Shake It Update 3/08/18: Jack White Advance Listening Party, Upcoming Wussy Releases & More

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Shake It Update 3/08/18: Jack White Advance Listening Party, Upcoming Wussy Releases & More

This week brings us new releases from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, the first solo David Byrne album in many years, and a Jimi Hendrix collection from the vaults.


Scroll down for our list of the rest of this week's new releases and reissues.

Stop in at noon on Friday for an exclusive advance listen to Jack White's upcoming LP Boarding House Reach and a chance to win prizes!


The upcoming Wussy album What Heaven Is Like has officially been announced! Coming out on May 18th from Shake It and Damnably (UK/Europe). Check out their new single 'Gloria' over at Stereogum.

Wussy also has a UK Record Store Day release this year via our buds at Damnably!: A 4 track EP on 7" Solid Yellow Vinyl called 'Getting Better', featuring covers of songs by The Beatles, The Afghan Whigs, The Seedy Seeds, and Jenny Mae. We'll have a plenty of copies for RSD here, and will have them available for mail-order shortly after.


HorrorHound Weekend is coming up fast! Cincinnati's three-day convention, with big names from film and TV, over 100 vendors, the HorrorHound film festival, and MUCH MORE... it all happens March 23-25th.

Upcoming "house" show with Tommy Stinson's Cowboys in the Campfire coming up on Sunday, March 25th at 7 PM. You might say we are a bit excited about this one! You'll need to have a ticket for this event, available only at


Looking forward to the Homecoming festival that The National are putting together in April... we will see you there!

New And Recent Releases...

Acid Dad - Acid Dad
The eponymous debut LP from NYC's Acid Dad, who have quickly established themselves as one of the tightest, tireless, and most energetic bands in Brooklyn.

David Byrne - American Utopia
The first solo LP in fourteen years from former Talking Heads leader David Byrne is a brilliantly analytical album, featuring contributions from Brian Eno and many other collaborators.

Editors - Violence
Violence, the sixth album from Editors, is a muscular and dynamic collection of new tunes from the English rockers.

Albert Hammond Jr. - Francis Trouble
Albert Hammond Jr.'s fourth solo album Francis Trouble explores a deeply personal topic: the stillborn death of his twin brother, and the lingering effects that event has had on his life and music.

Jimi Hendrix - Both Sides Of The Sky
Both Sides Of The Sky is the third volume in a trilogy of albums intended to present the best unissued studio recordings still left in Hendrix's archive, following earlier releases Valleys Of Neptune and People, Hell, and Angels. This newest set collects 13 studio recordings made between January of '68 and February of '70, ten of which have never been released.

Judas Priest - Firepower
The legendary British heavy metal band's 18th album! 14 tracks of pure and highly inspired metal.

Myles Kennedy - Year Of The Tiger
Year Of The Tiger, the solo debut of Alter Bridge leader and Slash collaborator Myles Kennedy, is full of fragile melodies, gritty acoustic guitars, and an anthemic spirit. 

Jeremy Messersmith - Late Stage Capitalism
Singer-songwriter Jeremy Messersmith's new album Late Stage Capitalism is another bold, self-assured artistic statement by a musician who crafts lovely, unforgettable songs packed with equal parts ecstasy and grief.

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats - Tearing At The Seams
The latest from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats is a staggering album of rock n'soul music propelled by driving rhythms, blazing horn play, and Rateliff's rowdy, soul drenched vocals.

Uncle Walt's Band - Anthology: Those Boys From Carolina, They Sure Could Sing...
This long overdue collection of Texas' beloved Uncle Walt's Band attempts to right the missed opportunities of the past and finally give the band the recognition they deserve.

New And Recent Vinyl Releases...

Bad Religion - Stranger Than Fiction
Remastered edition of the long-running punk band's 1994 album.

Tom Waits - Closing Time
A remastered edition of Tom Waits' debut album from 1973.

And just a reminder that we are always selling tickets to The Woodward Theater, Madison Theatre, and other local events sold through CincyTicket. Just ask for tickets at our front counter. 

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