Record Store Day Drops 2020 - Oct 24

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Dexter Gordon Quartet

RSD Exclusive - Oct


1978 was a banner year for Dexter Gordon. Maxine Gordon (then Gregg) had started to manage his career and proved to be a one-woman tour de force. In signing with Columbia boosted his career. He moved to New York, forming and grooming his own band all at age 52! The wonderful quartet included George Cables on piano, Rufus Reid on bass, and Eddie Gladden on drums. This November 1978 concert at the Châteauvallon Jazz Festival highlights Dexter's joyous and fiery mood, peppering his solos with outrageous quotes from other songs.

Pressed on 180-gram vinyl for the first time.

SIDE A – Tangerine
SIDE B – More Than You Know

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Grateful Dead

RSD Exclusive - Oct


The Contender For The Cornell Crown
Buffalo 5/9/77
This 5 LP set with custom-etched 10th side, features arguably the best-ever renditions of “Help>Slip>Franklin’s” and “Comes A Time”. Remastered by Jeffrey Norman from the original analog board tapes and produced for release by David Lemieux

Side 1 – 1. Help On The Way 2. Slipknot

Side 2 – 1. Franklin’s Tower 2. Cassidy

Side 3 – 1. Brown-Eyed Woman 2. Mexicali Blues 3. Tennessee Jed

Side 4 – 1. Big River 2. Peggy-O 3. Sunrise

Side 5 – 1. The Music Never Stopped 2. Bertha 3. Good Lovin’

Side 6 – 1. Ship Of Fools

Side 7 – 1. Estimated Prophet 2. The Other One 3. Drums

Side 8 – 1. Not Fade Away 2. Comes A Time

Side 9 – 1. Sugar Magnolia 2. Uncle John’s Band

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David Gray

RSD Exclusive - Oct


1. “Please Forgive Me” 2. “Please Forgive Me (Live Solo Version)” 3. “Please Forgive Me (Paul Hartnoll Remix)” 4. “Please Forgive Me (Bin Liner Remix)”

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Humble Pie

RSD First - Oct


Following last year’s Humble Pie Official Bootleg Collection Volume 1 double LP comes the Official Bootleg Collection Volume 2, curating rare and previously (officially) unreleased live shows that were illicitly recorded between 1971 and 1981.

Emerging from the remnants of The Small Faces, Humble Pie formed in 1969 when guitarist and vocalist Steve Marriott joined forces with Peter Frampton, drummer Jerry Shirley and bassist Greg Ridley, and began their ascent to conquering the theatres and then arenas of North America, culminating in 1972’s double live Performance: Rockin’ The Filmore album. Frampton left in 1971 for a highly successful solo career, replaced by Colosseum's Clem Clempson, and it was this line-up that was captured in New York in 1971, at one of Clem’s first shows with the Pie. The extemporisations of Performance: Rockin’ The Filmore became the basis for much of Humble Pie's live repertoire for the remainder of the 1970s, but this 1971 New York show does include their unique take on Eddie Cochran's 'C’mon Everybody' and 'I Wonder' from the soon to be released Smokin' LP.

Side Two finds the Pie backed up by the soulful vocals of The Blackberries--Venetta Fields, Clydie King & Billie Barnum==who appear on “Oh La-De-Da”, ‘” Don’t Need No Doctor” and “30 Days In The Hole.”

Humble Pie split in 1975 following their Street Rats LP, but not before Side Three’s Philadelphia show on March 15, 1975, featuring ‘Four Day Creep’ and ‘I Don’t Need No Doctor’.
The Pie would eventually reform for 1980's “On To Victory” comeback record, this time with a line-up featuring Bobby Tench from the Jeff Beck Group on guitar and vocals and bassist Anthony “Sooty” Jones.

Side Four from Privates Club, N.Y.C. on March 25, 1981 features the epic 23 minute take of ‘30 Days in the Hole’ / ‘I Walk on Gilded Splinters’.

Housed in a gatefold sleeve, with plenty of rare memorabilia, the booklet features an essay based on new interviews with Pie drummer Jerry Shirley.

SIDE ONE
ACADEMY OF MUSIC N.Y.C.: DECEMBER 3, 1971
1. FOUR DAY CREEP, 2. C’MON EVERYBODY, 3. THE FIXER, 4. I WONDER
Steve Marriott: Guitar & Vocals / Jerry Shirley: Drums
Clem Clempson: Guitar / Greg Ridley: Bass

SIDE TWO
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, LONDON, BIBA WITH THE BLACKBERRIES: NOVEMBER 30, 1973
1. OH LA-DE-DA, 2. I DON’T NEED NO DOCTOR, 3. 30 DAYS IN THE HOLE
Steve Marriott: Guitar & Vocals / Jerry Shirley: Drums
Clem Clempson: Guitar / Greg Ridley: Bass
The Blackberries:
Venetta Fields / Clydie King / Billie Barnum

SIDE THREE
PHILADELPHIA: MARCH 15, 1975
1. FOUR DAY CREEP, 2. STONE COLD FEVER, 3. C’MON EVERYBODY, 4. I DON’T NEED NO DOCTOR
Steve Marriott: Guitar & Vocals / Jerry Shirley: Drums
Clem Clempson: Guitar / Greg Ridley: Bass

SIDE FOUR
PRIVATES CLUB, N.Y.C.: MARCH 25, 1981
1. 30 DAYS IN THE HOLE / I WALK ON GILDED SPLINTERS
Steve Marriott: Guitar & Vocals / Jerry Shirley: Drums
Bobby Tench: Guitar & Vocals
Anthony “Sooty” Jones: Bass & Vocals

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Ice Nine Kills

RSD Exclusive - Oct


45rpm maxi-single pressed on 10" silver and red splattered vinyl, die-cut to resemble a buzzsaw, as depicted in the video for hit track "SAVAGES".
Side A features album version tracks while Side B features acoustic versions.

SIDE A 1. SAVAGES 2. Your Number’s Up 3. Thriller
SIDE B 1. Stabbing In The Dark (Acoustic) 2. SAVAGES (Acoustic) 3. Thank God It’s Friday (Acoustic)

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Infectious Grooves

RSD Exclusive - Oct


Infectious Grooves, the funk metal supergroup led by Suicidal Tendencies frontman Mike Muir, is back! Take You On A Ride (EP) features three unreleased tracks from 1995 along with their first newly recorded song in years. Infectious Grooves features bassist Robert Trujillo (Metallica), drummer Brooks Wackerman (Avenged Sevenfold), Dean Pleasants (Suicidal Tendencies), and other veteran players.  The EP comes on 12" transparent orange vinyl, mastered at 45RPM, exclusively for Record Store Day 2020.

“Funny Farm”/ “Payback’s A Bitch”/ “What Goes Up” / “Take You On A Ride”

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Inhaler

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus - Oct


10" Single from the Dublin band Inhaler

SIDE A 1. My Honest Face
SIDE B 1. There’s No Other Place

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J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding

RSD First - Oct


1970’s J&K: Stonebone, by trombonists J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding, is the rarest of all A&M/CTI projects. The album has not been made available since its initial release in Japan. Not accessible on streaming platforms and long sought after by collectors, an original edition of this LP can sell for upwards of one thousand dollars. In addition to the two leaders, it features an all-star group, including George Benson, Herbie Hancock, Bob James, George Benson, Ron Carter and Grady Tate. Pressed on red vinyl.

SIDE A 1. Dontcha Hear Me Callin' To Ya? 2. Musings
SIDE B 1. Mojo 2. Recollections

J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding
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The Jones Sisters

RSD First - Oct


The original songs written for the EPIX television show Perpetual Grace, LTD. The Jones Sisters is made up of the show's creator, writer and director Steven Conrad, singer/songwriters Bobby Bare Jr, Lillie Mae and more. Released for Record Store Day 2020 on colored vinyl. 

1. “Comet” 2. “Iris” 3. “You Are Hurting Me”4. “Kawasaki Kx80” 5. “Resonate” 6. “Brother Down” 7. “The Power Of Your Soft Young Heart” 8. “My Old Old Lady” 9. “I Want To Get Something Going On” 10. “In The Lowrider Capitol of The World” 11. “Drunk (Chicago)” 12. “Restless as the Former Horses (Of Jesse James and William Bonney)” 13. “Y'all Bless Me Down”

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Judas Priest

RSD First - Oct


Sad Wings of Destiny is the second studio album by the English heavy metal group Judas Priest, released in 1976. It is considered the album on which Judas Priest consolidated their sound and image, and songs from it such as "Victim of Changes" and "The Ripper" have since become live standards. It is the only album to feature drummer Alan Moore.

LP1
SIDE A
1. Victim of Changes 2. The Ripper

SIDE B
1. Dreamer Deceiver 2. Deceiver

LP2
SIDE A
1. Prelude 2. Tyrant 3. Genocide

SIDE B
1. Epitaph 2. Island of Domination

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Lil' Kim

RSD First - Oct


Lil’ Kim’s first new album in fifteen years features Rick Ross, Musiq Soulchild, Rich The Kid, City Girls, and O.T. Genesis and now it’s been pressed on sky blue vinyl. 

SIDE A
1. Pray For Me (feat. Rick Ross & Musiq Soulchild), 2. Bag, 3. Catch My Wave (feat. Rich The Kid), 4. Go Awff, 5. Too Bad

SIDE B
1. You Are Not Alone, 2. Found You (feat. City Girls & O.T. Genasis), 3. Auto Blanco, 4. Jet Fuel, 5. Spicy (feat. Fabolous)

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Mark Knopfler

RSD First - Oct


First time on vinyl!

Aside from Knopfler’s silky score, the album contains tracks from Dire Straits, Elvis Costello, Francoise Hardy, The Stranglers, Hot Chocolate and Django Reinhardt.

“…nicely evokes the picture’s wistful, nostalgic atmosphere.” -All Music

Limited Edition - Pressed on clear vinyl


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Suede (The London Suede)

RSD Exclusive - Oct


Available on vinyl for the first time in the US for RSD2020, the album contains what Rolling Stone called “its triptych of instantly classic singles” - “The Drowners”, “Metal Mickey” and “Animal Nitrate”.
Originally released in March 1993, “Suede” was the fastest-selling debut album ever in the UK, and contains what Rolling Stone called “its triptych of instantly classic singles”: “The Drowners”, “Metal Mickey” and “Animal Nitrate”.

At the time, the album’s release in the US was hampered by an injunction from an existing US act called Suede. As a result, the band’s subsequent album releases in the US were ‘branded’ as being by “The London Suede”, but the first album was never re-branded until now. It’s pressed on 180g clear vinyl in the US for the first time as The London Suede.

Side One
1. “So Young” 2. “Animal Nitrate” 3. “She’s Not Dead” 4. “Moving” 5. “Pantomime Horse”
Side Two
1. “The Drowners” 2. “Sleeping Pills” 3. “Breakdown” 4. “Metal Mickey” 5. “Animal Lover” 6. “The Next Life”

Suede (The London Suede)
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Love Tractor

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus - Oct


Athens, Georgia instrumental college rock staples Love Tractor return with their original line up to rework early tracks for this RSD 7" with help from Doug Stanley & Joe Rowe of the Glands, Bill Berry of R.E.M., and with David Barbe and Jeff Calder holding down the studio. Two reworked originals to lead into their full catalog reissue series that kicks off in mid-2020.

“60 Degrees and Sunny” / “FEST-ivals”

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Makeup and Vanity Set

RSD First - Oct


The soundtrack for Batman: The Animated Series' documentary, Heart of Batman, comes from Makeup And Vanity Set, best known for his soundtrack work on top-charted podcasts 'Up and Vanished','To Live in Die in LA' and 'Atlanta Monster.'

This LP is packaged with a 12'' x 12'' booklet of artwork never before released from the acclaimed Batman: The Animated Series. The gatefold packaging itself is extremely unique in that when opened, there is another layer of Batwings to open, thus presenting the beloved 'Bat Symbol' in a layered-dimension form.

The LP's tri-color selection is Purple, Green, and White to represent Batman's arch-nemesis The Joker.

Side A: Heart of Batman/ Empathy / Standards / Timm / For Shirley / The Dark Knight

Side B: Shadows / Dark Deco / Alleyway / Ames / Vision / Heart of Batman (End Titles)

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Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush

RSD First - Oct


When headbanger historians look back on the important heavy metal and hard rock bands that were active during the '70s, Mahogany Rush's name doesn't come up nearly as often as Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Kiss, Van Halen, Judas Priest, Blue Öyster Cult or Aerosmith -- and that is regrettable because Frank Marino led one of the '70s' most exciting hard rock/metal outfits. Mahogany Rush is, without question, underrated. Marino's refusal to change with the times is just as well -- he is great at what he does, and the singer/guitarist is as inspired on original material as he is on performances of the Zombies' "She's Not There" and two Hendrix classics: "Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)" and "Red House."
Recorded live at Club Soda in Montreal, Canada on September 8, 2001.

First time on vinyl. Embossed deluxe gatefold with live photos and enhanced liner notes.


LP1
Side A:
1. Voodoo Chile, 2. Something’s Comin’ Our Way (Excerpt), 3. He’s Calling (Part 1)

Side B:
1. He’s Calling (Part 2), 2. Red House

LP2
Side C:
1. Guitar Prelude to a Hero, 2. Stories of a Hero, 3. Poppy (Part 1)

Side D:
1. Poppy (Part 2), 2. She’s Not There, 3. Crossroads, 4. She’s Not There (Return), 5. Poppy (Return) 1

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Maroon 5

RSD Exclusive - Oct


Maroon 5's hit single "Memories" & the Dillon Francis remix on 7" vinyl. Release Includes photo booklet.

“Memories”/”Memories (Dillon Francis remix)”

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Charles Mingus

RSD First - Oct


DOUBLE LP HOUSED IN A GATEFOLD JACKET
2ND LP CONTAINS TRACKS NEVER BEFORE RELEASED ON VINYL

Mingus Ah Um, the artist’s 1959 debut for Columbia is one of the most consequential albums in jazz or any other genre. The release is part of the Library of Congress National Recording Registry and has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. “Goodbye Pork Pie Hat”, “Boogie Stomp Shuffle”, “Open Letter To The Duke”… the release is packed with classics and is a best-selling release to this day.

For Record Store Day 2020 Get On Down presents Ah Um Redux, the full Ah Um record as you know and love it with a second LP featuring alternate takes from the session previously unreleased on vinyl.

A Side
1. Better Git It In Your Soul 2. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat 3. Boogie Stop Shuffle 4. Self-Portrait In Three Colors 5. Open Letter To Duke

B Side
1. Bird Calls 2. Fables Of Faubus 3. Pussy Cat Dues 4. Jelly Roll

C Side
1. Pedal Point Blues 2. GG Train 3. Girl Of My Dreams

D Side
1. Bird Calls (Alternate Take) 2. Better Git It In Your Soul (Alternate Take) 3. Jelly Roll (Alternate Take)

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Modern English

RSD Exclusive - Oct


Modern English’s most beloved song, in two versions, along with songs from the band’s 2016 album in a special RSD 2020 release featuring brand new reimagined artwork from original 4AD/Modern English designer Vaughan Oliver. 

1. “I Melt With You (Single Version)” 2. “I Melt With You (Single Version)” 3. “Not My Leader” 4. “Moonbeam” 

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Hugo Montenegro

RSD Exclusive - Oct


"You have taken what I write, play, and sing about to an even higher level of expression. "
-Stevie Wonder

Hugo Montenegro was a prolific composer and orchestra leader, best known for crafting dynamic film and television soundtracks throughout the 1960s and 1970s. In addition to original compositions, the New York native also recorded many unique interpretations of contemporary work by other artists. In 1974, Montenegro released Hugo In Wonder-Land, his take on the catalog of music icon Stevie Wonder. The album is entirely instrumental, offering a brand new perspective on Wonder’s acclaimed originals. Montenegro’s lush arrangements and Moog-heavy electronic elements make for a genre-bending classic that Stevie Wonder himself has championed. After years out of print, Hugo In Wonder-Land is now back on limited-edition vinyl.

“Living For The City”/”Too High”/”Superstition”/”You Are The Sunshine Of My Life”/”My Cherie Amour”/”Higher Ground”/”Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing”/”Shoo-Bee-Doo-Bee-Doo-Da-Day”/”You’ve Got It Bad, Girl”/”All In Love Is Fair”

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Bob Mould

RSD Exclusive - Oct


Exclusive to record stores for Record Store Day 2020, Demon Records presents Bob Mould’s Circle of Friends, the audio of the concert film, available on vinyl for the first time.
Recorded in 2006 at the legendary 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C, the performance includes the former Hüsker Dü and Sugar singer / guitarist running through classic cuts from his extensive catalogue. Pressed on double 180g heavyweight clear vinyl.

LP1 Side One
1. “The Act We Act” 2. “A Good Idea” 3. “Changes” 4. “Circles” 5. “Paralyzed” 6. “I Am Vision, I Am Sound”
LP1 Side Two
1. “Underneath Days” 2. “Hoover Dam” 3. “See A Little Light” 4. “High Fidelity” 5. “Hardly Getting Over It”
LP2 Side Three
1. “Could You Be The One?” 2. “I Apologize” 3. “Chartered Trips” 4. “The Receipt” 5. “Best Thing” 6. “Celebrated Summer”
LP 2 Side Four
1. “Beating Heart The Prize” 2. “Egoverride” 3. “If I Can't Change Your Mind” 4. “Helpless” 5. “Makes No Sense At All” 6. “Man On The Moon”

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Randy Newman

RSD First - Oct


First time on vinyl in decades.

“One of the best, most movingly evocative scores in Randy Newman’s long movie career… “ -All Music

“Warm-hearted and moving, this is one of the most treasured items in my film music collection.”  -Movie Wave

“…one of the finest in Newman’s canon.”   -Movie Music UK

Limited Edition  Pressed on custom blue vinyl

Randy Newman
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Randy Newman

RSD First - Oct


Back on vinyl for the first time in decades.

One of the 100 Scores Of All Time - Movie Music UK

"...one of the most defining, effective, and memorable sports scores of all time." -Filmtracks

Pressed on aqua blue vinyl.

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The Obsessed

RSD First - Oct


2020 is the 40th anniversary of the formation of The Obsessed, one of the preeminent bands in the worldwide stoner/doom scene. Led by Scott ""Wino"" Weinrich, a heavy music lifer admired and acclaimed by the likes of Dave Grohl, Pepper Keenan, Henry Rollins and Phil Anselmo, The Obsessed has been releasing milestone albums for decades on labels like Hellhound, Columbia and Relapse, with Wino himself playing and performing with members of Sleep, Neurosis, Foo Fighters, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath and more.


Since their earliest days, The Obsessed accumulated dozens of demos, b-sides, covers and alternate recordings, many of which were issued in various limited releases and an early-2000s collection called Incarnate.

Long out of print, Blues Funeral Recordings' new ultimate edition of The Obsessed’s Incarnate is completely remastered, features the addition of four new tracks, and is packaged with all new artwork, photos, and extensive new liner notes with Wino himself telling stories behind each long-lost gem.

The Obsessed 'Incarnate' Ultimate Edition will be released in a beautiful gatefold double LP package with a unique vinyl color configuration for Record Store Day.

LP ONE
A1 Yen Sleep, A2 Concrete Cancer, A3 Peckerwood Stomp, A4 Inside Looking Out, A5 Mental Kingdom

B1 Sodden Jackal, B2 Iron & Stone, B3 Indestroy, B4 Mourning, B5 Spirit Caravan, B6 Skybone

LP TWO
C1 On The Hunt, C2 No Blame, C3 Neatz Brigade, C4 Hiding Mask, C5 Endless Circles (live)

D1 Streetside, D2 Climate Of Despair, D3 Decimation, D4 Fears Machine, D5 Field Of Hours

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Daniel Pemberton & Samuel Sim

RSD Exclusive - Oct


A truly special two-sided picture disc featuring imagery unavailable elsewhere - one side features the cover art and the other, the floor of the Dark Crystal's chamber: a circle of 18 arcane symbols, one for each of the urSkeks that came to Thra during the first Great Conjunction.

Composer Daniel Pemberton reveals: “I wanted the music to be as magical as Thra itself – organic, imperfect, strange, mystical, otherworldly and wonderful. I wanted to create new sounds that felt like they came from the world itself, as well as using thematic large scale orchestral elements to bring an emotion to the journey of the characters.

There are two Dark Crystal picture discs being released for Record Store Day, with completely different track listings.

The 10 episode prequel to the groundbreaking 1982 fan favorite The Dark Crystal stars Taron Egerton, Star Wars’ Mark Hamill, Harry Potter’s Helena Bonham-Carter, Tomb Raider star Alicia Vikander and Outlander’s Caitriona Balfe.


SIDE A –
1. The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance – Daniel Pemberton 2. Another World, Another Time – Daniel Pemberton 3. Story Of The Dark Crystal – Daniel Pemberton 4. Rian + Mira Dreamfast – Daniel Pemberton 5. Aughra Awakes – Daniel Pemberton 6. The Crystal Chamber – Daniel Pemberton 7. Essence Draining – Daniel Pemberton
SIDE B –
1. What Lies At The Dream’s End – Daniel Pemberton 2. Together We Fight – Daniel Pemberton 3. The Blue Flames Part 1 – Daniel Pemberton 4. Deet In The Woods – Samuel Sim 5. Speak For The Dead – Daniel Pemberton 6. Brea And The Library – Samuel Sim 7. Her Light Faded – Daniel Pemberton

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Pepper

RSD First - Oct


Pepper’s most popular album was released in 2002 and has been out of print on vinyl fore more than a decade. This RSD 2020 edition is pressed on clear vinyl with a blue splatter. 

Side A: 01 “The Good Thing” 02 ”Stone Love” 03 “Dry Spell” 04 “Face Plant” 05 “Tradewinds” 06 “Stormtrooper” 07 “Ho's”
Side B: 08 “B.O.O.T.” 09 “Give It Up” 10 “Sitting On The Curb” 11 “Too Much” 12 “Tongues” 13 “Office”

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The Pineapple Thief

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus - Oct


The Pineapple Thief release a new red vinyl 12” featuring band favorites re-recorded with now full-time drummer Gavin Harrison.

“Someone Pull Me Out [Reworked]”/”Shoot First [Reworked]”/”Warm Seas [Reworked]”/”137 [Reworked]”

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Record Safari

RSD First - Oct


Since its discovery over 100 years ago, the vinyl record has revolutionized the way people hear and feel recorded music. Vinyl records are Alex Rodriguez’s drug, and he’s turned his addiction into a career. Running the Glass House record store and curating the on-site record store at the Coachella Music Festival, Alex spends weeks on the road, digging in crates across America, swapping stories with fellow collectors, musicians, enthusiasts and producers. Record Safari follows his travels, giving us an intimate inside look into the world of record collecting.

Featuring interviews with Pete Rock, Lenny Kaye, DJ Monalisa Murray, Oliver Wang, Valerie Calano, Slug and Ant from Atmosphere, Sheila Burgel, Steven Blush, Rebecca Birmingham, Jamison Harvey aka DJ Prestige, Kevin Patrick, and many more, the film explores the many reasons people become vinyl enthusiasts. Is it just a hobby or something deeper and more meaningful? What explains vinyl’s steady popularity in the age of streaming? Alex explores these and many more questions throughout the journey he takes with friends new and old.

Record Safari is a film for music lovers, and will reignite their passion for physical media. Tag along for the journey as Alex travels far and wide, searching high and low for these very sought-after pieces of plastic.

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Lou Reed & John Cale


RSD Exclusive - Oct


30th Anniversary edition of Lou Reed’s album recorded with his fellow Velvet Underground co-founder John. A concept album and tribute to their friend and mentor Andy Warhol who had died a couple of years earlier…

“…here they [Reed & Cale] paint a portrait of Warhol that has far more depth and poignancy than his public image would have led one to expect. It's a moving and deeply felt tribute to a misunderstood man, and it's a pleasure to hear these two comrades-in-arms working together again, even if their renewed collaboration was destined to be short-lived.” All Music Review

This double vinyl edition, exclusive to Record Store Day is pressed on audiophile, heavyweight vinyl and includes an etching on Side 4. Limited to 8500 copies worldwide.

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Keith Richards

RSD Exclusive - Oct


This red vinyl 7” single features the rare Keith Richards track “Key To The Highway” which only ever saw release on the Japanese version of the album Main Offender, along with that album’s classic “Hate It When You Leave.” 

"Hate It When You Leave" b/w "Key To The Highway"

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The Rolling Stones

RSD Exclusive - Oct


The first official Rolling Stones’ rarities collection, Metamorphosis, was originally released in June 1975 to try to outwit the bootleggers. The release combines legendary outtakes and rarities as well as the wealth of demos that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards composed for other artists, which were subsequently re-recorded by the Stones themselves. The collection includes an orchestrated version of “Out Of Time,” recently featured in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. The Record Store Day 2020 limited edition of the UK version of Metamorphosis will be released on hunter green vinyl and includes a full color exclusive iron-on t-shirt transfer of the album artwork, which alludes to Franz Kafka’s novella “The Metamorphosis,” the story of a man who wakes up one morning to find himself inexplicably transformed into a huge insect.

SIDE A –
1. Out Of Time 2. Don't Lie to Me 3. Some Things Just Stick in Your Mind 4. Each and Every Day of the Year 5. Heart of Stone 6. I'd Much Rather Be With the Boys 7. (Walkin' Thru The) Sleepy City 8. We're Wastin' Time 9. Try a Little Harder
SIDE B –
1. I Don't Know Why 2. If You Let Me 3. Jiving Sister Fanny 4. Downtown Suzie 5. Family 6. Memo from Turner 7. I'm Going Down

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Royal Horses

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus - Oct


The much-anticipated, full-length debut album from Royal Horses, a South Mississippi-based Americana trio, featuring ten original songs recorded in New Orleans. Music critic Mik Davis has called the album a "stunning first chapter for the powerful trio." Released exclusively on 180g audiophile vinyl, each purchase comes with a free digital download that is not otherwise available on traditional music streaming sites. THIS TITLE IS CHAMPIONED BY T-BONES RECORDS & CAFÉ IN HATTIESBURG MS. IT’S AVAILABLE TO ALL STORES BUT WILL MOST LIKELY BE FOUND IN THAT REGION. 

1). Bottom of the Chart, 2). A Modern Man's Way to Improve, 3). Valley of the New, 4). Who Do You Know?, 5). There She Walks, 6). Leave a Light, 7). Call it War, 8). Rattlesnake Smoking a Cigarette, 9). Ruby Do, 10). BLD

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Ryuichi Sakamoto

RSD Exclusive - Oct


This Record Store Day 2020 exclusive features tracks from acclaimed composer Ryuichi Sakamoto (The Revenant, The Last Emperor) heard in "Smithereens" - the second episode of the fifth series of the anthology series Black Mirror. The cover art showcases an original design from Sakamoto’s long-time collaborator, Alva Noto.

“meditation app”, “plot”, “this is my last day”, “hayley”, “prey”, “chain smoking addict”, “chase”, “reverse surface”, “closing in”, “countdown”, “retreat”, :flashback”, :gun is real”, “shot”, “degrade”, “car crash”, :this is my last day 2”, “release”

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Skid Row

RSD Exclusive - Oct


Slave To The Grind (the uncensored version) on solid red 180g vinyl for the first time in 29 years! Run Out Groove expands it to a 2LP set by including four bonus tracks making their debut on wax. Presented in a deluxe tip-on style gatefold jacket, with insert. 

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Slapp Happy

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus - Oct


Acnalbasac Noom -- meant to be the German-English-American avant-pop group Slapp Happy's second album -- was originally recorded in 1973 but did not see release until 1980. Recorded with legendary German art-rock group Faust accompanying the Slapp Happy core of Anthony Moore on keyboards, Peter Blegvad on guitar, and Dagmar Krause on vocals, and with Faust's brilliant producer Uwe Nettelbeck at the helm, Acnalbasac Noom was initially rejected by the group's label Polydor as not being commercial enough. As a result, the band left Polydor, signed with Virgin, and released this album's tracks in a completely re-recorded version for their official second album, the self-titled Slapp Happy from 1974. Far from being simply an "alternate version" of that album, Acnalbasac Noom is a completely different beast from Slapp Happy. Simultaneously low-key and high-brow, the versions found here are damaged art-pop par excellence; the combination of Slapp Happy and Faust create a sound that defies era, sounding at times like anything from the artsier side of their contemporaries in the British folk-rock movement to damaged '90s indie-pop, the more accessible end of Yoko Ono's 1970s to an alternative universe Lynchian cabaret-lounge act. It's not often that an unreleased or "lost" album marks the pinnacle of a group's career, but with Acnalbasac Noom there's a strong argument to be made. Limited edition of 1,000 copies on translucent green vinyl.

01. “Casablanca Moon” 02. “Me & Paravati” 03. “Mr. Rainbow” 04. “Michelangelo” 05. “The Drum” 06. “A Little Something” 07. “The Secret” 08. “Dawn” 09. “Half-Way There” 10. “Charlie 'N Charlie” 11. “Slow Moons Rose”

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Snoop Dogg

RSD First - Oct


The vinyl release of the latest album from the legendary Snoop Dogg!  Featuring appearances from  Wiz Khalifa, Russ, Slick Rick, YG, Mustard, Jermaine Dupri, Ozuna, Slim Jxmmi, Trey Songz, Nate Dogg, and more!

1. “What U Talkin' Bout” | 2. “So Misinformed (feat. Slick Rick)” | 3. “Let Bygones be Bygones” | 4. “One Blood, One Cuzz (feat. DJ Battlecat)” | 5. “Countdown (feat. Swizz Beatz)” | 6. “I C Your Bullshit” | 7. “Turn Me On (feat. Chris Brown)” | 8. “Blue Face Hunnids (feat. YG & Mustard)” | 9. “New Booty” | 10. “Take Me Away (feat. Russ & Wiz Khalifa)” |11. “Do It When I'm In It (feat. Jermaine Dupri, Ozuna, Slim Jxmmi)” | 12. “First Place (feat. Tdot Illdude)” | 13. “Focused” | 14. “Rise To The Top (feat. Trey Songz & Swizz Beatz)” | 15. “Wintertime in June (feat. Nate Dogg)” | 16. “Doo Wop Thank Me (feat. The HamilTones)” | 17. “Main Phone (feat. Rick Rock & Stressmatic)” | 18. “Do You Like I Do (feat. Lil Duval)” | 19. “I've Been Looking For You (feat. Eric Jaye)” | 20. “Little Square UBitchU (feat. Anitta)” | 21. “Ventalation (feat. RJmrLA, $tupid Young, Azjah)”| 22. “I Wanna Thank Me (feat. Markknoxx)”

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