One of the first releases on the Peaceville label, this was also the first album by England’s Electro Hippies. They played an eccentric, hard-to-pin-down style of political crossover punk metal with odd, yelping vocals, at times branched off into proto-grindcore (“Run Ronald,” “Scum”), at others veering into classic heavy metal […]
Tone Soul Evolution is the second album from The Apples in Stereo. It was recorded from February to June and released in September 1997. Now Reissued by Yep Roc Records in 2017.
Die nacht der seele is the twelfth album by Popol Vuh, originally released in 1979 by Florian Fricke and friends–Daniel Fichelscher on guitar, Djong Yun and Renate Knaup on vocals, plus guests Alois Gromer on sitar and Susan Goetting on oboe. Popol Vuh had moved again one step farther, ellaborating […]
There was something in the air in the urban corners of late ‘60s Japan. Student protests and a rising youth culture gave way to the angura (short for “underground) movement that thrived on subverting traditions of the post-war years. Rejection of the Beatlemania-inspired Group Sounds and the squeaky clean College […]
“I asked him if he wanted to use any of his songs, and he said, “No.” We had a long chat before we did any of this. He said, ‘No, I want you to do it and I want to just be a singer.’ So I said okay.” -Shel Talmy […]
The “Cowboy” moved slowly out of the booth and into the studio. You could tell by the look in his eyes, that the half-dozen shots of Chivas Regal had put his ego to rest, and he was ready to sing with the “Lady.” They Sang for three nights – the […]
This is a group of songs about one lady… her name is not important… she knows who she was…What is important is once she loved me very much…These songs are a truthful attempt to show the effect the loss of this love had on me… They are not all sad […]
Milan Records and Nicolas Winding Refn are thrilled to release the amazing score to the cult Japanese animated feature AKIRA directed by Katsuhiro Ohtomo. This game changer in the world of animation is celebrating its 30 year anniversary! The Symphonic Suite features the original unremixed and complete versions of the […]
Before they became one of the biggest bands in the world, Creedence Clearwater Revival were a Bay Area rock outfit, known as the Golliwogs. For several years in the mid-‘60s, the young band honed their skills on the road and in the studio. Little did they know, they were destined […]
Christine is the score by John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth to the 1983 film of the same name. It was released in 1989, Now released again on vinyl in 2017 through, Varèse Sarabande!
Broadly cut from the synth pop cloth, Maus has fashioned the frosty minimalism of its fabric into a cloak of infinite meaning, genuine grace and absurdist humor over the course of three defining albums since 2006. His fourth album Screen Memories, follows six years after 2011’s We Must Become The […]
Hippopotamus is the 23rd studio album by American rock group Sparks. It was released on September 8, 2017, through BMG Records, their first record issued on a major label for decades.
Bob Dylan converted to Christianity in 1979. Like many who have been born again, Dylan spoke and sang solely of his faith for a brief period — roughly half a year, beginning in November of 1979 and ending in May of 1980. Facing a fan base who were generally furious […]
ohnny Cash’s five-part, nine album long, Unearthed release will be available on vinyl for the first time this November, from American Recordings and UMe. Originally released in 2003 on CD, the set was intended to be a celebration of the 10 year collaboration between producer and American Records founder Rick […]
The Weather Station has been acclaimed for her “measured, perceptive storytelling… an unmistakable and communicative voice, able to convey hope and hurt with equal clarity” (Pitchfork). With The Weather Station, Lindeman reinvents her songcraft with a vital new energy, framing her prose-poem narratives in bolder musical settings. It’s an emotionally […]
Professor Rhythm is the production moniker of South African music man Thami Mdluli. Throughout the 1980’s, Mdluli was member of chart-topping groups Taboo and CJB, playing bubblegum pop to stadiums. Mdluli became an in-demand producer for influential artists (like Sox and Sensations, among many others) and in-house producer for important […]