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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

BLITZEN TRAPPEN-Furr Deluxe (Clear And Gold "Loser" Edition Vinyl) 2-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

It was on September 23, 2008 that Blitzen Trapper, after putting out three albums on its own label, released its fourth full-length album, Furr, via Sub Pop. At that time, it was a record that captured exactly where the band’s frontman, Eric Earley, found himself, both literally and metaphorically, geographically and existentially. Not that the Portland-based musician actually remembers much about the creation of the record’s 13 intriguing, spellbinding songs. Or, more specifically, what its songs actually mean, either now or then. Instead, Furr, stands as a kind of tribute and elegy to the city that inspired it, but that, a decade later, no longer exists.
A decade on from the release of Furr, has released five more critically acclaimed and achingly beautiful records. The band hasn’t loosened its ambitions, either. In 2017, the band put together Wild And Reckless a full-production theater event that ran for a month at Portland’s Center Stage theater and which also spawned last year’s full-length of the same name. There are plenty of plans for the future in the works, too. But for now, just for a little while, it’s time to revel in the joy and sorrow of a time and place that no longer exists—except of course, in a few hearts and minds, and in these wonderfully wistful songs.

pressed on limited clear and gold "loser" edition vinyl!


out 14 SEPT 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 DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE-Thank You For Today (Indie Exclusive Clear 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...

“Thank You for Today” was produced and mixed by Rich Costey (Fiona Apple, Franz Ferdinand, Muse), who also produced the band’s last album, the GRAMMY® nominated “KINTSUGI.” “Thank You for Today” marks the first Death Cab for Cutie release to see long time bandmates Gibbard, Nick Harmer, and Jason McGerr joined in the studio by new members Dave Depper (Menomena, Fruit Bats, Corin Tucker, Ray Lamontagne) and Zac Rae (My Brightest Diamond, Fiona Apple, Lana Del Rey, Gnarls Barkley). Depper and Rae have both been part of Death Cab’s touring band since 2015.

pressed on indie exclusive clear vinyl!


out 17 AUG 2018...

DEATH GRIPS-Year Of The Snitch (Indie Exclusive Clear Edition Vinyl) LP DIRTY PROJECTORS-Lamp Lit Prose (Indie Exclusive Red or Blue Edition Vinyl) LP ERIC BACHMAN-No Recover (Blue And Black Swirl Vinyl Edition) LP

Death Grips coming at you with another onslaught for your ears...

pressed on indie exclusive clear vinyl!


out 07 SEPT 2018...

'Lamp Lit Prose’ arrives just over a year after 2017’s self-titled ‘Dirty Projectors.’ Here David Longstreth’s band returns with a new album that is the yang to the yin of the 2017 effort. The songs signal a page turned for Longstreth: hope instead of heartbreak, a restorative balance. Guitars have returned to the Dirty Projectors’ world,intricate and gorgeous vocal harmony too. The album begins with “Right Now,” David singing, “there was silence in my heart, but now I’m striking up the band.” In addition to the core musicians and guests, LA string group the Calder Quartet, and The Brass Players of Los Angeles both appear on several songs. ‘Lamp Lit Prose’ is a recommitment to the sounds and ideals of Dirty Projectors, embracing the band’s trademarks while pushing forward the sonic envelope.
Lamp Lit Prose will be the ninth release for Dirty Projectors and comes with collaborations from HAIM, Syd, Robin Pecknold, Rostam Batmanglij, Amber Mark, Empress Of and Dear Nora. Lamp Lit Prose was recorded at Ivo Shandor in Los Angeles.

This indie exclusive version comes in either red or blue vinyl (random chance)!


out 13 JULY 2018...

There was something sinister about Crooked Fingers, both the name of the project and the music that Eric Bachmann wrote at the helm of its ever-shifting lineups over 15 years. He retired the moniker a couple of years ago, but with his third album under his own name, the transformation feels gorgeous and final and irreversible: No Recover.
The drunken louts and red devil dawns are a thing of the past now, monuments to a different time. Bachmann, husband and recent father, has some new lenses through which to view the world. But while No Recover is decidedly mellow and reflective, do not mistake it for the work of a relaxed, satisfied songwriter, sitting on some Georgia porch with a stalk of wheat between his lips, gently rocking a cradle with his foot and whistling an old tune.
No, the Eric Bachmann of 2018 seems to view life with a sort of disgruntled maturity and righteous resignation. No Recover is both harrowing and beautiful, and its mellowness can be deceiving. The album is mostly just him, a classical guitar, some treated rhythm tracks, and otherworldly drop-ins from singer Avery Leigh Draut and guitarist Eric Johnson, Bachmann’s old pal from their Archers of Loaf days. He’s got a lot on his mind, only some of it pretty.
The sunset on the album’s cover might be the end of a cruel world for the duo in “Jaded Lover, Shady Drifter,” who introduce No Recover; they feel like flip-side lovers, both sonically and lyrically, of the couple at the center of Bring On the Snakes’ “The Rotting Strip.” But that dark sentiment is quickly reversed with “Daylight,” one of Bachmann’s most stunning vocal performances ever: For a guy who earned his stripes by shredding his vocal cords in the ’90s, he sure can croon. And though the words cast some shadows—“fight for your life,” he implores—ultimately there is hope. “If you try, you can be loved.”
Same goes, to a less direct degree, for “Waylaid,” the record’s jauntiest song, and a meditation on failure and love that leaves room for Johnson’s bright-but-mournful electric guitar to take center stage. But leave it to Bachmann to save the best for last: No Recover ends with one song for his wife and another for his son. “Wild Azalea,” for Liz Durrett—who also makes a brief appearance earlier in the album—is pure ’70s AM gold, including the tinge of sadness that the best of that era embraced. And “Dead and Gone” offers wistful, Bachmann-style comfort to a child. It’s vulnerable and giving, a lifetime promise that somehow intertwines regret and hopefulness.
In that way, it perfectly encapsulates No Recover—and Bachmann himself—circa 2018. He’s got a lifetime of experience behind him, and a catalog that runs the gamut from fiery to scary to simply beautiful, sometimes all at once. But it also feels like a new beginning. Here’s to another 25 (or more!) years of watching him grow.

the "peak" vinyl edition is pressed on blue and black swirl vinyl!


out 07 SEPT 2018...

ERIC'S TRIP-Forever Again (Black Edition Vinyl) LP ERIC'S TRIP-Purple Blue (Black Edition Vinyl) LP ESSEX GREEN-Hardly Electronic (Opaque Red + Translucent Orange Swirl Peak Edition Vinyl) LP

Forever Again is the band’s second full-length, and their follow-up to their Sub Pop debut, 1993’s Love Tara. It was recorded in 1994 at guitarist Rick White’s home studio, Stereo Mountain. It has been out of print on vinyl since its original, 1994 pressing.


out 15 JUNE 2018...

Purple Blue is Eric’s Trip’s third album, and it was originally released in 1996. It has been out of print on vinyl since its original, 1996 pressing.


out 15 JUNE 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 FLORENCE+THE MACHINE-High As Hope (Black Edition Vinyl) LP JASON ISBELL-Live From The Ryman (Black Edition Vinyl) 2-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...

Six-time Grammy-nominee Florence + the Machine to release hugely-anticipated new album 'High As Hope' June 29th via Virgin EMI /Republic Records. 'High As Hope' is the sound of an artist who appears more certain than ever of herself. Florence writes about her teens and twenties with a renewed, more mature perspective: of growing up in South London, of family, relationships and art itself.


out 29 JUNE 2018...

The 13-track live album features performances of tracks from 2017's The Nashville Sound, 2015's Something More Than Free, and 2013's Southeastern, the majority of which were recorded during his 2017 string of Ryman shows. Among the tracks are the Grammy-winning "If We Were Vampires" and fan favorite "Cover Me Up."

1. "Hope the High Road"
2. "24 Frames"
3. "White Man's World"
4. "Flagship"
5. "Cumberland Gap"
6. "Something More Than Free"
7. "The Life You Chose"
8. "Elephant"
9. "Flying Over Water"
10. "Last of My Kind"
11. "Cover Me Up"
12. "Super 8"
13. "If We Were Vampires"


out 19 OCT 2018...

JEREMY ENIGK-Return Of The Frog Queen (Purple Vinyl Edition) LP JIM JAMES-Uniform Distortion (Black Edition Vinyl) LP JOHN COLTRANE-Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album (Deluxe Edition Vinyl) 2-LP Set

Jeremy Enigk performed with legendary indie rock band Sunny Day Real Estate from 1993 to 2000. He was their singer, songwriter, and one of their guitarists. In 1996, following Sunny Day Real Estate’s first breakup (which lasted from 1995 to 1997), Enigk released his first solo album, Return of the Frog Queen.
Return of the Frog Queen represents a major shift from the sound of Sunny Day Real Estate. The album features a 21-piece orchestra backing Enigk as he performs striking, dramatic, chamber-pop compositions that demonstrate the full breadth of Enigk’s talents as a singer, musician, and songwriter. The album was produced by Greg Williamson, who also produced Sunny Day Real Estate’s 1998 comeback album, How it Feels to Be Something On.
Return of the Frog Queen has been out of print since its original 1996 pressing. This reissue includes the original album, remastered in 2018, plus digital bonus tracks from Enigk’s 1996 live session on Seattle radio station The End.

pressed on purple wax!


out 25 MAY 2018...

My head feels like it is exploding with the amount of information we are forced to consume on a daily basis, and how that information is so DISTORTED there is almost no longer any tangible truth,” says James. “The name of my new record is UNIFORM DISTORTION because I feel like there is this blanket distortion on society/media and the way we gather our ‘news and important information. More and more of us are feeling lost and looking for new ways out of this distortion and back to the truth…and finding hope in places like the desert where I write this now...finding hope in the land and in the water and in old books offering new ideas and most importantly in each other and love.


out 29 JULY 2018...

'Both Directions At Once' was initially recorded in 1963 but was shelved and eventually the master tape was destroyed to make more storage room at Impulse. Luckily, Coltrane was given a copy which has stayed in obscurity until now. Featuring his classic quartet (Tyner, Garrison, and Jones), 'Both Directions At Once' finds Coltrane before after 'Duke Ellington and John Coltrane' and before 'A Love Supreme.' With one foot in the past and one foot forward, here's a fresh look at Coltrane 55 years later.

This deluxe edition includes a second LP containing seven unused takes, housed in die-cut gatefold sleeve with printed inner sleeves, foldout inserts and extensive liner notes.


out 29 JUNE 2018...

KAMASI WASHINGTON-Heaven And Earth (Black Edition Vinyl) 4-LP Set KANYE WEST-Ye (Black Edition Vinyl) LP KEVIN KRAUTER-Toss Up (Clear Green Edition Vinyl) LP

OVER 2.5 HOURS WORTH OF MUSIC ACROSS 4 VINYL LPs HOUSED WITHIN A BESPOKE GATEFOLD SLEEVE.

Kamasi Washington’s sophomore album Heaven and Earth not only fulfills its overarching ambition, but illustrates the dialectic between seen and unseen, real and imagined, citizen and culture, self and self, as well as self and other, and does so through the lens of a mature but never jaded revolutionary consciousness. The artist’s own words best convey the inspiration behind this monolith of an album “The world that my mind lives in, lives in my mind. This idea inspired me to make this album Heaven and Earth. The reality we experience is a mere creation of our consciousness, but our consciousness creates this reality based on those very same experiences. We are simultaneously the creators of our personal universe and creations of our personal universe. The Earth side of this album represents the world as I see it outwardly, the world that I am a part of. The Heaven side of this album represents the world as I see it inwardly, the world that is a part of me. Who I am and the choices I make lie somewhere in between.”

TRACK LISTING
A1. Fists of Fury A2. Can You Hear Him
B1. Hub-Tones B2. Connections
C1. Tiffakonkae C2. The Invincible Youth
D1. Testify D2. One of One
E1. The Space Travelers Lullaby E2. Vi Lua Vi Sol
F1. Street Fighter Mas F2. Song For The Fallen
G1. Journey G2. The Psalmnist
H1. Show Us The Way H2. Will You Sing


out 22 JUNE 2018...

kanye's latest lands on the vinyl format.


release date to be announced.

"Useful Solitude" is the phrase Kevin Krauter uses to describe Toss Up, his upcoming full-length debut on Bayonet Records - both the conditions in which it was created and the prevailing theme of these nine iridescent indie-pop songs. In between tours the Indiana musician spent long hours in his basement, guitars and vintage keyboards his only company, and tested out ideas, explored new sonic avenues, savored new sounds, and taught himself how to play a few instruments.

'Toss Up' builds on the sonic worlds of Krauter's first releases, conveying a similar mood with a greater array of instruments and influences. An insightful songwri'er with a lyrical style that is both economical and evocative, Krauter crafts unique soundscapes that scramble a range of influences - '60s flower pop, 70s easy listening, '80s New Wave, '90s alt-radio, '00s indie rock. The secret tension on Toss Up, the engine that drives these songs: melody propelled by rhythm, melancholy fended off by the exuberance of simply creating art.

pressed on clear green vinyl!


out 15 JUNE 2018...

KING TUFF - The Other (Rainbow Marble Vinyl Loser Edition) LP LEON BRIDGES-Good Thing (Black Edition Vinyl) LP LOVE LANGUAGE-Baby Grand (Pink + Yellow Marble Peak Edition Vinyl) LP

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...

"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...

You may not be able to see the gorgeous landscapes behind Baby Grand, Stuart McLamb’s fourth record as The Love Language, but they’re so essential to the picture you’ll feel them in every note. Started in, of all places, a cavernous Virginia hammock factory, fragmentary demos came alive when splashed by sunshine during a move across the country to California, where the album was completed. “It was something just about being in a new city, and a new light,” McLamb says, “and reopening the sessions, and this demo that I thought was a throwaway, suddenly I’m really feeling it….” You can hear the freedom kick in when the backwoods country shuffle of “Castle in the Sky” explodes into a full-on aughts anthem, equal parts outstretched arms and pumped fists.

Peak vinyl edition exclusive to indie retailers! Pressed on pink+yellow marble vinyl, limited to only 2,500 copies!


out 03 AUGUST 2018...

LOW - DOUBLE NEGATIVE (CLEAR Vinyl LOSER Edition) LP MADONNA - Like A Virgin (Solid White Vinyl Edition) LP MAJOR MURPHY–No.1 (Cloudy Clear Vinyl Edition) LP

In 2018, Low will turn twenty-five. Since 1993, Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker—the married couple whose heaven-and-earth harmonies have always held the band’s center—have pioneered a subgenre, shrugged off its strictures, recorded a Christmas classic, become a magnetic onstage force, and emerged as one of music’s most steadfast and vital vehicles for pulling light from our darkest emotional recesses. But Low will not commemorate its first quarter-century with mawkish nostalgia or safe runs through songbook favorites. Instead, in faithfully defiant fashion, Low will release its most brazen, abrasive (and, paradoxically, most empowering) album ever: 'Double Negative,' an unflinching eleven-song quest through snarling static and shattering beats that somehow culminates in the brightest pop song of Low’s career.

'Double Negative' is, indeed, a record perfectly and painfully suited for our time. Loud and contentious and commanding, Low fights for the world by fighting against it. It begins in pure bedlam, with a beat built from a loop of ruptured noise waging war against the paired voices of Sparhawk and Parker the moment they begin to sing during the massive "Quorum" (lunation note: i've had "Quorum" in my ears for a few months—it will knock you out…). For forty minutes, they indulge the battle, trying to be heard amid the noisy grain, sometimes winning and sometimes being tossed toward oblivion. In spite of the mounting noise, Sparhawk and Parker still sing. Or maybe they sing because of the noise.
For Low, has there ever really been a difference?

Out 14 SEPTEMBER 2018.

Released in 1984, "Like A Virgin" is Madonna’s highly successful sophomore album. Produced by Nile Rodgers, the album features the classics 'Material Girl' and 'Like A Virgin.'

Part of Rhino's "Back To The 80s" series, this album is pressed on solid white vinyl!


out 03 JUNE 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...

MARGOT & THE NUCLEAR SO AND SO'S - Tell Me More About Evil GREEN vinyl MARK KOZELEK-Live At Biko (BLACK vinyl edition) 2-LP set MARK KOZELEK - Live In Copenhagen (Black Vinyl) 2-LP Set

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...


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

MASS GOTHIC-I've Tortured You Long Enough ("Black And White Marble "Loser" Edition Vinyl) LP MIDDLE KIDS - Lost Friends (Deluxe Lavender Vinyl Edition) LP MITSKI-Be The Cowboy (Coke Bottle Clear Edition Vinyl) LP

I've Tortured You Long Enough is the tongue-in-cheek title of Mass Gothic's second album. Husband/wife duo Noel Heroux and Jessica Zambri have always dipped in and out of each other's creative spaces, advising on their respective outputs and supporting one another. But, until this record, they had never completely committed to doing an entire album as a duo, sharing
an equal load. The result is a record packed with the tension, chaos and beauty of a fluid and cathartic two-way conversation. In a universe that increasingly threatens our abilities to communicate and coexist, their creative union isn't just inspired but important.
When Heroux put out Mass Gothic’s 2016 debut, following the end of his prior band, Hooray for Earth, he did so as a solo entity. Plagued by insecurities and anxieties, Heroux wasn't ready to deal with putting his trust and confidence into another shared project. So what changed? He can't exactly pinpoint when the phrase “I've tortured you long enough” came to him, but it
became a mantra, almost a premonition. He had tortured his own psyche long enough, and was particularly in need of forcing himself out of his comfort zone and letting go of that prior stubbornness. And the phrase has a broader application, too. “It covers so many bases but it's taken on extra meaning in the past couple of years when everybody is at each other's throats,
frustrated and confused all the time,”
Heroux explains.Heroux and Zambri wrote I’ve Tortured You Long Enough while bouncing around the country without a place to call home. From working in a rented cabin in upstate New York, to living out of a car with a duffel bag of clothes, to crashing with their co-producer Josh Ascalon in LA, to ditching a mixed version of the album and rerecording the whole thing, the band worked tirelessly while their lives were totally in flux. “Maybe we wouldn't have been able to do it if we were anchored at home. We were forced into it. Jess was trying to open me up and if we could have just sat on a couch and thrown on the TV it probably wouldn't have worked.” The album was ultimately recorded in Brooklyn with Rick Kwan, and Chris Coady mixed the record and Heba Kadry mastered it. The final product recalls the frantic energy of Animal Collective and the celestial torch-bearing of Bat for Lashes, and reveals a remarkable arc. It begins from a place of uncertainty, disquiet, and self-doubt, and concludes with the comfort in knowing that you can be both independent and successful in a relationship.


pressed on limited black and white marble loser edition vinyl!


out 31 AUG 2018...

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...

The breakout success of 2016’s Puberty 2 saw Mitski hailed as the new vanguard of indie rock, the one to save the genre from the white dudes who’ve historically dominated it. But the often overlooked aspect of being a rising star is the sheer amount of work that goes into it. “I had been on the road for a long time, which is so isolating, and had to run my own business at the same time,” Mitski explains, “a lot of this record was me not having any feelings, being completely spent, but then trying to rally myself and wake up and get back to Mitski. I was feeling really nihilistic and trying to make pop songs.”

We want our artists to be strong but we also expect them to be vulnerable. Rather than avoiding this dilemma, she addresses directly the power that comes from appearing impenetrable and loneliness that follows. “With a lot of the romantic infatuations I’ve had,” she says, “when I look back, I wonder, Did I want them or did I want to be them? Did I love them or did I want to absorb whatever power they had? I decided I could just be my own cowboy gure that I so desire.” In Be The Cowboy, Mitski delves into the loneliness of being a symbol and the loneliness of being someone, and how it can feel so much like being no one.

pressed on coke bottle clear vinyl!


out 17 AUGUST 2018...

NATHANIEL RUSSELL-Sunlight Cassette NATHANIEL RUSSELL-Sunlight LP PRINCE - Piano & Microphone 1983 (Deluxe Edition) LP/CD

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...

(Minneapolis, MN - June 7, 2018) Today the Prince Estate, in partnership with Warner Bros. Records, announced the release of the Piano & A Microphone 1983 album on what would have been Prince's 60th birthday. The nine track, 35-minute album features a previously unreleased home studio cassette recording of Prince at his piano captured in 1983.

"This raw, intimate recording, which took place at the start of Prince's career right before he achieved international stardom, is similar in format to the Piano & A Microphone Tour that he ended his career with in 2016," said Prince Estate entertainment adviser Troy Carter. "The Estate is excited to be able to give fans a glimpse of his evolution and show how his career ultimately came full circle with just him and his piano."

The private rehearsal provides a rare, intimate glimpse into Prince's creative process as he worked through songs which include "17 Days" and "Purple Rain" (neither of which would be released until 1984), a cover of Joni Mitchell's "A Case Of You", "Strange Relationship" (not released until 1987 on his critically acclaimed Sign O' The Times album), and "International Lover". The album also includes a rare recording of the 19th Century spiritual "Mary Don't You Weep" which will be featured during the end credits of Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman in theaters August 2018. For fans of Prince's spontaneous live medleys, tracks 1-7 of the album are presented in that same format as they were originally recorded.

The Deluxe CD+LP format will include a 12" booklet featuring brand new liner notes written by Prince's then engineer Don Batts, as well as candid shots of Prince including never before seen images.


out 21 SEPT 2018...

PROTOMARTYR-Consolation (Indie Exclusive Yellow Edition Vinyl) EP RICHARD EDWARDS - LIVE At LUNA music RSD 2017  (Black Vinyl Edition) LP ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER-Hope Downs (Black Edition Vinyl) LP

Following their critically acclaimed Domino debut “RELATIVES IN DESCENT”, the band is happy to announce a four song EP of brand new material recorded in collaboration with KELLEY DEAL (The Breeders) and MIKE MONTGOMERY (R.Ring, Ampline).

“For Mike and I, working on this EP with Protomartyr was a re-kindling of the tender spark that was struck upon our first encounter with them years ago in Texas. They were graciously tolerant and receptive to my production ideas on the songs and the project quickly grew beyond our private orb. We have cello from Lori Goldston, viola from Jocelyn Hach and even bass clarinet from Evan Ziporyn, and I do some singing with Joe. There's a lot of trust involved when an artist places their songs in your hands, and we were very mindful of that while intentionally trying to take the songs in new directions.“- Kelley Deal


out 15 JUNE 2018...

This. This is what it is ALL about, when you've been in the game for over 30 years--it's working with friends!
If you partied with us last year, on RSD, then you were fortunate to see Richard Edwards captivate the crowd (it was his first public performance in years) with a stripped-down, direct-shot set of the lethal songs from his his just-released "Lemon Cotton Candy Sunset" LP--as well as a few songs from his earlier cannon. We had the foresight to hit record and are happy to announce for RSD 2018:

RICHARD EDWARDS - LIVE at LUNA music RSD 2017
Featuring the songs:
-"Lil Dead Eye-d"
-"Disappeared Planets"
-"Git Paid"
-"Hello, San Francisco"
-"When You're Gone"
-"Pornographic Teens"
-"Rollin', Rollin', Rollin'"
-"Moonwrapped"
-"Broad Ripple Is Burning"

Recorded by Jeff Dupont--this vinyl-only release (with no download) was cut-for-vinyl by the legendary John Golden and pressed in an edition of 300 copies!
This stunning package also features illustrations and layout by BrainTwins, that have been printed on 24pt. reverse board--for the complete 'Zuma'.

This is the black vinyl version!

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...


out 15 JUNE 2018...

SOCCER MOMMY - Clean (Indie Exclusive Ultra Clear Vinyl Edition) LP SPIRITUALIZED-And Nothing Hurt (Indie Exclusive White Edition Vinyl) LP SUN KIL MOON – Ghosts Of The Great Highway (Black Vinyl Edition) 2-LP Set

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...

Spiritualized's first album in six year since 2012's "Sweet Heart Sweet Light!"
In a press statement, Spiritualized’s Jason Pierce elaborates on his comments about this being the band’s final album: “I was quite sincere about that and I still feel like it might be the case. It was such hard work. I found myself going crazy for so long. It’s not like there’s no coming back, I’m fine now… it’s just such a hard thing to do, to make a record like this on your own.”

01 A Perfect Miracle
02 I'm Your Man
03 Here It Comes (The Road) Let's Go
04 Let’s Dance
05 On the Sunshine
06 Damaged
07 The Morning After
08 The Prize
09 Sail on Through

pressed on indie exclusive white vinyl!


out 07 SEPT 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 - All Nerve (Indie Exclusive Orange Vinyl Edition) LP THE SEA AND CAKE - Any Day (Indie Exclusive White Edition) LP THIS HEAT-Live 80-81 (Indie Exclusive Soft Baby Blue Edition Vinyl) LP

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

out 2ND MARCH 2018...

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...

Formed in 1976 in Brixton, a multicultural, and – at the time – down-at-heel part of south London, This Heat were born into a music scene in rapid flux, first thanks to the punk explosion and then via new wave and its myriad offshoots into pop, rock and art-rock. But while many sought to apply punk attitude to chart-friendly sounds, This Heat were concocting some of the most experimental ideas ever committed to tape, taking influence from musique concrète, krautrock, the burgeoning industrial scene and even the dub reggae blasting out in their home borough.

In many ways, the nuanced sound worlds created in the studio by This Heat are tailor made for sedentary headphone listening. But pulling off such complicated, genre defying compositions live was surely something to witness. Until now, there was no real official document of the group’s live performances. Compiled by Charles Hayward and Charles Bullen from rough cassette tape recordings of European gigs in Tilburg, Nijmegen, Ärhus, Apeldoorn, Vienna and Rheims between April 1980 and June 1981, Live 80-81 is an essential document of This Heat’s powerful live performances.

Following Modern Classics Recordings’ 2016 reissue campaign to mark the band’s 40th anniversary, these new releases Made Available, Repeat / Metal and Live 80 – 81 round out the story. Each release is sanctioned by surviving members Charles Bullen and Charles Hayward and features newly remastered audio sourced from original tapes.

indie exclusive soft baby blue vinyl limited to only 500 copies!


out 03 AUGUST 2018...

THIS HEAT-Repeat/Metal (Indie Exclusive Slate Grey Edition Vinyl) LP Titus Andronicus–A Productive Cough (Peak Vinyl Edition) LP TRACEY THORN  – 'Record' (Peak Vinyl Edition) LP

Formed in 1976 in Brixton, a multicultural, and – at the time – down-at-heel part of south London, This Heat were born into a music scene in rapid flux, first thanks to the punk explosion and then via new wave and its myriad offshoots into pop, rock and art-rock. But while many sought to apply punk attitude to chart-friendly sounds, This Heat were concocting some of the most experimental ideas ever committed to tape, taking influence from musique concrète, krautrock, the burgeoning industrial scene and even the dub reggae blasting out in their home borough.

Recorded from 1979 – 1980 Repeat / Metal is essentially This Heat’s third proper album, although it was released posthumously in 1993. Arguably their most radical work, Repeat / Metal features side-length tape experiments ranging from the dubby drum loops of “Repeat”, a 20 minute edit / reworking of their landmark piece “24 Track Loop”, to the gamelan-inspired sounds of “Metal”, an electro-acoustic work recorded outside of their studio, Cold Storage, and helmed by member Gareth Williams.

Following Modern Classics Recordings’ 2016 reissue campaign to mark the band’s 40th anniversary, these new releases Made Available, Repeat / Metal and Live 80 – 81 round out the story. Each release is sanctioned by surviving members Charles Bullen and Charles Hayward and features newly remastered audio sourced from original tapes.

indie exclusive slate grey vinyl limited to only 500 copies!


out 03 AUGUST 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...

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...

UNDERWORLD AND IGGY POP-Teatime Dub Encounters (Black Vinyl Edition) EP UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA - Sex & Food (Opaque Pink Vinyl Edition) LP V/A-Black Panther The Album (Black Vinyl Edition)

Iggy Pop unveils his next collaboration, this time with Underworld!


out 27 JULY 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...

WILD NOTHING-Indigo (Opaque Blue Edition Vinyl) LP YO LA TENGO - There's A Riot Going On (Indie Exclusive Orange Vinyl Edition) 2-LP Set

Although civilization's transition into a cyborg world seems inevitable, there are still those who recognize the beauty and power of a human touch to complement the circumvention. Jack Tatum understands this balance, and through a decade making music as Wild Nothing he has learned to embrace both sides of that dynamic - but perhaps never as distinctly as on Indigo, the fourth Wild Nothing album. On one hand, it is a return to the fresh, transcendent sweep of his debut, 2010's Gemini, and on the other, a culmination of heights reached, paths traveled, and lessons learned while creating the follow-ups, Nocturne and Life of Pause. Indigo finds Tatum at his most efficient, calculated, and confident - resulting in an artful blend of hi-fi humanity and technology that fires on all circuits and synapses.

Pressed on opaque blue vinyl!


out 31 AUGUST 2018...

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...