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STEVEN WILSON – GRACE FOR DROWNING

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STEVEN WILSON – GRACE...

Steven Wilson is a twice Grammy-nominated producer, writer and performer, best known as founder and front man of British rock band Porcupine Tree. He has also produced and /or mixed albums for artists as diverse as Swedish metal band Opeth, Norwegian chanteuse Anja Garbarek, and progressive rock institution King Crimson. Porcupine Tree’s latest album The Incident went top 30 in both the UK and USA, and the world tour climaxed with sold out shows in October last year at Royal Albert Hall inLondon and Radio City Music Hall in New York. Grace for Drowning is the second album released under Wilson’s own name, and builds on the artistic inroads he forged with 2009’s exceptionally well-received Insurgentes. A double album (‘two 40-45 minute albums in the same package’)  Wilson has described it as “my biggest project to date”.

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BLINK 182 – NEIGHBORHOODS

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Neighborhoods is the first studio album from Blink 182 in 8 years! Canada has always been a land of Blink 182 fans and Neighborhoods will not dissapoint their loyal following. They recently finished a Canadian tour of sold out dates with My Chemical Romance in August.

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JOHN ZORN – AT THE GATES OF PARADISE

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JOHN ZORN – AT THE GATES...

John Medeski, Kenny Wollesen, Trevor Dunn, Joey Baron.   Channelling the work of Romantic visionary William Blake and ancient Gnostic writings from the Nag Hammadi archives, At the Gates of Paradise is the newest installment in Zorn’s ever growing catalog of mystical works. The music is filled with bright light and a childlike innocence, and ranges from long form compositions with constantly shifting time signatures that unfold with a compelling inner logic to mysterious ballads and hypnotic moods. Featuring an all-star quartet of Zorn true believers, 20-year veterans who perform this music with a special passion and searing intensity, the performances are filled with exciting solos and brilliant group interaction.

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TOM RUSSELL – MESABI

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TOM RUSSELL – MESABI

 Full of musically and lyrically imaginative legends, myths, elegies, and homages, the songs on Mesabi speak readily from the very grain of Russell's craft. It is named for the iron range in northern Minnesota near Hibbing, the birthplace of Bob Dylan, the muse of this set. Calexico, Augie Meyes, Van Dyke Parks, Lucinda Williams and others make contributions to the record.      

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JACKIE DeSHANNON – WHEN YOU WALK IN THE ROOM

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JACKIE DeSHANNON – WHEN...

Jackie DeShannon is a member of the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. She has been recording for over 50 years and has charted over 20 singles on the Billboard charts. When You Walk In the Room is an album or newly recorded versions of her biggest hits.

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PUTUMAYO PRESENTS ACOUSTIC CAFE

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PUTUMAYO PRESENTS ACOUSTIC...

 A captivating collection of singer-songwriters from the USA, Canada, South Africa and Australia.  Includes selections from Harry Manx, Sarah Jarosz, Justin Townes Earle and others.

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ELLIOTT BROOD – DAYS INTO YEARS

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ELLIOTT BROOD – DAYS...

Days Into Years is Elliott BROOD's third full-length recording, the follow-up to 2008's Polaris Prize short-listed Mountain Meadows. Like its predecessors, including the 2004 debut EP Tin Type and 2006's Juno-nominated Ambassador, it mines real history to connect songs that are deeply personal in a cinematic, narrative way. Unfolding like a series of movie scenes, it looks to the future by starting with the past. Opening track "Lindsay" invites you into process of revisiting one's life while cleaning out an old family home. "If I Get Old" daydreams of making it through difficult times, be they in the trenches or a sickbed, and finding a nice place in the country to live out one's final moments. Days Into Years presents these reflections as a celebration of life, particularly on the perfect summer single "Northern Air", a love letter both to the rural Ontario landscape and the memory of a departed ...

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REDLIGHT KING – SOMETHING FOR THE PAIN

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 Redlight King is the songwriting project of Mark Kasprzyk, an Ontario native whose music combines rock with hip-hop samples. Kasprzyk, or “Kaz” for short, began recording music as a 16 year-old, modeling his sound after a wide range of influences that included Bruce Springsteen, A Tribe Called Quest, and Nas. Something For The Pain is Redlight King's debut album. although classified as rap or hip-hop, his delivery style is more Red Hot Chilli Peppers than it is traditional rap.

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MARC ALMOND – FEASTING WITH PANTHERS

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MARC ALMOND – FEASTING...

Feasting With Panthers is a collaboration between Marc Almond and composer Michael Cashmore setting poems of Count Eric Stenbock plus unique translations by celebrated poet Jeremy Reed of poems by Jean Genet, Rimbaud, Paul Verlaine - as well as Reed's own poetry - to music. 'Decadent' poems of thwarted love, ill-fated romance, decadence and death are woven with homoeroticism and laced with opium and are accompanied by Michael Cashmore's haunting and melancholic music that gives the verses a feeling of yearning for beauty and a longing for a lost innocence and youth.

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ALICE COOPER – WELCOME 2 MY NIGHTMARE

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ALICE COOPER – WELCOME 2...

Alice Cooper’s widely anticipated new album, Welcome 2 My Nightmare, was released September 13th . Recorded with long-time collaborator Bob Ezrin, who produced the original multi-platinum Welcome To My Nightmare album in 1975. The album picks up right where they left off, withAlicetrapped in his own warped mind. There is an array of collaborations on the new album, including original Alice Cooper members Dennis Dunaway, Michael Bruce and Neal Smith reunited on 3 tracks: a global pop superstar Ke$ha, and legendary Alice and Lou Reed guitarist Steve Hunter.

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