Polyvinyl & Record Store Day 2015
Polyvinyl & Record Store Day 2015
Posted 04/17/2015

Record Store Day is almost here! You know...that glorious holiday where I have an excuse to convince my wife that it's totally OK for me to spend ALL this money on ALL these records...and then bask in the AMAZINGNESS that is RECORD STORE DAY 2015! Can you tell I'm excited???

Of course, no Record Store Day would be complete without a few golden releases from team Polyvinyl! Check out what we've got cookin' this year...

of Montreal - Snare Lustrous Doomings

Snare Lustrous Doomings captures of Montreal's incredible live energy with 19 high-quality recordings taken from performances at San Francisco's Great American Music Hall and Portland's Wonder Ballroom

Featuring over 90 minutes of music spanning the band's entire career -- from Bedside Drama to Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? to Lousy with Sylvianbriar and everything in between -- this deluxe 2xLP is packaged in a gatefold jacket and includes a large, full-color booklet with stunning professional tour photographs.

Nedelle Torrisi contributes vocals to a cover of Fairport Convention’s “Time Will Show the Wiser.”

* 180-gram yellow & orange vinyl / limited to 3,000 copies / includes large format, full-color booklet with professionally shot tour photos.

Various Artists - Polyvinyl 4-Track Single Series Vol. 1

In 2014, we sent a Tascam 4-Track recorder to a variety of musicians, including Cloud Nothings, Mikal Cronin, John Vanderslice, Hospitality, Into It. Over It., and more. Each artist recorded two exclusive songs on the device before sending it to the next band. This album collects the A-sides from the twelve 7"s sent each month in 2014 to subscribers of the Polyvinyl 4-Track Singles Series and makes them publicly available for the first time.

* 180-gram clear vinyl / limited to 2,000 copies.

Shugo Tokumaru - Night Piece

Shugo Tokumaru's critically acclaimed debut record is now available on vinyl for the first time!

"Albums like this are always relevant, and always welcome." -- Pitchfork (8.6)

*180-gram red vinyl / limited to 1,000 copies

Shugo Tokumaru - L.S.T.

Now on vinyl for the first time, L.S.T. finds Tokumaru fleshing out his already lush soundscapes with guitar, ukulele, musical saws, wind up toys, and other elaborate effect-makers.

* 180-gram white marble vinyl / limited to 1,000 copies

Xiu Xiu - Fabulous Muscles

Previously out of print, Fabulous Muscles has been re-mastered for vinyl with updated artwork and a deluxe gatefold jacket. Xiu Xiu’s best selling and most critically acclaimed album includes "I Luv the Valley OH!," "Crank Heart," "Clowne Towne" and more.

"Fabulous Muscles is an album bursting with tension, tenderness, pain, and restraint…[P]rofound, innovative, and absolutely vital." - Pitchfork [9.0, Best New Music]

* 180-gram reflex blue vinyl / limited to 1,500 copies / gatefold jacket with new, expanded artwork.

Pele - Elephant

Now on vinyl for the first time, Pele’s third full-length, Elephant, finds the band (which features members of Volcano Choir, Collections of Colonies of Bees and Paris, Texas) “[making] the leap from interesting to exceptional” (AllMusic).

* 180-gram clear vinyl / limited to 1,000 copies.