New Vinyl Horoscopes (Feb 2017)

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By: Raegan Bird

Aries (March 20 – April 19),

You’ve been riding a steady wave of luck this week after the lunar eclipse in fellow fire sign Leo. You’re the baby of the signs, representing a ton of child-like energy, check out the debut album of London O’Connor, O∆ (pronounced circle/triangle) on Pantone yellow vinyl. London’s self-written/ self-produced album guides you through his joys and frustrations of growing up. Plus the cover is shot by fellow young breakout artist Olivia Bee. Support today’s Youth!!!!


Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Your fourth House, representing your home and family, has been getting the majority of your energy this week. You may relate to the love Terrace Martin shows for his Los Angeles roots in his Velvet Portraits. While you may not be a Californian, this contemporary jazz/ R&B LP will warm up even the draft-iest of Chicago apartments.


Gemini (May 21-June 20)

The eclipse on the 10th brought priority to your third house, which rules communication and writing.

The third house is ruled by Gemini anyway so your natural inclination towards connecting with others is even more magnified. Seems like a pretty good time to use the 5×7 postcard that comes with the Daedelus LP from the Baker’s Dozen series to write your best buds! Perhaps share your recent adventures or rave about how accurate your music horoscopes have been! (sorry, leo moon… I need the validation) Complete with tasty instrumental tracks such as “Old Fashioned” and “Maple Bacon” that you can’t help but share.


Cancer (June 21-July 22)

You’re second house is prioritised this month meaning you could be making major bank! You could find that your extra hours at work have finally paid off this paycheck. Mars is also in your 10th house until March 9th, so soak up all the attention your reputation is causing. We just got in Queen’s Greatest Hits which is always a great celebratory album, Chill out a little and let Freddie Mercury tend to both your sensitive and party side. You may also want to check out the electronic album of Jlin, Dark Lotus, it’s the plant of your sign of course.


Leo (July 23- August 22)

Whew, you really got hit with a reality check this week didn’t you leo? The eclipse on Friday was in your sign giving you a major chance to self- actualize. The 10th also marked the release of Life & Livin it by Sinkane. This funk and soul filled album honors all the highs and lows of life. You’ll also love the bright yellow album in reference to the sun, your ruling planet. These next few weeks could have you changing up your plans to catch up to your growth, why not “feel new” alongside these great tracks?


Virgo (August 23-Sept 22)

Your hidden self, because of your 12th house, is shining with the effects of the full moon. This part of your chart typically reveals the workings of your inner mind, parts that you may not show to others. Now would be a great time to take that next step in tending to your mental health. Make some personal time for yourself Virgo, clear off some floor space and put on Kid Koala & Emiliana Torrini’s Music to Draw to: Satellite. The ambient pop and soothing synth will be sure to provide you and all your houseplants with some much needed revitalization.


Libra (September 22- October 22)

Still not coming down off that Valentine’s high Libra? This feeling should stick around for a while. Perhaps treat your S.O. with the sweet tape of Beach Slang, Here I Made This For You Mixtape vol. 2. It seems your 11th house is getting all the love under the past lunar eclipse. This house rules your dreams/wishes so some of your greatest desires could be coming to you this month. We’ve got Sleep’s new album The Clarity to provide you with what you need to accept what is coming to you. We also know that you’ve got a big weakness err… i mean strength for shopping, luckily we have both red, orange and white Vinyls stocked.


Scorpio (October 23- November 21)

New projects and potential raises, perhaps one you were not expecting, are in store for you! Also in store is Parquet Courts’s Captive Of The Sun. While you are technically a captive of Pluto and Mars your aggressive energy pairs well with this Brooklyn based rock band. Only 550 copies this press! Get it while it’s hot!


Sagittarius ( November 22- December 21)

Saturn, the planet of long term thinking, is complementing your ruling ninth house, making your philosophies feel stable and successful. Saturn alongside Uranus and the full moon created a grand trine (giant triangle in the sky) for you this month. You may want to join along with aries for their O∆ listen to celebrate but also pick up Chevelle’s This Type of Thinking (Could Do Us In) to keep your philosophical nature grounded.


Capricorn (December 22- January 19)

Uranus played a major role in this Lunar eclipse, bringing you something unexpected and perhaps money related. This with Saturn, your ruling planet, and the moon are formed a trine that will bring nothing but good news to you. Saturn is a wise planet, a teacher of sorts which is what gives ya your well informed and mature persona. You deserve to get Drunk with Vic Chesnutt, overall his darkest album with hints of paranoia; It will speak to your suspicious nature but is fun enough to not bring you down.


Aquarius (January 20- February 18)

We’re making our way out of Aquarius season and it looks like Uranus brought you some much needed innovation! Perhaps check out the Australian metalcore album Horizons by Parkway Drive. You see ahead in a way that most of us may not, tell us what’s on the horizon!


Pisces (February 19- March 20)

You’ve been completely absorbed into your projects lately, and there’s nothing wrong with that! Get done what you need to while nodding along to the downtempo tracks of Drexciya in Lifestyles of the Laptop Cafe. The duo was quite secret about their identity for a long time and because you rule the 12th house of the hidden, you may appreciate their decision behind this.

 

 

 

New Vinyl Releases 2/17/17

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  • 3 Doors Down – The Better Life
  • Ryan Adams – Prisoner (LTD  ‘Indie Exclusive’ Red vinyl)
  • Black Sites – In Monochrome
  • CHVE – 10910
  • Deep Throat Choir – Be OK
  • Fufanu – Sports
  • Hanni El Khatib – Savage Times (LTD 3x 10″ Boxset with Slipcover)
  • Jesca Hoop – Memories Are Now (Sub Pop ‘Loser Edition’ Colored vinyl)
  • III Omen – Æ.Thy.Rift
  • Jai Wolf – Kindred Spirits
  • Alison Krauss – Windy City
  • Nikki Lane – Highway Queen
  • Lift To Experience – The Texas Jerusalem Crossroads (LTD 2LP Colored vinyl)
  • Lowly – Heba (Limited Edition Gold vinyl)
  • Middle Kids – S/T EP
  • The Orwells – Terrible Human Beings
  • Our Lady Peace – Clumsy (LTD Translucent Orange-Smoke vinyl)
  • Robert Randolph & The Family Band – Got Soul
  • Son Volt – Notes Of Blue
  • Strand of Oaks – Hard Love
  • Tash Sultana – Notion EP

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New Vinyl Releases 2/10/17

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  • 311 – From Chaos
  • Beach Slang – Here I Made This For You Mixtape Vol. 2 ( Cassette Tape)
  • Big Star – Complete Third Vol. 2: Roughs to Mixes
  • Bing & Ruth – No Home of the Mind (2LP White vinyl)
  • Bush – Razorblade Suitcase (in addition) Deluxe 2LP on Black + White Swirl vinyl
  • Vic Chesnutt – Drunk
  • Chevelle – This Type Of Thinking (Could Do Us In)
  • Daedelus – Baker’s Dozen
  • Denmark Vessey – Martin Lucid Dream
  • The Dillinger Escape Plan (w/Mike Patton) – Irony is a Dead Scene
  • Immolation – Failures For Gods (Transparent Red Vinyl, LTD to 500)
  • Immolation – Here in After (Transparent Red Vinyl, LTD to 500)
  • Immolation – Close To A World Below (Transparent Red Vinyl, LTD to 500)
  • Jeezy – Trap Or Die 3
  • Kid Koala (feat. Emilliana Torrini) – Music to Draw to: Satellite
  • London O’Connor – Ο∆ (Circle Triangle) on Pantone Yellow vinyl
  • The Other People Place – Lifestyles of The Laptop Cafe
  • Palberta – Bye Bye Berta
  • Panic At The Disco – Pretty. Odd.
  • Parkway Drive – Horizons
  • Parquet Courts – Captive of the Sun (feat. Bun B) 12″ Single Limited to 550!
  • Queen – Greatest Hits II
  • Will Sessions + Amp Fiddler – Lost Without You / Seven Mile 7″
  • Sinkane – Life & Livin’ It (Limited Edition Yellow vinyl)
  • Six by Seven – The Closer You Get + Peel Sessions
  • Sleep – The Clarity (Limited Edition Etched 12″ on Red vinyl)
  • Sleep – The Clarity (Limited Edition Etched 12″ on White vinyl)
  • Sleep – The Clarity (Limited Edition Etched 12″ on Orange vinyl)
  • Soundtrack / Eskmo – Billions
  • Ten Fe – Hit The Light
  • Various Artists – Ultimate Block Party Breaks (Vol. 3)
  • Various Artists – The Hamilton Mixtape
  • Terrace Martin – Velvet Portraits
  • The Weeknd – Starboy (2LP Transparent Red vinyl)
  • Weltesser – Crestfallen (LTD Clear / Yellow Swirl vinyl)
  • Wiegedood – De Doden Hebben Het Goed II

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New Vinyl Horoscopes (Feb 2017)

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By: Raegan Bird

Gemini (May 21 -June 20)

The cold dreary days indoors may be getting to your head Gemini. Don’t worry, The sun is in your 9th house, aka the house of philosophy, until February 18th. Get active, reach out to others and join a new band or organization. People will be drawn to your active, go-getter attitude.

Check out Surfer Blood – Snowdonia, Tracks like Frozen will keep you motivated through the gray skies. Get out of the city if you need to. Add it to your next road trip playlist, we know you love traveling.


Cancer (June 21 -July 22)

Mars enters your 10th house on January 28th and will stay there until early March. This means success for you Cancer! You will likely feel an increase in energy towards climbing up the career ladder. While you’re up working late nights pop on Muna – About U. (The track Crying on the Bathroom Floor will deeefinitely resonate with cancers.)


Leo (July 23 -August 22)

Family and emotional health was a priority for you towards the end of January but you will need to watch out for yourself in February. The lunar eclipse happens in leo on the 10th and you may be extra effected by it. Eclipses always bring about an ending of some sort, but not always for the worst. Brace yourself, but don’t get too paranoid, put on The Avalanches – Since I Left You and get some work done on your latest creative project. Their upbeat sample-driven disco-pop is sure to keep you energized and strong. This is the cheaper black vinyl but I know you’d love to splurge on the blue one.


Virgo (August 23 -September 22)

The lunar eclipse this month will bring you some pretty vivid dreams virgo. Pick up the ambient album of Eluvium – Talk Amongst the Trees and play it as you drift into sleep and let the cosmos do the rest. Keep a journal closeby as they may lead you to some interesting discoveries.


Libra (September 23 -October 22)

Someone is standing in your way and you are pissed off about it! Fueling the fire is mars is opposite your natal Sun, this will last from February 3rd-11th. Don’t act before you think, you may need some sort of compromise. Let out that steam by listening to Iron Reagan – Crossover Ministry at max volume. Let the thrash carry your frustrations far away.


Scorpio (October 23 -November 21)

You might be feeling restless at home, set aside time to fix up your place. Throw out or donate all of the stuff you don’t need, deep clean everything and try not to sting your roommate too hard over the dirty dishes. Throw on Ron Gallo – Heavy Meta, a new release that will have you dancing with the dustbuster and a few brews.


Sagittarius (November 22 -December 21)

Hey things are looking up for you Sagittarius! As Mars moves your fifth house of love, Venus will soon follow making this month one to tell that special someone how you’re feeling. Kick off your shoes and put on Soft Machine – Live at the Paradiso. If you wanna get down this 1969 release is perfect for you. As one of the four mutable signs, you know how to go with the flow. While you’re at it pre-order Elliott Smith’s – Either / Or for yourself. It’s named after the work of Kierkegaard and Sagittarius is the philosopher of signs of course. We’ll have it in March 10th.


Capricorn (December 22 -January 19)

Mars entered your 4th house, the house of the home, on on January 28th, so you’ve been thinking a lot about your family or roots. The aggressive energy of mars will call you to action. You’re ruled by Saturn the planet of restrictions so you’re generally pretty conservative but you may have been feeling stubborn about that lately. Luckily we’ve got 2 releases by Emperor out this month, Emperor (self-titled) and Anthems to the Welkin. Guaranteed to bring some quality aggression into your home.


Aquarius (January 20 -February 18)

The new moon of January 27th brought some relief to you, use this time wisely to think of what you want to get done this year. Drops of Jupiter are transiting your beliefs corner, just in time for Train’s new album A Girl A Bottle A Boat! (okay yeah this one’s a stretch but just check it out, they did bring you your fav karaoke song ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ )


Pisces (February 19 -March 20)

It’s going to be a productive month for you Pisces! The lunar eclipse February 10th will work in your favor to close a project you have been working on for a while. Take a break and treat yourself to Moon Duo’s- Occult Architecture. You’ll appreciate it because it takes two of your favorite things, darkness and psychedelia, on an enchanting lunar exploration sure to mesmerize.


Aries (March 21 -April 19)

Mars in Aries has you feeling especially aggressive lately. You know what you want and are ready to go for it. This could be a very busy time for you but you have the energy to fuel it. With Venus moving into Aries February 3rd you’ll be happily melting into a few months of romance. Get ready, invite your honey over and drop Syl Johnson, We Do It Together on the turntable. Just in time for Valentine’s day.


Taurus (April 20 -May 20)

Mars Venus and Neptune in your 11th house of friends will have you feeling social this month. You may be busy but will have no problem getting together friends to discuss what’s on your mind. Have a potluck and start up Black Sabath – The Ultimate Collection, sure to appeal to your senses.

New Vinyl Releases 2/3/17

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  • Black Sabbath – The Ultimate Collection (4LP ‘very best of’ collection)
  • Cigarettes After Sex – I
  • Ron Gallo – Heavy Meta
  • Dave Hause – Bury Me in Philly (Clear vinyl pressing)
  • Helloween – Pink Bubbles Go Ape (180gm remastered reissue)
  • Eluvium – Copia (LTD Deluxe 2LP reissue)
  • Eluvium – Talk Amongst the Trees (LTD Deluxe 2LP reissue)
  • Emporer – Anthems To Welkin at Dusk (LTD Colored vinyl Reissue)
  • Emporer – S/T (LTD Colored vinyl Reissue)
  • Iron Reagan – Crossover Ministry
  • Sly Johnson – My Funky Funky Band
  • Sly Johnson – We Do It Together
  • Judas Priest- Turbo ’30’ (30th Anniversary Remaster)
  • Jungle Fire – Jamb (Afro-Latin Funk from LA)
  • Less Than Jake – Sound The Alarm (LTD colored vinyl + Die-cut Cover)
  • Steve Miller Band – The Joker
  • Moon Duo – Occult Architecture Vol. 1 (LTD Black and Red Marble vinyl)
  • Muna – About U
  • Soft Machine – Live at The Paradiso in 1969 (Soft Purple Vinyl, LTD to 1000)
  • Surfer Blood – Snowdonia (LTD White vinyl)
  • Dan Terminus – Wrath Of Code
  • Train – A Girl A Bottle A Boat

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Mac Demarco – This Old Dog Captured Tracks Limited Edition White Vinyl

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