Release Day: November 6th

Releases / November 6, 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.

Motion City Soundtrack — Making Moves

Mad Dragon Records/Boombox Generation

Last entry in 7″ Making Moves series, pressed on purple vinyl. Full set still available.

M83 — M83

Mute Records

Pressed in 2xLP set. Last pressed in 2009.

M83 — Dead Cities, Red Seas and Lost Ghosts

Mute Records

Pressed in 2xLP set. Last pressed in 2009.

M83 — Before the Dawn Heals Us

Mute Records

Pressed in 2xLP set. Last pressed in 2009

All That Remains — A War You Cannot Win

Razor & Tie

Pressed on red and black swirl vinyl. Record is also available at Amazon.

Samiam — Complete Control Sessions

Side One Dummy Records

Pressed on black vinyl (limited to 500); on red vinyl (limited to 500); and on white vinyl (limited to 500).

The Casket Lottery — Real Fear

No Sleep Records

Pressed on 180-gram black vinyl (limited to 500); on light tan opaque vinyl (limited to 500); on light blue transparent vinyl (limited to 300); and on white vinyl (limited to 200, subscription exclusive).

Toe — The Future Is Now

Topshelf Records

Pressed on black vinyl (limited to 500); on teal blue vinyl (limited to 300); and on pink vinyl (limited to 200).

Dirty Projectors — About To Die

Domino Recordings

12″ EP contains three new songs from the group. Record cut at 45 RPM.

Holy Shit — You Made My Dreams Come True

Fat Possum Records

12″ single features three songs, one being an instrumental.

Mean Lady — Bop Bop/Far Away

Fat Possum Records

7″ single features two tracks. The band’s debut release on Fat Possum.

Old Man Markley — Blood On My Hands

Fat Wreck Chords

Two song 7″ record still available on black vinyl. Colored vinyl has sold out.

Swingin’ Utters — The Librarians Are Hiding Something

Fat Wreck Chords

Two song 7″ record still available on black vinyl. Colored vinyl now sold out.

Chris Wollard & The Ship Thieves — Canyons

No Idea Records

Pressed on 12″ blue vinyl.

The Walkmen — Dance With Your Partner/Vermeer ’66

Fat Possum Records

7″ single featuring two previously unreleased tracks. Both streaming here.

Slingshot Dakota — Dark Hearts

Topshelf Records

Pressed on grey/white/black marble vinyl (limited to 200); on translucent purple with black smoke vinyl (limited to 300); and on clear vinyl (limited to 500).

Great Lakes U.S.A. — Live Fast, Die Whenever

Black Numbers

Pressed on transparent green with black swirl vinyl (limited to 250); on transparent red vinyl (limited to 150); on brown vinyl (limited to 100); and on black vinyl (test pressings, limited to 30). Test pressings available in 4-pack of records.

Animal Collective — Spirit They’re Gone Spirit They’ve Vanished

FatCat Records

First pressing of band’s debut album, being released on 180-gram double vinyl. Music has been remastered from the original master tapes.

Heartwell — Certainty of Change

Kat Kat Records

Overall pressing of 500 copies, with the following colors available: black; lavender; coke bottle clear; and marble colored. Pre-orders also come with a CD, poster, button and stickers.

Street Dogs — GOP

Pirates Press

7″ version for the band’s cover of Menace’s “GLC.” Originally released as 20,000 flexi postcards and distributed at GOP events around the nation.

The Twilight Sad — No One Can Ever Know: The Remixes

FatCat Records

Features several remixes from the band’s latest full length effort. Pressed on 12″ vinyl.

Daniel Romano — Workin’ For The Music Man

You’ve Changed Records

First pressing of 2010 album, being released on 180-gram vinyl.

Thomas Newman — Skyfall OST

Sony Records

2xLP set featuring the score of the highly anticipated new adventure from Bond, James Bond. Pressing does not include Adele’s opening credit track.


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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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