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Wand - Plum
Plum's expanded ensemble has moved naturally toward a changed working method, as they learned how to listen to and trust each other. The songwriting process was consciously relocated to the practice space, where for several months, the band spent hours a day freely improvising, while recording as much of the activity as they could manage. Previously, Wand songs had generally been brought to the group setting substantially formed by singer and guitarist Cory Hanson; now seedling songs were harvested from a growing cloudbank of archived material, then fleshed out and negotiated collectively as the band shifted rhythmically between the permissive space of jamming and the obsessive space of critique.

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Other recordings by this artist

Wand - Hard Knox
Home recordings by James Jackson Toth of Wooden Wand. This collection is very much song-based & folk-oriented - certainly for you if you liked stuff on the 'Second Attention' album...

CD - Ecstatic Peacel - E100KCD - £11.99
Wand - Ganglion Reef
Wand are Cory Hanson (W.H.I.T.E., Chad And The Meat Bodies), Daniel Martens (Zulus, Battleship), Evan Burrows (Behavior) and Lee Landey (Agowilt). They are from Los Angeles, California. ‘Ganglion Reef’ was recorded in San Pedro and mixed in San Diego, California. The fluctuating gravity of Wand’s sound achieves total Wand-hood by jamming senses, sounds and vibes through the circuits like magic plays of light and dark for today’s (and tomorrow’s) mind-ears. From beneath the glassine surface dost emerge: Ganglion Reef.

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Wand - Golem
Jumbo's Adam Gillison says "Heavy, sludgy psychedelic rock skewed by a supreme sense of melody and spacy atmospherics. Quite progressive, in fact. Think Ty Segall meets Hawkwind with the melodicism of Tame Impala..."

CD - In The Red - ITR276CD - £14.99Add to basket
Wand - 1000 Days
Third album from Wand to follow up 'Golem'...

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Wand - Plum
Plum's expanded ensemble has moved naturally toward a changed working method, as they learned how to listen to and trust each other. The songwriting process was consciously relocated to the practice space, where for several months, the band spent hours a day freely improvising, while recording as much of the activity as they could manage. Previously, Wand songs had generally been brought to the group setting substantially formed by singer and guitarist Cory Hanson; now seedling songs were harvested from a growing cloudbank of archived material, then fleshed out and negotiated collectively as the band shifted rhythmically between the permissive space of jamming and the obsessive space of critique.

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Other records on this label

Smog - Red Apple Falls
Finally available again, Bill Callahan and pals circa 1997, featuring 'Blood Red Bird', 'I Was A Stranger' etc.

CD - Drag City - DC116CD - £12.99Add to basket
Six Organs Of Admittance - Hexadic
Latest album from Premier American guitarist Ben Chasny. Based around his own hexadic system of musical composition.

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Smog - Knock Knock
Back in stock

LP - Drag City - DC161 - £12.99Add to basket
Joanna Newsom - The Milk-Eyed Mender
New traditional / folk sung with an extraordinarily childlike voice...think Cat Power meets the old-timey style of Devendra Banhart or Cocorosie -lyrically there's a touch of Will Oldham in there too.

CD - Drag City - DC263CD - £12.99Add to basket
Bill Callahan - Sometimes I Wish I Were An Eagle
'Sometimes...' is characterised by lush instrumentation with a touch of orchestral, giving this an almost chamber-folk feel. Songs such as 'The Wind & The Dove' and 'Eid Ma Clack Shaw' are among the most memorable he has yet written...

LP - Drag City - DC285 - £16.99Add to basket
Joanna Newsom - Joanna Newsom And The Ys Street Band
Following the monumental 'Ys', this is a three track EP clocking in at just under 25 minutes. Performed by her touring band and recorded 'live' in the studio, there are two rearranged versions and the first appearance of a new track.

LP - Drag City - DC336 - £9.99
Bill Callahan - Sometimes I Wish I Were An Eagle
'Sometimes...' is characterised by lush instrumentation with a touch of orchestral, giving this an almost chamber-folk feel. Songs such as 'The Wind & The Dove' and 'Eid Ma Clack Shaw' are among the most memorable he has yet written...

CD - Drag City - DC385CD - £13.99Add to basket
Joanna Newsom - Have One On Me
Quite simply one of the great singer / songwriters of her generation. An epic triple set that's going to keep us sustained for quite a while...

3 x CD - Drag City - DC390CD - £18.99Add to basket
OM - Advaitic Songs
"Advaitic Songs" marks the fifth release from OM. The core primary sound which OM are famous for remains, yet everything reaches further and becomes more of itself. Whatever drone-doom camp that OM had previously been placed in has been decimated by the sheer imagination of this recordings. Double LP.

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Bill Callahan - Apocalypse
Apparently recorded pretty much live in the studio, this has a slightly looser, more spontaneous feel than other recent Callahan / Smog albums... One of Jumbo's absolute favourite singer-songwriters!

CD - Drag City - DC450CD - £11.99Add to basket
These Trails - These Trails
The Trails are back...they have been riding the wind since 1973 but now there classic gets a re-release this blend of dreamy, organic acid-folk with a Hawaiian influence is very interesting and well worth checking out! (Drag City Records).

LP - Drag City - DC463 - £16.99
Mickey Newbury - Looks Like Rain
First of four vinyl editions for the American Trilogy box set. Here's what we said about the box set: "Recorded between 1969 and 1973, these three albums ('Looks Like Rain' / 'Frisco Mabel Joy' / Heaven Help The Child') plus a disc of rarities include some of the most incredibly cinematic American music you will hear, with backing from Area Code 615, who had previously worked on Bob Dylan's classic late '60s recordings."

LP - Drag City - DC474LP - £19.99Add to basket
Woo - It's Cosy Inside
Re-issue from 1989 of this curious mix of English folk, jazz, easy listening plus electronic experimentation. Lo-fi acoustic/electronic cross without obvious parallel but which will appeal to fans of Minotaur Shock, Durutti Column, Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Susumu Yakota etc.

LP - Drag City - DC5222 - £14.99Add to basket
Ty Segall - Twins
It ain't two records, but it is called Twins. Ty's new mind-blow won't just make you see double, it'll make you be double! Fold in on yourself endlessly, hold your own hand, and leap towards the mega-Segall-meteor of 2012, Twins.

LP - Drag City - DC530 - £16.99Add to basket
Ty Segall - Twins
It ain't two records, but it is called Twins. Ty's new mind-blow won't just make you see double, it'll make you be double! Fold in on yourself endlessly, hold your own hand, and leap towards the mega-Segall-meteor of 2012, Twins.

CD - Drag City - DC530CD - £10.99Add to basket
David Grubbs - The Plain Where The Palace Stood
Drag City release the sixth and latest David Grubbs album of songs, ‘The Plain Where The Palace Stood’, which finds David once again twining together the diverse strands of his vast interests. Fans of Oren Ambarchi, Scott Walker, Talk Talk, and Sunn O))) should seek out...

CD - Drag City - DC551CD - £12.99Add to basket
Bill Callahan - Dream River
Bill Callahan back with the follow-up to 2011's 'Apocalypse'. As Smog and under his own name Callahan has long been one of our favourite songwriters. I'm listening with bated breath as I type...

CD - Drag City - DC553CD - £12.99
Ty Segall - Sleeper
Ty Segall in more stripped down and introverted mode, with shades of early Bowie, Kinks and British folk-rock...

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Ty Segall - Sleeper
Ty Segall in more stripped down and introverted mode, with shades of early Bowie, Kinks and British folk-rock...

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Carol Kleyn - Return of the Silke
1983's third chapter in the as yet-unfinished saga of west coast child of sunshine Carol Kleyn and her sweet harp. A slice of the utopian dream that was yearned for in the 70's... and remains all the more poignant 30 years later

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Ty Segall - Singles 2
‘Singles 2’ sweeps out the ashes of the breakneck days (and nights) of 2011 - 2013 and burns down the house all over again in the process - but not by accident. ‘Singles 2’ slinks low and flat-out sprints behind the scenes of the ‘Goodbye Bread’ / ‘Twins’ / ‘Sleeper’ trilogy, collecting all the now-out-of print sides that totally work amazingly well together when placed back-to-back-to-back as an album.

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Ty Segall - Singles 2
‘Singles 2’ sweeps out the ashes of the breakneck days (and nights) of 2011 - 2013 and burns down the house all over again in the process - but not by accident. ‘Singles 2’ slinks low and flat-out sprints behind the scenes of the ‘Goodbye Bread’ / ‘Twins’ / ‘Sleeper’ trilogy, collecting all the now-out-of print sides that totally work amazingly well together when placed back-to-back-to-back as an album.

LP - Drag City - DC611 - £15.99Add to basket
Sir Richard Bishop - Tangier Sessions
Rick Bishop picked up a new guitar in Switzerland, and by the time he got to Tangier, these songs fell out!

CD - Drag City - DC618CD - £11.99Add to basket
Alasdair Roberts - Pangs
Since 2001, Alasdair Roberts has busily pursued the path of his ancestors, down the many and varied byways of Scottish traditional music — and of English and Irish traditional music as well, all of which have fed the American folk tradition from its earliest days. Over the past 15 years, Alasdair has released eight albums of selfwritten material and interpretations of traditional song alike, all played in a diversity of electric and acoustic arrangements, bringing a modern thrust to the music while honoring the many singers from whom this material was learned and adapted. Following the acoustic austerity of his self-titled 2015 release, Alasdair’s applied himself to electric guitar and band once again for his ninth album, Pangs. Throughout his career, Alasdair has created an original and personal music from certain traditional song sources (always carefully annotated in the album notes for the listeners’ derivation). His additional contributions to music and lyric bring new meanings, passing the pieces ever forward, as they were passed to him. Anyone immersed in the old texts of Child ballads and the narrative and history that they embody might be expected to imbibe in other ancient and sacred materials — and indeed, on occasion, Alasdair has taken care to weave the disparate strands of his far-fl ung researches and musings into what we can only perceive as a new form of folk song — Syncretic Ballads, for want of any other term. And so the Pangs songs variously touch on subjects as diverse as kenosis, couvade and Malthusianism. Recorded in Ireland with Julie MacLarnon, Pangs fi nds Alasdair in a power trio beside his long-time musical partners Alex Neilson on drums and Stevie Jones on bass (and he turns his hand to piano and organ too). Along with guests Debbie Armour, Tom Crossley, Rafe Fitzpatrick and Jessica Kerr, they summon up a powerful — and powerfully gorgeous — storm over ten new songs.

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Six Organs of Admittance - Burning the Threshold
In preparing for the fi rst album of non-Hexadic Six Organs of Admittance music since 2012’s Ascent, Ben Chasny had a think about what he’d be saying in his own tongue for the first time in a half-decade. As ever, a head-full of ideas were driving him to think and speak music as a spirituality superimposed onto a reality, with the ghosts of both whispering at each other. In the end, what sits in our listening ears is the sound of communion. Burning the Threshold brings a wealth of Six Organs-styled lightness into one of his sweetest musical meditations yet. With a spacious acoustic soundstage, Burning the Threshold may actually more resemble 2011’s Asleep on the Floodplain. Or it may more resemble Compathia, or School of the Flower. All of this is speculative, comparative, unverifyable — but our sense of what is true tells us that nobody plays acoustic music quite like Six Organs of Admittance, and that furthermore, nothing sounds so much like Burning the Threshold as Burning the Threshold. Ben is in a particularly expansive mood this time around, singing and playing while thinking of birds in the morning, anarchy, Third Ear Band, Gaston Bachelard, The Gnostics, Ronnie Lane and/or The Faces, Deleuze, Aaron Cheak, Odysseus, This Heat, Takoma Records, St Eustace, Dark Noontide and a HELL of a lot more than that, with all the thoughts affi xed to a quiver of potent melodies launching forth and arcing out through dimensions, seeking infi nite space. The space radiates out from the album’s fi rst moment, with “Things As They Are,” a song examining the life of poet Wallace Stevens. Ben’s currently working on music for a theatrical work about Stevens’ life set to debut in Cleveland later in 2017. The empathetic waves generated by this song resonate throughout the album, giving a new dimension to the music of Six Organs of Admittance.

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Red Crayola - Coconut Hotel
Highly experimental 1967 set that remained unissued until 1995... Now available again on vinyl.

LP - Drag City - DC62 - £16.99Add to basket
Silence - The Silence
Debut album from the Silence, featuring members of Ghost.

LP - Drag City - DC615 - £19.99Add to basket
Joanna Newsom - Divers
Dive, listener, knowing that your next hour will be filled with diversions aplenty: a wheeling circuit of sci-fi sea-shanties and cavalier ballads narrated from parts unknown; a family of polysemic song-sets; a paranomasaic Liederkreis of harmonic sympathies and knotted hierarchies; a fanfare of brazen puns and martial lullabies, blazing in sorrow and horseplay and love, in turns symphonic and spare, joined by Mellotrons and Marxophones and Moogs, clavichords and celestas and, of course, the harp, thrumming its threnodies of circadian invasions and avian irruptions and strange loops of Shepardtoned resonant-frequencies.

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Joanna Newsom - Divers
Dive, listener, knowing that your next hour will be filled with diversions aplenty: a wheeling circuit of sci-fi sea-shanties and cavalier ballads narrated from parts unknown; a family of polysemic song-sets; a paranomasaic Liederkreis of harmonic sympathies and knotted hierarchies; a fanfare of brazen puns and martial lullabies, blazing in sorrow and horseplay and love, in turns symphonic and spare, joined by Mellotrons and Marxophones and Moogs, clavichords and celestas and, of course, the harp, thrumming its threnodies of circadian invasions and avian irruptions and strange loops of Shepardtoned resonant-frequencies.

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Ty Segall - Ty Segall
Ty Segall has made whole records that wrestle with realities - fighting against some, pulling mightily to bring others into being. Of late, he’s thrown up his hands and donned clown shoes, dancing merrily in the dual role of oppressed / oppressor. His hands aren’t any more or less dirty than anyone else’s but amidst the thunder and the chaos of the ongoing storm, he’s looking for the eye within...

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Wand - 1000 Days
Third album from Wand to follow up 'Golem'...

CD - Drag City - DC625CD - £11.99Add to basket
Ty Segall - Ty Segall
Ty Segall has made whole records that wrestle with realities - fighting against some, pulling mightily to bring others into being. Of late, he’s thrown up his hands and donned clown shoes, dancing merrily in the dual role of oppressed / oppressor. His hands aren’t any more or less dirty than anyone else’s but amidst the thunder and the chaos of the ongoing storm, he’s looking for the eye within...

Jumbo's Matthew Bradshaw says "Those that are converts will already be salivating at the prospect of the new TY SEGALL album...for those that aren't hooked into his fuzzy, warm world then maybe you should take a trip into the psychedelic evergreen melodies and who knows, you might just blow your minds! "

LP - Drag City - DC658 - £19.99
Six Organs Of Admittance - Hexadic II
Sounding forth from a resonating body, the music of Six Organs Of Admittance seems to reach us from an ancient remove. Ben Chasny’s Six Organs vehicle is a wide-ranging craft, spanning over a dozen albums whose gaze is always shifting but whose focus never wavers, descending through a labyrinth of contrasting lexicons (both linguistic and musical) in an attempt to resolve existential codes while engaging the listener and the musician in shared pursuit. With ‘Hexadic II’, Ben Chasny’s unique touch on acoustic guitar is brought back to our ears after what feels like a kind of forever. What may signify to some ears as folk music is caught in an equally compelling undertow of powerful subterranean energy. Ghostly vocals of divergent timbres sing over the fluid interplay of guitars, harmonium, violin and pure space, as the reverberant room around the sounds plays as much a part in the experience as the music. ‘Hexadic II’ is ultimately what the listener hears it to be - a darkly spiritual listen, filtered through their ears, perceptions, and choices. It may be primarily about time: how perspectives change and choices vary over time, as if a separate yet parallel existence, with shared meaning, is being undertaken. As ever, Chasny has a head full of ideas that are driving him; ‘Hexadic II’ simultaneously explores the same charts and paths that gave birth to its predecessor, while creating music of a totally different order. The ‘Hexadic II’ songs have direct correlates to the ‘Hexadic’ songs yet are much more than mere acoustic versions. Think of them as distant cousins to the songs on ‘Hexadic’, obsessed with Greek choir, the desert and the sea. Simultaneously more inviting and challenging than ‘Hexadic’, ‘Hexadic II’ is a powerful musical journey into the enigma of interpretation and inspiration - at once a technical work and a deeply personal emission from a seasoned musical traveller.

LP - Drag City - DC643 - £19.99Add to basket
Circuit Des Yeux - Reaching For Indigo
Jumbo's Adam Gillison says "Shadowy melancholia with soulful delivery and chamber-folk arrangements surrounding Haley Fohr's dramatic voice. Essential listening for fans of Nico, Wildbirds & Peacedrums or Anohni..."

CD - Drag City - DC691CD - £11.99Add to basket
Ty Segall - Emotional Mugger
The tireless Ty Segall spent most of 2015 touring hard and playing in other bands and now he officially announces his next studio record. Get ready for another round with Segall.

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Ty Segall - Emotional Mugger
The tireless Ty Segall spent most of 2015 touring hard and playing in other bands and now he officially announces his next studio record. Get ready for another round with Segall.

LP - Drag City - DC628 - £16.99Add to basket
Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble - Find Me Finding You
From its percolating opening beat, Find Me Finding You locates new systems within the sound-universe of Laetitia Sadier. This in itself isn’t a surprise — Laetitia has relentlessly followed her music through different dynamics and into a variety of dimensions over the course of four solo albums since 2010 — but the nature of the construction here stands distinctly apart from her recent albums. Laetitia was inspired by a mind’s-eye envisaging of geometric forms and their possible permutations. As she sought to replicate the shapes in music, this guided the process of assembly for the album.

LP - Drag City - DC672 - £19.99Add to basket
Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble - Find Me Finding You
From its percolating opening beat, Find Me Finding You locates new systems within the sound-universe of Laetitia Sadier. This in itself isn’t a surprise — Laetitia has relentlessly followed her music through different dynamics and into a variety of dimensions over the course of four solo albums since 2010 — but the nature of the construction here stands distinctly apart from her recent albums. Laetitia was inspired by a mind’s-eye envisaging of geometric forms and their possible permutations. As she sought to replicate the shapes in music, this guided the process of assembly for the album.

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Olivia Wyatt & Bitchin Bajas - Sailing A Sinking Sea (+DVD)
Last year, filmmaker Oliva Wyatt invited Bitchin Bajas to add incidental music to the climatic sounds of her feature-length experimental documentary on the nomadic Moken people, ‘Sailing A Sinking Sea’. This new album release packages the soundtrack LP with a DVD of the film, thus opening several windows to the eternal questions posed on both formats and providing two distinct pieces of art coming from the same source. ‘Sailing A Sinking Sea’ is a feature-length experimental documentary exploring the culture of the Moken people of Burma and Thailand. The Moken are a seafaring community and one of the smallest ethnic minority groups in Asia, traditionally spending eight months out of the year in thatch-roofed wooden boats. Wholly reliant upon the sea, their entire belief system revolves around water. ‘Sailing A Sinking Sea’ weaves a visual and aural tapestry of Moken mythologies and present-day practices. As a viewer you will swim under the sea past fishes and mermaids, sail boats across turquoise waters, land on 13 different islands, step inside sea shanties on stilts, delve into the minds of shamans, become possessed through the worship of sea gods, dance between lovers and emerge drenched in Moken mythology. Bitchin Bajas were tapped to add to the already-existing raft of water sounds and other field recordings captured in the film. They were shown scenes and with subtle directions from Wyatt, laid down music in the vibe of the environment, making particularly satisfying use of auto-harps in the process. Mark McNeill at Dublab provided a mix compiling film sounds and soundtrack pieces that gave the album an aquatic flow, with waves of water, Moken voices and songs and cascades of autoharp, synth, bells and flute lapping up against each other, producing a sense of time passing in its ultimate way - somehow timelessly; today twined with the epic tale of history and the million forgotten days stretching behind. The sound of the real intermingling with the music of the mind provides a hypnotic, album-length interpolation of the energies of ‘Sinking A Sailing Sea’s incredible images. Executively produced by Will Oldham, ‘Sinking A Sailing Sea’ was premiered at SXSW in the 2015 Visions Catgory and it went on to receive its international premiere at Hot Docs. It has gone on to be shown a number of festivals including Margaret Mead, BFI London and the Singapore International Film Fest, where it recently won the Audience Choice award.

LP - Drag City - DC649 - £19.99Add to basket
Rangda - The Heretic's Bargain
Ever since Sir Richard Bishop, Ben Chasny and Chris Corsano banded together the supergroup moniker has stuck in Rangda’s collective craw. ‘The Heretic’s Bargain’ takes a nail gun to that idea’s coffin and buries it, firmly reinforcing Rangda as a band with a shared intuition, instead of the sum of three separate (though insanely great) parts. After years of recording and touring together, Bishop and Chasny’s guitar playing has mutated via some kind of lateral gene transfer of their musical DNA and the rhythms ridden by Rangda feel mutually funded (though Corsano’s beatmaking is as fine-lined and rawly inspired as ever). With ‘The Heretic’s Bargain’, it’s harder to tell who wrote what and Rangda are better off for it.

LP - Drag City - DC633 - £19.99Add to basket
Ty Segall - Freedom's Goblin
Freedom’s Goblin is the new Ty Segall album: 19 tracks strong, filling four sides of vinyl nonstop, with an unrestricted sense of coming together to make an album. We’re ALL Goblins and we ALL want our Freedom. The freedom to love or to be alone; to be pretty or pretty ugly; the freedom to turn the other cheek or to turn up the volume. And of course, the freedom to make just about any kind of song you think will free people when they hear it. But there’s that goblin of freedom too — and once you let it out of the bottle, it can fuck with you, so . . . take it or leave it. Go away or go all the way in. Live free and die! BUT be careful what you wish for . . . .

CD - Drag City - DC675CD - £10.99
Wand - Plum
Plum's expanded ensemble has moved naturally toward a changed working method, as they learned how to listen to and trust each other. The songwriting process was consciously relocated to the practice space, where for several months, the band spent hours a day freely improvising, while recording as much of the activity as they could manage. Previously, Wand songs had generally been brought to the group setting substantially formed by singer and guitarist Cory Hanson; now seedling songs were harvested from a growing cloudbank of archived material, then fleshed out and negotiated collectively as the band shifted rhythmically between the permissive space of jamming and the obsessive space of critique.

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Tim Presley - The Wink
On the cover, a bare chest and bits of bodies sketched in ragged lines of black and white. Inside, in full colour, we find Tim Presley. The dark force behind White Fence steps into the solo light with ‘The WiNK’. Lit up within the shades and the folding conflex of his many musical outfits are the musical sparks that make Tim Presley come alive - but ‘The WiNK’ lives beyond all previous incarnations found in Drinks, Hair, White Fence and Darker My Love. Here, there’s fewer filters than ever between you and Tim. Working with the creative team of producer Cate Le Bon, drummer Stella Mozgawa and engineer Samur Khouja, Tim’s located the corners of a perfect square, with their creativity and truth crafting unique parts to function as songs within songs, giving the tunes double-jointed features that extend their original intentions.

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Papa M - A Broke Moon Rises
The five songs of A Broke Moon Rises find David focusing his technique in unknown directions, to find out what he can do with them. When that happens, he finds himself on the very spot where Papa M music becomes alive!

LP - Drag City - DC715 - £19.99Add to basket
Bill MacKay - Esker
On ‘Esker’, his third solo work, Bill takes it further than his previous records, with an album of all-original material performed entirely in consort with himself. Playing all the parts with guitars, glass slide, bass, piano and percussion, he deepens his hybrid-genre approach with both contrast and cohesion, creating warm, melodic narratives that draw on folk, psych and experimental rock modes.

LP - Drag City - DC676 - £19.99Add to basket
Papa M - A Broke Moon Rises
The five songs of A Broke Moon Rises find David focusing his technique in unknown directions, to find out what he can do with them. When that happens, he finds himself on the very spot where Papa M music becomes alive!

CD - Drag City - DC715CD - £11.99Add to basket
Imarhan - TEMET
Temet is a huge leap forward in production, as well as creatively for Imarhan. Whereas their debut was anchored in the meditative Desert Blues tradition, Temet eclipses such notions, finding bounce and drive by stirring their sound with funk, fuzz, disco and rock. This is not a novel concept to the band, as anyone who has seen them play will attest. Imarhan's experience as a touring band has reinforced the focus and meaning behind their music. With Temet, Imarhan have firmly established themselves as a band to reckon with. Rather than being distracted by meddling around with big producers or famous guests, they’ve focused this release on their inherent strength of songwriting, using the eternal bonds in their community, families and friendships as a blueprint not only for an amazing standalone album, but as a reference for generations to come.

LP - Drag City - SLANG50135LP - £19.99Add to basket
Silver Jews - American Water
**Half-Speed Mastered 20th Anniversary Vinyl Edition**

LP - Drag City - DC149 - £19.99Add to basket
Ty Segall - Freedom's Goblin
Freedom’s Goblin is the new Ty Segall album: 19 tracks strong, filling four sides of vinyl nonstop, with an unrestricted sense of coming together to make an album. We’re ALL Goblins and we ALL want our Freedom. The freedom to love or to be alone; to be pretty or pretty ugly; the freedom to turn the other cheek or to turn up the volume. And of course, the freedom to make just about any kind of song you think will free people when they hear it. But there’s that goblin of freedom too — and once you let it out of the bottle, it can fuck with you, so . . . take it or leave it. Go away or go all the way in. Live free and die! BUT be careful what you wish for . . . .

2 x LP - Drag City - DC675 - £23.99Add to basket
Cosmic Invention - Help Your Satori Mind
Originally, ‘Help Your Satori Mind’ was released by The Now Sound, who’d previously issued two Batoh solo records, both of which became available on Drag City (as ‘Collected Works’) following the collapse of The Now Sound, not too terribly long after the Cosmic Invention release. So, this record has been kind of forgotten for some time, which isn’t the fate that was meant for it. It is the kind of item to be unearthed in a sarcophagus many years later - and at 20 years and counting, now is a good time. This marks ‘Help Your Satori Mind’s first appearance on LP, the vinyl giving new dimension to their multi-hued, raw rock performances.

2 x LP - Drag City - DC714 - £26.99Add to basket
Ty Segall - Fried Shallots EP
In order to survive this long hot season of discontent, you gotta have something new to turn up and tune into! It’s vital to chew down on stuff that’s not just all negativity, you know? If you wanna stay positive, throw Ty Segall’s “Fried Shallots” into your brain pan and " ame on for a quick snack. “Fried Shallots” is a handful of numbers from different times and places over the past few years that all work together in a weird way. That’s something that we should all be striving for: all working together in a weird way. For Ty, that requires rock with the gears shifting and stripping, tempos and tropes mashing up; a primal outburst, a quick-and-fuzzy soundtrack of rock, folk, r’n’b and pure power pop, to give us a chance to chill and do the new century twist for just a minute. That’s good, for in twist we trust!

Jumbo's Martha Storey says "This promises not just to be an amazing release, judging by the talent Segall has already shown, but also a worthwhile purchase - all proceeds go to the American Civil Liberties Union. Don't let this pass you by!"

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Pearls Before Swine - One Nation Underground
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Pearls Before Swine - One Nation Underground
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Chris Gantry - At The House Of Cash
At the end of 1973 Chris Gantry had in the can one of the weirdest records ever cut, on or off Music Row. His music was a stylistic fusion: his 1967 album debut ‘Introspection’ sounded a little bit folk, a little bit pop and only a little bit country, with smooth melodies and verdant string charts. However, the 60s were afoot and by the time of Chris’ second LP in 1970, ‘Motor Mouth’, his approach had radicalized into a wide-eyed, hard-edged delivery.

CD - Drag City - DC686CD - £11.99
Chris Gantry - At The House Of Cash
At the end of 1973 Chris Gantry had in the can one of the weirdest records ever cut, on or off Music Row. His music was a stylistic fusion: his 1967 album debut ‘Introspection’ sounded a little bit folk, a little bit pop and only a little bit country, with smooth melodies and verdant string charts. However, the 60s were afoot and by the time of Chris’ second LP in 1970, ‘Motor Mouth’, his approach had radicalized into a wide-eyed, hard-edged delivery.

LP - Drag City - DC686 - £21.99Add to basket
Alasdair Roberts, Amble Skuse & David McGuiness - What News
For his twelfth solo album - ‘What News’ - and his fourth album focused exclusively on the performance of traditional songs, Alasdair Roberts has chosen a typically unusual and eclectic pair of collaborators: Amble Skuse and David McGuinness.During the process of developing the arrangements, David hit upon an idea for an additional collaborator: sonologist Amble Skuse, whose work involves interactive, electronic performance treatments. This provided a third plane for the project and thus triangulated, they were able to crystallise an approach involving a very open soundstage: David’s keyboard, Alasdair’s vocals and Amble’s structural soundscaping. This makes for beautiful and driven music that has no analogue in Alasdair’s catalogue - for while he has consistently pursued the dynamic fusion of songs from hundreds of years ago in a modern and progressive context, he hasn’t worked with a keyboard as the central instrument. The beauty of the conception is evident throughout, with immaculate engineering capturing all the nuances of David and Amble’s work. Alasdair’s singing embodies previously unheard capacities in his ever-evolving catalogue of song and he also contributes a powerful guitar obbligato and solo on ‘The Dun Broon Bride’ - no doubt in response to the fine work of his collaborators

CD - Drag City - DC700CD - £10.99Add to basket
Alasdair Roberts, Amble Skuse & David McGuiness - What News
For his twelfth solo album - ‘What News’ - and his fourth album focused exclusively on the performance of traditional songs, Alasdair Roberts has chosen a typically unusual and eclectic pair of collaborators: Amble Skuse and David McGuinness.During the process of developing the arrangements, David hit upon an idea for an additional collaborator: sonologist Amble Skuse, whose work involves interactive, electronic performance treatments. This provided a third plane for the project and thus triangulated, they were able to crystallise an approach involving a very open soundstage: David’s keyboard, Alasdair’s vocals and Amble’s structural soundscaping. This makes for beautiful and driven music that has no analogue in Alasdair’s catalogue - for while he has consistently pursued the dynamic fusion of songs from hundreds of years ago in a modern and progressive context, he hasn’t worked with a keyboard as the central instrument. The beauty of the conception is evident throughout, with immaculate engineering capturing all the nuances of David and Amble’s work. Alasdair’s singing embodies previously unheard capacities in his ever-evolving catalogue of song and he also contributes a powerful guitar obbligato and solo on ‘The Dun Broon Bride’ - no doubt in response to the fine work of his collaborators

LP - Drag City - DC700 - £19.99Add to basket
4th Movement - The 4th Movement
Recorded in their new home base of Burlington, Vermont and released by the group on their own Tryangle Records imprint, ‘The 4th Movement’ was destined for private press notoriety in the world that was coming.

LP - Drag City - DC500 - £19.99Add to basket
Various Artists - Hexadic III
2018 is Hexadic year three - the third annum since we were introduced to a new wave in combinatorial theory with powerful potentialities for music composition. This third instalment of the ‘Hexadic’ series had been planned from the beginning - inviting others outside of Ben Chasny’s Hexadic headquarters to make music using The System - but Ben was pleased to find that once he’d started asking like-minded music makers, such as Stephen O’Malley and Richard Youngs, they’d already begun to explore The System for their own writing. ‘Hexadic III’ conveys a shared mode from a wide span of performers, all of whom have used The System for a means of expression that allows them to access themselves in both new and essential ways, highlighting both commonalities and diversions in their playing - and providing in the process an album of deeply stimulating new music.

LP - Drag City - DC695 - £19.99Add to basket
Your Food - Poke It With A Stick
‘Poke It With A Stick’ - the only record by Louisville legends Your Food - is a sui generis gem of the American underground, now faithfully reissued for the first time by Drag City. Recorded in 1983 by four scarecrows from Kentucky subsisting largely on cheap beer and baked beans, the album is a burbling burgoo of hypnotic rhythm, uncoiling tension, and sharp invective - a proud bastard of post-punk royalty.

CD - Drag City - DC703CD - £11.99Add to basket
Your Food - Poke It With A Stick
‘Poke It With A Stick’ - the only record by Louisville legends Your Food - is a sui generis gem of the American underground, now faithfully reissued for the first time by Drag City. Recorded in 1983 by four scarecrows from Kentucky subsisting largely on cheap beer and baked beans, the album is a burbling burgoo of hypnotic rhythm, uncoiling tension, and sharp invective - a proud bastard of post-punk royalty.

LP - Drag City - DC703 - £19.99Add to basket
Drinks - Hippo Lite
Cate Le Bon/Tim Presley are Drinks. This is a month spent in an old mill in the under belly of France. River swimming thrice a day. Hot nights soundtracked by the rattle of randy frogs. Scorpion fear. In the sheets, on the face.

CD - Drag City - DC696CD - £10.99
Drinks - Hippo Lite
Cate Le Bon/Tim Presley are Drinks. This is a month spent in an old mill in the under belly of France. River swimming thrice a day. Hot nights soundtracked by the rattle of randy frogs. Scorpion fear. In the sheets, on the face.

LP - Drag City - DC696 - £19.99
Ty Segall & White Fence - Joy
Spawning from their 2012 project Hair has come Joy, another collabortion that sees Ty Segall and White Fence push each other sonically, mixing music and techniques of old and new. Expect half-hearted harmonies and thumping guitars. Full of proper foot stomping plodders that meander along lazily, yet somehow manage to stay in your head long after the track has finished.

LP - Drag City - DC679 - £19.99Add to basket
Ty Segall & White Fence - Joy
Spawning from their 2012 project Hair has come Joy, another collabortion that sees Ty Segall and White Fence push each other sonically, mixing music and techniques of old and new. Expect half-hearted harmonies and thumping guitars. Full of proper foot stomping plodders that meander along lazily, yet somehow manage to stay in your head long after the track has finished.

CD - Drag City - DC679CD - £10.99Add to basket
John Renbourn - Live in Kyoto 1978
‘Live In Kyoto 1978’ is a remarkable document of Renbourn’s talent spun out over an evening’s-worth of performances, during which his ease of playing left the audience speechless afterwards. The recording was made by the late Satoro Fujii, whose archive of recordings was discovered posthumously and have begun to see release in recent years. Satoro captured the performance with pristine detail, allowing us to hear the fine detail of John’s fretwork and the warmth and delight in the room as he played.

LP - Drag City - DC713 - £19.99Add to basket
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