180-Gram Black or Blue Vinyl + Instant MP3 - Blue vinyl limited to just 500 copies (see above), only available through the PV online store. All vinyl comes with a free sticker, button, 2 digital bonus tracks, and a 18"x24" poster.
CD + Instant MP3 - Limited edition of 3000. Includes a free sticker, button, and a bonus track not found on the LP.
T-Shirt + Instant MP3 - New design paired with a download code good for the entire album.
Aabenbaringen over aaskammen, which roughly translates to "the revelation over the mountain," is much more cohesive than anything the band has ever done before. With new instrumentation and recording techniques, Casiokids have expanded their musical palette while continuing to craft infectious pop songs that are sure to get you moving.
Pitchfork also just posted of Montreal's new remix of Aabenbaringen over aaskammen's first single "Det haster!." Follow the link below to purchase your copy of Aabenbaringen over aaskammen, and to check out the remix. Hide More
Loney Dear's beautiful new full-length album, Hall Music, is officially out today! If you haven't gotten your copy yet, CLICK HERE to check out all the available options (limited edition cyan or black vinyl, CD, and digital formats).
After his last time touring the US in support of 2009's Dear John, Loney Dear's main creative force, Emil Svanängen, began playing shows with chamber orchestras throughout the country. This experience had a huge influence on how Hall Music turned out.
Take a listen to the new single, "My heart," below.
Japan 3.11.11: A Benefit Album, is officially out today. All profits made from this release will be donated to the American Red Cross in their ongoing efforts to help with the tsunami and earthquake relief. If it's one release you spend money on this year, it should be this one!
The album is available on 180-gram red 2xlp (limited to 2000) and features 23 rare tracks from artists such as of Montreal, Deerhoof, St. Vincent, David Bazan, STRFKR, Joan of Arc, Owen, Efterklang, and many more. Follow the link below to purchase the album.
During their recent stop in Norway, of Montreal stopped by Casiokids' studio to lay down some tracks on the new Casiokids album, Aabenbaringen over aaskammen, which comes out October 11th. Check out a few videos from the session above and below.
Are you the type that still has a cassette player in your car, and whenever you feel like listening to some of Montreal, you gotta fiddle with those crazy adaptors? I know how you feel, my car's still rockin a cassette deck. But hey, the fine people at Joyful Noise Recordings feel your pain too. That's why they've created a limited edition of Montreal cassette box set featuring the band's 10 full-length albums!
Limited to just 500 hand-numbered copies, the collection is housed in a custom-built wooden box, screen-printed with original artwork from David Barnes. Each of the 10 cassettes are individually wrapped and include the original album art. Purchase includes an instant MP3 download of the entire box set collection. The box sets are available for pre-order here - http://www.polyvinylrecords.com/oMcassettes and come out Oct. 25th.
We've got a double dose of 7" action for today! Both Xiu Xiu's new 7" Daphny and the matt pond PA/Rocky Votolato split 7" are out today.
The Daphny 7" features a brand new Xiu Xiu song + cover of Rihanna's "Only Girl (In the World)" and comes on light blue vinyl (limited edition of 1,000). Pitchfork has both tracks streaming HERE.
The matt pond PA/Rocky Votolato split 7" features 2 new songs from both artists and comes on clear blue vinyl (limited edition of 500). This release celebrates the upcoming tour with Rocky and MPPA. Check out all the dates by CLICKING HERE.
Follow the links below to purchase both 7"s. And of course, they both come with instant MP3 download codes at checkout.
THE WAIT IS OVER! Owen's new album, Ghost Town, is now available for pre-order through our online store. The album comes out on Nov. 8th and is available on multiple formats including limited edition clear or black vinyl (clear limited to 800 copies), CD, T-shirt + MP3, and digital formats. And here's the best part - all pre-orders receive an instant MP3 download for the entire album at checkout. So you can listen to the whole album RIGHT NOW!
To get a sneak peak at a brand new song, head over to Alternatve Press for an exclusive stream of Ghost Town's second track, "No Place Like Home."
Follow the links below to pre-order the album and to check out the song on Alternative Press.
The Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin dudes are back with a brand new double album - Tape Club - which features 26 songs that span the entire length of their 10 years together. Many of the songs have never been heard before and document the story of the band aurally - beginning with lo-fi home recordings (of the type found on their self-recorded debut Broom) and ending with more polished studio tracks (like those found on the Chris Walla-produced Let It Sway).
Tape Club comes out Oct. 18th and is now up for for pre-order through our online store. It's available on limited edition 180-gram maroon or black 2xLP, CD, and digital formats. The maroon vinyl is limited to just 500 copies, so you may wanna act fast!
If you'd like to check out one of the new songs, head over to Rolling Stone where they have an exclusive download of the track "Yellow Missing Signs." Follow the links below to check out the song and to pre-order Tape Club.
After touring together during the 2011 Reptilians tour, STRFKR and Champagne Champagne wanted to commemorate their time on the road with a split 7", so we made it happen! The new split 7" is now available for pre-order through our online store. It comes on clear green vinyl (limited to 1,000) + instant MP3 download code at checkout.
The A-side features STRFKR's "Dragon Queens" which became a crowd favorite during the band's Spring 2011 tour in support of their last album, Reptilians. A different version of "Dragon Queens" will be featured on the upcoming STRFKR full-length, slated for release in early 2012
The B-side is the Champagne Champagne original "I Fell Through." Champagne Champagne features two MCs along with their producer Mark Gajadhar (of Blood Brothers, Past Lives). Champagne Champagne is also currently working on a new full-length.
The fine folks over at the A.V. Club have posted an exclusive pre-release stream of Braid's entire new EP Closer to Closed. The EP, which is the first original material from the band in 11 years, features three new tracks and a cover of Jeff Hanson's "You Are The Reason." Hear all four tracks for free courtesy of Rdio over at the A.V. Club by clicking the link below. In addition, Rdio conducted an interview with the band and asked them to curate a playlist for your listening enjoyment. Head over to the Rdio blog by clicking the link below to read up on the recording process and to check out what the boys from Braid have been listening to.
Deerhoof has announced the latest installment in their collaborative 7" series, in which another artist takes a stab at vocals over a previously-released Deerhoof song. This time? None other than Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy himself sings on "Behold a Marvel in the Darkness" for the A-Side collaboration titled "Behold a Raccoon in the Darkness." The B-Side features the first recorded release from Jeff Tweedy's new side project, The Raccoonists, which consists of Tweedy and his two sons Spencer and Sam. The B Side track is titled "Own It" and you can stream both tracks over at Pitchfork by clicking the link below. The 7" will be released on limited-edition translucent pink vinyl (limited to 2000 copies) on October 11th. Click the link below to head over to the Polyvinyl store and pre-order a copy!
Check out the latest installment in the STRFKR mashup series, in which STRKFR frontman Josh Hodges takes a STRFKR beat and an a capella of your favorite rap jam, and creates a perfect blend. The most recent concoction, which you can hear above, features STRFKR's "Peachy" and Lil' Wayne's "Lollipop." Get ready for a new addition to your party playlist.
Casiokids have announced their new album Aabenbaringen over aaskammen and it's available for pre-order through our online store. Aabenbaringen over aaskammen, which roughly translates to "the revelation over the mountain," is much more cohesive than the collection of Moshi Moshi singles and double A-sided 7" tracks that comprised Topp stemning pa lokal bar. The album will be available on limited-edition 180-gram blue vinyl (limited to 500 copies), 180-gram black vinyl, CD and MP3 formats. Click the link below for a free download of the first single "Det haster!" and to pre-order your copy of Aabenbaringen over aaskammen.
Love of Everything is the solo project of Joan of Arc bassist Bobby Burg (also of Make Believe and Vacations). Sooner I Wish is the latest installment in the Love of Everything discography. Written in the wake of Burg's divorce, the 7" is his most personal work to date, and was recorded live with a loop pedal and no overdubs except on the vocals. The 7" is available on black and white vinyl. The white vinyl is limited to 300 copies and available only through the Polyvinyl store. Also be sure to head over to RCRD LBL, who debuted the title track "Sooner I Wish" and made it available for free download, by clicking the link below.
A new Loney Dear song, "What have I become?," is currently streaming on The Guardian's Music Blog as well as Exclaim's music blog. The song is the last track to Loney Dear's upcoming album, Hall Music, which comes out Oct. 4th and is currenlty up for pre-order now. Follow the links below to check out the song and to grab your copy of Hall Music on 180 gram cyan vinyl!
Hey Pele fans, listen up! We just reissued the band's beautiful fourth album, The Nudes, on 180 gram mixed color vinyl + instant MP3 and it's available today!
If you're unfamiliar with Pele (or this release), the band recorded The Nudes in various basements and living rooms throughout early 2000. Members of Pele later went on to perform in bands such as Collections of Colonies of Bees and Volcano Choir (w/ Justin Vernon of Bon Iver).
To celebrate the release, the wonderful people at RCRD LBL posted the first track off The Nudes - "Nude Beach. Pinhole Camera" - for free download. Follow the links below to check it out and to order the vinyl reissue.
After his last time touring the United States in support of 2009's Dear John, Loney Dear's primary member Emil Svanängen returned home to Sweden and began to play shows with chamber orchestras throughout the country. This experience had an indelible influence on the writing and recording of the appropriately titled Hall Music, an expansive record that finds Svanangen closer to creating the type of orchestral music he has always sought to bring to life on stage (whether he's actually playing with an orchestra or not).
Hall Music, Loney Dear's fifth album and second on Polyvinyl, will be available on October 4, 2011, on 180 gram cyan-colored vinyl, CD, and MP3 formats. Stereogum debuted the first single from the record, "My Heart," earlier today. You can have a free download of "My Heart" emailed to you from the Polyvinyl site by following the link below. Also click the links below to hear "My Heart" on Stereogum and head over to the Polyvinyl store to pre-order a copy of Hall Music.
Pitchfork announced Japan 3.11.11, a Polyvinyl benefit album aimed at supporting Japan Tsunami relief efforts. The compilation spans 23 tracks (nearly all previously unreleased) from artists such as of Montreal, Deerhoof, David Bazan, Xiu Xiu, Love Is All, Casiokids, STRFKR, Efterklang, Owen and many, many more. All profits go to the Red Cross Tsunami Relief effort. The compilation is available digitally and on limited-edition red vinyl from the Polyvinyl store. Click the link below to read about the compilation over at Pitchfork, and purchase a copy through the Polyvinyl store.