Record Store Day 2018

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J Dilla

J Dilla

Ruff Draft: Dilla's Mix

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The producer’s own mixes – recently rediscovered - of his seminal EP, expanded with bonus tracks into a 2LP set, with extensive liner notes and unpublished photos.
When Ruff Draft saw its initial release in 2003, J Dilla possessed production skills on par with anyone in hip-hop – technically and creatively. “At the top of his game,” says longtime friend and collaborator, Karriem Riggins. After years of building while modestly deferring to others of both greater and lesser notoriety, Dilla finally completed the first solo endeavor on his own label, entirely on his own terms. The significance of such an autonomous success often gets overlooked, and partly accounts for why Ruff Draft is one of the lesser-referenced entries in Dilla’s oeuvre. “It’s a mysterious little project,” says his mother, Maureen Yancey. “But out of his entire career, that was the happiest time.”

Prior to recording the EP, Dilla found himself at a crossroads. Estranged from his label, MCA, and separated from the mother of his youngest daughter, frustration abounded both personally and professionally. Dilla spent parts of 2002 and 2003 working on an album for MCA that featured his rapping over contributions from other producers with whom he had connected and whose music he respected. At the time, he was known primarily for his beats, yet reviled for his MCing by most anyone not from his hometown of Detroit. The project was to be an intentional freak of the industry.

The project would go on to spur his collaborative album with Madlib, Jaylib, and would first showcase the template that he would take to his greatest heights with 2006’s Donuts. The Stones Throw reissue of Ruff Draft from 2008 featured remixes of the songs from the album, done without Dilla’s involvement. This version of the album takes Dilla’s recently discovered mixes of the album and restores his vision for the project. “Straight from the mothafuckin’ cassette,” as he phrased the sound he was going for on the EP’s intro. It is buttressed by unreleased tracks and is presented in two versions: LP one is the EP as it was originally released; LP 2 is the alternate version that Dilla had for the project. Author Ronnie Reese expands upon his original liner notes to further tell Dilla’s story, in a booklet complete with never before published photographs from the Ruff Draft photo session.

1. Intro 2. Let's Take It Back 3. Reckless Driving 4. Nothing Like This 5. The $ 6. Interlude 7. Make'em NV 8. Interlude 9. Crushin'  10. Shouts 11. Intro (Alt.) 12. Wild 13. Take Notice (Feat. Guilty Simpson) 14. Shouts (Alt.)

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Diplo

Diplo

California

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​The California EP pays homage to Wes’ first full-length release, Florida, where he spent much of his youth. The sonics on California share a similar tone: slow, vibey, & melancholic, a bit of a departure from the sound he has been known for in recent years. The vibe of the EP is somewhat dark, contrary to the warm and carefree lifestyle one would expect of someone living in California. This may very well be a reflection of the bleak underside of fame & excess in Hollywood​.​ The EP is much more than just a handful of tracks​; it's an introspective body of work.  Diplo has recruited industry heavyweights and newcomers alike, including Santigold, Dram, Lil’ Yachty, MØ, Goldlink and more, as well as LA-based artist, February James, who was commissioned to create inspired portraits of each of the artists that appear on the EP, housed in the gatefold jacket. 

SIDE A Worry No More (feat. Lil Yachty & Santigold), Look Back (feat. DRAM)
SIDE B Get It Right (feat. MØ & GoldLink) [Remix] Plus 3 currently unreleased tracks.

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Disturbed

Disturbed

The Lost Children

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The Chicago band's 2011 album of B-sides, titled The Lost Children because the band looked on them as children and "couldn't pick a favorite". Released for the first time on vinyl in this Record Store Day 2018 double vinyl set.

Side A Hell, A Welcome Burden, This Moment, Old Friend Side B Monster, Run, Leave It Alone, Two Worlds Side C Gode Of The Mond, Sickened, Mine, Parasite Side D Dehumanized, 3, Midlife Crisis, Living After Midnight

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Dr. Octagon

Instrumentals for all tracks from the new record., and will include the new album on CD so fans will get both full album instrumentals on LP and the new full length on CD. Alternate gatefold artwork on 140g black vinyl on 2LPs, printed inner sleeves

Disc 1 Side 1. Octagon Octagon, 2. Polka Dots, 3. Black Hole Son
Side B 1. Power Of The Worlds (S Curls), 2. Operation Zero, 3. Bear Witness IV
Disc 2 Side A1. Area 54, 2. Flying Waterbed, 3. 3030 Meets The Doc
Side B1. Karma Sutra, 2. Hollywood Tailswinging, 3. Aviator Hype
CD 1. Octagon Octagon, 2. Polka Dots, 3. Black Hole Son, 4. Power Of The World (S Curls), 5. Operation Zero, 6. Bear Witness IV, 7. Area 54, 8. Flying Waterbed, 9. 3030 Meets The Doc, 10. Karma Sutra, 11. Hollywood Tailswinging, 12. Aviator Hype

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Dr. Who

The Tomb of the Cybermen launched the 1967/8 series of Doctor Who. Ascribed a legendary status by the fans, the serial was believed lost for many years until a full print of the series was recovered from Hong Kong in 1992. The action of The Tomb of the Cybermen follows directly on from that of the preceding serial The Evil of the Daleks, with the Doctor and Jamie welcoming the newly orphaned Victoria aboard the TARDIS. Commissioned as Doctor Who and the Cybermen Planet, this was the third encounter between the Doctor and his half-human, half-machine foes. It was co-written by Kit Pedler, who devised the Cybermen in The Tenth Planet, and Gerry Davis, the story editor who had helped develop them. Patrick Troughton faces the dreaded Cybermen in the digitally remastered soundtrack of the classic BBC TV story, with linking narration by Frazer Hines. 2 hours of audio over 2LP presented in a gatefold sleeve. Features brand new artwork + pressed on coloured 180g heavyweight vinyl. Also includes bespoke sleeve notes and never before seen behind the scenes photography from the filming

SIDE A - PT1 SIDE B - PT2  SIDE C- PT3  SIDE D- PT4

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Dr. Who

Dr. Who

City Of Death

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Whilst sightseeing in Paris, 1979, the Doctor and Romana notice a series of unexplained temporal disturbances. When a visit to the Louvre lands them in hot water, they realise that a certain Count Scarlioni knows more about advanced technology than a 20th-century Parisian should. With British detective Duggan in tow, the time travellers become embroiled in an audacious plot to steal the Mona Lisa and sell it on the open market. Lalla Ward narrates this classic TV soundtrack. Containing 2 hours of audio over 2 LPs. Presented in a gatefold sleeve with brand new artwork + pressed on coloured 180 gram heavyweight vinyl

SIDE A - PT1 SIDE B - PT2  SIDE C- PT3  SIDE D- PT4

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Aaron Drake

“Godfathers acts as a dynamic, crucial companion piece to American Hardcore, The Decline of Western Civilization and other films chronicling the evolution of Eighties punk.” - Rolling Stone
The original score to the highly acclaimed documentary, The Godfathers of Hardcore. Packaged in a gatefold jacket. Includes poster. THE GODFATHERS OF HARDCORE IS THE OFFICIAL FILM OF RECORD STORE DAY 2018.

1. Vinny 2. Kids Raising a Kid 3. Old New York 4. For What its Worth 5. Ignore It 6. Mom 7. Family Man 8. Destructive Father 9. Heart Attack 10. Roger’s Wife 11. Complete Passion  12. Writing the Future 13. Friends 14. Genuine Justice 15. To the Day I Die

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Dwarves

Dwarves

Lucifer's Crank

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Lucifer’s Crank, the legendary EP by the Dwarves. Back on vinyl for the first time in 30 years. Remastered by Dan Emery at Black Matter Mastering and adorned with multiple vinyl etchings on both sides of the clear vinyl. Rounded out with brand new artwork to breathe new life into this punk classic. This was originally released as a 7” in 1989. Not reissued on any format since original release until this multi-etched clear colored vinyl 12" for Record Store Day. 

Side A: Free Cocaine, Dead Brides, Get Pregnant, Fukkin Life
Side B: Eat You To Survive, She’s Dead, I’m In A Head, Nobody Likes Me, Hurricane Fighter Plane

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Steve Earle & The Dukes

Side 1 -  1. Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way 2. Guitar Town 3. Hillbilly Highway 4. My Olf Friend The Blues 5. Someday 6. The Devil's Right Hand Side 2 -  1. Baby's Just As Mean As Me 2. Dominic Stree/The Gallway Girl 3. Little Emperor 4. Aquainted With The Wind 5. Down THe Road Part II 6. Copperhead Road  Side 3 - 1. So You Wanna Be An Outlaw 4. Looking For A Woman 3. Goobye Michaelangelo 4. Dim Lights , Thick Smoe (And Loud, Loud Music) 5. Amanda Side 4 - 1. Fixin To Die 2. Hey Joe 3. Johhny Come Lately 4. Wild Thing

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Eek-A-Mouse

Eek-A-Mouse

Ganja Smuggling

New 7" Vinyl: $13.99 Buy

Green vinyl picture sleeve, printed on hemp paper. Classic ganja anthem backed with super rare and in-demand dub performed by Roots Radics

"Ganja Smuggling" / "Smuggling Version" 

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Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers

Second Sitting

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Demon Records are proud to present this limited edition Fawlty Towers picture disc, featuring 2 of the most highly rated episodes ever. The classic episode ‘The Rat’ backed with ‘The Builders’. Created by John Cleese and Connie Booth, Fawlty Towers is a classic BBC programme from the 70s. In 2000 the British Film Institute ranked it number 1 in the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes list.

SIDE A- THE RAT SIDE  B- THE BUILDERS

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First Aid Kit

The live version of "You Are The Problem Here" was originally recorded in honor of International Women's Day and is exclusive to this Record Store Day 2018 single.

"You Are The Problem Here (Recorded Live in Stockholm)"/"You Are The Problem Here (Studio Version)"

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The Flaming Lips

A limited edition Record Store Day 2018 7" single featuring two original songs inspired by the new Dogfish Head beer Dragons & Yum Yums, a lip-smackingly tart pale ale. Composed by Wayne Coyne, frontman for The Flaming Lips, the lyrics pay tribute to the colorful array of off-centered ingredients in the beer.

"Pouring Beer In Your Ear (The Beer Song)"/"The Story of Yum Yum and Dragon"

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Fleet Foxes

When Fleet Foxes visited Reykjavik last fall for the local Iceland Airwaves festival, they recorded this stunning version of "Crack Up", the title track from last year's critically adored album. Adding to the majesty of the song is Graduale Nobili, the 24 piece choir known for their work with Bjork. The B-side of this RSD 2018 single is a live take on "In The Morning" originally written by Barry Gibb, recorded at last summer's Montreux Jazz Festival.

"Crack Up (Choral Version)"/"In The Morning (Live in Switzerland)"

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Flume

Flume

Flume

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Flume is the debut album by the Grammy-winning Australian beatmaker, which mixes woozy Dilla-fied production, R&B-inspired bedside intimacy, and many guest vocalists. In celebration of Mom+Pop's 10 year anniversary, the label will be re-issuing key catalogue titles on picture disc. These pressings will include a 10 year commemorative Mom+Pop poster as well as collectible temporary tattoos.

1. "Sintra" 2:35 2. "Holdin On" 2:34 3. "Left Alone" (featuring Chet Faker) 3:29 4. "Sleepless" (featuring Jezzabell Doran) 3:29 5. "On Top" (featuring T.Shirt) 3:51 6. "Stay Close" 2:56 7. "Insane" (featuring Moon Holiday) 3:33 8. "Change" 2:30 9. "Ezra" 3:37 10. "More Than You Thought" 4:05 11. "Space Cadet" 2:12 12. "Bring You Down" (featuring George Maple) 4:38 13. "Warm Thoughts" 3:48 14. "What You Need" 4:10 15. "Star Eyes" 2:26

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John Fogerty

John Fogerty

Centerfield

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Baseball picture disc featuring the only song in the National Baseball Hall Of Fame. B-side features Fogerty's Top 20 hit "Rock and Roll Girls"

Side A Centerfield Side B Rock and Roll Girls

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Ron Gallo

Ron Gallo

Really Nice Guys

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An EP of new material, with the entire track list on both A Side and B Side!

1. Rough Mix 2. Really Nice Guys 3. Related Artists (For Fans Of...) 4. I'm On the Guestlist 5. YouTubular 6. The East Nashville Kroger Conversation 7. Emotional Impact For Sale 8. Pull Quote (feat. Jerry)

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Jerry Garcia

Originally released in 1982, Run for the Roses is Jerry Garcia’s fourth and final solo studio album. Produced by Garcia and John Kahn, the track list includes several new Garcia/Hunter originals, including the album’s title track, “Midnight Getaway" and “Valerie”, plus choice covers Bob Dylan and The Beatles, among others.  Run for the Roses features the first appearance by organist Melvin Seals who would remain with Garcia for the next 15 years.   The album’s artwork was created by legendary psychedelic visual artist Victor Moscoso. Limited edition of 5000, individually numbered on black/orange marbled vinyl

This Side: 1. Run for the Roses 2. I Saw Her Standing There 3. Without Love 4. Midnight Getaway
That Side: 1. Leave the Little Girl Alone 2. Valerie 3. Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door

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Gloria Gaynor

One of the most popular, well-loved disco anthems of all time turns 45 this year. To celebrate we are releasing this heavyweight single with full 12” Disco Versions of both “I Will Survive” and “Substitute” (the original A-side). Go on now, go. Walk out the door. 

Side A: (1) "I Will Survive” (2)“Substitute” / Side B: (1) "Go on now, go" (2) "Walk out the door"

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Goat

Goat

Double Date Original Score

New Vinyl: $33.98 Buy

Double Date is an independent British horror film that was released to great applause in 2017. The film was written by and starred Danny Morgan and was the debut movie directed by Benjamin Barfoot.  Ben approached Goat in 2016 asking them if they would be interested in appearing in the film he was making as he had a club scene where he wanted to feature a band playing live. And when he and Danny were coming up with the idea for the movie they had Goat’s ‘World Music’ album on repeat and it was the band's infectious tribal grooves that he wanted in the scene.  During filming of  Goat’s scene Ben and the band bonded and he invited Goat to score the whole film, so their unique DNA would be running throughout the whole picture. The band liked the idea and decided to take the challenge on. And we at Rocket are very excited to be able to release the complete score Goat created for the film on a special ltd edition ‘pool of blood’ coloured vinyl 10” LP especially for Record Store Day 2018. The album contains all the original music Goat created to soundtrack the film plus the music they made for the trailer. The score also contains a different version of Goat’s live anthem ‘Run To Your Mama’ that was especially created for the film.

A1 – Your Lucky Night A2 – Man Eaters A3 – The Three Of Us Together A4 – Trailer Song
B1 – This Is Your Time B2 – Whats With The Tshirts B3 – Fuck you Daddy B4 – Run To Your Mama (Double Date Version)

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Gov't Mule

Gov't Mule

Girl With No Self Esteem

New 12" Vinyl: $13.99 Buy

Gov’t Mule brings you a Record Store Day exclusive 12” vinyl single that features two previously unreleased tracks pulled from the critically acclaimed Revolution Come…Revolution Go recordings sessions. One that Guitar Player magazine calls “…nothing short of extraordinary.    

Girl With No Self-Esteem / Bed Of Lies

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Grateful Dead

The Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA 2/27/69 show, along with three others from the same year was released in the limited edition CD boxed set, The Complete Fillmore West 1969 in November 2005.  The box, which was limited to only 10,000 units sold out quickly and the coveted shows have been unavailable physically ever since. This RSD 2018 release will be a limited edition 4 LP (8th side etching) set, on 180g vinyl. Worldwide run of 9000.

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Lloyd Green

A Steel Guitar Tribute to the Byrds’ “Sweetheart of the Rodeo” by the Original Steel Guitarists Lloyd Green and Jay Dee Maness. Includes a vocal reprise of "You Ain't Going Nowhere" featuring Jim Lauderdale, Herb Pedersen, Richie Furay, Jeff Hanna, Matraca Berg, Jim Photoglo and Bill Lloyd.

1. You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere 2.  I Am A Pilgrim 3.  The Christian Life 4.  You Don’t Miss Your Water 5.  You’re Still On My Mind 6.  Pretty Boy Floyd 7. Hickory Wind 8.  One Hundred Years From Now 9.  Blue Canadian Rockies 10.  Life In Prison 11.  Nothing Was Delivered 12.   You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere (Vocal Reprise)

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The Groundhogs

Entering its 50th year since release, Scratching The Surface is The Groundhogs' extraordinary debut album. A landmark in the British blues movement, the 1968 release includes their fierce reworking of Muddy Waters’"‘Still A Fool". Newly remastered for vinyl and released in a limited run for Record Store Day 2018. 

1. Rocking Chair 2. Early In The Morning 3. Waking Blues 4. Married Men 5. No More Doggin' 6. Man Trouble 7. Come Back Baby 8. You Don't Love Me 9. Still A Fool

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Dave Grusin

“The Friends of Eddie Coyle” may not be Dave Grusin's best known or most celebrated score but, like both book and film, it's a quiet classic." - David Toop    Dave Grusin's cult funky soundtrack for Peter Yates' 1973 superb crime movie, 'The Friends of Eddie Coyle,' was never released at the time. It is finally out 45 years after for RSD 2018 on Wewantsounds, remastered from the original tapes with one bonus alternate take and featuring a new essay by leading UK writer and musician David Toop. Housed in a beautiful gatefold sleeve, the release also features a stunning cover by highly sought-after Alternative Movie Poster illustrator Oliver Barrett. The music composed here by Dave Grusin for this superb film is both funky and jazzy and on a par with Quincy Jones and Lalo Schifrin's best soundtracks of the early 70s. Peter Yates who had directed 'Bullitt' knew who to go for when it came to outstanding musicians and Grusin was certainly one of the best young composers in Hollywood at the time. He would sign another more famous score in 1975 with "3 Days of the Condor" but The Eddie Coyle soundtrack recorded two years before is even more stunning. It plays like a hypnotic slow-burning suite and is performed by the cream of the LA jazz scene including John Guerin, Chuck Rainey, Tom Scott, Bud Shank and percussionist Emil Richards.  Amazingly the score never got released on vinyl when the film first came out in 1973 and Wewantsounds are now proud to make it available on vinyl for the first time and on CD. First Ever LP release. Remastered from the original tapes with one bonus track. Liner Notes by UK journalist and musician David Toop. Gatefold Sleeve with Artwork by famed Alternative Movie Poster designer Oliver Barrett.

A1 THEME FROM THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE A2 MR CONNECTION A3 GUNS TO ARTIE/ARTIE EXAMINES THE GUNS A4 PARTRIDGE ROBBERY/TAKE A WALK A5 JACKIE MEETS PETE AND ANDREA (MR CONNECTION) B1 CLEAN CUT B2 BAYLIS ROBBERY B3 SHOPPING CENTER (MR CONNECTION) B4 THE STAKEOUT B5 WHALEN ROBBERY B6 EDDIE IS HIT B7 FRIEND'S REQUIEM/END TITLE B8 MR CONNECTION (ALTERNATE) (BONUS TRACK) 

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Noah Gundersen

On September 22nd 2017, Noah Gundersen visited the historic KEXP in Seattle to perform 5 songs from his acclaimed album White Noise.

1. After All (Everything All The Time)" 2. "The Sound" 3. "Heavy Metals" 4. "Number One Hit Of The Summer (Fade Out)" 5. "Bad Desire"

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Nick Hakim & Onyx Collective

Collaborative 45RPM 12" release recorded with The Onyx Collective, one of the most hyped and upcoming artists in both NYC and the burgeoning new jazz scene being championed by Kamasi Washington, Cameron Graves, Robert Glasper, Miles Mosley, et al. Nick Hakim released his acclaimed Debut Green Twins earlier in 2017, following up the critical success of his debut EP series Where Will We Go?

Side A Vincent Tyler
Side B The PawnBroker/Rat Race

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Tim Hardin

Tim Hardin

Lost in L.A.

New LP: $22.99 Buy

In 1965, a young Tim Hardin left New York City for the 'California Dreamin' of Los Angeles. Like many singer/songwriters of the time, he landed at the folk den of the famed music venue, The Troubadour. Holding court there was noted hot L.A. record producer, Jim Dickson. A staff producer for such labels as World Pacifc, Elektra and Warner Bros Records, Jim had access to the World Pacific Recording Studio. The studio where the likes of Sam Cooke, the Beach Boys, Ravi Shankar, Byrds, etc, first recorded. Jim pursued Tim to lay down some of his songs at the studio, providing a back up group with Tim on piano. Recorded on 1/2", 3 track tape, these recordings have never been heard since they were recorded and three of the four Tim Hardin songs have never been copyright or published until now. The 180 gram vinyl records were pressed at Hand Drawn Pressings in Texas on the newly designed and manufactured 'WarmTone' automated presses. Packaged in a limited edition numbered silver foil jacket.

SIDE ONE 1. I Don't Want It, Take My Love 2. It'll Never Happen Again
SIDE TWO 1. My Leading Lady 2. Blues (I Need You Like A Soft Breeze)

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Mickey Hart

Mickey Hart

RAMU

New 2 x LP: $30.99 Buy

1. Auctioneers 2. Wayward Son 3. Big Bad Wolf 4. The Lost Coast 5. Who Do You Think You Are? 6. You Remind Me 7. When The Morning Comes 8. Jerry 9. Wine Wine Wine 10. Nacare 11. Spreading The News 12. Time Beyond Reason

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Hawkwind

The audio here was previously only found on the triple CD Parallel Universe, and before that had never been released. This 2xLP RSD 2018 set is the first time it's appeared on vinyl. Worldwide run of 5000.

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Robyn Hitchcock

Rare live performance recording of Robyn Hitchcock with a full band - recorded May 2017 at The Troubadour in LA. The track listing spans Robyn's musical career - The Soft Boys ("Insanely Jealous), Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians ("If You Were A Priest") and his most recent album ("I Pray When I'm Drunk").

A Side "Insanely Jealous"  B Side "I Pray When I'm Drunk" "If You Were A Priest"

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Niall Horan

Niall Horan

Mirrors EP

New Vinyl: $11.98 Buy

Fresh off the global success of his #1 solo debut album Flicker, Niall Horan will be releasing Mirrors EP exclusively for Record Store Day. The four-track vinyl features title track “Mirrors” and “On My Own” off Flicker deluxe which Entertainment Weekly hails “a collection of easy, feel-good soft rock with hints of influences new and old.” The American Music Award Best New Artist winner has also selected current single “On The Loose,” a breezy, pop-rock jam, to round out the EP with Platinum hit “Slow Hands,” the grittier tune with a stomp-laden beat that earned Horan his first No. 1 on the Pop Songs chart.

Side A: 1 On My Own, 2 Mirrors
Side B: 1 On The Loose, 2 Slow Hands

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Hot Tuna

Legacy Recordings' Live From The Vault series uncovers rare and unreleased concerts on vinyl, featuring classic bootleg-inspired jacket design with unique, artist-specific outer wraps (OBI). Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen of Jefferson Airplane first conceived Hot Tuna as a loose, easygoing side project, showcasing the duro's favorite pre-war country and blues songs in an intimate acoustic style. Live at the New Orleans House features alternate performances from the same weeklong run of shows in Berkeley, California that were used on the band's self-titled debut in 1970--all released here for the first time on LP.

Side A 1. Hesitation Blues 2. How Log Blues 3. Uncle Sam Blues 4. Don't You Leave Me Here 5. Death Don't Have No Mercy
Side B 1. Know You Rider 2. Oh Lord, Search My Heart 3. Winin' Boy Blues 4. New Song (For The Morning) 5. Mann's Fate

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Bert Jansch

First of a diptych of albums recorded in and influenced by Bert’s time in America. As the title suggests, this album was something of a contrast to Jansch’s usual style - taking in swathes of Nashville-infused pedal steel to sparkling effect. Produced in part by the Monkees’ Mike Nesmith, whose guidance is much in evidence on this perfectly measured slice of British country-rock. Includes 4 additional non-album tracks as a download. Limited edition blue vinyl. 1000 copies worldwide.

1. Fresh as a Sweet Sunday Morning
2. Chambertin
3. One for Jo" – 2:28
4. Travelling Man
5. Open Up the Watergate (Let the Sunshine In)
6. Stone Monkey
7. Of Love and Lullaby
8. Needle of Death
9. Lady Nothing
10. There Comes a Time
11. Cluck Old Hen
12. Blacksmith

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Jethro Tull

Jethro Tull

Moths

New Vinyl: $14.98 Buy

The artwork for this six track EP is based around the original single 'Moths', using the same shot of Ian Anderson on the cover and replacing the original black and white for colour. This title comes out following the 40th anniversary release of Heavy Horses, which ‘Moths’ first featured on, and also coincides with it being Jethro Tull’s 50th anniversary year. Worldwide run of 6500.

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Elton John Vs Pnau

Good Morning To The Night is a remix album by Elton John and Australian dance duo Pnau, originally released in July 2012. The album’s tracks are created from samples of various early Elton songs combined together to form new tracks.   Songs sampled include ‘Philadelphia Freedom’, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’, ‘Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word’, ‘Someone Saved My Life Tonight’, ‘Bennie And The Jets’ and ‘Are You Ready For Love?’ The album debuted at No. 1 on the UK Albums Chart and was described by the UK’s Guardian newspaper as “a blueprint for what remix albums should aspire to”. / First Time On Vinyl in the US

Side 1: (1) "Good Morning To The Night", (2) "Sad", (3)"Black Icy Stare", (4) "Foreign Fields"   Side 2: (1) "Telegraph To The Afterlife", (2) "Phoenix" (3) "Karmatron", (4) "Sixty"

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Bunk Johnson

This long awaited release presents over a dozen previously unissued masters of surprisingly high quality from the premier artist on the American Music label, Bunk Johnson. Digital technology made it possible to remove the reasons - often not musical - that they were not issued at the time, seventy years ago. The venues for the recording sessions varied between the legendary 1944 sound of the San Jacinto Hall to the homes of Bertha Gonsoulin in San Francisco and George Lewis in New Orleans. The album receives its first ever vinyl pressing, spread across two LPs, for Record Store Day 2018. The recording were remastered for vinyl at Infrasonic Mastering and pressed at Pallas in Germany on color vinyl.

01. Ballin' The Jack  02. Carless Love  03. Panama  04. Good Morning Blues  05. Royal Garden Blues  06. (I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My) Sister Kate  07. Ole Miss  08. Oh! Didn't He Ramble  09. Just A Closer Walk With Thee 10. St. Louis Blues  11. Basin Street Blues 12. Maple Leaf Rag 13. Bunk's Blues In F 14. Slow Drag's Boogie Woogie15. Don't Fence Me In  16. Milenberg Joys 

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Jerry Joseph

Jerry Joseph

Full Metal Burqa

New Vinyl: $21.99 Buy

Brand new never before released studio record from Jerry Joseph. Recorded at Bob Weir's (Grateful Dead) studio and produced by Dave Schools (Widespread Panic) this electric explosion bring songs full of the stories and statements that Joseph has become known for with tracks like "Peacocks and Blackhawks" and "Power Out" written during his recent visits into the war zones of Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Steve Kalinich

Steve Kalinich is best known for his association with The Beach Boys, with whom he collaborated on songs such as “Little Bird” and “Be Still.” His songwriting partnership with Brian Wilson extends into his solo work, including “A Friend Like You,” the duet between Brian and Paul McCartney. His lyrics have always been imbued with a strong affinity for the transcendental, and this album is no exception, with the music ranging from dark Jim Carroll/Leonard Cohen-ish lamentations (“Things You Cannot Control”) to bluesy r&b rock (“Here With You”) and emphatic rockers (“13th Level” and the title track). Scrambled Eggs is the follow-up record to his first solo album, A WORLD OF PEACE which was produced by Brian Wilson in 1967. It features a dozen new songs by Stevie, cowritten with friends like Dylan LeBlanc, Tara Holloway, Ellis Hooks, Robert “Butch” Johnson, and producer Jon Tiven. Stevie’s poetic sensibilities shine forth, and he is joined by singing partners Black Francis, Bekka Bramlett, Ellis Hooks and the aforementioned Dylan LeBlanc and Tara Holloway. Musicians include Mickey Curry, Todd Snare and Shannon Pollard on drums and percussion, Sally Tiven on bass, Robert “Butch” Johnson and Jon Tiven on guitar and Tiven on most everything else.

SIDE A 1. 15th Level (featuring Black Francis) 2.Who Changed Your Meds? (featuring Bekka Bramlett) 3.Things You Cannot Control 4.Scrambled Eggs 5.Johnny’s Got A Quarter (featuring Tara
Holloway) 6.Tough Life SIDE B 7.Here With You (featuring Ellis Hooks) 8.Wishes Do Not Get Me There (featuring Dylan LeBlanc) 9.Drop Some Kindness 10.If I Could Get The Moments Back 11.Crazy Rock ‘n’ Roll

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Killing Joke

First ever US release of Killing Joke's 13th studio album from 2010, featuring the band's original lineup reunited for the 1st time on record in 28 years. Come on 2LP, color wax + 2 bonus tracks / Never been available in US; available previously overseas in limited qty of 300.

Side A: (1) "Absolute Dissent", (2) "The Great Cull", (3) "Fresh Fever From The Skies", (4) "In Excelsis"
Side B: (1) "European Super State", (2) "This World Hell", (3) "Endgame", (4) "The Raven King"
Side C: (1) "Honour The Fire", (2) "Depthcharge", (3) "Here Comes The Singularity", (4) "Ghosts of Ladbroke Grove"
Side D: (Bonus Tracks) (1) "Kali Yuga", (2) "Ghosts Of Ladbroke Grove" (dub)

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The Kills

The Kills’ Live At Electric Lady was recorded on the 15th anniversary of the band's first ever performance together. Playing to a small, invitation-only crowd inside Electric Lady's Studio "A," Allison Mosshart and Jamie Hince deliver a snarling, powerful set playing select songs from their discography.

Side A - 1. Heart Of A Dog 2. URA Fever 3. Kissy Kissy 4. Hard Habit To Break 4. Impossible Tracks Side B - 1. Doing It To Death 2. Baby Steps 3. Tape Song 4. Whirling Eye 5. Love Is A Deserter

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The Kinks

The Kinks

Phobia

New 2 x LP: $49.99 Buy

180 Gram Audiophile Red & Orange Swirl Vinyl/25th Anniversary Ltd Edition), First time on tri-fold album cover presentation. Includes bonus 12" x 24" insert

1. Opening 2. Wall of Fire 3. Drift Away 4. Still Searching 5. Phobia 6. Only a Dream 7. Don't 8. Babies 9. Over the Ege 10. Surviving 11. It's Alright (Don't Think About it) 12. The Informer 13. Hatred (A Duet) 14. Somebody Stole My Car 15. Close to the Wire 16. Scattered

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Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka

Out Loud

New Vinyl: $18.98 Buy

Side A 1. Black Man In A White World - Live From Royal Albert Hall, London / 2017 2. One More Night - Live From London Palladium, London / 2017 3. Tell Me A Tale - Live From Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham / 2017
Side B 1. Father's Child - Live From Royal Albert Hall, London / 2017 2. Love And Hate - Live From Royal Albert Hall, London / 2017

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Pete Krebs

Pete Krebs

Bittersweet Valentines

New 10" Vinyl: $21.99 Buy

This EP was released in 1999 on CD and has never been on vinyl until now. Newly remasterd and in a "sweet" 10" package it contains two of Pete's most popular tracks "Powder Keg" & "Bittersweet".

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Laraaji

An exclusive new RSD album comprising remixes and edits of material from Laraaji's recent 'Sun Gong' and 'Bring On The Sun' LPs. This album connects the new age ambience of Laraaji's music to the kaleidoscopic cut-ups of the LA beat scene with remixes, DJ Edits and re-interpretations by Ras G, Natureboy Flako, Dntel, Larry Mizell, Mia Doi Todd, Dexter Story, Carlos Niño, Diva, Benjamin Tierney and Daniel Givens. "Laraaji may be in his 70s, but he's no oldies act. In actuality, he's as timeless as any musician currently treading the boards. Be good to yourself for a change and bask in his magnanimous effusions." - The Stranger

Side A A1. Ocean Flow Zither (Mia Doi Todd Remix) 4:16 A2. Introspection (Dntel Remix) 2:57 A3. Open The Gift (The Treasure Expands Remix by Diva) 2:48 A4. Sun Gong 2 (Gong Sun Edit by Benjamin Tierney) 2:21 A5. Laraajazzi (Natureboy Flako Remix) 3:23 Side B B1. Enthusiasm (Dexter Story Remix) 4:05 B2. LRJ n DUB 2 (Lotus & Lion mix by Daniel Marcellus Givens) 5:14 B3. Laraaji meets La Ras_ G 2:57 B4. LaraajiCollaji (Carlos Niño EDIT + Additions featuring Jamael Dean) 3:17 B5. Change (Mizell Remix) 2:59

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Laser Pace

Laser Pace

Granfalloon

New LP: $34.99 Buy

Reissue of the only prog LP Takoma Records ever released -- the 1974 slab by L.A.'s Laser Pace. The album's title, Granfalloon, is a term created by the late Kurt Vonnegut to describe a bunch of people who pretend to be an affinity group without having any actual affinity for each other. We're uncertain if that is suppose to refer to factions inside Laser Pace, but no matter. The album is probably the strangest pieces of wax dripped by Takoma (apart from Charlie Nothing, natch) and seems wildly out of synch with the label's presumed focus. But is a goddamn monster of odd charm, no two ways about it.

A1 Closet Casualty  A2 Avatar A3 (Whoever) You Are (You) A4 Sky Fell B1 Endless B2 Oh Yeah? B3 Redemption  B4 Scatter 

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Latin Playboys

Latin Playboys

Latin Playboys

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Self-titled debut album of experimental band Latin Playboys. First time on vinyl. Latin Playboys is a musical group comprising David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez, Mitchell Froom and Tchad Blake, active in the 1990s. The band began with a series of demo recordings made by Hidalgo on a home cassette tape 4-track machine. The demos were intended for Hidalgo's main group, Los Lobos, but producer/keyboardist Froom thought the demos were interesting enough on their own to justify a new band. With Los Lobos member Pérez, and Froom's frequent production partner Blake, Latin Playboys was formed.

The group released two albums, Latin Playboys, in 1994, and Dose, in 1999. The songs "Manifold de Amour" and "Forever Night Shade Mary," both from the 1994 self-titled debut album, are featured on the soundtrack album for the 1995 film Desperado.


1 Viva La Raza   2 Ten Believers   3 Chinese Surprize  4  Mira! 5  Manifold De Amour 6  New Zandu 7  Rudy's Party 8 If  9 Same Brown Earth 10 Lagoon 11  Gone 12 Crayon Sun 13  Pink Steps 14  Forever Night Shade Mary

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Living Legends

Living Legends

Almost Famous

New Vinyl: $29.98 Buy

Official debut album from the prolific underground rap crew, Living Legends. Features the likes of Slug, Pep Love, and more. Easily a fan favorite album that has lasted the test of time since its 2001 release. Gatefold vinyl with picture discs.

1. Got a Question 4 Ya? | 2. Nightprowler (feat. Slug) | 3. That Looks Good | 4. Black Glass | 5. Rabbit Hole | 6. Common Ground | 7. Flawless | 8. What Would I Be (feat. N8 the Gr8 & Krush) | 9. Anything you Want | 10. Gift Wrap | 11. War Games | 12. Forces of Nature | 13. Osaka Tales | 14. Soap Boxin | 15. Not Here (feat. Pep Love & Jo Wilkinson) | 16. Nothing Less (feat. Slug) | 17. The Otherside (Bonus Track)

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