Arlo Parks New Vinyl Thursday

It’s Arlo Parks New Vinyl Thursday at The Vinyl Underground at 7th Heaven. Check out this week’s list of new vinyl arrivals and Flash Sales:

Arlo Parks – My Soft Machine (Green Colored Vinyl, Indie Exclusive)

Arlo Parks sophomore album, My Soft Machine, is a deeply personal body of work; a narration of Parks’ experiences as she navigates her 20’s and the growth intertwined. It follows her highly-praised debut album, Collapsed in Sunbeams, which received two GRAMMY nominations for Best New Artist and Best Alternative Music Album, won the BRIT Award for Best New Artist, received the Honda Mercury Prize, won the BBC Introducing Artist Of The Year Award, was nominated for Breakthrough International Act at the BET Awards and reached the top 3 on the UK Album Charts. Parks shares about how the new album and album title came to fruition: “The world/our view of it is peppered by the biggest things we experience – our traumas, upbringing, vulnerabilities almost like visual snow. This record is life through my lens, through my body – the mid 20s anxiety, the substance abuse of friends around me, the viscera of being in love for the first time, navigating PTSD and grief and self-sabotage and joy, moving through worlds with wonder and sensitivity- what it’s like to be trapped in this particular body. There is a quote from a Joanna Hogg film called The Souvenir, it’s an A24 semi-autobiographical film with Tilda Swinton – it recounts a young film student falling in love with an older, charismatic man then being drawn into his addiction – in an early scene he’s explaining why people watch films – ‘we don’t want to see life as it is played out we want to see life as it is experienced in this soft machine.’ So, there we have it… My Soft Machine.” The album was recorded between London and Los Angeles throughout 2021/2022. Arlo worked alongside producers including Paul Epworth, Ariel Rechtshaid, Romil Hemnani (Brockhampton), Frank Ocean-collaborator Buddy Ross, and Carter Lang (SZA), whilst also self-producing a run of material on the album. The record features a guest vocal from musician and friend, Phoebe Bridgers.

Aaliyah – Ultimate Aaliyah

A$AP Rocky – Long.Live.A$AP (Deluxe Edition, Orange, Yellow Colored Vinyl)

The Acacia Strain – Failure Will Follow

Alice Coltrane – Ptah The El Daoud (Verve By Request Series)

Ahmad Jamal Trio – Ahmad Jamal Trio (Limited 180-Gram Vinyl with Bonus Tracks)

This album was recorded three years before Ahmad Jamal’s rise to fame following the success of his 1958 Pershing and Spotlight live albums. Issued in 1956, the LP The Ahmad Jamal Trio comprises performances from an extended single 1955 Epic session in New York. Jamal was accompanied by the legendary bassist Israel Crosby, and guitarist Ray Crawford. (His later trios would feature drums instead of guitar.) 180-gram VIRGIN VINYL LIMITED EDITION. The Complete Album + 2 Bonus Tracks

Beastie Boys – Solid Gold Hits

Beastie Boys – Beastie Boys : Ill Communication

Beastie Boys – Check Your Head (180 Gram Vinyl, Remastered, 2 LPs)

The Beatles – Rubber Soul (180 Gram Vinyl, Remastered, Reissue)

Bob Marley & the Wailers – Legend

Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans (Orange Colored Vinyl)

Caribou – Our Love (Colored Vinyl, Pink, Limited Edition, Digital Download Card)

Our Love is formed around a mixture of digital pop production, hip hop-inspired beats, muted house basslines, and a love of shuffling garage that can be traced all the way back to the time of Start Breaking My Heart – all of which are, of course, filtered through Dan’s own unique perspective. The warm analog sounds of classic soul should not be overlooked either, for they weave themselves most intensely into the record’s DNA. In fact, Our Love is probably Caribou’s most soulful record to date, with tracks like “Back Home” whose heartfelt lyrics – dealing in tired relationships and a weary kind of love – and organic nature cut through the bubbling synths and blissful euphoria of their synthetic constructions. It’s not all downbeat of course; while some thoughts linger on mortality, loss, and letting go, there is always an element of celebration.

Cage the Elephant – Melophobia (180 Gram Vinyl, Digital Download Card)

The Cure – Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me (180 Gram Vinyl)

De La Soul – 3 Feet High And Rising (180 Gram Yellow Colored Vinyl)

De La Soul – Buhloone Mindstate

Depeche Mode – Violator

Death Grips – The Money Store (180 Gram Vinyl, Download Insert)

Death Grips – No Love Deep Web (Indie Exclusive, Limited Edition, Colored Vinyl, Clear Vinyl, Anniversary Edition)

Daft Punk – Random Access Memories (10th Anniversary Edition, Triple 180 Gram Vinyl, Booklet, Poster)

Dolly Parton – Jolene (140 Gram Vinyl, Download Insert)

Deftones – Adrenaline (180 Gram Vinyl)

Deftones – Saturday Night Wrist

Eminem – Recovery

Fats Navarro – The Fabulous Fats Navarro, Vol. 1 (Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series)

Foo Fighters – In Your Honor

Funkadelic – Cosmic Slop

The Fugees – Score

Fun. – Aim and Ignite

Gnod – Live At Roadburn 2022

Ghost – Impera

Ghost – Phantomime

Glass Animals – Dreamland (180 Gram Vinyl)

Godsmack – When Legends Rise (5th Anniversary White Vinyl) (Limited Edition, White Colored Vinyl, Anniversary Edition)

John Coltrane – Africa / Brass (180 Gram Vinyl)

Juice Wrld – Goodbye & Good Riddance (5th Anniversary Deluxe Edition, Bonus Tracks)

Junior Kimbrough – Sad Days Lonely Nights

Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D City

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly

Lucy Dacus – Historian (Deluxe Edition, Red Colored Vinyl)

Limited red colored vinyl LP pressing. For the fifth anniversary of her sophomore album, Lucy Dacus releases a limited red vinyl edition of Historian with packaging restored to the never before seen original front cover artwork.

Love and Rockets – Love And Rockets

Les Rallizes Dénudés – Azabu Studio Demo 1985, Vol. 2

Lauryn Hill- Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Michael Jackson – Bad (Picture Disc Vinyl)

Michael Jackson – Off The Wall (Gatefold LP Jacket)

Michael Jackson – Thriller (Gatefold LP Jacket)

MF Doom – MM…Food (Green, Pink Vinyl, Indie Exclusive)

Mac Miller – K.I.D.S.

Mac Miller – Watching Movies With The Sounds Off (Limited Edition, Gatefold LP Jacket)

Madlib – Low Budget High Fi Music

Marvin Gaye – I Want You

Mac DeMarco – 2 – 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Mayhem – Ordo Ad Chao (Limited Edition, Yellow, Red Colored Vinyl, Gatefold LP Jacket)

Neil Young – Harvest (Remastered)

N.W.A. – Greatest Hits (Bonus Track, Remastered)

OutKast – Atliens

OutKast – Stankonia

Otis Redding – Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings Soul (180 Gram Vinyl)

Panic at the Disco – Pretty.Odd

Prince – Purple Rain (180 Gram Vinyl, Remastered)

The Smiths – Queen Is Dead

Steely Dan – Countdown To Ecstasy (180-gram)

At long last, the classic Steely Dan catalog is back on vinyl. Led by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen, Steely Dan released 7 albums from 1972-1980. The vinyl series continues with Countdown to Ecstasy, the band’s sprawling 1973 sophomore LP with standouts such as “Bodhisattva,” “Show Biz Kids” and “My Old School.”

Stooges – Fun House (Colored Vinyl, Red, Black, 140 Gram Vinyl, Brick & Mortar Exclusive)

SZA – SOS (140 Gram Vinyl)

Tinariwen – Amatssou (White Colored Vinyl)

Tyler The Creator – Igor (150 Gram Vinyl, Gatefold LP Jacket)

Tool – Lateralus

2Pac – All Eyez On Me

Tyler Childers – Long Violent History (140 Gram Vinyl)

The Undertones – Hypnotised

The Undertones – The Undertones

Up-Tight And Makoto Kawabata – Up-Tight And Makoto Kawabata

Various Artists – Guardians Of The Galaxy 3: Awesome Mix Vol 3

Various Artists – A Tribute to Pink Floyd: Return To The Dark Side Of The Moon (Colored Vinyl, Red, Black, Blue, Bonus Track)

Various – The Lost Boys (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Limited Edition, Red Colored Vinyl, Anniversary Edition)

Wu-Tang Clan – Enter Wu-Tang

Youngboy Never Broke Again – The Last Slimeto




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