25-05-2018

NEW RELEASES WEEK 21

Terry Callier, Johnny Winter, Arid, Osibisa, Gare Du Nord, Claw Boys Claw, Herman Brood and John Williams


It's a week packed with an eclectic mix of releases, starting with the American jazz/soul/folk guitarist Terry Callier, who released his fifth studio album Fire On Ice in 1978. The album contains nine passionate songs. Callier recorded the album with a number of well-known artists, including Minnie Riperton, Cynthia Wright, Eddie Harris and Larry Wade. 

We take a step further back in time to the Woodstock festival which was held in 1969. The energetic blues-rock giant Johnny Winter performed 8 covers by blues heroes Chuck Berry, BB King and Bo Diddley. The Woodstock Experience Live package includes an insert with liner notes and is available on vinyl for hte first time.

The new wave of British heavy metal started back in the late 70's. One of the bands who is significant with that sound is the band Saracen. Their debut album Heroes, Saints & Fools is not only an effort to control metal, but also shows their progressive side. The album is available as a limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on red vinyl.

During the early days of Belgian rock band Aridled by Jasper Steverlinck, changed their heavy metal sound to a more pop/rock-based approach on debut album Little Things of Venom. The album was originally released in 1999 and is now available on vinyl for the first time, including bonus track "Soiree". The first pressing of 500 individually numbered copies is available on transparent red vinyl. 

The Ghanaian Afrobeat band Osibisa released their sixth studio album Welcome Home in 1975. The African and Caribbean musicians recorded a catchy fusion of jazz, funk, rock, Latin and music from their own continents. The album is available as a first pressing of 750 individually numbered copies on coloured vinyl.

Dutch jazz duo Gare Du Nord released their seventh studio album Rendezvous 8:02 in 2012. It has become a famed record in which urban jazz effortlessly meets with ancient blues while they still keeps on swinging. Just pick one of the 1.000 individually numbered copies on transparent blue vinyl. 

Another Dutch classic is the album $uga(r) by rock and roll band Claw Boys Claworiginally released in 1992. The first single from the album, "Rosie", made it to the charts and is still their best known track. The album is available as a limited first pressing of 750 individually numbered copies on white vinyl.  

And last but not least from the Dutch lowlands is a limited 40th anniversary edition of Herman Brood & His Wild Romance's Shpritz, available as 750 individually numbered copies on transparent green vinyl.

The soundtrack of the week is the Spielberg classic The Adventures of Tintin with a score by John Williamsavailable on vinyl for the first time. The 2 LP-set includes printed inner sleeves, 3 post cards and an exclusive litho. The gatefold jacket contains a unique rainbow laminate effect. The limited edition of 2.000 copies is available on transparent blue and gold mixed vinyl.

Exclusive
HERMAN BROOD & HIS WILD ROMANCE - SHPRITSZ
Shpritsz is the second studio album by the Dutch rock and roll group Herman Brood & His Wild Romance. The Dutch true rock 'n' roll star recorded the album during the most successful period of his career.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes 4 page insert
  • Remastered audio
  • Includes the hits "Saturday Night" & "R & Roll Junkie"
  • Limited 40th Anniversary Edition of 750 individually numbered copies on transparent green vinyl
TERRY CALLIER - FIRE ON ICE
The American Jazz, soul and folk guitarist Terry Callier released his fifth studio album in 1978. On the album, Callier delivers nine songs with his usual combination of thoughtfulness, emotion and passion. His powerful lyrics and  effective music plays a huge part in the nine songs which this albums consist about. 
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Including insert
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ARID - LITTLE THINGS OF VENOM
The Belgian rock band Arid is led by the guitarist Jasper Steverlinck and since their formation in 1995 they're diving into the musical world of artists like Jeff Buckley, Pearl Jam and Robert plant. The musical diversity took them from the heavy metal of their first year to a rock-based approach on debut album Little Things of Venom. 
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Available on vinyl for the first time
  • Debut album by Arid feat. Jasper Steverlinck
  • Includes the singles  "Life", "Believer" & "Too Late Tonight" + bonus track "Soiree"
  • First pressing of 500 individually numbered copies on transparent red vinyl
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GARE DU NORD - RENDEZVOUS 8:02
The Dutch-Belgian jazz band duo Gare Du Nord released their seventh studio album Rendezvous 8:02 in 2012. Since their formation at the beginning of this century they released a list of jazz and blues albums in which they show the listener how much fun they have creating their musical pieces. 
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Featuring the Legendary Robert Johnson on "Pablo's Blues 2012"
  • Limited edition of 1.000 individually numbered copies on transparent blue vinyl
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CLAW BOYS CLAW - $UGA(R)
The Dutch rock and roll band Claw Boys Claw released their sixth studio album $uga(r) in 1992. It's one of their most successful albums when you're looking to the commercial side of their career.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • First time on Vinyl, includes "Rosie"
  • Limited first pressing of 750 individually numbered copies on White vinyl
Exclusive
OSIBISA - WELCOME HOME
The Ghanaian Afrobeat band Osibisa released their sixth studio album Welcome Home in 1975. Since their formation in 1969 they played an important role in bringing the world music to a bigger audience. 
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • First pressing of 750 individually numbered copies on coloured vinyl
JOHNNY WINTER - THE WOODSTOCK EXPERIENCE (LIVE)
During the Woodstock festival held in 1969 performances by different artists were recorded live, among them the energetic blues-rock giant Johnny Winter
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Available on vinyl for the first time
  • Winter's 8-song Woodstock 1969 Set in its entirety on 2LPs
  • Includes Insert with liner notes


At The Movies
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK - THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN (JOHN WILLIAMS)
With the production of the movie The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn the collaboration between director Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams got into a new chapter. A chapter which Williams fills with fascinating compositions on an adventurous ride.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • PVC protective sleeve
  • Including printed innersleeves, 3 post cards and an exclusive Litho
  • Music composed by John Williams
  • Grammy Nomination for Best Score
  • Unique rainbow laminate effect on jacket + secret inscriptions in run-out groove
  • Limited edition of 2000 copies on transparent blue and gold mixed vinyl
Exclusive
SARACEN - HEROES, SAINTS & FOOLS
The new wave of British heavy metal started back in the late 70's and one of the bands who stood the test of time is the band Saracen. Their debut album Heroes, Saints & Fools is not only an effort to control the metal, but also an album on which the progressive music can be heard. 
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Includes 2 bonus tracks
  • Limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on red vinyl

25-05-2018