Monday, April 28, 2014

Vinyl Record News & Music Notes

Cindertalk - Spero 7" Release

Cindertalk is the stage and studio name of multi-instrumentalist Jonny Rodgers (Mighty Purple, Awry, Ten Shekel Shirt, Son Lux) who plays tuned wine glasses and guitar. The album is called 'Spero' and features two songs, “Spero” and “Your Own Wings.” “Spero” is a song Jonny wrote about a former child slave he met at a benefit event. A portion of all proceeds from the album will be donated to which helps stop child trafficking.

It’s limited to 250 copies on pure white vinyl. The sleeve is matte finish with artwork by feather artist Chris Maynard. Renowned violinist Todd Reynolds plays violin, Colin Meyer plays drums and “Spero” was produced by Lawson White (Shakira) with mastering by Eric Dawson Tate (Looper score).

Get your copy HERE


interesting concept record to draw publicity to the disappearing tigers:

Can This Self-Destructing Vinyl Record Help the 400 Sumatran Tigers Left in the Wild? - An ‘endangered song’ by an Alaskan band and the Smithsonian's National Zoo raises awareness and funds for the imperiled species.

Read more HERE

Portugal. The Man - "Sumatran Tiger" - The Endangered Song


from our friends at SlyVinyl (look for their feed in the left margin!)

Dead Skeletons – Dead Comet // Limited to 500 Double A-Side Black Vinyl 12″

Death Waltz RSD Leftovers – Limited to 60 LPs or less


great RSD story out of canada:

Beautiful Relationships: On Record Store Day, a Local Industry in Sync


from the great state of minnesota

Vinyl finds revival with new wave of music lovers


nice article about our beloved "vinyls"

Why Vinyls Are Infinitely Better than MP3s


'Palo Alto' Soundtrack Featuring Blood Orange, Mac DeMarco Released


Three More Classic Rolling Stones Titles To Be Re-Issued on Clear Vinyl


Sailor Moon 20th Anniversary Tribute Album Goes Vinyl


Southern Lord to Release Expanded Edition of Excel's 'Split Image'


WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 4/20-4/26


for shits and giggles on a rainy monday:

19 Cutest Dogs on Album Covers


album cover art of the day:

JUDAS PRIEST To Release 'Redeemer Of Souls' Album In July; Title Track Available For Streaming