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- Hear exciting new sounds on our Weekly Playlist.
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- Hibernate label Cheaps. Good ambient at no price.
Upcoming is the day when many of you go a queueing so good luck with that - just please don’t turn up at our failing concrete hellhole this Saturday morning because there’ll be no-one here. Do go and support your local shop though if there’s something you want - it’s not their fault there’s a Toto record out. We’d be begging for your custom too if we hadn’t been fired.
Anyway there’s still lots of good stuff out so please browse below to find out more.
Battling against Record Store Day….
- A knotty tangle of post and math rock from the Physics House Band.
- Brigid Mae Power writes lovely folk and Peter Broderick is there too.
- Overcoats make folk/soul with two identical voices.
- Emotive post-classical drone from Bjork producer Valgeir Sigurðsson.
- A.Me make sweet electronic pop and have put it in a metal box.
- Maximo Park dribble out another. Hopefully will sell enough to keep them in hats.
- Spontaneously produced musics from Jeff Tweedy friends On Fillmore.
- Silly people the Raveonettes released a single every month last year but more sensibly they’ve now compiled them onto an LP.
- Fascinating sounding post rock and electronic shards from Gallops.
- Slick songstress Harriet Brown provides ‘generous’ synths it says here.
- Hot Chip prisoner Joe Goddard hopes to make a record good enough to wriggle free.
- Very psych people the Black Angels.
- Floppy grey hair Robyn Hitchcock carries on making eccentric pop.
- Lo-fi Microphones-ish treats from the Spookfish.
- Sixties pop from Coral-related folks Sundowners.
- We have the CD version of the new Kendrick Lamar but no vinyl yet.
- Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Gustavo Santaolalla and Mogwai soundtrack the climate change film ‘Before the Flood’.
...and here’s the ‘New In’ pages in case you want more.
There’ll be plenty more of these out over the weekend if you can be arsed.
- Old day punks X Ray Spex get their classic ‘Germfree Adolescents’ re-waxed on ‘Radioactive Green’ vinyl.
- Spoken word LP from Jack Kerouac as he speaks alongside Steve Allen’s piano tinkles.
- Naughty poet Allen Ginsberg speaks about his past on a record.
- And finally a lost classic album by Vincent Ahehehinnou of Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou.
Ant’s Electronic Round-Up:
Still searching out that elusive Anglesey underground techno scene.
- Black Dice man Eric Copeland is back on L.I.E.S. for an album of squidgy psychedelic electro-wonkers.
- Inventive technoid action from Tokyo’s Go Hiyama.
- First in 20 years from Wolfgang Voigt's seminal GAS project. Vinyl to follow..
- Ultra weird tape from sad_rav. Like Wanda Group, Machinefabriek and Jason Lescallett all makin’ whoopee.
- Forgot to mention this WaqWaq Kingdom LP on Jahtari the other week - Andrea Belfi, Kiki Hitomi and DJ Scotch Egg!
- Opal Tapes king man Basic House has a new LP on Alter - tiz a cracker -- review to follow.
- Biosphere on teenie weenie 7”. Sad but true.
- Brian Bennett’s sought after/rare 1978 cosmic disco odyssey ‘Voyage’ has been remastered from the original tapes. 180g wax on Isle Of Jura.
- Volume III of Tolouse Low Trax 'Decades' series aka Kreidler's Detlef Weinrich. All of these are pretty great.
- CHXFX clear 7” lathe cut - 50 copies... going... going…
- Dekmantel are churning them out at the minute - Amsterdam’s Awanto 3 brings plenty of party vibes on 2LP and Call Super /Shanti Celeste split a 12”.
On their way any day now…..
- Coupla limited cassettes from Jamal Moss aka Hieroglyphic Being + I.B.M ‘Reflection Series #5’ limited Medusa Edits 12”.
- Gaussian Curve 'The Distance' LP on Music From Memory aka Gigi Masin, Jonny Nash and Young Marco
- DeepChord presents Echospace - Live in Detroit [Ghost In The Sound] CD. 100% sexual.
- I-f ‘Portrait Of A Dead Girl 1: The Cause’ 2017 remaster. Pure class!!!!
- Plus 12”s arriving immanently: MAP Vs DJ Haus on Dixon Avenue Basement Jams, Alejandro Mosso 2x12” on Hivern, DJ Guy on La Beauté Du Négatif, Drvg Cvltvre on Power Vacuum, Anthony Naples on Proibito, N1L on Where to Now?
Don’t lick them. They are not lollipops.
- Sweet 80’s style indie from The Last of the Lovely Days. Warning: contains flutes.
- ‘60s inspired dream pop from LA based lucky people Pinky Pinky.
- Popular-with-gullible-London-scenesters lot Shame have really dished it out to Theresa May.
- Damaged Bug/Black Pus. John Dwyer’s electronic lot team up with Lightning Bolt feller.
That’s it from us.
Advice: If you get up at 3am on Saturday morning for Record Store Day then wear a big coat….and don’t come to our office.
Words: Clint, Ant, and Robin.
Work: Phil, Kim, Robin halved, Jamie, canny little jumper boy, Nathon and over in cat corner... Ian.
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