Young Widows “In and Out of Youth and Lightness” 2xLP

If you read the site, you’re probably well aware of Young Widows, we’ve covered them a million times. Their new album on Temporary Residence, “In and Out of Youth and Lightness”, is as well-written and mature as anything they’ve done before. I haven’t spent a whole lot of time with it yet, but it might […]

Young Widows “Live Radio Performance April 6, 2009” LP (Second (Final?) Pressing)

Robotic Empire blew through the first edition of Young Widows’ “Live Radio Performance April 6, 2009”, but they’ve whipped up a brand new batch.  This second (and quite possibly final) pressing is on 180 gram maroon vinyl, has an edition of 500, and is only $12.99.  If you want one of these, I’d recommend grabbing […]

Young Widows “Live Radio Performance April 6, 2009” LP

During the height of their “Old Wounds” touring, Young Widows stopped by WMUC to play an entire show on the radio.  Robotic Empire took the tapes, had them professionally mastered, and is now happy to present you with the vinyl release.  A 180 gram LP for $12.99, gotta love it.  Visit

Young Widows “Settle Down City” LP Reissue

After being out of print for over two years, Young Widows’ debut “Settle Down City” LP has officially been reissued.  The new edition was produced on various mixed colored vinyl, and only costs $12.  Loud, abrasive, and delicious.  Visit [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Young Widows – Old Wounds – LP

Young Widows and Shirtkiller are keeping the collector’s busy. This exclusive color from the 3rd pressing of this album comes on “Strawberry Dipped Sky” colored vinyl. That means it’s blue and red, I think? Limited to 100, act fast if you need it.

Pelican “Ephemeral” EP Preorder (Plus Young Widows Split 7″)

Vinyl Collective has posted some awesome (albeit early) preorders for some new Pelican releases.  First up is their debut record for Southern Lord, titled “Ephemeral” ($12).  This EP has three brand new songs and will be on colored vinyl.  Next up is the Young Widows / Pelican split 7″, ($6.49) the third in the Widows’ […]

New Young Widows Records at Temporary Residence

Temporary Residence has just put up a preorder for the Young Widows / Melt Banana 7″, the second in the YW split series.  The first one, which was a split with Bonnie Prince Billie, is also still available.  Furthermore, they just pressed “Old Wounds” in a maroon/bright yellow mix, limited to only 100 copies (though […]

Young Widows “Settle Down City” LP With Exclusive New Cover

The folks at Auxiliary Records and Shirtkiller unearthed 50 copies of Young Widows’ exquisite, out of print “Settle Down City” LP on black vinyl, but they had no covers.  They decided to work up some exclusive screenprinted jackets, and the final result looks pretty great.  Plus, they only cost $10.  Visit

Young Widows “Old Wounds” LP (Exclusive New Chocolate/Blue Vinyl)

Shirtkiller just released an exclusive new uber-limited colorway of Young Widows’ “Old Wounds” album.  Fans of The Jesus Lizard, The Melvins, Fugazi, etc will love this stuff.  The new chocolate/blue version is limited to only 100 pieces and is available for $12 at [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Young Widows Split 7″ Series Preorder

The red-hot band Young Widows are in the process of releasing four individual split 7″s over the next couple of months.  The accompanying bands will include Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Melt Banana, Pelican, and one more act to be announced.  Each single is limited to 2000 copies, and only full set, direct orders will receive colored […]