Important Wax (September 30th, 2011)

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The Magnetic Fields
Regular Pressing - 180 gram
Merge Records

Most vinyl collectors have two lists in their mind: a "gem" list detailing those hard to find used albums and a "I wish they would finally press that older album on vinyl" list.  At the top of that second list for me has always been The Magnetic Fields Holiday.  The album was released 1994 and later reissued by Merge in 1999, but never found its way onto wax.  Close to two decades of waiting comes to an end on October 24th, as Holiday, my second favorite Magnetic Fields record after 69 Loves Songs, will finally get the 180 gram treatment thanks to Merge records.  You can pre-order at the link above or buy it at your local record store...the pressing doesn't seem limited, so there shouldn't be a problem getting your hands on a copy.

Gauntlet Hair
(Ltd to 100 Yellow and Regular Pressing)
Dead Oceans
13$ (plus shipping) /17$ on Insound

I've only heard a few tracks off this album and they've all been brilliant.  If you're a fan of the band or what you hear below, you'll want to act fast as the first 100 to order (50 from Dead Oceans/50 from Insound) get this record on limited yellow wax.  I asked Dead Oceans to give us a heads up when this deal is done...when it's gone we'll update this post.

Gauntlet Hair "Top Bunk" by DOJAGSC

TV Girl
"Girls Like Me"
(Ltd to 500 - 150 on yellow)
Small Plates Records 

TV Girl has ripping their way through the blog world, impressing almost everyone who hears the music.  Small Plates Records, a WLFY favorite, is putting the buzz on wax, limited to 500, and a special yellow (the color of the day it seems) pressing for those who act fast.

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