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
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
Lewis Bootle The Seed EP The second EP from the English singer-songwriter Lewis Bootle, recently hand-picked to support Frank Turner at the union chapel, he's definitely one to watch with his soft and catchy sounds. Drawing influence from the likes of Bob Dylan, Jack Johnson and Jamie T, Lewis has developed his own brand of acoustic storytelling. He talks about personal experiences with both seriousness and humour, twining lyrical wit with classic melodies and an unmistakable folk-infused charm. 1. Confused 2. Goldfish 3. Festival Band (feat. Gecko) 4. Price of It All 5. The Seed
Mumford & Sons Live In South Africa: Dust And Thunder We also have the Gentleman Of The Road deluxe edition available. Chronicling the first meeting of South Africa with its favourite British band, Mumford & Sons, award-winning director Dick Carruthers gets to the very heart of what makes Mumford & Sons such a special act. Filmed live against the beautiful Pretorian outback, the band performs their most recent material and classic hits in front of an exhilarated crowd. Filmed in stunning 4K and presented in DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio and Dolby Atmos. Eagle Rock
Blue House Suppose Expected 30th September Debut album from London's Blue House. Melancholic indie-pop for fans of Stereolab, Pavement and Belle & Sebastian Whipped Cream Records Pre-Order
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"
Last Shop Standing The Rise, Fall and Rebirth Of The Independent Record Shop Expected 10th September A great documentary about independent record shops, the ups & downs of the record trade, featuring a wealth of appearances by well known musicians and industry insiders. Highly recommended. "This is an independent film from an independent film company about independent record shops featuring music by independent bands completely financed by music fans and independent record labels. The film charts the rapid rise of record shops in the 1960's / 70s and 80’s, the influence of the chart, the underhand deals, the demise of vinyl and rise of the CD as well as new technologies. Hear from over 20 record shop owners and music industry leaders as well as musicians including PAUL WELLER, JOHNNY MARR, NORMAN COOK, BILLY BRAGG, RICHARD HAWLEY and NERINA PALLOT as they all tell us how the shops became and still are a part of their own musical education, a place to cherish and discover new bands and new music."