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Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 1:16 PM

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A bunch of good stuff out this week. Here's a selection of new releases of some import, some of specific LA interest, some of general interest.

Rainbow Arabia, Kabukimino (Manimal Vinyl)

M Ward, "End of Amnesia" 2 x 12" [FUTURE FARMER RECORDINGS]

Champagne Socialists, Blue Genes [Single] [Slumberland]

Howling Bells, Radio Wars [Nettwerk]

Various Artists, New Tales to Tell: A Tribute to Love and Rockets [Arsenal Rock N Roll/Justice] [Digital release]

(Note: Tomorrow night at Space 15 Twenty, The Muse Box and Swing House are throwing a release party for this record. Three of the bands paying tribute to the band on the album will be playing alongside artist Shepard Fairey, who'll be spinning tunes. More on this tomorrow in West Coast Sound.)

YACHT, See Mystery Lights [DFA]

Vitamin String Quartet, Tribute to 30 Seconds to Mars [Vitamin Records]

Reissues and Best Of Collections

Blur: Midlife, A Beginner's Guide to Blur [Capitol/EMI]

Lady Saw, Extra Raw...The Best Of Lady Saw / [CD/DVD

Combo] (VP Records)

Master Musicians of Jajouka, Live, Volume 1 (Destroy All Concepts)

24-Carat Black, 24 Gone: The Promises of Yesterday (Numero Group LP)

Pisces, A Lovely Sight (Numero Group)

Deee-Lite, The Very Best Of Deee-lite

Oasis, Definitely Maybe (2LP), What's The Story MorningGlory (2LP), Be Here Now (2LP)

SPIRIT, 12 Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus (Sundazed LP)


Various Artists, Adam: Original Motion Picture Sountrack (Nettwerk)

Lalo Schifrin, Sky Riders (Aleph Enterprises)

Soundtrack to Funny People [Concord Records]

Compiled by Daniel Fenton

Note to LA musicians: Have a new release coming out on any format (vinyl, CD, cassette, digital, reel-to-reel, wire, 8-track tape, DVD, mini-disc)? Let us know!

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