1 CD / Cleopatra / 2014-11-18Tracks: Need, The; Inner Vacume; Perfumed Metal; Planet Strike; Strangers, The; Insect Human; Out Of Reach; Brain On Scan; Blood On The Moon
Personnel: Helios Creed (vocals, guitar); Damon Edge (vocals, Moog synthesizer); John Stewch (drums).
Audio Mixer: Damon Edge.
With the Stench brothers on board as the rhythm section, Ch...continue...
1 CD / The Leaf Label / 2014-11-11Tracks: Ghosts & Pains; Offbeat, The; Gold Digger; Mind Blues; Who I Was; Soft Wind, Soft Death; Unreal vs. the Real, The; Keep Some Hope; Everything All the Time
Artists: Wildbirds & Peacedrums
If Wildbirds & Peacedrums' music had to be described with one word, it would be Rhythm, and the duo's fourth album delivers all the power and complexity suggested by its title. Following the success o...continue...
1 CD / Fire Records / 2014-11-04Tracks: Body Is a Clear Place, The; Estuary; World Contact; In the Mirror It's Sunday; Complex Outline, A; Meshes; Juniper; Read the Rules; Arabesque, An; Marnie; First and Fourth; Gold Thread
Artists: Virginia Wing
Audio Mixer: Misha Hering.
Photographer: Frankie Pike.
South London trio Virginia Wing formed in 2012 and quickly started turning heads with a series of vinyl-only releases showcasing th...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-11-04Artists: The Pop Group (Rock)
Some artists churn out records for decades and leave behind little of significance. Others record little and leave a substantial legacy. The Pop Group belongs in that second category, releasing two st...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-11-04Artists: The Pop Group (Rock)
The Pop Group seemed thoroughly unclassifiable during their brief lifetime between 1978 to 1980, but with a few decades' perspective, it's amazing how many trails they blazed at once -- one can hear s...continue...
1 CD / London London / 2014-10-28Tracks: Examination, The; See You in a Minute; I'm Getting Alone; Reflect Yourself; I Will Disappear You; I Believe Your Heart Is No Longer Inside This Room; African Violet Casts a Spell; Yes Yes Yesterday; ...
Artists: His Name Is Alive
Personnel: Warren Defever (vocals, guitar, Mellotron, cowbells); Andrea Francesca Morici (vocals, piano, synthesizer); Dusty Jones (guitar, talk box); Elliot Bergman (saxophone); J. Rowe (drums, percu...continue...
1 CD / Primavera Sound / 2014-10-28Tracks: Hammer Blows; Last Night On Earth; Revolution Blues; Key/Hole; Angles; Bushes And Briars; Late Descent #2; Shouts; You Just May Be The One; Stranded; Home Chds
Artists: Lee Ranaldo/Lee Ranaldo and the Dust
Personnel: Alan Licht, Lee Ranaldo (vocals, guitar); Raúl Fernández Refree (ukulele, piano, organ, Mellotron); Steve Shelley (drums, maracas, percussion); Joao Paulo Feliciano (pandeiro, per...continue...
1 CD / Staubgold (Germany) / 2014-10-28Tracks: Intro; Son; Cumbia; Puya (Mayami Brass); Merengue; Chandeath; Pa Abajo; Muerte Lenta (Logistica y Procedimientos para La Epidemia); Puya (Mayami Brass); Fiesta, Que Viva La
Artists: Sexteto La Constelacion De Colombia/Ensemble Polifonico Vallenato
Audio Mixer: Eduardo García.
Liner Note Author: Russell Slater.
Fiesta, Que Viva represents the earliest recordings by members of the Meridian Brothers, Frente Cumbiero, Los Piranas...continue...
1 CD / No Quarter / 2014-10-27Tracks: Ballad of Freer Hollow, The; Yellow Square; I Ain't Waiting; Intensity Ghost; Paris Song
Artists: Chris Forsyth/Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band
Personnel: Chris Forsyth, Paul Sukeena (guitar); Shawn Edward Hansen (organ, synthesizer); Peter Kerlin (bass guitar); Steven Urgo (drums).
Recording information: Uniform Recording, Philadelphi...continue...
1 CD / DFA / 2014-10-27Tracks: Heavy Splendour; Clerical Collar; Widow Were You Younger; Shroud by the Sheetful; All This Wanting; Hover on a Sliver; Maintain the Charade; Blonde Ascending (Come Into the Clatter)
Artists: Slim Twig
Personnel: Slim Twig (vocals, guitar, piano, harpsichord, organ, Mellotron, synthesizer, drums); Tim Westberg (vocals); Bethany Bergman, Jenny Thompson (violin); Karen Moffat (viola); John Marshman (c...continue...
1 CD / Anti (USA) / 2014-10-27Tracks: Rocco; End, The; Sioux Lookout; Tamboura Jah; Two Bushas; Space Love; Iceland; My First Love; Opera; Aquatic; Forest City
Artists: Daniel Lanois (Producer)
Editor: Adam Samuels.
Flesh & Machine is Daniel Lanois' seventh or eighth album depending on how one counts them. In many ways, it's a new kind of recording from the musician and producer. It c...continue...
1 CD / Warner Bros. / 2014-10-27Tracks: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band; With a Little Help from My Friends; Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds; Getting Better; Fixing a Hole; She's Leaving Home; Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!; Within...
Artists: The Flaming Lips
Audio Mixer: Dave Fridmann.
Liner Note Author: Eric McCune.
Recording information: 3CG Studios, Tulsa, OK; 513 Analog Recording Studios, Tempe, AZ; 5th Street Studios; Brooklyn, NY; Dall...continue...