- Album of the Week has been awarded to Nérija’s debut of tight and vibrant modern jazz.
- GLOK. Ride’s Andy Bell released the excellent ‘Dissident’ under his GLOK moniker on tape earlier this year, and now it’s coming to limited-edition green vinyl!
- Weekly Playlist. Fresh selection of tunes and vids over on YouTube.
- Two new Dinked titles from psych pop fella Mikal Cronin and innovative jazz group Portico Quartet.
- Indie rock songwriter Angel Olsen’s looming album is coming to limited edition clear vinyl!
New vinyl and CDs and tapes
- Ty Segall. Garage rock meets psych and glam complete with two drummers!
- Thom Yorke. The beautiful Deluxe Edition sets have arrived.
- Idles. Few copies left of the Idles double single.
- Blur. BBC live sessions straight from the ‘Parklife’ era.
- Tomorrow Syndicate. Sci-fi electro kraut jams on Polytechnic Youth.
- The Wedding Present. The Leeds indie heroes return with a new 7’’.
- Föllakzoid. Chilean psychedelia influenced by space rock and the German greats.
- Russian Circles. New album from the post-rock/metal giants.
- Possible Humans. Long-awaited album from the Melbourne group.
- Sins for Beginners. Molten drone metal for fans of Sunn O))) and Skull Defekts.
- Psych rock group Sendelica wrap up their Cromlech Chronicles saga.
- Maneka. Fresh album from the former Speedy Ortiz member.
- Sendelica : Secret Knowledge : The Orb. Psych rockers team up with the ambient house legends.
- Craig Aalders. Gorgeous looking CD set from Aalders on Fluid Audio.
- London Underground. The Italian prog group release a double album.
- Soft Hearted Scientists. The Welsh psych poppers return with a double single which even features a rare Bee Gees gem.
- Yellow Days. Lo-fi DIY psych jams from the Manchester songwriter.
- Penny & Sparrow. Simon & Garfunkel for the post-Bon Iver generation.
- Cross Record. Third album of introspective slowcore.
- Love Foreverest. Fresh album from the one man blues chap.
- Native Harrow. Nope, she isn’t native to Harrow…
- Elbow. Jesca Hoop features on the Manchester group’s new limited edition single.
- 94 East. Listen out for a young Prince here…
- Sons of Kemet. The brilliant Mercury Prize nominated jazz group get their first two reissued!
- Jay Reatard / Sonic Youth. Split single gets a reissue on snazzy black and white wax.
- Kurt Stenzel. Soundtrack for Dune, the film that never was.
- Neurosis and Jarboe. Neurosis have always sounded like the metal equivalent of Swans, so it seems sensible that they’d make some noise with one of their members.
- Sharron Kraus. Kraus’ delves deep into some folk of Yore.
- Four Tet. Compilation of dancefloor filling bangers.
- The Rats. A cult garage punk album, back on wax.
- Neil Young. We’ve just got more copies of ‘Dead Man’ in!
- Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers. Late 70s album from the legendary group.
- Michael Orr. What a brilliant album sleeve…!
Ant’s Electronic Round Up
Ant assembles the most interesting titles from the electronic universe once again:
- Early Vatican Shadow tapes vinylized. Primitive, basement DIY Muslimgauze style emissions circa 2010/2011.
- Merzbow & Vanity Productions explore a highly inevitable future where parts of Japan and Denmark are victims of climate change and fall into the ocean.
- Sensuous ambient ASMR erotica from Perila on sferic.
- Scuzzy, clattering electronica/sound collage from Rothko's Michael Donnelly.
- Unreleased '70s Ariel Kalma archival works recorded at GRM’s studio.
- Urashima bring the noise with a scone melting CD from Toshiji Mikawa and Masonna in doom mode as Controlled Death.
- Refreshingly oddball album from Clark on his own Throttle label.
- Nicola Ratti deploys percussive synthesis techniques to create a labyrinth of rooms to wander and get lost inside. LP on Students of Decay.
- K15 & SMBD hookup on Steven Julien's Apron label for some deep jazzy broken beat trax.
- Woozy, euphoric action from Dorian Concept on Brainfeeder. Orange wax.
- JTC bangers on Spectral!
- Dubby, clicks n cuts reminiscent ambient from ANN. CD edition of 50 copies.
- Warm, hazy, acid-laced tracks from Max Ravitz (Patricia) and Alexis Georgopoulos (Arp) as Masks incl. Bookworms remix.
- Intense, manic, full-on squirming techno from James Ruskin.
- Spannered acid/rave ‘Repeat’ 2CD incl. Wisp, Humanoid, Polysick, Mark Archer, μ-Ziq, Chevron, Konx-om-Pax, Gez Varley, Todd Osborn etc.
- +++ stuff from Dennis Young, Romeo Poirier, Buzz Kull and more...
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We’ll see you on Tuesday complete with our next update!
Words: Tom, Ant.
Work: Nathon, Phil, Benn, Tom, Ian, Jamie, Will, Jack and Daoud.
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