Thursday, August 29, 2013

The Clash studio albums box set.

Out next week is a great box set featuring the five studio albums put out by classic era Clash (Self-Titled, London Calling, Sandinista, Give 'em Enough Rope and Combat Rock).  The vinyl set (8LP) comes in a band designed carrying case.  It's available upon release for about $200... going up to about $245 after mid month.  We can get these... special order only.  Let us know.
The Clash 5 Studio Albums box set

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Boards of Canada vinyl reissues

via Pitchfork:

Boards of Canada Catalogue Reissued by Warp Records

Warp will reissue the influential back catalogue from Boards of Canada on vinyl, following the release of the excellent new album Tomorrow's Harvest in June. It will be the first repress of these records in over five years.

On October 21, Warp will reissue 1998's classic Music Has the Right to Children in gatefold packaging, 2002's Geogaddi in a six-panel sleeve, and 2005's The Campfire Headphase in gatefold packaging. The reissues continue November 18 with 1995 mini-album Twoism, 2000's In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country EP, and 2006's Trans Canada Highway EP. Later in the year, a repress of 1996's Hi Scores EP will be out through Skam

Friday, August 16, 2013

For the well-to-do first wave alternaheads (now available in Canada)

Dinosaur Jr. and Skullcandy have teamed up to release a limited edition collector’s package. The bundle includes Dinosaur Jr. customized Aviator headphones, along with unreleased music on color vinyl. The packages are limited to 500 production units, with the 2-song 7” records, released with 100 packages containing green-splatter, and 400 with purple records. Beginning Wednesday July 10th, the tracks “The Only Other Way” and “The Lung (Live)” will be streaming at

The Aviator headphones are mixed to provide attacking bass, natural vocals, and precision highs that will deliver the purest experience in audio, no matter the genre. They feature soft leather touch memory foam ear pillows for maximum comfort and a detachable cable for ultimate mobility. They are built with the highest-grade materials to ensure unmatched durability and style. The collector’s bundle will be released on Sunday, July 14th and will be available at limited specialty music retailers with an MSRP of $299.99. More information at

In celebration of this release, J Mascis will perform solo at Amoeba Music in Hollywood on Sunday, July 14th at 5pm. The event is free, and early arrival is suggested. More information about the in-store here at


Thursday, August 15, 2013

Second Chances

Twenty titles in our Used CD New Arrivals that should be in your collection. (If they aren't already). 

  1. Afghan Whigs - Black Love
  2. Tim Armstrong - A Poet's Life
  3. Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour
  4. Blitzen Trapper - Destroyer of the Void
  5. Casket Lottery - Survival
  6. Holy Fuck - S/T
  7. Jaylib - Champion Sound
  8. Bob Marley - Dreams of Freedom
  9. Material - Seven Souls
  10. Nas - Illmatic
  11. Sly & The Family Stone - There's a Riot Going On
  12. Smiths - Meat is Murder
  13. Sonic Youth - Dirty
  14. Teenage Fanclub - Man Made
  15. Town & Country - 5
  16. Twin Shadow - Forget
  17. McCoy Tyner - Sahara
  18. Mika Vainio - Black Telephone
  19. M. Ward - Transistor
  20. Gillian Welch - Soul Journey