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New Release Round-Up 12-23-14

New Release Round-Up 12-23-14

French EDM Pioneers Daft Punk release their Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set which contains their fantastic Live Albums Alive 1997 and Alive 2007 and a whole host of bonus content including a 50 page Hard cover book, stickers and a Slipmat.  As well as the Deluxe Box Set, both albums are also available as separate Limited Edition Vinyl Reissues, Alive 1997 which will be deleted on day of release, so be quick. And Alive 2007 of which is released on vinyl for the first time.

The latest offering from the internationally renowned and top-selling British Alternative Rock band Elbow is this very special 5-song EP, World Cafe Live recorded at WXPN's NON-COMMvention at World Café Live in Philadelphia, May 2014. This is an absolute 'MUST' for all elbow fans and a great companion piece to the successful and critically acclaimed 'The Take Off and Landing of Everything' which was released this past March.

Lashes To Ashes Lust To Dust: Vinyl Retrospective features a collection of the four essential early HIM studio albums encompassing the group's trailblazing early catalog, on heavy weight 180gram virgin vinyl, as well as the band's debut 1996 EP '666 Ways To Love: Prologue' on 180gram heavy weight vinyl for the first time ever. Includes an exclusive Heartagram Logo slipmat, and a USB drive with 37 bonus tracks, 80 tracks all together, all Re-Mastered.

33 Songs for the 33 years since the last official Funkadelic release! First You Gotta Shake the Gate has something for every type of Funkateer; a little old school, a bit of new school, R&B, classic Funk, Hip-Hop, and even some Hard Rock. Featuring the talents of George Clinton, Sly Stone, Blackbyrd McKnight, Lili Hadyn, Danny Bedrosian, Soul Clap and many more!

The Bellingham, Washington-based Death Cab for Cutie offer up some Vinyl Reissues of their amazing first three albums Something About AirplanesWe Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes and The Photo Album.



Plus, The CzarsBilly IdolCliff MartinezClarence ClarityMadvillainMarianne FaithfullAlice CooperPrince Of Darkness [Vinyl Soundtrack]Thelonious Monk and Supertramp.

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Hanni El Khatib releases The Teeththe latest single from his highly anticipated new album Moonlight which is due early next year.

For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.

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New Release Round-Up 12-15-14

New Release Round-Up 12-15-14

D’Angelo surprises us all with the release of his first album in nearly 15 years, Black Messiah. The follow-up to 2000′s Voodoo marks the long-awaited return of R&B’s prodigal son.

Dark Side Of The Mule presents Gov't Mule's 2008 Mule-O-Ween show in which they performed a bevy of Pink Floyd covers including "Fearless," "Money," "Have A Cigar" and "Wish You Were Here." The album is available as a standard 1 CD and a Deluxe Version which includes a DVD of the performance.


Nicki Minaj's third full-length studio release is a more personal and more timeless album and some of the most superlative work of her career.  The Pinkprint features guest appearances from Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Drake, Ariana Grande, Skylar Grey, Jeremih, Lil Wayne, Lunchmoney Lewis, and Meek Mill.

Following the release of her Top 10 hit, ‘Boom Clap’ - which has now sold over 1 Million copies in the US- and recent win at this year’s Teen Choice Awards (‘Best R&B/Hip-Hop Song’ for “Fancy”), Charli XCX releases her highly-anticipated sophomore album Sucker.  

Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood delivers his soundtrack to Oscar-nominated filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson's new feature film, Inherent Vice. In addition to nine compositions by Jonny Greenwood, the soundtrack features "Spooks," an unreleased Radiohead tune performed by members of Supergrass, as well as other recordings from the movie's era.

Plus there are other great, new releases including Neil Young who releases the vinyl version of his recent album Storytone.  5 Seconds of Summer capture their recent tour on Livesos. The recent NBC spectacle Peter Pan LIVE! is released on CD and a DVD. The soundtrack to Angelina Jolie's WWII epic Unbroken is released and features the track Miracles which was written and recorded by Coldplay especially for the soundtrack. YG returns with his latest effort  Blame it on the Streets. And Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds start their first round of vinyl reissues. Round 1 features the first 4 albums: From Her To EternityThe Firstborn Is DeadKicking Against The Pricks, & Your Funeral...My Trial.  Each is presented on 180 Gram Vinyl and include a free download card.


Plus, My Chemical RomanceStarbombYoung BuffaloTrip ShakespeareNecroNative AmericaSaves The DayTake ThatKillswitch EngageOne DirectionMisfits And The Kinks

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Fall Out Boy release their limited edition Picture Disc single Immortals which is taken from the recent Disney hit Big Hero 6.  Ryan Adams continues his run of 7 Inch singles from his Paxam Singles series.  This week it is the turn of Do You Laugh When You Lie? which also features 'By The Way' and 'I'm In Love With You' as B Sides. And Bob Geldof organized an all-star cast for the 1985 recording of "Do You Know It's Christmas?" to raise funds for famine-relief efforts in Ethiopia. On the 30th anniversary of the release, the musician/philanthropist reworked the song to support West African nations in their fight against the Ebola virus. The 2014 version features cover artwork by Tracey Emin and a stunning line-up of pop superstars, including Bono, Chris Martin, One Direction, Bastille, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande Ellie Goulding and more. All proceeds from the sales go to The Band Aid Charitable Trust.

For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.

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New Release Round-Up 12-09-14

New Release Round-Up 12-09-14

Monuments To An Elegy, the ninth studio album from the lauded American alternative rockers, Smashing Pumpkins, is the follow-up to 2012's Oceania and is the penultimate part of their meta-album project Teargarden by Kaleidyscope. Featuring drumming by Tommy Lee of Mötley Crüe, it sees band mastermind Billy Corgan in full swing, producing another epic set of his trademark grandiose, melodic, emotional rock. The singles "Being Beige" and "One and All" are included.

Ex Cops return with Daggers, the duo's brilliantly catchy follow-up to their 2012 debut album. Out via Downtown Records, the 11-track effort trades in distorted twee anthems that take a turn towards synth-streaked dance-funk.

Shaken-Up Versions is a mini album of classic The Knife tracks reworked especially for the band’s recent North American leg of their Shaking The Habitual Tour. All 8 tracks were performed live in Stockholm and Berlin between 2013 and 2014.

Cracker release their tenth studio album, entitled Berkeley To Bakersfield, a double-album that finds this uniquely American band traversing two different sides of the California landscape the northern Bay area and further down-state in Bakersfield.

Plus there are other great, new releases including K. Michelle’s sophomore album, Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?, which depicts her evolution as a vocalist and artist. This album shows her artistic growth and diversity. Carrie Underwood releases Greatest Hits: Decade #1. Following last year's fantastic Born Sinner, J.Cole returns with 2014 Forest Hills DriveSilent So Long is the sophomore album from the heavy rock band Emigrate led by Rammstein guitarist Richard Kruspe! Guests on the album include Lemmy from Motorhead, Jonathan Davis from Korn, Peaches, Marilyn Manson and more. Sharp On All 4 Corners represents E-4023rd and 24th albums to be released. Like clockwork, you can depend on E-40 to deliver new material with regularity and most importantly with a now expected flair for being engaging, current, full of features and of the utmost quality.  And 7IN – 83-88 is a new boxed collection of eleven R.E.M. vinyl seven-inch singles to be released worldwide December 9 by Capitol/I.R.S. The singles feature replicated original picture sleeve art and labels, including two U.K. releases making their U.S. vinyl seven-inch debuts: “Finest Worksong” / “Time After Time” (live) and the double-pack single for “Wendell Gee” with “Crazy,” “Ages of You,” and “Burning Down.”


Plus, NOFXThe Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies [Soundtrack]Beck, Red FangGhostface KillahYesJohnny GillThe BannerBitch WitchExecrationMatt PryorPrhyme and The Music of Grand Theft Auto V: Limited Edition LP Collection [Box Set]

CURRENT SINGLES

Bonobo releases his new vinyl EP Flashlight which contains the title track along with Pelican and Return To Air.

For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.

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A New Millennium Shopping Experience - You Can Help!

We hit our goal thanks to all of you! We are going to keep it going till Saturday when our Kickstarter ends. Today we are serving refreshments from 3 till 7pm compliments of Migration Brewing and New Belgium. We have the Lonely Wild playing a free live performance at 6pm. Greg Glover and Biscuit will be on hand to say hello. Keep spreading the word and we will have some exciting changes for you to see in the near future.

Whats next? The amount above our goal will go to improvements to the store. We have the ceramic tile roof which needs repaired too. We might get lucky and be able to do that roof also. After Record Store Day, we will begin plans to re- roof the store and begin with the plans for the coffee, beer and wine bar.

We will be sending out reward certificate in April and will have the T-shirts and Pint Glasses in house by May 1st. I will contact all of you in the near future with other rewards. The private dinner concert will be at our good friend Tony Starlights in the next couple months. I look forward to taking those backers to a show that were able to make that level of donation also. I promise we will have a great night! Plus the private house concerts....I'll make it a great night for you with one of Portland's finest talents.

Again, I can't thank you enough!

Terry Currier

Music Millennium Greg Glover

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