Articles by Mike Elias

NEW VINYL RELEASES, JUNE 2018

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FRIDAY, JUNE 22nd, 2018 Lily Allen – No Shame Archie & The Bunkers – Songs From The Lodge Jill Barber – Metaphora Binker & Moses – Alive In The East Bishop Briggs – Church of Scars The Cure – Mixed Up The Cure – Torn Down Dawes – Passwords Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley Dio […]

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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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NEW RELEASE VINYL, JANUARY 2018

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 26th, 2018 Big Black – Racer X Calexico – The Thread That Keep Us A Certain Ratio – To Each…  Limited edition double red vinyl Leonard Cohen – Greatest Hits John Coltrane – Live At Penn State University Django Django – Marble Skies Brian Eno – Another Green World Brian Eno – Here […]

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NEW RELEASE VINYL DECEMBER 2017

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22nd, 2017 Arcade Fire – Funeral Arcade Fire – Suburbs Bring Me The Horizon – 2004-2013 Concrete Blonde – Still In Hollywood Rockie Charles – Born For You Das EFX – Dead Serious Slim Harpo – The Original King Bee Jim  James – Tribute To 2 Leadbelly – Celebration: Classic Sides 1934-1944 Morrissey […]

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NEW RELEASE VINYL, NOVEMBER 2017

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24th C.A. Quintet – Live Trips 1971 Marshall Crenshaw – Thank You Rock Fans! Newly discovered unreleased recordings found in our vault from an incredible live performance on June 4th at the Keystone in San Francisco, CA, during the tour of his debut album in 1982. Audio sourced from the original master analog […]

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