New Vinyl Releases, February 2019

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  • FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd
  • Arctic Monkeys – Cornerstone 7″
  • Arctic Monkeys – Crying Lightning 7″
  • Arctic Monkeys – Don’t Sit Down ‘Cause I Moved Your Chair 7″
  • Arctic Monkeys – I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor 7″
  • Arctic Monkeys – Leave Before The Lights Come On 7″
  • Art Ensemble of Chicago – Tutankamun
  • Albert Ayler & Don Cherry – Vibrations
  • Gary Clark Jr. – This Land
  • Claypool Lennon – South of Reality
  • Robert Ellis – Texas Piano Man
  • Feels – Postearth
  • Stan Getz – Jazz Samba
  • Half Japanese – Invincible
  • Helloween – Walls of Jericho
  • Billie Holiday – Songs For Distingue Lovers
  • Skip James – A Rough Guide To Skip James
  • Durand Jones – American Love Call
  • Lil Yachty – Nuthin’ To Prove
  • Lily & Madeleine – Canterbury Girls
  • John Mayall – Nobody Told Me 
  • Curtis Mayfield – Keep On Keeping On: Studio Albums 1970-1974 His debut album, Curtis reached the Billboard Pop Albums Chart Top 20 and was certified gold. It features “(Don’t Worry) If There’s A Hell Below, We’re All Going To Go,” a hit in the U.S., and “Move On Up,” which charted in the U.K. Mayfield returned in 1971 with Roots. His second solo album peaked at #6 on the R&B Albums chart thanks to memorable tracks like “Get Down,” “Beautiful Brother Of Mine” and “We Got To Have Peace.” This new collection, KEEP ON KEEPING ON, is named for a song on that album. Following the enormous success of his Super Fly soundtrack in 1972, Mayfield released his third solo record, Back to the World in 1973. It topped the R&B Albums chart and introduced fans to great tracks like “Future Shock,” “Can’t Say Nothin’” and “If I Were Only A Child Again.” The final album in this new set is Sweet Exorcist (1974), which reached #2 on the Top R&B Albums chart. It produced two singles, the title track and “Kung Fu.”
  • R. Stevie Moore – Afterlife
  • Jeff Russo – Altered Carbon
  • Santana – In Search of Mona Lisa
  • Sleaford Mods – Eton Alive
  • Sun Ra – Pathways to Unknown Worlds
  • Those Pretty Wrongs – Time To Fly / A Day In The Park 7″ (Luther Russell & Jody Stephens)
  • The Tornados – Bustin’ Surfboards
  • U2 – No Line on the Horizon
  • Yola – Walk Through Fire
  • Soundtrack – Creed II, music by Ludwig Goransson
  • FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15th
  • David Bowie – Let’s Dance
  • David Bowie – Never Let Me Down
  • David Bowie – Tonight
  • Ian Brown – Ripples
  • Hayes Carll – What It Is
  • Avril Lavigne – Head Above Water
  • Megadeth – The System Has Failed
  • Megadeth – Te World Need A Hero
  • Methyl Ethel – Triage
  • Patti Smith – Radio Ethiopia
  • The Specials – Best of the Specials
  • Cecil Taylor – Silent Tongues, Live At Montreux ’74
  • Yann Tiersen – All
  • Soundtrack – Greenbook
  • FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8th
  • Alex Chilton – From Memphis To New Orleans Some know Alex Chilton as the lead singer of the Boxtops who had a number one hit in 1967 with “The Letter,” others know him from the majestic Beatlesque pop of Big Star or as the name in a song by the Replacements (“Children by the millions sing of Alex Chilton…”) Others know him as the songwriter of the theme song for That 70s Show. He was at the height of his cult star fame in the mid 1980s when he made these recordings. It is some of his best most honest work oddly neglected for some time but delivered here for enthusiasts and neophytes alike. Includes B-A-B-Y, Guantanaamerika, Let Me Get Close to You and many more.
  • Alex Chilton – Songs From Robin Hood Lane
  • Galactic – Already Ready
  • Eric Gales – The Bookends
  • Cass McCombs – Tip of the Sphere
  • Mercury Rev – Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited ‘The Delta Sweete Revisited’ is out February 8th via Partisan Records/Bella Union. In addition to Williams and Sundfør, Mercury Rev are backed on vocals by an unmatched roster of women across a broad range of genres – Norah Jones, Margo Price, Phoebe Bridgers, Hope Sandoval, Vashti Bunyan, Rachel Goswell (Slowdive), Lætitia Sadier (Stereolab), Kaela Sinclair (M83) + more. Price’s take on ‘Delta Sweete’ deep cut “Sermon” was picked up everywhere from the NY Times, NPR, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, SPIN, Stereogum + more. Listen here. Originally released at the height of Gentry’s Beatles-eclipsing superstardom following her #1 smash “Ode To Billie Joe,” ‘The Delta Sweete’ is an unrestrained statement of empowerment that dips into everything from swamp-rock, R&B-style horns, and orchestral arrangements. ‘The Delta Sweete Revisited’ is Mercury Rev’s committed and affectionate resurrection of an album that anticipated by three decades their own pivotal expedition through transcendental America, 1998’s ‘Deserter’s Songs.’ Not unlike ‘The Delta Sweete,’ that record merged jazz, folk, and rock with Disney soundtrack fantasia, and heralded Mercury Rev’s rebirth as purveyors of a unique brand of the popular American songbook. David Fricke of Rolling Stone wrote the album’s liner notes, in which he calls the original ‘Delta Sweete’ “one of the greatest albums you have never heard.”
  • The Merge Group – A Merge Group Plays Heroes A collection of artists that record for Merge Records joined foreces to perform David Bowie’s “Heroes” Lp, live at Phillip Glass’ 80the birthday party.
  • Bob Mould – Sunshine Rock
  • Panda Bear – Buoys
  • Jessica Pratt – Quiet Signs
  • Prefab Sprout – I Trawl The Megahertz
  • Prince – 3121
  • Prince – Musicology
  • Prince – Planet Earth
  • Wayne Shorter – Etcetera
  • Soul Asylum – Clam Dip & Other Delights
  • Soul Asylum – Made To Be Broken
  • Soul Asylum – Say What You Will…
  • Soul Asylum – Twin/Tone Extras
  • Mavis Staples – Live In London
  • Xiu Xiu – Girl With The Basket of Fruit
  • Yak – Pursuit of Momentary Happiness
  • Various Artists – Reggae Mandela
  • FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST
  • Backstreet Boys – DNA
  • Joe Bataan – Afrofilipino
  • Masaki Baton – Nowhere
  • Beechwood – Glamour Trash
  • Beirut – Gallipoli
  • Ken Boothe – Black Gold & Green First ever reissue of Ken Boothe’s classic 1973. Newly remastered and pressed on green & black vinyl.
  • Bowery Electric – Lushlife
  • Boy Harsher – Careful
  • Clarence Gatemouth Brown – Live From Austin, TX
  • Donald Byrd – Fuego
  • The Cardigans – First Band on the Moon
  • John Carpenter – Halloween, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack On blood puddle red vinyl
  • Eugene Chadbourne – Solo Guitar Volume 2 1/3
  • Albert Collins – Live From Austin, TX
  • Tita Duval – Cumbias Internationales
  • Deer Tick – Mayonnaise
  • Guided By Voices – Zeppelin Over China
  • The Incredible String Band – The Incredible String Band
  • The Lemonheads – Varshons II
  • Mandolin Orange – Tides of a Teardrop
  • Metallica – Helping Hands…Live & Acoustic at the Masonic
  • Neighborhood Children – Neighborhood Children
  • NRBQ – Scraps
  • NRBQ – Workshop
  • Parliament – Osmium
  • POS – Never Better
  • Ike Quebec – Blue & Sentimental
  • Sonny Rollins – Rollins Plays For Bird
  • Rustin Man – Drift Code
  • Horace Silver – Doin’ The Thing
  • Toy – Happy In The Hollow
  • Ron Wood & Ronnie Lane – Mahoney’s Last Stand
  • Soundtrack – Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out with Timothy Leary
  • Soundtrack – Tusk
  • Soundtrack – Waiting – The Van Duren Story
  • Various Artists – Calypso Guapacha
  • Various Artists – Iconic Performances From The Monterey International Pop Festival

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