New Releases 18.05.18
by Adrian Walshe on May 18, 2018
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PINK FLOYD - Pulse - 4 x LP boxset €139.99 (Pink Floyd Records)
The 4-LP set includes four different inner sleeves, each inside individual outer sleeves, plus a 52-page hardback photo book, all encased in a thick card slipcase.Pink Floyd re-release their 1995 UK Number 1 live album ‘Pulse’, pressed on heavyweight 180-gram vinyl. ‘Pulse’ was compiled by James Guthrie, using various performances from the band’s 1994 Division Bell tour across the UK and Europe featuring David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright. The album includes ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ performed in full, as well as a whole side dedicated to the show’s encore.
PINK FLOYD - Relics - LP €20.99 (Pink Floyd Records)
Remastered on 180g vinyl.‘RELICS’, Pink Floyd’s first ‘compilation’ album, includes singles, B-sides, tracks from their first three albums ‘The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’, ‘A Saucerful of Secrets’ and ‘More’. Also, the then-previously unreleased Roger Waters song, 'Biding My Time', recorded in July 1969 and first released on ‘Relics’ in May 1971. ‘Relics’ was the first album to include 'Arnold Layne' and See Emily Play', which previously had only been released as singles, and the original studio recording of 'Careful with That Axe, Eugene', the B-side of 'Point Me At The Sky' in 1968. Keeping true to the original artwork, the sleeve features the black and white drawings by Nick Mason, carrying the iconic subtitle ‘A Bizarre Collection of Antiques & Curios’. All tracks are the original stereo versions, which sit alongside the Syd Barrett-era, mono mixed singles 'Arnold Layne' and 'See Emily Play'.
TOM WAITS - The Heart Of Saturday Night - LP €21.99 (Anti)
Remastered by Waits and Kathleen BrennanExpanding beyond the folk and pop stylings of his first album, 'Heart of Saturday Night', Waits’ second studio release, established his reputation as a versatile and distinctly American songwriter. Its bluesy jazz arrangements featured bass, drums, sax and Waits on piano. The album also features the first of what would become a signature for Waits’, the spoken word-poetry song, the album also features the first of what would become a signature for Waits’, the spoken word-poetry song..
COURTNEY BARNETT - Tell Me How You Really Feel - LP €23.99, CD €12.99Courtney Barrett follows up her acclaimed 2105 debut album and recent Kurt Vile collaboration with the brand new album 'Tell Me How You Really Feel'. One of the most distinctive voices in music, Courtney is known for mixing witty observations with unflinching self-assessment - fast forward to now and although all of the clever turns of phrase and an eye for story telling are still there; this new collection of songs see a more serious and outwardly tone capturing the current social landscape yet still retaining moments of intimacy and warmth.
PARQUET COURTS - Wide Awake! - LP €28.99 (Rough Trade)
Available to independent retailers as a deluxe collector’s edition LP featuring a gatefold 16-page double art and illustration booklet.This is Parquet Courts' fifth album. This LP features production duties by Dangermouse. The songs - written by Andrew Savage and Austin Brown but elevated to even greater heights by the dynamic rhythmic propulsion of Max Savage(drums) and Sean Yeaton (bass) - are filled with their traditional punk rock passion, as well as a lyrical tenderness.
THE BREEDERS - Pod - LP €19.99 (4AD)
THE BREEDERS - Last Splash - LP €19.99 (4AD)
THE BREEDERS - Mountain Battles - LP €23.99 (4AD)
Vinyl re-issues of The Breeders LPs.
‘Pod’: Debut album originally released by 4AD in May 1990. Produced by Steve Albini and featuring iconic Vaughan Oliver artwork.
‘Last Splash’: Originally released by 4AD in August 1993, ‘Last Splash’ features the singles ‘Cannonball’ and ‘Divine Hammer’.
‘Mountain Battles’: Fourth studio album, originally released in April 2008. This reissue of ‘Mountain Battles’ includes 12” size, 28 page booklet.
RYLEY WALKER - Deafman Glance - LP €22.99‘Deafman Glance’ is the second Ryley Walker album produced by LeRoy Bach and Walker himself. It was largely recorded at the Minbal Studios in Chicago. Some later sessions also took place at USA Studios and in LeRoy’s kitchen. Cooper Crain (Bitchin’ Bajas, Cave) recorded and mixed the album, as well as adding his shimmering synths all over it. Walker has been described by Uncut as an artist who “effortlessly manages to balance simplicity and complexity, finding a sweet spot somewhere between The Sea & Cake, Fleetwood Mac and Mark Eitzel.”
POLIÇA - Give You The Ghost - LP €21.99
180g red marble vinyl with digital download card.
Back on vinyl for the first time since its original pressing in 2012, Poliça’s classic debut ‘Give You The Ghost’ .
ASH - Islands - LP €32.99 (Infectious)
Twenty-five years on from their emergence as teenagers on Belfast’s DIY scene, Ash return with another irrepressible record that more than holds its own in what is a seemingly already over-stocked catalogue of hits.
Available to independent retailers in special silver metallic mirri board packaging and pressed on metallic silver vinyl.
A.A.L. - Against All Logic 2012-2017 - LP €29.99Nicolas Jaar shows he’s paying attention to the masses by issuing a widely called for vinyl press of his A.A.L. (Against All Logic) album ‘2012-2017’. Originally issued as a digital-only release with little fanfare, it’s slowly grown to become one of the most cherished releases in the entire Other People discography.
BRAD MEHLDAU - Seymour Reads The Constitution! - LP €24.99, CD €12.99Nonesuch Records releases the Brad Mehldau Trio’s 'Seymour Reads The Constitution!' The pianist and his longtime trio, which includes drummer Jeff Ballard and bassist Larry Grenadier, perform three Mehldau originals combined with interpretations of pop songs (Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson), jazz tunes (Elmo Hope, Sam Rivers), and one work from the American songbook (Frederick Loewe’s ‘Almost Like Being in Love’).
EMMA JEAN THACKERY - Ley Lines - 12" EP €16.99 (The Vinyl Factory)
JAMES - Better Than That - 10" €12.99 (Infectious)
Following on from the no. 2 album 'Girl At The End of The World' which saw the band pick up amazing mainstream media support and grow their strong fanbase even further playing to massive live audiences.
James return with their EP Better That That on Infectious Music and the first music to come from the band’s studio sessions with producer Charlie Andrew (alt-J, Wolf Alice).
OTIS REDDING - Dock Of The Bay Sessions - LP €17.99 (Rhino)
'Dock Of The Bay Sessions' was compiled with input from Roger Armstrong of Ace Records and Otis biographer Jonathan Gould and has the Redding family’s full endorsement. Although the individual tracks have been previously released across a smattering of posthumous albums and compilations, this marks the first time they have been assembled to resemble what this album could possibly have been.
Electronic / experimental LPs and 12"s:
BONNOCONS OF DOOM - Bonnocons Of Doom - LP €23.99 (Rocket)
Psyche rock and drone on the same label as Goat
GAS - Rausch - LP €31.99 (Kompakt)
Lush ambient tones from Wolfgang Voigt
INSTANT MUSIC - Instant Music - LP €22.99 (Dark Entries)
80s Munich wave from on Dark Entries fantastic ever increasing catalogue.
BRITISH MURDER BOYS - Don't Give Way To Fear - 12" €9.99 (Counterbalance)
BRITISH MURDER BOYS - Learn Your Lesson - 12" €9.99 (Counterbalance)
BRITISH MURDER BOYS - All The Saints Have Been Hung - 12" €9.99 (Counterbalance)
Reissues of killer mid 2000s techno from B.M.B. (Surgeon and Regis)
SURGEON - Screw The Roses - 12" €9.99 (Counterbalance)
Techno reissue from Surgeon.
VARIOUS ARTISTS - Dutch Wave: History of Minimal Synth and Wave in The Netherlands - LP €26.99 (Onderstroom)
Amazing compilation of Dutch wave featuring Das Ding, Nine Circles, Storung and more.
DeFEKT - Battery Blast - 12" €8.99 (Earwiggle)
A 5-track ep from Irish machine wizard DeFeKT.
Game Of Thrones Limited Tour Editions
SEASON 4 €29.99
180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL
GATEFOLD SLEEVE INCLUDES INSERT
PVC PROTECTIVE SLEEVE
LIMITED TOUR EDITION OF 2500 INDIVIDUALLY NUMBERED COPIES ON TRANSPARENT VINYL
SEASON 5 €29.99
180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL
GATEFOLD SLEEVE INCLUDES INSERT, PVC PROTECTIVE SLEEVE
LIMITED TOUR EDITION OF 2.500 INDIVIDUALLY NUMBERED COPIES ON TRANSPARENT BLUE VINYL
SEASON 6 €35.99
PVC PROTECTIVE SLEEVE
LIMITED TOUR EDITION OF 2.500 INDIVIDUALLY NUMBERED COPIES ON SOLID RED VINYL