What's New 9-22-23


A defining album of the 90s, Last Splash by The Breeders turns 30 this year. To celebrate, the band have returned to the original tapes to give it its first-ever remaster, and by doing so have also unearthed two lost tracks that will delight fans– “Go Man Go” and “Divine Mascis” (a different version of “Divine Hamme” with Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis on lead vocals).

New West

After forty years of marriage, Buddy and Julie Miller have learned to welcome a song however it arrives. Which means their fourth album together sounds lively and diverse, eccentric and slightly askew: a deeply soulful collision of mournful gospel, dusty country, cosmic blues, lusty rockabilly, ecstatic R&B, and anything else that crosses their minds.


Petey is a one-of-a-kind, multi-hyphenate artist with heart, singular wit, unique vision and an expansive sonic range. Using a combination of arpeggiated synthesizers, distorted guitars and shouted vocals, Petey is unflinchingly candid as he examines depression, anxiety, masculinity and heartbreak with his music and new record.

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New Release Round-Up 09-22-23

James Blake - Playing Robots Into Heaven

James Blake - Playing Robots Into Heaven - Republic Records
GRAMMY® Award-winning UK singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer James Blake releases his sixth studio album Playing Robots Into Heaven. Playing Robots Into Heaven follows the critically acclaimed Friends That Break Your Heart and sees James return to the electronic roots of his Hessle, Hemlock and R&S records days.

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Chappell Roan - The Rise And Fall Of A Midwest Princess

Chappell Roan - The Rise And Fall Of A Midwest Princess - Island
Bold pop hooks, sex positivity, honest songwriting and a heavy dose of glitter make up the world of Chappell Roan, the next multi-faceted force in pop music. A technicolor celebration of self-discovery and transformation, The Rise And Fall Of A Midwest Princess tracks Chappell’s cinematic journey of falling in queer love for the first time, while embracing all the messy and imperfect moments in-between. Penned by Amstutz alongside Dan Nigro (Olivia Rodrigo).

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Bleach Lab - Lost In A Rush Of Emptiness

Bleach Lab - Lost In A Rush Of Emptiness - Nettwerk Records
Bleach Lab proudly call themselves perfectionists. The South London formed in 2017 as a duo of bassist Josh Longman and guitarist Frank Wates, they then recruited vocalist Jenna Kyle before reaching their final form at the start of 2021 with the recruitment of drummer Kieran Weston. After releasing three EPs, they are now gearing up for their debut album Lost In A Rush Of Emptiness, where the band felt free to experiment, always keeping true to their alternative nature. The songs on it are packed with widescreen, dreamy soundscapes that pushed their aesthetics forwards and continued the experimentation that exists at the heart of the project.

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Carrie Underwood - Denim & Rhinestones [Deluxe Edition]

Carrie Underwood - Denim & Rhinestones [Deluxe Edition] - Capitol Nashville
This new Deluxe Edition features the original 12 tracks including the hit singles “Ghost Story” and “Hate My Heart,” plus 6 additional songs including “Take Me Out” and her latest single “Out Of That Truck.” Carrie is a true multiformat, multimedia superstar, spanning achievements in music, TV, film, and as a New York Times bestselling author and successful entrepreneur. She has sold more than 85 million records worldwide and recorded 28 #1 singles (14 of which she co-wrote).

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SOUTHALL - Southall Video Available

Petey - USA
Doja Cat - Scarlet
Briston Maroney - Ultrapure [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Olive Green LP]
Stephen Sanchez - Angel Face [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Gold LP]
Teenage Fanclub - Nothing Lasts Forever [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Peak LP]
Staind - Confessions Of The Fallen [Limited Edition LP]
Kylie Minogue - Tension [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Translucent Orange LP]
Chase Atlantic - Beauty In Death: Reissue [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition White LP]
Breeders - Last Splash: 30th Anniversary Edition
Denzel Curry - 32 Zel
Ben Goldsmith - The World Between My Ears
Devendra Banhart - Flying Wig [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Opaque Blue LP]
Paul Rodgers - Midnight Rose
Andy Taylor - Man's A Wolf To Man
Lil Tecca - TEC
Palms - Palms: 10th Anniversary Edition [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition White 2LP]
Various Artists - More Than A Whisper: Celebrating The Music Of Nanci Griffith
August Burns Red - Found In Far Away Places [Bone LP]
Yoke Lore - Toward A Never Ending New Beginning
Cannibal Corpse - Chaos Horrific [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Fog LP]
Buddy & Julie Miller - In The Throes [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Autographed Seaglass Blue LP]
Brent Cobb - Southern Star [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Coke Bottle Clear LP]
Matteo Bocelli - Matteo
Sarah McLachlan - Surfacing
Slaughter Beach, Dog - Crying, Laughing, Waving, Smiling
Susan Tedeschi - Just Won't Burn: 25th Anniversary Edition
Neil Young - Harvest Moon [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Crystal Clear 2LP]
Jhene Aiko - Sail Out [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Fruit Punch LP]
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Fruit Punch LP]
Musiq Soulchild - Aijuswanaseing [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Fruit Punch 2 LP]
Ne-Yo - In My Own Words [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Fruit Punch 2 LP]
Public Enemy - Yo! Bum Rush The Show [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Fruit Punch LP]
Rick Ross - Port Of Miami [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Fruit Punch 2 LP]
Slick Rick - The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Fruit Punch 2 LP]
YG - My Krazy Life [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Fruit Punch 2 LP]

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Jason Isbell - Southeastern 10 Year Anniversary Edition

Jason Isbell - Southeastern 10 Year Anniversary Edition - Southeastern Records

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Green Day - Dookie: 30th Anniversary

Green Day - Dookie: 30th Anniversary - Reprise

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Jonas Brothers - The Family Business

Jonas Brothers - The Family Business - Nettwerk Records

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Boy Named Banjo - Dusk

Boy Named Banjo - Dusk - Mercury Nashville

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Steven Wilson - The Harmony Codex

Steven Wilson - The Harmony Codex - Spinefarm

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What's New 9-15-23

Loma Vista

Michael introduces a lifelong rap fiend whose consciousness is steeped in the sounds of community that raised him – multiple eras of southern rap flows, Sunday church service and barbershop discourse. The 14 tracks were produced by No ID features the likes of Future, Young Thug, Ty Dolla $ign, Curren$y, André 3000, EL-P, Eryn Allen Kane and more!


Bristling with light and color, It’s The End Of The World heralds an imaginative new era for 30STM, one that not only explores the darker sides of the human experience but the hope as well, an arresting reminder that even in the face of seemingly impossible obstacles, there is still beauty to be found in the world.

Giant Music

Mono is a testament to K.Flay’s resilience and creative spirit, as the title itself is a reflection of her new sensory reality, having experienced sudden and complete deafness in her right ear due to SSNHL. Instead of allowing these challenges to dampen her spirit, K.Flay channeled her journey into her music, resulting in her most experimental album to date.


Deluxe 2 CD version contains remastered album and a bonus disc of the highlights from the Super Deluxe 10 CD boxset. Featuring 21 total tracks with 8 previously unreleased tracks and 4 tracks with fresh remixes. The set also contains a 20-page booklet with notes from Andy Neil and photos and memorabilia from the time.


Conceived as a soundtrack to an imaginary film playing in his head, Movie of the Week plays differently than any other release in the expansive Shakey Graves catalog. It’s less reliant on his offbeat brand of folk-rock and instead pushes him into the realm of psychedelic pop, samples, and more abstract arrangements.

Abraxan Hymns

Stone finds the Philadelphia quartet streamlining the momentous multi-genre vocabulary of its critically-acclaimed predecessor Gold & Grey. This is still very much Baroness—just refocused for efficiency and rethought as a consequence of stability. These tracks reflect thoughtfully, groove deeply, and refract tumult effortlessly. And they, of course, rock.


Corey Taylor has no fear when it comes to truly expressing himself through music. CMF2 is 13 diverse, unforgettable songs ranging from the punk rawness and anthemic rallying cry of “We Are The Rest” to the acoustic lament “Breath Of Fresh Smoke” to “Post Traumatic Blues,” which has a wild sensibility that echoes the lyrical topic of PTSD.

Black Rainbows Music

Black Rainbows draws inspiration from The Stoney Island Arts Bank -- a cathedral to Black Art comprised of books, sculpture, records, furniture and problematic objects from America's past. It’s a multi-genre mix of Rae’s familiar, progressive R&B, neo soul sound alongside rock, jazz and electronic elements.

Herb Alpert Presents

What happens when you wish upon a star? You get new music from Herb Alpert, of course! The prolific trumpet player returns at age 88 with his 49th album. Filled to the brim with new takes on classic songs we've known and loved for decades, this set of music continues to serve up the unmistakable trumpet playing of the Tijuana Brass master.

Blue Note

Acclaimed saxophonist Joshua Redman’s stunning Where Are We is a musical journey across the United States that also marks Redman’s first-ever vocal album with the dynamic young singer Gabrielle Cavassa along with a brilliant band comprised of pianist Aaron Parks, bassist Joe Sanders, and drummer Brian Blade.

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New Release Round-Up 09-15-23

Renee Rapp - Snow Angel

Reneé Rapp - Snow Angel - Interscope
Reneé Rapp's debut album Snow Angel kicks off her new era of music by putting her heart on full display as she continues to round out her already multi-dimensional artistry. Executive produced by Alexander 23, the album captures Rapp’s ability to unabashedly speak her truth, whether it’s through emotional ballads or infectious pop hits. In just a year, Reneé has already sold out shows nationwide while netting hundreds of millions of streams, making Snow Angel one of the most anticipated albums of the year. Now available on Indie Exclusive Translucent Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl.

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K.Flay - Mono

K.Flay - MONO - Giant Music
K.Flay returns with her latest studio album MONO. This album features 15 all new songs including "Raw Raw," "Shy" and "Punisher," as well as Irish Goodbye, her collaboration with Vic Fuentes from Pierce The Veil.

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Steve Miller Band - J50: The Evolution of the Joker

Steve Miller Band - J50: The Evolution of the Joker - Capitol
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Joker. J50: The Evolution of the Joker, curated by Steve Miller, highlights 27 previously unreleased demos, live performances, studio outtakes and rehearsals from Miller’s personal archive, including 8 never-before heard songs. Miller also provides narration guiding the “evolution” of the songs from The Joker.

The box set features a lenticular cover, 60-page book with liner notes from both Steve Miller & Anthony DeCurtis, a reproduction of a vintage Joker iron-on and a new Joker lithograph.

Also Available 2CD, Super Deluxe Edition 3LP + 7in, Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Gold LP

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Corinne Bailey Rae - Black Rainbows

Corinne Bailey Rae - Black Rainbows - Black Rainbows Music
Black Rainbows is a musical project inspired by the objects and artworks collected by Theaster Gates at the Stoney Island Arts Bank in Chicago. Situated at the Great Grand Crossing neighborhoods of Chicago's South Side, Stoney Island Arts Bank is a cathedral to Black Art, a curated collection of Black archives comprising books, sculpture, records, furniture and problematic objects from America's past. As well as being a site for archive, the Arts bank is also a place for convening. Bailey Rae attended The Black Artists Retreat there in 2017 and performed in the space.  Wide ranging in it's themes, Black Rainbows' subjects are drawn from encounters with objects in the Arts Bank. Taking us from the rock hewn churches of Ethiopia, to the journeys of Black Pioneers Westward, from Miss New York Transit Queen 1957, to how the sunset appears from Harriet Jacobs' loophole. Black Rainbows explores Black femininity, Spell Work, Inner Space/Outer Space, time collapse and ancestors, the erasure Black childhood and music as a vessel for transcendence. The project will be released in various iterations - live performances, books, visuals, lectures, exhibitions, and more. Sonically, the album is a multi-genre mix of the progressive R&B, neo soul sound that will be familiar to fans but it also contains rock, jazz and electronic elements. The album was produced by S.J. Brown and Corinne Bailey Rae.

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Brothers Osborne - Brothers Osborne

Brothers Osborne - Brothers Osborne - EMI Nashville
Current CMA and ACM Duo Of The Year, Brothers Osborne release their 4th studio album. This Grammy-winning duo’s new album features 11 new tracks including the current Top 20 hit, “Nobody’s Nobody.” John Osborne of the band shared, “As musicians, we're constantly evolving and pushing ourselves to new heights. With our fourth album, we've teamed up with a new producer, Mike Elizondo, and embraced his approach to our sound and story. Our expectations were already high and he absolutely shattered them. It's exciting to see where this journey will take us and we can't wait to share this sound with everyone. Life and art are about growth and taking risks, and we're ready to take on the challenge.”

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Bahamas - BOOTCUT

Bahamas - BOOTCUT - Republic Records
Bahamas’ sixth full-length album, BOOTCUT, sees Afie Jurvanen lean into his (Alt and Old-Time) Country music influences. Produced by Grammy-nominated Robbie Lackritz (Jack Johnson, Peach Pit) and Dan Knobler (Allison Russell), the album features Country legend (and current Eagle) Vince Gill, pedal-steel maestro Russ Pahl (Kenny Rogers), bassist Dave Roe (Johnny Cash), harmonica player Mickey Raphael (Willie Nelson) and many more.

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Teddy Swims - I've Tried Everything But Therapy: Part 1

Teddy Swims - I've Tried Everything But Therapy: Part 1 - Warner Records
Reigning from Atlanta, GA, vocal powerhouse Teddy Swims masterfully blends genres from pop, soul, hip-hop, to R&B. Throughout the last four years, Teddy has spent countless hours honing his craft by writing original music and solidifying who he is as an artist. His remarkable debut album I've Tried Everything But Therapy: Part 1 is a transformative record that pushes boundaries, inviting listeners to come along on his personal journey of self-discovery and growth. With his soul-stirring voice and heartfelt lyrics, Teddy delivers an intimate and cathartic experience, delving into themes of love, loss, and the complexities of life. With nearly 1 billion global streams across his catalog, Teddy Swims has become a force to be reckoned with, amassing a social following of over 10 million devoted fans and selling out tours across the globe. His undeniable talent has also attracted collaborations with renowned artists like Meghan Trainor, Thomas Rhett, and ILLENIUM, showcasing his versatility and musical prowess.

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The Who - Who's Next | Life House: Remastered

The Who - Who's Next | Life House: Remastered - Interscope Records
Super Deluxe Edition contains 10 CDs (all remastered from original tapes) and a Blu-ray Audio disc with new Atmos & 5.1 surround mixes of the original album and 14 bonus tracks. 155 total tracks with 89 tracks previously unreleased and another 57 tracks with a fresh remix. Included are demos, singles, studio sessions, and 2 complete concerts. Plus, a 100-page hardback book with new liner notes and imagery, a 170-page Life House graphic novel, 2 gig posters, 2 concert programs, 4 buttons and a band photo with printed autographs.

The Remastered albums are available in the following formats: Limited Edition Super Deluxe 10CD/Blu-ray, Deluxe 2CD, CD, LP, Limited Edition Deluxe 4LP, Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Coke Bottle Clear LP, Half Speed LP

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The Bites - Squeeze

The Bites - Squeeze - Earache Records
The latest recruit to earache's chart smashing rock n roll revolution. Following in the footsteps of rival sons, black star riders, goodbye june, blackberry smoke, the temperance movement, massive wagons & those damn crows. Young, wild & ready to rock! The Bites put the party back in rock n roll.

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Nation of Language - Strange Disciple [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Clear LP] Video Available
Danko Jones - Electric Sounds Video Available

Killer Mike - Michael [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Metallic Gold 2LP]
Baroness - STONE [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Ruby Red LP]
Thirty Seconds To Mars - It's The End Of The World But It's A Beautiful Day [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Tangerine LP + Litho Print]
Pretenders - Relentless
Explosions In The Sky - End
Demi Lovato - REVAMPED
TesseracT - War Of Being [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Clear 2LP]
Mitski - The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Robin Egg Blue LP w/ Baby Pink Slipcase]
Corey Taylor - CMF2 [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Neon Violet LP]
The Record Company - The 4th Album
Needtobreathe - CAVES
Escape The Fate - Out Of The Shadows
Willie Nelson - Bluegrass
Leon Bridges - Good Thing [RSD Essential Custard LP]
K.Flay - Mono
Madison Beer - Silence Between Songs
Barenaked Ladies - In Flight
CAKE - Comfort Eagle
Snow Patrol - Final Straw: 20th Anniversary Edition
Brian Setzer - The Devil Always Collects

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What's New 9-8-23

Contender Records

While influences from Bruce Springsteen and Big Star could be heard weaved throughout 2020’s Private Lives, Art Dealers is a much more 70’s New York-centric record, nodding to Patti Smith and Lou Reed. It’s a perfect mix of charm, love and devotion with just enough sleaze and grit to keep it interesting.


Co-produced by Allison along with dim star (JT Nero and Drew Lindsay), it features her "Rainbow Coalition" band of female musicians along with special guests: the legendary Wendy & Lisa, Brandi Carlile, Brandy Clark and Hozier. The follow-up to her acclaimed debut Outside Child, The Returneris a soulful expression of liberation, love, and self-respect.

Label 51 Records

Remaining loyal to the hypnotic psychedelic stylings and hook-filled melodies for which the band is well known, Rain Parade takes you on a journey through time and space, ranging from spacey folk to raging psych rock. Featuring appearances from The Bangles, Debbie and Vicki Peterson and the Moore Brothers.


While still rooted in Anjimile’s folky past, The King is a trickier collection to pin down — its amorphous, and ever-expanding palette is also a major part of its appeal. What’s sure is that Anjimile wants to keep breaking down musical boundaries. Anjimile sums it up best: “I feel free to get weird now, in a way I didn’t before.”

Third Man

The highly-requested, unbelievably-anticipated official vinyl release of Boris's 2002 album and first dive into the stoner rock idiom, originally released in Japan on CD only. Heavy Rocks (2002) is heavy, sure, but fuses sludge, noise, stoner rock and hardcore all together for a deeply bone-shaking and unforgettable trip.


Debut solo album from The xx’s Romy Madley-Croft. This is an album that deals with love, grief, relationships, identity, and sexuality -- a love letter to the queer clubs and a celebration of the sanctuary and salvation found throughout. Euphoric, tender, and emotional, Mid Air encapsulates the universal purpose of dance music.

RCA Records

“This is a collection of songs I playfully pieced together as if I was pitching a group of songs to Elvis. Some covers, one co-write, and some I even wrote in my best (terrible) Elvis impersonation, as I worked around the farm and kicked around the house. I hope you enjoy listening to this album as much as I enjoyed creating it. Thank you. Thank you very much.”

Relapse Records

The veteran death metal band’s ninth album is fast, intense, and brimming with unstoppable grooves. Monstrous riffs, blast beats, unstoppable hooks, and earth-moving grooves define Dying Fetus’ catalog and Make Them Beg For Death delivers those savage beatdowns equally designed to pulverize and mesmerize.

Sub Pop

2020’s Auto-Pain was an album of thick brutalist architecture and post-punk full of straight lines and sharp angles. On Careful!, they’re reshaping the facades and splashing color, testing limits. There are synth experiments, there’s darkwave and coldbeat. There are massive rock’n’roll songs. There is a remarkably moving love song. There’s a lot. Go deeper.

Big Pip Records / Thirty Tigers

Whether Suburban Legend is tackling romantic love, late-stage capitalism, mental health woes, or teen nostalgia, the thread tying it all together is its utter relatability. Regardless of where you are in life — city or suburbs, school or work, or pursuing a creative dream of your own — Durry’s pop-punk will meet you there with a wink and a high five.

Daptone Records

Ngonda is one of the most captivating performers on today’s soul scene. His voice, equal parts raw feeling and elegance. Come Around and Love Me reveals his classic approach rooted in the sounds of revered pioneers, without falling into imitation–leaving no doubt that Jalen will continue to shine within the timeless musical tradition that is Daptone.

Yep Roc Records

As a coming of age story, Jobi touches on themes of self-love and channeling inner strength to empower herself and others. Whiplash is an exquisite balance of catchy, empowering, upbeat Americana tunes and reflective, deeply sentimental ballads achieved through Jobi’s poetic lyricism and her incredible vocal control.


Wilson is finally at a place to feel totally free to take chances. Cue experimentation ranging from Tom Waits-meets-Frank Zappa flurry and semi-orchestral zippiness to guitar-picking psychedelic folksiness and bossa-nova swing. The unconstrained result is a treasure chest that blends several surprises with microdots of strangeness.

Yep Roc Records

Morning Shift marks the Grammy award-winning band’s first since the departure of lead vocalist and founding member Woody Platt. The Rangers have added acclaimed singer-songwriter Aaron Burdett as an official member of the band, bringing new ideas and harmonies to the sextet’s ever-evolving sound.

Sub Pop

Live album by indie-pop legends featuring performances from their 2013 reunion tour of Give Up – the landmark album that brough indietronica to the mainstream with its strangely tender mix of breakbeat and folk. This is the first time the show has been released on CD and vinyl, and features previously unreleased "Never Enough Time."

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