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  • Live From Camp X-Ray Live From Camp X-Ray Quick View

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    Live From Camp X-Ray

    Seventh and final studio album from RFTC, originally released in 2002. Limited vinyl pressing.

    1. I'm Not Invisible
    2. Get Down
    3. I Can't Feel My Head
    4. Can You Hear It?
    5. I Wanna Know What I Wanna Know
    6. Bring Us Bullets
    7. Bucket of Piss
    8. Dumb, Blind and Horny
    9. Outsider
    10. Too Many Balls
    Rocket From The Crypt
    $19.99
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  • Rock Art & The X-Ray Style Rock Art & The X-Ray Style Quick View

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    Rock Art & The X-Ray Style

    Rock Art and the X-Ray Style is the debut album by Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, released in 1999. This album featured the band in its first incarnation: Joe Strummer and Antony Genn on guitar and vocals, Martin Slattery playing keyboards and guitar, Steve Smiley Barnard on drums, Pablo Cook on other percussion instruments, and Scott Shields on bass. Richard Flack also did engineering on the album. The record marked Strummer's re-emergence from a long absence in the music scene, his last record being 1989's Earthquake Weather. The album begins with Tony Adams, a track which sounds not unlike Strummer's previous work with The Clash. Saxophone riffs are juxtaposed with reggae inspired guitar, as Strummer recites lyrics detailing a catastrophe hitting New York City. The rest of the record takes a winding journey, with songs that capture Strummer's genre mixing.
    1. Tony Adams
    2. Sandpaper Blues
    3. X-Ray Style
    4. Techno D-Day
    5. Road to Rock N' Roll
    6. Nitcomb
    7. Diggin the New
    8. Forbidden City
    9. Yalla, Yalla
    10. Willesden to Cricklewood
    Joe Strummer
    $19.99
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  • The Raincoats (Awaiting Repress) The Raincoats (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    The Raincoats (Awaiting Repress)

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

    1 No Side To Fall In

    2 Adventures Close To Home

    3 Off Duty Trip

    4 Black And White

    5 Lola

     

    Side Two

    1 The Void

    2 Life On The Line

    3 You're A Million

    4 In Love

    5 No Looking
    The Raincoats
    $15.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
  • Generation Indigo Generation Indigo Quick View

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    Generation Indigo

    At the end of 2010, Poly Styrene, the unforgettable frontwoman and iconic face of the seminal U.K. punk band X-ray Spex announced her return to the music scene with the album Generation Indigo produced by Youth (The Verve, Killing Joke, The Fireman, Edwyn Collins).


    Poly Styrene remains a genuine icon and one of the main influences on the Riot Grrri scenes with bands like Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Gossip, LeTigre and others recognizing her fiery, irrepressible presence. With her great self-styled image, brilliantly sharp lyrics and powerful presence, Poly's indomitable spirit still inspires.


    Generation Indigo kicks off with the mighty, power-pop of I Luv Ur Sneakers and maintains the quick pace with first single Virtual Boyfriend before then moving into dubstep territories on the title track Generation Indigo. The album takes in everything from neo-X-ray Spex punk rock on Thrash City and L.U.V to the Trojan-reggae infused grooves of No Rockefeller, Code Pink Dub and Colour Blind whilst stand out songs, Thrash City and White Gold attest to the power of Poly's soaring vocals. Poly showcases humorous musings on pop culture and fashion whilst also tackling heavier subject matter with her politically aware and intelligent lyrics.


    1. I Luv Ur Sneakers

    2. Virtual Boyfriend
    3. Generation Indigo
    4. Kitsch
    5. White Gold
    6. L.U.V.
    7. Ghoulish
    8. Code Pink Dub
    9. Colour Blind
    10. Thrash City
    11. No Rockefeller
    12. Electric Blue Monsoon

    Poly Styrene
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    Atomic

    Atomic, the new album by Scottish experimental rock
    legends Mogwai, is composed of reworked versions of
    the music recorded for the soundtrack to director Mark
    Cousins' acclaimed documentary Atomic: Living In
    Dread and Promise, which first aired on BBC Four last
    summer.


    Constructed entirely of archive film, Atomic is an
    impressionistic kaleidoscope of the horrors of our nuclear
    times - protest marches, Cold War sabre-rattling,
    Chernobyl and Fukishima - but also the sublime beauty
    of the atomic world, and how x-rays and MRI scans have
    improved human lives. Mogwai's soundtrack
    encapsulates the nightmare of the nuclear age, but its
    dreamlike qualities too. It is the latest in the band's series
    of impressive soundtracks and scores, following
    acclaimed albums Les Revenants (The Returned) and
    Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait.


    Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite says: The Atomic
    soundtrack is one of the most intense and fulfilling
    projects we've taken on as a band. Ever since we went to
    Hiroshima to play and visited the peace park this has
    been a subject very close to us. The end results, both the
    film score and the record are pieces I'm extremely proud
    of.

    LP 1
    1. Ether
    2. SCRAM
    3. Bitterness Centrifuge
    4. U-235
    5. Pripyat


    LP 2
    1. Weak Force
    2. Little Boy
    3. Are You A Dancer?
    4. Tzar
    5. Fat Man

    Mogwai
    $24.99
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  • Marantz NR1608 Receiver Marantz NR1608 Receiver Quick View

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    Marantz NR1608 Receiver


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.



    Marantz NR1608 Ultra-Slim 7.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD Network AV Receiver with HEOS


    A thrilling high-quality AV receiver occupying minimal space: that's the NR1608. High current discrete power amplifiers on all 7 channels deliver astonishing power and clarity, and it delivers immersive 3D surround sound thanks to both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X decoders, yet at just a little more than 3 inches tall it's slim enough to slip into any TV cabinet. It's fully compatible with the latest HDMI and HDCP 2.2 specifications on all 8 HDMI inputs, and will pass all the latest video formats - 4K 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, BT.2020, HDR and Dolby Vision - from Blu-ray players, set-top boxes, games consoles and streamed/download 4K Ultra HD content to an Ultra HD TV or projector. For future HDR broadcast content, HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) pass-through will also be supported via a firmware update.


    Bluetooth and AirPlay can stream music directly from portable devices, while HEOS wireless multi-room music integration allows the NR1608 to become part of a complete home-wide music system. Explore and play your own music library, online streaming music services and thousands of Internet radio stations, using the free HEOS app.


    The Marantz 2016 AVR Remote app is also available free from the Apple app store, GooglePlay and the Amazon app store.


    Marantz
    $749.00
    Ultra Slim AV Receiver Buy Now
  • Marantz AV7703 Preamplifier Marantz AV7703 Preamplifier Quick View

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    Marantz AV7703 Preamplifier


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    11.2 Channel Network AV Pre-Amplifier with HEOS Music Streaming Technology


    The extremely versatile AV7703 perfectly and expertly handles any kind of high-resolution multichannel audio format. Superb surround sound audio quality from the latest surround formats including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D (optional paid upgrade). The AV7703 even enhances audio quality by delicately handling all signals via the Marantz's own current feedback HDAMs preamp, before passing them to the high-quality 11.2 channel XLR or 11.2 RCA outputs and separate power amp.


    Full wireless connectivity is provided by both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Apple's Airplay is supported for simple wireless music streaming. High resolution audio formats and playback are fully supported for incredible fidelity. There is even a Phono MM input - ideal for those precious vinyls.


    With built-in HEOS technology, the AV7703 becomes a part of the HEOS wireless multi-room music network that enables you to enjoy your favorite music anywhere and everywhere around your home. You can explore, browse, and play music from your own music library, from online streaming music services, and from thousands of internet radio stations using the free HEOS app.


    Prepared for the future, the AV7703 features an advanced video section that's fully compatible with the latest HDMI 2.0a and HDCP 2.2 specifications on all 8 HDMI inputs. With 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR), 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through support on every input, the AV7703 is ready for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc players, set-top boxes and other 4K Ultra HD sources. In addition, the AV7703 can upscale standard and high definition analog and digital video content to 4K Ultra HD, breathing new life into your favorite legacy sources.


    Marantz MM-series power amplifer lineup adds perfecton to your system. It's all there, just waiting to perform.


    Marantz
    $2,199.00
    AV Preamplifier Buy Now
  • Marantz NR1607 Receiver Marantz NR1607 Receiver Quick View

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    Marantz NR1607 Receiver


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Marantz NR1607 Ultra-slim 7.2 channel Network AV Receiver with Bluetooth and built-in Wi-Fi


    Discover a thrilling new dimension in sound from a high-quality AV receiver that occupies minimal space: that's the promise of the NR1607. Featuring high current discrete power amplifiers on all 7 channels, the NR1607 delivers astonishing power and clarity from a cabinet just a little more than 3 inches high. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, with dual antennas for robust connection, let you stream your music via AirPlay or Spotify Connect, from 10,000 Internet Radio stations or from local network storage drives - all the way through to high resolution audio, and with the famous Marantz sound quality.


    It comes with Dolby Atmos immersive surround decoding to deliver breathtaking surround sound from today's advanced movie soundtracks. Slim enough to slip into any TV cabinet, it delivers the same revolutionary Dolby Atmos 3D surround sound found in the very best theaters, creating an overhead surround soundfield to give a dramatic expansion of the sonic space. A future firmware update will also allow the NR1607 to decode DTS:X soundtracks, for ultimate compatibility with this new world of 3D sound.


    The NR1607 is ready for Ultra High Definition vision, too: its advanced video section is fully compatible with the latest HDMI 2.0a and HDCP 2.2 specifications on all 8 HDMI inputs, allowing it to pass all the latest video formats to an Ultra HD TV or projector. With 4K 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and 21:9, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through, it's ready for the next generation of Blu-ray disc players, set-top boxes, games consoles and streamed/download 4K Ultra HD content.


    It's easy to setup and control, too: the unique Marantz Setup Assistant guarantees a hassle-free setup, while the free Marantz 2016 AVR Remote app is available from the Apple app store, Google Play, and the Amazon appstore, to let you control the receiver comfortably from your smartphone or tablet.


    Marantz
    $699.00
    Ultra Slim AV Receiver Buy Now
  • Marantz SR7011 Receiver Marantz SR7011 Receiver Quick View

    $2,199.00
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    Marantz SR7011 Receiver


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    9.2 Channel Network AV Receiver with HEOS Music Streaming Technology


    Experience the top of the line Marantz AV Receiver range with the new SR7011. Surround yourself in thrilling 3D surround sound with the most complete immersive format including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Auro 3D (via paid upgrade). All three codecs are able to drive overhead speakers for a true 3D sound experience. And thanks to the receiver's 9 high quality amplifier stages, each providing 125 W of pure Marantz power and finesse, you can drive a full 5.1.4 home cinema setup without the need of additional external amplifiers. The SR7011 features high grade audio components that have been carefully selected. The whole internal circuit further enhances audio quality by delicately handling all signals via the Marantz-own HDAMs (Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module) in Current Feedback topology before passing them on to the power stage to fire up the connected speakers.


    With built-in HEOS technology, the SR7011 becomes a part of the HEOS wireless multi-room music network that enables you to enjoy your favorite music anywhere and everywhere around your home. You can explore, browse, and play music from your own music library, from online streaming music services, and from thousands of internet radio stations using the free HEOS app. And additional Bluetooth and AirPlay let you stream music directly from any compatible device.


    Prepared for the future, the SR7011 features an advanced video section that's fully compatible with the latest HDMI and HDCP 2.2 specifications on all 8 HDMI ports. With 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR), 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through support on every input, the SR7011 is ready for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc players, set-top boxes and other modern 4K Ultra HD sources. In addition, the SR7011 can upscale standard and high definition analog and digital video content to 4K Ultra HD, breathing new life into your favorite legacy sources.


    Marantz
    $2,199.00
    AV Receiver Buy Now
  • Topiary (Colored Vinyl) Topiary (Colored Vinyl) Quick View

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    Topiary (Colored Vinyl)

    Half-Moon Vinyl (Half Black, Half Transparent)


    Ghostly International presents Xeno & Oaklander's new full-length album Topiary.
    In their fifth album to date, the Brooklyn based girl / boy electronic duo explores
    themes of arcana and electricity.


    The title 'Topiary' refers to a highly ornamental hand sculpted garden such as
    Levins Hall in Cumbria UK or the stately grounds of Versailles. Pruned and
    fashioned into forms, shrubs and trees are turned into semblances of abstract and
    natural shapes - nature imitating nature, much to the delight of dreamers and
    romantics. The band, Sean McBride and Liz Wendelbo, views the album as a
    journey through the manifold hallways of electro magnetic architecture and
    enchanted landscapes.


    The sound of Topiary is rich and deep; like a 60s French Pop album shot through a
    prism of late renaissance chamber music. Liz Wendelbo's voice seems haunted by
    ghosts of YÉYÉ girls, Françoise Hardy's whispers set against a glorious backdrop
    of blaring synthetic horns and organs.


    Known for their signature analog synth sound, Xeno & Oaklander have been
    quoted as referring to their synths as elemental: fire is what powers energy,
    voltage and electricity. Electro magnetism is electric energy, like lightning in the
    sky: here it is controlled by switches and buttons, shaped by filters and
    envelopes, and travels through patch cables and modules to create synthetic
    creations of classical instruments: pianos, brass, guitars, percussions. The result is
    orchestral and textured.


    A room - a sound studio is often referred to as 'the room': it has a sound, a history,
    and ghosts in its machines. Xeno & Oaklander's new album was recorded at the
    Tom Tom Club / Talking Heads' Clubhouse Studio deep in the woods of New
    England. Known for their analog synthesizer sound, Xeno & Oaklander plugged in
    their entire arsenal of synths into the Clubhouse array of analog outboard gear.
    They used their signature style of recording: the album was recorded as a live
    session, but this time in a bracketed amount of time and in one place. Everything
    was arranged, recorded and mixed in a month at the Clubhouse. Liz and Sean
    were intent on creating a sense of dimensionality with this recording by exploring
    the idea of 3D in sound: left, right, back and front as well as up and down. Room
    tone is present in the recordings themselves, so that 'the room' is present in the
    songs, and so that there is a trace of the space in the sound itself: making this a
    unique recording. The vinyl and Cd are mixed seamlessly like a constant pulse of
    electricity.


    Metaphysics, the study of being, time and space is a long time fascination for
    Xeno & Oaklander and the inspiration for part of their band name. Xeno was a
    pre-Socratic philosopher whose view on the world tipped it upside down and
    inside out: he is known for his paradoxes; in short what you see is not what you
    get, life is a chimera, an illusion, a matter of perception. It is this inversion that
    captures the imagination of the band. Day vs. night, hot vs. cold, sunshine vs.
    moonlight, glitter vs. silver, chemistry vs. alchemy, stasis vs. movement; these are
    themes that permeate their lyrics and sounds.


    The artwork by Liz Wendelbo echoes the electro magnetic theme with what looks
    like a starry night sky or skyscraper at night. It is a blown up X-Ray of protein
    photographed through an electron microscope - what is called X-Ray crystallography.
    In Liz's words what is deep inside of us is a reflection of what is above us: and
    electricity runs through it all.

    1. Marble
    2. Virtues and Vice
    3. Baroque
    4. Topiary
    5. Palms
    6. Chevron
    7. Chimera
    8. Worldling Worlds
    9. Topiary II
    Xeno & Oaklander
    $19.99
    Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Topiary Topiary Quick View

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    Topiary

    Recorded At Tom Tom Club/Talking Heads' Clubhouse Studio On All Analogue Gear


    Ghostly International presents Xeno & Oaklander's new full-length album Topiary.
    In their fifth album to date, the Brooklyn based girl / boy electronic duo explores
    themes of arcana and electricity.


    The title 'Topiary' refers to a highly ornamental hand sculpted garden such as
    Levins Hall in Cumbria UK or the stately grounds of Versailles. Pruned and
    fashioned into forms, shrubs and trees are turned into semblances of abstract and
    natural shapes - nature imitating nature, much to the delight of dreamers and
    romantics. The band, Sean McBride and Liz Wendelbo, views the album as a
    journey through the manifold hallways of electro magnetic architecture and
    enchanted landscapes.


    The sound of Topiary is rich and deep; like a 60s French Pop album shot through a
    prism of late renaissance chamber music. Liz Wendelbo's voice seems haunted by
    ghosts of YÉYÉ girls, Françoise Hardy's whispers set against a glorious backdrop
    of blaring synthetic horns and organs.


    Known for their signature analog synth sound, Xeno & Oaklander have been
    quoted as referring to their synths as elemental: fire is what powers energy,
    voltage and electricity. Electro magnetism is electric energy, like lightning in the
    sky: here it is controlled by switches and buttons, shaped by filters and
    envelopes, and travels through patch cables and modules to create synthetic
    creations of classical instruments: pianos, brass, guitars, percussions. The result is
    orchestral and textured.


    A room - a sound studio is often referred to as 'the room': it has a sound, a history,
    and ghosts in its machines. Xeno & Oaklander's new album was recorded at the
    Tom Tom Club / Talking Heads' Clubhouse Studio deep in the woods of New
    England. Known for their analog synthesizer sound, Xeno & Oaklander plugged in
    their entire arsenal of synths into the Clubhouse array of analog outboard gear.
    They used their signature style of recording: the album was recorded as a live
    session, but this time in a bracketed amount of time and in one place. Everything
    was arranged, recorded and mixed in a month at the Clubhouse. Liz and Sean
    were intent on creating a sense of dimensionality with this recording by exploring
    the idea of 3D in sound: left, right, back and front as well as up and down. Room
    tone is present in the recordings themselves, so that 'the room' is present in the
    songs, and so that there is a trace of the space in the sound itself: making this a
    unique recording. The vinyl and Cd are mixed seamlessly like a constant pulse of
    electricity.


    Metaphysics, the study of being, time and space is a long time fascination for
    Xeno & Oaklander and the inspiration for part of their band name. Xeno was a
    pre-Socratic philosopher whose view on the world tipped it upside down and
    inside out: he is known for his paradoxes; in short what you see is not what you
    get, life is a chimera, an illusion, a matter of perception. It is this inversion that
    captures the imagination of the band. Day vs. night, hot vs. cold, sunshine vs.
    moonlight, glitter vs. silver, chemistry vs. alchemy, stasis vs. movement; these are
    themes that permeate their lyrics and sounds.


    The artwork by Liz Wendelbo echoes the electro magnetic theme with what looks
    like a starry night sky or skyscraper at night. It is a blown up X-Ray of protein
    photographed through an electron microscope - what is called X-Ray crystallography.
    In Liz's words what is deep inside of us is a reflection of what is above us: and
    electricity runs through it all.

    1. Marble
    2. Virtues and Vice
    3. Baroque
    4. Topiary
    5. Palms
    6. Chevron
    7. Chimera
    8. Worldling Worlds
    9. Topiary II
    Xeno & Oaklander
    $18.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Sleepwalker (Pre-Order) Sleepwalker (Pre-Order) Quick View

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    Sleepwalker (Pre-Order)

    Pressed On 180 Gram Black & White Swirl Vinyl


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso At Friday Music & Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA With Ron McMaster


    Manufactured At R.T.I.


    First Time Gatefold & Poster Presentation


    Includes 12 x 12 Poster


    In 1977, the superstar Kinks embarked on an incredible musical journey which surely was developing into the most successful era of their four-decade career. Thanks in part to their first Arista Records smash album Sleepwalker, Ray Davies, Dave Davies, Mick Avory and John Dalton expanded their early 70's sound into a unique brand of album oriented rock and storytelling like no other legacy band at the time.


    With nine solid new rockers like the autobiographical Life On The Road and smash singles like Juke Box Music and the stellar title track Sleepwalker, the entire LP seemed like a greatest hits album at the time due to the way rock radio was so receptive to this tremendous new masterwork from The Kinks.


    Filled with even more favorites like Mr. Big Man, Sleepless Night and Life Goes On, the Rock Hall Of Famers' The Kinks truly delivered one of the most important albums of the classic rock era with the brilliant Sleepwalker.


    Therefore it is with much pleasure to continue our lengthy reissue program with another fine installment in The Kinks/ Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series with their 1977 groundbreaking hit LP Sleepwalker. And what a better way to celebrate your holidays this year with this exclusive Friday Music release on limited edition Black & White Swirl Vinyl.


    Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Mastering in Hollywood, CA, the amazing release is also manufactured at R.T.I.


    To further enhance your Kinks musical enjoyment, we are also presenting this stellar album in a first time gatefold cover, as well as including a 12 x 12 front cover LP poster insert.


    So, please join Friday Music in welcoming back The Kinks and their legendary Sleepwalker LP.

    1. Life On The Road
    2. Mr. Big Man
    3. Sleepwalker
    4. Brother
    5. Juke Box Music
    6. Sleepless Night
    7. Stormy Sky
    8. Full Moon
    9. Life Goes On
    The Kinks
    $32.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP PRE-ORDER Buy Now
  • The Beautiful Letdown The Beautiful Letdown Quick View

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    The Beautiful Letdown

    180-Gram Colored Vinyl


    Mastered For Vinyl And Lacquers Created By Stan Ricker


    Plated At RTI


    High Gloss Gatefold Jacket


    11 X 22 Insert


    The Beautiful Letdown is the fourth studio album by alternative rock band Switchfoot. Originally released on February 25, 2003, it launched the band into the mainstream on the strength of two top 20 singles: ''Meant to Live'' and ''Dare You to Move.''


    For a band who took their name from their beloved surfing hobby, Switchfoot are anything but posterboys for the slacker mindset. The San Diego quartet spent little time resting on the laurels of their Best Rock Gospel Album Grammy nomination for 2000's LEARNING TO BREATHE, opting for a tireless tour schedule instead. Their first offering with new label Red Ink finds the band further refining their pop-rock craft. Switchfoot's music makes no secret at making musical nods to their contemporaries, most notably Foo Fighters (''Ammunition''), Third Eye Blind (''Dare You To Move''), and Sugar Ray (''Gone''). With THE BEAUTIFUL LETDOWN, Switchfoot succeed at making a document reflecting on real life with a consistent undercurrent of hope and humility.

    1. Meant To Live
    2. This If Your Life
    3. More Than Fine
    4. Ammunition
    5. Dare You To Move
    6. Redemption
    7. The Beautiful Letdown
    8. Gone
    9. On Fire
    10. Adding To The Noise
    11. Twenty-Four
    Switchfoot
    $25.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
  • One For The Road (On Sale) One For The Road (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

    $42.99 $30.09 Save $12.90 (30%)

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    One For The Road (On Sale)

    Double 180 Gram Pink Vinyl

    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso (The Kinks) At Friday Music Studios & Capitol Mastering

    Pressed At R.T.I.

    Presented In Original Stunning Gatefold Cover & Features 12 X 24 Double Sided Concert Tour Poster

    The Kinks "One For The Road" is an extensive live overview of their greatest hits, popular album tracks, along with artist and fan favorites, performed live during their amazing sell out 1980 tour throughout the USA and Switzerland.

    Friday Music being a home to many of The Kinks masterworks like Sleepwalker, Misfits, and Low Budget, we are very honored to announce for the first time anywhere the 180 Gram Audiophile 2 LP Pink Vinyl release of their much revered concert album "One For The Road."

    Featuring a plethora of classic Kinks music on four sides of audiophile vinyl, the songs are simply some of his finest from their classic 60's and 70's rock era with smash hits like "You Really Got Me", "Catch Me I'm Falling", "Superman", "Lola" and "All The Day, All Of The Night."

    More great live smash hits further the stellar collection with favorites like "Low Budget", "Stop Your Sobbing" and "Victoria."

    Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso (The Kinks) at Friday Music and Capitol Mastering, this limited edition Kinks classic release will be presented in the original stunning gatefold cover art, along with a 12" X 24" double sided poster featuring unique live performance shots from this great concert tour.

    For a very limited time, each LP will be pressed by R.T.I. on beautiful pink vinyl, making our Friday Music audiophile edition of "One For The Road" a highly collectible Kinks title.

    The Kinks (Ray Davies, Dave Davies, Mick Avory and Jim Rodford) are one of the world's finest gifts to all forms of popular culture, music, film and art. Their powerful songs, their live show, the audience, their musicianship and unparalleled artistry are second to none. "One For The Road" proves that now and forever.

    LP 1
    1. Opening
    2. The Hard Way
    3. Catch Me Now I'm Falling
    4. Where Have All The Good Times Gone
    5. Intro : Lola
    6. Lola
    7. Pressure
    8. All Day And All Of The Night
    9. 20th Century Man
    10. Misfits
    11. Prince Of The Punks
    12. Stop Your Sobbing


    LP 2
    1. Low Budget
    2. Attitude
    3. (Wish I Could Fly Like) Superman
    4. National Health
    5. 'Till The End Of The Day
    6. Celluloid Heroes
    7. You Really Got Me
    8. Victoria
    9. David Watts

    The Kinks
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Buy Now
  • Magical Mystery Tour (Collector's Box) Magical Mystery Tour (Collector's Box) Quick View

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    Magical Mystery Tour (Collector's Box)

    Deluxe Box Set With, DVD, Blu-Ray, Book and Double 7" 45RPM Vinyl.


    The Beatles Classic 1967 feature film has been restored for worldwide release.


    This limited edition deluxe version comes in a 10" x 10" box, which contains the DVD & Blu-Ray, as well as a 60 page book with background information, photographs and documentation from the production and also a faithful reproduction of the mono double 7" vinyl EP of the films six new Beatles songs, originally issued in the UK to complement the films 1967 release.


    MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR SPECIAL FEATURES:



    • Director's Commentary by Paul McCartney

    • The Making of Magical Mystery Tour (19m 05s) - Features interviews with Paul and Ringo, along with other cast members and crew. Includes unseen footage.

    • Ringo the actor (2m 30s) - Ringo reflecting on his role in the film.

    • Meet The Supporting Cast (11m 27s) - A feature on the background and careers of Nat Jackley, Jessie Robins, Ivor Cutler, The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, Victor Spinetti, George Claydon, and Derek Royle.

    • Your Mother Should Know(2m 35s) Blue Jay Way(3m 53s) The Fool On The Hill (3m 05s) - Three new edits of these performances all featuring footage not seen in the original film.



    Blu-Ray features the original film restored.


    DVD features the original film restored.

    Side 1

    1. Magical Mystery Tour

    2. Your Mother Should Know


    Side 2

    1. I Am The Walrus


    Side 1

    1. The Fool On The Hill

    2. Flying


    Side 2

    1. Blue Jay Way

    The Beatles
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  • London Fog 1966 London Fog 1966 Quick View

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    London Fog 1966


    Collector's Edition Boxed Set Features Previously Unheard Concert Recordings From 1966 On CD And Vinyl


    Includes 8 x 10 Prints Of Unseen Photos And Replica Memorabilia


    Before The Doors took the music scene by storm in 1967, they were the house band at the London Fog, a Sunset Strip dive bar located just footsteps away from the world famous Whisky a Go Go, the future home of many of the band's most legendary performances. The Doors will open a virtual time capsule in December with LONDON FOG 1966, a Collector's Edition boxed set that features unearthed audio recorded at the club in May 1966. Previously unreleased and not even known to exist until recently, this marks the earliest recordings of the band and finds the quartet mixing blues covers with early versions of Doors originals.


    LONDON FOG 1966 will be available as an individually numbered limited edition of 18,000 copies from Rhino/Bright Midnight Archives. Presented in a lift-top package designed to look like a vintage storage box, the set features seven songs on both CD and a 10-inch record that's made to resemble a test pressing. Noted Doors engineer Bruce Botnick recently mastered the audio for this collection.


    Along with the unreleased music, the set is packed with memorabilia and historic liner notes to provide a true time capsule of that fabled night at the London Fog, including a poster, the set list handwritten by John Densmore, a program for the Royce Hall UCLA student film screening, plus a London Fog coaster. There are also liner notes included from Sunset Strip legend Ronnie Haran-Mellen, who was the talent booker at the Whisky a Go Go. Haran-Mellen saw The Doors live for the first time at the London Fog and then booked them as the permanent house band at the Whisky, leading to the band's signing to Elektra and meteoric rise to superstardom.


    Also contributing liner notes is Nettie Peña, one of the lucky few to be in attendance at the London Fog for this fabled show. Peña was a pivotal force in this release coming together as she captured the audio on a ¼" reel to reel recorder, which was the property of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Her father was a teacher for LAUSD and let her borrow the recorder to take to the show. Peña also photographed the band that evening and five black and white 8x10 reprints of these unpublished photos are included in the Collector's Edition, featuring a fresh-faced Morrison on a cramped stage with John Densmore, Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek.


    The show featured on LONDON FOG 1966 took place the same year that The Doors recorded their eponymous debut. Released in January 1967, the album would become one of the most influential in rock history. Like many of the band's early concerts, the show captured on this deluxe set reflects the group's deep love for the blues with covers of standards like Muddy Waters' "Rock Me" and "I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man." The set also includes raw performances of "Baby, Please Don't Go" (Big Joe Williams), "Don't Fight It" (Wilson Pickett), and "Lucille" (Little Richard).


    During their residency at the London Fog, The Doors frequently worked out new songs on stage that would eventually appear on various studio albums. At this show, the band played two originals. The first, "Strange Days," would become the title track for the band's second studio album, which also came out in 1967. This is one of the only known live recordings of this track. The other Doors original, "You Make Me Real," wasn't officially released on a studio album until Morrison Hotel in 1970.


    "To hear 'Strange Days,' that came out on their second album, in almost final shape so early on was truly amazing," says Jac Holzman, the President of Elektra Records who signed The Doors to their first recording contract.


    Going back to the band's earliest days is a natural starting point for The Doors 50th anniversary celebration.

    1. Rock Me
    2. Baby, Please Don't Go
    3. You Make Me Real
    4. Don't Fight It
    5. I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
    6. Strange Days
    7. Lucille
    The Doors
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  • Dance Mania: Ghetto Madness Dance Mania: Ghetto Madness Quick View

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    Dance Mania: Ghetto Madness

    Strut return to the archives of seminal Chicago house label Dance Mania in January 2015 for 'Dance Mania: Ghetto Madness'. The follow-up to Strut's acclaimed Dance Mania label retrospective 'Hardcore Traxx' from early 2014, this new installment places the spotlight on the raw, stripped back, hyper bpms of ghetto house and the rise of the movement's fresh generation of stars during the mid' 90's including DJ Deeon, DJ Funk, Jammin' Gerald and DJ Milton. The album tells the story of the evolution of Chicago's sound during the era as mix tapes circulated through local stores and DJs developed their own underground following, playing local parties in the projects. Crowds began responding to faster bpms and gangsta rap-inspired X-rated lyrics. As DJ Deeon remembers, "it bridged the gap. It made it OK for guys in the ghetto to like house again and it brought the women onto the dance floor too." Dance Mania was perfectly positioned to capitalise on the new sound - many of the DJ's came regularly into Ray Barney's record store and, as Chicago's most trusted and respected label owner, he was offered the best tracks for commercial release at an early stage. 'Ghetto Madness' brings together some of the underground classics and enduring favourites that earned Dance Mania the title of 'Ghetto House's Motown'. Tracks include DJ Deeon's party-starter 'The Freaks', raw DJ Funk cut 'Computer Sex' and Nina Kraviz favourite, Paul Johnson's 'Give Me Ecstacy'. Other featured gems from the archive include the dark early Steve Poindexter outing 'Computer Madness' and Tyree's in-demand jam, 'Nuthin' Wrong'.
    1. Jammin' Gerald - Pump That Shit Up
    2. Dj Deeon - The Freaks
    3. Dj Deeon - 1112
    4. Steve Poindexter - Computer Madness
    5. Darien - Hit It
    6. Dj Rush - The Reactor
    7. Wax Master Maurice - Bounce That Body
    8. Tyree - Nuthin' Wrong
    9. Jammin Gerald - Pump On The Floor
    10. Paul Johnson - Give Me Ecstasy
    11. Parris Mitchell - Ghetto Booty
    12. Dj Milton - House-o-matics
    13. Dj Funk - Computer Sex
    14. Dj Funk - Bitches
    15. Houz' Mon - The Groove
    Various Artists
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    Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Klipsch PowerGate Amplified PlayFi Wireless Gateway Klipsch PowerGate Amplified PlayFi Wireless Gateway Quick View

    $499.00
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    Klipsch PowerGate Amplified PlayFi Wireless Gateway


    Featuring a 2 x 100 watt class D amplifier, the Klipsch PowerGate can drive even the most difficult speaker. So whether you use a pair of bookshelf speakers in the office or connect a pair of Klipschorn speakers, the PowerGate will deliver the goods.


    As part of the Klipsch Stream wireless multi-room audio system, anything you plug into the PowerGate can be selected and streamed for playback in any room(s) of your house where Klipsch Stream products are located.




    Everything You Need

    The PowerGate has high resolution digital audio inputs for 192kHz 24-bit sound. Connect your computer, Blu-Ray, CD player, or anything else and enjoy the high-resolution 2-channel stereo sound.


    The PowerGate is an incredibly versatile product. Use it as a traditional 2-channel stereo amplifier, a tabletop USB DAC Headphone Amplifier, and you can use it with your Klipsch Stream Wireless Multi-Room Audio system for playback of the audio sources on the network in your room.




    Phono Pre-Amp & RCA Inputs? Yes, Please!

    The Klipsch PowerGate also includes a selectable phono pre-amp/RCA line-level input, so you can even connect analog sources such as your record player, cassette player, or 8-track player (yes, we know you're out there).




    Easy To Control

    The PowerGate features integrated controls on the front panel that make it easy to select the source, pair Bluetooth®, adjust the volume, adjust the subwoofer volume and mute the sound. A remote control is also included. And if you're using it as part of the Klipsch Stream Wireless Multi-Room Audio system, you can also use the Klipsch Stream app to control it.




    Need More To Bass

    The Klipsch PowerGate also incldues a low frequency audio output, making it easy for you to add a subwoofer to your local setup. Additionally, stereo RCA audio outputs make it easy to to run audio out to an external amplifier if you wish.




    Wireless Streaming To Any Room

    The Klipsch PowerGate makes it easy for you to rebroadcast any audio source to other rooms in your Klipsch Stream Wireless Multi-Room Audio system. Enjoy in-room listening by selecting the line in from the Klipsch Stream app. You can even enjoy your LPs in multiple rooms of your house.


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    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Klipsch
    $499.00
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  • Homesick Homesick Quick View

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    Homesick

    Before digging into the steely, handcrafted technoisms of Homesick, you need to
    know a few things about Charles Du , the Bay Area artist behind Matrixxman.
    Perhaps most importantly, he is a dedicated futurist-quick to name Google's
    director of engineering, Ray Kurzweil, as a major personal inspiration, and prone to
    contemplating artificial intelligence and a true post-corporeal reality. He's also a
    voracious information junkie, soaking up government conspiracies and
    contemporary science-fiction like a proper X-Files fanatic. These cultural reference
    points are as integral to the background of Homesick as Detroit, Chicago, and
    Berlin's musical legacies. Across the record's versatile tracklist, Matrixxman uses
    the language of machines and dancefloors like a hungry pulp novelist, weaving
    together his divergent narratives and characters under one sprawling dystopian
    sky.


    If you listened to house and techno in 2014, you've undoubtedly heard the name
    Matrixxman. The guy has been on a prolific tear since debuting his project in 2013,
    having issued no fewer than 12 cold-ass futuristic releases and taken his
    genre-blurring DJ sets around the world in under two years. But his story reaches
    much further into the past: back to being a drum & bass-obsessed teenager in the
    late '90s, back to when Du 's best friend changed his life with a Juan Atkins mix
    CD in 2001, back to producing for hotly tipped MCs like Le1f, Ty Dolla Sign, and YG.
    Matrixxman is already a venerable pro with workmanlike constitution, to say the
    least, and yet his debut album has only just materialized.


    My obsession with the darker sides of humanity's exploits gone awry is secondary
    to the more important matter at heart: evolutionary transcendence, Matrixxman
    explains. And his focus on cybernetic themes shines through the music. Emergent
    AI, interplanetary travel, neuroenhancement drugs, incredible opulence
    juxtaposed with abject poverty, leaving physical form and existing as data-Homesick
    distills the concepts into thick acid lines, brawny 909 patterns, tonal contrasts,
    dynamic aesthetics, and viscous pads steeped in digital ephemera. It begins with
    Necronomicon, a massive black cloud of noxious ambience looming over our
    story, and ends on the astral mysticism of Earth Like Conditions. Yes, there is an
    arc built into Homesick, and the sci-fi epic it illustrates seizes your undivided
    attention.


    Even the tracklist speaks volumes to the record's music and narrative-from the
    enhanced motorik systems of Augmented and Network Failure's cognitive
    dissonance, to the dark hedonism in Opium Den and the drum machine violence
    that drives Switchblade. As Matrixxman says himself, The titles correlate to
    distinct, separate scenes. And those visuals just about come alive on tracks like
    Packard Plant-a whirring, windswept homage to the desolate Detroit
    landmark-or the album's haunted and distant centerpiece, Annika's Theme. Du
    is quick to share Annika's identity: She's an incredibly gifted neuroscientist,
    pursuing cutting-edge research in fields that will have a profound impact on
    humanity. But what exactly she accomplishes and where she goes is unexplained.
    Homesick outlines the cues needed to follow along, careful to leave room for us to
    fill in the details.


    Matrixxman uses his debut album to evoke visions of a not-too-distant-future with
    music made both for the dancefloor and the early morning zone-outs that follow.
    These are the real world applications of Homesick, though Du comes to it all from
    an entirely di erent mindset. We will have the technological capability to fully
    map out a human brain in its entirety within 30 years, he starts. The implications
    of such a possibility are deep and far reaching. We will be crossing a rubicon
    towards a new phase in human consciousness. I am one person that is prepared to
    take that step. Once you emerge on the other side of Homesick, it seems possible
    that Matrixxman already has.

    1. Necronomicon
    2. Augmented
    3. Red Light District
    4. Packard Plant
    5. Dejected
    6. Network Failure
    7. False Pattern Recognition
    8. Opium Den
    9. Annika's Theme
    10. HMU (Hit Me Up) feat. Vin Sol
    11. Switchblade
    12. Earth Like Conditions
    Matrixxman
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  • Jake Xerxes Fussell Jake Xerxes Fussell Quick View

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    Jake Xerxes Fussell

    The Southern half of the Georgia-Alabama border follows the Chattahoochee River, which cleaves Columbus, Georgia from its decidedly less reputable neighbor, Phenix City, Alabama. Georgia's second city is the hometown of "Mother of the Blues" Ma Rainey and novelist Carson McCullers, but it was local hillbilly duo Darby and Tarlton's 1927 hit "Columbus Stockade Blues" that first immortalized Columbus in popular culture. Back in their day, if you ended up in lockup in Columbus, chances are you did your dirtiest deeds across the river. Historically rife with vice of every conceivable variety-gambling, prostitution, moonshining, and endemic corruption and violence perpetrated by both gangs and police-the notoriously anarchic Phenix City was once known as "The Wickedest City in America."


    A similar frontier liminality and skewed sense of place characterize the music of Durham, North Carolina singer and guitarist Jake Xerxes Fussell, whose self-titled debut record, produced by and featuring William Tyler, transmutes ten arcane folk and blues tunes into vibey cosmic laments and crooked riverine rambles. Jake Xerxes (yes, that's his real middle name, after Georgia potter D.X. Gordy) grew up in Columbus, son of Fred C. Fussell, a folklorist, curator, and photographer who hails from America's Wickedest City. Fred's fieldwork took him, often with young Jake in tow, across the Southeast documenting traditional vernacular culture, which included recording blues and old-time musicians with fellow folklorists and recordists George Mitchell and Art Rosenbaum (which led Jake to music, and to some of the songs herein) and collaborating with American Indian artists (which led Jake eventually to his graduate research on Choctaw fiddlers.)


    As a teenager Jake began playing and studying with elder musicians in the Chattahoochee Valley, apprenticing with Piedmont blues legend Precious Bryant ("Georgia Buck"), with whom he toured and recorded, and riding wild with Alabama bluesman, black rodeo rider, rye whiskey distiller, and master dowser George Daniel ("Rabbit on a Log"). He joined a Phenix City country band who were students of Jimmie Tarlton of Darby and Tarlton; he accompanied Etta Baker in North Carolina; he moved to Berkeley, where he hung with genius documentary filmmaker Les Blank and learned from Haight folkies like Will Scarlett (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna, Brownie McGhee) and cult fingerstyle guitarist Steve Mann ("Push Boat"); he appeared on A Prairie Home Companion. He did a whole lot of listening, gradually honing his prodigious guitar skills, singing, and repertoire. In 2005 he moved to Oxford, Mississippi, where he enrolled in the Southern Studies department at Ole Miss, recorded and toured with Rev. John Wilkins, and, last year, met up with acclaimed artist William Tyler to begin recording his first solo album.


    Collaborating with Tyler and engineer Mark Nevers in Nashville was a conscious decision to depart cloistered trad scenes and sonics for broader, more oblique horizons. Tyler, a guitar virtuoso known for his own compositions that untether and reframe traditional six-string forms and techniques, helmed the push boat in inimitable fashion, enlisting crack(ed) Nashville session vets Chris Scruggs (steel guitar, bass, fiddle: Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Marty Stuart), Brian Kotzur (drums: Silver Jews), and Hoot Hester (fiddle: Bill Monroe, Ray Charles) to crew.


    So it's no accident that Jake approaches the songs and styles represented here with both interpretive respect and unfussy irreverence, imbuing them with equal parts vaporish, percolating atmosphere and academic rigor, honoring the folksong headwaters by emphasizing their liquid mutability, alien strangeness, and sly humor above preconceived notions of static authenticity. Fussell recognizes that folk revivalist preciousness about spurious genre boundaries often feels absurdly at odds with the unruliness and restlessly inventive practices of tradition bearers-no revival or reenactment gear is necessary when the music lives and breathes and throws around hips and knees like these. Likewise, when you examine their lyrical content, ostensibly linear tales about rivers and work (labor of the hands, as in "Boat's up the River" and "Man at the Mill" and labor of the heart, as in "Star Girl" and "Pork and Beans") reveal themselves as fractured, riddled with narrative lacunae that open up the texts as squirrelly riddles or gentle metaphysical jokes.


    For Fussell, these odd disjunctures demonstrate the way that verses and choruses, the stories we tell, disintegrate and erode over time, worn smooth as river stones and transmogrified by their repeated telling, more lovely for their fissures and absences than for any imaginary original integrity. (Aptly, "Chattahoochee" may mean something like "writing on rocks" in Muscogee or Yuchi.) Each song rendered here contains its own twinned inversion-its own Columbus, its own Phenix City-and Jake navigates their shoals with intuitive grace and authority.

    1. All in Down and Out
    2. Let Me Lose
    3. Star Girl
    4. Raggy Levy"
    5. Rabbit on a Log
    6. Boat's up the River
    7. Man at the Mill
    8. Push Boat
    9. Georgia Buck
    10. Pork and Beans
    Jake Xerxes Fussell
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