Recent Articles in Vinyl Releases

XIU XIU to Release ‘Always’ on Polyvinyl, March 6; New Video Out Now

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The incomparable Xiu Xiu will release Always on March 6th via Polyvinyl, on digital, CD and vinyl formats. The 12-track album will be released on white vinyl, and 500 limited edition copies of translucent pink vinyl will available through Polyvinyl mail order. To get fans geared up for the release, Xiu Xiu’s newest video, a dark and carnivalesque road trip-themed work for beat-heavy opening track “Hi”, was just premiered on Pitchfork.

24 Jan 2012 | More

Portishead to Release ‘Chase the Tear’; Proceeds Going to Amnesty International

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Portishead have just finished up a string of stunning NY area shows, including headlining slots at the I’ll Be Your Mirror ATP Festival in Asbury Park, NJ, which the Village Voice called “heavenly and Mephistophelian”. To keep the experience fresh for fans, they’re releasing single ‘Chase the Tear’…

6 Oct 2011 | More

XL Records Giving Away Vinyl Today, Like There Is No Tomorrow

XL Records decided to do something entirely un-digital: they’re giving away actual vinyl that they will actually ship to your home/bunker/office/card board box. On the vinyl is a mix of artists from their label, and it’s a good one, see for yourself:

8 Sep 2011 | More

New Brooklyn Record Shop, CO-OP 87, to Open in Greenpoint This Friday, July 15

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And now for a little local news… CO-OP 87 may have started its stint with a soft opening in fall 2009, but this Greenpoint, Brooklyn record store has now expanded its selection…

13 Jul 2011 | 1 comment | More

Fostercare/Ritualz 12” Vinyl Coming Out…Soon

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Fostercare promises a 12” split vinyl EP with Ritualz to come out this summer, and based on his previous output, …Read the Rest

2 May 2011 | More

Dirty Beaches Release Limited 12″ and Announce Tour with Dum Dum Girls and Crocodiles

Dirty Beaches’ latest Badlands 12″ vinyl will be released by ZOO MUSIC on March 29th, in a limited edition of 500 vinyl records. The record features eight exclusive unreleased tracks which promise noisy, sparse and echoed vocals…

4 Jan 2011 | More

ISVOLT – Disaro Records Compilation of Witch House Music

Disaro records is the brainchild of Robert Disaro, who released Salem stuff back in 2007 and appears in this fine NY Times article on the topic of DJ Screw and Houston and parking lot parties. Disaro has been keeping on top the screw-drag-gaze sounds, so this compilation may be at the forefront…

30 Nov 2010 | More

Halloween Approved Video: Violens

This track is Violent Sensation Descents from the new Violens album Amoral out on November 9th. The horror is at …Read the Rest

30 Oct 2010 | More

Tegan and Sara Announce Vinyl Box Set

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Twin badasses Tegan and Sara are set to release The Official Vinyl Collection Box Set containing the beloved duo’s five studio albums along with a bonus album on August 31st via Warner Bros Records.

30 Jul 2010 | More