Almost all of Donaldson's otherworldly sounds are achieved through layers of guitar fuzz and copious delay, while Fanvu offers an ideal counterpoint, taking the listener on a celestial melancholy trip with her opaque poetry and melodies.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  So inspired were the duo by this blend of styles, they immediately recorded at least two albums of material, Under the Bloom and Obscene, released in quick succession in 2020 and 2021 in swiftly-disappearing micro editions on the secretive Tall Texan label. With those records close-to-impossible to find at an affordable price, Tough Love are now reissuing both LPs on May 20th, alongside a 7" containing two previously unheard songs recorded at the same time as the albums. The albums are pressed in editions of 500, and the 7" 300, and all on transparent vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. World Inside The Ocean
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Obscene
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. Whorl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Crimson Crush
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Three Herons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Loose
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. As Horses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Untombed

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Vacant Gardens

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Under The Bloom

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Vacant Gardens is Glenn Donaldson (of The Reds, Pinks and Purples and a hundred others) and Jem Fanvu, collaborating on music and with the latter responsible for vocals and lyrics. The project began with the idea of combining heavy fuzz and slow-mo drum machine beats with Fanvu's gentle almost trad-folk style vocals. Almost all of Donaldson's otherworldly sounds are achieved through layers of guitar fuzz and copious delay, while Fanvu offers an ideal counterpoint, taking the listener on a celestial melancholy trip with her opaque poetry and melodies.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    So inspired were the duo by this blend of styles, they immediately recorded at least two albums of material, Under the Bloom and Obscene, released in quick succession in 2020 and 2021 in swiftly-disappearing micro editions on the secretive Tall Texan label. With those records close-to-impossible to find at an affordable price, Tough Love are now reissuing both LPs on May 20th, alongside a 7" containing two previously unheard songs recorded at the same time as the albums. The albums are pressed in editions of 500, and the 7" 300, and all on transparent vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Waves On Waves
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Slow Diamonds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Sunlight On Dry Grass
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Night Bloom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Shorebirds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Open Air
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Under The Bloom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8. Eucalyptus

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Godflesh

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Streetcleaner - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Drawing from post-punk and industrial acts like; Swans, Big Black, Killing Joke and Throbbing Gristle as much as the more metallic and punk influences that informed guitarist/ vocalist Justin Broadrick's previous band Napalm Death, the pounding, drum-machine powered sonic assault of 'Streetcleaner' sounded like nothing else at the time, breaking down people's perceptions of what a metal band could sound like. You can still feel the album's broad influence everywhere from the dense atmospheres of post-metal to the abrasive beats of modern industrial and techno outfits, but despite its many imitators, there's still nothing else that quite captures the feelings of paranoia, anxiety and urban decay that 'Streetcleaner' so deftly articulates.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. Like Rats 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2. Christbait Rising 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3. Pulp 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4. Dream Long Dead 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5. Head Dirt 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      6. Devastator 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7. Mighty Trust Krusher 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8. Life Is Easy 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      9. Streetcleaner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tony Allen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Secret Agent - 2022 Remaster

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        World Circuit Records has made its reputation by producing some of the finest albums of the past three decades. The label is best known for the Grammy-winning Buena Vista Social Club album (and associated solo artists Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo and Rubén González), which is the biggest selling world music album of all time and has contributed to the phenomenal rise in popularity of Cuban, as well as Latin American, music.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        World Circuit is also home to a number of revered African artists including the late Tony Allen (whose Afrobeat-jazz collaboration with Hugh Masekela ‘Rejoice’ was released to great critical acclaim in March 2020), iconic blues pioneer Ali Farka Touré (whose classic Grammy-winning ‘Talking Timbuktu’ album, recorded with Ry Cooder, brought the label early international acclaim), Malian divas and social activists Oumou Sangaré and Fatoumata Diawara, master kora player Toumani Diabaté, the illustrious Orchestra Baobab and musical iconoclast Cheikh Lô. 


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A1 Secret Agent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A2 Ijo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A3 Switch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B1 Celebrate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B2 Ayenlo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B3 Busybody
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        C1 Pariwo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        C2 Nina Lowo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        C3 Atuwaba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        D1 Alutere
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        D2 Elewon Po

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Peter Gabriel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Birdy - Music From The Film - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The album has been Half-Speed Remastered and cut to lacquers at 33RPM, on 1x heavyweight black LP, to deliver maximum dynamic range in the sound.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Vinyl cut by Matt Colton at Alchemy Mastering, mastered by Tony Cousins at Metropolis. The album is true to the original LP design, but all images are newly re-scanned.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The album comes with a download card with a choice of digital download (Hi-Res 24bit or 16bit)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Recorded in 1984, and originally released in March 1985, Birdy marks the first occasion that Peter worked with French-Canadian producer and multi-instrumentalist Daniel Lanois who went onto co-produce both Peter’s So and US albums. The soundtrack to the Alan Parker movie of the same name – the tale of a Vietnam vet who harbours Icarus-like ambitions to fly – it finds Peter flexing his creative muscles free of any commercial pressures and has a number of tracks build out of elements of existing tracks from Peter’s third and fourth solo albums.


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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SIDE A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A1 At Night
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A2 Floating Dogs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A3 Quiet And Alone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A4 Close Up (from Family Snapshot)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A5 Slow Water
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A6 Dressing The Wound
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SIDE B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B1 Birdy's Flight (from Not One Of Us)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B2 Slow Marimbas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B3 The Heat (from The Rhythm Of The Heat)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B4 Sketchpad With Trumpet And Voice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B5 Under Lock And Key (from Wallflower)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B6 Powerhouse At The Foot Of The Mountain (from San Jacinto)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Roxy Music

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Country Life - Half Speed Master Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Critically” Country Life’ is deemed to be Roxy Music’s most consistent and sophisticated album, the albums artwork is still to this day considered controversial in certain countries but is non the less iconic around the World. Musically and lyrically “Country Life” has been considered more cynical and hard rocking than previous Roxy Music albums, “Country Life” is an album that is ever present on top 100 Album charts of all time of forever will be.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Each Roxy Music album has been Re-Issued with a fresh Half-Speed cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios. London. To reflect the audio, all eight of the Roxy Music studio albums have had their artwork revised and with a gloss laminated finish so that each album is not just a record it’s a piece of art.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Side A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Thrill Of It
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Three And Nine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            All I Want Is You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Out Of The Blue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            If It Takes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            All Night
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Side B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bitter Sweet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Triptych
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Casanova
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A Really Good Time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Prairie Rose

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Roxy Music

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Stranded - Half Speed Master Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Stranded gave Roxy Music their first UK No’1 album and brought with it an undeniable presence that would eventually see Roxy Music’s American audience take note! It was becoming all too clear that Roxy Music were indeed a band ahead of their time. Each Roxy Music album has been Re-Issued with a fresh Half-Speed cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios. London. To reflect the audio, all eight of the Roxy Music studio albums have had their artwork revised and with a gloss laminated finish so that each album is not just a record it’s a piece of art.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Side A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Street Life
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Just Like You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Amazona
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Psalm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Side B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Serenade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A Song For Europe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mother Of Pearl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sunset

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Arthur Russell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Calling Out Of Context - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The now classic album that started the renaissance, available via Rough Trade on double vinyl with four page insert.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Calling Out Of Context features 12 previously unreleased tracks of Buddhist Bubblegum Disco Electro Pop including the anthemic "That's Us/Wild Combination", "The Platform On The Ocean", “Make 1, 2” and "Arm Around You", all recorded during Arthur's prime years 1985-90. Collaborators include Mustafa Ahmed, Walter Gibbons, Steven Hall, Jennifer Warnes, and Peter Zummo.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                30 years have passed since Arthur Russell left us, in relative obscurity, from AIDS complications in 1992. Yet his work—as composer, songwriter and dance music innovator—is better known now than ever before. Since Audika Records and Arthur’s partner Tom Lee began excavating and curating Arthur’s vast archive beginning in 2003, critics worldwide have hailed Russell as a visionary. Countless younger artists cite him as an influence. There has been an internationally acclaimed documentary film (Matt Wolf’s Wild Combination) and biography (Tim Lawrence’s Hold onto Your Dreams), a critical study (Matt Marble’s Buddhist Bubblegum) along with various tribute albums, concerts and events. In 2016 Arthur Russell’s archive was acquired by The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center as part of their American Music Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                If Arthur Russell isn’t quite the pop star he imagined he would be, he is at least widely considered one of the most significant figures in late 20th century American music.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The majority of the material selected for “Calling Out Of Context” comes from two sources. The first was a completed album which dates from 1985, entitled “Corn” of which three very different test pressings remain (complied and reissued in 2015). The second source was material earmarked for Rough Trade recorded between 1986 -1990.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Both “Make 1,2” and “Hop On Down” (originally titled “Hop On Down To Petland”) are two songs that Arthur wrote specifically with the plan of releasing as singles. Sadly, Arthur was faced with an unsympathetic market which viewed his material as uncommercial or too eccentric. In the case of the abandoned Rough Trade recordings, Arthur had become ill due to complications from HIV. He simply could not let go of his material. Nonetheless, he worked and reworked songs into an infinite labyrinth of possibilities, working incessantly with confidence and optimism until the last years of his life.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                As a cellist, songwriter, composer, and disco visionary Arthur Russell consistently blurred the lines of our expectations of what pop music could be. Contrary by nature, Arthur’s spontaneous reaction to and altered perception of his environment produced music that remains challenging and contemporary. Arthur’s open hearted attitude to music was far ahead of its time, and now that time is ours.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The Deer In The Forest Part 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The Platform On The Ocean
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                You And Me Both
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Calling Out Of Context
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Arm Around You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                That's Us/Wild Combination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Make 1,2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hop On Down
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Get Around You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 I Like You!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                You Can Make Me Feel Bad
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Calling All Kids

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Arthur Russell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Instrumentals - 2022 Remastered Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Remastered double LP with 12 page booklet including liner notes by Tim Lawrence, Ernie Brooks and Arthur Russell.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Before Disco, and before the transcendent echoes, Arthur studied to be a composer.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  His journey began in 1972, running away from his home in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Heading west to Northern California, Arthur studied Indian classical composition at the Ali Akbar Khan College of Music followed by western orchestral music at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, before ending two years later in New York at the Manhattan School of Music.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Traversing the popular and the serious, Arthur composed “Instrumentals” in 1974, inspired by the photography of his Buddhist teacher, Yuko Nonomura, as Arthur described, “I was awakened, or re-awakened to the bright-sound and magical qualities of the bubblegum and easy-listening currents in American popular music”.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Initially intended to be performed in one 48 hour cycle, “Instrumentals” was in fact only performed a handful of times as a work in progress.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The legendary performances captured live in New York at The Kitchen (1975 and 1978) and Franklin St. Arts Center (1977) feature the cream of that eras downtown new music scene including Ernie Brooks, Rhys Chatham, Julius Eastman, Jon Gibson, Peter Gordon, Garrett List, Andy Paley, Bill Ruyle, Dave Van Tieghem, and Peter Zummo.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Pitchfork lauded “Instrumentals” Vol. 1 as a masterpiece and one of Arthur’s “greatest achievements”. Americana touching on Copeland, Ives, and maybe even Brian Wilson. “Instrumentals” Vol. 2 is a moving, deeply pastoral work performed by the CETA Orchestra and conducted by Julius Eastman. Also included are two of Arthur’s most elusive compositions, Reach One, and Sketch For “Face Of Helen”. Recorded live in 1975 at Phill Niblock’s Experimental Intermedia Foundation, Reach One is a minimal, hypnotic ambient soundscape written and performed for two Fender Rhodes pianos. Sketch For “Face Of Helen” was inspired by Arthur’s work with friend and composer Arnold Dreyblatt, recorded with an electronic tone generator, keyboard and ambient recordings of a rumbling tugboat from the Hudson River.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  "Instrumentals" Volume 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  "Instrumentals" Volume 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  "Instrumentals" Volume 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  "Instrumentals" Volume 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  "Instrumentals" Volume 1
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sketch For The Face Of Helen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Reach One

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  El-P (Company Flow / Def Jux co-founder) and Killer Mike (Grind Time Official) release their collaborative and acclaimed ‘Run The Jewels’ album via Big Dada.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The record features new, previously unreleased material, available in Europe for the first time on CD and as a deluxe vinyl edition complete with a new track featuring DJ Q-Bert (Invisibl Skratch Piklz), remixes by Dave Sitek (TV On The Radio) and Blue Sky Black Death, as well as remix instrumentals.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Big Dada: “We're incredibly excited to be releasing Run The Jewels. El-P was one of the early inspirations behind Big Dada, and is one of the all-time great driving forces of forward-thinking rap music. His partnership with one of the most intelligent, fluent and ferocious MCs out there, Killer Mike, is hugely exciting and we think 'Run The Jewels' is the rap record of 2014 and then some."

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Run The Jewels
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Banana Clipper (Feat. Big Boi)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  36" Chain
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  DDFH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sea Legs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Job Well Done (Feat. Until The Ribbon Breaks)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  No Come Down
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Get It
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Twin Hype Back (Feat. Prince Paul As Chest Rockwell)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  A Christmas Fucking Miracle


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Two years on from the audio fire of "RTJ2" and the audio fur of "Meow The Jewels", rap's most turnt up duo El-P and Killer Mike are back on wax, ready to smash the set all over again. Since we last heard from them, the duo have transformed from underground stalwarts to a global rap juggernaut, spawning an international art movement, radio show, several Marvel comic cover variants, characters in a video game, their own Virtual Reality initiative (VRTJ) and a whole host of critical acclaim. But don't get it twisted, our heroes are still as hot and hungry as ever, devouring rhymes and defecating beats in non-stop beast mode on "RTJ3". Working alongside Danny Brown, TV On The Radio's Tunde, Kamasi Washington and more, El-P and Mike trade hard hitting bars at headspinning pace over the nastiest, bass blasting beats you're gonna hear all year. Featuring the recently released singles “2100 (ft. BOOTS)” and “Talk To Me”, the duo's third album proper may well be their best. Play this shit LOUD!



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Patrick says: El-P & Killer Mike are back in the house with their finest release to date. Spitting pure gangsta shit over heavyweight bass and neck snapping beats, the duo keep the vibe feisty throughout. So howbow dah?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Down (featuring Joi Gilliam)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Talk To Me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. Legend Has It
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Call Ticketron
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Hey Kids (Bumaye) (featuring Danny Brown)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Stay Gold
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Don't Get Captured
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Thieves! (Screamed The Ghost) (featuring Tunde Adebimpe)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. 2100 (featuring BOOTS)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. Panther Like A Panther (Miracle Mix) (featuring Trina)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. Everybody Stay Calm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12. Oh Mama
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13. Thursday In The Danger Room (featuring Kamasi Washington)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14. Report To The Shareholders / Kill Your Masters

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Jesus And Mary Chain

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Damage And Joy - 2022 Expanded Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Originally released in 2017 on the band’s own label Artificial Plastic and now being reissued by Fuzz Club Records, ‘Damage And Joy’ is the seventh studio album from Scottish alt-rock legends The Jesus and Mary Chain. The long-awaited follow-up to 1998’s ‘Munki’, ‘Damage And Joy’ was the band’s first studio album in nearly two decades and contained brand new material alongside reimagined versions of songs that had been released in various forms by the Reid brothers in between the Mary Chain’s 1999 break-up and 2007 reunion. Coproduced by Youth (Killing Joke) and featuring the lead singles ‘Amputation’ and ‘All Things Pass’, ‘Damage & Joy’ also featured guest appearances from Scottish singer-songwriter Isobel Campbell (‘The Two of Us’, ‘Song For A Secret’) and American alt-pop star Sky Ferreira (‘Black And Blues’).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Included in this reissue and available on vinyl for the very first time is ‘Ono Yoko’ (originally only available on the Japanese CD version of the album), as well as alternative versions of ‘The Two Of Us’ featuring Sky Ferreira and ‘Black And Blues’ featuring Isobel Campbell.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    As Pitchfork wrote at the time of the album's release: “It will take more than a nearly twodecade recording hiatus to diminish the band’s intrinsic ultraviolet vibe. ‘Damage And Joy’ carries the reassurance that now, more than ever, The Jesus and Mary Chain are united in holy acrimony.”

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Amputation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. The Two Of Us (feat Sky Ferreira)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. All Things Pass
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Always Sad
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Song For A Secret (feat. Isobel Campbell)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. War On Peace
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Black And Blues (feat. Isobel Campbell)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8. Los Feliz (Blues And Greens)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    9. Mood Rider
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    10. Presidici (Et Chapaquiditch)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    11. Get On Home
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    12. Facing Up To The Facts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    13. Simian Split
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    14. Black And Blues (feat. Sky Ferreira)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    15. Ono Yoko
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    16. The Two Of Us (feat Isobel Campbell)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    17. Can't Stop The Rock

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Who

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    My Generation - Half Speed Master Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Released in 1965 My Generation was the debut album by The Who. The album peaked at no 5 in the UK charts and launched the band onto worldwide acclaim

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The album contains songs such as My Generation, The Kids are Alright and The Ox, and has been mastered by long time Who engineer Jon Astley from the original tapes and is packaged in original sleeve with obi and certificate of authenticity.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      This black vinyl version is engineered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios using a half-speed mastering technique which produces a superior vinyl cut.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SIDE 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Out In The Street
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I Don't Mind
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Good's Gone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      La-La-La-Lies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Much Too Much
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      My Generation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SIDE 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Kids Are Alright
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Please, Please, Please
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      It's Not True
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I'm A Man
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A Legal Matter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Ox

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Who

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A Quick One - Half Speed Master Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The follow up to My Generation, A Quick One was released in 1966, it contains the experimental music Suite (a nod to Rock Operas that were to follow) A Quick One While He’s Away, famous for being performed at the Rolling Stones Rock N Roll Circus.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The album contains songs such as Boris the Spider, are Don’t Look Away and has been mastered by long time Who engineer Jon Astley from the original tapes and is packaged in original sleeve with obi and certificate of authenticity.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        This black vinyl version is engineered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios using a half-speed mastering technique which produces a superior vinyl cut.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SIDE 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Run Run Run
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Boris The Spider
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I Need You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Whiskey Man
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Heatwave
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cobwebs And Strange
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SIDE 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Don't Look Away
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        See My Way
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        So, Sad About Us
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A Quick One, While He's Away

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pink Floyd

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A Saucerful Of Secrets - Mono Vinyl Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Released as a limited edition for Record Store Day in 2019, the original mono mix of Pink Floyd’s A Saucerful of Secrets has been remastered by James Guthrie, Joel Plante, and Bernie Grundman from the 1968 analog tapes. Pressed on 180 gram vinyl, it will be presented inside a reproduction of the original LP sleeve.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          With classics like "Set the Controls For The Heart Of The Sun", "Remember a Day" and "Jugband Blues", A Saucerful Of Secrets is the only album to feature the five band members: Roger Waters on bass and vocals, Richard Wright on keyboards and vocals, Nick Mason on drums, Syd Barrett and David Gilmour on guitar and vocals.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Side 1:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Let There Be More Light
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Remember A Day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Corporal Clegg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Side 2:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A Saucerful Of Secrets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          See-Saw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jugband Blues

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Coil

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Musick To Play In The Dark² - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            After leaving London in 1999 for the sleepy seaside retiree town of Weston-super-Mare, Coil co-founders John Balance and Peter “Sleazy” Christopherson set up shop in a palatial eight-bedroom estate to pursue the outer reaches of the group’s heightening cabalistic chemistry. Among the staggering string of late-era masterpieces they produced is lunar opus Musick To Play In The Dark, widely hailed as an artistic zenith upon its release. The sessions that birthed it were in fact so fruitful that a second LP took shape during the creation of the first one.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Aided by the recent addition of Welsh multi-instrumentalist engineer Thighpaulsandra, Coil mined further into the recesses of surrealist eldritch electronica Balance termed “moon music” – post-industrial spellcasting at the axis of narcotic and nocturnal energies. Musick To Play In The Dark² spans a full witching hour of bad acid sound design, synthesizer voyaging, opiated balladry, Luciferian glitch, and subliminal hymnals, alternately ominous, oracular, and absurd. Scottish gothic icon Rose McDowall guests on vocals for two tracks but otherwise the album is a hermetic affair, tapping into the group’s limitless insular synergy.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Opener “Something” is stark and incantational, a spoken word experiment for windswept voids. “Tiny Golden Books” unspools an aerial whirlpool of cosmic synth, both whispery and widescreen. “Ether” is an exercise in funeral procession piano and intoxicated wordplay (“It's either ether or the other”), while “Where Are You?” and “Batwings – A Liminal Hymn” lurk like liturgical murmurings heard on one’s death bed, framed in granular FX and flickering candlelight.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            As a whole the collection skews more muted and remote than its predecessor, as if having grown accustomed to the nether regions of these darkening seances. But music box hallucination “Paranoid Inlay” captures the group’s oblique comedic side, always glimmering beneath: over a warped, wobbly beat Balance intones an opaque narrative of serenity, Saint Peter, and suicidal vegetables, accompanied by spiraling harpsichord and stuttering squelches of electronics. “It seems concussion suits you,” he repeats twice, like a macabre pickup line, before dictating a dear diary entry about risks and failures, finally concluding with as close to a self-portrait as Coil ever came: “On a clear day I can see forever / that the underworld is my oyster.”

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A1. Something
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A2. Tiny Golden Books
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            B1. Ether
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            B2. Paranoid Inlay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            C1. An Emergency
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            C2. Where Are You?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            C3. Batwings (A Limnal Hymn)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Penguin Cafe

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A Matter Of Life... 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Penguin Cafe are back with a lovingly produced 10th anniversary reissue of their debut album, titled A Matter of Life… 2021. Besides being completely remastered and pressed on vinyl for the very first time, the record also features a brand new 2021 recording of lead single Harry Piers, a song commemorating Arthur Jeffes’ late father and Penguin Cafe Orchestra founder Simon Jeffes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “I originally wrote Harry Piers to play at my dad‘s memorial service 24 years ago, and I played it at the end of pretty much every gig (and soundcheck) we’ve done since, so I’ve probably played it hundreds if not thousands of times since we originally released A Matter of Life... So when we decided to reissue the album, Robert and I both felt it would be fun to record an up-to-date version of this song, because it has changed over time and it continues to evolve. So while this is still very much the same tune, I think it has a lot more nuance and detail that reflect the years that have passed since 2011,” Arthur explains.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A Matter of Life… 2021 is a chance for a classic example of the beauty that’s found in collaboration to reach fresh ears, and an opportunity to breathe new life into fan favourites. The album, performed by a mix of personalities — including Neil Codling of Suede and, on percussion, Cass Browne of Gorillaz — incorporates the aesthetics of the original PCO, seasoned into a confident and redefined style, maintaining that quintessentially English sound, but adding a fresh direction and a sense that they are evolving into something new and very much their own.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Arthur says “it’s been really lovely to come back to these old friends — and with this re-issue we’ll be bringing them all out to play live again. Now four albums on, and with our new home at Erased Tapes, it makes a lot of sense for us to go back and pull this record out and brush it off for today”.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The cover artwork also received an update in the shape of a beautiful photograph taken by the UK photographer and long-time collaborator Alex Kozobolis, who was sent to visit Arthur in his second home in Tuscany. Raths’ concept for this was to not only reenact the original painting by Emily Young, but to express the generational change by putting Arthur and his daughter in place of the little boy and the emperor penguin figure that suggest father and son.


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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1. That, Not That
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2. Landau
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              3. Sundog
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              4. The Fox And The Leopard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              5. Finland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              6. Pale Peach Jukebox
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              7. Harry Piers 2021
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              8. Two Beans Shaker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              9. From A Blue Temple
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              10. Ghost In The Pond
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              11. Coriolis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Martin Denny

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Exotica Vol. II - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Coming hot off the heels of his iconic debut, Martin Denny’s follow-up to the original Exotica is the ultimate companion piece. Originally released in mono in 1957 mere weeks after the first Exotica album kick-started the new lounge craze. Exotica Volume II further demonstrated Denny’s unique imagination as both a musician and an entertainer. Jackpot Records’ limited edition reissue of Exotica Volume II is pressed on tropical green color vinyl, and brings Denny’s unique space age twist on Pan-Asian and Polynesian music direct to your stereo. With featured tracks like “Singing Bamboos”, “Rush Hour in Hong Kong”, and “Soshu Night Serenade”, Exotica Volume II is equally fitting as a breezy lounge listen or to set the mood for your very own tiki bar cocktail hour.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Side 1:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1 Soshu Night Serenade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2 Island Of Dreams
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3 Japanese Farewell Song (Sayonara)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4 Singing Bamboos
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5 The Queen Chant (E Lili Ua E)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6 Wedding Song (Ke Kali Ne Au).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Side 2:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1 Escales
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2 When First I Love
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3 August Bells
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4 Bacoa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5 Ebb Tide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6 Rush Hour In Hong Kong

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Martin Denny

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Primitiva - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Originally released in 1958, Primitiva is a rhythmically rich and inimitably exotic Martin Denny experience. Reissued by Jackpot Records on limited edition ocean blue color vinyl, Primitiva highlights the burgeoning sound of ’50s exotica music, with Denny’s diverse soundscape ranging from vibraphones and marimbas, to Burmese gongs and Buddhist prayer bowls. This third outing from the father of exotica shines in style with stand-out tracks like “Burma Train”, “M'Gambo Mambo”, and “Jamaica Farewell” spanning from the Caribbean coast, to the South Pacific islands, and beyond. Pairing perfectly with beachside Mai Tais and ornamental umbrellas, Primitiva is a hallmark of the mid-century’s lounge music fascination, and is replete with animal cries, pulsing percussion, and enough groovy goodness to keep it a mainstay of your rotation. 

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Side 1:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 Burma Train
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2 Kalua
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3 M'Gambo Mambo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4 Buddhist Bells
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5 M'Bira
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6 Flamingo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Side 2:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 Llama Serenade (Peruvian Llama Song)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2 Akaka Falls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3 Bangkok Cockfight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4 Mau Mau
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5 Dites Moi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6 Jamaica Farewell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Frightened Rabbit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Pedestrian Verse - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Vinyl reissue of Frightened Rabbit’s Pedestrian Verse.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Pedestrian Verse is the fourth studio album by the Scottish indie rock band Frightened Rabbit, originally released on 4 February 2013 on Atlantic Records. Produced by Leo Abrahams and the band itself, it is the only studio album to feature guitarist and keyboardist Gordon Skene, who departed from Frightened Rabbit following the album's accompanying tour. Partly inspired by a break-up, the album features increased song writing contributions from each member of the band.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Acts Of Man
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Backyard Skulls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Holy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Woodpile
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Late March, Death March
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    December’s Traditions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Housing (In)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dead Now
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    State Hospital
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nitrous Gas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Housing (Out)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Oil Slick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tortoise

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rhythms, Resolutions & Clusters - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tortoise have spent nearly 30 years making music that defies description. While the Chicago-based instrumental quintet have nodded to dub, rock, jazz, electronica and minimalism throughout their revered and influential discography, the resulting sounds have always been distinctly, even stubbornly, their own. One of the throughlines that create that distinctive sound is what might be called a pervasive element of group play, or ensemble-mindedness, as opposed to emphasis on a virtuoso soloist or frontman.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ‘Rhythms, Resolutions & Clusters’ follows in this line, asTortoise turned their iconic early songs over to their friends to play with. The remixes by other legends including Bundy K.Brown, Steve Albini, Jim O’Rourke, Brad Wood (Liz Phair),Casey Rice, Mike Watt (Minute Men) and Rick Brown (75 DollarBill) create a sense of community, and unlimited creativity. It’s been out of print since 1995.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Alcohall (Remixed By John McEntire)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Your New Rod (Remixed By Rick Brown)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cobwebbed (Remixed By Casey Rice)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Match Incident (Remixed By Steve Albini)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tin Cans (The Puerto Rican Mix) (Remixed By Brad Wood)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Not Quite East Of The Ryan (Remixed By Bundy K. Brown - Deep Space Mischief By John Herndon / Also On Board: McEntire, Wood & Bitney)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Initial Gesture Protraction (Remixed By Jim O’Rourke)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cornpone Brunch (Remixed By Mike Watt)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Nils Frahm

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Durton - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nils Frahm has announced the release of three albums of rare early recordings, many of which have been unobtainable for years, some of which have never been released at all, and none of which have ever appeared on streaming services. ‘Streichelfisch’ will return to vinyl for the first time since its original 2005 pressing, and Durton, pairs tracks from 2006’s digital only My First EP with five previously unheard compositions, while Electric Piano contains seven tracks originally released by LEITER – the label set up by Frahm and his manager, Felix Grimm – and will be available for purchase as separate LPs or for streaming on all DSPs from 22 April, 2022.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Recorded almost two decades ago, Durton – a pun on ‘Dur Ton’ (German for the impractical concept of a ‘major note’) – takes its name, as did Frahm’s original Berlin studio, from the first piece of music he ever released.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Now Fast Be Slow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Neuse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. Durton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. My Childhood Was Short
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. But Nice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Vacuum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Rarely Happens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. Last Call
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. Tango TNT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. Personal Lift

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nils Frahm

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Electric Piano - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nils Frahm is one of the most exciting sound explorers of our time. When defining the space between classical and electronic music, hardly any other name is mentioned as often as that of the Berlin-based pianist, composer, and producer. His unconventional approach to an age-old instrument played contemplatively and intimately and on a mesmerizing scale through his vast stage shows has won him many fans worldwide. Now Nils Frahm has announced the release of three albums of rare early recordings, many of which have been unobtainable for years, some of which have never been released at all. Streichelfisch will return to vinyl for the first time since its original 2005 pressing, and Durton pairs tracks from 2006’s digital only My First EP with five previously unheard compositions, while Electric Piano contains seven tracks originally released as a download in 2008.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The album features seven fragile, graceful compositions which provide a clear signpost towards his future. “Now I’ve rediscovered it,” Nils Frahm concludes, “I feel grateful this exists, because it truly sounds like someone different I can’t ever bring back. I’m happy I play differently now, but hearing this side of me makes me sentimental...”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. PART I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. PART II
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. PART III
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. PART V
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. PART VI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. PART VII
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7. PART X

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Inspiral Carpets

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Revenge Of The Goldfish - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            This release sees ‘Revenge of the Goldfish’ re-issued on vinyl for the first time since its original release, housed in a standard 12” sleeve on limited edition 140g orange vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Originally released on 5th October 1992, ‘Revenge of the Goldfish’ was Inspiral Carpets’ third studio record and reached #17 in the UK album charts, featuring the singles ‘Dragging Me Down’, ‘Bitches Brew’, ‘Generations’ and ‘Two Worlds Collide’. Regarded as one of the main components of the Madchester movement in the early 90s, the Inspirals released a further three albums on Cow Records (via Mute Records) before disbanding in 1995.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Inspiral Carpets

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Devil Hopping - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              This release sees ‘Devil Hopping’ re-issued on vinyl for the first time since its original release, housed in a standard 12” sleeve on limited edition 140g red vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Originally released on 22nd March 1994, ‘Devil Hopping’ was Inspiral Carpets’ fourth studio record and reached #10 in the UK album charts, featuring the singles ‘Saturn 5’, ‘I Want You’ and ‘Uniform’. Regarded as one of the main components of the Madchester movement in the early 90s, the Inspirals released a further three albums on Cow Records (via Mute Records) before disbanding in 1995.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Deep Wound

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Deep Wound - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                REPRESSED AT LAST - Legendary US hardcore band from 1982-83 featuring J Mascis. J Mascis lived in Amherst. There was one punk at his high school and it wasn't Uma Thurman, it was Charlie. They were fortunate to have Ken Reed's great store, Main Street Records, in nearby Northampton. And they could get almost any American or UK punk stuff they needed from the racks or by special order. One day in early '82, J met a Dee Dee Ramone lookalike at the Oi! singles bin. This was bassist Scott Helland. Scott posted a flier soon after looking for musicians into Anti-Pasti, Discharge and the like. J called to audition and had his dad drive him and his drums over to guitarist Lou Barlow's place in Westfield.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                They had a singer already, but J got them to replace him with Charlie, and Deep Wound was there. They made a cassette, got a few gigs in Boston with the X-Claim bands (SSD, FU's, Jerry's Kids, etc.) and became the Western Mass band most likely to open for Hardcore visitors. They cut an EP, had tracks on Gerard Colsoy's Bands That Would Be God comp and even did a late-period session with Gerard singing that has disappeared into nada. And every day they vowed to play faster. And they did, eventually developing a blur that could verge on experimental noise. Finally they burned as fast as they could, and realizing that was the case, they stopped. It was 1984.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The rest of the story is well known: Dinosaur, the Outpatients, Sebadoh, Gobblehoof, etc. Most of what Deep Wound recorded is on this disk, and it still sounds pretty choice the hundredth time through (believe me, I know). Like many of their suburban kith, there are huge swathes of Xeroxed style and content, but these patches are obliterated by an underlying fascination with the reckless potential of absolute speed, and an intellectual overlay (albeit in a nascent state) that would blossom more fully in the bands that would follow. But y'know, Hardcore was a really fucking good scene. And Deep Wound were a really fucking good Hardcore band. Living in this society has left a DEEP WOUND. Get used to it

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1 - I Saw It
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2 - Sisters
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3 - In My Room
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4 - Don't Need
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5 - Lou's Anxiety Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6 - Video Prick
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7 - Sick Of Fun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8 - Deep Wound
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9 - Dead Babies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10 - You're False
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11 - Time To Stand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12 - Pressure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13 - Training Ground
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14 - Deep Wound
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                15 - You're False
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16 - Your Head In In Your Crouch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                17 - Psyched To Die
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18 - Sister
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                19 - Patriots
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20 - Never Let You In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                21 - Adult
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                22 - Don't Need
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                23 - Video Prick
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                24 - Let's Go To The Mall

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Pavement

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Terror Twilight: Farewell Horizontal

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Terror Twilight: Farewell Horizontal is an exhaustive 45-track reissue of the band’s much-loved fifth and final album. The new special edition compiles the remastered original album, B-sides, home demos, rehearsal tapes, era-appropriate live recordings, and even the rough tracks from Pavement’s scrapped session at Sonic Youth’s Echo Canyon studio. Altogether, it features 28 unreleased tracks.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Originally released in 1999, Terror Twilight marked a departure from Pavement’s established operating methods. Which is to say that it was recorded with a big-time producer in an expensive studio. However, for all the talk of “polish” and “precision” it’s still very much a Pavement record. And a great one. Like every Pavement album that preceded it, Terror Twilight thrills and confounds. Often at the same time. Twenty-two years on, the songs remain moody, strange, and eminently deserving of re-celebration.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The 4xLP and 2xCD editions include a book with never-before-seen photos and commentary/context from band members Mark Ibold, Stephen Malkmus, Bob Nastanovich, Spiral Stairs, and Steve West as well as producer Nigel Godrich (Radiohead, Beck).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LP Tracklisting

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Side A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1) Platform Blues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2) The Hexx
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3) You Are A Light
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4) Cream Of Gold
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5) Ann Don’t Cry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Side B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1) Billie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2) Folk Jam
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3) Major Leagues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4) Carrot Rope
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5) Shagbag #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6) Speak, See, Remember
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7) Spit On A Stranger

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Side C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1) The Porpoise And The Hand Grenade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2) Rooftop Gambler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3) Your Time To Change
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4) Stub Your Toe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5) Major Leagues (Demo Version)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6) Decouvert De Soleil

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Side D
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1) Carrot Rope (SM Demo) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2) Folk Jam Moog (SM Demo) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3) Billy (SM Demo) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4) Terror Twilight [Speak, See, Remember] (SM Demo) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5) You Are A Light (SM Demo) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6) Cream Of Gold Intro (Jessamine) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7) Cream Of Gold (SM Demo) #

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Side E
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1) Spit On A Stranger (SM Demo) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2) Folk Jam Guitar (SM Demo) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3) You Are A Light (Echo Canyon) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4) Ground Beefheart [Platform Blues] (Echo Canyon) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5) Folk Jam (Echo Canyon) #

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Side F
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1) Ann Don’t Cry (Echo Canyon) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2) Jesus In Harlem [Cream Of Gold] (Echo Canyon) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3) The Porpoise And The Hand Grenade (Echo Canyon) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4) Spit On A Stranger (Echo Canyon) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5) Be The Hook #

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Side G
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1) You Are A Light (Jackpot!) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2) Terror Twilight [Speak, See, Remember] (RPM) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3) Rooftop Gambler (Jessamine) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4) For Sale! The Preston School Of Industry (Jessamine) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5) Frontwards (Live) #

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Side H
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1) Platform Blues (Live) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2) The Hexx (Live) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3) You Are A Light (Live) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4) Folk Jam (Live) #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5) Sinister Purpose (Live) #

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  #= Previously Unreleased

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2xCD Features 1999 Album Sequence

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Zero 7

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Yeah Ghost - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Zero 7’s 4th album Yeah Ghost from 2009, spans everything from dance pop to acoustic folk and everything in between it's an idea-splattered work of genius that even includes a quartet of instrumental tracks derived from their experimental side projects and sampled, overdubbed and rebuilt from scratch. From the evocative intro 'Count Me Out' to the album's shuffling, twitchy closer 'All Of Us' - via the haunting 'Solastalgia' and 'Ghost sYMbOL' avant-garde electronic and distorted vocals - it's Zero 7 as you've never heard them before. 'Destiny' this aint. One thing that remains consistent though is the roll call of up-and-coming talent on vocal duties, including singer ESKA Mtungwazi. The Londoner, whose collaboration credits include Matthew Herbert and Bugs In The Attic, appears on 'Mr McGee', 'Medicine Man', 'Sleeper' and 'The Road' & folk singer songwriter/ painter / filmmaker Martha Tilson for Pop Art Blue.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LP Tracks:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Disc 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Count Me Out
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Mr McGee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Swing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Everything Up (Zizou)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Pop Art Blue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Medicine Man

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Disc 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Ghost SYMbOL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Sleeper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Solastalgia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. All Of Us

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CD Tracks:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Count Me Out
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Mr McGee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Swing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Everything Up [Zizou]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Pop Art Blue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Medicine Man
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Ghost SYMbOL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8. Sleeper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    9. Solastalgia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    10. The Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    11. All Of Us
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    12. E Sgwers (demo Version)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    13. Methods
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    14. Ghost SYMbOL (Klang Version)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Various Artists

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    War Child Presents Help! A Day In The Life

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the iconic HELP album a new generation of artists came together to create, at the time, the fastest album ever. They recorded Help! A Day In The Life on Thursday 8th September 2005 which the record available for download just 32 hours later.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bands delivered tracks from all around the world, Damon Albarn cancelled a flight to China so Gorillaz could record their track, Hong Kong. The Kaiser Chiefs recorded a cover version of I Heard It Through the Grapevine whilst on tour in Berlin, Damien Rice delivered Cross-Eyed Bear in a break recording his second album in Dublin and the Manic Street Preachers sent in their third contribution to a War Child album, Leviathan, from South Wales. In a late addition to the tracklisting Chris Martin recorded a new vocal and lyrics for How You See The World No. 2 from New York and Tuarweg musicians Tinawiren sent in Cler Achel from Paris.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Elbow recorded a new song called Snowball, which lead singer Guy Garvey described as dealing with his outrage at the UK involvement in the Iraq conflict. Its first line: "The biggest mistakes will be forgiven but the snowball of white lies will crush our hearts.” And a significant contribution came from Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier and refugee from Sudan who donated the track Gua.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Alongside The Manic Street Preachers and Radiohead, John Squire also returned from the original HELP album to design the cover of Help! A Day which also features illustrations from Paul Smith and Duncan Lloyd of Maximo Park.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Help! A Day In The Life is part of a series of four re-releases by War Child Records making the amazing music artists have donated to the charity available on DSPs and vinyl for the first time. All proceeds from these releases will directly fund War Child’s life saving work with children affected by conflict.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Side A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Coldplay – How You See The World No. 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Razorlight – Kirby’s House
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Radiohead – I Want None Of This
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Keane And Faultline – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Emmanuel Jal – Gua
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Side B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Gorillaz – Hong Kong
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Manic Street Preachers – Leviathan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kaiser Chiefs – I Heard It Through The Grapevine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Damien Rice – Cross-Eyed Bear
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Side C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Magic Numbers – Gone Are The Days
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tinariwen – Cler Achel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Coral – It Was Nothing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mylo – Mars Needs Women
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Maximo Park – Wasteland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Side D
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Elbow – Snowball
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bloc Party – The Present
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hard Fi – Help Me Please
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Go! Team – Phantom Broadcast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Babyshambles – From Bollywood To Battersea

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Can

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Monster Movie - 2022 Coloured Vinyl Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Following the release of the first two parts of CAN’s live series, Mute and Spoon Records reissue a limited edition run of Monster Movie on blue vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        With the sounds of Jimi Hendrix, Captain Beefheart and The Velvet Underground ringing in their ears, Holger Czukay and Irmin Schmidt left behind their careers in academia to form the influential group in the late 60s. Together with Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit and American singer Malcolm Mooney, they recorded their debut album Monster Movie in a castle near Cologne in 1968. The record was then remastered in 2004 from the original master tape for a CD release. It was overseen by Holger, Irmin and Jono Podmore to refine it to how it was always intended to be heard.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        “Monster Movie is an amazing debut” Pitchfork

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        “Monster Movie, sounds like nothing else released in 1969 - and still acts as a template for the future” Sound Affects

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        “Had Can’s debut album, Monster Movie, been their only one, it would have assured their place in the history of German music and of rock as a whole” Shindig Magazine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A1 Father Cannot Yell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A2 Mary, Mary So Contrary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A3 Outside My Door
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B1 You Doo Right

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Can

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Soundtracks - 2022 Coloured Vinyl Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Following the release of the first two parts of CAN's live series, Mute and Spoon Records reissue a limited edition run of Soundtracks on clear purple vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Soundtracks, a compilation of songs Can had composed for different movies, was released in 1970 before the band started work on their second album. This record said goodbye to the band's original vocalist Malcolm Mooney, who features on ‘Soul Desert’ and ‘She Brings The Rain’, to be replaced by Japanese singer Damo Suzuki. Bridging the gap between the improvisatory rock jams of their earlier recordings, Monster Movie and Delay 1968, Soundtracks also laid the foundations for their more electronic and experimental sounding work, such as Tago Mago and Ege Bamyasi.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          “Intricate and subtle” All Music

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          “Often overlooked… A good sampling of their more straightforward experiments” Pitchfork

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A1 Deadlock
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A2 Tango Whiskyman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A3 Deadlock
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A4 Don't Turn The Light On, Leave Me Alone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A5 Soul Desert
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B1 Mother Sky
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B2 She Brings The Rain