Friday, April 17, 2009

Tomorrow : 2nd Annual Record Store Day!


Record Store Day has grown leaps and bounds from last year's initial incarnation. Now, it has become the equivalent of going out and shopping on the day after Thanksgiving, minus the cold, the pushy soccer moms, and the trampling deaths (let's hope...). This year, there are a ton of limited, exclusive RSD releases coming out this Saturday for the celebration, and a ton of others that are just being released in celebration of the day. Check out the list below for the things we think you would care about, or just check out the full list at the RSD website for anything we may have missed.
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RSD Limited, Exclusive Releases:
  • Andrew Bird/Lonely Dear split 7" (ltd. 1000 copies)
  • Akron/Family - Everyone is Guilty 7" 
  • Bad Religion 7" EP reissue (ltd. 1000 copies)
  • Black Moth Super Rainbow - Born on a Day 7" (ltd. 500 copies)
  • Blitzen Trapper - War is Placebo 7" (ltd. 1000-1500 copies)
  • Elvis Costello - Complicated Shadows 7"
  • Flaming Lips/Black Keys split 7"
  • Jenny Lewis & Elvis Costello - Carpetbaggers 7"
  • Jesus Lizard - Inch 7" Box Set
  • Leonard Cohen - The Future/Suzanne (live) 7"
  • Lykke Li/El Perro del Mar split 7"
  • Misfits - Walk Among Us LP reissue (presses on 140 gram vinyl)
  • My Morning Jacket - Celebracion de la Ciudad Natal 2x10" (ltd.)
  • Neil Young - Sugar Mountain Live at Canterbury House 1968 2LP (200g vinyl!!)
  • New Order - Temptation/Hurt 7"
  • Radiohead - vinyl EP reissues
  • Talking Heads - 77 LP reissue (180g vinyl)
  • The Decemberists - The Rake Song 7" (ltd. 2000)
  • The Smiths - Headmaster Ritual 7" (first time as US 7")
  • Tom Waits - Live from the Glitter & Doom Tour 7"
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz LP
Here in Austin, there are a lot of stores celebrating the day: Antone's Record Shop, Backspin Records, End of an Ear, Snake Eyes Vinyl, Sound on Sound, and Waterloo Records, to name my personal favorites. 

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