Friday, August 23, 2013

Vinyl Record News & Music Notes

from our friends at SoundStageDirect

This Week's Bestselling Vinyl Records at SoundStageDirect

1. Evanescence - Fallen: 10th Anniversary
2. Allman Brothers - Eat A Peach
3. MFSL Record Brush
4. Pink Floyd - The Wall
5. Rolling Stones - Hot Rocks 1964-1971
6. Yes - Yesterdays
7. Billy Joel - 52nd Street
8. Eagles - Hotel California
9. Electric Light Orchestra - Zoom
10. Man Of Steel: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

The LARGEST Selection of New Releases & Vinyl Reissues Online!
New Releases & Featured Vinyl Records
Weezer (Green Album) by Weezer
Barton Hollow by Civil Wars
John Coltrane: The Complete Sun Ship Session by John Coltrane
Skid Row by Skid Row
Daddy Plays The Horn (Pure Pleasure) by Dexter Gordon
Elephant by The White Stripes
The Traveler - Black (No Cartridge) (1st Generation) by VPI Traveler
Fleetwood Mac 1969-1972 (Box Set) by Fleetwood Mac
Hermit Of Mink Hollow by Todd Rundgren


from Tim at Sundazed

"We don’t sell notebooks and we’re fresh out of #2 pencils, but boy, do we have damn great music... Get an A+ in music history with a little help from the SUNDAZED FALL SALE... Long after you’ve forgotten all those trigonometry factoids, you’ll still be enjoying these incredible albums, available right now at lunch money prices!"



new release from our friends at MusicOnVinyl (release dates are August 26th)

Sly & The Family Stone - Higher! 

Released in celebration of Sly Stone's 70th birthday, Higher! is the first career-spanning anthology to celebrate the musician whose funk has influenced everyone from Miles Davis and Michael Jackson to Public Enemy and the Roots. This 8LP collection offers the chance to experience the songs you know and love but often in alternate versions, including mono singles, demos, instrumental tracks, live concert and television recordings, and more. The box set features 77 tracks, 17 of them previously unreleased.

These tracks are supplemented by a painstakingly detailed 104-page book featuring a liner notes essay, a beautifully-illustrated timeline of Sly's career, track-by-track annotations, rare and uncirculated photography, 45 rpm label and picture sleeve repros, eye-popping vintage concert posters and ticket stubs from Sly & The Family Stone shows, and more. Compiled by Dutch authorities Edwin & Arno Konings, the track-by-track annotations contain excerpts from Thank You, the Koningses' own forthcoming biography of Sly & The Family Stone. (
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • 104 page booklet

Faith No More - Album Of The Year

The last album of Faith No More was a worthy goodbye to millions of fans worldwide. Having a new guitarist in their ranks, the band recorded 12 fresh songs in the comfort of bassist Billy Gould's home studio. These sessions produced two hits:  "Ashes To Ashes" and "Last Cup Of Sorrow". Straightforward and concise, the album sequence takes no prisoners and delivers an outstanding Faith No More experience. 

At its release in 1997 Album Of The Year was pressed on LP in small quantities, making original vinyl copies very hard to find. With the reissue of Music On Vinyl, thousands of fans can again enjoy this album the way it should be heard - on wax! To stir up some attention we've thrown in a special first run of 2000 copies on GOLD vinyl – must be seen to be believed. Don't sleep on this one.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • First 2000 copies pressed on GOLD coloured vinyl and hand numbered. Afterwards available on black.

super article about vinyl, well worth the time to read:

Scratching the Surface Ralph Gardner Jr. Goes on Record With Questlove and John Varvatos


Tower Records celebrates 20 years of bringing music to Dublin


Butthole Surfers to re-press their first four albums on vinyl


Beatles ‘Live at the BBC, Vol. 2' Coming in October


man, how sad, if it's not about the money, donate to charity, but please get together for a show!

Don't Hold Your Breath Waiting for a 50th Anniversary Byrds Reunion


Blink 182 confirm plans to reunite and release new album in 2014


John Lennon's Tooth Continues Odd Journey: Owner Seeks Beatle's DNA-Dentist who bought artifact at auction hopes to clone former Beatle

a while ago i told you about a John Lennon Nehru jacket, well it sold for about $10,900 at auction to a woman who wishes to remain anonymous. She said she and her husband are absolutely delighted with the purchase, and that it will be the latest addition to the already extensive collection of Beatles memorabilia at their home.

grew up listening to this band, would love to see them live...

UFO Announce North American Tour Dates


album cover art of the day:

RUNNING WILD: Complete 'Resilient' Album Details Revealed


our friends at are having a SUMMER BLOWOUT SALE HERE

New Music Releases - September 2013

Sept. 3

Acoustic Syndicate - Rooftop Garden 
Addison Groove and Sam Binga - BS3 EP (12")
Akos Rozmann - Images of the Dream and Death (3xLP) 
Andy Fitts - Smoky Wilds
Arabrot - Arabrot (vinyl)
Ariana Grande - Yours Truly
Ashanti - BraveHeart
At the Drive-In - Relationship of Command (reissue) (vinyl)
Bastille - Bad Blood
Blu - No York! (4xLP) 
BNJMN - Hummingbird (12")
Bonobo - Cirrus (picture disc) (12")
Califone - Stitches
Cannibal Corpse - The Wretched Spawn (picture disc LP) 
Celestial Shore - 10x
Chelsea Wolfe - Pain Is Beauty (vinyl)
Clara Moto - Joy Departed (12")
Cosmonauts - Persona Non Grata (vinyl)
Cyrus and Honduras Pireh - Cyrus and Honduras Pireh (vinyl)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra - Studio Ghibli Kokyo Kyokushu (vinyl)
Dave Holland - Prism (vinyl)
Dbridge - Move Way (12")
Dead Air - Dead Air (vinyl)
Denitia and Sene - His & Hers (vinyl)
Destruction Unit - Deep Trip (vinyl)
Diarrhea Planet - I'm Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams (vinyl)
Dim Peaks - Time of Joy (vinyl)
Ditt Inre - Vard Mer an Guld (vinyl)
DJ Koze - Let's Love/I Want to Sleep (12")
DOA - War on 45 (vinyl)
Dream Theater - Octavarium (2xLP)
Drew Price - Friends and Family 
Dysmorphic - A Notion of Causality
Emblazoned - The Living Magisterium
Evocation - Excised And Anatomised
Factor - Woke Up Alone (vinyl)
Fantastic Mr. Fox - The Trap (12")
Flight Facilities - I Didn’t Believe (remixes) (12")
Gap Dream - Chill Spot (7")
Ghost Outfit - I Want You to Destroy Me (vinyl)
Ginkgo - Manopause (vinyl)
Girl On Fire - Not Broken 
Glasvegas - Later... When The TV Turns To Static
Glenn Lewis - Moment of Truth
GOG - Ironworks
Gorguts - Colored Sands
Grey Reverend - A Hero's Lie
Grooms - Infinity Caller
Heldon - Interface (vinyl)
Hellsongs - These are Evil Times (vinyl)
Holograms - Forever
Holy Ghost! - Dynamics
Hookworms - Pearl Mystic
Hysterics - Club Constructions Vol. 5 (12")
Imaginary People - Imaginary People (EP)
Interstellar Funk - House Train (12")
Jackson and His Computer Band - Glow (vinyl)
Jaheim - Appreciation Day
Janis Siegel - NightSongs 
Jefferson Starship - Live in Central Park NYC May 12, 1975
Jel - Late Pass
Jenks Miller - Spirit Signal (vinyl)
Jetplane Landing - Don't Try (vinyl)
Joachim Nordwall and Mika Vainio - Monstrance
john legend - Love In the Future
Jonathan Rado - Law and Order (vinyl)
Joy Wellboy - Yorokobi's Mantra
Kavinsky - Odd Look (12")
King Khan & the Shrines - Idle No More
Kreator - Dying Alive (DVD/2-CD)
Laura Veirs - Warp & Weft (vinyl)
Leaders - Indomitable
Lonnie Holley - Keeping A Record Of It
Lorn - Debris (10")
Loss of Self - Twelve Minutes
M.G. Boulter - The Water or the Wave (vinyl)
Men Among Animals - Buried Handsome (vinyl)
Mind Enterprises - My Girl (12")
Modern Life Is War - Fever Hunting
Moritz Von Oswald Trio - Blue (vinyl)
My Cat Is an Alien - The Ocean Above Your Heads 
My Ticket Home - Strangers Only
Nadine Shah - Love Your Dum and Mad (vinyl)
Natalia Kills - Trouble
Nedelle Torrisi - Nedelle Torrisi
Neil Young - Live at the Cellar Door 1970
Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks (2xLP+CD) 
Nirvana - Unplugged in New York (reissue) (vinyl)
North Mississippi Allstars - World Boogie Is Coming
Oberhofer - Notalgia (10") (EP)
Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium (2xLP)  
Old Habits - Bury Everything
Over the Rhine - Meet Me at the Edge of the World
Pink Frost - Sundowning
Raheem DaVaughn - A Place Called Loveland
Raspberry Bulbs - Deformed Worship (vinyl)
ReVamp - Wild Card 
Richard Buckner - Surrounded
Richard Youngs - Summer Through My Mind (vinyl)
Rod Stewart - Rarities
Roky Erickson - Don't Slander Me (2xLP)  
Roky Erickson - Evil One (2xLP) 
Roky Erickson - Gremlins Have Pictures (LP+7")
Rone - Let's Go (12")
RZA and Yoko Ono - Greenfield Morning (10")
Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion - Wassaic Way (vinyl)
Scott and Charlene's Wedding | Fawn Spots - Split (7")
Scud Mountain Boys - Do You Love the Sun (vinyl)
Sensations Fix - Fragments of Light (vinyl)
Shapednoise - Until Human Voices Wake Us (vinyl)
Shreddy Krueger - The Grieving
Sleepmakeswaves - And So We Destroyed Everything (2xLP+CD) 
Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania: Live in NYC 
Suicidal Tendencies - Collection 
Surf City - We Knew It Was Not Going To Be Like This (vinyl)
SWiiiM - Cellophane Castle 
Tamar Braxton - Love & War
The 1975 - The 1975 (2xLP)
The Band - The Last Waltz (reissue) (3xLP)
The Dead C - Armed Courage (vinyl)
The Dream Syndicate - The Day Before Wine and Roses (Radio KPFK, Los Angeles 1982) (vinyl)
The Gorillas - Message to the World (vinyl)
The Jim Jones Revue - Burning Your House Down (vinyl)
The Jim Jones Revue - The Jim Jones Revue (vinyl)
The Julie Ruin - Run Fast (vinyl)
The Notorious B.I.G. - Ready to Die (reissue) (2xLP)
The Safety Fire - Mouth Of Swords
The Tomb Weavers - Andrew (7")
The Victor Dimisich Band - The Victor Dimisich Band (vinyl)
The White Stripes - Elephant (reissue) (2xLP)
Thranenkind - The Elk
Tomorrows Tulips - Experimental Jelly (vinyl)
Tremor - Proa
Turisas - Turisas2013
TV Ghost - Disconnect (vinyl)
Van Joy - God Loves You When You’re Dancing (EP)
Various Artists - Boardwalk Empire Volume 2: Music From The HBO® Original Series
Various Artists - Sweet Relief Vol. III: Pennies From Heaven
Vattnet Viskar - Sky Swallower
Vice - Flawed 
Vista Chino - Peace
Volcano Choir - Reprave
War Generation - Start Somewhere Never
White Poppy - White Poppy (vinyl)
Whore Paint - Swallow My Bones (vinyl)
Work/Death - Phone About to Ring (vinyl)
World's Fair - Bastards Of The Party
You - Laserscape (vinyl)
Youth Code - Youth Code
Yves De Mey - Metrics (vinyl)

Sept. 10

2 Chainz - B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time
A$AP Ferg - Trap Lord (2xLP)
Andrea Tomasi - Hurricane Dream
Arbouretum - A Gourd of Gold (gold vinyl)
Arctic Monkeys - AM (deluxe edition)(LP+7")
ARMS - EP 2 (vinyl) 
Balance and Composure - The Things We Think We're Missing
Body Language - Grammer
Body/Head - Coming Apart (vinyl)
Brian Wright - Rattle Their Chains
City and Colour - The Hurry and the Harm (vinyl)
Covenant - Leaving Babylon
Death Ray Vision - We Ain't Leavin' Till You're Bleedin'
Delorean - Apar (vinyl)
Delorean - Subiza 
Down To Nothing - Life On The James
Drive-By Truckers – Alabama Ass Whuppin' (2xLP) 
Earth, Wind And Fire - Now, Then & Forever
Eliza Moore - Everything to Me (EP)
Emiliana Torrini - Tookah (vinyl)
Factory Floor - Factory Floor
Farewell, My Love - Gold Tattoos
Fit For An Autopsy - Hellbound
Forest Fire - Screens (vinyl)
George Jones - Amazing Grace
Gloria Estefan  The Standards
Goldfrapp - Tales of Us (vinyl)
Helms Alee / Ladder Devils - split (7")
Homeboy Sandman - All That I Hold Dear (12")
J Roddy Walston and The Business - Essential Tremors (vinyl) 
Jacuzzi Boys - Jacuzzi Boys (vinyl)
Janelle Monae - The Electric Lady
JD Eicher & The Goodnights - Into Place
Jessy Lanza - Pull Back My Hair
Joanna Gruesome - Weird Sister
Kaskade - Atmosphere
Katatonia - Dethroned and Uncrowned
Keith Urban - Fuse
Lil Daggers - No Pizza No Peace (EP)
Lil Keke - Awready
Lissie - Back To Forever
London Grammar - If You Wait
Man Man - On Oni Pond (vinyl)
Maps - Vicissitude
Mark Knopfler - Privateering (2xLP)
Max Richter - Wadjda 
Moodoïd - Moodoïd (EP)
Moving Mountains - Moving Mountains (vinyl)
Moving Units - Neurotic Exotic 
Nicki Bluhm And The Gramblers - Nicki Bluhm And The Gramblers (vinyl) 
Obits - Bed and Bugs (vinyl)
Piers Faccini - Between Dogs and Wolves
Rathborne - SOFT
Refused - Everlasting (orange vinyl)
Rise Against - Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides and Covers 2000-2013 (vinyl) 
Sean Kingston - Back 2 Life
Sheryl Crow - Feels Like Home
Summer Camp - Summer Camp
T.R.A.S.E. - T.R.A.S.E.
Terry Malts - Nobody Realizes This Is Nowhere
Test of Time - The Price
The Albertans - Dangerous Anything 
The Black Watch - The End Of When
The Clash - Sound System (box set) 
The Clash - The Clash Hits Back 
The Orwells - Who Needs You (10")
The Rubens - The Rubens
The Starfolk - The Starfolk 
The Stepkids - Troubador
The Weeknd - Kiss Land
The White Buffalo - Shadows, Greys and Evil Ways (vinyl)
Trombone Shorty - Say That to Say This
Two Cow Garage - The Death of the Self-Preservation Society
Willis Earl Beal - Nobody Knows (vinyl)
Yes - Big Generato (vinyl)
Youngblood Brass Band - Pax Volumi (2xLP) 

Sept. 17

7 Seconds - 7 Seconds (EP)
A Storm Of Light - Nations To Flames
Aisha Burns - Life in the Midwater (vinyl)
Alan Parsons Project - Robot: Legacy Edition
Anamanaguchi - Endless Fantasy (vinyl)
Angele David-Guillou - Kourouma (vinyl)
Arp - More (vinyl)
Ashes Of Ares - Ashes Of Ares
Bill Callahan - Dream River (vinyl)
Billy Currington - We Are Tonight
Blouse - Imperium (vinyl)
Braids - Flourish / Perish (2xLP)
Bushwalking - No Enter (vinyl)
Campfire OK - When You Have Arrived
Carcass - Surgical Steel 
Carol Kleyn - Return of the Silkie (vinyl)
Celestial Shore - 10x (vinyl)
Charles Murdoch - Charles Murdoch (12")
Chevonne and the Fuzz - Fire at Will (EP) 
Chris Young - A.M.
Christopher Lennertz – Thanks For Sharing
Clark - Feast/Beast
Claude VonStroke - Urban Animal 
Cloud Control - Dream Cave
College - Heritage (vinyl)
Cosmic Psychos - Cosmic Psychos + Down on the Farm
Cosmic Psychos - Go the Hack
Crystal Stilts - Nature Noir (vinyl)
Cult of Luna - Vertikal II
Daedelus - Drown Out (vinyl)
Dangerkids - Collapse
Dave Aju and the Invisible Art Trio - Look Out Above (12")
Dead Meadow - Dead Meadow (reissue) (vinyl)
Deaf Havana - Old Souls
DJ Koze - Kosi Comes Around (2xLP)
Doctor Zygote - Grupo Zygote (vinyl)
Dog Bite - LA EP (12")
Donato Dozzy - Plays Bee Mask (2xLP)
Drake - Nothing Was The Same
Dream Boys - Dream Boys (vinyl)
Eight Bells - The Captain’s Daughter (vinyl)
Elvis Costello and The Roots - Wise Up Ghost 
ETHS - Soma (expanded edition)
ETHS - Tadeium Vitae 
Eyes Set To Kill - Masks
Factory Floor - Factory Floor
Felix Martin - The Scenic Album 
Forest Swords - Engravings (vinyl)
From Autumn To Ashes - The Fiction We Live (vinyl)
Goldfrapp - Tales of Us
Grateful Dead - Sunshine Daydream (1972 concert) (vinyl)
Grave Miasma - Odori Sepulcrorum
Gregory Porter - Liquid Spirit
Grouplove - Spreading Rumours (vinyl)
Guido Mobius - Though the Darkness Gathers
Gwar - Battle Maximus
Haken - The Mountain
Handsome - Handsome (vinyl)
Holy Ghost! - Dynamics (2xLP)
I See Stars - New Demons
Immortal - Battles In The North (reissue)
Immortal - Blizzard Beast (reissue)
Isis - Celestial
Islands - Ski Mask (vinyl)
Jack Johnson -  From Here To Now To Yo
Jake Bellows - New Ocean (vinyl)
Joel RL Phelps and the Downer Trio - Gala 
Johnathan Rice - Good Graces 
Johnny Thunders - Hurt Me (2xLP)
Jono McCleery - Ballade (10")
Justin Moore - Off The Beaten Path
Keep Shelly in Athens - At Home (vinyl)
Kvartetten Som Sprangde - Kattvals (vinyl)
Lake - The World Is Real (vinyl)
Lawrence - Films and Windows (2xLP)
Magik Markers - Ice Skater / Machines (7")
Mark Lanegan - Imitations
Mark Pickerel & His Praying Hands - Tess
Maybach Music Group - Self Made, Vol. 3
MMG Presents - Self Made, Vol. 3
Mum - Smilewound (vinyl)
Nathan Salsburg - Hard For to Win and Can't Be Won (vinyl)
Nightmares On Wax - Feelin' Good
Over the Rhine - Meet Me at the Edge of the World (2xLP)
Peter Gabriel - Live in Athens 1987
Pinkish Black - Razed To The Ground
Placebo - Loud Like Love
Refused - Everlasting (vinyl)
Residual Echoes - The Middle Path (vinyl)
Ringworm - Bleed
Robbie Basho - Visions of the Country (reissue) (vinyl)
Royal Bangs - Brass (vinyl)
Said The Whale - hawaiii
Sam Fermin - Sam Fermin
Saroos - Return (vinyl)
Satyricon - Satyricon
Sebadoh - Defend Yourself (vinyl)
SISU - Blood Tears
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Fly By Wire (vinyl)
Speed the Plough - The Plough and the Stars (vinyl)
Starship - Loveless Fascination
Steve Hauschildt - S/H (2xCD)
Stray From The Path - Anonymous
Subrosa - More Constant Than the Gods
Sun Araw - On Patrol (reissue) (2xLP)
Susanna and Ensemble Neon - The Forester (vinyl)
Take Offense - United States of Mind
the band in Heaven - Caught in a Summer Swell
The Band - Live at the Academy of Music 1971
The Bloody Beetroots - HIDE 
The Darcys - Warring
The Devil Wears Prada - 8:18
The Dirtbombs - Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-Blooey! (vinyl)
The Mission - The Brightest Light 
The Naked and Famous - In Rolling Waves
The National Jazz Trio of Scotland - Standards Vol. II (vinyl)
The Presets - Pacifica
The Sadies - Internal Sounds
Toad The Wet Sprocket - New Constellation
Tom Odell - Long Way Down
Tony Joe White - Hoodoo
Trentemøller - Lost (2xLP)
Twin Forks - Twin Forks (EP)
Tyr - Valkyrja
Ulcerate - Vermis
Various Artists - Afrobeat Airways 2: Return Flight to Ghana 1974-1983 (2xLP)
Various Artists - Inside Llewyn Davis OST (vinyl)
Why? - Golden Tickets (vinyl)
Windhand - Soma (vinyl)
Wintersun - Time I (vinyl) 
Wintersun - Wintersun (vinyl) 
Wolvserpent - Perigaea Antahkarana (vinyl)
Wymond Miles - Passion Plays (7")
Yip Deceiver - Medallius (vinyl)
Yoko Ono - Take Me To The Land of Hell

Sept. 24

A Skylit Drive - Rise
Andrew St James - Doldrums
Au Revoir Simone - Move In Spectrums
Black Label Society - Unblackened (blu-ray/DVD/CD) 
Cher - Closer To The Truth
Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe (vinyl)
Crystal Antlers - Rattlesnake (7")
Deer Tick - Negativity
Dream Theater - Dream Theater (2xLP)
Elton John - The Diving Board
Frankie Rose - Herein Wild
Ghostpoet - Some Say I So I Say Ligh
Girls Against Boys - Ghost List (12")
Glamour Of The Kill - Savages
Gogol Bordello - Pura Vida Conspiracy (vinyl)
Gov't Mule - Shout!
Ha Ha Tonka - Lessons
Hirax - Immortal Legacy
Huerco S. - Colonial Patterns
Hunters - Hunters [Mom + Pop]
Icona Pop - This is…Icona Pop
Into It. Over It. - Intersections (vinyl)
Jason Derulo - Tattoos
Jesu - Every Day I Get Closer To The Light From Which I Came
Kelley Stoltz - Double Exposure (vinyl)
Kings of Leon - Mechanical Bull
Kirin J Callinan - Embracism (vinyl)
Love & Death - Between Here & Lost (reissue)
Matthew Good - Arrows of Desire 
Mazzy Star - Seasons Of Your Day
Metallica - Metallica Through The Never (2-CD)
Nirvana - In Utero (20th Anniversary)
Oh Land - Wish Bone
Pink Martini - Get Happy
Promised Land Sound - Promised Land Sound
Sammy Hagar - Sammy Hagar & Friends
Sleepmakeswaves - ...and so we destroyed everything
Sons of the Sea (Brandon Boyd of Incubus) - Sons of the Sea 
Steel Cranes - Ouroboros
Stewart Eastham - The Man I Once Was
Sting - The Last Ship
Sub Focus - Torus
Testament - First Strike Still Deadly (vinyl) (reissue)
Testament - Live At Eindhoven '87 (vinyl) (reissue)
The Foreign Exchange - Love in Flying Colors
The Fresh & Onlys - Soothsayer (EP)
The Knife - Deep Cuts (reissue) (2xLP)
The Knife - The Knife (reissue) (2xLP)
The Weeknd - Kiss Land (vinyl)
Touche Amore - Is Survived By (vinyl)
TRAAMS - Grin (vinyl)
TRC - Nation
Trentemøller - Lost
Wipers - Power In One (vinyl)
Zachary Cale - Blue Rider

Sept. 30

HAIM - Days Are Gone
Johnny Flynn - Country Mile 
Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience Part 2
Justin Timberlake - JT Complete Package
Kitchens Of Distinction - Folly
Lorde - Pure Heroine 
M+A - These Days
Nelly - M.O.
Oneohtrix Point Never - R Plus Seven
PINS - Girls Like Us
The Field - Cupid's Head
Van Morrison - Moondance: Deluxe Edition
Zoo Zero - Zoo Zero (vinyl)