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Nick Cave & Warren Ellis

Carnage [LP]

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Written, recorded, and completed during lockdown, CARNAGE is the first studio album from Nick Cave & Warren Ellis outside of the Bad Seeds and their many soundtrack collaborations.

The eight song project - developed amidst the downtime of a long, anxious, global emergency - showcases Cave & Ellis’ typical sonic and lyrical adventurism and stands as a quintessential record for these uncertain times.

CARNAGE is shot through with moments of distilled beauty and resonating with an almost defiant sense of hope. In Cave's own words, it is "a brutal but very beautiful record nested in a communal catastrophe."

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Ashlyn

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A graduate from the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Ashe has been lauded by the likes of The FADER who raved about her “effortless voice”; People called her music, “deeply emotional yet so fun,” Consequence of Sound described her songs as, “accessible yet emotional” and NME declared she’s “a formidable new force in the pop world,” among other accolades. Ashe’s touring resume includes performances at Coachella with Big Gigantic, and opening slots for The Chainsmokers, LAUV, Louis The Child, Lewis Capaldi and more.  On TikTok Ashe gained 1 million followers, hitting over 2.5 billion video views and 2.5 million videos created.  On Instagram she has over 905K followers and growing, approaching 515K followers on Twitter, and over 7.3 million monthly listeners on Spotify. Her double EP Moral of the Story Chapters 1 & 2 is out now.  In 2020, Ashe also released the single “Save Myself,” which garnered over a million streams a week last summer, while the official music video saw #SaveMyselfMV trend on Twitter worldwide after its debut, including the U.S. at #5. She recently contributed an original song, “The Same,” to the new film and soundtrack, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, her second placement in the wildly popular Netflix franchise. Ashe made her stunning late-night TV debut alongside Niall Horan on The Late Late Show with James Corden, taped at London’s famed Royal Albert Hall and her daytime debut on Ellen at the top of 2021. “Till Forever Falls Apart” is the first hint of more exciting new music on the horizon from Ashe coming soon. Ashe and FINNEAS recently performed the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Ashe’s forthcoming debut album Ashlyn includes 14 songs which she describes "Ashlyn is deeply reflective and honest, full of stories of my experiences with fear and pain and turning those hard things into joy and independence. I’m an experiential writer and there was no way I was going to make an album that didn’t address my personal journey, from my brother’s death this last year to my own experiences with emotional abuse. I think you have to be vulnerable to create something really great and I believe I did that. Writing this album was also an opportunity to show that I’m not just a songwriter and a singer but a producer and a musician with a very clear vision for my art. Joni Mitchell refers to herself like a bee, gathering stories like pollen and trying to make honey from it, “whether or not the flavor suits people is something beyond my control.” I really tried to take that approach to writing this album, making something I loved above everything else. I couldn’t be more proud of Ashlyn and I hope many people happen to love it too.”

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Sucker Supreme is the third album from Rosie Tucker, and first for Epitaph Records. It is a coming of age album that aches with self-discovery, self-definition, and self-redefinition. Sucker Supreme is also just the right follow-up to where their last album, 2019’s Never Not Never Not Never Not, left off: still playfully observed, still sneakily political, still indebted to folk singers of the past – but also much, much bigger, brighter, louder and noisier than anything Tucker has dared before. It delivers mightily on an ambitious M.O.: to be relentlessly catchy and muscular and noisy but also beautiful; be achingly sad and searching, but never too far away from funny, either; and to spotlight Tucker’s empathetic, yearning vocals on top of it all. It takes a unique group of people to make an album that leaps out of the speakers at you like this one. Sucker Supreme is the first record made by Tucker’s current touring band: drummer Jessy Reed, guitarist Jess Kallen, and bassist Wolfy, who also occupied the producer’s chair. It’s a group of people as eager to share their long-dead folk music heroes as they are to pay homage to their still-kicking pop-punk heartthrobs.

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Styx

Crash Of The Crown [LP]

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A new era of hope, survival, and prosperity comes calling on STYX's Magnum Opus, Crash of the Crown, the band's first studio album since 2017's The Mission. Though the 15-track album takes a hard look at some inherently dark subjects, the prevalent light at the end of the tunnel eventually becomes each song's focal point - a persistent fervor to keep moving forward and achieve the greater good. Featuring "Crash of the Crown," "Reveries" & more, available on black vinyl.

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Los Angeles based Alt-rock quartet THE INTERRUPTERS are releas- ing their first-ever live album Live In Tokyo! with a set list that captures the live power that made them one of the busiest touring bands in the world, with fan favorite songs from each of the bands three albums including hit tracks such as “She’s Kerosene,” “Gave You Everything,” “Take Back The Power” and “Bad Guy.” Their greatest hits performed in the greatest way you can see THE INTERRUPTERS: LIVE!

The past three years have been pivotal for THE INTERRUPTERS. The band toured the world in support of their Fight the Good Fight (2018) album, including their first ever tour stop in Japan, where they captured this energetic live performance for their first live album Live In Tokyo!

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Highly anticipated K-pop new release from Seventeen. The 13-member group, originally formed in 2015, officially includes the hip-hop team, vocal team & performance team. ONE SIDE version consists of 88p photobook (random 1 of 3), 12p lyric book, sticker, clear bookmark, postcard (random 1 of 13), mini card (random 1 of 13), photo card (random 1 of 13), poster (random 1 of 4) and limited edition retail exclusive postcard of entire group. Dimensions (in mm) 180 x 210 x 13.
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Evolfo

Site Out Of Mind [LP]

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Evolfo’s homegrown musical universe is forever expanding. If the Brooklyn-based pysch rockers felt pressured to repeat the successes of their 2017 album 'Last of the Acid Cowboys' they certainly didn’t show it. One might think a band that racked up six million plus streams on their debut record would try to recreate this by doing more of the same, but Evolfo's latest album, 'Site Out Of Mind,' finds them stepping boldly forward, using 'Last of the Acid Cowboys' as a springboard for even more vivid conceptual territory, departing its earth bound adventures in melting landscapes, rat cities, and desert sojourns for metaphysical territory in the mountains of the mind. On this latest 11-track effort, Evolfo reaches far beyond the confines of genre to create a colorful echo drenched psych rock dream all their own. Partially inspired by concepts pulled from sci-fiction and one group psychedelic drug trip, 'Site Out of Mind' is a thrilling spiral into the depths of the spiritual mind and the afterlife. During late-night overdub sessions, the band would tweak lyrics line by line until it resulted in poetic verses like those of “In Time” and “White Foam." Comprised of one-take recordings, an organ-heavy song like “Orion’s Belt” feels like you’ve walked into a mind-exploding jam session where everyone is so in tune that they don’t even need to make eye contact, or a rhythm-driven cut like “Strange Lights” which jolts with an energy akin to Can. Evolfo don’t just channel ‘60s psychedelia on 'Site Out of Mind,' they warp the genre with experimental flair, from saxophone electronics to droning violinists. The result is a collection of songs that are unexpected, absorbing, and blissfully tripped out.

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The brand new studio album from one of the biggest reggae bands in the world. IN THE MOMENT finds Rebelution ruminating on time, living in the present and making your future better. The grammy-nominated band's first full length studio album since FREE REIN in 2018. It brings 15 new tracks including guest appearances by Busy Signal, Kabaka Pyramid, Durand Jones and Keznamdi.

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Hailing from the surprising West Yorkshire musical hot spot of Hebden Bridge, The Lounge Society are a teenage quartet, birthed out of the same "Calder sound" that has given the world The Orielles and WH Lung among others. A chance email from their band manager to Speedy Wunderground caught the label's ears. Their debut EP, Silk For The Starving, was recorded with producer Dan Carey (Kae Tempest, Bat For Lashes, Fontaines D.C.), and crackles with the type of listless, nervous energy that comes when you're teenager who has been denied all the simple pleasures in life, and robbed of a precious summer that you'll never get back.
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The new album What the Flood Leaves Behind from Amy Helm

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Omar Apollo

Apolonio [LP]

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After ten years, one of the greatest trilogies in hip-hop gets its final chapter.Kid Cudi unveils his anxiously awaited 7th full-length studio album and the third installment of his legendary Man On The Moon series, Man On The Moon III: The Chosen [Republic Records]. Cudi has returned with 18 new songs, such as "Show Out" [feat. Pop Smoke and Skepta], "Lovin' Me" [feat. Phoebe Bridgers], and "Rockstar Knights" [feat. Trippie Redd]. CD Softpak.

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The Problem of Leisure: A Celebration of Andy Gill and Gang of Four is a double album of tracks written by Andy Gill and Gang of Four - all newly reinterpreted and recorded by artists whose own unique contributions to music were enriched by listening to Gang of Four. Andy Gill died unexpectedly on February 1st, 2020, and in May 2021, the world gets a new way to enjoy his genius and the lasting brilliance of the band he co-founded. With original artwork by Damien Hirst.

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On Angelique Kidjo's new album Mother Nature, the four-time Grammy Award-winning luminary joins forces with many of her musical progeny, including some of the most captivating young creators of West African music, Afrobeat, Afro-pop, dancehall, hip-hop, and alt-R&B. The result is a truly visionary body of work, rooted in a deep understanding of musical tradition yet endlessly forward-thinking and inventive.

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Oh! The Horror brings their 2nd full-length record with more rap-infused hard rock tracks ready for rock radio! Featuring the singles, "Dead Inside," "Strange," and "Eat Me Alive" featuring Kellin Quinn of Sleeping With Sirens. Also included is their cover of Fouzia's pop hit "Tears of Gold" which has seen increased play at radio and on Sirius XM Octane's The Test Drive.

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".To All The Boys: Always & Forever became a love letter to the important life events that have been sacrificed or postponed in 2020-21: global travels, high school proms, graduations, weddings and even just heart-to-heart talks in a beloved diner," explains Michael Fimognari. "In the 3rd and final act of our trilogy, Lara Jean stands at the threshold of young adulthood, committed to living in full measures. This soundtrack represents her joys, sorrows and bravery to face whatever happens next."

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The Specials are one of the defining bands of the late 70's/early 80's along with Jerry Dammers iconic label Two Tone Records. They combined Jamaican ska and Rocksteady mixed with the energy of punk and launched a whole Ska Revival which paved the way for fellow likeminded bands Madness, The Beat and The Selecter to release their first singles.Having had seven top 10 singles and two Gold albums over the course of two years, the band released Jerry Dammers' Ghost Town in June 1981, backed by Lynval Goldings' Why? and the Terry Hall penned Friday Night Saturday Morning. The beginnings of the song were written around the closure of the Larcano dancehall in Coventry, but also reflecting what was happening in other towns and cities with urban decay, unemployment and ongoing racial tensions of the period. Themes which are still relevant today.The single, which was recently voted the second greatest UK single of all time by Alexis Petridis in the Guardian, reached Number One in the UK singles charts and stayed there for a further 3 weeks, becoming one of the biggest selling singles of 1981 and has remained one of the classic UK singles of all.This 40th Anniversary Edition has been mastered and cut at half-speed by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios using the original production tapes for optimum audio quality. Presented in a new 3mm 12" spined sleeve, using the original iconic artwork and featuring the 2Tone 40th Anniversary Bellyband.
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The Problem of Leisure: A Celebration of Andy Gill and Gang of Four is a double album of tracks written by Andy Gill and Gang of Four - all newly reinterpreted and recorded by artists whose own unique contributions to music were enriched by listening to Gang of Four. Andy Gill died unexpectedly on February 1st, 2020, and in May 2021, the world gets a new way to enjoy his genius and the lasting brilliance of the band he co-founded. With original artwork by Damien Hirst.

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2021 release. Gentle Man is the first solo album from Grammy-award-winning artist Rory Feek (of Joey+Rory) & the first he's recorded since losing his wife and collaborator in 2016 to cancer. On Gentle Man, Rory tells stories about everyday small-town life, heartbreak, healing, and salvation. On Gentle Man Rory is joined on the record with other country artists like Dolly Parton, Trisha Yearwood, Allison Krauss, Lee Ann Womack, Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs, Sharon White, Sonya Isaacs, and Ben Isaacs.
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