RECORD STORE DAY IS THIS SATURDAY! (4/19)
Over 450 exclusive releases will be available at Waterloo on Record Store Day! We will be opening at our normal time at 10am, early birds are welcome to line up as soon as they like.
1st 50 people in line get FREE coffee & pastries courtesy of 24diner and Easy Tiger - starting at 7am!
See the list of releases here or download this handy pdf version to bring in the store on Record Store Day, Saturday, April 19th!
• These releases are extremely limited and are sold on a first come, first serve basis - ONCE THEY'RE GONE. THEY'RE GONE!
• Only one of each RSD title per person please.
• Sorry! No pre-orders, holds or rainchecks.
Do to the Beast sees the return of the Afghan Whigs after 16 years away and follows their 1998 release, 1965. After a successful reunion tour in 2012, Greg Dulli and John Curley decided to return to the studio -- without original guitarist Rick McCollum -- to record the album. Signing once again to Sub Pop -- the label that had originally launched the band -- the album sees Dulli and co. successfully continue with their soul-infused brand of indie rock.
Esteemed musician, songwriter and author Rodney Crowell has teamed up with New West Records to release Tarpaper Sky, his new self-produced album. It comes fast on the heels of Old Yellow Moon, Crowell s critically lauded collaboration with Emmylou Harris, which won a 2013 Grammy® Award and was named 2013 Album of the Year by the Americana Music Association.
Rivers In The Wasteland is the follow up to Needtobreathe's acclaimed album The Reckoning, which saw the band spend over two years on the road in support of a collection of anthemic rock that caught the attention of The New York Times, NPR, Entertainment Weekly and USA Today.
Make My Head Sing, is the new album from Jessica Lea Mayfield. Of the new music Mayfield comments, “The whole record is just me and Jesse and my drummer Matt Martin. I think a lot of my favorite bands are guitar, bass and drums. I wanted to simplify things. Bands are so big these days, I wanted to get in the studio and make a rock record and hear real guitar tones and something heavy.” The album is available now and you can preview the album here as well as watch the albums trailer.
In 2012 Ian Anderson released Thick As A Brick 2, the follow-up to Jethro Tull's legendary concept album. The album was a critical and commercial success, charting around the world. Now he returns with Homo Erraticus, his new studio album. The original Thick As A Brick album, released in 1972, was based around the poem of disgraced child prodigy Gerald Bostock. For Homo Erraticus Anderson is reunited with Bostock, using lyrics written by Gerald based on an old historical manuscript. The manuscript examines key events from throughout British history before going on to offer a number of prophecies for the future.
Plus there are other great, new releases including Singer Songwriter Ingrid Michaelson who is back with her 5th studio album, Lights Out, which features duets with A Great Big World, and Mat Kearney. Hip Hop legend Nas presents Illmatic XX, a 2 disc, 20th anniversary special edition featuring new artwork, a 24 page booklet with new liner notes by Sacha Jenkins, artist tributes with rare & previously unseen photos. Petty's Peculiar Picks is a 30-track compilation which collects together the best and more unusual, even peculiar, picks from Tom Petty's treasured shows. Jason Derulo presents his third U.S. album Talk Dirty, which features the title track, "The Other Side," "Marry Me," and "Vertigo" from the September 2014 Tattoos EP with seven additional songs. Sevendust didn't waste any time getting 2014 started the best way they know how: being holed up in the recording studio to create their long-awaited and highly-anticipated acoustic album, Time Travelers & Bonfires. And The Birds Of Satan is the self-titled debut album from the Alt-Rock band formed by The Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins alongside Wiley Hodgden (bass, background vocals), and Mick Murphy (guitar). .
Plus, The Both, Triptykon, Secret Sisters, Pharoahe Monch, Courtney Barnett, Plaque Vendor, Chuck E. Weiss, Chet Faker, Ziggy Marley, Slint, Elvis, The Walking Dead - Vol 1 [Vinyl Soundtrack], Murphy's Law, Bobby Rush, Dan Wilson, Oak Ridge Boys, Billy Porter, Oath, Junkie XL and Duck Sauce all have new albums today.
There are also a couple of singles available, including The Black Keys who in anticipation of their new album Turn Blue (Out 05/13) release their new single Fever. And Fix release their gatefold 2x7" single of Vengeance / In This Town & Jan's Rooms which is limited to 1000 copies.
EARLY LISTEN AND PREVIEW
Looking ahead to next week's chart, We are excited to present an Early Listen for Mark Oliver Everett's long-running indie rock project Eels who follow 2013's Wonderful, Glorious with their eleventh album, The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett, on April 22. The introspective new 13 track album is being described as "an extraordinarily vivid and intimate document of a personal struggle." The album is available now for pre order and you can preview the album here as well as watch the fantastic video for the track Mistakes of My Youth.
Undoubtedly one of the biggest success stories of 2013 was that of Glaswegian electropop outfit Chvrches. They made a huge impact with their debut album which included contemporary, sharp and beautifully crafted songs such as Gun, We Sink and Recover. The Bones of What You Believe has now been expanded with three additional tracks from the Alucard Sessions and features special metallic packaging. The album is available now for pre order and you can preview the album including the bonus tracks here as well as watch the incredible video for the track The Mother We Share. And don't forget that Chvrches are also releasing a Limited Edition 12' Vinyl of their Recover EP for Record Store Day so make sure you grab one of those.
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.