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New Release Round-Up 04-20-18



Lord Huron - Vide Noir


Lord Huron - Vide NoirLord Huron - Vide NoirLord Huron - Vide Noir - Republic
Lord Huron releases new album, Vide Noir, on via Republic Records. The album follows critically lauded EPs, 'Strange Trails' and 'Lonesome Tails', which has garnered over 400M streams to-date. Previous single 'The Night We Met' is best known for featuring in Netflix's '13 Reasons Why.' The band is currently on an extensive USA headlining tour through Summer 2018.

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Thievery Corporation - Treasures From The Temple - Eighteenth Street
11th studio album from D.C. based electronic duo featuring artists: Mr. Lif, Sitali, Racquel Jones, Notch, Natalia Clavier, and Lou Lou Ghelichkhani. The 12 track Treasures From The Temple is a continuation from their last album Temple of I & I, recorded in Port Antonio. Blending their signature sound with classic dub, dancehall, and roots vibes.

Old Crow Medicine Show - Volunteer

Old Crow Medicine Show - VolunteerOld Crow Medicine Show - VolunteerOld Crow Medicine Show - Volunteer - SME Nashville
Old Crow Medicine Show release their new studio album, Volunteer, on Columbia Records Nashville. The album was recorded at the historic RCA Studio A and produced by Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson).

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The Melvins - Pinkus Abortion Technician - Ipecac Recordings
2018 album from US sludge-lords, this time adding Jeff Pinkus (Butthole Surfers) on bass alongside current bassist Steven Mcdonald (Redd Kross). Includes original tunes plus covers of The Beatles 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' & Butthole Surfers 'Graveyard'.

Kimbra - Primal Heart - Warner Bros
The whole world will certainly be watching Kimbra on Primal Heart. She has quietly spent the past two years assembling the 11 tracks on this body of work with hit-machine Skrillex ("Top of the World"), among other producers in Los Angeles and New Zealand. Stripping down Kimbra's music to bare emotion and heart, the album invites listeners to experience the inherent vulnerability in her voice, conveying raw feeling throughout each song.

Brothers Osborne - Port Saint Joe

Brothers Osborne - Port Saint JoeBrothers Osborne - Port Saint JoeBrothers Osborne - Port Saint Joe - EMI Nashville
John and TJ Osborne co-wrote every track on Port Saint Joe along with frequent collaborators Lee Thomas Miller, Kendall Marvel, Barry Dean, Shane McAnally, Troy Verges and more.  The title, Port Saint Joe, reflects the small town on the Florida coast where the real-life siblings recorded the album. Port Saint Joe is a sonic representation of who we’ve become not only as a band but as people,” says John Osborne. “Every show we’ve ever played together is on this record. Every song we’ve ever written and every mile we’ve ever ridden has led to the making of this record. Imperfections and all.” TJ adds, “we shacked up for two weeks to make an unabashed record that would reflect who we are in every way, and in the process we had the most enjoyable and memorable recording experience of our lives.”

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Joshua Hedley - Mr. Jukebox

Joshua Hedley - Mr. JukeboxJoshua Hedley - Mr. JukeboxJoshua Hedley - Mr. Jukebox - Third Man Records
With the release of his highly anticipated debut album Mr. Jukebox via Third Man Records, Joshua Hedley will embrace the role he was born to play: this generation’s classic country champion. An accomplished fiddle player, Hedley felt inexplicably drawn toward the instrument as a child. He got his hands on his own fiddle at age 8, and by 12, he was playing with middle-aged pickers at the VFW. At 19, he moved from his native Florida to Nashville, where he became an in-demand sideman at Robert’s Western World and other bars, and ultimately, a well-respected frontman. Armed with an easy croon and prodigious fiddle playing, he became known as the Mayor of Lower Broad. He hit the road to perform with artists including Jonny Fritz, Justin Townes Earle, and more, while the 2015 documentary Heartworn Highways Revisited featured Hedley prominently.

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Pennywise - Never Gonna Die

Pennywise - Never Gonna DiePennywise - Never Gonna DiePennywise - Never Gonna Die - Epitaph
Formed in the South Bay of Los Angeles, a neighborhood with a rich punk rock history, Pennywise began in 1988. The band would go on to amass an international following through relentless touring and a melodic high energy sound merging melodic surf punk, blistering hardcore and the classic punk of their youth. The group has solidified their place in punk history and are ready to continue their legacy with their long awaited new album, Never Gonna Die. A return to form for the band, Never Gonna Die contains 14 solid tracks that a punk fan can run in circles to.


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Record Store Day 2018

Record Store Day 2018 
The Big Day is almost here, join us this Saturday and say hi as we celebrate Record Store Day and have a huge worldwide party.  The year the list of special releases only available at independent record stores includes AC/DC, Arcade Fire, David Bowie, Johnny Cash, The Cure, Miles Davis, The Doors, Dr. Dre, The Flaming Lips, Marvin Gaye, Grateful Dead, Elton John, Led Zeppelin, Madonna, Nas, The Notorious B.I.G., Courtney Barnett, Elvis, Prince, Florence + The Machine, Run The Jewels, Taylor Swift, Tank & The Bangas, U2, Wu-Tang Clan and many, many more.

A full run down of the list can be found here: recordstoreday.com

ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

 CURRENT SINGLES/EPs

Sting / Shaggy - 44/876
A Perfect Circle - Eat The Elephant
Bishop Briggs - Church Of Scars
Shuggie Otis - Inter-Fusion [LP]
The Flaming Lips - Scratching The Door: The First Recordings Of the Flaming Lips
Stryper - God Damn Evil
Drinks - Hippo Lite
Sløtface - Try Not To Freak Out [Pink LP]
Charli XCX - Number 1 Angel / Pop 2 [2LP]
Jonny Greenwood - Phantom Thread [Soundtrack 2LP]
The Who - Live At The Fillmore East
From Ashes to New - The Future
TesseracT - Sonder
Marcia Ball - Shine Bright
Ashley Monroe - Sparrow
Black Stone Cherry - Family Tree
Alison Moyet - The Other Live Collection
Charley Crockett - Lonesome As A Shadow

& More .....

Gundelach - Baltus EP
Jim James - Just A Fool
Ghost - Rats
Father John Misty - Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All
Parker Millsap - Other Arrangements
The National Reserve - I'll Go Blind
Matt Costa - Time Tricks






 

UPCOMING RELEASES

Post Malone - beerbongs & bentleys

Post Malone - beerbongs & bentleysPost Malone - beerbongs & bentleysPost Malone - beerbongs & bentleys - Republic
Following the success of his multi-platinum debut album, Stoney, Post Malone is set to release his highly anticipated sophomore album beerbongs & bentleys on April 27th via Republic Records. The album includes the massive hit singles "Psycho" which is already Top 20 at Top 40 radio and Top 5 at Rhythm Radio and the certified 6x platinum single "rockstar" which peaked at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 8 consecutive weeks.

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Dr. Dog - Critical Equation

Dr. Dog - Critical EquationDr. Dog - Critical EquationDr. Dog - Critical Equation - We Buy Gold Records
'I feel like I'm in a totally new band right now,' says Dr. Dog guitarist/singer Scott McMicken. It's a bold declaration considering he's been co-fronting the beloved indie outfit for a decade-and-a-half, but it cuts straight to the heart of the intense and transformative experience behind the group's brilliant new album, 'Critical Equation.' Produced by Gus Seyffert (Bedouine, Michael Kiwanuka), 'Critical Equation' is the most infections and adventurous collection Dr. Dog has laid to tape yet. The record was born from a journey of doubt and discovery, a heavy, sometimes painful reckoning that ultimately brought the band closer together with more strength and clarity than ever before. Call it an existential awakening, call it a dark night of the soul, whatever it was, it fueled one of the most fertile creative periods in the group's history.

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Anthrax - Kings Among Scotland

Anthrax - Kings Among ScotlandAnthrax - Kings Among ScotlandAnthrax - Kings Among Scotland - Megaforce
Kings Among Scotland,” the band’s long-awaited live album, arrives in stores on April 27, 2018. Captured last February 15 at the band’s sold-out concert at Glasgow’s historic venue Barrowland Ballroom, the two-hour “Kings Among Scotland” incorporates the band’s entire live show.  The concert is also available on DVD.

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Keith Urban - Graffiti U

Keith Urban - Graffiti UKeith Urban - Graffiti UKeith Urban - Graffiti U - Capitol Nashville
It has been two years since the release of his chart-topping, record breaking album RIPCORD, but on Friday, April 27th, Keith Urban returns with his ninth studio album, Graffiti U. The 13-track recording, which includes his current single “Coming Home,” featuring Julia Michaels. The intimate image on the GRAFFITI U album cover was taken by world-renowned photographer Mark Seliger.

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Aisha Badru - Pendulum

Aisha Badru - PendulumAisha Badru - PendulumAisha Badru - Pendulum - Nettwerk Records
The Yonkers, NY born singer-songwriter uses airy vocals and vivid lyrics to draw listeners into her soulfully emotive world on her debut album Pendulum. "A major theme of every human’s experience is that we’re constantly swinging between good and bad," says Aisha Badru of the album’s theme. "We can’t avoid it. By realizing the that the swings aren’t permanent, you begin to develop the ability to control how you feel about the unfortunate events that may arise in your life."

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For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.

 

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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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New Release Round-Up 04-13-18



The Weeknd - My Dear Melancholy


The Weeknd - My Dear MelancholyThe Weeknd - My Dear MelancholyThe Weeknd - My Dear Melancholy - Republic
Grammy-winning artist The Weeknd releases new project ‘My Dear Melancholy,’ via XO Records / Republic Records. 'My Dear Melancholy,' follows the Weeknd's 2016 record, 'Starboy', which debuted #1 on the Billboard 200 Albums Charts and charted 2 Top 10 hits, “Starboy” & "I Feel it Coming." The Weeknd will perform at a handful of major festivals this summer, including headlining performances at Coachella & Panorama.


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King Tuff - The Other

King Tuff - The OtherKing Tuff - The OtherKing Tuff - The Other - Sub Pop
When asked to describe the title track from his new record, Kyle Thomas—aka King Tuff—takes a deep breath. “It’s a song about hitting rock bottom,” he says. “I didn’t even know what I wanted to do anymore, but I still had this urge—this feeling—like there was this possibility of something else I could be doing… and then I just followed that possibility. To me, that’s what songwriting, and art in general, is about. You’re chasing something, there is something out there calling to you and you’re trying to get at it. ‘The Other’ is basically where songs come from, it’s the hidden world, it’s the mystery. It’s the invisible hand that guides you whenever you make something. It’s the thing I had to rediscover—the sort of voice I had to follow—to bring me back to making music again in a way that felt true and good.”

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Breaking Benjamin - Ember
 - Hollywood Records

Ember is Breaking Benjamin's 6th studio album and is the follow up 2015’s DARK BEFORE DAWN, which debuted #1 on Billboard's Top 200, spun off three No. 1 rock radio tracks, “Failure” and “Angels Fall,” as well as their latest hit single “Never Again.” Selling over 500K, DARK BEFORE DAWN was certified gold in early 2017.

Metallica - The $5.98 EP - Garage Days Re-Revisited - Blackened Recordings
The Wait is over! Nearly three decades after going out of print, Metallica release a remastered version of The $5.98 EP - Garage Days Re-Revisited as part of their ongoing remasters series via their own Blackened Recordings label. Originally released over 30 years ago on August 21, 1987, the collection features the band covering songs by early Metallica influencers such as Diamond Head, Holocaust, Killing Joke, Budgie, and The Misfits. The five songs from the EP were later included as a part of the 1998 multi-platinum release Garage, Inc., but the band felt it was time to bring it back in the original formats! Garage Days Re-Revisited was remastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering in Hollywood, CA

Laura Veirs - The Lookout - Raven Marching Band
Fresh off the success of her 2016 collaboration with Neko Case and kd lang, Laura Veirs brings you her 10th album, The Lookout. A batch of inimitable, exquisite folk-pop songs; a concept album about the fragility of precious things. Featuring contributions from Jim James (My Morning Jacket) and Sufjan Stevens. Produced by Grammy-nominated Tucker Martine

 

John Prine - The Tree Of Forgiveness

John Prine - The Tree Of ForgivenessJohn Prine - The Tree Of ForgivenessJohn Prine - The Tree Of Forgiveness - Oh Boy
The highly-anticipated album, The Tree Of Forgiveness, is John Prine's first collection of new material since 2005's Grammy-winning Fair and Square. Rather than going out on a limb, Prine cultivated the themes that have brought international acclaim since the 1970s. For example, he can take a topic like loneliness and make it funny or heartbreaking.  Prine teamed with Grammy-winning producer Dave Cobb to record in Nashville's historic Studio A, enlisting friends like Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell, and Amanda Shires to sing along. The songs are new, although some had waited to be finished for decades, like a co-write with Phil Spectro called 'God Only Knows'; Another incomplete song, 'I Have Met My Love Today' now celebrates the unexpected spark that leads to lifelong romance -- with a dash of youthful innocence. The musical arrangements may be simpler than on past efforts, yet his unique ability to distill complex emotions into everyday language remains fully intact.

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A Place To Bury Strangers - Pinned - Dead Oceans
A couple of years ago, A Place To Bury Strangers were in search of a new drummer. Lia Simone Braswell, an L.A. native, had recently moved to New York, and was playing drums in shows around Brooklyn "just to keep her chops up." As it turned out, APTBS bassist Dion Lunadon caught one of those shows and, after seeing her play, was moved to ask her if she'd want to come to a band practice sometime. For well over a decade now, A Place to Bury Strangers-Lunadon, founding guitarist/singer Oliver Ackermann, and, officially, Lia Braswell-have become well known for their unwavering commitment to unpredictable, often bewildering live shows, and total, some might say dangerous volume. This week marks the release of Pinned, their fifth full-length and an album that finds them converting difficult moments into some of their most urgent work to date. It's their first since the 2016 election, and their first since the 2014 closing of Death By Audio, the beloved Brooklyn DIY space where Ackermann lived, worked, and created with complete freedom. There are searing meditations on truth and government-led conspiracies ("Execution"), as well as haunting, harmonized responses to the tensions of our current political climate ("There's Only One of Us"). It all opens with "Never Coming Back," a frightening crescendo of group vocals, vertiginous guitar work, and Lunadon's unrelenting bass. It's a clear and honest statement of intent, not just for everything that follows, but for this band as a whole.




ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

 CURRENT SINGLES/EPs

David Bowie - Changestwobowie [Black or Blue LP]
Derek Smalls - Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)
Greyhounds - Cheyenne Valley Drive
Jason Aldean - Rearview Town
Juliana Hatfield - Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John
Pentatonix - Ptx Presents: Top Pop, Vol. I
Josh T. Pearson - The Straight Hits!
The Damned - Evil Spirits
Beth Hart - Front And Center Live From New York [CD/DVD]
Mackenzie Nicole - The Edge
Moondoggies - A Love Sleeps Deep
U2 - Pop [2LP]
U2 - All That You Can't Leave Behind [LP]
Brazilian Girls - Let's Make Love
Confidence Man - Confident Music For Confident People
L.A. Salami - The City Of Bootmakers
Tinashe - Joyride

& More .....

SYML - Hurt For Me EP [Vinyl]
SYML - In My Body EP [Vinyl]
U2 - Wide Awake In America EP [Vinyl]
Bush Tetras - Take The Fall EP [Vinyl]
Stimulator Jones - Tempt Me With Your Love
Trampled By Turtles - We All Get Lonely
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - Talking Straight
Neko Case - Bad Luck





 

UPCOMING RELEASES

Joshua Hedley - Mr. Jukebox

Joshua Hedley - Mr. JukeboxJoshua Hedley - Mr. JukeboxJoshua Hedley - Mr. Jukebox - Third Man Records
With the release of his highly anticipated debut album Mr. Jukebox via Third Man Records, Joshua Hedley will embrace the role he was born to play: this generation’s classic country champion. An accomplished fiddle player, Hedley felt inexplicably drawn toward the instrument as a child. He got his hands on his own fiddle at age 8, and by 12, he was playing with middle-aged pickers at the VFW. At 19, he moved from his native Florida to Nashville, where he became an in-demand sideman at Robert’s Western World and other bars, and ultimately, a well-respected frontman. Armed with an easy croon and prodigious fiddle playing, he became known as the Mayor of Lower Broad. He hit the road to perform with artists including Jonny Fritz, Justin Townes Earle, and more, while the 2015 documentary Heartworn Highways Revisited featured Hedley prominently.
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Lord Huron - Vide Noir

Lord Huron - Vide NoirLord Huron - Vide NoirLord Huron - Vide Noir - Republic
Lord Huron to release new album, Vide Noir, on 4/20 via Republic Records. The album follows critically lauded EPs, 'Strange Trails' and 'Lonesome Tails', which has garnered over 400M streams to-date. Previous single 'The Night We Met' is best known for featuring in Netflix's '13 Reasons Why.' The band is currently on an extensive USA headlining tour through Summer 2018.

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Pennywise - Never Gonna Die

Pennywise - Never Gonna DiePennywise - Never Gonna DiePennywise - Never Gonna Die - Epitaph
Formed in the South Bay of Los Angeles, a neighborhood with a rich punk rock history, Pennywise began in 1988. The band would go on to amass an international following through relentless touring and a melodic high energy sound merging melodic surf punk, blistering hardcore and the classic punk of their youth. The group has solidified their place in punk history and are ready to continue their legacy with their long awaited new album, Never Gonna Die. A return to form for the band, Never Gonna Die contains 14 solid tracks that a punk fan can run in circles to.


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Brothers Osborne - Port Saint Joe

Brothers Osborne - Port Saint JoeBrothers Osborne - Port Saint JoeBrothers Osborne - Port Saint Joe - EMI Nashville
John and TJ Osborne co-wrote every track on Port Saint Joe along with frequent collaborators Lee Thomas Miller, Kendall Marvel, Barry Dean, Shane McAnally, Troy Verges and more.  The title, Port Saint Joe, reflects the small town on the Florida coast where the real-life siblings recorded the album. Port Saint Joe is a sonic representation of who we’ve become not only as a band but as people,” says John Osborne. “Every show we’ve ever played together is on this record. Every song we’ve ever written and every mile we’ve ever ridden has led to the making of this record. Imperfections and all.” TJ adds, “we shacked up for two weeks to make an unabashed record that would reflect who we are in every way, and in the process we had the most enjoyable and memorable recording experience of our lives.”

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Old Crow Medicine Show - Volunteer

Old Crow Medicine Show - VolunteerOld Crow Medicine Show - VolunteerOld Crow Medicine Show - Volunteer - SME Nashville
Old Crow Medicine Show have announced the release of their new studio album, Volunteer, due out April 20th, on Columbia Records Nashville. The album was recorded at the historic RCA Studio A and produced by Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson).

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For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.

 

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#UsedTues Update for 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:

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#UsedTues update for 4/3/18

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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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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:

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#UsedTues update for 3/20/18

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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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#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:

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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

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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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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!

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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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#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:

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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:

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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

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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:

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

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

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#UsedTues Update for 1/16/18!

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

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

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Vintage Valentines Feb 10 - Call for Vendors!

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

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

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#UsedTues update for 1/9/18!

#UsedTues update for 1/9/18!

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

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

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Jonesin' in January

Jonesin' in January

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

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#UsedTues Update for 1/2/18!

#UsedTues Update for 1/2/18!

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

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

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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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

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Get $5 when you download our app!

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

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

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

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

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Send us your #DSTopTen2017 album of the year picks!

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

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

 

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Get deals each Monday in December are #AnalogMonday!

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

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

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

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Darkside Podcast Episode 32 now live!

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

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

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

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Remaining #RSDBF Record Store Day Black Friday Pieces

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

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

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Small Business Saturday is 11/25!

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

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

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The Black Friday Menu is live!

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



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

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Darkside Podcast Episode 31 is up!

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

Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2
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Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk

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

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

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Black Friday 2017 List!

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

Record Store Day black Friday November 24 2017 at Darkside Records

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

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Cassette Store Day 2017 list

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

Cassette Store Day 2017

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Beck 'Colors' Unboxing!

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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John Waite In-Store 9/23

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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Unboxing Queens of the Stone Age

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

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

Here's a breakdown of the deluxe LP:

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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