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King Crimson

Beat / Three Of A Perfect Pair - 40th Anniversary Editions (cd/dvda pre-orders)


The eleventh and twelfth releases in King Crimson's superlative 40th Anniversary series.

Featuring 2016 stereo and 5.1 surround mixes (by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp) and extra tracks, these are definitive editions of the second and third parts of King Crimson's acclaimed and influential Minimalist Ethno-Art-Rock/Post-Punk 1980s trilogy.

The DVD-As (compatible with all DVD and DVD Rom players) feature 5.1 DTS and High Resolution Stereo mixes, and can additionally access 5.1 Lossless audio mixes and Lossless Stereo mixes.

As with the other 40th Anniversary releases, the sets are presented in a double digipak format in a slipcase and contain sleeve notes by King Crimson biographer Sid Smith (along with rare photos and archive material).

All material featured on this cd/dvda will also appear on a forthcoming box chronicling King Crimson's 1980s material.

Pre-order for 14th October release.


Adele Schmidt and Jose Zegarra Holder

Canterbury Tales / Got Canterbury (dvd pre-orders)


Romantic Warriors III: Canterbury Tales is the third in a series of feature-length documentaries about Progressive Rock written and directed by Adele Schmidt and Jose Zegarra Holder.

Focusing on the music of the Canterbury scene, the film highlights 60s/70s Canterbury Scene bands such as Soft Machine, Caravan, Egg, Gong, Matching Mole, Quiet Sun, Hatfield And The North, Gilgamesh and many more. Musicians interviewed include Pye Hastings, Geoffrey Richardson, Dirk 'Mont' Campbell, Brian Hopper, David Sinclair , Bill MacCormick, Didier Malherbe (Gong) Phil Miller, Richard Sinclair and Daevid Allen.

Got Canterbury, the companion DVD to Canterbury Tales, includes interviews with Daevid Allen, Pye Hastings, Richard Sinclair, Dave Sinclair, Bill MacCormick, Didier Malherbe, Dirk 'Mont' Campbell, Theo Travis and more, and live performances by Soft Machine Legacy, Dave Sinclair, The Muffins and others.

US imports, both DVDs are Region 0 NTSC and playable globally.

Pre-order for 15th July shipping.


Dead Can Dance

Vinyl Reissues (vinyl pre-orders)


2016 vinyl reissues of three typically breathtaking and ambitious DCD classics - Dead Can Dance (1984), Spleen And Ideal (1985) and Into The Labyrinth (2016).

Pre-order for 8th July release.


Barry Andrews

Haunted Box Of Switches Volumes 1 & 2 (double cd)


A piano and a voice!

Two volumes of Barry Andrews' remarkable solo ventures.

Includes stripped-down covers of Shriekback tunes, as well as songs found nowhere else and improvisations.

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Various Artists

iNDEX05 (cd)


iNDEX05 is the fifth DiN compilation album and includes two tracks each from the titles DiN41 - 49.

Marking the landmark 50th physical release on the DiN label, iNDEX05 is an excellent introduction to one of the World's foremost Ambient/Electronica labels.

Artists include Ian Boddy, Node, ARC, Dave Bessell, and collaborations between Parallel Worlds & Dave Bessell, Ian Boddy & Markus Reuter, Erik Wollo & Bernhard Woestheinrich and Parallel Worlds & Self Oscillate. As with the previous four DiN samplers, DiN label boss Ian Boddy has mixed and cross-faded the 18 tracks into a continuous ambient mix that not only showcases the albums featured on the release but presents an exciting new context for the material in its own right.

Pre-order for 24th June release.


Tiles

Flash Sale (various CDs)


To celebrate the release of the band's ambitious new album Pretending To Run, all Tiles back catalogue items have been reduced by 4 until Monday 20th June.

Anyone who purchases a Tiles album this weekend will be put in a draw. A winner will be chosen at random and will receive a t-shirt and a copy of Pretending To Run signed by Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), Terry Brown, Hugh Syme and the whole of the Tiles band.

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