- Record of the Week. Spooky.
- Listen to some of the week’s best tunes on our Weekly Playlist.
- We’re hoping to get more vinyl of the Radiohead ‘OK Computer’ thing tomorrow. Not sure what colour we’ll get yet.
- Glastonbury is on so you’ll find records by the people playing it here.
If Phil had any hair left on his head then this would be the week that it would finally fall out. What a week we’ve had….but you’ll have to wait for our memoirs to hear the whole explosive story. For now please console yourselves with these records we have in stock - they are all super.
Like unwrapping a brand new spaniel...
- Algiers are here to scratch your soulful, socially-conscious rock itch.
- Kristin Hersh croaks out a new double album full of weird songs.
- Rose McDowell is the raven haired one from Strawberry Switchblade.
- Dubby psychedelica from the ever drifty Peaking Lights.
- Wilco man Jeff Tweedy emerges from under a big hat.
- Quality American country folk and beyond from the Deslondes.
- King Gizzard. Blah blah...some joke about their millionth release this year.
- Bent Knee blend jazz, post rock, epic and chamber pop. Why not?
- Lovely folk/psych from Norway by Halasan Bazar.
- New-agey tropical nu-kosmische sorts Seahawks get remixed.
- Big Thief play emotional heartfelt indie rock.
- Once he dealt drugs but now he deals...um...music. It’s Hightown Pirates.
- Ralegh Long presents his second batch of baroque pop.
- The Strypes. My, aren’t they all grown up now?
- If the words ‘Belgian shoegaze post punk’ get you excited then try Animal Youth.
- Rome is not a Town….and neither is Ripon. So there.
- Harp plucker extraordinaire Mary Lattimore teams up with keyboard player Elysse Thebner Miller.
- Now that he’s dead they are really going to town on these Prince re-issues.
- LCD Soundsystem got their back catalogue re-issued. Murphy not happy.
- Early day avant garage splendour from the Monks.
- Fra Lippo Lippi made chilling Joy Division-esque soundscapes. Bleak.
- Like many of us did at the time, guitar wizard Loren Connors got romantic in ‘98.
- Load of Third Man things.
Ant’s Electronic Round-Up:
Turn the sub-bass down Dad, it will burst the paddling pool.
- Laurel Halo’s latest album for Hyperdub is gleaming HD electronic pop beamed back from the future.
- I used to think German nautical techno was all about U96 - Das Boot. Then I switched to Porter Ricks. First album in 17 years - on Tresor.
- Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe soundtracks the African science fiction movie inside his mind with his modular synth system.
- Thomas Koner & Jana Winderen 2014 live recording issued on Touch.
- 12” EP of warm, dreamy techno and slippery beats from AEVA.
- UK techno stalwart Oliver Ho lands on L.I.E.S. as Broken English Club with an album of EBM/Industrial grinders.
- Robert Hood back in gospel house mode with a 12” as Floorplan incl. a remix from his daughter Lyric.
- Dead-Cert compile some stunning, terrifying, black electro-acoustic pieces from Bruce Ditmas onto a 10” plate.
- Joanne Pollock (half of Poemss alongside Venetian Snares) has an album of inventive, emotive electronic pop on Snares’ Timesig label.
- Chicago’s Ron Trent goes dub heavy as Blak Punk Soundsystem.
- Eraldo Bernocchi & Netherworld disc of icy, glacial ambient electronica.
- Jasen Loveland inaugurates Interdimensional Transmissions ‘Acid Series’ with some ace 303 action, tweaked for those lost in the smoke and strobes moments.
- Bristol’s Timedance bossman Batu, hooks Hessle Audio up with 4 cuts of his refreshing off-kilter vision of techno.
- Widescreen sci-fi ambience from Wojciech Golczewski. Purple wax on Death Waltz Originals.
- A Collection of Tele Music Remixes - Vol. I incl. Soulwax, Ron Morelli, Joakim, Zombie Zombie, Nico Motte, I-Cube, D.K, Tolouse Low Trax etc.
- Bunch of ambient/drone artists from the Dronarivm roster remixing Pleq.
- Floating ambient tranquilizer number two from Chihei Hatakeyama + Federico Durand.
- Slowly unfolding, uplifting, ethereal ambient from James Murray on his Slowcraft label.
- Super deluxe 2LP compilation, excavating lost works by Jean-Jacques Perrey.
- Bérangère Maximin propels field recordings of everyday life into digital chimeras.
- Finders Keepers reissue Maria Teresa Luciani’s 1972 LP of innovative electronic works ‘Sounds Of The City’.
- Cevdet Erek beats the Davul drum, informed by the aesthetics of dark electronics and noise.
- Rap inspired club music from Gila with some booming 808s.
- Jor-El dub techno 12” business as usual on Echocord.
- Conceptual art meets club/body music with 1115’s ‘Post-Europe’.
- Notable represses from Leyland Kirby, Oval and Larry Heard.
A dash of smalls.….
- Les Big Byrd make pop kraut and cover Guided By Voices.
- Smooth-running indie janglers Ultimate Paintings.
- Oliver Coates and Eliza McCarthy perform the music of Micachu.
- Brainfeeder-style London jazz deviants Lunch Money.
That’s yer lot for now. We’re off to make our hair into an amazing yellow ball.
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“Perfect human beings”.
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