In 2005, Mercury Rev released its follow-up to the masterpiece All Is Dream. Unfortunately, The Secret Migration largely went ignored. This new deluxe edition offers a fresh and vital reconsideration of an album much better than the indifference at the time might have led you to believe.
The Recoup Song Of The Day for Thursday, April 30th is “Don’t Stop…” by Oasis, a previously-unknown demo version of a rarely-known unreleased Oasis number.
The fourth and final Big Star studio album is more a curiosity than a follow-up to the band’s highly revered trilogy of albums, good in its own way but not an album that necessarily meets the overwhelming expectations caused by the anticipation of a new Big Star album.
RIP Cave In bassist and vocalist Caleb Scofield.
Taken from the Clairecords release, Hide Your Eyes.
Delaware’s The Spinto Band released one of the best albums of 2005, and one of the best bands of the short-lived “blogger band” trend. This expanded reissue offers a bonus album compiling a dozen superb b-sides, but the real winner is the charming ten-track album.
Scifyer hailed from California and specialized in blissed-out shoegazer. Eleven years after its release, this delightful mini album is revised and expanded.
In tonight’s installment in this week’s ongoing appreciation of The Album Leaf, we present a song found on a hard-to-find tour-only EP.
One of the final masterpieces from the uniquely original Coil, released shortly after founding member John Balance’s sudden death.
The impressive debut album of Tennessee-based ambient duo Hammock sees a ten year anniversary deluxe reissue.