New Gil Scott-Heron Album

Gil Scott Heron's I'm New Here

I'm New Here album cover

RAD, not something I was expecting to see but there’s a new Gil Scott-Heron album on the way, it’s entitled I’m New Here out on the 8th of February on XL Recordings.

As far as I was aware he’s been in and out of prison for the last decade or so so I’m glad he’s got it together to release some new material.
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The Pixies – Minotaur

The Pixies - Minatour

The Pixies - Minotaur

Just read over at the NME that The Pixies are to release a new album entitles Minotaur, their first album release since Trompe Le Monde in 1991. I’m a massive fan of The Pixies but not sure how I feel about this, be interested to hear it but I get the suspicion it could just be some cash cow or publicity stunt. We’ll see.

UPDATE: Seems that is is actually ‘..a luxury collector’s box set featuring a wealth of material spanning the band’s entire career‘. Er, $450 for the Vinyl version.

Lagos Shake: A Tony Allen Chop Up

Lagos Shake album cover

Lagos Shake album cover

Just bought Lagos Shake, an album of Tony Allen remixes. I’ve only given it one listen so this isn’t an album review, more of an excuse to blog about the album cover. Puts those pups you see cruising around with their bull terriers look distinctly pathetic. I’m glad I haven’t bumped into this guy around Camberwell after the pub.
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