Week in Review: March 26-April 1

News / March 31, 2012

Here are the top stories at Modern Vinyl for the past week:

1. Thrice’s “Vheissu” will reportedly be going on sale at hottopic.com on April 10th. The items are already on sale in some western United States stores. (read)

2. Rufio’s “Perhaps, I Suppose…” is going up for pre-order on Monday, courtesy of Company Ink Records (read)

3. Secret Audio Club, a new mail order vinyl site set to open in 2013, was featured on our site, with an interview with the founder. (read)

4. Shop Radio Cast put the pre-orders up for a new pressing of The Ataris’ “Blue Skies, Broken Hearts…Next 12 Exits.” (read)

5. We interviewed Charles Vincent, of The American Scene, about his personal record collection and about what his band is up to. (read)

6. We reviewed both Vacationer’s “Gone” and Dustin Kensrue’s “Please Come Home.”

7. Death From Above 1979’s “You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine,” will be released on National Record Store Day. (read)

8. The debut 7″ from The Company We Keep is now up for pre-order over at Interpunk. (read)

9. Our “Please Press” this week focused on Steel Train’s “Trampoline.” Please Press is our wishlist for all the albums we’d like to see on vinyl. (read)

10. You can now pre-order “Exister,” the newest album from Hot Water Music over at MerchNow. (read)

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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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