Strong lineup of one-off Aussie releases for Record Store Day
The 12th Record Store Day will see the strongest lineup of one-off Australian special releases.
In addition to several special events at stores around the country this Saturday, April 13, the following releases will be available:
Bob Evans, Suburban Songbook, released on limited edition yellow vinyl.
Broderick Smith’s Suitcase LP from 1992 gets its first 12” vinyl pressing.
Courtney Barnett’s ‘Everybody Here Hates You’ 12″, a new track b/w last year’s ‘Small Talk’ as the B-side. The artwork is hand illustrated by the singer-songwriter herself.
Hard Ons’ ‘Harder & Harder’ 7″ is a taster of their forthcoming album later this year, with Keish back on vocals.
Hockey Dad’s ‘Dreamin’ 12″ is re-issued on limited splatter vinyl with a bonus track, their cover of The Vines’ ‘Get Free’.
Jebediah’s Of Someday Shambles has the original 13 track album plus two bonus tracks on opaque purple violet coloured vinyl.
Johnny Diesel & The Injectors’ self-titled debut from 1989 gets a reissue on 45RPM heavyweight vinyl.
Midnight Oil’s Pleasure Island, Live was recorded at their January 1998 set at Pleasure Island at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida for the Big Bang Radio Broadcast concert series, is issued for the first time on vinyl, in red and white.
Cult favourite Wollongong garage pop duo Mother & Son’s self-titled long player gets to see the light of day again.
Regurgitator’s kids’ Pogogo Show LP, The Really Really Really Really Boring Album, gets a vinyl treatment.
Tash Sultana’s debut album Flow State is out on white vinyl.
The Amity Affliction’s second album Youngbloods gets a third vinyl pressing, with an RSD special on a limited aquamarine colourway containing two bonus tracks ‘Snicklefritz’ and ‘15 Pieces of Flare’.
The Apartments’ Live At L’Ubu is their first ever live platter, a 2-disc recording by French television in 2015 of the band’s all-the-hits set at L’Ubu club in Rennes, France. Mixed by Wayne Connolly and mastered by Don Bartley in Australia.
The Birthday Party’s final two studio recordings, The Bad Seed and posthumously released Mutiny, cut in Berlin in August 1982, are out for RSD as a double EP.
The Loved Ones’ 1967 album Magic Box, which included the hits ‘The Loved One’ (later covered by INXS), ‘Ever Lovin’ Man’ and ‘Sad Dark Eyes’ lovingly gets remastered 52 years later and given the pink vinyl treatment.
The Reels’ The Reels, now rediscovered as a testament to a unique and maverick pop band, gets its first and only pressing in this format to celebrate their 40 years.
More details at the Record Store Day Official Website.