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Indie Exclusive * Junior Walkers debut album on Motowns subsidiary label Soul. Includes the eponymous single, which reached #1 on the US R&B Singles chart for four weeks and peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100. The group had several more hit songs, including What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) (also #1 R&B) and a cover of The Supremes song Come See About Me.
Jr. Walker & The All-Stars - Shotgun [RSD Essential Audiophile LP]
$32.99
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RSD Essential 043 * Includes 4 Bonus Tracks* Celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Neighbourhood's debut album "I Love You." with the new 180g 2-LP exclusively at Independent Record Stores as an RSD Essentials title. The new edition includes bonus tracks from the EPs "Thank You" and "I'm Sorry..." as well as the bands hit songs "Sweater Weather" and Afraid.

The Neighbourhood - I Love You [RSD Essential 2LP]
$44.99
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Celebrate the 5th anniversary of Leon Bridges Grammy-winning album Good Thing. The limited-edition title features a custard color variant, the original track list, and a bonus track Naomi originally released on the 2018 Japan Edition. Good Thing was nominated for Best R&B Album, and the track Bet Aint Worth The Hand won Best Traditional R&B Performance at the 2019 Grammy Awards.

Leon Bridges - Good Thing [RSD Essential Custard LP]
$31.99
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Indie Exclusive * From the rock and roll revolutionary responsible for hits like Great Balls of Fire and Whole Lotta Shakin Going On comes a collection of remastered rare stereo mixes from the Sun Records archive. Jerry Lee Lewis, considered one of the last standing original rock and roll stars when he passed away in 2022, rocks and rolls his way through multi-track takes of songs like Money and Ramblin Rose, featuring his versions of hits like Whatd I Say and Be Bop A Lula.
Jerry Lee Lewis - Killer In Stereo: Good Rockin' Tonight [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Milky Clear w/Black Ice Splatter LP]
$34.99
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Indie Exclusive * Before his massive country pop success in the 1970s, Charlie Rich got his start at Sun Records, playing piano to accompany his velvety voice. Hear early Charlie Rich as he has never been heard before: this collection features rare, multi-track stereo mixes remastered from the Sun Records archives. Saccharine sentimentality meets brooding blues on tracks like Sittin and Thinkin, Midnite Blues, and more as Rich develops his signature sound that would later earn him multiple number-one hits.
Charlie Rich - I Hear Those Blues: Rich In Stereo [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Ultra Clear w/Sea Blue Splatter LP]
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Indie Exclusive * Rock Konducta is the fifth installment in Madlibs Beat Konducta series. Previous entries include: Beat Konducta : Movie Scenes, Beat Konducta: in India, Beat Konducta: Dil Cosby and Dil Withers Suites and Beat Konducta in Africa. Rock Konducta grabs its source material from various worldwide rock scenes from the 60s through the 80s, from American psychedelia to Germanys krautrock to acid-soaked Spanish prog to synthy, early-80s oddities. Tied together by Madlibs unique sensibility, these scenes coalesce into a new whole. Who knew that rock music sounded like this? Well, theres one obvious answer to that question.
Madlib - Rock Konducta Pt. 2 [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Smoke LP]
$27.99
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Indie Exclusive * Rock Konducta is the fifth installment in Madlibs Beat Konducta series. Previous entries include: Beat Konducta : Movie Scenes, Beat Konducta: in India, Beat Konducta: Dil Cosby and Dil Withers Suites and Beat Konducta in Africa. Rock Konducta grabs its source material from various worldwide rock scenes from the 60s through the 80s, from American psychedelia to Germanys krautrock to acid-soaked Spanish prog to synthy, early-80s oddities. Tied together by Madlibs unique sensibility, these scenes coalesce into a new whole. Who knew that rock music sounded like this? Well, theres one obvious answer to that question.
Madlib - Rock Konducta Pt. 1 [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Clear LP]
$27.99
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Indie Exclusive * John Illa J Yancey, younger brother of late, great genius producer James Yancey (aka Jay Dee, J Dilla), is currently completing his debut album for Delicious Vinyl. With the multi-talented Illa J rhyming and singing over a treasure trove of previously untouched Jay Dee gems, the project represents both a full-circle collaboration and a whole new beginning in the story of the musically exceptional Yancey brothers. When Jay Dee passed away from complications relating to lupus in February 2006, he left behind an extraordinary legacy of production work, including hits for Common, Janet Jackson, and Busta Rhymes. One mother lode of previously untouched beats dates from his time working on the Pharcydes sophomore album Labcabincalifornia (1995). As DV owner and founder Michael Ross explains, From 95 through 98 Jay Dee was my go-to guy for hot beats and remixes. He was always making beats, always. So there was a select amount of tracks that he composed for me during that time, tracks as good as anything hed done, only they never got used. When I finally met Illa J last year, I gave him a CD containing those unreleased beats. It was a case of pure serendipity, since 21-year-old Illa J had just relocated to Los Angeles and constructed a studio built around Jay Dees own recording equipment, dubbing it Yancey Boy Studios in tribute to their fraternal bond. Dilla was twelve years older than me, Illa J says. So back in the day in Detroit I was just a little kid, sitting on the stairs in our house, watching him make those first beats for Slum Village. So I always felt my brothers tracks and had an instinct for what I wanted to do over them. When Illa J set to work in early 2008 on recording the album, the project flowed quickly as he entered the proverbial cant-miss zone. As Illa J says, One of the things I learned from my brother is that you dont get that much time, so make the most of it. Thats why Ive decided to dedicate my life to doing what I love: music. To work with Delicious, the label that released those hits my brother made with The Pharcyde (Runnin and Drop) is really special. Michael Ross says, Illa J can write, sing, play instruments and rap. Not just a little bit of each, hes really the complete package! And anyone who loves Jay Dees music is going to flip out when they hear what Illa Js been laying down. For over a decade these beats have been waiting in the vault for this moment. Its like Jay Dee made these tracks with an extrasensory purpose, so that Illa J could make this album. There is no question that this is exactly what they were meant for. These beats belong to Illa J, theyre his birthright, and I really believe Jay Dee would be proud of what his brother is doing.
Illa J - Yancey Boys [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Coke Bottle Clear 2LP]
$32.99
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Indie Exclusive * First time on colored vinyl * Chemistry is the first collaborative studio album by Black Moon front man Buckshot and producer 9th Wonder. It was originally released on June 21, 2005 through Duck Down Music as a part of the label's "Triple Threat Campaign", preceded by Sean Price's Monkey Barz and followed by Smif-N-Wessun's Reloaded. Production was handled entirely by 9th Wonder and features guest appearances from Keisha Shontelle, Little Brother's Big Pooh & Phonte, Joe Scudda, L.E.G.A.C.Y., Sean Price and O.G.C.'s Starang Wondah. This will be the first time the record has been pressed since the original pressing in 2005.
9th Wonder & Buckshot - Chemistry [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Clear w/Red Splatter 2LP]
$41.99
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Indie Exclusive * First time on colored vinyl * Amidst much anticipation from collectors, record stores, and DJs alike, the repress of Gloria Ann Taylors musical output on Selector Sound is now available. Originally released in 2015 as a deluxe double LP that included her "Deep Inside You" EP, this updated version is a single LP package with the 10 tracks compiled from her 7in singles on Selector Sound and comes with a booklet of photos and extensive liner notes.
Gloria Ann Taylor - Love is a Hurtin' Thing [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Coke Bottle Clear LP]
$37.99
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Indie Exclusive * The Wu Tang crew is back with a sting!!! Produced by the Rza and featuring Ol Dirty, U-God, Inspectah Deck, Cappadonna, and many more. This album is reissued on vinyl for the first time since its initial release in 2002.
Killa Beez - The Sting [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Yellow 2LP]
$32.99
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Indie Exclusive * The second solo record from the Wu tang OG is finally on vinyl for the first time! With beats from the legendary Ayatolla this is essential for any True Wu fan.
Inspectah Deck - The Movement [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Black Ice 2LP]
$32.99
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Indie Exclusive * BRAD, which featured Stone Gossard (of Pearl Jam) and Shawn Smith (of Satchel and Pigeonhed), reissue is a classic from 1993. This 30th Anniversary album has been remastered. Recorded in October 1992 in 17 days at Avast Recording in Seattle Washington. featuring soft, nocturnal rock, giddy rhythms and glossy funk jams. Smith is an unusual vocalist even without the grunge influences of Brads circle of friends, like Gossard and Jeff Aments Green River or Regan and Andrew Woods Malfunkshun, Smiths honeyed falsetto starts to sound like the song of another species altogether.

Brad - Shame [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Opaque Blue LP]
$29.99
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Indie Exclusive * First time on colored vinyl * Martyr Loser King is the fifth studio album from musician, actor, poet, and activist Saul Williams. A thinly veiled concept album carved from the tales of its main character - a computer hacker living in Burundi with the screen name mrtyr_lsr_kng - the album confronts a bevy of timely issues head on and unapologetically, from economic disparity and police brutality to issues of privacy in the digital age.
Saul Williams - Martyr Loser King [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Red Galaxy LP]
$31.99
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Indie Exclusive * The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of NiggyTardust is the third solo studio album by Saul Williams. Produced by Trent Reznor, the album features appearances by Reznor himself, CX Kidtronik, Thavius Beck and more.
Saul Williams - The Inevitable Rise And Liberation Of Niggy Tardust [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Cat's Eye Galaxy 2LP]
$39.99
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Indie Exclusive * First Time on Vinyl! * First establishing himself as an influential poet, and then as an award-winning screenwriter/actor, Saul Williams then went on to establish himself as an MC. His approach to MCing, though, wasn't exactly in line with the traditional school of hip-hop. His rhymes weren't really rhymes but rather his poetry delivered in a frenzied spoken word manner that was more rhythmic than alliterate. This is his second album with guests like Zach de la Roca and members from Mars Volta. 2004.
Saul Williams - Saul Williams [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Blue Galaxy LP]
$31.99
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Indie Exclusive * 50th Anniversary Edition * When Jodorowsky wanted, in his words, another kind of musicsomething that wasnt entertainment, something that wasnt a show, something that went to the soul, something profound, for the soundtrack to The Holy Mountain, jazz legend Don Cherry and crack studio musician (and one-time member of the Archies) Ron Frangipane came forward to share composing and, along with Jodorowsky, conducting duties. The result was a score that is every bit as hallucinatory as the fantastic visual imagery in the film itself. A cornucopia of musical styles that range from deep, primordial chants, to sitar folk melodies, to blaring orchestral riffs and romantic string arrangements provide the perfect aural accompaniment to a film that follows the philosophical and spiritual journey of its protagonist.

Alejandro Jodorowsky - The Holy Mountain (Original Soundtrack) [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Cloud & Blue Sky 2LP]
$52.99
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"Indie Exclusive * First time on colored vinyl * Cali Iz Active is the fourth studio album by rap group Tha Dogg Pound and is also the name of the album's title track and lead single. It was released through Koch and Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle Records on June 27, 2006. Besides Daz and Kurupt, the album also features Tha Dogg Pound family (Snoop Dogg, Soopafly, Nate Dogg, RBX, and Lady of Rage). Also appearing are David Banner, Ice Cube, Paul Wall and producers Battlecat, Fredwreck, Swizz Beatz and Jazze Pha. Cali Iz Active is arguably the strongest album from the crew and a West Coast fiend's dream come true."
Tha Dogg Pound - Cali Iz Active [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Blue 2LP]
$32.99
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Indie Exclusive * First time on vinyl * The Game's follow-up to the Dr. Dre produced, The Documentary was 2006s G.A.M.E. He preaches the hardcore gospel with as much fervor as its predecessor, serving up narratives of street hustling hardships as gritty and lean as any of his contemporaries. The sound is still steeped in Dre's trademark languid, hazy G-funk grooves, as the opener "Anything You Ask For" proves. A successor to Compton's rap heritage, yet fresh and contemporary enough to make his own mark, the Game is the voice of the next generation of West Coast hardcore. Originally released on Get Low Recordz and has guest features with JT the Bigga Figga, Bootleg & Shoestring.

The Game - G.A.M.E. [RSD Essential Indie Colorway White 2LP]
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Indie Exclusive * Visionary artist Augustus Pablo is among the most important figures in reggae history. Widely credited with popularizing the use of the melodica in reggae, Pablo was a talented musician and an innovative producer who became an early dub pioneer. Now regarded as classics, his memorable 1970s recordings were part of the remarkable creative surge that vaulted the Jamaican music scene to international prominence. Much of this material was released by Rockers, an independent record label founded by Pablo and named after his popular Kingston sound system. Now, Nature Sounds is proud to present Roots, Rockers, & Dub, a new Augustus Pablo vinyl collection celebrating the 50th anniversary of Rockers. Featuring classic dubs along with rare and out-of-print tracks, the album captures Pablos immense contribution to roots reggae by highlighting a wealth of material spanning his entire career, all released on Rockers. Fully remastered and released in partnership with the Pablo family, Roots, Rockers, & Dub is a fitting tribute to an artist whose music still reverberates heavily more than two decades after his passing.

Augustus Pablo - Roots, Rockers & Dub [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Evergreen 2LP]
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50thAnniversary Edition. Fresh expands and brightens the slow grooves of There's a Riot Goin' On, turning them, for the most part, into friendly, welcoming rhythms. Fresh winds up more varied, musically and lyrically, which may not make it as unified, but it does result in more traditional funk that certainly is appealing in its own right. It finds Sly precisely balancing funk and pop, creating an album that wound up being his last masterwork and one of the great funk albums of its era. A documentary on Sly & The Family Stone, directed by Questlove, is tentatively scheduled for 2023.

Sly & The Family Stone - Fresh [RSD Essential Neon Orange LP]
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RSD Essential 039 * The Avett Brothers' 2007 release "Emotionalism" is the album that caught the attention of legendary producer Rick Rubin and got him to sign the band to their first major studio. "Emotionalism" also was their first album to crack the charts. Full of new Folk, Blues and Bluegrass riffs for a modern world, it is a lively take on everything from romance to paranoia. Of course, they still kick in some solid Rock 'N' Roll for good measure.

The Avett Brothers - Emotionalism [RSD Essential Sea Glass Blue 2LP]
$39.99
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Indie Exclusive * First time on colored vinyl * TRST, the debut self-titled record from Robert Alfons and Maya Postepski, features tales of lust, wax, and erotomania carried along on a dense black vapor of speed, space and tears. TRST's "malevolent, sexy synth-pop" (Pitchfork) erupted out of Toronto's fertile underground music scene alongside darkwave contemporaries Crystal Castles and Austra. Lead by Alfons' otherworldly, gender-bending vocals and Postepski's genre-defying production, the album deftly moves across electronic pop, industrial, trance, and more. After two singles on Sacred Bones Records, TRST signed to Arts & Crafts for the album's release with accolades pouring in from outlets like NME, Pitchfork, and Under The Radar. To date, the album has sold 30,000 units in the US.

TRST - TRST [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Opaque Purple 2LP]
$34.99
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"Indie Exclusive * This collection of rare swinging big band transcriptions was originally intended for Radio Broadcast only during the second World War in 1944. Basie's orchestra personnel was ever-changing as thousands of musicians were called for duty, which affected the many dance orchestras of the '40s. These recordings here feature incredible talents of the time, including Bill Count Basie, Artie Shaw, Rudy Rutherford, Illinois Jacquet, Lester Young, Harry ""Sweets"" Edison, Jimmy Rushing and Thelma Carpenter. Comes pressed on heavyweight translucent colour vinyl with detailed liner notes and imagery about wartime transcription recordings, and quotes from Big Bill Basie himself. "
Count Basie & His Orchestra - The Transcription Recordings [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Translucent Mint Green LP]
$27.99
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Indie Exclusive * Recorded April 20, 2001, in Detroit, MI, Live Volume is the first live album by Corrosion of Conformity and first time back on vinyl since 2016. Although the group began with strong punk leanings, indeed they were one of the first groups to merge punk and metal, the selections on this album eschew the material from that era.
Corrosion Of Conformity - Live Volume [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Transparent Red 2LP]
$37.99
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Indie Exclusive * In the Arms of God is the seventh studio album by American heavy metal band Corrosion of Conformity, released on April 5, 2005. Last pressed on vinyl in 2018; To date, it is the only album of the band to not feature drummer Reed Mullin and the last to feature Pepper Keenan on vocals and guitar until 2018's No Cross No Crown. The record was a proper step sideways, one which saw the band embracing old-school fans' demands for thrash, as well as new converts' desires for catchy. It was one of those rare cases where both sides could be satiated.
Corrosion Of Conformity - In the Arms of God [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Natural 2LP]
$37.99
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RSD Essential 041 - There Goes Rhymin' Simon is Pauls Simons third solo studio album and one of his most critically acclaimed and beloved releases. Partly recorded at the legendary Muscle Shoals Studio, it shows Paul exploring a variety of musical textures in classic songs like Kodachrome, Take Me To The Mardi Gras, Loves Me Like A Rock and American Tune. The album was nominated for Grammy Album Of The Year and this 50th Anniversary RSD Essentials version is pressed on opaque orange vinyl.

Paul Simon - There Goes Rhymin' Simon [RSD Essential Opaque Orange LP]
$28.99
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Indie Exclusive * First Time on Colored vinyl and the first pressing since the orginal pressing in 2010 * From the band - Some of our favorite lyrics weve ever written are on this album. I probably wont have a grave stone, but if I did, Id like these lyrics printed on it: TIRED DOGS REST THEIR PAWS
Matt & Kim - Sidewalks [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Blue LP]
$24.99
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RSD Essential 037 * Includes a bonus 7" - Live in Bonnaroo 2013 - exclusive to this pressing * From the band - We self produced/recorded this album in a room with no heat in the middle of winter. We never expected you, the person who is reading this, would ever hear it. I think thats really part of the magic of it.

Matt & Kim - Grand [RSD Essential Yellow w/Orange & Black Splatter LP+7in]
$29.99
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Recorded at Ardent Studios and released in 1972, the album has gone on to become one of the most influential and iconic debut albums of all time. This 50th-anniversary edition is pressed on 180-gram metallic gold with purple smoke vinyl and features all-analog mastering by Jeff Powell at Take Out Vinyl. The album has been included in Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, with the song Thirteen featured in its 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Big Star - #1 Record [RSD Essential Metallic Gold LP]
$32.99
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Indie Exclusive * Tri-colored stripped(white/black/silver) will be randomly inserted into this pressing * There will be different D2C versions , but this is the only version available to stores * Celebrate 10 years of The Dillinger Escape Plan's fifth studio album "One of Us Is the Killer" with an exclusive 2LP vinyl pressing containing the original release, plus a second disc with album instrumentals on monochromatic wax. Housed in a silver foil gatefold jacket with printed lyrics sleeves and download card.
The Dillinger Escape Plan - One Of Us Is The Killer [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Silver w/Ultra Clear Galaxy 2LP]
$38.99
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Indie Exclusive * America's Volume Dealer is the sixth studio album by American heavy metal band Corrosion of Conformity, released on September 26, 2000. Back on vinyl for the first time since 2016; It was the last album to feature longtime drummer Reed Mullin for nine years until his return in 2010.
Corrosion Of Conformity - America's Volume Dealer [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Clear w/White Swirl LP]
$28.99
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Indie Exclusive * Bonus Tracks! * Sally Cinnamon is acknowledged as the first release in the style which would come to be recognized as the Stone Roses' trademark sound. This EP includes 12" single mix, all the B Sides and additional live tracks. This is the first time this new configuration has ever been released. Exclusive Red heavy weight 180 gsm Vinyl. Half-speed mastered to the highest possible quality and DMM Direct Metal Mastered with protective polypropylene inner bag. There will be other colored variants in the marketplace 90 days after this is released.

The Stone Roses - Sally Cinnamon EP [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Red LP]
$24.99
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"Indie Exclusive * After being highly sought after by collectors, Jackpot Records is proud to release this definitive reissue. The New Dawns Theres A New Dawn is hailed as one of the rarest and best psych/garage private press albums to come out of the late 60s/ early 70s. Fuzz guitar, minor-chord organ dirges, monumental bass are the calling cards of this private press gem. Includes full download with 4 bonus tracks. "

The New Dawn - There's A New Dawn [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Orange Metallic Swirl LP]
$27.99
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Indie Exclusive * First time on vinyl * This album includes a heavy dose of Ghostface Killah alongside the RZA and all of the other core Wu-Tang group members. Dark, raw tracks produced by the RZA together with members of the Brooklyn based band the Revelations provide a solid foundation for the crews tales of violent New York street life and debauchery. Legendary Weapons features performances by Sean Price, Roc Marciano, AZ, Action Bronson, M.O.P., Trife Diesel, Killa Sin and Bronze Nazareth.
Wu-Tang - Legendary Weapons [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Silver LP]
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"Indie Exclusive * First time on vinyl * Although it is not actually a group album, RZA is the executive producer for the album, and it features several members of the Wu-Tang Clan collaborating with New York hip hop veterans; AZ, Kool G Rap, M.O.P., Sadat X, Sean Price, Cormega, Masta Ace, and Havoc of Mobb Deep. The album also includes several philosophical spoken word tracks from the RZA. The album's production features live instrumentation by Brooklyn soul band, The Revelations. Chamber Music has a sound inspired by classic soul and kung fu imagery that resembles the signature Wu-Tang Clan sound. RZA This album has a very live element of todays musicians playing the vibe of Wu-Tang. The vibe we would normally sample, the vibe of things that we would accumulate through old soul songs, jazz songs, kung fu movies, whatever, now youve got musicians that can play this vibe with Wu-Tang MCs rapping over it. The goal of this album is definitely paying homage to our early sound. "

Wu-Tang - Chamber Music [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Red LP]
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Indie Exclusive * First repress since the original in 2001. Copies on Discogs sell for well over $100. Weird Revolution is the eighth studio album by the band, released on Surfdog Records and Hollywood Records. It is in large part a rerecorded version of an earlier album, tentatively entitled After the Astronaut, that was abandoned in 1998. The Surfers teeter on the brink of conventional rock values. However, throughout the album, singer Gibby Haynes drives the proverbial truck into the ditch with rambling psychotic speeches.

Butthole Surfers - Weird Revolution [RSD Essential Indie Colorway White LP]
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Indie Exclusive * Third album from former Temptations member David Ruffin, the LP made it into the US R&B Top Five in 1973. David Ruffin was ranked as one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine in 2008, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 for his work with The Temptations. Marvin Gaye once said admiringly of Ruffin: I heard in [his voice] a strength my own voice lacked.

David Ruffin - David Ruffin [RSD Essential Audiophile LP]
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Newly Remastered - 50TH Anniversary Edition.Bill Withers' Live At Carnegie Hallwas recorded 50 years ago on a rainy Friday evening, but it is still regarded as one of the best live performances in the history of Soul music. With beautiful renditions of his classics "Ain't No Sunshine", "Use Me", "Grandma's Hands"and of course his biggest hit "Lean On Me", this shouldn't come as a surprise. Withers' brand of melancholy Soul plucks at your heartstrings and creates a wistful yearning, but it is still one of the most uplifting pieces of music you will ever find.

Bill Withers - Live At Carnegie Hall [RSD Essential Custard 2LP]
$42.99
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Indie Exclusive * The spirit of Count Basie lives on in the swingin'-est musical collaboration this side of late-night featuring Terence Blanchard, Talib Kweli, Nicholas Payton, Cimafunk & more. The spirit, prestige, and musicianship established by Basie lives on, and his influence is felt especially in the bands that dominate the late-night television landscape. Pressed on an exclusive turquoise vinyl, this new celebration of Count Basie captures the essence of the legend of late-night.
Various Artists - Late Night Count Basie [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Turquoise LP]
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After making tsunami level waves in the industry after his 6 track appearance on Dr. Dres latest album, ComptonLos Angeless Anderson .Paak returns with his brand new LP, Malibu. After a whirlwind of press, accolades, performances and studio sessions with greats, Anderson .Paak took all those experiences and stirred them into his pot to formulate the silky-smooth Malibu album. The follow-up to 2014s Venice features appearances from The Game, ScHoolboy Q, Talib Kweli, Rapsody, and BJ The Chicago Kid. The sonic backdrop to the album was provided by some of todays hottest producers from 9th Wonder, Kaytranada, Madlib, Hi-Tek, RobertGlasper, DJ Khalil and more. With the good Dr.s co-sign, Andersons talent, and his captivating live show, Malibu is sure to make Anderson .Paak a household name very soon.

Anderson .Paak - Malibu [RSD Essential Orange w/ White Splatter LP]
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Indie Exclusive * First time on colored vinyl * Karl Hector has teamed up with Jay Whitefield (producer and guitarist for the Poets of Rhythm and the Whitefield Brothers, and founder of the now defunct Hotpie & Candy Records) and Thomas Myland and Zdenko Curlinja, founders of the Malcouns. Alongside Bo Baral, other members of the Poets of Rhythm and crack Munich-based session musicians, Whitefield, Myland and Curlija have crafted nearly twenty tracks that follow the musical roads that Hector has travelled. The underlying groove that ties these ideas together, of course, is as rooted is James Brown as it is Fela Kuti. As informed by Mulatu Astatke of Ethiopia as it is by Jean-Claude Vannier and Can. This is an album of the world. Not "world music"- but that will appeal to any culture ever transfixed by rhythm on "the one."
Karl Hector & The Malcouns - Sahara Swing [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Clear 2LP]
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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ESSENTIAL Iggy & The Stooges- Raw Power were proud to offer the pressing on gold vinyl. Includes both the original 1973 David Bowie mix and the 1997 remix of the album.

Iggy and The Stooges - Raw Power [RSD Essential Gold 2LP]
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RSD Essential 036 * Think Indie Exclusive * The Offspring preserve the essential ingredients of their chosen genre--guitars grinding out three chords, shouted vocals, and plenty of vitriol--and layer them over a melodic base that packs considerable popular appeal. The singles from Smash, the Offspring's breakthrough album, still receive considerable radio airplay: "Gotta Get Away," "Come Out and Play," and "Self Esteem." With these and Smash's 11 other tracks, the band chronicles the adolescent experience with clarity and surprisingly incisive wit. That pretty much describes all of their albums, but this is the one to get. It's got more shape than their earlier material and isn't as disturbingly poppy as their more recent recordings; it's the perfect blend of riffs and rage. Smash is the best-selling independent album of all time with over 20 million sold worldwide. Alongside Rancids And Out Come the Wolves and Green Days Dookie, Smash signaled the arrival of punk rock as a commercial force upon its initial release in 1994.

The Offspring - Smash [RSD Essential Milky Clear LP]
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Indie Exclusive * So named because the CD version originally clocked in time-wise at 29 minutes and 29 seconds, 29:29 Split Vision was recorded in December 1985, just after the band had split up, and they wanted to bring some closure to that period by recording the new songs they were working on at the time, alongside some of their older material that hadnt yet been properly recorded. Whilst the B-side hints at the underlying reasons the band split up the inevitable musical differences, with the three newest songs on the release literally worlds apart (excuse the pun) from their classic material - the five songs on the A-side are veritable belters, and Split Vision remains a frustratingly fascinating offering from this most unconventional of punk bands.
Subhumans - 29:29 Split Vision [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Deep Purple LP]
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Indie Exclusive * The EP-LP was originally released in early 1986, after the band had split in November 1985, and collected for convenience the first four Subhumans EPs onto one disc. This includes the fiery six-track debut, Demolition War, that was first unleashed at the end of 1981, the powerful and provocative Reason For Existence and the perennial Religious Wars, both from 1982, and the intensely angry Evolution, from May 1983, whose title track rages so effectively against the senseless tragedy that is vivisection. Whilst never intended to be released as a full-length album when first recorded, most of the eighteen tracks on offer are still staples in the bands set to this day, and hang together very cohesively as an essential body of work.
Subhumans - EP-LP [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Deep Purple LP]
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Indie Exclusive * As the title suggests, this 1986 album compiled the eight-track Time Flies But Aeroplanes Crash 12, originally recorded and released in 1983, and the four-track EP, Rats, that had been recorded during the summer of 1984 and released in early 85. Rats might just be the bands most powerful and compelling release, the title track inspired by the Stop The City protests of 84 that sought to highlight the undeniable links between first world capitalism and third world poverty. Whilst its something of a mish-mash, with several rowdy live tracks and a few, very enjoyable re-recordings of old Stupid Humans songs (Stupid Humans being guitarist Bruces pre-Subhumans band), it contains two of the Subhumans best-loved tracks, Work Rest Play Die and Susan, the latter something of an oddity as its a stirring piano piece, with lyrics written by Steve Hamilton, an old friend of the band.
Subhumans - Time Flies + Rats [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Deep Purple LP]
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Indie Exclusive * Pressed on black ice vinyl, with a transparent ruby red 7 that includes two previously unreleased bonus tracks featuring Bilal and Talib Kweli * A small pressing of a standard black variant will be in the marketplace before this drops - it won't have the 7"w/ the bonus tracks * Cuts for Luck and Scars for Freedom is the debut album by Mystic, released on June 19, 2001 through GoodVibe Recordings and JCOR Entertainment. The album elicited highly positive reviews from critics, who praised the album's lyrics and themes. Eventually, the album earned Mystic several accolades and award nominations. In 2001, Kludge magazine ranked it at number seven on their list of best albums of the year. In 2002, the album earned Mystic a nomination for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist at the BET Awards, where she lost to Missy Elliott. That same year, the album cut "W" was nominated for "Best Rap/Sung Collaboration," a new category, at the Grammy Awards; the song lost to Eve's "Let Me Blow Ya Mind," a collaboration with Gwen Stefani.
Mystic - Cuts For Luck And Scars For Freedom [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Black Ice 2LP + Ruby Red 7in]
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First Time on Colored vinyl.Following a decade of stagnation and waning interest, legendary singer-songwriter Warren Zevon, who masked his soft side with his sarcastic, lyrical prose, entered the new millennium with his acclaimed 10th studio album Life'll Kill Ya. Though the album predated Zevon's fatal cancer diagnosis by two years, its title track, as well as standout cuts like "My Shit's Fucked Up" and "Don't Let Us Get Sick," brought the album critical praise as a "mournful lament on the aging process and the inevitable decay that accompanies it." Available now for the first time on colored vinyl. Ship To Shore PhonoCo's reissue of Life'll Kill Ya features expanded liner notes and rare photos from Jorge Caldern, Zevon's son, Jordan, and Dawes' Taylor Goldsmith. Other highlights include "Porcelain Monkey," which puts Elvis Presley in Zevon's sardonic crosshairs, a cover of Steve Winwood's "Back In The High Life Again" sounds as if it were written for Zevon, and "Fistful of Rain" is a melodious examination of the fickle nature of fame. Engineered as a comeback vehicle, co-produced by Paul Q. Kolderie and Sean Slade (the producing duo responsible for Radiohead's Pablo Honey), Zevon's songwriting collaborator Jorge Caldern added a lighthearted accent to Zevon's musical portraits of doom and gloom. Despite helping with a successful comeback, Life'll Kill Ya's content was revealed all too true when, in 2003, Zevon passed away of pleural mesothelioma. "I mean, the fact that life will kill you is just that," Zevon told Rolling Stone upon the album's release. "I think you have to spend a fair amount of time realizing that you will be, so that you'll remember to enjoy everything you possibly can every minute you're not. You always want to try and tell younger people that, which is very difficult because they don't really hear it because they feel a life has been imposed on them. And of course, they're absolutely correct."

Warren Zevon - Life'll Kill Ya [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Smoking Skull LP]
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Indie Exclusive * The astounding debut album that established the Subhumans as a genuine force to be reckoned with, The Day The Country Died captured both the bands serious anarcho punk ideology and their irreverent sense of humour. It was apparent from the off that here was a band that could not only stimulate your brain but also put a big shit-eating grin on your face as you jumped about to them. And the now-iconic artwork by Nick Lant probably his most recognisable piece of work for the band - has adorned countless thousands of jackets and T-shirts since. Recorded over just four days during the heady summer of 1982, and released six months later in January 1983, when it quickly climbed to No. 3 in the UKs then-important Independent Charts, this exhilarating collection of songs has endured for four decades, the band still regularly kicking their live set off with the opening track, All Gone Dead.
Subhumans - The Day The Country Died [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Deep Purple LP]
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Indie Exclusive * With their eclectic influences and scintillating musicianship, Subhumans were never going to be content to trot out anarcho punk by numbers, but no-one was really prepared for the progressive brilliance of their sophomore album, From The Cradle To The Grave. Whilst the A-side contains nine short sharp bursts of energised punk, gleefully embracing all points of the spikey spectrum, from the breakneck thrash of Reality Is Waiting For A Bus to the ominous dirge of Wake Up Screaming, it is the ambitious title track that really captures the imagination, its sprawling sixteen-plus-minute running time telling the sorry tale of the human life cycle across a myriad of dynamic acts. If anyone was still in any doubt, it was the band defiantly setting out their stall as a creative entity that existed outside the stifling constraints of perceived musical sub-genres. Committed to tape by the visionary John Loder at Southern Studios at the tail end of 1983, it was released in April 1984 to widespread acclaim and only kept from the No. 1 spot in the Independent Charts by New Order!
Subhumans - From The Cradle To The Grave [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Deep Purple LP]
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Indie Exclusive * Arguably the highlight of their Eighties output, the third Subhumans album was recorded at Woodlands Studio, Castleford, during Spring 1985, and released early the following year, a few months after the band had split. Opening with the slightly incongruous instrumental, 33322, what it lacks in rampant speed, it more than compensates for with some truly sublime compositions, assured arrangements and dizzying time changes. With a front cover illustration inked by vocalist Dick, Worlds Apart saw the band find a veritable sweet spot in their song-writing, spawning many of their best-loved tracks, such as Apathy, Businessmen and Cant Hear The Words, but every single track on the album remains an understated masterpiece.
Subhumans - Worlds Apart [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Deep Purple LP]
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"Indie Exclusive * Rare Electronic Boogie-Funk-Soul Album * Originally Released & Privately Pressed in 1984 * The album we are proudly presenting you today (Out Break.) is Cecil Lydes sophomores album under the Home Boy name and was released in 1984 on his own label Alwest Records. The whole album is backed by a fantastic cast of all-star players that includes John Stephens (Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder), Gary Bell (Lionel Hampton) and Terry Carter (Swamp Dogg). These recordings (eight songs in total) are particularly interesting to boogie-enthusiasts because of their high doses of funky electro twerks, solid grooves, crazy synth work, excellent drumbeats and Cecils soulful (yet sexy) Doo-wap influenced vocals. This album just oozes 1980s Soul, Funk and Electronic Boogieyoull quickly find yourself shaking hips the moment the needle hits the first track! This LP is an essential purchase that just begs for a place in your record collection. Tidal Waves Music now proudly presents a much-needed reissue of Out Break. originally released and privately pressed on Alwest Records in 1984. This rare record (original copies tend to go for LARGE amounts on the secondary market) now comes as a deluxe 180g SILVER vinyl edition with obi strip and features the original artwork. Released exclusively as an indie only/RSD essential release worldwide."

Home Boy and the C.O.L. - Out Break [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Silver LP]
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"Indie Exclusive * 60th Anniversary *Originally released in 1963, this is US soul star Wilson Picketts debut record as a solo performer, following an earlier career with gospel group The Violinaires, and R&B vocal group The Falcons. Pickett developed his electric singing style on the streets of Detroit, and was heavily influenced by Rock & Rolls Little Richard. 'If You Need Me' and 'It's Too Late' were the biggest hits and led to his signing with Atlantic Records. Pressed on heavyweight cream colored vinyl, six decades later in stereo format. "
Wilson Pickett - It's Too Late [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Cream LP]
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Indie Exclusive * 50th Anniversary * After signing with the Canyon label in 1970, Irma Thomas began working with producer and composer Jerry Swamp Dogg'' Williams. The demise of Canyon forced the late release of this record, which was eventually issued on Williams Fungus Records in 1973. Featuring strong domestic-situation songs and a powerful rap, these sides were recorded with Swamp Doggs backing band (who truly had that Muscle Shoals sound) and delivers a hard socking, gospelfide, funk-filled Southern Soul gem. To mark the 50th anniversary of this records first release, it is reissued here on heavyweight turquoise colored vinyl.
Irma Thomas - In Between Tears [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Turquoise LP]
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Indie Exclusive * Kenny Rogers fame as a solo musician in country and pop music has somewhat overshadowed this bands impressive array of hits during the late sixties. Billed until 1969 as just The First Edition, the group developed a unique sound blending folk and country with psychedelic rock. Their first major brush with fame was the release of "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)", a psych single with Rogers on lead vocals. Rebranded as Kenny Rogers & The First Edition the group went on to work with producer and record executive Jimmy Bowen who produced the sessions herein. A unique double album pressed on trans-violet colored vinyl, transferred from the original master tapes.
Kenny Rogers & The First Edition - Kenny Rogers & The First Edition [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Translucent Violet 2LP]
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25-year anniversary deluxe reissue of Moods seminal debut record, Doom, originally released on September 23 of 97. Included here on this anniversary reissue is the J Dilla Remix of Secrets of the Sand along with some nice album packaging; matte finish, alternate cover and black flooded jacket pockets/black dust sleeves, 180 gram vinyl.

Mood - Doom [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Light Blue w/ Black & Orchid Splatter 2LP]
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Indie Exclusive * First time on colored vinyl * The realm of Western-influenced African music is consistently dominated by such powerhouse names as Fela Kuti, Victor Uwaifo and other West African legends whose 60s and 70s recordings have been reissued by companies like Soundway, Strut and Analog Africa. One can't possibly hope even to scratch the surface of the continent, however, without giving mention to Zambia's Zamrock scene which, alongside the music that arose in Ethiopia in the late 60s and early 70s, is leagues deep and largely misunderstood. in the same vein, the genius of multi-instrumentalist Rikki Ililonga, and the famed Musi-O-Tunya band he helped found, have been afforded little international light. Ililonga's charismatic presence and unparrelled musicality - coupled with his ability to pen deeper lyrics than most in the genre - and Musi-O-Tunya's transcendent ability to deal in difficult traditional Zambian rhythms, deep funk and unrestrained fuzz rock in equal measure, have made for some amazing albums.
Rikki Ililonga - Zambia [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Smoke LP]
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Were celebrating the 30th anniversary of the debut album from legendary hip-hop collective The Pharcyde with this exclusive RSD Essential 2-LP set of Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde, pressed on clear with yellow + purple splatter vinyl.

Originally released in 1992 through the iconic Delicious Vinyl, this RIAA Gold-certified album was featured as one of Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

This album features the singles Passin Me By Ya Mama and Pack the Pipe, and is a must-have for any West Coast hip-hop fan.

The Pharcyde - Bizzare Ride II The Pharcyde [RSD Essential Clear w/ Purple & Yellow Splatter 2LP]
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Indie Exclusive * First time on colored vinyl * Based in Indianapolis in the early 1970s, the group released only two obscure 45s in their recording career. Birthed from the same scene as the Ebony Rhythm Band, Amnesty had a political edge similar to LA Carnival and the hardest brass section since The Kashmere Stage Band. In 1973 Amnesty recorded five hard, vocal funk numbers alongside some ballads and a handful of demos based around nothing more than guitar accompaniment. Only two songs were ever released; Amnesty's biting, difficult-to-categorize prog/rock/soul/funk stretched far beyond Indianapolis's bounds and the band didn't have a label to take them to the next level. Five decades after they were recorded, these songs are funk arranged with dangerous complexity and performed with precision - arguably the most unique funk to originate from Naptown, and some of the best music of it's kind.
Amnesty - Free Your Mind [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Turquoise 2LP]
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Indie Exclusive * First time on colored vinyl * Damons Song Of A Gypsy is generally regarded as one of the finest privately-pressed psychedelic rock records and has, for over twenty years, been one of the most sought after late 60s American rock artifacts. Bad bootlegs and scrappy reissues have spread his music, but left Damons story untouched, leaving Song of a Gypsy high on its own plateau: out of reach and indescribable. Finally, Damons story can be told. Under the supervision of Now-Again's Egon and Damon himself, and over a five year period, Song Of A Gypsy has been researched and documented, and has now been pitch-corrected and remastered.
Damon - Song of a Gypsy [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Clear LP]
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Indie Exclusive * Released in 1972 on the Janus label, this record is Don Covays second collaboration with the Jefferson Lemon Blues Band following his departure from Atlantic Records. Largely recorded at the prestigious Muscle Shoals Studios, these cuts are an eclectic mix of funk, soul, gospel and rock, and highlight his admirable skills as a songwriter and producer. Marking five decades since its original release, this record is reissued here on heavyweight red virgin vinyl.
Don Covay & The Jefferson Lemon Blues Band - Different Strokes For Different Folks [RSD Essential Red LP]
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"Indie Exclusive * Released in 1973, this record was the first Al Wilson LP for the Rocky Road label. The hit title track Show and Tell shot to the top of the US pop charts, and also reached top ten in the R&B charts. Due to some poor business decisions by his label, Wilson never truly got the credit he deserved as a contending hitmaker, but Hidle Brown Barnums arrangements here come packed with gritty horns, lustrous strings and sultry soul vocals. These 11 sides are certainly worth collecting for any true fan of mid-70s soul music. Pressed for the first time in five decades and reissued on heavyweight white virgin vinyl."

Al Wilson - Show And Tell [RSD Essential Whitewall LP]
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A remastered classic from the quintessential American girl group of the 1960s. Features the original European cover artwork.

The Ronettes - Featuring Veronica [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Opaque Red LP]
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Praised as one of the greatest records of all time, this newly remastered, 180-gram edition includes bonus material and a gatefold jacket.

Jerry Lee Lewis - Live At The Star Club Hamburg [RSD Essential Indie Colorway White LP]
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Lovage is defined as an herb that is said to be a benefit for relieving abdominal pains due to gastrointestinal gasalso touted to reduce flatulence when consumed as a tea. But when placed in the able hands of sonic mastermind Dan The Automator Nakamura, recording under the guise of musical lothario Nathaniel Merriweather, the result is a concept album of music to make love to your old lady by. With the help of collaborators such as Mike Patton (vocals), Jennifer Charles (vocals) and Kid Koala (turntables), Merriweather serves as your personal guide to the sensual side of life, painting a satirical, darkly funny portrait of love and sex with left-field hip-hop and instrumentals as only he can do.

Nathaniel Merriweather Presents...Lovage - Music To Make Love To Your Old Lady By [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Turquoise 2LP] [Repress]
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One can't speak of California's famed desert rock movement without mentioning the visionary producer/musician Chris Goss. The so-called Godfather of the Joshua Tree-centered scene, Goss has produced famed and acclaimed albums by groups like Queens Of The Stone Age, Foo Fighters, Kyuss, Screaming Trees, and numerous others. Before he was known as a renowned producer though, he was the singer/guitaristand only consistent member of one of the most influential-yet-forgotten hard rock groups of all time: Masters of Reality. Masters Of Reality (Whose name was appropriately taken from a Black Sabbath song) had the distinction of being the only group signed to two different hip-hop labels of historical note: Def Jam and Delicious Vinyl. Originally label mates with Public Enemy and Slayer, Masters Of Reality's self-titled debut album was released by Def American in 1988. Two years later, Delicious Vinyl founders Matt Dike and Mike Ross, huge Masters fans, bought the band's contract from Rick Rubin and re-released the album with new cover artwork to renewed acclaim and commercial success. So many years later, Masters Of Reality's debut still feels like a hard-hitting breath of fresh air in a modern landscape of over-produced rock music

Masters Of Reality - Masters Of Reality [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Translucent Blue LP]
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Indie Exclusive * 25th Anniversary * Previously long out-of-print, this classic sophomore album by one of the greatest ska bands ever was given a proper treatment for its 20th anniversary. This is a must-have for any Slackers fan, regardless of whether you own the original or not. Remastered for vinyl, Redlight never sounded as good; and with a two-color foil stamped cover, exclusive art-print insert, and lyric sleeve, its never looked so good either! Originally released by Hellcat Records in 1997, this album truly solidified the Slackers iconic sound, blending ska, reggae, soul, jazz and dub, seamlessly, with the passion and integrity that the band has embodied. Whether youre a new fan, or an old diehard, and whether you pick it up at the bands merch table, your local record store, or your favorite online retailer, this brilliant re-issue is not one to pass up.

The Slackers - Redlight [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Silver LP]
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The USED / USED - To celebrate the 20th anniversary of this alt-rock classic The Used are self-releasing their first album with the bonus track "Just a Little". The Used Self Titled Clear Splatter Vinyl LP
The Used - The Used [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Milky Clear w/ Ox Blood Splatter LP]
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- First Time on Colored Vinyl

- LP has been out of print since the initial pressing in 2004, which appears to have been released in the US only.

- Duran Duran's first studio album sinceSevenand theRagged Tiger(1983) to be recorded by the most famous five-member lineup of the band. Nile Rodgers did preliminary production work on several tracks. Debuted at #3 on the UK Albums Chart and at #17 on the US Billboard 200, with similar top-20 debuts elsewhere in the world. The first single, "(Reach Up for The) Sunrise", debuted at #5 on the UK Singles Chart, later topping the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart. The second single, "What Happens Tomorrow", entered the UK chart at #11 (where it peaked).

Duran Duran - Astronaut [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Milky Clear 2LP]
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- Out of print since the only pressing in 2009, which appears to have been in the US only (only 2k copies).

- Debuted at #44 on the UK Albums Chart, and #36 on the US Billboard 200. Album features production from Timbaland on 3 tracks (Nite-Runner ft. Justin Timberlake, Skin Divers, and Zoom In).

Duran Duran - Red Carpet Massacre [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Translucent Ruby 2LP]
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