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  • Eugene McDaniels' Soul Classic 'Headless Heroes of the Apocalypse' Gets 50th Anniversary Reissue

    Influential and endlessly sampled LP to be reissued on vinyl in U.S. for first time since 1971

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  • Beatles Producer George Martin: Secret EDM Pioneer?

    Two unearthed electronic recordings from producer as "Ray Cathode" set to be reissued in May

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  • Joseph Arthur Talks 20th-Anniversary Reissue, Support From Peter Gabriel and Dave Grohl

    “The cast of characters who made that project brings back so much love in my heart about it," he says

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  • Eighties Metal Band Formed by 5 Finnish Teens Returns on 2019's Coolest Reissue

    New comp collects the complete discography of Santa Lucia, which wove together metal, prog, punk, and pop into a weird yet captivating whole

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  • Stone Temple Pilots Announce 'Purple' Super Deluxe Edition

    25th anniversary edition of album will include demos, unreleased live recordings

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  • Bouquets From a Cloudy Sky

    Founded in London in 1963 by singer Phil May and an original Rolling Stone, guitarist Dick Taylor, the Pretty Things took their name from a 1955 Bo Diddley single and covered four of his tunes on their debut LP. The Pretties also supercharged Diddley's iconic shuffle and tremolo strum into an avenging-R&B mayhem — caught right […]

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  • Dread Prophecy

    As Bob Marley took reggae to the world in the Seventies, singer-producer Vivian Jackson, a.k.a. Yabby You, was filling the wake in Jamaica with righteous and sensual singles — the sublime debut, "Conquering Lion," the poised confrontations "Jah Vengeance" and "Run Come Rally" — that fused dread sermons and R&B-vocal class. On this three-CD set, Jackson (who […]

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  • Doolittle 25

    This three-disc 25th-anniversary package gives the Pixies' surreal 1989 breakthrough the monument it deserves. Along with the original LP, B sides and Peel Session performances illuminate the frenetic process leading up to classics like "Debaser" and "Gouge Away." Best of all are the unreleased 1988 demos: Recorded in a basement under a hair salon near […]

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  • Alive 2007 (Reissue)

    Musically, this deluxe vinyl set is everything Daft Punk's 2013 triumph, Random Access Memories, wasn't: primarily electronic beats aimed at dance floors – specifically, Bercy Arena, in the group's hometown, Paris. Recorded on the duo's 2006-07 tour, a landmark of stadium-pop showmanship, Alive 2007 proves the music equaled the spectacle. With clever teases (the flickers […]

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  • When You Land Here, It's Time to Return

    In the late Nineties, James Mercer was just another indie-rock journeyman, living in Albuquerque with a head full of melodies. This crisply remastered 1997 set is a lost Shins album in all but name: Backed by the same crew who joined him on early Shins outings, Mercer was already writing top-shelf sad-sack anthems. "Deluca" and […]

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