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  • Real Gone Real Gone Quick View

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    Real Gone

    Written and produced by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, his wife and long-time collaborator, 2004's Real Gone features 15 tracks of funk, strange stories, Jamaican rock-steady, blues both urban and rural, rhythms and melodies both Latin and African and, for the first time, no piano. Waits spent a lot of time in his 'sonic junkyard,' as he calls it, coming up with new sounds both instrumentally and for recording his voice in intriguing new ways. Another distinctive set from the peerless singer-songwriter.

    1. Top of the Hill

    2. Hoist That Rag
    3. Sins of My Father
    4. Shake It

    5. Don't Go into That Barn
    6. How's It Gonna End
    7. Metropolitan Glide

    8. Dead and Lovely
    9. Circus

    10. Trampled Rose

    11. Green Grass

    12. Baby Gonna Leave Me

    13. Clang Boom Steam

    14. Make It Rain

    15. Day After Tomorrow
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  • Bad As Me Bad As Me Quick View

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    Bad As Me

    Bad As Me is Tom Waits first studio album of all new music in seven years. This pivotal work refines the music that has come before and signals a new direction. Waits, in possibly the finest voice of his career, worked with a veteran team of gifted musicians and longtime co-writer/producer Kathleen Brennan.


    From the opening horn-fueled chug of Chicago, to the closing barroom chorale of New Years Eve, Bad As Me displays the full career range of Waits songwriting, from beautiful ballads like Last Leaf, to the avant cinematic soundscape of Hell Broke Luce, a battlefront dispatch. On tracks like Talking at the Same Time, Waits shows off a supple falsetto, while on blues burners like Raised Right Men and the gospel tinged Satisfied he spits, stutters and howls.


    Like a good boxer, these songs are lean and mean, with strong hooks and tight running times. A pervasive sense of players delighting in each others musical company brings a feeling of loose joy even to the albums saddest songs.

    1. Chicago
    2. Raised Right Men

    3. Talking At The Same Time

    4. Get Lost

    5. Face To The Highway

    6. Pay Me

    7. Back In The Crowd

    8. Bad As Me

    9. Kiss Me

    10. Satisfied

    11. Last Leaf

    12. Hell Broke Luce

    13. New Year's Eve

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    Blood Money

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    Blood Money uses the same template and players as Alice (released at the same time) and first saw life as an opera production by Robert Wilson. It's Waits's treatment of Georg Buchner's 1837 socio-political play, Woyzek which premiered in 2000 in Copenhagen. It's a dark morality play performed in a style where a barker from a medicine show is mysteriously transported to the Weimar Republic via Tin Pan Alley. Disturbing and delirious when it's not romantic and hilarious, the songs have a much more direct emotional appeal than the surrealistic Alice.

    1. Misery Is the River
    2. Everything Goes to Hell
    3. Coney Island Baby
    4. All the World Was Green
    5. God's Away on Business
    6. Another Man's Vine
    7. Knife Chase
    8. Lullaby
    9. Starving in the Belly of a Whale
    10. The Part You Throw Away
    11. Woe
    12. Calliope
    13. A Good Man Is Hard to Find
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  • Cold Beer On A Hot Night Cold Beer On A Hot Night Quick View

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    Cold Beer On A Hot Night

    Limited Edition 140 Gram Vinyl


    This recording, captured at the State Theatre, Sydney, Australia in March 1979, features a captivating performance by Tom Waits from a time when the maverick crooner was on the cusp of a major change in the style and substance of his recorded output and his live shows. The material performed here comes largely from what were his most recent three albums at the time, with classics like 'Tom Traubert's Blues' and 'Jitterbug Boy' rubbing shoulders with newer cuts like 'Red Shoes By The Drugstore.'

    LP 1
    1.Romeo Is Bleeding
    2.Annie's Back In Town
    3.Jitterbug Boy/Better Off Without A Wife
    4.I Wish I was In New Orleans
    5.Since I Fell For You
    6.Red Shoes By The Drugstore
    7.Silent Night/Christmas Card >From A Hooker In Minneapolis
    8.Do The Hokey Pokey/Pasties And A G-String


    LP 2
    1.Summertime/Burma Shave
    2.Closing Credits (Encore)
    3.Tom Traubert's Blues
    4.Small Change/Big Spender

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  • Round Midnight - The Minneapolis Broadcast 1975 Round Midnight - The Minneapolis Broadcast 1975 Quick View

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    Round Midnight - The Minneapolis Broadcast 1975

    STUNNING 180 GRAM VINYL RELEASE OF THIS TOM WAITS LIVE PERFORMANCE


    1000 ONLY LIMITED EDITION


    In December, Tom entered the studios of KQRS Minneapolis for his first ever FM broadcast, floated across the airwaves by that very station and syndicated by many others nationwide.


    Now considered the holy grail of Waits broadcasts amongst serious collectors of the great mans work, this performance featuring Tom Waits alone at his piano with just his magnificent voice as accompaniment, the way he should be heard, is nothing short of staggering.


    This CD contains the full KQRS broadcast in perfect FM stereo quality, during which Tom performs a range of songs taken from his first three records Closing Time , The Heart Of Saturday Night and the aforementioned Nighthawks.


    Bonus tracks include a further three exceptional TV broadcasts from the early to mid 1980s, and include Mr. Siegal performed on Don Lang s show in 1981, plus two 1986 Letterman broadcasts in support of his then brand new masterpiece Swordfishtrombones


    SIDE A


    1. Emotional Weather Report
    2. Eggs & Sausage [Intro.]
    3. Eggs & Sausage
    4. Better Off Without A Wife


    SIDE B


    5. Semi Suite
    6. Spare Parts
    7. The Ghosts Of Saturday / The Heart Of Saturday Night
    8. New Coat Of Paint


    SIDE C


    1. Warm Beer & Cold Women
    2. Virginia Avenue (2:48)
    3. San Diego Serenade
    4. Putnam County
    5. Ol 55


    SIDE D


    6. Mr Siegal [Don Lane Show 1981]*
    7. Tango Till Theyre Sore [David Letterman Show 1986]*
    8. Time [David Letterman Show 1986]*
    *bonus track

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  • Real Gone (Remixed & Remastered) (Pre-Order) Real Gone (Remixed & Remastered) (Pre-Order) Quick View

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    Real Gone (Remixed & Remastered) (Pre-Order)

    Newly Remixed & Remastered From The Original Master Tapes By Karl Derfler With Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan


    On Real Gone, Tom Waits walks a fraying tightrope. By utterly eliminating one of the cornerstone elements of his sound -- keyboards -- he has also removed his safety net. With songwriting and production partner Kathleen Brennan, he strips away almost everything conventional from these songs, taking them down to the essences of skeletal rhythms, blasted and guttural blues, razor-cut rural folk music, and the rusty-edge poetry and craft of songwriting itself. Real Gone is like two records in one and the contrasting emotions of each play off of each other perfectly. The up-tempo tracks are some of the rawest and most kinetic he's ever laid down, while the ballads are among his most haunting and beautiful, even chilling at times. Taken as a whole, the experience is breathtaking. Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan have personally remixed and remastered Real Gone from the original master tapes bringing a new sonic brilliance to their 2004 creation.

    LP 1

    1. Top of the Hill

    2. Hoist That Rag
    3. Sins of My Father
    4. Shake It

    5. Don't Go into That Barn
    6. How's It Gonna End
    7. Metropolitan Glide


    LP 2

    1. Dead and Lovely
    2. Circus

    3. Trampled Rose

    4. Green Grass

    5. Baby Gonna Leave Me

    6. Clang Boom Steam

    7. Make It Rain

    8. Day After Tomorrow
    9. Chick A Boom (Hidden Track)

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  • Swordfishtrombones Swordfishtrombones Quick View

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    Swordfishtrombones

    1. Underground
    2. Shore Leave
    3. Dave the Butcher
    4. Johnsburg, Illinois
    5. 16 Shells from a Thirty-Ought Six
    6. Town With No Cheer
    7. In the Neighborhood
    8. Just Another Sucker on the Vine
    9. Frank's Wild Years
    10. Swordfishtrombone
    11. Down, Down, Down
    12. Soldier's Things
    13. Gin Soaked Boy
    14. Trouble's Braids
    15. Rainbirds
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  • One From The Heart One From The Heart Quick View

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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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  • American Recordings American Recordings Quick View

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    American Recordings

    In 1994 Cash stunned the music world with this commanding collection of 13 solo acoustic performances that roll from gospel to cowboy to sarcastic folk.
    Minimalism had long been Cash's meal ticket, but this time around, producer Rick Rubin stripped it all away, recording the bulk of the record in Cash's
    cabin or his own living room (two cuts were captured live at the Viper Room in front of an emphatic audience). Cash offers five typically direct and vivid
    originals, but he also seizes control of songs by Kris Kristofferson, Nick Lowe, Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, and Loudon Wainwright. Forty years after Hey
    Porter, Cash delivers a pure, naked, and incredibly moving record that, dare we say, rivals the impact of his greatest achievements. --Marc Greilsamer


    Johnny Cash had already recorded some of the most important Country albums in the history of the genre, yet, although he was still making quality music
    throughout the '80s, record sales and label support were the lowest he'd ever experienced in his entire career. By the early '90s, he was without a label for
    the first time in four decades. Longtime fan, label owner and producer Rick Rubin stepped in, asked Johnny to return to his roots and together, they recreated
    the legend of the Man In Black. Features Cash performing his own compositions as well as songs from Loudon Wainwright, Leonard Cohen, Nick
    Lowe, Tom Waits and Glenn Danzig. American Recordings earned Johnny a 1995 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album. A stunning return
    to form.

    1. Delia's Gone
    2. Let The Train Blow The Whistle
    3. The Beast In Me
    4. Drive On
    5. Why Me Lord
    6. Thirteen
    7. Oh, Bury Me Not
    8. Introduction: A Cowboy's Prayer
    9. Bird On A Wire
    10. Tennessee Stud
    11. Down There By The Train
    12. Redemption
    13. Like A Soldier
    14. The Man Who Couldn't Cry
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  • Blood Money Blood Money Quick View

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    Blood Money

    Blood Money is based on the socio/political play Woyzeck, originally written by a young German poet Georg Buchner as a spare, cinematic piece in 1837 and inspired by the true story of a German soldier who was driven mad by bizarre army medical experiments and infidelity, which led him to murder his lover. Waits, along with wife and collaborator Kathleen Brennan, wrote songs for an avant-garde production of Woyzeck directed by Robert Wilson, which premiered in November 2000 at the Betty Nansen Theater in Copenhagen and went on to win Denmark's version of the Tony for Best Musical. The album careens from the brutal to the tender with assaulting rhythms and romantic melodies. It's a grim musical deposition on the human condition, a dark mortality play where Tin Pan Alley meets the Weimer Republic.Blood Money is flesh and bone, earthbound, said Waits. The songs are rooted in reality: jealousy, rage, the human meat wheel...They are more carnal. I like a beautiful song that tells you terrible things. We all like bad news out of a pretty mouth. I like songs to sound as though they've been aging in a barrel and distressed.
    1. Misery Is the River
    2. Everything Goes to Hell
    3. Coney Island Baby
    4. All the World Was Green
    5. God's Away on Business
    6. Another Man's Vine
    7. Knife Chase
    8. Lullaby
    9. Starving in the Belly of a Whale
    10. The Part You Throw Away
    11. Woe
    12. Calliope
    13. A Good Man Is Hard to Find
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    Fumblin' On The Radio

    Limited Edition 140 Gram Vinyl


    This 1974 live Tom Waits radio broadcast from KPFK-FM out of Los Angeles includes 20 tracks in all, with 10 songs and 10 interview segments. This recording is a legendary part of the Tom Waits archive and would make a great addition to every fan's collection.

    LP 1
    1. Intro / Better Off Without A Wife
    2. Interview 1

    3. On A Foggy

    4. Interview 2

    5. The Ghosts Of Saturday Night

    6. (Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night

    7. Interview 3

    8. Semi Suite

    9. Interview 4

    10. Drunk On The Moon


    LP 2
    1. Interview 5

    2. Depot Depot

    3. Interview 6

    4. Diamonds On My Windshield

    5. Interview 7

    6. San Diego Serenade

    7. Interview 8

    8. Rosie

    9. Interview 9

    10. Fumblin' With The Blues

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    On The Scene '73

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    Previously unreleased live broadcast of intimate Tom Waits performance featuring incredible rarities - plus interviews with the man himself.


    Securing his first proper record deal with David Geffen's Asylum label in 1972, Tom Waits would go on to release seven records with the label in as many years. The first of these, Closing Time, was released in March 73 and comprised the most unique collection of original compositions that American critics and consumers had witnessed since the 1960s heyday of Beatles, Beach Boys and Bob Dylan. Informed by the wordsmiths of the beat generation, the blues howlers of a former age, the smooth jazz vocals of Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett, and the country flavoured ballads that Ray Charles had turned to in the early 1960s, Waits developed a cult following with his portrayals of modern American domesticity and love sought and lost. On the 12th August 1973 Waits was to be found performing an in-house set for the renowned L.A. radio series Folk Scene, broadcast weekly by KPFK FM, Tom's performances were augmented with interviews that provide a fascinating insight into his career at this time. Included too on this LP are five additional tracks from a performance Tom made in Santa Monica a few months later on 10th November 1973. Also the subject of an FM broadcast, two further cuts from The Heart of Saturday Night are complimented by a triumvirate of Waits rarities that have seldom been heard before or since.

    LP1
    1. Virginia Avenue
    2. Interview
    3. San Diego Seranade
    4. Interview
    5. Ol 55
    6. Interview
    7. Semi Suite
    8. Interview
    9. Fumblin With The Blues
    10. Interview
    11. Rosie
    12. Interview
    13. Depot, Depot
    14. Interview


    LP2
    15. I Hope I Dont Fall In Love With You
    16. Interview
    17. (Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night
    18. Interview
    19. Ice Cream Man
    20. Interview
    21. Big Joe And Phantom 309
    22. Interview
    23. Fridays Blues

    24. Shiver Me Timbers
    25. Diamonds On My Windshield
    26. Getting Drunk On The Bottle

    27. Tijuana (with Jack Tempchi)

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  • An Acoustic Evening At The Vienna Opera House An Acoustic Evening At The Vienna Opera House Quick View

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    An Acoustic Evening At The Vienna Opera House

    Joe Bonamassa: An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House was recorded at the historic Vienna Opera House last July during a very special two-week long unplugged tour, played to a limited audience over seven exclusive European shows. Varying from his predominantly electric blues shows, this presentation was an all-acoustic concert performance, making it a unique and very special show fans had been waiting years to experience.


    Produced by long-time collaborator Kevin Shirley, Joe is supported on his vintage acoustic instruments by an eclectic assortment of craftsmen from around the globe. They include: Gerry O'Connor, a music historian and traditional Irish fiddler from many generations of Irish music, on Irish fiddle, mandolin, and Irish banjo; Swedish multi-instrumentalist Mats Wester will play the Nyckelharpa, a Swedish keyed-fiddle; Los Angeles keyboard maestro Arlan Schierbaum, whose extensive recording career focuses on organic instruments, plays accordions, celeste, toy pianos, and more; and legendary Puerto Rican percussionist, Lenny Castro, whose works spans genres and reads like a who's who of artists, including the Rolling Stones, Sir Elton John, Eric Clapton, Boz Scaggs, Toto, Stevie Wonder, David Sanborn, Avenged Sevenfold, Little Feat, Tom Petty, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and many more.

    LP1
    1. Arrival
    2. Palm Trees, Helicopters and Guns
    3. Jelly Roll
    4. Dust Bowl
    5. Around The Bend
    6. Slow Train
    7. Athens To Athens
    8. From The Valley
    9. The Ballad of John Henry
    10. Dislocated Boy
    11. Driving Towards The Daylight


    LP2
    1. High Water Everywhere
    2. Jockey Full Of Bourbon
    3. Richmond
    4. Stones In My Passway
    5. Ball Peen Hammer
    6. Black Lung Heartache
    7. Mountain Time
    8. Woke Up Dreaming
    9. Sloe Gin
    10. Seagull

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    Bon Iver

    Bon Iver is Justin Vernon returning to former haunts with a new spirit. The reprises are there, solitude, quietude, hope and desperation compressed, but always a rhythm arises, a pulse vivified by gratitude and grace notes. The winter, the legend, has faded to just that, and this is the new momentary present.


    Bon Iver is often equated with just me, says Vernon, but you are who surrounds you, and for Bon Iver I wanted to invite those voices as musical catalysts. Thus on the track Beth/Rest and throughout the album, we hear the pedal steel of Greg Leisz (Lucinda Williams, Bill Frisell), the uniquely layered low end of Colin Stetsons (Tom Waits, Arcade Fire) saxophones, the riffing of Mike Lewis (Happy Apple, Andrew Bird) altos and tenors, and the lush horns of C.J. Camerieri (Rufus Wainwright, Sufjan Stevens). Bon Iver regulars Sean Carey, Mike Noyce and Matt McCaughan contributed vocals, drums and production, Rob Moose (Antony and the Johnsons, The National) helped with arranging and added strings, and fellow members of Volcano Choir, Jim Schoenecker and Tom Wincek provided processing.


    Bon Iver was recorded and mixed over the course of three years at April Base Studios, a remodeled veterinarians clinic located in rural Fall Creek, Wisconsin.

    1. Perth

    2. Minnesota, WI
    3. Holocene
    4. Towers
    5. Michicant
    6. Hinnom, TX
    7. Wash.
    8. Calgary
    9. Lisbon, OH
    10. Beth/Rest
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  • If You Knew My Mind If You Knew My Mind Quick View

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    If You Knew My Mind

    Capps is a southern rock troubadour with an eye on the human condition and a pen to write about it. -- OffBeat Magazine


    Grayson Capps is like a whiskey-soaked, back-alley poet sired by Tom Waits and Robert Johnson. -- Razor Magazine


    It takes less than 30 seconds for the debut album from this New Orleans-based singer/songwriter to pull you in. A lone harmonica blows over a softly strummed electric guitar as a lazy rhythm section props up the beat. Grayson Capps' weathered voice then enters: Yesterday was a very fine day indeed, I got a pint of beer, went outside and brushed my teeth. That about sums up this impressive yet unassuming bluesy debut from one of the many musicians who sound like what New Orleans feels like: languid, a little grimy and dangerous, but with a sense of history and self that wafts up from the streets. Those who listened closely to the soundtrack of the movie A Love Song for Bobby Long will recognize Capps, as his music was used to excellent effect in that rather obscure flick. In fact, Lorraine's Song, the most recognizable tune on that soundtrack, is a Capps composition and gets a suitably impressive and subtle performance here, as does the song whose title inspired the movie. He has a way with a drowsy melody, and after a few spins, these tracks gradually take hold. Certainly anyone who has explored the back streets of New Orleans will recognize the downtrodden characters who populate this album. Capps mythologizes their misery and sadness in songs that are heartfelt and edgy, but he never shortchanges melodies in exchange for gritty, often poetic lyrics. Guitar solos, such as the one in the Crazy Horse-styled Buckshot, are short, tight, and succinct, just like the band that ably supports Capps. His voice sounds like he just woke up and started singing before his first cup of coffee, but that adds to the effect. The album loses a little steam as it winds down, yet this is still a stirring first effort. It conveys the sense, sounds, and dark allure of New Orleans and many of its residents more effectively than a stroll through the French Quarter.

    - Hal Horowitz (All Music)

    1. Get Back Up
    2. If You Knew My Mind
    3. Slidell
    4. I Can't Hear You
    5. A Love Song For Bobby Long
    6. Graveyard
    7. Mercy
    8. Lorraine's Song
    9. Washboard Lisa
    10. Buckshot
    11. How Was I To Know
    12. I See You
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    West Of The West

    Dave Alvin's home state of California has produced countless songwriters of varying musical genres. In an homage to some of those greats, West Of The West showcases Dave Alvin performing some of his favorites. Featuring songs by Merle Haggard, Tom Waits, John Fogerty, Jerry Garcia, Brian Wilson and more, the album also includes his original work "Between The Cracks" co-written with California native Tom Russell and bonus track "Boss" previously unavailable with this release.
    1. California Bloodlines
    2. Redneck Friend
    3. Kern River
    4. Blind Love
    5. Here in California

    6. I Am Bewildered
    7. Sonora's Death Row
    8. Down on the Riverbed
    9. Between the Cracks
    10. Don't Look Now
    11. Tramps and Hawkers
    12. Loser
    13. Surfer Girl
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    Attack & Release

    Until now, guitarist-singer Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney of the Black Keys took an extreme do-it-yourself approach to record making, hunkering down in a basement studio or setting up equipment in one of the abandoned factories of their native Akron, Ohio. Their modus operandi was more seance than session. With a minimal set of tools, they conjured up a big, swaggering blues-rock sound, seemingly drawn from some distant time and place yet too weirdly original to ever be called retro. As Rolling Stone put it in a review of their 2006 Nonesuch debut, Magic Potion, Pure blues rock of this caliber is really timeless.


    For this album, however, the Black Keys decided not to go it alone: Attack and Release is the result of one of the most audacious and eagerly awaited collaborations in alternative rock history. As producer, Auerbach and Carney chose Danger Mouse, the mega-eclectic sonic mastermind behind the Grammy Award-winning Gnarls Barkley's St. Elsewhere and its multi-format hit, Crazy, as well as the music-industry provocateur who created the mother of all mash-ups, The Grey Album. The Black Keys also deigned to work at an established studio, albeit one within driving distance of Akron. Suma Recording, a legendary spot in northeast Ohio renowned for its supply of great vintage gear, provided just the right ambience for the guys. As Carney put it, with genuine affection, Suma smells like a moldy cabin and looks like a haunted house.


    On Attack and Release, Danger Mouse is more creative co-conspirator than traditional figure behind the boards. He doesn't radically alter the duo's sound so much as coax out more of its inherent soulfulness, groove and bittersweet emotion. Two versions of Remember When illustrate how the duo can swing easily from smoldering ballad to thrashing rocker. I'm more pleased with the sound of this record than any one we've ever made, says Carney, and Auerbach concurs: We never let it all go like we did for this one, anything was game. It was just fun to make, and that's why I think it's so successful. The band adds more instrumentation to their mix, including piano, organ and moog synthesizer. Danger Mouse fashions subtle special effects, like the ghostly background choir that surfaces on the moody I Got Mine, which sounds as if it were samples from some old Warner Bros. cartoon. The Black Keys also invited in a few special guests: guitarist Marc Ribot and clarinetist-flautist (and Pat's uncle) Ralph Carney, both veterans of Tom Waits' band and players on countless avant-rock/jazz/noise session. Jessica Lea Mayfield a/k/a Chittlin, an impressive 18 year-old bluegrass/country singer from Kent, Ohio, sings alongside a heart-breakingly plaintive Auerbauch on the slow-dance final cut, Things Ain't Like They Used to Be

    1. All You Ever Wanted
    2. I Got Mine
    3. Strange Times
    4. Psychotic Girl
    5. Lies
    6. Remember When (Side A)
    7. Remember When (Side B)
    8. Same Old Thing
    9. So He Won't Break
    10. Oceans & Streams
    11. Things Ain't Like They Used to Be
    The Black Keys
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    Pressed On Red / Black Swirl Vinyl

    Jerry Douglas, the 14x GRAMMY Award winner who has played on over 2,000 separate recordings (Alison Krauss, Mumford & Sons, James Taylor, etc.), presents a new album with a unique sound and a brand-new outfit of musicians, hand-picked by Douglas himself. On What If, Douglas decisively merges jazz inclinations with the bluegrass, country, blues, swing, rock, and soul he's spent his life absorbing and performing, forging a sound that flies beyond the boundaries of anything he - or anyone else - has done before. From the up-tempo combination of what Douglas calls 'bebop jazz and caveman jazz' on 'Cavebop' to the symphonically sweeping title track, What If delves into areas unexplored by any other musician, much less by Dobro! The album also includes a funky, soulful take on Tom Waits' '2:19' and a blistering bluegrass-meets-jam-band reinvention of the classic 'Hey Joe.'

    1. Cavebop
    2. What If
    3. 2:19
    4. Freemantle
    5. The Last Wild Moor
    6. Battle Stick
    7. Hey Joe
    8. Unfolding
    9. Butcher Boy
    10. Go Ahead and Leave
    Jerry Douglas Band
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    Uncovered

    On this album,Shawn has recorded 12 songs from artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Tom Waits, Stevie Wonder, Robbie Robertson and Graham Nash.
    1. Tougher Than the Rest
    2. American Tune
    3. Baker Street
    4. Hold On
    5. I Used To Be A King
    6. Private Universe
    7. Heaven Is Ten Zillion Light Years Away
    8. Gimme A Little Sign
    9. Acadian Driftwood
    10. Lodi
    11. Not A Drop of Rain
    12. 'Til I Get It Right
    Shawn Colvin
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    An Acoustic Evening At The Vienna Opera House

    Joe Bonamassa: An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House was recorded at the historic Vienna Opera House during a very special two-week long unplugged tour, played to a limited audience over seven exclusive European shows. Varying from his predominantly electric blues shows, this presentation was an all-acoustic concert performance, making it a unique and very special show fans had been waiting years to experience.



    Produced by long-time collaborator Kevin Shirley, Joe is supported on his vintage acoustic instruments by an eclectic assortment of craftsmen from around the globe. They include: Gerry O'Connor, a music historian and traditional Irish fiddler from many generations of Irish music, on Irish fiddle, mandolin, and Irish banjo; Swedish multi-instrumentalist Mats Wester will play the Nyckelharpa, a Swedish keyed-fiddle; Los Angeles keyboard maestro Arlan Schierbaum, whose extensive recording career focuses on organic instruments, plays accordions, celeste, toy pianos, and more; and legendary Puerto Rican percussionist, Lenny Castro, whose works spans genres and reads like a who's who of artists, including the Rolling Stones, Sir Elton John, Eric Clapton, Boz Scaggs, Toto, Stevie Wonder, David Sanborn, Avenged Sevenfold, Little Feat, Tom Petty, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and many more.

    1. Arrival
    2. Palm Trees, Helicopters and Guns
    3. Jelly Roll
    4. Dust Bowl
    5. Around The Bend
    6. Slow Train
    7. Athens To Athens
    8. From The Valley
    9. The Ballad of John Henry
    10. Dislocated Boy
    11. Driving Towards The Daylight


    12. High Water Everywhere
    13. Jockey Full Of Bourbon
    14. Richmond
    15. Stones In My Passway
    16. Ball Peen Hammer
    17. Black Lung Heartache
    18. Mountain Time
    19. Woke Up Dreaming
    20. Sloe Gin
    21. Seagull


    Track listing is subject to change.

    Joe Bonamassa
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    Pint Of Blood

    Includes Free CD of this entire album!


    Jolie Holland's new Anti-album Pint of Blood finds Jolie returning to the simple, pared-down approach that made early albums like Escondida fan favorites. With her band The Grand Chandeliers, Jolie works through ten songs with a loose, live-in-the-studio feel that recalls the vibe of classic '70s album's from Neil Young to the Grateful Dead. Featuring her simplest, most elegant songs in a long while, Pint of Blood is a classic setting for the vocals the Village Voice called sultry and sweet, despairing and lonely.


    An artist who transcends genres and demographics, her audience spans from 20-something fans of Devandra Barnhardt and Sufjan Stevens to NPR listeners embracing a spiritual descendant of classic American music, Jolie Holland will once again surprise and delight her fans with Pint of Blood. Co-produced with Shahzad Ismaily (Lou Reed, Tom Waits).

    1. All Those Girls

    2. Remember
    3. Tender Mirror
    4. Gold and Yellow
    5. June
    6. Wreckage
    7. Little Birds
    8. The Devil's Sake
    9. Honey Girl
    10. Rex's Blues
    Jolie Holland
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    Ghost Tropic

    The sound movement on GHOST TROPIC will seem sudden to some; without warning. To others, it'll seem a very logical step in a very foreign direction. On its fifth proper full-length, Songs: Ohia has stepped outside the box and has delivered its most subtle record of fantastic depth to date. Indeed this is the most cohesive and album-like Songs: Ohia has ever been. The eight songs on the record sprawl out into one another, telling one long sonic tale, allowing very little room for chapter breaks or piss stops. In this regard, Lou Reed's moody classic BERLIN comes to mind as a worthy fore-bearer. But it's the strange ethnic flavor in which GHOST TROPIC is steeped that makes it stand apart from its predecessors, albums which were all received as crossing guards for the Great American lost highway. Surely this album will leave those expecting such fare scratching their heads. Blending the electro-acoustic minimalism of the David Bowie and Brian Eno Trilogy with the percussive worldliness of Tom Waits' SWORDFISHTROMBONES, the group seems to hop the globe from a British Isles folk rock influence to an Ennio Morricone-like Spaghetti Western feel to the faintest echoes of the Chinese Classical ringing like a death murmur in the distance. And the songs, they build in a slow, unconscious manner, pulsing with an intensity, but never betraying their most simple core with too much instrumentation or calculated progression. Yea! GHOST TROPIC is the first album which reveals Songs: Ohia's own Tropicalia Blues in full bloom.
    Lightning Risked It All
    Body Burned Away
    No Limits on the Words
    Ghost Tropic
    Ocean's Nerves
    Not Just a Ghost's Heart
    Ghost Tropic
    Incantation
    Songs: Ohia
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    Who's Feeling Young Now?

    Punch Brothers release their new album, Whos Feeling Young Now?, on vinyl March 20. Completed over three weeks at Blackbird Studios in Nashville, the record was produced by Grammy Award winner Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, Modest Mouse). Whos Feeling Young Now? is the follow-up to 2010s Grammy-nominated Antifogmatic, about which the New York Times said: Punch Brothers have the unplugged lineup of an old-fashioned string band But their music is as radical as new acoustic music can be.


    Ten songs from Whos Feeling Young Now? were written by Punch Brothers, with the bands friend Josh Ritter co-writing lyrics on two tunes (Hundred Dollars and New York City). Additionally, the album contains the bands interpretations of Radioheads Kid A and the Swedish group VĂ„sens Flippen. The vinyl album was pressed on two discs of 140-gram, audiophile-quality vinyl and includes four additional Punch Brotherspenned tunes. Pre-orders include an instant download of the album track Movement and Location and an exclusive set of five custom Punch Brothers paper coasters illustrated by New Yorker cartoonist Matthew Diffee, signed by the band.


    Punch Brothers was formed in 2006 by mandolinist/singer Chris Thile with four other virtuosic musicians: fiddler Gabe Witcher, banjo player Noam Pikelny, bassist Paul Kowert, and guitarist Chris Critter Eldridge. Their first Nonesuch record, Punch, was released in 2008 and combined elements of the bands many musical interests, including indie rock, folk, jazz, bluegrass, and classical music. In 2009 they all moved to New York City and began a regular, standing-room-only, residency at the Living Room, trying out new songs as well as inspired covers; these shows ultimately spawned Antifogmatic.


    Whos Feeling Young Now? is less evasive than Antifogmatic and Punch, said Thile. And I feel like part of that is us becoming more comfortable with who we are as a band, and me becoming more comfortable with who I am as a singer.

    LP1
    1. Movement and Location
    2. This Girl
    3. No Concern of Yours
    4. Who's Feeling Young Now?
    5. Clara
    6. Flippen (The Flip)
    7. Patchwork Girlfriend
    8. Hundred Dollars


    LP2
    1. Soon or Never
    2. New York City
    3. Kid A
    4. Don't Get Married Without Me
    5. Roses Blooming in the Dark
    6. Moonshiner
    7. Knock Me Down
    8. Shh, Just Let Me Do This

    Punch Brothers
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    The Bright Mississippi

    Through his work as producer, composer, arranger and consummate session man, New Orleans native Allen Toussaint has truly earned living-legend status. He has collaborated on landmark recordings for such artists as Ernie K. Doe, Lee Dorsey, Dr. John, the Meters, the Pointer Sisters and Labelle and released acclaimed albums of his own. The 70 year-old pianist, already a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, was the recipient, on the recent Grammy Awards telecast, of the Recording Academy's prestigious Trustee Award, honoring a lifetime in the studio, both behind the scenes and in front of the mic.


    On The Bright Mississippi, his Nonesuch debut, Toussaint continues to break new ground with his first jazz-oriented set, displaying the same effortless swing and relaxed charm he brought to his classic rock and roll sides. He salutes Big Easy stars of a previous generation, the jazz greats who, in the early 20th century, built the genre from the ground up and turned the ears of the world to New Orleans. Backed by an all-star combo that sounds like a group of old friends, Toussaint reinterprets classic jazz and blues tunes popularized or written by such New Orleans greats as Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Jelly Roll Morton and Joe King Oliver, as well as pieces composed by fellow travelers Django Reinhardt, Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk. He accedes the producers chair to trusted friend Joe Henry, who sat behind the board for Toussaint's contributions to Our New Orleans, Nonesuch Records best-selling 2005 benefit release aiding hurricane victims on the Gulf Coast. Henry also produced The River In Reverse, Toussaint's 2006 post-Katrina collaboration with Elvis Costello.


    Henry assembled a decidedly non-traditional band of backing players for The Bright Mississippi, assuring a fresh take on such venerable tunes as West End Blues, St. James Infirmary, and Dear Old Southland. Joining Toussaint for four days of sessions at Manhattans Avatar Studio were guitarist Marc Ribot (Costello, Tom Waits), bassist David Piltch (k.d. lang), clarinetist Don Byron, trumpeter Nicholas Payton and drummer Jay Bellerose (Robert Plant /Alison Krauss, Sam Phillips). Nonesuch label-mates Brad Mehldau (piano) and Joshua Redman (saxophone) stopped by for one tune each.It was wonderful, says Toussaint of these convivial sessions.


    Everything is live, of course. This isn't the kind of assembly line music where somebody put the wheels on here and somebody put the top on there. Everything got done at the same time, so everybody fed on each other, their personality and tonality.

    LP 1
    1. Egyptian Fantasy
    2. A Dear Old Southland
    3. St. James Infirmary
    4. Singin the Blues
    5. Winin Boy Blues
    6. West End Blues


    LP 2
    1. Blue Drag
    2. Just a Closer Walk with Thee
    3. Bright Mississippi
    4. Day Dream
    5. Long, Long Journey
    6. Solitude

    Allen Toussaint
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