WARNER BROS. RECORDS AND AFFILIATED LABELS ANNOUNCE
EXCLUSIVE T_SHIRTS AND VINYL PACKAGES FROM GREEN DAY, THE FLAMING LIPS, FOALS, JAY Z AND LINKIN PARK, LCD SOUNDSYSTEM, MASTODON, NEIL YOUNG, REGINA SPEKTOR AND THE WILD FEATHERS
SPECIAL EVENTS, CONCERTS AND HAPPENINGS ARE PLANNED FOR RSD 2014
April 16, 2014 – (Burbank, CA.) – Warner Bros. Records, an official sponsor of Record Store Day would like to remind you that everybody’s favorite Holiday is this Saturday, April 19th.
As you know, Record Store Day is a celebration of the unique culture surrounding over 1,000 independently owned record stores in the U.S. and hundreds of similar stores internationally.
As a reminder, we feel that’s it’s our civic duty to remind you of what Warner Bros. Records has literally in-store for you. In addition to our usual menu of “Must Own” vinyl curios, prized artifacts and aural rarities, we are thrilled to expand our product line to include new, limited T-shirt designs to celebrate RSD in style. Descriptions of available items, if you please:
Green Day: Demolicious – Colored double vinyl, CD, Cassette
This special edition release features 18 unreleased demo recordings from the Green Day ¡Uno!, Green Day ¡Dos! and Green Day ¡Tré! sessions at Jingletown Studios in Oakland. Demolicious includes one previously unreleased song “State of Shock” and an acoustic version of “Stay the Night.” Now for the 1st time, own this special edition compilation on red or clear vinyl, CD, or cassette.
The Flaming Lips: 7 SKIES H3 – Single-pocket jacket, regular-weight clear vinyl 12″ – Limited to 7.500 copies
On vinyl for the first time ever. A 50 minute distillation across 10 tracks of the remarkable 24-hour song recorded at Tarbox Road Studios in 2011. Includes digital download card.
The Flaming Lips: Gates Of Steel – Single-pocket jacket, regular-weight silver vinyl 7″ – Limited to 7,500 copies
Part of the WMG’s Side By Side series. Includes Devo’s “Gates of Steel” from the original
DEV-O Live EP and a previously unreleased cover by The Flaming Lips all on gorgeous silver vinyl! R.I.P. Bob 2. This is for you, wherever you are.
Foals: Live at the Royal Albert Hall- Single-pocket jacket, regular-weight vinyl 12″ – Limited to 3,000 copies
8 tracks recorded from Foals’ sold out performance at The Royal Albert Hall in London, UK. Side A includes “Blue Blood,” “Providence,” “Spanish Sahara,” and “Red Socks Pugie.” Side B includes “Milk & Black Spiders,” “Late Night,” “Inhaler,” “Two Steps, Twice.”
Additionally, this package includes digital download card with 2 exclusive bonus tracks: “My Number” (DZM Remix) and “Late Night” (Chad Valley Remix).
Originally released on November 30th, 2004, this is a reissue of the extremely powerful collaborative studio recordings between Linkin Park and hip-hop legend Jay-Z. This special edition blue vinyl pressing includes a DVD of a once in a lifetime concert featuring both of these music giants.
LCD Soundsystem: The Long Goodbye: LCD Soundsystem “Live at Madison Square Garden” – 5 LP Set with download card – Limited to 3,000 units
The Long Goodbye is the complete, unabridged recording of LCD Soundsystem’s near-four-hour April 2, 2011 farewell show at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Produced and mixed by LCD founder and frontman, James Murphy. The Long Goodbye is the ultimate audio document of LCD Soundsystem’s now legendary final show. The album’s exclusive mix brings new life to every note of music played during the epic MSG show- including of course the performances featured in the acclaimed film, Shut Up and Play The Hits, which chronicled the concert by painting an intimate portrait of Murphy navigating its lead-up and aftermath. This special box set will be released exclusively on Record Store Day 2014 over a month before it is available anywhere else.
Mastodon: Live At Brixton – 2 -LP, 180 gram vinyl w/ DVD Limited to 2,000 units
On February 11th, 2012, Mastodon took the stage at London’s O2 Academy in Brixton, capping off the Atlanta-based band’s world tour in support of their critically acclaimed album The Hunter. This sold-out performance was Mastodon’s first show at the legendary Brixton venue. It won’t be their last, as the London audience positively erupted from the opening chords until the final, frenzied encore. This special 180-gram vinyl pressing is the only physical version of this special show and includes a DVD of the entire performance.
Neil Young: Official Release Series Discs 5-8 Vinyl Box Set; 4-LP, 180-gram black vinyl in reproduction jackets housed in telescoping box.Limited to 3,500 units
This limited edition box set includes the classic albums: Time Fades Away, On The Beach, Tonight’s The Night and Zuma, each remastered from the original analog studio recordings at Bernie Grundman Mastering. The artwork is a historically accurate reproduction by Young’s long-time art director, Gary Burden. These classics are being reissued on 180-gram audiophile vinyl for the first time and pressed at the world’s premiere pressing plant, Pallas MFG Germany.
Neil Young: Four Different Classic Album Cover T-shirts
To coincide with this highly anticipated set of vinyl reissues, we have printed a special run of T-shirts designs featuring the cover art from Time Fades Away, On The Beach, Tonight’s The Night, and Zuma.
Regina Spektor: You’ve Got Time – Colored Orange 7inch Vinyl – Limited to 3,000 units
“You’ve Got Time” is the theme song for the Netflix original series, Orange Is The New Black. Produced by Rob Cavallo, “You’ve Got Time” was nominated for a 2014 Grammy Award. Side B of this limited edition 7inch includes “Call Them Brothers,” featuring Only Son. This record will be pressed on orange vinyl and is limited to 3,000 copies.
Tegan And Sara: New T-shirt design – “They Love They Say” – Record Store Day Exclusive.
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The Wild Feathers: – “Got It Wrong” (Clearmountain Mix) / “Marie” 7 inch single Limited to 2,000 units
This special vinyl pressing features 2 singles by The Wild Feathers. Side A features current radio single “Got It Wrong” off of the band’s self-titled debut album. Side B features a previously unreleased song called, “Marie.” Both songs were produced and recorded by Jay Joyce (Eric Church, Cage the Elephant, Amos Lee) at his studio in Nashville, TN.
Eric Clapton: – New T-Shirt Design – EC Red Square August 3, 2006 – Record Store Day Exclusive.
On August 2, 2006, Clapton was scheduled to perform for a massive audience in Moscow’s Red Square. At the last moment, the show was cancelled. Click here to view.
Vinyl Is Forever T-Shirt: New T-Shirt Design – Vinyl Is Forever – Record Store Day Exclusive.
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Vinyl Love T-Shirt: New T-Shirt Design – Vinyl Love – Record Store Day Exclusive.
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Once you’ve sated yourselves into vinyl bliss, we have a few very cool events planned from some of our favorite artist in some of our favorite shops (or venues) around the country on April 19th, and you’re all invited:
NONONO – Acoustic Performance & Signing
1pm – Karma Records
21 N Post RD, Indianapolis, IN. 46254
Gemini Syndrome – Acoustic Performance & Signing
2pm – Ralph’s Records
3322 82nd Street, Lubbock, Texas 79423
SKATERS – Electric Performance & Signing
5pm – Plan 9 Music
3017 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
DALE EARNHARDT JR JR – Headline show
8pm – Royal Oak Music Theater
318 W 4th St , Royal Oak, MI 48067
About Record Store Day:
Record Store Day is managed by the Department of Record Stores and organized in partnership with the Alliance of Independent Media Stores (AIMS), the Coalition of Independent Music Stores (CIMS), celebrating the culture of independent record stores by playing host to in-store events/performances, signings and special product releases on a global scale.
For more about Record Store Day, please visit www.recordstoreday.com.