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  • Pocket Full Of Kryptonite (On Sale) Pocket Full Of Kryptonite (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Pocket Full Of Kryptonite (On Sale)

    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl


    Pocket Full of Kryptonite, originally pressed in 1991 sold over six million copies worldwide and was on Billboard's popchart for an incredible 115 straight weeks.


    This reissue of Pocket Full Of Kryptonite by SoundStageDirect is a special project for both the band and Seth Frank, President and founder of SoundStageDirect. Seth's passion for vinyl started at the young age of 11 when he began working at the Princeton Record Exchange. It was in that very record store where a friendship between Seth and Chris Barron, the lead singer of the Spin Doctors solidified over a mutual love of music.


    As the legend goes, Chris Barron went in to the Princeton Record Exchange in Princeton, N.J., when he was about 13 years old. He met 15-year-old Seth who at the time worked at the store which Chris thought was really cool. With $3 of hard-earned allowance in his pocket, Chris asked Seth, 'What's a really good album that's like, cheap?' Seth said, "Dude, 'Live At Leeds,' It's a killer album." And so Chris bought his first vinyl album for 99 cents, and walked out with enough money left over for a slice of pizza and a soda.


    The two teenagers who bonded over their passion for music and vinyl records in particular are still friends today, coming full circle with the limited edition 180 gram vinyl release of Pocket Full Of Kryptonite. It's very clear both men still share the same excitement about bringing music to people, each in their own way.


    The Spin Doctors are currently on tour with all of the original members (Chris Barron, Eric Schenkman, Aaron Comess & Mark White).


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    1. Jimmy Olsen's Blues
    2. What Time Is It?
    3. Little Miss Can't Be Wrong
    4. Forty or Fifty
    5. Refrigerator Car
    6. More Than She Knows
    7. Two Princes
    8. Off My Line
    9. How Could You Want Him (When You Know You Could Have Me?)
    10. Shinbone Alley / Hard to Exist
    Spin Doctors
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  • Pocket Full Of Kryptonite Pocket Full Of Kryptonite Quick View

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    Pocket Full Of Kryptonite

    Pressed On 180-Gram Audiophile Vinyl


    Includes Insert


    Includes Two Princes And Little Miss Can't Be Wrong


    Definition of spin doctor: a spokesperson employed to give a favorable interpretation of events to the media, especially on behalf of a political party.


    Spin Doctors weren't part of a political party but spread the word about romance. The band was formed in New York City, best known for their early 1990s hits Two Princes and Little Miss Can't Be Wrong. The singles peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 chart at No. 7 and No. 17 respectively.


    Pocket Full of Kryptonite is the first studio album (and second release) by the Spin Doctors which was originally released in August 1991. It peaked at #1 and #3 on Billboard's Heatseekers and Billboard 200 albums charts. It was the band's bestselling album and was certified 5x Platinum by the RIAA.


    The album's title is a reference to Kryptonite, a fictional substance from the Superman comic book series. The title is taken from the album's opening track, Jimmy Olsen's Blues, a reference to Superman supporting character Jimmy Olsen, who is attracted to Lois Lane and jealous of her romantic feelings for Superman. The cover is showing a phone booth and refers to Clark Kent frequently ducking into a nearby phone booth to change into his Superman attire.

    1. Jimmy Olsen's Blues
    2. What Time Is It?
    3. Little Miss Can't Be Wrong
    4. Forty or Fifty
    5. Refrigerator Car
    6. More Than She Knows
    7. Two Princes
    8. Off My Line
    9. How Could You Want Him (When You Know You Could Have Me)
    10. Shinbone Alley / Hard to Exist
    Spin Doctors
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  • Fear Fear Quick View

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    Fear

    Nearly five years into his solo career, Velvet Underground alum John Cale headed to the studio to reinvent himself yet again in 1974. The result, Fear, became the first of a trio of eclectic albums all released in a period spanning just inside 14 months for Island Records. On this, his fourth solo release and first collaboration with Roxy Music's Phil Manzanera and Brian Eno, Cale changes form with every composition.


    Back on domestic vinyl for the first time in decades, this RTI-pressed edition of Fear is cut at Mobile Fidelity by in-house engineer Krieg Wunderlich and features stunning sonics. Quiet surfaces, faithful artwork, and the opportunity to hear Cale's incisive fare unfold amidst wide soundstages and black backgrounds-not to mention the intense content within-make this Wax Cathedral LP a must for music aficionados.


    A smooth, textured departure from the clamor of the Velvets but a darker, more rage-filled concoction than Cale's 1973 set Paris 1919, Fear amazes with boundless range. Whether he's channeling the sweet, gentle Doctor Jekyll in symphonic ballads like "Emily and Ship of Fools, sharpening his teeth as the demented Mr. Hyde in the graffiti-strewn city-rock anthem "Gun, or thrilling with morbid joy in Fear is a Man's Best Friend," Cale effortlessly metamorphoses from one persona to the next. The whimsical Man Who Couldn't Afford to Orgy bounces into the earnest, misty You Know Me More than I Know."


    In the background, Manzanera's guitar buzzes and stings as Eno sculpts a changing landscape of textures with his synthesizer. Infused with sarcastic or cynical lyrics, sweeping melodies, and a wide-eyed sense of exploration, Fear spins rage into beauty and back again.


    Cale is a shapeshifter. Listen to him transform.

    1. Fear is a Man's Best Friend
    2. Buffalo Ballet
    3. Barracuda
    4. Emily
    5. Ship of Fools
    6. Gun
    7. The Man Who Couldn't Afford to Orgy
    8. You Know More Than I Know
    9. Momamma Scuba
    John Cale
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    Love & Torture


    Simultaneously claustrophobic and
    mesmeric curiously unsettling.
    - PITCHFORK


    "...Breathtakingly insightful and poetic..."
    -THE QUIETUS


    "...Undeniably compelling..."
    -SPIN


    Beautifully desolate piece of Americana that
    wouldn't sound out of place on the soundtrack
    for True Detective.
    - THE TIMES (UK)


    A smokey lament that comes off like a
    slightly jazzier Spiritualized.
    - STEREOGUM


    Stone Jack Jones is a survivor. On two separate occasions the rare and mysterious blood
    condition that courses through his steely West Virginian veins almost killed him. Doctors couldn't
    fully explain or treat his malady, but Jack pulled through, even after receiving last rites on one
    occasion. Spending a little time at Death's door gave him unique perspective on life. While
    recovering from one of his near death experiences he deeply pondered the necessity of death,
    the torturous pain that comes with the death of someone you love, and eventually arrived at the
    simultaneously comforting and alarming conclusion that he was both alive and dead at the same
    time.


    In 2014 Jack released Ancestor, an album which The Quietus called " breathtakingly insightful
    and poetic ", and SPIN called undeniably compelling ". As a tribute to his father, Ancestor
    was a remembrance of mountain string bands, with many of the songs worked out as an acoustic
    three-piece sitting together in a bluegrass circle. For his new album Love & Torture he took a
    different approach, working out the foundations for most of the songs in the studio with producer
    Roger Moutenot. Rather than recording everything over of a few days or weeks in the studio, the
    two met up sporadically over the course of many months, giving the songs plenty of time to
    gestate and evolve in stride with Jack's life. When it felt right, they'd invite long-time collaborators
    including Ryan Norris, Scott Martin, and Kyle Hamlett into the studio to improvise and explore
    where each song would go next. Having worked and created with the same guys for several years,
    their trust and intimacy let them extract moments of brilliance from the ether.


    The album opens with the woozy groove of Shine (one of two songs on the album featuring
    vocals by Patty Griffin), which Jack describes as a contemplation of what heaven might be like.
    The following song Thrill Thrill explores the helplessness he felt in the clutches of the blood
    disease that nearly killed him. Lambchop's Kurt Wagner contributes some serious low-end to the
    song Circumstance. As Jack recalls, I asked Kurt if he thought he could sing lower than me and
    he gave me a wily smile with a deep long ooooh yeah, took a sip of whiskey and put it in the
    basement. The mood lightens a bit on the drinking song Russia on which Jack's wife Hollis
    chants verses from Russian poet Alexander Blok, while Ben Smythe contributes a frenetic and
    deranged penny whistle to the party. The album concludes with the joyful acceptance and
    appreciation of Amen, another song about Jack's celebration of life. As dark as his creative
    output can seem at times, it's heavily infused with Jack's undeniable light and his patient will to
    ...knock a hole in the sky. Seek light in the dark. Have secrets and make the air vibrate and
    shake reality so she shows her many faces. Like a collection of swirling and inviting mantras
    Love & Torture is a sonic dialog that pulses with the all of the grace and bliss that has touched
    Jack's incredible life.

    1. Shine
    2. Thrill Thrill
    3. Q and K
    4. Circumstance
    5. Ships
    6. Disappear
    7. Russia
    8. Song
    9. Who
    10. Say Amen
    Stone Jack Jones
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    Stone Free - Jimi Hendrix Tribute

    Red & Purple Mixed Vinyl


    Stone Free: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix (1993) was recorded by various artists in tribute to Jimi Hendrix. The artists were drawn from many genres of popular music. Contributors include his classic rock contemporaries Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck, blues man Buddy Guy, classical violinist Nigel Kennedy, alternative pop/rock bands Belly and Spin Doctors, hip hop artists P. M. Dawn, among others.


    According to the liner notes, the artists were encouraged to not only record one of their own personal favorites but to also place their stamp on Jimi's songs. Several artists recorded radically different interpretations, particularly, P. M. Dawn, The Cure, Nigel Kennedy and Pat Metheny. Some artists, on the other hand, recorded versions that were rather similar to the originals.


    The band M.A.C.C. is made up of Mike McCready (guitarist from Pearl Jam), Jeff Ament (bassist from Pearl Jam), Matt Cameron (drummer for Soundgarden and later for Pearl Jam), and Chris Cornell (singer of Soundgarden and later Audioslave). The cover of Hey Baby (Land of the New Rising Sun) is their only known recording. All four members of this group had previously worked together on the Temple of the Dog project.


    Eric Clapton's backing group on the title track includes the three original core members of Chic (Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards and Tony Thompson) and is the last recording on which all three played together.

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    1. The Cure - Purple Haze
    2. Eric Clapton - Stone Free
    3. Spin Doctors - Spanish Castle Magic
    4. Buddy Guy - Red House
    5. Body Count - Hey Joe
    6. Jeff Beck And Seal - Manic Depression
    7. Nigel Kennedy - Fire


    LP2
    1. Pretenders - Bold As Love
    2. P.m. Dawn - You Got Me Floatin'
    3. Slash And Paul Rodgers With The Band Of Gypsys - I Don't Live Today
    4. Belly - Are You Experienced?
    5. Living Colour - Crosstown Traffic
    6. Pat Metheny - Third Stone From The Sun
    7. M.A.C.C. - Hey Baby (Land Of The New Rising Sun)

    Various Artists
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  • Call the Doctor Call the Doctor Quick View

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    Call the Doctor

    "Sleater-Kinney is America's best rock band" - Greil Marcus, Time (2001)


    Sleater-Kinney is an acclaimed, American rock band that formed in
    Olympia, Washington in 1994. The band's core lineup consists of Corin
    Tucker (vocals and guitar), Carrie Brownstein (guitar and vocals), and
    Janet Weiss (drums). Sleater-Kinney were known for their feminist,
    left-leaning politics, and were an integral part of the riot grrrl and indie
    rock scenes in the Pacific Northwest.


    Call the Doctor is Sleater-Kinney's second studio album. It was produced
    by John Goodmanson and released on March 25, 1996 by Chainsaw
    Records. The album is often considered to be Sleater-Kinney's first
    proper album because Tucker and co-vocalist and guitarist Carrie
    Brownstein left their previous bands, Heavens to Betsy and Excuse 17,
    at the time of its recording. The line-up featured Corin Tucker (vocals,
    guitar), Carrie Brownstein (guitar, vocals) and Lora Macfarlane (drums,
    vocals).


    Call the Doctor appeared at number three in The Village Voice's "Pazz
    & Jop" critics' poll for 1996. In 2010, the album was ranked number
    49 in the list of the 100 greatest albums of the nineties by the editors
    of Rolling Stone.


    "Trades sex-worker role-playing, doll parts, gender-bending, and other
    common female-rock tropes for stories of everyday struggle [...]
    Sleater-Kinney proves that punk still offers new ways to say no - Johnny
    Ray Huston, SPIN


    The album has been freshly remastered by Greg Calbi for this release.
    This reissue coincides with Sub Pop's release of
    remastered versions of Sleater-Kinney's six other albums, as well as a
    limited-edition, deluxe vinyl box set featuring all seven albums.

    1. Call the Doctor
    2. Hubcap
    3. Little Mouth
    4. Anonymous
    5. Stay Where You Are
    6. Good Things
    7. I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone
    8. Taking Me Home
    9. Taste Test
    10. My Stuff
    11. I'm Not Waiting
    12. Heart Attack
    Sleater-Kinney
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    Another Life

    James Maddock affirms his status as a fixture in downtown Manhattan's folk and Americana scene with his album 'Another Life.' As NPR says of the British transplant, "his timeless songwriting style, which seems to draw from great songwriters of every era, conveys quiet confidence and lovely intimacy."


    Nodding to '70s rock with shimmering acoustic guitars, an understated rhythm section and flourishes of fiddle, mandolin, piano and dobro, 'Another Life' bridges the mainstream appeal of songwriters like Jesse Harris and Norah Jones and the quirkier sensibility of Loudon Wainwright. With funding entirely from fan contributions through PledgeMusic, Maddock worked with producer Matt Pierson, multi-instrumentalist Larry Campbell (who's played with Bob Dylan and Levon Helm) and bassist Tony Scherr (who plays with Norah Jones).


    The 13 songs on 'Another Life' paint a portrait of a man reaching the midpoint of his life, a natural progression from themes in Maddock's earlier releases. He's looking back on roads not taken, and isn't always sure he chose the right one. On the title track, Maddock wants an extra 50 years to try "acting, white-water rafting," "some illegal substances," even having a kid or three. "I've Been There Too," built around an indelible guitar riff, shows Maddock's knack for instrumental hooks as well as lyrical ones. "Don't Go Lonely," in a well-timed moment of levity, hints at reggae with dub bass, bubbling organ and the chorus's entreaty to "go get high, go get found, go crazy on this town / don't go lonely."


    After fronting the Columbia Records band Wood, whose debut 'Songs From Stamford Hill' was featured prominently on TV shows such as "Dawson's Creek," Maddock moved from England to New York City in 2003. His 2009 album 'Sunrise On Avenue C' won a New York Music Award for Best Americana Album, while follow-up 'Wake Up And Dream' ranked among the top albums of 2011 in WFUV's (NYC) Listener Poll. He's performed with Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nile, Aaron Comess (Spin Doctors) and David Immergluck (Counting Crows), sang on an album with Susan McKeown, and is a resident artist at Rockwood Music Hall. According to radio legend Vin Scelsa, Maddock's heartbreakingly beautiful and exquisitely crafted music touches the soul.

    1. Another Life
    2. Arizona Girl
    3. Timing's Everything
    4. Ive Been There Too
    5. That's Heavy
    6. What I Miss
    7. Easy To Give
    8. Don't Go Lonely
    9. What Have I Done?
    10. Strategies For Life
    11. Better On My Own
    12. If I Had A Son
    13. Making Memories
    James Maddock
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