New Release Round-Up 10th December 2021
NEIL YOUNG reconvenes with CRAZY HORSE for 'Barn', the follow-up to 2019's 'Colorado'. It alternates between amp-blowing rock and folky, mellow warmth. As well as standard CD and vinyl formats, there's a deluxe box set and a special edition vinyl featuring exclusive photos only available from shops like ours.
'An Orchestrated Songbook' captures PAUL WELLER live with Jules Buckley and the BBC Symphony Orchestra with a tracklist that spans The Jam, Style Council and solo classics on CD, deluxe hardbook CD and double-vinyl.
If you move quickly, you might be able to grab the last JW FRANCIS 'Wanderkid' Dinked Edition, 'Forfolks' is a new album of instrumental jazz for Chicago's International Anthem label from Tortoise's JEFF PARKER, folk iconoclast MICHAEL HURLEY returns with a first new studio album in twelve years 'The Time of the Foxgloves' plus there are vinyl issues of the latest albums from BRIAN WILSON, SOCCER96, MARISSA NADLER and JASON ISBELL.
GREEN DAY's 'BBC Sessions' (CD, 2LP and indies white 2LP) collects live recordings cut for Steve Lamacq's Radio 1 show between 1994-2001, including massive early hits like "Basket Case", "When I Come Around" and "Minority".
'TOKYO GLOW' is the follow-up to Nick Luscombe's excellent 'Tokyo Dreaming' compilation, this time with DJ Notoya at the helm shifting focus firmly to City Pop and boogie gems from the vaults of Nippon Columbia.
A 50th anniversary mix of THE BAND's fourth album 'Cahoots' restores a sense of vibrancy to one of the influential Canadian group's underrated studio outings, while also celebrating its half-century is SLY & THE FAMILY STONE's classic 'There's A Riot Goin On' which gets a red vinyl pressing to mark the occasion.
KHRUANGBIN and LEON BRIDGES announced the sequel to their acclaimed 'Texas Sun' EP, the logically titled 'Texas Moon'. You'll have to be quick if you want to get your hands on the limited "blue daze" 12".
'Wild Loneliness' is the first album of new material from indie veterans Superchunk since 2018's excellent, Trump-baiting 'What A Time To Be Alive' and features appearances from Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake and Raymond McGinley, Mike Mills of R.E.M., Sharon Van Etten and Tracyanne Campbell.
There's the debut album for Blue Note Re:Imagined featured duo BLUE LAB BEATS, a live record from Jazz/kraut/groove powerhouse MILDLIFE and a half-speed master reissue of PAUL MCCARTNEY & WINGS 'Wild Life'.