This week we’re dedicating this space to releases about to see their vinyl incarnation, new pressing technology and a few nostalgic moments in vinyl history. From debut albums to re-issues, plus some quirky wax related videos – we’ve got a heap of vinyl news for the fanatics this week.
Flight Facilities Debut Album Getting Vinyl Release
Well travelled disc jockey duo Flight Facilities have announced plans to release their debut album Down To Earth on vinyl this October. The announcement of the debut album also brings with it the news of a world tour, which will touch down across Australia, as well as shows in Europe and the US, kicking off in Adelaide early November.
Head over to the Flight Facilities flagship page for info on how to land yourself the debut vinyl, and purchase tickets to the tour.
Get ready for The Amity Affliction ‘Young Bloods’ Reissue
Australian heavy rock outfit The Amity Affliction are set to reissue their 2010 release Young Bloods in the form of five new eye catching designs. Available for the first time since its release four years ago, fans can pick up their choice(s) exclusively from 24Hundred on Friday September 12 at 4PM.
For the collectors, the pressing counts are:
- Tri-Color — 250
- Clear with Red Splatter — 250
- Red with Black Splatter — 250
- Black and White Swirl — 250
- Clear — 500
Disney Soundtracks coming to vinyl
Combine your childhood memories with your vinyl adiction through these new reissued soundtracks from Aladdin and Beauty And The Beast. Both editions come as double sided picture discs and feature tracks from the multi-generation loved cartoon fairy tales.
Take a look inside the World’s First 3D Printing Record Store:
As the name suggests – Epic…..
“Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke and his chosen emerging artist, Bobbie Gordon, launched the world’s first 3D printing record store at The Vinyl Factory in central London. ‘Down Boy (BACARDÍ Beginnings)’, became the first track ever to be released on 3D printed record with all sales proceeds going to the national music charity Nordoff Robbins.” –
1996: When it was more affordable to produce vinyl
When clearing over six thousand 12″ singles was piece of cake…….
Chris Gill – Northside Records On In-store performances, curating a record store + more!
“As the band started playing the second song their was still no sign of the singers. Then a cab pulls up and the old cats get out and the sea of people parted out the front to let them in. They all walked up to the mike and just jumped straight into the tracks – BLEW the crowd away! And all in their 60′s! Fitzroy was funky that day.”
Read the full interview here