Thursday, February 5, 2009

Hard Boiled Update 2-6-09

As of this coming Monday (Feb 9th) the store will be closed on Mondays for the foreseeable future. Having Mondays off will allow me to search for more rare records to sell in the store.
In last week's update I forgot to mention the Touch & Go and Matador new releases. We have the Volcano Sun reissues and the new cd from A.C. Newman of the New Pornographers.

In today.

Eno Moebius Rodelious - After The Heat LP Classic 1970's Eno collaboration.

Telefon Tel Aviv - Immolate CD New album on Bpitch Control. Hopefully not their last. RIP-Charlie-Cooper-of-Telefon-Tel Aviv

George Coleman - Bongo Joe LP On Mississippi Records.

Spiritual Singers - s/t LP On Mississippi Records.

V/a - I Woke Up LP Yet another great collection of rare pre WWII music on Mississippi Records.

Wire - 300th issue of the British music magazine.

Crystal Stilts - s/t CD/LP On Woodsist Records

Wavves - s/t CD On Woodsist Records

And there is a new Red Hot & Blue, AIDS Benefit cd coming out on Feb 17th. The double cd willbe $13.99 and the triple LP will be $23.99. If you want one of these let me know and I will reserve one for you.

The Story:
Dark Was The Night will be released on February 17th, 2009. Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National produced the album, and John Carlin, the founder of the Red Hot Organization was the executive producer. A total of 31 exclusive tracks have been recorded for the compilation. It will be available as a double cd/triple viny and will benefit the Red Hot Organization - an international charity dedicated to raising funds and awareness for HIV and AIDS. Red Hot was founded on the premise that even without a cure, AIDS remains a preventable disease – and music is a great vehicle to raise money and awareness for it.

This is the 20th year of Red Hot, and this is the 20th release!

Track Listing:
Disc 1
1. Knotty Pine - Dirty Projectors + David Byrne
2. Cello Song - The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez
3. Train Song - Feist + Ben Gibbard
4. Brackett, WI - Bon Iver
5. Deep Blue Sea - Grizzly Bear
6. So Far Around The Bend - The National
7. Tightrope - Yeasayer
8. Feeling Good - My Brightest Diamond
9. Dark Was The Night - Kronos Quartet
10. I Was Young When I Left Home - Antony + Bryce Dessner
11. Big Red Machine - Justin Vernon + Aaron Dessner
12. Sleepless - The Decemberists
13. Die - Iron & Wine
14. Service Bell - Grizzly Bear + Feist
15. You Are the Blood - Sufjan Stevens

Disc 2
1. Well-Alright - Spoon
2. Lenin - Arcade Fire
3. Mimizan - Beirut
4. El Caporal - My Morning Jacket
5. Inspiration Information - Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
6. With A Girl Like You - Dave Sitek
7. Blood Pt. 2 - Buck 65 Remix (featuring Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti)
8. Hey, Snow White - The New Pornographers
9. Gentle hour - Yo La Tengo
10. Amazing Grace - Cat Power and Dirty Delta Blues
11. Happiness - Riceboy Sleeps
12. Another Saturday - Stuart Murdoch
13. The Giant Of Illinois - Andrew Bird
14. Lua - Conor Oberst & Gillian Welch
15. When The Road Runs Out - Blonde Redhead + Devastations
16. Love vs. Porn - Kevin Drew

Also Record Store Day is coming up in 2 months and I will be figuring out something cool to do for that day.


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