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Reckless Records 2/23/24 New Releases

Hurray For The Riff Raff – The Past is Alive



Building off of collaborations with DUA LIPA, SHYGIRL and EARTHEATER as well as the cult success of her 2021 LP Sensational, Still sees ERIKA DE CASIER delve deep into sultry electronica and throwback R&B. Her sonic palatte is rooted in world of dance music, and these tracks end up as skillful forays into trip-hop, drum’n’bass and hip-house. But at the forefront is DE CASIER’s voice, never aggressive but always expressive in wrapping tight, hooky melodies around these beats. ABSOLUTELY RECOMMENDED.

>> HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF – The Past is Still Alive LP/CD (Nonesuch) *Translucent Orange Crush” Vinyl

After some thrilling detours into other genres on the defiantly radical Life on Earth, Alynda Segarra returns to their vintage roots-rock sound for this latest entry under the HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF banner. Alynda sounds laser-focused after a few years in the wilderness, their voice clear as a bell over chiming guitars and crisp drums. This is powerful folk music of the first order, informed by struggle and pulsing with life. Deftly produced by Brad Cook (WAXAHATCHEE, BON IVER) and featuring CONOR OBERST, HAND HABITS’ Meg Duffy, ANJIMILE and SG GOODMAN. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> MGMT – Loss of Life LP/CD (Mom + Pop) *Black or Indie Exclusive “Blue Jay” Vinyl

The mighty psych-pop duo MGMT return for their fifth studio album, and Loss of Life (“lol?”) is a little harder to pin down compared to the icy synths of their previous effort Little Dark Age or the technicolor party rock of their debut Oracular Spectacular. The sonic influence here ranges from vintage chillwave to stuffed-up 70s glam to synth punk with a collage-like pace. Great, energetic stuff from a band that’s been going at it for nearly twenty years. RECOMMENDED!

>> MARY TIMONY – Untame the Tiger LP/CD (Merge) *Black or Peak Vinyl Edition Neon Pink Vinyl

For her first solo album in 15 years (after stints with the supergroup WILD FLAG and fronting the kickass power trio EX HEX), ex-HELIUM singer/songwriter/axe wielder MARY TIMONY looks inward for a set of intricate, tightly wound folk-rock tunes. It trades in her vintage face-melting riffage & wild energy for a different kind of rawness, fresh as an open wound. Fans of RICHARD & LINDA THOMPSON and FAIRPORT CONVENTION (whose drummer Dave Mattacks very coolly guests here) will absolutely adore this record. RECOMMENDED!

>> NEIL YOUNG – Dume 2LP (Reprise) *Indie Exclusive Ltd. Edition w/ art print & lyric poster

Dume was originally released as part of the Archives Vol. II box set in 2020. The title comes from Pointe Dume, a promontory off the coast of Malibu where Neil & CRAZY HORSE wrote & recorded the songs. The sessions would be whittled down to form Zuma, one of Neil & the band’s greatest achievements. Now expanded with outtakes & alternate mixes, Dume is a new look at the Zuma era with 7 songs that have never been on vinyl before. This is as good as these Archives releases get in our opinion. RECOMMENDED!


GRACIE ABRAMS & AARON DESSNER – The Good Riddance Acoustic Shows (Live) LP (Interscope) *Magenta Vinyl

ALLIE X – Girl With No Face LP (Twin Music)

AMIGO THE DEVIL – Yours Until the War is Over LP (Regime)

ANZAK – You Seem to Enjoy Mindless Violence LP (Hospital)

DOROTHY ASHBY – Hip Harp on a Minor Groove 2LP (Doxy) *Import – Back in stock!

DOROTHY ASHBY – Jazz Harpist LP (Sowing) *Clear Vinyl – Back in stock!

DOROTHY ASHBY – Soft Winds LP (Sowing) *Clear Vinyl – Back in stock!

BAD BRAINS – The Omega Sessions LP (Bad Brains)

LIAM BAILEY – Zero Grace LP (Big Crown) *Indie Exclusive Sea Glass Vinyl

>> BARDO POND – Volume 9 LP (Fire)

ERIC BENET – Day in the Life 2LP (Warner) *Reissue – Black Ice Vinyl

BEYOND CREATION – The Aura 2LP (Season Of Mist) *45RPM

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – Unhallowed LP (Metal Blade) *”Yuletide” Vinyl

THE BODY – Christs, Redeemers 2LP (Thrill Jockey) *Clear Vinyl – Back in stock!

THE BODY – I Have Fought Against it, But I Can’t Any Longer 2LP (Thrill Jockey) *Gold Vinyl – Back in stock!

>> THE BODY – I’ve Seen All I Need to See LP (Thrill Jockey) *Ltd. Silver Vinyl – Back in stock!

THE BODY – No One Deserves Happiness 2LP (Thrill Jockey) *Clear w/ Pink Vinyl – Back in stock!

>> THE BODY & DIS FIG – Orchards of a Futile Heaven LP/CD (Thrill Jockey)

BORKNAGER – Fall 2LP (Century Media) *180g

CAN – Live in Paris 1973 2LP/CD (Mute)

CAN – Out of Reach LP (Mute) *180g, Remastered – Back in stock!

CAN – Singles 3LP (Mute) *Back in stock!

CANNIBAL CORPSE – Butchered at Birth LP (Metal Blade) *Reissue – “Sangria” Color Vinyl

CANNIBAL CORPSE – Eaten Back to Life LP (Metal Blade) *Reissue – “Green Smoke” Color Vinyl

CANNIBAL CORPSE – Tomb of the Mutilated LP (Metal Blade) *Reissue – “Maelstrom” Color Vinyl

BETTY CARTER – The Modern Sound of… LP (Verve) *180g, Reissue – By Request Series pressed at Third Man

THE CHATS – High Risk Behaviour LP (Bargain Bin) *Repress – Color Vinyl

THE CHILDREN’S HOUR – Going Home LP (Sea Note)

CONGO NATTY – Jungle Revolution 2LP (Big Dada) *10th Anniversary – Ltd. Yellow & Green Vinyl

THE CULT – Dreamtime LP (Beggars Banquet) *40th Anniversary – Ltd. Dark Red Vinyl

CUNTROACHES – Cuntroaches LP (Skin Graft) *Ltd. Green Vinyl

>> LUCY DACUS – Historian LP (Matador) *Back in stock!


>> WILLIAM DOYLE – Springs Eternal LP (Tough Love) *”Eternal” Blue Vinyl

DRIPPING DECAY – Ripping Remains 12″ (Satanik Royalty) *Yellow & Lime Green Splatter Vinyl

KEVIN DRUMM – OG23 LP (Streamline) ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

DUMBO GETS MAD – Levitation Sessions LP (Reverberation Appreciation Society) *Ltd. Color Vinyl

BOB DYLAN – Good as I Been to You (Mobile Fidelity) *Original Master Recording – MOFI Super Vinyl

>> EINSTURZENDE NEUBAUTEN – Ende Neu LP (Potomak) *Import, Reissue – Back in stock!

EL PERRO DEL MAR – Big Anonymous LP (City Slang)

>> ESPER HOUSE – Ghost Blood CD-R (Self) *Featuring Reckless employee Kyle Freeze! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> EYE FLYS – Eye Flys LP/CD (Thrill Jockey) *Red Vinyl

>> BILL FAY GROUP – Tomorrow Tomorrow & Tomorrow LP (Dead Oceans) *Reissue

BRUNHILD FERRARI – ExtérieurJour LP (Streamline)

>> FILMMAKER – Hollywood Cult 2LP (Veyl)

STAN GETZ & BILL EVANS – Previously Unreleased Recordings LP (Verve) *180g, Reissue – Acoustic Sounds Series

GHOST – Ghost/ Second Time Around/ Temple Stone LPs (Drag City) *Reissues, sold separately

GHOST FUNK ORCHESTRA – A Trip to the Moon LP/CD/CS (Colemine) *Black or Sea Glass Black Swirl Vinyl w/ patch available with purchase while supplies last

ASTRUD GILBERTO – Look to the Rainbow LP (Verve) *180g, Reissue – By Request Series pressed at Third Man

GLITTERER – Rationale LP (Epitaph)

>> EDDIE HAZEL – Games, Dames & Guitar Thangs LP (Real Gone) *Ltd. Electric Blue Vinyl – Back in stock!

HEAVENLY – The Decline & Fall of Heavenly LP (Skep Wax) *Reissue – Indie Exclusive Edition

>> TIM HECKER – Harmony in Ultraviolet 2LP (Kranky) *Back in stock!

>> TIM HECKER – Ravedeath, 1972 2LP (Kranky) *Back in stock!

HELLHAMMER – Apocalyptic Raids LP (BMG) *Remastered w/ bonus tracks, a book & posters – Red Vinyl

HULDER – Godslastering LP (20 Buck Spin) *Green/Silver Vinyl

I DON’T KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME – Gloom Division LP (Concord)

IKE YARD –1982 LP (Dark Entries)

INTEGRITY – All Death is Mine: Total Domination LP (Relapse) *Golden Nugget Vinyl

NATALIE JANE – Where Am I LP (Capitol)

>> JIM JONES & THE KOOL-ADE KIDS – Trust Me… LP (Dark Descent) *Reissue

JOB FOR A COWBOY – Moon Healer LP (Metal Blade) *Purple w/ Black Smoke Vinyl

KHALID – American Teen 2LP (RCA) *Back in stock!

KING DIAMOND – Masquerade of Madness LP (Metal Blade) *Bone Vinyl

FELA KUTI – Ikoyi Blindness LP (Knitting Factory) *Reissue – Ltd. White Vinyl

FELA KUTI – O.D.O.O. (aka Overtake Don Overtake Overtake) LP (Knitting Factory) *Reissue – Ltd. Green Vinyl

FELA KUTI – Original Sufferhead LP (Knitting Factory) *Reissue – Ltd. Light Green Vinyl

LE SSERAFIM – Easy [3rd Mini Album] CD (Source Music) *Vol. 1 BALMY FLEX, Vol. 2 FEATHERLY LOTUS, and Vol. 3 SHEER MYRRH all available (sold separately)

>> MJ LENDERMAN – Boat Songs LP (Dear Life) *Back in stock!

LIL WAYNE – I am Music 2LP (Young Money) *2023 Greatest Hits comp now available on vinyl

>> LOSCIL / LAWRENCE ENGLISH – Colours of Air 2LP (Kranky) *Back in stock!

CORB LUND – El Viejo LP (New West) *Indie Exclusive Clear w/ Black & White Splatter Vinyl

MAGNETIC FIELDS – 69 Love Songs 6×10″ Box (Merge) *25th Anniversary Silver Edition – Silver Vinyl w/ foil cover & book

SKIP MAHONEY & THE CASUALS – Your Funny Moods LP (Numero Group) *50th Anniversary – Black or “Purdie Green Smoke” Color Vinyl

MAMA ZU – Quilt Floor LP (Thirty T igers) *Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl

GIA MARGARET – Romantic Piano LP (Jagjaguwar) *Now available on “Hinoki Cypress” Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

MICK MARS – The Other Side of Mars LP (1313)

>> MELT-BANANA – Fetch LP (A-Zap) *Finally back in stock!

>> MICROSTORIA – init ding + _snd 2LP (Thrill Jockey) *Remastered – Ltd. Color Vinyl

MILITARIE GUN – Life Under the Gun LP (Loma Vista) *1st Press, Blue Vinyl – Signed copies now available! (WP only)

>> MINT MILE – Roughrider LP (Comedy Minus One) ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

MODERN ENGLISH – 1234 LP (Mesh & Lace) *Color Vinyl

MORTA SKULD – Creation Undone LP (Peaceville)

MOTÖRHEAD – The Löst Tapes Vol. 5: Live at Donington, Download Fest ’08 2LP (BMG) *Yellow Vinyl

MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT – I See Good Spirits & See Bad Spirits LP (Wax Trax) *Black, Ltd. Neon Green or Ltd. Green Swirl Vinyl w/ poster available while supplies last ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

OMIT – InSec LP (Siltbreeze)

ART PEPPER – Smack Up LP (Craft) *180g, Remastered – Contemporary Acoustic Sounds Series

>> PERSHER – Sleep Well LP (Thrill Jockey) *Pink Vinyl

PODER DEL ALMA – Poder Del Alma & Poder Del Alma II LPs (Pharaway Sounds) *Reissues, sold seperately

PONTE DEL DIAVOLO – Fire Blades From the Tomb LP (Season Of Mist) *First Pressing, Ltd. 450

POST MALONE – The Diamond Collection 2LP (Republic) *2023 Greatest Hits comp now available on vinyl

PRINCE – The Vault… Old Friends 4 Sale LP (Legacy)

PYLON REENACTMENT SOCIETY – Magnet Factory LP (Strolling bones) *Signed copy!

>> REAL ESTATE – Daniel LP/CD (Domino) *Black or Ltd. Silver Vinyl

REMO DRIVE – Mercy LP (Epitaphy)

RIP VAN WINKLE – Grand Rapids EP 12″/CD (Splendid Research)

EUGENE S. ROBINSON – A Walk Across Dirty Water & Straight into Murderer’s Row BK (Feral House)

RODRIGUEZ JR. – Blisss 2LP (Mobilee)

SADE – German TV Broadcast LP (Mind Control)

SADE – Making Hearts Ache: Live at Hammersmith Odeon LP (Dear Boss)

LAETITIA SADLER – Rooting for Love LP/CD (Drag City)

SCHOOLBOY Q – Crash Talk LP (Top Dawg) *Back in stock!

GIL SCOTT- HERON – The Revolution Will Not be Televised LP (BGP) *Back in stock!

ELENA SETIEN – Moonlit Reveries LP (Thrill Jockey) *Blue Vinyl

>> MAYA SHENFIELD – Under the Sun LP (Thrill Jockey) *Yellow Vinyl

SHORELINE – To Figure Out LP (Pure Noise) *Ltd. Violet in Clear w/ Baby Pink & Evergreen Splatter Vinyl

SIGTRYGGUR BERG SIGMARSSON – Into the Second Half LP (Streamline)

SLADE – Live at the New Victoria 2LP (BMG) *Clear w/ Blue Splatter Vinyl

SLADE – Till Deaf Do Us Part LP (BMG) *White & Black Splatter Vinyl

SLEEPYTIME GORILLA MUSEUM – Of the Last Human Being LP/CD (Avant Night) *”Rose Colored Rock” Vinyl

THE SLEEVEENS – The Sleeveens LP (Dirtnap)

SOUL GLO – Diaspora Problems LP (Secret Voice) *Repress – Yellow Vinyl

THE SPLENDIDS – Cry Baby Cry b/w Blame My Heart 7″ (Colemine) *Featuring EAMON – Pink Vinyl

ROD STEWART & JOOLS HOLLAND – Swing Fever LP (Warner Bros)

KEITH SWEAT – Make it Last Forever LP (Elektra) *Reissue – Black Ice Vinyl

TEARS FOR FEARS – The Seeds of Love LP (Mercury KX) *2020 Reissue – Back in stock!

TEETHE – Teethe LP (Winspear) *Reissue w/ bonus 7″ – Ltd. “Green Geode” Color Vinyl

THOU – Blessings of the Highest Order 2LP (Sacred Bones) *Collection of NIRVANA covers, released digitally in 2020 and now available on physical formats – Black or Ltd. White Vinyl

>> THOU – Magus 2LP (Sacred Bones) *Reissue – Ltd. Transparent Tan Vinyl

TOADLIQUOR – Back in the Hole LP (Southern Lord)

RAFAEL TORAL – Spectral Evolution LP (Moikai)

THE TRASHMEN – The Best of the Trashmen LP (Sundazed) *White Vinyl

TV ON THE RADIO – Dear Science LP (Touch & Go) *180g, Reissue – Ltd. White Vinyl

TWICE – With YOU-th CD (JYP Entertainment) *4 versions available (sold seperately) including standard, “Blast,” “Glowing,” and “Forever”

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

VAN HALEN – Live: Right Here, Right Now. 4LP (Rhino) *180g, Reissue w/ bonus tracks

>> VIAL – Loudmouth LP (Get Better) *Blue & White Vinyl

VIOLENT FEMMES – Violent Femmes 3LP/CD Box (Craft) *40th Anniversary w/ bonus demos & live tracks – LP set includes bonus 7″

WAILIN STORMS – The Silver Snake Unfolds LP (Gilead Media) *Clear w/ Blue Vinyl

WEATHERDAY – Come In 2LP (Top Shelf) *Reissue – Ltd. Neon Yellow & Pink “Butterfly” Splatter on White Vinyl

>> JAMILA WOODS – Water Made Us LP (Jagjaguwar) *”Arctic Swirl” Vinyl – Signed copies now available! (All stores)

>> THE ZEROS – Don’t Push Me Around LP (BOMP) *Reissue – Ltd. Clear Red Vinyl

VARIOUS – The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes (Soundtrack) LP (Geffen) *Featuring OLIVIA RODRIGO, BILLY STRINGS, MOLLY TUTTLE and more – “Orange Crush” Translucent Vinyl

VARIOUS – Mean Girls (2024 Soundtrack) CD (Interscope) *Featuring RENEÉ RAPP & MEGAN THEE STALLION

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Reckless Records 2/16/24 New Releases

Chelsea Wolfe –She Reaches Out to She Reaches Out to She


>> JEREMIAH CHIU – In Electric Time LP (International Anthem)

In Electric Time is out mere weeks after the release of a collaborative album from JEREMIAH CHIU with ARIEL KALMA and MARTA SOFIA HONER, but both the genesis and execution of this record was more impromptu. CHIU made a stop into the Vintage Synthesizer Museum in Highland Park, LA, with an open-ended plan to record, and over the course of two days built, programmed and sequenced the pieces that would become this record. The result is a great display of intuitive songwriting, ranging from RAYMOND SCOTT-like vintage miniatures to grand kosmiche in the mold of HARMONIA. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> CODEINE/ BEDHEAD – Atmosphere b/w Disorder 7″ (Numero Group) *Color or “Ozone Blue” Vinyl

Two of the legit first-wave slow core bands team up for a split 7″ with both bands covering two of your favorite JOY DIVISION songs. Hook it into our veins… RECOMMENDED!

>> LAURA JANE GRACE – Hole in My Head LP/CD/CS (Polyvinyl) *Hot Pink Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

The mighty LJG is back at it with another record in what’s shaping up to be a fruitful solo discography. It continues the trend started on her pandemic-era releases of paring down the trademark AGAINST ME bombast to its bare essentials, resulting in really sharp lo-fi punk & folk (& even rockabilly & country) tracks that are as raw and bracingly immediate as any she’s ever made. Chicago’s gonna miss you, Laura! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> IDLES – Tangk LP/CD (Partisan) *Black, Indie Exclusive Translucent Pink Vinyl, or Deluxe Edition Ltd. Yellow Vinyl w/ holographic sleeve & book

Bristol’s IDLES enlist the help of RADIOHEAD producer Nigel Godrich (as well as KENNY BEATS and James Murphy of LCD SOUNDSYSTEM) for a record that expands out of punk onto the dancefloor while still retaining the group’s signature cockney aggression. On Partisan and RECOMMENDED!

>> CHELSEA WOLFE – She Reaches Out to She Reaches Out to She LP/CD (Loma Vista) *Black or Indie Exclusive Transparent Blue Vinyl

Longtime Reckless fave CHELSEA WOLFE returns with her 1st solo album in almost 5 years (though she’s devoted time to great side projects with CONVERGE and MRS. PISS and scoring the film X). This new joint is produced by DAVE SITEK, who draws out the industrial, electro, and trip-hop influences that have always creeped at the edges of Chelsea’s music. The chilly electronics & buzzing rhythms marry extremely well with Chelsea’s voice, as lush & powerful as ever. Fans of PORTISHEAD, BJÖRK, and TRICKY will find lots to love here & hopefully feel compelled to take a deeper dive into Chelsea’s eclectic catalog as a result. RECOMMENDED!


>> ARMAND HAMMER – We Buy Diabetic Test Strips 2LP (Fat Possum) *Ltd. Grape Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

>> EDWARD ARTEMIEV – Stalker/ The Mirror: 1989-90 Recordings LP (Mirumir) *180g, Import – Music from the films of ANDREI TARKOVSKY

A$AP ROCKY – At.Long.Last.A$AP 2LP (RCA) *Back in stock!

AVALANCHES – Since I Left You 2LP (Astralwerks) *2017 Reissue – Back in stock!

AVALANCHES – We Will Always Love You 2LP (Astralwerks) *Back in stock!

BECK – Sea Change 2LP (Geffen) *2016 Reissue – Back in stock!

>> BIG GARDEN – To the Rind LP (Gilead Media) *Earth Color Vinyl

6LACK (BLACK) – Free 6lack LP (Interscope) *Back in stock!

BLOOM – Maybe in Another Life LP (Pure Noise) *Ltd. Pink & Purple Galaxy Color Vinyl

JAMES BROWN – 20 All Time Greatest Hits 2LP (Polydor) *Red Vinyl – Back in stock!

>> BULLY – Lucky for You LP (Sub Pop) *Loser Edition Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

CAN – Singles 3LP (Mute) *Back in stock!

MARIAH CAREY – The Emancipation of Mimi 2LP (Island) *Reissue, Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

CHROMEO – Adult Contemporary 2LP (BMG)

THE CLEAN – Boodle Boodle Boodle 12″ (Merge) *Reissue

THE CLEAN – Tally Ho! b/w Platypus 7″ (Merge) *Reissue

COLISEUM – C.L.S.M Infinity Shit LP (Equal Vision) *Ltd. White Vinyl

PAUL COLLINS – Stand Back & Take a Good Look LP (Jem) *Ltd. Blue Vinyl

>> COMMON – Be 2LP (Geffen) *Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

COOLIDGE – Condition Transmission LP (Jump Up)

CRAWLERS – The Mess We Seem to Make LP (Polydor) *Indie Exclusive Blue Splatter Vinyl

THE CROMBIES – Dance Crazee LP (Jump Up) *Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

>> DEDEKIND CUT – Tahoe 2LP (Kranky) *Back in stock!

DEFTONES – Ohms LP (Warner) *Back in stock!

DOVES – Lost Souls 2LP (Virgin) *Reissue, #’d & Ltd. Color Vinyl – Finally back in stock!

EARL SWEATSHIRT & THE ALCHEMIST – Voir Dire LP/CD/CS (Warner Bros) *2023 album now available – Ltd. Silver Vinyl

EARTH – Primitive & Deadly 2LP (Southern Lord) *Reissue – Black or Transparent Purple Vinyl, Ltd. 400

ELAQUENT – Rediscovery LP (Mello Music Group) *Indie Exclusive Orange, White & Brown Splatter Vinyl

ELLIE POP – Ellie Pop LP (Sundazed) *Remastered – Clear Vinyl

DONNIE & JOE EMERSON – Dreamin’ Wild LP (Light In The Attic) *Transparent Blue Vinyl

>> HAZEL ENGLISH – Just Give In/ Never Going Home 2LP (Polyvinyl) *Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

PALOMA FAITH – The Glorification of Sadness LP (RCA) *Black or Indie Exclusive Clear Vinyl

FARSOT – Life Promised Death LP (Prophecy)

THE FLATMATES – I Could Be in Heaven 7″ (Optic Nerve) *Pink Vinyl

THE FREECOASTERS – A Different Kind of Heat LP (Jump Up) *Pink Vinyl – Back in stock!

FRIKO – Where We’ve Been Where We Go From Here LP/CD (ATO) Black Vinyl or Chicago Edition Tri-Color Vinyl, Ltd. 300 ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

THE FUSS – In Person LP (Jump Up)

GOJIRA – L’Enfant Sauvage 2LP (Roadrunner) *Back in stock!

GRANDADDY – Blu Wav LP/CD (Dangerbird) *”Wav Blue” Vinyl or Indie Exclusive “Nebula” Vinyl

GZA – Liquid Swords LP (Def Jam) *2015 Reissue – Back in stock!

STEVE HACKETT – The Circus & the Nightwhale LP (Inside Out) *180g w/ book

HEALTH – Rat Wars LP/CD (Loma Vista) *Black or Ltd. Ruby Red Vinyl

THE HELLACOPTERS – Grande Rock LP (Nuclear Blast) *Remixed & Remastered – Ltd. Transparent Magenta Vinyl

JOE HENDERSON – Mode for Joe LP (Blue Note) *180g, Remastered – Classic Vinyl Series

JOHN LEE HOOKER – I Feel Good LP (Friday Music) *Remastered – Blue Vinyl

IHSAHN – Ihsahn: Orchestral 2LP (Candlelight) *Black or Clear w/ Black Smoke Vinyl

>> INCENDIARY – Change the Way You Think About Pain LP (Closed Casket Activities) *Back in stock!

SKIP JAMES – The Complete 1931 Sessions LP (ORG) *Transparent Blue Vinyl

THE JELLY BEAN BANDITS – The Jelly Bean Bandits LP (Sundazed) *Remastered – Yellow Vinyl

NATHALIE JOACHIM – Ki Moun Ou Ye LP (Nonesuch)

JPEGMAFIA & DANNY BROWN – Scaring the Hoes LP (Many Hats) *2023 album now available – White Vinyl

>> JUDICIARY – Flesh + Blood LP (Closed Casket Activities) *Back in stock!

THE KILLERS – Sam’s Town LP (Island) *2017 Reissue – Back in stock!

KINGS OF CONVENIENCE – Riot on an Empty Street LP (Astralwerks) *Finally back in stock!

>> KNXWLEDGE – 1988 LP (Stones Throw) *2024 Repress – Purple & Black Vinyl

KRALLICE – Crystalline Exhaustion 2LP (Gilead Media)

KRALLICE – Demonic Wealth LP (Gilead Media)

KRALLICE – Psychagogue 2LP (Gilead Media)

KRONOS QUARTET – Black Angels 2LP (Nonesuch) *Reissue w/ etching by artist Matt Mahurin

LAKE STREET DIVE – Bad Self Portraits LP (Signature Sounds) *10th Anniversary, Deluxe Edition w/ bonus tracks & new alternate cover – Cloudy Blue Vinyl

>> THE LAST DINNER PARTY – Prelude to Ecstasy LP (Island) *Back in stock!

LES AMAZONES D’AFRIQUE – Musow Danse LP (Real World)

LES IMPRIMÉS – Love & Flowers b/w You 7″ (Big Crown)

LEVITATION ROOM – Strange Weather LP (Greenway) *Black or Ltd. Tangerine Vinyl

MOLLY LEWIS – On the Lips LP/CD (Jagjaguwar) *Ltd. “Timeless” Black Vinyl or Ltd. “Candlelight Gold” Vinyl

LIL PEEP – Crybaby LP/CD/CS (Death Note) *2016 mixtape now available – Color Vinyl

>> LOGG – Logg LP (Be With) *Reissue – Back in stock!

JENNIFER LOPEZ – This is Me… Now LP (BMG) *Evergreen Vinyl

THE MACHO MAN RANDY SAVAGE – Be a Man LP (Girder) *Reissue – Picture Disc

MARTHE – Further in Evil LP/CD (Southern Lord) *Black or Silver “Sharpened Blade” Color Vinyl w/ bonus flexi

SARAH MCLACHLAN – Fumbling Towards Ecstasy LP (Arista) *Reissue

TATE MCRAE – Think Later LP (RCA) *2023 album now available

MEPHISKAPHELES – God Bless Satan LP (Jump Up) *Red Vinyl – Back in stock!

>> MEPHISKAPHELES – Maximum Perversion LP (Jump Up) *Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

MEPHISKAPHELES – Might-Ay White-Ay LP (Jump Up) *White Vinyl

MIDDLE KIDS – Faith Crisis Pt. 1 LP (Lucky Number) *Yellow Vinyl

>> MIZMOR & THOU – Myopia 2LP (Gilead Media) *Indie Exclusive Gold Vinyl

MOTHER MOTHER – Grief Chapter LP/CD (Warner Bros) *Black or Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl

LEE MORGAN – Search for the New Land LP (Blue Note) *180g, Remastered – Classic Vinyl Series

THE MOUNTAIN GOATS – In League With Dragons 2LP (Merge) *Half-Speed Master – Back in stock!

>> THE MOUNTAIN GOATS – Songs for Pierre Chuvin LP (Merge) *Back in stock!

RÓISÍN MURPHY – Hairless Toys LP (PIAS) *Reissue – Ltd. Red Vinyl

RÓISÍN MURPHY – Take Her Up to Monto 2LP (PIAS) *Reissue

THE MYSTIC TIDE – Frustration LP (Numero Group) Black or “Mystic Emerald Eyes” Color Vinyl

>> NAILS – Abandon All Life LP (Southern Lord) *Back in stock!

NAILS – Unsilent Death LP (Southern Lord) *10th Anniversary – White & Black Splatter Vinyl

NEW YORK DOLLS – New York Dolls LP (Mercury) *2020 Reissue, Ltd. Pink Vinyl – Back in stock!

JALEN NGONDA – Come Around & Love Me b/w What is Left to Do 7″ (Daptone)

OMNI – Souvenir LP/CD (Sub Pop) *Loser Edition Color Vinyl

100 GECS – 1000 Gecs LP (Dog Show) *Back in stock!

100 GECS – 10,000 Gecs LP (Atlantic) *Back in stock!

BUFORD O’SULLIVAN – Stolen Soul LP (Jump Up)

OUT OF CONTROL ARMY – From Mexico to the World LP (Jump Up) *Back in stock!


KATHERINE PRIDDY – The Pendulum Swing LP (Cooking Vinyl) *Ltd. Transparent Green Vinyl

PRIMUS – Pork Soda 2LP (Interscope) *Remastered – Back in stock!

RISE AGAINST – Revolutions Per Minute LP (Fat Wreck Chords) *Color Vinyl – Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

THE RUNAWAYS – The Best of the Runaways LP (Mercury) *Red Vinyl – Finally back in stock!

SAN FERMIN – Arms LP (Better)

>> SCHOOLBOY Q – Oxymoron 2LP (Interscope) *Deluxe Edition w/ bonus tracks – Back in stock!

THE SCOTCH BONNETS – Live Ya Life LP (Jump Up)

SIX PARTS SEVEN/ GOOD MORNING VALENTINE – Kissing Distance LP (Suicide Squeeze)

THE SKATALITES – Platinum Ska LP (Jump Up) *Silver Vinyl – Back in stock!

SLAYER – Show No Mercy LP (Metal Blade) *40th Anniversary, Remastered Special Edition – Ltd. Gold “Black Dust” Vinyl w/ book, slipmat, poster, flyers & signing card

>> THE SMILE – Wall of Eyes LP (XL) *Indie Exclusive Blue Vinyl – Back in stock!

SPARROW SLEEPS – Take This to Your Crib 2LP (Smart Punk) *Lullaby renditions of FALL OUT BOY’s Take This to Your Grave – Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl, Ltd. 500

SONIC YOUTH – A Thousand Leaves LP (Geffen) *2016 Remaster – Back in stock!

SONS OF KEMET – Black to the Future 2LP (Impulse) *Back in stock!


SUN RA – Outer Spaceways Incorporated LP (ORG) *Metallic Gold Vinyl

SUNN O))) – Altar 2LP (Southern Lord) *180g, Reissue w/ book & poster – Black or Yellow Vinyl, Ltd. 300

TECHNO ANIMAL – The Brotherhood of the Bomb 2LP (Relapse) *Reissue – Forest Green & Blood Red Vinyl, Ltd. 1500

TEENAGE BOTTLEROCKET – Sick Sesh! LP (Fat Wreck Chords) *Back in stock!

THE TOASTERS – Skaboom LP (Jump Up) *Reissue – Back in stock!

THE TOASTERS – 2 Tone Army LP (Jump Up) *Reissue, Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

21 SAVAGE & METRO BOOMIN – Savage Mode II LP (Slaughter Gang) *Red Vinyl – Back in stock!

TWISTA – Kamikaze 2LP (Atlantic) *Reissue – Burnt Orange Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

U2 – U218 Singles 2LP (Music Rising) *Import – Back in stock!

ALAN VEGA – Just a Million Dreams LP (Futurismo) *Deluxe Edition – “Neon Dream” Color Vinyl

VITRIOL – Suffer & Become LP (Century Media) *Orange Crush Vinyl

SUKI WATERHOUSE – Milk Teeth LP (Sub Pop) *Loser Edition Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

>> WINGED VICTORY FOR THE SULLEN – A Winged Victory for the Sullen LP (Kranky) *Back in stock!

YIRINDA – Yirinda LP (Chapter Music)

VARIOUS – Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (Soundtrack) LP (Enjoy The Ride) *Splatter Vinyl, Ltd. 250

VARIOUS – Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (Soundtrack) LP (Enjoy The Ride) *Splatter Vinyl, Ltd. 250

VARIOUS – Nippon Acid Folk 1970-1980 LP (Time Capsule) *Import

VARIOUS – Wamono Groove: Shakuhachi & Koto Jazz Funk ’77 (180G) *Import

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Reckless Records 2/9/24 New Releases

Brittany Howard – What Now


>> THE DARK – Catalogue Raisonne Vol. 10: Round the Edges LP (Seelie Court) *Import

YESSSSS!!! Finally, one of the greatest heavy progressive albums of ALL TIME (yes, that’s right) has been OFFICIALLY reissued by Seelie Court. This major slab features the heavy psychedelic guitar work of the legendary MARTIN WEAVER (ex-WICKED LADY), guitarist/vocalist STEVE GILES, bassist RON JOHNSON and drummer CLIVE THORNEYCROFT. This is a fantastic psychedelic boogie album with a sinister bent and a wicked sense of humor. We couldn’t be more overjoyed that this album can be heard again. GET IT WHILE YOU CAN! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> DUCKS LTD. – Harm’s Way LP (Carpark) *Ltd. Color Vinyl

DUCKS LTD. – a Toronto-based duo with roots in the Australia, UK, and Midwest music scenes – are back with this follow-up to their assured 2021 debut LP. On Harm’s Way they nail the classic CARS/STROKES trick of making every instrument part a hook – each chiming riff, bassline, drum fill, and rich vocal harmony are pure, sticky ear candy. And like all the best jangle/power pop, repeated listens reveal layers of aching melancholy beneath the sugary surface. PLUS, awesomely, this record was made in Chicago and features members of RATBOYS, DEHD, FINOM and MOONTYPE. Really good stuff – HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> BRITTANY HOWARD – What Now LP (Island) *Translucent Yellow Vinyl

BRITTANY HOWARD returns with her second solo LP removed from ALABAMA SHAKES. For What Now, she taps into the same wells of influence that BEYONCÉ did for Renaissance – glitchy funk, warm R&B, and euphoric house – for a set of songs equally as resilient. Throughout she proves her bonafides not just as a powerhouse singer but also as a truly incredible guitarist – one of our best living, no doubt about it. This is just one more brilliant release from an artist who is building up an absolutely towering body of work… HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> HELADO NEGRO – Phasor LP/CD (4AD)

Roberto Carlos Lange follows up his expansive double LP Far In with a tighter collection of songs that draw influence from atmospheric kosmiche ambience (a direct reference to PAULINE OLIVEROS in the album’s opener) and tight, prominent grooves. For fans of SAULT, CATE LE BON & even STEREOLAB. RECOMMENDED!

>> DAVID NANCE & MOWED SOUND – David Nance & Mowed Sound LP (Third Man) *Black or Color Vinyl

Highly prolific journeyman songwriter/guitarist DAVID NANCE has banded together a Crazy Horse of his own in MOWED SOUND for this S/T’d “debut” LP, his first on JACK WHITE’s Third Man Records. Together they conjure up a set full of freewheeling boogie, cosmic Americana & greased-up psych with motorik grooves that throb & pulse hypnotically, evoking ghosts of Afrobeat, raga & CAN as much as classic ZZ TOP or ALLMAN BROS. A thrilling listen that will make you wanna trade in your wings on some wheels, hit the pavement & find some desert to go flying by… RECOMMENDED!

>> STEVE ROACH – Structures From Silence LP (Projekt) *2024 Remaster – Color Vinyl

Much appreciated reissue of this ambient/new age classic by Steve Roach. Originally released in 1984, this album is now regarded as one of the most important releases in the ambient genre & it sounds incredibly modern today as many artists now are exploring similar territory that Roach did over 30 years ago. ENO, VANGELIS & SCHULZE are solid comparisons but Roach was pushing his synth textures into a realm that still sounds fresh. Fans of the previously mentioned ambient giants as well as contemporaries like ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER & Steve Hauschildt will want to check this out. RECOMMENDED!

>> SONIC YOUTH – Walls Have Ears LP/CD (Goofin’) *Black or Ltd. Silver Vinyl

Walls Have Ears was originally released as an artist sanctioned “unofficial” release in 1986 & has been highly sought after ever since. The legendary LP featured material taken from 3 UK shows spliced together with sound collage & experimental sections that set it above your typical bootleg release. The lo-fi recordings really put you in the room with the band & the Bad Moon Rising heavy tracklist mixed with in-process/pre Evol tunes hits about as hard as you’d hope. RECOMMENDED!


A$AP FERG – Trap Lord 2LP (Legacy) *Reissue w/ new artwork & poster

AALIYAH – Aaliyah 2LP (Blackground) *Reissue – Back in stock!

>> AKITSA – Devenir le diable LP (Hospital)

THE AMERICAN ANALOG SET – New Drifters 5LP Box (Numero Group) *Ltd. Green & White Split Vinyl

CHET BAKER – In Milan LP (Destination Moon) *Clear Vinyl

>> BEACH BUNNY – Emotional Creature LP (Mom + Pop) *Orange & Yellow Marbled Vinyl – Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> BEACH BUNNY – Honeymoon LP (Mom + Pop) *Blue Vinyl w/ poster – Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> BEACH BUNNY – Prom Queen/ Sports LP (Mom + Pop) *Pink Vinyl – Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> BIG THIEF – Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You 2LP (4AD) *Back in stock!

BLACK TRUTH RHYTHM BAND – Ifetayo “Love Excells All” LP (Soundway) *Remastered

BOOT CAMP CLIK – The Last Stand 2LP (Duck Down) *Reissue

>> JAIMIE BRANCH – Fly or Die Fly or Die Fly or Die ((world war)) LP (International Anthem) *Back in stock!

BRITISH SEA POWER – Do You Like Rock Music? 2LP (Rough Trade) *15th Anniversary, Expanded Edition – Orange & Picture Disc Vinyl

MEL BROWN – Chicken Fat LP (Jackpot) *Remastered – Ltd. Color Vinyl

>> BURIAL – Dreamfear/ Boy Sent From Above 12″ (XL)

THE CHISEL – What a Fucking Nightmare LP (Pure Noise)

COAL CHAMBER – Coal Chamber LP (Round Hill) *Reissue

COAL CHAMBER – Chamber Music LP (Round Hill) *Reissue

SAM COOKE – Sam Cooke’s SAR Records Story 1959-1965 4LP Box (ABKCO)

KAREN DALTON – It’s So Hard to Tell Who’s Going to Love You the Best LP (Light In The Attic) *Remastered

>> DANGER MOUSE & BLACK THOUGHT – Cheat Codes LP (BMG) *Back in stock!

DANGER MOUSE – From Man to Mouse LP (Lasgo) *Import – w/ Banksy sleeve

>> CHARLÈNE DARLING – La Porte LP (Disciples)

>> MILES DAVIS – Ascenseur Pour L’échafaud LP (Fontana) 180g, Reissue

MADI DIAZ – Weird Faith LP/CD (Anti-) *Black or Ltd. Color Vinyl

>> DISSIMULATOR – Lower Form Resistance LP (20 Buck Spin) *Black or Silver/ Blood Red Merge Color Vinyl

DON CABALLERO – American Don 2LP (Touch & Go) *Reissue – Purple Vinyl

EMINEM – Marshall Mathers LP2 4LP Box (Aftermath) *10th Anniversary – Deluxe Edition w/ bonus tracks & alternate cover

BILL EVANS TRIO – Waltz for Debby LP (DOL) *Import – Blue Vinyl

BILL EVANS & JIM HALL – Undercurrent LP (Jackpot) *2024 Reissue

>> SCOTT FAGAN – South Atlantic Blues LP (Earth) *Remastered

>> THE FIX – At the Speed of Twisted Thought LP (Touch & Go) *Back in stock!

THE FLYING BURRITO BROTHERS – The Gilded Palace of Sin LP (A&M) *Reissue – Back in stock!

FRANZ FERDINAND – Franz Ferdinand LP (Domino) *20th Anniversary – Ltd. Black & Orange Swirl Vinyl

FUNKADELIC – Standing on the Verge of Getting it On LP (Westbound) *Import, Reissue – Back in stock!

FUTUREBIRDS & CARL BROEMEL – …Thanks Y’all 3LP (No Coincidence)

GBH – City Babys Revenge LP (Radiation) *Import, Reissue – Back in stock!

THE GERMS – The Whisky/ The Hong Kong Cafe 78-79 LP (Cleopatra) *Ltd. Blue Vinyl

ASTRUD GILBERTO – Gilberto With Turrentine LP (Endless Happiness) *Import, Reissue

ASTRUD GILBERTO – I Haven’t Got Anything Better to Do LP (Endless Happiness) *Import, Reissue

GLASS BEACH – Plastic Death 2LP/CD/CS (Run For Cover) *January release now available – Orange Vinyl

>> GREY FACTOR – 1979-1980 A.D. – Complete Studio Recordings LP (Damaged Disco)

HANDSOME BOY MODELING SCHOOL – So… How’s Your Girl? LP (Tommy Boy) *RSD 2022 Reissue – Back in stock!

FRANÇOISE HARDY – Françoise Hardy With Ezio Leoni & His Orchestra LP (Saar) *Import – Green Vinyl

>> DJ HARRISON – Shades of Yesterday LP (Stones Throw)

MAYA HAWKE – Blush LP (Mom + Pop) *Back in stock!

MAYA HAWKE – Moss LP (Mom + Pop) *Orange Vinyl – Back in stock!

JOE HISAISHI – Castle in the Sky (Soundtrack) LP (Studio Ghibli) *Japanese Import – Back in stock!

JOE HISAISHI – Howl’s Moving Castle (Soundtrack) 2LP (Studio Ghibli) *Japanese Import – Back in stock!

JOE HISAISHI – Kiki’s Delivery Service (Soundtrack) LP (Studio Ghibli) *Japanese Import – Back in stock!

JOE HISAISHI – Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea (Soundtrack) 2LP (Studio Ghibli) *Japanese Import – Back in stock!

JOE HISAISHI – Princess Mononoke (Soundtrack) 2LP (Studio Ghibli) *Japanese Import – Back in stock!

JOE HISAISHI – The Wind Rises (Soundtrack) 2LP (Studio Ghibli) *Japanese Import – Back in stock!

THE HOLD STEADY – Stay Positive 2LP (Vagrant) *2024 Reissue

>> HULDER – Verses in Oath LP/CD (20 Buck Spin) *Black or Bone/ Gold Merge Color Vinyl

OLUKO IMO – Oduduwa 12″ (Soundway) *Remastered

RAFAEL ANTON IRISARRI – Midnight Colours LP (Black Knoll)

ITASCA – Imitation of War LP/CD (Paradise Of Bachelor)

ITZY – Born to Be CD (JYP Entertainment) *Versions A B & C available, sold separately

JAYE JAYLE – The Thing About the Fire 7″ (Pelagic)

>> JIM JONES & THE KOOL-ADE KIDS – Trust Me… LP/CD (Dark Descent) *Reissue

YOKO KANNO & SEATBELTS – Cowboy Bebop: The Real Folk Blues Legends 2LP (Milan) *Red Vinyl

YOKO KANNO & SEATBELTS – Cowboy Bebop: Songs for the Cosmic Sofa LP (Milan) *Blue Vinyl

KAZI & MADLIB – Blackmarket Seminar 2LP (Below System)

THE KILLERS – Day & Age LP (Island) *2017 Reissue – Back in stock!

THE KILLERS – Direct Hits 2LP (Island) *2017 Reissue – Back in stock!

THE KILLERS – Sawdust 2LP (Island) *2017 Reissue – Back in stock!

THE KILLERS – Wonderful Wonderful LP (Island) *Back in stock!

KING CRIMSON – Starless & Bible Black LP (Panegyric) *200g, Reissue – Back in stock!

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – Live in Chicago 2023 8LP Box (Reverberation Appreciation Society) *Recorded at the Salt Shed June 11-13 – Color Vinyl w/ poster and book

LADY WRAY – Come on In b/w Under the Sun 7″ (Big Crown)

KENDRICK LAMAR – Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers 2LP (Interscope) *Back in stock!

YUSEF LATEEF – Eastern Sounds LP (Craft) *180g, Remastered – OJC Reissue w/ OBI

LIFEGUARD – Receiver b/w Sun Ra Jane 7″ (Chunklet) ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> LIFEGUARD – Taking Radar b/w Loose Cricket 7″ (Chunklet) *Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> DION LUNADON – Systems Edge LP (In The Red)

MAGNETIC FIELDS – 69 Love Songs 6×10″ Box (Merge) *Back in stock!

KALI MALONE – All Life Long 2LP/CD (Ideologic Organ)

MAZZY STAR – So Tonight That I Might See LP (Capitol) *Reissue, RSD Essential – Violet Smoke w/ Purple & Black Splatter Vinyl

MCDONALD & GILES – McDonald & Giles LP (Pangyric) *Import, 200g Reissue

DECLAN MCKENNA – What Happened to the Beach? LP (Columbia) *Ltd. Yellow Vinyl

MEAT PUPPETS – Meat Puppets II LP (Megaforce) *Reissue

MEMO PST – I Used to Be a Pretty Boy b/w Way Too Late (For Me) 7″ (In The Red)

>> MINIMAL SCHLAGER – Love, Sex & Dreams LP (Duchess Box) *Red Vinyl

MY BLOODY VALENTINE – Loveless LP (MBV) *2021 Remaster, Deluxe Analogue Cut – Back in stock!

MARISSA NADLER – July LP (Sacred Bones) *10th Anniversary – Silver Vinyl

NEVA DINOVA – You May Already Be Dreaming LP (Saddle Creek) *Reissue – Eco Mix Vinyl

>> O-D-EX – Breaker LP (Dirnap)

ORGŌNE – Chimera LP (3 Palm) *Yellow Vinyl

>> PACKS – Melt the Honey LP (Fire Talk) *Black or Gold Vinyl

PAINKILLER – Execution Ground 2LP (Karl) *Import, Reissue – Back in stock!

LEWIS PARKER – Frequency of Perception: Instrumentals 2LP (King Underground) *Ltd. 500

GRAM PARSONS – GP LP (Reprise) *180g, Reissue – Back in stock!

ORVILLE PECK – Bronco 2LP (Columbia) *Back in stock!

AUSTIN PERALTA – Endless Planets 2LP (Brainfeeder) *Reissue, Deluxe Edition

OSCAR PETERSON TRIO – Con Alma: Live in Lugano 1964 LP (Mack Avenue)

PINK SIIFU & REAL BAD MAN – Real Bad Flights LP (Tuff Kong)

J. ROBBINS – Basilisk LP (Dischord) *2nd solo album from frontperson/guitarist of JAWBOX

ROCKABYE BABY! – Lullaby Renditions of Sublime LP (Rockabye Baby) *Indie Exclusive Lime Green Vinyl

JOEL ROSS – Nublues 2LP (Blue Note) ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

SANDÉE – DJ Spinna & Kai Alce Present Foundations Part 6 7″ (BBE)

>> SHELLAC – 1000 Hurts LP/CD (Touch & Go) *Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> SILENT SERVANT – Negative Fascination 2LP (Hospital) *Reissue, Expanded Edition – Back in stock!

NINA SIMONE – The Amazing Nina Simone LP (DOL) *180g, Import – Back in stock!

NINA SIMONE – Forbidden Fruit LP (DOL) *180g, Import – Back in stock!

NINA SIMONE – Little Girl Blue LP (DOL) *180g, Import – Back in stock!

>> SOVEREIGN – Altered Realities LP (Dark Descent)

>> SPECTRAL VOICE – Eroded Corridors of Unbeing LP (Dark Descent) *Back in stock!

>> SPECTRAL VOICE – Sparagmos LP/CD/CS (Dark Descent) *Black or Color Vinyl

>> SPLIT SYSTEM – Split System Vol. II LP (Goner) *Grey Vinyl

TALK TALK – Spirit of Eden LP (Parlophone) *Import, Reissue w/ DVD – Back in stock!

TALKING HEADS – Stop Making Sense Tour 2LP (DOL) *180g, Import – Back in stock!

TEMPLE OF THE DOG – Temple of the Dog 2LP (A&M) *2016 Reissue – Back in stock!

THEOPHONOS – Ashes in the Huron River LP (Profound Lore) *Smoke or “Cloud” Color Vinyl

THUNDERCAT – Drunk 4×10″ Box (Brainfeeder) *Red Vinyl – Back in stock!

>> TOPOGRAPHIES – Interior Spring LP (Dark Entries)

TROPHY EYES – Chemical Miracle LP (Hopeless) *Pink Vinyl

>> TV ON THE RADIO – Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes 2LP (Touch & Go) *Back in stock!

TV ON THE RADIO – Return to Cookie Mountain LP (Touch & Go) *Opaque Orange Vinyl – Back in stock!

>> TV ON THE RADIO – Young Liars LP (Touch & Go) *Back in stock!

TZUSING – Green Hat LP (Pan) *2023 release now available on vinyl

USHER – Coming Home LP/CD (Gamma) *Clear Vinyl or Indie Exclusive “Peach Sky” Vinyl

U2 – Achtung Baby 2LP (Island) *180g, Remastered – Back in stock!

U2 – The Joshua Tree 2LP (Island) *180g, Reissue – Back in stock!

THE VELVET UNDERGROUND – White Light White Heat 2LP (Polydor) *2013 Reissue – Back in stock!

YELLOWCARD + HAMMOCK – Hopeful Sign LP (Equal Vision) *Opaque Magnolia Color Vinyl

>> THOM YORKE – The Eraser LP (XL) *Reissue – Back in stock!

>> THOM YORKE – Suspiria (Soundtrack) 2LP (XL) *Pink Vinyl – Back in stock!

VARIOUS – Barbie: The Album (Soundtrack) LP (Atlantic) *AKA Ken: The Album with alternate RYAN GOSLING cover – Ltd. Blue & Pink Splatter Vinyl

VARIOUS – “Dragon Ball” Hit Song Collection LP (Nippon Columbia) *Music from original anime – Orange Vinyl w/ OBI

VARIOUS – Flux Gourmet (Soundtrack) LP (Ba Da Bing) *Featuring HEATHER TROST, NURSE WITH WOUND and more

VARIOUS – 200% Dynamite: Ska, Soul, Rocksteady, Funk & Dub in Jamaica 2LP (Soul Jazz) *2023 Repress

VARIOUS – Wamono Disco: Nippon Columbia Disco & Boogie Hits 1978-1982 LP (180G) *Import

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Reckless Records 2/2/24 New Releases

meth. – Shame


>> DEL THE FUNKY HOMOSAPIEN – No Need for Alarm 2LP (Get On Down) *30th Anniversary – #’d & Ltd. Color Vinyl

Sophomore release from DEL THE FUNKY HOMOSAPIEN, & 30 years later it’s become a classic. Del’s first LP was put together with some help from his cousin, ICE CUBE & it should be no surprise to listeners that this second record, produced primarily by Hiero crew members Domino, A-Plus, Casual & Del himself, is a bit Jazzier & less G-Funky. Del’s got a great ear, a great pen, & an incredible voice, & if you don’t have a copy of this recOrd, you should grab this anniversary release before it’s too late. Promise you it’s worth it. RECOMMENDED!

>> ARIEL KALMA, JEREMIAH CHIU & MARTA SOFIA HONER – The Closest Thing to Silence LP/CD (International Anthem)

This collaboration between French-Australian new age luminary ARIEL KALMA and Int’l Anthem experimentalists JEREMIAH CHIU and MARTA SOFIA HONER was born at first from a meeting on BBC Radio’s “Late Junction” series, where the trio would exchange and work on fragments of each other’s original music. The initial twenty minute broadcast inspired them to expand their collaboration into a full length album, weaving together classical minimalism, fourth world rhythmic jazz, drone & sound design into a captivating collage. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> THE LAST DINNER PARTY – Prelude to Ecstasy LP (Island) *”Midnight” Black Vinyl w/ poster

UK five-piece THE LAST DINNER PARTY have built up an impressive amount of hype in their short time as a band, cracking the charts overseas and opening for the STONES all without a full-length to their name. Now Prelude to Ecstasy is finally here and, frankly, it rules. Bombastic & theatrical alt-pop in the vein of SPARKS or KATE BUSH with hooks for days, a really inventive rhythm section, and some serious guitar heroics that also line this up neatly with ST VINCENT or T.REX. Produced by JAMES FORD (JESSIE WARE, ARCTIC MONKEYS) and HIGHLY, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> METH. – Shame LP/CD (Prostethic) *White Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

Chicago “experimental heavy band” METH. are back with another heater, their second on Prosthetic Records. Shame’s seven tracks assault the senses relentlessly with pummeling tempos & harsh sonics that, in concert with the vox & lyrics, offer a stark, harrowing glimpse into cycles of addiction, trauma & depression. They channel many of the same influences as peers like CHAT PILE and PRIMITIVE MAN – i.e. if you’re a fan of GODFLESH, THE JESUS LIZARD, SWANS BIG BLACK/SHELLAC etc, you’ll find lots to love here and you’ll relish the challenging listen. Another Chi-town drop we can be proud of… RECOMMENDED!


ALL TIME LOW – Put Up or Shut Up LP (Hopeless) *2024 Reissue – Yellow Vinyl

ANGEL HAIR – Insect Immortality LP (Three One G) *Reissue – Color Vinyl

P.P. ARNOLD – Kafunta LP (Charly) *Reissue

AUTOPSY – Skull Grinder LP (Peaceville) *2024 Repress

BEABADOOBEE – Fake It Flowers LP (Dirty Hit) *Back in stock!

>> BRITTI – Hello, I’m Britti. LP (Easy Eye Sound) *Ltd. Pink & Purple Swirl Vinyl

ZACH BRYAN – DeAnn LP (Warner) *2019 debut now available

>> BULLY – Lucky for You LP (Sub Pop) *Loser Edition Color Vinyl – One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock!

MARIAH CAREY – Music Box 3CD (Columbia) *30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition w/ bonus tracks & Live 1993 disc

>> COIL – Love’s Secret Domain 2LP (Wax Trax!) *Remastered, Ltd. Amber or Ltd. Dark River Red Vinyl – Back in stock!

CONDEMNED – Daemonium LP (Unique Leader)

DJ SEINFELD x CONFIDENCE MAN – Now U Do 12″ (Ninja Tune)

MARYANN FARRA & SATIN SOUL – Never Gonna Leave You LP (Real Gone) *Remastered – Ltd. Clear w/ Multi-Color Swirl Vinyl

THE FRAY – The Fray/ How to Save a Life LPs (Epic) *Reissues, sold separately

MICHAEL GIACCHINO – Lost (Soundtrack) 2LP (Varese Sarabande) *Remastered – Season 1 score available on vinyl for the first time

JASON GREEN & THE JERK – Local Jerk b/w I Need Love 12″ (DFA)

GROUPLOVE – Hello All (Acoustic) 7″ (Glassnote)

HOTLINE TNT – Cartwheel CS (Third Man) *One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks now in stock on cassette! Back in stock on LP/CD soon…

SARAH JAROSZ – Polaroid Lovers LP (Rounder) *Black or Indie Exclusive Blue & Green Splatter Vinyl

BILLY JOEL – The Stranger LP (Columbia) *180g, Reissue – Back in stock!

JOURNEY – Greatest Hits 2LP (Columbia) *180g, 2024 Remaster

SIDDHARTA KHOSLA – Only Music in the Building LP (Hollywood) *Original score from Only Murders in the Building Seasons 1-3 – Ltd. Green & Red Vinyl

JOE LOVANO – Trio Fascination 2LP (Blue Note) *180g, Remastered – Tone Poet Series

MARIO LUCIANO & LAUREN SANTI – Shades of Mauve LP (Madlib)

J. MASCIS – What Do We Do No LP/CD/CS (Sub Pop) *Loser Edition Color Vinyl

PAUL MCCARTNEY & WINGS – Band on the Run LP/CD (Capitol) *50th Anniversary – Half Speed Master LP or 2CD

MEDESKI MARTIN & WOOD – It’s a Jungle in Here LP (Real Gone) *30th Anniversary – Black Vinyl

MAC MILLER – Swimming 2LP (Warner) *Back in stock!

THE BLUE MITCHELL QUINTET – Down With It! LP (Blue Note) *180g, Remastered – Tone Poet Series

MARIO MOLINO – Antico e Moderno LP (Holy Basil) *Reissue

MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT – Confessions of a Knife… LP (Wax Trax!) *Remastered – Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT – Sexplosion! 2LP (Wax Trax!) *Remastered, Pink Vinyl – Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

MY MORNING JACKET – It Still Moves 2LP (ATO) *Remixed & Remastered, Golden Smoke Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

NECROWITCH- Swords of Dajjal LP (Seasons Of Mist) *Black Vinyl, Ltd. 450

NICO – Drama of Exile LP (Modern Harmonic) *Reissue – Lavender Vinyl

NINE INCH NAILS – The Fragile 3LP (Interscope) *180g – Back in stock!

ORGY – Candyass LP (Real Gone) *Remastered – Clear w/ Red & Yellow Swirl Vinyl

ORGY – Vapor Transmission LP (Real Gone) *Remastered – “Plasma” Vinyl

THE PARANOID STYLE – The Interrogator LP (Bar None)

LEE SCRATCH PERRY – King Perry LP (False Idols)

PHISH – Round Room 2LP (Jemp) *Reissue – Color Vinyl

>> POST RAMONE – Sounds Like This LP (Mom’s Basement)

CONNIE PRICE & THE KEYSTONES – Uptown Rulers 7″ (Superjock)

PUBLIC IMAGE LIMITED – First Issue LP (Light In The Attic) *Reissue – Metallic Silver Vinyl w/ expanded gatefold & newspaper fold-out

PUP – Pup LP (Side One Dummy) *2014 album finally back in stock!

RATIGAN ERA – Era LP (Hakuna Kula)

SAME SIDE – Oh No LP (Pure Noise) *Ltd. Color Vinyl

SKA JAZZ MESSENGERS – Head Over Heels 7″ (Liquidator)

THE SMITHS – Louder Than Bombs 2LP (Warner) *180g, 2016 Remaster – Back in stock!

>> STRIKE UNDER – Immediate Action LP (Wax Trax!) *Reissue – Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

SUN RA – A Fireside Chat With Lucifer LP (Modern Harmonic) *Reissue – Sulfur Yellow Vinyl

TAYLOR SWIFT – Evermore 2LP (Republic) *Green Vinyl w/ bonus tracks – Back in stock!

SWIRLIES – They Spent Their Wild Youthful Days in the Glittering World of the Salons LP (Taang) *Back in stock!

3 INCHES OF BLOOD – Advance & Vanquish LP (Real Gone) *20th Anniversary, Remastered -Ltd. Blood Red Vinyl

EDDIE VEDDER – Ukulele Songs LP (Republic) *Reissue – Back in stock!

THE WHO – Quadrophenia 2LP (Polydor) *180g, Abbey Road Half Speed Master

THE WHO – The Who By Numbers LP (Polydor) *180g, Abbey Road Half Speed Master

AMY WINEHOUSE – Frank 2LP (Island) *Reissue – Picture Disc

>> WOMBO – Blossomlooksdownuponus LP (Fire Talk) *2024 Repress -Blue Vinyl

WOMBO – Slab/ Keesh Mountain LP (Fire Talk) *2024 Repress – Clear Vinyl

STEVIE WONDER – Songs in the Key of Life 2LP (Motown) *Reissue w/ book & 7″ – Back in stock!

LINK WRAY – Jack the Ripper LP (Sundazed) *Blood Red Vinyl

VARIOUS – Eccentric Soul: The Shoestring Label LP (Numero Group) *Black or Ltd. “Jimmie Green” Vinyl

>> VARIOUS – Ethiopian Modern Instrumental Hits LP (Heavenly Sweetness) *Back in stock!

VARIOUS – Industrial Accident LP (Wax Trax!) *Soundtrack to 2018 documentary featuring “unrealeased & classics” by FRONT 242, MINISTRY, KMFDM, CHRIS CONNELLY and more w/ 40 pg. book – Black Vinyl back in stock and Ltd. Blue Vinyl now available ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

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Reckless Records 1/26/24 New Releases

The Smile – Wall of Eyes


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CREDIT 00 – Midnightlife Crisis 2LP (Pinkman)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DYS – Brotherhood LP (Bridge Nine) *2024 Reissue

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

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

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

ERASURE – The Neon Live 3LP (Mute)

EXOCRINE – Legend LP (Season Of Mist)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FELIPE GORDON – No Words 12″ (Clone)

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

LUKE HESS – These Streets 12″ (Dolly)

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

ILLENIUM – Ascend 2LP (Astralwerks)

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

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

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

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

IRON LUNG – White Glove Test LP (Iron Lung)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DICKIE LANDRY – Hang the Rich 12″ (DFA)

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

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

LIL TECCA – Tec LP (Republic)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NEHAN – An Evening With Nehan LP (Drag City)

COLIN NEWMAN – Bastard LP (Swim) *Reissue

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

VIPASSI – Lightless LP (Season Of Mist)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Reckless Records 1/19/24 New Releases

Danny Brown – Quaranta


>> DANNY BROWN – Quaranta LP/CD (Warp) *Black or Ltd. Red Vinyl – One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks now in stock!

After a relatively quiet couple of years, DANNY BROWN got busy in 2023, as Quaranta followed his avant-goofball collaboration with JPEGMAFIA on Scaring the Hoes. Quaranta was written during that interim, and showcases BROWN’s more introspective, reflective side. Lots of jazzy, proggy leftfield production on this – partially helped by THE ALCHEMIST – with features by KASSA OVERALL, MIKE and BRUISER WOLF. EXCELLENT and RECOMMENDED!

>> 90 DAY MEN – We Blame Chicago 5LP Box (Numero Group) *Black or Ltd. “Super Illuminary” Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

The late 90s/early 00s was a brilliant time in Chicago music history & one of the finest bands from that era was 90 DAY MEN. They got their start in the St. Louis punk & emo scene then relocated to Chicago. Their sound was a mix of Touch & Go style post-punk & WIRE/BAUHAUS influenced art rock with a solid but fluid rhythm section & towards the end the addition of the Fender Rhodes which gave them a really unique sound. Guitarist/vocalist Brian Case went on form DISAPPEARS and FACS as well as releasing multiple solo records; Bassist Rob Lowe formed LICHENS & worked with Johann Johannsson on the Arrival soundtrack & scored the Candyman remake; and drummer Cayce Key played in BLOODIEST. Their 3 albums are included in this box along with some outtakes & Peel Sessions & another Chicago legend in his own right Tim Kinsella wrote the liner notes. RECOMMENDED!

>> LOU REED – Hudson River Wind Meditations 2LP (Light In The Attic) *Remastered – Black or Coke Bottle Color Vinyl

Originally released in 2007 on a small indie label, LOU REED’s final solo album is available again thanks to Light in the Attic. This music wasn’t originally intended for public release – instead Reed composed these pieces as background music for his meditation, yoga & tai chi practice. The opening piece is nearly 30 minutes of deep, circulating synthesizer tones that sound like a machine breathing, maybe a deep space traveler in cryosleep. Some of the other pieces are darker, almost sine wave & tone experiments that would fit in well on a COIL album. We’re really glad to be able to stock this in our racks. RECOMMENDED!

>> WINDY & CARL – Unreleased Home Recordings 1992-1995 3CD Box (Windy & Carl) *#’d Ltd. Edition w/ signed insert

Originally released in 2020, this collection of home recordings from 1992-1995 is available again in a nifty box with a signed insert! Beautiful dream pop & drone from one of our all-time favorite duos. RECOMMENDED!

>> HIROSHI YOSHIMURA – Surround LP (Temporal Drift) *Remastered – Black or LITA Exclusive Blue Vinyl

This is the first ever reissue of the wonderful 1986 album Surround by HIROSHI YOSHIMURA. The master of Japanese environmental music was selected by an architect to compose music to compliment his company’s new living spaces. Similar to Yoshimura’s other environmental classics inspired by ENO’s ambient works, the music is a meant as a companion to the space where it’s being played or heard. Percussive & melodic vibraphone-esque sounds & mellow digital synth drones with Yoshimura’s expert use of reverb & space. Fans of his other great work, Eno, STEVE ROACH & MIDORI TAKADA should pick this up for sure. RECOMMENDED!


>> JOE ACOSTA – The Power of Love LP (Now Again) *Reissue


>> MULATU ASTATKE – New York – Addis – London: Story of Ethio Jazz 1965-1975 2LP (Strut) *Back in stock!

AWAKEBUTSTILLINBED – Chaos Takes the Wheel & I Am a Passenger 2LP (Tiny Engines) *Ltd. Black & Gold Vinyl

LIAM BAILEY – Dance With Me b/w Mercy Tree 7″ (Big Crown)

BERHANA – Amén: የዘላን ህልም” (The Nomad’s Dream) LP (EQT) *Pink Vinyl

THE BETHS & PICKLE DARLING/ CAR SEAT HEADREST – Brand New Colony b/w We Looked Like Giants 7″ (Sub Pop) *”Double A-side” split single with THE POSTAL SERVICE and DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE covers

BIG BLACK – Racer X LP (Touch & Go) *Remastered – Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

BIG PUN – Yeeeah Baby 2LP (Get On Down) *Reissue

BILLOW OBSERVATORY – Calque/ Soliton LP (Felte) *Whirlpool Blue Vinyl

BIRTHMARK – Birth of Omni LP (Polyvinyl) *”Goldenrod” Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> BLACK JOSH & WINO WILLY – Today’s the Day LP (RRC Music)

BLU & NOTTZ – Afrika LP (Nature Sounds)

CLIFFORD BROWN – Memorial Album LP (Blue Note) *180g, Remastered – Classic Vinyl Series

BTS – Dark & Wild Vol. 1 CD (Big Hit) *Box set w/ photocards

BTS – Skool Luv Affair CD (Big Hit) *Oversized sleeve w/ photobook & cards

CANNONS – Fever Dream LP (Columbia) *2022 album now available

CANNONS – Heartbeat Highway LP (Columbia)

CHUCK CIRINO – Chopping Mall (Soundtrack) CS (Terrorvision)


>> DEHD – Flower of Devotion LP (Firetalk) *Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> DEHD – Water LP (Firetalk) *Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

DIRTY ART CLUB – Heavy Starch 2LP (Paxico)

>> DROP NINETEENS – Hard Light LP (Wharf Cat) *Crystal Clear Vinyl – One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock!

BILLIE EILISH – Happier Than Ever 2LP (Interscope) *Ltd. RSD Black Friday Edition w/ rainbow foil cover & poster – Back in stock!

>> ELZHI & OH NO – Heavy Vibrato LP (Nature Sounds)

>> ROGER FAKHR – East of Anyplace LP (Habibi Funk)

FANGORIA – Fangoria #22 Vol. 2: Winter 2024 Magazine

>> FAT JON (THE AMPLE SOUL PHYSICIAN) – Lightweight Heavy 2LP (Young Heavy Souls) *Orange Vinyl

>> PAPO FELIX & RAY RODRIGUEZ – Papo Felix Meets Ray Rodriguez LP (Now Again)

JERRY GARCIA & DAVID GRISMAN – So What 2LP (ORG) *25th Anniversary w/ bonus track – RSD Black Friday release back in stock!

GHOST LIFE – Afterlife of the Party LP (Mom’s Basement)

>> GIANNI BREZZO – Filigrani LP (Jakarta)

>> GRAVEDIGGAZ – 6 Feet Deep 2LP (MNRK) *Reissue

GRIM – Message LP (Urashima) *Import, Reissue

>> GOYA GUMBANI – When the Past Bloomed LP (RRC Music)

GREEN DAY – Saviors LP/CD/CS (Reprise) *Black Vinyl, Indie Exclusive Black & Hot Pink Vinyl w/ printed PVC sleeve (while supplies last – first come first serve), or Ltd. Deluxe Edition w/ embossed gatefold jacket & poster

GYPSY – In the Garden LP (Sundazed) *Remastered – Purple Vinyl

GYPSY FARI – Chi-Town Reggae b/w Hail Jah 7″ (Soundway)

MARIKA HACKMAN – Big Sigh LP (Chrysalis) *Indie Exclusive Green Vinyl

MARY HALVORSON – Cloudward LP (Nonesuch)

JOE HARRISON – Shadowboxing LP (Madlib) *Madlib Invazion Music Library Series #7

HI-TEK – Beatbox Studios 2 LP (Fat Beats)

ILL BILL – Billy 2LP (Uncle Howie) *Clear Vinyl

J-ZONE – Intoxicated Skull LP (Madlib) *Madlib Invazion Music Library Series #3

YOKO KANNO – TANK! Gold COWBOY BEBOP (Soundtrack) 2LP (Victor) *Import – Ltd. Edition

LAUFEY – Everything I Know About Love CD (Awal Recordings)

>> MJ LENDERMAN – Boat Songs LP (Dear Life) *Back in stock!

>> LIAISONS DANGEREUSES – Liaisons Dangereuses LP (Soul Sheriff) *2014 Reissue – Back in stock!

LINK 80 – Struggle Continues LP (Asian Man)

MADLIB – Flying High Instrumentals LP (Bang Ya Head)

>> JOSEPH MALIK – Proxima Ebony LP (Ram Rock Red)

ELIZA MCLAMB – Going Through It LP (Royal Mountain)

MESHUGGAH – Chaosphere LP (Atomic Fire) *Reissue – Ltd. White/Orange/Black Tri-Color Vinyl

>> MID-AIR THIEF – Crumbling LP (Top Shelf) *2024 Repress – Ltd. “Amber Coastline” Color Vinyl

MUNA – Muna LP (Saddest Factory) *Ltd. Olive Green Vinyl – Back in stock!

MUNICIPAL WASTE – Hazardous Mutation LP (Earache) *Reissue – Red Vinyl

JORDAN MUNSON – Heartless Fools LP (Joyful Noise) *Amber Vinyl, Ltd. 500

NECK DEEP – Neck Deep LP (Hopeless) *Orange or Indie Exclusive Violet Vinyl

NEVA DINOVA – Demos & C-Sides LP (Saddle Creek) *Eco-Mix Vinyl

NEVA DINOVA – Neva Dinova LP (Saddle Creek) *Reissue – Eco-Mix Vinyl

BUD POWELL – The Amazing Bud Powell LP (Blue Note) *180g, Remastered – Classic Vinyl Series

PRIMUS – Frizzle Fry LP (Frizzle Fry Inc) *Reissue – Back in stock!

RILO KILEY – Under the Blacklight LP (Warner Bros) *Ltd. Purple Vinyl – RSD Black Friday release back in stock!

>> MARTY ROBBINS – Gunfighter Ballads & Trail Songs LP (Real Gone) *Ltd. “Gunsmoke” Vinyl – Back in stock!

RODRIGO Y GABRIELA – Rodrigo y Gabriela 2LP (ATO) *Deluxe Edition – “Crocodile Green” Vinyl

MAGGIE ROGERS – Now That the Light is Fading 10″ (Capitol) *Back in stock!

>> MAGGIE ROGERS – Surrender LP (Capitol) *Black or Indie Exclusive Tangerine Dream Vinyl – Back in stock!

THE ROLLING STONES – Hackney Diamonds: Live Edition 2CD (Geffen)

LINDA RONSTADT – Canciones de mi Padre LP (Iconic) *Reissue – Back in stock!

GABRIEL ROWLAND – Gente Soul LP (Madlib) *Madlib Invazion Music Library Series #6

SELMER – Body Wash LP (777)

SILENT SERVANT – In Memoriam 12″ (Tresor)

SKULLCRUSHER/ THE HATED – Words Come Back Split 7″ (Numero Group) *Skullcrusher cover b/w The Hated original – Black or Bone White Vinyl

SLEATER-KINNEY – Little Rope LP/CD (Loma Vista) *Black Vinyl only – Indie Exclusive Color Vinyl delayed to next week due to weather

>> SLIFT – ILION 2LP (Sub Pop) *Loser Edition Color Vinyl

SONLIFE – Sonlife LP (Disappear)

>> SOULS OF MISCHIEF – 93 ’til Infinity 2LP (Get On Down) *30th Anniversary – Blue & Yellow Vinyl w/ gatefold & OBI

SPICE 1 – Spice 1 LP (Get On Down) *Reissue – Back in stock!

STATIK SELEKTAH – Mahalo 2: More Hawaiian Instrumentals LP (RRC Music)

>> KIPP STONE – 66689 Blvd LP (Closed Sessions)

BILLY STRINGS – Home 2LP (Rounder) *Back in stock!

BILLY STRINGS – Me/ And/ Dad LP (Rounder) *Black or “Egg Drop” Vinyl – Back in stock!

BILLY STRINGS – Renewal 2LP (Rounder) *Back in stock!

SWERVEDRIVER – 99th Dream 2LP (Outer Battery) *Reissue – Red Vinyl

TANGERINE DREAM – Firestarter (Soundtrack) LP (Varese Sarabande) *Reissue

TENSAL – The New Land Order 12″ (BPitch Control)

SISTER ROSETTA THARPE – Shout Sister Shout LP (Sunset Blvd) *Sea Glass Blue Vinyl, Ltd. 500

>> THYSENTERPRISE – Essential 2LP (Rucksack)


VOIVOD – Angel Rat LP (Universal) *”Monster Green” Swirl Vinyl – RSD 2022 release back in stock!

COLTER WALL – Colter Wall LP (RCA) *Reissue – Red Vinyl

COLTER WALL – Imaginary Appalachia LP (RCA) *Reissue

COLTER WALL – Songs of the Plains LP (RCA) *Reissue – Red Vinyl

COLTER WALL – Western Swing & Waltzes LP (RCA) *Reissue – Red Vinyl

>> JAMILA WOODS – Water Made Us LP (Jagjaguwar) *”Arctic Swirl” Vinyl – One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

WOODS OF DESOLATION – As the Stars LP (Season Of Mist)

YIN YIN – Mount Matsu LP (Glitterbeat) *Import

>> HIROSHI YOSHIMURA – Green LP/CS (Light In The Attic) *Black or Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

VARIOUS – Cowboy Bebop LP-Box (Soundtrack) 11LP Box Set (Victor) *25th Anniversary – Ltd. Edition

VARIOUS – Eccentric Soul: The Saadia Label LP (Numero Group) *Black or “Super Funky Forest” Green & Blue Splatter Vinyl

VARIOUS – Habibi Funk Vol. 1 & Vol. 2: Eclectic Selection of Music From the Arab World LPs (Habibi Funk) *Both 2LP vols. available, sold separately – Back in stock!

VARIOUS – Hardspace Vol. 1 2LP (Hardspace)

VARIOUS – The Music of Red Dead Redemption II LP (Lakeshore) *Back in stock!

VARIOUS – Nuggets Vol. 2: Original Artyfacts From the First Psychedelic Era 1964-1968 2LP (Rhino) *Planned follow-up to the original 1972 comp never before released – Ltd. “Psychedelic Pslatter” Vinyl

VARIOUS – The Soul of New Jersey Vol. 1 LP (Continued Sound)

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Reckless Records 1/12/24 New Releases

Kali Uchis – Orquideas


JHENE AIKO – Sail Out LP (Def Jam) *2024 Reissue

ALEXANDER ROBOTNICK – Computer Sourire LP (Tempo Dischi) *Reissue

ALICE IN CHAINS – Rainier Fog LP (BMG) *5th Anniversary – Exclusive Smog Vinyl

AMON DÜÜL – Disaster/ Lüüd Noma 2LP (Ohr) *Reissue

ART ENSEMBLE OF CHICAGO –A.A.C.M., Great Black Music – A Jackson in Your House LP (BYG Actuel)
*Import, Remastered – Black or Ltd. Orange Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

DOROTHY ASHBY – Rubaiyat of Dorothy Ashby LP (Cadet) *Verve By Request Series – Back in stock!

ASHTREJENKINS – It’s Trash Now LP (Leaving)

AVENGED SEVENFOLD – Avenged Sevenfold 2LP (Hopeless) *Reissue – Red Vinyl

AVENGED SEVENFOLD – City of Evil 2LP (Hopeless) *Reissue – Gold Vinyl

AVENGED SEVENFOLD – Nightmare 2LP (Hopeless) *Reissue – Purple Vinyl

CHET BAKER – Chet Baker Sings LP (Blue Note) *Tone Poet Series – Finally back in stock!

GINGER BAKER – Horses & Trees LP (Charly) *180g, Reissue – White Vinyl

BASIC REALITIES – Summer Love 12″ (Vibraphone)

JOE BATAAN – Gypsy Woman LP (Craft) *Reissue – Yellow Vinyl

>> BENEDEK – Mr. Goods LP (L.I.E.S.) *Back in stock!

>> ROBERT BERGMAN – Robert Bergman LP (L.I.E.S.) *Back in stock!

BLACKPINK – Blackpink: The Album LP (YG Entertainment) *Back in stock!

ELAINE BROWN/ BLACK PANTHER PARTY – Seize the Time LP (Vault) *Reissue – White Marble Vinyl

CAGE THE ELEPHANT – Thank You Happy Birthday 2LP (Jive) *RSD Essential w/ bonus tracks – Ultra Clear Vinyl

JOHNNY CASH – American III: Solitary Man LP (American) *2014 Reissue – Finally back in stock!

JOHNNY CASH – American IV: The Man Comes Around 2LP (American) *2014 Reissue – Back in stock!

JOHNNY CASH – American V: A Hundred Highways LP (American) *2014 Reissue – Finally back in stock!

CATTLE DECAPITATION – Humanure LP (Metal Blade) *Black Smoke Marble Vinyl w/ 7″

GARY CLARK & JOHN CARNEY – Flora & Son (Soundtrack) LP (Lakeshore) *Songs from the Apple musical film starring EVE HEWSON & JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT – Yellow Vinyl

COCTEAU TWINS – Four-Calendar Café LP/CD (4AD) *30th Anniversary, Remastered – 1st ever US vinyl pressing

COCTEAU TWINS – Milk & Kisses LP/CD (4AD) *Remastered – 1st ever US vinyl pressing

COFFIN PRICK – Laughing LP (Sophomore Lounge)

>> THE COLOR OF CYAN – Egress LP (The Color Of Cyan) ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

TYREE COOPER – Classic Rewind Vol. 1 LP (Upstairs Asylum) *Back in stock!✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

PHILIP CORNER – PoorManMusic LP (Alga Marghen)

CZARFACE – Czar Noir LP (Silver Age) *Repress w/ bonus tracks – Red/White Vinyl

CZARFACE – First Weapon Drawn LP (Silver Age) *Repress – “Book & Record Set”

CHEZ DAMIER & RON TRENT – Hip to be Disillusioned Vol. 1 (Prescription) *Reissue ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

RYAN DAVIS & THE ROADHOUSE BAND – Dancing on the Edge 2LP (Sophomore Lounge)

DEFTONES – Saturday Night Wrist LP (Maverick) *2012 Reissue – Back in stock!

DINOSAUR JR – Where You Been LP (Cherry Red) *UK Import, 30th Anniversary – Pink Splatter Vinyl

DISCLOSURE – Ecstasy 12″ (Island) *2020 release now available

DISCLOSURE – Energy 2LP (Capitol) *Back in stock!

>> DISCLOSURE – Settle 2LP (Interscope) *Back in stock!

DJ DEEON – Chop Shop 12″ (Chiwax) *Reissue ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> DJ SNEAK – Back to Love 12″ (Heist) ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

LOU DONALDSON – Midnight Creeper LP (Blue Note) *2024 Remaster – Tone Poet Series

DR. DRE – The Chronic 2001 2LP (Aftermath) *2019 Reissue – Back in stock!

DUKE ELLINGTON & JOHN COLTRANE – Duke Ellington & John Coltrane LP (Verve) *Acoustic Sounds Series –
Back in stock!

EQ WHY – Dance Floor LP (Orange Milk) ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

ERIC B & RAKIM – Follow the Leader 2LP (Geffen) *2018 Reissue – Back in stock!

>> FIRE-TOOLZ – I am upset because I see something that is not there. LP/CS (Hausu Mountain) *2023 album now available on vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

49TH FLOOR – Zamani 12″ (Vibraphone)

FUZZ FACE – Far Out 2LP (Communique) *Reissue

GARBAGE – Beautiful Garbage 2LP (Geffen) *Remastered – Back in stock!

MARVIN GAYE – What’s Going On 2LP (Tamla) *50th Anniversary Edition, Remastered w/ bonus tracks – Back in stock!

GRATEFUL DEAD – In the Dark LP (Rhino) *Rhino “Start Your Ear Off Right Series” – Black or Ltd. Silver Vinyl

GRATEFUL DEAD – Terrapin Station LP (Rhino) *Rhino “Start Your Ear Off Right Series” – Black or Ltd. Green Vinyl

ALBERT HAMMOND JR. – Momentary Masters LP (Vagrant) *Reissue

HELLHAMMER – Satanic Rites LP (Mortal Shock)

ERIC HILTON – Coraz​ó​n Kintsugi LP/CD (Montserrat House)

NOAH KAHAN – Stick Season 2LP (Mercury) *Back in stock!

JIMIN – Face LP (Big Hit) *2023 album w/ “Like Crazy” now available – Color Vinyl

KAL MARKS – My Name is Hell LP (Exploding In Sound) *2024 Repress – Blue Vinyl

ELVIN JONES – Poly-Currents LP (Blue Note) *2024 Remaster – Tone Poet Series

LAUFEY – Bewitched LP/CD (Awal Recordings) *Back in stock!

RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO – In Crowd LP (Verve) *180g, Remastered – Verve By Request Series ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

THE LIBERTINES – Time for Heroes: The Best of the Libertines LP (Rough Trade) *Reissue – Back in stock!

LIL PEEP – Live Forever 12″/CD/CS (Death Note)

LORD HURON & BEN SCHNEIDER – Music for The Starling Girl LP (Republic)

LP – Lost on You 2LP (Vagrant) *Reissue – Ltd. Gold Vinyl

LUSH – Lovelife/ Split/ Spooky CDs (4AD) *2023 Remasters – Now available on CD, sold separately

MARIE QUEENIE LYONS – Soul Fever LP (VampiSoul) *Reissue

MATT MAESON – Bank on the Funeral: Stripped 2LP (Atlantic)

BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS – Exodus/ Survival LP (Island) *2015 Reissues, sold separately – Back in stock!

WOODY MCBRIDE – Basketball Heroes LP (Communique) *Reissue

STEVE MILLER – The Joker: Live in Concert LP (Capitol)

MINIMAL VISION – Minimal Vision 1992-2022 LP (Vibraphone)

>> MOIST 96 – S/T LP (L.I.E.S.) *Back in stock!

FABIO MONESI – Piano Vandals 2LP (L.I.E.S.)

VICTORIA MONET – Jaguar II LP (RCA) *One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks now in stock!

MORBID ANGEL – Abominations of Desolation LP (Satanic Rites) *2024 Reissue


NEMS & SCRAM JONES – Rise of the Silverback LP (Goliath) *Grey Vinyl

OINGO BOINGO – Oingo Boingo 12″ (Rubellan Remasters) *Reissue – Yellow & Purple Vinyl, Ltd. 500


>> ONONT KOMBAR – Epitaph of Ego LP (Viewlexx)

OPETH – Damnation LP (Music For Nations) *20th Anniversary

PEARL JAM – Let’s Play Two: Live From Wrigley Field 2016 2LP (Republic) *Finally back in stock!

PLAYBOI CARTI – Playboi Carti LP (Interscope) *Back in stock!

SEAN PRICE & M-PHAZES – Land of the Crooks LP (Coalmine) *Reissue – Indie Exclusive Black Smoke w/ Neon
Green Splatter Vinyl

PRURIENT – Noise for Halloween Night CD (Hospital)

TITO PUENTE – Para Los Rumberos LP (Craft) *Reissue

ROADHOUSE – Supernatural Excess LP (Sophomore Lounge)

THE ROOTS – Illadelph Halflife 2LP (Geffen) *Reissue – Back in stock!

SAMPHA – Dual 12″ (Young) *2024 Repress – Orange Vinyl


TROYE SIVAN – Something to Give Each Other LP (Capitol) *Back in stock!

>> ELLIOTT SMITH – New Moon 2LP (Kill Rock Stars) *Back in stock!

SNAIL MAIL – Habit LP (Matador) *Remastered w/ bonus track – Back in stock!

>> SPOON – Lucifer on the Sofa LP (Matador) *Back in stock!

STATIK SELEKTAH – Round Trip 2LP (Mass Appeal) *2023 album now available, featuring GHOSTFACE KILLAH, METHOD MAN, RAEKWON, JOEY BADA$$ and more – Ltd. Color Vinyl

STEREOLAB – Emperor Tomato Ketchup 3LP (Warp) *Expanded & Remastered – Back in stock!

STEREOLAB – Mars Audiac Quintet 3LP (Warp) *Expanded & Remastered – Back in stock!

STEREOLAB – Refried Ectoplasm: Switched On 2 2LP (Duophonic) *2018 Reissue – Back in stock!

STEREOLAB – Switched On 1 LP (Duophonic) *2018 Reissue – Back in stock!

STEREOLAB – Transient Random Noise-Bursts With Announcements 3LP (Warp) *Expanded & Remastered –
Back in stock!

SUN RA & HIS SOLAR-MYTH ARKESTRA – The Solar-Myth Approach Vol. 1 LP (BYG Actuel) *180g, Remastered –
Ltd. White Vinyl

TAYLOR SWIFT – Folklore 2LP (Republic) *Back in stock!

>> TAYLOR SWIFT – Midnights LP (Republic) *Blood Moon Edition or Mahogany Edition – Back in stock!

TAYLOR SWIFT – Red: Taylor’s Version 4LP (Republic) *Back in stock!

TAYLOR SWIFT – Reputation 2LP (Big Machine) *Picture Disc – Back in stock!

TAYLOR SWIFT – Speak Now: Taylor’s Version 3LP (Republic) *Ltd. Orchid Marbled Vinyl – Back in stock!

TAYLOR SWIFT – Taylor Swift 2LP (Big Machine) *2016 Reissue – Back in stock!

>> NORM TALLEY & DELANO SMITH – Straight Up No Chaser 2LP (Upstairs Asylum)

RON TRENT – Dance Floor Boogie Delites LP (Only One) *German Import, Reissue ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

RON TRENT – I Feel the Rhythm LP (Only One) *German Import, Reissue ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

RON TRENT – Love Affair LP (Chiwax) *Reissue ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

THE TRIFFIDS – Treeless Plain LP (PIAS) *40th Anniversary – Ltd. White Vinyl

MCCOY TYNER – Today & Tomorrow LP (Verve) *180g, Remastered – Verve By Request Series

KALI UCHIS – Orquídeas LP/CD (Geffen) *Black or Ltd. Indie Exclusive Color Vinyl w/ alternate artwork

>> U.S. GIRLS – In a Poem Unlimited LP (4AD) *Back in stock!

USG – Life 4 Living LP (Prescription) *Reissue ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

THE VACCINES – Pick-Up Full of Pink Carnations LP/CD (Thirty Tigers) *Black or Baby Pink Vinyl

VITALIC – OK Cowboy 2LP (PIAS) *Ltd. White Vinyl

JUNIOR WELLS – In My Younger Days LP (Red Lightnin’) *Reissue ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

KOE WETZEL – Sellout LP (Columbia) *2021 album now available

>> X-RAY SPEX – Conscious Consumer LP (Do Yourself In) *Remastered – Indie Exclusive Clear Vinyl

YOUTH LAGOON – Heaven is a Junkyard LP (Fat Possum) *Now available on Black Vinyl

>> VARIOUS – Cumbia Beat Vol. 3: 21 Peruvian Tropical Gems (VampiSoul) *Back in stock!

VARIOUS – Fallout: Songs for the End of the World LP *Songs from Fallout 3 & 4 – Black, Glow in the Dark, or Splatter Color Vinyl

VARIOUS – Fania All Stars Live Vol. 2 (Craft) *Reissue

VARIOUS – My Words Are Music: A Celebration of Sun Ra’s Poetry LP (Omni) *Hand #’d, Ltd. 500

>> VARIOUS – Welcome to Paradise: Italian Dream House 89-93 LPs (Safe Trip) *Imports – Vols. I, II, and III available, sold separately

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Reckless Records 12/29/23 & 1/5/24 New Releases

Paramore – Paramore

(Call or search on website to check availability on 12/29 titles)

>> MAHMOUD AHMED – Ere Mela Mela LP (Heavenly Sweetness) *Import, Reissue (12/29)

>> BEASTIE BOYS – Solid Gold Hits 2LP (Capitol) *Back in stock!

ROBERT BERGMAN (R.B.) – Flight 12″ (Brew) (12/29)

>> BLUE IVERSON – Hotep LP (World Music) *Reissue (12/29)

BRAND NEW – Deja Entendu 2LP (Triple Crown) *2015 Reissue – Back in stock! (12/29)

CAAMP – By & By 2LP (Mom + Pop) *Black & White Vinyl – Back in stock!

CAAMP – Live From Newport Music Hall LP (Mom + Pop) *Ltd. Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl – Back in stock!

YUSSEF DAYES – Black Classical Music 2LP (Nonesuch) *One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks now in stock!

DENZEL CURRY – Melt My Eyez See Your Future LP (Loma Vista) *2024 Repress – Ltd. White/Blue Swirl Vinyl

>> DESCENDENTS – All LP (SST) *Reissue – Back in stock!

THE DOORS – Alive She Cried LP (Elektra) *Rhino “Start Your Ear Off Right” Series – Ltd. Emerald Vinyl

ALEMEYEHU ESHETE – Ethiopiques: Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol. 2 LP (Heavenly Sweetness) (12/29)

FLORIST – If Blue Could Be Happiness LP (Double Double Whammy) *Repress – Clear Vinyl

FROST CHILDREN – Speed Run/ Hearth Room 2LP (True Panther) *Ltd. Silver Vinyl

>> JOHN FRUSCIANTE – Empyrean 2LP (Record Collection) *180g, 2nd Press – Back in stock! (12/29)

>> GENTILESKY – Ways of Seeing LP (Hozac)

>> LAUREL HALO – Atlas LP (Awe) *One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock! (12/29)

>> PJ HARVEY – I Inside the Old Year Dying LP (Partisan) **One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock!

>> HAPPY END – Happy End LP (Survival Research) *2023 Reissue – Pink Vinyl (12/29)

H.E.R. x FOO FIGHTERS – Glass 7″ (RCA) *Foo Fighters’ single w/ H.E.R. cover (12/29)

HOZIER – Hozier 2LP (Rubyworks) *Finally back in stock!

>> INCENDIARY – Change the Way You Think About Pain LP (Closed Casket Activities) *One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock!

THE KILLERS – Day & Age 2LP (Island) *10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition w/ bonus tracks – Back in stock!

LADY GAGA – Chromatica 3LP (Interscope) *Back in stock!

>> L.F.T. – Hollow Head LP (Mannequin) (12/29)

>> L.F.T. – SALZ EP (Mannequin) *Import – Back in stock! (12/29)

MELANIE MARTINEZ – After School EP 12″ (Atlantic) *2024 Repress – Orchid Splatter Vinyl

GETATCHEW MEKURYA – Ethiopiques: Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol. 5 LP (Heavenly Sweetness) (12/29)

NED’S ATOMIC DUSTBIN – God Fodder LP (Music On Vinyl) *Import, Reissue – #’d Ltd. Color Vinyl

NIRVANA – Nirvana LP (Geffen) *2002 greatest hits compilation – Back in stock!

OVLOV – Am LP (Exploding In Sound) *2024 Repress – Purple & Clear Vinyl

>> OVLOV – Buds LP (Exploding In Sound) *2024 Repress – Green Vinyl

OVLOV – Tru LP (Exploding In Sound) *2024 Repress – Blue & White Vinyl

PARAMORE – Paramore 2LP (Fueled By Ramen) *10th Anniversary Reissue w/ alternate cover art – Poster & 12×12″ art print available with purchase while supplies last (WP only, other stores next week)

IGGY POP – Lust for Life LP (Virgin) *2017 Reissue – Back in stock!

SKEPTA – Can’t Play Myself (A Tribute to Amy) 12″ (Más Tiempo)

NINA SIMONE – I Put a Spell on You LP (Verve) *180g, Acoustic Sounds Series – Back in stock!

NINA SIMONE – Pastel Blues LP (Verve) *180g, Acoustic Sounds Series – Back in stock!

>> SWELL MAPS – Jane From Occupied Europe LP (Secretly Canadian) *2012 Reissue – Back in stock! (12/29)

>> SWELL MAPS – A Trip to Marineville LP (Secretly Canadian) *2012 Reissue w/ bonus 7″ – Back in stock! (12/29)

THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS – Flood LP (Idlewild) *Green “Multiverse” Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

RICHARD & LINDA THOMPSON – I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight LP (Island) *Reissue – Back in stock! (12/29)

TRASHCAN SINATRAS – Cake LP (Last Night From Glasgow) *Remastered – Black or Indie Exclusive Blue Vinyl

THE VELVET UNDERGROUND – Live at Max’s Kansas City 2LP (Cotillion) *Rhino “Start Your Ear Off Right” Series – Expanded Edition, Ltd. Orange & Magenta Vinyl

VIAGRA BOYS – Cave World LP (Year0001) *Back in stock!

V/Z – Suono Assente LP (AD93) (12/29)

WEDNESDAY – I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone LP (Dead Oceans) *Reissue – Back in stock! (12/29)

>> WEDNESDAY – Rat Saw God LP (Dead Oceans) *Ltd. Purple Vinyl – One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock! (12/29)

WHITNEY – Light Upon the Lake LP (Secretly Canadian) *Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶ (12/29)

X-RAY SPEX – Germ Free Adolescents LP (Secret) *Reissue – Pink Vinyl (12/29)

YES – Yes LP (Atlantic) *Rhino “Start Your Ear Off Right” Series – Ltd. Cobalt Blue Vinyl

YU SU – Yellow River Blue LP (Music From Memory) *Reissue – Now in stock! (12/29)

>> VARIOUS – Dirty French Psychedelics LP (Born Bad) *Import, Reissue – Back in stock! (12/29)

VARIOUS – Sound Dimension: Jamaica Soul Shake Vol. 1 2LP (Soul Jazz) *2024 Repress – Ltd. Silver Vinyl

VARIOUS – Studio One Scorcher: Instrumentals 3LP (Soul Jazz) *2024 Repress – Ltd. Orange Vinyl

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Reckless Records 12/22/23 New Releases

New Order – Substance *Restocked on Black Vinyl


AGAINST ME – Reinventing Axl Rose LP (Fat Wreck Chords) *2019 Reissue – Back in stock!

WALLY BADAROU – Colors of Silence LP (Be With Records) *Import, Reissue

>> BARKER – Utility LP (Ostgut Ton) *Import

BEHERIT – Oath of Black Blood LP (Nuclear War Now) *180g, Reissue – Back in stock!

JORGE BEN – Sacundin Ben Samba LP (Destination Moon) *Import, Reissue – Clear Vinyl

ART BLAKEY – Orgy in Rhythm LP (Destination Moon) *Import, Reissue – Clear Vinyl

BRAINSTORY – Nobody but You b/w Gift of Life 7″ (Big Crown)

THE BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE – Their Satanic Majesties Second Request 2LP (A Recordings) *180g, Import – Back in stock!

WESLEY BRIGHT & THE MEANS OF PRODUCTION – Six Minute Mile 7″ (Palmetto St)

>> VASHTI BUNYAN – Just Another Diamond Day LP (DiCristina) *Reissue – Back in stock!

KATE BUSH – Aerial LP/CD (Fish People) *Import, Reissue – Black or Color Vinyl w/ OBI strip

KATE BUSH – Director’s Cut CD (Fish People) *Import, Reissue

KATE BUSH – The Dreaming LP/CD (Fish People) *Import, Reissue – Color Vinyl w/ OBI strip

KATE BUSH – 50 Words for Snow 2LP/2CD (Fish People) *Import, Reissue – Color Vinyl w/ OBI strip

KATE BUSH – Hounds of Love LP/CD (Fish People) *Import, Reissue – Black or Color Vinyl w/ OBI strip

KATE BUSH – The Kick Inside CD (Fish People) *Import, Reissue

KATE BUSH – Lionheart CD (Fish People) *Import, Reissue

KATE BUSH – Never for Ever LP/CD (Fish People) *Import, Reissue – Black or Color Vinyl w/ OBI strip

KATE BUSH – The Red Shoes 2LP/CD (Fish People) *Import, Reissue

KATE BUSH – Sensual World LP/CD (Fish People) *Import, Reissue – Color Vinyl w/ OBI strip

>> CHAT PILE – God’s Country LP (The Flenser) *Back in stock!

CHAT PILE – Remove Your Skin Please CS (The Flenser)

CHAT PILE – This Dungeon Earth CS (The Flenser)

CARLO MARIA CORDIO – DeComposing 2LP (Ship To Shore)

ANDY CROWN – Why Do I Love You 7″ (Numero Group) *Clear Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

LANA DEL REY – Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd 2LP (Interscope) *Ltd. Green Vinyl w/ alternate artwork – One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock!

CHRISTOPHER DEMARCO – Music from The Toxic Avenger Parts II & III (Soundtrack) LP (Ship To Shore)

DEMONCY – Black Star Gnosis LP (Dark Descent)

EELS – Eels So Good: Essential Eels Vol. 2 2LP (E Works) *Color Vinyl

>> FALL OUT BOY – Folie à Deux 2LP (Island) *Color Vinyl w/ poster – Finally back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

FRED AGAIN… – Actual Life 3 LP (Warner) *Back in stock!

>> FUTURE ISLANDS – Singles LP (4AD) *Back in stock!

CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG – 5:55 LP (Because) *2023 Edition

GALAXIE 500 – On Fire LP (20/20/20) *2009 Reissue – Back in stock!

GALAXIE 500 – This is Our Music LP (20/20/20) *2009 Reissue – Back in stock!

GALAXIE 500 – Today LP (20/20/20) *2009 Reissue – Back in stock!

GOOSE – Autumn Crossing LP (Goose) *180g, w/ etching

HATEBREED – Concrete Confessional LP (Nuclear Blast) *Reissue – Clear/Red Splatter Vinyl

HAWKWIND – Space Ritual 2LP (Atom Henge) *50th Anniversary – Remastered w/ poster

THE HOLD STEADY – Boys & Girls in America LP (Vagrant) *Reissue – Back in stock!

>> JAWBREAKER – Unfun LP (Blackball) *2010 Reissue – Back in stock!

NOAH KAHAN – Cape Elizabeth EP (Mercury) *Black Friday 2023 – Back in stock! Call & check for availability

THE KILLERS – Hot Fuss LP (Island) *Import, Reissue – Back in stock!

LOW – Christmas LP (Kranky) *Back in stock!

>> LOW – Hey What LP (Sub Pop) *Back in stock!

NEW ORDER – 81-82 BBC Recordings LP (Ape House) *Import

NEW ORDER – Substance 2LP (Factory) *2023 Remaster, Black Vinyl – Back in stock!

>> ANGEL OLSEN – Half Way Home LP (Bathetic) *Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

>> ANGEL OLSEN – Strange Cacti LP (Bathetic) *2013 Reissue – Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

KIM PETRAS – Problematique LP (Republic) *Black Friday 2023 – Back in stock!

PHISH – Farmhouse 2LP (Jemp) *Reissue – “Stars So Bright” Splatter Vinyl

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE – Songs for the Deaf 2LP (Interscope) *Reissue – Back in stock!

JAMES RAY – James Ray LP (Destination Moon) *Import, Reissue – Clear Vinyl

SAD LOVERS & GIANTS – In the Breeze LP (Lantern Rec.) *Import, Reissue

LUKE SCHNEIDER – It is Solved by Walking LP (Centripetal Force)

PHILIP SELWAY – Live at Evolution Studios with Elysian Collective & Chris Valataro LP (Bella Union) *Ltd. Edition

SKRILLEX – Quest for Fire LP (Atlantic) *One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock!

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

SLOW PULP – Yard LP (Anti) *Ltd. Blue Vinyl – Back in stock!

>> SUFJAN STEVENS – Javelin LP (Asthmatic Kitty) *Black or Lemonade Vinyl w/ book – One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock!

YMA SUMAC – Mambo! LP (Destination Moon) *Import, Reissue – Clear Vinyl

TAYLOR SWIFT – Evermore 2LP (Republic) *Green Vinyl w/ bonus tracks – Back in stock!

TAYLOR SWIFT – Midnights CD (Republic) *Late Night Edition w/ bonus tracks & poster – Back in stock!

>> WEDNESDAY – Rat Saw God LP (Dead Oceans) *Ltd. Purple Vinyl – One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock!

>> AMY WINEHOUSE – Lioness: Hidden Treasures 2LP (Universal) *Back in stock!

AMY WINEHOUSE – Live at Glastonbury 2007 2LP (Island) *180g – Back in stock!

KALI UCHIS – Isolation LP (Interscope) *5th Anniversary – Ltd. Blue Vinyl

KALI UCHIS –Sin Miedo del Amore y Otros Demonios LP (Interscope) *Deluxe Edition – Back in stock!

KALI UCHIS – Red Moon in Venus LP (Interscope) *Black or Ltd. Red Vinyl – One of Reckless’ Best of 2023 staff picks back in stock!

XTC – Apple Venus Volume 1 LP (Ape House) *Import, 200g Reissue

YO LA TENGO – I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One 2LP (Matador) *120g, Reissue – Back in stock!

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Reckless Records Employee Best of 2023 Lists

Yo La Tengo / Wednesday / Kara Jackson
Ratboys / a.s.o. / Laurel Halo
Tirzah / Hotline TNT / Feeble Little Horse



(Wicker Park)

FAVORITES OF 2023 (in no particular order)

  1. Like..? by Ice Spice
    Pure, raw talent. She also hung out with Kim Kardash
  2. Praise A Lord Who Chews But Which Does Not Consume; (Or Simply, Hot Between Worlds) by Yves Tumor
    Fun and exciting experimental pop!
  3. Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd by Lana Del Rey
    Y’all may not know butttt…this is my girl. My day one. She gets better and better! This record is insightful, dynamic, and just real. Listen if you haven’t yet!!!
  4. With a Hammer by Yaeji
    Awesome pop record, cool unique sounds.
  5. Rat Saw God by Wednesday
    Did I hear someone say they like y’all-ternative…
  6. Everyone’s Crushed by Water From Your Eyes
    ATTENTION: Chicago/Brooklyn group on Matador!
  7. Super Snooper by Snooper
    Young punks from Nashville
  8. Blackbox Life Recorder 21f / in a room7 F760 by Aphex Twin
    You know what it sounds like…but it’s still awesome!!
  9. Keeping Secrets Will Destroy You by Bonnie “Prince” Billy
    Comfy and cozy with this record, nice for fall and winter I would say!
  10. Javelin by Sufjan Stevens
    If you know how I feel about Sufjan Stevens you’d know not to ask me a single thing about this record…I would not shut up for at least 10 minutes. That being said, it’s amazing!
  11. Lemon Lights by Seablite
    Blah blah shoegaze… IT’S GOOD!!!
  12. Tracey Denim by bar italia
    They’re British AND they put out two really good records this year. Can you believe it?!
  13. Girl With Fish by Feeble Little Horse
    Adorable Pittsburgh band, awesome Sophomore album. Doesn’t get better
  14. Several Songs About Fire by A. Savage
    I was so excited for this release and it did NOT disappoint! Fans of Parquet Courts and the like should check it out.
  15. HONORABLE MENTION (we haven’t gotten it in the store yet): Sugar World by Jonatan Leandoer96


(Wicker Park)

All That was East is West of Me Now // Glen Hansard // Favorite track: “The Feast of St. John”
The Ballad of Darren // Blur // Favorite track: “The Narcissist” 
Black Rainbows // Corinne Bailey Rae // Favorite track: “Erasure”
Bless This Mess // U.S. Girls // Favorite track: “Futures Bet”
Careful! // Deeper // Favorite track: “Build a Bridge”
Cartwheel // Hotline TNT // Favorite tracks: “Protocol,” “Spot Me 100”
Change the Way You Think About Pain // Incendiary // Favorite track:
“Echo of Nothing”
Cousin // Wilco // Favorite track: “Evicted”
Dead Meat // The Tubs // Favorite tracks: “Sniveller,” “Round the Bend”
Desolation’s Flower // Ragana // Favorite track: “Pain”
Diagnosis // Sen Morimoto // Favorite track: “Pressure on the Pulse”
Domino // Diners // Favorite track: “The Power”
The Enduring Spirit // Tomb Mold // Favorite track: “Will of Whispers”
Hard Light // Drop Nineteens // Favorite track: “Scapa Flow”
The Holey Bible // Florry // Favorite track: “From Where You Are”
I Inside the Old Year Dying // PJ Harvey // Favorite track: “A Child’s Question, August”
Last Day of Sun // Fuming Mouth // Favorite track: “The Silence Beyond Life”
Life Under the Gun // Militarie Gun // Favorite tracks: “Do it Faster,” “Never Fucked Up Once”
Lucky for You // Bully // Favorite track: “Lose You”
No Thank You // Little Simz // Favorite track: “Gorilla”
Quaranta // Danny Brown // Favorite track: “Ain’t My Concern”
Rat Saw God // Wednesday // Favorite tracks: “Bull Believer,” “Chosen to Deserve”
The Record // Boygenius // Favorite tracks: “True Blue,” “Not Strong Enough”
Safe to Run // Esther Rose // Favorite track: “Safe to Run”
SAVED! // Reverend Kristin Michael Hayter // Favorite track: 
Secret Stratosphere // William Tyler & The Impossible Truth // Favorite track:
“We Can’t Go Home Again”
This Stupid World // Yo La Tengo // Favorite track: “Fallout”
Time Ain’t Accidental // Jess Williamson // Favorite track: “Hunter”
Water Made Us // Jamila Woods // Favorite track: “Practice”
Why Does the Earth Give Us People to Love? // Kara Jackson // Favorite tracks:
“no fun/ party,” “pawnshop”
The Window // Ratboys // Favorite tracks: “The Window,” “Black Earth, WI,” “It’s Alive”


(Wicker Park & Belmont)

top 10 in no particular order:

   1. red moon in venus by kali uchis
   2. the enduring spirit by tomb mold
   3. a.s.o. by a.s.o.
   4. madres by sofia kourtesis
   5. spirits by the circling sun
   6. let’s start here by lil yachty
   7. call me if you get lost: the estate sale by tyler the creator
   8. ooh i rap ya by george clanton
   9. a new tomorrow by zulu
   10. genesis by peso pluma



Here’s my “Best of 2023”. Kept it short n sweet. All stuff that Reckless carried this year…

@ – Mind Palace Music (Carpark)
AKASHA SYSTEM – Phytopia (100% Silk)
A.S.O. – a.s.o. (Low Lying)
DEAD TIMES – Dead Times (Thrill Jockey)
DORISBURG & EFRAIM KENT – Further (Boss Musik)
LAUREL HALO – Atlas (Awe)
SOFIA KOURTESIS – Madres (Ninja Tune)
MARTINOU – Chiral (Nous’klaer)
NATURAL WONDER BEAUTY CONCEPT – Natural Wonder Beauty Concept (Mexican Summer)
PROTOMARTYR – Formal Growth in the Desert (Domino)
PURELINK – Signs (Peak Oil)
A. SAVAGE – Several Songs About Fire (Rough Trade)
MASAHIRO TAKAHASHI – Humid Sun (Telephone Explosion)
TIRZAH – trip9love…? (Domino)
DANIEL VILLARREAL – Lados B (International Anthem)

ACETONE – I’m Still Waiting. (New West)
JON HASSELL – Further Fictions (Ndeya)
HYDROPLANE – Selected Songs 1997-2003 (World of Echo)
LUSH – Spooky / Split / Lovelife (4AD)
STEVE MONITE – Only You (Soundway)
ARTHUR RUSSELL – Picture of Bunny Rabbit (Audika)
PHAROAH SANDERS – Pharoah (Luaka Bop)
LORI VAMBE – Space-Time Dreamtime (Strut)
v/a – Perú Selvático: Sonic Expedition Into the Peruvian Amazon 1972-1986 (Analog Africa)


PJ Harvey / Sufjan Stevens / Tomb Mold


(Wicker Park)

Full Body 2 – infinity signature
Halloween – Self Titled
Blimp – Egg
Feeble Little Horse – Girl With Fish
Unrecovery – It’s Agreed, My Willing Test
Narrow Head – Moments of Clarity
38KEA – the hawk and the nightingale
Bar Italia – Tracey Denim
Liv.e – Girl in the Half Pearl
Luster – Dopamine Loop
Welp! – Welp!
Sideshow – JAM
Na-kel Smith – FREE POPS FR


(Wicker Park)

R.B. – B14



1. Laurel Halo – Atlas
2. Ryuichi Sakamoto – 12
3. Yo La Tengo – This Stupid World
4. Kate NV – Wow
5. Deerhoof – Miracle-Level
6. Everything but the Girl – Fuse
7. Sparks – The Girl Is Crying in Her Latte
8. Actress – LXXXVIII
9. Pylon – Chomp (repress)
10. Anatomy of a Fall (movie)


(Wicker Park & Belmont)

i think i missed a lot of good music this year but i did find time to listen to some Albums.
asterisk means we carry/carried it here at the shop

→ Here are the ones i listened to “A Lot”:
*Various – Spirit Cry Flutes and Bamboo Jews Harps from Papua New Guinea (Ideologic Organ) – spent alot of 2023 with bad tinnitus and this was the only music i found soothing at all. Half of the tracks is just dudes going “boing boing boing” on a mouth harp and then the other half is chirruping bamboo flutes. It’s seriously something else. Anyone interested in hearing something they’ve never heard before must cop
*The Tubs – Dead Meat (Trouble…) – “ex Joanna Gruesome” always makes the year end list
*Laurel Halo – Atlas (Awe) – i think i would call this “Ambient Plus”
*Ratboys – The Window (Topshelf) – “The Gang Makes An Album With Chris Walla”
*Various – Canto A Lo Divino (Mississippi) – gorgeous billion string guitar music. Probably all about Jesus but guess what so are Sufjan Stevens albums
*Asher White – New Excellent Woman (Ba Da Bing) – kind of elephant six-y textures married to really rich harmonies and lyrics
*Yo La Tengo – This Stupid World – Gods favorite band
Curling – No Guitar – this band is sick as hell
*Hydroplane – Selected Songs 1997-2003 (World Of Echo) – great retrospective from ex-Cat’s Miaow members thats somewhere between clasico indie pop and trip-hop.Thank you World of Echo, very cool!
*Erik Hall – Canto Ostinato (Western Vinyl) – this piece by Simeon Ten Holt has been recorded 1,0000 times but this version really takes it all the way into “library-based period drama soundtrack” territory
Frog – GROG – Frog’s back

→ Special award for great albums by local bands
You Are The Garden – Six Leaf Clover
Prathloons – Live Loons: The Bronze 8.4.23
*Ok Cool – Fawn – ive never felt older than when i saw this band live and they covered “A-Punk”
Model Living – Alignment
Doom Flower – Limestone Ritual (Record Label)
Half Gringa – Ancestral Home
*Tom Musick – The Many Moods of… – see you at Weegees

→ Here are albums i liked in theory and listened to a couple times and now theyre on this list:
// “normal person” category
*Subsonic Eye – All Around You (Topshelf, natürlich) – what’s going on in Singapore??
*@ – Mind Palace Music (Carpark) – new innovations in ungoogleability
*En Attendant Ana – Principia (Trouble in Mind)
*Black Country New Road – Live at Bush Hall (Ninja Tune) – i will NOT put the comma in this band name. do not ever ask me to do that
*L’Rain – I Killed Your Dog (Mexican Summer)
*Julie Byrne – The Greater Wings (Ghostly)

 // “record store employee” category
*Masahiro Takahashi – Humid Sun (Telephone Explosion)
*Martinou – Chiral (Nousklaer) – fell off the dance music train in 2023. I will do better next year
*American Analog Set – For Forever (Darla) – strips away the gauzy production & showcases the evil side of what many people are calling “Death Cab for people still renting in their 30s”
*Mike Cooper – Life & Death in Paradise (Reissue)
*Drop Nineteens – Hard Light (Wharf Cat)
*Beau Wanzer + Champagne Mirrors – Gub (Sophomore Lounge)


Tim Hecker / Drop Nineteens / The Tubs



If I Promise – On Departure (self-released)
Model/Actriz – Dogsbody (True Panther)
Cicada – Seeking the Sources of Streams (flau)
Tim Hecker – No Highs (Kranky)
Parannoul – After the Magic (Topshelf)
Lia Kohl – The Ceiling Reposes (American Dreams)
Mu tate – They’re With You Always (3XL)
Yo La Tengo – This Stupid World (Matador)
The Necks – Travel (Northern Spy)
Flooding – Silhouette Machine (Ghost Is Clear)
Purelink – Signs (Peak Oil)
Infant – Sigla, Sone (Warm Winters)
Wednesday – Rat Saw God (Dead Oceans)
Euclid C Finder – The Mirror, My Weapon, I Love You (Dark Trail)
Billy Woods & Kenny Segal – Maps (Backwoodz)
Rolin/ Pulice/ Powers – Prism (Cached)
Diles Que No Me Maten – Obrigaggi (Come Algo)
Sundae Painters – Sundae Painters (Leather Jacket)
Hashirat – A Place To Myself (self-released)
Asha Sheshadri – Whiplash (Recital)
Bar Italia – Tracey Denim (Matador)
Sprain – The Lamb as Effigy (The Flenser)
Erik Hall/ Simeon ten Holt – Canto Ostinato (Western Vinyl)
Great Falls – Objects Without Pain (Neurot)
Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, & Shahzad Ismaily – Love in Exile (Verve)
Gridlink – Coronet Jupiter (Willowtip)
Onewaymirror – Onewaymirror (Zegema Beach)
Approaching Mountains – Ley (self-released)
herlovebeheadsdaisies – carving initials (self-released)
Feeble Little Horse – Girl With Fish (Saddle Creek)
Hysterical Love Project – Lashes (Motion Ward)
iANO – What Will We See (Dismiss Yourself)
Gia Margaret – Romantic Piano (Jagjaguwar)
Oldstar – On the Run (Rope Bridge)
Martyna Basta – Slowly Forgetting, Barely Remembering (Warm Winters)
Zorn – Zorn (Furo Bungy)
Ex Pilots – Ex Pilots (Smoking Room)
Voice Actor – Fake Sleep (Stroom)
Arthur Russell – Picture of Bunny Rabbit (Audika) *archival
7038634357 – Neo Seven (Blank Forms)
Old Saw – Sewn the Name (Lobby Art)
Raphael Roginski – Talan (Instant Classic)
The Motifs – I’m the Only One You Love… (Daisart) *archival
Gigi Masin/ Rod Modell – Red Hair Girl at Lighthouse Beach (13)
Kitchen – Breath Too Long (okwhatever)
Masahiro Takahashi – Humid Sun (Telephone Explosion)
Alice Phoebe Lou – Shelter (self-released)
what is your name? – My Name Is… (5am)



-replacements – tim (let it bleed edition)
–yeah not a new lp but hearing this incredible new mix from ed stasium, it might as well be.

-yeule – softscars
–such well crafted, intricately produced and personal music. As catchy as it is great headphone music.

-a.s.o – a.s.o.
–if u dig on trip-hop, u dig on this new duo out of berlin.

-hotline tnt – cartwheel
–sick guitar driven lp out on third man records. like blown out teenage fanclub. sugary melodies/scuzzed out production.

-caroline polachek – desire, i want to turn into you
–scratches my frou frou/imogen heap pop itch. probably the best vocalist in the game.

-bully – lucky for you
–her 4th lp might be her best yet. emotional and sooo hooky. the kind of record that makes u immediately check for tour dates.

-pinkpantheress – heaven knows
–great debut of bedroom dnb pop tunes. simultaneously feels nostalgic and like the future.

-grian chattan – chaos for the fly
 –poetic and intimate solo offering from fontaines dc frontman. engaging on a totally different level but just as excellent.

-anohni & the johnsons – my back was a bridge for you to cross
–i feel this is her most accessible and moving lp yet which i think is saying a lot! as haunting as it is uplifting.

-vyva melinkolya – unbecoming
–best shoegaze release of the year, all enveloping, comforting and heavy.



In 2023 I found these things worth discussing or recommending to other peoples:
Don’t miss the opening/ support acts. I finally got to see the Smoking Popes featuring one former co-worker (Hi Eli!), & a few bands I hadn’t really heard before, including Teenage Halloween (from New Jersey), who absolutely killed during their set, so much so, I went & bought a shirt. If you like power-pop like Pup, but with a little more Punk influence, you’ll love Teen Ween’s 2023 record Til You Return.
The best beat boxer I’ve ever seen live plays bass for Phum Viphurit. This is probably hyperbole, I’ve seen both Doug E. Fresh & Rahzel, but during Phum’s set at the House of Blues this unassuming but awesome bassist took center stage while Phum & the rest of the band took a break. Pom Tanapon picked up a mic & for 4 or 5 minutes the whole crowd sat transfixed as we saw the worldwide appeal of hip-hop music. It was such a cool little scene, a massive departure from the band’s normal psychedelic, summery, soul-adjacent guitar music, which you can hear on the record Viphurit dropped earlier this year on The Greng Jai Piece.
50 years in Hip Hop keeps growing & expanding. Some of the best rapping I heard all year came fromwomen. Big Boss Vette on Resilience, KenTheMan on Back to 304’n, Chika on Samson, & Flyana Boss on Hello Christ…; all of these sets have incredible performances on the mic. We also got some great “grown man raps” from acts that I really love to hear from: Black Milk dropped Everybody Good, Black Thought teamed up with El Michels Affair for Glorious Game, Oddisee gave us To What End, & Open Mike Eagle’s another triumph… all took approaches that we don’t always get to see in hip hop. We also got some excellent documentation, May the Lord Watch from Rap Portraits & What Had Happened Was season 4 from Stony Island Audio.
This was a pretty good year for R&B & Soul music. I went looking for good R&B this year, & boy howdy did I find it. Victoria Monet with Jaguar II, Jordan Ward with Forward, & Leon Thomas with Electric Dusk. And those are just the 3 I liked best. Each has a different vibe, each has a different approach, but they make you want to move, to feel & sing along.
We were due for a ska revival & I think it’s here! I for one welcome this development. It’s a good time for Bad Times Records who put a tour on with Kill Lincoln, We Are the Union, Catbite, & J. Navarro & the Traitors this year & also released Flying Racoon Suit Moonflower. We also got an ep from Fishbone, & a ripper of a record from ska-adjacent Jeff Rosenstock with Hellmode. There’s a lot of DIY pop music happening out there right now & I’m glad people are still making fun music for fun’s sake.
I’m sure I missed something, but that’s what I remember from this year… Cheers!


Parannoul / Bully / Vanishing Twin



Hole Dweller – “Crossroads” (Dungeons Deep)
Death’s Dynamic Shroud – “After Angel” (Ghost Diamond)
Parannoul – “After The Magic” (Topshelf)
Oneohtrix Point Never – “Again” (Warp)
Bell Witch – “Future’s Shadow Part 1: The Clandestine Gate” (Profound Lore)
Fucked Up – “One Day” (Merge)
Asian Glow & Sonhos Tomam Conta – “Dreamglow” (Longinus Recordings)
Oozing Wound – “We Cater To Cowards” (Thrill Jockey)
En Attendant Ana – “Principia” (Trouble In Mind)
Sadness & Abriction – “Sadness // Abriction” (Canti Erectici Productions)
Squid – “O Monolith” (Warp)
Time Is Away [Various Artists] – “Searchlight Moonbeam” (Efficient Space)
Quest Master – “Sword & Circuitry” (Out Of Season)
Caroline Polachek – “Desire, I Want To Turn Into You” (Perpetual Novice)
Sufjan Stevens – “Javelin” (Asthmatic Kitty)
The Armed – “Perfect Saviors” (Sargent House)
Mort Garson – “Journey To The Moon & Beyond” (Sacred Bones)
Ratboys – “The Window” (Topshelf)
Tim Hecker – “No Highs” (Kranky)

Honorable Mention: Miserable People – “Miserable EP” (Rat’s Pizza) [This is my band’s tape and I’m using my year-end list to advertise it to you, dear reader. I do think it’s pretty good though.]



Albums I Liked in 2023 (No Particular Order)
Maps – Kenny Segal and Billy Woods
Am I Good Enough – Jabee
2MM Don’t Just Stand There – Sideshow
A.S.O – A.S.O
tracey denim – Bar Italia
Call Me if You Get Lost: The Estate Sale – Tyler, the Creator
Skinemaxxx – Fly Anakin
Saturday nights – Carrtoons
Swinging Stars – Mapache
Ways of Knowing – Navy Blue
Voir Dire – Earl Sweatshirt and The Alchemist
Faith is A Rock – MIKE and Wiki
Snaxxx – Mndsgn
PS: I had the pleasure of working on one of my favorite albums of this year POTE BABY By Devin. It’s a shameless self-promo, but so much of my year was spent with some of my best friends making some music that we are incredibly proud of. Please check it out if you want.

EPs/Singles I Liked this Year (No Particular Order)
Flying High – The Alchemist
18 Tons – Smut
Scaring the Hoes: DLC Pack – JPEGMAFIA
New Heart Designs – Turnstile and BADBADNOTGOOD
Crush on You – Madlib
I Want More (Telemakus Remixes) – Sons of the James
Do you? But it’s only the best part – Marigold
Igy – Dj Harrison
Human Nature – Saba



THE ACTION Rolled Gold (Guerssen LP)
BUTCHER’S DOG Age Of Inversion (Violent Pest 7″)
THE DAMNED Darkadelic (Ear Music LP)
MORT GARSON Journey To The Moon And Beyond (Sacred Bones LP)
LIFE SENTENCE Demos (Alonas Dream 7″)
KURT MICHAELS Stones From The Garden (Melodic Revolution CD)
SUPERCHUNK Everything Hurts / Making A Break (Merge 7″)
VANISHING TWIN Afternoon X (Fire LP)



Sit Down For Dinner– Blonde Redhead
This Stupid World– Yo La Tengo
Welshpool Frillies– Guided By Voices
Everything is alive– Slowdive
Black Duck– Black Duck
C- Rex (reissue)
In Ribbons– Pale Saints (reissue)
Gasms– Smokey Robinson
Mogwai reissues (namely Young Team, Come On Die Young, and Government Commissions)
Happiness– Fridge (reissue)





Bar Italia / Slowdive / Niecy Blues


(Wicker Park)

André 3000 New Blue Sun
Ellen Arkbro Sounds While Waiting
A.S.O. A.S.O.
Meg Baird Furling
Björk & Rosalia Oral
Black Sun Ensemble Black Sun Ensemble reissue
Blonde Redhead Sit Down For Dinner
Blood Incantation Luminescent Bridge
Bar italia Tracey Denim
Lucinda Chua Yian
Shana Cleveland Manzanita
John Coltrane & Eric Dolphy Evenings At the Village Gate
Depeche Mode Memento Mori
Drop Nineteens Hard Light
Enslaved Heimdal
FACS Still Life In Decay
Laurel Halo Atlas
PJ Harvey I Inside the Old Year Dying
Horrendous Ontological Mysterium
Nabihah Iqbal Dreamer
Mag-Amplitude Wizards of Today
Midwife & Vyva Melinolya Orbweaving
Minor Threat Out of Step Outtakes
Mortuary Drape Black Mirror
Niecy Blues Exit Simulation
Nighttime Keeper Is the Heart
Arvo Pärt Tractus
Shizuka Heavenly Persona reissue
Slowdive Everything Is Alive
Stella Kola Stella Kola
Tirzah Trip9love…???
Tomb Mold Enduring Spirit
The Tubs Dead Meat
The Who Who’s Next / Life House: Super Deluxe Edition
Worm Gloomlord reissue
Neil Young Chrome Dreams
Neil Young Somewhere Under the Rainbow


(Wicker Park)

A.S.O. – A.S.O.
7038634357 – Neo Seven
Tirzah – Trip9love…???
Gia Margaret – Romantic Piano
JK Flesh – No Exits
Zaumne – Parfum
Julie Byrne – The Greater Wings
Immediate Proximity – IMPROX 1+2
Hollie Kenniff – We All Have Places That We Miss
Suchi – Birdy Bell
Ciel – Orlando
Tzusing – Invincible East
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis – Blonde (soundtrack)
YoshimiOizumikiYoshiduO – To The Forest To Live A Truer Life
V/Z – Suouno Assente
Hilary Woods – Acts Of Light
Niecy Blues – Exit Simulation
KMRU – Dissolution Grip
Svitlana Nianio – Transilvania Smile, 1994
BCMC – Foreign Smokes
Paavoharju – Yon Mustia Kukkia
Flora Yin-Wong – Cold Reading
Martinou – Chiral
Midwife & Vyva Melinkolya – Orbweaving
Romance – Fade Into You


(Belmont & The Salt Shed)

 In no particular order, just some albums I really liked:
Yves Tumor: Praise A Lord Who Chews But Which Does Not Consume
Skrillex: Quest For Fire
JPEGMAFIA & Danny Brown: Scaring The Hoes
100 Gecs: 10,000 Gecs
Magdalena Bay: Mini Mix Vol. 3
Gel: Only Constant
Militarie Gun: Life Under The Gun
Model/ Actriz: Dogsbody
Uniform & Boris: Bright New Disease
White Reaper: Asking For A Ride  


<< BEN HEGY >>
(Wicker Park & Metric Coffee)

Eddie Chacon- sundown [stones throw]
Anna Meike- theatre [nettwerk]
Tirzah- trip9love…??? [domino]
Roselit Bone- ofrenda [get loud]
Slowdive- everything is alive [dead oceans]
Blue Lake- sun arcs [tonal union records]
Laurel Halo- atlas [awe]
Mandy, Indiana- i’ve seen a way [fire talk]
Kara Jackson- why does the earth give us people to love? [september]
Nourished by Time- erotic probiotic 2 [scenic route]
u-ziq- 1977 [balmat]
Kelela- raven [warp]
Gia Margaret- romantic piano [jagjaguwar]



(Writer for Last Week Tonight With John Oliver and Vulture)

Beyoncé – Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé (IMAX)
Miley Cyrus – Endless Summer Vacation
Kara Jackson – Why Does the Earth Give Us People to Love?
Kylie Minogue – Tension
Janelle Monáe – The Age of Pleasure
Olivia Rodrigo – Guts
Talking Heads – Stop Making Sense (IMAX)
Jessie Ware – That! Feels Good!
Various Artists – Barbie: The Album
: Seasons 1-9 (Netflix)


(Chicago musician & Reckless alum)

Dina Ögon Oas (Playground Music)
Natural Information Society Since Time Is Gravity (Eremite)
Sluice Radial Gate (Ruination)
ÆON FLUX boxset (Waxwork)
Angel Olsen Forever Means (Jagjaguwar)
PJ Harvey I Inside the Old Year Dying (Partisan)
Fielded Plus One (Backwoodz Studioz)
Dream Sitch, Michael Nau, Floating Action Long Rattle (Airloom)
Rahill Flowers At Your Feet (Big Dada)
Josiah Steinbrick For Anyone That Knows You (Unseen Worlds)
Tirzah trip9love…??? (Domino)
V/A Blacklips Bar: Androgyns & Deviants – Industrial Romance for Bruised and Battered Angels, 1992–1995 (Anthology)
Alice Phoebe Lou Shelter (self)
BC Camplight The Last Rotation of Earth (Bella Union)
Youth Lagoon Heaven Is A Junkyard (Fat Possum)
Spencer Cullum Coin Collection 2 (Full Time Hobby)
Feist Multitudes (Polydor)
Fantasy Dub & Sofia Bolt “Rendez-vous”
Sven Wunder Late Again (Piano Piano)
Dim s/t EP (Physical Medium)
Mac DeMarco Five Easy Hot Dogs & One Wayne G (MRL)
Yo La Tengo This Stupid World (Matador)
Peel Dream Magazine Magic Is Pocketed (Slumberland)
Grupo Frontera y Bad Bunny “un x100tu” (Rimas)
Mapache Swinging Stars (Innovative Leisure)
Danava Nothing But Nothing (Tee Pee)
V/A All Micro Ambient Music: Tribute to Ryuichi Sakamoto (Micro Ambient Music)
Now And Blue Space Is Burning Noon (Sloth Mate)
FURZE “Foresee His Infernal Rites” (self)
Conrad Clipper 降雨 / Rainfall (self) 2022
Dick Stusso S.P. (Hardly Art)
Daniel Lanois Belladonna (MNRK)
Duster Remote Echoes (Numero)
Voice Actor Fake Sleep (Stroom)
Jonathan Wilson Eat the Worm (self)
Niecy Blues Exit Simulation (Kranky)
Lou Tides Infinite Loop EP (self)
Charles Curtis Performances & Recordings 1998-2018 (Saltern)
Purelink Signs (Peak Oil)
Chatham Rise “Splinter” (self)

Bruce Adams You’re With Stupid (University of Texas Press) 2022 Book

Bowery Electric Beat (Kranky)
Michael Hurley Sweetkorn (Mississippi)
Manuel Göttsching Inventions For Electric Guitar (MG Art)
Tresa Leigh I Remember (Efficient Space)
Alain Goraguer La Planéte Sauvage (C.A.M.)
Kuku Sebsibe s/t (Little Axe)
Julee Cruise Floating Into the Night (Sacred Bones)

Mdou Moctar, Brunswick Ballroom
Bikini Kill, Golden Plains Festival
Crumb, Nine Lives Festival
Caroline Rose, The Fonda
Sofia Bolt, Gold Diggers
The Cure, Hollywood Bowl
Amyl & The Sniffers, Rock en Seine
The Strokes, Forest Hills Stadium
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, All Points East
Erin Rae, Tee Gee
Kara Jackson, Regency Ballroom
Cass McCombs, End of the Road
Angel Olsen, Hollywood Forever
Project Pat, Zebulon
Natural Information Society, Thalia Hall


Mandy, Indiana / Caroline Polachek / Yves Tumor


(Chicago film critic/writer at, The Playlist and more)

100 gecs – 10,000 gecs
Beach House – Become
Blur – The Ballad of Darren
Bob Dylan – Shadow Kingdom
Caroline Polachek – Desire, I Want To Turn Into You
Iggy Pop – Every Loser
Janelle Monáe – The Age of Pleasure
Kelela – Raven
Kara Jackson – Why Does the Earth Give Us People To Love?
Lana Del Rey – Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd
Mandy, Indiana – I’ve Seen A Way
Mitski – The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We
Neil Young and Crazy Horse – All Roads Lead Home
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Council Skies
Olivia Rodrigo – Guts
Ryuichi Sakamoto – 12
Sigur Rós – Átta
Sufjan Stevens – Javelin
Willie Nelson – I Don’t Know a Thing About Love
Yo La Tengo – This Stupid World
Youth Lagoon – Heaven Is A Junkyard


<< ED HYNDS >>
(Matador Direct)

Here are my top picks for ’23:
Jonnine – Maritz
MC Yallah – Yallah Beibe
WaqWaq Kingdom – Hot Pot Totto
Spivak – You Win Again
Saeko Killy – Morphing Polaroids
Fever Ray – Radical Romantics
Tirzah – Trip9love
The Umlauts – Slags
Tkay Maidza – Sweet Justice
Stinky Jim – Social Awareness – The Remixes
Sampha – LAHAI
Nervous Gender – Music From Hell (reissue)


(Matador Direct)

Suishou No Fune – The wind is spring. There is a rainbow in the sky. Love is hiding in the waves.
Vanishing Twin – Afternoon X
Wolf Eyes and Model Home – More Difficult
S*Glass – Cesspool of the Angels
Nakibembe Embaire Group – Nakibembe Embaire Group
Emahoy Tsege-Mariam Gebru – Jerusalem
Shizuka – Heavenly Persona
Pharoah Sanders – Pharoah
Kali Malone – Does Spring Hide Its Joy
Ryuichi Sakamoto –12
John Coltrane with Eric Dolphy – Evenings At The Village Gate
Sarah Davachi – Long Gradus
Les Rallizes Denudes – CITTA’ ‘93
Milford Graves with Arthur Doyle & Hugh Glover – Children Of The Forest
Reverend Kristin Hayter – Saved!
Clara! – Pulso
Spiral Dub – Spiral Dub
Dorothy Ashby – With Strings Attached
Augustus Pablo – Roots, Rockers, & Dub
Tyvek – Overground
Tozibabe – Discography 1984-1986
Rrose- Please Touch
Sonic Youth – Live In Brooklyn 2011


(Supporter of Record Stores/ Tour Manager for hire)

Thee Retail Simps – Live on Cool Street – Total Punk
Cheater Slicks – Ill Fated Cusses – In The Red
Divine Horsemen – Bitter End Of A Sweet Night – In The Red
Lewsberg – Out And About – 12XU
Tyvek – Overground – Ginko
Lankum – False Lankum – Rough Trade
Facs – Still Life In Decay – Trouble In Mind
Sundae Painters – S/T – Leather Jacket
Meg Baird – Furling – Drag City
Lifeguard – Dressed In Trenches / Crowd Can Talk – Matador
Star/Time – Like An Owl Exploding – Means Of Production
CIA Debutante – Down Willow – Siltbreeze
Barbara Manning – Charm of Yesterday…Convenience of Tomorrow – Ba Da Bing
Lower Plenty – No Poets – Bedroom Suck
XV – On The Creek Beds On The Thrones – Ginko
Rocket 808 – House of Jackpots – 12XU
The Native Cats – The Way On Is The Way Off – Chapter Music
Famous Mammals – Instant Pop Expressionism Now – Siltbreeze
Cindy – Why Not Now? – Mt. St. Mtn. / Tough Love
Emily Robb – If I Am Misery Then Give Me Affection – Petty Bunco
Mary Lattimore – Goodbye Hotel Arkada – Ghostly
Armand Hammer – We Buy Diabetic Test Strips – Fat Possum
Natural Information Society – Since Time Is Gravity – Eremite
Xylouris White – The Forest In Me – Drag City
Son of Dribble – Son Of Dribble Against The Wind – Minimum Table Stacks
Sharp Pins – Turtle Rock – Tall Texan
Feeling Figures – Migration Magic – Perennial / K Records
Fastbacks – Z2 – No Threes
Dippers – Clastic Rock – Goner Records
Fairytale – Shooting Star – Toxic State
Civic – Taken By Force – ATO Records
Billy Woods & Kenny Segal – Maps – Backwoodz Studios

Weak Signal – War & War – 12XU
High Rise – III – Black Editions
Sonic Youth – Live in Brooklyn – Silver Current Records
White Heaven – Strange Bedfellow – Black Editions
Gee Gee Decorator- S/T – Coq Au Vinyl
INU – Don’t Eat Food – Mesh Key
Peter Gutteridge – Pure – Superior Viaduct
Graeme Jefferies – I’m Not Listening To Your Station – Cakekitchen Records
Tolerance – Divin & Anonym – Mesh Key
Peter Jefferies – Closed Circuit – Grapefruit
Dream Syndicate – Days of Wine and Roses box – Fire
Violin Sect – Vile Insect – Minimum Table Stacks
Zyklon B Zombies – Skull – Minimum Table Stacks
Francisca Griffin – The Spaces Between – CocoMuse
Bettie Serveert – Palomine – Matador
Playthings – S/T – Leather Jacket
Tyvek – Blunt Instrumentals – Ginko
The Sheaves – Excess Death Cult Time – Minimum Table Stacks
Da Slyme – If There’s No Rubble, You Haven’t Played – Celluloid Lunch
Dizzee Rascal – Boy In Da Corner – XL Recordings
V/A – If There’s Hell Below – Numero Group
My Dad Is Dead – Pow! / Peace Love & Murder – Scat
Shizuka – Heavenly Persona / III – Black Editions / Concentric Circles
PG Six – Parlor Tricks and Porch Favorites – Amish
Mag-Amplitude – Wizards Of Today – Zaius Tapes

Blast – Damned Flame b/w Hope – Ancient Grease
Married FM – EP – Self Released
Body/Head – Come On – Open Mouth / Three Lobed
Non-Plus Temps – Dark On Harmon – Self Released
CIA Debutante – The Punch b/w The Garden – Digital Regress
Thee Retail Simps – Rubble – Goodbye Boozy
Rat Nip – My Pillow – Song Book Records
Drain Brugs – Elevator b/w Nitghsifth (Mikey Young Remix) – Cannery Records
Secretors – Comparing Missile Size Vol. 1 – Roach Leg
Fastbacks – A Quiet Night – No Threes


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See you in 2024! — Reckless Records