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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:41pm

Yes, it’s just about that time again: we’re a day away from this year’s Record Store Day, which takes place on April 22. As ever, we’ve got a plethora of special edition releases to offer up to you fine, upstanding individuals who frequent your friendly neighborhood record store.

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:21pm
You know Michael Nesmith, of course, from his work as one of the members of The Monkees, but there’s so much more to this man than a wool hat, a flair for comedy, and a gift for songwriting, and you’ll be able to find out about the other sides of his life when you pick up a copy of his new book, Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff. And after you’ve picked up a copy – or possibly even before then, in case you just want to be prepared for whenever you do add it to your bookshelf – we’ve got the perfect soundtrack for your reading: INFINITE TUESDAY: AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL RIFFS.
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 5:28pm

As great as the Stooges documentary, Gimme Danger, directed by Jim Jarmusch is — and it is great, what Gimme Danger doesn’t do, because it simply can’t, is translate to the viewer just how damn to-the-end-of-the-line good the Stooges were.

 

When the band’s one-time manager and zeitgeist-ist Danny Fields says they were the best band, he’s right, of course but the only way to understand why he would say such a thing is to get the records and listen to them. That’s the thing with the Stooges, the music was so strong, so pure, so unto itself, all the remaining members can do is issue impact statements as to the human cost of creating the music and how hard it was at times to survive its incredible power.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:35pm
30 years ago, Fleetwood Mac released TANGO IN THE NIGHT, delivering unto the world such hit singles as “Big Love,” “Seven Wonders,” “Everywhere,” “Little Lies,” and “Family Man.” To celebrate turning the big 3-0, Rhino has just released a deluxe edition of the classic album, one which – not unlike our previous Fleetwood Mac reissues – offers a wide variety of hard to find or heretofore-unreleased tracks from the band.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:25pm
On January 4, 1967, The Doors released their self-titled debut LP, kicking off a discography by Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger, and John Densmore which has resulted in millions of albums being sold over the course of the half-century. In celebration of this momentous anniversary in the band’s career, Rhino has just released THE DOORS: 50TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION, a 3-CD set – or, if you like, a 3-LP set – which will thrill fans to no end.