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  • Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From A Memory Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From A Memory Quick View

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    Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From A Memory

    Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory is the fifth studio album by American progressive Metal/Rock band Dream Theater. Originally released in 1999, it was recorded at BearTracks Studios in New York, where the band had previously recorded their second studio album Images And Words and the EP A Change of Seasons.


    The album is the sequel to Metropolis-Part I: The Miracle And The Sleeper, a song previously featured on the band's 1992 album Images and Words [MOVLP780]. It was the first album to feature Jordan Rudess on keyboards.


    In 2012, Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory was voted as the number one all-time progressive Rock album in a poll conducted by Rolling Stone, beating Rush's 2112 and Close to the Edge by Yes.

    LP1
    1. Scene One: Regression
    2. Scene Two: I. Overture 1928
    II. Strange Deja Vu
    3. Scene Three: I. Through My Words
    II. Fatal Tragedy
    4. Scene Four: Beyond This Life
    5. Scene Five: Through Her Eyes


    LP2
    1. Scene Six: Home
    2. Scene Seven: I. The Dance Of Eternity
    II. One Last Time
    3. Scene Eight: The Spirit Carries On
    4. Scene Nine: Finally Free

    Dream Theater
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  • A Change Of Seasons (Pre-Order) A Change Of Seasons (Pre-Order) Quick View

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    A Change Of Seasons (Pre-Order)


    Limited Edition Of 2500 Numbered Copies On Blue & White Mixed Vinyl


    A Change of Seasons is an EP by progressive metal band Dream Theater, originally released in September 1995. It comprises the 23-minute title track and a collection of live cover songs performed at a fan club concert at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club in London, England in January 1995. A Change of Seasons was the first Dream Theater release featuring Derek Sherinian on keyboards.


    The song A Change of Seasons was originally written in 1989 and was intended to be a part of Images and Words, but at almost 17 minutes, it was deemed too long for studio placement. It had nevertheless been performed live by the band, who continued to revise it through the years. Fans around the world put pressure on the band to officially release the song. The petition was successful, and the group entered BearTracks Studios in New York in May 1995 to rewrite and record the now 23-minute-long song. Although the song includes audio samples from the 1989 film Dead Poets Society (as well as quotes from the 1648 Robert Herrick poem To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time), the lyrics were not inspired by the film.


    Although the record is labeled as an EP, its running time of 57:30 makes it significantly longer than a standard EP, and even many LPs, including Dream Theater's first two albums. As it was important for the band and label for it not to be perceived as the latest studio record, they tagged it an EP.


    Music On Vinyl proudly presents A Change of Seasons on vinyl for the very first time. The first 2500 individually numbered copies are pressed on coloured (Blue & White mixed) vinyl. Strictly limited!

    LP 1
    1. A Change Of Seasons
    I. The Crimson Sunrise
    II. Innocence
    III. Carpe Diem
    IV. The Darkest Of Winters
    V. Another World
    VI. The Inevitable Summer
    VII. The Crimson Sunset
    2. Funeral For A Friend / Love Lies Bleeding


    LP 2
    1. Perfect Strangers
    2. The Rover / Achilles Last Stand / The Song Remains The Same

    3. The Big Medley
    I. In The Flesh?
    II. Carry On Wayward Son
    III. Bohemian Rhapsody
    IV. Lovin, Touchin, Squeezin
    V. Cruise Control
    VI. Turn It On Again

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  • Please Don't Leave Please Don't Leave Quick View

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    Please Don't Leave

    Seasons Change leaves it all on the table with 'Please Don't Leave,' with eleven stellar tracks, produced by Sam Pura (State Champs, The Story So Far), that bleed vulnerability and passion with a raw honest lyrics set to the tone of upbeat, anthemic pop-punk.
    1. Clueless
    2. Hope This Stains
    3. Safe
    4. Valentine
    5. Straight in the Heart
    6. The Reasons Why
    7. Feel It
    8. Sick of It
    9. Need to Know
    10. Take Time
    11. Not Sorry
    Seasons Change
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  • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons Vivaldi: The Four Seasons Quick View

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    Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

    British violinist Nigel Kennedy's brilliant recording of Vivaldi's Four Seasons has become one of the best-selling classical albums of all-time. Recorded originally in November of 1986 in the Church of St John-at-Hackney, London with the English Chamber Orchestra, it was a recording that would achieve unparalleled public and media attention and change the course of music history, marking the first time that commercial pop marketing was used in the classical world!
    1. Concerto No.1 In E Major 'La Primavera' RV269 - I: Allegro
    2. Concerto No.1 In E Major 'La Primavera' RV269 - II: Largo
    3. Concerto No.1 In E Major 'La Primavera' RV269 - III: Allegro
    4. Concerto No.2 In G Minor 'L'Estate' RV315 - I: Allegro Non Molto
    5. Concerto No.2 In G Minor 'L'Estate' RV315 - II: Adagio
    6. Concerto No.2 In G Minor 'L'Estate' RV315 - III: Presto
    7. Concerto No.3 In F Major 'L'Autunno' RV293 - I: Allegro
    8. Concerto No.3 In F Major 'L'Autunno' RV293 - II: Adagio Molto
    9. Concerto No.3 In F Major 'L'Autunno' RV293 - III: Allegro
    10. Concerto No.4 In F Minor 'L'Inverno' RV297 - I: Allegro Non Molto
    11. Concerto No.4 In F Minor 'L'Inverno' RV297 - II: Largo
    12. Concerto No.4 In F Minor 'L'Inverno' RV297 - III: Allegro
    Nigel Kennedy
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  • Poison Season Poison Season Quick View

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    Poison Season

    Poison Season opens with Vancouver native Dan Bejar swathed in Hunky Dory strings. He's a dashboard Bowie surveying four wracked characters-Jesus, Jacob, Judy, Jack-simultaneously Biblical and musical theatre. This bittersweet, Times Square-set fanfare is reprised twice more on the record-first as swaying, saxophone-stoked "street-rock" and then finally as a curtain-closing reverie. "The first and last songs are actually one song tracked live with quintet," explains their author. "I even sang with the band. That song always swung between super austere and super mid-'70s Springsteen/Bowie street-rock. In the end, I decided I wanted both. Couldn't really figure out a way to sequence the orchestral version within the record, so I decided to carve it up as a book-ending motif, with the rock version squarely in the middle." Mr. Bejar has long displayed a chameleonic instinct for change while maintaining a unified aesthetic (rather than just pinballing between reference points). No two records sound the same, but they're always uniquely Destroyer. His latest incarnation often appears to take sonic cues from a distinctly British (usually Scottish, to be precise) strain of sophisti-pop: you might hear traces of Aztec Camera, Prefab Sprout, Orange Juice, or The Blow Monkeys. These songs merge a casual literary brilliance with intense melodic verve, nimble arrangements, and a certain blue-eyed soul sadness.
    1. Times Square, Poison Season I
    2. Dream Lover
    3. Forces From Above
    4. Hell
    5. The River
    6. Girl in a Sling
    7. Times Square
    8. Archer on the Beach
    9. Midnight Meet the Rain
    10. Solace's Bride
    11. Bangkok
    12. Sun in the Sky
    13. Times Square, Poison Season II
    Destroyer
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  • Once In A Livetime Once In A Livetime Quick View

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    Once In A Livetime

    The rst ocial live album of Dream Theater, Once In A LIVEtime, was released to great critical acclaim in 1998 after recording an intense live show in Paris earlier that year. Their musical skills guarantee a legendary performance, at times resembling Yes' or Emerson, Lake & Palmer's prog prowess. Highlights include their instrumental tour de force "Ytse Jam" as well as the fan favorites "Pull Me Under", "Lie", "Metropolis" and
    certain portions of their lengthy "A Change of Seasons" composition. Combined, this recording takes 2.5 hours to experience from front to back, and so this release deserves all 4 LP's the grooves are pressed on. Available on vinyl for the rst time!
    LP1
    1. A Change Of Seasons I: The Crimson Sunrise
    2. A Change Of Seasons II: Innocence
    3. Puppies On Acid
    4. Just Let Me Breathe
    5. Voices
    6. Take The Time


    LP2
    1. Derek Sherinian Piano Solo
    2. Lines In The Sand
    3. Scarred
    4. A Change Of Seasons IV: The Darkest Of Winters
    5. YTSE Jam
    6. Mike Portnoy Drum Solo


    LP3
    1. Trial Of Tears
    2. Hollow Years
    3. Take Away My Pain
    4. Caught In A Web
    5. Lie


    LP4
    1. Peruvian Skies
    2. John Petrucci Guitar Solo
    3. Pull Me Under
    4. Metropolis
    5. Learning To Live
    6. A Change Of Seasons VII: The Crimson Sunset

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    East Is East

    In East is East, Pepi Ginsberg and her collaborators step into the golden hour of the day and embrace The most ephemeral of seasons. A mood and a time where we know that change is coming in the form of a cool wind; we hold on until we let go. The song 'Summer Sick as Love' accomplishes this feeling, with its mythical descriptions of gutter punks and wind ravaged stop-signs. Ginsberg, with arrangements expertly handled by her band, creates a world with East is East, that is the season in between, and parts the waters, navigating change in the sea of these strange times.
    1.Shake This
    2.Lost River
    3.East is East
    4.Mercury Tide
    5.Coca Cola
    6.Gravity in 20/20
    7.Navy and Sand
    8.Kid
    9.Coal to Diamonds
    10.Summer Sick as Love
    Pepi Ginsberg
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  • Lillie: F-65 (Colored Vinyl) Lillie: F-65 (Colored Vinyl) Quick View

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    Lillie: F-65 (Colored Vinyl)

    Pressed On Ultra-Clear Vinyl

    Saint Vitus are the godfathers of American doom metal. Seventeen years after the release of their previous full-length Die Healing, these legends return with yet another masterpiece, Lillie: F-65, once again showcasing that trademark song writing style so beloved by Saint Vitus fans. Featured herein is the cataclysmic and unmistakable guitar sound of co-founder Dave Chandler, leading to those amazing and magical solos.

    Lillie: F-65 is furthermore graced with the deeply resonant vocals of Scott 'Wino' Weinrich who returns to record an album with the band for the first time since the glorious V (1989) and whom many consider to be the classic Saint Vitus vocalist. Despite the hiatus and many changes over the past years, Saint Vitus remain true icons of doom. Now the U.S. legends are back and stronger than ever with Lillie: F-65!

    1. Let Them Fall
    2. The Bleeding Ground
    3. Vertigo
    4. Blessed Night
    5. The Waste of Time
    6. Dependence
    7. Withdrawal
    Saint Vitus
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  • Boys Don't Cry Boys Don't Cry Quick View

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    Boys Don't Cry


    Often obscure selections by marginal writers...it's unbelievable how believable she sounds. It really does sound like another season in her soul Album of the Week -Observer


    Songs worth learning especially when sung as gorgeously as this 4/5 - Independent On Sunday


    A gorgeous album -The Times


    Rumer was born and spent the very early years of her life in Pakistan. Her father's engineering job led her along with six other siblings to Darbela Dam, 30 miles northwest of Islamabad. Previously, the job had taken them to the Western Australian outback and Tasmania as well as to South Africa. . Her brother Rob gave Rumer her first guitar which she taught herself to play, and years later, she wrote all the songs on her debut album, Seasons of My Soul.


    Life changed when the family returned to the UK and settled in the New Forest. Her parents having separated, Rumer was educated in Carlisle with her Dad, and spent summers in the New Forest. She left school at 16, and began to drift; studying at Art College in Devon and then joining a fledgling indie rock band, La Honda. Plays from Radio 1 followed, as did early support from NME.


    Her mother died in 2003, and Rumer hit rock bottom. The lyrics of songs like 'Healer' document Rumer's journey through grief. On the dole and back in London, Rumer took action. She travelled to a stately home in the countryside, where she essentially lived as part of a commune, owned by a charismatic, philanthropic baronet.


    Rumer's luck changed when she met award-winning TV and musical composer Steve Brown (It's A Wonderful Life, Spend, Spend Spend) at the Cobden Club in Kensal Rise. Rumer and Steven worked together and produced the first single 'Slow'. Having been signed to ATC Management, all corners of the industry quickly began angling for her signature. Then, in March, her hard work paid off, and Rumer finally signed to Atlantic Records. She released Seasons of My Soul, her self-penned debut album in 2010.

    1. P.F. Sloan
    2. Travelin' Boy
    3. Sara Smile
    4. Be Nice To Me
    5. The Same Old Tears On A New Background
    6. Soulsville
    7. Welcome Back
    8. Flyin' Shoes
    9. Just For A Moment
    10. It Could Be The First Day
    11. Brave Awakening
    12. A Man Needs A Maid
    Rumer
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  • Divine Intervention Divine Intervention Quick View

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    Divine Intervention

    The rock & roll landscape changed dramatically between Seasons in the Abyss in 1990 and Divine Intervention in 1994. With the rise of alternative rock, many metal and hard rock bands that had been enormously successful at the dawn of the '90s were struggling by the middle of the decade. Instead of doing something calculated like emulating Nirvana or Pearl Jam -- or for that matter, Nine Inch Nails or Ministry -- Slayer wisely refused to sound like anyone but Slayer. Tom Araya and co. responded to the new environment simply by striving to be the heaviest metal band they possibly could. Less accessible than Seasons but equally riveting, Divine Intervention marked drummer Paul Bostaph's studio debut with the band. Bostaph proved to be a positive, energizing influence on Slayer, which sounds better than ever on such dark triumphs as Killing Fields, Serenity in Murder, and Circle of Beliefs. Characteristically grim and morbid, Slayer focus on the violently repressive nature of governments and the lengths to which they will go to wield power. And true to form, Slayer's music is as disturbing as their lyrics.


    - Alex Henderson (All Music Guide)

    1. Killing Fields
    2. Sex, Murder, Art
    3. Fictional Reality
    4. Dittohead
    5. Divine Intervention
    6. Circle of Beliefs
    7. SS-3
    8. Serenity in Murder
    9. 213
    10. Mind Control
    Slayer
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  • Esoteric Warfare Esoteric Warfare Quick View

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    Esoteric Warfare

    Esoteric Warfare is the fifth studio album by the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem.


    It has been seven long years since MAYHEM released their fourth and last full-length Ordo ad Chao. Founded as early as in 1984 in Oslo, Norway by the late and legendary frontman Øystein Aarseth aka Euronymous, bassist Jørn Necrobutcher Stubberud, and Kjetil Manheim Haraldsson on drums, the band took its name from the VENOM song Mayhem with Mercy. Continuing and renewing the Black Metal style heralded by the English trio, MAYHEM soon became the instigators of the so called second wave and were at the heart of every controversy surrounding that genre. The suicide of misanthropic frontman Per Yngve Dead Ohlin. The murder of Euronymous by guest bass player Count Grishnakh alias the notorious Varg Vikernes. Church burnings, drugs and prison sentences, MAYHEM were always at the centre of the storm. Yet not even death could stop the Norwegians, who released one musical milestone after the other. The incredible rawness of the Deathcrush EP (1987) was followed by the still iconic and genre defining De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas (1994), which featured devilish drummer Jan Axel Hellhammer Blomberg, who had joined in 1988. The vocalist on this album was the Hungarian Attila Csihar of TORMENTOR fame, who returned later in 2004 to take over from his meantime heir, the enigmatic original singer Sven-Erik Maniac Kristiansen. The latter was featured on the Wolf's Lair Abyss EP (1997), which was written mostly by highly talented guitarist Rune Blasphemer Eriksen, who scored a massive success with the highly controversial Grand Declaration Of War (2000). Those were followed by the more classic Chimera (2004) and a masterpiece of utter darkness called Ordo Ad Chao (2007) with Attila singing again, which inspired many bands to follow in its tracks. MAYHEM had always witnessed many line-up changes due to the circumstances described above. Therefore even the loss of Blasphemer, who decided to focus on his other band AVA INFERI in 2008, did not stop the band. Activities mainly revolved around live shows, until the right balance was found again with the recruitment of Morten Teloch Iversen. The guitarist had already made a name for himself with NIDINGR, which is highly regarded amongst black metal enthusiasts yet remained mostly an underground phenomenon. Now his first compositional work with MAYHEM is unleashed and demonstrates how perfectly Teloch has captured the essence and spirit of the Norwegian legend by linking the band back to its roots, while at the same time taking a step forward into the spearhead position of the genre instead of dwelling in nostalgia. The A-side, Psywar comes with a different mastering than the album version. The B-side, From Beyond the Event Horizon is a rare track taken from the much rumoured Budapest Recording Sessions, which the band decided to scratch. Tremble world, MAYHEM are back with a vengeance!

    1. Watchers
    2. Psywar
    3. Trinity
    4. Pandaemon
    5. MILAB
    6. VI.Sec.
    7. Throne of Time
    8. Corpse of Care
    9. Posthuman
    10. Aion Suntelia
    Mayhem
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  • Wildfire Wildfire Quick View

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    Wildfire

    Pressed On Silver Vinyl


    Housed In A Gatefold Sleeve


    Includes Poster


    DESTRÖYER 666 have no need to prove anything. The band originally starting out as a solo project of BESTIAL WARLUST guitarist KK in Australia in 1994 has already delivered four highly acclaimed and influential albums that cemented their excellent reputation within the metal scene.


    Now 'Wildfire' makes a complete fist that goes straight into your face. These nine heavy hymns are made of the essence of metal. There is no core, no post, no bullshit on this album - just great hard hitting song. Each track is hammered out rough and gritty, yet at the same time they all are intelligently arranged and massive in sound.


    The term old school applies to a point, but without any clinging to simple nostalgia. DESTRÖYER 666 have nothing in common with a bunch of kids trying to emulate the eighties, but live and breathe metal since that golden age of hard music.


    With their debut album 'Unchain the Wolves' (1997), DESTRÖYER 666 quickly gained international attention. The band followed up with the even stronger 'Phoenix Rising' (2000), which saw the Australians relocating to Europe in order to satisfy the soaring demand for touring and festival shows. After a round of line-up changes, their third full length 'Cold Steel... For an Iron Age' (2002) again took the scene by storm. After a hiatus caused among other issues by disenchantment with the business, DESTRÖYER 666 returned with the crushing 'Defiance' to climb to a new peak in 2009.


    Now, the band around mastermind KK unleashes 'Wildfire' with nine burning tracks that will hunt you down like a pack of fiery wolves. DESTRÖYER 666 deliver metal at its best - made powerful by an unbroken and unrelenting spirit. No compromise!

    1. Traitor
    2. Live And Burn
    3. Artiglio Del Diavolo
    4. Hounds At Ya Back
    5. Hymn To Dionysus
    6. Wildfire
    7. White Line Fever
    8. Die You Fucking Pig!
    9. Tamam Shud
    Destroyer 666
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  • LA EP LA EP Quick View

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    LA EP

    Earlier this year, Atlanta's Dog Bite found themselves with downtime in Los Angeles between a successful tour with labelmates Toro Y Moi and shows at SXSW in Austin. The four-piece that makes up the touring group started messing around with different sounds and came up with their rst full-band release, the LA EP. This document of the road-tested crew is a stunning sequel to Velvet Changes, the band's debut LP, which showcased the talents of singer-songwriter Phil Jones and bassist Woody
    Shortridge.


    The LA EP begins with "Warm, Wake Up," a song that
    captures the bliss of a sunny day in the palm tree-dotted landscape and the romantic intrigue of Hollywood's studio lots. Motoring back down that winding road, we hear "Hunting Seasons where mid-20th century boogie haunts the track's guitars as the reverberating beat oats us back up to the clouds.


    A feeling of melancholia drifts throughout the EP's songs. But the saddest part about this collection is its 13-minute length. It ies by like a short vacation or a cool breeze. But much more than sorrow for its passing, the LA EP inspires excitement for the next gust of wind.

    1. Warm, Wake Up
    2. Hunting Season
    3. Cold Weather
    4. LA Sounds
    Dog Bite
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  • Legion (Original Television Series Soundtrack) Legion (Original Television Series Soundtrack) Quick View

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    Legion (Original Television Series Soundtrack)

    Lakeshore Records presents LEGION (Original Television Series Soundtrack) by Jeff Russo.

    When I first started working on LEGION, the showrunner Noah Hawley gave me some great feedback regarding the tonal palate, he suggested I read neurologist Oliver Sacks Hallucinations, said Russo. It was a fascinating read and it really did help inspire. It is all about the way that our mind can change our perception of reality and what that says about our brains. It was something that directed me right to where this amazing show was going.

    LEGION, based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz, is the story of David Haller (Dan Stevens) - a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic as a child, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. Now in his early 30s and institutionalized once again, David loses himself in the rhythm of the structured regimen of life in the hospital: breakfast, lunch, dinner, therapy, medications, sleep. David spends the rest of his time in companionable silence alongside his chatterbox friend Lenny (Aubrey Plaza), a fellow patient whose life-long drug and alcohol addiction has done nothing to quell her boundless optimism that her luck is about to change. The pleasant numbness of David's routine is completely upended with the arrival of a beautiful and troubled new patient named Syd (Rachel Keller). Inexplicably drawn to one another, David and Syd share a startling encounter, after which he must confront the shocking possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees are the result of him being a mutant.

    I used many esoteric synths from the 70s including something called a 'synthi,' described Russo of his approach to the score. That along with a traditional cinematic orchestral sound makes up most of the sound of the score. I also used a lot of bowing metals...springs, and different kinds of metal percussion.

    EMMY® and Grammy®-nominated musician, Jeff Russo has become a prominent composer, songwriter and arranger in the film and television industry. Russo received two Emmy nominations for his memorable music on FX's Emmy and Golden Globe-winning series, Fargo. He is currently scoring the third season of the show, as well as Starz's hit drama Power. Russo's music was recently heard on HBO's hit Golden Globe-nominated miniseries The Night Of.

    1. Young David
    2. David in Clockworks
    3. 174 Hours
    4. Seeing Things Hearing Things
    5. Run
    6. David
    7. The Shift and Cascade
    8. The Caper 2
    9. Legion Main Title
    10. 87 Days
    11. Open
    12. Almost Legion
    13. Levitate
    14. Clockworks
    15. Chaos and Madness
    16. David and Syd
    17. Choir and Crickets
    18. Tea and Memory
    19. David Redux
    20. Darkness (Full Suite)
    Jeff Russo
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    Abandoned City

    "It's a joy to listen to, and one of the
    brightest, most invigorating records
    I've heard all year." - Pitchfork


    "It's as infectious and disarming as it
    is genre-defying." - Mojo


    Hauschka is a composer, songwriter and experimental musician who
    has brought an exciting new perspective to the prepared piano - a
    technique for getting new sounds from the acoustic keyboard by
    resting pieces of paper or drumsticks on the strings of the instrument.


    Abandoned City was recorded in Hauschka's home studio in a burst
    of creative energy following the birth of his first son. The songs were
    recorded using nine microphones. Six recorded the sounds coming
    from the piano strings through an analogue console feeding directly
    into a computer to preserve the instrument's full, warm sound. Three
    others passed the tones through a mixer full of effects - delay,
    distortion, echo - that can be triggered separately or used
    simultaneously. Hauschka creates the music and the arrangements
    as he goes, trusting the music to take him in the proper direction.
    "Most of the songs were played on one piano; I was mixing as I
    played. If I needed more piano, I overdubbed with another twiddling of
    effects. All the sounds - harp, balafon, Melodica, drums - are
    produced by the keyboard," Hauschka explains. The compositions on
    Abandoned City awaken the loneliness and unattainable romance of
    timeless, unfamiliar places, with cinematic melodies full of resonant
    overtones, bright cheerful keyboard patterns and dark percussive
    touches. The tracks all bear the names of actual vacant cities.


    Hauschka chose Abandoned City as the title of the album to convey
    the sense of hope and sadness that consumes him when he's sitting
    alone at the keyboard. "I was interested in finding a metaphor for the
    inner tension I feel when I'm composing music, a state of mind where
    I'm lonely and happy at the same time," Hauschka professes. "When I
    saw photos of abandoned cities, I felt it was perfect. People once lived
    there, but they left in a rush and now nature has taken over in a
    beautiful way, things are growing up from the sidewalk and the
    seasons are changing colors. The music is dark, but in a quiet,
    uplifting way. The piano is singing the melody but, because of the
    effects, you can't hear it directly. It's like the sound of a choir under the
    earth, something you feel without realizing it."

    1. Elizabeth Bay
    2. Pripyat
    3. Thames Town
    4. Who Lived Here?
    5. Agdam
    6. Sanzhi Pod City
    7. Craco
    8. Barkersville
    9. Stromness
    Hauschka
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    Victory Lap

    The first thing to know, if you want to know about Propagandhi, is that they came here to rock. Right from the snarling opening riff of their seventh album,Victory Lap, that much is clear. For everything else that swirls around the band now, and for the last 31 years - the politics, the people and, lately,a gnawing sense of despair - the sheer volume of it all hasn't changed.

    Frontman Chris Hannah and bassist Todd Kowalski experienced a big change in the band when after nine years with Propagandhi, guitarist DavidThe Beaver Guillas left the band for a teaching position and the band added a new member , Sulynn Hago, a seasoned guitar-slinger from Tampa,Florida. (That said, Guillas is still all over Victory Lap, contributing licksto four songs.)

    So what do you do, when you're an unapologetically political band in a time when political speech seems more fractured than it has been in years? When the darkness looms and the rapacious maws of power seem to devour more by the day? You can't stop the violence; you can't save the world. But neither can you stand to sit back, and just watch it all burn. So here's what you do: you strap up a guitar and get ready to rock.

    1. Victory Lap
    2. Comply/Resist
    3. Cop Just Out of Frame
    4. When All Your Fears Collide
    5. Letters to a Young Anus
    6. Lower Order (A Good Laugh)
    7. Failed Imagineer
    8. Call Before You Dig
    9. Nigredo
    10. In Flagrante Delicto
    11. Tartuffe
    12. Adventures in Zoochosis
    Propagandhi
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    One From The Heart

    Numbered, Limited Edition


    Tom Waits and Crystal Gale Create Magic Together on Waits' Most Accessible Outing


    Small Combo Band Provides Jazzy and Bluesy Support


    Stupendous Sonics: Music Largely Recorded Live on Studio Floor


    One From the Heart ranks among the best soundtracks in history. Essential for any Tom Waits or Crystal Gayle devotee, it sets an example of what's not only possible, but should be expected and demanded, when two likeminded artists collaborate. Heartstrings are tugged, passions kindled and lost, sentiments exchanged, skeletons dragged out of closets, seasons changed, romantic truisms cited. And its wide-open sound is supreme, the result of most tracks being recorded live in the studio, free of after-effects and interference.


    Mastered from the original master tapes and pressed at RTI, Mobile Fidelity's 180g LP presents the Academy Award-nominated One From the Heart in stunning sonic relief. You'll be able to gauge the signature tones of the guitars and hear inside the cavity of Waits' piano. Perhaps most importantly, Gayle and Waits' voices now sound just feet away, with your room converted into the world's coolest late-night lounge. Spatial cues, background accents, and studio dimensions emerge with striking realism.


    Inspired by a track Waits cut with Bette Midler on his Foreign Affairs effort, One From the Heart overflows with simpatico chemistry, poignant contrast, elegant atmospherics, and awestruck intimacy. On their four vocal duets, Gayle and Waits inhabit the personas of a man and woman breaking apart yet sharing common bonds. Their singing plumbs emotional depths that traverse melancholy, sensuality, and understanding. Made before Waits' baritone turned into a deep, gravel-laden instrument, the songs are more smoke than whiskey, more piano-man empathy than hipster growler.


    Written by Waits, the music occupies a common ground between laidback small-combo jazz, lounge pop, and downbeat blues. Classy string orchestrations abet a crack ensemble comprised of saxophonist Terry Edwards, drummer Shelly Manne, pianist Pete Jolly, bassist Greg Cohen, and others. The arrangements seamlessly melt into both vocalists' leads, allowing every note-every piano clink, acoustic bass ripple, brushed snare drum-to register with utmost magnitude.


    Experienced on stunning soliloquy pieces such as Gayle's mournful ballad "Is There Any Way Out of This Dream?" and back-and-forth collaborative efforts like the breakup take "Picking Up After You," beautiful instrumentation, spacious production, and flawless vocal phrasing take hold. You can picture the broken dreams exiting out the side doors of the dim bars and abandoned houses that pepper the narratives. Renowned for his sad songs, Waits has never been in better form, the goodbye fare clicking with unflinching honesty and personality.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Opening Montage: Tom's Piano Intro/Once Upon a Town
    2. Is There Any Way Out of This Dream?
    3. Picking Up After You
    4. Old Boyfriends
    5. Broken Bicycles
    6. I Beg Your Pardon
    7. Little Boy Blue
    8. Instrumental Montage: The Tango/Circus Girl
    9. You Can't Unring a Bell
    10. This One's From the Heart
    11. Take Me Home
    12. Presents
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    Saosin

    Saosin is the debut album by post-hardcore band Saosin. Includes a matte finish with spot UV gatefold jacket and full color inner sleeve.


    The long wait is over. California's Saosin issued their debut EP Translating the Name in 2003. They already had a well-developed fan base for their unique, even enigmatic brand of post-hardcore screamo. The band, having undergone some personnel changes -- most notably singer Anthony Green's departure in 2004 and the enlisting of Cove Reber as his replacement -- also underwent a sonic change on their self-titled 2005 EP. That primer was a guidebook to the band's new sound. Their Capitol debut, produced by Howard Benson, who also plays keyboards and does minimal programming, is a much slicker and far more imaginative outing than the band's underground fans may appreciate. That's not to say it's not impressive. It is. Quite so. This quintet are fine songwriters, excellent musicians, and have actually taken their post-underground hardcore beginnings and turned them into something that may indeed further rock music itself. This is not an idle claim. The songs on this album are tight, finished, and full of unexpected twists and turns, varied dynamics, fine lyrics, and, most of all, they're surprising. The hard twin-guitar sound at the front drives a rhythm section that is always in the pocket. Justin Shekoski and Beau Burchell work symbiotically with one another. They twin riffs and single lines without ever devolving into guitar heroics. They play as a unit. Reber's beautiful high-pitched voice walks the line but never resorts to screaming, because he doesn't have to: his instrument is powerful enough to ride the top of the musical swirl. The rhythm section carries the cradle of all this innovation, never slipping or abandoning these songs to mere workmanship. Check the killer counterpoint leads on Follow and Feel, and how drummer Alex Rodriguez takes the beat to the band inside the tune. When Reber enters with Don't let them know you're watching their situation crumble... his lyric is one of dislocation and the futile attempt to understand distance and dissolution. The killer, all-out rock riff in It's So Simple is beguiling as the song's dynamics and pace change three times inside of four minutes. That's the other beauty of this record; all but one track are under four minutes. The album flows from top to bottom; songs bleed into one another yet keep their distinctive identities. It's a strange comparison, but Saosin are as unique in their way as U2 were in their right from the beginning. Though they are seasoned road warriors, it's no mean achievement that a debut album carrying so much weight seemingly so effortlessly, is so utterly sophisticated and complete . Sure, Capitol will try to make them the next big thing, and maybe they should -- when's the last time you heard anything really new in rock music? Bury Your Head is the only track here that is a carry-over from Saosin's EP. Its woven textures, explosive singing, knotty basslines, and call and response vocals are chilling and utterly effective. Saosin walk that line between metal, indie rock, post-hardcore, and many other things. But that tautness is what gives their songs such power and ruddy grace. The album may garner the charges of sell-out from the underground, but musicians grow. In a relatively short time, Saosin has evolved into a smart, utterly talented and perhaps even visionary unit that is rewriting the book in the 21st century. They have delivered a debut album that is mature, truly original, that can garner the attention of those kids -- and hopefully, older adults who still care about rock -- from almost any side of the rock & roll spectrum. - Allmusic.com

    1. It's Far Better to Learn
    2. Sleepers
    3. It's So Simple
    4. Voices
    5. Finding Home
    6. Follow and Feel
    7. Come Close
    8. I Never Wanted To
    9. Collapse
    10. You're Not Alone
    11. Bury Your Head
    12. Some Sense of Security
    Saosin
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    Dope Machines

    Every so often, one song can change everything. For The Airborne Toxic Event, that particular number happened to be an A Capella version of Queen and David Bowie's classic duet "Under Pressure".


    "Somebody played it for me, and it blew my mind," declares vocalist and guitarist Mikel Jollett. "I made a decision to change my whole approach to music. I just wanted to be joyful about it. I wasn't going to worry anymore. For the first three records, I thought mostly like writer. My mindset changed. It was about inventing a musical logic that was unabashedly catchy and rhythmic, but way weirder than anything we've done in the past."


    That "logic" came to life while Mikel composed "Hell and Back" for the Dallas Buyers Club soundtrack in August 2013. Under a tight deadline, he had no choice but to produce the track himself-a first for the Los Angeles outfit. However, he didn't stop there.


    The frontman would go on to personally produce The Airborne Toxic Event's fourth full-length album and first for Epic Records Dope Machines with the blessing and support of Steven Chen [guitar, keyboards], Anna Bulbrook [violin, keyboard, backing vocals], Daren Taylor [drums], and Adrian Rodríguez [bass].


    "Producing was massively challenging and super fun," admits Mikel. "When we finished the last record, our producer Jacquire King said to me, 'I think you're ready to produce an album now.' I felt like we had reached the apotheosis of being a proper rock band. This was the exact opposite. It was me alone in a room for 12 hours a day working harder than I'd ever worked."


    Early in the process, Mikel tapped into a boundless aesthetic, embracing electronic elements as well as pop structures and unbridled rock 'n' roll bombast. At the same time, it defied categorization at every turn. "That's one of the hallmarks of the record," he affirms. "It doesn't sound like anything else."


    The first single "Wrong" merges striking synths and an electronic swing with an evocative refrain punctuated by a robust groove. It's borderline danceable, but always chant-able.


    "It's just about a guy feeling insecure," explains Mikel. "I wrote it at a time of massive upheaval in my life. We all have that moment. You look over everything and think, 'I am an idiot!' It's not every day, but you wish you could start over. That's the idea."


    "California" turns a spotlight on a different side of the Golden State from the perspective of a true native. All the while, it still boasts an unshakable refrain and intricate instrumentation.


    "I grew up in California," he goes on. "My parents were hippies, and I was born in the back of a VW bus on the beach. I was around everybody from Beatniks to gang members to kids who just emigrated from Guatemala or Ethiopia. None of this had anything to do with the popular image of what California is-that idea of palm trees and movie stars. As soon as you've got an idea of utopia, it begs a dystopia. It's an idea of apocalypse right around the corner in a place that's considered ideal."


    Simultaneously, the title track tempers a distinct guitar bounce with entrancing harmonies, making for a provocative and potent dichotomy.


    "You can interact with all of these dope hand devices, but they make you sort of dopey an hour later," he sighs. "You make music with them. They can save you from a heart attack. They're little extensions of the things that make us fundamentally human, which is the desire to interact with one another. The machines are all of these things at the same time."


    In the middle of 2014 after moving on from Island Records, Epic Records C.E.O. L.A. Reid reached out and signed them-for the second time.


    "L.A. signed us way-back-when at Island," recalls Mikel. "He literally saw us at Bowery Ballroom in New York, came backstage, and offered us a record deal. The moment we were free, he sent us a deal memo. It's a pleasure to be working with him again. He's a big believer, and he brings a lot of energy to this."


    They've carried a similar energy through three full-length albums: The Airborne Toxic Event [2008], which spawned the gold-selling single "Sometime Around Midnight", All At Once [2010], and Such Hot Blood [2013]. In addition to reaching gold status, iTunes named "Sometime Around Midnight" the "#1 Alternative Song of the Year", and it spent a staggering eight weeks at #1 on Billboard's Heatseakers Chart. HBO utilized it on their high-profile Network Season Promo. The group has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman four times, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno four times, and on Jimmy Kimmel Live! three times. Moreover, they've taken the stage at festivals including Coachella and Lollapalooza and sold over 50,000 tickets in 2013 alone.


    In many ways though, Dope Machines signals something of a rebirth.


    "It's like debuting a new phase," concludes Mikel. "It was a new approach. We've got a new label. We threw out everything we were tired of and moved on to a brand new palette. That was the goal. This isn't what The Airborne Toxic Event is supposed to be. This is who we are.

    1. Wrong
    2. One Time Thing
    3. Dope Machines
    4. California
    5. Time To Be A Man
    6. Hell And Back
    7. My Childish Bride
    8. The Thing About Dreams
    9. Something You Lost
    10. Chains
    Airborne Toxic Event
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    For All Kings


    Blue Colored Vinyl


    Eleven studio albums and 33 years into their career, and ANTHRAX is set to output quite possibly the best thing they've ever done. "For All Kings" pulls no punches. This is a seriously heavy and astonishingly good record.


    2013 saw the departure of guitarist Rob Caggiano to Volbeat, and the arrival of Jon Donais from Shadows Fall, who also makes his recording debut with Anthrax. Joey Belladonna is far and away the star of this recording, and I'll tell you why. In a world where an organic instrument like a voice can deteriorate over time and change how it sounds can be devastating for someone who makes their living from it- I'm looking at you, David Lee Roth. It's very evident that Mr. Belladonna does not have such issues, as his delivery is just as powerful as it was 30 years ago. Charlie Benante's amazing drumming is another constant in Anthrax, as is Frank Bello's bass playing; always top-notch and inspired. Band leader, Scott Ian, has brought Anthrax an incredible distance, and really shows off his mature musicianship with the other guys with his superior songwriting, even contributing lyrics for the first single, "Evil Twin", which was loosely written about the terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo publication offices in 2015.


    They began recording in late 2014 with producer Jay Ruston in Los Angeles, California. Reportedly 15-20 songs were recorded and completed. Early in 2015, We were treated with a new song, "Soror Irrumator" which was featured on the Catch The Throne Mixtape Volume Two, and was scheduled to appear on "For All Kings", but strangely, does not appear on the album, despite what the band had suggested. Alex Ross gets his third turn as album artist, as he depicts the band as giant statues.


    Anthrax today, is not the Anthrax of 1987, and "For All Kings" is not "Among The Living", even though 4/5 of the band are still intact from their peak period. I say that in a good way, because as good as they were then, to put it simply, they're better now. Better songwriters, better musicians, seasoned bandmates that know that they're better together than apart. If you loved "Worship Music" as much as I did, you'll love this album. When you can be a band that has played together for well over 30 years and still put out quality music like "For All Kings", it's nothing short of magic.


    - Rick Schwartz (Infrared Magazine)

    1. Impaled
    2. You Gotta Believe
    3. Monster At The End
    4. For All Kings
    5. Breathing Lightning
    6. Breathing Out
    7. Suzerain
    8. Evil Twin
    9. Blood Eagle Wings
    10. Defend Avenge
    11. All of Them Thieves
    12. This Battle Chose us
    13. Zero Tolerance
    Anthrax
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    For All Kings (Pink Vinyl)

    Pink Colored Vinyl


    Eleven studio albums and 33 years into their career, and ANTHRAX is set to output quite possibly the best thing they've ever done. "For All Kings" pulls no punches. This is a seriously heavy and astonishingly good record.


    2013 saw the departure of guitarist Rob Caggiano to Volbeat, and the arrival of Jon Donais from Shadows Fall, who also makes his recording debut with Anthrax. Joey Belladonna is far and away the star of this recording, and I'll tell you why. In a world where an organic instrument like a voice can deteriorate over time and change how it sounds can be devastating for someone who makes their living from it- I'm looking at you, David Lee Roth. It's very evident that Mr. Belladonna does not have such issues, as his delivery is just as powerful as it was 30 years ago. Charlie Benante's amazing drumming is another constant in Anthrax, as is Frank Bello's bass playing; always top-notch and inspired. Band leader, Scott Ian, has brought Anthrax an incredible distance, and really shows off his mature musicianship with the other guys with his superior songwriting, even contributing lyrics for the first single, "Evil Twin", which was loosely written about the terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo publication offices in 2015.


    They began recording in late 2014 with producer Jay Ruston in Los Angeles, California. Reportedly 15-20 songs were recorded and completed. Early in 2015, We were treated with a new song, "Soror Irrumator" which was featured on the Catch The Throne Mixtape Volume Two, and was scheduled to appear on "For All Kings", but strangely, does not appear on the album, despite what the band had suggested. Alex Ross gets his third turn as album artist, as he depicts the band as giant statues.


    Anthrax today, is not the Anthrax of 1987, and "For All Kings" is not "Among The Living", even though 4/5 of the band are still intact from their peak period. I say that in a good way, because as good as they were then, to put it simply, they're better now. Better songwriters, better musicians, seasoned bandmates that know that they're better together than apart. If you loved "Worship Music" as much as I did, you'll love this album. When you can be a band that has played together for well over 30 years and still put out quality music like "For All Kings", it's nothing short of magic.


    - Rick Schwartz (Infrared Magazine)

    1. Impaled
    2. You Gotta Believe
    3. Monster At The End
    4. For All Kings
    5. Breathing Lightning
    6. Breathing Out
    7. Suzerain
    8. Evil Twin
    9. Blood Eagle Wings
    10. Defend Avenge
    11. All of Them Thieves
    12. This Battle Chose us
    13. Zero Tolerance
    Anthrax
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    Headquarters Stack-O-Tracks

    First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Clear Vinyl Release

    Mastered Impeccably By Monkees Fan & Friend Joe Reagoso At Friday Music Studios & Capitol Mastering, Hollywood, CA From The Colgems Record Tapes

    The Summer Of Love's First Album .... Re-Visited.... Re-Imagined...

    The Monkees Headquarters/ Stack-O-Tracks

    The Original Instrumental Backing Tracks To Their Most Celebrated Album

    First Time Authorized Alternate Artwork

    Yes... The Monkees Could Play Guitars, Bass, Drums, Piano, Steel Guitar, Organ, Banjo, Tambourine, Percussion..... and Play Them Well!!!

    In 1967 after two number one albums, a plethora of hit singles and a smash television show, The Monkees were on top and knew they each had true musical talents not championed by their label executives. Michael Nesmith spearheaded a change in direction before sessions began on their legendary Headquarters album. This action resulted in the much-covered dissolution with music mogul Don Kirshner, as Chip Douglas (The Turtles) was now recruited by Nesmith to work with the band.

    In rapid succession, things began to fall into place in February 1967. With initial tracks like country rocker Sunny Girlfriend, the band set the stage for what would become one of the most loved works in their catalog and one of the finest rock albums of a generation. A definite album opener, You Told Me begins Headquarters. The track features a brilliant 12 string guitar of Nesmith, as Tork's incredible banjo fills the track alongside Dolenz's driving drum work. With Jones' percussion, it became the very first song that many of us remember as we opened up our new copies back in the summer of '67. Not straying too far from previous success, the band scored a few more of Boyce and Hart compositions like Micky Dolenz's folk rock ballad I'll Spend My Life With You. The solid steel guitar work of Mike Nesmith became somewhat of a precursor to his groundbreaking Nashville sessions in the late sixties. Davy Jones has several watershed moments here with both Forget That Girl and Early Morning Blues and Greens Forget That Girl employs a unique English northern soul vibe, while the latter shares a wonderful rhythm presentation making it one of the more psychedelic infused and standout tracks on the LP. Michael Nesmith's handiwork is radiant on the entire album. You May Just Be The One rocks the album into full gear and makes it one of his and the bands' definitive landmark tracks. Headquarters also brought rightful acclaim to Peter Tork, as his first recorded Monkees' song For Pete's Sake soon became a prolific standard. The song transcended with the times and became one of the more insightful tunes from the quartet. It also replaced the familiar Monkees Theme at the end of season two, giving the song more TV exposure over the years. And as always, you can count on Micky Dolenz to deliver - whether it's his hard rock driving drum work on rockers like Randy Scouse Git & No Time, or his prog-rock feel on Mr. Webster, the album was definitely a great showcase for the artist.

    The Monkees' Headquarters was one of 4 albums of The Monkees that topped the charts in 1967. This fact alone is enough to warrant the importance of this album in musical history. But there are other amazing feats that Headquarters managed to deliver to millions of fans on its eventful release back in May of 1967. The album hit the stores before Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles. Friendly rivals as they were, Headquarters rose to number one and also opened the door to The Summer of Love. It remained in the upper rung of the retail charts until their fourth platter Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. became a number one album to close out the year. Wow! Most notably, Headquarters showed the real world the transition of four talented guys on a hit TV show evolving into a self-produced, self-reliant, and one of the most loved bands in musical history, and yes, they could actually play their instruments .and they did it well!

    As another installment in our extensive Monkees catalog, Friday Music is pleased to announce a unique revisit to their third masterwork as we've now gone back to the original backing tracks and have assembled a fun and exciting instrumental Lp with The Monkees Headquarters Stack-O-Tracks. For this limited edition Friday Music release, we are pleased to offer for the first time on vinyl, the rare backing instrumental backing tracks, newly and impeccably mastered by Joe Reagoso (The Monkees/Brian Wilson) from the original Colgems Records masterwork.

    Joe Reagoso notes You've never heard 'Shades Of Gray' until you hear the strings up front like you will on this new vinyl release. Michael Nesmith's work on 'You May Just Be The One' is beyond thrilling, you feel like you are in the studio with the band as they knock out this and other Monkees classics. From beginning to end, song after song, we always knew how special Headquarter was, and now this further showcases the artistry and musical acumen each man brought to the sessions. Truly a crowning achievement. To further enhance your Monkees listening enjoyment, we are also pressing the limited edition album on clear 180 Gram audiophile vinyl, as well as including a revisit to the original album cover artwork, now with the rare Monkees beard photo not issued on vinyl in many years, and first time authorized colorization effects to the original artwork to celebrate fifty years of this classic rock album for the fans. 1967 ..The Summer Of Love A very hip time in our American culture you can now relive with these newly impeccably mastered recordings from the much-loved band that broke a lot of ground in a very short time and made the world a much better place for it The Monkees Headquarters Stack-O- Tracks Only From Your Friends At Friday Music!

    1. You Told Me (Instrumental Backing Track)
    2. I'll Spend My Life With You (Instrumental Backing Track)
    3. Forget That Girl (Instrumental Backing Track)
    4. Band 6
    5. You Just May Be The One (Instrumental Backing Track)
    6. Shades Of Gray (Instrumental Backing Track)
    7. I Can't Get Her Off My Mind (Instrumental Backing Track)
    8. For Pete's Sake (Instrumental Backing Track)
    9. Mr. Webster (Instrumental Backing Track)
    10. Sunny Girlfriend (Instrumental Backing Track)
    11. Zilch- Peter
    12. Zilch -Davy
    13. Zilch- Micky
    14. Zilch- Michael
    15. No Time (Instrumental Backing Track)
    16. Early Morning Blues And Green (Instrumental Backing Track)
    17. Randy Scouse Git (Instrumental Backing Track)
    The Monkees
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    Volunteers

    Jefferson Airplane Volunteers on Numbered Limited Edition 180g 45RPM 2LP from Mobile Fidelity


    Seminal 1969 Album Steeped in Revolution, Vitality, Protest: The Aural Equivalent of a Demonstration March, Jefferson Airplane's Uncompromising Volunteers Rooted in Belief Music Can Change World


    Mastered from the Original Master Tapes: Wider, Deeper Grooves on 180g 45RPM 2LP Set Yield Superior Transparency, Rich Nuances, and Engaging Dynamics on Set Ranked #370 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time


    Defiant, Assured, Cohesive Songs Filled With Driving Psychedelia, Rustic Country, and Crunchy Acid-Rock: Guest Musicians Include Jerry Garcia, Stephen Stills, and David Crosby


    Awash in controversy and loaded with revolutionary protest, Jefferson Airplane's Volunteers stands as the last album made by the group's classic lineup and brings insurgent closure to the peace-and-love era. The potent 1969 record confronts war, politics, greed, and environmental ruin in head-on fashion matched by few peers. Steeped in the belief people and music could transform the world, it steers the band in community-minded and county-rock directions, and features charged playing by guest luminaries such as Jerry Garcia, Stephen Stills, David Crosby, and Nicky Hopkins. Volunteers also benefits from being one of the first 16-track recordings. And now, the historic set can be heard in the fidelity the artists and producers intended.


    Mastered from the original master tapes and pressed at RTI, Mobile Fidelity's 180g 45RPM 2LP set of Volunteers teems with soul-affirming energy, dynamics, immediacy, and standout textures. The wider and deeper grooves translate into finer pacing, enhanced information retrieval, and superior transparency. Soundstages stretch far and extend back, with instrumental separation giving all of the musicians their own place in the mix. As a result, subtle albeit important details - Hopkins' rollicking piano, guitarist Norma Kaukonen's biting tones, Garcia's deft pedal-steel work - emerge in three-dimensional fashion amidst a musical canvas that manages to be both edgy and produced, raw and revealing. Jefferson Airplane has never sounded more vital.


    Much had changed in America - and within Jefferson Airplane - in just the two short years since the release of the San Francisco collective's breakthrough smash Surrealistic Pillow. The countercultural movement had darkened, government involvement in Vietnam escalated, and regard for human rights fallen. Retreating from the excessive experimentalism that graced its prior two LPs, the Airplane responded to the social circumstances with defiant, assured, and cohesive songs shot through with driving psychedelia, crunchy acid-rock, and rustic country. From start to finish, it's the aural equivalent of a demonstration march.


    Having drawn attention for the inclusion of profanities in multiple tunes, the Top 20 LP also ran up against the nonprofit Volunteers of America after the sextet wanted to title the record Volunteers of Amerika in order to express further dissatisfaction with the country. While Grace Slick and Co. gave into the charity's desires to switch the name, there's nothing compromising about Volunteers. Kaukonen's leads cut searing swaths through urgent fare like Eskimo Blue Day and anthemic We Can Be Together, which boldly speaks out against convention and in favor of chaos and anarchy.


    Indeed, in organizing a pseudo summit of many of the counterculture's leading musical figures to participate on Volunteers, the Airplane treats the album as an orchestrated stance against the establishment. Stills and Crosby assist in rocking the boat on a turbulent cover of Wooden Ships lined with Slick and Marty Balin's overlapping lead vocals. Hopkins gooses the call-to-arms title track with frisky boogie-woogie lines. Garcia lends The Farm a suitable rustic vibe, and on his final appearance with the Airplane, drummer Spencer Dryden helms the pastoral sing-a-long A Song for All Seasons.


    Ranked #370 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Volunteers remains a cultural and musical touchstone.


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    1. We Can Be Together
    2. Good Shepherd
    3. The Farm
    4. Hey Fredrick
    5. Turn My Life Down
    6. Wooden Ships
    7. Eskimo Blue Day
    8. A Song for All Seasons
    9. Meadowlands
    10. Volunteers
    Jefferson Airplane
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    Sempiternal (Awaiting Repress)

    Heralded as one of the most anticipated albums of the year, Bring Me The Horizon's upcoming fourth studio album, Sempiternal, is the defining sound of heavy music in 2013. Proving to be perpetual favorites among fans, the album's first single "Shadow Moses" came charging out of the gates after premiering on Zane Lowe's BBC's Radio 1, forcing Epitaph to post the song on YouTube a week in advance due to popular demand.


    There's a very euphoric sound coursing through the album, a very uplifting but yet sad sound, says front-man Oliver Sykes. Electronically, it's far more advanced than anything we've done before.


    The five piece, consisting of Oliver Sykes, Lee Malia, Matt Kean, Matt Nicholls and Jordan Fish, recorded Sempiternal over a three month period with super producer Terry Date (Linkin Park, Deftones, Soundgarden). The band also brought in David Bendeth (A Day To Remember, Paramore) to add to the all-star production line-up and mix the album.


    Writing Sempiternal was a completely different process, comments Sykes. We worked from a computer, laying down ideas and riffs and working on them tirelessly until we had what we wanted. For the first time, Sempiternal sees a new member appearing on the record, Jordan Fish, who takes on keyboard duties on the record as well as during live performances. Bringing Jordan into the mix changed things completely; he opened up so many more possibilities.


    Sykes goes on to say, The lyrical theme is everything. My head was a lot clearer when writing this time and it allowed me to write from a different perspective. It's the best stuff I've ever written in my opinion. It's very dramatic, quite blunt, and at times sarcastic, but the biggest part of it - is how it is combined with the music to bring the listener vivid imagery and emotion. I think we really managed to pull that off.


    Sempiternal is an embracing ride through soaring vocals, supercharged melodies and what can only be described as spine tingling metal anthems. After the critical and commercial success of their previous albums, There Is A Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is A Heaven, Let's Keep It A Secret (2010) and their breakout success Suicide Season (2008), Bring Me The Horizon plan to take heavy music to the next level, incorporating the most dynamic elements of hard music to create the most exhilarating album of the year.

    1. Can You Feel My Heart
    2. The House Of Wolves
    3. Empire (Let Them Sing)
    4. Sleepwalking
    5. Go To Hell, For Heaven's Sake
    6. Shadow Moses
    7. And The Snakes Start To Sing
    8. Seen It All Before
    9. Anti-vist
    10. Crooked Young
    11. Hospitals For Souls
    Bring Me The Horizon
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