Tuesday Update Virginia Wing (Dinked), Oneohtrix Point Never, Sleaford Mods, Eels.

Rough Trade (Label Watch), These New Puritans, Interpol, James Blake, 100 gecs, Steve Roach, Trees Speak.

Headlines

  • The only colour/special edition you’ll find of Manchester art rockers Virginia Wing’s latest is the new Dinked variant. There’s a few Dinked’s left from post-punk heavies LICE too.
  • Our Label Watch feature returns with a spotlight on Rough Trade - one of the most important imprints in British independent music.
  • Hand-Picked Pre-Orders. Ft. Boris, These New Puritans, Interpol, James Blake, Sigur Ros & more...

New music

  • Oneohtrix Point Never adds new sounds to his wide-ranging electronic palette & pays homage to his past work.
  • American shoegazers Nothing’s latest features a demonic father Christmas on the sleeve.
  • Mike Patton’s experimental metallers Mr. Bungle professionally re-record their scruffy thrash debut.
  • Eels. E & co. need to stop clowning around…
  • Trees Speak’s krautrock, post-punk, psych & post-rock sound will appeal to many a Norman customer.
  • Tobacco is back with a new LP of hyperactive psych, beats & electronics.
  • Meitei’s take on ambient blends traditional Japanese folk with classical & Dilla-esque beats.
  • Shoegaze songstress Emma Ruth Rundle joins heavies Thou for this intriguing team up.
  • Bristol noise rockers Spectres add catchy riffs to their sound. Recorded in a church in Leeds & includes a signed print.
  • Gorgeous looking double LP of wide-ranging psychedelia courtesy of Carlton Melton.
  • Liverpudlian extreme metallers Carcass return after seven years with a fresh EP.
  • Varied & forward-thinking beats define this return to form for chef-rapper Action Bronson.
  • The limited Polytechnic Youth singles from MIDDEX & Hanno Leichtmann are on the cards this week.
  • Lots of early Joni Mitchell has arrived, including a five CD set, an LP & live show.
  • Psych-post-punks The Vacant Lots stick a couple of Anton Newcombe produced EPs together.
  • Lovely deep & dubby ambient electronics from The Abyss Within Us on Astral Industries.
  • Baltimore noise rock favourites Dope Body land on Drag City with a new’un.
  • Ben Salisbury, The Insects, Geoff Barrow’s incredible score to the sci-fi smash ‘Devs’ looks stunning.
  • Montreal arty indie lot Suuns are back with a new EP.
  • PC Music main man A. G. Cook releases his second record of the year.
  • Dizzee Rascal reps his borough & releases a hard-hitting grime LP.
  • Peter Broderick’s latest never fails to make me a tad hungry.
  • Jeremiah Sand. Cultish curio for fans of the psychedelic horror film ‘Mandy’.
  • Bristol UK bass exporter Ploy unleashes his debut of warped dancefloor cuts for L.I.E.S.
  • Alternative rap duo Atmosphere make it to their eleventh.
  • Hip hop icon Nas’ latest blends the old with the new.
  • Compilation focusing on Ennio Morricone’s work on giallo films aka Italian slasher flicks.
  • Scouse space rockers Mugstar put in the Graft for this one.

Re-issues

  • Arguably Sleaford Mods greatest pair of records land back on colour wax.
  • One of the best 2000s era The Fall records finally gets the reissue treatment.
  • Germs. Listen up punks, this is the first time on wax for this complete discography of nihilistic hardcore.
  • If you come dressed as The Crow, you aren’t getting into the party.
  • Machine Head. Groove metal classic! I feel 15 again…
  • Stoner metal riffs meets hardcore punk on Cancer Bats’ debut. I feel 17 again.
  • Proper rapid thrashing hardcore from Trash Talk. I feel 19 again.
  • The Heshoo Beshoo Group. Highly sought-after jazz collectible & important document of South African apartheid.
  • The Ambient, Electronic & Pastoral Sounds of The Bruton Library Catalogue. Need we say more?
  • Motörhead’s classic ‘Ace of Spades’ is back on deluxe wax & a huge box set.
  • Post-hardcore miserabilists June of 44 reissue their debut.
  • Tom Misch. Jazzy, downtempo hip hop beat mix from the UK musician.
  • Crimson King Robert Fripp reissues his first proper solo album.
  • Witch. Welcome to zam rock.
  • Two compilations celebrating the Greater Manchester punk, new wave & post-punk scenes return.
  • U2. Lynne, are those your mother’s cataract glasses?
  • Fuzztones. Psych-garage classic complete with a bonus live disc & ‘blotters’.
  • Name me a doom-ier cover than Pilgrim’s ‘Misery Wizard’.
  • Who the f**ckin ‘ell are Slipknot? Original masked metallers GWAR reissue a fan-favourite on red vinyl of course.
  • Lovely ambient pair up between Ekkehard Ehlers & Stephan Mathieu.
  • Rhythm Section reissue a UK jazz favourite from Vels Trio.
  • We gave this one from psych-prog-alt-rockers Motorpsycho a 9/10 on release y’know?
  • Manchester songwriter Liam Frost & The Slowdown Family finally reissue a favourite.

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Featured albums

Virginia Wing
Hanno Leichtmann
MIDDEX
LICE
GWAR
Various
Pilgrim
Vels Trio
Dope Body
Trees Speak
Mugstar
The Abyss Within Us
Ennio Morricone
Nas
Stephan Mathieu & Ekkehard Ehlers
Oneohtrix Point Never
Atmosphere
The Vacant Lots
Fuzztones
Suuns
Eels
Nothing
Joni Mitchell
U2
Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell
Action Bronson
Ben Salisbury, The Insects, Geoff Barrow
Ploy
Jeremiah Sand
Meitei / 冥丁
Motörhead
Motörhead
Peter Broderick
Carlton Melton
Trash Talk
Carcass
Dizzee Rascal
A. G. Cook
Emma Ruth Rundle & Thou
Tom Misch
Mr Bungle
Spectres
The Heshoo Beshoo Group
Tobacco
Various
Liam Frost & The Slowdown Family
Germs
Machine Head
Various
Various
Sleaford Mods
Motorpsycho
Sleaford Mods
Cancer Bats
Witch
June of 44
The Fall
Robert Fripp