Friday, December 7, 2012

7th of December 2012 Update

7th of December 2012 Update of New and Key Restocked Items + Reviews
at Redscroll Records

LPs & 12"s

Against Me!    "Reinventing Axl Rose"
Apollo Brown / Guilty Simpson    "Dice Game" (2LP)
Atoms For Peace    "Default"
Big Kitty    "Florence" (+ D/L)
Black Angels, The    "Directions To See A Ghost" (3LP)
Black Kites     "Songs Written While Things Were Changing"
Black Lips    "Live At Third Man Records 6-11-2012"
Blissed Out Fatalists    "Blissed Out Fatalists: Deranged, Forgotten, Mid-80s LA Pop-Noise Classic!" (Remastered)
Blitz The Ambassador    "Stereotype"
Branes    "Perfection Condition"
Cheap Girls    "Giant Orange" (+ D/L)
CTRLS    "Centrally Processed Unity E.P."
D'Angelo    "Voodoo" (2LP 180 Gram Ltd. Ed. Gatefold + Print)
Darkstar    "TimeAway"
Deafheaven / Bosse-De-Nage    "Punk Rock / Cody / A Mimesis Of Purpose"
Dungeonesse    "Drive You Crazy / Private Party" (+ D/L)
El Perro Del Mar    "Pale Fire" (+ D/L)
El-P    "FanDamstrumentals (Featuring Complete Fantastic Damage Instrumentals)" (3LP)
EMMplekz    "IZOD Days"
Eno, Brian    "LUX" (2LP Gatefold)
Evens, The    "The Odds" (+ D/L)
Frimpong, K. & His Cubano Fiestas    "K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas (Ghana 1977)"
Gate    "Damned Revolutions"
Girls Names    "The New Life"
Gurdjieff    "Improvisations"
Gyan, Kiki    "24 Hours In A Disco 1978-82" (180 Gram + D/L)
Half Church    "1980-1986: Retrospective Of These Lost Post-Punk Bay Area Badboys!" (Remastered)
Harmonia    "Harmonia Live 1974"
Harmonia & Eno '76    "Tracks And Traces Reissue"
His Hero Is Gone    "Monuments To Thieves"
Holcomb, Roscoe    "Close To Home"
How To Dress Well    "Total Loss" (+ D/L)
Husker Du    "Metal Circus"
Interpol    "Turn On The Bright Lights: The Tenth Anniversary Edition" (Ltd. Ed. Deluxe 2LP + DVD + D/L; Lots Of Bonus Material In A Book Fold Jacket)
Jack Dice    "Block Motel"
Jawbreaker    "Bivouac" (20th Anniversary Reissue Remastered + D/L)
Jawbreaker    "Chesterfield King"  (20th Anniversary Reissue Remastered + D/L)
Jesus And Mary Chain, The    "Walk And Crawl"
Joe / Randomer    "R.E.J. Bit / This Train"
Johnson, Fletcher C.    "Salutations"
Jon Wayne    "Texas Funeral"
LCD Soundsystem    "This Is Happening"
Love Cult    "Fingers Crossed"
Love Tan    "Miscellaneous Night Feelings"
Low    "Things We Lost In The Fire"
Magic Touch & Sapphire Slows    "Just Wanna Feel"
Marciano, Roc    "Reloaded" (2LP Gatefold)
Masta Ace    "MA_DOOM: Son Of Yvonne" (+ D/L; MF DOOM Beats)
Master    "On The Seventh Day God Created… Master" (LP+7")
Merchandise    "Children Of Desire" (+ D/L)
Mount Kimbie    "Crooks & Lovers"
Natural Child    "Hard In Heaven"
Neu!    "Neu!" (White Cover Orange Lettering)
Neu!    "Neu! 2" (White Cover Grey Lettering Pink "2")
No Class    "Keine Klasse  II"
Oh Sees, Thee    "Carrion Crawler / The Dream EP" (+ D/L)
Os Mutantes    "Everything Is Possible! The Best Of Os Mutantes - World Psychedelic Classics 1: Brazil"
Public Nuisance    "Gotta Survive"
Queers, The    "Don't Back Down"
Rites Of Spring    "Six Song Demo 1984" (+ D/L) 10"
Roll The Dice Meets Pole    "Roll The Dice Meets Pole In Dubs"
Sam Flax    "Age Waves"
Stevens, Sufjan    "Silver & Gold" (6LP Box Set)
Swift, Taylor    "Red"
T. Rex    "The Slider" (180 Gram Remastered + D/L)
Tallest Man On Earth, The    "(Debut Album) Shallow Grave" (+ D/L)
Trevino    "Tactical Manoeuvre EP"
Ultraista    "Smalltalk (Four Tet / Matthew Dear Remixes)"
Various    "Robot Elepant Vs. Tundra Dubs"
Various    "Volume Two, I Wish I Never Came - To What A Strange Place - The Music Of The Ottoman-American Diaspora, 1916-1930"
Various    "Volume Three, Notes From Home - To What A Strange Place - The Music Of The Ottoman-American Diaspora, 1916-1930"
Various    "Volume One, Naughty Girl - To What A Strange Place - The Music Of The Ottoman-American Diaspora, 1916-1930"
Various    "Berghain 06" (Mark Broom, Birds Two Cage, Patrick Graser)
Vessel    "Order Of Noise" (2LP + D/L)
Walker, Scott    "Bish Bosch" (2LP 180 Gram + D/L)
Weakerthans, The    "Reunion Tour" (180 Gram + D/L)
Why?    "Eskimo Snow"
Woods    "Bend Beyond" (Deluxe Ltd. Ed. Gatefold + D/L)
Worm Ouroboros    "Come The Thaw" (2LP Gatefold)
X-TG (Peter Christopherson, Chris Carter, Cosey Fanni Tutti; See: Throbbing Gristle)    "Desertshore / The Final Report" (180 Gram 2LP Gatefold)
Young, The    "Dub Egg" (+ D/L)
Zombie Nation    "RGB" (+ D/L)

A Giant Dog    "Dammit Pomegranate / Can't Complain"
Dungen    "Oga Nasa, Mun" (Blue Series)
Electric Wizard    "Legalise Drugs & Murder" (Green)
Elson, Karen    "Milk & Honey / Winter's Going"
First Aid Kit    "Universal Soldier" (Blue Series)
Koudede    "Guitars From Agadez Vol. 6"
Moon, Willy    "Railroad Track / Bang Bang"
Pujol    "Black Rabbit / Too Safe" (Blue Series)
Sessions, Will    "Xmas Break / Have A Funky Holiday"
Various    "Super Soul Christmas: 5 Super Heavy Holiday Soul Songs" (Numbered /500)
White Stripes, The    "Hand Springs"

Del Rey, Lana    "Born To Die"
Del Rey, Lana    "Paradise"
Eleh    "Retreat Return Repose" (3CD)
Herndon, Holly    "Movement"
Mugstar    "Axis"
Raime    "Quarter Turns Over A Living Line" (The LP is coming in soonish too - as soon as the pressing arrives to our distributor)
Various    "I'm Going Where The Water Drinks Like Wine: 18 Unsung Bluesmen Rarities 1923-1929"
Vladislav Delay    "Kuopio"


Azure Ray As Above So Below
[Buy Online from RSR]
(Saddle Creek)
This new album by the duo Azure Ray is a bit different from their previous.  Mostly known for their folksy/ indie vibe they have switched it up this time.  They are now expressing more of an electronic/pop sound that is even more dreamlike and haunting.  Their inspirations for this album can include James Blake, Nicolas Jaar, and Apparat.  While listening to the dreamlike album I felt myself swaying back and forth to their electronically calming beats.  Their beautiful vocals are quiet, yet captivating.  Their vocals are like whispers that can be heard in a dreamland.  Their lyrics are deep and melancholy.  They tell tales of lost love and despair.  The album seems to have its ups and downs of emotion throughout.  Their lyrics are contradicting; expressing moments of clarity and then moments of cloudiness and despair.  All in all, this new album is definitely a new step in a different direction for the duo.  Leaving their indie ways behind and starting a whole new feel to their music.  So far I can dig it, so let’s see what they come up with next.  
[Reviewer: Kacie]

Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine Shock-U-Py! EP
[Buy Online From RSR]
(Alternative Tentacles)
Ever since the Dead Kennedys broke up in 1986 (later reforming in 2001 without him,) Biafra has continued to prove that his fiery, very cool-voiced political observations remain alive through both spoken-word and musical projects. This EP with his latest band is the latter, having released their debut album in 2009. Even though the mainstream media now considers Occupy Wall Street to be unprofitable “old news,” Biafra stands firmly by the still-ongoing movement, saying that it “won’t go away until the problems are fixed.” He, of course, expresses his support for the movement, kicking off with the uptempo 7-minute-and-a-half-minute title track comparing modern-day demands to those of Great Depression victims petitioning FDR. He’s not afraid of impending controversy for criticizing “Barackstar O'Bummer” either, by expressing angry disappointment that it’s “Bush-ness as usual again” with the current president receiving money from banks through “that coin slot on his head.” The record closes with a remix of Biafra’s D.O.A. collaboration “We Occupy,” using a surprisingly bouncy, ska-type sound to encourage the public to fight to “take what’s ours.”
[Reviewer: Mark]

Parallel ThoughtThe Art Of Sound
[Buy Online From RSR]
(Parallel Thought Ltd.)
Considering the new wave of instrumental hip-hop that has been catching on in the hip-hop scene this album is able to fit right in.  This album has an electric/ electric hip-hop fusion feel to it. Parallel thought is a very dynamic producer and uses many different genres in his music such as jazz, American Indian flutes, and of course hip-hop instrumentals.  This album is full of hip hop beats over funky sounding beats and static vinyl sounds that give it an old school vibe.  “Suspended Animation” is my favorite track on the album.  On this track Parallel uses flutes over a static hip-hop beat that give an enchanting feeling to the song.  This album is a nonstop head mover.  If you happen to be a fan of Flying Lotus then you would love Parallel Thought.  Along with Flying Lotus, Parallel thought is a beginning to instrumental and experimental hip-hop.  With the new technology we are receiving everyday this type of hip-hop is only going to get more explosive.  This new album is totally spacey and tropical at the same time.  Many of the songs make me feel like I’m floating in space as well as walking through a very trippy tropical forest in the dark of the night.  That description might be a little out there for some of you however, play this album and then tell me how you feel.   
[Reviewer: Kacie]

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