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The score to the 2013 remake of the classic cult horror film Evil Dead, which was originally
released in 1981, features spine chilling music from Spanish composer Roque Banos. The highly prolific Banos has topped himself with his newest score which is one of the best in the horror genre to come along in many years.
Featuring over 25 minutes of music not found on the digital download, this La La Land release is going to be a must have for both horror and film score fans alike.
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Memphis, Tennessee based Ana Popovic returns with a daring studio record. An album full of "Old School" funk and bluesy grooves, in the vein of Albert King, Albert Collins and War. "Can You Stand The Heat" was produced by Tony Coleman (drummer - B.B. King), co-produced by Ana and Grammy Award winner Tommy Sims. With "Can You Stand The Heat", Ana Popovic follows up her 2011 two time Music Blues Award nominated album "Unconditional", which reached #4 on the Billboard Blues Chart, the top 10 of Amazon's Best Blues Albums and the top 15 of Guitar World's top Blues and Roots Rock albums.
Ana Popovic was born in Belgrade, formerly Yugoslavia. She quickly picked up her father's impressive blues and soul record collection, grabbed his guitar and went to work at a young age of 15. Since then, Ana has developed into a phenomenal guitarist / vocalist who tirelessly tours around the world playing major blues, jazz and rock festivals. Ana blends smoking electric funk slide guitar, jazzy instrumentals and tight blues groove with soulful feminine vocals. Her incredible stage presence makes her an irresistible force in the music world.
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A manufacturing problem has caused a delay on this item. We expect to be shipping it in May. (7-LP set) This deluxe box set contains all of Death Cab For Cutie's early albums and E.P.s, some never before available on vinyl. All the records from the original 1997 cassette-only “demo” You Can Play These Songs With Chords (originally released via the band’s first label, Bellingham, WA-based Elsinor) through 2001’s The Stability E.P. have been re-mastered by Roger Seibel at SAE, bringing the audio quality of those pressings up to that of the band’s ground-breaking classic 2003 opus (and final studio release via Barsuk) Transatlanticism. Three releases in the package (You Can Play These Songs With Chords, The Stability E.P., and The Death Cab for Cutie Forbidden Love E.P.) are available for the first time on vinyl, only as a part of this box – the entire set is pressed on hefty, beautiful 180-gram vinyl. Each release is packaged individually in its own jacket with the album’s original artwork, and then collected snugly in an individually-numbered cloth-bound box and signed by the band. Limited edition of 1,500. 12 pounds total weight. BOX SET INCLUDES: - You Can Play These Songs With Cords (33 rpm; vinyl exclusive to this box set – jacket features original cassette artwork) - Something About Airplanes (33 rpm; die-cut jacket and layered vellum insert) - We Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes (33 rpm; die-cut jacket) - The Death Cab for Cutie Forbidden Love E.P. (45 rpm; vinyl exclusive to this box set) - The Photo Album (33 rpm; includes original full-size photo inserts) - The Stability E.P. (45 rpm; vinyl exclusive to this box set) - Transatlanticism (45 rpm double-vinyl with full-size 12-page book insert)
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On her newest release "Rhythm Of The Heart" Raquel Bitton melds the passion and sensuality
of Havana and Paris as she sings in French the sambas, bossa novas, chachas, merenque, danzon, tangos, milongas and boleros of legendary latin singer Tino Rossi. Raquel is backed by a 21 piece orchestra and a hot Afro-Cuban band with the recording being Co-Produced and engineered by 11 time Grammy award winner Rafa Sardina. Known for her critically acclaimed performance of the stage show “Piaf: Her Story...Her Songs” which is a mainstay on PBS, Raquel this time uses her passionate and emotional voice on some spicy Latin tunes that show the breadth of her talent.
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La-La Land Records and Universal Pictures present the original motion picture score to the
comedy film Identity Thief starring Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy. Composer Christopher Lennertz has
written a rollicking orchestral score that helps propel this action/comedy about a mild-mannered businessman who
learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief, a trip that puts him in the path of a
deceptively harmless-looking woman. This new comedy from director Seth Gordon opens in theaters nationwide on
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The long awaited 4 Men With Beards John Fahey limited edition box set, The Transcendental
Waterfall, has finally arrived. The set includes the 180 gram vinyl albums Blind Joe Death, Death Chants,
Breakdowns, And Military Waltzes, The Dance of Death and Other Plantation Favorites, The Great San Bernardino
Birthday Party, The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death, and Days Have Gone By. Also included in the package are
a large t-shirt, poster, and a postcard, all of which are housed in a deluxe box with stunning graphic design. An
amazing package featuring some of the most important guitar solo recordings of the 20th century.
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Two classic Fred Neil albums are finally reissued domestically on Water Records. The 1967
release Sessions and his final album before his retirement from music, The Other Side Of Life from 1971, show
what a phenomenal talent Fred Neil was. From the long, meandering, raga influenced songs of Sessions, to the
half live and half studio tracks of Other Side Of Life, Fred Neil was unique and stood outside the usual cliches of
the mainstream singer/songwriters of the 1970s.
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Grammy nominated multi-instrumentalist, performer, composer, arranger, conductor and educator Ted Nash's newest recording is the intimate quartet outing, "The Creep", on his own Plastic Sax label. On this unique quartet outing no pianist is featured and joining Ted on alto saxophone is trumpeter Ron Horton, bassist Paul Sikivie and drummer Ulysses Owens. The Creep has received a 4.5 star review in Downbeat and 5 stars from JazzReveiw. This is hot and savory jazz for everyone who craves the classics with a contemporary twist.
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First solo LP by none other than former REM guitarist & friend Peter Buck. Believe it or not, released on vinyl only by Mississippi Records (No CD or download available anywhere) ...& it gets weirder. This LP was cut pure analogue - straight from tape to disc. A real old fashioned freak out record filled with Stooges like crunchy guitar riffs, strange atmospheric sounds, far out dark lyrics & some catchy pop hooks here & there. Peter & various friends you've probably heard of, gathered at Type Foundry Studio here in Portland & laid out this record fast & furious. A real madcap journey of a record put together with nothing but love & a sense of immediacy.
Peter & friends are taking things back to a simpler time when you could walk down to your local record shop/label & say, "hey, check out my new record...you wanna put it out?" We said, "Sure!" Straight from the heart - here tis'. Limited edition LP not to be missed. Limited edition of 2,000. Click on image to view
Wearing their influences on their sleeve, invoking the classic power pop that first inspired them, Nine Times Blue has a commercial, radio friendly, modern sound that is all their own. Full of songs about love, heartache, loss and hope – Falling Slowly, Nine Times Blue’s first full-length album, carries on the tradition forged by their influences and continued today by bands like Gin Blossoms, Jimmy Eat World and Plain White T’s. The blend of infectious hooks, layered harmonies, melodic guitars, catchy bass lines and a driving backbeat will stick with you. “Falling Slowly,” “I Can’t See You” and “Crazy To Think” stand with the best songs of today’s modern power pop artists. “Grace” and “Fun and Games” highlight the influence of today’s Americana artists on the band’s primary songwriter – Kirk Waldrop
Currently the only independent American label still releasing oldies compilations, Eric Records presents the first new volumes in the famous Eric "Hard To Find 45s on CD" series in 3 years. These two focus on the mid-60s to the mid-80s which are of the greatest interest to reissue collectors and include many Top 20 songs rare or impossible to find elsewhere. And always the Original single versions in stunning quality! In addition, a great new CD from one of the 60s most-talented (and under-released) acts, The Browns. Their pure brother-andsister harmonies and impeccable stereo recordings will lift your spirits.
The Mountain Music Project : A Musical Odyssey from Appalachia to Himalaya is an award winning film that follows the journey of two traditional musicians from the hills of Virginia to the mountains of rural Nepal. They explore the extraordinary similarities between the Appalachian music that is now known as Bluegrass and Old Time and the Nepali Himalayan folk music and culture, particularly focused on the traditional musicians of the Gandharba caste. The film, shot in both Nepal and Virginia, has fascinating interviews, scenes, and music with influential musicians who have grown up in the mountain music cultures. It weaves an enlightening and touching story of the evolution and realities of the musics and the culture and the people who live it.
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La La Land Records is proud to present the original soundtrack to the classic horror movie "Friday The 13th". This is the original score to the 1980 film by Harry Manfredini. The score blends in with the roller-coaster ride the film takes you on with the music designed to heighten the experience of uncertainty and menace when the killer is on screen. Now this iconic horror film score to the equally iconic film is available for you to enjoy at home any day you want. Even Friday the 13th! LLL*1228*CD UPC:826924122822
La-La Land Records is proud to present composer Frederik Widemann’s action packed score to the Cartoon Network’s critically acclaimed animated series of the legendary “Green Lantern”. Widemann perfectly enhances the adventures of the Green Lantern, and his comrades Kilowog and Aya, as they face down the threat from Atrocitus and the evil Red Lantern Corps! Now all animation fans can enjoy this thrilling music on one 70 minute CD and relive the adventures of the Green Lantern any time they want.
Three classic early 70s titles by Peter Hammill's progressive group Van Der Graaf Generator
have been released by 4 Men With Beards. The Least We Can Do Is Wave to Each Other, H to He, Who Am the
Only One and Pawn Hearts form the musical foundation for this legendary band from Manchester, England. Listen
to these albums the way they were meant to be heard . . . on glorious 180 gram vinyl.
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Fusing folk, jazz,and pop styles, two-time Grammy-winner Laurence Juber creates a multifaceted performance that belies the use of only one acoustic guitar. The lead guitarist for Paul McCartney's Wings (with whom he earned a Grammy award), Juber is a world-renowned guitar virtuoso, composer and arranger. His latest release, "Soul Of Light", is another in his long line of excellent CDs showcasing his stellar talent on acoustic guitar.
We Juke Up In Here is a new film and music project from the makers of the award-winning blues movie M For Mississippi: A Road Trip Through the Birthplace of the Blues. We Juke Up In Here follows producers Jeff Konkel and Roger Stolle as they explore what remains of Mississippi’s once-thriving juke joint culture. The film is told largely from the vantage point of Red Paden, proprietor of the legendary Red’s Lounge in historic Clarksdale, Mississippi. Paden, a true Delta character and jack-of-all-trades, has been running his blues and beer joint for more than 30 years – providing one of the region’s most reliable live blues venues and an authentic stage for a cavalcade of veteran blues performers, both legendary and obscure.
LIMITED EDITION(5-CD + 5-LP + 1-Blu-ray + 2-DVD + 96 page fine art book set and 54 page book + 2 48"x36" double sided posters) The definitive Pixies collector's piece. Minotaur is curated by legendary graphic designer, Vaughan Oliver with photographer Simon Larbalestier, created the album artwork for all five Pixies' studio albums. Oliver and Larbalestier have teamed up once again on Minotaur, to create their largest single body of Pixies work to date. Includes all five Pixies' studio albums (Come on Pilgrim, Surfer Rosa, Doolittle, Bossanova, and Trompe le Monde) in the following formats: 24k gold plated CD's; five 12" - 180 gram virgin vinyl LP's cut from the original analog tapes; Blu-ray audio mastered for 5.1 surround sound and 2 channel stereo at 24/192; DVD mastered for 5.1 surround sound and 2 channel stereo at 24/96.
Also included is the previously unreleased Pixies 1991 live performance from Brixton, on both Blu-ray and DVD, mastered for 5.1 surround sound at 24/192 and 24/96, respectively. All discs are housed in a custom designed folio. In addition to reinterpreting all of the original album covers, Oliver's and Larbalestier's extensive work is featured in a 96-page fine art book, measuring 22" x 14" inches, and an additional 54-page book, measuring 7.75" x 8.25". Also included is a 12" x 19.5" giclee print of the duo's work, and two double-sided fold-out posters measuring 48" x 36." Each copy of the Limited Edition is individually numbered, and hand-signed by every member of the Pixies and Vaughan Oliver. Additionally, at random, 25 of the 3000 Limited Edition sets will include test pressings of the vinyl albums. Housed in an oversized clamshell case and weighing over 25 pounds
DELUXE EDITION(5-CD + 1-Blu-ray + 2-DVD + 54 Page Book set) Minotaur is curated by legendary graphic designer, Vaughan Oliver with photographer Simon Larbalestier, created the album artwork for all five Pixies' studio albums. Oliver and Larbalestier have teamed up once again on Minotaur, to create their largest Pixies body of work to date. Includes all five Pixies' studio albums (Come on Pilgrim, Surfer Rosa, Doolittle, Bossanova, and Trompe le Monde) in the following formats: 24k gold plated CD's; Blu-ray audio mastered for 5.1 surround sound and 2 channel stereo at 24/192; DVD mastered for 5.1 surround sound and 2 channel stereo at 24/96.
Unreleased Pixies 1991 live performance from Brixton, on both Blu-ray and DVD, mastered for 5.1 surround sound at 24/192 and 24/96, respectively. All discs are housed in a custom designed folio. Also included is a 7.75" x 8.25," 54-page book featuring the duo's work. Weighs approximately 6 pounds.
Guitar maverick Wayne Krantz is joined by an elite group of musicians on his newest Abstract Logix release Howie 61. Wayne has gone in a new and ambitious direction on Howie 61 which plays with rock, jazz, funk and fusion to create something that goes beyond those simple genre descriptions. The incredible supporting cast includes Vinnie Colaiuta, Tal Wilkenfeld, Keith Carlock, Pino Palladino, James Genus, Nate Wood, Henry Hey, Owen Biddle, Charley Drayton, John Patitucci, John Beasley, Jeremy Stacey, Paul Stacey, Yasushi Miura, David Binney, Anton Fig, Kenny Wollesen and Gabriela Anders. With Howie 61, Krantz demonstrates once again that he is more than just a guitar player, more than just an improviser; he is, in fact, a genre-defying visionary whose musicality is expressible in a myriad of ways.
This is Grammy-winning singing legend Doris Day's Day's first studio album with fresh material in 17 years; 13 songs of a timeless quality with 10 previously unreleased recordings produced by Day's late son, Terry Melcher. Day has been fully involved with the musical selections for this special album, which hit the top ten with its advance release in England. Her son Terry Melcher--who was known as a producer for folk-rock pioneers The Byrds and other artists--co-wrote three of the new songs with the Beach Boys' Bruce Johnston: the emotional title track "My Heart," the romantic "The Way I Dreamed It" and the haunting "Happy Endings" sung by Melcher with a spoken introduction by Day. Also included is the rhythmic radio single "Heaven Tonight" plus three classic rock-era favorites: Joe Cocker's ballad "You Are So Beautiful", the Lovin' Spoonful's joyful 1966 hit "Daydream" and The Beach Boys' nostalgic "Disney Girls," the latter written by Bruce Johnston, who also co-produced several selections. Exclusive to this U.S. edition is the debut release of the traditional folk ballad "Stewball," which appropriately connects with Day's devotion to animals. Among the trio of vintage classics Day has selected for this album are "My One & Only Love" with the Andre Previn Trio, the biographical "Ohio" from the stage musical "Wonderful Town" and the standard "My Buddy" from Day's film "I'll See You In My Dreams." Rounding out the set is the bouncy showtune "Hurry It's Lovely Up Here" from "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever."
Strong National Publicity including Print, Radio, Broadcast and Online
1. Hurry, It's Lovely Up Here
3. The Way I Dreamed It
4. Heaven Tonight
5. My One and Only Love
6. My Heart
7. You Are So Beautiful
8. Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries
9. Disney Girls
10. * Stewball
*Exclusive Bonus Track for This U.S. Release
11. My Buddy
12. Happy Endings
Originally released in 1971, Live-Evil is electric era Miles Davis at its absolute finest. A killer double LP mixing studio recordings and live sessions at The Cellar Door in Washington, D.C. Four sides of vinyl that explore the furthest reaches of jazz.
Originally released in 1989, Oh Mercy is the first in a series of Dylan albums to be produced by the legendary Daniel Lanois (Brian Eno, U2). Featuring his instantly recognizable production, one of the finest batches of Dylan songs in many years, and a swampy vibe due in no small part to its recording location (New Orleans), Oh Mercy is definitely one of Dylan's finest efforts of the last 30+ years. Finally back in print on LP, this time on 180 gram vinyl with a deluxe tip-on jacket.
Originally released by Caroline in 1991, the same year as Nevermind, Hole's debut album was produced by Kim Gordon and Gumball's Don Fleming. The Village Voice named it their "Album Of The Year", and it remains a cult favorite to this day. Reissued on 180 gram vinyl. Click here or on the image for more info and to purchase a copy.
Released in 1995, the debut from Ben Folds Five is a stunning mix of Tin Pan Alley, piano based power pop, new wave, and alternative, from a witty and earnest songwriter. Still going strong some 15+ years later, now you have a chance to hear the humble beginnings of the Ben Folds Five on 180 gram vinyl. Click on the cover image for more info or to purchase a copy.
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