NEW RELEASES 19.02.21
by Adrian Walshe on Feb 19, 2021
INDIE / ALTERNATIVE
MOGWAI – As The Love Continues – 2LP – Limited Yellow Vinyl €26.99 / Black Vinyl €23.99 / 2CD €18.99 - This new album will please old fans and gain new as it has something for everyone. Both transcendent and surprising, As The Love Continues shows that Mogwai are still offering solace from the mundane, supplying the soundtrack to whatever movie you are making in your head.
TINDERSTICKS – Distractions – LP – Indies Only Dark Blue Vinyl €23.99 - New Album. Distractions is an album of subtle realignments and connections from a restless, intuitive band: rich in texture and atmosphere, it lives between its open spaces and details, always finding new ways to connect with a song.
TASH SULTANA – Terra Firma – 2LP – Yellow Vinyl €27.99 - Returning to earth after the dizzying heights of success, Terra Firma is the sound of a more content and grounded Tash. Almost every note on Terra Firma was once again composed, arranged, performed, engineered and produced by Tash. But to kick-start a new era, the solo star – for the first time – opened themselves up to collaborators, starting with a 10-day writing session with fellow ARIA-winning Australian musician Matt Corby and producer Dann Hume (Courtney Barnett, Amy Shark, Angus and Julia Stone).
GRANDADDY – The Sophtware Slump… On A Wooden Piano – LP – Indies Only Cloudy Clear Vinyl €22.99 / Black Vinyl €21.99 - The 2021 solo piano and vocal version of Grandaddy’s classic 2000 album The Sophtware Slump.
LAEL NEALE – Acquainted With Night – LP – White Vinyl €24.99 - Lael’s new album is a testament to this poetic devotion. Stripped of any extraneous word or sound, the songs are lit by Lael’s crystalline voice which lays on a lush bed of Omnichord. The collection touches on themes that have been thread into her work for years: isolation, mortality, yearning, and reaching ever toward the transcendent experience.
ANNA B SAVAGE – A Common Turn – LP – Limited Transparent Dark Blue Vinyl €23.99 - The debut album of London based singer-songwriter
TEENAGE WRIST – Earth Is A Black Hole – LP – Limited Blue Vinyl €30.99 - the second full-length from the Los Angeles rock act Teenage Wrist. The album also marks the group’s first release as a duo, with guitarist Marshall Gallagher stepping up as frontman, and longtime drummer Anthony Salazar Backing him up in spectacular fashion.
GOAT – Requiem – LP – Limited Red Flame Vinyl €22.99 - The Swedish longhairs are back; as communal, joyously wholesome and psychedelic as ever...
CIGARETTES AFTER SEX – Cry (Deluxe Edition) – LP – 180g Vinyl €27.99 - Cry – the sophomore album from Cigarettes After Sex – was released on Partisan Records (IDLES, Fontaines D.C., Laura Marling) on 25 October 2019. This is the first time the deluxe LP edition is being made available to retail.
ROCK & POP
NEIL YOUNG – The Times – 12″ E.P. – Vinyl €14.99 - The Times is a moving and topical solo acoustic performance, a unique collection of songs, filmed at home during lockdown as part of the raw and personal, Fireside Sessions series
DAVID BOWIE & MORRISSEY – Cosmic Dancer – 7″ – Limited Edition €11.99 - Morrissey and David Bowie’s duet of T-Rex’s ‘Cosmic Dancer’, that was recorded live at the Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles on 6th February 1991, is to be released officially for the first time.
BON JOVI – 2020 – LP – Gold Vinyl €29.99 - Bon Jovi’s new album 2020 is the 15th studio album from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band.
SG LEWIS – Times – LP – 180g Vinyl €21.99 - Following the release of his huge summer singles Chemicals and the Robyn and Channel Tres collaborative smash Impact, UK songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist SG Lewis releases his long-awaited debut album, times.
VARIOUS / FRANK ZAPPA – Zappa (OST) – 3CD €23.99 - The soundtrack is a perfect complement to the film being offered here in a 3CD deluxe format for the Zappa completist. Showcasing 68 total songs, there are 12 previously unreleased recordings from the Zappa archive along with his Saturday Night Live performance from 1978; 25 additional Zappa songs from his extensive catalog spanning four decades; songs from Zappa’s labels Straight / Bizarre Records like No Longer Umpire by Alice Cooper and The Captain’s Fat Theresa Shoes by The GTO’s; 2 classical compositions by Edgard Varese and Igor Stravinsky; and 26 Original Score cues newly composed by John Frizzell for the documentary.
PAUL CHAMBERS – Bass On Top (Blue Note Tone Poet Series) – LP – 180g Vinyl €36.99 - This brilliantly seductive album features stalwarts Hank Jones on piano, Kenny Burrell on guitar, and Art Taylor on drums
LEE MORGAN - The Rajah (Blue Note Tone Poet Series) - LP - 180g Vinyl €36.99 - In addition to the trumpeter, the quintet here features a superb line-up with Hank Mobley on tenor saxophone, Cedar Walton on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums, all playing at the top of their game
MOOR MOTHER – Circuit City – LP – Limited Clear Orange Vinyl €24.99 - Timeless jazz flames from poet and noise musician Moor Mother;
RAP & HIP-HOP
MANU DIBANGO – Waka Juju – LP – Vinyl €21.99 - Reissue of the 1982 album. Waka Juju is an ode to juju, the traditional Yoruba music that has become Nigeria’s most popular style.
ELECTRONIC / DANCE
ERIC HILTON – The Impossible Silence – LP – Vinyl €24.99 - From Thievery Corporation co-founder Eric Hilton comes The Impossible Silence, a Director’s cut of elegant electronica inspired by vintage film soundtracks of the 1960’s and 70’s.
WHITE RING – Show Me Heaven – LP – Vinyl €16.99 - sophomore full-length from US Witch house band.
IMOGEN & BEN PEST – VOLTS – 12″ – ‘Pink Panther’ Coloured Vinyl €9.99 - Techno on Sunil Sharpes Earwiggle label.
GWAR – Scumdogs Of The Universe <30th Anniversary Edition> – 2LP – Grey Marble Vinyl €35.99 - Remixed, remastered, perfected. The way the Scumdogs intended the listener to hear it. W hat many consider to be the band’s career-defining album
INCANTATION – Vanquish In Vengeance – LP – Limited Marble Vinyl €23.99 - eighth studio album by the American death metal band from 2012.
WHITESNAKE – The Blues Album – 2LP – Limited 180g Ocean Blue Vinyl €31.99 - Whitesnake celebrates the blues sound that helped inspire its multi-platinum career on a new collection that features remixed and remastered versions of the group’s best blues-rock songs.
ICON FOR HIRE – Amorphous – LP – Vinyl €22.99 - con For Hire are the sleeping giants of the modern rock scene, and are now ready to step into the forefront with new album Amorphous..
WAILING SOULS – Back A Yard – LP – Vinyl €14.99 - For Fans of: Burning Spear, Mighty Diamonds and Roots Reggae.