Rare Records, Deep Discounts & More!

As many of us are working from home, social distancing, and self-quarantining, music is more important than ever. We want to ensure that the music you want is within your reach during these trying times, so we’re trying out some new ideas in addition to our store-wide sale this week. There’s something for everyone; out-of-print rarities, deep discounts for those on a budget, and previously unreleased digital tracks. Read below … Read More

Record Store Day 2020: The List

[UPDATE: Record Store Day 2020 has been postponed to June 20th due to concerns about the coronavirus.] The list is finally here! Record Store Day 2020 is approaching, and we’re thrilled to announce ten incredible releases, including brand new music and reissues from some of our favorite artists, past and present. You can read about each of the releases below. As a reminder, RSD falls on Saturday, April 18th June … Read More

Johnny Cash: Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous – Indie Exclusive

  We’re thrilled to announce that a limited ‘Indie Exclusive’ edition of Johnny Cash Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous,  pressed on “sunrise yellow” color vinyl, will be available at independent record stores beginning March 27th. The pressing is limited to just 300 copies, which are expected to go quick. Originally released in 1958 on Sun Records, Cash’s second album was a smash success, with singles such as “I Walk … Read More

Daniel Johnston: Fun

Today we wish a happy birthday to the late, great, and incomparable Daniel Johnston, who would’ve turned 59 today. We had the honor of releasing his 1994 masterpiece Fun on vinyl for the first time in 2013. We’re happy to announce that the record will finally be back in stores beginning Friday, February 7th.  Our friends at Newbury Comics are carrying a blue color vinyl edition, limited to just 500 copies. … Read More

Ben Webster: Gone With The Wind

  Originally reissued on white color vinyl for Record Store Day 2016, Ben Webster’s Gone With The Wind is now widely available on 180 gram black vinyl. This incredible performance had previously been out of print for nearly three decades, and we’re proud to keep it alive as part of our ongoing Black Lion reissue series. The recording took place at the legendary Jazzhus Montmartre in Copenhagen during January of … Read More

Sun Ra: Standards

— Released for the first time on vinyl exclusively for Record Store Day 2018, Sun Ra’s Standards will finally be available everywhere on black vinyl beginning August 16th. The album showcases Ra’s grounding in the jazz tradition, with unique takes on standards like “Time After Time,” “Easy to Love,” and “But Not for Me,” and is a great place to start for uninitiated listeners looking to dive into Sun Ra’s … Read More

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