Elvis Presley, Accept, The Cramps, Steve Reich, The Scene, The Nits, Melvins and the Chocolat soundtrack
The King Elvis Presley recorded his sixteenth album Elvis Now between 1969 and 1971. The single "Until It's Time for You to Go" / "We Can Make The Morning" reached the charts in the US and UK, while "Sylvia" became a hit for Elvis in Brazil. The record is available as a first pressing of 2500 individually numbered copies on solid yellow coloured vinyl. Balls to the wall represent one of the peaks of the German metal band Accept. The album was released during the golden age of metal and it established the band as one of the heaviest and most important bands of their time. Balls to the wall is available as a limited edition of 3000 individually numbered copies on silver metal (silver & black marbled) vinyl. The package includes a 4-page booklet. The garage punk band The Cramps sixth studio album Flamejob centers on the subjects sex, drugs and rock 'n roll. Most of the tracks clocking just beneath the 3 minutes and the album contains multiple covers. This record is available as a limited 25th-anniversary edition of 2000 individually numbered copies on flaming (orange & yellow swirled) vinyl. The package includes an insert.
As one of the great innovators, Steve Reich started playing around with tape loops while recording the sounds of rain, forming the basis of his ambitious project called "It's Gonna Rain". It's one of the pieces you'll find on his grand and epic Live/Electric Music record. Open is the fifth studio album by the legendary Dutch rock band The Scene. The title track became a fan favorite. This first-time release is available as a limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on red vinyl. The package includes an insert with lyrics. The Nits 1986 album Henk is considered as one of their best studio albums. The layered “Bike In Head” is some of their best-known songs, sunny and sparkling in every way possible. The album is a must-have for every Nits and pop music fan and available as a limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on transparent vinyl.
The Melvins can be classified as one of the most versatile bands. They recorded albums which mixed influences from blues, pop, metal, rock, grunge and doom music. Houdini, Stoner Witch, and Stag are now all available as limited editions on silver coloured vinyl. The music of the 2000 movie Chocolat is composed by Rachel Portman and the soundtrack includes "Minor Swing" from Django Reinhardt/Stéphane Grappelli and the 1936 jazz standard "Caravan" from Duke Ellington and Juan Tizol. This title is available as a limited World Chocolate Day (July 7) edition of 300 individually numbered copies on Ruby Chocolate (Pink) coloured vinyl.
The garage punk band The Cramps returned in 1994 with their sixth studio album Flamejob. Wild vocals from Lux Interior and the creepy guitar work from Poison Ivy marks one of their most energetic performances in quite a long time.
The popular and influential American rock band The Melvins recorded their eighth studio album Stag in 1996. A departure from their signature grunge style, the band explored new musical avenues on this record..
The influence Steve Reich had on contemporary music can hardly be put into words. This masterpiece in minimalist music is grand and epic. The two pieces were recorded live together under the title Live/Electric Music.
Balls to the wall represent one of the peaks of the German metal band Accept. Mind-blowing chord progressions and stylish solos mark the music on this record. Balls to the wall even charted in the Billboard 200 list.
The Nits 1986 album Henk is considered as one of their best studio albums. Three years after their highlight Omsk they recorded an album which is constructed by the use of samples and surrealistic sounds. "Port of Amsterdam" and "Bike in Head" are two examples of how their sounds changed during the years. The album was recorded as a three-piece because Michiel Peters (guitar) left the band.
The legend Elvis Presley recorded his sixteenth album Elvis Now during different sessions between 1969 and 1971. The single "Until It's Time for You to Go" / "We Can Make The Morning" reached the charts in the US and UK, while "Sylvia" became a hit for Elvis in Brazil.
Chocolat is the 2000 British-American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules) starring Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench and Johnny Depp. The music is composed by Rachel Portman and the soundtrack also includes "Minor Swing" from Django Reinhardt/Stéphane Grappelli and the 1936 jazz standard "Caravan" from Duke Ellington and Juan Tizol.
Open is the fifth studio album by the legendary Dutch rock band The Scene. The record was received as a masterpiece with personal rock and roll.
The true gods of the stoner underground music, The Melvins, released their album Stoner Witch in 1994. The album is one of their most successful efforts and an album where their musical capacities can be heard in the depth, powerful and experimental sound.