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This Week In Music History – September 15 – September 21


The_4_Seasons_(1966)On September 15, 1962, the Four Seasons scored their first #1 hit when “Sherry” reached the top of both the Billboard Hot 100 and the Cashbox Best Sellers list. The song was originally titled “Terry,” but after considering other names, including “Jackie,” (named for Jackie Kennedy) the quartet changed the lyrics to “Sherry;” after Cheri Spector, the daughter of one of Bob Crewe’s best friends. Over their career the Four Seasons would have 3 more #1 hits: “Rag Doll,” “Walk Like a Man” and “Big Girls Don’t Cry.”




1978_AMC_Matador_sedan_red_NC_detail_of_factory_AM-FM-stereo-8-track_unitOn September 15, 1965, the Ford Motor Company became the first automaker to offer an 8-track tape player as an option for their entire line of vehicles on sale in the US. Tapes were initially only available at auto parts stores, as home 8-track equipment was still a year away.





Huey_Lewis_&_the_News_-_SportsOn September 15, 1983, Huey Lewis and the News released the album ‘Sports.’ The album spawned four top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100: “Heart and Soul,” “I Want a New Drug,” “The Heart of Rock & Roll” and “If This Is It.” The LP reached the top spot on the Billboard 200 on June 30, 1984, and has been certified 7× Platinum by the RIAA.






220px-Beatles_She_Loves_YouOn September 16, 1963, “She Loves You” by the Beatles was released by Swan Records in the US. Although the song was currently at the top position in the UK, the now legendary pop song was ignored in the US, that is, until 1964 – when it would reach the top of the US Pop chart.





220px-SurferGirlCoverOn September 16, 1963, the Beach Boys album ‘Surfer Girl’ was released. The LP reached #7 in the US during a chart stay of 56 weeks. The front cover of Surfer Girl features (from left to right) Dennis Wilson, David Marks, Carl Wilson, Mike Love and Brian Wilson holding a surfboard from the same 1962 photo shoot that produced the cover of their album debut ‘Surfin’ Safari.’





ShindiglogoOn September 16, 1964, the rock and roll show Shindig debuts on ABC-TV with the Righteous Brothers, Sam Cooke, the Everly Brothers and Bobby Sherman. Later shows were taped in Britain with the Beatles as the guests and many popular performers of the day played on the show including Lesley Gore, Bo Diddley, Sonny and Cher, the Beach Boys, James Brown, the Supremes and the Ronettes; to name a few.





Vynil_vinil_92837841On September 17, 1931, RCA-Victor demonstrated the first long-playing record or LP, (33 1/3 rpm recording) at the Savoy Plaza Hotel in New York. The venture was doomed to fail however due to the high price of the record players, which started around $95 (about $1140 in today’s dollars) and wasn’t revived until 1948.





doorsOn September 17, 1967, the Doors were banned from the Ed Sullivan Show after Jim Morrison broke his agreement with the show’s producers. Morrison said before the performance that he wouldn’t sing the words, “Girl, we couldn’t get much higher,” from their hit 60′s anthem “Light My Fire;” but he did anyway. The Doors also performed their new single “People Are Strange.”




220px-Roger_Daltrey_-left_and_Keith_Moon-right_1967On September 17, 1967, the Who appeared on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. An incident occurred with flash explosions that damaged Pete Townsend’s ears. Drummer Kieth Moon bribed a stage hand to put explosives in his drum kit, loading it with ten times the expected dose. The resulting detonation threw Moon off his drum riser while his arm was cut by flying cymbal shrapnel. Townshend’s hair was fried and his left ear left ringing, while a camera and studio monitor were destroyed by a blast.




220px-GnR--UseYourIllusion1On September 17, 1991, over 4 million copies of Guns N’ Roses album, ‘Use Your Illusion I’ and ‘Use Your Illusion II’ were simultaneously released for retail sale. The cover art of both ‘Use Your Illusion’ albums is a detail of Raphael’s painting The School of Athens. The highlighted figure, unlike many of those in the painting, has not been identified with any particular philosopher. Both covers are the work of Estonian-American artist Mark Kostabi.







Gitarrlegenden Jimi HendrixOn September 18, 1970, James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix was pronounced dead on arrival at St. Mary Abbot’s Hospital in London at the age of 27 from an overdose of sleeping pills. Hendrix left the message “I need help bad man,” on his managers answer phone earlier that night. Hendrix is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music,and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music.”






220px-Lick_it_up_coverOn September 18, 1983, the album ‘Lick It Up’ was released by KISS. On the day of its release, the band members appeared on MTV without their trademark makeup. It was the first public appearance without makeup by Kiss since their very early days. The title track is a fan favorite Kiss song and a staple of the band’s live performances. This is also the first Kiss album officially featuring new lead guitarist Vinnie Vincent.







220px-SgconcertincentralparkOn September 19, 1981, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel recorded “The Concert in Central Park” live in New York’s Central Park for an HBO special. Among the songs performed were the classics “The Sound of Silence,” “Mrs. Robinson” and “The Boxer.”  The accompanying album was very successful peaking at #6 on the Billboard 200 album charts.





NoNukesAlbumOn September 19, 1979, the No Nukes concert was held at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Performers included Stephen Stills, David Crosby, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, the Doobie Brothers, Poco, Tom Petty, Carly Simon, James Taylor and Bruce Springsteen.






led-zep1On September 20, 1968, Led Zeppelin (recording under the name of the Yardbirds) started recording their debut album at Olympic Studios, Barnes, London, England. The album took only about 36 hours of studio time to complete at a cost of around £1,782. According to guitarist Jimmy Page, “The first album is a live album, it really is, and it’s done intentionally in that way. It’s got overdubs on it, but the original tracks are live.”



220px-DCalbumOn September 20, 1976, AC/DC released their third studio album ‘Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap.’ All songs were written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Bon Scott. The album has been certified 6x Platinum in the US









220px-All_Along_the_Watchtower_single_coverOn September 21, 1968, “All Along the Watchtower” was released by Jimi Hendrix. The single reached #5 in the British charts, and #20 on the Billboard chart, and Hendrix’s recording of the song appears at #47 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.  The song also had the #5 spot on Guitar World’s 100 Greatest Guitar Solos.





220px-Radiohead_original_creep_coverOn September 21, 1992, Radiohead released “Creep” as their debut single, later appearing on their first album, ‘Pablo Honey’ (1993). During its initial release, “Creep” was not a chart success. However, upon re-release in 1993, it became a worldwide hit.


Weekly Vinyl And Music News Wrap Up – Week Ending September 12, 2014

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LENNY-KRAVITZ-STRUT-large570Lenny Kravitz On His New Album ‘Strut’ And His Dream Of Working With Prince







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British singer Paul McCartney performs oPaul McCartney Tribute Comp: Bob Dylan, Kiss and More Cover the Beatle – Brian Wilson, Billy Joel, Willie Nelson, Smokey Robinson, Alice Cooper, Roger Daltrey and more sing their favorite McCartney songs for the comp, due out this fall






David-BowieDavid Bowie box set to feature new and unreleased music







U2U2 releases its new album for free today exclusively on iTunes







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RushRush Releasing 40th Anniversary Blu-ray Box







Photo of Robert FRIPP and KING CRIMSONKing Crimson in Albany: The Best New Band in Prog Begins a U.S Tour – Robert Fripp and company come to America with a set list that includes songs they haven’t played in 40 years






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New Music Releases – September 9, 2014

newre2The Beatles Mono Editions are finally here on vinyl.  Other vinyl reissues this week include some great jazz reissues including Sonny Rollins’ 1958 masterpiece ‘Freedom Suite,’ The Thelonious Monk Orchestra’s ‘At Town Hall,’ Stan Getz with ‘Stan Getz Quartets,’ John Coltrane’s ‘Black Pearls,’ Clifford Brown’s ‘Memorial,’ Miles Davis’ 1955 album ‘Blue Moods’ and Coleman Hawkins’ 1960 release ‘At Ease with Coleman Hawkins.’ Other vinyl reissues include a 2 LP set from John Lee Hooker called ‘Boogie Chillun,’ Booker T. and the M.G.’s ‘The Booker T. Set,’ Lambchop’s ‘Live at XX Merge,’ Santana’s ‘Zebop!’ and two from the Glitch Mob (‘Drink the Sea’ and ‘We Can Make the World Stop’).     (all available here at SoundStageDirect!)

A.C. Newman – What If OST
Alice Cooper – Nobody Likes Us
American Hi-Fi – Blood & Lemondade
Andras Fox – Vibrate on Silent (12″)
Angus and Julia Stone – Angus and Julia Stone (2xLP)
Aretha Franklin – Amazing Grace (reissue) (2xLP)
Avi Buffalo – At Best Cuckold (vinyl)
Ballet School – The Dew Lasts An Hour
Banks – Goddess (2xLP)
Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night (mono edition) (vinyl)
Beatles – Beatles for Sale (mono edition) (vinyl)
Beatles – Help! (mono edition) (vinyl)
Beatles – In Mono (14xLP box set)
Beatles – Magical Mystery Tour (mono edition) (vinyl)
Beatles – Mono Masters (3xLP)
Beatles – Please Please Me (mono edition) (vinyl)
Beatles – Revolver (mono edition) (vinyl)
Beatles – Rubber Soul (mono edition) (vinyl)
Beatles – Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (mono edition) (vinyl)
Beatles – The Beatles (The White Album) (mono edition) (2xLP)
Beatles – With the Beatles (mono edition) (vinyl)
Better Than Ezra – All Together Now
Billy Childs – Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro
Billy the Kid – Horseshoes and Hand Grenades
Blonde Redhead – Barragán
Booker T. and the M.G.’s – The Booker T. Set (reissue) (vinyl)
Brad Fiedel – Terminator 2: Judgment Day OST (vinyl)
Brian Reitzell – Watch Dogs O.S.T. (vinyl)
Bryan Adams – Tracks of My Years
Busdriver – Perfect Hair (2xLP)
Cannonball Adderley – In New York (reissue) (vinyl)
Catfish and the Bottlemen – The Balcony
Charley Pride – Christmas in My Home Town (reissue)
Circa Survive – Violent Waves
Clifford Brown – Memorial (reissue) (vinyl)
Coleman Hawkins – At Ease with Coleman Hawkins (reissue) (vinyl)
Crimson Shadows – Kings Among Men
Crown The Empire – The Fallout (reissue) (vinyl)
Crystal Voyager – Crystal Voyager OST (vinyl)
Cuntz – Here Come the Real Boys (vinyl)
David Bazan & the Passenger String Quartet – David Bazan & the Passenger String Quartet
Death From Above 1979 – The Physical World (vinyl)
Delta Spirit – Into the Wild (vinyl)
Dionne Warwick – Feels So Good
Donny Hathaway – The Best Of Donny Hathaway (vinyl)
Duologue – Never Get Lost
Earth – Primitive and Deadly (vinyl)
Emarosa – Versus (vinyl)
Esben and the Witch – A New Nature (2xLP)
Fernando Velaquez – Hercules OST (vinyl)
Flowers – Do What You Want To, It’s What You Should Do
Free Throw – These Days Are Gone (vinyl)
Frnkiero Andthe Cellabration – .Stomachaches (vinyl)
Further – Where Were You Then? (vinyl)
Gladys Knight – Where My Heart Belongs
Grateful Dead – Wake Up To Find Out: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/29/1990
Greensky Bluegrass – If Sorrows Swim
Hank Snow – Complete Us Country Hits 1949-62
Hiss Golden Messenger – Lateness of Dancers (vinyl)
HOD – Book Of The Worm
Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs – You Can’t Buy a Gun When You’re Crying (vinyl)
Ian Matthews – Stealin’ Home (reissue)
Ikonika – Position EP (12″)
In Flames – Siren Charms (2xLP)
In Flames – Siren Charms (Deluxe Edition) (11×7″)
Interpol – El Pintor (colored vinyl)
Ital – Endgame (2xLP)
James Taylor – Feel the Moonshine
Jaye Jayle – The Beast Keeps Cool (7″)
Jeff Russo – Fargo OST (vinyl)
Jesse Marchant – Jesse Marchant (vinyl)
Jhene Aiko – Souled Out
John Coltrane – Black Pearls (reissue) (vinyl)
John Lee Hooker – Boogie Chillun (reissue) (2xLP)
Justin Townes Earle – Single Mothers (vinyl)
Karen O – Crush Songs (vinyl)
Laibach – Opus Dei
Lambchop – Live at XX Merge (reissue) (vinyl)
Lecrae – Anomaly
Lee Brice – I Don’t Dance
Left and Right – Five Year Plan Tape
Lemonade – Minus Tide (vinyl)
Lonely Kamel – Shit City
Loudon Wainwright III – Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet)
Love Inks – Exi
Marian McLaughlin – Derive (vinyl)
Mazes – Wooden Aquarium
Meek Mill – Dreams Worth More Than Money
Megaton Leviathan – Past 21 Beyond The Arctic Cell
Menace Beach – Tennis Court (7″)
Michael Stanley – Cabin Fever (reissue)
Michael Stanley – Freinds & Legends (reissue)
Michael Stanley – Greatest Hints (reissue)
Michael Stanley – Ladies Choice (reissue)
Michael Stanley – Michael Stanley (reissue)
Michael Stanley – You Break It You Bought It (reissue)
Michelle Williams – Journey to Freedom
Miles Davis – Blue Moods (reissue) (vinyl)
Moreno Veloso – Coisa Boa (vinyl)
Music Band – I Was Like (7″)
Neil Sedaka – Complete Us Singles & Eps As & Bs 1956-62
Niagara – Don’t Take It Personally
Nikki Sudden – Fred Beethoven (vinyl)
Obnox – The Juke That Sat By the Door (vinyl)
Odesza – In Return (2xLP)
Old Testament – Old Testament
Orlando Julius – Jaiyede Afro (2xLP)
Ornette Coleman – Tomorrow Is the Question! (vinyl)
Oscillator Bug – Bursts Of The Million
Paul Carrack – Best of Paul Carrack
Paul Collins – Feel the Noise (vinyl)
PC Worship – Social Rust
Pere Ubu – Carnival of Souls (vinyl)
Phobia – Grindcore
Phosphorescent – Muchacho (gold vinyl)
Power Glove – Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon O.S.T. (2xLP)
Queen – Live at the Rainbow (deluxe box set)
Richard “Groove” Holmes – Soul Message (vinyl)
Rittz – Next To Nothing
Robert Plant – Lullaby and…the Ceaseless Roar (2xLP)
Rudiger Lorenz – Invisible Voices (vinyl)
Ryan Adams – Ryan Adams (vinyl)
Santana – Corazon, Live from Mexico: Live It to Believe It
Santana – Zebop! (reissue) (vinyl)
Sean Rowe – Madman (vinyl)
Senses Fail – Let It Enfold You (vinyl)
Sergio Mendes – Magic
Simian Mobile Disco – Whorl (vinyl)
Sloan – Commonwealth (vinyl)
Sonny Rollins – Freedom Suite (reissue) (vinyl)
Spirits of the Dead – Rumours of a Presence
Stan Getz – Stan Getz Quartets (reissue) (vinyl)
Steak – Slab City
Striker – City of Gold
T-Bone Walker – Ultimate Collection 1929-57
Tennis – Ritual In Repeat (vinyl)
The American Scene – Haze (vinyl)
The Blackbyrds – Unfinished Business (vinyl)
The Foxery – Unless (colored vinyl)
The Gaggers – Sharp Lies (7″)
The Glitch Mob – Drink the Sea (reissue) (vinyl)
The Glitch Mob – We Can Make the World Stop (reissue) (10″)
The Knife – Let’s Talk About Gender Baby, Let’s Talk About You and Me (10″)
The Order Of Israfel – Wisdom
The Rentals – Lost In Alphaville (vinyl)
The Stroke Band – Green and Yellow (vinyl)
The Thelonious Monk Orchestra – At Town Hall (reissue) (vinyl)
The Used/Taking Back Sunday – Split (10″)
Tiny Moving Parts – Pleasant Living (red/orange/yellow vinyl)
Tricky – Adrian Thaws (2xLP)
Vance Joy – Dream Your Life Away (vinyl)
Various Artists – Exclusive Blend Vol 1 (vinyl)
Various Artists – Exclusive Blend Vol 2 (2xLP)
Various Artists – Ghostbusters II (vinyl)
Various Artists – Morning of the Earth OST (vinyl)
Various Artists – Soul Jazz Records presents: No Seattle – Forgotten Sounds Of The North-West Grunge Era 1986-97 (Volume 1) (2xLP)
Various Artists – Soul Jazz Records presents: No Seattle – Forgotten Sounds Of The North-West Grunge Era 1986-97 (Volume 2) (2xLP)
Various Artists – Take Me to the River
Various Artists – The Midnight Special (11 DVD box set)
Wave Sleep Wave – Never Notice
Wild Billy Childish – Punk Rock Enough for Me (7″)
William Onyeabor – What?!
Wire – Document and Eyewitness 1979-1980 (2xLP)

Weekly Vinyl And Music News Wrap Up – Week Ending August 29, 2014

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cocblinddel_638Seminal Albums By CORROSION OF CONFORMITY To Be Reissued On Vinyl







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ACDCAC/DC Take Only 10 Days To Lay Down New Album





complete_coverStevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble: The Complete Epic Recordings Collection To Be Released October 28







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New Music Releases – August 26, 2014


Another week with awesome vinyl reissues including some fantastic jazz reissues by Art Pepper (‘Art Pepper + Eleven: Modern Jazz Classics’), Wayne Shorter (‘JuJu’), Bud Powell (‘The Amazing Bud Powell’), Bill Evans (‘New Jazz Conceptions’), Etta James (‘Rocks the House’), Herbie Hancock (‘Speak Like A Child’), John Coltrane (‘Bye Bye Blackbird’), Miles Davis (‘Collector’s Item’) and Red Garland (‘Red Garland’s Piano’). Other vinyl reissues include a bunch from Metallica (‘Garage, Inc.,’ ‘Load,’ ‘Master of Puppets,’ ‘Metallica,’ ‘Reload,’ ‘S&M’ and ‘St. Anger’), John Lee Hooker’s ‘The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker,’ Tower of Power’s 1973 self titled LP, Superdrag’s 1998 2 LP set ‘Head Trip In Every Key,’ three from M83 (‘Before The Dawn Heals Us,’ ‘Dead Cities, Red Seas and Lost Ghost and their 2001 self titled debut), as well as Liturgy’s 2009 release ‘Renihilation;’ just to name a few.


Alan Menken – Aladdin OST (picture disc)
Alan Menken – Beauty and The Beast OST (picture disc)
Alraune – The Process of Self-Immolation
American – Coping With Loss
Annie Eve – Sunday ’91
Ariana Grande – My Everything
Art Pepper – Art Pepper + Eleven: Modern Jazz Classics (reissue) (vinyl)
Ashrae Fax – Never Really Been Into It (vinyl)
Avenged Sevenfold – Waking the Fallen: Resurrected (4xLP+DVD)
Basement Jaxx – Junto (2xLP)
Bastard Sapling – Instinct Is Forever
Battle Trance – Palace Of Wind
(reissue) (vinyl)
Bitchin Bajas – Bitchin Bajas (2xLP)
Brad Paisley – Moonshine In The Trunk
Broken Bells – Control (7″)
Bud Powell – The Amazing Bud Powell (reissue) (vinyl)
Budgie – Budgie (reissue)
Budgie – Squawk (reissue)
Budgie – Never Turn Your Back on a Friend (reissue)
Budgie – In for the Kill! (reissue)
Cassavetes – Oh So Long (vinyl)
Cassie Ramone – Time Has Come
Cayetana – Nervous Like Me (pre-order) (colored vinyl)
Chelsea Wolfe – Apokalypsis (reissue) (vinyl)
Chelsea Wolfe – The Grime and the Glow (reissue) (vinyl)
Circle Traps – Machine City EP (vinyl)
Claude Speed – My Skeleton
Cocksure – TVMALSV
Cold Specks – Neuroplasticity
Copeland – In Motion (limited edition) (reissue)
Copeland – You Are My Sunshine (limited edition) (reissue)
Cowbell – Skeleton Soul
Cruel Hand – Unhinged – Unraveled
Cymbals Eat Guitars – LOSE
Dance Gavin Dance – A Downtown Battle Mountain II (colored vinyl)
Desert – Envalira (vinyl)
Donny Hathaway – The Best of Donny Hathaway (reissue) (vinyl)
Dry the River – Alarms in the Heat (vinyl)
Elephant Stone – The Three Poisons (vinyl)
Eno and Hyde – High Life (2xLP)
Estrogen Highs – Hear Me On the Number Station (vinyl)
Ella Fitzgerald – Ella In Nichigeki Theatre, Tokyo
Etta James – Rocks the House (reissue) (vinyl)
Famous Last Words – Council Of The Dead
Fenech-Soler – Rituals
FKA Twigs – LP1 (vinyl)
Floating Action – Body Questions (vinyl)
Frnkiero And The Cellabration – Stomachaches
Full Force – With Love From Our Friends
Gemma Ray – Milk for Your Motors (vinyl)
Germ House – Showing Symptoms (vinyl)
Girl Tears – Tension (vinyl)
Gob – Apt. 13
Gordon Lightfoot – Gord’s Gold (reissue) (vinyl)
Gruppo d’Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza – Gruppo d’Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza (vinyl)
Hamish Kilgour – All of It and Nothing (vinyl)
Headroom – Carry Me Away (7″)
Henrietta – The Trick Is Not Minding (colored vinyl)
Herbie Hancock – Speak Like A Child (reissue) (vinyl)
High Ends – Super Class
High Inergy – Turnin’ On
High Lucia – Wash (12″)
Ian Anderson – Thick as a Brick: Live in Iceland
il sogno del marinaio – Canto Secondo (12″)
In the Valley Below – The Belt
Invent, Animate – Everchanger
Isaac Hayes – Black Moses (reissue) (2xLP)
J Dilla – The King of Beats (Ma Dukes Yancey Collector’s Edition Box Set)
J Mascis – Tied to a Star
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts – Greatest Hits (2 CDs)
John Coltrane – Bye Bye Blackbird (reissue) (vinyl)
John Lee Hooker – The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (reissue) (vinyl)
Jonny Craig – A Dream Is A Question You Don’t Know How To Answer (vinyl)
Kamp! – Baltimore EP (12″)
Kem – Promise To Love
Khun Narin – Khun Narin’s Electric Phin Band (vinyl)
King Buzzo – This Machine Kills Artists (vinyl)
Kinks – Lola Versus Powerman & The Moneygoround, Part One (2 CD)
League – League (reissue) (vinyl)
Lewis – Romantic Times (vinyl)
Lita Ford – Live & Deadly (limited edition)
Liturgy – Renihilation (reissue) (vinyl)
Lowell George – Thanks I’ll Eat It Here: The Deluxe Edition
Lydia Lunch & Rowland S. Howard – Shotgun Wedding (vinyl)
M83 – Before The Dawn Heals Us (reissue) (vinyl)
M83 – Dead Cities, Red Seas and Lost Ghost (reissue) (vinyl)
M83 – M83 (reissue) (vinyl)
Machinae Supremacy – Phantom Shadow
Mannequin Pussy – Gypsy Pervert (vinyl)
Matchess – Seraphastra (vinyl)
Merchandise – After The End
Metallica – Garage, Inc. (reissue) (3xLP)
Metallica – Load (reissue) (2xLP)
Metallica – Master of Puppets (reissue) (vinyl)
Metallica – Metallica (reissue) (2xLP)
Metallica – Reload (reissue) (2xLP)
Metallica – S&M (reissue) (3xLP)
Metallica – St. Anger (reissue) (2xLP)
Miles Davis – Collector’s Item (reissue) (vinyl)
Mitch Murder – Interceptor (2xLP)
MNDSGN – Yawn Zen
Moire – Shelter (2xLP)
Mono/Poly – Golden Skies
Motel Beds – These Are the Days Gone By
Motörhead – Aftershock (Tour Edition)
Musee Mecanique – From Shores of Sleep (vinyl)
Music Blues – Things Haven’t Gone Well (2xLP)
Negative Scanner – Ambitious People / Evening News b/w R.I.P. (7″)
New Medicine – Breaking The Model
Ngozi Family – Day of Judgement (2xLP)
Nightmares on Wax – Aftermath (Ricardo Villalobos and Max Loderbauer Remixes) (12″)
Opeth – Pale Communion (2xLP)
Pallbearer – Foundations of Burden (vinyl)
Pelican – Arktika (vinyl)
Peter Jefferies – Electricity (2xLP)
Randy Bachman – Vinyl Tap Tour: Every Song Tells a Story
Red Garland – Red Garland’s Piano (reissue) (vinyl)
Robyn Hitchcock – The Man Upstairs
Royal Blood – Royal Blood
Rustie – Green Language (2xLP)
Santana – Marathon (reissue) (vinyl)
School of Language – More Fears (7″)
Sea of Bones – The Earth Wants Us Dead
Sharpless – The One I Wanted to Be (tape)
Shovels and Rope – Swimmin’ Time (vinyl)
Souls of Mischief – There Is Only Now (picture disc)
Steven Price – Gravity OST (2xLP)
Superdrag – Head Trip In Every Key (reissue) (2xLP)
SW/MM/NG – Feel Not Bad
Taking Back Sunday | The Used – Split (10″)
The Abigails – Tundra (vinyl)
The Bad Plus – Inevitable Western
The Bug – Angels & Devils
The Chills – Molten Gold / Pink Frost (7″)
The Como Mamas – Out of the Wilderness (7″)
The Dwarves – The Dwarves Invented Rock and Roll (tape)
The Front Bottoms – Rose (12″)
The Griswolds – Be Impressive (vinyl)
The Magic Numbers – Alias
The Muffs – Whoop Dee Doo (vinyl)
The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers
The Rentals – Lost In Alphaville
The Unicorns – Who Will Cut Our Hair When We’re Gone? (remastered)
The Wytches – Annabel Dream Reader
The Young – Chrome Cactus (vinyl)
Thurston Moore – Sun Gift Earth
Tinnarose – Tinnarose
Tony Allen – Black Voices (vinyl)
Tony Bennett and Bill Evans -The Tony Bennett and Bill Evans Album (reissue) (vinyl)
Tower of Power – Tower of Power (reissue) (vinyl)
Twin Atlantic – Great Divide
Ty Segall – Manipulator (2xLP)
Various Artists – Chef OST (vinyl)
Various Artists – Decadubs 3 EP (12″)
Various Artists – Pay Close Attention: XL Recordings (4xLP+DVD)
Walter TV – Appetite (vinyl)
Wand – Ganglian Reef (vinyl)
Wayne Shorter – JuJu (reissue) (vinyl)
White Hills – Glitter Glamour Atrocity (vinyl)
Wolf – Devil Seed
You. – Sunchaser
Z – Visions of Dune
Zeds Dead – Somewhere Else (vinyl)

Weekly Vinyl And Music News Wrap Up – Week Ending August 22, 2014

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Plain-SpokenJohn Mellencamp Releases New Single, ‘Troubled Man’






Bob Seger & Joe Walsh In ConcertTurn the Page: Bob Seger to Release First Album in Eight Years This Fall – Ride Out” will feature covers of John Hiatt and Wilco alongside original tracks






dbDirty Beaches Details ‘Stateless’ LP, Shares New Song






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Roger Waters Performing The Wall Live At Wembley Stadium, London‘Roger Waters: The Wall’ Doc to Premiere at Toronto Film Fest Next Month






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New Music Releases – August 19, 2014

newre2Another full slate of exciting vinyl reissues this week including the Eels with ‘Beautiful Freak,’ Stereo MCs’ 1992, effort ‘Connected,’ Cream’s ‘Best of Cream,’ two from Big Star (‘#1 Record and ‘Radio City’), Canned Heat’s 1970 release ‘Vintage,’ three from Fela Kuti (‘Confusion,’ ‘Sorrow, Tears and Blood’ and ‘Teacher Don’t Teach Me Nonsense’), three from Jimmy Eat World (‘Clarity,’ ‘Futures’ and ‘Static Prevails’), the Offspring’s ‘Smash 20th Anniversary’ and Miles Davis’ ‘Bitches Brew;’ just to name a few. (all the aforementioned vinyl reissues are available here at SoundStageDirect!)


Aaron Neville – Hercules (vinyl)
Accept – Blind Rage
Ace Frehley – Space Invader
Acrania – Totalitarian Dystopia
Addison Groove – Turn Up the Silence EP (12″)
Amy Grant – In Motion: The Remixes (vinyl)
Apache Dropout – Heavy Window (vinyl)
Ark Life – The Dream of You and Me (vinyl)
Arndales – Dog Hobbies USA (12″)
Arnett Cobb – Funky Butt (reissue)
Artie Shaw – Both Feet in the Groove (reissue)
Aurra x Dam Funk – Somebody (2×7″)
Aviator – Head in the Clouds, Hands in the Dirt (vinyl)
Bad Case of Big Mouth – Straight Up Bad Luck
Bahamas – Bahamas Is Afie
Beach Day – Native Echoes
Benjamin Booker – Benjamin Booker
Better Than Ezra – Surprise
Between The Buried and Me – Alaska (vinyl)
Big Star – #1 Record (reissue) (vinyl)
Big Star – Radio City (reissue) (vinyl)
Birdy – Fire Within (vinyl)
Bishop Allen – Lights Out (colored vinyl)
Black Crown Initiate – The Great Mistake
Boardroom Heroes – New Wage (vinyl)
Bob Carpenter – Silent Passage (vinyl)
Bob James – 12 (reissue)
Bob James – Foxie (reissue)
Bob James – The Genie: Themes & Variations from “Taxi” (reissue)
Botanist – VI: Flora (vinyl)
Brian Setzer – Rockabilly Riot! All Original (vinyl)
Brigitte Fontaine – Brigitte Fontaine (vinyl)
Buddy – Last Call For The Quiet Life
Canned Heat – Vintage (reissue) (vinyl)
Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band – Live 1966-67 (reissue)
Cardinals Folly – Our Cult Continues!
Caroline Rose – I Will Not Be Afraid (vinyl)
Carrier – Lowlife
Castanets – Decimation Blues (vinyl)
Celebration – Albumen (vinyl)
Charlie Haden / Paul Motian – Etudes (reissue) (vinyl)
Chase Rice – Ignite The Night
Chelsea Grin – Ashes to Ashes
Children Of Technology – Future Decay
Christian Gregory – Count On You (vinyl)
Chrome – The Visitation (reissue)
Chuck Brown – Beautiful Life
Coachwhips – Get Yer Body Next Ta Mine (reissue) (vinyl)
Coliseum – Coliseum (reissue) (2xLP)
Com Truise – In Decay (vinyl)
Connections – Into Sixes (vinyl)
Crayon – Brick Factory (reissue)
Cream – Best of Cream (reissue) (vinyl)
Crime – Murder By Guitar (vinyl)
Cross Examination – The Dawn of the Dude EP
Daniel Johnston – Fun (vinyl)
Danny Click & the Hell Yeahs – Captured Live
Darkness Divided – Written In Blood
Deadlock – The Re-Arrival
Dick Dale – Live Santa Monica Pier
Dictated – The Deceived
Dirty Loops – Loopified
Dr. Feelgood – Brilleaux (reissue) (vinyl)
Dr. Feelgood – Classic (reissue) (vinyl)
Dr. John – Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch
DragonForce – Maximum Overload (vinyl)
Egypt Central – Murder In The French Quarter
Electric Würms – Musik, Die Schwer zu Twerk (vinyl)
Elvin Bishop – Can’t Even Do Wrong Right
Empire Auriga – Ascending The Solar Throne
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) – You Will Eventually Be Forgotten (vinyl)
Eric Clapton – Time Pieces: The Best of Clapton (reissue) (vinyl)
Extinction A.D. – Plague Prophecy (vinyl)
Fat White Family – Champagne Holocaust
Fela Kuti – Confusion (reissue) (vinyl)
Fela Kuti – Sorrow, Tears and Blood (reissue) (vinyl)
Fela Kuti – Teacher Don’t Teach Me Nonsense (reissue) (vinyl)
Four Year Strong – Go Down in History
Free Time – Esoteric Tizz (7″)
Funeral Circle – Funeral Circle
Genevieve Bellemare – Live and Die
Geoffrey O’Connor – Fan Fiction (vinyl)
Gretchen Wilson – Snapshot
Grinder Blues – Grinder Blues
Gruppo d’Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza – Gruppo d’Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza (vinyl)
Halcyon Way – Conquer
Hank Mobley – Soul Station (reissue)
Hawkwind – This Is Hawkwind, Do Not Panic (reissue)
He Is Legend – Heavy Fruit
Heartsrevolution – Ride and Die (vinyl)
Heldon – Allez-Téia (vinyl)
Holly Herndon – Body Sound (10″)
Honeyblood – Honeyblood (vinyl)
Human League – Dare! (vinyl)
Imogen Heap – Sparks (2xLP)
Iron Butterfly – Don’t Look Down On Me (reissue) (vinyl)
Iron Butterfly – Live in Copenhagen 1971
Israel Nash – Rain Plans (vinyl)
James Yorkston – The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society
Japan – Tin Drum (vinyl)
Jason Feathers – De Oro
Jenny Hval and Susanna – Meshes of Voice
Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas – Secret Evil (vinyl)
Jimmy Eat World – Clarity (reissue) (2xLP)
Jimmy Eat World – Futures (reissue) (2xLP)
Jimmy Eat World – Static Prevails (reissue) (2xLP)
jj – V (colored vinyl)
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts – Greatest Hits (2 CDs)
Joel Gion – Apple Bonkers (vinyl)
John Coltrane – Stardust (reissue)
John Coltrane – The Believer (reissue)
John Coltrane / John Coltrane Quartet – Ballad (reissue)
John Lennon – Shaved Fish (reissue)
John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers – A Sense of Place (reissue) (vinyl)
Johnny Touch – Inner City Wolves
Joy – Under the Spell of Joy (vinyl)
Judy Collins – Sings Lennon & Mccartney
Julia Holter – Don’t Make Me Over (7″)
Julia Holter – Tragedy (reissue) (vinyl)
Karma To Burn – Arch Stanton
Kenny Burrell – Kenny Burrell, Vol. 2 (reissue)
Kenny Burrell – Midnight Blue (reissue)
Kenny Wheeler / Kenny Wheeler Quintet – Flutter By, Butterfly (reissue)
Kimbra – The Golden Echo (vinyl)
King 810 – Memoirs Of A Murderer
Kinks – Best of the Kinks 1964-1971
KISS – Music From the Elder (reissue) (vinyl)
Lee Dorsey – Working in a Coal Mine (reissue) (vinyl)
Literature – Chorus (vinyl)
Lykke Li – I Never Learn (vinyl)
Lykke Li – Lykke Li Vinyl Bundle (2xLP+7″)
Meridian – The Cathedral (vinyl)
Midge Ure – Fragile (vinyl)
Midnight – No Mercy For Mayhem
Miles Davis – Bitches Brew (vinyl) (reissue)
Minnie Riperton – Les Fleurs (reissue) (vinyl)
Moiré – Shelter
Monty Python – Monty Python’s Total Rubbish: Super Deluxe
Moon Duo – Live in Ravenna (vinyl)
Mudhoney – My Brother the Cow (reissue)
Museum Of Love – Museum Of Love
Music Go Music – Impressions (vinyl)
Ned Oldham – Further Gone (7″)
Nektar – Remember the Future (reissue)
Noveller and Thisquietarmy – Reveries (vinyl)
O.V. Wright – Into Something (Can’t Shake Loose) (vinyl)
Octagrape – Emotional Oil (vinyl)
Octoberman – What More What More
Opera Multi Steel – Opera Multi Steel (12″)
Orenda Fink – Blue Dream
Our Lady – II (vinyl)
Owl John – Owl John (vinyl)
Pale Angels – Strange Powers (vinyl)
Pallbearer – Foundations Of Burden
Paul Desmond – Take Ten (reissue) (vinyl)
Peliroja – Injusticia (vinyl)
Perry Como – The Best of Perry Como
Peter Jefferies – Electricity (2xLP)
Phil Ochs – Live Again
Pillbuster – Brothel
Plasmatics – New Hope for the Wretched (reissue)
Powerlord – The Awakening (reissue)
Punch – They Don’t Have to Believe (vinyl)
Pyramid Vritra – Palace (12″)
Quiet Life – Housebroken Man
Randy Travis – Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am
Roadkill Ghost Choir – In Tongues
Roedelius – Flieg Vogel fliege (vinyl)
Rubblebucket – Survival Sounds (vinyl)
Ryan Adams – 1984 (7″)
Sacrocurse – Unholier Master
Santana – Inner Secrets (reissue) (vinyl)
Sarah Jaffe – Don’t Disconnect (vinyl)
Satellites – Satellites 02 (2xLP)
Scale The Summit – Carving Desert Canyons (vinyl)
Sean Flinn and the Royal We – The Lost Weekend (vinyl)
Sleeping Bag – Deep Sleep (vinyl)
Sleeping Giant – Finished People
Smoke Dawson – Fiddle (vinyl)
Smokey Robinson – Smokey & Friends
Snow Patrol – A Hundred Million Suns (2xLP)
Soreption – Deterioration Of Minds (reissue)
Souls of Mischief – There Is Only Now
Spiritualized – Fucked Up Inside (reissue) (vinyl)
Spiritualized – Let It Come Down (reissue) (2xLP)
Statik Selektah – What Goes Around
Stereo MCs – Connected (reissue) (vinyl)
Steve Khan – Eyewitness (reissue)
Tashi Dorji – Tashi Dorji (vinyl)
Temptations – Cloud Nine (reissue) (vinyl)
The Brokeoffs – Restless Leg
The Dictated – The Deceived
The Eels – Beautiful Freak (reissue) (vinyl)
The Last Internationale – We Will Reign (vinyl)
The Offspring – Smash 20th Anniversary (reissue )(vinyl)
The Posies – Failure (reissue) (vinyl)
The Red Krayola – The Parable of Arable Land (vinyl)
Thelonious Monk – Monk (reissue)
Those Who Bring The Torture – Piling Up
Tim Bogert & Carmine Appice – Friends
Trioscapes – Digital Dream Sequence
Van Morrison – Complete Bang Sessions (vinyl)
Various Artists – Kompakt Total 14 (2xLP)
Various Artists – Look Again To The Wind: Johnny Cash’s Bitter Tears Revisited
Various Artists – Majestic Casual – Chapter 2 (2xCD)
Various Artists – Ping Pong Summer Original Soundtrack (vinyl)
Various Artists – The Fault In Our Stars OST (2xLP)
Wiz Khalifa – Blacc Hollywood

Weekly Vinyl And Music News Wrap Up – Week Ending August 15, 2014

tomTom Petty tops new Billboard Artist 100 chart





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FOOFoo Fighters New Album ‘Sonic Highways’ Set For Nov. 10th Release





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New Music Releases – August 12, 2014


A ton of superb vinyl reissues this week including the original members of KISS (Ace Frehley, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Gene Simmons) with their 1978 solo efforts, Diana Krall’s double LP ‘Quiet Nights, Cocteau Twins with ‘Heaven or Las Vegas,’ Shocking Blue’s ‘Attila’ (these aforementioned titles are available here at SoundStageDirect!) and some fantastic jazz reissues including Coleman Hawkins’ ‘The Hawk Relaxes, Joe Glazer’s ‘Garbage and Other Songs of Our Time and The Dave Brubeck Quartet with ‘Jazz at the College of the Pacific;’ just to name a few.


3LAU – How You Love Me
10cc – Deceptive Bends (reissue)
A Tempered Heart – Loneliness and Mournful Lights
A.C. Newman – What If OST
A.C.T. – Circus Pandemonium
AC/DC – Brian Johnson Years (DVD/CD)
Ace Frehley – Ace Frehley (reissue) (vinyl)
Adebisi Shank – This Is The Third Album of A Band Called Adebisi Shank
Adore – Infamy of the Black Legions
Albert King – The Blues
Alexis P. Suter Band – Love the Way You Roll
Ali Muhareb – Walkin’ (7″)
Alias Grim – Decapitated Faces
American Dog – Neanderthal
Apocalyptica – Cult
Apollo – Apollo
Arc in Round – Arc in Round
Atara / Miserable Failure – Hang Them
B.B. King – Signature Collection: Blues
B.B. King – The Blues
Back Door To Asylum – Cerberus Millenia
Belphegor – Conjuring The Dead
Ben Fields – Extraordinary Light (vinyl)
Bend Sinister – Animals
Better Off Red – (I Think) I’m Leaving
Big Bill Broonzy – The Blues
Big Yellow Taxi / Lisa Wahlandt – Big Yellow Taxi
Black Wine – Yell Boss (vinyl)
Blackie & the Rodeo Kings – South
Blessed Feathers – Order of the Arrow
Blind Boy Fuller – The Blues
Blind Willie McTell – The Blues
Blofish – Three Against Two
Blood Orange – Uncle ACE (12″)
Bob Marley – Signature Collection: Bob Marley
Bob Taylor & the Counts – Thunder/Taylor’s Rock
Botanist – VI: Flora
Brand X – Do They Hurt? (reissue)
Brand X – Livestock (reissue)
Brand X – Masques (reissue)
Brand X – Moroccan Roll (reissue)
Brand X – Product (reissue)
Brand X – Unorthodox Behaviour (reissue)
Brian Setzer – Rockabilly Riot! All Original (vinyl)
Buddy Guy and Junior Wells – Pure Raw Blues
Bully – Milkman (7″)
Bunji Garlin – Differentology
Byrds – Straight for the Sun
Caleb Johnson – Testify
Cannonball Adderley | Milt Jackson – Things Are Getting Better (reissue) (vinyl)
Cattle Decapitation – Harvest Floor
Chairmen of the Board – Complete Invictus Studio Recordings: 1969 -78
Chet Baker – Chet Baker in New York (vinyl)
Childhood – Lacuna
Chris Staples – American Soft (vinyl)
Chubby Checker – Rock ‘n’ Roll Legends
Chuck Berry – Rock ‘n’ Roll Legends
Cocteau Twins – Heaven or Las Vegas (reissue) (vinyl)
Coleman Hawkins – The Hawk Relaxes (reissue) (vinyl)
Comet Gain – Paperback Ghosts (vinyl)
Crippled Black Phoenix – A Love Of Shared Disasters (2xLP)
Cyrus Chestnut – Midnight Melodies
Daddy Long Legs – Blood from a Stone
Dama / Libra – Claw
Daniel Johnston – Fun (vinyl)
Dark Blue – Just Another Night with the Boys (7″)
Darkest Hour – Darkest Hour
Diana Krall – Quiet Nights (reissue) (2xLP)
Diana Krall – The Look of Love (reissue) (2xLP)
Dilated Peoples – Directors of Photography (2xLP)
Donny Hathaway – The Best Of Donny Hathaway (vinyl)
Eddie Cochran – Rock ‘n’ Roll Legends
Ensemble Economique – Melt Into Nothing (vinyl)
Evil United – Honored By Fire
FaltyDL – In the Wild (2xLP)
Firekites – Closing Forever Sky
FKA Twigs – LP1
Frankie Knuckles – Beyond the Mix (vinyl)
Frankie Knuckles – Welcome to the Real World (vinyl)
Free – Free “Live” (reissue)
Free – Tons of Sobs (reissue)
Gene Simmons – Gene Simmons (reissue) (vinyl)
Grant Nicholas – Yorktown Heights
Grateful Dead | John Oswald – Grayfolded (3xLP)
Grey Lands – Songs By Other People
Grifter – The Return of the Bearded Brethren
Grizzly Band – Lost and Found
Guess Who – Power in the Music
Gulp – Season Sun (vinyl)
Heartist – Feeding Fiction
Herman’s Hermits – Their Greatest Hits (vinyl)
Ian Hunter – The Artful Dodger (reissue)
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts – Greatest Hits (2 CDs)
Joe Glazer – Garbage and Other Songs of Our Time (reissue) (vinyl)
Joe Glazer – Old Folks Ain’t All the Same (reissue) (vinyl)
Joey DeFrancesco – Plays Sinatra His Way
John & Jacob – John & Jacob
John 5 – Careful With That Axe
Jorge Elbrecht – Coral Cross (7″)
Kenny Baker – Live at the BBC 1957
KISS – Alive: The Millennium Concert (vinyl)
Kris Allen – Horizons
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu – Pika Pika Fantajin
Larry Coryell – Monk, ‘Trane, Miles & Me
Letting Up Despite Great Faults – Neon
Liam Betson – Cover of Hunter (colored vinyl)
Linkin Park – The Hunting Party
Liz Phair – Funstyle (reissue)
Louis Armstrong – Signature Collection: Louis Armstrong
Louisiana Red – The Sky Is Crying
Louvin Brothers – Complete Recorded Works: 1952-1962
Lucero – Live From Atlanta
Lykke Li – I Never Learn (vinyl)
Max Richter – Retrospective (4xCD)
Miles Davis – The Signature Collection: Miles Davis (reissue)
Miles Davis / Miles Davis Quintet – Cookin’ With the Miles Davis Quintet (reissue)
Mirel Wagner – When the Cellar Children See the Light of Day (vinyl)
Morgoth – God Is Evil EP
Mournful Congregation – Concrescence of the Sophia
Night Mistress – Into The Madness
Norm & the Nightmarez – Psychobilly Infection
Nozinja – Tsekeleke (12″)
One Million Dollar Band – Pigs ‘N’ Pearls
Pantheon – 1 – From The Abyss They Rise
Patsy Cline – Walkin’ After Midnight (reissue)
Paul Jones / Manfred Mann – Original Album Series
Paul Lamb & the King Snakes – Hole in the Wall
Paul Stanley – Paul Stanley (reissue) (vinyl)
Peter Criss – Peter Criss (reissue) (vinyl)
Peter Escott – The Long O (vinyl)
Peter Tosh – Original Album Series
Pia Zadora – When The Lights Go Out (2 CD Deluxe)
Porter Robinson – Worlds (2xLP)
Prawn – Kingfisher (vinyl)
Rick Wakeman – Journey To The Centre Of The Earth (box set)
Rivergazer – Random Nostalgia (vinyl)
Rome Ramirez – Get Free
Roosevelt Sykes – Collection 1929-47
Saint Pepsi – Fiona Coyne / Fall Harder (7″)
Screaming Trees – Last Words: The Final Recordings
Shocking Blue – Attila (vinyl) (reissue)
Shogun – 31 Days
Sinead O’Connor – I’m Not Bossy I’m the Boss (vinyl)
Slaughterday – Ravenous
SOJA – Amid The Noise And Haste
Sonny Rollins – The Studio Sound of Sonny (reissue) (vinyl)
Steely Dan – Countdown to Ecstasy (reissue)
Steve Aoki – Neon Future
Stevie Ray Vaughan – Texas Hurricane (reissue)
Stickers – Swollen
Stiff Little Fingers – No Going Back
Suzanne Vega – Close-Up Series (reissue)
Tank – Stronger
The 5, 6, 7, 8′s – Bomb the Rocks: Singles (reissue) (2xLP)
The 5, 6, 7, 8′s – Teenage Mojo Workout (reissue) (vinyl)
The Animals – The Best of the Animals (2xLP)
The Blackbyrds – City Life (vinyl)
The Blue Nile – A Walk Across the Rooftops (reissue)
The Blue Nile – Hats (reissue)
The Blue Nile – Peace at Last (reissue)
The Chills – Molten Gold / Pink Frost (7″)
The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Jazz at the College of the Pacific (reissue) (vinyl)
The Ergs – dorkrockcorkrod (vinyl)
The Flamethrowers – Intensity!
The Gaslight Anthem – Get Hurt (vinyl)
The Isley Brothers – Let’s Twist Again: Greatest Hits
The Modern Jazz Quartet – Concorde (vinyl)
The Muffs – Whoop Dee Doo (vinyl)
The Pharmacy – Spells (vinyl)
The Rock City Angels – Use Once & Destroy
The Underachievers – The Cellar Door: Terminus Ut Exordium
Tre Mission – Stigmata (2xLP)
Twista – Dark Horse
Twitching Tongues – World War LIVE
Unisonic – Light of Dawn
Unsilence – A Fire On the Sea
Upon A Burning Body – The World Is My Enemy Now
Various Artists – Chess Blues
Various Artists – Collection 1941-62
Various Artists – Delta Blues
Various Artists – Disco Music: The Definitive Songbook
Various Artists – Essential Radio Hits of the 60s
Various Artists – Hip Hop’s Power Couples, Vol. 2
Various Artists – Luxury Collection: Disco Music
Various Artists – Reggae & Ska
Various Artists – Whole Lotta Rockabilly
War – All Day Music (reissue)
Watsky – All You Can Do
Wheat – Medeiros
Wheat – Medeiros (2xLP)
White Willow – Ignis Fatuus (reissue)
White Willow – Terminal Twilight (reissue)
You Blew It! – You Blue It (vinyl)
Zgard – Contemplation
Ziplock – Ziplock
Zookeeper – Pink Chalk (vinyl)
µ-Ziq – Rediffusion (12″)


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Weekly Vinyl And Music News Wrap Up – Week Ending August 8, 2014

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