Articles by Mike Elias

NEW VINYL RELEASES, NOVEMBER 2018

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————– November 16, 2018 ——————————– Gregg Allman – Midnight Rider Quality Records Press all-analog 12″ single David Bowie – Breaking Glass Live E.P. 7″ picture disc with live versions of “Breaking Glass,” “Art Decade,” “Hang On To Yourself” and “Ziggy Stardust.” Kate Bush – Remastered in Vinyl Vol. 1 – Includes The Kick Inside, Lionheart, […]

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New Vinyl Releases, October 2018

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— Friday, October 26th ——- Barry Adamson – Memento Mori Bauhaus – In The Flat Field Bauhaus – Mask Jorge Ben – Jorge Ben Blondie – Heart of Glass The song that burst Blondie out of the streets of the Bowery to #1 on the charts, “Heart of Glass” was the pivotal moment in punk’s […]

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NEW VINYL RELEASES, SEPTEMBER 2018

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 Alt-J – Reduxer Ava Luna – Moon 2 Mickey Baker – Blam Tim Cohen – Modern World Dave Grohl – Play Janelle Monae – Dirty Computer Mudhoney – Digital Garbage Since the late ’80s, Mudhoney – the Seattle-based foursome whose muck-crusted version of rock, shot through with caustic wit and battened […]

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NEW VINYL RELEASES, AUGUST 2018

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August 31, 2018 The Band – Music From Big Pink Black Mirror – Look Into The Black Mirror Boogarins – La Vem Morte Alice Cooper – At The Olympia, Paris Depeche Mode – Speak & Spell The  12″ Singles Depeche Mode – A Broken Frame 12″ Singles Fairground Attraction – First of a Million Kisses […]

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NEW VINYL RELEASES, JULY 2018

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JULY 27th, 2018 Atmosphere – Sad Clown Bad Year (#9-#12 Collection) Limited double half black and white colored vinyl LP pressing housed in a gatefold sleeve, includes digital download. The Sad Clown series first started as a string of cassette tapes and CD-R’s for Atmosphere to sell on tour. Since it’s incarnation in 1999, the […]

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NEW VINYL RELEASES, JUNE 2018

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FRIDAY, JUNE 29th, 2018 Ryan Adams – Baby I Love You The Alarm – Equals Alan Braufman – Valley of Search Buffalo Springfield – What’s That Sound This premium boxed set includes all three albums released by the band in their three years together between 1966-1968, with stereo and mono mixes of the first two. […]

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NEW VINYL RELEASES, MAY 2018

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FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018 Joan Armatrading – Not Too Far Away Jeff Beck – Live At The Hollywood Bowl Big Black – Headache A Certain Ratio – I‘d Like To See You Again Chvurches – Love Is Dead DAF – Die Kleinen Un Die DAF – Fur Immer DAF –  Gold Und Liebe Bo Diddley […]

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It Was A Lost Weekend, Los Angeles, 1973-74 by Jim McGuinn Slusarek

Posted on April 27, 2018

It was a lost weekend, Los Angeles, 1973-74. Tonight Jimmy Olson, drummer for Saint Small, texted me a photo of the album he just picked up over at Barely Brothers (another reason to live in Saint Paul, that store run by my neighbor and shopkeeper Mike Elias!), Nilsson’s Pussy Cats, famously recorded with his pal […]

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NEW RELEASE VINYL, APRIL 2018

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FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018 Blue Oyster Cult – On Your Feet Or On Your Knees Al Church – Night Games DMA’s – For Now Dr. Dog – Critical Equation Elohim – Elohim Forth Wanderers – Forth Wanderers Ben Frost – All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated Godsmack – When Legends Rise Van Morrison & […]

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Wussy, Wussy

Posted on March 6, 2018

Wussy Wussy Shake It Records 1262 2009 / 2017 In case you missed the CD release back in 2009, Cincinnati’s Shake It Records has issued Wussy’s third album on vinyl. And I’m so happy they did. “…Bitter memories will lessen as you live, ‘Bygones are bygones,’ she says as she forgives, But I can tell, […]

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