Goat Girl Listening Party, LNZNDRF, Arlo Parks, Kate Rusby, Drive By Truckers, The Chameleons + Young Knives fundraise for Hull Adelphi in Support Independent Venues Week

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Loads of great stuff to report this week...

New In Stock

This Friday 29th South Londoners Goat Girl release their brand new album On All Fours. Get Limited edition transparent pink double vinyl or CD. To celebrate the release the band are inviting fans to a live listening party and Q&A session on their youtube channel at 7pm GMT 29th January.

Collapsed In Sunbeams is the new album from London-based musician and poet Arlo Parks - out on limited edition 180gm deep red vinyl.

Fourtet's Sixteen Oceans is released as a Love Record Stores variant on double clear 5 colour splatter vinyl.

American Indie rock band LNZNDRF are a collaboration between brothers Scott and Bryan Devendorf (The National), Ben Lanz (The National, Beirut) and multi-instrumentalist Aaron Arntz (Beirut, Grizzly Bear) Their new album II is out on clear white vinyl.

Israeli Jazz pianist Shai Maestro releases Human available on CD with fellow Israeli Ofri Nemya on drums and Peruvian bassist Jorge Roeder becomes a quartet with the inspired addition of US trumpeter Philip Dizack.

Alt. country/rock band from Athens, Georgia Drive By Truckers have a new album out 29th - The New OK 'is a phrase Patterson Hood found himself saying a lot these past few months. This new album, made up of songs left over from The Unraveling sessions and new ones written and recorded since, hopefully balances out the darkness of our current situation with a hope for better days and nights ahead.' in stock on red vinyl.

We have a Modern Nature's mini album Annual as a Love Record Stores Variant release - army green vinyl limited to 500 copies.

American Jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano releases Garden of Expression this week - available on CD

We have the Deluxe Edition of Bananagun - The True Story of Bananagun - on yellow vinyl with red splatter Bonus 7" Limited to 500 copies.  'Hailing from Melbourne, but with a sound stretching from 60s and 70s afrobeat and exotica to Fela Kuti-esque repetition, the proto-garage rhythmic fury of The Monks and the grooves of Os Mutantes, there’s an enticing lost world exoticism to the music of Bananagun.'

Order of Play is a special bonus track reissue of 2014 solo album from Jethro Tull guitarist/songwriter, Martin Barre. Limited edition blue vinyl.

We have a new clear vinyl version of Miles Davis' classic album Kind Of Blue recorded in 1959.

Joan As Police Woman releases a double live album available on translucent electric blue 180gm vinyl. 

The Body are alt rock duo Lee Buford and Chip King based in Portland, Oregon. We have their new album I've Seen All I Need To See on limited metallic silver coloured vinyl. 

In 2019 after almost 35 years indie rockers The Chameleons returned to Manchester Ritz to record a live album. ChameleonsVox - Return of The Roughnecks is a limited edition hand numbered splattered double vinyl release and includes 2CD, 7" record  and gig poster.

Kate Rusby's covers album Hand Me Down (released on CD in 2020) is out as a limited, hand numbered run of 1000 copies on double orange vinyl. 

Cuba: Music and Revolution was a hugely popular release last week. We have a beautiful 250 page large hardback book in stock.

'Compiled and edited by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records) it features 100s of stunning and unique Cuban record sleeve designs made since the Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro in 1959. These album covers have rarely been seen (nor heard) outside of Cuba and show a rich previously hidden history of both music and design.'

There is a 10th anniversary version of Turning On by Cloud Nothings the indie rock band from Cleveland, Ohio. Limited 'Westlake Water' blue vinyl.

Back In Stock

Two vinyl favourites are back in stock are David Bowie's Station To Station and Sigur Ros' Odin's Raven Magic.

We've added some great CDs to the online shop this week, from the likes of Sauna YouthsDjango ReinhardtViagra BoysJan Garbarek, a debut album from Star Feminine Band, a group of 7 girls, aged between 10 and 17 years old, from Natitingou, a remote town in the north of Benin. It features an incredible combination of African musical styles - from highlife and Congolese rumba - with a dash of psychedelia and rock.

Check out our 'New & Sealed' stock - we've been listing some rare items and Record Store Day vinyl gems this week. Including...

A Love Record Stores variant edition on white vinyl of Land Of No Junction by Aoife Nessa FrancesFor fans of Cate Le Bon / Aldous Harding and Broadcast

For fans of the Fall, I Ludicrous, Ron Johnson Records comes a self titles debut album released last summer from The Cool Greenhouse. 'My new favourite post everything existential music happening' says Henry Rollins

The Bonny (Definitive Version) by Gerry Cinnamon is a white and black 2LP. This release has new artwork and includes new single Ghost a well as new recordings of tracks Kampfire Vampire and Fickle McSelfish.

New Order's Be A Rebel is a 12” single on Dove Grey Coloured Vinyl
Packaged with a blue metallic ink outer sleeve and full colour inner sleeve.

Excellent news: Young Knives are doing a 50 minute livestream on Saturday 30th January to raise money for legendary music venue Hull Adelphi as part of Supporting Independent Venues Week. 


Here in Louth, Lincs there is a crowdfunding page for our Louth Riverhead Theatre 

We had an album of the year recommendation from customer Nigel, Old Flowers by Courtney Marie Andrews 'a beautiful break up album that will grow to be a classic in the years to come.' Cheers Nigel

We love to hear from Lincolnshire artists and bands. We have copies of a new 6 track CD release from Lincoln rock band Low Moder - it sounds excellent and is available to order on our website from £3.00

Thanks to those of you who have pre-ordered London Grammar's new album Californian Soil. PLEASE NOTE the release date has been put back to 9th APRIL 2021.

The latest issue of The Wire magazine is out now featuring South African musicians Thandi Ntuli and Siyabonga Mthembu. And the January 2020 Review issue is available at a discount price.

If you're after something new to watch don't forget we have quality secondhand DVDs and DVD Box Sets available. We've listed a selection online this week.

Let us know about your lockdown listening, bitesize album reviews of purchases you're enjoying, we'd love to include your recommendations in the newsletter and on the website. You good customers are what it's all about.

Cheers, Mark


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