Record Store Day 2023
Single-sided 12" EP featuring two new originals from RSD US Ambassadors Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires, a reimagined version of "Tour of Duty" from the Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit album Here We Rest, and a cover of Richard Thompson's "Beeswing". Side B holds a stunning vinyl etching designed by Pearl Rachinsky-Moreland.
1. Old Habits (Amanda Shires)
2. Hired Gun (Jason Isbell)
3. Tour of Duty
4. Beeswing (Richard Thompson)
Recorded live at GRAMMY® winner Arooj Aftab’s triumphant sold-out headline show at London’s Barbican Centre on June 17, 2022. Available for the first time on vinyl, and pressed on opaque red vinyl.
Led by Arooj Aftab (vocals), side A of the vinyl features Anoushka Shankar (sitar) accompanied by band members Darian Donovan Thomas (violin), Maeve Gilchrist (harp) and Petros Klampanis (bass) on two live tracks. Side B features the studio recordings of “Udhero Na (ft. Anoushka Shankar)” and Arooj’s GRAMMY® Award-winning hit “Mohabbat” from Vulture Prince.
“This show in London was hands down one of our best of the year… the audience was large in number, wild with excitement and exclaim, diverse as could be, appropriately hushed and moved, rowdy and laughing… all the things we love Vulture Prince to be,” Arooj said, describing the performance. “Performing with Anoushka was an incredible honor, and at times, I was close to tears to be witnessing it happen at all! A night for the books for sure.”
Udhero Na ft. Asnoushka Shankar (Live at the Barbican)
Aey Na Balam (Live at The Barbican)
Originally recorded and released in 1983, Agnostic Front’s United Blood EP helped lay the foundation for the New York hardcore scene. This extended session 12” LP is cut at 45 RPM and features unreleased versions of the band’s classic and earliest recordings.
1. United Blood (Alternate Take)
2. No One Rules
3. Smell The Bacon / What's With You
4. Fuck All Authority
5. In Control
6. Blind Justice
7. Final War
8. Friend Or Foe
10. Last Warning
1. Society Suckers
2. Get Out (Unfinished Take)
3. Crucial Changes
4. We Should Care
5. Discriminate Me
6. Last Warning (Alternate Take)
8. Intro Bust
9. United Blood
Complete live concert performance of Allman Brothers Band at the Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh PA 1-17-71. This RSD Edition is numbered and pressed on Steel Gray vinyl.
Trouble No More
Don't Keep Me Wonderin'
In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed
You Don't Love Me
A single LP collection of the b-sides and rarities featured alongside the singles from Tori's seminal release (and solo debut), Little Earthquakes. This is the first time these songs have been collected on a single release.
1. UPSIDE DOWN [4:22]
2. THOUGHTS [2:43]
3. SONG FOR ERIC [1:52]
4. THE POOL [2:49]
5. HUMPTY DUMPTY [2:51]
6. FLYING DUTCHMAN [6:30]
1. TAKE TO THE SKY [4:18]
2. SWEET DREAMS [3:26]
3. MARY [4:25]
4. SUGAR [4:25]
5. ODE TO THE BANANA KING (PART ONE) [4:08]
Demon Records are delighted to announce the release of Haircut 100% Live! Hammersmith Odeon Spring 1982 for Record Store Day 2023, released with full co-operation of the band. Haircut 100% Live! Hammersmith Odeon Spring 1982 is an in-concert album that highlights the group at the summit of their powers – high speed funk, to-die for pop and sweet melodies against the backdrop of Haircutmania. No overdubs and the high-octane energy of youth. The group moved from being London underground darlings to chart sensations in less than six months, and within a year had disappeared into pop’s ether, leaving behind one memorable album and four Top 10 UK singles, but many have said that the real way to experience the power of the Haircuts was to see them play live.
Pressed on zinging translucent red vinyl, Haircut 100% Live! Hammersmith Odeon Spring 1982 is an absolute must for all fans of frenetic funky fabulous melodic pop. This recently unearthed recording was part of the acclaimed Pelican West 40 CD set.
It includes their cover version of set opener Low Rider by War, where the group all appeared on stage one-by-one. Inner bag contains snapshots taken at the Hammersmith gig and after show on 1 April 1982 from guitarist Graham Jones’ personal archive. Mastered by Phil Kinrade at AIR Mastering.
1. LOW RIDER
2. BAKED BEANS
3. FAVOURITE SHIRTS (BOY MEETS GIRL)
4. CALLING CAPTAIN AUTUMN
5. MILK FILM
6. SNOW GIRL
1. LEMON FIREBRIGADE
2. FANTASTIC DAY
3. LOVE’S GOT ME IN TRIANGLES
4. LOVE PLUS ONE
5. KINGSIZE (YOU’RE MY LITTLE STEAM WHISTLE)
You're My Favorite Song/Bottle Up My Tears/Lay Your Heart On Mine/How's Everything/Please Please Me/Just A Breath Away/Rainy Day Games/His Way Alone/24-Hour Woman/Sexy Movies/Under The Influence Of Love/Close Enough For Me/Mama Tried
A one man band born in the mid 70’s in Detroit, MI, The Happy Dragon Band is the brain child of Thomas Court. A studio wiz, synth pioneer and electronic music professor. After releasing one private press LP he went on to other pursuits and the obligatory obscurity followed. This is truly a one of a kind mashup of early analog synths, Floydian psych ballads, and even some proto new wave and reggae. The record will be getting its first ever reissue and wide release for Record Store Day 2023, and is limited to 1,000 copies worldwide.
A1 3-D, Free
A2 Positive People
A3 In Flight
A4 Long Time
A5 Bowling Pin Intro
A6 Lyrics Of Love
B1 Disco American
B2 Inside The Pyramid
B3 Astro Phunk
B4 3-D, Free (Electronic)
B5 Re-Re Love (Bonus Track)
B6 Fanty (Bonus Track)
With his 1981 solo debut album The Red and the Black, Jerry Harrison proves his formidable talent as a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. Dense, abrasive and focused, The Red and the Black’s complex and funky musical style was ahead of its time. Harrison's observations throughout the album on the modern condition ring all the more true in our digital age. This limited edition 2LP edition features the 1981 album recut from the original tapes plus a bonus LP of previously unreleased outtakes and alternate mixes.
A1. THINGS FALL APART
A3. THE NEW ADVENTURE
A4. MAGIC HYMIE
B1. FAST KARMA/NO QUESTIONS [
B2. WORLDS IN COLLISON [
B3. THE RED NIGHTS
B4. NO MORE RERUNS
B5. NO WARNING, NO ALARM
C1. THINGS FALL APART (INSTRUMENTAL MIX)
C2. SLINK (INSTRUMENTAL MIX)
C3. FAST KARMA/NO QUESTIONS (INSTRUMENTAL MIX)
D1. MAGIC HYMIE (INSTRUMENTAL MIX) [
D2. NO MORE RERUNS (INSTRUMENTAL MIX)
D3. WORLDS IN COLLISON (INSTRUMENTAL MIX)
D4. THE RED NIGHTS (INSTRUMENTAL MIX)
In September 1977 Hawkwind undertook a UK tour to promote the album Quark, Strangeness & Charm. The shows were some of the finest of this era of the band, featuring Robert Calvert as a dynamic frontman. This release, available first at record stores as part of Record Store Day, features all previously unreleased recordings, newly mixed from the original multi-track tapes and pressed on clear vinyl. Mixed from the original 8-track master tapes by Ben Wiseman with Mark Powell at roadlake Studios, Hertfordshire in July 2022.
Fairfield Hall, Croydon 25th September 1977
2. High Rise
Gaumont Theatre, Ipswich – 27th September 1977
1. Spirit of the Age
2. Sonic Attack
3. Damnation Alley
4. Uncle Sam’s on Mars
Recorded during Pearl Jam’s March 5 1998 Melbourne Park show during the Australian tour in support of their fifth studio album Yield, the highly sought after Give Way is released on vinyl for the first time as well as officially released on CD. The 17-track album, pressed on double black vinyl and housed in a gatefold sleeve, includes live versions of “Given To Fly”, “Faithfull” and “Do The Evolution.” The CD, originally scheduled for release in 1998 as a promotional item, never saw the light of day outside of an extremely limited number surfacing over the years...until now.
The title of this Record Store Day 2023 release, Give Way, is a nod to the Australian counterpart to the United States’ yield sign.
Prefab Sprout announce the RSD exclusive vinyl release of Steve McQueen Acoustic. In the summer of 2006, founder Paddy McAloon recorded new versions of tracks from Prefab Sprout’s critically acclaimed album 1985 album Steve McQueen (released in the US as Two Wheels Good) - rebuilding them from scratch with acoustic guitars, sequencers and samples, with producer Calum Malcolm. Always looking to move forward and reimagine work, Paddy said of the release: “like many people, I’m always curious to hear another take on a song.”
A newly remastered version of Suzi’s second album, taken from the recently released 8CD Box ‘The Rock Box’. This edition features the original album on LP1, but with a bonus vinyl of non-album singles, b-sides and outtakes. Includes the worldwide hits: The Wild One and Devil Gate Drive.
Side 1 - The Wild One / Keep A-Knockin’ / Too Big / Klondyke Kate / Savage Silk / Move It. Side 2 – Hit The Road Jack / Trouble / Cat Size / A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues / Friday. Side 3 (Bonus Disc) – Devil Gate Drive [Single] / In The Morning [B-Side] / I Wanna Be Free [B-Side] / The Wild One [Single] / Shake My Sugar [B-Side]. Side 4 (Bonus Disc) – Angel Flight [non-album] / The Wild One [Dry Mix]
In 1984, Robert Diggs, now known as RZA, formed a rap group with his cousins Russell Jones and Gary Grice which they called “All In Together Now”. Diggs and Grice then signed with Jamaica Records for management purposes and Jamaica convinced Tommy Boy Records to sign Diggs as a solo artist under the name Prince Rakeem in 1989. “Ooh I Love You Rakeem” was released as a single but Diggs was subsequently dropped by Tommy Boy Records, and later went on to form the Wu Tang Clan. This remastered, colored, single contains the track title, “Sexcapades” & “Deadly Venoms” and was initially released in 1991.
A1. Ooh I Love You Rakeem (Baggin' Ladies Mix)
A2. Ooh I Love You Rakeem (Baggin' Ladies Instrumental)
A3. Deadly Venoms (Vocals Up)
A4. Sexcapades (DMD Mix)
B1. Sexcapades (Wutang Mix)
B2. Sexcapades (DMD Radio Mix)
B3. Sexcapades (DMD Instrumental)
B4. Sexcapades (Wutang Instrumental Mix)
In 1992, The Residents pondered their 20th Anniversary. A best-of collection had been proposed, and the group gathered together to draw up a potential tracklist. All was well until one of the Eyeballed Entities, unconsciously expressing something none of them had been able to verbalize, threw up on that tracklist.
Once the dust had settled, somewhere in there, amongst the resulting soggy mess of vomit, paper and ink, The Residents noticed the proposed best-of song titles had congealed into a collage of new, never before heard tunes. 'Kick A Cat' and 'Picnic In The Jungle' had become 'Kick A Picnic', whilst 'Amber' and 'Six Things To A Cycle' had become 'Six Amber Things'. You get the idea.
This was it! Inspired by the rather repulsive mess that sat before them, the group chose to take the entire episode as a sign and began recording collages of select tracks from their back catalogue as instructed by those soggy scraps. What better way to celebrate twenty long dreary years of obscure stardom and sacrifice a few of their own sacred cows at the same time?!
Never before released on vinyl, and with their 50th Anniversary in mind in 2023, The Residents now present 'Our Finest Flowers' for your consideration again. The classic 1992 20th Anniversary album, which saw The Residents rework lyrics, melodies and themes from their entire back catalog into an album of new tracks, on vinyl for the first time. Includes an insightful new essay by JIM KNIPFEL. Celebrating twenty long dreary years of obscure stardom...
1 Gone Again
2 The Sour Song
3 Six Amber Things
4 Mr. Lonely
5 Perfect Goat
6 Blue Tongues
7 Jungle Bunny
8 I'm Dreaming Of A White Sailor
1 Or Maybe A Marine
2 Kick A Picnic
3 Dead Wood
4 Baby Sister
5 Forty-Four No More
6 He Also Serves
7 Ship Of Fools
8 Be Kind To U-WEB Footed Friends
Ghosts of Princes in Towers is the only studio album by British band Rich Kids, founded in 1977 by Glen Matlock (ex Sex Pistols) and Midge Ure (Ultravox) and Rusty Egan released in August 1978 and produced by ex-Bowie guitarist Mick Ronson.
Exclusive for RSD 2023, the original album will be newly remastered. Release overseen by Rich Kids’ Rusty Egan.
1. Strange One [4:26]
2. Hung On You [3:01]
3. Ghosts Of Princes In Towers [3.37]
4. Cheap Emotions [4.08]
5. Marching Men [3.51]
2. Young Girls [2.53]
3. Bullet Proof Lover [3.13]
4. Rich Kids [2.57]
5. Lover And Fools [2.36]
6. Burning Sounds [3.40]
In short order, the young Nashville band has risen from humble beginnings playing the Nashville house party scene and DIY art gatherings to performing at festivals like Bonnaroo and Forecastle and sharing bills with the likes of Rostam and Cold War Kids.
With ‘Wait,’ Arlie make good on the potential exhibited on their early singles. Lead single “barcelona boots” is a swirl of washed-out synths and Banks’ yearning falsetto, while “too long” is a sighing ballad underpinned with psychedelic atmospherics. On the EP's closer -- the tropical, hazy “tossing and turning” -- Arlie turns a self-deprecating eye on a superficial generation so fixated on projecting a lifestyle that they miss out on living the actual life.
1. big fat mouth 2. barcelona boots 3. too long 4. water damage 5. didya think 6. tossing and turning
Double LP colored vinyl reissue of Keith Richard’s out-of-print Best Of package, Vintage Vinos includes three sides of music and an etching on the fourth side
01 TAKE IT SO HARD 3:17
02 BIG ENOUGH 3:19
03 YOU DON’T MOVE ME 4:50
04 STRUGGLE 4:13
05 MAKE NO MISTAKE 4:55
01 TOO RUDE (live) 7:46
02 TIME IS ON MY SIDE (live) 4:26
03 HAPPY (live) 7:08 04 CONNECTION (live) 2:33
01 WICKED AS IT SEEMS 4:45
02 EILEEN 4:29
03 HATE IT WHEN YOU LEAVE 4:59
04 LOCKED AWAY 5:46
05 HURRICANE 1:25
The first vinyl reissue of Jonathan Richman’s 1990 album, Jonathan Goes Country, on Rounder Records. It features all-analog mastering from the original tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and is pressed on “Red Cowboy Boots” colored vinyl. Record Store Day 2023.
FRENCH IMPORT (One Time Pressing, Jazz avant-garde Collector's item) - 1976 Iconic Pioneer of Bebop Jazz. Considered one of the most important drummers in the history of Jazz. He was inducted into the DownBeat Hall of Fame in 1980 and the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1992. He made numerous noted musical statements relating to the civil rights movement. This double LP set, has deluxe packaging that will include an OBI strip, gatefold album jacket with two pockets, printed inner sleeves, original record labels and specialty color vinyl. 1st Clear Amber & 2nd Clear Brown Color Vinyl
La Préparation | La Marche | Le Commencement | Suid Afrika 76
Rockabye Baby! transforms timeless rock songs into beautiful instrumental lullabies. Guitars and drums are traded for soothing mellotrons, vibraphones and bells, and the volume is turned down from an eleven to a two. Rockabye Baby! is the perfect way to share the music you love with the littlest rocker in your life. Have bedtime tantrums driven you stone cold crazy? Another sleepless night bites the dust with a spin of these blanket-soft versions of Queen’s operatic rock anthems. The familiar melodies of your favorite songs will rock you (and your little one) to a peaceful night’s slumber. On purple vinyl at record stores for Record Store Day.
1. Bohemian Rhapsody – 4:34
2. Another One Bites the Dust – 3:18
3. Under Pressure – 3:38
4. We Will Rock You – 2:02
5. Fat Bottomed Girls – 3:13
6. Killer Queen – 2:34
1. We Are the Champions – 2:52
2. Bicycle Race – 3:12
3. Crazy Little Thing Called Love – 2:16
4. You’re My Best Friend – 2:25
5. Somebody to Love – 3:04
6. Radio Ga Ga – 2:18
All In For The Gambler: All-Star Concert Celebration is a once-in-a-lifetime concert event honoring Kenny Rogers’ historic 60-year career and features the final performance with Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton together, one of popular music’s most beloved duets of all time. Recorded live at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, this one-night-only concert taping brought together fans, friends and music icons to celebrate Kenny Rogers. Available on 2 LP set for Record Store Day 2023.
1. The Gambler
2. Tulsa Turnaround
3. Love Or Something Like It
4. She Believes in Me
5. Blaze Of Glory
6. You Turn The Light On
7. Back To The Well
8. Coward Of The County
9. Sweet Music Man
10. Twenty Years Ago
11. Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Is In)
12. Morning Desire
14. Through The Years
15. We've Got Tonight
17. You Can't Make Old Friends
18. I Will Always Love You
19. Islands In The Stream
In 1968 The Rolling Stones returned to their blues roots on Beggars Banquet, which was immediately acclaimed as one of their landmark achievements. A strong acoustic Delta blues flavor colors much of the material, particularly “Prodigal Son” and “No Expectations.” Basic rock n’ roll is not forgotten with “Street Fighting Man” and “Sympathy For The Devil.” The lyrical bite of the material ensured the album’s place as one of the top blues-based records of all time.
Exclusive to Record Store Day 2023, this LP is pressed on grey, blue, black and white swirl vinyl as an ode to the lyric “a swirling mass of grey, blue, black and white,” from “Salt Of The Earth,” as performed in The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus. Featuring the original album artwork and an original window display poster.
The first authorized concert album from the 1980s San Francisco new wave /post-punk band, captured during the months when the band was recording its debut album, It's a Condition. The 11-song set features most of those album tracks as well as the later B-side, "Guards," and two previously unreleased songs, "Fine Line Number" and "Double Shot." This crucial document provides a snapshot of the band that would soon win notoriety with the MTV hits "Never Say Never" and "A Girl in Trouble (Is a Temporary Thing)."
The performance was not previously available and makes its debut on this vinyl release pressed on Galaxy Blue vinyl, coming first to record stores as part of Record Store Day.
Side A: 1) Guards 2) Nothing for Me 3) Confrontation 4) Fine Line Number 5) Charred Remains 6) Drop Your Eyes
Side B: 1) Love Is an Illness 2) White Sweater 3) Talk Dirty to Me 4) Fear to Fear 5) Double Shot
Vinyl: $27.99 Buy
Miss Wendell/Miss Wendell/Miss Wendell/Book Of History/Book Of History/Book Of History
Bish at the Bank: Live in Baltimore is an official, previously unissued set of recordings by one of the unsung heroes of bepop jazz piano, Walter Bishop Jr., featuring a swinging trio with Harold Vick on saxophone, Lou McIntosh on bass and Dick Berk on drums. This hand-numbered (limited edition worldwide of 3000), double LP set was transferred from the original tape reels and is pressed on 180g vinyl and boasts 100 minutes of music, The gatefold sleeve includes an extensive booklet with essays by esteemed jazz journalist Ted Panken and jazz video journalist and friend of Bishop's, Bret Primack, rare photos by Don Schlitten, Raymod Ross and Jan Persson, and poetry pieces written by Bishop. The set is produced by label owner/musician Cory Weeds and "Jazz Detective" producer Zev Feldman.
The double LP set consists of two shows recorded in Baltimore, Maryland, LP 1 recorded at The Madison Club on August 28, 1966 and LP 2 at The Famous Ballroom on February 26, 1967.
Harlem-born Bishop began his performing and recording career as part of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers on his debut Blue Note album in 1948. His bebop style continued on with gigs and recordings with Kenny Dorham, Jimmy Heath, Milt Jackson, Stan Getz, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Oscar Pettiford, Wynton Kelly and many others. In the 1960s he fronted a trio with Jimmy Garrison and G.T. Hogan. He recorded for various independent labels including Jazztime, Black Jazz and Muse Records.
The 8-track set cooks with two Miles Davis compositions along with standards such as “Willow Weep for Me,” Antonio Carlos Jobim’s “Quiet Nights” and Henry Mancini’s “The Days of Wine and Roses."
Side A (25:10)
1) My Secret Love (12:47)
2) Blues (12:23)
Side B (24:39)
1) Days of Wine & Rose (14:55)
2) Quiet Nights (10:10)
Side C (25:06)
1) If I Were A Bell (11:00)
2) So What (13:45)
Side D (24:54)
1) Willow Weep For Me (11:46)
2) Pfrancing (No Blues) (13:02)
Out of print for a decade plus, Get On Down revisits this timeless recording in a red vinyl pressing for Record Store Day 2023.
The Way I See It puts Raphael Saadiq's love of 1960s soul on full display. Recorded on vintage equipment, it features Motown session musicians, guest appearances from neo-soul singer Joss
Stone, R&B vocalist CJ Hilton, New Orleans collective The Rebirth Brass Band, a remixed bonus
track from Jay-Z, and even a guest appearance from Stevie Wonder.
The Way I See It racked up Grammy nominations for Best R&B Album, Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance, and Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. To this day it is considered one of the essential records of the classic soul revival, and one of Saadiq's finest career achievements.
1. Sure Hope You Mean It
2. 100 Yard Dash
3. Keep Marchin'
4. Big Easy
5. Just One Kiss (feat. Joss Stone)
6. Love That Girl
2. Staying In Love
3. Oh Girl
4. Let's Take A Walk
5. Never Give You Up
7. Oh Girl (feat. Jay-Z)
Queen Talk: Live at the Left Bank is an official, never-before-released concert recording from one of the greatest female jazz organists of all-time, Shirley Scott, featuring a powerhouse trio with George Coleman on tenor saxophone and Bobby Durham on drums, plus special guest vocalist Ernie Andrews on three tracks. This hand-numbered, limited edition (3000 worldwide), double LP set was transferred from the original tape reels and is pressed on 180g vinyl. It features 100 minutes of music and is packaged in a gatefold sleeve with an extensive booklet with liner notes by acclaimed music writer A. Scott Galloway, rare photos by Don Schlitten and Raymond Ross, and memorabilia from the Left Bank archives plus interviews with jazz organ icon Joey DeFrancesco, former Shirley Scott bandmate, saxophonist Tim Warfield, and pianist Monty reminiscing about drummer Bobby Durham. The set is co-produced by label owner/musician Cory Weeds and renowned archival recording producer Zev Feldman.
The show was recorded at the Famous Ballroom in Baltimore Maryland on August 20, 1972 and hasn't ever been previously available. Philadelphia-born Scott rose to fame in the late 1950s playing the Hammond B-3 organ influenced by blues and gospel evolving into '60s soul jazz. She recorded numerous albums for Prestige, Impulse!, Atlantic, Cadet and Candid performing with countless jazz legends including Stanley Turrentine, Oliver Nelson, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Clark Terry and Kenny Burrell.
The 10-track set cooks on songs of the day like "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "You Don't Mess Around With Jim," and "Never Can Say Goodbye," along with standards such as "Smile," "Witchcraft" and John Coltrane's "Impressions."
Side A (23:23)
2) Never Can Say Goodbye
Side B (24:39)
1) Like Someone In Love
Side C (25:06)
1) Blues By Five (6:36)
2) By The Time I Get To Phoenix (9:08)
3) Smile (9:22)
Side D (24:54)
1) You Don’t Mess Around With Jim (8:12)
2) Girl Talk (8:38)
3) Blues (Unknown) (8:08)
Making its vinyl debut and taken from the recently released CD deluxe edition of the band’s second album Celebrate The Bullet.The 2 Tone band captured here supporting Elvis Costello & The Attractions at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre in December 1980. It features the band’s well known hits: On My Radio, Missing Words and Too Much Pressure.
1. Out On The Streets. 1. Danger. 3. Deepwater. 4. Missing Words. 5. Washed Up & Left For Dead. 6. On My Radio. 7. Celebrate The Bullet. 8. Selling Out Your Future. 9. Street Feeling. 10. They Make Me Mad. 11. Bristol & Miami. 12. Facing Situations. 13. Bombscare. 14. Too Much Pressure
For RSD 2023, a limited edition reissue of the bands’ best-selling album, for the first time on vinyl. Pressed on blue/grey swirl vinyl with additional pictures and liner notes.
1. The Light That Blinds 2. Enlightened By The Cold 3. Act Of Contrition 4. What Drives The Weak 5. Stillness 6. Inspiration On Demand 7. The Power Of I And I 8. Ghosts Of Past Failures 9. Eternity Is Within 10. Those Who Cannot Speak
FRENCH IMPORT (One Time Pressing, Jazz avant-garde Collector's item) - 1975 Iconic, Very Rare Live Recording from The Massy in France. Archie "Vernon" Shepp American is a tenor saxophonist, composer, dramatist, teacher, and pioneer of the free jazz movement, known not only for his creative improvisation and colorful sound but also for his Afrocentric approach to music. The National Endowment for the Arts named Shepp a Jazz Master in 2016. This double LP set, has deluxe packaging that will include an OBI strip, gatefold album jacket with two pockets, printed inner sleeves, original record labels and specialty color vinyl. 1st Opaque Pink & 2nd Opaque White Color Vinyl
BLUES FOR DON'L DUCK | BLUES FOR DON'L DUCK(SUITE ET FIN) | U-JAAMA (UNITE) | HIPNOSIS | AFRICAN DRUM SUITE | 524 Street Theme
Recorded in the lead-up to Amanda Shires 2022 album, Take It Like A Man, Live At Columbia Studio A features 4 tracks recorded at the legendary Nashville studio. Featuring guest appearances by Jason Isbell and Maren Morris, this single-sided 12” EP includes a B-side etching and fold-out poster.
1. Take It Like A Man
2. Empty Cups
3. Hawk For A Dove
4. Lonely At Night
Since the film was set largely abroad, the soundtrack to Ocean’s Twelve lacked some of the old-school Vegas vibe that made its predecessor such a hoot, but that meant more David Holmes, which is always a good thing (and Holmes won a BMI Award for his score just like he did for Ocean’s Eleven). Indeed, the abstract, electronica-cum-brass soundscapes created by Holmes went perfectly with the convoluted script; at least the audience could embrace the atmospheric groove even if they couldn’t figure out the latest plot twist! And the soundtrack also boasted some well-chosen contributions from international composers, including the great Piero Umiliani.
For its first-ever vinyl release, this fantastic score gets a 2-LP release in gold “Faberge Egg” vinyl housed inside a gatefold jacket featuring production stills. Limited to 2000 copies, exclusive for Record Store Day!
A1. L’Appuntamento – Ornella Vanoni
A2. $165 Million + Interest (Into) The Round-Up – David Holmes
A3. L.S.D. Partie – Roland Vincent
B1. Lifting the Building – David Holmes
B2. 10:35 I Turn Off Camera 3 – David Holmes
B3. Crepuscolo Sul Mare – Piero Umiliani
B4. What R We Stealing – David Holmes
B5. Faust 72 – Dynastie Crisis
C1. Stealing the Stock (Into) Le Renard De Nuit – David Holmes
C2. 7/29/04 The Day Of – David Holmes
C3. Lazy (Album Version) – Yellowhammer
C4. Explosive Corrosive Joseph – John Schroeder
D1. Yen on a Carousel – David Holmes
D2. The Real Story – David Holmes
D3. Ascension to Virginity – Dave Grusin
D4. Untitled – David Holmes
In the early 2000s, Slum Village was riding high on the success of their Fantastic and Fantastic Vol. 2 releases and upped the ante with the release of Trinity (Past, Present And Future). Despite Jay Dee starting to pursue solo efforts, the production team assembled for Trinity kept the Slum vibe found on the Fantastic albums. Producers on the release include Hi-Tek, Waajeed, Scott Storch, Karriem Riggins, T3, Black Milk, Young R.J., Shelton "Ess" Rivers with a significant contribution from Jay Dee himself.
Unavailable on vinyl since the mid-2000s, Ne’Astra Music Group revisits this too oft overlooked chapter of Slum Village’s history with this double LP Record Store Day 2023 release in a special colored vinyl pressing: one LP Canary Yellow and the other Tangerine.
1. Intro 1
2. Intro 2
4. What Is This
5. Tainted (Feat. Dwele)
6. La La
3. Trinity (Interlude)
1. Star (Interlude) (Feat. T. Banks)
2. Star (Feat. Dwele)
6. 80s Skit
2. Love U Hate
3. Get Live
5. Who Are We (Interlude)
6. Fall In Love
Produced by Hernan “Don Camel” Sforzini, the collection of songs on Sly & Robbie vs. Roots Radics: The Dub Battle, is a perfect pairing of might and creativity. These recordings can only be described as a Dub Clash, or as Roger Stefans calls it in the liner notes: “Dub Dubstock.” Taking the concept of pairing some of the greatest roots artists with some of the genre’s most beloved Dub artists adds a new dimension to the legacy of everyone involved, and serves as an epitaph to the careers of Toots Hibbert, Lee “Scratch” Perry, and Bunny “Striker” Lee. These recently departed legendary dub artists join in the enduring sounds of unreleased ‘70s productions from Osbourne Ruddock aka King Tubby who contributes to the project more than 30 years after his untimely demise.
Released on vinyl for the first time.
1. Dub Morning (Scientist Dub) – Sly & Robbie, Scientist feat. Mykal Rose 2. Dubterior Motives (King Jammy Dub) – Roots Radics, King Jammy feat. Brinsley Forde 3. Dub My Mind (Bunny "Striker" Lee Dub) – Sly & Robbie, Bunny Lee feat. The Mighty Diamonds 4. Dub Glory (Mad Professor Dub) – Roots Radics, Mad Professor feat. Freddie McGregor 5. Mind Your Dub (Don Camel Dub) – Sly & Robbie, Don Camel feat. Horace Andy 6. Gwan Dub Up Yuh Mouth (Mad Professor Dub) – Roots Radics, Mad Professor feat. Pablo Moses 7. Full Dub, Plant a Tree (Don Camel Dub) – Sly & Robbie, Don Camel feat. Lee "Scratch" Perry, Addis Pablo 8. The Gates of Dub (Lee "Scratch" Perry Dub) – Roots Radics, Lee "Scratch" Perry feat. Max Romeo 9. Argentina Dub (Dennis Bovell Dub) – Sly & Robbie, Dennis Bovell feat. Ken Boothe 10. Dub Must Get Better (Don Camel Dub) – Roots Radics, Don Camel feat. The Congos 11. Make a Dub (Scientist Dub) – Sly & Robbie, Scientist feat. Luciano 12. Dub to You (King Jammy Dub) – Roots Radics, King Jammy feat. Toots & the Maytals 13. Dub It to the Max (King Tubby Dub) – Sly & Robbie, King Tubby 14. Radical Dub Mix (King Tubby Dub) – Roots Radics feat. King Tubby 15. (bonus track/vinyl only) Sunshine Girl - Sly and Robbie feat Big Youth 16. (bonus track/vinyl only) Coming of Jah Jah - Roots Radics feat U-Roy
14 million streams ago...God, where to start? We formed in the late-70s to play a special Mass for the Bishop at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Brooklyn. Most of us met for the first time while rehearsing for that Mass and decided to keep in touch. We realized that Catholics (we were all Roman Catholics at the time) had nowhere to go to hear fun, inspirational music, so we began playing church halls and schools doing "rocked-up" versions of songs we pulled out of hymnals. Eventually some of us wrote our own stuff. We played hundreds of shows over the next 4 years, passing the hat for donations to pay for necessities that we needed to keep the group going (microphones, wires, gas for the van, and eventually, the "First Fruit" album, which we sold at concerts for just about cost). It was never about the money; it was all about spreading the Good News and having fun doing it. We consistently lost members through the years and gave our last concert in December 1983. Doug Prinzivalli, who owned a video copy of our appearance on a local TV show sometime in 1982, had been running "where are they now" (or more specifically, "who are they") contests on his California blog for years. It wasn't until he got his hands on a copy of the album (which is amazing considering we only printed 1,000 or so) that he found my name and tracked me down. That video was originally put on YouTube not by Doug, but by some visitor to his blog who thought it was too good not to share. --Sal Polichetti (Sonseed) (This is an exclusive 2023 Record Store Day release.)
1. Born of The Flesh
2. Another Kind of Love Song
3. Jesus Is A Friend of Mine
4. The Gospel Ship
6. The Opened Door
7. Sail On
8. Oh Happy Day
9. Gettin' Bacl
10. And The Father Will Dance
11. Say Yes