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Fifteen years after it was recorded and mastered, the Bush Tetras’ unreleased album Happy is finally being released on Nov. 13. Happy was produced by Don Fleming (Sonic Youth, Teenage Fanclub, Screaming Trees, Alice Cooper, The Posies) and recorded in 1998 at Shelter Studios New York. The album was initially slated for release on Mercury Records but after the label was sold and the band’s A&R representative was laid off, the album was shelved indefinitely.
[ file under: american wave ]
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"In time"

Crosstown Rebels is proud to present In Time, Amirali debut album. Tipped as a one to watch for 2012 (Mixmag), Iranian/Canadian producer Amirali’s debut album is truly exceptional, a subtle combination of house, techno, funk, electronica and downbeat with indie sensibilities.
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Sarah Cracknell’s Lipslide, originally released by Gut Records in 1997 and has been out of print for 6 years, will be released as an expanded, re-mastered 2-disc edition. The first disc features the original album, while the second disc includes demos and un-released material, including an amazing unreleased collaboration with Liverpool group Shack on Miles Apart. Lipslide, It was released during saint Etienne’s ‘4 year hiatus’ between the albums Tiger Bay (1994) and Good Humor (1998).
[ file under: club pop ]


Simple is a selection of Brussels-based Frenchman Sylvain Chauveau’s works for cinema, composed between 1998-2010. A cohesive collection of out-of-print, rare, and unreleased tracks, The album spans stark / minimal electronic drones, guitar explorations, solo pianos and two 40-piece string orchestra recordings.
[ file under: contemporary ]
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Formed in Glasgow in 1985, Deacon Blue recorded this debut album in London in early 1987. The album features some of the band s bestknown songs in Dignity , Chocolate Girl and When Will You (Make My Telephone Ring). This Deluxe 3 CD and DVD casebound book reissue adds all of the original bonus album Riches, all the remaining b-sides and all the tracks from the 2006 reissue bonus album, along with a DVD featuring the promo videos. The booklet features a newly-written note by Ricky Ross, all the lyrics to his songs and photos from his own collection.
[ file under: dream pop ]


Gatefold slipcase includes 4 exclusive prints** 'Lux' is Brian Eno's first solo album for Warp Records and his first solo album since 2005's 'Another Day On Earth'. It's an absorbing 75 minutes of slow moving, glassy harmonics, plangent piano keys and evaporating strings, all bathed in reverb and allowed to serenely waft about the space with a seemingly aleatoric logic.
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"The luxury gap"

Digitally remastered and expanded deluxe three disc edition of the Synthpop trio's 1983 sophomore album. Includes a bonus CD containing additional remixes plus a bonus DVD that features four videos and four live performances.
[ file under: techno-pop ]


Berlin composer Nils Frahm recently released Screws via Erased Tapes. The curious thing is a nine digits work because he broke his thumb but it didn’t mean to take a break.
[ file under: isolationism ] nulla di nuovo sotto il sole...cdalso available in LP


The House of Love were one of the most successful and critically acclaimed bands to grace Creation Records back in the late 1980s.Their eponymous debut album was cited as one of the best albums of 1988 by music magazines and Indie fans alike. It has been out-of-print on CD for some time now. This deluxe edition offers the band’s complete Creation recordings from 1987-1988, together with a raft of previously unissued bonus material.
[ file under: indie pop ]


On Glow, guitarist Kaki King finally returns to the all-instrumental format that brought her notice and acclaim in the first place.
[ file under: virtuosa ] nulla di nuovo sotto il sole...cdalso available in LP


This reissue includes a second CD/LP containing all the pieces that the band recorded prior to their debut album and a previously unreleased recording of a concert in Holland. The limited edition 180 gram vinyl double LP additionally contains a single with four tracks from a concert in Hamburg where people from the audience perform their own versions accompanied by the band. A lavish booklet includes rare photographs and liner notes by Chris Bohn, editor of the British music magazine The Wire.
[ file under: kraut pop-punk ]

Jonas Munk's work as Manual has never sought to radically reinvent itself. Following 2010's magnum opus, Drowned in Light, as well as a full-length collaboration with German producer Ulrich Schauss from last year, Awash sees Munk dive into a more synth-heavy sound than usual.
[ file under: warp sounds ] nulla di nuovo sotto il sole...cdalso available in LP

"The expanding universe"

Laurie Spiegel's The Expanding Universe is hardly a forgotten or lost gem, but this new re-issue is without a doubt one of the finest things we've heard this year. The album managed to supplant itself in the subconscious of electronic music ever since its release in 1980, and in recent years it has gone from strength to strength forming the building blocks that gave us Emeralds, Oneohtrix Point Never and so much more. 19 track expanded edition (LP format contains the original 4 tracks plus bonus, with CD version included inside).
[ file under: avant-garde ]
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2012 release from this Dream Pop band led by classically trained Parisian Melody Prochet, formerly of The Narcoleptic Dancers and My Bee's Garden. The album was produced by Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker.
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"Casino classics"

Casino Classics was originally issued in 1996 and widely recognised as a milestone remix compilation. It collected all the band’s remixes up to that point plus some specially commissioned for the release. Saint Etienne have worked with some of the most interesting and innovative producers, remixers and DJs of the last twenty years. Names such as Andrew Weatherall, The Chemical Brothers, Richard X, Masters At Work, Underworld, Paul Van Dyk and Aphex Twin have transformed some of Saint Etienne’s best known songs into club classics.
[ file under: club dance pop ]

"Tohu bohu"

"Over the past three years, I have met a lot of people and also been on my own a lot; I have lost myself and found myself again, working frantically; I have learnt to structure the mess inside me. Tohu Bohu is a representation of my own chaos, which I have harnessed, worked my way through and committed to record." Erwan Castek aka Rone.
[ file under: new electronica ]
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"Carino + Singles"

LTM presents the very first compilation of early House singles and Hacienda classics by underground dance act T-Coy, originally released on the Deconstruction imprint between 1987 and 1989. Formed from the ashes of Factory group Quando Quango by Simon Topping (ex A Certain Ratio) and Mike Pickering (Hacienda DJ, later M People). This remastered compilation includes all tracks from the original T-Coy singles on Decon as well as tracks from North and three remixes. The booklet features detailed liner notes and T-Coy images by photographer Kevin Cummins.
[ file under: balearic ]


Formed in London in 2011, Ultraista is a multimedia trio founded on a mutual love of Afrobeat, electronic and dance music, visual art, and tequila. Its members are Parisian vocalist/fine artist Laura Bettinson, and multi- instrumentalist/producers Nigel Godrich and Joey Waronker.
[ file under: indie pop ]
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Leslie Winer &c. brings together tracks from the first two decades of Leslie Winer’s extensive yet little-known body of work. The earliest pieces, recorded in the late eighties, appeared on her debut solo album Witch [Transglobal/Rhythm King, 1993]. First issued as a white label pressing in 1990 and featuring Jah Wobble, Karl Bonnie and Helen Terry, Witch has earned Winer the distinction ‘grandmother of trip hop’ (NME). After its release, Winer all but disappeared from public view, making only sporadic guest appearances on releases by such varied artists as John Hassell (1994) and Bomb the Bass (1995). While she has continued to record throughout the nineties and noughties, little of Winer’s work has surfaced, until now.
[ file under: transgressions ]
"Bish bosch"

Bish Bosch is the fourteenth studio album by the American singer Scott Walker. It was released on 3 December 2012 on 4AD. The album has been described by its creator as being "the final instalment in a trilogy" that also includes Tilt (1995) and The Drift (2006). At seventy-three minutes, Bish Bosch is Walker's longest studio album.
[ file under: a scott trilogy ]
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