New Release Highlights December 9th 2011 (December 12th for the UK)

The G-Man Release Of The Week is :

We Bought a Zoo by Jónsi

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Other ditties/releases of note this weekend including a few releases from last weekend when I was off galavanting, jazz-style...

Slow Moving Millie - Renditions

The Lemonheads - Laughing All The Way To The Cleaners

This Is The Kit - Wriggle Out The Restless (Deluxe Edition)

*If anyone is about Cork I recommend popping in to Jim and Albert in Plugd Records. The new store is up and running on Tobin Street as part of the new Triskel Arts Centre and you can even have a cup of tea and a bite to eat in their new café, Gulpd.

If you are located elsewhere I strongly recommend picking up at least one album when you can from your local independent store. Most independents now take orders by email and post out the stock if you are unable to get to the store so it may be worth checking out.

Current list of independent record stores in the Republic of Ireland (obviously still a work in progress):


Elastic Witch -

Wingnut Records -
Coming Soon :

Gruff Rhys - Atheist Xmas EP (December 16th)

First Aid Kit - The Lions Roar (January 20th)
Gonjasufi - Mu.zz.le (January 20th)
The Big Pink - Future This (January 2012)

Mark Lanegan - Blues Funeral (February 3rd)
Band of Skulls - Sweet Sour (February 17th)
Sleigh Bells - Reign of Terror (February)
Tennis - Young & Old (February)

Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light (March 16th)

The Lumineers - The Lumineers (TBC)

*All dates subject to change
**If anything is missing please let me know, especially unsigned bands!