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Declan McKenna

Zeros

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Zeros is the second studio album from Declan McKenna. Produced by Jay Joyce, the album features "Beautiful Faces."

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ALL THEM WITCHES have built a career out of playing music that can not be pigeonholed into one specific genre. NOTHING AS THE IDEAL was recorded in Studio 2 at the world famous Abbey Road with the help of longtime mixing engineer Mikey Allred. The history and vibe of that setting laid the groundwork for what was to come. The band’s signature psychedelic blues riffs, relentless drums, melodic bass lines and non-linear lyrics are all present. The resulting album is a thought provoking head banger that is the band’s most cohesive album to date.

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Vinyl LP pressing. Bcos U Will Never B Free is the debut album by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rex Orange County. Written and recorded in his bedroom at the age of 16, it caught a wave of interest when it was self released in 2015. It's lo-fi textures and hi-def emotions led to a hook up with Tyler, The Creator who asked the teenager born Alex O'Connor to come to Los Angeles, where he wrote and sang on two tracks on the album that became Flower Boy. Rex has subsequently released two studio albums - 2017's Apricot Princess and 2019's Pony - which charted top 5 in the UK, US and Australia.

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'Sun Racket' is the brand new album from legendary Boston trio Throwing Muses, consisting of Kristin Hersh, David Narcizo and Bernard Georges. The follow up to 2013's 'Purgatory/Paradise' is an outpouring of modal guitars, reverbed shapes, echoey drums and driving bass set behind Kristen Hersh's well-thumbed notebook of storylines. A ten-song opus of suitably wrought tales set against a wall of sound that's at once calm and ethereal before building into glorious cacophonous crescendos. When Throwing Muses wrote their last album, they were shattered. Pieces were coming and going, elements repeating and charging the whole. 'It sounded beautiful jumping around like that'. Two-minute songs reappearing as twisted instrumentals or another song's bridge. They mimicked the effect live which kept them on their toes. Whatever was happening was already over in other words. 'Sun Racket' is the opposite. It refused to do anything but sit still. It says, 'sit here and deal'. 'All it asked of us was to comingle two completely disparate sonic vocabularies: one heavy noise, the other delicate music box. Turns out we didn't have to do much. Sun Racket knew what it was doing and pushed us aside, which is always best. After thirty years of playing together, we trust each other implicitly but we trust the music more' - Kristin Hersh And so, they continue. Business unusual. 'A ground-breaking band who changed the face of alternative music rather than follow the rule book.' MXDWN 'Pioneers of the 80s/early 90s college rock sound' Pitchfork 'One of America's finest guitar bands' The Quietus

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A celebration of the glam rock androgynous wizardry of Marc Bolan and T. Rex, featuring contributions from an all-star line-up including U2 and Elton John, Kesha, Nick Cave, Joan Jett, Father John Misty, Devendra Banhart, Lucinda Williams, Beth Orton, and many others, AngelHeaded Hipster was lovingly created by the late Hal Willner, who passed away April 7 from COVID-19. The acclaimed music producer, who “for nearly four decades bent and shaped the dimensions of almost-popular music” (New York Times), produced albums for artists including Lou Reed, Marianne Faithfull and William S. Burroughs, and concept albums drawing upon the music of Thelonious Monk, Kurt Weill, vintage Disney films and others.


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All Them Witches

Nothing As The Ideal

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ALL THEM WITCHES have built a career out of playing music that can not be pigeonholed into one specific genre. NOTHING AS THE IDEAL was recorded in Studio 2 at the world famous Abbey Road with the help of longtime mixing engineer Mikey Allred. The history and vibe of that setting laid the groundwork for what was to come. The band’s signature psychedelic blues riffs, relentless drums, melodic bass lines and non-linear lyrics are all present. The resulting album is a thought provoking head banger that is the band’s most cohesive album to date.

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Marc Bolan has been famously cited as a major influence by some of the biggest names in music from David Bowie to Johnny Marr.

Bolan’s golden era was in the late sixties and seventies when he was the biggest selling singles artist since the Beatles, movie star and the electric spark behind Glam Rock. He died in 1977 aged just 29, after a car crash in Barnes, London but his reputation has only grown.

Later this year Marc will be inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame and 50 years since the first T.Rex single and album, illustrious fans have gathered to pay tribute and argue for his place amongst the music greats.

For ‘AngelHeaded Hipster’, a collection of major stars including Nick Cave, U2 featuring Elton John, Joan Jett, Peaches and Marc Almond have reinterpreted and reimagined some of his greatest tracks including Jeepster, Bang A Gong (Get It On) and Ride A White Swan.

Every track reveals a different Marc and offers a unique appreciation of a multifaceted musician, writer, poet and composer.

AngelHeaded Hipster was lovingly created by the late Hal Willner, who passed away on April 7 from COVID-19. The acclaimed music producer, who “for nearly four decades bent and shaped the dimensions of almost-popular music” (New York Times), produced albums for artists including Lou Reed, Marianne Faithfull and William S. Burroughs, and concept albums drawing upon the music of Thelonious Monk, Kurt Weill, vintage Disney films and others.

Various Artists - AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex [2LP]
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Carolina Story

Dandelion

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2020 release. Blending folk intimacy, country grit, and alt-rock muscle, Carolina Story's resilient album, Dandelion, is an ode to survival in the face of struggle, a full-throated tribute to the power of hope and the unbreakable bonds of family. Recorded with acclaimed producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Paul Moak (Joy Williams, Ashley Monroe), the collection is fueled by raw, honest storytelling and lush, cinematic arrangements, expanding the homespun craftsmanship of the Nashville duo's debut to draw on a broader, more ambitious palette, one that hints at everything from The Jayhawks and Lucinda Williams to R.E.M. and Nirvana. Though the record was written over the course of the last few years, the songs here feel eerily prescient given the current state of the world, reflecting on loneliness, depression, and economic hardship with the kind of vulnerability and empathy that can only come from lived experience. Much like the dandelion, though, Carolina Story insist on reaching for the light with their music. After more than a decade in the business, it's all they know how to do.

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Bach's monumental Goldberg Variations stand alone in the piano literature as a work of unique artistry and brilliance.  Lang Lang first began exploring this masterpiece more than 20 years ago and presents this record as the outcome of a long personal and emotional journey. Marking a new stage in Lang Lang's artistic development, it is the project of a lifetime. Alongside a studio recording is a contrasting performance, a single take from a recital in Leipzig's iconic St Thomas Church, where Bach worked and is now buried. The heart of this project is the deluxe edition - a unique offering with simultaneous studio & live recording.

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Bach's monumental Goldberg Variations stand alone in the piano literature as a work of unique artistry and brilliance.  Lang Lang first began exploring this masterpiece more than 20 years ago and presents this record as the outcome of a long personal and emotional journey. Marking a new stage in Lang Lang's artistic development, it is the project of a lifetime. Alongside a studio recording is a contrasting performance, a single take from a recital in Leipzig's iconic St Thomas Church, where Bach worked and is now buried. The heart of this project is the deluxe edition - a unique offering with simultaneous studio & live recording.

Lang Lang - Bach: Goldberg Variations [Deluxe 4CD]
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Vinyl LP pressing. 2020 release. Blending folk intimacy, country grit, and alt-rock muscle, Carolina Story's resilient album, Dandelion, is an ode to survival in the face of struggle, a full-throated tribute to the power of hope and the unbreakable bonds of family. Recorded with acclaimed producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Paul Moak (Joy Williams, Ashley Monroe), the collection is fueled by raw, honest storytelling and lush, cinematic arrangements, expanding the homespun craftsmanship of the Nashville duo's debut to draw on a broader, more ambitious palette, one that hints at everything from The Jayhawks and Lucinda Williams to R.E.M. and Nirvana. Though the record was written over the course of the last few years, the songs here feel eerily prescient given the current state of the world, reflecting on loneliness, depression, and economic hardship with the kind of vulnerability and empathy that can only come from lived experience. Much like the dandelion, though, Carolina Story insist on reaching for the light with their music. After more than a decade in the business, it's all they know how to do.

Carolina Story - Dandelion [Limited Edition Dandelion Yellow LP]
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Throwing Muses

Sun Racket

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'Sun Racket' is the brand new album from legendary Boston trio Throwing Muses, consisting of Kristin Hersh, David Narcizo and Bernard Georges. The follow up to 2013's 'Purgatory/Paradise' is an outpouring of modal guitars, reverbed shapes, echoey drums and driving bass set behind Kristen Hersh's well-thumbed notebook of storylines. A ten-song opus of suitably wrought tales set against a wall of sound that's at once calm and ethereal before building into glorious cacophonous crescendos. When Throwing Muses wrote their last album, they were shattered. Pieces were coming and going, elements repeating and charging the whole. 'It sounded beautiful jumping around like that'. Two-minute songs reappearing as twisted instrumentals or another song's bridge. They mimicked the effect live which kept them on their toes. Whatever was happening was already over in other words. 'Sun Racket' is the opposite. It refused to do anything but sit still. It says, 'sit here and deal'. 'All it asked of us was to comingle two completely disparate sonic vocabularies: one heavy noise, the other delicate music box. Turns out we didn't have to do much. Sun Racket knew what it was doing and pushed us aside, which is always best. After thirty years of playing together, we trust each other implicitly but we trust the music more' - Kristin Hersh And so, they continue. Business unusual. 'A ground-breaking band who changed the face of alternative music rather than follow the rule book.' MXDWN 'Pioneers of the 80s/early 90s college rock sound' Pitchfork 'One of America's finest guitar bands' The Quietus

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Marc Bolan has been famously cited as a major influence by some of the biggest names in music from David Bowie to Johnny Marr.

Bolan’s golden era was in the late sixties and seventies when he was the biggest selling singles artist since the Beatles, movie star and the electric spark behind Glam Rock. He died in 1977 aged just 29, after a car crash in Barnes, London but his reputation has only grown.

Later this year Marc will be inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame and 50 years since the first T.Rex single and album, illustrious fans have gathered to pay tribute and argue for his place amongst the music greats.

For ‘AngelHeaded Hipster’, a collection of major stars including Nick Cave, U2 featuring Elton John, Joan Jett, Peaches and Marc Almond have reinterpreted and reimagined some of his greatest tracks including Jeepster, Bang A Gong (Get It On) and Ride A White Swan.

Every track reveals a different Marc and offers a unique appreciation of a multifaceted musician, writer, poet and composer.

AngelHeaded Hipster was lovingly created by the late Hal Willner, who passed away on April 7 from COVID-19. The acclaimed music producer, who “for nearly four decades bent and shaped the dimensions of almost-popular music” (New York Times), produced albums for artists including Lou Reed, Marianne Faithfull and William S. Burroughs, and concept albums drawing upon the music of Thelonious Monk, Kurt Weill, vintage Disney films and others.

Various Artists - AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex [2CD]
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Bach's monumental Goldberg Variations stand alone in the piano literature as a work of unique artistry and brilliance.  Lang Lang first began exploring this masterpiece more than 20 years ago and presents this record as the outcome of a long personal and emotional journey. Marking a new stage in Lang Lang's artistic development, it is the project of a lifetime. Alongside a studio recording is a contrasting performance, a single take from a recital in Leipzig's iconic St Thomas Church, where Bach worked and is now buried. The heart of this project is the deluxe edition - a unique offering with simultaneous studio & live recording.

Lang Lang - Bach: Goldberg Variations [Deluxe 2LP]
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Zeros is the second studio album from Declan McKenna. Produced by Jay Joyce, the album features "Beautiful Faces."

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World renowned and multi-Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Bebel Gilberto has been enchanting fans and critics worldwide since her solo debut release in 1986. She catapulted onto the global music scene in 1996 when she featured on the celebrated compilation RED HOT + RIO. She followed up with her breakout album, Tanto Tempo, positioning herself as one of the top-selling Brazilian artists since the 1960's. She continued with a streak of critically-acclaimed albums on which she refined her sound and showcased her strengths as a composer. Her new album, Agora, which translates to now, chronicles the moment in time in Bebel's life after a period of great change. It was produced by Thomas Bartlett (Sufjan Stevans, St. Vincent, Father John Misty, David Byrne, Martha Wainwright).

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Gouge Away are a punk band from Florida. Since the release of their acclaimed album "Burnt Sugar" in 2018, they have toured the world with bands such as Circa Survive, Russian Circles, Ceremony, Culture Abuse, and more. Continuing their growth and evolution as of the most captivating bands out there today. "Consider" b/w "Wave of Mutilation" was recorded by Jack Shirley at The Atomic Garden (Deafheaven, Oathbreaker). A-side "Consider" is a discordant and strikingly aggressive song. Lyrically it stands as a powerful artistic statement on blind nationalism and patriotism in the modern age. While the B-side is a fantastic cover of "Wave of Mutilation" originally written and performed by The Pixies. 25% of the profits from the sale of the 7" will be donated to the International Rescue Committee. More information on the organization and their mission can be found at rescue.org

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Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing + HDCD. Jack's debut album launched out of our garage 20 years ago. The album has stood the test of time selling over 2.5 million copies to date. Remastered by Bernie Grundman from the original analog tapes, this is a true AAA edition pressed at RTI on HQ Vinyl 180g for unsurpassed quality and long life. A must for audiophiles and beach bums alike.
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Limited colored vinyl LP pressing. Includes digital download. 2020 release. Untenable is the sophomore full-length by Washington, D.C.'s Bad Moves. On this record, the band has leaned into the outer edges of their influences, expanding their power-pop umbrella to include hints of folk, garage rock, and '90s "indie" while still keeping the hooks tuneful and sticky. Lyrically, the band explores the myriad anxieties of modern living - from heady questions of self-definition and identity to day-to-day matters, like labor precarity, climate change, social media, automation and the surveillance state.

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Lammendam is the debut full-length studio album by the Dutch symphonic black metal band Carach Angren. Released in 2008, it is a concept album about Lammendam, the remains of a castle that are haunted by a "ghost lady in a white dress".
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Bill Callahan

Gold Record

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You heard it here first - it's the Gold Record we always knew Bill Callahan had in him! Last summer, he returned from a silence of years - now, he's raring to go with another new one already. The abiding humanity of latter-day Callahan is highlighted by dark plumes of caustic wit upending standards of our everyday life and the songs that celebrate it: the job, the wife, the TV, the neighbors. Bill slips easily into his characters, whether they're easy people or not - and the cross-hatch of their light and shadow is unpredictably entertaining in the manner that belongs only one singer in this whole wide world: we're still talking about Bill Callahan.

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Limited transparent red vinyl LP pressing. Eventually there comes a time when the hype about a band becomes superfluous, and their status alone speaks volumes. Such is the case with Emperor, the black metal gods hailing from Telemark, Norway. Emperor has become known as one of the originators of symphonic Black Metal that Norway is internationally renowned for. Remastered by Turan Audio with full guidance from the band, with new, restored art by Dan Capp to create beautiful vinyl reissues.
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Ruston Kelly

Dirt Emo, Vol. 1

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Ruston Kelly -"Dirt Emo vol. 1" "I don't play country this stuff is dirt emo it's like crying in a barn or anguishing in your room with a banjo." Ruston Kelly's Dirt Emo vol. 1, the new collection of dirt-soaked covers, was hand-picked by Kelly from some of his revered predecessors. The project includes acclaimed renditions of Taylor Swift's "All Too Well" and the Carter Family's "Weeping Willow," showing the full spectrum of material comprised in this previously uncharted genre, solidifying Ruston as the Father of Dirt Emo. EXPLICIT LP Vinyl 2020 EP.
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Beggars Arkive is excited to reissue Between 10th and 11th, the second album by The Charlatans UK. Available on double clear vinyl and double CD, the reissue contains the original album plus remastered tracks from the often-bootlegged live show from Chicago in 1991, known as Isolation 21.2.91, a holy grail amongst fans. Between 10th and 11th was originally released in 1992 and contained the band's biggest US hit, "Weirdo" which landed at #1 on the Alternative songs chart. Produced by Flood, you can hear the pure crispness in the audio. Entertainment Weekly said that "Between 10th and 11th consolidates the band's riveting, hypnotic attack, all musical tips o' the hat to the '60s and '70s, smeared over a smorgasbord of unrelenting dance beats and topped with hook ("I Don't Want to See the Sights") after hook ("Weirdo"). CD

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Vinyl LP pressing. Includes digital download. Will Holland's second album under the Quantic name, originally released in 2002. Apricot Morning was the precursor to the excellent Stampede (2003) and hints at the sound he arrived at with his Soul Orchestra, combining influences from Jazz, Hip Hop, Afro, Funk, Soul and Breakbeat to forge a style that is truly original.
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What a lineup: Talking Heads, Oingo Boingo, the Police, the Ramones-and the B-52's, in all their early-'80s glory! That was September 3, 1982 at the US Festival in California, and this DVD takes you there to watch the B-52's absolutely delight the crowd with "Rock Lobster, " "Planet Claire, " "Private Idaho" and more of their early classics. Shout! Factory.

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Vinyl LP pressing. 2020 release. Buffalo and Detroit are America's broken dream. They are once thriving cities, now known for frigid temperatures and violent crime. The cities were birthed in a different era, forged in fire, built of cold steel. It follows that the rawest hip hop in recent memory has bled from these two regions. No two artists exemplify this hard truth more than legendary Detroit producer Apollo Brown and Buffalo's maverick emcee Che' Noir. The two artists came together to create a sound as natural as calm after the storm. The pair's album, As God Intended, drifts up and down city streets and offers a glimpse behind closed doors, telling the stories of gunshots, missing fathers, and playing the system. The album features Skyzoo, Blakk Soul, Planet Asia, Ty Farris, and Black Thought.
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4-LP/7” boxed set includes the unreleased 1974 live album recorded at at The Record Plant in Sausalito, California along with Penguin (1973), Mystery To Me (1973) and Heroes Are Hard To Find (1974).

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Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering cut the lacquers for all the albums from the original analog masters, which are pressed on 140-gram vinyl and presented in replica sleeves made to look like the original pressings. As a final touch, the set also includes a 7” single with “For Your Love” (Mono Promo Edit) on one side, and the previously unreleased “Good Things (Come To Those Who Wait)” on the flipside.

Fleetwood Mac: 1973-1974 (4LP/7")

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Iration

Coastin'

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Vinyl LP pressing. 2020 release, the seventh studio album from Hawaiian-bred, California-based band Iration. Deep-rooted reggae influence fused with elements of rock and pop, Coastin' keeps true to their quintessential smooth sound and Aloha spirit, while paying homage to their diverse musical influences. The 13-track album features special guests Eric Rachmany, Stick Figure, Common Kings and Eli Mac.
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On the cusp of releasing his first-ever solo album, Every Feeling on a Loop (ANTI-Records), songwriter Josiah Johnson is aware he wasn’t supposed to be here. Just five years ago when he took a leave of absence from the acclaimed indie-folk band, The Head and the Heart, the question was less where Johnson’s star would take him and more whether his struggles with addiction would end his music career. But then, he wasn’t supposed to be there, either.

Prior to co-founding the band, Johnson studied math and computer science in graduate school. But the magic of song led him to an open mic that changed his life. At Seattle’s Conor Byrne Pub, Johnson sparked collaborations with fellow musicians who would eventually form The Head and the Heart. The group’s rise was rapid. They built a loyal fanbase and zigzagged the globe, with sold-out shows at historic venues from The Fillmore to Red Rocks and festival appearances at Coachella and Lollapalooza. Their 2011 self-titled debut went on to receive RIAA Gold certification, followed by 2013’s Let’s Be Still, which landed on Billboard’s Top 10 Albums Chart.

On Every Feeling on a Loop, lush musical arrangements and harmonies support Johnson’s baritone crooning. At times, the songs sound like prayers. At others, his exuberance feels like the euphoria he’d always sought, this time hard-earned and wiser. He says he feels like a new person making it, charting his journey out of the dark into the wide awake of the morning, using the magic that was his all along.

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Double vinyl LP pressing. Midnight In the Garden of Good and Evil (Music From and Inspired By The Motion Picture) - First time on vinyl!Contemporaneously newly recorded versions of repertoire written by Johnny Mercerby k.d. lang, Paula Cole, Brad Mehldau, Tony Bennett, Alison Kraus, Kevin Mahogany, Diana Krall, Joshua Redman, Rosemary Clooney, Joe Williams, Cassandra Williams, Kevin Spacey, Alison Eastwood and Clint Eastwood"Overall, this disc delights and surprises at every turn." -All About JazzLimited Edition - Pressed on green and black vinyl
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Grant-Lee Phillips

Lightning Show Us Your Stuff

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Grant-Lee Phillips' latest album, Lightning, Show Us Your Stuff, is a turbulent and highly musical rumination that finds the veteran singer-songwriter at his most inspired. His tenth solo release bears the markings of his prolific output, a melodic prowess and an ear for lyric in everyday conversation. The album is grown from the same rich soil that Phillip's long career, from Grant Lee Buffalo to his solo work has sprang from. The result is a beautifully human musical tapestry. The warm, live on the floor, instrumental bed is the perfect support for Phillips' inimitable voice. This spontaneous approach has become a tradition among his solo works. This record is supported by peerless drummer, Jay Bellerose (whose many credits include Raising Sand by Alison Krauss and Robert Plant) and bassist Jennifer Condos (heard on Bruce Springsteen's Ghost of Tom Joad and other classics).

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