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Black Friday Exclusives!

BLACK FRIDAY IS ONE WEEK AWAY - FRIDAY 11/28!

Waterloo along with other independent record stores will be celebrating Black Friday (11/28), with over 100 exclusive releases on vinyl and CD. We are excited to bring you our biggest and best selection of Black Friday Exclusives yet! Most of these releases are very limited and will only be released on Black Friday. As always they will be sold on a first come, first serve basis, with a limit of one copy of each release per customer.

We will open an hour early on Black Friday at 9am!

Besides the exclusive releases coming out that day, we will also have a great deals on 60 hot titles from 2014 - CD's on sale for only $9.99! As well as another 20 CD's from the past year on sale for only $6.99!


THE LIST

This is the official list of titles.  We’ve got it in a handy PDF format (excellent as a Wish List—check off what you want and leave it lying strategically around those places the gift-givers in your life frequent), and a Pull-Down Menu where you can look up specific titles and get more information on them.  

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Pre-Order KGSR Vol. 22!

PRE-ORDER KGSR VOL. 22 NOW! 

CD COMES OUT FRIDAY NOV. 28TH

KGSR Vol. 22KGSR Vol. 22 comes out Friday November 28th, but you can secure your copy now!

The 22nd edition of the charity compilation features performances from Ingrid Michaelson, Boy & Bear, Jason Mraz, The 1975, Passenger, Vance Joy, American Authors, Shakey Graves and more.

Proceeds from the sale of this CD will be donated to the SIMS Foundation. 

Since 1995, SIMS has provided mental health and addiction recovery services to Austin musicians and their immediate families. Over two million dollars has been donated to SIMS from the Broadcasts series to date. This year’s CD also benefits the Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas. A small portion of the proceeds also go to support KGSR'S Blues on the Green series. 

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New Release Round-Up 11-17-14

New Release Round-Up 11-17-14

Wilco - What's Your 20? Essential Tracks 1994-2014Nonesuch Records release two new Wilco collections in conjunction with the influential Chicago band's 20th anniversary. The first, What's Your 20? Essential Tracks 1994-2014, is a 2-CD compilation of essential tracks culled from the band's eight studio albums plus two songs from Mermaid Avenue, the collection of Woody Guthrie-penned tunes set to music by Wilco and Billy Bragg. The second, Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Rare Tracks 1994-2014, is a 4-CD/4-LP-Box-Set of rare studio and live recordings collected from the band's extensive audio archives. Alpha Mike Foxtrot features 64 pages of liner notes that include track-by-track recollections from Tweedy, notes by band members Nels Cline and John Stirratt, and reflections from members of Wilco's extended professional family. The booklet also showcases dozens of archival and never-before-seen photos from a wide array of photographers chronicling all phases of the band's career. Both albums are available now and you can preview the tracks right here.

Nothing Has Changed collects together for the first time the definitive collection of David Bowie's music from 1964 to 2014. Nothing Has Changed (named after a lyric from the 'Heathen' album opener Sunday ) compiles tracks from every period of Bowie's career from his earliest incarnations with 'Liza Jane' and 'Can't Help Thinking About Me' right up to James Murphy's 'Hello Steve Reich Mix' of 'Love Is Lost' from last year. The album is available in three formats: Standard 2CDDeluxe 3CD and the Vinyl Edition.  Each edition features it's own variation of the artwork and for those who pick up the album early we will make sure you don't miss out on the other images by providing you with an exclusive Free Lithograph which conveniently features all three covers. 

TV On The Radio - SeedsTV On The Radio who release their new album Seeds. The album includes the single Happy Idiot which ignites a hearty introduction to Seeds, catapulting out of the gate with an earnestly frenetic beat over a sweet sweet chorus of resignation. One thing that remains a constant with TV on the Radio is that there is no constant, and one curveball trounces another on Seeds. Seeds was recorded at Federal Prism in Los Angeles and produced by guitarist David Andrew Sitek. The album is available now and you can watch the rather cool Speed Racer inspired video for Happy Idiot here.




'From The Vault' is a new series of live concerts from The Rolling Stones archive which are getting their first official release. 'L.A. Forum Live In 1975' is the second title in this series. The Rolling Stones 'Tour Of The Americas 75' was the band's first tour with new guitarist Ronnie Wood. Even before the dates started there were dramatic scenes in New York City at the official tour announcement when the band unexpectedly turned up on a flatbed truck to play 'Brown Sugar'. After a couple of low key warm-up shows in Louisiana the tour took in 44 dates between the 3rd June and the 8th August 1975. They settled into the L.A. Forum for a five night stint from July 9th to 13th and this concert film features the show from July 12th. The footage has now been carefully restored and the sound has been newly mixed by Bob Clearmountain for this first official release of the show.

Roughly timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania, The Art of McCartney is a lavish celebration of all things Paul. Weighing in at three discs and 42 tracks in its grandest incarnation [Deluxe w/DVD], the set is 34 tracks at its slimmest [Standard Edition]. In both cases, that's plenty generous but it nevertheless only skims the surface of a very rich, very deep songbook that's developed over the decades. 




Plus there are other great, new releases including Atlanta-based hard rock quintet Manchester Orchestra who release HOPE, a startling re-imagination of COPE, their most recent album, issued earlier this year.  Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is the Lorde curated soundtrack to the hit film and features tracks from Lorde, The Chemical Brothers, Chvrches, Bat For Lashes and more. British pop superstars One Direction release their eagerly anticipated fourth studio album, Four, the follow-up to their third album Midnight Memories, the world's bestselling album of 2013. Across its 17 tracks and 69 minutes, pom pom is unfiltered Ariel Pink, featuring infectious tales of romance, murder, frog princes and Jell-O. The record sees the Los Angeles native strike it out alone, returning to the solo moniker he has adopted for well over a decade. Depeche Mode Live in Berlin was recorded on location at the O2 World Berlin on November 25th and 27th, 2013 during the Depeche Mode's extremely successful Delta Machine Tour which saw them play to over 2.4 million people in 32 countries. And Bruce Springsteen: The Album Collection Vol. 1 1973-1984, is a boxed set comprised of remastered editions of the first seven albums recorded and released by Bruce Springsteen for Columbia Records between 1973 and 1984. All of the albums are newly remastered (five for the first time ever on CD) and all seven are also making their remastered debut on vinyl. The seven albums are recreations of their original packaging and the set is accompanied by a 60 page book featuring rarely-seen photos, memorabilia and original press clippings from Springsteen's first decade as a recording artist. Acclaimed engineer Bob Ludwig, working with Springsteen and longtime engineer Toby Scott, has remastered these albums, all newly transferred from the original analogue masters using the Plangent Process playback system. The Box Sets are available as CD and Vinyl versions.

Plus, The ChillsTy SegallFugaziDrive-By TruckersBryan FerryNickelbackTravis Barker & YelawolfExit VerseWarsawwasrawCrash MidnightBrooke FraserThe Ghost InsideOld 97sDefeat The LowXTRMSTThompsonBloodbathChristmas At Downton AbbeyWilliam Onyeabor, and Basement Jaxx.

CURRENT SINGLES

The Limited Edition 10" red vinyl Croz presents 2 specially selected tracks from Croz, the latest studio album from David Crosby, One of America's most legendary singer-songwriters, just in time for the holidays.



LOOKING AHEAD OUT NEXT WEEK

Bjork - Biophilia Live [w/Blu-Ray]Looking ahead to next week's chart, we are excited to present an Early Listen for Biophilia Live, the concert film by Nick Fenton and Peter Strickland that captures the human element of Bjork's multi-disciplinary multimedia project: Biophilia. recorded live at Bjork's show at London's Alexandra Palace in 2013, the film features Bjork and her band performing every song on Biophilia and more using a broad variety of instruments - some digital, some traditional and some completely unclassifiable. The film has already been hailed as "a captivating record of an artist in full command of her idiosyncratic powers" (Variety) and "an imaginative stand-alone artwork" (Hollywood Reporter) and is a vital piece of the grand mosaic that is Biophilia. The album is available now for Pre-Order and you can watch the Trailer Video here.


Jason Isbell - Live At Austin City LimitsOn August 19, 2013, Jason Isbell and his band The 400 Unit, stepped out onto the stage in front of a live audience in Austin, TX to film his first appearance on the longest running original music series in the U.S., Austin City Limits. This special night for Isbell, his bandmates and all in attendance, is available on DVD as Jason Isbell: Live at Austin City Limits via Southeastern Records. Isbell performs songs from his critically acclaimed, award-winning album Southeastern along with songs from throughout his career, including fan favorites Outfit and Decoration Day. The set closed with a rousing rendition of the Rolling Stones' Can't You Hear Me Knocking, a live staple. The DVD is available now for Pre-Order and to get you in the mood, you can watch a Video of his amazing performance of Cover Me Up here.

For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.

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