RSD DROPS 2020 ALL
Archers Of Loaf
Raleigh Days / Street Fighting Man [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
A-side is the first new material in 20 years from indie rock icons Archers of Loaf with a cover of "Street Fighting Man" originally recorded by The Rolling Stones on B-side.
"Raleigh Days"/"Street Fighting Man"
Tommy Bolin Lives! [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Originally released on CD as a fan club exclusive two decades ago, this RSD 2020 collection brings rare acoustic, rehearsal and live performance tracks from the Tommy Bolan archives to translucent gold vinyl for its first vinyl release.
SIDE A 1 “Teaser (Live)” 2 “Alexis (Acoustic Demo)” 3 “Cucumber Jam” 4 “Wild Dogs (Acoustic Demo)”
SIDE B 1 “Lotus (Live)” 2 “Savannah Woman” 3 “Post Toastee (Live)”
Penderecki/Don Cherry & The New Eternal Rhythm
Actions [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Recorded live at the Donaueschingen Music Festival on October 17, 1971, Actions features a truly mind-bending confluence of musicians of the avant-garde, in the broadest sense of the term. Don Cherry -- the brilliant American free jazz trumpeter -- had recently expatriated to Sweden and was finding his way not only among the emerging free-jazz scene of Europe but also within his own constantly expanding musical palette that had begun to incorporate elements of African rhythms, Turkish folk idioms, and Indian classical music. Cherry, in collaboration here with Krzysztof Penderecki -- one of Poland's greatest modern composers, who is perhaps best known to casual audiences for the use of his music in The Exorcist (1973), The Shining (1980), and more recently, the third season of David Lynch's Twin Peaks -- creates a sonic landscape previously unrivaled in his work. Combining modern classical and avant-garde elements, choral arrangements, and a large free jazz ensemble -- The New Eternal Rhythm Orchestra, formed specifically for this performance and featuring a veritable who's who of the European scene including Peter Brötzmann, Han Bennink, Terje Rypdal, Albert Mangelsdorff, and Gunter Hampel -- Actions is one of the most expansive sets of Cherry's storied career. Limited edition of 1,000 copies on translucent red vinyl.
01. Humus – “The Life Exploring Force” 02. “Sita Rama Encores” 03. “Actions For Free Jazz Orchestra”
Christine And The Queens
La vita nuova : séquences 2 et 3 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Christine and the Queens presents La vita nuova : séquences 2 et 3. The double 7” release includes two new tracks,“Je disparais dans tes bras” and “Mountains (we met),” in addition to unreleased stripped-back versions of both songs recorded by the artist exclusively for Record Store Day.
DISC ONE / SIDE A “Je disparais dans tes bras”
DISC ONE/ SIDE B “Je disparais dans tes bras [Studios Saint Germain Session]”
DISC TWO / SIDE A “Mountains (we met)”
DISC TWO / SIDE B “Mountains (we met) [Studios Saint Germain Session]”
Gary Clark Jr.
Pearl Cadillac (Feat. Andra Day) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $15.99 Buy
Exclusive RSD 10” single from the multiple GRAMMY© Award winning artist Gary Clark Jr. Originally released on his acclaimed 2019 album “This Land”, this limited edition release includes two remixes of the track “Pearl Cadillac” featuring Andra Day, and is pressed on pearl colored vinyl.
Limited edition companion to Mikal Cronin's 2019 Seeker album, Switched-On Seeker is a completely synth-based, full-length reworking of Seeker in the vein of Wendy Carlos' "Switched-On" series.
“Shelter”|”Show Me”|”Feel It All”|”Fire”|”Sold”|”I've Got”|”Reason”|”Caravan”|”Guardian Well”|”Lost a Year”|”On the Shelf”
40th Anniversary Edition of The Cure's second studio album Seventeen Seconds, featuring their first UK top 40 single "A Forest". Pressed on picture disc for the first time, exclusively for Record Store Day 2020
Unraveling / Sarah's Flame [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $7.99 Buy
Two brand new tracks from The Unraveling sessions, one from Patterson Hood and one from Mike Cooley - including, in Led Zeppelin-esque fashion, the albums orphaned title track “The Unraveling”.
"The Unraveling" b/w "Sarah's Flame"
Times Like These / It's About Blood [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $8.99 Buy
This is a limited edition 7" recorded during the Ghost Of West Virginia recording sessions (that new album comes to record stores May 22). "Times Like These "is exclusive to this 7" and "Devil Put The Coal In The Ground" will be on the new album.
"Times Like These / It's About Blood"
D-Sides [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
"D-Sides" is a compilation of b-sides and remixes from singles and bonus tracks for Gorillaz second album, "Demon Days." The 22 track album also includes unreleased tracks recorded during the album session. Originally released in 2007, this is the first time "D-sides" has been available on vinyl. The audio has been remastered and the 3-LP set is pressed on 180g vinyl.
The Pick, The Sickel & The Shovel [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
A1 Intro 1:10, A2 Dangerous Mindz 4:54, A3 Da Bomb 4:18, A4 Unexplained 2:58
B1 Twelve Jewelz 2:53, B2 Fairytalez 4:46, B3 Never Gonna Come Back 4:05, B4 Pit Of Snakes 4:19
C1 The Night The Earth Cried 4:32, C2 Elimination Process 5:35, C3 Repentance Day 5:28, C4 Hidden Emotions 6:18
D1 What’s Goin’ On 4:53, D2 Deadliest Biz 3:03, D3 Outro 1:22
Green Is Blues [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Al Green's first release for Hi Records, celebrating its 50th anniversary with a special split green/blue 180g vinyl release, with liner notes and a tip-on jacket. Available first at record stores for Record Store Day 2020.
1. “One Woman” 2. “Talk To Me” 3. “My Girl” 4. “The Letter” 5. “I Stand Accused” 6. “Gotta Find A New World” 7. “What Am I Gonna Do with Myself?” 8. “Tomorrow's Dream” 9. “Get Back Baby” 10. “Get Back” 11. “Summertime”
Triple Live Mother Goose At Budokan [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
The full length that started it all! Say-10 Records previously reissued the album by Green Jelly that everyone was familiar with and now comes the album that came first, out of print since 1989 and generally sells for $100-200 online.
This glow in the dark vinyl Record Store Day release Includes the original versions of a lot of the songs that would later be released on the Cereal Killer Soundtrack, including the first version of “Three Little Pigs”, “Obey the Cowgod” and a handful of others that you know/love.
1) Circus Circus 2) Obey the Cowgod 3) Nightmare on Sesame Street 4) Whip Me Teenage Babe 5) Rock N Roll Pumpkin 6) Anarchy in Bedrock
7) Three Little Pigs 8) Food Fight 9) Eat Satan's Ham 10) Flight of the Scajaquada 11) Icrog
John Wesley Harding
The Man With No Shadow [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
MP3 Album: $9.99 Download
In May 2002, Disney pulled the plug on Mammoth Records just weeks before the June 25th release date of John Wesley Harding's The Man with No Shadow. No more than 300 hundred journalists received advance CDs of Harding's new record, while only a handful of radio stations received the single "Negative Love'. No other physical copies existed. Over the years those advance CDs have fetched untold hundreds of dollars from an eager fan base in search of Wes' great 'lost" album. Though many - but not all - of the songs ended up on 2004's Adam's Apple (DRT Records), which All Music Guide called 'the finest album of his career', those that did make the cut were in a jumbled running order. The album has never previously been released on vinyl. The Man With No Shadow First Edition restores the album to Wes's original vision. The audio has been remastered from the original tapes, and the package includes cover art from the original sessions and extensive liner notes. The CD package includes the original album plus a bonus unheard band demos and studio outtakes, all previously unreleased.
1. Nothing At All 2. Negative Love 3. Monkey and his Cat 4. Sleeper, Awake 5. Hard 6. Pull 7. Sussex Ghost Story 8. It Stays 9. When You Smile 10. Sluts 11. She Never Talks 12. Already Dead 13. Protest Protest Protest (from Adam's Apple) 14. Slippery Slide to Bliss (Out-take) 15. Sluts (Demo) 16. Negative Love (Demo) 17. Monkey and his Cat (Demo) 18. Sleeper, Awake (Demo)
At The Bbc 1972 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Recorded live by the BBC on 28th September 1972 at the famed Paris Theatre in London, this is the classic Space Ritual-era Hawkwind, featuring Dave Brock, Nik Turner, Lemmy Kilmister & Stacia Blake. This 11-track, hour long show of the stereo version features Hawkwind classics “Born To Go”, “Seven By Seven” & "Master of the Universe". The release also includes two bonus tracks recorded for Johnny Walker’s BBC Radio 1 show the same year: “Brainstorm” & “Silver Machine”
Live at The Paris Theatre, London
1. Countdown, 2. Born To Go, 3. The Black Corridor
1. Seven By Seven, 2. Brainstorm, 3. Electronic No. 1
1. Master Of The Universe, 2. Paranoia, 3. Earth Calling
1. Silver Machine, 2. Welcome To The Future
Johnnie Walker Radio 1 Session 1972
3. Brainstorm, 4. Silver Machine
Quark, Strangeness & Charm [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Originally released in 1977, Quark… was the Dave Brock and Robert Calvert masterpiece that perfectly embraced the influence of the musical New Wave to deliver one of the most effective albums released during Calvert’s tenure with Hawkwind. This expanded double LP Record Store Day edition has been cut at Abbey Road Studios and is pressed on clear vinyl.
This edition features a bonus LP featuring five alternate studio session takes released on vinyl for the very first time.
1. SPIRIT OF THE AGE, 2. DAMNATION ALLEY, 3. FABLE OF A FAILED RACE
1. QUARK, STRANGENESS & CHARM, 2. HASSAN I SABBAH, 3. THE FORGE OF VULCAN, 4. DAYS OF THE UNDERGROUND, 5. THE IRON DREAM
“QUARK, STRANGENESS & CHARM”
THE ROCKFIELD SESSION TAPES
1. DAMNATION ALLEY (FIRST STUDIO VERSION), 2. SPIRIT OF THE AGE (FULL EXTENDED VERSION)
1. DAYS OF THE UNDERGROUND (FIRST VERSION), 2. QUARK STRANGENESS & CHARM / UNCLE SAM’S ON MARS, 3. FABLE OF A FAILED RACE (EXTENDED VERSION)
Hiss Golden Messenger
Let the Light of the World Open Your Eyes (Alive at Spacebomb) [RSD Drops Sep 2020]
Vinyl: $6.99 Buy
NC folk rockers Hiss Golden Messenger re-record two of their original songs, "Cat's Eye Blue" (from their critically acclaimed 2019 album Terms of Surrender) "Standing in the Doorway" (a 2017 digital-only single) at Spacebomb Studios in Richmond VA, with contributions from their in-house orchestra. The latest in the Alive at Spacebomb Studios series.
“Cat’s Eye Blue”/”Standing In The Doorway”
Live At Sound Emporium [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $19.99 Buy
Six songs from Brittany Howard, recorded with her full touring band at the famed Sound Emporium studios in Nashville. The collection captures Howard’s songs in a raw and exciting live setting. Features album tracks “Stay High”, “He Loves Me” and more.
SIDE A 1. Stay High 2. Baby 3. He Loves Me
SIDE B 1. 13th Century Metal 2. Tomorrow 3. Presence
Ken Ishii feat. Pac-Man
Join The Pac [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Co., Ltd. presents a worldwide project with the theme “Join the PAC - Come and join us” to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Pac-Man’s birth.
The memorable 40th anniversary official theme song "JOIN THE PAC" was produced by Japanese DJ and record producer Ken Ishii. The video clip of his masterpiece "Extra" (directed by Koji Morimoto also known as the drawing director of the movie AKIRA) was awarded "MTV Dance Video of the Year" in the UK, which brought him as one of Japan's most proud producers to the world.
A special music video for "JOIN THE PAC" is directed by Yuichi Kodama, who is renowned as a chief video director of flag handover ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony, and his "UNICLOCK" online ad campaign (2008) for UNIQLO, which won grand-prix of three biggest advertisement awards, the Cannes International Advertising Awards, the Clio Awards, and the One-Show.
Prior to the release of the upcoming album, the PAC-MAN “JOIN THE PAC” 7” record is released by the collaboration of iam8bit and U/M/A/A Inc. exclusively for Record Store Day 2020!
A) Ken Ishii feat. Join the Pac, B) Ken Ishii feat. The World of PAC-MAN
Once Upon A Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Once Upon A Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions is a previously unavailable release of recordings from pianist Bob James, captured at Wollman Auditorium by Resonance founder and co-president, George Klabin. This limited edition 180-gram LP features James performing a mix of jazz standards and original compositions in two different trio settings — one with bassist Larry Rockwell & drummer Robert (Cleve) Pozar, and one with bassist Bill Woods & drummer Omar Clay. The deluxe gatefold set includes an extensive booklet of essays plus new interviews with Bob James, and rare photographs.
SIDE A 1. Once Upon A Time 2. Lateef Minor 7th 3. Variations 4. Serenata
SIDE B 1. Airegin 2. Blues in F 3. Indian Summer 4. Solar
Live In Italy [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $35.99 Buy
Cat and Mouse, Daybreak, Blues Run The game, Bittern, Kingisher, Come Back Baby, Running From Home, Pretty Saro, Alimony, Avocet, Una Linea Di Dolcezza, Sweet Mother Earth, Angie, Cluck Old Hen ( Unrehearsed Number with Martin Jenkins, Sam Mitchell, and Leo Winkamp Jr, Encore No.1 ( Improvised number with Martin Jenkins, Sam Mitchell and Leo Winkimap Jr), Encore No 2, "Jigs" ( Martin Jenkins Solo )
* Record Store Day 2020 Exclusive Release
* Limited to 1,000 worldwide
* 2 x LP Pressed on black vinyl and housed in a wide spine jacket
* Includes download card
Previously unreleased live recording of Bert Jansch’s stunning concert in Mestre at the Teatro Corso, Italy 1977. The performance also features appearances from Martin Jenkins, Sam Mitchell and Leo Wijnkamp, Jr.
Elton John [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $38.99 Buy
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Elton John's first UK album with this limited edition Record Store Day exclusive deluxe gatefold 2LP version. Pressed on transparent purple vinyl, the first disc features the 2016 remaster of the original album, while the second contains a selection of bonus tracks from the 2008 CD Deluxe Edition, never previously released on vinyl, as well as two previously unreleased demos of 'Border Song' and 'Bad Side Of The Moon'. Out 18th April for Record Store Day 2020.
LP1 / SIDE A –
1. Your Song, 2. I Need You To Turn To, 3. Take Me To The Pilot, 4. No Shoe Strings On Louise, 5. First Episode At Hienton
LP1 / SIDE B –
1. Sixty Years On, 2. Border Song, 3. The Greatest Discovery, 4. The Cage, 5. The King Must Die
LP2 / SIDE A –
1. Your Song (Piano Demo), 2. I Need You To Turn To (Piano Demo), 3. Take Me To The Pilot (Piano Demo), 4. Sixty Years On (Piano Demo), 5. Border Song (Piano Demo), 6. Bad Side Of The Moon (Piano Demo)
LP2 / SIDE B –
1. Thank You Mama (Piano Demo), 2. All The Way Down To El Paso (Piano Demo), 3. I’m Going Home (Piano Demo), 4. Bad Side Of The Moon, 5. Grey Seal, 6. Rock And Roll Madonna
Birds Tricked Into The Trees [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $8.99 Buy
Coke bottle green 7" of the first single from Damien Jurado's forthcoming record. B-side "From Devils To Davis" is a brand new, unreleased track exclusive to this single.
A) “Birds Tricked Into the Trees “ B) “From Devils to Davis”
All My Friends Are Ghosts [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
MP3 Album: $9.99 Download
Brand new studio record of all new original material from Hall of Famer Pete Krebs. Recorded with his all-electric band The Gossamer Wings. These new songs are in line with the other two records from this line up I Know It By Heart and Sweet Ona Rose. Highly anticipated new record from internationally recognized singer-songwriter Pete Krebs.
Grandpaw Would [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Grandpaw Would is the first solo album by Australian indie pop artist Ben Lee, released in 1995 in the US on the Beastie Boys label, Grand Royal. Twenty-five years later, New West is proud to reissue this record in a deluxe package featuring a second disc of six unreleased songs as well as two cover songs and material from Ben's 1995 EP Away With The Pixies and his 1995 7" single, “Pop Queen”. Limited pressing on birthday cake vinyl.
Side A Pop Queen ~ How Can That Be? ~ Sprawl * I'm With The Star ~ Don't Leave ~ Away With The Pixies ~ Bolt ~ Side View * Pathetic *
Side B Song 4 You ~ Trying To Sneeze * The Loft * Frigid ~ Stumbling Block * Ductile ~ Love Song ~ Green Hearts ~ My Guitar ~
Grandpaw Would was Produced and Mixed by Brad Wood and Casey Rice
~ Recorded and mixed by Brad Wood at Idful Music Corp., Chicago, Illinois
* Recorded and Mixed by Casey Rice at Steve Pavlovic’s Apartment, Sydney, Australia
Side C 1. Blind + Stale (Home Demo) + 2. Bolt (Home Demo) + 3. Here (Home Demo) + 4. Pop Queen (Home Demo) + 5. Song 4 You (Home Demo) + 6. Tugboat (Home Demo) + 7. Beat Them (Grandpaw Would Outtake) + 8. Stumbling Block (No Drums - Grandpaw Would Alt Version) +
Side D 9. Ductile * 10. Red Slurpee * 11. Shirtless * 12. Gidget Goes To Rome * 13. Happy Hand * 14. My Turntable * 15. Nature's Mosquito * 16. Be A Kid * 17. The Waiting Game ** 18. Get Your Sleep **
Tracks 1-6 Recorded by Ben Lee at Home
Tracks 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 Recorded on Ben’s 4-Track In His Room
Track 10 Recorded on Ben’s 4-Track with Josh Ratner
Track 16 Recorded on Ben’s 4-Track with Timothy Reuben, my nephew
Tracks 7, 8, 17, 18 Produced and Mixed by Casey Rice
Manic Street Preachers
La Tristesse Durera (Scream To A Sigh) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $17.99 Buy
This limited edition 12” single for Record Store Day 2020 is inspired by the original, extremely limited, white label release issued in 1994 and features remixes by the Chemical Brothers and Ashley Beedle.
SIDE A: 1. “La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh) (Chemical Brothers Vocal Remix)” 2. “La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh) (Chemical Brothers Dub Remix)”
SIDE B: 1. “Roses In The Hospital (Ashley Beadle's OG Psychovocal Remix)” 2. “Roses In The Hospital (Ashley Beadle's OG Psychomental Remix)”
Bob Marley & The Wailers
Redemption Song [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
A recreation of the original limited edition UK 12”, this 40th Anniversary edition will be available in the US for the first time. Pressed on clear vinyl, the B-side features the rare "Band Version" of the song, and a live "I Shot the Sheriff" from the 1977 Rainbow Theatre concert, both on vinyl for the first time in 40 years.
SIDE A – 1. Redemption Song
SIDE B – 1. Redemption Song (Band Edit Version), 2. I Shot The Sheriff (Live At The Rainbow)
Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets
See Emily Play / Vegetable Man [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $14.99 Buy
From the dynamic drummer heard on every Pink Floyd album, Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets offers the opportunity to experience the group’s early body of work in concert, including songs from The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn and A Saucerful Of Secrets. Alongside guitarists Gary Kemp (of Spandau Ballet), keyboardists Dom Beken and Lee Harris (of Ian Dury and The Blockheads), and longtime Pink Floyd touring bassist Guy Pratt, Mason drew rapturous crowds throughout North America and Europe in 2018 and 2019 – including dates at The Roundhouse in London, the historic venue that counted Pink Floyd as its first performance in 1966. Ahead of a dazzling audiovisual release of material from the Roundhouse sets during May 2019, this collectible 12” single features two performances from those sets (including Pink Floyd outtake “Vegetable Man,” played for the first time ever on this tour) backed by a custom etching.
"See Emily Play"/"Vegetable Man"
Palais Des Beaux-Arts 1963 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
* Record Store Day 2020 Exclusive Release
* LP limited to 2,000 copies worldwide & pressed on 180gm vinyl
* Includes an exact reproduction of the original concert poster from 1963
"Thelonious Monk (1917 – 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer who needs little introduction. He had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire…Monk is the second-most-recorded jazz composer (after Duke Ellington) and received prestigious awards for his career achievements (including a Grammy, a Pulitzer Prize and an induction into the Music Hall of Fame). Thelonious Monk is one of five jazz musicians to have been featured on the cover of Time magazine. Monk was highly regarded by his peers and by critics, but often his music was regarded as too ""difficult"" for more mainstream acceptance.
Thelonious Monk's compositions/improvisations feature dissonances with complicated melodic twists and are consistent with his unorthodox approach to the piano (which combined a highly percussive attack with abrupt, dramatic use of switched key releases, silences, and hesitations). Monk was known for a distinct look which included suits, hats, and sunglasses. He was also noted for an idiosyncratic habit during performances: while other musicians continued playing, Monk would stop, stand up, and dance for a few moments before returning to the piano.
Thelonious started playing the piano at the age of six and was largely self-taught…at 17, he was playing the church organ, and in his late teens he began to find work playing jazz. In the early to mid-1940s, he was already a house pianist in several Manhattan nightclubs. In 1944 Thelonious Monk made his first studio recordings…and since then he recorded classic albums for labels such as Blue Note (1947-1952), Prestige (1952-1954), Riverside (1955-1961) and Columbia (1962-1968).
By the mid-1970s Monk had disappeared from the scene and made only a small number of appearances during the final decade of his life. Thelonious Monk died of a stroke in 1982, leaving us with an unparalleled legacy.
In 1963 Monk was at the top of his game. With his steady quartet of veteran collaborators, he had landed himself a new contract with Columbia and recorded 2 milestone albums for them (Monk’s Dream and Criss-Cross). Soon after Thelonious Monk started touring in Europe to promote his freshly recorded material…and he brought his critically acclaimed line-up with him on tour: Charlie Rouse on saxophone, John Ore on double bass, and Frankie Dunlop on drums.
On the album we are presenting you today (Palais Des Beaux-Arts 1963) you’ll find unearthed Belgian concert-recordings from that era. The show consisted of 2 parts…both were recorded by the national Belgian broadcast company BRT/RTB who had the best recording-equipment on the market at the time. The set we unearthed here (the BRT recordings part) consists of tracks from said Columbia albums which have now become omnipresent Jazz standards.
Monk took the stage in his unique style with a grey wool Papakha as his hat choice. At that point unseen for the attending crowd…the showman shuffled across the stage, waving his arms as if he was about to lift off. He would take the crowd on a ride they would never forget. It was the first time Thelonious Monk played the prestigious Palais des Beaux-Arts venue in Brussels to an enthusiastic crowd of Belgian Jazz fans. Full house! The quartet delivers their set with true tight mastership (mixed with Monk’s trademark improvisational avant-garde flair) and leaving room for a jaw dropping minute long drum solo mid-set. All this...and as an encore, the famous Monk solo rendition of the classic song Just a Gigolo…make this a must-have for any self-respecting Jazz aficionado.
This release is the product of a labor of love from a dedicated professional team of archivists and musical technicians who have spent the last 15 years carefully restoring and cleaning more than 80 years of Belgian audiovisual culture, bringing these audio-gems from their vaults in Brussels into the digital world and preserving them for future generations.
Tidal Waves Music now proudly presents the FIRST ever vinyl release (these recordings were never issued on ANY format before) of Thelonious Monk ‘Palais Des Beaux-Arts 1963’. This unique piece of musical history is a collaboration between the Tidal Waves Music label, the VRT (Flemish Radio and Television organization) and Bozar (Centre for Fine Arts Brussels) with full approval of the Thelonious Monk Estate. This concert album comes as a deluxe 180g vinyl edition (strictly limited to 2000 copies worldwide) with obi strip. Also included is an exact reproduction of the original concert poster from 1963…released exclusively for Record Store Day 2020 and available in participating stores on April 18."
1.Bye Ya 2.Monk’s Dream 3.Drumsolo 4.Criss Cross 5.Epistrophy 6.Just a Gigolo
Peur Sur La Ville [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Wewantsounds announces the special reissue of one of Ennio Morricone's most striking soundtracks, composed for Henri Verneuils's 1975 film, Peur Sur La Ville (Fear Over The City). This special edition includes the original score released in 1975 plus a second album’s worth of bonuses which have never been released on vinyl, including two tracks making their official debut after 45 years.
Ennio Morricone's association with French director Henri Verneuil comes close to the one the Maestro had with Sergio Leone. This fruitful collaboration spawned many classics including The Sicilian Clan (1969), Le Casse (1971), Le Serpent (1973), and I Comme Icare (1979). Peur Sur La Ville from 1975 is probably the peak of their collaboration and is undoubtedly one of Morricone's best scores. The thriller featuring Jean Paul Belmondo was a huge blockbuster hit in France and Morricone's soundtrack became equally famous. It features all of Morricone's trademarks: a catchy theme with haunting piano chords, Alessandro Alessandroni's whistle, dissonant strings, melodramatic melodies, and catchy sexy groovy tracks. But as the French film failed to become an international hit, its score didn't get the exposure it deserved becoming cult only to the circle of Morricone fans. John Zorn did feature the "Peur Sur La Ville Theme" on his cult 1984 homage to the Maestro, The Big Gundown (making it to second position in the track list) but the soundtrack never had the trajectory of those made for Sergio Leone.
A wealth of bonus tracks was unearthed in the '90s, but this is the first time they make it to vinyl. The Wewantsounds team have completely re-sequenced the whole track list in a more chronological way and added two fascinating completely unissued tracks including a superb alternative version of the theme "Minaccia Telefonata". For this special edition, the label asked Californian musician and soundtrack expert AM to team up with his good Paris friend, Air's JB Dunckel to discuss the Peur Sur La Ville film and music, and their common admiration for the Maestro's music. This edition comes in a gatefold sleeve superbly designed by American illustrator Eric Adrian Lee, making good use of the film photos.
A1. Peur Sur La Ville A2. Considération Sur Un Homicide A3. Avvertire La Polizia* A4. Dolcemente Ambigua* A5. Suspense* A6. Un Sursaut* A7. La Tension Monte* A8. Jukebox Psychédélique* A9. Peur Sur Paris*
B1. Défense De Stationner B2. Minaccia Telefonata N.1* B3. Sur Les Toits De Paris B4. Mannequins B5. Essere Preso Dal Panico* B6. Une Bouffée De Radio B7. Paris Secret B8. La Scorta* B9. Le Tellier E Helene* LP2
C1. Paranoïaquement Vôtre C2. Reconsidération** C3. Minaccia Telefonata N.2* C4. Otages C5. Notturno Primo* C6. Assassinio*
D1. À L'angle D'une Rue De La Périphérie* D2. Minaccia Telefonata N.3** D3. Tractations* D4. Notturno Secondo* D5. Peur Sur La Ville (Final) D6. Dénouement*
* Previously unreleased on vinyl.
Jazz At Midnite [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Stunning performances recorded live in 1952 and 1953 at the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C., now available both as a standalone album and on vinyl for the first time. Features stellar band members Max Roach, Charlie Byrd, Zoot Sims and more. Pressed on midnite blue vinyl; includes original liner notes from producer, Bill Potts, and designed like a classic 1950s Blue Note LP.
SIDE A –
1. Ornithology, 2. Out Of Nowhere, 3. Cool Blues, 4. Anthropology
SIDE B –
1. Scrapple From the Apple, 2. Out of Nowhere/Now's the Time
Arnold Layne Live 2007 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
To celebrate Record Store Day 2020 Pink Floyd release a live recording of the band’s first single, original singer and songwriter Syd Barrett’s best-known song, “Arnold Layne”. The limited-edition, one-sided Record Store Day 7” represents the last live performance of the song by Pink Floyd with David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright, all together in 2007. This special performance of “Arnold Layne” took place at the Syd Barrett Tribute Concert at The Barbican on 10 May 2007, with Pink Floyd members augmented by Jon Carin on keyboards and vocals, and Andy Bell from Oasis on bass guitar. After a star-studded line-up throughout the evening, Pink Floyd took to the stage for an incredibly emotional finale. The B-side features an etching that echoes the sleeve and the song’s lyrics.
A: “Arnold Layne (recorded live at the Barbican Centre, London at the Syd Barrett Tribute Concert, 10th May 2007)”
B: Exclusive new etching
Kiss My Blood (Live In Paris 1991) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $59.99 Buy
Twenty-four tracks from the 1991 Brick by Brick tour in Paris, recorded directly from the council board. This RSD Drops 3 x LP package includes a DVD filmed on eight cameras by Tim Pope, printed inner sleeves and a copy of the original tour poster. Never before released on vinyl.
“Raw Power” | “5 Foot 1” | “Dirt” | “Loose” | “Lust For Life” | “China Girl” | “I Got A Right” | “Butt Town” | “Real Wild Child” | “My Baby Wants To R N'R” | “Neon Forest”| “Home” | “Brick By Brick” | “1969” | “Candy” | “I Wanna Be Your Dog” | “No Fun” | “Search And Destroy” | “Down On The Street” | “The Passenger” | “Louie Louie” | “Foxy Lady”
Roxy Music - The Steven Wilson Stereo Mix [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
The final piece of the Roxy Music revolutionary debut album celebration and with the full blessing of the band, Steven Wilson’s stereo mix of the epochal work will see the light of day for the first time, available as a Record Store Day exclusive. Limited edition LP pressed on 180g, clear vinyl. Mastered by Frank Arkwright at Abbey Road.
SIDE A –
1. Re-Make/Re-Model, 2. Ladytron, 3. If There Is Something, 4. Virginia plain, 5. 2 H.B.
SIDE B –
1. The bob (Medley), 2. Chance Meeting, 3. Would You Believe?, 4. Sea Breezes, 5. Bitters End
Skyzoo + Pete Rock
Retropolitan [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $26.99 Buy
The 2019 album Retropolitan was the first collaboration between rapper Skyzoo and producer Pete Rock. The instrumental version comes to record stores for Record Store Day 2020 on extremely limited orange and white splatter vinyl.
“Men Like Us”/”Glorious”/”Truck Jewels”/”Carry The Tradition”/”Homegrown”/”It's All Good”/”Ten Days”/”Richie”/”Penny Jerseys”/”One Time”/”Eastern Conference All-Stars”/”The Audacity of Dope”
The Soft Boys
I Wanna Destroy You / Near The Soft Boys (40th Anniversary Edition) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $15.99 Buy
2020 marks the 40th anniversary of two releases from psychedelic icons The Soft Boys, their Near The Soft Boys EP and the single for their biggest hit "I Wanna Destroy You. To commemorate these releases, Yep Roc will be reissuing these ultra-rare releases as a limited edition gatefold double 45. Both titles have never been reissued and fetch tidy sums in collector's circles. "I Wanna Destroy You" has become an anthem in today's political climate and features the rare disco version of "I'm an Old Pervert" on it's b-side. Near The Soft Boys features two Hitchock-penned originals - "Kingdom of Love" and "Strange" - as well as a cover of Syd Barrett's "Vegetable Man".
I Wanna Destroy You: SIDE A: I Wanna Destroy You SIDE B: I'm an Old Pervert (Disco) Near the
Soft Boys: SIDE A: Kingdom of Love SIDE B: 1. Vegetable Man 2. Strange
Yusuf / Cat Stevens
But I Might Die Tonight [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $10.99 Buy
7" single of Cat Stevens’ song “But I Might Die Tonight”, from the album Tea For The Tillerman. The B-side features the alternative version of the song, from the movie Deep End (starring Jane Asher), reworked specifically for the film and previously unavailable until now! Pressed on light blue vinyl.
SIDE A – 1. But I Might Die Tonight (Movie Version)
SIDE B – 1. But I Might Die Tonight (Remastered 2020)
Jimmy Urine & Serj Tankian
Fuktronic [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Fuktronic is the brainchild of Jimmy Urine (Mindless Self Indulgence) and Serj Tankian (System Of A Down), who’ve made the ultimate electronic soundtrack for a one of a kind British gangster film. Urine said about the project: “Our dynamic is very chill, which is why we do this kind of stuff, especially because, with Fuktronic, it's electronic type soundtrack music, which we've both been doing a lot of on our own. Fuktronic is a 12-track journey; four instrumentals and eight tracks featuring original scripted and voice-acted dialogue that chronicle the trials and tribulations of a fresh-out-of-prison British gangster who hasn’t learned his lesson.”
Available as a limited edition of 2,500 individually numbered copies on blue marbled (solid blue, white & black mixed) vinyl.
1. Chase 2. Parole 3. Shot 4. Frenchy 5. Guns 6. Ladies
7. Kit Kat Klub 8. Russian 9. TTFO 10. Flight 11. Fail 12. Credits
Purgatory / Paradise [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $32.99 Buy
Throwing Muses released their long awaited Purgatory/Paradise in 2013, ten years after their previous studio album - a 32 track opus of tangible bliss. Initially devised as both an album and as a book, with writing by Hersh and art by Narcizo, this vinyl reissue features all 32 tracks from the alt-rock heroes.
SIDE A: 1. Smoky Hands 1 2. Morning Birds 1 3. Sleepwalking 2 4. Sunray Venus 5. Cherry Candy 1 6. Film 7. Opiates 8. Cherry Candy 2
SIDE B: 1.Freesia 2. Curtains 3. Triangle Quantico 4. Morning Birds 5. Lazy Eye 6. Blurry 7. Folding Fire 8. Slippershell
SIDE C: 1.Bluff 2. Blurry 3. Terra Nova 4. Walking Talking 5. Milan 6. Curtains 7. Folding Fire 8. Static
SIDE D: 1. Clark's Nutcracker 2. Dripping Trees 3. Sleepwalking 4. Smoky Hands 5. Speedbath 6. Quick 7. Dripping Trees 8. Glass Cats
DUNE OST [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Soundtrack to David Lynch’s 1984 cult film. Composed by TOTO and Brian Eno. Sourced from the original master tapes. Limited “Spice” colored vinyl. Includes 24 x 24 full color poster. Audiophile Pressing at RTI. Limited to 2000 copies
Prologue, Main Title, Robot Fight, Leto's Theme, The Box, The Floating Fat Man (The Baron), Trip to Arrakis, First Attack, Prophecy Theme, Dune (Desert Theme), Paul Meets Chani, Prelude (Take My Hand), Paul Takes The Water Of Life, Big Battle, Paul Kills Feyd, Final Dream, Take My Hand
Lagniappe Sessions Vol. 2 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Lagniappe (la ·gniappe) noun ‘lan-ˌyap,’ — 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Launched in 2005, the blog Aquarium Drunkard has become a daily destination for many on a never-ending quest for musical discovery. In 2011, Aquarium Drunkard established The Lagniappe Sessions, featuring some of the site's favorite artists covering some of their favorite artists. Released for RSD Black Friday in 2016, The Lagniappe Sessions Volume 1 brought these sessions to vinyl for the first time. Aquarium Drunkard has now teamed up with ORG Music for a second volume of the series, featuring an eclectic group of artists including Kevin Morby, Mikal Cronin, The Mountain Goats, Damien Jurado, and many more. The record, limited to 1,500 copies worldwide, comes pressed on clear vinyl exclusively for Record Store Day 2020.
The Land of Sensations & Delights: The Psych Pop Sounds of White Whale Records, 1965–1970 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
This double LP compilation features alternative '60s hits and rarities from the catalog of Los Angeles' great lost White Whale label, including such artists as Jim Ford, JK & Co, The Clique, Nino Tempo & April Stevens, Lyme & Cybelle and more. Two standard weight black vinyl LPs in a gatefold.
LP1 / SIDE A
1. You Got The Love, 2. I’ll Be In, 3. Got A Good Love, 4. Little Girl, Little Boy, 5. We Must Find A Way, 6. Darlin’ You Can Count On Me
LP1 / SIDE B –
1. I Can’t Get Nowhere With You, 2. Song #7, 3. Vegetables, 4. The Chair, 5. Goin’ It Alone, 6. Sunshine Dreamin’, 7. Land Of Sensations & Delights
LP2 / SIDE A –
1. Superman, 2. Look At You Now, 3. All At Once, 4. Time To Be A Woman, 5. Love Story, 6. If It Weren’t For You, 7. Summer Dream
LP2 / SIDE B –
1. Cheyenne, 2. My Door Is Always Open, 3. Constantly, 4. The Proud One, 5. Won’t You Say You’ll Stay, 6. In The Garden
From The Vaults, Vol. 2 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
CD: $19.99 Buy
Studio One, the legendary Jamaican label that pioneered the reggae, ska and dancehall crazes and sparked the careers of Bob Marley, Alton Ellis, Jackie Mittoo and dozens of other reggae luminaries, have released thousands of essential reggae classics over its unrivaled six-decade long history. From the Vaults, Vol. 2 is a CD collection of Studio One rarities that are either entirely unreleased or unreleased on LP, featuring numerous Studio One heavy hitters like Dennis Brown, Freddie McGregor, Jennifer Lara and Johnny Osbourne. This is the second installment of Studio One's From The Vaults series. The first installment was released for Record Store Day Black Friday 2017 and reached #1 on the Billboard Reggae Chart, selling out on vinyl immediately.
1. Alf & Teep - Freedom, Justice, Equality, 2. Jackie Bernard - Torture & Flames, 3. Winston Prince - Mark I Word (Previously Unreleased), 4. Johnny Osbourne & Jennifer Lara - Zion Gate (Tk. 2) (Previously Unreleased), 5. Prince Tallis - Dog Ago Bite You (Tk. 5) (Previously Unreleased, Stereo Mix), 6. The Mediators - Give Me True Love (Stereo Mix), 7. Im and the Invaders - The Great Ball (Previously Unreleased, Stereo Mix), 8. Joseph Hill & the Soul Defenders - Behold (Tk. 3) (Unreleased Stereo Mix), 9. Dennis Brown - Macabee Version (Unreleased Stereo Mix), 10. The Three Tops - Down in the Bone Yard, 11. The Soul Vendors - Dark Shade of Black (Unreleased Stereo Mix), 12. Lloyd Williams - I'm in Love with You (Original JA Mix), 13. Ken Boothe - Something You Got (Previously Unreleased, Stereo Mix), 14. Lloyd Charmers - Mr. Moses (Previously Unreleased, Stereo Mix), 15. Larry Marshall - I Need You Girl (Previously Unreleased, Stereo Mix), 16. Slim Smith - Happy Times (Unreleased Stereo Mix), 17. Larry & Alvin - Hush Up (Tk. 3) (Unreleased Stereo Mix), 18. Roy Richards - West of East Street (Tk. 3) (Previously Unreleased, Stereo Mix), 19. Prince Jazzbo - Jah Dip (Tk. 2) (Unreleased Stereo Mix), 20. The Silvertones - Down by the Shore (Unreleased Version)
Sunrise On The Blues: Sun Records Curated Vol. 7 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
This limited edition compilation LP was curated from the classic Sun Record Company catalog by participating Record Store Day stores, and marks the seventh installment of the 'Sun Records Curated by Record Store Day' series. Volume 7, Sunrise on the Blues, highlights some of the incredible blues artists in the Sun Records archive. While the iconic label is best known for launching the careers of superstars like Elvis and Johnny Cash, Sam Phillips' Sun Records initially started as a rhythm and blues label. The track list for this compilation was carefully curated by the hardworking people in record stores themselves. This Record Store Day 2020 exclusive release is limited to 4,000 copies worldwide.
1. HOWLIN' WOLF “Everybody in the Mood” 2. LITTLE JUNIOR'S BLUE FLAMES “Mystery Train”3. ROSCO GORDON “Let's Get High” 4. JOHNNY ADAMS “I Won't Cry” 5. EARL HOOKER “Going On Down The Line” 6. LOST JOHN HUNTER & HIS BLIND BATS “Cool Down Mama” 7. BIG WALTER HORTON “Grandma Told Grandpa”
1. SLEEPY JOHN ESTES “Policy Man Blues”2. LITTLE MILTON “If Crying Would Help Me” 3. JAMES COTTON “Cotton Crop Blues” 4. DOCTOR ROSS “Cat Squirrel” 5. THE PRISONAIRES “That Chick's Too Young To Fry” 6. PAT HARE “I'm Gonna Murder My Baby” 7. JOE HILL LOUIS “We All Got To Go Some Time”
My Dear Melancholy, [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
MP3 Album: $5.99 Download
The Weeknd's No. 1 album My Dear Melancholy, available for the first time ever on vinyl. The six songs from this project, including the hit single "Call Out My Name" are featured on Side A of the 180-gram vinyl. Side B features an etched design to make this record a true collector's item.
1. Call Out My Name 2.Try Me 3. Wasted Times 4. I Was Never There 5. Hurt You 6. Privilege
Odds and Sods (Deluxe) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
One of the very first ‘rarities’ collections, released to try and defeat the bootleggers, the original 11-track album was released in 1974. Compiled by bassist John Entwistle, the set features the single “Long Live Rock”, the unedited, unreleased version of “The Seeker”, the studio version of “Young Man Blues”, alternative versions of “Dogs Part Two” and “Water”, amongst many other gems. This reissue includes the original album on disc one and adds 14 bonus tracks – B-sides, rarities & extras on disc two, ‘Odds & Sods Too’ – to create a definitive, 25-track double LP. Pressed on red (LP1) and yellow (LP2) vinyl. Includes Pete Townshend’s original track annotation.
The stunning artwork and design restore the original ‘die-cut’ front sleeve. Graham Hughes shot the cover for Odds and Sods – “I’d stayed up the night before with Letterset, designing the letters on the American football helmets with each of the band’s names printed on. When I finally managed to get them together in one place, which happened to be the bathroom, Pete and Roger’s helmets didn’t quite fit so that’s why their wearing each other’s. That Quadrophenia tour wasn’t very pleasant and the band were arguing a lot. When I showed Pete the blow-up of the cover, he didn’t like it and told me so. I was so frustrated by this time, I started ripping it up . . . That’s when he decided he liked it! I stuck it back together with adhesive tape and Roger said, ‘call it a bunch of odds and sods.”
LP1 / SIDE A –
1. Postcard, 2. Now I'm A Farmer, 3. Put The Money Down, 4. Little Billy, 5. Too Much Of Anything, 6. Glow Girl
LP1 / SIDE B –
1. Pure And Easy, 2. Faith In Something Bigger, 3. I'm The Face, 4. Naked Eye, 5. Long Live Rock
LP2 / SIDE A –
1. Zoot Suit (remix with fade), 2. Here Tis (only previously released on 30 Years… box set), 3. Leaving Here (from ‘Pye’ acetate), 4. Baby Don’t You Do It (from ‘Pye’ acetate), 5. Young Man Blues (alternate studio version, included on 1998 CD), 6. Dogs Part Two (B-side, the single mix; included on Tommy SDE), 7. Here For More (B-side single mix), 8. The Seeker (long unedited version; unreleased)
LP2 / SIDE B –
1. Heaven And Hell (B-side single mix), 2. Don’t Know Myself (B-side single mix), 3. When I Was A Boy (B-side single mix), 4. Waspman (B-side single mix), 5. We Close Tonight (included on 1998 CD), 6. Water (B-side single mix