18 February 2011
RPM RELEASES FOR FEBRUARY 2013:
JOE MEEK - I HEAR A NEW WORLD
An early RPM release gets the make over treatment to bring you a very special special edition. Meeks highly influential album 'I Hear A New World', from which tracks continue to be sampled by todays pop meisters such as David Toop and Lewis Taylor, has added to it an extra 40 minutes audio tracks plus a bonus enhanced CDRom track. The Audio is an interview with Meek conducted in 1962 as he takes the listener around his studio. The enhanced ROM track is the segment filmed by the World In Action team for a Granada TV documentary broadcast in the early 60's discussing influential people in popular culture at that time. The clip of Meek is approx. 3 mins in duration. This package is unique in the market place - no other Meek package has either Meek audio or Meek visual.
DAVE EDMUNDS - SUBTLE AS A FLYING MALLET
Dave Edmunds 1975 classic rock’n’roll album reissued with Edmunds full cooperation and input , plus bonus material from Edmunds archive.
Subtle As A Flying Mallet was Edmunds second solo LP and its release was preceded by two tracks making top 5 single hits, Baby I Love You and Born To Be With You.
The flavour of Subtle As A Flying Mallet is retro rock’n’ roll, something Edmunds is particularly good at re-producing in his own style.
The bonus tracks are the two non LP B-sides, plus the tracks recorded by Edmunds for the "Stardust” film soundtrack making their reissue debut.
Most of the recordings on the LP, plus all the bonus session tracks were recorded by Edmunds playing every instrument.
Presented in digipak with sleeve-notes including an interview with Edmunds. Album newly re-mastered from the RCA master tapes.
EMILY - EMILY
Recorded in and only issued in France in early 1972 by major label Pathé, Emily was the only album by 16-year-old American Emily Bindiger. A masterpiece of self-composed, atmospheric and baroque folk-psychedelic, it has become a major, sought-after rarity.
This is the album’s first-ever official reissue, mastered from EMI France’s master tapes.
Emily Bindiger has been interviewed for the liner notes and tells its and her story for the first time.
The album was the first chapter in her musical career. Soon after its release, she toured and recorded with Leonard Cohen, appearing on the New Skin For The Old Ceremony album. Cohen and Emily duetted on "Who By Fire”. More recently Emily has sung on the soundtracks of Donnie Brasco, Everyone Says I Love You and The Hudsucker Proxy. She produced, arranged, played and sang on The Girl I Found album by Grammy Award-winner Julie Gold. Emily is also a member of the accapella band The Accidentals.