New full lengths are available this week from the Silver Mt. Zion, Soltero, and Excepter, as well as a new Merzbow/Band of Pain split picture vinyl, and a collaboration between Fabrizio Palumbo (of Larsen) and Ernesto Tomasini (known for his work with Andrew Liles). Notable reissues include Coil's The Ape of Naples (with a full disc of alternate versions from the aborted Backwards release.)
New releases this week include full lengths by Earth, Son Lux, Guapo, Goldfrapp, and Del tha Funky Homosapien.
Reissues include multiple titles from Scott Walker, Betty Davis, Kimya Dawson, and The Apples in Stereo, as well as
some classic soundtracks brought back to life on Dagored.
New releases this week include full lengths from American Music Club, Hayaino Daisuki, Atlas Sound, Monade, The
Mountain Goats, Marc Ribot, and a split LP from Irr.App.(Ext.) and Panicsville. Reissues include LPs from Captain
Beefheart, David Axelrod, Silver Apples, and a mess of CD remasters from Eyeless in Gaza. Also of particular note is a
great looking set from Roland Auzet which includes three CDs, a DVD, and a 500 page book by French musicologist
Pierre-Albert Castanet on the history of percussion music.
New releases this week include material from Tuxedomoon, Pauline Oliveros, and Lowfish, and reissues from Michael Cashmore, Frontline Assembly, John Cale, Erkin Goray, and Astrud Gilberto. Also of note are two landmark out-of-print reference books being made available once more: the psych tome, "Fuzz, Acid and Flowers" by Vernon Joynson (in deluxe faux-leather hardback), and the classic krautrock encyclopedia "The Crack in the Cosmic Egg" by Steven and Alan Freeman, now in CD-ROM form and packed with extras.
New releases this week include compilations from Soundway, Finders Keepers, and Psychic Circle, full lengths from Acid Mothers Temple, Iannis Xenakis, Bob Mould, Hot Chip, and Principles of Geometry, and a host of reisssues including material from Killing Joke, Zoviet France, Rainbow, Dinosaur Jr., and Boyd Rice w/ Death In June.
January winds down with new titles from Jon Mueller, Ida, Xiu Xiu, Robert Pollard, Beat Circus, and the Vandermark 5. Reissues this week include material from Destroy All Monsters, Sun Ra, Xasthur, Don Cherry, and Múm. Also out is a new 7" from Fennesz and a concert DVD from The Ex.
Releases of note this week include new material from Sam Shalabi, Diplo, John Zorn, Baby Dee, Mahjongg, and Tau Emerald, and reissues from the Feelies and Envy. Also out this week is the Hydra Head audiobook release of "Fight" by Oxbow's Eugene Robinson (as read by the man himself), as well as the fifth volume in Sub Rosa's "Anthology of Noise & Electronic Music" series.
Notable releases this week include a NWW reissue plus new titles from Susumu Yokota, Elsa Ambrogio (of the Magik Markers), Anthony Coleman, and Magnetic Fields. Reissues include some tasty '70s prog from Metamorfosi, and the Ghost, as well as a pair of psych comps from Crazy Apple Botique available on vinyl for the first time.
Amongst the releases this week are a couple new discs from Billy Childish, a huge swathe of Triumph reissues, and individual re-releases from Arthur Lee, Albert Hammond, and B.B. King. New compilations this week come courtesy of Asian Man, Arc, and Ace UK.
New releases this week from Chriss Sutherland, Carter Tutti, Text of Light, Steve Bug and Afrirampo. On the seven-inch side of things we've got one each from Plastikman and Matt Valentine, three from Morr Music's "Numbers of Small Things" imprint, and this month's installment of Robert Pollard's 7" subscription series. Reissues include albums from Bohren & Der Club of Gore, The Hitmen, Ananda Shankar, and 3/3.
New releases this week include Dominik Eulberg, Buckethead, Food, Sven Vath, and Pole; reissues and compilations include Sun Ra, Moby Grape, the Slits, Blind Willie Johnson, and Guru Guru; 7" singles are out from the Klaxons, the United States of America, and Justice; and finally Nick Drake and Magik Markers are among the folks to get the LP treatment this week for titles previously released only on CD.
December kicks off with new titles from Cex, Isis, Paul van Dyk, Marduk, 4 Bonjour's Parties, Chuck Prophet, and Jonathan Kane, a best-of from the Libertines, and a reissue from Beenie Man. Also among the fresh out are some collections of score from the films of Dario Argento and Bernardo Bertolucci (which also come with retrospective books—in Italian!) and a couple of nice looking comps from Greensleeves and B-Music, respectively.
The Valerie Project, "S/T" (Twisted Nerve) CD/LP
Brain & Buckethead, "Kevin's Noodle House" (TDRS) CD
Buckethead, "S/T" (TDRS) CD
Candidate, "Oxengate" (Snowstorm) CD
DOA, "Live In San Fransisco" (2B1) CD
The Ocean, "Precambrian" (Metal Blade) CD
Reverbaphon, "Here Comes Everyone" (Benbecula) CD
Anberlin, "Lost Songs" (Tooth & Nail) CD
Atmosphere, "Sad Clown Bad Fall: Vol 10" (Rhymesayers) CD/LP
Birchville Cat Motel, "Seventh Ruined Hex" (Important) CD
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, "Ask Forgiveness" (Drag City) CD/12"
Boris & Merzbow, "Rock Dream" (Southern Lord) 2xCD
British Sea Power, "Krankenhaus" (Rough Trade) CD
Shelby Bryant, "Luscious" (Smells Like) CD
Burning Witch, "Crippled Lucifer" (Southern Lord) CD
Checksum, "Grey Ghost" (Onitor) CD
De Portables, "Topless Is More" (Still) CD
Dead Poetic, "Finest" (Tooth & Nail) CD
Decompusure, "Vertical Lines A" (Blank Squirrel Musics) CD+DVD
DOA, "Black Spot" (Sudden Death) CD
Nick Drake, "Fruit Tree" (Fontana Island) 3xCD+DVD
Goldmund, "Two Point Discrimination" (Western Vinyl) CD
Ed Harcourt, "Until Tomorrow Then: The Best Of Ed Harcourt" (Astralwerks) CD
The Huguenots, "Discography" (Hydra Head) CD
JPLS, "Fuckshuffle EP" (Minus) 12"
Toshinori Kondo, "Silent Melodies" (Off) CD
Joe Lally, "Nothing Is Underrated" (Dischord) CD
Mars Bonfire, "Faster Than The Speed Of Life" (Rev-ola) CD
My Cat Is An Alien/Keiji Haino, "Cosmic Debris: Vol. 3" (Opax) LP
Negitvland, "Our Favorite Things" (Other Cinema/Seeland) CD
NOFX, "They've Actually Gotten Worse Live" (Fat Wreck Chords) CD
Pinch, "Underwater Dancehall" (Tectonic) 2xCD
Pole, "Steingarten Remixes 3" (Scape) CD
Pupkulies + Rebecca, "Beyond the Cage" (Normoton) CD
Nico Purman, "Romantique" (Mule Electronic) 12"
Bogdan Raczynski, "Alright!" (Rephlex) CD/2xLP
The Residents, "Voice Of Midnight" (Mute US) CD
Saikoss, "Kossaiko" (Mule Electronic) CD
Andrea Sartori, "Il Tagliacode" (Persona Records) CD
Tony Scherr, "Twist In The Wind" (Smells Like) CD
Marcus Schmickler, "Altars Of Science" (Editions Mego) CD
Six Organs Of Admittance, "Shelter From The Ash" (Drag City) CD/LP
Sutekh, "Elephant & Obelisk" (Orac) 12"
Takashi Wada, "Brand New People" (Onitor) CD
Zander VT, "Far From Jaded" (BPitch Control) 12"
V/A, "A Number of Small Things" (Morr Music) 2xCD
V/A, "Auf Der Anderen Seite/The Edge of Heaven OST" (Essay Recordings) CD
V/A, "Black Mirror: Reflections in Global Musics: 1918-1955" (Dust-to-Digital) CD
V/A, "Expansion | contraction" (Minus) CD/2xLP
V/A, "Melodii Tuvi: Throat Songs and Folk Tunes from Tuva" (Dust-to-Digital) CD
V/A, "A Number of Small Things" (Morr Music) 2xCD
V/A, "The Rubble Collection Vols. 11-20" (Fallout) 10xCD boxset