News Roundup: July 2

News / Preorders / July 1, 2018

The Band’s ‘Music From Big Pink’ getting reissued

The Band’s Music From Big Pink is getting reissued in a couple different vinyl packages. There’s a box-set double LP option, which also includes a CD, 7″ single, book, and more. The standard 2xLP is available on both pink vinyl and black vinyl.

The reissue is coming out on Aug. 31.

Meg Myers’ new album up for preorder

The new album from Meg Myers, titled Take Me To The Disco, is now up for preorder at Amazon and Pledge Music. Pledge has both black vinyl and orange vinyl, along with bigger bundles.

The album is coming out on July 20.

‘Dark Crystal’ soundtrack gets repressed through Enjoy The Ride

The score to The Dark Crystal has been repressed over at Enjoy The Ride Records. The new variant is a 180-gram clear and purple pinwheel, limited to 500 copies. The pressing is housed in a gatefold jacket and includes a photo booklet.

‘Wild Wild Country’ score coming to vinyl

The score to the Netflix documentary, Wild Wild Country, by Brocker Way, is being released on vinyl by Western Vinyl. The limited edition variant is a maroon with orange stripe, while you can also grab black vinyl. The series was directed by Brocker’s two older brothers.

The pressing is being released on Sept. 21.

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.