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Fu Manchu

Fu Manchu

Gigantoid

At The Dojo

After almost 25 years together, Scott Hill and company return with their first full-length album in close to five years.  Features a slightly more primitive, raw and ultra fuzzed-out sound than previous releases.

Jack Ruby

Jack Ruby

Hit and Run

Saint Cecilia Knows

“Jack Ruby occupy a place right between early seventies street rock, post Roxy/Hawkwind synthesis and the future sound of Punk and No Wave.”  Jon Savage.

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Withered Hand

New Gods

Fortuna POP!

The eleven meditations on love, fidelity and transience therein see Willson’s songwriting hit dizzying heights: by turns confessional and melancholy, raucous and life-affirming; his trademark dark humour turned down a wee notch; life, in all its many facets, turned up to full.

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Public Image Limited

This is PiL

PiL Official

“This Is PiL sees a shape-shifting band that has now evolved into a mischievous and settled four-piece. ” The Quietus

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Dokken

Breaking the Chains

Rock Candy

DURING THE 80S Dokken were riding a wave of success that had them bracketed in the same league as heavy hitters like Mötley Crüe, Quiet Riot, the Scorpions and Ratt.

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Dokken

Tooth and Nail

Rock Candy

It’s said that some of the greatest music is created through acrimony and conflict.

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Dokken

Under Lock And Key

Rock Candy

NO MATTER how hard they tried, the feuding principals of Dokken, that’s vocalist Don Dokken and guitarist extraordinaire George Lynch , failed to impede the band’s commercial progress.

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The Fauns

Lights

Invada

“finds them imbued with new purpose- see the instrumental squalls which punctuate album stand-out ‘Seven Hours’, or the interlocking guitar figures of ‘4AM’, resonating with the atmospheric tendencies of the XX.”

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Wire

Change Becomes Us

Pink Flag

“It seemed like a good idea at the time…,” begins the explanation of Wire’s original motivation for ‘Change Becomes Us’

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Michael Katon

Hard On! (The Boogie)

Mystic Records

“considered one of the world’s finest exponents of power blues rock. It is his dirty boogie style, hoarse vocals and hard-hitting riffs that have helped Katon win popularity with fans of hard rock and metal music as well as blues fans.”

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Donnie Vie

Goodbye : Enough Z’nuff

Livewire / Cargo Records

“recorded on 2013’s ‘Magical History Tour’ and features many of the EZN trademark classics. The accompanying DVD captures Donnie and Baz Francis (Magic Eight Ball) on the tour”

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Band of Holy Joy

Easy Listening

Exotic Pylon

“a defiantly old –school manifesto – a beautiful kick-ass collection of brilliantly sculpted, profoundly resonant, captivating, thrilling, devastating SONGS”

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Bass Clef

Acid Tracts

Alter

“In hindsight I’m not 100% sure how I made some of these tracks, of which noises came from what, of which cables went where, et cetera,” he recalls. “I do remember it, though, as a special weekend of total solitude and immersion, with the moon rising high and shining bright into the studio windows.”

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Sleaford Mods

Austerity Dogs

Harbinger Sound

Born out of part frustration and part accident, it quickly found its feet as an aggressive verbal onslaught on all that is contrived and connected to the day-to-day hammer of low paid employment and domestic situations arising from that trap.

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Goat

Live Ballroom Ritual

Rocket

“They’re truly representing the Muslim, Haitian and, um, Hogwarts population of Sweden.” - NME, 14/12/13

 

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Burial

Rival Dealer

Hyperdub

Comprised of three new pieces with a total running time of 28 minutes, available on 180g 12″ vinyl, jewel-case CD, and digital download.

 

Withered Hand's 'New Gods' "Sardonic, Wistful, always finely wrought songs" MOJO

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Highlights:

 

  • Glen Campbell – Ghost on the Canvas (Surfdog)
  • Journey – Revelation (Frontiers)
  • Burial – Untrue (Hyperdub)
  • White Stripes – White Blood Cells (Sympathy for the Record Industry)
  • Goat – World Music (Rocket Recordings)
  • Public Image Limited – This is P.i.L. (PiL Official)
  • Public Service Broadcast – Inform Educate & Entertain (Test Card Recordings)
  • Pains of Being Heart – Self Titled (Fortuna POP!)

 

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  • Digital & physical retail distribution and marketing
  • Product management & planning

 

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