v/a MIGHTY SUPERFUNK: Rare 45s And Undiscovered Masters 1967-1978 Vol. 6 CD
*** A whole mess of rare and cool tracks. Very nice.
BELL ORCHESTRE As Seen Through Windows CD
*** "Stunning, lush instrumentation, continuing the sextet’s exploration of various classical styles and non-traditional musical forms to create a panoramic soundtrack, expansive and enveloping, both challenging and pleasurable to the listener." Feat. members of ARCADE FIRE.
GUI BORATTO Take My Breath Away CD
*** "This is the hotly-anticipated second full-length release from architect, producer, musician and composer, Gui Boratto. Take My Breath Away is riddled with profound melody, layers of color, and modern deepness and is addictively danceable. It is also further proof that Boratto is worthy of any and all breathless adulation heaped upon him."
DAVID BOWIE Live Santa Monica '72 CD
*** Now a legit "bootleg," Bowie was full-on Ziggy Stardust at this point. 18 jams!
BROTHER ALI The Truth Is Here CD+DVD
*** "BROTHER ALI and ANT return with a new EP and a full-length DVD. Nine tracks featuring and a full length DVD that features Brother Ali’s sold out homecoming performance during The Undisputed Truth Tour."
CHRIS CORNELL Scream CD
*** What goes on!?! "The iconic voice of Soundgarden & Audioslave -- Produced by Timbaland!"
CURSIVE Mama, I'm Swollen CD
*** "Wrestling with life’s miseries and mysteries, Mama, I’m Swollen is an album brimming with the universal, questioning the human condition, social morality, and the 'Peter Pan Syndrome' of grown men."
HANDSOME FURS Face Control CD
*** "FACE CONTROL is the second album by Montreal’s Handsome Furs. Alexei Perry and Dan Boeckner wrote the songs on FACE CONTROL together. The album was recorded and mixed at Mount Zoomer."
ENNIO MORRICONE & DARIO ARGENTO Trilogy CD
*** A nice-priced collection of soundtrack jams from The Bird With The Crystal Plumage, The Cat O' Nine Tails, and Four Flies On Grey Velvet.
ELVIS PERKINS In Dearland CD
*** "At once raucous and profound, Elvis Perkins in Dearland conjures both the greatest celebration and the saddest funeral, channeling an ageless wisdom that deepens with each new listen."
MADELEINE PEYROUX Bare Bones CD
*** "Madeleine Peyroux's third album in four years is a fluid and enthralling new work -- her most personal yet -- and she had a hand in writing each of the 11 songs, marking the fulfillment of a lifelong dream."
THE ROLLING STONES Rock And Roll Circus CD
*** BACK IN STOCK! Featuring The Dirty Mac among other geniuses of yore.
WHEAT Hope And Adams 3xCD
*** "Double-CD reissue of their 1990s indie rock classics plus a third CD collecting rarities and outtakes."