Jimi Hendrix's 'The Cry Of Love' & 'Rainbow Bridge' To Be Reissued On Vinyl
Experience Hendrix and Legacy Recordings To Reissue The Cry Of Love and Rainbow Bridge – Two Classic Out-Of-Print Jimi Hendrix Albums Available Sept. 16 on CD and LP
On September 16, Experience Hendrix, LLC in conjunction with Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment will reissue two critically revered Jimi Hendrix albums on CD, vinyl and digital. The Cry Of Love and Rainbow Bridge, his first and second posthumous studio releases respectively, will be reintroduced with original album art and track orders. Both albums have been remastered by Bernie Grundman from the original analog masters. The Cry Of Love was last issued on CD in 1992, while Rainbow Bridge has never before seen an official CD release. The Cry Of Love may be pre-ordered on CD and LP; Rainbow Bridge may be pre-ordered on CD and LP - at Amazon.
Originally released in 1971, The Cry Of Love was compiled and mixed by Hendrix’s longtime engineer Eddie Kramer and Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell. The bulk of these tracks were recorded between December 1969 and the summer of 1970 at Electric Lady Studios in New York, and were intended to be part of an ambitious double LP tentatively titled First Rays of the New Rising Sun.
Commercially, The Cry Of Love was a huge success, reaching #3 in the U.S. and #2 in the UK, and spawned favorites such as “Angel,” “Freedom,” and “Ezy Ryder.” While Mitch Mitchell and bassist Billy Cox comprised the rhythm section on the lion’s share of the tracks, Buddy Miles played drums on “Ezy Ryder” and Noel Redding played bass on “My Friend” (recorded in 1968, before his departure from the Jimi Hendrix Experience). The Cry Of Love also includes the participation of notable guest musicians including Steve Winwood, Chris Wood and Buzzy Linhart among others. VH1 recently declared The Cry Of Love the greatest posthumous classic rock record of all time.
Rainbow Bridge was also compiled and mixed by Eddie Kramer and Mitch Mitchell in 1971, with the help of Electric Lady Studios engineer John Jansen. Most of the tracks were recorded in 1969 and 1970, during the same sessions that spawned The Cry Of Love. Rainbow Bridge is often misconstrued as being an entirely live album, being that the film of the same name features excerpts of a live Jimi Hendrix performance in Maui. However, Hendrix had no role in the creation of the rambling, unfocused 1971 film which was directed by Chuck Wein. The film was not a Hendrix project in any way but instead an independent vision of his manager Michael Jeffery. After Hendrix’s death in September 1970, Jeffery scrapped Hendrix’s original vision of a double studio album titled First Rays Of The New Rising Sun and called for Kramer, Mitchell and Jansen to compile two posthumous albums—including one that would that would serve as a soundtrack for the Rainbow Bridge film.
Mitchell, Kramer and Jansen drew upon Hendrix’s rich trove of studio recordings that the guitarist had been developing at Electric Lady Studios. Songs such as “Dolly Dagger” and “Room Full Of Mirrors” were bright examples of Hendrix’s new creative direction. Other standouts on the album included a studio rendition of “Star Spangled Banner” as well as the majestic “Hey Baby (New Rising Sun).” The one live track on the album, an extraordinary rendition of Hendrix’s original blues composition “Hear My Train A Comin’” is taken from a performance at Berkeley Community Theatre in May of 1970, and not in the film at all. Buddy Miles and Noel Redding both appear on one track each, and the Ronettes provide backing vocals on “Earth Blues.”
Beginning in the late 1990's, the tracks on The Cry Of Love and Rainbow Bridge were reassembled into various compilations, including First Rays of the New Rising Sun, South Saturn Delta, and The JimiHendrix Experience box set. Now, fans of all ages will be able to enjoy songs such as “Straight Ahead,” “Nightbird Flying,” and “Hey Baby (New Rising Sun)” as they were experienced when they first became available 43 years ago.
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Allah-Las 'Worship the Sun' PRE-ORDER
Allah-Las' second album, Worship the Sun, expands on the sound established by their maiden effort, honing their fusion of West Coast garage rock and roll, Latin percussion and electric folk. As richly textured and timeless as a Southern California beach break, the songs are evocative of Los Angeles' storied past. Beatniks, artists, surfers, nomads. Remnants of a bygone Sunset Strip. Golden tans and cosmic sunsets. One can feel the warmth of the sun, but the band deftly avoids the kitsch so often indulged by lovers of these things.
Insound exclusive! Insound is the only place where you can get this white colored vinyl!
This album is a pre-order. We expect it to ship on or before the September 16th release date.
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Foxygen ...'And Star Power' PRE-ORDER
…And Star Power is the new double album from Foxygen, a CINEMATIC AUDITORY ADVENTURE for the speedy freaks, skull krunchers, abductees, and misfits...Made by Foxygen at Dream Star Studios in their Secret Haunted House with the UFOs flying around in the sky.
A gaggle of guest stars. Roman-numeraled musical suites. Vocals recorded on a shoddy tape machine at The Beverly Hills Hotel and Chateau Marmont. A svelte 82-minute run time of psych-ward folk, cartoon fantasia, songs that morph into each other, weaving in and out of the head like UFO radio transmission skullkrush music. ADHD star power underground revolution. Soft-rock indulgences, D&D doomrock and paranoid bathroom rompers. Process is the point. A kaleidoscoping view. Blasphemy even the gods smile one. Rock and roll for the skull...*
*From Patty Smith's 1973 CREEM review of Todd Rundgren's A Wizard, A True Star. The section concludes "Todd Rundgren is preparing us for a generation of frenzied children who will dream in animation."
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Against Me! 'Transgender Dysphoria Blues' PRE-ORDER
October is breast cancer awareness month. To support the cause ten bands will be releasing an album on pink vinyl. For every unit sold, $1 will be donated to Gilda’s Club NYC.
Against Me!'s sixth studio album is the intense follow-up to the band's previous full-length White Crosses and stands as another major benchmark for the band and its career spanning 10+ years! Extremely limited!
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Heat Leisure III & IV Available For Pre-Order Via ThrillJockey
Heat Leisure is a collective centered around the Carney brothers of Pontiak, Greg Fox and Alexandra Drewchin of Guardian Alien, Steve Strohmeier of Beach House, and Robert J. Otten III. Their music takes a freewheeling approach to psychedelia with obvious nods to Amon Düül II, Can and the Grateful Dead. For this, their second gathering and recording at the Carney’s farm in Virginia, the group recruited the legendary Merry Prankster and Dead associate Ken Babbs, who emceed the Dead’s mythical Veneta, OR gig in 1972 that became Sunshine Daydream, to contribute a shamanistic monologue to “III,” which occupies the first side of this, their first full-length vinyl release. The Carneys approached Babbs about collaborating with Heat Leisure after staying at his Oregon farm on the last Pontiak tour. Heat Leisure’s core principles are spontaneity, serendipity, and collaboration. The band employs frying amp distortion, a signature of Pontiak, as well as an array of drums, synthesizers, samplers, organs and a heavy dose of explorative improvisation by the musicians to create a highly lyrical album.
Heat Leisure was conceived as a multi-media pursuit. While this release, III & IV, is an audio record, Heat Leisure I & II was released in the form of a short film/DVD with an accompanying 7”. The Carneys have said that future incarnations could take any form from performance and paintings, to sculptures or even digital mediums. Very much like the collaborative approach of the musicians to each session, they are keeping it open. I & II was recorded outside on the Carneys’ farm in Virginia, the ensemble improvising live on camera in the field for an afternoon. The film captures the free form interplay of the guitarist and Fox’s driving drums, along with the field’s more typical residents: the farm’s horses. In contrast III & IV was recorded late at night during a three day period during the first week of 2014 in Pontiak’s Studio A, also on their farm, with Lain Carney doing most of the engineering. The session was recorded live to 1” tape, the reel old and decaying, which lead the tape to subtly speed up and slow down as the tape broke down and left residue on the tape heads. This organic effect adds to the woozy, surreal vibe of the music, and could not be replicated in a digital recording.
III & IV is released on LP-only, pressed on virgin vinyl and presented in a jacket with spot UV gloss printing on cover and free download card. This is a pre-order for October 21st street date. All orders containing III & IV will ship on or before Oct 21st.
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Pig Destroyer 'Mass & Volume' Pre-Order
Recorded during the final hours of the sessions for the ‘Phantom Limb’ lp (Decibel Magazine’s #1 record of 2007) ‘Mass & Volume’ finds Pig Destroyer’s typically break neck speed virtually come to a grinding halt. 2 epic songs of crushing doom prove that Pig Destroyer cannot only dominate all other wickedly fast grind bands, but that when Pig Destroyer does slow, they do slow better than anyone else out there. If Pig Destroyer were to completely change gears and become a full time doom band, they would be the best doom band in the world. Until then we all have ‘Mass & Volume’ to hold us over.
Super limited edition CD limited to 2000 copies. Vinyl available in multiple cool colorways!
***Includes a free digital download of the entire album***
3100 x Kelly Green Standard Gram
300 x Doublemint/Swamp Green Merge w/ White, Kelly Green and Coke Bottle Green Splatter Standard Gram *Mailorder Exclusive*
100 x Clear (do not request clear)
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Obituary - The End Complete
The band's third release marks the return of lead gutarist Allen West and it also marks an impressive leap forward in production. "The End Complete" is arguably the definitive Obituary album as well as being considered by many as the prototypical death metal album!
***Ltd to 1500 pressed on coke bottle clear vinyl***
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The Atlas Moth - The Old Believer
With their third full length album “The Old Believer”, THE ATLAS MOTH are prepared to unleash their most glorious and riveting work yet. An album that sees the band exceeding all previous efforts in a work which takes the entire THE ATLAS MOTH musical paradigm and brings it to new levels unparalleled with more advanced and focused songwriting, production, and overall execution and presentation.
Produced by guitarist/keyboardist Andrew Ragin at Chicago’s Wall To Wall Studios and mixed and mastered by Kyle Spence of HARVEY MILK in Athens Georgia, “The Old Believer” features guest appearances by GOJIRA vocalist Joe Duplantier as well as SUBROSA violinists Kim Pack and Sarah Pendleton.
The 2xLPs and gatefold jacket will be housed in an O-Card outer slip casing and will include an 8 page LP sized book.
FIRST PRESSING :
10 Test Presses
100 Fluorescent Orange
150 Red / White Split
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THE MOMS - BUY AMERICAN
Buy American is the debut full-length album from New Jersey punk trio The Moms! We are very excited to release this album on vinyl and digital formats on September 23.
Vinyl will be in hand and ship out before the release date. Digital and vinyl preorders will get the album delivered into your email inboxes the day it comes out (your choice of MP3 or FLAC).
700 - Red with Blue & White Splatter
300 - Half Red / Half Blue w/ White Splatter on Red Side
Lesser Oceans Vinyl LP Bundle
Available October 14th, reserve your copy of Fences' highly anticipated, debut album Lesser Oceans! Bundle also includes Lesser Oceans pressed onto an exclusive, salmon-colored vinyl, limited to 1000, and not available anywhere else! Vinyl also includes a download card which entitles you to a digital download of the entire album. Order today and you’ll get immediate MP3 downloads of “Arrows” (feat. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis), “Songs About Angels”, and “The Lake”. Explicit Content.
Lesser Oceans Vinyl LP
Immediate MP3 download of "Arrows (feat. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis)"
Immediate MP3 download of "Songs About Angels"
Immediate MP3 download of "The Lake"
*ONLINE EXCLUSIVE* Release Date: October 14, 2014
from our friends at MusicOnVinyl
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK - VIKINGS 2
Vikings is a Canadian-Irish historical drama television series, written and created by Michael Hirst. Filmed in Ireland, Vikings is inspired by the tales about the Viking Ragnar Lodbrok, one of the best-known mythological Norse heroes and notorious as the scourge of France and England. It portrays Ragnar as a Viking farmer who pioneers the first daring raids into England with the support of fellow warriors, his brother Rollo, and his wife, the shieldmaiden Lagertha.
At its heart, Vikings remains a family saga, following the fortunes of Ragnar, his extended family and the people he represents now that he is an earl. Ragnar's own desire to sail west, to explore new kingdoms, in alliance with King Horik, leads to a storm-tossed landing on the coast of Wessex, an important Saxon kingdom ruled by a king not unlike Ragnar. Season 2 is all about crises: of faith, of power and of relationships. Kingdoms are at stake. Lives are at stake. Love is at stake. And all under the watchful eyes of the gods.
The soundtrack for Vikings 2 features selections from the original music of the second season of the series composed by award winning Canadian composer Trevor Morris, best know for his work on scores of The Tudors, The Borgias and Immortals. Morris' score elevates the action and emotion experienced throughout the series. His music is at times dark and brooding to reflect the mystery and danger of the Viking world. Often, it's full of thunderous percussion and brass for scenes of conflict; while it's sensitive and touching to illustrate romance.
- 180 gram audiophile vinyl
- First pressing of 1000 numbered copies on silvery blue vinyl
KORN - FOLLOW THE LEADER
Follow the Leader is the third studio album by the American nu metal band Korn. Originally released in 1998, the album was produced by Steve Thompson and Toby Wright.
The Family Values Tour promoted the album, along with its five singles. Both "Got the Life" and "Freak on a Leash" charted on various charts."Freak on a Leash" was nominated for nine MTV Video Music Awards, and won for the Best Rock Video award, as well as Best Editing. The music video also won Best Short Form Music Video at the 2000 Grammy Awards.
The critically acclaimed album peaked at number one on four charts, including the Billboard 200. The album received a 5× Platinum certification in the United States. Follow the Leader has sold over 14 million copies worldwide, making it Korn's most successful album. It's often credited with bringing nu metal to the mainstream.
The Music On Vinyl reissue is pressed on 180 gram audiophile vinyl, with the first 2000 copies being individually numbered and pressed on gold colored vinyl.
- 180 gram audiophile vinyl
- Printed innersleeves
- First pressing of 2000 numbered copies on gold coloured vinyl
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK - EARTH TO ECHO
Earth To Echo is a heartwarming 2014 summer family adventure movie, telling the story of a bunch of young teenage friends whose lives are about to change. Their neighborhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away. But just two days before they must part ways, the boys begin receiving a strange series of signals on their phones.
Convinced something bigger is going on, the team set out to look for the source of their phone signals. What they discover is something beyond their wildest imaginations: a small alien who has become stranded on Earth. In need of their help, the four friends come together to protect the alien and help him find his way home. This journey, full of wonder and adventure, is their story, and their secret.
The soundtrack album features the songs from the film by artists such as The Mowgli's, This Will Destroy You, Big Data, Chiddy Bang, Heavy English, Holychild and Breathe Carolina. The record also includes a suite from the movie's original score composed by Joseph Trapanese (known from Oblivion, The Raid and Tron: Uprising).
- 180 gram audiophile vinyl
- First pressing of 1000 numbered copies on light blue transparent vinyl
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