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Concord

Recorded in Helsinki, Paris and New York, Hey Clockface is the latest Elvis Costello & Sebastian Krys Production, following their collaboration on Elvis Costello and The Imposters’ GRAMMY-winning album Look Now. Hey Clockface also features contributions from Bill Frisell, Nels Cline and Steve Nieve. “I wanted the record to be vivid, whether the songs demanded playing that was loud and jagged or intimate and beautiful,” Costello said.

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Loma Vista

What started out in LA and was finished back in North Carolina at Esso’s home studio, Free Love asks major questions about self-image, self-righteousness, friendship, romance, and environmental calamity with enough warmth, playfulness, and magnetism to make you consider an alternate reality. These are Sylvan Esso’s most nuanced and undeniable songs—bold enough to say how they feel, big enough to make you join in that feeling.

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Loma Vista

In 2018, Margo Price claimed her rock star status at the Mother Church of Country Music. She was headlining the Ryman Auditorium for the first time ever, in a sold-out run of three nights that she had admittedly spent more time planning than her wedding. Now, Margo revisits the career-changing residency with the release of a new live album, Perfectly Imperfect at The Ryman. With special guest appearances from Jack White, Emmylou Harris and Sturgill Simpson!

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Fantasy

And It’s Still Alright is an intensely personal 10-song album of vibrant country-blues, badland ballads, ornate Americana and jazz-inflected R&B. Rateliff's warm baritone, ranging from gently hushed to a guttural howl, imbues these superbly drawn character studies with raw, naked emotion. It's a commanding next step in Nathaniel's evolution into one of America's most vital and essential songwriters.

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Loma Vista

As chaos envelopes the world, Manson penned the perfect prescription. The aptly titled We Are Chaos was written/produced by Manson & Shooter Jennings. Rock & roll icon and painter, Manson continues to infiltrate fashion, film, and music, leaving his fingerprints on modern culture.

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Loma Vista

The Third Gleam marks a return to the Avett Brothers’ roots, both sonically and with Seth & Scott playing as a trio with longtime bassist Bob Crawford. The eight tracks capture their personal experiences and perspectives on undeniably timely, universal themes: isolation, gun violence, incarceration, historical prejudice, mortality, resilience, love, hope, redemption.

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Sub Pop

Metz not only continues to push their music into new territories of dynamics, crooked melodies, and sweat-drenched rhythms, they explore the theme of growing up and maturing within a format typically suspended in youth. Covering seemingly disparate themes such as paternity, crushing social anxiety, addiction, isolation, media-induced paranoia, and the restless urge to leave everything behind, each of Atlas Vending’s ten songs offer a snapshot of today's modern condition.

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Clipping reimagine horrorcore the way Jordan Peele does horror cinema: by twisting beloved tropes to make explicit their own radical politics of monstrosity, fear, and the uncanny. Visions of Bodies Being Burned contains sixteen scary stories disguised as rap songs, incorporating as much influence from Ernest Dickerson, Clive Barker, and Shirley Jackson as it does from Three 6 Mafia, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, and Brotha Lynch Hung.

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Sub Pop

Sugaregg roars from the speakers and jumpstarts both heart and mind. Like My Bloody Valentine after three double espressos, opener “Add It On” zooms heavenward within seconds, epitomizing the band’s newfound clarity of purpose, while the bass-driven melodies and propulsive beats of “Where to Start” and “Let You” are the musical equivalents of the sun piercing through a perpetually cloudy sky.

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Sub Pop

Brighter, more robust sounds made their way into the songs of Purple Noon and mark a new chapter for Ernest Greene as a producer and songwriter. The vocals are front and center, tempos are slower, beats bolder, and there’s a more comprehensive depth of dynamics. One can hear the luxuriousness of Sade, the sonic bombast of Phil Collins, and the lush atmosphere of the great Balearic beat classics.

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After years spent looking out at landscapes and loved ones and an increasingly unstable world, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever have turned their gaze inward, to their individual pasts and the places that inform them, on their second full-length, Sideways to New Italy.

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Secretly Canadian

Stevens’ eight studio LP is the long awaited follow-up to Carrie and Lowell. In the time between, Stevens also released Oscar-nominated music for the Luca Guadagnino film Call Me By Your Name; a collaborative album entitled Planetarium with Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner (The National) and James Mcalister; and scored several works for ballet: Reflections (Houston Ballet) and Principia (NYCB).

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Dead Oceans

Amidst the current overwhelming uncertainty and upheaval of global and personal worlds, this reunion acts as both an escape from, and a confrontation of, trying times. Getting the band back together felt right, and necessary, and the friendship at the core of the band has been a longtime pillar of Bright Eyes’ output. For Bright Eyes, this long-awaited re-emergence feels like coming home.

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Highway 20

Three-time Grammy Award winner Lucinda Williams unabashedly takes on some of the human, social and political issues of our day with her boldest and most direct album to date. During the course of her celebrated four-decade, pioneering career Williams has never rested on her laurels as she continues to push herself as a songwriter. On Good Souls Better Angels, she has much she needs to get out.

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Third Man

A total reinvention of an iconic instrument, all of the sounds heard on this album were made with a 1967 Emmons Push / Pull pedal steel guitar. This is the sound of Valhalla, of heaven, planetary alignment, of total eclipse. This is the sound of an angelic army roaring into battle. This is the heavy metal thunder of the future we were promised.

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Third Man

Los Angeles-based musician collective with a rotating cast featuring Mary Lattimore and William Tyler, playing instrumental, psychedelic folk music. Pedal Steel and Nylon String guitar intertwine to create ethereal crystalline drones and twinkling hypnotic moods. Simple music.

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New Release Round-Up 11-27-20

RSD Black Friday 2020


RSD Black Friday
is here, so start off your shopping season the right way by hitting your favourite record store and picking out some awesome gifts for your loved ones (and yourself).  As well as the fantastic variety of record store goodies we stock all year round there will of course be some special releases exclusive to record stores streeting that day. You can check out the list of those titles right here! And you can also head over to recordstoreday.com for more details.

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Eleine - Dancing In Hell

Eleine - Dancing In Hell - Black Lodge Records
After a huge success with their EP "All Shall Burn" late 2019, Eleine now releases their third full-length album "Dancing In Hell". With a natural step into the darker and heavier sound Eleine delivers an album that sets a new standard within the symphonic metal genre with hard hitting, melodic and seductive metal that has become the renowned Eleine sound. With "Dancing In Hell", Eleine share stories of inner demons, strength and loss. You've surely been pushed down and even alone from time to time in the fight you're in, whatever that might be, right? Imagine yourself standing in the center of your own personal hell, but you have a smile on your face because you know that united we have the strength to push through. In "Dancing In Hell", you will find a legion to lean against and be a part of. Get ready to feel empowered like never before.


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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Miley Cyrus - Plastic Hearts
Billie Joe Armstrong - No Fun Mondays
Smashing Pumpkins - CYR
Little Simz - Drop 6 EP
Orville Peck - Show Pony EP
William Prince - Gospel First Nation
J. Lloyd - Kosmos
Flogging Molly - Swagger: 20th Anniversary [Box Set]
The Hold Steady - Heaven is Whenever: 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
Widespread Panic - Coconut Image / Monkey Image Reissue [Limited Edition Vinyl Single]
Clutch - The Weathermaker Vault Series Vol. 1
Jesse Colin Young - Highway Troubadour
Shakin' Stevens - Singled Out
Various Artists - An Americana Christmas [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Green/Red LP]
Hatebreed - Weight Of The False Self
Cadaver - Edder & Bile
Dream Theater - Distant Memories - Live In London [Box Set]



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For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section.

UPCOMING RELEASES

Shawn Mendes - Wonder

Shawn Mendes - Wonder - Island
Grammy nominated Shawn Mendes returns with his fourth studio album Wonder, the follow up to 2018’s platinum Shawn Mendes.  Includes the first single, also entitled “Wonder” and 13 other tracks recorded over the course of 2020.  “Wrote an album. It’s called “Wonder”.  "It really feels like a piece of me has been written down on paper and recorded into song. I tried to be as real and as honest as I’ve ever been.  It’s a world and a journey and a dream and an album I’ve been wanting to make for a really long time.”


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Frank Black - Christmass

Frank Black - Christmass - Demon
Demon Records is proud to present a new series of vinyl reissues from American singer-songwriter Black Francis / Frank Black. The first release in this new series is 'Christmass', a collection of acoustic performances from Frank Black's 2006 US solo tour. Recorded both live on stage and in hotel rooms whilst on the road, the album includes tracks from across Black's career. Highlights include stripped back renditions of Pixies' classics 'Where Is My Mind?', 'Cactus' and 'Wave Of Mutilation' along with 'I Burn Today', 'Bullet' and 'Nadine' from Black's solo albums. This new definitive vinyl edition is pressed on two 140g 'cactus' green vinyl.


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Green Druid - At The Maw Of Ruin

Green Druid - At The Maw Of Ruin - Earache Records
2020 release from this metal band spawned in the mile-high city of Denver Colorado, the first city to legalize marijuana. Green Druid was nominated for 'Best Metal Band' at the 303 Magazine Awards. Album closer is a cover of UK trip-hop pioneers Portishead's 'Threads'.


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Amy Winehouse - 12x7: The Singles Collection

Amy Winehouse - 12x7: The Singles Collection - Republic
A 7” singles box set comprising all of Amy Winehouse's singles from the Frank, Back To Black and Lioness: Hidden Treasures albums. Tracks include ‘Stronger Than Me’, ‘Rehab’ and ‘Love Is A Losing Game’, all of which won the Ivor Novello Award for Amy in 2004, 2007 and 2008. The set also includes the Grammy Award winning ‘Body and Soul’, a duet with Tony Bennett. The singles are housed in individual picture sleeves and pressed on black vinyl. The box also features a 20-page lyrics booklet and a set of art cards.

Also Available: The Collection [5CD Box Set]


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Yusuf / Cat Stevens - Tea For The Tillerman: 50th Anniversary Edition

Yusuf / Cat Stevens - Tea For The Tillerman: 50th Anniversary Edition - A&M
Tea For The Tillerman is arguably Cat Stevens’ best known and most cherished album. Originally released in November 1970, Universal Music will be celebrating it’s 50th anniversary in style on 20th November 2020 with a multi-format release suite, including a very special 5CD/BD/1LP/12” Live E.P. Super Deluxe Edition reissue of one of music’s most classic albums.  The Super Deluxe set features a brand new 2020 Remaster of the record, as well as a brand new 2020 Mix (overseen by Yusuf Islam producer / engineer David Hefti), with audio mixed from the original 1970 Island Records multi-track master tape. The 2020 Mix also appears on the 1LP which is 100% exclusive to this box set. CD3 features Yusuf’s brand new interpretations of these wonderful songs, Tea For The Tillerman², which is released on stand-alone formats on 18th September 2020. Yusuf has chosen to include it here in order to present the very most complete edition of the original album, and to show how these songs have evolved over their 50 year lifespan. CD4 features demos, outtakes and alternate versions, including two wholly previously unreleased tracks (“Can This Be Love?” and “It’s So Good”), while CD5 features 25x live performances including 5 previously unreleased tracks recorded Live At The Troubadour, 4 previously unreleased live performances from the 8th December 1970 show at Fillmore East, and 6 previously unreleased live from British, French and German TV performances in 1970/71. The Live At The Troubadour performance is also included in full on the live 12” E.P. (exclusive to this box). The Super Deluxe box set is rounded out with a BluRay featuring HD 24bit/96khz audio of the 2020 Mix, as well as 8x previously unreleased live TV performances, 7 tracks performed live at KCNET studios, Los Angeles, and the official “Father And Son” video.

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Yusuf / Cat Stevens - Mona Bone Jakon: 50th Anniversary Edition

Yusuf / Cat Stevens - Mona Bone Jakon: 50th Anniversary Edition - A&M
Back in 1970 and following a period of illness and recuperation, singer-songwriting troubadour Cat Stevens re-emerged with a new record deal with Island Records and a spiritual and artistic rebirth. ‘Mona Bone Jakon’, his first album for Island, showcased a markedly different change in direction for Cat, unveiling with it a remarkable set of new compositions that included classics like ‘Trouble’, ‘Maybe You’re Right’ and the UK hit single ‘Lady D’Arbanville’. To commemorate the album’s 50th anniversary comes this definitive super deluxe box set of ‘Mona Bone Jakon’. Sounding as fresh as the day it was recorded, the original album is represented here by a brand new 2020 remaster of ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ by Geoff Pesche at Abbey Road, overseen by original producer Paul Samwell-Smith 2020 on CD, as well as a new 2020 Mix by David Hefti on both CD and LP. The set also includes an exclusive third CD of previously unreleased demos, and a fourth featuring 18 live performances from 1970/71. This box is rounded out with a live 12” etched vinyl E.P. of a rare audience recording of ‘Live At Plumpton Jazz & Blues Festival’ from August 1970, and with a BluRay disc featuring the original promo video of ‘Lady D’Arbanville’, plus eight live TV performances, and the HD audio of the new Mona Bone Jakon 2020 Mix. Also included is a 98-page beautifully illustrated hardcover book with extensive new sleevenotes. Finally there’s also a selection of memorabilia including Island Records press kit, two Island press photos, a replica 1970 Plumpton Jaxx and Blues flyer, a Cat Stevens tour sticker and ‘dustbin’ greetings card and pop art print in a card envelope.


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#UsedTues Update for 11/24/20

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/24/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/24/20!

How to reach us:

Phone: 845-452-8010 
Email: info@darksiderecords.com
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What's New 11-20-20

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Concord

First released in 1995, Jewel's breakthrough debut Pieces of You dominated the charts with "Who Will Save Your Soul," "You Were Meant For Me" and "Foolish Games," making it one of the best-selling debut albums of all time. Across four compact discs, this special 25th anniversary reissue comprises the newly remastered album, B-sides, rarities, demos and outtakes, as well as live material.

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New Release Round-Up 11-20-20

Nick Cave - Idiot Prayer: Nick Cave Alone At Alexandra Palace

Nick Cave - Idiot Prayer: Nick Cave Alone At Alexandra Palace - Bad Seed Ltd
Idiot Prayer: Nick Cave Alone At Alexandra Palace is a concert film and live album by musician Nick Cave. It was filmed by cinematographer Robbie Ryan and features Cave performing solo on piano at Alexandra Palace in London. Idiot Prayer serves as the final film in a trilogy-along with 20,000 Days on Earth (2014) and One More Time with Feeling (2016)-and was described by Cave as "it's luminous and heartfelt climax."


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Tank and The Bangas - Friend Goals EP

Tank and The Bangas - Friend Goals EP - Verve
Grammy-nominated Tank and The Bangas are back with Friend Goals, the follow-up to their critically acclaimed major label debut album Green Balloon. This 6-track EP features collaborations from CHIKA, PJ Morton, and Duckwrth.


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Various Artists - Southeast Of Saturn

Various Artists - Southeast Of Saturn - Third Man Vinyl
It makes sense that Detroit had a buzzy, thriving space-rock scene in the ‘90s. What American city’s denizens had a more urgent need to disengage and think outside the grim, post-industrial rustbelt realities? With space-rock (and its close sonic cousin shoegaze) being at once expansive and introspective, it naturally appealed to the young, intelligent artists who gravitated toward its vertiginous orbit. The music of Southeast Of Saturn did not arise organically from metro Detroit’s fertile soil. Locally, garage-rock, goth-rock, neo-hippie groups, and the usual preponderance of adequate bar bands dominated the landscape. Thirsty Forest Animals guitarist Andrew Peters summarizes the prevalent attitude among the Motor City’s space-rock contingent: “I don’t think we really noticed the local Detroit scene earlier on. We were more into the bands you would see in the NME / Melody Maker, zines, and records - mostly from the UK - on the walls at Play It Again”. If anything was a major factor locally, it was Play It Again, the independent record store in the suburbs of Detroit that nurtured the scene with its amazing curation of imports and killer used records picked up on owner Alan Kovan’s British record buying trips.  Penned “Detroit Space-Rock”, the scene centered around Burnt Hair Records, Burnt Hair CEO Larry Hoffman’s Life According To Larry radio show, Zoot’s Coffeehouse and bands, such as Windy & Carl, Asha Vida, Füxa, Auburn Lull, and Majesty Crush. It was a modern movement of a more traditional “space-rock” sound, influenced less by The Stooges and MC5 and more by Spacemen 3, Loop, My Bloody Valentine and krautrock bands like Can and Neu!. Even the best-known artists on Southeast Of Saturn - Windy & Carl, Majesty Crush, Füxa - never achieved mainstream success, but within the rock underground, they inspired a cultish devotion that burns to this day.  If you missed their evanescent output the first time around, this compilation will get you up to speed over its 19 mind-altering tracks.


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Mary J. Blige - My Life: Deluxe Edition

Mary J. Blige - My Life: Deluxe Edition - Republic
Digitally remastered and expanded edition. The 3x platinum My Life was nominated for a Grammy for Best R&B Album in 1995. In ensuing years, Rolling Stone included the album on their 50 Essential Female Albums (#17), 100 Greatest Albums of the '90s (#63) and 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (#279) lists. My Life is the second studio album by American R&B recording artist Mary J. Blige, originally released on November 29, 1994.

ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

mxmtoon - dawn/dusk
The War On Drugs - Live Drugs
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Live In Maui
Elvis Presley - From Elvis In Nashville
Sylvan Esso - WITH [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition 2 LP]
BTS - BE (Deluxe Edition)
The Dirty Knobs - Wreckless Abandon
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Live In San Francisco '16
Neil Diamond - Classic Diamonds With The London Symphony Orchestra
Eric Clapton - Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2019
Seatbelts - Cowboy Bebop (Original Series Soundtrack)
Local Natives - Sour Lemon EP
Rilo Kiley - Rilo Kiley
Iron Maiden - Nights Of The Dead, Legacy Of The Beast: Live In Mexico City
Jamie Cullum - The Pianoman At Christmas
Autechre - Plus
Dame Shirley Bassey - I Owe It All To You
Five Finger Death Punch - A Decade Of Destruction, Vol. 2
Annie Lennox - A Christmas Cornucopia: 10th Anniversary Edition
John Fogerty - Fogerty's Factory
Mary J. Blige - My Life: Deluxe Edition
Pink Floyd - Delicate Sound Of Thunder: Remastered
Dirty Projectors - 5EPs
Various Artists - '80s TV Classics - Music From G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero


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What's New 11-13-20

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Columbia

Power Up is the long awaited new album from AC/DC, and the band’s 17th studio album. For Power Up, the band reunited with producer Brendan O’Brien who helmed the double-platinum Black Ice in 2008 and the gold Rock Or Bust in 2014. Charged up for the next decade, AC/DC cut twelve new tracks for the album, proudly maintaining their signature sound and all of its powerful hallmarks.

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Mascot

As an all-time icon and Grammy-winning giant of jazz, we have grown used to seeing George Benson on the stages that befit his sky-high status. So it’s a rare treat – and a whole different thrill – to find this megastar going nose-to-nose with the breathless 250-capacity crowd at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, one of London’s most prestigious and famous venues.

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Republic

New Zealand's platinum sensation BENEE will release her highly anticipated debut album, Hey u x, on November 13. The genre-bending project features collaborations from Lily Allen, Grimes, Flo Milli, Mallrat, Kenny Beats & more. Includes Platinum-Certified smash "Supalonely" w/ Gus Dapperton and new bop "Night Garden" w/ Kenny Beats and Bakar.

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Craft

Craft Recordings honors the music of The Gospel Truth Records, a subsidiary of Stax Records, with the first-ever complete collection of all 17 singles-and their respective B-sides-issued by the imprint between 1972 and 1974. This set features in-depth liner notes by Memphis-based journalist Jared Boyd, who captured new interviews with Stax executive Al Bell, trailblazing gospel artist Rance Allen, and Mary Peak Patterson, who helped establish the label.

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New Release Round-Up 11-13-20

Chris Stapleton - Starting Over

Chris Stapleton - Starting Over - Mercury Nashville
2020 release from the acclaimed country music singer/songwriter. Starting Over has 14 new tracks and is Chris Stapleton's first studio album of new material since 2017. Features the single "Starting Over". Chris has received five Grammy Awards, seven ACM Awards, ten CMA Awards, and five Billboard Music Awards to date and with his first three album he has sold over eight million albums to date, including his debut album Traveller which has sold over four million copies.

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Elton John - Jewel Box

Elton John - Jewel Box - Mercury
An in-depth exploration of Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s extensive catalogue including early rarities and deep cuts personally curated by Elton John. The release the fans have been waiting for. With an eye watering amount of previously unheard and unreleased tracks this is a treasure trove for Elton John fans. The eight disc box set will be a beautiful hardcover book with discs housed in the back, wrapped in an outer slipcase. The collection spans the period 1965 to 2019. Also Available: And This Is Me [2LP], Rarities & B Sides [3LP] and Deep Cuts [4LP].

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The Menzingers - From Exile

The Menzingers - From Exile - Epitaph
Philadelphia-based indie rockers, The Menzingers made great use of their free time during this summer's stay at home order by recording a "re-imagined" acoustic version of their brilliant 2019 album "Hello Exile." Since forming as teenagers in 2006, The Menzingers have shown their strength as rough-and-tumble storytellers, turning out songs equally rooted in frenetic energy and lifelike detail. On From Exile, the band took their lyrical narrative to a whole new level and share their reflections on moments from the past and present: high-school hellraising, troubled relationships, aging and alcohol and political ennui. And while their songs often reveal certain painful truths, they ultimately maintain the irrepressible spirit that's always defined the band. These acoustic interpretations show once again how beautifully crafted these songs really are.

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Andrea Bocelli - Believe

Andrea Bocelli - Believe - Decca
The internationally renowned and beloved Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli releases his breathtaking new album, Believe, celebrating the power of music to soothe the soul. It follows his record-breaking ‘Music for Hope’ performance at Easter from the historic Duomo cathedral in Milan which was watched live by millions around the globe. It features a previously unreleased track from the late, great Italian composer Ennio Morricone, as well as ‘Gratia Plena’ –  from the critically acclaimed new movie, Fatima –, two duets with award-winning mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli, and for the first time ever Andrea Bocelli has recorded his own interpretations of ‘Ave Maria’ and ‘Padre Nostro’ along with familiar favourites such as ‘Hallelujah’, ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ and ‘Amazing Grace’. Believe, co-produced by Steven Mercurio and Haydn Bendall, is a collection of uplifting songs that have inspired and sustained Bocelli over the years.     

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Boris - Amplifier Worship

Boris - Amplifier Worship - Third Man Vinyl

Formed in 1992, Boris boldly explores their own vision of heavy music, where words like “explosive” and “thunderous” barely do justice. Using overpowering soundscapes embellished with copious amounts of lighting and billow smoke, Boris has shared with audiences across the planet an experience for all five senses in their concerts, earning legions of zealous fans along the way. First released in 1998, catalog staple Amplifier Worship will see its first-ever reissue with minimalistic album art from the first-press Japanese CD on November 13, 2020 via Third Man Records. The Stoughton gatefold jacket will house both officially remastered LPs, pressed at Third Man Pressing. This will also serve as Amplifier Worship’s long-awaited debut across digital streaming services. Amplifier Worship is Boris’s most intense and unrelenting album to date. Not for the faint of heart, the group incorporates mythic doom-drones, up-tempo psych-sludge and even a refreshing ribbit into their signature concoction of celestial and heavy music. Amplifier Worship is a critical chapter in the Boris canon. The album is a testament to the group's bullishness in pushing metal to it’s uncomfortable and unfamiliar edges. And it is also undoubtedly one of their best. 



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Boris - Absolutego

Boris - Absolutego - Third Man Vinyl
Formed in 1992, Boris boldly explores their own vision of heavy music, where words like "explosive" and "thunderous" barely do justice. Using overpowering soundscapes embellished with copious amounts of lighting and billow smoke, Boris has shared with audiences across the planet an experience for all five senses in their concerts, earning legions of zealous fans along the way. Absolutego is a trek over a staggering mountain of sound. The tension builds with wave after wave of massive feedback, drums leading into a crushing crescendo of full-band repetition and clarity before descending deeper until finally reaching a surreal divebomb purring drone finale. This song takes notes out of the Melvins playbook and pushes the sound to it's absolute logical and visceral extreme. It sets a solid foundation for why Boris is considered to be one of the most important metal bands of the 21st century.

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

AC/DC - Power Up
John Parish & Polly Jean Harvey - Dance Hall At Louse Point
Lambchop - Trip
Various Artists - Strum & Thrum: The American Jangle Underground 1983 - 1987
The Cranberries - No Need To Argue: Remastered
Sara Bareilles - More Love - Songs from Little Voice Season One
Nas - King's Disease
Keith Richards & The X-Pensive Winos - Live At The Hollywood Palladium: Remastered
Johnny Cash - Johnny Cash And The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Alice In Chains - Facelift
Randall Bramblett - Pine Needle Fire
Jess Gillam - TIME
Parker McCollum - Hollywood Gold EP
George Benson - Weekend In London
Benee - Hey U X
Yves Jarvis - Sundry Rock Song Stock
Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons - We're The Bastards
Marika Hackman - Covers
Starcrawler - Lizzy B/ w Bet My Brains [Vinyl Single]
Billie Holiday / Sonhouse All Stars - Billie (The Original Soundtrack)
Katatonia - Dead Air

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UPCOMING RELEASES

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What's New 11-6-20

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Metal Blade

Having been a formidable presence in progressive metal for more than 35 years, Fates Warning return in 2020 with Long Day Good Night. Says vocalist Ray Alder, "There are some songs with electronics and some with a nice ethereal feel, as well as some pretty straightforward grooves, at least for us.” As such, the album is something of a rollercoaster ride, moving through various moods and making for their most vital release to date.

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Republic

Rapper/director/innovative artist, Amine, moves culture forward for Portland's music scene. His new full-length studio album, Limbo, will be available on CD October 30th via Republic Records. Keeping his promise to change perceptions and defy expectations, the project pays homage to his past on tracks like "Shimmy", and features a selection of high-profile guest artists, including Young Thug on "Compensating".

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Home Free Records

The beloved country vocal group bring you 12 tracks, blending holiday classics with new songs and collaborations. Among the highlights is a collaboration with Country Music Hall of Famers Alabama on their hit "Christmas in Dixie." “Alabama is my all-time favorite country group,” Home Free tenor Austin Brown says. “So, needless to say, this is definitely a major highlight, if not the pinnacle of my career so far."

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Meant Well Inc.

“In the middle of a pandemic, as the truth of our environmental devastation sinks in, it feels silly to write about relationships,” Woods explains. “I was thinking about that when the title ‘Without People’ came to me… and how beautiful the world could be without us, and how we’re perhaps the first generation to consider that notion as a real possibility.”

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BMG

Disco, Kylie’s fifteenth studio album, is a triumphant return to the dance floor. Think Studio 54, pure pop, dance elation. The first single, "Say Something" falls in line with the overall sleek, modern disco-tinged record – produced by long-time collaborator Biff Stannard.

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New Release Round-Up 11-06-20

Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Return To Greendale

Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Return To Greendale - Reprise
Return To Greendale is the latest installment in Neil Young’s Performance Series (#16) and features a concert (audio & on film) from the historic and unique 2003 tour supporting the release of the Neil Young with Crazy Horse album GreendaleOn the 2003 tour, Neil Young and Crazy Horse were joined on stage by a large cast of singers and actors to perform the story Neil Young wrote about the small town of Greendale and how a dramatic event affects the people living there. The ten songs from the powerful original album are performed in sequence, with the cast speaking the sung words - adding to the intensity of the performance. The live album Return to Greendale is released this week in several formats: Double vinyl, a 2 CD set, and a limited-edition deluxe box set that includes a Blu-ray of the full concert, a DVD of Inside Greendale (the making of the album documentary), 2 LPs and 2 CDs. The film of the ambitious live show captures the vibrancy of Neil Young and Crazy Horse on stage in a unique multi-media experience. It seamlessly blends together the live performance, the actors portraying each song, with the story occasionally enhanced by scenes from the Greendale - The Movie. Both the live concert film and the Inside Greendale documentary are directed by Bernard Shakey and produced by L. A. Johnson.

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Heather Trost - Petrichor

Heather Trost - Petrichor - Third Man Vinyl LLC
It’s hard to not get jaded about music itself when one deals with the ins and outs on a daily basis of what remains of the music industry. And then, well, you know how it is--when presented with music that’s actually fresh and unique, or simply fucking good, not only are we reunited with the reason we all are grinding away here, but it’s very difficult to not resort to superlatives. So we will do our best to stick to the facts here. But just do yourself a huge favor, and let this album wash over you, right now. Third Man Records is chuffed to present to you the New Mexico-based artist Heather Trost’s second or third solo full-length. Petrichor is fresh, unique, and really fucking good. Sonically, this modern psychedelic pop music is as experimental as it is accessible. Petrichor was recorded between 2018 and 2019 by Heather Trost and her husband Jeremy Barnes (Neutral Milk Hotel) at their home studio. The two are community activists, urban gardeners, and full-time musicians.

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Paul McCartney And The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together

Paul McCartney And The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together - Capitol
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Rupert the Bear, MPL has restored and remastered in 4K the BAFTA winning Rupert and the Frog Song a 1984 short animated film, directed by Geoff Dunbar. To accompany the film a reimagined picture disc for 'We All Stand Together' is also set to be released.  The track hit #3 on the UK Singles chart and then charted again a year later in 1985.  The 7" shaped picture disc with the iconic image of Rupert The Bear and Paul McCartney is packaged in a die cut sleeve to highlight the shaped vinyl and includes an exclusive folded poster in the sleeve and outer mailer.

ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Laura Veirs - My Echo
Kylie Minogue - Disco
Pylon - Pylon Box [4LP Box Set]
Pylon - Gyrate
Pylon - Chomp
Olafur Arnalds - some kind of peace
Donovan Woods - Without People
Sun Ra Arkesttra - Swirling
TOMORROW X TOGETHER - Minisode 1 : Blue Hour
David Bowie - Metrobolist (aka The Man Who Sold The World)
Public Enemy - What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down?
Adulkt Life - Book Of Curses
Brandi Carlile - The Firewatcher's Daughter [White 2LP]
Tunng - Tunng presents…DEAD CLUB
John Lee Hooker - Live At Montreux 1983 & 1990
Charlie Parker - The Savoy 10-inch LP Collection
Brothertiger - Out Of Touch
The Who - WHO: Deluxe & Live At Kingston
Amine - Limbo
Sir Woman - Bitch EP
Oneohtrix Point Never - Magic Oneohtrix Point Never

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#UsedTues Update for 11/3/20

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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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

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What's New 10-30-20

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Capitol

For Love Goes, Sam has enlisted a roll call of revered collaborators from Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, Celine Dion), Shellback/MXM (Robyn, Pink, Britney Spears), Labrinth (Love Goes title track), masterminds Stargate as well as good friend Guy Lawrence (Disclosure) and long-term collaborator Jimmy Napes to curate a collection of songs written over the last two years, all displaying individuality with every-one telling a different story.

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TenThousand Projects

Platinum-selling rapper, singer, and songwriter Trippie Redd has landed four consecutive Top 10 albums in just three years' time. With penetrating lyrics and a nuanced but hard-hitting vocal performance, the 21-year-old defies genre boundaries, embedding his melodic take on rap with rock-and-roll and heavy metal elements to create a wildly experimental yet massively appealing sound.

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Mascot

As the world plummeted into the COVID-19 pandemic, Black Stone Cherry was nestled deep in the woods, scrambling to complete their 7th album. Featuring their new standards for Southern rock - a revitalized tradition with burly riffs and stirring rock hooks - the aptly named The Human Condition was finished just before the global lockdown was imposed.

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Ipecac

The first release from Mr. Bungle since 1999, The Bunny Demo is a re-recording of the band's 1986 high school thrash metal demo along with songs written then, but never recorded. Featuring covers of classics by S.O.D. and Corrosion Of Conformity. This version of Mr. Bungle is original members Mike Patton, Trey Spruance and Trevor Dunn, joined by Scott Ian of Anthrax and Dave Lombardo of Slayer/Dead Cross.

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Warp

Magic takes in all elements of OPN's output of the last 13 years, from the deconstructed New Age plunderphonics of Replica and R Plus Seven, to the alt rock and chamber pop songwriting of Garden Of Delete and Age Of, and the symphonic, cinematic nature of the scores for Uncut Gems and Good Time; making self-titling the record both a reference to his roots while entrenched in the present.

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New Release Round-Up 10-30-20

Sam Smith - Love Goes

Sam Smith - Love Goes - Capitol
Sam Smith continues their all-conquering journey to super stardom as they release their third album ‘Love Goes’. This follows an incredible run of global smashes including ‘Dancing with a Stranger’, with Normani which has amassed over 13 million copies and over 2.5 billion streams, became the #1 airplay in the US & UK and has achieved platinum status in 15 countries. ‘How Do You Sleep?’ and the accompanying game-changing video has already reached sales of over 8 million and remained in the Spotify Global Top 20 after 4 months. 2018 also saw Smith release their global hit with Calvin Harris ‘Promises’ which the pair performed at the BRIT Awards; Sam reached 13 million YouTube subscribers – one of only 8 UK artists to achieve this accolade – and they ended 2019 peaking at 8 on the Global Spotify monthly listeners chart. They have over 10 billion total streams on Spotify alone, with 2 singles (Too Good At Goodbyes and Stay With Me) being one of only 100 tracks to ever achieve over 1bn total streams on Spotify. During their career Sam has sold over 28 million albums worldwide and notched up seven UK No. 1 records to date including ‘Writing’s On The Wall’ – the first Bond theme to reach the position, gaining them a Guinness World Record. In addition, Sam has also received four Grammy Awards, three BRITs and an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Original Song (Writing’s On The Wall).

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U2 - All That You Can’t Leave Behind: 20th Anniversary

U2 - All That You Can’t Leave Behind: 20th Anniversary - Interscope Records
Limited 11 vinyl LP set. Includes fully remastered studio album plus 20 page booklet. 9 track b-sides, out-takes and alternate versions. Elevation Live From Boston 19 track set. 5 x 12" featuring 11 remix singles including 4 previously unreleased. 32 page hardback book by long-time U2 collaborator Anton Corbijn featuring previously unseen photos. Double-sided poster. Digitally remastered 20th Anniversary edition. The forever-evolving U2 looked back to their anthemic, passionate '80s classics on their 10th studio album, even as they took what they'd learned in the '90s and had maximum fun with studio production (aided ably here by Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois). It didn't hurt that Bono and co. Had their best batch of songs in years at the ready; all this combined to catapult All That You Can’t Leave Behind to #1 in 32 countries.

Also available: CD, Deluxe 2CD, 2LP and Limited Edition 5CD Super Deluxe Box Set

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Eels - Earth To Dora

Eels - Earth To Dora - PIAS
2020 release from the alt-rock band Eelsled by singer/songwriter Mark Everett (AKA E). Earth To Dora is the follow-up to the band's 2018 release The Deconstruction.

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Busta Rhymes - Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath Of God

Busta Rhymes - Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath Of God - Conglomerate Ent
The first album in eight years from hip-hop icon Busta Rhymes. The album is a sequel to his 1998 album E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front. Includes the single "The Don and The Boss", a collaboration with dancehall superstar Vybz Kartel.

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Jeremiah Johnson - Unemployed Highly Annoyed

Jeremiah Johnson - Unemployed Highly Annoyed - Ruf Records
Jeremiah Johnson blends the sounds of the south, with Mississippi River blues and a touch of country flair. Emotionally charged roots rock, powered by the common man's passion for life and all the struggles in-between. Songs with meaning, a powerfully persuasive voice and master class musicianship.

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Ariana Grande - Positions
Elvis Costello - Hey Clockface
Mr. Bungle - The Raging Wrath Of The Easter Bunny Demo
Hamilton Leithauser - Live! at Café Carlyle
Record Store Day Presents Decibel Completely Extreme Volume One
I Prevail - Post Traumatic
John Petrucci - Terminal Velocity
Cam - The Otherside
Trippie Redd - Pegasus
Troye Sivan - In A Dream EP
Black Stone Cherry - The Human Condition
Nils Frahm - Empty
GWAR - Scumdogs Of The Universe: 30th Anniversary
The Crow (Original Soundtrack) [Rocktober 2020 LP]
Yes - The Royal Affair Tour (Live in Las Vegas)
Bob Mould - Distortion: 1989-2019
Bob Mould - Distortion: 1989-1995
The Heshoo Beshoo Group - Armitage Road
Ron Dante - Ron Dante's Funhouse


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#UsedTues Update for 10/27/20

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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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

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What's New 10-23-20

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Rough Trade

Since 2008’s debut album Krülle Bol, This Is The Kit (lead by Kate Stables) have unpicked emotional knots and woven remarkable stories, but even by their high standards, Off Off On is a beautifully clear distillation of Stables’ song-writing gifts. In difficult times, it’s a record that feels like a lifeline, moving against the tide, standing against the storm. Keep going.

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4AD

Big Thief's Adrianne Lenker releases songs and instrumentals as two distinct collections, both written and recorded in April after Big Thief’s tour was abruptly cut short due to coronavirus. After returning home, Lenker decamped to a one room cabin in the mountains of western Massachusetts and set out to record using exactly zero digital processing. This album is 100% analog-analog-analog (AAA).

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Fearless

iDKHOW is a new project led by Dallon Weekes (Panic! At The Disco). They initially had a curated storyline, believed to have been a decades-old band that never got a big break until 2017, when an anonymous donor released recovered video footage that hints otherwise, leading fans, music historians and conspiracy theorists to debate.

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Loma Vista

On White Bronco Bronson rapped “my next album’s only for dolphins,” and the principled MC is nothing if not true to his word. A Queens legend, respected for his idiosyncratic pen and vivid raps, Bronson is a decade into his career and still deepening his skillset. With Only For Dolphins, he wants to take the listener on a tour of his creativity. Welcome to his world.

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A&R Adventures

Royal Tea was inspired by his British heroes - Jeff Beck, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin and Cream and recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studios. These 10 original tracks were co-written by Joe with Bernie Marsden (Whitesnake), Pete Brown (Cream) & Jools Holland.

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New Release Round-Up 10-23-20

Gorillaz - Song Machine, Season One

Gorillaz - Song Machine, Season One - Warner Records
Song Machine, Season One is Gorillaz’ newest concept which started in January 2020, releasing brand new material episodically - as and when it happens – and has continued throughout the year.  The ongoing and ever-evolving process has seen our favourite characters joined by an expanding roster of collaborators captured live in Kong Studios and beyond. The result is an expansive collection of 17 tracks embracing a myriad of sounds, styles, genres and attitudes from a breath-taking line-up of guest artists including Beck, Elton John, Fatoumata Diawara, Georgia, Kano, Leee John, Octavian, Peter Hook, Robert Smith, Roxani Arias, ScHoolboy Q, Slaves, Slowthai, St Vincent and 6LACK, as well as CHAI, EARTHGANG, Goldlink, Joan As Police Woman, JPEGMAFIA, Moonchild Sanelly, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Skepta and Tony Allen. 

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Ben Harper - Winter Is For Lovers

Ben Harper - Winter Is For Lovers - ANTI
Winter Is For Lovers was a lifetime in the making... a solo lap-steel guitar piece incorporating elements of delta blues, flamenco, and even Satie-like minimalism, this work resonates with lyrical virtuosity, originality and soul. In some ways Winter Is For Lovers is a love letter to Ben Harper’s longtime fans who have always revered his guitar virtuosity; it’s the record they always wanted him to make. For many other music lovers, this record is a revelation, an unknown side to a celebrated artist showing a sense of meticulousness, depth and music history that will add new dimensions to an already renowned career. As a child, before Ben Harper was even playing music, he sat at the feet of folk luminaries like Rev Gary Davis, John Fahey, Ry Cooder and others in his grandparents Folk Music Center in Claremont, CA, soaking up their influence and passion for pure guitar music. As a teenager, while discovering his own musical gifts, he was repairing guitars and being mentored by many of these artists, most notably, Taj Mahal. While his musical path has taken him to worldwide fame playing rock and roll, and many other idioms, that pure guitar music has always been central to his musical heart. Ultimately, Winter Is For Lovers is a very personal statement from Ben Harper, drawing from the bountiful garden of his earliest musical impressions and propelling him into the future with an elegiac masterpiece.

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Beastie Boys - Beastie Boys Music

Beastie Boys - Beastie Boys Music - Capitol
Beastie Boys Music is a companion piece to the critically acclaimed documentary Beastie Boys Story and the group's best seller Beastie Boys Book. The album features 20 Beastie Boys classics spanning the band's 30+ year career.

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Bruce Springsteen - Letter To You
clipping. - Visions of Bodies Being Burned
The Mountain Goats - Getting Into Knives
I Don't Know How But They Found Me - RAZZMATAZZ
boy pablo - Wachito Rico
Joe Bonamassa - Royal Tea
Drive-By Truckers - Live From Austin, TX
Action Bronson - Only For Dolphins
Melody Gardot - Sunset In The Blue
Pearl Jam - MTV Unplugged
Faithless - All Blessed
Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors - Live At The Tennessee Theatre
Sparkle Division - To Feel Embraced
The Phoenix Foundation - Friend Ship
Nothing but Thieves - Moral Panic
Blue October - This Is What I Live For
Plants And Animals - The Jungle
Luke Combs - What You See Ain't Always What You Get: Deluxe Edition
Dan Penn - Living On Mercy
Wallows - Remote EP


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What's New 10-16-20

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Concord

After a series of stand-alone singles and a release under the moniker EL VY (with Brent Knopf of Menomena), Serpentine Prison is the first solo record from Grammy-Award winning artist Matt Berninger of The National. Recorded with and produced by the legendary Booker T. Jones, it's a collection of deeply personal songs dripped in Booker's signature Memphis sound perfectly blended with Berninger's unmistakable baritone.

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Mahakala Music

A commissioned jazz suite to commemorate the 60th anniversary of a turning points in the civil rights movement, No Tears Suite brings together local composers Christopher Parker & vocalist Kelley Hurt with an incredible band featuring Grammy-award winning drummer, Brian Blade and Ellington band veteran saxophonist Bobby LaVell.

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ATO

Impossible Weight is a work of sublime highs and mesmerizing lows, its restless intensity both unsettling and transcendent. Co-produced by bandleader Jessica Dobson and Andy D. Park, the album's lush textures and mercurial arrangements reveal the limitless imagination of Dobson’s guitar work (which she’s previously shown in playing lead guitar for Beck and The Shins) and fully illuminates the power of her vocals.

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What's New 10-9-20

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4AD

As Long As You Are is an album about trust, honesty, redemption and “letting go”, allowing old wounds to heal and bringing painful chapters to a close. But being delivered via their brand of new wave synth-pop full of bright melodies and heavenly choruses, it’s as euphoric and uninhibitedly joyful as anything the band has done in their 14-year career.

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Sub Pop

Metz not only continues to push their music into new territories of dynamics, crooked melodies, and sweat-drenched rhythms, they explore the theme of growing up and maturing within a format typically suspended in youth. Covering seemingly disparate themes such as paternity, crushing social anxiety, addiction, isolation, media-induced paranoia, and the restless urge to leave everything behind, each of Atlas Vending’s ten songs offer a snapshot of today's modern condition.

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Hollywood Records

The fifth album from Bahamas (Afie Jurvanen), Sad Hunk, takes its title from a nickname bestowed by his wife in reaction to how he was portrayed in the media. A collaboration from the same team as 2018’s Earthtones, the graceful guitar work of Sam Weber - a musician he discovered on YouTube - and with GRAMMY-nominated producer Robbie Lackritz, Sad Hunk is the next step in Afie’ virtuosic signature style.

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Republic

Good Intentions, the celebrated third record from Toronto-native Nav, has features from rap heavy weights like Young Thug, Future, Lil Uzi Vert, Gunna, Lil Durk, Don Toliver and Pop Smoke. He set the tone early with the success of his song `Turks' feat. Travis Scott and Gunna.

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More Doug Records

The claustrophobia of the here and now - a desire to return to past states on one hand and change on the other. In some cases, repetition and return are a desirable way to deal with uncertain times; in others, the stagnancy of the present is overwhelming. Fish Pond Fish lives between the two, creating simultaneously the most bedroom-tracked (thanks quarantine) and production-heavy full-length the band has yet released.

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Search Party

Produced by Randall Poster and Stewart Lerman, I'd Rather Lead a Band finds Loudon Wainwright III partnering up with Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks for their take on some of the American songbook's finest classics. This album showcases a fresh side of LW3 with big band sounds and timeless songs from Irving Berlin, Cliff Friend, Lew Brown and other Tin Pan Alley contemporaries.

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Petaluma Records

Creation Myths is the first album in 5 years from Elvis Perkins. Produced by Sam Cohen (Kevin Morby, Danger Mouse, etc), the album in many ways picks up where his debut Ash Wednesday (XL Recordings) left off. Subtle nods to Americana and spooky, blissed-out folk, but never lights for too long on any one spot.

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Napalm

The quintessential dark groove metal innovators return to deliver fans their most electrifying and introspective collection of anthems yet – Dealing With Demons I – part one of a hard-hitting double album that will have metalheads everywhere ushering in a new era! DevilDriver proves that they still reign supreme among metal’s all-time greats, leaving the listener craving what’s to come on Dealing With Demons II.

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ATO

Black Pumas have unveiled a deluxe edition of their Grammy-nominated self-titled debut album via ATO Records. Features original album plus 11 bonus tracks, three new original songs and four cover tracks, plus unreleased live material. The package is updated with new artwork, and contains unpublished in-studio and live photographs.

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Verve

SKALD is inspired by the Doggerland, an island that disappeared 20,000 years ago following various natural disasters (tsunami, long winter...). The Vikings tell here the history of the people who preceded them and question the role of Man for saving the planet. This is an invitation to listen to messages from the past to build the future.

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Daptone

Long In The Tooth delivers a truly epic collection of new material that finds the group further bridging the gap between the farfisa-fueled Ethio-Funk stylings of their early recordings, with the psychedelic, Sabbath-inspired hellfire of late. Heavy drum breaks reign supreme, setting the stage for the pulsating, hallucinatory wall of organ, menacing horns, and rugged guitar riffs to permeate your soul.

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Park The Van

Brooklyn indie-rock stalwart Drew Citron formed Beverly in 2013, after having got her start as a touring member with Frankie Rose and The Pains of Being Pure of Heart. With Free Now, Citron, one of the most beautiful voices in indie rock, comes to the table with a whole lot of pain to sing about and the full musical knowledge to put herself, and her talents, front and center.

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New Release Round-Up 10-16-20

Tom Petty - Wildflowers & All the Rest

Tom Petty - Wildflowers & All the Rest - Warner Records
Digitally remastered and expanded edition of the 1994 album by Tom Petty. Contains the original album (remastered) with 15 tracks spread over two LPs. LP 3 contains All The Rest, the 10 songs from the Wildflowers sessions that were left off the album, five of which are previously unreleased.

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Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown - Pressure

Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown - Pressure - Spinefarm
Singer/guitarist Tyler Bryant wrote "Crazy Days" to help him deal with the insanity that is 2020. There were zero plans to have it be the lead-off single for a fourth album, Pressure, whose 13 blues-infused, timeless rock songs create a full-circle journey that both embraces and distracts Guest vocals include Charlie Starr of Blackberry Smoke. and Rebecca Lovell of the duo Larkin Poe.
Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown Virtual ConcertFor their only show of 2020 the band wanted to put together a little something special, A one-of-a-kind virtual concert on Oct 16th featuring songs from Pressure, as well as some Shakedown favorites. Click Here For Details.

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various artist - Blue Note Re:imagined

Various Artists - Blue Note Re:imagined - Blue Note Records
Legendary labels Decca Records and Blue Note have joined forces for Blue Note Re:imagined; a brand-new collection of 16 classic Blue Note tracks, reworked and newly recorded by a selection of the UK scene’s most exciting young talents. Representing a bridge between the ground-breaking label’s past and future, the project features contributions from a rollcall of internationally acclaimed jazz, soul and R&B acts including Shabaka Hutchings, Ezra Collective, Nubya Garcia, Mr Jukes, Steam Down, Skinny Pelembe, Emma-Jean Thackray, Poppy Ajudha, Jordan Rakei and Brit Award-winning Jorja Smith.

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The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners (Original Soundtrack)

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners (Original Soundtrack) - Decca
Relive the soundtrack from "The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners" VR zombie experience. The gripping complete collection brings to life the horrifying journey through walker-infested New Orleans. This 2-CD set features 56 Bayou-inspired songs and compositions by Michael David Peter & Joshua Mosely, with muddy re-imaginings of songs like "When The Levee Breaks", "In The Pines" and "When The Saints Go Marching In". Immerse and ask yourself: are you a saint or a sinner?  Also available on Red/Green/Clear Smoke colored 3LP with Alternative Cover



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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

beabadoobee - Fake It Flowers
The Struts - Strange Days
Tommy Lee - Andro
BTS - SKOOL LUV AFFAIR: Special Addition
Pluralone - I Don't Feel Well
Japandroids - Massey Fucking Hall
Jeremy Ivey - Waiting Out The Storm
Cordovas - Destiny Hotel
Matt Berninger - Serpentine Prison
Autechre - Sign
Helena Deland - Someone New
Eagles - Live From The Forum MMXVIII
Kevin Morby - Sundowner
Katie Melua - Album No. 8
Steep Canyon Rangers - Arm In Arm
Woodkid - S16
NCT - NCT - The 2nd Album RESONANCE Pt. 1 [The Future Ver.]
Deep Sea Diver - Impossible Weight
Pixies - Hear Me Out / Mambo Sun [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Yellow 12in Vinyl Single]
Sasha Sloan - Only Child
Various Artists - Def Jam Forward



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#UsedTues Update for 10/13/20

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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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

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New Release Round-Up 10-09-20

Touche Amore - Lament

Touche Amore - Lament - Epitaph
Touche Amore has been burrowing through angst, alienation, cancer, and heartbreak throughout four adored studio albums. After over a decade of working through darkness, the band’s gorgeously gruff fifth album, Lament, finds the light at the end of the tunnel. Through 11 songs, TOUCHÉ AMORÉ looks back at its past and uses hard-won optimism to point its fans toward light, and love.

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John Lennon - GIMME SOME TRUTH. THE ULTIMATE MIXES.

John Lennon - GIMME SOME TRUTH. THE ULTIMATE MIXES. - Capitol
GIMME SOME TRUTH. THE ULTIMATE MIXES. is the definitive new best of John Lennon – 36 tracks on four 180-gram LPs completely remixed from the original master tapes, giving these classic songs a new life for generations to come and sounding better than ever before. Lift-off lid box contains 4LPs, 8 page booklet, fold-out double-sided poster, 2 post cards and GIMME SOME TRUTH. bumper sticker.

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Brothers Osborne - Skeletons

Brothers Osborne - Skeletons - EMI Nashville
Brothers Osborne release their third studio album, Skeletons. They are 2x CMA Award winners for Vocal Duo Of The Year and winners for the 2018 ACM New Artist of the Year. With 12 new tracks, including current hit- "All Night". Brothers Osborne's two previous albums Pawn Shop and Port Saint Joe produced seven singles that charted on the Hot Country Songs chart and included #1 Platinum single, "Stay A Little Longer".

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Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory: 20th Anniversary Edition

Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory: 20th Anniversary Edition - Warner Records
Released in October 2000, Linkin Park’s groundbreaking debut album ​Hybrid Theory​ is a melting pot of heavy alternative rock, hip-hop and electronic flourishes that inspired a new genre of music and a generation of dedicated fans, who continue to be loyal followers of the band. Additionally, the band’s sound influenced many young bands who related to the intense and emotional musical style. ​Hybrid Theory​ was the best-selling album of 2001 in the US and has since exceeded 11 million album sales in the US, qualifying for the rare Billboard “Diamond” award. Hybrid Theory’s​ success was supported by intensive touring, and three successful singles: “One Step Closer,” “Crawling,” and “In The End.” The band won their first Grammy Award for “Crawling” as Best Rock Performance. To celebrate 20 years since the original release, ​Hybrid Theory: 20th Anniversary Edition ​will be released this week. The flagship format is a super-deluxe edition box set that includes unreleased and hard-to-find material on CD, vinyl and DVD. The box set also includes a lavishly illustrated 80-page book with contributions from the band and many previously unseen photographs, plus a replica tour laminate, an oversize poster of Chester Bennington, and 3 lithographs of new artwork supplied by Mike Shinoda, Joe Hahn and Frank Maddocks (the art director on the original release, and this anniversary edition).

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Kacey Musgraves - The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show

Kacey Musgraves - The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show - MCA Nashville
All the comedy, music, and memorable moments from the spectacular “Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show” available on CD and beautiful, White Vinyl!

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Tears For Fears - The Seeds Of Love: Remastered

Tears For Fears - The Seeds Of Love: Remastered - Mercury
The Seeds Of Love is the third studio album by Tears For Fears. The album was released in September 1989, entering the UK Album Chart at no.1 and would be certified Platinum by the BPI within three weeks. In the US, the album peaked at no.8, and was also certified Platinum. The album also reached the top ten in various other countries around the world. The album contained the Singles: Sowing the Seeds, Woman in Chains, Advice for the Young at Heart and Badman’s song, upon release it was seen (and still is) as one of the greatest albums of the 80’s. This Deluxe edition contains not only the original album, but a new 5.1 mix by Steven Wilson which was done in conjunction with Roland Orzabal, as well as all the relevant B-Sides, alternate mixes and around 60 minutes of previously unheard demos and live rehearsals. The set is housed in a shoe box style box (similar to the other 2 releases) with an extensive booklet, with new interviews by Super Deluxe editor Paul Sinclair with the band and other players on the album. It also contains the tour programme of the era as well.

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North Americans - Roped In

North Americans - Roped In - Third Man Vinyl
Patrick McDermott began his North Americans project with two albums: 2013’s No_No, and 2015’s Legends. Both records were dense affairs, with blocks of sound shifting and moving like melting glaciers to create a gorgeous, impenetrable, collection of digital drones. Though they sounded nothing like what would come a bit later, both records showcased McDermott’s understanding of mood and composition. On 2018’s Going Steady, McDermott blended his love of American Primitive guitar playing with playful pieces that never overstayed their welcome. He also began collaborating with a wide range of artists: from Julianna Barwick to guitar prodigy Hayden Pedigo, as well as Cloud Nothings’ Dylan Baldi, and more. Now, two years later, McDermott is releasing Roped In, a gorgeous, intimate, and often spare album that pulls back from the collaborative nature established on Going Steady for a collection of fragile drone pieces anchored by McDermott’s intricate but direct guitar playing and haunting pedal steel work from Portland, Oregon’s Barry Walker. Where Going Steady was brimming with ideas and micromovements, Roped In is relatively sparse, built on patience and the kind of once-in-a-lifetime collaborative energy between McDermott and Walker, and accented by occasional collaborations from harpist Mary Lattimore and guitarist William Tyler. “I wanted to focus on the simplicity of the music,” McDermott says. “I didn’t want to be beholden to this massive goal of [making music] to see how progressive and experimental it could be. I was attempting to cherish the pureness of this type of music.”

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Juice WRLD - Legends Never Die
Travis - 10 Songs
Five Finger Death Punch - A Decade Of Destruction, Vol. 2
Lewis Del Mar - August
Buffalo Tom - Birdbrain
Black Pumas - Black Pumas: Deluxe Edition [Gold/Black & Red Splatter 2LP+7in]
METZ - Atlas Vending
The Replacements - Pleased To Meet Me [Deluxe Edition Box Set]
Mrs. Piss - Self-Surgery
Future Islands - As Long As You Are
Doves - The Universal Want
Twin Peaks - Side A EP [Limited Edition Pink 10in Vinyl]
Bahamas - Sad Hunk
Lupin - Lupin [Limited Edition Red LP]
Yo La Tengo - Sleepless Night EP [Vinyl]
Ultravox - Vienna [Deluxe Edition: Half Speed Master]: 40th Anniversary
Groove Armada - Edge Of The Horizon
Roisin Murphy - Roisin Machine
Loudon Wainwright III - I'd Rather Lead A Band
The Doors - Morrison Hotel: 50th Anniversary
Blue Oyster Cult - The Symbol Remains


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What's New 10-2-20

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Secretly Canadian

Stevens’ eight studio LP, The Ascension is the long awaited follow-up to Carrie and Lowell. In the time between, Stevens also released Oscar-nominated music for the Luca Guadagnino film Call Me By Your Name; a collaborative album entitled Planetarium with Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner (The National) and James Mcalister; and scored several works for ballet: Reflections (Houston Ballet) and Principia (NYCB).

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Rounder

A culmination of their entire catalogue and decade-long career all wrapped up in nine glorious tracks, Good Luck With Whatever reclaims the rugged urgency and easy confidence of Dawes’ early work while tapping into the veteran band’s intense musical connection more effectively than ever before. Produced by Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit).

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Hollywood Records

The set presents a compilation of concert highlights captured the world over personally selected by Taylor, May and Lambert from over 200 shows they have performed with several featured here becoming available for the very first time. All formats include the band’s entire 22-minute Fire Fight Australia appearance in which they performed Queen’s original history-making 1985 Live Aid set in full.

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New West

This much anticipated sophomore album from the six-piece rock outfit is the good time album of 2020 that has energy, passion and instant pop nuggets. It takes bits of early 70's Rolling Stones, The Modern Lovers, The Velvet Underground and classic Southern rock, and makes something you can't help but put on repeat.

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Island

2020, the 15th studio album from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, follows their 2016 No. 1 release, This House is Not For Sale. Jon describes the album as, “not a distinctly political record, but it’s an election year so there is a wryness in the title 2020. This record had to encompass different themes, not just politics, but the state of our world today, life, love and loss.”

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Ol' Buddy Records

Cobb captures the mindset of a man who values a simpler time despite living in a modern world. “To me, listening to this album feels like I’m sitting there with somebody, having a conversation,” Cobb says. “I would hope that it feels like sitting with an old friend you haven’t seen in a while… like those old records by Jerry Lee Lewis, Roger Miller, or Willie Nelson.”

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Legacy

Roger Waters‘ Us + Them concert film, which chronicles his 2017-2018 world tour, is released on CD, vinyl, Blu-ray and DVD. Waters played 156 shows to 2.3m people with a setlist that included Pink Floyd classics from The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, Animals, Wish You Were Here and tracks from 2017’s Is This The Life We Really Want?

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Roadrunner

Grammy Award-winning singer / songwriter (Slipknot / Stone Sour), actor, and New York Times Best-Selling Author, Corey Taylor releases his widely anticipated debut solo album, CMFT, illuminating the broad spectrum of this fiery and fearless rock ‘n’ roll master. Taylor touches on lifelong influences ranging from hard rock to classic rock, punk rock to hip-hop.

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ATO

While touring in support of their Grammy-winning album Mettavolution, Rodrigo Y Gabriela performed the album in full every night at their nearly one hundred shows around the world. Mettavolution Live captures the perfect balance of melody and metal, fire and finesse, which they have honed over the twenty-plus years of playing together (including a 20-minute-plus live version of Pink Floyd’s epic "Echoes").

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Earache

Exhilaratingly fresh whilst incorporating nostalgic 90s nu-metal vibes – vocalist Justin Bonitz is a man possessed, wildly careering from blood curdling shrieks to lighting quick rap bars. Throw in electronic elements and all mighty riffs plus modern hardcore breakdowns and Tallah are 2020’s answer to Slipknot. For fans of Korn, Code Orange, Slipknot, Deftones and Vein.

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Verve

The First Lady of Song returns to Berlin, home of her legendary concerts. Recorded in 1962 but never released, hear the most popular jazz singer of all time deliver an iconic performance at Sportpalast Berlin for the first time. This recording finds Ella and her band at the top of their game recorded in high fidelity stereo.

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Infectious Music

Started as a Beatles cover band to play his birthday, Jamie Davis nabbed frontmen Miles Kane (The Last Shadow Puppets) and Nic Cester (Jet), guitarists Graham Coxon (Blur), Matt Bellamy (Muse) on bass and drummer Sean Payne (The Zutons). Post-birthday, Bellamy and Davis started working on an album, focusing on lost Northern Soul classics, supplemented by their raw, soulful takes on some famous standards.

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AWAL

Much like Lean's overall catalogue, the new album feels almost impossibly cohesive. In part, that's thanks to production entirely from longtime collaborator whitearmor - they kept the sessions intimate and secluded, recording partly in an old ballet hall in the Swedish countryside. But this is an album only Lean could make, as a young veteran, with a sound and career that's well-entrenched globally but still on its own planet.

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The Nude Party - Midnight Manor - Live Set

The Nude Party - Midnight Manor - Live Set

New West Records and The Nude Party are proud to present a live set of seven songs performed specifically for your enjoyment. In our current time of uncertainty these road dogs aren't able to do what they do best and thats performing live for you. Postponed are the days of live shows and in-store performances so in the spirit of celebration they did the next best thing.

Siit back, relax and enjoy watching the Nude Party perform seven songs from their latest release, Midnight Manor.

Set List ***All songs from the album Midnight Manor released on October 2, 2020

Shine Your Light
Nashville Record Company
Time Moves On
Pardon Me Satan
Cure Is You
Things Fall Apart
Lonely Heather

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New Release Round-Up 10-02-20



Roger Waters - Us + Them - Sony Legacy
Roger Waters: Us + Them, chronicles the acclaimed 2017-2018 tour of the iconic Pink Floyd artist. As the founding member, lyricist, composer and creative force behind Pink Floyd, US + THEM presents Waters powerful music in stunning form and highlights its’ message of human rights, liberty and love. Based around his acclaimed, sold-out US + THEM worldwide tour of 2017-18, comprising a total of 156 shows to 2.3 million people across the globe, it features classic songs from The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, Animals, Wish You Were Here as well as his most recent album, Is This The Life We Really Want?  Waters powerfully demonstrates that he is at heart, a musical activist and one of the most passionate political commentators of his time. He has dedicated his life to fighting against those who seek to control our lives and destroy our planet. Welcome To The Machine and Another Brick In The Wall Part II, are a stark reminder of the bleak warnings that he gave decades ago about alienation, displacement, greed, suffering, destruction and loss. And yet the humanity of the songwriter cannot be more plainly seen than in Wish You Were Here, because, although he presents a grim picture of the state of the world, ultimately his message is one of hope through unity and love.

Lana Del Rey - Violet Bent Backwards Over The Grass - Interscope Records
Violet Bent Backwards Over The Grass is the title poem of the book and the first poem I wrote of many. Some of which came to me in their entirety, which I dictated and then typed out, and some that I worked laboriously picking apart each word to make the perfect poem. They are eclectic and honest and not trying to be anything other than what they are and for that reason I’m proud of them, especially because the spirit in which they were written was very authentic. — Lana Del Rey….The recording includes 14 poems performed by Lana Del Rey accompanied by music from Grammy Award-Winning songwriter/producer Jack Antonoff.

The Nude Party - Midnight Manor


The Nude Party - Midnight Manor - New West Records
Midnight Manor, the much anticipated sophomore album of the six-piece rock outfit The Nude Party is out this week via New West Records. Following two years of non-stop touring in support of their eponymous debut release, the band returned to their farmhouse in New York's Catskill Mountains to record the follow up to their acclaimed 2018 self-titles debut. Like The Band's sacred home-recording habitat The Big Pink, The Nude Party's communal dwelling provided the landscape and proximity to focus on deepening their bonds through music. It was at the Manor that the band of childhood friends could shift their energies from the archetypical emotional journeys of mid-twenty-somethings towards rebuilding their road-worn relationships with one another, leading them to write Midnight Manor - an album that lead singer Patton Magee describes as "a stone skipping over troubled waters." With Midnight Manor, The Nude Party shine a light on their past while at the same time moving towards a brighter future.

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Bon Jovi - 2020 - Island
Bon Jovi's album 2020 is the 15th studio album from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band. The album features the new single "Limitless" as well as "Unbroken," which was featured in the documentary "To Be Of Service".

Brent Cobb - Keep 'Em On They Toes


Brent Cobb - Keep 'Em On They Toes - Ol' Buddy Records
For his fourth album, Keep 'Em On They Toes, Brent Cobb is giving his songs the space they need to speak for themselves, a reflection of his own decision to write about the way he sees the world. “My last couple of albums have been about people and places, and I wanted this album to be about thoughts and feelings,” he says.  Keep ‘Em on They Toes, Cobb captures the mindset of a man who values a simpler time despite living in a modern world. “To me, listening to this album feels like I’m sitting there with somebody, having a conversation,” Cobb says. “I would hope that it feels like sitting with an old friend you haven’t seen in a while. There’s nothing like being alone and listening to an album that is quiet and conversational – like those old records by Jerry Lee Lewis, Roger Miller, or Willie Nelson. I hope my music is that way to somebody now.”

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Tallah - Matriphagy


Tallah - Matriphagy - Earache Records
Debut album on Earache Records from US Alt-Metal act Tallah. An original dose of f***ed up and disturbing alt-metal insanity. For fans of Korn, Code Orange, Slipknot, Deftones & Vein. Exhilaratingly fresh whilst incorporating nostalgic 90s nu-metal vibes

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Shania Twain - The Woman In Me: Diamond Edition

Shania Twain - The Woman In Me: Diamond Edition - Mercury Nashville
Shania Twain's `The Woman In Me' album reached Diamond status in 1997, selling over 20 million copies to date. Remastered in celebration of the 25th anniversary. Available on vinyl, Deluxe 2CD and Super Deluxe 3CD.

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Herb Alpert - Herb Alpert Is...


Herb Alpert - Herb Alpert Is... - Herb Alpert Presents
This new release from Herb Alpert Presents is the definitive retrospective on the illustrious career of one of America's most unique musical voices, Herb Alpert! Containing 63 tracks culled from 6 decades of the trumpeter's classic recordings, Herb Alpert Is... is the perfect companion piece to the new 2020 feature length documentary of the same name. Presented in a coffee table style LP record book containing five 12-inch, audiophile quality 180-gram vinyl records and 180 pages of vintage photos, extensive song credits, and a 7,500 word essay written by Bud Scoppa. The record book is housed in a custom slipcase with a screened printed smoked acrylic window.

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Queen + Adam Lambert - Live Around The World
Sufjan Stevens - The Ascension
Dawes - Good Luck With Whatever
Corey Taylor - CMFT
Aloe Blacc - All Love Everything
Yung Lean - Starz
The Jaded Hearts Club - You've Always Been Here
BlackPink - THE ALBUM
Gabriel Garzon-Montano - Aguita
Ella Fitzgerald - Ella: The Lost Berlin Tapes
Mariah Carey - The Rarities
Melanie C - Melanie C
Joachim Cooder - Over That Road I'm Bound
LANY - Mama's Boy
Chris Smither - More From The Levee
NRBQ - In Frequencies
Jonsi - Shiver
Dolly Parton - A Holly Dolly Christmas
Brian Fallon - Local Honey [Limited Edition Pink LP]
Rodrigo Y Gabriela - Mettavolution Live [2LP]
Frank Zappa - Halloween 81: Live At The Palladium, NYC (Highlights)
William Shatner - The Blues
Oasis - (Whats The Story) Morning Glory: 25th Anniversary [Silver 2LP]


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What's New 9-25-20

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Loma Vista

What started out in LA and was finished back in North Carolina at Esso’s home studio, Free Love asks major questions about self-image, self-righteousness, friendship, romance, and environmental calamity with enough warmth, playfulness, and magnetism to make you consider an alternate reality. These are Sylvan Esso’s most nuanced and undeniable songs—bold enough to say how they feel, big enough to make you join in that feeling.

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Loma Vista

Small World reflects that odd sense of distance one develops from being in a place that's so close yet so far, so undeniably locked in the gravitational pull of the center of the universe, only with a language and lore all its own. These songs remind us to trust our gut and that love is worth exploring, all with an inescapable rhythm. In these trying times, everybody should say thank you for reminding us to dance our little asses off.

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SM Entertainment

15 tracks highlighting the group's energetically hopeful vibe, conveying the members' collective message that we're all "Super" and we can overcome any hardship together as "One". The album includes 1 booklet, 1 CD-R booklet, 1 ID card, 1 ID card holder, 1 postcard, 1 folded poster, and 2 photo cards.

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ABKCO

A 21-track collection containing Chubby Checker’s biggest hits from 1960 to 1966. 18 Top 40 hits including four number 1 chart toppers!. Chubby’s original hit version of “The Twist,” which has the distinction of being the only single of the rock era to reach number 1 twice in two consecutive years, is included. Includes rare tracks from Chubby’s creative folk and soul period from 1963 to 1966.

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Warner Bros

Ohms is a magnificent tour de force and their first album in 4 years since the critically acclaimed Gore in 2016. The album boasts a familiar collaborator in veteran producer and engineer Terry Date, who worked on 1995’s Adrenaline, 1997’s Around the Fur and 2000’s White Pony. 10 tracks of raw escapism and unparalleled grooves that have made Deftones' sound singular for over two decades.

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Rhino

Overflowing with musical ideas and topical lyrics that sound just as relevant today as they did when they were initially released, Prince’s iconic double album captured the artist in a period of complete reinvention. The 3CD Deluxe Edition features the classic album remastered by Prince’s original mastering engineer Bernie Grundman, along with single mixes and edits released in the period the album was released.

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Petrol Records

Daydream was recorded in Nashville with multiple Grammy award-winning producer Chad Carlson – a 12-track affair reflecting the full scope of the band’s musical vision. Country, rock, pop, Motown and blues, all of these flavors are here, underpinned by telling hooks and melodies.

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Partisan

Sonically constructed to capture the feeling of a hip-hop record, Ultra Mono doubles down on the vitriolic sneer and blunt social commentary of their past work. Not far beneath the surface of their self-admitted sloganeering lies a deeply complex and brutally relevant album that chews up clichés and spits them out as high art for the masses. This is momentary acceptance of the self.

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BMG

For their fourth album as Cayucas, brothers Zach and Ben Yudin are heading back to the beach — in other words, to the sunny, vibrant, melodic rock from which they first paddled out. While at first listen the tracks may seem to simplify the glory of a sunny SoCal day, there is typically a slight pang or sense of longing present. Fitting for a year rife with our own bummer summers.

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New Release Round-Up 09-25-20

Deftones - Ohms

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Recorded at Henson Studios and Trainwreck Studios, Ohms is an other-worldly body of work meticulously crafted by the 5 piece band. It is a magnificent tour de force and their first album in 4 years since the critically acclaimed Gore LP in 2016. The band, which includes Chino Moreno, Frank Delgado, Stephen Carpenter, Abe Cunningham, and Sergio Vega, has produced a dense LP with every member firing on all cylinders. The album also boasts a familiar collaborator in veteran producer and engineer Terry Date, who worked on 1995’s Adrenaline, 1997’s Around the Fur and 2000’s White Pony. All of the above assembles and sets the stage to deliver Ohms; 10 tracks of raw escapism and unparalleled grooves that have made Deftones' sound singular for over two decades.



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Prince - Sign O’ The Times: Remastered - Warner Records
Prince's iconic album, Sign O’ The Times, has been remastered for the very first time by Prince's original mastering engineer Bernie Grundman. Primarily recorded between the end of 1985 and beginning of 1987, the era saw the dissolution of his band The Revolution, the end of his engagement to Susannah Melvoin, and the creation (and ultimate abandonment) of the albums Dream Factory, Camille, and Crystal Ball. By the end of that period of transformation, Prince emerged with one of his most urgent and wide-ranging releases to date - an epochal double album that would be hailed as a creative, critical, and commercial triumph.

The Buckleys - Daydream

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The Buckleys, a three-piece band featuring siblings Sarah, Lachlan, and Molly, embody a brand of “hippie country” representing the infectious personality and spirited conscience that the band maintains. The debut album, Daydreamfeatures the singles “Money,” “Leave Me Hanging On,” and the title track “Daydream” which scored a #1 single at Australian country radio, followed by “I’m Comin’ For Ya (Love),” which hit #3. Nominated for New Talent Of The Year Award at the 2020 Country Music Awards Australian.


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SuperM - SuperM The 1st Album 'Super One'

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The album features 15 tracks highlighting the group’s energetically hopeful vibe, conveying the members’ collective message that we’re all “Super” and we can overcome any hardship together as “One”. The album, which will be released this week, includes 1 booklet, 1 CD-R booklet, 1 ID card, 1 ID card holder, 1 postcard, 1 folded poster, and 2 photo cards. This is an official release from SM Entertainment and Capitol Records.



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Paris - Safe Space Invader

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In this era of reckoning for American policing, increases of racism fostered by the most incompetent president in modern times, and a global pandemic that has affected all areas of life as we once knew it, voices of dissent in entertainment have become more relevant than ever. Enter Paris, arguably one of the most politically outspoken artists in hip-hop history, with his latest album, Safe Space Invader.  Entirely self-produced and released on his own Guerrilla Funk Recordings imprint, Safe Space Invader is a brutal commentary on Black life in 2020 America, touching on the topics of police brutality, racism, gentrification, economic inequality and cancel culture, among others.



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Diana Krall - This Dream Of You

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Diana Krall's new self-produced album, This Dream Of You, was mixed by Al Schmitt, who worked closely with her to achieve the notable intimacy and immediacy. Performances from 2016-2017 sessions, on which she collaborated with late friend/longtime creative partner Tommy LiPuma. A record for right now but also feels like a movie you might share with someone you know will stay with it until the final reel. As she says, "If But Beautiful is the overture, then `Singing In The Rain' is the end title.



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Nocturnus - The Key (Full Dynamic Range Edition)

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One of the first bands to overtly combine death metal with atmospheric keyboards, Nocturnus' debut album introduced more technical and progressive elements into the traditional death metal formula without losing any of the brutality. The audio for this vinyl is taken from the original tapes in Full Dynamic Range, allowing the music's nuances to shine through and giving the album a more immersive and dynamic sound than ever before.



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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Bob Mould - Blue Hearts
Idles - Ultra Mono
The Rolling Stones - Steel Wheels Live: Live From Atlantic City, NJ, 1989
Public Enemy - What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down?
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez - The Clouds Hill Tapes Pt I, II & III
Sylvan Esso - Free Love
Surfer Blood - Carefree Theatre
Reckless Kelly - American Jackpot / American Girls
Blitzen Trapper - Holy Smokes Future Jokes
Machine Gun Kelly (MGK) - Tickets To My Downfall
Dashboard Confessional - Mtv Unplugged 2.0 [LP]
Thurston Moore - By The Fire
A Certain Ratio - ACR Loco
The Hives - Live At Third Man Records
Roger Eno and Brian Eno - Luminous
Will Butler - Generations
Tricky - Fall To Pieces
TOMORROW X TOGETHER - Drama
The War and Treaty - Hearts Town
Carrie Underwood - My Gift
Lou Reed - New York: Deluxe Edition [3CD/DVD/2LP]
The Weeknd - After Hours
Peggy Lee - Ultimate Christmas

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What's New 9-18-20

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Loma Vista

The Third Gleam marks a return to the Avett Brothers’ roots, both sonically and with Seth & Scott playing as a trio with longtime bassist Bob Crawford. The eight tracks capture their personal experiences and perspectives on undeniably timely, universal themes: isolation, gun violence, incarceration, historical prejudice, mortality, resilience, love, hope, redemption.

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SMG

Live at the Roundhouse is unlike any other concert recording connected to Pink Floyd. It's the nearest thing you can get to a time machine with Nick Mason, the only band member to have played on all of Pink Floyd’s studio albums, transporting you back to the group's earliest records, playing only music recorded before The Dark Side of the Moon.

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Century Media

From primitive origins nearly four decades ago, Napalm Death has been a prime mover in defining the sound of the underground by pushing sonic speed limits and galvanizing the extremes of metal, punk and hardcore - creating "grindcore" in the process. Throes of Joy is yet another chapter in their history that’ll leave most aural extremists in the dirt.

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RCA Records

Alicia Keys is ready for a new era. The singer releases her 7th studio album, ALICIA, which includes the previously released tracks “Underdog,” and “Time Machine”. Keys mentioned in an interview that working on the album and memoir was, “the best therapy I ever had.” We could all use a little bit of that.

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New Release Round-Up 09-18-20

New Releases

Neil Young - The Times - Warner Records
The Times is a moving and topical solo acoustic performance, a unique collection of songs, filmed at home during lockdown as part of the raw and personal, Fireside Sessions series.

Run The Jewels - RTJ4 - BMG Rights Management
This eleven song, 40 minute powerhouse is their most ferocious and focused effort to date, and sports a lineup of all-star guests including Pharrell Williams, Mavis Staples, 2 Chainz, Zack de la Rocha, Josh Homme, DJ Premier, and Greg Nice. Recorded primarily at Rick Rubin's Shangri-La Studios and the iconic Electric Lady Studios in NYC, RTJ4 represents two years of intensive writing, recording, distilling, and amplifying the most potent elements of their music. The result is a collection of wall-to-wall bangers illuminating the group's unique ability to straddle the worlds of pointed social commentary and raw, boisterous fun.

Keith Urban - THE SPEED OF NOW Part 1

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Keith Urban releases his brand new studio album THE SPEED OF NOW Part 1. The album includes his hit single “God Whispered Your Name” as well as the #2 smash hit “We Were”. Keith won the CMA Entertainer Of The Year in 2018 and he is currently the 2019 ACM Entertainer Of The Year. Keith will be hosting the ACM Awards on Wednesday-September 16th while will air on ABC-TV. “In October 2019 this album title came to me. I liked it because I felt like life was flying by so fast. But music (for me) has always been the place where it slows down and doesn’t even exist. I would never have imagined that, in 2020, this album title would take on a whole new meaning.” - Keith



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Yusuf / Cat Stevens - Tea For The Tillerman 2

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50 years after the original made him a global superstar Yusuf / Cat Stevens has rerecorded an entirely new version of his 1970 classic album Tea For The Tillerman. With many of the album’s songs sounding more relevant than ever today, Tea For The Tillerman 2 offers up striking and sensitive new renditions of stone-cold classics like “Father And Son,” “Wild World,” and “Where Do The Children Play?”  



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Ziggy Marley - More Family Time

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A follow up to 2009's GRAMMY Winning Family Time - Ziggy Marley has bottled the energy of his children and put it into music form! This is a very special piece and have a number of friends guesting on this album, including: Stephen Marley, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Angelique Kidjo, Alanis Morissette, Tom Morello, Lisa Loeb, Busta Rhymes and Jamie Lee Curtis (reading her new book Today I Feel Silly). A portion of proceeds will benefit Ziggy's 501(c)3 URGE - which supports the education, social development and overall well being of the Chepstow Primary School and the One Love Youth Camp, both in Jamaica.



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Thelonious Monk - Palo Alto

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After the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In 1968, racial tensions across the country rose. Palo Alto, a largely white college town in Cali, wasn't immune. Danny Scher, a junior at the high school, had a dream to have Thelonious Monk perform and help bring about racial unity the community while raising funds for the International Committee. After many twists and turns, the triumphantly successful concert eventually happened. Now available on CD; Softpak w/ booklet & foldable poster.

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San Cisco - Between You And Me

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Between You And Me is the fourth album by the indie trio San Cisco, from Fremantle in Western Australia, town of sun-baked sandstone and sea breezes. It's an album two years and at least one sadly remembered love affair in the making. Between You and Me finds the childhood friends' open-hearted/ good times chemistry distilled to it's essence. Nearly 10 years since those first EPs, ARIA nominations and early US and UK inroads, San Cisco have made their most painstaking album sound effortless.  

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Joan Osborne - Trouble And Strife

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Acclaimed singer/songwriter Joan Osborne is back with Trouble And Strife (Womanly Hips Records), her first album of original material in six years. Osborne self-produced the new collection and penned all ten songs, with two co-writes. Trouble and Strife finds the gifted vocalist offering a strong yet uplifting response to some of the socio-political issues plaguing our nation over the last several years. Osborne beautifully balances the weight of her messages with solace and optimism.  Throughout her 25-year, multi-Grammy nominated career, Joan Osborne has never been an artist confined to one space. She has utilized her incredible voice through her own songs while also becoming one of her generation’s finest interpreters. Osborne has shared the stage with artists ranging from Stevie Wonder and Mavis Staples to Bob Dylan and Lucinda Williams and she continues to seamlessly blend into any genre. On Trouble & Strife, her tenth studio album, the need for her voice and words has never been stronger.



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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Bright Light Bright Light - Fun City
Alicia Keys - Alicia
Charli XCX - how i'm feeling now
Anjimile - Giver Taker
Gus Dapperton - Orca
Butcher Brown - #KingButch
Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets - Live At The Roundhouse
Osees - Protean Threat
Semisonic - You're Not Alone EP
Cults - Host
Matt Berry - Phantom Birds
Ace Frehley - Origins, Vol. 2
David Bowie - Young Americans [Brick & Mortar Exclusive 2016 Remaster Gold LP]
Brad Mehldau - Suite: April 2020
Nick Cordero - Live Your Life - Live At Feinstein's / 54 Below
Ed Harcourt - Monochrome To Colour
Jealous of the Birds - Peninsula
Ava Max - Heaven & Hell
Lauren Alaina - Getting Over Him EP
Steam Down / Afronaut Zu / Yazmin Lacey - Blue Note Re:imagined - Etcetera / I'll Never Stop Loving You [Limited Edition Vinyl Single]


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#UsedTues Update for 9/15/20

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Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/15/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/15/20!

How to reach us:

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What's New 9-11-20

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Loma Vista

As chaos envelopes the world, Manson penned the perfect prescription. The aptly titled We Are Chaos was written/produced by Manson & Shooter Jennings. Rock & roll icon and painter, Manson continues to infiltrate fashion, film, and music, leaving his fingerprints on modern culture.

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Cooking Vinyl

On this record, Vega revisits familiar songs in her repertoire, as well as some hidden gems. Recorded live at New York’s Café Carlisle (on 14 March last year), Vega’s backed by longtime guitarist, Gerry Leonard, bassist Jeff Allen and keyboardist Jamie Edwards.

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New West

The enduring California rock quintet realign on their fifth full-length and first album since 2014, What Is There. As much as it reflects their journey thus far, it also ushers them into new territory as both musicians and, most importantly, friends. In the end, Delta Spirit not only return, but move forward together.

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Blue Note

The supergroup-Renee Rosnes (piano), Melissa Aldana (tenor sax), Anat Cohen (clarinet), Ingrid Jensen (trumpet), Noriko Ueda (bass), Allison Miller (drums) and Cecile McLorin Salvant (vocals)-conjures a powerful, multi-generational, globe-spanning collective voice. The 9-track project features material composed/arranged by the instrumentalist members that unfurls with a dynamic flow, stunningly eclectic yet entirely cohesive.

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New Release Round-Up 09-11-20

The Flaming Lips - American Head

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American Head is the best and most consistent studio album from The Flaming Lips since the release of their most successful brace of albums The Soft Bulletin and Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots. Similar to those albums, the 13 songs on American Head are classically structured and features the same sonic and production qualities. Kacey Musgraves (a fan who covers “Do You Realize” in her live set) is featured on “God And The Policeman”.



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Marilyn Manson - WE ARE CHAOS - Loma Vista
As chaos envelopes the world, Marilyn Manson penned the perfect prescription. The aptly titled WE ARE CHAOS was written/produced by Manson & Shooter Jennings. Rock & roll icon and painter, Manson continues to infiltrate fashion, film, and music, leaving his fingerprints on modern culture. "Making this record, I had to think to myself: Tame your crazy, stitch your suit, try to pretend that you are not an animal. But I knew that mankind is the worst of them all.

Delta Spirit - What Is There

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The whole story could’ve been written in the stars…  Astrology tells us a “Saturn Return” happens when the planet Saturn revolves back to the same position it held upon our birth. It typically takes almost thirty years. However, in the case of Delta Spirit, it took a little less than fifteen. The enduring California rock quintet—Matthew Logan Vasquez [vocals], Kelly Winrich [multi-instrumentalist, vocals], Will McLaren [guitar], Jon Jameson [bass], and Brandon Young [drums]—realign on their fifth full-length and first album since 2014, What Is There. As much as it reflects their journey thus far, it also ushers them into new territory as both musicians and, most importantly, friends. In the end, Delta Spirit not only return, but move forward together on What Is There.



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Mastodon - Medium Rarities

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Medium Rarities is the first rarities collection from Mastodon covering their entire career. The compilation features one brand new song – “Fallen Torches”. It also includes a bevy of classic covers, soundtrack contributions, instrumentals, B-sides, and live recordings on one complete package for the very first time. Among an eclectic array of covers, the musicians tackle “A Commotion” by Feist, “A Spoonful Weighs A Ton” by The Flaming Lips, “Atlanta” by Butthole Surfers, and “Orion” by Metallica. It also features soundtrack cuts such as “White Walker”[from the Game of Thrones inspired mix tape] and the soundtrack song “Cut You Up With A Linoleum Knife” [Aqua Teen Hunger Force]. Meanwhile, they get under the hood with instrumental versions of “Asleep in the Deep,” “Toe To Toes,” “Jaguar God,” and “Halloween.”   



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Matt Costa - Yellow Coat

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Produced by Alex Newport (Death Cab For Cutie, At The Drive In), Yellow Coat is a masterpiece of heartbreak, equal parts lost Sixties AM hits, folk-pop beauty and dark night of the soul music. Taking inspiration from Van Gogh's Dear Theo along with John Steinbeck's A Life in Letters, and stamped with the honesty and intimacy of something not meant to be heard, yellow coat is the product of Matt Costa penning letters to himself about the end of a relationship that lasted almost a decade.  While Yellow Coat may have started as an album about heartbreak, its sense of sadness, continued hope and perseverance also feels completely universal right now. "My songs have always been something that transcends a feeling into something that is healing," Costa adds. "I hope listeners and fans find these songs as personal and honest as they are to me."



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Elizabeth Cook - Aftermath

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Elizabeth Cook is a Nashville-based singer-songwriter from Wildwood, FL- the New York Times lauds her "a sharp and surprising country singer". A veteran SiriusXM Outlaw Country Radio DJ, Cook has hosted her own show, Apron Strings, for over 10 years. She's also a favorite of David Letterman, the host of an upcoming TV show on Circle Network called Upstream, and a frequent guest star on Adult Swim's long-running hit cartoon series "Squidbillies".



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Chad Lawson - You Finally Knew

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Steinway artist & composer, Chad Lawson's solo work has a relaxed, meditative feel that draws on both the sonorities of classical music and the freeform nature of jazz improv. You Finally Knew, his debut solo piano album for Decca US, was recorded at Abbey Road Studios and features ten pieces he wrote to inspire listeners to take time every day to consciously be still for mental clarity and overall wellness of being.



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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Brothertiger - Paradise Lost
PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love
PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love - Demos
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart [Picture Disc Vinyl Single]
The Pineapple Thief - Versions Of The Truth
Reba McEntire - Rumor Has It: 30th Anniversary Edition
Everything Everything - Re-Animator
Stray Cats - Rocked This Town: From LA To London
Logic - No Pressure
Skillet - Victorious: The Aftermath [Deluxe Edition]
Suzanne Vega - An Evening Of New York Songs And Stories
Artemis - Artemis
Various Artists - Reggae Gold 2020


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#UsedTues Update for 9/8/20

Shop used music and movies at darkside records

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/8/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/8/20!

How to reach us:

Phone: 845-452-8010 
Email: info@darksiderecords.com
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What's New 9-4-20

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New West

On the band’s first album as a paired down trio, their signature psychedelic blues riffs, relentless drums, melodic bass lines and non-linear lyrics are all present. You also have tape loops coinciding with unplugged minimalism. It’s their heaviest album marked by their broadest atmospheres, intimate and pummeling.

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Fire Records

The follow up to 2013's Purgatory/Paradise is an outpouring of modal guitars, reverbed shapes, echoey drums and driving bass set behind Kristen Hersh's well-thumbed notebook of storylines. A ten-song opus of suitably wrought tales set against a wall of sound that's at once calm and ethereal before building into glorious cacophonous crescendos.

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Black River Entertainment

Blending folk intimacy, country grit, and alt-rock muscle, Dandelion is an ode to survival in the face of struggle, a full-throated tribute to the power of hope and the unbreakable bonds of family fueled by raw, honest storytelling and lush, cinematic arrangements, expanding the homespun craftsmanship of the Nashville duo.

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BMG

An extraordinary tribute album to one of rock's great composers, Marc Bolan, AngelHeaded is a collection of major stars (including Elton John, U2, Joan Jett, Nick Cave, and Peaches) reinterpreting and reimagining some of Marc Bolan and T.Rex’s greatest tracks including “Jeepster,” “Bang A Gong (Get It On),” and “Ride A White Swan.”

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Verve

Bach's monumental "Goldberg Variations" stands as a work of unique, brilliant artistry in piano literature. Lang Lang first began exploring the masterpiece 20 years ago, now presenting this album as the outcome of a personal, emotional journey. A new stage in Lang Lang's artistic development, it's a project of a lifetime. Alongside studio recordings is a 1-take from a recital at iconic St Thomas Church.

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Tomplicated Records

Tomplicated Records release the eagerly anticipated second record from 21 year old singer/songwriter Declan McKenna. This 10 song follow up to 2017's What Do You Think About The Car? includes the hit singles “Beautiful Faces,” “The Key To Life On Earth,” “Daniel,” “You're Still A Child,” and latest single “Be An Astronaut”.

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AWAL

With his debut album turning five on 4th September, Rex Orange County has announced that he’ll be releasing his first record on vinyl for the very first time. “I remember being 16, mid-way through my final years of school and feeling like I had a lot I wanted to say,” Rex says of the album. “I didn’t have a strong intention with the release of Bcos, I just felt determined to make something and put it out into the world. But with it came the idea and belief to pursue music as a career.

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What's New 8-28-20

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Blackened Recordings

S&M2 was recorded in San Francisco over two nights in September 2019 with the San Francisco Symphony to commemorate the 20th anniversary of S&M. Features 20 songs from the two-night event, with many Metallica fan favorites and two unique classical songs chosen by San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas.

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ATO Records

The Waterfall II completes The Waterfall, My Morning Jacket's acclaimed 2015 record. Originally intended to be a sprawling triple album, the band were advised to hold back and keep some of it on the shelf. Until now! Frontman Jim James says, "this is simply the second half of a long snapshot of life for me as a writer… and the life of us as a band as we lived and worked.”

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Fantasy

Produced by Shaun Morgan and engineered and mixed by Matt Hyde (Deftones, AFI), their new album Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum, (which translates to “If you want peace, prepare for war”) features Shaun Morgan’s aggressive, highly melodic songwriting, some of the most expressive, politically charged music he’s ever made.

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Capitol

A spectrum of talented artists are featured, on the duo’s newest album, including for the first time, rappers. Appearances from Mick Jenkins, ChannelTres, Amine and slowthai sit comfortably alongside legendary Common; with the inimitable Kelis and powerhouse team, Kehlani and Syd.

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Island

Multi-Platinum, GRAMMY-winning megastar Toni Braxton releases her latest album, Spell My Name, via Island Records August 28th. Includes hit single, "Do It" as well as a new version with Missy Elliot, and fan-favorite "Dance"

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Compass

Molly Tuttle finds solace in revisiting favorite songs from throughout her life in an attempt to “remind myself why I love music.” The result is 10 tracks that cross the musical spectrum and the decades, from FKA Twigs to Cat Stevens, from Rancid to Karen Dalton- all united by Tuttle’s clear, true voice, astonishing range and incredible musicianship

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Tankcrimes

As Mortal makes exceedingly clear though its preposterously fantastic trans-dimensional death metal, 2017’s Blood Offerings was not a blueprint, but a blasting cap; the malicious maelstrom it released was not a squall, but a paradigm-scrambling superstorm. Blood Offerings was Necrot creating an opening into another world, Mortal is them walking through it.

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Rounder

On his sophomore album, Nashville-based artist Ruston Kelly now documents his experience in maintaining sobriety, and finally facing the demons that led him to drug abuse in the first place. But while Kelly recounts that journey with an unvarnished honesty, his grace and conviction as an artist ultimately turn Shape & Destroy into a work of unlikely transcendence.

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BMG

Got To Be Tough is a reminder that through Toots’ creative veins run all the roots and shoots of the Black Diaspora. Blues, soul, RnB, funk, jazz, reggae, African griots – Toots honors, embodies and owns them. Throwing down an authoritative guide: how to survive and thrive among our earth challenges.

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BMG

Bless Your Heart is fueled by “road-forged camaraderie and telepathic musical intensity, vibrantly reflecting the individual and collective experiences of these seven, all drawing inspiration from the band’s symbolic hometown, a place Devon Allman calls ‘the United States of Americana’.”

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Provogue

Ordinary Madness was completed mere days before the US shutdown, its cathartic song-craft and themes of shared troubles couldn't chime better with a period in which our souls and spirits are under fire from tumultuous global events. Trout comes armed with a boundary-exploring new studio album that bring his fans even closer.

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Warner

On PVRIS' highly-anticipated third studio album Use Me, frontwoman, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer Lynn Gunn steps into a new chapter, as she owns her role as PVRIS’ leader and sole architect. The result is 11 pop conjurations of glitchy beat-craft, airy guitars, and spell-binding vocals.

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Blue Note

Grammy award-winning singing sensation Gregory Porter’s 6th studio album, All Rise, is a heart-felt, joyful celebration of the evolution of his art to something even more emphatic, emotive, intimate, and universal. Along with producer Troy Miller (Laura Mvula, Jamie Cullum, Emili Sandé), Gregory takes us higher than ever with this uplifting album.

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Verve

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter J.S. Ondara reveals Folk N Roll Vol 1: Tales of Isolation, a new collection of songs written in direct response to the current global pandemic. The album was composed and produced by Ondara while in lockdown in Minneapolis over the course of a week, and came out of Ondara’s deep need to create as a form of therapy during this incredibly uncertain time.

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Verve

The five-time Grammy-nominee and Blues Hall of Fame inductee releases a new album that features songs primarily popularized by women who were the “bridge she came across on.” From Dinah Washington’s "Drinking Again," Nina Simone’s "I Hold No Grudge," Billie Holiday’s "Strange Fruit," Nancy Wilson’s "Save Your Love For Me" and more, they are all delivered in LaVette’s rich and raspy tone and a touch of the blues.

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New Release Round-Up 09-04-20

All Them Witches - Nothing as the Ideal

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All Them Witches have built a career out of playing music that can not be pigeonholed into one specific genre. Nothing as the Ideal was recorded in Studio 2 at the world famous Abbey Road with the help of longtime mixing engineer Mikey Allred. The history and vibe of that setting laid the groundwork for what was to come. The band’s signature psychedelic blues riffs, relentless drums, melodic bass lines and non-linear lyrics are all present. The resulting album is a thought provoking head banger that is the band’s most cohesive album to date.



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The Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup: Remastered

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Another prized jewel in The Rolling Stones' unmatched catalogue is restored to its full glory. This limited edition Deluxe vinyl box set features the new stereo album mix, sourced from the original session files + Rarities & Alternative mixes including three previously unreleased tracks, Scarlet, All The Rage & Criss Cross. Mastered at half speed by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios, London. Also included is The Brussels Affair, recorded live at the Forest National Arena in October 1973 and pressed on 180g vinyl.

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Josiah Johnson - Every Feeling On A Loop

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On the cusp of releasing his first-ever solo album, Every Feeling On A Loop (ANTI-Records), songwriter Josiah Johnson is aware he wasn’t supposed to be here. Just five years ago when he took a leave of absence from the acclaimed indie-folk band, The Head and the Heart, the question was less where Johnson’s star would take him and more whether his struggles with addiction would end his music career. But then, he wasn’t supposed to be there, either. Prior to co-founding the band, Johnson studied math and computer science in graduate school. But the magic of song led him to an open mic that changed his life. At Seattle’s Conor Byrne Pub, Johnson sparked collaborations with fellow musicians who would eventually form The Head and the Heart. The group’s rise was rapid. They built a loyal fanbase and zigzagged the globe, with sold-out shows at historic venues from The Fillmore to Red Rocks and festival appearances at Coachella and Lollapalooza. Their 2011 self-titled debut went on to receive RIAA Gold certification, followed by 2013’s Let’s Be Still, which landed on Billboard’s Top 10 Albums Chart. On Every Feeling on a Loop, lush musical arrangements and harmonies support Johnson’s baritone crooning. At times, the songs sound like prayers. At others, his exuberance feels like the euphoria he’d always sought, this time hard-earned and wiser. He says he feels like a new person making it, charting his journey out of the dark into the wide awake of the morning, using the magic that was his all along.



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Nocturnus - The Key (Full Dynamic Range Edition)

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One of the first bands to overtly combine death metal with atmospheric keyboards, Nocturnus' debut album introduced more technical and progressive elements into the traditional death metal formula without losing any of the brutality. The audio for this vinyl is taken from the original tapes in Full Dynamic Range, allowing the music's nuances to shine through and giving the album a more immersive and dynamic sound than ever before.



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Zakk Sabbath - Vertigo

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Zakk Sabbath is the Black Sabbath tribute band featuring guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie) and drummer Joey Castillo (Danzig, Queens of the Stone Age), who have been constantly gigging since 2014 with their take on the Birmingham four's early songs. Legendarily recorded in a single day in October 1969, Black Sabbath's self-titled debut was released on a Friday the 13th in 1970, and the world was never the same. "We recorded a live EP and were wondering what we could do next as a cover band, so the 50th album anniversary came just at the right time", explains Blasko regarding Zakk Sabbath's decision to go studio. "Compared to 'Paranoid', which is almost like a best-of record, the bulk of the material on 'Black Sabbath' is deep-cut, really experimental stuff that was never thoroughly explored, so that was a challenge, not to forget that we wanted to meet our own high standards." Describing the DIY process as "very productive," the three respectfully added their own flair to make for a slightly different flavor, also revisiting various live renditions and "extending a solo here or slowing things down because that's what they tended to do on stage." Titled "Vertigo", Zakk Sabbath's ode to the masters won't be available digitally, "to make the release feel authentic to the time when vinyl ruled the earth. It was such a cool time for those of us that grew up during that time. The fan experience with the physical product is irreplaceable with digital and streaming. We wanted to capture that authenticity." The songs were faithfully recorded in the spirit of the original - live in the studio and with a film crew documenting the process - culminating in a new celebration of the greatest heavy metal band of all time and the record that started it all. Gatefold LP incl. Padded inner sleeve and special vinyl mastering, ltd. Yellow Vinyl


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San Cisco - Between You And Me

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Between You And Me is the fourth album by the indie trio San Cisco, from Fremantle in Western Australia, town of sun-baked sandstone and sea breezes. It's an album two years and at least one sadly remembered love affair in the making. Between You and Me finds the childhood friends' open-hearted/ good times chemistry distilled to it's essence. Nearly 10 years since those first EPs, ARIA nominations and early US and UK inroads, San Cisco have made their most painstaking album sound effortless.  

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Various Artists - AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex [2LP]
Declan McKenna - Zeros
Grant-Lee Phillips - Lightning, Show Us Your Stuff
Hardy - A Rock
Aesop Rock - Float
Various Artists - Two Tone - The Albums [8 CD Box Set]
Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac: 1969-1974
Sara Evans - Copy That
Rex Orange County - Bcos U Will Never B Free
Tennessee Jet - The Country
Pop Smoke - Meet The Woo 2
Stryper - Even The Devil Believes
Lang Lang - Bach: Goldberg Variations
Gouge Away - Consider / Wave Of Mutilation [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Vinyl Single]
Throwing Muses - Sun Racket


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Record Store Day Drop #1 this Saturday, Aug 29!

Record Store Day Drop #1 this Saturday, Aug 29!

Since 2008, Record Store Day has grown into the world’s largest single-day music event, shining a light on the culture of the indie record store across the globe. In 2020, that world is different, so Record Store Day will be too. RSD is now scheduled to be celebrated with special, properly distanced release dates on Saturdays: Aug 29, Sept 26 and Oct 24.

😷 RECORD STORE DAY IS SOCIAL DISTANCING! 😷

Record Store Day will look very different this year, but supporting indie record stores may be more important than ever. No one knows what kind of party we'll all be in the mood for, or able to hold safely, at any time this year, in any part of the world. We don't know what sort of rules will be in place, or what sort of gatherings people will be in the mood for this year, so we're focusing on the music and getting the really great titles on the RSD Official List this year into the stores and into your hands, in the most financially and socially responsible way.

We will open at 9am! In the interest of safety for all, we will be operating a socially distanced line: MASK AND SOCIAL DISTANCING (6’ MIN) REQUIRED. We will have a dedicated entrance and exit, with 2 customers from the RSD line allowed in the store at a time to make their purchases. When we reach capacity in-store we will pause the line until some folks exit.

⬇️ RSD DROPS! ⬇️

Shop 100s of exclusive vinyl releases ONLY available at independent record stores! The titles on the RSD 2020 Official List, originally launched on March 5th, will be released at participating record stores on one of these three RSD Drops: August 29th, September 26th, and October 24th. As usual, NO preorders or reservations and one copy per person limit. We will post our menu of available titles before each drop date (join our email list and follow us on social media for first look) We’ll have printed copies here- and encourage you to check off what you’d like and hand it to Darkside staff when at the register to keep things moving smoothly. Join our email list to be FIRST get the menu of available titles! 

⬇️ GIVEAWAYS, FOOD & MORE! ⬇️

There will be separate registers for non-RSD purchases. We will have more fun going on inside and outside of the store including a vinyl record sale, free coffee from The Poughkeepsie Grind, Free Ice Cream courtesy of Ben & Jerrys of Madison Ave in Albany NY from 11-1p (With donation to charity)!

We'll be doing a raffle to raise money for Compassionate Animal Rescue Efforts of Dutchess County - CARE of DC- purchase a raffle ticket in-store or online and you could win one of a few prizes, including Gorillaz exclusive vinyl, SIGNED Taylor Swift CD, and a Metallica Live 4xLP set! 


RSVP here, Sign up for our email list or see our website http://bit.ly/dsrsd for complete details and updates. We appreciate your patience and support and will be doing everything in our power to ensure everyone has a fun, safe time.

See you Aug 29th!

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New Release Round-Up 08-28-20

My Morning Jacket - The Waterfall II

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The Waterfall II completes The Waterfall, My Morning Jacket’s acclaimed 2015 record. Originally intended to be a sprawling triple album, the band were advised to hold back and keep some of it on the shelf. Until now! Frontman Jim James says, "this is simply the second half of a long snapshot of life for me as a writer in the years leading up to 2014, and the life of us as a band as we lived and worked in the epic country in and around Stinson Beach, CA during these recording sessions."

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PVRIS - Use Me

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“I allowed myself to support a narrative I thought I had to support of PVRIS being a band,” Lynn confesses. “I didn’t really have a role model for this. Coming from a ‘band culture,’ it’s about how the group is always greater than the sum of its parts, and you’re not supposed to take credit, even if you do everything. There’s no template or role model for really owning it as a woman. I wanted to make everyone else happy and uphold an image I thought we had to. Growing up, I learned I don’t have to do that anymore. I’m finally allowing myself to take credit. I’ve got the full support and encouragement of my bandmates. PVRIS is a unit and very much a team, but the heart and soul of the vision and music always has sourced from me. I’m just saying it now. I fulfilled my own vision of what a role model should be.” Writing and recording all of 2019, she found the perfect collaborator to bring this to life in JT Daly [K. Flay]. With Lynn writing, cooking up beats, playing guitar, drums, and bass, and singing, he amplified and augmented her vision and versatility in the studio. PVRIS set the foundation for the new era with recent EP, Hallucinations, spawning lead single and title track “Hallucinations,” which clocked 10 million total streams in a few months’ time, as well as fan favorites, “Old Wounds” and “Death of Me.”


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Ondara - Folk N’ Roll Vol. 1: Tales Of Isolation

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Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Ondara, reveals Folk N’ Roll Vol. 1: Tales Of Isolation, a new collection of songs written in direct response to the current global pandemic. The album was composed and produced by Ondara while in lockdown in Minneapolis over the course of a week and came out of Ondara’s deep need to create as a form of therapy during this incredibly uncertain time. FNRV1: Tales of Isolation is the follow up to Ondara’s critically acclaimed 2019 debut Tales of America.

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Colter Wall - Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punch Songs

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From the prairies of Saskatchewan, Canada and recently seen on Austin City Limits, Colter Wall  sings songs of the great West. Heralded by icon Steve Earle and touted as a favorite of celebrity Jason Mamoa, the music of Colter Wall has graced the silver screen many times, in films such as Peanut Butter Falcon, Hell or High Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MO and Deadwood. Characterized by his distinct, gritty baritone, Colter Wall’s career has been marked with critical praise from his breakout EP, Imaginary Appalachia to his debut and sophomore records produced by Dave Cobb. Whether headlining music festivals in Norway, or playing legendary stages like Newport Folk Festival, Colter Wall continues to garner attention from the world. On his third full-length release, fans will hear Colter Wall in the producer’s chair.



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From Ashes to New - Panic

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The third studio album from From Ashes to New. The title track, "Panic," gained over 1.5 million streams and over 1 million video views in a little over a month. The band has also had 3 Top 10 Active Rock Singles and over 225 million streams to date. If there is a central theme on Panic, it's that in order to rise above any obstacles you have to trust in yourself. "Even though you feel voiceless, you're not, but we understand if you feel that way because we feel that way too," frontman Matt Brandyberry explains. As fans have come to expect since the band formed seven years ago, this empowering message is delivered via the band's unique blend of metal, hip-hop, rock and electronica.



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Toni Braxton - Spell My Name

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Multi-Platinum, GRAMMY-winning megastar Toni Braxton releases her latest album, Spell My Name, via Island Records this week. Includes hit single, Do Itas well as a new version with Missy Elliot, and fan-favorite Dance”. Braxton has sold over 67 million records throughout her career over the past three decades.  

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Gregory Porter - All Rise

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Gregory Porter, the world’s best-selling contemporary Jazz/Soul artist with over 3 million worldwide album sales returns with All Rise, his sixth studio album. The album marks a return to Porter’s beloved original songwriting – heart-on-sleeve lyrics imbued with everyday philosophy and real-life detail, set to a stirring mix of jazz, soul, blues and gospel. Produce by Troy Miller (Laura Mvula, Jamie Cullum, Emili Sande), the set also represents the evolution of Porter’s art to something even more emphatic, emotive, intimate, and universal too. After 2017’s Nat King Cole & Me, Porter knew two things: one, he’d bring in an orchestra for his next LP, and two, the music is medicine. In the spirit of that latter revelation, ALL RISE brims with songs about irrepressible love, plus a little protest, because the road to healing is bumpy.  Since his world-beating 2013 Blue Note debut, ‘Liquid Spirit’, which won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album, Gregory hasn't let down his legion of fans, whether collaborating with Disclosure on ‘Holding On’, releasing his dance hit ‘Liquid Spirit – Claptone Remix’ which became one of the most popular tracks in Ibiza, scoring another Grammy for ‘Take Me to the Alley’ (2016), or telling his life story through Cole's songbook. Porter is still surprised by his runaway success, but he has a theory: "I was soothed by my voice as a child and I think that's the same thing others get from it. I'm trying to heal myself with these songs."  Not only has Gregory made chart history by bringing jazz back to the masses, graced the iconic Pyramid Stage and the world’s most prestigious gig venues, performed for the Queen, appeared on the biggest TV shows as well as presented his own series (‘Gregory Porter’s Popular Voices’ on BBC Four), 2019 saw the singer launch and host his own podcast, ‘The Hang’, featuring such distinguished guests as Annie Lennox and Jeff Goldblum.

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Rick Wakeman - The Red Planet

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Rick Wakeman, best known as keyboard player in progressive rock band Yes, releases The Red Planet - a serious return to "Wakeman Prog". Harking back to Wakeman's critically acclaimed 1973 debut The Six Wives of Henry VIII, The Red Planet features eight newly composed pieces based around a central subject matter. Rick's blown the dust off his favorite analog keyboards and along with his latest keys has used the same formula he devised when making his debut album and the equally legendary Criminal Record. Upon being asked about the expectations of his prog fans, that they are hoping he will have shoved the "Prog Fader" up to 11, he replied, "That could be a problem... as it's already at 14!!!"



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Bettye LaVette - Blackbirds

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Blackbirds features songs primarily popularized by women who were the “bridge she came across on.” The album finds Bettye LaVette in top form with powerful renditions of songs that touched her personally. From Dinah Washington’s “Drinking Again,” Nina Simone’s “I Hold No Grudge” and more, they are all delivered in LaVette’s rich & raspy tone. Blackbirds honors LaVette’s heritage as an R&B singer and the women who came before her. LaVette A&R’d and sequenced the record herself – her first true curation.

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Katy Perry - Smile
Metallica - S&M2
Angel Olsen - Whole New Mess
The Avett Brothers - The Third Gleam
Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
Dan Penn - Living On Mercy
Various Artists - AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition White 2LP]
Mac DeMarco - Here Comes The Cowboy Demos
Phish - The Story Of The Ghost
The Pack A.D. - It Was Fun While It Lasted
Seether - Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum
Needtobreathe - Out Of Body
Ruston Kelly - Shape & Destroy
Molly Tuttle - …but i'd rather be with you
Disclosure - ENERGY
The Weeknd - After Hours
Dashboard Confessional - Swiss Army Romance
Jason Mraz - Look For The Good
Ledisi - The Wild Card
TOMORROW X TOGETHER - The Dream Chapter: ETERNITY [Starboard Version]
Kelly Lee Owens - Inner Song

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What's New 8-21-20

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ATO Records

Old 97's return with Twelfth, their aptly titled 12th studio album, recorded this spring in Nashville, Tennessee between a tornado and a pandemic. Twelfth's lead single "Turn Off The TV" might be the unintentional anthem of 2020, celebrating the occasional, necessary need to turn off the TV set and tune out the outside world.

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4AD

The D'Addario brothers return with their third Lemon Twigs album, Songs For The General Public. The prodigiously-talented brothers first emerged in 2016 with their debut LP Do Hollywood, whose show-stopping melodies mined from every era of rock quickly earned fans in Elton John, Questlove, and Jack Antonoff.

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Fueled By Ramen

Celebrating life and purging angst, In Sickness & In Flames finds The Front Bottoms pushing forward with positive and creative energy. Describing their new album, they said: “When we were settling on the title, it meant something completely different to us. We could have never imagined where the world would be just six months later… this album has developed into something of its own that we no longer control the narrative of”.

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Capitol

Sivan’s new six-song concept EP is an infectious plea to set a relationship back on course. “A story that’s still unfolding, this small collection of songs explores an emotional rollercoaster period in my life when the feelings and thoughts were most shockingly fresh,” explains Troye Sivan. Troye recorded five of the EP’s six songs with producer Oscar Görres (The Weeknd, MARINA, Tove Lo).

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New West

An energetic and exhilarating musical rollercoaster ride. Within the first ten minutes the band have already careened through a blitz of post-punk riffing, wastoid gang shouting, a singalong anthem-for-the-disaffected and a Talking Heads-ish funk- rock workout with bits of shimmery synth and lo-fi slide guitar riffing thrown in for good measure.

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Island

The Killers' highly anticipated sixth studio album. Produced by the band with Shawn Everett & Jonathan Rado of Foxygen, the album features a brilliant array of collaborators, a first for the band who typically keep guest spots to a minimum. With Lindsey Buckingham, k.d. lang, Weyes Blood, Adam Granduciel (War On Drugs), Blake Mills and Lucius.

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Cooking Vinyl

One of the most creative, loved and literate bands of the last four decades return this summer with their 14th studio album Good Luck, Seeker. Standout track is the seven-minute mash-up manifesto “My Wanderings In The Weary Land”. Is it psychedelic soul? Is it trance? Is it punk?

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Mono Mundo Recordings

The genre-bending, multi-platinum selling Mavericks are changing the game once again with the release of their first-ever Latin format album En Español. Produced by the band's longtime creative partner Niko Bolas (Neil Young, Prince, Sheryl Crow), En Español features a compelling mix of standards and Spanish-language originals in signature Mavericks style.

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Sub Pop

Sugaregg roars from the speakers and jumpstarts both heart and mind. Like My Bloody Valentine after three double espressos, opener “Add It On” zooms heavenward within seconds, epitomizing the band’s newfound clarity of purpose, while the bass-driven melodies and propulsive beats of “Where to Start” and “Let You” are the musical equivalents of the sun piercing through a perpetually cloudy sky.

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Concord

A collection of sonic mantras to live by, Source is a deeply personal offering in which Garcia maps cartographies around the coordinate points of her identity, her family histories, grief, afro-diasporic connections and collectivism. It's about a realization of personal and collective power: the evolution of the saxophonist’s values as she re-connects with herself, her roots and her community.

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Hardly Art

Burning deep in Girl Friday's music is an unquenchable will to survive. They don't blunt the impact of the themes they work through in their ferocious, knotty rock songs, but they don't let the more harrowing aspects of being alive and young in the 21st century daunt them, either. Dystopian shades of post-punk and noise rock abound alongside abundant optimism on this arresting debut album.

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Crows Feet Records

After a serious bout with COVID-19, JD’s making it his mission to bring joy and understanding through music. The album, according to Simo, holds, “a sentiment I hope we all can relate to. I try really hard to grow and account for the things about myself I want to change. In the same breath, I see how I fall short. There’s no harm in that unless you don’t keep trying.”

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#UsedTues Update for 8/18/20

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What's New 8-14-20

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Cooking Vinyl

On Nashville Tears, Rumer immerses herself in the catalog of Hugh Prestwood, a songwriter whose name is spoken with reverence by his colleagues. An album to savor, Nashville Tears collects fifteen of Prestwood’s finest songs, many never recorded until now, revealing truths of the heart, both intimate and universal, realistic and romantic.

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Cooking Vinyl

Have You… fuses elements of hip-hop, R&B, funk, soul, and rock ‘n roll into an incendiary synthesis all its own.Inspired by socio-political albums coming from black America in the late 1960s and into the 70s, the album sees Negrito exploring the struggle and complexities of mental health issues while continuing his lyrical examination of America’s increasingly broken social and political affairs.

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#UsedTues Update for 8/11/20

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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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

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Rick Wakeman - Indie Retail

Rick Wakeman - Indie Retail

On August 28th, Rick Wakeman returns with his new album The Red Planet and he has a very special message about supporting Indie Record Stores.  Pre-Order your copy now on 2LP or CD 


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What's New 8-7-20

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Republic

Dreamland marks the first album from the Oxford quartet since drummer Joe Seaward was severely injured in 2018 riding his bike in Dublin. “The idea for this album came at a time of confusion and uncertainty,” frontman Dave Bayley explains. “My best friend was in the hospital. I didn’t know if he’d make it. The future was damn scary and completely unknown.”

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“Deep Purple is putting the Deep back into Purple” was the half-joking motto in the studio after the first songs made it clear that the band and three-time collaborator/producer Bob Ezrin were on their path to creating an album pushing the boundaries of time, while voicing their resentment about the current situation of the world and addressing all generations.

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Sub Pop

Brighter, more robust sounds made their way into the songs of Purple Noon and mark a new chapter for Ernest Greene as a producer and songwriter. The vocals are front and center, tempos are slower, beats bolder, and there’s a more comprehensive depth of dynamics. One can hear the luxuriousness of Sade, the sonic bombast of Phil Collins, and the lush atmosphere of the great Balearic beat classics.

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J&R Adventures

To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of his debut album, A New Day Yesterday, Bonamassa is releasing a newly re-mixed and re-recorded version. Joe re-sang all the vocals over and played new guitar tracks on some songs. Includes 3 bonus tracks written by Stevie Van Zandt and Joe which were demos from the 90's that never made it on to any records. Never heard before vintage Joe!

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Ninja Tune

Grammy-nominated duo Odesza and acclaimed Australian producer Golden Features have come together to form the powerhouse group Bronson. The self-titled album pushes the soundscapes of their previous projects to explore the darker edges of dance music, something reflective of the duality of lightness and darkness in the human condition. Featuring heavyweight collaborations from lau.ra of Ultraista, Gallant, and Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs.

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#UsedTues Update for 8/4/20

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What's New 7-31-20

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UMe

Flaming Pie is the 13th release in the Paul McCartney Archive Collection, personally supervised by McCartney and remastered at Abbey Road Studios. Originally released in 1997, the critically acclaimed & universally beloved solo album was produced by Paul, Jeff Lynne, and George Martin, featuring a supporting cast of family and friends including Ringo Starr, Steve Miller, Linda McCartney, and son James.

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Partisan

Barely a year after the release of their acclaimed debut album Dogrel, Fontaines DC have returned with an intensely confident, patient, and complex sophomore album. A Hero's Death arrives battered and bruised, albeit beautiful - a heady and philosophical take on the modern world, and its great uncertainty.

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After undergoing open heart surgery that saved his life, Crockett says he considered calming down for “just a minute.” Welcome to Hard Times was shaped by his heart issues and producer Mark Neill’s desire to make a dark, gothic, country record. “I think you can hear that deep, dark sadness in this record,” he says, “but I think it’s the kind of darkness that will uplift others.”

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Cooking Vinyl

The groundbreaking British band’s eighth studio album and first new album in nearly three decades sees the band returning to the fray as relevant and original as ever before, fueled by their innovative sonic approach of distinct, desperate wall of sound, melding haunting melodies and driving rhythms with ambition, aggression, and subversive lyrical power.

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Ipecac Recordings

The third solo album from the Chilean-American multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, who is a founding member of several bands, including the alternative rock group Eleven, and has been involved with acts such as Queens of the Stone Age, Them Crooked Vultures, PJ Harvey, Chris Cornell, Arctic Monkeys, and Mark Lanegan, both as a musician and as a producer.

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My Morning Jacket - Indie Retail

My Morning Jacket - Indie Retail

My Morning Jacket’s new album (and first in 5 years), The Waterfall II, arrives August 28th and Jim James has a great message about how you can find your copy right here at an Indie Record Store.

Pre-Order your copy now on Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Merlot Wave LPLimited Edition Deluxe Orange/Green Splash LPClear LP or CD 


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#UsedTues Update for 7/28/20

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What's New 7-24-20

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Matador

A decade after debuting on Matador, Spoon's first album Telephono and follow-up EP Soft Effects have been brought back into print by Merge, reminding us that while the band's taut rhythms, spiky guitars, and jaded urbanity have always been with them, the starkly gestural rock they perfected on later efforts was only attained by a gradual paring away of excesses.

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Republic

Pop Smoke's legacy continues with posthumous debut album, Shoot For The Stars.... Features include Quavo, 50 Cent, Roddy Ricch, Lil Baby & more. True to the intentions of showing the breadth of his artistry on "Got It On Me", fans will discover a new side of Pop Smoke, stepping outside of the Brooklyn drill sound that he brought on a global scale.

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Last Gang

Mondo Cozmo does not regret putting his fist through that window while crafting his second LP. In the aftermath, he learned how to “Say no,” departed amicably from the major label system, “taped a fucking pick to his cast” in order to play guitar, lost feeling in the aforementioned hand for two years, and wrote the rock ‘n’ roll record he always meant to write.

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Somewhat Damages/AWAL

While they have sonically mastered the art of dreamy, hook-laden synth-pop, The Naked and Famous have stuck to their guns as far as intimate storytelling. Recover is largely an autobiographical record rooted in a powerful sentiment of survival, and of the very human process of self-preservation - of saving, choosing and celebrating oneself in a world constantly trying to put us down.

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#UsedTues Update for 7/21/20

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What's New 7-17-20

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XL Recordings

Produced over the course of two years, Yaeji started writing with no specific narrative in mind. Through that freedom, melded in cozy and laidback production, the album spans a wide range of sounds, including the Korean indie rock and electronica that she listened to as a teenager in Seoul, and late ’90s and early 2000s hip hop and R&B she grew up listening to.

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XL Recordings

Since breaking through with her first two Eps, Arca’s created an unprecedented body of work drawing from club music, experimental noise, and the ballad tradition of her native Venezuela, while reaching beyond music to encompass performance, visual art, and technology. For KiCk i, Arca pursues pleasure, dignity, and dance floor liberation by refracting club music, reggaeton, and pop through her radical vision.

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Rough Trade

After a legendary career as the enigmatic frontman for Pulp, and a successful run of solo albums and collaborations, Jarvis Cocker debuts his first new full length album since 2009 with musical project JARV IS... an ongoing live experience because life is an ongoing live experience. This is not a live album. It's an alive album.

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Epic

In a departure from the nuanced introspection of her previous work, Fetch the Bolt Cutters is Fiona Apple’s fifth studio album and her first in eight years since 2012’s The Idler Wheel. It’s the sound of a woman freeing herself from the constraints of form, expectation, and establishment — burning everything down to make a profoundly singular work unlike anything that’s ever existed.

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Red Bull Records

Known for their stellar synth-pop melodies, and relatable lyrics about love, loss and everything in-between, pop quartet The Aces have gained worldwide popularity since their 2018 debut album, When My Heart Felt Volcanic. They describe the new record as a "whole new chapter" for them –– an "an exploration" that deepens their previously established feel-good sound.

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Capitol

The intimate collection of songs featured on Manos’ debut EP has been described as raw and deeply personal. The artist explained, “If it feels like looking in on something private, it is”. The New York Times called “Tennessee,” first single, “An electronic lament, Auto-Tuned and steeped in James Blake and Frank Ocean.”

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New West Records

While the Gentlemen’s sound is clearly steeped in the classic roots, rock and pop music of the ‘60s and ‘70s, there’s a dreamy, spacey, and occasionally progressive element. Add in elements of funk, soul, country, r&b, southern rock, gospel and you have more than just a mere album. Rather, Floor It!!! is a rich and righteous ride.

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4AD

While on a surface level, Species is an exploration of the sonic possibilities of the Farfisa organ, aided only by a clarinet and double bass, it’s a nod to both humanity and humility. It’s also about suspended time and trance; not just a steady movement from A to B, but as something that flows, meanders and eddies, like water.

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Blue Note

The session for Just Coolin’ (March 8, 1959) finds The Jazz Messengers’ saxophone chair in transition. The band had last recorded in October 1958 when they cemented their place in jazz history with the classic album Moanin’ featuring Benny Golson on tenor saxophone. By July 1959, Blakey had recruited tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter who would remain a fixture of the band until 1964.

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Columbia

Gaslighter (produced by Fun.’s Jack Antonoff) is the brilliant new album from the superstars, renegades, innovators, heroes, villains, and moms that have grown from a band into a cultural phenomenon. It’s their first new album since 2006's Taking the Long Way, which won five Grammy Awards including "Album of the Year," "Record of the Year," and "Song of the Year."

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#UsedTues Update for 7/14/20

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What's New 7-10-20

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Loma Vista

The new album, produced by Sturgill Simpson, commits her sky-high and scorching rock-and-roll show to record for the very first time. Whether she’s singing of motherhood or the mythologies of stardom, Nashville gentrification or the national healthcare crisis, relationships or growing pains, she’s crafted a collection of music that invites people to listen closer than ever before.

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Normaltown Records

Written over the course of a decade in which the Athens, Georgia-based duo was primarily known for their own respective projects, the songs here represent something of a look behind the curtain, a captivating series of musical journal entries that reveal the evolution of a relationship in all its messy, honest, imperfect beauty.

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Goldstar Recordings

The fourth album by Nashville-based self-described “sunshine pop” band. This twelve-song-set is their boldest work to date, breaking sonic barriers while maintaining lush melodies and artistic influences. Musically adjacent to successful pop artists from the 1960s and 70s like The Beach Boys, Turtles, Association, Grass Roots.

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Rounder

In a departure from the nuanced introspection of her previous work, World On the Ground unfolds as a finely wrought collection of stories from her hometown of Wimberley, Texas (population: 2,626), presenting a series of character sketches nearly novelistic in emotional scope. Jarosz reveals her remarkable gift for slipping into the inner lives of others and patiently uncovering so much indelible insight.

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What's New 7-3-20

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Legacy

Premiering 11 new studio performances and featuring original artwork created by his son Micah, First Rose Of Spring finds Willie working again with longtime friend and producer Buddy Cannon. Alongside new tunes, Willie pays musical tribute to a variety of pop and country songwriters and performers, including Toby Keith, Billy Joe Shaver and Pete Graves.

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The Reverberation Appreciation Society

Interloper sees the band adding new layers to their lush and mesmerizing songwriting style while expanding on their most esoteric and thought-provoking themes. Holy Wave weaves together a contemplative tapestry that can serve as a road map for the diffident, a soundtrack to self-realization, or simply an invitation to escape.

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Hidden Beach

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Grammy-award, multi-platinum artist Jill Scott's debut album, Who Is Jill Scott?. Limited Edition double LP pressed on blue vinyl. Jilly from Philly channels the feisty funk of Betty Davis’ “Nasty Gal” and the soft-lensed romance of Minnie Riperton’s “Perfect Angel.”

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#UsedTues Update for 6/30/20

Shop used music and movies at darkside records

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/30/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/30/20!

How to reach us:

Phone: 845-452-8010 
Email: info@darksiderecords.com
Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

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What's New 6-26-20

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Columbia

Haim regularly push themselves out of their comfort zones, experimenting with glitchy electronics, slatherings of sax, and dubby syncopation (“Another Try”, which feels like a sparkier sibling to Lana Del Rey’s cover of Sublime’s ‘Doin’ Time’). Between all of the new, though, the sisters are still experts at deploying irresistible rock, like the rousing, shout-a-long brilliance of “The Steps.”

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Loma Vista

Grey Daze, Chester Bennington’s pre-Linkin Park outfit, had just reformed before the untimely death of Bennington in 2017. Amends feature’s remastered vocals from one of rock’s most recognizable voices. It’s an origin story and a deeply intimate full circle moment among friends and fans. Featuring multiple guests from contemporaries such as Korn, Helmet, Bush, and Breaking Benjamin.

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New West

Corb Lund embraces his rich and rustic western heritage with a style that’s unique, honest and resolute, while touching on a range of cowboy themes — from rough-and-tumble tales of lawless frontier saloons, to the somber realities of running a modern family ranch. It’s a classic sound with a twist, something of a rarity these days, but one that evokes the spirit of the American West, past and present.

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RCA

Monovision is Grammy Award-winning artist Ray LaMontagne’s eighth studio album. The 10 new tracks see Ray not only writing and producing but also add on duties of engineering as well as performing all the instrument. The guitar-driven single, “Strong Enough,” features Ray’s signature raspy vocals his fans have come to love.

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Roc Nation

The legendary dancehall singer’s 13th studio album - his first since Grammy-winning Before the Dawn in 2010. Banton says of the album, “[it] comprises 20 tracks. Why? Because it’s 2020... 2020 has a deeper understanding in my mind. It resonates with a clear vision and seeing things for what it is. After a 10-year absence, we try to give the people some music for that missing time.“

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Sumerian

Like A House On Fire is an album that shows the group's continuity of a more straight forward and melodic hard rock sound, as established on their previous self-titled fifth album, while also shifting into different genres. It’s also yet another Asking Alexandria album that will divide opinion. And, once again, the band themselves are unlikely to care.

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Blue Note

Color of Noize reflects a melting pot of influence and experience with jazz flow, hip-hop groove, soulful depth, spiritual uplift, and creative fire — but the concept is best described in more abstract terms. As Hodge lays it out, “It’s the contrast, it’s the beauty, it’s the chaos, it’s the freedom — all of that.”

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#UsedTues Update for 6/23/20

Shop used music and movies at darkside records

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/23/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/23/20!

How to reach us:

Phone: 845-452-8010 
Email: info@darksiderecords.com
Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

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What's New 6-19-20

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Secret City

Although the album directs itself at the failures of people to love and be loved, it also seeks to restore justice and attain blissful union. Its arc crests through the dark towards the light and learns how to dance with the dizzying rhythms of the heart. The songs bubble, sustain, dissolve, expand, retract.

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Ocean Alley

Guitarists Mitch Galbraith says of the new album, “It’s pushing forward into the unknown.” An unknown that consists of 70's guitar rock, country and western, old school funk and synth-heavy new wave to create a deeply contemplative and atmospheric odyssey reminiscent of music legends including Fleetwood Mac, Dire Straits and Pink Floyd.

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Capitol Records

One of the most important musical influences of the 20th century, Peggy Lee wrote over 200 songs, recorded over 1,100 masters, and had over 100 chart hits throughout her seven-decade career. As a salute to the music legend, and celebrating her landmark 100th birthday, comes a brand new career-spanning collection, Ultimate Peggy Lee.

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What's New 6-12-20

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Blue Note

Ambrose Akinmusire follows his acclaimed, genre-busting best-of-2018 manifesto Origami Harvest with another visionary statement on his new album on the tender spot of every calloused moment, which finds the trumpeter examining blackness on an uncompromising set of modern jazz laced with a heavy feeling of the blues.

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Blue Note

Growing out of Jones’ acclaimed singles series, the unreleased songs unexpectedly congealed into an album of tremendous depth and beauty. Featuring a range of collaborators from Brian Blade to Jeff Tweedy, Pick Me Up Off The Floor is connected by the sly groove of her piano trios, lyrics that confront loss and portend hope, and a mood that leans into darkness before ultimately finding the light.

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Island Records

The highly anticipated new album, which marks his return to creating music after a four year hiatus from his previous album Phase, was self-produced with additional production by Jacknife Lee, James Flannigan and Brett Cox. The album compiles all four individual volumes of Love, Death & Dancing, kicking off with lead single "Time."

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New West

Hailed as an “Americana prodigy” by Rolling Stone and one of the “teenagers shaping pop” by The New Yorker, Brue has always been an artist seemingly wise beyond his years. But on Crash Test Kid he often gets at the heart of a matter or melody with just a simple but insightful turn of phrase or cleverly-picked guitar.

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Darkside Records COVID-19 Response

Darkside Records COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 UPDATE - June 8, 2020

In coordination and compliance with the NYS PAUSE reopening guidelines, Darkside Records located at 611 Dutchess Tpk in Poughkeepsie NY will be reopening to the public June 12th, 2020! 

You’re doing great, Hudson Valley. After two-months of “NYS on Pause” the state’s mandatory stay-at-home initiative to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, we are happy to announce that Darkside Records will be re-opening it’s doors Friday, June 12 for in-store shopping! We will be open daily from 10a-6pm.

Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Orders, Phase 2 allows a wide range of businesses to reopen, including many professional services, hair salons, retail, real estate and outdoor dining beginning June 9 in the Mid-Hudson Region. In compliance with those safety regulations, we will resume in-store shopping, and ask that any customers abide by the following rules:

- Wear a face mask (we sell reusable masks or a mask can be provided)
- Wash or Sanitize Hands (upon entry, hand sanitizer located by front door)
- Remain 6’ Apart (and follow proper social distancing guidelines)

Reopening June 12. Curbside pickup and free shipping available at darkside records

Darkside Records will continue to take precautionary steps to ensure the safety of all our staff and customers including regular cleaning & disinfecting & cleaning as well as wiping down all surfaces, fixtures, counters, and product in our best effort to combat this virus. Our staff has been advised to wear facemasks, wash hands frequently and to remain away from our premises if feeling any symptoms for extra precaution. We’ve also hired professional cleaners for weekly cleaning and disinfecting.

Darkside will continue to offer free contactless curbside pickup as well as free US shipping on all orders over $35. Place an order via phone (845-452-8010), via our website, discogs page, Virtual Shopper (a personal shopping experience live via Instagram Video or Facetime). Private shopping appointments can be made for high-risk or immuno-compromised shoppers. Additionally ⁣If you have records you’d like to sell, we will still be doing buying- please call us to make an appointment. ⁣

We are monitoring the coronavirus pandemic very closely, including updates released by both the CDC and the NYS Dept of Health, and will be making the appropriate changes and taking action wherever necessary. You can reach us anytime directly with comments, concerns, updates or to place orders at 845-452-8010, info@darksiderecords.com, or via our social media pages.⁣ 

See more information on New York Forward here.
See more information on cornavirus safety via the CDC

See previous responses after the jump. 

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What's New

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Capitol

In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Frank Sinatra's Nice 'n' Easy, the album will be remastered and released on June 5th. Features the original 12 tracks like "The Nearness of You", as well as full sessions of "I've Got A Crush on You" and "Nice 'n' Easy" that include previously unreleased alternate takes and reveals Sinatra studio chatter.

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ATO

For years, Trixie Mattel has broken boundaries not only for drag performers in the music world but also for LGBTQ+ artists in the genres of country, folk and Americana. Barbara is laid out to reflect a vintage, plugged-in late 60s/early 70s vibe. It hearkens back to the introspective folk that took Trixie to the top of the charts (for her second album One Stone) with quieter country-tinged songs.

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Sub Pop

After years spent looking out at landscapes and loved ones and an increasingly unstable world, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever have turned their gaze inward, to their individual pasts and the places that inform them, on their second full-length, Sideways to New Italy.

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Island Records

Sports Team, a band of six singular characters who have been variously described as one of the most raucous, electrifying and chaotic acts in the UK release their debut album Deep Down Happy. The highly anticipated record, is their first release on the legendary Island Records label.

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The Record Store Day 2020 Drops lists are live!

The Record Store Day 2020 Drops lists are live!

This year's RSD is a little different- to ensure safety & social distancing the original vinyl releases will be spread out over the three “RSD Drops”- August 29, Sept 26 & Oct 24. Each day will have it's own exclusive titles- see the list for all three days below!


download pdf record store day 2020 list record store day 2020 list website

RSVP to our facebook event for updates, details and more!

See some highlights after the jump!

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Win a mac miller vinyl prize pack!

Win a mac miller vinyl prize pack!

Its a curbside contest! Mac Miller’s “Circles” comes out on clear double vinyl Friday, May 29. We’re got a Mac pack that includes exclusive t-shirt and vinyl test press of the album(!) for one lucky winner- and all you gotta do is preorder the album and pick it up curbside at our store! AND to make it a little extra, anyone who preordered or bought a copy of the CD (which came out 3/6) also qualifies!⁣

Preorder the album to enter! Winners will be chosen live on facebook Monday, June 1st during our #usedtuesforyous previews livestream. ⁣

And the usual fine print blahdie blahs: Prize must be picked up at door within 14 days of being awarded. Winner will be contacted to make sure they can pick it up locally- if not, another will be chosen. No cash value, no substitutions, no shipping, don’t be a jerk.

So get clickin and win some rare vinyl!

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#UsedTues Update for 5/19/20

Shop used music and movies at darkside records

Hey Internet- In response to being shutdown to all you beautiful people browsing our bins for the time being, we decided to put together a site that you could browse all of our Used Vinyl, Used CD's, DVD, BluRay, Cassettes & Vintage Apparel. It's not super fancy, and most items don't have images, but rest assured, they've been vetted by us and it's the same inventory you're used to in our bins. If you're wondering about CD's, we're only including #UsedTues & select Genre's of CD's for now due to system limitations, but we're working to bringing it all to you. Have a look around, purchase right on the website, choose free shipping, and give us any feedback you have- we want to make this the best experience we can for you. Feel free to reach out for more info or with questions about product on the site. A huge thanks to all of you in these times for the support and we hope you're safe and healthy so we can see you in the bins again soon.  -Justin

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/19/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/19/20!

How to reach us:

Phone: 845-452-8010 
Email: info@darksiderecords.com
Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

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Vinyl Stimulus Sale this weekend!

Vinyl Stimulus Sale this weekend!

Vinyl Stimulus Sale this weekend! 💸

Feeling federally stimulated? A certain check burning a hole in your pocket? This weekend only May 15-17, shop over 1,000 select new rock vinyl records, all 30% off on our website! ⁣⁣

No codes needed, no tricks, just deals- head over to our Used Online Shop (we know, it needs a new name) to get clickin’ and spinnin’. Hurry, all items first come, first serve and sale ends at 11:59pm Sunday.

CLICK HERE TO SHOP!

Plus get 𝘍𝘙𝘌𝘌 𝘜𝘚 𝘚𝘏𝘐𝘗𝘗𝘐𝘕𝘎 on all orders over $25! ⁣

vinyl stimulus sale this weekend on select new records at darkside records poughkeepsie ny

#sale #vinyl #records #recordstore #shoplocal #shopsmall #deals #recordsale #vinylsale

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#UsedTues Update for 5/12/20

Shop used music and movies at darkside records

Hey Internet- In response to being shutdown to all you beautiful people browsing our bins for the time being, we decided to put together a site that you could browse all of our Used Vinyl, Used CD's, DVD, BluRay, Cassettes & Vintage Apparel. It's not super fancy, and most items don't have images, but rest assured, they've been vetted by us and it's the same inventory you're used to in our bins. If you're wondering about CD's, we're only including #UsedTues & select Genre's of CD's for now due to system limitations, but we're working to bringing it all to you. Have a look around, purchase right on the website, choose free shipping, and give us any feedback you have- we want to make this the best experience we can for you. Feel free to reach out for more info or with questions about product on the site. A huge thanks to all of you in these times for the support and we hope you're safe and healthy so we can see you in the bins again soon.  -Justin

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/11/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/11/20!

How to reach us:

Phone: 845-452-8010 
Email: info@darksiderecords.com
Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

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Introducing Darkside Daily Deals!

Introducing Darkside Daily Deals!

Introducing Darkside Daily Deals- a crazy good sale on one item, every weekday at Darkside Records!

Every weekday at 2pm we’re going to drop one item in our used online store at an insane discount! But hurry, they only last for 24 hours or until they're gone. ⁣First come, first serve; and still get our free US shipping on orders over $25. Check back every day for a new deal!

Get yours: http://bit.ly/ds-ddd ⁣

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(Re-)Sign up for our new loyalty program!

(Re-)Sign up for our new loyalty program!

We are happy to announce we are rolling out a new, expanded DARKSIDE LOYALTY points program!

For the past few years, we've been offering a loyalty program as a way for you to earn points with every purchase that you can redeem for discounts and free stuff! We just rolled out a new loyalty program that gives you the all the same perks plus a whole bunch of new awesome integrated features, and saves us a bunch of money! It's win win!

Existing members don't lose their points (you just need to re-sign up). For those of you who have been members of our loyalty program- Thank you! If you're just learning about our loyalty program- well hey, you're invited to join!

The basics of our loyalty program won't change- sign up and earn points for your purchases that can be redeemed for discounts, prizes, and free goodies! Not just that, on your birthday you get an email coupon for 25% off (redeemable for one week upon receipt of email), plus you will also be included in special promotions and giveaways. Plus now you can check your points & account info and use them for purchases in our used.darksiderecords.com online store! 

Rewards not available on purchases done in our main webstore (darksiderecords.com) please contact us. Points/rewards not available on any affiliate sites (depop, discogs, amazon, etc).

Here's what you can earn:

    50 points - Free Disc Repair
    100 points - Free 4 oz bottle of Darkside Super Wash
    150 points - Free Darkside Reuseable Tote Bag
    200 points - 10% Off Your Purchase
    300 points - Free Darkside T-Shirt of your choice
    400 points - $20 off one purchase
    500 points - Free Darkside Hoodie
    750 points - $50 off one purchase
    1000 points - $100 off any Turtable of your choice


How to (re-)Sign Up

Re-signing up is Easy! (re-)Signing up for our loyalty program is easy and takes less than five minutes. Go to darkside.getreup.com to get started and click on for detailed instructions!

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A NOTE ABOUT RECORD STORE DAY 2020

A NOTE ABOUT RECORD STORE DAY 2020

Due to the current circumstances RSD 2020 has once again had to adapt and here is the latest information from Record Store Day:

Since 2008, Record Store Day has grown into the world’s largest single-day music event, shining a light on the culture of the indie record store across the globe. In 2020, that world is different, so Record Store Day will be too. RSD is now scheduled to be celebrated with special, properly distanced release dates on Saturdays in August, September and October.


Record Store Day will look very different this year, but supporting indie record stores may be more important than ever. We don't know what sort of rules will be in place, or what sort of gatherings people will be in the mood for this year, so we're focusing on the music and getting the really great titles on the RSD Official List this year into the stores and into your hands, in the most financially and socially responsible way.

The titles on the RSD 2020 Official List, launched on March 5th, will be released at participating record stores on one of these three RSD Drops: August 29th, September 26th, and October 24th.   The new version of The List, with newly assigned RSD Drops dates will launch on June 1 so check back here for a look at when you'll be able to pick up the titles on your RSD 2020 wishlist at your local record store. 

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#UsedTues Update for 4/21/20

Shop used music and movies at darkside records

Hey Internet- In response to being shutdown to all you beautiful people browsing our bins for the time being, we decided to put together a site that you could browse all of our Used Vinyl, Used CD's, DVD, BluRay, Cassettes & Vintage Apparel. It's not super fancy, and most items don't have images, but rest assured, they've been vetted by us and it's the same inventory you're used to in our bins. If you're wondering about CD's, we're only including #UsedTues & select Genre's of CD's for now due to system limitations, but we're working to bringing it all to you. Have a look around, purchase right on the website, choose free shipping, and give us any feedback you have- we want to make this the best experience we can for you. Feel free to reach out for more info or with questions about product on the site. A huge thanks to all of you in these times for the support and we hope you're safe and healthy so we can see you in the bins again soon.  -Justin

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/21/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/21/20!

How to reach us:

Phone: 845-452-8010 
Email: info@darksiderecords.com
Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

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Record Store Days of the past weekend sale!

Record Store Days of the past weekend sale!

So as we’re here on the Record Store Day weekend that should have been, we thought we’d still take time to celebrate with a sale on all past RSD titles!

Take 60% off and get FREE SHIPPING on whatever we still have in stock- head on over to our used site to see & shop everything that’s here, including great titles from Tenacious D, Beck, NAS, Insane Clown Posse and many more. ⁣

Shop now: http://bit.ly/ds-rsdsale 

Then join us here June 20 at 9am for Record Store Day 2020 at Darkside Records, with food, live music, beers, free coffee, giveaways and a whole new batch of exclusive releases. See you then!

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#UsedTues Update for 4/14/20

Shop used music and movies at darkside records

Hey Internet- In response to being shutdown to all you beautiful people browsing our bins for the time being, we decided to put together a site that you could browse all of our Used Vinyl, Used CD's, DVD, BluRay, Cassettes & Vintage Apparel. It's not super fancy, and most items don't have images, but rest assured, they've been vetted by us and it's the same inventory you're used to in our bins. If you're wondering about CD's, we're only including #UsedTues & select Genre's of CD's for now due to system limitations, but we're working to bringing it all to you. Have a look around, purchase right on the website, choose free shipping, and give us any feedback you have- we want to make this the best experience we can for you. Feel free to reach out for more info or with questions about product on the site. A huge thanks to all of you in these times for the support and we hope you're safe and healthy so we can see you in the bins again soon.  -Justin

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/14/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/14/20!

How to reach us:

Phone: 845-452-8010 
Email: info@darksiderecords.com
Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

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New Turntable/Speaker Sale this weekend!

New Turntable/Speaker Sale this weekend!

Looking to upgrade your home audio setup or take the plunge on a new turntable bundle? This weekend, April 10-12 we are holding a sale on all new turntables and newturntable bundles at Darkside Records! 

- Buy any new turntable & Get $20 Gift Card + Free Record Brush -
 - Buy any new turntable bundle & Get $30 Gift Card + Free Record Brush -

The sale applies to our entire inventory of new turntables, including:

- Audio Technica LP60X
- Audio Technica LP60BT Bluetooth 
- Audio Technica LPW40WN
- Project Debut Carbon DC
- Rega P1, P1 Plus or P2 
- Crosley Cruisers

Or any of our #darksidevinylstarterkit bundles, pairing any one of the turntables listed above with a set of Kanto YU2/YU4/YU6 or Edifier D1280DB Speakers! 

It's three days of great savings. For more information, pricing or to place an order, you can call 845-452-8010, email us, DM us on facebook / instagram. No shipping on this one- but we are offering options including free local delivery (within 20 mi) on any of these orders, contact us for details. 

and now, the usual fine print: New and in-stock turntables and speakers only. Orders must be placed by 6pm EST April 12, 2020 to qualify. No Shipping. 

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Vinyl Nation online screening April 18-19!

Vinyl Nation online screening April 18-19!

Wanna help support independent record stores, and be a part of a special online screening of a documentary? Join us for a special online screening of the new Vinyl Nation documentary on April 18-19! 100% of the profit from ticket sales will go directly to support our independent record store.

Get access here: https://bit.ly/ds-vinylnation

The unique link above gets you into the online screening will be available starting 12 midnight Eastern Sat. April 18 until 11:59 PM Pacific Sun. April 19, and helps raise money for record stores like us affected by the #Covid19 pandemic. Vinyl Nation will email ticket purchasers directly via Brown Paper Tickets with the screening URL and password on Fri. April 17. You will need to enter the name and email used at time of ticket purchase along with the password to enter the online screening.


Vinyl Nation - Official Trailer from Christopher Boone on Vimeo.


If you have any questions about the screening, you can DM us or email Vinyl Nation directly at rsd2020screening@vinylnationfilm.com And be sure to come back out June 20th for Record Store Day 2020 at Darkside Records for exclusive releases, food, tunes, giveaways and much more.

Thank you in advance for your support!!

Can't wait to see you in the bins again,
Darkside Records

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Support us on Patreon!

Support us on Patreon!

Hey Internet,

Darkside Records is proud to be a safe, welcoming space for anyone to experience the joy of music since 2011. We love connecting with you via live events, (often ridiculous) livestreams and content, as well as being able to offer the Hudson Valley's largest selection of new & used music, movies, hifi, games and more.

Our storefront is temporarily closed to the public until further notice due to Covid-19 and NYS regulations. We will continue to offer an expanded online experience- and present new ways extend the benefits of sticking with us in this trying time (and well into the future) through Patreon!

become a patron of darkside records on patreonSupport us on Patreon!

For those not familiar with Patreon, it's basically a paid monthly subscription that helps us cover rent, paying our employees, and to be able to continue to serve our community- while you get some pretty sweet deals, discounts and exclusives. Whether you love used, new releases, discounts or just want to show some support we've put together nine monthly package tiers we think offer some great options for all kinds of music fans.
So click the button below or head over to our Darkside Records Patreon to see all the monthly tiers, sign up and get and complete details.

And just a reminder- this past week we also launched our, online used shop! That's right, we've been working hard at getting our used inventory up online for you to be able to shop- and each week you can now see all the new arrivals and buy em on the spot. And we are still offering FREE SHIPPING on all orders in the continental USA! Give us a ring or shoot us a DM, we got you. So head on over and get shoppin'.

We hope you'll continue on this crazy journey with us- and we can't wait to see all your faces in-store again real soon. Until then...

See you in the (virtual) bins,
Darkside Records

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#UsedTuesForYous list for 4/7/20

#UsedTuesForYous list for 4/7/20

Shop used music and movies at darkside records

Hey Internet- In response to being shutdown to all you beautiful people browsing our bins for the time being, we decided to put together a site that you could browse all of our Used Vinyl, Used CD's, DVD, BluRay, Cassettes & Vintage Apparel. It's not super fancy, and most items don't have images, but rest assured, they've been vetted by us and it's the same inventory you're used to in our bins. If you're wondering about CD's, we're only including #UsedTues & select Genre's of CD's for now due to system limitations, but we're working to bringing it all to you. Have a look around, purchase right on the website, choose free shipping, and give us any feedback you have- we want to make this the best experience we can for you. Feel free to reach out for more info or with questions about product on the site. A huge thanks to all of you in these times for the support and we hope you're safe and healthy so we can see you in the bins again soon.  -Justin

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/7/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/7/20!

How to reach us:

Phone: 845-452-8010 
Email: info@darksiderecords.com
Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

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#UsedTuesforYous Update for 3/31/20

#UsedTuesforYous Update for 3/31/20

Hey Internet- In response to being shutdown to all you beautiful people browsing our bins for the time being, we decided to put together a site that you could browse all of our Used Vinyl, Used CD's, DVD, BluRay, Cassettes & Vintage Apparel. It's not super fancy, and most items don't have images, but rest assured, they've been vetted by us and it's the same inventory you're used to in our bins. If you're wondering about CD's, we're only including #UsedTues & select Genre's of CD's for now due to system limitations, but we're working to bringing it all to you. Have a look around, purchase right on the website, choose free shipping, and give us any feedback you have- we want to make this the best experience we can for you. Feel free to reach out for more info or with questions about product on the site. A huge thanks to all of you in these times for the support and we hope you're safe and healthy so we can see you in the bins again soon.  -Justin

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/31/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/31/20!

How to reach us:

Phone: 845-452-8010 
Email: info@darksiderecords.com
Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

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#UsedTues Update for 3/24/20

Hey Internet- In response to being shutdown to all you beautiful people browsing our bins for the time being, we decided to put together a site that you could browse all of our Used Vinyl, Used CD's, DVD, BluRay, Cassettes & Vintage Apparel. It's not super fancy, and most items don't have images, but rest assured, they've been vetted by us and it's the same inventory you're used to in our bins. If you're wondering about CD's, we're only including #UsedTues & select Genre's of CD's for now due to system limitations, but we're working to bringing it all to you. Have a look around, purchase right on the website, choose free shipping, and give us any feedback you have- we want to make this the best experience we can for you. Feel free to reach out for more info or with questions about product on the site. A huge thanks to all of you in these times for the support and we hope you're safe and healthy so we can see you in the bins again soon.  -Justin

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/24/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/24/20!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 3/17/20

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE CURRENT CLIMATE SURROUNDING COVID-19, BEGINING TODAY, 3/17/20, DARKSIDE WILL ONLY BE OFFERING CURBSIDE PICKUP, FREE LOCAL DELIVERY OR FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE US. PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR FULL DETAILS & DIBS! 845-452-8010

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/17/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/17/20!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Record Store Day postponed to June 20

Record Store Day postponed to June 20

Hey internet! Please note this important change- @recordstoredayus has been postponed to June 20, 2020. Update your calendars, stay safe & healthy, because we love you and can’t wait to share all the fun & exclusive releases (and let’s be real, waiting in the line overnight will never be more warm & comfy)

Here's what the official RSD folks had to say: 
"We’ve decided that the best of all possible moves is to change the date of Record Store Day this year to Saturday, June 20. We think this gives stores around the world the best chance to have a profitable, successful Record Store Day, while taking into consideration the recommendations of doctors, scientists, the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, and the need to be good citizens of both local and worldwide communities. We’re working with all of our partners and our stores to make this change as smooth as possible for everyone who participates in Record Store Day: customers, record stores, artists, labels and more. Record Store Day is everywhere and we want to hold our party when everyone can gather around safely to celebrate life, art, music and the culture of the indie record store."

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The #RSD20 list is live!

This is not a drill- the RSD20 list is out! Join us here June 20 (updated date!) starting at 9am for our favorite day of the year where we celebrate everything we love about being a record store- record store day! The day will be packed with sales, food, free coffee, beers, giveaways, and oh yeah hundreds of exclusive titles!

There are exclusive releases from Rolling Stones, Billie Eilish, Clutch, David Bowie, Primus, Notorious BIG, Green Jelly, Odd Future, Post Malone, Comet is Coming, Cheap Trick, The Strokes, The Cure, Judas Priest, Lisa Loeb, Motorhead, My Chemical Romance, Loud Reed, Soundtracks and many more!

The list of titles being released ONLY AT RECORD STORES is now available. You can paroose it in two convenient versions: A handy PDF that you can use as a shopping/wish list and a page with search options and a Pull Down menu with more detail and artwork. 

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#UsedTues Update for 3/10/20

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/10/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/10/20!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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The #RSD20 List is live!

The #RSD20 List is live!

It's that special time of year again! Record Store Day 2020 is coming April 18!

It's the annual celebration of everything that we love about record stores, and we have so much fun planned! Make sure to RSVP on facebook for all the latest updates and fun stuff planned. Each year you can shop hundreds of exclusive vinyl releases ONLY at your favorite independent record store (cough) and this year is no exception! There are pieces from David Bowie, Clutch, The Allman Brothers, Tyler the Creator, Judas Priest, Miles Davis and many more. See the complete list of #RSD20 exclusive releases over at recordstoreday.com- and take a peek below!


Download the PDF | See the webpage

Give a look over the list- and then let us know what you'd like by filling out our Darkside Dream Phone! As usual, all RSD releases are strictly limited in numbers and are first come, first serve. The Dream Phone helps us request stock but THESE ARE NOT PRE-ORDERS OR GUARANTEES- but this will hopefully increase everyone's chances of getting the things you're looking for!

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#UsedTues Update for 3/3/20

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/3/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/3/20!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 2/25/20

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/25/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/25/20!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 2/18/20

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/18/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/18/20!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 2/4/20

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/4/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/4/20!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 1/28/20

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/28/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/28/20!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 1/21/20

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/21/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/21/20!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Darkside 2019 Top Sellers / New Podcast Episode out now!

Darkside 2019 Top Sellers / New Podcast Episode out now!

Because we here at Darkside are huge fans of statistics, we wanted to share our list of our top sellers in 2019! From new vinyl to record store day to used movies, we've kept track of it all and there's a lot to unpack in these stats. Which of these did you pick up last year? ⁣

You can hear more on the new #darksiderecordspodcast episode that is live now on apple podcasts, spotify, stitcher or wherever you get your podcasts (more here) where do a deep dive into 2019’s stats. And if you enjoy the podcast, leave us a nice review & rating!

See the top seller statistics below!

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#UsedTues Update for 1/14/20

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/14/20!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/14/20!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists: Timo Ellis (Netherlands)

#DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists: Timo Ellis (Netherlands)

We've been sharing your 2019 top ten lists (thank you to everyone who's sent on in!) and we'll be sharing a few lists from some friends of the store that we like to call the Darkside Records #DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists! Today we have one from Timo Ellis, mastermind of Brooklyn, NY noise rock outfit NetherlandsSee his picks and thoughts below, and support them on their bandcamp page!

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#DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists: Shana Falana

#DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists: Shana Falana

We've been sharing your 2019 top ten lists (thank you to everyone who's sent on in!) and we'll be sharing a few lists from some friends of the store that we like to call the Darkside Records #DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists! Today we have one from psych-pop shoegazers Shana Falana, comprised of Shana Falana and Mike Amari! 

"We put out our own record this year (Darkest Light, Darkside has a special edition color swirl vinyl!) and so that sort of distracted from listening to a lot of new music, but some things that stood out for me."

See their picks and thoughts below, and pick up a copy of their new album 'Darkest Light' in #indieexclusive rainbow vinyl in-store now.

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#UsedTues Update for 1/7/20

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/7/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/7/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#DSTOPTEN2019 Guest Lists: Tigman from Z93

#DSTOPTEN2019 Guest Lists: Tigman from Z93

It’s that time of year once again! We want to know what music you loved in 2019! We've been sharing your top ten lists (feel free to include favorite soundtracks, reissues, etc) and our staff lists- and we'll be sharing a few lists from some musicians, friends of the store, and other folks as well, called our DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists!

Today we have list from Tigman from Z93! Click to see his list...

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9th Anniversary Celebration January 18!

9th Anniversary Celebration January 18!

‘Best of the Hudson Valley’-winning independent record store Darkside Records, located at 611 Dutchess Tpk in Poughkeepsie NY is celebrating it’s 9th anniversary as a Hudson Valley staple on January 18th with an in-store celebration including a store-wide sale, food, beer and live music!

More info / RSVP on Facebook

January 18th Darkside Records will be celebrating their nine year anniversary as a store at 611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie! The celebration will take place during business hours (10a - 9p) and will feature a massive store-wide sale including music, movies, HiFi and gifts; free coffee from The Poughkeepsie Grind, food and local craft beers on tap, a fundraiser for Compassionate Animal Care of Dutchess County, and free live music starting at 6pm as part of a WRRV Hudson Valley Homegrown showcase featuring local acts Wall of Ego, The Underline with special guests TBD!

It’s our way of saying THANK YOU for being a part of this crazy ride for the past nine years, and many more to come.  

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#UsedTues Update for 12/31/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/31/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/31/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists: Simon & Hannah from WRRV

#DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists: Simon & Hannah from WRRV

It’s that time of year once again! We want to know what music you loved in 2019! We've been sharing your top ten lists (feel free to include favorite soundtracks, reissues, etc) and our staff lists- and we'll be sharing a few lists from some musicians, friends of the store, and other folks as well, called our DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists!

Today we have lists from Simon and Hannah from 92.7/96.9 WRRV

Simon (WRRV)
1. Billie Eilish - When We Fall Asleep...
2. The Raconteurs - Help Us Stranger
3. Cage The Elephant - Social Cues
4. Judah & The Lion - Pep Talks
5. Post Malone - Hollywood’s Bleeding
6. White Reaper - You Deserve Love
7. Tool - Fear Innoculum
8. Vampire Weekend - Father of the Bride
9. Hobo Johnson - The Fall of Hobo Johnson
10. Lumineers - III

Hannah (WRRV) (no particular order)
Hunny- YES. YES. YES. YES. YES.
Kublai KhanTX- Absolute
Free Throw- Whats Past Is Prologue
The Maine- You Are OK
Catfish and the Bottlemen- The Balance
Knocked Loose- A Different Shade Of Blue
Matt Maeson- Bank on the Funeral
Hobo Johnson- The Fall Of Hobo Johnson
Heart Attack Man- Fake Blood
Harry Styles- Fine Line

We want to know what you loved in 2019! send us your top ten list or post it online using #dstopten2019 and we’ll share it here.

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#DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists: Bask

#DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists: Bask

It’s that time of year once again! We want to know what music you loved in 2019! We've been sharing your top ten lists (feel free to include favorite soundtracks, reissues, etc) and our staff lists- and we'll be sharing a few lists from some musicians, friends of the store, and other folks as well.

Today we have some lists from Scott, Jesse and Ray from the band BASK! See their picks below, and pick up a copy of their new album 'III' which is available now via Season of Mist right here at Darkside!

Scott (Bask) (No particular order)
The Undivided Five - A Winged Victory For The Sullen 
Final Transmission - Cave In 
The Afterlife - The Comet Is Coming 
Fear Inoculum - Tool
The Ground Our Sky - Saariselka
Nighttime Birds and Morning Stars - Sarah Louise 
The Gold and Silver Sessions - Elder
Admission - Torche 
The Brilliant Tabernacle - Mamiffer 
Juice B Crypts - Battles 

Jesse (Bask) (No particular order)
Drab Majesty - Modern Mirror
Torche - Admission
Opeth - In Cauda Venenum
Alcest - Spiritual Instinct
Chelsea Wolfe - Birth of Violence
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Bandana
Conway The Machine - Look What I Bacame
Westside Gunn - Hitler Wears Hermes 7
Black Mountain - Destroyer
Abbath - Outstrider

Ray (Bask) (No particular order)
Black Mountain “Destroyer”
Gene Clark - “No Other” (Remaster)
Torche “Admission”
Spotlights - “Love & Decay”
Strand of Oaks - “Eraserland”
Angel Olsen - “All Mirrors”

We want to know what you loved in 2019! send us your top ten list or post it online using #dstopten2019 and we’ll share it here.

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#DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists: Moon Tooth

#DSTopTen2019 Guest Lists: Moon Tooth

It’s that time of year once again! We want to know what music you loved in 2019! We've been sharing your top ten lists (feel free to include favorite soundtracks, reissues, etc) and our staff lists- and we'll be sharing a few lists from some musicians, friends of the store, and other folks as well, that we kick off today with lists from Nick Lee and Vin Romes of the band Moon Tooth! See their picks below, and pick up a copy of their new album 'Crux' which is available now on indie exclusive vinyl via Pure Noise Records right here at Darkside. 

Nick Lee (Moon Tooth)
1. Low Dose- Low Dose
2. Pile- Green and gray
3. Car Bomb- Mordial
4. King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard- Infest the rat’s nest
5. Netherlands- Hope Porn EP
6. Johnny Booth- Firsthand Accounts
7. Immortal Bird- Thrive on Neglect
8. Fit for an Autopsy- The sea of tragic beasts
9. Husbandry- A port in a storm
10. Swans- Leaving Meaning

Vin Romes (Moon Tooth) Metal top ten
1. Counterparts- Nothing Left to Love
2. fit for an autopsy-
the sea of tragic beasts
3. johnny booth- firsthand accounts
4. CARBOMB- Mordial
5. baroness- gold & grey
6. pathogenic- pathogenic
7. cattle decapitation- death atlas
8. slipknot- we are not your kind
9. mark morton- anesthetic
10. astronoid- astronoid

Vin Romes (Moon Tooth) non-metal top ten
1. Lizzo- Cuz I Love You
2. Trade Wind- Certain Freedoms
3. Billie Eilish- WWFA, WDWG?
4. Thank You Scientist- Terraformer
5. Anderson .Paak- Ventura
6. Polo G- Die a Legend
7. Tiny Moving Parts- Swell
8. Chace the Rapper- The Big Day
9. Turnover- Altogether
10- Post Malone- Hollywood is Bleeding

We want to know what you loved in 2019! send us your top ten list or post it online using #dstopten2019 and we’ll share it here.

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#dstopten2019 Staff Picks for 2019

#dstopten2019 Staff Picks for 2019

If you've checked out our social media pages the past few weeks you may have caught some of our #dstopten2019 staff album of the year lists! We wanted to share them here with you so you can know what new music we loved this year! Listen to the new episode of our Darkside Records Podcast, where we got together and did a deep dive into some of those lists. Listen free on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get podcasts!

and last but not least of course, we want to know what you loved this year too! Post your top ten list online using #dstopten2019 and we’ll share it online! 

Withour further ado, here's our Darkside Staff Top Ten lists of 2019! 

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#UsedTues Update for 12/24/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/24/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/24/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Shop early and late with extended holiday hours!

Shop early and late with extended holiday hours!

There’s still time to get great gifts this holiday season! Here’s our extended holiday schedule: ⁣

Sat 12/21: 9a-10p
Sun 12/22: 9a-9p⁣
Mon 12/23: 9a-10p
Tues 12/24: 9a-5p⁣
12/25: CLOSED⁣
12/26: 10a-9p⁣

Call us for availability on tons of great Music, movies, gifts, CBD & more- or shop 24/7 in our online store! 

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#UsedTues Update for 12/17/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/17/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/17/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Daily deals this december for 12 DAYS OF DEALS!

Daily deals this december for 12 DAYS OF DEALS!

This december, we're spreading some holiday cheer Darkside’s 12 Days of Deals- special one-day deals on one great music title now through Dec 23! 

Here's the complete schedule of titles that will be on sale:

12/12- Miles Davis- Kind Of Blue: LP $16.99, CD $5.00
12/13- Tool- Lateralus ($29.99 LP, $9.99 CD) and Undertow ($24.99 LP, $9.99 CD)
12/14- Pink Floyd- Dark Side Of The Moon: LP $24.99, CD $9.99
12/15- The Beatles- Abbey Road: Pic Disc LP $24.99, 3LP DLX $69.99, 2CD $14.99
12/16- Nas- Stillmatic: LP $21.99, CD $7.99
12/17- Queen- Greatest Hits: LP $29.99, CD $7.99
12/18- Prince- 1999: 4LP DLX $59.99, LP $29.99, DLX CD $16.99, Super DLX Boxset $199.99
12/19- Led Zeppelin- Houses Of The Holy: LP $19.99, CD $12.99
12/20- Bon Iver- All 4 albums (Bon Iver, 22 A Million, For Emma Forever Ago, i,i) LP $14.99 each
12/21- Beach Boys- Pet Sounds (Stereo Version): LP $19.99, CD $9.99
12/22- Radiohead- OK Computer: LP $19.99, DLX Boxset $99.99, CD $9.99
12/23- Vince Guaraldi - A Charle Brown Christmas: LP $16.99, CD $9.99

Sale is in-store only- so stop in and save. And once they're gone, they're gone! So follow us on facebook or instagram and check back daily for new deals!

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Donate new pajamas this December!

DONATE PAJAMAS > HELP LOCAL KIDS > GET 10% OFF!

Help us support Hawk Meadow Montessori School for the 11th Annual Scholastic Book Clubs Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive

The Pajama Program supports children living in shelters, group homes, and foster care, and those who attend Title I schools, Head Start programs, and other organizations that support at-risk youth. With warm pajamas and a comforting bedtime story, children feel safe and secure as they drift off to sleep, allowing them to have the good night that they need to realize their dreams the following day.

Here’s what we need:

• Brand new Complete sets or Nightgowns
 All sizes are needed (newborn to adult)
 Children’s sizes must be manufactured as pajamas (ensures that they are flame retardant and safe)
• Dec 9th through Dec 19th

Anyone who donates pajamas at Darkside Records before Dec 19 will get 10% off one in-store purchase! 

All donations go to Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie on behalf of Darkside Records, Hawk Meadow Primary classes and Hawk Meadow 4H Club! Since 2009, caring folks across the country have donated nearly 600,000 pairs of new pajamas and Scholastic Book Clubs donated nearly 1 million new story books! Find out more about the drive and Pajama Program at: scholastic.com/pjdrive or at hawkmeadowmontessori.com

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#UsedTues Update for 12/10/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/10/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/10/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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The Black Friday List is Live!

Our Black Friday Menu is now live! Click here to download your own copy - Open at 9am, see you then!

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#UsedTues Update for 11/26/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/26/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/26/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 11/29/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/19/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/19/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 11/12/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/12/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/12/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 11/4/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/4/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/4/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 10/29/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/29/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/29/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 10/22/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/22/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/22/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 10/15/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/15/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/15/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#RSDBF Dream Phone

#RSDBF Dream Phone

What are you excited for this Black Friday? Let us know with the Darkside Dream Phone!

Help us help you this Black Friday! We want to know what you're looking or- RSD was awesome enough to post the list before our orders were placed this year- and your picks help us know what we should be getting in! THESE ARE NOT PRE-ORDERS OR GUARANTEES- all our other Record Store Day rules still apply (more info at http://bit.ly/darksidersd) but this will hopefully increase everyone's chances of getting the things you're looking for. Click here or scroll below to fill it out, and don't forget to RSVP on facebook for updates and info!

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#RSDBF is Nov 29- see the list now!

#RSDBF is Nov 29- see the list now!

It's that time again, Record Store Day Black Friday! 

On Nov 29, 2019 we 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- 

see the list here / RSVP on facebook

Get free coffee from The Poughkeepsie Grind in the morning. There will be food. Meet the folks from Dutchess County SPCA- they'll be here with info on animals up for adoption. We'll have live music in the afternoon including Xen Model (electronic from Hudson, NY), 

And don't miss Small Business Saturday the next day (details coming shortly!)

Not sure what Record Store Day is? Here's info straight from #RSDBF: "We work year-round to shine a light on the independent businesses in your local community that sell you records and other things that make you happy, make you smile, make you sing, bring you comfort, bring people together. And all those things you find at a record store make great gifts so being part of that holiday shopping season, and the biggest shopping day of the year makes sense to us. So we work with labels, artists, managers and distribution companies who feel the same, and put together a list of titles for that season that are available at participating record stores. They come out on Black Friday (11/24) but may be available at record stores throughout the rest of the year, because record stores are the best place to go when you're filling out or filling in a Holiday Wish List. Record stores sell nothing but great gifts.." Read the whole thing: http://recordstoreday.com/NewsItem/7145

As usual, here's our disclaimers:

> We will let you know as we find out about scheduled releases - but this does not mean that information about these releases will not change or that a few releases will not get cancelled. We will do our best to give you the most accurate information available to us.

> Most releases will be extremely limited and will be available on a first come, first serve basis. NO HOLDS.

> As a recordstoreday.com rule, all titles are limited to one per customer upon their release. No web orders. No exceptions.

> Doors open 9AM sharp. You are encouraged to get here as early as you feel comfortable. In previous years folks have camped out- there will be port-a-pottys, but please dress warm, BYO tent and be safe! 

> There will be a seperate line for #RSDBF purchases and regular in-store purchases so you don't have to wait if you aren't there for the exclusives!

> Saturday at 10am we will post a list of all titles still available and we will be happy to hold and ship. Please call for more info!

You can see a more in-depth description of our RSD guidelines here: http://www.darksiderecords.com/rsd

We'll be open 9am - 9pm! Make your plans now to spend some quality time with us this holiday season! Hope to see you then!

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#UsedTues Update for 10/8/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/8/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/8/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 9/24/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/24/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/24/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 9/17/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/17/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/17/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 9/10/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/10/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/10/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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We love you 9000 sale!

We love you 9000 sale!

WE LOVE YOU 9000! 💚 To celebrate our 9,000th follower we're offering all our facebook followers 9% off one purchase this weekend 9/5 - 9/8 when you show us you're following us (on your smartphone or however you prefer!) 

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#UsedTues Update for 9/3/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/3/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/3/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 8/27/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/27/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/27/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 8/20/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/20/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/20/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 8/13/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/13/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/13/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 7/30/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/30/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/30/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Ten Bands One Cause 2019

Ten Bands re-issue their albums on limited edition pink vinyl, all for one cause. This is the 5th year for the initiative that has raised over $200,000 for Gilda’s Club NYC, an organization that provides community support for both those diagnosed with cancer and their caretakers. It is named after comedian Gilda Radner, who passed away from cancer at the age of 43 in 1989. 

This year’s limited pink vinyl are from John Prine, Third Eye Blind, Spiritualized, Sunn O))), Amanda Palmer, Courtney Marie Andrews, Mark Lanegan, Saves The Day, Colter Wall and Lacuna Coil. The releases will be available for purchase here and proceeds will sponsor Gilda’s Club NYC.

Preorder your copies here: https://darksiderecords.com/Genre/694809 

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#UsedTues Updater for 7/23/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/23/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/23/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Win tickets to see Cage the Elephant and Beck!

Enter to win a pair of tickets to see Cage The Elephant and Beck on The Night Running Tour at SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center) in Saratoga Springs, NY on August 12!

To enter, find and like the post with the image above on our facebook, instagram or twitter then leave a comment tagging two friends. Winners will be chosen 8/9 on facebook live and notified via DM.

Don't forget to pick up Cage’s new album #SocialCues! Get your copy here: https://darksiderecords.com/UPC/190759364512

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#UsedTues Update for 7/9/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/9/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/9/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 7/2/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/2/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/2/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 6/24/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/24/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/24/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 6/18/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/18/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/18/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues For 6/11/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/11/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/11/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 6/4/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/4/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/4/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues update for 5/28/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/28/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/28/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 5/21/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/21/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/21/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Baroness in-store June 15

Baroness in-store June 15

Baroness in-store performance and meet & greet here June 15!

Baroness are doing an Independent Record Store Tour, including a stop at Darkside Records June 15 at 2pm! The band will be in-store doing a meet & greet as well as doing a special acoustic performance. The only way to get in is to purchase a copy of the in-store exclusive transparent orange and yellow/black marble of their new album 'Gold & Grey' (which are ONLY available exclusively at these tour stops) to get in! (To anyone who's preordered a different copy of the album but still wants to get in, give us a call and we can update your preorder to the in-store exclusive vinyl.)

Pre-order the vinyl: https://darksiderecords.com/UPC/8553380008777/Baroness_Gold--Grey-In-Store-Exclusive-2LP
RSVP on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2257270001019544/

The fifth studio album from Baroness, Gold & Grey, is out on June 14th via the band's own label, Abraxan Hymns. This in-store exclusive is orange and yellow/black marble vinyl, only available here for in-store pickup! 


Grammy-nominated exploratory rock band Baroness return with their most ambitious work to date, fifth album Gold & Grey. Set for release on the band's own Abraxan Hymns, Gold & Grey spills triumphantly past genre barriers, their anthemic alt-metal hooks ricocheting between the circuitous twists of prog and jazz, the moody swirls of space-rock and noise, and the hypnotic pulses of trip-hop and 20th Century minimalism.

 
"This is the most clear representation of the artistic vision I have for the band that we've ever done," says Baroness vocalist, guitarist and founder John Dyer Baizley. "I'm surprised that we got as far with it as we did."
 
Baizley sees the diverse, adventurous album as a "lateral step" from the streamlined, immediate guitar-rock of the band's last release, Purple, championed by Rolling Stone, Pitchfork and L.A. Weekly as one of the best metal albums of 2015. Gold & Grey works like a melodic puzzle, melodies and harmonic ideas borrowed, repurposed and reinterpreted across three sides of vinyl. Lyrics are full of sonic Easter eggs; unorthodox prog is hidden inside the most accessible songs; tunes emerge from swirling chaos and dense layers of sound. The album is given color by strings, glockenspiel, tubular bells, piano, synthesizers and even field recordings of the chaos after a transformer blew up outside of the recording studio.
 
"The term I kept using was that I wanted to create something that was more kaleidoscopic than our former records," says Baizley, who embraced the wide lens and limitless journeying of artists like Pink Floyd, Neurosis, Massive Attack and Scott Walker. "We were trying to say something new with our instruments, with our sound intact, with the spirit of the band intact, but not applying the typical conventions when possible."
 
For the first time ever, there's a spotlight on Baroness' powerhouse rhythm section – driving-and-spilling drummer Sebastian Thomson (Trans Am, Publicist) and jazz-honed bassist Nick Jost. Bustling with rhythmic complexity, the band occasionally swerves into highways of math rock, post-rock, krautrock and various strains of electronic music. In addition, the band has absorbed Gina Gleason, a gifted guitarist whose résumé includes playing with Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas and jamming with both Smashing Pumpkins and Carlos Santana. Gleason's voice harmonizes with Baizley and Jost, bringing new tone to the band.
"It's great for me to have such a full-bodied trust in the other musicians in the band because they play at such a high level," says Baizley. "I never, ever in a million years thought I'd play with musicians of that caliber and now I'm surrounded by them."
 
Like Purple, the band recorded with prismatic, Grammy-winning producer Dave Fridmann (Flaming Lips, MGMT, Mercury Rev) at his Tarbox Studios. "There were so many split second decisions and just weird ideas that got used," says Baizley. "I credit Dave for a lot of this because he was never one to say 'No, that's insane.' It was like almost the more out there the idea, the more likely he was to encourage it to be developed and grown.”
 
"We went outside, in front of Dave's studio, on one of his off days, we miked up a wooden post and hammered a nail into it," says Baizley. "There's so much hidden in there. There's also some audio samples of some of my friends. I literally did the Pink Floyd thing. I set up a little booth in my basement. I said, go down there, you got five minutes, tell me the toughest thing you want to tell me. And boy, it was tough to listen to. I pulled those quotes, effected them and they popped into one of the tracks."
 
Lyrically, Gold & Grey plumbs similar depths of emotion. On previous albums, Baizley has sung boldly and openly about his mental health and the recovery process from the traumatic bus accident the band and their crew suffered in 2012.
 
"Where Purple was me lyrically trying to work out how to adjust to a new normal, I think Gold & Grey is a more grown-up and more subtle collection of words that reflect how I am trying to deal with the longer term effects of having experienced so many terrible things," says Baizley. "There's a mental component. There's a physical component. I choose to use the band as a place where I can take all of this stress, pain, anxiety, all these realities, and make them something good."
 
Nearly 15 years since releasing their first EP, Baroness are finding a way forward by reveling in chaos.
 
"We'd listen to playback and there was a general sense of confusion," says Baizley of the Gold & Grey sessions. I couldn't figure out how Gina was making that sound. I didn't understand how the rhythm that Nick and Sebastian were playing worked with what I was doing – but it did. It was a really exciting to feel like we were maybe on the edge of just falling apart. We didn't want to know what was going on. We wanted to be always a little bit surprised by ourselves."
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#UsedTues Update for 4/30/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/30/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/30/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 4/23/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/23/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/23/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Record Store Day available stock

Record Store Day available stock

First of all, we want to say THANK YOU! There is nothing we can say except HOLY SHIT - Thank you all so much- what an incredible day and such an amazing turnout. It really is surreal to think that every year we all do this together, it just gets more awesome and more fun. Too many thank you’d to possibly list, but here we go: to all the awesome bands, everyone who set up to share their passions, the pups, the ice cream scoops, the food slangers, the labels & behind the scenes people who make all these great releases for us, and most of all, YOU! We couldn’t do any of this without you, and every year you outshine the last one and make us want to try even harder next time- thank you so, so much. We love you all & hope you had a great time. See you in the bins ❤️ #rsd19 

Now let’s get to what you all came here for: to see the list of available #rsd19 pieces! Here’s what we still have, for inquiries please call the store or send us a fb message! see the list below or click here:

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The #RSD19 Menu is live!

The #RSD19 Menu is live!

Record Store Day 2019 is only a few short hours away... here's our menu of available titles!

In case somehow you don't know, here's what's up: Saturday is our yearly Record Store Day celebration, with limited edition vinyl you can only get at participating independent record stores- like us- plus a store-wide sale, special new products, food, beer, and so much more! 

We will be having a store-wide used sale Friday and Saturday!  Get special deals on used music and movies- see full details in the menu

We will also have a few exclusives of our own- like these brand new tote bags! These canvas and cloth bags are perfect for carrying records, groceries, or whatever you want. Get one this Saturday while supplies last! 

We also will have the new RSD3 mini 3" turntable from Crosley for sale! This is an actual, working, adorable turntable complete with an Audio Technica stylus and comes with the Foo Fighters 'Big Me' 3" record. There will be 9 more for sale- and customers can buy max 2 blindboxes from each label with purchase of turntable. 

And finally, our #RSD19 'menu' below represents items that we will have quantity of in stock when we open our doors @ 9am on Saturday, April 13. We will have menus on site or you can print your own- check off what you want and hand it in when you get to the counter for speedy service!

All items are sold on a first come, first serve basis and are limited to one copy per title per person. No holds or shipping (until after Saturday).

So RSVP, See the menu below or in a PDF here- and we'll see you in the morning!

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Win tickets to the Capitol Theater on Record Store Day!

#RSD19 TICKET GIVEAWAY! 🎫 Want more free stuff on record store day? We’ve partnered up with the great folks at The Capitol Theatre in Portchester, NY to give you some free tickets this #rsd2019. ENTERING IS EASY! The first person to buy any titles with artists associated with @recordstoredayus titles (Ramones, Grateful Dead, Queen, Madonna, Prince, The Police) will receive two tickets to that associated show. 

The Clash & Ramones Tribute at Garcia’s on April 13 (more info: https://bit.ly/2I9KrDz)
Ramones- “Live at the Palladium”

Dark Star Orchestra on May 17 + 18 (More info: https://bit.ly/2FRH0i & https://bit.ly/2IhAtQ)
Grateful Dead- “The Warfield”
Grateful Dead- “Sage & Spirit”
Jerry Garcia Band- “Electric on the Eel: August 10th, 1991”

Jessie’s Girl (1980's Tribute) on June 14 (more info: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1847973
Madonna- "True Blue (Super Club Mix)" or "La Isla Bonita"
Prince- “His Majesty's Pop Life / The Purple Mix Club” or The VERSACE Experience: PRELUDE 2 GOLD"
The Police- “Message In A Bottle”

Almost Queen / Black Dog (Led Zeppelin): Queen Tribute on July 20 (more info: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/184876)
Queen- “Bohemian Rhapsody Picture Disc”

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Don't forget to enter in our Test Press giveaway raffle, with all proceeds going to Hudson Valley Animal Rescue and Sanctuary- more details here!

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#UsedTues Update for 4/9/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/9/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/9/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 4/2/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/2/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/2/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Win vinyl test presses this record store day!

Win vinyl test presses this record store day!

Win vinyl test presses this record store day!

This Record Store Day we've got something special- a chance to give back to our local community AND win some rare vinyl test presses of some of this year's #RSD29 exclusive titles- including Green Day, The House of Wax Soundtrack, The Transformers Soundtrack, and the Transformers Dark of the Moon Soundtrack! These are super limited and the ONLY way to get them is by buying a raffle ticket!

All proceeds will go to HVARS- a 501(c)(3) charity organization located right down the road in Poughkeepsie that rescues domestic animals, farm animals, and rehabilitates wildlife. They also run a low-cost vet clinic with wellness appointments for cats and dogs, and a spay/neuter program for cats, dogs, and rabbits. 

Tickets are $5 apiece, and if you purchase them in-store we offer multiple bulk discounts- $20 gets you 5 tickets, or an arms length for $50- and you get to choose the arm! If you can't make it in, you can also purchase a raffle ticket online: https://darksiderecords.com/Item/9011825311/Darkside-Records_RSD19-Test-Press-Raffle-Ticket 

Winners will be selected on a facebook livestream on April 12th and notified. We will pick winners in order, and winners get to choose which test press they'd like- so it's first come, first serve. Record MUST be picked up in-store (no shipping!) on record store day.

Get some more info and look at the test presses on our livestream from this past tuesday below!

So help support a great local cause and take home some rad prizes! This is just one of the awesome things happening here for record store day- and we've got a ton more planned including exclusive releases, food, beer, and live music- RSVP on facebook or visit our RSD page for complete details- and we'll see you starting at 9am on April 13th!

Love,
Darkside

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#UsedTues Update for 3/26/19!

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/26/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/26/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 3/19/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/19/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/19/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 3/12/19!

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/12/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/12/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 3/5/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/5/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/5/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Record Store Day List is live- and Dream Phone!

Record Store Day List is live- and Dream Phone!

Help us help you this Record Store Day! We want to know what you're looking or- RSD was awesome enough to post the list before our orders were placed this year- and your picks help us know what we should be getting in!

THESE ARE NOT PRE-ORDERS OR GUARANTEES- all our other Record Store Day rules still apply (more info at http://bit.ly/darksidersd) but this will hopefully increase everyone's chances of getting the things you're looking for.

First off, let's take a look at the entire list:

downloadable pdf view list on RSD website

after you've taken a look, fill out the form below!

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#UsedTues Update for 2/26/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/26/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/26/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#used tues for 2/19/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/19/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/19/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Turntable Sale this weekend!

❤️ For the love of music turntable sale! ❤️ Enjoy a sweet deal on all Audio Technica Turntables until 6pm (closing time) on Sunday 2/17. Check em out:

• LP60- $89
• LP60USB- $119
• LP60BT- $129
• LP120- $279

Come get a great gift for someone you love- even if it’s yourself. In-store only, new & in-stock items only, can’t be combined with starter kit or any other discounts. #turntable #sale #deals #audiotechnica#recordplayer #stereo #hifi #shopsmall#shoplocal #supportyourlocalrecordstore#vinyl #vinyladdict

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#UsedTues Update for 2/12/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/12/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/12/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 2/5/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/5/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/5/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 1/29/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/29/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/29/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 1/22/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/22/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/22/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 1/15/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/15/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/15/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 1/8/19

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/8/19!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/8/19!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Start Your Ear Off Right 2019 Vinyl Reissues!

Start Your Ear Off Right 2019 Vinyl Reissues!

Beginning on Tuesday, January 8 and continuing each Tuesday through the rest of the month, Rhino's "Start Your Ear Off Right" campaign will return in 2019 with limited edition vinyl titles from some of the most celebrated acts in music including: Alice Cooper, Aretha Franklin, Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Gram Parsons, Grateful Dead, Jimmy Rogers All Stars, Joni Mitchell, Little Village, Lupe Fiasco, Ramones, The Monkees, Television, Warren Zevon, and ZZ Top. Full details are listed below. These will be available only at participating brick and mortar retail outlets. For a full list, please visit rhino.com/syeor.

Rhino is also bringing back it's highly sought-after wall calendar, which until recently, was a music industry-only perk for record label employees, radio DJs, journalists, record store owners, and other insiders. For a limited time, anyone who purchases one of the "Start Your Ear Off Right" releases at participating music retailers will receive a free copy of the Rhino calendar, while supplies last.

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8th Anniversary Celebration Jan 19!

Darkside Records is celebrating our 8th year anniversary as a store and our 3nd anniversary in our new location!

Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie is the Hudson Valley's largest independent music shop with a 6,000 sq ft sales floor, a hi-fi/stereo room and a live music stage for touring/local acts and events. Opening its doors in January 2009, Darkside Records is a member of CIMS (Coalition of Independent Music Stores) and was voted Hudson Valley Magazine's Best of the Hudson Valley ‘Best Record Store’ for two consecutive years (2015-2016). Darkside has become a Hudson Valley staple in the heart of the Poughkeepsie, New York specializing in the sale of vinyl records, cds, movies, new/used turntables and gifts. 

January 19th Darkside Records will be celebrating their eighth year anniversary as a store (and third anniversary in their new home 611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie)! The celebration will take place during business hours (10am - 9pm) and will feature a store-wide sale including music, movies and gifts, as well as great giveaways. 

There will be giveaways, food and BEER on tap! Live music from Caldera - Band, Diamonds To Dust and more! Plus a unique audio experience called 'Electro Shop Therapy'- an afternoon of live, immersive soundscapes to accompany your shopping experience featuring Andy Rinehart, Campfire's Edge, Errant Space and more TBD.

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/316526105641834
More information: http://www.darksiderecords.com

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#UsedTues Update for 12/25/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/24/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/24/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Rick & Morty Unboxing video

JB opens up a copy of the new Rick and Morty Deluxe vinyl soundtrack for a new Darkside Unboxing Video!

The Deluxe Box Set includes the album on double-LP pressed on an exclusive “Portal” colored vinyl along with a custom poster, a patch, a sticker, and a bonus 7” single (featuring an extended mix of the screaming sun from the 2nd season finale, pressed on clear vinyl). All of this comes housed in an attractive, borderline extravagant box featuring a plexiglass window cover which reveals a glowing design when lit by its integrated LED lights. Also available on CD and Cassette.

Order your copy in the link below!

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Photos from Rockin' santa

Thanks to everyone who came out to our Meet Rockin' Santa Fundraiser at Darkside Records to benefit The Art Effect! 

rockin santa fundraiser darkside records the art effect poughkeepsie ny

All the photos from the event are up in a gallery on our facebook page- If you'd like a hi-res version of your photo (or to have yours removed from this album) please send us a DM! Photos courtesy of Carry-On Photography. 

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE PHOTOS

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#UsedTues Update for 12/18/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/18/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/18/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Best of 2018!

Best of 2018!

It's that time of year again! We want to know what you loved this year and share what we loved as well. See some of our staff and customer lists after the jump- and download the new episode of #darksidepodcast which is now live everywhere, where we discuss our picks in detail. 

Send us your top ten list or post it online using #dstopten2018 and we’ll share it here! 

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Win The Beatles vinyl autographed by Prudence Bruns ("Dear Prudence")!

The Coalition of Independent Record Stores and Darkside Records present your chance to win a copy of The Beatles 'White Album' on vinyl autographed by Prudence Farrow Bruns (of the Beatles song “Dear Prudence”) with all proceeds going to raise money for victims of Hurricane Michael. Winners will be chosen Dec 24th and tickets are available now at 611 Dutchess Tpk in Poughkeepsie NY.

When Hurricane Michael hit the Florida panhandle earlier this year it was the 3rd-most intense Atlantic hurricane to make landfall in the contiguous US and the strongest storm on record in the Florida Panhandle, causing an estimated $15 billion in Damage. Even as a month has already passed, there are thousands of families that are homeless, displaced, in shelters & pop up tent cities. So many families have lost everything & are just trying to find their way.

“Hurricane Michael has brought out the best in our community” says Tom at Central Square Records, a participating Independent Record Store located in Florida. “Local individuals, organizations and schools have all stepped up to help our neighbors to the east. From handing out hot meals & bag lunches, chain sawing trees, tarping roofs, providing free medical care, new school supplies & clothing to the kids, there is such a need for help.”

The story goes that when the Beatles went to India to learn Transcendental Meditation from the Maharishi, Mia Farrow was hanging out with John at the time. Prudence Farrow Bruns tagged along and was so taken with TM, she would stay in her little bungalow and meditate for hours. One morning, Paul and John serenaded her outside her window with a little made-up tune: "Dear Prudence... won't you come out and play." The rest is history. Today, Prudence is a Florida local and longtime supporter of independent music shops who has signed 45 copies of the new vinyl reissue of the Beatles’ “White Album” which are being raffled off at participating record shops, including Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie to raise money to be split between two FL local organizations, the Sonder Project and Point Washington Medical Clinic.

You can purchase raffle tickets at Darkside Records for a suggested donation of $5, 5 for $20, or an arms length for $50. Tickets can also be purchased online at http://bit.ly/dsprudence.  One winner will be chosen on Dec 24th.

Darkside Records is the Hudson Valley’s largest independent record shop, located at 611 Dutchess Tpk (Rt 44 in the former OTB building) in Poughkeepsie, voted Best of the Hudson Valley ‘Best Record Store’ for two consecutive years (2015-2016). Specializing in music, movies, hifi audio equipment, CBD, gifts & more in addition to hosting regular free, all ages live events including an outdoor bazaar, van shows, open mic, coloring nights (sponsored by Hudson Valley Tattoo Co), and live music (including Mike Doughty, Andrew McMahon, Songhoy Blues, Lacuna Coil & The Felice Bros).

Purchase a raffle ticket online: http://bit.ly/dsprudence

The Sonder Project: The Sonder Project began as a group of volunteers who share a desire to strengthen not only their local communities, but communities across the world. Immediately following the storm, volunteers from The Sonder Project traveled to the impact areas to see if they could provide assistance. What began as an organic desire to assist our neighbors has since evolved into a highly organized daily operation to send volunteers and supplies street by street, neighborhood by neighborhood, with direction and support from local and emergency management officials.

Point Washington Medical Clinic: Point Washington Medical Clinic (PWMC) is a volunteer-driven, free medical clinic servicing the South Walton area. The mission of Point Washington Medical Clinic is to build a stronger and healthier community by providing high-quality primary health care regardless of the patient’s means or access. PWMC has now opened a satellite location in Panama City, providing much needed medical care to those affected by Hurricane Michael.

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#UsedTues Update for 12/11/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/11/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 12/11/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Take photos with Rockin Santa Dec 15!

Get your photo taken with Rockin’ Santa on December 15th from 12p-4p at Darkside Records located at 611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie NY, with all proceeds going to help The Art Effect, a Poughkeepsie-based organization empowering youth in the Hudson Valley through the arts and media.



It’s a rock n’ roll spin on a classic holiday tradition. Straight from the north pole (with a quick stop at New Jersey KISS Expo 2018 in Parsippany, NJ on Dec 7-9) Rockin Santa returns to Darkside Records bringing his traditional santa suit as well as his sunglasses and rockin’ patch vest for a fun and unique event to help raise money for The Art Effect programs for young Poughkeepsie artists! 

Bring your wife, your kids, pets, friends, present list and electric guitars and get your photo taken with Rockin’ Santa from 12-4pm on December 15th, 2018! Get a high-resolution digital of your photo with your donation to The Art Effect, (additional glossy printed photo options available as well). 

RSVP:  https://www.facebook.com/events/582521082203982/  

Rockin’ Santa, aka Kiss Kringle is local to the Hudson Valley and has been performing as Santa for over 8 years for charities, NY Kiss Army get togethers, parties and two fundraisers here at Darkside Records. He has fundraised previously for EMMA's ARMY Foundation (supporting families affected by Childhood Cancer), the 
Dutchess County SPCA, North East Westchester Special Recreation, Inc.(a community-based therapeutic recreation agency serving children and adults with developmental disabilities in the North-East portion of Westchester County, NY), as well as several group homes and schools in the lower hudson valley.

The Art Effect, formerly Mill Street Loft + Spark Media Project, empowers youth in the Hudson Valley through the arts and media. Our programming sequence supports the personal and professional development of youth and provides them with the tools and support necessary to explore the arts, gain meaningful experiences, and eventually excel in their chosen tracks. It is our commitment to support personal growth, self-expression, cooperation, and enhanced human services to build the creative community of the Hudson Valley. 
More info: http://www.feelthearteffect.org 

Darkside Records is the Hudson Valley’s largest independent record shop, located at 611 Dutchess Tpk (Rt 44 in the former OTB building) in Poughkeepsie, voted Best of the Hudson Valley ‘Best Record Store’ for two consecutive years (2015-2016). Specializing in music, movies, hifi audio equipment, CBD, gifts & more in addition to hosting regular free, all ages live events including an outdoor bazaar, van shows, open mic, coloring nights (sponsored by Hudson Valley Tattoo Co), and live music (including Mike Doughty, Andrew McMahon, Songhoy Blues, Lacuna Coil & The Felice Bros). See more all ages, free upcoming events: http://bit.ly/darksidelive 
More info: http://www.darksiderecords.com

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#AnalogMonday deals every monday in December!

Cyber Monday? Bah. Every Monday in December is #analogmonday here at Darkside Records!

Get special one-day deals kicking off this Monday, Nov 26 with a sale on all used #HiFi gear. Pop into our new #hifihall and check out the receivers, speakers, turntables & more- a great deal especially say if you picked up a sweet #blackfriday vinyl. 😉

In-store only, open til 9! Check back on our app, website or social media next monday to see what the next deal will be!

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Shop our #blackfriday titles!

Shop our #blackfriday titles!

First and foremost, thank you to everyone who spent Black Friday and Small Business Saturday with us!!

CLICK HERE TO SHOP BLACK FRIDAY TITLES <

If you couldn't make it or have something you're still looking for, shop our Record Store Day #blackfriday vinyl titles now in our online store! Website inventory is updated so you can purchase and pick up in-store or ship worldwide, including our limited edition black friday sabbath tribute shirt. So get on it!

CLICK HERE TO SHOP BLACK FRIDAY TITLES <

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The #BlackFriday list is live!

The Black Friday list is live!

See everything we’ll have in-stock and download it in a handy dandy PDF (print your own for quicker service!). We’ll be open at 9am!

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Help us raise money for DCSPCA this #smallbusinesssaturday!

Help us raise money for DCSPCA this #smallbusinesssaturday!

Enjoy an “Ice Cream Breakfast” at our fundraiser to help DCSPCA Saturday morning from 10am-1pm! We’ve partnered with Ben & Jerrys of Madison Ave in Albany and G$’s Fried Chicken and Waffles who will be donating ice cream and waffles for you to enjoy for a donation, with 100% of the proceeds from your ticket (start at $20 per person) supporting DCSPCA and help animals in need this holiday season.

Get tickets here: https://darksiderecords.com/Item/9011199824/Darkside-Records_Ice-Cream-Breakfast-Ticket-Donation 


It's all part of our Black Friday weekend celebration- starting off Black Friday Nov 23! Black Friday is the “little brother” of Record Store Day, conceived in 2007 as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the special role independently owned music stores play in their communities and across the globe! A wide range of limited-edition Vinyl, CD and Cassette releases are made exclusively for the day, with the majority of the list coming from independent labels and distributors. This year includes pieces from Type O Negative, Grateful Dead, Weezer, Dio, A Perfect Circle and many more. See the list and our ‘menu’ of all available titles (posted the night before) at http://www.darksiderecords.com/rsd

Enjoy a store-wide sale, giveaways including free coffee courtesy of The Poughkeepsie Grind; gourmet chicken & waffles from Poughkeepsie’s own G$’s Fried Chicken & Waffles (with vegan options); live music kicking off at 3pm from Hudson Valley local bands Cold Hands, Wall of Ego, Sun Voyager and some special guests to be announced. Festivities kick off at 9am!

The celebration continues into Small Business Saturday, the annual holiday shopping tradition that gets communities everywhere out in support of their favorite local brick-and-mortar small businesses. We will be having an entirely new, different store-wide sale all day long!

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/289853668519826 

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#UsedTues Update for 11/13/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/13/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/13/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/06/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 11/06/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Shhh... Secret Sale 11/4/18 from 6-7pm

This Sunday (11/4/18) from 6-7pm we're holding a special private shopping event with an exclusive sale just for you, our loyal customer and e-mail list member! Here's what you get:

Spend $75 get $15 off
Spend $100 get $25 off
Spend $200 get $50 off
Spend $300 get $75 off

It's our way of saying thank you for being a loyal customer! Take advantage of this tremendous sale and stock up for the holidays early. 

Hope to see you Sunday!

OFFER EXCLUDES THE FOLLOWING: Shipping & handling, taxes, and gift cards do not qualify towards the minimum purchase. Discount is based on the specified pricing tiers, not a percentage based discount. Offer can not be combined with TapMango rewards. Offer amounts apply only to subtotal after green bag discounts. Not valid on previous purchases. If items are returned or exchanged, the offer's value will be deducted from your refund. Valid November 5, 2017 from 6pm until 7pm, in-store only. Discount can be used on one transaction only. 
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Win autographed Tenacious D vinyl!

Win autographed Tenacious D vinyl!

this is the greatest and best contest IN THE WORLD.

Win an autographed green vinyl test press of the new Tenacious D album 'Post Apocalypto' when you preorder the album in full on our website or in-store! Winner will be chosen Nov 2nd during our #newreleaseroundup live video on facebook/youtube.

Preorder the vinyl: https://www.darksiderecords.com/UPC/190758933818/Tenacious-D_Post-Apocalypto-LP 

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#UsedTues update for 10/30/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/30/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/30/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Midnight Metallica Nov 1st!

Midnight Metallica Nov 1st!

Stay up late with us on Nov 1st for Midnight Metallica: And Justice For All! Metallica are reissuing ‘And Justice For All’, and you can be among the first to purchase a copy at 12:01am.It is remastered with a ton of bonus content, and will be available on CD, 2xLP,and an insane Super Deluxe Box Set. We’re also going to have coffee from Poughkeepsie Grind, giveaways, metallica #karaoke and a bunch more fun- like these Funko Pop figures of Lady Justice.

Plus:
METALLICA KARAOKE!
GIVEAWAYS!
COFFEE!
FOOD?
SURPRISES!

RSVP on facebook: http://bit.ly/dsjustice 

Preorder '...And Justice For All' to guarantee your copy:
https://www.darksiderecords.com/UPC/858978005813/Metallica_Justice-For-All-WCd-WDvd-Box-Dlx-Rmst

Or just come shop late in the store- all other new releases will also be for sale, including Tenacious D, Touche Amore, Studio Ghibli Soundtracks, The Prodigy & more!

See all upcoming events: http://bit.ly/darksideevents

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Used Tues list for 10/23/18!

Used Tues list for 10/23/18!

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/23/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/23/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 10/16/18

#UsedTues Update for 10/16/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/16/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/16/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Tell us what you're excited for this Black Friday!

Tell us what you're excited for this Black Friday!

Help us help you this Black Friday with our Black Friday Dream Phone form!

We want to know what you're looking or- RSD was awesome enough to post the list before our orders were placed this year- and your picks help us know what we should be getting in! THESE ARE NOT PRE-ORDERS OR GUARANTEES- all our other Record Store Day rules still apply (more info on our RSD page) but this will hopefully increase everyone's chances of getting the things you're looking for. 

Fill it out below!

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Cassette Store Day and Chill Foundation Fundraiser this weekend!

Cassette Store Day and Chill Foundation Fundraiser this weekend!

Giving a nod to the humble #cassette this Saturday as we celebrate Cassette Store Day USA! Grab this exclusive release of #Sleep ‘The Sciences’ and get 20% off all other new & used #tapes all day long!

And don’t miss our The Chill Foundation benefit Saturday at 6pm tonight with live music from DEAD CHANNELS Nothing But Wolves and more, plus a raffle for an awesome Burton Snowboards #snowboard. Open til 9!

RSVP > Cassette Store Day 2018
RSVP > Burton CHILL benefit show

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Black Friday is Nov 23- see the list of exclusive titles now!

Black Friday is Nov 23- see the list of exclusive titles now!


Once again we take a day to honor independent record stores and our favorite physical music format! Record Store Day takes place every year on the third saturday in April (and again on Black Friday), and we'll be celebrating with food, live music, sales, giveaways, and as always the exclusive, super limited-edition releases. 

RSVP to our facebook event for all the complete details, updates, exclusive offers and more!

Since its inception, Black Friday has turned the day after Thanksgiving into the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. Traditionally, Black Friday was about super-cheap prices, and for years was synonymous with being up super-early at chain and mall stores. In some places, that's what this is still about. But we really like the idea of a shopping season, especially when that shopping is, at its heart, a way to show the people you like that you like them. (And a way for them to show you. Gift-getting is awesome, too.

See the whole list: downloadable pdf view list on RSD website

See all the details on our Record Store Day/Black Friday page or on the facebook event!

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#usedtuesforyous update for 10/9

#usedtuesforyous update for 10/9

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/9/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/9/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Rhino Rocktober 2018 reissues this fall!

ROCKTOBER is back again for 2018!  Rhino kicks-off its third annual ROCKTOBER campaign on Tuesday, October 2nd and features 20 limited edition vinyl releases!  This year’s titles include releases from Dio, Grateful Dead, Alice Cooper, The Rutles, Faces, and Black Sabbath.  Also included is a brand new compilation, Hard Rock Heretics, featuring classic songs from Dokken, Skid Row, Twisted Sister, and more! All releases are available exclusively at participating brick and mortar retail outlets.

See the complete list after the jump!

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#UsedTues Update for 10/2/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/2/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 10/2/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 9/25/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/25/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/25/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 9/18/18

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

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

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

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues update for 9/11/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/11/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/11/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 9/4/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/4/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 9/4/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues update for 8/28/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/28/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/28/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Sleep Leagues Beneath Colored Vinyl Contest!

Sleep Leagues Beneath Colored Vinyl Contest!

Ok- there’s been a lot of questions about the new Sleep ‘Leagues Beneath’ 12” that is coming out this Friday- we only have 2 colored copies so we tried to think of the most fair thing to do- so here it is:

*SLEEP LEAGUES BENEATH COLORED 12” CONTEST!*

We have TWO COPIES of the colored 12”. Purchase the etched, black vinyl 12” (IN-STORE ONLY!) and two customers who do will be selected who can buy the #indieexclusive 12” colored version. Winners will be chosen Monday, 8/27 during our #usedtuesforyous Facebook/YouTube livestream (and contacted). #supportyourlocalrecordstore

In-store purchase only. Customer must provide a name valid phone number at time of purchase. 2 total Winners will be chosen by Darkside staff and contacted on a first-come, first serve basis. this contest not affiliated with facebook, youtube, sleep, thirdman records or any other parties. 

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#UsedTues update for 8/21/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/21/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/21/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 8/14/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/14/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/14/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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10 bands 1 cause returns this September!

10 bands 1 cause returns this September!

Four years ago, the charity initiative Ten Bands One Cause began with a diverse array of artists releasing 10 albums in limited quantities on pink vinyl with the goal of raising awareness for Gilda’s Club NYC, a charity that provides free support for everyone living with cancer along with their families and friends.

The Ten Bands One Cause program, which includes notable past participants Run The Jewels​, ​Red Hot Chili Peppers​, ​Sturgill Simpson​, ​Jason Isbell​, ​The Black Keys​, and ​Anthrax​, coincides with National Breast Cancer Awareness Monthin October. Since 2014, nearly $200,000 has been raised for Gilda’s Club NYC.

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#UsedTues for 8/7/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/7/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 8/7/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Win a framed Grateful Dead print!

Win a framed Grateful Dead print!

In honor of Jerry Garcia’s birthday, we’re announcing a Grateful Dead giveaway!

Win this super limited framed print in honor of Jerry and the 50th anniversary of ‘Anthem of the Sun’. We're keeping this one old school- winner will be drawn 9/1 and yeah, you gotta be in the store to enter and win! I’m sure there’s some other legal mumbo jumbo that we’ll put on our website. Get in here and win! 

Entries must be done physically in-store. One winner will be picked 9/1 by Darkside Staff, and notified by e-mail within 24 hours. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Prize must be picked up in store within 14 days of end of drawing. Winner must present ID when claiming prize. Item can not be shipped. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, The Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, or any other entities.

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#UsedTues for 7/31/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/31/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/31/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 7/24/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/24/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/24/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Meet Mushroomhead in-store 8/22!

Meet Mushroomhead in-store 8/22!

Meet MUSHROOMHEAD in full costume right here Aug 22!

The band will be doing a special In-store signing at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie, NY on August 22 @ 6pm. They will be in full costume signing & photos with any fans who purchase a copy of their new DVD 'Volume III', available Aug 17 worldwide! Preorder yours to get it on sale for $15!!

Pre-order your copy: https://darksiderecords.com/UPC/020286226888/_Volume-Iii

Then catch them live on their Summer of Screams tour at The Chance Theater Aug 22 with Powerman5000, The Browning, Psychostick, Kissing Candice and more! Tickets:
https://www.ticketweb.com/event/summer-of-screams-tour-the-chance-tickets/8442895?REFERRAL_ID=twfb

More events at Darkside: http://www.darksiderecords.com/InStores

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Influential Cleveland, Ohio-based metal pioneers Mushroomhead recently announced the release of their upcoming DVD, entitled VOLUME III, a follow up to the widely-acclaimed DVD’s Volume 1 (2005) and Volume 2 (2008). The DVD is set to hit retailers on August 17, 2018 via Megaforce Records and will feature over 90 minutes of new material – including stunning new music videos, backstage antics, and exclusive never-seen-before content.

MUSHROOMHEAD are thrilled to release a brand new, terrifying, cinema-quality music video for the alternate version of their track, “We Are The Truth”, cut from their most recent and successful charting album, The Righteous & The Butterfly (the album debuted at #20 on the Billboard Top 200, #1 on the Billboard Independent Chart, and #1 on the Billboard Hard Rock Chart). The track and video feature Jackie Laponza of Unsaid Fate on guest vocals.

Impressively, the video is a complete DIY production, featuring sets the band built themselves and shot in their hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. Watch the video here via VEVO: https://youtu.be/NxviGrBMKKY

“As you can imagine, the entire MUSHROOMHEAD camp is heavily into Horror films,” says producer/drummer/founder Steve “Skinny” Felton. “So, we decided to do an ‘Evil Dead’ tribute. Dr. F, Stitch and myself were responsible for all set designs. I think the end result is very creepy and a lot of fun.”

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#UsedTues Update for 7/17/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/17/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/17/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues update for 7/10/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/10/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/10/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Independ-Tents Day Sale this Saturday!

Come by July 4th weekend to a special sale here at Darkside Records- our INDEPEND-TENTS DAY SALE! 



We'll be setting up a huge outdoor tent in the parking lot, where you will be able to shop our One Dollar Dollar Bill (Ya'll) Sale, on a hundreds of vinyl, cds, 45s, dvds, laserdiscs and more- all starting at a buck!

We'll have a batch of fresh, untouched music from a huge collection that you can get first dibs on! We'll be grilling up some food. We'll have an indoor sale on select stickered items. 

It all kicks off at 10am- tent sale til 6, but we'll be open til 9 with the indoor sale. Come on by!

RSVP > https://business.facebook.com/events/253477908548031/ 

See all of our free, all-ages upcoming events: darksiderecords.com/InStore

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It's Back to the 80s!

It's Back to the 80s!

Today begins the 2018 summer vinyl reissue series from the good folks at Rhino, Back To The 80's! 

Most of these sweet reissues are on colored vinyl & ALL of them are limited edition pressings. Check out the full release schedule for the month of July & get a free pair of sunglasses with the purchase of any title! Head over to our website to pre-order upcoming releases!

Upcoming Releases:
  • Rod Stewart – Greatest Hits Vol. 1 – 140g pink vinyl
  • Spandau Ballet – Gold – 140g black vinyl
  • YES – 90125 – tri-colored pink/yellow/blue vinyl
  • Alice Cooper Dada – 140g mixed color vinyl
  • Alice Cooper Flush The Fashion – 140g mixed color vinyl
  • Alice Cooper Zipper Catches Skin – 140g mixed color vinyl
  • Los Lobos – How Will The Wolf Survive – 180g black vinyl
  • Madonna – Who’s That Girl (Original Motion Soundtrack) – 140g black vinyl
  • Gang Of Four – A Brief History Of The 20th Century – clear vinyl
  • Richard Hell And The Voidoids – Blank Generation – orange & black “ink spot” vinyl
  • The Time – Ice Cream Castle – pink, white & brown “Neapolitan vinyl”
  • Various Artists – New Wave Hits – 140g  marble “blue/red swirl” color vinyl
  • Various Artists –  Not Good For Your Health: Punk Nuggets 1972-1984 – 140-gram colored vinyl
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#UsedTues for 7/3/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/3/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 7/3/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues update for 6/26/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/26/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/26/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues update for 6/19/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/19/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/19/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Unsolved Mysteries soundtrack listening party & ghost tour this wednesday!

Unsolved Mysteries soundtrack listening party & ghost tour this wednesday!

Terror Vision Records presents the first ever release of Gary Malkin's 'Unsolved Mysteries broadcast soundtrack! This release contains the music written for the ghost related segments of the show as well as the iconic theme music.

We're having an exclusive listening party, where you can purchase the soundtrack on indie-exclusive color variant vinyl early, plus anyone who purchases the soundtrack on CD or LP gets taken on a special hudson valley ghost tour to Miss Fanny's Victorian Party House- an actual haunted house- with our resident soundtrack nerd, Brian! Tour details to come, FIRST COME FIRST SERVE!

Pre-order the soundtrack here: https://www.darksiderecords.com/UPC/643157444763/_Unsolved-Mysteries-Ghosts-Hauntings-Unexplained

Soundtrack details:
* First time available on any format!
* Contains the original theme music that’s been highly sought after for 30 years!
* Remastered from the original tapes
* Available on “Last Light” color variant

Haunted House details:
* Built circa-1860-70
* named after the last of the Van Wyck family who lived there
* known for doors opening and closing, voices, footsteps, and even apparitions
* Featured on 'My Ghost Story' on Biography channel
* more info: http://www.missfannys.com or https://www.facebook.com/groups/193720131850

Courtesy of our friends at Light In The Attic Records!

This single LP has been curated and produced by Ryan Graveface (Casket Girls, Dreamend) and all of the music is sourced from the original tapes. If you’re unfamiliar with the show, Unsolved Mysteries is one of the longest running programs in television and the inspiration for dozens of imitators. It is also one of the first television shows with an audience interactive call-to-action requesting viewer tips to help solve actual cases. Each episode consists of five segments profiling real-life mysteries and an update of a case which has been solved, thanks to a viewer tip. The segments are drawn from a variety of several different categories: Murder, Missing Persons, Wanted Fugitives, UFOs, Ghosts, The Unexplained (Paranormal), Missing Heirs, Amnesia, Fraud, among others. A great deal of these episodes are now on Amazon Prime if you want to brush up before picking up the LP.

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See more upcoming events: darksiderecords.com/InStore

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#UsedTues Update for 6/12/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/12/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/12/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Darkside Bazaar Outdoor Flea Market this Saturday!

Darkside Bazaar Outdoor Flea Market this Saturday!

Darkside Bazaar outdoor punk rock flea-market is this Saturday!!

Located in the parking lot at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie, NY on June 9th, 2018 from 11am - 6pm. There will be food, live music, a bouncy castle (for both adults and kids), vendors with all kinds of wares including local original art, beauty products, music, clothing, comics, collectibles, and so much more. and of course, it's all ages and FREE entry!! 

RSVP ON FACEBOOK

You want puppies? you got it. There will be a fundraiser for Hudson Valley Animal Rescue and Sanctuary, a non-profit, no kill shelter who will be on-site with adorable animals you can pet and get info on adopting! We'll be collecting cash donations as well as donations of non-perishable pet-friendly items (pet food, etc). 


There will be food!
 Served on site (and yes, vegan options!) including: 
 - The Poughkeepsie Grind serving coffee & treats
 - 
Brooklyn Belle Italian Ice Cart serving Brooklyn’s own GINO’S Italian Ices out of an authentic Italian Ice Pushcart
 - 
Noshi's Coney PK serving gourmet hotdogs
 - 
El Azteca Mexican serving delicious mexican food


Live music happening all day long! The outdoor stage in the afternoon, then a special indoor rock show. Support Independent Bands!
1:00p - Scoot Horton Music (Acoustic Country/Folk)
1:45 - Ciarra Fragale (Acoustic Jams)
2:30 - Strange Neighbors (Rock from BK)
3:15 - The Warp/The Weft (Acoustic Jams)
4:00p - Ameliarose & Antic (Teen rockers)
7pm - Unbalanced (Metal, indoors)
8pm - Bjorn (Hard Rock, indoors)


Here's some of the vendors you can check out:

Wicked Sensations - Homemade vegan beauty products. Chemical free bath and beauty products with a gothic twist! wickedsensations15.etsy.com

Dream in Plastic - A super happy awesome and eclectic mix of toys, cameras, pins, patches, stickers, stationery, accessories and more! Enhance your super-cool lifestyle. dreaminplastic.com

Old Bones Designs - If it's unique and odd I love it, mainly selling handcrafted silver and wire weaved jewelry - we always bring a few oddities and bizarre items to find new loving homes for. theoldbones.com

Dead Radio Podcast - Two nobodies with a podcast from Poughkeespie, keep your expectations low. Also representing the #darksidepodcast and Hudson Valley Podcast Alliance. We will be giving away excellence for free. Also refrigerator magnets. deadradiopodcast.com

Knitting is Metal - Knitting and crafting supplies along with esoteric pins, patches, and more! knittingismetal.com

Magick & Macabre Co. - Magick & Macabre Co. specializes in vegan bath products, handmade crystal jewelry, monthly subscription boxes, and pagan/occult supplies. Inside our mystical purple tent, you never know what magick you're going to find! @MagickMacabre Insta & Twitter // facebook.com/magickandmacabre

Cheeseboy Products - Cheeseboy Products repurposes eye-popping and hair-raising vintage book/magazine cover and postcard illustrations as colorful giclée canvases for your walls. Sourced from my personal collection, the canvases are printed by myself, hand-stretched, and topped off with a 2-step finishing process resulting in a ready to hang image of the highest quality. www.etsy.com/shop/cheeseboyproducts

Kilted Suds - Handcrafted soaps, lotion, face masks, sugar scrub, beard oil, and more. All products are made by hand in small batches. Palm free, paraben free, and vegan friendly! www.kiltedsuds.com

Claychic Expressions - Based in the Hudson Valley, Claychic Expressions creates a unique style of vintage babyheads, colorful mugs, bowls wall pockets, etc. http://dlamanna13.wixsite.com/claychic

MartyToons - Original Cartoon Designs inspired by a deep passion for Music. www.martytoons.com

Claychic Expressions - Artfully crafted pottery and slip-cast ceramics. dlamanna13.wixsite.com/claychic

Petit Chou - Handmade Gifts made in the USA! We have a handmade, unique, treasures that will be memorable and cherished for years! https://www.etsy.com/shop/PetitchouUS

Atomic Annie's Accessories - For feisty betties of all ages. 
Made on the Lower East Side in NYC, Atomic Annie’s Accessories are for feisty betties of all ages featuring hair accessories ranging from vintage inspired to pop culture. instagram.com/atomic_annies_accessories

Second Banana: Patches, Pins, Prints, Potassium. Pennsylvania-based art collective specializing in quirky,
dark-humored paraphernalia. Established in 2018, the collective creates patches, pins, prints, and other novelties. instagram.com/secondbananaco, 

BehindClosedEyelids- Sacred Geometry art accompanied with anatomical art & the best hand made wool hats you've ever seen! Hand-drawn/painted/knitted products, Orginial art and hats . Follow on insta: @Behind_closed_eyelids / @Ariekading

Designs Lestrange - Made by freaks, for freaks! Selling handmade jewelry and clothing along with unique oddities, antiques, and specimen. 
https://www.instagram.com/DesignsLestrange/

SUNY Purchase Art Collective- Art by Damian Colavito, Doliah Francis and Sam Crohn, students from SUNY Purchase (current and former) who are part of the art and design conservatory. We are selling original art, including but not limited to: Prints, original pieces (painting and drawing) zines and stickers! vitodesigns.com / doliahfrancis.com / Samcrohn.com 

Hudson Valley Horrors Roller Derby- The Hudson Valley’s Premiere Roller Derby League. We are DO gooders, BRUISE makers, NO fakers, REAL skaters! Programs for kids and adults alike. horrorsrollerderby.com

NYC Subway Line- NYC Subway T-shirts & Accessories. nycsubwayline.net 

Wednesday's Dolls - Plachi Plushies & Death by Nature- Strangely Odd but Beautiful. Handmade odd rag dolls and taxidermied art. https://m.facebook.com/PlachiPlushies/

Other Worldly Waxes & Whatever- Celebrating 25 years of custom ritual candles, oils, and powdered incense. Other Worldly Waxes is a metaphysical shop located in Beacon, NY specializing in 25 years of Candle Magick, hand blended and ritually charged powdered incense and oils. OtherWorldlyWaxesandWhatever.com

Untamed - Boldly Grow with premium organic beard care products. Come by the Untamed booth for natural beard and body care products. If you don't have a beard, we offer a state-of-the-art beard simulation booth. Come peer into your furry future! be-untamed.com


We'll see you Saturday!

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#UsedTues Update for 6/5/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/5/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 6/5/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues update for 5/29/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/29/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/29/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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CD Mania Memorial Day Weekend is here!

Click here to browse the complete list!

The day has finally come - we've put out the 3k+ piece CD collection that we've been teasing for weeks now. All genre's of music, box sets, promos, fan club editions, SACD, Japanese Mini LP and so so many more! AND there still more to come- that's right, there are still 2 boxes we haven't yet completed, so be sure to ask at the counter to dig the still hidden treasures as we continue to work on them throughout the day.

No holds, first come first served!

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Memorial Day CD Mania this Saturday!

Memorial Day CD Mania this Saturday!

It's Memorial Day CDMania at Darkside Records

We recently purchased a massive CD collection with thousands of titles in pristine condition, plus rarities, box sets and more- and we're putting them all out on one day for you to come take advantage of. All genres- rock, hip hop, punk, country, metal, r&b, soul, world, electronic, reggae, a little bit of everything is in this one. Also HIFI CDs, box sets and more. Doors open at 10am, and it is all first come, first serve! 

RSVP > https://www.facebook.com/events/376174872889018/ 

The rest of the store will also be open with our usual selection of vinyl, cd, movies, hifi equipment, gifts and everything else. Stick around in the evening to hear free live music from Brooklyn NY's own Counterspace EP release with The Number 19 and Ramona Lane! 

And don't miss our Darkside Bazaar | outdoor flea market happening June 9- it's our free, outdoor event with live music, food, a host of vendors including Wicked Sensations vegan hand-made body care products, a bouncy castle, and fundraiser for Hudson Valley Animal Rescue and Sanctuary. 

See more upcoming events: darksiderecords.com/InStore

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#UsedTues for 5/22/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/22/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/22/18!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues update for 5/15/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/15/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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New Darkside Podcast Episode is live!

New Darkside Podcast Episode is live!

Podcast fans- you can now download a brand new episode of our Darkside Podcastlisten now on our podcast page!

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

It is our yearly Record Store Day recap episode! Recorded live in the early morning of April 21 2018 at Darkside Records, It features interviews from the morning of #RSD18, including Milky Mike, Billy Fields from Run Out Groove, Merch Guy Brian, JB’s old boss Rhea, The Withrows and more. We also have an interview we conducted a few weeks back with Frank McGinnis of American Film History and his label Sub Family Records. That interview was interrupted halfway through due to an error- but we wanted to share what we had, plus we debut a new AFH song. We also talk about nicknames, roller derby, tailgating, injuries, tattoos, CIA, police encounters, dildos, koalas, lil’ toenail, vermont maple syrup, celebrity encounters, cassettes and more.

Intro music by Dead Empires (http://www.deadempires.com)

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#UsedTues update for 5/8/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/8/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 5/1/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/1/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Darkside Bazaar Outdoor Flea Market returns June 9!

Darkside Bazaar Outdoor Flea Market returns June 9!

Darkside Bazaar outdoor punk rock flea-market returns June 9th, 2018! The event will take place 11am - 6pm. There will be food, room for 50 vendors with all kinds of wares including local original art, food, music, clothing, comics, collectibles, and so much more. Jump in a bouncy castle! There will be outdoor live music- schedule coming soon! and of course, it's FREE entry!! More info after the jump!


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#RSD2018 titles for sale

THANK EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU for coming out & celebrating Record Store Day with all of us Motley Apes. We had a blast and none of it is even remotely possible without all of your love & support. Huge thanks to all the amazing bands that played, G$ for the bangin’ food, @zombiepetz_rgb for our amazing poster art, @grindpoughkeepsie for the coffee high, @halftimebev & @dogfishhead for the Yum Yums keeping us loose, @hvhrd for keeping it real upfront AND of course @benandjerrys of Albany for filling our bellies with he frozen cream- damn, what a day. We’re weak in the knees & full in the hearts, so thanks to all of you for making a great day about everything that it is- community, love, positive vibes & of course the music. Every day is Record Store Day, today is just the anniversary celebration. 

So that all being said, here is our list of all the #RSD18 titles we still have for sale! Please note this list will be updated periodically (refresh this page often) but if you see something you're interested in, PLEASE CALL THE STORE (845) 452-8010 for complete availability. We ship worldwide! Or come into the store for first dibs. 

Complete list after the jump (updated 4/25/18)!

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#UsedTues RECORD STORE DAY EDITION

Happy Record Store Day!

It's record store day and you know what else we're cookin' up in addition to all the great releases and activities? MORE MUSIC! We put out over 300 LP's, 200+ CD's and some great import 7"s for the big day. Wether you're waiting in line or just checking in for what's happening follow the link below to see all this week goodies. PLUS on Record Store Day ONLY (April 21st) ALL USED MUSIC IS 15% OFF! Stop reading, start digging!

Click here to see the special edition Used Tues list for RSD!

*Quick note- due to the craziness of the day, we won't be able to accomodate your hold requests or respond to emails right away. Please call later in the day if you'd like something held. Thanks!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Record Store Day menu is up! Open at 9am Saturday!

Record Store Day menu is up! Open at 9am Saturday!

We're only a few hours away from Record Store Day 2018 at Darkside Records- and our menu is now live! See all the titles we'll have on hand, plus sales, deals and more. Open 9am!
Darkside Records Record Store Day Menu is live!
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Darkside Staff RSD2018 picks

Record Store Day is coming April 21! We have a ton planned- live music, food, free beer, and much more fun- and of course, there are the the releases. As part of the record store day celebration, there will be hundreds of exclusive, limited-edition releases going out Saturday upon opening at 9am. They are first-come, first serve (see our complete RSD rules) and of course only available at participating independent record stores.

We did a facebook live where we went through and highlighted a few titles coming out- and thought we'd take some time to share what our darkside record staff is excited for this coming record store day! Read below to see our picks!

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#UsedTues Update for 4/10/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/10/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues update for 4/3/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/3/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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April Fool's Day Sale!

TODAY ONLY! Stop in today to save 15% off your whole purchase when you show us that you downloaded our app. Can't make it into the store today? No sweat, we've got you covered. Make a purchase through the mobile app today and get 15% off too! See, not even Grandma can kee you away from us. Open till 6pm, come say hi! Call for more questions or info 845-452-8010

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#UsedTues update for 3/27/18

#UsedTues update for 3/27/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/27/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues update for 3/20/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/20/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 3/13/18

#UsedTues Update for 3/13/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/13/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Record Store Day 2018 list

Record Store Day 2018 list

Once again we take a day to honor independent record stores and our favorite physical music format! Record Store Day takes place every year on the third saturday in April (and again on Black Friday), and we'll be celebrating with food, live music, sales, giveaways, and as always the exclusive, super limited-edition releases. RSVP on facebook for all the latest details and updates. 

The big news, of course, is THE LIST IS OUT! This year features titles from David Bowie, Nas, Cheech & Chong, The Breeders, Sun Ra and many more. You can now check out everything that's coming out on Record Store Day's website now:

downloadable pdf view list on RSD website

...and for those of you who can't wait, Here's the list (after the jump)

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#UsedTues Update for 3/6/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/6/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

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Darkside Podcast Episode 34 now live!

Darkside Podcast Episode 34 now live!

Episode 34 of #darksidepodcast is now live! This month we discuss the apparent death of the #cd at the hands of big box stores, and we interview former WWF superstar Lanny "The Genius" Poffo, brother of Macho Man Randy Savage- who’ll be appearing in-store this Saturday at noon presented by Another Wrestling Podcast!

Download it for free on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, wherever you get your podcasts, or at darksiderecords.com/Podcast

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#UsedTues Update for 2/27/18!

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/27/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

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#UsedTues update for 2/20/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/20/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

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#UsedTues Update for 2/13/18

#UsedTues Update for 2/13/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/13/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

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15% off Snow Day Sale Feb 7th only!

15% off Snow Day Sale Feb 7th only!

Snow Day Sale Feb 7 darkside records

Oh man, it is gross outside. Our brick & mortar location is open (for the time being- please call before coming in to be sure!), but we thought we'd do something fun this snow day! Purchase any new CD, Vinyl or Movie at darksiderecords.com/Store and get 15% off Feb 7th only! 

So whether you are snowed in, really hate pants, are lazy as hell or just want a sweet deal on some new music and movies- it's a #snowdaysale! 

Pick up your orders in-store or we ship worldwide. Applies to all new CD, Vinyl or Movie titles, as well as preorders. Price listed on site is already discounted. Expires ad midnight on Feb 7, 2018.

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#UsedTues Update for 2/6/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/6/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

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#UsedTues Update for 1/30/18

#UsedTues Update for 1/30/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/30/18!

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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New Release Round-Up 01-26-18

 

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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Hollie Cook - Vessel of Love - Merge Records
Hollie Cook combines her unique vocal talent with charming charisma to craft her own dynamic strand of lovers rock with enduring tropical vibes, weaving a path from her West London roots to an arena of diverse collaborations, critically acclaimed records, and iconic live appearances around the world. Cook’s ability to continually surprise, delight, and progress solidifies her position as one of the most exciting voices in reggae, and this is crystal clear on her third full-length and Merge debut, Vessel of Love.


Ty Segall - Freedom's Goblin [LP] - Drag City
Ty Segall goes all the way, flipping the Freedom coin to find passion, laughter and savagery on both sides. A head-spinning compendium of stompers, weepers, ballads, screamers, bangers and funker-uppers, all marking a different impasse, like a flag whirling into a knot, exploding and burning on contact, in the name of life and loathing and the pursuit of what you love.

Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa - Black Coffee [Red LP] - J&R Adventures
It's been 4 years since the critically acclaimed, Grammy nominated, and #1 Billboard Blues album Seesaw was released by Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa. They have reunited for Black Coffee - another collection of scorching interpretations of ten soul gems that pair Hart’s breathtaking vocals and Joe’s masterfully expressive playing. Featuring songs made famous by; Edgar Winter, Ray Charles, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Lucinda Williams and more. LP is 180g, red vinyl, and contains an exclusive bonus track.

Nightmares On Wax - Shape The Future [2LP] - Warp Records
One of the most influential artists of a generation and a long-standing member of the Warp Records family, Nightmares On Wax announces his new album Shape The Future. A perfect marriage of soul, hip-hop, dub and timeless club sounds that act as a salvo masterpiece of contemporary and classic genre-blending, brilliantly solidifying Nightmares On Wax place as an inspirational electronic music figurehead.

Cornelius - Mellow Waves [LP] - Rostrum Records
Acclaimed Japanese producer, composer, and recording artist Cornelius first proper studio album in over 11 years, featuring the singles If You're Here, Sometime / Someplace, and In a Dream. 180g black vinyl gatefold LP

American Folk [Soundtrack]

American Folk [Soundtrack]American Folk [Soundtrack]American Folk [Soundtrack] - American Folk Records
American Folk is the soundtrack to the award-winning 2018 independent film, American Folk, starring Joe Purdy and Amber Rubarth. In addition to both original compositions and classic folk song renditions by Purdy and Rubarth, the soundtrack includes John Prine's ''Some Humans Ain't Human'' and Jerry Garcia & David Grisman's ''Freight Train.''

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

 CURRENT SINGLES/EPs

H.C. McEntire - Lionheart [LP]
Steep Canyon Rangers - Out In The Open [LP]
Django Django - Marble Skies [LP]
Seth Macfarlane - In Full Swing [LP]
Dream Wife - Dream Wife [LP]
Jeff Lynne's ELO - Jeff Lynne's ELO: Wembley Or Bust [LP Box Set]
Gord Downie - Coke Machine Glow [2LP]
Gord Downie - Battle Of The Nudes [LP]
Nils Frahm - All Melody [Vinyl]
Craig David - The Time Is Now
Mary Gauthier - Rifles & Rosary Beads [LP]
Sarah Walk - Little Black Book [LP]
Tribulation - Down Below [LP]
Orphaned Land - Unsung Prophets And Dead Messiahs [2LP]
Ben Miller Band - Choke Cherry Tree [LP]
No Age - Snares Like A Haircut [LP]
Sekel - Sekel [LP]
Panic! At The Disco - All My Friends, We're Glorious: Death Of A Bachelor Tour Live [LP]
Steve Hackett - Wuthering Nights: Live In Birmingham

& More .....

The Wood Brothers - Laughin' Or Crying - Single
The James Hunter Six - Whatever It Takes - Single



 


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 1/23/18

#UsedTues Update for 1/23/18

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. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Click here to check it out!

How to reach us

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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

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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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#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

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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

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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!

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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.

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

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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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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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