Release Day: June 19th

Releases / June 18, 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. Full disclosure: The links through Amazon give a small percentage of their sales to Modern Vinyl. The money will go toward improving our site.

Glen Hansard — Rhythm And Repose

ANTI Records

Also available through ANTI in a bundle which includes a screen print (limited to 500). A random 100 of the prints sold through the webstore will be signed by Hansard.

Fiona Apple — The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do

Epic Records

Pressed on 180-gram black vinyl. The first album produced from the artist in seven years.

Burn Your Life Down — Don’t Try

Panic Records

Pressed on blue vinyl (limited to 50, mailorder edition), a tour edition (limited to 50) and black vinyl (limited to 200). 12″ EP is also available in a T-shirt and record bundle.

Make Do And Mend — Everything You Ever Loved

Rise Records

Retail vinyl color unknown. Also available through Rise Records on gold vinyl (limited to 500) and on grey (limited to 200). Grey was originally a tri-wedge LP, but a production error caused the change.

Best Practices — The EP LP

Tiny Engines

Pressed on translucent green vinyl (limited to 250), on black vinyl with screened B-side (limited to 175), and on yellow vinyl (limited to 75). All variations of one-sided 12″ still available.

Kylesa — To Walk A Middle Course

Alternative Tentacle

Pressed on clear vinyl. Also available in special pre-order bundle, which includes the band’s “Time Will Fuse Its Worth,” among other items. Both albums have been remastered.

Kylesa — Time Will Fuse Its Worth

Alternative Tentacle

Pressed on red vinyl. Also available in special pre-order bundle, which includes the band’s “To Walk A Middle Course,” among other items. Both albums have been remastered.

Anthony Raneri — New Cathedrals

Paper + Plastick Records

Still available on clear vinyl (limited to 200). Was also pressed on clear with red stripe vinyl (limited to 50), clear yellow vinyl (limited to 150) and clear with powdered coffee vinyl (limited to 200), but all three have sold out. The powdered coffee vinyl will smell like coffee, but will also have a slight noise on the surface.

What’s Eating Gilbert — The Nashville Session

Paper + Plastick Records

Pressed on solid red vinyl (limited to 250) and solid blue powder vinyl (limited to 250). What’s Eating Gilbert is the side project of New Found Glory’s Chad Gilbert.

The Ghost Inside — Get What You Give

Epitaph Records

Retail version pressed on black vinyl. Also available at Epitaph on blue vinyl (limited to 500) and in a variety of bundle packages.

Brick + Mortar — Making Moves

Mad Dragon/Boombox Generation

Pressed on highlighter yellow vinyl and is the second entry in the “Making Moves” 7″ series. By purchasing through Interpunk, you can also pick up an autographed poster.

Joey Cape, Tony Sly — Acoustic Volume 2

Fat Wreck Chords

Also available through Fat Wreck on colored vinyl.

The Smashing Pumpkins — Oceania

Martha’s Music

Double LP has been pressed on black vinyl and is also available at the band’s official webstore.

Dave Hause — Pray For Tucson

Bridge Nine Records

Part of a 7″ series in which Hause works with several different labels throughout 2012. Other labels included in the project have been Jade Tree, Chunksaah and Side One Dummy. Also available individually through RevHQ.

Blues Control — Valley Tangents

Drag City

Also available through Drag City on both vinyl and cassette tape.

Boy Things — Equations

StarBeat Music

7″ EP has been pressed on black vinyl, limited to 300.

Brian Harnetty — The Sociophonic Key

Scioto Records

Pressed on black vinyl and limited to 500 copies. Originally, pre-orders were a part of a Kickstarter project for the 7″.

The Dopamines — Vices

It’s Alive Records

It’s Alive Records has the album available on white vinyl. Also available through No Idea Records, pressed on red vinyl (limited to 100).

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals — Lion the Beast the Beat

Hollywood Records

Single LP has been pressed on standard black vinyl. Digital and CD versions already available.

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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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