The Rolling Stones‘ 1973 album Goats Head Soup will be reissued as a super deluxe edition box set in August. The 3CD+blu-ray package will offer a brand new stereo mix, a 5.1 surround and Dolby Atmos mix, a disc of rarities and alternate mixes and the much desired ‘Brussels Affair’ concert, recorded live at the Forest National Arena in October 1973 is reissued on CD for the first time outside Japan.
Okkervil River have announced their latest full-length effort, In the Rainbow Rain. The follow-up to 2016’s Away is due out April 27 via ATO Records.
Pretty much exactly what it says it is – a combination of the two releases, the Bloodied But Unbowed compilation and the War On 45 EP, on one compact disc. The remastering job is fine, the cover art is all reproduced, and there are even complete lyrics, with one or two exceptions. Anyone wanting to give these guys a listen should start right here.
Cold War On The Rocks presents 20 tracks from the history of Finnish disco and early electronic music. The journey goes from orchestral disco to experimental electronic sounds and back. It includes lone 7” singles from relatively unknown performers, interesting album cuts from artists who are better known in completely different musical genres, and also a few electronic artists whose work is rather underrated.
It's been two years since Roadkill Ghost Choir has taken listeners on a ride. Last trip, brothers Andrew and Zach Shepard packed the car with high aspirations, a top-notch crew of musicians and the profound swelter of the South. With the upcoming arrival of False Youth Etcetera, the brothers have outgrown their roots in a supersonic fashion - exchanging their broken-down vehicles for an electrified magic carpet ride that soars through the night sky. Amidst the surprise success of the band's first record, primary songwriter Andrew was hardened by his experiences on the road, and under pressure to deliver new songs that outshined previous releases. It's no surprise False Youth Etcetera feels like a turn towards the fantastical, an anthemic escape compared to past output. It's immediately felt on the band's first single, "Classics (Die Young)," which bends beautifully and purposefully in the direction of synth-pop, and sets the tone for the entire record.