April 1st, 2011
Welcome to another RECORD OF THE WEEK!! We just HAD to toot our own horn this time around with the repress of COCKSPARRER’s 2007 album, “Here We Stand”!! Previously only available as an import title, Pirates Press brings the legendary band’s sixth studio album to the US with a ton of bonus material including a “Making of” DVD!
There were only 500 copies of the “Army Green/Bone A Side / B Side with White and Red Splatter” pressed and they are going fast, so get yours now!! We’ll see you all at Punk Rock Bowling!!
LABEL: Pirates Press Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.piratespressrecords.com
—————————- Honorable Mentions ————————————–
The first honorable mention this week is a split 7” between I CALL FIVES and RUST BELT LIGHTS! Splits between bands are somewhat of a lost art-form, so it’s nice to see some floating through office from time to time! This one is particularly impressive with its reverse-board gatefold jacket and beautiful front and back-cover photography. To top it off, get a load of these three awesome vinyl configurations!!
BROKEN RIM RECORDS really wowed us with this one…keep up the good work guys!! Go see I CALL GIVES and RUST BELT LIGHTS on tour in a city near you, and give them your money because these guys deserve it!!
BAND: I Call Fives / Rust Belt Lights
LABEL: Broken Rim Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.brokenrimrecords.com
Next up is another LP from the almighty ACID KING! Pentagram center labels and insane A Side / B Side and Splatter vinyl?! Awesome.
BAND: Acid King
LABEL: Kreation Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.kreationrecords.net
It’s pretty rare these days to see classy black and white photography used for album covers, but luckily THE LOVE ME NOTS are filling that void! A great looking package here…Awesome choice going with the “Halloween Orange” vinyl!!
BAND: The Love Me Nots
LABEL: Atomic A Go Go Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.myspace.com/atomicagogorecords
If you stare at this album cover for long enough you’ll start too see hidden images!! Not really, but it’s still awesome!! The “Baby Pink” vinyl w/ Blue, Yellow, and Pink splatter is outta control!!
BAND: Dangerous Ponies
LABEL: Sprinkle Kingdom Records
Did you ever think you’d see tigers and Scuba Divers on one album cover? Neither did we, which is why we had to include the new TINY ADVENTURES LP in this week’s blog! Their new record is called “Wild-Eyed in the Hinterlands”, and features some truly awesome artwork with gorgeous Transparent Blue vinyl to boot…Rad!!
BAND: Tiny Adventures
LABEL: Chicken Bristle Tune Concern
Last but not least is an AMAZING new 10” box set from KEY!! This beast of a release comes with three different records (Clear, Ultra Clear, and “White” w/ Black Splatter), 3 Heavy-Stock printed innersleeves, A stapled booklet, and A foil-printed cover and back-cover!! Holy smokes…
LABEL: Handmade Birds
LABEL WEBSITE: www.handmadebirds.com
And that marks the end of a short and sweet edition of RECORD OF THE WEEK! Let us know what you think of these killer records, and make sure to come back next week at the same time for another batch of amazing wax!! VINYL RULES ALL!