Friday, December 28, 2012

28th of December 2012 Update

28th of December 2012 Update of New and Key Restocked Items + Reviews
at Redscroll Records

LPs & 12"s
Abductee S.D.    "Won't Stand Down"
Acid Problem    "Acid Problem"
Altars    "Live On Pure Hate"
AnD    "Features / Vol 3"
Atkins, Juan    "Ohh La La / Electric Jungle / Impulse"
Aus-Rotten    "The Rotten Agenda"
Autarkeia    "Autarkeia"
Balance Of Terror    "A Better Tomorrow"
Band Name     "Breakfast"
Bestial Warlust    "Satan's Fist: Demo '96"
Bible Thumper    "Decimation"
Big Fiction    "Big Fiction"
Brain F=/= (Brain Flannel)    "Sleep Rough"
Brain Tumors    "Brain Tumors"
Burial    "Truant / Rough Sleeper"
Cloud Rat / The Oily Menace / Wolbachia    "Cloud Rat / The Oily Menace / Wolbachia"
Cloud Rat / Xtra Vomit    "Cloud Rat / Xtra Vomit"
Cocerell, Joe    "Commerce Above All Else / Foundation / Poptones"
Deep Sleep    "Turn Me Off"
Distal Ft. DJ Rashad    "Stuck Up Money"
Electric Funeral    "D-Beat Noise Attack / Make A Change"
Extinction Of Mankind    "Northern Scum"
Fishbone    "Crazy Glue" (Ltd. Ed. Colored Vinyl)
Florence And Libby / We Were Skeletons / Kids / Paxton    "Florence And Libby / We Were Skeletons / Kids / Paxton"
Four Tet    "Jupiters (Happa Remix) / Lion (Jamie XX Remix)"
From Ashes Rise    "From Ashes Rise"
From Ashes Rise    "Silence"
Herbaliser, The    "There Were Seven" (2LP)
Hodge    "Dusted EP"
Hummingbird Of Death    "Skullvalanche"
Hummingbird Of Death / Titanarum    "Hummingbird Of Death Meets Titanarum"
In Aeternam Vale    "La Piscine"
Karenn    "(Untitled)" (Sheworks 004 2x12")
Keys, Alicia    "Girl On Fire"
Kitty Little / Kiss Ups    "Kitty Little / Kiss Ups"
KRTS    "The Dread Of An Unknown Evil" (2LP)
Last Japan    "Ambush EP"
Legowelt    "The Paranormal Soul" (2LP + 10")
Long Arm    "The Branches" (Deluxe Edition; 2LP)
Lower Dens    "Nootropics" (Gatefold 2LP + Poster + D/L)
MK Ultra / Seein' Red    "MK Ultra / Seein' Red"
Moodyman    "Tribute To The Soul…"
Moodyman    "Freaky Mother Remix"
Nasum    "Grind|Finale" (Colour Vinyl 4LP Set)
Oak & Bone    "Oak & Bone"
Old Apparatus    "Realise"
Old Apparatus    "Harem"
Palmer, Amanda & The Grand Theft Orchestra    "Theatre Is Evil"
Peace Or Annihilation    "Fear Control"
Raime    "Quarter Turns Over A Living Line"
Rational Animals    "Bock Rock Parade"
Rrose    "Wedge Of Chastity"
Skirt    "Bitten By The Black Dog"
Skitsystem (Skit System)    "Gra Varld / Svarta Tankar"
Skitsystem (Skit System)    "Stigmata"
Songs For Moms    "I Used To Believe In The West"
State Poison    "State Poison"
Stripmines    "Crimes Of Dispassion"
These Needles    "These Needles"
TM404 + Morphosis    "The Morphosis Korg Response"
Vakula & Dusty Baron    "Autumn Leleka" (12" + 7")
Vatican Shadow    "It Stands To Conceal" (3LP)
ZZZZZ, The / Abdulla Rashim    "Radioactive Orchestra Remixed"

Bleaching Agent    "Part Two"
Crow's Foot    "Critical Condition"

ACxDC    "The Second Coming" (White)
Big Eyes    "Back From The Moon"
Brain Tumors    "Brain Tumors"
Brown Sugar    "Luvly"
Canadian Rifle    "Facts."
Cloud Rat / Autarkeia    "Cloud Rat / Autarkeia"
Figgs, The    "Casino Hayes"
Fucked Up    "Dance Of Death"
Fucked Up    "Police"
Globsters    "Rock + Roll Misery E.P."
Grin And Bear It    "Grin And Bear It"
Herds    "Michigan"
Hip Cops    "In The Shadow Of A Grinding Death"
House Boat    "Processing Complaints"
Meat Mist / White Slaves    "Meat Mist / White Slaves"
Mellow Harsher    "Mellow Harsher"
Meth Mountain    "Monotony"
Nukkehammer    "Soviet Rust Belt E.P."
Pig Heart Transplant / Endless Blockade    "Pig Heart Transplant / Endless Blockade"
Pukeoid    "Pukeoid" (Pink)
Rancid    "Ruby Soho"
Rat Storm    "Fractured"
Snowing    "Pump Fake / Scherbatsky"
Surrender    "There Is No War"
Tilly And The Wall    "Defenders / Defenders (Stag Hare Remix)"
Torche "Harmonslaught" (/1000)
Utah Jazz    "Utah Jazz"
Various    "Punx Don't Drink"

Ensemble Economique    "Live In London"

Cocteau Twins     "Victorialand"
White, Peter    "Perfect Moment"

ARTHUR! Newsprint Magazine #33


Black Moth Super Rainbow Cobra Juicy

(Rad Cult)
On their fifth full-length, this mysterious Pittsburgh-based experimental band further explores their well-established sound of sun-tinged, lo-fi neo-psychedelia. The most crucial elements of their wistful Candyland-on-acid atmosphere are the lush, colorful walls of synth paired with lead vocalist Tobacco’s lush, moody vocoder voice: both are omnipresent here yet again. Tracks such as opener “Windshield Smasher” and “Hairspray Heart” surprised me by setting a groovy rock-and-roll foundation, while “Psychic Love Damage” expresses light-headed romance with delicate strums gliding in a way that reminds me a bit of “Free Bird.” Sweetly textured songs such as “Like a Sundae” and “Dreamsicle Bomb” feel closer to the original, more synth-driven sound that feels like exploring lands made out of totally edible sweets. Closing track “Spraypaint” demonstrates the most resonant expression of love, emphasizing that “I can’t be without you” as the backing synth flourishes like sunlight filling a room.
[Reviewer: Mark]

PAWS Cokefloat!

(Fat Cat)
This Glasgow, Scotland-based trio’s debut full-length excellently captures their sunny, fittingly lo-fi garage rock. Right from the beginning, lead singer Phillip Taylor sings a catchy, reminiscent tribute to his mother whom he lost to cancer: though he’d “trade anything” to hear her voice again, he finds solace by repeating the sentiment that “life goes on.” The hard-rocking “Bloodline” explores the same theme by recalling that she stays alive because, along with advice, she gave him her nose and eyes. “Homecoming” uses cathartic sarcasm to thank someone ten years after high school, complete with revenge by means of a lead pipe to the teeth. These kinds of tracks let out sadness with youthful, fist-pumping energy; it’s much better than dwelling too much on trying to gain uncomfortable sympathy from others. Taylor, of course, is no stranger to realistic, relatable mood changes: for example, he ladles out slow-simmering angst on the acoustic ballad “Get Bent,” angrily directed toward a thoughtless, destructive father who just can’t seem to listen. He gets the most aggressive on the heavy, to-the-point “Winners Don’t Bleed,” primarily screaming to get someone to shut up.
[Reviewer: Mark]

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Friday, December 21, 2012

21st of December 2012 Update

21st of December 2012 Update of New and Key Restocked Items + Reviews
at Redscroll Records

Quick note about holiday hours: We are open regular hours (Saturday 12-8PM, Sunday & Monday 12-6PM). Christmas Day:  we'll be closed. We'll be open on New Year's Day! We may be here a little later leading up to Christmas - to hear about when that might be follow us on Twitter.

LPs & 12"s
Aaron "Fit" Siegel    "Tonite"
Abecedarians    "Eureka"
Alphataurus    "Alphataurus"
Apollo Brown / Guilty Simpson    "Dice Game" (2LP)
Arcade Fire    "The Suburbs"
Batida    "Alegria"
Beastie Boys    "Adam Yauch 'MCA' Tribute" (Fan Club)
Beatles    "Aiuto!" (Italian Cover Fan Club Edition Of "Help!")
Billow Observatory    "Billow Observatory"
Black Moth Super Rainbow    "Dandelion Gum" (PICLP)
Blackouse, The (Black House)    "The Blackhouse" (Georgia Anne Muldrow & DJ Romes)
Bottin    "Dirty" (Single Sided Numbered / 200)
Bowie, David    "Space Oddity" (Fan Club)
Broadcast    "Berberian Sound Studio"
Broken Patterns    "Pattern Interrupt"
Can    "Rohstoff: The Essential Lost Tapes 1968-76" (2LP Fan Club Edition)
Colonel Red    "Spacesleep" (Spaceface)
Com Truise    "Galactic Melt" (Colored Vinyl + D/L)
Con (Conrad Schnitzler)    "Live '72"
Dangermouse    "The Gray Album / The Grey Album" (Unofficial)
Django Django    "Django Django" (Ltd. Ed. Gatefold + Poster + D/L)
Dream Boat    "Eclipsing" (150 Gram + D/L)
EDMX (DMX Krew)    "153 Mission EP"
El Michels Affair    "Enter The 37th Chamber: Music Inspired By The Wu-Tang"
Estrogen Highs    "Irrelevant Future"
Ex-Cult    "Ex-Cult" (+ D/L)
Fugazi    "Repeater" (+ D/L)
Geiom    "Glesprin EP"
Haack, Bruce    "Farad: The Electric Voice"
Hammering The Cramps    "Hammering The Cramps"
Hawkwind    "Warrior On The Edge Of Time" (unofficial)
Heathered Pearls    "Loyal" (Colored Vinyl + D/L)
Heldon    "Agneta Nilsson"
Invisible, The    "Generational"
Jackson, Michael    "Ghosts" (Picture Disc)(Fan Club)
Jefferson, Marshall Vs. Noosaheads    "Mushrooms"
Juk Juk    "Wars / When I Feel"
Kluster    "Eruption" (180 Gram)
Led Zeppelin    "Led Zeppelin (I)" (Fan Club)
Lucero    "Rebels, Rogues & Sworn Brothers" (Remastered, 180 Gram, Gatefold + D/L)
Messages    "Message Bag" (Cloth Bag Enclosure)
Metallica    "The Black Demos"
Misfits    "Beyond Evil"
Moonpool & Dead Band    "Moonpool & Dead Band"
Morissette, Alanis    "Jagged Little Pill" (180 Gram From Original Analog Master)
Morne    "Asylum"
Mountain Movers, The    "Apple Mountain"
Mountain Movers, The    "Let's Open Up The Chest"
MPIA3    "Your Orders" (2x12")
Mtume    "So You Want To Be A Star"
Mugstar    "Ad Marginem"
New Order    "Sat 20 Jun 1981 Funeral Party" (Fan Club)
Nitzer Ebb    "Basic Pain Procedure"
Ol' Dirty Bastard    "Return To The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Versions
Omar S    "Triangulum Australe"
Ombre    "Believe You Me"
Oneohtrix Point Never    "Rifts" (5LP Box Set)
Onra    "1*0*8" (108)
Pale Creation    "Twilight Haunt"
Parking Attendant, The    "I've Heard It All Before"
Pink Floyd    "The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn" (Fan Club Edition)
Pop Group, The    " For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder?" (Fan Club)
Pristina    "The Drought"
Pure X    "Pleasure"
Pwin Teaks    "AOXOMOXOA"
R0senk0pf (Rosenkopf)    "R0senk0pf"
Rain Drinkers    "Yesodic Helices"
Refused    "Demos" (Fan Club)
Ride    "Going Blank Again"
Rise And Fall    "Hellmouth"
Rolling Stones, The    "Play Chuck Berry" (Fan Club)
Rudimentary Peni    "Deathchurch"
Sadier, Laetitia    "La Piscine: An Invitation By Laetitia Sadier To Keep On Swimming"
Sarcofago    "DeathThrash" (Fan Club)
Segall, Ty    "Live In Aisle 5"
Shining, The    "Hey You!!! / I'm Wrong"
Skudge    "Haste / Wonder Stories"
Smiths, The    "Unreleased Demos & Instrumentals"
Sonic Youth    "A Thousand Leaves"
Sonic Youth    "Rare Tracks Vol. 1" (Fan Club)
Sonic Youth    "Rare Tracks Vol. 2" (Fan Club)
Sonic Youth    "Kill Yr. Idols" (Unofficial)
Souleyman, Omar    "Haflat Gharbia: The Western Concerts"
Stevens, Sufjan    "Come On Feel The Illinoise"
Stuck Lucky    "Possom Soul"
Sun Araw & M. Geddes Gengras Meet The Congos    "Sun Araw & M. Geddes Gengras Meet The Congos: Icon Give Thank"
Sweet Ones, The    "Big Mistakes"
Swervedriver    "Planes Over The Skyline"
Terror    "One With The Underdogs"
U2    "In The Name Of Love"
Unida    "Coping With The Urban Coyote" (Fan Club)
Union    "Analogtronics"
Vanishing Lepers    "Vanishing Lepers" (Feat. DFJ)
Various    The World Ends: Afro Rock & Psychedelia In 1970s Nigeria (Part 2)
Various    "KilleKill 010.1 (Megahits Disc 1)"
Various    "KilleKill 010.2 (Megahits Disc 2)"
Various    "KilleKill 010.3 (Megahits Disc 3)"
Various    "Lost Highway 10TH Anniversary"
Verbal Abuse    "Rocks Your Liver"
Vultures, The    "Chingus"
Willimantic Shrin    "Rin Liminal Switch"
Wolfdowners    "Wolf It Down"
Wreckage    "From Experiments To Extinction"
Xamiga    "Unsolved Universe"
Y Kant Tori Read (Tori Amos)    "Y Kant Tori Read" (Picture Disc)(Fan Club)
Young Adults    "Black Hole"
Your Favorite Trainwreck    "Your Favorite Trainwreck"

Auxes    "Mehr! Mehr! Mehr! (More! More! More!)" (+ D/L)
Blacklisted    "So, You Are A Magician?"
Blacklisted    "Live On BBC 1" (White Vinyl)
Citizen    "Young States"
Ether Island    "Season Of Risk"
From Ashes Rise    "Rejoice The End / Rage Of Sanity"
Full Of Hell / Calm The Fire    "Full Of Hell / Calm The Fire" (Gatefold)
Gibbons, Billy F. / Matt Sweeney, Bonnie Prince Billy    "Oh Well. / Storms"
Hostage Calm    "War On A Feeling / Donna Lee"
Living Laser    "Versus Pigs" (+ D/L)
Lloyd, Martin    "L'Amant Electronique"
My Heart To Joy    "Reasons To Be"
Plastic Flowers    "Strange Neighbors"
Tigers Jaw    "2008 Summer Tour EP"
Vietnam    "Kitchen Kongas"
Whirr / Anne    "Whirr / Anne"

Buttons    "From Champaign To Chicago"
Dragged Into Sunlight    "Widowmaker"
Evens, The    "The Odds"
Hostage Calm    "Hostage Calm"
Jesu    "Christmas"
Man Overboard    "Real Talk"
Peterson, Gilles    "Black Jazz Band"
Waxy    "Waxy"

World War 4 - "demo"

Konx-om-Pax  Regional Surrealism
(Planet Mu)

It’s easy to compare this full-length debut with the work of fellow Scottish electronic visionaries Boards of Canada, but Glasgow-based musician/visual artist Tom Scholefield creates a sound more like the score of an abstract, intergalactic film. Sometimes the synth ambience is quite soothing, such as the foreboding-yet-hauntingly-beautiful wide-open sound of “Isotonic Pool” and the flowery cyber-meadow that backs Steven Retchard’s low-pitched spoken words on “Sura-Tura-Gnosi-Cosi.” Others take a different approach: “Twin Portal Redux” starts with a shrill machine-stutter atop waves of rich synth before transitioning into a more divided, loudly whooshing synth and electric chirping. “Hurt Face,” on the other hand, begins with harsh, carbonized crackles and glitches and ends with a ghostly aura. The brightly lit synthesized tapestry “Pillars of Creation” is a personal favorite, as is the most B.o.C.-esque track: happily nostalgic closer “Let’s Go Swimming” feels just like a blurry, comforting memory.

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

T-USED-DAY Update for December 18th, 2012 / Holiday Hours

T-USED-DAY Update for December 18th, 2012
at Redscroll Records

Quick note about holiday hours: We are open regular hours (Sunday & Monday 12-6PM; Tuesday - Saturday 12-8PM) except for Christmas Day which we'll be closed on. We'll even be open on New Year's Day! We may be here a little later leading up to Christmas - to hear about when that might be follow us on Twitter.

Here are some of the latest used arrivals at the shop. Keep in mind this doesn't include any of the CDs or many of the LPs in the general rock/pop/jazz/anything-in-the-back-room that we get in.

These are the in-store prices - if you'd like to find any of these online please visit us here:

LPs & 12"s
Between Earth & Sky    "Of Roots & Wings"    LP        $6.00
Blacc, Aloe    "Good Things"    LP        $12.00
Blackest Curse (Pulling Teeth & Dwid/Integrity)    "01/13/2007"    LP        $35.00
Boys Noize    "Oi Oi Oi"    LP        $5.00
Caravan & The New Symphonia    "Caravan & The New Symphonia"    LP        $12.00
Coke Bust    "Lines In The Sand"    LP        $7.00
Curses!    "Hungry For Love"    LP        $3.00
Cursive    "Burst And Bloom"    LP        $10.00
Curtainrail    "To Be With You" (White)    LP        $5.00
Deep Purple    "Made In Japan"    LP        $5.00
Dokken    "Back For The Attack"    LP        $3.00
Dokken    "Tooth And Nail"    LP        $3.00
Dokken    "Under Lock And Key"    LP        $3.00
Double Negative    "The Wonderful And Frightening World Of…"    LP        $10.00
Dylan, Bob    "Blonde On Blonde" (2LP Gatefold)    LP        $20.00
Fastbreak    "Fast Cars, Fast Women"    LP        $14.00
Frehley, Ace    "Frehley's Comet"    LP        $6.00
Guess Who, The    "The Best Of The Guess Who" (180 Gram)    LP        $8.00
Hacker, The    "Space.Travel"    LP        $3.00
Harpoon Guns    "Harpoon Guns 12" EP"    LP        $9.00
Hated Youth / Roach Motel    "Hated Youth / Roach Motel"    LP        $5.00
Jones, Sharon & The Dap-Kings    "I Learned The Hard Way"    LP        $11.00
Oasis    "Definitely Maybe"    LP        $45.00
Osbourne, Ozzy    "Diary Of A Madman"    LP        $4.00
Permanent    "Sink|Swim"    LP        $7.00
Permanent    "Sink|Swim" (Tour Cover)    LP        $10.00
Perversor    "Demon Metal"    LP        $10.00
Pink Floyd    "Dark Side Of The Moon" (Holland Import)    LP        $22.00
Pixies    "Doolittle (Original Master Recordings)"    LP        $22.00
Pixies    "Surfer Rosa"    LP        $10.00
Portishead    "Dummy"    LP        $17.00
Quiet Riot    "Metal Health"    LP        $3.00
R.E.M.    "Document 5"    LP        $12.00
Rancid    "…And Out Come The Wolves"    LP        $25.00
Ratt    "Invasion Of Your Privacy"    LP        $3.00
Ratt    "Reach For The Sky"    LP        $5.00
Refused    "The Shape Of Punk To Come" (First US Press)    LP        $35.00
Scorpions    "Blackout"    LP        $3.00
Uriah Heep    "…Very Eavy"    LP        $50.00
Van Dyk, Paul    "In Between"    LP        $5.00
Voices Forming Weapons    "Voices Forming Weapons"    LP        $4.00
White, Jack    "Blunderbuss"    LP        $12.00
Youth Of Today    "Can't Close My Eyes"    LP        $6.00

A Poor Excuse    "Crased Out, Wasted Useless, Hated"    7"        $2.00
Anything Goes    "Anything Goes"    7"        $3.00
Bombsite Boys    "Top Hits"    7"        $2.00
Chariot, The    "Music Of A Grateful Heart" (We Have 3 Variations)    7"        $15.00
Common Interest    "As We Decay…"    7"        $2.00
Converge / Coalesce    "Converge / Coalesce" (Yellow)    7"        $10.00
Crash Davis    "Demo '99"    7"        $3.00
Crash Davis    "'99 Demo" (Record Release Edition #/95)    7"        $3.00
D.S.-13 / Code 13    "13 Song Split 7""    7"        $3.00
Damage Done, The    "City Of Hope"    7"        $3.00
Dead Nation    "Painless"    7"        $2.00
Dedication, The    "Youth Murder Anthems" (Red)    7"        $4.00
Divided By Hate    "Sediments Of Shame" (Clear)    7"        $3.00
Down In Flames    "Start The Fucking Fire"    7"        $2.00
Dragnet    "Dragnet"    7"        $0.50
Fear Tomorrow    "Born In Blood" (Red)    7"        $5.00
Femme Covert / Black Cat 13    "Femme Covert / Black Cat 13"    7"        $5.00
Floorpunch    "Division One Champs"    7"        $35.00
Frustrations    "Frustrations"    7"        $2.00
Glory Fades    "Love, Expulsion…"    7"        $1.00
Hibachi Stranglers, The    "Our City Doesn't Stink All The Time"    7"        $2.00
Hope Conspiracy, The / The Suicide File    "SplitSevenInch" (Crème Yellow)    7"        $12.00
Integrity    "In Contrast Of Sin" (#/320)    7"        $12.00
Integrity    "Walpurgisnacht" (White Vinyl #/10)    7"        $15.00
Integrity / Lockweld    "Integrity / Lockweld" (Silver Vinyl; #/500)    7"        $8.00
Integrity / Mayday    "Les 120 Journees De Sodome" (Clear Yellow)    7"        $10.00
Integrity / Psywarfare    "Integrity / Psywarfare" (Picture Disc)    7"        $4.00
LaMontagne, Ray And The Pariah Dogs    "Beg Steal Or Borrow"    7"        $2.00
Late Night Revenge    "Solo On A Saturday Night" (Project X Parody Cover Black and White)    7"        $2.00
Late Night Revenge    "Solo On A Saturday Night" (Full Color Cover)    7"        $2.00
Living Laser    "Versus Pigs"    7"        $5.00
Lockweld    "Machines Of War"    7"        $12.00
Night Of Pleasure    "EP"    7"        $2.00
Night Of Pleasure / Day Creeper    "Night Of Pleasure / Day Creeper"    7"        $3.00
Psywarfare    "Candyman"    7"        $18.00
Rat Byte    "Rat Byte"    7"        $3.00
Right Brigade    "Right Brigade"    7"        $5.00
Say Goodbye    "Misanthropy"    7"        $2.00
Soul Control    "Soul Control"    7"        $4.00
Sportswear    "Keep It Together"    7"        $5.00
Strife    "Grey"    7"        $5.00
Strikers    "No Escape EP"    7"        $3.00
Sudden Walks    "Haulin' Ass.." (Gold/Orange Cover)    7"        $2.00
Sudden Walks    "Sudden Walks"    7"        $3.00
Tear It Up / Down In Flames    "Tear It Up / Down In Flames"     7"        $3.00
Tear It Up / Fast Times    "Tear It Up / Fast Times"    7"        $5.00
Television Ghost    "Atomic Rain / Bird Flu"    7"        $4.00
Up Front (2)    "Daybreak"    7"        $3.00
Up Front (2)    "What Fire Does"    7"        $5.00
Various    "A Positive Youth Compilation"     7"        $3.00
Youthful Offenders    "Independence Day EP"    7"        $7.00

Friday, December 14, 2012

14th of December 2012 Update

14th of December 2012 Update of New and Key Restocked Items + Reviews
at Redscroll Records

In case you missed it we made a quick gift idea blog post here. Check that out and direct loved ones to it.  On to the update.

LPs & 12"s
Adam & The Ants    "Peel Sessions"
Adele    "Rolling In The Deep" (Picture Disc)
Algernon Cadwallader    "Some Kind Of Cadwallader"
Alphataurus    "Attosecondo"
Andy, Horace    "Say Who"
Animal Collective    "Danse Manatee" (+ D/L)
Avengers    "Avengers" (180 Gram)
Baddat For Trubbel    "Det Har Ar Inte New York Plus ISO 9004 EP"
Beatles, The    "Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Fan Club)
Bird, Andrew    "Hands Of Glory" (+ D/L)
Blood Warrior    "Blood Warrior" (+CD)
Brown, Kev (Kev Brown)    "Random Joints"
Caprice    "Depths Revival EP"
Chance, Bob    "It's Broken!"
Charlatan    "Isolatarium"
Christian Mistress    "Possession"
Chromeo    "Business Casual"
Convuul    "I'll Be Seeing You"
Countdown To Oblivion    "Discography" (+ D/L)
Cramps, The    "A Date With Elvis" (Orange Vinyl Fan Club Edition)
Death In June    "White Hands Of Death"
Delay    "Plain Language"
Departures    "Teenage Haze"
Dispatch     "Four Day Trials"
Doomstarks    "Victory Laps"
Dragged Into Sunlight    "Widowmaker"
Drake    "Take Care"
East Liberty Quarters    "The 206"
Emmanuel, JD    "Wizards"
Ernestus, Mark Vs. Knono N1    "Masikulu Rhythm / Masikulu Dub"
Esmerine    "La Lechuza"
Farside    "Rigged"
Final Draft    "West World Order"
Folkazoid    "Folkazoid EP"
Follow Through    "Taking It Back"
Fontanelle    "Vitamin F" (Members Of Sunn O))), Eagle Twin, Earth)
Gangrene    "Vodka & Ayauasca"
Gemmy    "Warrior / The Dome"
Genius / GZA    "Liquid Swords" (2LP)
Girl Talk    "Secret Diary" (Picture Disc)
Give    "Singles Going Confetti"
Grave Babies    "Gothdammit"
Hammer And The Nails    "Maxi E.P."
Harrington Saints    "Pride & Tradition"
Hey Mercedes    "Hey Mercedes EP"
High Dive    "High Dive"
Ilsa    "Tutti Il Colori Del Buio"
Immortal    "Diabolical Fullmoon Mysticism" (Unofficial)
Jay Dee (J Dilla)    "Dilla Dog / Dillatroit"
Jodorowsky, Alexandro    "El Topo (Original Motion Picture Score)"
Joy Division    "Live At Te Paradiso Club In Amsterdam, January 11, 1980"
Junior Bruce    "The Headless King" (Neon Green)
Kimono Draggin'     "Kimono Gold"
King Dude    "Tonight's Special Death"
King Of Salem    "Prophecy"
Klag, Daniel    "Weird Fiction"
Last Lights    "No Past. No Present. No Future."
Late Nite Wars    "Who's Going To Miss You If You Go?"
Lee, Shawn & Clutchy Hopkins    "Fascinating Fingers"
Like Wolves    "Like Wolves
MellowHype    "Numbers" (2LP Gatefold + CD)
Mindset    "Real Power / Time & Pressure"
Mississippi John Hurt    "1928 Sessions" (180 Gram)
Mixtapes    "How To Throw A Successful Party"
Moon B    (UNTITLED)
Neu!    "Neu! '75" (Gronland)
Neu!    "Neu! '86" (Gronland)
Pink Floyd    "The Wall" (180 Gram 2LP Gatefold + D/L + Poster)
Poison Idea    "Record Collectors Are Pretentious Assholes L.P." (Colored Vinyl)
Prawn    "Ships"
Quicksand    "Slip"
Riggins, Karriem    "Together" (+ D/L)
Rolling Stones    "Doom And Gloom" 10"
Screamin' Jay Hawkins    "At Home Wit"
Spector, Phil    "The Early Productions 1958-1961"
Strife    "Witness A Rebirth"
Transit    "This Will Not Define Us"
Trash Talk    "119" (Spec. Ed. Colored Vinyl + CD; Gatefold)
Ultrademon    "Step Into The Liquid"
Unwound (UNWND)    "Live Leaves" (2LP + D/L)
Various    "Twin Cities Funk & Soul: Lost R&B Grooves From Minneapolis / St. Paul 1964-1979" (2LP + D/L + Newspaper)
Various    "DC/MD/VA Boogie Funk"
ZZT    "Vulkan Alarm!"

Bradley, Charles & The Menaan Street Band Cover Rodriguez    "I'll Slip Away"
Broadway Calls / Mixtapes    "Vision Quest"
Drcarlsonalbion And The Hackney Lass    "'Modern English Folklore' Volume One: Hackney"
Leather    "Leather"

Band Of Horses    "Mirage Rock"
McPerson, JD    "Signs & Signifiers"
Various Artists    "Diablos Del Ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot 1960-1985"

Cassette Tapes (Some are used - these are all that came in since I last included them on any kind of update)
59 Times The Pain    "Twenty Percent Of My Hand"
Bodyjar    "Rimshot"
Cave Bears    "No Weird USA"
Colorguard / Weak Flesh    "Needle Wrecker / Rubber Baptism"
Criminals    "Coral Blade Grotto"
Cure, The    "Standing On A Beach - The Singles (And Unavailable B-Sides)
Death Grips    "Ex Military"
Eilbacher, Max    "Mescalin Headache"
Give    "Give"
Hellhorse    "Hellhorse"
Marley & The Wailers, Bob    "Legend"
McAbee, Joshua And The (7/13) Moon    "The Future Said The Past Was Never Present"
Metacomet    "Depression Ceremony"
Mindless    "Human Conditioning"
Misanthropic Noise / Semen Segal    "Mincing The Oogle"
No Fun At All    "Out Of Bounds"
Pink Floyd    "The Dark Side Of The Moon"
Shades Apart    "Seeing Things"
Talk Talk    "It's My Life"
Whirlpool    "Liquid Glass"
Whirlpool    "Whirlpool"
White Leather    "Teflon Dogs"
Wretched Worst    "The Deadness"


Bear in Heaven I Love You, It’s Cool

(Hometapes / Dead Oceans)
This Brooklyn indie trio first came into being as a solo project from Jon Philpot in 2003. With permanent members now, the band creates a lush sound that mixes krautrock, psychedelia and electronic ambience. Their third record was previewed on their website in an incredibly stretched-out form, with 2,700 consecutive hours of drone. Now at normal speed, it feels like an endlessly shimmering recollection of 80s memories, with resonant vocals, driving beats and countless layers of warm synth. “The Reflection of You” is an immediate standout, starting off with a jovial Animal Collective-sounding melody that becomes the foundation for moody walls of synth and confident lyrics (“there’s nothing left between us / so dance with me…”) I personally really enjoyed the glittering galactic sounds and cosmos-pondering lyrics of “Space Remains” as well. “Sinful Nature” takes a darker, sunset-into-night sound with a sadly echoing guitar amidst lyrics telling the listener to deal with life’s disappointments by getting drunk to “make strange things come true.”
[Reviewer: Mark]

Charles Gayle Trio Streets

(Northern Spy)
One of the most prominent figures in free jazz, the now 73-year-old Charles Gayle was homeless for roughly two decades before he started releasing albums in 1988. On his newest record in five years, Gayle lets his tenor saxophone flow freely while bassist Larry Roland and drummer Michael TA Thompson back him up. Gayle’s style incorporates loud, circuitous passages that shriek and contort wildly as the shadowy-sounding bass and kinetic drums bring together the controlled chaos (with the uncompromising closer “Tribulations” fitting the “chaotic” definition best.) Even with the lack of vocals, he successfully uses his instrument to express great fervor, such as the bright and spiritually motivated “Glory and Jesus.” His two supporting musicians stand out well throughout, such as Roland’s mournfully melodic strum solo in the second half of the title track.
[Reviewer: Mark]

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Gift Ideas For the Holidays

Gift Ideas For the Holidays 

Last year we put together a quick guide of easy suggestions for the music collector. That one surely still applies and can be viewed here: Gifting Holidaze

Please send your loved ones in with a list of desired music and we'll be happy to help them out. Here's the expert level to this one (the person giving you the gift would have to be at expert level): have the loved one come in and ask us for a recommendation based on some of what you already have in your collection (expert level is achieved when gift giver knows what you already have in your collection). Of course, returns and exchanges are accepted on all new unused/unopened LPs as well (returns must be accompanied with receipt).

The old stand-by, the Gift Certificate, is a fine choice as well. We can make it out for any amount you'd like (USD only; $55.00 or $55.25 or $50.52 or $2.55 or $5525.00 or anything at all you can think of like $32.00 or $30.20 or $23.00 or $2.30 or $32,000.00 for instance).

If you're looking for a gift for the vinyl aficionado in your life, but don't want to risk getting something that person may already have there are always vinyl care materials. No collection is complete without complete care. Plastic sleeves help to keep moisture out and self-wear away.  A record cleaning kit to brush the dust off of any record that has been accumulating a bit of dust. A new slip mat perhaps because the old one has seen it's fair share of use.

3ML $18.98 4ML $23.98 (100 Pack)

RCA Cleaning Kit $16.98, Slipmat $12.00

Spin-Clean Record Washer MKII $55.00
And we have a nice selection of used and new record players from $65 (a few used ones at this price) to $400 (Rega RP1) and lots in between.

And, of course, who doesn't love a nice Redscroll Records T-Shirt for $12?!
(Or a Hartford Party Starters Union shirt for $16 or a Needle Drop shirt for $15?!) 

Here's a picture of our door with the penguin wreath:

 And here's the books we sell that range from used novels of fiction to Hardcover documentations of specific music scenes/genres/...

And here's our front counter littered with santa hats: 

Whatever it is you celebrate and whoever you celebrate it with we hope it is a super mega blast! If you don't celebrate at all we respect that and wish for you a super mega blast to come at no specific time!

Happy Holidaze from Redscroll Records and some of our extended family:
(Left to Right, Front to Back:Sean, Mario, John, Ben, Kevin, Al, Jack, Josh, Rick, Luc; Not Pictured: You! Please insert yourself using blingee! If you actually do that it would rule and please send it to us immediately.)

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

T-USED-DAY Update for December 11th, 2012

T-USED-DAY Update for December 11th, 2012
at Redscroll Records

Here are some of the latest used arrivals at the shop. Keep in mind this doesn't include any of the CDs or many of the LPs in the general rock/pop/jazz/anything-in-the-back-room that we get in.

These are the in-store prices - if you'd like to find any of these online please visit us here:

LPs & 12"s
AC/DC    "Back In Black"    LP        $3.00   
Anthrax    "I'm The Man"    LP        $3.00    $4.00
Anthrax    "State Of Euphoria"    LP        $10.00    $11.00
Buffalo Springfield     "Again"    LP        $15.00   
Bullets In    "Conceive"    LP        $5.00   
Camper Van Beethoven    "Key Lime Pie"    LP        $16.00   
Confront James    "Just Do It"    LP        $5.00   
Davis, Miles    "Forever Miles" (Record Store Day Title)    LP        $8.00   
Deep Purple    "Deepest Purple: The Very Best Of Deep Purple."    LP        $4.00   
Detroit Cobras, The    "Mink Rat Or Rabbit"    LP        $10.00   
Donzelli Group    "Donzelli Group" (Signed; 5 Signatures)    LP        $10.00   
Dr. John    "In The Right Place"    LP        $18.00   
Eyeball    "More Days to Come"    LP        $6.00   
Golightly, Holly    "Truly She Is None Other"    LP        $20.00   
Guns N' Roses    "G N'R Lies"    LP        $15.00    $16.50
Healey, Jeff (The Jeff Healey Band)    "Hell To Pay" (Sealed! Jeff Healey Is The Blind Laptop Steel Guitar Player In Roadhouse!)    LP        $6.00   
Husker Du    "Flip Your Wig"    LP        $10.00   
Husker Du    "Warehouse: Songs And Stories"    LP        $10.00   
Ini Kamoze    "Pirate"    LP        $5.00   
Jesus And Mary Chain, The    "Barbed Wire Kisses (B-Sides And More)"    LP        $12.00   
John, Elton    "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" (180 Gram)    LP        $15.00   
Kings Of Leon    "Youth & Young Manhood"    LP        $28.00   
Kings Of Leon    "Because Of The Times"    LP        $12.00   
KMFDM    "Virus"    12"        $3.00   
Kraftwerk    "Musique Non Stop"    LP        $7.00   
Lamontagne, Ray    "Trouble"    LP        $18.00   
Lecherous Gaze    "Born On A River"    LP        $8.00   
Metallica    "$5.98 EP! Garage Days Revisited"    LP        $12.00    $13.00
Modest Mouse    "The Moon & Antarctica"    LP        $35.00   
Motley Crue    "Girls Girls Girls"    LP        $8.00   
Nine Inch Nails    "Pretty Hate Machine" (RLP10836-1)    LP        $40.00   
Nirvana    "Nevermind" (SVLP0038)    LP        $30.00   
Nirvana    "Bleach" (SP34)    LP        $45.00   
Nirvana    "In Utero"    LP        $30.00   
Odetta    "The Tin Angel" (Red)    LP        $10.00   
Pearl Jam    "Vs."    LP        $18.00   
Pearl Jam    "Vitalogy"    LP        $22.00   
Rage Against The Machine    "Rage Against The Machine" (UK Press)    LP        $28.00   
Rainbow    "Difficult To Cure"    LP        $3.00   
Red Reaction    "Welcome To The Warzone"    LP        $4.00   
Refuseniks    "Nineteen To The Dozen"    LP        $4.00   
Replacements, The    "Pleased To Meet Me"    LP        $10.00   
Scorpions    "Savage Amusement" (Sealed!)    LP        $5.00   
Sex Pistols    "We've Cum For Your Children"    LP        $6.00   
Society Of Seven    "Simply Ourselves"    LP        $12.00   
UFO Club, The    "The UFO Club"    LP        $18.00   
Whitesnake    "Whitesnake"    LP        $3.00   

Electronic & Hip-Hop LPs & 12"s
2PAC    "Strictly 4 My N+++az"    LP        $25.00
Aaliyah    "If Your Girl Only Knew"    12"        $2.00
Big Pun    "Capital Punishment"    LP        $14.00
Clutchy Hopkins    "Walking Sdrawkcab"    LP        $10.00
Clutchy Hopkins Meets Lord Kenjamin    "Music Is My Medicine"    LP        $14.00
Common    "The Light"    12"        $3.00
De La Soul    "Oooh. Feat. Redman"    12"        $3.00
DMX     "Flesh Of My Flesh Blood Of My Blood"    LP        $8.00
DMX     "No Sunshine"    12"        $3.00
Eminem    "The Slim Shady LP"    LP        $40.00
Funkmaster Flex    "60 Minutes Of Funk Vol. 3" (Generic Sleeve)    12"        $3.00
Gangrene    "Odditorium" (Picture Disc)    12"        $10.00
Gray, Macy    "I've Commited Murder"    12"        $3.00
Hi-Tek    "Hi-Teknology"    LP        $5.00
In Flagranti    "Nonplusultraremix"    12"        $3.00
J-Live    "S.P.T.A. Said Person Of That Ability (Pronounced Spitta)"    LP        $18.00
Ma$e (Mase)    "Harlem World"    LP        $3.00
Master P    "Ghetto D"    12"        $3.00
Method Man    "I'll Be There For You" (Single)    12"        $3.00
Method Man & Redman    "Round & Round"    12"        $2.00
Midnight Juggernauts    "Road To Recovery"    12"        $5.00
Misled Children, The    "Meet Odean Pope"    LP        $10.00
Misled Children, The    "Peoples Market"    LP        $9.00
Nas    "Street Dreams"    LP        $3.00
Notorious B.I.G., The (Biggie Smalls)    "Ready To Die"    LP        $30.00
Peanut Butter Wolf    "Styles, Crews, Flows, Beats"    LP        $3.00
Pharcyde, The    "Labcabincalifornia"    LP        $25.00
Prince Paul    "Politics Of The Business" (LP + 7")    LP        $18.00
Rasheed Chappell    "Future Before Nostalgia"    LP        $15.00
Roots, The    "Come Alive Clean Album Sampler"    12"        $2.00
Shawn Lee & Clutchy Hopkins    "Clutch Of The Tiger"    LP        $12.00
Sureshot Symphony Solution! And Friends    "A Good Look EP"    LP        $6.00
Tom Deluxx & Julien Milan    "Boxon Records 001"    12"        $5.00
Wu-Tang Clan    "Protect Ya Neck"    12"        $4.00

Thrust    "She Who Must Be Obeyed"    7"        $4.00
(We just got a bunch of 7"s in yesterday too, but those will have to be on next week's update.)

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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