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  • Poguetry In Motion Poguetry In Motion Quick View

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    Poguetry In Motion

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    Reissue with original artwork designs. Produced by Elvis Costello with 2004 re-mastered audio.

    1. London Girl
    2. The Body Of An American
    3. A Rainy Night In Soho
    4. Planxty Noel Hill
    The Pogues
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    Peace And Love

    Reissue With Original Artwork Designs


    Peace and Love' uses the 2013 remix from the original multi-track tapes by legendary producer Steve Lillywhite

    1. Gridlock (2013 Mix)
    2. White City (2013 Mix)
    3. Young Ned Of The Hill (2013 Mix)
    4. Misty Morning, Albert Bridge (2013 Mix)
    5. Cotton Fields (2013 Mix)
    6. Blue Heaven (2013 Mix)
    7. Down All The Days (2013 Mix)
    8. USA (2013 Mix)
    9. Lorelei (2013 Mix)
    10. Gartloney Rats (2013 Mix)
    11. Boat Train (2013 Mix)
    12. Tombstone (2013 Mix)
    13. Night Train To Lorca (2013 Mix)
    14. London You're A Lady (2013 Mix)
    The Pogues
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    If I Should Fall From Grace With God

    Reissue Of The Third Album By The Pogues Using 2004 Remastered Audio


    The Pogues are a Celtic punk band from London, formed in 1982 and fronted by Shane MacGowan. The band reached international prominence in the 1980s and early 1990s. MacGowan left the band in 1991 due to drinking problems but the band continued first with Joe Strummer and then with Spider Stacyon vocals before breaking up in 1996. The band reformed in late 2001, and has been playing regularly ever since, most notably on the US East Coast around St Patrick's Dayand across the UK and Ireland every December. The group has yet to record any new music and, according to Spider Stacy on Pogues.com, has no inclination to do so.

    1. If I Should Fall From Grace With God
    2. Turkish Song Of The Damned
    3. Bottle Of Smoke
    4. Fairytale Of New York
    5. Metropolis
    6. Thousands Are Sailing
    7. Fiesta
    8. Medley (The Recruiting Sergeant/The Rocky Road To Dublin/Galway Races)
    9. Streets Of Sorrow / Birmingham Six
    10. Lullaby Of London
    11. Sit Down By The Fire
    12. The Broad Majestic Shannon
    13. Worms
    The Pogues
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    Rum, Sodomy & The Lash

    Ranked 445/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.



    Reissue Of The Second Studio Album By The Pogues Using 2004 Remastered Audio


    Rum, Sodomy & the Lash is the second studio album by the London-based folk punk band The Pogues, originallyreleased in 1985.


    The album's title is taken from a quotation often misattributed to Winston Churchill: Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy, and the lash. Singer and primary songwriter Shane MacGowan claimed that the title was suggested by drummer Andrew Ranken. The cover artwork is based on The Raft of the Medusa, a painting by ThÉodore GÉricault, with the band members' faces replacing those of the men on the raft.

    1. The Sick Bed Of Cuchulainn
    2. The Old Main Drag
    3. Wild Cats Of Kilkenny
    4. I'm A Man You Don't Meet Every Day
    5. A Pair Of Brown Eyes
    6. Sally MacLennane
    7. Dirty Old Town
    8. Jesse James
    9. Navigator
    10. Billy's Bones
    11. The Gentleman Soldier
    12. And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda
    The Pogues
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    Hell's Ditch

    2004 Re-Mastered Audio


    Hell's Ditch, which was originally released in 1990, was produced by Joe Strummer of the Clash, whose punk/politicized rock was long an influence on The Pogues. Highlights of the band's last album to feature Shane MacGowan include the modern rock hit 'The Sunnyside Of The Street', 'Rain Street, and 'The Ghost of A Smile.

    1. The Sunnyside Of The Street
    2. Sayonara
    3. The Ghost Of A Smile
    4. Hell's Ditch
    5. Lorca's Novena
    6. Summer In Siam
    7. Rain Street
    8. Rainbow Man
    9. The Wake Of The Medusa
    10. House Of The Gods
    11. Five Green Queens And Jean
    12. Maidrin Rua
    13. Six To Go
    The Pogues
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    The Snake

    First Pressing Of 1000 Numbered Copies On Transparent Green Vinyl, Black Vinyl Thereafter


    180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl


    Guests On The Album Include Johnny Depp, Members Of The Dubliners, Thin Lizzy, And The Pogues


    The Snake is the first solo album by Shane MacGowan with backing band The Popes. Originally released in 1994, the album is a bracing set of songs that draw heavily on traditional Irish folk music while pinning your ears back with a raucous, full-frontal rock sound. Guests on the album include Johnny Depp, members of The Dubliners, Thin Lizzy, and The Pogues.


    Like a number of songs recorded by MacGowan's previous band, The Pogues, traditional tunes are sometimes used as a base for a new song. For example, the melody for "The Song With No Name" is based on "The Homes of Donegal".

    1. The Church Of The Holy Spook
    2. That Woman's Got Me Drinking
    3. The Song with No Name
    4. Aisling
    5. I'll Be Your Handbag
    6. Her Father Didn't Like Me Anyway
    7. A Mexican Funeral In Paris
    8. The Snake with Eyes of Garnet
    9. Donegal Express
    10. Victoria
    11. The Rising of the Moon
    12. Bring Down the Lamp
    Shane McGowan & The Popes
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    Babel


    Babel follows the 2009 release of Mumford & Sons' debut album, Sigh No More. It is produced by Markus Dravs.


    Fantastic 4 Star review from American Songwriter!



    There are some guitar sounds so indelibly stuck into our collective pop-consciousness that even those who can't tell a minor from a major chord can identify the band or player from just a few riffs -a dreamy John Lennon lick, the cosmic climb of Joe Perry, Slash's slash, Nirvana's fuzzy-barre rips, the post-punk fury of Sonic Youth. Now, the chugging, kinetic strum of Mumford & Sons is slowly creeping onto this revered list - not born out of extreme skill or virtuosity but by sheer branding, note for note. And it's how the band's second album, Babel, opens on the title track: with that same very strum, born somewhere between English mountain folk and an old time Appalachia. You can nearly hear the sweat flying off Marcus Mumford, his Martin instrument hiked high on his chest, every time he and banjo player Winston Marshall attack their strings.

    So it's no coincidence, it seems, that the band's highly anticipated sophomore record begins exactly where we might expect, and the rest of LP that follows proves that this isn't an attempt to smash any expectations with a sudden progression of their style. For those devotees looking for the Mumfords to evolve drastically, well, you're out of luck. But who would that audience be, anyway? The band is no doubt polarizing: old time and bluegrass faithfuls wouldn't be caught dead with a copy of Sigh No More, and their most ardent followers are more likely to have an iPod stocked with Coldplay and John Mayer than Bill Monroe or Doc Watson. Even pop addicts can't deny the catchy craft of "Little Lion Man" or "The Cave." No one is looking for their Kid A. Thus Babel's not a new sentence in the book of Mumford & Sons - it's what happens after an ellipses. And in many ways, that suits them just fine. It will most definitely suit their fans.


    Marcus Mumford has always been a bit of a melancholy fellow, and even a marriage to pixie-haired starlet Carey Mulligan, sold-out shows and Grammy nominations haven't shaken the teary introspection from this set of songs. Obviously, Babel deals in a lot of religious imagery and lyrics - with all the success and opportunities to indulge, it seems the boys have taken a moment to ask a few questions of their maker. "This cup of yours tastes holy/but a brush with the devil can clear your mind," Mumford sings on the second track "Whispers in the Dark." It's an anthem call with a firm statement: "I'm a cad but I'm not a I'm not a fraud / I set out to serve the lord." Maybe the trials and tribulations of being simultaneously loved and harangued have worn on the Mumford's, but at least they can prove to themselves, their audience or even their lord that this stuff comes from the heart.


    The album's single, "I Will Wait," is an easy crowd-pleaser moment with an arena-ready hushed chorus, set to those furious strings. The lyric and melody could easily be a Fray song if you removed the plucking banjo -and that's the amazing thing about Mumford & Sons. Purists aside, there's no one else that can get an audience from ages eight to eighty screaming along to a bunch of acoustic instruments or urge a kid to choose guitar lessons over computer games. Every time they perform - live or on Babel - they do it with sheer fervor, as if it's both their first and last time.


    While the band is mostly known for their "Americana" sound, they also pull references from their side of the pond: from both classic British countryside folk and Celtic punk bands like The Pogues. Those influences run a little more clear on Babel - "Ghosts That We Knew" and "Reminder" are both soft, melancholy stunners born out of grassy hills and cockney-tinged tales told in wood-paneled bars. And "Broken Crown" is the boys at their angriest yet: "I'll never be your chosen one," Mumford sings lightly before launching into an all-out war over minstrel plucks. It's a force of a song, and not your firmest pick nor hard-earned callous could weather that storm.


    Babel has some other unexpected moments, too, like on "Hopeless Wanderer," which begins with keys instead of strum, and "Lover of the Light" is a sunnier moment, perhaps a nod to the singer's recent vows ("to have and to hold," Mumford howls on the track). And the album's closer, "Not Without Haste," is a beautiful lullaby meant more for singing a restless man to sleep than a still-innocent child.


    There's also a continuation of the Mumford's love of literary references, with the boys even copping recently to ripping a line from Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall - this is the band, after all, that was able to loop Macbeth's fateful cry of "stars, hide your fires" into their rollicking song "Roll Away Your Stone." So while the album title, Babel, is most likely a biblical reference, it's hard not to think of Jorge Louis Borges' short story, The Library of Babel. In it Borges imagines a universe composed of an endless library that contains every book in every possible permutation, and, therefore, nothing at all. This excess causes great despair for people of the library as they try to search for meaning in all of it. They fret. They come up empty.


    Babel may not hold all the answers, and it may not be some exotic transformation of their original formula - it's a safe bet to say that nothing from the Mumford & Sons may ever be. In The Library of Babel, the final realization that everything repeats itself is the universe's saving grace. And in Babel, you could say the same. Though there may not be endless possibilities, there's comfort - elegance, even - in that familiar, now nearly iconic rip of those strings, strummed in the way only those boys from West London can strum. It's not perfect, but it's perfectly Mumford & Sons.


    1. Babel
    2. Whispers In The Dark
    3. I Will Wait
    4. Holland Road
    5. Ghosts That We Knew
    6. Lover Of The Light
    7. Lovers' Eyes
    8. Reminder
    9. Hopeless Wanderer
    10. Broken Crown
    11. Below My Feet
    12. Not With Haste
    Mumford And Sons
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    Lobby Star

    Kitty has a playfulness and humour in her lyrics that I envy very much, and I know it won't be long until the rest of the world discovers many other things to love about her too. Finn Andrews (The Veils) // Lobby Star is Kitty Finer's debut EP, recorded at Bark studio, London and engineered/co-produced by Brian O'Shaughnessy (Primal Scream, My Bloody Valentine). Guest musicians on the EP include Kitty's father Jem Finer alongside his own band mates Andrew Ranken and Darryl Hunt of The Pogues, Debsey Wykes (Dolly Mixture, Coming Up Roses and St Etienne) Finn Andrews (The Veils) and brass provided by Kitty's old school friends The JJ Horns. LOBBY STAR is an introduction to the worldly Londoner, Kitty Finer. These six tracks set the tone and welcome you to her sound which crosses genres, spans time, travels the world and lands on your decks today. Influenced by her mother's records (Wreckless Eric, The Ramones, The Nips, Kirsty MacColl, The Ronettes, DollyMixture, John Cooper Clarke, Blondie, Pulp, Peaches and Bongwater) Kitty Finer arrives at a sound that combines the soul, pop, punk, garage rock and 60s Girl band influences.
    1. Broken Records
    2. Down In The Valley
    3. Generation Song
    4. L.O.V.E (Ain't No U or I in)
    5. Girls In The Garage
    6. Playing Baby
    Kitty Finer
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    Devils Brigade (On Sale)

    Devils Brigade is an all-star punk group featuring Matt Freeman and Tim Armstrong of Rancid and DJ Bonebrake, drummer of X and the Knitters. Rancid fans have always cherished Matts deep punk growl on his featured songs on Rancid albums, and now Devils Brigade brings his singing, rockabilly-inspired bass slap, and classic punk songwriting to the fore. With Tim Armstrongs Duane Eddy lead guitar and the rock-steady rhythm of DJ Bonebrake, Devils Brigade offers up twelve songs that mix equal parts Johnny Cash, the Pogues, and Sun rockabilly, in a combustible cocktail that will have fans slamming on this falls tour with the Street Dogs. On tracks like Bridge of Gold with vocals by Armstrong, the band stretches out, adding mandolin and banjo to their sound, while Ride Harley Ride features some slinky vibraphone. Also features guest vocals from Rancids Lars Frederikson.
    1. Im Movin Through
    2. My Own Man Now
    3. Shakedown
    4. Bridge Of Gold (featuring Tim Armstrong and Lars Frederiksen)
    5. Darlene
    6. Ride Harley Ride
    7. Whos Gonna Save You Now
    8. Desperate Times
    9. Vampire Girl
    10. Gentleman Of the Road (featuring Tim Armstrong)
    11. Protest Song
    12. Half Way To Hell
    Devils Brigade
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    The Meanest Of Times

    DKM come out swinging with their sixth studio album; a collection of tales about family, loyalty, and remembering where you came from. It contains all the best elements of the band's sound: a complex distillation of classic punk rock, Celtic folk, and American rock 'n' roll. It puts the band's diversity, intensity, and sincerity on full display. Consolidating strong sales history with digital single sales of 250,000 for I'm Shipping Up To Boston, which was the title track in Martin Scorcese's Academy Award winning film, The Departed. For fans of The Pogues, The Clash, Stiff Little Fingers, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen.
    1. Famous For Nothing
    2. God Willing
    3. The State Of Massachusetts
    4. Tomorrow's Industry
    5. Echoes On A. Street
    6. Vices And Virtues
    7. Surrender
    8. (F)lannigan's Ball
    9. I'll Begin Again
    10. Fairmount Hill
    11. Loyal To No One
    12. Shattered
    13. Rude Awakenings
    14. Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ya
    15. Never Forget
    16. Baba O'Riley
    17. Promise Land
    Dropkick Murphys
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    Going Out In Style

    DKM come out swinging with their sixth studio album; a collection of tales about family, loyalty, and remembering where you came from. It contains all the best elements of the band's sound: a complex distillation of classic punk rock, Celtic folk, and American rock 'n' roll. It puts the band's diversity, intensity, and sincerity on full display. Consolidating strong sales history with digital single sales of 250,000 for I'm Shipping Up To Boston, which was the title track in Martin Scorcese's Academy Award winning film, The Departed. For fans of The Pogues, The Clash, Stiff Little Fingers, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen.


    So what if I threw a party & all my friends were there? So goes a line from the title song of Dropkick Murphy's seventh studio album Going Out In Style. From the meanest of times to the best of times DKM want to lift your spirits during these tough times with the party to end all parties blasting from your speakers. The Murphy's know how to turn a wake in to a party.


    Now in their 15th year; with a Scorsese soundtrack hit, a US top 20 album, a lifetime membership to every Boston sports team and a sound owing as much to Springsteen and The Pogues as to the Clash, DKM have come a long way from the days of Bostonâs Rathskeller.


    Dropkick Murphys are not your typical punk band, they are Boston's biggest rock band, a band that plays Irish music with punk roots. A band with enormous families and armies of friends. They roll deep. DKM's music is so fierce and furious, their stage presence so explosive, and their commitment to their fans so ironclad, one can't help but be moved. They are the AC/DC of Celtic punk rock.

    1. Hang 'Em High
    2. Going Out In Style
    3. The Hardest Mile
    4. Cruel
    5. Memorial Day
    6. Sunday Hardcore Matinee
    7. Broken Hymns
    8. Deed Not Words
    9. Take 'Em Down
    10. Climbing A Chair To Bed
    11. 1953
    12. Peg O' My Heart (traditional)
    13. The Irish Rover (traditional)
    Dropkick Murphys
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  • Red Roses For Me Red Roses For Me Quick View

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    Red Roses For Me

    Reissue With Original Artwork Designs


    'Red Roses For Me' uses the 2013 remix from the original multi-track tapes by Nick Robbins who was the original engineer of the album in 1984.

    1. Transmetropolitan (2013 Mix)
    2. The Battle Of Brisbane (2013 Mix)
    3. The Auld Triangle (2013 Mix)
    4. Waxie's Dargle (2013 Mix)
    5. Boys From The County Hell (2013 Mix)
    6. Sea Shanty (2013 Mix)
    7. Dark Streets Of London (2013 Mix)
    8. Streams Of Whiskey (2013 Mix)
    9. Poor Paddy (2013 Mix)
    10. Dingle Regatta (2013 Mix)
    11. Greenland Whale Fisheries (2013 Mix)
    12. Down In The Ground Where The Deadmen Go (2013 Mix)
    13. Kitty (2013 Mix)
    The Pogues
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  • Stoned & Dethroned Stoned & Dethroned Quick View

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    Stoned & Dethroned

    Import


    Previously known for feedback-drenched pop songs and gothic surf/blues storms, The Jesus & Mary Chain followed a successful year of touring in 1992 (including a slot on the second Lollapalooza tour) by entering the studio to record an acoustic album. The sessions were the first time that principal members Jim and William Reid had embarked on a recording with a full band since their incendiary debut, but the results could not have been different.


    Though the hooks were still there, Stoned & Dethroned emerged with a calmer, almost folk/country-tinged sound. Any feedback appears as hazy atmospherics rather than pain-inducing squeals. The sound of the album nobly approximates the drugged swagger of the classic early-70s Rolling Stones records, but with The Jesus & Mary Chains uniquely foreboding lyrical perspective.


    The albums first single, Sometimes Always featuring Mazzy Stars Hope Sandoval, was an MTV and modern rock radio hit. The song updated the Lee & Nancy/Porter & Dolly duet mold with a catchy hook and ringing guitar lead. It became an instant classic. It was also no coincidence that the sonics of Stoned & Dethroned resembled those of Mazzy Stars electric/acoustic psych hybrid. Sandoval and the elder Reid were a couple at the time of its recording and he was obviously feeling the pull of the West Coast vibes. Another guest vocalist, The Pogues Shane MacGowan, provides the anguished lead on the stellar God Help Me.


    The Jesus & Mary Chain picked the perfect time to make this record. Their sonic assaults and industrial pop couldve only taken them so far. Proving that they were capable of making more intuitive and subtle art, Stoned & Dethroned positions the underlying desperation of the Reids music in a different light.

    1. Dirty Water
    2. Bullet Lovers
    3. Sometimes Always
    4. Come On
    5. Between Us
    6. Hole
    7. Never Saw It Coming
    8. She
    9. Wish I Could
    10. Save Me
    11. Till It Shines
    12. God Help Me
    13. Girlfriend
    14. Everybody I Know
    15. You've Been a Friend
    16. These Days
    17. Feeling Lucky
    The Jesus and Mary Chain
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    New Drugs

    Led by the revered Johnny Peebucks of legendary punk group The Swingin' Utters on vocals
    and Matt Grayson's ripping guitar, this second release from Bay Area's Druglords combines the
    punk stylings of The Dwarves and Circle Jerks with more varied influences like Pogues and
    Pixies. Some wild rhythms, audacious lyrics, and crafty guitar leads make for an eclectic
    13-song record of rowdy, singalong punk rock. Plus, we think there might be a Christmas song on here? Bing would be so proud!
    There's Something Seriously Wrong With Me
    Brandy Breath
    Take Your Meds
    MacGowan's Seeth
    This Is A Pig
    Such A Bore
    Forward To Fun
    For My Life
    Don't Mind Me
    Highway 1
    Fucked 17
    Might We Dance
    Hooray For The Holidays
    Druglords of the Avenues
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  • Sid & Nancy: Love Kills (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) Sid & Nancy: Love Kills (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) Quick View

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    Sid & Nancy: Love Kills (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack)

    Soundtrack to the 1986 biopic on the lives of Sex Pistols' bassist Sid Vicious & girlfriend Nancy Spungen. Album coincides with the 40th Anniversary of the release of The Sex Pistols' Never Mind The Bollocks. Features songs from Clash founder Joe Strummer, former Pistols' bandmate Steve Jones, Velvet Underground's John Cale, plus contributions from The Pogues and Circle Jerks, as well as actor Gary Oldman.

    Now repressed on 120g black wax vinyl for the first time in 30 years.

    1. Love Kills (Title Track) - Performed by Joe Strummer
    2. Haunted- Performed by The Pogues
    3. Pleasure And Pain - Performed by Steve Jones
    4. Chinese Choppers - Performed by Pray For Rain
    5. Love Kills - Performed by Circle Jerks
    6. Off The Boat - Performed by Pray For Rain
    7. Dum Dum Club - Performed by Joe Strummer
    8. Burning Room - Performed by Pray For Rain
    9. She Never Took No For An Answer - Performed by John Cale
    10.Junk - Performed by The Pogues
    11.I Wanna Be Your Dog - Performed by Gary Oldman
    12.My Way - Performed by Gary Oldman
    13.Taxi To Heaven - Performed by Pray For Rain
    Various Artists
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    The Airing of Grievances

    Glen Rock, New Jersey is a small, safe suburban enclave to the west of New York City and is home to 23-year-old Patrick Stickles, lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of the band Titus Andronicus. He was joined by his old Glen Rock friends Ian Graetzer on bass and Andrew Cedermark on guitar, and they became part of a local scene that comprised about 16 bands. This scene provided the backdrop for the formation of Titus Andronicus. The band is now a five-piece, and includes Ian OÆNeil on guitar and Eric Harm on drums.


    Stickles brings to Titus Andronicus one of the most distinctive voices that we have heard in some time. With breathless fury, he tells stories of life lessons learned that most folks spend their entire lives trying to verbalize, of simple twists of fate with grave consequences, of losing the ability to trust someone close to you, of the futility of life versus the finality of death. He launches his insights across a wall of defiant, triumphant rock anthems, which have earned Titus Andronicus comparisons to such iconoclasts as Bruce Springsteen, the Pogues and The Replacements. Moreover, the band paints a picture of desperation offset by the sheer wonder of life; its music basks in the struggle.


    Recorded at Marcata Recording in New Paltz, NY in the second half of 2007, The Airing of Grievances is Titus AndronicusÆ debut album, following a pair of seven-inch singles and an early EP. The album received plenty of praise from places like Spin Magazine, Pitchfork and a plethora of blogs upon itÆs initial release in May of 2008. This new XL Recordings version has been newly re-mastered.

    1. Fear and Loathing In Mahwah, NJ
    2. My Time Outside The Womb
    3. Joset Of Nazareth's Blues
    4. Arms Against Atrophy
    5. Ypon Viewing Brueghel's Landscape With The Fall of Icarus
    6. Titus Andronicus
    7. No Future Part One
    8. No Future Part Two: The Days
    9. After No Future
    10. Albert Camus
    Titus Andronicus
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    Multiviral

    Calle 13 have come a long way since their 2005 debut, when they were a smartass pair of twentysomethings from Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, riding the international reggaeton boom with a club-minded mix of sex talk and political invective. With their fifth record, frontman Residente and his halfbrother Visitante have made as ambitious a hip-hop album - if that's not too narrow a term - as any in any language. Beginning with an incantatory intro delivered by Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano, the album ramps up through Respira El Momento, where Residente breathlessly escalates his Eminem-ish flow over dark piano, orchestral swells and choral drama. El Aguante pays tribute to human endurance, calling out a laundry list of dubious leaders (among them Hitler, Idi Amin, Stalin/Bush, Truman, Ariel Sharon) over a pennywhistle stomp owing to both Gogol Bordello and the Pogues. And on the title track, driven forward by Middle Eastern vocals and guest Tom Morello's strafing guitar, controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange - who recorded his spoken-word part in the basement of the Ecuadorian embassy in London - salutes the power of people armed with the truth. The song, like the entire LP, is an object lesson in just that.


    - Will Hermes (Rolling Stone)

    LP 1
    1. Intro - El Viaje
    2. La Vida (Respira el Momento)
    3. Interludio - Un Buen Día para Morir
    4. El Aguante
    5. Ojos Color Sol
    6. Multi_Viral
    7. Cuando los Pies Besan el Piso
    8. Adentro


    LP 2
    1. Interludio - Stupid Is as Stupid Does
    2. Los Idiotas
    3. Fuera de la Atmósfera del Cráneo
    4. Perseguido
    5. Gato Que Avanza, Perro Que Ladra
    6. Me Vieron Cruzar
    7. Así de Grandes Son las Ideas

    Calle 13
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    You & Me

    The music that inspired The Walkmen to compose You & Me follows in a tradition of song writing that goes back to early rock 'n' roll: the intimacy and energy of Elvis Presley's and Buddy Holly's early recordings, and the massive voice and orchestration of Roy Orbison. And it carries on through people like Bob Marley and Randy Newman and on to bands like The Pogues and The Modern Lovers - the sort of songs that are very much a product of their time and place while firmly rooted in tradition. The vocals were performed live right in the room with the full band, and sometimes a horn section too.

    With some romance and drama, You & Me harnesses a sense of classic live-band production into meticulously constructed, unique-sounding rock songs. The sound would definitely not be mistaken for old, but it would be impossible to ignore the most timeless influences. You & Me offers a distinctive twist to the Walkmen sound of their first three records. Each song shows focus, and an up-beat enthusiasm apparent in all lyrics, music, and performances. It is a long record, clocking in at just under an hour, and it presents a wide range of ideas. The pacing is very important, as the band felt it was essential to set the right tone, and show each song in its proper light.

    Writing and recording of You & Me happened over a vibrant and rigorous 2-year period, during which the members of The Walkmen were split between Philadelphia and New York. The band rode China Town busses five days a week to work in two small rehearsal spaces (an old nightclub in Chelsea, New York and a warehouse in Fish Town, Philadelphia) to freeze by the kerosene heater in the winter, and sweat it out in the summer. By the time of the records pressing there were over four hundred cast-off 8-track tapes littering both spaces.

    The album was recorded in two installments, the first at Sweet Tea studios in Oxford, Mississippi (where they had worked on Bows and Arrows) with engineer John Agnello (Dinosaur Jr., Hold Steady, Sonic Youth) and in a couple of sessions in New York's Gigantic Studios (built by Phillip Glass) with engineer Chris Zane. You & Me is a solid and complex showcase of inspired songwriting. Romantic and celebratory, this is the sound of The Walkmen returning to classic form.

    1. Donde Esta la Playa
    2. Flamingos (for Colbert)
    3. On the Water
    4. In the New Year
    5. Seven Years of Holidays (for Stretch)
    6. Postcards from Tiny Islands
    7. Red Moon
    8. Canadian Girl
    9. Four Provinces
    10. Long Time Ahead of Us
    11. The Blue Route
    12. New Country
    13. I Lost You
    14. If Only it Were True
    The Walkmen
    $17.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    Blood And Chocolate (On Sale)


    Elvis Costello Blood and Chocolate on Numbered Limited Edition 180g LP from Mobile Fidelity


    Emotionally Cathartic Nick Lowe-Produced Set Includes I Want You, I Hope You're Happy Now, and Uncomplicated


    Mastered from the Original Master Tapes and Pressed at RTI: Guitar-Driven, Stripped-Down 1986 Album Teems With Stacked Rhythms, Tonalities, Punch, and Tension


    Costello at His Most Vicious: Songs Rumble and Storm, Dark Humor and Biting Lyrics Address Tumult, Jealousy, Vindictiveness


    Part of Mobile Fidelity's Elvis Costello Reissue Series: Singer-Songwriter's First Eleven Studio Albums Available on Sumptuously Sounding 180g LP


    Known in his youth as the angry young man, Elvis Costello waited until 1986 to create the most vicious record of his career. Stripped to the studs and produced by Nick Lowe, Blood and Chocolate seethes with vindictiveness, spite, and rancor. The 11-track effort clatters with raw rock n' roll menace and clangs with darkly humorous intent. Venomous, acerbic, and aggressive, it values rhythm and attack over harmony and melody. A volatile rite of passage on which harsh Telecaster riffs cut like razor blades and Costello spits words as if they were Molotov cocktails tossed at enemies, this is the satisfying sound of emotional catharsis.


    Mastered from the original master tapes and pressed at RTI, this collectable edition of Blood and Chocolate joins Mobile Fidelity's acclaimed Costello reissues series in presenting the icon's vital records in rich, dynamic, three-dimensional analog sound. That's never been truer than it is here. Costello and Co. recorded the songs in a large room at London's Olympic Studios while playing at stage volumes, an unconventional approach that nonetheless suited the music's raw feel. Nearly every track was done in three takes or less, with minimal vocal fixes and overdubs added immediately afterward. Such energy, spark, force, and pace thrive on this reissue.


    Capturing the decibel-laden atmosphere that heightens the rhythmic pace and elevates the urgency of the deliveries, Mobile Fidelity's 180g LP delivers the band's performances with wall-of-sound hugeness and booming authority. And while this isn't a record where subtlety reigns, listeners can now discern the acoustic guitar strummed by Lowe for the foundation of the savage Uncomplicated as well as the nuanced final bars of the inimitable I Want You on which each member's instrumental track is switched off to bleed into Costello's vocal microphone. Indeed, for all the apparent chaos, Steve Nieve's keyboards even get accurate placement and imaging on this incredible pressing. Then there's the temperament of the songs themselves-perhaps best described by Costello.


    The album title and Eamon Singer's crude cover painting reflected some intense and uncertain situations. The record might have well been a blurred polaroid: a smashed-up room, a squashed box of chocolates, some broken glass and a little blood smeared on the wall, wrote the singer in 2002. The album [is] a pissed-off 32-year-old divorce's version of the musical blueprint with which I had begun my recording career with the Attractions. Indeed, the band-on the verge of fraying at the seams and at each other's throats in close confines-pummels twanging chords, beats up on notes, turns up amplifiers, and eyes everything with great suspicion.


    Lyrically, Costello has seldom been wittier, sharper, or more malicious. The snarling, tables-turning I Hope You're Happy Now joins Bob Dylan's Positively Fourth Street as among the most lacerating kiss-off tunes ever penned. Similarly sarcastic, Next Time Round lends a pop rave-up air to the album's otherwise dark assault. The bloodletting Crimes of Paris and Poor Napoleon (featuring Pogues singer Cait O'Riordan playing the role of the voice of pity) confront the consequences of traumatic relationships and lustful choices with a savvy intellect. Given the mood and mindset of everyone and everything involved, it's no surprise that Costello and the Attractions wouldn't again work together until eight years later. Saying that Blood and Chocolate was worth the sacrifice is an understatement.


    This title is not eligible for further discount.

    1. Uncomplicated
    2. I Hope You're Happy Now
    3. Tokyo Storm Warning
    4. Home Is Anywhere You Hang Your Head
    5. I Want You
    6. Honey, Are You Straight or Are You Blind?
    7. Blue Chair
    8. Battered Old Bird
    9. Crimes of Paris
    10. Poor Napoleon
    11. Next Time Round
    Elvis Costello
    $34.99 $31.49 Save $3.50 (10%)
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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