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Reckless Records 6/24/22 New Releases


KAREN DALTON – In My Own Time: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition LP (Light in the Attic) 2LP, 45RPM w/ bonus 7”s

Karen Dalton’s second album didn’t get the attention that it deserved when it was released in 1971 but over time it has come to be considered as a classic. You’d think her connections to others in the scene like Bob Dylan, Tim Hardin & Fred Neil would have cleared a path for Dalton’s success but a variety of obstacles including music biz politics & Dalton’s drug/alcohol abuse stalled any momentum she might have had. The album was reissued in 2010 & artists like Nick Cave & Joanna Newsom cited Dalton as an influence & that & other excellent reissues helped her legend grow. In 2021 a documentary was released & now this beautiful deluxe 50th anniversary edition is here with remastered audio, two bonus 7″s, extra tracks, booklet & beautiful foil-stamped art. RECOMMENDED.

JUST MUSTARD – Heart Under LP (Partisan) limited blue vinyl finally in stock!

Excellent sophomore record from the Irish quintet JUST MUSTARD, relishing in the steely post-punk of their fellow countrymen (and labelmates) FONTAINES D.C. but with a heavy embrace of classic trip-hop and shoegaze a la PORTISHEAD and MORCHEEBA with a little touch of MBV. There’s a lot of compelling stuff coming from the U.K. and Ireland right now in the way of punk and art rock, but this certainly stands out in a very crowded field. On Partisan and HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

SESSA – Estrela Acesa LP/CD (Mexican Summer) limited turquoise or black vinyl

This sophomore record from Sergio Sayed (a.k.a. SESSA) embraces the nostalgic sounds of mid century Brazilian music: tropicalia, samba, MPB and bossa nova. Like on his debut, SESSA’s music has a gentle, laid-back feel like a JOAO GILBERTO or early 70s JORGE BEN, but with an added element of gospel spirituality that touches on the more commune-ish ashram material from ALICE COLTRANE. This is an excellent record that should draw in fans of both classic Brazilian pop and modern folk. On Mexican Summer and HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

JOAN SHELLEY – The Spur LP (No Quarter)

The Louisville based singer Joan Shelley teamed up with an impressive crew of musicians including Nathan Salsburg, James Elkington, Meg Baird, Bill Callahan & more to make this beautiful album of tunes. Shelley’s songs seem to flow almost effortlessly reminding us of greats like Gillian Welch & Lucinda Williams. RECOMMENDED.

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Super Hits of the 70s: 12 Stellar Covers (Numero) limited gold or black vinyl

A perfectly timed collection of summertime jams from the Numero vaults of private press gems. Super fun covers of classics by STEELY DAN, CARPENTERS, THE BOX TOPS, FLEETWOOD MAC, Neil  Diamond & more!

ZOLA JESUS – Arkhon LP/CD/TAPE (Sacred Bones) limited color or black vinyl

Nika Roza Danilova aka ZOLA JESUS has been pretty public about her disappointment in the music industry over the past few years. So many artists were already struggling because of unfair streaming payouts & then the pandemic hit, cutting out any possibility of earning a living from performing. Danilova routinely vents about these issues online but always comes back around to music being a sort of savior for her. “Arkhon” is Danilova letting go & letting her art flow freely & the result is a surprisingly positive & even somewhat accessible album. Sure there are goth elements but there are also ballads & bombastic choruses. An impressive album.


AUTOMATIC – Excess LP/CD (Stones Throw) limited blue or black vinyl

CAAMP – Lavender Days LP/CD (Mom + Pop) color vinyl

CANDY – Heaven is Here LP (Relapse)

COHEED & CAMBRIA – Vaxis II: Window of the Waking Mind LP/CD (Roadrunner)

CONVERGE – Bloodmoon 1 LP (Deathwish) color vinyl, indie only

HOLLIE COOK – Happy Hour LP (Merge) Peak Vinyl ed.

MARTIN COURTNEY – Magic Sign LP (Domino) limited color or black vinyl

THE CURE – Disintegration LP (Fiction) back in stock

MIKEY ERG – Love at Leeds (feat. JEFF ROSENSTOCK) LP (Don Giovanni)

FUNKADELIC – Maggot Brain LP (Westbound) back in stock

CONAN GRAY – Superache LP (Republic)

HATER – Sincere LP (Fire)

JACK JOHNSON – Meet the Moonlight LP (Brushfire)

PHIL LYNOTT & THIN LIZZY – Songs For While I’m Away CD/BLU-RAY/DVD & 2DVD/CD (Mercury)

THE MAGNETIC FIELDS – The House of Tomorrow 12” (Merge) Peak Vinyl ed., 30th anniversary

MEGAN THEE STALLION – Good News LP (300 Entertainment)

MUNA – Muna LP/CD these are basically sold out already. We’ll have more next week


POLIÇA – Madness LP/CD (Memphis Industries)

PORTISHEAD – Dummy LP (Island) back in stock

MICHAEL RAULT – Michael Rault LP (Wick) limited blue or black vinyl

REDD KROSS – Neurotica 2LP (Merge) Peak Vinyl ed., 35th anniversary.

SOCCERY MOMMY – Sometimes Forever LP/CD (Loma Vista) our indie color vinyl was lost in the mail BUT we do have signed CD booklets to give away with purchase of the regular vinyl & CDs. 


THESE ARMS ARE SNAKES – Oxeneers or the Lion Sleeps… LP (Jade Tree)

TIMBALAND & MAGOO – Indecent Proposal LP (Background)

TIMBALAND & MAGOO – Tim’s Bio LP (Background)

TIMBALAND & MAGOO – Welcome to Our World LP (Background)

TSHA – fabric presents TSHA 2LP (fabric) yellow vinyl

TYLER THE CREATOR – Call Me If You Get Lost LP (Columbia)

KANYE WEST – Donda 4LP (Def Jam)

KANYE WEST – Ye LP (Def Jam) back in print!

WARREN ZEVON – Preludes 2LP (New West) back in print on black vinyl

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Reckless Records 6/17/22 New Releases


ANTELOPER – Pink Dolphins LP/CD (International Anthem)

The duo of Jaimie Branch and Jason Nazary return as ANTELOPER, drawing influence from Tropicalia and the music of the Amazon for their improvisations. Branch is a native Chicagoan herself, and brought in the help of local luminaries JEFF PARKER and CHAD TAYLOR for “Pink Dolphins”. This is yet another stellar release on International Anthem, and of course comes HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

COLA – Deep In View LP/CD (Fire Talk) black or limited clear vinyl

Born from the end of OUGHT, Canadian post punk trio COLA picks up where the previous band left off with tense, skeletal structure, but with a darker, sleeker motorik sensibility. Lead singer Tim Darcy’s voice will be instantly familiar, and this should slide into the shelf near your OUGHT records no problem. Superb!

PERFUME GENIUS  – Ugly Season 2LP (Matador)

The latest from Mike Hadreas eschews the soulful croon of “Set My Heart on Fire Immediately” in favor of the experimental compositions that had previously lurked in the background. A bracing and exploratory record that is still a very inviting listen. RECOMMENDED

THE SMILE – A Light For Attracting Attention 2LP/CD (XL) black or limited yellow vinyl

Ever since their live debut in May 2021, there’s been a burbling anticipation for the first full-length from THE SMILE. The trio of Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and SONS OF KEMET’s Tom Skinner have dipped into abstract and esoteric territory both in rhythm and composition, but ultimately these live performances and singles revealed a RADIOHEAD side project that is perhaps the most RADIOHEAD-esque yet. This almost feels like the spiritual successor to “A Moon Shaped Pool”, seeing Yorke and Greenwood reference the sounds of coiled rage and gentle, despondent beauty from their past catalog while embracing their more contemporary grace and serenity. A stunner, this is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

ZOMBI & FRIENDS – Zombi & Friends Vol. 1 LP/CD (Relapse) violet color vinyl

Synth prog giants ZOMBI teamed up with some friends long-distance style from bands PINKISH BLACK, THE SWORD, TRANS AM & ZAO to record some fun classic rock tunes for our enjoyment. Songs by ALAN PARSONS PROJECT, DOOBIE BROTHERS, Eddie Rabbit performed with complete sincerity. If you don’t like fun, this isn’t for you. RECOMMENDED!


BARNETT + COLOCCIA – Third Wilderness LP (Sige)

BEACH BOYS – Sounds of Summer: Very Best of the Beach Boys 6LP box/2LP/3CD/CD (Capitol) 60th Anniversary Edition

YAYA BEY – Remember Your North Star LP (Big Dada)

DAVID BOWIE – Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust LP (Parlophone) half-speed master or picture disc reissue

NICK CAVE & WARREN ELLIS – La panthère des neiges LP/CD (Invada) original soundtrack, available in white vinyl or picture disc

LOU DONALDSON – Blues Walk LP (Blue Note) Classic Vinyl Series

BILL EVANS TRIO – Trio ‘65 LP (Verve) Acoustic Sound Series

FOALS – Life is Yours LP (Warner) white or black vinyl

GUN CLUB – Las Vegas Story 2LP/2CD/DVD (Blixa) expanded reissue

J. ROCC – A Wonderful Letter LP (Stones Throw) black or color vinyl

CARLY RAE JEPSEN – Kiss: 10th Anniversary LP (Interscope)

MAPACHE – Roscoe’s Dream 2LP (Innovative Leisure)

A TRIBE CALLED QUEST – We Got it From Here: Thank You For Your Service LP (Epic) back in print

JEFF TWEEDY – Love is the King/Live is the King 2LP (dBpm) expanded edition

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Summer of Soul (Soundtrack) LP (Legacy)

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Reckless Records Record Store 2022 Part 2: June 18, 2022 RSD Drop

Ok folks, here are the rest of the Record Store Day details that were bumped from the original date back in April that we’ll have this weekend. We have a decent amount of stock on some titles & just a few on some others. We did our best to note if a title(s) wasn’t in stock at one or more of the locations. Like other Record Store Days, all titles are first come, first served no holds or phone orders. We hope you find what you’re looking for!!

We’ve also been putting out a ton of great used vinyl for the weekend so be sure to check the new arrivals.


Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso UFO – Absolutely Freak Out!! Belmont & Wicker Park Only

The Album Leaf – Past and Future Tense 

Alpha & Omega – Tree of Life 1 Wicker Park only 

Alpha & Omega – Tree of Life 2 Wicker Park only 

Be Bop Deluxe-  Live In The Air Age Esoteric 3LP Belmont & Wicker Park only

The Boys – Only 

The Boys – To Hell With the Boys 

Billy Bragg – Life’s A Riot With Spy vs Spy (30th Anniversary Edition)

The Brand New Heavies – Heavy Rhyme Experience: Vol. 1 [30th


The Paul Butterfield Blues Band – The Original Lost Elektra Sessions Deluxe 3LP

Ray Charles – Genius Loves Company 

Christiane F. – Gesundheit! 12” Belmont & Wicker Park only

Collective Soul – Disciplined Breakdown 

Daughtry – Dearly Beloved Wicker Park only

David J w/ Tim Newman – Analogue Excavations & Dream Interpretations Volume One   

    Belmont & Wicker Park Only

David J w/ Tim Newman – Analogue Excavations & Dream Interpretations Volume Two 

    Belmont & Wicker Park Only

Miles Davis – What It Is: Montreal 7/7/83 

Dio – Double Dose of Donington 12” picture disc

Fats Domino – Here Comes… Fats Domino 

Eddie & the Hot Rods – Canvey 2 Island: The Demos Wicker Park Only

Field Music – Plumb 

Peter Gabriel – Live Blood Real 3LP

Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band – Ragged But Right 

The Go! Team – Proof of Youth 

Parry Gripp – For Kids About To Rock Oglio picture disc

Bobby Hamilton Quintet Unlimited – Dream Queen

Linda Hoover – I Need To Shine 

Freddie Hubbard – Music Is Here:  Live At Studio 104 Maison de la Radio, (ORTF), Paris 1973 Belmont & Wicker Park only

Hasaan Ibn Ali – Retrospect In Retirement Of Delay: TheSolo Recordings 4LP box set 

   Wicker Park only

Jasmine Minks – Jasmine Minks Belmont & Wicker Park only

Otto Kentrol Featuring Faceless – No Mistakes Wicker Park only

The Kinks – Waterloo Sunset EP 

Madness Baggy Trousers 12″ EP

Esther Marrow – Sister Woman 

Linda Martell – Color Me Country 

Paul McCartney/St. Vincent – Women & Wives 12”

Medium Medium – Hungry, So Angry Belmont & Wicker Park only

Nicki Minaj – Beam Me Up Scotty 

Ennio Moricone – Sans Mobile Apparent (Soundtrack)

My Morning Jacket – Live From RCA Studio A (Jim James Acoustic) 

Night Beats – Live at Valentine 

Pearl Jam – Live on Two Legs 

Prince – The Gold Experience

The Rationals – The Rationals 

The Residents – Warning: Uninc. Live And Experimental Recordings 1971-1972 

Slash (feat. Myles Kennedy and TheConspirators) – Live At Studios 60

Ralph Stanley & The Clinch MountainBoys – The Bluegrass Sound Reel  Belmont & Wicker 

   Park only

Sun’s Signature – Sun’s Signature 

Super Furry Animals – (Brawd Bach) – Rings Around the World 

Supergrass – Moving Echo 12″ EP

Surfbort – Keep On Truckin’ Inner Freak Records Belmont & Wicker Park only

The Sweet – Platinum Rare VOL 2

Tangerine Dream – Alpha Centauri w/ bonus 12”

Tangerine Dream – Live At Reims Cinema Opera (September 23rd, 1975) 

Brian Tyler – The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift (Original Score) 

Kali Uchis- Sin Miedo (Del Amor y Otros Demonios)

Viktor Vaughn – Vaudeville Villain 

Virgin Prunes – Pagan Lovesong 

Voivod – Nothingface 

Gerard Way – Hesitant Alien 

Barry White – No Limit on Love

The Who – It’s Hard: 2LP Half Speed Remaster

World Party – Seaview Records Presents World Party: Curated by Record Store Day 

    Belmont & Wicker Park only

Young-Holt Unlimited – Plays Super Fly

Various Artists – Big Night (Original Motion PictureSoundtrack) 

Various Artists – Go Ahead Punk…Make My Day

Various Artists – Jetstar Records The Soul Sides 

Various Artists – 100% Dynamite: Ska-Soul-Rocksteady & Funk

Various Artists – Royal Tenenbaums (Soundtrack) olive green vinyl

Various Artists – Studio One Classics: The Original 

Various Artists – Sweet Relief: A Benefit for Victoria Williams 

Various Artists – You Can’t Sit Down: Cameo ParkwayDance Crazes 1958-1964 (U.K. Collection) 

Various Artists – You Got The Power: Cameo ParkwayNorthern Soul 1964-1967 (U.K. Collection) 

Various Artists – Greensleeves Ganja Anthems 

Various Artists – Love Is All I Bring: Reggae Hits & Rarities by the Queens of Trojan Records 


Creedence Clearwater Revival – Travelin’ Band/Who’ll Stop the Rain (live) 7”

Czarface – Czarmageddon Lunch Box w/ cassette & trading cards

Sam Fender – Alright/The Kitchen (Live) 7” Wicker Park only

Billy F Gibbons – Hardware (Deluxe in tin case) CD Wicker Park only

Halestorm – Back From The Dead 7” shaped picture disc

Keith Richards – Talk is Cheap / Live At The Hollywood Palladium 2X cassette

Mike Watt + Larry Mullins – Fun House 7” Wicker Park only

Wilco – Cruel Country: Pre-Release Limited Edition CD

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Reckless Records 6/3/22 & 6/10/22 New Releases


TIA BLAKE & HER FOLK-GROUP – Folksongs & Ballads LP (Ici Bientot)

A greatly appreciated reissue of this 1971 album by the then Paris based singer Tia Blake & Her Folk-Group. The album is a collection of American & British folk songs performed with fantastic confidence by the 19 year old singer. The guitar accompaniment is perfect for the songs & we knowfans of everything from Bridget St. John, Vashti Bunyan, Nick Drake, Sibylle Baier, Bert Jansch, Sandy Denny, Nico, Francoise Hardy to Gillian Welch will LOVE this. HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION.

HORSEGIRL – Versions of Modern Performance LP/CD (Matador)

Chicago trio HORSEGIRL makes their eagerly-awaited debut with “Versions of Modern Performance”, seeing the teenage group explore angled post-punk and noisier discordance with grace and confidence, wrapping this sound around catchy, hook-laden pop tunes. There’s an obvious SONIC YOUTH influence here, as well as a bit of GBV, a bit of WIRE, and a bit of that 80s/90s sound on Flying Nun. This is a fantastic debut from these local heatseekers. RECOMMENDED, and keep your eyes peeled for this group!

ANGEL OLSEN – BIG TIME LP/CD/TAPE (Jagjaguwar) limited color vinyl or black with newsprint poster while supplies last

Angel Olsen continues to reinvent herself on her 2022 album “Big Time.” There’s always been a country twang lurking in the background of Angel’s music but she seems to have fully embraced it this time around. Her vocal approach is slightly different, maybe a little softer with some nice Linda Ronstadt esque harmonies & reminders of another great former Chicago based singer Neko Case. The music has a nice airy quality with pedal steel & synthesized strings providing a nice bed for the Laurel Canyon style countrified tunes.Reckless alum Emily Elhaj holds down that bass duties with confidence as always. RECOMMENDED.

KELLY LEE OWENS – LP. 8 (Smalltown Supersound) 

The London based artist Kelly Lee Owens traveled to Norway during the pandemic to work on this album with experimental mainstay Lasse Marhaug. The result is a mix of minimalist electronic pop ala Chris & Cosey with drone elements ala Jeffrey Cantu Ledesma, ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER, Jenny Hval etc…

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Music From Saharan WhatsApp LP (Sahel Sounds)

A compilation of songs originally shared over  WhatsApp in 2020 & released as limited edition digital EPS now released on LP. Some familiar Sahel Sounds artists are featured here including Amaria Hamadaler of LES FILLES DE ILLIGHADAD along with some new artists. 

NEIL YOUNG – Dorothy Chandler Pavilion 1971 LP (Reprise)

NEIL YOUNG – Royce Hall 1971 LP (Reprise)

The Neil Young official bootleg series continues, this time with two solo 1971 shows released on the same day. Neil was very busy that year & there’s a lot of live recordings out there & these are two more great ones. “Dorothy Chandler Pavilion” is the first in the series that was an actual physical bootleg back in the day hence the cover with the visible ring wear on there.


AMERICAN FOOTBALL – Rare Symmetry/ Fade Into You 10” (Polyvinyl)

ANDREW BIRD – Inside Problems LP/CD (Loma Vista)

BLANCK MASS – Ted K (Soundtrack) LP/CD (Sacred Bones)


CHAINSMOKERS – So Far So Good LP (Columbia)

DEATH GRIPS – Money Store LP (Epic) 10th anniversary reissue, half black/half white color


BILL EVANS – You Must Believe In Spring (Craft) 

FAUST – Punkt (Bureau B)

GHOST POWER – Ghost Power LP/CD (Duophonic) with Tim Gane of Stereolab!

GORILLAZ – Demon Days LP (Warner) back in stock

LAURA JANE GRACE – At War with the Silverfish 10” (Polyvinyl)

GRATEFUL DEAD – Very Best of the Grateful Dead LP (Friday Music) 180grm audiophile vinyl

JONNY GREENWOOD – Power of the Dog (Soundtrack) LP (Lakeshore)

HEAD, JOWE – SWELL MAPS – 1972-1980 BOOK w/ 7” (Sounds on Paper)

FREDDIE HUBBARD – Breaking Point LP (Blue Note) Tone Poet series

JK FLESH – New Religions Old Rules LP (Avalanche)

JOURNEY – Live in Houston 1981: Escape Tour LP (Columbia)

JOYCE MANOR – 40 Oz. to Fresno LP/CD (Epitaph) limited color or black

BOBBY OROZA – Get On the Other Side LP/CD (Big Crown) limited color or black

MAX ROACH – Members, Don’t Git Weary LP (Real Gone) reissue

ROLLING STONES – Licked Live in NYC LP/CD&DVD/CD&BLU (Mercury)

SEATBELTS – Cowboy Bebop: EIN Edition (Original Series Soundtrack) LP (MIlan) 

TOTO – TOTO IV LP (Columbia) 40th anniversary “Bloodshot” color vinyl 

TYLER THE CREATOR – Scum Fuck Flower Boy LP (Columbia) back in stock

ALAN VEGA – Saturn Strip LP (Real Gone) limited yellow vinyl reissue

AMY WINEHOUSE – Live at Glastonbury 2007 LP (Island)

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Reckless Records 5/27/22 New Releases


DEHD – Blue Skies LP/CD (Fat Possum) limited color or black vinyl

In a world that seems fairly bleak at the moment, Chicago Rock N’ Roll Trio DEHD are trying to keep an eye towards optimism. On Blue Skies, their first set for Fat Possum, there’s a feeling of moving forward. What sadness is in these songs is something not to be forgotten, but to work through, because on the other side might be something pretty cool. These songs are sophisticated & intricate, but they’re also reaaalllly fun.

LADDIO BOLOCKO – ‘97-’99 3LP box set (Castle Face)

LADDIO BOLOCKO was a late 90s noise/post rock band from NYC. There was definitely a buzz about them at the time & they were often mentioned alongside bands like TURING MACHINE, SLINT etc… Their sound was rooted more in repetition & noise though like sonic explorers THIS HEAT & even TRAD GRAS OCH STENAR. This band definitely deserves a revisit. RECOMMENDED.

KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH & EMILE MOSSERI – I Could Be Your Dog/I Could Be Your Moon LP (Ghostly) limited color or black

Brilliant collaboration between the contemporary new age synth experimentalist Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Emile Mosseri best known for his score to the film “Minari.” Uplifting synth vignettes that veer into an almost BEACH HOUSE direction at times. 

JON SPENCER & THE HITMAKERS – Spencer Gets Lit CD (In the Red) vinyl coming soon

JON SPENCER returns to where it all began with his band THE BLUES EXPLOSION, In the Red Records. This is a new band called THE HITMAKERS that features Bob Bert who not only drummed for Spencer’s PUSSYGALORE but also was behind the kit in the original SONIC YOUTH lineup. Super fun & blown-out rockers that will definitely get Jon Spencer fans excited again. 


ABBA – Abba Vinyl Albumbox set (Polar) 10LP

ATMOSPHERE – Lucy Ford: The Atmosphere EPs LP (Rhymesayers)

ERYKAH BADU – But You Caint Use My Phone LP (Motown) color vinyl

CHUCK BERRY – Toronto Rock N Roll Revival 1969 LP (Sunset Blvd.)

BOG BODY – Cryonic Crevasse Cult LP/CD (Profound Lore)

BRIGHT EYES – Letting Off the Happiness: A Companion LP (Dead Oceans)

BRIGHT EYES – Fevers & Mirrors LP (Dead Oceans)

CRANBERRIES – Stars: The Best of 1992-2002 LP (Island)

DEF LEPPARD – Diamond Star Halos LP/CD/TAPE (Universal)

DOJA CAT – Planet Her LP (RCA)

EARL SWEATSHIRT – Some Rap Songs LP (Columbia)  available again!

FIRE BREATHER – Dwell in the Fog LP/CD (Riding Easy)

RONNIE FOSTER – Two Headed Freap LP (Blue Note) Classic Vinyl Series

THE FRIGHTNRS – Always LP/CD (Daptone) black or color vinyl

LIAM GALLAGHER – C’mon You Know LP/CD (Warner) 

JLIN – Embryo 12” (Planet Mu)

BROTHER JACK MCDUFF – Moon Rappin’ LP (Blue Note) Classic Vinyl Series

JUST MUSTARD – Heart Under CD (Partisan) vinyl coming soon!

KING DIAMOND – Conspiracy LP (Metal Blade)

KING DIAMOND -Eye LP (Metal Blade)

KING DIAMOND – Fatal Portrait LP (Metal Blade)

KENDRICK LAMAR – Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers CD (Interscope) vinyl coming in a few months

LUMINOUS VAULT – Animate the Emptiness LP/CD (Profound Lore)

MERCYFUL FATE – Beginning LP (Metal Blade)

MERCYFUL FATE – Don’t Break the Oath LP (Metal Blade) ltd. color or black vinyl

MERCYFUL FATE – Mercyful Fate LP (Metal Blade)

NIRVANA – Nevermind: Super Deluxe Edition box set (Geffen) 8LP


PREDATORY LIGHT – Death & the Twilight LP/CD (20 Buck Spin)

CLAIRE ROUSAY – Everything Perfect is Already Here LP (Shelter Press)

KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH & EMILE MOSSERI – I Could Be Your Dog/I Could Be Your Moon LP (Ghostly) ltd. color or black

TYLER THE CREATOR – Goblin LP (XL) available again!

UFOMAMMUT – Fenice LP (Neurot)

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Reckless Records 5/20/22 New Releases



ARCA – KicK ii LP/CD (XL)

ARCA – kick ii LP/CD (XL)

ARCA – kiCK ii LP/CD (XL)

ARCA wraps up her ambitious “KICK” project with four albums that traverse genre and transcend categories. Melding the pop sensibilities from “KiCk i” with the varied, kitchen sink approach of her more experimental work like “&&&&&” and “@@@@@”, these albums seek to define her music through the prism of transformation.

THE CLASH – Combat Rock: The People’s Hall 3LP/2CD/TAPE remastered w/ bonus tracks

40th Anniversary edition of the most successful album by THE CLASH. Despite having two of their biggest songs “Should I Stay or Should I Go”, “Rock the Casbah” & the fantastic “Straight to Hell”, this album is where the band started to splinter off into different directions. Despite the drama, this is still a fantastic record. This remastered version also features a disc of outtakes from 1981-82. It’s great to have this classic in the racks once again. RECOMMENDED.

PORRIDGE RADIO – Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder to the Sky LP (Secretly Canadian)

PORRIDGE RADIO returns with their album & they’ve created a really unique sound this time around. A mix of sort of shambolic post-punk ala RAINCOATS with interesting lyrics & a pop sensibility that reminds us of BELLE & SEBASTIAN. It seems like they’re really onto something here…

DANIEL VILLARREAL – Panamá 77 LP/CD (International Anthem)

Yet another superb record off the Int’l Anthem label, this one from the Chicagoan DANIEL VILLARREAL, drummer with DOS SANTOS and a great composer in his own right. VILLARREAL’s jazz is swirling, psychedelic and based in Latin folk, almost like attaching a rhythmically Latin sensibility to SUN RA or WILLIAM ONYEABOR. Featuring the talents of JEFF PARKER, AQUILES NAVARRO, MARTA SOFIA HONER and others for these hybrid improvisations, this comes HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

NEIL YOUNG – Citizen Kane JR Blues 1974: Live at the Bottom Line LP (Reprise) now on vinyl!!

If you ask any Neil head about their favorite bootlegs, this legendary show from the Bottom Line in 1974 will almost certainly come up. The surprise show at this small club was recorded just before the release of the classic “On the Beach” album & a number of those songs are featured here along with a few other classics. This one is an audience recording so it’s on the lo-fi side for a legit release but it works for the mellow almost downer vibe of the set list. Some of the stage banter has been sadly cut out including the famous “honey slides” story but supposedly you can hear that on the archives site. We’re so glad this show is finally available in a legit form. RECOMMENDED.


HIRO AMA – Animal Emotions 12” (PRAH)

BEASTIE BOYS – Check Your Head LP (Capitol)

ART BLAKEY – Art Blakey With Thelonious Monk: Deluxe Edition 2LP (Atlantic) 

BURGUNDY RELIEF – Burgundy Relief CD (Relief Disc)

CAVE IN – Heavy Pendulum LP/CD (Relapse) indie only version or red vinyl

LES CLAYPOOL – Monolith of Phobos LP (ATO)

JOHN COLTRANE – My Favorite Things: 60 Years Deluxe Edition 2LP (Rhino) mono/stereo versions

DAFT PUNK – Alive 1997 (Daft Life)


JOHN DOE – Fables in a Foreign Land LP/CD (Fat Possum)

CHARLIE HICKEY – Nervous at Night LP (Saddest Face)

JORDANA – Face the Wall LP/CD (Fat Possum)

MARY LATTIMORE & PAUL SUKEENA – West Kensington LP (Three Lobed)

DUA LIPA – Future Nostalgia: Moonlight Edition LP (Warner)

MIKEL – Poke & Chill LP (Gamechops)

MIKEL – Zelda & Chill LP (Gamechops)

THE NATIONAL – Boxer LP (Beggars Banquet)

THE POLICE – Around The World LP/CD (Mercury) restored & expanded

RADIOHEAD – The Bends (XL)

RADIOHEAD – Hail to the Thief (XL)

NANCY SINATRA & LEE HAZLEWOOD – Nancy & Lee LP/CD (Light in the Attic) remastered w/ bonus

SLINT – Spiderland LP (Touch & Go) 180grm remaster

SOAK – If I Never Know You Like This Again LP/CD (Rough Trade) black or eco-mix vinyl

HARRY STYLES – Harry’s House LP/CD (Columbia)


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Reckless Records 5/6/22 New Releases


SAADA BONAIRE – 1992 LP/CD (Captured Tracks)

We were really big fans of the 80s recordings that Captured Tracks released by the German new wave/dance group SAADA BONAIRE. The project existed into the mid 90s but their later recordings were thought to be lost until a cassette was recently discovered in a basement in Berlin. These songs display new directions the project was headed before it dissolved with trip-hop, house & early 90s R&B sounds mixed in with their 80s new wave/new romantic vibes. 

PAN AMERICAN – The Patience Fader LP (Kranky) now on vinyl

The former LABRADFORD member Mark Nelson returns with a new PAN AMERICAN album for 2022. Recorded over the past 2 pandemic years, “The Patient Fader” is a collection of dusty ambient Americana guitar pieces & longing sounds of verb’d out pedal steel. This reminds us of some of our all-time favorite ambient guitar music on the great David Sylvian & Holger Czukay albums, DIRTY THREE guitarist Mick Turner’s playing etc…RECOMMENDED.

 NORMA TANEGA – I’m the Sky: Studio & Demo Recordings, 1964-1971 LP/CD (Anthology)

What a great collection here from the California folk singer NORMA TANEGA, most known for her 1966 album “Walking My Cat Named Dog” and the cut “You’re Dead”. This partially covers her time from the Village coffee house scene to the release of that first album, while it also focuses on her time in London and making both an unreleased second album “Snow Cycles” and a cult favorite third, “I Don’t Think It Will Hurt If You Smile”. The material here ranges from simple, unadorned folk pop tunes to rich Americana rock. Fans of KAREN DALTON, JUDEE SILL, BILL FAY and LAURA NYRO will find a lot to love here! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

SHARON VAN ETTEN – We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong LP/CD limited color or black vinyl

Sharon Van Etten has been one of the best songwriters for the past decade or so & “We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong” is her 6th album.Recorded at her home in L.A. this one is a slightly darker album which isn’t surprising as it was recorded during the pandemic. Most of the songs are synth driven pop songs with deep & introspective lyrics. RECOMMENDED.

WARPAINT – Radiate Like This LP/CD (Virgin)

The talented quartet WARPAINT are back with their first album in six years & their first on Virgin. As always the backbone of the band is the rhythm section of Stella Mozgawa & Jenny Lee Lindberg who make their polyrhythmic beats sound almost effortless. The album has a mostly mellow vibe & the songs grab you quickly. Another great one from this excellent band. RECOMMENDED.

NEIL YOUNG – Citizen Kane JR. Blues 1974 (Live at the Bottom Line) CD (Reprise) vinyl coming later

If you ask any Neil head about their favorite bootlegs,this legendary show from the Bottom Line in 1974 will almost certainly come up. The surprise show at this small club was recorded just before the release of the classic “On the Beach” album & a number of those songs are featured here along with a few other classics. This one is an audience recording so it’s on the lo-fi side for a legit release but it works for the mellow almost downer vibe of the set list. Some of the stage banter has been sadly cut out including the famous “honey slides” story but supposedly you can hear that on the archives site. We’re so glad this show is finally available in a legit form. RECOMMENDED.


TERRY ALLEN & THE PANHANDLE MYSTERY BAND – Bloodlines LP/CD (Paradise of Bachelors)

TERRY ALLEN & THE PANHANDLE MYSTERY BAND – Smoking the Dummy LP/CD (Paradise of Bachelors)

ARCADE FIRE – We LP/CD (Columbia) limited indie only white vinyl or black

AURORA – The Gods We Can Touch LP/CD (Glassnote)

BEACH HOUSE – Teen Dream LP (Sub Pop) back in print

BELLE & SEBASTIAN – A Bit of Previous LP/CD (Matador) indie only alternate artwork

BLACK CROWES – 1972 (Arrow Records) very limited

!!! – Let it Be Blue 

CULTURE – Two Sevens Clash LP (VP Music) RSD Essential color vinyl

DAFT PUNK – Alive 1997 LP (Daft Punk) we received a very limited amount of this one

DAFT PUNK – Homework LP (Daft Punk)

THE DECEMBERISTS – The Tain / 5 Songs LP (Jealous Butcher) reissue

BILL FAY – Still Some Light: Part 2 LP/CD (Dead Oceans)

IBEYI – Spell 31 LP/CD (XL)

J DILLA – Donuts LP (Stones Throw) back in stock with the “smile” cover!

ELI KESZLER – The Scary of Sixty-First LP (Deeper Into Movies) soundtrack, red vinyl

TOM MORELLO – Atlas Underground Flood LP (Mom + Pop) blue vinyl

NIGHT TEMPO – Ladies in the City LP (Universal)

JERRY PAPER – Free Time LP (Stones Throw) limited tri-color vinyl

PENGUIN CAFE – A Matter of Life… 2021 LP (Erased Tapes) clear vinyl remaster


POSSESSED – Seven Churches LP (Century Media) green vinyl reissue

RUN THE JEWELS – Run the Jewels II LP (Mass Appeal) RSD Essential color vinyl

STAPLES JR. SINGERS – When Do We Get Paid (Luaka Bop) remastered)

SUNFLOWER BEAN – Handful of Sugar LP/CD (Mom + Pop) orange vinyl

RICHARD THOMPSON – Music From Grizzly Man LP/CD (No Quarter)

SUKI WATERHOUSE – I Can’t Let Go LP/CD (Sub Pop) metallic gold vinyl “Loser Edition”

KANYE WEST – Late Registration LP (Rocafella) back in stock

THE WHO – A Quick One LP (half speed master)

THE WHO – My Generation LP (half speed master)

NEIL YOUNG – Dorothy Chandler Pavilion 1971 CD (Reprise

NEIL YOUNG – Royce Hall 1971 CD (Reprise

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Reckless Records 4/22/22 & 4/29/22 New Releases

We were too busy with record store day to post the new releases last week so here’s some of the important ones with this week’s stuff. We still have a lot of great RSD titles in stock if you couldn’t make it out. Thanks to everybody that did! 


CARAMBOLAGE – Bon Voyage LP/CD (Tapete) & “Carambolage” & Eilzustellung Expres” CD

CARAMBOLAGE were one of the first German all female New Wave bands. Rhythmic new wave with some post-punk & even ska elements at times & lyrics in German. Cool stuff!

COIL – Musick to Play in the Dark 2 LP/CD (Dais) Limited color or black vinyl

Dais delivers another essential COIL reissue, this time the 2000 acid fried classic “Musick to Play in the Dark 2.” Recorded at a 8 bedroom estate on the West Coast of England, this one is demented journey of post THROBBING GRISTLE electronic experimentation, nods at the BBC Radiophonic sound, Mort Garson etc…all wrapped-up in that classic COIL drug haze. RECOMMENDED.

MELODY’S ECHO CHAMBER – Emotional Eternal LP/CD (Domino) limited color or black vinyl

This third album from French musician Melody Prochet continues to draw from the silky dream pop of COCTEAU TWINS and BEACH HOUSE as well as electro psych-funk in the mold of TAME IMPALA or later TORO Y MOI. Added is a newer sense of lyrical and sonic clarity, weaving ideas on growth and hardship through arrangements that have never sounded so simultaneously dense and airy. Another excellent record for Prochet. RECOMMENDED.

SPIRITUALIZED – Everything Was Beautiful LP/CD (Fat Possum) limited indie version or regular black vinyl 

The 2022 SPIRITUALIZED album starts off with a woman’s voice speaking the album title & the artwork is a play on a box of pills. Sound familiar? It should because Jason Pierce’s now legendary “Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space” also featured those two characteristics. One big difference on this one is the massive amount of musicians that participate, which sits at about 30. The last few albums have felt a little more “inward” but this one is BIG, with dense orchestrated & joyous explosions of notes. Jason Pierce is one of our favorite artists ever so anything new by the man is very welcome here. RECOMMENDED.

TOMBERLIN – I Don’t Know Who Needs to Hear This… LP/CD/TAPE (Saddle Creek) limited color or black vinyl

Gorgeous, meditative indie folk from TOMBERLIN, with a similar vibe to HALEY HEYNDERICKX, LOMELDA and PHOEBE BRIDGERS or JULIEN BAKER when they’re at their softest. Very tasteful, small, and organic arrangements (even in the case of the smattering synths) that accentuate her tender songwriting without consuming it. And believe it when we say these songs will have you crying like a big baby in no time. Great stuff on Saddle Creek!

TORO Y MOI – Mahal LP/CD/TAPE (Dead Oceans) limited color or black vinyl

The Bay Area’s Chaz Bear has been at it as TORO Y MOI for over 12 years now. “Mahal” is a mostly upbeat collection of pop songs with a psychedelic edge. We’re hints of PRINCE, Bill Withers, TAME IMPALA & BECK but it’s all filtered through Bear’s unique perspective. Fun stuff!

UNDEATH – It’s Time…To Rise From the Grave LP (Prosthetic)

This is the second album from the great Rochester death metal band UNDEATH. The first was drenched in murky slime & this one is more forward & maybe catchy? As catchy as this sort of thing gets we guess. These guys are really onto something great here…RECOMMENDED.


WILLIAM BASINSKI & JANEK SCHAEFER – …On Reflection CD (Temporary Residence)

BLOCK PARTY – Alpha Games LP (Infectious) color or black vinyl

S. CAREY – Break Me In LP (Jagjaguwar) limited color or black

COIL – Love’s Secret Domain: Chaostrophy Edition 4LP/CD box set (Wax Trax!)

JOHN COLTRANE & JOHNNY HARTMAN – John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman LP (Verve) Acoustic Sound Series

ALICE DAMON – Windsong LP (Morning Trip) remaster of this private press gem!

GUS ENGLEHORN – Dungeon Master LP (Secret City)

FONTAINES D.C. – Skinty Fia LP/2LP/CD (Partisan) vinyl is sold out but we’ll have more soon

HELMS ALEE – Keep This Be the Way LP (Sargent House)

DANIEL JOHNSTON – Hi, How Are You? The Unfinished Album LP (Thirty Tigers)

KEHLANI – Blue Water Road CD (Atlantic) 

LOLA KIRKE – Lady For Sale LP (Third Man) limited color or black vinyl

LEWSBERG – In Your Hands LP (Lewsberg)

MIGOS – Culture III (Motown)

MAC MILLER – Faces LP (Warner)

CHARLES MINGUS – Mingus Three LP (Rhino)

MOON DUO – Circles LP (Sacred Bones) color vinyl reissue

MOON DUO – Mazes LP (Sacred Bones) color vinyl reissue

MOON DUO – Shadows of the Sun LP (Sacred Bones) color vinyl reissue

WILLIE NELSON – Beautiful Time LP (Legacy) back in print

PAVEMENT – Crooked Rain Crooked Rain LP (Matador) back in print

PAVEMENT – Slanted & Enchanted LP (Matador)

PINHEAD GUNPOWDER – Goodbye Ellston Avenue LP (1234 GO!)

BONNIE RAITT – Just Like That LP/CD (Redwing) limited color or black

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES – How Will I Laugh Tomorrow…LP (Century Media) limited color or black

TAME IMPALA – The Slow Rush 4LP deluxe box set (Interscope)

T.REX – 1972 6LP Deluxe box set (Demon)

THE WEEKND – Dawn FM LP (Republic)

NEIL YOUNG – Official Release Series 13,14,20,21 4CD box set (Reprise)

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Reckless Records Record Store Day April 2022

Here is it folks, everything that we have for this RSD. We have some solid quantity on some of the bigger titles, some things weirdly got more allocated than we expected like the Blur & Opeth for example . Like at all other record stores, the Taylor Swift 7″s are very limited.

Stores open at normal hours. Like always RSD titles are limited to 1 per customer, no phone orders or holds.


The Academic – Community Spirit EP (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Pepper Adams with The Tommy Banks Trio – Live at Room At The Top (Belmont & Wicker) Park)

Ade & Connan Mockasin – It’s Just Wind 

Alice In Chains – We Die Young Legacy 12″ EP

Allman Brothers Band – Cream Of The Crop 2003 — Highlights 3LP

America – Alternates & Rarities

America – History (Greatest Hits) blue vinyl

And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – Madonna

And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of – Century of Self

Ian A. Anderson – Royal York Crescent 

Arawak – Background Music N.4 (Wicker Park only)

Asia – XXX (picture disc) (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Rick Astley – Whenever You Need Somebody 

Roy Ayers – Virgo Vibes (red vinyl)

Albert Ayler – Revelations: The Complete ORTF 1970 Fondation Maeght Recordings Elemental 5LP box set

Azymuth – Light as a Feather (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Bad Company – Live 1979 

Angelo Badalamenti – Blue Velvet (2LP Deluxe Edition, color vinyl)

Chet Baker – Live In Paris: The Radio France Recordings 1983-1984 

Bardo Pond – Bufo Alvarius 2LP

Sara Bareilles – Little Voice: 15TH Anniversary 

Souren Baronian – The Middle Eastern Soul of Carlee Records 

Bell Biv Devoe – Poison 

Charlie Benante – Moving Pitchers (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Brian Bennett – Voyage (A Journey into Discoid Funk) 

Jay Bennett – Where are you, Jay Bennett?

Black Children Sledge Funk Group – Love is Fair (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Black Label Society – Alcohol Fueled Brewtality Live 

James Blake – COVERS 12”

The Bleeding Hearts – Riches to Rags 

Blur – Bustin’ + Dronin’ 

Bomba Estereo – Live in Dublin 

David Bowie – Brilliant Adventure EP

David Bowie – Toy EP: You’ve Got It Made With All the Toys 10” 

Dave BrubeckTrio – Live From Vienna 1967 (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Sandro Brugnolini – L’uomo Dagli Occhiali A Specchio (Soundtrack) (Wicker Park only)

Buena Vista Social Club – Ahora Me Da Pena 12”

Bernard Butler – People Move On: The B-Sides, 1998 + 2021 (Wicker Park only)

C-Bo Orca: Deluxe Edition

Maria Callas – Maria Callas: Pure (Wicker Park only)

Camera Obscura – Making Money

Mariah Carey – #1’s 

Belinda Carlisle – The Heaven on Earth Tour (Belmont & Wicker Park)

The Catatonics – Hunted Down 

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Live Seeds 

The Ceyleib People – Tanyet 

Chicago – Chicago At Carnegie Hall, April 9, 1971 3LP box set

Chief Keef – Sorry 4 The Weight (Deluxe Edition) 

Childish Gambino – Kauai (first time on vinyl!)

Jimmy Cliff – Follow My Mind (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Cold War Kids – Zowie Selects (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Commander Venus – The Uneventful Vacation 

Coolio – It Takes A Thief 2LP

Alice Cooper – Brutal Planet

Larry Coryell – Fairyland

The Cranberries – Remembering Dolores 

The Cure – Pornography (picture disc)

Cypress Hill – The 420 Remixes 10”

Czarface – Czarmageddon Silver Age

Karen Dalton – Shuckin’ Sugar 

The Damned – Strawberries (scented inner sleeve!)

Dave Davies – Kinked 

Erika de Casier – The Sensational Remixes 

Dead Famous People – Lost Person’s Area 12”

Deadmau5 – Vexillology LP (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Deadmau5 – Full Circle LP (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Def Leppard – High ‘n’ Dry (picture disc)

Sandy Denny – Gold Dust Live At The Royalty

Devo Oh, No! It’s Devo (40th Anniversary Edition) picture disc

Dillinger Escape Plan – Dissociation 

Thomas Dolby – Hyper-active! 12” (Belmont & Wicker Park)

The Doors – L.A. Woman Sessions 4LP box set

Sheena Easton – The Definitive 12″ Singles 1983-1987 (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Echo & The Bunnymen – B-Sides and Live (2001 – 2005)

The Electrified A.G.B. (All Girls Band) – Fly Away! (Disco Version) 12” (Wicker Park only)

Electronic – 1989 Remixes 1992 12” (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Erasure – Ne:EP 12”

Roky Erickson & The Explosives – Halloween II: Live 2007 

Bill Evans – Inner Spirit: The 1979 Concert At The Teatro General San Martín, Buenos Aires 2LP hand numbered

Bill Evans – Morning Glory: The 1973 Concert At The Teatro Gran Rex, Buenos Aires 2LP, hand numbered

Everlast – Whitey Ford Sings the Blues

The Everly Brothers – Hey Doll Baby 

Everything But the Girl – Night & Day: 40th Anniversary 12” 

50 Foot Wave – Bath White (Wicker Park Only)

50 Foot Wave – Power + Light (Wicker Park Only)

Fapardokly – Fapardokly 

The Five Americans – Western Union 

Flower Meg – Sighs, Whispers & Anguish (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Robert Lester – Folsom Music and Dreams 

Frankie and The Witch Fingers – Frankie and The Witch Fingers 

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Altered Reels 12” (Belmont & Wicker Park)

John Fred & His Playboy Band – Judy In Disguise 

Edgar Froese – Epsilon In Malaysian 

Future – DS2 (teal vinyl)

Future Sound of London – Rituals (Wicker Park only)

Rory Gallagher – Live In San Diego ’74 (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Kenny Garrett – Sketches of MD: Live at the Iridium 

Giant Sand – Tucsco: 3LP Deluxe Expanded Edition (Wicker Park only)

Debbie Gibson duet w/ Joey McEntire – Lost in Your Eyes 12” (picture disc) (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Dana Gillespie – Foolish Seasons 

Girlhouse – Girlhouse EPs

Glass Animals – I Don’t Wanna Talk (I Just Wanna Dance) 12” picture disc 

Goblin – Wampyr (Soundtrack) (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Gojira – Live at Brixton Academy 2LP w/ etching

Golden Smog – On Golden Smog 12”

Gong – Gong In the 70s 

Gorgon City – Olympia Remixes 12” (Wicker Park only)

Grateful Dead – Wembley Empire Pool, London, England 4/8/72 (Live) 5LP box set

The Grouch – Show You The World 

Groundhogs – Hogwash

The Gun Club – Live At The Hacienda ’83 

Kirk Hammett – Portals 12” 

Handsome Boy Modeling School – So… How’s Your Girl? 

Happy Monday – Uncle Dysfuntional (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Betty Harris – The Lost Queen of New Orleans Soul 

Richie Hell – Gumbo Limbo Remixes (Wicker Park only)

High Pulp – Mutual Attraction Vol. 3

Bobby Humphrey – Baby Don’t You Know 12” (Wicker Park only)

L’Imperatrice – Vanilla Fraise12” (Wicker Park only)

Jacka – Tear Gas 

Akira Ishikawa & His Count Buffalos – Africa Rock (Wicker Park only)

The Jackson 5 – ABC (color vinyl)

Jazz Sabbath – Vol. 2 (“natural vinyl”)

Jesus Jones – Scratched: Unreleased Rare Tracks & Remixes 

Joan Jett And The Blackhearts – Acoustics 

Elton John – The Complete Thom Bell Sessions EP

Jim Jones – Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment) 

Judas Priest – Hero Hero 2LP embossed sleeve

The Judybats – Native Son (first time on vinyl)

A.R. Kane – Americana

Jorma Kaukonen – The Land of Heroes 

Sara Kays – Struck By Lightning 

Dermot Kennedy – Doves & Ravens 12” (Belmont & Wicker Park)

KITTIE – Spit (Wicker Park only)

The Knack – Live At The House of Blues (Belmont & Wicker Park)

La Femme-  Paradigmes : Suppléments 

Luciano Luciani Y Sus Mulatos – Mulata Vamos Ala Salsa (Belmont & Wicker Park)

La Luz – The Instrumentals (Belmont & Wicker Park)

L.A.Guns – Waking The Dead

Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – Live in Loveland! 

The Lord – Forest Nocturne (Greg of Sunn O)))

Mary Lou Lord – She’d Be A Diamond

Darlene Love – Many Sides of Love: Complete Reprise Recordings Plus!

Nick Lowe – Wireless World

Jammes Luckett – May (Soundtrack) (Belmont & Wicker Park)

The Lumineers – Brightside: Bonus Tracks 10” 

Madonna – Who’s That Girl (Super Club Mix) 12”

Johnny Marr – Spirit, Power & Soul 12”

Masego – Studying Abroad: Extended Stay 

Barbara Mason – The Lost 80s Sessions (Wicker Park only)

Maxim Mental – Fucking EP

Christian McBride – Conversations With Christian (Wicker Park only)

Van McCoy – The Hustle (Wicker Park only)

Maria Mckee – Peddlin’ Dreams

Melanie C – Northern Star 

Carlton Melton – Out to Sea (Wicker Park only)

Charles Mingus – The Lost Album From Ronnie Scott’s 3LP (hand numbered)

Joni Mitchell – Blue Highlights: Demos, Outtakes & Live Tracks

Ennio Morricone – Una Pistola Per Ringo Il Ritorno Di Ringo (Soundtrack) (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Mother Mother – O My Heart 

Motorhead – Lost Tapes Vol 2 

The Muffs – New Improved Kim Shattuck Demos 

Kacey Musgraves Star-Crossed (Picture Disc)

mxmtoon – true colors (from Life is Strange) 12” picture disc

Willie Nelson – Live At The Texas Opry House, 1974 

Stevie Nicks – Bella Donna: Expanded Edition 2LP

Nico – Live At The Hacienda ’83 

Nico & The Faction Camera Obscura

Bruno Nicolai – La Dama Rossa Uccide Sette Volte (The

Red Queen Kills Seven Times) soundtrack (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Night Ranger – Somewhere in California (Wicker Park only)

NIghtingales – Hysterics

Laura Nyro – Trees Of The Ages: Laura Nyro Live In Japan (Wicker Park only)

The Offspring – Greatest Hits

Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells II 

Opeth – My Arms, Your Hearse (purple vinyl)

Peppa Pig – Peppa’s Adventures: The Album 

Art Pepper – Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section (Mono)

The Pharoahs – In The Basement 

Pixies – Live at Coachella 2004 2LP

Iggy Pop – Live In Berlin

The Proclaimers – Sunshine on Leith 2LP expanded edition

Prodigy – Return of the Mac 

Chuck Prophet – The Age of Miracles 

Genco Puro & Co. – Area Di Servizio Wicker Park only

Corinne Bailey Rae – The Sea 

The Rain Parade – Explosions in the Glass Palace 

Ramones – The Sire Albums (1981-1989) 7LP box set

Enrico Rava & Mario Rusca – D.N.A. 

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Unlimited Love (exclusive cover, poster, silver vinyl)

Lou Reed I’m So Free: The 1971 RCA Demos 

Lou Reed and Kris Kristofferson – The Bottom Line Archive Series: In Their

Own Words: With Vin Scelsa 3LP

Reigning Sound – Memphis In June (orange vinyl)

The Rentals The Midnight Society Death WaltzRecording Co. LP

The Replacements – Unsuitable for Airplay: The Lost KFAI Concert (Live) 

Rex Orange County – Apricot Princess (5th Anniversary)

Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers – Modern Lovers 88: 35th Anniversary

Jeannie C. Riley – Harper Valley PTA 

Rizzle Kicks -Stereo Typical 

Max Roach – We Insist! Max Roach’s – Freedom Now Suite (clear vinyl)

Rockabye Baby! – Lullaby Renditions of Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On

The Rolling Stones – More Hot Rocks (Big Hits & Fazed Cookies) [50th Anniversary] glow in the dark color vinyl

Gavin Rossdale – Wanderlust (Belmont & Wicker Park)

The Rubinoos – The Rubinoos 

Santana – Splendiferous 

Satan’s Pilgrims – Live At Jackpot Records 

Sepultura – Revolusongs (picture disc)

Shankar Family & Friends – I Am Missing You 

Del Shannon – Rock On 

The Shocking Blue – At Home (The Singles) (10″)

Simple Minds – 5 x 5 Live: 5 Songs From Their First 5 Albums (3LP)

Enrico Simonetti – GAMMA (Soundtrack) red vinyl (Wicker Park only)

Sleep Token – Sundowning (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Patti Smith – Curated By Record Store Day: Classic Patti Smith 1974-1996

Sam Smith – Nirvana 12”

The Sound – Counting The Days 2LP

Speed, Glue & Shinki – Eve (2017 Remaster) first ever U.S. release

St. Vincent – The Nowhere Inn (Soundtrack)

Stiff Little Fingers – BBC Live in Concert 

Joss Stone – LP1 

Donna Summer – Donna Summer: 40th Anniversary (picture disc)

Superchunk – Incidental Music: 1991-1995 (2LP, green & orange vinyl)

Tangerine Dream – Strange Behavior (soundtrack) Belmont & Wicker Park

Tegan & Sara Still Jealous: Remixed & Reimagined

Tennis System – Autophobia (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Tiny Tim & Brave Combo – Girl 

Peter Tosh Complete – Captured Live 

Pete Townshend’s Deep End – Face The Face 

Ike & Tina Turner – The Soul of Tina Turner (Belmont & Wicker Park

U2 – A Celebration (40th Anniversary)12”

Ultravox! – Live At The Rainbow 1977 

UT – Griller 

Various Artists – Breakin’ (soundtrack)

Various Artists – Chicago Soul ‘66 (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Various Artists – Salutations (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Various Artists – Atenção!: Novos Sons do Brasil (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Various Artists – The Best Of Chi-Sound Records 1976-1983

Various Artists – Hillbillies in Hell: Country Music’s Tormented Testament 1952-1974

Various Artists – It Happened at the Hop: Edison International Doo Woppers & Sock Hoppers

Various Artists – Jazz Dispensary: Super Skunk

Various Artists – Jetstar Records The Rock Sides 

Various Artists – Latin Legends Live: Tierra/El Chicano/Mao 

Various Artists – Memphis Soul ‘68 (Wicker Park only)

Various Artists – West Coast Soul ‘66 

Various Artists – Wild Party Sounds (Wicker Park only)

Various Artists – Panama’s Soul Gems: Hidden Treasures From Panama

Various Artists – Portraits of Her 

Various Artists – Soul Power ’68 

Various Artists – PUNK 45: I’m A Mess! D-I-Y Or Die! Art, Trash & Neon – Punk 45s In The UK 1977-78 

Various Artists -The Sam Phillips Years: Sun Records Curated by RSD, Volume 9 

Suzanne Vega – Close-Up Extras (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Voivod – Angel Rat Real (remastered on color vinyl)

Howard Wales – Rendezvous With The Sun

Scott Walker – Boy Child: The Best Of 1967-1970 (w/ 4 extra tracks not on the original CD)

The Walkmen – Lisbon: Deluxe Edition

Wallows – Wallows Singles Collection 2017-2020 

Jessie Ware – Devotion: (2LP Deluxe Edition

Weyes Blood – The Innocents 

The Whole Darn Family – Seven Minutes of Funk 12” 

John Williams – Lost In Space: Title Themes from the Hit TV Series (Belmont & Wicker Park)

Wipers – Over The Edge – 2LP Anniversary Edition 

Wire – Not About to Die: Studio Demos 1977-1978 

Wye Oak – If Children (red & white vinyl)


Black Pumas – Black Pumas: Collector’s Edition 6X7” box set

Blondie – Sunday Girl EP 2X7”

Blue Stingrays – Grits & Eggs 

Steve Earle – Up Against The Wall Redneck Mother 

Foo Fighters “Making A Fire (Mark Ronson ReVersion)” b/w “Chasing Birds

(Preservation Hall Jazz Band Re-Version)”

Four Plugs – Wrong Treatment (reissue)

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying BirdS Magic Secrets 2022 

Vince Guaraldi Trio – Baseball Theme 

Durand Jones and the Indications – Power To The People 

Night Ranger – Wasted Time (Wicker Park only)

Chris Robinson/ Howlin Rain split 7” 

Slang – Escalator (Wicker Park only)

Taylor Swift -The Lakes 

Twiztid – I Tried 2 Warn U Majik Ninja (shaped picture disc)

Alan Vega – Jukebox Babe b/w Speedway 

Weyes Blood – A Certain Kind b/w Everybody’s Talkin’

Various Artists – Brazil 45 Boxset Vol.3 curated by Kenny Dope 5X7” box set

(Belmont & Wicker Park)


Souren Baronian – The Middle Eastern Soul of Carlee Records

David Bowie – Brilliant Adventure 

David Bowie – Toy EP (‘You’ve got it made with all the toys’) 

Kirk Hammett – Portals Belmont & Wicker Park

Lil Wayne – Sorry 4 The Wait 

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Reckless Records 4/8 & 4/15/22 New Releases


Apologies for not posting the list last week, we were simply too busy with the big new releases & events. Here’s the two releases dates combined into one update

DADAWAH – Peace & Love LP (Antarctica Starts Here)

Beautiful reissue of this dark & hypnotic 1974 album from Jamaican singer & hand drummer DADAWAH. There’s not many reggae records out there that sound like this. There’s no rhythm guitar, instead the guitar parts are all rambling leads sort of like if one of Fela’s Africa 70 guitarists was drunkenly attempting to play blues. This is about as psychedelic as reggae records great. INCREDIBLE

GUIDED BY VOICES – Devil Between My Toes LP (Scat) limited color or black vinyl

Who could have predicted back in 1987 that 35 years later, Dayton’s GUIDED BY VOICES would record & release over 100 albums with thousands of songs. “Devil Between My Toes” is the first ever GBV album & it’s available once again via Scat Records. 

PLOSIVS – Plosivs LP (Swami)

What do you get when you cross Pinback’s emotionally charged vocals with Rocket From the Crypts powerful guitars? You get one of the best power-pop records of the young year. With Rob Crow (Pinback) on lead vocals & Swami John Reis (RFTC, Hot Snakes, Drive Like Jehu) sharing the guitar duties, this self titled set of punk & rock n’ roll tunes is very much what you’d expect from this SoCal super group, a heavy, chuggy guitar band that doesn’t skimp on the melodies. If you’re into the Foo Fighters, or Rival Schools you should definitely give this a shot.

RAUM – DAUGHTER LP (Yellow Electric)

Back in 2016 GROUPER’s Liz Harris & Jefre Cantu_Ledesma were in magical Marfa, TX for a residency with filmmaker Paul Clipson. The duo slowly worked on the recordings & during that time Clipson sadly passed away in 2018. After some time processing their grief, the record started to take on more of a form. The result is a beautiful 60 minutes album of ambient pieces & sound collage intended to be listened to all the way through. RECOMMENDED.

CISCO SWANK & LUKE TITUS – Some Things Take Time LP/CD (Sooper)

A really cool collaboration between the Chicago drummer Luke Titus & the NYC rapper Cisco Swank. Titus is a ridiculously good drummer & the music has a deep jazz influence throughout & Swank’s mellow style flows perfectly over top. Featuring guest spots from Chicago stars Saba & Femdot, this is truly a great Chicago-centric rap album for 2022.

TEMPERS – New Meaning LP (Dais) limited color or black

TEMPERS are a NYC duo that make catchy but dark synth pop with driving drum machine pulses & vocals washed-out in reverb. Fans of BOY HARSHER, DRAB MAJESTY, the Italians Do It Better label etc…will dig this.

KURT VILE – Watch My Moves LP/CD (Verve) limited color or black vinyl

Philly’s Kurt Vile makes his major label debut on Verve with “(Watch My Moves.)” Aside from switching labels & getting older, not much has changed. Vile is still the hardest working slacker out there & he’s still writing great songs. This album was mostly recorded at home but it has a big studio sound. We’re just glad that one of our favorite artists is still out there plugging away. RECOMMENDED.

WET LEG – Wet Leg LP/CD (Domino) yellow vinyl

This highly anticipated debut from Isle of Wight duo WET LEG comes hot off the heels of their hit single “Chaise Lounge”. This picks up where that left off, combining snappy pop songwriting with sardonic mantra lyricism. Don’t miss this one!

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Saturno 2000: La Rebajada de los Sonideros 1962-1983 LP/CD (Analog Africa)

Analog Africa continues their explorations into Latin America, this time focusing on Mexico and the Rebajada sub-genre. Slowing down Cumbia into something danceable and hazy, DJs and sound system operators in Mexico City and Monterrey reframed the sounds influenced by South American music to give it a more dream-like quality. There are elements of Jamaican dub (some SCIENTIST-y influence on this) and Houston chopped & screwed (A lil DJ SCREW in here too) to be found, but this is absolutely Mexican through and through. RECOMMENDED for both the enthusiast and novice alike!


BOB DYLAN – Blonde on Blonde LP (Columbia)

BOB DYLAN – Bringing it All Back Home LP (Columbia)

BOB DYLAN – Highway 61 Revisited LP (Columbia)

EMISSIVE – City of Rooms 12” (Telephone Explosion)

CARL ERDMANN – Bizzarophytes LP (Morning Trip)

FATHER JOHN MISTY – Chloe & the Next 20th Century LP/CD/TAPE (Sub Pop) First pressing “Loser Edition” color vinyl, black or limited edition box set

FUNKADELIC – Maggot Brain: 50th Anniversary Edition LP (Westbound) remastered w/ bonus 12”!

FREDDIE GIBBS – Singles LP (Warner) 3 different covers

KAINA – It Was a Home LP (City Slang) limited Chicago edition on gold vinyl in stock!

LIFE SENTENCE – Life Sentence LP (Radiation)

LUCIUS – Second Nature LP/CD (Mom + Pop) pink vinyl

LUNACY – Echo in the Memory (Dedstrange) pink vinyl

THE MIDNIGHT – Horror Show 12” (Counter) splatter vinyl

THE MONKEES – More of the Monkees 2LP (Run Out Groove) expanded edition w/ bonus tracks

MORBID ANGEL – Altars of Madness LP (Earache)

PARAMORE – Paramore LP (Fueled by Ramen)

PAVEMENT – Terror Twilight: Farewell Horizontal LP/CD (Matador) deluxe remaster

PAVEMENT – Spit on a Stranger 12” (Matador) remaster, first time on 12”!

ORVILLE PECK – Bronco LP (Columbia)

PRIMER – Incubator LP (Egg Hunt)

ROEDELIUS & STORY – 4 Hands LP (Erased Tapes)

DANIEL ROSSEN (of GRIZZLY BEAR) – You Belong There LP/CD (Warp) gold vinyl

STEPHEN – Radar of Small Dogs LP (Joyful Noise) Warehouse find of sorts, this 2020 reissue is out of print. Once these are gone they’re gone


WET TUNA – Warping All By Yourself LP (Three Lobed)

JACK WHITE – Fear of the Dawn LP/CD (Third Man) limited color or black with silk-screened print & bag while supplies last

ZERO 7 – Yeah Ghost LP (New State) first time on vinyl!

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Music for kō LP (Erased Tapes)