BEACH HOUSE Teen Dream LP+DVD+MP3 / CD+DVD
*** "Teen Dream gives voice to a full universe of unbridled imagination, and the manifestation of Teen Dream has been a welcomed and all-consuming obsession for Beach House the past 9-12 months." Vinyl includes free MP3 download.
CHICAGO UNDERGROUND DUO Boca Negra LP+MP3 / CD
*** "Powerful grooves along with ambient sound structures, folk song simplicity and polyrhythmic bursts of energy with lyrical melodic vignettes. CUD is Rob Mazurek (Exploding Star Orchestra, Isotope 217) and Chad Taylor (Fred Anderson, Iron and Wine)."
JOAN OF ARC Don't Mind Control 2xLP+MP3 / CD
*** "41+ members strong the Joan of Arc extended family comes together for 18 exclusive songs curated by Joan of Arc frontman Tim Kinsella. New songs by Tim Kinsella, Owen, Ghosts and Vodka (ex-Cap n Jazz), Euphone and many more. All bands feature members who have played in Joan of Arc at one time or another. Deluxe 2 x LP vinyl edition includes double gatefold cover, digital download of the album, and 18 x 24 poster. Limited edition of 500 on green vinyl.
LICHENS / LEXIE MOUNTAIN Split LP
*** "Electric guitar, loop pedals, voice, cut-ups & more make up two loooooong psychedelic-soul hollers from Robert A.A. Lowe's Lichens project and Alexandra Macchi, aka Lexie Mountain." Limited to 500 copies.
ROBERT A.A. LOWE & ROSE LAZAR Eclipses LP+MP3
*** RECOMMENDED "Rose Lazar's art graces the music of Robert A.A. Lowe (aka LICHENS). The music was recorded at home by Lowe utilizing semi-modular and polyphonic analogue synthesizers & it's beyond natural terrestrial landscapes into those slightly more cosmic or alien." Limited to 750 copies + free MP3 download.
MI AMI Towers Fall 12"
*** BACK IN STOCK! Using Shackleton's now-seminal 'Blood On My Hands' as a source/jumping-off point, Mi Ami take a lateral step away from the visceral punch of their live show, marrying slowly unfolding polyrhythmic grooves and washes of oceanic bass to a long-form synth-and-drum machines workout."
OOIOO Armonico Hewa LP / CD
*** BACK IN STOCK!
PIT ER PAT The Flexible Entertainer LP+MP3 / CD
*** Pit Er Pat is now a duo, recording live & incorporating electronic and acoustic drums seamlessly. The energy is high and exhilarating. Play it at high volume for the best listening results. The instrumentation is electric guitar, synthesizer, voices, kick drum, snare drum, crash cymbal, hi hat, MPC, melodica, conga and cuica."
TAPE Luminarium LP+MP3
*** RECOMMENDED "Taking cues both from pop, experimentalism and minimalism their sound has become recognized internationally and is clearly something of its own. Working intuitive, all by themselves, they created mini symphonies out of electronic sounds paired with a stunning melodic lyricism. With an array of electronic and acoustic instruments at hand they recorded at a small stone barn on the island of Öland, east of Sweden. Luminarium is Tape's fourth album and it was recorded in their Summa studio in Stockholm. The album was released on CD by Häpna in 2008. Immune is proud to release the album on vinyl for the first time."
TAPE & BILL WELLS Fugue LP
*** "TAPE joins legendary Scottish musician Bill Wells (Isobel Campbell, The National Jazz Trio Of Scotland). Tape have been playing their unique blend of pop, experimentalism, and minimalism since 2000." Limited to 900 copies + free MP3 download.