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2021, drop 2, essex, recommendations, record store day, rsd, south records, southend -

Record Store Day release lists can be pretty overwhelming - hundreds of records, a lot of which you'll just glaze over as you're browsing, so we've got a few to keep your eyes out for which we think are well worth checking out:Candi Staton - Trouble, Heartaches And Sadness (The Lost Fame Sessions Masters) [INFO]. My favourite singer, during her greatest period. Just some of the best music ever. Her version of Jolene is the definitive version for me. The best. Cat Stevens - Harold & Maude OST [INFO]. A really lovely soundrtack of folk-pop classics recorded for the best film...

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Lockdown, Maher Shalal Hash Baz, Mariah, Q Magaine, Recommendations, Rich Ruth, Scientist, The Flesh Eaters -

I'm in this month's Q Magazine recommending 5 records to get you through the lockdown. Below are what I chose, you'll have to pick up the magazine to see what I said about them, it's out now Mariah - Utakata No Hibi [BUY]Rich Ruth - Calming Signals [BUY]Maher Shalal Hash Baz - Hello New York [BUY]Scientist - In The Kingdom Of Dub [BUY]The Flesh Eaters - A Minute To Pray, A Second To Die [BUY]

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This week sees the long awaited new album from Sub Pop's Shabazz Palaces, the return of former Rilo Kiley singer Jenny Lewis, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers's 16th LP, the first album release of Beck's Song Reader project, the second album by Land Observations.  Along with debut's by Blues Pills, The Struts, Claude Speeed and The John Steel Singers.  And reissues of Van Dyke Parks' Super Chief and the long talked about Furia by The Fates.There's also pre-orders for new albums by Johnny Marr, Southend's own David Woodcock, Royal Blood and Devonte Hynes.  Along with some staff recommendations. This week's new...

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