There are some things you can just count on: taxes, death, trouble...add to the list the joy of listening to a bunch of new albums in October while supporting your favorite brick-and-mortar shop. Yep, it's back. Rhino's annual Rocktober campaign is back on, boasting a stellar line-up of lost gems and favorites from the Warner vault. From landmark albums by famed '90s rockers, a desirable compilation of John Prine's '70s work, reissues of DEVO and Talking Heads classics, a clutch of soundtracks,
It's been 32 years since David Byrne's directorial debut True Stories first arrived in theaters, and this November the film will be revisited to the tune of brand-new audio and visual restorations. Master film restorers The Criterion Collection are slated to release True Stories on Blu-ray and DVD on November 27. On the music front, Todomundo Records and Nonesuch have announced an expanded soundtrack album, True Stories, A Film By David Byrne: The Complete Soundtrack, due on CD, 2-LP, and
As we continue to look at the offerings for this Black Friday Record Store Day on November 23, here is a peek at the twelve titles Rhino will be releasing. As always, these will be available exclusively at all finer independent music shops on Black Friday! The B-52's - Cosmic Thing The group's fifth album from 1989, featuring the hits "Love Shack" and "Roam." Limited edition of 4,500 copies on 140-gram rainbow colored vinyl. Devo - Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! Devo's debut album,
Record Store Day has been an institution for a decade now, so leave it to this year's 10th anniversary event to be one of the biggest! We've already shone the spotlight on releases by David Bowie, Paul McCartney, Prince, Omnivore Recordings and Legacy Recordings; now, it's time to take a look at Warner Music's incredibly generous lineup. Over 30 titles will be featured from the label group at independent record stores on Saturday, April 22. There's really something for everyone: vintage 12"
Though CBGB closed its doors at 315 Bowery on October 15, 2006 following a concert by Patti Smith, the legendary New York club never truly disappeared. Though plans to open a new location in Las Vegas fell through - some might say, mercifully! - Hilly Krystal's famous club has survived in spirit. CBGB Radio launched in 2010, the CBGB Festival of music hit the Big Apple in 2012, and the original awning even migrated to Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This October, CBGB gets another