Week In Review: September 9-15

News / September 15, 2012

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

1. Anberlin’s ‘Vital’ now up for pre-order (read)
The newest album from Anberlin is being pressed in a 2×10″ vinyl set, which is now up for pre-order.

2. Hot Topic giving you half off your purchase (read)
For only a couple more days, Hot Topic is running its Hot Cash promotion, in which you can get 50% off a purchase of a certain amount.

3. Hydra Head Records shutting down (read)
This past week, Hydra Head announced its shutdown, officially cutting off new releases this December.

4. ‘Colourmeinkindness’ now up for pre-order (read)
The upcoming album from Basement went up for pre-order at Run For Cover Records.

5. The Week In Reviews
This week, we looked at State Champs’ “Overslept,” Cleave’s “The Circle,” The Big Lebowski’s official soundtrack, Forever Came Calling’s “Contender” and Advance Base’s “A Shut-In’s Prayer.”

6. ‘War All The Time’ coming to Hot Topic (read)
The new pressing of Thursday’s “War All The Time” began showing up in west coast stores. Look for it online and in east coast stores in the near future.

7. The Swellers put new EP up for pre-order (read)
“Running Out Of Places To Go,” the new EP from The Swellers, is now available on 10″ vinyl.

8. Newest from Hostage Calm now available (read)
“Please Remain Calm,” the upcoming album from Hostage Calm, is now up for pre-order at Run For Cover Records.

9. Collector Of The Month: August 2012 (read)
Our newest collector profile features Jamie Chute, a resident of London, Ontario.

10. Pre-order Titus Andronicus’ newest album (read)
“Local Business,” the upcoming album from Titus Andronicus, is now up for pre-order at Amazon.


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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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