This Just In: Floor

Robotic Empire has just reissued a very important piece of South Florida music history – Floor’s s/t album! They went all out, updating and expanding the release and also creating an insane deluxe package for die-hard fans. The full description and images are below. This is a must-have reissue for Floor/Torche fans (duh!) and collectors/archivists of made-in-Florida music. Don’t forget to also check this week’s other new releases, reissues and restocks after the Floor info.

Floor – s/t LP+7″ (Standard & Deluxe):
“FLOOR‘s seminal Self-Titled album has been reissued as a standalone 12″ with a bonus 7″ containing outtakes from the album session. Originally assembled as part of the extensive Below & Beyond box set discography a few years back, we are supremely stoked for one of our top favorite albums of all time to be made available once again in a morewidespread manner.

Keeping in mind the original vision for the LP along with appropriate upgrades to reflect the expanded nature of this killer release, FLOOR‘s landmark album (to date) has been reissued in a gatefold jacket with silver color added throughout, and custom glue-pocket to house the bonus 7″. A high quality digital download is now also included, containing the full album and bonus tracks.

To add icing to the cake for like-minded diehard fans, we’ve worked with the band and our bros at Decibel Magazine to craft a limited deluxe ‘Hall of Fame’ edition of the album with further printwork (including full printed lyrics for the first time ever), some rare and never before seen photos, a full transcription of the Decibel feature on the album, plus a cloth patch and weatherproof sticker.

We’ve done our best to make this reissue the definitive version of what we consider to be an incredibly groundbreaking album. For those unfamiliar with FLOOR‘s first proper full-length release, it is a magnificent merging of the best elements from ‘heavy’ to ‘catchy’. With the monumental ‘bomb string’ in tow, an unlikely but amazing combination of incredibly deep-tuned doom rock, sing-along harmonized vocals, a bombastic rhythm and pop sensibilities all set FLOOR apart from contemporaries. Nothing before or after has truly compared to this brilliant monolith of a thunderous-yet-soaring doom sludge pop rock hybrid. Laying the bedrock for what would come years later with TORCHE, the self-titled FLOOR album was and is the stuff of legends.” -Robotic Empire

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Made-in-everywhere new releases, reissues and restocks:
American Music Club – Mercury LP
Andrew Bird – I Want To See Pulaski At Night LP
Andy Kaufman – Andy & His Grandmother LP
Angel Olsen – Halfway Home LP
Aphex Twin – I Care Because You Do 2LP; Richard D. James Album LP
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Mature Themes LP
Atlas Sound – Parallax LP
Aztec Camera – High Land Hard Rain LP
Bauhaus – Crackle 2LP
bEEdEEgEE – SUM/ONE LP
Beirut – The Flying Club Cup LP; The Rip Tide LP
Big Ups – Eighteen Hours Of Static LP
Bikini Kill – s/t LP
Bill Callahan – Dream River LP; Have Fun With God LP
Bob Dylan – Desire 2LP (Mobile Fidelity)
Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago LP; s/t LP
Broken Bells – After The Disco LP, CD; s/t LP
Cheap Time – Exit Smiles LP
Cocteau Twins – Stars & Topsoil: A Collection 2LP
Cop City/Chill Pillars – Gift Shop 7”
Cure – Disintegration 2LP
Cymbals – Age Of Fracture LP
Deftones – s/t LP
De La Soul – 3 Feet High LP
Depeche Mode – Black Celebration LP, CD; Music For The Masses LP; Some Great Reward LP; Songs Of Faith And Devotion LP
Dinosaur Jr. – You’re Living All Over Me LP; Bug LP
DOA – Hardcore ’81 LP
Do Make Say Think – Yet & Yet LP; Winter Hymn Country Hymn Secret Hymn 2LP
Dudley Perkins – Dr. Stokely LP
Explosions In The Sky – Those Who Tell The Truth… LP
Flaming Lips – Yoshimi LP
Foo Fighters – s/t LP
Forest Swords – Engravings 2LP
Future Islands – Seasons 7”
Fuzz – Live In San Francisco LP
Galaxie 500 – Today LP
Gardens & Villa – Dunes LP, CD
Germs – (GI) LP
Glass Candy – Beatbox LP
Gold Panda – Half Of Where You Live 2LP
Grimes – Visions LP
Holy Ghost! – Dynamics 2LP
Hospitality – Trouble LP
Indian – From All Purity LP
Iris Dement – My Life LP
Jello Biafra & Melvins – Never Breathe What You Can’t See LP; Sieg Howdy! LP
Jesus + Mary Chain – Psychocandy LP
Joanna Newsom – Have One On Me 3LP
John Coltrane – Coltrane Plays The Blues LP
Juan Wauters – N.A.P. North American Poetry LP
Julianna Barwick – Nepenthe LP
King Khan & BBQ Show – Invisible Girl LP; What’s For Dinner? LP
King Krule – 6 Feet Beneath The Moon 2LP
Lambchop – Nixon LP
LCD Soundsystem – 45:33 2LP; London Sessions 2LP; This Is Happening 2LP
Lee Ranaldo and The Dust – Last Night On Earth 2LP
Les Claypool’s Duo De Twang – Four Foot Shack 2LP
Loop – A Gilded Eternity 2LP+7”
Lou Reed – Rock & Roll Animal LP; Transformer LP
Lucinda Williams – s/t LP
Majical Cloudz – Impersonator LP
Major Lazer – Free The Universe 2LP
Mark McGuire – Along The Way 2LP
Marissa Nadler – July LP
Merchandise – Children Of Desire LP
Melt Banana – Fetch LP
Michael Yonkers – Michael Lee Yonkers LP
Michael Yonkers & Jim Woehrle – Borders Of My Mind LP
Miles Davis – At Carnegie Hall 1 LP; At Carnegie Hall 2 LP
Milk Music – Cruise Your Illusion LP
Neil Young – Live At The Cellar Door LP
Oblivians – Desperation LP
Olivia Tremor Control – John Peel Session LP
Pixies – Doolittle LP; Come On Pilgrim LP; Trompe Le Monde LP; Bossanova LP
Portishead – s/t LP; Third LP
Pro Life – Overheated b/w Gold Leaves 7”
Radioactivity – s/t LP
Sampha – Too Much 7”
Savages – Silence Yourself LP
Shoes This High – Straight To Hell LP
Silver Mt. Zion – Fuck Off, Get Free… LP
Soft Moon – Zeros LP
Songs: Ohia Magnolia Electric Co. 2LP; s/t LP; The Lioness LP
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – Wig Out At Jagbags LP, CD
Sun 0)))/Ulver – Terrestrials CD
Tame Impala – Innerspeaker 2LP; Lonerism 2LP
Tara Jane O’Neil – Where Shine New Lights LP
Tower Of Light – s/t LP
Various – 78 Project Vol. 1 LP
Various – Eccentric Soul: The Dynamic Label 2LP
Various – Eccentric Soul: The Prix Label 2LP
Violet Femmes – s/t LP
Warpaint – s/t LP, CD; The Fool 2LP
Water Liars – s/t LP
Xiu Xiu – Angel Guts: Red Classroom LP