Dauwd Al Hilali has a knack for streamlining all kinds of ideas and influences into effortlessly smooth and airy house music. You could compare his glossy textures to the likes of Dusky or Bwana, but his music is more subtle. Theory Of Colours, his first album, is a case in […]
For their first ever double 12 Inch outing Razor-N-Tape presents POOLS, with a sun-drenched and laid-back collection of tunes called “Innertubes”. POOLS, the moniker of Los Angeles duo Thee Mike Bee and DJ Morsecode, craft a sound that conjures up the easy going swagger and soulful grit of the left-most […]
NOW AVAILABLE ON VINYL!!! JOHNNY JEWEL’s Windswept featuring music from the new season of Twin Peaks. Housed in gatefold jackets and pressed on 180-GRAM BLOOD RED VINYL.
Dark Entries and Honey Soundsystem Records have teamed up once more to release the final volume of gay porn soundtracks by San Francisco-based musician and producer, Patrick Cowley. One of the most revolutionary and influential figures in the canon of disco, Cowley created his own brand of Hi-NRG dance music, […]
We are pleased to present the sophomore album from Austin, Texas analogue hardware enthusiast Bill Converse. Immersed in the early days of the 90s midwest rave scene, Bill began DJing at a young age in Lansing, Michigan. Luminaries such as Claude Young, Traxx, and Derrick May were key early influences. […]
Franco Battiato is often heralded as Italy’s answer to Brian Eno. A quizzical composer / lyricist, Battiato turned pop music upside down in the early ‘70s with three classic LPs—Fetus, Pollution and Sulle Corde Di Aries—that formed a confluence of avant-folk sensibilities and analog electronics. 1973’s Sulle Corde Di Aries […]
Franco Battiato is often heralded as Italy’s answer to Brian Eno. A quizzical composer / lyricist, Battiato turned pop music upside down in the early ‘70s with three classic LPs—Fetus, Pollution and Sulle Corde Di Aries—that formed a confluence of avant-folk sensibilities and analog electronics. Pollution from 1972 is the […]
Franco Battiato is often heralded as Italy’s answer to Brian Eno. A quizzical composer / lyricist, Battiato turned pop music upside down in the early ‘70s with three classic LPs—Fetus, Pollution and Sulle Corde Di Aries—that formed a confluence of avant-folk sensibilities and analog electronics.Originally released in 1971 on Bla […]
PAUL MAJOR—pioneering record dealer and frontman of the band ENDLESS BOOGIE—has spent over a half-century immersed in the weirdest albums cast aside by the music industry, honing a world-renowned knowledge of the most unique, rare, and uncannily strange tunes of the rock and roll era. Feel the Music Vol. 1 […]
Classic Midwestern American psychedelic rock from Iowa legends THE CONTENTS ARE. Recorded in 1969 at Golden Voice Recording Co. South Pekin, IL and unreleased until 2017. A lost late-’60s psych gem produced by studio legend JERRY MILAM. Includes full color insert featuring liner notes and band pictures. “Had this album […]
A.Savage is the new name for the Parquet Courts singer who here goes down the solo route inviting such friends as folks from Woods and Ultimate Painting to help him out. We’re expecting an album which tries to get inside the heart of love by means of Leonard Cohen style […]
While even label executive Orrin Keepnews admits that The Wes Montgomery Trio may have fallen short of representing Montgomery’s talent, he still felt that this debut captured a large portion of it. Recorded on October 5 and 6 in 1959, guitarist Montgomery is joined by organist Melvin Rhyne and drummer […]
The place: one of New York’s most celebrated jazz rooms, the Five Spot. The time: summer 1958. The leader is the great Thelonious Monk, at the peak of his abilities as a performer and captured “in action” at the club where he first emerged into the spotlight. The band is […]
The Horrors return with their stunningly assertive fifth album ‘V’ is finally put today via Wolf Tone / Caroline International. ‘V’ shows the group at the peak of their powers, exhibiting a freedom and sense of exploration that feels truly liberating.
Jamila Woods surrounds herself with the things she loves, things like Lucille Clifton’s poetry or letters from her grandmother or the late 80s post-punk of The Cure. “It’s just powerful to me to know the lineage and influences going into the making of the song,” Jamila says. That lineage–fragments of […]
Round silver hype sticker on shrink: ‘5 LP BOX SET featuring the 2017 Master of the seminal album, additional recordings and an unreleased live album, all heavyweight vinyl. All three issued with gatefold sleeve and printed inner sleeves.