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  • WHAT'S THAT SOUND? Complete Albums Collection (Box Set) (Pre-Order) WHAT'S THAT SOUND? Complete Albums Collection (Box Set) (Pre-Order) Quick View

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    WHAT'S THAT SOUND? Complete Albums Collection (Box Set) (Pre-Order)

    Release Date: June 29, 2018*


    Newly Remastered From The Original Analog Tapes, All Under The Auspices Of Neil Young


    This premium boxed set includes all three albums released by the band in their three years together between 1966-1968. The music is newly remastered from the original analog tapes, all under the auspices of Neil Young.


    WHAT'S THAT SOUND? includes:


    • Buffalo Springfield (Mono)
    • Buffalo Springfield (Stereo)
    • Buffalo Springfield Again (Mono)
    • Buffalo Springfield Again (Stereo)
    • Last Time Around (Stereo)


    *Please note that release dates are subject to change.

    LP 1: Buffalo Springfield (Mono)
    1. Go And Say Goodbye (Remastered) [Mono]
    2. Sit Down I Think I Love You (Remastered) [Mono]
    3. Leave (Remastered) [Mono]
    4. Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing (Remastered) [Mono]
    5. Hot Dusty Roads (Remastered) [Mono]
    6. Everybody's Wrong (Remastered) [Mono]
    7. Flying On The Ground Is Wrong (Remastered) [Mono]
    8. Burned (Remastered) [Mono]
    9. Do I Have To Come Right Out And Say It (Remastered) [Mono]
    10. Baby Don't Scold Me (Remastered) [Mono]
    11. Out Of My Mind (Remastered) [Mono]
    12. Pay The Price (Remastered) [Mono]
    13. For What It's Worth (Remastered) [Mono]


    LP 2: Buffalo Springfield (Stereo)
    1. For What It's Worth (Remastered)
    2. Go And Say Goodbye (Remastered)
    3. Sit Down I Think I Love You (Remastered)
    4. Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing (Remastered)
    5. Hot Dusty Roads (Remastered)
    6. Everybody's Wrong (Remastered)
    7. Flying On The Ground Is Wrong (Remastered)
    8. Burned (Remastered)
    9. Do I Have To Come Right Out And Say It (Remastered)
    10. Leave (Remastered)
    11. Out Of My Mind (Remastered)
    12. Pay The Price (Remastered)


    LP 3: Buffalo Springfield Again (Mono)
    1. Mr. Soul (Remastered) [Mono]
    2. A Child's Claim To Fame (Remastered) [Mono]
    3. Everydays (Remastered) [Mono]
    4. Expecting To Fly (Remastered) [Mono]
    5. Bluebird (Remastered) [Mono]
    6. Hung Upside Down (Remastered) [Mono]
    7. Sad Memory (Remastered) [Mono]
    8. Good Time Boy (Remastered) [Mono]
    9. Rock & Roll Woman (Remastered) [Mono]
    10. Broken Arrow (Remastered) [Mono]


    LP 4: Buffalo Springfield Again (Stereo)
    1. Mr. Soul (Remastered)
    2. A Child's Claim To Fame (Remastered)
    3. Everydays (Remastered)
    4. Expecting To Fly (Remastered)
    5. Bluebird (Remastered)
    6. Hung Upside Down (Remastered)
    7. Sad Memory (Remastered)
    8. Good Time Boy (Remastered)
    9. Rock & Roll Woman (Remastered)
    10. Broken Arrow (Remastered)


    LP 5: Last Time Around (Stereo)
    1. On The Way Home (Remastered)
    2. It's So Hard To Wait (Remastered)
    3. Pretty Girl Why (Remastered)
    4. Four Days Gone (Remastered)
    5. Carefree Country Day (Remastered)
    6. Special Care (Remastered)
    7. The Hour Of Not Quite Rain (Remastered)
    8. Questions (Remastered)
    9. I Am A Child (Remastered)
    10. Merry-Go-Round (Remastered)
    11. Uno Mundo (Remastered)
    12. Kind Woman (Remastered)

    Buffalo Springfield
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  • What's That Sound? What's That Sound? Quick View

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    What's That Sound?

    What's That Sound?' is Haley Reinhart's homage to her favorite music from the late 60's. Filled with fun and memorable covers along with 3 original songs, this albums features new versions of hits songs such as 'For What It's Worth', 'Baby It's You', 'The Letter' and many more.
    1. Let's Start
    2. Baby It's You
    3. For What It's Worth
    4. The Letter
    5. Can't Find My Way Home
    6. White Rabbit
    7. Somewhere In Between
    8. Oh! Darling (ft. Scott Bradlee)
    9. Sunny Afternoon (ft. Scott Bradlee)
    10. You Showed Me
    11. Words of Love (ft. Scott Bradlee)
    12. Bring the Love Back Home (ft. Casey Abrams)
    13. Time of the Season (ft. Casey Abrams)
    14. These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
    Haley Reinhart
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  • What's New What's New Quick View

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    What's New


    Mastered By Ryan Smith At Sterling Sound


    Plated And Pressed At Quality Record Pressings


    Tip-On Gatefold Jacket By Stoughton Printing


    Linda Ronstadt was the leading female vocalist in rock 'n' roll when, sensing that it was time to change direction, she starred in the Broadway production of Gilbert & Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance, as well as the accompanying movie.


    Pirates of Penzance led the singer to a collaboration with bandleader/arranger Nelson Riddle, who arranged and conducted this 1983 collection of pop standards What's New. It was the first in a trilogy of 1980s albums Ronstadt recorded with Riddle. What's New was a considerable hit, reaching No. 3 on the charts, where it stayed for five consecutive weeks, and selling to date more than three million copies. Ronstadt's next two albums with Riddle followed - Lush Life in 1984) and For Sentimental Reasons in 1986 - also albums of pre-rock standards.


    Let's just say that the vocals on this Analogue Productions reissue, mastered from the original analog tape by Doug Sax and Robert Hadley, have never sounded richer, with a broader soundstage, and more clarity and detail in the orchestral accompaniment. Such a sweet record, made even better with a Stoughton Printing tip-on jacket showcasing the vibrant original cover designed by John Kosh. You'll settle in for some impeccably-voiced standards from pop's golden age and be transfixed by Ronstadt's interpretive skills.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. What's New
    2. I've Got A Crush On You
    3. Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
    4. Crazy He Calls Me
    5. Someone To Watch Over Me
    6. I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
    7. What'll I Do
    8. Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be?)
    9. Goodbye
    Linda Ronstadt
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    200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    What's Real

    Dear Listener / Internet Surfer / Intrigued Music Consumer-


    Thank for you for taking the time to read about our new record, What's Real. We have been working on this album for the better part of two years. Or maybe I have been working on this album since I was 14. That was when I first heard the bands that made me want to pick up the guitar and learn to play. When I became consumed over the angst, the freedom, the recklessness of rock and roll, the escape it created and allowed, and the feeling of unity with anyone who was discovering and finding the same.


    I started writing this album as soon as we got home from touring behind our debut record Out In The Light. All of a sudden, I was sitting still for the first time in years, and I dove into my early musical influences to find that what I once thought were alternative anthems of recklessness, of angst, of societal alienation, were also perfectly constructed songs. It wasn't pop. But it became popular for a reason. And as a songwriter I began to see that music in a new light.


    I approached this album from that place. From a place of seeing that songs can sound big, feel big, and still be incredibly personal. Still be brutally honest. Still leave everything on the table. And while current alternative radio is pumping out songs about the "best day of my life" and "wanting to be like the cool kids", I wanted to write songs about heartbreak, about finding clarity, about feeling stuck in your hometown. And I wrote it with the hope that people connect with it in a visceral way. In an emotional way. The way I am connecting to it. A connection I feel is not as expected these days.


    This record was recorded over a 15 month period while I was living in San Francisco and taking road trips down to record with friend and Grouplove producer/drummer Ryan Rabin. The first song we recorded together was "Got To My Head". He got where I was coming from and became my collaborator throughout the majority of the process. We pushed this record to the extremes, trying to fit as many hooks at times, capturing throat wrenching vocal takes at others. I was writing while recording. A lot of the writing takes on past tragic relationships I have since moved on from. "I Feel Everything" is a song about the addiction of abusive and extreme relationships, "Over It" is a song about finally getting out of it, and "What's Real" is about the constant struggle to weed out the impersonal and temporary relationships and yearning for something more. The songs came from desperate times. They came from a place where I would rather be in any situation than the one I was in. Some of them were written while in it, some of them are reflection.


    I recorded a handful of the songs with another producer Carlos De La Garza. Among those are "Rebel Yell", a song about longing for the drive to care about the state of the world like I once did so intensely, but has faded with the distractions of adulthood, and "Mom And Dad's," a song about the realities of having to move back in with your parents after you thought you were gone for good, and finding everything both completely changed and exactly the same.


    This record could not have been possible without my band. I met them all while living in San Francisco. It's a new band from the last record. Andrew Wales plays Drums. Brian DaMert plays Guitar. Greg Sellin plays Bass. And Sara DaMert plays Keys. They have helped me take these songs from my headphones to the stage and have realized them in the greatest way possible. they do them every justice I could have asked. I am so grateful to have them.


    When we finished the record I felt like we had made a sonic place. It felt like my bedroom in high school. We accomplished my goal in providing a world for someone who needs a real alternative. An escape. I don't care if that sounds cheesy. I am not worried about it. Come to our shows. Participate in the energy. We will leave it all on the table. We expect the audience to as well. There is something really rewarding in doing so. It's what I dreamt about when I was 14 and started playing guitar. It's what I still dream about today. It's What's Real.


    Love,

    Van (WATERS)

    1. Got To My Head
    2. I Feel Everything
    3. Mom and Dads
    4. The Avenue
    5. What's Real
    6. Inside My Room
    7. Stupid Games
    8. Breakdown
    9. Over It
    10. Rebel Yell
    11. Green Eyes
    Waters
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  • What's Left To Let Go What's Left To Let Go Quick View

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    What's Left To Let Go

    Hailing from the United Kingdom, Goodtime Boys are one of Bridge Nine Records' newest signees. Signing to a hardcore label such as B9 carries with it an expectation that Goodtime Boys immediately buck. The band share more in common with La Dispute and Pianos Become the Teeth than other B9 bands like Foundation or Expire.


    What's Left to Let Go starts off with Bloom, which has a chilling relaxed guitar intro. However when the full band come in, it kicks it up a notch with a melodic but upbeat rhythm. Then vocalist Alex Pennie comes in with his powerful vocals and really brings in the full sound of the band. I immediately noticed the accent on the vocalist, but it's a good thing as it makes the band sound different than most bands of this hard-to-name genre that has been gaining a lot of ground in the hardcore community. His lyrics are immediately at the forefront of everything, as well they should be, being powerful and emotional. The rest of the song keeps up this swing of going from relaxed to very powerful and back again like a lot of the songs on this record. However, it doesn't get monotonous or boring as the band have a good enough writing ability to keep the music interesting.


    In the middle of the record the song Rest cools things off a bit coming in with a simple drum beat and an almost haunting guitar melody that fit the lyrics and vocal delivery perfectly. And that's the great simplicity of What's Left to Let Go; Goodtime Boys aren't afraid to use a pattern and vocal style that has been established, but do their own thing with it to try and keep it interesting. This album is technically a double EP and not a singular LP as the first five songs were previously released on the Are We Now, Or Have We Ever Been EP. However, if I had not known this I would not have figured it out from listening to the record as the songs flow so fluidly it sounds like one album. This is partially due to the band's cohesive writing and also partially due to those songs and the new songs being mixed by Defeater guitarist and Getaway Recordings engineer Jay Maas.

    1. Bloom
    2. Callous
    3. Breathe
    4. Reunion
    5. Rest
    6. Wake
    7. Daylight
    8. Harrow
    9. Bliss
    10. Sleep
    Goodtime Boys
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    What's Going On (Pure Pleasure)

    In 2006, exactly a year after Katrina, in the aftermath of a vicious natural disaster that displayed the incompetence of the Crescent City's infrastructure, the Army Corps of Engineers, and the Federal Government, they addressed the tragedy in the only way they know how, by re-creating the same kind of bewilderment and anger that Marvin Gaye felt and witnessed in 1971 by issuing their own take on Gaye's classic album What's Goin' On. This is a question that is proved all the more poignant given the efforts of an entire region trying not only to rebuild homes and businesses, but trying to preserve a culture as this recording was released. The Dirty Dozen recruit a number of vocalists to help out on the hinge tunes. The samples of New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's voice in the aftermath of the hurricane usher in the brass slip-sliding along the dark funky overtones of Gaye's signature tune. Guitarists Doug Bossi and Ben Keeler dig into the groove, as does drummer Terence Higgins and keyboardist/producer Anthony Marinelli, as Chuck D raps the refrain in the context of modern history, the disaster, and the ineptitude and even hostility of a government who wages war and ignores domestic problems. It's a news report from the front lines as the horns cut the melody, the harmony, and the deep, steamy funk groove. What's Happening Brother, closes the funk from the inside, turning the groove back in on itself not only playing the rage, but echoing it in the grain of Bettye LaVette's vocal, which dares to spit out the truth with questions and observations in the pain of a first person narrative. The airy arrangement of Flyin' High (In the Friendly Sky) is nearly mournful, nostalgic for a more innocent time, but is all the more poignant for that longing. The deep tribal drums Mardi Gras Indian-style, with the skronky saxophones, tight guitar groove, and screaming narrative in Save The Children give way to the smoothness of Gaye's melody. It's a bewildered tune, sad with undercurrents of rage. Ivan Neville's arrangement for God Is Love is a stunner, full of deeply imaginative hues and colors and gospel grooves. G. Love helps out on Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology), where the musicality in Gaye's vocal disappears but is supercharged in the horn charts, and Love's vocal sounds confused, displaced, out of time against the instruments. Right On is both militant and celebratory. It's got the funk, but it's also got gospel, rock, and deep soul blaring from the trombones and the repetitive riff in the rest of the brass section. Guru from Gang Starr cuts out from the moody, spectral introduction of Inner City Blues, when Higgins drums play counter to Kirk Joseph's deep blues sousaphone on the bassline. Frustration is everywhere and the horns point fingers to this truth which Guru lays out: that today is the same and perhaps even more so than it was in Gaye's time. The desolation in Gaye's lyric isn't lost but it is fleshed out over the chart so that they are merely the ghosts from the past preaching and exhorting in this new generation. Never has party music sounded so poignant, so utterly damning and hopeful and unbowed. This is the next step in the Homecoming that was a funeral for a friend; this is the aftermath, the sound of angry resurrection coming out with the sun, one where the revolution may be televised but bursts out of the edges in the screen and makes itself known by the medium understood by the people who have to live its realization. With killer grooves that take no prisoners, What's Goin' On is the most fitting tribute yet to Gaye, because not only does it prove the timelessness of the music itself, it echoes that what is indeed goin' on (Gaye's dedication to Detroit as its decline became a reality with no onlookers interested in doing anything) is even more true today than it was in 1971.



    About Pure Pleasure



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



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



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



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



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



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


    1. What's Going On feat. Chuck D
    2. What's Happening Brother feat. Bettye Lavette
    3. Flying High (In the Friendly Skies)
    4. Save the Children
    5. God is Love feat. Ivan Neville
    6. Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
    7. Right On
    8. Wholy Holy
    9. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
    The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    That New Sound You're Looking For

    The New Sound You're Looking For is the debut full length from What's Eating Gilbert, the brainchild of New Found Glory's Chad Gilbert. An ode and throwback to power-pop of yesteryears - The New Sound You're Looking For will get your toes tapping in no time.
    1. You're The Most
    2. Follow Her Around
    3. The Way She Loves Me
    4. Who Do You Love
    5. A Song About Girls
    6. Show Off
    7. Recurring Dreams
    8. From The Start
    9. Bad Mood
    10. Ain't Been Happy With Me
    11. Miserable Without You
    12. Wearing Your Ring
    What's Eating Gilbert
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    What If

    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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    What For?

    Opening to the scream of F1's speeding around a racetrack,
    and maintaining that intensity with booming guitar riffs and
    psychedelic effects throughout, the forthcoming album from
    Toro Y Moi is definitely making a statement. Or maybe a few
    statements. But Chaz Bundick, the frontman and songwriter,
    is leaving it up to you to figure out what they are. While it is
    obvious that each song is crafted around a personally meaningful
    experience, Chaz seems to purposefully leave the lyrics
    just vague enough to let each listener mold it into something
    unique. Chaz presents you with a few themes: love, beauty,
    nature; and gently lets go of your hand so you can wander off
    on your own.


    A feeling of searching for something threads its way through
    every song on the album, which is aptly named What For? It
    feels contradictory in a very human way, like Chaz is swinging
    between waiting for something and not being able to wait
    anymore. But the swinging isn't panicked or frustrated, it's just
    a situation that he's reflecting on. The songs are heavy with
    nostalgia, too, for simpler times, better music, more fulfilling
    relationships. Chaz references Weezer to warn you that "there
    is no one to destroy your sweater" and, in another song, recalls
    Big Star to declare that "rock and roll is here to stay." It feels
    like he misses everything (even things he wasn't around for
    yet), but is somehow excited for what comes next.


    What For? is a glimpse into the life of a guy trying to figure out
    what it all means. The music is influenced by bands like Big
    Star, Talking Heads, Tim Maia, Todd Rundgren, but it doesn't
    quite sound like any of them in particular. And it isn't trying to.
    It has that special something that Chaz imbues in every Toro Y
    Moi album, his personal filter on the world he experiences. So
    whatever message you take from the album, don't forget that
    it's good. As Chaz himself so candidly believes, "Good is good.
    Good finds its own audience."

    1. What You Want
    2. Buffalo
    3. The Flight
    4. Empty Nesters
    5. Ratcliff
    6. Lilly
    7. Spell It Out
    8. Half Dome
    9. Run Baby Run
    10. Yeah Right
    Toro Y Moi
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  • Don't Play That Song Don't Play That Song Quick View

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    Don't Play That Song

    Import

    Don't Play That Song is the third studio album by Ben E. King. The album was released in 1962 and was home to five notable singles: Stand by Me, Ecstasy, First Taste of Love, Here Comes The Night and the title track, Don't Play That Song. Ecstasy, Here Comes The Night, First Taste of Love, and Young Boy Blues, were all in the Billboard Hot 100 Chart in 1961/1962.


    This album, like its predecessors, dates from a period in which producers and engineers were figuring out what one could do with Soul and R&B in terms of engineering, and the sound separation and textures are nothing if not vibrant and alluring in their own right, separate from the music.

    1. Don't Play That Song (You Lied)
    2. Ecstasy
    3. On The Horizon
    4. Show Me The Way
    5. Here Comes The Night
    6. First Taste Of Love
    7. Stand By Me
    8. Yes
    9. Young Boy Blues
    10. The Hermit Of Misty Mountain
    11. I Promise Love
    12. Brace Yourself
    Ben E. King
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    What The Toll Tells

    On their second full-length, Two Gallants weave urgent back-alley storytelling with no-frills instrumentation that alternately boils with visceral fervor and mourns with plaintive restraint. The youthful duo play a strain of rock that falls somewhere between folk, punk, and old-time blues and the resulting sound is much more than the sum of its parts. Two Gallants draw on Old West images and themes of revenge, redemption, and shifty morality to create wide-swinging moods trafficking in brash ferocity, repentant regret, and freewheelin' Americana.
    1. Las Cruces Jail
    2. Steady Rollin'
    3. Some Slender Rest
    4. Long Summer Day
    5. Prodigal Sun, The
    6. Threnody
    7. 16th St. Dozens
    8. Age of Assassins
    9. Waves of Grain
    10. Big Lucille
    11. Negrophilia Blues
    Two Gallants
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    Sound Of Change

    The Sound of Change can't come from external forces, it has to emanate from within. For Dirty Heads, evolution beyond their reggae-rock roots has developed over time and is manifested on their new album "Sound of Change." Due out summer 2014 via Five Seven Music, the album boasts some of the groups' most diverse and ambitious work to date. "Sound of Change" takes a literal meaning with the production of this album, as the band links up with Grammy award winning producer Supa Dups (Nina Sky, Bruno Mars), Buddah Shampoo (Ty Dolla $ign), Niles (of hip hop duo, The Cataracs), Ward 21 (311, Major Lazer reggae collaborators) and long-time friend and collaborator, Rome (Sublime).


    The feel-good vibe associated with their sound was not forgotten. Sonically, "Sound of Change" amps up the groundwork laid by previous albums. Fine-tuned alternative choruses work harmoniously with hip-hop influenced production that seams the songs together. Universal themes of compassion, reflection and happiness are at the core of "Sound of Change." "We wanted the songs on this album to touch on the things we deeply care about and the people we are inside" front man Jared (Dirty J) Watson asserts, "but then we want to address the other side - when the weekend comes and we need to let go and just rage." Who can't relate to that feeling?


    Vocalist/Guitarist Dustin Bushnell (Duddy B) is constantly looking to connect the dots between the live show with the album tracks, often mentally mapping out the live elements as the songs are being recorded. For the touring cycle surrounding the release "Sound of Change" the band plans to bring a live show that will energetically compliment each new track. Dirty Heads have racked up their miles bringing that live experience to fans across the globe for over a decade. "Now that our lives are touring we get to see the world," both Watson and Bushnell agree, "we're taking stories and vibes from around the world and making this album is the culmination of that."


    The band's breakout 2008 album "Any Port In The Storm" included the chart-topping hit track "Lay Me Down" which features current Sublime frontman, Rome. The track had an incredible run for eleven weeks at #1 on the Billboard charts, laying a solid foundation for their follow up sophomore album "Cabin By The Sea" which was released in 2012. Dirty Heads then began their musical metamorphosis with their 2013 acoustic album "Home - Phantoms Of Summer," allowing time for their metamorphosis embodied in "Sound of Change." Their previous work featured contributions from talent such as Del The Funky Homosapien, Matisyahu, Rome (Sublime) and guitar legend Slash.


    "Sound of Change" is a melting pot of all the band members' experiences and musical persuasions, addressing both serious and lighthearted subject matter in their signature way. On the lighter side of the spectrum, "Burn Slow" (Produced by Rome, featuring rapper, Tech N9ne) showcases the hip-hop oriented side of the band. With anthemic choruses and a feel-good aura, Watson boasts the song is the perfect soundtrack for those times when you're "having a good time, going out with friends and realize that sometimes you just need to chill." The retro sound and sexy lyrics of "Hear You Comin," highlights Watson's soaring vocals in its hook. The first single, the metaphorical "My Sweet Summer" (produced by Niles from The Cataracs) is, in reality, a song for all seasons. An undeniable groove underlines the lyrical lament. The title track "Sound of Change" is the key manifestation of the artistic maturation of the band. "The world is always changing political and social outlooks and on a broader scale, look at the changes within yourself" Watson reflects, "the song is about embracing the change life is going to bring no matter what, because that change is inevitable." Though there is diversity on "Sound of Change," as a body of work, it is cohesive in a way only Dirty Heads can achieve.


    As a full six-piece unit, frontmen Watson and Bushnell are joined by keyboardist/vocalist Shawn Hagood, percussionist Jon Olazabal, drummer Matt Ochoa and bassist David Foral. This lineup is hell-bent on grabbing new ears with "Sound of Change." Their own journey can be heard within the album- all you have to do is sit back and listen.

    1. Sound Of Change
    2. My Sweet Summer
    3. Medusa (feat. Ward 21)
    4. Burn Slow (feat. Tech N9ne)
    5. Franco Eyed (feat. B-Real of Cypress Hill)
    6. End Of The World
    7. One Hand
    8. Radio
    9. Burials
    10. Hear You Coming
    11. Silence
    12. Dark Days
    13. Running For Your Life
    The Dirty Heads
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    Answer That And Stay Fashionable

    Today AFI is one of the most lauded, rising young bands as their latest album Sing the Sorrow teeters on platinum status. But what about yesterday? The band honed its sound during its tenure with Nitro Records starting in the mid 90s. Now, Nitro has just released AFI, a 13-track retrospective showcasing music from all six releases the band recorded for the label.

    The band made its Nitro debut in 1996 with Very Proud of Ya followed by Answer That and Stay Fashionable (re-release, 1997), and Shut Your Mouth And Open Your Eyes in 1997. Other releases include, the now classic, Black Sails In The Sunset (1999), the All Hallowís EP (1999), and The Art Of Drowning (2000).

    LP1
    1. Two Of A Kind
    2. Half-Empty Bottle

    3. YÜrf Rendenmein
    4. I Wanna Get A Mohawk (But Mom Won't Let Me Get One)

    5. Brownie Bottom Sundae

    6. The Checkered Demon

    7. Cereal Wars


    LP2
    1. The Mother In Me

    2. Rizzo In The Box

    3. Kung-Fu Devil

    4. Your Name Here

    5. Ny-Quil
    6. Don't Make Me Ill

    7. Highschool Football Hero

    8. Self-Pity

    9. Key Lime Pie

    AFI
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    Alabama Shakes announced that they will be releasing the highly anticipated follow-up to their 2012 Grammy-nominated debut. The new album is titled Sound & Color.


    "We took our time to write this record, and I'm really glad we did," says Brittany Howard, lead singer and guitarist of Alabama Shakes, about the band's new album Sound & Color. "We were able to sit down and think about what's exciting to us, explore all the things we wanted to on our first album. This record is full of genre-bending songs-it's even harder now when people ask, 'What kind of band are you?' I have no clue."


    The album's twelve songs reveal a band honed by years on the road, and drawing from a wide range of influences. The bluesy groove of "Shoegaze" or the garage-rock freak-out on "The Greatest" give way to the psychedelic space jam "Gemini." The gently swaying, chiming title song opens the album with what Howard calls "more of a visual thing, I think of this whole scene going on," then explodes into the urgent, tightly-coiled funk of "Don't Wanna Fight." Long instrumental intros and passages create hazy atmosphere, and then the intensity of Howard's vocals snaps everything back into riveting focus.

    1. Sound & Color
    2. Don't Wanna Fight
    3. Dunes
    4. Future People
    5. Gimme All Your Love
    6. This Feeling
    7. Guess Who
    8. The Greatest
    9. Shoegaze
    10. Miss You
    11. Gemini
    12. Over My Head
    Alabama Shakes
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    On his second album A Light That Never Dies which will be released in North America via Forty Below Records, KaiL Baxley has returned with a hard hitting, lush and beautifully haunting collection of songs. Co-produced with Producer/Engineer Eric Corne whose recording credits include Lucinda Williams, Glen Campbell, Kim Deal and John Mayall, the album was recorded over the last year in three different cities.


    "We used a lot of really old gear on this one to capture that warm analog sound and preserve its truth," says KaiL about the album. "I'm proud of what Eric and I got out of the studio and I'm eager to get out on the road and share it with people."


    Hailing from the small backwater town of Willison-Elko - a town so small that most people in South Carolina don't even know where it is, much less the rest of the world. It's only claim to fame is soul legend James Brown, with whom Baxley shared an unlikely friendship as a child. Perhaps this was one of the leading influences in Baxley's soul-drenched music or perhaps it was the similar circumstances in which they were raised that fuels such deep emotion in an individual.


    Abandoned by both his mother and father as a small child Baxley was raised by his grandfather Woody until age 12. When he passed away, KaiL bounced from one living situation to another, rarely living in one place for more than a year at a time. It was in this constant migration that he found escape in a pair of old RCA headphones.


    "It wasn't all bad really," he recalls. "I got to know quite a bit of music from all different genres during that time period. I'd stay with my uncle for a while and pick up some Van Morrison; my auntie gave me the Stones;friends parents turned me on to gospel. Then I discovered hiphop and it was all over. I was hooked."


    This is the very apparent source of inspiration in KaiL Baxley's genre-bending music that also blends blues, indie rock, soul, gospel, and syncopated hiphop-style beats into a most exquisite and easily drinkable cocktail of sound - a sound that he has dubbed "Soul Swagger".


    KaiL's debut effort, Heatstroke/The Wind and the War, was presented as a double EP which displayed the yin and yang of his musical range. A surprise nominee for NPR's Album Of The Year, it received critical acclaim, including a debut at SXSW, where Baxley was tapped as, "One of NPR's top new artists" by All Songs Considered.


    "His voice falls somewhere between Joe Cocker and Bill Withers with a husky authority. The guy is a whiz-bang folkie-turned-soul-rocker and has a voice which can make you dance or which melts butter, depending upon the tune."

    - Frank Gutch Jr. / Segarini

    1. Light That Never Dies
    2. Mr. Downtown
    3. Tell the Falling Sun
    4. The Ballad of Johnny Steel
    5. Morning Light
    6. Better FeelN' Better Days
    7. Owe
    8. Still Wonder (Interlude)
    9. Troubled Souls
    10. Chasing James Dean
    11. Mirrors of Paradise
    Kail Baxley
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    Do What You Want To, It's What You Should Do

    "Flowers' early gigs have shown heaps of promise" - NME


    "A little Jesus And Mary Chain, a lot of Black Tambourine, and one hell of a voice." - DoNYC


    "The trio blasted the stage with their sprawling guitars, booming percussion and epic vocals" - PREFIX MAG (Artist to Watch)


    Often it's the moments of silence that hit you hardest. - This is Fake DIY


    "A radiant, warm and endearingly amateurish talent. THE FADER


    "Steeped in indie lore, in a charming, self-effacing way of translating emotion into sound" CLASH MUSIC


    London based trio Flowers ends their live shows with singer Rachel Kenedy utterly still, accompanying herself on a one string bass guitar, soul laid bare. It is a stark and quiet moment in comparison to what came before, which can be characterized by Sam Ayres blur of kinetic energy on guitar and Jordan Hockley's urgent and precision drumming all performed with a sense of minimalism and brevity. It is this minimalist approach that best characterizes the fourteen deceptively simple pop songs that comprise Flowers debut, Do What You Want To, It's What You Should Do.


    Produced by Bernard Butler, Flowers' genius is in their ability to convey a remarkable amount of emotion with minimal instrumentation. Rachel possesses one of those beautiful pop voices to die for, with echoes of Elizabeth Fraser (Cocteau Twins), Hope Sandoval (Mazzy Star) and Harriet Wheeler (The Sundays). Haunting, mesmerizing and intense, Do What You Want To, It's What You Should Do is an impressive calling cared from a sensational new band.

    1. Young
    2. Forget the Fall
    3. Drag Me Down
    4. Worn Out Shoes
    5. Lonely
    6. Joanna
    7. If I Tell You
    8. Comfort
    9. I Love You
    10. All Over Again
    11. Anna
    12. Be With You
    13. Plastic Jane
    14. Stuck
    Flowers
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    What Happens Next (Awaiting Repress)

    Joe Satriani's 16th studio album is What Happens Next, a high-energy album that takes the legendary guitarist's skills to exciting new heights.


    The new instrumental album features a power trio of Satriani on guitar along with two Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Deep Purple/Black Country Communion bassist Glenn Hughes and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, the latter reuniting with Satriani for the first time since their work in the supergroup Chickenfoot with former Van Halen vocalist and bassist Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony. This unparalleled rock rhythm section gives What Happens Next a depth of groove that sets it apart from Satriani's other work.


    Satriani once again teams up with producer/engineer/mixer Mike Fraser on What Happens Next. Fraser has recorded and mixed every AC/DC album since 1990's The Razors Edge and has been a frequent collaborator with Satriani since the release of Crystal Planet in 1998, producing, engineering or mixing Satriani's solo albums as well as both studio projects by Chickenfoot.


    This 12-track album showcases Satriani's gift for constant evolution and reinvention as a bandleader and composer of intricate guitar-driven rock. What Happens Next finds Satriani discovering sounds and textures never before heard from an instrument he has unquestionably mastered over his three-decade solo career.

    1. Energy
    2. Catbot
    3. Thunder High On The Mountain
    4. Cherry Blossoms
    5. Righteous
    6. Smooth Soul
    7. Headrush
    8. Looper
    9. What Happens Next
    10. Super Funky Badass
    11. Invisible
    12. Forever And Ever
    Joe Satriani
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    What A Way To Die

    The archetype for the '60s-era girl group was etched indelibly into stone, like a commandment: three pretty girls with matching outfits and bouffant hairdos would sing, with musical backing supplied by a bunch of guys standing in the shadows. The Quatro sisters shattered that archetype forever with the Pleasure Seekers, an all-girl teenage rock & roll group who played all the instruments themselves and were fully capable of wiping the stage with any male band that crossed their path.


    The Quatro girls had been brought up in a musically-minded family, nurtured with classical piano and vocal lessons. As Patti recalls, "By 1964, I had been taking guitar lessons, hanging with musicians in the local music scene. We had seen a Beatles concert, and I was quite dazed and focused at the event, watching the audience cry and scream out of control. It was my epiphany moment, and I was determined to start an all-girl band."
    Shortly thereafter, the first lineup of the Pleasure Seekers fell into place with Patti Quatro (lead guitar), Marylou Ball (rhythm guitar), Suzi Quatro (bass), Diane Baker (keyboards), Nan Ball (drums) and vocal duties shared by all. Around the fall of 1965 the girls dared local teen club manager Dave Leone to give them a slot at his popular Hideout Club, claiming they were better than most of the other live bands there. "You're on," responded Leone, "in two weeks. Three songs!"


    The Pleasure Seekers were soon a popular feature at the club, honing their skills alongside the likes of the Rationals, the Amboy Dukes and Bob Seger & the Last Heard. "In the beginning, there was a lot of skepticism," remembers Patti, "especially the first night. The boys crowded the stage, the girlfriends pulled them away with laughter, as if 'Girls playing?! Yeah, right!' It was always satisfying to see them be silenced quickly when we began playing. We grew used to seeing slack jaws open in surprise." Next they were asked by Leone to record and release a single on his Hideout label.


    That March 1966 release is now regarded as the greatest "girl garage" single of the era: "Never Thought You'd Leave Me" b/w "What a Way to Die." "Dave brought lyrics, and we put the songs together quickly," remembers Patti. "We felt very legit in making this record at a small local studio. Nan was the sexy voice on 'Never Thought You'd Leave Me,' and there was lots of laughter as Marylou added the screams on 'What a Way to Die.'" Suzi Quatro remembers the recording as "very important and memorable."


    The Pleasure Seekers were soon in demand in the region, playing teen clubs, parties, colleges and local TV shows. After a series of lineup changes, the band brought in older Quatro sister Arlene (keyboards) and Darline Arnone (drums), the first female drummer sponsored by Slingerland Drums. A short time later, Pami Benford joined-up on guitar and bass (that lineup lasting through most of 1968). "It was a very versatile group," remembers Patti, "with Pami and Suzi sharing bass, and Pami and I sharing lead and rhythm guitars."


    "The gender bias was my hot button," recalls Arlene, "along with confidence in our musical abilities. With women musicians dismissed as a novelty, I delighted in watching the audience go from skepticism/ridicule, to shock/cheers." For Suzi, though, this period was where she learned her craft: "I considered myself a musician, and didn't really think about gender too much." Two tracks recorded in 1967, but unissued at the time, "Elevator Express" and "Gotta Get Away," highlight the band's growing musical maturity since their Hideout debut. "Detroit was the best learning ground in the world for musicians," recalls Suzi, "with an amazing energy and creativity that is in every successful artist that has come out of the city." "We were actually one of the earliest Detroit bands traveling the country," adds Patti. "Everyone wanted this unusual all girl band who rocked an entire Motown revue (changing instruments and singers throughout) and an entire Sgt. Pepper/Magical Mystery Tour revue, as well as covering English bands, acid rock and everything in between."


    Signing up with Associated Booking Corporation, the group began making the transition from local to national act. Producer Dick Corby caught the Pleasure Seekers at Trude Heller's in New York's Greenwich Village and signed them to a Mercury Records deal in early 1968. To keep rein on their finances in NYC, Patti recalls, "We booked Arthur's nightclub for a month, staying at the infamous rock Gorham Hotel, recording by day-playing by night." Also in residence were the Who, the Blues Magoos and an assortment of other bands. "Hitting NYC as young teens, it was exciting, scary, fun-all emotions churning," she continues. "We felt we had hit the big time, going from the tiny local Hideout session to the huge Mercury professional studio facility, complete with session people adding strings and other elements."


    A single pairing "Good Kind of Hurt" and "Light of Love" was released in April 1968, while a third song, "Locked in Your Love," remained in the can. The group then headed out to the Northwest for a lengthy tour. "The Northwest tour was awesome," remembers Patti. "We were billed with Canned Heat, Boyce & Hart and Merilee Rush, and were held over six weeks to tour with Eric Burdon and the Animals. The Mercury single was out, momentum was surging." Both sides of the single were getting airplay, but ultimately it failed to gain any traction. "Really neither song reflected our own sound," admits Patti. "We rearranged 'Light of Love' for live performance, feeling disconnected to the record, yet realizing we had to play ball with the executives to keep us rolling."


    Ultimately Mercury's vision for the Pleasure Seekers clashed rather sharply with the band's vision. "The suits wanted tits and ass," recalls Darline, "wowing Vegas crowds, playing tinkly tunes in lavish costumes." "In that male-dominated music era, we were strictly a novelty, and a high-risk endeavor," adds Patti. "The record executives felt women musicians would fall in love or get pregnant so were not worth investing the time and money. We had to kick down many doors. We were serious musicians, and in it for the right reasons. In the end, we were not happy with a forced direction that Mercury Records had in mind, and ended up leaving the label to rock our music in our own fashion."


    After a memorable 1968 Far East tour, playing for wounded returning American soldiers from Vietnam, the Pleasure Seekers (with new drummer Nancy Rogers) returned to a Detroit that was now, in Patti's words, "exploding with heavier sounds. That sparked us to change direction with new ideas we had been exploring. Arlene left the band and we brought in our youngest sister Nancy (vocals). With Suzi's Joplinesque vocals combined with Nancy's wailing 'female Robert Plant' style, we enjoyed a harder edged, 'double-punch' effect."


    The last four songs on the album, "White Pig Blues," "Brain Confusion," "Where Have You Gone?" and the atmospheric psychedelic mover "Mr. Power," all date from this 1968-69 period when the Pleasure Seekers were playing the Grande Ballroom alongside the MC5, Alice Cooper, the Stooges, the Amboy Dukes and SRC. With this change in musical direction and the departure of Arlene and Pami, the band forged on as Cradle. Suzi Quatro departed for England in 1971, launching a successful solo career. Patti and Nancy continued with Cradle until 1973 when Patti joined another pioneering female rock group, Fanny.


    The Pleasure Seekers reunited recently in April 2012 (minus Suzi) for a well-received show in their hometown, where they were inducted into Detroit's Hall of Fame. "I think all of us Quatro girls are extremely proud of our pioneering days" reflects Patti. "In a renaissance-era of music, we kicked down doors for women to rock heavy. There were key times in our lives of making decisions that may have turned us towards larger fame, but less happiness-depending on your philosophy of such things. The Pleasure Seekers could have been a Las Vegas show act bringing in buckets of money or on Motown, turned very formulaic girlie-soul. But we stayed true to our goals, and I don't think any of us have any regrets of staying our course and playing the music that moved us. It's all been a thrilling ride with great memories."


    - Mike & Anja Stax (Ugly Things magazine)

    1. Intro By DJ The Lord
    2. Gotta Get Away
    3. Never Thought You'd Leave Me
    4. Light Of Love
    5. Good Kind Of Hurt
    6. What A Way To Die
    7. Elevator Express
    8. Locked In Your Love
    9. White Pig Blues
    10. Brain Confusion
    11. Where Have You Gone
    12. Mr. Power
    The Pleasure Seekers
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    What The World Needs Now

    Public Image Ltd (PiL) release their 10th studio album on 4th September. The 11-track album follows the huge critical success of 2012's 'This is PiL', the band's first album in 17 years. Commenting on the new album, John Lydon says, "Buy now while stocks last."Widely regarded as one of the most innovative and influential bands of all time, PiL's music and vision earned them 5 UK Top 20 singles and 5 UK Top 20 albums. With a shifting line-up and unique sound, John Lydon guided the band from their debut album 'First Issue' in 1978 through to 1992's 'That What Is Not'. After a 17 year hiatus, Lydon reactivated PiL in 2009.Last year the band returned to Steve Winwood's Wincraft studio in the Cotswolds to record this new album.
    1. Double Trouble
    2. Know Now
    3. Bettie Page
    4. C'est La Vie
    5. Spice of Choice
    6. The One
    7. Big Blue Sky
    8. Whole Life Time
    9. I'm Not Satisfied
    10. Corporate
    11. Shoom
    Public Image LTD.
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    2xLP On 180 Gram Vinyl


    Alabama Shakes announced that they will be releasing the highly anticipated follow-up to their 2012 Grammy-nominated debut. The new album is titled Sound & Color.


    "We took our time to write this record, and I'm really glad we did," says Brittany Howard, lead singer and guitarist of Alabama Shakes, about the band's new album Sound & Color. "We were able to sit down and think about what's exciting to us, explore all the things we wanted to on our first album. This record is full of genre-bending songs-it's even harder now when people ask, 'What kind of band are you?' I have no clue."


    The album's twelve songs reveal a band honed by years on the road, and drawing from a wide range of influences. The bluesy groove of "Shoegaze" or the garage-rock freak-out on "The Greatest" give way to the psychedelic space jam "Gemini." The gently swaying, chiming title song opens the album with what Howard calls "more of a visual thing, I think of this whole scene going on," then explodes into the urgent, tightly-coiled funk of "Don't Wanna Fight." Long instrumental intros and passages create hazy atmosphere, and then the intensity of Howard's vocals snaps everything back into riveting focus.

    1. Sound & Color
    2. Don't Wanna Fight
    3. Dunes
    4. Future People
    5. Gimme All Your Love
    6. This Feeling
    7. Guess Who
    8. The Greatest
    9. Shoegaze
    10. Miss You
    11. Gemini
    12. Over My Head
    Alabama Shakes
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    Wall Of Sound (Awaiting Repress)

    I thought WALL OF SOUND would be the toughest album I would ever make. I was so satisfied with my previous album, INFERNO, more than I have ever been in my whole career. Musically, sonically, and most importantly, I was satisfied with the melodies and soundscapes on a personal level. It was as if I finally found the key to something.

    Even as I was still working on INFERNO, I was thinking, how the hell am I ever going to top this next time? I was doomed.

    I started WALL OF SOUND with a daunting blank slate and somehow, ideas came out. Refined ideas, complex ideas, small and large scale ideas and plenty of them.

    It was as if the exhaustive process of putting INFERNO together strengthened a new creative muscle that I had never zoned in on before, so the first steps of writing WALL OF SOUND felt like a runner who runs a marathon after over-training for a long time. I was well warmed up.

    The guitar playing on the album also came quite easy, despite it being without question the most evolved guitar playing of my career. It's a challenge to evolve on one's instrument album after album, especially on your 13th solo album. Luckily this is a challenge that I love. You will find this hard to believe when you hear the density and sheer amount of guitar coming at you from all directions, but in fact, all of the final guitar tracks on WALL OF SOUND were done in 9 days.

    This furious and productive pace was made possible by over a year of making demo after demo and spending more time listening and living with the music rather than playing it. I had lived with the songs and edited them so incredibly many times, that by the time I got to the actual recording studio, it was like I had been playing the whole album on tour for a year already. I learned to do this from making INFERNO. This is why a lot of artists` debut albums are so strong - because they have had so much time to reflect on and fix the music, and also, more importantly, attach real life experiences to the songs. I feel like I have a debut album here.

    Guests:

    Jinxx from Black Veil Brides and I wanted to do something that would shock his fans and my fans. I arranged a monster of a tune called Sorrow & Madness based on a melody that Jinxx wrote on the violin. I took his sweet melody and added so many twists and turns that it became a mammoth of Martyisms in tandem with a large side of Jinxx that has yet to be heard by his fans. We are both very proud of what happened.

    I think Deafheaven is the one heavy band that comes to mind when people ask me to recommend something that`s not Japanese!, I was super excited to work with Shiv from Deafheaven. We wrote Pussy Ghost together and it is one of the most aggressive songs I have ever played, while at the same time evoking grotesquely beautiful moods that I have never felt before. One thing I learned from making INFERNO is that when you have a guest, let them come up with music first. Let it be their baby, so they are personally invested in the song. Then arrange it and do it my way, then add more things together. This gives you a final song that really sounds like both of the people put their heart and souls into the music, as opposed to one guy doing everything and the guest just blasting out a solo somewhere.

    Jorgen from Shining also guested on INFERNO and when we finished that song we immediately started talking about what we would do next. For those who don`t know Shining, they are like a steroided out and genius level musicianed out version of Nine Inch Nails for the 21st century, with a charismatic singer/composer (Jorgen) and a wicked sense of melody, that hits me in the gut on every song. (Just Gimme) Something To Fight is the one vocal track on the record and it kills. Even after finishing this song we have started working on more new things for who know what

    Having super engineer Paul Fig (Ghost, Alice in Chains, Rush), mixer Jens Bogren (Opeth, Lamb of God) and even the producer responsible for many of Queen's biggest hits and my idol Brian May's guitar sounds, Mack do the mixing on 2 of the songs on the album, is an honor for me for sure.

    1. Self Pollution
    2. Sorrow and Madness
    3. Streetlight
    4. Whiteworm
    5. For A Friend
    6. Pussy Ghost
    7. The Blackest Rose
    8. Something to Fight
    9. The Soldier
    10. Miracle
    11. The Last Lament
    Marty Friedman
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    The Things That We Are Made Of

    The Things That We Are Made Of, the new full-length album by renowned and beloved singer, songwriter and performer Mary Chapin Carpenter, will be released on Lambent Light Records via Thirty Tigers.


    Produced by 2016 Producer of the Year Grammy-nominee Dave Cobb (Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton), the album features eleven new songs, including the lead track "Something Tamed Something Wild. Of the song, Rolling Stone praises, " beautifully sums up where she's been and sets the stage for what's yet to come 'Something Tamed Something Wild' and indeed the entire new album finds the songwriter at her most thoughtful and also at times sweetly whimsical, perfectly capturing the buoyant spirit of her early successes and also serving as a reminder that she remains one of the most grounded, sentient songwriters of her generation."


    The Things That We Are Made Of was recorded at Nashville's Sound Emporium and Low Country Sound studios during the spring and summer of 2015. In addition to Carpenter (vocals, electric/acoustic guitar), the album features Cobb (electric/acoustic/gut string guitar, percussion, Moog, Mellotron), Annie Clements (bass), Brian Allen (bass), Chris Powell (drums, percussion), Mike Webb (piano, B3 organ, reed organ, Mellotron, Fender Rhodes) and Jimmy Wallace (piano, B3 organ).


    Of the album, Carpenter comments, "Working with Dave felt great from the first day of our sessions. He is always willing to try something new, believes that 'yes' is the only answer, and surrounds himself with wonderfully talented and generous musicians; by the end of the project, I felt as if I was a part of a new family." Cobb adds, "I wanted to work with Mary Chapin because very few people can cut with words like she can. She's an absolute poet and legend. I was so happy to collaborate on this album together."


    Over the course of her acclaimed career, Carpenter has recorded 14 albums and sold over 14 million records. With hits like "Passionate Kisses" and "He Thinks He'll Keep Her," she has won five Grammy Awards (with 15 nominations), two CMA awards, two Academy of Country Music awards for her vocals and is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Most recently, in 2014, Carpenter released her acclaimed debut orchestral album, Songs From The Movie. Arranged and co-produced by six-time Grammy winner Vince Mendoza, the record is comprised of ten previously recorded compositions including "Between Here and Gone" and "Come On Come On." Since it's release, Carpenter has performed alongside the New York Philharmonic, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the London Concert Orchestra, the L.A. Philharmonic and the National Symphony Orchestra among many others.

    1. Something Tamed Something Wild
    2. The Middle Ages
    3. What Does It Mean To Travel
    4. Livingston
    5. Map Of My Heart
    6. Oh Rosetta
    7. Deep Down Deep Heart
    8. Hand On My Back
    9. The Blue Distance
    10. Note On A Windshield
    11. The Things That We Are Made Of
    Mary Chapin Carpenter
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    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    Give The People What They Want (Pre-Order)

    Release Date: July 27, 2018*


    The Kinks / Friday Music 180-Gram Audiophile Series Continues


    Celebrate Their 18th Studio Smash - Give The People What They Want


    First Time 180-Gram Clear Vinyl - Gatefold Cover - LP Poster


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso - Pressed At R.T.I.


    In 1981, the Kinks continued their winning streak with their stellar effort "Give The People What They Want." For this amazing release, Ray Davies, Dave Davies & Co. expand their arena rock sound into a unique brand of rock and storytelling like no other.


    With 11 solid new rockers including big radio hits like "Destroyer" "Around The Dial" and the huge title track, the entire Lp has become an enduring masterwork.


    Filled with even more favorites like "Art Lover" & "Better Things, The Kinks truly delivered one of the most important albums of the early 80's with the hard-rockin' "Give The People What They Want."


    It is with much pleasure to continue our lengthy reissue program with another fine installment in The Kinks/ Friday Music Series with their 18th hit album "Give The People What They Want" now for the very first time anywhere on stunning clear audiophile vinyl.


    Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Mastering, we are further enhancing your Kinks musical enjoyment with a first time gatefold cover, as well as including an LP poster insert.


    *Please note that release dates are subject to change.

    1. Around the Dial
    2. Give the People What They Want
    3. Killer's Eyes
    4. Predictable
    5. Add It Up
    6. Destroyer
    7. Yo-Yo
    8. Back to Front
    9. Art Lover
    10. A Little Bit of Abuse
    11. Better Things
    The Kinks
    $32.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP PRE-ORDER Buy Now
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    Regions Of Light And Sound Of God

    Regions of Light and Sound of God is the first solo album from Jim James, the singer, songwriter and guitarist for My Morning Jacket. Over the course of fifteen years and six studio albums, James has been the focal point of a group that has grown into one of the most acclaimed and successful rock and roll bands in the world. With this project, he reaches into new territory that extends, but doesn't break from, My Morning Jacket's accomplishments.


    Until now, James had never felt the call to create a longer-form album on his own. "I'm very lucky to play in a band with guys that I love, who are great at what they do," he says, "so on My Morning Jacket records, I don't have a need to play bass or keys or what have you. But as a person and as a musician, I love to play every instrument under the sun, and I wanted to make a record where I played all the instruments and produced/engineered it myself."


    The results are nine songs that resist easy categorization, from the hazy space-funk of the opening "State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)" to the chiming, operatic pop of "A New Life." On Regions of Light and Sound of God, nothing is what it seems-touchstones from old-school R&B or island folk or hip-hop flicker into focus and then disappear; a delicate instrumental is titled "Exploding." It's complex but cohesive, intimate and hypnotic where My Morning Jacket might turn more wide-screen and epic.


    "The album knew what it wanted to be," says James. "The songs would tell me what they wanted to be, and I just had to search around and find those sounds to bring them into this world."

    1. State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U)
    2. Know Til Now
    3. Dear One
    4. A New Life
    5. Exploding
    6. Of the Mother Again
    7. Actress
    8. All Is Forgiven
    9. God's Love to Deliver
    Jim James
    $19.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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