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ARCTIC MONKEYS-Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino (Indie Exclusive Silver Edition Vinyl) LP ASSATEAGUE - Good Morning Blues BEACH HOUSE-7 (Loser Edition YELLOW vinyl edition) LP

Arctic Monkeys newest release since 2013's "AM!" On this new one, the band attempts to take some steps into new musical territory.

This is the indie exclusive version pressed on SILVER vinyl! This version also includes a 16 page expanded lyric booklet. Quantities are limited! Don't miss it!


out 11 MAY 2018...

A rare gem of an album, this stunning SF private press record was originally released in 2010 and has been out-of-print for almost two years.

This 2015 pressing (on the newly reactivated LUNA music record label) has been remastered by James Plotkin from the original tapes and was lovingly pressed at Gotta Groove—with hand-screened jackets, printed by Mile 44.

Only 300 made, D/L included...

This is an album you need to own...

out now...

'7' is our 7th full-length record. At its release, we will have been a band for over 13 years. We have now written and released a total of 77 songs together.

Out 11 MAY 2018

BELLE & SEBASTIAN - How To Solve Our Human Problems (Black Vinyl Edition) 3-LP Set CHVRCHES - Love Is Dead (Indie Exclusive Clear Vinyl Edition) LP COURTNEY BARNETT - Tell Me How You Really Feel (Indie Exclusive Red Edition) LP

A new Belle and Sebastian release is always something to cheer.
Box Set of the entire 3 EP series!

out 16 FEB 2018...

CHVRCHES third studio album Love Is Dead follows the success of Every Open Eye and The Bones of What We Believe. Production credits include 2017 & 2018 GRAMMY Producer of the Year Greg Kurstin (Adele, Sia) on 9 out of 13 songs and Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, P!nk) on "Miracle". Matt Berninger is featured on the track "My Enemy".

this is the indie exclusive pressing on CLEAR vinyl!

out 25 MAY 2018...

The Grammy and Brit nominated Courtney Barnett returns with her second album - ‘Tell Me How You Really Feel.’ It follows her critically acclaimed 2015 debut album ‘Sometimes I Sit And Think And Sometimes I Just Sit’, and a recent top 10 collaborative record, 'Lotta Sea Lice', with Kurt Vile. One of the most distinctive voices in music, Courtney is known for mixing witty observations with unflinching self-assessment - fast forward to now and although all of the cleaver turns of phrase and an eye for story telling are still there; this new collection of songs see a more serious and outwardly tone capturing the current social landscape yet still retaining moments of intimacy and warmth. As the world becomes more familiar with Courtney Barnett these songs feel comforting and emphatic yet that raw energy and the ability to make the listener think still remain.

This is the indie exclusive version, pressed on RED vinyl!


out 18 MAY 2018...

COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS - May Your Kindness Remain (Indie Exclusive Gold Vinyl Edition) LP DAMIEN JURADO-The Horizon Just Laughed (Black Vinyl Edition) LP ESSEX GREEN-Hardly Electronic (Opaque Red + Translucent Orange Swirl Peak Edition Vinyl) LP

'May Your Kindness Remain' is Courtney Marie Andrews statement piece. It is the follow up album to Courtney Marie Andrews critically acclaimed 2016 album Honest Life, which made Rolling Stone's list of the "Top 40 Country Albums of 2016" and was The Bluegrass Situation's Album of the Year. She even appeared on an episode of 'Later…with Jools Holland.” She has toured with The Head & The Heart, Big Thief, Hamilton Leithauser and more.

This is an indie exclusive vinyl pressing on GOLD wax!


out 23 MARCH 2018...

Like previous albums, The Horizon Just Laughed started with a dream – though that’s where things change, as they often do. It is Damien Jurado’s first self-produced album in a 20+ year career, more personal and more rooted than even his Maraqopa trilogy, as though after so much time on the road he’s stumbled upon his home.
The album feels like a beautiful collage — its narrative pieced together through letters and postcards, with each part contributing to its greater whole, and providing snapshots of ones journey to find a sense of place and connection to a changing world.


out 04 MAY 2018...

"Hardly Electronic" explores the evolution of old friendships, the sadness of losing touch, the inadequacies of technology, and finally, the desire for reconnection with songs like “Bye Bye Crow” and “Slanted by Six.” Themes of connectivity for the online generation are on display in the war cry chorus of “Don’t Leave It in Our Hands,” while songs like “Bristol Sky” and “January Says” hint at how the same technology-connected culture can create division and distance, even in the most personal of relationships. On the flip side, the wonders of technology (and jumbo jets) made the recording possible. With Bell living in Montana, Ziter in Vermont, and Baron on the river, finding ways to work together was challenging. The result is classic Essex Green sonic diversity.
•Peak Vinyl LP:

Limited-edition, indie-only. Single LP on opaque red + translucent orange swirl vinyl. Includes coupon for full download


out 29 JUNE 2018...

FATHER JOHN MISTY-God's Favorite Customer (Metallic Purple "Loser" Vinyl Edition) LP KING TUFF - The Other (Rainbow Marble Vinyl Loser Edition) LP LED ZEPPELIN - How The West Was Won (180 Gram Black Edition) 4-LP Set

Written largely in New York between summer 2016 and winter 2017, Josh Tillman’s fourth Father John Misty LP, God’s Favorite Customer, reflects on the experience of being caught between the vertigo of heartbreak and the manic throes of freedom.
God’s Favorite Customer reveals a bittersweetness and directness in Tillman’s songwriting, without sacrificing any of his wit or taste for the absurd. From “Mr. Tillman,” where he trains his lens on his own misadventure, to the cavernous pain of estrangement in “Please Don’t Die,” Tillman plays with perspective throughout to alternatingly hilarious and devastating effect. “We’re Only People (And There’s Not Much Anyone Can Do About That)” is a meditation on our inner lives and the limitations we experience in our attempts to give and receive love. It stands in solidarity with the title track, which examines the ironic relationship between forgiveness and sin. Together, these are songs that demand to know either real love or what comes after, and as the album progresses, that entreaty leads to discovering the latter’s true stakes.
God's Favorite Customer was produced by Tillman and recorded with Jonathan Rado (Foxygen), Dave Cerminara (Jonathan Wilson, Foster the People, Conor Oberst), and Trevor Spencer (FJM). The album features contributions from Haxan Cloak, Natalie Mering of Weyes Blood, longtime collaborator Jonathan Wilson, and members of Misty’s touring band.

This is the "Loser" edition, pressed on METALLIC PURPLE vinyl! The front cover also has some slight deviations on this limited version...


out 01 JUNE 2018...

The ten tracks that make up The Other represent a kind of psychic evolution for King Tuff. No less hooky than previous records, the new songs ditch the goofy rock-and-roll bacchanalia narratives of earlier records in favor of expansive arrangements, a diversity of instrumentation, and lyrics that straddle the fence between painful ruminations and a childlike, creative energy untarnished by cynicism. The soulful and cosmic new direction is apparent from the album’s first moments: introduced by the gentle ringing of a chime, acoustic guitar, and warm organ tones, “The Other” is a narrative of redemption born of creativity. As Thomas sings about being stuck in traffic, directionless, with no particular reason to be alive, he hears the call of “the other,” a kind of siren song that, instead of leading towards destruction, draws the narrator towards a creative rebirth. Elsewhere, tracks like “Thru the Cracks” and “Psycho Star” balance psychedelia with day-glo pop hooks. “The universe is probably an illusion, but isn’t it so beautifully bizarre?” he asks on “Psycho Star,” providing one of the record’s central tenets. At a time when everything in the world feels so deeply spoiled and the concept of making meaning out of the void seems both pointless and impossible, why not try?

This is the limited, "loser" vinyl pressing on RAINBOW MARBLE wax!


out 13 APRIL 2018...

On September 7, 1968, John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant first took the stage together in Gladsaxe, Denmark. Then billed as “The New Yardbirds,” the band would assemble in the studio for the first time later that month to start recording their debut album as Led Zeppelin, and rock ‘n’ roll would never be the same again. Before the band’s 50th Anniversary celebration officially begins in September, Led Zeppelin will continue their reissue campaign with a new edition of their celebrated live album How The West Was Won, originally released in 2003, featuring newly remastered audio, which was done under the supervision of Jimmy Page.
HOW THE WEST WAS WON highlights the best performances from Led Zeppelin’s legendary concerts at the Los Angeles Forum and Long Beach Arena on June 25 and 27, 1972. Melded together and sequenced to replicate a single concert from beginning to end, the four-LP collection captures the band at the height of its formidable powers. Standouts include a 25-plus minute version of “Dazed And Confused” and a 21-minute medley based around “Whole Lotta Love.” The performances also capture the band introducing songs from its then-unreleased album Houses Of The Holy, which would be released nine months later.

Pressed on FOUR high quality 180 gram LPs! All tucked into a box..
out 23 MARCH 2018...

LEON BRIDGES-Good Thing (Black Edition Vinyl) LP MAJOR MURPHY–No.1 (Cloudy Clear Vinyl Edition) LP MARGOT & THE NUCLEAR SO AND SO'S - Tell Me More About Evil GREEN vinyl

"Good Thing," the follow up to Leon Bridges debut album from 2015, is his newest material since having toured, played on Saturday Night Live, and featuring on other artist's work.


out 04 MAY 2018...

Brimming with jangly guitar, bright riffs, synth-sheened grooves, and commanding backing vocals, No. 1 reimagines 1970s radio rock with bristling sensitivity for our present era. Not quite pastiche, the lyrics of songwriter Jacob Bullard come from millennials' unique cache of societal anxiety and ego-crises. The album's musical sensibilities catch all this with A-side's sudden velocity and mechanical repetitions, and B side's encouraging grooves and contemplative soft-rock. The sound is rich and evocative, owing in large measure to bassist Jacki Warren's faculty for harmonic structure. Drummer Brian Voortman's keen responsiveness to melodic progressions and emotional shifts make for concert-like, energetic recordings--in fact, most of No. 1 was recorded live, capturing how naturally Major Murphy makes music together. The result is an album that holds the kinetic charge of these three musicians. With precise control and live versatility, they never quite let the tension out. Even their dreamy soft-rock tracks have moments that feel utterly urgent, as if something dear were at stake. And isn't there?

Pressed on cloudy clear vinyl!

out 30 MARCH 2018...

Rad vinyl soundtrack, from the film, 'Tell Me More About Evil (a film about margot & the nuclear so and so's).'

This vinyl pressing is limited—so be certain to order yours now!

Also, if you pre-order from LUNA—you will automatically be entered into a drawing to win a SIGNED TEST PRESSING of 'Tell Me More About Evil.'

Out 18 November 2014...

MARK KOZELEK-Live At Biko (BLACK vinyl edition) 2-LP set MARK KOZELEK - Live In Copenhagen (Black Vinyl) 2-LP Set MIDDLE KIDS - Lost Friends (Deluxe Lavender Vinyl Edition) LP


LIMITED EDITION of this beautiful live set from Mr. Kozelek!

Originally given away as a free, limited-edition, unmastered CD, with pre-orders--on the Caldo Verde website in 2012--this is amongst the most popular/in-demand of the live Kozelek oeuvre.

Striking a balance between Red House Painters songs, covers, and 'Admiral Fell Promises'-era Sun Kil Moon--'Live In Copenhagen' hits the sweet spot, for all eras of Mark.

Spread across four sides (featuring first-time mastering and lacquer cutting by the legendary John Golden) and housed in a heavyweight, single-pocket/double-wide jacket--this one-time only pressing (100 LUNA music Vermilion RED VINYL 2-LP sets and 1500 BLACK VINYL 2-LP sets) is the best the audio has been presented, to date.

BLACK VINYL SETS will be available at finer independent retail stores, from 22 July 2016.
LUNA music Vermilion RED VINYL SETS and Black Vinyl Sets, ordered from LUNA, will be shipped to arrive by 08 July 2016.

SIDE ONE:
1. Third And Seneca
2. Australian Winter
3. Follow You, Follow Me

SIDE TWO:
1. Mistress
2. Church Of The Pines
3. You Ain't Got A Hold On Me

SIDE THREE
:
1. Void
2. You Are My Sun
3. Randolph's Tango
4. Jesus Christ Was An Only Child
5. Brockwell Park

SIDE FOUR:
1. Get Along Home Cindy
2. Rock 'N' Roll Singer
3. Natural Light
4. Alesund

Lost Friends, Middle Kids’ forthcoming debut on Domino, is the kind of album that sucker- punches you in the gut, revealing its nuances only after repeated listens. Its 12 songs veer from brittle blasts of indie rock, to elegiac piano ballads, to pop anthems destined to ignite stadium singalongs. The songs’ edges have been kept jagged, the production clean, the band keen to let stray imperfections imbue warmth and a human touch.
As the lyricist, Hannah Joy is unflinching in her ruminations, which often reflect not only the world’s turbulent state of affairs, but also the optimism and joy that keep us afloat. “That’s so much a thread throughout this album” she explains. “Even though things are tough, it’s worth believing in something good and in the idea that we can heal. And in some ways, I wanted the music to be beautiful and a respite from what’s going on.”
Lost Friends is indeed beautiful, and yet it’s also a strange brew of skittering tempos, melodies that suddenly shift from major to minor chords, and rhythmic interludes that set the band apart from its peers. But then, Joy, Fitz, and Day have always been musical chameleons with outsized aspirations. All three members share at least one common thread, though: They know how to craft classic hooks and riffs that tangle up in your brain like taffy and choruses that linger long after the song has faded. And they’ve bonded over a greater sense of what their music should accomplish.
“We are obsessive about music, but we don’t see music as the end point. We see it as an amazing force of connection,” Joy says. “We’re really committed to each other as people first, and then the music comes out of that place.

Pressed on lavender vinyl, housed in a gatefold sleeve!

out 4TH MAY 2018...

NATHANIEL RUSSELL-Sunlight Cassette NATHANIEL RUSSELL-Sunlight LP ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER-Hope Downs ("Loser" Blue Edition Vinyl) LP

Nat Russell's new album (his first on Warm Ratio) is the type of record you only need to hear once; then you'll realize you've found a new, old friend. Warm, off-the-cuff observations about where we are and where you are, coupled with pellucid, effortless music--this could be your new favorite friend...

The CASSETTE version of 'Sunlight' not only features the "Album" version on SIDE A, but on SIDE B--you'll get an exclusive version ("Live") of the songs that comprise 'Sunlight'--performed both LIVE and ACOUSTICALLY!

out 26 May 2015...

Nat Russell's new album (his first on Warm Ratio) is the type of record you only need to hear once; then you'll realize you've found a new, old friend. Warm, off-the-cuff observations about where we are and where you are, coupled with pellucid, effortless music--this could be your new favorite friend...

out 26 May 2015...

The first full length from fuzz rockers Rolling Blackout C.F. Their last EPs are some of our favs here at the shop and we are definitely stoked on what this LP might bring to the table...

"Loser" edition on blue vinyl! Per "loser" tradition, these are limited!


out 15 JUNE 2018...

SOCCER MOMMY - Clean (Indie Exclusive Ultra Clear Vinyl Edition) LP SUN KIL MOON – Ghosts Of The Great Highway (Black Vinyl Edition) 2-LP Set THE BREEDERS - All Nerve (Indie Exclusive Orange Vinyl Edition) LP

Soccer Mommy is the project of twenty-year-old Sophie Allison, a Nashville native. She cut her teeth in her local DIY scene, going to shows and hanging out with other musicians, though she kept her own songwriting secret. All that changed the summer before Allison left for college. She bought a Tascam digital recorder and began to experiment with production, pushing the quality and craft of her songs to new heights.

out 2ND MARCH 2018...

One time only vinyl re-press of this cult classic.

An album as good as Ghosts of the Great Highway should never go out of print. Ghosts continues-- even fine-tunes-- the work Kozelek did with his former band, Red House Painters. These songs are virtuously stoic Americana-- all shimmery guitars, measured tempos, malevolent moods, and wandering melodies. His voice sounds like Neil Young’s, especially in the effortlessness with which he hits the high notes then returns to a lower, earthier texture. Ghosts is a travelogue of sorts, speeding through the Midwest and the West; in this sense, it’s the male equivalent to Lucinda Williams’ Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, especially in the imperfect mirroring of physical terrain and emotional geography. The band Kozelek assembled for Ghosts-- Anthony Koutsos (Red House Painters), Tim Mooney (American Music Club), and Geoff Stanfield (Black Lab), along with a few guests-- ably but subtly bolster his lyrics and vocals, generating a steady clip that never flags. The result is an album as hypnotic as highway divider lines whizzing past. Includes original bonus track “Gentle Moon (Acoustic).”

This is a reissue through Rough Trade and not Jetset.

out 16 FEB 2018...

The Breeders return on 4AD with their new LP "All Nerve!"

out 2ND MARCH 2018...

THE LIVE at LUNA music LATHE-CUT 7" BOX SET THE SEA AND CAKE - Any Day (Indie Exclusive White Edition) LP Titus Andronicus–A Productive Cough (Peak Vinyl Edition) LP

A five 7" lathe-cut, hand-built box set, featuring LIVE recordings from past LUNA in-stores!

•Bill Callahan - Too Many Birds
•Kyle Field - Scuby
•Mark Kozelek - Grace Cathedral Park
•Kurt Vile - In My Time
•Ben Watt - Spring


With design and layout from Commercial Artisan, artwork by Nat Russell, hand-screening by Dave Windisch, lathe-cutting by Mike Dixon, hand-assembling/embossing by the LUNA crew and no digital counterpart—we are only offering a handful of these sets online!

The Sea And Cake deliver a refreshingly intimate collection of elegantly arranged, singular pop songs. For over two decades and 11 albums, The Sea And Cake have honed a sound all their own, comprised of delicate, intertwining guitar patterns, syncopated rhythms, and airy melodies. Masters of subtlety, their compositions have continually evolved - through minute alterations in texture, unusual approaches to lyrics, and creative production choices. Any Day is testament to The Sea And Cake's artistry, song craft, and utterly unique sound. The results are intimate songs that speak to the searcher in all of us. Through shifting instrumentation and sonic exploration, the band invites you into a world that is both familiar and unexpected. Written and recorded following the departure of bassist Eric Claridge, Any Day is The Sea And Cake's first album recorded as the trio of Sam Prekop, Archer Prewitt, and John McEntire. Since the release of their last album (2012's Runner), the band have, in addition to shows, been creatively very busy: Prekop focusing on solo modular synthesizer and soundtrack work, including an acclaimed collaboration with artist David Hart; McEntire's recording and touring with Tortoise, and maintaining a busy schedule as a recording engineer and producer; and Prewitt's work as a cartoonist and illustrator, in addition to duo performances with Prekop. The band, still actively performing with bassist Douglas McCombs (Tortoise, Brokeback), were inspired by the challenge of composing as a smaller unit. Any Day captures The Sea And Cake's distinctive aural alchemy, melding longing melancholy with hopeful excitement. In other hands the combination seems impossible, but for The Sea And Cake, it's effortless.

This is the indie exclusive version, pressed on WHITE vinyl!


out 11 MAY 2018...

The Peak Vinyl Edition of 'A Productive Cough' includes:
This is the limited-edition, indie-only, single LP on blue and gray swirl vinyl.
It also includes bonus 7” with "(I’m) Like a Rolling Stone" on black vinyl in a stock white paper sleeve.
Download coupon included! This edition is limited to 3,000 worldwide…

out 02 MARCH 2018...

TRACEY THORN  – 'Record' (Peak Vinyl Edition) LP UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA - Sex & Food (Opaque Pink Vinyl Edition) LP V/A-Black Panther The Album (Black Vinyl Edition)

a BRAND-NEW Tracey Thorn album is always a reason to rejoice!

“Nine feminist bangers,” Tracey Thorn joked when asked to describe her first solo album of entirely original material in seven years. Resplendent in Ewan Pearson’s unashamedly glittering electro-pop production!

The Peak Vinyl Edition of 'Record' includes:
-Limited-edition, indie-only. Single LP on translucent red vinyl. Includes coupon for full download. Limited to 1,000 in the US.
-PLUS, a 20 pg. 5.5” x 8.5” zine!


out 02 MARCH 2018...

Where are we headed? What are we consuming, how is it affecting us, and why does everything feel so bad and weird sometimes? These are some of the questions posed on Ruban Nielson's fourth album as Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Sex & Food. Recorded in a variety of locales from Seoul and Hanoi to Reykjavik, Mexico City, and Auckland, Sex & Food is a practical musical travelogue, with local musicians from the countries that Neilson and his band visited pitching in throughout.
Sex & Food is the most eclectic and expansive Unknown Mortal Orchestra release yet, from the light-footed R&B of "Hunnybee" to the stomping flange of "Major League Chemicals." "If You're Going to Break Yourself" and "Not in Love We're Just High" chronicle the effects of drugs and addiction on personal relationships, while the lyrics "Ministry of Alienation" drip with modern-day paranoia like the silvery guitar tones that jewel the song's structure.
The modern world, and all the thorny complications that come with living in it, loomed large on Ruban's mind while making Sex & Food. Though he's not afraid to get topical throughout, as evidenced on the surprisingly boisterous "American Guilt" or the roomy-disco medication-meditation "Everyone Acts Crazy Nowadays".

A statement of selflessness, to be sure-but make no mistake: Sex & Food reaffirms the vitality of Ruban's voice in today's musical landscape. .

Pressed on OPAQUE PINK vinyl!

out 6 APRIL 2018...

Black Panther: The Album is music from and inspired by the Marvel film, Black Panther; curated by 7x Grammy Award winning artist, Kendrick Lamar, Anthony ''Top Dawg'' Tiffith & Top Dawg Entertainment.

Double LP, 180g Heavy Vinyl, Black

out 11 MAY 2018...

YO LA TENGO - There's A Riot Going On (Indie Exclusive Orange Vinyl Edition) 2-LP Set

There’s a riot going on. You don’t need me, or Yo La Tengo, to tell you that. These are dark times, in our heads as much as in the streets. It’s easy to lose contact with the ground. Confusion and anxiety intrude into daily life and cause you to lose your compass. There are times that call for anthems, something to lift you out of your slump and put fire in your feet. And sometimes what is needed is a balm, a sound that will wrap around you and work out the knots in your neck.

For Yo La Tengo, this is a slow-motion action painting. Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley, and James McNew did it all themselves, in their rehearsal studio, with no engineer and no complicated equipment (John McEntire later assisted in mixing). They did not rehearse together beforehand; they turned on the recorder and let things coalesce. Songs came together over long stretches, sometimes as much as a year going by between parts. You’d never guess this, since the layers are joined with such a liquid brush. You’d imagine most of the songs had sprung forth whole, since they will enter your head that way. Within two listens you will be powerless to resist the magnetic draw of “Shades of Blue,” will involuntarily hear “She May, She Might” on your internal jukebox first thing in the morning and “Let’s Do It Wrong” late at night.

While there’s a riot going on, Yo La Tengo will remind you what it’s like to dream. The sound burbles and washes and flows and billows. If records were dedicated to the cardinal elements, this one would be water. There are shimmery hazes, spectral rumbles, a flash of backward masking. You are there. And even if your mind is not unclouded--shaken, misdirected, out of words and out of time--you can still float, ride the waves of an ocean deeper than your worries, above the sound and above the Sound..

indie exclusive ORANGE VINYL pressing and limited to 3500 copies!

out 16 MARCH 2018...