new vinyl love...

for the week of 22 SEPTEMBER 2017
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>The Sea And Cake
– The Sea And Cake [Reissue/1994] LP+MP3 (Thrill Jockey)
– Nassau [Reissue/1995] 2xLP+MP3 (Thrill Jockey)
– The Biz [Reissue/1995] 2xLP+MP3 (Thrill Jockey)
Limited colored vinyl represses (lite blue, translucent blue/translucent green, and gold, respectively) now available.
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>Soundtrack
– Twin Peaks (Limited Event Series Soundtrack) 2xLP (Rhino)
– Twin Peaks (Music From The Limited Event Series) 2xLP (Rhino)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Two soundtracks to the third season of Mark Frost and David Lynch’s cult television show. Directed entirely by David Lynch, the new 18-part limited event series picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town were stunned when their homecoming queen Laura Palmer was shockingly murdered.
Twin Peaks (Music From The Limited Event Series) is comprised of 20 tracks including songs from Roadhouse performers and key moments in the series. The 18-track Twin Peaks (Limited Event Series Soundtrack) has all six of Angelo Badalamenti’s cues, plus material by David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti’s ’90s freestyle project, Thought Gang, and other instrumentals, including one song played in the Roadhouse (“Saturday” by Chromatics). Both albums start with a different version of Angelo Badalamenti’s Twin Peaks theme. [Limited colored vinyl pressings are also available.]
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>The Rolling Stones – Their Satanic Majesties Request [50th Anniversary Edition] 2xLP+2xSACD (ABCKO)
Limited hand-numbered 50th Anniversary special audiophile Edition containing two 180gm vinyl LPs and two hybrid SACDs which feature both the mono and stereo versions of the album.
This Week’s Vinyl Exclusives:
>The 3 Pieces
– Vibes Of Truth [Reissue/1975] LP (Fantasy)
The 1970s saw a plethora of great funk and jazz albums that for somewhat mystifying reasons have failed to be reissued.
Vibes Of Truth is a masterpiece that covers all the bases: from soul through funk to jazz.
>Charlie Abbott
– Goes To Math Class LP (Brrwd)
“I'd say I was trying to go for the dirt of early Quasimoto mixed with the melody of
Emerald Fantasy Tracks-era Lone, but I'm having trouble describing it in terms of larger generic genre terms.”
>Tony Allen
– The Source LP (Blue Note)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. With his Blue Note-debut,
The Source, Nigerian drummer Tony Allen sees a childhood dream come true. Allen says this is the “best in my life,” and with a career spanning over 50 years, that’s quite the confession for the Afrobeat pioneer and former Fela Kuti fixture. The Source represents Blue Note’s classic era while symbolizing the label’s innovative present.
>Angelsdust
– The Great Depression 12” (Hit & Run)
Discordant organs, melancholy percussion, warped sensual drone and seductive vocals, unnervingly swirl together in this darkwave dream.

>Asking Alexander
– Standing Up And Scream [Reissue/2009] LP+MP3 (Sumerian)
Asking Alexander – From Death To Destiny [Reissue/2013] LP+MP3 (Sumerian)
Limited opaque pms process blue colored vinyl pressing of the California metalcore band’s debut album,
Standing Up And Scream; and two pressings of their third album, From Death To Destiny: limited transparent red and transparent cloudy clear.
>Between The Buried & Me
– Colors [Reissue/2007] 2xLP (Craft Recordings)
BTBAM's acclaimed fifth full-length effort is a continuous, sonic labyrinth of savage metal, lush prog-rock and uninhibited emotion.

>Blossom & HOT16
– Tease LP (Liquid Beats)
From Portland's burgeoning music scene comes a creative statement in the form of this full length collaborative album by singer/songwriter Blossom and producer HOT16. Strong, black, and imbued with magic, Blossom shows depth and feeling in every note while HOT16's soulful tracks work as the perfect backdrops for her beautiful odes to identity, empowerment, love, and its accompanying heartache.

>David Bowie
– Heroes 7” (Rhino/Parlophone)
Limited edition 7” picture disc vinyl pressing of this double-A side single of “Heroes” to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The AA side features a previously unreleased live recording from Marc Bolan’s British TV show, originally broadcast on September 20, 1977.

>James Brown
– Night Train - Mighty Instrumentals [Reissue/1966] LP (Contrast)
James Brown – The Explosive James Brown – The Early King Recordings LP (Contrast)
James Brown’s aptly named
Night Train - Mighty Instrumentals is a dazzling collection of high intensity funk and slow-burning soul workouts. Explosive James Brown - The Early King Recordings is a collection of James Brown’s early King Records singles showcasing the singer at the top of his electrifying form. [CD versions due October 20.]
>Cavernlight
– As We Cup Our Hands And Drink From The Stream Of Our Ache LP (Gilead Media)
Whether they be doom, black metal, noise, dark post-rock, Cavernlight have found a comfortable, mature balance between their influences, inspiration, and intended narrative. Miserable doom laced with harsh tones and heart-piercing melodies.

>Couch Slut
– Contempt LP (Gilead Media)
Sporting brains and brawn, Couch Slut makes music that punches the gut and stimulates the mind.

>Funk, Inc.
– Funk, Inc. [Reissue/1971] LP (Fantasy)
Limited vinyl reissue of the Indianapolis jazz funk/soul jazz group’s debut album.

>Gizmodrome
– Gizmodrome LP (earMUSIC)
Released last week on CD – now available on vinyl. Gizmodrome is an all-star band made up of Stewart Copeland (The Police), Mark King (Level 42), Adrian Belew (ex-King Crimson, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Talking Heads) and Vittorio Cosma (PFM and Elio e le Storie Tese).

>Hail The Sun
– Wake [2014] LP+MP3 (Equal Vision)
Limited green colored vinyl pressing of the post-hardcore, progressive California rock band’s second album.

>Hammock
– Mysterium 2xLP (Hammock Music)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Composed as a memorial to Clark Kern, a son-like figure to Hammock co-founder Marc Byrd who died in 2016 from the tumor strain NF2,
Mysterium merges modern classical, ambient, and choral music, and it's of a piece with recent records by Max Richter and Johann Johannsson. The gorgeous, hour-long collection features contributions from the Berlin mix engineer Francesco Donadello (Winged Victory for the Sullen, Olafur Arnalds), Peter Katis (The National, Jónsi, Interpol), and the Hamburg orchestrator Roman Vinuesa (''Iris,'' ''Umrika''), who transcribed scores for the Budapest Art Choir.
>Murray Head
– Nigel Lived [Reissue/1973] 2xLP (Intervention)
Originally issued in 1973, Murray Head's
Nigel Lived is a groundbreaking classic and one of the boldest, most daring and inventive albums of all time. 180gm vinyl remastered for 45rpm.
>Hypnobeat
– Prototech LP (Dark Entries)
The first vinyl retrospective by the German electronic trio, recorded 1984-86.

>Elton John
– Empty Sky [Reissue/1969] LP (Mercury)
Elton John – Blue Moves [Reissue/1976] 2xLP (Mercury)
Elton John – The Big Picture [Reissue/1997] 2xLP (Mercury)
Limited 180gm vinyl reissues of Elton John’s first, eleventh, and twenty-sixth albums now available.

>Kaleida
– Tear The Roots LP (Lex)
Released last week on CD – now available on vinyl. Kaleida is an electro-pop duo from London featuring the combined talents of Christina Wood (vocals, lyrics) and Cicely Goulder (keyboards & production, lyrics). Writing, recording, mixing and producing all their music themselves,
Tear The Roots serves as their debut full-length album following a pair of EPs (the title track from the first, "Think," was featured in the film John Wick) and offers up a deep, unsettling kind of pop.Limited white colored pressing.
>Shannon Lay
– Living Water LP (Mare/Woodsist)
Lay's voice transcends time and space. One can't tell if she's old or new, if she's sitting next to you, on a mountain top, or down in some canyon. Her second album to be released in 2017, she is a prolific songwriter, who lives and breathes melody, with guitar skills to boot.

>Lido
– Everything 2xLP (Because Music)
Lido is the moniker used by Norwegian electronic musician and producer Peder Losnegård. His debut album - originally released digitally last year - is now available on vinyl. “
Everything is nothing if not grand. From the opening whispers of ‘Catharsis’ to the Kanye-esque screams and choirs of ‘Falling Down,’ all the way to the sweet unresolved finish of ‘Tell Me How To Feel,’ the 11-track album is a clear maturation toward hints of greatness. It's well-hyped.” – Billboard
>Hank Mobley
- Hank Mobley With Donald Byrd & Lee Morgan [Reissue/1957] LP (Go Bop)
A hard bop classic – back in print on vinyl.

>Mogwai
– Every Country’s Sun 2xLP (Temporary Residence)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl.
Every Country's Sun takes two decades of Mogwai's signature, contrasting sounds – towering intensity, pastoral introspection, synth-rock minimalism, DNA-detonating volume – and distills it, beautifully, into 56 concise minutes of gracious elegance, hymnal trance-rock, and transcendental euphoria.
>Gabriel Garzón-Montano
– Jardín Instrumentals LP (Stone’s Throw)
Instrumental versions of Gabriel's Stones Throw Records debut
Jardín now available on limited edition wax.
>Nolan The Ninja
– Yen LP (Left Of Center)
Nolan has been gaining momentum in Detroit and beyond, and continues to demonstrate his ability to rip a microphone with his new album,
Yen.
>Elvis Presley
– He Touched Me [Reissue/1971] LP (Friday Music)
Limited 180gm audiophile translucent red colored vinyl reissue.

>The Rolling Stones
– Their Satanic Majesties Request [50th Anniversary Edition] 2xLP+2xSACD (ABCKO)
Limited hand-numbered 50th Anniversary special audiophile Edition containing two 180gm vinyl LPs and two hybrid SACDs which feature both the mono and stereo versions of the album.

>Pharaoh Sanders
– Pharaoh Sanders Quintet [Reissue/1965] LP (ESP-Disk Ltd.)
Vinyl reissue of “a crucial workshop puzzle-piece that gives historians of improvised music one very important look at Pharoah Sanders and his young, big ideas.” – All About Jazz

>The Sea And Cake
– The Sea And Cake [Reissue/1994] LP+MP3 (Thrill Jockey)
The Sea And Cake – Nassau [Reissue/1995] 2xLP+MP3 (Thrill Jockey)
The Sea And Cake – The Biz [Reissue/1995] 2xLP+MP3 (Thrill Jockey)
Limited colored vinyl represses (lite blue, translucent blue/translucent green, and gold, respectively) now available.

>Secret Pyramid
– Two Shadows Collide LP (Ba Da Bing!)
Amir Abbey follows up Secret Pyramid's previous album,
Movements Of Night, with an even deeper exploration of the sounds between consciousness and transcendence. Carefully built and fluidly performed, the record expands Abbey's relationship with modern composition and abstract songcraft. Cosmic awe fuels exploratory immensity, basking in a dreamlike presence. These works move slowly, like shifting and morphing monoliths.
>Severed Heads
– Come Visit The Big Bigot [Reissue/1986] LP (Dark Entries)
Vinyl reissue of the sixth full-length studio album by the Australian experimental group.

>Sonata Arctica
‎– Eliptica [1999] LP (Spinefarm)
Sonata Arctica ‎– Silence [2001] LP (Spinefarm)
Sonata Arctica ‎– Winterheart's Guild [2003] LP (Spinefarm)
The first three albums by the Finish melodic power/speed metal band’s first three albums are available on vinyl.

>Soundtrack
– Twin Peaks (Limited Event Series Soundtrack) 2xLP (Rhino)
Soundtrack – Twin Peaks (Music From The Limited Event Series) 2xLP (Rhino)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Two soundtracks to the third season of Mark Frost and David Lynch’s cult television show. Directed entirely by David Lynch, the new 18-part limited event series picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town were stunned when their homecoming queen Laura Palmer was shockingly murdered.
Twin Peaks (Music From The Limited Event Series) is comprised of 20 tracks including songs from Roadhouse performers and key moments in the series. The 18-track Twin Peaks (Limited Event Series Soundtrack) has all six of Angelo Badalamenti’s cues, plus material by David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti’s ’90s freestyle project, Thought Gang, and other instrumentals, including one song played in the Roadhouse (“Saturday” by Chromatics). Both albums start with a different version of Angelo Badalamenti’s Twin Peaks theme. [Limited colored vinyl pressings are also available.]
>Ringo Starr
– Give More Love LP (UMe)
Released last week on CD – now available on vinyl. Ringo’s 19th studio album features all new recordings with special guests Paul McCartney, Peter Frampton, Joe Walsh, Don Was, Richard Marx, Steve Lukather and more, plus new renditions of previously released tracks like “Photograph” and “You Can't Fight Lightning.”

>The Stooges
- Highlights From The Fun House Sessions 2xLP (Run Out Groove)
Two LPs compiled from all thirteen reels of multi-track tape that held every note and snippet of studio dialogue.

>The Struggle
– Endless LP+MP3 (Pirate Press)
The Struggle was originally formed as a side project by various members of North East UK punk bands (Gimp Fist, Crashed Out, Major Accident) wanting to play something a little different. Limited black and red colored vinyl LP pressing.

>Sumerian Fleet
– Pendulum LP (Dark Entries)
‘80s dark wave/EBM inspired tracks with an industrial tinge.

>Touch Tones
– Virgo On Virgo LP (The Quiet Life)
Touch Tones is a rotating cast of artists directed by two longtime Chicago musicians: James Elkington (Tweedy, Steve Gunn Band, Brokeback, Eleventh Dream Day, The Zincs), and Nick Macri (Euphone, Ken Vandemark, Stirrup, Bobby Conn, The Zincs).

>T-Shirts
- To My Love b/w Legal Rights 7” (Amty)
New 7” single from the legendary Swedish ska band.

>Upper Wilds
– Guitar Module 2017 LP+MP3 (Thrill Jockey)
Upper Wilds is the new band from Brooklyn-based musician Dan Friel (Parts & Labor). Friel's calling cards are his heavily distorted textures and addictive melodies. These high intensity pop songs are reminiscent of label mates Lightning Bolt, with whom Friel toured in 2015.

>David Virelles with Román Díaz and The Nosotros Ensemble
– Gnosis LP (ECM)
Released last week on CD – now available on vinyl. In this vivid and exciting project, the Santiago-raised and New York-based pianist-composer David Virelles looks towards one melting pot from the vantage point of another. A far-reaching work with deep cultural roots,
Gnosis speaks of transculturation and traditions, and of the complex tapestry of Cuba’s music the sacred, the secular, and the ritualistic but the works shapes and forms could only have been created by a gifted contemporary player thoroughly versed in the art of the improvisers. Strings, woodwinds and percussion all have their roles to play in Gnosis, viewed by Virelles as several families functioning within one unit: this dynamic symbolizes multicultural interaction.
>The Wonder Years
– Burst & Decay (An Acoustic EP) 12” (Hopeless)
As the title suggests,
Burst & Decay is comprised of acoustic arrangements of hit songs taken from the band's last three genre defining albums. Limited purple vinyl LP pressing.
>Xoa
– Diaspora 12” (Soundway)
Headed up by multi-instrumentalist (and Gentleman's Dub Club member) Nick Tyson, Xoa fuses golden era 1970s Afrobeat with deep grooves and contemporary electronic productions sizzling with analogue synths, guitars and percussive rhythms.
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>Beyoncé – Lemonade 2xLP (Columbia)
Beyoncé’s latest is now available on 180gm yellow vinyl. Primarily an R&B album,
Lemonade encompasses a variety of genres, including pop, reggae, blues, rock, hip-hop, soul, funk, Americana, country, gospel, electronic, and trap music.
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>Prince – Prince 4Ever 4xLP (WB)
Released last November on CD – now available on vinyl.
Prince 4ever is the sixth compilation album of Prince's Warner Bros. studio work, and the first official posthumous release (it arrives more than ten years after the previous best-of compilation Ultimate). It comprises only Warner Bros.-era recordings under the name Prince from 14 studio albums, released originally between 1978 and 1993, as well as the standalone single track “Gotta Stop (Messin' About)” and two songs which previously debuted on The Hits 1 and The Hits 2 (“Nothing Compares 2 U” and “Peach” respectively). The compilation includes one previously unreleased track, “Moonbeam Levels” (originally recorded in 1982 during the 1999 sessions and later considered for the never released Rave Unto The Joy Fantastic album). Of the 40 tracks on the compilation, “Take Me With U,” “Paisley Park,” “Batdance,” “Mountains,” “Girls & Boys,” “Glam Slam” and the previously-unreleased “Moonbeam Levels” had not appeared on a previous studio compilation album in any form.
This Week’s Vinyl Exclusives:
>Abbath
– Abbath [Reissue/2016] LP (Season Of Mist)
Limited transparent red/black marbled gatefold pressing of the Immortal frontman’s debut solo album.

>Beyoncé
– Lemonade 2xLP (Columbia)
Beyoncé’s latest is now available on 180gm yellow vinyl. Primarily an R&B album,
Lemonade encompasses a variety of genres, including pop, reggae, blues, rock, hip-hop, soul, funk, Americana, country, gospel, electronic, and trap music.
>Tom Brosseau
– Treasures Untold LP (Crossbill)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. A collection of ten songs - six from the Great American Folksong Book and four Tom Brosseau originals - recorded live at a private event in Cologne, Germany.

>Bus Vipers
– Federal Highway 12”+MP3 (Future Classics)
Bus Vipers is the moniker of Canberra-bred, Sydney-based multi-instrumentalist and producer Daniel Ahern. A new signing to Future Classic, Bus Vipers comes fresh with a new live band and an evocative six-track EP,
Federal Highway, which explores toxic relationships and insecurities about self-identity.
>The Channels
– Double Negative LP (Drop Medium)
The Channels make music that is heavily informed by the no-wave and post no-wave scenes that were prevalent in New York during the '80s.

>Dead Leaves
– Vultures LP (Take This To Heart)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Dead Leaves owes a lot to the Cleveland punk music scene, a like-minded group of accepting individuals that allows and encourages freedom to be who you want to be and sound how you want to sound.

>Ded
– Mis-An-Thrope LP (Suretone)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Debut album from the Arizona rock band.

>Depeche Mode
– Going Backwards 2x12” (Sony)
Double 12” vinyl pressing of this single pulled from the veteran synthpop band’s 2017 album
Spirit. Features four remixes of “Going Backwards” plus “You Move” and “Poison Heart.”
>The Jerry Douglas Band
– What If LP (Rounder/Concord)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Jerry Douglas, the 14x Grammy award winner who has played on over 2,000 separate recordings (Alison Krauss, Mumford & Sons, James Taylor, etc.), presents a new album with a unique sound and a brand-new outfit of musicians, hand-picked by Douglas himself. On
What If, Douglas decisively merges jazz inclinations with the bluegrass, country, blues, swing, rock, and soul he's spent his life absorbing and performing, forging a sound that flies beyond the boundaries of anything he - or anyone else - has done before. From the up-tempo combination of what Douglas calls 'bebop jazz and caveman jazz' on “Cavebop” to the symphonically sweeping title track, What If delves into areas unexplored by any other musician, much less by Dobro. The album also includes a funky, soulful take on Tom Waits' “2:19” and a blistering bluegrass-meets-jam-band reinvention of the classic “Hey Joe.” [Limited colored vinyl pressing also available.]
>Missy Elliott
– Da Real World [Reissue/1999] 2xLP (Atlantic)
Missy Elliott – Miss E…So Addictive [Reissue/2001] 2xLP (Atlantic)
Vinyl reissues of the rapper’s second and third albums.

>Forced Order
– One Last Prayer LP+MP3 (Triple B.)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Like the pioneers in metallic hardcore before them, Forced Order combines the crushing power of Hatebreed with the manic fury of Integrity to create an entirely new chaotic sound.

>Gensu Dean
– R.A.W. (Refined Alkaline Water) LP (Mello Music)
Released last December on CD – now available on vinyl. Veteran producer Gensu Dean (for David Banner, Ol Dirty Bastard, CL Smooth, Planet Asia, etc.) comes back with his first compilation since
Lo Fi Fingahz. The new project is as rugged as the name implies and features artists like Diamond D, Homeboy Sandman, Roc Marciano and more.
>Sass Jordan
– Racine Revisited 2xLP (Linus)
New release from the Canadian singer/songwriter, issued to coincide with her
Racine album's 25th anniversary.
>Joy Division
– Love Will Tear Us Apart [Reissue/1980] 12” (Cleopatra)
Deluxe canvas bag vinyl LP edition of this EP containing a rare studio outtake recording of Joy Division's 1980 post-punk classic.

>Joywave
– Content LP (Hollywood)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. “
Content is a world of shifting dynamics. Daniel Armbruster’s (Joywave’s lead singer and lyricist) fragile words give way to howling, bewildering blasts of rock and electronic programming. Powerful, immersive, lush, emotionally distant. The production by Armbruster, bassist Sean Donnelly and Rich Costey, who has worked with layered, dense-sounding bands such as Arctic Monkeys and Muse, is careful to keep the vocals out front. Other sonic details are a treat, but hardly cute: There are what critics call ‘Beatlesque’ moments. The dreamlike segue of applause folding into a murky machine rhythm of ‘Thanks, Thanks For Coming.’ Armbruster tipping toward Paul McCartney-like Tin-Pan Alley vocals. The final track, ‘Let’s Talk About Feelings,’ is the most subversively daring of all 11 songs. ‘I am drowning in love with you,’ Armbruster sings over Bailey’s lounge piano, the shimmer of Brenner’s cymbals and cocktail-crowd chatter. Armbruster dares to carry the song like a cracked Perry Como. It’s a theatrical, murky sadness.” – Democrat & Chronicle
>Lindstrøm
– Tensions 12” (Smalltown Supersound)
Lindstrøm returns with a brand new 12" of his trademark epics! Tensions is classic Lindstrom. On the flip a remix by DJ Sprinkles collaborator and Comatose artist Will Long who delivered one of last year’s best albums with Long Trax.

>Lynyrd Skynyrd
– Second Helping [Reissue/1974] 2xLP (Analogue Productions)
Lynyrd Skynyrd – Nuthin’ Fancy [Reissue/1975] 2xLP (Analogue Productions)
200gm audiophile 45rpm pressings of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s second and third albums – each housed in a gatefold sleeve.

>Machine Gun Kelly
– Bloom LP (Bad Boy/Interscope)
Released last May on CD – now available on vinyl. Third studio album from the rapper.

>Maximum Effort
– Money Lies & Media Reels LP (Big Muddy)
Madness and truth are said to be inseparable, and with their album
Money, Lies, & Media Reels, St Louis's Maximum Effort is a testament to that statement. Resting somewhere between science-fiction and stone-cold gospel, Maximum Effort is a self-described punk rock "awareness group" that uses a tightly honed guitar driven sound to deliver a spastic message about government cover-ups, alien conspiracies, and technologies that control our every move.
>Hugh Mundell
– Africa Must Be Free By 1983 [Reissue/1979] LP (VP)
Augustus Pablo – Africa Must Be Free By 1983 Dub [Reissue/1979] LP (VP)
Recently reissued on CD – now available on vinyl. Hugh Mundell was a protégé of Augustus Pablo and recorded for his Rockers International imprint. Together the two made these classic sides which still stand as genre defining forty years on. Augustus Pablo's accompanying Rockers International dub mix is also back in-print on vinyl.

>Mystery Skulls
– One Of Us LP (WB)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Genre-bending artist, producer, and singer Mystery Skulls builds built upon his sonic tapestry of soul, house, disco and R&B, while zeroing in on a single "Big Brother"-esque concept.

>Paradise Lost
– Live At The Roundhouse 2xLP (Century Media)
UK gothic metal pioneers 25th anniversary show, recorded in London on November 3, 2013 by Abbey Road Live.

>Popul Vuh
- Die Nacht Der Seele [Reissue/1979] LP (Wah Wah)
Vinyl reissue of the twelfth album by Popol Vuh, originally released in 1979 by Florian Fricke and friends-Daniel Fichelscher on guitar, Djong Yun and Renate Knaup on vocals, plus guests Alois Gromer on sitar and Susan Goetting on oboe. For
Die Nacht Der Seele, Popol Vuh had moved again one step farther, elaborating a complex world music opus based mainly on acoustic instruments plus Fichelscher's electric guitar and the use of multi-tracked vocals to reproduce the sounds of Tibetan monk chants.
>Prince
– Prince 4Ever 4xLP (WB)
Released last November on CD – now available on vinyl.
Prince 4ever is the sixth compilation album of Prince's Warner Bros. studio work, and the first official posthumous release (it arrives more than ten years after the previous best-of compilation Ultimate). It comprises only Warner Bros.-era recordings under the name Prince from 14 studio albums, released originally between 1978 and 1993, as well as the standalone single track “Gotta Stop (Messin' About)” and two songs which previously debuted on The Hits 1 and The Hits 2 (“Nothing Compares 2 U” and “Peach” respectively). The compilation includes one previously unreleased track, “Moonbeam Levels” (originally recorded in 1982 during the 1999 sessions and later considered for the never released Rave Unto The Joy Fantastic album). Of the 40 tracks on the compilation, “Take Me With U,” “Paisley Park,” “Batdance,” “Mountains,” “Girls & Boys,” “Glam Slam” and the previously-unreleased “Moonbeam Levels” had not appeared on a previous studio compilation album in any form.
>Quinn XCII
– The Story Of Us LP (Columbia)
Debut album from the Detroit-bred vocalist/songwriter.
The Story Of Us effortlessly fuses pop, soul, electronic, hip-hop, and reggae-tinged vocal stylings with Spartan proficiency, and presents a lively arc of songs that connects the growing fan base who follow Quinn XCII.
>Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions
– Son Of A Lady 10”+MP3 (Tendril Tales)
Four new tracks. “Antiquity” is exclusive to this vinyl version. Includes “Let Me Get There” (Demo Version) featuring Kurt Vile.

>The Script
– Freedom Child LP (Columbia)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl.
Freedom Child sees The Script presenting a collection of urgent, timely, future-facing anthems that speak of both real-life events and real-time sonic adventurism.
>Septicflesh
– Codex Omega LP (Prosthetic)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Primordial, menacing and majestic, the gods of orchestral extreme metal return with the new album.

>Sir Sly
– Don’t You Worry Honey LP (Interscope)
Sophomore album from the Los Angeles-based indie pop band.

>The Soundbyte
– Solitary IV LP (Temple Of Torturous)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Led by visionary musician Trond Engum, composer and guitarist for Norwegian experimental band The 3rd and The Mortal, The Soundbyte is a solo venture intended to pierce the dark heart of avant-garde and experimental metal.

>George Strait
– Pure Country [OST/1992] LP (MCA Nashville)
First-time on vinyl. With the help of producer Tony Brown, George Strait redefined his relationship to the contemporary country mainstream with this 1992 soundtrack album, which became the bestselling single release of his career.

>Trio Da Kali
and Kronos Quartet – Ladilikan CD/LP (World Circuit)
Kronos Quartet and Trio Da Kali have created an album that is rich in texture, hauntingly melodic and strikingly inventive as violins, viola and cello combine with balafon, ngoni and the powerful female voice of Hawa 'Kassé Mady' Diabaté in transcendental style.

>ZZ Ward
– The Storm LP (Hollywood)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. ZZ Ward didn’t have to look far for inspiration on her second full-length album,
The Storm. Equally evocative of blues grit and hip-hop bounce, the Los Angeles-based vocal powerhouse and multi-instrumentalist leapt forward by taking a deeper look at some of her earliest inspirations including Howlin’ Wolf, Robert Johnson, and Vera Ward Hall and Big Mama Thornton. “For me, this album wasn’t really about experimenting,” she admits. “It was more about simplicity, honing-in on what I love about music and what makes me who I am as an artist. Growing up, I listened to a lot of hip-hop and blues, and I love those two genres so much. Sometimes, to evolve you don’t need to go outside of yourself; you can reach further inside of yourself instead.” It’s a realization earned over a whirlwind five years. The Fedora-rocking, guitar-shredding, harmonica-wielding blues siren peppered an old backporch musical recipe with hip-hop urgency and hashtaggable wisdom on her 2012 mixtape Eleven Roses, and has since practically set stages ablaze on tours with Eric Clapton, Gary Clark, Jr., and Fitz & The Tantrums at Coachella, Bonnaroo, Firefly, and Made In America.
>Whitechapel
- Somatic Defilement [2007] LP (Metal Blade)
First time vinyl pressing. Whitechapel's debut full-length is the album that firmly planted the Knoxville, TN band on an upward trajectory that has carried them to the upper echelons of modern death metal. Originally released in 2007, it's a concept album about Jack the Ripper's infamous murders of prostitutes in East London's Whitechapel district (also where the band derived its name) where death metal and technical metalcore collide. Limited colored copies available.
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>Ty Segall – Fried Shallots 12” (Drag City)
Fried Shallots is a handful of numbers from different times and places over the past few years that all work together in a weird way. Profits from this release will be donated to the American Civil Liberties Union.
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>Jesu/Sun Kil Moon - 30 Seconds Over Planet Earth 2xLP (Caldo Verde)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Sun Kil Moon and Jesu teamed up for the aptly titled collaborative album Sun Kil Moon/Jesu back in January 2016. Now, a little over a year later, they’re back with a follow-up.
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>Mark Lanegan
– Scraps At Midnight [Reissue/1998] LP+MP3 (Sub Pop)
– I’ll Take Care Of You [Reissue/1999] LP+MP3 (Sub Pop)
– Field Songs [Reissue/2001] LP+MP3 (Sub Pop)
Three Lanegan solo albums pressed on 180gm vinyl. One of America's great modern day vocalists and songwriters, Mark Lanegan is a man whose career has been defined by an unwillingness to sit still. In addition to his time in the Screaming Trees and a fruitful solo career the Pacific-Northwest icon has worked with Queens of the Stone Age, Mad Season, former Belle & Sebastian vocalist Isobel Campbell, Melissa Auf der Maur and formed The Gutter Twins with Afghan Whigs/Twilight Singers' Greg Dulli.
This Week’s Vinyl Exclusives:
>21 Savage & Metro Boomin
– Savage Mode LP (Slaughter Gang, LLC)
"The ATL rapper's talent lies in his ability to create his own world and never deviate from it... the blunt force of his verses knock you over the head before his melodic hooks smooth you out – but only for so long until he brings the pain again." -- XXL

>Abhorrent Decimation
– The Pardoner LP (Prosthetic)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Abhorrent Decimation offer up their most inspired, charismatic and dominating material to date in the form of sophomore album
The Pardoner.
>Craig Armstrong
– The Space Between Us [1997] 2xLP (Astralwerks)
First-time vinyl pressing of the debut solo album from Craig Armstrong, who is well known for his string arrangements for the likes of Massive Attack, U2, and his plethora of soundtrack work. The album features guest vocals from Elizabeth Frasier (Cocteau Twins) and Paul Buchanan (The Blue Nile) and features reworkings of several Massive Attack songs. A compelling album incorporating elements of trip hop with orchestral arrangements found in contemporary soundtracks. Pressed on 180gm vinyl.

>Ólafur Arnalds
– Eulogy For Evolution 2017 2xLP Erased Tapes)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds reissues and revives his debut album in the form of a special remastered 10th Anniversary edition titled
Eulogy For Evolution 2017. It is a journey from birth to death, transporting the listener through life itself. Originally written as a teenager, the record has now been restored with the help of his friends, remixed by Ólafur himself and remastered by Nils Frahm.
>Arnocorps
– The Ballsy EP [2009] 12” (Alternative Tentacles)
Arnocorps – The Fantastic EP [2013] 12” (Alternative Tentacles)
The inventors of action adventure hardcore rock 'n' roll continue to inspire heroes and sheroes world-wide.

>The ‘B’ Girls
– Bad Not Evil LP (Bomp!)
Bad Not Evil is The ‘B’ Girls’ first full-length vinyl release featuring their only single on the label plus studio recordings from 1977 up to 1981 and a pair of live tracks. The songs are produced by Debbie Harry of Blondie, Mick Jones of The Clash, Craig Leon (The Ramones, Blondie, Richard Hell, Suicide, The Zeros), Liam Sternberg (Rachel Sweet, Kirsty McColl, The Bangles), Bob Segarini (The Wackers) and The B Girls, with engineer Robin Brouwers (Teenage Head). Peter J. Moore restored and digitally re-mastered all the tracks. Limited pink colored vinyl pressing.
>Bro. Valentino
– Stay Up Zimbabwe [Reissue/1978] 12” (Analog Africa)
Bro. Valentino, Anthony Emrold Phillip, began his illustrious career in 1961 at The Big Bamboo, a minor calypso tent in Port of Spain, Trinidad, before breaking into the professional scene in 1966 at the Lord Kitchener's Caravan calypso tent. After the Black Power revolution of 1970, he transformed into a calypsonian with a conscience and a consciousness who sang on behalf of the poor and downtrodden and was dubbed "The People's Calypsonian". At the end of the heady decade of the tumultuous 1970s, with the echoes of the Black Power revolution of Trinidad still strongly reverberating, Valentino penned his two most commercially successful calypso songs, 1979's "Stay Up Zimbabwe" and 1980's "Ah Wo (Brand New Revolution)" both reflections of the revolutionary spirit which had engulfed the Caribbean in the 1970s. Silk-screen printed cover; 140 gram turquoise vinyl.

>Cage The Elephant
– Unpeeled 2xLP (RCA)
Cage The Elephant's new live album,
Unpeeled, was recorded over a series of intimate shows in cities including Los Angeles, Washington DC, Knoxville, and Nashville where the band performed in a stripped down arrangement with a string quartet and additional percussion. Unpeeled features 21-tracks: 18 curated songs from their past four albums plus three re-imagined versions of existing songs. Said frontman Matt Shultz about the inspiration behind the double live release: “Many times you're adding sonic layers looking for something to hide behind, and what you don't realize is that that vulnerability and that nakedness might be the most compelling and interesting thing about the song.” Limited edition Deluxe colored vinyl pressing also available.
>College
– Shanghai 2xLP+MP3 (Lakeshore)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. College returns with its third full length album, a rich, glowing and nostalgic synth-based offering reminiscent of 2010’s “A Real Hero” (which was featured on the
Drive soundtrack), but at the same time explores a unique and conceptual world. On Shanghai, College's textural and atmospheric work gains a new dimension.
>Corrupted/Noothgrush
– Noothgrush/Corrupted [Reissue/1997] LP (20 Buck Spin)
It’s hard to believe that twenty years have passed since two of the bleakest purveyors of doomed psychosis, namely Noothgrush and Corrupted, unleashed thirty-five minutes of suffering. Perhaps thought buried by grime and rust, this much sought-after split LP has now been excavated in 2017 and given a fresh layer of tar via remastered audio and new artwork.

>David Crosby with Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh and Mickey Hart
– Live At The Matrix, December 1970 LP (Live On Vinyl)
Recorded for broadcast on KSAN-FM, before a small San Francisco audience as Crosby completed his classic solo debut (issued in February 1971), this superb set finds the former Byrd moonlighting from CSNY and collaborating with three members of the Grateful Dead on a mixture of standards and more recent compositions.

>Rick Deitrick
– Gentle Wilderness [Reissue/1978] LP (Tompkins Square)
Rick Deitrick – River Sun River Moon LP (Tompkins Square)
Tompkins Square is proud to release two solo acoustic guitar albums by Rick Deitrick.
Gentle Wilderness was released as a private press LP in 1978. River Sun River Moon consists of previously unreleased recordings from the same time period.
>Dion
– Dion LP (Agitated)
Debut solo album from Dion Lunadon (of A Place To Bury Strangers / The D4). From cutting his teeth back home in New Zealand as a member of The D4 to his current role as bassist of Brooklyn-based A Place to Bury Strangers, Dion Lunadon has played in some form of a rock 'n' roll band his entire life. During a short break in touring with APTBS, Lunadon had a rush of inspiration in the form of a Dion Lunadon creative spasm-a neurotic impulse to make a batch of songs and do it right then and right there. What resulted is quite a jump away from his work in APTBS and draws more influence from bands like Toy Love and The Gun Club, as well as New Zealand unknowns such as Gestalt and Supercar.

>Candy Dulfer
– Together 2xLP (Music On Vinyl)
Limited turquoise colored vinyl pressing. New album from the Dutch saxophonist.
Together was inspired by all that s great in jazz, disco, soul, dance and R&B, but is also a contemporary interpretation of what s happening in music and the world today. Candy created a deeply personal and unique blend of musical genres and influences, bound together by her trademark sound, showcasing her extreme versatility.
>Enya
– The Very Best Of Enya [2009] 2xLP (Reprise)
First-time vinyl pressing.

>Firewalker
– Firewalker LP (Pop Wig)
Firewalker’s first release for Pop Wig features six new songs along with the band’s 2016 demo tape available on vinyl for the first time. CLRVYNT describes the first track “Loaded Dice” as “employing the almost death metal-esque shredded throat of Sophie Hendry with a finished product that’s as if Paul Bearer fronted early Agnostic Front or early Breakdown.”

>Free Salamander Exhibit
– Undestroyed 2xLP (Web Of Mimicry)
Undestroyed is the long-awaited debut from the genre-damning Free Salamander Exhibit of Norcal, comprised of four-fifths of the legendary Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, with the appropriate confusion of tottering riffage, clarity of intent, and apocalyptic joy.
>Serge Gainsbourg
– Indifférente LP (Jambalaya)
Collecting some of Serge Gainsbourg's finest early recordings from 1958 and 1959,
Indifférente finds the provocative chanteur in his rawest form. Pulled from his first two 10" releases and including live cuts and duets with Juliette Gréco, this is the essential document of Serge's beginnings, not long after his songwriting and singing prowess had been discovered by the famous chanteuse Michèle Arnaud who recorded some of his earliest tunes.
>Get The Shot
– Infinite Punishment LP (New Damage)
This Quebec City band plays an unpretentious spirited hardcore tinged with the desperation of a cold and disaffected youth.

>Hauschka
– Substantial [Reissue/2004] LP (Karaoke Kalk)
Substantial is based upon the least conceptual of all concepts: Improvisation. Each track is based upon an opening sequence, the theme of which is extended, modulated and varied with, as far as form or length is concerned, no specific objective in mind. What has come out is music of a differing, well, substance: Eleven atmospheric pieces in which a variety of different techniques overlap and rhythmical images with narrative depth unfold; in which further instruments, such as double bass or vibraphone make a fleeting appearance, at once lending a hint of pop, but at no time detracting from the piano as central instrument; in which experimental and electronic music is accessed without compromising the directness and ease of the improvisational approach.
>Housewives
- Ff061116 LP (Rocket Recordings)
London-based outfit Housewives’ psychic charge—equal parts brittle rhythmic drive, angular contortions, and monochrome minimalism—is as punishing in approach as the band are enigmatic in aspect.

>Rafael Anton Irisarri
- The Shameless Years LP+MP3 (Umor Rex)
Post-minimalist American composer Rafael Anton Irisarri makes his Umor Rex debut with bold new album. Inspired by a troubled socio-political climate, buried melodies punch their way through a bleak cover of noisy drones, periodically veering into some of Irisarri’s most eerily pertinent music to date.

>Jane’s Addiction
– Alive At 25: Ritual de Lo Habitual Live 2xLP (Cleopatra)
Released last year on CD – now available on vinyl. Recently released on DVD and Blu-ray – now available on limited edition colored vinyl. Jane's Addiction celebrates the 25th anniversary of their seminal album
Ritual de Lo Habitual with a live performance of the album in its entirety plus additional favorites as encores.
>Waylon Jennings
– Turn Back The Years: Live In Dallas 75 LP (Live On Vinyl)
In the mid-1970s, Waylon Jennings had just risen to country music superstardom as a figurehead of the outlaw movement. Originally broadcast in 1975 on KAFM/KLRD in Dallas, Texas, these performances from the city's Electric Ballroom include the hits "I'm a Ramblin' Man," "You Ask Me To," "Amanda," "Good Hearted Woman," "Clyde," "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way," and "Bob Wills Is Still the King."

>Jesu/Sun Kil Moon
- 30 Seconds Over Planet Earth 2xLP (Caldo Verde)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Sun Kil Moon and Jesu teamed up for the aptly titled collaborative album Sun Kil Moon/Jesu back in January 2016. Now, a little over a year later, they’re back with a follow-up.

>Elton John
– Rock Of The Westies [Reissue/1975] LP (Island)
Limited 180gm heavyweight vinyl LP pressing released to coincide with Elton’s 50th year in his musical career.

>Mark Lanegan
– Scraps At Midnight [Reissue/1998] LP+MP3 (Sub Pop)
Mark Lanegan – I’ll Take Care Of You [Reissue/1999] LP+MP3 (Sub Pop)
Mark Lanegan – Field Songs [Reissue/2001] LP+MP3 (Sub Pop)
Three Lanegan solo albums pressed on 180gm vinyl. One of America's great modern day vocalists and songwriters, Mark Lanegan is a man whose career has been defined by an unwillingness to sit still. In addition to his time in the Screaming Trees and a fruitful solo career the Pacific-Northwest icon has worked with Queens of the Stone Age, Mad Season, former Belle & Sebastian vocalist Isobel Campbell, Melissa Auf der Maur and formed The Gutter Twins with Afghan Whigs/Twilight Singers' Greg Dulli.

>Lil Ugly Mane
– Three Sided Tape 1 2xLP (Hundebiss)
A collection of unreleased songs and instrumentals from the past few years.

>Livid
– Beneath This Shroud, The Earth Erodes LP (Prosthetic)
Released last year on CD – now available on vinyl. Minneapolis dwellers Cole Benson, Chad Padelford and Tim Leick first got together in 2013 playing instrumental post rock. It wasn't long after that the trio's influences of Eyehategod, the Melvins, Boris, Tool, Evoken and Mournful Congratulation began to manifest naturally through their music creating a more sonically cathartic endeavor. By the Fall of 2016, Livid began work on their debut album,
Beneath This Shroud, The Earth Erodes. The political climate of that time, combined with various struggles each member had, helped create an extremely dark, extremely moody, heavy and angry sounding album.
>Taj Mahal
– Ultrasonic Studios Long Island October 15th 1974 LP (Live On Vinyl)
One of the most revered figures in late 20th century American blues and roots music, by 1974 Taj Mahal had devised a unique style drawing on a huge variety of sources. This superb set typifies his eclectic approach and mastery of the guitar.

>Make Them Suffer
– Worlds Apart LP+MP3 (Rise)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Ten brand new intense, guttural tracks from the deathcore band. Red colored pressing also available.

>Marduk
- F**k Me Jesus [Reissue/1991] 12” (Osmose)
Marduk - Those Of The Unlight [Reissue/1993] LP (Osmose)
Marduk - Opus Nocturne [Reissue/1994] LP (Osmose)
Legendary Swedish band Marduk was formed in 1990 with the intent of creating the most brutal and blasphemous metal act ever. And with the release of their groundbreaking 1991 demo
F**k Me Jesus they proved to be as serious as a heart attack, laying the foundation of Swedish black metal in its wake. They proceeded to up the ante with follow-up full-length outings Dark Endless (1992) and Those Of The Unlight (1993), the latter as primal and ruthless a slab as they come true to Marduk's sinister legacy and true to the essence of black metal.
>The Memories
– Royal United Song Service LP (Burger)
Recently released on cassette – now available on vinyl.
Royal United Song Service was created by The Memories (featuring members of White Fang, Colleen Green, Free Weed, Unkle Funkle, Totally You, Jerry Rogers and more) to raise funds for their first European tour. Through this service The Memories created custom, made-to-order tunes about any topic or theme and with any lyrics, chords or time-signatures for the low, low price of $100. Everyone has a song inside them and this double album speaks to that -- the Memories making songs about other people's memories.
>Mitú
– Cosmus 2xLP (ZZK)
Mitú is the electronic music duo of Julian Salazar, ex-guitarist of Bogota's live-electronic band Bomba Estereo, and Franklin Tejedor, a master percussionist of Colombia's great rhythmic traditions. Together they make music that draws from a wide spectrum of electronic influences, anchored to the percussive, tribal beats of their native Colombia.

>M.O.D.
– U.S.A. For M.O.D. [Reissue/1987] LP (Megaforce)
Crossover New York City thrash/punk group M.O.D. (Method Of Destruction) fronted by Stormtroopers Of Death vocalist Billy Milano have maintained a steady output for over three-decades. Their debut album is back in print for its 30
th Anniversary.
>Mr. T Experience
– King Dork Approximately The Album LP (Sounds Rad)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl.
King Dork Approximately The Album is a twelve-song concept album based on singer Frank Portman's bestselling series of young adult novels. Originally released as a unique digital “balbum,” (book/album) this album is finally given proper treatment on physical format. The album is crammed with carefully crafted songs about girls, love, angst and awkwardness-themes that have resonated with fans new and old for 30 years - a soundtrack to the inside joke that is your life.
>The Mynabirds
– Be Here Now LP+MP3 (Saddle Creek)
A collection of nine songs written and recorded in just two weeks in January 2017 following the Inauguration and the Women’s March. Singer Laura Burhenn worked with producer Patrick Damphier in his Nashville studio (which he was being evicted from to make way for luxury condos) to document the news and peoples’ intense emotional responses to it all in real time. The album vacillates in style and feel to reflect a frayed nation, featuring a Burundian refugee choir on one song, and a cacophony of dissonant saxophones in a new national anthem on another.

>Nights & Weekends
– Music For Marriage LP (Ring The Alarm)
L.A.-based band Nights & Weekends is comprised of celebrated author Jenny Hollowell and her husband, producer Daron Hollowell (Best Coast, FIDLAR).
Music For Marriage, their first album, explores the regret, guilt, longing for understanding and exploration into shared and independent histories that sprung from a time of transition, change and crisis eight years into the Hollowells' marriage.
>Nodra
– Nodra LP (Sige)
Pinprick guitar lines, swaths of ethereal brass, sub-bass thuds, the clatter of distorted percussion, fever dream lullaby melodies - it can be difficult to discern what sounds we're hearing over the course of Nordra's eponymous debut given the strange and unorthodox context of their combination. And while many tech savvy artists have managed to build strange symphonies and texturally curious electronic exercises within the lonely confines of user-friendly software, those in-the-box tactics don't line up with the mission statement of Monika Khot, the mastermind behind Nordra. Blood-red vinyl and housed in a custom letter-pressed jacket.

>Nurse With Wound
– Dark Fat 3xLP (Dirter Promotions)
Released last year on CD – now available on vinyl.
Dark Fat is a celebration and documentation of ten years of NWW shows, but to call Dark Fat a live album is far too simplistic. It is an entirely new recording constructed by combining the most interesting moments of the past decade into unique tracks.
>The Odyssey Cult
– Vol. 1 LP (Silver Current)
The Odyssey Cult – Vol. 2 LP (Silver Current)
The Odyssey Cult is a highly personal, sprawling two-volume, solo electric guitar project from Ethan Miller (Feral Ohms, Howlin’ Rain). Four years in the making and his first solo instrumental guitar-oriented release, self-described as “amp melt and high volume ambient,” it is as indebted to the great minimalists and loop pioneers as to guitar-oriented Krautrock, cult film soundtrack music and the great feedback-riding, amp destroyers of the ’60s to present.

>Overkill
– The Grinding Wheel 2xLP (Nuclear Blast)
Limited yellow and black splatter colored vinyl pressing of the 18th album from the thrash metal kings.

>Pinact
– The Part That No One Knows LP+MP3 (Kanine)
The trio offers hooks by the dozen, artillery-style drumming and perfectly synchronised guitar interplay.

>The Pod
– The Pod LP (Accident Prone)
The Pod is the solo project of Make frontman Scott Endres. Citing influences from the likes of Gary Numan, Lungfish, Vangelis, Killing Joke, Godflesh, Aphex Twin, and even Casio keyboards, the self-titled debut from The Pod is worlds away from the harsh and bombastic doom metal of Make, yet the album still possesses an atmospheric and mesmerizing quality. Encompassing elements of black metal, synthesizers, and sampled beats, the album is dark and twisted journey of highs and lows, dark and light—a thrilling, yet challenging, ride with truly engrossing results.

>Potbelly
– Test Of Time LP (Sudden Death)
For their new album,
Test Of Time, Potbelly’s normal beer swillin’ and sexual debauchery is left in the past; instead, they leap forward with songs speaking out against police brutality, gang violence, racism, rape, and Trump’s new version of Amerikkka. Thrash-punk crossover madness.
>Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement
- Fallen Leaves Camouflaged Behind Tropical Flowers [2011] 12” (Hospital Productions)
Marking six years of Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement’s cultish, elemental output, Dominick Fernow gives the project's debut release a vinyl pressing for the first time, coiling up two extended tracts of impure, unnatural gloom ranking amongst his most cherished works.

>David Rawlings
– Poor David’s Almanack LP+MP3 (Acony)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Guitar man David Rawlings leaves the Machine moniker behind for his third album,
Poor David’s Almanack, a wry mixture of acoustic and electric performances rich in ageless American vernacular. Gloriously captured on analog tape by studio wizards Ken Scott and Matt Andrews, the ten new songs took shape in a rollicking weeklong session at Woodland Sound Studios in Nashville, Tennessee where Rawlings and longtime compatriot Gillian Welch (who also designed the cover art) joined together with Willie Watson, Paul Kowert, Brittany Haas, Ketch Secor, and Taylor and Griffin Goldsmith to produce an album for all seasons.
>Emily Saliers
– Murmuration Nation LP (MRI Associated)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. “What's a 53-year-old woman doing making her first solo record?” muses Saliers, best known as one half of the iconic duo Indigo Girls. In this 'post-fact' era in which we find ourselves living today, Saliers' fearless voice and insightful perspective feel more vital and relevant than ever before. The songs also reveal a new side of Saliers' artistry, one that even her most ardent fans might not expect to hear.

>Ben Salisbury & Geoff Barrow
– Black Mirror: Men Against Fire [OST] LP (Invada)
Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow return to score a new episode
Men Against Fire from the highly acclaimed third series of Charlie Brooker's sensational Black Mirror. Further exploring their distinct style as seen in their Ivor Novello winning score for Ex Machina, and in the 2017 motion picture Freefire, Salisbury and Barrow's work on this release again delivers a completely unique sound which marries synthesizers with string orchestras, creating a soundtrack which both beautifully and eerily accompanies the episode. Limited army green colored vinyl LP pressing.
>Pharoah Sanders
– Izipho Zam (My Gifts) [Reissue/1973] LP (Everland)
Hailed by peers as the best tenor saxophonist in the world, Pharoah Sanders is a legend in jazz music.
Izipho Zam is his third album, initially recorded in January 1969, and was originally released on the Strata-East label in 1973. Passionate, intense and free, Sanders saxophone especially, is exquisite, pouring out its soul telling a story of its own.
>Ty Segall
– Fried Shallots 12” (Drag City)
Fried Shallots is a handful of numbers from different times and places over the past few years that all work together in a weird way. Profits from this release will be donated to the American Civil Liberties Union.
>Sólstafir
– Masterpiece Of Bitterness [Reissue/2005] 2xLP (Spinefarm)
Sólstafir – Köld [Reissue/2005] 2xLP (Spinefarm)
Recently reissued on CD – now available on vinyl. Reissue of the Icelandic metal band’s sophomore album.

>Soundtrack
– Charlie & The Chocolate Factory [OST/2005] 2xLP (Silva Screen)
Double mint marbled vinyl (first-time pressing) in a gatefold jacket.

>Juanita Stein
- America LP (Nude/Hammerheart)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Debut solo album from the Howling Bells lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist. “This is a different, yet equally valid take on pure Americana, a pure Americana old Philco tube radio with Patsy Cline’s voice, like some sort of Bible miracle, singing from the speaker. This is dreamy, soulful, and lovely country.” – Soundlab

>Supercat
– Don Dada [Reissue/1992] LP (Sony Legacy)
150gm vinyl reissue of the 1992 album from the reggae/dancehall great. Super Cat (aka William Anthony Maragh in Kingston, Jamaica) is a deejay who achieved widespread popularity during the late 1980s and early 1990s dancehall movement.

>Andy Summers
– Triboluminescence LP (Cargo)
Triboluminescence is an album representing the style that Summers has evocatively dubbed “new exotic” — 14th solo album from this legendary guitarist builds on the sonic and artistic framework of his lauded 2015 set, Metal Dog.
>Temple Of Void
– Lords Of Death LP (Shadow Kingdom)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Detroit band Temple Of Void harkens back to the somber sound of early European doom, while channeling the energy and devastation of old-school American death metal.

>Trans Am
– Trans Am [Reissue/1995] LP+MP3 (Thrill Jockey)
Trans Am – Surrender To The Night [Reissue/1997] LP+MP3 (Thrill Jockey)
Trans Am – Sex Change [Reissue/2007] LP+MP3 (Thrill Jockey)
In celebration of Thrill Jockey's 25
th Anniversary, classic titles from Trans Am are available on colored vinyl for the first time.
>Aaron Turner & Daniel Menche
– Nox LP (Sige)
Aaron Turner (SUMAC, Isis) is a prolific artist whose output veers from violent guitar architectures to textural meditations. Daniel Menche is an equally prolific musician whose work in the fields of noise and experimentalism displays both savage tactile expressionism and masterful studio manipulations. Consequently, their collaborative album
Nox could have been a brutish exercise in punishing frequencies and aural assaults. Instead, Nox is what Turner describes as “a combo of Danielʼs more free-flowing form of impulsive music making and my more contemplative composition.”
>Various Artists
- Brownswood Bubblers 12 Pt. 2 LP (Brownswood)
The roll-call of artists who've appeared on the Brownswood Bubblers series is impressive. Boasting alumni like Flying Lotus, Dam-Funk and Floating Points, the compilations have long championed the rising stars of underground music. this part draws on two talents, in Broadstrokes and Skinny Pelembe, who've been nurtured through curator/compiler Gilles Peterson's Future Bubblers program - an Arts Council-funded scheme which is about helping new artists into the industry.

>Various Artists
- Panama! 2: Latin Sounds, Cumbia Tropical & Calypso Funk On The Isthmus 1967-77 [Reissue/2009] LP (Soundway)
Various Artists - Panama! 3: Calypso Panameno, Guajira Jazz and Cumbia Tipica on Theisthmus 1960-1975 [Reissue/2009] 2xLP (Soundway)
More of the golden age of Panamanian music and the music of the combos nacionales on rare recordings that have never been released outside the isthmus until 2009.

>Various Artists
- Seção Rítmica: Instrumental Funk '70s Brazil LP+7” (Atemoya)
Brazil has always had its own brand of musical virtuosity, one that combined a distinctive and innate rhythmic swing with an effortless ability to turn seemingly abstract riffs into ridiculously catchy hooks. In the late '60s and '70s when these talented players in Rio and Sao Paolo turned their focus towards the North American funk scene and bands like Kool & The Gang, the Meters and the JBs, a new element was added to the mix. Culled from the times no vocalist was claiming the spotlight, these instrumentals focus firmly on the rhythm section and its funky accompaniment, a journey through the '70s heyday of instrumental funk from Brazil from its rawest roots to refined boogie gems.

>The Veils
– The Runaway Found LP (Music On Vinyl)
The Runaway Found is an excellent debut album from this popular New Zealand band. The sound of The Veils is overall lush, romantic and literate. Lead singer Finn Andrews, who was just 17 and 18 when he composed the songs of this album, is confident and sensitive, much like Richard Ashcroft and the late Jeff Buckley. Andrews' lyrics and The Veils' mature presentation complement one another.
>Venomous Maximus
– No Warning LP (Shadow Kingdom)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. Heaving heaviness, haunting melodicism, sweaty grit, red-blooded swagger, rock-god vocals.

>Warrant
– Louder Harder Faster LP (Vinyl Eck)
Recently released on CD – now available on vinyl. 2017 release from the melodic hard rockers. Limited red colored vinyl pressing also available.

>Whiskey Meyers
– Firewater [Reissue/2011] LP (Wiggy Thump)
Whiskey Myers debut album,
Road Of Life (2008), established the guys as a worthy heir to Skynyrd’s blue-collar tradition. The sinewy sound and intense musical interplay worked well in concert, and dates began piling up in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Since September 2009, they have been touring throughout Texas and Oklahoma as well as the Midwest and the Southeast. The band's sophomore release, Firewater, ups the ante and solidifies Whiskey Myers as the genre-bending diamond in the rough, whose music has captured the attention of fans and critics alike. Produced by Leroy Powell, former guitarist for Shooter Jennings, and recorded at the famed Panhandle House in Denton, TX.
>Stevie Wonder
– Original Musiquarium I [Reissue/1982] 2xLP (Motown)
Now back on vinyl after several years out of print, this double-LP set was originally a 1982 release featuring Stevie's biggest hits from 1972-1980, with a new song at the end of each of the four sides.
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