Record Store Day 2011 Releases
What Exclusive Albums Will This Year's Record Store Day Have?
This year's Record Store Day will be held on April 16th, 2011. Â The event takes place in independent record stores around the country. Â Record store day offers a release of several exclusive vinyls that can only be purchased on this day. Â Many of these releases are limited edition and very rare, others are special releases for the day. Â A wide variety of different bands that span across different genres offer unique releases. Â Some of the items are very collectible, and this may be the only chance you can have to pick up specific albums. Â
In the past, many limited record releases are available. Â Some of them are special colored vinyls, while others are exclusive vinyl releases of material that wasn't available on wax before. Â Other releases range from exclusive live CD's, to special reissues, to limited 7". Â You can find a wide variety of cool releases on Record Store Day.
For 2011, several different exclusive releases have been announced. Â Many more will come forth in the future, but there are already some very cool releases on the list. Â Record Store Day's official UK website has already compiled a list of several of the albums available.Â
List of Record Store Day 2011 Releases:
*A Rekords Rekords Record -Â 10" picture disc compilation, featuring tracks byÂ Queens Of The Stone Age. Alain Johannes, Mini Mansions and Desert Sessions.
* AC/DC -Â Shoot To Thrill/War Machine 7"Â
*Beth Ditto - "tbc"Â CD
*Bibio/Clark - Split 12"Â
*Big Audio Dynamite Â - Ltd. numbered 7"
*Black Angels - "Another Nice Pair" Red Vinyl
*Blitzen Trapper -Â Maybe Baby b/w I Don't Know What Â 7"
*Busdriver Â - 7" limited to 50
*Charles Douglas - The Lives of Charles Douglas limited vinyl
*Clinic - "Ladies Night" limited 10" single
*Cults - 7" etched vinyl
*Deerhoof/Xiu Xiu - split 7" colored vinyl
*Deftones - Covers vinyl LP
*Derek & The Dominos - 7" single
*Doriella Du FontaineÂ (Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles And Lightnin' Rod) - 7" single
*Emerson, Lake & Palmer - tbc quadruple vinyl release
*Eric Clapton - "Unplugged" vinyl LP
*Franz Ferdinand - Covers EP 12"
*Foster The People - "Pumped Up Kicks" 10" vinyl
*Glassjaw - "Worship & Tribute" Vinyl LP
*Green Day/Husker Du -Â Â "Don't Know If You Are Lonely" split 7"
*Jenny & Johnny/ Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris - "Love Hurts" split 7"Â
*James Yorkston - EP
*Jimi Hendrix - "Fire" Â 7" red vinyl & Ltd 3 track CD
*Lone Pigeon - 28 secret tracks Ltd vinyl pressing
*Lower Dens - 7"
*Mastadon - "Live at the Aragon" vinyl LP
*Mastadon/ZZ Top - "Just Got Paid" split 7"
*Midlake/Will Self - 12" single
*Of Montreal - The Past Is A Grotesque Animal 12" single
*Owen - "O, Evelyn" 7" single
*Ozzy Osbourne -Â Flying High Again / I Don't Know (live)Â 7"
*Panda Bear - "Tomboy" exclusive clear vinyl with t-shirtÂ
*Pearl Jam - Immortality/Rearviewmirror 7"
*Peter Tosh - Legalise It/Equal Rights colored 7"
*Primal Scream - Triple vinyl seet
*R.E.M. - "Three" 3x 7" collection
*Red Hot Chili Peppers/ The Ramones - "Havana Affair" split 7"
*Regina Spektor - "Four From Far" - 7"
*Rival Schools - "Wring It Out" 7"
*Rolling Stones - "Brown Sugar/Bitch/Let It Rock" 7" vinyl replica
*Rush - "BU2B" 7"
*Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - "Broom" colored vinyl
*Sons & Daughters - Listen To Crime/Just Relax 7"
*Spark - "Revolving" 7"
*Syd Barrett - "An Introduction To Syd Barrett" double vinyl
*The Clash - "The Magnificent Seven" 7" heavyweight red vinyl & 4 trk CD
*The Flaming Lips - "Heady Nuggs" The First 5 Warner Bros Albums Vinyl BoxsetÂ
*The Go! Team - "Apollo Throwdown/Voice Yr Choice" 12" single
*The Joy Formidable - "Whirring" 7"
*The Kills - "Satellite" special dub 10"
*The Wombats - "Anti D" Â 7"
*Toddla T - "Cherry Picking" 12" red vinyl single
*Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - "Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers" LP
*Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - "You're Gonna Get It" LP
*Toro Y Moi / Cloud Nothings - "I Will Talk To You/For No Reason" 7"
*Vaccines - "Live From London" CD
*Villagers - "Villagers live at the Workman's ClubÂ Dublin, 16th September 2010" vinyl LP
*Vivian Girls - "I Heard You Say" colored 7" single
There are several notable names on the list of Record Store Day 2011 releases, as well as many obscure. Â They span through several different genres, and there are options available for pretty much any fan of vinyl and music. Â Many Â more releases will probably be added to this already lengthy list of albums. Â Be sure to hit up your local record store on April 16th, and enjoy the 2011 Record Store Day Releases. Â You can checkout the websiteÂ for information on participating record stores.
Â The band Phish announced Two Soundchecks, a limited, hand-numbered 7 inch. Â This will be Phish's first ever Record Store Day release, and there first ever vinyl record release. Â One of the songs is an instrumental, while the other is a sound check for a 2009 concert at the Greek Theatre in Berkley, CA. Â There are only 2,000 copies.
The Beach Boys are releasing a 78 vinyl rpm double set, including "Good Vibrations" and "Heroes and Villains". Â The first disc has the studio versions, while the other has alternate takes.