Week In Review: July 22-28

News / July 28, 2012

Here are the top stories at Modern Vinyl from the past week.

1. Pedro The Lion reissues up for order (read)
Pedro The Lion is planning to reissue five of its albums onto vinyl, all of which are coming out on October 30th.

2. Rocket Summer albums back on sale (read)
“Hello, Good Friend” and “Calender Days,” early albums from The Rocket Summer, are available once again.

3. ‘Commit This To Memory’ back in stock (read)
For those who have yet to pick up a copy, you can now purchase both “Commit This To Memory” and “Even If It Kills Me” from Motion City Soundtrack.

4. ‘Bleed American’ coming to 180-gram vinyl (read)
Jimmy Eat World’s “Bleed American” is receiving a new pressing, which is labeled as an import at several US retailers.

5. The Week In Reviews
This week, we have reviews for House Of Heroes’ “Cold Hard Want” and Drug Church’s self titled 7″.

6. Tegan and Sara box set gets reissued (read)
The vinyl box set from Tegan and Sara has been reissued, with 1,000 more copies being made available. Set includes exclusive record and five studio albums.

7. ‘The Majestic Majesty’ coming to vinyl (read)
You can now pre-order Portugal. The Man’s acoustic album, which is being pressed on vinyl for the first time.

8. Contest: Caspian (read)
You can now enter our newest contest, which gives you a chance to win a vinyl copy of “You Are The Conductor” from Caspian.

9. Quicksand’s ‘Slip’ being reissued on vinyl (read)
Shop Radio Cast announced its newest pressing, a reissue of Quicksand’s 1993 debut, “Slip.”

10. ‘Life Will Write The Words’ now up for sale (read)
The Rocket Summer’s newest album, “Life Will Write The Words,” is now up for individual purchase on 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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