Mother Earth’s Plantasia Limited Edition

In honor of Sacred Bones Records’ 15th anniversary, the Brooklyn-based label is repressing the cult classic Mother Earth’s Plantasia by Mort Garson on limited caladium pink and green vinyl. First released in 1976, the album, suffused with Moog synthesizers, was composed specifically for plants and only available to those who purchased a plant from Mother Earth on Melrose Avenue in LA or a Simmons mattress …

Hold The Girl

Intimate storytelling merges with club bangers on Rina Sawayama’s second album, Hold The Girl. Traversing a multitude of genres—from country to disco, rock, dance and grunge—the album attests to the British Japanese artist’s ingenuity. Within, Sawayama comes to terms with her past, deftly transforming the deepest of emotions into soaring anthems. This version of the album, released by Rough Trade, is on red marbled vinyl.

Sampa The Great on Home, Identity and Representation

The Zambian rapper on her new album, "As Above, So Below"

Rapper, singer, songwriter and producer Sampa The Great (aka Sampa Tembo) has been appointed the poster-child of various movements, communities and cultures—without acquiescence—and, as such, she’s no stranger to myopic perceptions, reductive takes and misrepresentations. While she was born in Zambia and raised in Botswana, she’s often described as an Afrobeats (a West African genre) artist. She lived in Melbourne, Australia for several years and …