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  • You Must Believe In Spring You Must Believe In Spring Quick View

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    You Must Believe In Spring

    You Must Believe In Spring is an album by jazz pianist Bill Evans recorded in August 1977. This well-rounded set features the highly influential pianist Bill Evans in a set of typically sensitive trio performances. With his longtime bassist Eddie Gomez and his drummer of the period, Eliot Zigmund, Evans explores such songs as We Will Meet Again, Jimmy Rowles's classic The Peacocks and the Theme from M*A*S*H. It's a solid example of the great pianist's artistry.


    In Evans' hands, melodies and time signatures are often more whispered, more shadowed, than stated, as in the opening B Minor Waltz (For Ellaine) and the somber, reflective title track, which blossoms, after Gomez' mid-song solo. Evans boasted such a unique, unmistakable touch-emotional and beautiful and even soft, but never sweet. As a rule, Evans could pick up the program from an elementary school chorus festival and play it inventively and beautifully. This set is no exception.

    1. B Minor Waltz (For Ellaine)
    2. You Must Believe In Spring
    3. Gary's Theme
    4. We Will Meet Again (For Harry)
    5. The Peacocks
    6. Sometime Ago
    7. Theme From M*A*S*H
    Bill Evans
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  • Making Ghosts Making Ghosts Quick View

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    Making Ghosts

    You can call Great Peacock a folk band... but don't expect them to make music for campfires or square dances. Raised in the Deep South and headquartered in Nashville, they're a group of red-blooded country boys who aren't afraid of the big city. Case in point: Making Ghosts -- the duo's harmony-heavy, guitar-driven debut album -- whose 11 songs find the middle ground between rootsy, down-home Americana and super-sized arena pop/rock.


    "To us, it's just pop music with organic acoustic instruments," says Andrew Nelson, who shares lead vocals and guitar duties with co-founder Blount Floyd. "The album has some fiddle, some pedal steel and a whole lot of acoustic guitar, which sounds like the traditional setup for a country band. But this isn't a country record. It's not really a folk record, either. It's a pop/record... with folk tendencies."


    Nelson and Floyd first crossed paths in their early 20s, bonding instantly over a shared love of cheap beer and good Southern music. After logging several years together in a loud, Tennessee-based rock band, they split off to form their own project, swapping out the amplified swagger of their previous group for a straightforward sound anchored by acoustic guitars, anthemic melodies and two intertwined voices. Like an old-school harmony duo retuned for a new generation, they started off with a handful of classic influences -- the country croon of George Jones, the working class rock & roll of Bruce Springsteen, the heartland hum of Tom Petty -- and expanded their sound from there, turning Great Peacock into the sort of band that's simultaneously rooted in tradition and headed toward new territory.


    The music on Making Ghosts reflects Great Peacock's ambition. Songs like "Tennessee" are swooning, sweeping tributes to the band's homeland, while "Take Me To The Mountain" pushes the band toward anthemic territory, fueled by super-sized drums and a radio-ready melody. On "Arms," the guys jump between haunting verses and big, Technicolor choruses, capping everything off with a screeching guitar solo. These peacocks know how to strut their stuff.


    What's in a name, by the way? In Great Peacock's case, quite a bit.


    "We initially thought it was just a funny name for a band," Nelson admits, "but through the evolution of everything we've done, we've always been big and colorful. That's why Blount jumps around onstage. That's why I wear a suit jacket embroidered with feathers, which is basically a poor man's nudie suit. We've embraced the image of the big peacock feathers, and we want to entertain you. We look that way, we think that way, and we sound that way, too."

    1. Making Ghosts
    2. Church Bells
    3. Tennessee
    4. Take Me to the Mountain
    5. Go Back
    6. Desert Lark
    7. Gulf Dreams
    8. Broken Hearted Fool
    9. Summer Song
    10. Arms
    11. Higher Ground
    Great Peacock
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  • Still Live Still Live Quick View

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    Still Live

    Musicians:

    Keith Jarrett - piano

    Gary Peacock - bass

    Jack DeJohnette - drums


    Recorded July 1986

    1. My Funny Valentine
    2. Autumn Leaves
    3. When I Fall In Love
    4. The Song Is You
    5. Come Rain Or Come Shine
    6. Late Lament
    7. You And The Night And The Music
    8. Extension
    9. Intro
    10. Someday My Prince Will Come
    11. Billie's Bounce
    12. I Remember Clifford
    Keith Jarrett Trio
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    Yesterdays

    2001 was a vintage year for the Jarrett trio, as three outstanding live albums - "The Out-of-Towners", "Always Let Me Go" and "My Foolish Heart"- have already shown. "Yesterdays", registered at Tokyo's Metropolitan Festival Hall, is a fourth 2001 concert recording, with an all-standards programme and a strong emphasis on bebop, including Charlie Parker's "Scrapple from the Apple", "Shaw'nuff" by Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, and Horace Silver's "Strollin'". There is also an exhilarating splash of ragtime in the shape of "You Took Advantage Of Me", and beautiful ballads including the title track and "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" (both from Jerome Kern's pen). As a bonus: the album concludes with a radiant "Stella by Starlight" captured at a soundcheck: Jarrett, Peacock and DeJohnette playing just for the joy of it...


    Musicians:

    Keith Jarrett - piano

    Gary Peacock - double-bass

    Jack DeJohnette - drums


    Recorded April 2001

    1. Strollin'
    2. You Took Advantage Of Me
    3. Yesterdays
    4. Shaw'nuff
    5. You've Changed
    6. Scrapple From The Apple
    7.A Sleepin' Bee
    8. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
    9. Stella By Starlight
    Jarrett/Peacock/DeJohnette
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  • The Civil Wars The Civil Wars Quick View

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    The Civil Wars

    Pressed On Two 180 Gram LPs.


    Includes Bonus Copy Of The Album On CD.


    The Civil Wars' highly anticipated sophomore self-titled album is the follow up to the three-time Grammy Award-winning duo's acclaimed debut, Barton Hollow.


    The Civil Wars was recorded in Nashville between August 2012 and January 2013. Charlie Peacock was once again at the helm as producer for the album. Additionally, Rick Rubin produced the duo's performance for the track I Had Me a Girl in August of 2011. Peacock later completed the track by producing the instrumentation and mix.


    The album was recorded amidst a grueling touring schedule, exhausting workload and a growing disconnect from their families. Personal statements from band-members Joy Williams and John Paul White can be viewed at the band's official website.

    1. The One That Got Away
    2. I Had Me a Girl
    3. Same Old Same Old
    4. Dust to Dust
    5. Eavesdrop
    6. Devil's Backbone
    7. From This Valley
    8. Tell Mama
    9. Oh Henry
    10. Disarm
    11. Sacred Heart
    12. D'Arline
    Civil Wars
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    Improvisations

    Some of the first eastern-jazz fusion ever recorded, finally reissued on LP!! Originally recorded in 1962 for World Pacific and featuring jazz musicians Gary Peacock on bass and Bud Shank on flute, the album opens with improvisations on the theme that Shankar wrote for the 1955 Indian neorealist film Pather Panchali, by legendary Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray. "Fire Night" was another jazz-fusion piece, recorded to commemorate the fires that were burning all around LA when this session was recorded. The remaining two tracks, however, are traditional Indian pieces and serve to juxtapose the two major styles in Indian classical music. The first piece, Karnataki, is in the Carnatic (southern Indian) style, while the second, Raga Rageshri, is in the (northern) Hindustani style (which, of course, Shankar's himself was a master of). Includes original liner notes.
    1. Improvisation on the Theme Music from Pather Panchali
    2. Fire Night
    3. Karnataki
    4. Raga Rageshri: part 1 (alap) part 2 (jor) part 3 (gat)
    Ravi Shankar
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  • Medicine For Birds Medicine For Birds Quick View

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    Medicine For Birds

    Singer and songwriter Angelica Garcia's journey down the rabbit hole began when she moved to Accomac, Virginia. Graduating from Los Angeles School for the Arts, the 17-year-old native Angeleno found herself living in a 200-year-old gothic brick home encircled by magnolia trees and under a blanket of bright stars. Her stepfather traded a career in the music industry for Episcopalian priesthood, and an Eastern Shore church would serve as his (and the family's) first congregation. Isolated and alone, Angelica locked herself in the parish house and fashioned a musical world that veers between ghostly gorgeous countrified blues and sly swamp Americana. With a childlike whimsy, quirky sense of humor, and dynamic delivery, it could easily soundtrack an apparitions' ball in some Faulknerian mansion. Upon first listen, it entranced Warner Bros. Records. Recorded by Charlie Peacock [The Civil Wars, Switchfoot] in Nashville, her full-length debut Medicine For Birds unlocks this world for everyone in 2016.
    1. Little Bird
    2. Bridge on Fire
    3. Magnolia Is Medicine
    4. Woman I'm Hollerin'
    5. Orange Flower
    6. Pray
    7. Tangerine
    8. The Devil Can Get In
    9. Loretta Lynn
    10. Red Moon Rising
    11. Call Me Later
    12. Twenty
    Angelica Garcia
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  • Mwahaha Mwahaha Quick View

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    Mwahaha

    First Time On Vinyl!


    Includes Two Bonus Tracks


    What's in a name? A little over a year ago this question was asked of Mwahaha (Oakland, CA) in regard to both their name, and their self-titled independent debut. The answer? A flurry of accolades, a performance at Warp Records' SXSW showcase, shout outs from NPR & Spin Magazine amongst others, and a tour of the South and the Midwest including 2012's Treefort Festival. All of the attention drew the eye of Plug Research, who
    subsequently signed the band. Now Mwahaha will be re-issued by the label world-wide and will appear for the first tine on vinyl (AT LAST!), complete with new tracks not found on the original release, creating an expanded edition.


    The band consists of Ross Peacock (formerly of Clipd Beaks) and brothers Nathan and Cyrus Tilton (all three were previously in the Bay Area cult band NED). Throbbing ebb and flow, electronic undercurrents and elated pop flourishes characterize the album. Instruments are filtered through an array of analogue synths, analog drum machines exist in harmony with live drums, and other morphing walls of sound and spiraling sonic landscapes, Peacock's lyrics and often times haunting vocals distinctly ground the album.


    The band tracked most of the album at their own studio with Eil Crews (Deerhoof, tUnE-yArDs, WHY?,
    Exray's), who also mixed the album at New and Improved Studios in Oakland, CA. Inspiration was drawn from the tangible energy of the Oakland music scene which continues to burst with new bands and collaborations. Mwahaha took full advantage of this, enlisting friends from other bands to lend drum parts, as well as the singular voice of Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs on one of the album's stand-outs Love. Anticon's Odd Nosdam also provided a notable remix upon the album's original release as well.

    LP1
    1. Swimmer
    2. Rainbow Diamond
    3. Poinsettia
    4. Love (feat. Merril Garbus of tUnE-yArDs)
    5. Lime Tree
    6. We Build


    LP2
    1. Rivers And Their Teeth
    2. Sleep Deep
    3. Bathynomus Gigantes
    4. AMBA (Bonus Track)

    Mwahaha
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  • Barton Hollow Barton Hollow Quick View

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    Barton Hollow

    Barton Hollow is the 2011 debut full-length from The Civil Wars, a duo comprised of California-to-Nashville transplant Joy Williams and her Alabaman partner, John Paul White. The bare-bones arrangements that fans hear on the road are fleshed out with just the barest of acoustic accoutrements herein and each song is an intimate conversation that is as gorgeous as it is haunting.


    Not only does Barton Hollow combine blues, folk, Americana, country and classic singer/songwriter material, the Charlie Peacock produced release boasts brilliantly universal narratives that are both elliptical and emotional. It all culminates in the critically acclaimed breakout single Poison & Wine and the band was awarded handsomely at the 2012 Grammy's for 'Best Country Duo/Group Performance' and 'Best Folk Album.'


    I do naturally bend pop, says Williams, who adds that she grew up on Billie Holliday and The Beach Boys. White, meanwhile, was raised on Kristofferson, Cash, and Townes Van Zandt by his retro-country-favoring dad. Somehow we're pulling from each other what we crave and what our strengths are, he says.

    LP
    1. 20 Years
    2. I've Got This Friend
    3. To Whom It May Concern
    4. Poison & Wine
    5. My Father's Father
    6. Barton Hollow
    7. The Violet Hour
    8. Girl with the Red Balloon
    9. Falling
    10. Forget Me Not
    11. Birds of a Feather


    CD
    1. 20 Years
    2. I've Got This Friend
    3. C'est La Mort
    4. To Whom It May Concern
    5. Poison & Wine
    6. My Father's Father
    7. Barton Hollow
    8. The Violet Hour
    9. Girl with the Red Balloon
    10. Falling
    11. Forget Me Not
    12. Birds of a Feather

    Civil Wars
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  • People Changes People Changes Quick View

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    People Changes

    Double bassist/singer-songwriter Nat Baldwins forthcoming album People Changes is much like the stark Maine setting which it was created. Of course, his fourth full-length shows welcome markings of his experimental bent from years as the Dirty Projectors bassist and former disciple of free jazz legend Anthony Braxton, but the serene isolation of 17 million acres of New England forestland make this cabin-born set intimate and sincere.


    Baldwin first penned the songs in 2007, allowing the arrangements to evolve before the final recording in the spring of 2010. A lean ensemble of talented, time-proven friends were enlisted for the studio, some dating back to his New Hampshire childhood, chosen specifically to create the albums earnest live sound.


    Their apt decision to record voice and bass live on most tracks is quickly felt on opener A Little Lost, letting Baldwins softly warbled falsetto hug a heartfelt cover of Arthur Russells sacred love song. Woodwinds flit and pull against contrabass pulses on Weights, then recede to let Baldwins bare performance stir on Real Fakes.


    The full cast of Nats touring ensemble handsomely matches the bold arrangements of Lifted, followed by jagged improvisation on What Is There and a tender rendition of Kurt Weismans Let My Spirit Rise to finish. Charged throughout by lyrics crisp and strong, People Changes is a slice through the void of late nights spent among tall pines.


    People Changes was recorded by Matt Walsh at Florida Keys Studio in New York City in May/June of 2010, mixed by Scott Solter, and mastered by Paul Gold at Salt Mastering. Guests include Matt Bauder (clarinets), Caley Monahon-Ward (violin), Brett Deschenes (trumpet), Will Glass (drums), Al Mead (guitar) and Jeremy Leclair (alto saxophone). The album follows a split EP with Extra Life (2008, Shatter Your Leaves) on which earlier versions of Weights and Lifted appear, Most Valuable Player (2008), Enter the Winter (2006) and Lights Out EP (2005) on Broken Sparrow Records, and his experimental free jazz debut Solo Contrabass (2003, Peacock Recordings).

    1. A Little Lost

    2. Weights
    3. Real Fakes
    4. The Same Thing
    5. Lifted
    6. What Is There
    7. Let My Spirit Rise
    Nat Baldwin
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  • Nightingale Floors Nightingale Floors Quick View

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    Nightingale Floors

    Nightingale Floors is the fifth studio album from Rogue Wave. This release follows the band's 2010 album Permalight and the debut track from the album, titled College, is already streaming via Soundcloud.


    The brainchild of Zach Schwartz (aka Zach Rogue) Rogue Wave formed in 2002 in Oakland, CA. While the line-up has changed from album to album the two constants have always been Zach and drummer Pat Spurgeon. Nightingale Floors finds the group secure in its sound and brimming with confidence. The result can only be described as a triumphant return to form.


    Meditations on life and death dominate Nightingale Floors, in large part because Rogue's father passed away during the writing of the record. But far from being a downer, Rogue has used the experience to find peace and, ultimately, happiness in facing up to the short time we have on Earth and appreciate everything around him. Much has been written about Rogue Wave's misfortune over the years, and it's true that for such a nice bunch of guys, they certainly have had their fair share of bad luck.


    Rogue Wave tapped Release The Sunbird s mixer John Congleton (whose impressive rÉsumÉ includes Modest Mouse, The Walkmen, David Byrne & St. Vincent, and Explosions In The Sky) to produce the record just north of Oakland at Cotati's Prairie Sun Recording Studios. With the assistance of touring bassist Masanori Mark Christianson, Peter Wolf Crier s Peter Pisano (guitar), Sea Of Bees Jules Baenziger (vocals), and Mwahaha s Ross Peacock (synth manipulation), Rogue, Spurgeon, and Christianson channeled their energies into 10 smart, dynamic songs that range from opener No Magnatone and its dreamy washes of sound to the big, catchy rock of College to the gentle The Closer I Get to the moody yet epic closer Everyone Wants To Be You. The music is as thoughtfully conceived as you'd expect from Rogue Wave, and there s an emotional energy behind the tracks that lingers on long after the album's last note.

    1. No Magnatone
    2. College
    3. Figured It Out
    4. Siren's Song
    5. The Closer I Get
    6. S(a)tan
    7. Used To It
    8. Without Pain
    9. When Sunday Morning Comes
    10. Everyone Wants To Be You
    Rogue Wave
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  • I Got The T-Bone Walker Blues I Got The T-Bone Walker Blues Quick View

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    I Got The T-Bone Walker Blues

    Mastered from the Original Master Tapes by Bernie Grundman


    Pressed at RTI!


    Roy Gaines is the greatest living blues guitarist that you probably don't know anything about. Not only is Mr. Gaines a sizzling blues guitarist, he also possesses one of the most magnificent blues voices around. The real tragedy is that until very recently this supremely talented musician was almost forgotten by blues fans in the U.S.


    Born in Houston in 1937, Roy started playing the guitar as a teenager and soon developed a reputation as an instrumental prodigy. By fourteen, he was actually being invited on stage to play with the legendary T-Bone Walker during the latter's live gigs in Houston and became known as T-Bone Jr. By his early 20s, Roy was playing and recording with Roy Milton's band in LA but returned to Houston to join the Duke / Peacock blues label as a full time session guitarist on such seminal blues recordings as Bobby Bland's It's My Life Baby and Junior Parker's Driving Me Mad. He was also the featured guitarist on a whole bunch of singles recorded by Big Mama Thorton for the same label.


    After going on the road with Joe Turner, Roy joined forces with the blues great, Chuck Willis. Roy stayed with Willis until the latter passed away in the late 50's. He then moved to NYC and recorded with Jimmy Rushing, as well as doing a jazz album with Coleman Hawkins on Prestige. Roy returned to LA and during the 60s became one of the city's leading session guitarists, playing with the Crusaders, Earl Grant, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder as well as continuing his pure blues work with the likes of Bobby Bland, Albert King and Lightning Hopkins for the Jewel label.


    The focus of this album is on the music and spirit of the late and very great T-Bone Walker, Roy's earliest mentor and inspiration as a guitar player. T-Bone's body of work includes such timeless blues standards as Stormy Monday, Dreamgirl, West Side Baby, T-Bone Blues and I'm in An Awful Mood and many others. This album focuses on the classic tunes and styles from the period of the 40s and 50s.


    The LP includes an acoustic version of Stormy Monday and House of Gold as a bonus 45rpm supercut. Produced by Joe Harley and recorded at Ocean Way Studios in Sherman Oaks, CA. by engineer Mike Ross. All mastering was done from the original master tapes by Bernie Grundman. All LPs are plated and pressed by RTI, CA.

    1. Stormy Monday
    2. T-Bone Shuffle
    3. Dreamgirl
    4. I Got A Break Baby
    5. That Old Feeling Is Gone
    6. I'm In An Awful Mood
    7. T-Bone Blues
    8. Honky Tonk Blues
    9. Westside Baby
    Roy Gaines
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    Campfire Headphase

    For 2005's 'The Campfire Headphase', Boards of Canada took the lens flare electronics they'd made their name with and added treated guitars and bigger production values. The result is a colourful record that rolls like a VHS road movie. The twanging guitar on 'Chromakey Dreamcoat' sounds like crossing a desert highway, while 'Peacock Tail' is one of their most epic and transcendent moments, with its twinkling keys and lulling waves of synths. It's then followed up by the soaring atmospheres and big riffs of 'Dayvan Cowboy'. Penultimate track 'Tears From The Compound Eye' is a gentle balm of static and delicate ambience, as moving as any film soundtrack. A rich and immersive album to sink into, filled with beautifully realised drama.
    1. Into The Rainbow Vein
    2. Chromakey Dreamcoat
    3. Satellite Anthem Icarus
    4. Peacock Tail
    5. Dayvan Cowboy
    6. A Moment Of Clarity
    7. 84 Pontiac Dream
    8. Sherbet Head
    9. Oscar See Through Red Eye
    10. Ataronchronon
    11. Hey Saturday Sun
    12. Constants Are Changing
    13. Slow This Bird Down
    14. Tears From The Compound Eye
    15. Farewell Fire
    Boards Of Canada
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  • Tribute Tribute Quick View

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    Tribute

    Musicians:

    Keith Jarrett- piano

    Gary Peacock- bass

    Jack DeJohnette - drums


    Recorded October 1989

    1. Lover Man
    2. I Hear A Rhapsody
    3. Little Girl Blue
    4. Solar
    5. Sun Prayer
    6. Just In Time
    7. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
    8. All Of You
    9. Ballad Of The Sad Young Men
    10. All The Things You Are
    11. It's Easy To Remember
    12. U Dance
    Keith Jarrett Trio
    $25.99
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  • The Promise (Awaiting Repress) The Promise (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    The Promise (Awaiting Repress)


    • Play 33 1/3 Series


    • 180 Gram Heavyweight Vinyl Pressed By MMP


    • Gatefold Jacket With Magic-Eye Graphic & Black Poly-Lined Inner Sleeves



    • Includes 8-Page Booklet


    • Project Designed & Sleeve Made By Khiov


    The 'Play 33 1/3 LP Series' is a Vinyl LP project including masterpiece albums which have never been released on LP. The albums are released by Universal Music Korea on LP for the first time and the heavyweight vinyl LP is pressed in Germany. Khiov designs the project, reforms the original artworks for the LP size and precisely made the sleeves.


    John McLaughlin's 1995 album was originally released on CD only on Verve Records. The cover features a Magic-Eye graphic that contains a hidden image. McLaughlin is joined by artists such as Jeff Beck, Al Di Meola, Michael Brecker and more!


    Originally issued in 1996 when he was 54, the Promise offers a summation of all the places John McLaughlin has been in his career, and points directly toward his future. Featuring a wide range of musicians including appearances by the Free Spirits, the Guitar Trio, and an electric version of Shakti, the Promise is easily the most wide-ranging and diverse offering of McLaughlin's long career. Its contents encompass everything from straight post-bop and swinging soul-jazz to fusion to modern takes on East Indian music as it meets the West. As if this weren't enough, there are even moments with spoken word laced throughout, such as a verse of Dante read by Stefania Bombi toward the end of his scorching, funky, soul-jazz number Thelonius Melodius with B-3 organist Joey DeFrancesco and drummer Dennis Chambers. The set kicks off with one of its finest moments, a guitar-to-guitar reading of John Lewis' Django with Jeff Beck (bassist Pino Palladino, drummer Mark Mondesir, and drummer Tony Hymas round it out). Beck's solo is first; it is expansive as it moves from a gorgeous restating of the melody through slinky harmonic extrapolations. McLaughlin's answer is ambitious and intuitive. They then move toward one another and the melody, complementing each other perfectly. El Ciego is a complex, flamenco-tinged jazz number with McLaughlin trading knotty lines and soulful solos with Al di Meola and Paco de Lucia. Jazz Jungle is late 20th century fusion at its blazing best with Michael Brecker, Chambers, Don Alias, James Genus, and Jim Beard beginning almost nebulously before ratcheting the tempo and idea palettes to dizzying heights (Brecker is particularly brilliant). The Wish, with Zakir Hussein, Nishat Khan, and Trilok Gurtu, looks deeply into Indian classical music balanced by a European gaze. McLaughlin's engagement with Khan's sitar creates nearly rapturous expression, all the while contained inside a texture that is as atmospheric as it is exotic. Shin Jin Rui employs the same band as Jazz Jungle, with the exception of the saxophone, played by David Sanborn. His playing is riskier than on his own records, his alto juxtaposed with McLaughlin's guitar, a study in funky, electric jazz modernism. The set closes with a lovely all-acoustic reading of Jimmy Rowles' The Peacocks with guitarist Phillipe Loi and bassist Yan Maresz, and a verse by Lorca read by Susana Beatrix as an end cap. Ultimately, the Promise stands as one of McLaughlin's towering achievements as a guitarist and leader.

    - Thom Jurek (All Music Guide)


    Musicians

    John McLaughlin: guitars, keyboards

    Don Alias: percussion

    Jim Beard: keyboards

    Jeff Beck: guitar

    Michael Brecker: saxophone

    Dennis Chambers: drums

    Vinnie Colaiuta: drums

    Joey DeFrancesco: organ, trumpet

    Paco De Lusica: guitar

    Al Di Meola: guitar

    Zakir Hussain: tabla

    Nishat Khna: sitar, vocals

    David Sanborn: saxophone

    Sting: bass

    LP 1
    1. Django
    2. Thelonious Melodius
    3. Amy and Joseph
    4. No Return
    5. El Ciego


    LP 2
    1. Jazz Jungle
    2. The Wish
    3. English Jam
    4. Tokyo Decadence
    5. Shin Jin Rui
    6. The Peacocks

    John McLaughlin
    $59.99
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    Woman

    Vinyl Comes With A Copy Of The CD


    3 Full Sides Of Audio And One Side Etched


    Justice's new album "Woman" is a journey that catapults you from the elastic R&B pop of "Pleasure" straight into the rush of "Alakazam!". Twirls through a dazzling bout of thumping electronic piano and clavinet sparring during "Fire"'s dancefloor peacocking, barely pausing for breath before it lands at "Stop" - a sparkling, bittersweet slice of disco pop that boasts one of the best chorus the pair have ever had on a track. "Randy" has a melody Michael McDonald would have killed a fellow Doobie Brother for (if Michael McDonald was into gut-shuddering electro that is). "Love S.O.S, meanwhile, sounds like the greatest disco anthem you've never heard.

    LP 1
    1. Safe and Sound
    2. Pleasure
    3. Alakazam !
    4. Fire
    5. Stop
    6. Chorus


    LP 2
    1. Randy
    2. Heavy Metal
    3. Love S.O.S
    4. Close Call

    Justice
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    Lazaretto

    180 Gram Vinyl


    2 Vinyl-Only Hidden Tracks Hidden Beneath The Center Labels


    1 Hidden Track Plays At 78 RPM And 1 Plays At 45 RPM, Making This A 3-Speed Record


    Side A Plays From The Outside In (From Label Out)


    Dual-Groove Technology: Plays An Electric Or Acoustic Intro For "Just One Drink" Depending On Where Needle Is Dropped. The Grooves Meet For The Body Of The Song.


    Matte Finish On Side B, Giving The Appearance Of An Un-Played 78 Rpm Record


    Both Sides End With Locked Grooves


    Vinyl Pressed In Seldom-Used Flat-Edged Format


    Dead Wax Area On Side A Contains A Hand-Etched Hologram By Tristan Duke Of Infinity Light Science, The First Of Its Kind On A Vinyl Record


    Absolutely Zero Compression Used During Recording, Mixing And Mastering


    Different Running Order From The CD/Digital Version


    Utilizes Some Mixes Different From Those Used On CD/Digital Versions


    Jack White presents his new album Lazaretto, released on Third Man Records/Columbia. Lazaretto inhabits an exciting place in White's expansive discography as the follow-up to 2012's gold-certified international #1 Blunderbuss, and was preceded by first single and title track ''Lazaretto.''


    The aforementioned Blunderbuss was the first U.S. #1 album of Jack's storied career, also debuting at #1 in the UK, Canada, and, naturally, Switzerland. Blunderbuss was supported by an ambitious world tour featuring two backing bands, the all-male Buzzards and all-female Peacocks, notched up five GRAMMY nominations including Album of the Year, and dominated Best of 2012 lists, including being named MOJO's #1 album of 2012.

    1. Three Women
    2. Lazaretto
    3. Temporary Ground
    4. Would You Fight For My Love?
    5. High Ball Stepper
    6. Just One Drink
    7. Alone In My Home
    8. That Black Bat Licorice
    9. Entitlement
    10. I Think I Found The Culprit
    11. Want And Able
    Jack White
    $32.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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