Crosley Star Wars Record Player
Crosley, a leading audio brand since launching its first radio in the 1920s, merges Record Store Day’s tenth anniversary with the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope, to create the ultimate audio-geek must-have. The special edition Crosley Cruiser Deluxe is a retro-looking portable three-speed turntable that features modern touches like pitch control and bluetooth capability. Price: $109.95; go HERE to buy.
André 3000 previously covered The Beatles’ “All Together Now” for a 2010 Nike commercial. Seven years later that cover will finally be released on 7-inch vinyl, with an unreleased instrumental serving as its B-side. Limited to 5,000 copies.
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An out-of-print picture disc of Prince’s “Little Red Corvette” and “1999” will be reissued. Limited to 5,000 copies. A number of the musician’s other singles, including “Sign O’ the Times”, “I Wish U Heaven”, “I Could Never Take The Place of Your Man”, and “Batdance” will also be reissued on 12-inch maxi-vinyl.
Spoon will release their breakout album, Hot Thoughts, on 12-inch single. It will come with an unreleased Dave Sitek remix and a cover of Elvis Presley’s “Love Letters". Limited to 3,000 copies.
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David Bowie fans will get not one, but two releases including a reissue of the late great icon’s 1971 Bowpromo white label album and a previously unreleased live recording from September 5th, 1974 in Los Angeles.
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To commemorate 30 years of The Joshua Tree, U2 will release a 2017 mix of “Red Hill Mining Town” on 12-inch picture disc. Limited to 7,000 copies.
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Blade Runner Soundtrack
Vangelis’ seminal soundtrack to Blade Runner will be reissued on picture disc. Limited to 3,500 copies. Get in the replicant mood with this interview with Blade Runner 2049 composer Jóhann Jóhannsson
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Animal Collective members Avey Tare and Geologist recorded the Meeting of the Waters EP live in the Amazon rainforest outside Manaus, Brazil in early 2016. Limited to 1,200 copies
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War on Drugs
The 12-inch single “Thinking of a Place,” is the first new song of their forthcoming album and follow-up to 2014's well-received Lost in the Dream. Limited to 5,500 copies.
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"Africa" is one of the most underrated songs of all-time. There I said it. This re-issue celebrates the 40th anniversary of Toto and includes their other giant hit, "Rosanna”. This limited edition, die-cut, Africa-shaped picture disc originally released in 1982, features a map of the continent on the A-side and an image of actress Rosanna Arquette, the inspiration for “Rosanna,” on the B-side.
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