Category: Vinyl

Dream Syndicate puts vinyl release of 1988 live set up to a vote via Run Out Groove

Dream Syndicate puts vinyl release of 1988 live set up to a vote via Run Out Groove

A 1988 live set by The Dream Syndicate could make its first appearance on vinyl in unedited form if enough fans vote for its release through new imprint Run Out Groove, which pits three titles against each other every month and lets fans decide which will be produced and put up for sale.

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 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.

Echo & The Bunnymen to release 1985 live set on LP — if enough fans vote for it

Echo & The Bunnymen to release 1985 live set on LP — if enough fans vote for it

Echo & The Bunnymen plans to release on 180-gram vinyl a 1985 live set that was recorded in Sweden — but only if enough fans vote for it on the Run Out Groove imprint, which uses crowdsourcing to determine which projects to press each month.

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.”

Hüsker Dü’s ‘The Living End’ live album to receive first-ever vinyl release

Hüsker Dü’s ‘The Living End’ live album to receive first-ever vinyl release

Hüsker Dü’s posthumous live album — The Living End, recorded at various venues in October 1987 but not released until 1994 — will receive its first-ever vinyl release later this month in the form of a 180-gram audiophile pressing by the Music on Vinyl label.

Stream John Peel’s own copy of the Talking Heads’ ‘Take Me to the River’ 7-inch

Stream John Peel’s own copy of the Talking Heads’ ‘Take Me to the River’ 7-inch

In 2012, U.K. arts website The Space began posting, 100 at a time, titles from the late John Peel’s legendary record collection — reportedly numbering 26,000 LPs, 40,000 7-inches and “many thousands of” CDs. The listings included index cards, the records’ covers and, in some cases, links to stream the music on Spotify.

Throwing Muses’ ‘Purgatory/Paradise’ to receive vinyl, cassette releases next month

Throwing Muses’ ‘Purgatory/Paradise’ to receive vinyl, cassette releases next month

Released last October as part of a 64-page album/book combo, Throwing Muses’ first new album in a decade — the 32-track Purgatory/Paradise — will be issued next month on both double LP and cassette by HHBTM Records, the label announced this morning.

Grant Lee Buffalo’s ‘Mighty Joe Moon’ to receive 180-gram vinyl reissue next year

Grant Lee Buffalo’s ‘Mighty Joe Moon’ to receive 180-gram vinyl reissue next year

Plain Recordings early next year will release a 180-gram vinyl reissue of Mighty Joe Moon, the second, and most successful, album from alt-rock/Americana favorites Grant Lee Buffalo, which emerged from the ashes late-’80s Los Angeles underground act Shiva Burlesque.

R.E.M.’s Peter Buck to release new 4-song, 7-inch EP ‘Opium Drivel’ this fall

R.E.M.’s Peter Buck to release new 4-song, 7-inch EP ‘Opium Drivel’ this fall

Former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck’s commitment to making new music — and releasing it on vinyl — continues this fall when he follows up his recently released second solo album with a brand-new four-track 7-inch EP titled Opium Drivel. The 33 rpm EP will be released Oct. 21 on Buck’s usual label, Mississippi Records.