Celebrating National Album Day (and the 70th Anniversary of the album) there is an exhibition in London's Waterloo Station - includes PIXIES, This Mortal Coil, The White Stripes, The Strokes, Lemon Jelly & Thom Yorke from Radiohead
On November 9th, Too Pure + Beggars Arkice will reissue Peng! and “The Groop Played “Space Age Batchelor Pad Music” on clear vinyl.
Peng! is the band’s 1992 debut album. The Groop Played Space Age Batchelor Pad Music is an 8-track mini-LP, released in 1993.
Often noted as being one of the most influential and original bands of the 90s Stereolab were formed by Tim Gane and Lætitia Sadier in London in 1990 and released 13 studio albums, 15 eps and numerous singles. Simon Reynolds commented in Rolling Stone that the group’s early records form “an endlessly seductive body of work that sounds always the same, always different.”
They are often noted as being one of the most influential and original bands of the 90s.
Theirs is a rich, overflowing palette, readily able to blur the gulf between Os Mutantes and the BBC Radiophonic Orchestra; merge Krzysztof Komeda with the Velvet Underground, Francoise Hardy with Neu! and Burt Bacharach with Esquivel. A deluxe blend, in other words, with ingredients plucked assiduously from pop’s coolest outposts: 50’s lounge, Rive Gauche chanson, Brazilian tropicalia, North American art rock, East European film music, Krautrock. hi-fi test recordings, mood music and more.
Somehow they distill these apparently incongruent components into an ageless exotica that is all their own. ... See MoreSee Less
Need Gary Numan's I Assassin re-released from the original master tapes....I reckon it needs to be on a dirty grey/green vinyl to match the cover......double vinyl with a gatefold sleeve though please 😉