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Record Store Day Countdown: Mercury Rev LP

Posted by Amoebite, April 7, 2013 06:33pm | Post a Comment

We're counting down one exciting release each day til Record Store Day on April 20! Available only from independent record stores on RSD, Light In the Attic brings you a vinyl-only set of rare outtakes and demos from Mercury Rev's mystical journey, Deserter's Songs. Packed with amazing photos and liner notes, this is a cosmic trip back into the haunted netherworld of an album that recently made Pitchfork's best of the '90s list. It's 180-gram vinyl housed in a hand-numbered gatefold “tip-on” jacket, plus there is a limited color wax edition on white and clear vinyl. Get your copy on Record Store Day Saturday, April 20!

Download our menu (.pdf) of exclusive Record Store Day titles available on April 20, 2013.

See our list of events and happenings at all three stores on RSD.


Mercury Rev Record Store Day LP

 

Record Store Day Countdown: Roky Erickson 7"

Posted by Amoebite, April 4, 2013 06:55pm | Post a Comment

Next on our Record Store Day countdown is this lovely hand-numbered, psychedelic swirl wax 7" of a great melodic rocker from Roky Erickson and the Aliens, "Mine Mine Mind." This RSD 2013 exclusive is a limited edition, one time pressing of 4,000 featuring his classic horror jam "Bloody Hammer" on the flip. It kicks off Light In the Attic's Roky Erickson archive series, and 25 random copies of this contain a photo signed by the man himself! It's a must-have for fans. See you on Record Store Day Saturday, April 20!

Download our menu (.pdf) of exclusive Record Store Day titles available on April 20, 2013.

See our list of events and happenings at all three stores on RSD.

Roky Erickson Record Store Day

 

Record Store Day Countdown: The Man Behind the Molam Sound LP

Posted by Amoebite, April 2, 2013 05:50pm | Post a Comment

We're counting down to Record Store Day on April 20, 2013!! Next up is a collection from Light In the Attic Records and Bangkok’s ZudRangMa label. Theppabutr Productions: The Man Behind The Molam Sound 1972-75 is a 2-LP set featuring the work of pioneering producer Theppabutr Satirodchompu, who is credited as the creator of the modern Molam sound. These groove-laden vinyl gems were born of the age-old folk music traditions of northeast Thailand in the second half of the 20th century.

This RSD exclusive title is limited to a one-time pressing of 2,000 copies and comes housed in an old-school gatefold tip-on jacket wrapped in a faux-wood O-card. Plus, it includes an 18 × 24" foldout poster and a download card with the full album and two bonus tracks not available on the previous CD release. Get yours only at indie record stores on April 20!

Download our menu (.pdf) of exclusive Record Store Day titles available on April 20, 2013.

Theppabutr Productions - The Man Behind the Molam Sound

 

Light In the Attic Road Trip Visits Amoeba Hollywood

Posted by Amoebite, September 28, 2012 12:37pm | Post a Comment
In the 2012 LITA road trip visiting record stores up and down the West Coast, the guys visited Amoeba Hollywood for a DJ set on Wednesday night. You can track their progress and glimpse all the cool record stores they've visited along the way in their road trip blog and video series. We're in the 4th episode. Check out their journey so far!

Light in the Attic

2012 Light In The Attic Road Trip - Episode 4 from Light In The Attic Records on Vimeo.

Another long overdue Lizzy vinyl reissue finally sees the Light (in the Attic)!

Posted by Kelly S. Osato, August 4, 2012 01:25pm | Post a Comment
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We the people of Amoeba Music mayn't always hear ear to ear when it comes to mutual enjoyment of preferred musical genres and styles but it would seem that roughly ten out of ten Amoeba employees agree that Thin Lizzy is the hardest, heaviest most essential band of rockers, Irish or otherwise, ever assembled. Though they are perhaps more widely appreciated for their mid-career jukebox jammers like "The Boys Are Back In Town" (c'mon, who hasn't heard this one), the Bob Seger penned rocker "Rosalie" (oft covered by Motörhead), and new takes on traditional tunes like "Whiskey in the Jar" (Metallica, schmeh-tallica), Seattle-based label Light In The Attic Records has lately seen to the proper vinyl reissue of Lizzy's 1971 self-titled debut, an album that plays like a slightly psychedelic folk tinged early dawn portrait of singing bassist Phil Lynott, drummer Brian Downey, and guitarist Eric Bell

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