Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mystery Jets, Can, Hannah Peel & Paraorchestra, Crows, Pup

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Unlimited Love, the much anticipated new album from Red Hot Chili Peppers is here! If you have pre-ordered your copy by mail order it is on its way to you now or available to pick up in store from Friday 1st April..

'The band sounds more mature and hones in on what it does best: laidback funk rock that’s heavy on groove. Anthony Kiedis’ signature delivery and nonsequitur lyric writing is back in full force, as well. The album is also significant for another reason: it marks the return of long-time guitarist John Frusciante after 16 years.' (Riff Magazine)

Other new arrivals this week...

Can - Soundtracks is a compilation of songs German Experimental rock band Can 'had composed for different movies, was released in 1970 before the band started work on their second album.' Limited edition purple vinyl.

Also reissued is the first Can album, Monster Movie originally issued in 1969. Limited edition 'Monster Sky Blue' vinyl. In stock now!

'Phantasy are proud to present the vinyl re-issue of Mystery Jets’ seminal 2008 album Twenty One. Produced by Erol Alkan, the beloved LP includes hit singles Young Love and Two Doors Down.

The LP comes on deluxe coloured vinyl and features a bonus disc of previously unreleased demos and rare B-sides.'

US alt indie band Beirut have issued Artifacts, a 'retrospective of rarities and b-sides spanning the entirety of Beriut’s catalogue. 17 of the Artifact’s 26 songs have not been previously released.' Double LP or CD available.

The Unfolding is ' An extraordinary eight-part collaboration between composer Hannah Peel (Mercury Prize and Emmy nominee) and Paraorchestra...the album explores Paraorchestra’s progressive idea of what an orchestra should be, mixing analogue, digital and assistive instruments with a unique ensemble of disabled and non-disabled musicians to make magic happen, and accessible to all.'

'London four-piece Crows release their highly anticipated second album, Beware Believers via Bad Vibrations Records. Conjuring a dark and visceral post-punk that’s been hardened by years of notoriously rowdy live shows, Crows have amassed a legion of die-hard fans since they formed back in 2015 and cultivated a singular, much-adored presence in the British alternative music scene.'


As always this is just a selection of what we've had in, both new and 2nd hand recently. More items arrive at the shop all the time including the new Broadcast vinyl re-issues and punk fav's Pup's new LTD vinyl The Unraveling of PUPTheBand. Hope to see you soon.

We are now counting down to Record Store Day 2022 which takes place on Saturday 23 April. The shop will be open from 8.00am and there'll be live music and freebies and lots of limited edition vinyl! We are currently listing all the rare RSD releases as quickly as we can to get full info on here - coming very soon!

There was sad news this week as the sudden death of legendary Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins was announced. You can catch a tribute to him on BBC Sounds

A new alternative art gallery & gift shop has recently opened in Louth. NTKO Gallery is at 44 Eastgate near the town hall. You can find more of Wild Freya's fabulous rock and roll wall hangings there as well as other 2D and 3D art, jewellery, posters and more.

It's great to see Lincoln Drill Hall back with a great new programme of events, including Space, The Unthanks, Clint Boon and an Open Mic night every Tuesday from 8pm.

Louth's The Kings Head is also running their Open Mic Night the first Sunday of every month from 3pm. That's this Sunday the 3rd folks!

And if you are beside the sea this weekend there's live music at Artisan Coffee Design cafe in Skegness on Sunday 3rd April 1-4 pm including Jake Newby and Revelry. Free entry but you maay want to book a table in advance.


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