Cranberries New Vinyl Thursday

It’s Cranberries New Vinyl Thursday. Here’s all of this week’s new vinyl arrivals:

A.A. Bondy – Enderness

Bassnectar – Reflective (Part 3)

Big Thief – U.f.o.f. (Colored Vinyl, Orange, Indie Exclusive)

Brooks & Dunn – Reboot (Gatefold LP Jacket, 140 Gram Vinyl)

Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (Colored Vinyl)

Beyoncé – Lemonade (180 Gram Vinyl, Gatefold LP Jacket, Colored Vinyl, Yellow, Download Insert)

The Beatles – Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (2017 Stereo Mix)

The Cranberries – In The End (Indie Exclusive)

Charly Bliss – Young Enough (Colored Vinyl, Blue)

Dexter Gordon – At The Subway Club 1973 (180 Gram Vinyl)

Dr. Dre – Chronic

Esperanza Spalding – 12 Little Spells (180 Gram Vinyl)

Ex Hex – It’s Real (Black, Digital Download Card)

Fugees – Blunted On Reality

Filthy Friends – Emerald Valley

Weekly Review:

It’s been said that good friends are hard to find, but in the Pacific Northwest, Filthy Friends are who you want to look for. Formed by Sleater-Kinney’s Corin Tucker and R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, this group of mostly famous musicians recently released their second album, Emerald Valley. Named after the area where Tucker grew up, it’s an protest album full of things you’d expect to be protested in Eugene, OR. Deforestation, reliance on oil, politics and the wage gap all make their way to the forefront of this album.
The best song on the album is “Only Lovers Are Broken.” It feels familiar, as if it could find a home on The Pretenders greatest hits album. It’s the most poppy song on the album with lyrics that put you right there in the moment.
Title track “Emerald Valley” digs in (pun intended) to the agricultural assets of Tucker’s hometown and the human impact as the area continues to grow. It’s thoughtful and comprehensive in its recognition of the issues of the area, which makes the song feel deeply personal without feeling overly angry.
The album ends with the ballad “Hey Lacey.” The song focuses on the changing climate of the area, and trying to share her concerns to a wider audience. It’s a beautiful song with a haunting electric guitar moaning in the background under the layer of acoustic guitar. It’s a capstone that provides peaceful closure to what is an otherwise aggressive record.
It will be interesting to see where things go from here. Tucker is working on new material with Sleater-Kinney so it sound like she is keeping her Filthy Friends close and her Sleater-Kinney friends closer. – Brad Simmons

George Strait – Honky Tonk Time Machine

The Get Up Kids – Problems (180 Gram Vinyl, Colored Vinyl, Digital Download Card)

Glass Animals – Zaba

Greta Van Fleet – From The Fires

Gary Clark Jr. – This Land

HEMBREE – House On Fire

Weekly Review:

Kansas City’s own, HEMBREE, has released their first full-length album, “House On Fire”, on Thirty Tigers / Oread Records. So, it’s only fitting that KC’s own Vinyl Underground proudly carry their monumental achievement.
Since 2015, original members Isaac Flynn, Garrett Childers and Eric Davis have been honing their craft through live gigs and 2 self-released EPs. They were joined by brothers Alex & Austin Ward in 2018, and after garnering accolades from NPR, Rolling Stone magazine, and a successful 2018 SXSW stint, they began to focus on re-imagining their overall sound for this album.
And re-imagine they did. They infused dance-able beats into their sense of melody, creating an urgency in these tracks. The songs are tight, concise, and contain catchy hooks. The first two singles, “Culture” and “Almost” hearken back to vintage era The Fixx, yet are fresh and up to date. I enjoy the way this album flows with atmosphere and groove from song to song. If you are familiar with artists Roosevelt, or Arcade Fire, or Joywave, you will definitely enjoy “House On Fire”!
As the third track states, “…it’s the right time…” for HEMBREE !! Support this local band that’s shooting for the stars…come down & pick up a copy TODAY! -David Lombardo

Kelly Finnigan – The Tales People Tell (Red)

Khalid – American Teen (Gatefold LP Jacket, Download Insert)

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – Fishing For Fishies (Colored Vinyl, Green)

Kanye West – Late Registration

L7 – Scatter The Rats

Little Walter – Best Of

Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin 1 (180 Gram Vinyl, Remastered)

Mac Miller – Swimming

Nirvana – Live At The Paramount (180 Gram Vinyl)

Nirvana – Nevermind

Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band – 21st Century Molam

Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band – Planet Lam


Panic! at the Disco- A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out

Robert Glasper – Canvas

R.E.M. – Best Of R.E.M. At The BBC (Gatefold LP Jacket)

Radiohead – In Rainbows (180 Gram Vinyl)

Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow (Black)

Social Distortion – Social Distortion

Sublime – 40oz. To Freedom (Gatefold LP Jacket, 2PC)

Vince Gill – Souvenirs: Greatest Hits

Various ‎– The Basketball Diaries (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Weekly Review:
High school basketball star, junkie, street poet sensation, rock star…Jim Carroll packed a lot of life into the 60 years he spent on this planet. The 1995 film The Basketball Diaries—based on his 1978 memoir—captures him at the beginning of his odyssey, juggling private school, poetry, hoops ‘n’ heroin. A timeless antihero set-up if there ever was one.
The result: one of the best alternative soundtracks of the ‘90s with some off-the-beaten-path finds. The soundtrack is pretty good with some fantastic songs.
Other film soundtracks have done an excellent job at capturing an era,(American Graffiti, Easy Rider, Purple Rain), this collection falls short in this goal leaning heavily on the grunge hook of its 90’s release rather than 70’s punk New York. But still winds up being a very solid collection.
First time on vinyl (basketball orange vinyl to boot) the tunes here have been remastered and limited to 2000 copies. It was originally released for Record Store Day and as of this writing only four copies remain at the Vinyl Underground.
There are a couple of Jim Carroll songs, including the hit “People Who Died”, the original version by The Jim Carroll Band (from Catholic Boy, 1980). The album also features Carroll reading some of his work with Graeme Revell providing some very nice background.
There are other artists as well including Soundgarden (“Blind Dogs”), The Posies (“Come Right Along”), The Cult (“Star”) and others. But the standout track is PJ Harvey’s epic “Down By The Water” (To Bring You My Love, 1995). The song simply steals the show, and fans/collectors will be happy to have along with Massive Internal Complications’ “Strawberry Wine”.  The songs selected are great, but with Carroll’s fascinating and tragic story I would have preferred more songs from the late 1970s New York punk/new wave scene. In the end, The Basketball Diaries  Soundtrack is a great compilation and fans of the album and the 90’s will enjoy hearing it on vinyl and having it available again. -Albert Schmurr

Weyes Blood – Titanic Rising

The Waterboys – Out Of All This Blue

War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream

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