Weekly Update Horse Lords, Cocteau Twins, Sleaford Mods, Ian William Craig.
Baxter Dury, Dinked (Brigid Dawson/Kate NV), Studio Ghibli soundtracks, Golem Mecanique, Denzel Curry x Kenny Beats, Slow Readers Club, Alfa Mist, Electric Wizard.
- Album of the Week. Baltimore experimental rock collective Horse Lords are our top pick with their eclectic & hypnotic new record. Watch out for magpies around that mirror board sleeve though...
- Dinked have announced two new titles from Russian synth/art pop musician Kate NV & Oh Sees’ Brigid Dawson! Check out our feature commemorating their 50th edition & grab the limited-edition exclusives whilst you can…
- Just a heads up that releases over the next few months may be delayed due to ongoing issues surrounding COVID-19. Please keep an eye on the site & we'll amend release dates as we get the info.
- Check out our staff-picked Weekly Playlist on Spotify & Youtube.
- Ian William Craig returns to the piano for a mournful & apocalyptic new record.
- Bone-chilling & otherworldly drones from Golem Mecanique.
- Another ace release on International Anthem courtesy of Irreversible Entanglements.
- Denzel Curry x Kenny Beats. Old-school flavoured collaboration between two innovative figures in hip hop.
- Wiki. This one’s a corker of a modern rap album right here.
- Talk Talk member & Beth Gibbons collaborator Rustin Man releases his excellent second album.
- Roger Eno & Brian Eno. The brothers are back in town.
- Hear Norman founder Phil drum in his old krautrock/post-punk band Bush Pilot.
- Baxter Dury returns to Heavenly for his sixth LP.
- Alfa Mist returns with a mellow, ECM jazz influenced mini album.
- Indie anthems from Manchester group The Slow Readers Club.
- Brighton’s Wax Machine take all the best bits of psych & give them all a mix up.
- Tony Allen & Hugh Masekela. This one may interest you Afrobeat fans.
- Myrkur strips down her black metal sound to a more folk flavoured affair.
- Fuzzed-out rock split between Gravves / Deh-Yey.
- Post-punk/indie rock group Moaning debut on Sub Pop with ‘Uneasy Laughter’.
- Matthew Tavares & Leland Whitty. Excellent & varied jazz from the BadBadNotGood related project.
- I lived next to an Arbouretum in Nottingham & I still have no idea what one actually is.
- DIY songwriting tales from rising artist Hak Baker.
- Dreamy French shoegaze from Marble Arch.
- The Noise Birds aka Suishou No Fune & Numinous Eye make a right old racket.
- Polish jazz group Skalpel return with their distinctively modern take on the genre.
- Welsh folk harpist Georgia Ruth returns with an ace new album.
- Tasty left-field hip hop cuts on Home Assembly from ZekeUltra.
- Confidence Man get their upbeat brand of guitar music remixed by house favourites Greg/Che Wilson & CC Disco/DJ Boring.
- Who doesn’t love a bit of the Cocteau Twins? They’ve reissued two ace records on heavyweight wax.
- Sleaford Mods are here to cheer us up in these grim days. ‘Key Markets’ reissued on red splatter vinyl.
- Loads more Studio Ghibli films have landed on Netflix for your self-quarantine needs. We’ve got the vinyl imports in too!
- Buck Meek’s self-titled gets a repress on colour wax. Worth it alone for that foxy cover...
- The Handsome Family. Two records arrive on these shores for the first time.
- Oh Sees mainman & Castle Face founder John Dwyer has reissued his photography book.
- Unearthed gem from soundtrack legend Roy Budd.
- Psychedelic cheese from Gong, ‘coz it’s a reissue of the classic ‘Camembert Electrique’.
- Full beam! South African disco from The Star Beams.
- Electric Wizard. My brother got a tattoo of the album art. My mum was horrified when she eventually found out…
- Lightning Bolt. More like Hyperactive Mountain right?
- The Stroppies. Ace immediate indie rock for fans of GBV, Archers of Loaf, Sebadoh et al.
- Live album & rarities from highly-influential post-punks The Pop Group.
- Preston’s Optic Nerve reissue The Wedding Present & Meat Whiplash on coloured wax.
- Barry Gray’s soundtrack to ‘Supercar’ has landed.
- Unsung mod revival/garage rock classic from The Prisoners.
- Goth metal pioneers Type O Negative reissue a classic. Bit of a timely title too…
- Superbly tranquil ambient/new age sounds from Inoyamaland.
Ant’s Electronic Round Up
- James Ruskin and Mark Broom reconvene as The Fear Ratio for a killer album of icy, knotted, hip hop infused electronix on Skam. Check if you did Ae’s ‘Chiastic Slide’.
- Vladislav Delay eternal Chain Reaction classic 'Multila' remastered on 2LP.
- Ace jazzy broken beat techno/house EP from Nick Araguay on Sähkö.
- 2LP of freaky, deranged mayhem from Shit & Shine.
- Party guaranteed, breakbeat trance rave bullet from Jasss on Whities.
- Psychedelic, lo-fi, tunnelling tribal acid zoner 7" on R=A from Leisure Connection aka Aaron Coyes (Peaking Lights) and Nate Archer (Rahdunes).
- Fresh EP from Mutant Joe on Natural Sciences fusing razor-sharp electro, acid, jungle and underground Trap.
- 2LP of highlights from Venezuelan synthesist/ambient-electronic wizard Miguel Noya.
- Jerome Hill and Dave Tarrida full-on techno murderation on RIOT Radio Records.
- Discrepant vinyl edition of Spencer Clarke's Star Searchers 'Avatar Blue' feat. a selection of tracks from the original 2CD edition.
- 300 copies white label 12” on L.I.E.S. from Brooklyn techno warrior Adam X with archival 303 twiddling acid carnage.
- Last few copies of Fabio Orsi's gorgeous 'Vibra' 2CD on Fluid Audio. Act fast!
- Dark Entries continue doing God’s work with a deluxe reissue of Severed Heads classic second album 'Clean'. Includes a disc of bonus material!
- Jon Hassell's excellent ‘Vernal Equinox’ LP from 1977 makes a welcome return.
- Cosey ambient LP from Warmth. Edition of 200 copies.
- Etapp Kyle reflects on Chernivtsi and Ukrainian cultural identity through his minimalist techno prism. 12” on Ostgut Ton.
- Delightful pastoral ambient from Ishmael Cormack. 50 bespoke handmade copies.
- Kalahari Oyster Cult reissue of ultra-rare Terraform Records, 1995 ‘Systems E.P. 1’.
- Reissue of Plastic Mode's 1985 Italo disco groover 'Mi Amor'.
- Hallucinatory techno from Luke Slater, Steve Bicknell and David Sumner as LSD.
- Edition of 50 copies M-G Dysfunction tape on don't drone alone. Mangling sounds somewhere between Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement and Carl Stone.
- Cosmic disco laced electro-funk from Space Dimension Controller on Dekmantel.
- +++ Charlotte de Witte incl. Kangding Ray remix, Tornado Wallace mini-LP on Optimo Music, Fear-E bangers on Dark Entries +++
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Words: Ant & Tom.
Work: Ian, Tom R., Nathon, Phil, Jamie, Will, Daoud, Ant, Tom H. & Fred.
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