Week In Review: Aug. 26 — Sept. 1

News / September 1, 2012

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

1. Help press “Some Things Don’t Wash Out” (read)
Mahogany Records is looking to press You, Me and Everyone We Know’s “Some Things Don’t Wash Out” for the first time. They have started a Kickstarter campaign for the pressing.

2. Interview: John Nolan (read)
We spoke with John Nolan (Taking Back Sunday, Straylight Run) about his most recent release with Collective Confusion Records.

3. Fall Of Troy’s self titled up for sale (read)
Enjoy The Ride Records has put Fall Of Troy’s self titled album up for sale. This is the album’s first ever vinyl pressing.

4. “Circle Gets The Square” up for sale (read)
Kevin Devine’s debut LP, “Circle Gets The Square,” has received its first ever vinyl pressing and is now up for sale at Enjoy The Ride Records.

5. The week in reviews
This week, we looked at the newest Third Man Vault package, Such Gold’s “Misadventures,” Yellowcard’s “Southern Air,” Birthmark’s “Shaking Hands” and Wavelets “Athaletics.”

6. “Height” acoustic session now on sale (read)
Collective Confusion put John Nolan’s “The Acoustic Session” up for sale this past week.

7. Contest: Socratic (read)
This week, we teamed up with Broken Heart Records to give away a test pressing of Socratic’s self titled album. The contest ends at midnight tonight.

8. Peace’d Out puts debut EP up for pre-order (read)
Peace’d Out, a mystery project until only recently, has put their 10″ debut EP up for vinyl pre-order.

9. First pre-order for “Penny Black” pops up (read)
We’ve begun to compile a list of retailers in which you’ll be able to pick up Further Seems Forever’s newest album, “Penny Black.”

10. Labels, retailers offering Labor Day sales (read)
We’ve been compiling a list of all the labels that are currently holding Labor Day weekend sales. The list should continue to expand as we go through the weekend.

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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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