New music releases this week

Hello good people! We’ve received some fine new releases this week, some exclusive to vinyl and others available on both CD and vinyl. Take a break and check out some of the sample tracks and videos below.
Just a reminder to our great customers, there are lots and lots of new releases to come out in the next few months so remember you can always pre-order from us to avoid missing out on something. Just give us a call or send us an email and we will be happy to pre-order any album you are looking for.

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Melvins – Live at Third Man Records – LP
Recorded Direct-To-Acetate by the double-drummer quartet on May 30th, 2013 in the Blue Room, this show shook pictures off the walls of Third Man headquarters and had the crowd begging for two things: earplugs, and for the night to never end. S i d e O n e : 1. Charmicarmicat // S i d e T w o : 1. It’s Shoved / 2. Anaconda / 3. At The Stake / 4. Queen / 5. Cow / 6. Your Blessend

Touché Amoré – Is Survived By – LP
“Is Survived By” is the anticipated new album from Touche Amore, produced and engineered by Brad Wood (Smashing Pumpkins, Sunny Day Real Estate, etc) and mastered by Hans DeKline (Lisa Loeb, mewithoutYou, etc). “Is Survived By” shows Touche Amore embracing a maturation of their trademark melancholy. The sounds are welcomingly familiar; inspired percussion amid a sea of imaginative guitars and impassioned vocals. However, the underlying unrest is more complex and touching than any previous Touche Amore release before it. Simply put, these are not simple “love” songs that dwell in the past, but complex “life” songs about living in the present. Throughout the entire album vocalist/lyricist Jeremy Bolm digs deeper in search of personal catharsis, allowing us to relate to his drive to be clearly heard, truly understood, and unapologetically remembered. The jangly guitar work of Clayton Stevens and Nick Steinhardt is on a new level here. Throughout the release they effortlessly entangle one another to construct beautiful yet unexpected melodies. While the explosive rhythm section of Tyler Kirby and Elliot Babin shines in the frenetic pace they keep. Achieving a stunning balance of hook laden listenability and emotion. Without question, “Is Survived By” is another masterwork from Touche Amore. More importantly, it is a release that lives up to the promise of past releases while not repeating it. Not a departure, but a continuation down the remarkable road that they alone travel.

Kings of Leon – Mechanica Bull – CD and LP
Mechanical Bull is the sixth studio album from multi-award winning rock band, Kings Of Leon. Produced by Angelo Petraglia and recorded at the band’s studio in Nashville, Tennessee, the album features 11 brand-new songs including the standout tracks ‘Supersoaker’ and ‘Wait For Me’.

Mazzy Star – Seasons Of Your Day – CD and LP
Mazzy Star have released their eagerly anticipated fourth studio album, Seasons Of Your Day. Co-written by Hope Sandoval and David Roback, Seasons Of Your Day was recorded in California and Norway. The album features performances by all the original members of Mazzy Star along with special guests including Colm O Ciosoig (My Bloody Valentine) and a special appearance by the late, legendary Bert Jansch in a guitar duet of chilling intensity with David Roback on the song “Spoon”.

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