Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs.
RELEASE: Diesel and Dust, Blue Sky Mining
BACKSTORY: Two seminal albums from the Aussie rockers are reissued this week in CD “deluxe vinyl replica” editions, remastered in 96kHz/24-bit high-definition with “the least amount of compression possible.”
RELEASE: New Values, Soldier, Party
BACKSTORY: Three albums originally released between 1979 and 1981 are reissued this week in CD “deluxe vinyl replica” editions, remastered in 96kHz/24-bit high-definition with “the least amount of compression possible.”
RELEASE: Good News For Modern Man
BACKSTORY: The former Hüsker Dü members second solo album, originally released in 1999, is released on vinyl for the first time this week. The record features the songs “Think It Over Now,” “Teeny’s Hair” and “In a Cold House.”
RELEASE: This Is Lone Justice: The Vaught Tapes, 1983
BACKSTORY: This 12-track set captures the Maria McKee-fronted band recorded live in the studio in 1983 by engineer David Vaught. It’s available on CD and vinyl, with the first pressing of the record available on translucent red vinyl.