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A Recordings was formed in 2008 in the UK by the Brian Jonestown Massacre’s Anton Newcombe. Releasing all the Brian Jonestown Massacre’s catalogue and new releases, Anton also was instrumental in all the signings that are now on A Recordings. Using Anton’s studio in Berlin it has helped some of the bands on the label to release their records. The label now has released over 10 different bands, The Blue Angel Lounge, Dirty Beaches, Sleaford Mods, Swearing At Motorists, Tim Burgess (Charlatans UK) , Magic Castles, Weird Owl, The KVB, Les Big Byrd, Third Sound, Gunman & the Holy Ghost & Altered Hours .
  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Something Else' PRE-ORDER - Cargo Records UK

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    The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Something Else'

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    Now available on very limited 180g Clear vinyl.

    This is first full length offering from the Brian Jonestown Massacre for 2018, a second, self titled, album will be coming out in September.

    This is the 17th full length release from the band & the style is less experimental & more of a retracing back to the traditional sound of the band.

    Recorded between 2017 & 2018, this 9 track album will please old & new fans alike.

    The band have announced tours of the USA, Canada, Australasia & will be announcing tours through Europe later this year.

    Tracklisting:
    1. Hold That Thought
    2. Animal Wisdom
    3. Psychic Lips
    4. Skin and Bones
    5. My Poor Heart
    6. My Love
    7. Who dreams of cats?
    8. Fragmentation
    9. Silent Stream

    Release Date: 01/06/2018
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  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Hold That Thought' Vinyl 10

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    The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Hold That Thought' Vinyl 10" White

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    Release Date: 18/05/2018

    Available on white 180 grm vinyl .

    This is the new single which announces the band's forthcoming two albums to be released this year.

    The first track is "Hold That Thought" which comes from the album "Something Else" which is to be released on 1st June 2018.

    The second track is "Drained" which will come from the self titled album that will be released in September of 2018.

    Both tracks were recorded in Berlin & the band are announcing tours of the USA, Canada, Australasia & Europe throughout the year.

    All tracks were recorded at Cobra Studios , Berlin in 2017 .

    Tracklisting:
    Side A:
    Hold That Thought

    SIDE B:
    Drained
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  • Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe 'Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe' PRE-ORDER

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    Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe 'Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe' PRE-ORDER

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    Release Date: 12/10/2018

    Available on 180 grm clear coloured vinyl LP.

    This is the second full length album from Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe, the self titled album contains 9 tracks .

    “Right On” is the only track that has been released before on the eponymous EP released earlier in 2018.

    All tracks were recorded at Cobra Studios, Berlin in 2017, the majority of the songs co written by Tess & Anton.

    Tracklisting:

    1. Life after youth 
    2. Monochrome wound
    3. Mount pleasant 
    4. Bindle
    5. Please never die
    6. French Monday afternoon
    7. Die neue welt
    8. Talking bout the weather
    9. Right on
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  • Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe 'Right On EP' Vinyl 12

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    Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe 'Right On EP' Vinyl 12" - 180g White

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    This is the third offering from Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe, the ‘Right On’ EP contains 4 tracks.

    “Right On” is on the forthcoming Tess & Anton Full length LP which will be released in June 2018, the three other tracks are exclusive to this release.

    The track “Grunewald” was written in 2015 & proved such a success through the 2015 tour of the band, that they decided to record & release it.

    All tracks were recorded at Cobra Studios, Berlin in 2017.

    Tracklisting:
    Side A:
    1. Right On
    2.  Come Together

    SIDE B:
    1. Grunewald
    2. I Live

    Release Date: 04/05/2018

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  • THE BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE 'Pol Pot’s Pleasure Penthouse' Vinyl 2xLP - Cargo Records UK

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    THE BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE 'Pol Pot’s Pleasure Penthouse' Vinyl 2xLP

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    First time available on vinyl , the only ever time this album has been officially released was on Burger Records (which was limited to 500 cassettes) .

    Recorded in 1990/91 on a 4 track at Anton’s home in San Francisco, it is best described in Anton’s own words.
    “when I left home and moved to san francisco, first thing on my mind was joining a band… the problem for me was that there were not any bands that would have me or even played the type of music I imagined I wanted to hear… so I decided to start my own…
    I would make small down payments at pawnshops for gear, buy recording machines, amps, guitars, whatever. within 3 months of teaching myself the 7 folk chords I use nonstop to this day, I had already taught a few new friends how to play as well and we were off. I used to make up songs everyday on the 4 track just to teach myself how to write…
    I understood what i liked about music, I just didn’t know how to pull it out of the ether and bring them into being. At the same time, I would make demo tapes and share them with friends… endless demo tapes…
    I would send them to magazines and record labels with no return address, just for the fuck of it. It was never my intention to actually release this music... for instance if i came up with a country song, I would finish it just to learn more about writing...
    I didn’t want to be in a classic country group, this is a document of my learning process. good times… this album is one such tape from 1990/91 I can’t remember. enjoy.”

    Tracklisting:
    Side A:
    1. Fingertips
    2. Rotary eight
    3. Telephone

    Side B:
    1. Thoughts of you
    2. Pictures of us
    3. Evergreen
    4. Psychedelic Sunday

    Side C:
    1. No one can hear you cry in space
    2. Jazz
    3. That quiet song
    4. Snails in winter
    5. Memphis sounds

    Side D:
    1. Don't do it
    2. Platinum dust disaster drill
    3. Yesterday
    4. Exhaust
    5. Mouth to mouth
    6. Collision
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  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Don’t Get Lost' - Cargo Records UK - 1

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    The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Don’t Get Lost'

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    Available on 180 grm yellow coloured vinyl 2LP .

    Don’t Get Lost was fully recorded & produced at Anton’s new Cobra Studio in Berlin. It is the 16th full length release from the Brian Jonestown Massacre recorded from March 2016 to October 2016.

    With band members Ricky Maymi, Dan Allaire, Collin Hegna & Ryan Van Kriedt. Also Emil Nikolaisen from the Norwegian band Serena-Maneesh & Pete Fraser (The PoguesNew Young Pony Club) on saxophone joins the band on this album, plus vocal performances from Tim Burgess (Charlatans), Tess Parks and Shaun Rivers.

    A new dynamic is heard on this album mixing the shoegaze/psychedelic sound with more experimental twists on some tracks you might hear PIL (Metalbox), Primal Scream, or even Ornette Coleman.

    14 tracks that will twist and turn through the known and the unknown Brian Jonestown Massacre.

    Anton Newcombe has been a very busy man these past 2 years, kicking off with the critically acclaimed Brian Jonestown Massacre album ‘Revelation’ in May 2014. After a successful UK and European tour, the BJM followed this up with the ‘+-‘ EP (Nov 2014). 2015 saw the release of ‘Musique de film imaginé’ (April); an imaginary film soundtrack album featuring the track ‘Bonbon’ which has, ironically, been used in ‘Dheepan’; the Palme D'or winner at Cannes film festival 2015.

    In June, Anton and Tess Parks embarked on a well received tour of the UK and Europe to support the release of ‘I Declare Nothing’. Anton finished the 2015 with a BJM mini-album release entitled ‘Mini-Album Thingy Wingy’ . In 2016 The band released 2 singles and the critically acclaimed Third World Pyramid . The band have been touring the world since November 2015, playing Australia , New Zealand , and then in 2016 USA , Canada , Europe , Chile & Argentina. A small US tour is happening in March 2017 the tour dates are:
    4th March 2017 Los Angeles, CA- The Fonda Theatre
    7th March 2017 Houston,TX – White Oak Music Hall Downstairs
    8th March 2017 Austin, TX – The Mohawk
    9th March 2017 Dallas, TX – Trees

    Vinyl 2xLP Tracklisting:
    Side A:
    1. Open Minds Now Close
    2. Melodys Actual Echo Chamber
    3. Resist Much Obey Little
    4. Charmed I'm Sure

    Side B:
    5. Groove Is In The Heart
    6. One Slow Breath
    7. Throbbing Gristle

    Side C:
    8. Fact 67
    9. Dropping Bombs On The Sun
    10. UFO Paycheck

    Side D:
    11. Geldenes Herz Menz
    12. Acid 2 Me Is No Worse Than War
    13. Nothing New To Trash Like You
    14. Ich Bin Klang

    CD Tracklisting:
    1. Open Minds Now Close
    2. Melodys Actual Echo Chamber
    3. Resist Much Obey Little
    4. Charmed I'm Sure
    5. Groove Is In The Heart
    6. One Slow Breath
    7. Throbbing Gristle
    8. Fact 67
    9. Dropping Bombs On The Sun
    10. UFO Paycheck
    11. Geldenes Herz Menz
    12. Acid 2 Me Is No Worse Than War
    13. Nothing New To Trash Like You
    14. Ich Bin Klang
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  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Dropping Bombs On The Sun (UFO Paycheck)' PRE-ORDER - Cargo Records UK - 1

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    The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Dropping Bombs On The Sun (UFO Paycheck)' Vinyl 10"

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    Dropping Bombs On The Sun (UFO Paycheck) is the final & third of 3 singles from the forthcoming album “Don’t Get Lost” released in February 2017.

    The first track “Dropping Bombs On The Sun (UFO Paycheck) “ feature vocals by Tess Parks, this track gives an idea of the changing rhythms of the Brian Jonestown Massacre for the new album. Of a mellow flow of strings and keyboards, with smoky vocals provided by Tess Parks.

    “Geldenes Herz Menz” features Pete Fraser (The Pogues, New Young Pony Club) on saxophone, both Dan Allaire (drums) & Ricky Maymi (guitar) from the Brian Jonestown Massacre play on both tracks.

    Anton Newcombe has been a very busy man these past 2 years, kicking off with the critically acclaimed Brian Jonestown Massacre album ‘Revelation’ in May 2014. After a successful UK and European tour, the BJM followed this up with the ‘+-‘ EP (Nov 2014). 2015 saw the release of ‘Musique de film imaginé’ (April); an imaginary film soundtrack album featuring the track ‘Bonbon’ which has, ironically, been used in ‘Dheepan’; the Palme D'or winner at Cannes film festival 2015.

    In June, Anton and Tess Parks embarked on a well received tour of the UK and Europe to support the release of ‘I Declare Nothing’. Anton finished the 2015 with a BJM mini-album release entitled ‘Mini-Album Thingy Wingy’.

    In 2016 The band released 2 singles and the critically acclaimed Third World Pyramid . The band have been touring the world since November 2015 ,playing Australia , New Zealand , and then in 2016 USA , Canada , Europe , Chile & Argentina. A small US tour is happening in March 2017.

    Tracklisting:
    Side A:
    Dropping Bombs On The Sun (UFO Paycheck) ,

    Side B:
    Geldenes Herz Menz

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  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Open Minds Now Close' - Cargo Records UK - 1

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    The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Open Minds Now Close' Vinyl 12" White

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    Available on white coloured vinyl 180 grm 12”.

    Open Minds Now Close is the second of 3 singles from the forthcoming album “Don’t Get Lost” released in February 2017. The first track Open Minds Now Close is on the album and features Dan Alliare on drums.

    The 2nd track Melody's Actual Echo Chamber features Ryan Van Kriedt & Dan Allaire this version of this mix is available on this single only & it is pitchshifting mind bending messy .

    The third track is a Swedish version of Open Minds Now Close called Öppna sinnen stängs nu featuring Jocke from Les Big Byrd on vocals which is also not available on the album.

    These tracks give an idea of the changing rhythms of The Brian Jonestown Massacre for the new album. Heavy hypnotic beating drums , with very odd twists and pitchshifting at the extreme . The A side play at 45rpm & the B side plays at 33rpm .

    Anton Newcombe has been a very busy man these past 2 years, kicking off with the critically acclaimed Brian Jonestown Massacre album ‘Revelation’ in May 2014. After a successful UK and European tour, the BJM followed this up with the ‘+-‘ EP (Nov 2014). 2015 saw the release of ‘Musique de film imaginé’ (April); an imaginary film soundtrack album featuring the track ‘Bonbon’ which has, ironically, been used in ‘Dheepan’; the Palme D'or winner at Cannes film festival 2015.

    In June, Anton and Tess Parks embarked on a well received tour of the UK and Europe to support the release of ‘I Declare Nothing’. Anton finished the 2015 with a BJM mini-album release entitled ‘Mini-Album Thingy Wingy’.

    In 2016 The band released 2 singles and the critically acclaimed Third World Pyramid. The band have been touring the world since November 2015, playing Australia, New Zealand, and then in 2016 USA, Canada, Europe, Chile & Argentina.
    12” -

    Tracklisting:
    Side A:
    1.Open Minds Now Close

    Side B:
    2. Melody's Actual Echo Chamber
    3. Öppna sinnen stängs nu
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  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Groove Is In The Heart' - Cargo Records UK - 1

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    The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Groove Is In The Heart' Vinyl 10"

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    Available on green coloured vinyl 10” .

    Groove Is In The Heart is the first of 3 singles from the forthcoming album “Don’t Get Lost” released in February 2017. Both tracks (Groove Is In The Heart & Throbbing Gristle) feature vocals by Tess Parks, these tracks give an idea of the changing rhythms of the Brian Jonestown Massacre for the new album.

    Heavy hypnotic beating drums, with smoky vocals provided by Tess Parks.

    Anton Newcombe has been a very busy man these past 2 years, kicking off with the critically acclaimed Brian Jonestown Massacre album ‘Revelation’ in May 2014. After a successful UK and European tour, the BJM followed this up with the ‘+-‘ EP (Nov 2014). 2015 saw the release of ‘Musique de film imaginé’ (April); an imaginary film soundtrack album featuring the track ‘Bonbon’ which has, ironically, been used in ‘Dheepan’; the Palme D'or winner at Cannes film festival 2015.

    In June, Anton and Tess Parks embarked on a well received tour of the UK and Europe to support the release of ‘I Declare Nothing’. Anton finished the 2015 with a BJM mini-album release entitled ‘Mini-Album Thingy Wingy’.

    In 2016 The band released 2 singles and the critically acclaimed Third World Pyramid. The band have been touring the world since November 2015 ,playing Australia, New Zealand , and then in 2016 USA , Canada , Europe , Chile & Argentina.
    10” -

    Tracklisting:
    Side A:
    Groove Is In The Heart

    Side B:
    Throbbing Gristle
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  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Third World Pyramid' - Cargo Records UK

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    The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Third World Pyramid'

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    Third World Pyramid is the first album that was fully recorded & produced at Anton’s new Cobra Studio in Berlin.

    It is the 15th full length release from the Brian Jonestown Massacre recorded from early 2016.

    Featuring Ricky Maymi, Dan Allaire, Joel Gion, Collin Hegna & Ryan Van Kriedt from the band.
    Also Emil Nikolaisen from the Norwegian band Serena-Maneesh joins the band on this album , plus vocal performance Tess Parks and Katy Lane.

    Anton Newcombe has been a very busy man these past 2 years, kicking off with the critically acclaimed Brian Jonestown Massacre album ‘Revelation’ in May 2014.

    After a successful UK and European tour, the BJM followed this up with the ‘+-‘ EP (Nov 2014). 2015 saw the release of ‘Musique de film imaginé’ (April); an imaginary film soundtrack album featuring the track ‘Bonbon’ which has, ironically, been used in ‘Dheepan’; the Palme D'or winner at Cannes film festival 2015.

    In June, Anton and Tess Parks embarked on a well received tour of the UK and Europe to support the release of ‘I Declare Nothing’. Anton finished the year with a BJM mini-album release entitled ‘Mini-Album Thingy Wingy’. The band have been touring the world since November 2015, playing Australia, New Zealand, and then in 2016 USA, Canada & Europe.

    They will play Desert Daze at Joshua Tree National Park in October and finish their tour in South America playing Argentina and Chile in November

    Vinyl LP Tracklisting:
    Side A:
    1. Good Mourning
    2. Government Beard
    3. Don't Get Lost
    4. Assignment Song

    Side B:
    1. Oh Bother
    2. Third World Pyramid
    3. Like describing colors to a blind man on acid
    4. Lunar Surf Graveyard
    5. The Sun Ship

    CD Tracklisting:

    1. Good Mourning
    2. Governmant Beard
    3. Don't Get Lost
    4. Assignement Song
    5. Oh Bother
    6. Third World Pyramid
    7. Like Describing Colors To A Blind Man On Acid
    8. Lunar Surf Graveyard
    9. The Sun Ship

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  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'The Sun Ship' Vinyl 10

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    The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'The Sun Ship' Vinyl 10"

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    Available on honey coloured vinyl, hand-numbered and limited to 2,000 units worldwide.

    This single is from the forthcoming album “Third World Pyramid” which will be released in October 2016.

    The B side “Playtime” is exclusive to this release ,recorded in March 2016 in Anton’s studio in Berlin . The band start their 2nd part of their European Tour starting in August.

    This single brings the traditional Brian Jonestown Massacre sound mixed with eastern influences &  bringing it up to date with the benefit of all the additional weirdness that's been discovered in the past 40 years.

    Two dozen band members later and numerous “ups and downs” (some have been famously sensationalized in the media ), the one thing that has always remained consistent for this psychedelic collective, is front man Mr. Anton Alfred Newcombe

    Tracklisting
    Side A:

    The Sun Ship

    Side B:
    Playtime

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  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Bout Des Doigts' Vinyl 10

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    The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Bout Des Doigts' Vinyl 10"

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    Available on black vinyl.

    To coincide with the band’s European tour the band are releasing a single.

    Recorded in March 2016 in Anton’s studio in Berlin , Anton gathered Dan Alliare (drums), Colliin Hegna (bass), Joel Gion (tambourine), Ricky Maymi (guitar) & Ryan Van Kriedt (guitar) to record this track Bout des doigts & Fingertips.

    Bout des doigts features Rike (Friedrike) Bienert providing the vocals, Fingertips vocals are provided by Tess Parks.

    This single brings the traditional Brian Jonestown Massacre sound mixed with eastern influences & bringing it up to date with the benefit of all the additional weirdness that's been discovered in the past 40 years.

    Two dozen band members later and numerous “ups and downs” (some have been famously sensationalized in the media ), the one thing that has always remained consistent for this psychedelic collective, is front man Mr. Anton Alfred Newcombe.

    Tracklisting:
    Side A:
    Bout des doigts

    Side B:
    Fingertips
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  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Mini Album Thingy Wingy' - Cargo Records UK

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    The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Mini Album Thingy Wingy'

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    Mini Album Thingy Wingy are 7 brand new & exclusive tracks recorded by Anton Newcombe in is his studio in Berlin in 2014 & 2015.

    Running at over 34 minutes.,the mini album is co produced, engineered & mixed by Fabien Leseure.

    This release contains four self written songs by Anton Newcombe ,a co write of the band's first Slovakian song (Prsí Prsí) with Vladimir Nosal , another co write (Pish) with Tess Parks and a cover of the 13th Floor Elevator's track "Dust" which features Alex Maas from the Black Angels on jug Originally, Anton Newcombe was heavily influenced by The Rolling Stones' psychedelic phase, but his work in the 2000s has expanded into aesthetic dimensions approximating the UK Shoegazing genre of the 1990s and incorporating influences from world music, especially Middle Eastern and Brazilian music.

    This album brings the traditional Brian Jonestown Massacre sound mixed with eastern influences & bringing it up to date with the benefit of all the additional weirdness that's been discovered in the past 40 years.

    Tracklisting:
    1. Pish
    2. Prsi Prsi
    3. Get Some
    4. Dust
    5. Leave it Alone
    6. Mandrake Handshake
    7. Here Comes The Waiting For The Sun

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  • Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe 'I Declare Nothing' - Cargo Records UK

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    Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe 'I Declare Nothing'

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    Available on amber 180 gram vinyl.

    Born in Berlin in early 2014 and nurtured over the following summer, ‘I Declare Nothing’ is the spine-tingling collaboration between Tess Parks and Anton Newcombe (Brian Jonestown Massacre), due for release on Anton’s A Recordings label on 29th June.

    The duo, who co-wrote and co-played on the album, they are touring across Europe this year. 

    Tess Parks - A native of Toronto, Tess Parks moved to London, England at the age of seventeen where she briefly studied photography before deciding to focus on music. Tess made an impression on industry legend Alan McGee, founder of Creation Records, albeit the timing of their meeting could hardly have been less ideal; McGee was no longer involved in music and Tess was due to move back to Toronto. After moving back to her hometown in 2012, Tess formed a band on the advice of McGee and less than a year after their meeting, he returned to music with his new label, 359 Music.

    Tess became one of his first signings and released her debut record ‘Blood Hot’ in November 2013 to excellent reviews. One reviewer described her as “Patti Smith on Quaaludes”. Others have mentioned her "gauzy psychedelic sound” and "smouldering voice”. Alan McGee himself said: “She’s only 24 and is already an amazing songwriter... she just doesn’t quite know she is yet … her most beautiful quality is her lack of ego. Tess is an amazing lady”.

    Anton Newcombe - Anton Newcombe is the leader of the Brian Jonestown Massacre, who returned last May with their 14th full-length album ‘Revelation’ to critical acclaim. It is the first album that was fully recorded and produced at Anton Newcombe’s recording studio in Berlin and was released on his record label A Recordings. It was supported by a successful European tour.

    Named in tribute to the legendary Rolling Stones guitarist and his influence in introducing Eastern culture and music into the world of Western rock & roll, Brian Jonestown Massacre formed in San Francisco, California in 1990.

    Two dozen band members later and numerous “ups and downs” (some have been famously sensationalized in the media), the one thing that has always remained consistent for this psychedelic collective, is front man Mr. Anton Alfred Newcombe.

    LP Tracklisting
    Side A:
    1. Wehmut
    2. Cocaine Cat
    3. Peace Defrost
    4. German Tangerine
    5. Gone

    Side B:
    6. October 2nd
    7. Mama
    8. Voyage de L’âme
    9. Melorist
    10. Friendlies

    CD:
    1. Wehmut
    2. Cocaine Cat
    3. Peace Defrost
    4. German Tangerine
    5. Gone
    6. October 2nd
    7. Mama
    8. Voyage de L’âme
    9. Meliorist
    10. Friendlies
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  • Tess Parks &  Anton Newcombe 'Cocaine Cat' - Cargo Records UK

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    Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe 'Cocaine Cat'

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    Available on clear vinyl limited to 2000 units which are numbered.


    This is a collaboration between Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe (Brian Jonestown Massacre) which happened early in 2014 & the summer of 2014 in Berlin. As everyone hopefully knows about Anton Newcombe’s history we have decided to tell you more about Tess Parks.

    A native of Toronto, Tess Parks moved to London, England at the age of seventeen where she briefly studied photography before dropping out and deciding to focus on music. Tess managed to make an impression on industry legend Alan McGee, founder of Creation Records, albeit the timing of their meeting could hardly have been less ideal; McGee was no longer involved in music and Tess was due to move back to Toronto.

    After moving back to her hometown in 2012, Tess formed a band on the advice of Alan McGee and less than a year after their meeting, he returned to music with his new label, 359 Music. Tess became one of his first six signings and released her debut record Blood Hot in November 2013 to excellent reviews. One reviewer described her as “Patti Smith on Quaaludes”. Others have mentioned her "gauzy psychedelic sound” and "smouldering voice”. Alan McGee himself said: “She’s only 24 and is already an amazing songwriter... she just doesn’t quite know she is yet … her most beautiful quality is her lack of ego. Tess is an amazing lady”.

    In February 2014, she began recording with Brian Jonestown Massacre frontman Anton Newcombe in Berlin and they completed their new record 'I Declare Nothing' in autumn 2014. The record is due out later this year..

    10” - Tracklisting
    SIDE A:
    Cocaine Cat
    SIDE B:
    Mama
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  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Musique de film imaginé' - Cargo Records UK

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    The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Musique de film imaginé'

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    Available on 180 grm pink coloured vinyl LP .

    Musique de film imaginé (music for film imagined) is a soundtrack that pays homage to the great European film directors of the late 50’s and 60’s, such as François Truffaut & Jean-Luc Godard (to name but two), created by Anton Newcombe on behalf of the Brian Jonestown Massacre for an imaginary French film.

    Guests on this daring symphonic experience are French chanteuse and multi-instrumentalist SoKo and Italian actress, singer and director Asia Argento. SoKo is signed to Because Music and her track ‘We Might Be Dead by Tomorrow’ was featured in the viral video ‘First Kiss’, which has garnered over 63 million views and debuted at number 9 in the Billboard Hot 100 last year. Asia Argento, who has starred in music videos for Marilyn Manson, Placebo and Tim Burgess, recently wrote the storyline for ASAP Rocky’s music video and short film ‘Phoenix’, which has had over 5.5 million hits. Both vocal performances are in French.

    Anton Newcombe recorded Musique de film imaginé in Berlin in August 2014, after a successful European tour for the Brian Jonestown Massacre.

    Anton says:

    “The album that you are about to hear is a soundtrack, my own creation, a tribute to great directors and filmmakers to an era that now seems to be behind us. Leaving the smart person to care to imagine that this art could now be in the shadow of its former glory. “The interesting thing about this project is that the film does not exist either. Even so, I imagined and I realized its soundtrack... Now it's your turn, you are the listener to imagine the film.”

    Brian Jonestown Massacre returned last May with their 14th full-length album ‘Revelation’ to critical acclaim. It is the first album

    that was fully recorded and produced at Anton Newcombe’s recording studio in Berlin and was released on his record label a recordings. Named in tribute to the legendary Rolling Stones guitarist and his influence in introducing Eastern culture and music into the world of Western rock & roll, Brian Jonestown Massacre formed in San Francisco, California in 1990. Two dozen band members later and numerous “ups and downs” (some have been famously sensationalized in the media), the one thing that has always remained consistent for this psychedelic collective, is front man Mr. Anton Alfred Newcombe.

    Tracklisting:

    Side A:
    1. Après Le Vin
    2. Philadelphie Story (with Soko)
    3. La Dispute
    4. L'Enfer
    5. Elle s'échappe

    Side B:
    1. Le Cadeau
    2. Le Sacre du Printemps (with Asia Argento)
    3. Le Souvenir
    4 - Les Trois Cloches
    5. Bonbon
    6. L'Ennui
    7. Bonbon Deux
    8. La Question
    9. Au Somme
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  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre '+ - EP' Vinyl 10

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    The Brian Jonestown Massacre '+ - EP' Vinyl 10"

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    White vinyl.

    + - EP are 3 brand new & exclusive tracks recorded by Anton Newcombe in is his studio in August 2014 after the band’s successful European tour.

    This EP brings the traditional Brian Jonestown Massacre sound mixed with eastern influences &  bringing it up to date with the benefit of all the additional weirdness that's been discovered in the past 40 years.

    Two dozen band members later and numerous “ups and downs” (some have been famously sensationalized in the media ), the one thing that has always remained consistent for this psychedelic collective, is front man Mr. Anton Alfred Newcombe.

    Tracklisting
    SIDE A:
    1. Heat (Click to listen)
    2. Everything Was Very Simple

    SIDE B:
    1. Reconstruction

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  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Revelation' - Cargo Records UK

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    The Brian Jonestown Massacre 'Revelation'

    £7.99

    Available on 180grm translucent & opaque coloured vinyl 2LP and CD.

    Revelation is the first album that was fully recorded & produced at Anton’s recording studio in Berlin . It is the 14th full length release from the Brian Jonestown Massacre recorded from late 2012 to early 2014, with Anton Newcombe refining the 13 tracks that appear on the album.

    Featuring appearances from: Ricky Maymi (an original member of the band), Joachim Alhund (Les Big Byrd), Constatine Karlis (Dimmer), Ryan Van Kriedt (Asteroid #4) as well as a vocal performance in Swedish by Joachim Alhund (Les Big Byrds) on the opening track.

    This album brings the traditional Brian Jonestown Massacre sound mixed with eastern influences & bringing it up to date with the benefit of all the additional weirdness that's been discovered in the past 40 years.

    Two dozen band members later and numerous “ups and downs” (some have been famously sensationalized in the media ), the one thing that has always remained consistent for this psychedelic collective, is front man Mr. Anton Alfred Newcombe.

    Tracklisting:
    1. Vad Hände Med Dem?  
    2. What You Isn't 
    3. Unknown
    4. Memory Camp
    5. days, weeks and moths
    6. Duck and Cover
    7. Food For Clouds 
    8. Second Sighting
    9. Memorymix
    10. Fist Full Of Bees 
    11. Nightbird
    12. Xibalba    
    13. Goodbye (Butterfly)

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