New Arrivals (6/11/13)

Don’t be a tyrant, new-music isn’t “just a bunch of noise” & the kids won’t judge you.

Surfer Blood’s romantic new full-length.

Sonny & The Sunsets, preferably “wonky” new album.

Eisley’s latest.

Reissue of early, new-punk heros The Menzingers.

Murs & Sasha Jenkins & Daryl Jenifer (from Bad Brains) new group The White Mandingo’s

Two, R. Stevie Moore reissues!
Delicate Tension

Glad Music

An impressive dance record for fans of: Early Daft Punk, LCD Soundsystem, Treasure Fingers, Hercules & Love Affair.

Incredible COOL lo-fi honky-funk from Shawn Lee & AM

New Arrivals 6/11/13)

imagesMore of a traditionalist? Check out what: Country/Jazz/Soul/Funk/Pop was released this week.

Jason Isbell (ex-Drive-By Trucks) latest.

Chet Baker – Jazz Musician reissue for under $13.

More southern-soul from Irma Thomas.

Magnificent Scott Walker box set (first 5 solo LP’s)

Modern Outlaw Country from Sturgill Simpson (Bob recommends)

Killer African “Highlife” reissue’s from Ebo Taylor.

more Afro/Latin/Psych/Funk from Nico Gomez.

Solo Piano record from John Medeski.

Top 10 New Arrivals 6/8/13

Come on down to the shop this afternoon; chat us up! Make sure you check out this weeks hottest releases, and don’t forget, Ragged has the biggest selection of new vinyl, available in the region. Whatever you’re looking for, we’re looking for, and chances are, we found it.


  1. Surfer Blood – Python  (indie, akin to Smoking Popes, Pixies, Aztec Camera)
    74 metacritic score
    Python here:
  2. Flume – Flume  (Hip-Hop instruments ala DJ Shadow, Lilacs & Champagne, Clams Casino)
  3. 73 metacritic score
    Stream Flume here:
  4. Boards Of Canada – Tomorrow’s Harvest (lush Electronica ala:  Air, Caribou, Four Tet)
    88 metacritic score
    Stream Tomorrow’s Harvest here:
  5. Purson – The Circle & The Blue Door
    Stream Circle & Blue Door here:
  6. Atheist –  “early album reissues (First 4 album reissues of 90’s “tech-metal” giants).
    Info here:
  7. Classixx – Hanging Gardens (House, akin to: Treasure Fingers, Daft Punk, Ed Banger Records)
    Stream Hanging Gardens here:
  8. Baris Manco – Sakla Samani Gelir Zamani (Turkish heavy pysch)
    Info here:
  9. Sonny & The Sunsets – Antenna To The Afterworld (indie ala:  Woods, The Fresh & Onlys, The Growlers)
    Stream Antenna… here:
  10. Spinal Tap – This Is Spinal Tap (hard rock comedy)
    85 metacritic score
    Stream This Is Spinal Tap (on Spotify) here:
    Spinal Tap – This Is Spinal Tap
  11. Black Sabbath – 13 (Rick Rubin produced obituary, from Metal Gods)
    71 metacritic score
    Stream 13 here:

Ragged Records Radio (5/13/13)


2 hours of recent favorites with a little help from our friends @ Impressive Stash.  It’s like a Ragged Radio show, minus Bob & Ben constantly bickering.

2013 Record Store Day Release.


2 for the metal-core set, Hydra Head re-releasing some hardcore gems.

American Nervoso (deluxe 2xLP)

Format: 12″ Vinyl
Label: Hydra Head
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
More Info:

Vinyl version of the remastered Botch debut full length, American Nervoso.  Contains bonus tracks not before available on vinyl.

Hutton’s Great Heat Engine, John Woo, Dali’s Praying Mantis, Dead for a Minute, Oma, Thank God for Worker Bees, Rejection Spoken Softly, Spitting Black, Hives, Stupid Me (bonus track), Spitting Black (Extended Version), Hutton’s Great Heat Engine (Demo), Rejection Spoken Softly (Demo), John Woo (Demo)

Cave In

Until Your Heart Stops

Format: 12″ Vinyl
Label: Hydra Head
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
More Info:

Vinyl repress of the long out of print breakout full length, Until Your Heart Stops.



2013 Record Store Day Release.


Country Joe and the FishI Feel Like I’m Fixin To DieDETAILS
Format: 12″ Vinyl
Label: Vanguard
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
More Info:Re-issue of Country Joe & the Fish’s landmark 1967 psychedelic album. Newly re-mastered from the original tapes.


Mixtapes Daily 4/11/13 by Ragged Records.

MTDMixtapes Daily is a collection of NEW & Notable music coming soon to a Record Store near you… Hopefully that Store is Ragged Records, 418 E. 2nd St, Davenport Iowa. Visit us online @

1) Paramore – Ain’t It Fun
2) Anika – In The City
3) Woolfy – Junior’s Throwin Craze
4) West African Rhythm Brothers – Ominira
5) James Blake – Overgrown
6) Morrissey Sing Your Life
7) The Thermals – The Sunsets
8) Ken Mode – Counter Culture Complex (
9) K-X-P – Easy (infinity waits)
10) The Soft Moon – Want
11) Harmonia – Watussi