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The Mars Volta

Frances the Mute

3 x LP: $59.98 Buy

Glow in the dark vinyl.

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The Mars Volta

Amputechture

2 x LP: $49.98 Buy

Remastered for vinyl using the original mixes.  White and Muritz Blue color vinyl.

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The Mars Volta

The Bedlam In Goliath [Limited Edition White, Gold & Glow In The Dark 3LP]

Vinyl: $49.98 Buy

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Boris

W [Sea Blue LP]

Vinyl: $28.98 Buy

In an effort to sublimate the negative energy surrounding everyone in 2020, legendary Japanese post-rock band Boris focused all of their energy creatively and turned out the most extreme album of their long and widely celebrated career, NO. The band self-released the album, desiring to get it out as quickly as possible but intentionally called the final track on the album “Interlude” with anticipation of a follow-up.
 
The follow-up comes with W the band’s debut album for their new label Sacred Bones Records. The record opens with the same melody as “Interlude” in a piece titled “I want to go to the side where you can touch...” and in contrast to the extreme sounds found on NO, this new album whispers into the listener’s ear with a trembling hazy sound meant to awaken sensation.
 
On all of W Wata carries the lead vocal duties. In general, the styles on the album range from noise to new age, as is typical with one of our generation’s most dynamic and adventurous bands, but there is thread of melodic deliberation through each song that successfully accomplishes the band’s goal of eliciting deep sensation. Be it through epic sludgey riffs, angelic vocal reverberations or the seduction of their off-kilter percussion, Boris will have you fully under their spell.
 
NO and W weave together to form NOW, a duo of releases that respond to one another. In following their hardest album with this sensuous thundering masterpiece, they are creating a continuous circle of harshness and healing, one that seems more relevant now than ever and shows the band operating at an apex of their musical career.

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Ghost

Hunter's Moon [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Blood Red Vinyl Single]

Vinyl: $9.98 Buy

A series of inspired encounters between creative forces from various worlds of sound and vision has resulted in “Hunter’s Moon,” the infectious first new track from GHOST in 2 years accompanied by phantasmagoric video directed by Amanda Demme, and featured in the newest installment of the blockbuster horror film franchise, Halloween Kills.

Single sleeve jacket with spine, standard gloss finish, white paper inner sleeve, standard weight, vinyl with small hole, and John Carpenter “Halloween Kills (Main Title)” b-side.

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The Mars Volta

De-Loused in the Comatorium [Limited Edition Gold & Dark Green Gatefold 2LP]

Vinyl: $49.98 Buy

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FUZZ

LEVITATION Sessions [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Green with Heavy Purple Splatter LP]

Vinyl: $27.98 Buy

Heavy psych power trio Charles Moothart, Ty Segall and Chad Ubovich hit the stage for the first time together in five years bringing a full set spanning their entire discography, and new album, III! Recorded at Zebulon in Los Angeles, CA.  
 
In Oct 2020 the band released their first album in 5 years, III, scorching the earth with pure primitive rock and roll mastery captured by the sonic guru Steve Albini. It’s a record that is meant to be heard and experienced live, and their Levitation Sessions set is the smoldering slab of heavy psych we’ve all been waiting for, recorded at Zebulon in Los Angeles, CA. Director Joshua Erkman alongside sound engineers Matthew Littlejohn and Mike Kriebel, capture FUZZ’s intense energy backdropped by electric artwork from artist Tatiana Kartomten.

“We wanted to create something that felt like more than just a replacement for seeing us live. This is the first time we had played songs from III in the context of a set, and we found new footing on some of the old songs. This led us down avenues we hadn’t seen in rehearsal. To find ourselves in the space right in between ‘lost’ and ‘found’ (aka live) was both alarming and electrifying after having been away from it for so long.” -FUZZ
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Various Artists

I'll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute To The Velvet Underground & Nico [2LP]

Vinyl: $34.98 Buy

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I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground & Nico, is a contemporary tribute to the Velvets debut, with each of the album’s songs performed by one of the band’s noteworthy artistic descendants.  Featured artists include Kurt Vile & the Violators, Sharon Van Etten, Iggy Pop & Matt Sweeney, Michael Stipe, Matt Berninger of The National, Courtney Barnett, King Princess, Fontaines D.C. and more.

Various Artists - I'll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute To The Velvet Underground & Nico [2LP]
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Jerry Garcia Band

Jerry Garcia Band: 30th Anniversary [Limited Edition Deluxe Edition 5LP]

Vinyl: $79.98 Buy

Selling over 360,000 CDs since its release, the beloved self-titled album, Jerry Garcia Band, was the band's first live release recorded in the spring and summer of 1990 at The Warfield in San Francisco. The iconic lineup features John Kahn, Melvin Seals, David Kemper, Gloria Jones, and Jacklyn LaBranch. In celebration of the album's 30th anniversary, this deluxe 5xLP set is pressed on 180g vinyl in a textured paper wrapped, foil-stamped box and available in a limited edition of 10,000 copies.

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U Roy

Creation Rebel: Rare Sides By The Reggae Originator 1971-1975 [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $29.98 Buy

TO THE EXTENT THAT AMERICAN HIP HOP OWES A DEBT TO JAMAICAN MUSIC, THAT DEBT IS ALSO OWED TO U ROY

This Limited-Edition vinyl release for RSD Black Friday 2021 celebrates the long and ground-breaking career of the artist who single-handedly created the model for all succeeding reggae DJs, the legendary U ROY.

It is impossible to overstate his importance to the history of reggae, representing a status as Louis Armstrong’s lasting influence on Jazz; U Roy’s feat of having the Top 3 best-selling singles at one time in 1970 on the airwaves & in record shops announced the beginning of a long recording and live performance career, known internationally as the ‘Rasta Ambassador’, a status he held until his death in February 2021. Quite simply, U Roy created the template for all those countless Mic MCs who followed his example, from the 1970s to now. Bob Marley was known to not be a fan of the DJ music sweeping the dance in Jamaica, but when asked what he thought of the trend replied “Well…me like U Roy.”

Pressed on clear vinyl (with liner notes by the noted reggae producer/historian Leroy Pierson), this compilation includes Roy’s collaborations with the leading vocalists of the day (including Johnnie Clarke, Lee Perry, The Heptones, Slim Smith and others), on his own, now-extremely rare JA-only 45 releases, from the collection on Sound System Records, Foundation Skank . There are also sides from an earlier release on Sound System (out of print on vinyl for 20 years) The Lost Album: Right Time Rockers, cited by the Rough Guide To Reggae as one of its 100 Essential LPs. Chatting as a master jazz scat-vocalist over the rhythms originally cut at the Channel One studio in Kingston for the all-time greatest LP of the vocal group Mighty Diamonds, they give an intimate look at the island’s #1 DJ at the top of his form.

By the time of his demise at the age of 78, every accolade, honor, and recognition given in the reggae world were abundantly his, including the Jamaican government’s highest commendation, The National Order Of Distinction. From the early days until his end, U Roy was the epitome of the Rastafarian message of black pride and love. His primacy in the forefront of reggae is known world-wide, and Sound System Records gives thanks for our two decades + association with the man known as Daddy Roy.


SIDE ONE
1. FOUNDATION SKANK
2. ITAL VITAL
3. TRUTHFUL DUB
4. LOVE I BRING
5. DOWN DEH

SIDE TWO
1. MR. WARNER
2. RIGHTFUL REGGAE
3. CRASHIE SWEEP
4. FULL TIME
5. COOL DOWN
6. CREATION REBEL

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U2

Gloria 40th Anniversary [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the U2 single “Gloria”, originally released as a single in October 1981, the second single to be taken from the second studio album October. It remains a staple in U2’s live set.

This 40th anniversary limited edition EP includes the studio version of “Gloria” plus three live versions from three different decades.

The 1990s are represented by the Point Depot show on the band’s home turf of northside Dublin (track A2). Although ticketed as 31st December 1989, the show started at midnight on 1st January 1990 and was broadcast across Europe at the time.

Side B contains two previously unreleased live recordings of “Gloria” – recorded at the Fleet Center in Boston during the Vertigo tour in 2005, and at London’s O2 Arena during the third night of their run of shows in the English capital as part of the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour in 2015.

• 4-track 12” EP, cut at 45 rpm
• Pressed on 180gsm transparent sun yellow vinyl
• Full color gatefold outer sleeve with high gloss finish, featuring portraits of the band
• Large poster (600mm x 600mm, folded) with montage of photos from the various live shows across the decades

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Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $32.98 Buy

For RSD Black Friday, a 12” limited edition picture disc release celebrating the 40th anniversary of Iron Maiden’s debut album. 

A1 -Prowler
A2 -Remember Tomorrow
A3 -Running Free
A4 -Phantom Of The Opera

B1 -Transylvania
B2 -Strange World
B3 -Charlotte The Harlot
B4 -Iron Maiden

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Johnnie Johnson

Johnnie B. Bad [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

Rock and Roll Hall Of Famer, and namesake of arguably the greatest Rock n' Roll song of all time-- Johnny B. Goode, Johnnie Johnson lived in obscurity in his hometown of St. Louis. Johnnie's breakthrough in popularity began with Hail, Hail Rock N’ Roll, Taylor Hackford's documentary about two 1986 concerts celebrating Chuck Berry. Hot on the heels of that movie came Nonesuch Records’ Johnnie B. Bad album, produced by NRBQ pianist Terry Adams, with two tracks produced by Keith Richards. The record represents Johnnie's brilliance
and reaffirms him as the formative master of rock n' roll piano. Guest performers include Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Steve Ferguson, Big Al Anderson, Joey
Spompinato, Bernie Worrell, Steve Jordan and Tom Ardolino.

This RSD Black Friday release from Saint Louis’ record store/label Euclid Records… Records marks that album’s debut on vinyl, remastered by Chris Muth and pressed on 180g vinyl
at QRP. The package also boasts brand new gatefold packaging.

Tanqueray
Hush Oh Hush
Johnnie B. Bad
Creek Mud
Fault Line Tremor
Stepped In What!?
Can You Stand It
Key To The Highway
Blues #572
Baby What's Wrong
Cow Cow Blues
Movin' Out

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Judas Priest

Best of Judas Priest [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $39.98 Buy

Following last year’s very popular special Record Store Day edition of Sad Wings of Destiny, this equally vibrant, specially embossed, raised cover gatefold edition is pressed as a 2LP 180g ‘color-in-color’ clear, black and gold splatter release, and is limited to 3000 pcs in the U.S.

Contains the original 1978 tracks on the first three sides, with an original band interview on Side Four. Coming first to record stores as part of RSD Black Friday.


Side A
1 Dying To Meet You
2 Never Satisfied
3 Rocka Rolla

Side B
1 Diamonds And Rust
2 Victim Of Changes
3 Island Of Domination


Side C
1 Ripper
2 Deceiver

Side D INTERVIEWS FROM GULL RECORDS ERA (‘74/’75)
1 Halford Finds Priest [insight Series Interview With Original Judas Priest Drummer John Hinch
2 Priest Finds Audience [interview]
3 Dual Guitars [interview]
4 Songwriting [interview]
5 What's In A Name [interview]
6 Gull Records [interview]
7 Whiskey Woman/Victim Of Changes [interview]
8 Rob Halford [interview]

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John Legend

Once Again [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $29.98 Buy

The sophomore studio album from multi-Platinum, Grammy-winning musician John Legend includes the hits “Save Room”, “P.D.A. (We Just Don’t Care)” and “King & Queen” featuring Mary J. Blige. Legend worked with a great list of producers and co-writers on Once Again, including Kanye West, will. I. am, Raphael Saadiq, Craig Street, Sa-Ra, Eric Hudson, Devo Springsteen, Dave Tozer and Avenue. Celebrating fifteen years since its release, Once Again is released for RSD Black Friday as a gold vinyl double album. 

Side A:
1. Save Room
2. Heaven
3. Stereo
4. Show Me

Side B:
1. Each Day Gets Better
2. King & Queen
3. P.D.A. (We Just Don’t Care)
4. Slow Dance

Side C:
1. Again
2. Maxine
3. Where Did My Baby Go

Side D:
1. Maxine’s Interlude
2. Another Again
3. Coming Home

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Lera Lynn

Live and Unplugged From Vinyl Tap [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

Lera Lynn performed a virtual instore full set at Nashville record store Vinyl Tap and recorded it for this special RSD Black Friday LP.

Side A
1. Eye, Eye, Eye
2. Drive
3. Daydreamer
4. Dark Horse
5. Black Hole Sun
Side B
6. Shape Shifter
7. Make You Ok
8. A Light Comes Through
9. What I'm Looking For
10. What Is Love

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Maxwell

NOW [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $25.98 Buy

NOW became Maxwell's first album to reach #1 on the Billboard 200, selling over 296,000 units in the U.S. in the first week and later certified Platinum. The album delivered the undeniable grooves “Get To Know Ya”, “Lifetime”, and “This Woman’s Work”. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, it’s being reissued for RSD Black Friday on “Root Beer Brown” vinyl with a 12-page booklet containing rare photos and a new essay by Nelson George. 

Side A
1. Get To Know Ya
2. Lifetime
3. W/As My Girl
4. Changed
5. NoOne
6. For Lovers Only

Side B
1. Temporary Nite
2. Silently
3. Symptom Unknown
4. This Woman’s Work
5. Now/At The Party

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Barry Mcguire

Eve of Destruction [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $28.98 Buy

The first vinyl reissue in more than 40 years - now on 180g vinyl!

Includes the iconic protest song and title track, which hit #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in September 1965. “Eve of Destruction” was recorded by McGuire with the original composer P. F. Sloan on guitar, Phil Spector’s Wrecking Crew members Hal Blaine (Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys)) on drums, and Larry Knechtel (The Doors, Simon & Garfunkel) on bass. The song would be covered by countless artists (The Turtles, Johnny Thunders, The Pretty Things, Public Enemy), and was also featured on the soundtrack to the film Good Morning Vietnam, among other anti-war movies and TV shows. A dominating hit single, it charted higher than any protest song written by Bob Dylan (McGuire covers two of Dylan’s songs on this album: “She Belongs to Me” and “It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue”).


Side 1:
1. Eve of Destruction
2. She Belongs To Me
3. You Never Had It So Good
4. Sloop John B.
5. Baby Blue
6. The Sins Of A Family
Side 2:
7. Try To Remember
8. Mr. Man On The Street - Act One
9. You Were On My Mind
10. Ain't No Way I'm Gonna Change My Mind
11. What Exactly's the Matter With Me
12. Why Not Stop & Dig It While You Can

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Mobb Deep

Free Agents [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $31.98 Buy

Mobb Deep redefined East Coast hip-hop in the early ‘90s with their release Juvenile Hell and the break-out follow up The Infamous. As the group moved into the 2000s and parted ways with their long-time label, Loud, they released Free Agents as a celebration of their moving on to … well, free agent status. With Havoc handling production on all but three cuts and only two guest appearances (one being from long-time Queensbridge associate Big Noyd) Free Agents is uncut, undiluted Mobb Deep all the way through. The reaction from fans was solid, catapulting the record to its peak at # 21 on the Top 200 with a Top 5 position on the R&B/Hip Hop charts. Out of print for well over a decade, this chapter in Mobb Deep’s legacy is back in effect for RSD Black Friday in a never seen, never-to-be-repeated smokey-clear vinyl pressing.

A Side
1. This Is Not Supposed To Be Positive (Intro)
2. Solidified
3. Survival Of The Fittest 2003
4. Paid In Full

B Side
1. Double Shots (feat. Big Noyd)
2. What Can I Do?
3. Favorite Rapper

C Side
1. Let's Pop (feat. ACD)
2. It's Over
3. The Illest
4. Just Got Out The Box... (Skit)

D Side
1. Narcotic
2. Clap First
3. Watch That Nigga
4. Came Up
5. Don't Call Tasha

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Mr. Big

Lean Into It [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $34.98 Buy

30th Anniversary of the American rock superband’s most popular album Lean Into It
First time available in Limited Numbered Edition Colored 180g Vinyl.

First released in 1991, Lean Into It is the second studio album by the American rock supergroup Mr. Big (Paul Gilbert, Eric Martin, Billy Sheehan and Pat Torpey). This is the band's breakthrough release, peaking at #15 on the Billboard 200 charts, while the single “To Be with You” became the band's first and only song to hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The follow-up single “Just Take My Heart” was a Top-20 hit, peaking at #16 on the Billboard Hot 100.

The million selling album, also containing the popular tracks “Daddy, Brother, Lover, Little Boy”, “Alive and Kickin” and “Green Tinted Sixties Man”. Lean Into It shows that Mr. Big could strip away all the flash and seven minute solos and simply create well-written songs with rhythm, groove and good melodies, making the band one of the iconic new wave of progressive ‘musician’s bands’ who could play mind-blowing complicated riffs on their instruments at lightning speeds.

This is one of the ever-green albums of ‘80s-style hair band rock that transcends the years and 2021 is the 30th anniversary of the release. evoxs is remastering the album using hi-resolution digital transfers from the original analogue master tapes and will be manufactured as a high quality 180g limited, numbered vinyl. The vinyl version of Lean Into It was only ever released in the US as a “record club” edition, and has been out of print for over 20 years.



SIDE 1
1. Daddy, Brother, Lover, Little Boy
2. Alive And Kickin'
3. Green-Tinted Sixties Mind
4. CDff-Lucky This Time
5. Voodoo Kiss

SIDE 2
1. Never Say Never
2. Just Take My Heart
3. My Kinda Woman
4. A Little Too Loose
5. Road To Ruin
6. To Be With You

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Ozzy Osbourne

No More Tears [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $29.98 Buy

Considered one of his most successful and most popular, No More Tears is Ozzy Osbourne’s sixth solo studio album, in the Top Ten upon its release in September 1991.  Featuring some of Zakk Wylde’s best-ever guitar work, along with four songs co-written by Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, No More Tears contains some of the biggest songs of Ozzy’s career, including the Top 5 rock radio hits “No More Tears” and “Mama, I’m Coming Home” (the latter also his highest charting Top 40 radio track), along with the Grammy®-winning song “I Don’t Want to Change the World.”   No More Tears went on to become quadruple-platinum in the US, becoming one of Ozzy’s two best-selling albums alongside his groundbreaking solo debut Blizzard of Ozz. 

Side A
1. Mr. Tinkertrain
2. I Don’t Want to Change the World
3. Mama, I’m Coming Home
4. Desire
5. No More Tears

Side B
1. S.I.N.
2. Hellraiser
3. Time After Time

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John Powell

How To Train Your Dragon (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $34.98 Buy

More than ten years since the film's release, this soundtrack continues to be one of the most popular in entire the Varese catalog. While a truncated, eleven track LP was released for Record Store Day in 2016, (and sold out), and a picture disc of the same was released a few years later, the entire 72-minute soundtrack, as presented on all other formats back in 2010, has never been available on vinyl. This full 25-track album is expanded to two LPs and housed in a gatefold jacket.
The records are pressed with a green base, multi-color splatter for RSD Black Friday.

Side A:
1. This Is Berk (04:12)
2. Dragon Battle (01:55)
3. The Downed Dragon (04:17)
4. Dragon Training (03:11)
5. Wounded (01:26)
6. The Dragon Book (02:23)
7. Focus, Hiccup! (02:06)

Side B:
1. Forbidden Friendship (04:11)
2. New Tail (02:48)
3. See You Tomorrow (03:53)
4. Test Drive (02:36)
5. Not So Fireproof (01:12)
6. This Time For Sure (00:46)
7. Astrid Goes For A Spin (00:45)
8. Romantic Flight (01:56)

Side C:
1. Dragon’s Den (02:29)
2. The Cove (01:11)
3. The Kill Ring (04:29)
4. Ready The Ships (05:14)
5. Battling The Green Death (06:19)

Side D:
1. Counter Attack (03:05)
2. Where’s Hiccup? (02:44)
3. Coming Back Around (02:51)
4. Sticks & Stones (04:18)
Written and Performed by Jónsi
5. The Vikings Have Their Tea (02:04)

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Puscifer

Billy D and the Hall of Feathered Serpents, Puscifer Live at the Mayan Theatre [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $12.98 Buy

Two songs from the April 2021 livestreaming event and film  Billy D & The Hall of Feathered Serpents featuring ‘Money Shot’ by Puscifer. 

“Flippant” / “Smoke & Mirrors”

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Bobby Rush

Chicken Heads 50th Anniversary [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

Bobby Rush’s biggest hit, “Chicken Heads”, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2021. In recognition of this milestone, Bobby has tasked Gov’t Mule, Christone "Kingfish" Ingram and Buddy Guy to record reimagined versions of the track in their own unique styles. This release will include those three versions of the song, plus a brand new recording of the track from Bobby Rush that’s inspired by over 50 years of performing the song live in front of audiences around the globe.

Chicken Heads
Chicken Heads - Buddy Guy Feat Bobby Rush
Chicken Heads - Gov't Mule and Bobby Rush
Chicken Heads - Cristone "Kingfish" Ingram Feat. Bobby Rush

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Sons Of Kemet

African Cosmology [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $14.98 Buy

This RSD Black Friday exclusive single features two never-before-heard B-sides from the same sessions as the globally acclaimed new Sons of Kemet record, Black To The Future. “Rites of Passage” is an 11-minute exploratory, contemplative composition led by Shabaka Hutchings’ colorful melodies. “Myth Science” showcases Kemet at their most realized, a rich arrangement coupled with driving, inter-woven percussions and lyrical horn playing.

1. Rites of Passage (11:08)
2. Myth Science (4:40)

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Chief Keef

Thot Breaker [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

The Godfather of the DRILL wave that took hip-hop by storm, Chief Keef has never relinquished his position as one of the leading artists in the genre. Thot Breaker, his fan-favorite 2017 project, remains an iconic album. Featuring hit songs “Can You Be My Friend” and “My Baby”, this is the first release on vinyl. 

1. Alone (Intro)
2. Can You Be My Friend
3. My Baby
4. You & Me
5. Whoa
6. Couple Of Coats
7. Grab A Star
8. You My Number One
9. So Cal
10. Drank Head
11. My Head
12. Slow Dance (feat. Young Chop)
13. Going Home

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Leonard Cohen

Songs of Love and Hate (50th Anniversary) [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $29.98 Buy

50th anniversary edition on 180g opaque white vinyl, with updated / re-typeset embossed packaging that includes a brand new eight page, 12x12 lyric booklet. The audio has been sourced from the original analogue tapes via a new direct digital transfer. PACKAGING NOTE: Track list on back of LP jacket is a sticker that comes off when the cellophane is removed so that the jacket replicates the original package without tracklist.

Side A
1. Avalanche
2. Last Year's Man
3. Dress Rehearsal Rag
4. Diamonds in the Mine

Side B
1. Love Calls You By Your Name
2. Famous Blue Raincoat
3. Sing Another Song, Boys
4. Joan of Arc

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Jackson Conti

Sujinho [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $31.98 Buy

Madlib reissues his long out of print collaboration with legendary Brazilian drummer Ivan “Mamao” Conti, propellant for lauded jazz fusion archetypes Azymuth, on his own imprint. Alternate cover artwork, photography by B+.

When Madlib went to Brazil in 2002 with Mochilla to participate in the production of the Brazilintime documentary, his one mission was to meet Ivan “Mamao” Conti, the drummer of the legendary trio Azymuth. Madlib had made an Azymuth tribute record he wanted to play for him. On a rainy night in Rio, Mamao and Madlib went in the studio. Several hours later the rhythm tracks that make up Sujinho were laid and the process began. 

Featuring the music of Madlib, Mamao, Edu Lobo, Chico Buarque de Hollanda, Luiz Eca, Baden Powell, Vinicius De Moraes, Marcos Valle, Joao Donato, Dom Um Romao, Airto Moreira and even George Duke… and with guest vocals by Thalma De Freitas — Sujinho is a unique and classic record. Filled with the angularity and edge of a Madlib production and underwritten by the polyrhythmics of Mamao — Sujinho takes Brazilian music into places it has never been, bringing oft-forgotten classics like “Upa Neguinho” to 21st century ears.


A Side
1. Mamaoism
2. Barumba
3. Anna de Amsterdam Interlude
4. Praça da Republica
5. Papaia

B Side
1. Brasilian Sugar
2. Sao Paulo Nights
3. Xibaba
4. Upa Neguinho (feat. Thalma De Freitas)

C Side
1. Casa Forte
2. Amazon Stroll
3. Berimbau
4. Anna de Amsterdam Reprise
5. Waiting on the Corner

D Side
1. Tijuca Man
2. Nao Tem Nada Nao
3. Sunset at Sujinho
4. Segura esta Onda (feat. Mamao on vocals)

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Sam Cooke

The First Mile of The Way [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $49.98 Buy

In celebration of Specialty Records' 75th anniversary, a new Sam Cooke compilation featuring tracks from his Specialty catalog focusing on his pop-leaning tracks plus the live recordings from the legendary 1955 Shrine Concert that have never been available on vinyl before.

This 3 X 10" release in a triple-gatefold jacket, featuring replica flyers and other ephemera included as inserts in the packaging.

SIDE 1
1. Any Day Now (Take 6/Alternate) – THE SOUL STIRRERS
2. Pilgrim Of Sorrow (Alternate Take) – THE SOUL STIRRERS
3. Jesus Gave Me Water – THE SOUL STIRRERS
4. Peace In the Valley – THE SOUL STIRRERS
5. Jesus Wash Away My Troubles – THE SOUL STIRRERS
6. Were You There – THE SOUL STIRRERS

SIDE 2
1. I’d Give Up All My Sins and Serve the Lord – THE SOUL STIRRERS
2. Touch the Hem Of His Garment – THE SOUL STIRRERS
3. One More River – THE SOUL STIRRERS
4. Mean Old World (Take 3/Alternate) – THE SOUL STIRRERS
5. He’s So Wonderful – THE SOUL STIRRERS
6. That’s Heaven to Me – THE SOUL STIRRERS

SIDE 3
1. I Have A Friend Above All Others (Live) – THE SOUL STIRRERS
2. Be With Me Jesus (Live) – THE SOUL STIRRERS

SIDE 4
1. Nearer to Thee (Live) – THE SOUL STIRRERS

SIDE 5
1. Loveable – SAM COOKE
2. I Need You Now – SAM COOKE
3. I’ll Come Running Back To You – SAM COOKE
4. I Don’t Want to Cry – SAM COOKE

SIDE 6
1. Forever – SAM COOKE
2. Happy In Love – SAM COOKE
3. That’s All I Need to Know – SAM COOKE

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Larry Coryell & The Eleventh House

At Montreux [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

Larry Coryell (The Godfather of Fusion) & The Eleventh House is one of the best known 70s fusion groups. At Montreux was recorded live at the Montreux Jazz and Pop Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, July 4, 1974. The album is critically acclaimed as "The cutting Edge of Jazz-Fusion" and "A Coll Fusion Good Time". This deluxe package includes: an OBI strip, Single cardboard album jacket, printed inner sleeve, original record label and specialty "double split" red translucent/yellow translucent vinyl. 

Improvisation On Villa Lobos - Prelude No. 4 In E Minor  | Tamari | Joyride | Rasputin | Song For A New York Rainmaker | The Eleventh House Blues

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Dio

Holy Diver [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $27.98 Buy

An RSD Black Friday picture disc release of Dio’s debut album, originally released in 1983. 

Stand Up And Shout
Holy Diver
Gypsy
Caught In The Middle
Don't Talk To Strangers
Straight Through The Heart
Invisible
Rainbow In The Dark
Shame On The Night

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Dio

The Last In Line [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $27.98 Buy

An RSD Black Friday picture disc release of Dio’s sophomore outing, their highest UK and US-charting album, originally released in July of 1984.

We Rock
The Last In Line
Breathless
I Speed At Night
One Night In The City
Evil Eyes
Mystery
Eat Your Heart Out
Egypt (The Chains Are On)

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Dire Straits

Encores (Live) [2021 Remaster] [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

Originally released in 1993, following their live album, On The Night, this 45 RPM EP has been newly remastered and pressed on solid pink vinyl for RSD Black Friday, and includes a lithograph. 

Your Latest Trick - Live At Les Arenes, Nimes / France / 1993 / Remastered 2021
The Bug - Live At Les Arenes, Nimes / France / 1993 / Remastered 2021

Solid Rock - Live At Les Arenes, Nimes / France / 1993 / Remastered 2021
Local Hero / Wild Theme - Live At Les Arenes, Nimes / France / 1993 / Remastered 2021

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Eric Essix

Songs From The Deep [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $28.98 Buy

The album is a collector’s edition on Audiophile 180g vinyl of Eric Essix’s 27th album, Songs From the Deep.

Because the South is his life and it’s always been home, both physically and spiritually, Eric has carried those artful and passionate Southern breezes through some of his best recordings, including the albums Southbound (2000) and Birmingham (2009). Songs From the Deep captures our collective moment perfectly with a sense of personal nostalgia (Late Night Drive, Back Porch), sociopolitical resolve (Forward March), and several powerful shout-outs to recently departed civil rights icon and fellow Alabamian John Lewis (Walk With the Wind, Stand).


Side 1:
Late Night Drive
Walk With the Wind
3 AM
Stand

Side 2:
The Deep
Forward March
Back Porch
Hold On

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Evanescence

Evanescence [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $31.98 Buy

First released in 2011, Evanescence followed the immense success of global chart-toppers Fallen and The Open Door.  Singer Amy Lee described landing on the epononymous title as being "about falling back in love with this thing, with Evanescence" adding that "it just felt like this is who we are." Featuring the hit singles "What You Want," "My Heart is Broken" and "Lost in Paradise," Evanescence debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200, also reaching Top 5 in the UK, Canada, Australia, and across Europe. Marking the album’s 10th anniversary, this special pressing will be available on purple smoke vinyl and is limited to 8,000 copies worldwide.

Side A: 1. What You Want 2. Made Of Stone 3. The Change 4. My Heart Is Broken 5. The Other Side 6. Erase This

Side B: 1. Lost In Paradise 2. Sick 3. The End Of the Dream 4. Oceans 5. Never Go Back 6. Swimming Home

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Tav Falco

Club Car Zodiac [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

Cult legend, avant-roots/rock ‘n’ roll raconteur Tav Falco is back at it again, with some notable partners in crime including bass legend Mike Watt and drummer Larry Mullins (Stooges, Bad Seeds, Swans) among others. Written and recorded during the global pandemic of 2020, Falco’s latest release blends tango, fuzz, and his signature roots sound, including a surprising electric folk treatment of "House Of The Rising Sun”.

Limited to just 1,000 copies worldwide, mastered at 45RPM, and pressed on 12” color vinyl.

Strange Tango
House Of The Rising Sun
La Brigantessa Siciliana
Tony Driver Blues

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The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Paris 67 [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

Another amazing release from the official Jimi Hendrix “bootleg label” Dagger Records, this raw, direct to two-track, live recording from the Olympia Theatre in Paris was captured for French national radio and documents the Experience’s triumphant return to France almost one year from the date of their 1966 debut. Recorded on October 9, 1967, The Experience were in top form, roaring out of the gate with “Stone Free,” and following with vibrant renditions of “Hey Joe,” “Fire,” “The Wind Cries Mary” and “Catfish Blues.” “Rock Me Baby” and a compact “Red House” prefaced a grinding, muscular take of “Purple Haze,” followed by “Wild Thing,” replete with a rousing, tongue-in-cheek lead vocal that emphatically closed the show. Released for RSD Black Friday on red and blue mixed vinyl. 

Side A
1. Stone Free
2. Hey Joe
3. Fire
4. Catfish Blues

Side B
1. Rock Me Baby
2. Red House
3. Purple Haze
4. Wild Thing

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John Hicks Trio

Is That So? [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $34.98 Buy

In the late 1980s, the renowned American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger John Hicks formed one of the most influential ensembles consisting out of musicians that had played music at the highest level all their lives and gained their status as both stand-alone artists and important sidemen. Each of them had participated in many of jazz's great moments and all shared the ability, documented on many albums, to inspire their fellow musicians to even greater heights. The ‘John Hicks Trio’ had several line-up changes over the years that included greats such as Clifford Barbaro (Strata East, Blue Note, Sun Ra Arkestra, Charles Tolliver), Clint Houston (Prestige, Nina Simone, Roy Ayers, Azar Lawrence), Curtis Lundy (Pharoah Sanders, Frank Morgan, Cole Porter), Marcus McLaurine (Muse, Verve, Weldon Irvine, Kool & The Gang) and Victor Lewis (Steve Grossman, Stan Getz, Charles Mingus, Cedar Walton, Chet Baker).

On this album (Is That So? from 1991) the trio consists out of some of the biggest and best players in the jazz, funk and soul scenes:

On piano we have the Atlanta based trio’s bandleader JOHN HICKS (1941-2006). He served as a leader on more than 30 albums and played as a sideman on more than 300 other recordings. After being taught piano by his mother, Hicks went on to study at Lincoln University of Missouri, Berklee College of Music, and the Julliard School. After playing with a number of different artists during the early '60s (including Oliver Nelson and being part of Pharoah Sanders’s first band) he joined Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers in 1964. In the early '70s he taught jazz history and improvisation at Southern Illinois University before resuming his career as a recording artist. Next to his many solo recordings for labels such as Strata East and Concord, Hicks would collaborate with all the big names in the scene, including Archie Shepp, Alvin Queen, Mingus and Curtis Lundy. In 2014 & 2015, J Dilla payed homage to John Hicks by sampling two of his songs.

On drums we have the legendary IDRIS MUHAMMAD (1939-2014) who to this day is still considered as one of the most influential drummers covering a multitude of genre-transcending styles. Born in New Orleans, he showed early talent as a percussionist and began his professional career while still a teenager, playing on Fats Domino’s ‘Blueberry Hill’. He then toured with Sam Cooke and would later go on to work with Curtis Mayfield. Next to his landmark solo recordings for Prestige Records, Idris would collaborate with iconic musicians and acts from the likes of Pharoah Sanders, Manu Dibango, Ahmad Jamal, Melvin Sparks, Charles Earland, Walter Bishop, Ceasar Frazier, Roberta Flack, Gato Barbieri, Nathan Davis, Sonny Rollins, Lou Donaldson, Galt MacDermot, Lonnie Smith…and countless others. Idris Muhammad’s work was sampled by renowned performers such as Drake, Beastie Boys and Fatboy Slim.

On bass we have RAY DRUMMOND (born 1946) who originated from Massachusetts. Drummond was a well-respected bass player (and a master of his instrument), composer, arranger, bandleader, educator and producer who was part of performances and recordings of renowned acts and artists such as Pharoah Sanders, Horace Tapscott, Art Farmer, George Coleman, Leon Thomas, Johnny Lytle, Freddie Hubbard, John Hicks, Houston Person, Toots Thielemans, Lalo Schifrin, Art Blakey…and many others!

The ‘Is That So?’ album was recorded at the legendary Studio 44 (Holland) in July 1990 and released on the Dutch label TIMELESS in 1991. On this amazing piece of work you’ll find ten majestic tracks (including an excellent Sonny Rollins cover-tune). The album was produced by John Hicks and Timeless Records owner Wim Wigt and is a remarkable outing of advanced musicianship by three jazz-giants in their prime, delivering an inspirational gem of an album. Is That So? sounds as successful, young and vibrant as ever! Expect supercharged Post Bop with striking notes, no-holds-barred musicianship, high swinging solos, screaming choruses and plenty of solid virtuosity to spare. The up tempo none stop Latin beat is complimented by the terrific drum solos of Idris Muhammad and the rhythmic bass stokes of Ray Drummond. This electrifying set of tracks makes this release a bonafide hit and a must have for any self-respecting jazz fan or collector.

Tidal Waves Music now proudly presents the FIRST ever vinyl release (these recordings were never issued on vinyl before) of John Hicks Trio Is That So?. This unique album comes as a deluxe 180g DOUBLE vinyl edition (strictly limited to 1000 copies worldwide) with obi strip. The jacket features exclusive pictures shot by legendary Dutch photographer Joost Leijen (known for his work with artists such as Chet Baker and Pharoah Sanders), also included is an insert with liner notes by renowned author and producer Russ Musto. This is also the FIRST time Is that So? is being released in North America and in the UK. Released exclusively for RSD Black Friday 2021


01 Is That So? - 02 Autumn Leaves - 03 How Insensitive - 04 April Eyes - 05 Yesterdays - 06 Emily - 07 I'll Remember April - 08 Never Let Me Go - 09 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - 10 Sonnymoon For Two

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A Place To Bury Strangers

Hologram - Destroyed & Reassembled (Remix Album) [RSD Black Friday 2021]

LP: $21.98 Buy

Hologram: Destroyed & Reassembled LP is an album of remixes of songs from the A Place To Bury Strangers EP Hologram, featuring an awesome group of bands including Girl Band, Penelope Isles, Do Nothing, Bodega, Weeping Icon, Ganser, Ceremony East Coast, plus bands from our label including Randy Randall (No Age), Data Animal, Jealous, and Plattenbau, and two of our favorite remixers Grimoose & The Bodies Obtained. There will be 2600 LPs of white vinyl worldwide.

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All Them Witches

LIVE ON THE INTERNET [RSD Black Friday 2021]

3 x LP: $39.98 Buy

All Them Witches are known for their loud and lengthy live shows. 2020 found the band releasing their critically acclaimed album, Nothing As The Ideal. An album release from this band would traditionally be followed by a lengthy 18-month tour across the globe, but due to an international pandemic, the band's touring plans were brought to a halt. This did not stop All Them Witches from assembling in a studio to broadcast a live set for their fans. The set was roundly received as an amazing performance and fans immediately inquired as to whether or not this show would be available on vinyl.

New West Records is proud to present All Them Witches - LIVE ON THE INTERNET. This 16-song set will be pressed on six variations of color vinyl across three LPs, housed in an individually numbered, foil-stamped wide spine jacket with spot gloss. Color variations include turquoise, black, white, pink, metallic silver, or metallic gold mixed with sea glass. Also includes an 11" x 11" insert.


Side A
1 - Blood And Sand / Milk And Endless Waters
2 - Dirt Preachers

Side B
1 - Saturnine & Iron Jaw
2 - 41
3 - When God Comes Back

Side C
1 - Alabaster
2 - Diamond

Side D
1 - 1x1
2 - 3-5-7
3 - The Marriage Of Coyote Woman

Side E
1 - Charles William
2 - Rats In Ruin

Side F
1 - Open Passageways
2 - Enemy Of My Enemy
3 - Everest
4 - Bulls

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Chet Baker

Albert's House [RSD Black Friday 2021]

LP: $25.98 Buy

Chet Baker is highly regarded as one of jazz's greatest trumpet players, and he recorded numerous albums over his 35 year recording career. Recorded in 1969, Albert's House features eleven instrumental compositions by Steve Allen, who produced the recording session to assist Baker in restarting his career after a horrific dental injury in '68. The sessions feature an all-star group of players with Paul Smith on keyboards, Barney Kessel on guitar, Jim Hughart on bass and Frank Capp (of Wrecking Crew fame) on drums.

This release for RSD Black Friday marks the first time this record has been re-issued on vinyl.


1) Albert's House
2) Farewell, San Francisco
3) Time
4) I Should Have Told You So
5) How Dare You Sir
6) End of the Line
7) Pretty People
8) Sunday In Town
9) A Man Who Used to Be
10) Never Had This Feeling Before
11) Life
12) Nice Little Girls

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Bee Gees

Three Kisses of Love [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

Compilation record including tracks from Spicks & Specks and other Festival Records masters, pressed on 180gred vinyl for RSD Black Friday in the US. 

SIDE 1
1 The Three Kisses Of Love
2 Claustrophobia
3 Every Day I Have To Cry Some
4 Follow The Wind
5 I Don’t Know Why I Bother Myself
6 Mondays Rain

SIDE 2
1 Spicks & Specks
2 Could It Be
3 How Love Was True
4 I Am The World
5 Turn Around Look At Me
6 Take Hold Of That Star

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Big Brother & The Holding Company (featuring Janis Joplin)

Combination of the Two: Live at the Monterey International Pop Festval [RSD Black Friday 2021]

LP: $25.98 Buy

Big Brother performed at the Monterey Pop festival on both Saturday June 17 and Sunday June 18, 1967. Both sets are included on this RSD Black Friday release pressed on psychedelic color vinyl in a high-gloss tip-on jacket.

Side 1 (set one): Down On Me/Combination Of The Two/Harry/Road block/Ball and Chain
Side 2 (set two): Combination of the Two/Harry/Ball and Chain

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Blackberry Smoke

STONED [RSD Black Friday 2021]

LP: $29.98 Buy

This album was recorded, mixed and mastered live to a vinyl master, in one take, on the evening of November 6th 2020 at Welcome To 1979 studio in Nashville. There were no overdubs, edits, punch-ins, remixes or remastering. This type of recording is very rare due to the technical and creative difficulty associated with it. Once the recording has started it cannot stop until the end of the side. You are hearing one complete take per side of the record, which is no easy feat for all involved!

Side A: 
All Down The Line
Sway
Can't You Hear Me Knockin'
Side B: 
Tumbling Dice
Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) 
I Got The Blues 
Street Fighting Man




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John Carpenter

John Carpenter's Ghosts Of Mars (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [RSD Black Friday 2021]

Vinyl: $25.98 Buy

John Carpenter recruited an unbelievable cast of musicians to record the soundtrack to this sci-fi horror film starring Ice Cube and Natasha Henstridge.  Steve Vai, most of Anthrax, (including Scott Ian), Elliot Eason of The Cars, Buckethead and Robin Finck of NIN and Guns and Roses are among the featured players.  This soundtrack is apocalyptic and an important mark in John Carpenter's unparalleled career as a Director/Composer.  Released on “Red Planet” vinyl in conjunction with the film's 20th anniversary.

SIDE ONE:

1. Ghosts Of Mars (3:44)
2. Love Siege (4:37)
3. Fight Train (3:15)
4. Visions Of Earth (4:08)
5. Kick Ass (6:06)

SIDE TWO:

1. Slashing Void (2:46)
2. Power Station (4:37)
3. Can't Let You Go (2:17)
4. Dismemberment Blues (2:52)
5. Fightin' Mad (2:40)
6. Pam Grier's Head (2:35)
7. Ghost Poppin' (3:21)

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Radiohead

KID A MNESIA [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Red 3LP]

Vinyl: $64.98 Buy

21 years since the release of Radiohead’s seminal albums, Kid A and Amnesiac comes a combined and expanded reissue, KID A MNESIA Here put back together as originally intended, with an additional disc of bonus material - including 2 original unreleased recordings from the era: ‘If You Say the Word’ + ‘Follow Me Around’. 

“A new, uniquely fearless kind of rock record for a new, increasingly fearful century, Radiohead’s fourth album, released in October 2000, remains one of the more stunning sonic makeovers in music history” Rolling Stone [500 Greatest Albums of All Time: #20 Kid A]

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Bad Brains

Rock For Light [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Yellow LP]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

Rock for Light is the second full-length album by Bad Brains, released in 1983. It was produced by Ric Ocasek of The Cars. We're proud to present the original mix of the album, for the first time in decades, as the band originally intended. Most fans will be more familiar with the 1991 reissue, which was remixed by Ocasek and bass player Darryl Jenifer. In addition to new mixes, that version used an altered track order. This reissue marks the fourth release in the remaster campaign, re-launching the Bad Brains Records label imprint. In coordination with the band, Org Music has overseen the restoration and remastering of the iconic Bad Brains' recordings. The audio was mastered by Dave Gardner at Infrasonic Mastering and pressed at Furnace Record Pressing.
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Neal Francis

In Plain Sight [Cherry Red LP]

Vinyl: $25.98 Buy

Neal Francis’ sophomore album offers up a body of work both enchanting and painfully self-aware. Recorded entirely on tape and mixed by Grammy Award-winner Dave Fridmann (Spoon, Tame Impala, Flaming Lips), the record spotlights Francis’s refined yet free-spirited piano playing, an instrument he took up at age four. The songs came to life over the course of a tumultuous year spent living in a (possibly) haunted church in Chicago. The result: a portrait of profound upheaval and weary resilience.

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Jerry Garcia & John Kahn

GarciaLive Volume 14: January 27th, 1986 The Ritz [LP]

Vinyl: $25.98 Buy

GarciaLive Volume 14 showcases a buoyant acoustic performance from Jerry Garcia and longtime friend/bassist John Kahn during the middle of a rare duo tour. Recorded on January 27, 1986 at The Ritz in New York City, Garcia and Kahn deliver two exquisite sets featuring Grateful Dead favorites ("Ripple," "Friend of the Devil," "Dire Wolf," and "Bird Song," among others) and spirited takes on Bob Dylan's "When I Paint My Masterpiece" and "Simple Twist of Fate." New pressing on standard black vinyl.

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Primus

Green Naugahyde: 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition [Ghostly Green 2 LP]

Vinyl: $35.98 Buy

10 year anniversary edition of Green Naugahyde.

Released in 2011 after a long hiatus - Naugahyde reunited the group with their early drummer Jay Lane and harkened back to the early days of Primus (think "Frizzle Fry"). The trio were described by Rolling Stone at the time as a "tight knotty rhythm team." Packaged here in an embossed gatefold jacket, with new photos. 2 x LPs pressed Ghostly Green vinyl.

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Dave Chappelle

8:46 [LP]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

Third Man will be releasing a vinyl pressing of Dave Chappelle's wildly popular and powerful 846 performance from June 2020

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Alabama Shakes

Sound & Color: Deluxe Edition [Red/Black/Pink Mixed Color-in-Color 2LP]

Vinyl: $35.98 Buy

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Deluxe edition of the groundbreaking, genre-defying second album by Alabama Shakes. Certified gold and the winner of four Grammys, Rolling Stone called "Sound & Color” a "weirder, woozier, fiercer and sexier record than their debut in nearly every way.” This repackaged set features revised artwork, new photos, and seven bonus tracks pulled from unreleased studio material, b-sides and live songs cut at the world renowned Capitol Records Studio A.

Alabama Shakes - Sound & Color: Deluxe Edition [Red/Black/Pink Mixed Color-in-Color 2LP]
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R.E.M.

New Adventures In Hi-Fi: 25th Anniversary Edition [2LP]

Vinyl: $34.98 Buy

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of R.E.M.’s tenth studio album, New Adventures in Hi-Fi. This special pressing—replicating the original gatefold package—offers the newly remastered album across 2-LPs, pressed on 180-gram vinyl, with lacquers cut by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio. The platinum-selling album features the singles “Bittersweet Me,” “Electrolite,” and “E-Bow the Letter.”

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Nat King Cole

A Sentimental Christmas With Nat King Cole And Friends: Cole Classics Reimagined [LP]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

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The new album 'A Sentimental Christmas with Nat King Cole and Friends: Cole Classics Re-imagined' weaves Nat’s unparalleled, beautifully restored vocals with new arrangements and contemporary artists creating beautiful sentimental duets of holiday classics. Taking its lead from the GRAMMY award-winning virtual duet of “Unforgettable,” by Natalie Cole with her father, this holiday album features brand new duets with John Legend, Kristen Chenoweth, Calum Scott, Gloria Estefan & Johnny Mathis.

Nat King Cole - A Sentimental Christmas With Nat King Cole And Friends: Cole Classics Reimagined [LP]
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Tipper

The Seamless Unspeakable Something [2LP]

Vinyl: $39.98 Buy

This is the 3rd in the series of Tipper's downtempo album vinyl releases the label has started in 2020, now being pressed immaculately by RTI. As the album title suggests, Tipper was working on a series of tracks while touring incessantly this long-time fan favorite LP just fell together without much intent or discussion, and is still a unique listening journey. Originally released solely on digital and limited CD back in 2006, each of these tracks has been remixed and remastered sounding fresh some 15 years later.

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Spiritualized

Let It Come Down: Reissue [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Ivory LP]

Vinyl: $35.98 Buy

Let It Come Down is the fourth album by the rock band Spiritualized, released in 2001. It was recorded and produced at Abbey Road and AIR Studios. It took Jason Pierce, Spiritualized's lead singer, guitarist and sole constant member four years to write, perform, produce and release. The album utilizes 115 session musicians, including orchestra and London Community Gospel Choir.

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Coldplay

Music of the Spheres [Recycled Color LP]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

MUSIC OF THE SPHERES – The new album from the British band, Coldplay, will be released later this year on all DSPs, vinyl and CD and cassette. The band's ninth LP, produced by Max Martin, features twelve tracks, five of which are represented by emojis. In May, the band released “Higher Power” - the first single from Music Of The Spheres - which has been streamed more than 160 million times and was performed live in New York on the Today Show, Macys 4th of July Spectacular and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon . The band have also revealed the imminent release of an album track called “Coloratura” to be followed by a new single in September.

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Bad Brains

Rock For Light [LP]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

Rock for Light is the second full-length album by Bad Brains, released in 1983. It was produced by Ric Ocasek of The Cars. We're proud to present the original mix of the album, for the first time in decades, as the band originally intended. Most fans will be more familiar with the 1991 reissue, which was remixed by Ocasek. Version used an altered track order, significantly different mixes and a speed increase of the master which results in a raising of the pitch by one-half step.This reissue marks the fourth release in the remaster campaign, re-launching the Bad Brains Records label imprint. In coordination with the band, Org Music has overseen the restoration and remastering of the iconic Bad Brains' recordings. The audio was mastered by Dave Gardner at Infrasonic Mastering and pressed at Furnace Record Pressing.
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Brittany Howard

Jaime Reimagined [Neon Magenta & Black Splotch LP]

Vinyl: $26.98 Buy

Jaime – the first solo album from Brittany Howard – has been reimagined by an astonishing cross-section of the five-time GRAMMY winners’ peers. Featuring fresh takes and remixes from Bon Iver, Childish Gambino, Common, Michael Kiwanuka, Little Dragon & more - Jaime Reimagined illuminates these songs in a brilliant and new light. Jaime was awarded four stars by Rolling Stone, MOJO and Q, named the Best Album of 2019 by NPR and nominated for a GRAMMY in the Best Alternative Music Album category.

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Taylor Swift

Fearless: Taylor's Version [Double Cassette]

Cassette: $26.98 Buy

“Fearless was an album full of magic and curiosity, the bliss and devastation of youth. It was the diary of the adventures and explorations of a teenage girl who was learning tiny lessons with every new crack in the facade of the fairytale ending she’d been shown in the movies. I’m thrilled to tell you that my new version of Fearless is done and will be with you soon. It’s called Fearless (Taylor’s Version) and it includes 26 songs.” – Taylor Swift. Includes 6 unreleased tracks. Double Butterfly Cassette.

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Junko Beat

Satirifunk

LP: $22.98 Buy

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Modest Mouse

The Golden Casket [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Deluxe Color 2LP]

Vinyl: $39.98 Buy

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Spiritualized

Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space: Remastered [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Neptune Blue LP]

Vinyl: $34.98 Buy

The Spaceman Reissue Program edition of Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space promises to give those recordings the fullest spectrum audio and physical treatment they’ve deserved since the original release. It will be the third in this series of 180g double albums with the lacquer cut from original sources by Alchemy Mastering, presented in a gatefold jacket adorned by reworked art by Mark Farrow, and available in both a standard black vinyl pressing and limited edition Neptune Blue vinyl, as well as CD.

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George Harrison

All Things Must Pass: Remastered [3LP]

Vinyl: $59.98 Buy

3 LPs on 180-gram vinyl contained in a slim box. Includes a poster and 8-page insert with photos and notes from Dhani Harrison and Paul Hicks on remixing the album.

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary, George Harrison’s
All Things Must Pass is being celebrated with a suite of new releases highlighted by a stunning new mix of the classic album by Grammy Award-winning mixer/engineer Paul Hicks, overseen by executive producer Dhani Harrison.

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Letter Home

Have A Good Old Fashioned Christmas (Wht)

Vinyl: $28.98 Buy

Limited white vinyl LP pressing. What do you get when you mix about a dozen musicians (including members of The Animals & The Police) with a lot of drugs? An acid psych opus! What do you get when you package it in a prefab jacket with stock Christmas art and a festive title? Total confusion! We hypothesize that if you take enough drugs you may think this private press treasure is a holiday album... but we're not so sure. First ever reissue! On white vinyl, includes a greeting card full of liner notes!
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Bjork & Hamrahlid Choir

Cosmogony [Indie Exclusive LP]

Vinyl: $28.98 Buy

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R.E.M.

Radio Free Europe: Original Hib-Tone Single [7in Single]

Vinyl: $12.98 Buy

R.E.M.’s first and breakthrough single “Radio Free Europe” was initially released by a small Atlanta-based record label, Hib-Tone Records. Produced by Mitch Easter, the original recording of the single had different mixes by Easter and by label-owner Johnny Hibbert. Although the band preferred Easter’s mix, Hibbert chose his version for the 1981 limited pressing 45RPM single, which is now a coveted collector’s item, packaged in a black and white sleeve featuring original photography by Michael Stipe.

“Radio Free Europe” was later re-recorded for the band’s first album release on major record label I.R.S. Records and went on to land the band their chart debut, peaking at #78 on the Billboard Hot 100. That album, Murmur, went on to reach #36 on the album chart and set the band steadfastly on the path to college radio domination and critical acclaim. The band’s 1988 compilation album, Eponymous, included what was called the Original Hib-Tone single, but what was in fact Easter’s original mix, not Hibbert’s.

This limited edition 7” pressing represents the first ever re-release of the original Hib-Tone recording of “Radio Free Europe” and comes housed in a replica sleeve.

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Paul McCartney

McCartney III Imagined [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Gold 2LP]

Vinyl: $37.98 Buy

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Hailed upon its release last year as "vital and comfortable taking new chances” (Rolling Stone) and “cheery, resilient, forever looking forward” (The New Yorker), Paul McCartney’s McCartney III, which topped album charts across the world, is now literally moving into the future in the form of McCartney III Imagined.  Personally curated by Paul, McCartney III Imagined features an A-List assortment of friends, fans and brand new acquaintances, each covering and/or reimagining their favorite McCartney III moments in their own signature styles. The result is a kaleidoscopic reinterpretation of an album Rolling Stone accurately tagged “an inspiration to us all”—one that serves as an extension of the instantly beloved McCartney III while standing on its own as brilliant and adventurous milestone in the McCartney discography.

Paul McCartney - McCartney III Imagined [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Gold 2LP]
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Toby Redd

In The Light [RSD Drops 2021]

LP: $24.98 Buy

July Exclusive

Red Hot Chili Peppers fans are going to love this rare and recently discovered audio gem. Legendary Red Hot Chili Pepper drummer Chad Smith hammers out on the skins in his pre-Chili Pepper Detroit-based band Toby Redd. Toby Redd was a fan favorite in the Midwest headlining larger club venues and festivals during the mid 80s. 1987’s In The Light features a fan favorite that received its share of radio play, “Every Time I Run”. This RSD Drops exclusive comes on red vinyl to celebrate one of the greatest bands to emerge out of the Motor City in the 1980s. A must for any Red Hot Chili Peppers fan!

Everytime I Run / Looking For You / Never Make Me Cry / Love Without Hate / Fire Fades Away / Tonight / Hiding Inside / Little Boy Lost / Lona Vigi

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Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor [RSD Drops 2021]

12" Picture Disc: $29.98 Buy

July RSD First

Super N* /Girls/Farting/Prison Play/T.V. Panel Show/Smells/Army Life/Frankenstein

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PVRIS

Use Me (Deluxe EP) [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

July Exclusive

PVRIS marked a new era with the release of Use Me in 2020, as frontwoman, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer Lynn Gunn confidently stepped forward as PVRIS’ leader and sole architect. That newfound sense of freedom defined the record, on which Lynn wrote, played the entirely of the guitar, drums, and bass parts, cooked up beats, and of course, sang vocals. Awash in glitchy beat-craft, airy guitars, and spell-binding vocals, the record included 070 Shake collaboration “Use Me,” explosive song “Hallucinations,” plus “Dead Weight,” “Gimme A Minute,” and “Death of Me” all brought to life by producer JT Daly [K. Flay].

The deluxe edition of the acclaimed third studio album featured five new tracks, including remixes of fan-favorites “Dead Weight” (remixed by Nicole Moudaber) and “Loveless,” (remixed by Lynn herself), plus brand-new song “Thank You” featuring RAYE. For the first time ever, these five tracks are now available on coke bottle clear vinyl, exclusively for RSD Drops.

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Suzi Quatro

Live & Kickin' (2021 Mix) [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $32.98 Buy

July Exclusive

Originally released in 1978 only in Japan and Australia, this live album has been newly re-mixed, and is taken from a forthcoming CD box set of Suzi’s albums.  Exclusively at record stores as part of RSD Drops on double white vinyl. 

1. The Wild One 2. The Honky Tonk Downstairs 3. Heartbreak Hotel 4. Half As Much As Me 5. Cat Size 6. Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me) 7. American Lady 8. Glycerine Queen 9. What's It Like To Be Loved 10. Can The Can 11. Devil Gate Drive 12. Roxy Roller 13. Tear Me Apart 14. Keep A-Knockin'

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Raven

Back To Ohio Blues [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

July Limited Run

Permanent Records is profoundly proud to present this limited edition reissue of Raven's highly regarded 1975 wasted hard rock masterpiece, Back To Ohio Blues. More hard rock than blues, this stoned proto-punk record is one-of-a-kind and is finally being reissued with its original minimalist artwork. Fans of other wasted private press geniuses like Circuit Rider, George Brigman, and Heitkotter will absolutely want to file this on the shelf right next to the cheap beer filled mini-fridge to be enjoyed in the garage with the next six-pack / bong rips sesh. But don't take our word for it, here's what the heads at Acid Archives had to say about this rarity:
"Messed up bluesy hard rock biker statement which I'm told comes straight from this guy's reality, no posing but the real thing. Great punky vocals relate stories on smack, sex, Ohio, Harleys and everything else that makes life worth living. Sample lyrics: "gotta get high, gotta get f***ed, nail me to your cross". An impressive intensity especially on side 1 and one of the few local white blues rock LP's that truly works. A classic of mid '70's local hard stoner dementia; would make a good double bill with the Merry Airbrakes."

Unless you have $1250 in your piggy bank to spend on an OG, you shouldn't think twice about plunking your hard-earned milk money down on this reissue, before it's gone again.

A1     Can't You See     5:03
A2     Raven Mad Jam     8:10
A3     Don't You Feel It     4:51
B1     War With Your Soul     3:25
B2     Back To Ohio Blues   13:12

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Lou Reed

Set The Twilight Reeling [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $33.98 Buy

July Exclusive

Lou Reed’s ‘Set the Twilight Reeling’ celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a double LP pressing for the first time.  This exclusive edition, pressed on heavyweight audiophile vinyl, features 3 sides of audio with an etching on side four. Exclusively available for Record Store Day 2021, and strictly limited to 9,000 copies worldwide.

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Tad

Inhaler [RSD Drops 2021]

LP: $34.98 Buy

July Exclusive

Grunge metal greatness! This 1993 record marked Tad's major label debut (on the Giant imprint), and for it the band brought in Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis to produce. The result was a more focused album than Tad's previous outings, laced with piledriver riffs 'n' hooks and some wicked humor, even as the band grappled with such disturbing topics as Ted Bundy and child abduction. The band toured with Soundgarden behind this record; though that didn't lead to the hoped-for commercial breakthrough, it did cement Inhaler's status as the go-to record in Tad's catalog. Only out on LP for a heartbeat upon its initial release, and never reissued since, Inhaler comes in tan, black and red "Mutt Mix" swirl vinyl limited to 3000 copies for RSD Drops.

Grease Box; Throat Locust; Leafy Incline; Luminol; Ulcer; Lycanthrope; Just Bought the Farm; Rotor; Paregoric; Pansy; Gouge

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Ultravox

Vienna (Steven Wilson Mix) [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $32.98 Buy

July Exclusive

1. Astradyne 2. New Europeans 3. Private Lives 4. Passing Strangers 5. Sleepwalk 6. Mr. X 7. Western Promise 8. Vienna 9. All Stood Still 10. Astradyne 11. New Europeans [Instrumental] 12. Private Lives [Instrumental] 13. Passing Strangers [Instrumental].14. Sleepwalk [Instrumental] 15. Mr. X [Instrumental] 16. Western Promise [Instrumental] 17. Vienna [Instrumental] 18. All Stood Still [Instrumental]

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Various Artists

May The Circle Remain Unbroken: A Tribute To Roky Erickson [RSD Drops 2021]

ON SALE $30.98 Vinyl: $22.49 Buy

July Exclusive

As part of Light in the Attic's on-going Roky Erickson series, the label will be celebrating the late singer's undeniable genius with May The Circle Remain Unbroken: A Tribute To Roky Erickson, the first-ever posthumous tribute to the psychedelic rock luminary and pioneer. Produced by Bill Bentley, the 12-track set features artists ranging the whole world of modern music, showing their deep love for Roky's one-of-a-kind artistry, including Lucinda Williams, Billy F Gibbons, The Black Angels, Margo Price, Mosshart Sexton (Alison Mosshart & Charlie Sexton), Neko Case, Mark Lanegan & Lynn Castle, Jeff Tweedy, Gary Clark Jr & Eve Monsees, Ty Segall, Chelsea Wolfe, and Brogan Bentley. This special RSD LP edition will be pressed on special color wax (clear with purple hi-melt) and includes a limited-edition flexi disc featuring an unreleased track, titled “Love Hieroglyphics,” performed by Roky circa the early ’70s. 

 

Side One
Billy F Gibbons -- (I've Got) Levitation
Mosshart Sexton -- Starry Eyes
Jeff Tweedy -- For You (I'd Do Anything)
Lynn Castle & Mark Lanegan -- Clear Night For Love
The Black Angels -- Don't Fall Down
Neko Case -- Be And Bring Me Home 

Side Two
Margo Price -- Red Temple Prayer (Two-Headed Dog)
Gary Clark, Jr. & Eve Monsees -- Roller Coaster
Ty Segall -- Night Of The Vampire
Lucinda Williams -- You're Gonna Miss Me
Chelsea Wolfe -- If You Have Ghosts
Brogan Bentley -- May The Circle Remain Unbroken

 

BONUS RSD-Only Flexi Disc:

Roky Erickson -- Love Hieroglyphics



Various Artists - May The Circle Remain Unbroken: A Tribute To Roky Erickson [RSD Drops 2021]
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Amy Winehouse

Remixes [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $35.98 Buy

July RSD First

Limited Edition double vinyl edition of a collection of Amy Winehouse remixes from Frank and Back To Black, for RSD Drops 2021. This 2LP set is pressed on 180 gram colored vinyl – one LP blue, one yellow

Side A
Stronger Than Me (Harmonic 33 Remix)
Take The Box (Seijis Buggin' Mix)
Fuck Me Pumps (MJ Cole Remix)
In My Bed (CJ Mix)
Side B
Rehab (Hot Chip Remix)
Back To Black (Mushtaq Vocal Remix)
You Know I'm No Good (Ghostface UK Version)
Tears Dry on Their Own (Al Usher Remix)
Side C
Love Is A Losing Game (Kardinal Beats Remix)
Rehab (Remix Featuring Jay-Z)
You Know I'm No Good (Skeewiff Mix)
Side D
Tears Dry on Their Own (Alix Alvarez Sole Channel Mix)
Fuck Me Pumps (Mylo Remix)
Back To Black (The Rumple Strips Remix)
Love Is A Losing Game (Truth & Soul Remix)

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Future

EVOL (5th Anniversary) [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

July Exclusive

Rap superstar Future continued to forge his own trailblazing path in hip-hop with the release of his fourth studio album, EVOL, led by the lone feature “Low Life,” a collaboration with The Weeknd. As a standout in a wave of projects, EVOL further cemented Future as the most dominant voice in rap, reaffirmed his notable influence on the genre as a whole, and takes place as one of the many jewels in the crown of Future’s evolving rap legacy. To commemorate five years of the record, EVOL arrives in limited edition translucent red + black smoke color viny as part of RSD Drops. 

Side A: 1. “Ain't No Time” 2. “In Her Mouth” 3. “Maybach” 4. “Xanny Family” 5. “Lil Haiti Baby” 6. “Photo Copied”

Side B: 1. “Seven Rings” 2. “Lie To Me” 3. “Program” 4. “Low Life” 5. “Fly Shit Only”

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Rory Gallagher

Cleveland Calling Pt. 2 [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $34.98 Buy

July RSD First

For RSD Drops 2021, Cleveland Calling PT. 2  is an unreleased radio session recovered from the depths of the Rory Gallagher archives. This recording features Rory and his band playing seven songs live in an empty Cleveland Agora venue for WNCR Radio. This release follows the RSD Drops 2020 release Cleveland Calling (#2 on the Billboard Blues chart) which was an acoustic session also recorded by WNCR during the same 1972 US tour.

SIDE A
Messin' With The Kid
Used To Be
Should've Learnt My Lesson

SIDE B
Laundromat
Pistol Slapper Blues
Bankers Blues
In Your Town

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Hawkwind

Greasty Truckers Party [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $33.98 Buy

July Exclusive

Legendary 1972 show at The Roundhouse, London from the Space Ritual era. Includes the original recording of Hawkwind’s hit single “Silver Machine”. It is the first time the whole show has been available on double vinyl. Bonus tracks include “Master Of The Universe” (Original 1972 LP Mix) and “Born To Go” (Original 1972 LP Mix).

Side 1 – 1. Announcement / Apology, 2. This Is Your Captain Speaking (Breakdown), 3. This Is Your Captain Speaking, 4. You Shouldn't Do That, 5. The Awakening

Side 2 – 1. Master Of The Universe, 2. Paranoia, 3. Earth Calling, 4. Silver Machine

Side 3 – 1. Welcome To The Future, 2. Born To Go, 3. Brainstorm (Jam), 4. End Announcement

Side 4 – Bonus Tracks: 1. Master Of The Universe (Original 1972 LP Mix), 2. Born To Go (Original 1972 LP Mix)

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Karen O & Willie Nelson

Under Pressure [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $10.98 Buy

July Exclusive
"Under Pressure"

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King's X

Manic Moonlight [RSD Drops 2021]

LP: $32.98 Buy

July Exclusive

The first vinyl release for this King’s X album, hand numbered and pressed on neon orange vinyl for RSD Drops. 

Believe/Manic Moonlight/Yeah/False Alarm/Static/Skeptical Winds/The Other Side/Vegetable/Jenna/Water Ceremony

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Christian Mcbride

Out Here [RSD Drops 2021]

2 x LP: $34.98 Buy

July RSD First

The vinyl release of the 2013 Grammy-nominated album. Limited edition, numbered two disc set on black vinyl. 

Ham Hocks and Cabbage/Hallelujah Time/I Guess I'll Have To Forget/Easy Walker/My Favorite Things/East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon)/Cherokee/I Have Dreamed/Who's Making Love

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Beastie Boys

Aglio E Olio [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

July RSD First

Vinyl reissue with two newly added bonus tracks, "Soba Violence," and a rare cover of "Light My Fire." 180g Clear Vinyl

SIDE A –
1. Brand New
2. Deal with It
3. Believe Me
4. Nervous Assistant
5. Soba Violence (1999 Remaster) [bonus track]
SIDE B –
1. Square Wave in Unison
2. You Catch a Bad One
3. I Can't Think Straight
4. I Want Some
5. Light My Fire [bonus track]

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Born Ruffians

Squeeze [RSD Drops 2021]

LP: $21.98 Buy

July RSD First

Perennial indie rockers Born Ruffians return with Squeeze, their seventh album. Squeeze (a companion piece to their previous album, Juice) finds the trio expanding their sound into more psychedelic territory, especially apparent on tracks like "Sinking Ships" and "Death Bed." Lead singer and songwriter Luke Lalonde shares vocal duties with indie pop luminary Hannah Georgas on "Waylaid," and the band finds a way to incorporate their anthemic, hooky roots within their new sound on "30th Century War" and "Sentimental Saddle."

1. Sentimental Saddle 2. 30th Century War 3. Waylaid (feat. Hannah Georgas) 4. Rainbow Superfriends 5. Sinking Ships 6. Death Bed 7. Leaning on You 8. Noodle Soup 9. Albatross

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The Cure

Wild Mood Swings [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $39.98 Buy

July Exclusive

The Cure’s tenth studio album Wild Mood Swings marks its 25th Anniversary this year and to celebrate, the album – which features the singles “The 13th”, “Mint Car”, “Strange Attraction” and “Gone!” – will be pressed on double picture disc for the very first time. The new pressing has been overseen by Robert Smith and will be available exclusively for RSD Drops 2021.

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Denzel Curry & Robert Glasper

Live From Leimert Park [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $10.98 Buy

July Exclusive

Double A-sided 7" picture disc featuring live performance audio from a special session they did together in the Leimert Park neighborhood of Los Angeles in the Fall of 2020.

A1 = So Incredible (Live From Leimert Park) and A2 = This Changes Everything (Live From Leimert Park). 

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Dave Davies

Bug [RSD Drops 2021]

2 x LP: $29.98 Buy

July Exclusive

If Dave Davies did nothing more than create the slash-and-burn power chords of the Kinks' "You Really Got Me" he'd earn a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. As it is, the younger Davies brother has accomplished much more. His first studio album in over 20 years finds Ray's frequently overshadowed sibling reviving that rather charming '70s device, the concept album--the plot here revolving around extraterrestrial visitation and brain implantation. Davies brings the idea of benign aliens a little closer in a collection that recalls some of the best trends of the '60s and '70s. He uses a rock template that harkens back to post-Tommy Who ("The Lie"), Mott the Hoople ("Whose Fooling Who"), and Deep Purple ("It Ain't Over 'Till It's Done"), sounding rather anachronistic as a result. The songs are engaging and show Davies to be a writer of considerable skill and wit, but they're somewhat stuck in the way-back machine.

1. Who's Foolin' Who 2. It Ain't over, 'Till Its Done! 3. The Lie! 4. Let Me Be 5. Displaced Person 6. Rock You, Rock Me 7. Flowers in the Rain 8. Fortis Green 9. Why?!! 10. True Phenomenon 11. Bug 12. De-Bug 13. Life After Life (Transformation)

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Spiritualized

Pure Phase: Remastered [Limited Edition Glow-In-The Dark LP]

Vinyl: $30.98 Buy

The Spaceman Reissue Program edition of Pure Phase promises to give those recordings the fullest spectrum audio and physical treatment they’ve deserved since 1992. It will be the second in this series, following Lazer Guided Melodies, with 180g double albums with lacquer cut from original sources by Alchemy Mastering, presented in a gatefold jacket adorned by reworked art by Mark Farrow, and available in both a standard black vinyl pressing and limited edition glow-in-the-dark vinyl, as well as CD.

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Melvins

The Bride Screamed Murder [Red LP]

Vinyl: $28.98 Buy

Limited red colored vinyl LP pressing. Alt-rock legends The Melvins keep it exciting by ignoring any set of rules, by their exorbitant ability to make the most beautiful noise ever heard and by their humor, which is an essential brandmark of the band. They never compromise or apply for anything: they just do their own thing in their very own way. They always keep it challenging for themselves and potential listeners. 2010's The Bride Screamed Murder, The Melvins third release from the reinvigorated line-up Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover and Big Businesses' Coady Willis and Jared Warren, finds them both experimenting and offering up their signature warped grooves with highlights coming in the form of "Evil New War God," "I'll Finish You Off" and "Inhumanity and Death."
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Melvins

Nude With Boots [Red LP]

Vinyl: $28.98 Buy

MP3 Album: $9.99 Download

Limited red colored viny LP pressing. In 2006 The Melvins released (A) Senile Animal, some 24 years after they started the band, one of the best received records of their career. The album marked the end of a revolving door of musicians with the very welcome annexation for Jared Warren and Coady Willis of Big Business. The refreshed quartet, now featuring double drummers, returned in 2008 with Nude With Boots. Recorded in Los Angeles, the eleven track album cemented the resurgence of The Melvins and finds the band mining their Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath influences in their one warped style.
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Tom Petty

Angel Dream (Songs From The Motion Picture She's The One) [LP]

Vinyl: $25.98 UNAVAILABLE
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Angel Dream is a special reimagining of the album She’s The One to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its original release. This also brings to a close the celebration of Tom Petty’s masterpiece Wildflowers, as most of the songs on this album were recorded during the same time period.  She’s The One included some songs that were left off the original Wildflowers album, recently included in the Wildflowers & All The Rest re-issue. To take the place of those songs, four previously unreleased songs have been added here – two Petty originals (“105 Degrees” and “One of Life’s Little Mysteries”), a cover of JJ Cale’s “Thirteen Days”, and the instrumental “French Disconnection”.  An extended version of “Supernatural Radio” is also included. The album has been remixed & remastered and brand new cover art commissioned – emphasizing that this is a Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers album, rather than a soundtrack album.

Tom Petty - Angel Dream (Songs From The Motion Picture She's The One) [LP]
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Selena Gomez

Revelacion EP [Vinyl]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

MP3 Album: $6.99 Download

Selena Gomez’s first ever Spanish EP, Revelación, available on vinyl June 25th.

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Justin Bieber

Justice [Picture Disc 2LP]

Vinyl: $29.98 Buy

MP3 Album: $11.49 Download

Justin Bieber celebrates his 6th studio album. Features hit singles: "Anyone," "Lonely," and "Holy." 2 Picture Discs.

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Phish

Lp On Lp 02 (Waves 5/26/2011) [Limited Edition LP]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

Recorded live at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY during Phish's tech rehearsal on May 26, 2011.

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Phish

Lp On Lp 01 (Ruby Waves 7/14/19) [Limited Edition LP]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

Recorded Live at Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy WI at Phish's concert on July 14, 2019

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Nick Cave & Warren Ellis

Carnage [LP]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

MP3 Album: $7.99 Download

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Written, recorded, and completed during lockdown, CARNAGE is the first studio album from Nick Cave & Warren Ellis outside of the Bad Seeds and their many soundtrack collaborations.

The eight song project - developed amidst the downtime of a long, anxious, global emergency - showcases Cave & Ellis’ typical sonic and lyrical adventurism and stands as a quintessential record for these uncertain times.

CARNAGE is shot through with moments of distilled beauty and resonating with an almost defiant sense of hope. In Cave's own words, it is "a brutal but very beautiful record nested in a communal catastrophe."

Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - Carnage [LP]
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Orange Goblin

Eulogy For The Damned [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $29.98 Buy

June - RSD First

A Eulogy for the Damned is the seventh studio album by English stoner metal band, Orange Goblin. Available on vinyl for the first time since 2015 for RSD Drops 2021! Translucent Orange LP

SIDE A –
1. Red Tide Rising
2. Stand For Something
3. Acid Trial
4. The Filthy & The Few
5. Save Me From Myself
SIDE B –
1. The Fog
2. Return To Mars
3. Death Of Aquarius
4. The Bishops Wolf
5. A Eulogy For The Damned

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Tommy Bolin

Energy II [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $29.98 Buy

June - RSD First

First time ever on vinyl for the never-issued commercial album from Tommy Bolin's early days with his could-have-been-mega-band Energy. Remastered from the official Tommy Bolin Archives.

SIDE A
1 LIMITS 2. DREAMER, 3. EYES OF BLUE 4. SKYSAIL

SIDE B
1. GUITAR SOLO (LIVE ENERGY)



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Round Robin and Brimstone

Round Robin and Brimstone [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $25.98 Buy

June - RSD First

The highly sought after self-titled album by Round Robin and Brimstone typically changes collector's hands for hundreds of dollars and has been on the radar of modern soul/boogie fans for some time with featured cuts on Kon and Amir's "Off Track Vol.1" and our own Groove Merchant Turns 20 compilation. Deep Funk/Soul enthusiasts also know "The Round Robin Monopoly" band which is another project by band leader Robin Lloyd.

You Can't Do It, Our Love Is So True, Plenty Good Lovin', Love, I Wanna Live With You, One Night Affair

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Bobo Jenkins

My All New Life Story (Rsd) [Colored Vinyl] (Purp) [Record Store Day] [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

June - RSD First

Bobo Jenkins’ first recordings came out on the Chess, Fortune and Boxer labels in the 1950s. This 12 song LP compiles his 1970s output of incredibly raw and stripped-down blues. The tracks were recorded using a revolving door of Detroit musicians during late night/all night sessions in Bobo’s makeshift Detroit recording studio/record shop and were originally released on his own Big Star Records. It would come as no surprise to find out that bands like The Cramps and The Gories had copies of these singles in their collections.

RSD DROPS 2021 LIMITED EDITION 1500 RELEASE ON PURPLE SPLATTER COLORED VINYL


A1 New 44 Blues A2 I Love That Woman A3 First Left Home A4 Shake Em On Down A5 Here I Am A Fool In Love Again A6 Watergate Blues

B1 If You Were The Only Woman B2 Share Cropper Blues B3 Trying To Get You Off My Mind B4 I Sure Got To Leave Your Town B5 You Will Never Understand B6 24 Years

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Elton John

Regimental Sgt. Zippo [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $29.98 Buy

June - RSD First

Elton John’s fabled Regimental Sgt Zippo album that was slated for release in 1968, but ultimately shelved.

Side 1
When I Was Tealby Abbey
And The Clock Goes Round
Sitting Doing Nothing
Turn To Me
Angel Tree
Regimental Sgt. Zippo
Side 2
A Dandelion Dies In The Wind
You’ll Be Sorry To See Me Go
You’re My Woman (aka Nina)
Tartan Coloured Lady
Hourglass
Watching The Planes Go By

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Joe Strummer

Junco Partner (Acoustic) [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $16.98 Buy

June Exclusive

Newly created exclusive 12” picture disc for RSD Drops 2021 features an ultra-rare acoustic home recording of the track “Junco Partner,” a song famously recorded by The Clash.

Side B features a live version of the track recorded at the Brixton Academy in 2001 by Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros


Side A: “Junco Partner (Acoustic)”
Side B: “Junco Partner (Live)”

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Juicy J

The Hustle Continues [Record Store Day] [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $37.98 Buy

June - RSD First

This first-time vinyl edition of The Hustle Continues by legendary Three 6 Mafia founder Juicy J comes as part of RSD Drops.  This sixteen track album debuts in a 2xLP 45 RPM wide spine jacket format on 180g vibrant colored vinyl (one Orchid disc and one Lime Green). Also included is an 11” x 11” poster insert w/album art, a download card, and a custom hype sticker for that mentions the following guest artists: 2 Chainz, ASAP Rocky, Conway, Jay Rock, Keyglock, Lex Luger, Lil Baby, Logic, Megan Thee Stallion, Nle Choppa, Project Pat, Ty Dolla Sign, Wiz Khalifa, and Young Dolph.  Limited Edition US pressing 3000 pieces.

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Mark Lanegan

Here Comes That Weird Chill (Methamphetamine Blues, Extras and Oddities) [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

June Exclusive

Originally released in 2003, Here Comes That Weird Chill (Methamphetamine Blues, Extras & Oddities) was a precursor to Mark's stunning album Bubblegum. Conceived as a single from that album, Here Comes That Weird Chill... was expanded to an eight track EP with the inclusion of outtakes from the album sessions - hence, 'Extras and Oddities'. This RSD Drops edition is pink vinyl, pressed onto a 12” (previously released as a 10”).

Methamphetamine Blues / The Steps of the Cathedral / Clear Spot / Message to Mine / Lexington Slow Down / Skeletal History / Wish You Well / Sleep With Me

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U2

Fire (40th Anniversary Edition) [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $25.98 Buy

June - RSD First

“Fire” was originally released as the first single from U2’s second album October, in July 1981, with “J Swallow” as the b-side. This 40th anniversary picture disc edition includes both tracks on side A, plus two live recordings of ‘Fire’ on side B - from Werchter in Belgium in July 1982 and from a BBC recording at the Hammersmith Palais in London in December 1982.  All tracks have been newly remastered. Housed in transparent heavyweight PVC outersleeve.

Side A:(1) Fire (2) J Swallow / Side B:(1) Live recordings of "Fire"- from Werchter in Belgium (2) Live recordings of "Fire"-  BBC recording at the Hammersmith Palais in London in December 1982. 


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Daniel Lanois

Heavy Sun (Rsd) [Colored Vinyl] [Record Store Day] [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $29.98 Buy

June - RSD First

Heavy Sun, the soulful, debut from Daniel Lanois and his invigorating new all-star band. Recorded in Los Angeles and Toronto, the album fuses classic gospel and modern electronics, mixing gritty, human textures with crisp, digital accents and lush, swirling atmospherics to create a sound that's at once warmly familiar and boldly unexpected. The arrangements here are spacious and dreamy, anchored by rich, righteous organ topped with airy falsetto and mesmerizing four-part harmony, and the writing is buoyant and soulful to match, tapping into the shared uncertainty of the human condition to offer hope, comfort, and connection at a time when all three run in desperately short supply. For RSD Drops this year comes the vinyl debut of this critically acclaimed album. Pressed on Translucent Ruby inside Opaque Orchid colored vinyl, and limited to a worldwide run of 4000.  Includes a download card. 

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M. Ward

End of Amnesia (20 Year Anniversary Remaster) [RSD Drops 2021]

2 x LP: $24.98 Buy

June Exclusive

20th anniversary remastered reissue of M. Ward's sophomore album.  M. Ward's second solo enterprise verifies the artist as one of those few songwriters who stand between the cracks of time, where he spins a hallucinatory, new universe out of old-world roots. Indeed, there's a real down-home, unpolished luster to End of Amnesia, both in execution and in songwriting, that gives it a timeless, old-fashioned pallor. And yet there's also something just slightly off in the songs, a strange, disembodied quality that seems to come at least partly from an ulterior place, be it real or imagined. That attribute is precisely what gives the music such a singular, distinctive sound and vision. Pressed on clear vinyl.

End Of Amnesia / Color Of Water / Half Moon / So Much Water / Bad Dreams / Archangel Tale / Silverline / Flaming Heart / Carolina / From A Pirate Radio Sermon, 1989 / Psalm / Ella / Seashell Tale / O'brien/O'brien's Nocturne

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Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Tarkus [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

June Exclusive

Limited edition 50th anniversary picture disc of ELP’s 1971 acclaimed, seminal second studio album that UK#1 / US#9 / Italy #1 / Germany #4 / Netherlands #6 / Australia #6.
Die-cut sleeve with replicas of the original album artwork, mastered from the 2012 HD remaster by Andy Pearce and Matt Wortham.

SIDE A: 1. Tarkus 2. Eruption 3. Stones Of Years 4. Iconoclast 5. Mass 6. Manticore 7. Battlefield 8. Aquatarkus

SIDE B: 1. Jeremy Bender 2. Bitches Crystal 3. The Only Way (Hymn) 4. Infinite Space (Conclusion) 5. A Time And A Place 6. Are You Ready Eddy?

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Ella Fitzgerald

Original Grooves: Ella in Berlin [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

June Exclusive

Verve Label Group is proud to launch a new vinyl series, Original Grooves, available exclusively on Record Store Day.  Original Grooves showcases the vinyl cutting technique known as "parallel grooves”, where grooves are cut side-by-side instead of one after another, allowing for a different aural experience depending on where the needle is dropped.  The second of this series comes from Ella Fitzgerald.  This 12" Single LP features live versions of Mack the Knife and Summertime from the legendary 1960 Berlin performance, with the 1962 “Lost Berlin Tapes” versions “hidden” on the neighboring grooves.

Side A:
Mack The Knife 1960
Mack the Knife 1962

Side B:
Summertime 1960
Summertime 1962

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The Flamin' Groovies

Bucket of Brains [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $17.98 Buy

June Exclusive

San Francisco rock band The Flamin' Groovies moved to Britain in 1972, where they signed to United Artists.  During this year they recorded The Rockfield Recordings with British producer Dave Edmonds at The Rockfield Studios in Wales.  Now for the first time, all their 1972 recordings for United Artists will be released on vinyl, having previously only been available on CD as A Bucket of Brains back in 1995. The 10” includes both the original mix -- and a 1995 remix at original speed -- of their masterpiece “Shake Some Action”. Limited to 6500 copies worldwide. 

Side One – 1. Shake Some Action, 2. Tallahassee Lassie, 3. Married Woman, 4. Get a Shot of Rhythm & Blues
Side Two – 1. Slow Death, 2. You Tore Me Down, 3. Little Queenie, 4. Shake Some Action (95 Mixdown - Original Speed)

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Twenty One Pilots

Location Sessions [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $14.98 Buy

June - RSD First

Live versions of three songs from Trench, as well as a live version of "Level of Concern" 

Side A:
The Hype (Berlin)
Cut My Lip (Brooklyn)

Side B:
Chlorine (Mexico City)
Level of Concern (Live from Outside)

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Chief Keef

Dedication (Rsd) (Blk) [Clear Vinyl] [Record Store Day] [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

June - RSD First

The Godfather of the DRILL wave that took hip-hop by storm, Chief Keef has never relinquished his position as one of the leading artists in the genre. Dedication, his 2017 studio album, remains iconic in an extremely acclaimed discography. With features from A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Lil Yachty and more, this album has forever remained in the conversations of fan favorites of the last decade. This RSD Drops release will be the first time it is available on vinyl.

Ticket
Keke Palmer
Mailbox
Cook
Bad (feat. Tadoe)
Text
Glory Bridge (feat. A Boogie Wit da Hoodie)
Get It
Negro
Less Speed
Come On Now (feat. Lil Yachty)
Kills
Told Yall
Let Me See (feat. Tadoe)
Be Back

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Chief Keef / Zaytoven

Glotoven (Rsd) [Record Store Day] [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

June - RSD First

Hip-Hop legend Chief Keef and super producer Zaytoven teamed up for one of the biggest collaboration projects of 2019 with GloToven.  After their fan favorite mixtape, Camp GloTiggy went viral in 2016, Keef and Zaytoven knew their sequel had to be even stronger. Delivering twelve songs and a feature from Lil Pump, the duo outdid expectations, as GloToven received praise from the entire community. This glow-in-the-dark RSD Drops release will be the first time it is available on vinyl.

3rd Person / Old Heads and Regretful Hoes (feat. Lil Pump) / Batman / Ain’t Gonna Happen / Fast / Spy Kid / Petty / Han Han / Posse / Sneeze / What Can I Say / Old Heads and Regretful Hoes

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The Creation

In Stereo [RSD Drops 2021]

2 x LP: $32.98 Buy

June - RSD First

Stereo mixes of the influential UK ‘60s band (produced by Shel Talmy -- The Who, The Kinks --), compiled on vinyl for the first time. Features nineteen new stereo mixes created in 2016 including “Biff Bang Pow”, “Painter Man” and two versions of “How Does It Feel To Feel”. Pressed on 2 x 180g psychedelic splatter heavyweight vinyl & presented in an original gatefold sleeve. 

SIDE A: 1. Making Time [instrumental] 2. Painter Man 3. Biff Bang Pow 4. Sylvette [full length] 5. If I Stay Too Long

SIDE B: 1. Nightmares 2. Cool Jerk 3. Like A Rolling Stone 4. Can I Join Your Band 5. Hey Joe

SIDE C: 1. Life Is Just Beginning 2. Through My Eyes 3. How Does It Feel To Feel [UK version] 4. Tom Tom

SIDE D: 1. How Does It Feel To Feel [US version] 2. Midway Down 3. For All That I Am 4. Instrumental # 1 5. How Does It Feel To Feel [instrumental]

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Deftones

“Digital Bath (Telefon Tel Aviv Version)” / “Feiticeira (Arca Remix)” [RSD Drops 2021]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

June Exclusive

Deftones White Pony 20th Anniversary re-issue included a full disc of remixes of the original album, aka Black Stallion. Two remixes that did not make the acclaimed Black Stallion are now released as an RSD Drops limited edition picture disc. This 12” single features the unreleased remixes by Telfon Tel Aviv (“Digital Bath”), and Arca (“Feiticeira”).

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Flower Travellin Band

Anywhere (W/Cd) [Colored Vinyl] (Ylw) (2pk)

Vinyl: $29.98 Buy

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CZARFACE & MF DOOM

Super What

Vinyl: $27.98 Buy

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Manchester Orchestra

The Million Masks Of God [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Pink Smoke LP]

Vinyl: $25.98 Buy

The Million Masks of God showcases the strength and boundary-pushing invention of Manchester Orchestra’s catalog, and is a testament to the kinship of its songwriting duo—the bond that enables them to take something so tragically personal and turn it into limitless, compassionate, communal, revelatory art.

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Sleep

Iommic Life: The Clarity/Leagues Beneath [2LP]

Vinyl: $27.98 Buy

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Throttle Elevator Music / Kamasi Washington

Final Floor

Vinyl: $18.98 Buy

Final floor is eleven new tracks featuring saxophonist kamasi washington and trumpter erik jekabson with longtime colaborators and songwriters matt montgomery and gregory howe. As the title indicates this album represents the final original recordings of throttle elevator music. Final floor has an upscale energy that fuels the overall sound and dynamically bring an edge back to jazz
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Rival Sons

Before The Fire [Orange LP]

Vinyl: $27.98 Buy

MP3 Album: $9.99 Download

On 3/26, the debut album from Rival Sons will be available on vinyl for the first time since 2009. Available on Orange Vinyl. 
Also available 3/26 for the first time on vinyl since 2011, is the Rival Son - EP.  Available on Clear vinyl. 
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String Cheese Incident

Round The Wheel [180 Gram] [Indie Exclusive]

Vinyl: $31.98 Buy

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Jeff Tweedy

Love Is The King [Limited Edition Clear LP]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

MP3 Album: $9.99 Download

Out on dBpm Records, Love Is The King, a “beautifully honest ode to love and hope,” is the follow-up to 2018’s WARM and 2019’s WARMER, and comes on the heels of Tweedy’s second book, How To Write One Song, out October 13th via Penguin Random House's Dutton. “At the beginning of the lockdown I started writing country songs to console myself. Folk and country type forms being the shapes that come most easily to me in a comforting way. 'Guess Again' is a good example of the success I was having at pushing the world away, counting my blessings — taking stock in my good fortune to have love in my life,” comments Tweedy. “A few weeks later things began to sound like 'Love Is The King' — a little more frayed around the edges with a lot more fear creeping in. Still hopeful but definitely discovering the limits of my own ability to self soothe." –Jeff Tweedy

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Widespread Panic

Coconut Image / Monkey Image Reissue [Limited Edition Vinyl Single]

Vinyl: $12.98 Buy

The original 500 7”s are considered the Holy Grail of WSP recordings! These exact replicas (down to the 45 RPM Spider Inserts being included and the white sleeves) are going to make a whole bunch of Panic fans happy just in time for the holidays.

**Limited to 2,000 copies**

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Tyler Childers

Long Violent History [LP]

Vinyl: $17.98 Buy

MP3 Album: $7.99 Download

Vinyl LP pressing.
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Britney Spears

Glory: Deluxe [Opaque White 2LP]

Vinyl: $33.98 Buy

Britney Spears’ Deluxe version of “Glory” is now available on opaque white vinyl! The 2 LP set includes all 17 tracks originally featured on “Glory,” two never before released songs and remixes of “Mood Ring.”

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Big K.R.I.T.

TDT [RSD BF 2020]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

Black/white/purple swirl vinyl version of the 2019 Mixtape.  Never before available on any physical format.

1. Energy 2. Learned From Texas 3. Pick Yourself Up 4. Glorious 5. 1 Oh Oh
6. Higher (King PT. 6) 7. Look What I Got 8. 4 Tha Three

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The Magnetic Fields

Quickies [RSD BF 2020]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

A single LP release of Magnetic Fields’ recent digital and singles box set project. This LP contains an entirely exclusive track, 'The Witches Fly' and is exclusive for RSD Black Friday.

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Chicano Batman

Invisible People [RSD BF 2020]

Vinyl: $23.98 Buy

Instrumental version of the acclaimed 2020 album Invisible People. Described by Pitchfork as "far and away Chicano Batman’s most accessible record.... A decade into writing songs together, they sound stronger than ever." Mixed by Shawn Everett with lacquers cut at The Lodge in New York City.

1. Color My Life (Instrumental) 2. Blank Slate (Instrumental) 3. I Know It (Instrumental) 4. Invisible People (Instrumental) 5. Manuel's Story (Instrumental) 6. Moment of Joy (Instrumental) 7. Pink Elephant (Instrumental) 8. Polymetronomic Harmony (Instrumental) 9. The Way (Instrumental) 10. The Prophet (Instrumental) 11. Bella (Instrumental) 12. Wounds (Instrumental)

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Half-A-Mill

Milion [RSD BF 2020]

2 x LP: $29.98 Buy

Brooklyn-based rapper Half-A-Mill climbed his way up from the underground in the late ‘90s with an initial breakthrough on 1997’s one and only album by The Firm, the supergroup featuring Nas, AZ, Nature and Foxy Brown, alongside producers Dr. Dre and the Trackmasters.

After this high-profile appearance, Half-a-Mill then started setting the stage for the release of his debut album “Milíon” with the single ”Thug Ones" which featured Noreaga, Kool G Rap, and Musolini. “Milíon” became an underground classic, featuring guest appearances by AZ, Kool G Rap, Musalini, Noreaga, Ali Vegas and Spice 1, with production by Just Blaze, The Neptunes, DJ Scratch, and DJ Ali among others.

Tragedy struck in 2003 when the rapper was shot dead at his home in Brooklyn. Tuff Kong now proudly moves to keep his legacy alive by releasing Milíon on vinyl for the first time ever for RSD Black Friday.

SIDE A: 1. “Intro” 2. “Tough Guyz (feat. Ali Vegas)” 3. “What U Ridin” 4. “New Millennium” 5. “Quiet Money (feat. AZ)” 6. “Don’t Go Away” 7. “Where BK At” 8. “Fires In Hell”

SIDE B: 1. “Some Niggaz” 2. “Thug Onez (feat. Kool G Rap, Musalini, Noreaga)” 3. “Gimme Ya Luv” 4. “Ghetto Girl” 5. “Thug Luv” 6. “Bounce (feat. Spice 1)” 7. “Outro” 8. “Thuggest Enemy #1” 9. “Untitled Track”

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Living Room

The Living Room [RSD BF 2020]

Vinyl: $15.98 Buy

MP3 Album: $7.99 Download

At the beginning of quarantine in April, Ed Roland was in Sarasota, Florida with a few others and they decided to start a new band and call it The Living Room. They didn’t want it to sound like Collective Soul or The Sweet Tea Project (Roland’s Americana side band) and they started talking about favorite bands to which Ed said that one of his is The Cars. So, Ed woke up and began writing songs inspired by the new wave era of The Cars, ELO, and Roxy Music.  

SIDE A: 1. “She Bows Down” 2. “Just Like You” 3. “Here” 4. “Alien Attitude” 5. “Summer”
SIDE B: 6. “These Times” 7. “Living Room” 8. “Lucky Again” 9. “All For You” 10. “Welcome To Life”

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Little Richard

Southern Child [RSD BF 2020]

Vinyl: $22.98 Buy

The great lost Little Richard album, produced by R.A. "Bumps" Blackwell. Finally issued as Richard intended, including the original cover art and new liner notes by Bill Dahl. This RSD Black Friday release comes on yellow vinyl.

1) California (I’m Comin’) 2) If You Pick Her Too Hard (She Comes Out Of Tune) 3) Burning Up With Love 4) Ain’t No Tellin’ 5) Last Year’s Race Horse (Can’t Run In This Year’s Race) 6) Southern Child 7) In The Name (Version 3) 8) Over Yonder 9) I Git A Little Lonely 10) Puppy Dog Song 

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Shadows Fall

Of One Blood [RSD BF 2020]

Vinyl: $27.98 Buy

In celebration of the album's 20th anniversary, the first-ever domestic pressing of the seminal breakthrough album from the Grammy-nominated New Wave of American Heavy Metal pioneers! This new blood-red pressing for RSD Black Friday marks the first-ever vinyl release of the version remixed and remastered by Zeuss (Rob Zombie, Hatebreed, Suicide Silence) and Grammy-award winning engineer Alan Douches (High on Fire, Motorhead, The Black Dahlia Murder). Of note: guitarist Jon Donais is now a member of thrash icons Anthrax, while guitarist Matt Bachand now plays with Act of Defiance.

1. “Pain Glass Vision” 2. “Crushing Belial” 3. “Of One Blood” 4. “The First Noble Truth” 5. “Fleshold” 6. “Root Bound Apollo” 7. “Revel In My Loss” 8. “Montauk” 9. “To Ashes” 10. “Serenity”

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Don Cunningham

Something for Everyone [RSD BF 2020]

Vinyl: $27.98 Buy

Originally re-pressed and released in 2003, Luv N’Haight reissue a special limited edition run for RSD Black Friday.

Ridiculously rare vinyl, superb musicianship, and a Playboy Club are ingredients that make the Don Cunningham Quartet's Something For Everyone album so tasty. Luv N'Haight is proud to preserve and re-issue one of the most collectible, highly sought-after jazz-dance records.

"Bunnies plus food and drink equals good time."Brad Holiday's original liner notes (featured on the back of this album) tell it like it was. Don Cunningham, Marion Miller, John Mixon, and Manny Quintero formed the Don Cunningham Quartet and played ‘The Living Room’ at Hugh Hefner's St. Louis branch of the Playboy Club between 1965 and 1968. Their music was different from that of the jazz mainstays playing in ‘The Penthouse Room’. It was also different from any act in St. Louis at the time.

"Before forming the Quartet, I traveled to Fiji, Australia, the Caribbean and beyond as part of the Johnny Mathis group," explains Cunningham. "On these tours I discovered the "island sound," which was something I'd never been exposed to before. It was enchanting, mysterious and sexual."

The Quartet's unique blend of exotica, Latin and Brazilian rhythms, jazz and easy listening was a perfect fit for the Playboy Club. "I was influenced by having seen Arthur Lyman, Cal Tjader, Willie Bobo, Mongo Santamaria, and Harry Belafonte play live. Not to mention that I was buying all the Les Baxter I could get!" adds Cunningham. The band's sound caught the attention of Bob Webb, a wealthy local businessman. As a friend of piano player Marion Miller he'd learned of the Quartet’s popularity. "I don't want to work, you work, I'll put up the money," Miller recalls Webb 's words. Webb fronted the funds for Miller to create Exclusive records, releasing three albums and two 45rpm singles, including the Something For Everyone LP.

"The music was only sold locally. We never looked up a distributor and we really didn't have a regular record deal," says Miller. Don Cunningham only remembers selling and giving-away the album at Playboy appearances and to a few friends outside of club hours. Only 500 copies were ever printed, some mono, some stereo, it's not known how many of each format.

Of all the tracks on the album "Tabu" has been the biggest hit with the jazz-dance crowd. That track is the reason many collectors have the album on their wants lists. It remains a tune worthy of heavy DJ play. "Something For Everyone" has been at the top of my wants list for about 10 years now. All my other wants I have managed to track down over the years, but to own an original copy of the Don Cunningham album is as illusionary as driving a Rolls Royce," says producer/DJ Rainer Truby of Compost Records. "Not only is it a rare album it is also a good one. "Tabu" to me is the mother of all jazzdance records! A welcome release! I'm curious to check the rest of the LP, but "Tabu" is more than enough of a reason to stroll down to your local record dealer," he adds.

Miller and Cunningham are surprised but obviously very happy with the current interest in the album. Both are still active musicians and hope that this re-issue may stimulate even more work for them. At time of writing Cunningham was on the road with his wife, appearing as The Cunninghams on tour with the Count Basie band. "It's great that the album is being re-issued. There's truly a quality of music on it that has been missed for so long. In a way it's world music - Polynesian, samba, Brazil, jazz, West Indian. It has the energy of Latin and funk records. It's inspired by - but is not really - easy listening, you couldn't exactly sleep in our "Quiet Village!"" says Cunningham.

Andrew Jervis.
Ubiquity, February 2003.

“Angelina”, “I'm Your Slave”, “Quiet Village”, “Tabu”, “Manha De Carnival”, “Sylvie”, “Samba De Orpheu”

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Bombino

Bombino Live [RSD BF 2020]

Vinyl: $29.98 Buy

Bombino recorded his seventh album live in Amsterdam in late 2019. It features three new songs, seven songs from his incredible catalog and his version of a Tinariwen song. This RSD Black Friday double LP is pressed in a limited edition of 1500 for the world.

A1 - Iyat Na Hay A2 - Azamane Tiliade A3 - Amidinine
B1 – Midiwane B2 - Tar Hani
C1 - Chatahat C2 - Ahoulaguine Akaline C3 - Takamba
D1 - Timtar D2 – Imajghane D3 - Chet Boughassa

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Brian Wilson & Van Dyke Parks

Orange Crate Instrumentals [RSD BF 2020]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

Limited edition colored vinyl pressing of the instrumental recordings found on Disc 2 of the 2020 Omnivore Recordings CD reissue of Orange Crate Art, originally released in 1995. 

“Orange Crate Art”, “Sail Away”, “My Hobo Heart”, “Wings of a Dove”, “Palm Tree and Moon”, “Summer in Monterey”, “San Francisco”, “Hold Back Time”, “My Jeanine”, “Movies is Magic”, “This Town Goes Down At Sunset” 

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Lou Reed

Magic and Loss [RSD BF 2020]

Vinyl: $29.98 Buy

Continuing the series of Lou Reed re-issues for RSD Black Friday, is his critically successful 1992 Sire album Magic and Loss. Pressed as a double LP, featuring three sides of vinyl and an etching, exclusive released for RSD Black Friday 2020. (NME 10/10, Q Magazine 4*, Rolling Stone 4*)

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Grand Puba

Reel To Reel [RSD BF 2020]

ON SALE $30.98 Vinyl: $26.99 Buy

The 1992 debut solo record from Grand Puba of Brand Nubian is remastered and comes to double colored vinyl for RSD Black Friday. 

“Check Tha Resume”, “360°(What Goes Around)”, “That's How We Move It”, “Check It Out”, “Big Kids Don't Play”, “Honey Don't Front”, “Lickshot”, “Ya Know How It Goes”, “Reel To Reel”, “Soul Controller”, “Proper Education”, “Back It Up”, “Baby What's Your Name?”, “360° (What Goes Around) (SD50 Remix)”, “Who Makes The Loot?”

Grand Puba - Reel To Reel  [RSD BF 2020]
ON SALE
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The Menzingers

From Exile [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Opaque Tan LP]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

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Opaque Tan Indie Retail Exclusive. Philadelphia-based indie rockers, The Menzingers made great use of their free time during this summer's stay at home order by recording a "re-imagined" acoustic version of their brilliant 2019 album "Hello Exile." Since forming as teenagers in 2006, The Menzingers have shown their strength as rough-and-tumble storytellers, turning out songs equally rooted in frenetic energy and lifelike detail. On From Exile, the band took their lyrical narrative to a whole new level and share their reflections on moments from the past and present: high-school hellraising, troubled relationships, aging and alcohol and political ennui. And while their songs often reveal certain painful truths, they ultimately maintain the irrepressible spirit that's always defined the band. These acoustic interpretations show once again how beautifully crafted these songs really are.
The Menzingers - From Exile [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Opaque Tan LP]
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The (Electric Six) Wildbunch

Rock Empire [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $28.98 Buy

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus - Oct


Detroit in the late 1990s was a scary and lawless place. Red lights were taken as a suggestion and gangs ran rampant in the city.

Enter The Wildbunch.

The band that later became the Electric Six got together in 1996 with a shared passion for high energy rock and roll music. Playing for years around local venues The Gold Dollar and The Old Miami, the group started to hit it big when they were forced to change their name to Electric Six after a rap group, The Wildbunch, threatened legal action. Their hit singles "Gay Bar" and "Danger! High Voltage" were two of the biggest hits of the garage rock boom, but the versions included on E6's 'Fire' album are the most well known.

During The Wildbunch's existence, they recorded one studio album, Rock Empire. Pressed on vinyl for the first time, and its first release since its local CD-R only release, this deluxe reissue features remastered audio and new inserts that chronicle the entirety of the group's existence, sure to excite garage rock fans along with fans of the Electric Six, who are still performing to sold out crowds today.

SIDE A
Don't Be Afraid of The Robot /Remote Control (Me) / Gay Bar / T.V. / Getting Into The Jam / Take Me To Your Leader / Animal Attraction / Dancing Like An Idiot / Synthesizer

SIDE B
I Am The Knife Naked Pictures (Of Your Mother) / RU Afraid Of The Devil? / I'm On Acid / Computer / Christian Radio Manchester / I Am Detroit / Honololu / I'm A Demon

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Randy Newman

Avalon (Original Motion Picture Score) [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $16.98 Buy

RSD First - Oct


First time on vinyl in decades.

“One of the best, most movingly evocative scores in Randy Newman’s long movie career… “ -All Music

“Warm-hearted and moving, this is one of the most treasured items in my film music collection.”  -Movie Wave

“…one of the finest in Newman’s canon.”   -Movie Music UK

Limited Edition  Pressed on custom blue vinyl

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Royal Horses

A Modern Man's Way To Improve [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $25.98 Buy

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus - Oct


The much-anticipated, full-length debut album from Royal Horses, a South Mississippi-based Americana trio, featuring ten original songs recorded in New Orleans. Music critic Mik Davis has called the album a "stunning first chapter for the powerful trio." Released exclusively on 180g audiophile vinyl, each purchase comes with a free digital download that is not otherwise available on traditional music streaming sites. THIS TITLE IS CHAMPIONED BY T-BONES RECORDS & CAFÉ IN HATTIESBURG MS. IT’S AVAILABLE TO ALL STORES BUT WILL MOST LIKELY BE FOUND IN THAT REGION. 

1). Bottom of the Chart, 2). A Modern Man's Way to Improve, 3). Valley of the New, 4). Who Do You Know?, 5). There She Walks, 6). Leave a Light, 7). Call it War, 8). Rattlesnake Smoking a Cigarette, 9). Ruby Do, 10). BLD

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Sumy

Funkin' In Your Mind [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $16.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive - Oct


Surinam-born Sumy (real name Kenneth Sumter) started his musical career in the late ‘70s. During the early ‘80s Sumy signed a licensing deal with Philips for two singles, “The Funky '’G’ (Only Comes At Night)” and “Funkin' In Your Mind” and recorded and released an LP on his own label, Galaxy Records. The much-sought-after but very rare “Funkin' In Your Mind” 12” proto-funk/disco track with vocoder is remastered from the original tapes and available for Record Store Day. Indivdually numbered, and pressed on transparent blue vinyl.

Side A
1. Funkin' In Your Mind (Long version)
Side B
1. Funkin' In Your Mind (Short version)

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Toto

Live In Tokyo 1980 [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $18.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive - Oct


Toto’s well-honed musical craftsmanship helped sell more than 40 million albums in their four decades together. In 1980, the band embarked on their first tour of Japan, forming a lifelong bond with fans in that country who adored their polished West Coast rock style. For the first time as a standalone release, the Live In Tokyo 1980 EP captures the original line-up of the band – vocalist Bobby Kimball, guitarist Steve Lukather, keyboardists David Paich and Steve Porcaro, bassist David Hungate and drummer Jeff Porcaro – performing four tracks from their then-new sophomore album Hydra (plus the unreleased track “Runaway”) during that historic trek. On red vinyl for Record Store Day 2020. 

1 “St. George And The Dragon” 2 “Mama” 3 “Tale Of A Man” 4 “White Sister” 5 “Runaway”

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Various Artists

The Turning: Kate's Diary [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $14.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive - Oct


This RSD 2020-exclusive EP features music created for the 2020 horror/mystery film The Turning, directed bu Floria Sigsmondi. Only one song here (from The Aubreys, a band featuring Finn Wolfhard, who also stars in the film) is on the official soundtrack, and this EP features inspired tracks from Courtney Love, Empress Of, and a never-before-released song collaboration from David Bowie and Kristeen Young.

Kristeen Young (feat. David Bowie) "American Landfill", Courtney Love "Mother (Acoustic)”, SASAMI and Lawrence Rothman "Take It To The Grave", Dani Miller (of Surfbort) "Fentanyl Smoothie", Empress Of "Call Me (Acoustic)” , The Aubreys "Getting Better (Otherwise)”, Warpaint "Melting"

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David Gray

Please Forgive Me 2020 [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $9.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive - Oct


1. “Please Forgive Me” 2. “Please Forgive Me (Live Solo Version)” 3. “Please Forgive Me (Paul Hartnoll Remix)” 4. “Please Forgive Me (Bin Liner Remix)”

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Infectious Grooves

Take You On A Ride [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive - Oct


Infectious Grooves, the funk metal supergroup led by Suicidal Tendencies frontman Mike Muir, is back! Take You On A Ride (EP) features three unreleased tracks from 1995 along with their first newly recorded song in years. Infectious Grooves features bassist Robert Trujillo (Metallica), drummer Brooks Wackerman (Avenged Sevenfold), Dean Pleasants (Suicidal Tendencies), and other veteran players.  The EP comes on 12" transparent orange vinyl, mastered at 45RPM, exclusively for Record Store Day 2020.

“Funny Farm”/ “Payback’s A Bitch”/ “What Goes Up” / “Take You On A Ride”

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Lil' Kim

9 [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

RSD First - Oct


Lil’ Kim’s first new album in fifteen years features Rick Ross, Musiq Soulchild, Rich The Kid, City Girls, and O.T. Genesis and now it’s been pressed on sky blue vinyl. 

SIDE A
1. Pray For Me (feat. Rick Ross & Musiq Soulchild), 2. Bag, 3. Catch My Wave (feat. Rich The Kid), 4. Go Awff, 5. Too Bad

SIDE B
1. You Are Not Alone, 2. Found You (feat. City Girls & O.T. Genasis), 3. Auto Blanco, 4. Jet Fuel, 5. Spicy (feat. Fabolous)

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Mark Knopfler

Metroland (Music and Songs From The Film) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $17.98 Buy

RSD First - Oct


First time on vinyl!

Aside from Knopfler’s silky score, the album contains tracks from Dire Straits, Elvis Costello, Francoise Hardy, The Stranglers, Hot Chocolate and Django Reinhardt.

“…nicely evokes the picture’s wistful, nostalgic atmosphere.” -All Music

Limited Edition - Pressed on clear vinyl


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Maroon 5

Memories [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $32.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive - Oct


Maroon 5's hit single "Memories" & the Dillon Francis remix on 7" vinyl. Release Includes photo booklet.

“Memories”/”Memories (Dillon Francis remix)”

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DevilDriver

Winter Kills [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $27.98 Buy

RSD First - Oct


Out of print since its original release in 2013, this RSD release is pressed on red and white vinyl, hand-numbered and includes an exclusive poster. 

A01. Oath Of The Abyss, A02. Ruthless, A03. Desperate Times
B04. Winter Kills, B05. The Appetite, B06. Gutted
C07. Curses And Epitaphs, C08. Caring's Overkill, C09. Haunting Refrain
D10. Tripping Over Tombstones, D11. Sail (Awolnation cover), D12. Shudder (Bonus Track), D13. Back Down To The Grave (Bonus Track)

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The Fleshtones

Face Of The Screaming Werewolf [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

RSD First - Oct


Legendary garage rockers The Fleshtones have been pumping out hits for over four decades, earning them the honor of being "America's Garage Rock Band." They're one of the final remaining original CBGB bands, they've played on Andy Warhol's short-lived MTV show while Sir Ian McKellen read Shakespeare over their jamming, and were the last band to publicly perform at the World Trade Center's Windows on the World. However, what's most incredible about The Fleshtones is that they're putting out some of their best music forty years into their career, as evidenced by their new album Face of the Screaming Werewolf. Featuring soon-to-be-hits done in the inimitable Fleshtones style, such as "Alex Trebek," "Spilling Blood at the Rock & Roll Show," and their cover of the Stones' classic "Child of the Moon."

1. Face of the Screaming Werewolf, 2. Alex Trebek, 3. Spilling Blood (at the Rock & Roll Show), 4. Child of the Moon, 5. Manpower Debut, 6. Swinging Planet X, 7. You Gotta Love, Love, 8. Violet Crumble, Cherry Ripe, 9. Waiting on a Girl, 10. The Show Is Over, 11. Somerset Morning

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The Game

Born 2 Rap [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $28.98 Buy

RSD First - Oct


Born Jayceon Terrell Taylor, two-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum Compton rapper, songwriter, producer, actor, and entrepreneur The Game locked down a place in the pantheon alongside greats of both coasts with a combination of bar-for-bar bravado, provocative observation, hard-hitting hooks, and sharp introspection. And now the prolific rapper returns with his ninth album, fittingly titled Born 2 Rap. Pressed on Red, White and Blue triple vinyl for Record Store Day, marking the album’s vinyl debut. 

LP1
Side A
Intro. City of Sin (feat. Ed Sheehan), 1. No Smoke (feat. Travis Barker & Miguel), 2. Five Hundred Dollar Candles (feat. Dom Kennedy), 3. The Light, 4. Carmen Electra (feat. Mozzy, Osbe Chill & TOBi)

Side B
5. Dead Homies (feat. Red Café), 6. Gold Daytonas (feat. Dom Kennedy), 7. West Side, 8. 40 Ounce Love (feat. Just Liv)

LP2
Side C
9. Gucci Flip Flops, 10. Born 2 Rap, 11. Welcome Home (feat. Nipsey Hussle), 12. Interlude. Help Me (feat. Sly)

Side D
13. I Didn’t Wanna Write This Song (feat. Marsha Ambrosius), 14. The Code (feat. 21 Savage), 15. Stay Down (feat. Bryson Tiller), 16. Hug The Block

LP3
Side E
17. Ask For Me, 18. Stainless (feat. Anderson .Paak), 19. Gangstas Make The Girls Go Wild (feat. Chris Brown), 20. Blood Thicker Than Water (feat. Trey Songz)

Side F
21. Rewind II, 22. One Life (feat. J Stone & Masego), 23. Cross On Jesus Back (feat. D Smoke),  24. Roadside (feat. Ed Sheeran)

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Dexter Gordon Quartet

Live In Châteauvallon - 1978 [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive - Oct


1978 was a banner year for Dexter Gordon. Maxine Gordon (then Gregg) had started to manage his career and proved to be a one-woman tour de force. In signing with Columbia boosted his career. He moved to New York, forming and grooming his own band all at age 52! The wonderful quartet included George Cables on piano, Rufus Reid on bass, and Eddie Gladden on drums. This November 1978 concert at the Châteauvallon Jazz Festival highlights Dexter's joyous and fiery mood, peppering his solos with outrageous quotes from other songs.

Pressed on 180-gram vinyl for the first time.

SIDE A – Tangerine
SIDE B – More Than You Know

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Young Fresh Fellows

Toxic Youth [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

RSD First - Oct


The Young Fresh Fellows are back with an electric new toaster, Toxic Youth.  Remember their 1989 anthem “Two Guitars Bass & Drums”?  Well, nothing has changed, except for everything.  Hopes have been dashed, but the men still love music.  Subtitled Back To The Egg, the Fellows return to where it all began, with one last roundup at the infamous Egg Studios, Seattle WA, produced once again by Conrad Uno (who also struck gold with The Presidents Of The United States Of America).  When heard that Uno was closing up his studio and retiring from the limelight, the band grabbed a last weekend to record a couple songs (they had THREE in various shape of decomposition).  A couple days later there were 17 tracks, of which 12 were deemed PERFECT.  'Gear Summer 2013' is Everything-Is-Falling-Apart-In-Three-Minutes, and was planned to be a smash summer single ' in 2013 (amazingly, things have gotten worse).  The Buzzcocks and Rezillos concur.  'Never Had It Bad' heralds the spring with blue jays and more sad punk-pop problem-solving, Ramones-style.  And don't miss the heart-rending saga of a rock and roll band(s) (#47 in a series) 'Bleed Out'.  Pressed on "toxic" transparent green vinyl.

1. November 2. Never Had It Bad 3. Gear Summer 2013 4. Becky Doll 5. Black Boots 6. Alien Overlord  7. Alone In A Bus 8. Young Mod's Last Ride 9. She's By Request  10. Fugitive Arise 11. Astondale 12. Bleed Out

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Frank Zappa

You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore (Sampler) [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $36.98 Buy

RSD First - Oct


In 1988, Frank Zappa released the first installment of You Can’t Do That On Stage Anymore, a 6 volume series (12 discs total) consisting of hand picked live performances from his legendary Vault. The series was intended for CD, a relatively new medium at the time. Since vinyl & cassette were still considered the main formats, FZ created this sampler to promote the project & provide motivation to embrace the CD series. The material for the sampler was culled from tracks ranging from 1969 to 1984. The original ‘88 vinyl was mastered by Bernie Grundman. This 2020 collector’s edition is again mastered by Bernie from the original 1630 Digital Master & pressed on 180gram individual red & yellow transparent vinyl by Pallas in Germany.

LP1 / SIDE A – 1. Plastic People, 2. The Torture Never Stops
LP1 / SIDE B – 1. Montana (Whipping-floss), 2. The Evil Prince, 3. You Call That Music?
LP2 / SIDE A – 1. Sharleena, 2. Nanook Rubs It
LP2 / SIDE B – 1. The Florida Airport Tape, 2. Once Upon A Time, 3. King Kong, 4. Dickie's Such An Asshole, 5. Cosmic Debris



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Chromeo

Needy Girl [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

RSD First - Oct


The first vinyl release for their massive 2003 single. 

SIDE A
1. Needy Girl (Zdar Dub) 2. Needy Girl (Paper Faces Remix) 3. Needy Girl (Album Version)

SIDE B
1. Needy Girl (Lifelike Remix) 2. Needy Girl (Bloc Party Remix) 3. Needy Girl (Instrumental)

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Songhoy Blues

Optimisme [LP]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

MP3 Album: $9.99 Download

Acclaimed Malian rock band Songhoy Blues are back with their most important album to date, Optimisme (French for optimism) coming out October 23rd on Fat Possum Records. 

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Melvins

Ozma

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

MP3 Album: $9.99 Download

Available again with updated artwork and a new gatefold sleeve!Ozma was recorded soon after Melvins made the move from Washington to San Francisco, and was their first release to include the diminutive yet mighty Lorax (Lori Temple Black) on bass. In fact, the first sound one hears at the album's opening is Lori standing on her tiptoes to switch on her amp, thereby warning the listener of the onslaught to come. Distorted, down-tuned doom riffs start, stop, lurch sideways with no warning, and seem to end before they start. Buzz Osborne adds extraneous guitar static and vocal squeals. Drummer Dale Crover plays as if he's inside a barrel going over Niagara Falls; the long, slow fall allows the space between beats to grow and grow until he crashes into the water with the vessel blasting apart in an explosion of drum rolls. The classic Melvins heavy grind is set up and broken up by assorted odd sidetracks: "Revulsion / We Reach" flows forward slower and slower until it eventually melts into a gooey feedback drone. "Raise a Paw" is a superball paddled against one's head by a grinning village idiot. "Love Thing" enlists in the Kiss Army before getting dishonorably discharged.
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Faith

Subject To Change/First Demo

Vinyl: $17.98 Buy

The fall of 1981 found the Washington, DC punk scene in one of the first of many fallow periods when a number of active bands broke up at the same time. SOA, Minor Threat, Red C and the Untouchables had all split, and a number of the musicians reorganized. Mike Hampton and Ivor Hansen from SOA formed a new band with Alec MacKaye of the Untouchables singing and another Wilson High School kid, Chris Bald, on bass. They called themselves the Faith and played their first show at H.B. Woodlawn High School in November '81. At the end of 1982, Eddie Janney (also a former member of the Untouchables) joined Faith as a second guitarist and six months later they recorded the Subject to Change 12-inch EP. Though clocking in at less than 14 minutes, this record was hugely important, not only to the people in DC but to others around the country and the world that were interested in the music emerging from the nation's capitol. On Subject to Change, Faith introduced a layered, melodic approach that would blossom fully in later Faith-related bands like Rites of Spring and Embrace. Unfortunately, by the time anybody heard Subject to Change, the band was no more. Interpersonal strife proved too much and they played their last show in August 1983. The record was released posthumously four months later. While Minor Threat is often held up as the preeminent DC band of the early years, for many of the locals it was the Faith with whom they felt the strongest connection. For this reissued edition of Subject to Change, Dischord has expanded the release from it's original EP format into a full-length with the addition of eleven tracks from the band's first demo recorded in 1981 at Inner Ear Studios.
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Corey Taylor

CMFT [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Translucent Tan LP]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

MP3 Album: $7.99 Download

Translucent tan color vinyl.
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Canned Heat

Record Store Day Party With Canned Heat [RSD Drops Sep 2020]

Vinyl: $26.98 Buy

RSD First - Sep


This RSD 2020 release brings together rare tracks, some unreleased, spanning 50+ years of the Canned Heat archives, on translucent blue vinyl with liner notes from Fito de la Parra.

Side A: 1. “Looking For A Party” 2. “Reefer Blues” 3. “Drunk” 4. “Harry's Open Pit & Barbeque” 5. “Bullfrog Blues”

Side B: 1. “Boogie Music” 2. “I Hear You Knocking” 3. “Saturday Night Fish Fry” 4. “No Mo Do Yakamo” 5. “House of Blue Lights” 6. “Sloppy Drunk”

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Chris Smither

More From The Levee [RSD Drops Sep 2020]

Vinyl: $20.98 Buy

In 2013, Chris Smither returned to his hometown of New Orleans to record a retrospective of his five-decade career with an all-star band including the legendary Allen Toussaint. The sessions were especially productive, resulting in the double CD release Still On The Levee in 2014. There were more than a dozen songs that couldn't fit on the original release, and they are collected here on More From The Levee. This is Chris Smither's first vinyl release since the ‘70s.

Side A: 1. Lonely Time 2. Confirmation 3. Drive You Home Again 4. I Am The Ride 5. What I Do
Side B: 1. Let It Go 2. Hey Hey Hey 3. Caveman 4. Old Man Down 5. Father's Day

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Squirrel Nut Zippers

The Inevitable [RSD Drops Sep 2020]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

RSD First - Sep


The members of the band mostly just call it jazz, or "hot music," or, when they're feeling naughty, "race music" -- a term that dates back to the1920s and '30s, when major record labels released jump blues and hot jazz singles under special subsidiary imprints with names like Okeh and Sepiatone. It's music that doesn't really have a name anymore, yet everyone recognizes it and loves it. This wasn't the album that made the Squirrel Nut Zippers a household name (that honor goes to Hot, the follow-up), but it sure could have if given the chance. An instrumental with the pitch-perfect title of "Lugubrious Whing Whang," cover versions of "You're Drivin' Me Crazy" and "I've Found a New Baby," originals like "Lover's Lane," and the absolutely hair-raising "La Grippe" -- these are not just labors of love by dewy-eyed nostalgists. The SNZs have taken this music and appropriated it entirely, without a trace of irony or condescension. The result is magnificent.

First ever vinyl release for the album.

1. Lovers Lane 2. Danny Diamond 3. I've Found A New Baby 4. Anything But Love 5. Good Enough For Granddad 6. Wished For You 7. La Grippe 8. Lugubrious Whing Whang 9. Club Limbo 10. Wash Jones 11. You're Drivin' Me Crazy 12. Plenty More

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Lee Fields

Let's Get A Groove On [RSD Drops Sep 2020]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive - Sep


Freshly unleashed from the vaults of Desco Records and remastered for the first time since its 1998 release, it is an honor to announce the re-release of one of the finest and most satisfying needle drops of the last 40 years. An album that needs no introduction, yet one is required...we're talking raw soul and heavy, heavy funk sung with aplomb by one of the best in the biz...Ladies and Gentlemen...Presenting! the Lee Fields' classic, Let's Get a Groove. And groove you shall, for this is supernova of soulful superiority. This album will feature an exclusive green splatter vinyl, and has been out-of-print for over a decade.

SIDE A: 1. Intro By Mr Fields 2. Let's Get A Groove On 3. Watch That Man 4. Hey Sallie Mae (Get Off My Feet) 5. Let A Man Do 6. What He Wanna Do 7. All By Myself SIDE B: 1. Put It On Me 2. Take It Or Leave It 3. Steam Train 4. I'm A Millionaire 5. Bad, Bad, Bad

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Jay Bennett & Edward Burch

The Palace at 4 AM [RSD Drops Sep 2020]

Vinyl: $34.98 Buy

RSD First - Sep


The Palace at 3AM is the first (and only) collaboration between the late Jay Bennett and his songwriting partner, Edward Burch.  After fronting Minneapolis legends Titanic Love Affair from 1994-2001 Bennett was a key member of the band Wilco, often co-writing songs on the band's early releases with Jeff Tweedy.  The power struggle was well documented in the Wilco documentary I Am Trying To Break Your Heart in which Bennett was fired as the cameras rolled.  The band was working on Yankee Hotel Foxtrot at the time.  Bennett immediately teamed up with Burch and The Palace at 4am was released on the same street date in 2002 as Yankee Hotel Foxtrot.  Hardcore Wilco fans loved the release and immediately started making comparisons on who was the real 'genius' of Wilco, Bennett or Tweedy. Bennett passed away suddenly in 2009 and with the blessings of his family, ten years after his death Schoolkids Records has teamed up with Edward Burch to release The Palace at 4am for the first time ever on vinyl for RSD 2020.  The album also includes the track "My Darlin'" which was also on Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, re-recorded by Bennett for this release. Limited edition cloudy clear vinyl, 2xLP gatefold. Download card included

1. Puzzle Heart 2. Talk to Me 3. Whispers or Screams 4. Shakin' Sugar 5. C.T.M. 6. Drinking on Your Dime 7. My Darlin' 8. No Church Tonite 9. Fireworks 10. Forgiven 11. Like a Photograph 12. Venus Stopped the Train 130 California 14. Little White Cottage 15. It Hurts

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Zap Mama

Adventures In Afropea [RSD Drops Sep 2020]

Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive - Sep


Founder Marie Daulne's mixed cultural roots--Walloon and Bantu (Belgian and Pygmee)--were the stimulus for her musical creation. After studying with the Bantu and in Europe, she organized Zap Mama as an instrument to meld a synthesis of these previously separate traditions. She instantly stood the vocal world on its head by mixing multiple musical styles, performing them with a group of women who created such rhythmic wonder that everyone sat up and took notice. This, their first release, has many tunes with Pygmee yodel and chant, a 16th century Spanish song, a Cuban song, and elements of Syrian songs. It was the first World Music 'hit' selling over 200,000 copies in the US alone. Available for the first time on vinyl. And on magenta splatter color vinyl too!

1. Mupepe 2. Bottom 3. Brrlak! 4. Abadou 5. Take Me Coco 6. Plekete 7. Mizike 8. Babanzele 9. Din Din 10. I Ne Suhe 11. Guzophela 12. Nabombeli Yo 13. Marie-Josee 14. Ndje Mukanie 15. Son Cubano

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Germs

Cat's Clause

Vinyl: $26.98 Buy

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Bob Dylan

Times They Are A-Changin'

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

MP3 Album: $8.99 Download

Features the original "11 Outlined Epitaphs" insert. This LP is the MONO version. The Times They Are a-Changin' is the third studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released on January 13, 1964 by Columbia Records. Produced by Tom Wilson, it is the singer-songwriter's first collection to feature only original compositions. The album consists mostly of stark, sparsely arranged ballads concerning issues such as racism, poverty, and social change. The title track is one of Dylan's most famous; many feel that it captures the spirit of social and political upheaval that characterized the 1960s. Some critics and fans were not quite as taken with the album as a whole, relative to his previous work, for its lack of humor or musical diversity. Still, The Times They Are a-Changin' peaked at #20 on the US chart, eventually going gold, and belatedly reaching #4 in the UK in 1965.
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The Explorers Club

To Sing And Be Born Again [LP]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

Exquisite set of cover songs by Nashville-based Sunshine Pop band, “The Explorers Club”. Ten-song-set is chock full of hits, misses and other delights from the 1960s. Album features guest vocals by former Barenaked Ladies front man Steven Page, and Drive-By Truckers member, Jay Gonzalez. Three previous albums: “Freedom Wind” (2008), “Grand Hotel” (2012) and “Together” (2016) and of course their “self-titled” album (2020) which is being released around the same time as “To Sing And Be Born Again”. Brainchild of Charleston, SC native Jason Brewer, the only constant “member” of The Explorers Club over the band’s lifespan Brewer re-unites with Freedom Wind and Grand Hotel producer, Matt Goldman (Copeland, Underoath, Smalltown Poets, etc). New contributors to this set include Shane Tutmarc (Dolour, Sean Nelson,) Page and Gonzalez, as well as vocals from former Explorers Club member Wally Reddington and past contributor Brian Langan Brewer, Tutmarc, and Goldman recorded most of

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Nina Simone

Strange Fruit [180 Gram] (Spa)

Vinyl: $17.99 Buy

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Pink Floyd

Arnold Layne Live 2007 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $11.98 Buy

RSD 'First' Aug


To celebrate Record Store Day 2020 Pink Floyd release a live recording of the band’s first single, original singer and songwriter Syd Barrett’s best-known song, “Arnold Layne”.  The limited-edition, one-sided Record Store Day 7” represents the last live performance of the song by Pink Floyd with David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright, all together in 2007. This special performance of “Arnold Layne” took place at the Syd Barrett Tribute Concert at The Barbican on 10 May 2007, with Pink Floyd members augmented by Jon Carin on keyboards and vocals, and Andy Bell from Oasis on bass guitar. After a star-studded line-up throughout the evening, Pink Floyd took to the stage for an incredibly emotional finale.  The B-side features an etching that echoes the sleeve and the song’s lyrics.

A: “Arnold Layne (recorded live at the Barbican Centre, London at the Syd Barrett Tribute Concert, 10th May 2007)”
B: Exclusive new etching

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Sock-Tight

Sock-Tight [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Aug


Bass legend Mike Watt has a resume that is hard to top, with credits including the Minutemen, fIREHOSE, and the Stooges, among many others. Raymond Pettibon is an award-winning visual artist and one of the most prominent cover artists around. Together they are Sock-Tight, a band from the past for the future. Two friends with different working and communication patterns, united in the belief that culture and art are meant to be a social act and in the hands of all people. Sock-Tight's first full length album is due out for Record Store Day 2020. The jacket, which features artwork from Raymon Pettibon, is reason enough to pick up a copy.

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Spoon

All The Weird Kids Up Front (Más Rolas Chidas) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

RSD 'First' Aug


All the Weird Kids Up Front (Más Rolas Chidas) is a fan-selected companion piece to Everything Hits At Once: The Best of Spoon. With a tracklist submitted by and voted on by fans, it features deep cuts from the Austin, TX band's 25-year history.


1. The Fitted Shirt 2. Don't Make Me a Target 3. The Beast and Dragon, Adored 4. Is Love Forever? 5. I Summon You 6. Out Go the Lights 7. Who Makes Your Money 8. The Ghost of You Lingers 9. Paper Tiger 10. WhisperI'lllistentohearit 11. Tear It Down 12. New York Kiss

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Throwing Muses

Purgatory / Paradise [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $23.98 Buy

RSD 'First' Aug


Throwing Muses released their long awaited Purgatory/Paradise in 2013, ten years after their previous studio album - a 32 track opus of tangible bliss. Initially devised as both an album and as a book, with writing by Hersh and art by Narcizo, this vinyl reissue features all 32 tracks from the alt-rock heroes.

SIDE A: 1. Smoky Hands 1 2. Morning Birds 1 3. Sleepwalking 2 4. Sunray Venus 5. Cherry Candy 1 6. Film 7. Opiates 8. Cherry Candy 2
SIDE B: 1.Freesia 2. Curtains 3. Triangle Quantico 4. Morning Birds 5. Lazy Eye 6. Blurry 7. Folding Fire 8. Slippershell
SIDE C: 1.Bluff 2. Blurry 3. Terra Nova 4. Walking Talking 5. Milan 6. Curtains 7. Folding Fire 8. Static
SIDE D: 1. Clark's Nutcracker 2. Dripping Trees 3. Sleepwalking 4. Smoky Hands 5. Speedbath 6. Quick 7. Dripping Trees 8. Glass Cats

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Ben Lee

Grandpaw Would [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $24.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug


Grandpaw Would is the first solo album by Australian indie pop artist Ben Lee, released in 1995 in the US on the Beastie Boys label, Grand Royal. Twenty-five years later, New West is proud to reissue this record in a deluxe package featuring a second disc of six unreleased songs as well as two cover songs and material from Ben's 1995 EP Away With The Pixies and his 1995 7" single,  “Pop Queen”. Limited pressing on birthday cake vinyl.

Side A Pop Queen ~ How Can That Be? ~ Sprawl * I'm With The Star ~ Don't Leave ~ Away With The Pixies ~ Bolt ~ Side View * Pathetic *

Side B Song 4 You ~ Trying To Sneeze * The Loft * Frigid ~ Stumbling Block * Ductile ~ Love Song ~ Green Hearts ~ My Guitar ~

Grandpaw Would was Produced and Mixed by Brad Wood and Casey Rice
~ Recorded and mixed by Brad Wood at Idful Music Corp., Chicago, Illinois
* Recorded and Mixed by Casey Rice at Steve Pavlovic’s Apartment, Sydney, Australia


Side C 1. Blind + Stale (Home Demo) + 2. Bolt (Home Demo) + 3. Here (Home Demo) + 4. Pop Queen (Home Demo) + 5. Song 4 You (Home Demo) + 6. Tugboat (Home Demo) + 7. Beat Them (Grandpaw Would Outtake) + 8. Stumbling Block (No Drums - Grandpaw Would Alt Version) +


Side D 9. Ductile * 10. Red Slurpee * 11. Shirtless * 12. Gidget Goes To Rome * 13. Happy Hand * 14. My Turntable * 15. Nature's Mosquito * 16. Be A Kid * 17. The Waiting Game ** 18. Get Your Sleep **


Tracks 1-6 Recorded by Ben Lee at Home

Tracks 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 Recorded on Ben’s 4-Track In His Room

Track 10 Recorded on Ben’s 4-Track with Josh Ratner

Track 16 Recorded on Ben’s 4-Track with Timothy Reuben, my nephew

Tracks 7, 8, 17, 18 Produced and Mixed by Casey Rice

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Lothar and the Hand People

Machines: Amherst 1969 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $23.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug


Recently unearthed final performance of the iconic theremin rock pioneers Lothar & The Hand People! Unique unissued takes form a virtual greatest hits from a band with zero digital footprint! While technically live recordings, these takes rival the studio cuts and even include some completely unheard compositions that will finally reach the ears of the Hand fans. Who knew they could make a take on Machines with more horsepower than any version you've heard!

1. Machines 2. Comic Strip 3. What Grows On Your Head 4. This Is It 5. Torture 6. Midnight Ranger 7. It Comes On Anyhow 8. Ha (Ho) 9. Today Is Only Yesterday's Tomorrow 10. Sdrawkcab

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Dio

Annica [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $18.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug


A 12” Dio picture disc for Record Store Day based around his Magica album. The A-side leads with rare track “Annica” from the Magica sessions and includes live and studio versions of “Lord Of The Last Day”. Side B is the 18 minute epic Dio spoken word piece “Magica Story”. 

Side A
1. Annica 2. Lord of the Last Day (2019 Remaster) 3. Lord of the Last Day (Live on Magica Tour;2019 - Remaster)

Side B
1. Magica Story - Studio Spoken Word (2019 Remaster)

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Fight

Small Deadly Space [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $25.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug


First-ever vinyl issue (outside of an impossible-to-find Brazilian release) of the second (1995) album from the band led by Judas Priest's Rob Halford. Red & black marble vinyl pressing limited to 1500 copies, new gatefold packaging!

I Am Alive; Mouthpiece; Legacy of Hate; Blowout in the Radio Room; Never Again; Small Deadly Space; Gretna Greene; Beneath the Violence; Human Crate; In a World of My Own Making; Psycho Suicide

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Kelly Finnigan

Tales People Tell (Instrumentals) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug


Kelly Finnigan’s debut solo album for Colemine Records represents the culmination of his 15 years of experience - in the studio as a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, engineer, producer - and touring the US and Europe as a singer, musician, and band-leader. The content reflects his dedication to expression through the rich American music traditions of soul, gospel, doo-wop, and R&B. The subject is love. Its ecstasies and heartaches. Love sought, found, betrayed, lost, and rediscovered. The result is a marvelous collection of songs and performances that run the gamut from whispering tenderness to roaring appeals; from lean and mean to lush and lovely. And always…always, manifestly honest, and undeniably soulful. With Finnigan guiding these songs from their conception all the way to the record pressing plant, the new release provides the singular voice missing from soul music: a visionary that writes, records, performs and produces his own material.

Colemine Records is proud to present the instrumental version of The Tales People Tell, showcasing Kelly's superior production and arrangement talents.

1. “I Don't Wanna Wait” 2. “I'll Never Love Again” 3. “Smoking & Drinking” 4. “Every Time It Rains” 5. “Catch Me I'm Falling” 6. “Since I Don't Have You Anymore” 7. “Impressions Of You”
8. “I Called You Back Baby” 9. “Freedom” 10. “Can't Let Him Down”

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Gary Clark Jr.

Pearl Cadillac (Feat. Andra Day) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $12.98 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug


Exclusive RSD 10” single from the multiple GRAMMY© Award winning artist Gary Clark Jr. Originally released on his acclaimed 2019 album “This Land”, this limited edition release includes two remixes of the track “Pearl Cadillac” featuring Andra Day, and is pressed on pearl colored vinyl.

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Bad Brains

Live CBGB 1982 [Limited Edition] [Colored Vinyl]

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

This vinyl only release contains audio selections from the DVD release, LIVE CBGB 1982. Sure it sounds confusing, but the material on the CD and LP, while culled from the same series of live shows around Christmas 1982 at CBGBs, is completely different. Besides, who can have enough live stuff from the world's best hardcore band at the peak of their prowess? Includes blazingly awesome live versions of "FVK," "How Low Can a Punk Get," and more.
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Albert Ayler

In Greenwich Village

Vinyl: $19.98 Buy

Limited vinyl LP repressing of this 1967 album. Albert Ayler In Greenwich Village is Ayler's first Impulse set. There are two selections apiece from a pair of live appearances with Ayler having a rare outing on alto on the emotional "For John Coltrane" and the more violent "Change Has Come" while backed by cellist Joel Friedman, both Alan Silva and Bill Folwell on basses and drummer Beaver Harris. The other set features trumpeter Donald Ayler, violinist Michel Sampson, Folwell and Henry Grimes on basses and Harris. Unusually, Ayler plays alto rather than his usual tenor on the opening track, a tribute to Coltrane, who was present when the two tracks on side two of the album were recorded. The two versions of Ayler's band heard on the record both feature two bass players, which "sharpens the sound considerably, producing a rock-solid foundation for Ayler's raw witness".
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Melvins

Hold It In [Vinyl]

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Joining Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover for the 12-song outing are Butthole Surfers' guitar player Paul Leary and bass player JD Pinkus. 120g black vinyl includes download card (download card will contain all 12 tracks) The Melvins return with Hold It In, their first studio album as a quartet since 2010's The Bride Screams Murder, on Oct. 14. Joining Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover for the 12-song outing are Butthole Surfers' guitar player Paul Leary and bass player JD Pinkus. Hold It In was recorded in both Los Angeles and Austin earlier this year.
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The Pretty Things

Greatest Hits [2LP]

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PJ Harvey

Rid Of Me [LP]

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Reissue on vinyl of the first PJ Harvey studio album in the Island Records catalogue, and her second studio album.  Produced by Steve Albini and originally released in May 1993, Rid Of Me features the singles ‘50ft Queenie’ and ‘Man-Size’.  The album charted at number 3 in the UK.  Reissue is faithful to the original recording and package, cutting by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering under the guidance of Steve Albini.

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PJ Harvey

4-Track Demos [LP]

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Vinyl reissue of 1993 collection of demos written and recorded at Polly Harvey's home in 1991-1992. It includes eight demos of songs from the album, Rid of Me, released earlier in that year along with six demos of additional songs. Reissue is faithful to the original package, with vinyl cutting by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the guidance of longtime PJ Harvey collaborator John Parish.

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Deadbolt

Tijuana Hit Squad

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Vinyl LP pressing. For almost 30 years, Deadbolt has been a working, touring band. Their most iconic '90's studio records were never put on vinyl. Pig Baby has taken on the task of beautifully remastering their back catalog. First up is their 1997 iconic record Tijuana Hit Squad featuring the underground legendary songs "The Last Time I Saw Cole" and "Goin To Wichita". The record comes with liner notes written by Harley A Davidson himself and was remastered by wiz Dave Gardner at Infrasonic mastering (Hot Snakes, Black Lips, and Weezer). Look for more Deadbolt remastered reissues from Pig Baby Records in the upcoming future.
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Deadbolt

Tiki Man

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Melvins

Bullhead

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Available again with updated artwork and a new gatefold sleeve! Melvins' follow-up to 1989's Ozma was 1991's groundbreaking Bullhead. The songs are longer, the mood is calmer, yet more menacing. "Boris" (which gave the Japanese group their name) is a long, slow, low death march of addiction and self-abuse. "Zodiac" is a frantic punk rock machine gun blasting away at Buzz's demons (both inner and outer). "Cow" is a happy baboon bashing away at the best drum solo of his life. "It's Shoved" is a groovy beat for the cast of Shindig to bop along to, until their carefree performances of The Pony, The Mashed Potato, and The Watusi are horribly interrupted by the soundstage tilting up and sliding them all into a mangled heap of screaming dancers, broken cameras and flaming electronic equipment at the bottom.
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The Allman Betts Band

Down To The River

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Limited double clear vinyl LP pressing. 2019 debut album. Led by Devon Allman, son of founding Allman Brothers Band keyboardist and singer, Gregg Allman, and Duane Betts, son of founding Allman Brothers Band guitarist and singer, Dickey Betts, the album was recorded at the famed Muscle Shoals Sound Studios with producer Matt Ross-Spang (Jason Isbell, Margo Price, John Prine and Elvis Presley).The beginning of the partnership between Devon Allman and Duane Betts goes back to the Gregg Allman tribute show at the Fillmore in San Francisco. It was time, in that historic venue, to pass the spirit to the next generation. It was time to take all the lessons of the past, all their collective experiences, and make something new.
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Slayer

Divine Intervention [Vinyl]

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Vinyl reissue of Slayer's 1994 album, DIVINE INTERVENTION
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Lou Reed

Coney Island Baby [Remastered LP]

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Vinyl LP pressing. Digitally remastered edition of this 1975 release. Coney Island Baby is a 1976 album by Lou Reed, released in January by RCA Records. It is also the title of a song on that album. Many of the album's songs were inspired by Reed's girlfriend and muse at the time, Rachel. According to Aidan Levy, Coney Island Baby was "as much a love letter to Rachel as it was to the nostalgic Coney Island of the mind." The album's title track directly references Rachel with the line: "I'd like to send this one out to Lou and Rachel, and all the kids at P.S. one ninety-two." It was originally presented as a poem entitled "The Coach and Glory of Love" in The Harvard Advocate: Journal of Fiction and Poetry in 1971. The album includes the song "She's My Best Friend", a version of which was originally recorded by Reed's band the Velvet Underground in 1969, and eventually released on the 1985 compilation album VU.
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2pac

2pacalypse Now [Vinyl]

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Double 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing. 2Pacalypse Now is the 1991 debut studio album by 2Pac. The album is 2Pac's commentary on contemporary social issues facing American society such as racism, police brutality, poverty, black on black crime, and teenage pregnancy. It featured three singles; "Brenda's Got a Baby", "Trapped", and "If My Homie Calls". The album was initially released on T.N.T. Recordings and Interscope Records, which at the time was distributed through Eastwest Records America and Atlantic Records. Following Shakur's death, Amaru Entertainment (established by his mother Afeni Shakur) obtained the rights to this album. The album generated significant controversy stemming from then-U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle's public criticism after Ronald Ray Howard murdered a Texas state trooper and his defense attorney claimed he was influenced by 2Pacalypse Now and it's strong theme of police brutality. Quayle made the statement, "There's no reason for a record like this to be released. It has no place in our society."
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PJ Harvey

Dry – Demos [LP]

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Demos of PJ Harvey’s seminal 1992 debut album. LP pressed on 180-gram vinyl. Full color outer sleeve, with printed inner sleeves. Includes three previously unreleased photos.

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Vol. 10-Pebbles

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Fela Kuti

Army Arrangement

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Knitting Factory Records reissues Fela Kuti's Army Arrangement on vinyl LP, previously only available as part of the Box Set series. Army Arrangement is about Nigeria's attempt at 'democracy' in 1979 after more than a decade of military rule. The audio has been restored and remastered from Fela's original Nigerian recordings. The artwork has been meticulously recreated from original album artwork.
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Pebbles

Pebbles, Vol. 3

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Pebbles

Pebbles, Vol. 2

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Explosions In The Sky

Explosions in the Sky 'How Strange, Innocence (Anniversary Edition)'

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Double vinyl LP pressing. The members of Explosions in the Sky played their first show, at the University of Texas' student radio station, on July 4, 1999, under the short-lived moniker, Breaker Morant. A year later, they recorded their first album, How Strange, Innocence, over the course of two days, and made 300 CD-R copies to sell at shows and give to friends in their hometown of Austin, TX. Now, in honor of the band's 20th anniversary, we are delighted to bring this treasured document of Explosions in the Sky's humble beginnings back into the world. How Strange, Innocence - Anniversary Edition has been beautifully remastered by Heba Kadry - with vinyl lacquers cut by Bob Weston - and packaged in an incredible full-color, heavyweight triple-gatefold jacket with matte varnish, heavyweight full-color insert, and custom vinyl etching containing the charming story of How Strange, Innocence in the band's own words. This is the definitive sound, look, and feel of the album that started one of the most inspiring and unique careers in modern underground music.
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The Texas Gentlemen

Floor It!!! [2LP+Board Game]

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Pop on Floor It!!!, the new and second full-length effort from the Texas Gentlemen, and prepare your eardrums to be hit with everything from woozy, brass-fueled Dixieland-style jazz (“Veal Cutlass”), to slinky, chicken-scratch country funk (“Bare Maximum”) to lushly orchestrated pop-soul balladry (“Ain’t Nothin’ New”)—and that’s all in just the first 10 minutes of play time.

While the Gentlemen’s sound is clearly steeped in the classic roots, rock and pop music of the ‘60s and ‘70s, there’s a dreamy (the lilting “Sing Me to Sleep”), spacey (“Skyway Streetcar”) and occasionally progressive (“Dark at the End of the Tunnel”) element to what they do that seems to detach the music from belonging to any particular place and time. Add in elements of funk, soul, country, r&b, southern rock, gospel and essentially any other style that catches their musically omnivorous ears; an expansive and detailed approach to arrangement that sees the songs adorned with all manner of horns, strings and heavenly background vocals (“Hard Road”) and you have a collection of tunes that is more than just a mere album. Rather, Floor It!!! is a rich and righteous ride.

 

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Fela Kuti

No Agreement

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Knitting Factory Records reissues Fela Kuti's No Agreement on vinyl LP, previously only available as part of the Box Set series. No Agreement is sometimes overlooked among Fela's 1977 releases, eclipsed by albums such as J.J.D. (Johnny Just Drop) and Sorrow Tears and Blood, yet it is among his best records of the period. It features an outstanding Afrika 70 instrumental, "Dog Eat Dog" with a solo by the American trumpeter, Lester Bowie, of the Art Ensemble of Chicago, who was then staying with Fela in Lagos. The audio has been restored and remastered from Fela's original Nigerian recordings. The artwork has been meticulously recreated from original album artwork.
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Grayson Capps

South Front Street [2LP]

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Double vinyl LP pressing. 2020 release. Grayson Capps' South Front Street is a 16-song retrospective of the acclaimed South Alabama singer-songwriter's career, compiled by his wife and longtime musical foil, Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer, Trina Shoemaker. More than just a standard Best Of compilation presenting Grayson Capps most popular work, Shoemaker selected songs that have personal significance in their journey together. She titles the collection South Front Street, named after the street where Capps lived in an abandoned shotgun house amid an assortment of outsiders and ne'er-do-wells that he credits as the inspiration for finding his voice as a songwriter. Taking it one step further, Shoemaker revisited each of the original recordings, remixing many of the songs from scratch, essentially presenting them here anew. Some of Capps best known work will be heard for the first time in their studio incarnations by many of even Capps most devout fans.

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Grayson Capps

South Front Street

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2020 release. Grayson Capps' South Front Street is a 16-song retrospective of the acclaimed South Alabama singer-songwriter's career, compiled by his wife and longtime musical foil, Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer, Trina Shoemaker. More than just a standard Best Of compilation presenting Grayson Capps most popular work, Shoemaker selected songs that have personal significance in their journey together. She titles the collection South Front Street, named after the street where Capps lived in an abandoned shotgun house amid an assortment of outsiders and ne'er-do-wells that he credits as the inspiration for finding his voice as a songwriter. Taking it one step further, Shoemaker revisited each of the original recordings, remixing many of the songs from scratch, essentially presenting them here anew. Some of Capps best known work will be heard for the first time in their studio incarnations by many of even Capps most devout fans.

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Bob Dylan

Rough And Rowdy Ways [2LP]

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‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’ is Bob Dylan’s first album of original material in 8 years and his first since becoming the only songwriter to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, in 2016. Its 10 tracks include the three new songs released this spring: the album’s lead-off track, “I Contain Multitudes,” the nearly 17-minute epic “Murder Most Foul” and “False Prophet.”

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Bl'ast

Take The Manic Ride

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Blast

It's in My Blood

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Frank Zappa

Cruising With Ruben & The Jets [LP]

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'Is this the Mothers Of Invention recording under a different name in a last ditch attempt to get their cruddy music on the radio?' Cruising With Ruben & The Jets, FZ's homage to Doo-Wop and classic R&B, is re-issued with the original 1968 mix on 180g vinyl from the master analog tape.
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The Pretty Things

S.F. Sorrow

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Pharoah Sanders

Oh Lord, Let Me Do No Wrong

Vinyl: $18.98 Buy

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e Mighty Caesars

John Lennon's Corpse Revisited

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e Mighty Caesars

Thusly: English Punk-Rock Explosion

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Lyres

Some Lyres

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Vinyl LP pressing. 1994 release. Lyres are a Boston-area garage rock band led by Jeff Conolly, founded in 1979 following the breakup of DMZ.
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Government Issue

Joyride

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Vinyl LP pressing. Digitally remastered edition of this 1984 Punk masterpiece. Produced by Tom Lyle and Brian Baker, this is Government Issue in their prime. For the album cover, the much rarer European sleeve has been used. Collectors and music fans rejoice!
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Back From The Grave

Back From The Grave, Vol. 2

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Limited vinyl LP pressing in luscious deluxe gatefold sleeve. Crypt Records' second offering in their Back from the Grave series features cuts by Lyrics, Canadian Rogues, Unrelated Segments, Outsiders, Mods, Hatfield's, Reasons Why, Ralph Nielsen & the Chancellors, Novas, Mystics, the Children of Darkness, and others.
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The Residents

Eskimo

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The Residents had passed their own punk stage in 1976 with the release of "Satisfaction" and were feeling that 1979 disco, while using the studio in new ways, did not actually offer much in the way of depth. So they decided it was a good time to make the jump into world music, since by their own calculations it was not to become popular for several more years. They scanned the map for a proper culture to exploit. Immediately they realized the North Pole had been overlooked because it is made of ice and therefore not on a world map.
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Frank Zappa

Burnt Weeny Sandwich [LP]

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Burnt Weeny Sandwich receives a 180-gram audiophile repressing on black vinyl via Zappa Records/UMe. Supervised by the ZFT, the record was specially mastered for this release by Bernie Grundman with all analog production and cut directly from the 1970 ¼: stereo safety master tape in 2018. Unavailable on vinyl for more than three decades, the LP will include the original album's black and white poster, which has never been reproduced in any of the album's CD editions.

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Frank Zappa

Zoot Allures

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Vinyl LP pressing. Zoot Allures is a 1976 rock album by Frank Zappa. This was Zappa's only release on the Warner Bros. Records label. Due to a lawsuit with his former manager, Herb Cohen, Frank Zappa's recording contract was temporarily reassigned from DiscReet Records to Warner Bros. The album was originally conceptualized as a double LP, but Zappa rearranged, edited, and shortened the track listing to what was eventually released as a single album. Zappa recorded the album after completing a world tour with a band including Napoleon Murphy Brock on tenor sax and vocals, Andre Lewis on keyboards, Roy Estrada on bass and Terry Bozzio on drums. However, this band appeared only on the live track "Black Napkins" with only Bozzio retained to play on the sessions, although Lewis and Estrada contributed backing vocals.
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Canned Heat

Vintage

LP: $15.98 Buy

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Byrds

Sweetheart Of The Rodeo

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Canned Heat

Cookbook: Their Greatest

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Jimmy Smith

Root Down [LP]

Vinyl: $25.98 Buy

Root Down captures the king of the Hammond B3 organ, Jimmy Smith, playing down and dirty R&B. The album includes two versions (one previously unissued) of Smith's 'Root Down,' a song covered by the Beastie Boys in 1994. There is also a hypnotic reading of Al Green's pleading 'Let's Stay Together,' which yet again proves that Jimmy Smith is a man with a lot of soul. On 180 gram vinyl.
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Jade Hairpins

Harmony Avenue [LP]

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Jade Hairpins sneaked onto the scene in late 2018 with a mysterious 12-inch on Merge Records and a couple of poetic sentences about hiding in trees. The label remained tight-lipped while touting Dose Your Dreams, a truly epic new F***ed Up album released on the same day. Fast forward to 2020, when F***ed Up drummer Jonah Falco and songwriter/guitarist Mike Haliechuk burst out of the proverbial trees with Harmony Avenue, a collection of songs written and recorded in real time. Pop foraging with analog acoustics and electronic landscaping. The album's themes mostly focus on contradictory behavior and double entendres as well as regret and control, revelation, support, and complete absurdity. Jade Hairpins are here to challenge, confound, and sparkle their way into listeners' hearts and keep them coming back for more!

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Roman Street

Balcony of the World

CD: $15.00 Buy

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Lord Huron

Lonesome Dreams [Vinyl]

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