Tag: Record Store Day

Listen: The Smiths’ Record Store Day 7-inch with 2 previously unreleased demos

Listen: The Smiths’ Record Store Day 7-inch with 2 previously unreleased demos

One of the bigger draws for Record Store Day this year was the 7-inch from The Smiths that featured previously unreleased demos of the band’s 1985 single “The Boy with the Thorn in His Side” and its original B-side, “Rubber Ring.” For those who didn’t get one of the 45s, or don’t do vinyl, check out both songs here.

Whoever’s running the TSA’s Instagram has pretty great taste in 7-inch singles

Whoever’s running the TSA’s Instagram has pretty great taste in 7-inch singles

Today was Record Store Day, and as one eagle-eyed Slicing Up Eyeballs reader alerted us, the Transportation Security Administration took to Instagram to relay an important message for traveling collectors: pack that fresh vinyl in your carry-on, not your checked baggage.

‘Trump will kill America’ etched into vinyl of The Smiths’ Record Store Day single

‘Trump will kill America’ etched into vinyl of The Smiths’ Record Store Day single

Record Store Day buyers who’ve already snatched up copies of the new 7-inch from The Smiths — featuring previously unreleased versions of “The Boy With the Thorn In His Side” and its original B-side “Rubber Ring” — have discovered a biting political message inscribed in the 45’s run-out groove: “Trump will kill America.”

J Spaceman, Sonic Boom ask fans to not buy Spacemen 3’s Record Store Day releases

J Spaceman, Sonic Boom ask fans to not buy Spacemen 3’s Record Store Day releases

J Spaceman and Sonic Boom are asking fans of Spacemen 3 not to buy any of that band’s Record Store Day releases in the U.K., saying they’re in a dispute with the owner of the record label putting out the three titles, and that “any monies from those sales will go directly to him and help fund his side of the dispute.”

Peter Hook to release 4 new live albums of Joy Division, New Order classics

Peter Hook to release 4 new live albums of Joy Division, New Order classics

Peter Hook will release four new live albums this spring on CD, digital and vinyl, each capturing a performance of a different full album — Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures and Closer, and New Order’s Movement and Power, Corruption & Lies — recorded over the past few years.

Ramones to release 10-disc set of pre-1980 7-inch singles for Record Store Day

Ramones to release 10-disc set of pre-1980 7-inch singles for Record Store Day

A box set of 10 pre-1980 singles by the Ramones with reproduced Sire labels and picture sleeves (where applicable) will be released next month as part of Record Store Day in the U.S. and U.K., a collection of “great punk rock tracks that changed the course of rock ‘n’ roll.”

The Cars to issue unreleased ‘Live at the Agora 1978’ on vinyl for Record Store Day

The Cars to issue unreleased ‘Live at the Agora 1978’ on vinyl for Record Store Day

New Wave powerhouse The Cars will issue the previously unreleased 13-song in-concert set Live at the Agora 1978 on a double LP for Record Store Day next month, collecting hits like “Good Times Roll,” “Moving in Stereo” and “My Best Friend’s Girl” on three sides, with a custom “tire tread” etching on the fourth side.

The Smiths to issue unreleased versions of 2 songs on Record Store Day 7-inch

The Smiths to issue unreleased versions of 2 songs on Record Store Day 7-inch

Rhino/Warner Bros. will release a limited-edition 7-inch single by The Smiths on Record Store Day next month that features previously unreleased versions of the band’s 1985 single “The Boy with the Thorn in His Side” and its original B-side, “Rubber Ring.” Record Store Day is April 22.

The The re-enlists Johnny Marr on first new single in 10 years for Record Store Day

The The re-enlists Johnny Marr on first new single in 10 years for Record Store Day

Two years after announcing work on a new The The album, Matt Johnson is releasing his first full-band music under that moniker in the form of “We Can’t Stop What’s Coming,” an etched one-sided 7-inch single to be issued next month as part of Record Store Day in the U.K.

The Cure preparing ‘Greatest Hits,’ ‘Acoustic Hits’ vinyl picture discs for Record Store Day

The Cure preparing ‘Greatest Hits,’ ‘Acoustic Hits’ vinyl picture discs for Record Store Day

The Cure appears poised to celebrate this year’s edition of Record Store Day with vinyl picture-disc reissues of 2001’s Greatest Hits and a standalone release of the Acoustic Hits set that was included as a bonus disc in early pressings of the CD version of that best-of set. The two double-LP sets are expected to be released April 21.

Johnny Marr debuts video for Record Store Day cover of Depeche Mode’s ‘I Feel You’

Johnny Marr debuts video for Record Store Day cover of Depeche Mode’s ‘I Feel You’

Former Smiths guitarist/songwriter Johnny Marr today debuted the video for his cover of Depeche Mode’s riff-heavy 1993 single “I Feel You,” a track he will release on a limited-edition 7-single on Record Store Day. Check out out the fairly dark clip right here.

Record Store Day 2015: The Replacements, Tears For Fears, JAMC, Siouxsie + more

Record Store Day 2015: The Replacements, Tears For Fears, JAMC, Siouxsie + more

With the 2015 installment of Record Store Day just a little more than a month away, the official exclusive-release lists for both the U.S. and U.K. installments have been made public, with sure-to-be-pricey vinyl pressings coming from a host of ’80s college-rock grads.

Siouxsie and the Banshees to reissue ‘Join Hands’ on vinyl with original artwork, tracklist

Siouxsie and the Banshees to reissue ‘Join Hands’ on vinyl with original artwork, tracklist

Siouxsie and the Banshees will reissue their second album — Join Hands, originally released in 1979 — on 180-gram vinyl for Record Store Day in the U.K., a limited-edition pressing featuring the original rejected sleeve and with the song “Infantry” restored to its “rightful place as the album closer,” according to the band.

Stream: Johnny Marr covers Depeche Mode’s ‘I Feel You’ for Record Store Day single

Stream: Johnny Marr covers Depeche Mode’s ‘I Feel You’ for Record Store Day single

On tour last year, Johnny Marr introduced a surprise to his encore set: a cover of Depeche Mode’s 1993 single “I Feel You.” Now, for Record Store Day, Marr is releasing a studio version of that cover as a limited-edition 7-inch single, backed by a live cover of The Smiths’ “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want.”