If you were reading the TOYPAJvinyl thread yesterday, you may have seen parts of a side conversation about American Dream Records' and the Ace Ender's vinyl release. Joe, the label owner, talked to Modern-Vinyl in more detail about what happened. A relevant excerpt can be found below.
Those Mockingbirds have posted pre-orders for the vinyl release of Fa Sol La, which will be out January 31st on Star Beat Music. You can purchase a copy in advance as well at the vinyl release show on January 20th at Maxwell's in Hoboken, NJ.
Soundscan is reporting vinyl record sales of 3.9 million units over the course of 2011, which is a 39.3 percent gain of the 2010 numbers (2.8 million). In the replies you can see a graphic of what the growth of vinyl record sales looks like in bar graph form. I wrote about this topic last year, and a gain of 1 million units over the last year is amazing. Have you started buying vinyl yet?
Thrice will release the At: Guitar Center 7-inch on Vagrant Records January 31, 2012. The 7-inch consists of twointimate acoustic tracks recorded during the bandís taping of the At: Guitar Center podcast series hosted by Nic Harcourt. The release marks the first time that Guitar Center, the world's largest retailer of musical instruments and equipment, has worked with a label to release music recorded within the walls of one of their stores. In addition to the pre-order, the 7-inch will be available for purchase at guitarcenter.com on January 31st.
Get a rare limitedSocial Distortion promo 45 rpm 7" here. Side A is "Cold Feelings", Side B is "Bad Luck" (live acoustic), and each 7" sleeve is signed by Mike Ness. These have been out of print and only available via eBay and vinyl collectors.
Working Man Recs are releasing True Things' Distractions on vinyl. The pressing is on translucent maroon, limited to 300 and is likely a one time deal. 150 are available online. Pre-orders are now available here. The first 25 pre-orders will receive a limited Alone In My Room cassette on pro-tape (chrome CrO2).