New Release Vinyl January 2020

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FRIDAY, JANUARY  31th

Art Blakey – Buhaina’s Delight
Neneh Cherry – Raw Like Sushi
William Corgan – Cotillions
Drive-By Truckers – The Unraveling 2020 release.
Drive-By Truckers is kicking off the new election year with The Unraveling, their first new album in 3 1/2 years (the longest space between DBT albums ever). Those years were among the most tumultuous our country has ever seen and the duality between the generally positive state of affairs within the band and the turbulent world outside (or as Patterson Hood puts it: watching so many things we care about be decimated and destroyed) informed the writing of this album to the core.
Jefferson Airplane – Woodstock Sunday
Daniel Johnston – Chicago 2017
Polica – When We Stay Alive
St Vincent – Nina Kraviz Presents Mass Induction Rewired
Meghan Trainor – Treat Myself
Ben Watt – Storm Damage
Tony Williams – Foreign Intrigue
Charles Wright – Express Yourself
Various Artists – Rough Guide To Blues Divas
Various Artists – Rough Guide To The Roots of Country Music

FRIDAY, JANUARY  24th

Chris Bell – I Am The Cosmos
Big Star – #1 Record
Big Star – Radio City
Dashboard Confessional – Best of the Best Ones
Son Little – Aloha
Lord Invader – Calypso Travels
Lord Invader was one of the most iconic and well-regarded calypso musicians of the mid-20th century. Coming from humble beginnings in the musical hotbed of Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, Invader gained notoriety for his unique voice and lyrical prowess. Calypso Travels, his final album released just before his death, was produced in New York in 1960 by Folkways founder Moses Asch. The album showcases Lord Invader’s talent for biting lyrics that reference contemporary happenings, such as the rise of Fidel Castro, his experience at the 1956 World Fair in Belgium, the arrival of the Little Rock Nine in 1957 desegregating the public schools in the United States, and his touring experiences in Europe in the 1950s. An icon of Caribbean music, and one of the major forces exporting it to the world, Lord Invader epitomizes the spirit of calypso – boisterous, acerbic, and joyful. This reissue is part of Smithsonian Folkways Vinyl Reissue Series, bringing to light gems from the extensive collection and revisiting some of the most iconic and influential albums released by the label.
Van Morrison – His Band & Street Choir
Ramones – It’s Alive
Sex Pistols – Never Mind The Bollocks
Supergrass – Strange Ones
Soundtrack – Twin Peaks, music by Angelo Badalamenti

FRIDAY, JANUARY  17th

Brother Ali – Secrets & Escapes
Devo – Freedom of Choice
Devo – New Traditionalists
Bill Fay – Countless Branches
Deluxe double vinyl LP pressing including bonus tracks. 2020 release. The great Bill Fay returns with the third album in the celebrated second phase of his recording career. “21 years ago, Colin Miles of See For Miles records dropped a pebble in a pond.” says Fay. It was Miles who, on a gut instinct, reissued Bill Fay’s albums for Deram – records made in 1970 and 1971 and deleted shortly afterwards – which Miles had always admired. Rave reviews and endorsements from the likes of Jim O’Rourke (Tortoise) and Jeff Tweedy (Wilco) led to a huge revival of interest in this vanished artist. Fay, now 76, was not actually a hermit but a quiet, private person who had withdrawn from a music world changed to the point where he felt no longer involved. But he had continued to make music almost every day in the intervening decades. “Colin said to me, ‘You wanna get out there, Bill’,” Fay says, chuckling at the memory. “I replied, ‘I’m a corner-of-the-room person, Colin’.”
Gladiators – Symbol of Reality
John Lee Hooker – Remastered From The Archives
Da Lench Mob – Guerillas In The Mist
MC5 – Kick Out The Jams
Stevie Nicks – Bella Donna
Poncho Sanchez – Trane’s Delight
Sonny Clark’s Memorial Quartet – Voodoo

Widespread Panic – Montreal ’97
Warren Zevon – Excitable Boy (Red Vinyl)

Warren Zevon – Stand In The Fire
Various Artists – Elsewhere Junior I, A Collection of Cosmic Children’s Songs

Elsewhere Junior I – A Collection of Cosmic Children’s Songs

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 10th

Bad Company – Desolation Angels
Deep Purple – Last Concert In Japan

Deep Purple – Made In Europe
Deep Purple – Stormbringer
Marianne Faithfull – Come & Stay With Me, The UK 45s, 1964-1969
Mamadou Kelly – Bateaux
The Replacements – Don’t Tell A Soul
The Replacements – Pleased To Meet Me
Townes Van Zandt – Our Mother The Mountain, 50th Anniversary Edition

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