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Sigh No More

Sigh No More

Mumford And Sons

The bluegrass folk'n'roll of Mumford and Sons has built a strong
fanbase after the release of their three EPs, 'Mumford & Sons',
'Love Your Ground' and 'The Cave and The Open Sea'. Mumford and
Sons release their debut...

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Lungs

Lungs

Florence And The Machine

After releasing her debut single ‘Dog Days Are Over’, the
magnetic Florence & The Machine has built up a formidable
following of fans and critics alike, even winning this years highly
prestigious Critics Choice BRIT...

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Glitter And Doom Live

Glitter And Doom Live

Waits Tom

In 2008, Tom Waits launched a sold out national tour, garnering
intense critical praise Paste magazine called it the best live show
of 2008 and thrilling fans across the country and the world, some
in cities where Waits had...

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When The Devils Loose

When The Devils Loose

Bondy A A

When The Devil's Loose
Mightiest Of Guns
A Slow Parade
To The Morning
Oh The Vampyre
I Can See The Pines Are Dancing
False River
On The Moon
The...

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Splendor In The Grass

Splendor In The Grass

Pink Martini

Whether you know them from their song in the Cherry Ripe TV ad
("Let's Never Stop Falling In Love", now running for over 12 months
on Australian TV) or from their sellout Australian tour in Summer
07/08 or just from the sheer...

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I Dreamed A Dream

I Dreamed A Dream

Boyle Susan

48 year old church volunteer Susan Boyle was born and raised in
Blackburn, Scotland and before Britains Got Talent lived at home
with her cat Pebbles.
Susan has been singing since she was 12 years old and before the
show...

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Fall

Fall

Jones Norah

Norah has taken a new direction on the The Fall, experimenting
with different sounds and a new set of collaborators, including
Jacquire King, a noted producer and engineer who has worked with
Kings of Leon, Tom Waits and Modest...

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Sans Fusils Ni Souliers A Paris Cd/dvd

Sans Fusils Ni Souliers A Paris Cd/dvd

Wainwright Martha

A live album by Canadian-American singer-songwriter Martha
Wainwright and is a tribute to legendary French singer Edith Piaf.
The album was recorded during three performances in New York's
Dixon Place Theatre in June 2009. The...

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Veckatimest Ltd Ed

Veckatimest Ltd Ed

Grizzly Bear

Billed by RADIOHEAD's Jonny Greenwood as "my favourite band in
the world", Brooklyn's GRIZZLY BEAR are one of the most
talked-about and widely celebrated bands to arise in the last few
years. Already being lauded as "the best...

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Friend Of A Friend

Friend Of A Friend

Rawlings Dave Machine

The much anticipated debut album from Gillian Welch's secret
weapon, Dave Rawlings, includes appearances by Ketch Secor, Willie
Watson, Kevin Hayes, Morgan Jahnig (Old Crow Medicine Show),
Benmont Tench (Tom Petty & the...

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 Read reviewDark Eyes

Dark Eyes

Stanko Tomasz Quintet

Like his hero Miles Davis, the Polish jazz master Tomasz Stanko
has an impressive record as talent scout and mentor, and his latest
ensemble pools young players from the North of Europe, including
two prodigiously gifted Finns...

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I Told You I Was Freaky

I Told You I Was Freaky

Flight Of The Conchords

There is so much that could be said regarding Flight of the
Conchords. How they hail from New Zealand, the island nation with
multiple postal services. Or that, after winning a Best Comedy
Album Grammy for The Distant Future in...

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 Read reviewBqe Cd/dvd

Bqe Cd/dvd

Stevens Sufjan

Sufjan Stevens premiered The BQE, a film and musical
suite exploring New York City’s infamous Brooklyn-Queens
Expressway, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival
in November 2007. The critically applauded...

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 Read reviewList

List

Cash Rosanne

Miss the Mississippi and You

2. Motherless Children
3. Sea of Heartbreak (w/ Bruce Springsteen)
4. Take These Chains From My Heart
5. I’m Movin' On
6. Heartaches by the Number (w/...

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Crazy Love Std Ed

Crazy Love Std Ed

Buble Michael

Crazy Love is Michael Bublé's first CD in two and a
half years featuring two original songs along with his always
original take on 11 standards from various eras.

Cry Me A River
All Of...

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 Read reviewDeclaration Of Dependence

Declaration Of Dependence

Kings Of Convenience

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 Read reviewTime Stands Still

Time Stands Still

Smither Chris

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Somedays The Song Writes You

Somedays The Song Writes You

Clark Guy

When Guy Clark discusses the art and craft of songwriting,
people listen. He has, after all, been writing songs of uncommon
quality for nearly four decades, songs like “L.A. Freeway,”
“Desperados Waiting For a Train,” “The...

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 Read reviewBackspacer

Backspacer

Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam return with their 9th studio album " Backspacer ".
Pearl Jam rose from the ashes of Mother Love Bone to become the
most popular American rock & roll band of the '90s. The band
has sold in excess of 30 million...

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 Read reviewWhite Lunar

White Lunar

Cave Nick Ellis Warren

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have been creating music together for
more than fifteen years, with The Bad Seeds, Grinderman and The
Dirty Three. More recently, they have collaborated on soundtracks
for such films as The...

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Boy Who Knew Too Much

Boy Who Knew Too Much

Mika

We Are Golden
Blame It On The Girls
Rain
Dr. John
I See You
Blue Eyes
Good Gone Girl
Touches You
By The Time
One Foot Boy
Toy...

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 Read reviewGet Lucky

Get Lucky

Knopfler Mark

Border Reiver
Hard Shoulder
You Can't Beat The House
Before Gas And Tv
Monteleone
Cleaning My Gun
Cleaning My Gun
Remembrance Day
Get...

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 Read reviewAstounding Eyes Of Rita

Astounding Eyes Of Rita

Brahem Anouar

The Astounding Eyes of Rita introduces a new Brahem
group, in a sinuous dance of dark sounds (oud, bass clarinet, bass
guitar and hand drums), strong melodies, earthy textures... Where
Anouar’s last two recordings –...

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Fine Print Oddities & Rarities 2003-2008

Fine Print Oddities & Rarities 2003-2008

Drive By Truckers

The Drive-by Truckers have been making music together for 13
years resulting in 7 critically acclaimed studio albums which could
not contain all of the songs written by the band. They recently dug
into the New West Records...

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Triple J Hottest 100 Of All Time

Triple J Hottest 100 Of All Time

Various

Australia was abuzz as the Hottest 100 Of All Time countdown
kicked off this week. Hot debate ensued: which song would be
crowned #1? triple j’s audience overwhelming voted for Seattle
grunge pioneers Nirvana and their seminal...

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Disfarmer

Disfarmer

Frisell Bill

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Woodstock 40th Anniversary 2cd

Woodstock 40th Anniversary 2cd

VARIOUS

Much has been written about the significance of the Woodstock
Music & Art Fair as a cultural event. Ironically, what has been
least examined up to now is the very thing that brought nearly half
a million together in 1969:...

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Woodstock 40th Anniversary Special Edition 2 Disc Dvd

Woodstock 40th Anniversary Special Edition 2 Disc Dvd

Jimi Hendrix, Santana, The Who, Michael Wadleigh

1969 was a year unlike any other.

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Light

Light

Matisyahu

Light is the follow up to Matisyahu’s ‘Youth’ record which
spawned the anthemic ‘King Without A Crown’ and title track
‘Youth’. ‘Light’ is anything but safe. Produced by David Kahne
(Paul McCartney, Sublime, the Strokes), the...

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American Central Dust

American Central Dust

Son Volt

Dynamite
Down To The Wire
Roll On
Cocaine And Ashes
Dust Of Daylight
When The Wheels Don't Move
No Turning Back
Pushed Too...

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Ill Communication Reissue Extra Tracks

Ill Communication Reissue Extra Tracks

Beastie Boys

Digitally remastered for the first time, overseen by the band.
CD includes a bonus disc of b-sides and rarities, also remastered.
Original artwork has been faithfully restored in this 8 panel
eco-friendly 2 CD set with fold-out...

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From Elvis In Memphis Legacy Edition

From Elvis In Memphis Legacy Edition

Presley Elvis

In 1969 Elvis walked into American Sound Studios in Memphis and
took back control of his career for perhaps the last time. He was
revitalized from the 68 comeback special and decided to trust a 33
year old producer Chip Moman...

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Distance

Distance

Grigoryan Brothers Slava And Leonard

Uber classical musicians Slava and Leonard Grigoryan have
triumphed once again with their new CD Distance (Which Way Music) –
to be launched in July 2009.
Until now, only live audiences have experienced the...

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Time Out Ltd Legacy Edition 2cd/dvd

Time Out Ltd Legacy Edition 2cd/dvd

Brubeck Dave

The first million-selling album in jazz history.
1959 was a banner year for jazz, but no album captured the
public's attention like Dave Brubeck's Time Out. "Take Five," the
surprise radio hit from Time Out, would enter...

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 Read reviewWilco The Album

Wilco The Album

Wilco

Wilco's seventh disc, Wilco (the album), took shape quickly in
January '09 after the band traveled to Auckland, New Zealand to
participate in an Oxfam International benefit project. The band
began cutting tracks for the new...

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 Read reviewSleeping Patterns

Sleeping Patterns

Lane Jordie

Co-produced by Jeff Lang and Tim Hall, Sleeping Patterns had
been brewing in the subconscious of Jordie’s mind for nearly four
years, and eventually came to fruition in the winter of 2008.
Recorded in little more than five...

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Dedicated To You Kurt Elling Sings The Music Of Coltrane & Hartman

Dedicated To You Kurt Elling Sings The Music Of Coltrane & Hartman

Elling Kurt

Grammy nominated and critically-acclaimed vocalist Kurt Elling
will release Dedicated to You: Kurt Elling Sings the Music of
Coltrane and Hartman, his eighth overall album and second release
on Concord Jazz. The live collection...

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Let It Roll Songs Of George Harrison

Let It Roll Songs Of George Harrison

Harrison George

Let It Roll: Songs By George Harrison features solo
hits from 1970's All Things Must Pass through 2002'sBrainwashed
plus live recordings from 1971's Concert For Bangladesh. This
first-ever career-spanning solo hits...

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Dreamer

Dreamer

Bogle Eric

The Dreamer is Eric Bogle's 15th and possiblylast album and
contains another fine clutch of songs that are thoughtprovokingas
always and bound to move the listener. A compulsive,
almostobsessive songwriter for most of his adult...

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 Read reviewDr Boondigga And The Big Bw

Dr Boondigga And The Big Bw

Fat Freddys Drop

Blending hi-tech soul, jazz & reggae, the 7 strong New
Zealand collective FATFREDDY'S DROP have been winning an ever
increasing global fan base since therelease of their
200,000-selling (and 8 times platinum in NZ!!) debut...

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 Read reviewVeckatimest

Veckatimest

Grizzly Bear

Billed by RADIOHEAD's Jonny Greenwood as "my favourite band in
the world", Brooklyn's GRIZZLY BEAR are one of the most
talked-about and widely celebrated bands to arise in the last few
years. Already being lauded as "the best...

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Bar Jazz

Bar Jazz

Various

The new JAZZ CLUB series adds an attractive budget line to the
Verve catalogue. With its modern design and popular choice of
repertoire, the JAZZ CLUB is not only opened for Jazz fans, but for
everyone that loves good...

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Townes Deluxe Edition

Townes Deluxe Edition

Earle Steve

Limited edition double cd with completely stripped acoustic
versions of 11 of the tracks from Disc 1.
The album was produced by Earle at his home in Greenwich
Village, at Sound Emporium and Room and Board in Nashville,...

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Townes Standard Edition

Townes Standard Edition

Earle Steve

The album was produced by Earle at his home in Greenwich
Village, at Sound Emporium and Room and Board in Nashville, TN and
The Nest in Hollywood, CA. The track Lungs, was produced and mixed
by the Dust Brothers John King and...

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 Read reviewAround The Well

Around The Well

Iron And Wine

Collecting songs ranging from out-of-print to
never-before-released, Around the Well spans Iron and Wine's
earliest sessions which yielded the band's 2002 debut The Creek
Drank the Cradle through material recorded for 2007's...

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My Maudlin Career

My Maudlin Career

Camera Obscura

CAMERA OBSCURA have been creating their consistently memorable
and unique melodies for more than a decade. They have been carried
through the ups and downs of various line-up changes and the tender
pain of daily life by the...

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Sea Of Tears

Sea Of Tears

Jewell Eilen

Personnel: Eilen Jewell (vocals, acoustic guitar, organ); Jason
Beek (vocals, drums, percussion); Jerry Miller (acoustic guitar,
electric 6-string guitar, electric 12-string guitar); Johnny
Sciascia (upright bass, electric...

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Recordings Of The Middle East Ep

Recordings Of The Middle East Ep

Middle East

Hailing from the back streets of Townsville. Originally released
by the band via their myspace, Recordings of the Middle East is now
being re-issued to retail for the first time (via Spunk). The
re-release includes new...

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White Lies For Dark Times Standard Edition

White Lies For Dark Times Standard Edition

Harper Ben

White Lies For Dark Times marks the 9th studio album from
acclaimed singer/songwriter and Grammy Award winner Ben Harper.
Harper has now reunited with band mates met when recording Both
Sides of the Gun (2006) Relentless7....

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 Read reviewRise And Fall Of Goodtown

Rise And Fall Of Goodtown

Wagons

Co-produced by Qua (who has worked with Architecture In
Helsinki, Mountains In The Sky) the album has many new dimensions
for the listener. Not surprising when you combine an electronic
producer with a gothic country band. This...

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 Read reviewSo Frenchy So Chic 2009

So Frenchy So Chic 2009

Various

"Like an echo of siren song along the Seine, this collection of
the latest French pop, indie and chanson will lure you on a journey
to unexpectedly tantalising corners of the Gallic musical
landscape"
From the...

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 Read reviewBare Bones

Bare Bones

Peyroux Madeleine

Madeleine Peyroux — who's achieved critical notice and sales
success with her signature 'postmodernist coolness' (LA
Times) - had a hand in writing all the songs on Bare
Bones, including collaborations with album...

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Tchamantche

Tchamantche

Traore Rokia

Rokia Traore is an award-winning Malian singer, songwriter and
guitarist, headlining WOMADELAIDE 2009. Her father was a diplomat
and shetravelled widely in her youth. Her first album
Mounessia sold over 40,000 copies in...

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 Read reviewNoble Beast

Noble Beast

Bird Andrew

Swiftly picking up popularity with his fifth album The
Mysterious Production of Eggs, Andrew Bird then signed with Fat
Possum Records for his 2007 highly anticipated follow-up record
Armchair Apocrypha. Now he...

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 Read reviewDark Was The Night

Dark Was The Night

Various

Curated and produced by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National,
Dark Was The Night signifies the 20th release and the 20th
year of Red Hot -- and everyone seems to agree that it’s quite a
celebration. The compilation...

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Many Things

Many Things

Seun Kuti, Egypt 80

26-year-old saxophonist and vocalist Seun Kuti (younger brother of musical force Femi Kuti) started learning to play saxophone and piano when he was eight. Aged 9 he launched his career as a backup singer with his legendary music...

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Roll On

Roll On

Cale Jj

For some, music is a hobby, for JJ Cale it's all he's ever
known. The guitarist, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist,
producer and engineer has been doing this for over fifty years and
this is Cale's sixteenth album 'Roll...

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Boat That Rocked

Boat That Rocked

Soundtrack

2009 UK 36-track 2-CD soundtrack album set - Written &
directed by Richard Curtis [Four Weddings & A Funeral, Love,
Actually], the eponymous Boat is Radio Rock, a pirate radio station
broadcasting from a fishing boat in...

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 Read reviewBlack Across The Field

Black Across The Field

Thorne Lucie

Black Across The Field is the exceptional new album from
Lucie Thorne, who has earned her place as one of the most striking
lyricists and voices of the recent indie rock and roots scenes.
Brimming with her intricate...

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Jeff Beck Live At Ronnie Scotts Dvd

Jeff Beck Live At Ronnie Scotts Dvd

Beck Jeff

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 Read reviewQuiet Nights

Quiet Nights

Krall Diana

Diana Krall's twelfth album is titled Quiet Nights. Using Brazil
as a musical point of reference, the award-winning pianist and
singer is not suggesting a night out; she means to stay in. "It's
not coy. It's not 'peel me a...

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Midnight At The Movies

Midnight At The Movies

Earle Justin Townes

Justin Townes Earle - son of the legendary singer/songwriter,
Steve Earle - presents his latest album, 'Midnight At The Movies'.
'Midnight At The Movies' is held firm by Justin's astonishing
vision and conviction, yet roams...

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