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NEW RELEASES 28.08.20

by Adrian Walshe on Aug 27, 2020

NEW RELEASES 28.08.20

METALLICA – S&M2 – 4LP €84.99 (Universal) -Black Vinyl or Ltd. Marbled Orange - S&M2, the live concert film from Metallica & The San Francisco Symphony is the concert event of the year! S&M2 features 20 songs (over 2.5 hours of music) from the two-night event that opened San Francisco’s new Chase Center, with many Metallica fan favorites and 2 unique classical songs chosen by San Francisco Symphony Musical Director Michael Tilson Thomas, S&M2 is newly re-edited by the band with re-mixed and remastered audio for a whole new look and sound from the original theatrical run in October 2019.

METALLICA – S&M2 – Deluxe Boxset €154.99 (Universal) (4LP/2CD/Blu-Ray) – Orange And Grey Splatter Vinyl - Limited Half Orange and Grey Splatter Vinyl – Includes 28pg 12” booklet, poster, sheet music, 5 x guitar picks, all housed in a lift-off lid box

ANGEL OLSEN – Whole New Mess – LP €24.99 ( Jagjaguwar) – Limited Clear Smoke Translucent Vinyl - The time had come, Angel Olsen realized in the fading summer of 2018, to take her new songs out of the house. Olsen’s 2016 marvel, My Woman, had been a career breakthrough, but it catalyzed a period of personal tumult, too: a painful breakup, an uneasy recovery, an inadequate reckoning. At home in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Olsen penned songs that finally grappled with these troubles, particularly love—how forever is too much to promise, how relationships can lock us into static versions of ourselves, how you can go through hell just to make someone else happy. These heartsore explorations shape Whole New Mess, Olsen’s first solo album since her 2012 debut and an emotional portrait so intimate and vulnerable you can hear her find meaning in these crises in real-time

MY MORNING JACKET - The Waterfall II - Limited Clear LP €24.99 (ATO RECORDS) - Waterfall II was massively inspired by the band’s idyllic surroundings in Stinson Beach, CA and a sense of charmed isolation that frontman Jim James likened to living on our own little moon.

GREGORY PORTER - All Rise - 2LP € 28.99 (Blue Note) - Grammy award-winning singing sensation Gregory Porter’s 6th studio album, All Rise, is a heart-felt, joyful celebration of the evolution of his art to something even more emphatic, emotive, intimate, and universal. Along with producer Troy Miller (Laura Mvula, Jamie Cullum, Emili Sandé), Gregory takes us higher than ever with this uplifting album.

GIRLS IN SYNTHESIS – Now Here’s An Echo From Your Future – LP €18.99 (Harbinger Sound) – Limited Grey Vinyl - Now Here’s An Echo From Your Future is their first release for fabled experimental punk label Harbinger Sound and finds the band advancing their sound, making subtle but experimental shifts in texture and tone, helping to break free from the shackled straight-jacket of punk rock that, to be fair, never really held them down in the first place

DISCLOSURE – Energy – 2LP €26.99 (Island) – Limited Transparent Vinyl - Disclosure return with a their most direct album Energy. A global spectrum of talented artists grace the record – and for the first time this includes rappers. Appearances from Mick Jenkins, Channel Tres, Aminé and slowthai sit comfortably alongside the legend that is Common. Other features include the inimitable Kelis who opens the album and Fatoumata Diawara who the boys have also linked up with previously. Cameroon’s Blick Bassy brings his own flow to the table while a powerhouse team of Kehlani and Syd ease the pace with their contribution.

KELLY LEE OWENS – Inner Song – 2LP – Limited White Vinyl - Kelly Lee Owens’ masterful second album Inner Song finds the convention-blurring techno producer and singer / songwriter diving deep into her own psyche—excoriating the struggles she’s faced over the last several years and exploring personal pain while embracing the beauty of the natural world. It’s a leap in artistry from a musician who burst forth on the scene with a confident, rich sound, and Inner Song is endlessly enticing when it comes to what Owens is capable of

PVRIS – Use Me – LP €21.99 (WARNER) – Limited Edition Purple Vinyl - PVRIS release their highly-anticipated third studio album Use Me, on Reprise / Warner Records. On the new record, frontwoman, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer Lynn Gunn steps into a new chapter, as she owns her role as PVRIS’ leader and sole architect. The result is 11 pop conjurations of glitchy beat-craft, airy guitars, and spell-binding vocals.

LEWIS DEL MAR – August – LP €20.99 ( Fadar Label) – New York duo Lewis Del Mar return with their sophomore album August,via the Fader Label. This album marks the duo’s first new music since their 2016 self-titled debut. The Ceiling.

ARCHIVE – Versions – LP €25.99 (Dangervisit) - South London collective Archive round off their 25th anniversary celebrations with an album of reimagined versions of some of their best-loved songs

BILL LASWELL – City Of Light – LP€22.99 (Sub Rosa) – Limited Green Vinyl - City of Light is the sixth solo album by American composer Bill Laswell, released on July 29, 1997. While it may appear an anachronism in his catalog, fans of Bill Laswell will find City of Light an extension of ideas he has explored throughout his career

PATTI YANG GROUP – War On Love – LP €20.99 (Requiem Records) - Can, Broadcast, Nico, Kate Bush. Spacious, psychedelic electronica meets desert rock, laced with lyrical other-worldliness from a collective of iconic musicians led by this Warsaw born/London raised artist living full time in the Mojave Desert

BRUCE HORNSBY – Non-Secure Connection – LP €21.99 (Zappo Productions) – Limited Autographed Blue Dream Vinyl - Bruce Hornsby is on a roll. After taking the music world by surprise with his wide-ranging, critically acclaimed 2019 album Absolute Zero, the singer, songwriter, composer and bandleader returns with a follow-up that picks up where its predecessor left off. Non-Secure Connection features 10 new songs exploring a broad range of themes, from civil rights to computer hackers, mall salesmen to the Darwinian aspects of AAU basketball.

MOTORPSYCHO – The All Is One – 2LP €31.99 (Rune Grammofon) – Limited Clear Vinyl - explores new frontiers, especially with the dark, brooding landscape of the 42-minute epic centerpiece that is N.O.X., possibly the most ambitious piece of music they have recorded.

GIANT ROOKS – Rookery – 2LP €26.99 (Vertigo) – he time has come: after three EPs in the last five years, Giant Rooks’ eagerly awaited debut album “Rookery” will finally be released in 2020.Giant Rooks is a German indie pop band from Hamm. Last year the quintet won both the award for pop culture in the category “Most Hopeful Newcomer” and the advancement award of the 1Live Krone

MAC DEMARCO – Here Comes The Cowboy Demos – LP €23.99 (Macs record label/Caroline International) – Following last year’s release of Here Comes The Cowboy, Mac releases two new demo albums; Here Comes The Cowboy Demos, via Mac’s Record Label and Other Here Comes The Cowboy Demos, as a Record Store Day Exclusive. Other Here Comes The Cowboy Demos features unreleased recordings from the same sessions that spurred the final album.

YELLO – Point – LP €24.99 (UMC) – Undeniably unique and inspirational to generations of DJs and producers, Swiss electronic pioneers Yello return with their 14th studio album, Point. Musically, Point takes the classic Yello sound of records like Stella, One Second and Flag and twists it into something ultra-modern.

KATY PERRY – Smile – LP €24.99 (EMI)– Limited White Vinyl -She's back! This time with a smile ;)

THE DURUTTI COLUMN – Free From All The Chaos / Number Three – 7″ €9.99 (Concord) – Limited Crystal Clear Vinyl - The first stand-alone vinyl single to be released by The Durutti Column this century is released on Vini Reilly’s Birthday early August 2020. Free From All The Chaos, was originally on the CD release Chronicle presented with the unreleased track Number Three, from the same sessions

PETER GABRIEL – Plays Live – 2LP €25.99 (Real World) - 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.Plays Live was compiled from live recordings made at four venues across the American Midwest in late 1982. It is effectively a sign-off to the first phase of Peter Gabriel the solo artist.

MOTT THE HOOPLE – Live On Broadway 1974 – 2LP €29.99 (MADFISH) - Live on Broadway 1974 is the original recorded in-concert finale from Mott the Hoople. Touring the USA to promote their new hit records The Golden Age of Rock N Roll and The Hoople and parading the classics All the Young Dudes, All the Way from Memphis and Roll Away the Stone the group was soaring.

FU MANCHU – Start The Machine – LP €24.99 (All The Dojo) – Limited Neon Yellow - Fu Manchu’s 8th album, Start The Machine, was originally released on 14 September, 2004. Until now, it is the only album from the legendary band that has never been issued on vinyl. To celebrate the 15th anniversary of this classic, At The Dojo Records remedy that with a newly remastered debut vinyl release.

THE ROLLING STONES – Live At The Oakland Coliseum 1969 (1960’s Records) – LP €21.99 – This LP contains soundboard recordings of the Rolling Stones’ live performance in Oakland, California at the start of their ground breaking November 1969 trek across North America. Subsequently broadcast on Radio KSAN at the behest of Bill Graham, these ninetracks demonstrate why on this tour the Stones were introduced as “the greatest rock’n’roll band in the world.

MUDHONEY – Mudhoney – LP €24.99 (Sub Pop) – Limited Purple Vinyl - Mudhoney is the debut studio album by Mudhoney, originally released in 1989. It was their first LP after several singles and the classic EP Superfuzz Bigmuff. Raw and pure grunge with Mark Arm’s devastating vocals.

MUDHONEY – Superfuzz Bigmuff – LP €21.99 (Sub Pop) – Limited Grey Vinyl - Superfuzz Bigmuff is the debut six track EP from Mudhoney full of anthems that fucked up a generation. It was originally released on October 20, 1988 and still wild, primal and essential.

MUDHONEY – Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge – LP €24.99 (Sub Pop) – Limited Orange Vinyl - Whether it was Conrad Uno’s production, the addition of more instruments to the Mudhoney arsenal (notably, Mark Arm adds organ, as can be enjoyably heard on Who You Drivin’ Now, among other numbers), a slew of brilliant songs, or a combination of the above, Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge found Mudhoney coming into their own album-wise.

GENE – Yours For The Taking (The Best Of) – 2LP €33.99 – Limited Blue Vinyl - This is the definitive Best Of Gene compilation, available exclusively on vinyl. Compiled by Matt James, Steve Mason and Kevin Miles and featuring 22 tracks, pressed on 2LP 180g heavyweight blue coloured vinyl.

BREAKBOT – Be Mine Tonight – 12" €12.99 (Because Music) – Limited Clear Red Vinyl - As he celebrates the 10th anniversary of his iconic single Baby I’m Yours, Breakbot returns with a new EP Be Mine Tonight, in which French DJ and electronic music composer combines once again his talent and the soft voice of Capucine Delafleur

DURAN DURAN – A Diamond In The Mind (Live 2011) – 2LP €27.99 (Ear Music) – Limited Edition Vinyl - Recorded at the MEN Arena in Manchester, Duran Duran makes it clear that they haven’t aged a bit since their glory days in the 80s.

SEETHER – Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum – 2LP €32.99 ( Fantasy)– Limited Pink With Red Splatter - The follow-up to 2017’s Poison the Parish, Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum is the eight album of their illustrious career and features Shaun Morgan’s, aggressive, highly melodic songwriting, some of the most expressive, politically charged music he’s ever made.

JACKIE MCLEAN – It’s Time (Audiophile Version) – LP €36.99 (Blue Note ) – his impassioned quintet session from 1964 weaves elements of post-bop and free jazz into a supremely spirited program of original compositions by Jackie McLean and the young trumpet sensation Charles Tolliver. McLean and Tolliver were joined by pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Cecil McBee, and drummer Roy Haynes.

LOUIS ARMSTRONG & OSCAR PETERSON – Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson (Audiophile Version) – LP €40.99 (Verve) – Second release in the new audiophile Acoustic Sounds series.Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson is a brilliant undertaking in which Verve’s legendary “house pianist” encountered one of jazz’s most revered giants.

STAN GETZ & JOAO GILBERTO – Getz / Gilberto (Audiophile Version) – LP €40.99 (Verve)– First release in the new audiophile Acoustic Sounds series. Getz / Gilberto is not only a marvelous album, but one which had a profound influence upon the face of jazz and American popular music.

BETTYE LAVETTE – Blackbirds – LP €22.99 (Verve) – Five-time Grammy-nominee and Blues Hall of Fame inductee Bettye LaVette releases a new album, Blackbirds, produced by Steve Jordan, on Verve Records. It features songs primarily popularized by women who were the “bridge she came across on.”

JOE HENDERSON – The State Of The Tenor: Live At The Village Vanguard Volume 1 (Audiophile Version) – LP €36.99 (Blue Note) – Joe Henderson on tenor saxophone, Ron Carter on bass, and Al Foster on drums captured live in 1985 playing at the peak of their respective powers at NYC’s historic jazz shrine, The Village Vanguard. Alfred Lion, founder of Blue Note Records and its sole producer until 1967, said upon hearing these sessions: “I think this is truly a classic album. What Joe plays is unbelievable. This is one of the most important albums that I have ever heard. It is definitely one of the best ever made on Blue Note. And I don’t mean the new Blue Note. It’s one of the best ever, including all of the records we did in the 50s and 60s.”

AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE – On The Tender Spot Of Every Calloused Moment – LP €22.99 (Blue Note) – Ambrose Akinmusire follows his acclaimed, genre-busting best- of-2018 manifesto Origami Harvest with another visionary statement on his new album on the tender spot of every calloused moment, which finds the trumpeter examining blackness on an uncompromising set of modern jazz laced with a heavy feeling of the blues.

PACO DE LUCIA & JOHN McLAUGHLIN– Live At Montreux – 2LP €32.99 (Ear Music ) – Limited Yellow / Orange Vinyl - The repertoire is drawn from their solo albums, from albums by The Guitar Trio and from covers of music written by friends such as Chick Corea and Egberto Gismonti. For the first time ever, this concert will be made available on vinyl.

TIGRAN HAMASYAN – The Call Within – LP 22.99 (Nonesuch) – Nonesuch Records releases its fourth recording from pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan, The Call Within.

MILTON WRIGHT – Spaced – LP €23.99 (Alston ) – Limited White Vinyl - Released during the late 1970’s Disco era, Milton Wright’s sophomore long player has always stood out as a singular, innovative example of the deepest, rarest grooves known to underground Soul lovers all over the globe.

JOHN CARPENTER – Skeleton – 12″€25.99 (Sacred Bones) – Limited Blood Red Vinyl - Legendary composer / director John Carpenter has returned with his first nonsoundtrack music since 2016’s Lost Themes II. Collaborating again with son Cody Carpenter and godson Daniel Davies, his bandmates and co-composers for the David Gordon Green-directed Halloween films, Carpenter is sharing the propulsive new single Skeleton and its B-side, the haunting Unclean Spirit.

CHALI 2NA – Fish Outta Water – 2LP €31.99 (Manphibian Music) – Fish Outta Water is the first studio album by Jurassic 5 front-member Chali 2na. It was released on Decon in 2009. It features guest appearances from Talib Kweli, Anthony Hamilton, Beenie Man, and the Marley brothers Damian and Stephen

VARIOUS – Dance To The Drummer’s Beat Vol 1 – 2LP €26.99 (TK Disco)Presenting a collection of stone-cold classic breakbeats and b-boy jams from the sunkissed vaults of Miami’s legendary TK Disco label!

COLTER WALL – Western Swing And Waltzes And Other Punchy Songs – LP €20.99 (La Honda Records) – Limited Clear Vinyl - Saskatchewan country artist Colter Wall releases his third album Western Swing and Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs via La Honda Records / Thirty Tigers.

ASH RA TEMPLE – Gin Rose – 2LP €29.99 (MIG MUSIC) – Ash Ra Temple, the veterans of the German Berlin School gained worldwide recognition with their album releases 1971-1973. Their self-titled debut-album from 1971, in the line-up Hartmut Enke (bass), Manuel Göttsching (guitar), Klaus Schulze (drums), radically deconstructed elements of Rock and Blues, as it was combining electronic sounds to encourage new listening habits. Whilst Göttsching and Schulze later followed their solo careers, they always stayed friends and, over the decades, showed their musical solidarity in collaborations, with innovative electronics and guitar.But it was only in 2000, when they decided for this short intermezzo to perform together again under the Ash Ra Tempel banner. Julian Cope (author of Krautrock-Sampler had invited Göttsching to his Cornucopia Festival in London, and the two musicians took the offer as a great opportunity for a one-time reunion concert at the Royal Festival Hall on April 2, 2000.Now, and due to the many requests, here it is again – the re-release of the long-awaited live-album Gin Rosé

THE O’JAYS – Best Of The O’Jays – 2LP €29.99 ( Unitied Soul) - Love Train, Put Your Hands Together, Now That We Found Love, Backstabbers, For the Love of Money, I Love Music there’s a seemingly endless supply of hits in the O’Jays’ PIR songbook, all here on this double LP of classics.

RICK WAKEMAN – The Red Planet – 2LP €29.99 (Madfish) – ick Wakeman, best known as keyboard player in progressive rock band Yes (across five tenures between 1971 and 2004), releases new solo album The Red Planet – a serious return to “Wakeman Prog”. Harking back to Wakeman’s critically acclaimed 1973 debut The Six Wives of Henry VIII, The Red Planet features 8 newly composed pieces based around a central subject matter.

JASON MRAZ – Look For The Good – 2LP €23.99 (BMG) –‘ Look for the Good’ is heavily influenced by reggae music and features a guest appearance by Jamaican icon Sister Carol, as well as, oddly, actress Tiffany Haddish.

WALTER TROUT – Ordinary Madness – 2LP €21.99 (Provogue) – Limited Red Vinyl - The Blues Legend returns with an album completed mere days before the US shutdown, its cathartic songcraft and themes of shared troubles couldn’t chime better with a period in which our souls and spirits are under fire from tumultuous global events.

BOLT THROWER – Spearhead / Cenotaph – LP €29.99 (Earache) – Featuring 8 blistering tracks of the heaviest death metal originally released in 1992 and produced by the legendary Colin Richardson.

DOKKEN – The Lost Songs (1978-1981) – LP €25.99 (Silver Lining Music) - A vital and undeniably missing (until now) early album in the DOKKEN collection.

HALESTORM – Reimagined – LP €19.99 ( Atlantic) – Limited Orange Crush Vinyl

IN FLAMES – Clayman (20th Anniversary Edition) – LP+10″ €34.99 (Nuclear Blast) – Limited Edition Vinyl - elebrating 30 years of In Flames and 20 years of their 5th studio album ‘Clayman’, this classic has been remastered and enhanced by Ted Jensen (PANTERA, DEFTONES, GOJIRA). The 20th Anniversary Edition of Clayman features all new artwork and 5 new bonus tracks including a brand new instrumental medley and re-recorded versions of fan-favorites such as “Only For The Weak” and “Pinball Map”. Re-recorded songs were produced by Howard Benson (MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, MOTÖRHEAD) and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge (GREEN DAY, ROB ZOMBIE).

MUSIC ON VINYL - NEW RELEASES

The Ethiopians – Reggae Power (LP, Album, Mono, Ltd, Num, RE, Orange) €24.99

Cranes – Population Four (Ltd, Blue & White Swirl) €24.99

Ken Boothe – Freedom Street (LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, Orange) €24.99

Judgment Night (Music From The Motion Picture) (Flaming Orange & Yellow Swirled) €24.99

Corrosion Of Conformity – Wiseblood (2xLP, Ltd, Blue & Red Marbled) €29.99

Slowdive – Pygmalion (Clear Green W/ Green Smoke) €24.99

The Raveonettes - Pretty In Black (LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, Cry) 24.99

BETTY WRIGHT - BETTY WRIGHT LIVE (LP, Ltd, S/Edition, Tra) €22.99

Cyndi Lauper - True Colors (LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, Fla) €24.99

Mountain - Flowers Of Evil (LP, 180) €24.99

BACK IN STOCK !!

Fontaines D.C. - A Hero's Death - 2LP Deluxe Edition €32.99

SILVERBACKS – Fad – LP – Limited Blue Vinyl