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
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.
LP record in Reviews
Music − Review | posted 07.11.2021
On her second LP »Valentine,« Snail Mail makes even bigger gestures than before, but fortunately that doesn’t change their cathartic effect.
Music − Review | posted 31.10.2021
Jazz is more hip than it has been for a long time. The output is large, the return mediocre. But with »Natten« Kopenhagen’s Bremer/McCoy deliver a fantastic work.
Music − Review | posted 28.10.2021
Quantic & Nidia Góngora
Eight years after a joint EP, Nidia Góngora and Quantic intensify their collaboration with the album »Almas Conctadas«.
Music − Review | posted 26.10.2021
Trewwer, Leud Un Danz
On »Trewwer, Leud Un Danz,« Michael Beckett a.k.a. Trip Shrubb remixes tunes from a famous Folkways compilation from 1952. The results are disquieting.
Music − Review | posted 24.10.2021
»Shade« is the twelfth album release or so from Grouper and the question is: Can Liz Harris keep up the level of the previous ones? Spoiler: She can.
Music − Review | posted 23.10.2021
Ka Baird & Pekka Airaksinen
FRKWYS Volume 17: Hungry Shells
»FRKWYS Volume 17: Hungry Shells« is the result of vocal performer Ka Baird’s collaboration with the overlooked Finnish avant-garde composer Pekka Airaksinen.
Music − Review | posted 20.10.2021
First released in 1973, Warda’s »Khalik Hena« has now been reissued via WeWantSounds for the first time since then,
Music − Review | posted 05.10.2021
»NINE« by Sault drenches all whites in hydrochloric acid, sends beautiful greetings from Stax Studios and holds a mass like Yeezus.
Music − Review | posted 30.09.2021
Make A Film
Film without music is possible, but meaningless. Palmbomen II thought so and created 24 musical sketches that invite you to »Make A Film«.
Music − Review | posted 27.09.2021
The most successful example of jazz that holds its own in open dialogue with electronic approaches comes this year from Nala Sinephro and is called »Space 1.8«.
Music − Review | posted 24.09.2021
A bit like haiku without words: With the soundtrack to the Netflix series »Yasuke«, Flying Lotus once again shows all its skills.
Music − Review | posted 24.09.2021
Silvercoat The Throng
With their fourth album »Silvercoat The Throng« on Dais, Hiro Kone significantly expands their sonic palette without losing their signature style.
Music − Review | posted 21.09.2021
Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
Forget Drake! Kanye West anyway! The rap album of these days is called »Sometimes I Might Be Introvert« and comes from Little Simz.
Music − Review | posted 20.09.2021
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
Mediterranean summer music: You have to imagine the sea of Jolly Mare on »Epsilon« as a cheerful one.
Music − Review | posted 15.09.2021
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
»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« 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
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
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
Get down and listen inside: Devendra Banhart and Noah Georgeson have recorded a consistently spiritual album with »Refuge«.
Music − Review | posted 20.08.2021
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
With »Spiritual Machines«, Dutchman Samuel van Dijk once again presents a first-class album as VC-118A.
Music − Review | posted 17.08.2021
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
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
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
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
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
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
That would be Fifth World: Canadian trumpeter Joseph Shabason presents his new album »The Fellowship«.
Music − Review | posted 20.04.2021
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Swiss synthpop duo Reymour release their debut album »Leviosa« on Knekelhuis.
Music − Review | posted 07.03.2021
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
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
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
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 have released »Red Axes«. On their second album the Israelis seem to have found themselves again.
Music − Review | posted 08.05.2020
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
San Francisco-based producer Sepehr has released a thoroughly inspiring debut album with »Shaytoon«.
Music − Review | posted 20.04.2020
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
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
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
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
The »next big thing« from Brighton presents an incredible cinematic bombast, hiding behind a misty curtain of sound.
Music − Review | posted 20.01.2011
For Waiting, For Chasing
Only very few can tare the balance between acoustic and electronic sounds in a perfection comparable to the skills of Mark Nelson alias Pan American.
Music − Review | posted 30.11.2010
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
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
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.
LP record in News
Music − News | posted 27.09.2021
Exclusive Edition: »Magic Peaks«
With homesick flicker: The Sao Paulo-born musician Windows彡96 releases his new album »Magic Peaks« on 100% Electronica on November 12, 2021. A limited colour edition is available from HHV Records.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Music − Portrait | posted 20.01.2022
Daft Punk – Homework (1997)
In 1997, the French duo Daft Punk released their debut album »Homework« and since then have had an almost unprecedented career. At that time, the album was not yet mainstream, but creaky, crackling house music.
Music − Review | posted 07.11.2021
On »Valentine,« Snail Mail makes even bigger gestures than before, but fortunately that doesn’t change the effect.
Music − Portrait | posted 28.01.2022
The Greek-French composer Iannis Xenakis was one of the greatest radicals of the 20th century. His music revolted against the zeitgeist and a traditional understanding of Western music as a whole.
Music − News | posted 04.01.2022
Exciting compilation with jazz from Japan
Yusuke Ogawa is one of the experts on Japanese jazz. In April, the compilation »WaJazz Japanese Jazz Spectacle Vol.1« curated by him will be released. A limited edition will be available exclusively from HHV Records.
Music − News | posted 27.01.2022
A new start with Der Ralle
The beloved beatmaker series KEATS is back. The first in the completely renewed groove is Der Ralle from Saarbrücken. The Vinyl record is limited and comes with a first class textile cover.