RSD Black Friday 2018

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The 31st Of February

The 31st Of February

The 31st of February

New Vinyl: $24.98   $22.48 Buy

50th anniversary reissue of the psychedelic rock rarity featuring a pre-Allman Brothers Band Butch Trucks. This Record Store Day Black Friday exclusive is cut from the original stereo tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio, pressed on 180g vinyl at MRP, and housed in a Stoughton old style tip-on jacket.

Sandcastles/Porcelain Mirrors/Broken Day/Wrong/The Greener Isle/Cod'ine/A Different Kind of Head/Pedestals/Free/A Nickel's Worth of Benny's Help/Pick a Gripe/Cries of Treason

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The Ad Libs

The Ad Libs

Presenting… The Ad Libs

New Vinyl: $23.98   $21.58 Buy

The Ad Libs, a pheonominal-yet-underappreciated American vocal group hailing from Hudson County, NJ, had their first and only smash hit within their first year as a group, with 'The Boy From New York City.' Though several other singles from the doo-wop group landed on the Billboard R&B chart's, The Ad Libs never released a full album. Presenting The Ad Libs is the group's debut album that never happened. A collection of singles, b-sides, and unused studio cuts come together to show the 1960's soul singers in a whole new light. The tracks were remastered for vinyl at Infrasonic Mastering. The limited edition pressing comes on purple color vinyl.

A1 Bottom of My Soul A2 Appreciation A3 Oo Wee Oo Gee A4 Giving Up A5 He Ain't No Angel A6 If She Wants Him
B1 Boy From New York City B2 Kicked Around B3 Johnny My Boy B4 Ask Anybody B5 Nothings Worse Than Being Alone B6 I'm Just A Down Home Girl B7 The Slime

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BØRNS (BORNS)

BORNS performed with his band at Amoeba Music in Hollywood on 5/9/18. This is the audio of that live captivating performance.

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BABYMETAL

BABYMETAL

Distortion

New Vinyl: $14.98   $12.98 Buy

The latest new music from BABYMETAL, a distinctly Japanese mix of schoolgirl J-pop and heavy metal.  The song is "Distortion" and this release features both a studio and their live recording at Download Festival 2018 on a special red vinyl 12" for Record Store Day Black Friday. 

1) Distortion 2) Distortion (Live at Download Festival)

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Blue Oyster Cult

This version has never been released on vinyl before! It is the Legency edition with extra tracks. This is Blue Oyster Cult's second live album. This Legacy edition has never been released on vinyl, includes bonus tracks, and packaging that includes an LP obi (side spine), cardboard gatefold jacket with two pockets, black inner sleeves and translucent blue vinyl. 

R.U. Ready To Rock| E.T.I. (Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) | Astonomy | Kick out the Jams | Godzilla | (Don't Fear) The Reaper | We Gotta Get Out Of This Place | ME 262 | Harvester of Eyes | Hot Rails to Hell | This Ain't the Summer of Love | 5 Guitars | Born to be Wild | We Gotta Get Out Of This Place | R.U. Ready To Rock | 

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Blue Cheer

Blue Cheer

The '67 Demos

New Vinyl: $29.98   $26.98 Buy

Blue Cheer were the loudest, heaviest band of the 1960s. What they played and how they played it was labeled Heavy Metal – partly from a reference by the Beat writer William F. Burroughs and partly from a lyric in Steppenwolf’s Born To Be Wild (Heavy Metal Thunder . . .). It described them perfectly – and they ushered in a new age of searingly loud and upfront Rock which would quickly establish itself as the outer-fringe of Psychedelia. These three early demo tracks predate their debut album Vincebus Eruptum, and have more grind, guts, and grit than anything they've ever recorded! This one-sided EP on colored vinyl is the first ever vinyl release of this material.

1. Second Time Around 2. Doctor Please 3. Summertime Blues

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Brian Auger  & The Trinity

JazzFest Berlin (also known as the Berlin Jazz Festival) is a jazz festival based in Berlin, Germany. Originally called the "Berliner Jazztage" (Berlin Jazz Days, until 1980 when the name was changed), it was founded in 1964 in West Berlin by the Berliner Festspiele. Whereas famous US jazz celebrities set the tone during the first decades, the Berlin Jazz Festival increasingly has presented artists from all around the globe, with an increasing emphasis on contemporary European jazz. Also appearing that year were Herbie Mann, Carla Thomas, Don Cherry with Pharoah Sanders, Don Ellis (who makes a guest appearance here), Gary Burton, Elvin Jones, Muddy Waters with Otis Spann and numerous other jazz luminaries. The festival's artistic concept has been "to document, support, and validate trends in jazz, and to mirror the diversity of creative musical activity. On transparent purple vinyl. 

Side 1 1. Red Beans and Rice (7:29) 2. Freedom Jazz Dance (8:00) 3. Take Me To the Water ((5:17)
Side 2 1. House Announcer- Season of the Witch (Julie Driscoll) (9:12) 2. Shadows of You (5:41) 3. When I Was A Young Girl (9:38)

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Roy Buchanan

Roy Buchanan

Live at Town Hall 1974

New Vinyl: $58.98   $53.08 Buy

Roy Buchanan is the guitarist’s guitar hero. Singularly uninterested in rock stardom and the trappings of fame that go with it, Buchanan never achieved the popularity of his six-string peers; yet his unfathomable technique and ferocious Telecaster tone put him near the top of any serious listing of the greatest guitarists of all time. Stories abound about the regard with which other musicians held Roy (and the indifference with which he greeted their esteem); for example, legend has it he turned down the Rolling Stones for the job Mick Taylor got, and blew off playing with John Lennon, while Jeff Beck dedicated “’Cause We’ve Ended as Lovers” from Blow by Blow to him. These days, his ability to create the sounds he did without the use of any effects, often from his patented “pinch harmonic” method of playing, continue to astound players both casual and professional. Buchanan recorded a number of commendable studio albums, but on stage was where the magic happened; that’s why most listeners deem the 1974 Live Stock album to be his best. But the tracks on that album, like most live records, were cherry-picked from several different shows, in this case both sets Roy played at New York City’s Town Hall on November 27, 1974. In fact, of the 21 songs Roy played that night, only six came out on Live Stock, and one other, a version of Neil Young’s “Down by the River,” came out on a subsequent compilation. That leaves 14 unreleased performances—and now, Real Gone Music presents Live at Town Hall 1974, a 3-LP set that captures both shows in their entirety, drawn from the original multitrack tapes recorded that night by The Record Plant Mobile Studio. Several things strike you as you listen to these two shows. First, this was a good band, perhaps Roy’s best, with Malcolm Lukens on keyboards, John Harrison on bass, Ronnie “Byrd” Foster on drums, and Billy Price on lead vocals when Roy didn’t take a turn. Second, the six tracks originally selected for Live Stock were the “safe” tracks, showing the band at their most succinct. It’s no accident that all but one came from the first show; during the second show, the band—perhaps spurred on by some refreshment during intermission—positively swaggers as Roy deals one lightning lead after another, even having fun with a faulty patch cord on the first song of the second set. For this monumental release, we’ve made every effort to put you right in the front row; both our liner note writer (Buchanan biographer Phil Carson) and photographer (Charles R. Cohen) were there that night, and have the stories and shots to prove it. Mixed and mastered by Tom Lewis at Studio 1093 in Athens, Georgia, and produced by Bill Levenson, this one’s a major addition to the Buchanan discography and further proof that nobody, but nobody, played guitar like Roy Buchanan.

Done Your Daddy Dirty Reelin' And Rockin’ Hot Cha Further On Up The Road Roy's Bluz Can I Change My Mind Hey Joe Too Many Drivers Down By The River I'm A Ram In the Beginning Driftin’ & Driftin’ I’m Evil Too Many Drivers Done Your Daddy Roy's Bluz Further On Up The Hey Joe  Can I Change My Mind In The Beginning All Over Again (I’ve Got A Mind To Give Up Living)  

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Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment

This Is Capital Punishment

New Vinyl: $22.98   $20.68 Buy

Hot on the heels of Captured Tracks' reissue of Capital Punishment’s 1982 album Roadkill, the quartet of Kriss Roebling, Ben Stiller, Peter Zusi, and Peter Swann present This Is Capital Punishment – an EP of new material recorded almost 35 years after the group disbanded. Recorded at the Garden in Brooklyn, This Is Capital Punishment came about when Captured Tracks boss Mike Sniper asked Roebling for bonus material for the Roadkill reissue. The original members got back together and did a remake of their track "Confusion." A blistering take on the original, the new version reimagines “Confusion” as a much louder and sinister track. It was so loved by the label – and the band had so much fun recording it – that they decided to record new material. Capital Punishment burn through four other tracks that all explore the darker edges of rock ‘n’ roll. From the strangely sultry “Drumming Out Time Inside Me” and “Grey And Illuminate” to the band’s favorite “Hot Love,” Capital Punishment may not be teenage punks anymore, but they certainly haven’t lost their edge. Pressed on translucent blue vinyl, This Is Capital Punishment is limited to 1500 copies worldwide.

'Side A / Track 1 / Confusion (2018) / 3:40 Side A / Track 2 / Drumming Out Time Inside Me / 2:48 Side B / Track 3 / Hot Love / 3:32 Side B / Track 4 / Grey And Illuminate / 4:01 Side B / Track 5 / Shannon Rose / 3:38

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Cky

Cky

Too Precious To Kill

New Vinyl: $14.98   $12.98 Buy

Once upon a time, CKY burned it all down, with a raucous, anarchic, hard rock sound soaked in the skate-punk culture that birthed them and a hard-partying lifestyle onstage and off that decimated relationships and reputations in its wake. CKY’s sonic rebirth sounds as incendiary, expansive, and groovy. Each song is a forceful meditation on what makes CKY so killer.THis Record Store Day Black Friday EP features four new CKY recordings.. 

Side A: "Chase Me"/ "Fists To The Sky"
Side B: "One Step Ahead" / "Bite It You Scum (GG Allin Cover)"

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Collective Soul

First-ever vinyl release of the band's debut album, featuring the hit singles "Shine" and "Breathe",  which is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Pressed at MRP on 180g opaque red vinyl.

Shine/Goodnight, Good Guy/Wasting Time/Sister Don't Cry/Love Lifted Me/In a Moment/Heaven's Already Here/Pretty Donna/Reach/Breathe/Scream/Burning Bridges/All

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John Coltrane

On March 6, 1963, John Coltrane and his Classic Quartet—McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, and Elvin Jones –recorded an entire studio album at the legendary Van Gelder Studios. This music, which features unheard originals, was finally released 55 years later in June of 2018. To commemorate this, a unique, collectable die-cut, orange vinyl 12" of two tracks from that recording is being released for Record Store Day Black Friday. This not-to-be-missed title is limited to 5000 pieces worldwide and is available only at participating independent record stores. 

Side A: Untitled Original 11383
Side B: Impressions 

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Cornelius

Cornelius

Ripple Waves

New Vinyl: $25.98   $23.38 Buy

Side A: (New Tracks) 1. Audio Check Music 2. Audio Architecture 3. Passionfruit (Recorded at Spotify Studios NYC) 4. Not Bad, This Feeling (Sometime / Someplace B-Side) 5. In a Dream (NPR Music's Tiny Desk Concert)
Side B: (Remixes/Reworks) 1. The Spell of a Vanishing Loveliness (Beach Fossils Rework) 2. Helix / Spiral (Reginald Omas Mamode IV Rework) 3. Mellow Yellow Feel (Hiatus Kaiyote Rework) 4. Surfing On Mind Wave Pt. 2 (Fairy Liquid - A Sound Collage by Lawrence) 5. In a Dream (Haruomi Hosono Rework) 6. If You’re Here (Ryuichi Sakamoto Rework)

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Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell

When Bad Does Good

New Vinyl: $11.98   $10.98 Buy

A-side: When Bad Does Good – an unreleased, unannounced to date song found in Chris’ archive of recordings. B-side: Temple of the Dog's "Stargazer (Live at the Paramount)" on white/black marble vinyl. 

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Cowboy

Cowboy

10'll Getcha Twenty

New Vinyl: $28.98   $26.08 Buy

Long awaited reunion album by Capricorn recording artists Cowboy, as heard on Gregg Allman's Laid Back and On Tour albums, featuring all six original members, produced by Johnny Sandlin.

1. Maybe Miracles, 2. Throw A Little Love My Way, 3. Positive Flow, 4. Too Many Choices, 5. Getaway Cars, 6. Let It Rain, 7. I’m In A Mood, 8. I Don’t Get It, 9. The River Doesn’t Run Here, 10. Comfort Zone

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Crack The Sky

Crack The Sky

Living In Reverse

New Vinyl: $21.98   $19.78 Buy

On January 1, 1976, Rolling Stone magazine called the debut album by West Virginian prog-rock pioneers Crack The Sky “…one of year’s most impressive debuts.” On August 21, 2018, Rolling Stone wrote “Crack the Sky: the Strange Survival Story of the Best U.S. Prog Band You’ve Never Heard.” They were named by Rolling Stone in their 2015 list of 50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums Of All Time and in their 20 Rock Albums Rolling Stone Loved in the 1970s That You Never Heard, the magazine’s very first review in 1976 went on to compare the band to Steely Dan, 10cc, The Tubes, Ian Hunter, and the inimitable Davie Bowie. Some 40 years later the band released their 20th album, Living in Reverse, 12 new genre-defying Crack tracks. The vinyl version is now being made available via Record Store Day Black Friday.

 1. Talk Talk  4:47  2. Living In Reverse  3:56  3. Raining Rain  4:15  4.   Red Rosary  3:56  5. Hit  4:13  6. Big Dipper  4:35  7. I’m On The Radio, Mom  4:00  8. Jacket  3:40  9. I’m Alright Now  4:20 10. Bang  4:10 11. Good Man  4:03 12. Home Tonight  4:17  

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Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow

Tuesday Night Music Club

New Vinyl: $35.98   $32.38 Buy

The debut album from Sheryl Crow comes to vinyl for the first time in the United States, on 180g double vinyl. This Record Store Day Black Friday release celebrates the album's 25th anniversary

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Dead Kennedys

The 1978 rehearsal tapes/demos of their first recordings, including “Holiday In Cambodia” and “California Uber Alles," with the original band of Jello Biafra, East Bay Ray, Klaus Floride, Ted and 6025.
These tapes have never been released in any form anywhere and this is the first new Dead Kennedys anything in about 13 years.

1. Man with The Dogs 2. Kepone Kids 3. Forward to Death 4. Kill the Poor 5. Your Emotions 6. Dreadlocks of the Suburbs 7. I Kill Children 8. Cold Fish 9. Holiday in Cambodia 10. Kidnap 11. Mutations of Today 12. Rawhide 13. California Uber Allies

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Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

The Upside Down is not seasonally specific and any time is a good time for the atmospheric, slightly spooky sounds that Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein create for Stranger Things. But if you are planning a Halloween party in October or any other month of the year, this specially curated edition of the music featured on the show is a must. The picture disc Record Store Day Black Friday version? Even better. 

Side A:

01. Turn On The Lights 

02. Sick Of Cow 

03. Power Maintenance 

04. Roars From The Lab 

05. Mercy 

06. Shadow In The Tunnel 

07. Do You Accept The Risk? 

08. Tree Slime 

09. Entering The Cellar 

Side B: 

10. A Familiar Shape 

11. The Spy 

12. Turn Right & Run 

13. They Hurt Me 

14. Possessed 

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Eric Dolphy

Musical Prophet: The Expanded N.Y. Studio Sessions (1962-1963) is the first official release of previously-unissued Eric Dolphy studio recordings in over 30 years! This album contains the complete studio album tracks from Conversations and Iron Man, originally produced by Alan Douglas-- most well-known for his association with Jimi Hendrix, but who also worked on classic jazz albums such as Money Jungle with Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach — plus nearly 85 minutes of bonus material from the 1962 and 1963 studio session in New York City. The limited-edition deluxe 3LP set features jazz greats such as saxophonists Clifford Jordan and Sonny Simmons, trumpeter Woody Shaw, bassist Richard Davis and NEA Jazz Master vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson. The exhaustive booklet includes rare and previously unpublished photos and memorabilia; essays by jazz scholar Robin D.G. Kelley and co-producer/flutist James Newton; interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning jazz icon Henry Threadgill, saxophonist/bass clarinetist David Murray  and acclaimed flutist Nicole Mitchell; plus much more! This is truly the holy grail of long lost Eric Dolphy recordings. Mastered by the legendary Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering Studios in Hollywood, CA and pressed at Record Technology, Inc. (RTI). 

LP1 SIDE A 01 Jitterbug Waltz 07:18 02 Music Matador 09:37 03 Love Me – 03:22 SIDE B 01 Alone Together – 13:36 02 Muses (Previously Unissued) 07:39 03 Muses (Previously Unissued) 08:31
LP2 SIDE C 01 Iron Man 09:14 02 Mandrake 04:47 03 Come Sunday 06:28 04 Burning Spear 11:59 SIDE D 01 Ode to C.P. 08:04 02 Jim Crow (Previously Unissued) 15:02
LP3 SIDE E 01 Music Matador (Alternate Take) 08:05 02 Love Me (Alternate Take 1) 02:27 03 Love Me (Alternate Take 2) 03:43 04 Alone Together (Alternate Take) 12:14 SIDE F: 27:19 01 Jitterbug Waltz 09:36 02 Mandrake (Alternate Take) 06:48 03 Burning Spear (Alternate Take) 10:31

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Tav Falco

Tav Falco

Cabaret of Daggers

New Vinyl: $22.98   $20.68 Buy

Cult legend, avant-roots/RnR raconteur Tav Falco is back at it again with his' first full length studio album since 2015’s Command Performance. Cabaret of Daggers was tracked in Rome with the same ferocious line-up, the unapproachable Panther Burns. Vocal overdubs were recorded at the legendary Sam Phillips Recording Service in Memphis. The band will tour the US in support of the release in November and December of 2018. The vinyl will arrive first as a limited edition color pressing exclusively for RSD Black Friday, followed by other formats. 

NOBODY'S BABY SALLY GO ROUND THE ROSES MORPHINE STRANGE FRUIT NEW WORLD ORDER BLUES SLEEPWALK STRANGE BORN TO BE BLUE RED VIENNA SUGAR MAMA BLUES
MASTER OF CHAOS THEME

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