Week In Review: Feb. 20-26

News / February 25, 2012

Here are the top stories from Modern Vinyl during the past week:

1. Review: Fun. — Some Nights

We reviewed the latest album from Fun., which garnered a 4/5 from Modern Vinyl. “Some Nights” would eventually climb to the top spot on the iTunes album chart.

2. “…Is A Real Boy” up for preorder

Doghouse Records put up a preorder for Say Anything’s standout album, “…Is A Real Boy.” The 250 copy pressing at Doghouse sold out, but there are still purchase options available at Banquet Records and reportedly at Hot Topic, which will be selling a red vinyl copy of the album.

3. ‘A City By The Light Divided’ reportedly coming to Hot Topic

It looks like Thursday’s “A City By The Light Divided” will be hitting Hot Topic around May. It will reportedly be on red, black and white swirl vinyl.

4. Win a gift certificate from Sound Stage Direct

You can now enter our contest for a $25 gift certificate to Sound Stage Direct, which has an impressive selection of vinyl records. You can enter on both Twitter and Facebook.

5. What’s Your Favorite Soundtrack?

The writers of Modern Vinyl, along with several other contributors named their favorite film soundtracks in honor of Sunday’s Oscar telecast.

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Christopher Lantinen
Chris Lantinen is the owner and editor-in-chief of Modern Vinyl. Along with his modest collection of sad sounding records, he collects his share of soundtracks and previously adored indie up-and-comers. Chris is currently a professor of journalism and public relations at Edinboro University in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.

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