Soul Jazz: Rastafari: The Dreads Enter Babylon, 1955-83: From Nyabinghi, Burro and Grounation to Roots and Revelation
1 CD / Soul Jazz / 2015-08-21Tracks: Africa We Want Fe Go; None Shall Escape the Judgement; Haile Selassie; Tales of Mozambique; Booma Yeah; Say; African Drums; Hail the Words of Jah; Sam's Intro; Salaam; Zion I; Zion I Version; Ethiopi...
Artists: Soul Jazz
Photographers: Michael Ochs; David Corio; Jim Richardson ; Ullstein Bild; Keystone; Mondadori Portfolio; Lynn Pelham....continue...
2 CD / Earmusic / 2015-08-21Tracks: Welcome; Lust for Life; Heaven Can Wait; Space Eater; Money; Silence, The; Hold Your Ground; Free Time; Heading for Tomorrow; Look at Yourself; Mr. Outlaw; Sail On; Lonesome Stranger; What Do You Thi...
Artists: Gamma Ray
Personnel: Kai Hansen (vocals, guitar); Ralf Scheepers (vocals); Mathias Burchardt (drums).
Audio Mixer: Tommy Newton.
Audio Remasterers: Alex Dietz; Eike Freese.
Liner Note Autho...continue...
3 CD / AFM (USA) / 2015-08-21Tracks: Intro (das Boot); Das Boot; Future Land; Independence Day; Animal Instinct; Hall of the Mountain King, The; Heart of Gold; Man and Machine; Dancing With an Angel; Faceless World; Ride; Days of Hope a...
Personnel: Udo Dirkschneider (vocals); Andrea Had, Leonie Heiter (alto); Kasperi Heikkinen, Andrey Smirnov (guitar); Nathanael Fuchsloch, Ernst Gross (tenor saxophone); Corvin Bahn (keyboards); France...continue...
1 DVD Video / Fat Wreck Chords / 2015-08-21Artists: NOFX
1 CD / Moribund Records / 2015-08-21Tracks: Reverse Tubgirl; Insane Masturbatory Rampage; Knocked Out Knocked Up; Hump the Stump; Flatulent Angel; Shit Slurper; Hott for Trots; Bearded Clam Bake; Doo-Doo Doughnuts; Gore in the Gutter; Yeast Er...
Artists: Nekro Drunkz
Audio Mixer: Mike Lastra.
Recording information: Smegma studios (02/07/2015/02/08/2015).
Photographer: Uncle Drokker....continue...
1 CD / Moribund Records / 2015-08-21Tracks: Between the Fog and the Shadows; Solitary Death of a Forest Spirit; Of Dead Dreams Through Funeral Eyes
Personnel: Vardan (guitar, synthesizer, drums); Reverend John Hex (vocals).
Recording information: Shining Depth (2013); Shining Depth (2014).
Photographer: The Old Boat....continue...
1 CD / Secretly Canadian / 2015-08-21Tracks: Intro; Maximize Results; Fixations; Everybody; Paradise; Alone in the City; General Research; Express; Happy Times; Jubilee; I Already Do
Artists: Gardens & Villa
Gardens & Villa tweaked their lineup after 2014's Dunes, but still steered by singer/guitarist Christopher Lynch and keyboardist Adam Rasmussen, Music for Dogs retains its predecessor's punchy danceab...continue...
1 CD / Fuzz Club / 2015-08-21Artists: 10,000 Russos
1 CD / Birth / 2015-08-21Tracks: Laying Down Rock; Focus on the Street; Cannon Mouth; She Walks So Fast; Hermits on Holiday; Spilt the Beans; Tim, Do I Like That Dog?; Cheerio; Time Between
When White Fence's Tim Presley hired Cate Le Bon to play guitar for the live incarnation of his band, he set DRINKS in motion. While touring, the two discovered the overlap in the weird psych sound of...continue...
1 CD / Metalville / 2015-08-21Tracks: Belief; Hurl the Cross; Culling the Weak; World of One; Dawn of Dilution; King for a Day; Day that Never Came; My Atrocity
Audio Mixer: John Spiker.
Recording information: Sound Instinet Studio....continue...
1 CD / Rise Records / 2015-08-21Tracks: Planet A; Alien; Moongod; Celestial Mechanics; Supernova; Asteroid
Artists: The Devil Wears Prada
Personnel: Kyle Sipress (guitar); Jonathan Gering (keyboards, synthesizer).
Audio Mixer: Dan Korneff.
Photographer: Anthony Barlich....continue...
1 CD / Felte / 2015-08-21Tracks: Thousand Hands, A; Flesh; Can't Take It; Smoke in the Eye; Truth and Perception; Romance; Mind's Eye; Shattered Youth; Into the Unknown; Visions of You; Introvert
1 CD / New Granada / 2015-08-21Tracks: Hey Taker; Weak in the Knees; Manhater; Distrusted; Moderation; Space Race Is Dead; Adult; Blot Out the Sun; Chafing; Not Binary; Information; Subtleties of Shouting; Structure
Artists: Permanent Makeup
Personnel: Chris Staples (vocals).
Recording information: Our Homes (2015)....continue...
1 CD / Metropolis / 2015-08-21Tracks: Porno Drones; Severance Package; Hustler Face; Kollider Skope; O.C.D. Got Game!; Cold Dick; Mighty Mouse; Razor Invader; Harold and Cindy Hospital; Hi Talez
1 CD / 20 Sided Records / 2015-08-21Tracks: Catch the Light; Wilderness; Hold on Let's Let Go; Every Day Youth; Never Fade
Artists: Revolt Revolt
1 CD / Sound Pollution / 2015-08-21Artists: Månegarm
1 CD / Bellingham Records / 2015-08-21Tracks: Deep End, The; Break Me Down; Reintroducing the Red Kite; Before the Persipiration Falls; All the Things You'd Like to Be; I Should Never Know; Golden Glint, The; Fill in the Blanks; People on Sunday...
Artists: Paul Smith & the Intimations/Paul Smith (Maximo Park)
Personnel: Paul Smith (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Andrew Hodson (keyboards, drums, hand claps, percussion); Claire Adams (bass guitar).
Audio Mixer: Paddy Baird.
Recording information: ...continue...
1 CD / Domino / 2015-08-21Tracks: I Do It for Your Love; To Die For; Only You; Girlfriend; Making Of, The; Where You At; XXX; Swarm; Red Raw; Upside Down and Inside Out; Somehow You Know What I Mean
Artists: The Bohicas
Personnel: Dominic McGuinness (vocals, guitar, piano); Dominic S. John (vocals, guitar); Brendan Heaney (vocals, drums, percussion); Adrian Acolatse (vocals).
Audio Mixer: Mark Rankin .
1 CD / Tapete Records / 2015-08-21Tracks: You Know the Way; Absence; In Every Sense; Don't Bring Me Round; Living Things, The
Artists: The Telescopes
Personnel: Stephen Lawrie (guitar, synthesizer, percussion); Jamie Cameron (guitar); Brian McEwan (bass guitar); Ross Cameron (drums).
Audio Mixer: Ross Cameron.
Recording information: R...continue...
1 CD / Cooking Vinyl Records (USA) / 2015-08-21Tracks: Me and the Devil; Impostors (Little by Little); Baby Don't You Lie to Me!; Desperate Guy; Thief; Dogtown; Rosanna; Slow; Getting Surreal; Too Much Wine; Moonshine; Down the Road and Back... Again; Me...
Artists: The Fratellis
Photographer: Eleanor Hardwick.
While the Fratellis went back to basics on We Need Medicine, they find unexpected ways to revisit their early days on Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied. The band recruited ...continue...
1 DVD Video / E1 Music Entertainment / 2015-08-21Artists: Kid Rock
1 CD / Jagjaguwar / 2015-08-21Tracks: Follow It; Take Care of Me; Friend Tonight; Dani; Surrender; I Don't Belong to You; Everything Is New; All Around Us; Further
Artists: Briana Marela
Personnel: Briana Marela (vocals, musical instrument, electric guitar, space echo guitar, piano, harmonium, Mellotron, vibraphone, glockenspiel, gong); Alex Somers (musical instrument, electric guitar...continue...
1 CD / Rune Grammofon (Norway) / 2015-08-21Tracks: Okay; Weight of the Moon, The; Can't Wait No More; Fairweather Friend; You Ain't Got Nothing; Those Memories; Is It Me?; You Soothe Me; Tried to Lose You; Jig, The
Artists: The Last Hurrah!!
Mudflowers is the third long player from HP Gundersen's ever-evolving recording project the Last Hurrah!!. As with the noted Norwegian producer's first two albums under this moniker, the band is compl...continue...
1 DVD Video / UDR / 2015-08-21Tracks: Chapter 1: The Beginning, 1990-1999; Chapter 2: A New Millenium, 2000-2009; Chapter 3: The Consolidation, 2010-2014
Artists: Various Artists
1 Blu-Ray Video / UDR / 2015-08-21Tracks: Chapter 1: The Beginning, 1990-1999; Chapter 2: A New Millenium, 2000-2009; Chapter 3: The Consolidation, 2010-2014
Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Metalville / 2015-08-21Tracks: Counting Down; Internal Carousel; Scars; Prelude; On Your Knees; State of Oppression; Revolution; New Dawn, A
Artists: Renaissance of Fools
1 CD / Dustimmoff / 2015-08-21Artists: The Freddy Jones Band
1 CD / United States / 2015-08-21Tracks: Young Girls; Convoy; Beyond the Stars; Help Sharks; Lonesome Train (On a Lonesome Track); Forbidden Planet; Stop the City; Doctor Strange; Wildhunt; Cars Eat with Autoface [The Heavy Version]; Watchi...
Artists: Inner City Unit
1 CD / Limb Music / 2015-08-21Tracks: In Control; Surrender; Tyrants; Path of Glory; Livin' in Hysteria; Neverending Fire, The; Flashes; Best Days of My Life; Gate of Heaven; Under Fire; White Evil; Rising Sun; He's the Man; Planet Earth...
Artists: Heaven's Gate/Heavens Gate
Personnel: Thomas Rettke (vocals); Bonny B , Sascha Paeth (guitars, background vocals); Thorsten Miller (drums).
Audio Remasterer: Årne Wiegand.
Recording information: Gate Studio, ...continue...
1 CD / Rune Grammofon (Norway) / 2015-08-21Tracks: Alone; Circulating Light; Come Summer's Wind; Green Leaves in the Snow; Fisherman's Blues; Ocean's Organ; Rain, Rocks & Straws; Seagull's Melody; Waiting for the Boat
Artists: Anneli Drecker
Best known as the singer, composer, and arranger fronting dream pop outfit Bel Canto, Anneli Drecker has an astonishing range of credits. She is a noteworthy actress in film and on-stage, and has coll...continue...
1 CD / Moshi Moshi Records / 2015-08-21Tracks: Sometimes; Got to Hang on to You; You Are Gentle; Two Lucky Magpies; Boombox Ballad, The; You Got Me Time Keeping; Walking in the Rain; I Just Want to Be Good; Tonight You Are a Tiger; Over & Out
Artists: Sweet Baboo
Liner Note Author: Jonny Trunk.
Recording information: Giant Wafer Studios, Llandrindod Wells; Musicbox Studios, Cardiff.
Photographer: Kirsten McTernan.
Coming off of 2013's crit...continue...
1 CD / Exile on Mainstream / 2015-08-21Artists: Enablers/The Enablers
1 CD / E1 Music Entertainment / 2015-08-21Artists: Hopeton Lewis
1 CD / Exile on Mainstream / 2015-08-21Artists: Treedeon
1 CD / Appaloosa / 2015-08-21Tracks: Angels On the Other Side; Honky Tonk In My Mind; Frame, The; There's a Whole World On Fire; Together Again; Snowed In; Silver Lining; I'm Gonna Get It; Angelica; Other Yesterday, The; Everything To M...
Artists: Jono Manson
Audio Mixer: Jono Manson.
Recording information: Miniservice Studio, Loano, Italy; Ted Planet Studio, Port Chalmers, New Zealand; The Electric Company, Santa Fe, NM, USA; The Kitchen Sink, Chup...continue...
2 CD / Ernie B's / 2015-08-21Artists: King Jammy
1 CD / Ernie B's / 2015-08-21Tracks: Crying Wolf; Too Fat [Extended]; Security in the Streets [Extended]; Love Child; Love Child Dub; Graduation in Zion [Movie Take] - (take); Give I Strength [Original Take] - (take); Fire Burn; Salvati...
Artists: Kiddus I
1 CD / Ernie B's / 2015-08-21Tracks: Intensified '68; Words; A.B.C. Rocksteady; If I Only Had Time; Chances; Starlight; Ride Me Donkey; Rainbow Valley; Love Me Forever; Once Upon a Time
Artists: Lynn Taitt & the Jets/Gladstone Anderson
2 DVD Video / Blue Line Music / 2015-08-21Artists: Bon Jovi
1 CD / Metamatic / 2015-08-21Tracks: Mirrorball; My Life As An Echo; Perfect Line, The; Spectroscope; Estrellita; Luminous; Sunshower; Ultramarine; Empire Skyline
Artists: John Foxx/Robin Guthrie
2009 collaboration between Electronic maverick John Foxx (Ultravox) and former Cocteau Twins member Robin Guthrie. . Layers of echoes and reverberations are explored on Mirrorball,...continue...
Mirrorball is a melodically affecting exercise in ethereal ambience -- precisely what you might expect from two artists whose CVs list collaborations with Harold Budd. That's not to set Budd up as an ...continue...
1 CD / You've Changed Records / 2015-08-21Artists: Daniel Romano
1 CD / Metamatic / 2015-08-21Tracks: Secret Life, A (Part 1); Secret Life, A (Part 2); Secret Life, A (Part 3); Secret Life, A (Part 4); Secret Life, A (Part 5); Secret Life, A (Part 6)
Artists: D'Agostino/Steve D'Agostino/Jansen/Foxx
2009 musical collaboration between former Ultravox vocalist John Foxx , former Japan member Steve Jansen and Steve D'Agostino (Single Cycle Recorder). Having met during their...continue...
1 CD / Somerset / 2015-08-19Tracks: Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt; I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm - Dean Martin; White Christmas - Lena Horne; Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Bing Crosby; Sleigh Ride - Ella Fitzgerald; Christmas ...
Artists: Various Artists
2 CD / Play 24-7 / 2015-08-18Artists: Various Artists
2 CD / Season of Mist / 2015-08-14Artists: Atheist
Rebounding from the death of its incomparable bassist, Roger Patterson, Atheist plunged ahead and released UNQUESTIONABLE PRESENCE in 1991. Even more complex and exploratory than PIECE OF TIME, UNQUES...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-08-14Artists: Joni Mitchell
BLUE marks the culmination of Mitchell's early, traditional singer/songwriter period, and it is one of the very best albums of that genre. Though she was already beginning to experiment with elements ...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-08-14Artists: Francesco De Gregori
Francesco De Gregori's Per Brevita' Chiamato Artista opens with its title track, a fairly hermetic mixture between autobiography and manifesto about the times when he was an unknown, struggling songwr...continue...
1 CD / Amplifire Music / 2015-08-14Tracks: Every Kind of Way; Devil's Play; Kooky Eyes; Lemon Myrtle; What Do You Think; Mexico; Creepy Cool; Not Bad; It Gets Better; Together We Can Work Together; Tambourine
Artists: Jungle Giants
1 CD / / 2015-08-14Tracks: Anyway You Want; Brand New Love Affair, Pts. 1 & 2; Never Been in Love Before; Hideaway; Till We Meet Again; Harry Truman; Oh, Thank You Great Spirit; Long Time No See; Ain't It Blue?; Old Days; Stre...
British reissue label Castle Communications here opts to license two of Chicago's albums and combine them on a single release, but it's hard to imagine why the label chose these two. Chicago VIII, rel...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-08-14Artists: Chicago
Chicago: Terry Kath (vocals, guitar); Robert Lamm (vocals, keyboards); Lee Loughnane (vocals, trumpet); Peter Cetera (vocals, bass); James Pankow (trombone); Walter Parazaider (woodwinds); Danny Serap...continue...