NEW RELEASES 09.10.20
by Adrian Walshe on Oct 09, 2020
FUTURE ISLANDS – As Long As You Are – LP €19.99 / Limited Petrol Blue Vinyl €23.99 - The Baltimore group release As Long As You Are, their sixth studio record, via 4AD. As Long As You Are looks to the past as well as the future, confronting old ghosts and embracing a new hope.
ANDY BELL – The View From Halfway Down – LP – Limited Blue Vinyl €23.99 - Ride guitarist/singer Andy Bell releases his debut solo album
SYLVAN ESSO – Free Love – LP – Limited Opaque Sky Blue Vinyl €22.99 - New Album. These are Sylvan Esso’s most nuanced and undeniable songs—bold enough to say how they feel, big enough to make you join in that feeling.
DAWES – Good Luck With Whatever – LP €20.99 - American rockers Dawes release of their extraordinary new album.
MARY LATTIMORE – Silver Ladders – LP – Limited Silver Star Vinyl €20.99 - Los Angeles-based harpist Mary Lattimore returns with Silver Ladders, the full-length follow-up to acclaimed album Hundreds of Days.
METZ – Atlas Vending – LP – Limited Light Rose Coloured Vinyl €26.99 - “Change is inevitable if you’re lucky,” says guitarist / vocalist Alex Edkins while talking about Atlas Vending, the fourth full-length album by Toronto’s Metz. “Our goal is to remain in flux, to grow in a natural and gradual way
LARAAJI – Moon Piano – LP €23.99 - A companion volume to the Sun Piano album, this LP was recorded at the same session in a Brooklyn Church. Whereas the former record lent itself to the more uplifting side of Laraaji’s keyboard improvisations, Moon Piano explores the more introspective and minimal pieces captured by Jeff Zeigler (Kurt Vile, The War On Drugs, Mary Lattimore) and edited by Christian Havins (Dallas Acid).
GOAT – Commune – LP – Limited Silver / Red Swirl Vinyl €22.99 - Goat return with Commune, the eagerly awaited follow up to their astonishing debut album World Music. Commune continues on with World Music’s acidic grooves, hypnotic incantations, and serpentine guitar lines but also introduces a darker, more angry edge to the band, not seen before on previous releases.
YO LA TENGO – Sleepless Night EP – 12″ – Limited Vinyl €12.99 - a six-song EP with one new tune (“Bleeding”) plus covers of songs by The Byrds, The Delmore Brothers, Bob Dylan, Ronnie Lane, and The Flying Machine.
CUT WORMS – Nobody Lives Here Anymore – 2LP – Limited Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl €26.99 - Recorded between May and November 2019 in Memphis, Tennessee, the album is a snow globe of the mid-twentieth-century’s popular music filled with chiming guitars, honkey tonk pianos, and Telstar organs.
THE TWILITE TONE – The Clearing – LP €22.99 - The Clearing is the debut solo album from Chicago musician and producer The Twilite Tone. Throughout an impressive career, Tone has collaborated with artists like Kanye West, Gorillaz, John Legend and Common, and earned two Grammy nominations.
MRS PISS – Self Surgery – LP – Limited Red And Black Splatter Vinyl €25.99 - Mrs. Piss is a new collaboration between Chelsea Wolfe and Jess Gowrie . Drawing on their collective rock, metal, and industrial influences, the project began while the two were touring around together during Wolfe’s Hiss Spun album in 2017
TRAVIS – 10 Songs – LP €20.99 / 2LP Limited Red And Blue Vinyl €23.99 - New Album. Limited Edition includes extra LP’s 0f Demos of the album tracks.
FOALS – Collected Reworks – 3LP – Limited Green, Yellow & Pink Vinyl €27.99 - From their early days hosting parties in Oxford through to the huge success of their two-part Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost album, Foals have consistently explored their interest in dance and electronica. Now the band chart the most essential remixes from their career so far as they share the new remix package Collected Reworks Vol 1.
KRAFTWERK - Limited Colour Vinyl Reissues
- Autobahn – LP – Translucent Blue Vinyl €22.99
- Radio-Activity – LP – Translucent Yellow Vinyl €22.99
- Trans Europe Express – LP – Clear Vinyl €22.99
- The Man Machine – LP – Translucent Red Vinyl €22.99
- Computer World – LP – Translucent Neon Yellow Vinyl €22.99
- Techno Pop – LP – Clear Vinyl €22.99
- The Mix – 2LP – White Vinyl €34.99
- Tour De France – 2LP – Translucent Blue / Red Vinyl €34.99
- Radio-Activität (German Version) – LP – Translucent Yellow Vinyl €22.99
- Trans Europa Express (German Version) - LP - Clear Vinyl €22.99
- Die Mensch-Maschine (German Version) – LP – Translucent Red Vinyl €22.99
- Computerwelt (German Version) – LP – Translucent Neon Yellow Vinyl €22.99
- Techno Pop (German Version) – LP – Clear Vinyl €22.99
- The Mix (German Version) – 2LP – White Vinyl €34.99
DIVINE COMEDY - REISSUES - LP€28.99 / 2CD€12.99 - n 1990 Neil Hannon started recording and releasing under the name The Divine Comedy. Thirty years and twelve great albums later, Hannon is rightly adjudged one of the finest singer songwriters of his generation. To celebrate, Divine Comedy Records remaster and reissue nine of the band’s classic albums.
- Absent Friends
- Fin De Siècle
- Bang Goes The Knighthood
- A Short Album About Love
- Victory For The Comic Muse
THE DIVINE COMEDY – Venus, Cupid, Folly & Time: Thirty Years Of The Divine Comedy – 23CD+DVD Boxset - he limited edition twelve volume CD boxset Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time – Thirty Years of The Divine Comedy brings together all the remastered CD albums and bonus material, as well as new editions of 2016’s Foreverland and 2019’s Office Politics updated with bonus material and liner notes. It also features Juveneilia – a boxset exclusive 2CD compilation of early material put together by Neil from his personal archive, including recordings stretching back to as early as 1984. It contains the “lost” 1990 album Fanfare For The Comic Muse and long out-of-print EPs Timewatch and Europop.
BUFFALO TOM – Birdbrain – LP – Limited Mint Green Vinyl €23.99 - A limited edition 30-year Anniversary edition of Buffalo Tom’s epic second album Birdbrain. Available on mint green vinyl, the album has been out of print for years.
THE DOORS – Morrison Hotel (50th Anniversary) – 2CD+LP – Deluxe Edition €54.99 - Morrison Hotel: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition includes the original album newly remastered by The Doors’ longtime engineer and mixer Bruce Botnick, plus a bonus disc of unreleased studio outtakes, and the original album on 180-gram virgin vinyl.
LINKIN PARK – Hybrid Theory (20th Anniversary Edition) – 4LP Deluxe €58.99 / Super Deluxe Boxset €148.99 - The 3 Album (4 x LP) set features the original album, the Reanimation remix album on double vinyl and a bonus LP of B-Side Rarities includes mixes, radio sessions and live tracks. The Super Deluxe Box Set features 3 vinyl sets (the original album, the Reanimation album (double LP) and the Hybrid Theory EP) along with 5 CDs (the original album, the Reanimation album, B-Sides Rarities,
LPU Rarities and Forgotten Demos) and 3 DVDs (including promo videos of tracks and live concerts) as well as a cassette single, hardcover book, set of 3 litho prints, poster and replica tour laminate).
ULTRAVOX – Vienna (Deluxe Edition) – 2LP 24.99 / 5CD+DVD Boxset €54.99 - The new vinyl edition has been mastered and cut at half-speed by Alchemy Mastering using the original 1980 production tapes. The second bonus vinyl includes single versions and b-sides from the 4 singles released from the album, including a previously commercially unreleased US Promo Edit of Vienna, which is exclusive to this edition.This 6 Disc box set contains 66 tracks, 44 are previously unreleased recordings or mixes. CD’s 1 to 5 contain the original 1980 album production master, a new stereo mix by Steven Wilson, A-sides, B-sides and live tracks, 2CDs of previously unreleased cassette rehearsals and a newly mixed concert from St. Albans in 1980. The DVD (Audio Only) contains a new 5.1 Surround Sound Mix of the Album / B-sides by Steven Wilson along with 24/96 Hi-Res audio of the new mixes and the original 1980 Master / B-sides.
JOHN COLTRANE – Ballads – LP €40.99 - A special Coltrane masterpiece and consistent seller, recorded in December 1961
JOHN COLTRANE – A Love Supreme – LP €40.99 - Easily one of the most important records ever made, John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme was his pinnacle studio outing that at once compiled all of his innovations from his past, spoke of his current deep spirituality, and also gave a glimpse into the next two-and-a-half years.
JOHN LENNON – Gimme Some Truth – 2LP €46.99 / 4LP Boxset €84.99 - The definitive new Best Of John Lennon – completely remixed from the original master tapes giving these classic songs a new life for generations to come and sounding better than ever before.
AMANAZ – Africa – 2LP €33.99 - Issued in 1975, this is the articulation of Zambia’s Zamrock ethos. While other albums – Rikki Ililonga’s Zambia, Witch’s Lazy Bones!! – are competitors, it’s hard to best this album as it covers each major quadrant of the Zamrock whole.
GARY MOORE – Live From London – 2LP – Limited Orange Vinyl €21.99 -Live From London is a welcome reminder of Moore’s talent. Of all the styles he tried on for size, the blues was a natural fit, and this 2009 show finds him deeply immersed in the genre.
PLAN B – The Defamation Of Strickland Banks (10th Anniversary) – 2LP – Limited Oxblood Vinyl €25.99 - To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of The Defamation Of Strickland Banks, this limited edition 2LP on Ox-blood vinyl is released on National Album Day.
THE REPLACEMENTS – Pleased To Meet Me (Deluxe Edition) – 3CD+LP – Vinyl €51.99 - Originally released in 1987, Pleased To Meet Me is the fifth studio album from The Replacements. The album is available here as a 3CD / 1LP box set with The music presented in a 12 x 12 hardcover book with rare photos and a new historical liner note by Bob Mehr, author of Trouble Boys:
GREEN DAY – Nimrod – 2LP – Limited Translucent Yellow Vinyl €22.99 -Fifth studio album by Green Day, originally released on October 14, 1997 through Reprise Records. Now on translucent yellow double vinyl.
THE LURKERS – Sex Crazy – LP – Limited Green Vinyl €16.99 - Brand new studio album from original punk legends The Lurkers!
MOTORHEAD – On Parole: Expanded And Remastered – 2LP €20.99 - Newly remastered from the original analogue tapes, Motörhead’s On Parole is to be re-released as part of National Album Day
IRON MAIDEN – Iron Maiden (40th ANNIVERSARY) – LP Limited Crystal Clear Picture Vinyl €24.99. Their Classic Debut Album. Reissued on Pictures disc to celebtrate its 40th Anniversary.
AMORPHIS – Tales From The Thousand Lakes – LP – Limited Swamp Green Vinyl €26.99
BLACK SABBATH – Paranoid (50th Anniversary) – 5LP – Super Deluxe Edition Boxset €123.99 - includes the original album, in addition to a rare 1974 Quad Mix of the album folded down to stereo, plus two concerts from 1970, from Montreux and Brussels, that are pressed on vinyl for the first time. The five-LP set comes with a hardbound book with extensive liner notes featuring interviews with all four band members, rare photos, and memorabilia, a poster, as well as a replica of the tour book sold during the Paranoid tour.
L7 – Smell The Magic (Loser Edition) – LP – Limited Neon Orange €26.99 - This 30th-anniversary edition of the ‘90s underground rock classic Smell the Magic includes all 9 songs from the album, remastered and available together on vinyl for the first time ever!
SUB FOCUS & WILKINSON – Portals – 2LP €28.99 - UK drum and bass heavyweights Sub Focus and Wilkinson release a collaborative album.
JESSIE REYEZ – Before Love Came To Kill Us – 2LP €31.99 - Grammy-nominated singer / songwriter, Jessie Reyez releases her debut album.
THE BUDOS BAND – Long In The Tooth – LP – Clear, Black, Silver Splatter Vinyl €24.99 - elebrating 15 years from the release of their debut album, Daptone’s Royal Court from Staten Island delivers a truly epic collection of new material that finds the group further bridging the gap between the farfisa-fueled Ethio-Funk stylings of their early recordings, with the psychedelic, Sabbath-inspired hellfire of late.
THE BUDOS BAND – Burnt Offering – LP 20.99 - ack on vinyl for the Budos Band’s 2014 Burnt Offering; a wild, booze-fueled ride of hazy riffs and take- no-prisoners horn lines that summons the occult – an evolved sound for this mighty 10-piece band sparked by their love of Black Sabbath and Pentagram.
ALEX G – DSU – LP – Limited Pink Vinyl €20.99 - 2014 classic reissued on pink vinyl.
SA-ROC – The Sharecropper’s Daughter – 2LP €25.99 - Sa-Roc seeks to demand her rightful place at the table amongst rhyme royalty with The Sharecropper’s Daughter, at a time when the world is clamoring for powerful voices of substance, along with a patient and attentive fanbase who have already been tuned in, waiting for this moment. The time is finally here.
FREDDIE GIBBS AND THE ALCHEMIST - Alfredo - LP €18.99 - Offered as a surprise release, Alfredo, the joint project from Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist. The project features Tyler, The Creator, Rick Ross, Benny, The Butcher and Conway The Machine and includes the single 1985. The project is their second collaboration together following their 2018 tape with Curren$y, Fetti, which Pitchfork called “an example of the good that can happen when seasoned vets link up.”
MACHINEDRUM – Vapor City – 2LP – Limited Gold Vinyl €24.99 - Machinedrum wanders dazzling electronic architectures in Vapor City, his follow-up to the unanimously appreciated Room(s)
ROBERT WYATT – His Greatest Misses – 2LP – Limited Green Vinyl €30.99 - The singular Robert Wyatt releases His Greatest Misses – a compilation spanning his decades-long career – on vinyl for the first time ever.
RORY GALLAGHER – The Best Of – 2LP €29.99 - A new Rory Gallagher best of collection. Featuring his most legendary songs compiled from across his recording career, including tracks from Rory’s seminal first band Taste through to his last studio album Fresh Evidence (1992).
BERT JANSCH – Crimson Moon – LP €22.99 - Originally released in 2000, One of Bert Jansch’s later recordings, Crimson Moon is some of his finest work and sees the musician at the top of his game, with appearances from Johnny Marr, Bernard Butler and many more.
OTIS CLAY – The Only Way Is Up / Messing With My Mind – 7″ – Vinyl €13.99 - The song was first recorded by Otis Clay and released as a single on the Echo label in 1980. Made famous by Yazz cover
BILLIE EILISH – No Time To Die – 7″ – Limited Smoke Coloured Vinyl €9.99 - NO TIME TO DIE came out in February this year, becoming Billie’s first #1 single in the UK whilst it is alos the fastest selling single of 2020 in the UK
INHALER – Falling In – 7″ – Limited Blue Vinyl €9.99 - nhaler, one of the hottest new bands to emerge from Ireland, have just released the latest single off their forthcoming debut album. Inhaler include Hewson the son of U2’s Bono, and you can hear his father’s influence in the vocal style on this massive sounding anthemic nugget. On the flip is a cover of Mazzy Star’s Fade Into You.