Record Store Day 2023
Single-sided 12" EP featuring two new originals from RSD US Ambassadors Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires, a reimagined version of "Tour of Duty" from the Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit album Here We Rest, and a cover of Richard Thompson's "Beeswing". Side B holds a stunning vinyl etching designed by Pearl Rachinsky-Moreland.
1. Old Habits (Amanda Shires)
2. Hired Gun (Jason Isbell)
3. Tour of Duty
4. Beeswing (Richard Thompson)
A single LP collection of the b-sides and rarities featured alongside the singles from Tori's seminal release (and solo debut), Little Earthquakes. This is the first time these songs have been collected on a single release.
1. UPSIDE DOWN [4:22]
2. THOUGHTS [2:43]
3. SONG FOR ERIC [1:52]
4. THE POOL [2:49]
5. HUMPTY DUMPTY [2:51]
6. FLYING DUTCHMAN [6:30]
1. TAKE TO THE SKY [4:18]
2. SWEET DREAMS [3:26]
3. MARY [4:25]
4. SUGAR [4:25]
5. ODE TO THE BANANA KING (PART ONE) [4:08]
Demon Records are delighted to announce the release of Haircut 100% Live! Hammersmith Odeon Spring 1982 for Record Store Day 2023, released with full co-operation of the band. Haircut 100% Live! Hammersmith Odeon Spring 1982 is an in-concert album that highlights the group at the summit of their powers – high speed funk, to-die for pop and sweet melodies against the backdrop of Haircutmania. No overdubs and the high-octane energy of youth. The group moved from being London underground darlings to chart sensations in less than six months, and within a year had disappeared into pop’s ether, leaving behind one memorable album and four Top 10 UK singles, but many have said that the real way to experience the power of the Haircuts was to see them play live.
Pressed on zinging translucent red vinyl, Haircut 100% Live! Hammersmith Odeon Spring 1982 is an absolute must for all fans of frenetic funky fabulous melodic pop. This recently unearthed recording was part of the acclaimed Pelican West 40 CD set.
It includes their cover version of set opener Low Rider by War, where the group all appeared on stage one-by-one. Inner bag contains snapshots taken at the Hammersmith gig and after show on 1 April 1982 from guitarist Graham Jones’ personal archive. Mastered by Phil Kinrade at AIR Mastering.
1. LOW RIDER
2. BAKED BEANS
3. FAVOURITE SHIRTS (BOY MEETS GIRL)
4. CALLING CAPTAIN AUTUMN
5. MILK FILM
6. SNOW GIRL
1. LEMON FIREBRIGADE
2. FANTASTIC DAY
3. LOVE’S GOT ME IN TRIANGLES
4. LOVE PLUS ONE
5. KINGSIZE (YOU’RE MY LITTLE STEAM WHISTLE)
You're My Favorite Song/Bottle Up My Tears/Lay Your Heart On Mine/How's Everything/Please Please Me/Just A Breath Away/Rainy Day Games/His Way Alone/24-Hour Woman/Sexy Movies/Under The Influence Of Love/Close Enough For Me/Mama Tried
A one man band born in the mid 70’s in Detroit, MI, The Happy Dragon Band is the brain child of Thomas Court. A studio wiz, synth pioneer and electronic music professor. After releasing one private press LP he went on to other pursuits and the obligatory obscurity followed. This is truly a one of a kind mashup of early analog synths, Floydian psych ballads, and even some proto new wave and reggae. The record will be getting its first ever reissue and wide release for Record Store Day 2023, and is limited to 1,000 copies worldwide.
A1 3-D, Free
A2 Positive People
A3 In Flight
A4 Long Time
A5 Bowling Pin Intro
A6 Lyrics Of Love
B1 Disco American
B2 Inside The Pyramid
B3 Astro Phunk
B4 3-D, Free (Electronic)
B5 Re-Re Love (Bonus Track)
B6 Fanty (Bonus Track)
Recorded during Pearl Jam’s March 5 1998 Melbourne Park show during the Australian tour in support of their fifth studio album Yield, the highly sought after Give Way is released on vinyl for the first time as well as officially released on CD. The 17-track album, pressed on double black vinyl and housed in a gatefold sleeve, includes live versions of “Given To Fly”, “Faithfull” and “Do The Evolution.” The CD, originally scheduled for release in 1998 as a promotional item, never saw the light of day outside of an extremely limited number surfacing over the years...until now.
The title of this Record Store Day 2023 release, Give Way, is a nod to the Australian counterpart to the United States’ yield sign.
Prefab Sprout announce the RSD exclusive vinyl release of Steve McQueen Acoustic. In the summer of 2006, founder Paddy McAloon recorded new versions of tracks from Prefab Sprout’s critically acclaimed album 1985 album Steve McQueen (released in the US as Two Wheels Good) - rebuilding them from scratch with acoustic guitars, sequencers and samples, with producer Calum Malcolm. Always looking to move forward and reimagine work, Paddy said of the release: “like many people, I’m always curious to hear another take on a song.”
A newly remastered version of Suzi’s second album, taken from the recently released 8CD Box ‘The Rock Box’. This edition features the original album on LP1, but with a bonus vinyl of non-album singles, b-sides and outtakes. Includes the worldwide hits: The Wild One and Devil Gate Drive.
Side 1 - The Wild One / Keep A-Knockin’ / Too Big / Klondyke Kate / Savage Silk / Move It. Side 2 – Hit The Road Jack / Trouble / Cat Size / A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues / Friday. Side 3 (Bonus Disc) – Devil Gate Drive [Single] / In The Morning [B-Side] / I Wanna Be Free [B-Side] / The Wild One [Single] / Shake My Sugar [B-Side]. Side 4 (Bonus Disc) – Angel Flight [non-album] / The Wild One [Dry Mix]
In 1984, Robert Diggs, now known as RZA, formed a rap group with his cousins Russell Jones and Gary Grice which they called “All In Together Now”. Diggs and Grice then signed with Jamaica Records for management purposes and Jamaica convinced Tommy Boy Records to sign Diggs as a solo artist under the name Prince Rakeem in 1989. “Ooh I Love You Rakeem” was released as a single but Diggs was subsequently dropped by Tommy Boy Records, and later went on to form the Wu Tang Clan. This remastered, colored, single contains the track title, “Sexcapades” & “Deadly Venoms” and was initially released in 1991.
A1. Ooh I Love You Rakeem (Baggin' Ladies Mix)
A2. Ooh I Love You Rakeem (Baggin' Ladies Instrumental)
A3. Deadly Venoms (Vocals Up)
A4. Sexcapades (DMD Mix)
B1. Sexcapades (Wutang Mix)
B2. Sexcapades (DMD Radio Mix)
B3. Sexcapades (DMD Instrumental)
B4. Sexcapades (Wutang Instrumental Mix)
In short order, the young Nashville band has risen from humble beginnings playing the Nashville house party scene and DIY art gatherings to performing at festivals like Bonnaroo and Forecastle and sharing bills with the likes of Rostam and Cold War Kids.
With ‘Wait,’ Arlie make good on the potential exhibited on their early singles. Lead single “barcelona boots” is a swirl of washed-out synths and Banks’ yearning falsetto, while “too long” is a sighing ballad underpinned with psychedelic atmospherics. On the EP's closer -- the tropical, hazy “tossing and turning” -- Arlie turns a self-deprecating eye on a superficial generation so fixated on projecting a lifestyle that they miss out on living the actual life.
1. big fat mouth 2. barcelona boots 3. too long 4. water damage 5. didya think 6. tossing and turning
Ghosts of Princes in Towers is the only studio album by British band Rich Kids, founded in 1977 by Glen Matlock (ex Sex Pistols) and Midge Ure (Ultravox) and Rusty Egan released in August 1978 and produced by ex-Bowie guitarist Mick Ronson.
Exclusive for RSD 2023, the original album will be newly remastered. Release overseen by Rich Kids’ Rusty Egan.
1. Strange One [4:26]
2. Hung On You [3:01]
3. Ghosts Of Princes In Towers [3.37]
4. Cheap Emotions [4.08]
5. Marching Men [3.51]
2. Young Girls [2.53]
3. Bullet Proof Lover [3.13]
4. Rich Kids [2.57]
5. Lover And Fools [2.36]
6. Burning Sounds [3.40]
Double LP colored vinyl reissue of Keith Richard’s out-of-print Best Of package, Vintage Vinos includes three sides of music and an etching on the fourth side
01 TAKE IT SO HARD 3:17
02 BIG ENOUGH 3:19
03 YOU DON’T MOVE ME 4:50
04 STRUGGLE 4:13
05 MAKE NO MISTAKE 4:55
01 TOO RUDE (live) 7:46
02 TIME IS ON MY SIDE (live) 4:26
03 HAPPY (live) 7:08 04 CONNECTION (live) 2:33
01 WICKED AS IT SEEMS 4:45
02 EILEEN 4:29
03 HATE IT WHEN YOU LEAVE 4:59
04 LOCKED AWAY 5:46
05 HURRICANE 1:25
All In For The Gambler: All-Star Concert Celebration is a once-in-a-lifetime concert event honoring Kenny Rogers’ historic 60-year career and features the final performance with Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton together, one of popular music’s most beloved duets of all time. Recorded live at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, this one-night-only concert taping brought together fans, friends and music icons to celebrate Kenny Rogers. Available on 2 LP set for Record Store Day 2023.
1. The Gambler
2. Tulsa Turnaround
3. Love Or Something Like It
4. She Believes in Me
5. Blaze Of Glory
6. You Turn The Light On
7. Back To The Well
8. Coward Of The County
9. Sweet Music Man
10. Twenty Years Ago
11. Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Is In)
12. Morning Desire
14. Through The Years
15. We've Got Tonight
17. You Can't Make Old Friends
18. I Will Always Love You
19. Islands In The Stream
In 1968 The Rolling Stones returned to their blues roots on Beggars Banquet, which was immediately acclaimed as one of their landmark achievements. A strong acoustic Delta blues flavor colors much of the material, particularly “Prodigal Son” and “No Expectations.” Basic rock n’ roll is not forgotten with “Street Fighting Man” and “Sympathy For The Devil.” The lyrical bite of the material ensured the album’s place as one of the top blues-based records of all time.
Exclusive to Record Store Day 2023, this LP is pressed on grey, blue, black and white swirl vinyl as an ode to the lyric “a swirling mass of grey, blue, black and white,” from “Salt Of The Earth,” as performed in The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus. Featuring the original album artwork and an original window display poster.
The first authorized concert album from the 1980s San Francisco new wave /post-punk band, captured during the months when the band was recording its debut album, It's a Condition. The 11-song set features most of those album tracks as well as the later B-side, "Guards," and two previously unreleased songs, "Fine Line Number" and "Double Shot." This crucial document provides a snapshot of the band that would soon win notoriety with the MTV hits "Never Say Never" and "A Girl in Trouble (Is a Temporary Thing)."
The performance was not previously available and makes its debut on this vinyl release pressed on Galaxy Blue vinyl, coming first to record stores as part of Record Store Day.
Side A: 1) Guards 2) Nothing for Me 3) Confrontation 4) Fine Line Number 5) Charred Remains 6) Drop Your Eyes
Side B: 1) Love Is an Illness 2) White Sweater 3) Talk Dirty to Me 4) Fear to Fear 5) Double Shot
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Miss Wendell/Miss Wendell/Miss Wendell/Book Of History/Book Of History/Book Of History
Bish at the Bank: Live in Baltimore is an official, previously unissued set of recordings by one of the unsung heroes of bepop jazz piano, Walter Bishop Jr., featuring a swinging trio with Harold Vick on saxophone, Lou McIntosh on bass and Dick Berk on drums. This hand-numbered (limited edition worldwide of 3000), double LP set was transferred from the original tape reels and is pressed on 180g vinyl and boasts 100 minutes of music, The gatefold sleeve includes an extensive booklet with essays by esteemed jazz journalist Ted Panken and jazz video journalist and friend of Bishop's, Bret Primack, rare photos by Don Schlitten, Raymod Ross and Jan Persson, and poetry pieces written by Bishop. The set is produced by label owner/musician Cory Weeds and "Jazz Detective" producer Zev Feldman.
The double LP set consists of two shows recorded in Baltimore, Maryland, LP 1 recorded at The Madison Club on August 28, 1966 and LP 2 at The Famous Ballroom on February 26, 1967.
Harlem-born Bishop began his performing and recording career as part of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers on his debut Blue Note album in 1948. His bebop style continued on with gigs and recordings with Kenny Dorham, Jimmy Heath, Milt Jackson, Stan Getz, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Oscar Pettiford, Wynton Kelly and many others. In the 1960s he fronted a trio with Jimmy Garrison and G.T. Hogan. He recorded for various independent labels including Jazztime, Black Jazz and Muse Records.
The 8-track set cooks with two Miles Davis compositions along with standards such as “Willow Weep for Me,” Antonio Carlos Jobim’s “Quiet Nights” and Henry Mancini’s “The Days of Wine and Roses."
Side A (25:10)
1) My Secret Love (12:47)
2) Blues (12:23)
Side B (24:39)
1) Days of Wine & Rose (14:55)
2) Quiet Nights (10:10)
Side C (25:06)
1) If I Were A Bell (11:00)
2) So What (13:45)
Side D (24:54)
1) Willow Weep For Me (11:46)
2) Pfrancing (No Blues) (13:02)
Queen Talk: Live at the Left Bank is an official, never-before-released concert recording from one of the greatest female jazz organists of all-time, Shirley Scott, featuring a powerhouse trio with George Coleman on tenor saxophone and Bobby Durham on drums, plus special guest vocalist Ernie Andrews on three tracks. This hand-numbered, limited edition (3000 worldwide), double LP set was transferred from the original tape reels and is pressed on 180g vinyl. It features 100 minutes of music and is packaged in a gatefold sleeve with an extensive booklet with liner notes by acclaimed music writer A. Scott Galloway, rare photos by Don Schlitten and Raymond Ross, and memorabilia from the Left Bank archives plus interviews with jazz organ icon Joey DeFrancesco, former Shirley Scott bandmate, saxophonist Tim Warfield, and pianist Monty reminiscing about drummer Bobby Durham. The set is co-produced by label owner/musician Cory Weeds and renowned archival recording producer Zev Feldman.
The show was recorded at the Famous Ballroom in Baltimore Maryland on August 20, 1972 and hasn't ever been previously available. Philadelphia-born Scott rose to fame in the late 1950s playing the Hammond B-3 organ influenced by blues and gospel evolving into '60s soul jazz. She recorded numerous albums for Prestige, Impulse!, Atlantic, Cadet and Candid performing with countless jazz legends including Stanley Turrentine, Oliver Nelson, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Clark Terry and Kenny Burrell.
The 10-track set cooks on songs of the day like "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "You Don't Mess Around With Jim," and "Never Can Say Goodbye," along with standards such as "Smile," "Witchcraft" and John Coltrane's "Impressions."
Side A (23:23)
2) Never Can Say Goodbye
Side B (24:39)
1) Like Someone In Love
Side C (25:06)
1) Blues By Five (6:36)
2) By The Time I Get To Phoenix (9:08)
3) Smile (9:22)
Side D (24:54)
1) You Don’t Mess Around With Jim (8:12)
2) Girl Talk (8:38)
3) Blues (Unknown) (8:08)
Making its vinyl debut and taken from the recently released CD deluxe edition of the band’s second album Celebrate The Bullet.The 2 Tone band captured here supporting Elvis Costello & The Attractions at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre in December 1980. It features the band’s well known hits: On My Radio, Missing Words and Too Much Pressure.
1. Out On The Streets. 1. Danger. 3. Deepwater. 4. Missing Words. 5. Washed Up & Left For Dead. 6. On My Radio. 7. Celebrate The Bullet. 8. Selling Out Your Future. 9. Street Feeling. 10. They Make Me Mad. 11. Bristol & Miami. 12. Facing Situations. 13. Bombscare. 14. Too Much Pressure
FRENCH IMPORT (One Time Pressing, Jazz avant-garde Collector's item) - 1975 Iconic, Very Rare Live Recording from The Massy in France. Archie "Vernon" Shepp American is a tenor saxophonist, composer, dramatist, teacher, and pioneer of the free jazz movement, known not only for his creative improvisation and colorful sound but also for his Afrocentric approach to music. The National Endowment for the Arts named Shepp a Jazz Master in 2016. This double LP set, has deluxe packaging that will include an OBI strip, gatefold album jacket with two pockets, printed inner sleeves, original record labels and specialty color vinyl. 1st Opaque Pink & 2nd Opaque White Color Vinyl
BLUES FOR DON'L DUCK | BLUES FOR DON'L DUCK(SUITE ET FIN) | U-JAAMA (UNITE) | HIPNOSIS | AFRICAN DRUM SUITE | 524 Street Theme
Recorded in the lead-up to Amanda Shires 2022 album, Take It Like A Man, Live At Columbia Studio A features 4 tracks recorded at the legendary Nashville studio. Featuring guest appearances by Jason Isbell and Maren Morris, this single-sided 12” EP includes a B-side etching and fold-out poster.
1. Take It Like A Man
2. Empty Cups
3. Hawk For A Dove
4. Lonely At Night
In the early 2000s, Slum Village was riding high on the success of their Fantastic and Fantastic Vol. 2 releases and upped the ante with the release of Trinity (Past, Present And Future). Despite Jay Dee starting to pursue solo efforts, the production team assembled for Trinity kept the Slum vibe found on the Fantastic albums. Producers on the release include Hi-Tek, Waajeed, Scott Storch, Karriem Riggins, T3, Black Milk, Young R.J., Shelton "Ess" Rivers with a significant contribution from Jay Dee himself.
Unavailable on vinyl since the mid-2000s, Ne’Astra Music Group revisits this too oft overlooked chapter of Slum Village’s history with this double LP Record Store Day 2023 release in a special colored vinyl pressing: one LP Canary Yellow and the other Tangerine.
1. Intro 1
2. Intro 2
4. What Is This
5. Tainted (Feat. Dwele)
6. La La
3. Trinity (Interlude)
1. Star (Interlude) (Feat. T. Banks)
2. Star (Feat. Dwele)
6. 80s Skit
2. Love U Hate
3. Get Live
5. Who Are We (Interlude)
6. Fall In Love
Shamballa is the 1993 collaboration from jazz drummer William Hooker, Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth), and composer Elliott Sharp. The release features Hooker performing duets with each musician. Hooker and Moore’s performance is littered with bursts of feedback and distortion, while the collaboration with Sharp is characterized by a more electronic sound, building a sense of technology. The pieces will be released on vinyl for the first time as a double LP for Record Store Day 2023, limited to 1,500 copies.
The Work - Shamballa - Side 1 "First Meeting"
Sirius Part 1 - Wheels
Sirius Part 2 - Wings
The Work - Shamballa - Side 2 "Continuous - Time ... Consciousness."
The Hat... And Its Train
Continuing rarities/unreleased of The Specials and Jerry Dammers on 10" singles for RSD. This new release contains two previously unreleased Work In Progress Demos tracks from 1980/81. The first being a rehearsal version of ‘Friday Night, Saturday Morning’ and on the flip side an early version of ‘I Can’t Stand It’ recorded
by Jerry Dammers at the Home Organ, with Horace Panter on bass.
A: Friday Night, Saturday Morning [Instrumental Rehearsal]
B: I Can’t Stand It [Jerry Dammers at the Home Organ with Horace Panter on
Known to many for their uplifting hit song “O-o-h Child,” STAIRSTEPS (formerly The Five Stairsteps) were The First Family of Soul, providing the template for family bands like The Jackson 5. Originally discovered by Curtis Mayfield, they were introduced to The Beatles by Billy Preston. George Harrison signed the band to Dark Horse Records in 1975 and put out the band’s final album, 2nd Resurrection, which featured one of their biggest hits, “From Us To You.” Billy Preston played synthesizer and served as co-producer alongside Robert Margouleff.
1. From Us To You (2022 Remaster)
2. Pasado (2022 Remaster)
3. Theme Of Angels (2022 Remaster)
4. Lifting 2nd Resurrection (2022 Remaster)
5. Time (2022 Remaster)
1. Thrownin' Stones Atcha (2022 Remaster)
2. Far East (2022 Remaster)
3. In The Beginning (2022 Remaster)
4. Tell Me Why (2022 Remaster)
5. Salaam (2022 Remaster)
2023 celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Donna Summer’s Hard For The Money tour. This concert was filmed and recorded live on 6th August 1983, at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, CA, with an audience of 18,000 fans, during the second leg of the tour. The set-list includes “MacArthur Park”, “Love Is In Control…”, “Bad Girls’ Medley,” “On The Radio” and “Last Dance”, as well as performances with special guests Musical Youth, her sisters Dara and Mary Ellen on an extended showpiece version of “Woman”, as well as closing the show with her eldest daughter Mimi, performing ‘State Of Independence’.
This RSD 2023 exclusive is pressed as a 140g clear vinyl 2LP set, housed in a gatefold sleeve with an exclusive colour-wash.
2. MacArthur Park
3. Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
4. Unconditional Love (feat. Musical Youth)
2. Don't Cry For Me Argentina
3. On The Radio
4. Forgive Me
1. Sisters Dialogue (Donna Summer, Dara Bernard and Mary Bernard)
2. Woman (with Band introductions)
3. ‘Bad Girls’ Medley: Dim All The Lights / Sunset People / Bad Girls / Hot Stuff
1. Last Dance
2. She Works Hard For The Money
3. State Of Independence (with Mimi)
Altar is a collaboration album between experimental music groups Boris and Sunn O))), originally released on October 31, 2006 through Southern Lord Records (SUNN62).
In addition to major players Sunn O))) and Boris, Altar also boasts an extensive roster of guest musicians/collaborators such as Kim Thayil (Soundgarden), Joe Preston (Earth, Thrones, Melvins, High on Fire), Phil Wandscher and Jesse Sykes (both of Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter) as well as long time Sunn O))) collaborators TOS Niewenhuizen and Rex Ritter.
The vinyl version of this album has been out of print for over 15 years. The exclusive Lava Red edition for Record Store Day 2023 is cut by Matt Colton from a new lacquer.
Etna/N.L.T./The Sinking Belle (Blue Sheep)/Akuma No Kuma/Fried Eagle Mind/Blood Swamp
Re-issue of the 2005 Supergrass CD single as a 10" Plum vinyl EP. Tracks from the Road To Rouen LP, with extras added.
1. St. Petersburg
2. Road To Rouen - Live at Somerset House London, UK, August 4, 2005
1. Kiss of Life - Live at Portsmouth Pyramid UK, May 29, 2005
2. Coffe In The Pot
TANGERINE DREAM is an electronic music band founded in 1967 by Edgar Froese. This release includes the iconic line up of Froese, Franke & Baumann from their most desirable time period. This Legendary concert was the 1st time the band used Laser Lighting on tour. It features never before scene photos of press clipping, backstage passes and other collectable documents from this 1978 tour. This package will be in a 12" by 12" "Slide-up boxset" with marketing sticker, 3 printed inner sleeves and Laser Light Tour poster. Half/Hald Effect Blue, Red & Orange Color Vinyl
Paris Set One, Part 1 | Paris Set One, Part 2 | Paris Set Two, Part 1 | Paris Set Two, Part 2 | Paris Encore One | Paris Encore Two
Kae Tempest is a London-born BRIT Award and Mercury Prize-nominated spoken word artist, rapper, poet, novelist, and playwright who rhymes with a century-turning fury. Kae will release their Nice Idea EP on 12” vinyl exclusively for Record Store Day on April 23, 2023.
1. Love Harder
2. Thinking Clearly
3. Nice Idea
4. Split The Atom
All Directions is the superb album produced by Motown’s psychedelic mastermind Norman Whitfield, and includes one of The Temptations’ signature songs, “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone”, “Papa” won three Grammy Awards in 1973: Best R&B Performance by a Group, Best R&B Instrumental Performance, and Best R&B Song. The album was #1 on the Billboard Top R&B Albums chart in 1972, and #2 on the Billboard Top 200, making it the band’s most successful non-collaborative album on the chart. This marks the first official US reissue.
SIDE A 1. Funky Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On 2. Run Charlie Run 3. Papa Was A Rollin' Stone SIDE B 1. Love Woke Me Up This Morning 2. I Ain't Got Nothin' 3. The First Time Ever 4. Mother Nature 5. Do Your Thing
Following the successful re-release of the entire The Mars Volta back catalog, Clouds Hill has saved the reissue of Frances The Mute (single) and The Widow (live) as a special highlight for the 2023 Record Store Day. Mastered for vinyl - pressed on vinyl exclusively for Record Store Day 2023.
1. Frances The Mute" (Remastered)
1. Black Widow (Live & Acoustic)
Tom Tom Club was founded in 1981 by Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth as a side project from Talking Heads, and this 2LP expanded edition of their classic debut album features the original album recut from the original tapes (including the timeless classics “Wordy Rappinghood” and “Genius of Love” (famously sampled by Mariah Carey, Latto, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five and countless others)) plus a bonus LP of 12” mixes and rare single tracks.
A1. WORDY RAPPINGHOOD
A2. GENIUS OF LOVE
A3. TOM TOM THEME
B1. AS ABOVE, SO BELOW
B3. ON, ON, ON, ON…
B4. BOOMING AND ZOOMING
C1. WORDY RAPPINGHOOD (REMIX)
C3. GENIUS OF LOVE (LONG VERSION)
D1. UNDER THE BOARDWALK
D2. ON, ON, ON… (REMIX)
D3. LORELEI (REMIX)
A 2xLP set of rare, early Hüsker Dü live recordings, featuring original flyers and artwork. Drawn from the historical Hüsker Dü recording archives compiled by Terry Katzman, this double disc live set is an essential companion piece to the band's Savage Young Du Box Set. While the SYD release principally featured studio demos, the 28 tracks presented here are the aural and enchanting equivalent of a time machine that vividly thrusts the listener straight back to Husker Du's embryonic unsheathing on stage.
Side A dates to July 1979. Side B gives us a full year's evolution to July 1980, while Sides C and D land the listener in September 1980. Perhaps 120 people in total saw these three Longhorn performances. Until now, a handful at most have heard the playbacks. So, rare and fresh, it's all here: the songs, the driven performances, the small club intimacy of being in front of select friends, fans, and peers, with one fair shot at getting it right. These four sides compellingly document that you can't doubt that they did.
Side A - July 6. 1979 20:56
1 Insects Rule The World (Hart) (BMG Bumblebee BMI)
2 I’m Not Interested (Hart) (BMG Bumblebee BMI)
3 Sex Dolls (Hart) (BMG Bumblebee BMI)
4 Can’t See You Anymore (Mould) (Granary Music BMI)
5 Sexual Economics (Mould) (Granary Music BMI)
6 Do You Remember? (Mould) (Granary Music BMI)
7 Nuclear Nightmare (Hart/Mould/Norton) (BMG Bumblebee BMI) (Granary Music BMI) (Husker Music BMI)
Side B - July 16 1980 Tiger Night 22:17
1 All Tensed Up (Mould) (Granary Music BMI)
2 Strange Week (Hart) (BMG Bumblebee BMI)
3 Don’t Try To Call (Mould) (Granary Music BMI)
4 Industrial Grocery Store (Mould) (Granary Music BMI)
5 Do The Bee (Hart) (BMG Bumblebee BMI)
6 Do You Remember? (Mould) (Granary Music BMI)
7 Ode To Bode (Norton) (Husker Music BMI)
8 Don’t Have A Life (Norton) (Husker Music BMI)
Side C - Sept 25 1980 Homerock 20:40
1 All I’ve Got To Lose (Mould) (Granary Music BMI)
2 Don’t Try It (Mould) (Granary Music BMI)
3 Writer’s Cramp (Mould) (Granary Music BMI)
4 Gilligan’s Island (Hart) (BMG Bumblebee BMI)
5 What Went Wrong? (Mould) (Granary Music BMI)
6 Uncle Ron (Norton) (Husker Music BMI)
7 MTC (Norton) (Husker Music BMI)
8 Drug Party (Hart) (BMG Bumblebee BMI)
Side D - Sept 25, 1980 Homerock 22:15
1 Chinese Rock (Meyers, Colvin) (Dilapidated Music DoraFlo Music, Quick Fix Music BMI)
2 Termination (Norton) (Husker Music BMI)
3 Call On Me (Mould) (Granary Music BMI)
4 Gravity (Mould) (Granary Music BMI)
5 Statues (Hart) (BMG Bumblebee BMI)
Harry Whitaker is a piano player, producer and arranger who at the age of 26 recorded Black Renaissance "Body, Mind, and Spirit," a holy grail amongst collectors of soul-jazz and rare groove, and an album so rare it's virtually a myth to many.
Made up of two long tracks that periodically build and release for forty minutes over two sides of an LP it's an improvised masterpiece combining Afrocentric spiritual soul, jazz, poetry, amazing solos, a tasty bass line or two and more than a fair share of funky beats. It's also one of the earliest jazz albums to feature rapping. "I called the project Black Renaissance because that is what I wanted to see happen - especially in music. I describe it as Dixieland circa 1976 - by the end of the songs everyone is playing together."
Given its rarity, when asked if he was surprised that people knew about the album Whitaker jokes "I've told enough people about it over the years! Now they can actually hear it. It was a record before it's time. It's not a commercial release - I think of it as classical. You can call it jazz, but it's free, it's got African roots, it's for people who people who dig that sound."
Harry Whitaker has enjoyed a successful career as a producer, arranger and composer, cutting his teeth on the best of the Roy Ayers Ubiquity releases and making a living working closely with Roberta Flack - as her musical director, even playing on her big Eugene McDaniels' written hit "I Feel Like Makin' Love." Black Renaissance "Body, Mind, and Spirit," was his first attempt at a project where he wrote and composed the music and played keys on both tracks.
Originally released in 1977 and highly considered as one of the grail titles in the Spiritual Jazz, Jazz-Funk canon. Reissued by Luv N'Haight in 2002 with a limited pressing. This repress on black vinyl will be exclusive to RSD.
A1) Black Renaissance B1) Magic Ritual