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Reckless Records 1/26/24 New Releases

The Smile – Wall of Eyes


>> BENNY THE BUTCHER – Everybody Can’t Go LP/CD (Def Jam)

Griselda’s knife-man is always ready to kill a beat. BENNY THE BUTCHER has an uncomplicated flow & style that’s never out of place. That’s not to say he’s not a great lyricist, that’s to say that sometimes the gymnastics aren’t the draw. See, what Benny does is put together rhymes, flows, & beats for a complete experience, you can vibe to it, but the drums knock hard enough to get people on the dance floor. You can put it on at the party, but your writer-ly friends can rock with the penmanship. It’s a one-stop shop for any fan of good Hip-Hop music. RECOMMENDED!

>> FUTURE ISLANDS – People Who Aren’t There Anymore LP (4AD) *Black or Indie Exclusive Clear Vinyl

7th full length album for Baltimore indie mainstays FUTURE ISLANDS, rooting themselves again in their trademark synth-pop sound influenced instrumentally by NEW ORDER and THE HUMAN LEAGUE with Sam Herring’s recognizable bellow floating above. On 4AD and RECOMMENDED!

>> ZANDER RAYMOND – To Have Several Lives LP (Sound As Language) *Remastered – Ltd. Green Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

Beautiful ambient record from Chicago’s ZANDER RAYMOND that was originally released in 2022. To Have Several Lives centers on improvisation, making use of modular synths and samples to construct a non-linear sound design. The result is a beautiful, often surprising set of vignettes, sketching outer worlds and inviting Inner calm. Now newly remastered for vinyl, this comes HIGHLY, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> TY SEGALL – Three Bells 2LP/CD/CS (Drag City)

Three Bells might be the most sprawling record TY SEGALL has ever made, and if you’re familiar with Ty’s work then you know that’s no small feat. Many of these tracks aren’t “songs” so much as they are densely layered suites: they start at one point before morphing over several minutes into an entirely different beast, and then they build to a mighty crescendo before moving on to the next cycle. If you imagine the Abbey Road medley made album length then you’re not far off, but you’d also have to factor in Ty’s recent knack for channeling as many genres as possible – garage & psych of course, but also new wave, freak folk, knotty funk, art punk, and the most abrasive bursts of interstitial noise this side of NIN’s Downward Spiral. The sprawl is tied together by a massive sense of groove and an almost jazzy swing to the drums (played by Ty himself), lending the set a swagger that few of Ty’s contemporaries can rival. It’s always a thrill when a songwriter as brilliant as Ty challenges himself & his own conventions, and even more so when they stick the landing. Produced with COOPER CRAIN (✶ ✶ ✶ ✶), on DRAG CITY and HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> THE SMILE – Wall of Eyes LP (XL) *Black or Indie Exclusive Blue Vinyl w/ limited listening party swag available with purchase while supplies last

This sophomore full length from JONNY GREENWOOD, THOM YORKE and TOM SKINNER drapes their unconventional rhythms in a gauzy, dream-pop atmosphere, at times channeling orchestral, spiritual jazz with textured string & brass arrangements and swirling cosmic synth. Unlike many of the later RADIOHEAD efforts that appear as immaculate studio soundcraft, Wall of Eyes seems instead to embrace disharmony. The ideas are frenetic and loose, and neither YORKE nor GREENWOOD have been as energetic as songwriters in years as they are here. RECOMMENDED!

>> SPRINTS – Letter to Self LP (City Slang) *Ltd. Red Vinyl

Young Irish band SPRINTS drop their debut full-length on City Slang, building off the buzz of a pair of great EPs & a reputation for a ferocious live show. They level up from their road-tested garage-punk sound with a heavy grunge feel that places this in the same continuum as classic HOLE & PJ HARVEY, even as the tempos amp up a la prime MOTÖRHEAD. Band leader Karla Chubb’s world-beating voice & lyrics are the icing on the cake, tying the songs together to make a piece of defiantly cathartic art. Instantly one of the best rock albums of 2024. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> VARIOUS – Sonic Transmutations 8LP Box (Clone)

Sonic Transmutations is an extended compilation album celebrating over three decades of Clone Records. Marking the 31 years – which is coincidentally the national Dutch telephone code – the 8×12 inch box set draws together veteran talent and emerging iconoclasts, transmitting a frequency rooted the imprint’s signature blend of essential dance music while journeying off into territories unknown. In a constant state of unfolding, morphing across phases of matter, Sonic Transmutations purveys an elemental energy that stands in testament to Clone’s enduring legacy and explorations of sounds and structures. RECOMMENDED.


>> ADAM X – My Acidic Being 12″ (Pinkman)

ALKALINE TRIO – Blood, Hair, & Eyeballs LP (Rise) *Black or Ltd. Black & Bone Color Vinyl – Exclusive “floating eyeball” pen available with purchase while supplies last ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> OREN AMBARCHI – Shebang LP (Drag City) *Back in stock!

BAD BUNNY – Anniversary Trilogy 6LP Box (Bad Bunny) *Back in stock!

ANGELO BADALAMENTI & DAVID LYNCH – Twin Peaks: Season 2 Music & More 2LP (Rhino) *1 Green LP & 1 Blue LP – RSD 2019 release back in stock!

BADBADNOTGOOD & GHOSTFACE KILLAH – Sour Soul LP (Lex) *180g – Back in stock!

>> BALL – Midnight Heat LP (Horny) *Vomit Orange Vinyl

BANE – Don’t Wait Up LP (Equal Vision) *Reissue – Baby Blue Vinyl

CHRISTOPHER BEAR & DANIEL ROSSEN – Past Lives (Score) LP (A24 Music) *Soundtrack to 2023 film from ex- GRIZZLY BEAR members, featuring new SHARON VAN ETTEN track

BLACK SABBATH – Sabbath Bloody Sabbath LP (Rhino) *50th Anniversary, Rhino “Start Your Ear Off Right” Series – Ltd. Smoke Vinyl

BLUE CHEER – The ’67 Demos LP (Beat Rocket) *Remastered – White Vinyl

BRAINIAC – Smack Bunny Baby LP (Craft) *30th Anniversary – Indie Exclusive Violet Color Vinyl

GLENN BRANCA – Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus) 2LP (ROIR) *180g, Remastered – Back in stock!

>> BUGGIN – Concrete Cowboys LP/CD/CS (Flatspot) *2023 album now in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

JULIE BYRNE – The Greater Wings LP (Ghostly Int’l) *Sky Blue Color Vinyl – One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock!

RAY CHARLES – Now Playing: Ray Charles LP (Rhino)

COUGH/ WINDHAND – Reflection of the Negative LP (Relapse) *Repress – Black Ice Splatter Vinyl

CREDIT 00 – Midnightlife Crisis 2LP (Pinkman)

CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER – Convicted LP (Relapse) *Reissue – Black Ice Splatter Vinyl

CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER – Money Talks LP (Relapse) *Reissue- Black Ice Splatter Vinyl

DENZEL CURRY – 13LACK 13ALLOONZ 12″ (Loma Vista) *”BLACK BALLOONS” Remixes – Picture Disc

INDIGO DE SOUZA – Cassette Box Set 2018-2023 3CS (Saddle Creek)

DEADMAU5 – For Lack of a Better Name 2LP (Mau5trap) *Reissue ) – Color Vinyl

DOCTOR BIONIC – Terrestrial Radio LP (Chiefdom) *Pink Vinyl

DOOM FLOWER – Doom Flower LP (Record Label) *2021 album now in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

DOOM FLOWER – Limestone Ritual CS (Record Label) ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

DOOM FLOWER – Live in 2023 CD (Record Label) ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

DYS – Brotherhood LP (Bridge Nine) *2024 Reissue

EDWARDS, TOBIAS, COOPER, HOLLIS – Ephemera CS (Trouble In Mind) *Explorer Series Vol. 28

EL-P – Fantastic Damage 2LP (Fat Possum) *Reissue – Back in stock!

THE ENGLISH BEAT – I Just Can’t Stop It LP (Rhino) *Rhino “Start Your Ear Off Right” Series – Magenta Vinyl

ERASURE – The Neon Live 3LP (Mute)

EXOCRINE – Legend LP (Season Of Mist)

FANTASY TRAIN – Fantasy Train LP (Subliminal Sounds) *Remastered

LEE FIELDS – Emma Jean LP (Truth & Soul) *Reissue – Clear Vinyl

FINGERS INC. – Another Side 3LP (Alleviate) *Import, Reissue – Finally back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

FRANCE GALL – Poupée de Cire LP (Third Man) *Reissue – Back in stock!

EMAHOY TSEGE MARIAM GEBRU – Spielt Eigene Kompositionen LP (Mississippi) *Back in stock

GHERKIN JERKS – Gherkin Jerks EP (Alleviate) ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

PHILIP GLASS – Solo LP/CD (Orange Mountain) *180g

FELIPE GORDON – No Words 12″ (Clone)

HELLA – Hold Your Horse Is LP (5 Rue Christine) *Remastered Deluxe Edition – Orange Vinyl w/ Gold 7″, Ltd. 500

LUKE HESS – These Streets 12″ (Dolly)

>> THE HOTELIER – Home, Like Noplace is There LP (Dreams of Field Recordings) *10th Anniversary – 2024 Repress

ILLENIUM – Ascend 2LP (Astralwerks)

GRUPO IRAKERE – Grupo Irakere LP (Mr. Bongo) *Reissue

THE HELLACOPTERS – Eyes of Oblivion LP (Nuclear Blast) *Reissue – Transparent Petrol Vinyl

HOZIER – Unreal Unearth 2LP (Columbia) *Back in stock!

INDUCED GEOMETRY – Induced Geometry CS (Trouble In Mind) *Explorer Series Vol. 31

IRON LUNG – White Glove Test LP (Iron Lung)

JID – Dicaprio 2 LP (Dreamville) *Back in stock!

JID – The Never Story 2LP (Interscope) *Orange Vinyl – Now in stock!

JUNGLE – Volcano LP (Caiola) *Back in stock!

NOAH KAHAN – Busyhead LP (Republic) *2019 album now available

KARATE – Some Boots LP (Numero Group) *Reissue – Black or Ltd. “Ice or Ground” Color Vinyl

>> KASSO – One More Round/ Walkman Remixes 12″ (Best Record) *Remixed by FRANKIE KNUCKLES and BRETT WILCOTTS ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

CHAKA KHAN – I’m Every Woman – Live! LP (Cleopatra) *Purple Haze Vinyl, Ltd. 500

KING GEEDORAH – Take Me to Your Leader 2LP (Big Dada) *2016 Reissue, Red Vinyl w/ pop-out insert – Back in stock!

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – Demos Vol. 5 + Vol. 6 2LP (Reverberation Appreciation Society) *Ltd. Blue/Red Splatter Vinyl

KATY KIRBY – Blue Raspberry LP/CD (Anti-) *Black or Ltd. Clear Vinyl

FELA KUTI – Excuse O LP (Knitting Factory) *Reissue – Ltd. Orange Vinyl

FELA KUTI – Kalakuta Show LP (Knitting Factory) *Reissue – Ltd. Blue Vinyl

FELA KUTI – Noise for Vendor Mouth LP (Knitting Factory) *Reissue – Ltd. Red Vinyl

FELA KUTI – Why Black Man Dey Suffer LP (Knitting Factory) *Reissue – Ltd. Yellow Vinyl

LAKE STREET DIVE – Bad Self Portraits LP (Signature Sounds) *Back in stock!

DICKIE LANDRY – Hang the Rich 12″ (DFA)

>> LAPALUX – Nostalchic 2LP (Brainfeeder) *10th Anniversary – Clear Vinyl

LIL DURK – Almost Healed LP (Alamo) *2023 album now available

LIL TECCA – Tec LP (Republic)

LONGWAVE – The Strangest Things LP (Bodan Kuma) *20th Anniversary – Red Vinyl

LORDE – Solar Power LP (Crush Music) *Back in stock!

LUCIFER – Lucifer V LP (Nuclear Blast) *Oxblood Vinyl

MAGGOT BRAIN – Maggot Brain #15 Magazine (Third Man) *w/ BJÖRK cover

MASERATI – Pyramid of the Sun 2LP (Temporary Residence) *Reissue, Remastered w/ bonus tracks – Ltd. Color Vinyl

MASTER – Saints Dispelled LP (Hammerheart) ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

MAYDAY PARADE – Monsters in the Closet 2LP (Craft) *10th Anniversary – Black Ice Color Vinyl w/ etching

CURTIS MAYFIELD – Now Playing: Curtis Mayfield LP (Rhino) *Transparent “Peaceful Purple” Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

PAUL & LINDA MCCARTNEY – Ram LP (Capitol) *180g, Remastered – Back in stock!

>> MELVINS – Houdini LP (Third Man) *Reissue – Back in stock!

THE MENZINGERS – Some of it Was True LP (Epitaph) *2023 album now available – Black or Ltd. Color Vinyl

MIDNIGHT MINES – Scratching the Beat Surface CS (Trouble In Mind) *Explorer Series Vol. 23 – Back in stock!

MIKE – Burning Desire 2LP (10k Global) *2023 album now available

MORBID ANGEL – Blessed are the Sick LP (Earache) *2017 Reissue, Full Dynamic Range – Back in stock!

JOHN MORELAND – In the Throes LP/CD (Old Omens) *180g, Remastered – Black or Indie Exclusive Green Grass Vinyl

NAMES DIVINE – The Crystal Arms! CS (Trouble In Mind) *Explorer Series Vol. 27 ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

NAS – Magic 3 2LP/CD (Mass Appeal) *Ltd. Black/White Striped Vinyl or Ltd. Black Ice Vinyl

NEHAN – An Evening With Nehan LP (Drag City)

COLIN NEWMAN – Bastard LP (Swim) *Reissue

STEVIE NICKS – Street Angel 2LP (Rhino) *Rhino “Start Your Ear Off Right” Series – Ltd. Red Vinyl

STEVIE NICKS – Trouble in Shangri-La 2LP (Rhino) *Rhino “Start Your Ear Off Right” – Ltd. Sea Blue Vinyl

NUNN – Meditations for Sick Fucks CS (Trouble In Mind) *Explorer Series Vol. 32 ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> OFFICE DOG – Spiel LP (New West) *Indie Exclusive Clear Violet Vinyl

>> ORCHID – Dance Tonight! Revolution Tomorrow! 10″ (Ebullition) *Reissue, Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

PARLIAMENT – Chocolate City LP (Mercury) *2019 Reissue – Now in stock!

PIG DESTROYER – Book Burner LP (Relapse) *Reissue – Tri-Color Stripe/Splatter Vinyl

PRIMUS – Sailing the Seas of Cheese LP (Interscope) *200g, Black or Yellow Vinyl – Back in stock!

REMEMBER SPORTS – Like a Stone LP (Father/Daughter) *Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

GRUFF RHYS – Sadness Sets Me Free LP/CD (Rough Trade) *Black or Indie Exclusive “Blackberry Neo-Neapolitan” Color Vinyl w/ alternate cover

KEITH RICHARDS – Vintage Vinos 2LP (Mindless) *2024 Reissue – Color Vinyl

>> RIHANNA – Anti 2LP (Def Jam) *Back in stock!

ROD WAVE – Nostalgia 2LP (Alamo) *2023 album now available

ARTHUR RUSSELL – Calling Out of Context 2LP (Audika) *Reissue – Back in stock!

ARTHUR RUSSELL – Instrumentals 2LP (Audika) *Back in stock!

>> ARTHUR RUSSELL – Iowa Dream 2LP (Audika) *Back in stock!

ARTHUR RUSSELL – Love is Overtaking Me 2LP (Audika) *Reissue – Back in stock!

>> ARTHUR RUSSELL – World of Echo 2LP (Audika) *Reissue w/ bonus tracks – Back in stock!

SAN KAZAKGASCAR – Long Tones of August CS (Trouble In Mind) *Explorer Series Vol. 29

YASUAKI SHIMIZU – Kakashi/ Kiren LP (Palto Flats) *Reissues, sold separately – Back in stock!

SIDE BY SIDE – You’re Only Young Once LP (Revelation) *Reissue – Pink Vinyl

SLEATER-KINNEY – Little Rope LP (Loma Vista) *Indie Exclusive Blue Vinyl – Late arrival from last week now available, plus Black Vinyl & CDs still in stock

SLEEP TOKEN – Take Me Back to Eden 2LP (Spinefarm) *Back in stock!

THE SMITHEREENS – The Lost Album LP (Sunset Blvd) *Metallic Gold Vinyl, Ltd. 1000

>> SNOOPER – Super Snooper LP (Third Man) *One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock!

SOCCER MOMMY – Clean LP (Fat Possum) *Back in stock!

SPIRITUALIZED – Amazing Grace LP (Fat Possum) *180g, Reissue – Black or “Dove Grey” Vinyl w/ new artwork

THE STROKES – Is This It LP (RCA *Import, Reissue – Ltd. Transparent Red Vinyl w/ alternate “original” glove cover

THE SUPERFINE DANDELION – The Superfine Dandelion LP (Sundazed) *Remastered – Blue Vinyl

THE TANGERINE ZOO – The Tangerine Zoo LP (Sundazed) *Remastered – Chlorophyll Glass Green Vinyl

SUSAN TEDESCHI – Just Won’t Burn LP (Fantasy) *25th Anniversary

TELEVISION – The Blow-Up 2LP (ROIR) *Blue & Green Vinyl – Back in stock!

THUNDERCAT – It is What it Is LP (Brainfeeder) *Red Vinyl – Back in stock!

TOUCHE AMORE – Is Survived By: Revived LP (Deathwish) *Remixed & Remastered – Orange Vinyl

TORRES – What an Enormous Room LP/CD (Merge) *Black or Peak Vinyl Edition Color Vinyl w/ Blue Side A & White Side B – Posters included w/ purchase while supplies last

ALI FARKA TOURÉ – The Green Album LP (World Circuit) *Reissue

>> TRESPASS FIELD – Trespass Field CS (Trouble In Mind) *Explorer Series Vol. 20 – Back in stock!

>> TWIN PEAKS – Sweet ’17 Singles LP (Grand Jury) *Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> TWIN PEAKS – Wild Onion LP (Grand Jury) *Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

ULVER – Bergtatt LP (Century Media) *180g, Remastered w/ book – Color Vinyl

ULVER – Kveldssanger LP (Century Media) *180g, Remastered w/ book) – Color Vinyl

>> THE UMBRELLAS – Fairweather Friend LP (Slumberland) *Ltd. Wine Red Vinyl

TOWNES VAN ZANDT – For the Sake of the Song LP (Fat Possum) *Reissue – Back in stock!

>> TOWNES VAN ZANDT – Our Mother the Mountain LP (Fat Possum) *180g, Reissue – Back in stock!

>> TOWNES VAN ZANDT – Townes Van Zandt LP (Fat Possum) *180g, Reissue – Back in stock!

>> VEMOD – The Deepening LP (Prophecy) *Clear Vinyl w/ poster

VERUCA SALT – American Thighs LP (Minty Fresh) *180g, 2014 Reissue – Back in stock!

VIPASSI – Lightless LP (Season Of Mist)

ORLANDO VOORN – Bite Before You Bark (Remix) 12″ (Tempo)

THE WALKMEN – Lisbon LP (Fat Possum) *Back in stock!

M. WARD – Duet for Guitars #2 LP (Merge) *2024 Reissue

M. WARD – Transfiguration of Vincent LP (Merge) *2024 Reissue

>> WAVVES – King of the Beach LP (Fat Possum) *Back in stock!

FAYE WEBSTER – Car Therapy Sessions LP (Secretly Canadian) *Back in stock!

>> THE WHITE STRIPES – Complete John Peel Sessions 2LP (Third Man) *Back in stock!

WILLIAM ELLIOTT WHITMORE – Silently, the Mind Breaks LP (Whitmore)

WIKI & TONY SELTZER – 14K Figaro LP (Wikset) *2023 album now available

THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME – Emergency! 2LP (Be With) *Import, Reissue

X – Los Angeles LP (Fat Possum) *Reissue – Back in stock!

YOUTH OF TODAY – Can’t Close My Eyes LP (Revelation) *Reissue, Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

>> YUCK – Yuck 2LP (Fat Possum) *w/ bonus B-sides LP – Back in stock!

ZAPP – Now Playing: Zapp LP (Rhino) *Transparent “Bouncing Red” Vinyl

>> VARIOUS – The Extermination Vol. IV LP (Flatspot) *2023 Flatspot Records compilation now in stock!

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