February 17th, 2012

Hey All!

Another week has passed and that means one thing….the RECORD OF THE WEEK blog is here yet again! Kicking it off this time around is a beautiful repress from the Mylene Sheath! The band is CASPIAN, the album is “Tertia”, and this gatefold double LP treatment looks stunning! The white vinyl and foil printing was a perfect choice for such an epic record…. All fans of instrument ambient heaviness are stoked!!!

BAND: Caspian
LABEL: The Mylene Sheath
LABEL WEBSITE: www.mylenesheath.com

—————————————— Honorable Mentions ————————————-

The first honorable mention this week comes from CASTLE FACE Records! This new LP from San Francisco’s very own psych-garage rock trio THE MALLARD looks rad!! Gotta’ love that “Transparent Sea Blue” vinyl!!

BAND: The Mallard
LABEL: Castle Face Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.castlefacerecords.com

Mom + Pop Music seem to never let up with their vinyl assault, and we love it!!! The latest LP from ANDREW BIRD came out particularly great, too. (Make sure to check out the single from the record, which we made the “Record of the Week” two weeks ago…) The colored innersleeves match the artwork perfectly, and were a great touch to the overall package…Keep up the good work!!

BAND: Andrew Bird
LABEL: Mom + Pop Music
LABEL WEBSITE: www.momandpopmusic.com

Trippy artwork, a printed innersleeve and two different vinyl configurations… Can’t really complain about the new 12” LP from CASUAL DOLPHINS, amazing band name too…

BAND: Casual Dolphins

It’s always nice to see some new vinyl from the almighty ROBOTIC EMPIRE! This is a particularly interesting release, as it was funded by a very successful Kickstarter campaign…Fuck yeah!! It’s amazing to see how fans can directly help a record see the light of a day, and this debut LP from TILTS is a perfect example…Buy this, now!!

BAND: Tilts
LABEL: Robotic Empire
LABEL WEBSITE: www.roboticempire.com

The new LP audiobook release from JACK GRISHAM came out awesome! “Ultra Clear” vinyl with red splatter is never a bad choice, and this is definitely a uniquely rad way to make use of vinyl records!!

BAND: Jack Grisham
LABEL: Bad Idea Music
LABEL WEBSITE: www.badideamusic.com

Last but not least is a fantastic new album from NICK YULMAN! Pretty sweet cover artwork… Is it a bomb? A musical instrument? Who knows….All I know is that the “Coke Bottle Green” vinyl fits in perfectly…

BAND: Nick Yulman
LABEL: Bone Conductor Records

And that about wraps it up! We loved this week’s collection of record, and we hope you did too! Spread the word of ROTW, leave some comments, show for your friends… Do it to it!! Until next week…. VINYL RULES ALL!


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