Release Day: May 15th

Releases / May 14, 2012

Release Day is a feature which runs every week, detailing the albums that are now in stores. Links are provided and be sure to support your local record store when possible. If we missed any important releases, be sure to let us know in the comments.

Mewithoutyou — Ten Stories

Pine Street

Available over at the band’s official webstore, both individually on vinyl and in a deluxe box set. Box set includes colored 150-gram vinyl, 11×17 poster and much more.

Tenacious D — Rize Of The Fenix

Columbia Records

Available at the band’s official webstore, pressed on black vinyl. Also available in several different bundle packages.

Best Coast — The Only Place

Mexican Summer

Available on “limited edition” vinyl over at Mexican Summer. No pressing information or colors available.

Beach House — Bloom

Sub Pop Records

2xLP set available over at Sub Pop on black vinyl. White vinyl was available, but is now sold out. 250 copies of glow-in-the-dark vinyl will be given away randomly at several record stores across America on Tuesday.

Citizen/Turnover — Split 7″

Run For Cover Records

Available on both sea blue vinyl and half baby blue, half magenta with black splatter vinyl at RFC. The 300 copies of milky clear with oxblood haze vinyl have sold out.

Homelife — Translation

Black Numbers

Available on black vinyl (limited to 500) over at Black Numbers.

Conveyor — Mane

Gold Robot Records

7″ available over at Gold Robot on white vinyl (limited to 500).

Thursday — A City By The Light Divided

Island Records

Available at Hot Topic on red and white swirl vinyl (limited to 1,000). Also available at Hot Topic stores.

Psyche — All Things Pass Into The Night

Optimo Music

Available at Storming The Base. Features four remixes from the band.

Hot Water Music — Exister

Rise Records

Available at Interpunk on milky clear and swamp green vinyl, at No Idea Records on white vinyl and at Shop Radio Cast on an unknown color. Was also available through Rise Records, but it appears to have sold out already.

Senses Fail — Let It Enfold You

Vagrant Records

Available at Hot Topic on red vinyl (limited to 500).

Garbage — Not Your Kind Of People

XENON Records

2xLP set is available over at Amazon and other major retailers.

Birthmark — Antibodies

Polyvinyl Record Company

Pressed on 180-gram white vinyl and available at Polyvinyl. White vinyl is limited to 1,000.

The Cribs — In the Belly of the Brazen Bull

Wichita Records

Available over at Amazon in a 2xLP set.

Jonah Ray — Hello, Mr. Magic Plane Person, Hello

A Special Thing Records

Pressed on 10″ white vinyl (limited to 500). Available over at A Special Thing.

Jenny Owen Youngs — An Unwavering Band Of Light

Independent Release

2xLP set available at Owen Youngs’ official webstore, on both autographed black vinyl and regular white vinyl and black vinyl.


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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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