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    Explorations

    Explorations is an album by jazz musician Bill Evans originally released on Riverside label in 1961. The album won the Billboard Jazz Critics Best Piano LP poll for 1961. Explorations was the second album Evans recorded with his trio of Scott LaFaro on bass and Paul Motian on drums. Evans considered it one of his favorites from this period.
    1. Israel
    2. Haunted Heart
    3. Beautiful Love
    4. Elsa
    5. Nardis
    6. How Deep Is The Ocean
    7. Wish I Knew
    8. Sweet And Lovely
    Bill Evans Trio
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    Explorations

    Import


    Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing of this 1961 release including one bonus track. Explorations, recorded on February 2, 1961, was Bill Evans fourth LP as a leader and the second studio album by the legendary Evans trio with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian. The Evans-LaFaro-Motian Trio would reach a climax with their June 25, 1961 club recordings at the Village Vanguard in New York. LaFaro would die in a car accident just ten days later, at the age of 25. Evans was so shocked by his bassist's death that he waited a long time before forming a new trio.

    1. Israel
    2. Haunted Heart
    3. Beautiful Love
    4. Elsa
    5. Nardis
    6. How Deep is The Ocean?
    7. I Wish I Knew
    8. Sweet And Lovely
    9. The Boy Next Door*


    *Bonus Track

    Bill Evans
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  • Echobox Explorer Dock 4 COLORS AVAILABLE Echobox Explorer Dock Quick View

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    Echobox Explorer Dock

    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    SOLID WOOD CHARGING DOCK


    Charge your Echobox Explorer in style with a solid wood micro
    USB desktop charging dock.

    Echobox Audio
    $75.00
    Dock (4 Colors Available)
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  • Echobox Explorer High-Res Audio Player 4 COLORS AVAILABLE Echobox Explorer High-Res Audio Player Quick View

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    Echobox Explorer High-Res Audio Player

    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Reclaim your Music.


    If you think music just doesn't sound right listening to MP3s and internet radio on your phone, you're right. The Explorer is a portable hifi audio player that puts the feeling back into listening on-the-go.


    • Professional-grade audio
    • Open Source Android OS
    • Genuine hardwood body
    • Streaming enabled, wireless connectivity

    Dedicated to Sound


    Since the dawn of the MP3 age, people have become used to bad sound. Most streaming and download services use low-quality MP3 files, and smartphones process audio with cheap audio components chosen for cost rather than quality. The Explorer bucks the trend by using professional-grade audio hardware to recreate a truly lifelike listening experience, revealing intricate details and allowing you to hear your favorite songs in the manner originally intended by the artist.


    Step outside the box


    While most smartphones are designed to be thin, light, and cheap, the Explorer was crafted with sound, design and artistic sensibilities in mind. Its time-tested form factor provides superior ergonomics, curving to fit the shape of your hand and pockets.Each Explorer is truly one of a kind thanks to its sustainable solid hardwood chassis, creating an authentic look and and feel that is as timeless as it is modern.


    All of Your Music, All the Time


    Take all of your music everywhere by loading your library onto the Explorer's ample, expandable internal storage and caching music from streaming services. With the Explorer's generous 4,000 mAH battery and 264GB of storage (64GB internal, 200GB via microSD), you can listen to your heart's content no matter where life takes you.


    Echobox Audio
    $599.00
    Portable Hi-Res Audio Player (4 Colors Available)
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  • Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation (Awaiting Repress) Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation (Awaiting Repress)

    Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation is the incredible follow up album to the classic, critically acclaimed 1996 Dr. Octagon release Dr. Octagonecologyst, the inspired musical collaboration of legendary artists/producers Dan 'The Automator', MC Kool Keith & turntablist DJ Q-Bert. For the first time in 22 years Moosebumps reunites the dream team in studio & on stage! Features appearance from frequent Automator collaborator Del The Funky Homosapien on '3030 Meets The Doc Pt.1'.
    LP 1
    1. Octagon Octagon
    2. Polka Dots
    3. Black Hole Son
    4. Power Of The World (S Curls)
    5. Operation Zero
    6. Bear Witness IV


    LP 2
    1. Area 54
    2. Flying Waterbed
    3. 3030 Meets The Doc
    4. Karma Sutra
    5. Hollywood Tailswinging
    6. Aviator Hype

    Dr. Octagon
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  • Al Green Explores Your Mind (Pure Pleasure) (Awaiting Repress) Al Green Explores Your Mind (Pure Pleasure) (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Al Green Explores Your Mind (Pure Pleasure) (Awaiting Repress)

    By the time of 1974's Al Green Explores Your Mind, this version of the Memphis sound was the production style for only a handful of artists. Producer Willie Mitchell used a lighter touch for his most famous artist, and it's all but crafted into the Al Green sound. Despite his skills, Green never falls into mannerism here and gives heartfelt and cogent vocals rooted in intelligence and technique. Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy), although lyrically slight, has the artist's charisma and Mitchell's pop chops. Take Me to the River, with perfect backing from Hi Rhythm and a horn and string arrangement, finds Green at his most persuasive. The last track, School Days, has Green longing for a school girlfriend and despite the potentially sappy sentiment, it works like a charm. The greatness of Al Green Explores Your Mind comes from a collective effort, including James Mitchell's dreamlike string arrangements and the always skilled backing vocals of Rhodes, Chalmers & Rhodes. But the biggest draw here is Green's phrasing and intimate vocals, making the record an extremely strong effort.



    Musicians:



    • Al Green (vocal)

    • Wayne Jackson (trumpet)

    • Andrew Love (tenor saxophone)

    • James Mitchell (bassoon)

    • Jack Hale (trombone)

    • Charles Hodges (keyboards)

    • Archie Turner( piano)

    • Mabon Teenie Hodges (guitar)

    • Leroy Hodges (bass)

    • Howard Grimes (drums, percussion)




    Recording: 1974 at Royal Recording Studios, South Lauderdale, Memphis, Tennessee by Willie Mitchell

    Production: Willie Mitchell & Al Green




    About Pure Pleasure



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Pure Pleasure all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existent tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasize that Pure Pleasure Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.


    1. Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)
    2. Take Me To The River
    3. God Blessed Our Love
    4. The City
    5. One Nite Stand
    6. I'm Hooked On You
    7. Stay With Me Forever
    8. Hangin' On
    4. School
    Al Green
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  • Helio Parallax Helio Parallax Quick View

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    Helio Parallax

    With effective explorations in time and space, Helio Parallax presents a sound deeply rooted in spiritual expression. True analog electronic music (no laptops) with cinematic landscapes (think Blade Runner meets Miles Davis Elevator To The Gallows sound track) anchored by deep dub/hip hop beats with skilled instrumentation to create an atmospheric landscape coined Sci Fi Dub Noir.
    1. Helio Parallax
    2. Strange Dream (feat. Louque)
    3. Another Broken Human
    4. Kilgore Trout Dub
    5. Soft Blind Pony Ride (feat. Bianca Casady)
    6. Speed of Life (feat. Jahdan Blakkamoore)
    7. Frank's Lament (feat. Doug Wieselman)
    8. Nocturne For Secret Planets
    9. After the Flood
    10. Happy Helio
    11. City of Glass
    Helio Parallax
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    Skyline

    Yann Tiersen releases his second US album, Skyline, April 17 on Anti- Records. Skyline finds Tiersen taking a confident step forward, cementing the sound of its darker predecessor, the critically acclaimed Dust Lane. Recording with his usual large ensemble, Tiersen continues his explorations of rock and progressive sonics with a cinematic palette, but this time with a more rock feel that recalls bands from Pink Floyd to Explosions in the Sky and M83.
    1. Another Shore
    2. I'm Gonna Live Anyhow
    3. Monuments
    4. The Gutter
    5. Exit 25 Block 20
    6. Hesitation Wound
    7. Forgive Me
    8. The Trial
    9. Vanishing Point
    Yann Tiersen
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  • Stoner Witch (Awaiting Repress) Stoner Witch (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Stoner Witch (Awaiting Repress)


    First Time On Vinyl Since 1994


    Mastered Directly From Original Analog Tapes


    The stellar seventh studio album by the Melvins is one of the most cohesive and beloved in the band's catalog. With fan favorites like ''Revolve'' and ''Queen'' balanced with the impressive sound explorations of ''Lividity'' and ''Shevil,'' the result is one of the most praised albums of the band's 30+ year career.


    LP Packaging: Single pocket gatefold sleeves, direct to board

    Manufacturer: United Record Pressing

    1. Skweetis
    2. Queen
    3. Sweet Willy Rollbar
    4. Revolve
    5. Goose Freight Train
    6. Roadbull
    7. At The Stake
    8. Magic Pig Detective
    9. Shevil
    10. June Bug
    11. Lividity
    Melvins
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  • Romaria Romaria Quick View

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    Romaria

    Andy Sheppard's quartet extends the musical explorations begun on the 2015 release Surrounded By Sea, an
    album praised by TÉlÉrama for its "poignant serenity." In this new program of compositions by Sheppard (plus the
    title track by Brazilian singer-songwriter Renato Teixeira), the drones and washes of Eivind Aarset's guitar and
    electronics - aided by the generous acoustics of Lugano's Auditorio Stelio Molo RSI - help to establish a climate in
    which improvisation can take place.
    1. And A Day ...
    2. Thirteen
    3. Romaria
    4. They Came From The North
    5. Pop
    6. With Every Flower That Falls
    7. All Becomes Again
    8. Forever ...
    Andy Sheppard Quartet
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    Police Water

    On the heels of the recently released 7, Reality Protest, New York Citys mastermind Gary War delivers a new six song EP. Police Water sees Wars audio explorations breaking new ground in electronic prog and pop other-worlds. These new pieces reveal new experiments in song-approach, structure, sampling and tightly synced synthesization. Meanwhile War delves further into tape manipulation and post-future digital recording techniques. The overall feel of Police Water vibrates with post-apocalyptic urgency but ultimately carries the listener in through the darkness and out into light.
    1. Born of Light
    2. Engur
    3. On Its Head
    4. Grounds for Termination
    5. Who and Why
    6. Sirens
    Gary War
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    Trout Steel

    The first artist-sanctioned reissue of iconoclastic English-born, Rome-based folk and experimental music legend Mike Cooper's classic 1970 album, this remastered version of Trout Steel presents a heady homebrew of lap steel and slide blues traditions, avant-jazz group improvisations, and studio explorations that presaged Cooper's adventurous work for decades to come. Cooper was forging connections between folk and experimental musics long before America got New or Weird. - Keith MolinÉ of Pere Ubu, for The Wire. One of the pre-eminent players on the Brit folk and blues scenes; what a ride Trout Steel is: exhilarating and adventurous each time it is played. - Thom Jurek, Allmusic
    1. That's How
    2. Sitting Here Watching
    3. Goodtimes
    4. I've Got Mine
    5. A Half Sunday Homage to a Whole Leonardo da Vinci (without words by Richard Brautigan)
    6. Don't Talk Too Fast
    7. Trout Steel
    8. In the Mourning
    9. Hope You See
    10. Pharaoh's March
    11. Weeping Rose
    Mike Cooper
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  • Thelonious Monk Trio Thelonious Monk Trio Quick View

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    Thelonious Monk Trio

    Backed alternately by bassists Percy Heath and Gary Mapp and drummers Art Blakey and Max Roach, Monk pours forth his idiosyncratic virtuosity in this
    set of tunes recorded by the inimitable Rudy Van Gelder. Beautifully rendered, "Blue Monk" is the highlight of the album, adventurously combining
    disharmonic riffs within a melodic and very memorable structure. Monk's explorations conjure up images of a mathematician working out geometric
    patterns on the keyboard and evoke a sublime beauty as they build order out of chaos. Intimate, intense, and inspired, Thelonious Monk Trio is a must-have for those ready to dive into the genius of Monk.
    1. Blue Monk
    2. Just A Gigolo
    3. Bemsha Swing
    4. Reflections
    5. Little Rootie Tootie
    6. Sweet And Lovely
    7. Bye-Ya
    8. Monk's Dream
    9. Trinkle, Tinkle
    10. These Foolish Things
    Thelonious Monk
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  • Hear My Music Hear My Music Quick View

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    Hear My Music

    Hear My Music is a collection of instrumental recordings that reveals just a few of the creative explorations Jimi Hendrix was undertaking throughout the first half of 1969. Never intended for release in their present state, this collection shines further light on his creative development and unending quest for new musical challenges. The diversity of these recordings-from solo demos to group efforts with The Experience to free form jam sessions-make clear Hendrix's sheer love of playing music and interacting with fellow musicians in any setting whatsoever.
    LP1
    1. Slow Version (Olympic Studios, London, February 14, 1969)
    2. Drone Blues
    3. Blues Jam At Olympic
    4. Jimi/Jimmy Jam; Jimi\ Jimmy Jam


    LP2
    1. Ezy Ryder/Star Spangled Banner; Ezy Ryder\ Star Spangled Banner
    2. Trash Man (Olmstead Studios, New York, April 3, 1969)
    3. Jam 292
    4. Message To Love
    5. Gypsy Blood
    6. Valleys Of Neptune
    7. Valleys Of Neptune (Piano)

    Jimi Hendrix
    $39.99
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    Boerum Palace

    Colored Vinyl


    Boerum Palace is Steve Gunn's second album, originally released in 2009. The album starts off with a headlong rush into the hypnotic "Mr. Franklin". Gunn's fluid playing style, especially as portrayed within this track, provides ample space for the development of infectious musical themes. The track ends in a dextrous duel between Gunn's guitar and guest Marc Orleans' (of D. Charles Speer & the Helix, Sunburned Hand of the Man) vicious pedal steel. The album mixes Gunn's long-form blues / raga / psych explorations alongside briefer cuts that equally display his songcraft. These tracks, such as "Variation II" and "Jadin's Dream," demonstrate that Gunn is equally confident with shorter or longer compositions. Gunn's voice is joined by an ethereal turn from the Vanishing Voice's Heidi Diehl on the album's central and haunting "House of Knowledge." The track opens with a building central guitar theme. This theme allows Gunn to layer on further guitar explorations. The tone set by these musical themes builds into the duo's vocal delivery that delivers volumes despite being uttered in gentle tones. Other highlights include "Cryin' Eyes," an inspired reworking of J.J. Cale's "Crying Eyes" featuring backing instrumentation from Marc Orleans, and the richly textured album finale "Mustapha's Exit."

    1. Mr. Franklin
    2. Variation II
    3. House of Knowledge
    4. Cryin' Eyes
    5. Jadin's Dream
    6. Dusted Mind
    7. Mustapha's Exit
    Steve Gunn
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  • Gold Nights Gold Nights Quick View

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    Gold Nights

    Female/male duo White Hex (Tara Green and Jimi Kritzler)
    released their debut album Heat in 2012 released on Avant!
    Records. 2014 sees their return with the follow up full-length,
    Gold Nights. The album is the second in a series of three
    thematically connected records which is based on a period of
    three years. The album's themes include tackling the deaths of
    friends over the past few years and somehow staying optimistic
    through that loss.


    Recorded after shows in Paris, Berlin, New York and Melbourne,
    Gold Nights explores Italo disco, minimalist techno and the more
    primitive end of 1980's German underground. They embrace their
    love of high fashion, 1980's New York vogue techno and the
    mutant explorations of Whitehouse, Arthur Russell, Craig Leon
    and Gianni Rossi. Gold Nights retains certain elements of their
    beloved debut, but moves in a more sophisticated direction as a
    result of White Hex's vision and with the help of producer Alex
    Akers (Forces-Siberia Records).

    1. Only A Game
    2. Paradise
    3. Sisters
    4. Gold
    5. In The Night
    6. United Colours of KL
    7. Burberry Congo
    8. Battleground
    White Hex
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  • The Soft Bulletin The Soft Bulletin Quick View

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    The Soft Bulletin

    The Flaming Lips followed-up their interactive 1997 extravaganza Zaireeka in typical unforeseen fashion by releasing their 1999 magnum opus The Soft Bulletin, the most emotionally accessible and musically grandiose statement of the band's career. Wayne Coyne's plaintive and spiritual explorations on the human experience are brought to life as never before here by a symphonic multidimensional sound that is as beautiful as it is transcendent. Featuring ethereal and poignant classics like Race For The Prize, Waitin' For A Superman, Suddenly Everything Has Changed and Feeling Yourself Disintegrate among others, The Soft Bulletin proved to be that elusive artistic breakthrough from a band that looked destined to be eternally restless. Not only is The Soft Bulletin a high water mark for The Flaming Lips on multiple levels, it's arguably one of the best recordings of the decade plus.
    LP1
    1. Race For The Prize
    2. A Spoonful Weighs A Ton
    3. The Spark That Bled
    4. The Spiderbite Song
    5. Buggin' (Remix)
    6. What Is The Light?
    7. The Observer


    LP2
    1. Waitin' For A Superman
    2. Suddenly Everything Has Changed
    3. The Gash
    4. Slow Motion
    5. Feeling Yourself Disintegrate
    6. Sleeping On The Roof

    The Flaming Lips
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  • Traces Of You Traces Of You Quick View

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    Traces Of You

    Anoushka Shankar returns with another outstanding recording: Traces of You, featuring three new songs with her half-sister, Norah Jones.


    Traces of You developed from the notion that everything in the universe leaves an indelible mark - or a subtle trace - on everything it encounters.
    Inspired by her relationships, multicultural upbringing and global career, Anoushka traces a journey of love, change and loss.


    Produced by British composer and multi-instrumentalist Nitin Sawhney, Traces of You features contributions by Anoushka's longtime associates, tabla
    genius Tanmoy Bose, flutist Ravichandra Kulur, and percussion wizard Pirashanna Thevarajah. Other highlights are the collaboration with Norah Jones,
    and explorations of the unique sound of the Hang drum, played by its foremost exponent, Manu Delago.


    Traces of You draws on Indian classical ragas, Western classical string arrangements, mid-20th century-style lyrics of extended poetry and modern
    soundscapes. Anoushka finds modern and fresh ways to reinterpret and keep alive Indian musical traditions learned from her father, the legendary Ravi
    Shankar.

    1. The Sun Won't Set
    2. Flight
    3. Indian Summer
    4. Maya
    5. Lasya
    6. Fathers

    7. Metamorphosis

    8. In Jyoti's Name

    9. Monsoon
    10. Traces Of You
    11. River Pulse
    12. Chasing Shadows
    13. Unsaid
    Anoushka Shankar
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  • Reflections: Mojave Desert Reflections: Mojave Desert Quick View

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    Reflections: Mojave Desert

    The project started simply because we were on tour with the band, had just finished FYF fest in LA, and had a week before picking up the rest of the tour in Phoenix. On the way, we stopped for a week near Joshua Tree National Park. The idea was to go somewhere fairly remote and setup to rehearse. It was peak summer, so we set up outside and would be playing throughout the day and night. Whilst we were out playing and exploring the area around us - the sound reflecting from the rocks, the sound of the wind between them, complete stillness at night and packs of roaming coyotes in the distance, it became apparent that we could use this as its own unique recording environment. Anna in our crew creates the projections for our live show but is predominantly a filmmaker. We made a few calls to friends in LA and borrowed some film/sound gear and recorded some of the new music that came out of the rehearsals. Through the process of making this record, we decided to start a series of musical & video explorations in interesting locations, where the music is a function of its surroundings. This first experiment only marks the beginning of this idea, and I am currently seeking new interesting acoustic environments to explore.

    - Sam Shepherd, Floating Points

    1. Mojave Desert
    2. Silurian Blue
    3. Kites
    4. Kelso Dunes
    5. Lucerne Valley
    Floating Points
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  • Sympathy Sympathy Quick View

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    Sympathy

    Gabrielle Herbst's formal training began at an early age, studying
    Balinese dance and gamelan in Indonesia while learning both the
    clarinet and piano. Herbst continued her training at Bard College
    where she studied voice and composition under the tutelage of
    Joan Tower, Zeena Parkins and Marina Rosenfeld. Her work has
    already been showcased at Robert Wilson's Watermill Center, as
    well as Roulette, who in 2014 commissioned and premiered her
    first opera, Bodiless.


    Herbst's experience writing for chamber orchestra and mixed
    instrumentation inspired her to develop a repertoire of short-form,
    vocal-centric compositions under the name GABI. These were
    driven by solitary explorations in early 2013 with a dual-track loop
    pedal. The nine songs composed for Sympathy embrace the vast
    potential of the human voice as instrument, story, and landscape.


    Sympathy was recorded in the studio where she was joined by her
    band Matthew O'Koren (percussion), Rick Quantz (viola), Josh
    Henderson (violin), and Aaron Roche (electric guitar, trombone).
    With arrangement by Daniel Lopatin (Oneohtrix Point Never) and
    production by Paul Corley (Oneohtrix Point Never, Tim Hecker, Ben
    Frost), these open-ended sessions yielded a suite of compositions
    that capture Gabrielle's metamorphosis into GABI via an intimate
    exploration along the the edges of song-form.


    GABI renders past influences and new collaborations into a
    personal statement on the desire for human connectivity and
    emotional catharsis.

    1. Koo Koo
    2. Da Void
    3. Love Song
    4. Mud
    5. Falling
    6. Where
    7. Fleece
    8. Home
    9. Hymn
    Gabi
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    H-P1

    Musically, H-p1, White Hills second full-length for Thrill Jockey, expands on the explorations of previous albums in ambience, noise and space rock all led by guitarist Dave W.'s blistering guitar solos. A notable difference is the addition of synthesizer player, Shazzula, for the recordings. Shazzula has performed with the group in Europe on and off throughout the last year.


    There was no compression used on the record. Instead distortion boxes were used to enhance the natural dynamics of the songs. The recordings captured a natural ebb and flow of the instruments within each song. For this reason I did not ride the faders while mixing the record to bring out certain instruments over others. It is the way it happened when it was recorded. said Dave W.


    This is the most fully realized White Hills album to date and the one that takes them furthest from their pure space rock roots. It is also their most angry record. It is a reaction to what White Hills sees as government co-opted and controlled by corporations. It is a wake up call.

    1. The Condition of Nothing

    2. Movement
    3. No Other Way
    4. Paradise
    5. Upon Arrival
    6. A Need to Know
    7. Hand In Hand
    8. Monument
    9. H-p1
    White Hills
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    Yerba Buena Bounce

    Exceptional 200-gram deluxe vinyl pressing. Deluxe gatefold jackets crafted by Stoughton Printing. With Yerba Buena Bounce, its 10th album, The Hot Club of San Francisco confirms its reputation as America's longest-running and finest Gypsy Jazz ensemble. Inspired explorations of Django Reinhardt's tunes, originals and more, are captured in shimmering sound. The Hot Club of San Francisco is a quintet of accomplished and versatile musicians who celebrate Django Reinhardt's and Stephane Grappelli's renowned Hot Club de France. The ensemble borrows the all-string instrumentation of three guitars, violin and bass from the original Hot Club but breathes new life into the music with innovative arrangements of classic tunes and original compositions from the group's superb lead guitarist, Paul Mehling. Hearing the ensemble takes the listener back to the 1930s and to the small, smoky jazz clubs of Paris. Mandolinist David Grisman, father of Dawg music and good friend of The Hot Club, makes a special guest appearance on two tracks. The set is further enhanced by bandoneon virtuoso Seth Asarno. Two bonus tracks feature the quintet augmented by three Dixieland horns.


    Recorded by multi-Grammy-nominated Prof. Keith Johnson at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, California, the Yerba Buena Bounce sessions benefited from the historic ambience, scene of hundreds of classic jazz and rock recordings. Using his own custom-built microphones and electronics (as always), Johnson was able to utilize some of Fantasy's unique facilities, such as a legendary echo chamber, to add luster to his always life-like soundscapes.

    1. Mystery Pacific
    2. Hot Lips
    3. I'm Happy Just To Dance With You
    4. Sway
    5. Number Two
    6. Souvenir de Villingen
    7. Tickle Toe
    8. Black and White
    9. Rythme Futur
    10. Lullabye
    11. Yerba Buena Bounce
    12. Stardust
    13. Borneo
    14. Georgia Cabin
    15. Improvisation #2
    16. JAM: Some Of These Days
    The Hot Club Of San Francisco
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    Music For A French Elevator and Other Oddities


    Limited Edition Of 2,000 Copies


    Features All 45 Rare B-Sides & Outtakes


    While supplies last, we are offering this very special limited-edition vinyl-only double album, Music For A French Elevator And Other Oddities. Originally available
    as a part of the hugely acclaimed, super-deluxe A Dot In Time. box set, Music For A French Elevator compiles all of the Books' non-album tracks into one fittingly surreal package befitting the group who essentially created their own genre (often reluctantly described as "collage-pop").


    A total of 45 tracks are here, including standouts and longtime favorites "Classy Penguin," "8 Frame," and their sublime Nick Drake cover "Cello Song Feat. Jose Gonzales." Along with their commissioned pieces for the 1% art and sound installation in the Ministry of Culture in Paris, France, the collection includes the Books' unreleased film score for the feature-length Biosphere 2 documentary, a stellar collection of counterpoint electroacoustic explorations that emanate the kind of wry charm and wit that became a staple of the Books' music.


    Packaged in an impeccably designed die-cut jacket with metallic inks, this collection proves that even the Books' non-album material is worthy of emphatic celebration and
    adoration.

    1. FralitÉ

    2. EgabertÉ

    3. LiternitÉ

    4. It's Musiiiiic!

    5. The Joy Of Nature

    6. Meditation Outtakes

    7. A Long Villainous Sequence

    8. Millions Of Millions

    9. Of The Word God

    10. Ghost Train Digest

    11. You'll Never Be Alone

    12. Three Day Night

    13. Ah... I See
    The Books
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    Combat Rock (Awaiting Repress)


    Newly Remastered By The Clash From Original Tapes To Audiophile Quality


    All Artwork Recreated From Original Release Including Replicated Fully Printed Inner Sleeves With An Exclusive Pennie Smith Photo Print


    On the surface of things, Combat Rock appears to be a retreat from the sprawling stylistic explorations of London Calling and Sandinista! The pounding arena rock of Should I Stay or Should I Go makes the Clash sound like an arena rock band, and much of the album boasts a muscular, heavy sound courtesy of producer Glyn Johns. But things aren't quite that simple. Combat Rock contains heavy flirtations with rap, funk, and reggae, and it even has a cameo by poet Allen Ginsberg -- if this album is, as it has often been claimed, the Clash's sellout effort, it's a very strange way to sell out. Even with the infectious, dance-inflected new wave pop of Rock the Casbah leading the way, there aren't many overt attempts at crossover success, mainly because the group is tearing in two separate directions. Mick Jones wants the Clash to inherit the Who's righteous arena rock stance, and Joe Strummer wants to forge ahead into black music. The result is an album that is nearly as inconsistent as Sandinista!, even though its finest moments -- Should I Stay or Should I Go, Rock the Casbah, Straight to Hell -- illustrate why the Clash were able to reach a larger audience than ever before with the record.
    - Stephen Thomas Erlewine (All Music Guide)

    1. Know Your Rights

    2. Car Jamming
    3. Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

    4. Rock The Casbah
    5. Red Angel Dragnet
    6. Straight To Hell
    7. Overpowered By Funk
    8. Atom Tan
    9. Sean Flynn
    10. Ghetto Defendant
    11. Inoculated City
    12. Death Is A Star
    The Clash
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