25th Of February 2011 Update (Reviews!)

25th of February 2011 Update of New and Key Restocked Items
at Redscroll Records

Reviews on the bottom!

LPs & 12″s
Adicts, The    “Sound Of Music (180 Gram)”
Bananas, The    “A Slippery Subject”
Bikini Kill    “Bikini Kill (Repress; + D/L)”
Chixdiggit!    “Safeways Here We Come”
Crowbar    “Sever The Wicked Hand (Ltd. Ed. 180 Gram 2LP)”
D.Y.S.    “Brotherhood”
Danava / Earthless / Lecherous Gaze    “Danava / Earthless / Lecherous Gaze (+ D/L /750)”
Dead Moon    “Dead Moon Night”
Deaf Center    “Owl Splinters (+ CD)”
Detroit Cobras, The    “Tied & True (PIC LP)”
Dismemberment Plan, The    “Emergency & I (+ D/L)”
Folded Shirt    “Folded Shirt (F/S)”
Fucking Wrath, The    “Terra Fire”
Ghost    “Opus Eponymous”
Gnaw    “This Face (+ D/L)”
Haack, Bruce “Farad” (Back In Stock)
Hated Youth / Roach Motel    “Hated Youth / Roach Motel”
Hold Steady, The    “Boys And Girls In America “
Instigators    “Live In Berlin (Recorded Live In Berlin)”
Iron Chic    “Not Like This”
King Khan & His Shrines    “Three Hairs And You’re Mine”
Libyans    “Discography”
Mamiffer / House Of Low Culture    “House Of Low Culture / Mamiffer (/500)”
Manifest Destiny    “Manifest Destiny”
Melvins    “Boris The Pervert”
Mercyful Fate    “Don’t Break The Oath (Reissue 180 Gram)”
Minott, Sugar    “Sheriff John Brown”
Napalm Death    “Utopia Banished (Reissue)”
No Statik    “We All Die In The End”
PJ Harvey    “To Bring You My Love (Import: Holland)”
PJ Harvey & John Parish    “A Woman A Man Walked By (Ltd. Ed. 180 Gram + D/L)”
Plant, Robert / Kraus, Alison     “Raising Sand (Robert Plant | Alison Kraus)”
Rage Against The Machine    “Evil Empire (180 Gram)”
Shellac    “At Action Park”
Skitkids    “Besoket Vid Krubban”
Skull Defekts, The    “Peer Amid”
Social Spit    “There’s No Place Like Home”
Soldiers Of Fortune    “Ball Strenth (Ltd. Ed. + D/L /1000)”
Teams Vs. Star Slinger    “Teams Vs. Star Slinger (Ltd. Ed. + D/L /2000)”
Throbbing Gristle    “20 Jazz Funk Greats (Reissue)” (The ones I got of this have a bent corner = Reduced Price/Cheap)
Toots & The Maytals    “Pressure Drop”
Turner, Frank    “Love, Ire & Song”
Turner, Frank    “Poetry Of The Deed (+ D/L)”
Various Artists    “West Indies Funk (2LP)”
Von Oswald, Moritz Trio    “Horizontal Structures”
Warpaint    “Shadows / Undertow (Javelin Remix)”
Warsaw (Joy Division)    “Warsaw (DMM Cutting; + Bonus Tracks)”
Wollard, Chris & The Ship Thieves    “Chris Wollard And The Ship Thieves (+ D/L)”
Xasthur    “Portal Of Sorrow (+ D/L /2000)”
Zombi     “Twilight Sentinel”

Hip-Hop LPs & 12″s
Big L    “Return Of The Devils Son (First Time Ever On Vinyl)”
J Dilla    “Ruff Draft Instrumentals”
Lau, Eric    “Quadrivium (Ltd. Ed. 20 Track LP From Eric Lau)”
Talib Kweli      “Gutter Rainbows (Multi-Color Vinyl)”

Electronic LPs & 12″s
Daedeuls    “Meanwhile…”
Rainbow Arabia    “Boys And Diamonds (+ CD)”
Stateless    “Matilda (Ltd. Ed. + D/L)”
Zarate, Morgan    “Hookid”

Big Eyes “Prefer…”
Big Soda “Paper…”
Buyer’s Remorse “A Thorough Analysis”
Culo “Toxic Vision”
Electric Voyage “Flight”
Incendiary / Suburban Scum
Iron Boots “Weight Of…”
Merdoso “In Silence”
Mighty Mighty Bosstones “Where’d You Go”
Miles Away “Memory”
New Found Glory “Don’t Let…”
Nothing To Nothing “To…”
Not Sorry “Our Choices”
OBN III’s “Now Way To Rock’N’Roll”
Outer Limit Recordings “$20 Bill”
Ritual “Kissing Pavement”
Sagan, Carl “A Glorious Dawn”
Sandwitches, The “Summer Of Love”
School Jerks
Simple Circuit “Boarded Up House”
Sinaloa / Catena Collapse
Social Spit “Psycho Ward”
Stick Together “No More Games”
Talk Is Poison “Rage To…”
These New Puritans “Swords Of Truth”
White, Jack “Fly Farm Blues”
Wollard, Chris & The Ship Theives

Demdike Stare “Tryptych (3xCD)”
How To Dress Well “Love Remains”
Madlib “Medicine Show #11: Lowbudget High…”
PJ Harvey “Let England Shake”
Red House Painters “Retrospective”
Saint Vitus “Mournful Cries”
Saint Vitus “Heavier Than Thou”
Scott-Heron, Gil & Jamie xx “We’re New Here”
Silkie “City Limits Vol. 1”
White Hills “White Hills”

Cassette Tapes
Caboladies / OneOhTrix Point Never
Ettinger, Dylan
Fresh Coats “A Train Wreck Named Desire”
Holter, Julia
Lust For Youth
Pulse Emitter
Seeno, Ken
Wanda Group
Waxahatchee / Chris Clavin

Back-Patches (Yea, we got some more finally.)


Deathrats Deathrats 
7″ (To Live A Lie)
 Deathrats is a female-fronted crusty hardcore band from DC, featuring members of His Hero Is Gone. This release includes 6 chaotic songs spitting pissed off lyrics about feminism and shitty attitudes. Originally recorded in 2009 but finally given a proper release this year, this 7″ is selling out fast. Get it while you can!
[Reviewer: Sean]

NNA TAPES (3 Reviews In One – In 3 Parts, Ha!)

 The quoted sections are summaries taken directly off of the NNA Tapes blog (there are also audio samples of everything there). All of these and more NNA Tapes can be found at the shop.
NNA006: Caboladies / Oneohtrix Point Never (split) c30
“This split unfolds as a singular and flowing journey. Caboladies reaches out to solar gods above while Oneohtrix Point Never wanders through the arid deserts of the mind and heart.”
The Caboladies side starts entirely tribal – like a fire ritual fueled by woodwinds (from the future?).  The pulse settles down and the percussive sounds disappear to leave you floating on the synths left behind. Blasts of noise intermittently enter beneath the created sound wall while synth stabs/bleeps/bloops/lazers enter above and then all retreat to a distance (though not completely).
The OneOhTrix Point Never side can definitely seen as a continuation to this release, but truthfully I found it to be its own animal.  His (0PN) reputation precedes him.  Search for reviews on “Returnal” and be barraged with results of praise.  His contribution here eclipses much of that release (“Returnal”) for me. Melodies upon melodies interspersed with spine tingling tones.

NNA007: Harmonizer (s/t) c30

“Harmonizer is the new duo of Burlington, Vermont residents Greg Davis (Kranky, Carpark, Autumn Records) and Toby Aronson (NNA Tapes, RATS COPS). Future world sample-driven electronic synthesis, heavy rhythms, and total harmonizer worship.”
True to the name (and the summary above), this brings the harmonizer worship.  Hypnotic flowing with stabs of melody and ethereal voices.  The second side will wake you up with a drum break and bagpipe samples – while still being totally hypnotic.  Walk on the clouds and dip your head in the electrified rain (excuse that nonsensical hyperbole).

NNA017: Lust For Youth “Bodies In Barrels” c23

“Swedish duo Lust For Youth produce two sides of barren serenity, settled in a thick, gaseous haze of industrial pollution. Beds of distant synth melodies wander through bleak noise textures and rhythms.”
Drones, yes.  Lust for Youth brings us an edge – crunch.  Dissonance.  Industrial drone, perhaps, but not like Delirium by any stretch; no new age spacey music.  Dwell in the dark corners and rest in melancholy.
[Reviewer: Rick]

Stick Together No More Games

7″ (BackToBack002)

Stick Together is a positive straight edge hardcore band from Wilkes-Barre, PA. Features members of War Hungry and Force Fed. They remind me a lot of Fired Up,  I would say this would also appeal to dudes into Lockin’ Out Records stuff. Tight release.
[Reviewer: Josh]