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New Releases - May 19th

Circuit dex Yeux - In Plain Speech (Thrill Jockey)

Bloomington ex-pat Haley Fohr's music strikes a unique balance between the personal and universal. As Circuit des Yeux she creates music that embodies the complexity of human emotions, juxtaposing tenderness and grief, ecstasy and horror, using sounds as representations of the emotional spectrum that we all experience. Fohr's striking voice, an impassioned baritone, is the music's centerpiece and guiding force. On the new LP, she is joined by some of the most progressive musicians in the Chicago music community; Cooper Crain (Cave, Bitchin Bajas), Whitney Johnson (Verma), Rob Frye (Bitchin Bajas), Adam Luksetich (Little Scream), and Kathleen Baird (Spires That In The Sunset Rise).

Faith No More - Sol Invictus (Ipecac)

The music of Faith No More has lived through five presidents, endless wars, economic booms and busts, global meltdown and revolutionary rebirths. Throughout the 80s and 90s, the hardedged group's hybridized sound has scored the soundtrack to a time of change, and now in the 21st century, the legendary band has evolved once more to return with a powerful new album, Sol Invictus, and a new focus. Vinyl delayed until next month - Free button pack with CD purchase!

Hot Chip - Why Make Sense (Domino)

With Why Make Sense, Hot Chip restate their intentions as a band and redefine the very things that made them relevant in the first place. It shuns modernist dancefloor tropes in order to flick through the dusty corners of the band's teenage record collections. Alternately jarring and chaotic, pared back, thundering, then pulsating and gloriously mellifluous, the album confidently displays its influences.

Saun & Starr - Look Closer (Daptone)

Maybe you danced with them in the aisles of Landlocked when the Dap-Kings stopped by on their day off last year? Following their 2014 breakout single "Hot Shot" - the biggest selling Daptone 45 ever - longtime Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings backing singers, Saundra Williams and Starr Duncan Lowe, are set to release their debut full-length album. Recorded with The Dap-Kings, the highly anticipated album was produced by Daptone's Gabriel Roth and features ten original tracks by the duo, including the hit "Hot Shot."

Shamir - Ratchet (XL)

Shamir Bailey is a 20-year-old Las Vegas native who grew up not on the strip but in the desert. As a young musician, he moves in and out of soul, r&b, house, disco, rap, and pop - in the tradition of artists like Prince, Grace Jones, David Bowie, and Madonna. Genre is a tool for Shamir, not a boundary. With an androgyne croon that recalls Nina Simone, Shamir rose from the suburbs. Ratchet is an ecstatic dance-pop record that also has some dust and age to it, sparkling with the grit of a desert geode. The music is fun even when it's mostly introspective, introspective even when it's mostly fun. He transcends boundaries - genre, gender, age, geography.

Jim O'Rourke - Simple Songs (Drag City)

The silence has been broken with Simple Songs - Jim is ready to talk to you again. Jim knows what he wants and how to get it- musically, that is. Yes, Simple Songs is an album of songs sung by Jim O'Rourke all the way through! It has been ten years since Jim's voice rang out from a new album. What Simple Songs sounds like... At this point, the range of sounds and songs that have turned Jim's head are numerous enough to have crushed together into something that is unmistakably his- the vast, glossy and glittering O'Rourkian wall of sound. The music's got OCD quality, played so immaculately by so many instruments, and most of them by the creator's hand.

Paul Weller - Saturn's Pattern (Parlophone)

Paul Weller's time with The Jam and The Style Council was marked by constant stylistic renewal, careering through genres like a speeding mod on a runaway scooter. For a long time, the solid rock of his solo years suggested he'd given up challenging himself, but late period triumphs like 2008's '22 Dreams' and 2012's 'Sonik Kicks' have found the 56-year-old broadening his palette once again, trying out styles from pulsing Krautrock to harp-strewn jazz. Twelfth solo album 'Saturns Pattern' backs up recent promises of another shift in sound, sending him into uncharted, acid-spiked waters.

Weedeater - Goliathan (Season of Mist)

The infamous rock outlaws Weedeater return with Goliathan, their long awaited new album. It is the crossroads where true Southern metal meets raw humor and old religion, and embodies the bands trademark shuffle and swagger rightly. Syrupy slow riffs are buoyed by canyon-deep bass and some of the hardest-hitting drumming since Keith Moon. Full on bruisers "Cain Enabler," "Claw Of The Sloth," and the aptly named "Bully" demonstrate that Goliathan is vintage Weedeater and the soon-to-be gold standard of Southern Sludge Metal.

The Helio Sequence - s/t (Sub Pop)

The 6th album by Portland, OR's The Helio Sequence is a renewed push forward for the band, depending on an effortless kinetic energy. After creating their previous album through a long, introspective period, the band wanted to try a new, open and immediate process. There's a delightful candor to The Helio Sequence, an openness that is rare for a band about to enter its third decade.

Milk Carton Kids - Monterey (Anti)

The Milk Carton Kids have evolved their signature sound into its purest essence. Writing on the road, sitting around after shows in green rooms and hallways, these duo found themselves finishing and editing each others songs, resulting in a batch of songs where friends and family cannot tell who wrote what. And for all the attention the duo received for combining into one voice, on Monterey we finally hear the singers as distinct; the harmonies move farther apart so that the quirks and kinks of two individual identities emerge, all the while remaining lush and soaring, their beauty all the more apparent for the showing of their scars.

Ceremony - L Shaped Man (Matador)

Ceremony's 5th album uses singer Ross Farrar's recent breakup as a platform to explore loneliness and emotional weariness, but it is by no means a purely sad album. Rather than look inward, Farrar uses his experience to write about what it means to go through something heavy and come out the other side a different person. In order to tell Farrar's story, Ceremony have almost completely stripped back the propulsive hardcore of their previous records, turning every angry outburst into simmering despair.

Talk in Tongues - Alone With A Friend (Fairfax)

"Alone With A Friend" is the debut album from LA modern psychedelic shoegaze outfit Talk In Tongues. This record demonstrates the band's handle on a wide swath of sounds and textures, and reflects on their influences which range from Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd to early Creation bands like Ride and Jesus and Mary Chain. Though they are certainly well-versed in their sonic predecessors, Talk In Tongues have crafted a sound and an album that is truly their own.

VA - Live From Bloomington 2015 LP (LFB)

IU Union Board presents the 2015 Live From Bloomington album. Live From Bloomington is a long standing IU tradition dating all the way back to 1986. Throughout the years, LFB has tried to highlight the best artists and bands in our town and also do some good in the process. Proceeds from the album sales go directly to supporting the Hoosier Hills Food Bank, an organization that devotes itself to feeding the less fortunate. Includes tracks by Fluffer, Dietrich Jon, Sunspots, Plateau Below, The BANGS, Little Timmy McFarland, The Underhills, The Peacock Effect, Peter Oren, Follies, Ghost Mice, !mindparade.

Tape & Vinyl & Print Zone

Bitchin Bajas - Transporteur LP (Drag City)
Dead Farmers - Wasteland LP (RIP Society)
Howling Hex - Butterfly 7" (Drag City)
Kevin Krauter - Magnolia [tape] (Winspear)
Multiple Man - Persuasion LP (Burka For Everybody)
Poets of Rhythm - Path of Life 7" (Daptone)
Venom - Black Metal LP (Plastic Head)

Also Released This Week

Leonard Cohen - Can't Forget: Souvenir of the Grand Tour (Columbia)
Bryce Dessner + So Percussion - Music for Wood and Strings (Brassland)
Diamond Youth - Nothing Matters (Topshelf)
Holly Herndon - Platform (4AD)
Kopecky - Drugs for the Modern Age (ATO)
Christian Lopez - Onward (Blaster)
Holly Miranda - s/t (Dangerbird)
Mr Hipster - Formidable (self)
Graham Parker & The Rumour - Mystery Glue (Universal)
Tanlines - Highlights (True Panther)
Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear - Skeleton Crew (Glassnote)

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Upcoming Concerts

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A few highlights of up-and-coming live performances in Bloomington. Tickets sold at Landlocked have a $1 service fee per ticket and are cash only.

5/19 - Abram Shook @ The Bishop
5/20 - Shelby Lynne @ Buskirk Chumley Theater
5/21 - Turnpike Troubadours @ The Bluebird
5/21 - Downtown Boys @ TBA
5/22-23 - Tim Heidecker & Neil Hamburger @ Comedy Attic
5/23 - Bitchin Bajas @ The Blockhouse
5/23 - WFHB's Acoustic Roots Festival @ Upland Brewery
5/25 - The Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Show @ Deer Park Americana Series
6/5 & 6/11 - Heaven Adores You: Elliott Smith documentary @ IU Cinema
6/10 - The Zoltars @ The Bishop
6/13 - Lucinda Williams @ The Bluebird
6/16 - Toys That Kill (FYP) @ The Back Door
6/19 - Whitey Morgan and the 78s @ The Bluebird
6/20 - Bully @ The Bishop
6/26 - Wanda Jackson @ The Bluebird
6/27 - Yonder Mountain String Band @ The Bluebird
7/1 - All Them Witches @ The Bishop
7/8 - Booker T Jones @ Buskirk Chumley Theater
7/11 - Mutant Fest II @ Backdoor / Blockhouse
7/15 - Mr Twin Sister / Moon King @ The Bishop
7/17-19 - Forecastle Festival @ Louisville, KY
7/22 - Ex Hex @ The Bishop
7/23 - Yoni Wolf [Why?] / Serengeti @ The Bishop
8/2 - Ducktails @ The Bishop
8/8 - Shooter Jennings @ The Bluebird
9/20 - Tony Bennett @ IU Auditorium
10/4 - Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis @ IU Auditorium
10/7-11 - Wounded Galaxies Festival w/ John Zorn, John Medeski, Matmos, Cyclobe
10/15 - Loudon Wainwright III @ Buskirk Chumley Theater
11/11 - Yo-Yo Ma @ IU Auditorium

Landlocked Top 5

Our top 5 sellers for the week of 5/11 to 5/17

1. Thee Tsunamis - Saturday Night Sweetheart (Magnetic South)
2. Tallest Man on Earth - Dark Bird Is Home (Dead Oceans)
3. Wes Montgomery - In The Beginning (Resonance)
4. My Morning Jacket - The Waterfall (ATO)
5. Nick Cave - LP reissues (Mute)


Animal Collective - Prospect Hummer EP (Fat Cat)
Anti-Flag - American Spring (Spinefarm)
The Bad Plus + Joshua Redman - s/t (Nonesuch)
Rachel Grimes - The Clearing (Temporary Residence)
Thee Oh Sees - Mutilator Defeated At Last (Castle Face)
Robert Pollard - Faulty Superheroes (GBV)
Buddy Rich - Birdland (Lightyear)
Snarky Puppy - Sylva (Impulse)
Turbo Wolf - Two Hands (Spinefarm)
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love (Jagjaguwar)
The Vaccines - English Graffiti (Columbia)
VA - Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued DVD (Eagle Rock)
VA - Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs By Karen Dalton (Tompkins Square)

COMING SOON - Pre-Order and guarantee you'll have it the day its out!

Algiers - s/t (Matador)
Born Cages - I'm Glad I'm Not Me (Razor & Tie)
Civil Twilight - Story of an Immigrant (Wind Up)
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - s/t [reissue] (CYHSY)
The Darkness - Last Of Our Kind (Kobalt)
Dawes - All Your Favorite Bands (Hub)
Zella Day - Kicker (Pinetop)
Eternal Summers - Gold and Stone (Kanine)
Florence + the Machine - How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful (Republic)
Melody Gardot - Currency of Man (Verve)
Robin Gibb - Saved By The Bell: The Collected Works (Rhino)
Daughn Gibson - Carnation (Sub Pop)
Holychild - The Shape of Brat Pop to Come (Glassnote)
In Camera - Era (4AD)
Indigo Girls - One Lost Day (Vanguard)
Major Lazer - Peace is the Mission (Mad Decent)
Melvins - Bulls & The Bees / Electroretard (Ipecac)
Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard - Django & Jimmie (Legacy)
Thee Oh Sees - Mutilator Defeated At Last (Castle Face)
Robert Pollard - Faulty Superheroes (GBV)
Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Betty's Blends Volume Two (Silver Arrow)
Say Hi - Oohs & Ahhs (Barsuk)
Soak - Before We Forgot How To Dream (Rough Trade)
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - The High Country (Polyvinyl)
Sun Kil Moon - Universal Themes (Caldo Verde)
Tenement - Predatory Headlights (Don Giovanni)
Tint - My New Murex 12" (True Panther)
Jamie XX - In Colour (XL)