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Reckless Records 2/26/21 New Releases

2/26/21 New Releases

CAMILA FUCHS – Kids Talk Sun LP (Felte) yellow vinyl

CAMILA FUCHS is a Lisbon based duo & this 2021 album was produced by Pete Kember of SPACEMEN 3. Epic electronic pop with some experimental touches that will appeal to fans of THE KNIFE, BJORK etc…

CLOUD NOTHINGS – The Shadow I Remember LP/CD (Carpark) spectral light whirl vinyl

Pretty great 2021 album from CLOUD NOTHINGS, who take a return trip over to Electrical Audio to replicate their signature layered-yet-pummeling sound, resulting in a welcome, no-nonsense collection to concise punk songwriting. Featuring contributions from BRETT NAUCKE and MACIE STEWART (of OHMME), this should again appeal to fans of JAWBOX, DRIVE LIKE JEHU and HUSKER DU. No surprise here: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

DISAPPEARS + STEVE SHELLEY + WHITE/LIGHT 2LP (Vampire Blues)

Limited edition 2LP/45RPM release of these epic collab jams from 2009 featuring the first line-up of
DISAPPEARS, SONIC YOUTH drummer Steve Shelley & SONIC YOUTH sound man Jeremy Lemos’ WHITE/LIGHT band that also featured PINEBENDER guitarist Matt Clark. This is very much like DISAPPEARS but more “out” which heavy grooves. Comes in a bootleg style sleeve. We’re the only store in town that has these so get em here! RECOMMENDED.

GENEVA JACUZZI – Lamaze LP (Mexican Summer)

Geneva Jacuzzi is a L.A. based musician & performance artist & “Lamaze” is a collection of recordings from the early/mid 2000s reissued again by Mexican Summer. Hints of 80s dance, new wave & early hip-hop production with great analogue sounds that will appeal to fans of minimal wave, vaporwave, Italo disco & artists like Saada Bonaire, Patrick Cowley, Nina Hagen etc…RECOMMENDED!

PJ HARVEY – Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea LP (Island)

One of our favorite PJ Harvey records is finally available again. Some of her finest songs ever from the early 2000s featuring a great duet with Thom Yorke.

PJ HARVEY – Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea – Demos LP (Island)

MADLIB – Sound Ancestors (Arranged by Kieran Hebden) LP (Madlib Invasion)

“Sound Ancestors” has been out in the world streaming for a few months now & we’re very excited to be able to finally stock these in the racks. This isn’t the first collaboration between MADLIB & Kieran Hebden aka FOUR TET but it’s certainly the most fully realized one. Hebden acts more as an arranger or editor for MADLIB’s beats & samples. The album has a great flow & bounces from psych-rock breaks to soulful vocal passages, a decent variety of guitar samples & some jazzy excursions all combined with MADLIB’s insane knack for digging out the coolest beats. Hebden’s thoughtful arranging gives everything enough room to breathe & it really grows on you with repeat listens. AN INSTANT CLASSIC!

MENAHAN STREET BAND – The Exciting Sounds of Menahan Street Band LP/CD (Dunham) limited green vinyl

Great collection of throwback cuts from these Daptone staples, whose dusty & warm instrumental soul harkens back to artists like THE DELFONICS, THE STYLISTICS, and ISAAC HAYES but with a more leftfield psych twist. Excellent stuff!

NIGHTSHIFT – Zoe LP/CD/TAPE (Trouble in Mind) color or black vinyl

NIGHTSHIFT is a melodic post-punk band from GLASGOW. With nods at early Rough Trade singles & angular groups like THE SLITS, RAINCOATS, THE FALL & more 

recently WARPAINT. 

STEREOLAB – Electrically Possessed: Switched On Vol. 4 3LP/2CD (Warp) #’D mirriboard edition for both formats; LP is very limited!

We are all blessed to receive a fourth installment of the mighty STEREOLABs “Switched On” series after over twenty years since volume three, “Aluminum Tunes”. Featuring rare cuts from 1995 up through 2008, this is an expansive and wide-ranging collection that is sure to remain floating around in your head. MAGNIFIQUE!

NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE – Way Down in the Rust Bucket 4LP/4LP deluxe edition/2CD (Reprise)

2021 is set to be possibly the biggest year yet for Neil’s archive releases. We know of at least 3 that are coming & there are likely more. This 4LP set features the earliest live recordings of the “Ragged Glory” tunes in front of an intimate crowd in 1990. The recordings are raw & excellent sounding. RECOMMENDED!

OTHER IMPORTANT NEW RELEASES

ALTIN GUN – Yol LP (ATO) limited color or black vinyl

JULIEN BAKER – Little Oblivions LP/CD (Matador) limited color or black vinyl

BLACK CROWES – Shake Your Money Maker LP/2CD remastered

BLANCK MASS – In Ferneaux LP/CD (Sacred Bones) color or black vinyl

BRIJEAN – Feelings LP/CD (Ghostly) color or black vinyl

RAY CHARLES – Best of Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years 2LP (Atlantic)

ALICE COOPER – Detroit Stories LP/CD (Ear Music)

DEFTONES – White Pony: 20th Anniversary Edition 2LP/2CD box set (Reprise)

JIMMY EDGAR – Cheetah Bend LP (Innovative Leisure)

FLEETWOOD MAC – Mr. Wonderful LP (Blue Horizon)

FLEETWOOD MAC – Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac LP (Blue Horizon)

FLEETWOOD MAC – Pious Bird of Good Omen LP (Blue Horizon)

FUN. – Some Nights LP (Fueled by Ramen) silver vinyl

HOLD STEADY – Open Door Policy LP/CD (Thirty Tigers) limited indie only color or black vinyl

CHAKA KHAN – Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan LP (Reprise) burgundy vinyl

KILLING JOKE – Killing Joke (Spinefarm) black/clear color vinyl

LIL’ KIM – Notorious Kim 2LP (Atlantic) color vinyl

MARAL – Push LP (Leaving)

MELVINS – Working With God LP (Ipecac) color vinyl

MELVINS – Hostile Ambient Takeover LP (Ipecac) limited color vinyl 

MELVINS – Gluey Porch Treatments LP (Ipecac) color vinyl

PINEGROVE – Amperland, NY LP/CD (Rough Trade)

ROOSEVELT – Polydans LP (City Slang) limited red vinyl

WESLEY SCHULTZ – Vignettes LP (Dualtone)

SIVUCA – Sivuca LP (Real Gone) limited purple vinyl

SMERZ – Believer LP/CD (XL)

KARIMA WALKER – Waking the Dreaming Body CD (Keeled Scales) 

WAU WAU COLLECTIF – Yaral Sa Doom LP/CD (Sahel Sounds)

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Reckless Records 2/19/21 New Releases

2/19/21 New Releases

Kind of a slow week and some releases didn’t make it on time because of the weather

BAD BRAINS – Pay to Cum! 7” (Bad Brains)

The legendary first 7″ by the D.C. punks BAD BRAINS is available once again this time on their own label. Supposedly more remastered reissues are on the way. 

MOGWAI – As the Love Continues LP/CD (Temporary Residence) yellow vinyl

The Scottish post-rockers MOGWAI have been at it for 25 years now & this is their 10th album.  These guys are masters of creating atmosphere & considering they recorded this remotely over Zoom, it sounds like they were in the same room or at least the same building. Fans of their epic take on space rock & shoegaze won’t be disappointed. 

ROY MONTGOMERY – Island of Lost Souls LP (Grapefruit) 

The New Zealand experimental legend celebrates 40 years of releasing music with “Island of Lost Souls.”This one finds him writing deep electric guitar songs with a icy chorus sound that sound like COCTEAU TWINS songs with just the guitar solo’d out, WINDY & CARL etc…Pretty cool stuff.

YASMIN WILLIAMS – Urban Driftwood LP (Spinster)

Yasmin Williams is a 24 year old guitarist from Virginia. She uses a unique playing style with the acoustic guitar horizontal on her lap, tapping the fretboard with her left hand & either plucking the strings with her right hand or sometimes a kalimba. Drawing inspiration from everything from Hendrix, the music of West African griots, NIRVANA & legendary black guitarists such as Elizabeth Cotten & Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Williams’ playing sounds more like 80s & early 90s Windham Hill legend Michael Hedges than a lot of people might want to admit & there are even melodic similarities to some complex emo guitarists such as JOAN OF ARC/GHOSTS & VODKA phenom Victor Villareal. We’re not sure why but this record couldn’t come at a better time while we’re snowed in with frigid temps in a pandemic in early 2021. RECOMMENDED. 

OTHER IMPORTANT NEW RELEASES

ANOTHER MICHAEL – New Music & Big Pop LP (Run For Cover)

CRUCIFIX – Dehumanization LP (Kustomized) remaster

SHEILA E – Glamorous Life LP (Rhino) color vinyl reissue

ARETHA FRANKLIN – Young, Gifted & Black LP (Atlantic) color vinyl reissue

RYAN HEMSWORTH – Pout LP (Jagjaguwar)

KATY KIRBY – Cool Dry Place LP (Keeled Scales)

NURSE WITH WOUND – Merzbild Schwet LP (Dirter Promotions)

NURSE WITH WOUND – To the Quiet Men From a Dirty Girl LP (Dirter Promotions)

SLEEP PARTY PEOPLE – Sleep Party People: 10th Anniversary Edition LP (Joyful Noise)

SLOWDIVE – 5EP: In Mind Remixes 12” (Music on Vinyl) limited, numbered colored vinyl

PAULINE ANNA STROM – Angel Tears in Sunlight LP/CD (RVNG) color or black vinyl

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Reckless Records 2/12/21 New Releases

2/12/21 New Releases

BAILTER SPACE – WAMMO LP (Matador) 25th anniversary orange vinyl

25TH anniversary reissue of this fantastic 1995 album by the oft overlooked New Zealand trio BAILTER SPACE. Famous for their eardrum bursting live shows, BAILTER SPACE were a somewhat beefier sounding version of shoegaze at the time with similarities to contemporaries like CATHERINE WHEEL & SWERVEDRIVER but with a similar willingness to let stuff get sloppy like MISSION OF BURMA. RECOMMENDED.

GORLS – Fall in Love 1992-93 LP (Hozac)

Sloppy, lo-fi early 90s punk with some nods at garage from this Seattle group. Fans of everything from BRATMOBILE to X-RAY SPEX, MUMMIES & even early UK stuff like THEE HEADCOATS/HEADCOATEES will dig this. 

HIS NAME IS ALIVE – Hope is a Candle: Home Recordings 1985-1990 Vol. 3 LP (Disciples)

Third and final collection in the series of early tapes from Warren Defever, aka HIS NAME IS ALIVE, which still focuses on ambient sketches and manipulated recordings, but starts to develop more recognizable song structures that the project would mold into. RECOMMENDED!

TIZIANO POPOLI – Bruciare La Notte/Burn the Night 2LP (RVNG)

Minimal electronic music from 1980s Italy by Tiziano Popoli. Using a DX-7, Roland 909 drum machine & samples, Popoli made dark & experimental pop music that owed as much to early industrial like THROBBING GRISTLE as it did to Japanese electronic masters YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA. RECOMMENDED

PUSHUPS – Pushups is Pop 1979-80 LP (Hozac)

Heads up power pop fans! Great synth heavy pop from San Francisco that will appeal to fans of THE CARS, TUBEWAY ARMY etc… featuring ex-members of ZOLAR X. 

TY SEGALL & CORY HANSON – She’s a Beam 10” (Drag City)

Ty & WAND’s Cory Hanson team up for two psychedelic pop tunes that remind us of the more mellow side of T.REX & early Bowie. 

SLINT – Breadcrumb Trail/ Good Morning, Captain 12” (Tough & Go) limited color vinyl

This is a repress of the 2020 Record Store Day 12″ that featured two alternate “dry” takes of these classic “Spiderland” songs. The differences are subtle but there’s enough there to warrant careful listening. Light green vinyl is limited to 1500. RECOMMENDED OF COURSE.

OTHER IMPORTANT NEW RELEASES

CANNONBALL ADDERLY – Somethin’ Else LP (Blue Note) Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series

BLACK SABBATH – VOL 4 SUPER DELUXE 5LP/4CD (Rhino)

CHRIS BROKOAW – Puritan LP (12XU)

CARCASS – Reek of Putrefaction (MMXX Edition) LP (Earache)

CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH – New Fragility LP/CD (CYHSY) limited color or black vinyl

FOLTERKAMMER – Die Lederpredigt Lp (Gilead)

GOAT GIRL – On All Fours LP (Rough Trade)

JOE HENDERSON – Page One LP (Blue Note) Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series

LONGSTOCKING – One Upon a Time Called Now LP (Jealous Butcher) remastered

CURTIS MAYFIELD – Roots LP (Rhino) orange vinyl

CURTIS MAYFIELD – There’s No Place Like America LP (Rhino) orange vinyl

PUBLIC ENEMY – Power to the People & Beats LP (Def Jam)

RADIOHEAD all catalog back in stock on vinyl! 

RUINS OF BEVERAST – Thule Grimoires 2LP (Van)

RUN DMC – Raising Hell (Original Master Recording) 2LP (Mobile Fidelity) 45RPM remaster (these are almost gone!)

SPILLAGE VILLAGE – Spilligion LP (Interscope) limited splatter vinyl

V/A – Cuba: Music & Revolution: Culture Clash in Havana – Experiments in Latin Music 1975-1985 3LP (Soul Jazz)

WEEZER – Ok Human LP/CD (Atlantic) limited indie only color or black vinyl

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Reckless Records 2/5/21 New Releases

1/29/21 NEW RELEASES

JOSH ABRAMS – Natural Information LP (Eremite) reissue

2010 album from Chicago multi-instrumentalist Joshua Abrams. A good deal of the record is centered around the guimbri, a three stringed animal hide bass used by the Gnawa in North Africa in healing ceremonies. The sound of the album is a mix of African rhythms, psychedelics & 60’s free jazz. SANDY BULL is the first thing that comes to mind, mainly because of the Eastern influenced scales but hints of POPOL VUH & even DON CHERRY pop in from time to time.

JOSH ABRAMS – Represencing LP (Eremite) reissue

Second album from Chicago Jazz bass great Joshua Abrams who has played with all sorts of great acts like David Boykin, Nicole Mitchell, The Roots, Will Oldham, Neil Hagerty and just about every Chicago jazz muscian. But under his own band he really shines. This really is unclassifiable music. True music made by a true music lover. And what a great band! Chad Taylor, David Boykin, Emmett Kelly, Mikel Avery, Lisa Alvarado, Tomeka Reid, Nicole Mitchell, Jason Stein, Jeff Parker & Michael Zerang. RECOMMENDED!

JOHN CARPENTER – Lost Themes III LP/CD (Sacred Bones) limited red or black vinyl

The legendary filmmaker & composer John Carpenter returns with the third volume in the “Lost Themes” series. Along with his son & Cody & Daniel Davies (son of Dave Davies of THE KINKS), Carpenter started the series as “a soundtrack for the movies in your mind.” Fans of his legendary soundtracks & other 80s sci-fi & horror soundtracks will love this of course. 

DANNY KROHA – Detroit Blues LP/CD (Third Man) limited color vinyl!

Danny Kroha of THE GORIES pays tribute 60s blue & folk with his 2021 solo album “Detroit Blues.” Trad sounds that fit perfectly on Third Man!

ORWELL – ORWELL 1995 LP (Expert Work)

Limited edition & already out of print at the label LP release of the complete recordings by the short-lived mid 90s Chicago emo band ORWELL. The band burned brightly for just a year & then burned out & splintered into many bands over the years like BRAID, HAYMARKET RIOT, HEY MERCEDES, HUBCAP & TRAITORS. The band never made a proper album so all of these songs were released on compilations or never released until now. Features long-time Reckless employee Billy Smith on the trap kit! Fans of 90s Midwest emo & melodic punk will definitely want to check this out.  RECOMMENDED!

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Virtual Dreams: Ambient Explorations In The House & Techno Age, 1993-1997 LP/CD (Music From Memory) 

The great Music From Memory label has made some of our favorite compilations over the past few years & for their 50th release they’ve tackled the electronic music that was the response to the raves & wild parties of the late 80s “summer of love.” These electronic sounds were almost the opposite of the music played at all night raves, instead this music was for when you were coming down & or needed that “chill-out” time. Inspired by ambient & new age music, changed the sound of dance & electronic music forever. RECOMMENDED.

OTHER IMPORTANT NEW RELEASES

ANIMAL COLLECTIVE – Bridge to Quiet EP (12”) Domino

BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD – For the First Time LP/CD (Ninja Tune) white vinyl

THE BUG (ft. DIS FIG) – In Blue 2LP (Hyperdub) blue vinyl

COMMON – Beautiful Revolution PT 1 LP/CD (Loma Vista) indie color or black vinyl

EMPEROR – Anthems to the Welkin Dusk LP (Spinefarm) half-speed master

EMPEROR – Emperor LP (Spinefarm) half-speed master

EMPEROR – IX Equilibrium  LP (Spinefarm) half-speed master

EMPEROR – Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire & Demise LP (Spinefarm) half-speed master

FOO FIGHTERS – Medicine at Midnight LP/CD (RCA) limited indie color or black with free slipmat while supplies last!

RUDOLPH JOHNSON – Spring Rain LP (Real Gone) remastered

SHARON JONES & THE DAP-KINGS – Just Dropped in (to See What Condition my RENDITION was in!) LP (Daptone) RSD title available now on black vinyl!

KILLING JOKE – Singles Collection 1979-2012 4LP (Spinefarm)

BILL LOOSE – Cherry… & Harry & Raquel (Soundtrack) LP (Real Gone) red vinyl

BILL LOOSE – Vixen (Soundtrack) LP (Real Gone) green vinyl

CHARLIE PARKER – Mercury & Clef 5X10” box set (Verve)

PEEL DREAM MAGAZINE – Moral Panics LP (Slumberland) yellow vinyl

SCREAMING FEMALES – Chalk Tape LP (Don Giovanni)

TELE NOVELLA – Merlynn Belle LP (Kill Rock Stars) limited green vinyl

WEATHER STATION – Ignorance LP (Fat Possum) limited silver vinyl

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Reckless Records 1/29/21 New Releases

1/29/21 NEW RELEASES

THE BODY – I’ve Seen All I Need To See LP/CD (Thrill Jockey)

Big time return for this Portland duo. THE BODY departs a bit from the power electronics of their more recent albums, zeroing in on a live presence based around Lee Buford’s pummeling drums and Chip King’s thunderingly resonant guitar sheets of noise. Amazingly, this is one of the heaviest records in their catalogue; but more importantly that heaviness provides space to explore subtleties in the vicious crackling distortion. An absolute mind-melter! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

CLOUD NOTHINGS – Turning On LP (Carpark) 10th anniversary edition

A true lo-fi masterpiece, CLOUD NOTHINGS’ debut LP has finally gotten the repress treatment it deserves.  This is Cloud Nothings at their grittiest and most distilled form.  Dylan Baldi’s songwriting is witty, effortless, and genuine.  Although these tracks could benefit from a full backing band (Baldi recorded all the instruments himself), the lo-fi production instantly charmed fans and began to define CLOUD NOTHINGS’ sonic fingerprint. It’s all killer no filler and HIGHLY RECOMMENDED ! ! !

SLOWDIVE – 5 EP (Music on Vinyl) pink/purple marble vinyl

Music on Vinyl continues to reissue the SLOWDIVE EPs & this 12″ is one of our favorites. On this one, the band explored minimal electronic beats with their trademark verb’d & delay’d guitar sounds & the result is the nearest they’d get to a dance record. RECOMMENDED.

TRIBULATION – Where the Gloom Becomes Sound LP/CD (Metal Blade)

The great Swedish goth metallers TRIBULATION are back with their 5th album & shockingly, the final album with main songwriter Jonathan Hulten who amicably left the group after finishing the record. Similar to their last few albums, this one owes as much to goth & death rock as it does to their early metal sound. Great songs & dark vibes that will appeal to their fans, stuff like SISTERS OF MERCY, CHRISTIAN DEATH & the classic Swedish sound. RECOMMENDED.

OTHER IMPORTANT NEW RELEASES

BESNARD LAKES – Are the Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings LP (Fat Cat)

PAUL CHAMBERS – Bass on Top LP (Blue Note) tone poet series remaster

NAHAWA DOUMBIA – Kanawa LP (Awesome Tapes From Africa)

FLYING BURRITO BROTHERS – Gilded Palace of Sin LP (A&M)

FONTAINES D.C. – A Hero’s Death LP (Partisan) limited clear vinyl

MARTIN GORE – The Third Chimpanzee EP/CD (Mute)

GRATEFUL DEAD – One From the Vault 3LP (Light in the Attic)

GRATEFUL DEAD – One From the Vault 4LP (Light in the Attic)

GRATEFUL DEAD – One From the Vault 4LP (Light in the Attic)

HALLOWS EVE – Tales of Terror LP (Metal Blade) classic back in print!

PJ HARVEY – Is this Desire? LP (Island)

PJ HARVEY – Is this Desire? – Demos LP (Island)

MIKE KROL – Mike Krol is Never Dead: The first Two Records 3CD (Merge) now with bonus tracks!

DELVON LAMARR ORGAN TRIO – I Told You So LP (Colemine)

LNZNDRF – II LP (Lnzndrf)

MASMA DREAM WORLD – Play at Night LP (Northern Spy) limited gold vinyl

LEE MORGAN – Rajah LP (Blue Note) tone poet series remaster

LON MOSHE & SOUTHERN FREEDOM ARKESTRA – Love is Where the Spirit Lies 2LP (Strut) remastered

PINK FAIRIES – Never Never Land LP (Music on Vinyl)

JOHN PRINE – Bruised Oranges LP (Asylum)

JOHN PRINE – Pink Cadillac LP (Asylum)

JOHN PRINE – September 78 LP (Oh Boy)

JOHN PRINE – Storm Windows LP (Asylum)

PRONG – Prove You Wrong LP (Music on Vinyl) silver/black marble vinyl

VIS-A-VIS – Odo Gu Ahorow LP (We Are Busy Bodies) rare Afrobeat!

VIS-A-VIS – Obi Agye Me Dofo LP (We Are Busy Bodies) rare Afrobeat!

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Reckless Records 1/22/21 New Releases

1/12//21 NEW RELEASES

WILLIAM BASINSKI – Lamentations LP (Temporary Residence) color or black vinyl

The legendary minimalist William Basinski returns with a haunting album that’s perfect for these gloomy winter months. Comprised of washed-out, damaged & decaying tape loops going back to 1979, the album has a beautiful & timeless mood that will please fans of his work & maybe get him as famous on tiktok as CARETAKER. RECOMMENDED.

BICEP – Isles LP/CD (Ninja Tune)

A highly anticipated 2021 return for London’s BICEP, who’ve remained relatively quiet since the release of their self-titled debut four years ago. “Isles” is perhaps their most “UK club” record so far, mixing up broken beats with floating trance pads and disco-like vocal sampling. Really solid stuff that reminds us sometimes of FLOATING POINTS with its detail, energy and playfulness.

BUZZCOCKS – Complete United Artists Singles 12×7” box set (Domino)

BUZZCOCKS were one of the best singles bands of all time & now some of their tunes are collected in one place. RECOMMENDED.

NOTE: this set contains a mispress on single 12A; the track Running Free has Why Can’t I Touch It?; we will be receiving replacement singles soon, so leave us your contact information if you’ve purchased this set and would like the replacement as well. THANK YOU!

DUNGEN – Dungen II LP (Busy Bee) reissue 

The second album by the Swedish psych rock geniuses is finally back in print with new artwork.

BILL FOX – Transit Byzantium LP (Scat Records)

First ever vinyl reissue of Bill Fox’s 2nd album. Bill Fox started out in Cleveland in the 80s in the band THE MICE & reemerged as a solo artist in the 90s. Excellent lo-fi pop with a 60s British pop influence & similarities to fellow 90s indie rocker Elliott Smith. Fans of BADFINGER/Pete Ham solo, THE KINKS, GUIDED BY VOICES & even early BOB DYLAN/Greenwich Fox started out in Cleveland in the 80s in the band THE MICE & reemerged as a solo artist in the 90s. Excellent lo-fi pop with a 60s British pop influence & similarities to fellow 90s indie rocker Elliott Smith. Fans of BADFINGER/Pete Ham solo, THE KINKS, GUIDED BY VOICES & even early BOB DYLAN/Greenwich Village folkies etc… will love this. RECOMMENDED.

BILL FOX – Shelter from the Smoke LP (Scat Records)

The definitive version of Bill Fox’s 1997 album reissued again by Scat Records. Bill Fox started out in Cleveland in the 80s in the band THE MICE & reemerged as a solo artist in the 90s. Excellent lo-fi pop with a 60s British pop influence & similarities to fellow 90s indie rocker Elliott Smith. Fans of BADFINGER/Pete Ham solo, THE KINKS, GUIDED BY VOICES & even early BOB DYLAN/Greenwich Village folkies etc… will love this. RECOMMENDED.

GUIDED BY VOICES – Styles We Paid For LP (GBV inc)

This is the first GBV pandemic record & likely not the last. With the band members scattered around the country, the album was recorded remotely & it definitely sounds like GBV. This is the same line-up as the last few records & this is pretty rockin’, straight-ahead rock ‘n roll records from Bob & the boys.

OSEES – Metamorphosed LP (Rock is Hell)

Some more songs from the “Face Stabber” sessions but these aren’t throw away tracks. Super upbeat & energetic tunes that will just make fans wish they could see them live again even more.

PALBERTA – Palberta5000 LP (Wharf Cat) color or black vinyl

PALBERTA is a band from NYC & they write jangly pop tunes that blend elements of that early Rough Trade post-punk sound & nods at the more shambolic side of early 90s indie rock. There’s some great vocal ideas & overall they have a unique take on this sort of thing. RECOMMENDED!

SPEED STICK – Volume One LP (Don Giovanni) 

Debut album from this supergroup of sorts, featuring members of POLVO, BAT FANGS, THE LOVE LANGUAGE and THE PAUL SWEST. Songs are built from drum rhythms into nervous, angular experiments that get into some wild post-punk territory a la MELT-BANANA.

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Somewhere Between: Mutant Pop, Electronic Minimalism & Shadow Sounds of Japan 1980-1988 LP/CD (Light in the Attic)

Light in the Attic knocks it out of the park again with this compilation of 80s outsider Japanese pop & electronic minimalism. This one sort of sits nicely between their ambient “Kankyo Ongaku” & city pop “Pacific Breeze” compilations with new wave influenced pop & experimental electronic music. Fans of the Music From Memory label compilations should check this out too. RECOMMENDED.

OTHER IMPORTANT NEW RELEASES

DAVID BOWIE – Station to Station: 45th Anniversary LP (Parlophone) color vinyl

CARM – Carm LP (37D03D)

SAM COOKE – Ain’t That Good News LP (Abcko)

SAM COOKE – At the Copa LP (Abcko)

SAM COOKE – Keep Movin’ On LP (Abcko)

CUB SCOUT BOWLING PINS – Heaven Beats Iowa 7”/CD (GBV inc) 

DIRE STRAITS – Brothers in Arms LP (Rhino) reissue

DIRE STRAITS – Dire Straits LP (Rhino) reissue

DIRE STRAITS – Making Movies LP (Rhino) reissue

DIRE STRAITS – Communique LP (Rhino) reissue

DIRE STRAITS – On Every Street LP (Rhino) reissue

BRIAN ENO – Film Music 1976-2020 LP/CD (Opal Music)

GENESIS – Duke LP (Rhino) color vinyl reissue

GENESIS – A Trick of the Tale LP (Rhino) color vinyl reissue

RICHARD HELL – Destiny Street Remixed LP/CD (Omnivore)

KINKS – Lola Versus Powerman & the Moneygoround 3XCD/2X7” box set (Sanctuary)

KIWI JR. – Cooler Returns LP (Sub Pop) first press “Loser Edition” color vinyl

CURTIS MAYFIELD – Superfly LP (Rhino) red vinyl reissue

RHYE – Home 2LP (Loma Vista)

ELORI SAXL – Blue of Distance LP (Western Vinyl)

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From the First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 LP (Rhino)

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Reckless Records 1/15/21 New Releases

1/15/21 NEW RELEASES

BEACH BUNNY – Blame Game EP 12” (Mom + Pop) hot pink vinyl

These local dynamos follow up their excellent 2020 full length “Honeymoon” with this killer four track EP. Expect BEACH BUNNY’s customary spark plug guitar hooks, bubblegum melodies and tight vocal harmonies. RECOMMENDED!

ENDLESS BOOGIE – The Gathered & Scattered Vol. I-IV 4LP box set (No Quarter)

Limited edition, one-time pressing of mostly improvised live jams from the legendary NYC group ENDLESS BOOGIE. 4 LPs of lo-fi grooves recorded at sweaty late-night jam sessions with some barely discernible stream of consciousness lyrics, plenty of lengthy solos & just enough wah-wah. The trio is joined by man-about-town Matt Sweeney & his brother & maybe even Andrew WK somewhere? RECOMMENDED

PALE SPRING – Cygnus LP (American Dreams)

PALE SPRING – Dusk LP (American Dreams)

PALE SPRING is the project of Emily Harper Scott, an LA based (via Baltimore) artist that makes wonderful, downtempo electronic music with soulful touches. Her music makes us think of 90s greats like PORTISHEAD, Chicago ex-pat FIELDED & the great Chicago duo DRAMA. Recommended.

RALPHI ROSARIO – This is Ralphi Rosario LP (Cha Cha Boom!) signed copies!

Maybe 2021 will be better! New LP from Chicago house legend RALPHI ROSARIO, his first physical full-length since 1999’s “45 Miles of Nerves”, and this one gives the goods, getting heavy with vocal garage house that draws from disco & soul. On ROSARIO’s label Cha Cha Boom. SOULFUL, ESSENTIAL and RECOMMENDED!

EMMA RUTH RUNDLE & THOU – Helm of Sorrow LP (Sacred Bones) black or color vinyl

This EP was originally included with the diehard version of the collaboration album between Emma Ruth Rundle from Louisville & New Orleans doom rockers THOU. The EP opens with a fantastic cover of “Hollywood” by THE CRANBERRIES & the rest follows the post-grunge hard rock of the album.  RECOMMENDED.

KURT VILE – Speed, Sound, Lonely KV EP (Matador)

Kurt Vile steps out a bit on this EP. Recorded at the legendary Butcher Shoppe over the course of a few years whenever he was in Nashville, this EP features a duet of John Prine & Kurt doing Prine’s “How Lucky” & it’s pretty darn special. There’s also a cover of Prine’s “Speed of the Sound of Loneliness” & two new great original Kurt tunes. RECOMMENDED.

OTHER IMPORTANT NEW RELEASES

A CERTAIN RATIO – Sextet LP (Mute) reissue white vinyl, limited

A CERTAIN RATIO – To Each… LP (Mute) reissue white vinyl, limited

A CERTAIN RATIO – I’d Like to See You Again LP (Mute) reissue white vinyl, limited

DOUG CARN, ALI SHAHEED MUHAMMAD & ADRIAN YOUNGE – Jazz Is Dead 5: Doug Carn 2LP/CD (Jazz Is Dead)

BILLIE JOE & NORAH – Foreverly LP (Reprise)

TYLER CHILDERS – Long Violent History LP (RCA)

THE FALL – Take it Down to the Wire at Clitheroe Castle, Live 1985 LP (Ozit Dandelion)

HALF JAPANESE – Crazy Hearts LP (Fire) limited turquoise vinyl

IRON MAIDEN – Night of the Dead Live in Mexico City 3LP (BMG) 

GRAEME JEFFERIES – Messages for the Cakekitchen LP (Ally)

BUCK MEEK – Two Saviors LP/CD/TAPE (Keeled Scales)

J DILLA – Donuts LP (Stones Throw) back in stock!

KIKAGAKU MOYO – Live at Levitation LP (Reverb Appreciation Society) limited tangerine    color vinyl

KINKS – Kinks LP (BMG) red vinyl

POP SMOKE – Shoot for the Stars Aim for the… LP (Republic) ltd color or black vinyl

STEPH RICHARDS – Supersense LP (Northern Spy) limited cloudy clear vinyl

WAYNE SHORTER – Speak No Evil LP (Blue Note) classic vinyl series

HORACE SILVER – Song for my Father LP (Blue Note) classic vinyl series

MATTHEW SWEET – Catspaw LP (Omnivore) limited orange vinyl

MARTY TIMONY – Mountains 2LP expanded edition (Matador)

JEFF TWEEDY – Love is King LP/CD (DPM) limited clear vinyl

FRANZ WAXMAN – The Bride of Frankenstein (soundtrack) LP (Waxwork)

FAYE WEBSTER – Faye Webster LP (Secretly Canadian)

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Reckless Records 12/11/20 New Releases

12/11/20 NEW RELEASES

BURIAL/FOUR TET/ THOM YORKE – Her Revolution/ His Rope 12” (XL)

*SORRY THESE ARE NOW SOLD OUT*

A nice little surprise to close out the shitty year that is/was 2020, the first collab by these three artists since the 2011 “Ego/Mirror” EP. “Her Revolution” is a beautiful slow tempo tune with what sounds like a repeating sitar sample, some warm synths & falsetto vox from Thom. “His Rope” sounds like a minimal techno song at half speed & would fit nicely on a Thom Yorke solo record. RECOMMENDED.

HERON – HERON LP (Trading Places)

HERON was a group of British hippies that signed a deal with Dawn Records (COMUS, TRADER HORNE etc…) in the late 60’s & went into the studio to record a single. The group hated the session so they opted to record their album in nature’s studio, a grassy field. Their debut might seem a little corny in concept but it’s a beautiful album full of simple songs with incredible harmonies. Imagine SIMON & GARFUNKEL if they weren’t so square (no diss on S&G we luv em!) or PENTANGLE if they were more into the flower power thing. This is an amazing collection that will appeal to any fan of 60’s British folk or fans of Devendra Banhart, Vashti Bunyan, etc…AMAZING stuff.

YOUNG MARBLE GIANTS – Colossal Youth: 40th Anniversary Ed. 2LP + DVD (Domino)

40th anniversary of this essential piece of minimal pop music, whose stripped back, hook-laden structure would set the template for punk-funk groups like TUXEDOMOON, ESG, and later SNEAKS. This edition also includes cuts from “Salad Days”, “Is The War Over”, “The Final Day”, the “Testcard” EP and a DVD of their final show in New York back in 1980. HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION.

Other important releases

AVALANCHES – We Will Always Love You LP/CD (Astralwerks) limited color or black vinyl

PHOEBE BRIDGERS – Punisher LP (Dead Oceans) finally back in stock!

BRUTUS – Live in Ghent 2LP (Sargent House)

CHUBBY & THE GANG – Speed Kills (Partisan) ltd. yellow vinyl

FIELDS OF NEPHILIM – Elizium LP (4AD) green vinyl reissue

FKJ – Ylang Ylang 12” (Mom+Pop)

HALLELUJAH CHICKEN RUN BAND – Take One LP (Analog Africa)

INTERPOL – Antics LP (Matador) white vinyl repress

INTERPOL – Our Love to Admire LP (Matador) blue vinyl repress

JULY – The Second of July LP (Trading Places)

KACY & CLAYTON w/ MARLON WILLIAMS – Plastic Bouquet (New West) ltd. color vinyl

KILLS – Little Bastards 2LP/CD (Domino) ltd. yellow vinyl

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – K.G. Explorations in Microtonal Tuning Vol. 2 LP (KGLW) with limited paper bag while supplies last

LITTLE BARRY &  MALCOLM CATTO – Quatermass Seven LP (Madlib)

ALEX MAAS (of The Black Angels) – Luca (Innovative Liesure)

OCTO OCTA & ERIS DREW – fabric presents Octo Octa & Eris Drew 2LP (fabric)

JOHN PRINE – John Prine Live LP (Oh Boy) limited color vinyl

PETE ROCK & THE SOUL BROTHERS – Petestrumentals 3 LP/CD/TAPE (Tru Soul)

SHIT & SHINE – Malibu Liquor Store LP (Rocket Recordings)

SIR WOMAN – Bitch 12” (Nine Mile)

STURGILL SIMPSON – Cuttin’ Grass LP/CD (High Top Mountain) indie vinyl is sold out but we should have black vinyl soon

ULTRAFUNK – Ultrafunk LP (Trading Places)

M WARD – Think of Spring LP/CD (Anti-)

KAMASI WASHINGTON – Becoming (soundtrack) LP Young Turks

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Reckless Records Black Friday 2020

Here’s a list of what we’ll have when we open on Friday morning. The John Prine LP box  sets and Chris Cornell 7”shipped late but we’re hoping to have them later on Friday or early next week. Phone orders will be allowed after 12PM on Friday. Our store capacity will be reduced but we’ll try to move the line as fast as we can. Obviously masks are required and social distancing is recommended. We have free hand sanitizer at the counters. 

We hope you get what you want! -Love Reckless

LP

Monty Alexander -Love You Madly: Live at Bubba’s (Resonance Records) WICKER PARK ONLY

Alice in Chains – SAP (Legacy)

Anthrax – Soldiers of Metal (Megaforce) 

The Bangles – Doll Revolution (Real Gone Music) 

Baroness – Live at Maida Vaile BBC Vol II 12” (Abraxan Hymns) 

Jon Batiste – We Are: Roots & Traditions (Verve)

Beastie Boys – Some Old Bullshit (Capitol/Ume) 

The Beat Farmers – The Beat Farmers Live (Blixa Sounds)

Chuck Berry – Rockin’ Rollin’ New Year’s Eve (Liberation Hall) BELMONT & WICKER PARK ONLY

Best Coast – Crazy For You – 10th Anniversary Edition (Mexican Summer)

Big K.R.I.T. – TDT (BMG)

Blue Oyster Cult – Live ’83 (Real Gone Music)

Bombino – Live In Amsterdam (Partisan Records)

Dave Brubeck – Christmas Lullabies 12” (Verve)

Buckcherry – Buckcherry (Real Gone Music) 

Lewis Capaldi – Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent (Deluxe) (Capitol)

The Chariot – Long Live (Good Fight Music)

Chicano Batman I- nvisible People – Instrumentals (ATO Records)

Jarvis Cocker – Further Complications (Rough Trade)

Jarvis Cocker – The Jarvis Cocker Record (Rough Trade)

George Coleman Quintet – In Baltimore (Reel To Real) WICKER PARK ONLY

The Comet Is Coming – Imminent (Verve)

Crown The Empire – 7102010 (Rise Records)

Karen Dalton – It’s So Hard To Tell Who’s Going To Love You The Best (Reissue) (Capitol)

The Damned – The Rockfield Files (Spinefarm)

Zella Day – Where Does The Devil Hide 12” (Concord)

Luther Dickinson – Rock, Live Concert (New West Records) WICKER PARK ONLY

Dio – Dream Evil Live ’87 Picture Disc (Niji/BMG)

DMX – Best of DMX (Def Jam/UMe)

Tha Dogg Pound – Dogg Food (Death Row Records)

Drive-By Truckers – Plan 9 Records July 13, 2006 (New West Records)

Bill Evans – Live at Ronnie Scott’s (1968) (Resonance Records)

Mick Fleetwood & Friends/Fleetwood Mac – Green Manalishi (with the Two Pronged Crown) (BMG)

Fountains of Wayne – Welcome Interstate Managers (Real Gone Music) 

Ace Frehley – Space Truckin’ 12” (Eone) 

Jerry Garcia Band – Garcia Live Volume Two: August 5th, 1990 Greek Theatre 4LP box set (ATO/Round Record)

Grand Puba – Reel To Reel (Tommy Boy Music)

Grandaddy – RIP Coyote Condo #5 12” (Dangerbird)

Grouplove – Broken Angel picture disc(Atlantic)

Half-A-Mill Milion (Tuff Kong Records)

Herbie Hancock Trio – The Herbie Hancock Trio (Get On Down)

John Hurlbut & Jorma Kaukonen -The River Flows Fur Peace Ranch Records LP WICKER PARK ONLY

Ice-T – Rhyme Pays (Sire/Warner Records)

Jadakiss – The Collector’s Edition (Def Jam)

Jahari Massamba Unit – Pardon My French (Madlib Invazion)

Jewel – Live at the Inner Change (Craft Recordings)

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Rendition Was In) (Daptone Records)

Paul Kantner/Jefferson Starship – Blows Against The Empire: 50th Anniversary (Legacy) Norah Jones – Playdate (Capitol/Blue Note)

Milla Jovovich – The Divine Comedy (Real Gone Music)

Kaash Paige – Parked Car Convos (Def Jam)

Kids See Ghosts – Kids See Ghosts (Def Jam)

Curtis Knight & The Squires – No Business: The PPX Sessions Volume 2 (Legacy)

Bettye LaVette, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone Original Grooves: Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Bettye LaVette 12” (Verve)

Little Richard – Southern Child (Omnivore Recordings)

Magnetic Fields – Quickies (Nonesuch

Aimee Mann – Bachelor No.2: 20th Anniversary Edition (SuperEgo)

Masters of Reality – Sunrise on the Sufferbus (Real Gone Music)

Alanis Morissette – Live at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, 2020 (Rhino)

Motorhead – Ace of Spades 12” (Sanctuary/BMG)

Motörhead – On Parole (Expanded and Remastered) (Parlophone)

My Chemical Romance – Life on the Murder Scene (Reprise)

Fred Neil – 38 MacDougal (Delmore Recordings) BELMONT & WICKER PARK ONLY

Willie Nelson –  Live at Austin City Limits 1976 (Legacy)

Norma Jean – Meridional (Concord/Craft)

Ol’ Dirty Bastard – Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version (The Instrumentals) (Rhino)

Painted Shield – Painted Shield (Loosegroove)

John Prine – Asylum Years box set (Rhino) these shipped late. Hoping for early next week

Lou Reed Live At Alice Tully Hall – January 27, 1973 – 2nd Show Legacy

Lou Reed – Magic and Loss (Sire)

Sonny Rollins – Rollins In Holland: The 1967 Studio & Live Recordings (Resonance Records)

The Rolling Stones – Let It Bleed (Collector’s Edition) (ABKCO) hand poured color vinyl

Elliott Smith – Elliott Smith Alternate Versions (Kill Rock Stars)

Snoop Doggy Dogg – Doggystyle picture disc (Death Row)

The Stranglers – Peaches: The Very Best of the Stranglers (Parlophone) 

Sunn O))) – Flight of the Behemoth (Southern Lord) very limited

Corey Taylor/Dead Boys – All This And More (Side by Side) Elektra 12″ WICKER PARK ONLY

Tesla – The Great Radio Controversy (LMLR) very limited

U2 Boy – 40th Anniversary Edition (Island)

Uncle Tupelo – Live at Lounge Ax – March 24, 1994 (dBpm)

Various Artists – Fraggle Rock: Rock On Lakeshore Records 10″ 

Various Artists – Afrikan Blood Studio One LP 1500

Various Artists – Jazz Dispensary: Orange Sunset (Concord)

Various Artists – The End Is At Hand: Jesus People Music (Vol. 1) (ORG)

Volbeat Hokus – Bonus Republic (Vertigo) BELMONT ONLY

WAR – Greatest Hits (Rhino) 

Grover Washington Jr. – Grover Live (Lightyear) WICKER PARK ONLY

The Weeknd – After Hours (Remixes) (XO/Republic)

Barney Wilen – Barney and Tete: Grenoble ’88 (Elemental Music) WICKER PARK ONLY

Brian Wilson & Van Dyke Parks – Orange Crate Instrumentals Omnivore Recordings

Jonathan Wilson – Rare Blur 12” (BMG) WICKER PARK ONLY 

Various Artists – Dr. Demento First Century Dementia: The Oldest Novelty Records of All Time (Liberation Hall) BELMONT & WICKER PARK ONLY

7”S

Bilal & Nikki Jean – Black Coffee in Bed (Yep Roc)

Doyle Bramhall II – Be Here Now (feat. Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks) (Surfdog) WICKER PARK ONLY

Nick Cave/ Peaches – Cosmic Dancer (BMG)

Chris Cornell – Patience (IGA) These shipped late but hopefully they’ll be here on Friday.

Jon Daly – Abracadabralifornia (Northern Spy)

DeLugg, Milton & The Little Eskimos /The Fleshtones – Santa Claus Conquers The Martians – Hooray For Santa Claus (Modern Harmonic)

David Gilmour – Yes I Have Ghosts (David Gilmour)

Vince Guaraldi Trio – Christmas Time Is Here (Concord)

George Harrison – My Sweet Lord (Capitol/UMe) 

Juliana Hatfield – Christmas Cactus (American Laundromat)

Hootie & The Blowfish – Losing My Religion (Capitol Records)

Puscifer – Apocalyptical (BMG)

Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood – Some Velvet Morning (Light in the Attic) BELMONT & WICKER PARK ONLY

Hank Williams – 1952 Radio Audition (BMG)

CD

Lil Wayne – No Ceilings (Young Money)

Lil Wayne – Tha Carter V (Deluxe) (Young Money)

Motörhead – On Parole (Expanded and Remastered) (Parlophone) 

Pop Smoke – Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon (Victor Victor)

Pop Smoke – Meet The Woo (Victor Victor) LOOP ONLY 

TAPE

Pop Smoke – Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon (Victor Victor)

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Reckless Records 11/20/20 New Releases

11/20/20 New Releases

NICK CAVE – Idiot Prayer: Alone at Alexandra Palace LP (Bad Seed LTD)

We’ve reached that point where pandemic records are being released. Nick Cave is one of the world’s greatest performers & he should be sweating through his fancy suit & stage diving into crowds. Instead, he’s recorded this intimate album of himself alone at a piano in an empty theatre in London playing 21 songs from throughout his career. Beautiful stuff. 

CHICAGO UNDERGROUND QUARTET – Good Days LP (Astral Spirits)

After nearly a 20 year break, the CHICAGO UNDERGROUND QUARTET is reborn only now they’re spread out around the country & feature a new organist/pianist in Josh Johnson. Each musician brought in their own music which the band learned & recorded in one day. The album has an improvised feel at times but honestly it sounds much more rehearsed than it is. This is an obvious must hear for any fan of Chicago jazz & experimental music. 

FLAMING TUNES – Flaming Tunes LP (Superior Viaduct)

Gareth Williams was a member of the highly influential THIS HEAT & sadly he died on Christmas Eve in 2001.The great Blackest Ever Black (RIP) reissued this on vinyl in the aughts & it was a big staff favorite & now Superior Viaduct has delivered their version with original tape cover art. The songs are a mix of ENO-esque experimental pop, lo-fi recordings that would fit in nicely on the New Zealand Xpressway label, Eastern influenced melodies & a playfulness that may remind you of Robert Wyatt’s 80’s albums, Kevin Ayers & Syd Barrett. RECOMMENDED.

JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE – Live in Maui 3LP box set/2CD W/ BLU-RAY (Legacy)

After years of speculation about a release, the 1970 live show from Maui has finally been released. Bits of the audio have been released over the years with overdubbed drums but modern tech has allowed them to use the original live drums. It’s insane to imagine Jimi Hendrix playing to only about 400 people at the base of a volcano but that’s what happened folks. Wild.

JORDAN REYES – Sand Like Stardust (American Dreams)

Chicago’s Jordan Reyes returns with this really interesting album for his American Dreams imprint. The album is a concept record about cowboys & how they fit into the fabric of our country’s history, through our stories & music. The album starts with overdubbed vocal drones that would fit well on a POPOL VUH record. There are dusty guitars, pure sounding organ drones, detuned synths that sound like affected player pianos & distorted drone blasts. Like an alternate reality Western movie soundtrack. RECOMMENDED.

RILO KILEY – Rilo Kiley LP (Little Record Co.) color vinyl

The debut EP from RILO KILEY makes its way onto vinyl for the first time! The LA quartet would come out of the gate running, with this 1999 project displaying the twangy indie folk-pop and wry lyricism that defined the rest of their career.

KAMAAL WILLIAMS – Wu Hen LP/CD (Black Focus) limited red vinyl

One of the most unique jazz records of recent memory comes in 2020 from one of the genre’s boundary-pushers in KAMAAL WILLIAMS, incorporating breakbeat, fusion, funk and deep house into a hazy, lush concoction. “Wu Hen” strikes a balance between post-bop excursions (a la CHARLES MINGUS’s “Black Saint & Sinner Lady”) and lush, DAVID AXELROD-esque arrangements updated for modern musical styles and technology. Another superb joint from the Black Focus label. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

OTHER IMPORTANT NEW RELEASES

BARTEES STRANGE – Live Forever LP (Memory Music)

BATTLES – Juice B Mixed 12” (Warp)

MARY J BLIGE – My Life: 25th Anniversary LP (Republic)

BORIS – Absolutego LP (Third Man)

BORIS – Amplifier Worship LP (Third Man)

JOHN CARPENTER – The Fog 2LP (Wax Work) 40th anniversary color vinyl

JOHN CARPENTER – Escape From New York 2LP (Wax Work) 40th anniversary color vinyl

JENNIFER CASTLE – Monarch Season LP/CD (Paradise of Bachelors)

LUKE COMBS – What You See Ain’t Always What You Get 3LP Deluxe edition (River House)

SARAH DAVACHI – Figures in Open Air 2CD (Late Music)

DIRTY PROJECTORS – 5EPs 2LP/CD (Domino) limited clear vinyl

THE EX – Disturbing Domestic Peace LP (Superior Viaduct)

THE EX – History is What’s Happening LP (Superior Viaduct)

GWAR – Scumdogs of the Universe 2LP (Pit) limited red vinyl reissue

JUNE OF 44 – Revisionist: Adaptations & Future Histories in the Time of Love and Survival LP (Broken Clover)

KHRUANGBIN – Christmas Time is Here Again 7” (Dead Oceans) available again on red vinyl!

MAMALARKY – Mamalarky LP/CD (Fire Talk) limited red vinyl

BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS 75th Anniversary half-speed remastered LPs (Tuff Gong)

ANNA MCCLELLAN – I Saw First Light LP/CD (Father/Daughter)

ELA MINUS – Acts of Rebellion LP/CD (Domino) limited silver vinyl

NAS – Mass Appeal CD/TAPE (Mass Appeal)

STANDARDS – Fruit Island LP (Top Shelf) green & pink splatter vinyl

SYLVAN ESSO – With 2LP (Loma Vista)

PENELOPE TRAPPES – Eel Drip 12” (Houndstooth) white vinyl

WAR ON DRUGS – Live Drugs LP/CD (Super High Quality) black or limited purple vinyl

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Southeast of Saturn: Michigan Shoegaze/ Dream Pop/ Space Rock LP (Third Man)