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Documenting the early days of The Clash, working with Bob Marley, managing The Slits, colliding genres with Big Audio Dynamite: Don Letts appears to have done it all. But theresone thing he hasnt done until now. That changes as Don Letts announces his debut solo album, Outta Sync

A heady cocktail of dub rhythms, island vibes and his own sweetly melodic topline,The irony is that Letts hadnt really intended to make music of his own. Conceived during Covid down time and produced by Gaudi with a bunch of bass lines provided by Youth (The Orb/Killing Joke) that kick-started the whole thing.

The album is chockfull of guest vocalists includingTerry Hall, Flaming Lips Wayne Coyne, The Slits'Hollie Cook, Zoe Devlin Love andHonor Letts, aka Letts second youngest daughter.

So concluded (sort of) Don Letts at the end (nearly) of last years best selling autobiography, There and Black Again. The musician (Big Audio Dynamite kind) DJ (party kind), filmdirector (Grammy winning kind), radio broadcaster (BBC 6Music kind) is finally getting round to the one creative endeavour hes not yet pursued.
Don Letts - Outta Sync [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Green LP]
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The indie variant includesthreeexclusive screen-printed inserts, each inspired by the three acts of ATUM.

The Smashing Pumpkins' highly anticipated twelfth studio album, ATUM (pronounced Autumn) is a three-act rock opera albumfeaturing 33-tracks, and is the sequel to 1995s Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness and 2000s Machina/Machine of God. ATUM was written and produced by Billy Corgan over the past 4 years. Available on April 21, 2023 on 3xCD, 4xLP, and 4xLP indie-exclusivewhich includesthreeexclusive screen-printed inserts, each inspired by the three acts of ATUM.

Smashing Pumpkins - ATUM [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition 4LP w/ Exclusive Inserts]
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72 seasons. The first 18 years of our lives that form our true or false selves. The concept that we were told who we are by our parents. A possible pigeonholing around what kind of personality we are. I think the most interesting part of this is the continued study of those core beliefs and how it affects our perception of the world today. Much of our adult experience is reenactment or reaction to these childhood experiences. Prisoners of childhood or breaking free of those bondages we carry.

-James Hetfield

Metallica - 72 Seasons [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Midnight Violet 2LP]
$36.98
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Andy Shaufs songs unfold like short fiction: theyre densely layered with colorful characters and a rich emotional depth. On his new studio album Norm, Andy Shaufs songwriting veers decidedly more oblique, hinting at sinister happenings and dark motivations. The result: an intoxicating collection of mellifluous melodies and beguiling lyrics. Levitating, synth-laden atmospherics drive Shaufs storytelling on Norm, mixed by Neal Pogue (Tyler, the Creator).

In 2016, The Party catapulted Andy Shauf to indie notoriety, followed by 2020s The Neon Skyline which landed Andy Shauf performances on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and CBS This Morning: Saturday, a Polaris Prize nomination, and mentions on several best-of lists among them, a track on Barack Obamas playlist and praise from Pitch- fork, The Atlantic, Esquire, Stereogum, and more.

Andy Shauf - Norm [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Eco Mix LP]
$26.98
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This land runs through Katherine Pauls blood. And it called to her. In dreams she saw the river, her ancestors, and her home. When the land calls, you listen. And KP found herself far from her ancestral lands during a time of collective trauma, when the world was wounded and in need of healing. In 2020 she made the journey from Portland back to the Skagit River, back to the cedar trees that stand tall and shrouded in fog, back to the tide flats and the mountains, back to Swinomish.

It is a powerful thing to return to our ancestral lands and often times the journey is not easy. Like the salmon through the currents, like the tide as it crawls to shore this is a story of return. It is the call and response. It is the outstretched arms of the people who came before, welcoming her home. The Land, The Water, The Sky is a celebration of lineage and strength. Even in its deepest moments of loneliness and grief, of frustration over a world wrought with colonial violence and pain, the songs remind us that if we slow down, if we listen to the waves and the wind through the trees, we will remember to breathe.

There is a throughline of story in every song, a remembrance of knowledge and teachings, a gratitude of wisdom passed down and carried. There is a reimagining of Sedna who was offered to the sea, and a beautiful rumination on sacrifice and humanity, and what it means to hold the stories that work to teach us something.

Chord progressions born out of moments of sadness and solitude transform into the islands that sit blue along the horizon. The Salish Sea curves along her homelands, and when the singer is close to this water she is reminded of her grandmother, how she looked out at these same islands, and shes held by spirit and memory.

The Land, The Water, The Sky rises and falls, in darkness and in light, but even in its most melancholy moments it is never despairing. That is the beauty of returning home. When you stand on ancestral lands it is impossible to be alone. You feel the arms and hands that hold you up, unwilling to let you fall into sorrow or abandonment. In her songs Katherine Paul has channeled that feeling of being held. In every note she has written a love letter to indigenous strength and healing.

There is a joy present here, a fierce blissfulness that comes with walking the trails along the river, feeling the sand and the stones beneath her feet. It is the pride and the certainty that comes with knowing her ancestors walked along the same land, dipped their hands into the water, and ran their fingertips along the same bark of cedar trees.

This is a story of hope, as it details the joy of returning. Katherine Pauls journey home wasnt made alone, and the songs are crowded with loved ones and relatives, like a really good party. And as the songs walk us through the land it is important we hover over the images and the beauty, the moments that mark this album as site specific. The power of this land is woven throughout, telling the story of narrow waterways, brush strokes, salmon stinta, and above all healing.

Let it take you. Move through the story and see the land through her eyes, because it is a gift, a welcomed sʔabadəb.*

*The word gift in Lushootseed, the language of the Coast Salish people

Black Belt Eagle Scout - The Land, The Water, The Sky [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Blue/Smoke Marbled LP]
$24.99
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Post Malones 4th studio album, Twelve Carat Toothache, is his most intimate and personal opus to date. Throughout the 14 tracks, Post takesus with him on his trials with fame, giving a glimpse into the irony of seemingly having it all, but feeling like nothing all at the same time. In aninterview with Billboard, Post explained he wants the new songs to speak more to how Im feeling at the moment: the ups and downs and thedisarray and the bipolar aspect of being an artist in the mainstream. Indie Exclusive Lemon Yellow 2 LP.

Post Malone - Twelve Carat Toothache [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Lemon Yellow 2 LP]
$45.99
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Five-time GRAMMY award winning and multi-platinum selling icon, Shania Twain, announces her new album, Queen Of Me, out February 3, 2023 on
Republic Nashville, a division of Republic Records. Her sixth original full-length album, Queen Of Me, is the superstar's most triumphant-feeling body of
work; an album about standing in your own power and worshipping yourself. Its lead single Waking Up Dreaming was co-written and produced with
BTS hitmaker David Stewart. Indie Exclusive Signed CD.

Shania Twain - Queen Of Me [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Signed CD]
$13.99
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When the world came to a halt, Jim Ward couldnt stop moving. Hed just released a reunion album, Trust the River, as the frontman of Sparta when the pandemic hit, and as tour dates dried up, Ward returned to the studio. A year later, he debuted his raucous solo record Daggers and now hes offering up yet another Sparta album to the world.

The resulting collection of songs were entirely written on keys in what Ward considers an effort to stretch musical muscles he wouldnt otherwise have had the expanse of time to indulge in. Boldly self-titled some 20-odd years into Spartas career, the album serves as a kind of reintroduction to the band, what Ward calls a fresh slate.

He recorded the song at Red Bull Studios in Santa Monica, where for the first time in his long career, Ward had a state of the art recording space to himself, and an engineer able to help him enact his vision. The rest of the album was self-produced at Wards El Paso studio, Crowded Heart.

Sparta - Sparta [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition White LP]
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Nimrod, Green Days fifth studio album, was originally released on October 14 1997. The Billboard Top 10 LP declared Green Days best! by Kerrangwas driven by the hit singles Hitchin A Ride, Redundant, Nice Guys Finish Last and Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) the latter of which has sold 5 million copies in the US alone. The song was written as a spiteful ballad and has evolved into the soundtrack of everyones seminal life moments; even being featured in the Seinfeld series finale. The album has sold over 3 million copies in the US (triple platinum) and has been certified multi-platinum, platinum, or gold in several other countries, including the UK, Japan, Canada, Australia and Spain.

This 25th Anniversary Edition includes the original album, one disc of previously unreleased Nimrod demos, and a live set from Philadelphia recorded one month after Nimrod was released.

The 14 track demos disc includes two unreleased Green Day tracks (You Irritate Me and Tre Polka), plus a cover of the classic Elvis Costello song Allison (previously unreleased).

The live album was recorded at The Electric Factory in Philadelphia on November 14 1997. The 20-song set includes several songs from Nimrod, plus fan favorites from their previous albums and singles.

Green Day - Nimrod: 25th Anniversary Edition [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Silver 5LP Box Set]
$124.98
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Indie Exclusive Blue Edition, comes w/exclusive flexi disc ft. cover of Yeah Yeah Yeahs Maps

Theres a line on Honey, the latest album from Nashville-via-NYC songwriter Samia, about Aspen Grove, a collection of 40,000 trees in the plains of North America, all connected by a single expansive root system. Theres no stronger metaphor for the audience the 25-year-old empathy engine has been generating since she began releasing music seven years ago. Her songs, her fans, her friends: one enormous, interconnected ecosystem. Honey, comprised of eleven new moments of catharsis, is by and for that organism. Set for release on January 23rd 2023 via Grand Jury Music, the album was recorded at North Carolina studio Bettys - owned and operated by Sylvan Essos Nick Sandborn and Amelia Meath, frequent touring partners of Samias. It was produced by Caleb Wright, part of the team that helmed Samias breakthrough 2020 debut The Baby, and a founding member of one of Samias favorite bands, The Happy Children. It features some of her nearest and dearest friends: Christian Lee Hutson, Briston Maroney, Jake Luppen, Raffaella. Its songs were surreptitiously road tested for her devotees while opening for Lucy Dacus, Courtney Barnett, and more. The end result is what Samia calls simply a real community record.

Samia - Honey [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Blue LP+Flexi Disc]
$25.98
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If naming is a form of claiming, of being claimed, how is one tethered to both the physical landscape that surrounds us, as well as our own internal emotional landscape-at times calm, at times turbulent, and ever changing? H.C. McEntire's new album Every Acre grapples with those themes-themes that encompass grief, loss, and links to land and loved ones. And naming-claiming land, claiming self, being claimed by ancestry and heritage-permeates the hauntingly beautiful landscape that is this poignant collection of songs.
H.C. McEntire - Every Acre [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition LP]
$20.98
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Were celebrating the 30th anniversary of the debut album from legendary hip-hop collective The Pharcyde with this exclusive RSD Essential 2-LP set of Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde, pressed on clear with yellow + purple splatter vinyl.

Originally released in 1992 through the iconic Delicious Vinyl, this RIAA Gold-certified album was featured as one of Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

This album features the singles Passin Me By Ya Mama and Pack the Pipe, and is a must-have for any West Coast hip-hop fan.

The Pharcyde - Bizzare Ride II The Pharcyde [RSD Essential Clear w/ Purple & Yellow Splatter 2LP]
$44.99
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After much enthusiasm that helped foster the bands self-titled 2020 EP, My Kid Brother are branching out themselves. MAD HAPPY WEIRD SAD, recorded with producer Eric Palmquist (Thrice, Bad Suns, Mutemath), builds on their EPs polished, hooky rock with heavier riffs ("Roots") and thicker grooves ("High Society"), colorful and quirky arrangements, lyrics that span stalker tales to unfiltered love songs, and choruses that punch with a newfound intensity ("Shoulders").

My Kid Brother - Happy.Mad.Weird.Sad [Indie Exclusive limited Edition Opaque Serenity LP]
$22.98
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What does John Cale have that the rest of us dontsome gene that engenders infinite restlessness, a rapacious mind that is never satisfied? For nearly 60 years, or at least since he was a young Welshman who moved to New York and joined The Velvet Underground, Cale has been reinventing his music with dazzling and inspiring regularity. Once again, here is Cale, reimagining how his music is made, sounds, and even works. His engrossing 12-track MERCYhis first full album of new tunes in a decademoves through true dark-night-of-the-soul electronic blues toward vulnerable love songs and hopeful considerations for the future with the help of some of musics most curious young minds.

John Cale - Mercy [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Translucent Violet LP]
$34.98
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Having started her professional career outside of her home of Zambia, Sampa The Great returned at the beginning of the pandemic to Africa. As Above, So Below is the result of this return to her roots, embracing the sounds and themes of her origins. Sampa has reconnected with a different side of herself, one closer to the younger artistry that was nourished growing up. Now, in an age of authenticity, meet a 360 Sampa, a higher version of herself. No mask on, or role to play.

Sampa the Great - As Above, So Below [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Seaglass Blue LP]
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Lovage is defined as an herb that is said to be a benefit for relieving abdominal pains due to gastrointestinal gasalso touted to reduce flatulence when consumed as a tea. But when placed in the able hands of sonic mastermind Dan The Automator Nakamura, recording under the guise of musical lothario Nathaniel Merriweather, the result is a concept album of music to make love to your old lady by. With the help of collaborators such as Mike Patton (vocals), Jennifer Charles (vocals) and Kid Koala (turntables), Merriweather serves as your personal guide to the sensual side of life, painting a satirical, darkly funny portrait of love and sex with left-field hip-hop and instrumentals as only he can do.

Nathaniel Merriweather Presents...Lovage - Music To Make Love To Your Old Lady By [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Turquoise 2LP] [Repress]
$29.99
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One can't speak of California's famed desert rock movement without mentioning the visionary producer/musician Chris Goss. The so-called Godfather of the Joshua Tree-centered scene, Goss has produced famed and acclaimed albums by groups like Queens Of The Stone Age, Foo Fighters, Kyuss, Screaming Trees, and numerous others. Before he was known as a renowned producer though, he was the singer/guitaristand only consistent member of one of the most influential-yet-forgotten hard rock groups of all time: Masters of Reality. Masters Of Reality (Whose name was appropriately taken from a Black Sabbath song) had the distinction of being the only group signed to two different hip-hop labels of historical note: Def Jam and Delicious Vinyl. Originally label mates with Public Enemy and Slayer, Masters Of Reality's self-titled debut album was released by Def American in 1988. Two years later, Delicious Vinyl founders Matt Dike and Mike Ross, huge Masters fans, bought the band's contract from Rick Rubin and re-released the album with new cover artwork to renewed acclaim and commercial success. So many years later, Masters Of Reality's debut still feels like a hard-hitting breath of fresh air in a modern landscape of over-produced rock music

Masters Of Reality - Masters Of Reality [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Translucent Blue LP]
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In just three remarkable solo albums Margo Price has cemented herself as a forcein American music and a generational talent. On her fourth full-length Strays,recorded in Topanga Canyon and produced by Jonathan Wilson, the singer andsongwriter presents a clear-eyed mission statement delivered in blistering rockandroll.Margo Price has something to say, and nothing to prove.

Margo Price - Strays [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Purple Smoke LP]
$24.98
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Magnetically energetic and eternally hopeful, Dayglow (the project of Austin, TX based Sloan Struble) excels in creating catchy, carefully crafted, effervescent indie pop. His home-recorded 2018 debut albumFuzzybrainfeatured the Platinum Certified single Can I Call You Tonight?, which went on to be hailed as 2020s biggest independent alternative hit. Following up with his sophomore albumHarmony Housein 2021, Dayglow generated a mountain of indie buzz and critical acclaim anchored by lead single "Close To You". Now, after racking up over a billion streams and selling out headline tours around the world, Dayglow returns with his third albumPeople In Motion. Fun and colorful, People In Motion meditates on the ideas of commitment, inner peace, and movement, while inviting the listener to the dance floor to leave the chaos and noise of our current culture behind.

Dayglow - People In Motion [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition LP]
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Grammy Award-winning band Phoenix returns with their next full length, Alpha Zulu, due out 11/4/2022. This follows their 2020 single "Identical,'' which went #1 at AAA radio, from the Motion Picture "On The Rocks". The project was recorded during the height of the pandemic in Paris, at the iconic Louvre museum. Phoenix are set to perform at festivals like Primavera Sound (Barcelona), We Love Green (Paris) and Austin City Limits (Texas) and will embark on a full headline tour in the US, UK, and EU in Sept 2022. The band has seen over 1.5B+ streams across their catalog, and have previously headlined Coachella, Governors Ball, Primavera Sound, Austin City Limits, and more. They've performed on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, amongst others.

Phoenix - Alpha Zulu [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Coke Bottle Clear LP]
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The legendary Death Metal icons OBITUARY return with their highly anticipated new album, Dying of Everything.

Dying Of Everything destroys in the time-honored tradition of early OBITUARY classics Slowly We Rot and Cause of Death while maintaining the killer studio sound that the band has been perfecting in their own studio since 2007s monstrous Xecutioners Return.

You can hear the results on lead single The Wrong Time which boasts a slamming mid-tempo groove. Meanwhile, the title track boasts punishing riffs and songwriting by Ken Andrews. The albums third single, My Will To Live, is a total skull-crusher. Track after track, OBITUARY solidify their legacy as a Death Metal institution, churning out some of the heaviest riffs in their career.

Like just about every album in OBITUARYs vast catalog, Dying Of Everything is instantly memorable; its a skill that OBITUARY have only improved upon over the years. Its unusual for a band thats been around since the 80s to be doing some of their best work in the 2020s, but thats exactly what OBITUARY have accomplished through their do-it-yourself attitude and relentless touring on a worldwide level. I think it comes down to passion, vocalist John Tardy offers. I say this all the time, but if somethings not fun, Im not gonna do it. And were having more fun than ever.

Obituary - Dying Of Everything [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Halloween Orange LP]
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Describing their first three albums as a trilogy that is now complete, Meath and Sanborn see No Rules Sandy as the beginning of a new period, with songs that are wilder and stranger and more cathartic than the band used to be, as Nick Sanborn puts it. It feels like who we actually are, Amelia Meath adds. It just feels like us. Were not trying to fit into the mold, just happily being our freak selves.

Sylvan Esso - No Rules Sandy [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Tiger's Eye LP]
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With her spellbinding voice and time-bending sensibilities, Sierra Ferrell makes music thats as fantastically vagabond as the artist herself. On her highly anticipated Rounder debut Long Time Coming, Ferrell shares a dozen songs beautifully unbound by genre or era, instantly transporting her audience to an infinitely more enchanted world.

Sierra Ferrell - Long Time Coming [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Metallic Gold LP]
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At 21, mxmtoon stands tall as one of the brightest and most engaging voices of her generation. rising is the sophomore album from the Oakland-raised, Brooklyn-based artist known for her dreamy pop and introspective lyricism. The album is a new chapter and gorgeous evolution of the sound that launched her career 5 years ago but with a more mature and complex lens. Featuring the singles "mona lisa", "sad disco," and "victim of nostalgia", rising represents the culmination of a trilogy that also includes dawn and dusk, the dual EPs she released in 2020. Indie exclusive includes orange vinyl.

mxmtoon - Rising [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Opaque Orange LP]
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Platinum-certified and twice GRAMMY-nominated Michigan rock powerhouse I Prevail are back with their third full length offering on Fearless Records. The band has established itself as the forerunners of the genre in the 21st century. The new record, once again produced by Tyler Smyth, features the sort of stadium-sized riffs that will rattle your teeth loose from your gums and unforgettable, supremely catchy melodies that will camp out in your brain for weeks at a time. The band also alternately mixes screamed vocals that sound as though they crawled from the depths of hell with soaring, emotional vocals and heartfelt, intimate lyrics that go so deep, they hit marrow. The end result is an album that resonates with the listener in the most personal way.

I Prevail - TRUE POWER [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Cold World LP]
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Iconic Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, Oscar-nominated actress, producer and philanthropist, Mary J. Blige is a figure of inspiration, transformation and empowerment making her one of the defining voices of the contemporary music era. With a track record of eight multi-platinum albums, nine Grammy Awards (plus a staggering 32 nominations), two Academy Award nominations, two Golden Globe nominations, and a SAG nomination, among many other accolades, Blige has cemented herself as a global superstar. And in the ensuing years, the singer/songwriter has attracted an intensely loyal fan baseresponsible for propelling worldwide sales of more than 50 million albums. Bliges 15th studio album Good Morning Gorgeous resonates with female empowerment anthems, soulful torch songs, and energetic tracks including the singles Amazing (feat. DJ Khaled), the title track Good Morning Gorgeous, and Rent Money (feat. Dave East). The album release led into a historic performance at the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA alongside Dr. Dre, Eminem, Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar on February 13th, 2022.

Mary J. Blige - Good Morning Gorgeous [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Gold LP]
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Indie Exclusive * 25th Anniversary * Previously long out-of-print, this classic sophomore album by one of the greatest ska bands ever was given a proper treatment for its 20th anniversary. This is a must-have for any Slackers fan, regardless of whether you own the original or not. Remastered for vinyl, Redlight never sounded as good; and with a two-color foil stamped cover, exclusive art-print insert, and lyric sleeve, its never looked so good either! Originally released by Hellcat Records in 1997, this album truly solidified the Slackers iconic sound, blending ska, reggae, soul, jazz and dub, seamlessly, with the passion and integrity that the band has embodied. Whether youre a new fan, or an old diehard, and whether you pick it up at the bands merch table, your local record store, or your favorite online retailer, this brilliant re-issue is not one to pass up.

The Slackers - Redlight [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Silver LP]
$22.99
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Big Star

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Recorded at Ardent Studios and released in 1972, the album has gone on to become one of the most influential and iconic debut albums of all time. This 50th-anniversary edition is pressed on 180-gram metallic gold with purple smoke vinyl and features all-analog mastering by Jeff Powell at Take Out Vinyl. The album has been included in Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, with the song Thirteen featured in its 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Big Star - #1 Record [RSD Essential Metallic Gold LP]
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10th anniversary edition of The Sword's fourth studio album produced by J. Robbins and featuring the songs "The Veil of Isis," Cloak of Feathers, "Arcane Montane" and "The Hidden Masters." Pressed on 180-gram Cosmic-Yellow Swirl Vinyl. Described by Consequence as heavy metal distilled to its purest form.

The Sword - Apocryphon: 10th Anniversary Edition [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Cosmic Yellow Swirl LP]
$29.98
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