This week we’ve got a news on releases which would make very fitting additions to any vinyl collection, including the debut release from Velociraptor, as well as news on record fairs around the country, plus some interesting vinyl themed videos for your viewing pleasure.

New Releases:

Velociraptor’s Debut Album Gets Red Vinyl Pressing

“Off the back of an August national headline tour and glowing album reviews, Velociraptor’s self-titled debut album will be released on special coloured vinyl on Friday 3 October via Dot Dash / Remote Control Records.”

Fans of aus garage rock will be filthy if they miss out on this one! Be sure to snag a copy when the stunning red wax becomes available on Oct 3.

The Go-Betweens Announce Boxset: G Stands For Go-Betweens – Volume 1, 1978-1984

G Stands For Go-Betweens – Volume One extensively documents the band’s origins in an ambitious box containing four vinyl albums, four compact discs and an extensive 112-page book, featuring a trove of archival photos and extensive historical liner notes from founding member Robert Forster, along with additional pieces from guest essayists, fans and contemporaries.

Australian rock fans across the ages are welcoming this announcement, which is sweetened by the limited edition extras featured in the box set, from archival photos and unreleased content from the groups action packed late 70s presence.

“This anthology is sure to provide inspiration to a new generation of musicians, while allowing a very special personal experience for the band’s existing fans.

Pre-order here
GO Betweens Box Set

Haim Single Gets Unique Picture Disc Pressing

Fans of sister act trio Haim are awaiting the release of the limited edition ‘My Song #5’ picture disc, which also sprouts the recently released A$AP Ferg remix. The eye-catching 7inch single is released on October 27, but can be ordered right now at Amazon.

Record Fairs:

Crate Diggers Record Fair Coming to Northcote Town Hall

Pick up a bargain this month at Northcote Town Hall in celebration of the Darebin Music Festival!

Titles ranging from reggae, dub and soul to  rhythm’ n ‘blues, rockabilly and even 60’s french pop!

Date: Sunday 12 October
Start Time: 12 – 5pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: Northcote Town Hall – Main Hall
Venue Address: 189 High street, Northcote 3070

Sunshine Coast Record Fair Bigger and Better than Ever!

Over 10,000 up for grabs on the Sunshine Coast with names such as The Beatles, Elvic, Metallica, Pearl Jam and Nirvana amongst the gems!

“If you can’t find it here, you have looked hard enough or you’re too late!”

Early bird entry from 8:15am!

Date: Saturday 4 October
Start Time: Early bird from 8:15am, 9 – 3pm
Cost: Early bird $5, after 9am gold coin donation
Venue: Caloundra CCSA Hall
Venue Address: Nutley St, Caloundra
Record Fair

Vinyl In Video:

Red Bull ‘Diggin In The Carts’ preview Japan series

“Diggin’ In The Carts is a new series from Red Bull Music Academy about the untold story behind the most influential music to come out of Japan.”

Check out the trailer for Diggin’ in the CartsThe Rise of VGM- Ep 1

…or watch the full video here

Check out The Vinyl Community – Melbourne Chapter dig some of the cities wax depositories

Coffee fuelled discussions of vinyl……Melbourne.