On Repeat:

Tame Impala:

Currents was probably one of the most anticipated albums of 2015, and it has surpassed the hype. You can bet you’ll see this in our albums of the year!

Sleaford Mods:

Key Markets is Jason Williamson & Andre Fearn’s latest offering and is maybe a little more abstract than their other albums, but still deals heavily with the disorientation of modern existence.

Lianne La Havas:

After she finished touring her debut album, Lianne took some time out and visited Jamaica with her mum to meet long lost relatives. While she was there she started work on Blood her second album and you can hear those sunny chilled out Jamaican vibes throughout the album.

Ultimate Painting:

You must have heard us bang on about this band before, as we are super fans! Green Lanes just highlights why we love them. The licks and lyrics conjure up images of sixties California and seventies New York. So sit back relax and take a journey through time.


Marks To Prove It sounds full of confidence as this is their fourth album, and have completely honed they’re sound and are happy with the direction the band is headed in.


Can’t Wait For:

Julia Holter:

She has to be one of if not our favourite female solo artist, so suffice to say when Have You In My Wilderness was announced we got more than a little giddy. Have You in My Wilderness is also Holter’s most sonically intimate album, with her vocals front and centre in the mix, lifted out of the layers of smeared, hazy effects. The result is striking: clear and vivid, but disarmingly personal. Listen to the lead single here.


His self titled debut album is likely to slip under most people’s radar but is definitely worth a listen especially if you are a Frank Ocean fan.

Mac Demarco:

Everyone’s favourite goofball is releasing a mini-LP, Another One. Recorded entirely by himself in a short period of time between relentless tour schedule. If it’s anything like 2 and Salad Days you know is going to be fantastic!

Kurt Vile:

Have you heard Pretty Pimpin’? It’s an instant hit, and the first single from his sixth studio album B’lieve I’m Going Down. This is what Kim Gordon had to say: “Kurt does his own myth-making; a boy/man with an old soul voice in the age of digital everything becoming something else, which is why this focused, brilliantly clear and seemingly candid record is a breath of fresh air. Recorded and mixed in a number of locations, including Los Angeles and Joshua tree, b’lieve i'm goin down… is a handshake across the country, east to west coast, thru the dustbowl history (“valley of ashes”) of woody honest strait forward talk Guthrie, and a cali canyon dead still nite floating in a nearly waterless landscape. The record is all air, weightless, bodyless, but grounded in convincing authenticity, in the best version of a singer songwriter upcycling.” Couldn’t have said it better ourselves.

Richard Hawley:

Hollow Meadows is his eighth studio album, and see’s Hawley return to the classic, sophisticated song writing and subtle arrangements that made him so widely loved & revered in the first place.


In-store Events:

We have Nottingham Alt-Rockers Kagoule joining us in our Bristol store on the 10 of August at 6pm to promote the release of their debut album Urth. This is a FREE show so just come along for full information check here.

On the 26th of August Bohicas will playing the Bristol store to celebrate the release of their album The Making Of. This event is a wrist band only event to get two wrist bands to pre-order The Making Of.

Maccabees — Marks To Prove It



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Long Player £25.00


Long Player £25.00




Marks To Prove It

British European Produced by Hugo White The Maccabees and Laurie Latham 'Marks To Prove It' is the work of a band in their prime Drawing from their previous albums and experiences the new songs are not just fuelled by a new found confidence directness and power but also infused with emotion highlighted by the addition of female vocals to bring the songs to new emotive heights Recorded at their own Elephant Studios the album encapsulates the urban feel of their local neighbourhood The artwork a striking photograph of the Faraday Memorial on Elephant amp Castle roundabout taken by David Busfield provides the perfect visual extension of the album's intended association with the area in which it was made What has gone before are three albums that have seen The Maccabees grow into one of this country's best and most original bands This album will not only be adored by their growing legion of fans but will also attract a whole new audience Quite simply 'Marks To Prove It' betters their best and is nothing short of remarkableCD 11 Tracks2LP Double Limited Dark Blue VinylLP Double Black Vinyl


1. Marks to Prove It

2. Kamakura

3. Ribbon Road

4. Spit It Out

5. Silence

6. River Song

7. Slow Sun

8. Something Like Happiness

9. WW1 Portraits

10. Pioneering Systems

11. Dawn Chorus


Film (tracklisting tbc)

Beak><Kaeb — Split EP



Long Player £12.00




Split EP

British European Invada Records release a brand new four track 'double Bside' EP featuring two tracks from BEAKgt and two from their 'alterego' ltKAEB who differ in the aspect that ltKAEB can have an ever expanding and floating membershipThe 4 track EP is limited to 1600 copies and comes with a download card and features the tracks 'The Meader' and 'The Broken Window' by BEAKgt and 'When We Fall' and 'There's No One' from ltKAEB the latter featuring vocal contribution from Californian based artist Ionwayne


1. The Meader BEAK>

2. The Broken Window BEAK>

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Daniel Romano — If I've Only One Time Askin'



CD £10.00


Long Player £18.00


New West

Daniel Romano

If I've Only One Time Askin'

Country Not quite country Americana folk singersongwriter or pop Daniel Romano's exquisite and expansive new album 'If I've Only One Time Askin' released by New West Records is pieces of each but ultimately the work of a singular mind Already hailed by Rolling Stone the 11 new selfproduced and largely selfperformed songs lead their baritonevoiced creator down a path filled with countrypolitan crooning honkytonk heartache and midcentury melodrama When no label could encapsulate his myriad creative threads and styles Romano created his own Moseynbsp In the two years since his critically acclaimed third fulllength 'Come Cry With Me' Romano has toured North America and Europe extensively supporting and collaborating with a wide spectrum of artists from Old Crow Medicine Show Wanda Jackson Hurray For The Riff Raff and Caitlin Rose In 2015 Romano again hits the road touring globally carrying the low lonesome sound of Mosey with him


1. I'm Gonna Teach You

2. Old Fire Die

3. Strange Faces

4. All the Way Under the Hill

5. If I've Only One Time Askin'

6. The One That Got Away (Came Back Today)

7. There's a Hardship

8. Learning to Do Without Me

9. Two Word Joe

10. If You Go Your Way (I'll Go Blind)

11. Let Me Sleep (At the End of a Dream)

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Records of the Week

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Maccabees — Marks To Prove It Beak><Kaeb — Split EP Daniel Romano — If I've Only One Time Askin' J Dilla — Anthem / Trucks Olafur Arnalds & Nils Frahm — Stare Bjork — History of Touches (Kramphaft Remix)
Bjork — Lionsong (Mica Levi Kareokjeijd Version) Bjork — Notget (Lotic Kepetsafe Version) Blondes — Persuasion Creeping Pink — Mirror Woods Darjeeling Limited — Darjeeling Limited OST Dave Cloud & The Gospel Of Power — Today Is The Day That They Take Me Away

Classic Vinyl Reissues

Selection of classic vinyl reissues.

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Fall — Dragnet Goldfrapp — Felt Mountain Billie Holiday — Lady In Satin John Lennon — Imagine Bob Marley — Catch A Fire Bob Marley — Natty Dread


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Our 25th Anniversary collection, launched in 2005, was so successful that it has been extended past our 30th anniversary. An ever-growing number of TASCHEN stores worldwide has helped us establish a direct relationship with our readers, giving anyone and everyone a place to come and discover our universe of books.

TASCHEN has, with your help, become a household name. Dear readers, without whom we would be nothing: count on TASCHEN to lead the way to a more diverse, tolerant, and enlightened future!

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Frank Turner Instore Gig

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