January 2019 Discover Records of the Month - Billy Raffoul - 1975 (Ltd. Ed. White Vinyl) / The Decemberists - Traveling On

January 2019 Discover Records of the Month - Billy Raffoul - 1975 (Ltd. Ed. White Vinyl) / The Decemberists - Traveling On

Billy Raffoul - 1975 January 2019 Discover Record of the Month Ltd. Ed. White Vinyl 10" Extended Play Debut EP from singer songwriter Raffoul on Interscope Records. Features the track "Forever". Tracks Acoustic Could You Be Mine? I'm Not a Saint Until The Hurting is Gone Forever 1975   The Decemberists - Traveling On January 2019 Discover Record of the Month 10" Extended Play Veteran indie rockers The Decemberists returned earlier this year with their album, I'll Be Your Girl, whic...

January 2019 Classic Rock Record of the Month - Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Ozz (180g)

January 2019 Classic Rock Record of the Month - Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Ozz (180g)

January 2019 Classic Rock Record of the Month 30th Anniversary (US Release) Remastered Ozzy asserted himself as a post-Sabbath star-and young Randy Rhoads established himself as one of the most distinctive, innovative guitarists in hard rock-when this masterpiece arrived. Includes "Crazy Train," "Mr. Crowley," "Suicide Solution," "I Don't Know". Tracks I Don't Know Crazy Train Goodbye to Romance Dee Suicide Solution Mr. Crowley No Bone Movies Revelation (Mother Earth) Steal Away (Th...

January 2019 Jazz Soul & Blues Record of the Month - Average White Band - The Greatest Hits (White Vinyl, 180g)

January 2019 Jazz Soul & Blues Record of the Month - Average White Band - The Greatest Hits (White Vinyl, 180g)

January 2019 Jazz Soul & Blues Record of the Month White Vinyl 180g Audiophile pressing Import - UK Features hit single "Pick Up the Pieces" Legendary 1970s funk and soul band from Scotland who conquered the US, UK & International charts with hits such as; Pick Up The Pieces, Cut The Cake, Let's Go 'Round Again. Pressed on heavyweight 180gm white vinyl. The group met both popular and critical acclaim racking up nine hot 100 singles, five US top-thirty albums and three Grammy nom...

January 2019 Alternative Record of the Month - Alice Merton - Mint (Green Vinyl)

January 2019 Alternative Record of the Month - Alice Merton - Mint (Green Vinyl)

January 2019 Alternative Record of the Month Features million-selling debut single "No Roots" Green Vinyl After rising to fame two years ago in 2016 with her explosive debut 1 Million selling single 'No Roots' (Mom + Pop), written about her constant moving homes as a child becoming such as huge debut, it's safe to say it's been a whirl wind for Alice Merton with 124 Million YouTube hits to date. She also gained 6+ Million streams, toured the US supporting the brilliant Vance Joy, champi...

January 2019 Rock Record of the Month - Snow Patrol - Final Straw (2xLP)

January 2019 Rock Record of the Month - Snow Patrol - Final Straw (2xLP)

2xLP #1 US Top Heatseekers, #91 Billboard 200 Produced by Jacknife Lee Final Straw is the third studio album and major-label debut by British rock band Snow Patrol, released on 4 August 2003. The album is notable for bringing the band their first mainstream success outside of their native countries of Northern Ireland and Scotland. In the 14 months following it's release, a total of five singles were drawn from it. It is the first album to feature lead guitarist Nathan Connolly and the la...

January 2019 Singer Songwriter Record of the Month - Pedro the Lion - Phoenix (Color Vinyl, 180g, 2xLP)

January 2019 Singer Songwriter Record of the Month - Pedro the Lion - Phoenix (Color Vinyl, 180g, 2xLP)

January 2019 Singer Songwriter Record of the Month Color Vinyl Capping off a fruitful 12-year long solo career, singer/songwriter David Bazan resurrects and reunites with both the moniker and mindset of his profoundly influential indie rock outfit, Pedro the Lion, with the follow up to their 2004 opus, Achilles Heel. The band's new album and Polyvinyl debut, Phoenix, marks a return to form for the beloved group, while mapping out the emotional intricacies and childhood experiences of gr...

December Discover Record of the Month - Aaron Lee Tasjan - Karma For Cheap (Ltd. Ed. red/orange vinyl)

December Discover Record of the Month - Aaron Lee Tasjan - Karma For Cheap (Ltd. Ed. red/orange vinyl)

Ltd. Ed. red/orange vinyl Karma for Cheap is Aaron Lee Tasjan's third LP and second for his label New West Records, based in his current hometown of Nashville. The record was co-produced by ALT and Jeff Trott (Stevie Nicks, Liz Phair, Meiko, Joshua Radin) and Gregory Lattimer (Albert Hammond Jr.) and features Aaron Lee's road band - guitarist Brian Wright, bassist Tommy Scifres and drummer Seth Earnest - with whom he's been touring heavily for the last two years. While the stylistic shi...

December Classic Rock Record of the Month - Queen - The Game

December Classic Rock Record of the Month - Queen - The Game

Vinyl LP pressing. The Game is the eighth studio album by the British rock band Queen. It was released on 30 June 1980. The Game features a different sound than it's predecessor, Jazz (1978). The Game was the first Queen album to use a synthesizer (an Oberheim OB-X). "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", "Sail Away Sweet Sister", "Coming Soon" and "Save Me" were recorded from June to July 1979. The remaining songs were recorded between February and May 1980. A critical and commercial success, ...

December Jazz Soul & Blues Record of the Month - Charles Bradley - Black Velvet

December Jazz Soul & Blues Record of the Month - Charles Bradley - Black Velvet

This 10-track album pulls together previously unreleased material from sessions for each of Bradley's three albums, 2011's No Time for Dreaming, 2013's Victim of Love, and 2016's Changes. The songs include a duet with LaRose Jackson called "Luv Jones", an alternate full band take of "Victim of Love", and a trio of covers: Nirvana's "Stay Away", Neil Young's "Heart of Gold", and Rodriguez's "Slip Away". The title track is an Menahan Street Band instrumental for which Bradley never got the c...

December Alternative Record of the Month - The Revivalists - Take Good Care (Ltd. Ed. red vinyl)

December Alternative Record of the Month - The Revivalists - Take Good Care (Ltd. Ed. red vinyl)

Ltd. Ed. red vinyl Bonus 7" included 2018 release from the New Orleans rockers. The Revivalists worked with multiple producers and co-writers on Take Good Care. Dave Cobb, Andrew Dawson and Dave Bassett each collaborated with the band on the 14-track effort. Sessions were held in New Orleans as well as at Nashville's iconic RCA Studio B. Marked by songwriting that is both intensely personal and also an escape, Take Good Care is brimming with sonic complexity, celebration, and catharsis....

December Rock Record of the Month - Muse - Simulation Theory

December Rock Record of the Month - Muse - Simulation Theory

Vinyl LP pressing. 2018 release. Simulation Theory is the eighth studio album by Muse. Co-produced by the band with Rich Costey, Mike Elizondo, Shellback, and Timbaland, it is a synth-rock album with themes of simulation and centering on the idea of "fantasy becoming real". Contrasting the band's previous three albums which dealt with darker themes, the band sought lighter influences from science fiction and 1980s pop culture and produced the album one track at a time without a focus on a ...

December Singer Songwriter Record of the Month - Daniel Romano - Finally Free (Ltd. Ed. green/red vinyl)

December Singer Songwriter Record of the Month - Daniel Romano - Finally Free (Ltd. Ed. green/red vinyl)

Ltd. Ed. green/red vinyl "Finally Free is a lucid plea. It is a final apology and an attempt at the unwarranted reconciliation between us and everything in our path (including ourselves). It is an exploration of how to cope with the certain end created by our own hand. And/Or, it is the enlightenment of change and the promise of all possibilities in all circumstance. The celebration of all things mystical and unknown. Accepting the unknown with grace and humility, one can illuminate in ...