An Early Look At Record Store Day

156 An Early Look At Record Store DayWe’re still weeks away from the big day on April 16, but we already have confirmation about a bunch of special edition Record Store Day releases. Many more releases are still to be announced, so check back for more updates.

– [lastfm]The Clash[/lastfm] – The Magnificent Seven: 7″ heavyweight red vinyl reissue, plus bonus 4-track CD.

– [lastfm]Deftones[/lastfm] – Covers: Classic Deftones’ cover tracks, pressed together on limited edition vinyl for the first time ever. [5,000 copies]

– [lastfm]Derek & The Dominos[/lastfm] – “Got to Get Better in a Little While” b/w “Layla”: 7 inch single featuring previously unreleased track backed by the classic “Layla”.

– [lastfm]The Flaming Lips[/lastfm] – Heady Nugs: First 5 Warner Bros. Records 1992-2002: Special RSD edition black vinyl version. [5,000 copies]

– [lastfm]Franz Ferdinand[/lastfm] – Covers EP: A 12″ EP featuring cover versions of songs from Franz Ferdinand’ Tonight album performed by Debbie Harry, LCD Soundsystem, Peaches, ESG, and Stephin Merrit (of Magnetic Fields).

– [lastfm]Green Day[/lastfm] – “Don’t Want To Know If You Are Lonely”: Split ; original plus Green Day’s cover.

– [lastfm]The Kills[/lastfm] – “Satellite”: Special dub 10″ features mixes by Mad Professor.

– [lastfm]Mastodon[/lastfm]/[lastfm]ZZ Top[/lastfm] – “Just Got Paid”: Split 7″ featuring ZZ original plus Mastodon’s cover.

– [lastfm]Queen[/lastfm] – Stormtroopers In Stilettos: Limited edition 7″ features two previously unreleased versions of tracks recorded in the early 70-s, “Keep Yourself Alive (Long Lost Retake)” (from Queen) and “Stone Cold Crazy” (2011 Remaster) (from Sheer Heart Attack). [2,000 copies]

– [lastfm]R.E.M.[/lastfm] – Three: 3 x 7″ box set featuring three live singles.

– [lastfm]Red Hot Chili Peppers[/lastfm]/[lastfm]The Ramones[/lastfm] – “Havana Affair”: Split 7″ featuring Ramones original plus Chili Peppers’ cover.

– [lastfm]Panda Bear[/lastfm] – Tomboy: Limited edition of new album on clear vinyl, featuring exclusive t shirt. [1,000 copies]

– [lastfm]Phish[/lastfm] – Two Soundchecks: The band’s first ever live vinyl release and their first release in conjunction with Record Store Day. The A-Side is an instrumental jam culled from the soundcheck of Phish’s third show of a sold out three-night stand at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, CA. The B-Side is an especially exotic soundcheck from Hartford, CT in 2009, featuring Trey on Bass, and Fish on drums. [2,000 copies]

– [lastfm]The Rolling Stones[/lastfm] – “Brown Sugar”: 7 inch single vinyl replica of the original EP. B/w b-sides “Bitch” and “Let It Rock”.

– [lastfm]Syd Barrett[/lastfm]: An Introduction to Syd Barrett: 180 gram double LP features tracks that Barrett recorded while he was with Pink Floyd as well as solo recordings.

– [lastfm]Yeasayer[/lastfm] – End Blood: 7″ single featuring two previously unreleased tracks.

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  • Mark Stein

    How come I can never find Record Store Day records at record stores on Record Store Day? Or sometimes, even never? Granted, some have very limited releases, but talk about buzz kill, when you can’t buy what they’re sellin’…

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