USED VINYL ALERT

USED VINYL ALERT

Let's head downstairs for this week's Used Vinyl Alert, where a wide variety of rare delights await you in the new arrivals. This week we have special emphasis on soul and funk, 80s indie, jazz and blues, and newer pop and electronic.

So. Much. Soul. Is in in the basement for you this week, including a long run of James Brown studio and live albums, plus big ones from Prince, Funkadelic, the O'Jays, Booker T, War, Brick, the Ohio Players, Brides of Funkenstein, Jimmy Castor Bunch, Chic, Stevie Wonder, Rick James, the Delfonics, Jackson 5, Roger Troutman, Tower of Power, Sly Stone, Rufus, the Four Tops, Phil Upchurch, and of course Aretha!
A great many punk, underground, early indie, no/new/nu-wave delights arrive this week; including many we've never seen here before, from names like Crass, Bongwater, Pussy Galore, Unrest, Big Black, the Mekons, Jesus Lizard, Sex Pistols, the Lazy Cowgirls, Jad Fair, Psyclones, Urge Overkill, the Cows, Frightwig, Scritti Politti, Bikini Kill, Kate Bush, and Sonic Youth!
Affordable and necessary pressings are here from classic rock names like Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead, Van Morrison, Jeff Buckley, Tom Waits, and King Crimson, along with some headier stuff from the Five Americans, the Electric Prunes, and Entourage.
Our jazz offerings run the gamut this week, including LPs from John Coltrane, Coleman Hawkins, Bill Evans, Freddie Hubbard, Keith Jarrett, Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, George Russell, Donald Byrd, Yusuf Lateef, Dom Um Romao, Billy Cobham, Chick Corea, Stan Getz, Cal Tjader, Martin Denny, Art Blakey, and Herbie Mann.
We've got a slew of female vocalist LPs spanning several decades, with way too many names to mention them all, but including Betty Carter, Chris Connor, Marian McPartland, and Sarah Vaughan. Country comes in from Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, the Monroe Brothers, and Flatt & Scruggs. We've also got an impressive run of vintage pressing blues LPs, including names like BB King, John Lee Hooker, Taj Mahal, Blind Blake, Fenton Robinson, Albert King, Paul Butterfield, Albert Collins, Bobby Bland, Sonny Boy Williamson, and Big Bill Broonzy.
On the more recent end of things, we have a wide spread of LPs from names like Alt J, Gayngs, Arcade Fire, Sigur Ros, Melody's Echo Chamber, Perfume Genius, Magical Clouds, Health, Nine Inch Nails, Dead Weather, Touche Amore, Daft Punk, Caribou, Death Grips, Solange, plus electronic stuff from Felicia Atkinson, Michael Turtle, Floating Points, Julianna Barwick, and Four Tet.