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NEW RELEASES 05.03.21

by Adrian Walshe on Mar 05, 2021

NEW RELEASES 05.03.21

INDIE / ALTERNATIVE

ARAB STRAP – As Days Get Dark – LP – Indies Only Two Tone Coloured Vinyl €23.99 - the band’s 7th studio album and their first since 2005’s The Last Romance. The new album will appeal to longtime fans and pick up new ones who weren’t ready for Arab Strap first time round!

KINGS OF LEON – When You See Yourself – 2LP limited Cream Vinyl 26.99 / Black Vinyl €24.99 / CD €13.99 - The band’s 8th studio album. This new collection was recorded at Nashville’s famed Blackbird Studios, and produced by Grammy Award-winning Markus Dravs (Arcade Fire, Coldplay, Florence + the Machine). When You See Yourself propels Kings of Leon into 2021 with a modern evolution of their sound.

VARIOUS – Soul Jazz Records Presents Two Synths A Guitar (And) A Drum Machine: Post Punk Dance Vol.1 – 2LP – 180g Neon Green Vinyl €34.99 - Soul Jazz Records new Two Synths, A Guitar (and) A Drum Machine is a new collection of current D-I-Y post-punk bands shaped by the mutant sounds of no wave, punk funk and New York Noise bands from the late 70s and early 80s that collided with the world of underground dance music found at the Paradise Garage, Mudd Club in New York City (ESG, Arthur Russell, Bush Tetras, Talking Heads, Suicide, Liquid Liquid).

BALTHAZAR – Sand – LP – Indies Only Yellow Vinyl €23.99 - Highlighting the nuances of love, loss and life, Sand sees the writing duo of Devoldere and Deprez hitting new heights

DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE – Gas Lit – LP – 180g Transparent Red Vinyl €28.99 - Divide and Dissolve members Takiaya Reed (saxophone, guitar, live effects) and Sylvie Nehill (drums, live effects) create instrumental music that is both heavy and beautiful, classically influenced yet thrillingly contemporary and powerfully expressive and communicative. Their music has the ability to speak without words and utilises frequencies to interact with the naturally occurring resonance.

DMA’s – Live At Brixton – 2LP – Smoke Effect Pink/Orange Vinyl €24.99 - DMA’S On March 6th, 2020 a sold-out audience filled the O2 Academy Brixton’s cavernous space from wall-to-wall. It’s still the greatest show we have ever played...

TIGERS JAW – I Won’t Care How You Remember Me – LP – Coke Bottle Green Vinyl €24.99 - Described by the member’s moms as Saves The Day meets Fleetwood Mac, Tigers Jaw has been carving out their own legacy in the indie, alternative, and emo- punk genres since 2006.

AZITA - Glen Echo - LP - Vinyl €31.99 - A guitarry hybrid of Azita’s edgy rock / soul / R&B sound. Grooving good times, acerbic exchanges overheard in the street, shifts in community, the losses you will carry always, dark recesses late at night that echo with a wonder you've never felt before. Life.

RON GALLO – Peacemeal – LP – Vinyl €20.99 - On his third LP, he exits the noisy confines of the garage and goes outside where there’s no limit to embracing all aspects of himself. The result is a colourful hodgepodge of 90’s hip-hop, r&b, weirdo pop, jazz, and punk.

JANE WEAVER - Flock - LP - Indies Only Cream Vinyl €20.99 - Flock’ is the record that Jane Weaver always wanted to make, the most genuine version of herself, complete with unpretentious Day-Glo pop sensibilities, wit, kindness, humour and glamour. A consciously positive vision for negative times, a brooding and ethereal creation.

WAXAHATCHEE – Out In The Storm – LP – Metallic Silver Vinyl €29.99 - Limited Reissue.

GOLDFRAPP – Seventh Tree (2021 Reissue) – LP – 180g Yellow Vinyl €24.99 - Limited Reissue. After spending years on the dancefloor with Black Cherry and Supernature, Goldfrapp take a breather with Seventh Tree. Allison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory slow down the beats and break out the acoustic guitars on a set of songs that suggest chilling out in a field during a hazy, watercolor summer; this is music for after the party, not after-parties

BILLY NOMATES – Emergency Telephone – 12″ EP – Ocean Blue Vinyl €18.99 - Off the back of her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album released last year on Invada Records, Billy Nomates returns with her new 5 Track EP Emergency Telephone.

NIRVANA – Feels Like The First Time – 2LP – Vinyl €25.99 - Previously unreleased on vinyl Nirvana broadcast of the seminal Pier 48 gig! Recorded at Seattle’s Pier 48 on 13th December 1993. Broadcast across multiple TV and Radio networks for all to enjoy. Features classic songs such as Polly, Love Buzz, Smells like Teen Spirit, plus many more!

WORKING MEN’S CLUB – Working Mens Club (Love Record Stores Variant) – LP – Limited Picture Disc €22.99

ROCK & POP

NEIL YOUNG - Neil Young Archives Vol. II - 10 X CD - Boxset €132.99 - sold out, contact us to reorder.

GRATEFUL DEAD – Live In Stanford, CA ‘88 – 3LP – Triple Coloured Vinyl €24.99 - 1988 the Dead were in superb shape, buoyed by their hit In The Dark LP and an album and tour with Bob Dylan. Their vigorous shows in this period have become the stuff of legend, typified by the superb performance captured on this triple LP release, which broadcast on KZSU-FM.

DAVID BOWIE – Unplugged & Slightly Phased (Acoustic Broadcasts 1996) – 2LP – Vinyl €23.99 - Bowie’s 1996 contributions to the annual Bridge School benefit concert! Performing a stellar selection from the David Bowie back catalogue, with an impromptu version of the Coasters’ I’m A Hog For You Baby thrown in too for good measure. All played acoustically by Bowie, this rare recording is now available on vinyl for the first time!

JAZZ

PAT METHENY – Road To The Sun – 2LP – Vinyl €26.99 - On his latest album, Road To The Sun, Pat Metheny surprises us once again with his seemingly endless ability to harvest new vistas while retaining the instantly recognizable Metheny sound.

CHET BAKER REISSUES Craft Recordings is pleased to reissue four classic, remastered titles from legendary jazz artist Chet Baker. The albums comprise Baker’s entire output as a leader for the renowned jazz label Riverside—all recorded and released between 1958 and 1959: The recordings, which feature such icons as Bill Evans, Johnny Griffin and Kenny Burrell, have all been cut from their original analog master tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI.

CHARLES MINGUS – Mingus Ah Um (Redux) – 2LP – Vinyl €37.99 - RSD release from last year , now available on black vinyl. Double LP housed in a gatefold jacket and features 2nd LP of rarities from the Mingus Ah Um Sessions

JAZZ RESTOCKS:

SOUL & FUNK

ARLO PARKS - Super Sad Generation - LP - White Vinyl €22.99 - sold out on preorder.

MICA PARIS – Gospel – LP – Vinyl €19.99 - Mica Paris is back with Gospel, returning to her roots with an album inspired by legends of the genre and the experiences of her life.

RAP & HIP-HOP

JUNGLEPUSSY – JP4 – LP – Vinyl €22.99 - With a name as bold as Junglepussy and an artistry to match, Shayna McHayle is New York’s premier rap rule-breaker. Honest, funny, and freaky, her rhymes span from the explicitly audacious to the tenderly relatable.

THE KOREATOWN ODDITY – Little Dominiques Nosebleed – 2LP – Green Vinyl €30.99 - For fans of Quakers, Pink Siifu, Homeboy Sandman, Jeremiah Jae, Madlib, Samiyam.

MADLIB / FOUR TET - Sound Ancestors - LP - Vinyl €31.99 - sold out on pre-order , more due 12/3

QUAKERS – Supa K: Heavy Tremors – 2LP – Vinyl €28.99 - Production supergroup Quakers are Portishead’s Geoff Barrow aka Fuzzface, Portishead engineer 7STU7 and Ashley Anderson aka Supa K. Released on double LP around Quakers’ long- awaited second album, II: The Next Wave, Supa K: Heavy Tremors showcases the very best in instrumental hip-hop production. Album artwork created by graphic novel artist Joe Currie.

COUNTRY

GILLIAN WELCH & DAVID RAWLINGS – All The Good Times – CD €11.99 - 10 performances on their reel-to-reel of some of their favourite songs from the likes of John Prine (“Hello In There”), Bob Dylan (“Abandoned Love”), Norman Blake (“Ginseng Sullivan”), and more.

SOUNDTRACK

ENNIO MORRICONE – I Malamondo (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – 2LP – Vinyl €28.99 - Continuing the “Morricone Segreto” series of unearthing hidden and underrated soundtracks of the late Maestro – the next release is the score of I Malamondo.

RIZ ORTOLANI AND NINO OLIVIERO – Mondo Cane (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – 2LP – Vinyl €28.99 - The soundtrack has a cult following also, innovative and modern, influences that span from jazz to exotica. It won a Grammy and nominated for the Oscar in 1963

ELECTRONIC / DANCE

JAPAN – Quiet Life (2021 Remaster) – Deluxe Boxset Edition (1 X 180g Vinyl / 3 X CD) €54.99 / Red Vinyl €23.99 / CD €12.99 - The Record Is Now The Subject Of A Major New Reissue Featuring A Brand New Abbey Road Half-Speed Remaster Of The Original Album. Boxset includes .alt mixes, b-sides, singles, rarities and live material

VISIONIST – A Call To Arms – LP – White Vinyl €23.99 - Visionist’s first release for Mute is a hypnotic elegy. A Call To Arms is Visionist’s third album release and where previously the artist used his vocals as samples, we hear his singing voice in the form of song and lyric for the first time. Along with the addition of Visionist’s vocals, the album is host to a varied list of collaborators including Haley Haley Fohr (Circuit des Yeux) and Morgan Simpson (Black Midi).

JOHN FRUSCIANTE – Maya – 2LP – Indies Only Lilac Coloured Vinyl €24.99 - Limited Repress of Fruciante's new instrumental electronic album.

DANIEL AVERY & ALESSANDRO CORTINI – Illusion Of Time (Love Record Stores Variant) – LP - Limited Clear Vinyl

MYD – Moving Men Remixes – 12″ E.P. – Limited Solid Blue Vinyl €12.99 -Features the original version of “Moving Men” (featuring Mac de Marco) and 4 remixes by Metronomy, Gaspard Auge (from Justice) and Victor Le Manse, Bob Sinclar and Panteros666.

METAL

A DAY TO REMEMBER - You're Welcome - LP - Apple Red Vinyl €19.99 - A Day To Remember return with their widely-anticipated new album, You’re Welcome. You’re Welcome marks the platinum-selling US band’s first album for Fueled By Ramen/Parlophone.

HELLOWEEN – The Dark Ride – 2LP – Limited Edition Clear/Grey Splatter Vinyl €33.99 - Limited Reissue. 9th (2000) Studio Album From German Power Metal Legends.

HELLOWEEN – My God-Given Right – 2LP – Blue Splatter Vinyl €33.99 -Limited Reissue. The fifteenth full-length studio album by legendary German Power/Speed Metal band.

HELLOWEEN – Rabbit Don’t Come Easy – 2LP – Limited Edition Orange/Black Splatter Vinyl €33.99 - Limited Reissue.

ACCEPT – Too Mean To Die (Special Collector’s Fan Box) – 2LP + CD + Autograph Card – Blue & Red Black Splatter Vinyl €63.99 - Collectors fan box of the new album.

CULT OF LUNA – The Raging River – EP – Crystal Clear With Blue/White Splatter Vinyl €35.99 - Cult of Luna release a new EP, entitled The Raging River, via Red Creek – the band’s newly created record label. The EP features a guest appearance from Mark Lanegan.

THIN LIZZY – Tokyo 1980 – 2LP – Vinyl €25.99 - Recorded at Nakano Sunplaza, on 25th September, recorded live for FM Radio broadcast across the country! This concert remains a favourite among Japanese fans, and this remarkable gig can now he heard by Lizzy enthusiasts worldwide!

METALLICA – Seattle ’89 : Volume Two – 2LP – Vinyl €25.99 - Recorded at the The Seattle Center Coliseum on 30th August 1989.

MACHINE HEAD – The Burning Red – LP – 180g Vinyl €21.99 -MOV reissue.

PUNK & HARDCORE

OI POLLOI – Pigs For Slaughter : 20 Years Of Anarcho-Punk Chaos – LP – Hot Pink Vinyl €26.99 - 20 Years of Anarcho Punk Chaos! 17 tracks Remastered and pressed on vinyl for the first time. When it was originally released back in ’96 it was only available in the CD format.

REGGAE - Restocks