Archive for the Rock Category
David Byrne’s Nonesuch Records debut album, Grown Backwards, first released on March 16, 2004, will make its vinyl debut almost fifteen years later, on March 15, 2019. The vinyl edition comprises the original album plus six additional tracks, including a duet with Caetano Veloso on their song “Dreamworld.” The double […]
Armageddon was one of THE great unsung bands of the mid-1970s. Formed in 1974 out of the ashes of the UK band Steamhammer, the group featured the vocal talents of former YARDBIRDS front man KEITH RELF, alongside guitarist MARTIN PUGH, bassist LOUIS CENNMO and drummer BOBBY CALDWELL. Originally released by […]
Crash Coffin’s eponymous album was originally released privately in 1974 on the MUS-I-COL label. It is very rare and sought after by early ’70s US psychedelic collectors worldwide. Not unjustly so, since it contains one of the best psychedelic songs ever recorded (God Loves the Loser) and a couple of […]
Melting jazz, rock and zeuhl influences, the French band Potemkine released its first album in 1976. Far from their early days as a garage cover band, this masterpiece was the beginning of a singular musical odyssey lead by the Goubin brothers. For fans of Magma or Weather Report. Comes on […]
The English hard rock band Stray released their self-titled debut album back in 1970. In their early years they were influenced by the psychedelic and acid rock music. These influences are combined with their progressive and hard rock outfit. The different melodies of their energetic songs marks one of the […]
Includes download card. Lady of Mine is the 1989 debut LP by self-made Italian-American Joe Tossini. An astoundingly honest, passionate record of cosmopolitan lounge music, he willed this charming suburban oddity into existence without any formal musical training. Sicilian by birth, Tossini drifted around the world between Italy, Germany and […]
Planet Earth is the thirty-second studio album by Prince. It was originally released on July 15, 2007 by NPG Records. Several cuts on this album revisit some of the classic Prince sound the captured fans all over the world and helped deem him an incomparable music icon. The title track, […]
Musicology is the twenty-eighth studio album by Prince. It was originally released on April 20, 2004 by NPG Records. Instead of a dirty mind, Prince extols the joys of wedded bliss (he married Manuela Testolini on New Year’s Eve 2001) on the slow, seductive Call My Name, displays a sardonic […]
Waiting: The Van Duren Story, the soundtrack for the original documentary film, will put Van Duren where he’s belonged all along –– in the record racks for music lovers to discover. Available here as a deluxe remastered LP that includes previously unissued tracks and liner notes from Van Duren. Memphis […]
3121 is the thirty-first studio album by Prince. It was originally released on March 21, 2006 by NPG Records. Prince revolutionised popular music 20 years ago, and it’s taken that long for the world to catch up. It’s a hard legacy for anyone to live up to. The eclecticism of […]
The cliché circulated after the 2016 election foretold a new artistic golden age: Artists would transform their anger and anxiety into era-defining works of dissent in the face of authoritarianism. Yet BOB MOULD calls his new album Sunshine Rock. It’s not because Mould likes the current administration. His decision comes […]
Life is the second studio album of The Cardigans. It was released worldwide in 1995 and was an international success, especially in Japan, where it achieved platinum status. Outside of Sweden and Japan, the album was released as their first album as a compilation of tracks from both Emmerdale and […]
WalkThroughFire, the debut album from Yola, establishes her as the queen of country soul from the first note. The Dan Auerbach-produced album is a contemporary twist on a traditional sonic tapestry of orchestral strings, fiddle, steel, and shimmering tremolo guitars.
Swedish five-piece The Cardigans are reissuing their catalogue on vinyl. Emmerdale (1994); Life (1995); First Band On The Moon (1996); Gran Turismo (1998); Long Gone Before Daylight (2003), and Super Extra Gravity (2005) have all been remastered at Sterling Sound in NY and are now being released on 180 gram […]
UMC are proud to announce the re-issue of all The Cardigans studio albums on vinyl. All titles have been remastered at Sterling Sound in NY and are now to be released on 180 gram black vinyl in gatefold sleeve.
Puppy’s anticipated debut album is a fusion of mighty riffs, infectious melodies and genre-bustin’ ambition. In short, it’s like nothing else. Since releasing their ‘Vol II’ EP in 2017, this London-based trio have been climbing the ranks of rock royalty; they’ve featured on ‘Guitar Hero’ and they’ve appeared at a […]
Reissue of The Grateful Dead’s 1974 greatest hits compilation, Skeletons From The Closet: The Best Of The Grateful Dead. Available here on white colored vinyl. Rhino Records is reissuing the best-selling Grateful Dead greatest hits compilation to date on white vinyl as part of their 2019 ‘Start Your Ear Off […]
Final Straw is the third album and major-label debut by Snow Patrol originally released in August 2003. It includes the singles Run and Spitting Games, The album was Snow Patrol’s most direct, aggressive and emotional that sits perfectly next to Coldplay and Radiohead.
Rhino Records is reissuing Buffalo Springfield’s self-titled debut in mono on 180-gram vinyl as part of their 2019 ‘Start Your Ear Off Right’ series. This album includes the iconic protest song “For What It’s Worth.”
Reissue of Buffalo Springfield’s 1967 sophomore album, Buffalo Springfield Again. Available here in mono on 180-gram vinyl. Rhino Records is reissuing Buffalo Springfield’s second album, Buffalo Springfield Again, in mono on 180-gram vinyl as part of their 2019 ‘Start Your Ear Off Right’ series. This album includes the hit single […]
A cool vinyl reissue of a 1971 album by an Arizona based band, playing a mixture of heavy psych and blues rock, with some appealing west-coast vibes thrown in for good measure.