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NEW RELEASES 16.10.20

by Adrian Walshe on Oct 15, 2020

NEW RELEASES 16.10.20

MATT BERNINGER – Serpentine Prison – LP €20.99 / Limited Opaque Blue Vinyl €23.99 - Serpentine Prison, the debut solo record from Matt Berninger—front man of internationally acclaimed group The National. It’s soulful,poetic and understated. The album features contributions from a wide array of notable artists, including Matt Barrick (The Walkmen, Jonathan Fire*Eater), Andrew Bird, Mike Brewer, Hayden Desser, Scott Devendorf (The National), Gail Ann Dorsey (David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz), Booker T. Jones, Teddy Jones, Brent Knopf (EL VY, Menomena), Ben Lanz (The National, Beirut), Walter Martin (The Walkmen, Jonathan Fire*Eater), Sean O’Brien, Mickey Raphael (Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan), Kyle Resnick (The National, Beirut), Matt Sheehy (EL VY, Lost Lander) and Harrison Whitford (Phoebe Bridgers).

KEVIN MORBY – Sundowner – LP – Limited Clear Pink Vinyl €22.99 - Songs, like sunsets, are fleeting, and it’s only due to a willingness and desire to catch them that you ever, if even only for a moment, grab a hold of one. When writing Sundowner, Kevin Morby was lucky to have had the Tascam 424 there to help capture both. Sundowner is his attempt to put the Middle American twilight – it’s beauty profound, though not always immediate – into sound.

PADDY HANNA – The Hill – LP – Limited White Vinyl €17.99 - Dublin-based songwriter Paddy Hanna’s with his latest work The Hill. The album features Girl Band’s Adam Faulkner and Daniel Fox on Drums and Double Bass, Daniel Fitzpatrick (Badhands, The Mighty Stef) on guitar and Keys and Jill Redmond on Vocals.

SUEDE - Beautiful Ones (The Best Of 1992 – 2018) 2LP Limited Edition Clear Vinyl €33.99 / 6LP Boxset - Limited White Vinyl €138.99 - Compiled by the band, this set features the huge 90s hits like Metal Mickey, Animal Nitrate, Stay Together, The Wild Ones, Trash, Filmstar, Beautiful Ones, Saturday Night, She’s In Fashion, Everything Will Flow and Can’t Get Enough, along with favourite B-sides like To The Birds, My Insatiable One and Killing Of A Flashboy. Also featured are classic album tracks like The Asphalt World and By The Sea. The collection brings the story up to date with seven tracks from the three recent albums, including Life Is Golden, It Starts And Ends With You and Outsiders.

TOM PETTY – Wildflowers & All The Rest – 3LP Deluxe Edition €34.99 / 7LP - Super Deluxe Edition €229.99 - An expanded version of Tom Petty’s seminal album Wildflowers. Entitled Wildflowers and All The Rest, this release finally gathers together all 25 songs from the original recording sessions – the 15 songs from Wildflowers, plus All The Rest – the 10 songs that were left off the original release.

KATIE MELUA – Album No 8 – LP €19.99 - One of the UK’s best-selling female recording artists of all time, Katie Melua returns with Album No. 8.

CATHERINE ANNE DAVIES AND BERNARD BUTLER - In Memory of My Feelings - LP+7" €31.99 -In Memory Of My Feelings is the result of a one-off collaboration between Catherine Anne Davies and Bernard Butler.The album was recorded over writing and recording sessions covering a four year period, but amounting to just fifteen days in total. Prior to the creation of the record, the two had never met

NIK KERSHAW - Oxymoron - 2LP €28.99 - Nik has been working with Audio Network for some years, and was encouraged by the global music company’s Chairman to work with them on this, his ninth studio album, and his first release since 2012.

BEABADOOBEE – Fake It Flowers – LP – Limited Transparent Red Vinyl €20.99 - Born in the Philippines and raised in London, Bea Kristi began recording music as Beabadoobee in 2017. At just 20 years old, Beabadoobee has built her huge, dedicated Gen-Z fan base with her flawless output of confessional bedroom grunge pop songs and DIY aesthetic. Fake It Flowers is her debut album wear she wears her heart on her sleeve backed by music that has a strong grunge and slacker feel. It’s instant, joyous and absolutely golden

GEN POP - PPM66 - LP €22.99 - Gen Pop started in Olympia, Washington in 2016. Four faces in the same mirror all with a different reflection. It’s not high-brow or low-brow but unibrow. Don’t bother making musical comparisons, speak instead in terms of the mood, which, for lack of a better term, may be described as “tense”.

THE EAGLES – Live From The Forum MMXVIII – 4LP Boxset €74.99 - 26-Song Performance Recorded at the Fabulous Forum in September 2018 Featuring First Eagles’ Recordings with Vince Gill and Deacon Frey.

IAN DURY – Hit Me! The Best Of Ian Dury – 2LP – Limited White Vinyl €26.99 - A brand new collection covering the entire career of the unique and incomparable Ian Dury.

PETER GABRIEL – Live In Athens 1987 – 2LP €25.99 - Though previously release as a concert film the recording has never be available on vinyl before and comes with a striking new design by Marc Bessant. The album has been Half-Speed Remastered and cut to lacquers at 33RPM, across 2x heavyweight LPs, to deliver maximum dynamic range in the sound

BLACK PUMAS - Black Pumas (Deluxe Edition) - 2LP+7" - The new 2-LP deluxe edition will feature new artwork and a gatefold with unpublished in-studio and live photographs, as well as a bonus 7-inch featuring three new unreleased originals; three live in-studio versions (“Colors,” “Oct 33,” “Confines”); a live version of “Know You Better” recorded at C-Boys Heart & Soul, the Austin club where the band first made a name for itself; and covers of the Beatles’ “Eleanor Rigby,” Death’s “Politicians in My Eyes,” Bobby “Blue” Bland’s “Ain’t No Love in the Heart of the City,” and Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car,”

WEYES BLOOD - Cardamom Times - 12" €21.99 - On vinyl for the first time since its first sold-out pressing in 2015, this fifth anniversary edition of Weyes Blood’s (Natalie Mering) warm and elegiac record, Cardamom Times, features reimagined cover art with the focal image of a desolate paradise during sunset

SIGUR ROS - TAKK - 2LP+10" - Limited Vinyl €38.99 - Sigur Rós reissue Takk on their own label Krunk. Their award winning highly lauded 4th studio album features the singles and fan favourites Glósóli, Hoppípolla and Sæglópur. Takk has been out of print for over a decade in the UK and is sold out world-wide. The record went Platinum in the UK and gold in the US.

FLEETWOOD MAC - Live 1969 (Oslo and The Hague) - LP €21.99 - Following the success of Live In Helsinki, this LP continues the documentation of the band’s 1969 prowess, showcasing live sets from Oslo and The Hague recorded for Norwegian and Dutch TV respectively. Of the eleven tracks, seven were never recorded on aFleetwood Mac studio LP

VARIOUS - JEM Records Celebrates John Lennon - LP - Limited Red Vinyl €20.99 - Recorded during the early days of Summer 2020, JEM Records artists took to the studio to record their unique interpretations of John Lennon’s compositions.

FELBM - Tape 3 / Tape 4 - LP €17.99 - These 14 lo-fi, instrumental, jazz-infused sketches were written on guitar, with cascading keyboards, vibraphone and drum machine. Possessing a restorative and soothing quality, it goes some way to balancing out a chaotic year for the world at large.

CARLA BRUNI - Carla Bruni - LP €22.99 - Her first original album in seven years, the eponymous record is a reflection of Carla Bruni, a wholehearted embracing of her true self

THE BETHS - Future Me Hates Me - LP- Limited Neon Yellow Splatter - Debut album repress. The Beths from New Zealand occupy a warm, energetic sonic space between joyful hooks, sun-soaked harmonies, and acerbic lyrics. Their debut album Future Me Hates Me on Carpark Records, delivers an astonishment of roadtrip-ready pleasures, each song hitting your ears with an exhilarating endorphin rush like the first time you heard The Breeders / Jale / Veruca Salt..

LOVE FAME TRADEGY - Wherever I Go, I Leave - LP €37.99 - The debut album showcases a gloriously uninhibited collection of synth-pop confessionals where hedonism, responsibility, anxiety and the fragility of love all collide.Collaborators, including Pixies Joey Santiago, The Killers Mark Stoermer, and Bastilles Dan Smith.

THE ISLEY BROTHERS - At Their Very Best - 2LP €28.99 - This album contains some of the most life-affirming music ever recorded

TOMMY EMMANUEL - The Best of Tommysong - 2LP+2CD - Limited Clear With Black Smoke & Signed Book €79.99 - The Best of Tommysongs is a double album that features some of Tommy Emmanuel’s best original works. Tommy solely wrote, produced, and recorded all the tracks on this record.

SERGE GAINSBOURG - Intoxicated Man - 3LP+7" Boxset €39.99 - Serge Gainsbourg, the French synonym for cool, brought the French tradition of chanson and rock music together in a unique and hip amalgam. Chant du Monde have brought together a specially curated collection of songs from the zenith of Gainsbourg’s career, 1958 – 62.

ELECTRONIC

AUTECHRE – Sign – 2LP €25.99 - ‘Sign’ is Autechre’s first new album-album proper since ‘Elseq’ and contains some of their most emosh compositions in eons, perhaps since ‘Tri Repetae’.

JUICE WRLD - Legends Never Die - 2LP €26.99 - Legends Never Die is the album by American rapper Juice Wrld, released posthumously following his death on December 8, 2019. This poignant, bleak and beautiful album includes guest spots from Marshmello (Hate The Other Side, Come and Go) and Halsey (Life’s A Mess).

WOODKID – S16 – 2LP – Limited Red Vinyl €31.99 - That long-awaited sophomore Woodkid album. Through his new album S16, Woodkid questions the notion of scale, from infinitely large to infinitely small, the balance of forces between human and industrial, and the idea of collective and individual responsibility for creating a world on the verge of breakdown.

VARIOUS - Origins of Rave - 2LP €24.99 - Next Ministry Of Sound ‘Origins’ title – this double LP explores the origins of the rave genre from its early beginnings, which revolutionised club culture. Features The Prodigy, Altern 8, Bizzare Inc, A Guy Called Gerald, Xpansians, The Shamen, Felix, Phuture Assasins, Run Tings, Landlord, Kicks Like A Mule, Hyper Go-Go and more.

JAZZ

VARIOUS – Blue Note Re:Imagined – 2LP €27.99 - Blue Note Re:imagined is a brand-new collection of classic Blue Note tracks, reworked and newly recorded by a selection of the UK scene’s most exciting young talents.

ELLA FITZGERALD - The Lost Berlin Tapes - 2LP €24.99 - ecorded in 1962 but never released, hear the most popular jazz singer of all time deliver an iconic performance at Sportpalast Berlin for the first time Ella and her band at the top of their game. With only two songs repeated from her hit record Mack The Knife two years earlier, this undiscovered recording stands on its own.

MINO CINELU & NILS PETTER MOLIVAER - SulaMadiana - 2LP €25.99 - This duo’s sonically colourful, teemingly inventive album splices its title from the west Norwegian island of Sula and a popular synonym for the Caribbean island of Martinique. Nordic ambient trumpeter Nils Petter Molvær has origins on the former and Mino Cinélu, the former Weather Report and Miles Davis percussionist, has family from the latter. If the intertwining of those far-flung roots suggests wide-open spaces, jazz/improv surprises and African rhythmic inspirations, they’re all sewn into the tapestry of this entrancing session. Cinélu says: “We both know each other’s cultures, we find bridges and crossings, and when we walk these paths they lead in the same direction.”

MULTIQUARIUM BIG BAND FEAT BIRELI LAGRENE - Remembering Jaco - 2LP €26.99 - Remerbering Jaco is a tribute to Jaco Pastorius’s music, made by André Charlier (drums) and Benoit Sourisse (piano) from the Multiquarium Big Band, one of the best French Big Bands.

QUINCY JONES – 1955–1962 The Essential Works – 2LP €21.99 - The five years (1957-1962) illustrated in this album represent the peak of Quincy’s art as an arranger and bandleader.

METAL

DEF LEPPARD – Hits Vegas – 3LP – Limited Blue Vinyl €35.99 - Just after their induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Def Leppard undertook a residency in Las Vegas at Zappos Theatre in Planet Hollywood. Hits Vegas, Live At Planet Hollywood is a 28-song deep dive into not only their greatest hits, but rarities such as “Too Late For Love,” “Billy’s Got A Gun,” and “Slang,” and “Promises.”

BENEDICTION - Scriptures - 2LP €26.99 - Scriptures has that typical Benediction Death Metal core, fused with the punk rock anger and attitude, the heavy Metal powertrain riffing that’s become a staple for the band, aggressive monster vocal delivering meaningful lyrics to entice you in, and that groove that only Benediction seem to possess that sets them out amongst the others in their field and has become a trademark of their material over the years.

MORTA SKULD - Suffer For Nothing - LP €22.99 - he new full-length studio release of brutal, hook-laden us death metal devastation as morta skuld mark 30 years of existence.

HAVOK - Burn - LP - Limited Black/Turquoise & Purple Swirl Vinyl €25.99 - ‘Havok’s debut album ‘Burn’ was released June 2nd, 2009. Beginning their decade plus reputation as one of the leading bands in the new thrash scene

HAVOK - Time Is Up - LP - Limited Black/Blue White & Yellow Swirl Vinyl €25.99 - On March 29, 2011, Havok released Time Is Up. It became a defining album in what has come to be known as the New Wave of Thrash Metal scene.

HAVOK - Unnatural Selection - LP - Limited Black & Green with White Blue Swirl Vinyl 25.99 - ‘Havok’s third album ‘Unnatural Selection’ was released June 25th 2013, featuring ‘Give Me Liberty…Or Give Me Death’, the band further cemented their place at the forefront of the new wave of thrash bands

DEATH - SPLATTER VINYL REISSUES

  • The Sound of Perseverance - 2LP - Custom Pinwheels with Splatter €26.99
  • Individual Thought Patterns - LP - Limited White Pinwheels Splatter Vinyl €21.99
  • Leprosy - LP - Limited Clear Vinyl with Magenta Pinwheels & Splatter €21.99
  • Human - LP - Limited Clear With Bone White Pinwheels & Splatter Vinyl €21.99
  • Scream Bloody Gore - LP - Limited Clear with Blood Red Pinwheels & Splatter Vinyl

12" & 7 "SINGLES

PIXIES – Hear Me Out / Mambo Sun – 12″ – Limited Yellow Vinyl €10.99 - Pixies release a limited edition double A-side single. Pressed on 12” yellow vinyl, it features the new track Hear Me Out alongside the band’s gritty interpretation of the T-Rex classic Mambo Sun

THE DAMNED – The Rockfield Files – 12″ – Limited Black, Brown and Purple Swirl Vinyl €13.99 - n 2019 The Damned returned to Rockfield studios to record the first new music since 2018’s Top Ten Evil Spirits album. The line-up included three out of the four Damned members that were at the original sessions – David Vanian, Captain Sensible and Paul Gray. There was also Monty Oxymoron on keyboards and Pinch on drums. Unbeknown to the band, this was to be the last recordings with the long-time drummer Pinch, who departed The Damned after their legendary show at The London Palladium, last Halloween.

NAS - Made You Look - 7" €17.99 - This single, a club and street classic almost from the moment it dropped, is exactly what he needed to reconnect with his fans and to show he could still throw down

JORGE BEN - Curumin Chama Cuh T Que Eu Vou Contar (Todo Dia Era Dia De Ndio) - 7" €10.99 - Number 80 in the Brazil.45 series, aptly sees a double-sider focusing on the awesome 80’s recordings by one of the giants of Brazilian music, Jorge Ben.

JORGE BEN - Ma Ma Ma Ma Maé - 7" €10.99 - Number 81 is the Brazil.45 series sees further digging into the magical world of Jorge Ben’s lesser-explored 1980’s productions.

JACKIE EDWARDS / DEL DAVIS - I Feel So Bad / Baby Don't Wake Me - 7" €15.99 - Rocksteady and Reggae have long been a part of the rare soul scene, since its inception in the early Sixties. It’s easy to hear the influence of early American R&B in the development of ‘Ska’ and as ‘Soul’ music took over as “the sound of young America”, in the mid-Sixties, it too tinged the sound of Jamaica. No more so than our dance floor anthem I Feel So Bad by the legendary Jackie Edwards. Edwards was born Wilfred Gerald Edwards in Jamaica in 1938 and by the age of 22 had already scored a No.1 record on the island.