• Record Store Day- Drop #3 Saturday October 24th

    Record Store Day- Drop #3 Saturday October 24th

    Record Store Day 2020 Drop #3 of 3

    Saturday, October 24th

    Doors Open @9am

    If you haven’t been in the loop, Record Store Day (RSD) has been moved from one big event to 3 smaller events in August, September, and October.  Through extensive conversations and deliberations, we think we’ve come up with a solution to hold an event that is socially-distanced, safe, and fair to all RSD fans. The reviews from our customers about the virtual line were so positive that we will employ the same system in Drop #3.

    The big statement we’d like to convey is that this ISN’T A NORMAL RECORD STORE DAY.  We cannot have huge crowds in the store, big lines, food and drink, or band performances.  These 3 RSD Drops will be all about the music and the titles released this year.  It’s a great list so take a look if you haven’t yet.  RSD October 24th TITLES!

    Click this link to see all the RSD titles we will be stocking and at which location----> DOWN IN THE VALLEY RSD TITLE LIST Live Now!

    Guidelines/Rules for Record Store Day – Drop #3

     

    1. Golden Valley and Maple Grove will be the two Down In The Valley locations with RSD titles on October 24th. Our Crystal store will be supporting our stores by being the outlet for everything non-RSD like smoking accessories, gifts, clothing, etc. If you aren’t coming for RSD titles, we suggest visiting our Crystal location to avoid wait times.
    2. There will be a limit to the number of customers in the store at one time. Golden Valley-15 / Maple Grove-10 as per our covid-related policy. We will rotate customers into the store on a one-out/one-in per individual. (Sorry, we cannot accommodate groups or children under the age of 12 this year)
    3. The physical line—We discourage everyone from creating a line before 7am this year for the safety of all DITV customers. When you show up, please wear a mask and stay 6 feet apart from your fellow RSD fans in line.  At around 8am, an employee will start placing you in a virtual line cue.  (In previous RSD’s, we usually see folks lining up at midnight the night before the event but we don’t want that this year)
    4. The Virtual Line— Once in the virtual line, our app will communicate with you via text message. You will be able to see your spot in line and the estimate wait time. This is no different than standing on the sidewalk as in year’s past except you can do that in your car, a nearby park, or wherever you choose.  Grab a coffee and visit a nearby park or read a book are a couple ideas.  You will be alerted 5 minutes before it is your time to come to the door. Also, while waiting, please look at the list and get your RSD picks organized to save time once inside.
    5. In The Store—Yes, you’ve arrived in the store! (with a mask on) This year we have increased the number of picks to: VIP Members- 8 titles / Non-VIP- 6 titles. We will not sell you multiple copies of the same RSD title.  Once inside, we ask you to limit your time in the store to 15 or 20 minutes and then check-out.  You can shop other items while in the store but we just ask that you do it expediently for the fairness of everyone that would like to shop that day. Remember that you were once one of the customers on the other side of the door.
    6. RSD Titles: We bought just as much RSD stock as last year and didn’t cut our orders at all. That means you can expect that our stores will have all the depth of titles you’ve procured in previous RSD years. Friday, we will post the titles that each Golden Valley and Maple Grove will be stocking as there are some small variations and we’d like to make it easier for you which store to choose to visit.  Keep in mind, Golden Valley will have more RSD stock but longer lines.  Maple Grove will have a smaller line but a smaller amount comparatively.  Either way we will still have hundreds of RSD records!  Also, many of you know that you can always find a lot of the highly-sought after RSD titles on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday following the event so if you don’t make it, don’t sweat it.

    We want everyone to have a great experience so please wear a mask, stay socially-distanced in lines/store, and be courteous to other customers.  We appreciate all our customers and will work our ass off to make this a great event (NON-EVENT) in this Covid-World of the new (Ab)normal.

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  • New Release Round-Up 10-23-20

    Gorillaz - Song Machine, Season One

    Gorillaz - Song Machine, Season One - Warner Records
    Song Machine, Season One is Gorillaz’ newest concept which started in January 2020, releasing brand new material episodically - as and when it happens – and has continued throughout the year.  The ongoing and ever-evolving process has seen our favourite characters joined by an expanding roster of collaborators captured live in Kong Studios and beyond. The result is an expansive collection of 17 tracks embracing a myriad of sounds, styles, genres and attitudes from a breath-taking line-up of guest artists including Beck, Elton John, Fatoumata Diawara, Georgia, Kano, Leee John, Octavian, Peter Hook, Robert Smith, Roxani Arias, ScHoolboy Q, Slaves, Slowthai, St Vincent and 6LACK, as well as CHAI, EARTHGANG, Goldlink, Joan As Police Woman, JPEGMAFIA, Moonchild Sanelly, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Skepta and Tony Allen. 

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    Ben Harper - Winter Is For Lovers

    Ben Harper - Winter Is For Lovers - ANTI
    Winter Is For Lovers was a lifetime in the making... a solo lap-steel guitar piece incorporating elements of delta blues, flamenco, and even Satie-like minimalism, this work resonates with lyrical virtuosity, originality and soul. In some ways Winter Is For Lovers is a love letter to Ben Harper’s longtime fans who have always revered his guitar virtuosity; it’s the record they always wanted him to make. For many other music lovers, this record is a revelation, an unknown side to a celebrated artist showing a sense of meticulousness, depth and music history that will add new dimensions to an already renowned career. As a child, before Ben Harper was even playing music, he sat at the feet of folk luminaries like Rev Gary Davis, John Fahey, Ry Cooder and others in his grandparents Folk Music Center in Claremont, CA, soaking up their influence and passion for pure guitar music. As a teenager, while discovering his own musical gifts, he was repairing guitars and being mentored by many of these artists, most notably, Taj Mahal. While his musical path has taken him to worldwide fame playing rock and roll, and many other idioms, that pure guitar music has always been central to his musical heart. Ultimately, Winter Is For Lovers is a very personal statement from Ben Harper, drawing from the bountiful garden of his earliest musical impressions and propelling him into the future with an elegiac masterpiece.

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    Beastie Boys - Beastie Boys Music

    Beastie Boys - Beastie Boys Music - Capitol
    Beastie Boys Music is a companion piece to the critically acclaimed documentary Beastie Boys Story and the group's best seller Beastie Boys Book. The album features 20 Beastie Boys classics spanning the band's 30+ year career.

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    ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

    Bruce Springsteen - Letter To You
    clipping. - Visions of Bodies Being Burned
    The Mountain Goats - Getting Into Knives
    I Don't Know How But They Found Me - RAZZMATAZZ
    boy pablo - Wachito Rico
    Joe Bonamassa - Royal Tea
    Drive-By Truckers - Live From Austin, TX
    Action Bronson - Only For Dolphins
    Melody Gardot - Sunset In The Blue
    Pearl Jam - MTV Unplugged
    Faithless - All Blessed
    Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors - Live At The Tennessee Theatre
    Sparkle Division - To Feel Embraced
    The Phoenix Foundation - Friend Ship
    Nothing but Thieves - Moral Panic
    Blue October - This Is What I Live For
    Plants And Animals - The Jungle
    Luke Combs - What You See Ain't Always What You Get: Deluxe Edition
    Dan Penn - Living On Mercy
    Wallows - Remote EP


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    For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section.

    UPCOMING RELEASES

    Sam Smith - Love Goes

    Sam Smith - Love Goes - Capitol
    Sam Smith continues their all-conquering journey to super stardom as they move towards the release of their third album ‘Love Goes’ in October 2020. This follows an incredible run of global smashes including ‘Dancing with a Stranger’, with Normani which has amassed over 13 million copies and over 2.5 billion streams, became the #1 airplay in the US & UK and has achieved platinum status in 15 countries. ‘How Do You Sleep?’ and the accompanying game-changing video has already reached sales of over 8 million and remained in the Spotify Global Top 20 after 4 months. 2018 also saw Smith release their global hit with Calvin Harris ‘Promises’ which the pair performed at the BRIT Awards; Sam reached 13 million YouTube subscribers – one of only 8 UK artists to achieve this accolade – and they ended 2019 peaking at 8 on the Global Spotify monthly listeners chart. They have over 10 billion total streams on Spotify alone, with 2 singles (Too Good At Goodbyes and Stay With Me) being one of only 100 tracks to ever achieve over 1bn total streams on Spotify. During their career Sam has sold over 28 million albums worldwide and notched up seven UK No. 1 records to date including ‘Writing’s On The Wall’ – the first Bond theme to reach the position, gaining them a Guinness World Record. In addition, Sam has also received four Grammy Awards, three BRITs and an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Original Song (Writing’s On The Wall).

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    U2 - All That You Can’t Leave Behind: 20th Anniversary

    U2 - All That You Can’t Leave Behind: 20th Anniversary - Interscope Records
    Limited 11 vinyl LP set. Includes fully remastered studio album plus 20 page booklet. 9 track b-sides, out-takes and alternate versions. Elevation Live From Boston 19 track set. 5 x 12" featuring 11 remix singles including 4 previously unreleased. 32 page hardback book by long-time U2 collaborator Anton Corbijn featuring previously unseen photos. Double-sided poster. Digitally remastered 20th Anniversary edition. The forever-evolving U2 looked back to their anthemic, passionate '80s classics on their 10th studio album, even as they took what they'd learned in the '90s and had maximum fun with studio production (aided ably here by Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois). It didn't hurt that Bono and co. Had their best batch of songs in years at the ready; all this combined to catapult All That You Can’t Leave Behind to #1 in 32 countries.

    Also available: CD, Deluxe 2CD, 2LP and Limited Edition 5CD Super Deluxe Box Set

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    Eels - Earth To Dora

    Eels - Earth To Dora - PIAS
    2020 release from the alt-rock band Eelsled by singer/songwriter Mark Everett (AKA E). Earth To Dora is the follow-up to the band's 2018 release The Deconstruction.

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    Busta Rhymes - Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath Of God

    Busta Rhymes - Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath Of God - Conglomerate Ent
    The first album in eight years from hip-hop icon Busta Rhymes. The album is a sequel to his 1998 album E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front. Includes the single "The Don and The Boss", a collaboration with dancehall superstar Vybz Kartel.

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  • New Release Round-Up 10-16-20

    Tom Petty - Wildflowers & All the Rest

    Tom Petty - Wildflowers & All the Rest - Warner Records
    Digitally remastered and expanded edition of the 1994 album by Tom Petty. Contains the original album (remastered) with 15 tracks spread over two LPs. LP 3 contains All The Rest, the 10 songs from the Wildflowers sessions that were left off the album, five of which are previously unreleased.

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    Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown - Pressure

    Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown - Pressure - Spinefarm
    Singer/guitarist Tyler Bryant wrote "Crazy Days" to help him deal with the insanity that is 2020. There were zero plans to have it be the lead-off single for a fourth album, Pressure, whose 13 blues-infused, timeless rock songs create a full-circle journey that both embraces and distracts Guest vocals include Charlie Starr of Blackberry Smoke. and Rebecca Lovell of the duo Larkin Poe.
    Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown Virtual ConcertFor their only show of 2020 the band wanted to put together a little something special, A one-of-a-kind virtual concert on Oct 16th featuring songs from Pressure, as well as some Shakedown favorites. Click Here For Details.

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    various artist - Blue Note Re:imagined

    Various Artists - Blue Note Re:imagined - Blue Note Records
    Legendary labels Decca Records and Blue Note have joined forces for Blue Note Re:imagined; a brand-new collection of 16 classic Blue Note tracks, reworked and newly recorded by a selection of the UK scene’s most exciting young talents. Representing a bridge between the ground-breaking label’s past and future, the project features contributions from a rollcall of internationally acclaimed jazz, soul and R&B acts including Shabaka Hutchings, Ezra Collective, Nubya Garcia, Mr Jukes, Steam Down, Skinny Pelembe, Emma-Jean Thackray, Poppy Ajudha, Jordan Rakei and Brit Award-winning Jorja Smith.

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    The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners (Original Soundtrack)

    The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners (Original Soundtrack) - Decca
    Relive the soundtrack from "The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners" VR zombie experience. The gripping complete collection brings to life the horrifying journey through walker-infested New Orleans. This 2-CD set features 56 Bayou-inspired songs and compositions by Michael David Peter & Joshua Mosely, with muddy re-imaginings of songs like "When The Levee Breaks", "In The Pines" and "When The Saints Go Marching In". Immerse and ask yourself: are you a saint or a sinner?  Also available on Red/Green/Clear Smoke colored 3LP with Alternative Cover



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    ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

    beabadoobee - Fake It Flowers
    The Struts - Strange Days
    Tommy Lee - Andro
    BTS - SKOOL LUV AFFAIR: Special Addition
    Pluralone - I Don't Feel Well
    Japandroids - Massey Fucking Hall
    Jeremy Ivey - Waiting Out The Storm
    Cordovas - Destiny Hotel
    Matt Berninger - Serpentine Prison
    Autechre - Sign
    Helena Deland - Someone New
    Eagles - Live From The Forum MMXVIII
    Kevin Morby - Sundowner
    Katie Melua - Album No. 8
    Steep Canyon Rangers - Arm In Arm
    Woodkid - S16
    NCT - NCT - The 2nd Album RESONANCE Pt. 1 [The Future Ver.]
    Deep Sea Diver - Impossible Weight
    Pixies - Hear Me Out / Mambo Sun [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Yellow 12in Vinyl Single]
    Sasha Sloan - Only Child
    Various Artists - Def Jam Forward



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    For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section.

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  • New Release Round-Up 10-09-20

    Touche Amore - Lament

    Touche Amore - Lament - Epitaph
    Touche Amore has been burrowing through angst, alienation, cancer, and heartbreak throughout four adored studio albums. After over a decade of working through darkness, the band’s gorgeously gruff fifth album, Lament, finds the light at the end of the tunnel. Through 11 songs, TOUCHÉ AMORÉ looks back at its past and uses hard-won optimism to point its fans toward light, and love.

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    John Lennon - GIMME SOME TRUTH. THE ULTIMATE MIXES.

    John Lennon - GIMME SOME TRUTH. THE ULTIMATE MIXES. - Capitol
    GIMME SOME TRUTH. THE ULTIMATE MIXES. is the definitive new best of John Lennon – 36 tracks on four 180-gram LPs completely remixed from the original master tapes, giving these classic songs a new life for generations to come and sounding better than ever before. Lift-off lid box contains 4LPs, 8 page booklet, fold-out double-sided poster, 2 post cards and GIMME SOME TRUTH. bumper sticker.

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    Brothers Osborne - Skeletons

    Brothers Osborne - Skeletons - EMI Nashville
    Brothers Osborne release their third studio album, Skeletons. They are 2x CMA Award winners for Vocal Duo Of The Year and winners for the 2018 ACM New Artist of the Year. With 12 new tracks, including current hit- "All Night". Brothers Osborne's two previous albums Pawn Shop and Port Saint Joe produced seven singles that charted on the Hot Country Songs chart and included #1 Platinum single, "Stay A Little Longer".

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    Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory: 20th Anniversary Edition

    Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory: 20th Anniversary Edition - Warner Records
    Released in October 2000, Linkin Park’s groundbreaking debut album ​Hybrid Theory​ is a melting pot of heavy alternative rock, hip-hop and electronic flourishes that inspired a new genre of music and a generation of dedicated fans, who continue to be loyal followers of the band. Additionally, the band’s sound influenced many young bands who related to the intense and emotional musical style. ​Hybrid Theory​ was the best-selling album of 2001 in the US and has since exceeded 11 million album sales in the US, qualifying for the rare Billboard “Diamond” award. Hybrid Theory’s​ success was supported by intensive touring, and three successful singles: “One Step Closer,” “Crawling,” and “In The End.” The band won their first Grammy Award for “Crawling” as Best Rock Performance. To celebrate 20 years since the original release, ​Hybrid Theory: 20th Anniversary Edition ​will be released this week. The flagship format is a super-deluxe edition box set that includes unreleased and hard-to-find material on CD, vinyl and DVD. The box set also includes a lavishly illustrated 80-page book with contributions from the band and many previously unseen photographs, plus a replica tour laminate, an oversize poster of Chester Bennington, and 3 lithographs of new artwork supplied by Mike Shinoda, Joe Hahn and Frank Maddocks (the art director on the original release, and this anniversary edition).

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    Kacey Musgraves - The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show

    Kacey Musgraves - The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show - MCA Nashville
    All the comedy, music, and memorable moments from the spectacular “Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show” available on CD and beautiful, White Vinyl!

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    Tears For Fears - The Seeds Of Love: Remastered

    Tears For Fears - The Seeds Of Love: Remastered - Mercury
    The Seeds Of Love is the third studio album by Tears For Fears. The album was released in September 1989, entering the UK Album Chart at no.1 and would be certified Platinum by the BPI within three weeks. In the US, the album peaked at no.8, and was also certified Platinum. The album also reached the top ten in various other countries around the world. The album contained the Singles: Sowing the Seeds, Woman in Chains, Advice for the Young at Heart and Badman’s song, upon release it was seen (and still is) as one of the greatest albums of the 80’s. This Deluxe edition contains not only the original album, but a new 5.1 mix by Steven Wilson which was done in conjunction with Roland Orzabal, as well as all the relevant B-Sides, alternate mixes and around 60 minutes of previously unheard demos and live rehearsals. The set is housed in a shoe box style box (similar to the other 2 releases) with an extensive booklet, with new interviews by Super Deluxe editor Paul Sinclair with the band and other players on the album. It also contains the tour programme of the era as well.

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    North Americans - Roped In

    North Americans - Roped In - Third Man Vinyl
    Patrick McDermott began his North Americans project with two albums: 2013’s No_No, and 2015’s Legends. Both records were dense affairs, with blocks of sound shifting and moving like melting glaciers to create a gorgeous, impenetrable, collection of digital drones. Though they sounded nothing like what would come a bit later, both records showcased McDermott’s understanding of mood and composition. On 2018’s Going Steady, McDermott blended his love of American Primitive guitar playing with playful pieces that never overstayed their welcome. He also began collaborating with a wide range of artists: from Julianna Barwick to guitar prodigy Hayden Pedigo, as well as Cloud Nothings’ Dylan Baldi, and more. Now, two years later, McDermott is releasing Roped In, a gorgeous, intimate, and often spare album that pulls back from the collaborative nature established on Going Steady for a collection of fragile drone pieces anchored by McDermott’s intricate but direct guitar playing and haunting pedal steel work from Portland, Oregon’s Barry Walker. Where Going Steady was brimming with ideas and micromovements, Roped In is relatively sparse, built on patience and the kind of once-in-a-lifetime collaborative energy between McDermott and Walker, and accented by occasional collaborations from harpist Mary Lattimore and guitarist William Tyler. “I wanted to focus on the simplicity of the music,” McDermott says. “I didn’t want to be beholden to this massive goal of [making music] to see how progressive and experimental it could be. I was attempting to cherish the pureness of this type of music.”

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    ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

    Juice WRLD - Legends Never Die
    Travis - 10 Songs
    Five Finger Death Punch - A Decade Of Destruction, Vol. 2
    Lewis Del Mar - August
    Buffalo Tom - Birdbrain
    Black Pumas - Black Pumas: Deluxe Edition [Gold/Black & Red Splatter 2LP+7in]
    METZ - Atlas Vending
    The Replacements - Pleased To Meet Me [Deluxe Edition Box Set]
    Mrs. Piss - Self-Surgery
    Future Islands - As Long As You Are
    Doves - The Universal Want
    Twin Peaks - Side A EP [Limited Edition Pink 10in Vinyl]
    Bahamas - Sad Hunk
    Lupin - Lupin [Limited Edition Red LP]
    Yo La Tengo - Sleepless Night EP [Vinyl]
    Ultravox - Vienna [Deluxe Edition: Half Speed Master]: 40th Anniversary
    Groove Armada - Edge Of The Horizon
    Roisin Murphy - Roisin Machine
    Loudon Wainwright III - I'd Rather Lead A Band
    The Doors - Morrison Hotel: 50th Anniversary
    Blue Oyster Cult - The Symbol Remains


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    For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section.

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  • The Nude Party - Midnight Manor - Live Set

    The Nude Party - Midnight Manor - Live Set

    New West Records and The Nude Party are proud to present a live set of seven songs performed specifically for your enjoyment. In our current time of uncertainty these road dogs aren't able to do what they do best and thats performing live for you. Postponed are the days of live shows and in-store performances so in the spirit of celebration they did the next best thing.

    Siit back, relax and enjoy watching the Nude Party perform seven songs from their latest release, Midnight Manor.

    Set List ***All songs from the album Midnight Manor released on October 2, 2020

    Shine Your Light
    Nashville Record Company
    Time Moves On
    Pardon Me Satan
    Cure Is You
    Things Fall Apart
    Lonely Heather

    The Nude Party - Midnight Manor

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  • New Release Round-Up 10-02-20



    Roger Waters - Us + Them - Sony Legacy
    Roger Waters: Us + Them, chronicles the acclaimed 2017-2018 tour of the iconic Pink Floyd artist. As the founding member, lyricist, composer and creative force behind Pink Floyd, US + THEM presents Waters powerful music in stunning form and highlights its’ message of human rights, liberty and love. Based around his acclaimed, sold-out US + THEM worldwide tour of 2017-18, comprising a total of 156 shows to 2.3 million people across the globe, it features classic songs from The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, Animals, Wish You Were Here as well as his most recent album, Is This The Life We Really Want?  Waters powerfully demonstrates that he is at heart, a musical activist and one of the most passionate political commentators of his time. He has dedicated his life to fighting against those who seek to control our lives and destroy our planet. Welcome To The Machine and Another Brick In The Wall Part II, are a stark reminder of the bleak warnings that he gave decades ago about alienation, displacement, greed, suffering, destruction and loss. And yet the humanity of the songwriter cannot be more plainly seen than in Wish You Were Here, because, although he presents a grim picture of the state of the world, ultimately his message is one of hope through unity and love.

    Lana Del Rey - Violet Bent Backwards Over The Grass - Interscope Records
    Violet Bent Backwards Over The Grass is the title poem of the book and the first poem I wrote of many. Some of which came to me in their entirety, which I dictated and then typed out, and some that I worked laboriously picking apart each word to make the perfect poem. They are eclectic and honest and not trying to be anything other than what they are and for that reason I’m proud of them, especially because the spirit in which they were written was very authentic. — Lana Del Rey….The recording includes 14 poems performed by Lana Del Rey accompanied by music from Grammy Award-Winning songwriter/producer Jack Antonoff.

    The Nude Party - Midnight Manor


    The Nude Party - Midnight Manor - New West Records
    Midnight Manor, the much anticipated sophomore album of the six-piece rock outfit The Nude Party is out this week via New West Records. Following two years of non-stop touring in support of their eponymous debut release, the band returned to their farmhouse in New York's Catskill Mountains to record the follow up to their acclaimed 2018 self-titles debut. Like The Band's sacred home-recording habitat The Big Pink, The Nude Party's communal dwelling provided the landscape and proximity to focus on deepening their bonds through music. It was at the Manor that the band of childhood friends could shift their energies from the archetypical emotional journeys of mid-twenty-somethings towards rebuilding their road-worn relationships with one another, leading them to write Midnight Manor - an album that lead singer Patton Magee describes as "a stone skipping over troubled waters." With Midnight Manor, The Nude Party shine a light on their past while at the same time moving towards a brighter future.

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    Bon Jovi - 2020 - Island
    Bon Jovi's album 2020 is the 15th studio album from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band. The album features the new single "Limitless" as well as "Unbroken," which was featured in the documentary "To Be Of Service".

    Brent Cobb - Keep 'Em On They Toes


    Brent Cobb - Keep 'Em On They Toes - Ol' Buddy Records
    For his fourth album, Keep 'Em On They Toes, Brent Cobb is giving his songs the space they need to speak for themselves, a reflection of his own decision to write about the way he sees the world. “My last couple of albums have been about people and places, and I wanted this album to be about thoughts and feelings,” he says.  Keep ‘Em on They Toes, Cobb captures the mindset of a man who values a simpler time despite living in a modern world. “To me, listening to this album feels like I’m sitting there with somebody, having a conversation,” Cobb says. “I would hope that it feels like sitting with an old friend you haven’t seen in a while. There’s nothing like being alone and listening to an album that is quiet and conversational – like those old records by Jerry Lee Lewis, Roger Miller, or Willie Nelson. I hope my music is that way to somebody now.”

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    Tallah - Matriphagy


    Tallah - Matriphagy - Earache Records
    Debut album on Earache Records from US Alt-Metal act Tallah. An original dose of f***ed up and disturbing alt-metal insanity. For fans of Korn, Code Orange, Slipknot, Deftones & Vein. Exhilaratingly fresh whilst incorporating nostalgic 90s nu-metal vibes

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    Shania Twain - The Woman In Me: Diamond Edition

    Shania Twain - The Woman In Me: Diamond Edition - Mercury Nashville
    Shania Twain's `The Woman In Me' album reached Diamond status in 1997, selling over 20 million copies to date. Remastered in celebration of the 25th anniversary. Available on vinyl, Deluxe 2CD and Super Deluxe 3CD.

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    Herb Alpert - Herb Alpert Is...


    Herb Alpert - Herb Alpert Is... - Herb Alpert Presents
    This new release from Herb Alpert Presents is the definitive retrospective on the illustrious career of one of America's most unique musical voices, Herb Alpert! Containing 63 tracks culled from 6 decades of the trumpeter's classic recordings, Herb Alpert Is... is the perfect companion piece to the new 2020 feature length documentary of the same name. Presented in a coffee table style LP record book containing five 12-inch, audiophile quality 180-gram vinyl records and 180 pages of vintage photos, extensive song credits, and a 7,500 word essay written by Bud Scoppa. The record book is housed in a custom slipcase with a screened printed smoked acrylic window.

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    ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

    Queen + Adam Lambert - Live Around The World
    Sufjan Stevens - The Ascension
    Dawes - Good Luck With Whatever
    Corey Taylor - CMFT
    Aloe Blacc - All Love Everything
    Yung Lean - Starz
    The Jaded Hearts Club - You've Always Been Here
    BlackPink - THE ALBUM
    Gabriel Garzon-Montano - Aguita
    Ella Fitzgerald - Ella: The Lost Berlin Tapes
    Mariah Carey - The Rarities
    Melanie C - Melanie C
    Joachim Cooder - Over That Road I'm Bound
    LANY - Mama's Boy
    Chris Smither - More From The Levee
    NRBQ - In Frequencies
    Jonsi - Shiver
    Dolly Parton - A Holly Dolly Christmas
    Brian Fallon - Local Honey [Limited Edition Pink LP]
    Rodrigo Y Gabriela - Mettavolution Live [2LP]
    Frank Zappa - Halloween 81: Live At The Palladium, NYC (Highlights)
    William Shatner - The Blues
    Oasis - (Whats The Story) Morning Glory: 25th Anniversary [Silver 2LP]


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  • New Release Round-Up 09-25-20

    Deftones - Ohms

    Deftones - OhmsDeftones - OhmsDeftones - Ohms - Warner Records
    Recorded at Henson Studios and Trainwreck Studios, Ohms is an other-worldly body of work meticulously crafted by the 5 piece band. It is a magnificent tour de force and their first album in 4 years since the critically acclaimed Gore LP in 2016. The band, which includes Chino Moreno, Frank Delgado, Stephen Carpenter, Abe Cunningham, and Sergio Vega, has produced a dense LP with every member firing on all cylinders. The album also boasts a familiar collaborator in veteran producer and engineer Terry Date, who worked on 1995’s Adrenaline, 1997’s Around the Fur and 2000’s White Pony. All of the above assembles and sets the stage to deliver Ohms; 10 tracks of raw escapism and unparalleled grooves that have made Deftones' sound singular for over two decades.



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    Prince - Sign O’ The Times: Remastered - Warner Records
    Prince's iconic album, Sign O’ The Times, has been remastered for the very first time by Prince's original mastering engineer Bernie Grundman. Primarily recorded between the end of 1985 and beginning of 1987, the era saw the dissolution of his band The Revolution, the end of his engagement to Susannah Melvoin, and the creation (and ultimate abandonment) of the albums Dream Factory, Camille, and Crystal Ball. By the end of that period of transformation, Prince emerged with one of his most urgent and wide-ranging releases to date - an epochal double album that would be hailed as a creative, critical, and commercial triumph.

    The Buckleys - Daydream

    The Buckleys - DaydreamThe Buckleys - DaydreamThe Buckleys - Daydream - Petrol Records
    The Buckleys, a three-piece band featuring siblings Sarah, Lachlan, and Molly, embody a brand of “hippie country” representing the infectious personality and spirited conscience that the band maintains. The debut album, Daydreamfeatures the singles “Money,” “Leave Me Hanging On,” and the title track “Daydream” which scored a #1 single at Australian country radio, followed by “I’m Comin’ For Ya (Love),” which hit #3. Nominated for New Talent Of The Year Award at the 2020 Country Music Awards Australian.


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    SuperM - SuperM The 1st Album 'Super One'

    SuperM - SuperM The 1st Album 'Super One'SuperM - SuperM The 1st Album 'Super One'SuperM - SuperM The 1st Album 'Super One' - SM Entertainment Co
    The album features 15 tracks highlighting the group’s energetically hopeful vibe, conveying the members’ collective message that we’re all “Super” and we can overcome any hardship together as “One”. The album, which will be released this week, includes 1 booklet, 1 CD-R booklet, 1 ID card, 1 ID card holder, 1 postcard, 1 folded poster, and 2 photo cards. This is an official release from SM Entertainment and Capitol Records.



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    Paris - Safe Space Invader

    Paris - Safe Space InvaderParis - Safe Space InvaderParis - Safe Space Invader - Guerrilla Funk
    In this era of reckoning for American policing, increases of racism fostered by the most incompetent president in modern times, and a global pandemic that has affected all areas of life as we once knew it, voices of dissent in entertainment have become more relevant than ever. Enter Paris, arguably one of the most politically outspoken artists in hip-hop history, with his latest album, Safe Space Invader.  Entirely self-produced and released on his own Guerrilla Funk Recordings imprint, Safe Space Invader is a brutal commentary on Black life in 2020 America, touching on the topics of police brutality, racism, gentrification, economic inequality and cancel culture, among others.



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    Diana Krall - This Dream Of You

    Diana Krall - This Dream Of YouDiana Krall - This Dream Of YouDiana Krall - This Dream Of You - Impulse Records
    Diana Krall's new self-produced album, This Dream Of You, was mixed by Al Schmitt, who worked closely with her to achieve the notable intimacy and immediacy. Performances from 2016-2017 sessions, on which she collaborated with late friend/longtime creative partner Tommy LiPuma. A record for right now but also feels like a movie you might share with someone you know will stay with it until the final reel. As she says, "If But Beautiful is the overture, then `Singing In The Rain' is the end title.



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    Nocturnus - The Key (Full Dynamic Range Edition)

    Nocturnus - The Key (Full Dynamic Range Edition)Nocturnus - The Key (Full Dynamic Range Edition)Nocturnus - The Key (Full Dynamic Range Edition) - Earache Records
    One of the first bands to overtly combine death metal with atmospheric keyboards, Nocturnus' debut album introduced more technical and progressive elements into the traditional death metal formula without losing any of the brutality. The audio for this vinyl is taken from the original tapes in Full Dynamic Range, allowing the music's nuances to shine through and giving the album a more immersive and dynamic sound than ever before.



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    ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

    Bob Mould - Blue Hearts
    Idles - Ultra Mono
    The Rolling Stones - Steel Wheels Live: Live From Atlantic City, NJ, 1989
    Public Enemy - What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down?
    Omar Rodriguez-Lopez - The Clouds Hill Tapes Pt I, II & III
    Sylvan Esso - Free Love
    Surfer Blood - Carefree Theatre
    Reckless Kelly - American Jackpot / American Girls
    Blitzen Trapper - Holy Smokes Future Jokes
    Machine Gun Kelly (MGK) - Tickets To My Downfall
    Dashboard Confessional - Mtv Unplugged 2.0 [LP]
    Thurston Moore - By The Fire
    A Certain Ratio - ACR Loco
    The Hives - Live At Third Man Records
    Roger Eno and Brian Eno - Luminous
    Will Butler - Generations
    Tricky - Fall To Pieces
    TOMORROW X TOGETHER - Drama
    The War and Treaty - Hearts Town
    Carrie Underwood - My Gift
    Lou Reed - New York: Deluxe Edition [3CD/DVD/2LP]
    The Weeknd - After Hours
    Peggy Lee - Ultimate Christmas

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  • New Release Round-Up 09-18-20

    New Releases

    Neil Young - The Times - Warner Records
    The Times is a moving and topical solo acoustic performance, a unique collection of songs, filmed at home during lockdown as part of the raw and personal, Fireside Sessions series.

    Run The Jewels - RTJ4 - BMG Rights Management
    This eleven song, 40 minute powerhouse is their most ferocious and focused effort to date, and sports a lineup of all-star guests including Pharrell Williams, Mavis Staples, 2 Chainz, Zack de la Rocha, Josh Homme, DJ Premier, and Greg Nice. Recorded primarily at Rick Rubin's Shangri-La Studios and the iconic Electric Lady Studios in NYC, RTJ4 represents two years of intensive writing, recording, distilling, and amplifying the most potent elements of their music. The result is a collection of wall-to-wall bangers illuminating the group's unique ability to straddle the worlds of pointed social commentary and raw, boisterous fun.

    Keith Urban - THE SPEED OF NOW Part 1

    Keith Urban - THE SPEED OF NOW Part 1Keith Urban - THE SPEED OF NOW Part 1Keith Urban - THE SPEED OF NOW Part 1 - Capitol Nashville
    Keith Urban releases his brand new studio album THE SPEED OF NOW Part 1. The album includes his hit single “God Whispered Your Name” as well as the #2 smash hit “We Were”. Keith won the CMA Entertainer Of The Year in 2018 and he is currently the 2019 ACM Entertainer Of The Year. Keith will be hosting the ACM Awards on Wednesday-September 16th while will air on ABC-TV. “In October 2019 this album title came to me. I liked it because I felt like life was flying by so fast. But music (for me) has always been the place where it slows down and doesn’t even exist. I would never have imagined that, in 2020, this album title would take on a whole new meaning.” - Keith



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    Yusuf / Cat Stevens - Tea For The Tillerman 2

    Yusuf / Cat Stevens - Tea For The Tillerman 2Yusuf / Cat Stevens - Tea For The Tillerman 2Yusuf / Cat Stevens - Tea For The Tillerman 2 - A&M
    50 years after the original made him a global superstar Yusuf / Cat Stevens has rerecorded an entirely new version of his 1970 classic album Tea For The Tillerman. With many of the album’s songs sounding more relevant than ever today, Tea For The Tillerman 2 offers up striking and sensitive new renditions of stone-cold classics like “Father And Son,” “Wild World,” and “Where Do The Children Play?”  



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    Ziggy Marley - More Family Time

    Ziggy Marley - More Family TimeZiggy Marley - More Family TimeZiggy Marley - More Family Time - Tuff Gong Worldwide
    A follow up to 2009's GRAMMY Winning Family Time - Ziggy Marley has bottled the energy of his children and put it into music form! This is a very special piece and have a number of friends guesting on this album, including: Stephen Marley, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Angelique Kidjo, Alanis Morissette, Tom Morello, Lisa Loeb, Busta Rhymes and Jamie Lee Curtis (reading her new book Today I Feel Silly). A portion of proceeds will benefit Ziggy's 501(c)3 URGE - which supports the education, social development and overall well being of the Chepstow Primary School and the One Love Youth Camp, both in Jamaica.



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    Thelonious Monk - Palo Alto

    Thelonious Monk - Palo AltoThelonious Monk - Palo AltoThelonious Monk - Palo Alto - Impulse Records
    After the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In 1968, racial tensions across the country rose. Palo Alto, a largely white college town in Cali, wasn't immune. Danny Scher, a junior at the high school, had a dream to have Thelonious Monk perform and help bring about racial unity the community while raising funds for the International Committee. After many twists and turns, the triumphantly successful concert eventually happened. Now available on CD; Softpak w/ booklet & foldable poster.

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    San Cisco - Between You And Me

    San Cisco - Between You And MeSan Cisco - Between You And MeSan Cisco - Between You And Me - Nettwerk Records
    Between You And Me is the fourth album by the indie trio San Cisco, from Fremantle in Western Australia, town of sun-baked sandstone and sea breezes. It's an album two years and at least one sadly remembered love affair in the making. Between You and Me finds the childhood friends' open-hearted/ good times chemistry distilled to it's essence. Nearly 10 years since those first EPs, ARIA nominations and early US and UK inroads, San Cisco have made their most painstaking album sound effortless.  

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    Joan Osborne - Trouble And Strife

    Joan Osborne - Trouble And StrifeJoan Osborne - Trouble And StrifeJoan Osborne - Trouble And Strife - Womanly Hips Records
    Acclaimed singer/songwriter Joan Osborne is back with Trouble And Strife (Womanly Hips Records), her first album of original material in six years. Osborne self-produced the new collection and penned all ten songs, with two co-writes. Trouble and Strife finds the gifted vocalist offering a strong yet uplifting response to some of the socio-political issues plaguing our nation over the last several years. Osborne beautifully balances the weight of her messages with solace and optimism.  Throughout her 25-year, multi-Grammy nominated career, Joan Osborne has never been an artist confined to one space. She has utilized her incredible voice through her own songs while also becoming one of her generation’s finest interpreters. Osborne has shared the stage with artists ranging from Stevie Wonder and Mavis Staples to Bob Dylan and Lucinda Williams and she continues to seamlessly blend into any genre. On Trouble & Strife, her tenth studio album, the need for her voice and words has never been stronger.



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    ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

    Bright Light Bright Light - Fun City
    Alicia Keys - Alicia
    Charli XCX - how i'm feeling now
    Anjimile - Giver Taker
    Gus Dapperton - Orca
    Butcher Brown - #KingButch
    Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets - Live At The Roundhouse
    Osees - Protean Threat
    Semisonic - You're Not Alone EP
    Cults - Host
    Matt Berry - Phantom Birds
    Ace Frehley - Origins, Vol. 2
    David Bowie - Young Americans [Brick & Mortar Exclusive 2016 Remaster Gold LP]
    Brad Mehldau - Suite: April 2020
    Nick Cordero - Live Your Life - Live At Feinstein's / 54 Below
    Ed Harcourt - Monochrome To Colour
    Jealous of the Birds - Peninsula
    Ava Max - Heaven & Hell
    Lauren Alaina - Getting Over Him EP
    Steam Down / Afronaut Zu / Yazmin Lacey - Blue Note Re:imagined - Etcetera / I'll Never Stop Loving You [Limited Edition Vinyl Single]


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  • New Release Round-Up 09-11-20

    The Flaming Lips - American Head

    The Flaming Lips - American HeadThe Flaming Lips - American HeadThe Flaming Lips - American Head - Warner Records
    American Head is the best and most consistent studio album from The Flaming Lips since the release of their most successful brace of albums The Soft Bulletin and Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots. Similar to those albums, the 13 songs on American Head are classically structured and features the same sonic and production qualities. Kacey Musgraves (a fan who covers “Do You Realize” in her live set) is featured on “God And The Policeman”.



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    Marilyn Manson - WE ARE CHAOS - Loma Vista
    As chaos envelopes the world, Marilyn Manson penned the perfect prescription. The aptly titled WE ARE CHAOS was written/produced by Manson & Shooter Jennings. Rock & roll icon and painter, Manson continues to infiltrate fashion, film, and music, leaving his fingerprints on modern culture. "Making this record, I had to think to myself: Tame your crazy, stitch your suit, try to pretend that you are not an animal. But I knew that mankind is the worst of them all.

    Delta Spirit - What Is There

    Delta Spirit - What Is ThereDelta Spirit - What Is ThereDelta Spirit - What Is There - New West Records
    The whole story could’ve been written in the stars…  Astrology tells us a “Saturn Return” happens when the planet Saturn revolves back to the same position it held upon our birth. It typically takes almost thirty years. However, in the case of Delta Spirit, it took a little less than fifteen. The enduring California rock quintet—Matthew Logan Vasquez [vocals], Kelly Winrich [multi-instrumentalist, vocals], Will McLaren [guitar], Jon Jameson [bass], and Brandon Young [drums]—realign on their fifth full-length and first album since 2014, What Is There. As much as it reflects their journey thus far, it also ushers them into new territory as both musicians and, most importantly, friends. In the end, Delta Spirit not only return, but move forward together on What Is There.



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    Mastodon - Medium Rarities

    Mastodon - Medium RaritiesMastodon - Medium RaritiesMastodon - Medium Rarities - Warner Records
    Medium Rarities is the first rarities collection from Mastodon covering their entire career. The compilation features one brand new song – “Fallen Torches”. It also includes a bevy of classic covers, soundtrack contributions, instrumentals, B-sides, and live recordings on one complete package for the very first time. Among an eclectic array of covers, the musicians tackle “A Commotion” by Feist, “A Spoonful Weighs A Ton” by The Flaming Lips, “Atlanta” by Butthole Surfers, and “Orion” by Metallica. It also features soundtrack cuts such as “White Walker”[from the Game of Thrones inspired mix tape] and the soundtrack song “Cut You Up With A Linoleum Knife” [Aqua Teen Hunger Force]. Meanwhile, they get under the hood with instrumental versions of “Asleep in the Deep,” “Toe To Toes,” “Jaguar God,” and “Halloween.”   



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    Matt Costa - Yellow Coat

    Matt Costa - Yellow CoatMatt Costa - Yellow CoatMatt Costa - Yellow Coat - Dangerbird
    Produced by Alex Newport (Death Cab For Cutie, At The Drive In), Yellow Coat is a masterpiece of heartbreak, equal parts lost Sixties AM hits, folk-pop beauty and dark night of the soul music. Taking inspiration from Van Gogh's Dear Theo along with John Steinbeck's A Life in Letters, and stamped with the honesty and intimacy of something not meant to be heard, yellow coat is the product of Matt Costa penning letters to himself about the end of a relationship that lasted almost a decade.  While Yellow Coat may have started as an album about heartbreak, its sense of sadness, continued hope and perseverance also feels completely universal right now. "My songs have always been something that transcends a feeling into something that is healing," Costa adds. "I hope listeners and fans find these songs as personal and honest as they are to me."



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    Elizabeth Cook - Aftermath

    Elizabeth Cook - AftermathElizabeth Cook - AftermathElizabeth Cook - Aftermath - Agent Love Music
    Elizabeth Cook is a Nashville-based singer-songwriter from Wildwood, FL- the New York Times lauds her "a sharp and surprising country singer". A veteran SiriusXM Outlaw Country Radio DJ, Cook has hosted her own show, Apron Strings, for over 10 years. She's also a favorite of David Letterman, the host of an upcoming TV show on Circle Network called Upstream, and a frequent guest star on Adult Swim's long-running hit cartoon series "Squidbillies".



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    Chad Lawson - You Finally Knew

    Chad Lawson - You Finally KnewChad Lawson - You Finally KnewChad Lawson - You Finally Knew - Decca
    Steinway artist & composer, Chad Lawson's solo work has a relaxed, meditative feel that draws on both the sonorities of classical music and the freeform nature of jazz improv. You Finally Knew, his debut solo piano album for Decca US, was recorded at Abbey Road Studios and features ten pieces he wrote to inspire listeners to take time every day to consciously be still for mental clarity and overall wellness of being.



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    ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

    Brothertiger - Paradise Lost
    PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love
    PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love - Demos
    Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart [Picture Disc Vinyl Single]
    The Pineapple Thief - Versions Of The Truth
    Reba McEntire - Rumor Has It: 30th Anniversary Edition
    Everything Everything - Re-Animator
    Stray Cats - Rocked This Town: From LA To London
    Logic - No Pressure
    Skillet - Victorious: The Aftermath [Deluxe Edition]
    Suzanne Vega - An Evening Of New York Songs And Stories
    Artemis - Artemis
    Various Artists - Reggae Gold 2020


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  • New Release Round-Up 09-04-20

    All Them Witches - Nothing as the Ideal

    All Them Witches - Nothing as the IdealAll Them Witches - Nothing as the IdealAll Them Witches - Nothing as the Ideal - New West Records
    All Them Witches have built a career out of playing music that can not be pigeonholed into one specific genre. Nothing as the Ideal was recorded in Studio 2 at the world famous Abbey Road with the help of longtime mixing engineer Mikey Allred. The history and vibe of that setting laid the groundwork for what was to come. The band’s signature psychedelic blues riffs, relentless drums, melodic bass lines and non-linear lyrics are all present. The resulting album is a thought provoking head banger that is the band’s most cohesive album to date.



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    The Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup: Remastered

    The Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup: RemasteredThe Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup: RemasteredThe Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup: Remastered - Interscope Records
    Another prized jewel in The Rolling Stones' unmatched catalogue is restored to its full glory. This limited edition Deluxe vinyl box set features the new stereo album mix, sourced from the original session files + Rarities & Alternative mixes including three previously unreleased tracks, Scarlet, All The Rage & Criss Cross. Mastered at half speed by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios, London. Also included is The Brussels Affair, recorded live at the Forest National Arena in October 1973 and pressed on 180g vinyl.

    Also Available: Remastered Catalogue + Living In A Ghost Town


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    Josiah Johnson - Every Feeling On A Loop

    Josiah Johnson - Every Feeling On A LoopJosiah Johnson - Every Feeling On A LoopJosiah Johnson - Every Feeling On A Loop - Anti
    On the cusp of releasing his first-ever solo album, Every Feeling On A Loop (ANTI-Records), songwriter Josiah Johnson is aware he wasn’t supposed to be here. Just five years ago when he took a leave of absence from the acclaimed indie-folk band, The Head and the Heart, the question was less where Johnson’s star would take him and more whether his struggles with addiction would end his music career. But then, he wasn’t supposed to be there, either. Prior to co-founding the band, Johnson studied math and computer science in graduate school. But the magic of song led him to an open mic that changed his life. At Seattle’s Conor Byrne Pub, Johnson sparked collaborations with fellow musicians who would eventually form The Head and the Heart. The group’s rise was rapid. They built a loyal fanbase and zigzagged the globe, with sold-out shows at historic venues from The Fillmore to Red Rocks and festival appearances at Coachella and Lollapalooza. Their 2011 self-titled debut went on to receive RIAA Gold certification, followed by 2013’s Let’s Be Still, which landed on Billboard’s Top 10 Albums Chart. On Every Feeling on a Loop, lush musical arrangements and harmonies support Johnson’s baritone crooning. At times, the songs sound like prayers. At others, his exuberance feels like the euphoria he’d always sought, this time hard-earned and wiser. He says he feels like a new person making it, charting his journey out of the dark into the wide awake of the morning, using the magic that was his all along.



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    Nocturnus - The Key (Full Dynamic Range Edition)

    Nocturnus - The Key (Full Dynamic Range Edition)Nocturnus - The Key (Full Dynamic Range Edition)Nocturnus - The Key (Full Dynamic Range Edition) - Earache Records
    One of the first bands to overtly combine death metal with atmospheric keyboards, Nocturnus' debut album introduced more technical and progressive elements into the traditional death metal formula without losing any of the brutality. The audio for this vinyl is taken from the original tapes in Full Dynamic Range, allowing the music's nuances to shine through and giving the album a more immersive and dynamic sound than ever before.



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    Zakk Sabbath - Vertigo

    Zakk Sabbath - VertigoZakk Sabbath - VertigoZakk Sabbath - Vertigo - Magnetic Eye
    Zakk Sabbath is the Black Sabbath tribute band featuring guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie) and drummer Joey Castillo (Danzig, Queens of the Stone Age), who have been constantly gigging since 2014 with their take on the Birmingham four's early songs. Legendarily recorded in a single day in October 1969, Black Sabbath's self-titled debut was released on a Friday the 13th in 1970, and the world was never the same. "We recorded a live EP and were wondering what we could do next as a cover band, so the 50th album anniversary came just at the right time", explains Blasko regarding Zakk Sabbath's decision to go studio. "Compared to 'Paranoid', which is almost like a best-of record, the bulk of the material on 'Black Sabbath' is deep-cut, really experimental stuff that was never thoroughly explored, so that was a challenge, not to forget that we wanted to meet our own high standards." Describing the DIY process as "very productive," the three respectfully added their own flair to make for a slightly different flavor, also revisiting various live renditions and "extending a solo here or slowing things down because that's what they tended to do on stage." Titled "Vertigo", Zakk Sabbath's ode to the masters won't be available digitally, "to make the release feel authentic to the time when vinyl ruled the earth. It was such a cool time for those of us that grew up during that time. The fan experience with the physical product is irreplaceable with digital and streaming. We wanted to capture that authenticity." The songs were faithfully recorded in the spirit of the original - live in the studio and with a film crew documenting the process - culminating in a new celebration of the greatest heavy metal band of all time and the record that started it all. Gatefold LP incl. Padded inner sleeve and special vinyl mastering, ltd. Yellow Vinyl


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    San Cisco - Between You And Me

    San Cisco - Between You And MeSan Cisco - Between You And MeSan Cisco - Between You And Me - Nettwerk Records
    Between You And Me is the fourth album by the indie trio San Cisco, from Fremantle in Western Australia, town of sun-baked sandstone and sea breezes. It's an album two years and at least one sadly remembered love affair in the making. Between You and Me finds the childhood friends' open-hearted/ good times chemistry distilled to it's essence. Nearly 10 years since those first EPs, ARIA nominations and early US and UK inroads, San Cisco have made their most painstaking album sound effortless.  

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    ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

    Various Artists - AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex [2LP]
    Declan McKenna - Zeros
    Grant-Lee Phillips - Lightning, Show Us Your Stuff
    Hardy - A Rock
    Aesop Rock - Float
    Various Artists - Two Tone - The Albums [8 CD Box Set]
    Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac: 1969-1974
    Sara Evans - Copy That
    Rex Orange County - Bcos U Will Never B Free
    Tennessee Jet - The Country
    Pop Smoke - Meet The Woo 2
    Stryper - Even The Devil Believes
    Lang Lang - Bach: Goldberg Variations
    Gouge Away - Consider / Wave Of Mutilation [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Vinyl Single]
    Throwing Muses - Sun Racket


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  • New Release Round-Up 08-28-20

    My Morning Jacket - The Waterfall II

    My Morning Jacket - The Waterfall IIMy Morning Jacket - The Waterfall IIMy Morning Jacket - The Waterfall II - ATO Records
    The Waterfall II completes The Waterfall, My Morning Jacket’s acclaimed 2015 record. Originally intended to be a sprawling triple album, the band were advised to hold back and keep some of it on the shelf. Until now! Frontman Jim James says, "this is simply the second half of a long snapshot of life for me as a writer in the years leading up to 2014, and the life of us as a band as we lived and worked in the epic country in and around Stinson Beach, CA during these recording sessions."

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    PVRIS - Use Me

    PVRIS - Use MePVRIS - Use MePVRIS - Use Me - Warner Records
    “I allowed myself to support a narrative I thought I had to support of PVRIS being a band,” Lynn confesses. “I didn’t really have a role model for this. Coming from a ‘band culture,’ it’s about how the group is always greater than the sum of its parts, and you’re not supposed to take credit, even if you do everything. There’s no template or role model for really owning it as a woman. I wanted to make everyone else happy and uphold an image I thought we had to. Growing up, I learned I don’t have to do that anymore. I’m finally allowing myself to take credit. I’ve got the full support and encouragement of my bandmates. PVRIS is a unit and very much a team, but the heart and soul of the vision and music always has sourced from me. I’m just saying it now. I fulfilled my own vision of what a role model should be.” Writing and recording all of 2019, she found the perfect collaborator to bring this to life in JT Daly [K. Flay]. With Lynn writing, cooking up beats, playing guitar, drums, and bass, and singing, he amplified and augmented her vision and versatility in the studio. PVRIS set the foundation for the new era with recent EP, Hallucinations, spawning lead single and title track “Hallucinations,” which clocked 10 million total streams in a few months’ time, as well as fan favorites, “Old Wounds” and “Death of Me.”


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    Ondara - Folk N’ Roll Vol. 1: Tales Of Isolation

    Ondara - Folk N’ Roll Vol. 1: Tales Of IsolationOndara - Folk N’ Roll Vol. 1: Tales Of IsolationOndara - Folk N’ Roll Vol. 1: Tales Of Isolation - Verve Forecast
    Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Ondara, reveals Folk N’ Roll Vol. 1: Tales Of Isolation, a new collection of songs written in direct response to the current global pandemic. The album was composed and produced by Ondara while in lockdown in Minneapolis over the course of a week and came out of Ondara’s deep need to create as a form of therapy during this incredibly uncertain time. FNRV1: Tales of Isolation is the follow up to Ondara’s critically acclaimed 2019 debut Tales of America.

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    Colter Wall - Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punch Songs

    Colter Wall - Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punch SongsColter Wall - Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punch SongsColter Wall - Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punch Songs - La Honda Records
    From the prairies of Saskatchewan, Canada and recently seen on Austin City Limits, Colter Wall  sings songs of the great West. Heralded by icon Steve Earle and touted as a favorite of celebrity Jason Mamoa, the music of Colter Wall has graced the silver screen many times, in films such as Peanut Butter Falcon, Hell or High Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MO and Deadwood. Characterized by his distinct, gritty baritone, Colter Wall’s career has been marked with critical praise from his breakout EP, Imaginary Appalachia to his debut and sophomore records produced by Dave Cobb. Whether headlining music festivals in Norway, or playing legendary stages like Newport Folk Festival, Colter Wall continues to garner attention from the world. On his third full-length release, fans will hear Colter Wall in the producer’s chair.



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    From Ashes to New - Panic

    From Ashes to New - PanicFrom Ashes to New - PanicFrom Ashes to New - Panic - Better Noise Music
    The third studio album from From Ashes to New. The title track, "Panic," gained over 1.5 million streams and over 1 million video views in a little over a month. The band has also had 3 Top 10 Active Rock Singles and over 225 million streams to date. If there is a central theme on Panic, it's that in order to rise above any obstacles you have to trust in yourself. "Even though you feel voiceless, you're not, but we understand if you feel that way because we feel that way too," frontman Matt Brandyberry explains. As fans have come to expect since the band formed seven years ago, this empowering message is delivered via the band's unique blend of metal, hip-hop, rock and electronica.



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    Toni Braxton - Spell My Name

    Toni Braxton - Spell My NameToni Braxton - Spell My NameToni Braxton - Spell My Name - Island
    Multi-Platinum, GRAMMY-winning megastar Toni Braxton releases her latest album, Spell My Name, via Island Records this week. Includes hit single, Do Itas well as a new version with Missy Elliot, and fan-favorite Dance”. Braxton has sold over 67 million records throughout her career over the past three decades.  

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    Gregory Porter - All Rise

    Gregory Porter - All RiseGregory Porter - All RiseGregory Porter - All Rise - Blue Note Records
    Gregory Porter, the world’s best-selling contemporary Jazz/Soul artist with over 3 million worldwide album sales returns with All Rise, his sixth studio album. The album marks a return to Porter’s beloved original songwriting – heart-on-sleeve lyrics imbued with everyday philosophy and real-life detail, set to a stirring mix of jazz, soul, blues and gospel. Produce by Troy Miller (Laura Mvula, Jamie Cullum, Emili Sande), the set also represents the evolution of Porter’s art to something even more emphatic, emotive, intimate, and universal too. After 2017’s Nat King Cole & Me, Porter knew two things: one, he’d bring in an orchestra for his next LP, and two, the music is medicine. In the spirit of that latter revelation, ALL RISE brims with songs about irrepressible love, plus a little protest, because the road to healing is bumpy.  Since his world-beating 2013 Blue Note debut, ‘Liquid Spirit’, which won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album, Gregory hasn't let down his legion of fans, whether collaborating with Disclosure on ‘Holding On’, releasing his dance hit ‘Liquid Spirit – Claptone Remix’ which became one of the most popular tracks in Ibiza, scoring another Grammy for ‘Take Me to the Alley’ (2016), or telling his life story through Cole's songbook. Porter is still surprised by his runaway success, but he has a theory: "I was soothed by my voice as a child and I think that's the same thing others get from it. I'm trying to heal myself with these songs."  Not only has Gregory made chart history by bringing jazz back to the masses, graced the iconic Pyramid Stage and the world’s most prestigious gig venues, performed for the Queen, appeared on the biggest TV shows as well as presented his own series (‘Gregory Porter’s Popular Voices’ on BBC Four), 2019 saw the singer launch and host his own podcast, ‘The Hang’, featuring such distinguished guests as Annie Lennox and Jeff Goldblum.

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    Rick Wakeman - The Red Planet

    Rick Wakeman - The Red PlanetRick Wakeman - The Red PlanetRick Wakeman - The Red Planet - Madfish Records
    Rick Wakeman, best known as keyboard player in progressive rock band Yes, releases The Red Planet - a serious return to "Wakeman Prog". Harking back to Wakeman's critically acclaimed 1973 debut The Six Wives of Henry VIII, The Red Planet features eight newly composed pieces based around a central subject matter. Rick's blown the dust off his favorite analog keyboards and along with his latest keys has used the same formula he devised when making his debut album and the equally legendary Criminal Record. Upon being asked about the expectations of his prog fans, that they are hoping he will have shoved the "Prog Fader" up to 11, he replied, "That could be a problem... as it's already at 14!!!"



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    Bettye LaVette - Blackbirds

    Bettye LaVette - BlackbirdsBettye LaVette - BlackbirdsBettye LaVette - Blackbirds - Verve
    Blackbirds features songs primarily popularized by women who were the “bridge she came across on.” The album finds Bettye LaVette in top form with powerful renditions of songs that touched her personally. From Dinah Washington’s “Drinking Again,” Nina Simone’s “I Hold No Grudge” and more, they are all delivered in LaVette’s rich & raspy tone. Blackbirds honors LaVette’s heritage as an R&B singer and the women who came before her. LaVette A&R’d and sequenced the record herself – her first true curation.

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    ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

    Katy Perry - Smile
    Metallica - S&M2
    Angel Olsen - Whole New Mess
    The Avett Brothers - The Third Gleam
    Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
    Dan Penn - Living On Mercy
    Various Artists - AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition White 2LP]
    Mac DeMarco - Here Comes The Cowboy Demos
    Phish - The Story Of The Ghost
    The Pack A.D. - It Was Fun While It Lasted
    Seether - Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum
    Needtobreathe - Out Of Body
    Ruston Kelly - Shape & Destroy
    Molly Tuttle - …but i'd rather be with you
    Disclosure - ENERGY
    The Weeknd - After Hours
    Dashboard Confessional - Swiss Army Romance
    Jason Mraz - Look For The Good
    Ledisi - The Wild Card
    TOMORROW X TOGETHER - The Dream Chapter: ETERNITY [Starboard Version]
    Kelly Lee Owens - Inner Song

    & More .....


    For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section.

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  • Rick Wakeman - Indie Retail

    Rick Wakeman - Indie Retail

    On August 28th, Rick Wakeman returns with his new album The Red Planet and he has a very special message about supporting Indie Record Stores.  Pre-Order your copy now on 2LP or CD 


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