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  • Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not Quick View

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    Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not

    Musically, there are bits of The Stone Roses, What's The Story Morning Glory, and Nevermind. As catchy as those reference points are, it's the songwriting that has won the band a fiercely dedicated following; a mix of the observational storytelling of Davies and Weller crossed with the harsher documentary eye of Mike Skinner of The Streets and Ghost Town era Specials. Two #1 UK singles. Press already lined up with Rolling Stone, Spin, Entertainment Weekly, and Interview, to name a few. Three more US/Canadian tours planned for this year, including headlining Domino's label showcase at SXSW.
    1. View From the Afternoon, The

    2. I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor

    3. Fake Tales of San Francisco

    4. Dancing Shoes

    5. You Probably Couldn't See the Lights But You Were Looking Straight at Me

    6. Still Take You Home

    7. Riot Van

    8. Red Light Indicates the Doors Are Secured

    9. Mardy Bum

    10. Perhaps Vampires Is a Bit Strong But...

    11. When the Sun Goes Down

    12. From the Ritz to the Rubble

    13. Certain Romance, A
    Arctic Monkeys
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    GO:OD AM

    GO:OD AM is the third studio album by American rapper Mac Miller. The album features guest appearances by Ab-Soul, Lil B, Miguel, Chief Keef and Little Dragon. The album received positive reviews from critics who praised Miller for giving a more focused and mature approach to his stoner rap content. GO:OD AM debuted at number 4 on the US Billboard 200 and spawned three singles: 100 Grandkids, Break the Law and Clubhouse. Miller began his international tour in support of the album on September 20, 2015, starting with his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    1. Doors
    2. Brand Name
    3. Rush Hour
    4. Two Matches (feat. Ab-Soul)
    5. 100 Grandkids
    6. Time Flies (feat. Lil B)
    7. Weekend (feat. Miguel)
    8. Clubhouse
    9. In The Bag
    10. Break The Law
    11. Perfect Circle / God Speed
    12. When In Rome
    13. ROS
    14. Cut The Check (feat. Chief Keef)
    15. Ascension
    16. Jump
    17. The Festival (feat. Little Dragon)
    Mac Miller
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  • I Am I Am Quick View

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    I Am

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    Disco was at the height of its popularity in 1979, when Earth, Wind & Fire responded with its most disco-influenced single ever, the glossy and infectious Boogie Wonderland. Up to that point, EWF had pretty much ignored disco, and when the band finally acknowledged the style, the soulsters weren't about to inundate listeners with it. Boogie Wonderland (which features the Emotions, a female group for whom Maurice White had been producing major hits) isn't representative of I Am on the whole. From the hit ballad After the Love Has Gone to the exuberant Let My Feelings Flow, I Am is a rewarding album that has a lot going for it!

    1. In the Stone
    2. Can't Let Go
    3. After the Love Has Gone
    4. Let Your Feelings Show
    5. Boogie Wonderland
    6. Star
    7. Wait
    8. Rock That~
    9. You and I
    Earth, Wind & Fire
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    I Am

    Nas' I AM was his third studio album release and proved his reputation of one hip-hop's leading rappers. His strong lyrics are heard on tracks like Small World and Favor for a Favor featuring Scarface of the Ghetto Boys. The original material of the album was leaked onto the internet and this forced him to record completely new material.


    The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and was certified Double Platinum in the USA. In the US Nas' had chart success with tracks Nas Is Like, Hate Me Now and You Won't See Me Tonight featuring Aaliyah. The production on this album is solid and stands up, even to this day.

    LP 1
    1. N.Y. State Of Mind, Pt. II
    2. Hate Me Now
    3. Small World
    4. Favor For A Favor (Feat. Scarface)
    5. We Will Survive
    6. Ghetto Prisoners
    7. You Won't See Me Tonight (Feat. Aaliyah)
    8. I Want To Talk To You


    LP 2
    1 Natures Shine
    2. Dr. Knockboot
    3. Life Is What You Make It (Feat. Dmx)

    4. Big Things
    5. Nas Is Like
    6. K-i-ss-i-n-g
    7. Money Is My Bitch
    8. Undying Love

    Nas
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    Where Am I Going?

    Import


    Where Am I Going? is the third studio album by Dusty Springfield, originally released in 1967.


    Where Am I Going? is a phenomenal album by Dusty Springfield, and though it doesn't have any American chart hits made famous by the icon, it would have been a blessing had every single performance here conquered the Top 40. The LP cover is great -- a black-and-white photo of a smiling Springfield with wide-brimmed hat, mini skirt, and a comic book quotation in psychedelic off-pink and orange asking Where Am I Going? The music inside, with strings and orchestration, is a relentless delight.


    - Joe Viglione (All Music Guide)

    1. Bring Him Back
    2. Don't Let Me Lose This Dream
    3. I Can't Wait Until I See My Baby's Face
    4. Take Me For A Little While
    5. Chained To A Memory
    6. Sunny
    7. (They Long To Be) Close To You
    8. Welcome Home
    9. Come Back To Me
    10. If You Go Away
    11. Broken Blossoms
    12. Where Am I Going?
    Dusty Springfield
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    Just As I Am

    Just As I Am is the 1971 debut of soul legend, Bill Withers. Produced by Booker T. Jones, and featuring backing from L.A. stalwarts Jim Keltner, Chris Ethridge, and Stephen Stills, Just As I Am features the outright, stone cold, classic "Ain't No Sunshine" along with other, lesser known, but equally powerful tracks such as "Grandma's Hands" and "Better Off Dead". A very, very, heavy and powerful debut from one of soul music's greatest songwriters; reissued here on 180 gram vinyl in a deluxe tip-on jacket.
    1. Harlem
    2. Ain't No Sunshine

    3. Grandma's Hands
    4. Sweet Wanomi
    5. Everybody's Talkin'
    6. Do It Good
    7. Hope She'll Be Happier
    8. Let It Be
    9. I'm Her Daddy
    10. In My Heart
    11. Moanin' And Groanin'
    12. Better Off Dead
    Bill Withers
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  • I Am The Cosmos I Am The Cosmos Quick View

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    I Am The Cosmos

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    I Am the Cosmos is an enduring testament to the brilliance of Chris Bell; lyrically poignant and melodically stunning, this lone solo album is proof positive of his underappreciated pop mastery. While cuts like Get Away, I Got Kinda Lost, and Fight at the Table recall the glowing, energetic power pop of Bell's earlier work, the majority of the songs on I Am the Cosmos are more reflective and deeply personal; the title track is a harrowingly schizophrenic tale of romantic despair, while other cuts like the lurching Better Save Yourself and the lovely Look Up are infused with a spiritual power largely missing from his Big Star material.

    The album's highlight, You and Your Sister -- which features backing vocals from none other than Bell's Big Star mate Alex Chilton -- is simply one of the great unknown love songs in the pop canon, a luminous and fragile ballad almost otherworldly in its beauty.

    Jason Ankeny (All Music Guide)

    1. I Am The Cosmos
    2. Better Save Yourself
    3. Speed Of Sound
    4. Get Away
    5. Make A Scene
    6. Look Up
    7. I Kinda Got Lost
    8. There Was A Light
    9. Fight At The Table
    10. I Don't Know
    11. Though I Know She Lies
    12. You And Your Sister
    Chris Bell
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    I Am Gemini

    I Am Gemini is the surreal and powerful musical tale of Cassius and Pollock, twin brothers separated at birth. One good and one evil, their unexpected reunion in a house that is not a home ignites a classic struggle for the soul, played out with a cast of supporting characters that includes a chorus of angels and devils, and twin sisters conjoined at the head.


    Recorded in the Summer/Fall of 2011 at Omaha, NEs ARC Studios and mixed at Red Room in Seattle, WA with producer Matt Bayles (Mastodon, Minus The Bear, Isis), I Am Gemini marks the first time front man Tim Kasher, holding the completed story already in mind, wrote album lyrics in a linear fashion, in order, from start to finish. The result is thirteen singularly cohesive song chapters that blend effortlessly into one unique narrative. The moody and playfully sinister I Am Gemini is Cursives musically heaviest in years, with alternately muscular and angular guitars, pounding drums and driving bass.


    From the eerie introductory sounds of epic barnstormer This House Alive and the irresistibly catchy, insistent The Sun and Moon, to the searing Double Dead and the split personality prog-pop of Twin Dragon/Hello Skeleton, to the roaring, mournful closing track Eulogy for No Name, the album is a dynamic, mind-bending, and imaginative ride.


    Cursive is the longtime trio of Tim Kasher (vocals, guitar), Matt Maginn (bass), and Ted Stevens (guitar, vocals), with Patrick Newbery (keys) and Cully Symington (drums). I Am Gemini, the bands seventh LP, is the follow-up to 2009s critically praised Mama, Im Swollen.

    1. This House Alive
    2. Warmer Warmer
    3. The Sun and Moon
    4. Drunken Birds
    5. Lullaby for No Name
    6. Double Dead
    7. Gemini
    8. Twin Dragon/Hello Skeleton
    9. Wowowow
    10. This House a Lie
    11. The Cat and Mouse
    12. A Birthday Bash
    13. Eulogy for No Name
    Cursive
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    Who Am Eye

    Clarity is coming. Once rumoured to be a guise of the elusive Jai Paul, producer Clarence Clarity re-emerges from the shadows with 'Who Am Eye' EP, a full year after he announced that he'd finished recording it. Patience is a virtue, though, and lead track 'Those Who Can't, Cheat' is a marvel - a skewed pop oddity full of Prince-style hooks and the occasional Bhangra breakdown. Up until now Clarence Clarity was an anonymous artist from London who sounds like Michael Jackson in a psychotic state. This is the way that Jackson's zombie character in 'Thriller' would have sounded like if he had his own career.
    1. Those Who Can't, Cheat
    2. Golden Gate
    3. Off My Grid

    4. Exaltations
    Clarence Clarity
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    I Am Very Far

    The goal was to push my brain to places it didnt want to go. The idea was to not have any idea, to keep myself confused about what I was doing, frontman Will Sheff says about Okkervil Rivers newest album. The resulting record, I Am Very Far, is a startling break from anything this band has done before. By turns terrifying and joyous, violent and serene, grotesque and romantic, its a celebration of forces beyond our control.


    On I AmVery Far, Sheff emerges not only as a songwriter of the highest caliber, but a producer and arranger of singular vision. Abandoning the tidy conceptual arcs of Okkervil Rivers previous albums, I Am Very Far is a monolithic, darkly ambiguous work, one that doesnt readily offer up its secrets.


    Work on I Am Very Far started in early 2009, after a year spent on the music of others. Sheff contributed vocals to The New Pornographers album Together, wrote a song for Norah Jones The Fall, and helmed the Roky Erickson record True Love Cast Out All Evil, for which his album notes received a Grammy nomination. Immediately upon wrapping up work and leaving Ericksons company, Sheff drove to his home state of New Hampshire for lengthy isolated writing sessions. I wanted to go back home and re-start writing again, like Id never written a song previously, he says, and I wanted the music and lyrics to be both completely wedded together and a little bit beyond my control.


    Sheff emerged from the writing process with 30 or so songs, which he narrowed down to 18. In contrast to Okkervil Rivers usual practice of holing up in one studio for months on end, he opted for a series of short, high-intensity sessions, each in a different location, each employing completely different methods than the one before it. For songs like Rider and Wake and Be Fine, Sheff gathered together a massive version of Okkervil River; two drummers, two pianists, two bassists, and seven guitarists, all playing live in one room, and led them on a week of live-in-the-studio marathon sessions, performing a single song obsessively over and over for as many as 12 hours to capture just the right take. Finishing the record from home, Sheff constantly edited and reworked the album, reinventing the song structures, re-recording vocals, re-writing until the very last minute, reshaping even the tiniest of details, ultimately creating an album that plays not only as a lush, seamless epic, but also as the most deeply personal effort of his career.


    What can listeners expect? Richer and weirder than The Stage Names and deeper and moodier than even Black Sheep Boy, I Am Very Far is dense, fragmented, opaque. A reverie of uncertainty, it feels at once disorienting and oddly familiar, threatening and friendly. Okkervil River have thrown away all maps and compasses but they continue to chart their way, unblinking, toward destinations unknown.

    1. The Valley

    2. Piratess
    3. Rider
    4. Lay of the Last Survivor
    5. White Shadow Waltz
    6. We Need a Myth
    7. Hanging from a Hit
    8. Show Yourself
    9. Your Past Life as a Blast
    10. Wake and Be Fine
    11. The Rise

    Okkervil River
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    What Am I Doing


    Debut Album From This Brooklyn Band


    Album Produced By Annabel Alpers Of Bachelorette (Drag City)


    Mixed By Adam Cooke (Beach House / Double Dagger)


    Lushes are a band born of tensions - between art and math,
    order and chaos, planning and chance. You can hear it in their
    songs - taut, twitching art-punk that balance anxiety and elation,
    often within the space of a few bars. Album opener Harsh glides
    along slowly, feeling like a moody and measured art-rock
    meditation until you zero in on the words in the chorus: Harsh on
    my ears, that's the way I like it. This is push-pull music, songs
    that temper the jagged fitfulness of groups like June of 44 and
    Slint with the soft-focus sweetness and open-ended song
    structures of The Sea & Cake and The Notwist.


    That moods so diametrically opposed can peacefully coexist is
    part of Lushes mystery and allure. That duality extends to the
    group's background. James Ardery and Joel Myers were living in
    worlds far removed from music, both working day jobs that
    neither of them enjoyed. Their personalities were different -
    James was outspoken and gregarious, Joel introverted and
    reserved. Their musical backgrounds were different: James grew
    up pillaging his father's record collection, getting turned on to
    Nirvana and Wu-Tang Clan by his older brother and attending
    hardcore shows by pioneering bands like Fugazi at 12 years old.
    Joel was formally trained, loving classical music but almost
    completely oblivious to rock and pop. The fusion of their disparate
    influences is what animates Lushes - the anarchy of punk and
    hardcore colliding with the precision of jazz to create music that is
    marvelously ordered while still feeling seconds away from
    detonation. That tension pulses throughout What Am I Doing, the
    group's warring influences making for music that feels brittle and
    vital.

    1. Harsh
    2. One Right Word
    3. Traffic
    4. Warm Contagion
    5. Dead Girls
    6. Feastin
    7. Garden
    Lushes
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  • Here I Am Here I Am Quick View

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    Here I Am

    Marquise Knox is a once-in-a-generation type of talent. And, man, are traditional blues lovers lucky he's decided to pursue straight-up real blues. Marquise has the voice, the songwriting talent, the guitar chops, the showmanship and the determination to very likely be a success in any number of styles of music. But for Marquise, it's nothing but the blues. Not the guitar hero, pyrotechnic licks blues. Not the gimmicky, tired, Sweet Home Chicago meets Mustang Sally predictable blues. No, Marquise almost seems to be literally channeling the certain-something energies and nuances of a Howlin' Wolf or Muddy Waters or Lightnin' Hopkins. In fact, when you listen to Marquise - 19 years old when he recorded this title - you get the sense that this is what those masters must have sounded like as young men. Marquise's blues are so transparent and bare. It's so easy to feel his music as totally legitimate. That's above all what makes it so appealing. That's what makes Marquise Knox special. He's the whole package. A throwback blues master on the rise. Anybody believe in reincarnation?


    As you'd expect from somebody still so young, Marquise's talents have matured immeasurably since his 2009 APO debut, Man Child, recorded when he was 16. And that was a really good record. On Man Child, Marquise shared the guitar duties with Michael Burks, a fiercely explosive and powerful guitarist. For his new record, Marquise doesn't need the guitar help, and Here I Am doesn't want for even a little power and punch. Marquise's guitar skills have improved tenfold. Seriously. And his voice is, well, three years richer. To say that this record sounds unlike anything any other 19 year old is releasing in 2011 is undisputable. To say that it may be unlike anything anybody is releasing in 2011 might also be true.


    When Man Child hit the market in 2009, blues lovers freaked out partly because of how young Marquise was to be sounding like such an aged veteran. Well, he's still awfully young, but this time around, the focus ought to be entirely on just how incredible a bluesman Marquise Knox is, age aside.

    LP1
    1. Here I Am
    2. You Better Pray
    3. Two Can Play Your Game
    4. Tears Feel Like Rain
    5. Feel Like Goin' Home


    LP2
    6. America's Blues
    7. Coming For Your Loving
    8. Can A Young Man Play The Blues?
    9. Love Me Through The Pain
    10. I Can't Be Statisfied
    11. I'm Bad
    12. Two Trains Running

    Marquise Knox
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    Just As I Am

    In a career laden with highlights and hallmarks in the annals of soul history, 'Just As I Am' is rather overlooked as one of the best soul debuts ever issued. Beautifully remastered, 'Just as I Am' is presented to a new generation of listeners who may have missed out the first time.


    With this remastering comes an intimacy, warmth, and immediacy to the recordings that was only hinted at with previous versions; it's almost as if Withers is in a living room singing to a small group of people, rather than making a record.

    Of course, the instantly recognizable anthem Ain't No Sunshine gets all of the acclaim it so richly deserves, but also in tracks like Harlem, Grandma's Hands and Better Off Dead you can hear the intensity and maturity of Bill's performances.
    Even when he's doing covers, Withers makes them sound as if they are his own compositions.


    Give this classic record a spin, and get ready to be submersed in the Soul of one of the true masters of the genre!

    1. Harlem
    2. Ain't No Sunshine

    3. Grandma's Hands
    4. Sweet Wanomi
    5. Everybody's Talkin'
    6. Do It Good
    7. Hope She'll Be Happier
    8. Let It Be
    9. I'm Her Daddy
    10. In My Heart
    11. Moanin' And Groanin'
    12. Better Off Dead
    Bill Withers
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  • As I Am As I Am Quick View

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    As I Am

    1. As I Am (Intro)
    2. Go Ahead
    3. Superwoman
    4. No One
    5. Like You'll Never See Me Again
    6. Lesson Learned (featuring John Mayer)
    7. Wreckless Love
    8. The Thing About Love
    9. Teenage Love Affair
    10. I Need You
    11. Where Do We Go From Here
    12. Prelude To A Kiss
    13. Tell You Something (Nana's Reprise)
    14. Sure Looks Good To Me
    Alicia Keys
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    I Am The Blues

    Chicago Bluesman Willie Dixon was perhaps best known for his songwriting. He wrote or co-wrote over 500 songs and his songs have been recorded by some of the best-known blues musicians of his era, including Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Buddy Guy.


    Later, his songs were popularized by groups, such as The Rolling Stones, The Doors, Cream, and Led Zeppelin, whose Whole Lotta Love was loosely based don Dixon´s You Need Love. On this 1970 LP, the quintessential blues songwriter performs his own tunes - every one a classic: I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man, The Little Red Rooster, Spoonful and of course Back Door Man to name a few!


    Long overdue, the album was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1986, whereas Willie Dixon was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.

    1. Back Door Man
    2. I Can't Quit You, Baby
    3. The Seventh Son
    4. Spoonful
    5. I Ain't Superstitious
    6. You Shook Me
    7. I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
    8. The Little Red Rooster
    9. The Same Thing
    Willie Dixon
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    I Am The Blues

    Chicago Bluesman Willie Dixon was perhaps best known for his songwriting. He wrote or co-wrote over 500 songs and his songs have been recorded by some of the best-known blues musicians of his era, including Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Buddy Guy.


    Later, his songs were popularized by groups, such as The Rolling Stones, The Doors, Cream, and Led Zeppelin, whose Whole Lotta Love was loosely based don Dixon´s You Need Love. On this 1970 LP, the quintessential blues songwriter performs his own tunes - every one a classic: I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man, The Little Red Rooster, Spoonful and of course Back Door Man to name a few!


    Long overdue, the album was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1986, whereas Willie Dixon was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.

    1. Back Door Man
    2. I Can't Quit You, Baby
    3. The Seventh Son
    4. Spoonful
    5. I Ain't Superstitious
    6. You Shook Me
    7. I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
    8. The Little Red Rooster
    9. The Same Thing
    Willie Dixon
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    I Am All Your Own

    Ilyas' music is in service to dream investigation, at once still and impermanent as an August cloud and then sweeping like a strange breeze through your thoughts. I Am All Your Own will wrap you in serenity but is aware that any second now you may escape. Music of a sweet morning, and unforgettable." - Thurston Moore, London


    Ilyas Ahmeds songs exist in a sublime moment of suspended animation, calmly dwelling in between modes of music making both timeless and contemporary - deeply imbued with stillness and peace. On I Am All Your Own, his first album in three years, Ahmed employs strategies gleaned from experimental and ambient musicians, such as Lawrence English and Fripp & Eno, and applies them to song-based guitar music. Building slowly and purposefully, each individual track adds to the albums overall, scrupulously-forged contour. His most direct work, Ahmed's voice is brought to the fore and unobscured. Like the best work of his friend and collaborator Liz Harris (Grouper), as well as classic touchstones such as the Velvet Undergrounds self-titled third album and David Crosbys "If I Could Only Remember My Name," Ahmed's latest is sentimental and emotive, while remaining hushed and understated. I Am All Your Own is a record for late nights and early mornings, those times spent in solitude and reflection.


    Written and recorded entirely on 12-string and electric guitars, I Am All Your Own was recorded using a 4-track cassette recorder with few overdubs and mixed to ¼ inch tape, exuding intimacy and homespun atmosphere. An impressive balance lies between the lush atmospherics he conjures and the sparse arrangements of the songs themselves. As the LP unfolds, a narrative also begins to take shape: the protagonists begin their day peacefully after a long night, they come to a realization that the events of the previous night will change their life forever, and eventually dissolve into a states of regret and eventually acceptance. The guitar-based tracks are interspersed with two untitled interludes of heavy drone and celestial drift - a reminder of Ahmeds days as a key, and prolific, figure in the international experimental underground of the past decade. However, even these emanate a clarity that is new to Ahmeds work, and which makes I Am All Your Own seem like the opening of a new chapter of his career.


    Born in Pakistan, Ahmed moved to America at a young age and wandered throughout his teenage years, eventually settling in his current home of Portland, OR. The songs on I Am All Your Own were thoroughly tested in front of live audiences in the Pacific Northwest and at the venerable Hopscotch Festival in North Carolina before being laid to tape in Portland, then mixed at Old Standard Sound. Concurrently with writing and recording I Am All Your Own, Ahmed has been working with Jonathan Seilaff and Matt Carlson of Golden Retriever on a new project called Dreamboat. Ahmed will tour extensively behind I Am All Your Own, a rare treat indeed.

    1. City Daze
    2. Come On
    3. All You Say
    4. Untitled 1
    5. The Last Laugh
    6. Untitled 2
    7. I Need To Fix My Body So I Can Light My Mind On Fire Again
    8. Closer Tonight
    Ilyas Ahmed
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    I Am A Bird Now

    This second full-length features contributions from both Antony's peers (Rufus Wainwright, Devendra Banhart) and heroes (Lou Reed, Boy George). Their involvement reflects both their admiration for Antony and his unique place in the contemporary arts community. Reed asked Antony to perform as part of the small ensemble on Reed's American and European tours, and he gave Antony a solo turn on the Velvet Underground classic Candy Says, an homage to another one of Antony's inspirations, Andy Warhol. In fact, the image adorning the cover of this album is Peter Hujar's striking 1974 photo, Candy Darling On Her Deathbed. Like some unsettling ghost relative of Jeff Buckley and Billie Holiday singing for all the fallen, this is tough, honest, uncompromising beauty and the next great voice in music - Mojo. If a great voice is often said to be an instrument, Antony's is a near orchestra, carrying extremes of emotion, great waves of suffering, tragedy, redemption, and joy - Metro. Look for a full US tour this fall.
    1. Hope There's Someone
    2. My Lady Story
    3. For Today I Am A Boy
    4. Man is the Baby
    5. You Are My Sister
    6. What Can I Do?
    7. Fistfull of Love
    8. Spiralling
    9. Free at Last
    10. Bird Girl
    Antony And The Johnsons
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    The Things I Am Not


    One Sided LP With Silkscreened B-Side


    Clear w/ Black & Red Splatter


    Peoria, IL punk band Ghost Key formed in 2011. They self-released their debut album, Winter, which later received a re-release via Rooftop Records. The band is ready to begin the next chapter of their career with No Sleep Records

    1. Dismantle
    2. Big Brother
    3. Judgement
    4. Choir Boy
    Ghost Key
    $12.99
    Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    Just As I Am (Platinum Edition)

    Just As I Am had the third largest debut for 2014 with over 211k units. Contains the 3rd best selling single for 2014 with Bottoms Up, which is certified 2x Platinum.
    LP 1
    1. If You Want A Bad Boy
    2. 17 Again
    3. Bottoms Up
    4. That Was Us
    5. I'm Gone
    6. My Baby's Guns N' Roses
    7. Lights Of My Hometown
    8. One Hell Of An Amen
    9. Small Town Throwdown (featuring Justin Moore and Thomas Rhett)
    10. Let It Ride
    11. My Faith In You
    12. G.R.I.T.S
    13. Read Me My Rights
    14. Grown Ass Man
    15. Bottoms Up (Remix) featuring T.I.
    16. Do What The Night Wants
    17. Stone Cold Sober
    18. Same Old Song
    19. Just As I Am


    LP 2
    1. If You Want A Bad Boy
    2. 17 Again
    3. Bottoms Up
    4. That Was Us
    5. I'm Gone
    6. My Baby's Guns N' Roses
    7. Lights Of My Hometown
    8. One Hell Of An Amen
    9. Small Town Throwdown (featuring Justin Moore and Thomas Rhett)
    10. Let It Ride
    11. My Faith In You
    12. G.R.I.T.S
    13. Read Me My Rights
    14. Grown Ass Man
    15. Bottoms Up (Remix) featuring T.I.
    16. Do What The Night Wants
    17. Stone Cold Sober
    18. Same Old Song
    19. Just As I Am

    Brantley Gilbert
    $24.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
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    I Am Shelby Lynne (Awaiting Repress)


    Remastered And Presented In A Stunning Gatefold Presentation, On 180-Gram Vinyl


    Includes Six Previously Unreleased Bonus Tracks From The Original Sessions

    Celebrating the 15th anniversary of Shelby Lynne's breakthrough album, this deluxe edition of 2000's I Am Shelby Lynne features the remastered, full-length, GRAMMY-award winning album, plus six previously unreleased bonus tracks from the original sessions.


    After years of kicking around the Nashville scene, Shelby Lynne's eponymous sixth studio album thrust the singer-songwriter onto the international stage.
    With introspective lyrics, and melodies that drew from classic R&B, Country, Soul and Alt Rock, I Am Shelby Lynne was a reinvention and a bold
    reintroduction of Lynne. Produced by Bill Bottrell (Sheryl Crow, Michael Jackson, Linda Perry), the album earned Lynne the Best New Artist Award at the
    2000 GRAMMYs (ironically a decade after the release of her debut record).

    1. Your Lies
    2. Leavin'
    3. Life Is Bad
    4. Thought It Would Be Easier
    5. Gotta Get Back
    6. Why Can't You Be?
    7. Lookin' Up
    8. Dreamsome
    9. Where I'm From
    10. Black Light Blue
    Shelby Lynne
    $24.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
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    I Am a Problem: Mind in Pieces

    Having eschewed the "noise" moniker to describe their sound in favor of the self-proclaimed "Trip Metal", Wolf Eyes are at the forefront of a wide-ranging, experimental, impossible-to-categorize world. With over 500 releases since their inception in 1997, the group has been lauded by Thurston Moore, Henry Rollins and countless other stoned basement malcontents.


    With previous full-lengths on labels like Sub Pop and Troubleman, I Am a Problem: Mind in Pieces is their debut release for Third Man Records and signals an ever-so-slight shift with the appearance of guitar and even drums. I Am a Problem is as much a classic Wolf Eyes record as no one would've ever predicted such a pulverizing left-turn at this juncture of their career. This is social audio dissent.

    1. Catching the Rich Train
    2. Twister Nightfall
    3. T.O.D.D.
    4. Asbestos Youth
    5. Enemy Ladder
    6. Cynthia Vortex aka Trip Memory Illness
    Wolf Eyes
    $17.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    I Am Alive In Everything I Touch

    Colored Vinyl


    While it's difficult for any artist to find and gain success, the real struggle comes with
    sustaining it. Silverstein are one of those rare artists that have found a way to stand the
    test of time. Their formula is no secret: they have been going at full speed, nonstop for
    the past 15 years. They've taken no breaks between touring and recording, and have
    consistently produced quality albums and played sold out shows across the world.


    Since their inception, they've played over 1,700 shows and sold over 1 million albums.
    The band's most recent headline tour resulted in 90% sell out business, while playing
    1,000 capacity venues in 40 US major markets. Silverstein will also be appearing on
    the entire 2015 Vans Warped Tour, proving that the band's relevance is still thriving.
    Silverstein's newest album, "I Am Alive In Everything I Touch," is one of the band's
    strongest albums to date. These 12 songs are each uniquely crafted to showcase the
    band's signature mixture of emotional screams and soaring melodies. Every band
    writes one record that truly captures their essence and shows what they are about. It is
    the album immediately recommended when discovering a band's discography. This is
    Silverstein's trademark album.


    "I Am Alive In Everything I Touch" is a timeless album. This is Silverstein at the top of
    their game, and they are proving that after 15 years of continued success, they can
    still bring something new and exciting to the table

    1. Toronto (Abridged)
    2. A Midwestern State Of Emergency
    3. Face Of The Earth
    4. Heaven, Hell And Purgatory
    5. Buried At Sea
    6. Late On 6th
    7. Milestone
    8. The Continual Condition
    9. Desert Nights
    10. In The Dark
    11. Je Me Souviens
    12. Toronto (Unabridged)
    Silverstein
    $18.99
    Colored Vinyl LP + CD - Sealed Buy Now
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    Just As I Am (Speakers Corner)

    Just As I Am - anyone who sets off on a late career can already have earned himself quite a reputation, although in the case of Bill Withers it had had nothing to do with music at this stage. Withers served for many years with the US Navy, had a job as a milkman, and installed toilets in jets for American aeroplane construction companies; all the while he bombarded record companies with self-produced demo tapes which landed in the dustbin. In 1971 came his breakthrough when the successful producer Booker T. Jones hauled him on board and sent him into the recording studio with guitarist Stephen Stills, drummer Al Jackson and bass player Donald 'Duck' Dunn.



    In his debut album Withers demonstrates his universal, mature competence as a singer, composer and performer, which was hardly surpassed in his later recordings. Harlem, an unadorned milieu-funk number about the New York slums, Grandma's Hands, with its obligatory retrospect of his childhood, and the sentimental ballad Ain't No Sunshine with its prayer-wheel-like »I know, I know ...«, repeated over and over again on the offbeat, are the musical credo of a experienced artist in his mid-thirties who at last is given a hearing. There's simply no alternative to this recording by the great songwriter with the small repertoire.



    Musicians:



    • Bill Withers (vocal, guitar)

    • Booker T. Jones (arranger, organ, guitar)

    • Steven Stills (guitar)

    • Donald Duck Dunn, Chris Ethridge (bass)

    • Al Jackson, Jim Keltner (drums)

    • Bobbie Hall Porter (percussion)




    Recording: 1971 at Sunset Sound Recorders by Bill Lazerus and at Wally Heider Recording Studio by Bill Halverson, both Hollywood, Ca.

    Production: Booker T. Jones





    About Speakers Corner



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Speakers Corner all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existant tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasise that Speakers Corner Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle. We have one digital recording in our catalogue (Alan Parsons / Eye In The Sky"), but even in this particular case we used the analogue tapes for cutting.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects - excluding the exception above - and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.



    1. Harlem
    2. Ain't No Sunshine

    3. Grandma's Hands
    4. Sweet Wanomi
    5. Everybody's Talkin'
    6. Do It Good
    7. Hope She'll Be Happier
    8. Let It Be
    9. I'm Her Daddy
    10. In My Heart
    11. Moanin' And Groanin'
    12. Better Off Dead
    Bill Withers
    $34.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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