Archive for the Universal Category
For the audiophile: this black half-speed edition was cut at Abbey Road Studios, the first ever for a Canadian band. The master was cut and overseen by Miles Showell. Originally released on September 24, 1994 Day for Night marked The Tragically Hip’s fourth album as a band and their first […]
Halfspeed Mastered Audiophile Reissue. Scott Walker’s revered Scott 4 album will be reissued as a half-speed remaster by UMC/Mercury/USM on 20 September. Like Dusty Springfield’s Dusty In Memphis, to be released on the same date, it has undergone the high audio definition remastering treatment at London’s Abbey Road Studios. The […]
This special new 2LP edition also honors the indelible legacy of Boyz N the Hood director and soundtrack executive producer John Singleton, who sadly passed away in April 2019 at age 51. As the perfect sonic companion piece to Singleton’s incendiary 1991 directorial debut, the Boyz N the Hood soundtrack […]
Norman Fucking Rockwell! is the highly anticipated sixth studio album by Lana Del Rey. NFR was mainly produced and co-written with Jack Antonoff and includes ‘Venice Bitch,’ ‘Mariners Apartment Complex,’ ‘hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have – but I have it,’ and the current […]
Rodriguez, the enigmatic subject of the 2012 Academy Award®-winning documentary, Searching for Sugar Man, released two albums with Sussex Records, 1970’s Cold Fact and 1971’s Coming from Reality. Out of print on vinyl for several years, both albums are newly remastered by Alex Abrash at AA Mastering and are available […]
Originally released as a CD box set, The Velvet Underground’s The Complete Matrix Tapes is about to make its vinyl debut as a limited edition, eight-LP, 43-track box set. The Velvet Underground – The Complete Matrix Tapes features 43 recordings that have been mixed down directly from the original in-house […]
Seeing its first-ever U.S vinyl release on July 26 is October 1997’s The Velvet Rope (10x platinum worldwide), which will be made available in 2LP form in both standard black and deep red. It will include on LP for the first time “Can’t Be Stopped,” which, like the bonus song […]
On February 17, 2013, Soundgarden concluded a sold-out U.S. Winter tour in support of King Animal, their first studio album in over sixteen years, with a special Live from the Artists Den taping at the Wiltern in Los Angeles. Soundgarden mixed new songs with classic radio hits and rarities performed […]
2×12″ cut at 45 RPM version. Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks was written, produced and performed by Brian Eno together with his brother Roger and Daniel Lanois. The music was originally recorded in 1983 for a landmark feature-length documentary, For All Mankind, directed by American journalist, film director and screenwriter, Al […]
Milk and Kisses is the eighth and final studio album by Cocteau Twins, issued by Fontana Records in March 1996. It proved to be their last. The song Rilkean Heart was a homage to Jeff Buckley, who was a lifelong lover of the work of poet Rainer Maria Rilke.
Four-Calendar Cafe is the seventh album by Scottish band Cocteau Twins. It was originally released on 18 October 1993 on Fontana. The album distinguished itself from the rest of the Twins’ catalogue in two major areas: The sound was much more pop-oriented and less ambient than previous works, and Liz […]
Step in the Arena is the second studio album by hip hop duo Gang Starr, printed as a 1990 release and commercially released on January 15, 1991. The album received critical acclaim and was also included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. The Source magazine […]
Huge repress with Doves debut LP Lost Souls getting a new issue. Originally released in 2000 the album was nominated for a Mercury Prize of that year. The album contained three UK top 40 singles ‘The Cedar Room’, ‘Catch The Sun’ and ‘The Man Who Told Everything’. This special double […]
Stereo MC’s American breakthrough is an energetic, club-oriented collection of colorful, funky dance tracks — the raps almost seem like an afterthought, yet that doesn’t distract from the sheer pleasure of their sound.
Featuring David Sylvian, Steve Jansen, Richard Barbieri and Mick Karn, Rain Tree Crow also features contributions from Bill Nelson, Phil Palmer and Michael Brook. The majority of the material on the album grew out of group improvisations. There were no pre-rehearsals; the improvisation took place in the recording studio and […]
In 2019 the legendary US band Kiss will bring their pyro-loving, makeup-wearing, guitar-shredding live show to the world! It’s KISSWORLD Kiss, America’s #1 Gold Record Award-winning group of all time in every category, have a stunning catalog of rock n roll classics. “KISSWORLD – The Best OF Kiss” brings 20 […]
February 22nd, 2019 sees the deluxe vinyl release of four David Sylvian albums spanning the period 1984 to 1987. David Sylvian’s third solo album from 1987 is to be released for the first time on 180gram vinyl. Including the singles “Orpheus” and “Let The Happiness In”, the album features new […]
February 22nd, 2019 sees the deluxe vinyl release of four David Sylvian albums spanning the period 1984 to 1987. David Sylvian’s debut solo album from 1984 is to be released for the first time on 180gram vinyl. Featuring the singles “Red Guitar”, “The Ink in The Well” and “Pulling Punches”, […]
February 22nd, 2019 sees the deluxe vinyl release of four David Sylvian albums spanning the period 1984 to 1987. David Sylvian’s intermediary album, made up of two entirely separate projects from 1985, is to be released for the first time on 180gram vinyl. Featuring brand new artwork, the album includes […]
One of the deluxe vinyl release of four David Sylvian albums spanning the period 1984 to 1987. David Sylvian’s second solo album proper, a 2LP set from 1986, is to be released for the first time on 180gram vinyl. Featuring the singles “Silver Moon” and “Taking The Veil”, the 2LP […]
Razorlight’s debut album is now repressed on 180 gram heavyweight vinyl! Bursting out of the Camden, London indie scene back in 2004 the album ‘Up All Night’ includes the hit singles Golden Touch and Somewhere Else (included on the 2005 re-release). Includes a download code.
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 […]
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 […]