This week we've been catching up after Record Store Day Drop #1 and we have some exciting new releases for you...
Out this Friday is Dark In Here, a new album from Californian Indie Folk band The Mountain Goats recorded in March 2020. Founding band member John Darnielle writes in the liner notes that “if you’re looking for a governing theme here, it’s calamity, as all the songs are either anticipating one or reflecting one that’s already happened.”
We have the limited edition 'high noon somewhere blue' etched double vinyl and CD in stock. Stunning artwork too!
The Roots - Do You Want More?!!!??! is a deluxe 3LP set with bonus material. It is the second studio album and the major-label debut from The Legendary Roots Crew first released in 1995.
Also released this week is Quietly Blowing It by Hiss Golden Messenger.
“I went looking for peace,” says songwriter M.C. Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger about his new album Quietly Blowing It. “It’s not exactly a record about the state of the world or my world in 2020, but more a retrospective of the past five years of my life, painted in sort of impressionistic hues.
Limited edition metallic blue vinyl with a foldout poster or CD available.
Carnage is Nick Cave's collaboration with his Bad Seeds bandmate Warren Ellis.
'It’s certainly two master craftsmen at the peak of their melodramatic powers.' NME.
We have both vinyl and CD versions in stock, with a free stickers to give away with each sale while stocks last.
Intruder is the 21st solo album from the iconic and influential Gary Numan. Limited edition double red vinyl.
A special edition of Spiritualized's Lazer Guided Melodies is available - double white vinyl.
"Some Kind Of Happening" Singles 1978 - 1989 is a limited double album from Television Personalities with a bonus 7". Limited to 2000 copies.
A big seller on RSD Drop #1 was Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Vol. 1 2011 - 2021 - other versions are in stock including a 4LP Deluxe boxset, Black vinyl version and a 3CD version.
The Black Angels' Directions to See a Ghost is the band's second album - we have the triple black vinyl version in stock now. 'This is the sort of psychedelia that space rockers and Nuggets fans alike can come together over.'
Sleep's Dopesmoker i's one of the heaviest, most powerful pieces of stoner / doom metal to ever be recorded.' In stock now on cassette!
Moanin' In The Moonlight was Howlin' Wolf's 1959 debut. In stock on vinyl with bonus CD.
Sleater-Kinney's 10th studio album Path Of Wellness is in stock - opaque white vinyl version.
Beatles or Stones?
We've got newly released 7" singles from both this week.
The Rolling Stones - Live On David Frost
The Beatles - Live In Munich 1966
For fans of Beach House, Cocteau Twins, Cigarettes After Sex and Slowdive comes Day By Day new band White Flowers. Available on blue vinyl or CD. Also in stock is their super limited edition white vinyl 12" EP Within A Dream.
One of the shop's albums of the year so far Yeti Season by Turkish Psych masters El Michels Affair is back in stock on blue vinyl and CD with bonus tracks.
Another View is a compilation album featuring Pye Corner Audio remixed tracks from 2020’s The View from Halfway Down Andy Bell’s critically acclaimed album and some unreleased acoustic versions. Only on CD
For fans of Liz Phair, K Records, Sebadoh and more... Lily Konigsberg's solo album - who is one third of Canadian band Palberta.
Also New In...
Part Chimp - Drooooool - clear vinyl LP or CD.
Mr Bungle - The Night They Came Home - New CD + DVD
Wipers - Wipers (aka Wipers Tour 84) - New Ltd Pink LP
The Humble Bee - A Miscellany For The Quiet Hours - New LP
Plus several vinyl editions of Brian Jonestown Massacre's back catalogue on vinyl, Twenty One Pilots, Cedric Burnside and loads more!
It's certainly a tough time for small independent businesses and we're really gutted that our near neighbours on Aswell Street The Little Rose Tearoom has sadly closed this week. A big thank you to Debbie, Matt & all the team for keeping me going with cuppas and sandwiches over the last 6 years. We'll miss you - good luck for the future.
In today's BBC news is an interesting article How Vinyl Records Are Trying To Go Green about making the record industry more sustainable, with Nick Mulvey and Ninja Tune both getting a mention for the developments they're making to their vinyl production.
Record Store Day Drop #2 will take place on Sat 17th July. With some Covid19 restrictions still in place sadly we will again have timed appointments and online sales from 6pm on that day. Appointments can be booked online at 6pm on Sat 10th July - put it in the diary - more info coming soon.
Take care all
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