Weekend Recap Featuring all this week's bestsellers, preorders, reviews and features
Jessica Pratt lands the first big musical punch of the year / an excellent slice of 80s Scottish...dunno what you'd call it / who doesn't love a bit of Mexican Summer? / all yer usual pres, reviews, etc.
Don't miss out on...
- To our ears, this week's Album Of The Week is an early contender for Album Of The Year...
- Still lots of recent vinyl at 10% off.
- Who doesn't love a good playlist? Treat yourself to some of this week's best tunes on our beefed-up YouTube channel.
- Just the one bit of required reading for you this week: Mexican Summer. There will be an exam next week. Swot up by treating yourself to some discounted bits from their stellar catalogue.
- In case you missed it: Best Records of January 2019
This week's reviews
- A Tasty Heidfu' by Nyah Fearties (10/10 from Daoud )
- On And On (Fears Keep On) by Decadance (9/10 from Ant)
- Quiet Signs by Jessica Pratt (9/10 from Clinton)
- Futuro (Music For The Waldorf Project) by Not Waving (9/10 from Ant)
- In A Paraventral Scale EP by Lee Gamble (8/10 from Ant)
- Ex:Re by Ex:Re (8/10 from Clinton)
- Zandoli by Charlotte Adigéry (8/10 from Daoud )
- Springhead Works by Craven Faults (8/10 from Clinton)
- The Corner Of A Sphere by Alabaster dePlume (7/10 from Daoud )
- Varshons II by The Lemonheads (7/10 from Clinton)
- True North by Michael Chapman (7/10 from Clinton)
- Sunshine Rock by Bob Mould (7/10 from Clinton)
- State Of Ruin by Silk Road Assassins (7/10 from Daoud )
- International Teachers of Pop by International Teachers of Pop (6/10 from Clinton)
- Bohemian Rhapsody (The Original Soundtrack) by Queen (1/10 from Clinton)
Bestsellers this week
- Quiet Signs by Jessica Pratt
- Sunshine Rock by Bob Mould
- Ripples by Ian Brown
- Gallipoli by Beirut
- Tutti by Cosey Fanni Tutti
- Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited by Mercury Rev
- Mexican Summer: A Decade Deeper by Various
- I Trawl The Megahertz by Prefab Sprout
- Springhead Works by Craven Faults
- Drift Code by Rustin Man
- Into The Iris by Flat Worms
- International Teachers of Pop by International Teachers of Pop
- True North by Michael Chapman
- Big Colors by Ryan Adams
- Malibu Ken by Aesop Rock & TOBACCO
- The Paralian by Andrew Wasylyk
- Electric Lady Sessions by LCD Soundsystem
- The Nearest Exit by Memory Drawings
- Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness by Yak
- Dummy by Portishead
Bestselling preorders this week
- Eton Alive by Sleaford Mods
- ABC by Gabe Knox
- Hollow Earth by Pye Corner Audio
- Better Oblivion Community Center by Better Oblivion Community Center (Phoebe Bridgers & Conor Oberst)
- Dogrel by Fontaines D.C.
- Wraith by Teeth Of The Sea
- Henryk Górecki: Symphony No. 3 (Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs) by Beth Gibbons & The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
- Stubborn Heart by Ratso
- Vol.2 by Wooden Shjips
- Live in London by Flight of The Conchords
- Break by Corey Fuller
- Disco Jazz by Rupa
- Folly by Daniel O'Sullivan
- Be A Girl by The Wannadies
- You’re The Man by Marvin Gaye
- Shades of Blue by Don Rendell Ian Carr Quintet
- Phase III by Don Rendell Ian Carr Quintet
- Live by Don Rendell Ian Carr Quintet
- Change Is by Don Rendell Ian Carr Quintet
- Crushing by Julia Jacklin
And for all this week's records...
You know where to look:
Enjoy your weekend!