Week In Review: September 16-22

News / September 22, 2012

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

1. ‘In Defense Of The Genre’ to be pressed (read)
Shop Radio Cast has announced its next vinyl pressing, a highly anticipated release of Say Anything’s ambitious double album.

2. The Beatles get massive reissue campaign (read)
Every studio album from The Beatles will be pressed on 180-gram black vinyl this fall, also available in a box-set. The pre-order links were taken down, but they should be back up sometime soon.

3. ‘Split The Country, Split The Street’ to be reissued (read)
Kevin Devine’s 2005 full length album will be reissued in a 2xLP set this November.

4. ‘This Will Not Define Us’ receiving second pressing (read)
Transit’s 2009 debut album is now up for pre-order as it’s been pressed for a second time.

5. Transit’s ‘Stay Home’ to be reissued (read)
Run For Cover Records recently announced the vinyl reissue of Transit’s 2009 EP.

6. ‘War All The Time’ now up for sale (read)
Thursday’s “War All The Time” is now up for sale at Hot Topic. You can also pick it up in several Hot Topic stores.

7. Thrice’s live 4xLP set now up for pre-order (read)
“Anthology,” the live 4xLP set from Thrice’s farewell tour is now up for pre-order at Amazon, along with free shipping.

8. John Nolan, Mansions set to release split (read)
The long awaited 7″ split from John Nolan and Mansions will be released on October 2nd through Burning House Records and Collective Confusion Records.

9. My Chemical Romance pressing ‘Conventional Weapons’ (read)
You can now pre-order the new 7″ series from My Chemical Romance. The set, titled “Conventional Weapons,” features the songs originally scrapped by the band in favor of “Danger Days.”

10. Motion City Soundtrack details upcoming 7″ record (read)
You can now pre-order the Making Moves session from Motion City Soundtrack, featuring three new tracks.


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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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