Thursday, April 17, 2014

5 Must Have Record Store Day Releases!

Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 19th! This year seems better than ever with a ridiculously long list of must have releases. Here's our five must have releases. However, since we don't expect everyone's music taste to mirror ours, so you can Click Here to see the full listing of everything available exclusively on RSD.

#1) Cut Copy "In the Arms of Love/Like Any Other Day" 10" Vinyl

#2) The Julie Ruin "Brightside/In the Picture" 7" Vinyl
The newish band from Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre fame! Both songs, which are previously unreleased, were recorded at Oscilloscope Studios during the sessions that yielded the band's debut record, 'Run Fast', and were mixed by singer Kathleen Hanna. The single is limited to 2000 copies worldwide and released via The Julie Ruin Records. Sadly they made neither track available for preview.

#3) Xiu Xiu "Unclouded Sky" 12" Vinyl
Unclouded Sky, explores themes of death and faith over the course of nine songs originally composed between 1850 and 1920, which are interspersed with field recordings Stewart made in the jungle of Guyana.

#4) School of Seven Bells "Put Your Sad Down" 12" Vinyl
Five unreleased tracks, the last batch of music from School of Seven Bells. Sales will benefit the foundation of bandleader Benjamin Curtis, who died in 2013 of T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma.

#5) BIS "Data Panik Etcetera"  12" Vinyl
The band's early releases were on Glasgow's Chemikal Underground label, run by The Delgados, before transferring to Wiiija where labelmates included Cornershop. In the United States, their records appeared on the underground label K Records, and on the Beastie Boys' Grand Royal label. They toured extensively both in the UK and abroad— their diverse influences reflected in the kind of acts they appeared with: Pavement, Garbage, Luscious Jackson, Foo Fighters and Gary Numan amongst them. The group became a favourite of the likes of Blur, John Peel and Green Day, despite a particularly hostile review by Steven Wells in the New Musical Express entitled "The Sinking of the Bis-Lark".

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