Category: Vinyl

Pretenders’ ‘Live! At the Paradise Theater’ promo live LP to get Record Store Day release

Pretenders’ ‘Live! At the Paradise Theater’ promo live LP to get Record Store Day release

Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders will celebrate Record Store Day this year by reissuing a 1980 live set recorded at Boston’s Paradise Theater on colored vinyl — a performance that originally only was available as a promo-only Warner Bros. Music Show platter. Full details and tracklist right here.

Wire to release ‘10:20’ — album of outtakes from 2010 and 2020 — on Record Store Day

Wire to release ‘10:20’ — album of outtakes from 2010 and 2020 — on Record Store Day

Post-punk heroes Wire will release a new vinyl LP of outtakes on Record Store Day called 10:20 that collects outtakes from the band’s sessions for 2010’s Red Barked Tree on one side and a second side of leftovers from the recording of 2020’s Mind Hive. Full details and tracklist right here.

Tones on Tail’s album ‘Pop’ to be reissued on vinyl for first time on Record Store Day

Tones on Tail’s album ‘Pop’ to be reissued on vinyl for first time on Record Store Day

Beggars Banquet will reissue the lone studio album from Bauhaus offshoot Tones on Tail — 1984’s nine-song set Pop — for the first time ever on Record Store Day, packing the album in a new sleeve featuring revised artwork and silver foil text. Full details and tracklist right here.

The Replacements’ ‘Complete Inconcerated Live’ gets 3LP Record Store Day release

The Replacements’ ‘Complete Inconcerated Live’ gets 3LP Record Store Day release

Rhino Records will release one of the highlights of The Replacements’ recent Dead Man’s Pop box set — the 29-song The Complete Inconcerated Live set — in a standalone 3LP, 140-gram black vinyl edition for this year’s installment of Record Store Day. Full details right here.

Galaxie 500’s ‘Copenhagen’ live album to receive 2LP vinyl reissue for Record Store Day

Galaxie 500’s ‘Copenhagen’ live album to receive 2LP vinyl reissue for Record Store Day

The live album recorded at Galaxie 500’s final European show — Dec. 1, 1990 in Copenhagen — will be reissued in a special 2LP vinyl edition for Record Store Day, with its nine songs stretched over three sides and a special etching filling out the fourth side of the vinyl. Full details right here.

New Order to release ‘The John Peel Session 1982’ EP on vinyl for Record Store Day

New Order to release ‘The John Peel Session 1982’ EP on vinyl for Record Store Day

New Order will release a new vinyl pressing of the group’s 1982 studio session with legendary BBC broadcaster John Peel on Record Store Day this year, complete with what is being advertised as a new sleeve created by the band’s longtime graphic designer Peter Saville. Full details right here.

The Cure to release ‘Seventeen Seconds,’ ‘Bloodflowers’ picture discs on Record Store Day

The Cure to release ‘Seventeen Seconds,’ ‘Bloodflowers’ picture discs on Record Store Day

No stranger to Record Store Day exclusives, The Cure will participate this year by issuing 40th and 20th anniversary editions, respectively, of Seventeen Seconds and Bloodflowers. Both will be 12-inch vinyl picture discs, with download cards, and available in both the U.S. and U.K. Full details right here.

The The to release new single ‘I WANT 2 B U’ for Record Store Day — listen to preview

The The to release new single ‘I WANT 2 B U’ for Record Store Day — listen to preview

Matt Johnson this week announced he’ll release a new 7-inch by The The for Record Store Day next month, a single called “I WANT 2 B U” that finds the musician writing and recording with the “quirky Omnichord instrument” for the first time since he used in on 1983’s “This Is the Day.” Hear a short sample here.

Depeche Mode goes big with 10-disc ‘Violator’ 12-inch singles box set

Depeche Mode goes big with 10-disc ‘Violator’ 12-inch singles box set

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Depeche Mode continues its celebration of the 12-inch single with the latest in its series of vinyl box sets, this one celebrating 1990’s mammoth Violator album with a 10-disc collection of the various 12-inches released to promote that record. Full details and tracklist right here.

4AD reissuing Cocteau Twins’ ‘Garlands’ and ‘Victorialand’ on 140-gram vinyl

4AD reissuing Cocteau Twins’ ‘Garlands’ and ‘Victorialand’ on 140-gram vinyl

The 4AD label next month will release remastered editions of the Cocteau Twins’ first and fourth studio albums — 1982’s Garlands and 1986’s Victorialand — on 140-gram black vinyl, completing the effort to put all of the band’s studio albums back in print on vinyl. Details right here.

Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ to be reissued on red vinyl with ‘original’ white sleeve

Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ to be reissued on red vinyl with ‘original’ white sleeve

Joy Division and the band’s famed art director Peter Saville have teamed up with London fashion retailer Goodhood to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Unknown Pleasures by reissuing the album on ruby red vinyl and in a white sleeve “resembling the original design idea.” Full details here.

Depeche Mode continues 12-inch box set series with ‘Black Celebration,’ ‘Music For The Masses’

Depeche Mode continues 12-inch box set series with ‘Black Celebration,’ ‘Music For The Masses’

Depeche Mode will continue its series of vinyl box set reissue with the release next month of Black Celebration: The 12″ Singles and Music For The Masses: The 12″ Singles, a pair of multi-disc collections featuring the original UK 12-inch singles that accompanied each album. Full details right here.

Midnight Oil live set from 1997’s ‘Breathe’ tour to receive vinyl Record Store Day release

Midnight Oil live set from 1997’s ‘Breathe’ tour to receive vinyl Record Store Day release

A live set recorded at Walt Disney World during Midnight Oil’s U.S. tour in support of 1997 album Breathe will receive a limited-edition double-vinyl release — one LP will be red, the other white — on Record Store Day in the United States next month. Full details including tracklist and artwork right here.

R.E.M.’s heavily bootlegged ‘Bingo Hand Job’ show gets vinyl Record Store Day release

R.E.M.’s heavily bootlegged ‘Bingo Hand Job’ show gets vinyl Record Store Day release

R.E.M. famously didn’t tour behind 1991’s breakthrough Out of Time, but the band did play a handful of largely professional shows that year, among the best-known of them being a pair of concerts in London under the nom-de-rock of Bingo Hand Job. See the full details and tracklist right here.