Vinyl LP pressing. 2017 release from the blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. Fish recorded Belle of the West in the relaxed, rural creative atmosphere of the legendary Zebra Ranch Studios in the North Hills of Mississippi with producer Luther Dickinson (of North Mississippi Allstars fame), with whom she worked previously on her 2015 album Wild Heart. The studio team included some of the region’s most iconoclastic musicians, including Dickinson, solo artist and Jack White associate Lillie Mae, much-traveled juke-joint blues artist Lightnin’ Malcolm, Squirrel Nut Zippers founder Jimbo Mathus, upright bassist and beloved solo artist Amy LaVere, Tikyra Jackson, Trina Raimey and Shardé Thomas, granddaughter of the legendary Southern bluesman Otha Turner.
Vinyl LP pressing. 2018 release from the blues/soul artist. Cry No More takes Danielle into fresh new creative territory, delivering 14 emotion-charged new songs whose rootsy musical edge is matched by their air of hard-won personal experience. With seasoned veteran Tony Braunagel (Taj Mahal, Bonnie Raitt, Eric Burdon) producing, such heartfelt, groove-intensive new tunes as ‘Crawl,’ ‘How Come You Don’t Call Me Anymore,’ the Bill Withers-penned ‘Hot Spell’ and the heart-tugging title track, find Danielle cutting loose and focusing on the storytelling and character-development aspects of her songwriting. Danielle Nicole was previously in the band Trampled Under Foot with her brothers Kris and Nick Schnebelen.
Vinyl LP pressing. 2018 release. Plunge is the second studio album by Fever Ray, an alias of Swedish musician Karin Dreijer. It is her first in eight years, following her 2009 eponymous debut. The album received acclaim from music critics, who praised it’s directly political and sexual themes alongside deconstructed club beats and catchy electronic hooks. Plunge contains aggressive beats and synths, and showcases a more varied sound than that of the self-titled Fever Ray album. Lyrically, the album focuses on themes of love and desire with a striking candor. It features Dreijer’s most verbose, dense and direct lyrics, and was said to be “political in a way Dreijer has not been before.”
Vinyl LP pressing. 2018 release. Way Out I’ll Wander was produced in New Hampshire and upstate New York by Charlie Van Kirk and features a cast of musicians including Jefferson Hamer (Anais Mitchell), Jeff Picker and Sarah Jarosz. The recordings capture Read’s formidable songwriting in intimate arrangements which reflect her background in traditional Scottish and English folk while also calling to mind the ice-cool delivery of Mary Lorson or Nina Nastasia. The songs set characters in a finely-drawn geography of wooded slopes and crisp, clean air – city lights flickering on the horizon – to explore time and place from Hannah’s migrant perspective. Hannah spent her youth playing fiddle and singing in the rich traditional music scenes of Edinburgh and on the Isle of Eigg, a remote Island off the west coast of Scotland. With musical training at The City of Edinburgh Music School, The American School of Modern Music in Paris and the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, Hannah gathered the musical tools, vocabulary and experience that propelled her into the thriving Brooklyn music scene.
During an impressive career spanning more than a decade, with multiple awards, accolades and four studio albums, she has until now, sung primarily in Scottish Gaelic. The Latin title of her fifth studio album ‘alterum’ gently suggests that this record is a departure from what has gone before. Fowlis’s ascent to international stardom, putting Gaelic folk on the world music map, is evidence that a sublime voice transcends language and culture’ – Guardian Julie Fowlis originally hails from North Uist in the Outer Hebrides and is now based in the Highlands of Scotland. Firmly established as a world music artist with a natural interest and ability to cross-over into other genres and styles, she will forever be known as the singing voice of Merida, the female protagonist in the Disney-Pixar Oscar/Bafta/Golden Globe winning movie ‘Brave.’
Limited double colored vinyl LP pressing. The iconic multi-platinum selling ’80s pop legends, Culture Club return home for the holidays and perform Live At Wembley after a hugely successful 60 city world tour featuring all four original members – Boy George, Roy, Mikey and Jon – along with an explosive horn section and mind-blowing backup soul singers. Culture Club ignites the stage before a sold out hometown crowd, as Boy George commands the Catwalk with his masterful charm and smooth soulful voice, performing the bands biggest hits, showing why Culture Club’s unique pop. Soul and reggae styles resonate with fans 35 years later. Featuring iconic hits like “Karma Chameleon”, ” Black Money”, “It’s A Miracle”, “Do You Really Want To Hurt Me, I’ll Tumble 4 Ya”, “Church Of The Poison Mind,” “Miss Me Blind,” along with an encore rockin’ performance of T Rex’s “Get It On.”
Vinyl LP pressing includes digital download. Formed in 2007 by best friends, Ben Knox Miller and Jeff Prystowsky, The Low Anthem grew from DIY ethos in the late-aughts to semi-accidental success. Having originally self-released What The Crow Brings and Oh My God, Charlie Darwin (which sold a combined 100,000+ copies), the group signed with Nonesuch, toured the world, and were reluctantly lumped in with the so-called “folk revival”. However, night after night of performing their early material was not ultimately where they wanted to land: “The moment was losing it’s mystery. We were scared of becoming robots,” said the band after six years of reflection.
Caleb Caudle may only now be catching the ears of country and Americana listeners, but the North Carolina native already has seven albums under his belt. His latest, Carolina Ghost, positions him as one of the genre’s most promising young songwriters, earning comparisons to revered songwriters like Jason Isbell and Ryan Adams, and a coveted placement on a recent episode of CMT’s Nashville.
Double colored vinyl LP pressing. Death Row Greatest Hits is a compilation released in 1996 by Death Row Records and Interscope Records. This set contains singles by artists such as 2Pac, Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre. Death Row Records was an American record company founded in 1991 by Suge Knight and other associates. The label almost instantly became a sensation by releasing a succession of multi-platinum hip-hop albums from West Coast-based artists during the early-to-mid-1990s. At it’s peak, Death Row Records was making over $100,000,000 a year. This set also includes tracks by Ice Cube, Michel’le, Thug Life, Kurupt, Jodeci and others.