Record Of The Week

Warren Alsop

The National — Sleep Well Beast

The National — Sleep Well Beast

The seventh full-length studio release for the indie rock band, produced by band member Aaron Dessner with co-production by Bryce Dessner and Matt Berninger is our record of the week. This is the band's best album since 2007's Boxer, and will undoubtedly make most people's best albums of the year. The limited blue coloured indie-shop only 2LP version, is already sold out at the label's distributer; so grab your copy whilst we still have them in stock! BUY IT HERE

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Mogwai — Every Country's Sun

Mogwai — Every Country's Sun

Record of the Week is the ninth studio album from Mogwai. Every Country's Sun, is another fine addition to their collection. Named after a friends lack of knowledge in how the universe works, takes two decades of Mogwai's signature, contrasting sounds and distils it, beautifully, into 56 concise minutes of gracious elegance, hymnal trance-rock, and transcendental euphoria. BUY IT HERE

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Ghostpoet — Dark Days + Canapés

Ghostpoet — Dark Days + Canapés

Having released as a single one of - if not the - best tracks of 2017 in the form of  'Freakshow' earlier in the year, it is a bit of an understatement to say that this album was highly anticipated at Slide HQ. Thankfully, the two-time Mercury Prize nominee does not disappoint. Whilst the sombreness and sense of unease that the album invokes, may prove a little uncomfortable for some, the return of the excellent alt-rock music (initiated on his previous album) underpinning one of the best vocal deliveries of the modern generation of UK MC's can not be ignored. An...

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Kutmah — TROBBB!!!

Kutmah — TROBBB!!!

In a week which sees excellent albums drop from Downtown Boys, The Cribs, The Districts, Paul Draper & Oneotrix Point Never, we have been inextricably drawn towards a left-field hip-hop / electronic album from Kutmah released on Big Dada.     For the uninitiated Kutmah (aka James MucNulty) is a renowned beat-maker & DJ who can regularly be found spinning alongside another  Slide favourite Gaslamp Killer. Although having released numerous EPs & beat-tapes and mixes this is his debut album. Kutmah has delivered the promised release that is a tapestry of left-field beats, abstract rhymes and would be right at home on the much lamented Ashpodel, Fondle 'Em or Mo Wax...

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