11/28/2014

Ariel Pink @ The Regent



Ariel Pink plays tonight at The Regent, Friday, November 28th 2014.

Photo: Angel Ceballos
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11/26/2014

Blackest Ever Black announces 12" EP for Tarcar


TARCAR ANNOUNCES MINCE GLACE 12" EP
FOR BLACKEST EVER BLACK
LISTEN TO 'FIREBALL' HERE
OUT 12/15, PRE-ORDER NOW

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.”

A modern-day revenge tragedy in six parts. Symmetrical, finespun, almost courtly; but quick-tempered with it, and far from blood-shy.

A picture emerges: domestic disturbances, pissing on the compost heap, noise complaints from hateful neighbours. Sulking, pouting, goading – a hierarchy of needs. Cold leaves and Christmas. Body-clocks betrayed. Staying up late to collect bottles to smash in the carpark across the road. Marijuana and make-believe. Cracking this thin ice with deft stomping aplomb.

Due out December 15, 2014, in an edition of 300. Recommended if you carry a torch for AC Marias, Brenda Ray, General Strike, The Poems, Robert Storey or other such angels of shut-in dub dysfunction.

 
Tarcar
Mince Glace
Blackest Ever Black

12/15/14
 
A1. Game Is Up
A2. Visions Of The Night
A3. Emboldened
B1. Loathing And Fear In December
B2. Refugees
B3. Fireball

 
 

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The Postal Service’s Everything Will Change DVD/Blu-Ray

The Postal Service’s Everything Will Change DVD/Blu-Ray & Flake Music’s When You Land Here, It’s Time To Return remixed & remastered reissue out now on Sub Pop

The Postal Service’s Give Up Single LP reissue also available
Plus - Sub Pop Holiday Gift Guide
The Postal Service’s Everything Will Change DVD/BluRay and a single LP reissue of Give Up, along with Flake Music’s newly remixed & remastered When You Land Here, It’s Time to Return are available now worldwide from Sub Pop.

The Postal Service’s Everything Will Change is the feature-length documentary concert film that captures two nights of performances (July 26th & 27th) at the Greek Theater in Berkeley, CA during their 2013 reunion tour. In addition, Give Up is available for the first time as a single vinyl LP. Read more about The Postal Service here.

Flake Music’s When You Land Here, It’s Time to Return was originally released in 1997 on Northern California label Omnibus Records. This Aural Apothecary reissue, remixed by Kennie Takahashi and remastered by J.J. Golden at Golden Mastering, features the original album’s 11 tracks and a reinterpretation of the album art.

James Mercer (The Shins, Broken Bells) formed Flake Music in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1992 with Neal Langford on guitar, Phil Higgs and then Marty Crandall on bass and Jesse Sandoval on drums. From 1992 to 1997, Flake Music released several singles before releasing When You Land Here… in 1997. In 1996, Mercer started The Shins as an outlet for his songwriting. The Shins' debut Oh, Inverted World was released in 2001 on Sub Pop, and just surpassed 700k copies scanned. Read more about Flake Music here.

In other news, Sub Pop’s handsome and alluring Holiday 2014 Gift Guide, featuring an assortment of Sub Pop-branded items including winter hats, gloves, T-shirts, tote bags, and more is up now.http://subpopholiday.tumblr.com/

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King Tuff's Shares 2015 Tour Dates + Sirius XMU session

Photo credit: Dan Monick
King Tuff announces new 2015 tour dates in support of Black Moon Spell
Performs “Eyes of the Muse” on Conan December 17th
Sirius XMU Session;
Watch ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ Performances
King Tuff’s ‘Black Moon Spell’ available now on CD/LP/DL
worldwide from Sub Pop
King Tuff has expanded his 2014/2015 tour schedule in support of Black Moon Spell, his critically acclaimed new album. His European trek is currently underway, with a show tonight, November 26th in Hamburg, DE at Hafenklang and ends on December 7th in London, UK at Coronet Theatre.  King Tuff will resume touring with late winter/early spring North American run, which spans January 7th in Santa Ana, CA at The Observatory through April 8th in Omaha, NE at Waiting Room. Along the way, he’ll play shows with J Mascis (December 5th), Ex Hex (January 12th-24th), and Father John Misty (March 25th-April 8th). Please find an updated list of tour dates below.
In other news, King Tuff’s Sirius XMU session airs tonight, November 26th at 9pm ET, with repeats scheduled the following days and times: Thursday November 27th at 4pm ET; Friday, November 28th at 9am ET; Sunday, November 30th at 12 pm ET.  On a related note, Black Moon Spell recently spent 4 weeks (October 14 - November 4) at #1 on the CMJ Top 200 albums chart.
And finally, we’re very excited to share the news that King Tuff will perform Black Moon Spell track “Eyes of the Muse” on CONAN Wednesday, December 17th.  Meanwhile, you can now watch his awesome performances of “Black Moon Spell” and “Madness” on Last Call With Carson Daly.
Black Moon Spell, featuring the highlights “Eyes of the Muse,” “Headbanger,” and the title track, was produced & mixed by Bobby Harlow at Studio B in Los Angeles, CA, with the exception of  “I Love You Ugly” and “Radiation,” which were produced by King Tuff. Black Moon Spell is available now through theSub Pop Mega Mart,  iTunes and Amazon.
What people are saying about King Tuff & Black Moon Spell:
“Thomas wins the 2014 glam-rock revival, plain and simple; Black Moon Spell is loaded with sterling examples of the genre from front-to-back.” [First Listen] - NPR Music
“Los Angeles-based singer-guitarist Kyle Thomas turns his love for Black Sabbath-style metal and T. Rex-style glam into exuberantly scuzzed-out-neo-Seventies guitar rock…But the real treat is his musical showmanship and the grimy guitars, especially on songs like the sweetly lascivious “Sick Mind.” He transforms his heroes’ black magic into debauched fun.” - Rolling Stone
“Crunchy riffs, sugary power-pop harmonies and a general beatific dudeness… Your fantasy coast-to-coast road trip will be poorer without this." - The Guardian

A scuzzy mix of garage rock and power pop, it's catnip for radio DJs in the spirit of The Who and Big Star. King Tuff is a he, not a band: Kyle Thomas has made three records as King Tuff, and the new one is called Black Moon Spell. "Eyes of the Muse" is an irresistible blast of guitar-driven pop with wild-man, Keith Moon-esque drum parts. ["Heavy Rotation" via "Morning Edition"] - NPR
“Thomas is a master craftsman with pedigree and Black Moon Spell is scuzzy, wired and bulging with Marc Bolan vocals, riffs Jimmy Page forgot to stick on a Zeppelin album and a bunch of outrageously catchy choruses. Big fun." - NME
“Kyle Thomas' King Tuff returns fiercer than ever with his take on psychedelia and classic rock, with generous doses of headbanging, humour and sentimentality. Black Moon Spell is an impressively diverse album, from the ballad "Staircase of Diamonds" and slick greaser tune "Eddie's Song" to the pared down acoustic "Ugly" and Ramones-y "Sick Mind.” [8/10, Review] - Exclaim!
“If the self-titled record was the test to see what exactly King Tuff was capable of, Black Moon Spell is the streamlining of those results, adjusting them to achieve maximum impact. If you found the replay value of King Tuff to be pretty high, this one’s going to raise the bar.” - Passion of the Weiss
"Heading straight back into the studio with a mission to freak the fuck out, what emerges is sheer, primordial garage rock ooze. Unrelenting from the off, Black Moon Spell is visceral rock 'n' roll, all blood, sweat, tears and outrageous riffs.” - Clash
"Black Moon Spell is defined by cataclysmic, thrashing crescendos and the kind of grubby riff that tends to be found in Jack White’s “DON’T OPEN: TOP SECRET” drawer.” “His most impressive bit of songwriting yet.” - DIY
“Kyle Thomas has made noise with a lot of different bands: Happy Birthday, Feathers, Witch. But he really hit his artistic stride when he renamed himself King Tuff and started knocking out snotty, scabby, attitudinally glammed-out garage rock. King Tuff’s new album Black Moon Spell... rips and snorts and kicks and struts.” STEREOGUM
Now, with Black Moon Spell, Thomas seizes that amphetamine groove and launches it into a glittering explosion. It’s an album whose fiber is built on the smoky cigarette haze of a dimly lit dive bar — best served with whiskey and a raucous crowd. Even through charges of distortion and screeching, fuzzed-out guitar, the hooks are catchy as hell, churning out infectiously sunny waves and sharply angled guitars. Thomas’ energy is palpable, and his magnetism smacks of the nervy core of late ’70s rock. -Consequence of Sound
"For his latest concoction, Sub Pop slack-rocker King Tuff has filled his broiling, metaphorical cauldron to the brim with incantatory snarls about “witches’ brew”, searing guitar solos and bucketloads of blood, ‘hot winter’ sweat and so on, with the outcome an intoxicating potion of big ol’ glam-rock proportions.” -Dots & Dashes
"King Tuff is the epitome of American Rock, he is larger than life with huge riffs and even crazier lyrics." -Louder Than War
“From the moment Black Moon Spell surges into life through shudderingly distorted, powerful guitar riffs and hauntingly aggressive vocals, it’s clear that Tuff means business.” - Crack Magazine
“Fourteen songs packed full of sex, classic rock references, parties, teenage rebellion, weirdness and downright stupidity… Black Moon Spell is one hell of a ride.” - London in Stereo
Tour Dates
Nov. 26 - Hamburg, DE - Hafenklang
Nov. 27 - Berlin, DE - Magnet Club
Nov. 29 - Vienna, AT - Arena Vienna
Nov. 30 - Ravenna, IT - Bronson
Dec. 02 - Geneva, CH -  La Graviere
Dec. 03 - Paris, FR - Point FMR
Dec. 04 - Brussels, BE - Madame Moustache
Dec. 05 - Antwerp, BE - Trix $
Jan. 07 - Santa Ana, CA - Constellation Room
Jan. 08 - Tucson, Az - The Flycatcher
Jan. 09 - El Paso, TX - The Lowbrow
Jan. 10 - Marfa, TX - Padres
Jan. 12 - McAllen, TX - Cine El Rey *
Jan. 13 - Houston, TX - Walters Downtown *
Jan. 14 - New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jacks *
Jan. 15 - Tallahassee, FL - Club Downunder  *
Jan. 16 - Tampa, FL - Crowbar  *
Jan. 17 -  Miami, FL - Churchill's * ^
Jan. 19 - Gainesville, FL - High Dive *
Jan. 20 - Savannah, GA -  Hang Fire Bar *
Jan. 21 - Charlotte, NC - Neighborhood Theater  *
Jan. 22 - Athens, GA -  40 Watt *
Jan. 23 - Birmingham, Al - The Bottletree *
Jan. 24 - Memphis, TN - Hi Tone Cafe  *
Jan. 27 - Denver, CO -  Larimer Lounge
Jan. 30 - Las Vegas, NV 
- Bunkhouse Saloon 
Mar. 25 - Nashville, TN  - Marathon Music Works #
Mar. 26 - Atlanta, GA  - Variety Playhouse #
Mar. 27 - Asheville, NC - Orange Peel #
Mar. 28 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club #
Mar. 31 - Boston, MA - Paradise #
Apr. 01 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer #
Apr. 03 - Chicago, IL - Vic Theatre #
Apr. 04 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue #
Apr. 07 - Lawrence, KS - Granada Theater #
Apr. 08 - Omaha, NE - Waiting Room#
$ w/ J Mascis
* w/ Ex Hex
^ w/ Jacuzzi Boys
# w/Father John Misty

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11/25/2014

Dais Records to re-issue William S. Burrough's "Nothing Here Now But The Recordings"



DAIS RECORDS TO RE-ISSUE
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
NOTHING HERE NOW BUT THE RECORDINGS
WATCH AN INTERVIEW WITH GENESIS P-ORRIDGE
VIA THE FADER

In 1980, Genesis P-Orridge and Peter “Sleazy” Christopherson (then of Throbbing Gristle renown) travelled to New York City to meet up at the fortified apartment, known as The Bunker, of famed beat writer and cultural pioneer William S. Burroughs and his executor James Grauerholz to starting the daunting task to compile the experimental sounds works of Burroughs, which, up until that point, had never been heard.

During those visits, Burroughs would play back his tape recorder experiments featuring his spoken word “cut-ups”, collaged field recordings from his travels and his flirtations with EVP recording techniques, pioneered by Latvian intellectual Konstantins Raudive.  Throughout the next year, P-Orridge, Christopherson and Grauerholz would spent countless hours compiling various edits, each collection showcasing Burroughs sensitive ear and keen experimental prowess for audio anomaly within technical limitations.

By the time 1981 came through, Burroughs had relocated to Lawrence, KS in which to escape the violence and mania of New York City life.  It is in Lawrence that P-Orridge and Christopherson put the finishing touches on the record that would be known as “Nothing Here Now but the Recordings”.  The album would come out in the Spring of 1981 as the final release for the shuttering Industrial Records, brought about by the dissolution of Throbbing Gristle.  The album remained out of print until 1998 when John Giorno and theGiorno Poetry Systems included the album on a multi-disc retrospective CD box set compiling the majority of Burroughs seminal recordings.

Dais Records is honored to have worked with the Estate of William S. Burroughs to finally reissue, for the first time since its original release in 1981, a proper album reissue of William S. Burroughs “Nothing Here Now but the Recordings” in its original vinyl format to celebrate the centennial anniversary of Burroughs. Fully remastered from the original master tapes in a limited edition of 1,000 vinyl copies.

Watch an interview with Genesis P-Orridge regarding the release below! 
 
WATCH: Interview with Genesis P-Orridge:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1H3NCqEbgjU
 
 


WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
NOTHING HERE NOW BUT THE RECORDINGS
DAIS RECORDS
JANUARY 2015


Side A
1. Captain Clark Welcomes You Aboard
2. The Saints Go Marching Through All The Popular Tunes
3. Summer Will
4. Outside The Pier Prowed Like Electric Turtles
5. The Total Taste Is Here – News Cut-Up
6. Choral Section, Backwards
7. We See The Future Through The Binoculars Of The People
8. Just Checking Your Summer Recordings

Side B
9. Creepy Letter – Cut-Up At The Beat Hotel In Paris
10. Inching – "Is This Machine Recording?"
11. Handkerchief Masks – News Cut-Up
12. Word Falling – Photo Falling
13. Throat Microphone Experiment
14. It's About Time To Identify Oven Area
15. Last Words of Hassan Sabbah

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Little Boots Unveils Two New Tracks "Pretty Tough" and "Heroine"


LITTLE BOOTS UNVEILS NEW TRACKS
"HEROINE" AND "PRETTY TOUGH"

"BUSINESS PLEASURE" EP OUT DECEMBER 1ST


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"PRETTY TOUGH"

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"HEROINE"
"Pretty Tough," is a darkly hypnotic, synth-heavy gem." - SPIN Magazine
 
"Heroine" is a gorgeous production from start to finish, and endlessly replayable." - Idolator

With the imminent “Business Pleasure” EP set for release on December 1st, Little Boots rewrites the rules of the pop book once more, seizing control of the reins and travelling further down her own unique path. The infectious tunes and beats are still intact of course, but now Victoria Hesketh has joined forces with esteemed leftfield producers such as Com Truise, Peter Wade and Simian Mobile Disco’s Jas Shaw to create something entirely in a league of its own.

“Taste It”, the lead track from the EP featured Little Boots’ glacial vocals set against minimalist beats to unsettling yet addictive effect. Meanwhile, new track “Heroine” (premiered via the UK's Guardian) imbues the electronic landscape with a sense of elegant melancholia, and on the menacing “Pretty Tough” (which premiered via SPIN Magazine) she takes on the naysayers with the righteous warning “You think I’m pretty, oh well, I can be pretty tough”. It’s just another intriguing glimpse at the off-kilter world that Hesketh is constructing for herself, and reason why the reinvention of Little Boots is certainly one worth getting excited about.

“BUSINESS PLEASURE” EP OUT 12/01
PRE-ORDER NOW


Track-listing:
1. Taste It
2. Heroine
3. Business Pleasure
4. Pretty Tough
 

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J Mascis: Tiny Desk Concert

Watch: J Mascis’s “Tiny Desk Concert” via NPR Music
http://www.npr.org/event/music/365731818/j-mascis-tiny-desk-concert
You can now watch J Mascis’s wonderful “Tiny Desk Concert,” featuring Tied to a Star tracks “Stumble,” “Drifter”/”Heal the Star” and the Dinosaur Jr. classic  “Little Fury Things” (from You’re Living All Over Me).NPR Music’s Bob Boilen says of the performance, “The loudest guy in the world came to the “Tiny Desk” to perform some of his quietest music...for years a guy who's turned my ears red, showed up armed with just an acoustic guitar. I even had an amp for that guitar all lined up, but he decided to not plug in. So we get a rare treat: a low-key J Mascis, performing emotional songs...If you think Mascis draws all his power from sheer volume, this ought to convince you otherwise (see NPR Music November 22).
In related news, Sub Pop will release J Mascis’ cover of the Mazzy Star classic “Fade Into You,” as a Record Store Day Black Friday exclusive on November 28th. The 7” single features “Fade Into You” on the A-side, and the previously-unreleased “Outside” on the B-side, which was recorded during sessions for Tied to a Star.  The “Fade Into You” single is limited to 4000 copies worldwide.
J Mascis 2014/15 world headlining tour in support of Tied to a Star on will resume on December 2nd in Zurich, CH at Bogen F and currently ends on February 28th in Auckland, NZ at The Studio. Please find a complete list of tour dates below.
Tied to a Star, led by the songs “Every Morning” and “Wide Awake,” was recorded and produced by Mascis and mixed by John Agnello at Bisquiteen in Amherst, MA. Tied to a Star is now available fromSub Pop MegamartiTunes, and Amazon.
"Mascis is now as skilled at quiet as he is with loud" [3.5/5 stars] - Rolling Stone
"On the sweet, shaggily swooning Tied to a Star, the jolts tend to come from the music's simple beauty" - NPR Music
“It makes for a more organically toned collection that proves the grey wizard doesn’t need heavy distortion to stay at the top of his game.” [8/10] - NME
“J’s mature-era peak continues.” [4/5] - MOJO
“Full of sweet sounds and precise picking.” [4/5] - Q
“On his second solo record, Tied to a Star, Mascis molds yet another subdued prism through which to glimpse his rare genius as a guitarist and songwriter.” [8.1 /10] - PASTE
Tour Dates
Dec. 02 - Zurich, CH - Bogen F
Dec. 03 - Luxemborg, LU - Rockhal
Dec. 05 - Antwerp, BE - Trix
Dec. 06 - Groningen, NL - Vera
Dec. 07 - Utrecht, NL - Tivoli de Helling
Dec. 08 - Kortijk, BE - De Kreun
Dec. 10 - Tours, FR -    Temps Machine     
Dec. 11 - Bordeaux, FR - Le Krakatoa (Wintercamp)^    
Dec. 15 - Berlin, DE - Lido
Dec. 16 - Copenhagen, DK - Copenhagen Small Vega
Dec. 17 - Gothenberg, SE - Pusterviksbaren
Dec. 18 - Oslo, NO - Parkteatret
Dec. 19 - Stockholm, SE - Strand
Dec. 20 - Helsinki, FI - Nosturi
Jan. 07 - Bristol, UK - Marble Factory
Jan. 08 - London, UK - Scala
Jan. 09 - Brighton, UK - Haunt
Jan. 10 - Manchester, UK - Ruby Lounge
Jan. 14 - Cardiff, UK - Globe
Jan. 15 -  Cambridge, UK -  Cambridge Junction 2
Jan. 16 - Nottingham, UK - Rescue Rooms
Jan. 17 - Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social Club
Jan. 18 - Newcastle, UK - Cluny
Jan. 19 - Glasgow, UK - Glasgow School of Art
Feb. 13 -  Melbourne, AU - Melbourne Recital Centre
Feb. 14 - Adelaide, AU - Garden of Unearthly Delights
Feb. 15 - Hobart, AU - Republic Bar
Feb. 18 - Canberra, AU - Street Theatre
Feb. 19 - Brisbane, AU - The Zoo
Feb. 20 - Gold Coast, AU - The Soundlounge
Feb. 21 - Sydney, AU - The Factory
Feb. 23 - Perth, AU - PIAF, The Festival Gardens
Feb. 24 - Perth, AU - PIAF, The Festival Gardens
Feb. 26 - Christchurch, NZ - Dux Live
Feb. 27 - Wellington, NZ - Bodega
Feb. 28 - Auckland, NZ - The Studio
^ w/ Mirel Wagner
For additional information on tickets and fan pre-sales, please visit http://www.jmascis.com.

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Public Enemy Reissue Albums Available Today

PUBLIC ENEMY REISSUE 1988 CLASSIC IT TAKES A NATION OF MILLIONS TO HOLD US BACK AND 1990'S FEAR OF A BLACK PLANET FOR DEF JAM/UMe
Lenticular Album Cover & Multi-Disc CD/DVD Bundles Available Now at RespectTheClassics.com
  
 

For review copies and contest giveaways contact me! michael@tynickabattle.com

New packages include original albums and rare bonus tracks, with booklets featuring essays by The Roots' Questlove and Wax Poetics' Andre Torres  

Los Angeles, California - When Public Enemy's second album, It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, was released in 1988, "it completely upended the way records are made. It challenged the concept of reinvention in recorded music," writes The Roots' Amir "Questlove" Thompson in the booklet that is included in the deluxe two-CD/DVD reissue of the album on Def Jam/Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), available now along with its well-regarded follow-up,Fear of a Black Planet, which came out just two years later. In his liner notes, Wax Poeticsmagazine editor-in-chief Andre Torres calls that album, "the brilliant bookend to a classic hip-hop trilogy... Though Millions is the more critically acclaimed and well-known, an argument could be made for Fear's triumph as the strongest album of the three."
  
"IT TAKES A NATION" AVAILABLE NOW
  
  
The Deluxe Edition of It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back includes the original album, executive produced by Rick Rubin and Bill Stephney, and produced by Hank Shocklee, Keith Shocklee, Eric "Vietnam" Sadler and Carl Ryder (aka Chuck D), better known as the Bomb Squad. It features the classic tracks "Bring the Noise," "Don't Believe the Hype," "Louder Than a Bomb" and "Rebel Without a Pause." The second disc includes 13 rare bonus mixes, among them the original "No Noise" version of "Bring the Noise," instrumental versions of "Rebel Without a Pause," "Night of the Living Baseheads" and "Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos," as well as the soundtrack version of "Fight the Power" from Spike Lee's groundbreaking Do the Right Thing movie. The third disc is a DVD of the 1989 VHS release Fight the Power... Live, directed by Hart Perry and long unavailable for sale. It includes the original videos for "Fight the Power," "Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos" and "Night of the Living Baseheads" along with several live performances. The platinum-selling album was named one of the top 100 of all time by Time magazine, and was ranked #48 on Rolling Stone's list of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time."

"FEAR OF A BLACK PLANET" AVAILABLE NOW
  
 
The Deluxe Edition of Fear of a Black Planet includes the original album, also produced by the Bomb Squad and featuring the hit singles, "Fight the Power," "Welcome to the Terrordome" and Flavor Flav's "911 Is a Joke." The second disc includes 18 rare bonus mixes, among them, the almost 10 minute-long "Enemy Assault Vehicle Mixx (Medley)," three separate remixes of "Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya Man!;" an uncensored and extended version of "Anti-Ni***r Machine"; instrumental takes on "911 Is a Joke," "Power to the People," "Revolutionary Generation" and "War at 33 1/3," plus three separate mixes of "Fight the Power," including the "Flavor Flav Meets Spike Lee" take, featuring Branford Marsalis on sax.

The original LP version of Fear of a Black Planet will also be released in a collector's vinyl edition for the first time in 15 years, with a special "fade to black" 3D cover that, when turned to the left or right, turns black, with just the band's iconic cross-hairs visible.

Fear of a Black Planet, which celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2015, finished #300 on Rolling Stone's list of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time" and was added to the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry in 2005. The album is certified platinum by the RIAA for more than one million shipped, peaking at No. 10 on the Billboard 200. Writes Wax Poetics editor-in-chief Torres in the liner notes, "Though it sits in the shadow of It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold us Back, Fear of a Black Planet is a formidable contender for one of the finest hip-hop albums ever recorded."                                

These Deluxe Editions are part of a yearlong, ongoing celebration marking the 30th Anniversary of the iconic record label founded in 1984 by Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons. Its influence and impact on modern music, culture, and lifestyle is unparalleled.


DISC 1 (The Album)
 
1. Countdown To Armageddon
2. Bring The Noise
3. Don't Believe The Hype
4. Cold Lampin' With Flavor
5. Terminator X To The Edge Of Panic
6. Mind Terrorist
7. Louder Than A Bomb
8. Caught, Can We Get A Witness?

9. Show 'Em Whatcha Got
10. She Watch Channel Zero?!
11. Night Of The Living Baseheads
12. Black Steel In The Hour of Chaos
13. Security Of The First World
14. Rebel Without A Pause
15. Prophets Of Rage
16. Party For Your Right To Fight
 
DISC 2 (Bonus Tracks)
 
1.     Bring The Noise (No Noise Version)
2.     Bring The Noise (No Noise Instrumental)
3.     Bring The Noise (No Noise A Cappella)
4.     Rebel Without A Pause (Instrumental)
5.     Night Of The Living Baseheads (Anti-High Blood Pressure Encounter Mix)
6.     Night Of The Living Baseheads (Terminator X Meets DST And Chuck Chill Out Instrumental Mix)
7.     The Edge Of Panic
8.     The Rhythm, The Rebel (A Capella)
9.  Prophets Of Rage (Power Version)
10.  Caught, Can We Get A Witness? (Pre Black Steel Ballistic Felony Dub)
11.  B-Side Wins Again (Original Version)
12.  Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos (Instrumental)
13.  Fight The Power (Soundtrack Version)   

DISC 3 (Fight The Power Live DVD)
 
1.     Countdown to Armageddon
2.     Public Enemy Number One
3.     Miuzi Weighs A Ton
4.     Night Of The Living Baseheads (Live)
5.     Fight The Power
6.     Bring The Noise
7.     Don't Believe The Hype
8.     Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos
9.     Rebel Without A Pause
10.  Terminator X To The Edge Of Panic
11.  Night Of The Living Baseheads (Video)
12.  Prophets Of Rage    

 
DISC 1 (The Album)
1. Contract On The World Love Jam (Instrumental)    
2. Brothers Gonna Work It Out
3. 911 Is A Joke
4. Incident At 66.6 FM [Instrumental]
5. Welcome To The Terrordome
6. Meet the G That Killed Me
7. Pollywanacraka
8. Anti-Ni***r Machine
9. Burn Hollywood Burn (featuring Ice Cube)
10. Power To The People
11. Who Stole The Soul?
12. Fear Of A Black Planet
13. Revolutionary Generation
14. Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya, Man!
15. Reggie Jax
16. Leave This Off Your Fu*kin Charts (Instrumental)
17. B Side Wins Again
18. War At 33 1/3
19. Final Count Of The Collision Between Us And The Damned (Instrumental)
20. Fight The Power

DISC 2 (Bonus Tracks)
1. Brothers Gonna Work It Out (Remix)
2. Brothers Gonna Work It Out (Dub)
3. Flavor Flav
4. Terrorbeat
5. Welcome To The Terrordome (Terrormental)
6. Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya Man (Full Rub Mix)
7. Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya Man (U.K. 12" Powermix)
8. Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya Man (Dub Mixx)
9. Burn Hollywood Burn (Extended Censored Fried To The Radio Version)
10. Anti-Ni***r Machine (Uncensored Extended)
11. 911 Is A Joke (Instrumental)
12. Power To The People (Instrumental)
13. Revolutionary Generation (Instrumental)
14. War At 33 1/3 (Instrumental)
15. Fight The Power (Soundtrack Version)
16. Fight The Power (Powersax)
17. Fight The Power (Flavor Flav MeetsSpike Lee)
18. The Enemy Assault Vehicle Mixx (Medley)

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GARY CLARK JR. TO PREMIERE NEW VIDEO FOR "WHEN MY TRAIN PULLS IN"

GARY CLARK JR. TO PREMIERE NEW VIDEO FOR "WHEN MY TRAIN PULLS IN" ON NOWNESS.COM ON DECEMBER 1ST

VIDEO WAS DIRECTED BY BUZZED-ABOUT DIRECTOR
CARMELA MAKELA

  

November 25, 2014 - (Burbank, CA.) - Gary Clark Jr. will premiere a new video for his track "When My Train Pulls In," from his debut album Blak And Blu, on NOWNESS.COM beginning December 1st.

The video, a seven-minute long narrative that feels more like a short film, was directed by up-and-coming director Carmela Makela. The daughter of design studio founders Laurie Haycock Makelaand the late graphic and multimedia designer Scott Makela, Carmela is known for her provocative work, having previously shot a steamy video for Atmosphere's "Ain't Nobody."

 
For "When My Train Pulls In," Makela assembled a talented team that includes established cinematographer Steve Annis, who has shot videos for UNKLE, Temper Trap, Calvin Harris, The XX, and Florence & The Machine, and rising actor Keith Stanfield, who appeared in the indie film Short Term 12 and stars in the upcoming civil rights film Selma, plus biopics about Miles Davis and N.W.A. On set, Carmela created a unique, family work ethic, bringing her vision to a high level of craft and emotional power.


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