Record Store Day Drops 2021 - June
Prospect Hummer was recorded by the band's friend Rusty Santos (co-producer of 2004's Sung Tongs) and originally released in May 2005. The EP features singer-songwriter Vashti Bunyan on three of the four tracks and was released shortly before the band's 2005 release Feels. All four band members - Avey Tare, Deakin, Geologist, and Panda Bear - feature on this release. Pressed on red and yellow starburst vinyl.
1. It’s You 2. Prospect Hummer 3. Baleen Sample 4. I Remember Learning How to Dive
Deluxe edition of their album 20/20 Vision featuring new artwork and 5 new songs. Anti-Flag is a political punk band, which is obvious from their name alone. But over the course of 12 albums across more than 25 years together, they’ve rarely set their sights on singular individuals in songs. Unlike their punk predecessors in the 80s, who made targets of Reagan and his cronies, Anti-Flag has always opted not to date their work with current references, instead focusing on fighting ongoing oppression and dismantling deeply rooted systems of injustice. But on their new album, 20/20 Vision, the band drew a big, fat line in the sand.
Pressed on translucent Red vinyl.
1. Hate Conquers All
2. It Went Off Like A Bomb
3. 20/20 Vision
4. Christian Nationalist
5. Don’t Let The Bastards Get You Down
7. The Disease
8. A Nation Sleeps
9. You Make Me Sick
11. Resistance Frequencies
12. Born To Run
13. Concrete Breeds Apathy
14. No Allegiance to A Flag
15. No One Can Save Yourself But You
16. Fight Like Hell
Vinyl: $41.99 Buy
This limited edition picture disc edition of the latest album from the newly crowned kings of Swedish Metal comes in a special die cut sleeve, released first for RSD Drops. Both discs feature photos of the entire band on sides “A” and “C” ~ disc one features the current album on both sides, disc two features a four song live EP recorded in Paris. A download card is included, as is a custom RSD Drops hype sticker on the front.
Deluxe Limited Edition LP of Beck's 2019 album, Hyperspace, featuring a holographic etching and exclusive cover. Beck has partnered with NASA for visual space missions tied to tracks from the album PEOPLE magazine called “his best in a decade” Packaged in a holographic jacket; includes new 24-page booklet with AI images and NASA data for each track. The vinyl features two additional songs, `Dark Places (Soundscape)' and `I Am The Cosmos (42420)', plus new mixes of `Star', `Hyperspace', `See Through' and `Die Waiting'.
I Am The Cosmos (42420)
Vinyl: $11.99 Buy
The Blind Boys of Alabama are among the most premier artists of the gospel world. Bela Fleck is among the most premier artists of the bluegrass world. Together, they have earned 20 Grammy Awards and scores of other accolades. For RSD Drops 2021, The Blind Boys of Alabama and Bela Fleck have joined together for a special 7" 45RPM vinyl release.
On the A-side, they cover "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free", the Billy Taylor and Dick Dallas classic made famous by Nina Simone. The song continues to be an anthem for the Civil Rights Movement. On the B-side, the Blind Boys bring "See By Faith" to a physical format for the first time. A bonus track to their acclaimed LP, Almost Home, "See By Faith" is a previously unreleased Bob Dylan-penned track.
This release is limited to 2000 copies worldwide.
“I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free” / “See By Faith”
The music of Brainiac ended with the death of frontman Tim Taylor in 1997. Offered here is a glimpse into the working mind of Taylor as he susses out tunes and sound experiments in their rawest form, mostly alone with a four track in his mother's attic. Some are mere sketches. Many never again saw the light of day, or morphed so much they are more like distant cousins of future songs. Some of the more interesting Brainiac songs, like Fucking With The Altimeter, Silver Iodine, or Strung, were elevated from the original four and eight track demos later in the studio environment. Attic Tapes serves as a blueprint for how these types of tunes developed. The entire program is stitched together like a distorted dream. Jumping from one scene to the next, it progresses through all four sides in a historically linear fashion, from the very early days through to the final rehearsals.
While this is not an official Brainiac album, it begins to feel akin to what a Brainiac record might sound like if it were produced by neighbor and Guided by Voices raconteur Robert Pollard. Inside the release are some historically related liner notes written by guitarist John Schmersal giving further insight into the origins and backdrop of the demos and the time they were created.
Draggin' Me Down / Still Insane Velveteen / A Load of Your Fables / All I Have Is Stolen / Factotum / Silver Iodine #1 / Godpocket / Red Silhouette #1 / Let's Lose / Wrecked Choke Riffs / Oh Donna Collage / Apple Of My Heart / Silver Iodine #2 / You All The Time / Banzai Superstar / Sidewalk Culture / I Will Haunt You / Frustration Excerpt / Charles / Ask / Subsurface Genderflux / Flypaper Jam / Cookie Don't Sing / Horses & Ammunition #1 / Toby's International
Pathogens / Signal Flow / Indian Poker Part 0 / Marble Mausoleum / Red Silhouette #2 / Stealing Flowers / Swan Song / Baje Con Los Locos / Dr Fingers / Blow Fly / Horses & Ammunition #2 / The Jesus Christ Of Rug Burns
2001’s Blocc Movement is an album combining the acclaimed gangster rap of C-Bo with the horrorcore of Brotha Lynch Hung, a style he’s credited with innovating. With features from Tech N9ne, Spice 1, and more, this album has continued to stay relevant as a hip-hop classic. This clear vinyl with blue splatter pressing for RSD Drops marks its first time on vinyl.
Gangsta (feat. Kam)
Follow My Lead (feat. Killa Tay, COS)
187 On The Hook (feat. Tech N9ne)
We All Thug (feat. COS, Tall Can)
187 On 24th St
Divide (feat. Phats Bossi, COS)
There It Is
Down At The Courthouse
Money, Power, Respect (feat. Spider Loc)
The Plot (feat. Zagg)
Wheres My Checc (feat. Zagg, Art-B)
Kicc The Door In
Don’t Stop (feat. Yukmout, Spice 1)
In celebration of The Brummies’ second studio album, Automatic World, the guys, in collaboration with Nashville’s beloved Grimey’s record store, present an exclusive 6-song live set Live from Grimey’s recorded on 12/18/20. Pressed on translucent yellow vinyl.
2: Call Me
3: Fever Dream
4: Who Should I Be
5: Cherry Blossom
6: Automatic world
A limited edition, remastered 180g pressing marks the first time on vinyl for this 2002 release. “Precious Bryant is a national treasure.” -Bonnie Raitt
Blues Record of the Year 2002 - French Academy of Music
WC Handy nominee for Best Acoustic Blues Album and Best New Artist
One of the Best Albums of 2002 – Mojo Magazine
2002 Best Debut and Best Recording in Traditional and Acoustic Blues - Living Blues Magazine
A1. “Broke and Ain’t Got a Dime” A2. “Black Rat Swing” A3. “Blues All Around My Bed” A4. “Fool Me Good” A5. “Precious Bryant Staggerin’ Blues” A6. “Don’t Let the Devil Ride” A7. “You Don’t Want Me No More”
B1. “Don’t Mess Up a Good Thing” B2. “Don’t You Wanna Jump” B3. “Wadn’t I Scared” B4. “Fever” B5. “Ups and Downs” B6. “Peepin’ Out My Window” B7. “When the Saints Go Marching In” B8. “Georgia Buck”
Two of Louisiana’s most well-known and respected artists, Boosie Badazz and C-Murder, combined forces to deliver a one-of-a-kind release with Penitentiary Chances. The project is a strong reading from the streets with Boosie and C-Murder telling real-life street stories as only they can. Both had always wanted to work together, and being incarcerated in Angola they had time to put their heads together and come up with the project. This double clear vinyl release marks the first time Penitentiary Chances is pressed on vinyl.
The Beginning / Under Pressure (feat. Calliope Bub) / In The Pen / Dear Supreme Court / 4, 3, 2, 1 / Dear Cee, Dear Boosie / Strapped Up (feat. VS) / Black Babies Don’t Mourn / Don’t Rush 2 / Grow Up (feat. Calliope Bub) / A Political Prisoner Speaks / God, Im Sorry / Blame My Mother / When We Came to The Can (feat. Calliope Bub) / 2 Legit (feat. Calliope Bub) / Remember Me (feat. 2meka, Cuttboy G Dinero, Yella) / This Aint Living (feat. VS) / Miller Time (feat. Mac Milli) / It's Hard 2 Be Black (feat. Snoop Dogg) / For My Homies That's Dead (feat. Calliope Bub) / The End
Hip-Hop legend Chief Keef and super producer Zaytoven teamed up for one of the biggest collaboration projects of 2019 with GloToven. After their fan favorite mixtape, Camp GloTiggy went viral in 2016, Keef and Zaytoven knew their sequel had to be even stronger. Delivering twelve songs and a feature from Lil Pump, the duo outdid expectations, as GloToven received praise from the entire community. This glow-in-the-dark RSD Drops release will be the first time it is available on vinyl.
3rd Person / Old Heads and Regretful Hoes (feat. Lil Pump) / Batman / Ain’t Gonna Happen / Fast / Spy Kid / Petty / Han Han / Posse / Sneeze / What Can I Say / Old Heads and Regretful Hoes
Limited edition double A-side on 12” Tangerine vinyl, featuring the first two singles from Jim Croce’s 1972 album, You Don’t Mess Around with Jim, which hit #1 in the US and Canada is RIAA Certified GOLD
Also included are the original B-sides “Photographs and Memories” and “New York’s Not
The release also includes replicated original front cover art from both singles, one on each side.
The Cure’s third studio album Faith marks its 40th Anniversary this year and to celebrate the album – which features the single “Primary” – will be pressed on picture disc for the very first time. The new pressing has been overseen by Robert Smith and will be available exclusively as part of RSD Drops 2021.
Deftones White Pony 20th Anniversary re-issue included a full disc of remixes of the original album, aka Black Stallion. Two remixes that did not make the acclaimed Black Stallion are now released as an RSD Drops limited edition picture disc. This 12” single features the unreleased remixes by Telfon Tel Aviv (“Digital Bath”), and Arca (“Feiticeira”).
Vinyl: $70.99 Buy
A boxed set of seven of Desmond Dekker’s ska singles (1963 to 1966) – to celebrate his 80th birthday in 2021!
A. Honour Your Mother And Father
A. Happy Birthday Jamaica
B. Sinners, Prepare!
B. Labour Of Learning
B. Spitfire – Don Drummond
B. Take Your Time – Theo Beckford
A. King Of Ska
B. Boof Ska – Tony Washington & The D.C.s
(as The Beverley’s All Stars)
A. Get Up Adina
B. Sleepwalk – Sonny Burke & His Group
(as The Beverley’s All Stars)
A. It Was Only A Dream
B. Just One Little Girl – The Four Aces
A. Mount Zion
B. This Woman
B. Just in Time – Sonny Burke and His Group
(as The Beverley’s All Stars)
The "Somewhere With Devo" suite was performed live, one night only, as the encore of the band's Total Devo concert at The Palace in Hollywood, CA 12/9/88.
The Devo re-mix set by DJ Kinky from 2010, also included here, was never released previously.
1 Somewhere With Devo 2 Freedom of Choice 3 What We Do 4 Peek-a-Boo 5 Cameo 6 Step Up
When Manu Dibango meets the members of Buena Vista Social Club in Cuba
1. Cielito Lindo
3. Rumba Makossa
4. Son de la Loma
5. Cerisiers Roses Et Pommiers Blancs
7. Quizas, Quizas, Quizas
9. El Manicero
10. El Paralitico
11. Cosita Linda
Vinyl: $31.99 Buy
By the gods! This vinyl release features the full score soundtrack, composed by Paul Edward-Francis, of the 2020 hit Netflix original anime Blood of Zeus. For fans of the show, we've pressed this limited edition 2 x LP on a DEMONS-red-and-black-splatter vinyl which will only be available for RSD Drops 2021. Limited to 1000 copies.
“One of Those Tales”, “Heron Vs the Demon”, “The Titans”, “A Peasants Way of Life”, “A Call to Arms”, “A King's Despair”, “Heron's Journey”, “Past Is Prologue”, “Hera's Vengeance”, “Convert or Die”, “The Son of Zeus”, “Electra's Death”, “Seraphim's Theme”, “Herme's Run”, “Seraphim's Story”, “Escape or Die”, “Mount Pelion”, “Alexia and Chiron”, “Seraphim's Quest”, “Escape”, “The Power of Zeus”, “Flight to Olympus”, “Training a Demigod”, “Seraphim's Rage”, “Seraphim's Revenge”, “Journey to the Deep”, “Apollo Vs Ares”, “Talos”, “Preparing for Battle”, “War for Olympus”, “Zeus and Hera's Theme”, “Gods and Heroes”, “A Proud Father”, “Blood of Zeus End Credits”
The 2014 album with new cover art and a new color pressing. Their astounding eighth long player fizzes and crackles with the malevolent energy of a giant black sun blotting out the sky; this is their heaviest album since magnum opus Dope Throne (2000), their most evil and the most acidic and psychedelic of their career to date. Pressed on Dark Green vinyl.
LP 1 –
1. Incensed For The Damned
2. Time To Die
3. I Am Nothing
4. Destroy Those Who Love God
LP 2 –
1. Funeral Of Your Mind
2. We Love The Dead
4. Lucifer's Slaves
5. Saturn Dethroned
Limited edition 50th anniversary picture disc of ELP’s 1971 acclaimed, seminal second studio album that UK#1 / US#9 / Italy #1 / Germany #4 / Netherlands #6 / Australia #6.
Die-cut sleeve with replicas of the original album artwork, mastered from the 2012 HD remaster by Andy Pearce and Matt Wortham.
SIDE A: 1. Tarkus 2. Eruption 3. Stones Of Years 4. Iconoclast 5. Mass 6. Manticore 7. Battlefield 8. Aquatarkus
SIDE B: 1. Jeremy Bender 2. Bitches Crystal 3. The Only Way (Hymn) 4. Infinite Space (Conclusion) 5. A Time And A Place 6. Are You Ready Eddy?
Verve Label Group is proud to launch a new vinyl series, Original Grooves, available exclusively on Record Store Day. Original Grooves showcases the vinyl cutting technique known as "parallel grooves”, where grooves are cut side-by-side instead of one after another, allowing for a different aural experience depending on where the needle is dropped. The second of this series comes from Ella Fitzgerald. This 12" Single LP features live versions of Mack the Knife and Summertime from the legendary 1960 Berlin performance, with the 1962 “Lost Berlin Tapes” versions “hidden” on the neighboring grooves.
Mack The Knife 1960
Mack the Knife 1962
San Francisco rock band The Flamin' Groovies moved to Britain in 1972, where they signed to United Artists. During this year they recorded The Rockfield Recordings with British producer Dave Edmonds at The Rockfield Studios in Wales. Now for the first time, all their 1972 recordings for United Artists will be released on vinyl, having previously only been available on CD as A Bucket of Brains back in 1995. The 10” includes both the original mix -- and a 1995 remix at original speed -- of their masterpiece “Shake Some Action”. Limited to 6500 copies worldwide.
Side One – 1. Shake Some Action, 2. Tallahassee Lassie, 3. Married Woman, 4. Get a Shot of Rhythm & Blues
Side Two – 1. Slow Death, 2. You Tore Me Down, 3. Little Queenie, 4. Shake Some Action (95 Mixdown - Original Speed)
The Soft Bulletin is one of the Flaming Lips’ most popular and best-selling albums. The Soft Bulletin Companion was originally available as a promo-only CD, hand-made by the Lips’ management, and given to media and radio as the original album grew in popularity around its original release. The compilation includes unreleased songs from the era, plus outtakes and early mixes, B-sides, international bonus tracks and stereo versions of Zaireeka tracks. This silver-colored, double LP comes to record stores first as part of RSD Drops.
This live set was recorded in the summer of 2020 in Dublin's historic Kilmainham Gaol. It is a ten song document of some of their best work to date put down on 180g vinyl in a gatefold jacket with an essay by author and historian Donal Fallon.
A1) Hero's Death A2) Sha Sha Sha A3) Chequeless Reckless A4) Televised Mind A5) Too Real
B1) I Don't Belong B2) Liberty Belle B3) Big B4) Dublin City Sky B5) Boys in the Better Land
When Jeffrey Dean Foster watched the Black Lives Matter protests following George Floyd’s murder last summer, he wanted to address the cruelty that prompted them. The result was “I’m Starting to Bleed,” a pastiche of late-period Bowie and “Cruisin’”-era Smokey Robinson infused with a creeping sense of dread. The remixed, reimagined “I’m Starting to Bleed (Pastoral)” strips the song back to its studs, trading the original instrumentation for guitars orchestrated by 1970s Film Stock. “When Was the Last Time” was recorded as a bare-bones acoustic performance at The Ramkat in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Don Dixon suggested making a record out of it, noting that Johnny Cash magicked some of his TV appearances into album tracks. Dixon and Foster’s additions of drums, bass, electric guitar and strings, Beth McKee’s Wurlitzer, and Marti Jones’ pristine backing vocals turned it into a panoramic pop song. “Tell Somebody” is a wall of sound full of sonic nods to The Who, Big Star, and Teenage Fanclub at their Bandwagonesque best. “Headin’ Home” is a tossed-off ode to pandemic isolation, like the Flamin’ Groovies reluctantly following a stay-at-home-order. Dixon and Mitch Easter pulled the mixes together, while Dave McNair (Bowie, Dylan, Patti Smith) mastered the record. The I’m Starting to Bleed EP probably couldn’t have been made outside of the disorienting cauldron of the past year. Foster is currently working on his next full-length album.
Proceeds from this release, and three others in this series support The Shalom Project (an organization that supports NC families in need).
This is a regional release and though it’s available to all RSD-participating stores, it will primarily be available at stores in North Carolina.
Side 1: 1) “I'm Starting To Bleed”
Side 2: 1) “When Was The Last Time” 2) “Tell Somebody” 3) “Headin' Home” 4) “I'm Starting To Bleed (pastoral)”
Side B: “In A Minor Key”, “It Must Be Raining Somewhere”, “Un Autre Temps”, “Come Home To Me”, “There's A Dream Around The Corner”, “Cerulean Is Lovely”
RSD Drops edition of the brand new album with exclusive cover art and pressed on Pink vinyl.
SIDE 1 1. The Men Who Rule The World 2. The Creeps 3. Uncomfortably Me 4. Wolves 5. Anonymous XXX 6. Waiting for God
SIDE 2 1. Godhead 2. A Woman Destroyed 3. Flipping the Bird 4. No Gods No Master 5. This City Will Kill You
London-based saxophone player Nubya Garcia releasea SOURCE ≡ OUR DANCE, an RSD Drops 12” remix EP presented on Turquoise Blue w/Black vinyl. This special RSD Drops exclusive is a collection of four remix tracks from Nubya’s celebrated debut album SOURCE, reimagined through collaboration with cutting edge artists Makaya McCraven, DJ Tahira, Mark de Clive-Lowe and Shy One. This limited edition LP comes hot off the heels of Nubya’s debut album which landed on numerous Best Albums of 2020 lists, including MOJO, NPR, Paste, Pitchfork and Rolling Stone, to name a few, and one The New York Times describes as “a life’s worth of experiences into an hourlong listen.”
A side 1. Source (Makaya McCraven Remix) 2. Stand With Each Other (Tahira Remix)/B side 1. Together Is a Beautiful Place To Be (Shy One Remix) 2. The Message Continues (Mark de Clive-Lowe Remix)
A limited edition, remastered 180g pressing of the 1987 album that garnered **** ½ from All Music Guide. "This is a country record, we're just not sure what country." - Col. Bruce
Produced by Col. Bruce Hampton & Ricky Keller
Special Guests: Paul Barrere, Tinsley Ellis, T Lavitz, Sonny Emory, Oteil Burbridge, Jimmy Herring, Rev. Jeff Mosier, Jeff Sipe and more.
A1. “Arkansas” A2. “Elevator To The Moon” A3. “Throndossull” A4. “Brato Ganibe”
B1. “Strange Voices” B2. “Fixin’ To Die” B3. “Basically Frightened”
C1. “Mr. Kane” C2. “Zumpano’s Retreat”
D3. “Baseball Tickets” D4. “Morgan” D5. “Cold Mountain”
This year we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hooverphonics’ debut album A New Stereophonc Sound. Music On Vinyl in cooperation with Sony Music and Alex Callier are releasing four Hooverphonic remix EPs. Each represents a Hooverphonic album: A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular, Blue Wonder Power Milk, The Magnificent Tree and Presents Jackie Cane.
Alex Callier selected the best remixes of their songs for each remix EP. The first, A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular remixes is available as part of RSD Drops. Only 2000 individually numbered copies on solid purple are pressed. (The other three are scheduled to be released later in 2021.
Hooverphonic are a Belgian band that formed in October 1995. Though originally categorized as a trip hop group, they quickly expanded their sound to the point where they could no longer be described as a lone genre, but rather encompass alternative, electronica, electropop, rock, and a mixture of others. The band originally called themselves Hoover, but later changed their name to Hooverphonic after discovering other groups were already using the Hoover name and to avoid any legal issues with the vacuum cleaner company.
Since their formation, Hooverphonic's lineup consisted of bassist Alex Callier, guitarist Raymond Geerts, and various lead singers. Geike Arnaert (1997–2008, 2020-present) has recently re-joined the band.
Hooverphonic were supposed to represent Belgium at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. However, the event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They will instead represent Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
The band achieved international recognition through the inclusion of the Stereophonic track "2Wicky" on the soundtrack to Bernardo Bertolucci's 1996 film Stealing Beauty. "2Wicky" also appeared on the soundtracks of I Know What You Did Last Summer and Heights. The track's main riff is sampled from Isaac Hayes' recording of the 1960s hit "Walk On By".
“Inhaler” is, not least thanks to those wonderfully fanning out guitars, still a missed world hit.
Remix duties are fulfilled by drum ‘n bass producer Dj Pulse, owner of the Creative Wax label, and the late Hector Zazou. Both gave some LTJ Bukem-esque vibes to “Inhaler” and “2 Wicky”.
Furthermore, Alex Callier and the band re-recorded both songs and added some extra strings to “Inhaler”.
Side A 1. 2wicky (Dj Pulse Remix) 2. 2wicky (Not So Extended Hoovering Version)
Side B: 1. Inhaler (Drum ‘N’ Orch Remix By Hoover) 2. Inhaler (Mr Pink Remix By Hector Zazou)
Exclusive RSD Drops release featuring four session/stripped back tracks from recent album CFTW. Look for four new videos to accompany the tracks.
Side A: Rookery (Live) / Far Out (Live)
Side B: Finders Keepers/The Strange Last Flight of Richard Russell (Live)
A 7” picture disc featuring their cover of Metallica’s “Sad But True” and their Top 10 radio single “Wolf Totem” featuring Jacoby Shaddix. This is Exclusively at record stores as part of RSD Drops.
A Side: “Sad But True” (Metallica Cover)
B Side: “Wolf Totem” featuring Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach
After is the third studio solo album by former Emperor frontman Ihsahn. This album is the final album in a planned trilogy of albums by Ihsahn. Double Colored Vinyl Set: LP1 -Black/White Swirl + LP2- Solid Pink. Housed in gatefold packaging
1. The Barren Lands
2. A Grave Inversed
4. Frozen Lakes On Mars
3. Heaven's Black Sea
4. On The Shores
The all-star collective The Jaded Hearts Club specialize in putting their ragged garage-rock spin on a catalogue of forgotten classics and all-time favorites, as evidenced on their debut album, You've Always Been Here.
Now the band--consisting of Miles Kane (The Last Shadow Puppets), Nic Cester (Jet), Graham Coxon (Blur), Jamie Davis, Matt Bellamy (MUSE), and Sean Payne (The Zutons)--are set to release Live At The 100 Club as part of RSD Drops 2021!
Side 1: 1. Gloria 2. Have Love Will Travel 3. My Generation 4. Money 5. Please Please Me
Side 2: 1. Hey Bulldog 2. Back In The USSR 3. Sunshine Of Your Love 4. Paint It Black 5. Helter Skelter
Sarah Jarosz puts her own unique stamp on songs by Billie Eilish and U2 on this 12" single. Side B etching.
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For/my future
Atlanta rapper Jeezy is one of the more visible frontrunners of the Southern Trap sound that grew to worldwide popularity. His 2005 major-label debut, Let's Get It: Thug Motivation, kicked down the doors for him to become one of the top-performing commercial rappers of his time. This collection celebrates 15 years of the Thug Motivation series on clear vinyl, standard weight. Parental Advisory.
1. AND THEN WHAT
2. GO CRAZY
3. SOUL SURVIVOR
4. MY HOOD
5. TRAP STAR
6. I LUV IT
7. GO GETTA
9. U KNOW WHAT IT IS
1. LEAVE YOU ALONE
2. I DO
3. LOSE MY MIND
4. WAY TOO GONE
6. MLK BLVD
7. 1 TIME
9. BIG SHIT
This first-time vinyl edition of The Hustle Continues by legendary Three 6 Mafia founder Juicy J comes as part of RSD Drops. This sixteen track album debuts in a 2xLP 45 RPM wide spine jacket format on 180g vibrant colored vinyl (one Orchid disc and one Lime Green). Also included is an 11” x 11” poster insert w/album art, a download card, and a custom hype sticker for that mentions the following guest artists: 2 Chainz, ASAP Rocky, Conway, Jay Rock, Keyglock, Lex Luger, Lil Baby, Logic, Megan Thee Stallion, Nle Choppa, Project Pat, Ty Dolla Sign, Wiz Khalifa, and Young Dolph. Limited Edition US pressing 3000 pieces.
Limited edition remastered 50th anniversary picture disc release of the 1971 British comedy film soundtrack album. Performed by THE KINKS with additional orchestral arrangements by Stanley Myers. Their ninth official studio album and last on the PYE label.
Previously unreleased in the USA, and the first vinyl re-press in twenty years.
Sleeve artwork and textured cover as per the original release. Produced in association with THE KINKS.
SIDE ONE: 1. God’s Children 2. Lola 3. The Way Love Used To Be 4. Completely 5. Running Round Town 6. Moments
SIDE TWO: 1. Animals In The Zoo 2. Just Friends 3. Whip Lady 4. Dreams 5. Helga 6. Willesden Green 7. God’s Children – End
Heavy Sun, the soulful, debut from Daniel Lanois and his invigorating new all-star band. Recorded in Los Angeles and Toronto, the album fuses classic gospel and modern electronics, mixing gritty, human textures with crisp, digital accents and lush, swirling atmospherics to create a sound that's at once warmly familiar and boldly unexpected. The arrangements here are spacious and dreamy, anchored by rich, righteous organ topped with airy falsetto and mesmerizing four-part harmony, and the writing is buoyant and soulful to match, tapping into the shared uncertainty of the human condition to offer hope, comfort, and connection at a time when all three run in desperately short supply. For RSD Drops this year comes the vinyl debut of this critically acclaimed album. Pressed on Translucent Ruby inside Opaque Orchid colored vinyl, and limited to a worldwide run of 4000. Includes a download card.
Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor Series is a limited edition four LP set featuring Fiasco’s debut studio album Food & Liquor and follow up Food and Liquor II together on vinyl for the first time, exclusively for RSD Drops 2021.
Food & Liquor – which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year – features production from Kanye West, The Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo), Mike Shinoda & Jay-Z amongst others. It was nominated for four Grammy Awards, and includes Grammy Award winning track “Daydreaming” (Feat. Jill Scott).
Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 – which will be pressed on vinyl for the first time ever exclusively for this package – features production from The Audibles and 1500 or Nothin' amongst others. It went on to chart at number 5 in the US Billboard 200 and was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.
The albums are pressed on 140g vinyl, in an assortment of colors and housed in a slipcase. Strictly Limited and numbered to 7000 copies worldwide.
Vinyl: $11.99 Buy
Undivided is the current single from Tim McGraw and Tyler Hubbard. Perforrmed during President Biden's inauguration celebration and available here for the first time on vinyl! B-Side is a live version of I Called Mama which was a #1 single at Country radio.
SIDE A – Undivided (w/ Tyler Hubbard)
SIDE B – I Called Mama
Apply Pressure is the latest album from Merkules of Surrey, Canada.
Featuring heavy hitters Kevin Gates, The Game, E-40, Jelly Roll and more, this is the first release on vinyl.
G&G / Apply Pressure (feat. Kevin Gates) / Death Wish (feat. The Game) / Feel Shit (feat. Jelly Roll) / Brand New / 1980 (feat. E-40) / Demons / Feel My Pain / Forever Alone (feat. Evil Ebenezer) / Late Night Shift
Vinyl debut for RSD of Me’Shell’s 1996 sophomore release for Warner Records’ Maverick subsidiary. Deluxe and expanded 2LP set features four non-LP & instrumental bonus tracks making their debut on wax. Pressed on 140g blue viny in a deluxe tip-on gatefold jacket. All tracks are previously released.
1.The Womb 2.The Way 3. Deuteronomy: Niggerman 4. Ecclesiastes: Free My Heart 5. Leviticus: Faggot 6. Mary Magdalene 7. God Shiva 8. Who Is He and What Is He To You 9.Stay 10.Bittersweet 11.A Tear and A Smile 12.Make Me Wanna Holler 13.The Teaching* 14.Soul Searchin’ (I Wanna Know If It’s Mine)* 15.Stay (instrumental mix)* 16.Who Is He And What Is He To You (instrumental mix)*
In 2002, while the Church was on a short hiatus, Marty Willson-Piper (The Church, All About Eve, Moat) and childhood friend/producer Dare Mason (Placebo, The Church) collaborated to record under the name Noctorum for the first time. The result was their debut album, Sparks Lane, which immediately turned into absolute classic and cult favorite amongst hard-core fans. The band is delighted to release this classic for the first time ever on vinyl for RSD Drops 2021. Pressed on grey vinyl.
The cover art by the late Greg Daville was composite images put together to form an unlikely reality. The device featured in the picture is called an orrery and is a real thing ' a working mechanical model of our solar system.
This exclusive release will be printed in a beautiful gatefold Vinyl packaging, in a suitable 'moody' grey colored vinyl with download card included. Limited to 1,000 copies worldwide.
Hey There / Aujourd'hui / My Museum / Hymn / High As A Kite / Ask Again / Things To Do And Be / All In Good Faith / A Girl In Every Graveyard / Qu'est-ce Que C'est
Mexican Summer presents exclusive new editions of Oneohtrix Point Never’s seminal works Betrayed in the Octagon, Russian Mind, Zones Without People, Drawn and Quartered, and The Fall Into Time. Originally released on various bedroom labels before being collected as Rifts in 2012, these crucial chapters in Oneohtrix Point Never’s origin story are brought back in limited editions as part of RSD Drops 2021. The Fall Into Time is featured on transparent olive color vinyl.
Oneohtrix Point Never is the vessel of Daniel Lopatin, the Brooklyn-based musician, composer, and Mercury Prize nominated producer. Lopatin has released numerous critically acclaimed albums including his recent self-titled album, Magic Oneohtrix Point Never (Warp 2020), provided scores for The Safdie Brothers’ Uncut Gems (2019) and Good Time (2017), and production for The Weeknd, Anohni, FKA Twigs, David Byrne, Moses Sumney and Nine Inch Nails among others.
1. Blue Drive 2. The Trouble With Being Born 3. Sand Partina 4. Melancholy Descriptions of Simple 3D Environments 5. Memory Vague 6. KGB Nights
Mexican Summer presents exclusive new editions of Oneohtrix Point Never’s seminal works Betrayed in the Octagon, Russian Mind, Zones Without People, Drawn and Quartered, and The Fall Into Time. Originally released on various bedroom labels before being collected as Rifts in 2012, these crucial chapters in Oneohtrix Point Never’s origin story are brought back in limited editions as part of RSD Drops 2021. Russian Mind is featured on metallic silver color vinyl.
1. Months 2. Physical Memory 3. Grief And Repetition 4. Russian Mind 5. Time Decanted 6. Immanence
Mercury Studios are delighted to announce, for the first time in thirty years, the release of Robert Plant Live At Knebworth, a four track EP exclusively for RSD Drops 2021.
1. Hurting Kind (I've Got My Eyes On You)
2. Liar’s Dance
1. Tall Cool One
2. Wearing & Tearing
Vinyl: $32.99 Buy
On June 16th, 2018, the adventurous UK avant-garde act Renaldo & The Loaf (first introduced to the world by The Residents through their label Ralph Records) took to the stage to perform their music live for the first time in their then thirty-eight year career! An audience of 250 lucky fans witnessed this at Replugged, a club on Lerchenfelder Strasse in Vienna, Austria.
As part of RSD Drops 2021 blocGLOBAL presents this impeccably recorded & mastered double live album for the first time on vinyl! If it’ll be another number of years before their next performance, at least fans will have this beautiful record to tide them over. On red/black splatter vinyl (Disc 1) and white/black splatter vinyl (Disc 2). Pressed at 45 RPM for superior sound.
A Side: 1. BPM 2. Lonely Rosa 3. Scent Of Turnip 4. Ow! Stew The Red Shoe
B Side: 1. Scottish Shuffle 2. Absence 3. Green Candle
C Side: 1. Henri Rise 2. Bearded Cats 3. Corset Vendor 4. 16 Going On 17
D Side: 1. Spratts Medium/Medical Man 2. Gladsome Vane 3. Hambu Hodo (Encore)
The highly sought after self-titled album by Round Robin and Brimstone typically changes collector's hands for hundreds of dollars and has been on the radar of modern soul/boogie fans for some time with featured cuts on Kon and Amir's "Off Track Vol.1" and our own Groove Merchant Turns 20 compilation. Deep Funk/Soul enthusiasts also know "The Round Robin Monopoly" band which is another project by band leader Robin Lloyd.
You Can't Do It, Our Love Is So True, Plenty Good Lovin', Love, I Wanna Live With You, One Night Affair
Heir to Despair is the 11th studio album by Sigh. While the previous album Graveward (2015) was rather symphonic orchestral stuff, Heir to Despair is pointing at the completely opposite direction. Heavily inspired by old, crazy progressive bands like Brainticket, Embryo, Agitation Free, Between, Gentle Giant, Os Mutantes, Modulo 1000, Black Widow, etc., Heir to Despair turned out to be a heavy, psychedelic and exotic album.
SIDE A –
2. Homo Homini Lupus
3. Hunters Not Horned
4. In Memories Delusional
SIDE B – ////Heresy Trilogy////
1. Heresy I: Oblivium
2. Heresy II: Acosmism
3. Heresy III: Sub Specie Aeternitatis
4. Hands Of The String-Puller
5. Heir To Despair
Seven demos of the Stillwater songs for the iconic rock film Almost Famous, five recorded by Nancy Wilson and two recorded by Peter Frampton, made available for the first-time ever, pressed exclusively for RSD Drops 2021 on translucent red vinyl.
- Love Comes And Goes (Early Version - Demo) – Nancy Wilson
- Fever Dog (Demo) – Nancy Wilson
- Love Thing (Demo) – Nancy Wilson
- Chance Upon You (Demo) – Nancy Wilson
- Love Comes And Goes (Demo) – Nancy Wilson
- You Had To Be There (Demo) – Peter Frampton, Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrick
- Hour Of Need (Demo) – Peter Frampton, Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrick
Newly created exclusive 12” picture disc for RSD Drops 2021 features an ultra-rare acoustic home recording of the track “Junco Partner,” a song famously recorded by The Clash.
Side B features a live version of the track recorded at the Brixton Academy in 2001 by Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros
Side A: “Junco Partner (Acoustic)”
Side B: “Junco Partner (Live)”
Two new songs, only available on this translucent blue 180g vinyl LP, plus five live songs from the Styx Fix series.
1. The Same Stardust
2. Age Of Entropia
3. Mr. Roboto (Live In Bossier City, LA February 21, 2020)
4. Radio Silence (Live in Solvesborg, Sweden June 8, 2019)
5. Man In The Wilderness (Live In Grand Rapids, MI August 8, 2018)
6. Miss America (Live In Bossier City, LA February 21 2020)
7. Renegade (Live In Solvesborg, Sweden June 8, 2019)
A limited edition four track EP on transparent 10” 140g vinyl, featuring “Cheree,” '” Remember,” “Cheree (Remix)” and “Keep Your Dreams” (an early version of “Dream Baby Dream”). Brand new artwork designed by Philip Marshall, including photography by Adrian Boot.
Side A: 1. Cheree 2. I Remember
Side B: 1. Cheree (Remix) 2. Keep Your Dreams
Originally released by Creation Records in May 1998 this legendary EP from the iconic psych-pop group is pressed on heavyweight vinyl (180g) in limited numbers as part of RSD Drops.
Remastered audio from 2017 appears on vinyl here for the first time. Cover illustration by long-time band collaborator Pete Fowler, on a spot-gloss red against matte silver sleeve.
Side A: 1. Smokin' 2. Mu-Tron
Side B: 1. Ice Hockey Hair 2. Let's Quit Smoking
This 25th anniversary of SUPERGRASS’ UK #5 single “Going Out” is taken from the band’s successful second album In It For The Money.
Limited edition 6 track EP on 12” burgundy and silver vinyl includes original single A/B sides and rare live tracks from the time. Artwork features original release front and back cover image out-takes with silver cover text. Produced in association with SUPERGRASS.
Side A: 1. Going Out 2. Melanie Davis 3. Strange Ones (Live From The Ballroom, Glasgow, 19th May 1995)
Side B: 1. Where Have All The Good Times Gone? (Live From The Ballroom, Glasgow, 19th May 1995) 2. Melanie Davis (Live from The RDS Arena, Dublin 22nd June 1996) 3. Going Out (Live from The RDS Arena, Dublin 22nd June 1996)
Indie folk guitarist William Tyler wrote and recorded New Vanitas during lockdown in 2020. This first physical release is pressed on black vinyl in a black dustsleeve with a coupon for a full download.
With News About Heaven|Time Indefinite|Big Sky Waltz|Four Corners|Slow Night's Static|She Swims in Hidden Water|Pisces Backroads
“Fire” was originally released as the first single from U2’s second album October, in July 1981, with “J Swallow” as the b-side. This 40th anniversary picture disc edition includes both tracks on side A, plus two live recordings of ‘Fire’ on side B - from Werchter in Belgium in July 1982 and from a BBC recording at the Hammersmith Palais in London in December 1982. All tracks have been newly remastered. Housed in transparent heavyweight PVC outersleeve.
Side A:(1) Fire (2) J Swallow / Side B:(1) Live recordings of "Fire"- from Werchter in Belgium (2) Live recordings of "Fire"- BBC recording at the Hammersmith Palais in London in December 1982.
Graphic vinyl deluxe package: includes a new single ft. Vic Mensa and an original manga chapter chronicling the adventures of a young African recruit in the Roman Legion, illustrated by the team at Saturday AM!
1. Will to Survive featuring Vic Mensa 2. Deserts of the Real
Limited edition galaxy swirl vinyl picture disc with reimagined artwork by renowned artist Roger Dean.
SIDE A: 1. Sunrise 2. Spider Woman 3. Blind Eye 4. Echoes In The Dark 5. Rain
SIDE B: 1. Sweet Lorraine 2. Tales 3. The Magician’s Birthday
Newly curated compilation of classic and rare R&B, doo-wop and soul tracks from the catalogs of Fania, Stax, Vee-Jay and more. Pressed on clear and black swirled vinyl.
Side A: 1. Tragic - The Sheppards, 2. Negrona - Ralfi Pagan, 3. Oh What A Night - The Dells, 4. Man's Temptation - Gene Chandler, 5. Me and You - Brenton Wood, 6. Maybe - Ralph Robles; Side B: 1. Dedicated to the One I Love - The Temprees, 2. I'll Be Sweeter Tomorrow - Joe Bataan, 3. That You Love Me - The Impressions, 4. Accept Me - The Harvey Averne Dozen, 5. Nothing But Nothing - The Dontells, 6. Two Lovers Make One Fool - The Serenaders
Sometimes the demo recording of a song has a vibe that cannot be duplicated. Whether that first recording is a voice memo on your phone or half haphazardly recorded with one mic in the room, there’s an undeniable charm to these recordings. If you spend some time listening to them, when the “real” recording is made, many times one has a hard time letting go of the demo. The medical term for this is called “Demoitis”. On that note, Big Crown Records is proud to present Demoitis Vol. 1, a release that is easily a decade in the making.
The songwriting process can be cathartic, especially if you're trying to make sense of things in your life through the music. Lady Wray wrote and recorded the demo version of “Guilty” just days after her brother was incarcerated. The rawness of what she was going through will surely send a chill through the listener’s soul.
Some of these demos were recorded to pitch the music to the label or producer. Bobby Oroza’s “This Love” demo (originally called “Breaktru”) is him at home with an MPC, recording music to show to the guys at Timmion in hopes of working together. Brainstory’s version of “Breathe” also falls into this category. There are cases where someone writes a song for an artist and actually sings it as a reference for them to learn the tune. “Will I Get Off Easy” & “Regenerate” were both originally sung by Leon Michels for Lee Fields to learn and record them later. Of course no one can hold a candle to Mr Lee Fields’ vocals, but the El Michels versions of these are killers in their own right. Again, this is what this record is about, not better or worse, but enjoying all the steps in the process.
Paul Schalda from Paul & The Tall Trees sent us the demos to his sophomore album and they blew us away. When he got in the studio to make the record there was a strong sentiment of sticking close to the demos and trying to recapture that intimacy. On the other side of that coin some of these are a testament to the production. Liam Bailey’s “Don’t Blame NY” demo is something of a loose freestyle that comes across as a Jazz number. It is always interesting to see what twists and turns a song takes from inception to the finished version.
We hope you enjoy Demotis Vol. 1 as much as we do. It is a pleasure to share this stuff with the world. It is a great listen and we hope it inspires people to write and record more music with whatever means you have of doing so.
1. Lady Wray "Guilty", 2. El Michels Affair "Will I Get Off Easy", 3. Bobby Oroza "Breaktru", 4. Paul & The Tall Trees "Then We'll Wave", 5. Holy Hive "Blue Light", 6. Lee Fields & The Expressions "Lover Man", 7. Brainstory "The Promise of Grace (Interlude), 8. Brainstory "Peter Pan", 9. Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band "Round & Round", 10. The Shacks "For Real", 11. Lizette and Quevin "Grow Forever"
I MEAN ALARMED: the Toulon-Pedro Connect is a project conceived by US punk icon Mike Watt and Régis Laugier of the French experimental trio Hi Fi Klub. The collaboration pairs 24 musicians from the cities of Toulon, France and San Pedro, California, including members of bands such as At Dawn We Are Kings, Bara Bandai, Brother James, Lèvres de Beurre, LuneApache, Sarah Maison, Potochkine, CM Sludge, Les Somnambulites, The Spitters, Twin Apple, and Mike Watt’s trios (The Missingmen, The Secondmen, Il Sogno del Marinaio). The limited edition color vinyl pressing comes housed in a gatefold jacket, complete with an extensive 40 page booklet about the unique project.
Side A: « Toulon - Pedro »
Side B: « Pedro - Toulon »
Dallas-based Eastwood Music Group has joined forces with the Dallas Mavericks and Universal Music Production Group to curate a "Soundtrack for Empowerment." The Truth to Power Project is a creative endeavor working to engage people with inspiring new music and multimedia content to encourage community involvement. Let’s bring truth to the light so that we can heal, grow, and prosper together. Hip-Hop, Soul, Psych and Jazz artists with a shared commitment to racial equity have donated their time and creative energies to produce Exclusive collaborations, including Leon Bridges, Black Pumas, BADBADNOTGOOD, Keite Young, Ghost-Note, Sarah Jaffe, Holy Hive, and many more. And it hasn’t taken long for this expansive, nonprofit musical endeavor to transcend its DFW roots and grow into Austin, New York, Detroit, and Toronto. On a local level, Eastwood is working with the Dallas Mavericks and Universal Music Production Group to identify nonprofits in the DFW-area that are aligned with their vision for supporting communities that have been damaged by inequitable structures. Released on RSD-Exclusive smoky clear vinyl in a single wide-spine jacket designed by renowned Dallas artist Jeremy Biggers.
Leon Bridges & Keite Young - Like A Ship | Elliott Skinner - What Does It Mean | S1 feat. Dereck Scott - Bishop | Sergeant Ira Carter | Paul And The Tall Trees + Adrian Quesada - Don't Stay Silent | Black Pumas - Black Moon Rising (Badbadnotgood Remix) | N'Dambi - Space (NCS Remix) | Holy Hive - Kingdom Of The Sun | Sha La Das - Didn't I | Ghost Funk Orchestra - Your Man's No Good | Bastards Of Soul - Look Me In The Eye | Flower Child - Truth To Power | Free Blck feat. The Dallas String Quartet - Ventilation | Max Gerl - Restoration | Cure For Paranoia - Peace And Light | Ghost-Note - Spunky | JT Donaldson & Penelope Antena - Colorblind | Zaftiggg! - Sultans Of Decay | Leon Bridges & Keite Young - Like A Ship (Niles City Dub) | Abraham Alexander - Bridge Over Troubled Water | Sarah Jaffe & Sam Lao - Domino | Keite Young - Is It Because I'm Black
Legendary New Zealand band The Verlaines are proud to release Live at the Windsor Castle, Auckland May 1986.
Packaged in a beautiful gatefold jacket, the artwork is a replication of the vintage gig poster. Sky Blue vinyl, complete with download code and liner notes from singer Graeme Downes: “This album may end up the hands of people who weren't even born when these performances took place, so, let me tell you what it was like. The Verlaines. at the time, were Graeme Downes, Jane Dodd and Robbie Yeats. We lived in Dunedin at the near-bottom of the South Island of New Zealand. We were at University. These gigs were recorded to try to capture a live version of Slow Sad Love Song for the upcoming Birddog album that we recorded later that year.
40th anniversary half-speed analog remastering of the original album on LP1. LP2 contains a collection of 4 bonus studio outtakes and 4 live tracks from the band's Rockpalast 1981 show. Double Vinyl Set: LP1 - Blue / LP2: Yellow
You Better You Bet
Don't Let Go the Coat
The Quiet One
Did You Steal My Money?
How Can You Do It Alone
Another Tricky Day
SIDE THREE: Session Rough Mixes
I Like Nightmares
It's in You
Somebody Save Me
Dance It Away
Don’t Let Go the Coat (Pete Vocal)
SIDE FOUR: Live at Rockpalast
Don’t Let Go the Coat
You Better You Bet
The Quiet One
Another Tricky Day
A 3xLP box of unheard and classic material in partnership with the estate of the comic legend.
Disc 1. Wonderful World of JW
1. Introduction/Flying Saucer
3. Football Game
4. Airline Pilots
1. Used Pet Shop
2. Hip Robin Hood
3. Super Service Station
4. Marine Corps
Disc 2. JW at the Crescendo on January 22, 1960.
2. Horror Movies
4. Prison Scene
1. Amateur Show
4. Great White Hunter
Disc 3. Bonus Material
1. JW with the Martians - Nee Nee Na Na Na Na Nu Nu
2. JW with the Martians - Take Me To Your Leader
5. Lightning Bug
1. Winters Wonderland 1
2. Winters Wonderland 2