talkin' about records and stuff with Matt and Stephen

Yesterday’s mail, part 2:
Gramma’s Boyfriend ‘The Human Eye’ LP (2013 - Graveface Record Club Version, #119/270)
Norwegian Arms ‘Wolf Like A Stray Dog’ LP (2013 - Big School)
Serengeti ‘Saal’ LP (2013 - Graveface Record Club Edition, #239/285)
Shy Mirrors ‘Negative Collector’ LP (2013 - Big School, #18/150)
Toman ‘Postrock Hits Vol. II’ LP (2013 - Graveface Record Club Edition, #52/255)

Graveface Charity Series (continued):
011: The Appleseed Cast 7” (#188/250)
012: Eternal 10” (#24/250)
013: Dreamend & The Marshmallow Ghosts 7” (#176/250)
014: Jonathan Meiburg 10” (#27/250)
015: Sbarro Hottopic 10” (#27/250)

Yesterday’s mail, part 1:
Graveface Charity Series
001: Mt. Eerie 7” (#239/250)
002: Serengeti w/ Tobacco & Advance Base 7” (#215/250)
003: Dosh 7” (#200/250)
004: Hospital Ships & Heartscape Landbreak 7” (#234/250)
005: Xiu Xiu 7” (#198/250)
006: Lady Lazarus & Inner City Cruiser 7” (#207/250)
007: Whirr & Monster Movie 7” (#195/250)
008: Ian McCutcheon & The Astral Rangers 7” (#192/250)
009: Mike Watt and the Missing Men 7” (#203/250)
010: Haley Bonar 7” (#188/250)

my favorite vinyl releases of 2012

Hi all! Stephen here, with a special report: My favorite vinyl releases of 2012. Please note, my choices were limited to things that I was able to purchase. There were lots of nice things that I wasn’t able to get my hands on (Deerhoof flexi book comes to mind!), but for now, let’s celebrate what I’ve got. I encourage Matt to do a similar list (wink, nudge)


MY FAVORITE VINYL RELEASES OF 2012, THAT I OWN:

1.Ariel Pink/R. Stevie Moore - Steviepink.javascript Lathe Cut Mirror (2nd Pressing; #10/66) [People In A Position To Know]

2.”From Black Sheep Boys To Bill Collectors: The Music-Related Artwork of William Schaff" book + Jason Molina “Autumn Bird Songs” 10” (Kickstarter Edition; #300/350; green/white side-by-side marble vinyl) [Graveface]

3.The Joyful Noise Recordings 2012 Flexi Disc Series (12 Clear, One-Sided Flexi Discs, each limited to 500 copies. Screenprinted, wooden box is #100/350; Bands: Akron/Family, Danielson, Dead Rider, Deerhoof, Jad Fair, Lou Barlow, Make Believe, of Montreal, Racebannon, Rafter, Richard Switf, Tortoise) [Joyful Noise]

4.The Appleseed Cast “Low Level Owl Vol. I & II” Gold Edition 3xLP (Gold Vinyl; Limited Edition/1000) [Big School]

5.Whirr “Distressor” LP (2nd Pressing; Hot Pink/Highlighter Yellow/Orance Crush Tri-Color Vinyl; Limited/500) [Graveface]

6.Lilys/Big Troubles Split 7” (blue/brown/white swirly vinyl; Limited/500) [Speakertree]

7.Kishi Bashi “Room For Dream” 10” & “Snowflexi” Snowflake Shaped Flexi Disc (Room For Dream: #445/500; clear/white split color vinyl…Snowflexi: #994/1000, snowflake shaped flexi disc) [Joyful Noise]

8.Black Tambourine “Black Tambourine” LP Reissue (White w/ Rainbow Splatter Vinyl) [Slumberland]

9.This Frontier Needs Heroes “2012” 8” Pyramid-Shaped Picture Disc (Screenprinted, Glow-In-The-Dark cover, Limited) [People In A Position To Know]

10.Dreamend “And The Tears Washed Me, Wave After Cowardly Wave” Animated Picture Disc (Record Club Edition; Artwork by William Schaff; #68/220) [Graveface]

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

mclusky “mclusky do dallas” LP (RSD Exclusive, White Vinyl, Limited/1000) [Too Pure]

Graham Repulski “My Color Is Red” 7” (Red Vinyl; #002/200; gold foil hearts) [Big School]

Eternal Summers “Correct Behavior” LP & “The Dawn Of Eternal Summers” LP (CB: Blue Swirly Vinyl; TDOES: Clear Blue Vinyl) [Kanine]

Acid House Kings “Sing Along With Acid House Kings” LP Reissue (180 gram, Limited Edition of 500) [Labrador]

Lava Children “Lava Children” LP (Record Club Edition; Light Blue/Purple Burst Swirly Vinyl; #165/239)

Golden Boots “DBX ‘N’ SPF” LP (Screenprinted Cover; Purple Swirly Vinyl, Limited Edition of 30 Unique Color Patterns) [People In A Position To Know]

Luna “Bewitched” LP (180 gram; Limited Edition of 2,000) [Gotta Groove]

Superchunk “This Summer” 7” (White Vinyl; #83/1300) [Merge]

Empire Records Soundtrack 2xLP (RSD Exclusive; Serial #1504; Gold Vinyl; 180 gram) [A&M]

The Casket Girls “Sleepwalking” LP (Record Club Version; Peaches & Herb Side-By-Side Vinyl; #169/260) [Graveface]

of Montreal “Paralytic Stalks” 2xLP (Mailorder Exlusive Fuschia Vinyl; Limited/2,000; 180 gram) [Polyvinyl]

There you have it! If you can, snag yourself a copy of all of these great releases! I’ll be posting pictures soon for eyeball pleasure.

HERE’S TO 2013 AND ALL THE BEAUTIFUL VINYL IT WILL BRING TO US

beattheindiedrum:

They’re here…see you at the release party tonight?

beattheindiedrum:

They’re here…see you at the release party tonight?

beattheindiedrum:

These beauties are now available in the BSR supply closet! Gold and final edition of this 3LP set, limited to 1000 copies. Pitchfork gave it a 9.0 so you need it, k? Plus you’d be helping my little label put out even more awesome releases. 

beattheindiedrum:

These beauties are now available in the BSR supply closet! Gold and final edition of this 3LP set, limited to 1000 copies. Pitchfork gave it a 9.0 so you need it, k? Plus you’d be helping my little label put out even more awesome releases

beattheindiedrum:

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Pre-orders are up for Big School Records’s first repeat offender, Shy Mirrors, and their second full-length, Negative Collector. Fourteen 2-minute blasts of high energy and power chord prowess. Listen. Consume. This.

Get this, duh.

beattheindiedrum:

Pre-order the Wolf Like A Stray Dog tape - super limited @ 100. $6! Listen. Party.

beattheindiedrum:

Pre-order the Wolf Like A Stray Dog tape - super limited @ 100. $6! Listen. Party.

Keep yer eyes peeled on my brand spankin’ new etsy store! In addition to my prints and things I’ll also be selling off some records, music & sports memorabilia, etc. Just opened today! Wish me luck!
thedreamcomparison:

BIG NEWS: TODAY I OPENED AN ETSY STORE!Come check me out. Order a print! Commission a custom MS Paint creation! And be sure to check back frequently as I’m gonna have a lot of cool shit going up for sale in the near future and throughout 2013. Cool shit like CUSTOM MS PAINT LIGHTERS and TSHIRTS and more are on the horizon.

Keep yer eyes peeled on my brand spankin’ new etsy store! In addition to my prints and things I’ll also be selling off some records, music & sports memorabilia, etc. Just opened today! Wish me luck!

thedreamcomparison:

BIG NEWS: TODAY I OPENED AN ETSY STORE!

Come check me out. Order a print! Commission a custom MS Paint creation!

And be sure to check back frequently as I’m gonna have a lot of cool shit going up for sale in the near future and throughout 2013. Cool shit like CUSTOM MS PAINT LIGHTERS and TSHIRTS and more are on the horizon.

Preview of some recent maildays that will get their own deserved posts soon:

You Are Here: Local Artists Covering Local Artists (2012 - Sewn Together)
(Roanoke, VA local bands covering songs by other Roanoke bands. Really beautifully put together (swirly fuschia vinyl, hand-screenprinted sleeve) comp featuring Bastards Of Fate, Falcor, The Missionaries and a slew of other great Roanoke bands.)

Lilys/Big Troubles split 7” (2012 - Speakertree)
(light blue/multicolor swirl vinyl)

4 Books and mail art from the incredible William Schaff
The GG Allin Kids Coloring & Activity Book
(#51/109); I Am Listening To Here, Where You Are; Notes From A Friend, Silently Listening; and One Day While Riding My Bike Down The East Bay Bike Path, In Warren Rhode Island (A True Story)

The Casket Girls ‘Sleepwalking’ LP (2012 - Graveface)
(Record Club Edition, #169/260, Peaches & Herb vinyl)

Monster Movie ‘Everyone Is A Ghost’ LP (2010 - Graveface)
(#239/500, amazing Red/Gray splatter vinyl)

(Source: indieemoooprare)

Get on it before it finds its way to eBay.
thedreamcomparison:

THE APPLESEED CASTLOW LEVEL OWL VOLUMES 1 & 2 - FINAL GOLD EDITION3xLP - Gold Vinyl - Gold Embossed Packaging - Limited Edition of 1,000Coming soon from Big School Records/Deep Elm!! Head over to Big School to reserve your copy before they’re gone! (The Silver version sold out in 8 days!)

Get on it before it finds its way to eBay.

thedreamcomparison:

THE APPLESEED CAST
LOW LEVEL OWL VOLUMES 1 & 2 - FINAL GOLD EDITION
3xLP - Gold Vinyl - Gold Embossed Packaging - Limited Edition of 1,000

Coming soon from Big School Records/Deep Elm!!

Head over to Big School to reserve your copy before they’re gone! (The Silver version sold out in 8 days!)