Radiohead Live from The Basement A live performance of 'The King of Limbs'! Includes performances of unreleased tracks 'The Daily Mail" and 'Staircase' with the single 'Supercollider' as a bonus track. Comes with a 32-page hardback book of photos from the recording sessions. http://www.radiohead.com XL Recordings
M.I.A. Steppin Up / Meds And Feds The first taster for the eagerly awaited new album from M.I.A. is this limited 12". featuring "Steppin Up" and the in your face 'Meds And Feds' with a classic XL sleeve! www.myspace.com/mia XL Recordings 12"
Basement Jaxx Raindrops Released 8th June. Basement Jaxx return with this euphoric glitchy rave tune. If you don't think this is a future top-10 you're deaf. This is their best single for ages. CD: 1. Raindrops 2. Wheel N Stop Ft. Serocee (Planet 3 version) 12": A. Raindrops B. Raindrops (Funk Agenda & Paul Thomas Redux) www.mysspace.com/basementjaxx XL Recordings 12" | CD
Friendly Fires Jump In The Pool (Remixes) Released 18th May. The opening track on Friendly Fires' awesome debut album gets the remix treatment twice over. The Thin White Duke remix takes the song's euphoric touches to their natural conclusion, while the Wild Geese remix gives the song a funkier, beat-based backbone. A. Jump In The Pool (Thin White Duke Remix) B. Jump In The Pool (Wild Geese Remix) www.myspace.com/friendlyfires Friendly Fires playing New Slang! XL Recordings 12"
Blue Roses I Am Leaving Released 1st June. Laura Groves AKA Blue Roses returns on XL with this first single from her forthcoming debut album. Tender Kate Bush-influenced folk with a touch of classic Britishness. A. I Am Leaving B. Moments Before Sleep www.myspace.com/musicofblueroses XL Recordings 7"
Jack Penate Be The One Released 15th June. Jack Penate returns with this summery brass-filled soul song before the release of his Paul Epworth-produced second album 'Everything Is New'. CD: 1. Be The One 2. Be The One (Fly Union Mix) 7": A. Be The One B. Down Below www.myspace.com/jackpenate Jack Penate playing New Slang! XL Recordings 7" | CD
Peaches Talk To Me Released 27th April. Peaches offers up this sleaze-filled first offering from her 'I Feel Cream' album, produced by Soulwax with a flipside mixed by Simian Mobile Disco. A. Talk To Me B. More www.myspace.com/peaches XL Recordings 7"
Peaches I Feel Cream Released 4th May. The ultra-risque Peaches returns with her most pop-sounding album to date, thanks to helpful additional production from the likes of Digitalism, Simian Mobile Disco and Soulwax. 1. Serpentine (I Don't Give A...Part 2) 2. Talk To Me 3. Lose You 4. More 5. Billionaire 6. I Feel Cream 7. Trick Or Treat 8. Show Stopper 9. Mommy Complex 10. Mud 11. Relax 12. Take You On www.myspace.com/peaches XL Recordings CD
Ratatat Mirando Released 9th March. The electronic duo release this awesome new single from 'LP3', backed with a fierce remix from Yacht and the first ever remix from Animal Collective! A1. Mirando A2. Mirando (Yacht remix) B1. Mirando (Animal Collective remix) www.myspace.com/ratatat XL Recordings 12"
Blue Roses Doubtful Comforts Released 2nd March. Kate Bush-esque acoustic folk from Laura Groves. Twee beauty for fans of Alessi's Ark, Tilly And The Wall and the like. A. Doubtful Comforts B. Outro www.myspace.com/musicofblueroses XL Recordings 7"
Titus Andronicus The Airing Of Greivances Released 26th January. XL Recordings remaster and rerelease Titus Andronicus' acclaimed debut album. Powerhouse indie-rock with punk rock influence. Kind of like if The Constantines or early Hold Steady fell in love with shoegaze. Well good. 1. Fear And Loathing In Mahwah, NJ 2. My Time Outside The Womb 3. Joset Of Nazareth's Blues 4. Arms Against Atrophy 5. Upon Viewing Brueghel's "Landscape With The Fall Of Icarus" 6. Titus Andronicus 7. No Future 8. No Future Part Two: The Days After No Future 9. Albert Camus www.myspace.com/titusandronicus XL Recordings CD | LP
The Raconteurs Old Enough Out 15th December 26th January. The Raconteurs rework two tracks from their back catalogue with the help of country legend Ricky Skaggs and rising star Ashley Monroe. The result is two detours down a bluegrass direction from Jack White's other band. A. Old Enough B. Top Yourself www.myspace.com/theraconteurs XL Recordings 7"
Esser Satisfied Remixes Released late November. Limited to 750 copies. One per customer. Two remixes of the new Esser single, one coming Toddla T and Ross Orton plus a dub from the legendary dancehall producer Mad Professor. A. Satisfied (Toddla T & Ross Orton remix) B. Satisfied (Mad Professor Dub) XL Recordings 12"
The Cool Kids Mikey Rocks The new single from hip-hop's biggest buzz act this year The Cool Kids. A stand-out from their 'Bake Sale' record. A. Mikey Rocks B. Bassment Party www.myspace.com/thecoolkids XL Recordings 12"
Nic Nell Glow Released 1st December. Debut single on XL from local kid Nic Nell, who has previously remixed the likes of Friendly Fires and Sportsday Megaphone, and managed to find himself described as "N-Trance crossed with "At The Drive-In"! A. Glow B. TBC www.myspace.com/nicnell XL Recordings 7"
Basement Jaxx Twerk EP feat. Dev Hynes New 12" EP from Basement Jaxx featuring vocals from Lightspeed Champion/Test Icicles man Dev Hynes. A1. Twerk B1. War B2. My Turn www.myspace.com/bassmentjaxx XL Recordings 12"
Damon Albarn Monkey: Journey To The West New project from Gorillaz/Blur man Damon Albarn and Tank Girl/Gorillaz artist Jamie Hewlett, based upon the duo's opera adaptation of the Chinese folklore tale 'Monkey'. 1. Monkey's World 2. Monkey Travels 3. Into The Eastern Sea 4. Living Sea 5. Dragon King 6. Iron Rod 7. Out Of The Eastern Sea 8. Heavenly Peach Banquet 9. Battle In Heaven 10. O Mi To Fu 11. Whisper 12. Tripitala's Curse 13. Confessions Of A Pig 14. Sandy The River Demon 15. March Of The Volunteers 16. White Skeleton Demon 17. Monk's Song 18. I Love Buddah 19. March Of The Iron Army 20. Pigsy In Space 21. Monkey Bee 22. Disappearing Volcano XL Recordings CD
The Cool Kids 88 Absolutely sick new single from XL's latest signings The Cool Kids. A pure 80s/Rick Rubin-style blast of old school in the vein of '99 Problems' or Beastie Boys when they were party animals. Originally getting around on the 'Totally Flossed Out' mixtape, it's so good they've put it on their debut album 'The Bake Sale' as well! A1. 88 A2. 88 (instrumental) B1. What It is XL Recordings 12"
Magistrates Make This Work Released August 4th Mega-hyped debut single from this new band from Essex. Only 500 copies. Tracklisting TBC. www.myspace.com/magistratesband XL Recordings 7"
Ratatat LP3 Released July 7th Third album from Brooklyn instrumental rock band, revealing a fuller, sometimes poppier sound. 1. Shiller 2. Falcon Jab 3. Mi Viejo 4. Mirando 5. Flynn 6. Bird Priest 7. Shempi 8. Imperials 9. Dura 10. Brulee 11. Mumtaz Khan 12. Gipsy Threat 13. Black Heroes www.myspace.com/ratatatmusic XL Recordings CD