New Release Round-Up 26th November 2021
Upcoming guests VOKA GENTLE release their sophomore album 'WRITHING!', another thrilling collage of psychedelic pop, synths and samples with wry lyrics just as likely to be delivered via angular sprechgesang as pure folk harmonies. The album features Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne and is available on CD and "Sol yellow" double-vinyl. We're delighted to say that the trio will be joining us for an instore next Friday (3rd December), so do let us know if you'd like to attend.
RICHARD DAWSON teams with Finnish rockers CIRCLE for "flora-themed hypno-folk-metal" odyssey 'Henki'. Stretching out on a song cycle spanning folk-horror, prog and post-rock with Dawson's inimitable voice and songwriting to the fore.
'Gather Up' celebrates 10 years of MATT BERRY on Acid Jazz and is a timely reminder that TV comedy's favourite molasses-voiced lothario is also a versatile and eclectic musician and songwriter.
There are live albums from THE SNUTS and RUFUS WAINWRIGHT & The Amsterdam Sinfonietta, a Christmas album from GARY BARLOW, vinyl issues of the latest releases from THE DARKNESS and GREGORY PORTER, CD releases from KATIE MELUA and JASON ISBELL, DISCLOSURE curate a DJ Kicks plus there are new albums from DEEP PURPLE and MARISSA NADLER and a 7" of WET LEG's cult single 'Chaise Longue'.
Brilliant Adventure is the latest DAVID BOWIE box set, this time spanning 1992-2001 (drop us a message if you're interested in one of those). There's an audiophile pressing of CHARLES MINGUS's classic 'The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady', live albums from EAGLES and DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES plus a CD release for MOGWAI's 'ZeroZeroZero' soundtrack and two reissues from Arthur Russell: 'World Of Echo' and 'Iowa Dream'.
The Dinked Edition of Mercury-nominated HANNAH PEEL's forthcoming collaboration with Paraorchestra 'The Unfolding' sold out sharpish but you can still stick an order in for standard formats or the indies blue splatter vinyl.
BLOC PARTY's 'Alpha Games' will be the band's first since 2016 and their first written and recorded with the touring line-up behind 2019's acclaimed shows.