Pop / Rock / Local Apple, Fiona "The Idler Wheel..." CD+DVD (Epic)
Beach Boys "That's Why God Made The Radio" CD (Capitol) 2012 studio album from the reunited California Pop outfit led by Brian Wilson, their first new studio material in over two decades
Belaire "Resonating Symphony" CD/LP Listening to these 12 new songs by Jason Chronis (ex- Voxtrot) and Cari Palazzolo is like having 2 friends who happen to be really great cooks come over to your house, blindfold you and feed you the very best confections that you've ever tasted. Sweet and sincere pop, expertly home recorded and features many guests such as Tosca String Quartet, Jacob Green on oboe, and harpist Shana Norton.
Cheveu "1000" CD (Born Bad Records France) Second proper album from French band Cheveu, originally released in 2010.
Crooks "The Rain Will Come" LP
Monochrome Set "Love Zombies" LP (4 Men With Beards) Now reissued on vinyl.
Monochrome Set "Strange Boutique" LP (4 Men With Beards) Now reissued on vinyl.
Mountain Goats "Hound Chronicles" CD (Shrimper)
Nervous Curtains "Fake Infinity" CD/ (Latest Flame)
Nilsson, Harry "The Point" LP (Get on Down) Now reissued on vinyl.
Peaking Lights "Lucifer" CD/LP (Mexican Summer) Their second full length. Self-produced and engineered by Al Carlson (Yeasayer, Ford & Lopatin, OPN). The duo have managed to link their musical love of dub, krautrock, analog electronic, and more.
Segall, Ty "Slaughterhouse" CD/2x10" (In The Red) The Ty Segall Band is Ty Segall (obviously), Mikal Cronin, Charlie Moonheart and Emily Rose Epstein. First studio release from Segall with his touring band. Ups the ante on past solo releases with a full-throttle, go-for-the-throat bombast.
Silent Land Time Machine "I am No Longer Alone With Myself..." LP (Indian Queen) New local release, 6 electroacoustic pieces that each follow their own internal logic and blur the line between folk, experimental, modern composition, computer tweeking and shifting drones. Pretty unique and cool.
Smashing Pumpkins "Oceania" CD (Martha's Music) Their latest.
Stereolab "Mars Audiac Quintet" 2LP (1972) Vinyl reissue.
Stereolab "Transient Random-Noise Bursts With Announcements" 2LP (1972)
Walk The Moon "S/T" CD (RCA) Latest by this Ohio quartet.
White, Jack "Freedom At 21" 7" (Third Man)
Zelienople "The World is a House on Fire" LP (Type UK) Haunted jazzy folk rock, like ghosts singing new songs of the south.
Zulu Winter "Languages" CD (Arts & Crafts) Five guys from Oxfordshire with their debut.
Composer / ExperimentalPayne, Maggi "Ahh-Ahh: Music For Ed Tannenbaum's Technological Feets" LP Originally composed by Maggi Payne from 1984 - 1987 for the performance group Technological Feets. Composed on an Apple II computer & various early sampling devices.
Scott, Raymond Quintette "Radio Music" LP (Doxy Italy) A major American composer, electronic music pioneer, and all-around fascinating figure in the American musical panorama. Before he invented the electronium (the first sequencer) he was composing these jazzy tunes, many of which were incorporated into the soundtracks for Looney Tunes shorts.
Hampson, Robert "Repercussions" CD / DVD (Editions Mego) Second solo album under his own name. Released as a special two disc package: one a Stereo CD the other a 5.1 Surround DVD-A. Hampson has previously been a member of Loop, Main, and Godflesh, and collaborated with Organum and Jim O'Rourke.
Martin Brandlmayer / Werner Dafeldecker / Christian Fennesz "Till The Old World's Blown Up And A New One Is Created" LP (M=Minimal Germany) Martin Brandlmyar (Radian / Trapist / Kapitalband 1), Werner Dafeldecker (Polwechsel, David Sylvian, Autistic Daughters) and Christian Fennesz performing a new kind of cool jazz coupled with a big portion of New York School composition.
Mugwump "MGCMP02" CD
Schnitzler, Conrad "Zug: Reshaped And Remodeled" LP (M=Minimal Germany) Reworked versions of "Zug," from Conrad Schnitzler's legendary The Red Cassette (1973). Reworks by Ricardo Villalobos and Max Loderbauer, with two remixes by Stefan Betke aka Pole
Valles, Damian "Nonparallel (In Four Movements)" CD/LP (Experimedia) Composed and arranged entirely from heavily treated samples of avant-garde Western classical composers and computer music released by the Nonesuch label in the 60s and 70s. The result is some fairly spooky drones and overtones.
Vatican Shadow "September Cell" LP (Bed of Nails) Hollowed industrial percussion, gloaming synths and caustic noise. Project of Dom Fernow (Prurient, Cold Cave).
Hip-HopJ Dilla "Jay Dee's Revenge/ Birthright" 10" (Ruff Draft Records)
MetalDestruction "Release From Agony" LP (Profile) Sealed deadstock copies on Rock Hotel/Profile. Third full length from Teutonic thrash masters.
Loss "Despond" 2LP (Contagion Releasing) Now available on massive heavyweight double vinyl.
PunkAvengers "s/t" LP (4 Men With Beards) Vinyl reissue.
Clean "Odditties" 2LP (540) Originally released on cassette in 1983, now reissued as a double LP. Nice gatefold package with photos and art.
Crime "Hot Wire My Heart / Baby You're So Repulsive" 7" (Kitten Charmer) Authorized reissue of their debut single. Primal SF punk.
Flesh Lights "Muscle Pop" CD (Twistworthy) First full length from local favorites now on CD.
Forward "Devil's Cradle" 7" (540) Tokyo hardcore legends return with a new single.
King Tuff "s/t" (Burger) Cassette version.
King Tuff "Was Dead" (Burger) Cassette version.
Missbrukarna "Zooma in en Zombi" LP (Skrammel)
Neon Piss "S/T" LP (Deranged) Debut full length from tuneful melodic punk band.
Weird Party "The Secret Lives Of Men" 7" (Twistworthy)
Zyanose "Noise Philia" LP (540) Compilation of all the recorded works to date by the Osaka masters of blown out punk noise.
Soul / Funk / JazzHooker, John Lee "Coast to Coast" LP
Howlin Wolf "Moanin' In The Moonlight LP (Chess)
McGriff, Jimmy "Fly Dude" LP (Groove Merchant)
Techno / ElectronicActress "R.I.P." LP (Honest Jon's) Now in stock on vinyl.
Blake, James "The Bells Sketch" 12" (Hessle Audio UK)
Glenn Underground "7th Trumpet" 12" (Strictly Jaz Unit Muzic)
Jacques Greene "Concealer" 12" (Vase)
Maceo Plex "Under the Sheets" 12" NO19 Music
Mark E / Environment "Snow Walker" 12" (Merc)
Midland "Placement EP" 12" (Aus Music)
Soft Rocks / Talking Jungle "Tiago" 12" (ESP Institute)
TangoTerje "On the Beach" 12" (Balearic Biscuits)
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs "Tapes & Money Remixes" 12"
Trus'me "DVS1 & Terrance Dixon Remixes" 12" (Prime Numbers)
WorldNeung Phak "2" CD (Abduction) Expert American versions of classic southeast Asian psych tracks, featuring the great Alan Bishop of Sun City Girls.
Khorshid, Omar "Guitar El Chark (Guitar Of The Orient)" 2CD (Sublime Frequencies) Double CD reissue of the out-of-print vinyl edition. With an additional ten bonus tracks and a 14-page booklet in a tri-fold digipak. The first true Omar Khorshid retrospective released outside the Middle East: the only comprehensive anthology of Khorshid's work to date. 2+ hours of funky Egyptian rock, with phasers and synths to take it into space.
Koudede "Guitars From Agadez Vol. 5" 7" (Sublime Frequencies) Two scorching tunes recorded live from the European tour of last year. Ltd to 600 copies.
v/a "Dabke - Sounds Of The Syrian Houran" LP (Sham Palace) A hypnotic collection of electrified Syrian dabke dance cuts from the southern region known as the Houran, issued here for the first time in the West. 2nd LP release on the Sham Palace label. Limited pressing of 1,000.
Printed MatterDecibel August 2012 Queens of Noise: Women in Metal.
Shindig! No. 26 Small Faces on the cover. Plus the Mind Garage, the Plimsouls, Dave Swarbrick, Sri Lankan rock, George Jackson, Kaleidoscope, Brewer & Shipley and more.
Wire #341 July 2012 Comes with a copy of Tapper 29 CD. This issue includes Fushitsusha, Roy Montgomery, David Toop and more.
DVDBram Van Splunteren "Big Fun In The Big Town" DVD (Traffic) A superb 1986 hip-hop documentary produced for Dutch TV shot entirely in New York City, and features Mr. Magic, Marley Marl, Grandmaster Flash, Run-DMC and Jam Master Jay, LL Cool J, Biz Markie, Roxanne Shante, Russell Simmons, MC Shan, Schoolly-D, Doug E. Fresh & the Get Fresh Crew, the Last Poets, and more. It's the first time the film has been commercially available in 25 years.
Tickets Now on Sale
Candlebox - June 27th @ Emo's ($20 cash / $21 charge)
White Chapel - June 27th @ Emo's ($16 cash / $17 charge)
Prince Paul & Brownout - June 28th @ ($12 cash / $13 charge)
Lucy the Poodle's 5th Annual Circus Party - June 30th @ ($12 cash / $13 charge)
Kashmere Stage Band - June 30th @ Antone's ($19 cash / $20 charge)
o0o00 with Gomi and Beat Imprint - July 7th @ ($12 cash / $13 charge)
Attack Attack - July 13th @ Emo's ($22 cash / $23 charge)
Jillionaire - July 13th @ ($12 cash / $13 charge)
Millionaires - July 15th @ ($14 cash / $15 charge)
Dean Wareham plays Galaxie 500 - July 27th @ Antone's ($16 cash / $17 charge)
Casualties, Nekromantix - August 1st @ Emo's ($22 cash / $23 charge)
Eric Prydz - August 9th @ ($22 cash / $23 charge)
Evans Blue - August 10th @ ($17 cash / $18 charge)
Hank 3 - August 11th @ ($21.50 cash / $22.50 charge)
Juicy J, Chevy Woods - August 11th @ ($27 cash / $28 charge)
Wu-Block - August 18th @ ($22 cash / $23 charge)
Lindsey Buckingham - August 22nd @ ($46 cash / $47 charge)
Goapele - August 25th @ Emo's ($29 cash / $30 charge)
Lightning Bolt - August 29th @ Emo's ($14.50 cash / $15.50 charge)
Kavinsky -Sept 2nd @ Emo's ($17 cash / $18 charge)
Mayer Hawthorne -Sept 8th @ Emo's ($14 cash / $15 charge)
Paul Oakenfold -Sept 14th @ Emo's ($22 cash / $23 charge)
Adam Ant -Sept 19th @ Emo's ($27 cash / $28 charge)
Hot Water Music - Sept 22nd @ Emo's ($17 cash / $18 charge)
Guided by Voices - Sept 25th @ Emo's ($27 cash / $28 charge)
Dark Star Orchestra - Sept 28th @ Emo's ($24 cash / $25 charge)
Kreator / Accept - Sept 30th @ Emo's ($27 cash / $28 charge)
Hatebreed - Oct 3rd @ Emo's ($22 cash / $23 charge)
Nightwish w/ Kamelot - Oct 10th @ Emo's ($36.50 cash / $37.50 charge)
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