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New Releases 29.06.18

by Adrian Walshe on Jun 28, 2018

New Releases 29.06.18


WIRE - Pink Flag - LP €19.99 (Pink Flag)

WIRE - Chairs Missing - LP €19.99 (Pink Flag)

WIRE - 154 - LP €19.99 (Pink Flag)

Reissues of the first 3 albums from UK post

punk legends Wire. Released on thier own Pink Flag label for the first time. An essential document of the era.

GORILLAZ - The Now Now - LP €25.99, CD € (Parlophone)

Gorillaz new album 'The Now Now' is 11 all-new songs from the World’s Most Successful Virtual Act, produced by Gorillaz, with James Ford and Remi Kabaka, and recorded in London, in February this year. The album features guests such as George Benson, Jamie Principle and Snoop Dogg.

Heavyweight black vinyl 12” LP in spined sleeve with printed inner bag and download card.

JOHN COLTRANE - Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album - 2 x LP €36.99, 1 x LP €27.99, CD €14.99 (Impulse!)

In 1963, John Coltrane recorded a studio album that has remained unknown and unheard until this day. The album was recorded at Van Gelder Studios, the “Abbey Road” of jazz, with Coltrane’s Classic Quartet and at the height of his career. The music on this album represents one of the most influential groups in music history performing in a musical style it had perfected and reaching in new, exploratory directions that would affect the trajectory of jazz from then on. In short, this is the holy grail of jazz.

APHEX TWIN - Selected Ambient Works 85-92 - 2 x LP €29.99 (R&S/Apollo)

R&S and Apollo Records present an official vinyl repress of one of the most influential electronic albums ever released. Essential.

The vinyl uses the 2013 re-masters made from original DAT tapes cut by Matt Colton and presented in original artwork.

DAVID BOWIE - Christiane F. Original Soundtrack - LP €21.99 (Parlophone)

Soundtrack to the 1981 cult film 'Christiane F.' set in the underbelly of the former West Berlin in the 70s. Features the Bowie tracks 'Station To Station', 'Boys Keep Swinging', 'V-2 Schneider' and 'Heroes/Helden'.

Red vinyl edition. In shop only!

DAVID BOWIE - Baal - 10" €24.99 (Parlophone)

Originally released in 1982, the EP contains songs written for Bertolt Brecht's play of the same. Recorded by Tony Visconti at the infamous Hansa by the Wall Studios around the same time as his Berlin Trilogy.

10" comes in a folded sleeve.

GUNS 'N' ROSES - Appetite For Destruction - 2 x LP €37.99 (UMC)

'On the 29th June, UMC/Polydor celebrates one of rock’s most important bands, Guns N’ Roses, with the release of Appetite For Destruction commemorating the band’s highly influential album debut.

The record is pressed on 2 LPs for the first time, including expanded gatefold jacket art and a limited-edition foil printed plastic slipcase. The music itself is being presented on three sides only for maximum audio fidelity, with the fourth side featuring a vinyl hologroove hologram of the band’s iconic logo.

GURU - Guru's Jazzmatazz - Volume 1. - €54.99 (UMC)

Guru's Jazzmatazz, Vol. 1 is the debut solo studio album from Guru, one half of the hip-hop group Gang Starr. Originally released in 1993, this album is one of the first albums to combine a live jazz band with hip hop production and rapping. Live backing is provided by a band that includes Lonnie Liston Smith, Branford Marsalis, Ronny Jordan, Donald Byrd and Roy Ayers. The album also features vocal collaborations with Carleen Anderson, N'Dea Davenport (of the Brand New Heavies) Dee C Lee and French rapper MC Solaar.

Deluxe 3 x LP edition includes the original album, the instrumentals and a third bonus LP of rare remixes. It also comes with a 12 page booklet.

FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE - High As Hope - LP €27.99 (Virgin/EMI)

Florence and the Machine returns with a new album, ‘High As Hope’. For perhaps the first time, ‘High As Hope’ is a record that is as intimate as it is epic.

Limited edition 180g yellow vinyl.

PARADISE LOST - Believe In Nothing - LP €25.99 (Nuclear Blast)

British metal outfit Paradise Lost return with a new version of their album of the same name originally released in 2000. Jaime Gomez Arellano remixed and remastered the twelve tracks and Branca Studio designed a dark and moody new cover artwork, to bring it closer to the initial vision that the band once had for their gothic rock album.

HALEEK MASUL - In Permanence - 12" 12.99 (Lex Records)

Brooklyn rapper Haleek Masul releases his debut relesase on Lex Records. The 21-year-old rapper, singer and producer was sent to the tropical island of Barbados at an early age to attend school and be raised outside the city. Inspired by the sounds that filled his childhood environment, he began creating music while in secondary school, and what started off as innocent rhyming and mimicry of his favourite artists became an obsession which led him to pursue production and greater musical exploration.

180g limited edition poppy red vinyl - only 300 copies worldwide! Exclusive artwork by manga artist Shintaro Kago.

THE INTERRUPTERS - Fight The Good Fight - LP €24.99 (Hellcat)

The Interrupters are an L.A. based four-piece bound by their rebel spirit and deep love of punk, rock, ska and 2 Tone. They make super high-energy rock -n-roll that’s equal parts catchy and confrontational.

Limited edition pink and black spatter vinyl.

PENDULUM - The Reworks - 2 x LP €28.99 (Warners)

Remixes of the drum 'n' bass act from the likes of Moby, Skrillex, Knife Party, DJ Seinfeld and more.

TIM ARMSTRONG - A Poet's Life - LP €22.99 (Hellcat)

Reissue of the Rancid frontman's 2007 solo album with backing here from L.A. reggae revivalists the Aggrolites.

The LP comes in a gatefold sleeve.

J COLLERAN - Gardenia - LP €21.99 (Because Music)

Irish producer Jack Colleran, formerly known as MMOTHS, releases his debut album project ‘Gardenia’, via the Because Music label. Recorded at The Meadow Studios in Wicklow, the album’s neo-classical direction takes much of its inspiration from Colleran’s home in The Curragh Plains, Kildare. Avoiding stasis, these influences were instead rolled outwards from the ancient plains as he began to write music for fictional, non-existing spaces and worlds of his own making.

ERIC CLAPTON - Money And Cigarettes - LP €21.99 (Rhino)

ERIC CLAPTON - Behind The Sun - LP €25.99 (Rhino)

ERIC CLAPTON - August - LP €21.99 (Rhino)

ERIC CLAPTON - Journeyman - LP €25.99 (Rhino)

Four Eric Clapton LPs from 1983, 1985, 1986 and 1989 respectively. 'Behind The Sun' and 'August' were produced by Phil Collins who also plays on both albums.

All four albums are issued on 140g vinyl. All (aside from 'Money and Cigarettes') are housed in a gatefold sleeve.

SUSSO SEKI SINGH - Orange Sunshine - LP €21.99 (Painted World Music)

Orange Sunshine is the debut album from cross-continental trio Susso Seki Singh, consisting of Jally Kebba Susso on Kora, Andrea Seki on Harp, and Kiranpal Singh on Santoor.

The album was the brainchild of Youth, the ever-exploring producer, and founder of new label, Painted Word. He wanted to create an album that brought together these talented artists into a hypnotic and entrancing journey of traditional stringed instruments from across the globe, merging them all together with his subtle electronic elements.

VARIOUS ARTISTS - Disques Debs International Vol 1. - LP €27.99 (Strut)

Strut present the first ever compilation series to access the archives of one of the greatest of all French Caribbean labels, Disques Debs out of Guadeloupe. Set up by the late Henri Debs during the late ‘50s, the label and studio has continued for over 50 years, releasing over 300 7” singles and 200 LPs, covering styles varying from early beguine and bolero to zouk and reggae.

FANGCLUB - True Love EP - 10" €11.99 (Virgin/EMI)

Irish rock band Fangclub release of their highly personal new EP titled 'True Love'. The 5 track EP, set is a fiery collection of Fangclub’s unique brand of alternative rock.

Black 10” vinyl, spined outer sleeve, printed inner with download card.