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Reckless Records 6/30/23 New Releases

Arthur Russell – Picture of Bunny Rabbit


>> ALEX G – Live From Union Transfer LP (Domino) *Indie Exclusive Tangerine Vinyl – Ltd. 3500, Hand #’d

Super duper limited live record from ALEX G off of his great album God Save The Animals. This one ain’t on streaming (or even on CD). Hand-numbered and limited to 3,500 copies worldwide. GET IT WHILE YOU CAN.

>> BLACK DUCK – Black Duck LP (Thrill Jockey) *Black or Ltd. Orange Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

This self-titled release marks the debut for this Chicago supergroup trio, consisting of Doug McCombs (TORTOISE, ELEVENTH DREAM DAY, BROKEBACK, PULLMAN), Bill MacKay (collabs with RYLEY WALKER and NATHAN BOWLES among others) and Charles Rumback (also another WALKER collaborator as well as with a number of jazz groups). BLACK DUCK touches on jazz, country, blues and post-rock, emphasizing the trio’s tactile playing and intuitive sense of atmosphere. Like Bob Welch-era FLEETWOOD MAC channeled through the sonics of BARK PSYCHOSIS. On Thrill Jockey and RECOMMENDED!

>> SAM PREKOP & JOHN McENTIRE – Sons of 2LP (Thrill Jockey) *Black or Ltd. Seaglass Vinyl – Limited 2022 CD/CS release now available on LP! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

First duo record between THE SEA & CAKE bandmates SAM PREKOP and JOHN McENTIRE presents four sprawling songs centered on modular synth experimentation. This is PREKOP’s most rhythmic solo release to date, but this is certainly not “dance music” per se – moreso a lush atmospheric collage. RECOMMENDED!

>> ARTHUR RUSSELL – Picture of Bunny Rabbit LP/CD (Audika)

It’s hard to believe that there’s still more Arthur Russell material out there to discover but this 2023 collection features 9 previously unreleased tracks. These songs were recorded around the same time as the now classic World of Echo & there are definitely some similarities. Delay & echo experiments with cello, voice, guitar & more that will definitely please fans of Russell’s work. RECOMMENDED.

>> HIROSHI YOSHIMURA – Green LP (Light In The Attic) *Reissue – Green Vinyl

Back in early 2017, we received a reissue of a wonderful early 80’s album by the Japanese musician HIROSHI YOSHIMURA called Music for Nine Postcards & we were entranced. Since then Yoshimura’s music has become more widely known outside of Japan & now the highly anticipated reissue of this excellent 1986 album Green is here. Made on classic Yahama synths of the era, this is a beautiful album of soothing instrumentals that owe as much to 80s new age as they do to TANGERINE DREAM film scores & 20th century minimalism like STEVE REICH. RECOMMENDED!


NICHOLAS ALLBROOK – Manganese LP (Spinning Top) *Orange Vinyl

DOROTHY ASHBY – With Strings Attached 6LP Box (New Land)

THE AVETT BROTHERS – Emotionalism 2LP (Ramseur) *Reissue, RSD Essential – Seaglass Blue Vinyl

AWAKEBUTSTILLINBED – What People Call Low Self-Esteem… LP (Tiny Engines) *2023 Repress – Ltd. Teal Vinyl

RICHARD BAND – Re-Animator (Soundtrack) LP (Waxwork) *Hand Poured Color Vinyl


>> BDRMM – I Don’t Know LP (Rock Action) *Indie Exclusive White Marbled Vinyl

BENNY THE BUTCHER – Pyrex Picasso LP (Black Soprano Family) *Alternate cover – Ltd. 500, Hand #’d

THE BODY – I Shall Die Here/ Earth Triumphant 2LP (RVNG) *Reissue – Black or Ltd. White Vinyl

BODY OF LIGHT – Bitter Reflection LP/CD (Dais) *Ltd. Transparent Light Blue Vinyl

BOY ANONYMOUS – Paris Texas LP (Paris Texas)

>> CAPTAIN PLANET – Sounds Like Home 2LP (Bastard Jazz) *Indie Exclusive Blue Vinyl

>> GRIAN CHATTEN – Chaos for the Fly LP/CD (Partisan) *Black or Ltd. White Vinyl

SANFORD CLARK – They Call Me Country LP (Numero Group) *Blue Vinyl

STEWART COPELAND – Police Deranged for Orchestra LP (BMG) *Now available on Blue Vinyl

CRAVEN FAULTS – Standers 2LP (Leaf)

CRO-MAGS – Best Wishes LP (Astor Place) *Ltd. Clear & Multi-Color Splatter Vinyl

CRO-MAGS – The Age of Quarrel LP (Astor Place) *Black or Ltd. Smoke Cloud Vinyl

CYNIC – Refocus LP (Season of Mist) *30th Anniversary Edition

TRE D’AMBROCIA – Closer/ Love is Gonna Let You Down 7″ (Palmetto Street)

ANGELO DE AUGUSTINE – Toil & Trouble LP/CD (Asthmatic Kitty) *Gold Color Vinyl

DAN DEACON – Hustle (Soundtrack) LP (Netflix) *Original music from 2022 Netflix film starring ADAM SANDLER

DEATH GRIPS – Year of the Snitch LP (Harvest) *Back in stock!

ESTRELLA DEL SOL – Figura De Cristal (Felte) *Baby Pink Vinyl

DINOSAUR JR – Beyond LP (Baked Goods) *15th Anniversary, Ltd. Green & Purple Vinyl w/ 7″ – Back in stock!

DOPE LEMON – Honey Bones 2LP (BMG) *2023 Repress – Yellow Vinyl

DOPE LEMON – Rose Pink Cadillac 2LP (BMG) *2023 Repress – Pink Vinyl

DOPE LEMON – Smooth Big Cat LP (BMG) *Turquoise Blue Vinyl

DRUDKH – Autumn Aurora LP (Season of Mist) *Reissue – Ltd. 600

DRUDKH – Estrangement LP (Season of Mist) *Clear/Black Marble Vinyl

DRUDKH – Swan Road LP (Season of Mist) *Reissue – Ltd. Silver Vinyl

DYSTOPIA – Dystopia LP (Tankcrimes) *Reissue

GHOST – Ceremony & Devotion 2LP (Loma Vista) *Back in stock!

GHOST – If You Have Ghost LP (Loma Vista) *Yellow Vinyl

GHOST – Popestar LP (Loma Vista) *Indie Exclusive Milky Clear Vinyl – Back in stock!

GOGO PENGUIN – V2.0 2LP (Gondwana) *Deluxe Edition – Green Vinyl

GRANDADDY – Sumday LP (Dangerbird) *20th Anniversary – Ltd. White Vinyl

GRANDADDY – Sumday: The Cassette Demos LP (Dangerbird)

GRATEFUL DEAD – History of the Grateful Dead Vol. 1: Bear’s Choice LP (Rhino) *180g, Remastered

GRATEFUL DEAD – Live at RFK Stadium 6/10/73 4CD (Rhino)

GREET DEATH – New Hell LP (Deathwish) *2023 Repress

GYM CLASS HEROES – The Papercut Chronicles 2LP (Fueled By Ramen) *Reissue

ALBERT HAMMOND JR. – Melodies on Hiatus 2LP/CD (Red Bull) *Ltd. Splatter Vinyl

KIERAN HEBDEN & WILLIAM TYLER – Darkness, Darkness 12″ (Psychic Hotline)

ILLUMINATI HOTTIES – Kiss Yr Frenemies LP (Tiny Engines) *2023 Repress – Ltd. Recycled Vinyl

JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT – Here We Rest LP (Southeastern) *Remastered – Back in stock!

ISIS – Oceanic 2LP (Ipecac) *Remastered – Ltd. Clear Vinyl

CHUCK JOHNSON – Music from Burden of Proof LP (All Saints) *Ltd. Silver Vinyl

RAGNAR JOHNSON & JESSICA MAYER – Spirit Cry Flutes & Bamboo Jews Harps from Papa New Guinea: Eastern Highlands & Madang 2LP/CD (Ideologic Organ) *Companion book A New Guinea Journey also available

JANIS JOPLIN & JORMA KAUKONEN – The Legendary Typewriter Tape LP (Omnivore) *Color Vinyl

KAROL G – Mañana Será Bonito 2LP (Universal) *Now available on vinyl

KESHA – Gag Order LP (RCA) *Now available on vinyl

KHANATE – To Be Cruel 2LP/CD (Sacred Bones) *Black or Ltd. White Vinyl

KHRUANGBIN & NUBYA GARCIA – Live at Radio City Music Hall LP (Dead Oceans)

>> KING GEEDORAH (aka MF DOOM) – Take Me to Your Leader 2LP (Big Dada) *Deluxe Edition w/ Anti-Matter 7″

>> JOHN CARROLL KIRBY – Blowout 2LP (Stones Throw)

KAYO KONISHI & YUKIO KONDON – Elfen Lied (Soundtrack) LP (Tiger Lab) *Clear Vinyl

LAIBACH – Iron Sky: The Coming Race (Soundtrack) LP (Mute)

LOMA PRIETA – Last LP (Deathwish) *Black or Indie Exclusive Color Vinyl

LOS AMIGOS INVISIBLES – The New Sound of the Venezuelan Gozadera 2LP (Luaka Bop) *25th Anniversary – Color Vinyl

LOW – C’mon LP (Sub Pop) *Back in stock!

HENRY MANFREDINI – Friday The 13th Part V: A New Beginning (Soundtrack) 2LP (Waxwork) *180g – Color Vinyl

HENRY MANFREDINI – Friday The 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (Soundtrack) 2LP (Waxwork) *180g – Color Vinyl

HENRY MANFREDINI – Friday The 13th: The Final Chapter (Soundtrack) 2LP (Waxwork) *180g – Color Vinyl

CLIFF MARTINEZ – Touch of Crude (Soundtrack) LP (Milan) *Original music from Nicolas Winding Refn’s Prada Spring Summer 2023 short film

>> MODERN COSMOLOGY – What Will You Grow Now? LP/CD (Duophonic)

JANELLE MONÁE – The Electric Lady 2LP (Atlantic) *Reissue – Clear Vinyl

OPTIKI MOUSIKI – Tomos 2 LP (Heat Crimes)

MEG MYERS – Tzia LP (Sumerian) *Color Vinyl

NAS – King’s Disease III 2LP/CD (Mass Appeal) *Black or Ltd. Color Vinyl – 2022 album now available on LP & CD


OINGO BOINGO – Nothing to Fear LP (A&M) *Green & Black Smoke Vinyl – Back in stock!

PARIS TEXAS – Boy Anonymous LP (Paris Texas)

>> HAYDEN PEDIGO – The Happiest Times I Ever Ignored LP (Mexican Summer) *Black or Indie Exclusive Radioactive Green Vinyl

PHISH – Farmhouse 2LP (Jemp) *180g, Remastered – Ltd. “Northern Lights” Color Vinyl

PIGEON – Backslider 12″ (Soundway)

JD PINKUS & TALL TALL TREES – Ponder Machine LP (Shimmy Disc)

A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS – Live at Levitation LP (Reverberation Appreciation Society) *Indie Exclusive Color Vinyl

PORTUGAL. THE MAN – Evil Friends LP (Atlantic) *Reissue

>> BRIGID MAE POWER – Dream from the Deep Well LP (Fire)

POWER TRIP – Live in Seattle 5/28/2018 LP/CD (Southern Lord) *Black, Transparent Green, Transparent Purple, or Cloudy Clear Vinyl Nightmare Logic LP also back in stock at WP!

PUSCIFER – C is for… LP (BMG) *Opaque Gold Vinyl

PUSCIFER – V is for Vagina 2LP (BMG) *Reissue – Exclusive Ltd. Blue w/ Black Smoke Vinyl

>> THE REDS, PINKS & PURPLES – The Town That Cursed Your Name LP (Slumberland) *Blue Vinyl

SIX FINGER SATELLITE – The Pigeon is the Most Popular Bird 2LP (Sub Pop) *Remastered – Loser Edition Color Vinyl

SLY & THE FAMILY STONE – Fresh LP (Epic) *50th Anniversary, RSD Essential – Neon Orange Vinyl

>> SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE – Hypnic Jerks LP (Tiny Engines) *2023 Repress – Ltd. Pink Vinyl

SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE – Pleasure Suck LP (Tiny Engines) *2023 Repress – Ltd. Orange Vinyl

STEADY HANDS – Cheap Fiction LP (Lame-O) *Electric Blue Vinyl

RONALD STEIN – Spider Baby (Soundtrack) LP (Waxwork) *Blue/Green Marble Vinyl

JOANNA STERNBERG – I’ve Got Me LP/CD (Fat Possum) *Black or Indie Exclusive Color Vinyl

THE STOMACHMOUTHS – Speed Freak LP (Busy Bee Productions)

>> SUN RA – The Space Age is Here to Stay 2LP (Modern Harmonic)

SWANS – The Beggar 2LP/2CD (Young God)

TSJUDER – Helvegr LP (Season of Mist) *Ltd. 1000

THE WAR ON DRUGS – Wagonwheel Blues LP (Secretly Canadian) *Back in stock!

WILD PINK – Yolk in the Fur 2LP (Tiny Engines) *2023 Repress – Ltd. Teal Vinyl

LUCINDA WILLIAMS – Stories from a Rock N Roll Heart LP/CD (Thirty Tigers) *Black or Indie Exclusive Blue Vinyl

WOLF EYES – Wolf Eyes w/ Spykes LP (Wolf Eyes)

WOO – Into the Heart of Love 2LP (Palto Flats)

MITCHUM YACOUB – Living High in the Brass Empire LP (All-Town Sound) *Black or Ltd. Orange Iris Vinyl

>> HIROSHI YOSHIMURA – Music for Nine Postcards LP (Empire of Signs) *Reissue, Ltd. Color Vinyl – Back in stock!

FRANK ZAPPA – Funky Nothingness LP/CD (Zappa)

VARIOUS – Cabinet of Curiosities (Soundtrack) 2LP (Lakeshore) *Gold Vinyl – Music from Guillermo Del Toro’s Netflix series

VARIOUS – L80s: So Unusual LP (Numero Group) *Denim Pocket Cover – Black or Lipstick Red Vinyl

VARIOUS – Something Weird Greatest Hits 2LP (Modern Harmonic) *Ltd. Pink Vinyl

VARIOUS – Taang! Records: The First Ten Singles LP (Taang)

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Reckless Records 6/23/23 New Releases

Wye Oak – Every Day Like The Last


>> JONNY BENAVIDEZ – My Echo, Shadow & Me LP (Timmion) *Black or Ltd. Pink Vinyl

This debut album from New York’s JONNY BENAVIDEZ makes good use of Timmion’s house backing band COLD DIAMOND & MINK, with hazy, nostalgic production on songs that recall classic doo-wop and early soul in the FLAMINGOS vein. RECOMMENDED!

>> GEESE – 3D Country LP (Partisan) *Black or Ltd. Clear Vinyl

This sophomore record from Brooklyn’s GEESE takes a more laid-back approach from their debut, toning down their angular post-punk hooks with jammy, summertime songs that seem to chase the sound of mid/late-70s ROLLING STONES. On Partisan & RECOMMENDED!

>> TIM HECKER – No Highs 2LP (Kranky)

Tim Hecker returns after a 4 year absence with No Highs for Kranky. Hecker is a master of deep frequencies & tones & on this one he uses acoustic instruments like Colin Stetson’s cyclical sax patterns, steel guitar, french horn & bass clarinet along with his laptop manipulations to create a rich realm. Ambient music is in a weird spot in 2023 & Hecker still comes out on top. RECOMMENDED!

>> JOHANNA SAMUELS – Bystander LP (Jealous Butcher) *Orange Vinyl

Tactile indie-folk from LA’s JOHANNA SAMUELS, who here partners with producer Josh Kaufman (who’s worked with CASSANDRA JENKINS and THE HOLD STEADY, as well as being in BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN) for a similar sound that is both textured and free-wheeling, with SAMUELS’ simple, evocative songwriting front and center. RECOMMENDED!

>> WYE OAK – Every Day Like The Last: Collected Singles 2019-2023 LP/CD (Merge) *”Peak Vinyl Edition” Ltd. Swirl Vinyl

The latest collection from long-running indie band WYE OAK compiles digital singles from the past four years as well as a trio of new songs, all showcasing a more folk-driven approach to the gauzy, thorny rock the duo has perfected over the last 15 years. Good stuff! RECOMMENDED!


HANNAH ALDRIDGE – Dream of America LP (Icons Create Evil Art)

RALPH ALESSI – It’s Always Now LP (ECM)

AHMED BEN ALI – Subhana LP (Habibi Funk)

AMERICAN AQUARIUM – Things Change LP (New West)

ATIVIN – Austere LP (Joyful Noise) *Color Vinyl

>> BEACH HOUSE – 7 LP (Sub Pop) *Back in stock!

6LACK (aka BLACK) – Since I Have a Lover 2LP (LVRN) *Pink Vinyl – Early 2023 album now available

GARY BURTON – New Quartet LP (ECM) *Reissue – ECM Luminescence Series

>> CABLE TIES – All Her Plans LP (Merge) *Black or “Peak Vinyl Edition” Ltd. Metallic Ice Queen Vinyl

THE CAT & BELLS CLUB – The Cat & Bells Club LP (Blank Forms)

DON CHERRY, DEWEY REDMAN, CHARLIE HADEN & ED BLACKWELL – Old & New Dreams LP (ECM) *Reissue – ECM Luminescence Series

CHROME – 3rd From the Sun LP (Cleopatra) *Reissue – Ltd. Red/Blue Starburst Vinyl

KELLY CLARKSON – Chemistry LP (Atlantic)

>> COME – Near-Life Experience LP (Fire) *Reissue – Ltd. Pink Vinyl

STEWART COPELAND – Police Deranged for Orchestra LP (BMG)

CREOLE & CHINAFRICA – Journey From Creation 1975-1985 2LP (Export Bond)

D’ANGELO – Brown Sugar 2LP (Virgin) *2015 Reissue, White Vinyl – Classic FINALLY back in stock!

THE DREAM SYNDICATE – Days of Wine & Roses 2LP (Fire) *40th Anniversary – Remastered w/ Bonus 12″

CLEVELAND EATON – Half & Half LP (Light In The Attic) *Import, Reissue

EIAFUAWN – Birds in the Ground LP (Numero Group) *Clay Parton from DUSTER – Black or Bee Yellow Vinyl

BRIAN ENO – Ambient 4: On Land LP (Astralwerks) *Reissue – Back in stock!

BRIAN ENO – Taking Tiger Mountain (by Strategy) LP (Astralwerks) *Remastered – Back in stock!

ENYA – A Box of Dreams 3LP Box (Warner)

ESOTERIC – Burrito Beats LP (Fly Casual)

FATLIP & BLU – Live From the End of the World LP (Nature Sounds)

>> FOALS – Antidotes LP (Sub Pop) *Back in stock!

>> MARTIN FRAWLEY – The Wannabe LP (Trouble In Mind) *Black or Baby Blue Vinyl

JOE GITTLEMAN/ BAD OPERATION – Wavebreaker #4 (Split) LP (Bad Time Records)

>> GRAVY TRAIN!!!! – Hello Doctor LP (Kill Rock Stars) *20th Anniversary, Remastered – Color Vinyl w/ bonus 7″

TOMMY GUERRERO – Soul Food Taqueria 2LP (Be With) *Import, Reissue

CORY HANSON – Western Cum LP/CD/CS (Drag City)

JOE HISAISHI – Castle in the Sky/ Howl’s Moving Castle/ Kiki’s Delivery Service/ My Neighbor Totoro/ Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind/ Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea/ Porco Rosso/ Princess Mononoke/ Spirited Away/ Tale of the Princess Kaguya/ The Wind Rises (Soundtracks) LPs (Studio Ghibli) *Japanese imports each sold separately – Color Vinyl w/ OBI **Selling out fast so call store to check for availability!**

BILLIE HOLIDAY – Songs for Distingue Lovers LP (Verve) *180g, Remastered – Acoustic Sounds Series

JOHN LEE HOOKER – Alone: Live at Hunter College 1976 2LP (BMG) *180g

THE JERKY BOYS – The Jerky Boys LP (Select)

KEHLANI – Cloud 19 12″ (Atlantic)

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – Infest the Rats Nest: Red Rocks 2022 LP (We Are Busy Bodies) *Ltd. Glow-in-the-Dark Green Vinyl

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – Live in Adelaide 2019 3LP (Fuzz Club) *180g – Color Vinyl

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – Live in London 2019 3LP (Fuzz Club) *180g – Color Vinyl

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – Murder of the Universe: Red Rocks 2022 LP (We Are Busy Bodies) *Ltd. White Sparkle Vinyl w/ puzzle

FELA KUTI – Gentlemen LP (Knitting Factory) *50th Anniversary – Ltd. “Igbo Smoke” Vinyl

GRAHAM LAMBKIN – Aphorisms 2LP (Blank Forms)

HECTOR LAVOE – La Voz LP (Craft) *180g, Remastered

LITTLE FEAT – Sailin Shoes 3LP (Warner) *Deluxe Edition – Remastered w/ bonus tracks & live show

JENNIFER LOPEZ – On the 6 2LP (Legacy) *Reissue

LUNICE – Open LP (Lucky Me) *Blue Vinyl

LUSTMORD & AETHEK – Scorn 2LP (Ebb Software) *Soundtrack to 2022 video game

LUTALO – Once Now, Then Again LP (Winspear)

MICHIO MAMIYA – Grave of the Fireflies (Soundtrack) LP (Studio Ghibli) *Japanese import – Color Vinyl w/ OBI

WALTER MARTIN – The World at Night LP (Family Jukebox)

CHARLES MINGUS – Changes: Complete 70s Atlantic Studio Recordings LP/CD (Atlantic) *8LP or 7CD Box

MODERN JAZZ QUARTET – The Montreux Years 2LP (BMG) *180g

THE MUSIC MACHINE – (Turn on) The Music Machine LP (Craft) *Remastered


WILLIE NELSON – The Great Divide LP (Lost Highway) *180g, Reissue

CHITRA NEOGY – The Perfumed Garden: A Hymn to Love LP (Modern Harmonic) *Deluxe Box – Remastered w/ book

NO JOY – Wait to Pleasure LP (Mexican Summer) *10th Anniversary – w/ bonus tracks

OCEAN – Holocene – Instrumental LP (Pelagic) *Blue Vinyl

ODIE – Analogue LP (Empire) *2023 Repress – Sky Blue Vinyl

JIM O’ROURKE – The Visitor LP (Drag City) *Back in stock!

BOBBY OROZA & EL MICHELS AFFAIR – Whatcha Know 7″ (Big Crown)

ANDERSON PAAK – Malibu 2LP (Empire) w/ poster – Back in stock!

PARAMORE – Paramore 2LP (Fueled By Ramen) *Back in stock!

PARDONER – Peace Loving People LP (Bar None)

LIZ PHAIR – Whip-Smart LP (Capitol) *Reissue – Back in stock! ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

THE PHASE PROBLEM – The Phase Problem LP (Brassneck)

PIXIES – Wave of Mutilation: Best of Pixies LP (4AD) *Back in stock!

PORTUGAL. THE MAN – Chris Black Changed My Life LP/CD (Atlantic) *Black or Ltd. Clear Vinyl

MARGO PRICE – That’s How Rumors Get Started LP (Loma Vista) *2020 album now available on indie Exclusive Pink Vinyl

FLORENCE PUGH – A Good Person 10″ (Mercury) *2 tracks from the 2023 film

SONNY ROLLINS – Go West! Contemporary Record Albums LP/CD (Craft) *Remastered – 3LP or 3CD Box

THE ROOF DOGS – Here You Are LP (Earth Libraries) ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶


SCORPIONS – Fly to the Rainbow LP (BMG) *180g, Remastered – Ltd. Color Vinyl

SCORPIONS – In Trance LP (BMG) *180g, Remastered – Ltd. Color Vinyl

SCORPIONS – Taken By Force LP (BMG) *180g, Remastered – Ltd. Color Vinyl

SCORPIONS – Virgin Killer LP (BMG) *180g, Remastered – Ltd. Color Vinyl

SEBADOH – Bakesale LP (Sub Pop) *Reissue w/ bonus tracks – Back in stock!

TY SEGALL & EMMETT KELLY – Live at Worship LP (Drag City)

SEVERED HEADS – Bad Mood Guy 2LP (Futurismo) *Import, Deluxe Edition – “Fleabitten Rash” or “Jetlag Metal” Color Vinyl

SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY JAZZ ENSEMBLE – Goes to Africa With Love 2LP (Now Again) *Remastered w/ bonus tracks & book

SUPERVIOLET – Infinite Spring LP (Lame-O) *Sunset Swirl Color Vinyl

TALKING HEADS – Remain in Light LP (Rhino) *180g, Reissue – Back in stock!

PETE TOWNSHEND – Empty Glass LP (Universal) *Half-Speed Master

PETE TOWNSHEND & RONNIE LANE – Rough Mix LP (Universal) *Half-Speed Master

MCCOY TYNER – The Montreux Years 2LP/CD (BMG) *180g

UNEARTH – The Wretched, The Ruinous LP (Century Media) *180g – Glow-in-the-Dark Color Vinyl

>> VAMPIRE WEEKEND – Vampire Weekend LP (XL) *Back in stock!

THE WATSON TWINS – Holler LP (Bloodshot) *Indie Exclusive Violet Vinyl

YAKUZA – Sutra 2LP (Svart) *Now available on Black Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

VARIOUS – Jackpot Plays PINBALL Vol. 1 LP (Jackpot) *Color Vinyl

VARIOUS – Jackpot Plays PINBALL Vol. 2 LP (Jackpot) *Color Vinyl

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Reckless Records 6/16/23 New Releases

Fred again… & Brian Eno – Secret Life


>> GREG FOAT & GIGI MASIN – Dolphin LP (Strut)

Awesome collab between UK jazz keyboardist GREG FOAT and legendary Italian ambient composer GIGI MASIN. Some third streamish spaciousness that reminds us of the FLOATING POINTS / PHAROAH SANDERS record from a few years ago, along with the rhythmic thrust of the self-titled RESAVOIR record. RECOMMENDED!

>> FRED AGAIN… & BRIAN ENO – Secret Life LP/CD (Text) *Early 2023 album now available

2023 collab (and hopefully the first of many) between red hot producer FRED AGAIN… and his mentor, the icon BRIAN ENO. Secret Life tends to lean more towards Eno’s classic ambient sound than the preferred rave/house sound of Fred again…’s solo LPs, with varied samples & ethereal vox that fans of BURIAL, JAMES BLAKE, and THE XX oughta vibe with heavy. Released on FOUR TET’s Text Records and HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> DANNY PAUL GRODY – Arc of Day LP (Three Lobed)

Excellent, acoustic guitar-centered pastoral Americana from DANNY PAUL GRODY, evoking the music of Windham Hill artists like WILLIAM ACKERMAN and ALEX DE GRASSI as well as classic ambient in the vein of HAROLD BUDD and ENO. Lovely music! RECOMMENDED.

>> HEAVENLY – Le Jardin de Heavenly LP (Skep Wax) *Reissue w/ 7″ booklet

Essential reissue of HEAVENLY’s sophomore record which presages BELLE & SEBASTIAN’s twee, sentimental lilt while still keeping up a raucous power pop edge. A Sarah Records classic which comes HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> JABEE – Am I Good Enough 2LP (Clerestory AV)

You might not have heard JABEE’s name, but the MC is an underground legend. OKC’s not a place with a long history of great rap music, but Jabee’s prolific output means that he has a long reach. Here on this compilation of 4 EPs worth of excellent rhymes & beats, Jabee calls in assistance from Producers like HAVOC (Mobb Deep) & MCs like BLU & BOLDY JAMES… RECOMMENDED.


GRACIE ABRAMS – Good Riddance 2LP (Interscope) *Deluxe Edition – Black or Ltd. Clear Vinyl

THE ALARM – Forwards LP (Twenty First Century) *White Vinyl

ALICI – Frutas/ Can’t Keep My Plants Alive 7″ (Eraserhood) *Bubblegum Pink Vinyl

ARKELLS – Blink Twice LP (Virgin)


BAILEY’S NERVOUS KATS – Nervous Kats LP (Numero Group) *Ltd. Splatter Vinyl

BATHS – Ocean Death 12″ (Anticon) *2023 Repress

ROGER BEKONO – Roger Bekono CS (Awesome Tapes From Africa)

BELL ORCHESTRE – Who Designs Natures How? LP (Erased Tapes) *Reissue

BENNY THE BUTCHER – The Plugs I Met II LP (Griselda) *Burgundy Vinyl

THE BETHS – Warm Blood 12″ (Carpark) *Now available on Ltd. Light Blue Vinyl

BONNY DOON – Let There Be Music LP/CD (Anti-)

BORIS & UNIFORM – Bright New Disease LP/CD (Sacred Bones) *Indie Exclusive Red Vinyl

BRIGHT EYES – Casadaga 2LP (Dead Oceans) *Ltd. Yellow Vinyl – A Companion also available (sold separately) on Gold Vinyl

BRIGHT EYES – Noise Floor: Rarities 1998-2005 LP (Dead Oceans) *Reissue – Ltd. Gold Vinyl or 2LP Ltd. Champagne Wave Vinyl

BRIGHT EYES – The People’s Key LP (Dead Oceans) *Ltd. Tangerine Vinyl – A Companion also available (sold separately) on Gold Vinyl


THE CHAMELEONS – Script of the Bridge 2LP (Blue Apple) *Remastered – Ltd. Color Vinyl

SHEILA CHANDRA – ABoneCroneDrone/ Weaving My Ancestors’ Voices/ Zen Kiss LPs (Real World) *Reissues

COLDPLAY – Prospekt’s March 12″ (Parlophone) *2023 Reissue

J. COLE – Born Sinner 2LP (Dreamville) *10th Anniversary Edition

GUILHERME COUTINHO – Guilherme Coutinho e o Grupo Stalo LP (Mr. Bongo) *Import – Reissue

CREEPING DEATH – Boundless Domain LP (MNRK) *180g – Clear Vinyl

DEER TICK – Emotional Contract LP (ATO)

MAC DEMARCO – Five Easy Hot Dogs LP (Mac’s Record Label) *Early 2023 album now available on vinyl

>> MARCEL DETTMANN – Electric Drive 12″ (fabric)

DINNER PARTY – Enigmatic Society CD (Empire)

DINOSAUR JR – Bug LP (Jagjaguwar) *2011 Reissue – Classic FINALLY back in stock!

DJANGO DJANGO – Off Planets: Parts 1-4 2LP (Because)

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS – The Complete Dirty South 2LP (New West) *Ltd. “Reposado” Marbled Vinyl w/ book

BRIAN ENO – Ambient 1: Music for Airports LP (Astralwerks) *Reissue – Back in stock!

THE FLAMING LIPS – Hypnotist LP (Warner) *20th Anniversary – Pink Vinyl

FRIENDKERREK – Geology LP (Grilchy Party)

>> MORT GARSON – Mother Earth’s Plantasia LP (Sacred Bones) *Black or Ltd. Green Vinyl – Back in stock!

SAM GENDEL – Fresh Bread LP (Leaving)

NICO GEORIS – Cloud Suites CS (Leaving)

ROBERT GLASPER – In My Element 2LP (Blue Note) *180g, Remastered – Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series

GOV’T MULE – Peace… Like a River 2LP (Fantasy)

TOSHIYUKI HONDA – Burnin’ Waves LP (Electric Bird)

NATALIE IMBRUGLIA – Left of the Middle LP (Legacy) *Reissue

J DILLA – Ruff Draft: Dilla’s Mix LP (Pay Jay)

NOAH KAHAN – Stick Season 2LP (Mercury) *Ltd. Indie Exclusive tote bags available with purchase while supplies last

KILL LINCOLN – You Were There LP (Bad Time Records) *Ltd. Cyan Vinyl

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – Ice, Death, Planets, Lungs, Mushrooms & Lava 2LP (KGLW) *Lucky Rainbow Vinyl

RUTH KOLEVA – R U T H LP (Flatline Collective) *10th Anniversary

KOOL KEITH – Black Elvis 2 CD (Mello Music Group)

KRAAK & SMAAK – Twenty 2LP (Jalapeno Records)

>> LABLUE & ASTRONNE – Blue Phases LP (Roche)

LIL KIM – Hardcore 2LP (Big Beat) *Reissue – Ltd. “Champagne on Ice” Vinyl

MIKE LINDSAY & KATHERINE PRIDDY – Endless Coloured Ways: Songs of Nick Drake 7″ (Blue Raincoat)

LOGIC – College Park 2LP (Three Oh One) *Black or Ltd. White Vinyl

LYDIA LOVELESS – Daughter LP (Blooshot) *2023 Repress – Pink Vinyl

MACKJUNT. – Lowriding Singles Vol. 2 CS (Siccness)

MADLIB – Shades of Blue 2LP (Blue Note) *180g, Remastered – Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series

>> MADLIB & FRANK NITT – Madlib Medicine Show #9: Channel 86 Presents Nittyville 3LP (Madlib) *Back in stock!

ANN-MARGRET – Born to be Wild LP (Cleopatra) *Ltd. Splatter Vinyl, available in Green/Gold or Purple/Green/Black variants

MASTER DANSE – Feelin’ Dead LP (Riding Easy)

MONOPHONICS/ KELLY FINNIGAN – Love You Better/ Shape of My Teardrops 7″ (Colemine) *White Vinyl

MOTÖRHEAD – Live at Montreux Jazz Festival 2007: We Play Rock ‘n’ Roll 2LP/CD (BMG) *Remastered

MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO – The Omnichord Real Book 2LP (Blue Note)

NORMAL NADA THE KRAKMAXTER – Tribal Progressive Heavy Metal LP (Nyege Nyege Tapes)

OFF WITH THEIR HEADS – All Things Move Toward Their End LP (Anxious & Angry)

THE OFFSPRING – Rise & Fall, Rage & Grace LP (Round HIll) *15th Anniversary – Ltd. Edition w/ 7″

OH NO – Good Vibes, Bad Vibes LP/CD (Nature Sounds)

ONSLAUGHT – Power From Hell LP (HR Records) *Reissue – Ltd. Picture Disc

ALAN PARKER & ALAN HAWKSHA – Black Pearl LP (Music De Wolfe)

PELICANMAN – Planet Chernobyl LP (ORG) *New project from MIKE WATT & PETRA HADEN – Ltd. Blue Marbled Vinyl

PET SHOP BOYS – Smash: The Singles 1985-2020 LP/CD (Parlophone) *6LP Box or 3CD set w/ 2 Blu-rays

THE POISON ARROWS – Crime & Soda LP (Solid Brass) *Ltd. Blue Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

PRODIGY (of MOBB DEEP) – Return of the Mac (Get On Down) *RSD 2022 Pressing – Back in stock!

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE – In Times New Roman… 2LP/CD (Matador) *Black, Ltd. Green, Ltd. Red, Ltd. Silver, or Ltd. Translucent Blue Vinyl (Selling fast – call store for availability)

RAE SREMMURD – Sremm 4 Life LP (Interscope) *Early 2023 album now available on vinyl

RANSOM – Pain & Glory LP (TCF)

RANSOM & VDON – Chaos is My Ladder CD (Serious Soundz)

RZA – Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai (Soundtrack) LP (36 Chambers) *Back in stock!

SADHUGOLD – Golden Joe Vol. 2 LP (Nature Sounds)

EMELI SANDE & JOHN GRANT – Endless Coloured Ways: Songs of Nick Drake 7″ (Chrysalis)

SAY SHE SAY – Reeling 7″ (Karma Chief) *Green Vinyl

SILVER CAR CRASH – Shattered Shine LP (Crafted Sounds)

ALLEN STONE – Building Balance LP (ATO) *Ltd. Color Vinyl

ALLEN STONE – Radius 2LP (ATO) *Ltd. Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl

JANAKA STUCKY – Ascend Ascend 2LP (Neurot)

SUNSET RUBDOWN – Snake’s Got a Leg LP (Pronounced Kroog)

>> TELEFON TEL AVIV – Dreams Are Not Enough LP (Ghostly Int’l) *Back in stock!

CHRISSY ZEBBY TEMPO & NGOZI FAMILY – My Ancestors LP (Mississippi) *Reissue

38 SPESH – 7 Shots LP (TCF) *Neon Green or Neon Violet Vinyl

THRICE – The Artist in the Ambulance: Revisited LP (Many Hats Dist.) *Clear Vinyl – Ltd. 6000

UNWOUND – Challenge for a Civilized Society LP (Numero Group) *Reissue – Back in stock!

>> ARTHUR VEROCAI – Timeless: Arthur Verocai 2LP (Mochilla) *Back in stock!

LEROY VINNEGAR SEXTET – Leroy Walks! LP (Craft) *180g, Remastered – Acoustic Sounds Series

MIKE WATT – Hyphenated-man LP (ORG) *Ltd. Swirl Vinyl

WILLIE THE KID & VDON – Blue Notes II CD (Serious Soundz)

YOURS ARE THE ONLY EARS – We Know The Sky LP (Lame-O) *Ltd. Color Vinyl

YUSUF/ CAT STEVENS – King of a Land LP (BMG) *Deluxe Edition – Ltd. Green Vinyl

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Reckless Records 6/9/23 New Releases

King Krule – Space Heavy


>> BELL WITCH – Future’s Shadow Part 1: Clandestine Gate 2LP/CD (Profound Lore) *Ltd. Purple Vinyl

BELL WITCH returns with Future’s Shadow: Part 1 Clandestine Gate the first part of a proposed three album trilogy. The album starts off with a mellow organ passage that sounds like a funeral dirge.Guitars slowly fade in & the piece finally fully arrives at the 9 minute mark. If you thought Mirror Reaper was a slow burn wait until you throw this one on. All of the elements that we know & love about BELL WITCH are here, slow as molasses doom, epic patience & willingness to let the chords breathe & REVERENCE FOR THE DOOM. RECOMMENDED.

>> DECISIVE PINK – Ticket to Fame LP (Fire) *Ltd. Pink Vinyl

An exciting collaborative project between KATE NV and ANGEL DERADOORIAN, channeling the former’s forays into experimental pop and the latter’s penchant for ambient atmospherics. Angular, disarming, playfully abstract, and RECOMMENDED.

>> FEEBLE LITTLE HORSE – Girl With Fish LP/CD/CS (Saddle Creek) *Pink Vinyl or Indie Exclusive Grey Galaxy Vinyl

Following hot off the heels of Saddle Creek’s Hayday vinyl reissue, FEEBLE LITTLE HORSE’s sophomore record keeps up the gauzy, off-kilter approach found in self recording. Girl with Fish is filled with confident, dynamic songwriting that draws from shoegaze and noise pop, all with a playful attitude that pops up in turns of phrase and home studio tricks. For fans of: ALEX G, LIZ PHAIR, HORSEGIRL. RECOMMENDED!

>> JAYDA G – Guy LP (Ninja Tune) *Ltd. Eco-Mix Vinyl – Signed Edition available while supplies last

The latest record from London-based JAYDA G is a rich mixture of house, R&B and disco, with her own voice brought more to the forefront. A tribute to her father and his experiences as a black man in 20th century America, this should appeal to fans of YAYA BEY, PEGGY GOU and AVALON EMERSON. RECOMMENDED.

>> KING KRULE – Space Heavy LP/CD (Matador) *Black or Indie Exclusive Clear Vinyl

This fourth album for Archy Marshall as KING KRULE seems to catch him drifting over his signature hazy, swamped-up sound, breaking up the guitar distortion and general reverb with more, well, space. Marshall utilizes space perfectly here, creating uncluttered, rich atmospheres with synth pads and minimal band arrangements, bringing both his bittersweet melodies and wry lyricism to the forefront. The most mature release of his to date. Excellent stuff! RECOMMENDED!

>> JENNY LEWIS – Joy’All LP/CD/CS (Blue Note) *Black or Indie Exclusive Green Vinyl

JENNY LEWIS returns with her first album since 2019’s great On The Line. Recorded with producer DAVE COBB and a crack team of Nashville session musicians (plus special guest JON BRION), Joy’All is full of quirky, soulful country pop. that’ll hit the same pleasure center in your brain as classic FLEETWOOD MAC, DIANA ROSS, and even – stick with us here – JIMMY BUFFETT. On Blue Note and, as always with anything Jenny touches, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> MAG-AMPLITUDE – Wizards of Tomorrow LP (Zaius Tapes)

Zaius Tapes has dug up a really interesting nugget, this time a 1983 LP that was released in a pressing of just 100. Led by the blind guitarist Matt Muncil, MAG-AMPLITUDE’s sound sits somewhere between post-STOOGES proto-punk, outsider early noise like THE GODZ, lo-fi basement jams like WICKED LADY & some guitar playing that remind us of THE WIPERS’ Greg Sage. RECOMMENDED.

>> RUPA – Disco Jazz LP (Numero Group) *Reissue – Ltd. “Disco Rainbow” Color Vinyl

Is this disco? Well, maybe. Is this jazz? Dear god no. Numero graces us with a much needed reissue of this rare pop fusion record, one that evades categorization. The closest genres would be funk or boogie. Either way this record makes you move. K I L L E R grooves with traditional Indian instrumentation, and sultry Bengali vocals. What more do I need to say? C’mon, it’s disco-jazz. It’s DISCO JAZZ. VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

>> SQUID – O Monolith LP/CD (Warp) *Black or Ltd. Blue Vinyl

No sophomore slump for Bristol’s SQUID, who build upon their motorik anglo-kraut-pop debut with more daring approaches to studio production that embrace electro- acoustic fusion in the BECK vein as well as robust prog passages that remind us of contemporaries BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD. This outward expansion of sound is tied together on O Monolith with a stronger focus on melody, providing structure to the rhythmic exercises and production forays found all over. On Warp and VERY RECOMMENDED.

>> TEARS FOR FEARS – The Hurting LP (Mercury) *2023 Reissue – Half-Speed Master

TEARS FOR FEARS’ incredible debut album from 1983 has long been overshadowed by its follow-up Songs from the Big Chair. Back in 2002 a cover of “Mad World” from The Hurting was featured on the Donnie Darko soundtrack & it became a bit of a hit. Slowly people began to realize it was a cover & The Hurting started to come back to life. This album is incredibly mature for a debut, and though some of the songs might seem a bit dramatic & even ’emo’ today, their blend of electronics & traditional rock instrumentation still sounds incredibly fresh in 2023. This album is much darker than Songs From the Big Chair and it kind of sounds like a mix of early CURE, DEPECHE MODE, OMD & ULTRAVOX. Do yourself a favor & check out this album if you don’t know it already – it’s a true classic. 2023 half-speed remaster made at Abbey Road! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.


ALCEST – Les Voyages de L’ame LP (Prophecy) *Ltd. Picture Disc

ALKALINE TRIO – Crimson 10″ (Vagrant) *Double 10″ Reissue – Vagrant 25th Anniversary ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

ALKALINE TRIO – Good Mourning 10″ (Vagrant) *Double 10″ Reissue – Vagrant 25th Anniversary ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

ALL TIME LOW – Nothing Personal LP (Hopeless) *Reissue – Ltd. Color Vinyl

>> ANIMAL COLLECTIVE – Spirit They’re Gone, Spirit They’ve Vanished 3LP (Domino) *Remastered – Now available on Ltd. Blue Vinyl (as well as Black Vinyl & Ltd. Green Vinyl)

ALBERT AYLER – In Greenwich Village LP (Superior Viaduct) *2023 Reissue

BALA DESEJO – Sim Sim Sim LP (Mr. Bongo) *Ltd. Red Vinyl

MATT BERRY – Kill The Wolf LP 2LP (Acid Jazz) *10th Anniversary – Ltd. Blood Splatter Vinyl

>> THE BETHS – Jump Rope Gazers LP (Carpark) *Now available on Ltd. Lemon Lime Vinyl

BUSH – Sixteen Stone 2LP (Zuma Rock) *2014 Reissue, Remastered – Ltd. Clear Vinyl back in stock!

G.C. CAMERON – Live for Love 12″ (Soundway)

CHRISTINE & THE QUEENS – Paranoia, Angels, True Love: Highlights LP (Because)

ERIC CHURCH – Mr. Misunderstood LP (EMI) *3rd Press – Ltd. Blue Vinyl

CITIZEN – Youth LP (Run For Cover) *10th Anniversary – Ltd. “Blue Jay” Vinyl

COLD CAVE – Cherish The Light Years/ Cremations/ Fate in Seven Lessons/ Full Cold Moon/ Love Comes Close LPs (Heartworm) *2023 Reissues sold separately – Various Ltd. Color Vinyl

ALICE COOPER – School’s Out 3LP (Rhino) *50th Anniversary – Remastered Deluxe Edition

>> EXPLODING HEARTS – Guitar Romantic LP (Third Man) *Now available on Black Vinyl (Ltd. Clear w/ Pink & Yellow Vinyl still available while supplies last)

>> HOLY CIRCLE – Don’t Disturb My Waking Dream LP (Deathbomb Arc)

THE CRANBERRIES – No Need to Argue 2LP (Island) *Deluxe Edition, Remastered w/ bonus trks – Back in stock!

CURREN$Y – Drive-In Theatre Part 2 2LP (Jet Life) *45RPM – Ltd. Smokey Clear Vinyl

BLOSSOM DEARIE – Blossom Dearie LP (Verve) *180g, Reissue

DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE – Asphalt Meadows: Acoustic LP (Barsuk)

DREAM WIFE – Social Lubrication LP (Lucky Numbers) *Ltd. Red Vinyl

D.R.I. – Greatest Hits LP (Cleopatra) *Ltd. Color Vinyl

>> ELKKA – DJ-Kicks 2LP (K7)

ROBERT ELLIS – Yesterday’s News LP (Niles City) *Ltd. Random Color Vinyl

EXPLOITED – Totally Exploited LP (Radiation) *Import, Reissue

GELD – Currency Castration LP (Relapse) *Ltd. Blood Red Vinyl

FREDDIE GIBBS – $oul $old $eparately LP (Warner) *2022 album finally available on LP! Ltd. Yellow Vinyl

>> BENDIK GISKE – Bendik Giske LP (Smalltown Supersound)

MARCIA GRIFFITHS – Essential Artist Collection 2LP (Trojan)

HOLY MOTORS – Slow Sundown LP (Wharf Cat) *Reissue – Ltd. Red Vinyl

NIALL HORAN – The Show LP/CD (Capitol) *CD includes signed polaroid

HUMAZAPAS – Sara Mama LP (Aya)

JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT – Weathervanes 2LP/CD (Thirty Tigers) *Black or Indie Exclusive “Natural” Vinyl

JACOBITES – Howling Good Times 2LP (Bang)

JAMES – Be Opened by the Wonderful: 40 Years Orchestrated 2LP (Virgin) *Black or Ltd. White Vinyl

RUSTON KELLY – The Weakness LP (Rounder) *Now available on Indie Exclusive “Blue Jay” Vinyl

EARTHA KITT – Bad But Beautiful LP (Verve) *180g, Reissue

LA DISPUTE – Somewhere at the Bottom of the River… LP (No Sleep) *Reissue

LIL WAYNE – Tha Carter III 2LP (Young Money) *Reissue

LOVE & ROCKETS – Sweet F.A. 2LP (Beggars Banquet) *Remastered Expanded Edition

>> HANNAH MACKLIN – Mu LP (Hope Street)

MAGIC SWORD – Omnibus 5LP (Joyful Noise) *Ltd. Color Vinyl – Hand #’d w/ graphic novel

>> MATTHEWDAVID – On Mushrooms EP (Leaving)

JANELLE MONÁE – The Age of Pleasure LP/CD (Atlantic) *Black or Ltd. Orange Crush Vinyl

MONO – My Story, The Buraku Story (Soundtrack) LP (Temporary Residence) *Black or Ltd. Red Vinyl

EMILE MOSSERI – Heaven Hunters LP (Greedy Heart) *Ltd. Color Vinyl

MY MORNING JACKET – MMJ Live Vol. 3: Return to Thunderdome 2LP (ATO) *Black or Ltd. Thunderdome Edition Vinyl

PRINCE – The Gold Experience 2LP (Legacy) *Reissue

PRINCE – The Truth LP (Legacy)

PUBLIC BODY – Big Mess LP (Fatcat)

CHARLIE PUTH – Nine Track Mind LP (Atlantic) *2023 Reissue – Ltd. Clear Vinyl

THE ROLLING STONES – Big Hits: High Tides & Green Grass LP (Decca) *180g, Reissue – Mono

SAULT – Aiir/ Earth/ 11/ Today & Tomorrow/ Untitled (God) LPs (Forever Living Original) *Imports – Sold separately

SCORPIONS – Tokyo Tapes LP (BMG) *180g – Ltd. Color Vinyl

SONNY SHARROCK – Black Woman LP (Superior Viaduct) *Reissue

THE SHITS – You’re a Mess LP (Rocket Recordings)

SLEEP TOKEN – Take Me Back to Eden 2LP (Spinefarm)

SMOKE M2D6 – Quarantine Heartthrob LP (K Records)

>> SOLID SPACE – Space Museum LP (Dark Entries) *Reissue – Back in stock!

THE SWEET THINGS – Brown Leather LP (Spaghetty Town)


>> TEKE::TEKE – Hagata LP (Kill Rock Stars) *Ltd. Seafoam Blue Vinyl

>> SHIZUKA – Heavenly Persona 2LP (Black Editions) *Reissue

SISTER ROSETTA THARPE – Live in 1960 LP (ORG) *Ltd. Red Vinyl

>> THIS IS THE KIT – Careful of Your Keepers LP (Rough Trade) *Indie Exclusive Green Vinyl w/ locked groove

TORTURE RACK – Primeval Onslaught LP/CD (20 Buck Spin) *Black or Ltd. Color Vinyl

WE ALL TOGETHER – Volumen II LP (Munster) *Reissue

>> JESS WILLIAMSON – Time Ain’t Accidental LP/CD (Mexican Summer) *Black or Indie Exclusive Hot Pink Vinyl

THE WORLD IS A BEAUTIFUL PLACE… – Whenever, If Ever LP (Many Hats Dist.) *10th Anniversary – Ltd. Clear/Green Vinyl w/ alternate art

YAKUZA – Sutra 2LP (Svart) *Import – Ltd. Gold Vinyl ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶

YOUTH LAGOON – Heaven is a Junkyard LP/CD (Fat Possum) *Ltd. Ultra Clear Vinyl

VARIOUS – Waves of Distortion: Best of Shoegaze 1990-2022 2LP (Two Piers) *Import

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Reckless Records 6/2/23 New Releases

Protomartyr – Formal Growth in the Desert


>> BULLY – Lucky For You LP/CD/CS (Sub Pop) *Loser Edition Color Vinyl – Limited number of signed prints available with purchase while supplies last!

After a quick stint in THE MOUNTAIN GOATS (producing and playing on the excellent Bleed Out), Alicia Bognanno comes roaring back with her 4th LP under the BULLY moniker. This time around the production is more polished and the genre more varied than strictly “grunge pop,” but the massive hooks, buzzsaw guitar, and Alicia’s raspy howl (one of the best voices in indie rock today) are still razor-sharp and raw as all hell. It hurts so good and it does Sub Pop proud. Highly RECOMMENDED!

>> KAREN DALTON – In My Own Time LP (Light In The Attic) *50th Anniversary – Ltd. Silver Vinyl

KAREN DALTON’s second album didn’t get the attention that it deserved when it was released in 1971 but over time it has come to be considered as a classic. You’d think her connections to others in the scene like BOB DYLAN, TIM HARDIN, and FRED NEIL would have cleared a path for Dalton’s success but a variety of obstacles including music biz politics & Dalton’s drug/alcohol abuse stalled any momentum she might have had. The album was reissued in 2010 and artists like NICK CAVE & JOANNA NEWSOM cite Dalton as an influence, and that & other excellent reissues helped her legend grow. In 2021 a documentary was released & now this beautiful deluxe 50th anniversary edition is here with remastered audio on silver vinyl with booklet & beautiful foil-stamped art. RECOMMENDED!

>> BOB DYLAN – Shadow Kingdom 2LP/CD (Columbia)

Originally released as a limited paid streaming performance during lockdown in 2021, Shadow Kingdom is now available in album form. The songs have a really loose feel, with acoustic guitars, accordion & zero percussion. The line-up features T BONE BURNETT, BIG THIEF’s Buck Meek, Don Was & Greg Leisz & the set list mostly features 60s songs with sometimes drastic reinterpretations, especially on “Tombstone Blues.” Dylan has been playing relentlessly the last few years & you can hear the almost effortless familiarity the group has with the songs & it makes for a very rewarding listen. RECOMMENDED.

>> FOO FIGHTERS – But Here We Are LP/CD/CS (RCA) *Black or Ltd. White Vinyl

One word that has long defined FOO FIGHTERS as a band is “resiliency.” Dave Grohl’s best songs are about sticking around, finding resolve, and learning to walk again when the will to fly just isn’t there. It’s an M.O. that’s left them perfectly equipped to face the tragic passing of their beloved drummer Taylor Hawkins head on. Sonically this record has a lot in common with 1999’s There is Nothing Left to Lose (their first LP with Taylor on drums) – surging power pop, shoegaze, extended instrumental passages, and lo-fi punk, with nods throughout to JAWBREAKER, SUGAR, HUM, and old FM radio faves of Taylor like QUEEN and RUSH. Essentially it’s a concept album about loss: Each song works through grief in ways that are raw, unflinching and devoid of cliche. It’s a special gift for us fans, the band’s legacy, and Taylor’s memory. RIP Hawk. RECOMMENDED.

>> POLIBIO MAYORGA & VARIOUS – Ecuatoriana: El Universo Paralelo de… LP/CD (Analog Africa) *w/ book

The latest entry in Analog Africa’s exploration into Latin American esoterica lands in Ecuador and on the figure of POLIBIO MAYORGA. Gravitating towards Quito’s radio station as a musician and utilizing space-age synth technology that had grown in popularity over the years prior, MAYORGA channeled Andean melodies and realist stories into a fusion that can be described as “tropical psychedelia”. This album collects his work as a performer, musician and songwriter, showcasing a central part of Ecuadorian popular music. RECOMMENDED!

>> PROTOMARTYR – Formal Growth in the Desert LP/CD (Domino) *Black or Indie Exclusive Blue Vinyl

Over five records and a decade-plus, Detroit’s own PROTOMARTYR has been a model for consistency. Album six is no exception, expanding their sonic palette to include icy gothic synth textures and guitar sheet noise to abstract (but not obscure) the band’s classic rhythmic jitters and earworm lead-lines. All these are tied together by Joe Casey’s apocalyptic sermon vocals which continue to deliver without landing on cliche sloganeering. One of the best bands working today. On Domino and HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

>> WICCA PHASE SPRINGS ETERNAL – Wicca Phase Springs Eternal LP (Run For Cover) *Ltd. “Stormcloud Splatter” Vinyl w/ Comic

Adam McIlwee’s WICCA PHASE SPRINGS ETERNAL project has gained notoriety over the past few years for over 20 albums, mixtapes, and Soundcloud drops in the past decade (plus wrestler Darby Allin’s kickass entrance theme in AEW). This S/T record blends dusty house and trap beats with icy post-punk instrumentation and a big dose of pop-punk melodicism. There’s also a great leftfield goth-country duet with Reckless fave ZOLA JESUS. Cool stuff. RECOMMENDED!

>> VARIOUS – Yo! Boombox: Early Independent Hip-Hop 3LP/2CD (Soul Jazz) *Indie Exclusive LP w/ bonus 7″

Following a book by the same name, Soul Jazz releases a comp focusing on the advent of hip-hop and electro, tracing its origins through disco’s denouement and DJ culture as it emerged in the Bronx in the late 70s. Featuring classic cuts from GRANDMASTER FLASH and THE FUNKY FOUR PLUS ONE as well as a smattering of obscure singles from across the country. Essential stuff for any historian of American popular music. RECOMMENDED!


AVENGED SEVENFOLD – Life Is But A Dream 2LP/CD (Warner) *Ltd. Cobalt Blue Vinyl – Exclusive signed CDs available while supplies last! 1 per customer, no phone orders or holds

COUNT BASIE & HIS ORCHESTRA – The Transcription Recordings LP (Hindsight)

BEACH FOSSILS – Bunny LP/CD/CS (Bayonet) *Ltd. Powder Blue Vinyl

>> BJORK – Fossora 2LP (One Little Indian) *2023 Repress

BLACK SABBATH – Live Evil LP/CD (Warner) *Super Deluxe Box Set – 4LP or 4CD w/ books & poster

>> SAM BLASUCCI – Off My Stars LP (Innovative Leisure)

DONALD BYRD – Slow Drag LP (Blue Note) *180g, Remastered – Blue Note Tone Poet Series

CLUB NOUVEAU – The Collection LP (Virgin)

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY – In the Arms of God 2LP (BMG) *Reissue

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY – Live Volume 2LP (BMG) *Ltd. Red Vinyl

ROB CROW/ KRAMER – Split 7″ (Shimmy Disc)

DE LA SOUL – Stakes is High 2LP/CS (Chrysalis) *Reissue

DESMOND DEKKER – Essential Artists Collection 2LP (Trojan) *Ltd. Transparent Violet Vinyl

MCKINLEY DIXON – Beloved! Paradise! Jazz!? LP (City Slang) *Ltd. Eco-Mix Vinyl

DR. JOHN – The Montreux Years 2LP/CD (BMG)

EERIE WANDA/ KRAMER – Split 7″ (Shimmy Disc)

SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR – Hana LP (Cooking Vinyl) *Ltd. Sandstone Vinyl

ELUVIUM – (Whirring Marvels in) Consensus Reality LP (Temporary Residence) *”Volcanic Earth” Color Vinyl

BEN FOLDS – What Matters Most LP/CD (New West) *Ltd. Seaglass Vinyl – Exclusive signed copies available on LP & CD while supplies last! 1 per customer, no phone orders or holds

FUGAZI – Red Medicine LP (Dischord) *Now available on Red Vinyl

NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS – Council Skies LP/CD (Sour Mash) *LP w/ bonus 7″ – Single CD or 2CD Deluxe Edition available

THE GO! TEAM – Thunder, Lightning, Strike LP (Memphis Industries) *Reissue

GORILLAZ – Demon Days 2LP (Warner) *2018 Reissue – Back in stock!

BEN HARPER – Wide Open Light LP (Chrysalis)

>> J DILLA – Donuts 2LP (Stones Throw) *”Smile” Cover back in stock!

JACK JOHNSON – In Between Dub LP (Brushfire)

NORAH JONES – Little Broken Hearts LP/CD (Blue Note) *Reissue

KILLING JOKE – XXV Gathering: Let Us Prey 2LP (Cooking Vinyl) *Ltd. Color Vinyl

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – Demos Vol. 3 & 4 2LP (Needlejuice) *”Deep Pond Scum” Edition – Ltd. Color Vinyl

LARAAJI/ KRAMER – LP (Shimmy Disc) *Ltd. Crystal Clear Vinyl

MATT & KIM – Grand LP (Fader Label) *RSD Essential Reissue – Yellow/Orange/Black Splatter Vinyl w/ bonus 7″

MATT & KIM – Sidewalks LP (Fader Label) *Reissue – Blue Vinyl

NICKI MINAJ – Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded 2LP (Young Money) *Reissue

MINOR THREAT – Out of Step LP (Dischord) *Now on White Vinyl

MUN SING – Inflatable Gravestone LP (Planet Mu) *Ltd. White Vinyl

NANNA – How to Start a Garden 2LP (Republic)

>> OPEN MIKE EAGLE – Rappers Will Never Die of Natural Causes LP (Auto Reverse) *10th Anniversary – Silver Vinyl

OPETH – Morningrise 2LP (Spinefarm) *Remastered – Black, Silver, or Transparent Green Vinyl

OPETH – My Arms Your Hearse 2LP (Spinefarm) *Remastered – Black, Transparent Blue, or Transparent Violet Vinyl

OPETH – Orchid 2LP (Spinefarm) *Remastered – Black, Gold, or Transparent Red Vinyl

PASSION PIT – Gossamer 2LP (French Kiss) *10th Anniversary Reissue – Peach Splatter Vinyl

PHISH – White Tape LP (Jemp) *Reissue – “Alumni Blues” Swirl Color Vinyl

PUPIL SPLICER – Blossom LP (Prosthetic) *Ltd. “Rebirth” Blue Vinyl

RANCID – Tomorrow Never Comes LP/CD (Hellcat) *Black or Ltd. Color Vinyl

FENTON ROBINSON – Somebody Loan Me a Dime LP (Alligator) *Reissue

HELENE SMITH – I am Controlled by Your Love LP (Numero Group) *Black or Ltd. “Thrills & Chills” Color Vinyl

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS – Purple LP (Atlantic) *Reissue – Ltd. Clear Vinyl

SURPRISE CHEF – Friendship LP (Big Crown)

SWAMP DOGG – Gag a Maggott LP (Alive) *Reissue – Ltd. Red Vinyl

TIGERCUB – The Perfume of Decay LP (Loose Groove) *Ltd. Color Vinyl

TOMAHAWK – Anonymous LP (Ipecac) *Reissue – Indie Exclusive Orange Vinyl

TOMAHAWK – Mit Gas LP (Ipecac) *Reissue – Indie Exclusive Red Vinyl

TOOTS & THE MAYTALS – Sweet & Dandy LP (Real Gone) *Yellow Vinyl – Ltd. 1000, #’d

>> TROLLER – Drain LP (Relapse)

TINA TURNER – Private Dancer LP (Parlophone) *Import, Reissue – Back in stock! RIP TINA

MCCOY TYNER – Time for Tyner LP (Blue Note) *180g, Remastered – Blue Note Tone Poet Series

VULTURE FEATHER – Liminal Fields LP (Felte) *Ltd. Bone Color Vinyl


ROGER WATERS – The Lockdown Sessions LP/CD (Legacy)

JUAN WAUTERS – Wandering Rebel LP (Captured Tracks) *Ltd. Sea Blue Vinyl

WITCH – Zango LP (Desert Daze) *Ltd. Yellow Vinyl

WITCHCRAFT – Nucleus 2LP (Svart) *Reissue – Green Vinyl

LINK WRAY – Sings & Plays Guitar LP (Sundazed) *Reissue – Ltd. Pink Vinyl

WYTCH HAZEL – IV: Sacrament LP (Bad Omen)

YES – Mirror to the Sky 2LP/2CD (Inside Out) *Ltd. Custard Vinyl w/ book

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Reckless Records 8/26/22 New Releases

Kikagaku Moyo – Kumoyo Island


KIKAGAKU MOYO – Kumoyo Island LP (Guruguru Brain) *Available at Wicker Park now – other shops next week!

The 5th album Kumoyo Island by the great Japanese psychedelic band KIKAGAKU MOYO is supposedly their final album. They’ve been on a farewell tour for most of 2022 & that’s great news for anyone that hadn’t been lucky enough to see them before as they’re one of the best live bands of the past decade in our opinion. For their last record, the band returned to the studio where they made their first record & the results are stunning. Driving, rhythmic songs with repetitive vocal patterns that get stuck in your head right away. These guys manage to pay their respects to flowery psych rock of the past without sounding like copycats & this might be their most unique sounding album yet. We’re truly sorry to see this band go but at least we have this last album. RECOMMENDED.

LEVIATHAN – Shadow of No Light 8xCS Box Set (Profound Lore)

Eight early LEVIATHAN demos originally released between 1998-2002 with some touch-up remastering from the original sources. These demos are important documents of the first wave of American black metal & it’s very cool that they’re available again on the cassette format. Supposedly already out of print at the label & RECOMMENDED.

LOCRIAN – New Catastrophism CD (Profound Lore)

New Catastrophism is the first album from the Chicago group LOCRIAN in 7 years. Four lengthy tracks that display the group’s talent for creating brooding dark ambient/post industrial landscapes that occasionally dip into MONO meets MOGWAI post-rock melodies. RECOMMENDED.

SALVIA PLATH – Melanchole LP/CD (Danger Collective) 

This album by the New Zealand artist Daniel Johann aka SALVIA PLATH was originally released on Bandcamp in 2012 then as a limited LP run in 2018. It’s been remastered for this 2022 reissue. Lo-fi & somewhat dark lo-fi bedroom pop that sounds like a lost 90s Siltbreeze or Drag City record. Imagine a mix of early PAVEMENT, Roy Montgomery, MICROPHONES etc… RECOMMENDED.

KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH – Let’s Turn It Into Sound LP/CD (Ghostly) *Black or Ltd. Color Vinyl

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith continues to evolve her sound on Let’s Turn It Into Sound. Quirky synth-pop that probably most reminds us of 80s Japanese greats like YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA, Mariah etc…with some almost drum & bass breakdowns from time to time & even some hints of Japanese video game music. There are some occasional hints of her new age stylings but this one definitely lives in more of an art pop realm. RECOMMENDED.


AEVITERNE – The Ailing Facade LP (Profound Lore)

LEE BAINS + THE GLORY FIRES – Old-Time Folks 2LP (Don Giovanni)

BELIEF – Belief LP (Lex)

BLACK DEATH CULT – Diaspora LP (Profound Lore)]

BLEED – Somebody’s Closer LP (20 Buck Spin)

BLONDIE – Against The Odds 1974-1982 LP/CD (Numero Group) *Available as 4LP or 3CD Box Set w/ hardbound book!

BLONDIE – Live 1999 2LP (Ear Music) *Ltd. White Vinyl

KATE BUSH – Hounds of Love LP (Rhino) *2018 Remaster – FINALLY back in stock!

CALIFONE – Roots & Crowns LP (Thrill Jockey) *2022 Reissue

J. COLE – KOD LP (Interscope) *Finally back in stock!

DELICATE STEVE – After Hours LP (Anti-)

DENDRONS – 5-3-8 LP/CD (Innovative Leisure)

DIGABLE PLANETS – Blowout Comb 2LP (Modern Classics) *2022 Reissue – Ltd. “Dazed & Amazed Duo” Color Vinyl

DOJA CAT – Hot Pink (RCA) *Pink Vinyl – Finally back in stock, for a limited time!

DOKKEN – Greatest Hits (Cleopatra) *Ltd. Splatter Vinyl

DREADKNOUGHT – The Endless CD (Profound Lore)

THE DRUMS – Portamento LP (French Kiss) *2022 Reissue – Ltd. Ultra Clear Vinyl

STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES – Jerry Jeff LP (New West) *Ltd. Clear Vinyl

LUPE FIASCO – Drill Music in Zion 2LP/CD (1st & 15th) *Black or Ltd. Indie Exclusive Blue Vinyl

CHRIS FORSYTH – Evolution Here We Come LP/CD (No Quarter)

FUGEES – The Score 2LP (Sony) *Reissue – Finally back in stock!

EZRA FURMAN – All of Us Flames CD (Anti-)

CHARLIE GABRIEL – 89 LP (Sub Pop) *1st Run, Translucent Gold Vinyl – Now available on LP!

WALKER HAYES – Country Stuff 2LP (Monument)

HELL FIRE – Reckoning LP (Riding Easy)

IKEBE SHAKEDOWN – Ikebe Shakedown LP (Ubiquity)

JETHRO TULL – Aqualung LP (Rhino) *2022 Reissue – 2011 Steven Wilson Stereo Remix

VALERIE JUNE – Under Cover LP/CD (Fantasy) *Ltd. Magenta Vinyl

MARCUS KING – Young Blood LP/CD (Easy Eye Sound)


KENDRICK LAMAR – Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers 2LP (Interscope) *FINALLY available on LP!

LITTLE FEAT – Waiting For Columbus 2LP (Warner) *Remastered – Ltd. “Tomato” Red Vinyl

LOS COTOPLA BOYZ – Mamarron Vol. 1 (AYA) *Ltd. Blue/Yellow Vinyl

DEMI LOVATO – Holy Fvck LP (Island) *Now on vinyl, plus signed CDs available at Wicker Park!

MADLIB – Medicine Show No. 3: Beat Konducta in Africa LP (Madlib Invasion) *Ltd. Deep Purple Vinyl

BRET McKENZIE – Songs Without Jokes LP/CD (Sub Pop) *Loser Edition Color Vinyl

MOBY – Play 2LP (Mute) *2022 Reissue

THE MONKEES – Headquarters LP (Friday Music) *55th Anniversary Mono Reissue – Ltd. Red Vinyl

ALANIS MORISSETTE – The Storm Before the Calm 2CD (Thirty Tigers)

MUSE – Will of The People LP/CD (Warner)

OASIS – Be Here Now 2LP (Big Brother) *25th Anniversary Edition – Ltd. Color Vinyl

NEW YORK DOLLS – Red Patent Leather: Live 1975 LP (Culture Factory) *Ltd. Red Vinyl

JOHN PRINE – Aimless Love LP (Oh Boy) 

SILK SONIC – An Evening With… LP (Atlantic) *FINALLY available on LP!

SORCERY – Stunt Rock (Original Soundtrack) LP (Riding Easy) *Ltd. Color Vinyl

REGINA SPEKTOR – 11:11 LP (Sire) *Remastered – 20th Anniversary Reissue

TEEN SUICIDE – honeybee table at the butterfly feast LP (Run For Cover)

THEE SACRED SOULS – Thee Sacred Souls LP (Daptone) *Black or Ltd. Icy Blue Vinyl

TURNSTILE – Glow On LP (Roadrunner) *FINALLY back in stock!

WET – Pink Room LP (Secretly Canadian)

WINDHAND – Levitation Sessions 2LP (Reverberation Appreciation Society) *Ltd. Indie Exclusive Color Vinyl

WORMROT – Hiss LP (Earache)

VARIOUS – Brown Acid: The Fourteenth Trip LP (Riding Easy)

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Reckless Records 8/19/22 New Releases

The Mountain Goats – Bleed Out


HOT CHIP – Freakout/ Release 2LP/CD (Domino) *Black or Ltd. Brown Vinyl

UK dance-rockers HOT CHIP return to Domino for their eighth album, looking to find balance between anxiety and ecstasy through their trademark synth-pop sound in the wake of the COVID pandemic and political unrest. Still a classic throwback even with more contemporary undertones.

THE MOUNTAIN GOATS – Bleed Out LP/CD/CS (Merge) *Indie Exclusive Yellow Vinyl w/ posters & postcards while supplies last!

This 20th (twentieth!) album from John Darnielle & co. draws inspiration from Hollywood action and neo-noir films of the 60s, 70s & 80s, weaving stories about bloody shootouts around songs with a bit of a snarling edge to them. The group now includes BULLY’s Alicia Bognanno as a producer and full-time band member, and her production is slick without being obtrusive. While these songs have more ambitious structures, ultimately they retain that classic MOUNTAIN GOATS feeling, now filtered through this hyper-specific prism. On Merge yet again and RECOMMENDED.

RUSSIAN CIRCLES – Gnosis LP/CD (Sargent House) *Black or Ltd. Transparent Orange Vinyl

Chicago instrumental trio RUSSIAN CIRCLES returns for their first release in three years for perhaps their darkest, heaviest record yet. While the band still takes time to explore their compositions in the grand, sweeping post-rock style they are known for, Gnosis emphasizes pummeling, blackened punches of noise that puts them in closer territory to groups like THOU and BLOOD INCANTATION. This is absolutely vicious stuff here from this group. RECOMMENDED.

ELI WINTER – Eli Winter LP (Three Lobed Recordings)

Chicago’s ELI WINTER brings on a massive list of folks as collaborators for this self-titled release, (YASMIN WILLIAMS, RYLEY WALKER, DAVID GRUBBS and JAIMIE BRANCH to name a few), creating a bright, knotty piece of late summer pastoralism that both evokes experimental psych folk a la WALKER or STEVE GUNN and the gentler side of Chicago post-rock like GASTR DEL SOL or even THE SEA & CAKE at their most “analog”. An absolutely fantastic release here that comes HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!


THE A’S – Fruit LP (Psychic Hotline)

THE ARCHIES – The Archies LP (Cleopatra) *2022 Reissue – Black, Pink & White Splatter Vinyl

BATHERS – Summer Lightning LP (Last Night From Glasgow) *Remastered – Ltd. White Vinyl

BEASTIE BOYS – Check Your Head 4LP (Capitol) *Deluxe 30th Anniversary Edition w/ Bonus Tracks

BELPHEGOR – The Devils LP (Nuclear Blast) *Ltd. Wine Red Vinyl

LUCHO BERMUDEZ Y SU ORQUESTA – The Coastal Invasion: 1946-1961 2LP (Radio Martiko)

THE BERRIES – High Flying Man LP (Run For Cover) *Ltd. White Vinyl

ERIC CHURCH – & (Ampersand) LP/CD (EMI)

COBRA STARSHIP – Hot Mess LP (Fueled By Ramen) *2022 Reissue – Ltd. Silver Vinyl

DEATH BELLS – Between Here & Everywhere LP (Dais) *Clear Vinyl, Ltd. 600

DELILUH – Fault Lines LP (Tin Angel)

DIIV – Oshin 2LP (Captured Tracks) *10th Anniversary Expanded Edition – Ltd. Blue Marble Vinyl

DIIV – Sometime/ Human/ Geist 7″ (Captured Tracks) *3×7″ – Ltd. Eco-Mix Vinyl

EARL SWEATSHIRT – Some Rap Songs LP (Columbia) *Back in stock!

ANDY FRASCO & THE U.N. – Wash Rinse Repeat LP (Secretly Canadian)

MORT GARSON – Plantasia LP (Sacred Bones) *Sacred Bones 15th Anniversary – Ltd. “Caladium” Pink & Green Vinyl

GHOSTFACE KILLAH – Ironman 2LP (Get On Down) *Reissue – Ltd. Blue & Cream or Ltd. “Chicken & Broccoli” Vinyl

EARLY JAMES – Strange Time To Be Alive LP (Easy Eye Sound) *Ltd. Color Vinyl

FELA KUTI – Roforofo Fight 2LP (Knitting Factory) *Fela 50th Anniversary Series – Ltd. Lime & Yellow Vinyl

LEAF HOUND – Growers of Mushroom LP (Repertoire) *50th Anniversary Reissue – Ltd. Green Vinyl

LIGHTNING BOLT – Oblivion Hunter LP (Thrill Jockey) *2022 Reissue – Ltd. Rainbow Splatter Vinyl

DEMI LOVATO – Holy Fvck CD (Island)

ROBERT AIKI AUBREY LOWE – Candyman (2021 Soundtrack) 2LP (Waxwork) *Color Vinyl – FINALLY available on LP!

MADONNA – Finally Enough Love: #1’s Remixed LP/CD (Rhino) *Available as a single or 3CD box set, 2LP Black Vinyl, or 2LP Indie Exclusive Color Vinyl

ONEIDA – Success LP/CD/TAPE (Joyful Noise)

PANIC! AT THE DISCO – Viva Las Vengeance LP/CD (Fueled By Ramen) *Black or Ltd. Coral Vinyl

PEEL DREAM MAGAZINE – Agitprop Alterna LP (Slumberland) *2022 Repress – Black Vinyl

PELICAN – Australasia 2LP (Thrill Jockey) *2022 Reissue

OSCAR PETERSON TRIO – We Got Requests LP (Verve) *Acoustic Sounds Series

THE PYRAMIDS – Aomawa: The 1970s Recordings 4LP (Strut)

R.E.M. – Chronic Town CD (IRS) *40th Anniversary Reissue

JOE RAINEY – Niineta LP (37D03D) *Black or Ltd. Color Vinyl

CHARLIE REED – Eddy LP (Earth Libraries)

EMMA RUTH RUNDLE & THOU – May Our Chambers Be Full (Sacred Bones) *Sacred Bones 15th Anniversary – Ltd. Blue & Purple “Galaxy” Vinyl

WAYNE SHORTER – Adam’s Apple LP (Blue Note) *Classic Vinyl Series

SILVERSUN PICKUPS – Physical Thrills LP/CD (New Machine)

THE SOFT PINK TRUTH – Was It Ever Real? LP (Thrill Jockey)

SPELLLING – The Turning Wheel LP (Sacred Bones) *Sacred Bones 15th Anniversary – Ltd. Pink Vinyl

SQUALLS – Live From The 40 Watt LP (Strolling Bones) *Ltd. Turquoise Vinyl

SRSQ – Ever Crashing LP (Dais) *Seaglass Vinyl, Ltd. 500 Copies

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

TALL DWARFS – Unravlled: 1981-2002 LP/CD (Merge) *Available as a 2CD or 4LP set

THAT PETROL EMOTION – Babble 2LP (Last Night From Glasglow) * Expanded Edition – Ltd. Blue Vinyl

WAR – All Day Music/ Deliver The World/ War/ Why Can’t We Be Friends/ World Is A Ghetto LPs (Rhino) *2022 Reissues, all sold separately

MUDDY WATERS & THE ROLLING STONES – Live Chicago 1981 2LP (Mercury) *Reissue – Ltd. Color Vinyl

WHY BONNIE – 90 in November LP (Keeled Scales) *Black or Ltd. Green Vinyl

WOMBO – Fairy Rust LP/CD (Fire Talk) *Black or Ltd. Cloudy White Vinyl

LINK WRAY – Link Wray LP (Future Days) *Remastered – Black or Ltd. Three Color Split Vinyl

WU-LU – Loggerhead LP (Warp) *Black or Ltd. Green Vinyl

LARRY YOUNG – Unity LP (Blue Note) *Classic Vinyl Series

NEIL YOUNG – Eldorado LP/CD (Reprise)

VARIOUS – Black Spirits: Festival of New Black Poets in America (Motown) *50th Anniversary Reissue

VARIOUS – Eccentric Deep Soul LP (Numero Group) *Black or Ltd. Splatter Vinyl

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Reckless Records 8/12/22 New Releases

Boris – Heavy Rocks (2022)


BORIS – Heavy Rocks (2022) LP (Relapse) *White Vinyl – Ltd. 1000

The 3rd entry in BORIS’ Heavy Rocks series puts a big leopard-print bow on their nearly three decades long (!!!) discography. Front-loaded with heavy thrash and proto-metal jams, it quickly bobs and weaves song-to-song but sometimes even verse-to-verse from many of the genres these iconoclasts have taken a swing at across nearly 50 albums: doom, shoegaze, garage, industrial…with a big tip of the hat to their past collaborators MERZBOW and SUNN O))) in the abstract noise passages that ominously rear their heads throughout. Another essential release from one of our favorite bands. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

DANGER MOUSE & BLACK THOUGHT – Cheat Codes LP/CD (BMG) *Black or Ltd. Red Vinyl

Following in the storied lineage of great MC & Producer team-ups like Madvillainy, Piñata, and Twelve Reasons To Die, Cheat Codes is a fantastic 2022 joint effort from DANGER MOUSE and THE ROOTS’ BLACK THOUGHT. After a few years in the proverbial Late Night TV slash MOR wilderness, both artists up their already elevated game even higher here. The guest list is stacked – RAEKWON, A$AP ROCKY, EL-P, KILLER MIKE, Chicago’s KID SISTER and more, plus an incredible MF DOOM verse from beyond the grave – but the coolest moments involve just hearing Thought go HARD in the pocket of some of Danger Mouse’s best material since Demon Days. This is a tightly focused, wildly entertaining collab between two master craftsmen. HIGHLY, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

JUST MUSTARD – Heart Under LP (Partisan) * Now available on vinyl!

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

ORCHESTRE MASSAKO – Orchestre Massako LP (Analog Africa)

Killer 12″ from Analog Africa that focuses on the Gabonese musician and singer MACK-JOSS and his group ORCHESTRE MASSAKO – Started after the Gabonese army recruited MACK-JOSS to be the bandleader for their own national band. Throughout the 1970s, funds from Gabon were used to purchase recording equipment so the group could record singles, which were then pressed over in France and sent back to Gabon. This collects four of those singles (some of which feature the singer AMARA TOURE), a set of elliptical, swirling rhythms and minor key folk melodies that share some kinship to the music of Ghana. Fantastic stuff as always, and it comes HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!


IGGY AZALEA – The End of an Era LP (Empire) *Ltd. Tri-Color Vinyl

BAD BRAINS – Rock For Light: Punk Note Edition (ORG) *Remastered w/ alternate Blue Note-style art

BAD BUNNY – Un Verano Sin Ti CD (Rimas Music)

CATERINA BARBIERI – Spirit Exit 2LP (Light Years) *Import – Black or Silver Vinyl

BLACK MAGNET – Body Prophecy LP (20 Buck Spin) *Black or Ltd. Green Vinyl

BLONDIE – Vivir En La Habana LP (BMG) *Ltd. Edition Yellow Vinyl

BRAIN EATERS – Brain Eaters LP (Cleopatra) *Ltd. Splatter Vinyl

BROCKHAMPTON – Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine 2LP (RCA)

CIGARETTES AFTER SEX – Cigarettes After Sex LP (Partisan) *Reissue – Ltd. Clear Vinyl

COIL – Constant Shallowness Leads to Evil 2LP/CD (Dais) *2022 Reissue – Black or Ltd. Green Vinyl

DANCE GAVIN DANCE – Jackpot Juicer 2LP (Rise) *Yellow w/ Red & Black Splatter Vinyl

DANZIG – 6:66: Satan’s Child LP (Cleopatra) *180g – Available w/ Original or Alternate Artwork

DANNY ELFMAN – Bigger. Messier. LP/CD (Anti-/Epitaph)

ERASURE – Day-Glo: Based on a True Story LP/CD (Mute) *Ltd. Edition Green Vinyl

FARAFINA – Faso Denou LP (Real World) *Ltd. Blue Vinyl

FAUST – Faust Tapes LP/CD (Bureau B) *2022 Reissue

GHOST FUNK ORCHESTRA – Night Walker/ Death Waltz LP (Karma Chief)

GHOST WOMAN – Ghost Woman LP (Full Time Hobby)

GIRLPOOL – Forgiveness LP (Anti-) *Black or Ltd. Color Vinyl

HUDSON MOHAWKE – Cry Sugar 2LP/CD (Warp) *Black or Ltd. Blue Vinyl

KIWI JR. – Chopper LP/CD/TAPE (Sub Pop) *Loser Edition Color Vinyl

MADLIB – Shades of Blue 2LP (Music On Vinyl) *Reissue – Back in stock!

KING WASIU AYINDE MARSHAL I – Talazo Fuji Music Party LP (Real World) *Green Vinyl

TERRACE MARTIN – Drones LP (BMG) *Ltd. Red Vinyl

MASTER MUSICIANS OF JAJOUKA – …Between The Mountains LP (Real World) *Orange Vinyl

TONY MOLINA – In The Fade LP (Run For Cover)

OSEES – A Foul Form LP/CD (Castle Face)

THE POLICE – Greatest Hits 2LP (Polydor) *180g – Abbey Road Half Speed Master

SHILPA RAY – Portrait of a Lady LP (Northern Spy)

S.E. ROGIE – Dead Men Don’t Smoke Marijuana LP (Real World) *Purple Vinyl

THE ROLLING STONES – Hot Rocks 1964-1971 2LP (ABKCO) *2022 Reissue

SCONE CASH PLAYERS – Blast Furnace! LP/CD (Colemine) *Reissue – Ltd. Pink Vinyl

SOLID SPACE – Space Museum LP (Dark Entries) *Now available again!

MAX TUNDRA – Mastered By Guy At The Exchange LP (Domino) *Reissue – Ltd. Blue Vinyl

MAX TUNDRA – Some Best Friend You Turned Out To Be LP (Domino) *Reissue – Ltd. Green Vinyl

TZOMPANTLI – Tlazcaltiliztli LP/CD (20 Buck Spin) *Ltd. Splatter Vinyl

VARIOUS – Eccentric Soul: The Shiptown Label 2LP (Numero Group) *Black or “Chesapink” Vinyl

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Reckless Records 8/5/22 New Releases

Chat Pile – God’s Country


CHAT PILE – God’s Country LP/CD/CS (Flenser) *LPs sold out but we’ll have a limited amount next week

NOT METAL IN THE METAL SECTION ALERT!!! The much anticipated album God’s Country by the Oklahoma City band CHAT PILE is finally here. Aggressive & heavy noise rock ala early Am Rep & Touch & Go bands with some melodic hooks that dig in & won’t let go. Fans of bands like LAUGHING HYENAS, HELMET, TAR, BIG BLACK, GODFLESH, early SWANS etc… will eat this up. RECOMMENDED.

DAMON & NAOMI w/ MICHIO KURIHARA – Sky Record LP (202020) *Companion book available at Wicker Park

The much delayed 2021 album from indie pop legends Damon & Naomi with another legend, Japanese guitarist Michio Kurihara. Mellow, mostly acoustic tunes in Damon & Naomi’s dreamy style with brilliant lead playing by Kurihara. We’re so glad these finally made it!

GLÜME – The Internet LP (Italians Do It Better)

The Internet is a Johnny Jewel produced album by the L.A. based artist & former child star Glüme. It definitely has that Johnny/CHROMATICS sound but maybe with more bubblegum pop and that Italians Do It Better sheen. 

GRATEFUL DEAD – Europe ‘72 3LP (Rhino) *180g, 50th anniversary – Late arrival from last week

50th anniversary reissue of the classic Europe ’72 recorded at various stops on the legendary tour. This is easily one of the finest live records ever released, a must-have for any Dead fan & a perfect intro if you’re looking to get into the band. RECOMMENDED.

KOKOROKO – Could We Be More LP/CD (Brownswood)

Surprising to see that this is the first full-length release from London-based jazz outfit KOKOROKO after they’ve been responsible for a wealth of 12″s and EPs (as well as an appearance on the excellent We Out Here compilation). This continues to deliver, finding the group land between late-70s Ghanian highlife, lite third stream lounge and the lush orchestral soul jazz of their London compatriots. For fans of EBO TAYLOR, PAT THOMAS, KAMASI WASHINGTON, SHABAKA HUTCHINGS and the groovier stuff on ECM, this is RECOMMENDED!


AALIYAH – One In A Million 2LP (Blackground) *2022 Reissue

AMON AMARTH – The Great Heathen Army LP/CD (Metal Blade) *Black or Color Vinyl

TONI BRAXTON – Libra LP (Blackground) *2022 Reissue

BRITNY FOX – Bite Down Hard LP (Real Gone) *Reissue – Ltd. Clear w/ Brown Splatter Vinyl


THE CRIBS – Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever LP (Sonic Blew) *2022 Reissue

MAC DEMARCO – Rock & Roll Night Club LP (Captured Tracks) *10th Anniversary – “Night Club” Color Vinyl

DJ SHADOW – Endtroducing… LP (MoWax) *Finally back in stock!

FRESH – Raise Hell LP (Get Better) *Blue Marbled Vinyl

GLASS ANIMALS – Dreamland LP (Wolftone) *180g Ltd. “Glow In The Dark” Vinyl

HULDER – Eternal Fanfare LP/CD (20 Buck Spin)

VAN HUNT – Van Hunt 2LP (Godless Hotspot) *2022 Red Vinyl Reissue – First time ever on LP!

CHRIS ISAAK – Heart Shaped World LP (Sun) *White Vinyl – RSD Essential Pressing

MARY LATTIMORE & GROWING – Gainer LP (Silver Current) *Black or Ltd. Color Vinyl

LAUV – All 4 Nothing LP (Virgin) *Black or Color Vinyl

THE LINDA LINDAS – Growing Up LP (Epitaph) *Loop only – other stores will be back soon!

MOMMA – Household Name LP/CD (Polyvinyl) *Red Vinyl

MUSH – Down Tools LP (Memphis Industries) *Ltd. Yellow Vinyl

NAS – Magic LP (Mass Appeal) *Ltd. Color Vinyl now available plus Black LP, CD & cassette!

MICHAEL NESMITH – Different Drum: The Lost RCA Victor Recordings 2LP (Real Gone) *Blue Smoke Vinyl

CAROLINE POLACHEK – Pang LP (Perpetual Novice) *2022 Reissue – Indie Exclusive “Fog” Color Vinyl

SOULFLY – Totem LP/TAPE (Nuclear Blast) *Ltd. Gold Vinyl

TALKING THERAPY ENSEMBLE – Talking Therapy 12” (Movementt)

THIN LIZZY – Black Rose LP (Friday Music) *180g Audiophile Remaster – Ltd. Clear Blue Vinyl

TINTERN ABBEY – Beeside: The Anthology 2LP (Real Gone) *Ltd. Purple Vinyl

TOOL – Fear Inoculum 3LP (RCA) *180g w/ New Artwork & Poster

CHRISTINE UKWU & HIS PHILOSOPHERS NATIONAL – No Condition is Permanent LP (Mississippi)

VOIVOD – Forgotten in Space LP/CD Box Set (BMG)

VARIOUS – Lovecraft Country (Soundtrack) 3LP (Waxwork) *180g Ltd. Multicolor Vinyl

VARIOUS Up Down, Left Right: Bluewerks Vol. 1 LP (Blue Note)

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Reckless Records 7/29/22 New Releases

Maggie Rogers – Surrender


FLORIST – Florist LP/CD (Double Double Whammy) *Purple Vinyl

Emily Sprague and FLORIST return as a band unit for the first time since 2017 for this sprawling self-titled effort. Sprague’s songwriting takes on cyclical patterns, allowing for minimalist, gauzy arrangements to build. This should slot in well with records by ADRIENNE LENKER, LOMELDA and JULIA JACKLIN, perfect for a rainy fall morning or a crisp summer night (in fact there are built-in field recordings of crickets to get you into the right headspace). RECOMMENDED!

FRIENDSHIP – Love the Stranger LP/CD (Merge) *Black or Limited Blue Vinyl

We’ve been pretty excited for this new record from Philly alt-country quartet FRIENDSHIP, and it does not disappoint. Shades of STEVE EARLE, UNCLE TUPELO, some contemporaries like MAPACHE and MJ LENDERMAN, and even a bit of PAVEMENT’s shambolic shuffle can be found on this 2022 album, creating something that is heavy of heart and instantly relatable. Absolutely fantastic stuff that comes RECOMMENDED!

MOOR MOTHER – Jazz Codes LP (Anti–) *Black or Indie Exclusive Color Vinyl

Camae Ayewa aka MOOR MOTHER returns with her 2nd album in 2022. This intentional companion piece to Black Encyclopedia is another interesting look at MOOR MOTHER’s experimental take on contemporary hip-hop. Hints of jazz, footwork & a number of “beatless” songs that listen more like sound collages & R&B art pieces. One of the most interesting artists going right now…RECOMMENDED.

MAGGIE ROGERS – Surrender LP/CD/CS (Capitol) *Black or Ltd. Indie Exclusive “Tangerine Dream” Vinyl w/ free print & signed card while supplies last!

MAGGIE ROGERS follows her megahit 2019 debut (still flying off our shelves 3 years on) with the stunning Surrender. Maggie produced the bulk of this record in her parents’ garage during COVID lockdown, but it doesn’t lack for scope at all. Bolstered by a healthy amount of guitar fuzz, it soars between moments of joyful exuberance & soulful grit to dizzying effect. Any doubt Maggie could write songs as kickass as her voice should vanish now. 90’s alt-pop like LIZ PHAIR, THE CRANBERRIES, and especially THE CARDIGANS are strong reference points here, but this is also highly rec’d for fans of FLORENCE WELCH, HAIM, and HALSEY.

PHUONG TAM – Magical Nights: Saigon Surf, Twist & Soul 1964-1966 LP (Sublime Frequencies)

Sublime Frequencies does it again!! Recently discovered recordings of a Saigon teenager Phuong Tam who was one of the first people in Vietnam to sing rock & roll EVER in the country. Tam only sang for a few years & then abandoned her career with most of her family including her daughter not even being aware of her rock star past. After some impressive detective work, 25 songs have been rediscovered & re-released for the first time. Early 60s R&R with hints of garage/surf & some surprisingly raw, almost Wanda Jackson vocals at times. FANTASTIC!


BEYONCÉRenaissance CD (Columbia) *Vinyl coming on 9/16

CAINE/ THOMPSON/ MCBRIDE – The Philadelphia Experiment LP (Ropeadope) *20th Anniversary Vinyl Reissue – Featuring Uri Caine, Christian McBride, and Ahmir “QUESTLOVE” Thompson

SONNY CLARK – Dial S For Sonny LP (Blue Note) *Classic Vinyl Series

DEATH INSURANCE – i’m in your walls LP (A2B2) *Black/Yellow Vinyl

LARRY DOUGLAS ALLTET – Dedications LP (Tidal Waves) *Reissue – Ltd. Silver Vinyl

EMPEROR – Anthems To The Welkin At Dust/ Emperor/ In The Nightside Eclipse/ IX Equilbrium/ Prometheus: Discipline of Fire & Demise LPs (Candlelight) *2022 Half Speed Masters on Color Vinyl

FATLIP & BLU – Gangsta Rap 7″ (Guilty By Association) *Produced by MADLIB

FUCKED UP – Year of the Ox 12” (Merge) *2022 Reissue – Ltd. Blue/Green Vinyl

MORT GARSON – Mother Earth’s Plantasia LP (Sacred Bones) *Ltd. Green Vinyl – Back in stock!

TONY HAWK & PUNK ROCK KARAOKE – In The City/ Neat Neat Neat 7″ (Cleopatra) *Blue Vinyl

JIM JAMES – Regions of Light & Sound of God LP (ATO) *2022 Deluxe Reissue – Color Vinyl

SHARON JONES & THE DAP-KINGS – Soul Time! (Daptone) *2022 Reissue – Ltd. Hot Pink Vinyl

NICKI MINAJ – Beam Me Up Scotty LP (Republic) *Now available on black vinyl!

MODERN BASEBALL – You’re Gonna Miss It All (Run For Cover) *2022 Repress – Olive Green Vinyl

NELLY – Nellyville LP (Motown) *20th Anniversary Reissue

TONY NEWTON – Mysticism & Romance LP (Tidal Waves) *Reissue – Ltd. “Gold Nugget” Vinyl

THE 1975 – The 1975 LP (Interscope) *Back in stock!

HATIS NOIT – Aura LP (Erased Tapes) *Ltd. Clear Vinyl

THE REDS, PINKS & PURPLES – Summer at Land’s End LP (Slumberland) *Green Vinyl

TALLIES – Patina LP (Kanine) *Ltd. Color Vinyl w/ Poster

THE SONS OF ADAM – Saturday’s Sons: The Complete Recordings 1964-1966 LP (High Moon)

UNWOUND – Fake Train LP (Numero Group) *”Spaced Out” Silver Vinyl – Back in stock!

UNWOUND – New Plastic Ideas LP (Numero Group) *”New” Purple Vinyl – Back in stock!

EDDIE VEDDER – Earthling LP/CD/CS (Republic) *Now available on all formats with print while supplies last!

WILL SESSIONS – Electromagnetic Reality LP (Fat Beats)

YO LA TENGO – I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One LP (Matador) *25th Anniversary – Ltd. Yellow Vinyl

YOUNG PRISMS – Drifter LP (Fire Talk) *Black or Ltd. Blue Vinyl

VARIOUS – Deutsche Elektronische Musik 2: A & B LP/CD (Soul Jazz) *LP sets A & B sold separately

VARIOUS – Euphoria: Season 2 (Soundtrack) LP (Interscope)