Featured Releases

 

Mercury in RetrogradeMercury in Retrograde
Deluxe Blu-ray

"ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL...a smart, funny, quietly effective and authentic slice of older millennial life..."
-
Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

 

 

Three couples from Chicago vacation for a weekend at a lakeside cabin in Michigan. Over the course of three days in this character-driven relationship drama, hidden tensions and secrets slowly come to the surface.


Repeat PerformanceRepeat Performance
Restored Blu-ray/DVD Edition

Think of it as film noir’s answer to It’s a Wonderful Life or a full-length precursor to The Twilight Zone.

 

Repeat Performance, the most requested film in the early years of the Film Noir Foundation’s restoration campaign, is finally available in digital form! An amazingly original hybrid of film noir, supernatural fantasy, and backstage melodrama, the film stars Joan Leslie as a Broadway actress who magically relives the previous year of her life, but can she alter the fateful mistakes and misjudgments that led to a New Year’s Eve tragedy?


Beyond Iconic Photographer Dennis StockBeyond Iconic
Photographer Dennis Stock
DVD

"Stock comes off as a brilliant teacher – both brutally honest and sensitive, and able to clearly articulate what works in a photo, what doesn’t, and why.
– Filmmmaker The Magazine of Independent Film.

 

 

James Dean walks down Broadway, his shoulders hunched against the drizzle. The greatest legends of jazz, from Louis Armstrong to the cool Miles Davis, are caught in some of their most passionate or private moments. All of these images came from the eye, mind and camera of Dennis Stock (1928-2010), one of the most influential chroniclers of the late 20th century.


Harlem Street Singer The Reverend Gary Davis StoryHarlem Street Singer
The Reverend Gary Davis Story
DVD

"…a singular artist whose music reaches us still.”
– New York Times.

 

 

This rich portrait tells the story of Reverend Gary Davis, the great blues, ragtime and gospel musician. Tracing his journey from the tobacco warehouses of the rural South to the streets of Harlem, the film is a loving biography of an artist whose unique style and remarkable skills on the guitar made him an icon in 1960s New York and inspired a generation of musicians.


Bobbie Lovesong - On the WindBobbie Lovesong
Paris by Starlight

Self Released


 

"The album is Paris By Starlight by Bobbie Lovesong and this one positively floats. Yes, this is one of those dreams where you can fly and Lovesong has created a lighter-than-air soundscape. With analog synths, vibey grooves and subliminal voices popping up throughout, Paris By Starlight is an energy all of its own. It’s something special.” -Aaron Stein, Jambase



Istvan & His Imaginary Band - PlaytimeIstvan & His Imaginary Band
Playtime

Emphasis Kids

a 2016 Parents' Choice Fun Stuff Award Winner!

 

Playtime is the fun, clever and colorful new
children’s record from Istvan & His Imaginary Band.


Barrelhouse Chuck and the Kim Wilson Blues All-Stars “Driftin’ from town to town”Barrelhouse Chuck
and the Kim Wilson Blues All-Stars
“Driftin’ from town to town”

The Sirens Records

2014 Most Outstanding Musician (Keyboards)
- Living Blues Critic Poll
s Poll


"I can’t recommend this enough. This is Chicago blues and some related materials done right– don’t delay in adding this to your collection. You will be sorry if you don’t!. Most highly recommended!!!”

- Blues Blast Magazine

 


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