22-06-2018

NEW RELEASES WEEK 25

(the) Melvins, Barry Reynolds and What Am I To Do?




Stoners and Stags

The true gods of the stoner underground music, the Melvins, released some of their most popular titles during the roaring 90s. On from the early days of the Melvins guitarist Buzz Osborne and drummer Dale Crover created some influential pieces and are releasing records on a yearly basis.  Their album Stoner Witch dates from 1994 and is an album where their musical capacities can be heard in the depth of their powerful and experimental songs. Blending the sound from their earlier recordings with some ambient and hardcore influences. Their eight studio album Stag doesn't sound like anything they recorded before. On this album they're experimenting with different techniques. Weird, heavy & beautiful are keywords for this record.

Another fine release dates back from the early 80s. The period in which Barry Reynolds released his first and only solo album I Scare Myself. The album consists of both his own material as covers from other artists. His music is a great mix of singer-songwriter material and reggae music. The album is available as a limited first pressing of 1.000 individually numbered copies on yellow vinyl.

The last release is What Am I To Do?, a collection of ground-breaking songs by Jamaican record producer Harry Zephaniah Johnson, better known as Harry J.  The title track by Tony Scott is the most famous song that can be found on this album. This mono recording is available as a limited edition of 750 copies on orange colored vinyl.
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VARIOUS ARTISTS - WHAT AM I TO DO? (MONO)
The Jamaican reggae record producer Harry Zephaniah Johnson, better known under his stage-name Harry J, started working as a producer at the end of the 60s. He combined some of his recordings on the 1970 album What Am I To Do?. 
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Mono recording
  • Limited edition of 750 copies on orange colored vinyl
Exclusive
BARRY REYNOLDS - I SCARE MYSELF

Barry Reynolds earned his reputation in the 60s when he was working as a key session player in the Compass Point Allstars. It meant the start of his collaborations with among other Marianne Faithfull and Robert Palmer.  

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes "I Scare Myself" and "Broken English"
  • Limited first pressing of 1.000 individually numbered copies on Yellow vinyl
MELVINS - STONER WITCH
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. 
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold Sleeve
MELVINS - STAG

The immense popular and influential American rock band The Melvins recorded their eight studio album Stag in 1996 and it doesn't sound like anything they recorded before!  

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes Insert

22-06-2018