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AnimalsAnimals is innovative and musically diverse. Inspired in part by George Orwell's political fable Animal Farm, Roger Waters condemns the avarice and inequalities of capitalism, metaphorically and musically grouping humans as pigs, dogs, and sheep. The pigs are self-righteous hypocrites inflicting their beliefs on everyone else, the dogs greedy money-grabbers, and the sheep witless followers. Dark, cynical, and brilliantly composed, Animals is an ingenious and under-acknowledged album. -Naomi Gesinger1. Pigs on the Wing 1
3. Pigs (Three Different Ones)
5. Pigs on the Wing 2$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted180 Gram Vinyl Issue Of The Animals 1977 Comeback Album
180 gram vinyl issue of The Animals 1977 comeback album Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted. This album is a reunion for the five original Animals from the group's first incarnation and their first recording session together since 1965!1. Brother Bill (Last Clean Shirt)
2. It's All Over Now Baby Blue
3. Fire on the Sun
4. As the Crow Flies
5. Please Send Me Someone to Love
6. Many Rivers to Cross
7. Just a Little Bit
8. Riverside County
9. Lonely Avenue
10. The Fool$19.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
The Best Of The Animals
180 Gram Clear Vinyl
To me, the Animals were a revelation. They were the first records with full-blown class consciousness that I'd ever heard - Bruce Springsteen
The Animals' greatest hits collection covering the 1964-1965 period, is now available for the first time on 180 gram clear vinyl as part of ABKCO's Clearly
Classic Vinyl Series, showcasing The Animals' tough-edged rock hits combined with their more devoted blues and R&B workouts.
Produced by legendary producer, Mickie Most with the original line up of Eric Burdon, Hilton Valentine, Chas Chandler, Alan Price and John Steel.
Includes two songs with Dave Rowberry on keyboards.
1994 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees.
Features the hits "House Of The Rising Sun" and "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place" which are both listed in Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Songs
of All Time list and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.1. House Of The Rising Sun
2. I'm Crying
3. Baby Let Me Take You Home
4. Around and Around
5. Talkin' Bout You
6. Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
7. Boom Boom
9. We Gotta Get Out Of This Place (UK Version)
10. I'm In Love Again
11. Bury My Body
12. Gonna Send You Back To Walker
13. Story Of Bo Diddley
14. It's My Life
15. Bring It On Home To Me$19.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
REDD-FRI-5109xPaul Revere & The Raiders
Just Like Us
The Groundbreaking Garage Band Top #5 LP Classic On White Vinyl!!
Impeccably Remastered By Joe Reagoso - Pressed At R.T.I.
First Time Gatefold Cover With Super Rare 1966 Images From The Sony Music Archives
Paul Revere & The Raiders featuring Mark Lindsay were truly one of the greatest exponents of the sixties pop and rock music scene. When they debuted with their very first Columbia Records hit single Louie, Louie in 1963 (FRM-10414), there would be no turning back for this amazing band. For the next decade and a half, The Raiders released a plethora of albums and well over three dozen 45's making their catalog as prolific and rocking as you could get.
Often considered one of the best albums of the garage band rock era, Just Like Us features some of The Raiders' biggest hit singles, with their equally important Lp tracks. The hard rockin' classic includes top smash hits Just Like Me, Steppin' Out, plus stellar champions like their terrific interpretations of The Animals' I'm Crying, The Rolling Stones' Satisfaction, and Mark Lindsay's wailing sax work on the James Brown hit Night Train.
Friday Music is no stranger to the music of the legendary Paul Revere & The Raiders featuring Mark Lindsay. That is why we are so very proud to announce another fine installment in their Friday Music Series with the first time audiophile stereophonic vinyl release of Just Like Us.
Now impeccably mastered by Raiders' fan and friend Joe Reagoso (The Raiders/Brian Wilson), this super limited edition album will be pressed for a short time at R.T.I. on 180 Gram Audiophile White vinyl and presented in a first time colorful gatefold cover, which includes rare photos from the Sony Music archives as well as the original art elements you'll remember from this amazing 1966 smash album.
Paul Revere & The Raiders featuring Mark Lindsay .Just Like Us on stunning audiophile White vinyl with a colorful gatefold cover From your friends at Friday Music
Just Like Me!!!1. Steppin' Out
3. Out Of Sight
4. Baby, Please Don't Go
5. I Know
6. Night Train
7. Just Like Me
8. Catch The Wind
9. I Can't Get No Satisfaction
10. I'm Cryin'
11. New Orleans
12. Action$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
REDI-SUN-8719xEric Burdon & The Animals
Winds Of ChangeReeling from poor management decisions and inter-band strife, The Animals fell apart toward the end of 1966. Seeking a rebirth, lead vocalist Eric Burdon relocated from London to California. There, Burdon assembled a new Animals lineup, retaining only drummer Barry Jenkins from the previous incarnation. Now known as Eric Burdon and The Animals, the group immersed themselves in the psychedelic culture of San Francisco and their sound followed suit. Informed by his inaugural acid trip, Burdon led his bandmates through a fresh, decidedly lysergic interpretation of American blues. While the original group had largely performed songs written by others, The New Animals began composing as a group.
The prophetically titled Winds of Change, released in September 1967, offered ten stellar examples of this new songwriting approach, along with a heavy cover of The Rolling Stones' "Paint It Black." Lead single "San Franciscan Nights" encapsulated the Summer of Love in what became a top ten hit for the new band (and helped get them on the bill for the seminal Monterey Pop Festival).1. Winds Of Change
2. Poem By The Sea
3. Paint It Black
4. The Black Plague
5. Yes I Am Experienced
6. San Franciscan Nights
8. Hotel Hell
9. Good Times
11. It's All Meat$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Mono - Sealed Buy Now
Different AnimalsPressed On Blue / Purple Stardust Colored Vinyl
Different Animals is the third album from American metalcore band, VOLUMES. Featuring the new single, On Her Mind.1. Waves Control
3. Disaster Vehicle
7. Tide's Change
8. Heavy Silence
9. Pullin' Shades
10. Left For Dead$18.99Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
'Til Your River Runs DryEric Burdon has completed his most personal album to date, titled 'Til Your River Runs Dry. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and hailed by Rolling Stone as one of the "100 Greatest Voices of All Time," Burdon has long forged new ground while maintaining a commanding presence in the music marketplace as front man of The Animals, with War at its inception and simply as Eric Burdon. In 2012, Eric's influence is enjoying resurgence with both new artists and superstars.
The album was produced by Burdon and Tony Braunagel and recorded in New Orleans in 2010 and 2011 in California at Playback Studios in Santa Barbara and at Ultratone Recording in Studio City where Eric recorded his last two albums, My Secret Life and Soul of a Man. The new album was mixed by Ed Cherney and mastered by Doug Sax and Eric Boulanger at The Mastering Lab in Ojai, California.
Eric discusses the album: When I started out with the Animals I never dreamed that I would grow old, much less be singing on stage at the age of 70," said Eric. "There I was, in my twenties, singing "When I was Young," as if I was already an old man. Now, I can look back at a life with many ups and downs, and thankfully, I can reflect on where I am and where I've been. I'm privileged to be able to look back at the many paths and highways that I've traveled. At this point in my life, I'm very comfortable in this place where I am."1. Water
2. Memorial Day
3. Devil And Jesus
5. Old Habits Die Hard
6. Bo Diddley Special
7. In The Ground
8. 27 Forever
9. River is Rising
10. Medicine Man
11. Invitation to the White House
12. Before You Accuse Me$17.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
50 Years Anniversary AlbumImport
180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl
Gold Foiled Front Sleeve
8-Page Booklet With Exclusive Photos
Recently, Holland's finest and longest standing Rock band Golden Earring celebrated their 50th anniversary, and it calls for a celebration! Formed as The Tornados in 1961, renamed The Golden Earrings and then shortened to Golden Earring, the band churned out hit after hit as early as their first single Please Go from 1965. The current line-up has been constant since 1970.
The band did extremely well across the ocean with their massive hit Radar Love, which has become a staple on Rock radio ever since. But folks are advised to delve deeper into the band's catalogue; songs on this never-before released on vinyl triple LP compilation include evergreens like Another 45 Miles, She Flies On Strange Wings, Long Blond Animal, Twilight Zone, When The Lady Smiles, Going To The Run, Burning Stuntman and many more.
In all, Golden Earring has released over 25 studio albums, 8 live albums and countless compilations, of which 50 Years Anniversary is without a doubt the most complete. This 3LP compilation contains an 8-page booklet with exclusive photos, its sleeve boasts a gold foil finish and its audio is specially mastered for vinyl.LP 1
1. Please Go
2. That Day
3. If You Leave Me
4. Daddy Buy Me A Girl
5. In My House
6. Sound Of The Screaming Day
7. Just A Little Bit Of Peace In My Heart
8. Where Will I Be
9. Another 45 Miles
10. Back Home
11. Holy Holy Life
12. She Flies On Strange Wings
13. Buddy Joe
1. Radar Love
2. Instant Poetry
3. Kill Me (Ce Soir)
6. Weekend Love
7. Long Blond Animal
8. Twilight Zone
9. The Devil Made Me Do It
10. When The Lady Smiles
1. Clear Night, Moonlight
2. Something Heavy Going Down
3. Quiet Eyes
4. My Killer, My Shadow
5. Turn The World Around
6. Going To The Run
7. Temporary Madness
8. I Can't Sleep Without You
9. Hold Me Now
10. Burning Stuntman
11. Paradise In Distress
12. Still Got The Keys Of My Old Chevrolet$44.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 3 LPs Sealed Buy Now
ADAD-ANT-741xWilliam Elliott Whitmore
Animals In The DarkThe songs on this Anti debut sound cultivated from the fertile, treacherous Mississippi mud that surrounds William Elliott Whitmore. Whitmore's ability to balance contrasts; suffering and humor, truth and fancy, the literary and the earthy, places him in a tradition that has drawn young dissidents to folk music since before Dylan's time. With two albums behind him featuring his stunning voice, a powerful instrument that can recall Leadbelly and Otis Redding within the same song, and traditional banjo and guitar, Whitmore has made a name for himself in both the punk and roots communities.1. Mutiny
2. Who Stole The Soul
3. Johnny Law
4. Old Devils
5. Hell Or High Water
6. There's Hope For You
7. Hard Times
8. Lifetime Underground
9. Let The Rain Come In
10. A Good Day To Die$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
AnimalKe$has debut album Animal is executive produced by Dr.Luke (Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, and Avril Lavigne) and includes collaborations with producers Max Martin and Benny Blanco. Features the smash hit single Tik Tok.1. Your Love Is My Drug
2. TiK ToK
3. Take It Off
4. Kiss N Tell
6. Blah Blah Blah
8. Party At A Rich Dude's House
12. Dancing With Tears In My Eyes
13. Boots & Boys
14. Animal$29.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
REDI-SUN-8818xEric Burdon & The Animals
The Twain Shall MeetMastered From The Original MGM Records Reels
Burdon and the group returned in April 1968 with The Twain Shall Meet, continuing their psychedelic journey. "Monterey" chronicled the previous summer's seminal festival while "Sky Pilot" reflected the growing anti-war sentiment as the Vietnam Conflict escalated. Steeped in a dense, layered sound full of electric guitars, sitars, strings, brass and washes of phased vocals, the album served notice that Burdon and company were totally in-step with America's youth movement. From blues revivalists to cultural torchbearers in four short years? Believe it!
Meticulously mastered from the original MGM Records reels - cue up these platters and let them take you back to a time when minds were being blown open at an astonishing rate!1. In The Beginning
3. Just The Thought
4. Closer To The Truth
5. No Self Pity
6. Orange And Red Beams
7. Sky Pilot
8. We Love You Lil
9. We Are All One$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Electric Comic BookThe Blues Magoos launched their recording career with the LP Psychedelic Lollipop. The equally impressive Electric Comic Book refines the band's mix of rock 'n' roll and day-glo psychedelia. That punchy yet playful approach animates such distinctive numbers as Pipe Dream, Rush Hour, There's a Chance We Can Make It and Albert Common Is Dead.
This '60s garage-psych nugget is now available from Sundazed on High Definition Vinyl, sourced from the original Mercury-label stereo masters, with the colorful original cover art meticulously reproduced.
In their '60s heyday, the Blues Magoos were one of the first garage-punk bands to achieve mainstream success, and one of the first to embrace psychedelia. Early in their existence, the Bronx-bred quintet's high-energy live sets made them a popular attraction on the Greenwich Village club scene. Once they began making records, they quickly emerged as one of one of the earliest and most inventive exponents of the psychedelic sound. The band's 1966 debut album Psychedelic Lollipop and its 1967 followup Electric Comic Book, are two of that period's most beloved and enduring albums.1. Pipe Dream
2. There's a Chance We Can Make It
3. Life Is Just a Cher O'Bowlies
6. Albert Common Is Dead
7. Summer Is the Man
8. Baby, I Want You
9. Let's Get Together
10. Take My Love
11. Rush Hour
12. That's All Folks$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Animals As Leaders - Silver Edition (Awaiting Repress)Remastered And Reissued On Silver Vinyl
Limited To 500 Copies Worldwide
Animals as Leaders is the debut album by progressive metal group Animals as Leaders. It was originally released on April 28, 2009 by Prosthetic Records.1. Tempting Time
3. Throroughly At Home
4. On Impulse
6. Behaving Badly
7. The Price Of Everything And The Value Of Nothing
10. Point To Point
11. Modern Meat
12. Song Of Solomon
$22.99Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
Animals In The Median
Salmon Colored Vinyl
Voted Portland's 2012 Best New Band by Willamette Week
One of NPR's Artists you should've known in 2012
There is a stillness between kissing lips that belies the beating hearts connected to them,
a calm in the simple gesture that holds tumultuous emotions close, keeping their caprice
from pulling you apart. For the past three years, Radiation City has scored the soundtrack
to relationships such as these. Moments where Quiet/Bombast, Future/Past,
Man/Woman, Hope/Fear are conjoined; from their use of modern electronic sounds and
the restraint of classic bossa records, to the urgency and harmony of northern soul, the
band has codified seemingly disparate ideas into a sound and ethos that is at once
refreshing and classic. Their second LP Animals In The Median will be released May 7th.
Founded in 2009 amid the glow of one budding love affair, Radiation City quickly
blossomed into a family, finding itself with a second couple and another multi
instrumentalist besides. If the quintet's early live shows and debut LP The Hands That
Take You quickly earned them a reputation as one of Portland, Oregon's most promising
young acts, the subsequent national tours and 2011's EP Cool Nightmare made good on
that promise. The band's expanding soundscape of new romanticism has drawn
accolades from NPR, Time, and KEXP to name a few.
The new full length features 12 songs recorded over the span of a year in both rural
Washington and urban Portland. You can hear a focused songwriting, lush arrangements,
and gorgeous harmonies. You can hear the celebration and lament of a sea change year
which saw the passing of matriarchs, the betrayals and betrothals of loved ones, the
baring and bruising of hopeful hearts in an increasingly dangerous world. Moreover, you
can hear a band edified, coming into their own in rich and simple gesture.1. Zombies
2. So Long
3. Wash of Noise
5. Foreign Bodies
6. Wary Eyes
7. LA Beach
10. Summer Rain
12. Call Me$19.99Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Henderson - Prokofiev: Peter And The Wolf / Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals (Speakers Corner) Quick ViewSPCO-SPE-2218$34.99Buy Now
Henderson - Prokofiev: Peter And The Wolf / Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals (Speakers Corner)
For those who enjoy a pun, Saint-Saëns's Carnival of the Animals and Prokofiev's symphonic tale for children Peter and the Wolf might well be described as "beastly". And this recording makes no exception for it is, indeed, quite spectacular! Both works are introduced by the roaring and screaming of the inhabitants of London Zoo. The individual orchestral instruments are introduced during the course of the music and are commented upon by a human voice in a narrative.
The characters and animals are each given a characteristic theme which is presented by a particular instrument or register. While Prokofiev wrote his composition with a pedagogic purpose in mind, Saint-Saëns's main aim was to create a piece of musical fun. The mischievous work not only offers a lively depiction of various animals and even hollow-sounding fossils (by means of the xylophone), but also contains numerous tongue-in-cheek references to works by great composers.
These two musical masterpieces combine humour with education in a thoroughly fascinating and enchanting manner and are equally loved by children and adults alike. The interpretation and sound of this DECCA LP certainly earns first prize for being "beastly"!
- Beatrice Lillie
- Animals of the London Zoo
- London Symphony Orchestra
- Skitch Henderson (conductor)
Recording: February 1960 at Kingsway Hall, London by Kenneth E. Wilkinson
Production: John Culshaw
About Speakers Corner
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, Speakers Corner 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 existant 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 emphasise that Speakers Corner 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 have one digital recording in our catalogue (Alan Parsons / Eye In The Sky"), but even in this particular case we used the analogue tapes for cutting.
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 - excluding the exception above - and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
REDD-AMU-3629xThe John Lurie National Orchestra
The Invention Of Animals (Awaiting Repress)
A Collection Of Out-of-print And Unreleased Live Recordings
Limited Edition 180 Gram Vinyl
The John Lurie National Orchestra featuring John Lurie, Billy Martin and G. Calvin Weston
Billy Martin's Amulet Records have announced the release of The Invention of Animals by The John Lurie National Orchestra. The archival compilation assembles seven previously unreleased live and out-of-print studio recordings by the acclaimed musician, actor and visual artist John Lurie leading his early 1990s' trio with percussionists Billy Martin and G. Calvin Weston.
The three of us got together to try and write stuff for my band The Lounge Lizards, but what happened between the three of us was magical. After about a year of playing live it really came together, says John Lurie. There is something so unique and beautiful about this music. I don't think there is anything else like it.
Billy Martin adds: John and I share the idea that this is like someone discovered a field recording of a lost civilization. Some strange and beautiful tribe unlike any other known to man.
The Invention of Animals opens with Flutter, one of four National Orchestra performances culled from the soundtrack of John Lurie's 1991 television series, Fishing With John. Also drawn from that same soundtrack are The Beast, Little and Ignore The Giant. The additional studio recording included here is the title track to the only official John Lurie National Orchestra album Men With Sticks released in 1993. Rounding out the collection are two previously unreleased live recordings. I Came To Visit Here For Awhile was preserved at the Threadwaxing Space in New York City on May 7, 1993. The album's centerpiece and title track, The Invention of Animals, running at 19-minutes-plus, was captured by highly regarded sound engineer Claudia Engelhart from a performance on February 12, 1994 in Thessaloniki, Greece.
John Lurie first became known for his work in the late '70s leading the band The Lounge Lizards, which went on to make music for 20 years. During this time, Lurie recorded 22 albums and composed scores for over 20 movies, including Stranger than Paradise, Down by Law, Mystery Train, Clay Pigeons, Animal Factory and Get Shorty, which earned him a Grammy nomination. Lurie also starred in three films directed by Jim Jarmusch, as well as a host of other films. He wrote, directed and starred in the aforementioned cult classic Fishing with John, a series that is now part of The Criterion Collection. Lurie is also responsible for the incredible music of Marvin Pontiac. Lurie emerged onto the art scene in the spring of 2004, when he had his first painting exhibition at Anton Kern Gallery. Since then Lurie's work has been exhibited in esteemed galleries throughout the world. His solo museum exhibits include P.S.1. Contemporary Arts Center in New York, Musee Des Beaux-Arts De Montreal, the Musee d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean in Luxembourg and the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, who gave their entire museum over to the presentation of Lurie's work. Both the Wadsorth Athenaeum in Connecticut and The Museum of Modern Art in New York have acquired his work for their permanent collections.
The Invention of Animals by The John Lurie National Orchestra features a painting by John Lurie as its cover art.1. Flutter
2. Men with Sticks (Noble Version)
3. I Came to Visit Here for a While
4. The Beast
6. Ignore the Giant
7. The Invention of Animals$19.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
Ugly AnimalsIncludes Download Card
Retox, a blistering four-piece who made their live debut mere months ago, join Ipecac's roster with the band's debut album, Ugly Animals, set for release on Three One G/Ipecac Recordings. The vinyl version features etched, colored vinyl and includes a download card.
The band members are Justin Pearson (The Locust, All Leather, Some Girls, Swing Kids), Gabe Serbian (The Locust, Cattle Decapitation, Holy Molar, Rats Eyes), Michael Crain (Festival of Dead Deer) and Thor Dickey.1. The World Is Ending And Its About Time
2. Thirty Cents Shy Of A Quarter
3. A Bastard On Fathers Day
4. A Funeral On Christmas Sunday
5. Stick A Fork In It
6. Cement Sucking
7. Boredom Is Counter-revolutionary
8. Ten Pounds Of Shit In A Five Pound Bag
9. A Captive Audience
10. Sorry We Are Just Not Compatible
11. Piss Elegant$12.99Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Wild AnimalsWild Animals, the highly anticipated album from critically acclaimed Trampled by Turtles,
produced by the lead singer-songwriter of Low, Alan Sparhawk, and recorded in the legendary Pachyderm Studio in Cannon Falls, MN (Nirvana, Andrew Bird, The Jayhawks).
Of the new music Dave Simonett (guitar, vocals) notes, "We all tried to come into this
thing extremely open-minded. How can we sound new to ourselves? I feel like the sound
has changed and is changing, especially from Palomino to now. A lot of our reputation
from even just a couple years ago was that we were this fast band, which we can do,
and we do that. But this record focused a little bit more on other aspects of our playing
together."1. Wild Animals
4. Are You Behind the Shining Star?
5. Silver Light
6. Come Back Home
9. Western World
10. Nobody Knows
11. Winners$18.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Ten Glorious Animals1. Mrs. Carradine
2. No More Room
4. Don't Know Why
5. Lorelei & Henry
8. Old Dominion
9. Prog Jenny
10. The Cavalry
11. Where Is My Mind$13.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Animal MotherVisionary metal cult known as TODAY IS THE DAY prepares to assault the masses with their tenth full-length album, Animal Mother.
As always, the dejected and vengeful hymns TODAY IS THE DAY delivers with their latest opus are among the most scathing passages of audio one will experience, as Animal Mother unloads just short of a solid hour of pure anguish. The band's lineup features the rhythm section of bassist Sean Conkling (Regression, Burn Your Halo, Sprawl) and drummer Jeff Lohrber (Enabler, ex-Harlots), fronted by cult leader, founding guitarist/vocalist Steve Austin. Through fifteen diversified attacks, Animal Mother's wrath recalls elements of several seminal TITD albums, merging the dementia of Temple Of The Morning Star with the blazing delivery of In The Eyes Of God, yet several acoustic and more melodic angles elevate the LP's material to entirely different dimensions. Pain and hate are blatantly abundant in Austin's seething and venomous lyrical tirades and emotional outcries. The Animal Mother recordingsessions took place at the notorious architect's own Austin Enterprises in the deeply wooded Maine wilderness this brutal past Winter, the material fully produced and mastered by Austin. The cover art for Animal Mother was created by Samantha Muljat.
For two and-a-half decades, TODAY IS THE DAY has woven Steve Austin's prophetic observations and noise-soaked chaos through a psychedelic, unique and unmatched battery of heavy styles. The outfit has spawned an incredible discography, forging their way to the forefront of Amphetamine Reptile, Relapse, Blackmarket Activities and many others. The band has toured with countless acts including Motörhead, Morbid Angel, Helmet, Neurosis, The Melvins, Napalm Death, Coalesce, Unsane and Eyehategod. Additionally, Steve Austin has produced nearly all of TITD's releases, as well as groundbreaking albums for Lamb Of God, Converge, Deadguy and many others.1. Animal Mother
3. Sick Of your Mouth
5. Law Of The Universe
6. Outlaw (Acoustic)
8. Divine Reward
12. The Last Strand
14. Bloodwood$14.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Spirit AnimalZombi's Spirit Animal is a tour de force whose up-tempo moods, patented psychedelic poly-rhythms and bouncing, lush interplay between men and machines ushers in a scintillating new era for the band. With an outpouring of genuine emotion and melody, Spirit Animal gives instrumental music the punch it needed by blending a genuine sense of warmth and emotion with the darkness the band is heralded for.1. Spirit Animal
2. Spirit Warrior
3. Earthly Powers
4. Cosmic Powers
5. Through Time$24.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Animal JoySub Pop is proud to present Shearwater's Animal Joy, our first album by the band and their eighth overall. Led by Jonathan Meiburg, and featuring drummer Thor Harris, and bassist Kimberly Burke, Shearwater has been a favorite at Sub Pop HQ for years. On Animal Joy, Meiburg ditches the expansive approach of his recent records - particularly the epic trilogy of Palo Santo, Rook and The Golden Archipelago - to create a record that seems shockingly direct, immediate and intensely personal. He's no stranger to lush, crafted recordings, but this one sounds like no prior Shearwater incarnation.1. Animal Life
2. Breaking the Yearlings
3. Dread Sovereign
4. You as You Were
7. Open Your Houses
8. Run the Banner Down
9. Pushing the River
10. Believing Makes it Easy
11. Star of the Age$17.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Animal FeelingsRafter's latest long player, Animal Feelings, is a Technicolor pop blow-out that recalls Nintendo composer Koji Kondo leading a fantasy camp super-jam with Cody Chesnutt, Justin Timberlake, and the Tom Tom Club. Rafter's history and influences, his dreams and ambition, and his love for love, all come together as a sweet, fun, speaker-blowin', beat-busting ride into the inner-core of pop and R&B music.1. No Fucking Around
2. A Frame
3. Timeless Form, Formless Time
5. Feels Good
6. Animal Feelings
8. Never Gonna Die
9. Only You
10. Love Makes You Happy (When It's Not Making You Sad)
11. Beauty Beauty$16.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Animal MagicRight, let's not beat about the bush - Bonobo's debut longplayer is, by popular consensus, 'the business'.
An awe-inspiring showcase of a young man's staggering musical ability, 'Animal Magic' was greeted with swoons of delight and sycophantic praise upon its release in July 2000. Its heart-meltingly lysergic melodies - all bellchimes, backwards vocals and haunting keys - weave an impenetrable gauze of sound that astounded practically everyone who heard it.
Bucking the late-90s reliance on sampling, Simon Green (the man behind the monkey) wrote, played, recorded and produced the entire record himself. The result is an album with such depth and breadth of emotional and melodic content that every track is a potential favourite. Little wonder, then, that 'Animal Magic' numbers among Tru Thoughts' all-time bestsellers.
"Anyone in search of the ultimate chill-out album should buy this debut" - The Observer
"Wonderfully subtle and easy on the ear. This is chill out music with balls - not a clichÉ in sight" - DJ MagazineLP 1
2. Sleepy Seven
6. The Plug
3. Sugar Rhyme
4. Silver$19.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now