Earlier this fall, the erstwhile Bright Eyes mastermind Conor Oberst released the sad, spare, minimal solo album Ruminations, which he recorded while snowed in in his Omaha hometown earlier this year. Then, for Record Store Day’s Black Friday event, he released a 7? with two new recordings on it. One was a full-band version of […]
'Incesticide' got a limited 20th anniversary reissue on Record Store Day 2012, and now for its 25th anniversary, the remastered album gets a more proper release. Continue reading…
I hung out with post-punk band Merchandise in the parking lot behind Vancouver Main Street landmark Red Cat Records. It was a windy fall day so we took refuge at a staircase behind the store. The band singer Carson Cox did most of the talking as his bandmates shivered in the cold. What is Carson […]
Back in September, Yusuf/Cat Stevens played Nashville for the first time in 40 years, and he was joined on stage by Jack White. The day before that show, White got Yusuf to go into the Third Man Records store’s Blue Room and record some tracks direct to acetate. Yusuf chose to do “I Love My […]
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Good news! Fans of My Little Pony and Record Store Day have found common ground. Billboard reports that the children’s show has teamed up with RSD to release a vinyl edition of Explore Equestria Greatest Hits via Sony Legacy on this upcoming Black Friday 11/25. The 12? picture-disc features 16 tracks total, and the songs […]
On this day in 1682 Sweden's King Karel XI established absolute monarchy and, later, a chain of record stores.
Erykah Badu's latest project, last year's BUT YOU CAINT USE MY PHONE mixtape (part of TMT's Favorite Mixtapes of November 2015 feature), has been announced as one of the special releases planned for 2016's Record Store Day Black Friday event. It's out November 25, and it will mark the tape's first release on a physical format.
Record Store Day's Black Friday is nearly upon us. Continue reading…
Officially one of America’s (and probably the world’s) most confusing band, Death Grips continue to drop random nuggets of noise all over the place, with little to no credence to how “the industry” does things (see for instance breaking...Show More Summary
As part of Record Store Day’s Black Friday event.
The RSD Black Friday release is a 12" of "Ancient Jules" with two new b-sides. Continue reading…
Black Friday 2016 doesn't just mean vegging out, eating Thanksgiving leftovers and binge-watching the new Gilmore Girls episodes. It's also Record Store Day Black Friday... Continue reading…
In addition to the annual Record Store Day that takes place in April, the organization behind the event has been throwing a smaller iteration of it on Black Friday for the past few years. This year’s RSD Black Friday exclusive releases include the Rolling Stones’ new song “Ride ‘Em On Down,” Erykah Badu’s But You […]
Death Grips have announced a vinyl edition of their two instrumental albums, 2015’s Fashion Week and this year’s Interview 2016, as an exclusive release for this year’s Record Store Day Black Friday. The 2xLP set is out November 25 via Harvest and is limited to 3000 copies. Show More Summary
Just one day after her first two albums got a vinyl release, it’s been revealed that Erykah Badu’s great 2015 full-length But You Caint Use My Phone is getting its first official vinyl release for Record Store Day’s Black Friday festivities. Show More Summary
Record Store Day has announced its annual set of exclusive releases for Black Friday on November 25. Some of the highlights include: Prince and the New Power Generation — “Sexy M.F.” (12" picture disc) Death Grips — Fashion Week/Interview 2016 (LP) Lil Yachty — Lil Boat (LP) Erykah Badu — But You Cain't Use My Phone (LP) D.R.A.M. Show More Summary
We've got one final quiet day of record or near-record warmth in store before a series of fronts gives us some rain followed by much cooler weather. All of the local reporting stations except Central Park have had record highs in the lower 80s this week. The record high for today in the park is 83 degrees, set in 1963, and that is also the forecast high for today. [ more › ]
The live recording will appear on a new 7" for Record Store Day: Black Friday.