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What is an Early Bird Edition?

I believe it was Toucan Sam who said "The early bird gets the worm," but here at Polyvinyl we're far more interested in cool vinyl than creepy crawlers (although Matt and Darcie's kids might disagree).

In that spirit, we've created the "Early Bird Edition" -- a special, limited edition first pressing of most new albums on colored vinyl.


Where can I get my hands on an Early Bird Edition?

The easiest way is to pre-order a copy right here on our site. But be warned -- these pressings are likely to sell out before or around release date, so don't think you can come strolling in here a year later and expect to get your hands on one.

In some cases, a band might also have copies on tour so look for the "Early Bird Edition" sticker (with the logo above) at the merch table.


I like lists. Can you please make one of all the Early Bird Edition titles?

Yes, but only because you said please. Check back often because most new Polyvinyl albums will be added as they're released.

  • Julia Jacklin - Crushing (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Orange vinyl)
  • Pedro The Lion - Phoenix (limited to 1500 on 180-Gram Seafoam w/ Maroon Splatter vinyl)
  • Generationals - State Dogs: Singles 2017-18 (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Black w/ Blue Starburst vinyl)
  • Grapetooth - Grapetooth (limited to 700 on 180-Gram Yellow vinyl)
  • Jacco Gardner - Somnium (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Clear Blue vinyl)
  • Justus Proffit & Jay Som - Nothing's Changed (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Pink/Red Starburst vinyl)
  • The Dodos - Certainty Waves (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Pink vinyl)
  • Fred Thomas - Aftering (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Blue/Gold Starburst vinyl)
  • Collections of Colonies of Bees - HAWAII (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Red/Yellow Starburst vinyl)
  • Phantastic Ferniture - Phantastic Ferniture (limited to 500 on Green vinyl)
  • Beach Slang - Everything Matters But No One Is Listening [Quiet Slang] (limited to 1000 on 180-Gram Metallic Gold/Baby Blue vinyl)
  • FAN - Barton's Den (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Midnight Blue/Lilac Starburst vinyl)
  • Dusted - Blackout Summer (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Rust/Bone Starburst vinyl)
  • Sonny & The Sunsets - Moods Baby Moods (limited to 400 on Picture Disc)
  • Birthmark - How You Look When You're Falling Down (limited to 300 on 180-Gram White with Sunglow + Seafoam Splatter)
  • Painted Palms - Horizons (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Red vinyl)

The following Early Bird Editions of each record are SOLD OUT,

but these titles are still available in other variants.

Click the links below to check them out!

  • SOLD OUT of Montreal - Lousy With Sylvianbriar (limited to 1500 on 180-Gram Sea Glass Green vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Painted Palms - Forever (limited to 300 on 180-Gram White vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Xiu Xiu - Angel Guts: Red Classroom (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Clear Red vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Pillar Point - Pillar Point (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Yellow vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Owls - Two (limited to 800 on 180-Gram Orange vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT American Football - American Football (Deluxe Edition) (limited to 2000 on 180-Gram Green/Yellow vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Alvvays - Alvvays (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Cream vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT The Rentals - Lost In Alphaville (limited to 1000 on 180-Gram Coke Bottle Clear vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Generationals - Alix (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Cloud vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Wampire - Bazaar (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Purple vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Deerhoof - La Isla Bonita (limited to 500 on Yellow vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Owen - Other People's Songs (limited to 800 on 180-Gram Cream vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT The Dodos - Individ (limited to 600 on 180-Gram Red vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Sonny & The Sunsets - Talent Night at the Ashram (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Light Blue vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT of Montreal - Aureate Gloom (limited to 1500 on 180-Gram Clear Gold vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Fred Thomas - All Are Saved (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Cloud vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Jacco Gardner - Hypnophobia (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Red vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - The High Country (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Clear Red vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT White Reaper - White Reaper Does It Again (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Clear with Black Splatter vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Owen/Into It. Over It. - Split EP (limited to 700 on Split Clear/Gold vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Beach Slang - The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us (limited to 800 on 180-Gram Clear)
  • SOLD OUT Pillar Point - Marble Mouth (limited to 200 on 180-Gram Clear w/ Red, Green, and Blue Splatter)
  • SOLD OUT Radiation City - Synesthetica (limited to 500 on 180-Gram White vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT La Sera - Music For Listening To Music To (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Pink vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Tancred - Out of the Garden (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Red w/ Black Starburst vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Aloha - Little Windows Cut Right Through (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Metallic Silver vinyl
  • SOLD OUT Ladyhawke - Wild Things (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Clear w/ Yellow Splatter vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Deerhoof - The Magic (limited to 600 on Purple w/ White Starburst vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Owen - The King of Whys (limited to 1000 on 180-Gram Red/Yellow Starburst vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT of Montreal - Innocence Reaches (limited to 1500 on 180-Gram Clear Pink/Green vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Katy Goodman & Greta Morgan - Take It, It's Yours (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Yellow vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Julia Jacklin - Don't Let The Kids Win (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Sand vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Psychic Twin - Strange Diary (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Metallic Gold vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT American Football - American Football (LP2) (limited to 3000 on 180-Gram Metallic Gold vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT STRFKR - Being No One, Going Nowhere (limited to 1500 on 180-Gram Blue/Purple vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Jay Som - Turn Into (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Teal/White Starburst vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Various Artists - Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl (limited to 750 on 180-Gram Starburst vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Xiu Xiu - FORGET (limited to 600 on 180-Gram Pink/Light Blue Starburst vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Jay Som - Everybody Works (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Orange/Cyan Starburst vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT White Reaper - The World's Best American Band (limited to 700 on 180-Gram Red vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Hazel English - Just Give In/Never Going Home (limited to 300 on Half Pastel Blue/Half Pink vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Pet Symmetry - Vision (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Oxblood in Clear Vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Palehound - A Place I'll Always Go (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Black/Pink Starburst Vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? (limited to 750 on 180-Gram Red/yellow Starburst Vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Rainer Maria - S/T (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Clear Vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Alvvays - Antisocialites (limited to 1500 on 180-Gram Dark Blue/Light Blue Starburst Vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Mister Heavenly - Boxing the Moonlight (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Teal/Purple Starburst Vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Beach Slang - A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings (limited to 1500 on 180-Gram Green/Blue Starburst vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Anna Burch - Quit the Curse (limited to 300 on 180-Gram Pink/White Starburst vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Jeff Rosenstock - POST- (limited to 2000 on 180-Gram QUAD (Black and Light Blue) vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT of Montreal - White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood (limited to 1000 on 180-Gram Black/Orange Starburst vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Post Animal - When I Think Of You In A Castle (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Magenta/Pink Starburst vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT The Get Up Kids - Kicker (limited to 700 on 180-Gram Pink/Gray Starburst vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Tancred - Nightstand (limited to 500 on 180-Gram Black/Off-White Starburst vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Kero Kero Bonito - TOTEP (limited to 750 on Metallic Silver vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Kero Kero Bonito - Bonito Generation (limited to 750 on 180-Gram Blue Swirl vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Kero Kero Bonito - Time 'n' Place (limited to 1500 on 180-Gram Multi-Color Mix vinyl)
  • SOLD OUT Antarctigo Vespucci - Love in the Time of E-Mail (limited to 1000 on 180-Gram Pink w/ Black Starburst vinyl)