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Xiu Xiu Announce Twin Peaks Covers Album and Share Cover of “Falling”

The Music of Twin Peaks Due Out April 16 via Polyvinyl

Mar 09, 2016

Xiu Xiu have announced The Music of Twin Peaks, a new album where they cover the soundtrack to the iconic 1990s TV show created by David Lynch and Mark Frost. The album is due out on Record Store Day, April 16, via Polyvinyl in the U.S. (and Bella Union in the U.K. and Europe). Below is their chill-inducing and epic-sounding cover of "Falling." More

Record Store Day Announces Full List of 2016 Releases

Visit Your Local Record Store on April 16

Mar 08, 2016

Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record stores, is happening April 16 this year and now the organization has announced the full list of all the special vinyl releases you buy on the day. The list for U.S. releases is here. And U.K. music fans can check out the list of British releases here. Records will be available at your local independent record store.

May 27, 2015

Over the past several years the resurgence of vinyl has had a significant impact on bolstering the business of the world's independent record stores. More

Record Store Day Round-Up

Notable Exclusives Worth Picking Up

Apr 18, 2014

As you probably are aware Record Store Day takes place tomorrow, offering up a whole number of great exclusives from your favorite musical artists.  More

Oct 23, 2013

The organizers of Record Store Day have announced the full list of products to be released on Nov. 29 as part of this year's Back To Black Friday.  More

Reminder: Record Store Day Is Tomorrow

Which Exclusive Are You Aiming For?

Apr 19, 2013

Is case you somehow forgot, tomorrow is Record Store Day. More

Mar 22, 2013

Next month on April 20 Record Store is set to arrive with a multitude of exclusive items for sale.  More

Record Store Day Roundup

A list of Exclusives

Apr 08, 2011

Record Store Day inches ever closer (mark your calendars: April 16). We have a list of exclusives worth checking out.  More

Record Store Day, April 16

Viva La Indie Retailers!

Jan 13, 2011

April 16 will mark the fourth annual Record Store Day—a celebration of brick brick-and-mortar stores that, you know, actually sell records and CDs.  More

Blur Announces Record Store Day Single

First New Material In Seven Years

Apr 09, 2010

After last year's Hyde Park reunion shows, hopes were high that Blur would return with new material. As reported by The Guardian, hopes have come to fruition as the band has reunited once again for an exclusive Record Store Day single. More

More Record Store Exclusives Announced: The Flaming Lips, Tegan and Sara, Wilco, and More

Plus: Exclusives from The Black Keys, Devo, Built to Spill, Muse, and others.

Apr 05, 2010

More exclusive releases have been announced in celebration of the third annual, National Record Store Day, including exclusives from The Flaming Lips, Tegan and Sara, Wilco, The Black Keys, Devo, Built to Spill, Muse, The Velvet Underground, and others. We have the details.   More

Phoenix, Sonic Youth, Beastie Boys, and others Announce Record Store Day Exclusives

Hundreds of Artists and Independent Music Stores Join Forces to Release Exclusive Materials

Apr 02, 2010

The third annual Record Store Day is just around the corner—April 17, 2010—and several exclusive releases have just been announced for the event, including ones from Phoenix, Sonic Youth, Beastie Boys, Drive-By Truckers, and Fela Kuti. More

Merge Announces Record Store Day Exclusives

Includes Telekinesis, Superchunk, The Love Language, and Let’s Wrestle

Mar 31, 2010

In celebration of Record Store Day, a yearly celebration in which independently owned record stores collaborate with artists to commemorate the art of music, Merge will release three exclusive 7-inches. There will be one each from Telekinesis and Superchunk, along with a split 7" with The Love Language and Let's Wrestle. All will be released on April 17. We have the details.  More

Mar 29, 2010

Who says the cassette tape is dead? As reported on their Facebook page, Goldfrapp will release their new album Head First on cassette on April 17, in celebration of Record Store Day. Also, the band has a sleeveface-inspired competition. We have the details.  More

Mar 17, 2010

Modest Mouse's 2000 major-label debut, The Moon & Antarctica is one of our favorite records from the 2000s, and now it's getting a proper vinyl reissue for its 10th anniversary. It's been out of print on the format for quite awhile. Epic/Legacy are handling the reissue and the set is expected to drop April 17th for Record Store Day. More

Mar 10, 2010

After the mind-bending, NSFW video for "Ambling Alp," Yeasayer is back again with the video for single "O.N.E." Another round of trippy imagery, the clip features a gameboard that the press release describes as "based on actual charts and diagrams that represent the psychological warfare in which these otherworldly club kids engage." We just think it's cool. More

Mar 04, 2010

In celebration of Record Story Day on April 17th, noise rockers Deerhoof are re-releasing Apple O’ and Green Cosmos on vinyl, complete with a series of bonus tracks. More