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New Releases 16.03.18

by Adrian Walshe on Mar 17, 2018

New Releases 16.03.18

YO LA TENGO - There's A Riot Going On - 2 x LP € (Matador)

Double LP comes on coloured vinyl.

A play on the title of the Sly And The Family Stone album ‘There’s a Riot Goin’ On’ - an album of dark, brooding energy that came out in a time of unrest in the USA. Now, under similar circumstances, Yo La Tengo have issued a record with the same name but with a different force, an album that proposes an alternative to anger and despair. Their first proper full-length since 2013’s ‘Fade’, ‘There’s a Riot Going On’ is an expression of freedom and sanity and emotional expansion, a declaration of common humanity as liberating as it is soft-spoken.

THIUNDERCAT - Drank - 2 x LP €26.99 (Brainfeeder)

Limited edition purple double vinyl.

Brainfeeder present a special ‘chopped not slopped’ mix of the mighty Thundercat’s incredible ‘Drunk’ album (2017) by DJ Candlestick and OG Ron C of legendary Houston DJ collective The Chopstars. Slowed down and chopped up , the mix has been appropriately re-titled ‘Drank’.

THE DECEMBERISTS - I'll Be Your Girl - LP €23.99 (Rough Trade)

Limited edition white vinyl LP

The Decemberists explore a new sound with a new producer on their inspired eighth studio album ‘I’ll Be Your Girl’, released on Rough Trade Records. The acclaimed Portland, Oregon-based band worked with producer John Congleton (St. Vincent, Lana del Ray) and embraced influences such as Roxy Music and New Order to spark a new creative path, as can be heard on the synth-driven ‘Severed’. .

COCTEAU TWINS - Head Over Heels - LP €19.99 (4AD)

COCTEAU TWINS - Treasure - LP €19.99 (4AD)

The Cocteau Twins 2nd and 3rd albums reissued by 4ad. Using new masters created from high definition files transferred from the original analogue tapes, both albums are pressed on 180g heavyweight vinyl and come with digital download codes. Essential!

DJANGO DJANGO - Surface To Air - 12" €6.99 (Because)

Limited edition 12" featuring remixes from Lunice and Nightwave.


RORY GALLAGHER - Blueprint - LP €22.99, CD €7.99 (UMC)

RORY GALLAGHER - Deuce - LP €22.99, CD €7.99 (UMC)

RORY GALLAGHER - Fresh Evidence - LP €22.99, CD €7.99 (UMC)

RORY GALLAGHER - Photo Finish - LP €22.99, CD €7.99 (UMC)

RORY GALLAGHER - Tattoo - LP €22.99, CD €7.99 (UMC)

RORY GALLAGHER - Top Priority - LP €22.99, CD €7.99 (UMC)

RORY GALLAGHER - Against The Grain - LP €22.99, CD €7.99 (UMC)

RORY GALLAGHER - Rory Gallagher - LP €22.99, CD €7.99 (UMC)

RORY GALLAGHER - Jinx - LP €22.99, CD €7.99 (UMC)

RORY GALLAGHER - Live! In Europe - LP €22.99, CD €7.99 (UMC)

RORY GALLAGHER - Notes From San Francisco - LP €22.99, CD €11.99 (UMC)

RORY GALLAGHER - Calling Card - LP €22.99, CD €7.99 (UMC)

RORY GALLAGHER - Defender - LP €22.99, CD €7.99 (UMC)

To coincide with what would have been his 70th birthday, March 16th 2018 sees the reissue on CD and LP vinyl (180 gram plus DL code) of blues-rock guitarist, songwriter and bandleader Rory Gallagher’s esteemed solo albums. Highlights include the 1972 ‘Live In Europe’ set and 1976’s studio classic ‘Against The Grain’.

LANDLESS - Bleaching Bones - LP €18.99, CD €12.99 (Humble Serpent)

Landless are a traditional Irish vocal group from Dublin & Belfast who sing unaccompanied traditional songs from Ireland, Scotland, England & America in four-part harmony. A glorious live act to behold, their repertoire features songs of love, death and lamentation, as well as work songs, shape-note hymns and more recently penned folk songs, taking huge inspiration from the older traditional singers. This is their debut release on the bran new Humble Serpent label.