CDs + Vinyl:
Arcade Fire – The Suburbs [Reissue/2010] CD (Sony)
Arcade Fire’s third album is back in-print on CD. [Arcade Fire’s first three albums have all been recently reissued on vinyl.]
Bola – D.E.G. CD/2xLP (Skam)
Released last May and quickly sold-out – repressed on CD and vinyl. Skam Records’ most elusive artist Bola returns with an enticing new album – the first movement from Darrell Fitton’s near mythical project since his Kroungrine LP a decade ago.
Diamond Ortiz – Tiz Zop Diz Zown CD (Needle To The Groove)
West Coast funkster Diamond Ortiz returns with a collection of unreleased songs. Thought to be just a Bandcamp release from the summer of 2017, Ortiz dug into the archives to share some of his laidback hip-hop and g-funk style tracks, but with his signature modern vocoder slap sound.
Lil Pump – Lil Pump CD (WB)
Debut album from the 16-year-old South Florida sonic fireplug. Features guest appearances by Smokepurpp, Lil Yachty, Gucci Mane, Chief Keef, 2 Chainz, and Rick Ross).
Shining – X – Varg Utan Flock CD/LP (Season Of Mist)
Shining, led by lightning rod frontman Niklas Kvarforth, enter their third decade with the epic new album X – Varg Utan Flock (“Wolf Without A Pack”). As is their wont, Shining use black metal as a foundation upon which to build epic and radical songs that smash all genre convention.