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  • In Utero: 20th Anniversary Edition (On Sale) In Utero: 20th Anniversary Edition (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    In Utero: 20th Anniversary Edition (On Sale)


    20th Anniversary Edition Features The Original Album Brilliantly Remastered At Abbey Road Studios And Pressed On Two 45 RPM 180 Gram Vinyl LPs


    The 180 Gram 33 1/3 RPM LP Includes Previously Unreleased Recordings And Demos, B-sides And Compilation Tracks And Live Material


    Ranked 439/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    A reactionary statement to the phenomenal commercial success of Nevermind, In Utero remains Nirvanas most noisy, caustic, uncompromised, and aggressive album. Its also the bands best, a brilliant combination of contagious hooks, feedback-drenched squalls, bruised beauty, and biting lyrical wit intended to blindside causal listeners with raw emotion, difficult listening, and painful honesty. Rife with medical imagery and references to disease, sickness, decay, and dismay, In Utero is the distraught sound of personal catharsis and unyielding trauma. More revealingly, the record doubles as a haunting foreshadowing of singer Kurt Cobains suicide that took place just months after its release.


    Unhappy with the high-gloss production and pop-based arrangements on Nevermind, Nirvana set out to make a harsher album that would literally alienate millions. While the trio succeeded in its goal of getting intimate with blistering dissonance and acerbic tones, In Utero resonated with the public, debuting at #1 on the Billboard charts and ultimately selling more than four million copies. Echoing John Lennon, Cobains piercing songwriting spoke to the disaffected masses that shared his anguish and set new standards for ironic depth that still stand. For every unsettling screed (Serve the Servants, Milk It, Radio Friendly Unit Shifter, Tourettes) there are introspective moments of folk-inspired elegance (All Apologies, Pennyroyal Tea, Dumb) that hint at the direction in which Nirvana was headed.


    In Utero is equally legendary for the controversies involving its production. Originally helmed by Steve Albini, an engineer known for capturing live ambience and natural tones, the album was eventually remixed by Scott Litt after the group complained about the vocal sound. While the exact specifics of what party demanded the redo remain blurry, the finished results are staggering, with the added harmonies, better bass definition, and vocal volume boosts achieving an ideal balance that satisfied the bands wishes. Now, you can hear it like never before.


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    LP 1 + 2 (45 RPM)
    1. Serve the Servants

    2. Scentless Apprentice
    3. Heart Shaped Box

    4. Rape Me

    5. Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle

    6. Dumb

    7. Very Ape

    8. Milk It
    9. Pennyroyal Tea

    10. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter

    11. Tourette's
    12. All Apologies


    LP 3 (33 1/3 RPM)
    Remastered B-sides, never-before-heard mixes and bonus tracks from the original album release

    Nirvana
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  • Kurt Cobain About A Son: Original Score Kurt Cobain About A Son: Original Score Quick View

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    Kurt Cobain About A Son: Original Score

    Hand-numbered Double-LP Vinyl pressing of the hauntingly beautiful Steve Fisk (produced Nirvanas Blew EP)/Benjamin Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) original film score to the powerful motion picture Kurt Cobain About A Son. The score has been remixed for stand-alone listening by Fisk, digitally remastered by Steve Turnidge, and mastered for vinyl by Bob Weston. Fans of the film, film scores and ambient music will all find something to love in this release's floating textures and dark atmospheres.


    Strictly-limited pressing! Don't wait to order, since these are likely to go fast! This high-quality Double-LP version will be packaged in a substantial embossed jacket with full-color sleeves and will include a code for a free MP3 download of the album.


    This Original Score release follows Barsuks 2007 release of the acclaimed film soundtrack Kurt Cobain About A Son Music From The Motion Picture. Featuring the music (taken from the film) of Bad Brains, Butthole Surfers, David Bowie, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Arlo Guthrie, Half Japanese, Mark Lanegan, Leadbelly, Melvins, Mudhoney, Iggy Pop, R.E.M., Scratch Acid and The Vaselines, as well as Cobain audio interview excerpts and a previously-unreleased Gibbard cover of the indie-classic Beat Happening tune Indian Summer. Music From The Motion Picture was hailed as A must-have for fans of Nirvana or really anyone interested in getting into the head of a creative visionary (Teen Vogue). Please note: neither the soundtrack CD nor the score LP contains the music of Kurt Cobain or Nirvana.

    1. Overture
    2. A Good Childhood
    3. Scoliosis and Kind Teachers
    4. The First Show
    5. Interlude 1 (Olympia)
    6. Positively Fourth Ave Revisited
    7. Giganticism
    8. The Coldest Winter
    9. Interlude 2 (Seattle)
    10. Overture Reprise
    11. Where Credit Is Due
    12. The Opiate Waltz
    13. Some Days
    14. Chaos and Resolution
    Steve Fisk & Benjamin Gibbard
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    Born To Die

    Lake Placid, NY native Lana Del Rey is a throwback singer/songwriter whose stage name combines that of the late Hollywood actress Lana Turner and the Ford Del Rey. Pop's newest femme fatale calls herself the gangsta Nancy Sinatra and cites Kurt Cobain, Thomas Newman and Bruce Springsteen as musical influences. She released an EP entitled Kill Kill in 2009 under the name Lizzy Grant and also recorded a full-length album on an independent label with producer David Kahne, which was released for a brief time before it was pulled due to lack of label support. Born To Die is her highly anticipated official debut release on Interscope Records featuring the viral firestorm hits Video Games and Blue Jeans. Her much talked about appearance on Saturday Night Live on January 15, 2012 marked the first artist since Natalie Imbruglia in 1998 to perform before the release of her debut album.
    1. Born To Die
    2. Off To The Races
    3. Blue Jeans
    4. Video Games
    5. Diet Mountain Dew
    6. National Anthem
    7. Dark Paradise
    8. Radio
    9. Carmen
    10. Million Dollar Man
    11. Summertime Sadness
    12. This Is What Makes Us Girls
    Lana Del Rey
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  • And I Love Her / Sappy (Early Demo) And I Love Her / Sappy (Early Demo) Quick View

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    And I Love Her / Sappy (Early Demo)

    Single From Cobain's anticipated soundtrack to the documentary Montage Of Heck!


    This Limited Edition 7" Single Includes Two Of The Previously Unreleased Selections From The Kurt Cobain Archive That
    Are Included On The Full Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck: The Home Recordings Album


    The HBO documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck is already drawing rave reviews on the film festival circuit, including sold-out showings at both Sundance and the True/False fests before its television premiere on May 4th. However, anticipation for the film's soundtrack is about to hit fever pitch as director Brett Morgen revealed that the accompanying album will feature a mind-blowing 12-minute acoustic Cobain unheard track, the filmmaker tweeted.


    Rolling Stone talked to Morgen at the Sundance Film Festival, and the filmmaker revealed that the documentary's score is all unreleased Cobain music. They don't have titles. Before people saw the movie, there were these weird press releases focusing on the unreleased music. And it's like: It's a movie. We're not going to stop it and play a song for four minutes, Morgen said. But nobody in Kurt's life - not his management, wife, bandmates - had ever heard his Beatles thing [a snippet of 'And I Love Her']. I found it on a random tape. It's a Paul [McCartney] song. How's that for shattering the myth?
    --DANIEL KREPS, Rolling Stone Magazine

    1. And I Love Her (Beatles Cover)
    2. Sappy (Early Demo)
    Kurt Cobain
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  • Montage Of Heck Soundtrack (On Sale) Montage Of Heck Soundtrack (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Montage Of Heck Soundtrack (On Sale)

    The HBO documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck is already drawing rave reviews on the film festival circuit, including sold-out showings at both Sundance and the True/False fests before its television premiere on May 4th. However, anticipation for the film's soundtrack is about to hit fever pitch as director Brett Morgen revealed that the accompanying album will feature a mind-blowing 12-minute acoustic Cobain unheard track, the filmmaker tweeted.


    Rolling Stone talked to Morgen at the Sundance Film Festival, and the filmmaker revealed that the documentary's score is all unreleased Cobain music. They don't have titles. Before people saw the movie, there were these weird press releases focusing on the unreleased music. And it's like: It's a movie. We're not going to stop it and play a song for four minutes, Morgen said. But nobody in Kurt's life - not his management, wife, bandmates - had ever heard his Beatles thing [a snippet of 'And I Love Her']. I found it on a random tape. It's a Paul [McCartney] song. How's that for shattering the myth?
    --DANIEL KREPS, Rolling Stone Magazine


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    LP1
    1. The Yodel Song
    2. Been A Son (Early Demo)

    3. What More Can I Say

    4. 1988 Capitol Lake Jam Commercial

    5. The Happy Guitar

    6. Montage of Kurt

    7. Beans

    8. Burn The Rain

    9. Clean Up Before She Comes (Early Demo)

    10. Reverb Experiment

    11. Montage of Kurt II

    12. Rehash
    13. You Can't Change Me / Burn My Britches / Something In The Way (Early Demo)
    14. Scoff (Early Demo)

    15. Aberdeen

    16. Bright Smile

    17. Underground Celebritism


    LP2
    1. Retreat
    2. Desire

    3. And I Love Her

    4. Sea Monkeys

    5. Sappy (Early Demo)

    6. Letters to Frances

    7. Scream
    8. Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle (Demo)

    9. Kurt Ambiance
    10. She Only Lies

    11. Kurt Audio Collage

    12. Poison's Gone
    13. Rhesus Monkey

    14. Do Re Mi (Medley)

    Kurt Cobain
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  • The Winding Sheet (On Sale) The Winding Sheet (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    The Winding Sheet (On Sale)

    The Winding Sheet is Mark Lanegan's 1990 solo debut. It showcases his adept skills as a lyricist and his deep, soulful voice. Highlights include "Mockingbirds," "Ugly Sunday" and the haunting "Wild Flowers." The late Kurt Cobain lends vocals to "Down in the Dark," and for the folk classic "Where Did You Sleep Last Night" Cobain contributes guitar and vocals and Krist Novoselic plays bass. Nirvana would later also cover "Where Did You Sleep Last Night" on their Unplugged album. The album was produced by Jack Endino, Lanegan, and Johnson. With extra track "I Love You Little Girl."
    1. Mockingbirds
    2. Museum
    3. Undertow
    4. Ugly Sunday
    5. Down in the Dark
    6. Wild Flowers
    7. Eyes of a Childv
    8. The Winding Sheet
    9. Woe
    10. Ten Feet Tall
    11. Where Did You Sleep Last Night
    12. Juarez
    13. I Love You Little Girl
    Mark Lanegan
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  • Odyshape Odyshape Quick View

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    Odyshape

    It was the late Kurt Cobain (with some help from labelmates Sonic Youth) who initiated Geffen's reissue of the Raincoats' catalog. And listening to Odyshape, it's easy to see why Cobain loved them so. There's an emotional directness about these songs that hooks you from the start. Mostly you hear about emotions and situations, sometimes indirectly, almost as if you are eavesdropping on a conversation. Then it hits you: it's almost like you're talking to old friends. That's the way the Raincoats' music works: it's deceptively simple, but extremely complicated. Also, as on this record, it makes demands of the listener. But songs like Red Shoes and Dancing in My Head say this far more eloquently.
    shouting out loud
    family treet
    only loved at night
    dancing in my head
    odyshape
    and then its ok
    baby song
    red shoes
    go away
    The Raincoats
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  • Nirvana - Greatest Hits Nirvana - Greatest Hits Quick View

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    Nirvana - Greatest Hits

    First Time On Vinyl In The U.S.


    Includes ''You Know You're Right


    Nirvana is a best-of compilation album by the American grunge band Nirvana. Nirvana was the third Nirvana album to be released following the death of singer/ guitarist Kurt Cobain in April 1994, and the first to feature studio material. The first track on the album is You Know You're Right. The only song to appear from Nirvana's 1989 debut album Bleach is About a Girl.

    1. You Know You're Right
    2. About A Girl
    3. Been A Son
    4. Sliver
    5. Smells Like Teen Spirit
    6. Come As You Are
    7. Lithium
    8. In Bloom
    9. Heart-Shaped Box
    10. Pennyroyal Tea
    11. Rape Me
    12. Dumb
    13. All Apologies
    14. The Man Who Sold The World
    Nirvana
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  • Live & Loud - Seattle, WA, December 13th, 1993 (Picture Disc) Live & Loud - Seattle, WA, December 13th, 1993 (Picture Disc) Quick View

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    Live & Loud - Seattle, WA, December 13th, 1993 (Picture Disc)

    Limited Edition 140 Gram Picture Disc


    Live In Seattle On December 13th, 1993


    For the first time ever Nirvana's landmark show at their home town of Seattle on the 13th of December, 1993 (Less than a year before frontman Kurt Cobain tragically took his own life), is now available as Limited Edition picture disc. Featuring fan favourites such as Rape Me, Lithium, Heart Shaped Box plus many more!

    1. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter
    2. Drain You
    3. Breed
    4. Serve The Servants
    5. Rape Me

    6. Heart Shaped Box
    7. Penny Royal Tea

    8. Scentless Apprentice

    9. Lithium

    10. Endless Nameless
    Nirvana
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    Celebrity Skin

    The 4th album of Hole was a huge commercial achievement, successfully bridging the gap between Grunge and guitar Pop. The band revolving around Kurt Cobain's widow Courtney Love carved a niche for themselves as the seminal female fronted Grunge group. Established in 1991, the band functioned as a cathartic outlet for enfant terrible Love, which makes their work incredibly compelling. Their 1998 album Celebrity Skin revealed a polished, energetic sound. Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins co-wrote 5 songs on this superb album, among which the title track and "Malibu", both of which were released as singles.
    1. Celebrity Skin
    2. Boys On The Radio
    3. Hit So Hard
    4. Malibu
    5. Reasons To Be Beautiful
    6. Dying
    7. Awful
    8. Use Once & Destroy
    9. Northern Star
    10. Heaven Tonight
    11. Playing Your Song
    12. Petals
    Hole
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    Overjoyed

    Announcing Overjoyed, the first album in 13 years from legendary punk band Half Japanese. One of the most influential bands of all time, Jad Fair and Half Japanese spearheaded the DIY and Lo-Fi movements, influencing countless bands such as Sonic Youth, Neutral Milk Hotel, Daniel Johnston, and perhaps most notably, Kurt Cobain (who ranked Half Japanese amongst his top 50 favorites, had them open the In Utero tour, and was wearing their t-shirt when he died). Without exaggeration, Half Japanese is one of the most important bands in the history of music. Overjoyed was recorded and produced by John Dieterich of Deerhoof, and ranks amongst the best albums of the band's catalog.
    1. In Its Pull
    2. Meant To Be That Way
    3. Brave Enough
    4. Do It Nation
    5. The Time Is Now
    6. Our Love
    7. Shining Star
    8. Each Other's Arms
    9. Overjoyed And Thankful
    10. We Are Sure
    11. As Good Can Be
    12. Tiger Eyes
    Half Japanese
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  • Nirvana - Greatest Hits (45RPM) Nirvana - Greatest Hits (45RPM) Quick View

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    Nirvana - Greatest Hits (45RPM)

    45 RPM 200 Gram Vinyl Double Album


    First Time On Vinyl In The U.S.


    Includes ''You Know You're Right


    Nirvana is a best-of compilation album by the American grunge band Nirvana. Nirvana was the third Nirvana album to be released following the death of singer/ guitarist Kurt Cobain in April 1994, and the first to feature studio material. The first track on the album is You Know You're Right. The only song to appear from Nirvana's 1989 debut album Bleach is About a Girl.

    1. You Know You're Right
    2. About A Girl
    3. Been A Son
    4. Sliver
    5. Smells Like Teen Spirit
    6. Come As You Are
    7. Lithium
    8. In Bloom
    9. Heart-Shaped Box
    10. Pennyroyal Tea
    11. Rape Me
    12. Dumb
    13. All Apologies
    14. The Man Who Sold The World
    Nirvana
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  • The Nirvana Broadcast Collection (Box Set) The Nirvana Broadcast Collection (Box Set) Quick View

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    The Nirvana Broadcast Collection (Box Set)

    Limited Edition 140 Gram Clear Vinyl Box Set


    This deluxe box set release comprises three picture disc LP's featuring some of Nirvana's rarest live broadcast performances. All the fun of the fair recorded live at the Pat O' Brian Pavilion, Del Mar Fairground, CA, 28th December 1991. Down under on a Saturday night Recorded at The Palace, Melbourne, Australia, 2nd February 1992, & SNL 1993 + 1994. And finally Live & Loud recorded in the band's hometown in Seattle, WA, 13th December 1993 shortly before Kurt Cobain's untimely and tragic death.

    LP 1: Live Broadcast At Pat O' Brien Pavilion - Del Mar Fairground, CA - December 28th, 1991
    1. Intro
    2. Drain You
    3. Aneurysm
    4. School
    5. Floyd The Barber
    6. Smells Like Teen Spirit
    7. About A Girl
    8. Breed
    9. Come As You Are
    10. Lithium
    11. Territorial Pissings


    LP 2: The Palace, Melbourne, Australia - February 2nd, 1992 & Saturday Night Live - 1992 + 1993
    1. About A Girl (Live At The Palace, Melbourne, 02.02.1992)
    2. Come As You Are (Live At The Palace, Melbourne, 02.02.1992)
    3. Breed (Live At The Palace, Melbourne, 02.02.1992)
    4. Polly (Live At The Palace, Melbourne, 02.02.1992)
    5. Lounge Act (Live At The Palace, Melbourne, 02.02.1992)
    6. Love Buzz (Live At The Palace, Melbourne, 02.02.1992)
    7. Lithium (Live At The Palace, Melbourne, 02.02.1992)
    8. Smells Like Teen Spirit (Live On Saturday Night Live, 11.01.1992)
    9. Territorial Pissings (Live On Saturday Night Live, 11.01.1992)
    10. Rape Me (Live On Saturday Night Live, 25.09.1993)
    11. Heart Shaped Box (Live On Saturday Night Live, 25.09.1993)


    LP 3: Live In Seattle, WA - December 13th, 1993
    1. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter
    2. Drain You
    3. Breed
    4. Serve The Servants
    5. Rape Me

    6. Heart Shaped Box
    7. Penny Royal Tea

    8. Scentless Apprentice

    9. Lithium

    10. Endless Nameless

    Nirvana
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  • Houdini Houdini Quick View

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    Houdini


    First Time On Vinyl Since 1993


    Mastered Directly From Original Analog Tapes


    Six Tracks Produced By Kurt Cobain


    Cover Art By Legendary Artist Frank Kozik


    Includes The Vinyl-only Bonus Track ''Rocket Reducer No. 62 (Rama Lama Fa Fa Fa)'' Originally By The MC5


    Signed to Atlantic Records in the hubbub after Nirvana's Nevermind exploded, the Melvins' fifth album Houdini was a conscious attempt by the band to make a record that wouldn't alienate their fans but that the band members themselves would also enjoy. Their best-selling release by a country-mile, this album crested at number 29 on on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. Houdini would be most folks introduction to the band and songs like ''Honeybucket'' received MTV airplay.


    LP Packaging: Single pocket gatefold sleeves, direct to board

    Manufacturer: United Record Pressing

    1. Hooch
    2. Night Goat
    3. Lizzy
    4. Going Blind
    5. Honey Bucket
    6. Hag Me
    7. Set Me Straight
    8. Sky Pup
    9. Joan of Arc
    10. Teet
    11. Copache
    12. Pearl Bomb
    12. Rocket Reducer No. 62 (Rama Lama Fa Fa Fa)
    Melvins
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    MTV Unplugged In New York

    Ranked 311/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Recorded in November 1993, less than six months before singer Kurt Cobain killed himself, Nirvanas MTV Unplugged is a watershed document that presents a band at the peak of its powers. Unlike any other unplugged affair, the diverse album is not a simple stripped-down regurgitation of greatest hits or a cash-it-in set of nostalgic favorites. Rather, the live effort is among the most emotionally naked spectacles ever released an album so starkly intense and profoundly personal, its impossible not to get chills down the spine.


    Made primarily with acoustic instrumentsGrohl even trades sticks for brushes, Krist Novoselic picks up an accordion, and cellist Lori Goldston prominently figures in the arrangementsUnplugged in New York reveals Nirvanas folksier side and clear ambition to move beyond abrasive rock. The setlist is as surprising as the stylistic makeover. Save for renditions of All Apologies and Come As You Are, the adventurous material includes brooding covers of the Meat Puppets' Lake of Fire, Plateau, and Oh Me as well as harrowing versions of David Bowies The Man Who Sold the World, and the Vaselines Jesus Dont Want Me for a Sunbeam.


    And then there's the heart-shattering climax. Intensely private and disturbingly primal, Nirvana's rendition of the Leadbelly standard Where Did You Sleep Last Night takes its place among the most cathartic songs ever committed to record. Its the musical equivalent of the insides of Cobain's soul being ripped out and put out display for all to see.


    Hurry! Do not pass up this chance to own the Nirvana swan song that Rolling Stone named one of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time!

    1. About A Girl
    2. Come As You Are
    3. Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam
    4. The Man Who Sold The World
    5. Pennyroyal Tea
    6. Dumb
    7. Polly
    8. On A Plain
    9. Something In The Way
    10. Plateau
    11. Oh Me
    12. Lake Of Fire
    13. All Apologies
    14. Where Did You Sleep Last Night
    Nirvana
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    Is This Real?

    Remastered From Original Tapes By Greg Sage


    Deluxe, Tip-On Sleeve


    Unquestionably Portland's most well-loved punk group, the Wipers formed in the late 1970s and in 1980 released their debut LP, Is This Real?twelve songs of stabbing, jittery guitar, snapped vocals, and unabashed teen angst. Full of desperation and yearning, the LP has stood as a blueprint for wretched youth for over 25 years. In the early 1990s Is This Real? was given mainstream attention when Nirvana covered two tracks off the record and Cobain announced it was one of the primary influences on his group.


    While it was reissued on compact disc and available as a part of the Wipers Boxed Set (Zeno), this is the first time Is This Real? has been available on vinyl in the U.S. since its initial release. Remastered from original tapes as provided by Greg Sage himself, the LP is pressed on audiophile grade vinyl and housed in a deluxe tip-on sleeve. Complete with a printed insert that replicates the original inner sleeve, the Jackpot Records reissue of Is This Real? is a lavish tribute to one of the greatest recordings of the last 30 years.

    Side 1


    1. Return of the Rat

    2. Mystery
    3. Up Front
    4. Let's Go Let's Go Far Away

    5. Is This Real?

    6. Tragedy
    7. Alien Boy


    Side 2


    1. D-7
    2. Potential Suicide
    3. Don't Know What I am
    4. Window Shop for Love

    5. Wait a Minute

    The Wipers
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  • The Raincoats (Awaiting Repress) The Raincoats (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    The Raincoats (Awaiting Repress)

    We all love our secret bands. Kurt Cobain came across a Raincoats album, and found there a bunch of soul mates whose honest emotions affected him so much that he tracked down founding member Ana da Silva somewhere in Notting Hill, persuaded DGC (Nirvana's record label) to re-issue The Raincoats back catalogue and encouraged the band to re-form. In 1977 da Silva and Gina Birch, inspired by the example of the Pistols and the Clash, of course, but also by the women of the Slits and X-Ray Spex, had responded to punk's DIY call to arms and eventually persuaded the Slit's drummer Palmolive to join their ranks. With the addition of the classically trained violinist Vicky Aspinall, The Raincoats were an all female band who owed nothing to male fantasy outfits like The Runaways, and produced a primeval punk-folk sound on original songs like 'Fairytale in the Supermarket' and 'In Love or deconstructing the Kinks' 'Lola' with cheek, fun and a pinch of salt.
    Side One

    1 No Side To Fall In

    2 Adventures Close To Home

    3 Off Duty Trip

    4 Black And White

    5 Lola

     

    Side Two

    1 The Void

    2 Life On The Line

    3 You're A Million

    4 In Love

    5 No Looking
    The Raincoats
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  • Archive From 1959: The Billy Childish Story Archive From 1959: The Billy Childish Story Quick View

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    Archive From 1959: The Billy Childish Story

    Billy Childish has been releasing records, painting, writing poetry and generally doing his own thing for the past 32 years. He first took to the stage back in October of 1977 with the seminal punk garage band The Pop Rivets. They split after two years and from there he joined The Milkshakes along with fellow Pop Riveter Bruce Brand and local lads Micky Hampshire and Russ Wilkins. After that came Thee Mighty Caesars, Thee Headcoats, The Buff Medways and right up to date with his two current ensembles The Musicians Of The British Empire and The Chatham Singers.


    The 51 track compilation Archive From 1959: The Billy Childish Story takes a look back at the more rock 'n' roll aspects of Billy's musical career which is why there's no spoken word or poetry and many of its tracks have been unavailable for ages. In amongst these more well known bands are tracks he recorded solo and with other artists like The Delmonas, Thee Headcoatees, Singing Loins and Kyra Rubella.


    Over the years Billy has been championed by lots of great bands and musicians including Beck, Mudhoney and Kurt Cobain and more recently by Eddie Vedder and The White Stripes. Even with that praise Billy has been largely ignored by the music press in this country which is really surprising as he has now released over 120 albums.

    1. The Buff Medways - Archive From 1959
    2. Wild Billy Childish And The Musicians Of The British Empire - Thatcher's Children
    3. The Milkshakes - I'm Out Of Control
    4. Thee Headcoats - Punk Rock Is Nicht Tot
    5. The Chatham Singers - Evil Thing
    6. Wild Billy Childish And The Musicians Of The British Empire - He's Making A Tape
    7. Thee Headcoats - Pocahontas Was Her Name
    8. The Pop Rivets - Kray Twins (Demo)
    9. Thee Mighty Caesers - You Make Me Die
    10. The Buff Medways - Troubled Mind
    11. Thee Headcoats - Davy Crockett
    12. The Milkshakes - Love Can Lose
    13. Jack Ketch And The Crowmen - Somebody Else
    14. Thee Headcoats - The Day I Beat My Father Up
    15. Kyra - This Wondrous Day
    16. The Buff Medways - Medway Wheelers
    17. The Buff Medways - I'm Glad I'm Not Like David Wise
    18. Thee Headcaotees - When You Stop Loving Me
    19. Wild Billy Childish And The Musicians Of The British Empire - Christmas 1979
    20. Thee Headcaotees - Hurt Me
    21. Thee Mighty Caesers - Loathsome 'n' Wild
    22. The Chatham Singers - An Image Of You
    23. Thee Headcoats - She's In Disguise
    24. Billy Childish And The Singing Loins - I Don't Like The Man I Am
    25. The Chatham Singers - The Man With The Gallows Eyes
    26. Wild Billy Childish And The Musicians Of The British Empire - Snack Crack
    27. Thee Mighty Caesers - Cowboys Are Square
    28. Thee Headcoats - I'm Hurtin'
    29. The Delmonas - I Feel Like Giving In
    30. Billy Childish - Ballad Of Hollis Brown
    31. Thee Headcoats - Every Little Thing
    32. Thee Headcoats - Headcoat Lane
    33. The Buff Medways - Sally Sensation
    34. Thee Headcoats - (We Hate The Fuckin') NME
    35. Thee Mighty Caesers - Lie Detector
    36. Thee Headcoats - What's Wrong With Me
    37. The Buff Medways - Strood Lights
    38. Billy Childish - Get Out Of Here Pretty Girl
    39. Thee Headcoats - It Ain't Mine
    40. The Milkshakes - For She
    41. Billy Childish - The Bitter Cup
    42. Thee Headcoats - Girl From '62
    43. The Pop Rivets - Fun In The UK
    44. Wild Billy Childish And The Musicians Of The British Empire - Birthday Boy
    45. Thee Headcoats - Fingers In The Sun
    46. Jack Ketch And The Crowmen - Mass Ignorance Culture
    47. Thee Headcoats - We'er Gone
    48. Kyra - Today Is The Night
    49. Thee Headcoats - Rusty Hook
    50. Thee Mighty Caesers - I Was Lead To Believe
    51. Wild Billy Childish And The Musicians Of The British Empire - Joe Strummers Grave
    Billy Childish
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    Bandwagonesque

    Bandwagonesque, the Scottish Teenage Fanclub's sophomore album, was released on two of the most prolific indie labels of the early nineties; Creation in the UK & Geffen in the Unites States.
    And as disparate as those two labels might seem, Teenage Fanclub managed to unite the guitar sludge with the infectious melodies of both the budding Grunge and Britpop movements.

    It's no surprise that the forerunners of both genres - Kurt Cobain and Noel Gallagher - named Teenage Fanclub the best band in the world. (Alright; Noel Gallagher said they were the second best band in the world).


    But despite its massive critical success - Bandwagonesque topped Spin Magazine's end of year list, beating Nevermind, Out Of Time and Loveless - the mainstream didn't follow until a few years later.



    Bandwagonesque is filled with incandescent harmonies, lazy yet immediate songs and a laissez faire irony; its classic guitar pop makes it one of the 1001 albums you have to have heard before you die

    1. The Concept
    2. Satan
    3. December
    4. What You Do To Me
    5. I Don't Know
    6. Star Sign
    7. Metal Baby
    8. Pet Rock
    9. Sidewinder
    10. Alcoholiday
    11. Guiding Star
    12. Is This Music?
    Teenage Fanclub
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    So Long, Astoria (Awaiting Repress)

    With a handful of indie releases and a few hectic years of touring under their belts, this release marks the Ataris big-label bow. And if the concept uniting it is an ode to the power of memory--a conceit attributed to Richard Hell, but one that ironically might as well have originated with the likes of Billy Joel--Kris Roe and company blitz their way through it with kinetic power and hooks to spare. But therein lies the rub: Fans will find this an album rife with positive energy, bright, well-constructed songs, and upbeat deliveries (if sometimes in service of awkward intellectual pretensions like Unopened Letter to the World's parallels between Kurt Cobain and no less than Emily Dickinson); cynics may hear at as further evidence that punk and alternative rock have been co-opted in service of formulas as well-honed--and rigid--as anything the dreaded Corp Rock '80s ever yielded. Still, if play-it-to-the-back-rows, unabashed power-pop is what the Ataris were after here, they've delivered it with nigh perfection, right down to a slick, pumped up cover of Don Henley's classic-rock warhorse The Boys of Summer. --Jerry McCulley
    1. So Long, Astoria
    2. Takeoffs And Landings
    3. In This Diary
    4. My Reply
    5. Unopened Letter To The World
    6. The Saddest Song
    7. Summer '79
    8. The Hero Dies In This One
    9. All You Can Ever Learn Is What You Already Know
    10. The Boys Of Summer
    11. Radio #2
    12. Looking Back On Today
    13. Eight Of Nine
    The Ataris
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    Boomtown Gems (Discontinued) (On Sale)

    Apache is just looking for a good time. With songs like Sugar Glidin' and Russian Roulette, the boys are here to party!


    Signed amidst broken limbs, before Birdman even heard one note, Apache now brings forth their first diamond-- Boomtown Gems. Described as Kiss meets The Ramones meets The New York Dolls, the albums sways and moves to the groove of that '70s glam/punk thing. The songs are rock n' roll club hits with elements of '70s pop, glam, and rock, and feature some serious stadium drums. One after the next, they hit like a White Hammer. Boomtown Gems was recorded and produced at Screaming Viking Studios with Matthew Johnson and Apache, and mixed at New And Improved Recordings with Eli Crews.


    Featuring members of The Cuts, Parchman Farm, Ghenghis Khan, and others, Apache is simply a band of four dudes. One guitar. One bass. One drummer. One singer. The big guy sings falsetto, while the surfer bro behind the kit bangs out beats heavy enough to ride any wave. The guitar player is some sorta reincarnation of Jimi Hendrix meeting Kurt Cobain in a dark club in New York City. And the frontman, leading the charge...he is simply known as Apache.


    Just when it seems that no one can really effectively duplicate the early-'70s glam sound, along comes Apache from San Francisco with a ramrodding, yet slovenly swing that booms and crushes those notions into a fine powder. --Victim of Time


    If the Zeroes had been into The Quick but also quietly listened to a good bit of Alice Cooper, they would have likely sounded like this... --Douchemaster Records

    Boyz Life

    Bullet Train

    Nazi Knife

    The Real Shit

    Russian Roulette

    Crystal Clear

    White Hammer

    Charlie (Hot Shot)

    Sugargliding

    Chelsea Girl

    Ride Apache Ride

    [untitled]

    Apache
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    Derry Legend (Discontinued) (On Sale)

    "An album simmering with background chaos worthy of prime-era Buttholes or Royal Trux. The real surprise is how Derry Legend clears room for pop chops, making it possible to see the Axemen's relation to bands like the Clean and the Gordons. A wonderful testament to the power and limits of form-bloat. Ahoy! - Byron Coley


    Long overdue re-issue of this cracked pop classic and Flying Nun rarity, Derry Legend was one of Kurt Cobain's top NZ platters and a staple of his mix-tapes.


    Once I saw this band play live and thought "Ugh! What is this crap?!" I tried to listen to their truly awful "Three Virgins" album, but just couldn't see (hear?) the point. So the other day when a flatmate bought this "new" album (it appears to have been recorded in 1987, actually), I just shook my head and thought "so some people still buy records just because they like the cover art."


    Then a strange thing happened: by accident I heard the last song first and thought "Hey that's quite good." I played the first side next - better still! - then the whole second side - FAR OUT! Since then I've been playing this over and over and it just cracks me up how good it is.


    The music is like childhood memories of the first time you ever heard rock 'n roll; the first time you ever heard slushy-pop; the first time you ever heard rap (!). Listen to He's Leaving Home and wonder what George Benson LP the band sat around and assimilated; hear "The Wharf With No Name" and wonder why the Beatles never thought of it first; hop on one leg to "That's Finland, Dear" and understand why Acid House was just a nine-day wonder while Chuck Berry's rhythms still cascade like thunder. - Bevandra's Ears

    1. Disc To Disk
    2. You Gave Me The Power Of The Gangbusters
    3. Hey Alice!
    4. Rocks In My Heart
    5. He's Leaving
    6. The Tragic Tale Of The Rock 'N Roll Legend
    7. Ferris Wheel
    8. Human Hot Dogs
    9. The Wharf With No Name
    10. Carmen On Ice
    11. That's Finland, Dear
    12. Mourning Of Youth
    Axemen
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    Get The Knack (Pre-Order) (On Sale)


    One of the Most Instantly Successful and Highest-Selling Debut Albums in History: The Knack's Attitudinal Get the Knack Loaded With Power Pop, Catchy Hooks, Keen Melodies, and My Sharona


    Mastered from the Original Master Tapes, Pressed at RTI, and Strictly Limited to 3000 Numbered Copies: Mobile Fidelity 180g LP of Get the Knack Teems with Abundant Energy


    Most everyone knows The Knack's Get the Knack because of the ubiquitous smash My Sharona, a contagious hit that still plays countless times everyday on radio stations nationwide. But the appeal and significance of the Los Angeles quartet's 1979 debut extend far beyond the career-making single. Loaded with tight power pop, hummable hooks, blunt lyrics, and precision playing, the controversy-igniting Get the Knack resonates with an ageless freshness that's influenced everyone from Kurt Cobain to modern indie artists such as the Mountain Goats.


    Mastered from the original master tapes, pressed at RTI, and strictly limited to 3000 numbered copies, Mobile Fidelity's 180g LP of Get the Knack brings the record's urgent harmonies, keen melodies, bell-clear tones, and snapping percussion out of the shadows and into the limelight. Graced with large-scale frequency extension and ample separation, the Knack's feisty music now teems with added energy, body, and immediacy. Absent the dynamic compression that squelched previous reissues, this numbered limited-edition audiophile analog version blossoms with detail, openness, and brashness. A guilty pleasure to some and new-wave classic to many others, Get the Knack is so attitudinal it spawned one of the industry's most famous backlashes.


    Released by Capitol Records after the Knack courted a dozen other offers, the 12-track set remains one of the most instantaneously successful debuts ever made. Aided by tongue-in-cheek marketing, a sly cover-art reference to the Beatles' Meet the Beatles, and Mack Truck-sized refrains that stick in your head for hours, Get the Knack went gold in days and, to date, has sold more than five million copies. The meteoric rise didn't sit well with detractors committed to ripping apart the band for its perceived arrogance (members refused to sit for interviews) and alleged misogynist stance. Needless to say, the boycotting campaigns fell on deaf ears.


    Holding down the top of the singles chart for six weeks, and the eventual number-one single on the year-end 1979 chart, My Sharona alone cemented the Knack's position in history. Written by lead singer and guitarist Doug Fieger about his lust for the then-underage 17-year-old Sharona Alperin, who ultimately became his fiancÉe, the anthem's suggestive themes carry throughout the record. Straightforward in its sleaziness and sexuality, Get the Knack pulls no punches about teenage frustrations, boy-girl one-upsmanship, sticky sweet romance, and unrequited passions for the opposite sex.


    Teasing, mischievous tracks such as (She's So) Selfish connect with Bo Diddley-inspired riffs and crude, hormonally charged lines that split the difference between manipulation, nastiness, and arousal. The Top 15 hit Good Girls Don't similarly confronts the pent-up carnal desires and libidinous emotions shared by youth of all generations, while That's What the Little Girls Do functions as a sly response. Your Number or Your Name dabbles in related subject matter, with sensitivity and hopefulness added for good measure. It's a perfect mix of agony and ecstasy, fear and confidence.


    Shot-through with yearning, every song bursts forth with undeniable catchiness, firecracker release, and sassy style - an approach Rolling Stone rightly says finds the band [winding] itself tighter than a hot pair of disco jeans, then [doing] its best to hold to that energy until its time to explode.


    This title is not eligible for further discount.

    1. Let Me Out
    2. Your Number or Your Name
    3. Oh Tara
    4. (She's So) Selfish
    5. Maybe Tonight
    6. Good Girls Don't
    7. My Sharona
    8. Heartbeat
    9. Siamese Twins (The Monkey and Me)
    10. Lucinda
    11. That's What the Little Girls Do
    12. Frustrated
    The Knack
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    Melbourne (On Sale)

    It's the original rock n' roll fantasy: to be genius, aloof, deserving. To be instantaneously swept from the wings of obscurity into the arms of acclaim. Well, that's what I've heard at least.


    But who does this really happen to? Most successful musicians will tell you it's not enough to make brilliant music. You've got to work it constantly, clawing and hustling to get people to the next show, to finance the next record. How pedestrian. How droll. Why can't it just happen?


    No, it would seem there are no rock n' roll fairytales anymore. Or are there?


    Ladies and gentlemen, meet Jackson Scott, indie's newest prince charming. At the tender age of 20, Scott is already receiving more attention for his forthcoming debut, Melbourne than many musicians get in a lifetime.


    When an artist blows up this quickly it's hard to hear their music from an unbiased position. Questions unfailingly arise: What's the deal? Is he really that f-in' good? Did Daddy pay the promo man (remember The Strokes)? Is this guy for real?


    So, before we go on, let me just say, this record is good. Like, really good. Like, "I'm kinda freaked out that a kid who's been making music for a year did this by himself on a 4-track" good.


    So, let's ignore the hype for a while.


    First, the strength of Scott's songwriting is undeniable. Yea, there are some instrumentals here... but overall these songs stick with you. They have power, and with most of them clocking in at around the two minute mark, you won't get bored. Lyrically, Scott both flirts with and repudiates the kind of adolescent moodiness associated with the mopey 90's. Conversely, his musings also betray a connection to the well-fed and perpetually distracted iPhone generation.


    Melbourne also offers plenty of rewards in its production. Scott has the hissy, tape, psych-pop thing down. He's experimental where he needs to be and hooky where it counts. These homespun recordings sound like early Ty Segall as produced by The Elephant 6 Recording Co. While Scott acknowledges Segall as an influence, he claims ignorance of the famed recording collective. That said, his misanthropic use of sped-up vocals suggests otherwise.


    Melbourne opens with "Only Eternal", a wash of ambient guitar. This brooding intro slyly transitions into "Evie", with its sludgy, driving rhythm, Twilight Zone guitar hooks, and wavering harmonies. Peppy and short, "Sandy" is a druggy acoustic-pop highlight.


    "That Awful Sound" is the song that gained Scott so much attention in the first place. Nothing if not a solid single, its strummed acoustics, booming rhythm, and pseudo-Chipmunk vocals are impossible to hear without thinking of Elephant 6. It's not surprising that the crew at Pitchfork (no doubt approaching middle age and feeling a little nostalgic) picked this track to be "the song". This kind of thing ruled all hell in 1998. If not the best track on the record, it is at least the most classifiable, and by extension the most marketable.


    "Any Way"... is the high-water mark for Scott's pitch-shifted vocals. It's the kind of song Jackson Scott really sells. It's quick, melody driven, and vaguely flippant. With its toy marimba solo, it also exposes the childlike undercurrent running throughout this record.


    "Together Forever" is one of my favorite songs on Melbourne. If you listen closely you can hear the famous background vocals from "Where is My Mind?" at the beginning. To me this is Jackson Scott playing it straight. His voice sounds like a real person and his noisy guitar swells are just as mind-bending as anything coming out of the current psych-revival.


    "In The Sun" is reminiscent of the late Scott Miller's more stripped-down moments with Game Theory. The song's chorus reminds us of how much an inspiration Kurt Cobain is to Scott.


    Notwithstanding the strength, charisma, and raw talent exhibited on Melbourne, it feels like Jackson Scott has skipped a few levels. Although Cinderella sometimes does well in sports and American Idol, Jackson Scott is going for something much weightier, much deeper. Dare we call it, legitimacy?


    -Jacob Sides

    1. Only Eternal

    2. Evie

    3. Never Ever

    4. Sandy

    5. That Awful Sound

    6. Tomorrow

    7. Wish Upon

    8. Any Way

    9. Together Forever

    10. In the Sun

    11. Doctor Mad

    12. Sweet Nothing
    Scott Jackson
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