NEW RELEASES 05.02.21
by Adrian Walshe on Feb 05, 2021
INDIE / ALTERNATIVE
FOO FIGHTERS – Medicine At Midnight – LP – Limited Blue Vinyl €24.99 / Black €21.99 / CD €14.99 - Packing nine new songs into a tight ass 37 minutes. This collection includes the smoldering new single, Shame Shame
BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD – For The First Time – LP – White Vinyl €22.99 - The debut album from Black Country, New Road – the latest stars from the burgeoning and famed Brixton Windmill scene, which also fostered the rise of contemporaries, Black Midi, Squid, Fat White Family and Shame.
FLEET FOXES – Shore – 2LP – Limited Crystal Clear Vinyl €32.99/ 2LP Black €32.99 -The new album is celebration of life in the face of death, honouring lost musical heroes, from David Berman to John Prine to Judee Sill to Bill Withers, embracing the joy and solace they brought to people’s lives and honoring their memory. Shore is an object levitating between the magnetic fields of the past and the future.
TV PRIEST – Uppers – LP – Grey Marbled Vinyl €24.99 - Posing as many questions as it answers, Uppers is a thunderous opening statement that continues the UK’s recent resurgence of grubby, furious post-punk music. It says something very different though – something completely its own
THE STAVES – Good Woman – LP – Indies Only Clear Vinyl €19.99 - It’s a decade since The Staves self-released their first EP and a lot has happened since then. Their third album Good Woman was written and recorded amid major upheaval, heartbreak and bereavement. The new-found boldness, loudness and lyrical directness on this record are indicative of lives forced to become a serious concern.
BOB MOULD – Distortion: 1996-2007 – 9LP – 140g Clear Splatter Vinyl (Signed Indie Exclusive) €172.99 - Demon Records presents Distortion: 1996-2007, the second in a series of four expansive vinyl box sets chronicling the solo career of legendary American musician Bob Mould.
BIS – Music For Animations – LP – Vinyl €24.99 - These recordings are all that remain of the animations experiment. Some doubted they even existed at all but we are able now to bring you the 16 slices of pop punk perfection that many thought were lost forever. So rare and top secret that we can tell you no more.
KIKAGAKU MOYO – Forest Of Lost Children – LP <45RPM> – Clear Vinyl With Black Splatter €26.99 - psychedelic, folk, prog-rock, psychedelic-folk-mixed-with-prog-rock – do little to accurately reflect the spectrum of influences on display, let alone the more impactful realization of completeness in Kikagaku Moyo’s songs.
MORPHINE – Cure For Pain (Remastered) – LP – 180g Vinyl €31.99 - Cure for Pain is the second album by Morphine, originally released in 1993. The band combined blues and jazz elements with more traditional rock arrangements, giving the band an unusual sound. Unquestionably one of the best and most cutting-edge rock releases of the ’90s.” – Allmusic
CLOUD NOTHINGS – Turning On (10th Anniversary Edition) – LP – Westlake Water Vinyl €20.99 - Debut album reissue. Turning On still remains the stripped-back core of Cloud Nothings style: raw and grungy, filled with catchy earworms that are surprisingly pop.
SUEDE – Royal Albert Hall – 24th March 2010 – 3LP – Clear Vinyl €38.99 - At the request of the Teenage Cancer Trust, after a seven-year hiatus Suede reformed to play what they believed would be a one-off concert at the Royal Albert Hall on 24th March 2010. As a result of the extraordinary reaction from the audience, the band decided to reform permanently, and have gone on to record three new studio albums
BADWAN & COXON – Boiling Point/Promise Land – 12″ – Vinyl €12.99 - A collaboration between Faris Badwan (The Horrors / Cat’s Eyes) & renowned guitarist John Coxon (Spring Heel Jack / Spiritualized / Treader
ISLET – Eyelet (Love Record Stores Variant) – LP – Limited Pink Vinyl €21.99 - Limited to 300 copies + BONUS Fire Records Compilation CD. A Powys trio whose free-spirited invention and exuberant intensity flows through experimental pop: hypnotic, exhilarating and defiantly unique
MODERN STUDIES – The Weight Of The Sun (Love Record Stores Variant) – LP €21.99 - Yellow Vinyl limited to 300 copies. glorious compendium of haunted disco hallelujahs, mercurial krautrock chorales, cosmic pop adagios and euphoric, resilient, anthems.
MODERN NATURE -Annual – (Love Record Stores Variant) – LP – Army Green Vinyl €25.99 - limited to 500 copies. Plaintive cello strains melted into motorik beats. Pastoral field recordings drifted through looping guitar figures. Rising melodies shone with reflective saxophone accents, placing the record somewhere between the subtle mediations of Talk Talk, the stirring folk of Anne Briggs and the atmospheric waves of Harmonia.
BRIGID MAE POWER – Head Above Water (Love Record Stores Variant) – LP – Limited Gold Vinyl €21.99 - limited to 500 copies + BONUS Fire Records Compilation CD. Brigid Mae Power paints expansive songs that are effortless, hypnotic and folk-oriented like Judee Sill, Bill Callahan and Sharon Van Etten.
RAP & HIP-HOP
COMMON – A Beautiful Revolution (Part 1) – LP – Indies Only Clear Vinyl With Red & Blue Swirl/Marble Vinyl €20.99 - This instant hip hop classic and call to action from the modern-day renaissance man – a Grammy-, Emmy-, and Oscar-winning artist, activist, actor, and two time New York Times Bestselling author – features seven new songs and two new interludes that catch Common at a new prime in his career.
INTERNET MONEY - B4 The Storm - LP - Clear Vinyl €26.99 - Internet Money, the LA-based production collective behind hits from Lil Uzi Vert, XXXTentacion and more, with their debut album, B4 The Storm. The star-studded compilation includes 15 brand new tracks (17 in total) and guest appearances from Trippie Redd, Juice WRLD, Wiz Khalifa, Future, Swae Lee, Gunna, NAV, Don Toliver, Lilspirit, TheHxliday, Lil Tecca, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, iann dior, Lil Mosey, Lil Skies & more!
ROLE MODEL – Our Little Angel – EP – Milky White Vinyl €28.99 - Maine-born, LA-based musician, songwriter and vocalist with his new EP ‘Our Little Angel’. The project is the follow-up to last year’s ‘oh, how perfect’ EP, which Ones To Watch noted “sets a new precedent for bedroom pop,” and includes the previously released singles ‘going out’, ‘blind’ and for the people in the back’, the latter of which received a stripped back performance from him in July.
PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS – O.S.T. – 2LP – Vinyl €27.99 - Upgraded gloss 2xLP gatefold sleeve (original press was 2lp non-gatefold and standard weight) with new liner notes and printed sleeves. With a career spanning two decades and 12 releases, L.A. hip hop duo People Under the Stairs bid farewell with their final LP last year.
TYLER THE CREATOR & PROPHET – Peach Fuzz – 10″ – Picture Disc Vinyl €21.99 -10-inch, shaped picture disc. Peach Fuzz is Tyler, the Creator’s reworked version of Prophet’s Wanna Be Your Man produced by Prophet, Mndsgn, and Swarvy
SOUL & FUNK
DONNY HATHAWAY – A Donny Hathaway Collection – 2LP – Purple Vinyl €17.99 - Platinum “Best Of” that’s never been released on Vinyl. This collection has been the go-to forDonny Hathaway fans old and new for 30 years. On Dark Purple Vinyl.
ROCK & POP
DEWOLFF – Wolffpack – LP – Vinyl €18.99 - With the new album Dewolff are Liberators of the funky groove, they’re riding the highways swerving in an out of 70s soul-funk, fuzzed-up psychedelia, swamp-rock and haunting melancholia, with their shades on, convertible top-down and radio on, their sights are set on the horizon.
LOVE AFFAIR – The Best Of Love Affair And Steve Ellis – LP – 180g Gold Vinyl €24.99 - All the hits!! including Everlating Love ,Rainbow Valley , A Day Without Love and Bringing On Back The Good Times.
DR. HOOK – Gold: The Greatest Hits – LP – Vinyl €24.99 - All the hits!! The group achieved an impressive 6 UK Top 10 singles including ‘Sylvia’s Mother’, ‘A Little Bit More’ and the #1 hit ‘When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman’
RON CARTER – Foursight: Stockholm – 2LP – Limited 180g Vinyl €47.99 - Audiophile reissue of the first RSD release from legendary jazz bassist Ron Carter, the most-recorded jazz bassist in history and member of the second great Miles Davis Quintet (1963 – 1968).
SUN RA AND HIS OUTER SPACE ARKESTRA – A Fireside Chat With Lucifer – LP – Vinyl €32.99 - Fireside Chat offers a wide stylistic array, as was the artist’s intent, reflecting his eclectic, seemingly irreconcilable approach to compositional extremes. With Sun Ra you get everything… except predictability. First ever reissue of this iconic album!
GEORGE BENSON – Breezin’ – LP – Blue Vinyl €17.99 - Pressed here onto Blue vinyl, this classic Grammy winning album, containing 2 sought after classics, “This Masquerade” and “Breezin’” is the fifteenth studio album from the jazz/soul guitarist, George Benson. Marking the beginning of Benson’s most commercially successful era.
REGGAE / SKA
VARIOUS ARTISTS – Clive “Azul” Hunt Presents… Bad, Bad, Bad – LP – Vinyl €17.99 - Bad, Bad, Bad is a historical compilation of Clive Hunt’s exceptional 1970s and 80s roots reggae productions, featuring various artists that helped build his reputation. The collection includes rare tracks by Bonny Gayle, Dennis Brown, The Abyssinians, Junior Murvin, Max Romeo, and Marcia Griffiths, among others, including Hunt himself in his ‘Lizzard’ persona and as the lead singer of the In Crowd.
JAH THOMAS – Dub Of Dubs – LP – 180g White Vinyl €16.99 - Jah Thomas is a reggae deejay and record producer who first came to prominence in the 1970s, later setting up his own Midnight Rock and Nura labels.
FEMI KUTI & MADE KUTI – Legacy + – 2LP – Vinyl €27.99 - Partisan Records release two albums from Femi and Made, packaged together and appropriately titled Legacy +. Both albums that make up Legacy + are steeped in the tradition of Afrobeat invented by their father Fela Kuti, but each also offers their own unique vision.
FOLK / TRADITIONAL
YE VAGABONDS – I’m A Rover / The Bothy Lads – 7″ – Vinyl €11.99 - hese two new songs were recorded at Hellfire Studio, Dublin by Lankum producer John ‘Spud’ Murphy in March 2020.
THE WEATHER STATION – Ignorance – LP – Vinyl €23.99 - Ignorance is sensuous, ravishing, as hi-fi a record as Lindeman has ever made, breaking into pure pop at moments, at others a dense wilderness of notes; a deeply rhythmic and painful record that feels more urgent and clear than her work ever has.
KATE RUSBY – Hand Me Down – 2LP – Limited Orange Vinyl €32.99 - Kate Rusby returns with a covers album. Hand Me Down, started life a few years ago whilst she was rehearsing for the Jo Whiley Show on BBC Radio 2. Jo asks her live music guests to perform songs of their own plus any cover version of their choice, Kate’s choice at that time was Oasis’ Don’t Go Away; on her second visit to the show she chose by Friday I’m in Love by The Cure.
M. WARD – Duet For Guitars #2 – LP – Indies Only 180g Clear Vinyl €26.99 - Clear vinyl reissue of ‘Duet for Guitars 2′ which was M Ward’s first record.
ELECTRONIC / DANCE
PUMA BLUE – In Praise Of Shadows – 2LP – 180g Milky Clear Vinyl €23.99 - Over the course of two EPs, two singles and a stripped-back live album, Puma Blue has established himself as one of the UK’s most vital new talents. Now comes the long awaited debut album In Praise of Shadows via Blue Flowers. In Praise of Shadows is a delirious dreamland of soulful vocals, D’Angelo-ish guitars and muted electronic beats.
TRIBULATION – Where The Gloom Becomes Sound – LP – Limited Edition 180g Vinyl €26.99 - The Swedish Grammy Award-winning quartet toiled for the better part of two years in various innominate undercrofts and ritualized hollows to nail down Where the Gloom Becomes Sound. They emerged with an exhilarating spell of an album.
BACK IN STOCK!
- RADIOHEAD – King Of Limbs – LP – Vinyl €20.99
- RADIOHEAD – Hail To The Thief – 2LP – Vinyl €24.99
- RADIOHEAD – I Might Be Wrong: Live Recordings – LP – Vinyl €20.99
- ARCTIC MONKEYS – Whatever People Say I Am That’s What I’m Not – LP – Vinyl €24.99
- THE NATIONAL – High Violet – 2LP – 180g Vinyl €24.99
- THE NATIONAL – Trouble Will Find Me – 2LP – Vinyl €24.99
- THE NATIONAL – Sleep Well Beast – 2LP – White Vinyl €24.99
- GIRL BAND – The Talkies – LP- Vinyl €20.99
- GIRL BAND – Holding Hands With Jamie – LP – Vinyl €20.99
- THE FLAMING LIPS – American Head – 2LP – Vinyl €27.99
- BAUHAUS – In The Flat Field – LP – Vinyl €20.9
- KRAFTWERK – Radio-Activität (German Version) – LP – Limited Translucent Yellow Vinyl €22.99
- KRAFTWERK – Trans Europa Express (German Version) – LP – Limited Clear Vinyl €22.99
- KRAFTWERK – Computerwelt (German Version) – LP – Limited Translucent Neon Yellow Vinyl
- KRAFTWERK – Die Mensch-Maschine (German Version) – LP – Limited Translucent Red Vinyl €22.99
- KRAFTWERK – Techno Pop (German Version) – LP – Limited Clear Vinyl €22.99