Unlike her previous two albums, which dealt heavily with themes of sex and relationships, Whitechocolatespaceegg focused more on motherhood and family, as Phair had recently gotten married and given birth to a son.
For the first time on vinyl. Liz Phair is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Liz Phair, released on Capitol Records. Featuring the hit singles “Why Can’t I?” and “Extraordinary”. Phair began production on the album with Michael Penn. Liz Phair debuted at #27 on the Billboard 200.
Transcendentally beautiful, The Space Lady’s music is returning to Earth. Transmitting messages of peace and harmony, The Space Lady began her odyssey on the streets of Boston in the late 70s, then San Francisco ten years later, playing versions of contemporary pop music with an accordion and dressed flamboyantly. Following […]
Compilation of SAM COOKE’s great production work for his independent SAR label. SAR Records was founded by Sam Cooke and JW ALEXANDER in 1959 and closed in 1965, shortly after Sam passing away.. Nobody knows knows what “SAR” stood for. Sam kept that secret and died with it. They had […]
The first ever vinyl LP compilation of songs by the great Eddie and Ernie! The duo produced tons of great singles throughout the ’60s & early ’70s. This LP features a couple dance numbers, but mostly slow dramatic soul ballads reminiscent of the best moments of more well known acts […]
For the first time since their original release, three of Liz Phair’s definitive albums will be available on vinyl. Whitechocolatespaceegg and Whip-Smart will be reissued in their original formats, along with Liz Phair self-titled making it’s vinyl debut. Known for her smart, candid, and often overtly provocative lyrics, the American […]
2018 repress. Ecstatic offer a deeply arresting and definitive collection of Works by erstwhile Serbian factory worker-turned-synthesist Abul Mogard; containing selections from two cassettes released in 2012 and 2013 on Steve Moore and Anthony Paterra’s VCO Recordings, as well as a cassette only release on Ecstatic, never before available on […]
Black Editions present the first ever vinyl release of Ché-SHIZU’s signature album A Journey, originally issued in 1994 by Tokyo’s legendary P.S.F. Records. Ché-SHIZU is one of the most original and mystifying groups to ever emerge from the Tokyo underground. Founded by master improviser Chie Mukai in 1981 the group […]
Since the early aughts, Alan Abrahams, aka Portable, has been producing records for labels like Perlon, Live At Robert Johnson, K7, and Süd Electronic. With a new band project RANGEr, the South Africa born Alan Abrahams is an artist in-between genres. A Life Without Notifications is now here, marking his […]
Double LP version. Surgeon’s new full-length, Luminosity Device, takes Bardo Thödol — the Tibetan Book of the Dead — as a starting point for a rhythmic journey into those interstitial spaces where body, mind, and soul no longer seem like distinct categories. It has the potential to turn anything from […]
Shadoks Music present a reissue of Jesper Siliya’s Giant Steps, originally released in 1978. This album by Jesper Siliya was released originally on the same label as Chrissy Zebby Tembo’s My Ancestors. Jesper Siliya used to play with the Ngozi Family and most likely, they played with him here. This […]
Pharaway Sounds present the first ever reissue of Cuasares’ Afro-Progresivo, originally released in 1973. A wild, esoteric mix of psychedelic funk, Afro-Latin grooves, jazz, and Italian/French-styled library sounds courtesy of Cuasares, an enigmatic studio project created by pianist/arranger/visionary Waldo Belloso. Acid fuzz guitar, cosmic synth splashes, distorted organ, flute, vibraphone, […]
Huerco S’ West Mineral label follow Pendant’s sublime Make Me Know You Sweet album (OUEST 099LP) with uon’s wholly absorbing study in Brownian motion and isolation tank ambience. It’s the second release from the enigmatic project whose debut 12″s in 2017 was among the year’s finest. On this extended player, […]
Dirty funk house from Colombia. With heavy remixes by Seb Wildblood, Retrogott, and DJ Qualle and Pontchartrain. Felipe Gordon enters the house world via Toy Tonics in a heavy way. He used to play in bands before switching to samplers and getting addicted to old disco and house vinyl. You […]
LP version. Mastered at half speed. 180 gram vinyl; Stoughton tip-on sleeve. We Release Jazz (WRWTFWW Records’ new sister-label) presents its first release, the official reissue of Ryo Fukui’s highly sought-after masterpiece Scenery, originally released in 1976. Unquestionably one of the most important Japanese jazz albums ever recorded, Scenery reveals […]
Mastered at half speed. 180 gram vinyl; Stoughton tip-on sleeve. We Release Jazz (WRWTFWW Records’ new sister-label) present the official reissue of criminally overlooked Japanese jazz gem Mellow Dream by Hokkaido pianist wunderkind Ryo Fukui, originally released in 1977. Released in conjunction with the its legendary predecessor 1976’s Scenery (WRJ […]
NEVER BEFORE AVAILABLE ON VINYL Housed in a Stoughton old style tip-on gatefold jacket with insert and photos by Danny Clinch. Thirteen track collection of rarities, which includes an alternate mix of the Top 20 single “No Rain” as well as covers of Steppenwolf’s “The Pusher” and John Lennon’s “John […]
Bombino is an internationally acclaimed Tuareg guitarist and singer-songwriter from Agadez, Niger. His music frequently addresses Tuareg geopolitical concerns and is sung in the Tuareg language of Tamasheq. Deran is Bombino’s (Omara “Bombino” Moctar) follow up record to 2016’s Azel. Deran was recording in Casablanca, Morocco.
Steve Reich was one of the early musicians that fell into the loose genre eventually known as “minimalism”, which may be a bit of an unfortunate name, but it will do. There can be considerable argument as to the origin of this type of music, and it could easily be […]
As even the title states, ‘strictly business’ is a no-nonsense mission statement from epmd (‘eric and parrish makin’ dollars’), a straightforward, seamlessly produced piece of rap history. as the title track makes clear, ‘strictly business’ was all about setting the standard for rap’s burgeoning pop dominance. eric’s laid back vocals […]
fter dropping 1988’s classic debut album, Strictly Business, doubters and playa-haters wondered whether the legendary duo of Erick “E-Double” Sermon and Parrish “PMD” Smith had anything left for a follow-up. Striking back with 1989’s excellent Unfinished Business, EPMD avoided the sophomore jinx by sticking closely to their winning, bass-heavy formula. […]
Perth native turned Melbourne local Roza Terenzi is one of Australia’s exciting new electronic artists. Her debut for Voyage delivers a three-piece suite of experimental, rhythmic workouts; forward thinking with a heavy lean on early rave nostalgia. The EP is rounded off with a fast-paced remix of the title track […]
Rhythm Section INTL continues its quest to unearth the rawest new talent with this stellar debut from Glaswegian duo ‘String Theory’. Opening up with the majestic ‘Dirty High’ we’re treated to a symphony of modular synthesis, swelling strings and the bounciest drums we’ve heard in a long time. Rarely has […]