Thou – “Tyrant” LP Reissue

As promised, Southern Lord has unleashed their vinyl reissue of Tyrant, the crushing debut album from the most crushingest band in the world: Thou. This is pressed on 180 gram black vinyl and costs $12 (expect to pay about $20 after shipping). Go to the webshop now or go somewhere else and die. [Audio […]

Burial / Four Tet – Moth / Wolf Cub – 12″

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“Tiny Mix Tapes Vol. 1: Darfur” LP

Tiny Mix Tapes has put together this wonderful compilation to benefit the victims of the war in Darfur.  “Tiny Mix Tapes Vol. 1:  Darfur” features eleven exclusive tracks by artists like Why?, Mount Eerie, Dan Deacon, Frog Eyes, and more.  100% of the profits will be donated to the International Rescue Committee, an “independent, impartial, […]

Fall of Troy “Phantom on the Horizon” LP

Ah, finally a Fall of Troy vinyl release.  This band of Washingtonians plays ultra-technical progressive rock/metalcore, and they rarely release any vinyl.  However, they just dropped 2008’s “Phantom on the Horizon” LP.  This pressing is limited to 1,000 copies on orange vinyl (there is also a green color, limited to 600 or so, floating around […]

Nomo – Invisible Cities LP

Well, the summer sunshine is finally starting to show its face here in the Midwest, so it seems like a perfect time to preorder some upbeat jazz tunes from one of my favorite groups: Nomo. The new album is called Invisible Cities and it was recorded at the same sessions and on tour for last […]

Sonic Youth “The Eternal” Pre-order LP

Looks like the day is at hand. Sacred hipsters Sonic Youth are releasing their 15th album on Matador Records and if you pre-order now, you get quite a few goodies. Here’s the list from the label: – pre-release stream of album on April 28 (thats tomorrow) – bonus limited exclusive vinyl live LP on street […]

The Vaselines – “Enter the Vaselines” 3xLP

The Vaselines? Wasn’t that, like, one of Kurt Cobain’s favorite bands or something? Sub Pop Records is releasing this triple LP retrospective on May 5th – happy Cinco de Mayo ya’ll. You can pre-order now from While you’re at it, might as well pre-order that Iron & Wine triple LP if you haven’t already. […]

Sub Pop 7″ Singles RSD Exclusives

More Record Store Day exclusives showing up on the web, this time a few of the awesome 45’s that Sub Pop released. You can find exclusive 7″s from Vetiver, Obits and Flight of the Conchords at All of these feature some clean and tasteful jacket design by none other than Jeff Kleinsmith. Doesn’t look […]

Thrill Jockey – “Toreism” Record Store Day LP

Did you, like myself, miss out on this RSD exclusive from Thrill Jockey featuring tracks from Tortoise, Mountains, Trans Am, Double Dagger and White Hills with a screen-printed cover limited to 900 pieces? Well then you now, like myself, can order it directly from the Thrill Jockey website for $12 + shipping. This is for […]

The White Stripes “Elephant” UK 2xLP Reissue

Not sure how long this  version has been around, but it’s fairly recent, and this album had previously been out of print for a long while.  “Elephant”, the best album by The White Stripes (in my opinion, of course), is back in a brand new UK version with alternate artwork.  It’s a double slab of […]