Shake It Update 5/10/18: New Beach House, Arctic Monkeys, Wussy, John Prine; We're Yelp's #2 in the U.S.!
This week brings us new ones from Beach House and Arctic Monkeys, and then that recent John Prine is now out on LP.
But those are just the highlights, so scroll down a bit for our list of this week's new releases and reissues.
Shake It is extremely honored to be selected the #2 Record Store in the U.S. by Yelp! Thanks to our customers for all those great reviews that got us on the list. See Yelp's entire list of the best U.S. and Canadian stores here. A big congrats to Ohio pals Plaid Room Records of Loveland and Spoonful Records of Columbus, who also made the list!
The newest Wussy album What Heaven Is Like is closer than you think! Coming out next week, Friday May 18th from Shake It (domestic) and Damnably (UK/Europe). The LP will be a little behind the CD, in mid-June. We are taking pre-orders now, so stop by our online shop to place yours. Check out their new single 'Gloria' over at Stereogum.
We urge you to check out Inhailer Radio Cincinnati, an indie pop and rock radio station highlighting the best local and national acts playing our region. If you're still feeling the pangs of missing WNKU, Inhailer should please your ears.
New And Recent Releases...
Arctic Monkeys - Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
Arctic Monkeys return with their first album in five years, the highly anticipated Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, 11 tracks that are lush and claustrophobic at the same time.
Beach House - 7
The latest album by Beach House is 7, a record whose energy, lyrics, and mood grew from ruminations on the roles and pressures our society places on women.
The Body - I Have Fought Against It, But I Can't Any Longer
The heavy duo of Lee Buford and Chip King as The Body have a rich and utterly singular sound. Their latest album conjures the sublime from an unexpected and incomparable variety of sounds.
Brent Cobb - Providence Canyon
Brent Cobb's sophomore release, Providence Canyon, is named after a Georgian gully the singer/songwriter often visited as a teenager. It's an evocative, electrified album about a life lived on the run; with road songs, half-lit drinking tunes, tributes to friends and family, and nostalgic nods to one's younger years.
Ry Cooder - The Prodigal Son
The latest album by Ry Cooder is The Prodigal Son, 11 tracks including three Cooder originals and a carefully selected collection of his favorite spirituals of the last century.
Illuminati Hotties - Kiss Yr Frenemies
Kiss Yr Frenemies is the debut album from Illuminati Hotties, aka Sarah Tudzin, an LA producer and engineer lauded as a local 'tenderpunk' pioneer.
Mark Kozelek - Mark Kozelek
The first of two albums Kozelek has planned for the year, Mark Kozelek is comprised of 11 songs recorded in hotel rooms around San Francisco.
La Luz - Floating Features
La Luz conceived their third studio album Floating Features against the 'dream factory' backdrop of L.A. The album finds the band at the height of their powers - golden rebels in a golden dream.
Buck Owens and The Buckaroos - The Complete Capitol Singles: 1967-1970
The Complete Capitol Singles presents the golden age of Buck Owens in an entirely new way, collecting every A & B side to all 18 singles from 1967-1970, newly remastered and featuring liner notes from Scott B. Bomar.
Charlie Puth - VoiceNotes
VoiceNotes is the sophomore album from singer-songwriter and producer Charlie Puth, a jazz inspired record by the silky-voiced global pop star.
The Sea And Cake - Any Day
On Any Day, The Sea And Cake deliver a refreshingly intimate collection of elegantly arranged, singular pop songs. It's a testament to the band's artistry, song craft, and utterly unique sound.
Skinless - Savagery
Savagery is the sixth pulverizing studio offering from death metal veterans Skinless, at the top of their game more than 25 years into an untouchable reign of terror.
Luke Winslow-King - Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa, the new album from Luke Winslow-King, is an example of craftsmanship at the highest level, radiating a warmth and timeless elegance. Winslow-King mixes country, blues, R&B, rock, and folk influences intuitively and masterfully.
New And Recent Vinyl Releases...
Various Artists - Black Panther Soundtrack
The February CD release of the soundtrack to the hit movie, curated by and featuring Kendrick Lamar, now available on vinyl.
John Prine - The Tree Of Forgiveness
Recent CD release, now out on vinyl. In heavy rotation here at Shake It, so if you haven't heard it yet just stop in and you probably will!
Tom Waits - The Heart Of Saturday Night / Tom Waits - Night Hawks At The Diner
180gm vinyl reissues of two early Waits albums, from '74 and '75.
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.
There is no service charge on tickets when paying with cash. However, there will be an additional charge of $1 per ticket if paying with credit card.