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New Release Round-Up 01-19-18

 

Fall Out Boy - M A N I A

Fall Out Boy - M A N I AFall Out Boy - M A N I AFall Out Boy - M A N I A - Island
Fall Out Boy release their 7th album M A N I A on Island Records. The album features 'Champion,' 'The Last Of The Real Ones' and latest single 'HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON'T.' M A N I A is the follow-up album to the band's platinum-certified American Beauty/American Psycho, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 upon release.

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The Shins - The Worms Heart - Sony
The Worms Heart is a complete re-work of The Shins critically acclaimed March, 2017 album 'Heartworms'. The album offers new reworked versions of the 'Heartworms' album original tracks, and the sequence is flipped as well. When James Mercer wrote, produced, and recorded the Heartworms album, he had this desire for an alternate version, an opposite version. The album s slow songs would be flipped and re-recorded as fast songs, and vice versa. The reasoning was to showcase the versatility and strength of his songwriting, and the result is The Worm's Heart. This 'flipped' collection is produced by Yuuki Matthews, Jon Sortland, & James Mercer; and is a must for any fan of The Shins.

The Go! Team - SEMICIRCLE

The Go! Team - SEMICIRCLEThe Go! Team - SEMICIRCLEThe Go! Team - SEMICIRCLE - Memphis Industries
Brighton's Go! Team return with their new album SEMICIRCLE on long term label home Memphis Industries. These are dark and difficult times. We don't need some chancer with an acoustic guitar and a series of concerned hashtags to tell us that. What we need is a band to believe in, who stand for something other than naked careerism, who give us a rock to cling to on stormy days. A band who still have faith in the power of pop music to transform the world, who dream in technicolour, who see beauty in the little things, who shun tepid perfection, who rejoice in the mistakes and the chance encounters that lead us somewhere new. Who remind us what it was like to be young and naive and idealistic and in love. Who throw everything into the pot to create music that is joyfully, effervescently alive. Now more than ever, we need The Go! Team. It's no secret that The Go! Team is the brainchild of one man, Brighton-based melody obsessive Ian Parton. But its membership has never been exclusive: at one time or another, The Go! Team has included on its squad-sheet everyone from Deerhoof to Chuck D to a legion of undiscovered Soundcloud singers. Unlike the groups previous album, 2015s The Scene Between which was essentially a solo project, following the dissolution of the previous Go! Team line-up Ian began work on their fifth album SEMICIRCLE with the vital input of current live band players Simone Odaranile (drums), Angela Maki Won-Yin Mak (vocals and guitar) and original Team members Sam Dook (guitar) and Ninja (irrepressible rapping).

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Glen Hansard - Between Two Shores

Glen Hansard - Between Two ShoresGlen Hansard - Between Two ShoresGlen Hansard - Between Two Shores - Epitaph
Between Two Shores is the third solo release from acclaimed singer-song writer Glen Hansard. Glen Hansard has built a career, now over 2 decades strong, on struggle. His impassioned songs mostly veer between the exhausting struggle to make it professionally and the numbing struggle to keep the affections of a romantic partner. Pick up any Frames or Swell Season record, or his first two solo releases, 2012’s Rhythm and Repose, and 2015’s Didn’t He Ramble to find him chipping away at those two pillars.

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They Might Be Giants - I Like Fun - Idlewild Recordings
They Might Be Giants is back! The Brooklyn originals can't stop and won't stop, with 2018 already destined to be one of their most magnificent and productive years to date. Thirty-five years deep into their epic career, this week will see the release of their brand-new studio album I Like Fun. The fifteen-track album was produced with and mixed by Patrick Dillett (St. Vincent, David Byrne, Mary J. Blige, The National, Donald Fagen) and recorded at Reservoir Studios (the former Skyline Studios where TMBG recorded their platinum album Flood). The lead track; I Left My Body; is a prime slice of the power They Might Be Giants commands. Hyper-melodic, fresh, and ever rocking, They Might Be Giants formidable live lineup enjoys a reputation for delivering one of the best shows around, and this album is a real showcase for that musical energy. I Like Fun jumps with surprises, vitality, and the startling, singular point of view TMBG always delivers. Coinciding with the album's release is the first leg of the band's extensive world tour that kicks off with a fifty-city run across the US. And 2018 will also see the resurrection of TMBG's legendary Dial-A-Song service on streaming sites everywhere, featuring new music all year long!

First Aid Kit - Ruins - Sony
Ruins is the new and eagerly awaited album from Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit. This new album finds First Aid Kit as you've never heard them before: wounded and biting back hard. While Ruins follows the traditions of the classic folk rock sound that First Aid Kit revived via their breakthrough album Stay Gold (2014) and previous releases The Big Black And The Blue (2010) and The Lion's Roar (2012), the difference is that this time they've lived, and the results are intense. Tracks such as "Rebel Heart" the album's opener documents a love doomed from the start. "It's A Shame" the lead single is a plea to live in the moment because everyone disposes of each other eventually. On "Postcard" and To Live A Life," you feel the breath-stealing weight of despair when a shattered love leaves you bereft of hope. "Fireworks" introverts the blame with self-loathing. In many ways, First Aid Kit's largest asset is their biggest problem. Their voices are so damn pretty. The [previous] records were always so perfect," says Johanna Söderberg. On Ruins, the duo didn't want it to feel perfect. They wanted it to feel rough and wrenching. Johanna comments further, "Given the material, the lyrics had to be the focus. These sentiments didn't need to be dressed up. They needed to be naked." Ruins was made with one target in mind: make it sound more real a result the Söderberg sisters clearly achieved.

Ron Gallo - Really Nice Guys EP

Ron Gallo - Really Nice Guys EPRon Gallo - Really Nice Guys EPRon Gallo - Really Nice Guys EP - New West Records
Really Nice Guys is a concept EP by Thyme Magazine’s “Man Of The Year,” Ron Gallo. The EP is another thought provoking and inspired installment, extending an already prolific calendar year by Gallo which saw the release of the critically acclaimed full length album Heavy Meta as well as the 7” singles, “Temporary Slave” and “Sorry Not Everybody Is You.” Really Nice Guys finds Gallo exploring new sonic frontiers and instrumentation in the form of what might be called a conceptual art piece. Whatever you call it is wholly original and Gallo continues to melt faces and free minds.

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

 CURRENT SINGLES/EPs

Charlie Puth - Voicenotes
tUnE-yArDs - I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life [2LP]
Moon Taxi - Let The Record Play [LP]
Kimbra - Primal Heart [LP]
Mudhoney - Lie [LP]
Joe Perry - Sweetzerland Manifesto (Bonus Tracks) [2LP]
De Lux - More Disco Songs About Love [LP]
Ghost - Ceremony & Devotion [LP]
Whitesnake - The Purple Tour (Live) [2LP]
Black Label Society - Grimmest Hits [LP]
Belle Adair - Tuscumbia [LP]
Devin Dawson - Dark Horse [LP]
Tommy Emmanuel - Accomplice One [LP]
Starcrawler - Starcrawler [LP]
Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac: Remastered [Expanded Edition 2CD]
Of Mice & Men - Defy [Colored LP]
Caspar Babypants - Sleep Tight!
Caspar Babypants - Fun Favorites! [LP]


Badfinger - Wish You Were Here [SYEOR 2018 Exclusive Translucent Green LP] - Vinyl Tuesday
Alice Cooper - Easy Action [SYEOR 2018 Exclusive Gold LP] - Vinyl Tuesday
Alice Cooper - Welcome To My Nightmare [SYEOR 2018 Exclusive Purple LP] - Vinyl Tuesday
Alice Cooper - Killer [SYEOR 2018 Exclusive Red/Black LP] - Vinyl Tuesday
The New York Rock and Soul Revue - Live At The Beacon [SYEOR 2018 Exclusive 2LP] - Vinyl Tuesday

& More .....

Belle & Sebastian - How To Solve Our Human Problems (Part 2) EP
Jack White - Connected By Love B/W Respect Commander [Vinyl]
Moon Duo - Jukebox Babe / No Fun [Vinyl]
Daniel Avery - Slow Fade EP [Vinyl]
Arcade Fire - Put Your Money On Me [Red Vinyl]
Teenage Wrist - Dweeb
Caroline Rose - Soul No. 5
Awolnation - Handyman



 

UPCOMING RELEASES

Calexico - The Thread That Keeps Us

Calexico - The Thread That Keeps UsCalexico - The Thread That Keeps UsCalexico - The Thread That Keeps Us - New West Records
Over the past two decades, a strong sense of place has shaped the music of Calexico, infusing their albums with a stylistic unpredictability and richness of texture. While 2015’s Edge of the Sun brought the Tucson-bred band to the Mexico City borough of Coyoacán, their new full-length The Thread That Keeps Us mostly came to life in a house studio near the Northern California coast nicknamed “The Phantom Ship” by CALEXICO vocalist/guitarist Joey Burns and drummer John Convertino.

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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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#UsedTues Update for 1/16/18!

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/16/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info.

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Vintage Valentines Feb 10 - Call for Vendors!

Looking for a great valentines gift? Love supporting local craftmakers and artists? Just like vintage clothes? We got you. It's the 2nd Annual Vintage Valentines Indoor Flea Market at Darkside Records! February 10th, 2018 from 12p - 6p, with Live Music from 6p - 9p. It's a pre-valentine's indoor shopping event with wares from vintage clothing shops, local and hand-made jewelry, crafts and art- and of course, some free live music to enjoy with someone you love! 

Want to vend? still some spaces available- send us an email!

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New Release Round-Up 01-12-18

 

New Releases 12 January 2018



BØRNS - Blue Madonna - Interscope Records
Welcome to the magical musical world of BØRNS. A native of Grand Haven, MI, now calling East Los Angeles home, BØRNS invites you to the indie pop journey of Blue Madonna, the follow up to 2016’s acclaimed Dopamine.

Big Star - Live At Lafayette's Music Room-Memphis, TN - Omnivore Recordings
Live performance from 1973 First time on LP (2 LP set with download card) LP and CD both come with download of rare interview with Alex Chilton and Andy Hummel.

SYML - The Hurt EPs [Box Set]

SYML - The Hurt EPs [Box Set]SYML - The Hurt EPs [Box Set]SYML - The Hurt EPs [Box Set] - Nettwerk Records
Following the huge success of "Where’s My Love" in the Netherlands and Germany, SYML's first physical release "The Hurt EPs" combines the 2 EPs "In My Body" and "Hurt Me" plus the new French duet version of "Where’s My Love" on one disc.  From his basement recording studio in the small town of Issaquah, WA outside Seattle, Brian Fennell wrote and recorded a collection of songs under the name SYML, which means simple in Welsh. Adopted and not knowing his history or connection to his Welsh roots, many of these songs were influenced by the complex feelings that come from unknown lineage.

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The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main Street - Interscope Records
HALF-SPEED MASTER : (2LP) 2016 reissue of 1972 album, mastered at Abbey Road Studios from the original tapes & pressed on 180-gram audiophile quality vinyl! Includes 'Tumbling Dice' & 'Happy'.

Black Veil Brides - Vale

Black Veil Brides - ValeBlack Veil Brides - ValeBlack Veil Brides - Vale - Republic
The LA-based goth/glam hard rock quintet, Black Veil Brides release their eagerly anticipated 5th album Vale. The band are currently co-headling a tour with Asking Alexandria.

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

 CURRENT SINGLES/EPs

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Wrong Creatures [LP]
Camila Cabello - Camila
Joe Satriani - What Happens Next [2LP]
Grammy Nominees - 2018 Grammy Nominees
Avenged Sevenfold - The Stage [Deluxe Edition 4LP]
Big K.R.I.T. - 4eva Is A Mighty Long Time [2LP]
Brett Dennen - Brett Dennen [LP]
Ryan Bingham - Ryan Bingham Live [LP]
Anderson East - Encore [LP/CD]
Bad Company - Live At Red Rocks [CD/DVD]
Umphrey's McGee - It's Not Us [LP]
Avatar - Avatar Country [Picture Disc LP]
Michael McDonald - Live On Soundstage [CD/DVD]
Audrey Horne - Blackout [LP]
The Strumbellas - My Father And The Hunter
Roy Orbison - Crying [45rpm 2LP]
Typhoon - Offerings [LP]

Dan Penn - Do Right Man [SYEOR 2018 Exclusive LP] - Vinyl Tuesday 
Golden Smog - Weird Tales [SYEOR 2018 Exclusive Green LP] - Vinyl Tuesday
Richard & Linda Thompson - Shoot Out The Lights [SYEOR 2018 Exclusive LP] - Vinyl Tuesday
John Prine - Sweet Revenge [SYEOR 2018 Exclusive LP] - Vinyl Tuesday
John Prine - Diamond In The Rough [SYEOR 2018 Exclusive LP] - Vinyl Tuesday
Vangelis - Blade Runner: Music From The Original Soundtrack [SYEOR 2018 Exclusive LP] - Vinyl Tuesday

& More .....

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats - You Worry Me - Single
Courtney Marie Andrews - May Your Kindness Remain - Single
Soccer Mommy - Your Dog - Single
Steep Canyon Rangers - Let Me Out Of This Town - Single
The Wood Brothers - Happiness Jones - Single
The James Hunter Six - I Got Eyes - Single
Owl City - Lucid Dream - Single



 

UPCOMING RELEASES

The Go! Team - SEMICIRCLE

The Go! Team - SEMICIRCLEThe Go! Team - SEMICIRCLEThe Go! Team - SEMICIRCLE - Memphis Industries
Brightons Go! Team return with their new album SEMICIRCLE on long term label home Memphis Industries. These are dark and difficult times. We don't need some chancer with an acoustic guitar and a series of concerned hashtags to tell us that. What we need is a band to believe in, who stand for something other than naked careerism, who give us a rock to cling to on stormy days. A band who still have faith in the power of pop music to transform the world, who dream in technicolour, who see beauty in the little things, who shun tepid perfection, who rejoice in the mistakes and the chance encounters that lead us somewhere new. Who remind us what it was like to be young and naive and idealistic and in love. Who throw everything into the pot to create music that is joyfully, effervescently alive. Now more than ever, we need The Go! Team. It's no secret that The Go! Team is the brainchild of one man, Brighton-based melody obsessive Ian Parton. But its membership has never been exclusive: at one time or another, The Go! Team has included on its squad-sheet everyone from Deerhoof to Chuck D to a legion of undiscovered Soundcloud singers. Unlike the groups previous album, 2015s The Scene Between which was essentially a solo project, following the dissolution of the previous Go! Team line-up Ian began work on their fifth album SEMICIRCLE with the vital input of current live band players Simone Odaranile (drums), , Angela Maki Won-Yin Mak (vocals and guitar) and original Team members Sam Dook (guitar) and Ninja (irrepressible rapping).

Early Listen Available Video Available 



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Glen Hansard - Between Two Shores

Glen Hansard - Between Two ShoresGlen Hansard - Between Two ShoresGlen Hansard - Between Two Shores - Epitaph
Between Two Shores is the third solo release from acclaimed singer-song writer Glen Hansard. Glen Hansard has built a career, now over 2 decades strong, on struggle. His impassioned songs mostly veer between the exhausting struggle to make it professionally and the numbing struggle to keep the affections of a romantic partner. Pick up any Frames or Swell Season record, or his first two solo releases, 2012’s Rhythm and Repose, and 2015’s Didn’t He Ramble to find him chipping away at those two pillars.

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Fall Out Boy - M A N I A

Fall Out Boy - M A N I AFall Out Boy - M A N I AFall Out Boy - M A N I A - Island
Fall Out Boy will be releasing their 7th album M A N I A from Island Records on 1/19/2018. The album features 'Champion,' 'The Last Of The Real Ones' and latest single 'HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON'T.' M A N I A is the follow-up album to the band's platinum-certified American Beauty/American Psycho, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 upon release.

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Ron Gallo - Really Nice Guys EP

Ron Gallo - Really Nice Guys EPRon Gallo - Really Nice Guys EPRon Gallo - Really Nice Guys EP - New West Records
Really Nice Guys is a concept EP by Thyme Magazine’s “Man Of The Year,” Ron Gallo. The EP is another thought provoking and inspired installment, extending an already prolifc calendar year by Gallo which saw the release of the critically acclaimed full length album Heavy Meta as well as the 7” singles, “Temporary Slave” and “Sorry Not Everybody Is You.” Really Nice Guys finds Gallo exploring new sonic frontiers and instrumentation in the form of what might be called a conceptual art piece. Whatever you call it is wholly original and Gallo continues to melt faces and free minds.

Video Available 





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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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#UsedTues update for 1/9/18!

#UsedTues update for 1/9/18!

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/9/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info.

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Jonesin' in January

Jonesin' in January

Last month we handed out Jonesin' In January coupon books- come cash ‘em in for some sweet deals all month long including discounts on new & used music, equipment, movies and more! Just remember, these are only good til 1/31! Didn’t get one? Sorry, they are GONE.

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#UsedTues Update for 1/2/18!

#UsedTues Update for 1/2/18!

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/2/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info.

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Get a lame gift card? Bring it in for our Gift card exchange!

Get a boring big box gift card? Trade it in at Darkside!

More info after the jump!

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2017 Last Minute Gift Guides

Did you space on getting gifts for those special people in your life? We got you. We have tons of gifts for folks of all kinds- and we present to you, our Darkside Records 2017 Last Minute Gift Guide! We giftwrap and ship worldwide (sorry, not in time for christmas anymore). And don't worry, your secret is safe with us.

More after the jump!

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Darkside Podcast Episode 33 Live now- Plus our staff picks!

Darkside Podcast Episode 33 Live now- Plus our staff picks!

Episode 33 of our Darkside Podcast is now live!

This episode features some of the Darkside Crew- Kendra, Julia, Drew, Gerk and Brian with special guest Will from the UK. Recorded live on December 19, 2017, we discuss our top ten albums of 2017. We also discuss artists we lost in 2017, christmas music, racism, soundtracks, vinyl reissues, tacos, astrology, nicknames, the beach, JBs middle name, stalking, and JB gets a special surprise. Sponsored by the Vinyl Starter Kit at Darkside Records, available now! Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2Listen of Stitcher or Soundcloud now! More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/Podcast 

See our staff best of picks after the jump!

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#UsedTues Update for 12/19/17!

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Analog Monday for December 18th

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Holiday Hours 2017

Open late for a bunch of crazy nights this holiday season! Here’s our 2017 winter/holiday hours.

holiday hours

Dec 15th 2017: 9am - 10pm
Dec 16th 2017: 9am - 10pm
Dec 17th 2017: 10am - 8pm

Dec 22th 2017: 9am - 10pm
Dec 23th 2017: 9am - 10pm
Dec 24th 2017: 9am - 5pm
Dec 25th 2017: CLOSED!

Dec 31st 2017: 10am - 5pm
Jan 1st 2018: 12pm - 5pm

Still time to find great gifts and #shopsmall in our brick & mortar store, or shop new vinyl titles and gift cards 24/7 on our online store!

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#usedtues Update for 12/12/17

#usedtues Update for 12/12/17

Click here to view our Used Tues list update for 12/12/17!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info.

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Get $5 when you download our app!

Snowed in? Hate shopping whilst under the cruel oppression of pants? Just feeling lazy? Download our new app now!

Snowed in? Just lazy? Now you can shop our store without the crushing oppression of pants- with our new #app! Scan and preview music anywhere, shop our online store, get recommendations, make wishlists, see upcoming events and more! Available for free in the Android and iPhone app stores.

All of our TapMango members get a $5 coupon when you shows us you downloaded it in-store! Redeemable in-store only.

So why haven't you downloaded our new app yet? what the hell are you waiting for! 

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Send us your #DSTopTen2017 album of the year picks!

It's that time of year again- we want to know what you listened to and loved in 2017!

Each year, we publish our staff lists' with all of our top ten album picks. The best of the best! And this year is no different- and we invite you to join in. Send your list to us via DM, email, whatever, or post it online using #dstopten2017- and we'll include your lists right here.

 

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Get deals each Monday in December are #AnalogMonday!

Cyber Monday? pshhhh. Every monday in December is #analogmonday here at Darkside Records! Each monday you can check our social media in the morning, as we will be offering a special deal on one thing (or one type of thing) in our store! 

It kicked off last week, and this week was a special on storage pieces (cases, crates, road cases, etc) in-store. 

But in case you missed it, you still have two more opportunities to save- so hit up our facebook page monday morning to see what the next ones will be. 

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Darkside Podcast Episode 32 now live!

Episode 32 of Darkside Podcast is live! We interview folks waiting in the RSDBF Black Friday at Darkside Records line, and share our interview with ozark henry at BSP Kingston and discuss his immersive sound experience from a few weeks back. Available now for free wherever podcasts are found.

If you enjoy it leave us a good rating on iTunes!

Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 
Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706&refid=stpr
Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk

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Remaining #RSDBF Record Store Day Black Friday Pieces

Here's a list of what we currently have left out of our #RSD17 selections! See the remainders list here! YES WE SHIP- Call us for details: (845) 452-8010

Menu subject to change without notice. This list includes everything that we have physical quantity of in-store. Shipping will incur shipping costs and other fees may apply. 

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Small Business Saturday is 11/25!

Come in Saturday, 11/25 for our annual Small Business Saturday Sale!

It's a day dedicated to supporting small businesses, like your favorite independent record store (cough). To celebrate, we are doing a store-wide sale on all music, movies, equipment and apparel...

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The Black Friday Menu is live!

Black as midnight on a moonless night... Black Friday finally is upon us!



In case you've been trapped in a lodge the past few years, here's what's up: Black Friday is our second yearly Record Store Day celebration, with limited edition vinyl, cd and cassette presses you can only get at participating independent record stores- like us! 

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Darkside Podcast Episode 31 is up!

RSDBF Black Friday at Darkside Records is almost here! Want the inside scoop? Episode 31 of #darksidepodcast available now wherever podcasts are found. Learn about the #RSDBF releases, blocking junk mail, juggalos and so much more.

Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2
Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706&refid=stpr
Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk

If you enjoy it leave us a good rating on iTunes!

More episodes and info: http://bit.ly/darksidepodcast

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Black Friday 2017 List!

Record Store Day Black Friday returns November 24, 2017! Once again we take a day to celebrate independent record stores and our favorite physical music format! Plus food, live music, sales, giveaways, and as always the exclusive, super limited-edition releases. We'll be posting a lot more information shortly about our RSDBF festivities, indluding live music, food and all-day events.

Record Store Day black Friday November 24 2017 at Darkside Records

RSVP on facebook for all the latest info as it arrives: https://www.facebook.com/events/1668278156518492/ 

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Cassette Store Day 2017 list

September 30, 2017 - Tapeheads around the world, Cassette Store Day 2017 returns Oct 14th! Cassette Store Day began in the United Kingdom in 2013 and quickly grew to become a global event with the participation of the United States, Japan, Germany and France. Through the efforts of CSD and the stores, labels, bands and fans involved worldwide we've helped keep what was once perceived as a dead format alive and viable in today's digital age!

Cassette Store Day 2017

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Beck 'Colors' Unboxing!

October 14, 2017 - Beck's new album 'Colors' is out now- and we thought we'd share all the goods on both the deluxe 2xLP and indie-exclusive vinyl pressings- all of which you can pick up in-store!

Here's our unboxing of both the Indie-Exclusive and Deluxe 2xLP editions:

Come pick up the CD, Deluxe 2xLP, and/or Indie-Exclusive LP in-store or over the phone (845-452-8010 we ship worldwide)!

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 18

September 6, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 17

September 5, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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John Waite In-Store 9/23

Internationally celebrated singer/songwriter John Waite, formerly of Bad English and best known for his #1 hit “Missing You” comes to Darkside Records, located at 611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie NY for a special meet & greet on Sept 23 at 1pm

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 16

September 5, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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Ten Bands One Cause to raise money for charity this fall feat Metallica, Mastodon, Gwar & more!

August 26, 2017 - #tenbandsonecause returns this fall! Since 2014, 30 bands have pressed their albums on pink-colored vinyl to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Gilda's Club NYC that has led to over $144,000 in donations. This fall, a new batch of bands are taking part in this effort, and you get a limited edition pink vinyl press of some rad albums! 

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Unboxing Queens of the Stone Age

Queens of the Stone Age's new album 'Villains' is out 8/25- and as QOTSA fans, we thought we'd share with you some details about the vinyl pressings! There are three- a standard 2xLP, a Deluxe 2xLP, and an indie-exclusive 2xLP- all of which you can pick up in-store. 

Here's our unboxing of the Indie-Exclusive 2xLP edition:

Here's a breakdown of the deluxe LP:

Come pick up the CD, Standard 2xLP, Deluxe 2xLP, and/or Indie-Exclusive 2xLP in-store or over the phone (845-452-8010 we ship worldwide)!

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 15

August 21, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!  

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 14

August 14, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 13

August 7, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 12

August 1, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch: A Twin Peaks Recap: Episode 11

July 24, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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Episode 12: "Let's Rock"
Mayfair Hotel. Gordon stocks wine and listens, ignore the strange man. To the Bureau. In 1970 Blue Book shut down. No credible evidence. Massive cover up. Blue Rose Task Force an alternate path. Jeffries, Desmond, Rosenfield and Cooper. Albert is the last. Until Tammy. She's in. A toast to the Blue Rose. Diane's on her way. Silence. Through the red curtains. Vodka on the rocks. Deputize Diane. What's in it for me? Puts out cigarette. Whoosh...Let's Rock. Jerry runs through a field. Sarah Palmer goes shopping for vodka and Bloody Mary mix. A carton of Salems, please. Stares at the jerky. Doesn't remember seeing that jerky before. Turkey not beef. Is it smoked? Were you here when they first came? Your room seems different and men are coming. You have to watch out! Things can happen! Something happened to me! I don't feel good! I don't feel good. Stop doing this Sarah! Get the keys! "I know where she lives. I can deliver them to her.", said the overachieving check out boy. Fat Trout Trailer Park. 9:30 Never Before!!! Been selling your blood again? Do you do work around here? Do you get paid for that? Here's $50 and don't pay me rent this month. You've given enough. Keep your blood. Bird? Owl? Flies over Dougie's house. Dougie's back. Gonna have a catch with Sonny...so much for that. Oh, Dougie. Laura's theme. Palmer house. Sheriffs Department truck rolls up. Palmer lawn is a dead mess. Hawk walks to front door. Ceiling fan. Not good. Knock. Sarah answers him abruptly. Worried about what happens in the grocery store. Bottles rattle. Is someone in the house? No. Just something in the kitchen. You're ok then? Sarah's response gives me the chills. A goddamned bad story isn't it Hawk? Sarah looks disturbed. Thanks Hawk. Miriam is in the Hospital. Diane drinks a martini. Checks her phone. Las Vegas? They haven't asked yet. Ben Horne at his desk. I guess that ringing stopped, huh? Sheriff Truman to see him. Tells him about Richard, the accident and Miriam. Richard has never been right. Sorry for the news. Harry knows about Richard. Ben lost contact with Richard when he wouldn't give him more money. I was going to send this to Harry. The key here. Room 315. Agent Cooper's old room. Harry would like to have it. So would this Sheriff Truman. Strange the key shows up while they're just opening a case involving Agent Cooper, huh. A key for Harry. Frank leaves Beverly enters. Richard never had a father. Ben remembers riding an old Schwinn. Two tone green. So hard to ride but I loved that bike, I'd ride with my friends. Pay for all of Miriam's medical expenses. Ben loved that bike, that his father got for him. Gordon entertains a lady. Knock. Albert. Time for Gordon's guest to go. Jacket. Adjustment. Heels. Leg. Tres chic! Compact. Lipstick. Gordon is enamored. A sip of wine. It's a good one! Ogle. Escorted by hand to the door. A kiss to her finger to his lips. Call you at the bar. A joke. A silence. What is it Albert? Message to and from Diane. What haven't we asked her about? Back to the fine Bordeaux. Albert sometimes I really worry about you. A house at night. A van. The killing of the warden. Silencer. No time for torture, hungry. Warden comes home. The eye in the scope. One shot. Click. Two shots. Done. Boy comes out. Daddy!! Next stop Wendy's! Van drives off. The moon in the mist. Dr. Jacoby's trailer. Dr. Amp doing the vamp. Once again. Shovel your way out. Nadine watches again. It's working for her. Gold shovel. 2 coats, guaranteed. He rants. Sold down the river to die. Treasonous puppets. Audrey!!!! In silence. A man a desk a pout. She's going to the Roadhouse. Looking for Billy. The man's got work. Go in the morning. Spineless, no balls, loser. She relentlessly goes at him. He's her husband. Who cares. Look Charlie, you have no balls. That's why she loves Billy. Dreams harken a truth. Billy's bleeding in her dream. Gotta find Tina too, the last to see Billy. Sign the papers. Something's fishy. Maybe I should call Paul? She'd go back on their contract. He'll go with her. Get your jacket, asshole. He'll call Tina now. See what she knows. Chuck is certifiable. Chuck told that Tina was the last to see Billy. Chuck stole Billy's truck. Billy called the sheriff. Is "Chuck", Richard? Audrey's son? Charlie and Tina on the phone. This scene is endless...painfully endless. Who are all these people? Oh my goodness. Thank you, Tina. Sorry to call so late. Unbelievable what you're telling me. Such an endless scene. Hang up the phone! Silence. Charlie isn't going to tell Audrey. Charlie!! Mayfair Hotel. Vacuuming. Diane smokes. Vodka on the rocks. Checks phone. Map. Photo memory. Ruth's arm. Co-or-din-ates+2. Zoom in. Zoom in. Twin Peaks. Vacuum hum. The wind rushes. The trees blow. Something in the dark distance. Roadhouse. Two women toast with Heineken (fuck that shit!) Where's Angela? She might be with Clark. Clark and Mary. Angela hates her. Practically making out over in the corner off in their own world. Clark's spreading it around. Angela's off her meds now. Guy almost got killed on his way over. He'd kill the guy who did that. Lucky to be alive. The drama of the world. No love. Death and meds and stress and lies. No rock.

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The Twin Peaks (Music From the Limited Event Series) and Twin Peaks (Limited Event Series Original Soundtrack) vinyl editions out Sept 8, featuring Chromatics, The Cactus Blossoms, Au Revoir Simone, Sky Ferreira, Sharon Van Etten, Eddie Vedder, Trent Reznor/Nine Inch Nails, Lissie, The Veils, and Julee Cruise. Pre-Order now to get 10% off when you pick it up in-store! You can pick up a wide selection of Twin Peaks related products and music available in store- stop in and see everything that's available.  

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks Recap: Episode 10

July 24, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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