Shake It Update 9/20/18: New Prince, Adam's House Cat; Joan Jett Documentary; Rev. Peyton In-Store
New releases are in this week! We've got archival releases from Prince and a pre-Drive-By Truckers album from Adam's House Cat, and new albums from guitar legends Billy F Gibbons and Slash's band The Conspirators.
Scroll down for the rest of our list of new releases and reissues.
Upcoming Instore event!
Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, always a hoot and a holler, return to Shake It on Sunday, September 30th at 6 PM, to promote their new album.
Catch an exclusive Cincinnati screening of the new Joan Jett documentary Bad Reputation at the Garfield Theater on Wed, Sept 26th at 7 PM! Tell 'em Shake It sent ya by entering the code SHAKEIT when you go to buy tickets and snag 20% off!
We've got tickets available for hometown gal Erika Wennerstrom's upcoming show at The Ludlow Garage! Catch the Heartless Bastards' front-woman's solo tour at the historic venue on October 6th.
Celebrate Vinyl At The Library!
A free program on Saturday Sept 22nd at 2 PM. Browse and check out the library's new vinyl releases and join a discussion with Darren Blase and Bryan Dilsizian about vinyl resurgence and the history of the Shake It label.
We've got a few copies in of the new, very limited edition book There Was A Light: The Cosmic History of Chris Bell And The Rise Of Big Star, a biography of the Big Star founding member and stellar solo artist written by Rich Tupica. You'll want to act fast to get one!
New And Recent Releases...
Adam's House Cat - Town Burned Down
The one and only "lost" album from 1990 by Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood's pre-Drive-By Truckers band Adam's House Cat, available for the first time with archival photos and extensive liner notes from Hood.
AJJ - Ugly Spiral: Lost Works 2012-2016
Since 2004, Arizona folk/punk band AJJ has been a sort of desert prophet, emerging regularly from the heat to take America to task for all the hypocrisies it won't admit.
AJR - The Click
AJR is Adam, Jack, and Ryan, three brothers from Manhattan. On their second album The Click, they deliver playful electro-pop anthems and earnest, confessional ballads about growing up.
Mandy Barnett - Strange Conversation
A singer since the age of five, Mandy Barnett is a world-class vocalist whose style is deeply rooted in the classic country and pop crooning of the all-time great singers.
Joe Bonamassa - Redemption
Redemption is Joe Bonamassa's third album in a row of all original material, which finds the guitarist at his most ambitious, yet redefining and pushing the barriers of blues-rock.
Carl Broemel - Wished Out
The third solo album by My Morning Jacket guitarist Carl Broemel merges articulate, pensive songwriting, including ruminations about science, love, the passing of time, and the grind of the artistic struggle with energetic, rock-inspired songs.
Christine and The Queens - Chris
Christine and The Queens' eagerly anticipated second album Chris was written, arranged, and performed by French singer/songwriter/producer Heloise Letissier, exploring unabashed female desire and finding new intimacy in emotions and personal turmoil.
Denzel Curry - TA13OO
Florida rapper Denzel Curry's highly anticipated third album is presented in three acts: Light, Gray, and Dark, with each represented by a single. The album bridges the gap between the older generation of hip-hop and the budding generation of SoundCloud rappers.
Billy F Gibbons - The Big Bad Blues
ZZ Top guitar giant Billy Gibbons follows up his 2015 solo debut with his second album The Big Bad Blues, celebrating a lifetime love of blues and rock 'n roll that has fueled Gibbons' entire career.
Amy Helm - This Too Shall Light
Recorded at LA's iconic United Recording Studios (where Pet Sounds was recorded), Amy Helm's new album is a collaboration with producer Joe Henry, on which the pair traversed decades of material in just four days.
Joyce Manor - Million Dollars To Kill Me
Joyce Manor frontman Barry Johnson describes new album Million Dollars To Kill Me as "bedroom charm versus live rock band". The band worked long-distance with one of their musical heroes, Impossibles' guitarist and vocalist Rory Phillips, to match the songs written at full volume.
Metric - Art Of Doubt
Toronto rockers Metric emphasize guitars on Art Of Doubt, a collection of 12 new songs packed with massive riffs, driving rhythms and raw/smooth vocals - all elements of the band's instantly identifiable signature sound.
Mutual Benefit - Thunder Follows The Light
For nearly a decade, Jordan Lee aka Mutual Benefit has crafted pop experiments blending orchestral instrumentation and ambient electronic sounds. Thunder Follows The Light contemplates the ongoing destruction of the outer world and how it shapes the storms of our inner ones.
Nashville Pussy - Pleased To Eat You
Nashville Pussy are back with Pleased To Eat You, a new album of whiskey drinkin', backstage bangin' sleazy rock 'n roll.
Crystal Shawnda - Voodoo Woman
Voodoo Woman is the fifth studio album from Canadian-born, Nashville-based songwriter and musician Crystal Shawnda, who has built her career on hugely emotive performances, scoring a major label deal, chart hits, critical acclaim and a fervant fan following along the way.
Prince - Piano & A Microphone 1983
Recorded in 1983 at Prince's MN home studio, Piano & A Microphone is a nine-track album featuring a previously unreleased home studio cassette recording of Prince at his piano.
Ramones - Road To Ruin
Digitally remastered 40th anniversary reissue of The Ramones' fourth studio album.
Slash Featuring Miles Kennedy and The Conspirators - Living The Dream
Living The Dream is the new full-length offering from Slash and The Conspirators, packing a compendium of styles into twelve tightly arranged and sharply executed tracks, all of it shot through with Slash's trademark electrifying and dynamic riffing and high-wire, lyrical solos.
The Story So Far - Proper Dose
Proper Dose is the highly-anticipated fourth full-length record release by American pop-punk band The Story So Far, which pushes their work into new and exciting new places.
Villagers - The Art Of Pretending To Swim
Always restless and inventive while staying true to the power and glory of songwriting and melody, Conor O'Brien has made another great leap forward with Villagers' fourth studio album The Art Of Pretending To Swim.
New And Recent Vinyl Releases...
Death Grips - Year Of The Snitch
Recent CD release by the experimental hip-hop group, now out on vinyl.
MC5 - Total Assault: 50th Anniversary Collection
For the 50th Anniversary of their incendiary live debut Kick Out The Jams, MC5 celebrate with a new box collecting all of the band's three albums pressed on colored vinyl.
Pharrell - In My Mind
A new vinyl edition of Pharrell William's debut solo effort from 2006.
Marc Ribot - Songs Of Resistance: 1942-2018
Recent CD release, now on vinyl. Featuring a wide range of guest vocalists including Tom Waits, Steve Earle, Meshell Ndegeocello, and others.
Witchcraft - Witchcraft / Witchcraft - Firewood / Witchcraft - The Alchemist
Colored vinyl reissues of the first three albums from the Swedish doom rock legends.
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