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February: Blech! But fear not, there is light at the end of this tunnel. And plenty of amazing new releases to keep you well fed until spring lands at our doorstep. Check em out below....

But first, Good News! Landlocked is hosting an intimate performance with Lily & Madeleine to celebrate their new album on Sunday February 28th at 6PM! For entry all you have to do is purchase their new CD or LP (out on 2/26), which you were going to do anyway! Keep It Together, the 3rd album in just over 3 years by Indianapolis-based sisters Lily & Madeleine is a spellbinding ten-song statement and is the dynamic product of two distinct musical personalities, bound by kinship, melding seamlessly into one ephemeral and dreamy collection. Together with Shannon Hayden and Kate Siefker, this will be an awesome evening to remember! Sunday, February 28th at 6pm.

Lily & Madeleine

New Releases - February 5th

Husband & Wife - Live At The Bishop, April 20, 2013 (XRA)

April 20, 2013 was the very last time that H&W ever played a live show, or ever did anything at all. Now, as a tribute to the band that created and sustained XRA Records for it's entire life cycle, and as a final nail in the coffin of this collapsing, wheezing, enterprise, they're offering the official document of that magical night on 2 LPs, mp3s, and a concert film! With a track list that spans from their very fist demo release to it's final 7" single and everything in between, this warts-and-all live recording and concert film captures the DIY, never-say-die, quitters-never-win spirit that fueled everything the band did all the way up until they quit, and the band died. Applause, cat-calls, guest musicians, surprising musical twists and turns, tears, and cheers pepper this collection with true, palpable excitement and bittersweet remembrances of the anecdotally nicknamed, "World's Nicest Band".

Lucinda Williams - The Ghosts Of Highway 20 (Thirty Tigers)

We've all heard about the iconic vibe of Route 66, the neon lights on Broadway and the ocean air of the Pacific Coast Highway. But there are untold stories emanating from countless blue highways across the land - like Interstate 20, which cuts a 1500-mile swath from South Carolina to Texas, and cuts deep into the spirit of those who've spent their lives traversing it. Lucinda Williams is one of those people, and with the expansive, enveloping The Ghosts of Highway 20, she brings those stories to life - and gives listeners a remarkably vivid look at how the highway has been a literal and figurative backdrop throughout her entire life. Free t-shirt with purchase!!

Nap Eyes - Thought Rock Fish Scale (Paradise of Bachelors)

Recorded live to tape, with no overdubs, on the North Shore of Nova Scotia, Nap Eyes' quietly contemplative sophomore record refines and elaborates their debut, offering an airier, more spacious second chapter, a bracing blast of bright oceanic sunshine after the moonlit alleys of Whine of the Mystic. But the briny, cold Atlantic roils beneath these exquisite, literate guitar pop songs, posing riddles about friendship, faith, mortality, and self-doubt. For fans of Yo La Tengo, The Only Ones, Modern Lovers, The Clean, Verlaines, The Go-Betweens, Bedhead, and all things Lou Reed. Playing at the Bishop on April 4th!

Diiv - Is The Is Are (Captured Tracks)

The sophomore release from DIIV is an album years and many personal struggles in the making for Zachary Cole Smith. It is a 17-song statement intended to resonate with its audience in much the same way that Bad Moon Rising or Tago Mago has for Smith himself. An extension and deepening of the musical ideas first expressed on 2012's Oshin, Is the Is Are yields a multiplicity of textures, lyrical themes, and moods. It is a more diverse world than Oshin, with different parameters and ideals. Dark and honest to a fault, the new songs are dynamic, loud, quiet, sad; they are songs that hiss and snarl; songs that, as Smith wrote recently, represent "the real me."

Dr Dog - The Psychedelic Swamp (Anti)

Dr. Dog's 9th album. Most of the songs were among the first ever written together by Scott McMicken and Toby Leaman and an assemblage of friends and musical cohorts that would evolve as Dr. Dog over the years. This early endeavor of writing a concept album helped shape their creative process as they became a label-defying indie-psych-rock-folk-Americana band. The Psychedelic Swamp could very well have been Dr. Dog's first album. It's either a refined culmination of 15 years of collaborative music-making or the raw instrument on which they cut their teeth. This chicken vs. egg debate will be for historians to decide; fact is that if The Psychedelic Swamp was half-baked back in 2001, it has been reborn in 2016, fully baked.

Freakwater - Scheherazade (Bloodshot)

There's the elemental ache and loss in the soil and limestone of Kentucky, and the songs & struggles that passed over the Atlantic from the British Isles centuries ago. There's the energy and freedom in the ratty punk clubs of Louisville and Chicago at a time when rules and formalities were meant to be ignored. At once bluegrass, blues, folk and country, it is also none of them; Freakwater is not dealing in historical artifacts. Rather, it is a product of two voices, intertwined with one another for over three decades, creating a sound that might best be summarized as Appalacian soul.

Sunflower Bean - Human Ceremony (Fat Possum)

Sunflower Bean find magic within friction. The New York trio's full-length debut album, Human Ceremony [Fat Possum Records], emerges at the intersection of dreamy modern psychedelica and urgent fuzzed-out bliss. That push-and-pull colors the aural tapestry of these three musicians-Jacob Faber [drums], Julia Cumming [vocals/bass], and Nick Kivlen [vocals/guitars]. "Everything comes from a conflicting interest," affirms Nick. "We love dream pop, but we also really love rock 'n' roll. It's those two spectrums." Playing at the Bishop on April 7th!

Luther Dickinson - Blues and Ballads (New West)

"This acoustic collection of songs interpreted simply, recorded live, solo or with a small group of friends celebrates my relationship between music, songs, the written word and legacy. Blues and Ballads celebrates the American oral tradition of blues and folk songs, not only being passed down and evolving but being transcribed (the original recording technique) and entered into the discipline of written sheet music and songbooks. I represent the Memphis underground and the mid-south region's music. This art is not for the masses. It is meant to wither and fade and then rise from the ashes again and again, evolving and mutating." - Luther Dickinson 2015

Mass Gothic - s/t (Sub Pop)

After nearly ten years as the creative force behind much-loved New York rock outfit Hooray For Earth, Noel Heroux had lost his way. Written and recorded at home over four months during the winter of 2013-2014, it's a stunning reminder of not just Heroux's own remarkable talents as singer and songwriter, but how unbridled creativity can sound and feel. No pressure or compromises- just Heroux, a four-track, and an irrepressible urge to "jot down all of the noise and music floating around in my head." He explains: "All I wanted to do was what I do when I'm alone and I'm unconcerned with what anyone else wants or expects. What came out was pure, uncut. It reminded me of the first few times I made music, when I was a young kid." The result is an expansive, often exhilarating set of guitar-driven pop that required very little editing when it was done.

Game Theory - Lolita Nation (Omnivore)

When Game Theory emerged with their 4th album in 1987, there was not only a new line-up of the band, but it took two LPs to capture all of the magic. Once again produced by Mitch Easter (R.E.M., Pavement, Let's Active), Lolita Nation was the culmination of all that had come before, and pushed the boundaries farther than they had ever gone. As Omnivore continues to reintroduce this seminal band to the masses, Lolita Nation now requires a second CD to collect alternate mixes, live recordings, and radio sessions. The original's 27 tracks are joined by 21 bonus performances! All formats feature new liner notes from Okkervil River's Will Sheff, interviews with the band and original album contributors and previously unseen photos. As the world reawakens to the incredible Game Theory, it is truly a new time and a new day.

High Highs - Cascades (PIAS)

The title is a memory Jack Milas and Oli Chang remember while driving through the Cascade Mountains on tour. The song it comes is bright and expansive, silver threads of guitar laced through soft layers of synths. It builds softly and steadily, Milas voice swooping up to an aching falsetto on the chorus, synths pooling gently beneath him. All of these elements combine to make music that is soothing and soaring, reflecting the group's love of club culture, but better suited to unwinding after the party than getting lost in the thick of it.

Tape & Vinyl & Print Zone

Black Oak Arkansas - The Knowbody Else LP (Purple Pyramid)
Leon Bridges - Louisiana Sun 10" (Columbia)
The Cowboys - s/t LP (Lumpy)
Frameworks - Time Spent 7" (Topshelf)
Frankie & the Witch Fingers - s/t [tape] (Permanent)
Harmonia - LP reissues (Groenland)
Heart Attack Jizzers - Another Two Songs [tape]
Milk N Cookies - LP Box (Captured Tracks)
Patsy - Eat It 7" (Total Punk)
Martin Rev - Clouds of Glory LP (Permanent)
Zipper - s/t LP (Permanent)

Also Released This Week

Jason Collett - Song and Dance Man (Arts & Crafts)
Count Ossie & Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari - Tales Of Mozambique (Soul Jazz)
Fat White Family - Songs of our Mothers (Fat Possum)
James Hunter Six - Hold On (Daptone)
Junior Boys - Big Black Coat (City Slang)
Nothing But Thieves - s/t (RCA)
Porches - Pool (Domino)
Elliott Smith - Heaven Adores You OST (Universal)
Sommer + Aurora Dorey Alice - Magick Book (Sygil)
Suede - Night Thoughts (WMUK)
Trixie Whitley - Porta Bohemica (MRI)
VA - Why The Mountains Are Black - Primeval Greek Village Music: 1907-1960 (Third Man)

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Upcoming Concerts

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Tickets sold at Landlocked have a $1 service fee per ticket and are cash only. We sell tickets to most national acts at The Bishop and The Bluebird.

2/5 - Martin Courtney [Real Estate] + EZTV @ The Bishop
2/6 - Jade TV @ The Blockhouse
2/9 - Marlon Williams @ The Bishop
2/17 - Bonnie Prince Billy / Maiden Radio @ Buskirk-Chumley Theater
2/18 - R. Ring (Kelley Deal) @ The Bishop
2/19 - Nick Dittmeier @ The Players Pub
2/24 - Hop Along @ The Bishop
2/25 - Muuy Biien @ The Bishop
2/28 - Lily & Madeleine @ Landlocked Music
3/1 - El Ten Eleven @ The Bishop
3/3 - Lil Wayne + Rae Sremmurd @ IU Assembly Hall
3/5 - Faux Ferocious / The Psychics @ The Blockhouse
3/7 - Heartless Bastards @ The Bishop
3/8 - The Chieftains @ IU Auditorium
3/9 - Radkey @ The Bishop
3/10 - Honey Honey @ The Bishop
3/12 - Twin Peaks @ The Blockhouse
3/15 - Rangda (Richard Bishop, Ben Chasny, Chris Corsano) @ The Bishop
3/16 - Titus Andronicus + Craig Finn (Hold Steady) @ The Bluebird
3/18 - Kathy Mattea @ Buskirk-Chumley Theater
3/22 - Mount Moriah / Elephant Micah @ The Bishop
3/23 - Shannon & the Clams @ The Bishop
3/24 - The Lone Bellow @ The Bluebird
3/30 - The Bright Light Social Hour @ The Bishop
4/3 - Kurt Vile and The Violators @ The Bluebird
4/4 - Nap Eyes / Cian Nugent @ The Bishop
4/5 - Pure Bathing Culture @ The Bishop
4/6 - Made of Oak (1/2 of Sylvan Esso) @ The Bishop
4/7 - Sunflower Bean @ The Bishop
4/8 - The Mavericks @ The Bluebird
4/12 - Inter Arma @ The Bishop
4/15 - Joseph / Liza Anne @ The Bishop
4/15 - Dave Rawlings Machine @ The Bluebird
4/16 - Record Store Day @ Landlocked Music
4/19-20 - Once @ IU Auditorium
4/21 - Keb Mo @ Buskirk-Chumley Theater
4/26 - Small Black @ The Bishop
4/28 - Dawes / Hiss Golden Messenger @ The Bluebird
5/20-22 - Muddy Roots Spring Weekender @ Nashville, IN
5/26 - Milk Carton Kids @ Buskirk-Chumley Theater
6/13 - M. Ward @ The Bluebird

Landlocked Top 5

Our top 5 sellers for the week of 1/29 to 2/4

1. David Bowie - Blackstar (Sony)
2. Savages - Adore Life (Matador)
3. Buddy Miller & Friends - Cayamo Sessions At Sea (New West)
4. The Miamis - We Deliver: The Lost Band Of The CBGB Era (Omnivore)
5. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Let Me Get By (Fantasy)


Basia Bulat - Good Advice (Secret City)
The Cult - Hidden City (Cooking Vinyl)
Alex Dezen - s/t (Rock Ridge)
The Donkeys - Midnight Palms (Easy Sound)
Lissie - My Wild West (Lionboy)
The Record Company - Give It Back To You (Concord)
Rotting Christ - Rituals (Season of Mist)
JD Souther - Black Rose (Omnivore)
James Supercave - Better Strange (Fairfax)
Wheeler Walker Jr - Redneck Sh!t (Thirty Tigers)
VA - HBO's Vinyl OST (Atlantic)

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

Animal Collective - Painting With (Domino)
BJ The Chicago Kid - In My Mind (Motown)
Seth Bogart - s/t (Burger)
The Cave Singers - Banshee (Jagjaguwar)
Cavern of Anti-Matter - Void Beats / Invocation Trex (Duophonic)
Gazebos - Die Alone (Hardly Art)
Nigel Hall [Lettuce] - Ladies and Gentlemen (Feel)
Jordan Klassen - Javelin (Nevado)
Lake Street Dive - Side Pony (Nonesuch)
Lightstorm - Creation (Drag City)
Lnzndrf [The National] - s/t (4AD)
Love - Reel to Real LP reissue (High Moon)
Lushlife - Ritualize (Western Vinyl)
Matmos - Ultimate Care II (Thrill Jockey)
Monster Truck - Sittin Heavy (Dine Alone)
Ra Ra Riot - Need Your Light (Barsuk)
Rangda - The Heretic's Bargain (Drag City)
So Pitted - neo (Sub Pop)
The Shivas - Better Off Dead (K)
Sonic Youth - LP reissues
Mavis Staples - Livin' On A High Note (Anti)
Teen - Love Yes (Carpark)
Prins Thomas - Principe Del Norte (Smalltown Supersound)
Thundercat - Beyond / Where the Giants Roam (Brainfeeder)
Wild Nothing - Life of Pause (Captured Tracks)
Marlon Williams - s/t (Dead Oceans)
Wolfmother - Victorious (Universal)