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The Decemberists explore a new sound with a new producer on their inspired eighth studio album I’ll Be Your Girl released on Rough Trade Records. The acclaimed Portland, Oregon-based band worked with producer John Congleton (St. Vincent, Lana del Ray) and embraced influences such as Roxy Music and New Order […]
Various Artists “The Thousand Incarnations of the Rose: American Primitive Guitar and Banjo” (Craft)
The Thousand Incarnations Of The Rose: American Primitive Guitar and Banjo (1963-1974) celebrates the groundbreaking, inventive approach to traditional music brought forward by a collection of maverick artists whose interpretations of folk, blues, and traditional song gave rise to one of American music’s most unique and singular styles. Features John […]
Received an 8.0 rating from Pitchfork. As ever, the personal has often been political in TRACEY THORN’s work. Across four decades, her songs and writing have offered up a clear-eyed woman’s view of the immediate world around her, from the acerbic teen love songs of her first early ’80s band […]
Double LP version. Gatefold sleeve. They say that good things come in threes… it must be true. Favorite Recordings present the third edition of its acclaimed French Disco Boogie Sounds compilation series. Like on prior volumes, the complete track list is selected by label head honcho, Charles Maurice (aka Pascal […]
Two important events occurred during the making of White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood. I became “Simulated Reality” paranoid and I fell in LOVE. Well a lot more happened during the process of writing and recording, but those are the two big ones. I also reached a healthy point of self-forgiveness for […]
The acclaimed Canadians’ ambitious, allusive third album achieves a new sonic clarity, depth, and range to match the effortless melodies and extraordinary writing. It’s the band’s most transparent and personal set of songs to date, in which singer Nigel Chapman interrogates social, psychological, and spiritual milieus for clues about the […]
SOUL BROTHER reissues this stone cold 1969 soul-funk classic on 180g vinyl. Dubbed “The First Lady Of Soul” by JAMES BROWN himself, this 16 cut album was produced by BROWN and he duets on “SUNNY”. These 16 tracks have been heavily sampled, includes “WHAT KIND OF MAN”, “IF YOU LOVE […]
ISLE OF JURA’s second long player reissue is an album from INGLETON FALLS that touches upon ambient, dub, house and balearic styles & was originally released in 1991 as a limited run of 100 self distributed cassette tapes. Never released on vinyl till now. Cheers to “CHAMPAGNE IN MOZAMBIQUE”.
The first 10 years of Magma were celebrated on three memorable evenings in June 1980 at the Olympia theatre in Paris. This retrospective, reuniting most of the musicians who had performed in the group, was issued as two albums, Retrospektïẁ 1 / 2 (double) and Retrospektïẁ 3 (single). Issued first, […]
Idiology was originally released in 2001 and is now finally back on vinyl. This re-issue is pressed on white color vinyl and presented in a die cut jacket with artworked inner sleeve and free download card. From their beginnings in 1992, Cologne native Jan St. Werner and Dusseldorfer Andi Toma […]
Wait For Love, their fourth album, sees Pianos Become The Teeth taking another sonic step forward to craft a musical statement that truly transcends genres. The Baltimore natives have produced a collection of songs that feature lush soundscapes and a more nuanced and melodic sound when compared to the screamo-aggression […]
Slow Town’s 17th release from Melbournes Luis CL is an ode to analogue jams. The Cran town EP shows what Luis CL (one half of the Zanzibar Chanel duo and co-founder of Ruff Records) is know for: Dirty but groovy drum arrangements, analogue synths and dreamy melodies and his kind […]
Originally released in 1978, this is the only known album by this super hot Atlanta, Georgia band. The Chapparrals were known for wild onstage antics, deep funky sounds and for taking no prisoners when they opened for any of the numerous recording acts they had the pleasure of working with […]
A true classic from Germany’s early ’70s kraut scene sees its first ever vinyl reissue! Eiliff’s eponymous album, originally out in 1971 on the Philips label, combines the progressivism of UK bands à la King Crimson, Soft Machine and Van Der Graaf Generator with the atmospheres of German groups s.a. […]
NU YORK GROOVE SESSIONS drops a hot collection of 10 rare boogie funk, disco and classics taking it back to essence of the Sound of New York. There’s a definitive cross section of flavors giving you a look into the late 70’s and early 80’s NY club scene. Repressed and […]
NU YORK GROOVE SESSIONS drops another hot LP of rare boogie, disco dub & holy grail cuts! Followers of LARRY LEVAN’s Paradise Garage, crate diggin’ fanatics & trainspotters alike should jump for joy when they hear this.
Their legendary 1970 debut album was a sign of things to come for GEORGE CLINTON and his psychedelic funk band. This 10-track album, released the same year as their debut FUNKADELIC record, easily captures the druggy haze of the era.
The first ever official reissue of the 1981 gospel disco monster “HOLDING ON” from the short-lived NYC group is highly sought after. Includes the R&B gospel song “JESUS IS THE LIGHT”. Features full liner notes and an unreleased photo of the band.
Dark Entries Editions is proud to reissue “Ghost Town” the 1984 debut 12” single by Mono Band from Italy. The project was conceived by producer Rene ‘D’Herin and Massimo Fantinatiti aka Fantenax. They teamed up with songwriter and guitarist Luigi Venegoni aka Svengile who had previously worked with progressive and […]
X is the tenth album by Klaus Schulze. It was originally released in 1978, and on X Schulze attempted to execute a concept album of six “musical biographies” evoking contemporary or historical intellectuals with an influence on Schulze: Friedrich Nietzsche, Georg Trakl, Frank Herbert, Friedemann Bach, Ludwig II. von Bayern, […]
Charlotte Gainsbourg, daughter of Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin, worked tirelessly on ‘Rest’ for seven years before it was ready for release. The effect of this time spent in gestation is palpable, giving a sense of her meditative and contemplative process of songwriting. ‘Rest’ draws from a broad palette of […]