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As the intro notes, “Quaranta” is Italian for “forty.” According to Brown, Quaranta is the spiritual sequel to XXX, his breakout album released on Fool’s Gold in 2011, that infamously cataloged a life lived on the edge at thirty. The whirlwind of parties, tours, collaborations and achievements that followed that landmark release seemed to fly by fast–ten years later, when COVID-19 brought the world to a halt, Brown found himself in downtown Detroit, living alone for the first time ever. After years of escapist escapades, he was forced to adjust to the stillness and silence, and the bars on Quaranta are diaristic in a distinctly Danny Brown way.
First-person scenes from Brown’s early childhood and family arrive vividly on “YBP”; he tears into rising rents for two-bedrooms and new gourmet shops that now litter downtown Detroit on “Jenn’s Terrific Vacation”; and regret-filled reflections on a near fifteen-year rap career add depth throughout the project. There’s no shortage of Brown’s typical blitzing verses over angular, mesmerizing production from some of his oldest collaborators including Quelle Chris, Paul White & SKYWLKR, but the Alchemist produced “Tantor” is just the kind of cold-steel contradistinction which he’s been celebrated throughout his career.
Danny Brown - Quaranta [Red LP]
$29.99
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RSD Essential 057 - Cage The Elephant’s deluxe version of their second studio album, Thank You Happy Birthday, featuring five additional tracks. This RSD Essentials exclusive is pressed on ultra clear vinyl.
Cage The Elephant - Thank You Happy Birthday [RSD Essential Ultra Clear 2LP]
$38.99
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Fresh off his acclaimed, Emmy-nominated album and series ENTERGALACTIC, the multi-platinum Grammy Award- winning rapper/songwriter/producer/actor/style-icon/fashion designer readies his brand-new album, INSANO. Inspired by time spent with fans on the road during last year’s To The Moon World Tour, Cudi delighted fans in postponing retirement to give them an album that reflects the unbridled joy he is experiencing in his life as evidenced by the euphoric single “PORSCHE TOPLESS." Available on 2 LP translucent red vinyl.
Kid Cudi - INSANO [Translucent Red 2 LP]
$39.99 Video
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Fiona Apple

Tidal [2LP]

Vinyl: $45.99 Buy

MP3 Album: $8.99 Download

Fiona Apple's debut album, Tidal, was released in 1996 and has been heralded as a masterpiece of modern music and since its release, Fiona Apple has become one of the most iconic female artists of her generation. Tracks  including "Shadowboxer," "Sleep To Dream," and standout "Criminal".  This vinyl release on 180g is pressed to play at 45 RPM.

Fiona Apple - Tidal [2LP]
$45.99
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Fiona Apple's second album, When The Pawn..., was released in 1999 to widespread critical praise and is now widely regarded as a classic and includes tracks "Paper Bag," "Fast As You Can," and "I Know".

Fiona Apple - When The Pawn… [LP]
$32.99
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Fiona Apple's 2005 album, Extraordinary Machine, is a unique blend of alternative and pop sounds showcased from the upbeat “Not About Love” to the gentle “Parting Gift”. 

Fiona Apple - Extraordinary Machine [2LP]
$38.99
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Fiona Apple's fourth studio album, originally released in 2012 features “Werewolf,” “Hot Knife,” and opening track "Every Single Night". 

Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel… [LP]
$28.98
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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Snoop Dogg's multi- platinum Doggystyle, heralded as one of the most important albums of all time, Death Row Records will be bringing this back to retail with the original 1993 track listing on vinyl. This new 30th Anniversary edition will include the track "Gz Up, Hoes Down" which has not been on the album since its pressing in 1993. For new and old fans alike, this is the definitive version of the classic album that launched Snoop's solo career and helped define the sound of Los Angeles in the process.

Snoop Doggy Dogg - Doggystyle: 30th Anniversary [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Green & Black Smoke 2LP]
$34.20
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The 1989 album changed my life in countless ways, and it fills me with such excitement to announce that my version of it will be out October 27th. To be perfectly honest, this is my most FAVORITE re-record I’ve ever done because the 5 From The Vault tracks are so insane. I can’t believe they were ever left behind. But not for long! Pre-order 1989 (Taylor’s Version) now.

Package details:
1989 (Taylor’s Version) Vinyl
21 Songs
Including 5 previously unreleased songs from The Vault
1 of 4 Editions: Collectible album gatefold jacket with unique front and back cover art
2 Crystal Skies Blue vinyl discs
1 of 4 Editions: Collectible album sleeves including lyrics and never-before-seen photos for each version

Taylor Swift - 1989: Taylor's Version [2LP]
$42.99
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Current ACM Entertainer of the Year, Chris Stapleton is set to release his 5th Studio Album- Higher on November 10th on 2LP/180 Gram Vinyl. This Indie Store Exclusive version will be Opaque BONE Vinyl. The album will include 14 songs including the first single “White Horse”. Chris has won numerous awards including eight Grammy Awards, 10 Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards including current Entertainer Of The Year, and 14 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. He was named the ACM's Artist-Songwriter of the Decade. In 2023, Rolling Stone ranked Stapleton at number 170 on its list of the 200 Greatest Singers of All Time. Indie Exclusive Bone 2 LP.
Chris Stapleton - Higher [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Bone 2LP]
$39.99 Video
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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 band’s hit songs "Sweater Weather" and “Afraid.”

The Neighbourhood - I Love You [RSD Essential 2LP]
$44.99
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50th Anniversary Remaster of the debut album from the band's own label, Grateful Dead RECORDS. With the recent passing of founding member Ron "Pigpen" McKernan and temporary exit of drummer, Mickey Hart, this 1973 release introduces a fresh lineup that includes newest members Keith and Donna Godchaux on keys and vocals. Features"Eyes Of The World," "Stella Blue," and "Mississippi Half-Step." 50th Anniversary Remaster by David Glasser, with Plangent Processes tape restoration and speed correction. Produced for Release by David Lemieux.
Grateful Dead - Wake Of The Flood (Pict) (Aniv) [Remastered]
$27.98
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Djo – the critically acclaimed brainchild of multi-talented musician/actor Joe Keery – makes its long awaited return with the game-changing new album, DECIDE. A spellbinding collage of snaky pop hooks, neon melodies, and deeply personal singer-songwriter lyricism, the album melds high-tech songcraft with quick wit, irrepressible spirit, and an impressive breadth of vision that showcases glowing synths and big beats over the trippy guitars that defined 2019’s acclaimed debut, TWENTY TWENTY. Blissed-out bops like “Change” see Keery delving deep into a broad spectrum of eclectic influences, deconstructing hyperpop, euphoric psychedelia, spiky new wave, and symphonic 70’s rock into something utterly unique via dauntless melodies and technical innovation.

Djo - Decide [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Black & White LP]
$32.99
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Twenty Twenty: Joe Keery, who you may also recognize from the show “Stranger Things,” began playing music in his teens after co-opting his sister’s guitar, but it was during his college years at DePaul University in Chicago that he formed his first band and began to seriously pursue music. That band was Post Animal, the heavy psych rock outfit that went on to release a self-titled EP and two subsequent albums via Polyvinyl. They also toured with artists like Twin Peaks, Wavves and Cage The Elephant and played a number of US festivals. In 2019, with no announcement or fanfare, Keery’s solo-project Djo was unveiled not with a single, but a lush, self-reflective, layered 12 track full-length album titled Twenty Twenty. “Joe Keery built a carnival. The resonance of each riff or beat is not new, but redesigned and reshaped into the beauty it is today. The face of psych or alternative mirrored through his own design, and it reveals a person who shouldn’t be underestimated,” said Rodeo Mag. Despite the album being released under the radar and without a label, fans found their way to it, and Twenty Twenty has now seen more than 200 million streams to date.

Djo - Twenty Twenty [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Black & Blue Multi-colored LP]
$32.99
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Green Day’s third studio album Dookie was released in February 1994, and has since sold over 15 million copies worldwide, including 10 million in the US (RIAA Diamond certified). The album is an iconic punk-rock-pop masterpiece and one of the most influential and defining albums of the 1990’s. It spawned five hit singles that are still hugely popular songs: “Longview”, “Basket Case”, “Welcome to Paradise”, “When I Come Around”, and “She”.

Green Day - Dookie: 30th Anniversary [Baby Blue LP]
$24.98 Video
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show is the original soundtrack album to the 1975 film The Rocky Horror Picture Show, an adaptation of the musical The Rocky Horror Show that had opened in 1973. The soundtrack was released as an album in 1975 by Ode Records, produced by Richard Hartley. The album peaked at No. 49 on the Billboard 200 in 1978. It reached No. 40 on the Australian albums chart and No. 11 on the New Zealand albums chart. Following it's initial release, the album was not successful, and was deleted everywhere but in Canada. Marty Scott, co-founder of Jem Records, obtained a licensing agreement from Ode Records owner Lou Adler, which enabled the album to be imported to the United States. Scott also obtained a production and distribution license from Adler, which resulted in renewed interest in the album.
Mark Isham - The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
$29.99
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The soundtrack to the holiday film, The Nightmare Before Christmas, features Danny Elfman, who has scored many of Tim Burton's imaginative films (Edward Scissorhands, his two Batman films, etc.), is a perfect musical partner for the somewhat macabre director, and never more so than here, where, in fact, Elfman gets not only to write the music but to play the part of the main character. 12" Zoetrope Picture Disc displaying art from the film.

FEATURES:

  • Double LP
  • Zoetrope Picture Disc

Danny Elfman The Nightmare Before Christmas (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Various Artists - The Nightmare Before Christmas (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Zoetrope Picture Disc 2 LP]
$36.99
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Vinyl LP pressing. Ocean Avenue is the fourth studio album by Yellowcard, originally released in 2003.
Yellow Card - Ocean Avenue
$34.99
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Limited red, blue, and black colored vinyl LP pressing. Oliver Tree Presents Alone In A Crowd heralds the eagerly awaited arrival of the artist's upcoming third solo album, Alone In A Crowd, arriving via Atlantic Records September. Alone In A Crowd includes such recent hits as Bounce, joined by an official music video - written, produced, and directed by Oliver himself. The album will also include last year's high-energy RIAA Certified collaboration with Grammy Award-nominated producer Robin Schulz, Miss You, which swiftly amassed over 600M global streams following top 10 debuts on both Billboard's "Hot Dance/Electronic Songs" chart and the UK's Official Singles Chart.
Oliver Tree - Alone In A Crowd [Apple/Blue Jay/Black Swirl LP]
$24.98
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Originally released in 2003, "Waste Em All" is the debut studio album from Richmond's VA's Municipal Waste. Out of print for many years Nuclear Blast is excited to reissue the album on CD & LP in 2023. Limited edition Orange Swirl LP
Municipal Waste - Waste 'em All - Orange Swirl [Colored Vinyl] (Org)
$26.98
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Charley Crockett's latest full-length studio album 'The Man From Waco' saw the TX-based singer/songwriter reach new heights in both his artistic expression as well as his public recognition. On Nov 14th, 2022, Charley headed to Nashville, TN for his debut (and sold out) concert at the historic Nashville venue the Ryman Auditorium. These recordings capture the live energy and raw talent of one of modern music's best live performers.  

Charley Crockett - Live from the Ryman [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Stained Glass LP]
$36.99
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A first time to vinyl reissue treatment of HAIM’s chart-topping debut album Days Are Gone, in celebration of the 10th anniversary. Featuring the six singles, ‘Forever’, ‘Don’t Save Me’, ‘Falling’, ‘The Wire’, ‘If I Could Change Your Mind’ & ‘My Song 5’, the record hasn’t been reissued since its release in 2013. Housed in an entirely new package, the album features a track list compiled by the band of their favorite demos and remixes on transparent green vinyl. Also features an exclusive fold out poster.

HAIM - Days Are Gone: 10th Anniversary Edition [Deluxe Green 2LP]
$46.98
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Limited green, white, and black colored vinyl LP pressing. 2023 release. Despite Harm's Way's reputation for unrelenting brutality, Common Suffering surprises at several turns with quieter moments of well thought out songwriting that emphasize light and shade. It's their understanding of how to effectively orchestrate these dynamics that makes an already ironclad record feel infinitely more merciless. This is Harm's Way at the top of their game - the ambitious sound of a band traversing new ideas. The key to the success may be a shift to recording at Studio 4 in Pennsylvania with producer Will Yip (Turnstile, Nothing). Going into the recording, the goal was to improve some of the band's processes, examine vocal cadences and experiment during production to gain the best idea from each track. The first change dealt with refocusing members on their specific wheelhouses. While Pligge had previously assisted with riffs, on this effort, his main objective was to ensure the perfect vocal attack- leaning into Yip for advice and letting the remainder of the band take the wheel with their respective parts. The result is each player pushing to the far reaches and creating material that has previously never been colonized by any band, or hardcore writ large, before.
Harms Way - Common Suffering [Limited Edition Green, White and Black LP]
$36.99
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A deluxe 50th anniversary limited edition double LP release of the legendary live album 'Space Ritual'. Recorded on the band's UK tour of December 1972, which followed the release of the band's studio album 'Doremi Fasol Latido'. The live show was a continuous performance linked by poetry recitation by Robert Calvert and was a complete audio-visual experience. Featuring the dancers Stacia, Miss Renee and Tony Carrera, the concerts also featured an elaborate light show by famed lighting designer Liquid Len. The Space Ritual tour followed the huge success of the 'Silver Machine' single (although the song did not feature in the live set) and three concerts were captured on tape by the Pye Records mobile unit. The resulting double album was adorned with memorable artwork by designer Barney Bubbles and was a Top Ten hit in the UK upon it's release in May 1973.
Hawkwind - Space Ritual - 50th Anniversary [Clear Vinyl] (Gate) (Uk)
$59.99
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2023 Marks forty years since Tom Waits released Swordfishtrombonesushering in a new and critically acclaimed musical era for Waits and his longtime songwriting and production partner, Brennan. Waits went from ‘70’s-era “bluesy, boozy” wordsmith and melodist with seven albums behind him to sound sculptor, miner of the subconscious, abstract orchestrator, sonic cubist—while retaining his innate lyricism, melodic invention, humanity. As he put it in a 1983 interview: “I tried to listen to the noise in my head and invent some junkyard orchestral deviation—a mutant apparatus to drive this noise into a wreck collection.”  It’s a Waits-arranged pastiche, a variety of atmospheres from different sound planets. There is the warped, marching-army-ants music of “Underground,” an impressionist chant about people living below cities, but there was also the poignancy of the spare piano ballad, “Soldier’s Things,” the good bar yarn, “Frank’s Wild Years”, the tender, minimalist paean to Waits’ wife and muse, Kathleen, “Johnsburg, Illinois,” and the raggedy anthem to neighborhood chaos, “In the Neighborhood.”

“On Swordfishtrombones, Waits has made a breakthrough – he’s found music as evocative as his words. Waits’s grumble of a voice now bounces off a peculiar assortment of horns and percussion and organ and keyboards, as if he’d led a Salvation Army band into a broken-down Hong Kong disco. It’s as if he’s shifted from monologues to screenplays…” – Jon Parales January 1984 – GQ Magazine

The album is newly remastered for the first time ever from the original EQ’ed ˝” production master tape and personally overseen by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan. Mastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering under the guidance of Waits’ longtime audio engineer, Karl Derfler. The album packaging has also been restored. Available on 180g black vinyl.

Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones: Remastered Edition [LP]
$29.99 Video
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Unicorn is the long-awaited third album from synth-wave band, Gunship. The album includes the single “Monster In Parade,” featuring Milkie Way, Dave Lombardo, Tim Cappello and Tyler Bates. Other featured artists include John Carpenter, Gavin Rossdale and Charlie Simpson. Unicorn will be worth the wait for fans old and new! Indie Exclusive Blood & Chrome Edition 2 LP. Limited Edition.
Gunship - Unicorn [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Blood & Chrome Edition 2 LP]
$38.99
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Jason Isbell's songs are filled with ghosts. They're haunted by spirits both welcome and unwelcome, by the personal and historical legacies that make us who we are. Nowhere Is this more evident than on his 2013 breakthrough album Southeastern. Isbell offers confessions. reflections. and promises that contront and make communion with those who have come before and remain wIth us still. Its twelve tracks represent an extended meditation on the concept articulated by another celebrated southern storyteller, author William Faulkner: "The past is never dead. It isn't even past."

Jason Isbell - Southeastern 10 Year Anniversary Edition [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Transparent Clearwater Blue LP]
$24.98 Video
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The debut album from New York City's Bowery Electric was released by Kranky in late summer 1995 after they came to the label's attention via their self-released 2x7-inch Drop EP from the year previous. The first in a trio of albums released by the core duo of Lawrence Chandler and Martha Schwendener finds them in their most raw form.This new double LP version restores the track "Deep Sky Objects" to the original running order of the album as it was left off of the original single LP version due to side length restraints. This is the first time this album has been available on vinyl in almost two decades, and the first time the Drop EP has been available in any format since original release in 1994. At the same time, Kranky is making the CD version available once again for the first time in many years, with the Drop EP tracks also included."The perfect realization of their aesthetic, each word and chord tuned and focused for maximum impact." -Pitchfork "Genuinely hypnotic." -The Wire
Bowery Electric - Bowery Electric
$39.99
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A career-defining album bursting with Montoya’s fierce guitar and passion-laden vocals, and the first to feature his long-time road band. Thirteen tracks of searing blues, soulful R&B and high-energy rock & roll include ten originals, five co-written by Coco, and include guest appearances by Lee Roy Parnell, and Ronnie Baker Brooks. Co-produced by Grammy Award-winner Tony Braunagel (Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal) and Jeff Paris (Keb’ Mo’, Bill Withers).

Coco Montoya - Writing On The Wall [Translucent Blue LP]
$29.99
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Silverstein’s second album, Discovering The Waterfront, features singles “Smile In Your Sleep” and their biggest hit to date, “My Heroine.” The Top 40 Billboard 200 Album was originally released in 2005, and built off their explosive debut and added added elements of punk rock. The fast-paced and hook-filled album saw the band achieve new levels of success, which cemented the bands position as leaders of the post hardcore/emo scene. The album returns to vinyl to celebrate its 18th anniversary.
Silverstein - Discovering the Waterfront [LP]
$31.99
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King Gizzard - Live at Red Rocks 2022! 86 tracks pressed on 12 vinyl records, chronicling their epic 2022 run at Red Rocks! Iconic shows, mixed by the man himself, Stu Mackenzie. This was just released the band's bootleg series, and it's gotta be the wildest one yet.

Limited to 1000 Color Vinyl Box Sets, 9 hours of music on TWELVE 12" LP's. A custom numbered collectors box + infographic hype sticker. Each 12" a unique color vinyl, some neon colors, some Half and Half colors, in a custom photo board inner-sleeve + a unique hypnotic op art inner label. Plus a bonus "Mega" 36" x 36" double-sided poster, all housed in a custom Soft-Touch matte lift off lid box.

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Live at Red Rocks '22 [Limited Edition 12 LP Color Vinyl Box Set]
$299.99
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Ghost, one of the most esteemed and celebrated rock bands in the world today, return with their fifth psalm, IMPERA, fronted by the newly anointed Papa Emeritus IV. A dozen songs take on themes of isolation and demigod worship, as well as colonization of both space and mind – all with the infectious hooky brand of rock their fans have grown accustomed to. Glow-in-the-Dark Picture Disc LP packaged in a die-cut jacket.
Ghost - IMPERA [Limited Edition Picture Disc LP]
$29.98

        
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