Modern Love’s newest release comes from British beatmaker Zomby, who has reached into his archives to unearth a long lost album nearly a decade after its completion. Said to be recorded between two weeks around 2008-2009, the Mercury’s Rainbow LP sees the London based producer interpreting grime innovator Wiley’s Eskibeat […]
The latest volume in Jazzman’s ongoing “Holy Grail” series of reissues is easily amongst the rarest things the lauded label has licensed. Only a handful of copies are known to exist, primarily because the private press album was released to tie in with LaVice Hendrick’s ill-fated and poorly attended musical, […]
Souffle Continu Records present a reissue of Heldon‘s Un Rêve Sans Conséquence Spéciale, originally released on Cobra in 1976. In Heldon, nobody particularly likes liner notes. However, although the group’s albums have none, they abound, from the very beginning, with clues and often cryptic references. The name of the group, obviously, comes […]
15th Anniversary Edition of Metro Area, Metro Area’s eponymous debut album, meticulously remastered using the original source tapes and generously spread across three slabs of vinyl.
2018 repress. London artist Dean Blunt returns with Hotep. This vinyl-only release marks the second 12″ on Benji B’s Deviation Label. First making waves with the almost cult-level Hype Williams project, and then solo and as part of the group Babyfather, Blunt steps back into the shadowy role of producer for this Blue Iverson project.
Black Editions present a reissue of High Rise‘s II, originally released in 1986. High Rise exploded onto Tokyo’s underground music scene with the roar and reckless abandon of a motorcycle accelerating headlong into a dead man’s curve. Born from the explosive chemistry of bassist/vocalist Asahito Nanjo and frenetic guitarist Munehiro Narita, the band blazed a […]
Around the time of this recording, Stanley Cowell had achieved a degree of prominence as the pianist for the advanced bop quartet Music Inc., which he co-led with trumpeter Charles Tolliver, as well as for unusual projects like his Piano Choir. With Regeneration he chose another path, essentially trying to […]
Academy award nominated film and winner of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival Jury prize (among many others), ‘The Lobster’ is a dystopian comedy-drama directed by Yorgos Lanthimos (Dogstooth, The Killing Of A Sacred Deer) and co-written by Efthymis Filippou that stars Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman. Love is […]
Arnold Glenn Dailey arrived in Washington, DC by way of Norfolk, VA, founding his first vocal group when he was 19. From there, he learned how to play the guitar, and when 1980s DC struggled with a boom in the illegal drug trade, Dailey turned to his music as therapy […]
Luiz Mendes Jr or “Junior Mendes” was a ubiquitous figure in the Brazilian Soul / Funk scene of the 70s and early 80s, contributing to compositions for bands such as Banda Black Rio , Tim Maia, Sandra de Sá and many more. This, his only solo album has remained off […]
Chris Thompson started out his career in Hamilton, New Zealand in 1965, then turned professional in 1968. In the early seventies he moved to England, where he played the guitar with Californian folk singer Julie Felix. While in England, Chris also played with British Folk-Blues legends Wizz Jones and Davey […]
Vos Cantu Monemus emerged from the folk underground of suburban sixties Maryland to issue one of the greatest micro press releases of a genre that translated the feelings of this turbulent time better than any other. Imbuing timeworn sounds with youthful hope; ethereal, haunting and inspiring all at once, “Words […]
Lakeshore Records will be releasing the 30th Anniversary Hellraiser score just before Halloween on 10/6. Christopher Young‘s long out of print score has been remixed and remastered from the Original 24 Track, 2 Inch Analog Master Session Tapes.The Single LP Gatefold Release also includes digitally restored original artwork and photography […]
A reissue of SHUDDER TO THINK’s Ten Spot on LP. Originally released in 1990 and long out of print, this was the band’s second album and first record on Dischord. Formed in 1986, Shudder was part of a wave of younger punk bands making music that was inspired by, but […]
Double album of unearthed live recordings from 1974 by legendary Midwestern underground hard rock trio TRUTH AND JANEY, captured here stretching out with extended jam sessions over several nights in Topeka, Kansas. Excavated from the archives of a long-time roadie comes this double album collection of live recordings made over […]