Passenger The Boy Who Cried Wolf Hold tight for our pre-order, for now just click the Notify me button so we can keep you updated. The eighth studio album from the brilliant singer-songwriter Passenger, delicate, soothing and crafted tunes with a indie-folk-pop sound, he's been in Kingston before and we know how moving his shows can be, check out this video of his outstanding encore at New Slang. Fans of Iron & Wine, Will Varley and Lucy Rose should check this out. Black Crow Records
Michael Malarkey Mongrels Hold tight for our pre-order, for now just click the Notify me button. Expected 6th October. The debut album from the folk-tronica artist Michel Malarkey, his sound is reminiscent of Nick Cave and Tom Waits whilst combining his songwriting with some experimental, swirling modern production, poetic lyrics and entrancing music throughout. ‘A lot of what this record is about is that whole struggle of wrestling with those opposing forces within us; the duality of animal and human’ The outcome is songs that are both lyrically deep and melodically potent, ‘the key is to keep the balance’. 1. My History Will Be The Death Of Me 2. Girl In The Moon 3. Time’s Standing Still 4. Uncomfortably Numb 5. I Just Want You 6. Hush Awhile 7. Mongrels 8. Dog Dream 9. Scars 10. Love Will Kill Us All 11. Strangers Dancing 12. To Be A Man Cap on Cat Records
Transition Video Magazine Issue 1 This is the first issue of the Transition Video Magazine. It features live footage, tour footage, music videos, and more. Planes Mistaken for Stars: Live version of "Say not a word" and some tour footage from the Against Me! and No Choice Tour. Against Me!: Music video for "Turn Those Clapping Hands into Balled Fists" along with commentary from the band and the Director. The Blood Brothers: Mark from the band talks about the video he made for Teen Heat and another little film. Also features on Blonde Redhead, the Mountain Goats, Engine Down and more. And some skating...! Transition
Suede The Insatiable Ones A triple-disc package of the 2018 documentary of the legendary Suede. Brett Anderson has made a point of saying that this documentary – directed by Mike Christie – isn’t “a powder-puff promotional tool” rather it “grasps at the very essence of what the band is, charting the scruffy inglorious years of struggle, the vertiginous heights of success and the dank depths of self-destruction and hopefully emerges at the end of it all with some truths revealed and some myths destroyed”. BMG
Sigur Ros Valtari Film Experiment Expected 18th February Last year Sigur Ros released their new album Valtari and then challenged a dozen film makers to make, with the same budget as each other, a video for a song from the album. The result is this stunning collection of 16 videos including 3 making of's. http://www.facebook.com/sigurros Parlophone
PJ Harvey Let England Shake - 12 Short Films Expected 12th December Each of the 12 tracks from the critically-acclaimed album gets a short film by director Seamus Murphy, making for an amazing visual accompaniment. Also includes a solo live version of 'England'. http://www.pjharvey.net/ Island
Beans On Toast Drunk Folk Stories A book from one of Banquet's favourite songwriters Beans On Toast. I’ve written a book! Drunk Folk Stories is a collection of ten, short, true-life stories about songwriting, travelling and drinking. Featuring the likes of Billy Bragg, Banksy and The Cookie Monster. From Glastonbury to Wembley via The Bahamas, these are my first-hand accounts of drunken escapades, car crashes, recreational drugs and burning pubs. I’m very proud of it.
The Postal Service Everything Will Change Documentary of The Postal Service’s show at the Greek Theater in Berkeley in 2013 during their reunion tour. A collaboration between Benjamin Gibbard (of Death Cab for Cutie) and Jimmy Tamborello (from Dntel), with Rilo Kiley’s Jenny Lewis, The Postal Service released Give Up, their one and only album, in 2003. That record went on to sell over a million copies and most of the band’s fans never had the chance to see them perform live. In celebration of the 10-year anniversary of Give Up, the band reunited to tour the world. With intimate interviews and backstage footage of the band, Everything Will Change captures one of the nights when everything did change. Sub Pop
Passion For Vinyl Pt. 1 - A Tribute To All Who Dig The Groove Robert Haagsma Book with front-slot for 7" which essentially becomes part of the artwork! (7" features psych rocker Jacco Gardner and Dubstep producer Mala) This numbered 240-page book is for vinyl lovers worldwide with contributions from DJ’s, musicians, label owners, designers, record dealers, collectors and engineers like Henry Rollins, Bernie Grundman, Hans Pokora, Chris Ellis, Steffi, Mala, Vaughan Oliver, Lee Dorrian, Jacco Gardner, John Dyer Baizley and Craig Kallman (Atlantic Records), Nigel House (Rough Trade), Mark Klinkhamer (Music On Vinyl), Kevin Lewandowski (Discogs), James Burton (Warp)... They muse about the first record that changed their lives, talk about their prized collectibles and explain why they were determined to keep vinyl alive. Passion for Vinyl also tells the history of Record Industry, the Dutch factory that has been pressing vinyl since the 1950’s. This book is a tribute to vinyl, a format that is making a spectacular comeback recently, although for many music lovers it never really disappeared. Passion For Vinyl is written by Dutch author, music journalist and incurable vinyl fanatic Robert Haagsma. With an introduction by American vinyl guru Michael Fremer. 7"