v/a BOSSA NOVA GUITAR CD
*** RECOMMENDED Choice comp of bossa nova guitar. "BADEN POWELL, JOAO GILBERTO, LUIZ BONFA, LAURINDO ALMEIDA and GARÔTO combined samba, choro and Afro-Bahian ritual music with Bach, bebop, swing to forge the style that seduced the world and changed the course of musical history." On EL RECORDS.
PETER GORDON Love Of Life Orchestra CD
*** RECOMMENDED "Featuring avant-experimentalists and downtown legends David Byrne and Arto Lindsay, Peter Gordon's compositions are underpinned with disco and gilded with noisy guitar bursts, hanging piano chords and saxophone wails."
ZACH HILL Face Tat CD
*** "Massively talented and incessantly collaborative drummer Zach Hill has a second solo album feat. contributors Devendra Banhart, No Age, Prefuse 73, Greg Saunier (Deerhoof) and more."
SLOWDIVE Pygmalion 2xCD
*** BACK IN STOCK!
SOFT BOYS Underwater Moonlight CD
*** BACK IN PRINT! Includes download of album + 30 bonus tracks!
SOFT BOYS A Can Of Bees CD
*** BACK IN PRINT! Includes download of album + 9 bonus tracks!
SQUAREPUSHER Shobaleader One: d’Demonstrator 2xLP / CD
*** "This is by far the most accessible record Squarepusher (aka Tom Jenkinson) has ever made. Vocals? R&B rhythms? Heavy synths? This could even be described as 'baby makin' music'."
CORIN TUCKER 1,000 Years CD
*** "The hard edges of SLEATER-KINNEY's music come nestled in lush weaves of acoustic guitars, keyboards,interlocking percussion, even cellos and violins, which places 1,000 Years deep into Tucker's creative headwaters."