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GAOTH
Dying Season's Glory (imp)
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Self
Every black metal fan knows that Autumn/Winter is the best time of year for black metal so this debut release by this Irish one-man atmospheric black metal project known as GAOTH is perfectly timed. Similar to some of our other favorite black metal groups like early DRUDKH, WOODS OF DESOLATION, AMESOEURS, & another lesser-known one-man project FUATH (which we championed earlier this year), GAOTH blends field recordings of wind & water with melodic & atmospheric black metal, post-rock sounds that almost veer into shoegaze territory at times with harsh vocals that are buried way down in the mix. This is definitely one of the best melodic black metal records we've heard in 2016 & it's RECOMMENDED.
Available at: Broadway and Milwaukee Ave.
New CD $10.99

SURVIVE
Hd015 (reissue W/ Different Art) Survive
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Holodeck
BACK IN PRINT!!! "Stranger Things" was one of the biggest pop culture phenomenons of 2016 & that had a lot to do with the great soundtrack by SURVIVE members Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein. The fantastic debut by SURVIVE has been out of print for a few years & now it's rightfully back in print courtesy of Holodeck. This is very much in line with the music in "Stranger Things" & on their 2016 album on Relapse. Top-notch synthwave with rich melodies & some pleasant & mellow moments. RECOMMENDED.
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New LP $14.99

DAM- FUNK & NITE JEWEL
Nite-funk (ltd. Ed.) Nite- Funk
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Glydezone
Much anticipated collab between these two talented Cali musicians. One look at the cover should help you get a feeling for what this sounds like. Smooth & chilled out 80's funk & R&B with a modern approach. Limited edition & RECOMMENDED!
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New LP $19.99

D.O.C.
No One Can Do It Better (rsd 2016)
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Get On Down
Legendary debut album from the D.O.C. was produced by DR. DRE & was first released in 1989 on Ruthless Records. This guy was basically the fifth member of N.W.A. & helped write some of their lyrics. Lyrical insanity, great beats, a true classic. RECOMMENDED.
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New LP $22.99

MARK III
Marvin Whoremonger (reissue) (w/ Download)
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Now Again
One of the most sought-after funk albums of all time gets a fancy Now Again Reserve reissue! Here's the short version (that is elaborted on in the liner notes): this "band" was assembled by a Las Vegas hustler, who paired a transient singer with three teenagers & fleshed the whole thing out in Los Angeles with studio musicians. Very fun & funky with a great story. RECOMMENDED!
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New LP $49.99

DEATH
Sound Of Perseverance (2lp) (w/ Download)
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Relapse
2016, double-LP reissue of the final DEATH album, now being taken care of by Relapse Records! This album is their proggiest album, but no less brutal than anything else DEATH released. Beautiful gold-foil stamping on the cover rounds out this amazing package. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Available at: Broadway and Milwaukee Ave.
New LP $25.99

ESP OHIO
Starting Point Of The Royal Cyclopean (w/ Download)
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GBV
ESP OHIO is a new Bob Pollard-fronted band that features most of the current live line-up of GUIDED BY VOICES including former GBV guitarist Doug Gillard. This is some of the more rockin' Pollard material we've heard in awhile, probably because the band really rocks.
Available at: Milwaukee Ave. and Loop
New LP $15.99

JANSCH, BERT
It Don't Bother Me (reissue)
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Superior Viaduct
This is the first ever U.S. release of the 2nd album by the British folk icon Bert Jansch. By the time this record was released in 1965, Jansch had already established himself in the British folk scene as one of the finest players around & soon everybody from Jimmy Page to Neil Young would cite him as an influence. Another important reissue from Superior Viaduct. RECOMMENDED.
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New LP $21.99

BAIRD SISTERS
Until You Find Your Green
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Ba Da Bing
Despite the fact that the Baird sisters have been playing music together since they were kids, "Until You Find Your Green" is their first ever collaborative release. The album has a timeless feel but you can hear hints of 60's British & American folk & Meg's solo work & time in ESPERS. Beautiful stuff.
Available at: Milwaukee Ave. and Loop
New LP $15.99

BAYRLE/ SCHREINER
Warp Weft
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Small World
Recorded in a textile-weaving factory in Germany, "Warp Weft" is a collaborative work by THOMAS BAYRLE & BERN- HARD SCHREINER that consists of three pieces, each made using multiple, in-sync microphones that were focused on a specific historical machine from the '50s, along with a loom from the '40s. Hypnotic repetition is the name of the game here . . . beautiful, minimalist material on Small World Records. RECOMMENDED!
Available at: Milwaukee Ave.
New LP $24.99

SCHREINER, BERNHARD
Some Personal Appearances
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Small World
This six-piece LP was recorded in the artist's Frank- furt studio in 2015 using a bow, mallets, effect pedals & "other materials." The results are very delicate. Fragile, even. On the ever-impressive Small World lable & RECOMMENDED.
Available at: Milwaukee Ave.
New LP $19.99

SKELETON OF GOD
Primordial Dominion (black Vinyl, Ltd 400)
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Everlasting Spew
Second album from Colorado's SKELETON OF GOD gets a reissue in 2016 thanks to Everlasting Spew Records! This band is totally a hidden gem . . . they released an EP & an LP in 1993 & 1994, & then released this back in 2008. Hard to describe, but these guys are death metal at their core but with a seriously experi- mental/psychedelic slant. Now that weed is legal in Colorado, we're excited to hear if/what they come up with next. RECOMMENDED.
Available at: Milwaukee Ave. and Loop
New LP $17.99

PAPA M
Highway Songs
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Drag City
David Pajo has had a crazy couple of years that peaked with a motorcycle accident in early 2016 that nearly took his life. The ex-SLINT guitarist is still in a wheelchair recovering from the accident but somehow he managed to find the time & energy to make his first album under the PAPA M name since 2009. "Highway Songs" is a hodge-podge of styles including heavy rockers that trudge along like the FUCKING CHAMPS at 1/2 speed, glitched-out electronics like APHEX TWIN scoring an fictional horror film & finally, warm & sunny acoustic indie rocking tunes that are perhaps more in line with what you've heard from PAPA M in the past. The album is mostly instrumental but the song "Little Girl" has Pajo singing with a guest vocalist & there's a sample of Pajo's daughter whispering into the mic at the end of one tune. We've been jonesing for a new Pajo solo album for a long time & it's finally here & that is a really good thing. RECOMMENDED.
Available at: Broadway
New LP $18.99

VARIOUS ARTISTS
Shanghai'd Soul: Episode 4
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Numero Group
Inspired by the "Shaolin Soul" compilations that collect sample-source material of WU-TANG songs, this LP collects 13 tracks from the Numero Group catalog that have been sampled for other songs. ALL HAIL NUMERO GROUP.
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New LP $13.99

MEN
Devil Music
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We Are the Men
2016 album from THE MEN was written & recorded live in one weekend in their practice space, & the raw energy is palpable. Kinda reminds us of the REPLACEMENTS dirty punk/rock & roll.
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New LP $14.99

VARIOUS ARTISTS
Killed By Deathrock Volume Two (w/ Poster)
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Sacred Bones
Second volume of this amazing series on Sacred Bones Records collects 10 more tracks of Dark Punk, Goth, etc from RED TEMPLE SPIRITS, FLOWERS FOR ADATHA, GATE CRASHERS & more!
Available at: Milwaukee Ave. and Loop
New LP $14.99

DYSRHYTHMIA
Veil Of Control (clear Vinyl) (ltd To 400)
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Profound Lore
DYSRHYTHMIA have been making dark, foreboding, avant garde, blackened prog for almost 20 years now. "Veil Of Control" might be an allusion to a problem that plauges other prog bands of similar nature- the refined art of musical discipline & self control. A lot of folks like to use the term "math rock" to describe this band- however, this sounds more like KING CRIMSON's darker moments than bands like DON CABALLERO or MAPS & ATLASES. Astounding technicality without coming off as show-offish or "techy" all expertly recorded with an air of intruige. DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, CYNIC, & even NEUROSIS fans deserve to give this a spin!
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New LP $18.99

DEAD ENDING
Class War (w/ Download) Ivanka Wants Her Orange Back
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Alternative Tent.
Two politically-charged hardcore ragers from this punk supergroup. On this 7-inch, DEAD ENDING is VIC BONDI & DAVE SHIELD (ARTICLES OF FAITH), JEFF DEAN (THE BOMB) & DEREK GRANT (ALKALINE TRIO).
Available at: Broadway and Milwaukee Ave.
New 45 $6.99

INTENDED
Time Will Tell (w/ Download)
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In The Red
Debut full length recording from Detroit's "THE INTENDED" is sure to please any and all fans of ROCK recorded in a GARAGE. Formed by members of TYVEK and ODD CLOUDS, this LP was assembled from an assortment of raw 4-track cassette recordings resulting in a raw, in-your-face, experience akin to your local house show. Just a bit psych-y without your typical wah abuse, and sweeter than a bannana split. Fans of JAY REATARD, THEE OH SEES, and TY SEGALL should crank this bad boy to 11!
Available at: Milwaukee Ave. and Loop
New LP $15.99

TYVEK
Origin Of What (w/ Download)
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In The Red
After a string of limited cassette releases, TYVEK bring you another full length slab of fun, lo-fi garage punk for you to slack off to. Great Stones-ey "Satisfaction" fuzz tones as always, and a bit of a western SERGIO LEONE influence to boot. Extremely catchy and charming, this is the sound of your friends who get together to drink beers and jam in the garage every week. Not counting the limited tapes, this is their first LP since 2012, so come grab it!!!
Available at: Milwaukee Ave. and Loop
New LP $15.99

PALLBEARER
Fear & Fury (single Sided, Etched Vinyl) (w/ Download)
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Profound Lore
DOOM, DOOM, DOOM, and more DOOM. DECIBEL favorites PALLBEARER are back with the latest single, backed by some insane covers of BLACK SABBATH and TYPE O NEGATIVE! This is a single sided 12", which has a beautiful etched B-side which is part of the packaging. Fans of the band won't want to miss this!
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New LP $18.99

COWLEY, PATRICK & CANDIDA ROYALLE
Candida Cosmica
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Dark Entries
What do you get when you put two famed icons of the adult film industry in a room together? Beautiful, ephermeral, sometimes dark & foreboding analog synth explorations of course! This recently unearthed collaboration between PATRICK COWLEY and CANDIDA ROYALLE goes into deeper, stranger, and more meditative zones than COWLEY's recently reissued high NRG/disco dance LPs. This is ambitious and experimental synth-scapes that will take you places- reccommended listening for fans of THROBBING GRISTLE, EMERALDS, EXPO 70, & even JOHN CARPENTER!
Available at: Loop
New LP $15.99

KING GEEDORAH
Take Me To Your Leader (2lp, Color Lp) (2016 Reissue W/popout Insert)
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Big Dada
Here's what we had to say upon this album's release in 2003 . . . it still holds up. One of DOOM's best. MF DOOM returns with yet another alias, this time the three-headed Godzilla villian "King Geedorah." Everything that you could possibly love about "Operation Doomsday" is all here--slick beats, notable samples, DOOM's fierce mic skills, etc. In the top running for one of the best hip-hop albums of the year...on BIG DADA and RECOMMENDED!!
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New LP $27.99

RIGBY, AMY
Diary Of A Mod Housewife (w/ Download)
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Self
First time on vinyl!
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New LP $16.99

LUMPY & THE DUMPERS
Huff My Sack
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La Vida Es Un Mus
First 12-inch from St. Louis' LUMPY & THE DUMPERS comes after a string of equally-insane 7-inches has all the screeching vocals & distorted everything you could ever need, and trust us, you need this! Punk for lunatics.
Available at: Broadway and Milwaukee Ave.
New LP $19.99

HANCOCK, WAYNE
Slingin' Rhythm (180grm W/ Download)
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BloodShot
Wayne Hancock has built a hefty discography of Western swing/country records & "Slingin' Rhythm" has some of the finest guitar playing you'll ever hear in that style.
Available at: Broadway and Loop
New LP $17.99

GRIND, JOEL
Equinox (180grm Soundtrack)
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Death Waltz
Joel Grind has been releasing great metal albums under the TOXIC HOLOCAUST name for name years. Now he's exploring the realms of 80's influenced horror soundtracks on "Equinox." This is very much in the style of John Carpenter, ZOMBI etc... so if you're into that sort of thing you'll like this a lot.
Available at: Milwaukee Ave.
New LP $23.99

VERMIN WOMB
Decline
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Translation Loss
Absolutely crushing deathgrind from this Denver band. VERMIN WOMB is always in your face & nearly un- relenting. Ex-members of CLINGING TO THE TREES OF A FOREST FIRE & WITHERED.
Available at: Milwaukee Ave. and Loop
New LP $17.99

CROCODILES
Dreamless (w/ Download)
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Zoo Music
It's hard to believe that the duo known as CROCODILES are already 6 albums deep but that is in fact the case. Somewhat unconsciously, the band almost entirely eschewed guitars on this one opting for mostly piano & synth driven songs. The sound sort of reminds us of THE CHURCH, moments of WILD NOTHING, mid 80's CURE etc...
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New LP $15.99

COHEN, LEONARD
You Want It Darker
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Columbia
At 82, Leonard Cohen's bleak "You Want It Darker" is not a question. The deep heaviness always present in Cohen's gravel voice is masterful here, & death is an everpresent theme.
Available at: Broadway and Milwaukee Ave.
New CD $13.99