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Django Django

Django Django - 10th Anniversary Edition

    Django Django will be releasing a 10th-anniversary reissue of their self-titled Mercury Prize-nominated debut album. The original album will be re-released alongside a second disc of the entire album mixed by dub pioneer Mad Professor. The edition is officially announced 13th April with the release of The Mad Professor Dub of their iconic single 'Default' .

    TRACK LISTING

    Introduction
    Hail Bop
    Default
    Firewater
    Waveforms
    Zumm Zumm
    Hand Of Man
    Love's Dart
    Wor
    Storm
    Life's A Beach
    Skies Over Cairo
    Silver Rays
    Introduction Dub
    Hail Bop Dub
    Default Dub
    Firewater Dub
    Waveforms Dub
    Zumm Zumm Dub
    Hand Of Man Dub
    Love's Dart Dub
    Wor Dub
    Storm Dub
    Life's A Beach Dub
    Skies Over Cairo Dub
    Silver Rays Dub

    The Liminanas & David Menke

    The Ballad Of Linda L & The Devil Inside Me

      The psychedelic French garage duo The Liminanas and german-french music composer & sound engineer David Menke wrote together 2 OST for documentaries . “The Ballad Of Linda L” for the Arte eponymous documentary about the life of Linda Lovelace. And “The Devil Inside me” for the Netflix serie “Monsters Inside : The 24 Faces Of Billy Milligan” . 100% new music, fuzz guitars & garage rock.

      TRACK LISTING

      VINYL 1 - OST THE BALLAD OF LINDA L
      FACE A
      1. Prologue
      2. Deep
      3. Doin' It
      4. The Ballad Of Linda L.
      5. 80's Score Pt. A
      6. 80's Score Pt. B
      FACE B
      1. Friends On Fire
      2. Desolation
      3. Romance
      4. Punky Disco
      5. Linda’s Lament
      6. Get Up To Fight

      VINYL 2 - OST THE DEVIL INSIDE ME
      FACE A
      1. Them
      2. Waiting For You
      3. Losing Control
      4. A Shot Of Whiskey
      5. Strange Girl
      6. Meeting Morrison
      7. Back To Amanda
      8. Oh Lord
      FACE B
      1. Love Around Us
      2. Illusion Song
      3. USA Motorbike
      4. Surfing
      5. The Devil Inside Me
      6. Savages
      7. West Coast
      8. Suicide Solution

      Metronomy

      The English Riviera (Instrumentals)

        The Joseph Mount-fronted electronic pop collective Metronomy announce details of the forthcoming special vinyl release of the instrumental versions of their career-changing 2011 album The English Riviera, which is this year celebrating its ten year anniversary. The English Riviera (Instrumentals) are available to listen to online now and will be released on vinyl in November.

        The Dinked vinyl edition of The English Riviera (Instrumentals) will be a cream coloured 12” vinyl with numbered sleeve, complete with transparent sticker sheets, A6 Postcard and Dinked sticker.

        A love letter to the stretch of coast a stone's throw from where Joe Mount grew up, The English Riviera marked a breakout moment in the band’s history that would lead them to global success and see them constantly developing their sound for a decade to come. 


        STAFF COMMENTS

        Barry says: So, you know that perfect funky synth-pop powerhouse 'The English Rivera' by Metronomy?, yeah well imagine that but without vocals.. Oh, you can't? well if it's something you fancy then this, 'The English Rivera Instrumentals By Metronomy' might be exactly what you need. It's good, it's like the album but without the vocals.

        TRACK LISTING

        A Side:
        The English Riviera
        We Broke Free (Instrumental)
        Everything Goes My Way (Instrumental)
        The Look (Instrumental)
        She Wants (Instrumental)
        Trouble (Instrumental)

        B Side:
        The Bay (Instrumental)
        Loving Arm (Instrumental)
        Corinne (Instrumental)
        Some Written (Instrumental)
        Love Underlined (Instrumental)

        Metronomy

        Posse EP Volume 1 (RSD22 EDITION)

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

          Prior to their new album "Small World" (February 18th, 2022), Metronomy surprise released a 5 track collaborative EP on digital only. Each song featured a rising artist of the next generation including Biig Piig and Spill Tab. This very first vinyl Edition of the EP, pressed exclusively for RSD on purple vinyl also includes bonus instrumental version of all songs. 

          TRACK LISTING

          A Side / Main Mix - Original Songs
          1. Metronomy X Pinty - "Half An Inch "
          2. Metronomy X Biig Piig - "405"
          3. Metronomy X Spill Tab - "Uneasy"
          4. Metronomy X Sorry - "Out Of Touch"
          5. Metronomy X Brian Nasty X Folly Group - "Monday"
          B Side / Instrumentals
          1. Metronomy X - "Half An Inch [Instrumental] "
          2. Metronomy X Biig Piig - "405 [Instrumental] "
          3. Metronomy X Spill Tab - "Uneasy [Instrumental]"
          4. Metronomy X Sorry - "Out Of Touch [Instrumental] "
          5. Metronomy X Brian Nasty X Folly Group - "Monday" 

          Christine And The Queens

          Chaleur Humaine - 2022 Vinyl Repress

            Christine And The Queens is Nantes-born Héloïse Letissier. Moving to London to study in 2010, Letissier instead found herself drawn to the art and theatre underworld of Soho, where she met the drag queens of Madame JoJo’s who inadvertently helped birth Christine And The Queens. The following year she released the first of a series of three EPs, each one building praise and demand for her utterly individual brand of pop. Chaleur Humaine, her French-language debut album produced by Ash Workman (Metronomy) with multi-instrumentalist brothers Michael Lovett and Gabriel Stebbing, arrived in 2014 and has already gone more than five-times platinum to propel Letissier - named Female Artist of the Year at the Victoires de la Musique earlier this year - to phenomenon status in her homeland.

            Already coveted by those in the know, last year Christine And The Queens took a step further into the international spotlight with a number of high profile European shows and scene-stealing performances at SXSW, a major 16-date North American run with Marina and The Diamonds and a solo sold-out headline show at New York’s Webster Hall. She capped a stunning year by joining one of her all time heroes Madonna on stage in Paris last week. She released her debut, self-titled UK EP in November and now 'Chaleur Humaine' makes its long-awaited UK debut. The album features EP tracks 'Jonathan' (feat. Perfume Genius) and 'No Harm Is Done' (feat. TunjiIge), and has been completely reworked for its UK release, featuring all-new English versions of French runaway hits 'Saint Claude' and 'Christine', amongst others.

            STAFF COMMENTS

            Barry says: Though 'Tilted' ('Christine' on the original French version, and seemingly now here too) was the first thing I heard from Christine et. al, it was on buying this album the fist time around that I realised how meticulously crafted and wonderfully produced the rest of her music was. This is still right up there for me as one of the best synth-pop albums of our time. See also 2018's 'Chris'.

            TRACK LISTING

            1. It
            2. Saint Claude
            3. Christine
            4. Science Fiction
            5. Paradis Perdus
            6. Half Ladies
            7. Chaleur Humaine
            8. Narcissus Is Back
            9. Ugly-Pretty
            10. Nuit 17 À 52
            11. Here

            Metronomy

            Small World

              Metronomy’s new album Small World is a return to simple pleasures, nature, and an embracing in part of more pared down, songwriterly sonics, all while asking broader existential questions: which feels at least somewhat rooted in the period of time during which it was made – 2020. Finding appreciation in nature and our roots, while reappraising the things we value as we get older are all things that are part and parcel of the human experience: though it has all felt accelerated and emphasised in this past year or so. Through the tumultuous ebb and flow of the years, Metronomy continues to endure, and Joe Mount’s ability as a songwriter, arranger and producer shines through on Small World, evergreen.

              STAFF COMMENTS

              Barry says: Metronomy's uplifting brand of jangle-heavy synth pop hits a peak on the shimmering uplifting snap of 'Small World'. It's definitely got Disney montage vibes, and is as rich and satisfying as any of their previous offerings while being even more effervescent and dynamic.

              TRACK LISTING

              1. Life And Death
              2. Things Will Be Fine
              3. It’s Good To Be Back
              4. Loneliness On The Run
              5. Love Factory
              6. I Lost My Mind
              7. Right On Time
              8. Hold Me Tonight
              9. I Have Seen Enough

              Mr Oizo

              Voila

                After meeting on Mr Oizo ’s "All Wet" album, Mr Oizo and his Italian mate Phra went back to studio.

                6 years after, this time as an unexpected duet, they wrote and composed together a 9 song "Italian Hip Hop" mini album, also reminding the spirit of mixtapes such as done by Madlib.

                Mr Oizo aka Quentin Dupieux, one of the most exciting French music producer & move director, offers a new musical direction. Mainly mid-term, different from some classic powerful French Touch 2.0.


                STAFF COMMENTS

                Barry says: Musical polymath, film director and general polymath Quentin Dupieux returns for his latest LP as Mr Oizo, and this time sees the all-rounder pull out a brilliant selection of crunchy percussion and smooth vocals into an old-school MPC-themed hip-hop marathon. Entirely off-piste but really well done as ever. More essential Oizo.

                Stardust

                Music Sounds Better With You - 21st Anniversary Edition

                  Where to begin? I was 13 when this first came out; and I distinctly remember the music video on MTV - in their space suits: Alan Braxe with his synth, middle its Benjamin Diamond the vocalist and on the right Thomas Bangalter of Daft Punk fame. Anyway, being snotty nosed, punk obsessed teenagers, the track didn't really register on our radars at the time, mainly cos it was on MTV along with 'all that other mainstream nonsense'. Fast forward nearly twenty years and I've hammered the shit outta this, one of the finest moments of 'filter house' (urgh) the world has ever seen. This Chaka Khan sampling beast has been played at 45rpm by DJ Funk, at -6 by Andi Handley and mixed into a variety of end-of-night melee's by Kickin' Pigeon. For me, it epitomizes the Roule sound, along with "Together" (DJ Falcon & Thomas Bangalter) - it's hypnotic, peaktime loops sending hordes of dancers spiraling into the speaker stacks as full on house music mosh pits erupt all over the shop. It deserves a place in every house music lover's home, and is surely crucial for anyone into the history of Daft Punk and French house. I can't actually believe we've never had this in the shop before; make a house a home and bag this aural essential now! 

                  TRACK LISTING

                  A. Music Sounds Better With You (Long Version - Re Cut From The Orignal Master)
                  B. Exclusive Etched Design 

                  Parcels

                  Day/Night

                    Parcels have always been a band of extreme light and shade: they’re from surf hotspot Byron Bay in Australia but living in Berlin for years; their sweet-as-honey vocal harmonies rival the Beach Boys but their live shows can turn into slamming techno rave-ups.

                    The band returns with an ambitious third studio album, Day/Night, a Double Record huge in scope and sound, whose hopeful messages of perseverance through difficult times are a balm for these uncertain times.

                    E.VAX is the project of electronic-rock duo Ratatat’s Evan Mast. Heading it alone, without Mike Stroud influence or input, his self-titled solo project is a more intimate, personal and playful exploration of this singular producer’s expansive vision.

                    Half recorded at home, half at a friend’s art gallery in Montana, the imposed global lockdown lent itself to a more considered and exploratory approach. He’d play songs at the wrong speed to see how it changed what he heard, or deliberately leave a melody untouched for months and then improvise over it after playing it anew for the first time. Unable to get lost in real life, he got lost in music.

                    Mixing thick, blankety atmospheres with modern drum programming (referencing glitch, drill and boombap, alongside warped downbeat flavours) and utilizing shining, resplendent melodies and instruments, the album creates a nice contrast between light and dark textures, punctuated with futuristic rhythms and decorated with casual flurries of eclectronic genius. 


                    TRACK LISTING

                    A SIDE:
                    1. Rabindra
                    2.Karst
                    3. Always
                    4. What About You
                    5. Manila
                    6. Anything At All

                    B SIDE:
                    1. Kolkata
                    2. Pretty Good
                    3. New Words
                    4. Little Lung
                    5. Koko
                    6. Actual Air

                    Metallica

                    Don't Tread On Else Matters (SebastiAn Remix)

                      Ed Banger Record proudly presents Metallica’s “Don’t Tread On Else Matters” remixed by SebastiAn.

                      Collector Etched 12’’ – 1 x 140 gram black vinyl , printed sleeve, black dust inner sleeve. Etched vinyl .

                      A side Music (Cut in 45rpm) B side exclusive etched design.
                      Very Limited run – no repress. 


                      TRACK LISTING

                      A1. Don’t Tread On Else Matters (SebastiAn Remix)
                      B. Etched Design 

                      The Liminanas / Laurent Garnier

                      De Pelicula

                        The psychedelic garage duo The Liminanas and French techno pioneer DJ/producer Laurent Garnier have now produced together “De Pelicula”.

                        The result is neither a Limiñanas techno record nor a Laurent Garnier rock album. It is a record that feels like a walk on the wild side, one straight out of a film noir that was spawned from the need to write music that tells a story and rattles all traditional patterns in a (super)sonic trance.

                        A heated road-trip spent chasing Juliette and Saul, two teenage rascals straight out of a ‘60s classic - think “Breathless” (original title: A bout de Souffle) meets Sailor and Lula - balancing on the southern border with Spain, knocked out by the heat and cheap liquor.

                        STAFF COMMENTS

                        Barry says: What a weird and wonderful mixture this is. The Liminanas' psychedelic groove works perfectly here with Garnier's propulsive electronics, with the end result being both wildly psychedelic and wonderfully focused. A superb, soaring trip of a record.

                        TRACK LISTING

                        1. Saul
                        2. Je Rentrais Par Le Bois … Bb
                        3. Juliette Dans La Caravane
                        4. Que Calor !
                        5. Promenades Obliques
                        6. Tu Tournes En Boucle
                        7. Steeplechase
                        8. Juliette
                        9. Ne Gâche Pas L'aventure Humaine
                        10. Au Début C'était Le Début
                        11. Saul S'est Fait Planter

                        Gaspard Auge is releasing his Debut Album “Escapades”, out in June 25th.

                        He is best known as one half of Justice, the duo that united rock and rave and whose dancefloor smashes defined a generation.

                        Gaspard made an instrumental album whose sound will be familiar to Justice ’s fanbase, echoing some previous works & inspirations of the cult duet.

                        Escapades sounds like a UFO landing from another galaxy, or time, a baroque masterpiece that reimagines European classical music for this century.

                        Mr Flash / A Bass Day

                        Radar Rider / F.I.S.T (ED001 18th Anniversary)

                          Ok, an 18th anniversay edition is a bit weird, but being as this was the first (and arguably the best) 12" on Ed Banger, the globe conquering Parisian label of the noughties, and featured a blinder from the dearly departed Philippe Zdar under his A Bass Day alias, I'm totally on board. 

                          So, what will you hear on this limited white vinyl repress? Well, on the A-side we get a break heavy bit of downbeat psychedelia from Mr Flash, who assembles flanged hats and heavy drums with a blorping Scruff-styled bassline, then chops a few tasty samples from Floyd's "Echoes" for good measure. Meanwhile on the flipside, Zdar drops a frisky little e-funk wriggler complete with filter funk melodies and a hip-twisting bassline.




                          TRACK LISTING

                          Mr Flash “Radar Rider“
                          A Bass Day (aka Zdar) “F.I.S.T”

                          Sons Of Raphael

                          Full-Throated Messianic Homage

                            Sons of Raphael are brothers Loral and Ronnel Raphael from London.

                            Seven years in the making, their debut album, featuring singles "Revolution" and "He Who Makes The Morning Darkness", is a sci fi wall of sound, an orchestral fantasia that blossoms into a psych pop explosion.

                            "Full Throated Messianic Homage", was written, arranged and produced by Loral & Ronnel, and mixed by Philippe Zdar, and comes in a standard gatefold black vinyl edition including a special 24-page lyric booklet.

                            TRACK LISTING

                            Revolution
                            He Who Makes The Morning Darkness
                            Siren Music
                            On Dreams That Are Sent By God
                            Devil, Devil
                            Yeah Yeah Yeah
                            Oh Momma
                            I Sing Songs For The Dead
                            Let’s All Get Dead Together
                            The Sand Dunes Lift Up

                            All formats come with a free Piccadilly Records EOY Sampler CD whilst stocks last.

                            DEEWEE, the label from Grammy-nominated artists David & Stephen Dewaele AKA Soulwax/2manydjs, release "Foundations", their 50th release and first compilation album coming out on May 7th. 27 tracks including 3 brand new exclusive works* are beautifully presented across triple LP and 2CD physical editions, along with digital format. All are united by a breadth of imagination, a love of hands-on artistry, and of course by the sonic craftsmanship of the Dewaele brothers themselves.

                            Foundations is more than just a compilation of tracks from the DEEWEE label. It’s a beautiful object in its own right. As with all DEEWEE releases, Parisian art directors, Ill-Studio have created a gorgeous artefact that collectors will love. It’s also a wonderful audio experience, with new music complimenting and elevating the catalogue material, and the sequencing of the 27 tracks done with as much love as any artist album or DJ set. It’s an expression of the values of a musical family with the brothers at its heart and featuring their creative input throughout. Everything on the album has come through the DEEWEE Studios in Ghent, Belgium which was built to bring together their friends from around the world. In many ways, Foundations represents a new phase in the label’s existence, one that is aided by a new joint venture with UK and FR label Because Music.


                            TRACK LISTING

                            Double CD
                            CD 1
                            01. Charlotte Adigéry - Bear With Me (And L'll Stand Bare Before You)
                            02. Laima - Disco Pregnancy (Tonal+ Rhythmical)
                            03. Each Other - Burn It Down
                            04. Bolis Pupul - Moon Theme
                            05. James Righton - Release Party
                            06. Die Verboten - Aquarius
                            07. Soulwax - Heaven Scent Feat. Chloe Sevigny
                            08. Ems Synthi 100 - Movement 6
                            09. Soulwax - Conditions Of A Shared Belief
                            10. Soulwax - Close To Paradise
                            11. Asa Moto - Kifesh
                            12. Laila - The Other Me (Deeweedub)
                            13. Asa Moto - Wanowan Efem
                            CD 2
                            01. Charlotte Adigéry - Paténipat
                            02. Klanken - Drie
                            03. Phillipi - 9000
                            04. Movulango - Leave
                            05. Laima - Home
                            06. Emmanuelle - Italove
                            07. Sworn Virgins -Take Your Lady
                            08. Phillipi & Rodrigo - Paciencia
                            09. Extra Credit- Drive Me
                            10. Bous Pupul - Wéi?
                            11. Soulwax - Essential Eleven
                            12. Sworn Virgins - Fifty Dollar Bills
                            13. Phillipi & Rodrigo - Retrogrado
                            14. Future Sound Of Antwerp - Tom Cruise, Scientologist

                            Triple Vinyl Edition
                            A1. Charlotte Adigéry - Bear With Me (And L'll Stand Bare Before You)
                            A2. Laima - Disco Pregnancy (Tonal+ Rhythmical)
                            A3. Each Other - Burn It Down
                            A4. Bolis Pupul - Moon Theme
                            A5. James Righton - Release Party
                            B1. Die Verboten - Aquarius
                            B2. Soulwax - Heaven Scent Feat. Chloe Sevigny
                            B3. Ems Synthi 100 - Movement 6
                            B4. Soulwax - Conditions Of A Shared Belief
                            C1. Soulwax - Close To Paradise
                            C2. Asa Moto - Kifesh
                            C3. Laila - The Other Me (Deeweedub)
                            C4. Asa Moto - Wanowan Efem
                            D1. Charlotte Adigéry - Paténipat
                            D2. Klanken - Drie
                            D3. Phillipi - 9000
                            D4. Movulango - Leave
                            D5. Laima - Home
                            E1. Emmanuelle - Italove
                            E2. Sworn Virgins -Take Your Lady
                            E3. Phillipi & Rodrigo - Paciencia
                            E4. Extra Credit- Drive Me
                            F1. Bous Pupul - Wéi?
                            F2. Soulwax - Essential Eleven
                            F3. Sworn Virgins - Fifty Dollar Bills
                            F4. Phillipi & Rodrigo - Retrogrado
                            F5. Future Sound Of Antwerp - Tom Cruise, Scientologist

                            Myd

                            Born A Loser

                              Ed Banger Records presents “Born a loser”, MYD’s first album. Featuring Mac de Marco, Juan Wauters & Bakar.

                              A drunken round of jazzercise, a lazy float in the kiddie pool, your weird uncle gyrating under disco lights. Myd's debut album Born Loser is a soundtrack to life's strange delights. After a decade of experience, the Lille-bred producer perfects his solo sound on this 14-track collection. Indie electro grit meets infectious pop hooks, wrapped in passionate depth. It's a little bit folksy with a French touch soul, all fed through Myd's surreal filter.

                              Introduced to fans as a member of electronic band Club Cheval, he co-produced Brodinski’s album Bravaand made beats for rappers Theophilus London, Lacrim, SCH and more. Now, he stands on his own, unabashedly showcasing his eccentric flair. “[Born Loser] is weird in its structure,” he says. “There are pop songs, but there are also extreme production choices. Before, I was a bit shy with that. I'm finishing this album really confident. This way is my way, and I'm really happy about it.”

                              Myd is a homemade anti-hero. Purposefully approachable and painfully relatable, his world is one of hyper-normal, mundane scenes melting into fever dreams. Take a stack of '80s records, spill a Mai Tai across the collection and watch the covers bleed in psychedelic swirls. That's the warbled sheen of Myd's calling card, feeding melodies through cassette recorders and cheap analog gear for a distinctly DIY effect.

                              Debut solo EP All Inclusive mixed electric guitars and acoustic percussion with computerized beats. Its sunset sounds were tinged with melancholy -what he calls “French romanticism.” The release was signed to Paris’ legendary label Ed Banger, where Myd’s quirky character was welcomed and his talent encouraged. Ed Banger’s loyal fanbase inspired Born Loser’s lead single, “Together We Stand.” It matches a four-to-the-floor electronic kick with a hypnotic synth loop and “hippie chorus” made from his own stacked vocals. The lead’s wall of instruments play the same disco melody, recorded and re-recorded like a heavily-filtered sample.

                              Completing the album took more than dedication. Myd also took vocal lessons, learning to trust not just his style choices but his own voice. There are only a handful of collaborations, including Uruguayan folk artist Juan Wuaters and Bakar. Likewise, the album’s title track takes its name and spirit from a dizzying and hypnotic loop of Bobby Lee's 1966 song “I Was Born A Loser.”

                              At times, Born Loser is fun and flirty, other times thoughtful, dreamy and warm with intergalactic fuzz. It's an intimate record dripping with synth-heavy shine, and in its weathered corners and rich textures, lies the autobiography of Myd –at least in this moment. “For me, the album is ending a chapter more than opening a new one,” he says. “I see inspiration like a lung. Sometimes you are inhaling, and you need to take inspiration and wisdom from lots of people. Then you have other times when you need to produce a lot. To create this album, I was by myself creating. I think the next chapter will be working with other people and sharing what I did.”


                              TRACK LISTING

                              A1 We Are The Light
                              A2 Let You Speak
                              A3 Together We Stand
                              B1 Born A Loser
                              B2 There’s A Snake In My Boot
                              B3 The Sun
                              B4 Whether The Weather (Feat Juan Wauters)
                              C1 Always A Light
                              C2 Call Me
                              C3 Moving Men (Feat Mac Demarco)
                              C4 It’s About You
                              D1 I Feel Better (I Got Something)
                              D2 Now That We Found Love
                              D3 We Found It (Feat Bakar)

                              Django Django

                              Glowing In The Dark

                                Over the course of their extraordinarily accomplished discography to date, Django Django have constantly headed left where others have gone right. Described by The Guardian as “capable of making music that sounds close to perfection”, they are known for their genre defying eclectic sound and their new album “Glowing in the Dark” heralds, once again, the beginning of a thrilling new era for the band.

                                Glowing in the Dark has a running theme of escape: from despair, from constraints, from small town life, and even, in dreams, from the Earth. The brilliant title track and new single, for instance, soars gloriously towards the stratosphere. A track built around a sample from one of Dave Maclean’s spoken word records then plushly upholstered with Moog synths and drum loops, it is accompanied by some eye strobing visuals from rapidly ascending NYC artist and illustrator Braulio Amado.


                                STAFF COMMENTS

                                Barry says: Django Django (So good they named th.. No - Ed.) hit us with their newest album since 2018, and while the songwriting is pure DD, their increased reliance on woozy synths and bombastic basslines lend a more shimmering, poppy edge.

                                TRACK LISTING

                                1. Spirals
                                2. Right The Wrongs
                                3. Got Me Worried
                                4. Waking Up Feat. Charlotte Gainsbourg
                                5. Free From Gravity
                                6. Headrush
                                7. The Ark
                                8. Night Of The Buffalo
                                9. The World Will Turn
                                10. Kick The Devil Out
                                11. Glowing In The Dark
                                12. Hold Fast
                                13. Asking For More

                                Aluna

                                Renaissance

                                  The desire for change stirs from the inside. We either listen to it - or not. Aluna chose to listen. After widespread critical acclaim as one-half of multiplatinum duo AlunaGeorge, the Grammy Award Winning singer, songwriter, and producer establishes an unpredictable and undeniable signature sound on her 2020 solo debut, "Renaissance". Featuring contributions from Disclosure associate SG Lewis, Princess Nokia and Rema, along with production from Kaytranada, Scott Storch and Lido, this LP offers a synth-led hit of pop tinged with bass, house and RnB flavours.

                                  TRACK LISTING

                                  Side A
                                  1. I’ve Been Starting To
                                  Love All The Things I Hate
                                  2. Warrior (feat. SG Lewis)
                                  3. Sneak
                                  4. Envious

                                  Side B
                                  5. Don’t Hit My Line
                                  6. Get Paid (with Princess
                                  Nokia & Jada Kingdom)
                                  7. The Recipe (produced
                                  By KAYTRANADA)
                                  [feat. Rema]

                                  Side C
                                  8. Body Pump
                                  9. Ain’t My Business
                                  10. Off Guard
                                  11. Back Up

                                  Side D
                                  12. Pressure
                                  13. Surrender
                                  14. Whistle

                                  Denai Moore

                                  Modern Dread

                                    Denai Moore is a British- Jamaican artist who rose to prominence as a guest vocalist on SBTRKT's 2014 album ‘Wonder Where We Land’. Moore was born in Spanish Town, Jamaica, where she started to learn to play keyboard from her father. Her family moved to Stratford, London when she was 10. 

                                    TRACK LISTING

                                    Too Close
                                    Don’t Close The Door
                                    Fake Sorry
                                    Grapefruit On The Porch
                                    Cascades
                                    Hail
                                    To The Brink
                                    Motherless Child
                                    Turn Off The Radio
                                    Honour
                                    Slate
                                    Offer Me
                                    Wishin’ You Better

                                    Sébastien Tellier

                                    Domesticated

                                      An electronica album that buzzes with humanity, his most melodically refined work to date and a joyous Franco-pop fantasia.

                                      The parisian pop genius took one of his famous leaps into the unknown with the release of his recent single ‘a ballet’. Sonically it was full of the character you’d hope for him to deliver - dreamy French electronica, classic pop songwriting and yacht rock-style sax. Thematically, however, it played with the unlikely parallels between music and the never-ending routine of domestic life. As he questions, “maybe the key to happiness is there, hidden under a dirty laundry basket?” setting himself apart from an ocean of beat-makers, Tellier wrote the vocal melodies first and then arranged the instrumentation around them. His surge of inspiration was such that he wrote 200 songs for the project, yet he also possessed the discipline to keep the final album to a taut and concise eight tracks.

                                      TRACK LISTING

                                      Side A
                                      A1. A Ballet
                                      A2. Stuck In A Summer Love
                                      A3. Venezia
                                      A4. Domestic Tasks

                                      Side B
                                      B1. Oui
                                      B2. Atomic Smile
                                      B3. Hazy Feelings
                                      B4. Won

                                      Christine And The Queens

                                      La Vita Nuova

                                        Following her unexpected new single ‘People, I’ve been sad’ earlier this month, Christine and the Queens today unveils a surprise new EP. La vita nuova - a prospect for a new life - draws strength from extreme vulnerability. 

                                        La vita nuova arrives with an accompanying short film of the same name, imagined by Christine and featuring the EP’s five new songs in as many sequences. The 14 minute film is an inward journey that sees the artist invest Opéra Garnier, the world famous Paris opera house, filling it with stories of ghosts and mythical creatures. Through the lens of long-time collaborator Colin Solal Cardo (Robyn, Charli XCX) and with choreography by Ryan Heffington (VMA Award 2014, Grammy Award nominated), Christine and her dancers appear in succession on the Opéra rooftop, its grand stage and most secret recesses, culminating into a feverish moment with Caroline Polachek, a collaborator on the EP’s title track.


                                        TRACK LISTING

                                        CD
                                        1. People, I’ve Been Sad
                                        2. Je Disparais Dans Tes Bras
                                        3. Mountains (We Met)
                                        4. Nada
                                        5. La Vita Nuova (feat. Caroline Polachek)
                                        6. I Disappear In Your Arms (Bonus Track)

                                        Vinyl
                                        Side A
                                        A1. People, I’ve Been Sad
                                        A2. Je Disparais Dans Tes Bras
                                        A3. Mountains (We Met)
                                        Side B
                                        B1. Nada
                                        B2. La Vita Nuova (feat. Caroline Polachek)
                                        B3. I Disappear In Your Arms (Bonus Track)

                                        'Cerrone’s 17th album "DNA" opens with "The Impact", a throbbing track of bendy entanglements all with an environmental stance. Halfway through, we’re treated to an excerpt of a speech from Jane Goodall, the world-famous primatologist and ethnologist: “Every single day we make some impact on the planet. We haven’t inherited this planet from our parents. We’ve borrowed it from our children. If we get together, then we can start to heal some of the scars that we’ve inflicted.” It’s hard not to draw comparisons with Supernature, in which Cerrone declared his first warning about man’s impact on the planet, 43 years ago.

                                        This nine-track concept album is built on wandering contours and magnetic sparkle, from which bursts saturated oppressive synth pads ("Obsession"), a nod to PinkFloyd ("DNA"), and dramatic soundscapes ("Close To The Sky", "Experience") and clammy atmospheres that are delightedly languid. “What if I told you that the idea for Air Dreaming came to me after watching a video of a parachute jump featuring naked parachutists? When people ask me whether I’m still inspired by love and sex today, naturally my answer is yes.” Cerrone doesn’t deprive himself either of pushing Kraftwerk’s logic of unleashing robots on the dance floor (“I’ve got a rocket”, ”Let Me feel”), as his songs appeal to both the intellect and the body’s desire to move. “Let me dream, let me see, let me feel.”What better mantra for bringing this album full circle.

                                        TRACK LISTING

                                        The Impact
                                        Resolution
                                        Air Dreaming
                                        DNA
                                        I've Got A Rocket
                                        Let Me Feel
                                        Close To The Sky
                                        Experience
                                        Prediction

                                        Syrian wedding singer turned global dance icon Omar Souleyman releases his 4th studio album Shlon via Mad Decent / Because Music.

                                        On Shlon (Arabic for “how,” or literally “which color”), Omar Souleyman presents 6 new techno-meets-dabke songs of romance and love - singing poetry of a woman’s lips as sweet as Hillah’s dates on “Layle”; an intriguing woman he watches from afar whose kiss would be worth 10 million other kisses on “Shlon”; a lover ready to offer his beloved anything she wishes under the sun on “Shi Tridin” (“What Do You Wish For?”); a man in admiration of a woman with green eyes and blonde hair on “Abou Zlilif” (“Her Face is Like The Moon”); a song about love that will last forever on “Mawwal”, a traditional — all superimposed on complex techno arrangements by Hasan Alo, and based on the hi-speed Kurdish and Arabic dabke and baladi styles with the exception of “Mawwal” being presented in its traditionally slower pace.

                                        Shlon features double keyboard work from Hasan Alo, a fellow native of the Hasaka region in Northeastern Syria who has recently been active in the vibrant nightlife scene of Dubai. Azad Salih, a young Syrian man currently living in Mardin, Turkey, accompanies on saz, with the lyrics and love poetry written on the spot during the album’s recording session by longtime Omar collaborator Moussa Al Mardood - also currently based in Turkey.

                                        Omar Souleyman, who has collaborated with Björk and Four Tet, began his career as a prolific wedding singer, releasing nearly 500 live albums before civil war broke out in his native Syria in 2011. He then moved to Turkey and in 2013 released his Four Tet-produced debut studio album Wenu Wenu via Ribbon/Domino, which NPR called, "...a jam so visceral, thrilling and intense as to make the mysterious matter of earthly borders seem hardly worth the time to contemplate." His 2015 sophomore album Bahdeni Nami (various producers including Four Tet, Gilles Peterson and Modeselektor) garnered widespread critical praise including The Guardian, who proclaimed "It's so fast that the only appropriate way to engage with it is to wriggle your limbs. Melodies are both abrasive and ebullient, chattering endlessly like raucous birdsong," and 2017’s To Syria, With Love via Mad Decent placing Omar firmly in the canon of global electronic music.

                                        Souleyman has bolstered his growing status as a world and electronic music icon establishing an extensive international following after touring widely and performing at major festivals including Glastonbury, Bonnaroo, Pitchfork Paris and Roskilde. Since its founding in 2013, Souleyman has been an advocate for the charity "Our Heart Aches for Syria," which operates in collaboration with Doctors Without Borders. In that same year, he performed at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Norway.

                                        Omar Souleyman has been touring tirelessly since the release of To Syria, With Love, or in fact for as long as he can remember in the last 10 years. He has crossed the planet – now seeming quite small – several times over and looks forward to meeting his fans everywhere to celebrate the release of Shlon.


                                        STAFF COMMENTS

                                        Matt says: Arabic wedding tycoon-cum-electronica's strangest cabaret act, Omar Souleyman rolls out his trademark, techno-meets-dabke showpiece once again for his 4th LP to date!

                                        TRACK LISTING

                                        1. Shlon
                                        2. Shi Tridin
                                        3. Mawwal
                                        4. Abou Zilif
                                        5. 3tini 7obba
                                        6. Layle

                                        Long awaited reissue of the debut LP from French electro producer and Ed Banger mainstay Sebastian. Over the past six years he's surfed the big French electro wave, hitting us with classics like "Ross Ross Ross" (featured here, along with 21 - TWENTY ONE - other tracks), and now lands on the beach, still standing and still sounding pretty cool. The Ed Banger 'electro banger' palette has been widened and now also contains Prince-style electro-funk (check the ace "Love In Motion" featuring vocals by Mayer Hawthorne), spiced-up electro-pop (current single "Embody") and "CTFO", which lays down sparse, grinding electro-hop riddims and has MIA at her mic-spitting best. Justice's Gaspard Auge also guests.

                                        TRACK LISTING

                                        A1. Hudson River
                                        A2. Love In Motion (feat. Mayer Hawthorne)
                                        A3. Tough Games (Interlude)
                                        A4. Embody
                                        A5. Ross Ross Ross
                                        B1. Fried
                                        B2. Kindercut
                                        B3. Water Games (Interlude)
                                        B4. Total
                                        B5. Jack Wire (Instrumental Version)
                                        C1. C.T.F.O. (feat. M.I.A.)
                                        C2. Cartoon (Interlude)
                                        C3. Arabest
                                        C4. Prime
                                        C5. Mean Games (Interlude)
                                        D1. Tetra
                                        D2. Motor
                                        D3. Night (Interlude)
                                        D4. Yes
                                        D5. Bird Games (Interlude)
                                        D6. Doggg
                                        D7. Frustra (Outro)

                                        The follow-up to 2016’s ‘Summer 08’, ‘Metronomy Forever’ features 17 tracks. Its length is born from a desire for breathing room, from not wanting to stuff the hits together like a bouquet of petrol station roses – a modern way of listening to music. Metronomy’s innate skill for blending off-kilter funk, energising club vibes and esoteric pop is interspersed with some mood-setting, glistening and melodic electronic tracks.

                                        The band’s leader Joseph Mount called upon a variety of inspirations for this album. Most notably, he wanted to replicate the feeling of listening to the radio, with an infinite quality, sumptuous songs of different styles, ever rolling, helping to lighten your mood. Moving away from the bustle of his former Parisian home to take up residence atop a hill in the garden of England had an impact, infusing the album with a sense of tranquillity and a calm joy that reflects the relative happiness of his existence.

                                        Also influential was time spent working on Robyn’s critically adored ‘Honey’ album, with a similar feeling of emotional, intense, carnal mania informing songs such as ‘Sex Emoji’ and ‘Salted Caramel Ice Cream’.

                                        ‘Metronomy Forever’ in name represents something looking backwards and forwards simultaneously, like Janus, something fated and eternal. You were made from dust and to dust you will return, that sort of thing.
                                        “What happens is when you’re making music and you enter a world where you have achieved some sort of celebrity no matter how large or small you start to think about yourself in terms of legacy and what you’re going to leave behind,” says Mount. “And then you realise that’s limited to the interest people have in you. In the end I feel completely comfortable with it. The less importance you place in any art the more interesting it can become in a way… I’m making music, I’m going to do some concerts, I need to feed my children”.


                                        STAFF COMMENTS

                                        Barry says: From tender, lightly accentuated ballads and brittle melodic synth lines to huge, bombastic pop heft within the space of a couple minutes, and without batting an eyelid. It's classic Metronomy, brimming with confidence and skill, but tastefully underplayed. Metronomy forever!

                                        TRACK LISTING

                                        1. Wedding
                                        2. Whitsand Bay
                                        3. Insecurity
                                        4. Salted Caramel Ice Cream
                                        5. Driving
                                        6. Lately
                                        7. Lying Low
                                        8. Forever Is A Long Time
                                        9. The Light
                                        10. Sex Emoji
                                        11. Walking In The Dark
                                        12. Insecure
                                        13. Miracle Rooftop
                                        14. Upset My Girlfriend
                                        15. Wedding Bells
                                        16. Lately (Going Spare)
                                        17. Ur Mixtape

                                        Limited Deluxe 3LP
                                        LP 1
                                        Side A
                                        1. Wedding
                                        2. Whitsand Bay
                                        3. Insecurity
                                        4. Salted Caramel Ice Cream
                                        5. Driving
                                        Side B
                                        6. Lately
                                        7. Lying Low
                                        8. Forever Is A Long Time
                                        9. The Light

                                        LP 2
                                        Side A
                                        5. Sex Emoji
                                        6. Walking In The Dark
                                        7. Insecure
                                        8. Miracle Rooftop
                                        Side B
                                        5. Upset My Girlfriend
                                        6. Wedding Bells
                                        7. Lately (Going Spare)
                                        8. Ur Mixtape

                                        LP 3 - ‘Oscar Cash Forever’
                                        Side A
                                        1. Vocal FX (It’s Automatic)
                                        2. Mellow Brass (Lately / Whitsand Bay)
                                        3. Bold Brass (Maybe It’s A Whisper)
                                        4. Fantasy Flute (Interlude)
                                        Side B
                                        1. Distant Horn (Salted Caramel Ice Cream)
                                        2. Synth Bass (Sex Emoji)
                                        3. Glide Trumpet (The Light)
                                        4. Plucked Guitar (Upset My Girlfriend)

                                        Arguably one of the most acclaimed and loved bands of the past 20 years, by both fans and their musical peers alike, The Beta Band formed in St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1996. Innovative and singular, their unique musical and aesthetic approach to everything they did set them far apart from their musical contemporaries. Together for a relatively short period of time, the three albums and three EPs they released between 1996 and 2004 would nonetheless help define them as one of the most exciting and cherished bands of their generation.

                                        “Heroes to Zeros” is the third and final studio album by The Beta Band released in 2004. It was mixed by famed producer Nigel Godrich and rose to number 18 in the UK charts.


                                        TRACK LISTING

                                        A1. Assessment
                                        A2. Space
                                        A3. Lion Thief
                                        A4. Easy
                                        A5. Wonderful
                                        A6. Troubles
                                        B1. Out-Side
                                        B2. Space Beatle
                                        B3. Rhododendron
                                        B4. Liquid Bird
                                        B5. Simple
                                        B6. Pure For

                                        The Beta Band

                                        Hot Shots II

                                        Arguably one of the most acclaimed and loved bands of the past 20 years, by both fans and their musical peers alike, The Beta Band formed in St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1996. Innovative and singular, their unique musical and aesthetic approach to everything they did set them far apart from their musical contemporaries. Together for a relatively short period of time, the three albums and three EPs they released between 1996 and 2004 would nonetheless help define them as one of the most exciting and cherished bands of their generation.

                                        After a short hiatus the band gradually gravitated back into the studio and recruited noted UK producer Colin Emmanuel, aka C-Swing, to oversee the process of “Hot Shots II” which was released in mid 2001. Notoriously the band had intended to release "Squares", which featured a sample from the Günter Kallmann Choir's 1970 version of Wallace Collection's "Daydream", as the lead single. However after filming the music video and taking the single to radio it suddenly transpired that another single "Daydream in Blue" by I Monster featuring the sample from Günter Kallmann Choir recording was also to be released at the same time causing the band to release "Broke" instead. Touring extensively and supporting Radiohead in August 2002, they made No. 3 on Q magazine's list of "50 Bands to See Before You Die".


                                        STAFF COMMENTS

                                        Barry says: A killer second (full-length) outing from The Beta Band sees Mason & Co. straying away slightly from the longing indie of their debut (and first three EP's) into anthemic minimalist acousticry, dancefloor rhythms and throbbing background electronics, whilst still retaining their melodic thread.

                                        TRACK LISTING

                                        A1. Squares
                                        A2. Al Sharp
                                        B1. Human Being
                                        B2. Gone
                                        B3. Dragon
                                        C1. Broke
                                        C2. Quiet
                                        C3. Alleged
                                        D1. Life
                                        D2. Eclipse

                                        The Limiñanas

                                        I've Got Trouble In Mind Vol. 2

                                          French psych duo The Limiñanas release their new compilation album 'I've Got Trouble In Mind Vol. 2' through Because Music on 16th November. Featuring rare recordings, 7" singles and unrelased material, the collection is the follow up to 2014's album 'I've Got Trouble In Mind'. 

                                          "We wrote and recorded 'The Gift' at home in Cabestany and then finished it Berlin at Anton Newcombe’s studio," explains Marie. "I’m pretty sure you'll recognise Peter Hook’s lead bass. He's been one of our heroes for a very long time. The video reflects on high school years in gangs; the mods, the skins, the rockabs and the rudeboys smoking cigarettes while hanging in the schoolyard. 'The Gift' looks at what's happened to two of these people over the years and how they may have missed out on a lifelong love story. The video is directed by Aurélien Richter and features actor and dancer Foulques de Boixo."

                                          One of France’s most loved treasures, The Limiñanas are Marie (drums/vocals) and Lionel (guitar, bass, keyboards and vocals). Hailing from Perpignan, the duo straddles the boundary between psych, shoegaze, and yé-yé. With hazy, reverb-laden hooks, combined at times with noisy distortion, and fronted by effortlessly cool vocals, reminiscent of Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot, the band is at once timeless and quintessentially French. The Limiñanas, who have produced records in their own garage for the last ten years, released their first rarities collection 'Ive Got Trouble in Mind' through Bill and Lisa Roe's revered 'Trouble In Mind' label in 2014. As with the first installation, 'Vol. 2' features rare and unreleased tracks such as the duo's version of The Kinks' 'Two Sisters' (recorded for a MOJO magazine covermount compilation, produced by Anton Newcombe and remixed by Jim Diamond (White Stripes/The Sonics), a cover of The Lords of the New Church's 'Russian Roulette' and live versions of fan's favourites. 


                                          STAFF COMMENTS

                                          Mine says: Everyone's favourite French psych heads follow up their compilation 'I've Got Trouble In Mind' from 2014 (and their latest album 'Shadow People' from January this year) with 'I've Got Trouble In Mind Vol. 2' - and as always, they deliver! 'Vol. 2', despite featuring new mixes and live versions of old songs as well as never before heard tracks sounds like a best of. A great gift for Limiñanas fans old and new!

                                          TRACK LISTING

                                          1. The Mirror (feat. Kirk Lake)
                                          2. Two Sisters (feat. Anton Newcombe)
                                          3. Maria’s Theme
                                          4. La Cavalerie
                                          5. Russian Roulette
                                          6. The Inventor
                                          7. The Train Creep A-Loopin (live)
                                          8. Nuit Fantôme
                                          9. The Gift (Anton Mix)
                                          10. Angels And Devils
                                          11. Witches Valley
                                          12. Curse Of Santa Klaus
                                          13. Time Will Tell
                                          14. Wunderbar
                                          15. The Woods
                                          16. Lord Of Flashington
                                          17. Silent Night


                                          Vinyl
                                          Side A
                                          A1. The Mirror (feat. Kirk Lake)
                                          A2. Two Sisters (feat. Anton Newcombe)
                                          A3. Maria’s Theme
                                          A4. La Cavalerie

                                          Side B
                                          B1. Russian Roulette
                                          B2. The Inventor
                                          B3. The Train Creep A-Loopin (live)

                                          Side C
                                          C1. Nuit Fantôme
                                          C2. The Gift (Anton Mix)
                                          C3. Angels And Devils
                                          C4. Witches Valley

                                          Side D
                                          D1. Curse Of Santa Klaus
                                          D2. Time Will Tell
                                          D3. Wunderbar
                                          D4. The Woods
                                          D5. Lord Of Flashington
                                          D6. Silent Night

                                          The Beta Band

                                          The Beta Band

                                            Arguably one of the most acclaimed and loved bands of the past 20 years, by both fans and their musical peers alike, The Beta Band formed in St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1996. Innovative and singular, their unique musical and aesthetic approach to everything they did set them far apart from their musical contemporaries. Together for a relatively short period of time, the three albums and three EPs they released between 1996 and 2004 would nonetheless help define them as one of the most exciting and cherished bands of their generation.

                                            Released in 1999, the album “The Beta Band” followed the critically acclaimed compilation “The Three E.P.'s” (1998). With high anticipation for The Beta Band, the band originally planned to record the album in four separate continents, but financial constraints slimmed the recording locations down; however, the album was still recorded in a variety of locations and pulling inspiration from sources as diverse as Jamaican reggae, Disney's movie “The Black Hole” and Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart".

                                            The band also originally intended the album to contain a bonus disc of two long form ambient pieces, ‘Happiness and Colour’ and ‘The Hut’, both of which lasted over 20 minutes and represented the band's desire to "make a record of sound as a description for something like happiness, where a distinct first part gives way to a distinct second part”. However, the band and label ultimately decided to remove these tracks from the album prior to release.


                                            TRACK LISTING

                                            A1. The Beta Band Rap
                                            A2. It's Not Too Beautiful
                                            A3. Simple Boy
                                            B1. Round The Bend
                                            B2. Dance O'er The Border
                                            B3. Brokenupadingdong
                                            C1. Number 15
                                            C2. Smiling
                                            D1. The Hard One
                                            D2. The Cow's Wrong

                                            Bonus EP/CD: A. Happiness And Colour / B. The Hut

                                            2CD Edition Features The Same Tracks In The Same Order.

                                            The Beta Band

                                            The Three EPs (20th Anniversary Remaster)

                                              Arguably one of the most acclaimed and loved bands of the past 20 years, by both fans and their musical peers alike, The Beta Band formed in St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1996. Innovative and singular, their unique musical and aesthetic approach to everything they did set them far apart from their musical contemporaries.

                                              Together for a relatively short period of time, the three albums and three EPs they released between 1996 and 2004 would nonetheless help define them as one of the most exciting and cherished bands of their generation. 


                                              TRACK LISTING

                                              Champion Versions EP
                                              A1. Dry The Rain / A2. I Know / B1. B + A / B2. Dogs Got A Bone

                                              The Patty Patty Sound EP
                                              A. Inner Meet Me / B. The House Song / C. Monolith / D. She’s The One

                                              Los Amigos Del Beta Bandidos EP
                                              A1. Push It Out / A2. It’s Over / B1. Dr. Baker / B2. Needles In My Eyes

                                              CD Features The Same Tracklist In The The Same Order.

                                              The Beta Band

                                              The Best Of The Beta Band

                                                2CD edition in 3-panel digipack with a 16-page poster booklet.

                                                Arguably one of the most acclaimed and loved bands of the past 20 years, by both fans and their musical peers alike, The Beta Band formed in St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1996.

                                                Innovative and singular, their unique musical and aesthetic approach to everything they did set them far apart from their musical contemporaries. Together for a relatively short period of time, the three albums and three EPs they released between 1996 and 2004 would nonetheless help define them as one of the most exciting and cherished bands of their generation.

                                                After acquiring the Beta Band’s catalogue last year, Because Music will reissue their releases, starting on September 14th with a double CD Best-Of compiling all their best hits and a live show recorded at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire (London) in 2004.

                                                Because Music will also celebrate at the same time the 20th anniversary of their 1998 compilation ‘The Three EPs’ by releasing a deluxe vinyl edition gathering in a slipcase the EPs ‘Champion Versions’, ‘The Patty Patty Sound’ and ‘Los Amigos Del Beta Bandidos’ with remastered tracks and coloured vinyls. 


                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                CD1
                                                1. Dry The Rain
                                                2. Inner Meet Me
                                                3. She’s The One
                                                4. Dr. Baker
                                                5. It’s Not Too Beautiful
                                                6. Smiling
                                                7. To You Alone
                                                8. Squares
                                                9. Human Being
                                                10. Gone
                                                11. Broke
                                                12. Assessment 
                                                13. Easy
                                                14. Wonderful
                                                15. Troubles
                                                16. Simple

                                                CD2 – Live At The Shepherds Bush Empire
                                                1. It’s Not Too Beautiful 
                                                2. Squares
                                                3. Inner Meet Me 
                                                4. Simple
                                                5. She’s The One
                                                6. Easy 
                                                7. Dr. Baker 
                                                8. Dry The Rain 
                                                9. Quiet
                                                10. Broke
                                                11. Assessment
                                                12. Dog’s Got A Bone 

                                                A new live studio recording of their 2016 album Woman along with stand-out tracks from their 10 year career.

                                                The new album was a result of Xavier and Gaspard adapting their new songs to be played on tour, in the process discovering a new dimension of their live form. After one year of testing, performing, refining and recording them on the road, they went back to the studio in Paris to give them the polish and precision that live performance doesn’t always allow.

                                                Making a new album of re-envisioned songs inspired by their love of the live show is also in line with Justice’s release history thus far, which has seen them put out two studio albums each followed by a live recording. But, rather than repeat themselves, they have made "Woman Worldwide" sound like a proper studio album whereas "A Cross The Universe" and "Access All Arenas" purposely sounded like bootlegs. The new set also fittingly acts as a celebratory anthology of the duo’s trailblazing first decade together.


                                                STAFF COMMENTS

                                                Barry says: 'D.A.N.C.E' is probably the one song that's stuck in my head for the longest time after hearing it. Before yesterday, I last heard it in 2007 and it had probably started to slow-fade by about July 2014. Then I heard it AGAIN yesterday, and it's maybe even more ingrained than it ever was. It might leave my head before I die, or it might not. I hope it remains. Justice are excellent.

                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                CD Tracklist:

                                                CD1
                                                1. Safe And Sound (WWW)
                                                2. D.A.N.C.E. (WWW)
                                                3. Canon X Love S.O.S. (WWW)
                                                4. Genesis X Phantom (WWW)
                                                5. Pleasure X Newjack X Civilization (WWW)
                                                6. Heavy Metal X DVNO (WWW)
                                                7. Stress (WWW)
                                                8. Love S.O.S. (WWW)
                                                9. Alakazam ! X Fire (WWW)

                                                CD2
                                                1. Waters Of Nazareth X We Are Your Friends X Phantom 2 (WWW)
                                                2. Chorus (WWW)
                                                3. Audio, Video, Disco (WWW)
                                                4. Stop (WWW)
                                                5. Randy (WWW)
                                                6. D.A.N.C.E. X Fire X Safe And Sound (WWW)

                                                Vinyl Tracklist:

                                                A SIDE
                                                A1. Safe And Sound (WWW)
                                                A2. D.A.N.C.E. (WWW)
                                                A3. Canon X Love S.O.S. (WWW)

                                                B SIDE
                                                B1. Genesis X Phantom (WWW)
                                                B2. Pleasure X Newjack X Civilization (WWW)
                                                B3. Heavy Metal X DVNO (WWW)

                                                C SIDE
                                                C1. Stress (WWW)
                                                C2. Love S.O.S. (WWW)
                                                C3. Alakazam ! X Fire (WWW)

                                                D SIDE
                                                D1. Waters Of Nazareth X We Are Your Friends X Phantom 2 (WWW)
                                                D2. Chorus (WWW)
                                                D3. Audio, Video, Disco (WWW)

                                                E SIDE
                                                E1. Stop (WWW)
                                                E2. Randy (WWW)
                                                E3. (D.A.N.C.E. X Fire X Safe And Sound (WWW) (Bous Track)

                                                F SIDE
                                                Woman Worldwide Etched Design

                                                This is a clear perspective on Comelade’s musical universe and can be considered as an ultimate “best of” and a radical introduction tothis chaotic and uncompromising instrumental music. "Rocanrolorama Abrégé" (“abbreviated rockandrolorama”, in English) is the short version of the complete works and reworks of Pascal Comelade published at the end of 2016 as a 6-CD box set in a sold-out limited edition of 1000 numbered and signed copies. Pascal Comelade made this album as if it was a new and separate album, with tracks that he considers best represent his work, from 1993 to 2016, according to the principle applied with the Rocanrolorama box set: songs in their original form, alternative versions, reworks, additions…
                                                This short version was conceived especially for a double vinyl LP format: four sides with six tracks each, which you can listen to in the right order, from start to finish, according to a logical, thought-out progression for each side (slow tempo, medium tempo, orchestrations, electricity, etc.), paying tribute to the concept behind the collection Rhythm and Blues Formidable.


                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                A1. Arthur Cravan Was A Flor Fina /
                                                A2. The Blank Invasion Of Schizofonics Bikinis /
                                                A3. La Société Du Piano-Obstacle /
                                                A4. Sardana Dels Desemparats /
                                                A5. Il Luna-Park Galactico
                                                A6. Paganini Paga Tot A Nono
                                                B1. Le Fakir De La Chapelle /
                                                B2. The Nothing-Twist /
                                                B3. El Misteri Del Triangle Del Vermut /
                                                B4. Rue Des Soeurs Noires /
                                                B5. Europe Change Bad /
                                                B6. Despintura (A) Fonica
                                                C1. Stranger In Paradigm /
                                                C2. Sense El Resso Del Dring /
                                                C3. I Put A Barbara Steele On You
                                                C4. Patafisiskal Polska /
                                                C5. El Pianista Del Antifaz (= "Born In Candolle") /
                                                C6. Vals Burlesco
                                                D1. Hydropathes Marchant Sur Les Os /
                                                D2. The Halucinogenic Espontex Sinfonia
                                                D3. Spinoza Was A Soul Garagist /
                                                D4. The Skatalan Logicofobism /
                                                D5. Sans Les Mains
                                                D6. Ha Passat Un Angel (Version Instrumentale)

                                                After bursting onto the scene in the heady (hedonistic) days of French electro, Joakim has enjoyed a decade of globetrotting and cultural tourism, soaking up the sights and sounds while spinning diverse DJ sets, soundtracking fashion shows and art installations and taking on production duties for a host of A-list talent. His sixth solo LP, "Samurai", lands on the Piccadilly shelves this week, combining a whole load of stuff we love into one big lovable whole. Influenced by his journeys between NYC, Tokyo and Paris, as well as new age music and Yukio Mishima’s book, "Hagakure: Samurai Ethics & Modern Japan", the thirteen track LP glides through sequencer based ambient numbers, gentle synth pop sonnets, and wonky funk wonders to arrive at a neon-tinged cocktail of Eno's "By This River", Mac Demarco's gap toothed funk, and the magical melancholia of shop favourite Horsebeach. If ever there were an album tailor made for our collective Piccadilly passions, it's this one!

                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                01. In The Beginning
                                                02. Samurai
                                                03. Numb
                                                04. Late Night New City
                                                05. Green Echo Mecha
                                                06. Cannibale Pastorale
                                                07. Exile
                                                08. Through The Prospect Park Arch
                                                09. Time Is Wrong
                                                10. Mind Bent
                                                11. Jocho
                                                12. Not Because You’re Sad
                                                13. Hope / Patience 

                                                Electric Guest – LA-based duo Asa Taccone and Matthew Compton – have confirmed details for the long-awaited follow up to their 2012 debut. ‘Plural’, out March 3rd on Downtown/Because Music, breaks the group's almost five year silence with their most confident, catchy, fully-realized music to date, featuring behind the scenes contributions from Joanna Newsom, Haim, and Justin Young from The Vaccines.

                                                The Line of Best Fit shared 'Plural' highlight "Back For Me" this morning, calling:
                                                “Electric Guest at the top of their game - it's addictive (you'll be itching to hit repeat the second that final beat stops), brilliantly bizarre in places, and remarkably upbeat. We can't wait to hear more.”

                                                Recorded in LA, 'Plural' infuses Electric Guest's off-kilter blend of electronic, pop and R&B with an even more adventurous spirit than on 2012's 'Mondo.' Written during a period of self-reflection, 'Plural' embraces Taccone and Compton's original instincts, forgoing detailed arrangements and falsettos in favor of a back-to-basics approach – strong, natural vocals, intuitive musical instinct, and unbridled inspiration. The result is a sonic mélange that sounds as if it’s from both the past and future, layering everything from 80s synths to iPhone drum machines to Latin and Caribbean percussion. 


                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                Side 1
                                                1. Zero Electric Guest
                                                2. Glorious Warrior Electric Guest
                                                3. Back & Forth Electric Guest
                                                4. Dear To Me Electric Guest
                                                5. Oh Devil Electric Guest

                                                Side 2
                                                1. Back For Me Electric Guest
                                                2. See The Light Electric Guest
                                                3. Over Electric Guest
                                                4. My Omen Electric Guest
                                                5. Sarah Electric Guest
                                                6. Bound To Lose Electric Guest 

                                                Justice

                                                Woman

                                                  After bursting onto the scene with a string of brilliant and brutal electro-disco bangers in the mid-noughties, Justice have toured the world rocking clubs and festivals, won a Grammy (for their killer remix of MGMT's "Electric Feel") and generally speaking been a couple of complete and utter dudes. They followed up their dope debut "†" with the proggy wig out of 2011's "Audio, Video, Disco", pushing their sound into unknown territories and taking the club crowds along for the ride. Brand new LP "Woman" finds the French duo older, wiser and more comfortable, celebrating the finer things in life and soundtracking summertime drives with your loved one and children. The brutal noise of their debut has been tamed and polished by love, offering instead a shimmering electro-funk complete with exultant pop motifs. Let there be Justice for all!

                                                  STAFF COMMENTS

                                                  Patrick says: Gaspard & Xavier return with their third LP, offering an older, calmer and more mature take on the disco-flecked electro which saw them conquer the world a decade ago. "Woman" is an optimistic offering of shimmering synth pop for daytime discos with your nearest and dearest.

                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                  1. SAFE AND SOUND Justice
                                                  2. PLEASURE Justice
                                                  3. ALAKAZAM ! Justice
                                                  4. FIRE Justice
                                                  5. STOP Justice
                                                  6. CHORUS Justice
                                                  7. RANDY Justice
                                                  8. HEAVY METAL Justice
                                                  9. LOVE S.O.S Justice
                                                  10. CLOSE CALL Justice 

                                                  Various Artists

                                                  Cosmic Machine - The Sequel

                                                    Olivier Carrié aka Uncle O chose to explore this effervescent and eclectic inter-zone for 'Cosmic Machine, The Sequel'. A second opus that takes us a bit further in time to introduce us to the dark corners of a French musical landscape where recording studio workaholics like Jean-Pierre Massiera or Roger Roger produced endless strings of records that challenged the laws of gravity (and sometimes the laws of good taste), where teenage heartthrob singer Alain Chamfort launched Araxis into space with a few synth notes, where drummer Cerrone enrolled in the Brigades Mondaines for the charms of a cover girl imagined by Gérard de Villiers and where the Anarchic System, The Peppers, Moon Birds or Arpadys dreamed of winning a one-way ticket to the moon. Some managed to land on our satellite, but all of them contributed to the space conquest aboard the Cosmic Machine. Châtelet Metro Station, Cassiopeia-bound vessel, the odyssey is just starting.

                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                    Disc: 1
                                                    1. Mouvement Decompose D'un Coup De Marteau - Pascal Comelade
                                                    2. Moonshine - Stereo
                                                    3. Young Freedom - Francis Lai
                                                    4. Main Theme From More - Rosebud
                                                    5. Take A Chance - Queen Samantha

                                                    Disc: 2
                                                    1. Rite - Nicolas Peyrac
                                                    2. Les Soucoupes Volantes Vertes - Heldon
                                                    3. Vadrouillard - Roger Roger
                                                    4. Monkey Star - Arpadys
                                                    5. Fade In Hong Kong - Video Liszt
                                                    6. Love Is All - Pierre Porte

                                                    Disc: 3
                                                    1. Ruitor - Richard Pinhas
                                                    2. Harp Odyssey - Christophe
                                                    3. Grand Prix - Grand Prix
                                                    4. Pepper Box - The Peppers
                                                    5. Asteroide - Joel Fajerman Et Jan Yrssen
                                                    6. Cristal No3 - Moon Birds

                                                    Disc: 4
                                                    1. Theme D'Araxis - Araxis
                                                    2. Pop Corn - Anarchic System
                                                    3. Indian Love Melody - Georges Rodi
                                                    4. Signaux Codes Non Identifies - Michel Magne
                                                    5. Moins Banal (Interlude, Ou Impromptu) - Pierre Schaeffer

                                                    Suffering from burn-out during Air's 2010 tour, Nicolas Godin was looking for inspiration to reignite his passion for music. He watched a Bruno Monsaingeon documentary about Glenn Gould playing Bach. Godin was immediately attracted to this mysterious and inaccessible universe, which he wanted to explore when he got home to Paris.

                                                    Having made a statement with Air, Godin wanted to go back to the classical world, to grow up musically; to renew himself. Even at this stage in his career he took new piano lessons. He decided to start recording Bach pieces, “but not to make a Bach record with modern sound, I didn’t want to make a Wendy Carlos record; she’s already done it brilliantly in the 70s. The problem is how to do something new, because everything has already been done! But when I heard Glenn Gould talk about how to explore and transform the past, this was exactly what I was reaching for.”

                                                    Godin began a period of transformation, “taking parts of Bach’s scores, then creating new parts,” he recalls. “Sometimes only thirty seconds of Bach’s original music was left behind. But I want people to listen to Contrepoint without noticing that it’s Bach. And in the process, I discovered that I had made a solo record! But it’s more of a tribute to all the great composers that have inspired me. Making a record about Bach leads to all composers who have listened to Bach.”

                                                    Working in tandem with co-songwriter, arranger, keyboardist and Bach specialist Vincent Taurelle at AIR’s Studio de l’Atlas in Paris, Godin ended up with eight pieces. The end result is 'Contrepoint', a dazzling experience that conjoins Godin’s former habitual musical fusions with classical forms, taking the listener on multiple adventurous journeys, often within each song, with counterpoint just one of its many landmarks. It’s remarkably varied in tone and rhythm, splicing genres with a bold, punchy and yet sensual and sweeping feel, with a variety of enticing lyrical narratives, and a starry international cast of guests, such as French vocalist Thomas Mars (from Phoenix), Brazilian singer Marcelo Camelo, Italian author Alessandro Barrico, New Zealand guitarist Connan Mockasin and the choir from Macedonia’s FAME'S Project. But the unifying force of Contrepoint is Johann Sebastian Bach. Each album track uses a Bach piece as its source, before jumping off to all manner of new places. Glenn Gould is also in the mix, though more of a spiritual guide than compositional. The predominant influence on 'Contrepoint' is Godin himself, composing at a new-found level of inspiration, both structural and emotional. 


                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                    1 Orca
                                                    2. Widerstehe Doch Der Sünde
                                                    3. Club Nine
                                                    4. Clara
                                                    5. Glenn
                                                    6. Quei Due
                                                    7. Bach Off
                                                    8. Elfe Man

                                                    It's hard to think of another artist who has their feet firmly planted across as many styles as the Mad Decent founder, head honcho and brand ambassador, Diplo. Equally immersed in Top 40 and hip-hop world as he is in underground club, indie rock and world music, the Grammy-nominated producer is embarking on his most ambitious year yet with not just the launch of the new Major Lazer cartoon on FXX, but also the release of a new Major Lazer album, 'Peace Is The Mission'. This will be the third studio album from Major Lazer, the dancehall collective spearheaded by Diplo with trusted co-conspirators Walshy Fire and Jillionaire.

                                                    Fans who’ve learned to associate Major Lazer with some of the biggest names in dancehall alongside up-and-comers and mainstream mainstays can expect even more exciting names on this go. 'PITM' features guest contributions from Ellie Goulding, Elliphant, Wild Belle, MØ, Pusha T, 2 Chainz, Travi$ Scott, Jovi Rockwell, DJ Snake, Tarrus Riley, Mad Cobra, Nyla, Chronixx and a re-work of the Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Pt 1. motion picture soundtrack song "All My Love" featuring Ariana Grande from Trinidadian star Michel Montano.

                                                    When Major Lazer first launched in 2008, tastemakers embraced the indie side project and niche underground media outlets championed the sound. Seven years later, Major Lazer have developed their sound to become integrated with pop music and beyond and continued their ascent, recognised by their peers, fans and media around the world as leaders in a genre they helped to build.

                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                    01 Be Together (Feat. Wild Belle)
                                                    02 Too Original (Feat. Elliphant & Jovi Rockwell)
                                                    03 Blaze Up The Fire (Feat. Chronixx)
                                                    04 Lean On (Feat. MØ & DJ Snake)
                                                    05 Powerful (Feat. Ellie Goulding & Tarrus Riley)
                                                    06 Light It Up (Feat. Nyla)
                                                    07 Roll The Bass
                                                    08 Night Riders (Feat. Travi$ Scott, 2 Chainz, Pusha T & Mad Cobra)
                                                    09 All My Love (Remix) (Feat. Ariana Grande & Machel Montano)

                                                    The Liminanas

                                                    Time Will Tell / Alicante

                                                      THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2015 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

                                                      Limited to 500 copies exclusive Record Store Day only release !

                                                      Jack White faves Les Liminanas. It's been noted that their are traces of Serge Gainsbourg, Beck, Stereolab, Gospel, Yeh-Yeh, guitar fuzz freakouts, and Nugget's-era stompers in the Limiñanas music. All of which may be true, but Limiñanas' sound is irreverent and singular.


                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                      A- Time Will Tell
                                                      B- Alicante

                                                      Soko

                                                      My Dreams Dictate My Reality

                                                        Standout tracks on the album include the steady bopping and unquestionably cool “Ocean of Tears” and the unapologetically Echo and the Bunnymen- and The Cure-esque guitar sounds of the title track.
                                                        Once a soft-spoken singer-songwriter, Soko’s music quickly caught up with her untamable persona. Three years ago, Soko released her debut album “I Thought I Was An Alien,” that featured the track “We Might Be Dead By Tomorrow”, OST to the video “First Kiss” (about 100 million views).

                                                        The track skyrocketed to the Top 10 of the Billboard Charts and did about 11,5 million streams (No. 1 Debut On Streaming Songs). Soko has now revamped her once innocent yet morbid folk into an insolent follow-up record, “My Dreams Dictate My Reality,” .

                                                        Produced by the legendary Ross Robinson (who also produced her favorite band, The Cure) the album features the hypnotic duet “Lovetrap” with friend and lo-fi wizard Ariel Pink also.

                                                        Little Dragon

                                                        Klapp Klapp

                                                          THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2014 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

                                                          Limited to 350 copies.


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