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  • Up In It Up In It Quick View

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    Up In It

    Up In It is The Afghan Whigs' second full-length and their Sub Pop debut. The 1990 album, recorded by legendary producer Jack Endino, was critically acclaimed and garnered strong college-radio airplay. Until now, it was out of print on vinyl for over 25 years.
    1. Retarded
    2. White Trash Party
    3. Hated
    4. Southpaw
    5. Amphetamines And Coffee
    6. Hey Cuz
    7. You My Flower
    8. Son Of The South
    9. I Know Your Little Secret
    10. Big Top Halloween
    11. Sammy
    12. In My Town
    13. I Am The Sticks
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    Backbeat Soundtrack

    Backbeat is the original soundtrack of the 1994 film Backbeat starring Stephen Dorff, Sheryl Lee, Gary Bakewell and Ian Hart. The music was produced by Don Was. The album won the BAFTA Award for Best Film Music. Continuing with it's soundtrack reissue campaign UMe will be reissuing this title back on standard weight black vinyl for the first time in years.


    The Backbeat Band consists of:Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum): vocals, Greg Dulli (The Afghan Whigs): vocals, Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth): guitar, Don Fleming (Gumball): guitar, Mike Mills (R.E.M.): bass guitar, Dave Grohl (Nirvana/Foo Fighters): drums.

    1.Money
    2.Long Tall Sally
    3.Bad Boy
    4.Twist and Shout
    5.Please Mr. Postman
    6.C'mon Everybody
    7.Rock 'N' Roll Music
    8.Slow Down
    9.Roadrunner
    10.Carol
    11.Good Golly Miss Molly
    12. 20 Flight Rock
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    Congregation

    1992's Congregation, The Afghan Whigs' third album, finds the Whigs' soul and psychedelic influences shining through, and helped define the band's sound for years to come. Until now, Congregation was out of print on vinyl since its original pressing sold out many years ago.
    LP 1
    1. Her Against Me
    2. I'm Her Slave
    3. Turn on the Water
    4. Conjure Me
    5. Kiss The Floor
    6. Congregation


    LP 2
    1. This Is My Confession
    2. Dedicate It
    3. The Temple
    4. Let Me Lie To You
    5. Tonight
    6. Miles Iz Dead

    The Afghan Whigs
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  • Black Love Black Love Quick View

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    Black Love

    Where some artists write from the head and others from the heart, Whigs' songwriter/front man Greg Dulli writes from the groin. His lyrics are filled with dark images of romantic obsession. Perhaps no other band can play with such restraint, letting musical tension build until it can do nothing other than explode. Dulli in his finest voice can move from desperate screams to a quiet sinister crooning at the turn of a chord.


    Black Love was released in 1996 and further built on their trademark mix of Grunge, Indie Rock, Soul and Blues. The band lay out dark, raw Grungy grooves for Dulli to sing his twisted lyrics to; a perfect match. Now available on vinyl for the first time since 1996!

    1. Crime Scene Part One
    2. My Enemy
    3. Double Day
    4. Blame, Etc.
    5. Step Into The Light
    6. Going To Town
    7. Honky's Ladder
    8. Night By Candlelight
    9. Bulletproof
    10. Summer's Kiss
    11. Faded
    The Afghan Whigs
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  • Uptown Avondale Uptown Avondale Quick View

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    Uptown Avondale

    Uptown Avondale, released shortly after Congregation, features The Afghan Whigs paying tribute to their soul-music influences by performing covers of Stax and Motown classics. This LP pressing is the first time Uptown Avondale has been released on vinyl in the US (its only previous vinyl pressing was a short European run in 1992).
    1. Band Of Gold
    2. True Love Travels On A Gravel Road
    3. Come See About Me
    4. Beware
    5. Rebirth Of The Cool
    The Afghan Whigs
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    In Spades

    "Cleromancy" isn't a word one normally finds in rock lyrics. Then again, In Spades - the forthcoming album by The Afghan Whigs, from which the new song "Oriole" hails - is defined only by its own mystical inner logic. The term means to divine, in a supernatural manner, a prediction of destiny from the random casting of lots: the throwing of dice, picking a card from a deck. From its evocative cover art to the troubled spirits haunting its halls, In Spades casts a spell that challenges the listener to unpack its dark metaphors and spectral imagery.


    On the one hand, In Spades is as quintessentially Afghan Whigs as anything the group has ever done - fulfilling its original mandate to explore the missing link between howling Midwestern punk like Die Kreuzen and HÜsker DÜ, The Temptations' psychedelic soul symphonies, and the expansive hard-rock tapestries of Led Zeppelin and Lynyrd Skynyrd. At the same time, this new record continues to push beyond anything in the Whigs' previous repertoire - another trademark, along with the explosive group dynamic captured on the recording.


    Indeed, the chemistry of the lineup - Dulli, guitarists Dave Rosser and Jon Skibic, drummer Patrick Keeler, multi-instrumentalist Rick Nelson, and Whigs co-founder/bassist John Curley - set the tone for In Spades' creation. When it came to follow up the band's triumphant return to recording - Do To the Beast (2014), which was the band's first ever Top 40 album, - the die was cast. "This is the first time since Black Love [the Whigs' 1996 noir masterpiece] that we've done a full-blown band album," Dulli says.


    The joys, sorrows, and upheavals of innocence and experience echo throughout In Spades: it powerfully documents where The Afghan Whigs have been, and where they might go next. For Dulli and Curley, it's a journey that, since their origins as one of the first Sub Pop acts to be signed from outside the label's Pacific Northwest base, has spanned decades. Dulli notes they were barely in their twenties when they first started the band, and yet here they are, fulfilling dreams long held and frequently realized. "Having a break from the Whigs helped me remember what made it so rewarding," Curley says. "Over the course of a lifetime, there are constants, and there's also change. You see who's dropped off the vine - who's going in reverse, and who's still by your side. It's interesting to see where life takes you, and where it doesn't. That's the journey and it hasn't stopped."


    In Spades was recorded at Rick Nelson's studio Marigny Sound in New Orleans, LA.

    1. Birdland
    2. Arabian Heights
    3. Demon In Profile
    4. Toy Automatic
    5. Oriole
    6. Copernicus
    7. The Spell
    8. Light as a Feather
    9. I Got Lost
    10. Into the Floor
    The Afghan Whigs
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    Handwritten


    Blue Colored Vinyl


    The late Nashville songwriter Harlan Howard famously defined the ingredients of a great song as three chords and the truth. Every songwriter knows three chords, but laying bare the truth? Now that can be an altogether trickier affair. In January of 2012, The Gaslight Anthem piled into their old tour van and headed across the New Jersey state line for a 14 hour road trip to Nashville on their own quest for the truth. Their destination was 2806 Azalea Place, Nashville, Blackbird Studio, where the New Brunswick quartet had booked five weeks recording time with producer Brendan O'Brien (Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, AC/DC). Their mission: to reconnect with rock 'n' roll in its most feral, pure, stripped-raw form.


    Brian Fallon was thirteen years old when he discovered The Clash's self-titled debut album in the racks of Sound Effects Records in Hackettstown, New Jersey: the owner of the store promised the young teenager that the record would change his life. He wasn't wrong. But there was a time, not so very long ago, when The Gaslight's Anthem frontman had grown weary of the sound of electric guitars. After three albums of soulful, impassioned, hearts-on-fire punk rock, Sink Or Swim (2007), The '59 Sound (2008) and American Slang (2010), Fallon needed a change of pace, a change of scenery.


    And so, in January of 2011, together with TGA guitar tech Ian Perkins, he formed The Horrible Crowes, a darkly melancholic side-project inspired by his love of The Afghan Whigs, Tom Waits and PJ Harvey. After the band's acclaimed debut album Elsie dropped in September, Fallon joined fellow punk rock troubadours Chuck Ragan, Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio) and Dave Hause (The Loved Ones) on the acoustic Revival Tour, airing stripped-down versions of Gaslight Anthem and Horrible Crowes songs to packed rooms across Europe. And then he returned home to New Jersey and Gaslight, re-energized, renewed and ready to make a full-tilt rock 'n' roll record again.


    After six weeks of that there's nothing you want to hear more than a Marshall stack turned all the way up, he says with a laugh. The result is Handwritten, the most committed, affecting and compelling album of The Gaslight Anthem's career to date. Introduced by muscular lead-off single 45, which received it's world premiere on BBC Radio 1 as Zane Lowe's Hottest Record In The World on April 30, it finds the Jersey boys in inspired form, decanting '60's soul, '70's stadium rock, '80s hardcore and '90's grunge into eleven white-knuckle, blue-collar everyman anthems. Fallon likens its incandescent electrical storms to Tom Petty songs (being) played by Pearl Jam. Put more simply, it's a supercharged American rock 'n' roll classic.


    We've taken everything we do and gone to 10 with it, explains Fallon. This is definitely the Gaslight Anthem record I would want next, if I were a fan. American Slang was cool, but this sounds like a band who has plugged back into the electric socket again. I think these songs are the closest thing to what we should have always sounded like, adds guitarist Alex Rosamilia. We just hadn't figured out yet how to play it right.


    Fallon credits Brendan O'Brien for capturing the raw, live-off-the-floor feel of Handwritten. Fine-tuned in the living room of the small rental house the band shared in Nashville, its eleven tracks were recorded with the whole band eyeball-to-eyeball in one room at Blackbird, vibing off one another's energy. The electricity in the recordings is tangible. Brendan taught us a ton about songwriting and recording as a band, Fallon notes. The whole experience was amazing. That's the guy that recorded Pearl Jam, that's the guy that recorded Bruce Springsteen, that's the guy that did Rage Against The Machine; and that's the guy you want to say 'It's good', because when he says it's good, that's when it's good.


    The purity of O'Brien's stark, unadorned recording process served to inspire Fallon's approach to the lyrical themes on Handwritten too. Where previous Gaslight Anthem albums evoked deathless images of Americana, all Cadillacs, jukeboxes, Ferris wheels and wistful, romanticized vignettes of star-struck lovers disappearing into the great wide open, Handwritten is rooted in Fallon's own experiences, lending the record a more immediate, emotional edge. Now I am no angel but I got nothing to hide, the singer rasps on the brooding grunge-noir of Too Much Blood. Can you say the same thing for yourself tonight?


    It's supposed to be a letter to whoever is listening, says Fallon. Like, this is what we got beat up by and maybe you did too. There's so many things that I just never wrote about, real personal stuff that I just wasn't ready to talk about yet. Now I think being an adult I have some reflection on it. We wanted to look back on the music that we first found when we were in high school. The truth is, if you're my age, you were listening to Peal Jam and Nirvana and Soundgarden. When that music came out these were guys that we could relate to. They weren't the biggest bands in the world by accident.


    And it's no accident either that with Handwritten, the Gaslight Anthem themselves sound built to take on the world. After years paying their dues in the punk rock underground, their major label debut is assuredly the work of a young band who know their time is now. And their laidback, charismatic frontman is ready. I've always been ready for arenas, Fallon smiles. I've just been waiting for them to catch up to me. I want to play Giant Stadium, I always wanted to be a major label, major league band. If I can be the kid that's on the cover of Time magazine, I'll take it. And I'll buy you a drink while I'm at it.

    1. 45
    2. Handwritten
    3. Here Comes My Man
    4. Mulholland Drive
    5. Keepsake
    6. Too Much Blood
    7. Howl
    8. Biloxi Parish
    9. Desire
    10. Mae
    11. National Anthem
    Gaslight Anthem
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    Do To The Beast


    2xLP 45 RPM 180g Vinyl With Gatefold Sleeve


    Includes 16 Page Booklet


    Do to the Beast is the first new album by The Afghan Whigs in over a
    decade and a half. Founded in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1988, the band has
    long stood out from its peers, with their savage, rapturous blend of hard
    rock, classic soul, and frontman Greg Dulli's searing angst and obsessions.
    The new album is both a homecoming - it marks their return to Sub
    Pop, for whom the Whigs were the first signing from outside the label's
    Northwest base - and a glimpse into the future of one of the most
    acclaimed bands of the past twenty-five years.


    Do to the Beast is an appropriately feral title for one of the most intense,
    cathartic records of Dulli's entire career. It adds fresh twists to The
    Afghan Whigs canon: there's the film noir storytelling of Black Love, the
    exuberance of 1965, the brutal introspection of Gentlemen. However,
    the album exudes a galvanized musical spirit and rhythmic heft that
    suggest transcendence and hope amidst the bloodletting.


    Recorded in L.A., New Orleans, Cincinnati, and Joshua Tree - a virtual
    map of the band's past and present homes, the album features Whigs
    co-founders Greg Dulli and John Curley, along with the core band of
    guitarists Dave Rosser & Jon Skibic, multi-instrumentalist Rick Nelson,
    and drummer Cully Symington. Also featured are soul iconoclast Van
    Hunt, Mark McGuire (Emeralds), Johnny "Natural" Nagera (Usher's
    musical director), Alain Johannes (Queens of the Stone Age, Arctic
    Monkeys), Clay Tarver (Bullet LaVolta, Chavez), Dave Catching (QOTSA,
    Eagles of Death Metal), among others.

    1. Parked Outside
    2. Matamoros
    3. It Kills
    4. Algiers
    5. Lost in the Woods
    6. The Lottery
    7. Can Rova
    8. Royal Cream
    9. I Am Fire
    10. These Sticks
    The Afghan Whigs
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  • 1965 1965 Quick View

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    1965

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    Where some artists write from the head and others from the heart, Whigs' songwriter/frontman Greg Dulli writes from the groin. His lyrics are filled with dark images of romantic obsession. Perhaps no other band can play with such restraint, letting musical tension build until it can do nothing other than explode. Dulli in his finest voice can move from desperate screams to a quiet sinister crooning at the turn of a chord. The band split up in 2001. Greg Dulli continued recording and performing as part of the Gutter Twins (with Mark Lanegan) and The Twilight Singers.


    1965 is the name of their sixth and final album originally released in 1998. Its cover photograph shows astronaut Ed White on the first American space walk as part of the Gemini 4 flight which took place in, you guessed it, 1965.


    Includes 7 bonus tracks and an 8 page booklet

    Side A:

    1 Somethin' Hot

    2. Crazy

    3. Uptown Again

    4. Sweet Son Of A Bitch

    5. 66

    6. Citi Soleil


    Side B:

    1. John The Baptist

    2. The Slide Song

    3. Neglekted

    4. Omerta

    5. The Vampire Lanois (Instrumental)


    Side C:

    1. Somethin' Hot (12" Version) *

    2. Miss World  *

    3. Papa Was A Rascal  *


    Side D:

    1. 66 (Radio Version #1) +

    2. The Singer +

    3. Somethin' Hot (Live Version) +

    4. 66 (Live Version) +

    The Afghan Whigs
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  • Along The Way Along The Way Quick View

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    Along The Way

    From the mid-western underground consciousness, guitarist/producer Mark McGuire
    emerges with his forthcoming 2014 Dead Oceans debut Along the Way. The conceptual
    album details the inner journey of an individual seeking definition and enlightenment. For
    those following McGuire's musical ascent thus far, the record is a culmination of a prodigious
    and prolific artist.


    Playing with a wide variety of instruments and styles on Along the Way, McGuire presents his
    unique vision of modern psychedelia. Using electric and acoustic guitars, a Talkbox, drum
    machines, a mandolin and lots in between, McGuire conducts a sonic exploration of the
    inner self. "This story is an odyssey through the vast, unknown regions of the mind," he
    explains in the liner notes," The endless unfolding of psychological landscapes, leading to
    perpetual discoveries and expansions, in a genuinely emergent and infinite world of worlds."


    Mark McGuire first came to national attention as part of Cleveland's drone collective
    Emeralds, a band that single handedly created a paradigm shift toward the meditative in an
    era of underground music best known for noise and chaos. Their albums for the Editions
    Mego, No Fun and Hanson labels, among others, remain treasured to a generation of tape
    collecting misfits. Over the course of many independent and self-releases the individual
    members of the band exhibited their solo material from their earliest days. McGuire's first
    solo release in 2006 showcased a natural affinity for melody, slowly disintegrating loops and
    composition. When he kept audiences spellbound with live performances of his material it
    made believers of concertgoers across the world. By 2009 his solo debut album Living With
    Yourself was garnering praise from press and audiences alike. McGuire as a solo performer
    made a direct connection with fans through his hypnotic playing, becoming more complex
    in its dynamics and phrasings. The album's 2011 follow up Get Lost furthered the guitarist's
    palate to include a sun-bleached digital effect. The music continually grew over itself as delays
    decayed and new ones took their place, each layer revealing colors and sunspots, reflecting the
    expanse of roads traveled.


    The last few years have found McGuire touring with friends like Ducktails as well as
    performing as a fifth member of the legendary Afghan Whigs, collaborating with artists like
    Ponytail's Dustin Wong and releasing his own R&B influenced Road Chief project. 2014 will
    bring more touring, more collaborations, more videos and media; expanding horizons that
    all start with a sound.

    1. Awakening
    2. Wonderland of Living Things
    3. In Search of the Miraculous
    4. To The Macrobes (Where Do I Go?)
    5. Astray
    6. Silent Weapons (The Architects of Manipulation)
    7. The Instinct
    8. The Human Condition (Song For My Father)
    9. For the Friendships (Along the Way)
    10. Arrival Begins the Next Departure
    11. The War on Consciousness
    12. The Lonelier Way
    13. Turiya (The Same Way)
    Mark McGuire
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  • Keep You Close Keep You Close Quick View

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    Keep You Close

    For the past two decades, dEUS have been thrilling us with their kaleidoscopic sound and its unexpected turns. US audiences can now join in on the latest adventures as their latest two albums, Following Sea and Keep You Close, are released in the US for the first time on [PIAS] America.


    Keep You Close sees lead singer and lyricist Tom Barman determined to return the band to a more personal lyrical style and a warmer musical approach. The album features vocals from Afghan Whigs/Twilight Singers frontman Greg Dullion on the track The Dark Sets In. The album was produced by Dave Bottrill (Muse, Tool, Placebo) and Adam Noble (Guillemots, Mumford and Sons, Paul McCartney).

    1. Keep You Close
    2. The Final Blast
    3. Dark Sets In
    4. Twice We Survive
    5. Ghosts
    6. Constant Now
    7. The End of Romance
    8. Second Nature
    9. Easy
    dEUS
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    Gentlemen (Out Of Stock)

    The release features the original album newly remastered along with bonus content consisting of rare B-Sides, live performances and previously unreleased demos.
    1. If I Were Going
    2. Gentlemen
    3. Be Sweet
    4. Debonair
    5. When We Two Parted
    6. Fountain And Fairfax
    7. What Jail Is Like
    8. My Curse
    9. Now You Know
    10. I Keep Coming Back
    11. Brother Woodrow
    The Afghan Whigs
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  • Powder Burns (Out Of Stock) Powder Burns (Out Of Stock) Quick View

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    Powder Burns (Out Of Stock)

    Import


    Powder Burns is the fourth Twilight Singers release from former Afghan Whigs singer Greg Dulli and it features guest appearances by Joseph Arthur, Ani DiFranco and old band-mate John Curley. Powder Burns strikes an immediate impression; songs like Theres Been An Accident, Underneath The Waves and Forty Dollars display Dullis song-writing perfectly; his lyrics, morose and uplifting in equal quantities, are complimented by his salient vocals. Dulli lets loose his spiralling tales of unyielding desires and personal regrets amid a wash of swirling guitars and string-driven orchestration. Beautifully arranged, the intricate production never gets the better of the songs themselves, always taking a back seat to the sentiment of the lyrics and Dullis swelling melodies. Recorded in New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina and mixed there after the hurricane, the album was produced by Mike Napolitano (Blind Melon, The Neville Brothers, Joseph Arthur, The Autumn Defense).

    1. Towards The Waves
    2. Im Ready
    3. Theres Been An Acident
    4. Bonnie Brae
    5. Forty Dollars
    6. Candy Cane Crawl
    7. Underneath The Waves
    8. My Time (Has Come)
    9. Dead To Rights
    10. The Conversation
    11. Powder Burns
    12. I Wish I Was
    Twilight Singers
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    Vinyl LP - Sealed Temporarily out of stock
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