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Music Releases 07-08-22
Ways & Means [Indie Exclusive limited Edition Autographed LP]
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The Deslondes are a five-piece band from New Orleans. The band splits up songwriting and lead vocal duties among its five members, continuing its democratic ethos and musical versatility. Multiple members have released solo recordings between their sophomore release, Hurry Home (2016) and their latest release Ways & Means but throughout the time between albums the Deslondes continued to build on their inventive take on New Orleans country and R&B. Ways & Means finds the band leaning on the country-folk of their debut along with the sometimes-psychedelic, electrified gospel-soul sound of Hurry Home. The sound will continue to draw comparisons to the country-funkiness of The Band, Link Wray and others but Ways & Means is the sound of a band that understands the history of American music, while embracing their own contemporary approach. 

 

Found Light [Summer Sky Wave LP]
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Found Light may be Laura Veirs' 12th studio LP, but it also, in many ways, feels like her debut. If 2020's My Echo - written and mixed just prior to her 2019 split from her longtime husband, her longtime producer, and the father of her two sons - was her divorce album, Found Light is about what comes after.

 

Toast [2LP]
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A 7-song unreleased album from Neil Young and Crazy Horse, recorded at Toast studio in San Francisco in late 2000 and early 2001. It was shelved at the time and Are You Passionate was the next album Neil released. Different versions of 4 songs appeared on Are You Passionate, but the other 3 songs are completely unreleased (“Timberline”, “Gateway of Love” and “Standing In The Light). This is one of the legendary “lost” albums in Neil’s catalog.

 

Gigaton: Tour Edition [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition 2 LP/1 CD]
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Pearl Jam delivers the Tour Edition of their 11th studio album, 2020's critically acclaimed #1 Rock Album and Billboard 200 Top 10 album, Gigaton, featuring 11 live songs including: "Dance Of The Clairvoyants", "Superblood Wolfmoon", "Retrograde" and more. Gigaton (Tour Edition) includes the original vinyl LP with an 11 track live CD recorded during various 2021 performances. The Gigaton Tour continues its European leg through July and then the band will hit Canada and the East Coast this Fall! 

 

Regimental Sgt. Zippo [LP]
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Regimental Sgt Zippo is the legendary ‘album that never was’ for Elton John. Signed to DJM as an artist in early 1968, he cut 12 tracks at DJM studios in London’s New Oxford Street, for a debut album. It is unclear as to why the album was never released, but a running order was allotted.

As part of the excavation of material for the Jewel Box, the original running order was located: after the success of its limited release in mono for Record Store Day in 2021, we are now offering an industry-wide release in stereo, mixed at Abbey Road with the customary care of Elton’s catalogue team. In addition to the previous release, this new LP edition comes with a printed inner bag with full lyrics. The CD edition contains both stereo and mono mixes.

 

Freedom
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2022 release. Freedom is the 15th fifteenth studio album by Journey. It is the only Journey album to feature drummer and producer Narada Michael Walden, as well as the first and only album to feature bassist Randy Jackson since Raised on Radio (1986). The album's title of Freedom was the original title of Raised on Radio, but was changed by former vocalist Steve Perry.  

Leap [LP]
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Three-time GRAMMY Award-nominated and BRIT Award-winning multiplatinum singer/songwriter, producer and guitarist James Bay will release his third full-length album, Leap, on July 8, 2022, via Mercury/Republic. For Leap, Bay worked with some of the most sought-after producers and songwriters including Foy Vance, Dave Cobb, Ian Fitchuk, Joel Little, and FINNEAS. To announce the album and his next chapter, Bay shared a powerful letter on social media where he talked about his mental journey making the album.

 

Formentera [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Low Price CD]
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The vinyl artwork for Metric’s new album, Formentera, includes a motto that sums up the past few years: “This Is What Happened.” It’s an understatement that manages to say everything. This is what happened: pandemic, politics, social unrest, war. This is what happened: a band at the peak of its creative power deciphering the turbulence surrounding us, and blazing a way through it. This is what happened: nine new songs that capture everything essential about Metric —modular synthesis, muscular guitars, locked-in rhythm and shimmering vocals from Emily Haines.

Even real places become imaginary when they are so far out of reach. Named for an idyllic island near Ibiza off the coast of Spain, Formentera is a place that, for Metric, only existed on a page in a “dream destinations” travel book that lay open on a desk in the new recording studio that guitarist Jimmy Shaw built in 2020, in a rural hamlet north of Toronto. This is the setting where the band’s eighth album took shape. Shaw brought on Synthetica collaborator Liam O’Neil as well as longtime friend Gus van Go (The Stills) to co-engineer and co-produce with him. When the border opened, Metric bassist Joshua Winstead and drummer Joules Scott Key came in from the U.S to record, adding live energy and sonic depth to complete the Metric sound.

The result is a conceptual arc that progresses from tension and turmoil to dance-floor abandon, beginning with the edgy ten-minute album opener “Doomscroller,” and progressing through a color wheel of emotions, from determined perseverance on “What Feels Like Eternity” to self-emancipation in full orchestral bloom on the title track as Haines poses the question, “Why not just let go?” There’s a sense of resolution in the very matter-of-fact, deceptively catchy “False Dichotomy,” and the album ends on a melancholy high with “Paths in the Sky,” a love song to lifelong friendship, a thematic companion track to “All Comes Crashing,” an end-of-days banger and the first single.

“This is what we’re all thinking about,” Haines says. “So let’s address it, let’s have this whole expansive emotional experience that can feel collective instead of all going through it alone.”
Formentera is available on standard CD, and a low-priced indie exclusive CD on 7/8. The standard black vinyl, and Indie Exclusive Sky Blue vinyl will be available on 9/30. All formats are available for pre-order today from your local record store.
 

The Zug [LP]
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Yves Jarvis is back with his third solo album entitled, The Zug. The Montreal, Canada based artist’s unique vision for “psychedelic-jazz-folk” comes into sharper focus, with elevated production and a waterfall of creative ideas presented with an ever growing confidence in craft.

Jarvis continues to refine his creative approach to the core of his being, where music and life intertwine in harmonious fashion. He fuses genre elements into a symbiotic relationship where wistful folk, tender R&B, and jazz experiments feed into one another to grow lush new forms. Though he maintains an air of mystery with his lyrics, Jarvis’s whisper-soft words can be interpreted as both deeply personal and politically motivated.

 

Sound Of The Morning [LP]
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Written and recorded in late 2021 after a self-prescribed period of down time spent walking, going on daily cold water swims and "just chillaxing massively", even the credits on Sound of the Morning Katy J Pearson professes a new thirst for experimentation. Joining Return (2020) producer Ali Chant on desk duties this time was Speedy Wunderground head honcho Dan Carey, who worked on some of the album's grittier tracks. It all makes for a record that's increasingly unafraid to explore life's darker parts, but that does so with an openness that's full of light. As an artist who professes to "always strive for the bittersweetness of things", Sound of the Morning does just that, taking the listener's hand and guiding them through the good and the bad, like the musical equivalent of an arm around the shoulder. "I want people to feel things with my music, but I don't want to cause my listener too much trauma," she notes with a cheeky glint. "Counseling is expensive, so you've got to pick your battles."  

The Who Sell Out: Half-Speed Master [LP]
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The Who's third album, Sell Out (released in 1967), is remembered for the use of fake adverts and jingles between songs. It contains the tracks, "I Can See for Miles," "Armenia City in the Sky," and "Tattoo." Mastered by engineer Jon Astley from the original tapes and packaged in original sleeve with obi and certificate of authenticity. Half-speed cut mastering by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios, producing a superior vinyl cut.

 

Tommy: Half-Speed Master [2LP]
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Regarded as one of the most important albums of all time, Tommy is a rock opera about a deaf, dumb, and blind boy. Released in 1969, it peaked at #7 in the U.S. and contains the songs, "Pinball Wizard," "The Acid Queen," and "I'm Free." Mastered by engineer Jon Astley from the original tapes and packaged in original sleeve with obi and certificate of authenticity. Half-speed cut mastering by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios, producing a superior vinyl cut.

 

Spider-Man: No Way Home (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Picture Disc LP]
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Spider-Man is an established worldwide cultural phenomenon and this movie is already breaking records and exceeding all expectations - Spider-Man: No Way Home is set to be the film of 2021. The thrilling soundtrack by Oscar® and GRAMMY® winning composer, Michael Giacchino, contains the infamous Spider-Man theme, beloved of fans, alongside other popular melodies from the wide-ranging MCU/Spider-Man universe.

 

A fan collectible item of soundtrack highlights from Spider-Man: No Way Home, includes exclusive artwork.

 

The Real Work
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Party Dozen are a duo from Sydney made up of Kirsty Tickle (saxophone) and Jonathan Boulet (percussion and sampler). Since forming in 2017, they have become renowned in Australia for their incendiary live shows, touring and playing with acts such as LIARS, Tropical Fuck Storm and Viagra Boys. Exactly what Party Dozen are is completely up to the listener. Doom. Jazz. Hardcore. Psychedelic. No-wave. Industrial. Although largely instrumental, their sets are punctuated by Kirsty’s unique “singing” style, screaming into the bell of her saxophone which itself goes through a bevy of effects pedals. Intensely independent in everything they do, the duo write, perform and record everything themselves.

2022 will see the return of Party Dozen, first in April with the 7” release, Fat Hans Gone Mad, for the Sub Pop Singles Club, and then in July with their third album, The Real Work, with a new label partner in New York’s Temporary Residence Ltd. The Real Work succeeds in exploring new directions but also features some familiar Party Dozen touches. Perhaps most notable is the first-ever appearance of a guest other than Kirsty or Jonathan on a Party Dozen track, with Nick Cave ad-libbing a very memorable contribution to the album’s second track, “Macca The Mutt.”

 

I'll Tell You What's Gonna Happen [LP]
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Something's happening in country music. Newer artists and younger audiences areembracing instrumentation, vocal stylings and song structures long thought drowned in the oceanof slick, snap-track productions. Not easily dismissed as merely regional or a novelty throwback,the trend could be on its way to full-blown movement. If so, Kimberly Kelly's Show DogNashville debut album may prove to be the clarion call. Either way ... she's not asking.I'll Tell You What's Gonna Happen is more than her (abbreviated) album title, more thana reference to her connection with a Country Music Hall of Famer, and much more than ahistorical footnote. Rather, it's a statement of musical confidence earned the only way thathappens: talent, work ethic, experience, vulnerability, and courage. For Kelly, it's all of a piece."I like to think of it as a sub-genre of country music called 'country music,'" she says with awink.

 

Fashion Nugget [LP]
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CAKE’s second studio album Fashion Nugget, originally released in 1996, reissued on 180 gram black vinyl.  Remastered audio of the 14-track album includes hits "The Distance," “Frank Sinatra,” and "I Will Survive".

 

Delorean Highway [Matte Silver LP]
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GUM aka Jay Watson is a multi-instrumentalist, founding member of POND and touring member of Tame Impala.

Gum’s solo debut album was originally released in 2014 and has now been newly remastered by tour mate Kevin Parker. Delorean Highway is a collection of 10 songs, described as “paranoid pop songs, mostly about falling in love and all of the things that he thinks are going to kill him”.

‘Delorean Highway’ is the first track off the album of the same name, inspired by a dream Gum had of driving through the desert in the silver car from Back to the Future, before taking off into the night. In the real life, Gum can’t drive, but he has seen Back to the Future and it’s fair to say he does look a little bit like Doc.

The second single, ‘Growin’ Up’ was unleashed onto willing ears towards the end of 2013 and taps into every emotion that the name would suggest –a sense of paranoia, doubt, fear, honesty and hopefulness.

 

Glamorous Damage [Matte Gold LP]
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Limited matte gold colored vinyl LP pressing of this 2015 album from Jay Watson AKA Gum.  

Chronophage
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Chronophage’s third LP is a scarcely anticipated revelation full of poise and delicacy. Tough, tender, precise and unconstrained, it concentrates the tragic ingredients of the past two years into ten songs. Each one is a decisive, well-cut crystal: sharp, clear, weighted. Can you envision a midpoint between Big Star and the Homosexuals? Imagine Nick Lowe constructing defiant rejections of the civil structure? Chronophage’s unconstrained melodies and gleefully imaginative structures enact such original, liberatory music.

Chronophage began five years ago in Austin, Texas. Stout participants in the transgressive DIY punk community patchworked throughout the world, the band have released two LPs and a handful of cassettes, always demonstrating a kind of risk-taking that feels both gleeful and dire. It’s clear that they delight in making hard, unexpected decisions, but there’s a colder sense that their existence depends on this daring.

 

S.I.D.E.S. [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Peach LP]
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Songs To Fan The Flames Of Discontent: 25th Anniversary Edition [Limited Edition Baby Blue 2LP]
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The second full-length release from Sweden’s Refused, Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent was released in 1996 to uniform praise as the group’s worldwide following grew in both numbers and intensity. Signifying a musical evolution that culminated with their masterpiece The Shape of Punk to Come, Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent is perhaps the most metal offering in the group’s catalogue. Consistently aggressive, the staccato guitar riffs and drumming rest directly on top of the beat, giving this tighter, later-era Refused material a thick sound that retains its punk energy. Highlights include the almost-death metal grooves on “Life Support Addiction” and “Worthless Is the Freedom Bought,” the latter being a somewhat scattered but still monumental hardcore epic. Quiet sections on cuts like “Return to the Closet” are an ambitious surprise that fans of the group’s more single-minded early-career demos and EPs might not feel any special affinity for. But this range just broadens the band’s unique appeal. A truly definitive late-’90s hardcore disc, Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent is a first-rate record from one of the best, most aggressive hardcore bands of this or any era. 25th anniversary edition includes never before heard and previously unreleased demo tracks from the album.

 

After Hours
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Under the name Delicate Steve, guitarist extrodinaire Steve Marion has spent the better part of the last decade establishing himself as one of the most wildly innovative and widely revered players in the game. He’s recorded with Paul Simon, been sampled by Kanye West, toured in the Black Keys, and released four critically acclaimed albums of genre-bending instrumental music. He’s your favorite musician’s favorite musician, a virtuoso songwriter, producer, and performer who occupies a lane entirely his own in the modern indie landscape, but he’s never liked the sound of the electric guitar? “I’ve tried everything under the sun to get away from it,” he explains. “Until now.”

Written and recorded on a white 1966 Fender Stratocaster that reignited his love for the instrument, Delicate Steve’s warm and captivating new album, After Hours, marks a first for Marion, an earnest, easygoing collection that revels in the simple joys of plugging in and playing. The songs are sweet and breezy here, pairing vintage soul grooves with mesmerizing, wordless melodies, and Marion’s production work is subtle and restrained, stepping back in all the right places to let the album’s masterful performances speak for themselves. In another first, Marion teamed up with outside musicians on the record, bringing in renowned bassist Shahzad Ismaily (Yoko Ono, Marc Ribot) and famed Brazilian percussionist Mauro Refosco (David Byrne, Atoms For Peace) to help flesh out the arrangements and stretch his sonic boundaries. The result is a dreamy, introspective album built for late night comedowns and deep dive soul searching, a cinematic, escapist fantasy for the wee hours of the morning that draws on everything from Bill Withers and Sly Stone to Pharoah Sanders and Salvador Dali as it explores memory and nostalgia, instinct and intuition, serenity and transcendence.

 

In The Country [LP]
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Vinyl LP pressing. 2022 release, the ninth solo album from the rock/country rock veteran best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Poco.  

Girls - The 2nd Mini Album (International Version)
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International version. 2022 release. Aespa's second mini album Girls features six songs including the lead single 'Girls' and a bonus track 'Life's Too Short" (English version). Includes random folded poster (1 of 4), random photo card (1 of 4), and exclusive random US photo card (1 out of four) and exclusive random US photo card (1 of 2), and English lyric book.  

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Movie Releases 07-12-22
Raging Bull (The Criterion Collection)
$39.95  39.95
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An Oscar-winning performance by Robert de Niro and poetic direction by Martin Scorsese highlight this riveting drama based on the life of middleweight boxing champion Jake La Motta. The superbly staged fight scenes are wonderfully complemented by a compelling portrayal of a man as furious outside the ring as he is inside. Joe Pesci co-stars as La Motta's brother, and Cathy Moriarty his young second wife. With Frank Vincent, Nicholas Colasanto. 129 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English DTS HD stereo Surround Master Audio; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary by Scorsese, others; "making of" documentary; featurettes; interviews; theatrical trailer; video essays.  

Star Trek: Lower Decks: Season Two
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Voices of Jerry O'Connell, Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noel Wells. In the second season of the animated "Star Trek" series, the crew encounters strange atmospheres, new coworkers, alien diplomats and more. From "Rick and Morty" scribe Mike McMahan. Part of the "Star Trek expanded universe. 10 episodes on 2 Blu-ray Discs. Animated. 2021/color/4 hrs, 13 min/NR/widescreen.  

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Music Releases 07-15-22
Hell Is In Your Head [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Beer & Gold Butterfly LP]
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Rising
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At 21, mxmtoon stands tall as one of the brightest and most engaging voices of her generation. rising is the sophomore album from the Oakland-raised, Brooklyn-based artist known for her dreamy pop and introspective lyricism. The album is a new chapter and gorgeous evolution of the sound that launched her career 5 years ago but with a more mature and complex lens. Featuring the singles "mona lisa", "sad disco," and "victim of nostalgia", rising represents the culmination of a trilogy that also includes dawn and dusk, the dual EPs she released in 2020.

 

Clouds
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New England indie folk duo The Ballroom Thieves continue to write and share music at a feverish pace with their release of their upcoming album Clouds, the album encapsulates the duo's longing to return to touring, but also a reflection of it's difficulties (insomnia brought on by sleeping in different hotel rooms every night). Clouds gives listeners an intimate look into the band's recording process as most of the album's songs began with Martin Earley and Calin Peters writing together. And for the first time, the album features songs recorded live in the hope of bringing fans directly into the room.  

18
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Jeff Beck found a kindred spirit in Johnny Depp when the two met in 2016. They bonded quickly over cars and guitars and spent most of their time together trying to make each other laugh. At the same time, Beck's appreciation grew for Depp's serious songwriting skills and his ear for music. That talent and their chemistry convinced Beck they should make an album together.

Depp agreed and they started in 2019. Over the next three years, they recorded a mix of Depp originals along with a wide range of covers that touches on everything from Celtic and Motown, to the Beach Boys and Killing Joke. In 2020, during the pandemic, they previewed their collaboration with their well-timed cover of John Lennon's "Isolation."

The duo's 13-track album, dubbed 18, will arrive on July 15. Beck explains the album title: "When Johnny and I started playing together, it really ignited our youthful spirit and creativity. We would joke about how we felt 18 again, so that just became the album title too."

18 will be available on CD and digitally, with a 180-gram black vinyl version coming September 30th. The cover features an illustration of Beck and Depp as 18-year-olds that was drawn and designed by Beck's wife Sandra.

For the last 12 years Depp has recorded and toured with the Hollywood Vampires, a band he started with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry. The supergroup has released two studio albums that include guest appearances by some of rocks biggest names: Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, and Joe Walsh. The list also includes Beck, who played guitar on "Welcome To Bushwackers," a song on Rise, the Vampires' second album, which came out in 2019.

Soon after, Depp asked Beck to play lead on a tune he'd written, the album's first single "This Is A Song For Miss Hedy Lamarr," an homage to the actress/inventor. Beck says it was the catalyst for the collaboration and is one of his favorite songs on the new album. "I was blown away by it," he says. "That song is one of the reasons I asked him to make an album with me."

Of Beck, Depp adds, ""It's an extraordinary honor to play and write music with Jeff, one of the true greats and someone I am now privileged enough to call my brother."

18 / Jeff Beck & Johnny Depp

 

Nowhere Generation II
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Two decades into delivering social commentary via their blistering brand of punk rock, Rise Against's most recent album Nowhere Generation may in fact be their most poignant, as it sums up the struggles, injustices, and collective action of a whole generation.  Their most recent single Last Man Standing is smooth in its most sensitive moments and roaring like a tempest at its peak.   Brimming with punk rock spirit, it begs that we answer who and what is left if we continue on the current path.

 

Beatopia [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Green LP]
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Formed in the imagination of a 7-year-old beabadoobee and carried with her ever since Beatopia is a fantastical yet deeply personal world that houses her most impressive work to date. Marking a huge progression, in 14 songs she traverses fuzzy rock, classic singer/songwriter, psychedelia, Midwest emo, and outright pop whilst remaining undeniably herself throughout. Indie Exclusive Green LP with fold-out poster.

 

The Other Side Of Make-Believe [LP]
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Coming July 15th: the first album from Interpol in four years, The Other Side of Make-Believe. If fate didn't quite ordain the circumstances for Interpol's seventh album, it was at least fortunate that the band had happily concluded their Marauder cycle on stage in front of 30 thousand-odd Peruvian fans. Rather than be sent scrambling like so many other musicians on tour or promoting new music, when lockdown clamped in March 2020, Interpol quickly got into a productive mood.

Coming from a group whose early work was characterized by Polish knife-wielders and incarcerated serial killers, you might expect Interpol's pandemic record to be an emotional tar pit - doubly so, given the presence of towering producer-engineer duo Flood and Moulder (Nine Inch Nails, Gary Numan, Depeche Mode) on the boards. But Banks felt the call to push in a "counterbalancing" direction, with paeans to mental resilience and the quiet power of going easy. "The nobility of the human spirit is to recover and rebound," he says. "Yeah, I could focus on how fucked everything is, but I feel now is the time when being hopeful is necessary, and a still-believable emotion within what makes Interpol Interpol."

 

Aftershock [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Lemon LP]
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GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Alexander 23’s debut album AFTERSHOCK will release on July 15, 2022, via Interscope Records. Produced by Alexander 23 and GRAMMY-winning producer, Dan
Nigro (Olivia Rodrigo), the album will feature 11 tracks, including “Hate Me If It Helps” which was co-written with Olivia Rodrigo plus the standouts “Crash,” “The Hardest Part” and more! Indie Exclusive Lemon LP.

 

emails I can't send
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On her anxiously awaited fifth full-length album, emails i can’t send, Sabrina Carpenter showcases ultra-personal songwriting and passionate, palpable performances. With “skinny dipping,” “Fast Times” and her latest release “Vicious,” a nineties pop-rock songcraft with an intoxicating dose of 21st century feels, Carpenter offers her most vulnerable work to date.

 

Grit
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The Kut is a British rock multi-instrumentalist. She is a Double Award Winner in the UK Songwriting Contest (Feb '22) and Winner of the International Songwriting Rock Award (Mar '22). New releases 'ANIMO' and 'Satellite' have had over 3000 recent airplays including on Kerrang!, BBC Radio London, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Introducing Lancs, Planet Rock, Total Rock, Hard Rock Hell, Amazing Radio and independent FM stations worldwide. Airplay in the US spans 20+ states - including airplay at 91X, San Diego, The New Music Foodtruck, WVUR, Chicago, WOOL, Burlington, WCSF, Chicago, KXT, Dallas, KXUA, Fayetteville, KFCF, Fresno, KXFM, Laguna Beach, WVZA, Marion, KBRE, Merced, KFAI, Minneapolis, KZMU, Moab, WODU, Norfolk, WRKC, Philadelphia, Radio Phoenix, KMUD, Redway, KAMP, Tucson, WQRR, Tuscaloosa, WERA, Washington, KPCA, California, KUPR, New Mexico, WDWN, New York, WNIA, North Carolina and WVUR, Virginia. Both singles charted in the UK Official Charts. 'ANIMO' Charted at No.8 Physical, No.35 Sales and No.76 in the Downloads Chart. It also charted in the USA Submodern Singles (Airplay) Top 100 Chart at #87 and Charted at #12 in the NMD NACC Top Singles 'Heatseeker'. 'SATELLITE' charted at No.22 in the UK Single Sales Chart, No. 22 in the Downloads Chart and No.13 Physical Singles. In the US the single joined the US NACC MMD Top Singles Chart at No.10 (Feb '22). The making and release of the latest video singles and the recording of forthcoming second album 'GRIT' are funded by Arts Council England. The album features both recent singles and 8 other fresh kuts, recorded by all seven members of The Kut collective. Produced by James LeRock Loughrey the album sees The Kut feature as vocalist/guitarist alongside the collective, as well as moonlighting drummer and bassist on two tracks. The Kut is a recent Headliner at Isle of Wight Festival (Sept '21). She's toured in eight countries to date. Her most recent tour was with Music Venue Trust to #ReviveLive music in the UK post-pandemic (Jan/Mar '22). Also featured on the tour were Kojey Radical, Bastille, Del Amitri, Enter Shikari, Feeder, Becky Hill. The Kut debut album 'Valley of Thorns' released in 2018 and charted at No.7 in the UK Rock Albums Chart and No.18 in the Official Independent Albums Chart via independent label, Criminal Records.  

MJ the Musical [Original Broadway Cast Recording]
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MJ the Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording

He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry has finally come to Broadway in a brand-new musical.  Centered around the making of his 1992 Dangerous World Tour and created by Tony Award®-winning Director/Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, MJ goes beyond the singular moves and signature sound of the star, offering a rare look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit that catapulted Jackson into legendary status.  The Original Broadway Cast Recording features all of your favorite songs from the Broadway production, including “Beat It,” “Billie Jean,” “Bad” and “Smooth Criminal.”

 

CHECKMATE [YEJI Ver.]
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The girl group that has it all is back with a brand-new release! ITZY’s new album, CHECKMATE will be available in 5 versions for each member: YEJI, LIA, RYUJIN, CHAERYEONG & YUNA. The contents of the album include a CD, Photobook, Photo Card (random 2 of 25), Mini Folding Poster (random 1 of 5), Lyric Paper and Sticker. North American Retail Exclusives include Postcard (random 1 of 2), Special Card (random 1 of 5) and Poster (random 1 of 3). Box Dimensions: 210 x 297 x 6 mm.

 

Happening [Pink Noise 2LP]
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After nearly three years and sixty demos, Launder's full-length debut is Happening. In 2019, Orange County-raised, Los Angeles-based musician John Cudlip signed to Ghostly International to build his recording project, developed out of casual sessions with friends Jackson Phillips (Day Wave), Soko, and Zachary Cole Smith (DIIV). Launder's music had seen unexpected attention, with Stereogum placing it "somewhere at the intersection of '90s lo-fi and shoegaze," and Gorilla vs. Bear noting Cudlip's "serious knack for the kind of wistful, soaring choruses that immediately make you feel like you've known these songs forever." With live shows paused in 2020, he immersed fully into writing and arranging an overflow of ideas. Cudlip also embraced sobriety, redirecting his once-destructive addictive tendencies into studio craft — all his thoughts consumed by melody and texture, all his resources lobbed into gear, every buzz, hiss, and hum of this record became his entire world. The resulting set sprawls across a double LP release; it's a considered beast of a debut and he's proud of it, living with it, finally. Through its thirteen songs, Happening is timeless, grappling with something bigger than just melody, the cathartic and the tender, indebted to indie rock greats while informed by modern and prudent self-reflection.

 

Moonshine [Yellow & Orange LP]
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Amid massive global paradigm shifts Dave Hartley (aka Nightlands) became a father twice over and left his native Philadelphia for Asheville, where the pace of daily life is slower and it's easier to maintain a zoomed-out perspective on modern life. From the newfound refuge of a studio he built using the bones of a barn attached to his hundred-something-year-old house in the mountains, Hartley has tailored a collection of well-crafted pop rock, pointedly titled Moonshine. Guided by some of the harmonic sensibilities that have helped make The War on Drugs a force in modern music, Moonshine combines immaculate-yet-dense vocal stacks and billowy clouds of effected keyboards with classic songcraft, revealing previously unseen acreage in the unfurling dreamscape that is Nightlands. The surrealistic album art by Austin-based illustrator Jaime Zuverza depicts an archway opening to the stars over the surface of an idyllic sea flanked by both moon and sun. Similarly, Moonshine reveals portals within portals leading to ever deeper places in Hartley's vocal-centered labyrinth.

 

Ghost of Love b/w Imaginary Girl [Silver Vinyl Single]
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In the late 90’s and early aughts, internet video capabilities like Real Video and Quicktime were expanding, proving the early prophecy that ‘anyone would be able to have their own television channel on the internet’ was indeed coming true. After the critical success of Mulholland Drive, director David Lynch doubled down on the medium, funneling virtu-ally all of his time into personally animating, filming, and scoring content for his own internet destination: davidlynch.com. It was fertile and limitless ground for a creative like Lynch, allowing him to return to the days of his experimental film roots, where it was actually possible for him to have his hands on every element of the process. 

It was out of this newfound digital freedom that the early seeds of Inland Empire were born, evolving and fissuring from an internet-bound experiment itself, into something much more expansive. The film collated a variety of ideas and working methods that the recent web paradigm had nurtured in Lynch, one of which was an increased frequency of his own solo music productions. Having finished constructing his own personal recording studio in 1998, he was no longer tethered to the scheduling and high premiums of rented studio time and was free to accelerate his musical experimentation without constraint. As a direct result of this was a unique shift in Lynch’s musical trajectory; a shift that would eventually bear multiple albums and a short film featuring a lounge-crooning monkey. In the first weeks of 2005, Lynch would record a blues instrumental and instead of getting someone else to sing on the song, he would sing, via a formant and pitch-altering piece of equipment known as the Boss VT-1. It was because of the davidlynch.com animated series Dumbland that the director had discovered the device that would enable him to be ‘any character he needed.’ With Ghost of Love, Lynch was experimenting with bringing those ‘characters’ into his own musical compositions. In true Lynch fashion, it’s difficult to know which inspired which: did Ghost of Love birth a scene in Inland Empire, or did the film’s ideas birth the song? Just as In Heaven had served to encapsulate Eraserhead, Ghost of Love managed to encapsulate Inland Empire allowing its listener to close their eyes and immediately channel the film’s images and mood onto the screen of the mind.

Ghost of Love is backed with Imaginary Girl, originally released via CD single in 2006 are now finally seeing their vinyl and digital release for the first time in celebration of Inland Empire’s 2022 theatrical re-release. Both are signature cinematic Lynchian classics that feature Lynch on guitar and vocals, accompanied by his long-time collaborator and Sacred Bones staple Dean Hurleyon bass.

 

My Hero Academia: World Heroes' Mission (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [2LP]
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About the movie:

The film is an adaption based on the original Comic Series “My Hero Academia”, which sold over 50 Million copies worldwide. My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission is the third movie, following My Hero Academia: Two Heroes and My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising and is scheduled to be released in Japanese theaters on August 6 and features the same cast and staff from the previous films and TV anime series'.

 

About the composer Yuki Hayashi:

Yuki Hayashi was born in Kyoto in 1980.  Being an active member in a men's rhythmic gymnastics team in his early years spawned his interest in BGM while selecting songs to complement performances.  This led him to begin teaching himself music composition while at university, despite not having a background in music itself. After graduating, Yuki acquired the basics of track making under house techno DJ and sound-maker Hideo Kobayashi and started producing his first range of music accompaniments for dance sports.  His experience as a rhythmic gymnast has enabled Yuki to intuitively incorporate an eclectic range of music and produce a unique sound, empowering scenes from TV drama, animation and film.

 

tick tick tick [Black in Red LP]
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Cabaret Voltaire co-founder Stephen Mallinder’s second solo outing for Dais further distills his signature fusion of minimal synth, oblique wordplay, and “wonky disco” into a riveting rhythm suite ripe for our age of escalation: tick tick tick. Channeling the temporal malaise of lockdown through a lusher palette of modular electronics and stereo strings, the songs embrace ambiguity and plasticity, loose systems of percolating circuitry and airless funk. Recorded across a handful of sessions at MemeTune Studios in Cornwall with frequent collaborator Benge (aka Ben Edwards), Mallinder cites no guiding aesthetic premise for the collection beyond “cowbell on every track, and entirely no reverb.”

From the first coiled cybernetic groove of opener “Contact,” the album’s spatial dynamics are disorienting and asymmetrical, alternately cold and sensual, opiated and claustrophobic. But, throughout, “rhythm is the default, the bedrock, the building block –even the melodies are rhythmic.” Across 40-plus years of electronic musicianship, Mallinder’s sense of timing and tempo has honed into a rare tier of mastery, limber and fluid but knotted with strange frictions. Shades of Detroit technoid industrial (“ringdropp,” “Shock to the Body”) crossfade into no wavy punk-funk (“Guernica Gallery,” “Galaxy,” “The Trial”), bad trip IDM (“Wasteland”), and jittery vapor house (“Hush”), at the threshold of modes both familiar and foreign.

Lyrically the record is equally evasive, rich with allusions and associative linguistics, surveying liquid notions of societal noise, ecological ruin, art world pretension, and the trials of daily life. But the lack of fixed meaning remains Mallinder’s main muse: “Music should draw you in; lyrics should make you think. Most interpretation is misinterpretation.” This is music of countdowns and comedowns, fleeting pleasures and opaque futures, observing the great decline while dancing on its ashes. Flux is deathless and forever; the rest, illusion: “I will be a constant figure / Flickering a moving picture / Turning in your head forever / Split apart but held together.”

 

KIDZ BOP Super POP!
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All new music from the KIDZ BOP Kids is here! ‘KIDZ BOP Super POP!’ is packed with today’s biggest hits, sung by kids for kids. Featuring all the songs that kids love and parents can feel good about, the album of the summer includes “abc,” “Meet Me At Our Spot,” “Cold Heart,” “We Don’t Talk About Bruno,” “Bam Bam” and more. Play ‘KIDZ BOP Super POP!’ to make ANY time PARTY time.

 

Slingshot [Canary Yellow LP]
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Canadian songwriter and producer Jeremy Haywood-Smith needed an escape from his state of mourning when he began working on Slingshot, his most recent LP as JayWood. After the loss of his mother in 2019, and a global standstill with multiple social crises throughout 2020, Haywood-Smith yearned for some forward momentum. “The idea of looking back to go forward became a really big thing for me—hence the title, Slingshot."

Feeling disconnected from his past and ancestry after the death of a parent, Haywood-Smith made a conscious effort to better understand his identity and unique Black experience living in the predominantly white province of Manitoba. Merging fantasy scenarios, personal anecdotes, and infectious pop and dance instrumentals, Slingshot is a self-portrait of JayWood at his surface and his depths. 

Musically, Slingshot reaches into sounds and styles Haywood-Smith has continued to explore throughout his catalog. “I think I made a really big deal to not pigeonhole myself,” he explains. “Whatever is inspiring me at one point will work it’s way into whatever I’m creating.” Slingshot is an amalgamation of Haywood-Smith’s many musical sensibilities, achieved with help from a crew of talented peers. Haywood-Smith wrote and per-formed a bulk of the track’s instrumentations, but the LP has notable appearances from Canadian contemporaries Ami Cheon (on “Just Say-in”) and Mckinley Dixon (on “Shine.”) The album’s penultimate track, “Thank You,” was co-produced with Jacob Portraitof Unknown Mortal Orchestra. The song brings JayWood’s sound full circle, offering some-thing reminiscent of Haywood-Smith’s earliest recordings, while flaunting that “The best is yet to come.”

 

The Local Honeys [LP]
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Many artists are defined by place, but only a handful of artists come to define the places they’re from. The Local Honeys are Kentucky and Kentucky runs through their veins like an unbridled racehorse. When a master songsmith like Tom T. Hall calls an artist “a great credit to a wonderful Kentucky tradition” it’s time to pull up a chair and pay attention. As it pertains to The Local Honeys he was right on the money. For almost a decade the duo (Linda Jean Stokley and Montana Hobbs) have been an integral part of the Kentucky musicscape. They’ve paid their dues, garnering countless accolades and accomplishments (tours with Tyler Childers, Colter Wall, praise from the New York Times) and have become the defining sound of real deal, honest-to-God Kentucky music.

With their self-titled debut on La Honda Records (home of some of today’s most gifted songwriters, including Colter Wall, Riddy Arman, Vincent Neil Emerson), the duo have set forth on a journey to create something true to themselves while pushing the envelope within the traditions they hold dear. Carefully crafted vignettes of rural Kentucky soar above layers of deep grooves and rich tones masterfully curated by longtime mentor Jesse Wells, Grammy nominated producer and musician (Assistant Director at the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music at Morehead State). “Jesse grew up with sisters. He was cut from the same cloth as us and we knew he would understand what we wanted to do.” What they ended up with is the most nuanced, moody, deep-holler sound they have captured to date. “This is the first time we’ve actively gotten to express who we are and where we’re from,” says Linda Jean. “The songs on the album speak for us,” adds Montana, “they’re about what we know, reflections of us as people. We realized we have the power to add our own narrative into Kentucky music.” Through that realization the two were able to uncover and dissect themes unique to Central Appalachia and in turn their own lives, capturing small moments in time that deliver thunderous results.

Throughout ‘The Local Honeys’, the duo demand to be interpreted as creators and storytellers, not just purveyors of tradition. Similarly, the sounds captured within the project cement their place as innovators and rule breakers. Rollicking banjo meets overdriven guitar hooks and blue collar rural grit is met with lush melodies and nimble harmonies; it’s a project filled with juxtaposition and it isn’t by accident. It’s reflective of who they are and who they run with. Wells along with the rest of Tyler Childers’ band The Food Stamps - Rod Elkins (percussion) Craig Burletic (bass) - and Josh Nolan (guitar) from Clay City, KY all lent their expertise and signature groove as collaborators during the session, creating a fluidity, warmth and cohesion that can only be shaped through friendship. "We didn't want to record any other way then with the people we love and cherish as much as the songs. It was integral to our process,” says Linda. The project was engineered in Louisville at Lalaland by Grammy winner Anne Gauthier.

The songs on ‘The Local Honeys’ speak to a new generation, a new Appalachia, the people who understand the beauty, the struggle and the complexity of contemporary Appalachian life. They come from a long line of storytellers, a lineage of strong Kentucky women who aren’t afraid to tell it like it is and their self-titled La Honda debut is proof it’s in their bones. The duo have mastered the art of telling a good story. The narratives and landscapes they weave into song, the deep understanding and love they share for old time traditions, their undeniable charisma and charm, and their blatant disregard to follow the rules make it clear the duo is poised to become not only the defining voices of their home state of Kentucky but the defining voices of a new Appalachia. 

 

Artificial Countrysides [Limited Edition Clear Purple LP]
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Artificial Countrysides is Athens, Ga ' based Elf Power's 14th album and first for Yep Roc Records. The band expand their sound on this record to glorious effect, adding marimba, harpsichord, synth bass, distorted drum machine loops, and mellotron to their time tested mix of fuzz guitars, moog keyboards, pummeling drums, and layered acoustic guitars, achieving a satisfying and unique synthesis of traditional and futuristic sounds. Lyrically the album mirrors this approach by discussing the difficulties and advantages of dealing with modern life's digital and artificial landscape, balanced with the natural world. Elf Power formed in Athens, GA in 1994 and have released 14 albums, two eps, and a handful of singles, while touring North America, Europe, and Japan many times playing alongside acts like R.E.M., Flaming Lips, Dinosaur Jr., Neutral Milk Hotel, Guided by Voices, Arcade Fire and many more. Albums such as 1998's Dave Fridmann-produced "A Dream In Sound" and 2008's collaboration with the late folk rock icon Vic Chesnutt, "Dark Developments", have cemented the bands' reputation as the finest purveyors of modern melodic psychedelic folk rock around. The band became known as a member of the much heralded Elephant 6 Collective, which includes their friends and collaborators Neutral Milk Hotel, Apples in Stereo, Olivia Tremor Control, Of Montreal, and many more. Undigested Parts Clean Clothes Artificial Countrysides The Gas Inside the Tank Soft Trash Filming The Sequel Before All the Actors Die Metal House Floods Did It Really Exist? Dark Rays Pouring Hot Water on the Anthills Constantly Touching  

The Ceiling Could Collapse [EP]
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“The Ceiling Could Collapse” centers on the cycles of life and how we find meaning in those extremes: pain, joy, wonder, and love. On her piercing and profound new EP, Bobbit picks through the dizzying rubble of indie rock and folk moments of resonant emotion and frames them in heartbreaking lyrics and openhearted expanses. The Ceiling Could Collapse EP denotes themes of duality, as well as feelings of chaos and comfort found within the unknown.

 

Lexicon [LP]
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lynyn’s debut LP is essential listening for anyone interested in the compositional heights of electronic, synth, and modular music. It is a project at home with the likes of giants in the genre like Aphex Twin or Squarepusher.

So, who is lynyn? Lynyn is the moniker of Chicago artist Conor Mackey, a working symphonic composer who has scored for institutions including the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and Brain.fm (the neuroscience driven musical platform where he is currently lead composer on staff). He is also a guitarist / composer in the Chicago jazz fusion quintet Monobody. After years of quietly mastering the creation of electronic music in his home, Mackey first introduced his electronic alias lynyn as producer of NNAMDÏ’s Are You Happy EP in the Fall of2021 (Pitchfork described his production on that project as “a novel intersection of IDM” and contemporary pop). lynyn now offers up his debut electronic oeuvre lexicon via Chicago label Sooper Records.

Lexicon displays a mastery of both musical composition and sound design, as well as a deep appreciation of the vocabulary and history of the electronic genre—with particular emphasis on the 90s IDM movement. Throughout lexicon we are propelled through the sounds of musique concrete, footwork, hip-hop, ambience, glitch-core, IDM, drum and bass, dub, break beats, and so much more. These influences work in tandem to produce a linear experience that can be spellbinding, euphoric, and sometimes destabilizing, but without ever feeling listless or wandering. The dense arrangements of lexicon are intentionally constructed with a painstaking attention to the most minute detail, and also with a masterful awareness of the macroscopic sound design profile of the entire work. Synth sequences and modular tones merge with sounds that seem wholly organic to create a series of purposeful movements from start to finish. Mackey is particularly adept at taking disparate, often difficult to control elements and introducing them harmoniously. He is a fastidious architect and designer of sound tinkering away in his modular laboratory.

Lexicon is an innovative entrant into the history of IDM and electronica with all the makings of an essential contribution. What Mackey accomplishes with lexicon is a progression; he’s taking the sum articulation of a genre and attempting to carry it forward by imbuing it with his own unique language as a symphonic composer. His melting together of genres and techniques is a gateway into amore wide-ranging expression of the artform, particularly with respect to the sophistication of composition. The result is arguably a landmark. While rightfully positioning the lynyn moniker as an electronic alias, lexicon leaves no doubt that Mackey is a composer above all else.

 

American Rituals [LP]
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On the outskirts of late 1970s Olympia, Washington, something stirs, sings, and breathes. Cheri Knight, a music composition student at the Evergreen State College, is developing her practice in a quaint but adequately equipped campus recording studio, amalgamating with the sonic timbre of the surrounding time, space, and place, while devoting to her own inner maxims. At once performative and meditative, electronic and organic, collaborative and self-contained, Cheri's early compositions are simultaneously complete and sketches of a ceremonial process at play. American Rituals captures the artist's environmental emergence, unearthing a unique compositional voice and signposting a regional sonic ethos. The path to Evergreen seems gently preordained for Cheri, a whisper in the trees. Growing up in a musical household in Western Massachusetts, she learned to play piano and clarinet, demurring from notated music but composing piano pieces in the minimalist mode of Erik Satie and folk songs inspired by Joni Mitchell. In high school, her class studied John Cage's work, an epiphanic moment for the young artist. The group also visited a studio outside Amherst where she encountered the modular limitlessness of a Moog synthesizer. Cheri studied philosophy and music at Whitman College in Washington, and then took a year to build a stone house with some friends in New Hampshire. She settled at Evergreen soon after, carrying with her a zeal for improvisation, creative investigation, and hands-on experimentation. The seven works anthologized on American Rituals are foremost an expression of Cheri's elemental approach to creating, rather than writing, music. Polyvocal chants, spoken-word collages, primal post-punk excursions and hymn-like incantations are bound together by a performative energy; a Cage-ian commitment to the present moment which harbors a meditative interior. The first piece Cheri made at Evergreen manifested when a multi-tracked mic test spontaneously evolved into a vocal ostinato. This experience of layering her own voice allowed Cheri to see images of the sounds she was making "in real time." In Cheri's music, language takes on a playful, fluxist, material quality as it is patterned in space. This word play is most evident in pieces like "Prime Numbers" and "Primary Colors, " which uses speech as an elemental material forming our changeable perception of the world. Channeled through the human voice, which is instrumentalized in every piece on American Rituals, language becomes a mutable force and a virtuosic apparatus. Spoken, sung, recited, incanted, chanted, instructed, whispered. It asks us to breathe, in and out. It tells us stories, reads us instructions, reminds us of water. Through rhythmically repeated speech patterns and flowing turns of phrase, the voice conveys ritualized patterns of everyday material becoming beautiful and strange, musical and memorable, conceptual and devotional. The musical output of Evergreen entering the 1980s should not be underestimated in it's contribution to the burgeoning Seattle-Olympia DIY axis, with pieces on American Rituals evidencing a contagious ethos and aesthetic. K. Leimer's Palace of Lights label first issued Cheri's "Primary Colors" and "Hear/Say" as part of it's 1982 compilation Regional Zeal, Mouth Music From Olympia Washington, while "Prime Numbers" and "Breathe" were included on the Steve Fiskproduced compilation Dub Communiqué the same year. But beyond catalog crossover and collaborative evolution, there is a shared sonic energy coursing through American Rituals which speaks to an absorption of place, of atmosphere, of weather. During a peer pilgrimage to the 1981 New Music America Festival in San Francisco, a change in weather was forecasted when Cheri met composer and theorist Pauline Oliveros. She spent part of her final year at Evergreen independently studying at the Zen Arts Center in Mount Tremper, New York, with Pauline and her partner, the performance artist Linda Montano. Aligning with both luminaries amplified the artistic and philosophical resonance of Cheri's work, bringing tenets of Buddhism and Living Art into both her artistic and life practice. Following these principles, Cheri's art eventually did become absorbed into life: living on a farm with goats in rural Massachusetts, writing songs, playing in bands, and eventually drifting away from music and into other things. But as is often the case, the path taken is never forgotten, only temporarily out of mind. With the help of old friends and new, the music of American Rituals was salvaged (not without hundreds of emails and phone calls) from master tapes stored in the collections of various peers and recording engineers from the extended Evergreen set, and is re-presented / represented now with care. Cheri Knight's American Rituals arrives in vinyl and digital formats July 15, 2022 from Freedom To Spend. A portion of the proceeds from this release will benefit Draft Gratitude, a draft horse rescue in Winchester, New Hampshire dedicated to saving the lives of senior working horses.  

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Movie Releases 07-19-22
The Bob's Burgers Movie
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The cartoon comedic calamities of your favorite chophouse clan come to the big screen, as the Belchers' latest misfortunes involve a sinkhole opening up at the doorstep of Bob's Burgers-with the corpse of a long-missing carny at the bottom. Laughs abound as Bob, Linda, and Teddy turn to street cart vending to pay the bills, while the kids look to solve the murder mystery. With the voices of H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts, Dan Mintz, Kristine Schaal, Eugene Mirman, Larry Murphy. 102 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.  

DC's Legends of Tomorrow: The Complete Seventh Season
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Set in the same universe as "Arrow" and "The Flash," this thrilling DC Comics-inspired series debuted in 2016. Time-traveler Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill) must assemble a group of heroes and villains in an effort to prevent a future where the Earth is conquered by an evil despot. The team includes shrinking crimefighter the Atom (Brandon Routh), reincarnated warriors Hawkman (Falk Hentschel) and Hawkgirl (Ciara Renée), the icy Captain Cold (Wentworth Miller), and Martin Stein (Victor Garber) and Jefferson Jackson (Franz Drameh), who join together to become the heroic Firestorm.13 episodes on 3 discs. 9 hrs. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio; Subtitles: English (SDH); featurettes; unaired scenes; gag reel.  

Dual
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Diagnosed with terminal illness, Sarah (Karen Gillan) weighed her options-and she chose cloning herself. As she trained her new double (Gillan, again) to carry on her existence, however, her disease went into remission. Matters got worse, as not only did those in her circle come to like the clone better-Sarah's only legal recourse was to face the copy in mortal combat! Riley Stearns' darkly satirical sci-fi saga also stars Aaron Paul, Theo James, Beulah Kole, Maija Paunio. 95 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.  

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Music Releases 07-22-22
Entering Heaven Alive [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Detroit Denim Blue LP]
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Entering Heaven Alive is the fifth studio album from Jack White, founding member of The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, and The Dead Weather. True to his DIY roots, this record was recorded at White's Third Man Studio throughout 2021, mastered by Third Man Mastering, and released by Third Man Records.

 

Emotional Creature [Orange Marble LP]
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As lockdown approached in 2020, Chicago-based singer Lili Trifilio was wrapping up a tour in support of Beach Bunny's debut album, Honeymoon. Suddenly, she found herself back at her parents' house, coping with her new reality. To deal, she retreated into sci-fi stories and her always-active imagination. She envisioned new places to travel in her mind, thus dreaming up big, bombastic pop sounds to construct Beach Bunny's highly anticipated sophomore album, Emotional Creature. Simultaneously about personal growth, Emotional Creature is a collection of highly relatable songs that capture the highs and lows of new relationships, the joys and vulnerabilities of letting someone in, the gut-wrenching realities of experiencing anxiety, leaving toxic relationships, and seeing yourself through the eyes of the one you love. These complex feelings are expertly contrasted with ultra-poppy melodies, anthemic choruses, and a slight punk edge. 'The songs have grown with me over time,' Trifilio explains. 'Some of them were written in various stages of life, and I think as we go through different experiences and hardships, you come out stronger. I've grown as a person, so the songwriting reflects that.' With its openhearted, vulnerable themes and progressive, hook-filled take on pop rock and pop punk, Emotional Creature only further cements Beach Bunny and Trifilio's well-earned reputation as a leading voice of their generation.

 

10 Tracks To Echo In The Dark [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Clear LP]
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The Kooks sixth studio album, 10 Tracks To Echo in the Dark is a fresh sounding, electronic-tinged evolution of their iconic sound.

 

Reaching Hypercritical [Coke Bottle Clear LP]
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Palisades - Reaching Hypercritical - Palisades have announced that they will be releasing a new album this Summer, their first as a four-piece.  

Bob Marley With The Chineke! Orchestra [LP]
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Bob Marley with the Chineke! Orchestra reimagines some of Bob Marley’s most recognized and listened to songs with contemporary classical orchestration. The Chineke! Orchestra provides opportunities to a diverse range of up-and-coming and internationally respected classical musicians.

 

How to Grow a Sunflower Underwater [Sea Blue LP]
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How to Grow a Sunflower Underwater is the follow-up to Alex The Astronaut's ARIA Music Award-nominated debut The Theory Of Absolutely Nothing. An unforgettably original lyricist, the music of Australian singer/songwriter Alex the Astronaut cycles through a series of radiantly detailed slices of life.  

The Last Goodbye [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Crystal Clear 2LP + 12in Art Card]
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ODESZA return after four years with their new album "The Last Goodbye" available on crystal clear LP, indie exclusive version crystal clear LP with limited edition print, standard CD, deluxe CD with a patch and stickers, and transparent green cassette. Symphonic, vast, and emotionally stirring, 'The Last Goodbye' is set to be the GRAMMY-nominated duo's most ambitious album to date. A project rife with brightness and emotion, nostalgic yet rooted in the present, it serves as a sweeping sonic experience that speaks to themes of connection, reminiscence and the impact we impart on one another. It's a vivid celebration of the people and moments that have left fingerprints on our existence, echoing throughout the record. "The Last Goodbye" features collaborations with Låpsley, Ólafur Arnalds, Julianna Barwick, The Knocks, Bettye LaVette, Izzy Bizu, MARO, and Charlie Houston. With over 5 billion total streams, ODESZA have masterfully reemerged to remind the world what has made the duo of Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight cornerstones of the modern electronic landscape. Their last album 'A Moment Apart' was not only a commercial success (going gold and debuting at no. 3 on the Billboard 200), but it also earned critical acclaim including two GRAMMY nominations and praise from the likes of NPR, Rolling Stone, Billboard, Complex, Consequence and more. The duo has cultivated a diehard fanbase of massive proportions: known for their groundbreaking, awe-inspiring and immersive live performance, that reached 2.85m+ fans over the course of their 'A Moment Apart' tour. They also have had headline performances at the likes of Coachella, Lollapalooza, Bumbershoot & more, as well as performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Conan, and launched their own music festival SUNDARA in Riviera Maya, Mexico in 2019.

 

Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Lemonade Translucent LP]
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She & Him’s seventh studio album is a loving, LP-length tribute to one of the greatest living American songwriters and singers, Brian Wilson. Melt Away - A Tribute to Brian Wilson finds Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward diving deep into the legendary artist’s extensive songbook, offering fascinating and delectable new spins on time-honored classics and overlooked gems alike. These fourteen covers are infused with the familiar magic that She & Him fans know and love, offering a new window into Wilson’s iconic catalog.

 

Hello, Hi [LP]
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Tossing down straight acoustic shots with electric guitar back, Ty Segall rides through the valley of thee ol' Canyon legends, seeking an isolated place beneath the open sky to loose his herd of wild nerves Alone at last, naturally? Nope - there's a rider on the horizon, cross-hairs trained on his very own heart. Tremulating in fear and loathing upon the precipice of everyday, so that we don't think we don't have to, Ty guides ten songs of love through internal crevasses and past darkened cavities, as harmony vocals swarm above the treacherous, yet reverberant arroyos. Whatever doesn't get killed is getting stronger all the time. Its light rock made heavy through thought and intention, "Hello, Hi" is a lean, mean deal, baked in saltwater and sunlight, compassion pouring forth from beautiful blue eyes.  

Magic [LP]
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Vinyl LP pressing. 2022 release. Produced by Nas' longtime collaborator Hit-Boy, Nas shares Magic, the transcendent 9 track album including Wave Gods ft. A$AP Rocky and DJ Premier. Magic follows the August 2021 release of Grammy nominated album, King's Disease II.  

Wildest Dreams [LP]
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Majid Jordan’s 3rd studio album, Wildest Dreams now officially available on vinyl, featuring the hit tracks “Waves of Blue” and "Stars Align" ft. Drake. 

 

Riderless Horse
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Riderless Horse is my first solo record, and it’s the first record my former partner, Kennan Gudjonsson, didn’t produce.

I haven’t made an album since 2010. I decided to stop pursuing music several years after my sixth record, Outlaster, because of unhappiness, overwhelming chaos, mental illness, and my tragically dysfunctional relationship with Kennan. Creating music had always been a positive outlet during difficult times, but eventually it became a source of absolute misery.

Riderless Horse documents the grief, but it also marks moments of empowerment and a real happiness in discovering my own capability. Steve Albini produced this record with me, and Greg Norman assisted. It was exactly the right environment to work on this record. We all had meals together, cried, laughed, and told stories. It was perfect. It made me realize how much I love writing, playing and recording music.

Terrible things happen. These were some terrible things. So, what to do – learn something valuable, connect with people, move the fuck out of that apartment, remember the humor, find the humor, tell the truth, and make a record. I made a record. 

 

Birds in the Ceiling [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Blue LP]
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John Moreland doesn’t have the answers, and he’s not sure anyone does. But he’s still curious, basking in the comfort of a question, and along the way, those of us listening feel moved to ask our own. “I don’t ever want to sound like I have answers, because I don’t,” he says. “These songs are all questions. Everything I write is just trying to figure stuff out.”

Moreland is discussing his new album Birds in the Ceiling, a nine-song collection that offers the most comprehensive insight into the thoughts and sounds swimming around in his head to date. A compelling blend of acoustic folk and avant-garde pop playfulness, Birds in the Ceiling lives confidently in a space of its own, enriched by tradition but never encumbered by it. The songwriting that has stunned fans and critics alike since 2015’s High on Tulsa Heat remains potent, while the sonic evolution that unfolds on the record feels like a natural expansion of 2020’s acclaimed LP5.

The New Yorker, Pitchfork, Fresh Air, Paste, GQ, and others have embraced Moreland’s meditative songs, while performances on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, CBS This Morning, NPR Tiny Desk Concert, and more have introduced Moreland to millions. And yet, while the Tulsa-based Moreland is grateful for the respect and musical conversation he’s now having with people around the world, he is also more focused on the idea of just talking to one person––or even himself. “Through the years, I’ve felt like I’m increasingly talking to myself in my songs, more and more,” he says. “Maybe in the past, I wasn’t aware of it, but now, I am. I think doing that has helped me be less hard on myself, which makes you more generous and compassionate in general.”

That helps explain why even if Moreland is reaching out to someone else, there is no judgment. “I’m in the same boat with whoever I’m talking to,” Moreland says.  

Moreland’s songs do feel intimate––like overheard conversations or solitary meditations. “I want to talk one-on-one to someone in a song,” he says. “I don’t want to address a group, really, because I think that’s when it’s easy to start pontificating––and it gets less honest.”

On Birds in the Ceiling, Moreland’s singing contributes to the feelings of hushed intimacy. Wielding a warm, sandpaper soul voice, Moreland got used to singing loudly as he began playing in bars, fighting to be heard over chattering crowds. “When I first started singing, I was very self-conscious about it,” he says. “I think I tried to affect my voice more. Singing loud could be a security blanket sometimes. On the new album, on a lot of the songs I was definitely making a conscious effort to sing quieter––almost whisper.”

Produced by Matt Pence and Moreland, Birds in the Ceiling is dynamic: a folk record that refuses to stay in its lane. It’s the second album for Pence with Moreland, who sees the former––a Denton, Texas-based engineer, producer, and drummer––as an ideal musical partner. “We have a lot of the same influences, and I have been really influenced by his bands,” Moreland says. “It feels really effortless.”

Letting things just be what they are is a powerful guiding force for Moreland, determining not just how he interacts with others, but how he treats himself. “When you remove boundaries and instead of holding back parts of yourself––when you say, ‘Okay, I’m going to put all of me into this,’” Moreland says, "You end up making music that nobody else could make.”

Birds in the Ceiling is available at local record stores on CD, Vinyl, and an Indie-Exclusive Blue Vinyl on July 22.

 

Neophobia [LP]
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Neophobia is a meditative saga which, despite the name, radically embraces the aesthetics and methods of post-modernity. In between identical gamelan pieces, Chalk weaves an abrasive collage of sounds and musics that touch on peace punk, musique concrète, & American primitive. Neophobia explores the schizophrenia and horror of living in the contemporary era, and odyssey with an indeterminate point of departure or return. 

Chalk is an amorphous musical project orchestrated by Barry Elkaninck (Institute, Blue Dolphin). While this is Barry’s “solo project” he regularly invites friends, other musicians and artists to accompany him. Under “Chalk” Barry has self-released 8 cassettes since 2015. While wildly ranging in recording techniques & approach, the cassettes have informed and culminated in the final sound present onNeophobia which is his first LP for Post Present Medium. Barry wrote and recorded Neophobiaindependently out of his home in Houston, TX on computers and tape machines. 

 

Shine [Baby Blue LP]
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Canadian cult songwriter Sean Nicholas Savage is renowned for his bitter sweet ballads, and beautifully raw live performances, his singing delicate and brave, full of energy and space. Each new record is an adventure in sensitivity and nuance. 

Shine is a record about recapturing the will to live after a period of sadness and stagnancy, and the return to positivity and hope wrapped up in music that adds a sense of rhythmic guitar-based folk intimacy to Savage’s hallmark ebullient avant-pop.

 

Fantasy Gateway [Sea Blue LP]
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Fantasy Gateway opens a new chapter for Cuco over the course of 12 songs which includes new single “Caution.” The sophomore album also contains features from Kacey Musgraves, Adriel Favela, DannyLux and Bratty.

 

Pool Kids
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Pool Kids are energy. Raw, sporadic, and indisputably authentic, the four piece's latest self-titled album fuses math-rock familiarities with a wave of indie rock angst. Recorded in Seattle by Mike Davis, 'Pool Kids' is the first studio album to include the full band. The record explores regeneration from trauma, heartbreak, and culture. Vocalist Christine Goodwyne reaches into the depths of shared existence, unifying a genre-less fanbase and shattering the wall between performer and listener.  

Nation Of Heat I Revisited EP [Neon Orange Vinyl]
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Nation of Heat | Revisited - After more than a decade of playing these songs in clubs across the US, putting one foot in front of the other, gaining a much greater musical education, they are recorded now as he had always wished they could have been. "Nation Of Heat" is now revisited with full production, featuring performances from Brandon Flowers of the Killers, Derry Deborja of Isbell's 400 Unit, Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket, and Courtney Hartman. "The songs on this EP are familiar to me, and other people like me, who have been Joe Pug fans from the very beginning. We have heard them over and over in our heads and in our hearts as we went about our lives for the dozen years that have passed since the original, solo acoustic version of NATION OF HEAT was released. I, for one, welcome this new more fully realized version of these songs because now, I have an excuse to turn them up and listen out loud again." Steve Earle NYC 12/21

 

The Northman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Red 2LP]
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“Rob wanted the world of The Northman to feel harsh and uncomfortable, and for everything to feel like it was caked in mud and dry blood, so it was crucial for the score to mirror that.” Composers Robin Carolan (Tri-Angle Records) and Sebastian Gainsborough (Vessel) were given a task of epic proportions when director Rob Eggers (The VVitch, The Lighthouse) asked them to create the score for his ambitious and highly anticipated new film The Northman, releasing on April 22nd. They needed to make a score that both honored the immense research that had gone into the authenticity of this Viking era period piece and complimented the cinematic maximalism of the film for a modern audience. The artists stretched themselves to the depths of their creativity and the resulting album is a gorgeous, sonic tableaux that places the listener right in the center of the film.

While arranging the score the composers consulted musician and ethnographer Poul Høxbro for inspiration and insight into the history of Viking music. Having backgrounds in left field electronic music, Robin and Sebastian felt liberated by the constraint of using a small selection of musical tools for this piece. “Electronic music has almost limitless potential when it comes to making sounds and that’s obviously an incredible thing, but you can also go down the wormhole and get lost in it sometimes. There’s no risk of that happening when you only have a few primary instruments to draw upon.” Robin remarked.

They utilized traditional instruments such as the tagelharpa, langspil, kravik lyre, and säckpip to build the cinematic world of The Northman but they also took creative freedoms in adding instruments likes drums, which some academics believe wouldn’t have played a big part in Viking musical culture, simply due to the lack of archaeological evidence of actual drums. “One of the pieces we wrote was intended to emulate the sound of a bullroarer; an ancient instrument used in sacred rituals or in battle to intimidate enemies. It makes a really disorienting roaring vibrato sound and low frequencies capable of traveling insane distances.” Robin says when asked about one of the more unique aspects of the score. Everyone involved put so much effort into both their research and their creativity and this richness is evident in every track. The album as a whole is a cinematic masterpiece of sound and ambiance, both gorgeous and disturbing, like the film it so beautifully accompanies.

 

We're All Alone In This Together [2 LP]
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Double vinyl LP pressing. We're All Alone in This Together is the second studio album by British rapper Dave, originally released in 2021. Psychodrama, released in 2019, and includes guest appearances from Stormzy, James Blake, Wizkid, Snoh Aalegra, Boj, Fredo, Ghetts, Giggs and Meekz. We're All Alone in This Together was executive produced by Kyle Evans and Dave himself, with additional production from James Blake and Joe Reeves.  

Sincerely, Kentrell [2LP]
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SINCERELY, KENTRELL serves as a testament to YoungBoy’s remarkable talent and versatility, showcasing the Baton Rouge, LA-native’s true heart and soul over 21 featureless tracks. The album sees YoungBoy joined in the studio by a number of longtime collaborators and rising new producers, including Dubba-AA, Mike Laury, TnTXD & Dmac, Smashdavid (Big Sean, Chris Brown, Khalid, Bad Bunny), MikeWillMadeIt (Kendrick Lamar, Rae Sremmurd, Eminem, Beyonce), and TayTayMadeIt (Roddy Ricch, Swae Lee, Jack Harlow). 

 

Trendsetter
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Coi Leray’s debut album TRENDSETTER comes armed with her latest single, “Blick Blick,” featuring Nicki Minaj. The project features a handful of Coi’s hits, including “TWINNEM,” “Anxiety,” “No More Parties (Remix)” with Lil Durk, and the RIAA gold-certified “BIG PURR (Prrdd)” with Pooh Shiesty. A debut project like TRENDSETTER is rare; Coi Leray has curated an experience for her listeners, having penned the bulk of the songs and putting her all into her formal arrival.

 

Self Explanatory
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Coming off his latest singles Stay Down (feat. Yung Bleu) and Don’t Love Me, Ne-Yo returns with his highly
anticipated eighth studio album, Self Explanatory, which also includes features from Jeremih, Trippie Redd and
more. Infused with his classic R&B sound, Ne-Yo says that the record will “pull on some heartstrings, give you a
reason to dance, [and] give you some music to clean the house on Sunday.” Out now via Motown Records.

 

SEVENTEEN 4th Album Repackage 'SECTOR 17’ [NEW HEIGHTS Ver.]
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Hot off the success of Face the Sun, SEVENTEEN is back with their 4th Album Repackage SECTOR 17. This album comes with added new tracks and available in 2 versions: NEW HEIGHTS & NEW BEGINNING. Contents include enveloped CD, Photobook (88 pgs), Lyric Book (12 pgs), Film Card (random 1 of 13), Photo Card (random 2 of 26) & Sticker (random 1 of 13). Limited first-press runs include Team SVT Card & Poster. Retail Exclusive: Folding Card (random 1 of 13). Dimensions: 152 x 152 x 15.5 mm.

 

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Movie Releases 07-26-22
The Duke
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THE DUKE is set in 1961 when Kempton Bunton (Jim Broadbent), a 60-year old taxi driver, stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery’s history. Kempton sent ransom notes saying that he would return the painting on condition that the government agreed to provide television for free to the elderly. What happened next became the stuff of legend. Only 50 years later did the full story emerge – a startling revelation of how a good man set out to change the world and in so doing saved his son (Fionn Whitehead) and his marriage to Dorothy Bunton (Helen Mirren).  

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Music Releases 07-29-22
RENAISSANCE
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2022 release, the seventh album by the R&B and pop superstar. Includes the single "Break My Soul".  

Tornillo [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Iridescent Copper 2LP]
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For genre-bending band Whiskey Myers, 2019’s self-titled and self-produced album offered a watershed moment. With Rolling Stone declaring them “the new torch bearers for Southern music” in a story titled “How Whiskey Myers Won Over Mick Jagger and Made the Album of Their Career;” and the project debuting atop both the Country and Americana album charts, the band celebrated mainstream success a decade in the making.

Now, after spending 21 days isolated at the 2,300-acre Sonic Ranch studio deep in the heart of their native Texas, just miles from the U.S./Mexico border, the Gold-certified renegades have doubled down on what they do best: sharing honest truths with no-holds-barred instrumentation, letting the self-produced music speak for itself. Yet with Tornillo, named for the border town that is home to the pecan orchard-filled recording complex and set for release on July 29 via their own Wiggy Thump Records with distribution by Thirty Tigers, the six-piece band has taken their solid decade-plus foundation and pushed themself to further explore new sonic landscapes.

“It’s going to have a little bit different sound,” lead singer Cody Cannon shared recently with Outsider. “It’s still Whiskey Myers at its core, but it’s kind of fresh… We did a lot of bass and horns on this one, which is something we’ve always wanted to do. Just being fans of all that old music and Motown stuff, and a lot of the stuff coming out of Muscle Shoals, old rock and roll.

“We’re going to bend [genre] even more, I think, with this new record,” he continued. “It’s all over the place. But that’s fun, right? I hate the whole ‘Put it in a box. You gotta be this.’ … That’s not art to me. I love the idea of just doing, really, whatever you feel. It comes out a certain way because that’s just how it comes out. Whiskey Myers never really tried to be a certain way. It’s just how we are. So I think that’s really the whole thing about music, or the beauty about music; it’s just that freedom to create.”

Tornillo as a whole does exactly that, drawing as much inspiration from Nirvana as from Waylon Jennings – even adding the legendary McCrary Sisters’ gospel influence to the project on background vocals. With Cannon leading the way on songwriting, the album also features writes from lead guitarist John Jeffers and fellow bandmembers Jamey Gleaves and Tony Kent, as well as rising singer/songwriter Aaron Raitiere (Anderson East, Oak Ridge Boys, A Star is Born).

Fans will have the chance to hear the new music live on the 40-date Tornillo Tour, launching April 29 in Worcester, Mass. and running through August. Tickets to all headlining dates are on sale to the general public Thursday, Feb, 23 at 10 a.m. local time via WhiskeyMyers.com.

Look for Whiskey Myers' music at your local record store, and pick up a copy of Tornillo on 'Iridescent Copper' color vinyl - only available at independent record stores. 
For more information, follow Whiskey Myers on social media @WhiskeyMyers
 

I Am The Moon: III. The Fall
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The fifth studio project from the Tedeschi Trucks band, is the most ambitious and, at the same time, intimate record that America's best rock'n'roll big band has ever made: a genuinely epic undertaking in four episodes and 24 songs inspired by classical literature but emotionally driven by the immediate drama, isolation and mourning of the pandemic era.

 

Surrender [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Tangerine Orange LP]
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GRAMMY® Award- nominated artist/producer/songwriter Maggie Rogers new album, Surrender, will be released via Capitol Records on July 29. Co-produced Kid Harpoon (Florence + the Machine, Harry Styles) and Rogers, Surrender is the follow-up to Heard It in a Past Life,Rogers’ massively beloved 2019 debut album, which entered Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart at No. 1 and debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. Praised by the likes of NPR, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, TIME Magazine, and many others, Heard It in a Past Life landed Rogers a nomination for Best New Artist and went on to amass over one billion combined global streams.

 

ELVIS – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
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ELVIS – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the music companion to the Warner Bros. Pictures biopic film ELVIS, from Baz Lurhmann. This critically acclaimed film stars Austin Butler as Elvis Presley and Tom Hanks as his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker. The soundtrack features a sampling of original songs from Elvis’s extraordinary body of work from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s, and new recordings celebrating his diverse musical influence and enduring impact on popular artists of today.

The 22 track compact disc version of ELVIS includes plenty of A-list names across the musical spectrum. Starting with Elvis himself, additional artists included here are Doja Cat, Nardo Wick, Jack White, Chris Isaak, Eminem, Swae Lee, Diplo, Kacey Musgraves, Jazmine Sullivan, Tame Impala, Stevie Nicks, and many others.

 

The World EP.1 : Movement [Random 1 of 8 Covers]
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Boxset including 3 different album covers, 1 folded lyrics poster, 1 folded group poster, 1 photobook, 1 sticker set, 1 ID card (1 of 8 randomly packed inside), 1 member photocard (1 of 16 randomly packed inside), 1 additional member photocard - U.S. exclusive (1 of 8 randomly packed inside). Global sensation ATEEZ is back to begin a new journey with the first album in a new series, [THE WORLD EP.1 : MOVEMENT]. Praised for high-octane performances and bold musical stylings, ATEEZ sold 1.86 million albums in 2021 to firmly plant their name on the charts. ATEEZ also went on their first arena world tour "THE FELLOWSHIP : BEGINNING OF THE END" in 2022, meeting 150,000 fans from their kick off in Seoul, followed by five American cities and finishing with dates in five European countries. ATEEZ made history by being the first K-pop act to start a European arena tour after the pandemic. Having just wrapped up their search for precious [TREASURE], and a feverish journey in [ZERO : FEVER], ATEEZ unveils a powerful new concept in their next release [THE WORLD EP.1 : MOVEMENT] calling for change in our conformist reality.

 

Jackpot Juicer [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Yellow with Red & Black Splatter 2LP]
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Earthling [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Translucent Blue/Black Marble LP]
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Earthling, the third studio album from Eddie Vedder, features the singles “Long Way,” “The Haves,” and “Brother The Cloud.” In addition, the album features collaborations with music legends including Stevie Wonder, Ringo Starr, Elton John, Chad Smith, Andrew Watt, and Josh Klinghoffer. Available from Seattle Surf/Republic Records. Indie Exclusive translucent blue/black marble vinyl in a gatefold jacket with lyric booklet.

 

Life and Life Only EP [Yellow Vinyl]
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The Heavy Heavy are led by lifelong musicians Will Turner and Georgie Fuller. The Brighton, UK-based band create the kind of unfettered rock-and-roll that warps time and space, sitting at the reverb-drenched collision of psychedelia and blues, acid rock and sunshine pop. As revealed on their gloriously hazy - and soon to be legendary - debut EP Life and Life Only, they breathe a wild new energy into sounds from decades ago, transcending eras with a hypnotic ease.

 

Take It Like A Man [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition White LP]
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GRAMMY and Americana Award-winning singer/songwriter and violinist, Amanda Shires, has pushed the reset button with Take It Like a Man, a record that is so unlike anything she has ever recorded that you would be tempted to think it was her debut album instead of her seventh. Shires, who also plays in The Highwomen, worked with producer Lawrence Rothman to make a fearless confessional, showing the world what turning 40 looks like in 10 emotionally raw tracks. Indie Exclusive White LP with lyric sheet.

 

PANORAMA
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“For The Girls” joins Kiyoko’s most recent releases, the catchy, effervescent “Found My Friends” and romantic, hopeful “Chance” all set to be featured on Panorama. Following her 2018 landmark debut album EXPECTATIONS, Hayley created Panorama with frequent collaborators, Pat Morrissey and Kill Dave, in addition to new kindred creative spirit and executive producer, Danja (Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears).

 

Spectre [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Black Ice w/ Heavy White Splatter LP]
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Rat Beat [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Clear LP]
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Against the backdrop of Asbury Park , NJ rock and punk history comes BEACH RATS. With a membership that includes four impossible-to-avoid New Jersey punk stalwarts including Brian Baker (Minor Threat, Dag Nasty, Bad Religion), Ari Katz (Lifetime), Bryan Kienlen and Pete Steinkopf (The Bouncing Souls) and rounded out by Danny Windas, AKA “Dubs” on drums . BEACH RATS play a brand of hardcore/punk that stays true to their members’ roots while creating something completely fresh and urgent.“I had moved to Asbury Park,” recounts guitarist Brian Baker. “And it turned out that Pete [Steinkopf] and Bryan [Kienlan] from the Bouncing Souls were sniffing around and had the idea to do a fun side-band with Ari Katz from Lifetime. They had recently played together at a memorial for Dave Franklin [Vision frontman, R.I.P.] and had a blast. That was the foundation of it. Like most of my career, I walked into a pre-existing situation, ready to go. They were talking about it and I was immediately like, ’I want to be in a band! Bands are great, let’s go!”

The common denominator for BEACH RATS for was simple. “It’s a mix of the Jersey Shore thing and a bunch of guys that can endlessly create 80’s hardcore riffs because we were there,” states Bryan Kienlan. “You’re gonna get authentic punk and hardcore from BEACH RATS because we are all from the 80’s. It’s literally taking it back to some of our biggest influences like Negative Approach and Poison Idea, And of course, Minor Threat.”

 

Patina [Green & Orange LP]
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Nostalgia: it’s a fickle beast, isn’t it? Everyone loves music that evokes a strong sense of days gone by, but stare through those rose-tinted glasses too long and you lose the magic of the present. With their brand-new sophomore album, Patina, Toronto-based indie pop band Tallieshave found a way to expertly walk that razor-thin tightrope, nodding to their favorite bands of the past while transforming their sound into something tight, bright, and undeniably fresh.

They dove into bands like the Sundays, the Smiths, Aztec Cameraand added their own signature elements, including Sarah’s airy-yet arresting vocals, Dylan’s stunning, gossamer guitar work and Cian’s astronomic drumming. The follow up to 2019 self-titled debut, which solidified them as Canada’s leading dream pop scholars, Patina’s lush soundscapes were produced by Graham Walshof the stalwart art-rock band Holy Fuck (who has also helmed records by Alvvays, Metz and Bully) and features a juxtaposition of light and dark, upbeat tunes with undercut with sometimes deliciously discordant guitars.

Patina is out on two color LP and digital services July 29, 2022on Kanine Records. Tallies self-titled debut is also available on green vinyl, CD and digital.

 

Lyceum Theatre, London, England 5/26/72 [4CD]
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Reissuing the outof print, standalone show of the Dead’s final performance of their Europe ’72 Tour at the Lyceum Theatre in Lo ndon on May 26, 1972. This is the Dead’s lastperformance to feature vocals by founding front man Ron “Pigpen” McKernan before his passing 9 months later.-Fifty years ago, when Europe '72 was released, the third LP of the set included two sides of some of the finest, most uniquely beautiful music the Dead had ever played, and thankfully, recorded. The Truckin', Epilogue , Prelude , and Morning Dew knocked everyone's socks off. Decades later, when tape traders were able to hear the entirety of the final show of the Europe '72 tour, not only were they greeted with this spectacular 40+minutes of music, but what is widely considered one of the best complete shows the Dead performed in their 30 year touring career. With Playing In The Band clocking in at more than 17 minutes, by far the longest version of this improvisational masterpieceby this point and ending their first set with the traditional second set closing Not Fade Away Goin ' Down The Road Feeling Bad Not Fade Away , the Dead signaled throughout this show that they wanted to leave everything on the stage. They clearly weren't out of gas and wanted this tour to keep rolling. If there was one show that encapsulates the entirety of the excellence of the Europe '72 tour, it's this one. Pigpen would sing a few songs this night, the final show at which Pigpen sang, as he left the band a few weeks later.

 

Europe '72: 50th Anniversary Edition [3LP]
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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Grateful Dead's iconic Europe '72 Tour with the original Europe '72 album, newly remaste red.Plangent Processes tape restoration and speed correction, with mastering by GRAMMY® Awardwinning engineer Dave Glasser, Produce d for Release by David Lemieux. 180-Gram, Black Vinyl. -In another industrydefying move,the Grateful Dead followed up theirfirst Gold Record, the 1971 liveshowcase SKULL ROSES , with another live album, one that to most fans and critics surpassed even the excellence of the previous offering. From April 7 to May 26, 1972, the Dead performed and recorded 21 live concerts, plus a set in a television studio, with every night being an exceptional display of the magic that was uniquely the live Grateful Dead. These concerts and this tour, 50 years later, are still considered one of the highest of high points in the Grateful Dead's performing career. In an era whena double album was rare enough,the Dead outdid even their own lofty standards by producing a 3 LP masterpiece that to this day is considered one of the finest live albums ever produced. Remastered from the original analog tapes, the album has never sounded better.

 

You're The Boss [LP]
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You’re The Boss is Montreal-based musician/producer Patrick Holland’s first foray into guitar-driven indie pop, full of upbeat reflections on relinquishing control. Known primarily for his electronic releases under aliases such as Project Pablo and Jump Source, Holland has spent the last several years traveling the world playing DJ sets and festivals. Behind the scenes, he was also working as a mixing engineer, producer and remixer, lending his technical prowess to TOPS, Cut Copy, Jacques Greene, Homeshake, and more.

Over a period of several months, he wrote and recorded the album in tandem, playing most of the instruments himself as well as writing and singing lyrics for the first time in his recorded work. The resulting record is a fitting re-introduction to Holland as an artist: singles “Sinister Bell” and “Nice Try” feature earworm arrangements of sunny guitars and velvety vocal harmonies (including backing vocals from TOPS’ Jane Penny, David Carriere and Marta Cikojevic). Elsewhere, Holland mixes his otherworldly synth textures with saxo-phone solos, by Chris Edmondson, on tracks like “Sink to Dusk” and “The Shame Of It All” creating a moody, contemplative atmosphere reminiscent of his past work.

It’s ironic, in a way, that an album about relinquishing control would turn out to be such a masterful display of creative faculty. Long-standing fans of Holland’s, however, will find this unsurprising - there’s an easygoing precision to everything he does; a balance between painstaking attention to detail and affable ease. Though it’s full of firsts, You’re The Boss sounds like the work of an indie artist decades into their career.

 

Revelators [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Opaque Yellow LP]
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Revelators Sound System is the collaborative musical project of MC Taylor (Hiss Golden Messenger) and Cameron Ralston. Recorded throughout 2020 and 2021, largely at Taylor's home in Durham, NC and Richmond, Virginia's Spacebombstudio, where Ralston serves as the house bassist, the album is a deep meditation on community that caroms from root-down avant-funk and spiritual groove to solitary cosmic minimalism and twinkling dubby ambience. Importantly—most importantly—Revelators is deeply emotional record, the running soundtrack to a world in confusion.

“Grieving,” with its trunk-rattling double drums and searing electric Clavinet, imagines a rhythmic meeting of The Meters, post-Bitches Brew Miles and Can before dissolving into a smoky, time-smeared coda that is a direct descendent of Lee 'Scratch' Perry's headiest Black Ark productions, while “Collected Water” is a mournful, pointillistic improvisation between Taylor's drifting guitar loops, Ralston's loping double bass, and the melodic dancing between Daniel Clarke's chiming piano figures, J.C. Kuhl's insistent saxophone and Reggie Pace's subtle, circular percussion. “Bury the Bell” is a shimmering, Alice Coltrane-inspired piece for guitar, clarinet and orchestra that spins off into stardust. The album concludes with “George the Revelator,” a lush devotional epic built atop the on-the-one drumming of J.T. Batesthat shakes and rolls with psychic, psychedelic fervor.

Revelators is a testament to the telepathic and soulful musical interplay between Taylor and Ralston. “We only ever talked about what emotion we were going for,” Ralston recalls. “We never talked about gearor fidelity.” Taylor echoes this sentiment, elaborating, “This record is about grief. Grief, and whatever comes after. We were looking for a way to communicate that musically.”

 

A Round Of Applause [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Bone inside Ocean Blue with Bone Splatter LP]
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Time after time, we all talk about … well, time — often in aphorisms and cliches. X is “a waste of time,” while Y is “time well spent.” We are all apt to lose track of time but, perhaps in equal measure, we have plenty of time on our hands. We think we have all the time in the world -- until we remember that time flies, after which our time runs out and we’re dead (for a long time). 

Since 2020, internal clocks have had to be readjusted with the pace of life ebbing and flowing.    For Los Angeles psych-rock sextet Hooveriii (pronounced "Hoover Three") that adjustment seeped its way into their songwriting and ultimately their forthcoming album, A Round of Applause.

The record cherrypicks from an array of genres — pop, girl-group ditties, synth-ish keyboards and funk —but the end result is a cohesive long-player with songs that revolve around the Spanish Inquisition (“Stone Man”); or follow “the legendary Peruvians who run long distances in the Andes Mountains (“The Runner”). “I let my imagination run wild,” Hoover said. Elsewhere on A Round of Applause, the Hooveriii frontman finally recorded a song, “The Pearl,” that he wrote in 2017. “It sounds like a Harry Nilsson jingle like to me, a fantasy song,” he continued. “It's more like a nursery rhyme than a song with an important message. You know, it's just like keeping things fun. … Nilsson didn’t take everything so fucking seriously. We want to avoid that self-seriousness. We're a bunch of goofy musicians.”
 

Afraid Of Nothing [LP]
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Harrison Whitford, LA-based multi-instrumentalist, producer and songwriter, announces his new album Afraid Of Nothing, released via Screwdriver Records, building on his previous work, his delicate vocals and signature guitar tones being joined by lush layers of instrumentation. It's both emotionally devastating and sonically impressive, an immersive record that warmly embraces the listener. He has spent the last several years lending his warm, expressive guitar skills to Phoebe Bridgers (who lends backing vocals to select tracks on the album) and even when her music started being noticed, Harrison still felt the urge to flex that creative muscle. A departure from his previous method of writing and recording quickly, Afraid of Nothing is an album that has benefited from the time afforded to Harrison from being able to truly focus. “Recording Afraid of Nothing taught me an important lesson: don't stop until you're happy with it,” Harrison says. Recording was seen as a constantly evolving process, every single kink ironed out until he was sure every track was how he envisaged it.

 

José Louis And The Paradox Of Love [LP]
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Motivated by the intricacies of love, Congolese-born, Montreal-based musician, songwriter, and DJ Pierre Kwenders is a storyteller first. His 3rd album, José Louis and the Paradox of Love, comes to a new juncture, both embracing African musical tradition and its evolution. Through Congolese rumba, electronic, pop, R&B, and jazz-infused progressions (with a mix of global collaborators) he weaves stories and Afro-electronic sounds through the boundaries of language and geography. Includes download card.

 

Split: Anniversary Edition [Limited Edition Silver Vinyl]
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After touring together and courting similar fans, ALKALINE TRIO and HOT WATER MUSIC decided to band together for a split featuring original material and covers of each other’s most popular tracks. The release finds ALKALINE TRIO covering HOT WATER MUSIC’s “Rooftops” and HOT WATER MUSIC contributing covers of ALKALINE TRIO’s “Radio” and “Bleeder”. This 20th anniversary pressing is the first time the split has been released with the full album packaging and on standard vinyl.  

MANIFESTO : DAY 1 [M Ver.]
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The latest comeback by ENHYPEN is here! The 7-member group’s new album MANIFESTO : DAY 1 marks a new beginning for the group as they forge their own path & break all expectations. MANIFESTO : DAY 1 (Standard Edition) will be available in 3 different versions: D, J & M. Includes a CD, Photo Book (D: 92 pgs, J: 76 pgs, M: 80 pgs), Photo Card (random 2 of 14), Postcard (random 1 of 7), Message Card (random 1 of 7), Can Badge, Tattoo Sticker & Folded Poster. Box Dimensions: 155 x 215 x 50 (mm).

 

Uncanny Valley
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COIN’s fourth full-length album, Uncanny Valley, is born from intense fascination with what it means to be human in our digital world. In the spirit of an emotion-driven sci-fi film, the Nashville-based trio use that fascination as a lens to explore a myriad of human concerns (disconnection, infatuation, existential crisis), imbuing each song with raw honesty & cold calculation. The result is a high-concept and free-spirited album, ultimately making for COIN’s most immersive output to date.

 

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Blacklight [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Neon Magenta LP]
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Flocked blacklight glow in the dark cover jacket, discobag and neon magenta vinyl.

When two artists as esteemed & talented as Apollo Brown & Stalley come together, they shine, even in the dark. “Blacklight” represents the combination of two titans of hip-hop, both largely recognized as legends in their own right while also being overlooked by some when the discussions of “best alive” come up.

 

For The Birds: The Birdsong Project [20LP Box Set]
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Downtown Records present, The Bird Song Project "For The Birds: The Birdsong Project". An art-filled, 20LP box set including over 200 tracks of original music and bird-related poetry. Proceeds from the sale of this collection and supporting events will be dedicated to the protection of birds and the habitats they need, today, tomorrow, and for all our futures. Specifically it will go to the National Audubon Society.

The Birdsong Project is a community dedicated to the protection of bird life, and to the celebration of the joy and mysteries of birdsong. We believe that birds - no matter feather or flock - are precious and inspiring and fundamental to our world. That a world without birds would be a world without freedom and flight and song. We believe birds matter, are endangered and need our help. 

 

#1 Record [RSD Essential Metallic Gold LP]
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Recorded at Ardent Studios and released in 1972, the album has gone on to become one of the most influential and iconic debut albums of all time. This 50th-anniversary edition is pressed on 180-gram metallic gold with purple smoke vinyl and features all-analog mastering by Jeff Powell at Take Out Vinyl. The album has been included in Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, with the song “Thirteen” featured in its 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

 

The Used [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Milky Clear w/ Ox Blood Splatter LP]
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IV [Limited Edition Pink 2LP]
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Redlight [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Silver LP]
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Indie Exclusive * 25th Anniversary * Previously long out-of-print, this classic sophomore album by one of the greatest ska bands ever was given a proper treatment for its 20th anniversary. This is a must-have for any Slackers fan, regardless of whether you own the original or not. Remastered for vinyl, “Redlight” never sounded as good; and with a two-color foil stamped cover, exclusive art-print insert, and lyric sleeve, it’s never looked so good either! Originally released by Hellcat Records in 1997, this album truly solidified the Slackers’ iconic sound, blending ska, reggae, soul, jazz and dub, seamlessly, with the passion and integrity that the band has embodied. Whether you’re a new fan, or an old diehard, and whether you pick it up at the band’s merch table, your local record store, or your favorite online retailer, this brilliant re-issue is not one to pass up.

 

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Music Releases 12-02-22
Doom [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Light Blue w/ Black & Orchid Splatter 2LP]
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25-year anniversary deluxe reissue of Mood’s seminal debut record, Doom, originally released on September 23 of ’97. Included here on this anniversary reissue is the J Dilla Remix of “Secrets of the Sand” along with some nice album packaging; matte finish, alternate cover and black flooded jacket pockets/black dust sleeves, 180 gram vinyl. 

 

Deathfame [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Black Marble LP]
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Detroit underground rap staple Quelle Chris will be releasing his new album "Deathfame" on 12/2. It features appearances by Navy Blue, Pink Siifu, Denmark Vessey, Cavalier, J Jig Cicero, and Moruf, and was largely produced by Quelle Chris himself, with contributions from Chris Keys on multiple tracks and Knxwledge on one track. 

 

Nothing You Do Matters EP [Vinyl]
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In the era of Ganser’s Just Look At That Sky delightfully descended on the world in July of 2020, I do admit that I mostly did find myself looking skyward, though that looking was often colored by an ever-present anxiety. My city was coming apart and maybe your city was coming apart too. Maybe atop the buildings of your downtowns there were guns, and men in fatigues. Maybe in front of the libraries, there were tanks, maybe in front of the food banks, there were army patrols. And yet, maybe you found an album or some tunes that reflected the times, which means both everything and nothing at all now, as time fractures into small, elastic shapes, some jagged, some joyful. An album of a moment must require malleability – songs that hold several songs within them.

Ganser is back with a couple of tunes that will anchor spring through fall, a project called Nothing You Do Matters (produced by Liars' Angus Andrew) and the songs are full, biting, sweet and relentlessly tongue-in-cheek. What propels Ganser as a band, for me, is what shines here: their performance of joyful apathy so often has many other moving parts underneath that suggest that they are a band of deep caring, simply unsatisfied with the hands they’ve been dealt by the world. The dark humor seeped into the apathy is the central and most visual part of the magic trick, but it isn’t the trick itself. It is the disappearing bird or rabbit, that which returns safely to the open palm in order to distract an audience from everything else unfolding during its disappearance.

 

Fourth of July [Limited Edition Opaque Red Vinyl 7in]
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On July 1, his birthday, Sufjan Stevens is releasing two alternate versions of his song, “Fourth of July”.

Both versions were recorded around 2014: “Fourth of July (April Base Version)” was recorded in Eau Claire, WI at Justin Vernon’s April Base studio, and “Fourth of July (DUMBO Version)” was recorded in Sufjan’s old studio in Brooklyn, NY.

The original version of “Fourth of July” appeared on Sufjan’s 2015 album, Carrie & Lowell. As is (and was) his custom, Sufjan would often rework different versions of his songs while recording an album, and “Fourth of July” was no exception. (Other versions & remixes of the song were released on “The Greatest Gift” mixtape and on the “Exploding Whale” 7” single.)

These two latest versions were recently found on old hard drives. The refrain of the song, “We’re all gonna die,” invokes a meditation on human mortality and fragility, even as it acts as an anchor of stoic hope. Its solemnity invites listeners to feel comfort, connection — even joy — wrought from great pain and loss.

The song has recently had a resurgence with listeners — which may speak to a deep national grief and sense of loss.

This 7-inch in red will ship in December 2022, which marks the 10-year anniversary of Carrie’s death.

 

A Very Backstreet Christmas [LP]
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Thirty years in the making, the Backstreet Boys are back with their first ever holiday album “A Very Backstreet Christmas”! Features classics like “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”, “Last Christmas”, “Silent Night” and new future holiday mainstays like “Christmas In New York,” “Together,” and “Happy Days.”

 

As Above, So Below [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Seaglass Blue LP]
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Having started her professional career outside of her home of Zambia, Sampa The Great returned at the beginning of the pandemic to Africa. As Above, So Below is the result of this return to her roots, embracing the sounds and themes of her origins. Sampa has reconnected with a different side of herself, one closer to the younger artistry that was nourished growing up. Now, in an age of authenticity, meet a 360 Sampa, a higher version of herself. No mask on, or role to play.

 

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