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Coach Party


    Coach Party figurehead Jess Eastwood says that ‘All I Wanna Do Is Hate’ is about: “Acting out against people who are trying to help, but you're not ready for that and choose to do the opposite of the advice you're given. This song is just about being incredibly angry, for what, is up to whoever is listening; but sometimes you need to go against everyone to learn a valuable lesson. Maybe you’ll write a cool angry song about it.” 


    1A What's The Point In Life
    2A Parasite
    3A Born Leader
    4A Micro Aggression
    5A July
    1B Be That Girl
    2B All I Wanna Do Is Hate
    3B Hi Baby
    4B All Of My Friends
    5B Always Been You 

    Night Beats


      As Night Beats, Texas-born, LA-based artist Danny Lee Blackwell creates music like one might assemble a puzzle. The Western psychedelic auteur builds his work from one moment, an initial spark, that must fit a certain criteria: it must give him goosebumps. If that sensation arrives, Blackwell will pursue the idea relentlessly until he has a new song; if not, he moves onto the next moment, constantly looking for the perfect molecule of a song.

      On his sixth Night Beats album, 'Rajan', the songwriter is at his strongest, creating works that shine with captivating melodies and hypnotic rhythms, but are underscored by subtle choices of craftsmanship that can only be achieved after countless hours in the studio. Blackwell creates a work that lands somewhere between Spaghetti Western film score and psych-pop opus, a career-defining album that reveals much about Danny Lee Blackwell’s artistic philosophy while keeping that ever crucial air of mystery intact.


      1. Hot Ghee
      2. Blue
      3. Nightmare
      4. Motion Picture
      5. Anxious Mind
      6. Thank You
      7. Osaka (feat. Ambrose Kenny Smith)
      8. Dusty Jungle
      9. Cautionary Tale
      10. 9 To 5
      11. Morocco Blues

      Various Artists

      Coco María Presents Club Coco ¡Ahora! The Latin Sound Of Now

        Coco María and Bongo Joe reunite for the second edition of Club Coco, featuring a sackful of Latin inspired tracks from international bands and producers. All the songs were selected by Coco María, who in recent years has gone from a promising up-and-comer to an ever-present and influential figure in the music industry, widely known for her tireless work shining a light on contemporary, pan-Latin roots music around the world, through both her live DJs sets and eclectic radio sessions.

        This compilation brings together several of the most respected and innovative artists on the frontiers of tropical music today. Those who take the energy, melodies and textures of classic Latin music and turn those gems into songs tailor-made for a new generation of music lovers. Simply put, it's a record for those diggers who jump with excitement when they find a vinyl reissue of some Latin star of the past, be it Joe Arroyo, Los Mirlos or Aniceto Molina and then wonder, "This classic music sounds amazing, but where are the bands that are taking these sounds to new places?”


        1. Raz Olsher - Pacific Dreams
        2. Los Pirañas - Puerta Del Sol
        3. Lola's Dice - Sacudete
        4. Guess What - Children's Favourite
        5. Acid Coco - Seguimos Sonriendo
        6. Juan Hundred - Always Ready To Smoke
        7. Las Mijas - Ronca (Carta Para Una Mija)
        8. Dip In The Dub - La Cumbia Del Sufi Que No Sabia Bailar
        9. Chupameeldedo - Metalero
        10. Guess What - Stickle Bricks
        11. Candeleros - El Bravo
        12. Iko Chérie - Lepidoptera
        13. Ronald Snijders - Off The Groove
        14. Raz Olsher - Vamonos Cocos

        Lip Filler


          Lip Filler is a project we’ve become so involved in that it’s basically completely taken over our lives. We’ve put every part of ourselves into the music that we write. It’s a projection of our living situation, how we’ve all changed as people over the past few years, and a reflection on the human aspect of us growing up in our flat together. What started out as a bunch of housemates pissing about in their living room getting noise complaints, has turned into something we are all so invested in and excited for. 


          1. Cool
          2. Haircut
          3. Susie
          4. Monster Truck 

          The Men

          Fuzz Club Session

            Hot off the back of this year's critically-acclaimed new album 'New York City', Brooklyn punk institution The Men are back already with a Fuzz Club Session album due out digitally and on limited double LP vinyl June 23rd. Recorded live to tape at Brooklyn's Serious Business Studio by Travis Harrison, the live session sees the Men storm through three tracks from 'New York City', one from 'Devil Music', a cover of English punk band Blitz and nine-brand new tracks that have never seen the light of the day until now, ranging from blistering noise-rock and cathartic rock'n'roll to lo-fi country-rock and hypnotising drones. This is the 20th release in the Fuzz Club Session series from London-based label Fuzz Club, which has previously hosted the likes of A Place To Bury Strangers, Night Beats, Holy Wave, The Entrance Band and more.

            TRACK LISTING

            1) Big Hair - Live
            2) Through The Night - Live
            3) Nothing - Live
            4) Give You What You Came For - Live
            5) Attack - Live
            6) Fire - Live
            7) Heart Strings - Live
            8) Trapped Inside - Live
            9) Right About You - Live
            10) Driver - Live
            11) Shake It - Live
            12) Anyway I Find You - Live
            13) River Flows - Live
            14) Sacred Ground - Live

            The Royston Club

            Shaking Hips And Crashing Cars

              The Royston Club are the Wrexham band tipped by Gigwise as “the new band from Wales most likely to do a Catfish”.

              Despite only being active for two years, the young four-piece have already completed two UK headline tours totalling 30 dates, selling around 8,000 tickets in the process. Their early releases have been supported by BBC 6Music (Steve Lamacq, Chris Hawkins, Tom Robinson), Radio 1, Radio X (X-Posure playlist) and BBC Wales (BBC Wales A-List, Artist of the Week with Huw Stephens including three days of on-air interviews, and Janice Long live session), among others.

              The Royston Club are singer and guitarist Tom Faithfull, guitarist Ben Matthias, bassist Dave Tute and drummer Sam Jones.

              TRACK LISTING

              1. The Deep End
              2. Shallow Tragedy
              3. Mrs Narcissistic
              4. I’m A Liar
              5. Mariana
              6. 52
              7. Cold Sweats
              8. Blisters
              9. Missed The Boat (Jumped In The Sea)
              10. A Tender Curiosity
              11. Believe It Or Not
              12. Cherophobe

              Bombay Bicycle Club & The Staves / Karine Polwart & Kris Drever

              The Endless Coloured Ways: The Songs Of Nick Drake

                The Endless Coloured Ways is a collection of songs by legendary singer / songwriter, Nick Drake, performed and recorded by over 30 incredible artists from a range of different backgrounds, genres, age groups and audiences. From Fontaines D.C to Guy Garvey, and Aurora to Feist, each artist has offered their own incredible take on a timeless classic.

                TRACK LISTING

                1. Road - Bombay Bicycle Club And The Staves
                2. Northern Sky - Karine Polwart And Kris Drever


                Western Mystery Tradition

                  ‘Western Mystery Tradition’ is the third studio album from Detroit, MI via Brooklyn, NY outfit Moonwalks and is due for release May 26th via Fuzz Club. A departure from the band’s DIY psych-rock roots to a more mature and polished sound, the album was produced by Mattiel’s Jonah Swilley and recorded in May 2019 at Detroit’s acclaimed (and rumored haunted) Masonic Temple with Bill Skibbe (Jack White, The Kills) in a lodge belonging to the Free Masons’ Detroit chapter. “Western Mystery Tradition was conceived in the winter of 2019 amidst a polar vortex in Detroit, Michigan”, Moonwalks recall of the record’s origins: “At the time and in between touring, we lived together in a house on the west side that lacked a working stove and had no power in half of the building. The band - trapped indoors due to temperatures in the negatives and massive amounts of snow - drew inspiration from our isolated state amidst a bleak Michigan winter.”

                  Moonwalks consists of Kerrigan Pearce (drums), Jacob Dean (guitar), and Kate Gutwald (bass). Originating in Detroit's DIY scene, the trio started out playing in warehouses and makeshift venues across the city. Since then, they’ve gone on to tour extensively throughout North America and Europe supporting acts like The Murlocs, Metric, Julian Casablancas & The Voidz, Thee Oh Sees, The Liminanas, and The Mystery Lights to name a few. 

                  TRACK LISTING

                  1. Intro
                  2. War On Nothin'
                  3. Natural Possession
                  4. Cherry Shade
                  5. Jodi's Shoes
                  6. Outer Limits
                  7. Crown Of Roses
                  8. Joy Of Geraniums
                  9. Cream Of The Country
                  10. Into Time
                  11. Heavy Tears 

                  Harold Hutton & The Dells

                  Lucky Boy / Thinkin’ About You

                    Two more classic tunes from the Deptford Northern Soul Club dancefloor. Remastered for maximum effect. Harold Hutton’s ‘Lucky Boy’ was originally on the Chess sub-label, Checker. Released in 1965, an original goes for around £50 these days. ‘Lucky Boy’ was the B-side of his debut single, ‘It’s A Good Thing’, which launched him on a career that included regular spots on Soul Train during the 1970s. Filled with Motown-esque horn stabs, ‘Lucky Boy’ builds into a bongo-powered frenzy. The super soulful Dells’ flipside from a year later was initially on Cadet, another Chess subsidiary originally called Argo. Another £30-£50 gem, if you can find an original copy. Typical of the band’s close harmony style, ‘Thinkin' About You’ is a mid-tempo groove with an insistent rhythm and some lush strings. All topped with a heart-warming baritone vocal on a classic piece of soul romanticism.

                    Nina Simone

                    Little Girl Blue - 2023 Reissue

                      Little Girl Blue was Nina Simone's first studio recording and features her in an intimate trio setting with bassist Jimmy Bond and drummer Albert "Tootie" Heath.

                      Many of the tracks would become true classics, among them her perennial version of 'My Baby Just Cares For Me'. The album introduced Nina not only as a brilliant singer, but also as a unique jazz pianist. Simone's signature tune, 'I Loves You, Porgy', appears here in her first studio version.

                      All Music reviewer Thom Jurek gave the album four out of five stars, stating that "Little Girl Blue showcases her ballad voice as one of mystery and sensuality and showcases her up-tempo jazz style with authority and an enigmatic down-home feel that is nonetheless elegant."

                      TRACK LISTING

                      1.  Mood Indigo
                      2.  Don't Smoke In Bed
                      3.  He Needs Me
                      4.  Little Girl Blue
                      5.  Love Me Or Leave Me
                      6.  My Baby Just Cares For Me
                      7.  Good Bait [instrumental]
                      8.  Plain Gold Ring
                      9.  You'll Never Walk Alone
                      10.  I Loves You Porgy
                      11.  Central Park Blues [instrumental]
                      12.  African Mailman

                      Ella Fitzgerald

                      'Round Midnight - Songs For Lovers

                        Known worldwide as "The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was one of the finest female jazz vocalists of all time. Blessed with a highly resonant voice, wide range, and near-perfect diction, she was famous for her infectious swing and her imaginative scat singing. Ella was also a highly talented interpreter of ballads, as proved by the selections heard on the present album, on which she is backed by small groups including such masters as Oscar Peterson, Lou Levy, Paul Smith, Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, and Louie Bellson, among others.

                        TRACK LISTING

                        Stella By Starlight
                        Wait Till You See Her
                        With A Song In My Heart
                        Get Out Of Town
                        Easy To Love
                        Cry Me A River
                        This Year's Kisses
                        Ill Wind
                        Comes Love
                        These Foolish Things
                        'round Midnight

                        Tokyo Police Club

                        Elephant Shell - 15th Anniversary Edition.

                          Ontario four piece Tokyo Police Club burst on to the scene as teenage sensations with 2007’s A Lesson in Crime EP, an opening salvo that delighted discriminating young music fans around the world and saw them win plaudits from NME, Pitchfork and more.

                          The EP was followed up in 2008 with Peter Katis on the desk for their debut album Elephant Shell which spawned the hits Your English is Good and Tesselate. Elephant Shell is the sound of these four young friends coming of age and into their own. The album catapulted the band into the popular consciousness, landing the band on the stages of the world’s biggest festivals, a spot in MTV’s video rotation, appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman, and even a cameo on Desperate Housewives. Beyond that, Elephant Shell has stood up as one of the defining albums of this particular era in indie rock. Hard to believe it’s 15 years hence. Elephant Shell is ripe for a reissue and this 2023 edition comes on tricolour-incolour-vinyl.

                          TRACK LISTING

                          1. Centennial
                          2. In A Cave
                          3. Graves
                          4. Juno
                          5. Tessellate
                          6. Sixties Remake
                          7. The Harrowing Adventures Of…
                          8. Nursery, Academy
                          9. Your English Is Good
                          10. Listen To The Math
                          11. The Baskervilles


                          Dreams, Pains & Paper Planes

                            Dreams, Pains & Paper Planes is Pixey’s first longer form project since the glittering Sunshine State EP arrived in October 2021, which had followed her hugely acclaimed early-2021 debut EP for Chess Club, Free To Live In Colour.

                            Commenting on the mini-album, Pixey says: “Dreams, Pains & Paper Planes is my biggest release to date. The majority of the record was written, recorded and produced by myself in my bedroom, alongside a couple of studio tracks. Genre bending was something I wanted to experiment with, tailoring to the moods of each song but still keeping to the core big beat elements. I wanted to write a record that kept a sunny sound but was more anxious lyrically. More than anything, I want the listener to feel like they can dip into an alternate world for a while, whether it’s comforting or not”

                            TRACK LISTING

                            1. Recycled Paper Planes
                            2. Come Around (Sunny Day)
                            3. I'm Just High
                            4. Kids!
                            5. Melody (From You To Me)
                            6. So, Just Smile
                            7. Treat Me Right
                            8. In My House


                            God Intentions

                              A masterclass in cinematic psychedelia, ‘God Intentions’ is the third studio album from Glasgow outfit Helicon and is due out April 28 on Fuzz Club. Their most ambitious and collaborative album to date, it was recorded at Dystopia, Glasgow with producers Luigi Pasquini and Jason Shaw, mastered by RIDE’s Mark Gardener and includes contributions from the Rhona MacFarlane String Quartet, Lavinia Blackwall (Trembling Bells), Mark O’Donnell (Tomorrow Syndicate), Sotho Houle (French avant-garde violinist) and Anna McCracken. Talking about the new record, guitarist/vocalist John-Paul Hughes says:

                              “‘God Intentions’ is inspired by my brother Gary's story and a few other influences. It's a journey through regret, redemption and resurrection. Our familiar darkness is there, but the record carries a fresh and uplifting positivity. I had a clear idea of how I wanted it to sound and feel long before it began. We're so pleased we achieved it. We managed to hold true to the idea whilst allowing the string quartet, Sotho, Lavinia, Anna, Mark, Jason, Luigi and other collaborators the space to put their mark on it. The album art, by San Francisco-based collage artist Nina Theda Black, captures the depth and breadth of themes and sounds we brought together to create a kind of motion in your mind.”

                              TRACK LISTING

                              1. Dark Matter
                              2. Flume
                              3. Château H
                              4. Heliconia
                              5. Disobey
                              6. Zen Roller
                              7. Whiplash
                              8. God Intentions
                              9. Last Tango In Glasgow
                              10. Tae The Moon
                              11. Starlounger 

                              Black Rebel Motorcyle Club

                              Live At Levitaiton (RSD23 EDITION)



                                "12"" Milky Clear Vinyl with Heavy Blue and Yellow Splatter Bonus-Track Flexi 7"" " The Reverberation Appreciation Society are proud to welcome Black Rebel Motorcycle Club with the Seventh vinyl release in the Live at LEVITATION series. The release showcases the bands appearance at the festival with their 2013 performance. These recordings are immortalized on beautiful splatter vinyl alongside a RSD exclusive bonus track flexi 7" LEVITATION and the LIVE AT LEVITATION Vinyl Series The first Austin Psych Fest was held in March 2008, and expanded to a 3 day event the following year. The event quickly developed into an international destination for psychedelic rock fans, with lineups spanning the fringes of indie rock, from up-and-comers to vintage legends, and capped off with headline performances from co-founders The Black Angels, along with Tame Impala, The Flaming Lips, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Thee Oh Sees (in various forms) and many more. LEVITATION helped spark a movement, inspiring the creation of similar events across the globe and a burgeoning psych scene that would soon ignite. The series captures key moments in psychedelic rock history, and live music in Austin, Texas, pressed on beautiful limited edition colorful vinyl pressings - each an eye popping visual representation of the music contained within. The artists and sets showcased on Live at LEVITATION have been chosen from over a decade of recordings at the world-renowned event, and document key artists in the scene performing for a crowd of their peers and fans who gather at LEVITATION annually from all over the world.

                                Marvin Gaye / Shorty Long

                                This Love Starved Heart Of Mine (It's Killing Me?) / Don't Mess With My Weekend (RSD23 EDITION)



                                  A limited edition red coloured vinyl version of the Marvin Gaye's Northern Soul classic.

                                  The Underground Youth

                                  Mademoiselle - 2023 Repress

                                    The Underground Youth's 2010 album 'Mademoiselle' repressed on 180g coloured vinyl by Fuzz Club. The Blackpool-born, Berlin-based outfit The Underground Youth was started in 2008 as the creative project of Craig Dyer and over the years they've gone on to release 10 albums, 4 EPs and establish a devoted global following and cult fan base, continuously built upon by their extensive touring schedule through Europe, Asia and North America. 'Mademoiselle's lo-fi cinematic psychedelia is arguably the record that set them on this path and solidified their reputation as mainstays of the contemporary neo-psych movement. Originally self-released, the album went viral on social media upon its release and now has over 7 million views on YouTube, with tracks like 'Hope & Pray', 'Mademoiselle', 'Hedonism' and 'Underground' being long-standing fan-favourites to this day. In 2016 the album was remastered and reissued on vinyl by Fuzz Club which has been long sold-out until now.

                                    TRACK LISTING

                                    1. Hope & Pray
                                    2. Mademoiselle
                                    3. Underground
                                    4. Olya's Song
                                    5. Lord Can You Hear Me?
                                    6. Crash (BSA Jam)
                                    7. Iggy The Eskimo
                                    8. Une Saison En Enfer
                                    9. Hedonism
                                    10. Feel So Free
                                    11. Mercury Guitar 

                                    The Gun Club

                                    In My Room - 2023 Reissue

                                      Yes! It exists! Here are the unreleased recordings of what would have been the very last album of The Gun Club. Recorded in the very last period of the band, between 1991 and 1993, the studio recordings that Jeffrey Lee Pierce did with The Gun Club, with maximum quality and excellence of sound and presentation. What Jeffrey Lee Pierce exposes here is highest vocal and guitar performing, from sounds which remind us to Jimi Hendrix and Television, to truly intimate heartbreaking blues, going through soul and rock. Includes covers from The Who, Wilson Picket and more.

                                      The Black Delta Movement

                                      Recovery Effects

                                        Kingston-upon-Hull’s The Black Delta Movement return with their stunning new album ‘Recovery Effects’ – 8 tracks of immersive, groove-heavy garage rock released April 21st 2023 on Fuzz Club Records. Determination and a commitment to musical development are writ large across Matt Burr’s personal and artistic journey as the main creative force behind The Black Delta Movement. His most collaborative work yet, ‘Recovery Effects’ sees Matt recruiting highly lauded UK guitar-slinger and Little Barrie frontman Barrie Cadogan and bandmates Lewis Wharton (Bass) and Tony Coote (Drums) to provide musical backing on the album. With legendary producer, The Heliocentrics’ co-founder and drummer extraordinaire Malcolm Catto also helming production duties.

                                        “The album’s a love letter to the band and all the emotions that come with it,” explains Matt when talking about the period of adversity that led to its creation. Finding himself without his former bandmates following the release of their highly-praised 2018 debut ‘Preservation’ and that record’s subsequent live shows, the pandemic-induced lockdown periods throughout ’20 and ’21 initially gave time for reflection before proving to be a time of productivity. Giving Matt the breathing space to fine-tune the new songs alongside Cadogan before hitting the ground running when entering the studio in late 2021 – the band cutting the basic tracks live and Malcolm Catto providing invaluable input when it came to moulding the music you hear contained throughout

                                        The results of this creative melting pot of such talented and seasoned musicians see The Black Delta Movement delivering that ring thing: a layered, honest and deeply entertaining rock’n’roll record. There are a myriad of moods and textures, whether on the garage-blues grooves of opener and first single ‘Fourth Pass Over The Graveyard’, follow-up single ‘Zip-Tie’ which explodes from its moody intro into punk-rock motorik, or the psychedelic slow-burn of ‘Hiding In The Tall Grass’ which manages to channel the likes of The Doors and Spacemen 3 over its 9 hypnotic minutes.

                                        TRACK LISTING

                                        1. Fourth Pass Over The Graveyard
                                        2. Zip-Tie
                                        3. Always Home
                                        4. No Road To Go
                                        5. Hiding In The Tall Grass
                                        6. Photograph
                                        7. Recovery Effects
                                        8. Sleeping Pill

                                        Working Men's Club

                                        Steel City (EP)

                                          Working Men’s Club present their Steel City EP, a 5-track release featuring remixes of tracks from their second album, Fear Fear by some of Sheffield’s most innovative producers: Toddla T, Charla Green, Ross Orton, Diessa and Warp originals, Forgemasters.

                                          Fear Fear was released in July 2022 on Heavenly Recordings, reached #11 in the UK album chart upon release, and saw glowing reviews across Europe and the U.S.

                                          The EP was previously only available on CD which came exclusively with purchases of the album via Bear Tree record shop in Sheffield. Before the end of 2022, these remixes were made available digitally as part of a deluxe edition of Fear Fear and now, this will be the first time the remixed tracks will be widely available on LP. 

                                          TRACK LISTING

                                          Side 1:
                                          1. Money Is Mine (Toddla T Home Sick Remix)
                                          2. Fear Fear (Charla Green Remix)
                                          3. Ploys (Ross Orton Remix)
                                          Side 2:
                                          1. Rapture (Diessa Remix)
                                          2. The Last One (Forgemasters Remix) 

                                          Golden Hours

                                          Golden Hours

                                            Based between Brussels and Berlin, Golden Hours is comprised of past and present members of Gang Of Four, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Tricky, The Fuzztones and The Third Sound, to name just a few. A band with mileage and stories, they trade in rock’n’roll missives that are at times dark, tense and hypnotic, at others sweaty, relentless and danceable. Made up of Hákon Adalsteinsson (Guitar/Vocals), Rodrigo Fuentealba Palavacino (Guitar), Tobias Humble (Drums/Vocals) and Wim Janssens (Bass/Keys/Vocals), Golden Hours’ self-titled debut album is due for release March 31st 2023 on Fuzz Club Records.

                                            Wim says of the project and its incoming debut: “The musical backgrounds of each member are pretty broad but somehow when we come together there’s a pretty clear definition of what our music should sound like. There’s a beautiful friction between the noise we produce and the love for melody that seems to overtake at just the right moment. There never seems to be a lack of ideas when we come together. In silent agreement, every idea gets tried and will be further developed into a song or skipped in a heartbeat. No time is wasted. It all happens pretty automatically.”

                                            TRACK LISTING

                                            1. Come And Find Me
                                            2. Drone Club
                                            3. The Forgotten One
                                            4. Japan On My Mind
                                            5. Run Man Run
                                            6. Calling Me Home
                                            7. Dead On
                                            8. Not Enough
                                            9. Keep On Dreamin'

                                            10 000 Russos

                                            Live In Berlin

                                              Porto-based trio 10 000 Russos will release their new ‘Live In Berlin’ double LP on March 24th 2023 via Rubber Duck, a new live album imprint by Fuzz Club Records. The record captures the band storming through their subterranean motorik psych-drone live at Berlin’s Astra Kulturhaus on October 16th 2021. Recorded whilst out on a European tour, ‘Live In Berlin’ finds 10 000 Russos performing their 2021 ‘Superinertia’ LP in full the album’s five songs expanded and taken to even more transfixing and hedonistic heights in a live setting. These shows were 10 000 Russos’ first with the new, more-electronic line-up and sound, with newly-recruited synth player Nils Meisel making his debut on the ‘Superinertia’ LP and completing the line-up alongside founding members João Pimenta (drums/vocals) and Pedro Pestana (guitar). Across the hour-long set, Pimenta’s deadpan sprechgesang vocal and machine-like percussion, Pestana cascading psych guitar-loops and Meisel’s repetitive synth basslines all combine on a performance that will pull you into a trance at times and get you on your feet at others. 

                                              TRACK LISTING

                                              1. Station Europa (Live)
                                              2. Saw The Damp (Live)
                                              3. A House Full Of Garbage (Live)
                                              4. Super Inertia (Live)
                                              5. Mexicali/Calexico (Live)

                                              Air Formation

                                              Daylight Storms - 2023 Reissue

                                                Air Formation formed in 2000, long before spiritual forbearers Slowdive and Loop were considered acceptable influences. Since signing to Club AC30 back in 2005, a long time bastion of the modern shoegaze sound, the band have gained a devoted following and received critical acclaim, with Drowned In Sound describing the band as "one of the nation's most consistent outfits" and their incendiary live shows have seen them share stages with the likes of Swervedriver, Chapterhouse and The House of Love.

                                                Originally released in February 2007 on CD, 'Daylight Storms' quickly became a classic album in the genre. Glowing reviews followed in the likes of Drowned In Sound, NME and Brooklyn Vegan, alongside radio play from 6Music's Steve Lamacq and Gideon Coe.

                                                Air Formation in 2007 are: Matt Bartram (Guitars & Vocals), Ben Pierce (Bass), James Harrison(Drums), Phil Macy (Guitar) and Richard Parks (Keyboards).

                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                1. Cold Morning
                                                2. Tidal
                                                3. Daylight Storms
                                                4. I Can't Remember Waking Up
                                                5. Into View
                                                6. Formation 1
                                                7. You Have To Go Somewhere
                                                8. Adrift
                                                9. The Dark Has Fallen
                                                10. Before We Forget

                                                Shawn Robinson / Bessie Banks

                                                My Dear Heart / I Can’t Make It (Without You Baby)

                                                  Two more classic tunes from the Deptford Northern Soul Club Records dancefloor. Remastered for maximum effect.

                                                  Shawn Robinson’s ‘My Dear Heart’ was originally released on Minit in 1966. Original copies go for around £250 plus. Filled with positively glowing soul sounds underpinned by gorgeous vibes and a heady beat. Big at Wigan back in the day, a favourite of Richard Searling.

                                                  The flipside, from 1967, is from the inimitable Bessie Banks, the hit maker of ‘Go Now’ fame. Originally released on the Verve imprint. Fired up by choppy guitar and a heavy cross mix of vibes and horns, it’s a chugger with some essential breaks for added impact.

                                                  A triumphant anthem. 

                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                  1. Shawn Robinson - ‘My Dear Heart’
                                                  2. Bessie Banks - 'I Can’t Make It (Without You Baby)'

                                                  The Brisbane beasts resurface for their 2nd EP on the label, wreaking havoc with a 4-track attack of pumping, straight-to-the-face rhythms which incorporate classic hard house tropes alongside modern, speaker-busting engineering to create a melee of techno goodness that you imagine DJs like VTSS, Shacke, Ben Sims and such like are getting plenty of road miles out of at the moment.

                                                  There's no let-up in intensity throughout the four tracks, although final track "Only If U" does let us settle into a half-time breakbeat if we've pushed it too hard the previous three tracks... This is strictly for the headstrong, die hard ravers out there! 

                                                  STAFF COMMENTS

                                                  Matt says: Gut-wrenching, wreckin' ball techno from the hottest camp in the UK right now. Really feelin' the hard house tropes injected into this one!

                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                  A1. Say No More 
                                                  A2. These Streets Look Dangerous 
                                                  B1. Hide The Junk
                                                  B2. Only If U Ft. Pretty Girl 

                                                  Flyying Colours

                                                  You Never Know

                                                    Shoegaze dreampop four-piece Flyying Colours are set to release their stunning third studio album. Formed in Australia in 2011, Flyying Colours released their debut single 'Wavygravy' in 2013, honing their sound on the Melbourne live scene and have picked up high praise along the way alongside heavy rotation across worldwide radio including BBC Radio 6 Music and KEXP. The band released their critically acclaimed sophomore album 'Fantasy Country' in 2021 with the NME describing the release as "Saturated dream-pop vistas".

                                                    Recorded over a two-week period in the summer of 2021 at Red Doors Sounds with producer Woody Annison, Flyying Colours intended to capture a moment in time with recurring themes and sounds which feature throughout 'You Never Know'. Opening with the rollicking noise-rock of 'Lost Then Found' and the catchy, upbeat melodies of 'I Live In A Small Town', Flyying Colours are an unashamed wall of sound. 'Oh' is a nod to 'Loveless' era My Bloody Valentine while the sumptuous 'Bright Lights', beams with an ethereal beauty as floating melodies and shimmering guitars cascade. Flyying Colours are a band that have perfected their sonic punch and 'You Never Know' is another infectious and highly rewarding listen of exhilarating sound and joyous harmony. Elsewhere, there are grandiose pop moments in 'Goodbye To Music', 'Modern Dreams' a nd album closer 'Never Forget'.

                                                    STAFF COMMENTS

                                                    Liam says: I've always been a big fan of Flyying Colours and this new LP further cements that. Gorgeous and expansive shoegaze, 'You Never Know' is full of catchy dream-pop and huge walls of sound that just envelops you - intoxicating stuff!

                                                    Boy Harsher

                                                    Lesser Man - 2023 Reissue

                                                      Lesser Man (Extended Version) is the first release of Boy Harsher`s imprint, Nude Club Records, originally released on cassette by Soft Science in (2014), and Night People (2015). The album was reissued by the infamous Berlin goth label aufnahme + wiedergabe in Nov 2017 on 500 copies, and sold out in less than two weeks. Remastered by Thomas P. Heckmann at Trope Mastering, Lesser Man (Extended Version) includes the dark wave hit, “Pain” and the unreleased track “Run” which was recorded during the Lesser Man session.

                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                      1. Lust
                                                      2. Modulations
                                                      3. Pain
                                                      4. Run
                                                      5. Crimea
                                                      6. Love
                                                      7. Spell

                                                      Download Code Bonus Tracks:

                                                      Bonus 1. Pain (The Soft Moon Remix)**
                                                      Bonus 2. Pain (Radio Edit)** 

                                                      Boy Harsher

                                                      Careful - 2023 Reissue

                                                        The ten songs on Boy Harsher’s second full length album, Careful, spanning forty-four minutes, contain eerie narrative soundscapes that are both bracing, high tempo and dynamic. The album delivers manifold emotions, from the nostalgic yearning of “LA” to the gripping intensity of “Come Closer”. The nervousness of Augustus Muller's bent, out of tune synths paired with the lush and sometimes brittle vocals of Jae Matthews, delivers an unsettled, yet fulfilling encounter with Boy Harsher. Careful summons a new spirit for the young band - that of growth and desire. 

                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                        1. Keep Driving
                                                        2. Face The Fire
                                                        3. Fate
                                                        4. LA
                                                        5. Come Closer
                                                        6. They Look You Gave (Jerry)
                                                        7. Tears
                                                        8. Crush
                                                        9. Lost
                                                        10. Careful 

                                                        The Slow Readers Club

                                                        Knowledge Freedom Power

                                                          When The Slow Readers Club hit the studio in early 2022 with producer Joe Cross (Hurts/Courteeners), they battled dark times with a refreshing optimism. The result is ‘Knowledge Freedom Power’ , a sizzling synth-rock beast of a record akin to White Lies, Muse and modern-day Bloc Party, and a rallying cry of emancipation, both stylistically and socially. It’s a righteous punch of the air, a surge towards the future.Frontman Aaron Starkie says, “The world had got so bleak it felt a little indulgent to paint apocalyptic pictures when they were out in the real world. I thought people would probably want to hear more uplifting things, it was my intention to be a bit more positive. There’s still a lot of melodrama in there and it’s still dystopian in places but there’s more positive shades in this record.”

                                                          That positivity powers to the fore with the album’s lead single and title track, an instantly addictive hybrid of the band’s new pulsating synth style with their anthemic alt - rock roots. Its streamlined, straight – to – the - point hook highlights the fact that there can be an alternative to a world which is becoming increasingly authoritarian and ignoring the needs of the many in favour of the few. Aaron adds, “Growing up as a council estate kid in Manchester I was very conscious of having a limited horizon and I guess I had a chip on my shoulder and something to prove. It’s that background that inspired both our band name and the album’s title track ‘Knowledge Freedom Power’. It is an exercise in positive sloganeering, a mantra for education as a means of a way out from social and psychological confinement.” As much as the record finds The Slow Readers Club channelling a brighter spirit, there’s no dumbing down of their famously ferocious and insightful lyricism. A beam of hope shines throughout ‘Sacred Song’ : part in the form of a spiritual saviour, but also embracing the power of love as a force for good, something which can also be achieved by the friendship and community spirit infused in ‘Lay Your Troubles On Me’ . Yet a darkness still looms large, whether its within the warmongering satire - and ultimately individual powerlessness – of ‘Seconds Out’ or the steady march of automation over the human workforce on opener ‘Modernise’ ‘Knowledge Freedom Power’ is the band’s sixth album and the latest giant leap in one of the greatest self-made success stories in recent British rock history. Since debuting in 2011 with their eponymous and self - released debut album, they’ve constantly grown in stature leading to sold - out headline gigs including the Manchester Apollo and London’s Scala , shows as guests to Pixies ,Catfish and The Bottlemen and James , as well as festivals stretching from the Neighbourhood Weekender to Mad Cool Madrid.

                                                          When lockdown kicked in the same week that ‘The Joy Of The Return’ debuted at #9, The Slow Readers Club reacted to the cancellation of their touring plans by creating a darker, more ethereal set of songs, which they recorded via Whats App and Google Drive and by recording one band member at a time in the studio. The result was ‘91 Days in Isolation’ , which they self-released in October 2020 Knowledge Freedom Power’

                                                          STAFF COMMENTS

                                                          Liam says: Next outing for Manchester favourites The Slow Readers Club, 'Knowledge Freedom Power' takes the band's signature dark power-pop and refines it to the nth degree! Big soaring choruses, mega vocals and crisp synths, Readers fans will love this!

                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                          3. ‘Sacred Song’
                                                          4.‘Lay Your Troubles On Me’
                                                          5.‘How Could You Know?’
                                                          6. ‘Knowledge Freedom Power’
                                                          7. ‘What Might Have Been’
                                                          8. ‘Seconds Out’
                                                          9. ‘Forget About Me’
                                                          10. ‘No You'

                                                          The Salem Travelers

                                                          Tell It Like It Is / Give Me Liberty Or Death

                                                            Two tracks from Chicago’s mighty Salem Travelers, from their brief time on the Chess subsidiary Checker in 1968.

                                                            The A-side, ‘Tell It Like It Is’, goes for around £45 on seven, its follow up, an previously unheralded classic from the same year. Both tracks are a unique funky take on gospel.

                                                            ‘Tell It Like It Is’ is filled with wah wah guitar chops and some excellent lead breaks that spice up the conga-adorned upbeat; a heady song grasping for the truth.

                                                            ‘Give Me Liberty Or Death’ is slightly slower, with a Motown-styled backbeat behind a fist pumping anthem that reels in its churchy roots and some great vocal interplay, a message song filled with emotion.

                                                            Two fantastic tunes from a transient ever-changing group who, in the 1960s and 1970s, were known for soulful harmonies, glass-shattering lead singing.

                                                            Typical of their repertoire of songs that provided social commentary on the troubles of the world from the war in Vietnam, drugs, violence, prejudice, civil rights and child delinquency.

                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                            1. Tell It Like It Is
                                                            2. Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death

                                                            Bohren & Der Club Of Gore

                                                            Bohren For Beginners

                                                              Since their formation just over 30 years ago, hardly any German band has managed to create such a unique musical cosmos as Bohren & der Club O fGore, from Mühlheim.

                                                              With their dark instrumental tracks, Bohren have been able to create a firm fanbase, and renowned musicians such as Mike Patton (Faith No More), Ry-X, John Grant, Soap&Skin and Thor Harris (Swans) have long since fallen for Bohren’s timeless songs.

                                                              The wonderfully titled ‘Bohren For Beginners’ now collects all the highlights of the Bohren catalogue in partly remixed versions, as well as a new song, for the first time as a 3LP album; a gateway drug for newcomers as well as for diehard fans.

                                                              Since a large part of the Bohren back catalogue has already been deleted for years, musical treasures are unearthed here that have lost none of their quality, and they will still be giving you goosebumps in 20 years.

                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                              1. Karin
                                                              2. Prowler
                                                              3. Constant Fear
                                                              4. Maximum Black
                                                              5. Ganz Leise Kommt Die Nacht
                                                              6. Unrasiert
                                                              7. Still Am Tresen
                                                              8. Black City Skyline
                                                              9. Kleiner Finger
                                                              10. Zombies Never Die
                                                              11. Daumen
                                                              12. Catch My Heart
                                                              13. Mitleid Lady
                                                              14. Der Angler
                                                              15. Schwarze Biene (Black Maja)

                                                              Various Artists

                                                              Cardiff Gets Splattered - Featuring Helen Love, The Mudd Club, Femmebug, Private Party

                                                                A limited 7" on splatter coloured vinyl, including download code, with exclusive new tracks from four female-fronted bands from South Wales.

                                                                Helen Love * The Mudd Club * Femmebug * Private Party.

                                                                The Men

                                                                New York City

                                                                  "When everyone left NYC, the sewer opened and we crawled out.” Prolific Brooklyn institution The Men return with their ninth studio album, ‘New York City’. Arriving following 2020’s ‘Mercy’, the new LP is released February 3rd 2023 on the group’s new label home Fuzz Club Records and marks a return to the more scuzzy and abrasive rock ploughed over their decade and a half spent coursing through the grimy sewers of NYC. Here, nocturnal proto-punk meets a timeless, all-guns-blazing rock’n’roll gusto.

                                                                  That the album leans into a more primitive, back-to-basics sound owes largely to the way in which was forged, an earlier version of the record scrapped in favour of four people playing in a room together. “The New York City album was revised, reorganized and shaped until it became clear that things fall into place like the hammer driving the nail or the scythe's swipe through the tall grass.” The end result is a series of cuts played live and recorded to 2" tape in Travis Harrison’s (Guided By Voices, Built To Spill) Brooklyn studio.

                                                                  ‘New York City’ is a record that doesn’t stop moving for a second, packed full of the kind of energy you can only really capture in a live setting. “These songs became the blood of the band as the band could only exist for and of these songs. There was no place else to hang their hats. Without making this record, the group would not exist, so there really wasn't another option. NYC is fluid. It means a lot of different things to all kinds of people. We present the record in that spirit.”

                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                  1) Hard Livin'
                                                                  2) Peace Of Mind
                                                                  3) Echo
                                                                  4) God Bless The USA
                                                                  5) Eye
                                                                  6) Eternal Recurrence
                                                                  7) Round The Corner
                                                                  8) Through The Night
                                                                  9) Anyway I Find You
                                                                  10) River Flows

                                                                  Following the success of the Emotive Response trilogy, 9300 Records brings another Belgian retro trance infused 4-tracker by new signing After Club. Raw analog pounding tracks that bring back the melodies and sounds that defined a generation of party goers in Belgium's 90's club scene. Sizzling hot and ready for the toughest clubs around, this tackle isn't for the faint hearted! Go hard or go home.

                                                                  STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                  Matt says: Revisit the wild styles and colourful sights of the 90s Belgium club scene with this authentic-as-you-like retrofitted rave record. Whistles, poppers and gas masks not included.

                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                  Affligem 1997
                                                                  Hoovering In Space (live @ Carat)
                                                                  Moments In Ecstacy
                                                                  Mind Expansion Tool

                                                                  King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard

                                                                  Polygondwanaland (Mono)

                                                                    As part of their ongoing King Gizzard bootleg series, Fuzz Club are releasing a mono version of 'Polygondwanaland' - the Aussie psych legend's twelfth studio album and the bootleg that started it all.

                                                                    Polygondwanaland first appeared as a partial leak on the band's demos for the album. The leak was uploaded to SoundCloud but was soon taken down. As a result, news of the album was scarce and mostly involved rumours, one of which stated that it would be the last of the five albums released in 2017. The track "Crumbling Castle," which appeared on the demo, was performed live by the band as early as September 2016, albeit in a much shorter form. However, it lay dormant for many months during an especially prolific period for the band, leading to speculation that the track might have been scrapped. Both the track and the music video were finally released on 18 October 2017, exactly one year after the first performance of the song was uploaded to YouTube. The legitimacy of the demos was all but confirmed at this point, as not only did the track feature the album's name in the lyrics, but it also contained lengthy musical passages equal in duration to the demo. Polygondwanaland was officially announced on the band's Facebook page on 14 November 2017. The release date and cover art were publicized by the band, who stated, "This album is FREE. Free as in, free," encouraging fans to make their own copies and bootlegs of the album.

                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                    1) Crumbling Castle
                                                                    2) Polygondwanaland
                                                                    3) The Castle In The Air
                                                                    4) Deserted Dunes Welcome Weary Feet
                                                                    5) Inner Cell
                                                                    6) Loyalty
                                                                    7) Horology
                                                                    8) Tetrachromacy
                                                                    9) Searching...
                                                                    10) The Fourth Colour

                                                                    The Third Sound

                                                                    Fuzz Club Session

                                                                      Berlin-based psychedelic post-punk group The Third Sound (led by Brian Jonestown Massacre guitarist Hákon Aðalsteinsson) are set to release a new Fuzz Club Session LP on December 9th. Recorded live at Berlin's Marie Antoinette club, the 10-track double album sees The Third Sound perform a discography-spanning set with tracks from last year's highly-praised 'First Light' LP (2021), 'All Tomorrow's Shadows' (2018), 'Gospels of Degeneration' (2016), 'The Third Sound of Destruction and Creation' (2013) and 'The Third Sound' (2011). The session is released on vinyl, digitally and as a series of videos by Fuzz Club Records. It's number 19 in the London label's ongoing Fuzz Club Session series which has also seen the likes of A Place To Bury Strangers, Night Beats, Holy Wave, Heaters, The Entrance Band, The Myrrors, Lumerians, The Underground Youth, 10000 Russos and more. 

                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                      Ghosts Of Memphis
                                                                      We Will Be Together
                                                                      Your Love Is Evol
                                                                      For A While
                                                                      You Are Not Here (ft. Lucy Kruger)
                                                                      This Is The Only Way I Know
                                                                      Half Alive
                                                                      Nine Miles Below

                                                                      RNT welcomes Brooklyn-based band 79.5 to the family with the first single from their forthcoming eponymous LP. Soulful and psychedelic, the haunting melodies of Club Level float above a steady strutting rhythm section, punctuated by moaning baritone saxophone and drenched in washy reverb.

                                                                      NYC mainstay Eli Escobar crafts a masterful remix that leans into 80s nostalgia, with a soundscape and arrangement nothing short of perfection.

                                                                      Los Palms

                                                                      Skeleton Ranch

                                                                        Adelaide, Australia-based outfit Los Palms will release their debut album 'Skeleton Ranch' via Fuzz Club Records. The nine-track collection serves up an infectious and hedonistic cocktail of jangly surf-rock, 1960s garage and 13th-floor psychedelia. Los Palms described their sound as "Desert Jangle", with influences all the way from 60s Peruvian bands like Los Saicos, Los Destellos & Los Holy’s to modern Californian sweethearts Allah-Las & LA dirt shredders Night Beats.

                                                                        Whilst taking a trip through Los Palms' 'Skeleton Ranch', listeners can expect songs drenched in heartbreak, love and mystery: "These are neo-psych ghost stories that create a detailed musical landscape by mixing feedback, fuzz, eerie organs and reverb-soaked guitar and vocals." The group consists of guitarist/vocalist Ant Candlish, guitarist Sam Arthurson, bass player Nathan Solly, drummer/vocalist Code Andrusko and keys player Will Bahnisch.

                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                        1) Scared Of Saturday Nights
                                                                        2) I Don't Wanna Be Cool
                                                                        3) Cadillac
                                                                        4) Just A Sin
                                                                        5) Sorrows
                                                                        6) Dead Man
                                                                        7) Sandy
                                                                        8) Sunday Death Drive
                                                                        9) Let's Go To The Water

                                                                        Digital Justice / Dorothy Ashby / Frantz Tuernal

                                                                        Melodies Record Club #003: Hunee Selects

                                                                          Following Ben UFO and Four Tet’s selections last year, Hunee helms volume three which includes three tracks this time including music from Digital Justice, Dorothy Ashby and Frantz Tuernal.

                                                                          In his own words: “These three distinct pieces of music tap into different layers of my memory. One being part of the imagination, the other two rooted in the memories of a special morning in the woods of Houghton (and other times and places). On one side we have a beatless ecstatic piece of electronic music by Digital Justice called Theme From ‘It’s All Gone Pearshaped’. Originally released in 1994 on Rob Gretton’s (ex-manager of Joy Division and New Order) label Robs Records, Pearshaped is a 13 minute live jam from two friends messing around in a loft studio full of synths, inadvertently creating magic that can “take many shapes and forms in the hands of a DJ and the movement of a dance floor, whilst its harmonic counterpoint shines through the wildest mixes and combinations”

                                                                          On the flip, we have Dorothy Ashby’s spiritual piece featuring Koto and spoken word “For Some We Loved” from her classic album “The Rubáiyát Of Dorothy Ashby” originally released in 1970 on Cadet and Frantz Tuernal’s “Koultans” originally released in 1986 by l’AMEP (Association Martiniquaise d’Enseignement Populaire) which was also a school in Martinique. “After dancing to a set from Cedric Woo at an intimate, after-closing dance party at Brilliant Corners called “Freedom Suite” which completely re-calibrated my sense of experiencing and dancing to music, I went home and immediately searched through my collection for music to listen to and potentially play with these new found sensitivities - the very physical experience of music, the pulling force pushing one into the transcendence of time and space. Dorothy Ashby’s “For Some We Loved” immediately took me back to that feeling and opened up in front of me an otherworldly-world through it’s free flowing polyrhythms and sparkling Koto playing. I have yet to play my own “Freedom Suite” night, but I hope when that moment comes, I can give back what I have received back then, and “For Some We Loved” is a first step in trying just that. I have been shown Frantz Tuernal’s privately pressed 12“containing “Koultans” by my trusted music friend Nicolas Skliris from Paris a few years ago. An unlikely piece of music (a Zouk song with flamenco-inspired guitar playing) from Martinique that was both a highlight back at Giant Steps when I played the song 3 times in a row in the early morning, and a few weeks later in the woods of Houghton where a few thousand dancers were deeply moved to its melody, when the sun came up in the morning and started descending upon the lake behind the DJ booth, bathing the smiles upon the dancers faces with its reflection.”

                                                                          STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                          Matt says: Hunee curates the third volume of the Floating Points-endorsed, Melodies Record Club. I'd heard of Dorothy Ashby, but the other two are new to me - championing the label's ethos of uncovering some overlooked and rare moments of musical brilliance from across the world. It's another winner make no mistake!

                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                          A1. Digital Justice–Theme From “It’s All Gone Pearshaped”
                                                                          B1. Dorothy Ashby–For Some We Loved
                                                                          B2. Frantz Tuernal-Koultans 

                                                                          The Bug Club

                                                                          Green Dream In F#

                                                                            Green Dream in F# is a culmination of The Bug Club universe that has been constructed over the course of two sold out EPs, a couple of standalone singles, and the kind of relentless touring the band has quickly become known for. ‘It’s Art’ is a typically short piece of garage pop perfection, beginning quietly and with singer and guitarist Sam Willmett listing the band’s musical heroes in the manner similar to one of those he namechecks: Jonathan Richman. The band’s ever-present sardonic wit is at the forefront, as they question the meaning and purpose of art - and in turn themselves - before throwing in a blistering guitar riff and the trademark duel-vocals between Sam and Tilly Harris (bass, vocals) before things get too serious.

                                                                            The band say this first single sets the tone for the album, and musically it presents us with a refined version of what we have come to expect on the basis of previous releases: whip-smart pop songs performed flawlessly and with humour by one of the tightest musical units going. As indicated by the names of both first single and album, The Bug Club’s debut LP shows the band taking a long, hard look at the way the music industry - and by extension the art world - takes itself so seriously, and deciding to ignore that and carry on doing things on their own terms.

                                                                            Riding atop drummer Dan Matthew’s relentlessly solid foundation, Green Dream in F# packs in 14 tracks covering favourite The Bug Club topics including space, small town life, love and swearing. Sam and Tilly’s playing could be virtuosic if they were in any way arrogant, but they’re not, and so well-crafted and at times complex guitar work sits neatly within the sharp song structures that never stick around too long, and backs engaging and, at times, laugh-out-loud funny lyrical storytelling.

                                                                            Following the remarkable DIY success of early EPs Launching Moondream One and Pure Particles (also available via Bingo Records), Green Dream in F# shows a band not at all phased by the prospect of putting out their debut full length. Instead, they use the space to stretch their abilities and create something as cohesive, involved and engrossing as you’d expect the imaginary, dog-directed symphony their LP’s name pokes fun at to be.

                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                            1. Only In Love
                                                                            2. Six O’Clock News
                                                                            3. Little Coy Space Boy
                                                                            4. Love Is A Painting
                                                                            5. It’s Art
                                                                            6. Love For Two
                                                                            7. My Guy
                                                                            8. Going Down
                                                                            9. Yesterday’s Paper
                                                                            10. Sitting On The Rings Of Saturn
                                                                            11. Christmas Lullaby
                                                                            12. Love Letters From Jupiter
                                                                            13. Some Things Sound Better In Space
                                                                            14. Green Dream In F#

                                                                            Breanna Barbara

                                                                            Nothin' But Time

                                                                              The Minnesota-born, Florida-raised, NYC-based artist Breanna Barbara’s 2nd album - ‘Nothin’ But Time - is a raw and immersive trip through the sounds of psychedelic rock and blues, anchored by her forceful vocals and unforgettable songwriting. Sporting a sound that feels classic and of-the-moment at the same time, Nothin’ But Time is the next chapter in Barbara’s exciting career, cementing her as an artist who’s committed to plumbing new emotional depths as she bursts through every sonic barrier put in her way.

                                                                              Nothin But Time arrives following Breanna’s 2016 debut Mirage Dreams, a trio of critically acclaimed singles (most recently ‘New Moon’) and a number of collaborations with legendary trip-hop vanguard Tricky. As well as joining his US touring band as lead female vocalist, Breanna also did an official rework of his 'When We Die' track and featured on the 2021 Lonely Guest album, False Idols.

                                                                              For the recording of Nothin’ But Time Barbara and her band returned to Nashville’s Bomb Shelter studio with Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Hurray For The Riff Raff) – with whom she recorded Mirage Dreams. With musical contributions from Jack Lawrence (The Dead Weather), Tall Juan, Derry DeBorja (Jason Isbell), and Champagne Superchillin’s Ben Trimble and Charles Garmendia, the album was put to tape in the months prior to the COVID-19 pandemic: “I’d learned so much since the last time we were in the studio that I knew I could have a stronger voice getting back into the studio again.”

                                                                              Nothin’ But Time reflects Barbara’s headlong journey into the world of psychedelic rock and pop, mixing these heady styles with her already established hard-driving blues-rock approach with warped theremin tones as well as celestial vibes courtesy of DeBorja’s own synth wizardry, as Barbara and her band sought out to create mind-expanding music that’s also firmly rooted in the real.

                                                                              There’s the organ-rich ecstasy of “You Got Me High” and the hair-raising, Cat Power-recalling intimacy of “Devil”; “Me Too” is a searing rumination on the patriarchy’s oppressiveness over punchy strings, while opener “Diamond Light” features rolling drums and miles-long guitar lines, as Barbara’s voice cuts through the atmosphere while ruminating on nostalgia and the perils of looking back. “We can look at things so beautifully, but in hindsight they have another facet to them,” she explains regarding the lyrical perspective.

                                                                              Over the driving beat of “Landslide,” Barbara zooms in on the ways that fate affects our daily living, and the complications that come from taking the wheel yourself. “I’ve been trying to trust my intuition more as I get older,” she explains. “I’m very impressionable, so I find it best for me to focus when there’s nothing else around to influence my decision.” Then there’s the howling title track, which takes on the heavy subject matter of facing down death itself.

                                                                              “Death has always been something that’s hung over my head,” Barbara ruminates while discussing the song. “The idea that we have nothing but time makes me want to throw everything in the air, but I also want to hold on to everything so tightly that I don’t want to move forward.” And ‘Nothin’ But Time’ is defined by such honest self-expressions—a fearlessness that’s at the core of her artistic outlook and overall way of being. “I’m all about not being afraid of your own voice,” Barbara states. “The way out of the hardest times is deep within you. You are enough.”

                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                              Side A
                                                                              1) Diamond Light
                                                                              2) Landslide
                                                                              3) Nothin’ But Time
                                                                              4) Rise
                                                                              5) Me Too
                                                                              6) Weight Of The World
                                                                              Side B
                                                                              7) You Got Me High
                                                                              8) Exist
                                                                              9) Old Soul
                                                                              10) Devil
                                                                              11) Weaning

                                                                              Red Rum Club

                                                                              How To Steal The World

                                                                                Once again melding relatable words of life, love and late nights to the hip-shaking grooves that have ignited numerous festival stages, irrepressible indie-soul-funk six-piece Red Rum Club return with their head-bopping new single, Nightcalling. Their first new material of 2021, the pin-sharp, three-minutes of pure cocktail-swilling, dancefloor-carving magic heralds the release of their third album, How To Steal The World.

                                                                                Unaccustomed to the new ‘wait and see’ conditions of modern living, Red Rum Club bottled their impatience, wrapped up their worries and gathered their thoughts together in cathartic writing and recording sessions for album number three. Reacting with force to dark winter lockdowns and the extended live break, Nightcalling is a story of new love set to the beat of a smooth soundtrack that’s as close to the sound of red-hot Miami as it is the band’s wind-blown, native Mersey.

                                                                                Previous albums, Matador (2019) and The Hollow Of Humdrum (2020) scattered steamy, brass-flecked singles onto radio playlists and across festival fields, with the band somehow fusing a distinct English realism akin to Arctic Monkeys to the hands-high funk of Chic and disco chops of the Bee Gees. A band truly like no other, the 12 tracks that lie in wait on How To Steal The World promise yet another step up in their main stage ambitions.

                                                                                Doran says: “’Nightcalling’ brings disco hooks for the dancefloor that we’re aching to jump onto together. While the club doors remain shut, it should be enjoyed blaring out of car speakers, cruising by on a late-night drive. The track is an energetic and cocky perspective of new love and the irrepressible excitement that accompanies it.”

                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                1. Drown
                                                                                2. Love Me Like You Wanna Be Loved
                                                                                3. Vibrate
                                                                                4. Summer Of Another Lover
                                                                                5. Nightcalling
                                                                                6. Eighteen
                                                                                7. How To Steal The World
                                                                                8. Sweet Degrees
                                                                                9. Come Back, Anna Marie!
                                                                                10. Disappear
                                                                                11. Monaco
                                                                                12. Beautiful Mind 

                                                                                Red Rum Club

                                                                                Vanilla / The River

                                                                                  Extremely limited edition 7” vinyl pressing of Red Rum Club’s infectious new singles Vanilla and The River.

                                                                                  After recently kicking up a dusty, desert-pop storm on their US tour, Liverpool’s funk-infused, brass-driven rock sextet are offering their new wave of American fans a chance to take home a slice of Scouse swagger in the form of a super limited two-track 7” record.

                                                                                  Armed with unapologetically catchy melodies and oozing with an instantly likeable charm, the band have captured the true essence of their personalities on these two new singles. ‘Vanilla’ takes a vicious side-swipe at mundanity and provides the perfect antidote to “vannilla” living with its infectious hook, vibrant brass melody and brooding vocal delivery. Meanwhile, unreleased track ‘The River’ sees the band delve into their emotive side and produce an uplifting and heartwarming song that radiates a feel-good party atmosphere that will make you forget all your troubles in an instant.

                                                                                  Never afraid to wear their hearts on their sleeve, Red Rum Club have distilled the rock and roll flair, endearing lyrical honesty and hip-shaking musical energy of their wide-ranging discography into two tracks that epitomise them as a band. After releasing three albums in as many years, the group have truly refined their unique sound, combining the authentic grit of their native northern England with an eclectic, groove-laden funk sensibility and this exclusive new 7” is the perfect way to sample that concoction in its truest form.

                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                  1. Vanilla
                                                                                  2. The River

                                                                                  Ellie Bleach

                                                                                  No Elegant Way To Sell Out EP

                                                                                    Ellie Bleach releases her debut EP No Elegant Way To Sell Out via the London based tastemaker label Sad Club Records (Clara Mann/John Myrtle). Raised in the seaside commuter town of Southend, Ellie Bleach draws from the rotating cast of bizarre, lonely characters that exist within suburbia — crafting an indie-meets-baroque-pop sound that melds witty lyricism with the strangeness of modern life. Hotly tipped by the likes of The Line Of Best Fit & So Young Magazine, and handpicked by Black Country New Road for their own personally curated festival this autumn.

                                                                                    Taught piano by a pet healer at an early age, a wry, humorous vein runs through Ellie Bleach's music; weaving confessional songwriting with an old school showmanship that spans light whimsy to grandiose theatricality. Inspired by leading female songwriters of the 90s, from Fiona Apple and PJ Harvey to Alanis Morrissette, Ellie Bleach’s charming facade and razor-sharp satire harbours a biting cynicism that lingers restlessly in the wings.

                                                                                    The EP title, No Elegant Way To Sell Out, refers to a lyric from the first verse of 'Precious Feelings' and is emblematic of the whole EP. "I see 'selling out’ as abandoning oneself in pursuit of success, in whatever form that may be. Whether it’s romantic love or industry acclaim, all of the characters in the EP are desperate to be understood and appreciated." says Bleach. The production on the EP was inspired by soft rock and easy listening of the 70s and early 80s. The production on 'Tupperware Party' and 'Precious Feelings' lean towards pastiche, Bleach describes wanting to "paint a vivid picture of the stories told in the lyrics." 'Tupperware Party' features big 80s drums and guitar solos in accordance with the song's story set in 1985, 'Precious Feelings' features Bossa-nova rhythms and smooth Rhodes, as if on a cruise ship with the narrator. 

                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                    Tupperware Party
                                                                                    Precious Feelings
                                                                                    Doing Really Well Thanks
                                                                                    Something Wrong
                                                                                    Big Strong Man

                                                                                    The 8th release on Club Culture Rarities, "Entity" by Mr. Marvin, originally released on Dance Floor Corporation in 1991; is a certified downbeat / post-club classic. Lowering the tempos, maximizing the bliss and with a motif so memorable it gets rolled out across four different versions!

                                                                                    Sounding like a late edition to Pete Wiggs and Bob Stanley's recent "Fell From The Sun" compilation - the track is drizzled in a rosy, post-XTC hue, baggy energy and seriously uplifting vibe; the perfect come-down track absolutely smothered in positive emotion. Three alternative versions take on breaks, street soul and jazzy deep house - all with a decidedly Italian flavour and sophistication and not to forget the seductive Nikita Dreams version with that French female vox. This is the absolute bomb your after party cannot do without! 

                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                    Entity (Fitzcarraldo… Extasy Of Love Mix)
                                                                                    Entity(1st Edition) 
                                                                                    Entity (Jazzy)
                                                                                    Entity (Nikita Dreams) 

                                                                                    The Vacant Lots


                                                                                      Created under isolation, ‘Closure’ is the fourth album from Brooklyn duo The Vacant Lots and is Jared Artaud and Brian MacFadyen’s most fully realised work to date. Out September 30th on Fuzz Club Records, the record packs 8 minimal is maximal salvos into 23 minutes that coalesce into a stun-blast soundtrack for today’s shattered society. New York City’s artistic skyline may have changed immeasurably since the last century, yet the minimalist post-punk/synth-pop duo vividly gouge into the city’s immortal outsider spirit and underground cultural tropes, set against a pulsating backdrop of modern apocalypse.

                                                                                      Laced with evocatively concise and lacerating lyrics delivered detached and deadpan, ‘Closure’s spine-chilling onslaught of towering guitar shrapnel, ethereal metallic synth melodies and cold electronic turbulence comes infused with shades of New Order and Jesus And Mary Chain; the kind of modern disco and post-punk grooves that pillaged New York clubs in the 80s. Inevitably, the penetrating spirit of New York electronic trailblazers Suicide haunts the new record with its subterranean gravitational pull, having previously manifested physically when the two-piece befriended the late Alan Vega – leading to collaborations, support spots and Artaud now co-curating the ‘Vega Vault’ of unreleased material and co-producing and mixing the 2021 lost ‘Mutator’ LP.

                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                      1 Thank You
                                                                                      2 Consolation Prize
                                                                                      3 Eyes Closed
                                                                                      4 Disintegration
                                                                                      5 Obsession
                                                                                      6 Chase
                                                                                      7 Red Desert
                                                                                      8 Burning Bridges

                                                                                      Velma Perkins, Johnson, Hawkins, Tatum & Durr

                                                                                      Yes, My Goodness Yes / You Can’t Blame Me

                                                                                        Two major soul sides, one from the Twinight catalogue, one from Capsoul. Velma Perkins is the sister of guitarist, songwriter and producer Al Perkins (whose Atco 45, ‘Nothing Is Impossible’, was a big Northern sound). A successful songwriter in her own right under her married name Vee Allen, ‘Yes, My Goodness, Yes’ was the flipside of her only Twinight single, her 1970 debut 45 ,‘I’ll Always Love You’.

                                                                                        With more than a touch of Diana-era Supremes, it’s a gorgeous uptempo groove with typical Twinight horns and a funky guitar that could well be Al himself lending a hand. It’s a super rare 45 that never seems to come up for sale these days. Cut with Johnson, Hawkins, Tatum and Durr’s debut single for Capsoul, ‘You Can’t Blame Me’.

                                                                                        Signed to the label by DJ and singer Bill Moss (his ‘Sock It To ‘Em Soul Brother’ on Pama is a corker) as The Revelations, the band changed name and cut two 45s before disappearing. A super soulful funky mid-tempo tune that lets all five (even though there are just four names in their chosen name) vocalists lay down a super plush soundtrack. Punctuated with strings, it’s a magnificent full-on sound that goes for over £30 on seven inch.

                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                        A1. Velma Perkins - Yes, My Goodness Yes
                                                                                        B1. Hawkins Johnson, Tatum & Durr - You Can't Blame Me

                                                                                        Phoebe Green

                                                                                        Lucky Me

                                                                                          24 year old Mancunian alt pop star Phoebe Green's debut studio album 'Lucky Me' is due out in August 2022. Produced by Alex Robertshaw of multi time Mercy Award nominated outfit, Everything Everything and his production partner Tom Fuller, the album announcement comes off the back of supporting Self Esteem, Everything Everything & Baby Queen in one month alone, a BBC Radio 1 Maida Vale session & a Killing Eve sync.

                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                          Break My Heart
                                                                                          Lucky Me
                                                                                          Make It Easy
                                                                                          Crying In The Club
                                                                                          Just A Game
                                                                                          One You Want
                                                                                          Won’t Sit Still
                                                                                          I Wish You Never Saw Me Cry
                                                                                          I Don't Wanna Make You Cold

                                                                                          Coach Party

                                                                                          Nothing Is Real

                                                                                            Coach Party grew up on the Isle of Wight (“it's only a matter of time until you meet pretty much everyone else on the Island,” says Eastwood) and eventually crossed paths as avid music fans - working in venues, playing together and meeting at the same gigs. Coach Party eventually formed after Eastwood and guitarist Steph Norris decided to start playing music together; quickly realising that there was something special about the pair’s songwriting and bond, guitarist Joe Perry and drummer Page joined the ranks. Musically, Coach Party are inspired by a broad palate of artists, but always find themselves drawn back to Nirvana, Sonic Youth and The Strokes, and contemporary artists like Wolf Alice, The Big Moon and Tame Impala. Ultimately though, Coach Party’s primary drive to write and perform music comes from “the often entertaining struggle of real life.” The band still live and work on the Isle of Wight (Jess at a farm park, Guy in a music studio and Steph & Joe in cafes), and describe life on the island as going “through pretty distinct phases of being a great, and a really frustrating place to live.” 

                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                            1. FLAG
                                                                                            2. Shit TV
                                                                                            3. 3 Kisses
                                                                                            4. Weird Me Out
                                                                                            5. Nothing Is Real


                                                                                            We Aren't Getting Out But Tonight We Might

                                                                                              L'objectif are schoolmates Saul Kane (vocals, guitar) and Louis Bullock (drums) - who first formed a band together at the age of 12 - Ezra Glennon (bass) and Dan Richardson (guitar). With each member picking up instruments as children, the young friends - none of whom are over the age of 18 - have a shared love of genres and musicians that belies their tender age: jazz funk, hip-hop, punk, post-punk, and almost everything in between. Also inspired by painters Basquiat and Francis Bacon, L’objectif seek excitement in the intellectually stimulating and subjective; finding thrill in the confusion. 

                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                              1. Same Thing
                                                                                              2. Get Close
                                                                                              3. Feeling Down
                                                                                              4. To Be Honest
                                                                                              5. Thought It Was Real 

                                                                                              Josephine Taylor / Krystal Generation

                                                                                              Is It Worth A Chance / Satisfied

                                                                                                Two tracks from the short-lived Twinight label from Chicago that peaked in the late 1960s and early ‘70s, their biggest star being the super soulful Syl Johnson.

                                                                                                Featuring ‘Is It Worth A Chance’, the flipside of Josephine Taylor’s 1969 single ‘I’ve Made Up My Mind’, original copies of which go for anything between £30 and £100 these days.

                                                                                                A brass peppered funker with a driving bassline behind Josephine’s strutting vocal, it was the climax of her short career that started with three 45s for the Mar-V-Lus label.

                                                                                                Cut with Krystal Generation’s 1970 side ‘Satisfied’, the B-side of their ‘Is It Meant To Be’ that goes for around £75 if you can find a copy.

                                                                                                A female four-piece from Chicago featuring Darlene Arnold, who recorded several sides in her own right as well as half a dozen with Krystal Generation, who also released a couple of singles on Gene Chandler’s Mister Chand label.

                                                                                                ‘Satisfied’ revolves around Darlene’s lead vocal, some glorious harmonies and some sassy Staxlike horns.

                                                                                                Slightly slower paced than Josephine Taylor’s cut - more soulful but just as funky.

                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                Josephine Taylor ‘Is It Worth A Chance’
                                                                                                Krystal Generation ‘Satisfied’


                                                                                                Sunshine State

                                                                                                  Emerging Liverpool based songwriter, producer and multi-instrum multi-instrumentalist Pixey burst onto the scene in September 2020 with her incredible single ‘Just Move’. The track was written, recorded and produced in Pixey’s bedroom in Liverpool - with additional production added b added by frequent Gorillaz and Jamie T collaborator James Dring in London. Her debut EP 'Free To Live In Colour' followed to equal acclaim.

                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                  1. Life In Stereo
                                                                                                  2. Sunshine State
                                                                                                  3. Shine On
                                                                                                  4. Take Me On
                                                                                                  5. Day Dreaming
                                                                                                  6. Heaven 

                                                                                                  Pretty Lightning

                                                                                                  Dust Moves

                                                                                                    ‘Dust Moves’ is the new full-length album from Saarbrücken, Germany-based duo Pretty Lightning. Since forming over a decade ago, the band are now on their fifth full-length, have toured around the UK and Europe on numerous occasions and shared stages with the likes of Moon Duo, Clinic, Kikagaku Moyo and Night Beats, among many others. Arriving following their 2020 LP ‘Jangle Bowls’, ‘Dust Moves’ is the band’s first fully instrumental record and offers up a cinematic journey through meandering desert blues, strung-out psych-rock and widescreen, hypnotic drones. “We´ve been thinking about recording an instrumental album for a while because we particularly like the fluid movement it can create”, the band say, citing contemporary instrumental artists like 75 Dollar Bill and Bobby Lee as influences alongside library music and the experimental synths of Mort Garson or Syrinx.

                                                                                                    “Even if these can be considerably different in genre or style, they can share a similar mood, it’s somehow about ‘sound’ rather than ‘song’.” “Making this record always felt a bit more like sound explorations, less like writing songs”, they continue: “We focused on using new instruments like the mellotron, a self-made “box of creepy tricks” and making guitars sound like they were actually not guitars. Words or lyrics would have just had a restrictive effect here and that wasn´t what we were aiming at. In this manner, the songs on this record resulted from jams and evolved into repetitive and simply flowing instrumental pieces. It was a tonne of fun to make.” 

                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                    1) Glide Gently (Into The Chasm)
                                                                                                    2) Gewgaw For Beginners
                                                                                                    3) Sediment Swing
                                                                                                    4) The Secret's Locked Inside
                                                                                                    5) Thunder Egg
                                                                                                    6) Myth Glyph
                                                                                                    7) Crystal Waltz
                                                                                                    8) The Slow Grinder
                                                                                                    9) Splinter Bowl
                                                                                                    10) Creation Of A Cavity
                                                                                                    11) Purple Grit
                                                                                                    12) Density And Patterns
                                                                                                    13) Powdermill
                                                                                                    14) Enchanted Debris

                                                                                                    Explorers Club


                                                                                                      “Wattage” by The Explorers Club – A special tribute album to classic 60s radio that plays out like a show of the time and features eight cover versions along with many guest singers including Chris Price, Lannie Counts, Ryan Williams and Jeff Celentano.

                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                      1 Intro
                                                                                                      2 Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy
                                                                                                      3 Gimme Little Sign
                                                                                                      4 I’ve Been Lonely Too Long
                                                                                                      5 Come Softly To Me
                                                                                                      6 Hurt So Bad
                                                                                                      7 Tragedy
                                                                                                      8 I’m So Proud
                                                                                                      9 Loving You In Sweeter Than Ever 

                                                                                                      Two Door Cinema Club

                                                                                                      Tourist History - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                        As the first album from the Irish indie group Two Door Cinema Club, ‘Tourist History’ made a splash during the year of its release as one of the best indie albums of the 2010s.

                                                                                                        ‘Tourist History’ won the Choice Music Prize for the 2010 Irish Album Of The Year. The band said it was the first award they had ever won and donated the €10,000 prize money to charity.

                                                                                                        “Unafraid of earwormy choruses and excitable melodies, it’s with ‘Tourist History’ that they managed to embody that rush of pulling a friend up onto your shoulders in the middle of a festival crowd, or the carefree joy of teenage roadtrips and late summer evenings.” - DIY

                                                                                                        ‘Tourist History’ is now available once again on vinyl.

                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                        Cigarettes In The Theatre
                                                                                                        Come Back Home
                                                                                                        Do You Want It All?
                                                                                                        This Is The Life
                                                                                                        Something Good Can Work
                                                                                                        I Can Talk
                                                                                                        Undercover Martyn
                                                                                                        What You Know
                                                                                                        Eat That Up, It’s Good For You
                                                                                                        You’re Not Stubborn

                                                                                                        Working Men's Club

                                                                                                        Fear Fear

                                                                                                          Songs created in the shadow of terror and loss, but that crackle and pop with defiance Fear Fear is a record made for agitating and dancing, for heart and soul, for here, now and tomorrow. It’s a record that explores juxtaposition; that of life and death, acceptance and isolation, environment and humanity, hope and despair, the real world and the digital world. That top to bottom rigour, the complete vision is what makes the second album from Working Men’s Club such a stunning and unique achievement.

                                                                                                          Their critically acclaimed self-titled debut album, released in summer 2020, was the sound of singer and songwriter Syd Minsky-Sargeant processing a teenage life in Todmorden in the Upper Calder Valley. He was 16 when he wrote some of those songs, now 20, he had to get up and out of the Valley. “The first album was mostly a personal documentation lyrically, this is a blur between personal and a third-person perspective of what was going on.” Fear Fear documents the last two years. Yes, there is bleakness – but there is also hope and empathy. “I like the contrast of it being happy, uplifting music and really dark lyrics. It’s not a minimal record, certainly compared to the first one. That’s because there’s been a lot more going on that needed to be said.”

                                                                                                          Making the busy feel finessed and the dreadful feel magical – Fear Fear manages those feats, and then some. Or, as Syd Minksy-Sargeant puts it: “We just set out to make the best-sounding album we could.”

                                                                                                          Fear Fear was produced by Ross Orton (Arctic Monkeys, MIA, Tricky) and recorded at Orton’s studio in Sheffield.

                                                                                                          STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                          Barry says: Working Men's Club return for one of the most anticipated follow-up LP's around. This time sees them treading similar ground to the post-punk indebted debut debut, but imbued with a more dancefloor friendly groove. It's a heady mix, and one that stands as the perfect follow-up for a band at the peak of their game.

                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                          1 19
                                                                                                          2 Fear Fear
                                                                                                          3 Widow
                                                                                                          4 Ploys
                                                                                                          5 Cut
                                                                                                          6 Rapture
                                                                                                          7 Circumference
                                                                                                          8 Heart Attack
                                                                                                          9 Money Is Mine
                                                                                                          10 The Last One

                                                                                                          Regressive Left

                                                                                                          On The Wrong Side Of History

                                                                                                            In dark, troubling times, maybe the most instantly gratifying solace one can seek is a wittily barbed diagnosis of the situation. “The fox has his den. The bee has his hive. The stoat … his stoat-hole,” Stewart Lee once remarked: “But only man chooses to make his nest in an investment opportunity.” Caustic retorts like this are what fuel the debut EP by dance-punk outfit Regressive Left, ‘On The Wrong Side of History’. For pervading through their dynamic and glitching music is a duty to report unflinchingly society’s ills. They are a staunchly political group, but far from your average po-faced by-numbers punk band. There is a gristly social commentary at the band’s core, but the songs themselves are characterised by a need to have fun, to find some kind of solace and escapism from the inevitable rapture.

                                                                                                            Recorded over an intense 5-day spell with in-demand producer Ross Orton (Arctic Monkeys, MIA, Amyl and The Sniffers) in Sheffield, Regressive Left’s debut EP ‘On The Wrong Side of History’ was immortalised over a handful of 11am-1am sessions in his studio. In many ways it is a time capsule of the maelstrom of ideas that got the group to this point in the first place – the infuriating, bleak political climate, and the urge to find escapism from it – consigned to vinyl in one herculean effort. Taking influence from the booming post-punk, funk and disco scenes of New York, Regressive Left’s sound is stark and danceable. Angular guitar scratches meet dirty synth basslines, whilst Simon Tyrie’s Edwyn Collins croon is chased around by effervescent drums. The banal horror of life in Tory Britain expressed with sharp and dry wit, and then set to truly barnstorming and infectious dance music

                                                                                                            Due out July 15th on Bad Vibrations Records, the new EP arrives following a trio of acclaimed singles (‘Eternal Returns’, ‘Take the Hit’, ‘Cream Militia’), tours with the likes of Bodega and Folly Group, festival appearances at End of the Road, Latitude, Great Escape and Wide Awake, and a sold out headline at The Windmill.

                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                            1) The Wrong Side Of History
                                                                                                            2) World On Fire
                                                                                                            3) Bad Faith (ft. Mandy, Indiana)
                                                                                                            4) No More Fun

                                                                                                            Flying Moon In Space


                                                                                                              Leipzig, Germany-based experimental group Flying Moon In Space will release their second album, ‘ZWEI’, on June 24th. Due out via Fuzz Club Records and preceded by UK and EU tour dates through Spring/Summer, the latest album from the six-piece will arrive off the back of their highly-praised and sold-out self-titled debut album and a recent remix 12" that featured reworkings of tracks from the S/T album courtesy of kindred spirits Xiu Xiu, Suuns, A Place To Bury Strangers, Minami Deutsch, Camera and Warm Graves.

                                                                                                              Where Flying Moon In Space's debut album was an extension of their live shows, long improv performances that would last hours at a time, the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown restrictions meant they were forced to reinvent their creative approach on its follow-up. Adopting the childhood game 'Stille Post' (or 'Telephone'), the six members would each send the demos around in a circle, recording a single line or changing up the tempo, until the songs took on a life of their own.

                                                                                                              These demos were then taken into a studio deep in the forests of the Czech Republic and 'ZWEI' was born. "Musically it turned out to be somehow something completely new to us. As a result ZWEI has a more structured, poppy side compared to our debut, even though soundwise we opened up to more experimental layers - using synthesisers for the first time, as well as loops and field recordings of the church and surrounding forest. I guess generally you can say that the process behind this LP was manifold - testing out personal and aesthetic borders, and carrying on our idea of what Flying Moon In Space can be sonically.”

                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                              1) Traum Für Alle
                                                                                                              2) Optimist
                                                                                                              3) This Exists
                                                                                                              4) Power
                                                                                                              5) The Day The Sun Was Made
                                                                                                              6) Illl Ill Ill
                                                                                                              7) Dissoziation
                                                                                                              8) Prophet 

                                                                                                              Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

                                                                                                              The Screaming Gun Demos

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

                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

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

                                                                                                                A staple of the global psychedelic scene, Lover has spent nearly a decade fine-tuning a broken, abstracted form of electronica that pools together a tapestry of trip-hop, synthesised krautrock, dub and dark ambient. Utilising an arsenal of samples, drum machine, analogue synths and live instrumentation, Lover’s is a kaleidoscopic sound that’s J-Dilla, DJ Shadow and Lee Scratch Perry by way of Brian Eno, Kraftwerk and Kluster. Central to Lover’s music is a desire to explore the fringes of psychedelic music and the common threads that run through its far-reaching styles, drawing elements from the past and connecting them to the future.

                                                                                                                Through the years he has released a number of studio albums and beat tapes, remixed the likes of Osees and Night Beats, been resident DJ for the Levitation and Desert Daze festivals and collaborated with the likes of Goat, Anton Newcombe, Cairo Liberation Front and White Fence. Now, Lover returns with his latest studio album, ‘Cosmic Joke’ – a series of synthesised philosophical meditations on modern life, in all its tragicomic absurdity. "'Cosmic Joke' came from observing the rising, compounded absurdity in recent years and seeing structures of normalcy dissolving. It’s my attempt to view these things as part of a higher-order process, through a metaphysical lens rather than an ideological one. It’s been an exercise in holding the paradoxical relationship of comedy and tragedy, joy and pain, growth and decay, scale and decline as part of an interlocked system that, at a deep level, is essential to how we interface with the world.”

                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                Side 1
                                                                                                                1. Stereoscopic View (5:39)
                                                                                                                2. Parallel Pathways (2:46)
                                                                                                                3. Cosmic Joke (4:12)
                                                                                                                4. Ultimate Reality (Question) (1:50)
                                                                                                                5. Infinite Impermanence (2:33)
                                                                                                                6. Order From Chaos (4:26)
                                                                                                                Side 2
                                                                                                                1. Integrated Paradox (2:41)
                                                                                                                2. Deep Time/Complex System (4:03)
                                                                                                                3. A Very Mechanized Dance (3:07)
                                                                                                                4. Experiential Feedback Loop (1:50)
                                                                                                                5. Corresponding Contradiction (3:51)
                                                                                                                6. Reverberative Relationship (2:56)
                                                                                                                7. Linear Return Cycle (3:32)

                                                                                                                Sinead O'Brien

                                                                                                                Time Bend And Break The Bower

                                                                                                                  Communing at the triangulation of words, music and image, O’Brien has always conjured powerful worlds: but none more powerful, or as immersive, than on her debut record. In the space that exists between her delivery – at once wry, silky, vicious, and self-assured – and the music – a dynamic, dancing call-and-response from her collaborators, guitarist Julian Hanson and drummer Oscar Robertson – lies a productive tension. Using a method of creating on-instinct, in constant communication with multisensory cues, O’Brien is carving out a space as a musical oracle for an ever-shifting era. The 11-track album was produced by indie super-producer Dan Carey (Fontaines DC, Squid, Black Midi, Kae Temptest, Bat For Lashes, Hot Chip, Franz Ferdinand) and recorded in his south London studio Mr Dan’s in late 2021.

                                                                                                                  “The story of the album is built up in layers; one song giving context to the next” explains Sinead; “I thought about becoming undressed; testing my ideas, my voice. Working myself out across themes of identity, curiosity, creative process. Experimenting with the form and shape of language, using tone and delivery to get to the immediate centre of what I am saying. The record opens and closes with poems, these tracks have a really clear direction - a form which is set apart from the ‘songs’. I hold stops in different places, moving emphatically through the lyrics, changing the meaning. No punctuation - only the voice mapping out the way.”

                                                                                                                  “The album title “Time Bend and Break The Bower”, from the song ‘Multitudes’, came into my head and made its demands, an idea that pressed on me throughout the record. It has a very active role. The clock symbol is enlarged, it looms like a moon over my activity watching, counting me down to zero. Dripping with self-sabotage and the feeling of being chased; it pulls and pushes against the verses which talk of ’Multitudes’; the things that faithfully come back - the images, the words, creativity. It is creativity itself.”

                                                                                                                  Since 2020, O’Brien has garnered international critical acclaim from titles like Rolling Stone, DIY, Dazed, Dork, Loud & Quiet, NME, Paste, Stereogum, The FADER, The Guardian, The Quietus, and AnOther Magazine, among others. O’Brien has also been consistently supported on national radio: she counts Jack Saunders at BBC Radio 1, and Steve Lamacq and Amy Lamé at BBC Radio 6 Music as champions of her music, with the latter station giving two tracks a spot on their B List. And O’Brien is building on her US support from the likes of Seattle’s KEXP alongside appearances at SXSW – in virtual form in 2021, and live with her band in Texas later this spring.

                                                                                                                  With a background on the design teams for John Galliano and, later, Vivienne Westwood, it’s no surprise that raven-haired O’Brien’s cultural touchstones also span a rich history of art, photography, film, dance and movement: from Helmut Newton femme fatales and Henri Cartier-Bresson’s bleak landscapes to modern performance by Michael Clark and Michael Laub companies, to the writings of Virginia Woolf and Samuel Beckett. Recently tapped by Alessandro Micele’s Gucci to perform, it’s clear that O’Brien’s esoteric instincts will continue to inspire those beyond the industry as well as within it.

                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                  1. Pain Is The Fashion Of The Spirit
                                                                                                                  2. Salt
                                                                                                                  3. Girlkind
                                                                                                                  4. End Of Days
                                                                                                                  5. Like Culture
                                                                                                                  6. The Rarest Kind
                                                                                                                  7. Holy Country
                                                                                                                  8. Spare For My Size, Me
                                                                                                                  9. There Are Good Times Coming
                                                                                                                  10. Multitudes
                                                                                                                  11. Go Again

                                                                                                                  Black Lizard


                                                                                                                    Staples of the Scandinavian psychedelic underground since they formed back in 2008, Helsinki's Black Lizard are returning with their fourth album ‘Heads’. Due out June 3rd on Fuzz Club, the new album arrives following 2018’s ‘Celebration Of A New Dawn’, several tours around Europe, collaborations with Anton Newcombe and Sonic Boom, and shared stages with the likes of Brian Jonestown Massacre, DIIV, Allah-Las, The Horrors and many more. Talking about the record, their first piece of new music in four years, Black Lizard said: “We have been working on ‘Heads’ for the past few years, taking our time. The main theme on this record is going forward in life and getting better. From the more 60s psych of ‘Celebration Of A New Dawn’ we’ve gone for a more straight-up garage-rock sound on this one.” The resulting ‘Heads’ LP sees raw, fuzzy guitars combine with infectious echo-soaked vocals and driving rhythm sections to create a record that trades in a timeless rock’n’roll hedonism.

                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                    1) Leather Dreams
                                                                                                                    2) Killfire
                                                                                                                    3) Trouble Ahead
                                                                                                                    4) Trash
                                                                                                                    5) Dirty Rug
                                                                                                                    6) Aether
                                                                                                                    7) Soul Riot
                                                                                                                    8) 66Sick
                                                                                                                    9) No More Rain
                                                                                                                    10) Adore Me
                                                                                                                    11) Let The Light Keep Shining On

                                                                                                                    Night Beats

                                                                                                                    Live At Valentine (RSD22 EDITION)

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                                                                                                                      Newly recorded live session on coloured vinyl.

                                                                                                                      No Monster Club

                                                                                                                      Deadbeat Effervescent

                                                                                                                        The improbable missing link between ABBA and Daniel Johnston - RIYL Sparks, Electric Light Orchestra, Orange Juice.

                                                                                                                        Their music has been variously referred to as "garage rock" (Austin Town Hall), "no bullshit pop" (Tiny Mix Tapes)
                                                                                                                        "jangle-thrash" (My Old Kentucky Blog) 
                                                                                                                        " lo-fi-tropicalsurf-pop" (Nialler9) 
                                                                                                                        " b e d r o o m indie" (Impose Magazine)
                                                                                                                        "sugary artpop" (Gimme Tinnitus)
                                                                                                                        "new wave-y indie rock" (Brooklyn Vegan)
                                                                                                                        "like a stripped-down, sugar high Pet Sounds" (NYLON Magazine) 
                                                                                                                        "a bit like Girl Talk" (Vice Magazine)

                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                        1. Waterfight
                                                                                                                        2. Save The Circus
                                                                                                                        3. Black And White
                                                                                                                        4. Spaceman's Gold
                                                                                                                        5. Telly Worldwide
                                                                                                                        6. MacGuyver
                                                                                                                        7. The Trundling Path
                                                                                                                        8. Ctrl-Alt-Delete
                                                                                                                        9. A Bugle Call
                                                                                                                        10. Case By Case Basis
                                                                                                                        11. Ticker Tape Parade
                                                                                                                        12. Walk The Plank 

                                                                                                                        Culture Club Rarities reissue this suuuuper lush beach-ball house blueprint from 1992. "Desire" by Aural may possibly be one of the most fun-loving, innocent and playful tracks of the dream house era! The only track produced by the Aural project (the trio of Davide Rizzatti, Fabrizio Lazzari, Paolo Martini), it was originally release on the Creative Label and has become a well-loved staple in many Italian house Dj sets.

                                                                                                                        Reissued with all three mixes, including the percussion heavy "Fabrice Africa Pain" which definitely gives Joe Classell's Instant House project a run for its money in terms of hypnotic, African-informed deep house perfection! Meanwhile, the "Martini Club Mix" keeps it on the beaches, blue skies and dashing whites lighting up the scene whilst waves splash and a beach ball drifts in from afar. The disco-sampled vocal given a fiery focus of love, yearning and, indeed, "Desire".

                                                                                                                        Essential repress for your deep house collection! 

                                                                                                                        STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                        Matt says: Culture Club Rarities deliver us a lesser known beachball house hit from 1992 with all three mixes included for posterity and enjoyment.

                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                        Desire (Martini Club Mix)
                                                                                                                        Desire (Fabrice 4AM Mix)
                                                                                                                        Desire (Fabrice Africa Pain)

                                                                                                                        Jimmy James & The Vagabonds / Sonya Spence

                                                                                                                        This Heart Of Mine / Let Love Flow On (RSD22 EDITION)

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

                                                                                                                          A transparent blue vinyl version of our best selling Northern Soul release. With exclusive black and white label design.

                                                                                                                          The Let Go

                                                                                                                          Delete My Feelings

                                                                                                                            Delete My Feelings is The Let Go's debut EP on Chess Club Records. The mixtape features self-produced bangers 'Woke' and 'Vegas' as well as current single 'Last Year's Model Club', which features additional production from Oscar Scheller (PinkPantheress, Arlo Parks, Ashnikko). The Let Go are Cole and Scout, 19-year-old Washington natives who relocated to the UK to attend LIPA in Liverpool. They write and produce all their own work together, with influences ranging from The 1975 and Billy Joel to Brockhampton and Dominic Fike, drawing influence from bedroom pop, hip hop, punk, indie and everything in between to create their own unique sonic landscape made for the here and now. 

                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                            1. Delete My Feelings
                                                                                                                            2. Vegas
                                                                                                                            3. Woke
                                                                                                                            4. Last Year's Model Club
                                                                                                                            5. Beabadoobee
                                                                                                                            6. Ghost

                                                                                                                            Victor Romero Evans / The Detonators

                                                                                                                            At The Club / Lift Off

                                                                                                                            Diggin deep, two treasured cuts from the John Collins vaults, remastered, reissued and sounding oh so weighty. The lush Lovers vibe of Victor Romero Evans - At The Club and the mind-bending, cosmic, space-echoed dub from The Detonators - Lift Off.

                                                                                                                            Both written and produced by the mighty John Collins, producer of some seminal tracks from the likes of Janet Kay and Rick Clarke, it was his production prowess on these two tracks that led Jerry Dammers to get Collins in to produce The Specials - Ghost Town / Why? / Friday Night, Saturday Morning after hearing the magic of this EP. With originals trading hands for £70 it's high time a reissue came around.

                                                                                                                            STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                            Matt says: Delightful 12" showcasing a sozzled ska-reggae track perfect for drinking too much Dragon Stout this bank holiday weekend. On the flip a twisted, tape-echoed dub exercise so ganja-soaked I convinced myself it was already 4:20! Again, if you're aiming to get horizontal this weekend this is the disc for you!

                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                            A1. Victor Romero Evans - At The Club
                                                                                                                            B1. The Detonators - Lift Off

                                                                                                                            Various Artists

                                                                                                                            Mr Bongo Record Club Vol. 5

                                                                                                                              Curating these compilations, where Mr Bongo share their latest musical discoveries and old favourites from the global stage, is always a labour of love. This selection is less dancefloor driven than their previous volumes, as fewer opportunities for live events drove them to explore other paths and styles in the musical spectrum. But, whether you're DJing for a kitchen or a club, there is still a generous serving of spicy dancefloor magic.

                                                                                                                              For Volume 5, Mr Bongo looked to a broad church - from Brazil to Cuba, Ghana, Jamaica, Japan, Mauritania, South Africa, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, the UK, and the US. They pulled songs from the 70s up to the present day and feature a stellar cast of artists. There's an exclusive track from Sven Wunder which was recorded solely for this compilation. There's also a track from Admin which was released as a private press 7" at the start of 2021 and one they felt was far too good to only be available for the lucky few. You'll also discover one of their most treasured Gyedu Blay Ambolley productions, a full-force African disco colossus!

                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                              1. John Barry-Moore - Abertura De "Os Inocentes”
                                                                                                                              2. Willy Chirino - Sing A Song (Canten Mi Canción)
                                                                                                                              3. Malouma – Nebine
                                                                                                                              4. Yasuaki Shimizu - Karachi
                                                                                                                              5. Mariah - Shinzo No Tobira
                                                                                                                              6. Mave & Dave - You Are Delicious
                                                                                                                              7. Mark Capanni - I Believe In Miracles
                                                                                                                              8. Admin - Step Into Light
                                                                                                                              9. Phillip Malela – Tiba Kamo
                                                                                                                              10. Gyedu Blay Ambolley - Let's Be Happy (Disco Mix)
                                                                                                                              11. Tyrone Evans - Rise Up (Discomix)
                                                                                                                              12. Stimela – I Hate Telling A Lie
                                                                                                                              13. Eamon - Ready For War
                                                                                                                              14. Sven Wunder – Mosaic
                                                                                                                              15. Hiroshi Suzuki – Romance
                                                                                                                              16. Tetê Da Bahia – Duplo Sentido
                                                                                                                              17. Malouma – Yarab

                                                                                                                              Drive-By Truckers

                                                                                                                              Welcome 2 Club XIII

                                                                                                                                On the title track to Welcome 2 Club XIII, Drive-By Truckers pay homage to the Muscle Shoals honky-tonk where founding members Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley got their start: a concrete-floored dive lit like a disco, with the nightly promise of penny beer and truly dubious cover bands. “There were no cool bars in town and Club XIII was the best we had—but it wasn’t all that good, and our band wasn’t particularly liked there,” says Hood, referring to the vocalist/guitarists’ former band Adam’s House Cat. “From time to time the owner would throw us a Wednesday night or let us open for a hair-metal band we were a terrible fit for, and everyone would hang out outside until we were done playing. It wasn’t very funny at the time, but it’s funny to us now.” The 14th studio album from Drive-By Truckers—whose lineup also includes keyboardist/guitarist Jay Gonzalez, bassist Matt Patton, and drummer Brad Morgan—Welcome 2 Club XIII looks back on their formative years with both deadpan pragmatism and profound tenderness, instilling each song with the kind of lived-in detail that invites bittersweet reminiscence of your own misspent youth.

                                                                                                                                Produced by longtime Drive-By Truckers collaborator David Barbe and mainly recorded at his studio in Athens, Georgia, Welcome 2 Club XIII took shape over the course of three frenetic days in summer 2021—a doubly extraordinary feat considering that the band had no prior intentions of making a new album. “We had some shows coming up and decided to get together and practice, since we hadn’t even seen each other in a year and a half because of the pandemic,” Hood recalls. “We started demoing song ideas, and pretty soon we realized we had a whole record. It was all sort of magical.” Featuring background vocals from the likes of Margo Price, R.E.M.’s Mike Mills, and Mississippi-bred singer/songwriter Schaefer Llana, Welcome 2 Club XIII was recorded live with most songs cut in one or two takes, fully harnessing the band’s freewheeling energy. “For us it’s always about just getting together and having fun, but this time there was the added feeling of being set free after a long time of wondering if we’d ever get to do this again,” notes Cooley.

                                                                                                                                Arriving as the band enters its 26th year, Welcome 2 Club XIII marks a sharp departure from the trenchant commentary of The Unraveling and The New OK (both released in 2020). “All our records are political to some extent, but after making three overtly political records in a row we wanted to do something much more personal,” says Hood. A hypnotic introduction to the album’s sprawling autobiography, “The Driver” kicks off Welcome 2 Club XIII with a seven-minute-long, darkly thrilling epic punctuated with lead-heavy riffs and Llana’s unearthly vocals. “Around the same era of Club XIII, I spent a lot of time driving around late at night when I couldn’t sleep, listening to music loud and often having a beer or two,” says Hood. “Sometimes during those drives I’d have these epiphanies about what to do with my life—like listening to Tim by The Replacements not long after it came out and deciding to drop out of school to try and make this whole band thing work.”

                                                                                                                                STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                Barry says: This sounds like classic DBT, country leaning indie rock imbued with a hazy southern groove. It's heavy in parts, but also nuanced and cohesive. For a band coming on 30 years together, they're showing no signs of slowing down or faltering. A brilliantly uplifting and well humoured new entry in their storied history.

                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                1. The Driver
                                                                                                                                2. Maria's Awful Disclosure
                                                                                                                                3. Shake And Pine
                                                                                                                                4. We Will Never Wake You In The Morning
                                                                                                                                5. Welcome 2 Club XIII
                                                                                                                                6. Forged In Hell And Heaven Sent
                                                                                                                                7. Every Single Storied Flameout
                                                                                                                                8. Billy Ringo In The Dark
                                                                                                                                9. Wilder Days

                                                                                                                                The Jesus And Mary Chain

                                                                                                                                Live At Barrowland - 2022 Reissue

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

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

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

                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

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

                                                                                                                                  The Jesus And Mary Chain

                                                                                                                                  Damage And Joy - 2022 Expanded Reissue

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

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

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

                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

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



                                                                                                                                      At times percussive and dancey, at others hypnotic and cinematic, the largely synthesiser-driven soundscapes of 'L’Orée' feel both of the past and the future. It’s the sound of two different worlds – a record capable of being as primal and ritualistic as it is synthesised and digitally manipulated. Where the band’s prior minimal Krautrock (see their 2019 ‘Sinie Sinie’ LP) might have brought to mind cold, dark post-industrial cities, ‘L’Orée’s kosmische experimentalism takes you instead on an instrumental journey through the natural wilderness via the medium of shape-shifting psychedelic electronics.

                                                                                                                                      That ‘L’Orée’ explores a more natural and organic sound than heard on their previous releases owes largely to the environment it was made in. Recorded in a tucked-away house in the French countryside that bordered on a surrounding forest, Ashinoa recall sessions spent soaking up their surroundings with a number of collaborators coming in and out to perform on the record: “The house we recorded the album in was kind of in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by douglas pine trees.

                                                                                                                                      From this proximity to the forest, we wanted to take our soundscapes to a place we’ve never been before. Before we were surrounded by concrete, and then far from it. We were looking for a new listening place, to discover new intriguing sounds. We had laid down the basis of the album and then musician friends that would visit us at the time were invited to participate in the making of the album, each one of them bringing a touch of their own.” Since forming in 2015, the French five-piece comprised of Chris Poincelot, Matteo Fabbri, Jérémy Labarre, Paul Renard and Ghazi Frini have been at the forefront of the alternative scene in their home city of Lyon.

                                                                                                                                      Initially associated with the city’s Misère Records movement and collective, the band have now signed to London-based label Fuzz Club Records (Night Beats, Tess Parks, The Underground Youth) for their latest. It follows the band's debut 'Sinie Sinie' LP and a vinyl-only release of the 'Koalibi' single as part of Fuzz Club's Reverb Conspiracy compilation series. Having toured around France on a number of occasions Ashinoa have also through the years shared stages with the likes of Metz, Flamingods, Tomaga, Warmduscher, Bo Ningen, Kikagaku Moyo, Minami Deutsch, The Holydrug Couple and many more.

                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                      1) Vermillion
                                                                                                                                      2) Koalibi
                                                                                                                                      3) Feu De Joie
                                                                                                                                      4) Space Cow
                                                                                                                                      5) Falling Forever
                                                                                                                                      6) Fuel Of Sweet
                                                                                                                                      7) Unknown To Myself
                                                                                                                                      8) Selvatica
                                                                                                                                      9) BAde BaidebSz
                                                                                                                                      10) Disguised In Orbit
                                                                                                                                      11) Yzmenet
                                                                                                                                      12) Outro

                                                                                                                                      Warm Graves


                                                                                                                                        Arriving seven years on from their 2014 debut album ‘Ships Will Come’, Warm Graves (the moniker of Leipzig-based composer Jonas Wehner) return with their second studio album, ‘Ease’, on Fuzz Club Records. This seven-year gestation between the two albums brings with it a transformation in the creative process of Warm Graves, much like the human body exchanges its cells every seven years – our human bodies being both the same and wholly other. “For me, ‘Ease’ always comes back to the idea of transformation”, Wehner says: “In this case, from struggle to ease, choirs to whispers, rush to patience, light to dark. Those 7 years didn’t pass lightly. Life took a lot of turns and I had a lot to learn. It’s all in there compressed in 9 tracks.”

                                                                                                                                        Where 2014’s ‘Ships Will Come’ dealt in ethereal, dream-like atmospherics guided by an operatic choir, ‘Ease’ offers a collection of harsher, more experimental electronic works touching on dark ambient drone, austere coldwave and synthesised kosmische musik. The transitions in this new album are more violent than before, expressing the difficult personal and social upheavals of its composition period. The choir is now absent and Wehner’s own voice assumes a more central, hypnotic stance. The soundscapes of the first album make way for something darker and a concentration of melody into a single voice – a voice no longer collective, but embodying both isolation and intimacy. "I've lit my own fate", Wehner sings in ‘Sun Escape’. A fate which he firmly places under the microscope across this album.

                                                                                                                                        Warm Graves was brought to life by Jonas Marc Anton Wehner in 2012. In the years following the release of their epic 2014 debut ‘Ships Will Come’, Warm Graves soon found themselves touring with the likes of Exploded View and Moon Duo and sharing stages with The Soft Moon, Crystal Stilts, Efterklang and Moonface, among many others. As well as headline tours around Europe of their own, they’ve also appeared at such international festivals as The Great Escape, ATP, Iceland Airwaves, Roskilde and Eindhoven Psych Lab. Having spent the last few years quietly working on ‘Ease’ in the shadows, Warm Graves is now emerging once again as both a live and recording force – and doing so with a new live band, new album and reissue of ‘Ships Will Come’ (also released via their new label Fuzz Club Records) in tow.

                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                        1) Atoria
                                                                                                                                        2) Black Wine
                                                                                                                                        3) Neon
                                                                                                                                        4) Sun Escape
                                                                                                                                        5) Cara
                                                                                                                                        6) Deliria
                                                                                                                                        7) Nightfall/Daylight
                                                                                                                                        8) Ease
                                                                                                                                        9) Sound Sleeper

                                                                                                                                        Flying Moon In Space

                                                                                                                                        Remix EP

                                                                                                                                          Following the release of their self-titled debut album in December 2020, Flying Moon In Space – a Leipzig-based group that deal in an experimental melting pot of psychedelic pop, krautrock, techno and math-rock – are now releasing a new EP made up of remixes of tracks from the debut album by the likes of Xiu Xiu, Suuns, A Place To Bury Strangers, Minami Deutsch, Camera and Warm Graves.

                                                                                                                                          On the new EP, which is released digitally and on 12" vinyl by London-based label Fuzz Club, Jamie Stewart of prolific American experimental group Xiu Xiu pushes the industrial 4/4 psych of 'Faces' to IDM extremes, Brooklyn noise-rock heavyweights A Place To Bury Strangers give 'The Observer' a feedback-blasted redux and Montreal art-rockers Suuns turn 'Steam Water Solid' into an 81-second assault on the senses. Elsewhere, German group Camera transform 'Where Lovers Meet' into a piece of hedonistic synthesised krautrock and Japanese band Minami Deutsch inject the sinister 'Ardor' with a motorik dark disco groove. Closing the EP is a beautifully slow-burning and atmospheric reworking of 'Baustelle' courtesy of fellow Leipzig experimentalists and Fuzz Club label-mates Warm Graves.

                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                          1) Flying Moon In Space - Where Lovers Meet (Camera Remix)
                                                                                                                                          2) Flying Moon In Space - Faces (Xiu Xiu Remix)
                                                                                                                                          3) Flying Moon In Space - The Observer (A Place To Bury Strangers Remix)
                                                                                                                                          4) Flying Moon In Space - Ardor (Minami Deutsch Remix)
                                                                                                                                          5) Flying Moon In Space - Steam Water Solid (Suuns Remix)
                                                                                                                                          6) Flying Moon In Space - Baustelle (Warm Graves Remix)

                                                                                                                                          Boy Harsher

                                                                                                                                          The Runner (OST)

                                                                                                                                            Boy Harsher’s latest release, ‘The Runner (Original Soundtrack)’, is an exorcism.

                                                                                                                                            Augustus Muller and Jae Matthews’ fifth release entitled ‘The Runner (Original Soundtrack)’ is not a traditional album. Rather, it is the soundtrack to a short film, also entitled ‘The Runner’. The film, written, produced, and directed by the duo, is a searching horror film, attached to a meta-style “documentary” about Boy Harsher’s recording process. The album includes several distinct components: cinematic arrangements, vocal features, and of course classic Boy Harsher dark pop.

                                                                                                                                            Last year, in the midst of the obvious chaos (the global pandemic), but additionally with Jae’s MS diagnosis, Augustus started working on moody, cinematic sketches. It was uncertain what these pieces would become, other than catharsis. In Jae’s period of convalescence, she kept thinking about this sinister character: a woman running through the woods. Together, they developed this idea further into a film. They were unable to tour, a drastic (and isolating) shift in their career, and making ‘club music’ did not feel right. But there was so much they needed to get out. The next Boy Harsher release would be a reconciliation of this time. The album processes feelings of universal anxiety and the confrontation of at home illness. A necessary expulsion during a time of unrest.

                                                                                                                                            The album opens with “Tower”. The only track on ‘The Runner (Original Soundtrack)’ that Boy Harsher has previously played live, but never recorded. The song is an incantation, with its pulsing synth and Jae’s begging vocals. A spell about desire and impending destruction. Jae asks 'But are you honest? Do you trust? You trust in me?' Questions answered by her desperate yells. It starts both the film and the soundtrack with a heavy presence.

                                                                                                                                            Two songs on ‘The Runner (Original Soundtrack)’ feature vocalists other than Jae Matthews. He allows a distinct sound for both vocalists and really leans into the possibility of divergent genres. “Machina”, is a HI-NRG homage, performed by Mariana Saldaña of Boan, and “Autonomy” a new wave tribute, performed by Cooper B. Handy of Lucy. Augustus Muller fully embraces the soundtrack ethos, by creating fictional ‘bands’ to generate additional content.

                                                                                                                                            ‘The Runner (Original Soundtrack)’ is exactly what’s in the name: a soundtrack. At first the shape of the release was nebulous - yet once realized the album is dynamic. It serves as the story of the running figure and her musical accompaniment. Those expecting a traditional release will be surprised, but not disappointed.

                                                                                                                                            STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                            Mine says: Cold wave darlings Boy Harsher return with a new record as well as a horror film written, produced, and directed by the US duo. The accompanying soundtrack is everything you could want from a Boy Harsher album. Dark and mysterious, yet catchy and danceable, it is up there with some of their best work.

                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                            A1. Tower
                                                                                                                                            A2. Give Me A Reason
                                                                                                                                            A3. Autonomy (Feat. Lucy - Cooper B. Handy)
                                                                                                                                            A4. The Ride Home
                                                                                                                                            B1. Escape
                                                                                                                                            B2. Machina (Feat. Ms. BOAN - Mariana Saldaña)
                                                                                                                                            B3. Untitled (Piano)
                                                                                                                                            B4. I Understand

                                                                                                                                            Sei Still

                                                                                                                                            Fuzz Club Session

                                                                                                                                              Arriving right off the back of their second album 'El Refugio' which was released in November 2021 via Fuzz Club Records, Mexican post-punk/krautrock group Sei Still are back with a 'Fuzz Club Session' LP that's due out January 21st 2022. Having upped sticks from Mexico City to Berlin, Sei Still's Fuzz Club Session was recorded live at Berlin's Monoton Studio back in October 2020 and is comprised of five tracks from the newly-released 'El Refugio' LP: 'Esperando' (later titled 'Saldados Caidos' on 'El Refugio'), 'Hombre Animal', 'Las Puertas De La Noche', 'Me Persigue' and 'Se Asoma el Sol' (later 'Solsticio'). 'El Refugio' and the session LP set to be released in support capture a new era for Sei Still. The expansive Krautrock jams heard on their 2020 self-titled debut have evolved into a dark, motorik post-punk sound that owes far more to 70s punk, goth-rock and Spanish New Wave than any kosmische travellers. The session is released on 180g black or white vinyl with a printed inner sleeve and is accompanied by a series of videos recorded during the session.

                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                              1) Esperando (Saldados Caidos)
                                                                                                                                              2) Hombre Animal
                                                                                                                                              3) Las Puertas De La Noche
                                                                                                                                              4) Me Persigue
                                                                                                                                              5) Se Asoma El Sol (Solsticio)

                                                                                                                                              The Third Sound

                                                                                                                                              First Light

                                                                                                                                                On August 27th 2021 The Third Sound released their fifth album ‘First Light’ on Fuzz Club Records and it is now being given a second pressing after selling out upon release the first time aorund. Dealing in a hypnotic blend of neo-psychedelia, post-punk and new wave, The Third Sound is a Berlin-based band led by the Icelandic musician Hákon Aðalsteinsson, who is the guitarist in Brian Jonestown Massacre and formerly played in the cult rock’n’roll outfit Singapore Sling. A mainstay of the European psych underground in his own right, not just through his collaborations with the likes of Anton Newcombe and Tess Parks, The Third Sound has been Hakon’s primary solo endeavor since the release of his self-titled debut on Newcombe’s A Recordings a decade ago. Arriving following 2018’s ‘All Tomorrow’s Shadows’ LP, ‘First Light’ marks an evolution into a brighter and at times uplifting sound.

                                                                                                                                                Marrying moments of light and dark, the result is The Third Sound’s most dynamic full-length to date. Talking about the album, Hakon said: “This album is definitely less gloomy than the previous one, although some ghosts from the past are lurking in the background. We always try to make something new on each album and never make the same album over again, but this feels like an even bigger change than usual, especially regarding the mood. Something new is beginning although the past is not forgotten. I think the title, First Light, describes the overall feel of the record pretty well.” ‘First Light’ is the fifth full-length from The Third Sound and arrives off the back of 2018’s ‘All Tomorrow’s Shadows’, 2016’s ‘Gospels of Degeneration’, 2013’s ‘The Third Sound of Destruction and Creation’ and their 2011 self-titled debut. With Hakon Aðalsteinsson leading the group on vocals and guitar, the rest of the band is currently comprised of Robin Hughes (Guitar / Organ), Fred Sunesen (Drums) and Andreas Miranda (Bass). With a number of European tours in tow, the band have previously shared the stage with the likes of the Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Warlocks, Singapore Sling, Crocodiles, Clinic, Tess Parks and more.

                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                1) Tidal Wave
                                                                                                                                                2) Your Love Is Evol
                                                                                                                                                3) This Is The Only Way I Know
                                                                                                                                                4) Ghosts Of Memphis
                                                                                                                                                5) Dissociation
                                                                                                                                                6) Hex
                                                                                                                                                7) Stay For Another
                                                                                                                                                8) Not Even Jesus
                                                                                                                                                9) I Don't Need Anything Anymore

                                                                                                                                                Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

                                                                                                                                                Beat The Devil's Tattoo - Love Record Stores 2021 Edition

                                                                                                                                                  Love Record Stores Edition available instore from 10am on Saturday September 4th, any remaining copies will be available on online from 9pm on the same day.
                                                                                                                                                  Limited to one per person.

                                                                                                                                                  Warm Graves

                                                                                                                                                  Ships Will Come

                                                                                                                                                    'Ships Will Come' is the highly acclaimed debut album from Leipzig, Germany-based outfit Warm Graves. On the LP, Warm Graves deliver surreal, dream-like atmospherics that are underpinned by repetitive, organic rhythms and echoing vocals, performed by a self-taught choir composed of a collective of friends. Across the seven perfectly structured and interwoven tracks, Warm Graves create a sci-fi soundtrack that manages to be as gorgeously mesmerising and ethereal as it is anthemic and empowering. Originally released in 2014, the album is now being reissued by their new label home, the London-based Fuzz Club Records. Having spent the last few years out of sight and quietly working on new music, Jonas Wehner’s Warm Graves have now completed their long-awaited second album which is set to be released via Fuzz Club in 2022. Until then, their fantastic debut, ‘Ships Will Come’, is now available to stream/download on all digital platforms once again and will have a vinyl reissue arriving on December 3rd. Warm Graves have previously toured with Exploded View and Moon Duo and also supported The Soft Moon, Crystal Stilts, Efterklang and Moonface.

                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                    1) Ravachol
                                                                                                                                                    2) Penumbra
                                                                                                                                                    3) Cold Women
                                                                                                                                                    4) Ships Will Come
                                                                                                                                                    5) Best Ezra
                                                                                                                                                    6) Headlines
                                                                                                                                                    7) Rouleaux 

                                                                                                                                                    Adelaide based producer Mell Hall graces Club Sweat with the main room pressure of "Knock Knock". Featuring Thandi Phoenix on vocal duties, the track is a certified modern disco-funk masterpiece! 

                                                                                                                                                    Drawing inspiration from the likes of Horse Meat Disco, Dimitri From Paris and Dr. Packer, "Knock Knock" builds suspense with an uplifting piano melody, before exploding into an energetic and vibrant chorus filled with a bumping bassline, horns and quintessential disco guitar chords. All with that hi-def, galvanized production that makes it beam outta the speaker stacks in all its multicoloured glory.Comes with a vibrant dub plus two chunky remixes. Dr. Packer doing what he does best and teases out the tension, looping up bits of the piano and vocal to devastating effect. Mark Lower opts for a decidedly more electric and boogie-informed route, working filters and white noise whooshes around that sumptious vocal and dropping into some seriously heavy electro-boogie flurries. Absolutely massive! 

                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                    Side 1
                                                                                                                                                    1. Knock Knock
                                                                                                                                                    2. Knock Knock (dub)
                                                                                                                                                    Side 2
                                                                                                                                                    1. Knock Knock (Dr Packer Remix)
                                                                                                                                                    2. Knock Knock (Mark Lower Remix)

                                                                                                                                                    Working Men's Club

                                                                                                                                                    X - Remixes (Paranoid London And Minsky Rock)

                                                                                                                                                      Following the recent release of 'X', the first new music from Working Men’s Club since their acclaimed self-titled debut was released in the autumn of 2020, the band share remixes from Paranoid London and Minsky Rock.

                                                                                                                                                      A side project of Syd from the band and producer Ross Orton, the Minsky Rock remix channels the energy of the primetime Detroit electro of Aux 88 or Cybertron while Paranoid London, the duo made up of Quinn Whalley and Gerardo Delgardo, turn in a bubbling 303 drenched acid workout.

                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                      A1. X Paranoid London Remix
                                                                                                                                                      A2. X Minsky Rock Remix

                                                                                                                                                      B1. X Paranoid London Remix (Instrumental)
                                                                                                                                                      B2. X Minsky Rock Remix (Instrumental)

                                                                                                                                                      Helene Smith

                                                                                                                                                      True Love Don't Grow On Trees / Sure Thing

                                                                                                                                                        A Deep City Records release (one of five for Helene Smith) that originally came out in 1965 on the Miami-based label, ‘True Love Don't Grow On Trees’ is a gorgeous mid-tempo soulful heartbreaker, while the flipside and its wandering guitar line sounds like girl group buried treasure that would have sounded fantastic covered by Dusty Springfield. In the hands of Helene Smith, both tracks are nothing short of magnificent. These two tracks only previously appeared as a long-lost single that goes for £300 a pop these days. Acclaimed as the First Lady Of Miami Soul, Helene Smith came back into prominence with the issue of Numero’s 2006 ‘Eccentric Soul’ album of Deep City cuts.

                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                        Helene Smith - True Love Don’t Grow On Trees
                                                                                                                                                        Helene Smith - Sure Thing

                                                                                                                                                        Cindy & The Playmates / Paul Kelly

                                                                                                                                                        Don't Stop This Train / The Upset

                                                                                                                                                        Cindy & The Playmates, led by Cindy Redd (later of The Voices) and backed by Wanda Cunningham and Manesbia Pierce, deliver an upbeat funky floor filler. Copies go for between £300-400 pounds for this storming and evocative fist-clenching gem which builds dramatically with strings and an emotive lead vocal. Cut with Paul Kelly’s ‘The Upset’, which was the B side of his second single for Lloyd Records, the vehicle for Willie Clark’s Florida-based productions. A monster sound with a grinding funky backdrop providing the perfect foil for Kelly’s aching vocal; the chorus break is a guaranteed spine-tingling moment. Copies currently go for around £250 if you can find one. 

                                                                                                                                                        STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                        Matt says: Catchy and bright, funky floor fillers from yesterday, earnestly repressed by your good friends at Deptford Northern Soul Club who should be awarded a medal for their services to soul.

                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                        Cindy & The Playmates - Don't Stop This Train
                                                                                                                                                        Paul Kelly - The Upset

                                                                                                                                                        Working Men's Club


                                                                                                                                                          X is the first new music from Working Men’s Club since their acclaimed self-titled debut was released in the autumn of 2020, the album was the band’s perfect statement of intent, X is the delivery, the message, the action.

                                                                                                                                                          X rides on a sustained attack and gives way to a glorious synth heavy release of a chorus that’s just biding its time for a summer of discontent and dancing. This is the sound of your new favourite band hitting their stride. Count the days ’til you can see them in a field or in a club again.

                                                                                                                                                          Self-produced by Syd Minsky and once again mixed by Ross Orton, Y? is a synth heavy assault which picks up where X left off before venturing off into deeper acid-laced territory.

                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING


                                                                                                                                                          Electric Eye


                                                                                                                                                            To quote the famous French marine explorer Jacques Cousteau, Electric Eye’s ‘Horizons’ LP sees the Norweigian psych-rock group venture into the depths of “a different kind of music, the sounds from the ocean floor.” Spending a week locked away from civilization in a lighthouse on the tiny Norweigian island of Utsira, Electric Eye’s new album ‘Horizons’ is a record “inspired by volcano eruptions, sub-sea adventures and the raw power of the surrounding sea.” The result is an album of oceanic psychedelic rock wig-outs that submerge the listener in a whirlpool of hypnotic space-rock, kosmische garage-blues, dystopian acid-prog and experimental electronics.

                                                                                                                                                            ‘Horizons’, their fourth full-length to date, is the follow-up to the Bergen-based band’s critically acclaimed 2017 LP, ‘From The Poisonous Tree.’ Since forming in 2012, Electric Eye have released three studio albums and two live albums and toured heavily around Scandinavia, Europe, the UK, the Middle East, Japan and the US. They’ve also shared stages with the likes of Michael Rother (Neu), Wire, Hawkwind and Endless Boogie and played at a number of international festivals, including Roskilde, The Great Escape, Eurosonic, Icelandic Airwaves and two stops at SXSW. Returning to London-based label Fuzz Club for the ‘Horizons’ LP, Electric Eye first started working on the new album back in June 2018 when they retreated to Utsira, a small island located 70km off the coast of Norway and surrounded by notoriously unpredictable and tough waters. Here, they spent a week jamming day and night in the island’s lighthouse.

                                                                                                                                                            “Our only audience were the seagulls and some lost bird-watchers wondering where these strange noises were coming from,” the band recall: “We were surrounded by an unusually quiet ocean, almost eyeballing us waiting for the next eruption. The wild nature was omnipresent and could not be ignored as jam sessions got more intense and songs started to materialise. In our coffee breaks we were watching documentaries like ‘Into the Inferno’ by Werner Herzog and old explorer series by Captain Jacques Cousteau and the rest of the crew at the Calypso. The epic commentaries of Herzog and Cousteau were included in the jams to add to the vibe, and some of the sounds are still present on the final record. After a week off the grid we returned to civilization with hours of recordings inspired by volcano eruptions, sub-sea adventures and the raw power of the surrounding sea.”

                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                            1) En Bekymringsfri Koloni
                                                                                                                                                            2) Last Call At The Infinity Pool
                                                                                                                                                            3) The Sleeping Sharks
                                                                                                                                                            4) Our Water Is On Fire
                                                                                                                                                            5) Put The Secret In Your Pocker
                                                                                                                                                            6) Lighthouse Rock
                                                                                                                                                            7) Den Atomosfaeriske Elven
                                                                                                                                                            8) The Singularity

                                                                                                                                                            Bob & Fred / The Volumes

                                                                                                                                                            I’ll Be On My Way / I’ve Never Been So In Love

                                                                                                                                                              Deptford Northern Soul Club continue their retrograde mission with two colossal floorfillers from the late 1960s Northern scene.

                                                                                                                                                              ‘I’ll Be On My Way’ is not only a staggeringly beautiful song, it’s also a super rare side filled with those strings that recall the echoey ceiling of Wigan Casino. A supremely soulful cut with a sturdy beat from 1966, with a classic vocal to fall in love with. Originally on Big Mack and going for over two grand, even the re-issue on Goldmine fetches 75 quid, it’s such an invigorating vocal and storming instrumental.

                                                                                                                                                              On side B, The Volumes’ funky floor surfer ‘I’ve Never Been So In Love’. Filled with horn slurps over a crazed organ anchor, it chugs into a singalong chorus that’s impossible to forget. From 1969 and originally on the obscure Garu label, it goes for between £40 and £140 pounds if you're lucky enough to find a copy.

                                                                                                                                                              Nicely pressed in sturdy 7" disco bag. Northern never sounded so crisp and fresh! 

                                                                                                                                                              STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                              Matt says: Shark-slaying re-issues to keep Kevin Lewandowski crying into his dipping stock value. If you're a fan of Northern on a budget (and sounded nice n crisp to boot!) you need these floor-fillers!

                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                              Bob & Fred - I’ll Be On My Way
                                                                                                                                                              The Volumes - I’ve Never Been So In Love

                                                                                                                                                              Laurie Spiegel / Olof Dreijer

                                                                                                                                                              Melodies Record Club #002: Ben UFO Selects

                                                                                                                                                              The second instalment of Melodies Record Club 12"s is curated by none other than all round uber-DJ Ben UFO so you'd best sit up and pay attention.
                                                                                                                                                              The Hessle don drops a little science on our ass here with two total staples from his DJ sets, neither were originally produced with a club setting in mind, which is why they’ve never been available in this format before.
                                                                                                                                                              On one side, we have “Drums” from Laurie Spiegel’s 1980 experimental electronics album “The Expanding Universe”, a collection of tracks produced between 1974 and 1976 using a computer playing the actual sounds by controlling analog synthesis equipment under control of the GROOVE hybrid system developed by Max Matthews and F.R. Moore at Bell Labs. Drums is a percussive seven minute computer generated workout inspired by Laurie’s interest in African and Indian musics, and which brings to mind the most far out kosmiche music of the period to modern day techno. A connection Ben has tried to make explicit by including it in his first BBC essential mix back in 2013.
                                                                                                                                                              On the flip we have a track by Olof Dreijer from the Swedish band the Knife who’s work you might also be familiar with under the moniker Oni Ayhun. Back in 2009 his artist friend Adnan Yildiz curated an exhibition called “THERE IS NO AUDIENCE” in Montethermoso, dedicated to public imagination. Adnan commissioned a single piece from Olof called “Echoes from Mamori”, that played on loop during the exhibition and was subsequently released only on CD. A contemporary piece more clearly indebted to house music, Olof built the track around arpeggios generated using sounds of frogs he recorded in the Amazon and birds around Berlin, fed into a sampler.

                                                                                                                                                              STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                              Patrick says: In case you're still missing the memo, Ben UFO is pretty much as good as DJs get, so the opportunity for two of his secret weapons on one 12" is especially tasty. On the A-side we get hypnotic, tribal electronics from Laurie Spiegel - think alternative kosmische for the club, while the flip sees Olof Dreijer (of The Knife / Oni Ayhun fame) turn out a masterpiece of techno-tropical, Afro-electronix joy.

                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                              A1. Laurie Spiegel - Drums
                                                                                                                                                              B1. Olof Dreijer - Echoes From Mamori

                                                                                                                                                              The Underground Youth

                                                                                                                                                              Beautiful & Damned - Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                Fuzz Club Records are reissuing the ‘Beautiful & Damned’ EP from The Underground Youth, the Blackpool-born and now Berlin-based band led by musician, poet and author Craig Dyer. A homage to the F. Scott Fitzgerald book of the same name, the 4 track EP confirmed Dyer’s obsession for the darker side of literature and poetry of the last two centuries, as well as his early DIY approach. Rigorously recorded in the band’s home studio with the help of producer James Shillito in early 2014, ‘Beautiful & Damned’ acted as a preview to their 2015 ‘Haunted’ LP. It was the first TUY material featuring synth and electronic equipment and also represented a significant shift to a much darker sound and lyrical content, as anticipated by their first single/video ‘Naked’ – a fan-favourite to this day that exhibits a perfect encounter between the atmospheres of the Cocteau Twins and the early Creation Records sound. The 2021 reissue of the EP comes on a coloured 10” with remastered audio.

                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                1) Behind
                                                                                                                                                                2) Damned
                                                                                                                                                                3) Naked
                                                                                                                                                                4) Shadow

                                                                                                                                                                The Underground Youth

                                                                                                                                                                Low Slow Needle - Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                  To celebrate its ten-year anniversary, Fuzz Club Records are reissuing The Underground Youth’s 2011 ‘Low Slow Needle’ EP on 10” vinyl with remastered audio. ‘Low Slow Needle’s hauntingly minimal, neo-psychedelic melancholy provides a more lo-fi snapshot of the now-Berlin-based band’s earlier days – when The Underground Youth was more of a DIY solo endeavour for Blackpool-born musician Craig Dyer, as opposed to the much-adored, full-band, international touring force that it is now. Looking back on ‘Low Slow Needle’, Dyer said: “The EP was recorded in September 2011, I had just returned to the UK from St. Petersburg where Olya [now drummer in The Underground Youth] and I had just got married.

                                                                                                                                                                  Olya had to stay in Russia to finalise her paperwork before we would move into our first home together in Manchester. It was a difficult time, being apart after just getting married, and so I distracted myself by working on these songs that would become the Low Slow Needle EP. It was sort of my love letter to that period, looking back and also looking to the future. I worked closely with mine and Olya's friend in St. Petersburg, Daria Xenofontova, who gave her beautiful voice to my words and featured on three of the most popular songs on the EP, 'Midnight Lust', 'Addiction' and 'Blue'. These three songs still remain popular with our fans, who still request we play them live to this day.” When compared with the cinematic folk-noir heard on the band’s tenth album, the newly-released ‘The Falling’ (2021), what we find here captures a more stark and stripped-back The Underground Youth as the project was about to come out of its embryonic phase: “All five tracks were recorded in my bedroom and I really wanted to strip back the sound, to give a romantic feel of that period for me. To consider it 10 years on, it feels like the beginning to the next step of the journey, my life in Manchester with Olya, making contact with Casper at Fuzz Club and signing up with the label (this came just after the release of Low Slow Needle) and us putting together the first incarnation of TUY's live band (again this followed the release of the EP). So, in a way, this record marked the end of the first era of The Underground Youth, and in doing so, paved the way for the next.”

                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                  1) Midnight Lust
                                                                                                                                                                  2) On Your Screen
                                                                                                                                                                  3) Addiction
                                                                                                                                                                  4) Blue
                                                                                                                                                                  5) Witchcraft

                                                                                                                                                                  Omara Portuondo

                                                                                                                                                                  Omara Portuondo (Buena Vista Social Club Presents) - National Album Day 2021 Edition

                                                                                                                                                                  Omara Portuondo, the leading lady of the Buena Vista Social Club, is one of Cuba’s most celebrated voices.

                                                                                                                                                                  The album ‘Buena Vista Social Club Presents Omara Portuondo’ was released in 2000 in the wake of the phenomenal reception of the original Buena Vista Social Club album, and was remastered from the analogue tapes for its 2019 LP reissue. Omara is backed by a dream band formed of many of the original Buena Vista Social Club members including Ibrahim Ferrer (vocals), Rubén González (piano), Compay Segundo (guitar) and Orlando ‘Cachaito’ Lopez (bass).

                                                                                                                                                                  To celebrate the “Women In Music” theme of this year’s National Album Day, this classic album will be pressed on limited edition purple colour vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                  “The kind of record that forces you to stop worrying and enjoy life to the fullest.. an exquisite trip to the heart of Afro-Cuba.” – Rolling Stone

                                                                                                                                                                  “This album adds yet another magical chapter to the Buena Vista legend.” - Uncut.

                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                  Side A:
                                                                                                                                                                  1. ¿Dónde Estabas Tú?
                                                                                                                                                                  2. La Sitiera
                                                                                                                                                                  3. He Perdido Contigo
                                                                                                                                                                  4. Mariposita De Primavera
                                                                                                                                                                  5. Canta Lo Sentimental
                                                                                                                                                                  6. Ella Y Yo
                                                                                                                                                                  Side B:
                                                                                                                                                                  7. No Me Vayas A Engañar
                                                                                                                                                                  8. No Me Llores Más
                                                                                                                                                                  9. Veinte Años
                                                                                                                                                                  10. El Hombre Que Yo Amé (The Man I Love)
                                                                                                                                                                  11. Siempre En Mi Corazón

                                                                                                                                                                  The Gluts

                                                                                                                                                                  Ungrateful Heart

                                                                                                                                                                    ‘Ungrateful Heart’ is the fourth album from Milan-based group The Gluts. Whilst their previous releases traded in an explosive psychedelic noise-rock, ‘Ungrateful Heart’ sees the Italian four-piece hone in a more post-punk-indebted sound. Although no less abrasive and confrontational in its utlising of ear-piercing feedback and hard-hitting riffs, the band say that the songs here primarily take cues from the likes of Fugazi, Gang of Four, the PiL-Pistols canon and the Campana brothers’ long adoration of Italian and American hardcore punk. The album arrives off the back of 2019’s ‘Dengue Fever Hypnotic Trip’ LP and tours and festival dates around the UK, Europe and South Africa.

                                                                                                                                                                    Laid down over a tireless week living side by side and working in the studio around the clock, The Gluts – comprised of Claudia Cesana (bass/vocals), Dario Bassi (drums) and Nicolò and Marco Campana (vocals/synths and guitar, respectively) – recorded ‘Ungrateful Heart’ with Dutch producer and close collaborator Bob de Wit (A Place To Bury Strangers, Gnod, The Sonics). On the sessions, the intensity of which is mirrored in the fierce uncompromising attitude of the music itself, the band said: “Bob’s contribution to this album was essential. He pushed us beyond our limits. It was difficult, we can’t hide it, but it really was worth it.” Although the album is still shot through with moments of lacerating noise-rock ('Mashilla' and 'Eat Acid See God'), songs like 'Love Me Do Again' and 'Bye Bye Boy' deal in a timeless hedonistic punk sound. Elsewhere, the politically charged 'Breath' and 'FYBBD' see The Gluts turn their sonic belligerence towards fascists and systemic racial violence to rallying effect.

                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                    1) Mashilla
                                                                                                                                                                    2) Love Me Do Again
                                                                                                                                                                    3) Black Widow
                                                                                                                                                                    4) Breath
                                                                                                                                                                    5) Leyla, Lazy Girl From The Moon
                                                                                                                                                                    6) Something Surreal
                                                                                                                                                                    7) Ciotola Di Satana
                                                                                                                                                                    8) Bye Bye Boy
                                                                                                                                                                    9) FYBBD
                                                                                                                                                                    10) Eat Acid See God

                                                                                                                                                                    Mild High Club

                                                                                                                                                                    Going Going Gone

                                                                                                                                                                      Mild High Club makes a long-awaited comeback with Going Going Gone, the band’s first solo album since 2016’s cult favourite Skiptracing.

                                                                                                                                                                      An album that speaks directly to the times we live in, Going Going Gone sees Mild High Club blending the psychedelic pop of earlier albums Skiptracing and Timeline with influences from around the world, especially Brazilian avant-garde music from the ‘70s and ‘80s.

                                                                                                                                                                      Songs from Skiptracing and Timeline have hundreds of millions of streams. Mild High Club recently had viral success with single ‘Homage’ on TikTok, with over 50k videos posted and millions of likes. An active Reddit community dedicated to the band boasts thousands of members.

                                                                                                                                                                      The band has played at such iconic festivals and venues as Coachella, Le Bataclan in Paris, and Brixton Academy in London. In 2017, they released an album with King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Sketches from Brunswick East. 

                                                                                                                                                                      STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                                      Barry says: Mild High Club return for their newest outing, mixing the hazy indie guitars and swooning progressions of yesteryear but with a more crystalline, loungy production aesthetic. As wonderfully evocative as their previous outings, but even more beautifully varied.

                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                      Side A

                                                                                                                                                                      1. Kluges I
                                                                                                                                                                      2. Dionysian State
                                                                                                                                                                      3. Trash Heap
                                                                                                                                                                      4. Taste Tomorrow
                                                                                                                                                                      5. A New High (feat. Winter)
                                                                                                                                                                      6. It's Over Again

                                                                                                                                                                      Side B

                                                                                                                                                                      1. Kluges II
                                                                                                                                                                      2. I Don't Mind The Wait
                                                                                                                                                                      3. Dawn Patrol
                                                                                                                                                                      4. Waving
                                                                                                                                                                      5. Me Myself And Dollar Hell
                                                                                                                                                                      6. Holding On To Me

                                                                                                                                                                      Buena Vista Social Club

                                                                                                                                                                      Buena Vista Social Club - 25th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                                                                                      ‘Buena Vista Social Club’ is both the name given to this extraordinary group of musicians and the album, recorded in just seven days in 1996 in Havana’s 1950s vintage EGREM studios. It was clear from the atmosphere of the recording sessions that something very special was taking place. However, no one could have predicted that Buena Vista Social Club would become a worldwide phenomenon – awarded a Grammy in 1997 and, at 8 million copies, outselling any other record in the same genre.

                                                                                                                                                                      The acclaim of the original album has elevated the artists (including Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén González & Omara Portuondo) to superstar status, inspired an award-winning film by Wim Wenders, and has contributed to popularising Cuba’s rich musical heritage. Produced by Ry Cooder for World Circuit, the timeless quality of the music and the sheer verve of the veteran performers have ensured that this will go down as one of the landmark recordings of the 20th century.

                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                      2xLP Tracklisting:
                                                                                                                                                                      A1 Chan Chan (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      A2 De Camino A La Vereda (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      A3 El Cuarto De Tula (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      A4 Pueblo Nuevo (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      B1 Dos Gardenias (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      B2 ¿ Y Tú Qué Has Hecho? (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      B3 Veinte Años (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      B4 El Carretero (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      B5 Candela (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      C1 Amor De Loca Juventud (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      C2 Orgullecida (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      C3 Murmullo (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      C4 Buena Vista Social Club (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      C5 La Bayamesa (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      D1 Vicenta *
                                                                                                                                                                      D2 La Pluma *
                                                                                                                                                                      D3 A Tus Pies *
                                                                                                                                                                      D4 La Cleptómana *
                                                                                                                                                                      D5 Orgullecida (alternate Trio Take) *

                                                                                                                                                                      2CD Tracklisting:
                                                                                                                                                                      1 Chan Chan (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      2 De Camino A La Vereda (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      3 El Cuarto De Tula (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      4 Pueblo Nuevo (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      5 Dos Gardenias (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      6 ¿ Y Tú Qué Has Hecho? (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      7 Veinte Años (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      8 El Carretero (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      9 Candela (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      10 Amor De Loca Juventud (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      11 Orgullecida (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      12 Murmullo (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      13 Buena Vista Social Club (2021 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                      14 La Bayamesa (2021 Remaster)

                                                                                                                                                                      CD2 (with 19 Bonus Tracks)
                                                                                                                                                                      1 Chan Chan (monitor Mix) *
                                                                                                                                                                      2 Vicenta *
                                                                                                                                                                      3 La Pluma *
                                                                                                                                                                      4 Dos Gardenias (alternate Take) *
                                                                                                                                                                      5 Mandinga *
                                                                                                                                                                      6 Siboney *
                                                                                                                                                                      7 A Tus Pies *
                                                                                                                                                                      8 El Carretero (alternate Take) *
                                                                                                                                                                      9 Ensayo *
                                                                                                                                                                      10 El Diablo Suelto *
                                                                                                                                                                      11 Saludo Compay *
                                                                                                                                                                      12 Descripción De Un Sueño *
                                                                                                                                                                      13 Pueblo Nuevo (alternate Take) *
                                                                                                                                                                      14 La Cleptómana *
                                                                                                                                                                      15 ¿ Y Tú Qué Has Hecho? (alternate Take)
                                                                                                                                                                      16 Orgullecida (alternate Take) *
                                                                                                                                                                      17 Descarga Rubén *
                                                                                                                                                                      18 Candela (alternate Take) *
                                                                                                                                                                      19 Orgullecida (alternate Trio Take) *

                                                                                                                                                                      * BONUS TRACKS

                                                                                                                                                                      The success of S. Fidelity's sophomore LP "Fidelity Radio Club" (April, 2021) is still culminating. Widely recognized as a highlight for instrumental beat music this year, with recent track placements on Spotify's Editorial Jazz Vibes and Butter Playlists, each with over 1.9M Followers. Now, S. Fidelity teams up with the unmistakable sound of Berlin's Toy Tonics to rework four of FRC's track to perfectly fit dance floors worldwide as they slowly reopen.

                                                                                                                                                                      Toy Tonics label head Kapote as well as TT label artists Cody Currie, Rhode & Brown and Sam Ruffillo deliver four high quality club renditions from FRC. The EP, only 500 copies pressed, is to be released via Jakarta Records on September 3rd. Musically, the EP combines the feel-good, beat factor of "Fidelity Radio Club" with the dancefloor ready house, disco and funk grooves that Toy Tonics are known for. The EP will be a perfect follow-up to S. Fidelity's previous Jakarta releases, which have gained more than 3.3M cumulative streams on Spotify alone.

                                                                                                                                                                      The 1st single, "Me At The Zoo feat. Àbáse (Cody Currie Remix) is to be released on August 13th along with announcement of the pre-order for the Limited 12" EP. The upbeat collaboration with Cody Currie – who has more than 2M cumulative streams on Spotify – takes the swinging groove of the original and gives it a Balearic, percussive, dance-ready vibe. Currie, a London-born DJ and producer has been on the rise since moving to Berlin and teaming up with talent from the city's jazz and house scenes. He's released two EP's with Grammy nominated pianist Joel Holmes on Toy Tonics as well as the mini album "Atlantic Exchanges, Vol. 1" with Felipe Gordon on DJ Haus' Shall Not Fade in 2021. This year Currie also shared his first solo 12" on Toy Tonics, "Moves EP", which showcases his sublime ability as a producer to blend elements of feel-good house, disco, jazz and UK garage into each other.

                                                                                                                                                                      The three other tracks are set to be released as digital singles on the physical release day, September 3rd, in order to maximize playlist reach and hit each of the artists release radars. Toy Tonics head honcho Kapote, a.k.a. Mathias Modica, takes S. Fidelity's boogie tune "Something Good" and spices it with a catchy piano lead line, infectious drum programming and several synth solos. Kapote, with more than 3.5M cumulative Spotify streams and over 97K Monthly Listeners, ran Gomma Records for more than 15 years, where he produced and released the likes of WhoMadeWho and Rammellzee.

                                                                                                                                                                      Rhode & Brown remix "Presumably Broccoli", a straightforward hip-hop instrumental, which they flipped and "reverso-ed" into a just as straightforward high energy dancefloor gem. The duo from Munich have been delighting house music fans with rock solid productions on such labels as Toy Tonics, Permanent Vacation, Public Possession, Shall Not Fade and their own Slam City Jams imprint, establishing themselves as one of the most consistent house producers groups. Most recently they released their debut album "Everything Is In Motion" on Permanent Vacation. Bologna-based Sam Ruffillo rounds out the EP with a deep and meditative house rendition of S. Fidelity's "Higher" featuring Àbáse on keys and a prolific vocal recording of Steve Arrington. The Italian DJ and producer debuted on Toy Tonics just a year ago with the pandemic inspired EP "Sport House", offering jazzy-house alternatives to dancing while clubs remained closed. Sam Ruffillo received co-signs and spins by the likes of Romare, Folamour and Spotify's Fresh Finds: Basement playlist.

                                                                                                                                                                      The release will primarily be promoted by the artist's and label's social media accounts and profiles.

                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                      1. Me At The Zoo (Cody Currie Remix) [feat. Abase]
                                                                                                                                                                      2. Something Good (Kapote Remix)
                                                                                                                                                                      3. Presumably Broccoli (Rhode & Brown Reverso Mix) [feat. Suff Daddy]
                                                                                                                                                                      4. Higher (Sam Ruffillo Remix) [feat. Àbáse & Saint Ezekiel]


                                                                                                                                                                      Fuzz Club Session

                                                                                                                                                                        Juju is the brainchild of Sicilian multi-instrumentalist Gioele Valenti (Lay Llamas, Herself) and this Fuzz Club Session LP finds Valenti and band (Vincenzo Schillaci, Simone Sfameli) storming through four tracks at I Candelai in Palermo, Italy. The resulting session is released as a series of videos and pressed on vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                        Due for release August 13th on London-based label Fuzz Club, the session comprises two tracks from their 2017 second album 'Our Mother Was A Plant' ('In A Ghetto' and 'And Play A Game') and two from 2019's 'Maps and Territory' LP ('Master and Servants' and 'Motherfucker Core'). Juju's worldly, genre-bending experimentalism fuses psychedelia, new wave and krautrock with touches of afrobeat, funk and zamrock and it's in a live setting, such as that captured here, where that captivating blending of sounds is at its most spellbinding and hypnotic.

                                                                                                                                                                        Juju's Fuzz Club Session (the latest in a series which has previously included the likes of A Place to Bury Strangers, Night Beats, Holy Wave, The Entrance Band and more) makes all too clear why the band have been praised as one that "resets the coordinates and makes the past seem startling new again" (The Quietus).

                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                        1) In A Ghetto - Live
                                                                                                                                                                        2) Master And Servants - Live
                                                                                                                                                                        3) Motherfucker Core - Live
                                                                                                                                                                        4) And Play A Game - Live

                                                                                                                                                                        Sebastian Williams

                                                                                                                                                                        Get Your Point Over / I Don't Care What Mama Said (Baby I Need You)

                                                                                                                                                                          Originally released on the Ovide label from Houston, Texas in 1970 and currently going for around £175, if you can find a copy.

                                                                                                                                                                          Get Your Point Over is a brass-led funky dancer that beautifully compliments Sebastian Williams’ soulful vocal style, while the flipside, I Don't Care What Mama Said (Baby I Need You), is a slower groove that lets that vocal really soar, arriving complete with a groovy psychedelic guitar break before Williams testifies to his lady amid some punchy brass stabs.

                                                                                                                                                                          Two stellar tunes from Sebastian Williams (aka Roger Williams of no-hit wonders The Quarter Notes), whose solo recording career amounted to just three 45s, all five years apart, along with a couple of releases as Sebastian And The House Rockers and finally, in 1975, just Sebastian.

                                                                                                                                                                          Imagine vintage Tavares lead singer Chubby Tavares at his gritty best with a funky brass section in a soulful Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes- styled blast. Both tracks mastered from the original sound source for maximum soul sound

                                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                          1. Get Your Point Over
                                                                                                                                                                          2. I Don’t Care What Mama Said (Baby I Need You)

                                                                                                                                                                          The Soul Stirrers / Spinners

                                                                                                                                                                          Don’t You Worry / Memories Of Her Love Keep Haunting Me

                                                                                                                                                                            Two more stormers from Deptford Northern Soul Club. Floor fillers primed for the DJs returning to the club circuit.

                                                                                                                                                                            Featuring The Soul Stirrers’ funky, backbeatthumping classic ‘Don’t You Worry’, with gorgeous harmonies and a tortured lead vocal.

                                                                                                                                                                            A gem filled with the kind of soulful positivity we need right now. In every sense, an upbeat classic that fetches around £200 on 7” on the original Checker imprint out of Chess back in 1969.

                                                                                                                                                                            Backed with The Spinners’ ‘Memories Of Her Love Keep Haunting Me’, an essential piece of lost Tamla Motown from the late 1960s that’s never been officially released as a single before.

                                                                                                                                                                            Powered by that Motown slap drum sound and a conga player on uppers, it’s a stomping tale of love lost with a super Motown production and a great horn break.

                                                                                                                                                                            Both mastered from the original sound source for maximum soul sound.

                                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                            The Soul Stirrers - Don’t You Worry
                                                                                                                                                                            Spinners - Memories Of Her Love Keep Haunting Me

                                                                                                                                                                            Mark Rae is world reknowned for his work in creating Grand Central Records, the shop Fat City and his artistic endeavours as one half of Rae & Christian. This project follows on from his 2016 autobiography, Northern Sulphuric Soulboy.

                                                                                                                                                                            This single vinyl, 14 track album, provides an instrumental soundtrack to Mark Rae's forthcoming debut novel, The Caterpillar Club. 

                                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                            1. The Caterpillar Club Intro
                                                                                                                                                                            2. Chapter 1 - The End Of The Night
                                                                                                                                                                            3. Chapter 8 - Second Hand Pram
                                                                                                                                                                            4. Chapter 18 - Runout Groove
                                                                                                                                                                            5. Chapter 42 - Belonging
                                                                                                                                                                            6. Chapter 39 - Last Requests
                                                                                                                                                                            7. Chapter 33 - Curtains & Infrared
                                                                                                                                                                            8. Chapter 35 - The Night Plane
                                                                                                                                                                            9. Chapter 36 - French Number One
                                                                                                                                                                            10. Chapter 17 - Scanning The Horizon
                                                                                                                                                                            11. Chapter 43 - Two Hombergs
                                                                                                                                                                            12. Chapter 45 - Speed Bumps, Gas & Air
                                                                                                                                                                            13. Chapter 46 - Those Were The Times We Had
                                                                                                                                                                            14. The Caterpillar Club Outro

                                                                                                                                                                            King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                                                                                                                                                                            Live In Adelaide '19 (Fuzz Club Official Bootleg)

                                                                                                                                                                              Both box sets include 62x62cm poster. Artwork and remaster exclusive to Fuzz Club Bootlegs. The live album was recorded when the prolific Australian psych-rock group descended on Thebarton Theatre in Adelaide, Australia on July 12th 2019. This career-spanning live album sees the band storm through tracks from ‘Chunky Shrapnel’, ‘Infest The Rats Nest’, ‘Fishing for Fishies’, ‘I’m In Your Mind Fuzz’, ‘Flying Microtonal Banana’, ‘Polygondwanaland’, and ‘Float Along - Fill Your Lungs’. This ‘Live In Adelaide 19’ bootleg is remastered by Brett Orrison (Jack White, The Black Angels, Roky Erickson) exclusively for Fuzz Club and arrives as a hand-numbered triple LP box-set with exclusive artwork.

                                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                              1) Evil Star
                                                                                                                                                                              2) Planet B
                                                                                                                                                                              3) Mars For The Rich
                                                                                                                                                                              4) Venusian 1
                                                                                                                                                                              5) Cyboogie
                                                                                                                                                                              6) Real’s Not Real
                                                                                                                                                                              7) Hot Water
                                                                                                                                                                              8) Open Water
                                                                                                                                                                              9) Sleep Drifter
                                                                                                                                                                              10) Billabong Valley
                                                                                                                                                                              11) The Bird Song
                                                                                                                                                                              12) Inner Cell
                                                                                                                                                                              13) Loyalty
                                                                                                                                                                              14) Horology
                                                                                                                                                                              15) Plastic Boogie
                                                                                                                                                                              16) Organ Farmer
                                                                                                                                                                              17) Self-Immolate
                                                                                                                                                                              18) Head On/Pill

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