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Bufiman / Betonkust & Palmbomen II / Space Dimension Controller / Lena Willikens
Dekmantel 10 Years 09

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Buttechno
ZCAPRI

Buttechno is such a cool name, although I did originally read the press release as 'a faint rumble is heard from behind the horizon Buttechno cheeks'. It's a fart joke if you haven't already gathered, *one person slowly claps*. ZCAPRI is released on a four-track 12" vinyl, on Zodiac 44. This is the seventh of twelve releases from Buttechno. 
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C.A.R.
Pinned

A full length outing from C.A.R. (Chloé Raunet) sees the twin forces of irresistible pop and electronic post punk join up. There's a distinctly continental air to the tracks, kept from full on piazza lulls by a strikingly cold skeleton. This interplay creates the magical tension on which this album's personality lies.

Calvin Valentine
Plush Seats

Instrumental release from hip-hop producer Calvin Valentine, who might be named after after a Hollyoaks character (though he's from Oregon, United States so probably not). Very classy soul-sampling boom-bap from a young man who has already worked on records for the likes of Nas, De La Soul, and Bun B.
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Camarão
The Imaginary Soundtrack to a Brazilian Western Movie

Camarão is considered one of the finest accordion players ever to come out of Northeastern Brazil, and his marvellous The Imaginary Soundtrack to a Brazilian Western Movie is a great, playful suite of groovy music, drawing up an alternate universe of baiao-inflected cowboy accompaniments. Reissued to CD and vinyl by Analog Africa.

Cardopusher
Mental Jobs

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Carlos Giffoni
Vain

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CCFX
The Remixes

After their The Cure-to-a-baggy-beat debut EP dropped back in 2017, CCFX (a CC Dust/Trans FX collaboration) return to the scene of the crime to serve up four versions of tunes from their eponymous debut. The Remixes, it must be said, is an occasion where the re-rubs are far superior to the originals. The first two are these nice mixes of jungle, shoegaze and ambient music that have a bit of The Orb about them, while the latter pair are big-beat synthwave.
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Ceaser Frazier
Hail Ceaser!

Hail Ceaser! by Ceaser Frazier (yes, the 'a' and the 'e' are meant to be that way round) is one of those early-70s soul jazz records that collectors go ape for. Having regularly fetched three-figure sums on the vinyl black market since its release in 1972, it now gets the reissue treatment from Tidal Waves Music, a label that has also repressed rarities by Nina Simone and Manu Dibango. The six tracks here, all led by Frazier’s hot-fingered Hammond playing, are funkier than a mosquito’s tweeter.

CECILIA
Adoration

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Charlemagne Palestine
Ttuunneesszz Duh Rruunneesszz (Blue TB7 Series)

The highly respected composer and artist Charlemagne Palestine has long adored Moog synthesizers, and started experimenting with them in the 60s. Well now is very different from then, and having been given access to the moog lab he dove right in to create 6 longform drone pieces utilizing as many oscillators as he could imagine. Ttuunneesszz Duh Rruunneesszz is a single piece slit into opening and closing.
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Charlotte de Witte
The Healer EP

Belgian DJ and producer Charlotte de Witte got out five EPs last year, and continues to be a veritable techno factory in 2018 with this, her third for the year so far. Title track is shuddering, high-tempo atmospherics with skittering hats, carried on a belt of intense choir drones and noirish synth strings. The EP continues with the hypnotic ‘Silence’, muscular ‘Kuda’ and heady ambience of ‘Song of the Wood Nymphs’.

Chastity
Death Lust

A re-issue of demos on Brooklyn label Captured Tracks has fuelled a burgeoning interest in Canadian punks Chastity. Support slots with Priests, Fucked Up, Metz and Chelsea Wolfe have only made people more excited about their debut LP Death Lust. The album revolves around the concept that the pain of living knowing we’re going to die is tempered by the ability to cope with that knowledge. LP and CD on Captured Tracks.

Ché-SHIZU
A Journey

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Chemtrails
Calf of the Sacred Cow

Debut full-length LP from London-based quintet Chemtrails. Lo-fi reverb-y dream pop with lashings of surf and psychedelia influences, and lyrical content exploring frontwoman Mia Lust’s experiences of coming out and living as a trans woman. Recommended for fans of the likes of Foxygen. Out on PNKSLM.

Chet Baker
Sings

The classic 1954 LP from the one and only Chet Baker, Chet Baker Sings showcases the jazz icon’s nuanced vocal talent. Part of the Blues Characters series, this compilation edition on vinyl double LP features 20 tracks recorded between 1953-58. Includes digital download code. On Le Chant du Monde.
  • Vinyl Double LP (74288485)
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Chevron
Memory Disks Volume One

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Chris Brann
Deep Fall

A seminal '90s deep house record gets reissued here by its original home of Peacefrog (Moodymann, Little Dragon). By 1997 Chris Brann had already received acclaim for his work as one third of Wamdue Kids, but Deep Fall sees the producer finding his own way and his own sound. The nine tracks here are the deepest of the deep, with mellow synth pads and sultry vocals keeping watch over rigid, slightly tech-house-flavoured drum tracking.
  • Vinyl Double LP (PF071)
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Chris Orrick
Portraits

Michigan native Chris Orrick, formerly known as Red Pill, is known for his searing documentation of decay, family troubles, industrialisation and addiction. His latest album, 'Portraits', is a savage criticism of Trump's America, Orrick's melancholic piano-led balladry lending a particular kind of poignancy. 

Chris Weisman
Chaos Isn’t Single

Chris Wieseman has a unique minimalist take on the sort of singer songwriting as made by the likes of Todd Rundgren and Nilsson.  It's a stark sound that uses jazz and blues influence within Wieseman's unique sound palette. One day he'll reach paydirt a la Elliott Smith but for the moment let's keep him to ourselves ok?  

Chrome Sparks
Chrome Sparks

Chrome Sparks is the recording moniker of Jeremy Malvin. He liked the name so much that he decided to name his debut album that too. There’s a buzz about this guy following a couple of well received EPs on Future Classic, the label that has been home to Chet Faker and Flume. He recorded it partly in a secluded cabin in upstate New York and partly in a studio in Brooklyn. If you like The xx, Machinedrum, Toro y Moi and Flume then you should definitely check this out. LP and CD on Counter Records with artwork by Tonje Thilesen.

Chupa Cabra / No Friendz
Split

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Chvrches
Love Is Dead

This is Chvrches latest record called Love Is Dead and it contains a whole load of sparkly new tracks that, at some point, you'll hear floating around on the ol' radio. These 13 tracks are available on multiple formats; two vinyl LP's, one blue coloured and one transparent, and on CD. Released on Virgin EMI.

Circling Vultures
Game of Chance

This four track EP is the follow up record by Circling Vultures called Game of Chance. Described as 'psychedelic machine music', this mini album is definitely one to add to your collection. A proper underground mix of club tunes that will make the impending apocalypse seem a little more real. Available on vinyl 12" and released on L.I.E.S. 
  • Vinyl 12" (LIES112)
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Clay Wilson
Osho EP

Clay Wilson’s Osho lands on The Bunker New York with great gusto, delivering total power-groove to the dancefloor. And the 12” doesn’t let up either, following Osho with three more Osho’s, courtesy of Derek Plaslaiko, who goes Oogly Boogly, Jason Loveland, who gives a Twisted Interpretation, and rrao, who edits. Strong stuff. 12” vinyl.
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Colin Fisher
V Le Pape

Never overdubbed and always improvised guitar ambience from Toronto's Colin Fisher. A serial collaborator (Not the Wind, Not the Flag, Caribou) now breaking out on his own with the help of The Pape. The Pape has helped guide Fisher truly understand himself as a musician, and helped him produce so very beautiful music along the way. Hurray for The Pape!
  • Vinyl LP (GJ007)
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Compa
Not a Kick

Soundsystem upstart Compa takes time out from running his own CPA Records to return to Deep Medi with another firebrand set. The three tracks of Not A Kick are a neat demonstration of what the producer does best. Wedding grime drum programming with meditative bassweight and the sort of paranoid atmospherics of a Swamp81 drop, Compa makes it all sound effortless here.
  • Vinyl 12" (MEDI10102)
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Cordovas
That Santa Fe Channel

Hailing from Nashville, The Cordovas harmony-laden Americana sound melds the ‘70s folk-rock of California’s Laurel Canyon with the southern rock from the same era. If you like American Beauty-era Grateful Dead, Little Feat circa Dixie Chicken, or more recently, Dawes, then their second long-player, The Santa Fe Channel is for you. LP and CD on ATO Records.

Cosmic Ground
Legacy / The Plague

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Courtney Barnett
Nameless, Faceless

Excitement alert! We've scored some copies of the brand new 7" by Courtney Barnett. This is the first taster of new material from her upcoming as yet unannounced LP. This lass is getting very popular indeed and her recent collaboration with Kurt Vile was something of a winner here at the towers. Get in quick as these could be collectors items in years to come.  

Crimen
Silent Animals

The latest freaky tome to be released by Fuzz Club is the debut LP by Italian trio Crimen. Despite Silent Animals being their first crack at a full-length the group have been together over a decade at this point, and the well-worn chemistry between the three of them is a boon for the band. Music-wise we veer between poles of Wooden Shjips-y slinks (‘Flahzz’) and electro-punk-tinged garage-rock numbers (‘Six Weeks’).

Crucifix
Crucifix

Reissue of anarcho-punks Crucifix’s long out of print self-titled debut EP. Originally released in 1981 on Universal, in their 5 year existence they became notorious for their blend of d-beat and hardcore punk filled with youthful angst driven by political rage. For fans of Discharge, Crass et al. LP on Kustomized.

CUTS
Dream Voyager

‘Dream Voyager’ was one of the standout moments of the two Exist EPs that CUTS released earlier this year on Village Green Recordings (Ellis Island Sound, Moon Gangs). The manner in which it builds from portentous opening synthscape to an earth-shaking climax brought to mind a more bombastic version of something from Jam City’s Dream A Garden. Here the track gets its own release and is backed by remixes from labelmate Ben Chatwin and shoegaze OGs Slowdive.

CVX
Zibaldone III Of CVX

The third instalment of Rupert Clervaux’s Zibaldone Of CVX series is a collection of ‘multi-angle audio mosaics’ from the London-via-Mallorca sound artist. While Zibaldone III may initially seem obtuse and hostile, if you persevere you’ll stumble on some rather profound stuff. Synthesising snippets of spoken text - poetry, radio broadcasts, lectures, you name it - with everything from lo-fi techno to closing-time piano jazz, CVX has made an oddly compelling work here. Imagine Karlheinz Stockhausen if he’d ever hooked up with Jan Jelinek.
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Cye Wood & Lisa Gerrard
The Trail Of Genghis Khan

Lisa Gerrard (of Dead Can Dance) and Cye Wood collaborated on this music as an accompaniment to the film The Trail Of Genghis Khan, a film about Mongolia seen through the perspective of an Australian man. Strings and voice build up the backbone of this record, creating sparsely beautiful atmospheres. Vinyl release on the splendidly named Infinite Fog label.
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D'Arcangelo
D'Arcangelo

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D'Arcangelo
II

Suction Records follow up their reissue of D’Arcangelo’s 1996 Rephlex Records EP with this new archival release. Four of the six pieces on II were tracked around the same time as the Roman duo’s self-titled debut, though they have never seen the light of day until now. They’re the typically mind-melting mix of braindance, acid, electro, techno and IDM that the Italian veterans have spent the subsequent years stamping their authority on. The release is fleshed out by ‘AOM*2’ and ‘Diagram IX’, both long out of print until now.
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D.A.F.
Gold Und Liebe

In 1981, Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft released their fourth album, the Conny Plank-produced Gold und Liebe. Of course, the D.A.F. boys are in a sexy synthy mood, pushing their electropunk power onto the listener with excellent lusty power. Gold und Liebe is here reissued by Gronland on CD and as an LP.

D.K.
Mystery Dub EP

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Daedelus
Of Snowdonia & Something Bells

While Daedelus might now have built a whole scene in his image, back in the early 2000s he was still working towards that whole mad-genius post-bap thing. 2003’s Of Snowdonia LP, and the shorter Something Bells that was released the following year, both represent significant steps in his artistic progression. They show him making strides in the direction of his trademark sound, yet also incorporating influences from folk and r ‘n’ b in a manner reminiscent of what Four Tet was doing at the same time. This re-pressing from Magical Properties brings the two records together in one double-LP edition.

Dalholt & Langkilde
Sur Plus

Copenhagen Balearicists Music For Dreams (Ruf Dug, The Swan And The Lake) drop the debut LP from Danish duo Dalholt & Langkilde. The pair come up with some lovely sunset grooves on Sur Plus, sticking to Balearic House/synth-pop tropes while also incorporating a wide range of influences. The ‘Beach Mix’ of ‘Disco Disco’ throws together Ibiza house with Serge Gainsbourg-aping vocals, while the title track and ‘Charite’ slow the tempo down and bring in some Soukous-inspired guitar work.

Danny Elfman
Justice League (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

For his soundtrack to all-star DC superhero mashup Justice League, Danny Elfman has taken an appropriate approach: classic themes from those superheroes’ previous classic films have been reworked into the new score. Plus a few covers (e.g. Leonard Cohen by Sigrid) and a White Stripes song. Double LP release from Watertower Music.
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Danny Goffey
Schtick

Who knew so many different artists would emerge out of Supergrass? Well ok there's two in Gaz Coombes and Danny Goffey. The latter was formerly known as Vangoffey and released a much praised solo album in 2015 but now he's back under his birth name.  Like every other record in 2018 it is inspired by the events going on around us...and guess who sings on it? None other than Sir Brett Anderson of Suede.   

Dantevilles
Dantevilles

Dantevilles aren’t the kind of band you would expect to come from Manchester, given the city’s musical heritage. Their music is owes more to radio-friendly danceable soft rock of the ‘70s than the Hacienda. However, their ear for melody, incisive guitars, and compelling manner give them the potential to rule a new Manchester sound. 5-Track 12" EP on Heist or Hit.

Daphne & Celeste
Alarms

Want to feel old? It’s 2018 and former teen popsters, famous for bully anthems Ooh Stick You and U.G.L.Y., are in their mid-thirties and making their “mature” comeback. They’re doing so with production and co-writing assistance from Max Tundra. This single is drawn from their new album Daphne & Celeste Save the World, which presents their familiarly mischievous, barbed persona over ambitious and varied productions.

Darwin Deez
10 Songs That Happened When You Left Me With My Stupid Heart

He may have had those frizzy tight curls cut off but here he is with a moustache like that and posing top off for an album sleeve. This is his fourth album which sensibly avoids the current vogue for synth rock and electro textures and simply writes good simple guitar pop with tunes you can whistle. Maybe he's ok after all?  

David Bowie
Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) is Bowie at the dawn of the 80’s, trying to produce a more commercial sound than the preceding Berlin records, although Robert Fripp and his magic guitar are still in the game. Features ‘Ashes To Ashes’, among other classic Bowie cuts. CD and LP reissues from Parlophone.

David Bowie
ChangesTwoBowie

Calling all Bowie fans! The second half of the ChangesBowie compilation made available officially for the first time since the mid 80’s. Including Aladdin Sane, Starman, Ashes To Ashes, and  Wild Is The Wind it takes tracks from 1971 up to 1980. They have had a full remaster and are available on CD and vinyl formats.

David Eugene Edwards & Alexander Hacke
Risha

With many years of familiar friendship and performances together in groups between them, now is the time for Alexander Hacke (of Einstürzende goddamn Neubauten) and David Eugene Edwards (16 Horsepower) to reveal their first full-length collaborative album together. Risha is dramatic rock music with a wide horizon. Out via Glitterhouse.

David Holmes
Mosaic (Music From The HBO Limited Series)

Mosaic is the latest powerhouse TV series from HBO, directed by big-screen big-dog Steven Soderbergh. Of course, such a production needs a suitable soundtrack, and David Holmes has done the honours here with a set of alternately smooth, eerie, tense and avant moods. This CD and vinyl release is out in the world courtesy of Touch Sensitive.

Deadly Avenger
I Am Godzilla, You Are Japan

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Deaf Wish
Lithium Zion

The fifth LP from Aussie rockers Deaf Wish also marks their second for Sub Pop after 2015’s Pain. Lithium Zion is a fun and frenzied jolt of garage-punk that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Vocal duties are shared around, which is a nice touch, and overall the thing comes off very likably indeed. Think Bikini Kill, The Scientists etc.

Deafheaven
Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

Yes, the black metal darlings of Pitchfork are back with their answer to Stereophonics' Language. Sex. Violence. Other?, and thank goodness. They follow up New Bermuda with their first LP for ANTI-, offering a more romantic, smitten sound than ever that we hope will chug at least somewhat. 

Death In Vegas
You Disco | Freak Remixes

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Deepchord & Fluxion present Transformations
Bonafide EP

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Delaney Davidson
Shining Day

Glass Records Redux (Spacemen 3, Spiritualized) has picked up the ninth studio LP from New Zealand artist Delaney Davidson. Coming a couple of years after Lucky Guy, Shining Day is another record of slightly garage-y singer-songwriter fare from Davidson. The likes of ‘What Am I Doing Wrong’ could have been plucked from the songbook of Mark Oliver Everett.

Delphine Dora
Eudaimon

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Delphine Dora & Sophie Cooper
Divine Ekstasys

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Demian
Demian

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Denaji
UNTHANK006

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Derek Carr
Contact

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Desert Mountain Tribe
Om Parvat Mystery

Desert Mountain Tribe are not a tribe based in a desert or a mountain: you’ll have to go elsewhere for that. Rather, they are an indie rock band from London, UK. Om Parvat Mystery does at least have a feat. from a ‘world music artist’ though, in the form of Najma Akhtar. Recorded in the Faroe Islands but looking out all over the world. CD and LP release on Membram.

Desire
Under Your Spell

As much as I enjoyed the film Drive, I'm not sure I can forgive the wave of bands flatly imitating its soundtrack that followed its release. That said, the film's own soundtrack still holds up. Under Your Spell by Desire was part of that soundtrack, and appears here with a number of other songs and alternate versions by the band.

dEUS
Zea

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Dez Williams
Against Your Will

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Diamond & The Psychotic Neurotics
Stunts, Blunts & Hip-Hop

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Diana Ross and the Supremes
Supreme Rarities: Motown Lost & Found

Jack White’s Third Man label are dabbling with the mainstream. Working with record industry behemoths Universal they have packaged their 2008 double CD release of Diana Ross & The Supremes - Supreme Rarities: Motown Lost & Found as a spectacular 4 LP box set. It has the honour of being the first Motown record to be pressed in Motor City itself. You'll hear them cover The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and Stevie Wonder along with 45 other tracks.

Diet Cig
Over Easy

People really enjoy having overblown opinions about the very chill band Diet Cig but they will essentially work for you if you like having feelings over decent chord progressions and enjoy the bridge built between indie rock and pop punk. Over Easy is five songs, an EP if you will, and it was initially released in 2015.

DiNT
Hooker Remixed

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Diptera
001 [Antenna]

Diptera are a duo who approach club deconstructionism in a rather literal way. First off Activist DJ whips up a quick bit of darkside garage. The resulting tune is then sent over to Wesley who mangles, bends and screws the original into strange new shapes. On 001 [Antenna], the end result is a four-track set that sounds like a Clark mix being funneled through a metal pipe. Szare also springs to mind. Out via Mana.
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Disco Dub Band
For The Love Of Money

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Dizzy
Baby Teeth

Cutesy Canadian four-piece Dizzy release their cutesily-entitled debut LP via Communion. Baby Teeth (cute) is full of dream-pop niceness, all gently-picked guitar and glottal-stopped vocals and synth playing straight from the book of Springsteen. Sometimes Dizzy are sad, sometimes they’re happy, but they’re definitely always cute.

DJ Arg
Argonic Acid Trax

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DJ Katapila
Aroo

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DJ Nigga Fox
Crânio

DJ Nigga Fox continues to forge a brave new world on this latest EP. His first solo release on Warp sees the Principe fellow turning the global clubsphere inside-out, bending rhythms and genres to his will to create body music of unique power. The likes of ‘Poder Do Vento’ reference everyone from Fade To Mind to Buraka Som Systema to DJ Bin Laden.

DJ Residue
211 Circles Of Rushing Water

DJ Residue is the latest alias of the shape-shifting Gunnar Wendel (Kassem Mosse, The Siege Of Troy). 211 Circles of Rushing Water continues in the vein of recent releases on The Trilogy Tapes from Parris and Metasplice. This is erstwhile, obtuse electronica where the instruments and beats often appear near to coalescing into substantial grooves but seem reluctant to go the whole hog. Inga Copeland’s Lolina project springs to mind.
  • Vinyl 12" (TTT067)
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DJ Richard
Dies Iræ Xerox

House bloodsucker DJ Richard returns with another record of sublimity in Dies Irae Xerox. As if Grind wasn't already unsettling enough, it looks like this one's going to continue to be bright sparks of light from dank dour corners, another record of groovy hope from a producer who can't stop wowing us. Playing with swelling ambience this time round, Richard's sound finds its expansion pack.

DJ Spooky presents Phantom Dancehall
Phantom Dancehall

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DJ Taye
Still Trippin’

The debut LP from DJ Taye lives up to his billing as one of the leading lights of footwork’s post-Rashad world. Taking cues from his late mentor, Taye’s chops as an MC come in handy across a record that draws as heavily from the world of rap as it does from Chicago’s 160-bpm dance scene. Second track ‘Trippin’’, for example, sees Taye flexing his lyrical muscles with as much speed and dexterity as the drums in his instrumental. Chuck Inglish, DJ Paypal, UNIIQU3 and more guest.

Django Django
Marble Skies

7" of the title track from Django Django's third album, Marble Skies. This comes backed with a remix from CID RIM, an affiliate of the LuckyMe record label. CID RIM takes the high energy art rock of the band's original, and gives it the electronic edge and sheen his cohort of producers is known for.
  • Vinyl 7" (05060525435300)
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DMX Krew
Libertine Traditions 07

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Don Cherry
Home Boy, Sister Out

Don Cherry set aside his free jazz, post bop and free improvisation characterised by his '70s period to make a record of afro-funk fusion in Paris, 1985; the result was Home Boy, Sister Out. Paris by the mid-80s was in the midst of its cool swing with jazz, funk and new wave all co-mingling with African, Jamaican and Latin American sounds. Originally a French only release, this newly remastered double LP with a bonus disc of demos, instrumentals and other extras has been reissued by WEWANTSOUNDS, in a deluxe gatefold edition.

Don't DJ
All Love Affairs Fail But They Never End EP

Wise words from Don’t DJ there. All Love Affairs Fail But They Never End is a somnambulant, wistful collection of techno-noir. Don’t DJ’s originals range from purring electronica in the vein of Jan Jelinek (‘Veles’) to lengthy and pensive synth ambiences (‘Two Of Pentacles’). Newworldaquarium provides a deep, minimal and ethereal re-rub of ‘Veles’.
  • Vinyl Double 12" (BH050)
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Donald Austin
Crazy Legs

Crazy Legs is the only LP laid down by Memphis guitarist Donald Austin. Originally released in 1973, the record has become a highly sought-after work of golden-age funk. It’s no surprise - the likes of the title track and ‘Hot Rooster’ are outrageously groovy takes from a time where Motown, soul, funk and disco were just beginning to cross-pollinate. Now reissued as a limited run by Tidal Waves Music.

Dorias Baracca
Dorias Baracca

Tragically, Dorias Baracca’s promising career was cut short in 2011 when singer and songwriter Buster Svendsen passed away. The day of his death also happened to be the same day that their self-titled debut LP was completed. As such, the fact that Dorias Baracca has seen light of day at all is a triumph. The seven tracks within showcase a band with a far better grasp on what makes for good shoegaze revivalism than many of their peers. My Bloody Valentine and Ride spring to mind.

Dos Santos
Logos

Chicago group Dos Santos have an excellent approach, working with South American styles like cumbia and caminante and working them in with touches of psychedelia and tightly textural post-rock. Really it's a rich and forward-looking sound that makes all the combinations sound entirely natural. Logos is released by International Anthem.

Dose
Furniture

A Turntable Friend bring us the debut single from Geordie noise-rockers Dose, a rollicking blend of discordant melodies, intricate guitar work and driving beats that nods to both minimalist Krautrock and droney slowcore. Throw in some obscure samples and overlapping vocals and you've got a dynamic sound that demands multiple listens. 

dragSTER
Anti-Everything

Miss the ‘90s? Think that cyberpunk is due another day in the sun? Wistfully daydreaming about bygone Whitby Goth festivals? Then fear not - the fourth LP from dragSTER is here to satisfy your cravings. Anti-Everything is very turn-of-the-century Marilyn Manson, which is great news because his recent stuff was starting to wear us out. We are, verily, all stars now. Out via Louder Than War (Evil Blizzard, Fawn Spots).
  • Vinyl LP (LTW020LP)
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Driftmachine
Shunter

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Drowse
Cold Air

The press release tells us that the second LP from Portland’s drowse was recorded in pretty unhappy circumstances. Kyle Bates, the band’s only full-time member, was struggling with mental health and addiction problems in the nine months in which Cold Air came to life. It’s as spaced-out and troubled a record as one might expect to emerge from these circumstances. Dream-pop, chamber-pop, post-rock and music concrete come together for an album that has pain at its core, yet also finds moments of great beauty and solace. For fans of Deerhunter, Cocteau Twins, maybe even a little bit of Suede...

Druk 11000
Zamboling / Sibsoo Bazaar

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Dub Narcotic Sound System
Rhythm Record Vol. One

First out in 1995, this record of extremely dubbed-out dub is now available as a reissue! Dub Narcotic Sound System is a grouping involving Calvin Johnson, Kicking Giant and Wandering Lucy, and these entirely instrumental sessions still make for fabulously low low low listening. Vinyl re-press on K Records.

Dub Taylor
Caves & Cages

Dub Taylor (Alexander Krüger), also known as Tigerskin, The Magic Soul Orchestra and others, breaks a ten-year silence by joining Dirt Crew recordings with an album of versatile, atmospheric techno in Caves & Cages. There’s dreamy ambience, with indistinct, momentary glimpses of samples through the murk, all the way up to funky, deft and melancholy techno tunes. Very nice.

Duckett
Emperor's New Clothes EP

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Dumb Numbers
Stranger EP

Aussie grunge revivalists Dumb Numbers came about a new way of presenting their songs after their drummer was forced to pull out of a US tour with Lemonheads. After having bought their pricey plane tickets, the rest of the band didn’t want such a financial outlay to go to waste so carried on with their plans. Instead of replacing their drummer, they hired cellist Aniela Perry. The songs became longer and slower and took on a new life. After a successful tour the band decided to record the songs. Stranger EP is the result. Features Melvins drummer Dale Crover, Swans’ Thor Harris on Tubular Bells and Geordie Stafford from fellow Aussies, Golden Bats. Olive and Oxblood swirl coloured vinyl on Joyful Noise, limited to 500 hand numbered copies.
  • Vinyl LP (JNR231LPC1)
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Dustin Wong + Takako Minekawa + Good Willsmith
Exit Future Heart

I for one am extremely excited about this. Dustin Wong is the guitar knotter and looper known, in addition to his past service in noise rock band Ponytail, for making majestic records out of simple, riffed ideas. The ecstasy of his music will here be paired with noise pranksters Good Willsmith, who made an incredible, euphorically harsh record for Umor in Things Our Bodies Used to Have, along with the Casio tones of Takako Minekawa. An instant purchase for all the leftfields amongst you.
  • Vinyl LP (UR110LP)
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  • Limited edition
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