October 2020’s archived staff picks.
Alex, Cleo, Dan, Hannah, Jon & Justin’s picks for the month.
Another time, indeed! It’s been fifty years since Pearls Before Swine first appeared. A genteel, oft-hushed missive from a far corner of the psychedelic hive mind, One Nation Underground [...]
This has barely left the turntable since our order came in from James Fella. One of the best No Wave/Post Punk records I have heard in years. Clanging guitars, free improv interludes & [...]
EKS-74034 Elektra 1968 Incredible 1968 Media Condition – VG+ [One long mark that does not affect play.] Sleeve Condition – VG [Lots of writing on jacket, drill hole in upper left corner.]
You could refer to this as a “meeting of the minds” – and it’s also like, the hundreth good noise/experimental CD to come out this year. It’s the concrete Wiese edit [...]
Destined to be the most famous of all the bands. At least in their vision of the future that is. We like them. You like them. Why not? Go big or fuck off. Trippy violence and snake charms [...]
Riley is one of the granddaddies of Minimalism. His early music, In C and the two works on this disc, brought to light the musical possibilities of rapid-fire notation and shifting sonic textures [...]
“Cerise Dream / Breathless” sees the band further explore a more melodic direction with two songs perfect for the summer days. Second pressing on limited white vinyl.
Finally available again with new cover art and now packaged in a proper, high-gloss, jacket! ***original description: “RAW, GLITTERING, PSYCHEDELIC … OLIVIA NEUTRON-JOHN, is a [...]
“Archive collection from the proto-Punk band. Death III slams the door on the vault with a powerful set of songs that bring equal amounts of Rock and ethereal soul-searching, in [...]
Vinyl LP pressing. Digitally remastered edition. The Kick Inside is the debut studio album by English singer-songwriter and musician Kate Bush. It was released on 17 February 1978 and contains [...]
180 gram Vinyl 2018 Standard Edition. On ‘Ambient 4 (On Land)’ – the final edition in Eno’s ambient series – his palate shifted from electro-mechanical and acoustic instruments towards [...]
Originally released in 1972, #1 Record is the debut album from Big Star, a critically acclaimed, Memphis-based band which is often credited with creating the power pop sound. Remastered from the [...]
Mars Records – MREP A2 1953 (Original US Pressing) Media Condition – VG Sleeve Condition – VG
This is the first installment in a series of albums produced by John Wiese using an expanded ensemble of recorded sound contributions with AARON DILLOWAY JAMES FELLA HAIR STYLISTICS AARON [...]
Through Experimental & Parametric Music 1976-2017, more than 40 years of composer Joris De Laet‘s work is unveiled. The collection discovers for the first time the great coherence of [...]
Frankenstein: Complete Legacy Collection The original Frankenstein is one of the silver screen’s most unforgettable characters and, along with the other Universal Classic Monsters, defined [...]
From legendary Italian horror master Lucio Fulci comes the ultimate classic of supernatural terror. A cursed hotel, built over one of the seven gateways to hell, becomes a malevolent abyss that [...]
After starring in 100 movies over the past two decades, Tina Krause has established herself as an unstoppable warrior from the DIY fringes. LIMBO is the first — and to this day, only [...]
Amidst a dazzling meteor shower, the Nightbeast lands near a small East Coast town, armed with his vaporizing ray gun and a goal of killing everyone who crosses his path. As area residents are [...]
November 6, 2020 | Staff Picks