Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Diane Cluck, Asian Dub Foundation, The Snuts, My Bloody Valentine

Posted by Mark Merrifield on

It's great to be another week closer to re-opening. We look forward to welcoming you back to the shop on Tuesday 13th April from and we'll have more vinyl waiting for you than ever before! As well as great new and second hand CDs, cassettes, books and DVDs too of course. We've been having a change round in the shop and we hope you'll like it.

We very much appreciate your orders which are keeping us going for this last stage of lockdown and this week we have some great new releases for you.

First up a new album from one of our favourites Diane Cluck. Currently based in Virginia, USA, Diane is a singer-songwriter we have long admired. In 2010 we were lucky enough to have her play a gig for us at Raithby church near Louth as part of a UK tour. Her new 12 track album Common Wealth is out Friday 2nd April, available on 10" black vinyl. 

Godspeed You! Black Emperor's new album G_d's Pee At State's End

'is the soundtrack to a society on the edge of all-out war, of the push-and-pull between total doom and inextinguishable hope for something better.' NME

Released 2nd April - Double vinyl edition is audiophile 180gram LP + 10” and CD in stock

Asian Dub Foundation teamed up with comedian Stewart Lee to record their anti Brexit anthem Comin' Over Here It reached No. 1 on the UK single download charts on the very first day of Brexit. The single features on ADF's new album Access Denied and this release is in support of the Kent Refugee Action Network (KRAN), a charity that supports young refugees striving to live independent and successful lives in the community. Available on black 12" vinyl.

West Lothian indie rock band The Snuts release their debut album W.L this week Deluxe Edition CD version features 4 bonus tracks, limited edition red vinyl also available.

'The Snuts is sun-soaked, hook-laden, guitar-pop gold. ' The Up Coming

Connecticut music project Tune-Yards release their fifth studio album, Sketchy on Limited edition Blue vinyl this week. 

Swedish experimental jazz collective Djinn release new album Transmission on Rocket Recordings this week. Orange/Red swirl vinyl limited to 400 copies.

Funky Kingston is a fantastic collection of early 1970s Toots & The Maytals singles first released in 1975 and reissued  this week on black vinyl.

We have the Flock Of Dimes' (Baltimore musician Jenn Wasner's solo project) second full length album Head of Roses in stock -  'Loser' Edition limited edition first pressing on coloured vinyl.

Steve Craddock (Ocean Colour Scene) has remixed his 2011 album Peace City West -  available on black vinyl from Friday 2nd April.

German power metal band Helloween release a new single ahead of their forthcoming album. Skyfall is 'the first single of the reuinted line upfeat.michael Kiske, Andi Denis and Kai Hansen on vocals. An epic hymn in two non album versions'  Out Friday on limited edition orange 12" vinyl

Political punk rock legends Jello Biafra & The Guantanamo School of Medicine returns with their first release in 6 years - Tea Party Revenge Porn is available on limited edition clear vinyl.

We have one free tote bag to give away with the next purchase of Carwyn Ellis & Rio 18  -  Mas limited edition coloured LP

'Like it’s predecessor, the acclaimed Joia!, this album is a collection of songs sung in Welsh combined with distinct pop and South American flavours drawn from Bossa Nova, Cumbia, Samba and Tropicalismo styles, recorded in Rio de Janeiro, Caernarfon and London.'

Pre Order shoegaze classic reissues by My Bloody Valentine Loveless, Isn't Anything and m b v, all out May 21st. And the news comes this week that MBV are recording two new albums, having signed with Domino Records.


Meanwhile on the local music scene one of our favourite Lincolnshire bands Sick Bookies has released an excellent new EP on bandcamp.

'This cheeky chunk of glitchy, twitching Non-canonical haunto-psychogeography. A troubling EP for troubled times...'


Happy Easter!


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