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Record Store Day Drops 2021 - June

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June Exclusive

12” Picture Disc Edition (Maxi 33T)  of Air’s People In The City,  exclusively for RSD Drops 2021.

A1. People In The City A2. The Way You Look Tonight
B1. People In The City (Modjo Version) B2. People In The City (Jack Lahana Remix)

AIR - People In the City [RSD Drops 2021]
$22.86
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June Limited Run

SIDE A: 1. Hazy-O 2. Happy Hour
SIDE B: 1. Slower Lower 2. Good Times Roll

Jimmie Allen - Hazy-O! [RSD Drops 2021]
$16.50
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Anti-Flag

20/20 Division [RSD Drops 2021]

ON SALE $29.98 Vinyl: $27.84 Buy

June - RSD First

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
6. Unbreakable
7. The Disease
8. A Nation Sleeps
9. You Make Me Sick
10. Un-American
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

Anti-Flag - 20/20 Division [RSD Drops 2021]
$27.84 ON SALE
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June - RSD First

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. 

Avatar - Hunter Gather (Rsd) [Record Store Day] [RSD Drops 2021]
$37.47 ON SALE
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June Exclusive

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”

Blind Boys Of Alabama - I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free (Rsd) [RSD Drops 2021]
$10.14 ON SALE
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June - RSD First

First time ever on vinyl for the never-issued commercial album from Tommy Bolin's early days with his could-have-been-mega-band Energy. Remastered from the official Tommy Bolin Archives.

SIDE A
1 LIMITS 2. DREAMER, 3. EYES OF BLUE 4. SKYSAIL

SIDE B
1. GUITAR SOLO (LIVE ENERGY)



Tommy Bolin - Energy II [RSD Drops 2021]
$36.42
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June Limited Run

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.

1: Sunshine
2: Call Me
3: Fever Dream
4: Who Should I Be
5: Cherry Blossom
6: Automatic world

The Brummies - Live from Grimeys [RSD Drops 2021]
$18.39
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June - RSD First

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”

Precious Bryant - Fool Me Good  [RSD Drops 2021]
$28.50
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June Limited Run

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

C-Murder / Boosie Badazz - Penitentiary Chances (Rsd) [Clear Vinyl] (Red) [Record Store Day] [RSD Drops 2021]
$23.91 ON SALE
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June - RSD First

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

Chief Keef / Zaytoven - Glotoven (Rsd) [Record Store Day] [RSD Drops 2021]
$23.91 ON SALE
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June Exclusive

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”).

Deftones - “Digital Bath (Telefon Tel Aviv Version)” / “Feiticeira (Arca Remix)” [RSD Drops 2021]
$22.69
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June Exclusive

A boxed set of seven of Desmond Dekker’s ska singles (1963 to 1966) – to celebrate his 80th birthday in 2021!

DISC 1
A. Honour Your Mother And Father
B. Madgie
DISC 2
A. Happy Birthday Jamaica
B. Sinners, Prepare!
DISC 3
A. Parents
B. Labour Of Learning
DISC 4
A. Dracula
B. Spitfire – Don Drummond
DISC 5
A. Jeserine
B. Take Your Time – Theo Beckford
DISC 6
A. King Of Ska
B. Boof Ska – Tony Washington & The D.C.s
(as The Beverley’s All Stars)
DISC 7
A. Get Up Adina
B. Sleepwalk – Sonny Burke & His Group
(as The Beverley’s All Stars)
DISC 8
A. It Was Only A Dream
B. Just One Little Girl – The Four Aces
DISC 9
A. Mount Zion
B. This Woman
DISC 10
A. Soldering
B. Just in Time – Sonny Burke and His Group
(as The Beverley’s All Stars)

Desmond Dekker - King of Ska: The Early Singles Collection, 1963 - 1966 [RSD Drops 2021]
$71.66
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June Exclusive

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?

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Tarkus [RSD Drops 2021]
$30.80
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June Exclusive

1. “Around The Sun” 2. “Shut up And Listen” 3. “Over It” 4. “Not My Problem – Acoustic” 5. “Invincible (feat. Lindsey Stirling) – Acoustic”

Escape The Fate - Chemical Warfare: B-Sides [RSD Drops 2021]
$13.57 ON SALE
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June Exclusive

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.

Side A:
Mack The Knife 1960
Mack the Knife 1962

Side B:
Summertime 1960
Summertime 1962

Ella Fitzgerald - Original Grooves: Ella in Berlin [RSD Drops 2021]
$20.30
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June Exclusive

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 Flamin' Groovies - Bucket of Brains [RSD Drops 2021]
$18.29
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June - RSD First

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.    

The Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin Companion [RSD Drops 2021]
$41.59
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June Exclusive

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

Fontaines D.C. - Live at Kilmainham Gaol [RSD Drops 2021]
$30.99
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June Limited Run

 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”

Jeffrey Dean Foster - I'm Starting To Bleed [RSD Drops 2021]
$13.98
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June - RSD First

High Pulp returns with a brand new installment of covers on Mutual Attraction Vol 2, a spiritual jazz journey, interpreting arrangements by Arthur Verocai, Cortex & Casiopea. The 8-piece fusion band pays homage to tracks and artists that have woven themselves into the DNA of the High Pulp. 

1. Presente Grego 2. Swallow 3. Troupeau Bleu

High Pulp - Mutual Attraction Vol. 2 [RSD Drops 2021]
$25.93 ON SALE
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June - RSD First

Previously unavailable on vinyl. 

Today Could Be The Day/From Window To A Screen/Black and White/Dynamite/Molly Says/Happenstance/Big Brown Eyes/She's Not Worried/Picture Sleeve/Depth Of Field/Nothing Is Wrong

Peter Holsapple & Chris Stamey - Our Back Pages [RSD Drops 2021]
$23.98
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June Exclusive

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)

Ben Howard - Variations Vol. 1 [RSD Drops 2021]
$34.40 ON SALE
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June Exclusive

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

The HU - Sad But True & Wolf Totem [RSD Drops 2021]
$14.14
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Ihsahn

After [RSD Drops 2021]

ON SALE $36.98 Vinyl: $33.81 Buy

June - RSD First

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

LP1 –
1. The Barren Lands
2. A Grave Inversed
3. After
4. Frozen Lakes On Mars
LP2 –
1. Undercurrent
2. Austere
3. Heaven's Black Sea
4. On The Shores

Ihsahn - After [RSD Drops 2021]
$33.81 ON SALE
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June Exclusive

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

The Jaded Hearts Club - Live at the 100 Club [RSD Drops 2021]
$24.64
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June Exclusive

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

Sarah Jarosz - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For/my future [RSD Drops 2021]
$12.00 ON SALE
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June - RSD First

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.

Juicy J - The Hustle Continues [Record Store Day] [RSD Drops 2021]
$33.81 ON SALE
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June Exclusive

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

The Kinks - Percy [RSD Drops 2021]
$30.80
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June - RSD First

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. 

Daniel Lanois - Heavy Sun (Rsd) [Colored Vinyl] [Record Store Day] [RSD Drops 2021]
$26.86 ON SALE
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June Limited Run

The debut LP from The Lemonheads, re-issued and pressed on yellow vinyl.  

SIDE ONE "Don't Wanna" "3-9-4" "Nothing True" "Second Chance" "Sneakyville" "Amazing Grace" "Belt"
SIDE TWO "Hate Your Friends" "Don't Tell Yourself" "Uhhh" "Fed Up" "Rat Velvet" "So I Fucked Up..."

The Lemonheads - Hate Your Friends [RSD Drops 2021]
$25.70
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June Exclusive

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.

Lupe Fiasco - Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor Series [RSD Drops 2021]
$72.79
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June - RSD First

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

Tim McGraw, Tyler Hubbard - Undivided / I Called Mama (Live Acoustic) [RSD Drops 2021]
$11.29
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June Exclusive

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

Merkules - Apply Pressure  [RSD Drops 2021]
$25.76
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June Exclusive

A 40th Anniversary limited edition picture disc edition of Motorhead and Girlschool’s raucous collaboration. 

SIDE A: 1. Please Don’t Touch
SIDE B: 2. Emergency 3. Bomber – performed by Girlschool

Motorhead - St Valentine's Day Massacre [RSD Drops 2021]
$20.56
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June Exclusive

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)*

Me'Shell NdegéOcello - Peace Beyond Passion Dlx Ed. [RSD Drops 2021]
$55.74 ON SALE
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June Limited Run

The original mix of the album, repressed on green vinyl. 

Your mistake / Friend or Foe / Live your life / Tied Down / Hypocrite / I’ll Survive

Nothing / Said & Done / Evacuate / Dead Stop / Borstal Breakout

Negative Approach - Tied Down Demo [RSD Drops 2021]
$25.70
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June Limited Run

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

Noctorum - Sparks Lane [RSD Drops 2021]
$25.99
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June - RSD First

A remastered version of his legendary album on double black vinyl, with five previously released bonus tracks, and an etched Side Four. 

Conor Oberst - Ruminations: Expanded Edition [RSD Drops 2021]
$31.19
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June Exclusive

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

Oneohtrix Point Never - The Fall Into Time  [RSD Drops 2021]
$22.09
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June - RSD First

Limited edition red vinyl 7” single with two previously unreleased live tracks from Keith Richards & The X-Pensive Winos.

Recorded in December 1995 at the Town & Country Club, Kentish Town, London as part of the
Main Offender Tour Featured are a live version of “Wicked As It Seems” from the Main Offender album, plus a live version of the Rolling Stones classic “Gimme Shelter”. This specially created single also includes newly created sleeve artwork based on the Main Offender album art.


“Wicked As It Seems (Live)” / “Gimme Shelter (Live)”

Keith Richards - Wicked As It Seems Live  [RSD Drops 2021]
$13.51
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June - RSD First

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

Round Robin - Round Robin and Brimstone [RSD Drops 2021]
$31.57
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June Limited Run

The gangster rap collaboration 30 years in the making! The legends Schoolly D and Ice-T are finally on a track together. Chuck D had to jump in to set if off while Sid Wilson aka DJ Starscream of Slipknot lit up the turntables to bring Schoolly's production to the next level. Schoolly and DJ Code Money went back to their roots by enlisting Grammy winning studio engineer, Phil Nicolo (The Butcher Bros) to recreate his classic sound.

This 12"" single features hand painted artwork by Schoolly himself and is available in 4 smoked out colors.

Schoolly D - The Real Hardcore [RSD Drops 2021]
$13.91 ON SALE
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June - RSD First

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.

Side A

  1. Love Comes And Goes (Early Version - Demo) – Nancy Wilson
  2. Fever Dog (Demo) – Nancy Wilson
  3. Love Thing (Demo)  – Nancy Wilson
  4. Chance Upon You (Demo)  – Nancy Wilson

 

Side B

  1. Love Comes And Goes (Demo)  – Nancy Wilson
  2. You Had To Be There (Demo)  – Peter Frampton, Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrick
  3. Hour Of Need (Demo)  – Peter Frampton, Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrick
Stillwater - Stillwater Demos EP [RSD Drops 2021]
$31.76
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June Exclusive

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)”

Joe Strummer - Junco Partner (Acoustic) [RSD Drops 2021]
$16.50
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June Exclusive

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

Suicide - Cheree [RSD Drops 2021]
$20.56
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June Exclusive

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

Super Furry Animals - Ice Hockey Hair EP [RSD Drops 2021]
$20.56
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June Exclusive

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)

Supergrass - Going Out [RSD Drops 2021]
$20.56
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June Exclusive

New single "Hi" from Texas feat Wu Tang Clan on A-Side and UNKLE remix of song on B-Side

1: Hi feat Wu Tang Clan 2: Hi (UNKLE remix)

Texas featuring Wu-Tang Clan - Hi [RSD Drops 2021]
$18.31
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June - RSD First

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

William Tyler - New Vanitas (Rsd) (Blk) (Ep) [Record Store Day] [Download Included] [RSD Drops 2021]
$16.36 ON SALE
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June - RSD First

“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. 


U2 - Fire (40th Anniversary Edition) [RSD Drops 2021]
$31.76
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June Exclusive

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

The Urban Renewal Project - Posse Comitatvs #1: Border's Edge [RSD Drops 2021]
$20.00 ON SALE
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June Exclusive

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

Uriah Heep - The Magician's Birthday [RSD Drops 2021]
$30.80
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June Limited Run

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"

Various Artists - Demoitis Vol.1 [RSD Drops 2021]
$20.36 ON SALE
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June Limited Run

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 »

Various Artists - I Mean Alarmed: The Toulon-Pedro Connect [RSD Drops 2021]
$25.07 ON SALE
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June - RSD First

Detroit's Apollo Brown and Cali Agent Planet Asia take Side A of this special edition hip-hop vinyl release, while SP1200 wizard Gensu Dean and Motor City MC Guilty Simpson handle all the B-Side tracks.

Bar Mitzvah/Faces Of The Dollar/God Hour/Chuck Berry/Reflections/Intro/Ink Blotches/Potatoes/Nsaty/Turth Be Told/How Will I Go

Various Artists - Stitched Up & Shaken [RSD Drops 2021]
$25.31 ON SALE
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June - RSD First

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

Various Artists - Truth To Power Project [RSD Drops 2021]
$26.86 ON SALE
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June Exclusive

The second album from wunderkind Jon Crosby and his band/project Vast (a.k.a Visual Audio Sensory Theater), released in 2000, moves more into goth-metal territory (think The Cure or Sisters of Mercy) while retaining some of the exotic elements (e.g. sampling the Bulgarian Voices) of his self-titled debut. But it's really impossible to pigeonhole this headphone-feast of a record; Crosby's gift for creating darkly mesmerizing audio textures is matched by few (Trent Reznor comes to mind), while his glam vocals summon the spirit of David Bowie.

For its LP debut, we've pressed up 2000 serpentine green records and put 'em inside a jacket with printed inner sleeve. Another early 'oughts album long overdue for a vinyl release!


The Last One Alive; Free; I Don't Have Anything; The Gates of Rock 'n' Roll What Else Do I Need; Blue; Land of Shame; A Better Place; Song Without a Name; We Will Meet Again; My TV and You; Lady of Dreams

VAST - Music For People  [RSD Drops 2021]
$33.04
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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.

The Verlaines - Live at the Windsor Castle, Auckland, May 1986 [Sky Blue 2LP]
$38.98

        
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