News Roundup: June 4

News / June 4, 2018

Sacred Bones releasing Thou’s ‘Magus’

The new full length from Thou, titled Magus, is being released on vinyl through Sacred Bones. The limited-to-500 silver vinyl has already sold out, but you can grab it on standard 2xLP wax.

The LP is coming out on Aug. 31.

Better Than Ezra’s ‘Deluxe’ getting pressed to vinyl

Deluxe, the 1995 album from Better Than Ezra, is getting released on vinyl for the first time. The pressing is on 150-gram double black vinyl through Pledge Music. Records will ship out in late summer to early fall.

Beware, it’s pricey.

BODY/HEAD’s ‘The Switch’ up for preorder

The Kim Gordon/Bill Nace project, BODY/HEAD, has their new album up for preorder at Matador. They do not list any vinyl details.

The Switch is being released on July 13.

Paul Simon solo albums being reissued

A few solo albums from Paul Simon, who is in the midst of his last tour, are being reissued onto vinyl this summer. You can see the selections below:

The Paul Simon Songbook
Heart and Bones
One Trick Pony
The Rhythm of the Saints

The first two are coming out on June 8, with the others hitting on Aug. 10.


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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