Poison Idea – “Getting The Fear”
It’s Friday yet again and you know that only means one thing: Another RECORD OF THE WEEK blog for all you wax-fiends out there! Kicking things off this week is a majorly impressive new 7″ release from POISON IDEA, courtesy of TKO Records. This exclusive Record Store Day release features 2 brand new tracks from the band, a foldover jacket, and 5 different and equally amazing colored vinyl configurations! All of the splattered versions look incredible, especially that custom opaque purple version! If that wasn’t enough, this unique release comes with a 14″ x 21″ foldout poster – Major props to TKO for going all out with this one!
BAND: Poison Idea
LABEL: TKO Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.tkorecords.com
———————————— Honorable Mentions ———————————————
The first honorable mention this time around is a massive new LP from Grammy-nominated interdisciplinary media artist, STUART HYATT entitled ‘Field Works / The National Road’. This beast comes with a full color reverse-board printed innersleeve, heavyweight 350gsm reverse-board gatefold jackets, and an 11″ 28 page booklet! WHOA. Check out this short film about the record, too! http://vimeo.com/m/86160466
BAND: Field Works
LABEL: Team Records
Next up is a super sweet new 7″ release from UKE HUNT entitled ‘Prettiest Star’ – Check out that ‘Orange Crush’ vinyl with Black Haze! Definitely a slick looking record…
BAND: Uke Hunt
LABEL: Fat Wreck Chords
LABEL WEBSITE: www.fatwreck.com
It seems as if 2014 is going to be just as big as 2013 was for PURE NOISE Records… Just check out their latest offering, a brand new 12″ LP from BRIGADES! That ‘Swamp Green’ / ‘Dooke Brown’ AsideBside with Splatter looks incredible, as does the ‘White’ vinyl with ‘Olive Green’ and ‘Aqua Blue’ Haze! That ‘Ultra Clear’ version ain’t too shabby either 😉
LABEL: Pure Noise Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.purenoise.net
This repress of NOTHING’s ‘Guilty of Everything’ looks amazing! Just get a load of that White/Black/White Tri-Color Vinyl choice. On top of that, the repress features a Matte Jacket with Spot UV Printing… NICE!
LABEL: Relapse Records
From THE MYLENE SHEATH comes a brand new LP from Seattle’s ‘Heavy-Gaze’ masters in DUST MOTH! The record is called ‘Dragon Mouth’ and features a super-rad ‘Olive Green’ / ‘Grey’ AsideBside vinyl configuration! The ‘Swamp Green’ colored vinyl and Gatefold Jackets make this one hell of a release… Awesome!!
BAND: Dust Moth
LABEL: The Mylene Sheath
LABEL WEBSITE: www.mylenesheath.com
MAGNETIC EYE Records never fails to impress us here at the office- Check out their latest offering, a slick new 12″ release from AKUMA entitled ‘For the Beloved Ones’. That ‘Gold’ / ‘Bone’ AsideBside with Black, Red, and Purple Splatter is out of control, and the ‘Black-in-Milky Clear’ color-in-color version is a looker as well! As if that wasn’t cool enough, there’s even a ‘Ultra Clear’ version with Gold Haze! Hot damn!!
LABEL: Magnetic Eye Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.magneticeyerecords.com
Deathwish did a bang-up job with this DEAFHEAVEN repress- ‘Ultra Clear’ vinyl was a perfect choice!
LABEL: Deathwish, Inc.
LABEL WEBSITE: www.deathwishinc.com
BINDRUNE Records absolutely killed it with this 12″ Split from Falls of Rauros & Panopticon! ‘Milky Clear’ / ‘Black’ half-n-half vinyl and reverse-board heavyweight 350gsm jackets? Yes, please!
BAND: Falls of Rauros / Panopticon
LABEL: Bindrune Recordings
LABEL WEBSITE: www.bindrunerecordings.com
Last but certainly not least is a bitchin’ new LP release from WARM SODA, courtesy of the always-innovative CASTLE FACE Records! The record is called ‘Young Reckless Hearts’ and is truly a treat for all you power-pop fanatics out there. Get into it!!
BAND: Warm Soda
LABEL: Castle Face Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.castlefacerecords.com
That’s all we have for you this week! Enjoy your weekend, and make SURE to spread that good word of the almighty RECORD OF THE WEEK! Until next Friday… VINYL. RULES. ALL.