Monday, September 16, 2013

New Music Releases - September 17, 2013


7 Seconds - 7 Seconds (EP)
A Storm Of Light - Nations To Flames
Aisha Burns - Life in the Midwater (vinyl)
Alex Chilton - A Man Called Destruction
Alvin Lee - The Last Show
American Sharks - American Sharks
Anamanaguchi - Endless Fantasy (vinyl)
Angele David-Guillou - Kourouma (vinyl)
Arnold Dreyblatt and Megafaun - Appalachian Excitation
Arp - More (vinyl)
Ashes Of Ares - Ashes Of Ares
Bad Manners - Return of the Ugly
Band - Live at the Academy Of Music 1971 (4CD/1DVD)
Berlin - Animal
Bill Callahan - Dream River (vinyl)
Billy Currington - We Are Tonight
Blackbyrds - Walking in Rhythm: Essential Selection 1973 -1980
Blank Realm - Deja What? (reissue) (vinyl)
Blouse - Imperium (vinyl)
Bob James - Rhodes Scholar: Jazz-Funk Classics 1974-1982
Braids - Flourish / Perish (2xLP)
Bushwalking - No Enter (vinyl)
Campfire OK - When You Have Arrived
Carcass - Surgical Steel
Carol Kleyn - Return of the Silkie (vinyl)
Celestial Shore - 10x (vinyl)
Charles Murdoch - Charles Murdoch (12")
Chevonne and the Fuzz - Fire at Will (EP)
Chris Young - A.M.
Christopher Lennertz – Thanks For Sharing
Clark - Feast/Beast
Claude VonStroke - Urban Animal
Clear Souls Forces - Gold PP7s
Cloud Control - Dream Cave
College - Heritage (vinyl)
Cosmic Psychos - Cosmic Psychos + Down on the Farm
Cosmic Psychos - Go the Hack (reissue)
Crystal Stilts - Nature Noir (vinyl)
Cult of Luna - Vertikal II
Daedelus - Drown Out (vinyl)
Dangerkids - Collapse
Dave Aju and the Invisible Art Trio - Look Out Above (12")
Dead Meadow - Dead Meadow (reissue) (vinyl)
Deaf Havana - Old Souls
Dean Martin - Icon: My Kind of Christmas
Del McCoury Band - Streets of Baltimore
Delorean - Apar
DJ Koze - Kosi Comes Around (2xLP)
Doctor Zygote - Grupo Zygote (vinyl)
Dog Bite - LA EP (12")
Donato Dozzy - Plays Bee Mask (2xLP)
Drake - Nothing Was The Same
Dream Boys - Dream Boys (vinyl)
Dustin Wong - Mediation of Ecstatic Energy
Eight Bells - The Captain’s Daughter (vinyl)
El-P & Killer Mike - Run the Jewels
Elvis Costello and the Roots - Wise Up Ghost
ETHS - Soma (expanded edition)
ETHS - Tadeium Vitae
Eyes Set To Kill - Masks
Factory Floor - Factory Floor
Farewell Milwaukee - Can't Please You Can't Please Me
Felix Martin - The Scenic Album
Forest Swords - Engravings (vinyl)
Frank Sinatra - Icon Christmas
From Autumn To Ashes - The Fiction We Live (vinyl)
Garland Jeffries - Truth Serum (vinyl)
Glen Campbell - Icon Christmas
Goldfrapp - Tales of Us
Grateful Dead - Sunshine Daydream (1972 concert) (vinyl)
Grave Miasma - Odori Sepulcrorum
Grayskul - Zenith
Gregory Porter - Liquid Spirit
Grouplove - Spreading Rumours (vinyl)
Guido Mobius - Though the Darkness Gathers
GWAR - Battle Maximus
Haken - The Mountain
Handsome - Handsome (vinyl)
Holy Ghost! - Dynamics (2xLP)
I See Stars - New Demons
Immortal - Battles In The North (reissue)
Immortal - Blizzard Beast (reissue)
Isis - Celestial
Islands - Ski Mask (vinyl)
Jack Johnson -  From Here To Now To Yo
Jake Bellows - New Ocean (vinyl)
James Brown - Icon Christmas
Jefferson Airplane - After Bathing at Baxter's (reissue)
Jefferson Airplane - Bark (reissue)
Jefferson Airplane - Bless Its Pointed Head (reissue)
Jefferson Airplane - Crown of Creation (reissue)
Jefferson Airplane - Long John Silver (reissue)
Jefferson Airplane - Surrealistic Pillow (reissue)
Jefferson Airplane - Takes Off (reissue)
Jefferson Airplane - Thirty Seconds Over Winterland (reissue)
Jefferson Airplane - Volunteers (reissue)
Jessy Lanza - Pull My Hair Back
Joel RL Phelps and the Downer Trio - Gala
John Paul Keith - Memphis Circa 3AM
Johnathan Rice - Good Graces
Johnny Thunders - Hurt Me (2xLP)
Jono McCleery - Ballade (10")
Juliette Commagere - Human
Justin Moore - Off The Beaten Path
Keep Shelly in Athens - At Home (vinyl)
Kim Wilde - Close
King Midas - Scandinavia (reissue) (vinyl)
Kvartetten Som Sprangde - Kattvals (vinyl)
Lake - The World Is Real (vinyl)
Las Kellies - Total Exposure
Lawrence - Films and Windows (2xLP)
Left Lane Cruiser - Rock Them Back To Hell!
Live Skull - Bringing Home the Bait
Live Skull - Live Skull EP (reissue) (vinyl)
London Grammar - If You Wait
Lori Lieberman - Bricks Against the Glass
Magik Markers - Ice Skater / Machines (7")
Mark Lanegan - Imitations
Mark Pickerel & His Praying Hands - Tess
Mary Ocher - Eden
Maybach Music Group - Self Made, Vol. 3
Merle Haggard - Icon Christmas
Mike Doughty - Circles Super Bon Bon Sleepless...
Mind Over Mirrors - When the Rest Are Up At Four
Mission - The Brightest Light
MMG Presents - Self Made, Vol. 3
Mum - Smilewound (vinyl)
My Favorite Robot - Atomic Age
Nathan Salsburg - Hard For to Win and Can't Be Won (vinyl)
Nightmares On Wax - Feelin' Good
Over the Rhine - Meet Me at the Edge of the World (2xLP)
Peter Gabriel - Live in Athens 1987
Pinkish Black - Razed To The Ground
Placebo - Loud Like Love
Plankton Wat - Drifter's Temple
Pleasure - Glide: The Essential Selection 1975 - 1982
Potty Mouth - Hell Bent
Refused - Everlasting (vinyl)
Residual Echoes - The Middle Path (vinyl)
Ringworm - Bleed
Robbie Basho - Visions of the Country (reissue) (vinyl)
Roky Erickson - Don't Slander Me
Roky Erickson - Gremlins Have Pictures
Royal Bangs - Brass (vinyl)
Said The Whale - hawaiii
Sam Fermin - Sam Fermin
Saroos - Return (vinyl)
Satyricon - Satyricon
Saves the Day - Saves the Day
Sebadoh - Defend Yourself (vinyl)
Sidi Toure - Alafia
SISU - Blood Tears
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Fly By Wire (vinyl)
Speed the Plough - The Plough and the Stars (vinyl)
Starship - Featuring Mickey Thomas Loveless Fascination
Steve Hauschildt - S/H (2xCD)
Stray From The Path - Anonymous
Subrosa - More Constant Than the Gods
Sun Araw - On Patrol (reissue) (2xLP)
Susanna and Ensemble Neon - The Forester (vinyl)
Take Offense - United States of Mind
The Alan Parsons Project - I Robot (35th Anniversary Edition) (remastered with bonus CD)
the band in Heaven - Caught in a Summer Swell
The Bloody Beetroots - HIDE
The Darcys - Warring
The Devil Wears Prada - 8:18
The Dirtbombs - Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-Blooey! (vinyl)
The Flatliners - Dead Language
The Get Up Kids - On a Wire (reissue) (vinyl)
The Mission - The Brightest Light
The Naked and Famous - In Rolling Waves
The National Jazz Trio of Scotland - Standards Vol. II (vinyl)
The Presets - Pacifica
The Sadies - Internal Sounds
The Wrong Words - Everything Is Free
Tift Merritt - Traveling Alone: Expanded Edition
Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott - Memories and Moments
Toad The Wet Sprocket - New Constellation
Tom Odell - Long Way Down
Tommy Keene - Excitement at Your Feet (vinyl)
Tony Joe White - Hoodoo
Tori Amos - Little Earthquakes (reissue) (vinyl)
Trentemøller - Lost (2xLP)
Twin Forks - Twin Forks (EP)
Tyr - Valkyrja
Ulcerate - Vermis
Various Artists - Afrobeat Airways 2: Return Flight to Ghana 1974-1983 (2xLP)
Various Artists - Icon: Christmas With the Rat Pack
Various Artists - Icon: Motown Christmas
Various Artists - Inside Llewyn Davis OST (vinyl)
Various Artists - 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief
Various Artists - Cocoon 100
Various Artists - High Cotton: A Tribute to Alabama
Various Artists - Kill Yourself Dancing - The Story of Sunset Records 1985-88
Various Artists - MMG Presents: Self Made, Vol. 3
Wesley Stace - Wesley Stace
Why? - Golden Tickets (vinyl)
Windhand - Soma (vinyl)
Wintersun - Time I (vinyl)
Wintersun - Wintersun (vinyl)
Wolvserpent - Perigaea Antahkarana (vinyl)
Wymond Miles - Passion Plays (7")
Yip Deceiver - Medallius (vinyl)
Yoko Ono - Take Me To The Land of Hell

Vinyl Record News & Music Notes

UK Indie Record Shops: Top 10 UK Vinyl Bestsellers, First Half 2013

 1. David Bowie -The Next Day
 2. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
 3. Stereophonics - Graffiti On The Train
 4. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
 5. Courteeners - Anna
 6. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
 7. Atoms For Peace - Amok
 8. Queens Of The Stone Age - Like Clockwork
 9. Frank Turner - Tape Deck Heart
 10. National - Trouble Will Find Me


Amazon: Vinyl Record Sales Up 745% Since 2008


thoughtful and earnest attempt, but some inaccuracies:

24 Things You Should Know Before Starting A Vinyl Collection

interesting, watch out, there are lots of these out there (not from this source, but many others!)

Ex-bank worker jailed for selling bootleg Beatles albums


many wonderful memories of 45 rpm records, here, from north of our border, a writer relives his experiences:

A teenaged Burton Cummings with the Deverons' first 45 in 1965.

Those swinging singles - The 45 rpm record really got the music scene spinning


in jamaica, vinyl and the beach go hand-in-hand:

Vinyls get new lease on life


never get tired of reading about this story:

How the Rolling Stones' Iconic 'Let It Bleed' Album Art Was Made


Monterey Pop Festival Booklet Signed by Jimi Hendrix Sells For $6,500


album cover art of the day:

Album Artwork & Track Listing For "Dark Wings Of Steel" Unveiled By Rhapsody Of Fire