LP record (Sound carrier formats)
Long-playing (LP) record albums are 33â…“ rpm, typically vinyl, gramophone records (phonograph records), generally either 10 or 12 inches in diameter.
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Music Interview | posted 21.09.2021
José González
Taste Is Like Your Bum
In 2003, Jose Gonzalez covered the song “Heartbeat” by The Knife and instantly catapulted himself into the hearts and study rooms of so many. Almost 20 years later, he is still the well-known unknown of indie folk. With his new album »Local Valley« and after collaborations with Junip or The Göteborg String Theory, he goes back to his own personal sound. We had the opportunity to interview him.
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Music Review | posted 20.09.2021
Jan Jelinek
The Raw And The Cooked
With »The Raw And The Cooked«, Jan Jelinek has cooked up a nice soup for us. His work, originally composed for SWR, is now available on vinyl record. Delicious!
Music Review | posted 16.09.2021
Jolly Mare
Epsilon
Mediterranean summer music: You have to imagine the sea of Jolly Mare on »Epsilon« as a cheerful one.
Music Review | posted 15.09.2021
Venetian Snares
Rossz Csillag Alatt Született
The finally rereleased LP “Rossz Csillag Alatt Született” is and remains Venetian Snares’ most ambitious album.
Music Review | posted 14.09.2021
Park Hye Jin
Before I Die
»Before I Die«, the debut of the South Korean musician Park Hye Jin, released on Ninja Tune, follows a sophisticated architecture.
Music Review | posted 13.09.2021
Xique-Xique
Na Lagoa
»Na Lagoa«, into the lagoon, is where the Brazilian duo Xique-Xique go on their now released debut album.
Music Review | posted 30.08.2021
Sofie Birch & Johan Carøe
Repair Techniques
»Repair Techniques« is a classic Sofie Birch album, but not only thanks to Johan Carøe also much more than that. Her collaboration on STROOM~ impresses with small gestures.
Music Review | posted 25.08.2021
Li Yilei
之/OF
More than just the usual pandemic record: on »之/OF« for the Berlin label Métron, Li Yilei masterfully expresses a precarious mood in small vignettes.
Music Review | posted 23.08.2021
Joy Orbison
Still Slipping Vol.1
With »Still Slipping Vol.1« Joy Orbison dares for the first time with a release beyond 25 minutes and introduces house music to the mixtape format.
Music Review | posted 21.08.2021
Devendra Banhart & Noah Georgeson
Refuge
Get down and listen inside: Devendra Banhart and Noah Georgeson have recorded a consistently spiritual album with »Refuge«.
Music Review | posted 20.08.2021
Lingua Ignota
Sinner Get Ready
Round three of Lingua Ignota’s reckoning with the tormentor who subjugated her for years and is representative for all power-hungry assholes.
Music Review | posted 18.08.2021
VC-118A
Spiritual Machines
With »Spiritual Machines«, Dutchman Samuel van Dijk once again presents a first-class album as VC-118A.
Music Review | posted 17.08.2021
Moin
Moot!
Together with Valentina Magaletti, the duo Raime has not only reaniminated its project Moin for the LP »Moot!«, but also immediately expanded it.
Music Review | posted 09.08.2021
Humans In A Pool
Humans In A Pool
The Viennese group Takeshi’s Cashew celebrate the chaos of our time and the exuberance of life with »Humans In A Pool«.
Music Review | posted 22.06.2021
Eli Keszler
Icons
On »Icons« even Jungle-like rhythms can be heard, but Eli Keszler remains the electroacoustician among the drummers: a disassembler, a reassembler at his best.
Music Review | posted 31.05.2021
José Mauro
A Viagem Das Horas
José Mauro is alive! Nobody knew that when his debut album was reissued. Now follows the reissue of »A Viagem Das Horas« on Far Out.
Music Review | posted 28.05.2021
Bruxas
Muscle Memory
Jacco Gardner and Nic Mauskovic are Bruxas, »Muscle Memory« is the debut of the psych-disco project and anyway the record of the summer.
Music Review | posted 27.05.2021
Sandra
Vale Tudo
Brazilian boogie funk remains disarming and Sandra Sa’s 1983 album »Vale Tudo« one of its masterpieces. Mr Bongo have reissued it.
Music Review | posted 16.05.2021
Sun Ra
Lanquidity
Available as a comprehensive reissue, »Lanquidity« could be Sun Ra’s best LP had he not laid down so many other masterpieces.
Music Review | posted 27.04.2021
Joseph Shabason
The Fellowship
That would be Fifth World: Canadian trumpeter Joseph Shabason presents his new album »The Fellowship«.
Music Review | posted 20.04.2021
Andy Stott
Never The Right Time
Zack. Without much notice, the Mancurian Andy Stott has released his new album »Never The Right Time«.
Music Review | posted 10.04.2021
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END
»G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END« is the seventh album from the Canadians of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and their best in a long time.
Music Review | posted 05.04.2021
Tomaga
Intimate Immensity
Tomaga have now released their latest album. »Intimate Immensity« is the conclusion and the highlight of this great London duo.
Music Review | posted 29.03.2021
Nils Frahm
Graz
With a delay of almost 12 years, Nils Frahm’s debut album, recorded in »Graz«, is now released for the first time.
Music Review | posted 26.03.2021
Moor Mother & billy woods
BRASS
Moor Mother & billy woods… and a good dozen more: Camae Ayewa dominates the joint album »BRASS«, but other studio guests also get to have their say.
Music Review | posted 23.03.2021
Prequel
Love (I Heard You Like Heartbreak)
»Love (I Heard You Like Heartbreak)« is Prequel’s debut LP on Rhythm Section International seven years after his first EP.
Music Review | posted 20.03.2021
Irakli
Major Signals
After a series of EPs, Berlin producer Irakli releases his debut album on »Major Signals« on Dial. The mood is subdued, the multi-layered sound progressive.
Music Review | posted 17.03.2021
Lana Del Rey
Chemtrails Over The Country Club
With “Chemtrails Over The Country Club”, Lana Del Rey continues to spin her great capitalism-cinema pop art.
Music Review | posted 14.03.2021
Panoptique
How Did You Find Me?
This music screams for contact: Panoptique have released their new album »How Did You Find Me?« on Macadam Mambo.
Music Review | posted 13.03.2021
Reymour
Leviosa
Swiss synthpop duo Reymour release their debut album »Leviosa« on Knekelhuis.
Music Review | posted 07.03.2021
Dax Pierson
Nerve Bumps (A Queer Divine Disappointment)
Friends of the Anticon. label are certainly still familiar with Dax Pierson. Now he is releasing his solo debut »Nerve Bumps (A Queer Divine Disappointment)«.
Music Review | posted 01.03.2021
Merope
Salos
Folk, ambient, choral songs: the Belgian-Lithuanian project Merope keeps moving between these poles with its album “Salos” for STROOM and thus avoids all the blunders.
Music Review | posted 23.07.2020
Eiko Ishibashi
Hyakki Yagyō
On her first solo studio album in two years, »Hyakki Yagyō«, Eiko Ishibashi brings wonderfully wondrous sounds into flowing movements on two sound collages.
Music Review | posted 24.06.2020
Biosphere
Dropsonde
The new edition of »Dropsonde« comes along with seven bonus tracks. The Norwegian producer Biosphere then radically reinterpreted an entire genre.
Music Review | posted 19.05.2020
Red Axes
Red Axes
Red Axes have released »Red Axes«. On their second album the Israelis seem to have found themselves again.
Music Review | posted 08.05.2020
Fire-Toolz
Rainbow Bridge
More weird, more beautiful music than on »Rainbow Bridge« has never been heard in the discography of Fire-Toolz or the catalogue of Hausu Mountain.
Music Review | posted 28.04.2020
Sepehr
Shaytoon
San Francisco-based producer Sepehr has released a thoroughly inspiring debut album with »Shaytoon«.
Music Review | posted 20.04.2020
Roza Terenzi
Modern Bliss
Barely two years ago, Roza Terenzi made her debut on Planet Euphorique. Now she presents her debut album on Sophie Sweetland’s label with »Modern Bliss«.
Music Review | posted 01.04.2020
Cucina Povera
Tyyni
Simple in sound, open and slightly reverberant in arrangement: the Glasgow-based Finn Cucina Povera has released a new album with »Tyyni«.
Music Review | posted 27.10.2015
Little Simz
A Curious Tale Of Trials + Persons
With »A Curious Tale Of Trials + Persons«, the 21-year-old Little Simz has come forward with an astounding debut, enthusing not only Mos Def and Kendrick Lamar.
Music Review | posted 18.03.2011
Nicolas Jaar
Space Is Only Noise
Laptop-songwriter with an enormous potential: Nicolas Jaar’s debut is totally determined and yet interpretable in so many ways, as hardly ever to be found in electronic music before.
Music Review | posted 05.02.2011
Esben And The Witch
Violet Cries
The »next big thing« from Brighton presents an incredible cinematic bombast, hiding behind a misty curtain of sound.
Music Review | posted 30.11.2010
Kanye West
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
It seems, as if Kanye has learned from his spontaneous emotional outbursts in public and has realized his position as one of the biggest Pop-stars of our times.
Music Review | posted 27.05.2007
Marco Polo
Port Authority
On his new producer’s album, the Canadian Marco Polo actually manages to assemble a cast of veritable North-American-All-Stars.
Music Review | posted 10.03.2007
Evidence
The Weatherman LP
Less nostalgia, more willingness to take risks, becoming especially manifest in countless rolling synths-lines, without leaving his own neo-classical niche: hating Evidence has become uncool again.
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Music News | posted 12.04.2021
Exclusive Edition: »If I Fail Are We Still Cool?«
Exclusive Edition: »If I Fail Are We Still Cool?«
Patrick Paige II drops »If I Fail Are We Still Cool?«, his second album soon. Exclusively on HHV Records, the vinyl will also be available in a limited edition Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl.
Music News | posted 06.04.2021
Portico Quartet
Exclusive Edition: »Terrain«
»Terrain« is the name of the new album by the British jazz musicians Portico Quartet, announced for 28 May. A green vinyl edition will be available exclusively from HHV Records.
Music News | posted 05.04.2021
Hiatus Kaiyote
Exclusive Edition: »Mood Valiant«
After six long years the Australian band Hiatus Kaiyote releases their new album. Exclusively on HHV Records »Mood Valiant« will be available in a limited Dark Green Vinyl Edition.
Music News | posted 01.03.2021
Leon Vynehall
Exclusive Edition: »Rare Forever«
Leon Vynehall releases his new album »Rare Forever« on Ninja Tune on April 30. It is available exclusively from HHV Records in a special colour vinyl edition.
Music News | posted 15.02.2021
Alfa Mist
Exclusive Edition: »Bring Backs«
Alfa Mist releases “Bring Backs”, his most sophisticated album to date, on April 23. Exclusively at HHV Records the record is available in a limited Peach Vinyl Edition.
Music News | posted 01.02.2021
Altin Gün
Exclusive Edition: »YOL«
The new album of Altin Gün will be released on February 26. It will be different from the records before. Exclusively at HHV Records »YOL« will be available in a limited Purple Vinyl Edition.
Music News | posted 29.06.2020
Joell Ortiz & Kxng Crooked
Exclusive Edition: »H.A.R.D.«
Joell Ortiz and Kxng Crooked (aka Crooked I), both from the rap supergroup Slaughterhouse have announced a new album on Mello Music with »H.A.R.D.«. Vinyl will follow in September. We have a strictly limited colour edition in our assortment.
Music News | posted 24.06.2020
Apollo Brown & Che' Noir
Exclusive Edition: »As God Intended«
Apollo Brown has teamed up with Che’ Noir for »As God Intended«, which will be released by Mello Music Group on September 4, 2020. The album is exclusively available from us in a Coloured Vinyl Edition.
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Music Column | posted 24.09.2021
Records Revisited
A Tribe Called Quest – Low End Theory (1991)
It doesn’t get much better than that. At the beginning of the 1990s, A Tribe Called Quest brought the flow to the point with their second album »The Low End Theory«. Without aggressive male poses, but with jazz, breaks and vibe.
Music News | posted 16.09.2021
Das Lunsentrio
Exclusive: »69 Arten Den Pubrock Zu Spielen«
The new album »69 Arten Den Pubrock Zu Spielen« by the Lunsentrio will be released on Tapete Records on October 22, 2021. Exclusively at HHV Records, the record will be available in a green vinyl edition.
Music News | posted 17.09.2021
Ross From Friends
Green Vinyl Edition: »Tread«
On November 5, 2021, the new album »Tread« by Ross From Friends will be released on Brainfeeder. Exclusively on HHV Records, there will be a limited green vinyl edition.
Music Review | posted 16.09.2021
Jolly Mare
Epsilon
Mediterranean summer music: You have to imagine the sea of Jolly Mare on »Epsilon« as a cheerful one.
Music Review | posted 18.09.2021
Hozan Yamamoto & Yu Imai
Akuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuku
The soundtrack to the 1979 film »Akuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuku« composed by Hozan Yamamoto and Yu Imai has now been re-released.