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    Endless Summer

    Originally released in 1974, Endless Summer is the Beach Boys' double LP compilation of singles and album tracks of their material from 1963-1966, with all but one cut predating Pet Sounds. Most of the group's best-loved singles are represented and the album soared to number one and spent three years on the charts. Endless Summer helped re-invigorate the Beach Boys career and it introduced the band to a whole new generation.
    1. Surfin' Safari
    2. Surfer Girl
    3. Catch A Wave
    4. The Warmth of the Sun
    5. Surfin' USA
    6. Be True To Your School
    7. Little Deuce Coupe
    8. In My Room
    9. Shut Down
    10. Fun, Fun, Fun
    11. I Get Around
    12. Girls On the Beach
    13. Wendy
    14. Let Him Run Wild
    15. Don't Worry Baby
    16. California Girls
    17.Girl Don't Tell Me
    18. Help Me, Ronda
    19. You're So Good To Me
    20. All Summer Long
    The Beach Boys
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  • Pet Sounds (Stereo) (200 Gram 45 RPM) Pet Sounds (Stereo) (200 Gram 45 RPM) Quick View

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    Pet Sounds (Stereo) (200 Gram 45 RPM)


    Ranked 2/500 On Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time!


    Stereo


    Lacquer Plating By Gary Salstrom


    200-Gram Vinyl Pressed At Quality Record Pressings


    Deluxe Tip-On Gatefold Jacket From Stoughton Printing


    Mastered By Kevin Gray At Cohearant Audio


    Stereo Mix Produced By Mark Linett Under The Supervision Of Brian Wilson


    The ultimate pressing of The Beach Boys' iconic album from Analogue Productions!
    Pet Sounds, the 11th studio album by The Beach Boys, is acclaimed by critics
    and musicians alike as one of the most influential works in the history of popular
    music. Brian Wilson wrote and composed almost all of the songs - mono
    mixes created under Wilson's supervision were how the surf rockin' California
    crew rose to fame, and now Analogue Productions brings them to you with THE
    definitive Pet Sounds reissue on 200-gram vinyl at 45 RPM pressed at Quality
    Record Pressings. You get to choose - either the mono or stereo album version,
    or both!


    The reception for our previously-issued 33 1/3 version drew praise from reviewer
    Michael Fremer of AnalogPlanet.com who wrote: "The instrumental separation
    and front-to-back layering is nothing short of astonishing compared to the pleasing
    mush offered up by other editions." Acclaimed mastering engineer Kevin
    Gray has been able to extract details heretofore uncaptured from the tape with
    Brian Wilson's original mono mix "and present it in a way that is pleasing and
    natural to the ear," wrote Lee Dempsey, for Endless Summer Quarterly.


    Our stereo version was mixed from an assembled digital multi-track master that
    synced the original 4-track master instrumental with the 4 or 8-track vocal overdub
    master. The stereo mix was mixed to 15 ips 1/4" analog tape with SR noise reduction.


    Even better, the 45 RPM versions of this historical musical masterpiece makes your
    cartridge a near-perfect tracker by way of reduction of inner-groove distortion, a
    clear sonic advantage. You get two 200-gram LPs in a beautiful tip-on gatefold
    jacket from Stoughton Printing.


    Pet Sounds is famous for its use of multiple layers of unorthodox instrumentation as
    well as other cutting edge audio techniques for its time. Conventional keyboards
    and guitars were combined with exotic touches of orchestrated strings, bicycle
    bells, buzzing organs, harpsichords, flutes, Theremin, Hawaiian-sounding string instruments,
    Coca-Cola cans, barking dogs, and more. This classic has some of the
    group's most stunning melodies - "Wouldn't It Be Nice," "God Only Knows," "Caroline
    No," and "Sloop John B" (the last of which wasn't originally intended to go on
    the album) are the well-known hits, but equally worthy are "You Still Believe in Me,"
    "Don't Talk," "I Know There's an Answer," and "I Just Wasn't Made for These Times."


    VH-1 named Pet Sounds as the No. 3 album in the Top 100 Albums in Rock 'n'
    Roll History, as judged in a poll of musicians, executives and journalists. It's been
    ranked No. 1 in several music magazines' lists of the greatest albums of all time,
    including NME, The Times and Mojo Magazine. It was ranked No. 2 in Rolling
    Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list.

    LP 1
    1. Wouldn't It Be Nice
    2. You Still Believe Me
    3. That's Not Me
    4. Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)
    5. I'm Waiting For The Day
    6. Let's Go Away For Awhile
    7. Sloop John B


    LP 2
    1. God Only Knows
    2. I Know There's An Answer
    3. Here Today
    4. I Just Wasn't Made For These Times
    5. Pet Sounds
    6. Caroline No

    Beach Boys
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    Summer House

    Summer House is the debut album from Gold Motel, the new project from Greta Morgan (The Hush Sound) and members of This is Me Smiling. The ten tracks herewithin are snapshots of dreaming, transient youth in constant motion, driving down desert highways, watching fireworks from the boardwalk, wandering the city in an endless summer but in the end always searching for the safety of home, friends and love. Beneath tight pop hooks and warm melodies, Gold Motels songs are infused with joyous exuberance as well as sweet melancholy.
    1. We're On The Run
    2. Perfect (In My Mind)
    3. Safe In L.A.
    4. Stealing the Moonlight
    5. Fireworks After Midnight
    6. Don't Send the Searchlights
    7. Make Me Stay
    8. The Cruel One
    9. Who Will I Be Tonight?
    10. Summer House
    Gold Motel
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    Endless (Awaiting Repress)

    Metal Blade Records is pleased to announce the signing of the Chicago, IL four-piece psychedelic rock/doom metal band MOUNT SALEM featuring the talents of Emily Kopplin [vocals & organ] - Cody Davidson [drums] - Mark Hewett [bass] - and Kyle Morrison [guitars]. Metal Blade is preparing to release the band's sold out EP Endless in 2014, which will include two brand-new tracks making the release a full-length.


    "As soon as Will Palmer from our UK office brought Mount Salem to our attention I knew we had to have the band as a part of our family. Their sound is haunting, melodic yet heavy, and makes the listener nod their head as they take in all the grooves the band lays out in their vintage style of rock and doom metal. I'm really looking forward to getting the full-length version of Endless out to the masses as the new tracks I heard were catchy as hell and flow perfectly with the rest of the album." Kelli Malella (A&R) Metal Blade Records.


    "Coming up listening to Metal Blade bands that have influenced mine and countless others' musical taste, it never crossed my mind that I might be a part of such an influence. We are very excited to meet new people, play with some new bands, see new places, and have a good time! We are honored to be a part of Metal Blade, a label that has such a great timeline of music history. We are looking forward to contributing to that history as well. See you out there!" Mark Hewett/ bassist of Mount Salem.


    MOUNT SALEM started writing music together in the summer of 2012 and released their first EP, Endless, in the spring of 2013. The band puts a strong emphasis on tone and feeling in both their songs and live performances alike. Most of the band switched from their normal instruments and picked up new ones for this band and the result was much more natural than they had hoped for.


    Taking influence from the classics like Black Sabbath and Pentagram, they play loud, heavy rock and roll using all vintage gear. Throwing their own twist of dark and mysterious doom into the music, they invite the listener to step into their sinister realm. The imagery in the lyrics will take you on a ride in which you won't know whether to be scared or grab a sword and join the battle. "Endless feels like it's trapped in the nightmarish head-space of a psychic medium on a bad trip" - Mister Growl of MisterGrowl.com


    Mount Salem has toured the Midwest, South, and East coasts. Sharing the stage with bands such as Windhand, Weedeater, Bongripper, LO-Pan, Mothership, and Howl, Mount Salem has fit on a wide variety of heavy shows and brings a live act to counter their music. "This is music that creates images, demands attention, and engages all senses." - Mister Growl of MisterGrowl.com

    1. Good Times
    2. The Tower
    3. Lucid
    4. Full Moon
    5. Mescaline
    6. Mescaline II
    7. Hysteria
    8. The End
    Mount Salem
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    Keepin' The Summer Alive

    Originally released in 1980, this LP includes the gem "Endless Harmony". Now available on 180 gram vinyl.
    1. Keepin' the Summer Alive
    2. Oh Darlin'
    3. Some of Your Love
    4. Livin' with a Heartache
    5. School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes the Bell)
    6. Goin' On
    7. Sunshine
    8. When Girls Get Together
    9. Santa Ana Winds
    10. Endless Harmony
    The Beach Boys
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    409

    Purple play pop music. Messy, dirty, raucous, grit-spitting, tequila-glugging pop music. They do not apologise for this. They have a big streak of it running skunk-like up their backs and through urgent tunes full of indie-punk snarl and piss and vinegar, but driven by grooves deep enough to rival any hop-hop classics. They are wrestling pop away from the world of vocoders, slick dance routines and coquettish airheads and bringing back to where it belongs: to the beach, to the house party, dancing on the table in that bar you need a fake ID to get into. They like to bare flesh and play until they bleed. Good things followed: a huge local following, two managers and endless touring.


    '(409)' is the name of the area code for their East Texas neighbour and the name of Purple's debut album produced by Chris 'Frenchie' Smith (...Trail Of Dead, Jet ). Recorded in El Paso, '(409)' is an album that's borne out of endless jams and no shortage of live shows where Purple offer a combination of the explosive and the celebratory. Instruments are abused and crowds are surfed; their shows are somewhere between the wild, fleshy abandonment of early White Stripes. "We're positive people," shrugs Busby. "We're always looking for the party somewhere. Or maybe we are the party."


    Pop is there in the 60s garage-influenced brilliance of 'Beach Buddy', a song propelled by a dual girl/boy vocal and the same endless summer joie de vivre of Ramones, Black Lips and Weezer . The chorus is an earworm that burrows deep. It's there too in 'Wallflower', a joyously uplifting song that flips the usual script and sees a girl ardently - some might say aggressively - pursuing an admirer through the upended bottles, overflowing ashtrays and tangled limbs of a party: "I'm a girl - you're supposed to be chasing me!" With definite shades of Bikini Kill and No Doubt it's the best femme-punk song we've heard in an aeon. 'Head On The Floor' meanwhile is a proto-grunge song that swings like early Hole and has a whole of soul.


    '(409)' is certainly an album with sand in its shoes and a rocket up its ass. It transports you to a better place. Listening to Purple quickens your pulse. Gives you the sweats. Has you reaching for a cold one. And then another. And then ten more. They make you feel alive. They are good for you.

    1. Wallflower
    2. Double Nickels
    3. Leche Loco
    4. Beach Buddy
    5. Thirteen
    6. Target
    7. Head On The Floor
    8. Liquor
    9. New Born
    10. DMT
    Purple
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    Thru Me Again

    Thru Me Again is the 2nd release from Chilean trio La Hell Gang
    and their rst with Mexican Summer. Hailing from Santiago, which
    plays host to an ever growing psychedelic scene (Holydrug
    Couple, Follakzoid, La Banda, etc), the band create a remote and
    wild brand of rock 'n' roll. The eight tracks across Thru Me Again
    weave seamlessly, channeling heat, light and endless desert
    dunes.  Despite the heavy context, there's a real clarity in the
    production, making the blistering guitar solos and mirage-like
    vocals all the more potent. Tracks like Inside My Fall and Last
    Hit recall bands like The Black Angels and BRMC, but some of
    the more lucid moments (Sweet Dear, So High) feel like a
    grittier Brightblack Morning Light.  The soundtrack for your heat
    swept summer.  
    1. Inside My Fall
    2. Her Way Has Come
    3. Sweet Dear
    4. The Beginning Remains the End
    5. Everywhere I Go
    6. Last Hit
    7. What You Want You Got It
    8. So High
    La Hell Gang
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  • Morning Tide (Discontinued) (On Sale) Morning Tide (Discontinued) (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Morning Tide (Discontinued) (On Sale)

    Birthed under the warm rays of Los Angeles, The Little Ones upbeat offering, Morning Tide features Edward Reyes on vocals and guitar; Brian Reyes on bass; Ian Moreno on guitar; Lee LaDouceur on keyboards; and David Esau on drums. Together they play giddy guitar pop music infused with lashings of wit and effervescence. Morning Tide is a fine collection of songs that take the word æpopÆ in æpop musicÆ literally, bursting with effervescence and joy.


    ôThe Little Ones play a perky brand of blue-skies indie pop that sounds like a retrofitted blast from CaliforniaÆs endless-summer past.ö - Spin


    ôCheery indie-pop with enough tambourine-shake to make Stevie Nicks jealous.ö - Rolling Stone


    ôTop bands to watch in 2008ö - Alternative Press


    ôIf there ever was a textbook on writing foot-tapping, hand-clapping pop songs, these guys should write the introduction.ö - National Public Radio

    1. Morning Tide
    2. Ordinary Song
    3. Boracay
    4. All Your Modern Boxes
    5. Tangerine Visions
    6. GregoryÆs Chant
    7. EverybodyÆs Up To Something
    8. Waltz
    9. Rise & Shine
    10. Like A Spoke On A Wheel
    11. Farm Song
    Little Ones
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  • Pet Sounds (Mono) (200 Gram 45 RPM) Pet Sounds (Mono) (200 Gram 45 RPM) Quick View

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    Pet Sounds (Mono) (200 Gram 45 RPM)


    Ranked 2/500 On Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time!


    Mono


    Lacquer Plating By Gary Salstrom


    200-Gram Vinyl Pressed At Quality Record Pressings


    Deluxe Tip-On Gatefold Jacket From Stoughton Printing


    Mastered By Kevin Gray At Cohearant Audio


    Stereo Mix Produced By Mark Linett Under The Supervision Of Brian Wilson


    The ultimate pressing of The Beach Boys' iconic album from Analogue Productions!
    Pet Sounds, the 11th studio album by The Beach Boys, is acclaimed by critics
    and musicians alike as one of the most influential works in the history of popular
    music. Brian Wilson wrote and composed almost all of the songs - mono
    mixes created under Wilson's supervision were how the surf rockin' California
    crew rose to fame, and now Analogue Productions brings them to you with THE
    definitive Pet Sounds reissue on 200-gram vinyl at 45 RPM pressed at Quality
    Record Pressings. You get to choose - either the mono or stereo album version,
    or both!


    The reception for our previously-issued 33 1/3 version drew praise from reviewer
    Michael Fremer of AnalogPlanet.com who wrote: "The instrumental separation
    and front-to-back layering is nothing short of astonishing compared to the pleasing
    mush offered up by other editions." Acclaimed mastering engineer Kevin
    Gray has been able to extract details heretofore uncaptured from the tape with
    Brian Wilson's original mono mix "and present it in a way that is pleasing and
    natural to the ear," wrote Lee Dempsey, for Endless Summer Quarterly.


    Our stereo version was mixed from an assembled digital multi-track master that
    synced the original 4-track master instrumental with the 4 or 8-track vocal overdub
    master. The stereo mix was mixed to 15 ips 1/4" analog tape with SR noise reduction.


    Even better, the 45 RPM versions of this historical musical masterpiece makes your
    cartridge a near-perfect tracker by way of reduction of inner-groove distortion, a
    clear sonic advantage. You get two 200-gram LPs in a beautiful tip-on gatefold
    jacket from Stoughton Printing.


    Pet Sounds is famous for its use of multiple layers of unorthodox instrumentation as
    well as other cutting edge audio techniques for its time. Conventional keyboards
    and guitars were combined with exotic touches of orchestrated strings, bicycle
    bells, buzzing organs, harpsichords, flutes, Theremin, Hawaiian-sounding string instruments,
    Coca-Cola cans, barking dogs, and more. This classic has some of the
    group's most stunning melodies - "Wouldn't It Be Nice," "God Only Knows," "Caroline
    No," and "Sloop John B" (the last of which wasn't originally intended to go on
    the album) are the well-known hits, but equally worthy are "You Still Believe in Me,"
    "Don't Talk," "I Know There's an Answer," and "I Just Wasn't Made for These Times."


    VH-1 named Pet Sounds as the No. 3 album in the Top 100 Albums in Rock 'n'
    Roll History, as judged in a poll of musicians, executives and journalists. It's been
    ranked No. 1 in several music magazines' lists of the greatest albums of all time,
    including NME, The Times and Mojo Magazine. It was ranked No. 2 in Rolling
    Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list.

    LP 1
    1. Wouldn't It Be Nice
    2. You Still Believe Me
    3. That's Not Me
    4. Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)
    5. I'm Waiting For The Day
    6. Let's Go Away For Awhile
    7. Sloop John B


    LP 2
    1. God Only Knows
    2. I Know There's An Answer
    3. Here Today
    4. I Just Wasn't Made For These Times
    5. Pet Sounds
    6. Caroline No

    Beach Boys
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    Lowtalker EP

    Menace Beach are UK based twosome Ryan Needham (vocals, guitar) and Liza Webster (vocals / guitar / synths) plus a revolving cast of local musicians. Lowtalker is the band's first release for their new label home Memphis Industries following a string of singles, including the Dream Out EP on French label Desire Records and the Drop Outs 7 on the acclaimed Too Pure Singles Club. Written over a summer of endless bleary-eyed bouts of insomnia, the first few Menace Beach tracks captured the zero attention span and spontaneous, weird-out nature of a couple of minds totally zoned-in to a fuzz pedal and a cassette recorder in the dead of night. After several un-treated breakdowns and a subsequent rash decision to relocate to Leeds, Ryan and Liza shacked up with MJ (Hookworms) to re-imagine their crackly 8-track demos. Joining them on the session, were friends Nestor Matthews (Sky Larkin) Matt Spalding, and Robert Lee (Pulled Apart By Horses) who fought their way through Liza's rats nest of cables and home-made synth modules to blast through the songs during another all-nighter, having so much fun in the process that they all decided to stick around. The Menace Beach vortex has amazingly also recently sucked in Paul Draper of Mansun who performed with them on their Marc Riley session for BBC 6 Music. Ryan says of the new EP : "If, lyrically, the first load of songs we did were a document of losing it again, being ill, moving cities, and all that comes with that, then I guess the songs on Lowtalker are about the aftermath of that; getting better, making friends and trying to reconnect mentally and spiritually. I feel like there's a lot of positivity on there". Lowtalker was recorded, produced and mixed with MJ at his Suburban Home studios in Leeds over four pizza, coffee and falafel fuelled days. The result is a kaleidoscopic vision of fuzzed out, psych-y pop exemplified by key tracks Fortune Teller and Where I Come From.
    1. Fortune Teller
    2. Honolulu
    3. Where I Come From
    4. Nervous
    5. Cheerleader
    Menace Beach
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    Dub Egg

    Following up on last year's acclaimed limited-edition LP for Mexican Summer, the Austin-based quartet The Young (guitarist/vocalist Hans Zimmerman, bassist Jason Costanszo, guitarist Kyle Edwards and drummer Ryan Maloney) make their proper debut with a crafted, explosive record best summed up as "classic Matador meets classic rock."


    After a year sharing the stage with Sic Alps, Kurt Vile, Pierced Arrows, Endless Boogie and other masters of modern rock guitar, their meticulous interplay has become both uncanny and unstoppable. Dub Egg is a shimmering, incandescent approach to classic forms that nobody could have imagined from these guys a couple years ago. The album carries echos of Crazy Horse, Television, Quicksilver Messenger Service, the Dream Syndicate as well as the aforementioned.


    Recorded in a woodland cabin, all-analog and self-produced, this exceptionally beautiful sounding rock album, to be released on Matador Records, is the sort of expansive, guitar masterclass (never at the expense of terrific songs, mind you) they've only hinted at previously.

    1. Livin' Free
    2. Don't Hustle For Love
    3. Dance With The Ramblers
    4. Poisoned Hell
    5. Only Way Out
    6. Plunging Rollers
    7. White Cloud
    8. NUMB
    9. The Mirage
    10. Talking To Rose
    The Young
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  • One Kiss Ends It All (On Sale) One Kiss Ends It All (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    One Kiss Ends It All (On Sale)

    In their decade-plus existence, Saturday Looks Good To Me has never taken a typical path: endless line-up changes, shifts in sound from lo-fi 60's pop to experimental noise rock, a twisting discography heavy on one-off singles and bizarre package tours with afrobeat and freakfolk bands.


    In 2012, bandleader and songwriter Fred Thomas returned with a fresh new line-up, including new vocalists Carol Catherine and Amber Fellows, but also with old friends from previous SLGTM incarnations like bassist Scott DeRoche and drummer Ryan Howard showing up for the fun.


    The band's fifth proper album, One Kiss Ends It All, came together following the group's first tour after getting back in action, however the four years since their last full-length weren't spent cultivating this new batch of songs.


    Instead, a spontaneous and breezy vibe flows through the album's 12 selections, drawing on the reference points of 60's pop and early indie rock, all filtered through the band's skewed pop lens.


    Thomas' songs are always bittersweet, but short, uptempo rockers like Invisible Friend and Break In recall the open-hearted running melodicism of New Zealand kiwi-pop while more groove-oriented numbers like Polar Bear or Sunglasses meld electronic elements with the same sharp-edged attitude of the first Strokes album.


    Even former SLGTM lead vocalist Betty Barnes (who now lives in Sweden) sings lead on two tracks: the doo-wop piano lament of Negative Space and the spare indie rock road trip The Ever-present New Times Condition.


    Saturday Looks Good To Me's albums in the early 2000's (All Your Summer Songs, Every Night) predicted the reverb-saturated production and girl-group revisitations that indie rock would embrace several years down the road.


    One Kiss Ends It All expands on those early lo-fi marvels and feels more like a revelation than a continuance.


    With more sophisticated arrangements and melodies more direct and engaging than anything the band has ever done, the album feels like re-telling the details of a dream minutes after waking. Something new colliding with something that shouldn't make sense in a beautifully strange collage. And always more details hidden in the corners.

    1. One Kiss
    2. Invisible Friend
    3. Empty Beach
    4. Negative Space
    5. New City
    6. The Everpresent New Times Condition
    7. Break In
    8. Polar Bear
    9. Are You Kissing Anyone?
    10. Johnny
    11. Sunglasses
    12. Space Children
    Saturday Looks Good To Me
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    Get Back (On Sale)

    It's doubtful that Stephen McBean set out to make The Great Rock 'N' Roll Primer when he started conjuring the
    songs that would come to be Pink Mountaintops' Get Back.


    The record's beginnings were reasonably straightforward: McBean had moved to Los Angeles, taken a long hiatus
    from Black Mountain and an even longer one from Pink Mountaintops when he met producer Joe Cardamone, lead
    singer of Icarus Line at Valley Recording Company in Burbank,CA.The two bonded quickly over Flying Nun bands,
    Television Personalities, Roxy Music, Johnny Thunders, and Born Against. Joe was excited to meet someone he
    actually liked. Stephen was excited to work with someone who said Sing it like you would've sung it when you were
    21. Simple enough,right?


    But ask him to set the scene and you'll hear about a motorcycle shop owned by Michael Barragan, former member
    of Los Angeles noise rock band Plexi. You'll hear about an endless supply of rock 'n' roll video documentation for
    last minute inspiration or de-evolution in the living room.Ask who's on the record and you'll get a constellation of
    greats:J Mascis(DinosaurJr &Witch),Rob Barbato (Darker My Love,The Fall & Cass McCombs), Steve Kille (Dead
    Meadow), Daniel Allaire (Brian Jonestown Massacre, Cass McCombs & Darker My Love), Annie Hardy (Giant
    Drag), Jon Wahl(Clawhammer), and Gregg Foreman (Cat Power & Delta 72).Randal Dunn (Sunn O))),Earth, Sun
    City Girls, Boris) mixed Get Back at Avast! Studios (Bikini Kill, Mudhoney, Christ On A Crutch, Soundgarden) in
    Seattle. Howie Weinburg (Nirvana, Beastie Boys, Danzig, Ramones, Slayer) mastered it in Laurel Canyon.


    Ask about the record itself and McBean will tell you about Alleys, curbs, walls, and cigarette stained gig flyers.An
    island on the Pacific coast. Fake British towns. Slayer posters.The beauty of youth.It's about listening to Driver's Seat
    and 'Guns of Brixton' and hotboxing The Duster. And suddenly it becomes clear: when the aliens do touch down
    and they don't know rock 'n'roll, you can play them Get Back start to finish, and that'll be all they need.


    Get Back comes out swinging with Ambulance City, a head-trip of a song with a chugging, insistent, oddly timeless
    guitar riff sitting front and center.The Second Summer of Love needs almost no explanation; it dives into 80s VHS
    saturation and never comes up for air. Sell Your Soul is a deep sigh and a motorcycle ride, a roll in the grass
    lamenting summertime blues with a little grit and a little harmony. And North Hollywood Microwaves is
    downright obscene. But what better way to start Side B than this? You can listen at hushed volumes so your parents
    don't hear, you can crank it in a dorm room, you can smirk to yourself from the safety of rock 'n'roll's old age.You
    start to wonder- why don't all Side Bs start with a song like this one


    The number of platitudes in music hit critical mass years ago, and among those tropes is that annoying, inescapable
    mantra:rock 'n'roll is undefinable.And yeah,sure, that's true. It's different things to different people. It starts with
    guitars, maybe, and ends with a stage-dive, or spit, or feedback. Rock 'n'roll is drugs, is rebellion, is youth, is sex, is
    cosmic. It's wanting more than you have.Rock 'n'roll is butts and cigarette butts.And Pink Mountaintops might not
    be the best-known band ever to make rock 'n' roll, but in Get Back they just might have written its scripture -- an
    exploration and celebration of what, exactly,rock 'n'roll can be.

    1. Ambulance City
    2. The Second Summer of Love
    3. Through All The Worry
    4. Wheels
    5. Sell Your Soul
    6. North Hollywood Microwaves
    7. Sixteen
    8. New Teenage Mutilation
    9. Shakedown
    10. The Last Dance
    Pink Mountaintops
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    For the past four years, Follow That Bird was one of the most buzzed about bands from their hometown of Austin, Texas. And considering how many bands are packed into that one city, that ain't faint praise. They were picked by Matador Records to be the lead single on the 2010 Austin-only compilation Casual Victim Pile, and snapped up enough accolades to have Bill Callahan have them support him on tour and ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead ask them to be the opening act on their full tour of the Western US last summer.


    After that...everything went a little awry. The band's label folded, taking with it the money promised them to record their debut full-length. But instead of seeing that as a major roadblock, the trio saw it as the perfect chance to forge their own path. With it came a new band name - Mirror Travel - and a chance to further strengthen their belief in the power of the music they were creating together. Or as Tiffanie Lanmon put it, We had to walk into the desert and do things our way.


    The desert Lanmon (drums) is referring to is the one that surrounds Marfa, Texas, where the she, Paul Brinkley (bass/vocals) and Lauren Green (guitar/vocals) decamped for two weeks to record with Gory Smelley (YACHT, Eleanor Friedberger, Grouper) at Marfa Recording Studio. It was just the isolating experience the band needed to bring their album Mexico into the world.


    The results? One of the most warmly engaging records you're likely to hear this year. With Smelley's help, Mirror Travel were able to more fully embrace the dreamy garage pop sound that got them to where they are today.


    Opener Sands may give the impression of a band lost in a shoegazer wilderness, but let the punchy Nuggets-style bassline and reverb-slathered drive of the next track I Want You To Know shove aside all those preconceptions. The rest of Mexico flows by with the same steady gaze and attack, with occasional upticks and dips in tempo and temperature.


    Looked at as a complete package, Mexico is a document of a trio who, as their name change would suggest, are taking themselves more seriously and looking at the road ahead with much more purpose and intent. Like the long drives between tour stops and the seemingly endless desert that helped inspire these songs, you're meant to drink this album in slowly, steadily, and with your eye fixed on the horizon.

    1. Sands
    2. I Want You To Know
    3. Mexico
    4. Parties
    5. Uncharted Waters
    6. Pinholes
    7. In Dreams / For Summer
    8. Wooden Bones
    9. Young Gold
    10. Stoner
    Mirror Travel
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    A Love Of Shared Disasters

    Long Awaited Repress On Brown Colored Vinyl


    With a full baker's dozen's worth of musicians listed, the debut album by the U.K.'s Crippled Black Phoenix is part of the whole post-Broken Social Scene concept of band as endlessly mutating collective, but A Love of Shared Disasters is considerably more mutant than most. The driving force behind the band is Justin Greaves, former drummer for sludgy art-stoner metal acts Iron Monkey and Electric Wizard, but the heaviness sporadically on display here owes more to Mogwai (whose bassist Dominic Aitchison is a key participant) and Godspeed You Black Emperor!, an obvious touchstone for the epic centerpiece Long Cold Summer. Elsewhere, there are twisted fragments of Neutral Milk Hotel's lo-fi emo-psych, traditional British folk-rock in the Steeleye Span mold (complete with harmonium parts straight out of the Shirley & Dolly Collins songbook), tunes reminiscent of old sea shanties warped within an inch of their life (see the opening The Lament of the Nithered Mercenary and the vintage Fairport Convention gone doom metal feel of The Northern Cobbler), and unexpected hits of straight-up Sigur Rós ethereality. It shouldn't make a bit of sense, and it doesn't in any sort of logical way, but there's an underlying vision to A Love of Shared Disasters, a cracked singularity that keeps it from being just a random bunch of acid-fried weird ideas glued together higgledy piggledy.

    - Stewart Mason (All Music)

    LP1
    1. The Lament of the Nithered Mercenary
    2. Really, How'd It Get This Way?
    3. The Whistler
    4. Suppose I Told the Truth
    5. When You're Gone
    6. Long Cold Summer


    LP2
    1. Goodnight, Europe
    2. You Take the Devil Out of Me
    3. The Northern Cobbler
    4. My Enemies I Fear Not But, Protect Me from My Friends
    5. I'm Almost Home
    6. Sharks & Storms/Blizzard of Horned Cats

    Crippled Black Phoenix
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    New Blood (Out of Stock)

    The Other is considered to be Europes most famous horror-punk band, especially after the release of their critically acclaimed third album: The Place To Bleed and gigs at some of the biggest alternative festivals in Europe including Mera Luna, Summer Breeze, Amphi, Endless Summer, Force Attack and Wave Gotik Treffen. Shows with Bela B. (of Germanys punkrock superstars Die Ärzte), The 69 Eyes, The Cult and tours with The Misfits, The Damned, Balzac and Wednesday 13 have added to the success of the horror four-piece. The band has played endlessly all over Europe in the last two years and toured the USA, England and Ireland.



    With their fourth album New Blood and it's crossover-potential between punk, goth and metal, The Other has their sights on becoming the Worlds most famous horror-punk band. The album was produced by Waldemar Sorychta, famous for his work for Moonspell, The Gathering and Lacuna Coil. Double gatefold LP with two bonus tracks

    1. New Blood
    2. Back To The Cemetery
    3. Transylvania
    4. Ghost Ride To Hell
    5. Hier Kommt Die Dunkelheit
    6. The Burial
    7. Castle Rock
    8. The Lovesick Mind
    9. Talk To The Dead
    10. Blood Runs Cold
    11. In Leage With The Devil
    12. Demons Walk The Earth
    13. Howling At The Moon
    14. We All Bleed Red


    Bonus Tracks


    15. Cant Stop The Monster Kids
    16. Violence, Murder, Bloodshed

    The Other
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