Tuesday Update Fiona Apple, Kamaal Williams, PJ Harvey, Coil.

Hood, Jon Hassell, The Heads, Goat, Spoon, Global Communication, Sven Wunder, Studio Ghibli Scores.

Headlines

  • Fiona Apple’s unanimously acclaimed new album jumps from digital to physical.
  • Hefty reductions are to be had with loads of vinyl from Moog Recordings Library. Delve in for limited records from Mika Vainio, Jimi Tenor & Tony Allen, Gazelle Twin & more.
  • Hand-Picked Pre-Orders. Ft. PJ Harvey, Global Communication, Nubya Garcia, The Heads & more...

New music

  • The hugely anticipated soundtrack for Studio Ghibli’s classic film ‘Princess Mononoke’ gets its first widespread vinyl release. Grab the soundtrack, symphonic or image versions.
  • UK jazz scene leader Kamaal Williams returns with a hard-hitting jazz-funk record complete with a rhythmical backbone of Brit club music.
  • Jessy Lanza is back on Hyperdub with her bassed-up, electrofied take on R&B.
  • Second part of psychedelic ambience from pioneering figure Jon Hassell.
  • Bernard Grancher’s new LP on Castles In Space looks & sounds incredible.
  • Eiko Ishibashi. Forward-thinking art pop featuring Jim O’Rourke on double bass.
  • Devendra Banhart’s new EP contains a few tracks which didn’t make the cut of his last album.
  • If you’re after a fuzz-thick & gnarly take on psych rock, look no further than Black Helium.
  • Americana songwriter Courtney Marie Andrews has a new’un out.
  • Members of Tomaga & The Oscillation form Autotelia, fusing space rock with kosmische.
  • Fresh album from Dunedin born songwriter Alastair Galbraith.
  • Wildfire inspired album of spontaneously composed ambient/electronic from Leaf Label signee Laurence Pike.
  • The Sensible Gray Cells. A neat neat neat single from the Damned member (sorry).
  • MOHIT. Abstract post-punk/kraut/art rock from the young Bognor Regis newcomers.
  • John Foxx and The Maths. The synth-pop pioneer is backed by Hannah Peel on his new record.
  • British folk legend Shirley Collins is deep into her eighties yet still producing great music.
  • Multilingual shoegaze & dream pop from Brazilian born Winter.
  • Konstantin Raudive. Voices of the dead complete with reversions from DJ Spooky & Lee Ranaldo. 
  • German techno professor Nicolas Bougaïeff plays that Nine Inch Nails album backwards…
  • Senyawa & Stephen O'Malley. Ancient Indonesian folk meets rumbling drones on this exciting collab.
  • New outing of avant-rock/post-punk courtesy of London’s Triple Negative.
  • Don Pascal links up with Sengalese outfit Xalam for more cross-continent genre-bending.
  • Dog Unit. Four Tet produced EP of pulsating, dubby kraut & post-rock.
  • Brigid Dawson & The Mothers Network. Like ‘Planet of the Apes’ but with ballet instead...
  • Anarcho legends Crass get remixed by Glasser & rLr. All proceeds to be donated to Refuge.
  • Bully. Not to be confused with the magazine from Nathan Barley…
  • Fabiano do Nascimento. The Brazilian guitarist’s latest spans MPB, folk, samba, bossa nova & more.
  • Psych soul producer Adrian Younge teams up with A Tribe Called Quest legend Ali Shaheed Muhammad & bunch of jazz legends on the exciting ‘Jazz Is Dead’.
  • Gatefold LP & 4CD set from psych-noise tripsters Ashtray Navigations.

Re-issues

  • Very limited release of rare recordings from Coil’s ‘Astral Disaster’ sessions.
  • Psych meets downtempo, Turkish music & funky Library jazz on these weird yet enticingly listenable pair from Sweden’s Sven Wunder
  • Back on wax for the first time in a million years is PJ Harvey’s debut & its associated demos.
  • Dopplereffekt. Hypnotising work from the Drexciya electro offshoot.
  • Catchy stoner doom from newcomers Green Lung.
  • A sought after Guided By Voices cut lands on limited yellow wax.
  • More limited reissues from Leeds post-rock favourites Hood have landed.
  • Caroline Shaw / Attacca Quartet. Last year’s acclaimed piece of modern classical & chamber music gets the vinyl treatment.
  • Spoon. That’s the first of the huge reissue series from the sharp indie group in.
  • Goat. Our highest selling album ever, reissued on gorgeous splatter wax.
  • Thurston Moore. Don’t go in there, those trees are not real trees.
  • Tim Gane’s politically charged pre-Stereolab outfit McCarthy bring a fan favourite back.
  • We’ve got more of last year’s RSD exclusive of the original recordings to the Chapterhouse favourite.
  • AMM. Black Truffle reissue the original free improv classic.
  • Acclaimed DJ & producer Objekt represses a hugely popular club banger.
  • Black Fire. 5LP box set, mainly concentrating on the work of Oneness of Juju. Fire emojis indeed.
  • Bob Marley & The Wailers. Picture disc version for one of the highest selling records ever.
  • Mikey Dread. Warm & hypnotic classic rootsy dub debut.
  • Nina Simone. Just Nina & her piano, what more could you want?
  • Suzanne Kraft goes full on double denim. 
  • I once did a Robert Johnson by selling my soul at the village of Cross Roads in Howarth.

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Featured albums

Senyawa & Stephen O'Malley
Don Pascal
Devendra Banhart
Spoon
Eiko Ishibashi
Ashtray Navigations
Bernard Grancher
Nina Simone
Black Helium
Mikey Dread
Bob Marley & The Wailers
Various
Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad
Autotelia
Fabiano do Nascimento
The Sensible Gray Cells
Bully
Jon Hassell
Crass
Green Lung
Laurence Pike
Dog Unit
Shirley Collins
PJ Harvey
Kamaal Williams
Thurston Moore
McCarthy
Alastair Galbraith
Nicolas Bougaïeff
Sven Wunder
Sven Wunder
Jessy Lanza
Fiona Apple
Joe Hisaishi
Joe Hisaishi
Joe Hisaishi
Brigid Dawson & The Mothers Network
Konstantin Raudive
Coil
MOHIT
Courtney Marie Andrews
John Foxx and The Maths
Triple Negative
Winter
Caroline Shaw / Attacca Quartet
Robert Johnson
Objekt
AMM
Suzanne Kraft
Goat
PJ Harvey
Dopplereffekt
Chapterhouse
Guided By Voices