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02/23/17

Rekihndled...first new release in over 20 years!

Greg Kihn Band

Rekihndled is the Greg Kihn Band’s first studio album in over 20 years. We proudly put together these 11 all new all original songs. “Pink Flamingos” will be the first single, followed by “The Life I Got.” “The Life I Got” really says how I feel… I’m blessed to have the life I got and I wouldn’t change it for nothing. Definition of Rekihndled - The act of restarting a flame! To Reignite, to excite, to begin to burn again! The Greg Kihn Band has been reignited! Greg Kihn has been a successful artist for over 40 years having released 18 albums. He has a Billboard #1 Dance single with Jeopardy. Jeopardy was also a Billboard #2 track in the Top 100. Greg Kihn’s hit song The Breakup Song hit #11 on Billboards’s Top 100.

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02/10/17

Limited edition 20th anniversary of Sex Style

Kool Keith

(2-CD set) He comes in many forms and many incarnations, but his style is distinctly his own. Just as there's no mistaking his smooth lyrical delivery and searing hip-hop prose with its underlying edgy beats, there's no denying the incredible force that is Kool Keith. Whether as a founding member of the legendary Ultramagnetic MCs, or in the guises of his renegade rap personas Dr. Octagon and Dr. Dooom, Keith has established himself as an innovative lyricist whose erudite raps push the envelope to the limit. When Keith Teams up with KutMasta Kurt on the production - they arguably create the best albums in his catalog.

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01/23/17

Killer Collection! Blue 88s: Unreleased Piano Blues Gems 1938-1942

Curtis Jones, Roosevelt Sykes, Willie "Boodle It" Right and Poor Boy Burke

Blue 88s is an amazing collection of piano blues recorded between 1938-1942 for the Columbia and Okeh labels. 15 of the 17 tracks are previously unreleased gems that showcase some of the premier blues pianists and vocalists of the era: Curtis Jones, Roosevelt Sykes, Willie "Boodle It" Right and Poor Boy Burke. Includes a 20 page booklet with a detailed essay by Mark Humphrey on the history and popularity of the piano, and blues pianists in particular, plus the lyrics to all the songs. The legendary Roosevelt Sykes a.k.a. "The Honeydripper" is represented on this compilation with 12 tracks, 10 of them previously unissued while Curtis Jones and Poor Boy Burke have 2 each while Willie "Boodle It" Right has 1.

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01/10/17

Now in stock! Packs

Berner

The new Berner features Wiz Khalifa, Quavo of Migos, French Montana, Young Dolph, Mozzy and more!

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12/21/16

Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space Blue & White Color Vinyl

Spiritualized

(2-LP set) Originally released in 1997 (on the same day as OK Computer), Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space is the 3rd album from Jason Pierce's post-Spacemen 3 project, and his most brilliant work to date. A hypnotic, narcotic, psychedelic gospel album full of confessional songs about heartbreak and drug abuse. This record is a flat out masterpiece that received a "10.0" rating from Pitchfork. Reissued on 180 gram color vinyl (Deep Space Blue & Milky Way) in deluxe packaging including reproductions of the original inner sleeves and insert.

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12/07/16

K.D. Is Here

Kenny Dorham

Two separate recordings of trumpeter Kenny Dorham live at The Half Note in NYC in 1966 and at The Flamboyan in Queens in 1962. Both dates were MC'd by Alan Grant. Joining Kenny on the 1966 date are Sonny Red on alto sax, pianist Cedar Walton, bassist John Ore and drummer Hugh Walker. The 1962 date features Joe Farrell on tenor sax, pianist Walter Bishop Jr., bassist Larry Gales and drummer Stu Martin. Includes 19 page booklet with an essay by Matt Leskovic with many period photographs.

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11/02/16

Sue Barker

Sue Barker

The highly sought-after 70s funk/soul/jazz opus (secondhand LP copies fetch over 400 Australian dollars!) from Australia's Sue Barker. Available for the first time on CD, with 3 previously unreleased bonus tracks.

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10/26/16

Smokes Like Lightning

Lightnin' Hopkins

Originally released in 1963 on Bluesville from sessions recorded in 1962, "Smokes Like Lightning" features Hopkins solo on guitar and vocals except for a full band on three of the tracks. Includes a re-recording of "T Model Blues" and "Let's Do The Susie-Q". Reissued on 180 gram vinyl on a tip on sleeve with a paper and poly lined inner sleeve.

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10/21/16

John Paul George Django

The Hot Club Of San Francisco

The Hot Club Of San Francisco goes Fab! The venerable Gypsy Swing Combo interprets The Beatles on the gorgeous new album "John, Paul, George & Django. It was only a matter of time before guitarist Paul Mehling focused his creative mojo on Lennon and McCartney's vast and enduring treasure trove of songs. The founder and guiding spirit of the Hot Club of San Francisco, America's longest running Gypsy swing ensemble, Mehling was first inspired to pick up a guitar when the Beatles launched the British Invasion via Ed Sullivan's show on Feb. 9, 1964. Now Mehling's HCSF is recolonizing the Fab Four's songbook in the name of Gypsy jazz legend Django Reinhardt with John, Paul, George and Django, a ravishing and consistently revelatory reimagining of classic Beatles tunes.

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10/04/16

Live 2

Security Project

"The Security Project Live is a beautifully reverential and creative reinterpretation of these Peter Gabriel classics!" - Kevin Killen, engineer of Gabriel's "So" record Live 2 is a follow up to their acclaimed first release. Members of King Crimson, Shriekback and Gabriel's original band bring these genre-less masterpieces into the 21st Century. Seattleites Trey Gunn and Michael Cozzi join esteemed drummer Jerry Marotta and NY keyboardist David Jameson to harness the core of these songs. Added to the pedigree of these players is the voice of Brian Cummins. His interpretations add haunting authenticity to the immaculate arrangements.

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09/28/16

Prog Noir

Stickmen

With riveting performances by the modern prog-rock legends Stick Men - Tony Levin, Markus Reuter and Pat Mastelotto - "Prog Noir" is ambitious and essential. From the overpowering to the sublime; from an organic, instinctive avant-garde, to intricate, Crimson-esque tapestries, this album embodies the go-for-it, pioneering spirit that fans of Stick Men have long savored. A modern prog epic! Long-time fans of Stick Men and King Crimson will revel in ecstasy, as the three sonic adventurers gleefully waltz to the outer fringes. The chemistry of Levin and Mastelotto has never been more evident, keeping a solid, propulsive undercurrent flowing beneath the soaring presence of the ingenious 'mad scientist' antics of Reuter.

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09/20/16

Good Times

Shakey Jake

"Good Times" is the debut album by Chicago harpist and vocalist Shakey Jake (uncle to Magic Sam) which was released in 1960 on Bluesville. Recorded in New Jersey by Rudy Van Gelder with Brother Jack McDuff on organ and guitarist Bill Jennings rounding out the drummer less trio. Reissued on 180 gram vinyl on a tip on sleeve with a paper and poly lined inner sleeve.

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09/13/16

Time And Change - Last Recordings

Mighty Sam McClain

Mighty Sam McClain never experienced the release of this, his final album, "Time and Change", which contains his last 11 produced tracks. The legendary blues and soul performer passed away in New Hampshire June 15, 2015 by the age of 72. The songs on this album were all written and produced by Sam himself (except for one song, written by Sam's friend and mentor Melvin Underwood) in cooperation with the multi-instrumentalist Pat Herlehy, his musical partner through many years. This isn't one of those somber "memorial" albums. Sam would not have wanted that. He wanted to be remembered with the same kind of spirit and energy he put into his music, on countless stages and recording sessions around the world. On "Time and Change" you may enjoy the last works from the great Mighty Sam McClain. "Time and Change" features Pat Herlehy (guitars, bass, sax and keyboards), Michael Rossi (bass), Rick Page (drums), Joe Deleault (keyboards and Hammond B3).

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08/25/16

Last Night Blues

Lightnin' Hopkins with Sonny Terry

"Last Night Blues" by Lightnin' Hopkins was originally released in 1961. Joined by harpist Sonny Terry this is a stripped down, soulful release with Sonny delivering instinctive accompaniment to Lightnin's fluid finger picking guitar and gritty vocals. Reissued on 180 gram vinyl on a tip on sleeve with a paper and poly lined inner sleeve.

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08/16/16

Spirits

Pharoah Sanders - Hamid Drake - Adam Rudolph

On this live concert recording from 1998, tenor saxophonist Sanders & percussionists Rudolf & Drake paint a sonic canvas with vibrating, chanting lines, inflecting the sound with world music instruments, including traps, frames, tablas, djembe, udu, gong, bendir & many other strange & wonderful things. Reminiscent of Pharoah Sanders early 70s Impulse recordings.

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07/26/16

Ronald Dregan - Dreganomics Color Vinyl

Mac Dre

(2-LP set) You know him as Al Boo Boo, Mac Drevious, Thizzelle Washington and more. Now he busts out with Ronald Dregan. Running for the top office in this election year, 12 years later, the big POTUS (pimp of the U.S.) chants "Follow me now let me lead the way believe in Dre the American way" on the Dreganomics track as he rapsodizes the virtues of 22 inch rims, cash and pimpin', campaign and game. 12 solid raps with production by Sean T, Gennessee, Sweet Geez, Lev, Swampkat, THE G.O.V., and Johan Whale. This is just half of a special two album release for October of this election year. It is the complement to "The Genie of the Lamp" (THZ 1066). In a gatefold sleeve on red & white, blue & white starburst vinyl in polylined sleeves.

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07/18/16

Dogon A.D. Limited Edition Vinyl

Julius Hemphill

(2-LP set) Considered by many as a true jazz classic, Julius Hemphill’s Dogon A.D is listed by the New York Times as one of the 100 most essential jazz recordings. A fundamental statement of a new era in jazz music, Hemphill’s performance here avoids the loud, instinctual blowing so many other jazz musicians defaulted to in the early 70s, and instead provides lean instrumentation, blues, funk, and avant-garde chamber jazz. Long out of print it's now reissued on 200 gram vinyl with the bonus track Hard Blues! Remastered from original master tapes for vastly improved sound quality over previous vinyl pressings. Julius Hemphill - alto sax, flute, Baikida E.J. Carroll - trumpet, Abdul Wadud - cello, Philip Wilson - drums. Limited edition of 1,000.

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07/12/16

The Genie Of The Lamp Color Vinyl

Mac Dre

(2-LP set) S.F. Bay Area rap legend Mac Dre presents one more of his alter ego rap voices. "The Genie of the Lamp" is the doppelganger of Ronald Dregan, yet they share the same voice and interests, food, fame, females, phat fu, and 'fetti - not necessarily in that order. 14 tracks make up this counterpart to Mac Dre's other election year October release, "Ronald Dregan - Dreganomics" (THZ 1065). Production by Tone Capone, Mac Dre, Gennessee, Shouman, One Drop Scott, Traxx, Harm, Johah Whale, Syko, Rob-Lo, and others. In a gatefold sleeve with one purple and one clear vinyl in polylined sleeves.

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06/21/16

Open The Curtains

Carol Duboc

Acclaimed singer, pianist, composer, producer and engineer, Carol Duboc, celebrates the enduring power of women on her new and highly anticipated solo recording, Open The Curtains. Duboc, who has been first call for such heavyweights as Earth Wind & Fire's Maurice White, Teddy Riley and George Duke, has assembled a star-studded lineup of musicians, who not only happen to be women but who are also some of the baddest musicians to grace this planet. As the title alludes, Open The Curtains, is the unveiling of a monumental musical movement that is sure to be met with a standing ovation. Featuring a group of all-stars including percussionist Sheila E., pianist/vocalist Patrice Rushen, saxophonist Mindi Abair, guitarists Bibi McGill and Jennifer Batten, drummer Queen Cora Coleman, bassist Rhonda Smith and trombonist and singer Aubrey Logan.

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05/02/16

Berner - Lil Evil - Aftah Sum

Public Enemies

Fresh on the heels of his successful Hempire album Berner presents Public Enemies. 16 tracks of all new material with Lil Evil and Aftah Sum featuring production by Pakslap, Cosmo and Bandit featuring The Jacka, Guce, Ampichino, Lee Majors, Messy Marv, Baby Bash, Lucky Luciano and more.

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04/04/16

Berner

Hempire

Berner has been continuously on the rise ever since his first release, climbing the rap ranks with each album. But Berner hasn't just been focusing on music - his Cookies Clothing line is red hot, his patented smoking accessories can't stay in stock, his Hemp2o drink is taking off, he's launched his own show called Marijuana Mania and he shows no sign of slowing. Berner is building an Empire... or rather a.... Hempire! Which brings us to Berner's brand new aptly titled solo album Hempire. Musically Bern sounds better than ever. His one of kind stories come across as perfectly scored audio movies. His longtime producers Cozmo and Maxwell Smart have honed in on Berner's sound and Drumma Boy, TraxxFDR and TM88 round out the production nicely. Berner's collaborations for Hempire include brand new songs with Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, Snoop Dogg, Atmosphere, Lil Kim, B Real, Travis Porter, K Camp and more.

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04/04/16

The Church

Sometime Anywhere blue & orange vinyl

(2-LP set) The 1994 release by The Church "Sometime Anywhere" found the group down to two original members, bassist/singer Steve Kilbey and guitarist Marty Willson-Piper, after the departure of Peter Koppes. The resulting album featured new song writing approaches and musical experimentation resulting in many lengthy, lush tracks (Day Of The Dead, Two Places At Once, Fly Home). Song structures are much freer with an early electronica sound dotting the textured arrangements with loops and drum machines featured on some of the songs. "Sometime Anywhere" is another dark, epic, and exotic masterpiece by the Aussie legends that propelled the band into the next phase of their career. Reissued on blue & orange vinyl from Plain Recordings.

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03/24/16

The Security Project

Live 1

The timeless music of Peter Gabriel finds new life with The Security Project. Members of King Crimson, Shriekback and Gabriel's original band take these classics and give them new wings for the 21st Century. Added to the pedigree of these players is the voice of Brian Cummins. His startling interpretations add a haunting authenticity to the live shows. This live CD (part 2 out in October) is a first - no one has dared take on Gabriel's material at this level before. These immaculate arrangements show a live band brewing something deep from these original musical recipes. The Security Project tours worldwide. A West Coast tour coincides with this release in May and an East Coast one in October.

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02/10/16

Jim Cullum Jazz Band - William Warfield

Porgy And Bess Live

One warm night in September 1992, The Landing jazz club on the San Antonio River, home base of The Jim Cullum Jazz Band, was packed to capacity with fans eager to witness an ambitious live recording of the Gershwins' famed folk opera Porgy and Bess- for broadcast on the Band's nationally syndicated public radio series Riverwalk Jazz. Unlike other jazz interpretations of Porgy and Bess, the JCJB developed an original jazz transcription using virtually all the music in George Gershwin's magnificent score. Joining the band on a stage crowded with musicians and microphones, a legend of screen and stage, the Grammy award-winning spoken word artist William Warfield weaves the tale of love and redemption as the Band's performance crackles with energy.

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01/07/16

The Church

Priest = Aura double LP

"Priest = Aura" is the band's eighth LP and was originally released in 1992. This sprawling, psychedelic, surreal album is a creative peak for the band with a richly detailed widescreen production courtesy of producer Gavin Mackillop. The 14 track record features many classic songs and it defies commercial conceits by opening with two long songs in "Aura" & "Ripple", continues through songs such as "Mistress" and "Kings", and the journey ends with the epic "Chaos" and the atmospheric instrumental "Film". "Priest = Aura" is a longtime fan favorite and Steve Kilbey's pick as the best album by The Church. First time available doemstically on vinyl. In a wide spine jacket.

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11/25/15

The Jacka

Jack Of All Trades blue-gold Vinyl

(2-LP set) Jacka from C-BO's notorious Mob Figaz originally released the follow-up “Jack Of All Trades” to his solo release "The Jack Artist” in 2006. The “Jack Of All Trades" will dip you into all of his different rapping styles, and with 20 powerful tracks, it'll blow you away! Guests includes Mac Dre, Pretty Black, Lee Majors, Yukmouth, Fed Ex and Husalah. Now this Bay Area rap classic gets it’s first ever record release in a wide-spine jacket on blue & gold vinyl!

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11/11/15

The Cranberries

Bury The Hatchet

The double LP "Bury The Hatchet" was the fourth studio album by The Cranberries and was originally released in 1999. After the hiatus following "To The Faithful Departed" the band bounced back with the very consistent "Bury The Hachet" featuring the sweeping melodies and soaring vocals they had become known for. "Bury The Hatchet is filled with gorgeous songs such as "Animal Instinct," "Saving Grace," "You and Me," and the more delicate "Shattered." While the power of Dolores O'Riordan's vocals are heard on the rockers "Promises" and "Delilah."

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10/28/15

Holding On To Jah

Holding On To Jah DVD

A documentary film on the history of the Rastafari Movement as told by the musicians and people who brought it to the world; featuring exclusive interviews with The Abyssinians, Israel Vibration, Culture, The Congos, Ras Michael, Leroy Horsemouth Wallace, Country Man, URoy, Pablo Moses, Sugar Minott, The Mystic Revelation of Rastafari, and many more. NTSC all region, 97 minutes with English, French, Portuguese, German, Spanish subtitles.

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10/16/15

Sun Ra

Space Is The Place limited edition clear vinyl

Available on clear vinyl for the first time is the soundtrack to the legendary Sun Ra film, Space Is The Place. Featuring some of Sun Ra's most adventurous and uncompromising compositions ever, the soundtrack incorporates vocal chants, harsh synthesizer and organ blasts along with film dialogue, heavy percussion and just all around weirdness. Featuring cover art by members of the legendary Ant Farm art collective. An amazing, and important piece from the extensive Sun Ra catalog and a must have for Sun Ra and avant-garde cinema collectors alike. Limited edition of 500.

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10/06/15

The Electric Prunes

Stockholm 67 limited edition yellow vinyl

In the winter of 1967, a psychedelic-garage-punk band from Woodland Hills, California, arrived in Europe for what would be their first and last tour of the continent. On the strength of their hit single "I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night," the band was welcomed with open arms by European rock fans as well as British rock royalty - they smoked out with Hendrix, partied with Brian Jones and Keith Moon, and hung out in the studio with the Beatles - but were also subjected to harassment and ridicule over the fact that their homeland was at war in Vietnam. On the last stop of the tour someone pushed the record button and this artifact is the result. Stockholm '67 finds the Electric Prunes at the height of their powers. Over-amplified and fuzzed to the max, the 'Prunes here are explosive, noisy and wild. This recording proves that the Electric Prunes deserve to be ranked alongside the very best bands of their era.

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09/08/15

Pete Magadini

Polyrhythm

CD reissue of "Polyrhythm" which was originally released in 1976, the album features drummer Peter Magadini using polyrhythms on all 6 tracks from his famous books on the subject. Featuring a hot band with keyboardist George Duke (Frank Zappa Band), saxophones & flute by Don Menza (Buddy Rich Band), and electric bassist Dave Young (Oscar Peterson). Remastered in 2003. The compositions were chosen, not only for their rhythmic variation and adaptability to polyrhythmic interpretation but for their overall musical contribution as well. Listen to the polyrhythms, or just listen period. There are six tunes and six polyrhythmic themes.

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08/28/15

The Church

Starfish (Translucent Green Vinyl)

“Starfish” was originally released in 1988 and became The Church’s breakthrough album fueled by the success of the classic single “Under The Milky Way”. “Starfish” is a fan favorite and a highlight of the late 80s era. The album finds the bands songwriting and performing chops in top form as heard on tracks such as “Destination”, “Reptile”, “Antenna” and “Hotel Womb”. On green translucent vinyl with printed inner sleeve. First time ever released on color vinyl!

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08/18/15

Lawson Rollins

Infinite Chill (The Remix Sessions) featuring Shahin Shahida

10 classic world music tracks taken from Lawson Rollins' acclaimed solo albums, remixed and reimagined with a hip, modern aesthetic, incorporating contemporary elements of electronica/chill/downtempo into the world music fusion of the original songs. Featuring fresh guitar performances from Lawson, remixing from Billboard chart ranked Persian-American musician/producer Shahin Shahida, and an all-star cast of musicians including Brazilian chanteuse Flora Purim.

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08/03/15

Berner - The Jacka

Drought Season 3

The Jacka and Berner reunite for the last installment of their Drought Season trilogy. Recorded prior to Jack's untimely passing, DS3 is everything fans are expecting and more! Production by Cozmo, Rob Lo, Lev and more, have The Jack and Berner sounding better than ever! Drought Season 3 also features appearances from Husalah, Rydah J Klyde, Cormega, Freeway, J Stalin, Richie Rich, Paul Wall, Ampichino.

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08/03/15

New Mose Allison

American Legend - Live In California

Music legend Mose Allison is captured live on "American Legend" recorded in concert at 19 Broadway in Fairfax, CA in October 2006. "American Legend" will be the final release by Mose. On January 14, 2013, Allison was honored as a Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts at a ceremony at Lincoln Center in New York. The NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship is the nation's highest honor in Jazz. His songs have been covered by Diana Krall, Norah Jones, Van Morrison, John Mayall, Bonnie Raitt, The Who, The Clash, Eric Clapton, the Yardbirds and Elvis Costello to name a few. Van Morrison recorded a tribute album, Tell Me Something, The Songs of Mose Allison, on Verve Records. 19 tracks featuring Mose on piano and vocals with bassist Bill Douglas and drummer Pete Magadini.

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07/21/15

New John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension!

Black Light

As a musician, composer, and bandleader, John McLaughlin’s vast contributions to contemporary improvisational music are only just beginning to be fully understood, appreciated, and absorbed by artists and enthusiasts alike. From Mahavishnu Orchestra, Shakti and his collaboration with Paco De Lucia, to his current band the 4th Dimension, McLaughlin’s music has extended across the boundaries dividing jazz, rock, and innumerable global traditions, encompassing a number of genres while emerging fully formed as his own, uniquely personal expressive medium. Now, McLaughlin is prepared to break through yet again, with what he feels is his most personal statement today: Black Light.

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06/19/15

Ween

God Ween Satan on Pink & Blue Vinyl

Originally released on Twin/Tone in 1990, God Ween Satan: The Oneness was the first album from the eclectic and eccentric duo of Dean and Gene Ween. 26 songs covering nearly as many genres, metal, rock, soul, folk, pop, experimental, and more are covered all with the brilliant mix of humor and pop prowess that only Ween have been able to achieve. Reissued on opaque pink & blue colored vinyl!

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06/12/15

John Fahey

Dance Of Death & Other Plantation Favorites

Originally released in 1964, Dance of Death offers a glimpse of an artist in transformation. More than half the album's titles draw from the traditional blues and country repertoire Fahey had spent his teen years and young adulthood collecting, listening to, and learning to play, yet the recordings proved once and for all that his interests lay in musical transfigurations rather than preservation - Fahey was not afraid to use these old tunes as raw material. The John Fahey vinyl box set "The Transcendental Waterfall" FMN600 UPC:646315160017 is also available!

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05/28/15

Hollow Tip

Bosses & Gangstas (X)

Another Bay Area rap classic from Hollow Tip!

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05/26/15

Eddie Noack

Ain't The Reaping Ever Done? (1962-1976)

A marginal but respected songwriter in his own lifetime, Eddie Noack has become a Honky-Tonk legend in the decades since his death. Best known today for an obscure 45 he cut in 1968 called ‘Psycho’, Noack was a stellar songwriter and consummate performer who never really got his due. Here, for the first time, are reissued some of Noack’s very rarest recordings - a fine LP (recorded in Nashville 1973) that was only ever issued in the U.K (on a minuscule label) and a multitude of rare ‘60s/‘70s 45 only cuts that are rescued from undeserved obscurity. Many of these cuts are the equal of anything in the Noack canon - dark empathic ballads and wry commentaries on the human condition.

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05/13/15

Elizabeth Cotten

Vol. 2: Shake Sugaree

Originally released in 1965 Cotten’s second album “Vol. 2 Shake Sugaree” is another gem featuring her idiosyncratic, self-taught upside-down left-handed guitar playing, plus banjo. The song “Shake Sugaree” is a folk classic featuring her great granddaughter Brenda Evans on vocals. This is an absolutely essential collection from an American folk legend.

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04/27/15

Bey Paule Band

Not Goin' Away

Not Goin' Away is the third release from the critically acclaimed Bey Paule Band. Their previous release Soul For Your Blues received 2 BMA (Blues Music Award) nominations, and wound up on the Downbeat Magazine critics poll as well as the Living Blues Magazine Best of 2013 list. This resulted in two European tours, and many prestigious festival appearances throughout North America in 2014. With this success the band started writing songs for this latest release. Ten of the twelve tracks are original and they are bound to tickle the fancy of any fan of traditional soul, blues, and R&B music. Although the music from this eight piece power house is reminiscent of Otis Redding, Bobby Bland and B.B. King, they have managed to put their own stamp on this style of American Roots music.

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04/24/15

Mac Mall

Legal Business? (X)

New Mac Mall CD "Legal Business?" is 18 tracks of straight mackin' featuring E40, Baby Bash, Andre Nickatina and many more. Instant Classic.

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04/10/15

The Cranberries

No Need To Argue 180 gram vinyl

“No Need To Argue” is the sophmore effort by Irish group The Cranberries that was originally released in 1994. Propelled by the hit song “Zombie” about the Irish conflict, the album was a worldwide smash and helped make the band one of the biggest of the 90s. With a more mature approach to songs and subject matter the album features many highlights including "Ode To My Family", "Yeats' Grave" and "Ridiculous Thoughts" with a more lively rock sound than their much mellower debut album. 180 gram vinyl. Gatefold cover with printed inner sleeve that includes the lyrics. First domestic vinyl release!

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03/30/15

Otis Taylor

Hey Joe Opus - Red Meat

Designed to be listened to as a single piece of music in ten parts, the new album has the song Hey Joe as its overriding theme. Made famous by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, who Taylor jammed with in Colorado, it’s performed in two different versions here. Audience reaction to Taylor’s take on this 1960’s classic has always been strong and the piece was greatly expanded in live performance, creating new extended arrangements. This fresh approach, indicative of his artistic fearlessness, is present on the new CD where song forms move into instrumental sections. Notable guests include Warren Haynes (Allman Brothers, Gov’t Mule) and Bill Nershi (The String Cheese Incident). Otis Taylor’s cutting edge sound balances music of the modern world with echoes of ancient Africa, Appalachia and more.

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03/25/15

New Ana Popovic release with her father Milton!

Blue Room

It took ten years for Ana Popovic to convince her father Milton to record an album together. At last she got him to the studio with an argument he could not reject: ‘Just do it for your grandchildren.' He did. The result is a new and impressive CD from daughter and dad Popovic, called ‘Blue Room. Back to the so-called 'blue room' of Ana’s childhood - a small secluded part stacked with amps and guitars in a modest apartment on the eleventh floor in New Belgrade (Serbia). Back to the place where Milton introduced his impressive blues and soul collection to his daughter. Back to the evenings with friends when father used to take his guitar to play songs at house parties and jam sessions which filled the apartment with his smooth voice and enchanting sound. Back to the time when Ana learned about the secrets of blues, soul and rock. And so, overwhelmed by the beauty of the sound, decided for a musicians life. Now, together united on a surprising CD produced by Jim Gaines (Stevie Ray Vaughn, Santana), Ana and Milton play and sing songs they used to play in the days before.

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03/20/15

New Chief Keef

Feed The Streets

Black Market Records and DJ Hustlenomics presents Chief Keef's "Feed The Streets". This album shows Chief Keef in ways that have not been heard before with production by DJ Hustlenomics that fits Chief Keef's style like a glove. Guests include some other Chicago natives joining Chief on this album - Mane Mane, Pro Boy Boy and Pro Mane.

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03/17/15

New Dick Hyman two LPs on one CD reissue

Moon Gas - Moog: The Electric Eclectics

Holy Grail of Space-Age Jazz. Peak of Post-Orbital Delirium. Master keyboardist Dick Hyman collaborated with chanteuse Mary Mayo (Produced by Creed Taylor) to produce this astounding artefact of New-Frontier Pop. Recorded in early 1963 at the very height of Kennedy/Camelot euphoria, its propulsive otherworldly swing was crafted from a sublime melange of Hammond organ, Ondes Martenot, prepared guitar, oscillators and re-purposed door buzzers and kitchen appliances. Bathe in the helium highs of ‘Moon Gas’, prepare for blast-off with ‘Space Reflex’ - the future was never such a…gas! Remastered from the original tapes and presented with the entire Moog-tastic 1969 Hyman opus “Moog - The Electric Eclectics”, exclusive liner notes and further extra tracks.

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03/10/15

Big Mama Thornton limited edition mono gold vinyl

The Queen At Monterey

Big Mama Thornton was one of the greatest Blues shouters of all time. Her music has influenced the likes of Janis Joplin and Elvis, who would later cover songs originally recorded by Big Mama. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1984. In 1966 she joined up with the Muddy Waters Blues band to cut a classic album of down home shoutin' blues for Arhoolie Records. Tracks include "Bumble Bee", "I'm Feeling Alright" and "Life Goes On". Muddy Waters - guitar, Otis Spann - piano, James Cotton - harmonica, Sammy Lawhorn - guitar, Luther Johnson - bass, Francis Clay - drums. Limited edition of 500 on translucent gold vinyl.

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02/24/15

Big Mama Thornton limited edition mono red vinyl

In Europe

"In Europe" was recorded on October 20th, 1965 while Big Mama Thornton was part of the Folk Blues Festival revue that was touring Europe. The sessions finds her in great form with an ace backing band offering killer support on tracks such as “Little Red Rooster”, “Unlucky Girl” and “Hound Dog”. The band consists of Buddy Guy - guitar, Fred Below - drums, Eddie Boyd - piano and organ, Jimmy Lee Robinson - bass, Walter "Shakey" Horton - harmonica. Essential blues. Limited edition of 500 on solid red mono vinyl.

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02/16/15

New Trey Gunn release

The Waters, They Are Rising

This boutique release from King Crimson's Trey Gunn combines live solos based on Peter Gabriel's track "Here Comes The Flood" with a new film score. The score sees Gunn producing a rare cover tune - a haunting version of Bob Dylan's "Not Dark Yet." Aside from the sensuous voice of Dylan Nichole Bandy, the entire recording is made with Gunn's unique touch guitar. This is the first of four discs each based on a different theme. "Flow" for this one. "Gravity" for the next. The pricing of this recording reflects the work and costs involved in its creation. This represents the strategy at 7d Media of ensuring career artists continue to have the means to create high quality and exceptional work.

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02/05/15

Sun Ra limited edition DVD, CD & Book

Space Is The Place

Harte Recordings is proud to announce the release of the 40th Anniversary Celebration of Sun Ra's Space Is The Place. This limited edition release will include a hardcover book, a DVD of the film (with the original film and uncut version) with new producer commentary, and a CD of the soundtrack. It was forty years ago when Sun Ra's galactic-sploitation epic Space Is The Place was released to theaters around the USA. For the first time, Earthlings were able to look into the reality of Sun Ra; jazzman, alien, legend…spaceman. Space Is The Place is a movie beyond explanation, and yet it still remains one of the craziest, psychedelic, music-powered head-twisting fest ever to hit the theaters. NTSC all region, 153 minutes.

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02/02/15

New Hans Theesink & Terry Evans released

True & Blue

True & Blue was recorded live in Vienna, Austria - like the prize-winning predecessor albums Visions and Delta Time - is a naked and intimate, bare to the bone, live recording, that leaves a lot of space for Hans‘ and Terry’s expressive voices and instruments. These two guys have been performing for many years together and obviously love what they're doing. They sure know how to work an audience; keep them spellbound and put joy and magic in the air. This is handmade roots music at it's best: True & Blue.

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01/23/15

First new Swervedriver release in 18 years!

I Wasn't Born To Lose You

Swervedriver are back with their first new album in 18 years! I Wasn't Born To Lose You is the classic Swervedriver sound - the liquid distortion of shoegaze combined with the swagger of Sonic Youth and Dinosaur Jr. It was recorded at legendary studios Konk in London and Birdland in Melbourne. The band begins a 22 date U.S. tour in March, including their debut SXSW appearance.

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01/16/15

The Interview soundtrack coming soon!

CD also features This Is The End score

La-La Land Records and Sony present acclaimed composer Henry Jackman's (Big Hero 6, Wreck It Ralph, X-Men First Class, Kick-Ass) original motion picture scores to the Columbia Pictures' feature films The Interview and This Is The End, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco. Composer Jackman unleashes two powerhouse orchestral scores, propelling both films' outrageous humor and wild action. This is a limited edition of 5,000 units.

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01/08/15

The Passion Of The Christ soundtrack reissue

Expanded 10th Anniversary Limited Edition

La-La Land Records, Icon Productions and Sony Music proudly announce the forthcoming release of The Passion Of The Christ - Expanded Tenth Anniversary Limited Edition Soundtrack, a limited edition 2-CD SET, showcasing the fully remastered and expanded presentation of acclaimed composer John Debney's Oscar-Nominated score to the 2004 landmark motion picture event The Passion Of The Christ, starring Jim Caviezel, Monica Bellucci and Maia Morgenstern, and directed by Mel Gibson. Remastered from studio elements for superior sound quality, this deluxe release features more than 75 minutes of never-before-released music, including alternate cues, the inspiring trailer music and more! The special 10th Anniversary packaging honors one of modern cinema's most notable scores with a 24-Page CD booklet containing exclusive, in-depth liner notes by film music writer Jeff Bond (featuring all-new quotes from director Mel Gibson, composer John Debney and vocalist Lisbeth Scott) that take the listener behind this unforgettable film and its glorious music. This is a limited edition of 10,000 Units.

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01/05/15

Various artist blues compilation reissued on LP

Devil Got My Woman - 16 Classic Blues Songs From 1926-1937

This unique album collection contains 16 classic blues songs from the 1920s and 1930s including the title track "Devil Got My Woman" by Skip James and 15 more songs by other great blues singers including Charley Patton, Willie Brown, Blind Blake, Ma Rainey and others. 12 of the 16 songs on the album have the original artwork promoting these songs when they were first released included on a insert. All tracks are newly re-mastered from the finest copies of the original 78 rpm records. Reissued on 180 gram vinyl with insert.

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