New music releases, 15th June 2015

Here are the new and notable releases this week, 15th June 2015:

Frogstomp (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition), Silverchair

Hail Mary, Iwrestledabearonce
Seamonster, The Steve McQueens
Before This World, James Taylor
Deja Vu, Ggiorgio Moroder
Live At The Roxy 25.9.14, Slash
Subculture, The Selecter
Hypoxia, Kathryn Williams
Dopamine, Third Eye Blind
Dirty Spliff Blues, Left Lane Cruiser
Restless Ones, Heartless Bastards
Music For The Motion Picture Victoria, Nils Frahm
Simple Pleasure, Tindersticks
Echoes Of A Lost Paradise, Stormhammer
Elefante, Bulletboys
Flailing Tomb, Petrels

All of the above – and many more! – are available via the Skin Back Alley Music Store.

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Apple Records Remastered and Reissued

2009 was dominated by the release of the remastered back catalogue of The Beatles. Now it’s the turn of the artists signed to their influential record label, Apple.

Acts such as James Taylor, Mary Hopkins, Badfinger and Jackie Lomax are all set for the remastering and re-release treatment. All were signed to Apple after it was formed by The Beatles in 1968.

Slated for release on 25th October, the full list of the first wave of releases is:

James Taylor – James Taylor (1968)
Badfinger – Magic Christian Music (1970)
Badfinger – No Dice (1970)
Badfinger – Straight Up (1972)
Badfinger – Ass (1974)
Mary Hopkin – Post Card (1969)
Mary Hopkin – Earth Song, Ocean Song (1971)
Billy Preston – That’s The Way God Planned It (1969)
Billy Preston – Encouraging Words (1970)
Doris Troy – Doris Troy (1970)
Jackie Lomax – Is This What You Want? (1968)
Modern Jazz Quartet – Under The Jasmin Tree (1968)
Modern Jazz Quartet – Space (1969)
John Tavener – The Whale (1970)
John Tavener – Celtic Requiem (1971)