- Album of the Week
- Just in! First time on vinyl for Ian Crause (Disco Inferno) solo albums.
- More Tycho Dinked Edition up for pre-order but you’ll have to be quick.
- Flip up YouTube and listen to/watch our Weekly Playlist
Gorgeous weather all week and what does it do on Saturday? Rain. Cheers for that, whoever does the weather. This week it’s been all sun and fun in our concrete shell where the temperature finally rose above freezing point and we could finally scrape the last bits of ice off the shutters. Below is all the stuff we have in stock this week. I’m sure you’ll find something.
New vinyl and CDs and tapes
- The National will find you/are easy/hard to find/ find that they nearly used the same album title twice.
- Breeder bass lady Josephine Wiggs with first solo work in yonks. Remember that Honeytongue album? Mmmm.
- Suit ‘n’ tied New York post punkers Interpol do their thing but shorter.
- These DJINN records are flooding out after we mentioned it’s members of Goat and Hills.
- Super soft guitar pop sorts Olden Yolk crack out a new one.
- Doomsquad are more about the balearic dance moves than their name suggests.
- Still got Dinked versions of this Black Peaches records left people.
- Who else but Hey Colossus writes a book to accompany their album?
- The Heavy. You’ll know them...yes you will!
- Dawn Landes husband rejoices in the name Creighton Irons.
- Minimal yet frenzied avant-punk racket from Glove.
- Thea Gilmore has made seventeen solo albums - the exact same amount as Paul McCartney.
- Speaking of Mc - here comes Mac MacCaughan.
- The Ballet make beguiling queer-friendly pop a la Magnetic Fields.
- Pete Um….um…… um.
- Soon-to-be-massive Londoners black midi bring early sabs of their Brit School approved math rock.
- St Etienne. One of them lives in Saltaire now you know.
- Did David Bowie owe Parlophone some money or something?
- My Disco have been to Berlin.
- Don Cherry. Dad to Neneh and Eagle Eye. Pal to Trevor.
- The Voices’ intense Spacemen 3 jams re-issued by the apt Drone Rock imprint.
- The Flying Lizards Secret Dub Life….mayhem is back in print.
- The Raconteurs flip out an old one before unleashing the new one.
- Lambchop’s loveliest album re-issued.
- Fu Manchu compress some EPs onto a 10” box set.
- So we’re re-pressing 7”s now? Here’s Caribou’s Melody Day with remix from Dan Snaith’s brother from another mother Kieran Hebden.
Ant’s Electronic Round Up
- Not Waving & Jay Glass Dubs join forces as Not Glass with an LP evoking visions of imaginary lost civilizations and cultures.
- Multi-faceted, future primitive album from Mannequin bossman Alessandro Adriani on Lucy’s Stroboscopic Artefacts.
- Hieroglyphic Being's impeccable +++ stamped white label series is back!
- No-fi post-industrial cassette synthpop from Berlin’s Omen on the most excellent Outer Reaches label.
- Intricately detailed ambient works from Alex Smalley (Olan Mill) and Lucia Adam as Ilm on Fluid Audio presented in stunning hand assembled artwork.
- Luke Slater's 'Love' tune from 1997 remixed by Burial, Lucy, Marcel Dettman, Silent Servant and himself as The 7th Plain and Planetary Assault Systems.
- Ominous, bowel voiding bass techno steppers from Atsushi Izumi.
- Electronic Turkish techno folk from Insanlar on Rush Hour.
- Three classic Drax (Thomas Heckmann) cuts on one plate including Amphetamine and stormer Phosphene!
- Batu returns on his own Timedance label with an EP of glimmering, kaleidoscopic Bristollian techno.
- New one from Ekin Fil - ethereal, ghostly and affecting as ever.
- Thought Broadcast and Elizabethan Collar LPs on the fine Chained Library label.
- Previously unheard Klaus Schulze score for 1982 flick 'Next of Kin'.
- Parris, RAMZi, Lokier and Gerry Read remix some Eric Copeland trax.
- Drexciya's 'Harnessed The Storm' back in print. Every home should own a copy.
- Immense power ambient from MATTHS on FatCat's FCR label.
- Wriggling off-kilter squirmers from SFV Acid on Ekster.
- Bluuurry, hazy, droney, dubby gear from Garland on Lullabies For Insomniacs.
- Dark Star aka Wolfgang Reffert 1989 - 1992 retrospective compilation on Knekelhuis.
- Between WTF social media posts Carl Craig mixed up 'Detroit Love Vol. 2'.
- Higher Intelligence Agency & Biosphere 'Birmingham Frequencies' compact disc has been remastered.
- ++ Territroy 2LP on Dekmantel, OL 12" EP on Motion Ward, D.K. EP on Antinote, Yu Su on Second Circle, My Girlfriend EP on Apron, Ryan Elliott EP on Ostgut Ton. ++
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- There’s always our Forever Sale to wade through.
We’ll be back next week as will (to our horror) Phil. The party must end sometime.
Words: Clint, Ant,
Work: Nathon, Will, Phil, Benn, Tom, Jamie and (Ian) Love Is Lighter Than Air.
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