Week In Review: October 14-20

News / October 25, 2012

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

1. Black Friday releases officially announced (read)
The RSD Black Friday event is officially set, with releases from Incubus, Nirvana, Bob Dylan and The Shins heading up the list.

2. ‘Emotionalism’ set to be repressed (read)
The Avett Brothers’ Emotionalism, which is currently out of stock at retailers, will be repressed this fall.

3. Collector Of The Month: September 2012 (read)
You can now check out our newest edition of the Collector Of The Month series, which features Richard Dal Porto.

4. Contest: Philistines — Therewolves (read)
Make sure to enter our newest contest, in which you can win a vinyl copy of the new album from Philistines.

5. The Week In Reviews
This week, we posted reviews for the vinyl packages of They’ve Shot Flanigan’s The Outlaw and What’s Eating Gilbert’s Cheap Shots.

6. Thrice’s live 4xLP set gets delayed (read)
Anthology, the upcoming live box set from Thrice, has been delayed at the pressing plant. There is no new release date as of yet.

7. ‘Dos!’ to receive exclusive Hot Topic pressing (read)
Dos!, the second album in Green Day’s planned trilogy will receive an exclusive pressing via Hot Topic.

8. ‘Still Searching’ now available at Hot Topic (read)
The 2007 album from Senses Fail is now available on vinyl at Hot Topic. HT variation limited to only 800 copies.

9. Mobile Fidelity reportedly pressing more Weezer albums (read)
According to a blog post, Mobile Fidelity “will ultimately be releasing all of the early albums up to and including Make Believe, on glorious 180 gram vinyl, remastered specifically for vinyl and pressed at the best pressing facility in the world, RTI.”

10. Jack White offers new ‘Blunderbuss’ variant (read)
A new pressing of Jack White’s debut solo album has been put up for sale, this one on blue vinyl with a black stripe down the center.

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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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