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click here for a full list of this week's new releases and reissues


 

 

On The Shelf This Friday 4/20

 

 

Jonny Greenwood
The Phantom Thread Soundtrack

Greenwood's fourth score for P.T. Anderson's films

Promise Ring
Nothing Feels Good

Re-issue on Clear Vinyl!

Thievery Corporation
Treasures from the Temple

D.C. heroes return with their 11th Studio Album

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Various Artists
The Voyager Golden Record

Available in-store 4/21!

Kylie Minogue
Golden

The global dance diva's 14th studio album.

Lorde
Melodrama

The album you love is now on vinyl!

Hole, Björk, L7, Veruca Salt, Belly & more
Tank Girl: Original Soundtrack

First-ever vinyl release of the cult soundtrack on Limited Aqua Blue Vinyl!

Wye Oak
The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs

Beautiful new album from the Baltimore indie-rock duo.

Frankie Cosmos
Vessel

Greta Kline's new album!

Messthetics
Messthetics

New instrumental project from DC legends Brendan Canty, Joe Lally, and Anthony Pirog.

Sons of Kemet
Your Queen is a Reptile

U.K. ensemble mixes jazz and Caribeean styles on Impulse Records

Mount Eerie
Now Only

Phil Elverum returns with the follow-up to acclaimed A Crow Looked at Me

The Decemberists
I'll Be Your Girl

The Portland indie-rockers return with synths!

Yo La Tengo
There's a Riot Going On

dream-rock pioneers return with their 15th studio album

Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats
Tearing at the Seams

Ratefliff returns with more Vintage R&B

Of Montreal
White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood

Brand new from Kevin Barnes & Co.

The Promise Ring
30 Degrees Everywhere

Seminal emo on clear vinyl

Tom Waits
Closing Time

Waits' Debut Remastered!!!

Camp Cope
How to Socialise & Make Friends

2nd album from the Austrailian indie-rockers on special exclusive color vinyl

Breeders
All Nerve

a new album from the classic Breeders lineup

INXS
Kick

Remaster of the classic 1987 album cut over two heavyweight, 180g LPs at 45-RPM

Screaming Females
All at Once

Deluxe indie-exclusive 3LP edition includes rarities and demos.

Titus Andronicus
A Productive Cough

New album from Patrick Stickles & Co. on special Peak Vinyl

Fever Ray
Plunge

2nd studio album from one of The Knife masterminds

Nina Simone
The Colpix Singles

Early Nina Simone singles

Ty Dolla $ign
Beach House 3

2017 release from the rapper w/features from Future, Jeremih, YG and Skrillex

Ought
Room Inside the World

post-punkers Ought's 3rd album on exclusive white vinyl; $21

Superchunk
What a Time to Be Alive

Indie-rock heroes return with a new album on exclusive pink swirl vinyl; $21; streets 2/16

Marlon Williams
Make Way for Love

2nd from the New Zealand singer-songwriter

Franz Ferdinand
Always Ascending

Franz Ferdinand Returns

MGMT
Little Dark Age

New album produced by Dave Fridmann

Twin Peaks
Sweet '17 Singles

Chicago garage kings compilation of their 6 2017 singles club 7" releases; Streets 2/9/18; $18

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Wrong Creatures

New album from the garage rockers

Hugh Masekela
Hope

The legendary trumpeter's legendary Blues Alley show on 200 Gram vinyl

Rapsody
Laila's Wisdom

features from Kendrick Lamar, Anderson Paak & Black Thought

Nightmares on Wax
Shape the Future

New album from the legendary trip-hop artist.

Panic! At the Disco
All My Friends We're Glorious

Double live album from their recent tour

Shudder to Think
Ten Spot

The classic DC art-punk album from that band you saw at the BBQ Iguana

Ty Segall
Freedom's Goblin

New banger from garage-king Ty

Main Source
Breaking Atoms

Vinyl Me Please Special Color Vinyl Edition w/Bonus 7"; $27

Maroon 5
Red Pill Blues

Their 6th album...$20


M A N I A

Their 7th album! $20

The Go! Team
Semicircle

Unique & Fun Brighton Band comes back with a new album on limited color vinyl!; $25

Future
HNDRXX

One of two 2017 releases from Future; $25

Richard & Linda Thompson
Shoot Out the Lights

Iconic rock album from British guitar favorite Richard Thompson

Dio
Holy Diver

Red Vinyl reissue of the classic metal album from the legendary guitarist

Insecure
Music From The HBO Original Series, Season 2

Alternative R&B Soundtrack to Season 2 of Issa Rae's wonderful HBO Comedy; $26

Beastie Boys
The In Sound from Way Out!

Reissue of their 1996 instrumental compilation; $25

Talib Kweli
Radio Silence

New album features Rick Ross, Anderson.Paak, Robert Glasper & Kaytranada; $29

Wilco
A.M.

Deluxe reissue of Wilco's 1995 debut; $35

SZA
Ctrl

SZA's best-selling debut on colored vinyl; $24

Morrissey
Low in HIgh School

Moz returns on a new label and on 5 different colors! streets 11/17; $25

The 6ths
Wasps' Nests

Deluxe reissue of Stephen Merritt's 1995 project with tons of features; $37

Escape-ism
Introduction to Escape-ism

Ian Svenonius' new solo project; Streets 11/10 on limited white vinyl; $18

Hüsker Dü
Savage Young Dü

Remastered early punk box by Hüsker Dü. R.I.P. Grant. Streets 11/10; $90

Bibio
Phantom Brickworks

Bibio's new album is an Instrumental project; $27

Desmond Dekker
You Can Get It If You Really Want

Ska/Rock Steady classic on black & blue marble vinyl; $24

U-Men
U-Men

Pre-Grunge Post-Punk compilation from 80s Seattle Pioneers; $45

Bootsy Collins
World Wide Funk

P-Funk Bassist returns with guests including Kali Uchis and Chuck D.; $25

Curtis Harding
Face Your Fear

Soul-meets-garage. Plays Songbyrd Saturday 11/4!; $22

Weezer
Pacific Daydream

New Weezer yay. Streets 10/27; $20

Bully
Losing

Bully's indie-rock debut for Sub-Pop; $20

King Krule
The OOZ

2nd Full-length from Archy Marshall has 19 new songs; $28

St. Vincent
Masseduction

Her 6th album features Kamasi Washington; $25

Stormzy
Gang Signs and Prayer

Grime hit debuted at #1 on the UK charts; $30

Abra
Roses

new vinyl release of the acclaimed 2015 album from the "darkwave duchess" broke new ground in R&B: $30

Jamila Woods
HEAVN

Exclusive white vinyl re-release of Woods' alternative R&B debut

Kelela
Take Me Apart

Electronic R&B from the future - on clear vinyl; streets 10/6; $27

Paperhaus
Are These the Questions That We Need to Ask?

Textured, exploratory 2nd album from Alex Tebeleff's DC indie-rock collective; $22

The Replacements
For Sale: Live At Maxwell's 1986

Classic-era Replacements Live in 1986; $30

Jane's Addiction
Nothing's Shocking

The seminal, 1988 alt-rock classic gets a clear vinyl reissue; $23. Streets 10/3

Florist
If Blue Could Be Happiness

2nd album from the soft-synth-folk band; $19

Jessica Lea Mayfield
Sorry is Gone

Indie-folk songwriter returns with new songs and a new tour; $20

Protomartyr
Relatives in Descent

Detroit post-punkers' most complex effort to date; $22

The Effects
Eyes to the Light

New from Dischord from members of Faraquet, Deleted Scenes and Buildings; $15

Twin Peaks
Limited Event Series Soundtrack

The Badalamenti soundtrack to the new series on Neon Green Vinyl!!!

Hiss Golden Messenger
Hallelujah Anyhow

Ten new songs from indie-psych-folker M.C. Taylor; $19

Luna
A Sentimental Education

Dean Wareham reunites his band for a covers album; $28

Mogwai
Every Country's Sun

Elegant, intense, trance-rock from the longtime rockers on exclusive clear vinyl; $30

Shout Out Louds
Ease My Mind

Swedish indie-pop wizards' fifth album; $20


Silicon Valley: the Soundtrack

DJ Shadow, Tobacco, Wu-Tang Clan and more! $27

Son Little
New Magic

HIp-hop=leaning Roots R&B on blue vinyl; $22

Willie Watson
Folksinger 2

Vintage folk classics reinterpreted; see him at Songbyrd October 28th! $28

Death From Above 1979
Outrage is Now!

Dance-punkers' 3rd album since 2004's classic "You're a Woman, I'm a Machine"; $22

Deerhoof
Mountain Moves

14th studio album from the noise-poppers features multiple collaborations; $24

Mount Kimbie
Love What Survives

3rd Studio Album features James Blake & King Krule; $28

Zola Jesus
Okovi

6th full-length from dark-synth singer Nika Roza Danilova; on rust-colored vinyl; $22

Filthy Friends
Invitation

Indie-rock supergroup featuring Sleater-Kinney's Corin Tucker & Peter Buck from REM; $18

Iron & Wine
Beast Epic

Deluxe Edition with bonus tracks! $31, Streets 8/25

Oneohtrix Point Never
Good Time OST

Electronic soundtrack to the Safdie Brothers' new thriller; $28

Secret Machines
Now Here is Nowhere

New deluxe pressing of this 2004 space-rock classic from Run Out Groove; $40

Kacy & Clayton
The Siren's Song

2nd album from the urban folk duo, produced by Jeff Tweedy; $20

Downtown Boys
Cost of Living

Revolutionary Punk led by Victoria Ruiz, produced by Guy Picciotto; $18

Peter Gabriel
Birdy

Peter Gabriel's soundtrack to the beautiful film. Limited, numbered 45 rpm edition; $38

Omar
Love in Beats

British Neo-Soul Veteran's 8th album; guests include Robert Glasper; $20

Various Artists
The Matrix - Music from the Motion Picture

Limited Deluxe Red & Blue Pill Vinyl Edition featuring Marilyn Manson and Ministry; $45

Tom Tom Club
Tom Tom Club

Classic Funky Talking Heads 1981 side-project on Limited Blue & Yellow Starburst Vinyl just because; $25

X-Ray Spex
Germfree Adolescents

1978 punk classic on Limited Test Tube Clear with Blue Splatter Vinyl; $24

Rozwell Kid
Precious Art

West Virginia Pop-Punk Band's 4th Album! Catch them at Songbyrd 8/1

Various Artists
The Fate of the Furious - The Album

Hip-hop/R&B Soundtrack to the Film, with Young Thug, Migos & Travis Scott; $30

Avey Tare
Eucalyptus

New from Animal Collective's Avey Tare! $29

Aretha Franklin
Aretha Arrives

Franklin's 2nd album of 1967, on 180gram vinyl; $25. Streets 7/25

Dusty Springfield
Dusty in Memphis

Streets 7/25; Dusty In Memphis; 180G Vinyl Features "Son of a Preacher Man"; $25

Shabazz Palaces
Quazarz: Born On a Gangster Star

One of two new releases from the interstellar Seattle hip-hop enigmas; $20

Yoko Ono
Approximate Infinite Universe

Yoko Ono's furious 1973 rock opus, first time back on vinyl; $28

Shabazz Palaces
Quazarz vs. the Jealous Machines

2nd of 2 new releases from the Seattle interstellar hip-hop enigmas: $20

Beth Ditto
Fake Sugar

First solo album from Gossip lead singer; $20

Jlin
Black Origami

Footwork Masterpiece; Pitchfork "8.8"; $30

Matthew Sweet
Tomorrow Forever

first since 2011; $25; indie-rock

Big Boi
Boomiverse

On Blue & White Vinyl! $26

Ride
Weather Diaries

2xLP; First album since 1996!; $29

The Nappy Roots
Watermelon, Chicken and Gritz

Limited double vinyl LP pressing, $30. 4 Stars on Allmusic.com!

The Drums
Abysmal Thoughts

Streets 6/16 - Indie Exclusive 2xLP Clear Vinyl; $24

The Sea Life
The Sea Life

Noise-Pop from DC's Babe City Records! $15

BADBADNOTGOOD
Lavender - Nightfall Remix

Streets 6/9/17 - Limited Edition 12" maxi-single Collab w/Kaytranada & Snoop Dogg

Little Dragon
Season High

White Vinyl!; $22