Among the vinyl exclusives earmarked for Record Store Day’s Black Friday event next month is this beauty: Ten Big Stiffs, a box set compiling 10 recreations of Stiff Records 7-inches — nine classics by the likes of The Plasmatics, Kirsty MacColl, Desmond Dekker and The Untouchables.
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Record Store Day’s Black Friday spinoff is still a good three months away, but we’re getting our first hint of what’s to come: Namely the first-ever U.S. vinyl release of The Replacements’ final album, 1990’s All Shook Down. As Modern Vinyl points out, Org Music has announced a pair of Black Friday pressings.
Röyksopp on Saturday will release a red-vinyl 10-inch for Record Store Day in the U.K. that features a live cover of Depeche Mode’s “Ice Machine,” the B-side to the band’s 1981 debut single “Dreaming of Me.” The Röyksopp cover is part of the band’s upcoming installment of the compilation series Late Night Tales.
Ex-Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins re-teams with The Heartbreaks for a 7-inch single to be released in the U.K. for Record Store Day this Saturday — and you can stream both tracks. Side A is a new song by Collins and the band while the B side is a new version of the Orange Juice’s “Untitled Melody.”
On Record Store Day last year, Devo released a 2LP vinyl live set culled from a cassette recording made of the band’s Seattle stop on its 1981 tour in support of New Traditionlalists. Come next month, fans not into that whole vinyl thing will be able hear it, too, as the band releases the concert on CD — with two bonus tracks.
We’re now less than a month away from the 2013 edition of Record Store Day — it falls on April 20 this year — and now that the full U.S. and U.K. lists of exclusive releases are out, we’ve culled the title and put together this handy guide of highlights featuring releases likely to interest fans of ’80s college rock and alternative music.
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark continue the build-up toward the April 9 release of their second post-reunion album ‘English Electric,’ releasing another new track, “Night Café,” and announcing plans for a limited-edition, five-track 10-inch vinyl picture disc to be released on Record Store Day.
R.E.M. will reissue ‘Green ‘in a deluxe 25th anniversary 2CD set this May, packaging a remastered edition of the original 1988 album with a 21-song live set recorded at the penultimate concert on the band’s massive Green World Tour — a live set that will be previewed with a 5-song EP released on Record Store Day.
Domino Records next month will reissue the original four albums from Edwyn Collins’ acclaimed Scottish indie-pop act Orange Juice — ‘You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever’ (1982), ‘Rip It Up’ (1982), ‘Texas Fever’ (1984) and ‘The Orange Juice’ (1984) — on vinyl for Record Store Day, according to Wax Poetic.
Not much of a surprise given Steven Severin’s recent hint, but the lone album by The Glove — 1983′s ‘Blue Sunshine’ — will be reissued as an individually numbered 2LP set on blue vinyl for Record Store Day next month, featuring not just the full album but the 16 demos originally included on the 2006 expanded CD reissue.
Rhino Records will follow up its 2010 Record Store Day limited-edition Factory Records sampler with a second 10-inch label sampler for this year’s event: a 4-track EP that will feature one song each from Joy Division, New Order, Happy Mondays and The Durutti Column, according to Wax Poetic.
The Cure has been no stranger to special Record Store Day releases — last year saw an expanded Entreat, plus reissues of the band’s first six albums in the U.K. — and this year’s no different, with an individually numbered, red-vinyl reissue of 1987’s ‘Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me’ due out next month.
The Jesus and Mary Chain’s classic 1985 debut album Psychocandy will be reissued for Record Store Day this year in a new, limited-edition “paint splatter” vinyl pressing packaged with a reproduction of an early gig poster, the band announced today on its Facebook page.