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  • Crosley CR6250A-BK Keepsake Deluxe Portable and Adjustable USB Turntable (On Sale) Crosley CR6250A-BK Keepsake Deluxe Portable and Adjustable USB Turntable (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Take the portability and charm of Crosley's suitcase-style turntable, combine it with high-end features and stellar performance, and bam! You've got the Keepsake Deluxe. Powerful but easy-to-use, this awesome turntable offers a built-in pre-amp or the chance to use your own, a sharp Audio Technica moving magnetic cartridge carried by a slick S-shaped tonearm. Adjustable counterweights and pitch control will keep music in line and the needle on point. All of this, neatly stashed in a beautiful vintage-inspired package.




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  • Crosley C200A-BK Direct Drive Turntable (On Sale) Crosley C200A-BK Direct Drive Turntable (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Crosley C200A-BK Direct Drive Turntable (On Sale)


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    With more control than ever over the speed of your discs, this sleek, powerful turntable was built to mix it up. Spin into the next generation of the vinyl revolution with the Crosley C200, mixing Crosley's vintage-inspired, synth style with high tech, hi-end features.


    Warp Drive


    Crosley's first direct drive turntable motor brings records up to speed quickly and smoothly. Rock the built-in preamp, or bring your own into the mix to make the greatest mashup ever.


    On Point


    The C200 is equipped with a sharp Audio-Technica magnetic cartridge, adjusted to perfection. Or, choose your own beat with another cartridge and balance the sweet curves of the s-shaped tonearm with adjustable counterweights.


    Line In, Line Out


    This turntable was designed with mad style, sleek lines and cool technical details that are as functional as they are awesome to look at. The clear plastic case can even play with the lid shut, so that partying won't bump (and grind!) your precious records.


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  • Crosley CR6010A 3-Speed Collegiate Portable USB-Enabled Turntable (On Sale) 2 COLORS AVAILABLE Crosley CR6010A 3-Speed Collegiate Portable USB-Enabled Turntable (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Crosley CR6010A 3-Speed Collegiate Portable USB-Enabled Turntable (On Sale)


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    Go on a musical joyride with the Collegiate vintage inspired turntable. Not just a pretty hotrod, this three-speed turntable can be hotwired to a computer with a USB connection to make analog music digital. The built-in front speaker is designed to look like the grill of a sports car, making this turntable hot under the hood.




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    CR6010A 3-Speed Collegiate Portable USB-Enabled Turntable - 2 Colors Available
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  • Crosley CR6016A Spinnerette Portable USB Turntable (On Sale) 2 COLORS AVAILABLE Crosley CR6016A Spinnerette Portable USB Turntable (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Crosley CR6016A Spinnerette Portable USB Turntable (On Sale)


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    Be ready to spin anywhere you go with the Spinnerette's slick vintage inspired deck. Unfold this lady to play three speeds of records with manual pitch control. When you're through exploring, save the music through a USB cable and integrated program.


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  • Crosley CR6234A-BT Dansette Junior Portable Turntable (On Sale) Crosley CR6234A-BT Dansette Junior Portable Turntable (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Crosley CR6234A-BT Dansette Junior Portable Turntable (On Sale)


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    Back in the day, every household used to kick it with the Dansette record player. Crosley has taken the torch and created the Dansette Jr, a two-speed turntable with built-in full-range speakers and blasting vintage-inspired style. Spin classic vinyl or pop any device into the auxillary input, and get dancing with this mad, mod turntable.


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  • Crosley C10A Hardwood Turntable (On Sale) 2 COLORS AVAILABLE Crosley C10A Hardwood Turntable (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Crosley C10A Hardwood Turntable (On Sale)


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    Warm wood combines with awesome audio machinery in the Crosley C10. Equipped with a low-vibration synchronous motor and shock absorbent feet to give any genre of music a smooth ride. The Project aluminum tonearm is balanced with adjustable counterweights, anti-skate adjustment and armed with a pre-mounted Ortolan OM5e cartridge for sound as beautiful as the C10 looks.


    Crosley is stepping up its game with an amazing cooperation from legendary tonearm manufacturers Pro-Ject. The C10 is a mashup of Crosley's vintage-infused style and high-end features.


    Find Balance


    While the C10 already comes armed with an awesome pre-adjusted Ortofon OM5e cartridge, the tonearm rests on sapphire bearings and also sports counterweights to adjust for your choice of phono cartridge. Best of both worlds.


    Be A Matchmaker


    Pair the C10 with the phono preamp of your choice to completely customize your listening experience.


    Knock On Wood


    The plinth is constructed with audio-grade MDF encased in genuine birch veneer, polished to a satiny finish. So fresh!


    Above The Belt


    The turntable is belt-driven, so it can play at 33RPM and 45RPM with the flip of a switch. The platter itself turns on a stainless steel bearing running in a bronze bushing with a Teflon bottom. The small feet on the bottom of the plinth are shock-resistant to keep vibration as minimal as possible.




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  • Crosley CR6252A Portfolio Portable Bluetooth Turntable (On Sale) 3 COLORS AVAILABLE Crosley CR6252A Portfolio Portable Bluetooth Turntable (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Crosley CR6252A Portfolio Portable Bluetooth Turntable (On Sale)


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    The Portfolio is ready to play. This two-speed turntable offers quality sound thanks to built-in pitch control and the moving magnetic cartridge. Bluetooth capable with a vintage design, the Portfolio is pleasing to the eye and the ear.


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    CR6252A Portfolio Portable Bluetooth Turntable - 3 Colors Available
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  • Crosley CR6018A-NA Player Turntable with Detachable Speakers (On Sale) Crosley CR6018A-NA Player Turntable with Detachable Speakers (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Crosley CR6018A-NA Player Turntable with Detachable Speakers (On Sale)


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    Featuring minimalist style and simplistic lines, the Crosley Player Turntable Shelf System marries mid-century design with modern audio conveniences. Listen to all your favorites no matter the format with the 3-speed turntable, analog AM/FM radio tuner, full-range stereo speakers and an auxiliary input for connecting MP3 players or other external audio devices. Vintage style never looked so good.


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  • Crosley CR6019D Executive Portable USB Turntable (On Sale) 3 COLORS AVAILABLE Crosley CR6019D Executive Portable USB Turntable (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Crosley CR6019D Executive Portable USB Turntable (On Sale)


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    Make a power play with the three-speed Executive's jet-setting portability. An USB connection makes this tech-savvy turntable ready to take music from vinyl to digital file in a flash. Including dynamic full -range speakers with built-in pitch control, and Bluetooth connectivity, the vintage style of the Executive is updated for today.




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    CR6019D Executive Portable USB Turntable - 3 Colors Available
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  • Crosley CR6249A Keepsake Portable USB Turntable (On Sale) 2 COLORS AVAILABLE Crosley CR6249A Keepsake Portable USB Turntable (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Crosley CR6249A Keepsake Portable USB Turntable (On Sale)


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    Wonderful music should be kept forever. Good thing there's the Keepsake! A three-speed turntable in a vintage-inspired suitcase loaded with full-range speakers, it's not just its looks that are charming. Keep your music safe by using the USB port to digitally perserve precious vinyl and enjoy tunes for the next generation of audio lovers.




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  • H.R. Is A Dirty Guitar Player H.R. Is A Dirty Guitar Player Quick View

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    H.R. Is A Dirty Guitar Player

    In the pantheon of under-the-radar American guitar heroes, Howard Roberts looms large. A remarkably versatile musician who was one of Los Angeles' most in-demand session players from the early 1950s through the 1970s, Roberts' career encompassed an incredible array of studio assignments. He recorded with a dizzying assortment of acts, including Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, the Beach Boys, the Monkees, Dean Martin, Sonny and Cher, the Jackson 5, Peggy Lee, Eddie Cochran, Chet Atkins and the Electric Prunes. He also played on countless film and television soundtracks; his guitar work is featured prominently in the iconic theme music of The Twilight Zone, The Munsters and I Dream of Jeannie.


    Roberts was also an accomplished musical educator, co-founding Hollywood's Guitar Institute of Technology, writing a regular instructional column on jazz improvisation for Guitar Player magazine, and penning several highly-regarded guitar instruction books. As a guitar teacher, one of his students was a teenaged Phil Spector, for whom Roberts would later work as a session man.


    Impressive as his session resume is, for many guitar aficionados, the real highlights of Howard Roberts' body of work are the instrumental albums he released under his own name throughout his career. One of his best-loved solo releases is the memorably titled H.R. Is A Dirty Guitar Player, originally released by Capitol Records in 1963. Recorded at the legendary Studio A in the Capitol Tower, with a band that includes fellow studio legends Chuck Berghofer and Earl Palmer on bass and drums, H.R. Is A Dirty Guitar Player is a potent showcase for Roberts' fluid, swinging guitar work. The material offers ample opportunity for the artist to demonstrate his versatility, encompassing pop standards 9Lerner, Loewe If Ever I Would Leave You), bossa nova (Antonio Carlos Jobim's One Note Samba) and jazz (tunes by Herbie Hancock, Count Basie and Duke Ellington), along with such Roberts originals as Smolderin', Turista, Deep Fry and Dirty Old Bossa Nova.


    Long unavailable in its original form, this vintage instrumental gem has been restored to its original vinyl glory by Sundazed Music. The album has been sourced from the original stereo masters and pressed on 180 gram vinyl, with complete original cover art.
    1.Watermelon Man
    2. Smolderin'
    3. Liâl Darlin'
    4. Turista
    5. If Ever I Would Leave You
    6. One O'Clock Jump
    7. Deep Fry
    8. Rough Ridin'
    9. Satin Doll
    10. Smokin'
    11. One Note Samba
    12. Dirty Old Bossa Nova
    Howard Roberts
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  • My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts Quick View

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    My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts

    Now approaching its 25th anniversary, Brian Eno and David Byrnes My Life in the Bush of Ghosts appears downright visionary. With its found vocals, cut-and paste arrangements, funked-up rhythms and embrace of influences from all around the globe, the duos controversial work anticipated the creative cross-pollination and technological innovation of contemporary electronic dance music, world music, hip hop and alternative rock. You can hear echoes of My Life in the Bush of Ghosts in the anthems Moby built around vintage vocal samples, in the outrageously exotic beats of Missy Elliot and Timbaland, in the Middle Eastern-accented chill-out tracks of Thievery Corporation or Bjorks otherworldly soundscapes.


    Back in the day, however, critics were divided and audiences were, well, confused. Eno and Byrne themselves didnt know quite what they were looking for at first. They shard an enthusiasm for African music, especially the hypnotic grooves of Nigerian Feka Kuti, and a desire to free themselves from the constraints of conventional songwriting. They embarked on a nomadic journey through studios in New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The players who accompanied them on these sessions included drummers Chris Frantz (Talking Heads) and Prairie Prince (The Tubes), bassist Bill Laswell (Material) and Tim Wright (DNA), avant-garde percussionist Dave Van Teighem and conga player Steve Scales, part of the Remain In Light live band. The result of their labors was an album that married West African and American R&B rhythms with the impassioned voices of talk-show hosts and evangelists taped off the radio or the evocative sound of prayerful singers culled from Middle Eastern field recordings. Byrne recalls their entire adventure in fascinating liner notes that detail the recording process and address the resulting critical furor. My Life in the Bush of Ghosts was cut between Talking Heads Fear of Music (1979) and Remain In Light (1980), but sample clearance issues, an almost unheard-of-problem in the analog era, kept it on hold until 1981.

    1. America is Waiting
    2. Mea Culpa
    3. Regiment
    4. Help Me Somebody
    5. The Jezebel Spirit
    6. Very, Very Hungry
    7. Moonlight in Glory
    8. The Carrier
    9. A Secret Life
    10. Come With Us
    11. Mountain of Needles
    David Byrne and Brian Eno
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  • Millport Millport Quick View

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    Millport

    This album represents three distinct historical trends that came together in the span of only 10 days during recording at Studios 606 and Big Bad Sound in April of 2016. The most obvious one is the musicians themselves. The rhythm section is composed of players from Social Distortion. 36 years ago, Bad Religion and Social Distortion shared a stage in Santa Ana, California. Well, it wasn't really a stage, it was an abandoned warehouse made into a punk concert/party place. That was my first concert, as the singer/songwriter in Bad Religion. Our styles over the years diverged, but one consistent element remained - our love of American Folk Rock and Old-Time music continued to grow.


    The second root apparent on this album is that of the sound and musicianship itself. No mere hacks, these musicians are masters. Vintage wood, having been crafted into musical instruments, produces the sound of history when played by virtuosos such as those collected here. An old guitar, a vintage fiddle, drums and bass, clawhammer banjo, and a combo of electric guitar and tubed amplifier, create a sound that can only be described as classic. When you add the beautiful harmonies of these most excellent background singers, there is no doubt that this music comes from a deep-rooted expression of American experience.


    The final historical root is a personal one. The people who introduced me to Old-Time music are now old-timers themselves. My family roots go back to Indiana and Wisconsin. The Indiana folks sang a-Capella in the old country chapel at my Grandma's funeral. Her children taught me to sing and the songs they chose came from the 30s, 40s, 50s, and of course the folk revival tunes of the 1960s. This was the sound I brought forth to my own band starting in the 1980s. It's the only kind of lyrical style I know. And hopefully, this album will add another strong branch to my music. Thank you all for continuing to water the tree.


    -Greg Graffin 2016

    1. Backroads of My Mind
    2. Too Many Virtues
    3. Lincoln's Funeral Train
    4. Millport
    5. Time of Need
    6. Making Time
    7. Shotgun
    8. Echo on the Hill
    9. Sawmill
    10. Waxwings
    Greg Graffin
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  • Monolith Of Phobos Monolith Of Phobos Quick View

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    Monolith Of Phobos

    Two worlds have collided, and what glorious and odd worlds they are. After Primus and The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger completed a successful summer tour, Les Claypool and Sean Lennon decided to combine their abstract talents into a project called The Claypool Lennon Delirium. Their efforts thus far have spawned the full-length release Monolith of Phobos.


    Released via ATO records, the album takes listeners on a stimulating psychedelic journey through the cosmos.


    "Sean is a musical mutant after my own heart," said Claypool. "He definitely reflects his genetics-not just the sensibilities of his dad but also the abstract perspective and unique approach of his mother. It makes for a glorious freak stew."


    Over the course of six weeks or so, the two wrote and recorded a total of ten songs with both of them sharing various vocal and instrumental responsibilities, going beyond their core instruments of bass and guitar.


    Claypool explained, "Usually I play the drums and percussion on my records but Sean has such a different feel than I do, it just made more sense for him to man the kit on most of the tunes on this project. I took the helm at my old vintage API console and let him bang away. His drumming is like a cross between Ringo and Nick Mason. But I think folks will be most surprised by what a monster guitar player he is, especially when you prod him a bit."


    In astronomical terms, the Monolith of Phobos is a large rock on Mars's Phobos moon. As the phrase implies, this album is an old-school approach to a psychedelic space rock record.

    1. The Monolith Of Phobos
    2. Cricket and the Genie - Movement I, The Delirium
    3. Cricket and the Genie - Movement II, Oratorio Di Cricket
    4. Mr. Wright
    5. Boomerang Baby
    6. Breath of a Salesman
    7. Captain Lariat
    8. Ohmerica
    9. Oxycontin Girl
    10. Bubbles Burst
    11. There's No Underwear In Space
    The Claypool Lennon Delirium
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  • Put Your Needle Down Put Your Needle Down Quick View

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    Put Your Needle Down

    The Secret Sisters' incredible story is as simple and true as the effortless harmonies that got them here. Begin anywhere -- the thick and fertile brambles
    of their own family history or light upon the branches of the wondrous, fractal menagerie that makes up their self-titled debut album. The pair of Alabama
    sisters direct from Muscle Shoals (barely twenty-somethings themselves) caught the attention of T Bone Burnett, who signed on as Executive Producer of
    their debut album after spending time with Laura and Lydia and hearing them sing live, and is releasing the album on his new label created especially for
    this release -- Beladroit. As Burnett explains, I have been making music for over forty years and The Secret Sisters album is as close to pure as it gets.


    Their self-titled debut album consists of ballads, originals, and cover songs such as Why Don't Ya Love Me?, Why Baby Why, and the Frank Sinatra
    song Somethin' Stupid. The album also includes two originals written by Laura Rogers: Tennessee Me and Waste the Day. The album was recorded
    in two weeks at Blackbird studios. Their eleven-song debut was produced by Dave Cobb, who has worked with artists such as Waylon Jennings and
    Jamey Johnson, and also executive produced by T-Bone Burnett. The Secret Sisters brough in studio musicians such as steel guitar player Robbie
    Turner and pianist Pig Robbins. Also included on the album is a cover of the 60s rock song by then teenage singer Nancy Baron I've got a Feeling,
    written by Wally Zober and C. Laverne. The album was also recorded with classic analog equipment. The production team and the Sisters utilized vintage
    microphones and classic recording techniques, down to the same type of tape they would have used fifty years ago.

    1. Rattle My Bones
    2. Iuka
    3. Dirty Lie
    4. The Pocket Knife
    5. Let There Be Lonely
    6. Black And Blue
    7. Lonely Island
    8. I Cannot Find A Way
    9. If I Don't
    10. Good Luck, Good Night, Goodbye
    11. Bad Habit
    12. River Jordan
    The Secret Sisters
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  • King Strings King Strings Quick View

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    King Strings

    John Lee Hooker, Albert King, Johnny "Guitar" Watson And More On 180 Gram Vinyl Pressed At R.T.I.


    Selected from the crown jewels of the rich King-Federal-DeLuxe discography, King Strings features rocking, socking guitar instrumentals from the Cincinnati-based family of labels cut between 1949 and 1962, programmed for power! Fashioned as a vintage King LP from the era and containing a killer line-up of the biggest talents the stable of labels offered, this is the historic various artists collection that should have been issued circa 1962. King was central to the underlying creative flow in R&B during the era, and the recordings here show the depth of style and synergy that the label routinely captured on vinyl. From the proto-funk groove of Hooker's "Stomp Boogie" (under the pseudonym Texas Slim) to two cuts of Baker magic captured in Paris over a decade later, and including key cuts from Freddy King, Albert King, Johnny "Guitar" Watson and many others in between, you'll individually hear a variety of instruments, tones and techniques, but together the clear, common artistry of the players' sovereign ability, sequenced like a long, climactic solo-this is the sound of some of the most heralded talent of the guitar generation! Includes a rich, detailed insert with rare photos and extensive liner notes by Colin Escott. Join six-string soul royalty for a showcase from the company that called itself The King of Them All!

    1. Let's Rock - Johnny Otis with Johnny "Guitar" Watson
    2. San-Ho-Zay - Freddy King
    3. Louisiana Hop - Pete "Guitar" Lewis
    4. Steam Roller - Mickey Baker
    5. Dyna-Flow - Albert King
    6. Honky Tonk (Part 1) - Bill Doggett
    7. Stomp Boogie - Texas Slim (John Lee Hooker)
    8. After Hours - Jimmy Nolen
    9. This Morning - Albert King
    10. Do What You Do - Mickey Baker
    11. Floyd's Guitar Blues - Bill Doggett
    12. Strollin' with Nolen - Jimmy Nolen
    13. Space Guitar - Young John Watson
    14. Hide Away - Freddy King
    15. Gainesville - Roy Gaines
    16. The Big Push - Cal Green & His Orchestra
    Various Artists
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  • Uptown Special Uptown Special Quick View

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    Uptown Special

    Uptown Special, the fourth album by producer-songwriter-musician Mark Ronson, is a tale of several cities, a wide range of collaborators, and a road trip deep into the American South. However the story of Ronson's latest project really starts back when he was New York's hottest DJ.


    In the late 1990s into the early 2000s the New York club scene was percolating with booming hip-hop and glitzy R&B. In those days before he emerged as a multi-talented musical force Ronson manned the turntables of many great parties. "It was a fun time to be playing music," he says. "At clubs like Cheetah you didn't have to play a hip hop record until 1a.m. You could play early '80s classics by Chaka Khan, Boz Scaggs and Michael Jackson and rock the crowd. I'd play Steely Dan's 'Black Cow' at 11:30 and it world work. Then, at 1am you'd play 'Hypnotize' by Biggie and the crowd would go wild. I come back to those memories."


    This mix of vintage R&B and pop with contemporary hip-hop is what made Ronson a star DJ. "I never get tired of hearing records like Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Can't Hide Love' next to 'Rock the Boat' by Aaliyah," says Ronson. "I wanted this record to feel like hearing that kind of musical mix on great New York club night."


    Uptown Special has all of the flavor of a night with Mark rocking the ones and twos with funk, soul, and psychedelic pop in a style that echoes classic productions by Quincy Jones and Steely Dan, and funneled through its creators sophisticated understanding of arrangement and melody. Of his three previous albums Mark feels like Uptown Special is closest in spirit to his 2003 debut, Here Comes the Fuzz, which came directly out his DJ experience. "The difference," Mark says "is I was reaching for things musically I wasn't quite ready to execute. With all the experience I've gained over the years I had the maturity and knowledge to really pull this together."


    The first single, "Uptown Funk," features GRAMMY® award-winning superstar Bruno Mars on vocals and drums, who sings with passion and plays drums with fire that will bring funk back on the radio. Joining Mars on the track is Mark on guitar, Mars' bassist Jamareo Artis and Jeff Brasker on keys. Mark produced Mars' massive hit single, "Locked Out of Heaven," where they developed a close musical kinship. "As a live performer no one out here now puts on a show like Bruno," says Mark. "This record has that same intensity. When you hear him sing you are always aware of how much he puts into a performance." Mark was so taken with the single's power that it inspired the album's title.


    Though Ronson is now based out of London, most of Uptown Special was recorded in the United States with stops in Los Angeles, Memphis and Mississippi. Most of the music was recorded with live musicians with Mark anchoring the sessions on guitar, while surrounded by a complimentary mix of gifted young players and R&B vets. Several musicians, who worked with Mark on his historic production of Amy Winehouse's multi-platinum Back To Black and his own breakthrough album, 2007's Version, rejoined him for this album, including drummer Homer Steinweiss, bassist Nick Movshan and guitarist Tommy Brenneck. Also making guest appearances on 'Uptown Special' are bassist Willie Weeks (who played on Stevie Wonder's classic Innervisions) guitarist Carlos Alomar (who created the familiar guitar riff on David Bowie's "Fame") and drummer Steve Jordan (member of the John Mayer Trio).


    Mark Ronson's Uptown Special is a unique blend. It's an album with a serious literary pedigree matched to down home greasy funk. It features a progressive pop vocalist from Australia and one reared in Mississippi, the spiritual root of American music. Hot young contemporary players dominate while some tracks are spiced with legendary musicians. It's a mix that reflects the musical taste and life experience of its creator.

    1. Uptown's First Finale
    2. Summer Breaking
    3. Feel Right
    4. Uptown Funk
    5. I Can't Lose
    6. Daffodils
    7. Crack In The Pearl
    8. In Case Of Fire
    9. Leaving Los Feliz
    10. Heavy And Rolling
    11. Crack In The Pearl pt. II
    Mark Ronson
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  • Brown Reason To Live Brown Reason To Live Quick View

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    Brown Reason To Live


    Colored Vinyl


    This is where it all began for these acid casualty reality trippers. Brown Reason To Live is their very first release; it came out in 1983. Here it is on vintage thick wax. 12 vinyl, 7-song ep- their first classic slab o' wax, and still as crazed and lysergic as ever! P.S.- And the answer to the timeless question, what speed is this meant to be played on? It's meant to be played at 69 rpm, of course! (But if your turntable doesn't have a 69 setting, try it on 45 instead.) 'I am the ultimate god!' followed by the sounds of a man nearly breaking down in tears- it's one of the most emotional and honest moments in rock history. Oddly enough it's at the end of a song called 'The Shah Sleeps in Lee Harvey's Grave' off of the superb Butthole Surfers debut EP 'Brown Reason To Live.' It's that accidental shift from extreme bravado to mournful regret that most bands only dream of pulling off, and it's all courtesy of some of America's most drug-addled pranksters. The following 6 tracks put experimental punk on the map. No one was quite sure what to make of it. Was it psychedelia, was it punk rock, or was it just crap? But everyone was certain that it was nothing like anything else. Insane, but not cheesy, lyrics that sounded passionate while the music sometimes grooved, rocked, irritated, or just became noise... this sounds brilliant. Drums that pound and words have the clarity required to catch such oddball lines as 'I got a stiff upper lip because I'm half dead' and 'they shot the pope's ass... and I feel good! Kids, everyone, this is required listening. This is their peak... - Punk Planet Gibby Haines' [sic] insane crew started life on AT with this appropriately scatologically-themed mini-album [Brown Reason To Live]. Song titles include The Revenge of Anus Presley- enough said.

    Side 1
    1. The Shah Sleeps In Lee Harvey's Grave
    2. Hey
    3. Something


    Side 2
    1. Bar-B-Q Pope
    2. Wichita Cathedral
    3. Suicide
    4. The Revenge Of Anus Presley

    Butthole Surfers
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    The Magician's Birthday

    Reissue of their 5th studio album, originally released in 1972. Album reached #31 on the US Album Charts and is RIAA-Certified GOLD. Includes the singles "Blind Eye" and "Sweet Lorraine.



    Loosely based on a story by Ken Hensley, The Magician's Birthday continues Uriah Heep's adventurous immersion into fantasy worlds at a time when similarly sci-fi pop-culture releases such as Star Wars and Dungeons and Dragons were still years away. Influential in concept, appearance, and sound, the 1972 record remains a thematic bookend to Demons and Wizards, released the same year and, akin to this set, recognized as the group's high-water mark.


    Both records resonate with a newfound vitality in a 21st century engrossed in a resurgence in comic-book superheroes and gothic tales. Pursuing a more streamlined, cleaner sound that scales back harder arrangements and accentuates prog-rock and blues elements, the British band accentuates texture and hooks throughout. Uriah Heep attains a dynamic balance between brief, punchy fare (Spider Woman) and spooky, cosmic piano balladry (Echoes in the Dark), with guitarist Mick Box supplying versatile leads and underlying narratives with exceptional tonal shadings.


    Space-rock synthesizers and subtle xylophones help in further setting the moods. The Magician's Birthday skirts the parody that befell many albums that copied its formula by way of fine-tuned songwriting, David Byron's passionate singing, and cohesive playing. Groups ranging from Iron Maiden to Emerson Lake and Palmer drew from its example. Boasting arguably the strongest production of Uriah Heep's career, the record exudes early 70s warmth and organic sonics.


    As soon as your turntable's needle hits the grooves, an era renowned for wood-encased receivers, tube amplifiers, and vintage instruments will emerge in front of your eyes. Whether it's the whirring organ and eerie frequency effects on the crunchy FM radio favorite Sweet Lorraine or the ringing bells on the epic multi-part title track, The Magician's Birthday pulls you into its spell with ethereal power and supernatural charm.

    1. Sunrise
    2. Spider Woman
    3. Blind Eye
    4. Echoes In The Dark
    5. Rain
    6. Sweet Lorraine
    7. Tales
    8. The Magician's Birthday
    Uriah Heep
    $22.99
    Vinyl LP Reissue - Sealed Buy Now
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    Get Thy Bearings

    Robert Walter performs all his own stunts. For 20 years, the San Diego native has been pulling drawbars and pushing the limits of the Hammond B3 organ. As a founding member of the Greyboy Allstars, he helped usher in the funk-jazz renaissance of the early '90s and has continued to keep one hand comping chords in the instrument's funky past, while the other explores ever-new melodic terrain. On June 25, his long-standing project, Robert Walter's 20th Congress, returns with, Get Thy Bearings, via The Royal Potato Family. It was a recent move from New Orleans to Los Angeles that jump-started the 20th Congress who hadn't recorded a studio album in ten years. The nine-track effort presents Walter's organ, piano, Rhodes and synthesizer driving an all-star line-up rounded out by guitarist/bassist Elgin Park, drummer Aaron Redfield, sax players Karl Denson and Cochemea Gastelum, and percussionist Chuck Prada.


    Get Thy Bearings is drenched in the vintage old school soul, funk and jazz vibe of Walter's heroes like Big John Patton, but it also reflects his recent work scoring films. There's a conceptual depth to the songwriting that draws on elements of narrative and character development, lending a cinematic color to the proceedings. The tracks range from the Sly Stone-style soul vamp of Little Business to the heavy gospel of Crux. Dog Party might as well be the theme song to a cartoon of the same name, while Don't Chin the Dog shifts from delicate shuffle to horn-drenched boogaloo. Things get eerie on Up From the Skies, a Jimi Hendrix cover rendered nearly unrecognizable in washes of electric Miles. Similarly, the album's title track is a shrewd reworking of the 1968 Donovan tune Walter first discovered on compilation of sample-friendly breakbeats, full of fuzz guitar and a mercurial organ solo.

    1. Hunk
    2. Little Business
    3. Get Thy Bearings
    4. Foxhunting
    5. Dog Party
    6. Inversion Layer
    7. Crux
    8. Don't Chin The Dog
    9. Up From The Skies
    Robert Walter's 20Th Congress
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    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    Win Hands Down

    Armored Saint are a colossus, and Win Hands Down will long be remembered as one of the seven wonders of modern metal. The album - the band's seventh studio offering in a career spanning more than three decades - is all things Armored, a vintage crush of classic power propelled by a cathartic blast of life in the year 2015. This is Armored Saint, and this is nothing short of magnificent.


    The fist-pumping adrenaline rush starts with the title track and escalates from there, Win Hands Down delivering an album-opening rally cry that re-introduces the players after their five year sojourn since the release of La Raza in 2010. As always, they are the same Saints we've grown to know and love - frontman John Bush and bassist Joey Vera, guitarist Phil Sandoval and his brother, drummer Gonzo Sandoval, and guitarist Jeff Duncan - five masters of metal that combine to forge one of the genre's most criminally-unsung forces.


    When we started work on this record, I said, 'Let's pretend we are a really big band and can do whatever we want', says Bush of the spark that ignited Win Hands Down. Technology allows us that luxury, and we can take that luxury when it comes to writing. In the end, we know who we are, so we don't have those boundaries that other bands might have - you push yourself, dig deep and write stuff that makes you feel happy and fulfills you. That's really important, and I think it came through. This means a lot more to us than just, 'We made a rock/metal album...'

    LP 1
    1. Win Hands Down
    2. Mess
    3. An Exercise in Debauchery
    4. Muscle Memory
    5. That Was Then, Way Back When


    LP 2
    1. With a Full Head of Steam
    2. In an Instant
    3. Dive
    4. Up Yours

    Armored Saint
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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
    $18.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    The Magician's Birthday


    Influential 1972 Record Delves into Moody Fantasy Worlds, Thematically Bookends British Band's Demons and Wizards


    Organic Production and Tonal Shadings Exude Revered Early 70s Hi-Fi Sound: Reissue Faithfully Replicates Original Gatefold Sleeve and Pressed on Colored Vinyl


    Loosely based on a story by Ken Hensley, The Magician's Birthday continues Uriah Heep's adventurous immersion into fantasy worlds at a time when similarly sci-fi pop-culture releases such as Star Wars and Dungeons and Dragons were still years away. Influential in concept, appearance, and sound, the 1972 record remains a thematic bookend to Demons and Wizards, released the same year and, akin to this set, recognized as the group's high-water mark. Both records resonate with a newfound vitality in a 21st century engrossed in a resurgence in comic-book superheroes and gothic tales.


    Pursuing a more streamlined, cleaner sound that scales back harder arrangements and accentuates prog-rock and blues elements, the British band accentuates texture and hooks throughout. Uriah Heep attains a dynamic balance between brief, punchy fare (Spider Woman) and spooky, cosmic piano balladry (Echoes in the Dark), with guitarist Mick Box supplying versatile leads and underlying narratives with exceptional tonal shadings. Space-rock synthesizers and subtle xylophones help in further setting the moods. The Magician's Birthday skirts the parody that befell many albums that copied its formula by way of fine-tuned songwriting, David Byron's passionate singing, and cohesive playing. Groups ranging from Iron Maiden to Emerson Lake and Palmer drew from its example.


    Boasting arguably the strongest production of Uriah Heep's career, the record exudes early 70s warmth and organic sonics. As soon as your turntable's needle hits the grooves, an era renowned for wood-encased receivers, tube amplifiers, and vintage instruments will emerge in front of your eyes. Whether it's the whirring organ and eerie frequency effects on the crunchy FM radio favorite Sweet Lorraine or the ringing bells on the epic multi-part title track, The Magician's Birthday pulls you into its spell with ethereal power and supernatural charm.


    Complete with a faithful replication of the original gatefold sleeve, and replete with dead-quiet surfaces, this Wax Cathedral reissue is pressed at RTI, America's best record plant. Better still, it's on colored vinyl, to boot!

    1. Sunrise
    2. Spider Woman
    3. Blind Eye
    4. Echoes in the Dark
    5. Rain
    6. Sweet Lorraine
    7. Tales
    8. The Magician's Birthday
    Uriah Heep
    $24.99
    Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    New York Before The War

    Jesse Malin returns in the New Year with a brand new album: New York Before The War, preceded by a single, Addicted.


    Arriving almost five years on from his last record (2010's Love It to Life), Jesse's artistic ambitions for New York Before the War, were high: he knew he had to make it count. "I wanted to make a record that encompassed everything I've done, since I started with my hardcore band, Heart Attack, when I was twelve or or thirteen through bands like D Generation and then my solo career, but I also wanted to challenge the listeners who have been with me - and challenge myself."


    Pared down from close to forty songs, New York Before the War album more than matches that ambition: A soundtrack to a life lived with meaning. "This is an era when music is so disposable," Malin worries. "People talk about the death of the album and even the death of rock & roll. But this is not just a shuffle of songs. There is a cinematic thread, a story."


    Sessions for the album began in Virginia, Nashville before moving on to New York, finishing up at the Magic Shop in Soho. Players include such downtown New York all-stars as guitarist Derek Cruz, bassist Catherine Popper and drummer Randy Schrager. Don Dilego produced early sessions for the album in Virginia, and Malin and Cruz co-produced in New York. Brian Thorn, who worked on David Bowie's The Next Day, engineered and mixed the album.


    Opening with The Dreamers, a haunting ballad that evokes both the alienation and the sense of deep connection that travel can bring (and very nearly became the album's title track), the album moves on through darker meditations like She's So Dangerous and Bar Life. Elsewhere, taut, upbeat rockers like Freeway (which features a blistering solo by the MC5's Wayne Kramer) and Turn Up the Mains (with Alejandro Escovedo on backing vocals) dictate the pace and Peter Buck contributes a vintage R.E.M.-style guitar part to I Would Do It For You, a tale of personal loyalty filled with longing and an aching sense of conviction.

    1. The Dreamers

    2. Addicted
    3. Turn Up The Mains
    4. Oh Sheena
    5. She's So Dangerous
    6. The Year That I Was Born
    7. Boots of Immigration
    8. Freeway
    9. Bent Up
    10. She Don't Love Me Now
    11. Death Star
    12. I Would Do It For You
    13. Bar Life
    Jesse Malin
    $16.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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