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Music Releases 08-30-24

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Allah-Las met while working at Amoeba Music, a key destination for music lovers in Los Angeles. While this experience helped shape their sensibility, their sound was forged in an underground basement where they came together as a band. They began gigging in Los Angeles in 2008, refining their live performance, and finally released their first 7” single Catamaran / Long Journey in 2011. In 2012, they began their relationship with Innovative Leisure, releasing their first self-titled album, Allah-Las, anchored by their second single Tell Me (What’s On Your Mind) / Sacred Sands. The release was met with critical acclaim and the band toured extensively in the States and abroad before going back into the studio to record their follow-up. Allah-Las’ second album, Worship The Sun, expands on the sound established by their maiden effort, honing their fusion of West Coast garage rock and roll, Latin percussion and electric folk. As richly textured and timeless as a Southern California beach break, the songs are evocative of Los Angeles’ storied past. Beatniks, artists, surfers, nomads. Remnants of a bygone Sunset Strip. Golden tans and cosmic sunsets. One can feel the warmth of the sun, but the band deftly avoids the kitsch so often indulged by lovers of these things. Hints of Byrds, Love, Felt, and those who follow are threaded into the tapestry.

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Love Deluxe (1992) is Sade’s fourth album, featuring the singles “No Ordinary Love”, “Feel
No Pain”, “Kiss Of Life”, and “Cherish The Day.” The album was recorded at Studio
Condulmer (Italy), Ridge Farm (England), The Hit Factory (England), and Image Recording
(USA). The vinyl audio uses high resolution digital transfers of the stereo master mixes, from
the original studio recordings, remastered at half-speed at Abbey Road Studios. The
elaborate, half-speed mastering process has produced exceptionally clean and detailed

audio whilst remaining faithful to the band’s intended sound. No additional digital limiting was
used in the mastering process, so the album benefits from the advantage of extra clarity and
pure fidelity, preserving the dynamic range of the original mixes, presented on pure 180-
gram heavyweight black vinyl. The original album sleeve and packaging elements have been
meticulously reproduced in exact detail with authentic paper and printing methods.

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Lovers Rock (2000) is Sade’s fifth album, featuring the singles “By Your Side” and “King Of
Sorrow.” The album was recorded at Sarm Hook End (England), El Cortijo (Spain), and
Deliverance Studios (England). The vinyl audio uses high resolution digital transfers of the
stereo master mixes, from the original studio recordings, remastered at half-speed at Abbey
Road Studios. The elaborate, half-speed mastering process has produced exceptionally
clean and detailed audio whilst remaining faithful to the band’s intended sound. No
additional digital limiting was used in the mastering process, so the album benefits from the
advantage of extra clarity and pure fidelity, preserving the dynamic range of the original
mixes, presented on pure 180-gram heavyweight black vinyl. The original album sleeve and
packaging elements have been meticulously reproduced in exact detail with authentic paper
and printing methods.

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Soldier Of Love (2010) is Sade’s sixth album, featuring the singles “Soldier Of Love”,
“Babyfather”, and “The Moon And The Sky.” The album was recorded at Realworld Studios
(England) and El Cortijo (Spain). The vinyl audio uses high resolution digital transfers of the
stereo master mixes, from the original studio recordings, remastered at half-speed at Abbey
Road Studios. The elaborate, half-speed mastering process has produced exceptionally
clean and detailed audio whilst remaining faithful to the band’s intended sound. No
additional digital limiting was used in the mastering process, so the album benefits from the
advantage of extra clarity and pure fidelity, preserving the dynamic range of the original
mixes, presented on pure 180-gram heavyweight black vinyl. The original album sleeve and
packaging elements have been meticulously reproduced in exact detail with authentic paper
and printing methods.

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LSD is a collaborative supergroup comprising Sia, Diplo and Labrinth. The group evolved as a natural kinship amongst artists, initiated by songwriters Labrinth and Sia who came together one night to write a song and quickly realized there were many more waiting to be penned. Their undeniable musical chemistry evolved, and they were soon joined by Diplo, who rounded out the trio. This is their debut album release featuring the global hit single 'Thunderclouds'. This 5th anniversary edition features an alternate cover and is pressed on sea glass color vinyl.


        
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