The brilliant 1970 José Mauro album Obnoxius, never released in its day, gets reissued again.
This month’s release roundup includes White Lung’s witchy two-minute mantras, Monarch’s crawling tectonic doom, and Sir Michael Rocks’s bleakly sunny party rap.
Forty years later, the man behind the first gay country record teams up with a former Chicagoan to reach out to another marginalized population.
The long-lost debut LP from oddball Latin-rock group the Chicago Triangle is getting reissued by Permanent Records.
Epicycle’s brief career ended more than 30 years ago, but this North Shore punk band is still inspiring reissues today.
Bootleg rap and R&B vinyl is thriving, even though most of the music is easy to buy or free to download.
Current musical obsessions of artists Heather Gabel and Amanda Joy Calobrisi
A new partnership with reissue label Real Gone Music yields three terrific reissues from the vaults of Prestige.
The coffee-table book and CD set Enjoy the Experience documents the weird bygone world of private-press records.
Brazilian singer-songwriter Marcos Valle’s best records just got their first U.S. release.
Omnivore Recordings uncovers some previously unreleased treasures of Bakersfield-style country.
Three Beats: Chance the Rapper pushes Acid Rap, Disappears play Rainbo, and more
Two albums featuring brilliant reedist Julius Hemphill made a deep impact in 2011
Analog Africa digs up another chest of West African treasure: “Afro-Beat Airways” demonstrates how far the genre could range from Fela Kuti’s template.
Robert Manis—the record collector who brought Death to Drag City—starts his own reissue label.