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Record Store Day Countdown: 45s

Posted by Amoebite, April 18, 2013 06:59pm | Post a Comment

Record Store Day is almost here! Check out these mouth-watering limited, exclusive 45s... remastered Zappa single available on vinyl for the first time in 40 years; Pink Floyd on pink wax; an amazing David Bowie "Drive-In Saturday" picture disc; and the Rolling Stones 5x5 EP, re-pressed for the first time since 1964! You're gonna have to line up early for these. See you on Saturday for RSD13!

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.

Record Store Day 45s

 

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Record Store Day Countdown: The Glove LP

Posted by Amoebite, April 17, 2013 06:49pm | Post a Comment

Record Store Day 2013 is nearly here! We're counting down by highlighting some of the exclusive, limited edition titles available only at independent record stores on April 20. This one is a really lovely exclusive, the mid-'80s classic from Robert Smith and Steve Severin, Blue Sunshine, available for the first time on double blue vinyl! The Glove is the goth-psychedelic nexus, and this album features some of the most affecting and mysterious songs from the Cure frontman and the Siouxsie bassist. Get this and tons of other amazing releases on Saturday, April 20. But get there early because they won't last long!

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.

The Glove Record Store Day

Ready, Steady, GO! My picks for RECORD STORE DAY 2013!

Posted by Kelly S. Osato, April 17, 2013 06:16pm | Post a Comment
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Hey kids! Do you know what this Saturday is?

Now, before you get all greenied on bleezing out in a cloud of puff-puff-pass for "Weed Day" or whatever the kids are calling their ritual observance of April 20th, you might just want to put a foot into your local Amoeba Music to participate in the sixth annual Record Store Day extravaganza! The limited and exclusive releases that drop especially for Record Store Day seem to increase with each passing year and the 2013 list is packed with tons of funky-fresh wax for all us vinyl nerds to gag and brag on. The Last Unicorn vinyl soundtrack movie anime america jimmy webb jeff bridges mia farrow joanna newsom man's road record store day dream album reissue german rare

When it comes to sifting my picks from the torrent I can't help but imagine how I would stack the offerings if I were HBIC of selecting RSD releases.Just off the top of my head, if I had my druthers, I'd demand a proper reissue of Don Cherry's Brown Rice LP for starters, but then I'd also have to have something berserk like a vinyl, possibly picture disc reissue of the rare Jimmy Webb written and America recorded soundtrack to the animated film The Last Unicorn, featuring vocals by the one and only Jeff Bridges. Maybe I could even convince Joanna Newsom to cover "Man's Road" for inclusion as a bonus track just to push the whole package over the top. Oh, if only I could have Record Store Day my way...but I can't complain, really. A girl can dream and there plenty to enjoy this year, here are some of the items I'm particularly excited about:

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Record Store Day Countdown: Gary Clark Jr. 12"

Posted by Amoebite, April 16, 2013 08:45pm | Post a Comment

We're counting down to Record Store Day 2013 with some of the great vinyl exclusives that will be out on April 20! Texas guitar slinger Gary Clark Jr. took the blues world by storm with his Blak & Blu record, and here is a second helping of rare outtakes, HWUL Raw Cuts Vol. II, featuring a live version of "When My Train Comes In." The 12" will be randomly shipped on gold, white or clear vinyl. Serious southern soul fire. Get yours at Amoeba on 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.

Gary Clark Jr Record Store Day

 

Record Store Day Countdown: Daniel Johnston LP

Posted by Amoebite, April 15, 2013 06:45pm | Post a Comment

Our Record Store Day countdown is in the final stretch! Lovable, deranged Texas singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston spent much of his career in and out of mental hospitals, but that hardly diminished his huge influence on underground rock. His most poignant, naive and bizarre album is surely 1994's Fun, never before on vinyl. Pick up this and tons of other classic rarities at independent record stores on Saturday, April 20 -- see you there! 

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.

Daniel Johnston Record Store Day

 

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