Reckless Records 3/8/11 New Releases

Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Doldrums (Paw Tracks reissue LP)
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – House Arrest AKA Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti 5 (Paw Tracks reissue LP)
Beady Eye – Different Gear Still Speeding (LP)
Buffalo Tom – Skins (CD & Deluxe CD, LP)
Shinki Chen & Friends (LP reissue, bong rattling Jap rock monster!)
Curious Mystery – We Creeling
Cut Copy – Zonoscope (LP & deluxe CD)
Dug Dug’s – s/t (CD/LP reissue)
Lupe Fiasco – Lasers
Ga’an – (LP restock)
Joao Gilberto – O Amor, O sorriso e a Flor (LP reissue)
Grails – Deep Politics (CD/LP)
Haino/O’Rourke/Ambarchi – In a Flash Everything Comes Together as One There is no Need for a Subject (LP)
Johann Johannsson – Viroulegu Forsetar (LP reissue)
Juv – s/t LP
Lifelover – Sjukdom
Natural Yogurt Band – Tuck in Wit the Natural Yogurt Band (very nice instrumental, funky, library-music style jams new on Now Again!! CD now – vinyl imminent)
Parts & Labor – Constant Future
Pheromaons – It Still Rankles (LP)
R.E.M. – Collapse Into Now
Rival Schools – Pedals CD/LP
Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie XX – We’re New Here (LP & fancy LP boxset)
VA – Acid Rumba: Spanish Gypsy Grooves 1969-1976
VA- Casual Victim Pile (LP)
VA – Neurotic Reactions 2: 16 Obscure Mod Smashers, 1965-1970
VA – Those Shocking Shaking Days: Indonesian Hard, Psychedelic, Progressive Rock And Funk 1970-1978 (CD/3xLP . . . new on Now Again)
Kurt Vile – Smoke Ring for my Halo (CD/LP)
Xex – Group Xex (LP reissue)
Young Widows – Future Heart (7″)

Reckless Records 3/1/11 New Releases

Alcest -Ecailles De Lune LP picture disc (restock)
Beans – End it All
Black Lips/ Strange Boys split 7″
Anna Calvi – s/t (CD/LP)
Slimm Cessna’s Auto Club – Unentitled (CD/LP)
Michael Chapman – Fully Qualified Survivor (CD/LP)
Citizen Fish – Goods (CD/LP)
Comus – First Utterance LP reissue (the psych-folk classic finally available again!!)
Danava/ Earthless/ Lecherous Gaze split LP
Davila 666 – Tan Bajo
Dum Dum Girls – He Gets Me High CD/12″
Electric Voyage – Flight of No Return 7″ reissue
John Fahey – Blind Joe Death (LP reissue)
Go Team – Rolling Blackouts (LP)
Pj Harvey – Let England Shake LP
Li, Lykke – Wounded Rhymes
Lifelover – Sjukdom LP
Metallica – Garage Inc LP reissue
Thurston Moore – 12 String Meditations for Jack Rose
Papercuts – Fading Parade CD/LP
Prurient/ Nico Vascellari split (2xTAPE in clam shell case)
Quintron & Ms. Pussycat/ Turbo Fruits split 7″
Rainbow Arabia – Boys & Diamonds (CD/LP)
Rural Alberta Advantage – Deparint (CD/LP)
Jay Ryan – Animals & Objects in & out of Water (Book, restock)
Jay Ryan – 100 Posters, 134 Squirrels (Book, second edition)
Soldiers of Fortune – Ball Strenth
Sparklehorse – Vivadixiesubmarinetransmission (LP reissue)
Spiritualized – Lazer Guided Melodies (LP reissue)
Spiritualized – Pure Phase (LP reissue)
Teams vs. Star Slinger (LP on Mexican Summer)
Vacant Lots – Confusion 7″
Vivian Girls/ Jacuzzi Boys split 7″
Xasthur – Portal of Sorrow LP
Lucinda Williams – Blessed (CD, DELUXE CD, LP)

plus a new batch of hoZac releases just arrived that will hit the floor at Wicker Park on Tuesday!

Reckless Records New Releases 2/15/11

Asobi Seksu – Fluorescence (CD, LP)
Bright Eyes – People’s Key (CD, LTD. EDITION CD, LTD. EDITION LP)
Canyons – My Rescue (12″ on same label as TAME IMPALA, CEO)
CEO – White Magic (LP, finally here)
CEO – Illuminata (7″)
Drive by Truckers – Go Go Boots (CD, LP)
Faust – Something Dirty (CD, LP)
Forms – Derealization
Davy Graham/ Shirley Collins – Folk Roots, New Roots (LP reissue)
Harald Grosskopf – Synthesist (LP reissue w/ CD. Amazing 1980 synth record ala Klaus Schulze)
PJ Harvey – Let England Shake (CD, LP coming later)
Hawk & a Hacksaw – Cervantine
Tim Hecker – Ravedeath, 1972 (CD, vinyl is delayed a bit)
Hype Williams – Find Out What Happens When People Stop Being Polite, and Start Getting Reel (LP repress)
Orlando Julius & the Afro Sounders (LP reissue)
Kleenex/Lilliput – 1977-1983 (LP boxset on Mississippi!!)
Les Rallizes Denudes – Great White Wonder (4CD boxset)
Mogwai – Hardcore Will Never Die but You Will (2CD & LP)
Peaking Lights – 936 (CD, LP)
Rainbow Arabia – Without You (7″, limited on Kompakt)
Sonic Youth – Bad Moon Rising (LP reissue finally back in print!)
Sonic Youth – SYR9: Simon Werner a Disparu soundtrack (CD, LP)
Spacemen 3 – Transparent Radiation (12″ reissue)
Sparklehorse – Good Morning Spider (LP reissue)
Sun Dial – S/T (LP)
Bridget St. Johns – Ask Me No Questions (LP reissue)
Throbbing Gristle – 20 Jazz Funk Greats (LP reissue)
Throbbing Gristle – 2nd Annual Report (LP reissue)
Twilight Singers – Dynamite Steps (CD, LP)
VA – Thai? Dai!: Heavier Side of the Luk Thung Underground
Wildildlife – Give in to Live (LP)

Reckless Records New Releases 2/8/2011

Due to the sucktastic weather, our AKRON/FAMILY cd/lps might not turn up until mid-day on Tuesday. You can call and
place special orders if you want and we’ll call you when they’re in.

And you Will Know us by the Trail of Dead – Tao of the Dead (regular and deluxe)
Bauhaus – Crackle: the Best of Bauhaus (2xLP)
Belphegor – Blood Magick Necromance
Blut Aus Nord – Mystical Beats of Rebellion (2xCD reissue)
Coasting – Same Old Same Old (7″)
Crowbar – Sever the Wicked Hand (CD/LP – only at Wicker Park for now, at Broadway and the Loop on Wednesday afternoon)
Cut Copy – Zonoscope (CD only, vinyl available 2/22!!!)
Demdike Stare – Tryptych 3xCD
Disappears – European Tour Cd (5 tracks with Steve Shelley of SONIC YOUTH on drums!!)
Gatekeeper – Giza (12″ finally here!)
Glasser – Mirrorage (Lindstrom remix, 12″)
Esben & the Witch – Violet Cries (CD/LP)
La La Vasquez – Buoy (7″)
Magic Johnson – Landlord Song (7″)
Metal Mountains – Golden Trees (LP)
Miles Davis – Bitches Brew Live
Hour of 13 – Ritualist
Bruce Lamont – Feral Songs for the Epic Decline (CD)
Macabre – Grim Scary Tales
Motorhead – The World Is Yours (CD/DVD)
Nobunny – Third Man Live Series (LP)
Off – First Four Eps (7″ boxset finally back in!!)
Religious to Damn – Glass Prayer (LP)
Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx – NY Is Killing Me (12″)
Sticks – Scrapes (7″)
Thin Lizzy – Jailbreak (2xCD DELUXE edition)
Tyvek – Third Man Live Series (LP)

We also just got in a batch of releases from the Ghost Box label. Bands like FOCUS GROUP, ADVISORY CIRCLE, BELBURY POLY etc. Excellent experimental-pop inspired by British library recordings, 60’s & 70’s horror, seances & psychedelic gothy-ness!

Reckless Records New Releases 2/1/11

Acid Mothers Temple/Stearica – Split (CD/LP)
Arabrot – Revenge
Bardo Pond – S/T
Blood Command – Ghostclocks
Dirtbombs – Party Store (CD/LP)
Funeral Pyre – Vultures At Dawn (LP)
GA’AN – S/T (LP)
Go Team – Rolling Blackouts
Holy Grail – Crisis In Utopia (LP)
Holy Grail – Improper Burial (7″)
Insane Warrior (RJD2) – We are the Doorways (horror & sci-fi soundtrack inspired synth stuff from mr. D2)
Isis – Oceanic (LP reissue)
Kilbey, Steve & Martin Kennedy – White Magic
Kinks – Kinda Kinks (180 gram LP reissue)
Mahjongg/ Chandeliers split LP
Bob Marley & the Wailers – Live Forever (Recording of Bob & the band’s last performance from Pittsburgh 1980)
John & Beverly Martyn – Stormbringer (LP reissue)
Robert Pollard – Space City Kicks (CD/LP)
Say Hi – Um, Uh Oh (LP)
Seefeel – S/T (CD/LP)
Skeletonwitch – Skullsplitter b/w No Rest for the Dead (7″)
Terror Danjah – Undeniable EP #1 (12″)
Terror Danjah – Undeniable EP #2 (12″)
Terror Danjah – Undeniable EP #3 (12″)
UV Race – Acid Trip 7″
Vagrants – I Can’t Make a Friend (LP)
V/A – Bossa Nova & the Rise of Brazilian Music in the 1960s (CD/LP on Soul Jazz)
V/A – Pakistan Folk & Pop 1966-1976 (LP on Sublime Frequencies!!)

Reckless Records 1/25/2011 new releases

Books – Thought for Food (CD/LP remastered reissue w/ new artwork)
Boxx, Igor – Breslau (LP)
Bradley, Charles – No Time For Dreaming (CD/LP)
Cains & Abels – Call Me Up
Chain & the Gang – 2 new 7″s on K
Cleared – S/T (LP/cassette – white vinyl LP, limited to 500. Excellent Chicago minimalist drone!)
Coins – Recital Pressures (cassette – new on Plustapes)
Crass – Feeding of the 5000 & Stations of the Crass (CD reissues)
Death – Spiritual Mental Physical (CD/LP – more recordings found by this Detroit proto-punk unit on Drag City)
Decemberists – King is Dead (boxset back in stock, more LPS Wednesday)
Deerhoof – VS Evil (CD/LP)
Delicate Steve – Wondervisions
Destroyer – Kaputt (CD/LP)
Dirty Diamonds – Undertaker (7″)
Dungen – Oga, Nasa, Mun (7″ on Third Man)
The Ex – Catch my Shoe (CD/LP – the Dutch punk legends are back with a new vocalist)
Father Yod – Father Yod & the Source Brotherhood (comic book, issue #1)
First Aid Kit – Universal Soldier (7″)
Friedberger, Matthew – Napoleonette (LP – first of many planned solo releases from half of the Fiery Furnaces)
Fuckin’ Flying A-Heads – Swiss Cheese Back (7″ – legendary Hawaiian noise punk back in print)
Fujiya & Miyagi – Ventriloquizzing (CD/LP)
Gang Gang Dance – Kamakura (CD only for now. LP coming soon)
Gang of Four – Content (CD/LP)
Get Up Kids, the – There Are Rules (CD/LP)
Gowns – Broken Bones (CD/LP)
Gunn, Steve – Sundowner (LP)
Harris, Liz – Divide (book & CD – cool drawings from Ms. GROUPER)
Harvey Milk – A Small Turn of Human Kindness (LP)
Infernal Stronghold – Godless Noise LP
Infernal Stronghold/Pests – Split (7″)
Mamiffer/Oakeater – Split (LP, limited to 300)
Mamiffer/House of Low Culture – Split (LP, limited to 500)
Manley, Phil – Life Coach (solo album from this TRANS AM member)
My Disco – Little Joy (CD/LP)
Monotonix – Not Yet (CD/LP)
Mutant Supremacy – Infinite Suffering (LP – excellent death metal from New York City)
Nadja – Sky Burial (CD/LP)
Bill Orcutt – New Way to Pay Old Debts (CD reissue)
Outsiders – CQ (LP reissue)
Phantom Works – Sick Machine (7″)
Phantom Works – SuitSat (7″)
Popol Vuh – Werner Herzog Soundtracks (5CD boxset)
Pretty Little Empire – Sweet Sweet Hands CD/LP
Pretty Little Empire – Reasons & Rooms CD
Say Hi – Um, Uh Oh
Seize The Essence zine
Sic Alps – Napa Asylum (CD/LP)
Thank You – Golden Worry (CD/LP)
Toure, Sidi & Friends – Sahel Folk (CD/LP)
Ural Umbo – Fog Tapes (LP)
John Vanderslice – White Wilderness (CD/LP)
Wire – Red Barked Trees (LP)
Witches – A Haunted Person’s Guide to the Witches (CD/LP)
Wright, Willie – Telling the Truth (CD/LP – new on Numero Group!!)
Xasthur – Defective Epitaph (LP, finally available on vinyl!)
V/A – Eccentric Soul: Mighty Mike Lenaberg (LP – vinyl release for this Numero Group title, finally!)
V/A – Subterranean Homesick Blues: a Tribute to Bob Dylan’s Bringing It All Back Home (LP only, featuring MIRAH, MORNING BENDERS, JULIE DOIRON, FRANZ NICOLAY & more!)

Some cool stuff should be turning up this week too. New Sublime Frequencies LP documenting 60’s & 70’s Pakistani folk & pop instrumentals, the debut LP from GA’AN
& alot more!)

Reckless Records 1/18/11 New Releases

All three Reckless locations will be closed for inventory on Wednesday January 19th. We’ll be open at 10am the following day. Sorry for the inconvience.

All titles are CD unless noted

Aethenor – En Form For Bla CD/LP
Marisa Anderson – Golden Hour LP (on Mississippi!)
Braids – Native Speaker CD/LP
Decemberists – King is Dead CD
Disappears – Lux CD/LP
Ducktails – III: Arcade Dynamics (LP coming soon)
Fergus & Geronimo – Unlearn
Flied Egg – Goodbye (reissue)
Ghost – Opus Eponymous
Abney Jay – Last Ole Minstrel Man 10″ (on Mississippi!)
Fela Kuti – Another big batch of CD reissues on Knitting Factory
Mogwai – Rano Pano/ Hasenheide 7″ (Sub Pop debut!)
Daniel Martin Moore – In the Cool of the Day
Smith Westerns – Dye it Blonde
Speed Glue & Shinki – Eve (reissue)
Tennis – Cape Dory
White Fence – Is Growing Faith
White Lies – Rituals
V/A – Harry Smith’s Complete Anthology of American Folk Music (8LP boxset. First time on vinyl!)
V/A – Ishilan n-Tenere – Guitar Music From the Western Sahel LP (on Mississippi!)

Reckless Records 1/11/11 new releases

We’ve received a few calls about the Queens of the Stone Age S/T reissue. This LP has been delayed indefinitely. As of now, there is no scheduled release date for this.

Black Sabbath – Live at Hammersmith 3xLP
British Sea Power – Valhalla Dancehall CD/LP
Broken Records – Let Me Come Home CD/LP
Butcher Cover – This Lady Had a Knife in Her Hand LP
Cake – Sick of You CD/LP
Cult, the – Pure Cult: Singles LP
Deathspell Omega – Paracletus LP
Discoverer – Build a Base cassette
Dismemberment Plan – Emergency & I 2LP reissue
Electric Wizard – Black Masses” CD/LP (this and Deathspell Omega came in last week, but we thought you’d remind you!!)
Fall, the – This Nation’s Saving Grace (Omnibus Edition 3xCD box)
Ferraro, Nina – The Promise
Joy Division “Plus Minus” (10×7″ boxset)
Love & Rockets – Sorted: Best of Love & Rockets LP
Pixies – Wave of Mutilation LP
Polymer Slug – Simple Displays of Control cassette
Soft Boys – Underwater Moonlight LP reissue
Soft Boys – Can of Bees LP reissue
Tapes n’ Tapes – Outside CD/LP
Wire – Red Barked Tree CD (LP coming soon)
V/A – Harry Smith’s Complete Anthology of American Folk Music (8xLP box, finally available!!)
V/A – Sound of Siam (LP)

It’s 2011!!!

Sorry for the lack of updates folks. There hasn’t been a lot to report but we wanted to you let you know
about a few goodies that have trickled in over the first few days of the year. 2010 was an EPIC music year
and we’re hoping for the same out of 2011. Hopefully birds will stop falling from the sky and fish will stop
washing up on shores soon!

Boris “Live in Japan” DVD
Deathspell Omega “Paracletus” LP (Import only vinyl. Limited as always)
Electric Wizard “Black Masses” CD/LP (Finally here!!!)
Guided by Voices “Live in Daytron” LP (limited edition)
Miguel Y El Comite “Para Hacer Musica, Para Hacer…” (reissue)
Ruth “Polaroid/ Roman/ Rhoto” LP reissue (Awesome mid-80s French cold wave)
Sea-Ders reissue
Truth & Janey “No Rest for the Wicked” LP reissue
V/A “Bangs & Works Vol. 1: A Chicago Footworks compilation” CD/LP
Tons of great restocks of stuff we ran out of over the holidays are here too!

Reckless Records 12/21/10 new releases

Sorry this is a bit late folks. Still a little hungover from our holiday party this past Sunday. New release updates are pretty small this time of year but there are some goodies. Don’t forget about our brand-new Reckless T-shirts designed by PUTRID. They’re amazing!

We’ve got a TON of great vinyl in stock with more to come throughout the rest of the week and don’t forget, we take special orders!!


As Loud As Possible (noise culture magazine)
At The Heart Of The World – Flesh & Death (cassette)
Beaches “Eternal Sphere” 12″ on Mexican Summer
Birds & Batteries – Panorama (LP)
Birthmark РShaking Hands (LP, 2nd release from Nate Kinsella’s (Joan Of Arc) new project.)
Buddha Machine III (5 different colors featuring the music of Beijing duo CHAN FANG!)
Phil Cohran & the Artistic Heritage Ensemble “Zulu 45s Collection” RESTOCK!!
Deuter “D” LP reissue (monster kraut album from Deuter who went onto a successful career in new age…)
Bob Dylan “Times They are a Changin’/ Like a Rolling Stone” 7″ (Black Friday 7″ back in stock!!)
Heavy Winged “Sunspotted” vinyl version
Index “Black Album/ Red Album/ Yesterday & Today”
Make Magazine #10
Miracles Club “No Love” 12″ on Mexican Summer
No Joy “Ghost Blonde” LP on Mexican Summer
Off “First Four EPs” 7″ boxset (can you say supergroup?)
Panda Bear “Last Night at the Jetty” 7″ (these are almost gone, don’t wait on this one)
Powell, Archie & The Exports – Skip Work
Purple Rhinestone Eagle “The Great Return” cassette
Ride “Nowhere” LP reissue on Rhino (Easily one of the best Brit-pop/shoegaze albums of the 90s)
Royal Pines – Come Forth (LP)
Sonic Youth “Sister” LP reissue (one of their finest albums finally available again on wax)
Bruce Springsteen “Save My Love” 7″ (Black Friday 7″ back in stock!!)
Ten Thousand Miles Of Arteries – Exorsa (cassette)
Various Artists “Angola Soundtrack: Unique Sound of Luanda 1968-1976”
Various Artists “Java-Java: Indonesia Screaming Fuzz Garage Stomp Indo-rock Beat Surf Vol. 1 (LP)
Various Artists “Sitar Beat! Indian Style Heavy Funk Vol. II” (LP)
Viva L’American Death Ray Music “Miles of Smiles Towns of Frowns” LP on Mexican Summer
Kanye West “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” LP (fancy town!)
Wooden Shjips “O, Tannenbaum/ Auld Lang Syne” (RESTOCK!! red or green colored vinyl 12″)
Young “Sweet/Swollen” 7″ on Mexican Summer

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