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Added to site: Tuesday 7th April 2020

Sweet Spirit
Trinidad


  • Vinyl LP (MRG705LP)
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Black Meteoric Star
Disco


  • Vinyl Triple LP (VOL004)
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Floating Points
Bias

Following the success of his second full-length Floating Points album Crush, released at the end of 2019, Sam Shepherd delivers an extended version of one of its highlights, ‘Bias’, on 12” vinyl. The first side features a new ‘Mayfield Depot’ remix, while the reverse houses the longer version of the original. 
  • Vinyl 12" (ZEN12538)
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Scott Hardware
Engel

Engel is the second album by Toronto musician Scott Hardware. The album was inspired by the WIm Wenders film Wings of Desire and displays similar ups, downs, darkness and mundanity as the film. His music may appeal to fans of Rufus Wainwright and Jeff Buckley, but unlike those guys he keeps his vocals really low in the mix.
  • Vinyl LP (TER065LP)
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Current 93
If A Star Turns Into Ashes

David Tibet announces the release of a new Current 93 album in typically odd fashion, and also gives the album some typically odd quirks. If A Star Turns Into Ashes will be released as a limited run of 1000 picture discs in clear PVC sleeves. There will be 500 with a reproduction of a painting by David Tibet and 500 with a reproduction of a painting by him. This may mean that they’re all the same - but they're  not, they're different colours. Oh David! The album also has an untitled track on each side.
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Sei Still
Sei Still

Sei Still come from Mexico City but play music that’s more in keeping with 1970s Germany. There’s clear influence from the likes of Can and Neu! but they also take pointers from minimalism and films such as Easy Rider and Andrei Tarkovksy’s 1979 classic, Stalker. Motorik beats recorded in Mexican woodland.
  • Vinyl LP (FC129V12)
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Reciprocate
Yeah Well

Reciprocate formed following the break-up of Shield Your Eyes. Their music flies in the face of what’s cool and acceptable for an underground rock band to do. They write romantic love songs but doing this gives them the kick they need. And it has to be said, they are played with a soulful vibe and the gusto of Keith Moon driving a Chrysler into an ornamental pond (the Roll Royce in a swimming pool thing is myth). Yeah Well is their new album
  • Vinyl LP (WAAT073LP)
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Added to site: Monday 6th April 2020

Quelle Chris & Chris Keys
Innocent Country 2

Following the success of his collaboration with producer Chris Keys five years ago, Gavin Christopher Tennille (a.k.a. rapper Quelle Chris) delivers a sequel to the beloved Innocent Country. Astonishingly, it’s even more ambitious than the original, including collaborations with comedian Josh Gondelman and hip-hop star Earl Sweatshirt. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (MMG001451)
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Disembowelment
Dusk and Deep Sensory Procession into Aural Fate

Deep Sensory Procession Into Aural Fate was recorded over two days in August in 1991 as the second demo from Australian doom metal outfit Disembowelment. An edited version of this was released the following year by Relapse as the Dusk EP. This double-LP set brings all of that material together on vinyl for the very first time. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (RR42171)
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Disembowelment
Transcendence into the Peripheral

Now-defunct Australian doom metal outfit Disembowelment were one of the most enigmatic underground groups of the early Nineties. Released in 1993 via Relapse, their debut album Transcendence Into The Peripheral contained ominous drumming, incantatory death-metal vocals and menacing passages of ambiance. It now gets a re-release on 2xLP. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (RR60651)
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Lightning Bug
October Song

The creative team of songwriter Audrey Kang, multi-instrumentalist Kevin Copeland and producer Logan Miley deliver another exceptional Lightning Bug release, this time a nine-track 12” vinyl EP titled October Song. Their unspoken bond is on display yet again, and sees Kang exploring and detailing what it means to be alive. 
  • Vinyl 12" (FP17451)
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Elephant Tree
Habits

Nearly half a decade of touring has made London’s Elephant Tree one of the tightest practitioners of doom-rock and prog-rock around. In 2020, they return with their third studio album Habits, produced to pin-point perfection at The Church studios and which could see them burst out from the underground. 
  • Vinyl LP (HRR332V)
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Dana Gavanski
Yesterday Is Gone

Vancouver-born Serbian singer Dana Gavanski  releases her debut album, Yesterday is Gone. It was recorded with Toronto psychedelic musician Sam Gleason, who was apparently responsible for the tunes and Mike Lindsay of Tuung and Lump who developed the sound of the record. A beautiful psych-folk affair that lands somewhere between Cate Le Bon and Weyes Blood.
  • Vinyl LP (FTH356LPB)
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Lady Gaga
CHROMATICA

Here's something to get us through the crisis - the promise of a new Lady Gaga album. Cue excitement amongst her 162 million little monsters fanbase. CHROMATICA is said to be a cyberpunk record (perhaps a bit like Billy Idol's 1993 album?) and sees her working with producers such as Mark Ronson, Sophie and Boys Noize.  
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Adam Oko
Diet Of Germs

Some really apt record titles around at the moment the latest being this re-issue of a 2015 cassette by Adam Oko. We don't know too much about him other than this was released on the Astro:Dynamics label and features Kate Bush's nephew Raven Bush on Suketo. Otherwise it's all Oko's thing and is a lovely swirling 12" of jazzy electronica that could do with finding a wider audience.  

Dawan Muhammad
Deep Stream

Not much is known about Dawan Muhammed's Deep Stream  - a 1979 era private press album now re-issued on High Jazz. A Google search reveals very little but listening through the album it is immediately clear that this is a beautiful work of spiritual jazz that needs to reach a wider audience. It features seven glistening tracks of piano, sax and cool vocal harmonies. A beautiful ride. 
  • Vinyl LP (HJLP010)
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Chupacabras
Chupacabras

Chupacabras literally means goat sucker a legendary creature in folklore. It is also the nom de plume of this London via New York DJ. He is already well immersed in the international techno and house scenes which led him to hook up with legendary imprint L.I.E.S  for this for track EP. Expect acidy synth lines, thumping drums and a classic electro feel. 
  • Vinyl 12" (LIES153)
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Jonny Nash and Suzanne Kraft
A Heart So White

Jonny Nash and Suzanne Kraft have worked together previously on their well regarded Passive Aggressive album of 2017. A Heart So White is their first new material since and shows the duo limiting their resources to only a few available instruments and recording in a former synagogue in Holland. The result is a delicate set of new recordings that showcase acoustic instruments and lots of ambient use of space. 

Ron Boots / Jo Bogaert / Morten Søndergaard
Lachrymation / Ambient Kinsky / Sahara I Mine Hænder / Far Boundaries

The artists and title tell you pretty much everything you need to know about this four track 12” on Stroom. It features Ron Boots who has two of the tracks, along with Jo Bogaert and  Morten Søndergaard who have a track each. This is very limited, but look out for more of these coming your way.
  • Vinyl 12" (STREP-039)
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Hiele
Stadspark

Hiele is an electronic composer and musician based in Antwerp, Belgium. His new album is called Stadspark, a one time recreational area in his home city which is now a seemingly dystopian no go area. It has become a dumping ground for unwanted pets and the playground area is sealed off with crime tape. On Universal Exports - a new label ran by Roman Hiele himself, producer Yves De Mey and Allon Kaye who runs the most excellent Entr'acte label.
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Linda Majika / Thoughts Visions & Dreams feat. Ray Phiri
Let's Make A Deal / Step Out Of My Life

Originally released in South Africa in the late '80s, these two rare cuts have been put together on super loud 12" vinyl. Linda Majika's Let's Make A Deal was a noted club track of the era and over on the flip the late night sax workout Step Out of My Life by Thoughts Visions and Dreams was a popular tune of the times which sees its first vinyl pressing since its original release. 
  • Vinyl 12" (RH RSS 28)
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Augustus Pablo
Rising Sun

Rising Sun was the first Augustus Pablo record to be recorded in the digital age. The noted Jamaican producer was known for his 1970s dub and reggae cuts but began using more modern production techniques which took him to a whole new audience particularly in America. here, in his own words he 'mixed up the vibe a little' producing one of his most successful albums. 
  • Vinyl LP (0601811009017)
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Augustus Pablo
Blowing With The Wind

Blowing In The Wind was a 1990 album by noted reggae and dub producer Augustus Pablo which was seen at the time as some of his best work since his mid '70s golden era. It married modern production techniques to his classic roots sound introducing him to a whole new generation of listeners. Re-issue LP on Greensleeves. 
  • Vinyl LP (0601811014912)
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Atonal
Cithare

Superb EP compiled from the DAT archive of Kieran Warren aka Atonal. The previous only available track he released as Atonal featured on a compilation on Damon D'Cruz's (Jack Trax / Chill Records) imprint Metatone. There was a full release in the works but the label vanished. Finally we get to here these five lush tracks recorded around the early to mid '90s. They yield a timeless UK techno sound reminiscent of very early Black Dog, Balil, B12, Aphex Twin, Kirk Degiorgio, Stasis etc. Any of these tracks would have fitted nicely on Warp's two Artificial Intelligence compilations.
  • Vinyl 12" (BLOW03)
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OL
Sorm

Here we have a new seven track 10” from Russian DJ and electronic producer Oleg Buyanov, under the alias OL. It’s released on Russian label Gost Zvuk, a label with a history rooted in the squat flats of St. Petersberg, and is known for its leftfield and experimental techno. Gold & purple mixed vinyl, hand-stamped label.
  • Vinyl 10" (GIN010)
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Willie J Healey
Twin Heavy

Willie J Healy hails from Oxfordshire and he sings and writes songs. He was very nearly a boxer, but a few Neil Young records soon put him on the path he’s confidently strutting down now. Twin Heavy is his latest album and going by the first single to be lifted from it, Why You Gotta Do It, it seems he’s going down a Phil Spector path, thankfully only in terms of the sound of his records.
  • Vinyl LP (YALA13LP)
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Added to site: Saturday 4th April 2020

Sam Gendel & Sam Wilkes
Music for Saxofone & Bass Guitar

Music for Saxofone & Bass Guitar by Sam Gendel and Sam Wilkes straddles a number of genres and will appeal to a fans of trailblazers such as John Coltrane, J Dilla, Aphex Twin, Sun Ra, Daniel Lanois, Brian Eno, Alice Coltrane and Flying Lotus. And whilst this may seem too much of an odd mix, it is how it sounds. There’s ambient bits, beats, gentle jazz and wild free jazz all working together.
  • Vinyl LP (LR142LP)
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Model Home
One Year

Model Home hail from Washington DC and make experimental hip-hop and noise. Their new album is called One Year. The rapping comes from NappyNappa whilst the beats and electronics  from Patrick Cain. They are loosely connected to fellow DC hip-hoppers Future Times Crew, whose Max D guests on the album. 

Green-House
Six Songs for Invisible Gardens

A highly intriguing curio for fans of classic ambient music - think Brian Eno’s famous works and '80s new age material. Six Songs For Invisible Gardens by Green-House aka Olive Ardizoni was created with the intention of improving personal living spaces. Initially released as a limited-run cassette, it now comes to vinyl via MatthewDavid and Jesselisa Moretti's L.A. based Leaving Records.
  • Vinyl LP (LR159LP)
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Various
High Fidelity (A Hulu Original Soundtrack)

Featuring tracks from William Onyeabor, Dexys Midnight Runners and Blondie, Mondo presents the soundtrack to the new ten-part Hulu series re-imagining Nick Hornby’s novel High Fidelity about lovelorn, obsessive record store owners in 2020 Williamsburg. It’s a mix of classic tracks and re-worked originals. 
  • Vinyl LP (MOND163)
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Scott Bomar
Dolemite Is My Name (Music from the Netflix Film)

Scored with original music from Scott Bomar that scans as a tribute to Seventies funk and classic Blaxploitation movie soundtracks, the music from Netflix film Dolemite Is My Name comes to vinyl. Concerning the story of filmmaker Rudy Ray Moore - played by Eddie Murphy - it’s the culmination of a 15-year passion project. 
  • Vinyl LP (MOND169)
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Capcom Sound Team
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis

Laced Records and Capcom team up to press the soundtrack to 1999’s Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, released for the PlayStation. Scored innovatively by Masami Ueda, Saori Maeda and Shusaku Uchiyama, it’s been re-mastered for this double-vinyl release and given new, gatefold artwork by Boris Moncel. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (LMLP43)
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Added to site: Friday 3rd April 2020

Low End Activist
Game Theory

An essential double 12” vinyl release on Seagrave Records from British electronic artist Larry Sanderson as Low End Activist. On Game Theory, he throws all the hardcore elements of British dance music history, from jungle and drum & bass to garage and grime. Pay As You Go / Roll Deep badman MC Flowdan spits bars on the title cut to devastating effect. 
  • Vinyl Double 12" (SR080A)
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Various
Spiritual Jazz Vol. 11 : SteepleChase

SteepleChase Records is the Copenhagen-based jazz label set up by Nils Winther. It specialises in bringing European jazz to the fore. Its origins lie in recording the likes of Chet Baker, Dexter Gorden and Stan Getz when toured in the country. However, it specialised in  European-based artists such as Billy Gault, Johnny Dyani and Khan Jamal, and also released some obscure gems by Jackie McLean and Mary Lou Williams. Spiritual Jazz Vol. 11 doffs its cap to the label with this special release.
  • Vinyl Double LP (JMANLP120)
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Gabber Modus Operandi
HOXXXYA

Not an easy one to describe this one from Indonesia’s Gabber Modus Operandi. A gurning, hypnotic blend of metal, gamelan, industrial and hardcore and even a bit of traditional Indonesian folk. The results are not like anything else and possibly not for the faint hearted but will appeal to anyone missing a bit of madcap rave or lunatic hardcore in their life.  
  • Vinyl LP (SBKT029)
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bdrmm
Bedroom

Taking inspiration from alternative music both modern and classic, Bedroom is the hotly anticipated full-length debut from Hull/Leeds band bdrmm (pronounced the same as the album title). Loosely conceived around a plotline of a disintegrating long-term relationship set against a backdrop of the highs and lows of your early twenties, it’s set to be one of the best British guitar debuts of 2020. 
  • Vinyl LP (SCR160LP)
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Mr. Oizo
Pharmacist

Pharmacist is the new single from Mr. Oizo. Side A of this 10” features Belgian rapper Roméo Elvis. Although Pharmacist is not a palindrome, Mr. Oizo has tried his best as on side B we have Tsicamrahp which features Belgian rapper, or Naigleb reppar, Oémor Sivle. Anyway, Mr. Oizo has decided to donate all proceeds from the sale of this record to AH-HP, an organisation helping hospitals in Paris and the Ile-de-France deal with the Covid-19 outbreak.
  • Vinyl 10" (BEC5650828)
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Post Malone
Hollywood's Bleeding

Following the raging success of Beerbongs & Bentleys last year, Texan rapper Post Malone capitalises by unleashing his third studio album just 17 months later. Trailed by no fewer than three US Billboard Top 3 singles already, Hollywood’s Bleeding ought to see Post smashing records once again. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (0864313)
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Nightports w/ Betamax
Nightports w/ Betamax

VHS vs Betamax was the great home video fight of the early '80s but now we get Nightports Vs Betamax. Nightports are two musicians from Leeds and Hull who are experts in manipulating electronics and here team up with drum wizard Betamax of The Comet is Coming. Their rule is to only use the sounds made by the musician (i.e no sampling, found sounds etc) and they utilise the wild, improvised drumming to it's limit, finding melodies and hidden rhythms and manipulate them to their own end.  
  • Vinyl LP (BAY118V)
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Added to site: Thursday 2nd April 2020

Tenniscoats
Music Exists Box

Japanese duo Tenniscoats exist in their own wonderful, beautiful world. Despite having a worldwide fanbase, its not always been easy to get their albums outside of their home country. There was Two Sunsets, of course, their fabulous collaboration with The Pastels, and some of you may have got your hands on their Tokinouta LP, but otherwise, their LPs are pretty scarce. Rejoice then in this 5 LP box set containing all 5 of their Music Exists albums. Limited edition, one time pressing.
  • Vinyl Deluxe LP box set (N 70 BOX-B)
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Jan Jelinek
Tierbeobachtungen

Jan Jelenik's Tierbeobachtungen (try saying that after a few pints) was originally released in 2006 but now gets a re-issue on Fatiche. The six tracks on the album were based upon the live shows Jelenik was playing at the time - using loops and guitar effects to create slowly unfurling cosmic sounding music that blurs that line between sleep and non-sleep. 
  • Vinyl LP (fait-back07LP)
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Evan Caminiti
Varispeed Hydra

Typically kinda taking his time, Evan Caminiti returns after three years with Varispeed Hydra, the follow-up to Toxic City Music. Caminiti is now fully committed to electronic production following a glacial paced shift from his guitar drone work with Barn Owl. Varispeed Hydra mixes sounds of nature - birds, water, insects, with electronics to make a statement about what we will lose in the apparent ongoing destruction of our planet.
  • Vinyl LP (DE005LP)
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Imaginary Softwoods
Annual Flowers In Color

Annual Flowers In Color by Imaginary Softwoods, AKA John Elliott from Cleveland kosmische band Emeralds, was previously released in 2016 as a double cassette on Mineral Disk. Despite the disparate nature of the styles on offer here, from spoken word, tape experiments and firmly structured sounds alongside the ambient work this project is known for, it makes for a fairly definitive Imaginary Softwoods album.
  • Vinyl LP (AS-026/MD-007)
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Hayvanlar Alemi
Psychedelia In Times Of Turbulence

Formed two decades ago in the Turkish capital of Ankara, Hayvanlar Alemi continue to plough their lonely furrow of truly out-there experimental rock. Influenced by drone, desert blues and space rock, the seven-track Psychedelia In Times of Turbulence incorporates rhythms and scales from every continent. 
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Old Man Gloom
Seminar IX: Darkness Of Being

Seminar IX: Darkness Of Being is one of two albums being released together by experimental metal group Old Man Gloom. They comprise members of Isis, Sumac, Converge and Cave In. Caleb Scofield, who was a founding member of the band, died in tragic circumstances, was replaced by his former Cave In bandmate Stephen Brodsky. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (PFL241LP)
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Old Man Gloom
Seminar VIII: Light Of Meaning

Following the tragic death of bass player and singer Caleb Scofield, the future alt. metal supergroup Old Man Gloom was less than certain. Aaron Turner, also of Sumac and Isis, Nate Newton also of Converge, along with drummer Santos Montano decided to recruit Stephen Brodsky, who had played with Scofield in Cave In, to carry his torch and continue the work of the band. Their new album, Seminar VIII: Light Of Meaning, follows two albums titled Ape Of God, a move which was thought of as hilarious by the band and confusing by fans. It was produced by Matt Bayles, Kurt Ballou and Randall Dunn, known for making heavy rock even heavier.
  • Vinyl Double LP (PFL240LP)
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Eileen Gogan and The Instructions
Under Moving Skies

Under Moving Skies is the new album by Eileen Gogan and The Instructions. Gogan, an Irish singer / songwriter, also produced the album. There’s a whole bunch of guests on here including Sean O'Hagan, Cathal Coughlan, Damian O'Neill, Terry Edwards and Stephen Ryan. Gogan’s voice has been likened to Sandy Denny and Kirsty MacColl. The music on offer takes its cues from a number of influences including Neil Young, Richard & Linda Thompson, Yo La Tengo, REM, Patti Smith and Can. Sounds pretty good, right?
  • Vinyl LP (DEEDEE002)
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Odessey & Oracle
Crocorama

Crocoroma is the third LP from the French band who name themselves after a classic album by The Zombies, Odyssey and Oracle. For this they’ve blended French folk and pop and take their influences from ‘60s and ‘70s acts White Noise, McDonalds and Giles, 10cc, Robert Wyatt, the ‘70s Brazillian sounds of Caetano Veloso, Clube da Esquina and French chanteuses France Gall and Brigitte Fontaine.
  • Vinyl LP (LPOULS001)
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Vivien Goldman
Launderette

Laundrette by musician, journalist and academic Vivien Goldman is a classic of post-punk and reggae fusion. It was recorded by Adrian Sherwood in 1981. John Lydon, then of Public Image Limited along with bandmate Keith Levene also helped with the recording which took place in PiL’s studio. Goldman’s high voice was anchored by a heavy bass line played by George Oban of Aswad. This is the first ever reissue.
  • Vinyl 7" (STAUB155)
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The Kingstonians
Hold Down / Nice Nice

Collectors item alert! Well, a repressed version, but a mint copy of uptempo reggae classic Hold Down by The Kingstonians would set you back somewhere in the region of £400-£500. Here you can buy a mint copy of the 7” with Nice Nice on the flip for considerably less money. The two tracks are taken from the Jamaican trio’s Sufferer album from 1970. 
  • Vinyl 7" (HRSS0003)
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Nora Dean
Peace Begins Within / Ay Ay Ay Ay

Nora Dean was a fabulous singer and sang with The Soulettes, The Ebony Sisters and The Soul Sisters as well as having a solo career which produced the 1969 hit Barbwire. Here we have Peace Begins Within and on the flip, the typically Jamaican although not particularly reggae-ish, Ay Ay Ay Ay. The A-side is an uptempo reggae classic, whilst the B-side is delivered in an unconventional manner with some mesmerising guitar and tribal drums.
  • Vinyl 7" (HRSS0001)
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Added to site: Wednesday 1st April 2020

Inventions
Continuous Portrait

Matthew Robert Cooper (a.k.a. Eluvium) and Explosions In The Sky’s Mark T. Smith collaborate once again as Inventions, presenting their third studio album Continuous Portrait. It’s the boldest and least characteristic work yet, at least in terms of what you might expect given their own work, but it’s hypnotic and playful enough to fit in with 2014’s self-titled effort and 2015’s Maze of Woods. 
  • Vinyl LP (TRR346LP)
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Various (Sordid Sound System, Secret Circuit, TCB, Youkounkoun etc.)
V Is For Vision

Marking the fifth anniversary of the Invisible, Inc. label, the nine-track compilation V Is For Vision doesn’t take the easy route of looking backwards to its defining releases, but instead focusses on showcasing the imprint’s latest signings. Includes cuts from Sigward & Oliver Sudden, Sordid Sound System and Double Discone. 
  • Vinyl LP (INVINC25LP)
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Pale Cocoon
繭 (Mayu)

Named presumably because protagonist Tsuyoshi Kawabata felt like he was springing forth from a cocoon during the making of this record, Mayu is a long lost collection from the artist (as Pale Cocoon) that is inspired by the Japanese countryside. Kawabata blends synths, noise and shimmering guitars on works which have been compared to Woo, Cluster and Penguin Cafe Orchestra. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (conatala001)
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Greg Fox
Contact

The latest album from multi-disciplinary artist Greg Fox, Contact is an even greater evolution of his various talents than any of his other previous (and brilliant) releases. Producer Randall Dunn has helped him expand the borders of his artistry, simultaneously stripping back the sonic load and adding more emotional weight to it. 
  • Vinyl LP (RVNGNL59LP)
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Kanye West
Jesus Is King

A long-awaited release on transparent blue vinyl for Jesus Is King, the ninth studio album from Kanye West which was released digitally back in October 2019 and which coincided with IMAX film of the same name. With a prominent Christian theme, Jesus Is King is certainly the most divisive ye album - and that’s saying something! 
  • Vinyl LP (0846466)
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Falle Nioke & Ghost Culture
Youkounkoun

Working with acclaimed electronic music producer Ghost Culture (a.k.a. James Greenwood) to amplify his arsenal of West African instrumentation, Guinea-born artist Falle Nioke looks to build on his Margate-based cult following with this four-track, 12” EP titled Youkounkoun on London-based PRAH. 
  • Vinyl 12" (PRAH26)
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Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard
The Non-Stop EP

Starting as a one-man bedroom recording project before blooming into a four-piece band, Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard play a slacker brand of ‘70s rock. They released their debut single, Double Denim Hop in 2018 which was championed by Iggy Pop on BBC 6 Music and Huw Stephens and Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1.The Non-Stop EP actually features 10 tracks including the aforementioned Double Denim Hop and it’s follow-up Late Night City.
  • Vinyl LP (COMM364)
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Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
Sideways to New Italy

Having scored one of the sleeper hits of the indie scene in 2018 with their debut Hope Downs, Australian quintet Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever waste no time in making a follow-up. Sideways To New Italy concerns how their relationships to their home country have changed in the aftermath of relentlessly touring the world over the last few years. 
  • Vinyl LP (SP1360X)
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Pere Ubu
By Order Of Mayor Pawlicki (Live In Jarocin)

By Order Of Mayor Pawlicki (Live In Jarocin) by Pere Ubu captures the band on a troubled tour of Poland in 2017. Despite the struggles with schedules and failing equipment, the band played a storming set of material plucked from, what many would say was, their classic period, 1975-1982. It covers the time when they released songs such as Final Solution and classic albums such as The Modern Dance and Dub Housing. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (BREDD806)
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Added to site: Tuesday 31st March 2020

The Howl & The Hum
Human Contact

York-based indie newcomers The Howl & The Hum deliver their long-awaited debut full-length album. Ironically titled Human Contact in the context of the coronavirus lockdown, it specifically addresses the distinctly modern sense of loneliness that non-stop social media can engender in us, a phenomenon where we're bombarded with head-spinning promises of something new and different just around the corner, yet we can never escape our past, and with it, our sense of regret.
  • Vinyl Double LP (THATH005LP)
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March
Set Loose

Dutch/Belgian four-piece March bestow upon us their second studio album. A utilitarian collection of 11 loud and raw tracks, Set Loose concerns the primal and undying need to turn up the volume and make some righteous noise and, as ever, the star attraction is lead singer Fleur’s raging vocals. 
  • Vinyl LP (UMLP97)
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Piper
Sunshine Kiz

Assembled in the space of just six months, displaying the creative restlessness of its creators Piper and their ingenious lead singer Keisuke Yamamoto, 1984’s wonderful Sunshine Kiz followed up the genre-defining Gentle Breeze by including more vocal-orientated tracks and live instrumentation. 
  • Vinyl LP (STS-071)
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Razorcuts
The World Keeps Turning

A deluxe re-issue of The World Keeps Turning, the second album from short-lived London-based indie band Razorcuts. Originally released in 1989 on Creation, it was bolder than their already-great debut Storyteller and put the rest of the indie ghetto to shame. Now, it gets a 2xLP re-issue on white / transparent green vinyl, with a bonus eight-track album and in-depth sleeve notes. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (OPT4.027)
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Razorcuts
Storyteller

A deluxe re-issue of Storyteller, the debut album from short-lived London-based indie band Razorcuts. Originally released in 1988 on Creation, it’s a lean and taut 35-minute collection that put them streets ahead of their competitors at the time. Now, it gets a 2xLP re-issue on white / transparent pink vinyl, with a bonus eight-track album and in-depth sleeve notes. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (OPT4.026)
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Fluxion
Perspectives

Konstantinos Soublis delivers his ninth full-length album under his Fluxion moniker, and it’s a rather more meditative and personal work than the cutting-edge releases that have made him one of avant-garde electronica’s most famous names. Perspectives speaks to a restless creative mind, and a need to keep moving. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (VMR006)
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Grischa Lichtenberger
KAMILHAN, il y a péril en la demeure

The final instalment in a series of five works by Grischa Lichtenberger that began back in 2015. KAMILHAN, il y a péril en la demeure sees the artist again experimenting with pop and hip-hop structures, breaking down and reconstituting rhythms into intricate patterns and then shooting them through with melody. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (r-m171-2)
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Nuron / As One
La Source

Nuron is known for techno, emotion and melody He brings these facets to Belgian label De:tuned for the first time in his 25 year career. Side one sees his drum programming and synth arranging skills with his take on the Detroit sound. Side two contains sees Nuron remixing two tracks by As One (Kirk Degiorgio) from his recent De:tuned album, Communion.
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caroline
Dark blue

Caroline are a three-piece from London. They build their songs from a wide range of influences such as emo, Appalachian folk, dance and minimalist classical music. Not content with a song being simply done, they deconstruct and reconstruct until they have the finished article. Dark Blue is their debut 12” single.
  • Vinyl 12" (RT0125T)
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Mønic
Beyond The Bounds

A new 12” release from Osiris label boss Simon Shreeve under his Mønic alias, as he seeks to explore his atmospheric vision for drum & bass. ‘Beyond The Bounds’ is a breakbeat odyssey, influenced by the more chaotic productions of Aphex Twin, while flip side ‘Parallels’ is more futuristic and dark. 
  • Vinyl 12" (OSMUK061)
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Mønic
Research Methods

A new three-track EP from Osiris label boss Simon Shreeve under his Mønic alias, as he marks the imprint’s 60th release with an exploration of his atmospheric vision for drum & bass. Research Methods kicks off with the enervating ‘Regeneration’, continuing with the dark title track and ending with jazzy, experimental ‘Always For Tomorrow’. 
  • Vinyl 12" (OSMUK060)
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Namco Sounds
Tekken 2

Conjuring up memories of late-night video game sessions with mates for a whole generation, Namco Sounds brings the soundtrack to the iconic Tekken 2 to heavyweight vinyl. Spread over 31 tracks and four sides of wax, and taken from the 1995 arcade and 1996 PlayStation titles, it comes with original artwork from Samuel Donato (a.k.a. DXSinfinite). 
  • Vinyl Double LP (LMLP31)
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Namco Sounds
Tekken

The soundtrack to countless late-night video game sessions with mates for a generation, Namco Sounds brings the score to the iconic Tekken to vinyl. Spread over 30 tracks and four sides of wax, and taken from the 1994 arcade and 1995 PlayStation titles, it comes with original artwork from Samuel Donato (a.k.a. DXSinfinite). 
  • Vinyl Double LP (LMLP30)
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Croatian Amor & Varg2TM
Body of Water / Body of Carbon

Body of Carbon / Body of Water sees two EPs by Croatian Amor & Varg2TM released as one LP for the first time. The duo first collaborated on Body of Water in 2018. The five tracks of summer-soaked ambience make up side one. They collaborated again the following year to make Body of Carbon, which is sharper, faster and driven by beats and makes up side two. On Posh Isolation.
  • Vinyl LP (PI202229)
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Powerplant
A Spine / Evidence

Having left the bedroom and grown into a full band Powerplant release A Spine / Evidence - a five track EP that sees them still mining the The Devo, Tubeway Army, Screamers and Lost Sounds seams but now they seem a bit weirder - there’s crooning involved - with more speed. Clear vinyl 7" on Static Shock Records.
  • Vinyl 7" (SSR076)
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Paddy Kingsland
Doctor Who: The Visitation

Paddy Kingsland scored the 1982 episode of Doctor Who: The Visitation. Peter Davidson was in The Doctors...er...clothes at the time, dressed sort of like a cricket umpire, I think. Anyway, it was set in 17th century England when aliens known as the Terileptils spread a plague in a plot to take over the planet. Paddy Kingsland was part of the famed Radiophonic Workshop.
  • Vinyl LP (SILLP1570)
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Dudley Simpson
Doctor Who: The Sun Makers

Doctor Who: The Sun Makers dates back to 1977 when the wonderful old thesp Tom Baker starred as The Doctor, Leela was his assistant and K-9 was his faithful pet. The story is set on Pluto when the planet is the grip of a corrupt business and high taxes are causing misery among the population. The episode was scored by composer Dudley Simpson who also scored shows such as Blake’s 7, The Tomorrow People as well other Doctor Who episodes.  
  • Vinyl LP (SILLP1569)
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Plone
Puzzlewood

Veteran vintage electronic guys Plone are back. Coming up in the mid ‘90s alongside Broadcast and Pram, they were part of the retro-futuristic scene in Birmingham with links to Ghost Box co-founder Julian House. Now trimmed to a duo, Billy Bainbridge and Mike Johnston have used their knowledge of music technology to create Puzzlewood. It’s an album that takes its cues from library music and children's’ TV, making it a joyous celebration of analogue synths and melody.
  • Vinyl LP (GBX034LP)
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Nick Hakim
Will This Make Me Good

Will This Make Me Good is the second album by U.S. singer / songwriter Nick Hakim. It follows his much lauded 2017 debut Green Twins. Before he recorded this album he worked with the likes of Onyx Collective, Anderson .Paak, Jesse and Forever, Lianne La Havas and Slingbaum which only served to reinforce the ideas he had for this album. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (ATO0514LP)
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Added to site: Monday 30th March 2020

The National
High Violet (Expanded Edition)

High Violet is arguably the best album by The National. It was originally released in 2010 and has been expanded for this 10th anniversary edition. It’s spread over three LPs with the original album taking up the first records. The third LP is made up of alternate takes and live tracks that have never been released on vinyl before. Bloodbuzz Ohio, Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks and Terrible Love are among the tracks on this classic album.
  • Vinyl Triple LP (4AD0244LPX)
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Warren Ellis
This Train I Ride (Original Soundtrack)

The score to a new documentary film from Arno Bitschy concerning American women who hopped freight trains in a search for a place they belonged in a country that still had a revolutionary spirit, Bad Seed Warren Ellis constructed This Train I Ride last year as his parent band worked on the brilliant Ghosteen. 
  • Vinyl LP (INV230LP)
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Other Lives
For Their Love

Five years on from their beloved Rituals album, Oklahoman indie-rockers Other Lives give us their fourth studio effort, For Their Love. Consisting of ten tracks put down at their own Cooper Mountain Studios, it’s rooted in the blissful moments that made Rituals such a success yet still takes their sound in a new, darker direction. 
  • Vinyl LP (PIASR1145LPC)
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JG Thirlwell & Simon Steensland
Oscillospira

Oscillospira is a fascinating meeting between two unique yet very different artists - New York-based composer and producer JG Thirlwell and Swedish theatrical music composer Simon Steensland. Playing light and dark, good and evil, tension and relaxation off of each other, it’s like the soundtrack to some long-lost David Lynch movie. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (IPC221LP)
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Bo Ningen
B.C

The first new material in a while from Japanese four piece Bo Ningen. An album is due soon but in the age old tradition, they have released a taster 7". The lead track B.C showcases a slightly more accessible sound than some of their fearsome earlier work and is backed by a remix from their fellow countryman Foodman. 
  • Vinyl 7" (ALCOPOP196X)
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Art Brut
Bang Bang Rock & Roll

'Bang Bang Rock & Roll' is the debut album from angular indie types Art Brut. It was released back in 2005 when the alternative music-scape looked very different to how things are now, when post-punk revival was nearing its decline but popular acts like Franz Ferdinand and The Rakes emerged. Nathan Barley was big, and the NME was promoting bands who mostly wore red trousers. All shouty, theatrical declarations and sharp riffing, the album was widely celebrated upon release. 
  • Vinyl LP (ALCOPOP197XX)
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Michael Chapman
Americana

For someone born in Hunslet Michael Chapman certainly has a solid knowledge of the music of the deep South of the United States. The esteemed guitarist made two albums of superbly crafted fingerpicking folk and alt country in the early 2000s and here picks his favourite tracks for a single album vinyl release. Chapman has written music in many styles but it could be argued that this is his most affecting.  
  • Vinyl LP (CRESTLP108)
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Wiz Khalifa
Kush & Orange Juice

We're now getting anniversary releases of albums released in the 2010s. It has to be said though that Wiz Khalifa was an early proponent of mixtape culture and that Kush & Orange Juice never got a physical release first time round. It's a fun time mixtape with samples galore from Disney soundtracks, video games and all sorts. The theme of the album seems to consists of pre- Covid-19 concerns of partying, women and smoking dope. Those were the golden days, my friend. 
  • Vinyl LP (RSTRM464SP)
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Various
Modern Love: Season 1

Modern Love is an Amazon series based upon the weekly column of the same name published in the New York Times. As with a lot of television shows, it has a soundtrack and this one includes tracks by the likes of Regina Spektor, Goldfrapp and ex Supergrass man Gaz Coombes. Released on Decca  - the label *still* smarting after turning down the Beatles. 
  • Vinyl LP (0841351)
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Added to site: Friday 27th March 2020

Free The Robots
Datu

With its roots of inspiration dating back nearly a decade to a tour in Manila, Chris Alfaro releases his latest Free The Robots studio album Datu on vinyl. Referring to the ruler of a clan / tribe in pre-colonial times in the Philippines, it sees Alfaro connect with his ancestry, forging self-made beats with melodic samples sourced from native Filipino albums and field recordings. 
  • Vinyl LP (DATU1)
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Hiatus Kaiyote
Choose Your Weapon

Australian ensemble Hiatus Kaiyote present Choose Your Weapon, their second album, and by the sounds of it the weapons on offer are Soul, R&B, Funk and Future versions of all of the above. And over eighteen tracks and seventy minutes, they get the chance to deploy them all! A very accomplished work all told.
  • Vinyl Double LP (MOVLP1422C)
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The Soundtrack Of Our Lives
Origin Vol. 1

This looks lavish. It's a re-issue of the fourth album by Swedish psych-pop lot The Soundtrack To Our Lives re-issued on gold coloured vinyl in what is noted as a tri-fold sleeve. It was probably the high point of a career which saw them inspired the likes of the Beatles, the Stones and the Who and reaching number one in Sweden. Comes with five bonus tracks. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (MOVLP2646C)
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Kahil El'Zabar
Spirit Groove

Spirit Groove is the latest missive from jazz master Kahil El’Zabar and like a lot of his work over the past forty years has been made in tandem with sax legend David Murray.  Otherwise El’Zabar brings in younger players to provide a youthful freshness to his soulful jazz and groove. a spiritual and explorative journey.  
  • Vinyl Double LP (LPKEZ003X)
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Added to site: Thursday 26th March 2020

Current 93
Sleep Has His House

Sleep Has His House was an album released by Current 93 circa the year 2000 and is inspired by the passing of David Tibet's father. This new version is remastered from the original tapes and includes unreleased mixes and alternative versions. A meditative exercise in grief and loss, the album has regularly been cited as one of the band's best.   
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  • Vinyl Double LP (HOMALEPH02LP)
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Current 93
Horsey

Featuring what I presume to be a horse on the sleeve is this luxury revamp of Horsey, Current 93's 1997 album. The album uses a variety of instruments to create an eerie, unsettling atmosphere aided and abetted by Nurse With Wound's Steven Stapleton. Originally released as part of a box set with Sol Invictus and Nurse With Wound the album was later released as a standalone entity and now comes with bonus unreleased mixes and alternate versions. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (HOMALEPH01LPB)
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Emperor
As The Shadows Rise

Get down to the nearest animal enclosure for some goat appreciation from Emperor. As The Shadows Rise is the barons of doom 1994 release getting the reissue treatment. You can feel the despair and corpse paint dripping off this one, with lo-fi production, fuzzed beyond recognition guitars, thrashed out drums and vocal brutalisms.
  • Vinyl LP (HHR202026LP)
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Elbow
Live at The Ritz - An Acoustic Performance

Just what we need in these times of crisis - the warm, avuncular sound of Guy Garvey's voice heading up his soft rock mainstays Elbow. Live At The Ritz is a collection of recordings from a selection of acoustic-based shows they did around the release of their last album Giants of All Sizes. It will either be a comforting, familiar blanket or send you racing for the latest Merzbow release but for fans it couldn't be better timed. 
  • Vinyl LP (0848609)
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The Orb
Abolition of the Royal Familia

It may seem like an age since The Orb released a new album but it’s only been two years, which over their career is par for the course. It must be my ailing memory! Abolition of the Royal Familia features a bunch of high profile guests including Youth, Steve Hillage, Roger Eno and Jah Wobble. The veteran electronic duo will be out on tour supporting the album too, so look out for dates.
  • Vinyl Double LP (COOKLP757)
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Added to site: Wednesday 25th March 2020

Jura Soundsystem
With You EP

Jura Soundsystem is the mysterious unnamed head of the Temples of Jura label and With You follows up last year's well received Monster Skies EP. Again the record combines dub, ambient, house and balearic into a melting pot of sound with some guitar and sax added to provide some organic sounds amongst the wilful electronica. 
  • Vinyl LP (TEMPLE003)
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Peaking Lights
E S C A P E

First LP in over three years from the husband and wife duo Peaking Lights. Aaron Coyes and Indra Dunis have built a reputation for making dreamy, dub-infused psych and electronica that helps take the listener into a faraway dreamscape. Hence E S C A P E which helps to provide just that for their listeners - a transcendental, celestial journey for both daydreams and discotheques. 
  • Vinyl Double LP (DKMNTL081)
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Black Devil
Lucifer Is A Flower

Black Devil is the alter ego of Bernard Fevre known mostly for the Black Devil Disco Club album which was released initially in 1978 but found favour with listeners a couple of decades later. Lucifer Is A Flower is his final album, as inventive as all of his previous work and a fitting epitaph for a legendary musician. 
  • Vinyl LP (LO163LPC2)
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