The three-LP box set includes the remastered original album alongside a selection of early demos and live performances, as well as a disc that traces the evolution of "Michigan" and "New York," two of the group's most popular songs. Complete with redesigned artwork and metallic ink on a clamshell box, plus a 32-page booklet featuring archival photos.
Lost Tapes is a monthly release of rare B-sides, exclusives, pre-recorded alternate live versions - & even some previously unreleased tracks from the Norwegian electronic duo. First created as a community playlist, the first 10 tracks from the series are now being released on limited vinyl and CD for the first time.
The Band Camino is one of those low-key indie pop-rock bands that takes the words, or lyrics, right out of your mouth when it comes to the different phases of love and life. The Band Camino follows the group's 2019 EP, Tryhard, and showcases their multifaceted soundscape of pop, rock, electronic.
Buckingham's new project showcases the artist's instinct for melody and his singular fingerpicking guitar style, reaffirming his status as one of the most inventive and electrifying musicians of his generation. It's a welcome display of Buckingham's instantly recognizable guitar work and vocal layering, particularly on songs "Power Down," "Scream" and "Swan Song."
Without surrendering any of the energy and hard edge of their previous albums, Thrice has given us a profoundly meditative work which serves as a musical summons to everyday attentiveness. Think Flying Lotus giving way to Elbow, it's a self-recorded effort, Horizons/East conveys a palpable sense of danger, determination, and possibility.
On December 4th 1970, Neil Young played two legendary solo acoustic shows at New York's Carnegie Hall. The 23 songs in this set (2 LP & 2 CD) have been mixed from the original ¼ inch tapes by Young and Niko Bolas. This is the early show which has never been bootlegged or circulated, and is the first release in Neil's new "Official Bootleg Series".
The Specials make a very timely return with the release of their album Protest Songs - 1924 -2012. The album features twelve singular takes on specially chosen protest songs across an almost 100-year span and shows The Specials still care, are still protesting and are still pissed off!
22 Break is about Anthony and Josephine's relationship over the past year or so, and how after having toured and made music together continuously up to the lockdown last year, found themselves alone and in each other's company for the first time in a long time - testing their relationship to the breaking point.
The latest chapter in the Bootleg Series shines fresh light on the provocative new musical directions Dylan was taking as a songwriter and a recording artist from 1980 through 1985 by celebrating the rich creative period surrounding Dylan's classic albums Shot Of Love, Infidels, and Empire Burlesque with previously unreleased outtakes, live performances and more.
Yaskueis an unforgettable titan in his musical canon, drawing enhanced influence from prior instrumental and vocal works alike, while looking towards the future uncompromisingly. The music lies heavily steeped within the legacy of jazz and electronic instrumentation, with select feature appearances by longtime friends and collaborators: Thundercat, Denzel Curry and Niki Randa.
Lifeforms is an ambitious record that speaks of the everyday. Polished but with plenty of grit and light on ego, it's the most relatable this band has ever been. The end result is not only an album that will delight diehard Tom DeLonge fans, but one that lovers of anthemic and occasionally experimental alt-rock will enjoy too.
Illusory Walls takes on the weight of human existence while it's buckling under the pressure of today's near-dystopian society. Personal anxieties and political struggles collide with a series of portentous, apocalyptic and dramatic tunes, resulting in some of the darkest music the band has made since forming in 2009.
Daptone celebrates 20 years of soulful music with Live at the Apollo. The album brings the electrifying performances that helped put Daptone on the map directly to your living room! Featuring live sets from Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Charles Bradley, Naomi Shelton, Antibalas, The Budos Band, Menahan Street Band, Saun & Starr, The Sugarman 3, as well as em-cee, Binky Griptite.
I Care 4 U is the first posthumous compilation album by the "Princess of R&B," Aaliyah. Following her tragic and untimely passing, Blackground Records is releasing the collection of songs from her studio albums and previously unreleased tracks and demos, as well as hit singles and recordings that ultimately did not land on any previous albums. Featuring the previously unreleased "Miss You."
Ultimate Aaliyah is the second and final compilation album by R&B singer Aaliyah. Originally released by Blackground Records in only the UK, Australia, and Japan, the 2005 double album features one disc of Aaliyah's greatest hits and one disc entitled "Are You Feelin' Me?" containing material from soundtracks and featured work with labelmate Timbaland.
Newly mixed by Giles Martin and Sam Okell in stereo as guided by the original "reproduced for disc" version by Phil Spector. The Super Deluxe Edition includes 27 unreleased session recordings, a 4-track Let It Be EP, the 1969 unreleased 14-track "Get Back" stereo LP mix by Glyn Johns, and a 100-page hardback book with an intro by Paul McCartney, track-by-track recording information, and many unseen photos, notes, and more. A slipcase box set houses the 4 LPs, 12" EP, and hardbound book.
The Coalition of Independent Music Stores (CIMS) is a national level organization comprised of the best independent record stores in America. CIMS was founded in 1995 with the goal of uniting like minded independent store owners, giving them a more powerful voice in the music industry. The stores that make up CIMS are all very different, but we share the same desires – to be the heart of our communities, to super-serve our customers, to support and develop artists, and to share our love of music.
For more information about CIMS and the stores in our organization, please visit cimsmusic.com or find us through social media with the #cimsmusic hashtag. And please remember to always shop local by supporting your neighborhood record store.