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Bon Iver - 22, A Million
22, A Million is part love letter, part final resting place of two decades of searching for self- understanding like a religion. And the inner-resolution of maybe never finding that understanding. The album’s 10 poly-fi recordings are a collection of sacred moments, love’s torment and salvation, contexts of intense memories, signs that you can pin meaning onto or disregard as coincidence. If Bon Iver, 'Bon Iver' built a habitat rooted in physical spaces, then '22, A Million' is the letting go of that attachment to a place.

Jumbo's Ben Myers says "The two tracks that have been released in anticipation of this release do nothing to quell the huge excitement over this momentous return... Bon Iver are back and sounding "poly-fi", sounding enticing, sounding new!"

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Bon Iver - Bon Iver
At last: the follow up to ‘For Emma, Forever Ago’, a modern classic if ever there was one. In the meantime Justin Vernon has been busy on collaborations and other projects as diverse as Gayngs, Volcano Choir and Kanye West. 'Bon Iver' takes things on dramatically - fragile and enigmatic, but full of sweeping arrangements taking in horns, pedal steel, strings, flute etc. A bold new chapter in the story of one of the modern era's most singular singer-songwriters.

LP - 4AD - CAD 3117 - £15.99
Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
Vinyl back in stock. Recorded alone in a cabin in Wisconsin, this album is eerie, atmospheric and enigmatic. The instrumentation is simple and the sound pretty low-key, but within this the arrangements are really lush. Next in a line of leftfield Americana after Will Oldham, Elliott Smith, Smog. One of 2008's landmark records.

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Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
Recorded alone in a cabin in Wisconsin, this album is eerie, atmospheric and enigmatic. The instrumentation is simple and the sound pretty low-key, but within this the arrangements are really lush. Next in a line of leftfield Americana after Will Oldham, Elliott Smith, Smog. One of 2008's landmark records.

CD - 4AD / Jagjaguwar - CAD2809CD - £8.99Add to basket
Bon Iver - Bon Iver (WITH BONUS DISC)
***With bonus 10 track DVD of short films of each of the album tracks*** At last: the follow up to ‘For Emma, Forever Ago’, a modern classic if ever there was one. In the meantime Justin Vernon has been busy on collaborations and other projects as diverse as Gayngs, Volcano Choir and Kanye West. 'Bon Iver' takes things on dramatically - fragile and enigmatic, but full of sweeping arrangements taking in horns, pedal steel, strings, flute etc. A bold new chapter in the story of one of the modern era's most singular singer-songwriters.

CD+DVD - 4AD - CAD3117CD - £11.99Add to basket
Bon Iver - Blood Bank
Four track EP of tracks not on the 'For Emma' album...

CD EP - Jagjaguwar - JAG134CD - £8.99Add to basket
Bon Iver - Blood Bank
Vinyl version. Four track EP of tracks not on the 'For Emma' album...

EP - Jagjaguwar - JAG134LP - £10.99Add to basket
Bon Iver - 22, A Million
22, A Million is part love letter, part final resting place of two decades of searching for self- understanding like a religion. And the inner-resolution of maybe never finding that understanding. The album’s 10 poly-fi recordings are a collection of sacred moments, love’s torment and salvation, contexts of intense memories, signs that you can pin meaning onto or disregard as coincidence. If Bon Iver, 'Bon Iver' built a habitat rooted in physical spaces, then '22, A Million' is the letting go of that attachment to a place.

Jumbo's Ben Myers says "The two tracks that have been released in anticipation of this release do nothing to quell the huge excitement over this momentous return... Bon Iver are back and sounding "poly-fi", sounding enticing, sounding new!"

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG300LP - £26.99Add to basket

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Other records on this label

Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
Vinyl back in stock. Recorded alone in a cabin in Wisconsin, this album is eerie, atmospheric and enigmatic. The instrumentation is simple and the sound pretty low-key, but within this the arrangements are really lush. Next in a line of leftfield Americana after Will Oldham, Elliott Smith, Smog. One of 2008's landmark records.

LP - Jagjaguwar - CAD2809 - £15.99Add to basket
Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
Hugely anticpated follow-up to the 'Tramp' album. Features a supporting cast including Heather Woods Broderick, Peter Broderick and members of War On Drugs, Shearwater, Lower Dens...

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG255CD - £8.99Add to basket
Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
Hugely anticpated follow-up to the 'Tramp' album. Features a supporting cast including Heather Woods Broderick, Peter Broderick and members of War On Drugs, Shearwater, Lower Dens...

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG255LP - £16.99Add to basket
Lia Ices - Ices
Includes album download and fold-out poster. Swooping tropical pop and studio experimentation, drawing in bits of blissed-out dream pop, dub, beats / hip hop and psychedelia. This is one to check out if you like Porcelain Raft, Rainbow Arabia, Peaking Lights etc...

LP - JagJaguwar - JAG205LP - £16.99Add to basket
S.Carey - Range Of Light
Solo album from Sean Carey of Bon Iver...

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG240CD - £11.99Add to basket
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Sex & Food *STANDARD BLACK VINYL*
New things from UMO shapeshifiting across the globe...

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG322LP - £19.99Add to basket
Bon Iver - Blood Bank
Four track EP of tracks not on the 'For Emma' album...

CD EP - Jagjaguwar - JAG134CD - £8.99Add to basket
Bon Iver - Blood Bank
Vinyl version. Four track EP of tracks not on the 'For Emma' album...

EP - Jagjaguwar - JAG134LP - £10.99Add to basket
Sunset Rubdown - Dragonslayer
Soaring anthemic songwriting with spiralling guitars, and keyboards that wheeze, skate & tumble by turn: all surrounding a memorable set of vocal performances. Equally reminiscent of 80's epic pop such as the Bunnymen or Wah as it is of modern practitioners such as Arcade Fire or Okkervil River. Featuring Spencer Krug of Wolf Parade.

2 x LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG140LP - £13.99Add to basket
Wolf People - Steeple
'Steeple' is the first album proper from Wolf People and represents the emergence of a fully fledged band from the fragmented, haunted bedroom meanderings of their 'Tidings' singles compilation.

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG159CD - £9.99Add to basket
S.Carey - Hoyas
4-song EP from S. Carey of Bon Iver.

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG191CD - £4.99Add to basket
Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
Sharon Van Etten follows up 'Epic' in some style. By turns rocking and fragile with those dramatic, soulful vocals soaring above, this is an album that marks Van Etten out as a songwriter of real quality. Includes contributions from Matt Barrick (Walkmen), Zach Condon (Beirut), Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak), Julianna Barwick, and Aaron Dessner (the National).

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG201CD - £11.99Add to basket
Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
Sharon Van Etten follows up 'Epic' in some style. By turns rocking and fragile with those dramatic, soulful vocals soaring above, this is an album that marks Van Etten out as a songwriter of real quality. Includes contributions from Matt Barrick (Walkmen), Zach Condon (Beirut), Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak), Julianna Barwick, and Aaron Dessner (the National).

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG201LP - £16.99Add to basket
Moonface with Siinai - Heartbreaking Bravery
EXPECTED 17th APRIL - TAKING PRE-ORDERS NOW.

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Moonface with Siinai - Heartbreaking Bravery
EXPECTED 17th APRIL - TAKING PRE-ORDERS NOW.

LP - JagJaguwar - JAG210LP - £16.99Add to basket
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
Brilliant second album from Ruban Nielson's Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Artful, soulful psychedelic pop that combines a certain British-sounding '60s streak (Beatles or early Pink Floyd) with ramshackle and groove-heavy arrangements driven by live drum breakbeats. This is a winner...

CD - JagJaguwar - JAG232CD - £11.99Add to basket
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
Brilliant second album from Ruban Nielson's Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Artful, soulful psychedelic pop that combines a certain British-sounding '60s streak (Beatles or early Pink Floyd) with ramshackle and groove-heavy arrangements driven by live drum breakbeats. This is a winner...

LP - JagJaguwar - JAG232LP - £16.99Add to basket
Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire For No Witness
Second album from Missouri-born singer-songwriter Angel Olsen, whose previous CV includes work with Emmett Kelly's The Cairo Gang and Marissa Nadler. Lonesome songs with warm, spacious arrangements that swing from folk-ish acoustica to grunge-pop. Excellent songwriting which will summon comparison with the likes of Mazzy Star, Houndstooth or Edith Frost...

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG244CD - £10.99Add to basket
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Blue Record
VERY LIMITED - MAXIMUM ONE PER CUSTOMER! Acoustic versions of tracks from the 'II' album plus covers of Dirty Projectors and Beck...

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG246LP - £10.99
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Sex & Food
New things from UMO shapeshifiting across the globe...

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG322CD - £10.99Add to basket
Foxygen - And Star Power
24 track double CD from indie-psych shop faves Foxygen, the follow up to 2013's brilliant We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic. The Californian psychadeliscists go slightly less experimental but deliver just as well.

2 x CD - JagJaguwar - JAG252CD - £10.99Add to basket
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love
On Multi-Love, Unknown Mortal Orchestra frontman and multi-instrumentalist Ruban Nielson reflects on relationships: airy, humid longing, loss, the geometry of desire that occurs when three people align. Where Nielson addressed the pain of being alone on II, Multi-Love takes on the complications of being together. Multi-Love adds dimensions to the band’s already kaleidoscopic approach, with Nielson exploring a newfound appreciation for synthesizers. The new songs channel with the spirit of psych innovators without ignoring the last 40 years of music, forming a flowing, cohesive whole that reflects restless creativity. Cosmic escapes and disco rhythms speak to developing new vocabulary, while Nielson’s vocals reach powerful new heights. “It felt good to be rebelling against the typical view of what an artists is today, a curator,” he says. “It’s more about being someone who makes things happen in concrete ways. Building old synthesizers and bringing them back to life, creating sounds that aren’t quite like anyone else’s. I think that’s much more subversive.”

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG262LP - £16.99Add to basket
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love
On Multi-Love, Unknown Mortal Orchestra frontman and multi-instrumentalist Ruban Nielson reflects on relationships: airy, humid longing, loss, the geometry of desire that occurs when three people align. Where Nielson addressed the pain of being alone on II, Multi-Love takes on the complications of being together. Multi-Love adds dimensions to the band’s already kaleidoscopic approach, with Nielson exploring a newfound appreciation for synthesizers. The new songs channel with the spirit of psych innovators without ignoring the last 40 years of music, forming a flowing, cohesive whole that reflects restless creativity. Cosmic escapes and disco rhythms speak to developing new vocabulary, while Nielson’s vocals reach powerful new heights. “It felt good to be rebelling against the typical view of what an artists is today, a curator,” he says. “It’s more about being someone who makes things happen in concrete ways. Building old synthesizers and bringing them back to life, creating sounds that aren’t quite like anyone else’s. I think that’s much more subversive.”

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG262CD - £10.99Add to basket
Angel Olsen - MY WOMAN
Anyone reckless enough to have typecast Angel Olsen according to 2013’s ‘Burn Your Fire For No Witness’ is in for a rethink with her third album, ‘My Woman’. The crunchier, blown-out production of the former is gone but that fire is burning wilder. Her disarming, timeless voice is even more front-and-centre yet the strange, raw power and slowly unspooling incantations of her previous efforts remain. Over two previous albums she gave us reverb-shrouded poetic swoons, shadowy folk, grunge pop band workouts and haunting, finger-picked epics. ‘My Woman’ is an exhilarating complement to her past work and one for which Olsen recalibrated her writing / recording approach and methods to enter a new music-making phase. As the record evolves, one gets the sense that the ‘my woman’ of the title is Olsen herself, absolutely in command but also willing to bend with the influence of collaborators and circumstances. An intuitively smart, warmly communicative and fearlessly generous record, ‘My Woman’ speaks to everyone.

Jumbo's Ben Myers says "Massively anticipated second album from crooner queen Angel Olsen. We personally cannot wait: whilst the singles point to a diversion from the delicate gloom of 'Burn Your Fire', they sound no less fit-to-burst with emotion and feeling (see 'Shut Up Kiss Me'). An incredible vocalist with an excellent ear for melody, backed by a band who balance perfectly where grit meets soulfulness. Hopefully there are surprises along the way."

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Besnard Lakes - A Coliseum Complex Museum
Unique among their furrowed brow peers, The Besnard Lakes are unafraid to marry textured, questing headphone sonics to the honeyed pleasure of radio hits past: the rapture of My Bloody Valentine entwined with the romance of Fleetwood Mac. Imagine dreamy Beach House riding Led Zeppelin dynamics with unabashedly androgynous vocal harmonies. Channelling their obsessions with the paranormal as well as the dark arts, ‘A Coliseum Complex Museum’ is populated by cryptozoological creatures (‘The Bray Road Beast’, ‘Golden Lion’) while also luxuriating in natural phenomena and beauty (‘The Plain Moon’, ‘Nightingale’). These themes are sincere yet good-humoured. The album’s title jokily refers to a landmark-heavy road sign spotted on tour in Texas, the varied emotional impulses within.

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG276CD - £10.99Add to basket
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Sex & Food *PINK VINYL*
New things from UMO shapeshifiting across the globe...

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG322LP-C1 - £19.99Add to basket
Angel Olsen - Phases (COLOURED VINYL)
A collection of B-sides, rarities, and demos from the past several years, including a number of never-before released tracks.

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG314LPC1 - £19.99
Black Mountain - IV
After six years away, Black Mountain return with what some might call their definitive album. The rock canon has many anti-heroes, Black Mountain being the latest. In the past, Can’s ‘Tago Mago’ established that the only rule in rock and roll is that there are no rules. Pink Floyd’s prodigious output in the 70s showed us that architecture can be cool, while delinquent proto-metallers Black Sabbath demonstrated that you can make a lot from not that much. Now Black Mountain teach us that you don’t have to be afraid of the past to move bravely into the future, defining what it is to be a classic rock band in the new millennium. ‘IV’ is an unapologetically ambitious record made by a group of musicians who are at the peak of their powers.

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Moses Sumney - Aromanticism
“Written in Montreal, Los Angeles, Asheville, Topanga, Laguna, Big Bear, coastal Nicaragua, and on a sleepy ship traversing the Pacific ocean, making ‘Aromanticism’ was a 3-year adventure into the parts of the self that society encourages us to silence for the sake of our sanity. The album title was chosen before any of its songs were written. The not-yet-in-the-dictionary definition of an ‘aromantic’ is simply someone who doesn’t completely feel romantic attraction. I’m just trying to get it out from over the red squiggly line." - Moses Sumney

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG308CD - £10.99Add to basket
Angel Olsen - Phases
A collection of B-sides, rarities, and demos from the past several years, including a number of never-before released tracks.

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG314CD - £10.99Add to basket
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Sex & Food *INDIES ONLY ALBUM BUNDLE*
Indies only album bundle includes limited pink vinyl and bonus 12" single.

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG322LP-X - £24.99Add to basket
Angel Olsen - MY WOMAN
Anyone reckless enough to have typecast Angel Olsen according to 2013’s ‘Burn Your Fire For No Witness’ is in for a rethink with her third album, ‘My Woman’. The crunchier, blown-out production of the former is gone but that fire is burning wilder. Her disarming, timeless voice is even more front-and-centre yet the strange, raw power and slowly unspooling incantations of her previous efforts remain. Over two previous albums she gave us reverb-shrouded poetic swoons, shadowy folk, grunge pop band workouts and haunting, finger-picked epics. ‘My Woman’ is an exhilarating complement to her past work and one for which Olsen recalibrated her writing / recording approach and methods to enter a new music-making phase. As the record evolves, one gets the sense that the ‘my woman’ of the title is Olsen herself, absolutely in command but also willing to bend with the influence of collaborators and circumstances. An intuitively smart, warmly communicative and fearlessly generous record, ‘My Woman’ speaks to everyone.

Jumbo's Ben Myers says ""Massively anticipated second album from crooner queen Angel Olsen. We personally cannot wait: whilst the singles point to a diversion from the delicate gloom of 'Burn Your Fire', they sound no less fit-to-burst with emotion and feeling (see 'Shut Up Kiss Me'). An incredible vocalist with an excellent ear for melody, backed by a band who balance perfectly where grit meets soulfulness. Hopefully there are surprises along the way.""

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG284LP - £19.99
Angel Olsen - Phases
A collection of B-sides, rarities, and demos from the past several years, including a number of never-before released tracks.

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG314LP - £19.99Add to basket
Dinosaur Jr. - Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not (Coloured Vinyl Version)
The songs on ‘Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not’ were recorded at Amherst’s Bisquiteen Studio (located in a secret nook of J’s basement). The sound is great and roaring with J’s various bleeding ear psychedelic guitar touches oozing their way into the smudge-pop modelling, while Murph’s drums pound like Fred Flintstone’s feet and Lou’s bass weaves back and forth between proggy melodicism and post-core thug-hunch.

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG285LP-C1 - £19.99
Bon Iver - 22, A Million
22, A Million is part love letter, part final resting place of two decades of searching for self- understanding like a religion. And the inner-resolution of maybe never finding that understanding. The album’s 10 poly-fi recordings are a collection of sacred moments, love’s torment and salvation, contexts of intense memories, signs that you can pin meaning onto or disregard as coincidence. If Bon Iver, 'Bon Iver' built a habitat rooted in physical spaces, then '22, A Million' is the letting go of that attachment to a place.

Jumbo's Ben Myers says "The two tracks that have been released in anticipation of this release do nothing to quell the huge excitement over this momentous return... Bon Iver are back and sounding "poly-fi", sounding enticing, sounding new!"

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG300LP - £26.99Add to basket
Preoccupations - Preoccupations
When the Preoccupations wrote and recorded their new record, they were in a state of near total instability. Years-long relationships ended; they left homes behind. Frontman Matt Flegel, guitarist Danny Christiansen, multi-instrumentalist Scott Munro and drummer Mike Wallace all moved to different cities. They resolved to change their band name (from Viet Cong) and their honed, road-tested approach to songwriting was basically thrown out of the window. This time they walked into the studio with the gas gauge near empty. There was no central theme or idea to guide the band’s collective cliff jump. As a result, ‘Preoccupations’ bears the visceral, personal sound of holding onto some steadiness in the midst of changing everything. Where their previous album, ‘Viet Cong’, was built in some ways on the abstract cycles of creation and destruction, ‘Preoccupations’ explores how that sometimes-suffocating, sometimes-revelatory trap affects our lives. “ W e dis c a r d e d a lo t , reworking songs pretty ruthlessly,” Munro explains. “We ripped songs down to the studs, taking one piece we liked and building something new around it. It was pretty c a n nib alis tic , I g u e s s . E xis tin g s o n g s w e r e kille d a n d u s e d t o m a k e n e w o n e s . ” Sonically, it’s still blistering but it’s a different kind of blister, less the scorched earth of the band’s previous album, more like a blood blister on a fingertip.

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Preoccupations - Preoccupations *Indies Only Coloured Vinyl*
When the Preoccupations wrote and recorded their new record, they were in a state of near total instability. Years-long relationships ended; they left homes behind. Frontman Matt Flegel, guitarist Danny Christiansen, multi-instrumentalist Scott Munro and drummer Mike Wallace all moved to different cities. They resolved to change their band name (from Viet Cong) and their honed, road-tested approach to songwriting was basically thrown out of the window. This time they walked into the studio with the gas gauge near empty. There was no central theme or idea to guide the band’s collective cliff jump. As a result, ‘Preoccupations’ bears the visceral, personal sound of holding onto some steadiness in the midst of changing everything. Where their previous album, ‘Viet Cong’, was built in some ways on the abstract cycles of creation and destruction, ‘Preoccupations’ explores how that sometimes-suffocating, sometimes-revelatory trap affects our lives. “ W e dis c a r d e d a lo t , reworking songs pretty ruthlessly,” Munro explains. “We ripped songs down to the studs, taking one piece we liked and building something new around it. It was pretty c a n nib alis tic , I g u e s s . E xis tin g s o n g s w e r e kille d a n d u s e d t o m a k e n e w o n e s . ” Sonically, it’s still blistering but it’s a different kind of blister, less the scorched earth of the band’s previous album, more like a blood blister on a fingertip.

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG290LP-C1 - £19.99Add to basket
Wolf People - Ruins
Ruins’ is Wolf People’s new album and its over-riding theme is that of nature reclaiming the land. The transcendence of life over politics, plants over people. It asks: where are we going and what comes next? If culture is history’s narration, then Wolf People are custodians and conduits; electrified sages, if you will. Through them runs a timeline of a nation rising from bloody glory to existentialist confusion. Yet within ‘Ruins’, their album proper, lies a spirit of hope too, it is a reminder that society is no match for the mighty power of music and nature working in perfect symbiosis. Wolf People are time travellers, their tools mythology, history, hauntology, big riffs, bigger beats, electricity...

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG279CD - £10.99Add to basket
Briana Marela - Call It Love
There is something unforgettable about great love songs and Briana Marela’s ‘Call It Love’ wraps its welcoming arms around the subject, invoking all its complexity. Before writing the songs that would become Call It Love, ‘Briana Marela’ was guided first and foremost by her instincts as a producer and engineer. Marela’s original vision for this album was to dig into the two poles of her songwriting styles: her ambient, ethereal side and her brighter, beat-driven pop leanings. She enlisted the production help of Juan Pieczanski and Ryan Heyner of the band Small Black upon hearing their most recent self-produced album.

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG306CD - £10.99Add to basket
Gordi - Reservoir
On the farm in rural Australia where 24-year-old Sophie Payten - AKA Gordi - grew up, there’s a paddock that leads down to a river. A few hundred meters away sits another house, which belongs to her 93-year-old grandmother. The rest, she says, “is just beautiful space. And what else would you fill it with if not music?” And so she did, first tinkling away on an out-of-tune piano and then on the acoustic guitar she got for her 12th birthday. Gordi’s first foray into songwriting came in the form of performances at her school’s weekly chapel. There the chrysalis of the music she’s making now - a brooding, multi-layered blend of electronica and folk, with lyrics that tend to avoid well-trodden paths - began to form. “I often find that writing about platonic relationships,” she says, “can be a great deal more powerful than writing about romantic ones.” ‘Heaven I Know’, from Gordi’s debut album ‘Reservoir’, is an example of just that. With the breathy chant of ‘123’ chugging along beneath the song’s sparse melody and melancholic piano chords, ‘Heaven I Know’ gazes at the embers of a fading friendship. The ramifications of loss ripple throughout ‘Reservoir’, which she wrote and recorded in Wisconsin, Reykjavik, Los Angeles and Sydney. Gordi produced two of the tracks herself (‘Heaven I Know’ and ‘I’m Done’) and co-produced the rest.

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Gordi - Reservoir (Coloured Vinyl)
On the farm in rural Australia where 24-year-old Sophie Payten - AKA Gordi - grew up, there’s a paddock that leads down to a river. A few hundred meters away sits another house, which belongs to her 93-year-old grandmother. The rest, she says, “is just beautiful space. And what else would you fill it with if not music?” And so she did, first tinkling away on an out-of-tune piano and then on the acoustic guitar she got for her 12th birthday. Gordi’s first foray into songwriting came in the form of performances at her school’s weekly chapel. There the chrysalis of the music she’s making now - a brooding, multi-layered blend of electronica and folk, with lyrics that tend to avoid well-trodden paths - began to form. “I often find that writing about platonic relationships,” she says, “can be a great deal more powerful than writing about romantic ones.” ‘Heaven I Know’, from Gordi’s debut album ‘Reservoir’, is an example of just that. With the breathy chant of ‘123’ chugging along beneath the song’s sparse melody and melancholic piano chords, ‘Heaven I Know’ gazes at the embers of a fading friendship. The ramifications of loss ripple throughout ‘Reservoir’, which she wrote and recorded in Wisconsin, Reykjavik, Los Angeles and Sydney. Gordi produced two of the tracks herself (‘Heaven I Know’ and ‘I’m Done’) and co-produced the rest.

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Trevor Sensor - Andy Warhol's Dream
It’s Trevor Sensor’s voice you notice first. A deep bubbling black tar pit of a sound, it’s a voice whose unique timbre resonates far beyond the constraints of the songwriting format. It demands the listener reaches for a new vocabulary. The 23 year old’s debut album ‘Andy Warhol’s Dream’ is part of a literate folk lineage that runs from Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan through Tom Waits and onto the likes of Bon Iver, Bright Eyes and Sufjan Stevens today. It’s an unflinching honest album, transcendent in its exploration of self and sonically a collision between the classic and the forward-thinking.

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Dasher - Sodium
Dasher knifes out the chop-crunch guitar of latterday post-punk with a seething screech echoing the hardest horizons of the early 90s underground.

CD - Jagjaguwar - JAG261CD - £10.99Add to basket
Briana Marela - Call It Love (Coloured Vinyl Version)
There is something unforgettable about great love songs and Briana Marela’s ‘Call It Love’ wraps its welcoming arms around the subject, invoking all its complexity. Before writing the songs that would become Call It Love, ‘Briana Marela’ was guided first and foremost by her instincts as a producer and engineer. Marela’s original vision for this album was to dig into the two poles of her songwriting styles: her ambient, ethereal side and her brighter, beat-driven pop leanings. She enlisted the production help of Juan Pieczanski and Ryan Heyner of the band Small Black upon hearing their most recent self-produced album.

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG306LPC1 - £19.99Add to basket
Preoccupations - Cassette
A mixture of sharply-angled rhythm workouts and euphoric 60s garage pop-esque melodies, balanced with a penchant for drone-y, VU-styled downer moments and now a hard-to-find classic. Preoccupations’s first ever release, ‘Cassette’, originally a tour-only cassette, is now being reissued on vinyl!

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAGSPEC21LP - £15.99Add to basket
Preoccupations - New Material
Preoccupations’ songs have always worked through themes of creation, destruction, and futility, and they’ve always done it with singular post-punk grit. The textures are evocative and razor-sharp. The wire is always a live one. But while that darker side may have been well-explored, that’s not quite the same as it being fully, intensely lived. This time it was, and the result is ’New Material’, a collection that broadens and deepens Preoccupations to a true mastery of their sound. In it lies the difference between witnessing a car crash and crashing your own, between jumping into an ocean and starting to swallow the water.

CD - Jagjaguwar - 0656605232027 - £10.99Add to basket
Preoccupations - New Material
Preoccupations’ songs have always worked through themes of creation, destruction, and futility, and they’ve always done it with singular post-punk grit. The textures are evocative and razor-sharp. The wire is always a live one. But while that darker side may have been well-explored, that’s not quite the same as it being fully, intensely lived. This time it was, and the result is ’New Material’, a collection that broadens and deepens Preoccupations to a true mastery of their sound. In it lies the difference between witnessing a car crash and crashing your own, between jumping into an ocean and starting to swallow the water.

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG320LP - £19.99Add to basket
Preoccupations - New Material - Grey and Black Vinyl
Preoccupations’ songs have always worked through themes of creation, destruction, and futility, and they’ve always done it with singular post-punk grit. The textures are evocative and razor-sharp. The wire is always a live one. But while that darker side may have been well-explored, that’s not quite the same as it being fully, intensely lived. This time it was, and the result is ’New Material’, a collection that broadens and deepens Preoccupations to a true mastery of their sound. In it lies the difference between witnessing a car crash and crashing your own, between jumping into an ocean and starting to swallow the water.

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Midnight Sister - Saturn Over Sunset
Midnight Sister - the project of intense creatives Juliana Giraffe and Ari Bazoulian - is brought to you by the isolating landscape of the San Fernando Valley - its colours, diners, lunatics and neon lights. Both lifelong residents of this storied valley, Giraffe and Bazoulian have only become more inspired by the area’s mythology over the years: its two-faced magical wonderland and tragic circus. Their debut, ‘Saturn Over Sunset’, works almost as an album version of Altman’s ‘Shortcuts’, each song a character study of the valley’s odd personae. Giraffe, 23, the daughter of an LA disc jockey, was raised almost exclusively on disco and Bowie. Her lyrics and lyrical melodies, informed very much by her film-making background, were composed gazing out from a tiny retail window on Sunset Boulevard. Her ‘Rear Window’-like longing allowed her imagination to run wild and cook up the wild narratives that would fill Balouzian’s compositions. Balouzian, 27, is classically trained and already a go-to arranger for odd-pop names like Tobias Jesso Jr. and Alex Izenberg. Midnight Sister represents a first for both of them. It’s Giraffe’s first time writing and performing music and it’s Balouzian’s first foray into playing true pop music. ‘Saturn Over Sunset’ is a shared musical vision of Hollywood’s oddest corners. It is the baroque, eldritch alley you must pass through to find the speakeasy night of your life. You’ll come out bleary-eyed and the sunrise will be pouring all pink and orange through the smog and palm trees.

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Midnight Sister - Saturn Over Sunset (Blue Vinyl)
Midnight Sister - the project of intense creatives Juliana Giraffe and Ari Bazoulian - is brought to you by the isolating landscape of the San Fernando Valley - its colours, diners, lunatics and neon lights. Both lifelong residents of this storied valley, Giraffe and Bazoulian have only become more inspired by the area’s mythology over the years: its two-faced magical wonderland and tragic circus. Their debut, ‘Saturn Over Sunset’, works almost as an album version of Altman’s ‘Shortcuts’, each song a character study of the valley’s odd personae. Giraffe, 23, the daughter of an LA disc jockey, was raised almost exclusively on disco and Bowie. Her lyrics and lyrical melodies, informed very much by her film-making background, were composed gazing out from a tiny retail window on Sunset Boulevard. Her ‘Rear Window’-like longing allowed her imagination to run wild and cook up the wild narratives that would fill Balouzian’s compositions. Balouzian, 27, is classically trained and already a go-to arranger for odd-pop names like Tobias Jesso Jr. and Alex Izenberg. Midnight Sister represents a first for both of them. It’s Giraffe’s first time writing and performing music and it’s Balouzian’s first foray into playing true pop music. ‘Saturn Over Sunset’ is a shared musical vision of Hollywood’s oddest corners. It is the baroque, eldritch alley you must pass through to find the speakeasy night of your life. You’ll come out bleary-eyed and the sunrise will be pouring all pink and orange through the smog and palm trees.

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Jamila Woods - HEAVN
Jamila Woods’s cultural lineage - from her love of Lucille Clifton’s poetry to letters from her grandmother and the late 80s post-punk of The Cure - helped structure the progressive, delicate and minimalist soul of ‘HEAVN’, her debut solo album. Born and raised on the Southside of Chicago, Woods grew up in a family of music lovers. She is an artist of substance creating music crafted with a sturdy foundation of her passions and influences. You’ll find the bits and pieces of her past and present that make Jamila: family, the city of Chicago, self care, and the black women she calls friends. True and pure in its construction and execution, her music is the best representation of Jamila herself: strong in her roots, confident in her ideas and attuned to the people, places and things shaping her world.

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Jamila Woods - HEAVN - Coloured Vinyl
Jamila Woods’s cultural lineage - from her love of Lucille Clifton’s poetry to letters from her grandmother and the late 80s post-punk of The Cure - helped structure the progressive, delicate and minimalist soul of ‘HEAVN’, her debut solo album. Born and raised on the Southside of Chicago, Woods grew up in a family of music lovers. She is an artist of substance creating music crafted with a sturdy foundation of her passions and influences. You’ll find the bits and pieces of her past and present that make Jamila: family, the city of Chicago, self care, and the black women she calls friends. True and pure in its construction and execution, her music is the best representation of Jamila herself: strong in her roots, confident in her ideas and attuned to the people, places and things shaping her world.

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S. Carey - Hundred Acres
'Hundred Acres' finds Carey at his most confident, mature, and grounded, writing the strongest songs of his career. At its core, the album is a poetic treatise on what is truly necessary in life, a surprisingly utilitarian art project that underscores the power of enduring. Carey challenges himself and the listener to strive for a near-utopian ideal of returning to a simpler way of life, and loving those around you, to heal personal wounds. Carey employed a smaller, more focused scale of instrumentation on 'Hundred Acres', centered around guitar, synths, pedal steel, strings, drums and percussion, with his soothing vocals front and center -- more distinct than ever. In effect, the album’s production echoes its underlying message: the beauty in simplicity. Relying on more traditional song structures instead of the Steve Reich-ian repetitions of his past work, a new balance is struck that creates something unique. The result is a collection of poetic yet clear-eyed songs that both stand brightly on their own and tightly weave together to create a powerful album.

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S. Carey - Hundred Acres (Limited TRANSLUCENT GREEN VINYL)
'Hundred Acres' finds Carey at his most confident, mature, and grounded, writing the strongest songs of his career. At its core, the album is a poetic treatise on what is truly necessary in life, a surprisingly utilitarian art project that underscores the power of enduring. Carey challenges himself and the listener to strive for a near-utopian ideal of returning to a simpler way of life, and loving those around you, to heal personal wounds. Carey employed a smaller, more focused scale of instrumentation on 'Hundred Acres', centered around guitar, synths, pedal steel, strings, drums and percussion, with his soothing vocals front and center -- more distinct than ever. In effect, the album’s production echoes its underlying message: the beauty in simplicity. Relying on more traditional song structures instead of the Steve Reich-ian repetitions of his past work, a new balance is struck that creates something unique. The result is a collection of poetic yet clear-eyed songs that both stand brightly on their own and tightly weave together to create a powerful album.

LP - Jagjaguwar - JAG311LPC1 - £19.99Add to basket
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