Heading downstairs for this week's Used Vinyl Alert, step into our cool basement for some midsummer night's HEAT! Big names in jazz, pop, blues and contemporary indie await you in mass quantities.

We kick off with jazz, where a nice crop of collectible/early Blue Note LPs are joined by classics from Coleman Hawkins, Herbie Hancock, Yusef Lateef, Gabor Szabo, Django Reinhardt, Ornette Coleman, Carla Bley, Hermeto Pascoal, Miles Davis, Jimmy McGriff, John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Reece, Big John Patton, Freddie Roach, Baby Face Willette, and Hank Mobley.

Classic rock cornerstones are here from Fleetwood Mac, the Band, Bob Dylan, Captain Beefheart, David Bowie, the Kinks, the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, the Doors, the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Penn, Elvis Costello, Beth Orton, Randy Newman, and the Cars, plus more from James Trumbo, Brahman, Pot Liquor, and Circus Maximus.

Loads of contemporary indie and alt stuff this week, beginning with a deep haul of recent emo and post-hardcore from Balance and Composure, Brand New, Modern Baseball, Bright Eyes, Joyce Manor, Pianos Become the Teeth, Whirr, Touche Amore, American Football, and plenty more in that vein. We also see LPs from Brian Jonestown Massacre, Cave, Fidlar, Bill Callahan, the Black Angels, L7, A Place to Bury Strangers, Queens of the Stone Age, Interpol, 311, Lagwagon, Ty Segall, Tool, Blur, and Julien Baker.

Many eighties flavors here in this week, including lots of cool, hard to find singles from New Order, Depeche Mode, Madonna, the Cure, and OMD, plus nice LPs from the Butthole Surfers, the Bevis Frond, Violent Femmes, Saxon, Devo, and Ozzy.

The blues zone is rich this week with LPs from Memphis Slim, Edith Wilson, Bessie Smith, Brownie McGhee, Gatemouth Brown, Howlin Wolf, BB King, Muddy Waters, Hooker and Heat, Randy Brook, and loads of cool compilations. Funk and soul is in from Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, Bootsy Collins, the Time, Prince, Betty Wright, Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, MFSB, Otis Redding, Ted Taylor, and Isaac Hayes. Hip hop from Joey Badass and Vince Staples pairs with killer reggae from the Gladiators and Peter Tosh, plus we have some great Billie Holiday, Julie London, and Edith Piaf records! 

We close out with a nice run of disco and electronic including great ones from Patrick Cowley, JM Jarre, Martin Circus, Donna Summer, Cherrelle and Chic, plus a cool swath of children's LPs and a whole lot of fresh marked down NEW LPs in the sale bin!