To kick off 2023, Real Gone Music is bringing two titles to vinyl for the first time from two bands from the 1990s: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Americana Deluxe and Fountain of Wayne's compilation Out-of-State Plates. Both titles hit store shelves today, January 13, along with vinyl re-presses of Jack Kerouac and Steve Allen's Poetry for the Beat Generation and Kerouac's Blues and Haikus. Scotty Morris and Kurt Sodergren came together to form Big Bad Voodoo Daddy in 1989 in Ventura, California.
As we continue our look at the titles coming out on this year's Black Friday Record Store Day, we're turning our attention to Real Gone Music. The label has a quartet of titles coming to independent stores on November 25. The lineup includes a compilation from an acclaimed 1970s storyteller, two favorites from the 1990s, and one from the 2000s. The '90s and '00s releases are all vinyl debuts. We've got the details below with the descriptions coming directly from the label. For a list of
Fans all over the world were pained when Adam Schlesinger died a year and a day ago - one of pop music's first major casualties of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Dozens of musicians turned that pain into celebration over the summer with Saving for a Custom Van, a lengthy tribute album from Father/Daughter Records and Wax Nine that raised money for MusiCares' ongoing COVID relief efforts. Now vinyl lovers can add the set to their collection, thanks to a 3LP release coming from Vinyl Me,
Real Gone Music continues its excavation of overlooked and classic albums with more vinyl reissues from the vaults and a new addition to the Black Jazz Records series. It all starts with a color reissue of Voïvod's The Outer Limits on April 30. Jazz fans will want to check the stacks (or online shops) that same day for Chester Thompson's Powerhouse, a Black Jazz Records gem set for reissue on vinyl and CD. Then on May 28, Real Gone will reissue Fountains of Wayne's turn-of-the-millennium
Today's Black Friday shopping will likely look a little different thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. But one thing will remain the same: Record Store Day's yearly event. It's been a packed year with RSD Drops in the months of August, September, and October. Now, they're going out with a bang. Labels big and small will release limited-edition vinyl with the collector in mind. Whether you're after new music from legends, reissues of sought-after recordings, or unreleased rarities from the vault,
Time flies when it's seemingly at a standstill. It might be hard to believe, but even with still one more Record Store Day Drop to go (on October 24) it's already time to look ahead at Record Store Day Black Friday, which falls on November 27 this year. Brick and mortar shops nationwide will be releasing special, limited-edition vinyl offerings, and our friends at Real Gone Music have just announced what's on their lineup! The Bangles, Doll Revolution (2-LP, streaked pink vinyl, 1,500