Tuesday Update Kelly Lee Owens, The Heads, Coil, Deftones, Moon Duo.

Angel Olsen, Motorpsycho, Girls In Synthesis, Tigran Hamasyan, Ulver, Siavash Amini, Juniore, Marlowe.

Headlines

  • Now here’s a limited-edition double header of err, The Heads. The second part of the Bristolian psychers ‘Reverberations’ series has landed along with the first vinyl edition of ‘Vertigo Swill’.
  • We sold out of our exclusive reissue to Coil’s ‘Musick To Play In The Dark’ in record time, but there’s still the indies only clear variant on the cards.
  • Hand-Picked Pre-Orders. Ft. Deftones, Surprise Chef, Slowdive, The Fall & much more...

New music

  • Techno beats are wrapped up in a haze of dream pop ambience here on Kelly Lee Owens’ excellent new album.
  • Ulver’s Depeche Mode influenced synth-pop streak continues with a Martin Glover produced LP.
  • If you like The Heads, you may like fellow Cardinal Fuzz psychonauts White Manna.
  • Correlations. An electronic record on Castles In Space, not a concept album of that dish from over yonder.
  • ‘evvy stuff from grindcore kings Pig Destroyer. Listen out for an Igor Cavalera appearance.
  • Who could’ve thought plastic flamingos looked so foreboding. New’un from Iranian ambient/drone composer Siavash Amini
  • Old school beats & rhymes define hip hop duo Marlowe’s latest.
  • Datblygu. Surrealist post-punk from the celebrated Welsh act.
  • Colter Wall. This 25 year old country songwriter has done his homework alright.
  • Fresh album from London synthpop pair Kaleida. Nice cover & all.
  • Aidan Knight. Having his first kid & moving back & forth to Berlin definitely left its effect here.
  • Max Cooper. New EP of sweeping IDM & organic electronica on earth friendly recycled wax.
  • Dutch-Iranian art pop vocalist Sevdaliza channels the Bristol sound on her latest.
  • My Morning Jacket. Does Jim James have noon & evening garments then?
  • Norwegian psych-prog-alt.rock genre benders Motorpsycho are back with their most ambitious piece yet & that’s saying something!
  • Debut record of anarcho punk & noise rock influenced post-punk from London’s Girls In Synthesis.
  • Angel Olsen. Skeletal reworks of ‘All Mirrors’ tracks, recorded in a church of course.
  • Dmitry Evgrafov. Modern classical, now with bass & synths.
  • Subtly shifting ambient pieces from Chicago’s Michael Vallera.
  • International Teachers of Pop. Unabashed pop brilliance featuring a Jason Williamson spot.
  • Lots of influences seep into the new one from dance production brothers Disclosure.
  • New album of out-there jazz from Armenian born Tigran Hamasyan.
  • Fresh cuts of quirky & catchy pop from the unmistakable Swiss group Yello.
  • The Dinked Editions of Widowspeak’s latest sold out dead quickly, but there’s still a colour vinyl & CD variant to be had at.
  • Chris Forsyth / Dave Harrington / Ryan Jewell / Spencer Zahn. Their jammin’.
  • Aggro yet danceable synth-punk with an industrial EBM throb from Special Interest.
  • Metallica. Because you didn’t get enough symphonic versions in the first one.
  • Lots of limited-run crystal vinyl is arriving from Matière Mémoire, including the likes of Jim O’Rourke, Giuseppe Ielasi, Charlemagne Palestine & more.

Re-issues

  • If you think about it, Wallace & Gromit were a Moon Duo in ‘A Grand Day Out’. The psych pair's debut finally gets a reissue.
  • Newcastle favourite extreme metal satanists Venom summon a bunch of rarities & demos.
  • This slab of hard prog & psych from Fuzzy Duck is a sought-after gem amongst record collectors.
  • A couple of supreme John Coletrane reissues land with us this week.
  • Mercury Rev. ‘The Dark Is Rising’ sounds like Jurassic Park, change my mind.
  • First time on wax for this EP from Giles Corey of goth shoegazers Have A Nice Life.
  • Eastern music inspired ambient on green wax from Bill Laswell.
  • And Also The Trees. Slept on post-punk, produced by a Cure member no less.
  • Fu Manchu. Classic stoner rock grooves, now on neon yellow vinyl.
  • Lovely fantastical psychedelic folk rock from Japanese outfit Kikagaku Moyo.
  • A. Kostis. This obscure cut of Greek folk subgenre rebetika gets its first vinyl release.
  • Juniore. C'est magnifique mix of psych pop, chanson, yé-yé & all sorts else.
  • Couple more up on the Blue Note reissue series courtesy of Bobby Hutcherson & Jackie McLean.
  • Unearthed keyboard/synth workouts from Satoshi & Makoto.
  • Stan Getz and João Gilberto. Perhaps the best known bossa nova album.
  • Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas. Mammoth post-metal collaborations between the Swedes & Made Out Of Babies vocalist.
  • A daft band turned outsider music icons & Zappa favourites. It can only be The Shaggs.

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Featured albums

Coil
Correlations
Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas
Max Cooper
Pig Destroyer
Marlowe
Colter Wall
Sevdaliza
Angel Olsen
Datblygu
Kaleida
Siavash Amini
And Also The Trees
Motorpsycho
The Heads
White Manna
Metallica
Giles Corey
My Morning Jacket
Special Interest
Chris Forsyth / Dave Harrington / Ryan Jewell / Spencer Zahn
Venom
Michael Vallera
Fuzzy Duck
Widowspeak
Stan Getz and João Gilberto
Ulver
Dmitry Evgrafov
The Shaggs
Yello
Moon Duo
Tigran Hamasyan
Disclosure
Satoshi & Makoto
Aidan Knight
Jackie McLean
Bobby Hutcherson
International Teachers of Pop
Girls In Synthesis
Kelly Lee Owens
Juniore
Fu Manchu
Bill Laswell
A. Kostis
Kikagaku Moyo
John Coltrane
The Heads
John Coltrane
Mercury Rev