More Record Store Exclusives Announced: The Flaming Lips, Tegan and Sara, Wilco, and More | Under the Radar - Music Magazine

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 Bookmark and Share


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. Warner Bros. Records and affiliated labels are set to release these special exclusives records on April 17:

The Flaming Lips and Stardeath And White Dwarfs with Henry Rollins And Peaches: Dark Side of the Moon (Warner Bros.)

After touring together and realizing their love for Pink Floyd, The Flaming Lips and Stardeath And White Dwarfs teamed up to record their take on Pink Floyd's 1973 album The Dark Side of The Moon. The vinyl released on Record Store Day will be the first physical exclusive release of this album, the album is already out digitally.

Devo: Duty Now For The Future (Warner Bros.)  

The re-mastered and restored from the original analog tapes of Devo's second album will be available on regular-weight, 140-gram color vinyl.

Mastodon: Blood Mountain (Reprise) 

Mastodon's third album, Blood Mountain, will be released in two editions: one single regular-weight 140-gram colored vinyl disc in a mixed batch of three colors, and a deluxe edition featuring two heavyweight, 180-gram black vinyl 45 RPM discs.

Wilco: Kicking Television (Nonesuch) 

Record over four nights in May 2005 at the Vic Theatre, Kicking Television-Live in Chicago, will be available as a deluxe vinyl package that features four heavyweight (180g) black vinyl discs in poly-lined sleeves. The fourth disc features eight previously unreleased tracks.

The Velvet Underground: Live 1969, Vol. 1 & 2 (Original Recordings Group)

Originally released in September 1974, the album will be re-mastered and restored for the first time for vinyl on heavyweight, 180-gram vinyl.

Sonic Youth: EVOL (Original Recordings Group) 

Re-mastered and restored for the first time for vinyl in over 20 years and available on heavyweight (180g) pink vinyl.

Sonic Youth: Confusion is Sex (Original Recordings Group) 

Confusion is Sex, Sonic Youth's debut album originally released in 1983 will be re-mastered and restored for the first time on vinyl.

Warner Bros. Records will also release the following vinyl singles exclusively for Record Store Day:

Everest:  Let Go (from the forthcoming LP) b/w By The Morning (previously unreleased) 7"
Black Keys: "Tighten Up" b/w "Howlin' For You" 12"
Against Me!: "I Was A Teenage Anarchist" (Album version) b/w "I Was A Teenage Anarchist" (Acoustic Version) 7"
Built To Spill: "Water Sleepers" b/w "Linus and Lucy Live" 7"
Devo: "Fresh" b/w "What We Do" 12"
Tegan And Sara: "Alligator," "Hell" b/w "The Cure," "On Direction" (All AOL Sessions Versions) 7"
Deftones: "Rocket Skates" (Album Version) b/w "Rocket Skates" (MB3 Remix)
Muse: Exogenesis Symphony (Parts 1-3) 12"

Because Record Store Day falls right in the middle of the Coachella festival, which takes place April 16-18, the festival has an on-site record store, provided by Southwest-based indie retailer, Zia Record Exchange for the second time. The on-site Coachella store will host a number of in-store signings from various performing artists over the weekend, including LCD Sounsystem, Passion Pit, Sleigh Bells, MGMT, Hot Chip, Camera Obscura, Devo, Beach House, Pavement, Spoon, Superchunk, Jonsi, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Deerhunter, Matt & Kim, The Big Pink, and many others. Check out the full list of Coachella artist signings here.

As previously reported, Modest Mouse, Yeasayer, Phoenix, Beastie Boys, various Merge Records artists, and Goldfrapp, to name a few, will also have exclusive releases for Record Store Day. Other artists with Record Store Day releases in the cards include Beach House, Sharon Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Charlotte Gainsbourg, The Antlers, The Apples in Stereo, The Bird and the Bee, Neko Case, CocoRosie, Coconut Records, Elvis Costello and the Attractions, The Doors, Fanfarlo, Fucked Up, Peter Gabriel, Gorillaz, The Helio Sequence, The Hold Steady, Joy Division, LCD Soundsystem, John Lennon, Jamie Lidell, Menomena, Monsters of Folk, Mountain Goats, Nada Surf, of Montreal, Passion Pit, Pavement, Plants and Animals, Queens of the Stone Age, R.E.M., The Rolling Stones, TV on the Radio, Tom Waits, Sea Wolf, White Lies, White Rabbits, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and many others. Check out a full list of releases here.

Remember, these exclusive releases cannot be found in MP3 format or be purchased online. They are only available at independent record stores. For more about National Record Store Day, check out their official website here



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