Tuesday, April 26, 2011

New Releases Apr. 26







Steve Earle - - I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive: New Release produced by T Bone Burnett and inspired by Hank Williams.

Explosions in the Sky - - Take Care, Take Care, Take Care: Who needs vocalists?

Emmylou Harris - - Hard Bargain: Emmylou is back with 11 brand new originals & 2 covers.

Of Montreal - - The Controllersphere: They may be topping themselves with this wrap-around cover.

Poly Styrene - - Generation Indigo: She lived just long enough to put out one more piece of her legacy.

Thao & Mirah - - Thao & Mirah: Why settle for one when you can have them both?


About Group - - Start & Complete
Airborne Toxic Event - - All At Once
An Horse - - Walls
Augustana - - Augustana
Tab Benoit - - Medicine
Bootsy Collins - - The Funk Capitol of the World
Dirty Vegas - - Electric Love
Donkeys - - Born With Stripes
Fresh & Onlys - - Secret Walls
Bill Frisell - - Sign of Life
Holy Ghost - - Holy Ghost
James Farm - - James Farm
Etta Jones & Houston Person - - The Way We Were
Pat Jordache - - Future Songs
David Kilgoure & the Heavy Eights - - Left By Soft
Kode 9 & the Space Ape - - Black Sun
Kort - - Invariable Heartache
Cass McCombs - - Wits End
Mindless Self Indulgence - - Tighter
Original Soundtrack - - Some Days Are Better Than Other
Prefuse 73 - - The Only She Chapters
Religious Knives - - Smoke Screen
Silverstein - - Rescue
Thousands - - Thousands
Times New Viking - - Dancer Equired
Jimmy Webb & the Webb Brothers - - Cottonwood Farm
Wombats - - This Modern Glitch
Younger Brother - - Vaccine

And the following reissues and compilations:

George Benson - - In Flight
Derek & the Dominoes - - Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs 40th Anniversary box
Ella Fitzgerald - - In Japan
Florence & the Machine - - Lungs Deluxe Edition
Rolling Stones - - 45 x 45's

Monday, April 25, 2011

Best Sellers Week Ending Apr. 24



1. Jans Project - - Jans Project
2. Paul Simon - - So Beautiful or So What
3. TV On the Radio - - Nine Types of Light
4. Panda Bear - - Tomboy
5. Painkillers - - Painkillers
6. Greg Allman - - Low Country Blues
7. R.E.M. - - Collapse Into Now
8. Jill Sobule & John Doe - - A Day At the Pass
9. The Strokes - - Angles
10. Holly Golightly - - No Help Coming

Monday, April 18, 2011

New Releases Apr. 19





Dengue Fever - - Cannibal Courtship: Masterful indie pop meets Cambodian garage influences.

Tune-Yards - - Who Kill: It's the lo-fi sound of Merrill Garbus.

Also new this week:

Mike Birbiglia - - Sleepwalk With Me Live
Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers - -Unida Cantina
Irvin Mayfield - - A Love Letter to New Orleans
Pantha Du Prince - - XI Versions of Black Noise
Bobby Rush - - Show You a Good Time
Bob Schneider - - A Perfect Day
Brian Setzer - - Setzer Goes Instru-Mental!
Ralph Stanley - - A Mother's Prayer
The Unthanks - - Last

And the following reissues and compilations:

Marc Bolan & T. Rex - - Zinc Alloy & the Hidden Riders of tomorrow
The Four Tops - - Greatest Hits in Concert
Woody Guthrie - - Live wire
Kinks - - Kinks Deluxe Edition
Kinks - - Kinda Kinks Deluxe Edition
Kinks - - Kink Kontroversy Deluxe Edition
Queen - - Greatest Hits II
T. Rex - - Tanx
Allen Toussaint - - The Lost Sessions

Best Sellers Week Ending Apr. 17



1. Foo Fighters - - Wasting Light
2. Panda Bear - - Tomboy
3. Jans Project - - Jans Project
4. Painkillers - - Painkillers
5. Radiohead - - The King of Limbs
6. TV On the Radio - - Nine Types of Light
7. R.E.M. - - Collapse Into Now
8. Paul Simon - - So Beautiful or So What
9. Vivian Girls - - Share the Joy
10. Robbie Robertson - - How To Become Clairvoyant

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Record Store Day Schedule Updated

The schedule has changed slightly for the live music, and we figured you'd want to see the complete list of bands and dj's in one place, so here we have what you can expect for entertainment Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 16 & 17.

Saturday, April 16

11:00 AM John Doe & Jill Sobule
12:00 noon Humdrum
1:00 PM The Deciders
2:00 PM Sleepy Kitty
3:00 PM Troubadour Dali
4:00 PM The Jans Project
5:00 PM The Sights
6:00 PM The Skeletons
7:00 PM The Bottle Rockets

Sunday, April 17

12:00 noon The Pelvic Girdles
1:00 PM Warm Jets USA
2:00 PM Black Fast
3:00 PM Ultraman
4:00 PM The R6 Implant
5:00 PM Black For A Second
6:00 PM LucaBrasi
7:00 PM The Blind Eyes

and the DJ's

Saturday, April 16

12:30 PM - - Thomas Crone
1:30 PM - - Al Swacker
2:30 PM - - Nick O
3:30 PM - - Elemental Child
4:30 PM - - Dead As Disco
5:30 PM - - super conductor
6:30 PM - - DJ Parisian
7:30 PM - - Chilly C
8:30 PM - - 18 & Counting

Sunday, April 17

11:00 AM - - Cat Pick
12:30 PM - - Billy Brown
1:30 PM - - Rob Levy
2:30 PM - - Coreyography
3:30 PM - - DJ Luxxter
4:30 PM - - Josh Levi
5:30 PM - - DJ Black Guy
6:30 PM - - DJ Trash Talk
7:30 PM - - DJ Needles

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

New Releases Apr. 12










The Feelies - - Here Before: Amazing return from one of the best bands in the country!

Foo Fighters - - Wasting Light: This is one heck of a popular band.

Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit - - Here We Rest: "listeners who focus on Isbell’s lyrics may find themselves weeping into their whiskeys as early as the second track. listeners who focus on Isbell’s lyrics may find themselves weeping into their whiskeys as early as the second track." - allmusic.com

Alison Krauss & Union Station - - Paper Airplane: It's been seven years, but they still sound just as great as ever.

k.d. lang & the Siss Boom Bang - - Sing It Loud: "a bold, satisfying new direction" - allmusic.com

Paul Simon - - So Beautiful or So What: They're saying it's his best since Graceland!

TV On the Radio - - Nine Types of Light: "this is the group’s sunniest set of songs" - allmusic.com

Vivian Girls - - Share the Joy: "a leap in quality and sound that is as welcome as it is surprising." - allmusic.com

Also new this week:

A Lull - - Confetti
Atmosphere - - The Family Sign
Bass Drum of Death - - GB City
Bell XI - - Bloodless Coup
Brett Dennen - - Lover Boy
Elbow - - Build a Rocket Boys
Figurines - - Figurines
Generationals - - Actor-Caster
Holly Golightly & the Brokeoffs - - No Help Coming
Joan as Police Woman - - The Deep Field
Jonny - - Jonny
Femi Kuti - - Africa For Africa
Lake - - Giving & Receiving
Letlive - - False History
Little Scream - - The Golden Record
Low - - C'mon
Mazes - - A Thousand Heys
Meat Puppets - - Lollipop
John Oates - - Mississippi Mile
Old Calf - - Borrow a Horse
Panda Bears - - Tomboy
Ponytail - - Do Whatever You Want All the Time
Sonny & the Sunsets - - Hit After Hit
Thursday - - No Devolucion
Young Widows - - In and Out of Youth and Lightness
Various Artists - - Songs For Japan

And the following reissues and compilations:

The Church - - Starfish
Giant Sand - - Long Stem Rant
Giant Sand - - The Love Songs
Jimi Hendrix - - South Saturn Delta
Sam the Sham & the Pharoahs - - The MGM Singles
Sir Douglas Quintet - - The Mono Singles '68-'72
Nikki Sudden - - Playing With Fire

Monday, April 11, 2011

Best Sellers Week Ending Apr.10



1. Radiohead - - King of Limbs
2. Iron & Wine - - Kiss Each Other Clean
3. The Kills - - Blood Pressures
4. The Strokes - - Angles
5. Buffalo Tom - - Skins
6. Black Keys - - Brothers
7. Lucinda Williams - - Blessed
8. Cold Cave - - Cherish the Light Years
9. Robbie Robertson - - How To Become Clairvoyant
10. Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers - - Rare Bird Alert

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

DJ Line-Up Unveiled For Record Store Day Celebration

We gave you the list of live music performers here. Now it's time to list the dj's spinning the tunes outside the store for our Record Store Day Weekend Celebration:

Saturday, April 16

12:30 PM - - Thomas Crone
1:30 PM - - Al Swacker
2:30 PM - - Nick O
3:30 PM - - Elemental Child
4:30 PM - - Dead As Disco
5:30 PM - - super conductor
6:30 PM - - DJ Parisian
7:30 PM - - Chilly C
8:30 PM - - 18 & Counting

Sunday, April 17

11:00 AM - - Cat Pick
12:30 PM - - Billy Brown
1:30 PM - - Rob Levy
2:30 PM - - Coreyography
3:30 PM - - DJ Luxxter
4:30 PM - - Josh Levi
5:30 PM - - DJ Black Guy
6:30 PM - - DJ Trash Talk
7:30 PM - - DJ Needles

Don't forget we'll have food and drink for sale courtesy of our friends at Highway 61 Roadhouse and Cyrano's, and dozens of limited edition Record Store Day releases, and everything other than the limited editions will be 10% off. It's the all-day party you don't want to miss either day.

Monday, April 4, 2011

New Releases Apr. 5





Ha Ha Tonka - - Death of a Decade: Indie rock with connections to the roots of rock.

The Kills - - Blood Pressures: Ending 3 years of silence with another smash set of rock.
The Raveonettes - - Raven in the Grave: The Danish duo have crafted their darkest masterpiece yet.

Also new this week:

Ambrose Akinmusire - - When the Heart Emerges Glistening
Blueprint - - Adventures in Counter-Culture
Broken Bells - - Meyrin Fields EP
Cold Cave - - Cherish the Light Years
Ray Davies - - See My Friends
Easy Star All-Stars - - First Light
Hot Tuna - - Steady As She Goes
Robbie Robertson - - How To Become Clairvoyant
Sharks - - The Joys of Living
The Smithereens - - 2011
Terrell Stafford - - This Side of Strayhorn
The Submarines - - Love Notes / Letter Bombs
Unwritten Law - - Swan

And the following reissues & compilations:

The Band - - Music From Big Pink / The Band
Ray Charles - - Live in Concert
Marshall Tucker Band - - Greatest Hits
Material Issue - - International Pop Overthrow
Mumford & Sons - - Sigh No More deluxe edition
Rush - - Moving Pictures deluxe edition
Ike & Tina Turner - - River Deep Mountain High
Pete Yorn - - Music For the Morning After 10th Anniversary Edition

Best Sellers Week Ending Apr. 3



1. Radiohead - - The King of Limbs
2. Pains of Being Pure at Heart - - Belong
3. Adele - - 21
4. Lucinda Williams - - Blessed
5. Mountain Goats - - All Eternals Deck
6. Black Joe Lewis - - Scandalous
7. Drive-By Truckers - - Go-Go Boots
8. P.J. Harvey - - Let England Shake
9. Bright Eyes - - People's Key
10. The Strokes - - Angles