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THE AVALANCHES WILDFLOWER

Sixteen years!  That's a long time between debut and sophomore release. But the new album from The Avalanches is finally on record store shelves, on both CD and VINYL. If you picked up the limited edition "Frankie Sinatra" 7" from a record store when you pre-ordered this, then head right back on in and get your full length. If you didn't, then head right on in to a record store near you to pick this up now that it's out!
(And look for a lot more ways to get the jump on new music from your favorite bands at record stores--we'll have info on that right here, and it's gonna be a hopping summer, for sure!)
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KYLE CRAFT - AMERICANA MUSIC MONTH

Born in Louisiana, lives in Portland, on a record label out of Seattle. That's a pretty wide swath of America that Kyle Craft already has under his belt, and that's before he headed out on tour for his debut album, DOLLS OF HIGHLAND. Check out tour dates below and videos here for a little taste of Americana, Kyle Craft-style. 
ON TOUR: 
7/6 San Francisco, CA
7/7 Santa Ana, CA
7/8 Los Angeles, CA
7/10 San Diego, CA 
7/24 Newport Folk Festival, Newport RI
8/5 St. Paul, MN
8/6 Chicago, IL
8/8 Toronto, CAN
8/9 Montreal, CAN
8/10 Allston, MA
8/11 New York, NY 
8/12 Washington DC
8/13 Philadelphia, PA
8/15 Atlanta, GA
8/16 Nashville, TN
8/19 Austin, TX
8/20 Dallas, TX
8/22 Denver, CO


Americana Music Month

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BAND OF HORSES EXCLUSIVE LITHOGRAPHS

Just in time to help us celebrate Americana Music Month, the new album from Band of Horses is in record stores now on CD and Vinyl and at participating stores, while they last, you can get a special lithograph free with purchase of WHY ARE YOU OK. Nice twist is that the litho is unique to the area of the country the store is in. Which litho will you get?


Band Of Horses - Free Lithograph MW Band Of Horses - Free Lithograph NE Band Of Horses - Free Lithograph NW Band Of Horses - Free Lithograph SE Band Of Horses - Free Lithograph SW

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CASE/LANG/VEIRS

case/lang/veirs, a true collaboration between three phenomenal, self-driven artists: avant-rock icon Neko Case, legendary musical nomad k.d. lang, and indie folk star Laura Veirs. The women wrote all 14 songs and shared lead vocals equally, sometimes even within the same track. Full of stunning harmonies and spellbinding rhythms, case/lang/veirs travels through aches and eras, torch songs and tributes to the undersung. COMING TO RECORD STORES ON TUESDAY JUNE 14

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STAR WARS HOLOGRAM VINYL

I mean, really, what more do we have to say? Star Wars: The Force Awakens. 2 LP set. WITH HOLOGRAMS.   Coming to record stores in a galaxy not so far, far away June 17.

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MY MORNING JACKET

A new reissue of My Morning Jacket's seminal IT STILL MOVES in record stores now (GET IT AT A RECORD STORE - 2CD, 4LP)

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OSCAR HITS THE RECORD STORE

Indie's new "boy next door" Oscar came over to the US recently from the UK and he stopped by All Day Records to have a little chat. His debut record, CUT AND PASTE, is out on May 13 in record stores around the world, and in advance, Oscar weighs in with his RECORD STORIES

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SO FUN IT'S CRIMINAL!

What was it like at Criminal Records with The Coathangers and some of Atlanta's finest record shopping folk? Let's see.

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ICE CREAM!

Los Angeles area record stores were the route on Saturday 4/16 for Ice Cream Ian and the Warner Bros. Ice Cream truck!  (music: Andra Day)

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RECORD STORE DAY 2016 AMBASSADOR METALLICA

We're pretty excited to announce that the Ambassador for Record Store Day 2016 is not one person, but four: the four who make up METALLICA.
From the very first Record Store Day, Metallica have embraced the concept, and celebrated the culture of the indie record store with in-store appearances and special releases for both our special April Saturday and Black Friday.   Be sure to check out the Ambassador Statement, written by drummer Lars Ulrich, and the video where the entire band gets excited about record stores and exciting Metallica reissue news.

For Record Store Day 2016, the band's official release is a special live CD, Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité, Metallica! - Live at Le Bataclan. Paris, France - June 11th, 2003, a live concert recording from the Paris theatre that became the focus of the world in November 2015. This release, and the charitable donation of its proceeds to Fondation de France’s Give For France charity, fits into a larger theme for Record Store Day 2016 that highlights the relationship between US record stores and their French counterparts, between Record Store Day and Disquaire Day, between music-and-arts-loving humans in the United States, France and the world. More details to come.
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VINYL TUESDAY

Vinyl Tuesday is a way for us to encourage artists, labels, distributors and managers to continue to release physical music on Tuesdays when they can. This allows physical retailers to have something fresh to sell and to talk about during the week, and lets those releases not just get lost on the increasingly crowded Friday/weekend.


COMING TO RECORD STORES ON TUESDAY JULY 19!

XTC - English Settlement [Deluxe Edition Box Set] 
XTC English Settlement
DELUXE  DOUBLE DISC IMPORT on Ape House Records


XTC - Skylarking [Deluxe Edition Box Set] 
XTC Sklylarking
DELUXE DOUBLE DISC IMPORT on Ape House Records


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ELI "PAPERBOY" REED RECORD STORIES

For this next installment of Yep Roc's Record Stories, Eli "Paperboy" Reed steps into Carolina Soul in Durham, NC to talk about his love of soul and gospel records, his upcoming album and the special 7" single he's got in store for Record Store Day 2016. 

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WE’RE PROUD OF OUR PAST!

We’ve gotten a lot of requests for the lists of past Record Store Day releases, and we’re happy to announce our HISTORY section, where those lists from2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011 Record Store Day and Back to Black Friday live. (We’re working on older lists, and we’ll get them up there as we get them completed.)

Click here for the RSD Archives 

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GOODIES

Sometimes there are even better reasons to get your music at an indie record store, and those times are when you get a little something extra along with your new record. The goodies below are available starting on street date with the purchase of the new release they are listed with, but they’re ALL LIMITED QUANTITY, so first come first serve applies. Also, indie stores are just that: independently minded, and not all will choose to participate in all these gift-giving promotions, so check with your local store! 


Band Of Horses - Free Lithographs

STREET DATE 6/10 BAND OF HORSES 
Get a regionally-specific litho with the purchase of WHY ARE YOU OK at participating stores, while they last. On CD and Vinyl.



 

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