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New Releases for Nov. 24th, 2009

VINYL RELEASES:

Baroness – Blue Record (2x LP)

The Black Diamond Heavies – Alive As F*ck: Masonic Lodge, Covington, KY
Recorded live on a hot-ass night of July the 24th 2009 at Dr. Johnny Walker’s (Soledad Brothers/Cut In the Hill Gang) flat in Covington, Kentucky, this is the BLACK DIAMOND HEAVIES absolutely live and kicking out the jam Southern style. The album is a vinyl only release pressed on BLUE VINYL and LIMITED to 1000 copies

Blakroc – Blakroc (11/27 release)
Only available at indie record stores (with a Black Friday release date) this project was organized by hip-hop mogul Damon Dash and pairs The Black Keys with some of hip-hop’s biggest names – including Q-Tip, Mos Def, Ludacris, RZA, Jim Jones and Pharoahe Monch…

Boris – Japanese Heavy Rock Hits #3
This all new 7″, along with the rest of the Japanese Heavy Rock Hits Series are gonna be must haves for all fans of Boris, Southern Lord, and all tings heavy! This is the final chapter in the 7″ trilogy to be released by Boris before year’s end. Features all new Boris recordings

Brimstone Howl – Big Deal (What’s He Done Lately?)

Gov’t Mule – By A Thread (2x LP, 180g, yellow vinyl)

Les Claypool – Oh Whales and Woe

The Les Claypool Frog Brigade – Purple Onion

Dethklok – Metalocalypse: Dethklok Dethablum II (picture disc)

Bob Dylan – Christmas In The Heart (180g)
Christmas In The Heart, his 47th album and first Christmas release. In a commitment to ending hunger, all of Bob Dylan’s U.S. current and future royalties from sales of Christmas In The Heart will be donated in perpetuity to Feeding America (http://www.feedingamerica.org), guaranteeing that more than four million meals will be provided to over 1.4 million people in need in this country during this year’s holiday season. 15 classic Christmas songs done only as Dylan can do

Matt & Kim – Matt & Kim

Paramore – Brand New Eyes
Over 2 million records sold, three gold and one platinum single, a gold DVD release, countless sold out tour dates and numerous awards and nominations including the 2008 Grammy Nomination For “Best New Artist” Award, you can say that Paramore has reached mainstream stardom. Arguably one of the most anticipated releases of 2009, “brand new eyes” is by far the band’s most personal album. Produced by Grammy Award-winner Rob Cavallo (Green Day, Kid Rock, My Chemical Romance) and co-produced by the band, the long-awaited follow-up to 2007’s platinum certified second album, “Riot!” The 11-track collection is unquestionably Paramore’s best and brightest album to date

Primus – Frizzle Fry

Russian Circles – Geneva (2x LP, clear vinyl)

Tegan and Sara – Sainthood (+ CD)

Them Crooked Vultures – Them Crooked Vultures

Various Artists – Daptone Gold (2x LP)
Daptone compilation featuring rarities, classics and previously unreleased tracks from Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, The Budos Band, Binky Griptite, Lee Fields, Antibalas and many more in gold digipak packaging. Liner notes by Douglas Wolk.

Yacht – Psychic City 7″
Limited edition picture disc single! YACHT returns with a special limited-edition product and the first picture-disc DFA has ever made. The single compiles two remixes of “Psychic City” never before released on vinyl! First, Los Angeles superstars Classixx effortlessly transform the song into a slo-mo electro-dancefloor steamroller. Joe Godard (member of the band Hot Chip and head of forward-thinking Greco Roman Records) then flips the track into a lost mid-80s classic, as if OMD were trying new ideas for a John Hughes film

Neil Young LP reissues
Eveybody Knows This Is Nowhere, Neil Young, After The Gold Rush and Harvest

CD RELEASES:

The Beatles limited edition Box Sets
Magical Mystery Tour, Help and Hard Day’s Night all get the limited edition treament, with deluxe packaging including new liner notes, a t-shirt, previously unseen photos, and a mini-documentary on the making of each album

The Black Diamond Heavies – Alive As F*ck: Masonic Lodge, Covington, KY

Blakroc – Blakroc (11/27 release)

Brimstone Howl – Big Deal (What’s He Done Lately?)
LIMITED EDITION of 800 on ORANGE VINYL. Brand new album by Lincoln’s favorite garage sons. This time the gang went to Costa Mesa, CA, to record “Big Deal (What’s He Done Lately?)”- (the title references a quote from Johnny Ramone about Phil Spector) – at the Distillery under the guidance of engineer/producer Mike McHugh (Black Lips, Andre Williams, Jon Spencer, etc). The result is considerably more fuzzed than their previous work with Jim Diamond but still pummels. In fact it’s a blast from start to finish!

Fever Ray – Fever Ray (deluxe 2-CD + DVD)

Holopaw – Oh, Glory. Oh, Wilderness

Jay Reatard – Blood Visions

Lady Gaga – The Fame Monster

Lateef The Truth Speaker – Truth Is Love

Moby – Wait For Me (deluxe 2-CD + DVD)
Collectors edition of June ’09 release, disc 1 is the main album with the 2 bonus tracks ‘One Time We Lived’ and ‘Mistake’ (French Version), disc 2 is an ambient version of the album, dvd (Pal RC-0) has 17 live tracks and all the videos from the last album

Rihanna – Rated R

Townes Van Zandt – In The Beginning
Fat Possum is proud to reissue In the Beginning, a collection of ten recordings produced by Jack Clement (Johnny Cash, U2, Waylon Jennings) in 1966. Recorded almost two years before the original release of For Sake of the Song, this is Townes in his original element and already writing about drifters, losers, and gamblers

Various Artists – Daptone Gold

Various Artists – Ghostly International presents: Moongadget
Ghostly affiliate Moodgadget Records exclusively releases music by up-and-coming artists; with the Nocturnal Suite, Moodgadget not only “exposes the diversity in electronic music,” it unites dazzlingly talented, like-minded artists working in wildly divergent stylistic fields into a grand, unified whole. Like its predecessor, the Moodgadget-curated Rorschach Suite & Synchronicity Suite, the Nocturnal Suite plays like a lovingly assembled mixture, compiling brief, catchy, electronic-minded pop songs built for obsessive repeat listening. The Nocturnal Suite encompasses dance music, indie rock, synth-pop, experimental instrumentals – and, yes, electronic music – but its emotional core is its biggest asset

Tom Waits – Glitter and Doom: Live (2-CD)

DVD RELEASES:

The Black Crowes – Cabin Fever
Cabin Fever was an innovative recording session where Before The Frost…Until The Freeze was recorded over a series of five nights at Levon Helm Studios. The sessions were filmed in front of an intimate live audience and allows the viewer into the recording studio with the band. Songwriting sessions are revealed and lots of never before seen banter and behind the scenes footage is shown