Tuesday, July 31, 2012

T-USED-Day Update

T-USED-Day Update 
(Get it?! Sincerest apologies to all who have sensitivities to bad jokes.)
at Redscroll Records

Here's something we don't normally do. There's no telling when we'll next do it either. We just happen to get a collection of what we call "good stuff" in so we thought it might be good to share with all who follow us on the interwebz. Prices listed here are the in-store prices. The online listed prices (most of these are up on Discogs - You can browse the latest few additions to our sales to see this all there) have added cushion for associated fees (besides the fact that we like to reward those that make the trip to actually shop in the store). If you are coming by and are worried about someone sniping something you really want then by all means send us an email or call us up (this stuff is actually already moving pretty fast and this list would be much longer if it included all that already went out the door). Happy browsing/shopping/living/listening!

LPs & 12"s
1.6 Band    "1.6 Band"    $7.00
Acrid    "Sea Of Shit" (Red)    $5.00
Amen Dunes    "DIA"    $12.00
Amen Dunes    "Murder Dull Mind EP"    $8.00
Antony & The Johnsons    "I Am A Bird Now"    $10.00
Antony & The Johnsons    "Crying Light"    $12.00
Arcade Fire    "The Suburbs"    $16.00
Astral Social Club    "Model Town In Field Of Mud"    $6.00
Bad Brains    "Pay To Cum 1979-1981"    $12.00
Bei Bei & Shawn Lee    "Into The Wind"    $9.00
Belong    "Common Era"    $10.00
Bird Show Band    "Bird Show Band"    $10.00
Black Merda    "Force Of Nature"    $12.00
Bone Awl    "Meaningless Leaning Mess"    $8.00
Bottin    "No Static"    $10.00
Build An Ark    "Dawn"    $10.00
Burning Star Core    "Papercuts Theater"    $10.00
Cables (Andy Ortmann, Joe Raglani)    "Variations On Electronic Forms"    $9.00
Cassic Cornuta     "Mag Ik Eens Even In Uw Broek Pissen?"    $10.00
Chromatics    "Shining Violence"    $4.00
Cleared    "Cleared"    $5.00
Clutchy Hopkins    "Walking Sdrawkcab"    $10.00
Clutchy Hopkins / Lord Kenjamin    "Music Is The Medicine"    $11.00
Collections Of Colonies Of Bees    "Birds I-IV: Flocks"    $20.00
Crocodiles    "Summer Of Hate"    $8.00
Crucified    "Coldest Winter: Darkest Reaches Of The Mind"    $7.00
Crystal Castles    "Crystal Castles (II)"    $14.00
Double Negative    "Daydreamnation"    $8.00
Dry-Rot    "Philistine"    $7.00
Durgan, Mark    "Ploughing Furrows Into Rotten Burrows"    $18.00
Edan     "Echo Party"    $7.00
Evil Moisture    "If You Want To Fuck The Sky Teach Your Cock To Fly"    $7.00
Farah    "Law Of Life"    $5.00
Ferraro, James    "Last American Hero"    $10.00
Forced Collapse    "Consider The Weather A Failure"    $5.00
Fun Years, The    "God Was Like, No"    $12.00
Ghost Note    "Holy Jungle"    $15.00
Glass Candy    "Beat Box"    $18.00
Glass Candy    "Miss Broadway"    $4.00
Glass Candy    "Geto Boys"    $11.00
Godflesh     "Streetcleaner" (Orange/Black)    $12.00
Gonjasufi    "A Sufi & A Killer"    $35.00
Graf Orlock    "Destination Time: Today" (White)    $10.00
Hecker, Tim    Ravedeath, 1972"    $14.00
Horrific Child    "L'Etrange Mr. Whinster"    $14.00
House Boat    "The Delaware Octopus"    $8.00
Interpol    "Turn On The Bright Lights"    $13.00
Invisible Conga People    "Cable Dazed / Weird Pains"    $3.00
Jaar, Nicolas    "Space Is Only Noise" (First Press With Extra Track Deleted From Subsequent Pressings)    $35.00
Jellies, The    "Jive Baby On A Saturday Night"    $20.00
Kona Triangle    "Sing A New Sapling Into Existence"    $10.00
Last Lights    "No Past No Present No Future" (Black / Green)    $15.00
Lee, Shawn      "Soul In The Hole"    $8.00
Lee, Shawn / Clutchy Hopkins    "Clutch Of The Tiger"    $10.00
Less Life    "Today Will Be Ours"    $7.00
Let Down    "We're In This Alone"    $6.00
Like Wolves    "Like Wolves"    $8.00
Loscil    "Endless Falls"    $13.00
Masshysteri    "Var Del Av Stan"    $12.00
Messenger Girls Trio    "Excelsior Salon Trio"    $15.00
Misled Children    "Peoples Market"    $8.00
Morgan Egg / Mark Lord    "Last Chance In Heaven / Discontinue Stardust"    $10.00
Mouthus / Bulbs    "Where The Bridge Was Found / Emerald Isle"    $7.50
Moving Mountains    "Waves" (Orange)    $10.00
Mullen, Geoff    "Bongo Closet"    $9.00
Murder    "Fuck Punk"    $5.00
Murray, Brendan / Perispirit    "Brendan Murray / Perispirit"    $6.00
Nace, Bill    "Too Dead For Dreaming"    $20.00
Nagisa Nite    "Yosuga"    $10.00
Noise Nomads    "Noise Nomads" (/300)    $15.00
Noisear    "Subvert The Dominant Paradigm" (Blue)    $9.00
Orcutt, Bill    "Way Down South" (Clear)    $17.00
Pale Blue Sky    "Shades Of Grey"    $8.00
Portion Control    "Psycho-Bod Saves The World"    $8.00
Portion Control    "..Step Forward"    $20.00
Portion Control    "Hit The Pulse"    $6.00
Premier Rang    "Les Corps Humides"    $4.00
Rubies Featuring Feist    "I Feel Electric"    $5.00
Scott, Simon    "Traba"    $10.00
Simonetti, Mike    "I Love It When A Plan Comes Together"    $5.00
Skin Like Iron    "Arrival"    $10.00
Slang    "The Immortal Sin"    $14.00
Small Brown Bike    "Fell & Found"    $10.00
Solange    "Robots Are Un-American"    $5.00
Some Girls    "All My Friends Are Going Death" (Green & White Marble)    $6.00
Starkweather     "This Sheltering Night" (White)    $8.00
Stereolab    "Chemical Chords"    $12.00
Stereolab    "Margerine Eclipse"    $15.00
Street Eaters    "We See Monsters"    $9.00
Swanson, Pete    "Where I Was"    $12.00
T&K    Mucho Swash"    $10.00
This Is Hell    "Weight Of The World"    $8.00
Threadbare    "Feeling Older Faster"     $10.00
Thursday / Envy    "Thursday/Envy"    $18.00
Timebombs, The    "I Belong In Hell"    $6.00
Twin Stumps    "Seedbed"    $12.00
Twisted Wires    "One Night At The Raw Deal"    $5.00
Various Artists    "Reportage: Spela Sjalv"    $11.00
Vertical Slit    "Slit And Pre-Slit"    $12.00
Yellow Swans    "Psychic Secession"    $10.00

Hip-Hop 12"s & LPs
Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force    "Planet Rock - The Album"    $12.00
Badu, Erykah    "New Amerykah Part One (4th World War)"    $13.00
Boogie Down Productions    "Criminal Minded"    $7.00
Common    "Resurrection"    $7.00
Company Flow    "Funcrusher Plus"    $20.00
Eagle Nebula    "Cosmic Headphones"    $5.00
Ghostface Killah    "More Fish"    $7.00
Ghostface Killah    "Fishscale"    $8.00
Ghostface Killah    "Ironman"    $13.00
Guilty Simpson    "Ode To The Ghetto"    $10.00
Jay-Z    "Reasonable Doubt"    $13.00
Jeru The Damaja    "Wrath Of The Math"    $10.00
Kool G Rap & DJ Polo    "Wanted: Dead Or Alive"    $5.00
Kweli, Talib    "Eardrum" (Red/Blue)    $30.00
Large Professor    "Beatz Volume 1" (TEST PRESS)    $38.00
Leaders Of The New School    "A Future Without A Past"    $8.00
Lost Boyz    "Legal Drug Money"    $10.00
Madlib The Beat Konducta    "WLIB AM: King Of The Wigflip"    $17.00
MF Doom    "MM.. Food?"    $12.00
Misled Children, The / Odean Pope    "The Misled Children Meet Odean Pope"    $11.00
Muldrow, Georgia Anne      "Olesi: Fragments Of An Earth"    $8.00
Muldrow, Georgia Anne / Declaime (Georgia | Dudley)    "Heaven Or Hell EP"    $6.00
Nas    "Illmatic"    $9.00
Odd Nosdam    "T.I.M.E. Soundtrack"    $8.00
Outkast    "Aquemini"    $13.00
Outkast    "ATLiens"    $15.00
Peanut Butter Wolf    "Straight To Tape 1990-1992"    $12.00
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth    "They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)"    $6.00
Raekwon    "Only Built For Cuban Linx PT II" (Purple)    $12.00
Raekwon    "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx"    $10.00
Roots Manuva Meets Wrongtom    "Duppy Writer"    $10.00
Roots, The    "Rising Down"    $9.00
RZA    "Afro Samurai Resurrection: The Soundtrack"    $12.00
Tyler The Creator    "Goblin"    $12.00
Ultramagnetic MC's    "Critical Beatdown"    $10.00
Various Artists    "Anticon Presents: Hip-Hop Music For The Advanced Listener EP"    $18.00
Various Artists    "Droppin Science From The Blue Note Lab: Greatest Samples"    $12.00
Various Artists    "An England Story: From Dancehall To Grime: 25 Years OF The MC In The UK 1983-2008 Volume One"    $15.00
Various Artists    "An England Story: From Dancehall To Grime: 25 Years OF The MC In The UK 1983-2008 Volume Two"    $10.00
Viktor Vaughn (MF Doom)    "Vaudeville Villain" (Gold Edition /1500)    $24.00

Electronic 12"s & LPs
Ancient Methods    "Fourth Method"    $20.00
Basic Channel    "Lyot RMX"    $5.00
Ben Klock    "Remixes"    $5.00
Black Devil Disco Club    "Eight On The Eight"    $7.00
Black Devil Disco Club    "28 After"    $8.00
Black Devil Disco Club    "The Strange New World"    $5.00
Bo Marley / Disrupt    "Bauhelm / Fleisch"    $4.00
Boards Of Canada    "Geogaddi" (Single Sided)    $15.00
British Murder Boys    "Father Loves Us / Be Like I Am"    $5.00
British Murder Boys    "Learn Your Lesson"    $4.00
Bug, The    "Skeng"    $19.00
Burial & Four Tet    "Moth / Wolf Cub"    $30.00
Cicciolina Holocaust / Sermonizer    "Albeit Albeit / Sibelius Spiders"    $10.00
Claro Intelecto    "New Live"    $6.00
Cooly G    "Narst / Love Dub"    $7.00
D. Quin    "At The End Of The World"    $2.00
Darkstar    "North"    $8.00
Deepchord / Echospace    "Spatialdimension"    $10.00
Delano Smith    "Midnite EP"    $3.00
Devine, Richard    "Lipswitch" (2LP)    $16.00
Digital Mystikz    "Return II Space" (Picture Disc Version)    $40.00
Disrupt    "Foundation Bit"    $25.00
DJ Hell    "My Definition Of House Music"    $3.00
DJ Nate    "Da Trak Genius"    $12.00
Echospace    "OBMX"    $12.00
Elias Rahbani & His Orchestra / Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show    "Liza / Penny"    $5.00
FBK     "The Expert Escapist"    $25.00
Flying Lotus    "Los Angeles"    $15.00
Function    "Remixed"    $10.00
Hudson Mohawke    "Butter"    $10.00
Ikonika    "Direct / Millie"    $3.00
Intrusion    "A Night To Remember"    $9.00
Intrusion    "Intrusion / Reflection"    $20.00
Intrusion    "Tswana Dub"    $7.00
Intrusion    "The Seduction Of Silence"    $7.00
Intrusion / CV313    "Intrusion Dub / Subtraktive"    $18.00
Joy Orbison    "Hyph Mngo / Wet Look"    $5.00
Joy Orbison    "Doldrums"    $55.00
King Midas Sound    "Dub Heavy - Hearts & Ghosts"    $5.00
L.V.    "Globetrotting / Takeover (Dub)"    $5.00
Leron Carson    "Red Lightbulb Theory '87-'88"    $10.00
Lone    "Cluster Dreams"    $7.00
Lone    "Joyreel / Sunset Teens"    $4.00
Lorn    "Nothing Else"    $25.00
Lukid    "Chord"    $25.00
Lukid    "The Now EP"    $4.00
Lukid    "BBQ / Genie"    $13.00
Martyn / Roman Lindau    "Berghain 04 | Part 1"    $4.00
Matthew Dear    "Black City"    $10.00
Millie & Andrea    "Temper Tantrum"    $5.00
Millie & Andrea    "Spectral Source"    $3.00
MLZ    "NewAnalogueCentury"    $5.00
Morphosis    "Dark Myths Of Phoenicia Part 2 Of 2"    $12.00
Morphosis    "Dark Myths Of Phoenicia Part 1 Of 2"    $5.00
Murphy, Hakim    "Black Robots Having Sex EP"    $7.00
Onra    "108"    $20.00
Paperclip People    "Basic Reshape"    $6.00
Pilooski    "Rung Of The NRDS Vol. 10"    $14.00
Pink Stallone    "The Six"    $5.00
Quadrant    "Infinition / Hyperprism"    $4.00
Quarta 330 / Kode 9    "Sunset Dub / 9 Samurai (Remix)"    $10.00
Redshape    "Blood Into Dust"    $3.00
Sandwell District    "Feed Forward Test Session"    $5.00
Sandwell District    "Negative Fascinations"    $12.00
Soplerfo    "Soplerfo" (/100 Screened Cover)    $13.50
Soplerfo    "EP For Dogs"    $2.00
Stott, Andy    "The Nervous EP"    $3.00
Teebs    "Ardour"    $15.00
Teebs / Jack High    "The Tropics"    $10.00
Traversable Wormhole    "Volume 4"    $5.00
Traversable Wormhole    "Volume 1"    $5.00
Traversable Wormhole    "Volume 5"    $5.00
Try To Find Me    "Vol. 1"    $15.00
Unknown Artist    "Seldom Felt 1"    $3.00
Unknown Artist    "Seldom Felt 3"    $8.00
Unknown Artist    "Seldom Felt 2"    $3.00
Various Artists    "Sandwell Distric (Sampler Single 2)"    $11.00
Various Artists    "Sandwell District (Sampler Single 1)"    $5.00
Various Artists    "Jahtarian Dubbers Vol. 1"    $20.00
Various Artists    "Hyperdub 5.1 EP"    $5.00
Various Artists    "Hyperdub 5.3 EP"    $5.00
Various Artists    "Hyperdub 5.4 EP"    $5.00
Various Artists    "Hyperdub 5.5 EP"    $8.00

Ashraf, M.     "Uf Yeh Beevlah (Original Soundtrack)"    $18.00
Diskonto    "Destroy! Rebuild!"     $8.00
La Aferra    "Ziemia Ginie - Obudz Sie!"    $4.25
Lone    "Pineapple Crush"    $6.00
Mordant Music    "Symptoms (Version) / I'm Not Your Mate, Mate"    $3.00
Radiohead    "Kid A"    $15.00
Resist And Exist    "Kwangju"    $10.00
Seefeel    "Faults"    $5.00
Shackleton / Mordant Music    "El Din (Part One) / Olde Wobbly"    $3.00
Stereolab    "Fab Four Suture"    $12.00
Stracony    Uwazajcie - Bomby…    $8.00
World Burns To Death    "The Sucking Of The Missile Cock"    $8.00

Friday, July 27, 2012

27th Of July 2012 Update

27th Of July 2012 Update of New and Key Restocked Items + Reviews
at Redscroll Records

LPs & 12"s
Beach Boys, The    "That's Why God Made The Radio"
Beatles, The    "Help!" (Fan Club Edition, Italian Cover)
Blur    "Parklife" (Fan Club)
Blur    "Leisure" (180 Gram, +D/L)
Blur    "The Great Escape" (2LP, 180 Gram, +D/L)
Blur    "Think Tank" (2LP, 180 Gram, +D/L)
Blur    "Parklife" (2LP, 180 Gram, +D/L)
Blur    "Modern Life Is Rubbish" (2LP, 180 Gram, +D/L)
Blur    "Blur" (2LP, 180 Gram, +D/L)
Blur    "13" (2LP, 180 Gram, +D/L)
Bukowski, Charles    "Reads His Poetry" (Live 1972)
Family Band    "Grace & Lies"
Far Out        "Nihonjin" (180 Gram, Gatefold)
Foxygen        "Take The Kids Off Broadway" (+D/L)
Gas Chamber    "Gas Chamber"
Kadavar        "Kadavar"
Mission Of Burma    "Unsound"
Monster Magnet        "Superjudge" (2LP, Gatefold)
Monster Magnet        "Dopes To Infinity" (2LP, Gatefold)
Nachtmystium        "Silencing Machine" (Gatefold)
Nirvana    "Smells Like… Cover Versions!" (Fan Club)
Pink Floyd    "How Shall We Sing In A Foreign Land?: Southampton 1972" (Fan Club)
Pink Floyd    "Ummagumma Live Outtakes" (Fan Club)
Potty Mouth    "Sun Damage"
Rolling Stones, The    "Play Chuck Berry" (Fan Club)
Rolling Stones, The    "From Hillside To Woodstock" (Fan Club)
Saddest Landscape, The    "You Will Not Survive This"
Slaves, The    "Spirits Of The Sun"
Slug Guts    "Playin' In Time With The Deadbeat" (+D/L)
Three Mile Pilot    "Maps" (/1000, +D/L)
Undergand    "The Mother Of Armageddon"
Used, The    "In Love And Death"
Verse    "Bitter Clarity, Uncommon Grace"
Waits, Tom    "Bone Machine" (Fan Club)
Waits, Tom    "Rain Dogs" (Fan Club)
Wild Belle    "Keep You"
Woods, Peter J.        "Songs For Nothing"
Zebras / E=MC Hammer    "Parasitic Clones Under The Strong Arm Of The Robotic Machine"

Hip-Hop 12"s & LPs
Aesop Rock    "Skelethon" (2LP, Gatefold)

Electronic 12"s & LPs
Blunt, Dean & Inga Copeland (Hype Williams)    "Black Is Beautiful"
Bronze Age    "Antiquated Futurism"
Christian Cosmos    "Enthronement By God As The First-Born Of The Dead"
Cinematic Orchestra, The    "In Motion #1" (Dorian Concept, Tom Chant, Grey Reverend, Austin Peralta) (2LP, Gatefold)
Cooly G    "Playin' Me" (2LP)
Huckaby, Mike    "The Tresor EP"
J:Kenzo    "Invaderz"
Lego Feet    "Lego Feet" (2LP)
Team Doyobi    "Digital Music 1"

A Great Big Pile Of Leaves    "Vol. 3 Of The Making Moves Series"
Anasazi    "I Saw The Witch Cry"
Bad Advice    "Do Not Resuscitate"
Big Kids / Koalacaust    "Big Kids / Koalacaust"
Drug Church    "Drug Church"
End Of A Year / Red Tape Parade    "End Of A Year / Red Tape Parade"
End Of A Year / Three Fifteen    "End Of A Year / Three Fifteen Split"
Genders    "Genders"
Hounds Of Hate    "No Redemption"
Joyce Manor / Big Kids    "Joyce Manor / Big Kids"
Noveller Wolf    "Hair Tapes / Redgrave"
Off With Their Heads / Discharge    "Never Run / Legacy You Left Behind"
Phoned Nil Trio    "Phoned Nil Trio" (7" + CD + Cassette)
Self Defense Family / Fires    "Self Defense Family / Fires"
Woods, Peter J.     "Failure From Both Ends"
Woods, Peter J. / Ice Volt    "Filth Ridden Existence / Howling Corpse"

CDs Non-Rock
Off Love    "My Love For You… Probably Love"

Luke Temple – Don’t Act Like You Don’t Care
(Western Vinyl)

Also known for performing under the moniker Here We Go Magic, Temple is a Salem, Massachusetts-born singer-songwriter/guitarist who creates both colorful visual art and acoustic folk-pop. He’s clearly experienced with both his instrument and falsetto voice, whether he’s backed by up to five other musicians (synth, piano, drums, etc.) mostly in the first half, or his more reserved, primarily-solo ballads on the second half. The lo-fi, rustic sound fits excellently: I enjoyed the energy that the album kicks off with, particularly the fun, jingling bell-driven “In The Open” and celebratory, country-tinged centerpiece “Ophelia.” One of his most unique moments is with “You Belong To Heaven;” a romantic ballad that, in addition to his guitar and thoughtful-sounding voice, uses a light, nuanced piano and faint recording hiss that helps him sound strikingly like an early crooner.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Wednesday Weekly Video Volume 4

Wednesday Weekly Video Volume 4

Have you ever had to talk a friend out of dancing with his mom to this song at his wedding? I have!

These Brooklyn (by way of Florida) post punkers first put this song out in 2010 (7" on Slumberland) and it then appeared on their full length the following year (also on Slumberland and followed by an EP on Sacred Bones Records). Solid Joy Division channeling.

Pantera rules. We just got reissues in for "Reinventing The Steel", "The Great Southern Trendkill" & "Official Live:101 Proof". RIP Dimebag.

Two years before this At The Gates performance, the singer's other band, Disfear played at the American Legion down the street from here with Stabyou... & Phobia. That show was great too, but I don't think anyone taped it.

Full Of Hell was one of the most impressive hardcore bands I saw live in the last year. The noise elements are great buildups for the brutally fast, hardcore assault these guys unleash.  

Bad Brains are one of the most important bands in rock history. Please take an hour sometime in the near future and watch this video in it's entirety. It's crazy to me that this took place years before I was even born.

In the early 2000's when "screamo" was exploding, Alone Records was releasing many of the more popular bands in the genre, Usurp Synapse, Jeromes Dream, Joshua Fit For Battle, etc... Of those, The Saddest Landscape is the only band that has forged ahead, crafting new music and gaining a world-wide fan base. In 2012 they released, "After The Lights" on Topshelf Records. This video is for the first song off that album, "In Love With The Sound".

Friday, July 20, 2012

20th Of July 2012 Update

13th Of July 2012 Update of New and Key Restocked Items + Reviews
at Redscroll Records

LPs & 12"s
Antediluvian / Adversarial "Antediluvian / Adversarial" (+ Poster)
Antlers, The "Undersea" (+CD)
Armour "Armour" (Gatefold)
Aura Noir "Out To Die"
Axegrinder "The Rise Of The Serpent Men" (Gatefold)
Axeman (Axe Man) "Arrive"
Beachwood Sparks "The Tarnished Gold" (2LP, Gatefold, +D/L)
Black Twig Pickers, The "Whompyjawed"
Blood Diamonds "Phone Sex"
Bomb, The "The Challenger" (+ D/L)
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy "Now Here's My Plan"
Burning Love "Rotten Thing To Say"
Cancer Kids, The "The Possible Dream"
Dark Tranquility "Yesterworlds" (Gatefold)
Davis, Miles "Agharta" (2LP, 180 Gram, Gatefold)
D'Eon "D'Eon" (Gatefold, 2LP)
Dolorvotre "Dolorvotre"
Emerson, Donnie & Joe "Dreamin' Wild" (Gatefold, 2LP, +D/L)
Epsilons "Killed 'Em Deader'n A Six Card Poker Hand"
Fostercare "Altered Creature" (+D/L)
Gaslight Anthem, The "Handwritten"(Gatefold, 180 Gram)
Ghostlimb "Confluence" (+ D/L)
Glacial "On Jones Beach" (+D/L)
Hard Corps "Clean Tables Have To Be Burnt"
Hellvetron "Death Scroll Of Seven Hells And Its Infernal Majesties" (Red Vinyl)
High Spirits "Another Night"
Ignivomous "Contragenesis" (Gatefold)
Jeff The Brotherhood "Hypnotic Nights" (Gatefold, +CD)
Jerusalem "Jerusalem" (Reissue Of 1972 Classic)
KidCrash "Naps"
Lundvall, Tor "The Shipyard"
Martire "Brutal Legions Of The Apocalypse" (Gatefold)
Mercyful Fate "Denying Christ In Holland" (Unofficial 4LP Box Set)
Micachu And The Shapes "Never" (+D/L)
Necros Christos "Doom Of The Occvlt" (Gatefold 2LP)
Necrovation "Necrovation"
Neon Blud "Discotheque Deathbed"
No "Can You Dig It?" (+D/L)
Odz Manouk "Odz Manouk"
Oi Polloi "Duisg!"
Om "Advaitic Songs" (2LP)
Orcustus "Orcustus" (Gatefold)
Outer Space "II"
Pantera "Official Live: 101 Proof" (2LP, 180 Gram, Gatefold)
Pantera "The Great Southern Trendkill" (2LP, 180 Gram, Gatefold)
Pantera "Reinventing The Steel" (180 Gram, Gateefold)
Passion Pit "Gossamer" (2LP, Gatefold, +CD)
Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Ariel "Baby"
Purity Ring "Shrines" (+D/L)
Pyramids With Wraiths "Magpie & Raven" (+D/L)
Rotting Christ "Passage To Arcturo" (Gatefold)
Sadier, Laetitia "Silencio"
Smith, Patti "Banga" (2LP)
Stetson, Colin "New History Warfare Volume 1" (Gatefold)
Taxpayers, The "God, Forgive These Bastards: Songs From The Forgotten Life Of Henry Turner"
Thin Lizzy "Thin Lizzy" (Gatefold)
Tortoise "Tortoise"
Umberto "Welcome To The Chillzone"
Various Artists "Bippp: French Synth-Wave 1978/85" 
Villains "Road To Ruin"
Wasteland "Wasteland"
Weak Teeth "What A Plague You Are" (+D/L)
White Hills "Live At Roadburn 2011" (Gatefold)
White Zombie "Astro-Creep: 2000" (180 Gram)
Wisdom In Chains "The Missing Links"
Witchfynde "Royal William Live Sacrifice"
Wounded Kings, The "Embrace Of The Narrow House" (Gatefold)
Wreckage "From Experiments To Extinction" (Unofficial)
Young Moon "Navigated Like The Swan" (+D/L)

Hip-Hop 12"s & LPs
Dark Time Sunshine "Anx"
Pharcyde, The "Bizarre Ride II: The Pharcyde Instrumentals"

Electronic 12"s & LPs
214 "Fuzzy Leash EP"
AltarBoy "Lazy Ass"
Ancient Astronauts "Orion Nebula Remixes"
Andres, Dez "As We Rock On"
Astro, Glenn & IMYRMIND "KDIM EP"
Bok Bok "Southside Remixes"
Bolivar, Pablo "The Spark EP" (12" + 10")
Der Zyklus / Albert Van Abbe "Von Neumann Replicator / Von Neumann Machine"
dOP "Kisses"
Elitechnique "Intrustion" (+D/L)
Exaltics, The "Node EP"
Four Tet "128 Harps"
Gill, Mike / Robert Owens "Midst Of The Moment / I'll Be Your Friend"
Grasscut "Unearth" (+D/L)"
Helix "Stacks Riddim"
Illum Sphere "Remixed"
Invisible, The "Rispa" (Gatefold, 2LP, +D/L)
Johnwaynes "I Can See You"
Kid Machine "Replicants EP"
Leeon  "A New Chapter"
Lil Silva "Club Constructions Vol. 2"
Linzatti, Staffan "Through The Looking-Glass"
Moodyman  "Why Do U Feel"
Notion "Digits EP"
Old Apparatus "Derren EP"
Orihasam, Imugem "Exude"
Paleman "All Good EP"
Parish, Theo / Craig Huckaby / Pirahnahead "Black Music / Child Of The Sun / Squirrel"
Parish, Theo / The Green Pickles "Seasons Of My Life / Feed Back"
Parrish, Theo "Mustang 1"
Prince "Dance 4 Me"
Rumah & Progression "Chance Meeting"
Scott, Patrice "Beyond Deep"
Sei A "You Can Bring EP"
Strand "Slam Funk!"
Third Side "Unity Remixes"
Tnght (Hudson Mohawke X Lunice) "Tnght"
Two Armadillos "Golden Age Thinking Part 3 Of 3"
Vunk, David "Bowie E.P."
Walk The Dog / Pal Joey "I Can't"   

Blu & Exile "Maybe One Day EP"
Damu The Fudgemunk "Union Remixe Instrumentals"
Greene, Jacques "Greene 01"
PCM (Pulse Code Modulator) "Akuro / Sakura Serrulata" 

Anne "Power Exchange"
Black Dice "Rodriguez"
Blood Buddies "Blood Buddies"
Confines "Mediocrity Rules / Mission Creep"
Confront "The Curtain Of An Intense Attack"
Dicks, The "Hate The Police"
Salvation "House Of The Beating Hell"
Six Organs Of Admittance "Parsons Blues"
Twerps "I'm Stupid" (PRGNT / Upside Down)
VMW "How Do You Fill A Hole?"

CDs Rock
Antaeus "Blood Libels"
Baroness "Yellow & Green" (2CD)
Bunkur "Bludgeon"
Cauchemar "La Vierge Noire"
Conqueror "War.Cult.Supremacy" (2CD)
Coven "Worship New Gods"
Cultes Des Ghoules "Spectres Over Transylvania"
Dark Ages "Twilight Of Europe"
Death SS "All The Colors Of The Dark: The Very Best Of Death SS" (2xCD; First 1000 With Poster)
Deathspell Omega "Paracletus"
Devil's Blood, The "The Time Of No Time Evermore" (Digibook Deluxe Ed.)
Dodsengel "Visionary"
Dolorvotre "Dolorvotre"
Faustcoven "Hellfire And Funeral Bells"
Funeral Mist "Maranatha"
Funeral Mist "Devilry"
Knelt Rote "Insignificance"
Lurker Of Challice "Lurker Of Challice"
Martire "Brutal Legions Of The Apocalypse"
Necros Christos "Doom Of The Occult"
Necros Christos "Trivne Impvrity Rites"
Odz Manouk "Odz Manouk"
Ofermod "Tiamtu"
Prosanctus Inferi "Red Streams Of Flesh"
Purity Ring "Shrines"
Rotting Christ "Non Serviam"
Sabbat "Sabbatrinity" (Red Cover)
Secrets Of The Moon "Antithesis"
Skitliv "Amfetamin" 
Superchrist "Headbanger"
TeitanBlood "Seven Chalices"
Tukaaria "Raw To The Rapine" (DVD Size Digipak)
Twin Shadow "Confess"
Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats "Blood Lust"

CDs Non-Rock
Alchemist, The "Russian Roulette"
Big Easy Express  (Blu Ray + DVD Combo Pack)
Black Howling "This Rain Is The Weeping Of Forefathers"
Caina "Will Over Worlds"
Caina / White Medal "Caina / White Medal"
Grimes "Geidi Primes"
Jae, Jeremiah "Raw Money Raps"
Our Love Will Destroy The World "Thousands Raised To The Sixth" (2CD)
Valley Of Fear "Valley Of Fear"
Various Artists "From Champaign To Chicago" 

Willis Earl Beal – Acousmatic Sorcery
(XL Recordings)

In addition to obviously sharing a word in each name, it’s easy to draw comparisons between Beal and the late Wesley Willis: both are warm-natured, creative personalities from Chicago, where they never let their especially low-income realities get in the way of their music and art (Beal even openly shares his address and phone number for anyone who wants a drawing made or a song sung for him or her.) With pretty much just his bellowing voice and a few found objects (a standard-sounding acoustic guitar, something that sounds like a tweaked music box, some unidentified clinking and clanking items, etc.,) Beal has created an endearing sound that’d only be ruined if it were polished. He proves his versatility with several styles such as gritty blues crooning (“Take Me Away”) and ambitious, thoughtful rapping (“Ghost Robot.”) He shines the brightest, however, on his intimate acoustic ballads: his personal, calmly delivered lyrics on tracks like “Evening’s Kiss” and “Monotony” really do sound like they’re coming straight from the heart.

Tanlines – Mixed Emotions
(True Panther Sounds)

I’ve always enjoyed the comfortable, lush sounds of 80s synth-pop, so this Brooklyn duo’s summery, danceable tunes feel right at home for me. It’s no surprise that they cite their childhood bands (such as New Order) as influences, with the result sounding like a fresh, organic take on the style. Vocalist-guitarist-keyboardist Eric Emm’s solid baritone stands out: he developed a more natural, spirited and thoughtful technique after he and Jesse Cohen (drums, keyboards, bass) were evicted from their studio. It’s fitting to hear such a voice in tracks like the tidal ambience-washed opener “Brothers” and the island-flavored “Yes Way” and “Real Life,” the latter of which has the happy synth buoying a steel drum rhythm. The most dream-like track “Abby” drifts through a synthesized nebula with its interestingly repeated lyrics (“I don’t want to do any more than you / even though I fall behind…”)

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