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Sinner is the debut studio album by American heavy metal band Drowning Pool. Originally released on June 5, by Wind-Up Records, it is considered to be the band's most popular album - earning RIAA Platinum certification within the first six weeks of its release. This was due at least in part to their hit single "Bodies," which remains the band's most well-known song.
Available on vinyl for the first time to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its release. Now, 15 years later, this album is available for the first time. It's the follow-up to Golden Hour, which earned Musgraves her third No.
With Parallel TimelineWellbaum explores the feeling of being trapped inside her own consciousness while simultaneously searching for a meaningful connection to the universe, and all the mysteries it contains. All content was overseen by executive producer Greg Fidelman.
The music is a melange of blues rock, rock and singer-songwriter which surround themes about self-love and awareness, mental health, the environment, and consumerism.
Elvis Costello and award-winning producer, Sebastian Krys, have brought together a stunning international cast of some of the biggest Latin rock and pop artists from around the globe to interpret Elvis Costello and The Attractions' album, This Year's Model, entirely in Spanish.
The inspired Spanish-language adaptations are set to the band's classic studio performances, culled from the original master recordings, which have been newly mixed by Krys.
Available on black Vinyl. Focusing on their craft, staying out of the fray, and holding fast their faith to find new ways to express the discord and delight of being alive, to turn the duality of existence into hymns we can share, Low present HEY WHAT.
The ineable, familiar harmonies of Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker break through the chaos like a life raft. Layers of distorted sound accrete with each new verse - building, breaking, colossal then restrained, a solemn vow only whispered. There will be time to unravel and attribute meaning to the music and art of these times, but the creative moment looks FORWARD, with teeth.
Like a film director, she works as an aural auteur building scenes with her rapturous voice and the plaintive plucks of her guitar strings. Through this process, she both defies and expands notions of what it means to be from the region.
The songs throughout the album tend to be shorter, and that was intentional. Falk counts jazz and funk as his major influences, so quite fittingly his percussion punctuates the album. Freeman contributed guitar for the first time on her own recordings.
The couple are joined by Victor Furtado bringing his skills as the youngest-ever recipient of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo, Eli Wildman The Wildmans contributing acoustic guitar and mandolin, the much sought-after keyboardist Sam Fribush on piano, keys, and organ, Berklee College of Music graduate Eric Robertson adds additional guitars and bass, as well as acclaimed multi-instrumentalist Aaron Lipp contributing banjo and bass.
Frances Forever can spin anything into sunshine. As the project of Boston-area singer-songwriter Frances Garrett, its myriad moods can send listeners reeling into romance or off floating in existential space. Garrett balances their familiarity with extremes with an undeniable ear for melody and a gift for writing tracks that could live at home anywhere on the pop timeline.
Atop this glitter-shocked display, Garrett spills their guts about fumbling their own power. Take one listen to 'space girl,' Frances' latest charmer of a single that's rocketing up indie charts and TikTok counts despite a disaster mission of a year. From the doo-wop glaze of opener 'depression' to the horn-flecked indietronica of 'daytime,' paranoia party carves its identity from stopovers in darker, braver territory.
Those enchanted by 'space girl' have plenty to root for, though, as the EP's title track serves as its Quincy Jones - The Color Purple (Original Motion Picture Sound Track) (Vinyl mission statement, stacking a story of college-party anxiety against a circus-tent waltz that glitches and stutters in line with Garrett's narrative confidence. Legendary British producer Kevin Martin is back with his first new full-length album under The Bug moniker in seven years. Scott Galloway.
Swedish musician and producer DJ Seinfeld Armand Jakobsson rose to prominence in through the so-called 'lo-fi house' scene, inadvertently helping define its sound. Now having transcended early labels, his long-awaited new album 'Mirrors' is set to be released on Ninja Tune in September.
Recorded August 24,the performance of the legendary album in its entirety was kept secret until the moment the band took stage. Halsey has surpassed 60 million RIAA-certified units across albums, singles and features.
Worldwide, she has sold over million adjusted singles. On History Of A Feeling, the Nashville based songwriter comes to terms with the dissolution of a meaningful relationship. The songs on History Of A Feeling, are the most direct and introspective songs Diaz has ever written.
This 4LP features remastered versions of the original albums and has 64 tracks including 44 previously unreleased tracks, alternate versions, alternate mixes and vocals.
Available on black vinyl. Formed inBoris boldly explores their own vision of heavy music, where words like "explosive" and "thunderous" barely do justice. Using overpowering soundscapes embellished with copious amounts of lighting and billow smoke, Boris has shared with audiences across the planet an experience for all five senses in their concerts, earning legions of zealous fans along the way.
Furiously recorded in the early days of the covid pandemic and surprise-released in JulyNO was met with immediate and widespread praise. This will also serve as the release of NO on streaming services worldwide. This is the first-ever and particularly-anticipated official vinyl release of Boris's essential album, Flood.
The album was originally released in Japan, only on CD. Delivered in four equally important movements, Flood is simultaneously delicate, dense, undulating, devastating, emancipating, hypnotic and triumphant. Each season of the album has its own sense of place, best revealed listen-by-listen. With the album, Boris broaden their vision of musical possibility, with a notable and imaginative influence from visionary American minimalist Steve Reich, weaving in prog, drone and slowcore into a multifaceted symphony.
There simply has never been another piece of music like Flood. Familiar foundations guide the journey. He never signed on for work for hire. To re-record those songs with the maturity that Fin and his band members have achieved is about viewing the past through the lessons it has taught, not just remastering and repeating it.
With a solid fan base worldwide, Fin and his band have played the venues and festivals they want, and if not plain sailing, then certainly they've been in a space where they can operate with confidence, soaring with shoegaze layers one minute, back to purist blues basics the next. Fin has also participated in a sideline in co-writes on records by the likes of John Legend, a few soundtracks and the occasional excursion into dub or techno to keep things interesting.
The songs were recorded in lockdown by Chrissie and her Pretenders bandmate James Walbourne, almost entirely by text message. James would record an initial idea on his phone and send it off to Chrissie to add her vocal, before the tracks were mixed by Tchad Blake U2, Arctic Monkeys, Fiona Apple. On her highly anticipated Rounder debut Long Time ComingFerrell shares a dozen songs beautifully unbound by genre or era, instantly transporting her audience to an infinitely more enchanted world.
The Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap is a first-of-it's-kind multimedia collection chronicling the growth of the music and culture from the parks of the Bronx to solidifying a reach that spans the globe. The set includes tracks on 9 CDs and a page book with original design by Cey Adams, artist and founding creative director of Def Jam Recordings, as well as essays by some of hip-hop's leading writers and critics and never-before-seen photographs.
Through the music, writing, and extensive liner notes, the Anthology reveals the many trends within this multifaceted genre, it's social and political implications, and it's influence on popular culture. The Anthology is the third major compendium produced by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings that tells the story of a defining era of music "of, by, and for the people," following the Anthology of American Folk Music and Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology.
Digitally remastered and expanded 20th anniversary reissue of Mezzanine featuring the original album plus an album of previously unreleased dub remixes by the Mad Professor. Widely hailed as their masterpiece and voted 15 in Q Magazine's Greatest British Albums EverMezzanine saw the band move away from the 'rip-hop sound they had helped define to embrace rock and electronica.
Originally only available via a limited-edition box set and on vinyl for Record Store Day It was recorded by spectator Nettie Pena before the band released their highly successful debut album on January 4, Considered the earliest known live recording of The Doors, London Fog includes versions of eventual album tracks and covers of blues standards.
Arlo Guthrie's Alice's Restaurant LP became a counter-culture touchstone when it was released in Two years later, director Arthur Penn followed up his classic film, Bonnie And Clyde, by bringing Alice to the big screen, starring none other than Arlo himself. Penn received an Oscar nomination for his direction. The soundtrack from the film featured a new recording of "Alice's Restaurant Massacree," as well other songs and music cues from the movie.
That soundtrack was expanded on CD in with even more material. For the 50th anniversary of the movie, Alice's Restaurant: Original MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack 50th Anniversary Edition contains all of the material from the and editions while retaining the sequencebut also adds a previously unissued, live, minute version of "Alice's Restaurant: Multi-Color Rainbow Roach Affair" from Originally released in October as a long-since sold-out self-released cassette, the Quincy Jones - The Color Purple (Original Motion Picture Sound Track) (Vinyl full-length from celebrated Chicago band Lala Lala, Sleepyhead is available on CD vinyl for the first time.
Recorded in a basement over the course of five days during a typically-inhospitable Midwestern winter, Sleepyhead is an auspicious - if, at the time, criminally overlooked - debut effort from the young songwriter Lillie West and her then-lineup of supporting players Abby Black on drums and Karl Bernasconi on bass. Unlike 's critically-acclaimed The Lamb, Sleepyhead is a rawer, more punked-up album with fewer lyrical metaphors obfuscating it's intimate, direct emotionality.
Committed to tape in an urgent outburst of creative energy, the self-produced record eschews overdubs and takes unfussy aim at the listener's ears, heart, and the lump in their throat. We Are On The Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration is not only a commemoration of a half-century of magical music making, but also a loving tribute to the band's three original members who have passed: Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors, and most recently, Joseph Jarman.
The group converged in Ann Arbor in Octoberfor five days of rehearsals and recording. The sheer breadth of the ensemble's collective expression is staggering, ranging from Mitchell's art songs and through-composed pieces, Moye's percussion workouts, and, of course, collective improvisation. Recently released on CD - now available on vinyl. Legendary band Lightning Bolt's Wonderful Rainbow is one of the most quintessential albums to come from the underground in the last 20 years.
Included in lists like Pitchfork's " top albums of the s" and the book Albums You Must Hear Before You Die, Lightning Bolt's seminal record solidified their place as pillars of the underground community. New Zealand dreamscape artists Purple Pilgrims release their long-awaited, sophomore record.
With a healthy whiff of the same self-sufficient spirit as the '90s Drag City or Kill Rock Stars rosters, these four tracks are pinned together by sauntering, oddly distorted guitars tweaked with subtle effects and swooping, near-hawkish vocals that run in the same register as pre-White Stuff Neil Hagerty. Like Polvo with pinched nipples. Lina Tullgren's Free Cell is masterfully arranged with strings, brass and sculpted synths throughout. Born into an exceptionally music-loving family, Charlottesville, VA native Caroline Spence started writing her own songs at age six and playing out in her hometown at In she made her full-length debut with Somehow, a self-released effort featuring appearances by Anderson East, Erin Rae, and Andrew Combs.
With her debut winning the attention of Miranda Lambert, Spence went on to deliver the deft and delicate Spades And Roses in and gain acclaim from outlets like NPR who noted that the album "occupies that Nashville sound equally at home in honky-tonks and bedrooms" and American Songwriter who hailed it as "an album of stunning beauty and lasting impact. Vinyl reissue of the 13th solo studio album by Dolly Parton.
The title track tells the tale of a housewife confronting a beautiful seductress who she believes is having an affair with her husband. It became Parton's second solo number-one country single; it also was a moderate pop hit for her. Released to capitalize on the new outlaw country movement, Wanted! The Outlaws earned its place in music history by becoming the first country album to be platinum-certified, reaching sales of one million. Waylon Jennings' Greatest Hits documents his outlaw country years for RCA and includes several of his most well-known signature songs, the most recent of which had been the title track of I've Always Been Crazy, released the year before.
Vinyl reissue of 18th studio album by outlaw country singer. After the wide success of his recordings with Atlantic Records, coupled with the negotiating skills of his manager, Neil Reshen, Nelson signed a contract with Columbia Records, a label that gave him total creative control over his works. A concept album, Red Headed Stranger is about a fugitive on the run from the law after killing his wife and her lover.
Dirty, soulful production, verbed and fuzzed out guitars, mysterious vocals that feel like a lost score to a Quentin Tarantino film. With liner notes written by Mingus's psychotherapist, the album uses ornate ensemble orchestration to produce a sound somewhere between jazz and folk. The piano pioneer's debut solo album was a groundbreaking trio date featuring Art Davis on bass and his John Coltrane Quartet bandmate Elvin Jones on drums.
Sonny Rollins - On Impulse! LP Impulse! The tenor sax master attacks five standards and in the process produces some of his most intense performances on record. Records debut also featured Ray Bryant on piano and Mickey Roker on drums. A perennially popular live album LP) the bebop trumpet pioneer, an effervescent, electrifying quintet recording also featuring his great friend and fellow bebop legend James Moody on various saxophones and flute.
Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio in Maythis classic quartet album features Roland Kirk on saxophones and several famous Haynes drum solos, most notably on his own composition "Snap Crackle". Inspired by a combination of Native Tongues, peak Marvin Gaye, and Joan Armatrading, as well as elements of breakbeat, jazz fusion, and even trip hop, Groove Theory is an often overlooked but definitive classic of the s. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of their debut album Enter the Wu-Tang 36 Chambershas seen the re-emergence of Wu-Tang.
Album guests include Cappadonna, Streetlife, and Hellfire. Production is handled by up and coming Danny Caiazzo and Boo Bundy. Inspired by the musical vision of Quincy Jones, Michael Orr and bass player Carey Harris assembled a cast of musicians and vocalists to create a timeless masterpiece which effortlessly blends cosmic soul, jazz, funk and Quincy Jones - The Color Purple (Original Motion Picture Sound Track) (Vinyl influences.
Honey drips from Michael Orr's omnipresent rich baritone voice, and the blend of styles is handled with a bit more roughness than some other soul records of the same era. Burdon and the group returned in April with The Twain Shall Meet, continuing their psychedelic journey. Steeped in a dense, layered sound full of electric guitars, sitars, strings, brass and washes of phased vocals, the album served notice that Burdon and company were totally in-step with America's youth movement.
Pressed on gold colored vinyl. With bongo jazz stylings and reprehensible ruffians, the true starring role in High School Caesar is the dark and tense compositions and wild bongo-driven percussion of his score. Gold colored vinyl pressing. Orchestrated by legendary producer Alan Lorber, this talented cast of musicians weave their way through Eastern-influenced and psychedelic interpretations of pop gems and some way-out-there originals, on an album touted as the first in the fusion of raga LP) jazz.
Brimming with the sounds of sitar, tabla, Quincy Jones - The Color Purple (Original Motion Picture Sound Track) (Vinyl Gamelan percussion, this eccentric blend of Eastern and Western music includes four originally unissued bonus tracks.
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