Articles by Mike Elias

NEW RELEASE VINYL, SEPTEMBER 2018

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 Jorge Ben – Big Ben Bomb The Music Industry – Vacation Tina Brooks – True Blue Chicano Batman – Cycles of Existential Rhyme Chicano Batman – Joven Navegante Holly Cole – Temptation Billy Gibbons – Big Bad Blues Goo Goo Dolls – Dizzy Up The Girl Macy Gray – Ruby Woody […]

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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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NEW RELEASE VINYL, MARCH 2018

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FRIDAY, MARCH 30th, 2018 Amen Dunes – Freedom Anna & Elizabeth – The Invisible Comes To Us Anna & Elizabeth’s The Invisible Comes to Us taps into their imagination-fueled arsenal to present an extraordinary work of unique, genre-bending storytelling and sonic exploration. Lauded by many well-known musicians and widely loved for their moving minimalist arrangements, […]

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NEW RELEASE VINYL FEBRUARY 2018

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FEBRUARY 23rd, 2018 David Bowie – “Heroes” David Bowie – Lodger David Bowie – Low David Bowie – Scary Monsters David Bowie – Stage S. Carey – Hundred Acres Dessa – Chime Duke Ellington – The Cosmic Scene Duke Ellington – The Money Jungle Esquivel – To Love Again Bill Evans – At Shelly’s Stan […]

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