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20th Of May 2011 Update

20th of May 2011 Update of New and Key Restocked Items
at Redscroll Records
LPs & 12″s
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Acephalix “Interminable Night”
Against Me! “Total Clarity”
Baldwin, Matt “Night In The Triangle”
Barn Owl “From Out Moths A Perpetual Light”
Bee Mask “Canzoni Dal Laboratorio Del Silenzio Cosmico”
Bible, Jeremy & Jason Henry “Vryashn”
Black Order “Electropolis #5 (One Base, Precious Beast, Lost Afternoon)”
Blank Dogs “Collected By Itself: 2006-2009 (+ D/L)”
Boys Next Door “What’s The Storey? Live At Storey Hall RMIT Melbourne Australia December 21 1978”
Cantu-Ledesma, Jefre “Shining Skull Breath”
Clap “Have You Reached Yet?”
Coffey, Dennis “Dennis Coffey”
Colourmusic “My ________ Is Pink (+ D/L)”
Darkest Hour “The Human Romance (+ D/L)”
D’Eon // Grimes “Darkbloom”
Dietrich, Don / Ben Hall “Spitfire”
Dinner At The Thompson’s “Off The Grid”
Dream Syndicate, The “The Days Of Wine And Roses (180 Gram)”
Eno, Brian “Before And After Science (Import)”
Fair, Jad “Beautiful Songs: The Best Of The Best Of Jad Fair (+ D/L For 109 Smash Hits)”
Fell, Mark “Manitutshu*”
Iceage “New Brigade (2nd Pressing On Dais)”
Jesus And Mary Chain, The “The Complete John Peel Sessions”
Jesus And Mary Chain, The “Honey’s Dead (180 Gram)”
Kid Congo And The Pink Monkey Birds “Gorilla Rose (+ D/L)”
Levy, Barrington “Bounty Hunter”
Love Inks “E.S.P.”
McGuire, Mark “VDSQ – Solo Acoustic Volume Two”
Moore, Thurston “Demolished Thoughts (Ltd. Ed. Colored Vinyl + D/L)”
Neud Photo “Open-Air Cinema”
Nilson, BJ “Vinyl”
No Problem “And Now This”
Nodzzz “Innings”
Obnox “I’m Bleeding Now”
Pearl Jam “Live At Melbourne Park Australia March 5 1998 (Show #126)”
Pink Reason “Sh!t In The Garden (+ D/L)”
Reinhardt, Jonas “Music For The Tactile Dome”
Rubble “The Farewell Drugs (+ D/L)”
Vampire Weekend “White Sky”
Various Artists “Bustin’ Out 1984: New Wave To New Beat Volume 4 (Cabaret Voltaire, Front 242, Dub Syndicate, Skinny Puppy…)”
Various Artists “Nigeria 70: Sweet Times (Afro-Funk, Highlife & Juju From 1970s Lagos)”
Wet Hair “In Vogue Spirit”
Hip-Hop LPs & 12″s
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Atmosphere “The Family Sign (Clear Vinyl + D/L)”
Celph Titled & Buckwild “Ninteen Ninety Now: The Instrumentals (+ Bonus Beats)”
Madlib “Beat Konducta Vol. 3: In India”
Zavala “The Dark Time Sunshine Vessel Instrumentals (Ltd. Ed. White Vinyl)”
Electronic LPs & 12″s
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Africa HiTech “93 Million Miles (3xLP + D/L)”
Aquarius Heaven “7 Days”
Black Van “Moments Of Excellence (Feat. Holy Ghost! / Aeroplane Remix)”
Boxcutter “The Dissolve (+ D/L)”
Daedelus “Bespoke (Ltd. Ed. + D/L)”
Fidan, Tolga “We’re Strangers Now”
Forrest, Jason “The Everything”
Hyetal “Broadcast (2×12″)”
J:Kenzo “The Roteks / Protected”
Kitbuilders “You Trashed My Mind”
Kolombo “Waiting For / Rescue Me / Waiting For (Michael Mayer Mix)”
Laid Back Vs. Soul Clap “Cocaine Cool / The Soul Clap Remixes / Bakerman Soul Clap Edit / Instrumental Mix”
LCD Soundsystem “London Sessions”
Mark E “Stone Breaker”
Tejada, John “Unstable Condition / The Living Night”
7″s
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Banana Splits, The “The Tra La La Song”
Burning Love “Don’t Ever…”
Foundation “At Your Mercy”
Johnson, Syl “Myth 45s (5×7″ Box)”
Sleep∞Over “Casual Diamond”
Title Fight “Flood Of ’72”
Weekend “End Times”
White Fence “Harness / The Pool”
CDs
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A Storm Of Light “As The Valley Of Death…”
Africa HiTech “93 Million Miles”
Allen, Tony “Afro Disco (2xCD)”
Across Tundras “Sage”
Against Me! “Total Clarity”
Blitz The Ambassador “Native Sun”
Hyetal “Broadcast”
Liturgy “Aesthetica”
Moore, Thurston “Demolished Thoughts”
Neek The Exotic & Large Professor “Still On The Hustle”
Sabi/Kiyo “71:36”
Unthanks, The “Last”
Various Artists “Brand New Wayo (+ Book)”
Various Artsts “Delta Swamp Rock (2xCD)”
DVD
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Ghostride The Whip (Documentary about the Bay Area hip-hop hyphy movement sparked by Mac Dre)
Magazine & Book
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Hit The Ground Stumbling (Book)
Wire #328 June 2011 (We lowered our price on this)
Reviews
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The Banana Splits The Tra La La Song 7″

“The Banana Splits Adventure Hour was an hour-long, packaged television program that featured both live action and animated segments. The series was produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions, and ran for 31 episodes on NBC Saturday mornings, from September 7, 1968 to September 5, 1970. The series costumes and sets were designed by Sid and Marty Krofft and the series’ sponsor was Kellogg’s Cereals.[1] The show was Hanna-Barbera’s initial foray into mixing live action with animation.”
Wiki 
I honestly didn’t even realize that it only had 31 episodes or that it aired in that time frame (a couple decades before I saw them). I remember them re-airing these Saturday mornings when I was a kid. I guess 31 weeks worth is enough for most of one year. I swear it seemed like a lot more. Guess not. So, this song is all about the hook (“Tra La La”). As a kid it’s easy to identify with (fun repeated sounds) and easier to remember. And it starts with a food count off (“One banana, two banana, three banana, four.”). So perfectly poppy rock and well, it’s performed by big old muppet type characters (2 dogs, an elephant and a monkey… errr, a dog, a lion that looks like another dog, a gorilla that looks like it could also be a monkey and an elephant that would be hard to confuse for anything else). Fun!  Oh yea, and there’s a song on the B-side too! Bonus! (Insert laughter and more fun.)
[Reviewer: Rick]
Defeater Empty Days & Sleepless Nights 2xLP/CD
Defeater is a hardcore band from Boston, and to no surprise are on Bridge 9 Records. What sets this band apart from other bands playing similar styles of hardcore is Defeater tells a story in each album. Each album tells a new story of a post World War II family, and their struggles coping with the war and internal struggles with family.
Empty Days & Sleepless Nights is separated into two sections: Empty Days. which is emotionally driven, sometimes technical hardcore and Sleepless Nights, which consists of four acoustic songs that finish up the album. I personally enjoy the Sleepless Nights portion of the album more, and I feel that it can appeal to a wider audience than the Empty Days portion can.
This release comes on CD, and a nice double LP gatefold package with a screened D side.
[Reviewer: Sean]

Noose It’s Your Time 7″
Vegan straight-edge hardcore from Chicago. These dudes are on React! Records and sound way more akin to early 80s hardcore (SSD, Negative Approach) then they do their labelmates. The recording quality is dirty, which I love. The microphone sounds like it’s buried deep down the singers throat most of the time. X-swatches, Football jerseys over hoodies, & stylish moshing.
[Reviewer: Josh]

Friday the 13th Of May 2011 Update + Review

Friday the 13th of May 2011 Update of New and Key Restocked Items
at Redscroll Records

LPs & 12″s
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Beach Fossils    “What A Pleasure (+ D/L)”
Blau, Karl    “Max”
Brown Angel    “Brown Angel”
Cold World / Sean Price    “How The Gods Chill”
Contrepoison    “… Until Next Morning”
Cramps    “Memphis Poseurs: The 1977 Demos”
Cure    “Pillbox Tales 1977-1979”
Daytrader    “Last Days Of Rome”
Dead Moon    “Dead Ahead”
Dead Moon    “Destination X”
Dead Moon    “Trash & Burn”
Deafheaven    “Roads To Judah”
Demdike Stare    “Forest Of Evil / Liberation Through Hearing / Voices Of Dust (3xLP Set)”
Eno, Brian    “The BBC Sessions”
Forma    “Forma”
Foundation    “When The Smoke Clears”
Fucked Up    “David’s Town”
Gateway District    “Perfect’s Gonna Fail”
Girls Names    “Dead To Me”
Gnaw Their Tongues    “L’Arrivee De La Terne Mort Triomphante”
Graveyards    “Cinders”
Hatred Surge / Mammoth Grinder    “Hatred Surge / Mammoth Grinder”
His Name Is Alive    “King Of Sweet”
Hypochristians    “Terror During Prayer”
Kid Liberty    “Fight With Your Fists”
Kubisova, Marta    “Ne! The Soul Of Marta Kubisova: 1966-1970 With The Golden Kids, Mefisto And Other Fine Czech Orchestras”
Laner, Brad / Joensuu 1685    “Brad Laner / Joensu 1685”
Light Bearer    “Lapsus”
Lucero    “1372 Overton Park (+ D/L)”
Lust For Youth    “Solar Flare”
Mia Doi Todd    “Cosmic Ocean Ship”
Mist    “House”
MovieLife, The    “This Time Next Year”
MT Bearington    “Love Buttons”
Nachtmystium    “Live At Roadburn 2010 “
Ninja Gun    “Roman Nose (+ D/L)”
Oh Sees, Thee    “Castlemania”
Okkervil River    “I Am Very Far (Embossed Cover + D/L)”
Painted Palms    “Canopy”
Peterlicker    “Nicht”
Psychedelic Horseshit    “Laced (+ D/L)”
Pure X    “You’re In It Now”
Purple Rhinestone Eagle    “Amorum Tali”
Replacements    “The Early Mats”
Rother, Michael    “Esperanza”
Shades Apart    “Save It”
Sissy Spacek    “Dash”
Small Brown Bike    “Fell & Found (+ D/L)”
Smiths    “The Old Guard: BBC Tapes 1983-1986”
Stott, Andy    “Passed Me By”
Supertouch    “Live On WNYU 1988”
Talking Heads    “The 1975 CBS Demo Session”
This Will Destroy You    “Tunnel Blanket (/1000 2xLP + D/L)”
Total Fucking Destruction    “Hater”
Trap Them     “Séance Prime”
Tyler, The Creator    “Goblin (Odd Future WGKTA)”
Vangaalen, Chad    “Diaper Island (+ D/L)”
Various Artists    “Wuxtry Record (Elf Power, R.E.M., Incediaries, Marshmallow Coast, The Goons, Grape Soda…)”
Various Artists    “Delta Swamp Rock Volume One: Sounds From the South: At The Crossroads Of Rock, Country And Soul”
Various Artists    “Delta Swamp Rock Volume Two: Sounds From the South: At The Crossroads Of Rock, Country And Soul”
Various Artists    “The Funky Way Of Emil Viklicky: 1975-1987 With Energit, SHQ, Eva Svobodova, Bill Frisell And A Studio Big Band”
Zombi    “Escape Velocity”

Electronic 12″s
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2AMFM    “Desolate (10″)”
Baths    “Cerulean (/1000 3rd Pressing)”
Black Devil Disco Club    “Circus (+ D/L)”
Daft Punk    “Tron Legacy Soundtrack”
Invisible Conga People    “In A Hole”
Moby    “Destroyed (+ CD + Poster)”
Tourettes, Al / Applebim    “Lipsmacker EP”

10″s
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Jaar, Nicolas    “Love You Gotta Lose Again EP”
Magruder Grind     “Crusher”
Roberts, Matana    “Coin Coin Chapter One: Gens De Couleur Libron (+ CD + Poster)”
Tense    “Consume”

7″s
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13th Floor Elevators “Wait… (RSD2011)”
Baths “Nothing / Nightly, Daily”
Black God
Brain Killer “Demo”
Brain Killer
Crystal Stilts / Comet Gain
Electricutions “Forgotten City”
Kill Life / 33
Get Rad “Choose Your Own”
Maybe, Baby “All I’ve Got”
Segall, Ty “I Can’t Feel It”
Umberto “Freeze!”
You & Me & Everyone We Know “Things…”

CDs
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Beastie Boys “Hot Sauce Committee … Two”
Boxcutter “Dissolve”
Church Of Misery “Live At Roadburn 2009”
Deafheaven “Roads…”
Gates Of Slumber “The Wretch”
Jesu “Ascension”
Krallice “Diotima”
Novembers Doom “Aphotic”
Oh Sees, Thee “Castlemania”
Tyler, The Creator “Goblin (Deluxe Edition)”
Weekend Nachos “Worthless”
Wolves In The Throne Room “Live At Roadburn 2008 (CD+DVD)”
Wormrot “Dirge”

Book
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Taking Punk To The Masses: From Nowehere To Nevermind

Review
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Brown Angel Brown Angel LP
(Thunderhaus LTD /150)
Some things you know you’ll like from reading the write up (or at least you know that you will if the write up is actually being honest).  This was the case with this record.  It was compared to a bunch of ’90s dirge/sludge rock.  Right on.  Godflesh, Helmet, Unsane, and Slab! (when not getting funky) come to mind. Thunderous bass fuzz booming.  It’s got a couple drawn out jammers that almost bring to mind more current purveyors of dirge like Angellic Process, but with less introspection (more in-your-face yelling).  It’s hand-numbered out of 150 so I’m guessing they won’t be around too long.  I at least hope that.  I also hope it then gets picked up for wider release.  These Pittsburgh guys deserve it.
[Reviewer: Rick]

6th of May 2011 Update & Reviews

6th Of May 2011 Update of New and Key Restocked Items
at Redscroll Records

LPs & 12″s
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Acid Mothers Temple And The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.    “Pink Candy Lemonade You’re From Inner Space (/500 + D/L)”
Alchourron, Rodolfo    “Sanata Y Clarificacion I & II”
Antlers, The    “Burst Apart (180 Gram + D/L)”
Architecture In Helsinki    “Moment Bends”
Arctic Monkeys    “Humbug (+ D/L)”
Atalobhor, Fred Fisher And His Ogiza Dance Band    “African Carnival”
Balance And Composure    “Separation”
Beauregarde    “Beauregarde”
Black Death    “Katharsis: Kalte Lieder Aus Der Holle”
Black Keys, The    “Magic Potion”
Black Keys, The    “Rubber Factory (180 Gram Ltd. Ed + D/L)”
Blu    “Her Favorite Colo(u)r”
Chapman, Michael    “The Resurrection And Revenge Of The Clayton Peacock”
Circle Of Ouroborus    “Unituli: The Dream Of Fire”
City Center    “Redeemer”
Dead Kennedys    “Bedtime For Democracy (Remastered)”
Dead Kennedys    “In God We Trust Inc. (Remastered)”
Dengue Fever    “Cannibal Courtship (+ D/L)”
Drumm, Kevin    “Imperial Distortion (3xLP)”
Eliminators, The    “Loving Explosion”
Felt    “Felt (180 Gram)”
Flaming Lips    “Heady Nuggs: The First 5 Warner Bros. Records 1992-2002 (Box Set)”
Flipper    “Love “
Foo Fighters    “Medium Rare (Yes, the one from RSD11 – We Have TWO ONLY – First Come, First Serve, No Holds)”
Former Thieves    “The Language That We Speak “
Gang Gang Dance    “Eye Contact (+ D/L)”
Ghostlimb     “Infrastructure”
Gillette    “Gillette”
Hector, Karl & The Malcouns    “Sahara Swing (Afrodelic Kraut-Funk)”
James Pants    “James Pants”
Jerusalem and the Starbaskets    “Dost”
Joan Of Arc    “Life Like (+ D/L)”
Jones, Booker T.    “The Road From Memphis (+ CD)”
Kaimbr & Kev Brown    “Alexander Green (Deluxe Ltd. Ed. LP+7″ /600)”
La Nueva Banda De Sanisteban    “Sabor A Fresa”
Lady Gaga    “Born This Way (PIC)”
Lightning Bolt    “Earthly Delights”
Lightning Bolt    “Wonderful Rainbow”
Liturgy    “Aesthetica”
Lonely Island, The    “Turtleneck & Chain (+ D/L 180 Gram)”
Madlib    “Medicine Show #1: Before The Verdict (Feat. Guilty Simpson)”
Madvillain    “Curls & All Caps”
Manchester Orchestra    “Simple Math (+ D/L)”
Master Musicians Of Bukkake    “Totem Three”
McKagan, Duff    “Duff McKagan’s Loaded (Ltd. Ed. Record Store Day) – The Taking”
Metal Movers    “Golden Trees”
Mountains    “Air Museum”
Moving Mountains    “Waves”
Neurosis    “Sovereign”
Old Man Lady Luck    “Old Man Lady Luck (Blue Vinyl /49)(Also have reg. version)”
Pentagram    “First Daze Here Too (Ltd. Ed. Colored Vinyl)”
Pickett, Wilson    “The Wicked Pickett”
Product of Waste    “You Won’t Take Me Alive”
Raveonettes, The    “In And Out Of Control (+ D/L)”
Red Fang    “Murder The Mountains (Ltd. Ed. Colored Vinyl)”
Sea and Cake, The    “The Moonlight Butterfly”
Serpent Throne    “The Battle Of Old Crow”
Sousa, Tiago    “Walden Pond’s Monk”
Tear It Up    “Nothing to Nothing”
Thao & Mirah    “Thao & Mirah (+ D/L)”
Thousands    “The Sound Of Everything (180 Gram + D/L)”
Unicorns, The    “Who Will Cut Our Hair When We’re Gone?”
Various Artists    “Sacred Bones Presents: Todo Muere Volume 1 (Moon Duo, Gary War, Trust, Pop. 1280, Cult Of Youth, Amen Dunes, Case Studies, Zola Jesus)”
Various Artists    “Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls (Origianl Motion Picture Soundtrack Ltd. Ed.)”
Various Artists    “Persian Funk (Rare Funk & Soul From Pre-Revolution Iran; + D/L)”
Viktor Vaughn    “Vaudeville Villain (Gold Edition /1500)”
Xander Harris    “I Want More Than Just Blood”
Xibalba    “Xibalba”

Electronic 12″s
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Bear In Heaven / Lindstrom & Christabelle    “Lovesick”
Burial    “Street Halo”
Colourblind / NY’s Finest    “Nothing Better / Do You Feel Me”
DJ Duke    “Love Don’t Come Easy”
DOM     “Things Change” (10″)
Joy O    “Wade In / Jels”
Kode9 And The Spaceape    “Black Sun”
Mexicans With Guns    “Ceremony”
Pantha Du Prince    “V Versions Of Black Noise (+ D/L Of XI Versions Of Black Noise)”
Zomby     “Natalia’s Song (10″)”

7″s
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A Day To Remember “All I…”
Baptists
Beady Eye (Box Set)
Dennis Coffey
Expire “Suffer The Cycle”
Flogging Molly
Raw Radar War “On A Field
Shirks, The “Cry Cry Cry”
Turnstile “Pressure To…”

CDs
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Alvarius B. “Baroque Prim…”
Church Of Misery “Vol. 1”
Feelies “Here Before”
Gang Gang Dance “Eye Contact”
Maruta “Forward Into…”
McGuire, Mark “Young Persons Guide To…”
Napalm Death “Inside The… (3xCD Set)”
Pantha Du Prince “XI Versions Of Black Noise”
Phaedra “The Sea…”
Rene Hell “Terminal Symphony”
Sea And Cake “Moonlight”
Tyler, The Creator “Goblin”
Ulver “War Of The Roses”

Book
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Fahey, John “Vampire Vultures”

Other
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NUMARK TTUSB (Back in Stock!)

Reviews
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Bane Holding This Moment LP/CD
Equal Vision Records
This album features is a compilation of 3 early Bane EP’s; “Forked Tongue,” “Free to Be, Free to Think,” and “Holding This Moment EP.” While those are all now out of print and pretty hard to come by, you can pick this up thanks to Hurry Up Records from Ireland giving it a proper release. For fans of 90s hardcore, unity, stage diving, positivity, and sound clips. If you were ever wondering why so many people have (or had) BANE sweatshirts, listen to this and you’ll know.
LP Limited to 1,000 copies over 3 different colors.
[Reviewer: Sean]


Mexicans With Guns Ceremony LP
Innovative Leisure

Though the project title is plural there is just one man behind this.  It’s a producer type record.  Mexicans With Guns is probably not the next Timbaland, though if it were up to me he would get that kind of appreciation.  Heavy latin vibes with current electronic music trend touches.  Syncopated rhythms and flowing vibrating synths.  It’s really got a singular approach by the one man behind it and it’s really cohesive which says a lot when you consider how varied the guests on the tracks are (Sasha Perera, Freddie Gibbs, Chico Mann and a few more).  This is probably my go-to summer record.
(You can read a little more about it and stream the whole thing here: Fact Mag)
[Reviewer: Rick]

Turnstile Pressure To Succeed 7″
Reaper Records

This is six songs of NYHC worship. I’m hearing Tons of Madball & Leeway, but with touches of Shelter & 108. Heavy groovey riffs & clean solos backed by moshy drum beats. Turnstile features the drummer of Trapped Under Ice on vocals. I think TUI is cheesy so I was a bit turned off at first, but this is solid!
[Reviewer: Josh]

Get Shannon & The Clams’ "Sleep Talk" here now!

Shannon & the Clams Sleep Talk

Following their supremely fun 2009 debut full-length “I Wanna Go Home,” garage/surf outfit Shannon & the Clams seem to have really grown into their sound on their new album “Sleep Talk” (1-2-3-4 Go! Records). On “Sleep Talk,” singer Shannon Shaw showcases the breadth of her vocal talents–she’s got a unique voice, and seems to be able to bend and manipulate it to make it do whatever she wants it to. Her skills are best showcased on tracks like “You Will Always Bring Me Flowers” and “Oh Louie,” where she proves she can really wail. Shaw has a strong understanding of the benefit of sometimes showing restraint and sometimes totally letting loose, and often treads the line between brassy belting and tender crooning.

Shaw is accompanied by guitarist and co-songwriter Cody Blanchard, who contributes some really great harmonizing on songs like “Done With You” and “Half Rat,” and awesome strumming all over this record. The Clams’ songs also tackle a wide variety of topics, from the serious (heartbreak, murder, and exes who are “half-rat”) to the silly (quitting the cult you’ve joined, and being the “king of the sea”). If you’re looking for the perfect album to usher in the good summer vibes, this is the one.

29th of April 2011 Update & Reviews

29th of April 2011 Update of New and Key Restocked Items
at Redscroll Records

LPs & 12″s
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Adele    “19”
Bataan, Joe With Los Fulanos    “King Of Latin Soul”
Bathory    “In Memory Of Quorthon 1966-2004 (Unofficial Collection)”
Bonniwell Music Machine    “Ignition (180 Gram)”
Bouncing Souls, The    “Live At Generation Records, NYC April 18, 2009 (RSD 2011)”
Combat 84    “Orders Of The Day”
Cooper, Matthew (Eluvium)    “Some Days Are Better Than Others (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)”
Crystal Stilts    “In Love With Oblivion (+ D/L)”
Deep Reduction (Deniz Tek From Radio Birdman)    “Deep Reduction (Color Vinyl)”
Deerhoof    “Friend Opportunity (Deluxe Edition)”
Diurty Beaches    “Badlands”
Dylan, Bob    “Bob Dylan In Concert: Brandeis University 1963”
Emerson, Keith    “Inferno (Original Soundtrack)”
Ensemble Economique    “Physical”
Explosions In The Sky   
“Take Care, Take Care, Take Care (Super Deluxe 2xLP)”
Family Portrait    “Family Portrait”
Fleet Foxes    “Helplessness Blues (+ D/L + Poster)”
Fresh & Onlys, The    “Secret Walls (+ D/L)”
Gang Gang Dance    “Glass Jar / Mindkilla”
GG King    “Esoteric Lore”
Go! Team, The    “Apollo Throwdown Remixes”
Guns N’ Roses    “Chinese Democracy”
Half Hearted Hero    “Running Water”
Honig, Ezekiel    “Folding In On Itself”
Husker Du    “Metal Circus”
Impaled    “The Last Gasp”
Implodes    “Black Earth”
Jordache, Pat    “Future Songs (+ Poster + CD)”
Kicking Spit    “Psychrockbullshit”
Kirby, Leyland    “Intrigue & Stuff 1”
Knife Fight     “Crisis”
Kramer, Wayne & The Pink Fairies    “Cocaine Blues: ’74-78 Recordings / Studio Tracks + Live At Dingwalls!”
La Dispute / Koji    “Never Come Undone”
Lally, Joe    “Why Should I Get Used To It (+ D/L)”
Last Round Up    “Last Round Up”
Make Do And Mend    “End Measured Mile”
Masuko, Shinji (Boredoms, DMBQ)    “Woven Music (+ D/L)”
Midlake    “Am I Going Insane (LateNightTales)”
Mob Rules    “The Donor (First LP + D/L)”
Morgoth    “Cursed”
Muse    “Black Holes And Revelations”
Neighborhood Watch    “Neighborhood Watch”
New York Dolls    “Dancing Backward In High Heels (180 Gram + D/L)”
Nite Jewel    “It Goes Through Your Head”
No Mercy    “OG No Mercy”
Parliament    “Motor Booty Affair”
Pearl Jam    “Vitalogy (180 Gram)”
Pearl Jam    “Vs. (180 Gram)”
Poly Styrene    “Generation Indigo (+ D/L)”
Pop, Iggy    “Soldier”
Pop, Iggy    “Iggy Pop (2 Record Set)”
Pulling Teeth / Irons    Irons & Pulling Teeth “Grey Savior”
Pygmylush    “OldFriends”
Religious Knives    “Smokescreen (+ D/L)”
Run With The Hunted    “Run With The Hunted”
S.O.A.    “No Policy LP”
Sepultura    “Rare Tracks ’85-’91 (Unofficial Collection)”
Shannon And The Clams    “Sleep Talk”
Sharks    “The Joys Of Living 2008-2010 (+ D/L)”
Something Fierce    “Don’t Be So Cruel”
Sparklehorse    “VIVADIXIESUBMARINETRANSMISSIONPLOT (+ 7″ + D/L)”
Stevenson, Laura & The Cans    “Sit Resist”
Still Born    Answer’s Left “Unquestioned”
Tame Impala    “Innerspeaker”
Tindersticks    “Claire Denis Film Scores 1996-2009 (Deluxe Box Set)”
Title Fight    “Shed (+ D/L)”
Tune-Yards    “Whokill”
TV Ghost    “Mass Dream (+ D/L)”
TV On The Radio    “Nine Types Of Light (180 Gram + D/L)”
Various Artists    “Network Of Friends: An Early To Mid 80s HC/Punk Compilation, Raw Noise Guaranteed! (Mob 47, Vicious Circle, Crude SS, Siege,…)”
Various Artists    “SuperSeven Sampler (NOFX, Battalion Of Saints, Ill Repute, Dr. Know…)”
Various Artists    “Groovadelia 2: 21st Century Spanish Groove Vol. 2”
Various Artists    “Iberico Jazz: Las Producciones De Antoliano Toldos 1967/1972”
Various Artists    “Cult Cargo: Salsa Boricua De Chicago (2xLP Box)”
Victims    “Killer”
Vincent, Sonny    “Semper Fidelis – 30 Years Anthology (1972-2002) (/1000)”
Violent Society    The “Complete Punk Collection”
Wiz Khalifa    “Rolling Papers (RSD11)”

Electronic 12″s
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Boddika    “2727” (2×12″)
Burial / Four Tet / Thom Yorke    “Ego (EXTREMELY LIMITED – First Come, First Serve)”
Emika    “Count Backwards”
Instra:Mental      “Resolution653 (+ D/L)”
Kode 9 & Spaceape    “Otherman”
Matthewdavid    “Outmind”
Mono/Poly    “Manifestations EP”
Murderbot, Chrissy    “Bussin Down”
Prefuse73    “The Only She Chapters (2xLP + D/L)”
Solvent    “Solvent City”
WhoMadeWho    “Knee Deep (+ CD With Bonus Tracks And Video)”
Youandewan    “Youandme (On My Mind) / Zeal”

10″s
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Black Angels, The    “Phosgene Nightmare (Ltd. Ed. B-Sides)”
Sharks “Shallow Waters”

7″s
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A Day To Remember “All I Want…”
Bad Brains “Pay To Cum”
Big Soda “Paper…”
Career Suicide “Cherry”
Carry The Torch / Signs Of Hope
Cars “Sad Song”
Choke Up “Spent”
Coke Bust “Degradation”
Colourmusic “Yes!”
Crow / See You In Hell
Dutch Uncles “Fragrant”
Earle, Justin Townes “Move…”
Elephant “Ants”
Entrance Band “I Want You”
Gaslight Anthem “Dice”
Generifus “In My Cave”
Kids Icarus
Manipulation (2nd)
Mob 47 “Karnvapen Attack”
Much Worse “Absolute Nightmare”
Naysayer “No Remorse”
Off! “Live At Generation Records”
Reignition “Epitome Of Free”
Scientists “Frantic Romantic”
Shannon & The Clams “Hunk”
Soul Search “Intolerable”
Systematic Death / See You In Hell
Title Fight “Flood Of ’72”

CDs
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Ceremony (UK) “Extended Play”
Crass “Stations Of The Crass”
Deafheaven “Roads To Judah”
Explosions In The Sky “Take Care, Take Care, Take Care”
Fleet Foxes “Helplessness Blues”
Kode 9 & Spaceape “Black Sun”
Krallice “Diotima”
Matthewdavid “Outmind”
Poly Styrene “Gen. Indigo”
Prefuse 73 “The Only She Moves”
Victims “A Dissident”

Cassettes
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Big Eyes
Girls Just Want To Have Fun “My Heart Isn’t A Place To Stay”
Tyvek (4 Different Ones, Actually)
Xander Harris “Contamination”

Book
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Cometbus: Quit…
Ignorant, Steve “Rest Is Propaganda”

Reviews
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Brain Killer Every Actual State Is Corrupt LP
(Deranged Records)
 
I’ve been trying to snag a copy of this record since it came out last month, but as soon as we open up the boxes, these get bought up almost instantly. Brain Killer is a hardcore band from Boston, MA that plays fast, crusty & extremely noisy (tons of whirling feedback!). Generally for this type of stuff I prefer a 7″ worth of material, but these dudes keep it interesting and varied through out enough where I can’t help but pay close attention. Hopefully you’ll have the privilege of being made deaf by Brain Killer in a basement somewhere soon. (FFO: Gauze, Disclose, Deathreat)
Playing in Hartford soon: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=198471190188258
[Reviewer: Josh]

Delayscape Morse Disco CD
(Anna Logue Records)

This came out late last year on a small import label dedicated to synth music (generally of a more pop variety – though not of the popular radio variety).  It’s a pretty excellent label and I may do a spotlight feature on it in the future.  For now, I’m letting you know about this excellent electro double disc set by Delayscape.  Delayscape lays down thick chunky (yes, the redundancy is necessary) synth lines with generally pulsating beats.  Elektro, even, with a Detroit techno influence.  Think of Legowelt or Drexciya or even DMX Krew. Jam.
[Reviewer: Rick]