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The Julie Ruin – “Brightside”

Kathleen Hanna made a welcome return with last year's debut album from her solo project the Julie Ruin. Record Store Day will see the release of a new 7" with two unreleased songs left over from the Run Fast recording sessions. One of those is "Brightside," an upbeat song that's propelled along by tambourines and… More »

By: James Rettig / April 18, 2014

Motel Beds & Kelley Deal – “Tropics Of The Sand” (Stereogum Premiere)

Motel Beds are the latest entrant in Dayton's long line of indie rock greats, and for their contribution to a new Record Store Day split with Torres, they tapped one of their predecessors in that line. Kelley Deal, who besides the reunited Breeders also plays in the Motel Beds' fellow Misra Records act R. Ring,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / April 16, 2014

Bleeding Rainbow – “Glynis” (Smashing Pumpkins Cover)

One item you might want to look for this coming Record Store Day: Non Violent Femmes, a new compilation that features a bunch of female-fronted bands -- Speedy Ortiz, Eternal Summers, Joanna Gruesome -- from the indie-rock underground. One of the contributing bands is the Philly fuzz-rock unit Bleeding Rainbow, and they take on "More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 14, 2014

Pharmakon – “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” (Nancy Sinatra Cover)

"Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" was a 1966 hit by Sonny and Cher, but may now be more associated with Nancy Sinatra, whose sparse cover heightened its drama. For Sacred Bones' annual Record Store Day Comp, Todo Muere Vol. 4, the noise artist Pharmakon (aka Margaret Chardiet, one of the More »

By: Miles Bowe / April 8, 2014

Jagwar Ma – “Man I Need (Temples Remix)” & Temples “Shelter Song (Jagwar Ma Remix)”

Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher once said that whenever he runs into his former bandmates, they don't talk about the possibility of a reunion because they're too busy talking about Temples and Jagwar Ma. Lo and behold, who should announce a new split LP for Record Store Day but Jagwar Ma and Temples. More »

By: Sam Behrens / April 4, 2014

Jack White To Record, Press, And Release “Lazaretto” 7″ In A Single Day

Jack White bends the rules of physical releases more than just about anyone. Between the 3" mini records, the records set free on balloons, and combination 7" & 12" records it's no surprise that he was named Ambassador Of Record Store Day last year, and it's no surprise that he has something ridiculous i… More »

By: Miles Bowe / April 3, 2014

Glenn Jones – “From A Forgotten Session”

Acoustic fingerpicking virtuoso Glenn Jones is following up his acclaimed 2013 album My Garden State with a Record Store Day 12-inch called Welcomed Wherever I Go. Today Jones shared "From A Forgotten Session," one of the songs from the 12-inch, which he thinks was recorded with the late Jack Rose during the sessions for Rose'… More »

By: Chris DeVille / April 1, 2014

Just Friends (Nicolas Jaar & Sasha Spielberg) – “Don’t Tell Me”

While he knocked it out of the park last year with the Dave Harrington collaboration Darkside (especially "Paper Trails" and "Golden Arrow") Nicolas Jaar is also in another duo that's worth your attention. Just Friends, the producer's project with Sasha Spielberg, previously covered Leonard Cohen and now has shared the soulful and… More »

By: Miles Bowe / March 24, 2014

Is Record Store Day Bad For Record Stores?

Record Store Day, a biannual event in which labels release limited edition product exclusively to independent record shops, is supposed to be a guaranteed win for the shops. It definitely succeeds in driving business; when I interviewed a local record store owner for Columbus Alive last year, he said the event basically keeps hi… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 21, 2014

Here’s The Complete List Of Record Store Day ’14 Releases

It is now less than a month until Record Store Day (4/19) and the list of all the day's releases has been revealed. Keep an eye out for the celestial-sampling Space Project compilation; the long awaited release of LCD Soundsystem's final concert; the real-bands-cover-fake-songs compilation Faux Real; R.E.M. Unplugged; new song… More »

By: Miles Bowe / March 20, 2014

Merchandise – “Figured Out”

The torrent of Record Store Day releases continues with a new split LP called USA '13 featuring Merchandise, Destruction Unit, and Milk Music via Chaos In Tejas imprint 540 Records. One of Merchandise's contributions, "Figured Out," finds the former Florida hardcore combo sounding more like the Smiths than ever yet somehow also feels like thi… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 19, 2014

Sadie Dupuis – “Pretend To Be Nice” (Josie And The Pussycats Cover)

One of the many Record Store Day exclusives coming to your local brick-and-mortar shop on 4/19 is Faux Real, a compilation of "faux songs by real bands" featuring Northeast indie titans Potty Mouth, Bent Shapes, and Radiator Hospital covering songs by fake bands from movies and TV shows. Among the participants is Speedy Ortiz frontwoma… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 19, 2014

R.E.M. Releasing 4-LP Unplugged Set For Record Store Day

R.E.M. had the rare honor of headlining MTV's Unplugged twice, once in 1991 and again in 2001. Both of those performances will be made available on vinyl this Record Store Day (April 19) in a 4-LP set. The collection includes every song from the Unplugged performances, including 11 songs that never aired. Though the video… More »

By: Miles Bowe / March 17, 2014

of Montreal – “Jigsaw Puzzle” (Stereogum Premiere)

This Record Store Day (April 19), of Montreal will release a remastered vinyl pressing of their excellent 2004 album Satanic Panic In The Attic, whose 10-year anniversary arrives that same month. It will be a double-vinyl release, with the second disc containing unreleased tracks from those sessions, but it will also include something more recent:… More »

By: Miles Bowe / March 5, 2014

Beach House – “Saturn Song”

Between the cosmic offerings from Spiritualized and Youth Lagoon, The Space Project is shaping out to be less a gimmicky novelty and more a genuinely good compilation of similarly themed songs. Next up is "Saturn Song" by Beach House, a sparse and ghostly track that's no less beautiful than its counterparts. It's a… More »

By: Miles Bowe / March 4, 2014

Parquet Courts Have A Sheet Music Single, Too

Perhaps you're familiar with Song Reader, the collection of sheet music Beck released as an "album" in 2012. It's unclear whether the great indie rock scrappers Parquet Courts are familiar with it, so this might be mere coincidence, but they too have a new release in the sheet music format. It's a Record Store… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 4, 2014

Sunny Day Real Estate Releasing New Song “Lipton Witch” For Record Store Day

This April, Sunny Day Real Estate will release the new single "Lipton Witch." It'll be the first piece of new material we've heard from the band, who played some reunion shows in 2009, in about 14 years. The track will be available on Record Store Day in the limited quantity of 2,500 (on burgundy vinyl,… More »

By: Miles Bowe / March 3, 2014

Spiritualized – “Always Forgetting With You (The Bridge Song)”

One of the more novel releases coming out on Record Store Day (4/19) is the Space Project compilation. As explained when we shared Youth Lagoon's buzzing "Worms," the collection features songs that incorporate sounds taken from Voyager space probes. In its most expansive form, the release comes in a box set with several 7-inchs,… More »

By: Miles Bowe / February 12, 2014

Elvis Costello & The Roots – “Cinco Minutos Con Vos (Karriem Riggins Remix)”

Jazz drummer/hip-hop producer/occasional rapper Karriem Riggins released his 34 track album Alone/Together last year, and it is arguably one of the most memorable instrumental records of 2012. Riggins has produced for the Roots in the past, so it's no surprise that he is featured on five of the seven tracks of the Black Friday… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / December 2, 2013

Stream Josh Tillman The History Of Caves Score

Josh Tillman, the former Fleet Foxes drummer who now records awesomely louche folk-rock as Father John Misty, is married to the photographer and filmmaker Emma Tillman. Emma has a new short film called The History Of Caves coming out, and Tillman has put together a lovely instrumental acoustic-guitar score for it. The limited-editio… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 25, 2013