Record Store Day 2017

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David Bowie

A previously unreleased live recording from Los Angeles on 5th September, 1974. This was a pivotal gig in the transition between the Diamond Dogs tour and the Philly Dogs tour. Produced by David Bowie and mixed by Tony Visconti at Human Studios, NYC in October/November 2016. 3 LP set with etching on sixth side. (Limited worldwide release of 17,000.)

SIDE A: 01 Introduction (Live) 02 1984 (Live) 03 Rebel Rebel (Live) 04 Moonage Daydream (Live) 05 Sweet Thing/Candidate/Sweet Thing (Reprise) (Live)
SIDE B: 01 Changes (Live) 02 Suffragette City (Live) 03 Aladdin Sane (Live) 04 All The Young Dudes (Live) 05 Cracked Actor (Live)  
SIDE 2A: 01 Rock N Roll With Me (Live) 02 Knock on Wood (Live) 03 It's Gonna Be Me (Live) 04 Space Oddity (Live)
SIDE 2B: 01 Diamond Dogs (Live) 02 Big Brother (Live) 03 Time (Live)
SIDE 3A: 01 The Jean Genie (Live) 02 Rock N Roll Suicide (Live) 03 John, I'm Only Dancing (Again) (Live) 

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Vic Chesnutt

Vic Chesnutt

West of Rome

New Vinyl: $30.98 Buy

New West Records is proud to present Vic Chesnutt's second studio album West of Rome. Meticulously remastered and pressed on vinyl for the very first time, West of Rome is widely regarded by fans and hailed by critics as Chesnutt's best record. Originally produced by R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe, this vinyl pressing features an alternate tracklisting curated by Vic and Stipe in which "Latent/Blatant" no longer kicks off the album and is moved to the bonus tracks. In addition, the closing instrumental which was "hidden" in the original release is now titled "Little Fugue" and has been resequenced as the fourteenth track. West of Rome's two studio outtakes, "Nathan" and "Where's The Clock" appear in the bonus tracks. Also included are four-track demos and live versions of songs from the same time period. This pressing is West of Rome as it was meant to be.

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The Claypool Lennon Delirium

The Claypool Lennon Delirium covers Pink Floyd, King Crimson, The Who, and Travellin Flower Band on this four song llive EP on mixed bright green vinyl 10".

1. Astronomy Domine (Pink Floyd) 2. Boris The Spider (The Who) 3. The Court of the Crimson King (King Crimson) 4. Satori (Travellin Flower Band)  

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Czarface

The first weapon drawn in a conflict is language, but the first weapon drawn for Czarface is music. Wu-Tang Clan's Inspectah Deck & Esoteric carved a niche for Czarface with venomous vocals, but the musical production is their super power. Powered by the trademark sound of 7L and Todd Spadafore (The Czar-Keys), a sound that's been developed since Czarface's first LP in 2013, First Weapon Drawn serves as the soundtrack to Czarface's mysterious origin. Fresh off of their collaboration with Marvel Comics, Czarface has not only delivered a new audio adventure complete with narration, it has given us an extra large, full color, action-packed 24 page comic book with it, housed in a beautiful gatefold jacket! In the spirit of the highly sought after Power Records series from the 70's, you can read along with the comic and hear the story come to life on vinyl.

SIDE A: 1. Czarface Theme 2. First Weapon Drawn 3. Czartusi  4. For The Title 5. Kick It Up A Notch  6. A Falling Czar 7. Funky Premonition  
SIDE B: 1. Squared Portal 2. This Fight Ain't Scripted 3. Godspeed Solider  4. Something Once Human 5. What The Problem Is  6. Death Of A Comrade  7. Night Of/Mourning After 

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Hawkwind

"Best of United Artists Years: 1971-1974" compiles the some of the best recordings from space-rock pioneers Hawkwind's earliest and, arguably, most compelling material. The record also features some rare and alternate versions of songs from the band's studio albums of that era, like "Silver Machine (Live at Roundhouse 1971)". This limited edition pressing on swirl color vinyl is exclusively available for Record Store Day 2017. The album was pressed at Pallas Group in Germany on audiophile-grade vinyl.


SIDE A:
01 Silver Machine (1971) (Live at Roundhouse)
02 Master of the Universe (1971)
03 Lord of Light (1972)
04 Urban Guerilla (1972)

SIDE B:

01 Space is Deep Live (1973)
02 Web Weaver
03 Lost Johnny (1974)
04 Brainbox Pollution

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Trevor Jones

35th Anniversary Vinyl Reissue 1st time available on vinyl since the original films' release Richard Amsel designed poster used as vinyl album cover for the 1st time Pressed on 140 gram "Crystal Clear" vinyl. Upgraded 400gsm thick Lp Jacket Limited worldwide pressing of 2000 copies. The Dark Crystal: The Original Sound Track features Trevor Jones' musical score written for the film, arranged specifically for an album listening experience. The album was recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra at the legendary Abby road studios in 1982. The album has been reissued on CD in various countries throughout the last 35 years, but this is the first vinyl reissue since the film's original release.

Overture (3:11) The Power Ceremony (3:57) The Storm (1:03) The Mystic Master Dies (0:51) The Funerals / Jen's Journey (5:25) The Skeksis Duel (1:41) The Pod Dance (3:14) Love Theme (3:17) Gelfling Song (1:11) The Gelfling Ruins (1:43) The Landstrider Journey (0:44) The Great Conjunction (4:13) Finale (7:14)

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M.D.C.

For the first time on vinyl since it originally came out in 2004  Beer City Skateboards and Records is proud to bring you the political hardcore punk legends M.D.C.’s eighth full length; M.D.C.- Magnus Dominus Corpus! (The title is a Latin term taken from the returning Crusaders of the 13th century to term the intense hatred between the clashing Islamic and Christian cultures.)This contains the original full length restored and remastered for a louder, better sound then ever before. To top it all off only 1100 of these will be pressed for RSD 2017.  

SIDE 1: 1 Destroying the Planet 2 Going Nowhere Faster than You 3 Founding Fathers 4 Poseur Punk 5 Let's Kill All the Cops 6 Life, But How to Live It 7 Prime Evil 8 Time Out 9 Girls Like You Make me Queer
SIDE 2: 10 Sleep a Little Less, Dream a Little More 11 Walking on Thin Ice 12 No More Cops 13 Long Day, Short Life 14 Timmy Yo 15 Nazis Shouldn’t Drive 16 Sick of It 17 Prick Faced Bastard 18 Ballad of G.W.

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The Notorious B.I.G.

The Notorious B.I.G.

Born Again

New Vinyl: $31.98 Buy

Born Again was originally released December 7, 1999 and has been out of print since the early 2000s. It debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 charts and solve over 485k albums in the first week of release. Guest artists include Busta Rhymes, Redman and Method Man, Missy Elliott, Ice Cube, and Snoop Dogg. Its reissue on double gold vinyl for Record Store Day 2017 is part of the commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the death of the Notorious B.I.G. (Limited worldwide release of 8000.)

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Nuclear Valdez

"More than 20 years since our first album was released, we are frequently flattered by fans expressing how much our music meant to them. We are often asked if we have a new album in the works. So far, the answer has been no. But for a while now, we’ve been thinking of issuing an album of unreleased songs for our fans around the world. With the encouragement of a few close friends, the idea grew and soon we were rummaging through our old tape archives.  So, what you have here is not an album of new songs, but a collection of old songs from the time of our previous albums. Songs that never went beyond the demo stage. We hope and hope and hope that you will enjoy them in all their low-hi-fi glory." --Nuclear Valdez

01 Give Up On You 02 Trapped in Time 03 Queen 04 Tear for a Smile 05 19 06 Come Inside 07 Rose Colored Glasses 08 Dead Siobhan 

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Iggy Pop

Individually numbered, four sleeve, book-style gatefold release with 16 page book stuffed full of exclusive photos.

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Spoon

This Record Store Day, Spoon will release the 12" single "Hot Thoughts" including two otherwise unavailable tracks: "Hot Thoughts (Dave Sitek Remix) and Spoon's cover of Elvis Presley's "Love Letters".

01 Hot Thoughts 02 Hot Thoughts (Dave Sitek Remix) 03 Love Letters (Elvis Presley Cover) 

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Superchunk

Superchunk

Cup of Sand

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On Record Store Day, Superchunk will release Cup of Sand, their 2003 singles and rarities compilation on vinyl for the first time. The original CD packaging has been expanded for this edition to showcase Laura Balance's original paintings, and features expanded conversations with Mac, Jon, Jim and Laura about every track included--the ones they remember recording, anyway. The notes have been expanded to comprise the three additonal songs from out-of-print compilations which have been added to this remastered reissue. The limited edition packaging will be available exclusively to independent record stores.

SIDE A: 01 The Majestic 02 Reg 03 Her Royal Fisticuffs 04 The Mine Has Been 05 Returned To Its Original Owner
SIDE B: Small Definition 02 Dance Lessons 03 Basement Life 04 Still Feed Myself
SIDE 2A: 01 Fader Rules 02 Never Too Young To Smoke 03 Detroit Has A Skyline (Acoustic) 04 Does Your Hometown Care?
SIDE 2B: Everyone Gets Crushed 02 Beat My Guest 03 With Bells On 04 Clover 05 Sexy Ankles
SIDE 3A: 01 White Noise 02 Thin Air 03 Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) 03 1000 Pounds (Duck Kee Style) 04 Anything Could Happen
SIDE 3B: The Length of Las Ramblas 02 Becoming A Speck 03 The Hot Break 04 A Collection of Accounts 05 Freaks in Charge 06 Blending In 

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Suuns

Suuns

Hold / Still Remix

New Vinyl: $21.98 Buy

Almost a year to the day from the release of Suuns' most-far reaching and creative record Hold/Still comes an album of remixes. Spanning an incredibly diverse range of artists and sounds, each one of these remixes takes the original track and twists and turns it into some very unique. The source material leant itself perfectly to a remix project - these are songs that are complex, layered, experimental. The remixes vary from the dancefloor fillers from the likes of Redshape or Marvin & Guy through to the ambience of Lee Gamble and Beatrice Dillon and the techno of VRIL, and shows Suuns as one of the most forward thinking and fertile bands around. Time to go and get lost. Comes as a double, colored, limited vinyl. 

01 Instrument - Redshape remix 02 UN-NO - Marvin & Guy Brown Eyes remix 03 Brainwash - Lee Gamble reconstruction 04 Translate - Dark Sky ‘Psych' remix 05 Paralyzer - VRIL remix 06 UN-NO - Marvin & Guy Blue Eyes remix 07 Translate - Dark Sky ‘Pressure' remix 08 UN-NO - Marvin & Guy Black Eyes remix 09 Infinity - Beatrice Dillon remix

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John Trudell
Trudell's iconic 1992 album, lauded by Bob Dylan as the best album that year in Rolling Stone (Dylan and the Grateful Dean also played it during show intermissions on their 1992 summer tour). RSD would get an exclusive LP of the album, which would also contain bonus digital video about the Dakota Pipeline. 2xLP / 180g - translucent red vinyl. A portion of the label proceeds would go to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to help support the efforts against the Dakota Pipeline (Trudell, who passed away late last year, was a Dakota Native American).
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U-Roy

U-Roy

Dread In A Babylon

New LP: $26.98 Buy

U-Roy was a true reggae pioneer, dubbed The Originator for good reason. Bursting onto the Jamaican scene in the earliest 1970s, he pioneered the vocal approach called “toasting,” which in addition to branching out Jamaican music into a new era, was also heavily influential on an American genre in its infancy: rapping. U-Roy’s style and charisma are always on display, and – as with all of his classic records – the groove rules all. Presented for Record Store Day 2017 on black vinyl with a poster of the glorious, ganja-drenched cover art, it’s the perfect chance to revisit one of the more underrated voices in Jamaican musical history.

SIDE A: 01 Runaway Girl  02 Chalice In The Palace 03 I Can't Love Another  04 Dread Locks Dread  05 The Great Psalms  
SIDE B: 01 Natty Don't Fear  02 African Message  03 Silver Bird  04 Listen To The Teacher  05 Trench Town Rock

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Various Artists

* Official Record Store Day title * Limited to 3,000 copies on “Angel Shock” color wax * Never before released in any format * Audio restored and remastered from original film transfers * LP housed in a deluxe gatefold Stoughton tip-on jacket * Includes 20-page book with rare archive photos and liner notes Q&A with writer/director David Weisman Edie Sedgwick was the true “It Girl” of the Pop Art age; a woman who famously said she wanted "to turn the world on just for a moment". Part of Andy Warhol's Factory for a year in the mid-'60s, she is widely believed to have inspired The Velvet Underground's “Femme Fatale” as well as Bob Dylan's “Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat” and “Just Like A Woman”. 1973's Ciao! Manhattan, the model and actor's final film, gave some indication of why she inspired such devotion. Written and directed by Factory affiliates John Palmer and David Weisman, the movie tells a quasi-fictionalised account – a chronicle à clef in Weisman's words – of Sedgewick's journey from New York to Santa Barbara. In the film, Sedgwick is Susan Superstar, a New Yorker who winds up living in a drained Santa Barbara swimming pool in a narcotic daze, life and art just a hair away from each other. Shot over a five year period, Sedgwick died of a barbiturate overdose at the age of 28 before filming wrapped in 1971. For a movie starring some of rock's great muses, the soundtrack fittingly features cult figures of the era: Richie Havens (“Shouldn't All The World Be Dancing”, “To Give All Your Love Away”, “I Can’t Make It Anymore”), John Phillips (“Malibu People”) and Byrds/Flying Burrito Brothers member Skip Battin, who performs Kim Fowley's “Citizen Kane”. Other artists are less well-known, including actor Kim Milford, who sings the stirring “Justice”, and Factory man Gino Piserchio, an artist and dear friend of Weisman, whose synthesizer compositions anchor the score. Never before released in any format, this long-overdue pressing includes all of the above plus selected dialogue from the film, each snippet like a beat poem in its own way. The Village Voice once called Ciao! “The Citizen Kane of the drug generation"; deeply evocative of the era, the mood of the soundtrack captures the psychedelic spirit of the film, as well as the darkness and tragedy that characterized Edie's life.

Angel Shock - Gino Piserchio Malibu People - John Phillips “Bad karma…” - [dialogue] Citizen Kane - Skip Battin & Kim Fowley To Give All Your Love Away - Richie Havens Driving Verdecchio - Gino Piserchio "Turn the whole world on just for a moment…” - [dialogue] Night Riders - Gino Piserchio “Open the door!” - [dialogue] I Can’t Make It Anymore - Richie Havens "Wake up!” - [dialogue] Justice - Kim Milford Revolution of the Youth - Gino Piserchio “Anyway I’m a star!” - [dialogue] Doctor Feelgood - Gino Piserchio “Meth burns your brain cells out…” - [dialogue] Shouldn’t All The World Be Dancing? - Richie Havens

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John Williams

In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars “A New Hope” this nostalgic 10” RSD exclusive features two tracks from John Williams’ incomparable score from the film that kicked off a legendary franchise.

Side A: Main Title (From "Star Wars: A New Hope"/Score)
Side B: The Throne Room and End Title (From "Star Wars: A New Hope"/Score) 

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The Bad Signs

The Bad Signs' Black Magic Moments features our cover of Elvis' ''Can't Help Falling In Love'' on Side-B, which is backmasked and conjures spirits when played backward. This song won't be available digitally or on any re-pressings - each album also contains a page from the Secret Diary Of Elvis Presley inside. $1 from each record will be donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Blue Love Love Lock 01 Hypno-Twist 02 Nine Lives 03 Can't Help Falling In Love (Elvis Presley)

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Bettie Serveert

Dutch indie legends Bettie Serveert return on their 25th Anniversary with their 11th studio album, Damaged Good. This limited edition exclusive tranparent magenta Vinyl LP will include a digital download and full CD, the only version available in the United States. The CD will not be available on it's own. Damaged Good is one of ’The Betties’ most diverse albums so far, including songs barely 60 sec long up to an 8 min epos and everything in between. It’s a ‘big story’: intense, raw, tender, but mostly passionate and fierce. Some songs will definitely remind people of their classic Palomine, the debut album that started everything 25 years ago.

01 B-Cuz 02 Brickwall 03 Brother (in Loins) 04 Damaged Good  05 Whatever Happens 06 Unsane 07 Digital Sin (Nr 7) 08 Mouth of Age 09 Love Sick (feat. Peter te Bos) 10 Mrs. K  11 Never Be Over (feat. Prof. Nomad & Co)

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The Bevis Frond

The Bevis Frond

Trptych

New Vinyl: $42.98 Buy

The Bevis Frond emerged fully-formed from the skull of British rock, and Pitchfork called it "A Cult Favorite".  This white vinyl reissue of the heavy third offering from Nick Saloman bursts with 60s-psych and includes epic track ""Tangerine Infringement Beak"" clocking in at nearly 20 minutes, "Into The Cryptic Mist" and "Lights Are Changing" a song that went on to be covered by Mary Lou Lord. A labour of love and fiercely independent, his prolific output has seen as many releases in as many years and an uncompromising vision under his own label Woronzow. Hailed as “a Hendrix devotee every bit as tough and contemporary as the serrated guitar chorales of Sonic Youth and Pixies” by Rolling Stone’s David Fricke, his immense psych-stoner-rock has seen him become a cult figure in his own right. The Bevis Frond’s legion of loyal fans includes Teenage Fanclub, Dinosaur Jr and Mary Lou Lord, who have all covered his music.

A1 Into The Cryptic Mist  A2 Debbie's New Song For Drums A3 Lights Are Changing A4 Gemini Machine A5 Phil Exorcises The Daemons A6 Old Man Blank A7 The Daily Round A8 Hurt Goes On
B1 Corinthian B2 Nowhere Fast B3 Tangerine Infringement Beak B4 Hey Joe
C1 Time To Change C2 You're Trying To Get Me High Again C3 Still Couldn't See Her C4 The Pilgrim's Way C5 Through And Through C6 You Got To Unwind
D1 High Wind In The Trees D2 99th Very Last Time D3 I Love You For Your Mind D4 Five Years Wide 

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Big Thief

Big Thief

Mythological Beauty

New Vinyl: $7.98 Buy

Limited Edition Record Store Day 2017 single on opaque yellow vinyl. Featuring two new tracks: “Mythological Beauty,” and “Breathe in My Lungs.”

"Mythological Beauty"/"Breathe In My Lungs"

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Jerry Cole

Guitar mastery meets the space age bachelor pad with a healthy mix of controversy. The Astro-Sound of Magnificence, from Beyond the Year 2000...a unique capsule of a funky, psychedelic rhythm section jamming, with snarling, stabbing and swooshing cranked-up-to-infinity electric guitar voyages piloted by Wrecking Crew veteran Jerry Cole, polished and primed for takeoff with a string section playing eerie, beckoning melodies in unison. These are the sounds of epiphanies concerning the future, space and sounds on the horizon, circa 1969. The tracks for this album were recorded by Cole and other players during sessions for a separate longplayer and were deemed to be outtakes; the details as to how they became Astro Sounds From Beyond the Year 2000 are dark and distant, but the 10 tracks here were first issued sans strings in 1967 as The Animated Egg, with alternate song titles. Two years later the recordings were overdubbed with the swirling, piercing phase-shifted strings mix you hear here, creating a spectacular fusion of psych-rock, R&B, easy listening and fuzz guitar, with hints of the coming worlds of ambient and electronica. These truly are the far out sounds of tomorrow’s unchartered trip, as the original album jacket proclaims—come aboard, launch and listen. Available on gold vinyl or CD.

1. Flameout 2. Re-Entry To Mog 3. Space Odyssey 4. Astral Freakout 5. Orbit Fantasy 6. Barrier X-69 7. A Disappointing Love With A Desensitized Robot 8. Where Were You In 1982? 9. Trippin' On Lunar 07 10. A Bad Trip Back To '69 

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Frankie and the Witch Fingers

THE FIRST RELEASE FROM FRANKIE AND THE WITCH FINGERS - PREVIOUSLY ONLY AVAILABLE ON CASSETTE IN EXTREMELY LIMITED QUANTITY! "From the moment you start the titular title track on their debut album, Sidewalk, you can hear a deep appreciation for late 60’s and early 70’s psychedelia, refined and captured in the same emphatic and impulsive way, while dragging tricks and sounds from the last fifty years along for the ride. While Frankie And The Witch Fingers seem to incorporate a few more dissonant sounds and breaks, think 13th Floor Elevators or The Velvet Underground, to really spice up the sound and add a level of dissonance to the tightly crafted garage pop melodies, that just seem to melt out of your speakers. Reverberation and fuzz dosed guitars shimmer and undulate in the songs, while echoed vocals float above the instruments, blending in and out of fits of distortion and rave-ups. The bass and drums are like calm pounding waves, powerful enough to chip away at a mountain with out raising an un-needed racket while doing so. Tracks slowly build moment and break into amazing walls of sound and distortion, before fading back into the shadows to reveal the skeletal melody of the song again to let you take it all back in one more time before you’re done. My favorite tracks are when they just hit the gas though, pounding riffs and thundering bass twisting together like a Porsche hitting a lamp post at a hundred and eighty miles an hour, taking your mind along for the ride! Some of the best garage rock you’re gonna hear this side of 1969!" - It's Psychedelic Baby Magazine

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Jowe Head

Jowe Head

Cabinet of Curios

New Vinyl: $36.98 Buy

Cabinet Of Curios is the first ever career-spanning compilation of the solo work of Jowe Head, who contributed to Swell Maps, Television Personalities, and later on his personal projects such as Palookas, and Househunters. "If one looks at the galaxy of stars that can be attributed as source material for today's musical DIY/lo-fi generation, Jowe Head shines as a true iconoclast. His 1973 addition to the avant-garage godfathers Swell Maps added an impressionistic edge to their psychedelic punk pastiche that drew of Max Ernst as ably as Can. Later on in The Television Personalities and his Househunters and Palookas projects, not to mention a sprawling solo discography, Jowe's persona injected color and livelihood into an often-too-cool-for-school post-punk scene around Britain while still delivering transportative sounds and open-to-the-listener interpretations. This compendium is in itself a galaxy of sounds that will never fail to deliver." --Brian Turner, WFMU Music Director

A1. Cake Shop Girl A2. Swissair A3. Cuticles A4. Shy Town A5. Paper Mache A6. Evil Island Home B1. Venus Bigfoot B2. Belly Of The Beast B3. Tiny Monsters B4. Imp Of The Perverse B5. Don't Rock The Boat C1. Rubbish Up The Messheads C2. New World / Enlightenment C3. Ophelia C4. Chameleon D1. Louise Bourgeois D2. Waltz For Kurt Schwitters D3. Arachne & Athena D4. Hannah Hoch D5. Felt And Fat

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Bert Jansch

Bert Jansch

The Black Swan

New Vinyl: $17.98 Buy

Originally found on Jansch’s final album of the same name, ‘The Black Swan’ is featured here on a 7” single, flanked by an early demo. The two songs are at parallels; where the demo shows the bare bones of the track (working title: 'Space Highway’), the finished article is something altogether more orchestral, with Helena Espvall’s (then of Espers) soaring cello providing a foil for Jansch’s supremely melodic refrain. Fans will surely be intrigued to see the process involved in the evolution of ‘Black Swan’ - the paradox in the two versions each beautiful in its own way. Artwork again comes from Earth collaborator Hannah Alice, with her own interpretation of The Black Swan’s plumage. Remastered by Brian Pyle. Limited to 2000 worldwide. 

"The Black Swan"/"The Black Swan" (Demo)

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Anton Malovvi & the Karakura

One off pressing for Record Store Day 2017 featuring 180g RED vinyl and a DVD featuring the short film Abdullah housed inside a 425gsm sleeve complete with a download card. Maiovvi’s score is a powerhouse tour de force featuring his signature raw electro sound blended with traditional Turkish sound structures and instruments. He has managed to create something totally unique,  dark disco that is familiar yet totally alien. The perfect follow up from his last short Yellow. We are very proud to highlight the short film Abdullah included here as a bonus Blu Ray, shot on 35mm the film looks magnificent and the dark tale is perfectly suited to Maiovvi’s delirious take on Turkish standards. 

A1. For Glory A2. Work A3. Wandering A4. Diner A5. Pick Up B1. Your Throat B2. Mountains Of Delirium B3. Magician’s Guilt

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No. 2

The second record from former Heatmiser co-frontman Neil Gust. Remastered for vinyl (first time available) with two bonus tracks, the last of which features Elliott Smith recording and playing as well as John Moen (Decemberists) on drums. Limited press on orange vinyl.

1. A Little Confusion 2. More More 3. Stranger's March 4. WXYZ 5. For The Last Time 6. 8:45 AM 7. Travelling 8. Is It True? 9. Good Intentions 10. WDGLB 11. Who's Behind The Door

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Leon Russell

Guitar Blues Leon Russell was released Sep 11, 2001 on the Leon Russell label. Personnel: Leon Russell (vocals, guitar); Teddy Jack, Buster Phillips (drums).

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The Sloths

Rare and coveted 1965 garage classic being reissued for the first time with a reproduction of the original sleeve.

"Makin Love"/"You Mean Everything To Me"

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U.G.K.

U.G.K.

Too Hard To Swallow

New 2 x LP: $31.98 Buy

To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of UGK’s first album, Get On Down goes the extra mile, presenting it for the first time ever on vinyl. AND 2-LP clear vinyl at that, giving the strutting, funky grooves the chance to really stretch out on your system. Back in 1992, Southern hip-hop was still proving to the world that it could sustain a fan base that was chiefly raised on rap from New York and LA. The Geto Boys and 2 Live Crew had made strong cases by the earliest ‘90s, and Pimp C and Bun B were ready to make their own. Most of the trunk-bumping bass comes from drum programs and basic sampling on these tunes – in later years they would build their sound into something even fuller and deeper. Self-produced with additional work from Houston locals Bernie Bismark and Shetoro Henderson, the tracks here are minimal, slow and menacing, which matched their lyrical approach quite nicely. Too Hard To Swallow made it clear to the world that the U.G.K. crew had the attitude and charisma to make even bigger waves in the years to come.

SIDE A:  1. Something Good 2. Use Me Up 3. Pocket Full Of Stones
SIDE B: 1. Short Texas 2. Cocaine In The Back Of The Ride 3. It’s Too Hard To Swallow
SIDE C: 1. Cramping My Style 2. Feel Like I'm The One Who's Doin' Dope 3. I’m So Bad
SIDE D: 1. Trill Ass Nigga 2. 976-Bun B 3. Something Good (Pimp C's Remix)

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The Veldt

Daniel and Danny Chavis are natives of Raleigh/Chapel Hill, North Carolina and East Village residents for the past 28 years. They are also co-founders of the groundbreaking band The Veldt, who lifted their band’s name from a Ray Bradbury science fiction story. Musically reared in the church and juke-joints of their native southern state, the twins have been performing since they were children, listening to music that included gospel, Motown and Pink Floyd. 

Symmetry/"Slow Grid"

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Johnny "Guitar" Watson

Frank Zappa's favorite guitarist, Johnny "Guitar" Watson's music has been sampled by Redman, Ice Cub, Jay-Z, Easy E, Dr. Dre and Mary J. Blige. Ain't That A Bitch is Watson's first successful funk album and contains some of his most well-known hits.

I Need It | I Want To Ta-Ta You Baby | Superman Lover | Ain’t That A Bitch | Since I Met You Baby | We’re No Exception | Won’t You Forgive Me Baby 

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Johnny "Guitar" Watson

Frank Zappa's favorite guitarist, Johnny "Guitar" Watson's music has been sampled by Redman, Ice Cub, Jay-Z, Easy E, Dr. Dre and Mary J. Blige. A Real Mother For Ya includes the US chart singles "A Real Mother For Ya" and "Lover Jones".

A Real Mother for You | Nothing Left To Be Desired | The Real Deal | Tarzan | I Wanna Thank You | Lover Jones

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The Art Pepper Quartet

Recorded in late 1956 and released in early 1957, the same year as the landmark Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section, The Art Pepper Quartet (Art Pepper: saxophone; Russ Freeman: piano; Ben Tucker: bass; Gary Fromer: drums) is back on vinyl for Record Store Day 2017. Mastered from the original mono tapes by Kevin Gray, this is not only a reissue for the (multi-generational) ages, it's the album's first appearance on vinyl in far too long. Now on clear wax, reproducing the original art and liner notes on an era-correct "tip-on" jacket, the project was overseen by Art's widow, Laurie Pepper, and Grammy-winning producer Cheryl Pawelski. To make this pressing even more special and unique, the alternate take of "Blues At Twilight" has been included as a bonus track. A gem on all fronts--this is how Jazz should be experienced. All analog chain from tape to vinyl, with beautiful packaging. Ladies and Gentlemen, The Art Pepper Quartet.

SIDE A: 01 Art’s Opus 02 I Surrender Dear 03 Diane 04 Pepper Pot
SIDE B: 01 Bésame Mucho 02 Blues At Twilight 03 Val’s Play 04 Blues At Twilight (Alternate)

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Filthy Friends

Filthy Friends is a David Bowie cover band…  OR They are Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Kurt Bloch, Bill Rieflin and occasionally Krist Novoselic… OR They are unemployed rodeo clowns from Ringling Bros. circus.  Choose whatever “alternative facts” you like, and spin their new 7-inch from Kill Rock Stars this Record Store Day - Saturday, April 22, 2017. The rollicking tunes echoing from their party tent include the original “Any Kind of Crowd”, backed with the enthusiastic cover of the Roxy Music standard, “Editions of You”. 

A1. Any Kind of Crowd; B1 Editions of You 

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The Head And The Heart

A limited edition Record Store Day exclusive with unreleased demos from the writing of the Signs of Light album and three previously unreleased songs.

SIDE A: 01 No Guarantees (Stinson Beach Sessions) 02 In The Summertime (Stinson Beach Sessions) 03 Rhythm & Blues (Stinson Beach Sessions) 04 City of Angels (Stinson Beach Sessions)
SIDE B: 01 Colors (Stinson Beach Sessions) 02 Library Magic (Stinson Beach Sessions) 03 Your Mother's Eyes (Stinson Beach Sessions) 04 Bluebird (Stinson Beach Sessions) 

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NRBQ

Everybody loves NRBQ. Even if they don't know it. Last year's High Noon-- A 50-Year Retrospective box set was adored by fans and critics alike, and served as an introduction to new fans in, er--queue to discover more. Now, in a special release for Record Store Day, the 5 CD collection has been distilled down to double LP, with some surprises. Compiled by ArQive50 Research and Grammy-winning producer Cheryl Palewski, it's full of highlights and rarities from the group's five decade career. Plus, a previously unissued, live take of "Keep This Love Goin" makes its first appearance anywhere. The double album is packaged in a full color gatefold with photos from throughout the band's history, plus a download card. High Noon--A 50-Year Retrospective (Update) is a perfect primer for the uninitiated, a necessity for th faithful, and another way for everyone to experience the magic that is NRBQ!

SIDE ONE: 01 Rocket Number 02 Flat Foot Frenzy 03 Barbara Carr 04 Don't She Look Good 05 Fergie's Prayer 06 C'mon Everybody 07 Down In My Heart
SIDE TWO: Captain Lou (with Lou Albano) 02 One Big Parking Lot 03 I Don't Think Of… 04 Me and the Boys 05 Ridin' In My Car 06 Feel You Around Me
SIDE THREE: Over Your Head (Alternate Version) 02 Dummy 03 Live Is Waiting 04 Wacky Tobacky 05 Beverly 06 I'd Like To Know 07 Terry Got A Muffin
SIDE FOUR:  01 Sweet and Petite 02 Let Go 03 Fightin Back 04 Greetings From Delaware 05 Keep This Love Goin' (Live) 06 Ain't It All Right 

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Sign

New Vinyl: $12.98 Buy

Reissue of a 12" maxi-single from the 1980s

SIDE A: "Sign O' The Times"
SIDE B: "La, La, La, He, He, Hee (12" Single Version)"

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I Wish You Heaven

New Vinyl: $12.98 Buy

Reissue of a 12" maxi-single from the 1980s

SIDE A: "I Wish U Heaven"
SIDE B: "Scarlet Pussy" (Camille)

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Partyman

New Vinyl: $12.98 Buy

Reissue of a 12" maxi-single from the 1980s

SIDE A: "Partyman (The Purple Party Mix)" 02 "Partyman (Partyman Music Mix)"
SIDE B: "Partyman (The Video Mix)" 02 "Feel U Up"

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Pop Life

New Vinyl: $12.98 Buy

Reissue of a 12" maxi-single from the 1980s

SIDE A: "Pop Life (Fresh Dance Mix)"
SIDE B: "Hello (12" Extended Remix Version)"

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Reissue of a 12" maxi-single from the 1980s

SIDE A: 01 I Could Never Take The Place of Your Man 02 Hot Thing (Edit)
SIDE B: 01 Hot Thing (Extended Remix) 02 Hot Thing (Dub Version)

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Batdance

New Vinyl: $12.98 Buy

Reissue of a 12" maxi-single from the 1980s

SIDE A: "Batdance (The Batmix)"
SIDE B: 01 "Batdance (The Vicki Vale Mix)" 02 "200 Balloons"

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Various Artists

This anthology – which has its origins in the Dante Carfagna bootleg "Chains and Black Exhaust" release - focuses on the Black and Latino American rock bands that spread their wings after Jimi Hendrix came to prominence, in unlikely locales such as Dayton, Ohio, Fort Wayne, Indiana and Phoenix, Arizona. Most of the music here is being reissued for the first time. Comes with an illustrated cover by French illustrator Sanghon Kim and a booklet detailing the history of Black and Latino contributions to American rock music by leading music historians and collectors.

SIDE A:  01 1984 - There's A Wrinkle In Our Time 02 Purple Snow - Down By The River 03 Jimi Macon - Jimi's Guitar Raps With The Bass 04 Creations Unltd -  Corruption Is The Thing 05 We The People - Function Underground 06 Michael Liggins And The Super Souls - Loaded Black 07 Stone Coal White - Stone Coal White
SIDE B: 01 Blacklites - BL Movement 02 Ebony Rhythm Band - Drugs Ain't Cool 03 Cisneros and Garza Group - I'm A Man 04 LA Carnival - Blind Man (45 Version) 05 Revolution - The Siesta Is Over 06 Black Conspirators - Just Got To Be Free  07 Black Maffia - I Want To Take You Higher

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