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Bonnie “Prince” Billy Gets A Condom

I'm not sure I've ever been in a situation where a Will Oldham-themed condom has been called for, but people have all sorts of preferences, and now one of them is being served. A Wolfroy Goes To Town-themed rubber was one of the weirder items out there on Record Store Day, and now you ca… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 25, 2012

John Cale – “Perfection (Actress’ Reflection Mix)”

On Record Store Day this past weekend, the former Velvet Underground member John Cale released Extra Playful Transitions, a 12" EP of artists like Tim Hecker and Maria Minerva remixing his tracks. Below, download a remix of Cale's 2011 song "Perfection" from aqueous post-techno producer Actress. More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 23, 2012

The Uncluded (Aesop Rock & Kimya Dawson) – “Bats”

You wouldn't expect abstract rap innovator Aesop Rock and antifolk queen Kimya Dawson to have anything to do with each other, but those guys have been maintaining a fruitful, if unlikely, artistic relationship for a while now, touring and recording together whenever they get a chance. And now they've got a name for their collaboration:… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 23, 2012

Stream Animal Collective Transverse Temporal Gyrus

In March 2010, Animal Collective played a special event at New York's Guggenheim Museum. And on this past weekend's Record Store Day, they released Transverse Temporal Gyrus, a new LP that collages together the music they performed at that show. If you've been wanting a chance to hear the band return to their experimental past,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 23, 2012

Sigur Rós – “Kvistur”

Recently, Sigur Rós signaled their new release Valtari with the lead single "Ekki Múkk," which was also released as a 10'' for Record Store Day. The B-side to that release, the non-album "Kvistur," has now surfaced. Head below to hear the haunting track. More »

By: Corban Goble / April 23, 2012

St. Vincent – “KROKODILl” & “GROT”

St. Vincent's much anticipated Record Store Day contribution was a red vinyl 7" with two new songs, "KROKODIL" and "GROT." The former was premiered during her set at Coachella last weekend. Now you can hear both studio cuts below. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 22, 2012

Beach House – “Equal Mind”

Another Record Store Day exclusive is Beach House's "Lazuli" 7", limited to 2,400 copies on blue vinyl. B-side "Equal Mind" is a synth-laden, Fleetwood Mac-esque stunner left off their forthcoming Bloom. Take a listen:… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 21, 2012

The Flaming Lips & Ke$ha – “2012… You Must Be Upgraded”

Speaking of the Flaming Lips and Record Store Day, one of today's most anticipated releases was the collaborative LP The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends. You've heard cuts featuring Bon Iver, New Fumes, Prefuse 73, and others. Now you can lay your ears on the Doctor Who-sampling, apocalyptic HeadyMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 21, 2012

Hear Mastodon Cover The Flaming Lips

Yesterday we heard Mastodon cover Feist for a Record Store Day 7". Now we've got their faithful take on the Flaming Lips' Soft Bulletin classic "A Spoonful Weighs A Ton" to enjoy. It was also released as an RSD exclusive, and is available on pink vinyl with the Flaming Lips original version on the… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 21, 2012

The Flaming Lips – “Supermoon Made Me Want To Pee” (Feat. Prefuse 73) Video (NSFW)

Only a couple of hours too late for the 5 Best Videos Of The Week, here's an awesomely deranged animated clip for "Supermoon Made Me Want To Pee," the Prefuse 73 joint from the new collaborative Record Store Day album The Flaming Lips And Heavy Fwends. The video shows a totally ridiculous apocalyptic landscape that… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 20, 2012

Preview The Flaming Lips & Chris Martin’s “I Don’t Want You To Die”

Tomorrow's Record Store Day, and many of our 10 Most Anticipated Record Store Day Exclusives are finding their way to us a day early in non-vinyl form. There's been the unlikely bedfellows Feist and Mastodon, Dirty Projectors' album-worthy, non-album demo "You Against The Larger World," and here below, a three-plus minute compendium… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 20, 2012

Dirty Projectors – “You Against The Larger World”

Dirty Projectors' feverishly anticipated new album Swing Lo Magellan is imminent, and we've already slavered over the first single "Gun Has No Trigger." The album is 12 songs long, but the band recorded more than 40 demos. One of the tracks that didn't make the cut was "You Against The Larger World," which… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 20, 2012

Hear Feistodon: Feist And Mastodon Cover Each Other

Feistodon, the split 7" from Feist and Mastodon, might be the most intriguing release on this year's Record Store Day slate. On the single, both artists cover recent songs from one another, with Feist taking on "Black Tongue" and Mastodon giving their version of "A Commotion." Both songs are online now, and the end result… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 20, 2012

Wayne Coyne Walks Us Through Heady Fwends

The star-studded Heady Fwends was always a lock for our 10 Most Anticipated Record Store Day Exclusives because it includes the likes of Bon Iver, Neon Indian, Erykah Badu and many others. Now, Wayne Coyne himself outlines why you should buy the shit out of it. Party on, Wayne:… More »

By: Corban Goble / April 19, 2012

David Lynch – “Noah’s Ark (Moby Remix)”

Moby's David Lynch connections run deep. The man first came to prominence with "Go," a 1990 rave banger that memorably sampled Angelo Badalamenti's Twin Peaks theme, as well as that show's dream-state giant intoning "It is happening again." And now that David Lynch is trying his hand as an electronic pop artist, it just… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 19, 2012

Stereogum’s 10 Most Anticipated Record Store Day Exclusives

With the blossoming of Spring too comes the honored annual rite of Record Store Day, and this year's celebration is rife with good exclusives and collectibles. We've come up with 10 especially noteworthy items for sale this Saturday, but you can't go wrong, really, can you? Hit the gallery for our 10 Most Anticipated… More »

By: Stereogum / April 19, 2012

Record Store Day 2012 Release List

Record Store Day is always brimming with the promise of rare-ish, limited edition vinyl and other swag, and this year is no different, as artists like Arcade Fire, Animal Collective, Danny Brown, Beach House, Garbage, David Bowie Bruce Springsteen, basically everybody reinvigorate the record store economy with releases. Head below to see some notable releases. More »

By: Corban Goble / March 23, 2012

Yeasayer – “Swallowing The Decibels” & “Phoenix Wind”

This year's Record Store Day continued the tradition of being a candyland for limited-edition LP collectors and also a clearinghouse for bands wanting to support the local vinyl economy while also monetizing the b-sides lining their vaults. Yeasayer seized the Day and "releas[ed] these two tracks to purge our brains and make way for… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 20, 2011

Radiohead – “Supercollider” & “The Butcher”

As Thom's on holiday from newspaper delivery, Radiohead will have a new single out this weekend. It's a Record Store Day 12" but it won't be available in the States. So while you wait for "Supercollider" b/w "The Butcher" to appear on eBay check out these streams of the vinyl audio:… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 15, 2011

Dum Dum Girls – “Pay For Me”

The buzzing, dusky "Pay For Me" comes from Dum Dum Girls' Record Store Day split with labelmates, London trio Male Bonding. Right, it's "pay" not "pray." Either way, it fits well with I Will Be's outlaw themes and leather jackets. Listen at HypeM. The Dum Dum Girls/Male Bonding 7" is out via More »

By: brandon / April 21, 2010