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RSD 2015

It's coming! Check back here for a full list of our in-stock titles (as of 9AM on April 18th) and full details on our annual in-store marathon, and everything else that will be going on for Record Store Day 2015!

- Store hours for 4/18/15: 9AM to 8PM

- Coffee provided by Dark Matter in the morning

- FREE CDs and LPs from Hozac Records while they last

- Photo booth by Rob Karlic Photography
- In-store marathon starting at 1pm

- RSD After Party @ The Burlington, 10pm-3am w/ saki Soundsystem DJs and PBR specials!

In-store schedule:

Those of you who have followed saki these past several years are probably already aware that we host an in-store marathon on RSD each year. Every year we panic and think that we're not going to be able to pull down a lineup that will stack up to previous years, and every year we're amazed to watch it all fall into place just in time. Some might call it hard work, we know it's just dumb luck. So, here it is, our lineup for RSD 2015...

1pm - Cheap Girls (acoustic)
2pm - Advance Base
3pm - Oshwa (Alicia solo)
4pm - Sleeping Bag
5pm - Supreme Nothing
6pm - The Sueves

For those of you who may not be aware of some of the bands on our RSD lineup, we're running a feature on two of them in our newsletter each week...

Cheap Girls
Cheap Girls are a quintessential Midwestern rock band. They keep it simple and they write damn good songs. What more could you want!? Since the band's inception in 2007 they've kept busy by touring with The Hold Steady, Against Me!, Hard Girls, Lemuria, and Andrew Jackson Jihad (any of whom could be touchstones for CG's sound), as well as releasing a string of consistently great records and singles. They're a hard band to describe adequately because, well, they keep it so simple. So here's a few tracks to check out. The last two are probably most like what you'll see here on RSD since Ian will be playing a stripped down/acoustic set with his guitarist, Adam.

Advance Base
Advance Base hails from right here in Logan Square! As the current vehicle for singer/songwriter, Owen Ashworth, the band is in some ways a continuation of the sound he established as Casiotone For The Painfully Alone throughout the early aughts, with Owen's droll, self-aware lyrics, and flat, baritone vocal delivery still at the forefront. What's changed the most is the instrumentation. Having done away with the cheap, twinkly Casio keyboards, Advance Base's songs keep much of the structure of CFTPA, but employing "electric pianos, Omnichords, [and] orchestral samples," among other things, Owen has shown a clear maturation with Advance Base.

Pictured above is Oshwa's lead singer, Alicia Walter. We found a picture of her by herself, not because we don't think the rest of the band is very handsome, but because Alicia will be pulling solo duty for us on RSD. With some bands that might be a bit of a letdown, but Oshwa started as a solo project for Alicia, and while their full band experience is essential, we know Alicia can put on a captivating performance on her own.

Oshwa have graced our stage a few times (though it's been a while) and we're always amazed at how their sound can twist and turn, always sounding familiar, but increasingly complex and different each time. Alicia's solo set will be yet another opportunity to experience Oshwa's music in a new way. We're guessing it's going to sound something like a mix of early tUnE-yArDs and Dirty Projectors, which is A-OK with us!

Sleeping Bag
Sleeping Bag began as a solo drum project for Dave Segedy in Bloomington, Indiana. They've since become a three-piece and developed into one of the best bands in a growing crop of 90's slacker rock revivalists. Sleeping Bag veer towards the pop side of that crop, with Segedy's knack for melody always present, even shining through his somewhat detached vocals. On their most recent release for Joyful Noise, they've found a slightly darker edge. The songs are just as infectious, but the sound is heavier. It's an exciting progression for the band. We've been trying to have these guys at the shop for a long time now. We can't wait to hear them on Record Store Day!

Supreme Nothing

Supreme Nothing are a fairly new band from Chicago, by way of Indiana. They claim members of Grown Ups, Scoundrel, and Lord Snow to name a few. We think they're going to fit in perfectly between Sleeping Bag and The Sueves, as their sound falls somewhere between 90's alt-rock revivalism and that garage rock/punk that all the kids love these days. Supreme Nothing's first release is coming soon, but this will be your chance to see them at saki before you start seeing them pop up everywhere else!

The Sueves
The Sueves are a bunch of handsome boys from Chicago. We've been fans of theirs for a while. They played one of our shows at The Burlington years back, Joe was a part of one of our comic-themed group show (you've seen his work on many Empty Bottle posters), and Joe and Andy even played our old comedy show, Creative Control as musical guests. We were hoping to have copies of their debut 7" on Hozac by RSD, but due to the pressing plant traffic jam that RSD causes every year, the label won't have any copies available. It's a bummer, but on the very, very bright side, we all get to see The Sueves play once again!

Full list of in-stock RSD titles:
**This list is obviously subject to change immediately after 9AM on April 18th**

Adams, Ryan - Come Pick Me Up (Alternate Take) 7"
Ad Libs - You'll Always Be In Style/Boy From New York 7"
Adam and The Ants - Kings of the Wild Frontier 7"
Against Me! - Osama Bin Laden As The Crucified Christ 7"
A-Ha - Take On Me 7"
Air - Playground Love 7"
Allman, Greg - Whipping Post 10" (pic disc)
Amanaz - Africa LP
Anastasio, Trey Band - Bounce/Never 7"

Animals - Animals No. 2 EP 10"
Animals - We're Gonna Howl Tonight LP
Armstrong, Billie Joe - Live Freaky! Die Freaky! 7"
A$AP Rocky - Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2 7"
At the Gates - Gardens of Grief LP
Atkins, Chet - My Brother Sings LP
Atreyu - So Others May Live 7"
Autumn Defense - S/T LP

Avicii - Days/Nights Remix EP LP
Banks - Remixes Part 2 LP

Bardo Pond - Is There A Heaven 12"
Barnett, Courtney - Kim's Caravan LP
Barrett, Syd/R.E.M. - Side by Side 7"
Baseball Project/Minus 5 - Redeyed In Austin LP 
Beck, Jeff - Love Is Blue 7"
Beck, Jeff - Hi Ho Silver Lining 7"
Beck, Jeff - Tallyman 7"
Bedhead - Live In Chicago LP
Bee Gees - Extended 12"
Better Than A Thousand - Just One LP 
Big Data - Dangerous Flexi Disc
Bis - I Love Bis LP 
Black Keys/Junior Kimbrough - Meet Me in the City 7"
Black Mare/Lycia - Split 7"
Black Star - Fix Up 7"
Blitzen Trapper - Live Harvest LP
Blue Mountain Eagle - S/T LP
Blue Oyster Cult - Bad Channels OST LP
Blunt, Doug Hream - Gentle Persuasion (Remix) LP 
Bob Moses - All in All LP
Bonnie Prince Billy and Broeder Dieleman - Gloria 7" 
Boss Kong - Humans Soundtrack Vol. 2 7"
Bowie, David - Changes 7"
Bowie, David/Tom Verlaine - Kingdom Come 7"
Braid - Kids Get Grids 7"
Brand New - Deja Entendu LP
Brass Tacks - Just The Facts (15th Anniversary Edition) LP

Briefs - Odd Numbers LP
Bronxxx/Tubuloids - International Skaterock Split LP
Brown, Junior - Better Call Saul Theme 7"
Buena Vista Social Club - Chan Chan 7"
Built to Spill - Untethered Moon LP
Built to Spill - Untethered Moon CD
Buzzcocks - The Way/Generation Suicide 7"
Camera Shy - Crystal Clear 7"
Candlemass - Live LP
Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band - Rough Raw and Amazing LP 
Carcass - Choice Cuts LP
Case, Neko - Fox Confessor Brings The Flood LP
Cash, Johnny - Koncert V Praze (In Prague Live) LP
!!! - All U Writers/Gonna Guetta Stomp LP
Citizen Dick (Pearl Jam) - Touch Me I'm Dick 7"
Close Lobsters - Firestation Towers
Cloud Nothings - Here and Nowhere Else Remixes LP
Clutch - From Beal Street To Oblivion (Special Edition) LP
Cobra Skulls - Live At The BBC 7"
Cold War Kids - Five Quick Cuts 10"
Comeback Kid - Rain City Sessions 10"
Cotton, James - Cut You Loose! LP
Country Joe and the Fish - Together LP 
Creative Adult - Ring Around the Room 7"
Crispy Ambulance - Compulsion LP
Crooks On Tape - In The Realm of The Ancient Minor LP
D.R.I. - Live At CBGB's 1984 LP
D Generation - Queens of A 10"
D'Angelo - Charade 7"
Dandy Warhols - Dandys Rule OK LP
Davis, Miles - Prestige 10" Collection Vol. 2
Dead Milkmen - Beelzebubba LP
Death Cab For Cutie/Freedy Johnston - Side By Side 7"
Death By Stereo - If Looks Could Kill, I'd Watch You Die LP
Deathwish - Out For Blood LP
Decemberists - Picaresque (10th Anniversary) LP
Deep Purple - Black Night 7"
Dettinger - Intershop LP
Devil Wears Prada - South of the City 7"
Diarrhea Planet/Those Darlins - Live At Pickathon SPLIT LP
Dixie Cups - Chapel of Love LP
Doors - Strange Days LP
Dott and Night School - Carousel 12" EP 
Dresden Dolls - Virginia Monologues LP
Dunlap, Slim - The Old New Me/Times Like This LP
Dwarves - Fun To Try 7"
Dylan, Bob - Basement Tapes (Mono 130gr) LP
Dylan, Bob - Basement Tapes (Mono 180gr) LP
Dylan, Bob - The Night We Called It A Day 7"
Earle, Justin Townes - Live at Grimey's LP 
Earle, Steve/Robert Johnson - Terraplane Blues 10"
Electric Century - S/T 10" EP
Electric Wizard - Time to Die LP
Eno, Brian - My Squelchy Life LP
ESG - Moody 12" EP
Everly Brothers - 15 Everly Hits LP
Every Time I Die - Salem 7"
Everymen - Spaceship Opening 7"
Eyedea and Abilities - E and A LP
George Ezra - Wanted On Voyage 12" pic disc
Fame, Georgie - RnB From The Camden Theatre LP 
Fanfare Ciocarlia - G-Flux vs Fanfare Ciocarlia 7"
Father John Misty - I Loved You, Honeybear Heart-Shaped 7"
Feathers, Charlie - S/T 10"
Field Music - Music For Drifters LP 
Filthy Thieving Bastards - Our Fathers Sent Us LP
Finn, Liam - Nihilist Demos 10"
Five Or Six - Cantame Esa Cancion Que Dice, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah LP
Flaming Lips - Bad Days 10"
Flaming Lips - Brainville 10"
Flaming Lips - This Here Giraffe 10"
Florence and the Machine - What Kind of Man LP
Foo Fighters - Songs From The Laundry Room 10"
Fool's Gold - Flying Lessons LP
Fourty Martys - Armenian Chanting From Aleppo LP
Frank OST (Stephen Rennicks) LP 
Front Bottoms/GDP - Split 7"
Fuller, Curtis - Blues-Ette LP
Futurebirds/T. Hardy Morris - split 7"
Gallagher - Best of Gallagher LP
Gameface - Every Last Time LP
Garbage - Chemicals 10"
Garcia, Jerry - Garcia (Compliments) LP
Gaye, Marvin - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) 7"
Getz, Stan and Joao Gilberto - Selections from Getz/Gilberto '76 10" 

Giant Sand - Valley of Rain LP
Gibbs, Joe - African Dub Chapter Two LP
Girl Band - Early Years LP
Go! Team - Ye Ye Yamaha 7"
Gods - Genesis LP
Gov't Mule - Stoned Side of the Mule Vol. 2 LP
Grandmaster Flash/Stiff Little Fingers - Side By Side 7"
Grateful Dead - Wake Up To Find: Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY 3/29/90 LP
Grizzly Bear - Horn of Plenty LP
Guided By Voices - Do The Collapse LP

Guided By Voices - Isolation Drills LP
Gwar - America Must Be Destroyed LP
Hagerty-Toth Band - Qalgebra LP
Half Japanese - Volume 3: 1990-1995 LP 
Happy Mondays - Pills Thrills n Bellyaches LP
Hause, Dave - Home Alone EP 7"
Hawkwind - Back On The Streets/The Dream of Isis 7"
Hawkwind - S/T LP
Heartbreakers - ive At Max's Kansas City (Volumes 1 and 2) LP
Hedwig and The Angry Inch - Original Broadway Cast Recording LP
Heldon - Live in Paris 1976 LP
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze (live) 7"
Herman's Hermits - Blaze LP 
Bernard Herrmann - Psycho OST 7"
Hitchcock, Robyn and Emma Swift - Follow Your Money 7"
Hold Steady - Boys and Girls In America LP
Hold Steady - Heaven Is Whenever LP
Hopkins, Jon - I Remember 10"

Hundred Waters - Cavity Flexi Disc 7"
Hutch and Kathy - S/T LP (The Thermals)
Icebird - Abandoned Lullaby LP
Ides of Gemini - Carthage 7"
Iffman, Frank - Big Bad Wolves OST LP
Immortal Techinque - Revolutionary Vol. 1 LP
Indio Bravo - Breakdown 7"
Insurgence DC - Poison Profits 7"
Islander - Violence and Destruction LP
Interpol - Everything Is Wrong 7"
Ivy - Guestroom LP
J Dilla - Fuck The Police: Badge Shaped 7"
J Dilla - Love 7"
Jah Wobble - Merry Go Round/Let's Go Psycho 10"
Jethro Tull - Live at Carnegie Hall 1970 LP
Jett, Joan and  the Blackhearts - Flashback LP 
Jib Kidder - In Between 7"
Jones, Sharon and Dap-Kings - Little Boys With Shiny Toys 7"
Jungle Rot - Terror Regime LP
Jurassic 5 - Quality Control - The Wood Box LP
Kasher, Tim and Chris Farren - You Be Me For A While 7"
Keen, Robert Earl - Gringo Honeymoon LP 
Kiasmos - Looped 12" EP
Kid Cudi - Satellite Flight: Journey to the Mother Moon LP
Kinane, Kyle - I Liked His Old Stuff Better LP
Kind of Like Spitting - Nothing Makes Sense Without It LP
Kinks - Kinksize Hits EP 7"
Kinks - Kinksize Session EP 7"

Kinks - You Really Got Me (live) 7"
KMD - Bl_ck B_st_rds Deluxe Pop Up 7", CD and book
Koes Barat - S/T LP
Kozelek, Mark - What's Next To The Moon LP
Leatherface - Razorblades and Aspirin: 1990-1993 LP 
Leave the Planet - Sarah, Where Are You Going? 7"
Lee, Alvin - Still On The Road To Freedom LP
Lee, Ben - Big Love 7"
Lemonheads - Bored On The 4th Of July LP
Lindsay, Arto - Encyclopedia of Arto LP 
Lord Sitar - S/T LP
Loveless, Lydia/Cory Brannan - Split 7"
Lucero - Jukebox Series #3 7"
Mad Parade - Underground 7"
Mae - Destination: B-Sides LP
Makthaverskan - Witness 7"
Malin, Jesse - Hardcore Feeling 10"
Manic Street Preachers - Holy Bible LP
Marley, Bob - So Much Things To Say: Bob Marley Interviews LP
Marr, Johnny - I Feel You 7"
Master Musicians of Joujouka - Into the Ahl Srif LP

Mastodon - Atlanta 12"
Mavericks - Mono LP
May, Brian - Day After Halloween (1980 OST) LP
May, Brian - Patrick (1979 OST) LP
May, Brian - Thirst (1979 OST) LP
MC Lyte - Legend LP
McCartney, Paul - Family Way OST LP
Mclusky - Mcluskyism LP
Merzbow and Xiu Xiu - MERZXIU LP
Metallica - No Life Til Leather cass
Midlake - Live In Denton, TX LP 
Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Question The Answer LP
Ministry - Trax! CD Box Set
Monk, Thelonious - London Collection Vol. 2 LP
Muro, Don - As Long As I've Got You 7"
Musselwhite, Charlie - Stand Back! LP
Mystery Artist 2015 - Side By Side 7"
Nelson, Willie - Teatro LP
New Madrid - Dawn Teeth Rattling LP
Newsom, Joanna, Devendra Banhart and Vetiver - The Family Jams Book/DVD
No. 2 - No Memory LP
N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton cass
Oates, John - Close 7"
OFF! - Live From the BBC 10"
Of Montreal - Snare Lustrous Doomings LP

Okkervil River - Sleep and Wake Up Songs LP 101ers - Elgin Avenue Breakdown LP
Oneohtrix Point Never - Commissions II 12"
Onyeabor, William - Atomic Bomb Remix 12"
Pagans - Pirate's Cove 9/24/79 LP
Charlie Parker - The Charlie Parker Story LP
Parks, Tess and Anton Newcombe - Cocaine Cat 10"
Parliament - Chocolate City: London P-Funk Live LP box
Parsons, Gram/Lemonheads - Side By Side 7"
Parton, Dolly - Grass Is Blue LP
Pastorious, Jaco - Anthology: Warner Bros. Years LP
Path of Resistance - Who Dares Wins LP
Pearlfishers - Strange Underworld of the Tall Poppies LP
Pele - Elephant LP
Phish - NYE 1995 at Madison Square Garden LP Box Set
Phoenix Foundation/Eyelids - Split 7"
Pianos Become Teeth - Close 7"
Pity Sex - Euclid 7"
Pizza Underground - Demo 7"
Plant, Robert - More Roar 10"
Poison Idea - Just To Get Away/Kick Out The Jams 7"
Polaris - Music From The Adventures of Pete and Pete LP
Pop Group - Versions Galore 12" EP
Power Glove - EP1 LP
Pretty Things - Pretty Things EP 7"
John Prine - September 78 LP
Procol Harum - Homburg 7"
Prodigy - Ibiza 7"
Publicist UK - Original Demo Recordings 7"
Pujol and Meth Dad - Relive at Queen Ave Lathe Cut 5"
Pullman - Turnstyles and Junkpiles (Reissue) LP
Pullman - Viewfinder (Reissue) LP
Pulp - Dogs Are Everywhere LP
Pulp - Freaks LP
Pulp - Little Girl (With Blue Eyes) LP
Pulp - Separations LP
Pulp - They Suffocate At Night LP
Qui / Hepa/Titus - Split 7"
Rainbow Ffolly - Sallies Forth LP
Real Friends - More Acoustic Friends EP LP
Red House Painters LP box set
Redding, Otis - Otis Blue LP
Reich, Steve - Music for 18 Musicians LP
Replacements - Alex Chilton 10"
Residents - Intermission LP
Reverend Horton Heat - It's a Rave-Up 7"
Reverend Payton's Big Damn Band - You Can't Judge A Book... 7"
Rhodes, Emitt / Chris Price - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart 7"
Rise Against - Eco-Terrorist In Me 7"
Rivers, Joan - The Next To Last Joan Rivers Album CD

Robinson, Chris Band - CRB RSD 15 CD
Rockabye Baby - Lullaby Renditions of Grateful Dead LP
Rocky Horror Picture Show - Time Warp 10"
Rick Ross - Maybach Edition LP
Riff Raff et al. - Time Warp (Rocky Horror Picture Show) 10"
RPM - Turntable Baseball 7"

Rubaiyats/John Williams and The Tick Tocks - Omar Khayyam/Do Me Like You Do Me 7"
Run the Jewels - RSD 12"
Rundgren, Todd, Lindstrom, Emil Nikolaisen - Put Your Arms Around Me LP
Saints - Eternally Yours LP
sElf - Monogamy 7"
Shocking Blue - Love Buzz 7"
Shoes - Primal Vinyl LP
Siday, Eric - Sound of Now LP
Simon and Garfunkel - Homeward Bound 7"
Sinatra, Frank - Songs for Young Lovers 10"
16 Horsepower - Folklore (Reissue) LP
16 Horsepower - Olden (Reissue) LP
Sleaford Mods - Tiswas 12" EP
Sloan - Alternates 12" EP
Sly and the Family Stone - Live at the Fillmore East LP
Small Faces - Afterglow of Your Love 7"
Social Distortion - S/T LP
Spaceape (feat. Kode9 and The Bug) - Ghost Town 7"
Springsteen, Bruce - The Wild, Innocent and the E-Street Shuffle LP
Springsteen, Bruce - The River LP
Springsteen, Bruce - Born In The USA LP
Springsteen, Bruce - Nebraska
Springsteen, Bruce - Greetings From Asbury Park, NJ LP
Springsteen, Bruce - Born To Run LP
Springsteen, Bruce - Darkness On The Edge Of Town LP   
St. Paul and The Broken Bones - Live from the Alabama Theatre (Alabama-Shaped) 7"
Stack Waddy - Bugger Off 2 LP
Stephen, Val - Abstractum: Electrogenic Music of Val Stephen LP
Stone Sour - Meanwhile In Burbank LP
Stooges - Have Some Fun: Live at Ugano's LP
STRFKR - Astronaut/Little Lover 7"
Sugarhill Gang - Best Of Sugarhill Gang LP
Sun Ra - Calling Planet Earth LP
Sun Ra - Planets of Life or Death: Amiens '73 LP
Supergrass - Sofa (Of My Lethargy) 7"
Surfer Blood - Astro Coast LP
Swans - 12" EP

Swift, Richard - Ground Trouble Jaw LP
Taylor, Maria - 11:11 LP
Taylor, Maria - Lynn Teeter Flower LP
Tegan and Sara - Live at Zia Records LP
Temples - Mesmerize Live EP LP
Thorburn, Nick - Original Music From Serial LP
Thorogood, George - George Thorogood and the Delaware Destroyers LP
311 - Grifter 7"
Tokumaru, Shugo - L.S.T. LP

Tokumaru, Shugo - Night Piece LP
Tomorrow - S/T LP
Tove Lo - Truth Serum EP 10"
24 Gone - Spin LP
Twenty One Pilots - LC LP 7"
Twin Peaks - In The Morning (In The Evening) 7"
Tyler, William - Deseret Canyon (Reissue) LP

Typhoon - Prosthetic Love (Piano) 7"
Unity - You Are One EP 7"

Used - Shallow Believer LP
U2 - Songs of Innocence LP
Utopia 2 - OST (Cristobal Tapia de Veer) LP
Vampire Weekend - Step 12"
Venetian Snares - Huge Chrome Cylinder Box Unfolding LP
Venetian Snares - Winter In The Belly of A Snake LP
Venetian Snares - Making Orange Things LP
Venetian Snares - Rossz Csillag Allat Szuletett LP
Venom - From the Very Depths LP
Violent Femmes - Happy New Year LP
Votolato, Rocky - Light and Sound EP 10"
Warwick, Dionne/Stranglers - Side By Side 7"
Warzone - Fight for Justice LP
Watson, Doc and Merle Watson - Ballads from the Gap LP
Watt, Mike + the Secondmen/Qui - Split 7"
Wedding Present - Meet Cute/Journey Into Space (Welsh Versions) 7"
Wells, Junior - It's My Life, Baby LP
Weekend Nachos - WN 7"
Weepies - Sirens LP
West Bridge Band - Kibera Esbera LP
White Stripes - Get Behind Me Satan LP
Wilson, Cassandra/Billie Holiday - You Go To My Head 10"
Winter, Johnny - Live Bootleg Series Vol. 4 LP
Winter, Johnny - It's My Life, Baby
Wilson, Brian - Right Time/Sail Away 7"
Wonderland Philharmonic - Shogun Assassin OST LP

Wood, Brenton - Oogum Boogum LP
Wu-Tang Clan - Protect Ya Neck (Split Yellow and Black Vinyl) 12"
Xiu Xiu - Fabulous Muscles LP

Yellowcard - A Perfect Sky 10"
Young, Larry - In Paris: The ORTF Recordings 10"
Young the Giant - Mirrorball 10"
Zappa, Frank - 200 Motels 7"
Zombies - R.I.P. Album LP
V/A - BARSD15 10"
V/A - Continuum 7" (Jamie XX, Four Tet, Koreless, John Talbot)
V/A - Creation Artifact 45 7" Box Set
V/A - Darjeeling Limited OST LP
V/A - Down Beat Special 7" Box Set

V/A - Furious Hoops Vol. 1 LP
V/A - I'm Here - Soundtrack to The Short Film by Spike Jonze LP

V/A - Lego Movie OST LP
V/A - Live From High Fidelity: Best Of The Podcast Performances Vol. 2 LP
V/A - Lows In The Mid Sixties Vol. 54: Kosmic City LP
V/A - Music To Drink Beer To presented by Dogfish Head LP 
V/A - Next Life LP
V/A - On-U Journey Through Time and Space 10"
V/A - Orange Is The New Black soundtrack LP
V/A - Ork Complete Singles 7" Box Set
V/A - Polyvinyl 4-Track Single Series Vol. 1 LP
V/A - R and B Hipshakers Vol. 3 LP
V/A - Rock and Roll Is A Beautiful Thing LP
V/A - Rough Guide To African Rare Groove Vol. 1 LP
V/A - Rough Guide To Bollywood Disco LP
V/A - Rough Guide To Latin Rare Groove Vol. 2 LP
V/A - Rough Guide To Psychedelic Cambodia LP
V/A - Rough Guide To Psychedelic India LP
V/A - Rough Guide To Psychedelic Salsa LP
V/A - Sessions '64 10"
V/A - Soho Scene 62: Jazz Goes Mod LP
V/A - Sons of Anarchy: Songs of Anarchy Vol. 2 and 3 LP 
V/A - Sun Records: Curated By Record Store Day Vol. 2 LP
V/A - Texas Soul 64 LP
V/A - Thai Pop Spectacular (1960s-1980s) LP
V/A - Trojan Records: Rude Boy Rumble LP
V/A - Truth and Soul Forecast 2015 10"
V/A - Walking Dead OST Vol. 2 LP
V/A - When I Reach That Heavenly Shore LP Box Set
V/A - Whiplash OST LP
V/A - The Wrestling Album/Wrestling Album II: Piledriver 2LP

It's a big list, right!? Well, we chose a few of our favorites to help you out. Read on to see what Nick and Adam had to say about the best of the best (in our opinion) for RSD '15!

Adam's RSD picks...

Stack Waddy - Bugger Off 2 LP

Stack Waddy were a British blues-rock band at a time when there were probably too many of them. Sure, there's Clapton, and John Mayall, and Peter Green, but none of them had the balls of Stack Waddy. Bugger Off 2 is full of outtakes from the sessions that brought their most well known album, 'Bugger Off.' Of course, I could just tell you that John Peel LOVED this band, and that should be enough.

Bardo Pond - Is There A Heaven? 12"

I'll buy anything that Bardo Pond puts out. You're not me, I get it, but this is maybe the only way that you should try and be like me. This is the third installment in Bardo's 12" series for RSD. On each 12" they cover two of their favorite songs, re-imagining the likes of Funkadelic, Pharoah Sanders, Brian Eno, The Velvet Underground, and now Bryan Ferry and Albert Ayler. It's amazing and very limited and you need it.

Lows In The Mid Sixties Vol. 54: Kosmic City Part 2 LP

Psych-garage soul stompers straight out of Kansas City! These are a bunch of lesser-known no-hit wonders that Numero Group have compiled for us all in one, very cool looking compilation. There are some great originals, and a bunch of worthwhile covers in here. If nothing else, people will see this one on your shelf and just think it LOOKS cool, which it does, because Numero always does a great job.

Wonderland Philharmonic - Shogun Assassin OST LP

This is a weird one, but a must-have. If you're aware of Shogun Assassin, it's most likely because of GZA's Liquid Swords, or the Kill Bill movies, but this, the movies original soundtrack is a classic in its own right. It was produced by Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere and The Raiders W. Michale Lewis of Rinder and Lewis. Much like the movie itself, the soundtrack is mash-up of Eastern themes and modern (at the time) American electronic music. It also comes with a huge movie poster!  

Guided By Voices - Do The Collapse LP

You could ignore every other track on here and just play 'Teenage FBI' on repeat and it would still be worth it. I'm not saying you SHOULD do that, but you could. That song is perfect, and the rest of this record is almost as good.

Brenton Wood - Oogum Boogum LP

'Oogum Boogum' and 'Gimme Little Sign' are two of the best soul/dance tracks ever put to wax. Fans of Al Green and Syl Johnson, don't forget to pick this one up!



Nick's RSD picks... 

Trojan - Rude Boy Rumble
Trojan is finally starting to sell more vinyl, with limited selections culled from their CD box sets that came out several years ago. This one was compiled just for RSD and contains some seriously choice cuts! If you've ever thought "I want to get into reggae, but I don't know where to start" then this is the comp for you! A bunch of essential artists on this one. GET IT!


Pretty Things - Pretty Things EP 7"
This reissue fucking rips! Four scorching tracks sure to inspire you to get zorched.


Kyle Kinane - I Liked His Old Stuff Better LP Former local boy done good! Sure it's just my opinion, but I'd say that Kyle is one of the top comedians you can see live today. Comedy is all about the live experience, but his past out puts have held their own. Dude went from playing in a ska band at the Fireside Bowl to his current gig as the voice of Comedy Central. Skank on that pickle, suckers! If you see this make sure to pick it up, pick it up.


Metallica - No Life Til Leather Cassette
HOLY SHIT, this is the one I've been waiting for! Sure it's a tape and sure it's demo tracks, but that doesn't stop it from being the best bay area thrash recordings of all time. I've only really been able to hear bootlegs online before and paying $400 for an original isn't very mesh, so owning a physical copy is a a must for those who long to bang their heads.


Trey Anastasio Band - Bounce / Never 7"
In all honestly, I don't care about the music on here whatsoever. I think you should buy a copy just so you and your granola eating friends can have a super limited edition frisbee to throw around at the final Dead shows when you're tailgating at Soldier Field later this year. If you can afford those tickets, then the fee here is chump change. RIP Jerry!

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