Releases – August 2021

Ordeal & Plight - Her Bones In Whispers - Black/White Vinyl

Ordeal & Plight – Her Bones In Whispers – Black/White Vinyl

Ordeal & Plight is a musical project with changing personnel from different European countries. On their sophomore album Her Bones in Whispers the collective manages to create a mesmerising trip with excursions into tense cinematic and drab soundscapes – matt black made audible.Her Bones in Whispers is an album to lie on the floor to. It is not written for parties or other amusements. Neither is it a background soundtrack. It is a record for the single individual in acontemplative ...
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Flame, Dear Flame - Aegis - CDD

Flame, Dear Flame – Aegis – CDD

In the year 2017 in the north-central German city of Brunswick, the covenant of FLAME, DEAR FLAME was invoked. Providing a staggering take on the most epic form of what can loosely be categorized as Doom Metal, FLAME, DEAR FLAME manage to fuse a sonic palette that features delicate, melancholy sections of clean guitars and restrained percussion with monumental, crushing epic doom. On their debut album “Aegis”, FLAME, DEAR FLAME have erected a truly distinct sound, characterized by the stirring ...
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Netherbird - Arete - CD

Netherbird – Arete – CD

On “Arete”, NETHERBIRD melodic black/death metal that has become their hallmark. It is deeply rooted in the Scandinavian underground legacy, yet delivered with a strong sense of feel and urgency, allowing these tracks to exude the confidence and songwriting prowess of a band at the peak of their craft. The album itself is the third installment ofthe trilogy that started on “The Grander Voyage” and continued on “Into the Vast Uncharted”. The journey has come to its completion with this ...
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Ekphrasis - Weird Interbreeding - CD

Ekphrasis – Weird Interbreeding – CD

French progressive rock band EKPHRASIS, based in the south of France, EKPHRASIS is a progressive metal band created in 2020 by Benjamin Savariau.With diverse influences, EKPHRASIS Brings together musicians from various musical backgrounds (fusion, metal, soul, jazz, etc.) taken on the challenge of mixing all the styles that come their way. Musical research has always been at the center of the group’s concerns in order to find a place for itself in the international metal scene.TRACK LISTING1. Whispers from Erebos2. Breaking Colours3. I’d never ...
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Martin Melendez Power Trio - I Have A Dream - CD

Martin Melendez Power Trio – I Have A Dream – CD

Influenced by Afro-Cuban rhythms, blues and neo-soul, the musicians take their listeners on a journey through jazz, referring to different cultures, such as Chinese, Cuban and Venezuelan.About the artistMartín Meléndez was born in 1982 in Moscow, in the former Soviet Union, when his Cuban parents were studying there. Within a year he went to live in Havana, Cuba, where he stayed until after having studied music, especially the cello, at the Amadeo Conservatory and the Higher Institute of Art. He now lives in ...
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Captain Accident - Bad Press - CD

Captain Accident – Bad Press – CD

Bad Press is the 4th self-produced album from Cardiff’s multi-instrumentalist Reggae artist Captain Accident. It follows on from the 2016 release “Wake & Break” (Clumsy Productions) which propelled the Captain and his touring band to new heights having been invited to tour across the UK 3 years in a row with the legendary Toots & the Maytals.Bad Press contains 10 tracks of Reggae & Ska with a definite rock undertone. Soaring twin guitar solos, luscious vocal harmonies and an infectious ...
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Pharaoh - The Powers That Be - CD

Pharaoh – The Powers That Be – CD

The wait is over! Pharaoh returns with their first album in nine years, The Powers That Be!Long-running American metallers Pharaoh emerge with The Powers That Be, a nine-song offering of challenging melodic metal featuring a guest solo from Voivod’s Daniel “Chewy” Mongrain!Nearly 25 years ago, drummer Chris Black (High Spirits) conceived Pharaoh at a party while listening to Saxon. Shortly thereafter, he emailed one his fellow metal ‘zine writers, Matt Johnsen, selling him on the idea. At the time, Black ...
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Pharaoh - The Powers That Be - Vinyl

Pharaoh – The Powers That Be – Vinyl

The wait is over! Pharaoh returns with their first album in nine years, The Powers That Be!Long-running American metallers Pharaoh emerge with The Powers That Be, a nine-song offering of challenging melodic metal featuring a guest solo from Voivod’s Daniel “Chewy” Mongrain! Nearly 25 years ago, drummer Chris Black (High Spirits) conceived Pharaoh at a party while listening to Saxon. Shortly thereafter, he emailed one his fellow metal ‘zine writers, Matt Johnsen, selling him on the idea. At the time, ...
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Fantastic Fellinis, The - Introducing The Fantastic Fellinis - Vinyl

Fantastic Fellinis, The – Introducing The Fantastic Fellinis – Vinyl

Evoking the reverberating vocals of a Motown hit, funky grooves of a ‘70s exploitation cinema soundtrack, and tight fuzz guitars of a garage punk freakout, THE FANTASTIC FELLINIS are an ultrasonic mod/soul pop explosion! Originating from the staremblazoned, sleaze‐worn sidewalks of Hollywood, California, the FELLINIS’ sound storms in with a blend of vintage vibes and modern pop sensibilities.When songwriter/musician Kenneth Wessel (KISS KISS BANG BANG, THE BEAT KILLERS, ELECTRIC MIND MACHINE) was tasked to create a music score for the ...
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Strays, The - Cool Your Jets - CD

Strays, The – Cool Your Jets – CD

2nd album by popular and busy band.TRACKLIST…..1. Silence is Golden2. Cool Your Jets3. Hold Your Own4. Snap Out Of It5. Heyyyyy6. M.O.A.N.7. Didn’t Wanna Know8. Who’s Crazy Now?9. Fred Batt10. I’m On A Roll11. The House Always Wins12. Book Of Joe 4:14-21GENRE: Rock N Roll/Rockabilly/PsychobillyBARCODE: 703694889653 ...
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Underwater Sleep Orchestra - The Night And Other Sunken Dreams - CD

Underwater Sleep Orchestra – The Night And Other Sunken Dreams – CD

Underwater Sleep Orchestra is a new project by Pär Boström of Cities Last Broadcast/Kammarheit, and Bruce Moallem of God Body Disconnect. Two friends diving deep into the dreamworld to excavate dreams and music. The album is presented as two different dreams from the same night. One a nightmarish journey within blurry worlds and the other a nostalgic dream about things real and unreal. Both carefully expressed through synthesizers and pedals, cassette experiments and field recordings. All music finally processed through ...
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Dead Melodies - Fabled Machines Of Old - CDD

Dead Melodies – Fabled Machines Of Old – CDD

The old bard sat muttering by the hearth in the creaky wooden tavern. His table a scatter of maps, aged leather-bound books and unravelled scrolls lit only by the flicker of candlelight and occasional fizz of embers when drawing on his pipe. Once a chronicler to the kings of old and trusted advisor in the great war, his grey, ragged demeanour concealed a regal past of breaking fast at the finest tables across the land. The second age of the ...
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West End - West End - CD

West End – West End – CD

Nashville-born producer and songwriter Kirk Beasley, now working from Ireland, brings together his old friends from Nashville — session veterans Bobby Ogdin, Bruce Dees, and Travis Turk — with new Irish friends, Tom Shinny and Jason Duffy, to create this transatlantic progressive rock offering. The ten songs (penned by members of the band) cover a wide range of topics: the shifting landscape of truth, the ever-changing music scene, war, gun violence, love, the price of celebrity … and did we ...
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West End - West End - Vinyl

West End – West End – Vinyl

Nashville-born producer and songwriter Kirk Beasley, now working from Ireland, brings together his old friends from Nashville — session veterans Bobby Ogdin, Bruce Dees, and Travis Turk — with new Irish friends, Tom Shinny and Jason Duffy, to create this transatlantic progressive rock offering. The ten songs (penned by members of the band) cover a wide range of topics: the shifting landscape of truth, the ever-changing music scene, war, gun violence, love, the price of celebrity … and did we ...
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Griselda - Reno Nevada - CD

Griselda – Reno Nevada – CD

What do Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley have in common? Their sidemen played on Griselda’s album Reno Nevada. Eclectic, engaging, charming, haunting, innovative, lovely, edgy, and romantic are all words that describe this remarkable recording project — and its remarkable artist, Griselda.Reno Nevada contains covers of classic songs written by Richard Fariña, Randy VanWarmer,and Lowell George, with four original songs and the traditional Irish classic “Curragh of Kildare.”1. Reno Nevada 3:312. Ten Miles Out of Limerick 5:233. Just When I Needed You ...
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