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5/4/2008 - 5/10/2008

Notable collaborations this week include Andrew Liles w/ Fovea Hex and Keiji Haino w/ Masami Akita. Other new releases are due from Terry Riley, Russian Circles, 16 Horsepower, EPs from Four Tet and Animal Collective, and of course we can't overlook Matmos' new full-length. Reissues include several albums each from Polvo, Spoon, and Ornette Coleman.

16 Horsepower, "Live March 2001" (Alternative Tentacles) 2xCD
Ilyas Ahmed, "Between Two Skies/Towards the Night" (Digitalis) 2xCD
All Natural, "Elements (Fire)" (All Natural) CD
Marc Almond and Michael Cashmore, "Gabriel and the Lunatick Lover" (Durtro/Jnana) CD
Amebix, "No Sanctuary: The Spiderleg Recordings" (Alternative Tentacles) CD/LP+7"
Animal Collective, "Water Curses" (Domino) CDEP/12"
Ersi Arvizu, "Friend For Life" (ANTI-) CD
Bionics, "Dubcore" (Studio Rockers) 12"
The Birthday Massacre, "Looking Glass" (Metropolis) CD
Bitstream, "The Severed EP" (Touchin' Bass) 12"
Black Moth Super Rainbow, "Zodiac Girls/The Fields Are
*Blood Duster, "Cunt" (Relapse) CD
*Blood Duster, "Fisting the Dead/Yeest" (Relapse) CD
*Blood Duster, "Straight Out of Northcote" (Relapse) CD
Breathing" (Suicide Squeeze) 7"
*Borko, "Trees and Limbo" (Resonant) 12"
Cheap Time, "Cheap Time" (In the Red) CD/LP
*Ornette Coleman, "The Art of Improvisers" (Water) CD
*Ornette Coleman, "Twins" (Water) CD
Datassette, "S/T" (A.I.) LP
*Henryk Debich, "String Beat" (Bureau B) LP
DZ feat. Awaken Lion, "Chalice" (Lodubs) 12"
*The Fall, "Imperial Wax Solvent" (Sanctuary) CD
Firewater, "Golden Hour" (Bloodshot) CD
Tim Fite, "Fair Ain't Fair" (ANTI-) CD
Four Tet, "Ringer" (Domino) 2x12"/CDEP
*Fraction, "Moon Blood" (Radioactive Records) CD
Nik Freitas, "Sun Down" (Team Love) CD
Kenneth Gaburo, "Lingua II: Maledetto/Antiphony VIII" (Pogus) CD
*Marvin Gaye, "Let's Get It On" (Vinyl Lovers) 2xLP
*German Oak, "S/T" (Radioactive Records) CD
Gossip, "Live in Liverpool" (Kill Rock Stars) LP
Keiji Haino/Masami Akita, "Kikuri/Pulverized Purple" (Victo) CD
Oliver Huntemann, "Play! 02 EP" (Confused Recordings) 12"
*Peter Ivers Band, "Knight of the Blue Communion" (Hux) CD
Jona, "Altiplano/Secret47" (Planet E Communications) 12"
Simon Joyner, "Cowardly Traveller Pays His Toll" (Team Love) CD
Kayo Dot, "Blue Lambency Downward" (Hydrahead) CD
Scott Kelly, "The Wake" (Neurot) LP/CD
The Last Shadow Puppets, "Ages of the Understatement" (Domino) CD/LP
*Les Rallizes Denudes, "Le 12 Mars 1977 a Tachikawa" (Over Level) 2xCD
Jamie Lidell, "Jim" (Warp) CD/LP
Andrew Liles & Fovea Hex, "Gone Every Evening" (Die Stadt) 7"
*Magnetic Fields, "Charm of the Highway Strip" (Merge) LP
Matmos, "Supreme Balloon" (Matador) 2xLP/CD
Mindless Self Indulgence, "If" (The End) CD
Minus, "Great Northern Whalekill" (One Little Indian) CD
*The Mountain Goats, "The Sunset Tree" (4AD) LP
Nadja/Aidan Baker/Leah Buckareff, "Trinity" (Die Stadt) CD
No Age, "Nouns" (Sub Pop) CD
Paco Osuna, "Orbeat" (Plus 8) 12"
*Mary-Anne Patterson, "Me" (Sunbeam Records) LP
*John Phillips, "John Phillips (John, the Wolf King of L.A.)" (Harte Recordings) LP
*Polvo, "Exploded Drawing" (Touch & Go) 2xLP
*Polvo, "Shapes" (Touch & Go) LP
The Rhythm Checkers, "1966/67 Wild Raw Eurobeat" (Groovie) LP
Terry Riley, "The Last Camel In Paris" (Elision Fields) CD
Russian Circles, "Station" (Suicide Squeeze) CD
Sawako, "Bitter Sweet" (12k) CD
Shy Child, "Noise Won't Stop" (Kill Rock Stars) CD
Todd Sines, "Awaken" (Morris Audio) 12"
Skream, "Rinse 02" (Rinse FM) CD
Skullflower, "Desire for a Holy War" (Utech Records) CD
*Spoon, "A Series of Sneaks" (Merge) LP
*Spoon, "Girls Can Tell" (Merge) LP
*Meic Stevens, "Gwymon" (Sunbeam Records) LP
The Subliminal Kid, "Dancefloor Heat" (Islands & Islets) 12"
Tetine, "Let X's B Y's" (Soul Jazz Records) CD
Tickley Feather, "S/T" (Paw Tracks) CD
*Asmus Tietchens, "Aus Freude am Elend" (Die Stadt) CD
Steve Von Till, "A Grave is a Grim Horse" (Neurot) CD
Gregor Tresher, "A Thousand Nights Part 3" (Great Stuff Records) 2x12"
Simon Wickham-Smith, "Love & Lamentation" (Pogus) CD
Wildbord & Peacedrums, "Heartcore" (Leaf) CD
Ya Ho Wha, "The Feather of Wisdom" (Phoenix Records) LP
Yellowtail, "Warrior Youth" (Amalgama Records) 12"
Earl Zero, "Righteous Works/Heart's Desire" (Wax Poetics) 12"
Tapper Zukie, "Rootsman Connection" (Kingston Sounds) CD/LP
V/A, "Berghain 02 Part 1" (Ostgut) 12"
V/A, "Don't Stop: Recording Tap" (Numero Group) CD/3xLP
*V/A, "Love, Peace & Poetry" (QDK Media) LP
*V/A, "Melenudos!" (Gorilla Records) LP
V/A, "Soul Messages from Dimona" (Numero Group) CD