TONY ALLEN Afro Disco Beat 2xCD
*** "Complete 70s anthology of the drummer and music director of African superstar FELA KUTI's band AFRICA 70, from 1968 until 1979, the creators of a new style called "Afrobeat" one of the (if not THE) hipest rhythmic music styles of the 70s. "
JOE BATAAN Latin Funk Brother CD
*** "A compilation of Bataan's best moments from his Latin Soul albums of the late 60's and early 70s. "
BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB American X: Baby 81 Sessions CD
*** 7 new blams from the sessions of their last album and a tasty short film.
DAFT PUNK Alive CD
*** Insane, killer live album from the best live show in the universe. These fellows have been *murdering* people all across the globe, from a giant pyramid no less.
HI-TEK Hi-Teknology3 CD
*** "The legendary producer returns with the third installment of the critically acclaimed Hi-Teknology series. Featuring TALIB KWELI, GHOSTFACE, RAEKWON, YOUNG BUCK, LITTLE BROTHER and more."
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND Live At Piedmont Park 3xCD
*** About time! A DMB live album with so many tasty cuts, I couldn't believe it.
NOVOS BAINANOS E Ferro Na Boneca CD
*** "1970 debut by Novos Baianos, one of the wildest, most creative bands to come in the wake of tropicalia pioneers Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil. The group featured guitarists Moraes Moreira and Pepeu Gomes, along with singer Baby (Brasil) Consuela."
NOVOS BAINANOS Vamos Pro Mundo CD
*** "Second album from Novos Baianos, which is a step more towards Brazillian Tropacalia/Samba Style than their 1972 release "Acabou Chorare". "
RABBITS & CARROTS Soul Latino CD
*** "These 14 tracks are the only album (from 1969) and four-track 7” (1971) that Rabbits & Carrots ever recorded. So in one CD you’ve got an instant collection of the band hailed at the time as the Mexican Meters! SUPER FUNK!!!"
RZA The World According To RZA - Instrumentals CD
*** "Rare new deadly melodies from hip-hop's most acclaimed super producer!"
RUFUS WAINWRIGHT Does Judy At Carnegie Hall 2xCD
*** "Rufus along with a 36-piece orchestra, re-creates Judy Garland's celebrated 1961 concert song-for-song in the original venue!"
WU-TANG CLAN 8 Diagrams CD+DVD
*** "Highly anticipated historical release includes a limited edition bonus DVD."