08-02-2019

Memorial Trip into Unknown Territory

Jerry Cantrell, Solomon Burke, Don Drummond, Brother Dan All Stars, Fruupp, Bomb the Bass', Gabriel Rios, Son Mieux, Rick Springfield and Social Distortion

Degradation Trip is the second solo-album by Alice in Chains' lead guitarist Jerry Cantrell. Jerry locked himself in his house to write 25 songs, all about different parts from his life. The expanded limited edition consists of all the material he recorded during this sessions. Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2 is available as a limited edition of 2000 individually numbered copies on coloured (yellow, solid red & black mixed) vinyl. The package includes a 12-page booklet. If You Need Me is an early Solomon Burke album, named after its opening cut. It contains 12 songs he recorded during the period 1959-1962. The single “If You Need Me”, originally written and recorded by Wilson Pickett, reached number 2 in the R&B charts. Don Drummond became famous as one of the original members of the instrumental ska band The Skatalites. The so-called Memorial Album illustrated how Drummond's talent would change the future of Trojan Records. This release is available as a limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on orange coloured vinyl. Robert "Dandy" Livingstone was one of the major influences in the spectacular rise of the same Trojan label. Let's Catch The Beat consists of some of the best work he recorded before the end of the 1970s. On the album, which is credited as Brother Dan All Stars, he brought the reggae rhythms with a British flavour. Let's Catch The Beat is available as a limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on orange coloured vinyl.

The North Irish progressive rock band Fruupp released their concept album The Prince of Heaven's Eyes in 1974. They were inspired by the Genesis sound and combined these influences in their rock, folk and classical music. Bomb the Bass' second album Unknown Territory was a venture into the progressive dance music. "Winter in July" was the album's single hit, peaking at number 7 in the UK charts. They were one of the first acts to bring sample-based music and scratching to a mainstream audience. Unknown Territory is available as a limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on coloured (green & black swirled) vinyl. The package includes a mini-poster. Gabriel Rios started to release one single a month in October 2013, ending a year later by releasing the 12-track album This Marauder's Midnight. Singles like “Madstone”, “Apprentice”, ”Police Sounds” and especially the incredible ”Gold”, the first song that he presented to the general public, were released during the year. The album is available as a first pressing of 500 individually numbered copies on coloured (silver & black mixed) vinyl.

Son Mieux is a collective formed around Dutch singer-songwriter & producer Camiel Meiresonne. He was once the keyboard player in Soul Sister Dance Revolution and in his younger years frontman of All Missing Pieces. In 2017 and 2018 the band took their time to write and recording the debut album Faire de Son Mieux. This release is available as a limited first pressing of 500 individually numbered copies on white vinyl. The package includes 5 exclusive inserts with song lyrics and photos. Working Class Dog is the fifth studio album by Australian rock musician Rick Springfield, originally released in 1981. The album was certified Platinum in America and eventually sold over three million copies. It produced Springfield's biggest career hit with the #1 million-selling smash hit "Jessie's Girl". The album is available as a limited edition of 1.000 copies on coloured (black & white mixed) vinyl. Social Distortion's self-titled album turned out to be their best-known work and would come to spawn the most hits, with singles "Ball And Chain", "Story Of My Life" and the Johnny Cash cover "Ring Of Fire". The release is available as a limited edition of 2500 individually numbered copies on blue and silver swirled vinyl.

It's almost Valentine's Day, so we like to know from you, our dearest followers, what your love for vinyl means to you. Just write down a poem up to 4 lines in which you describe your love for vinyl records. The person with the most beloved poem wins a copy of our upcoming Notting Hill soundtrack. This record is available on vinyl for the first time and the gatefold sleeve contains a spot varnish with Hugh Grant on front. To make this Valentine complete, it's pressed on transparent red vinyl. You can participate by going to our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter page and write down a reply underneath our post about this contest. The competition will close February 10th and the winner will be announced the next day.

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RICK SPRINGFIELD - WORKING CLASS DOG

Working Class Dog is the fifth studio album by Australian rock musician Rick Springfield, originally released in 1981. The album was certified Platinum in America and eventually sold over three million copies. It produced Springfield's biggest career hit with the #1 million-selling smash hit "Jessie's Girl".    

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Featuring The Classic No 1 hit single "Jessie's Girl"
  • Includes insert
  • Limited edition of 1.000 numbered copies on coloured (black & white swirled) vinyl
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SON MIEUX - FAIRE DE SON MIEUX

Son Mieux is a collective formed around Dutch singer, songwriter & producer Camiel Meiresonne. By combining folk, indie and electronic music, he manages to create a unique sound and to process the expressions of his personality in his music. Single 'Even' became 3FM Megahit, debut EP 'Vice Versa' (2016) was streamed more than 6 million times and the song 'Easy' was used under major advertising campaigns from ING, McDonalds and Deezer.         

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • 5 exclusive inserts with song lyrics and photos
  • The debut album featuring "Everyday", "Old Love" and "Leads"
  • Limited first pressing of 500 individually numbered copies on white vinyl
FRUUPP - THE PRINCE OF HEAVEN’S EYES
The North Irish progressive rock band Fruupp released their third album The Prince of Heaven's Eyes in 1974. It is a beautifully presented, well-balanced and stunningly original story. Inspired by the Genesis sound they created an melodic and structured piece of music, combining rock with folk and classical influences. The album centered around the impressive keyboard work by Stephen Houston.             
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
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GABRIEL RIOS - THIS MARAUDER’S MIDNIGHT
Gabriel Rios started to release one single each month in October 2013, ending a year later by releasing the 12 track album This Marauder's Midnight. Singles like "Madstone", "Apprentice", "Police Sounds" and especially the incredible "Gold", the first song that he presented to the general public, were released during the year. These raw songs layers the lyrics and shows how he's able to use his voice in different ways.    
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Including printed innersleeve
  • Part of the Brewed in Belgium series
  • First pressing of 500 individually numbered copies on coloured (silver & black mixed) vinyl
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DON DRUMMOND - MEMORIAL ALBUM
Don Drummond became famous as one of the original members of the instrumental ska band The Skatalites. The different musicians, who never seem to be out of the Jamaican Hit Parade, bring you 12 numbers packed with the infectious West Indian beat which will make you want to dance and keep on dancing. The so-called Memorial Album illustrated how Drummond's talent would change the future of Trojan.  
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on orange coloured vinyl
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BROTHER DAN ALL STARS - LET’S CATCH THE BEAT
Robert "Dandy" Livingstone was one of the major influences in the spectacular rise of Trojan Records. Let's Catch The Beat consists of some his best work he recorded before the end of the 1970s. Credited as the Brother Dan All Stars he brought the reggae rhythms with a British flavour.   
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on orange coloured vinyl
SOLOMON BURKE - IF YOU NEED ME
If You Need Me is an early Solomon Burke album, named after its opening cut. It contains 12 songs he recorded during the period 1959-1962. The single "If You Need Me" became a huge success, originally written and recorded by Wilson Pickett.               
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
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SOCIAL DISTORTION - SOCIAL DISTORTION
Social Distortion's third eponymous album from 1990 turned out to be their best-known work and would come to spawn the most hits, with singles "Ball And Chain", "Story Of My Life" and the Johnny Cash cover "Ring Of Fire". It mixed Punk with Rockabilly, Blues & Country, and split the difference between Rockabilly and Ramones-style Punk.                 
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Including Insert
  • Limited edition of 2.500 numbered copies on coloured (blue and silver swirled) vinyl
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BOMB THE BASS - UNKNOWN TERRITORY
Bomb the Bass' second album Unknown Territory was a venture into the progressive dance music. "Winter in July" was the album's single hit, peaking at number 7 in the UK charts. This ten songs shows how they developed to a band who integrated different aspects from electronic music in their hip-hop sounds.           
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Including mini poster
  • Feat. the hit singles "Winter In July", "Dune Buggy Attack" & "Love So True"
  • Limited edition of 1.000 individually numbered copies on coloured (green & black swirled) vinyl
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JERRY CANTRELL - DEGRADATION TRIP VOLUMES 1 & 2
Degradation Trip is the second solo-album by Alice in Chains lead guitarist Jerry Cantrell. The musical rhythms are comparable to his former band, but the shorter songs are balanced with long prog rock epics. For those who loved the band's slow and doomy riffs this is a massive two hour voyage through whatever Cantrell could dig up. The expanded limited (1&2) edition consists of all the material he recorded in the Degradation Trip sessions. 
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • 10MM slipcase
  • The complete session
  • First time on vinyl
  • Including 12-page booklet
  • One off pressing
  • Limited edition of 2.000 individually numbered copies on Yellow, Solid Red & Black mixed coloured vinyl

08-02-2019