SOUL & FUNK
AARON FRAZER – Introducing… – LP – Translucent Pink Glass Vinyl €22.99 – Aaron Frazer is the singer, drummer and songwriter with Durand Jones and the Indications. On Introducing… – his debut solo album produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, co-released on Easy Eye Sound and Dead Oceans – Aaron melds mid-‘60s soul with Auerbach’s particular sensibilities (Over You), songs with a message in the key of Gil Scott-Heron (Bad News), and uplifting tales of love told through a blend of disco, gospel, and doo-wop (Have Mercy).
INDIE / ALTERNATIVE
ALICE IN CHAINS – Facelift (Remastered Original Audio) – 2LP – Vinyl €24.99 – We Are Vinyl release – Alice In Chains’ debut album Facelift on vinyl. Debut studio album released by Columbia Records on August 21st 1990.
THE BLACK KEYS – Brothers (Deluxe 10th Anniversary Remastered Edition) – 2LP€28.99 / Limited 9X7″ Vinyl Boxset €76.99 – an expanded version of their watershed 2010 multi-platinum, Grammy-winning sixth studio album via Nonesuch Records. To celebrate its tenth anniversary, Brothers is re-released with three added bonus songs: Keep My Name Outta Your Mouth, Black Mud Part II, and Chop and Change. It is available in three formats: a 7” box set, a 2-LP set, and a CD. This is the first in an annual series of archival releases from the band.
PAVEMENT – Terror Twilight – LP – Vinyl €19.99 – 5th album reissue
INDUSTRIAL / EXPERIMENTAL
NURSE WITH WOUND – Trippin’ Musik – 3LP – Vinyl €42.99 – Black Vinyl Repress. epic discs of steeply psychedelic sonics that may well alter your breathing and heart rates and mental state. No tracklisting provided, play however tf you like.
WILL JOHNSON – El Capitán – LP – Dusklight Coloured Vinyl €24.99 – El Capitán is Will Johnson’s 7th studio album. Beautiful piece of laid back Indie Folk.
ROCK & POP
BARRY GIBB – Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers’ Songbook – 2LP – Vinyl €28.99 – Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook Vol. 1 includes new renditions of some of Bee Gees’ biggest hits, that Barry Gibb has re-recorded with of the world’s biggest country artists – including Dolly Parton, Keith Urban, Olivia Newton-John, Gillian Welch / David Rawlings and Sheryl Crow.
URBAN / RNB
DVSN – A Muse In Her Feelings – 2LP – Vinyl €26.99 – Dvsn (singer Daniel Daley and producer Nineteen85) have turned the page to a new chapter in their career with the release of their fervently anticipated third studio album. The album is a beautifully crafted body of work boasting an all-star cast of collaborators, including the likes of Future, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Popcaan, Buju Banton, Summer Walker, Jessie Reyez, Snoh Aalegra, Ty Dolla $ign and Shantel May.
PANTERA – Reinventing The Steel (20th Anniversary Edition) – 2LP – Limited Silver Vinyl €42.99 – Pantera’s final opus, Reinventing The Steel, represented a recommitment to everything the band loved about heavy metal. Released in 2000 at the peak of nu-metal’s popularity, the album’s back-to-basics approach flew in the face of the trend and served as a potent reminder of the enduring power of primal metal. Featuring the new Terry Date mix on one album, plus eight rare bonus tracks making their vinyl debut on the other.
McCOY TYNER – Tender Moments (Tone Poet Series) – LP – 180g Audiophile Vinyl €36.99 – On his second Blue Note album Tender Moments (1967) pianist and composer McCoy Tyner explored the colours and textures available in a nonet setting with some of the finest musicians of the time: Lee Morgan on trumpet, Julian Priester on trombone, Bennie Maupin on tenor saxophone, James Spaulding on alto saxophone and flute, Bob Northern on French horn, Howard Johnson on tuba, Herbie Lewis on bass, and Joe Chambers on drums.
SARAH VAUGHAN – Sarah Vaughan (With Clifford Brown) – LP – 180g Audiophile Vinyl €40.99 – On this 1954 eponymous album, recorded for Emarcy, Sarah Vaughan, arguably in the best voice of her career, sings nine intimate standards. The album was later reissued as Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown to signal the involvement of one of the top trumpeters of the day. Brown is on par with her with his bop virtuosity The band, including Herbie Mann on flute, and Paul Quinichette on tenor, have plenty of space for solos.
THE NELS CLINE SINGERS – Share The Wealth – LP – Vinyl €23.99 – On Nels Cline’s third Blue Note release Share The Wealth, the sonic explorer and guitar renegade delivers a potent and provocative program of spontaneous, uncompromising, and ultimately compelling music with an expanded edition of his long-running project The Nels Cline Singers
DONALD BYRD – Byrd In Flight (Tone Poet Series) – LP – 180g Vinyl €36.99 – The high-spirited soloing of trumpeter Donald Byrd and tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley on Ghana — the opening track of Byrd In Flight — lets listeners know that they are in for an exceptional musical experience. In addition to Mobley, Byrd is joined by Jackie Mclean on alto saxophone, Duke Pearson on piano, bassists Doug Watkins and Reggie Workman, and drummer Lex Humphries on these sessions from 1960.