WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 12/29-1/4

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The music industry is always pretty quiet around the new year, and the vinyl world is no exception.

A few noteworthy pre-orders were launched for records from Kanye West, Linkin Park, and Sunn O))), all giants in their own genres, and a number of other releases were announced, with pre-orders coming soon. Check out the full roundup after the break.

New Releases and Represses

Fadeaway RecordsFriends (Second Pressing) – Buy at Fadeaway Records

  • Red/White/Blue/Yellow splatter /400

Kanye West808s and Heartbreak – Buy at Shop Radio Cast

Linkin ParkMeteora – Buy at Hot Topic

  • Metallic Gold /1500 (sold out online, may be available in stores)

PixiesEP2 – Buy at Pixies’ webstore

  • Black /4000

Sunn O)))La Reh 012 – Buy at Southern Lord

  • 180 Gram Black /1500 (numbered)

Young the GiantMind Over Matter – Buy at Young the Giant’s webstore

  • Grey Marble /500
  • Black


Fifty copies of the debut self-titled album from Sisyphus will available on February 14 at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN to coincide with the opening of an exhibition of art by Jim Hodges.

Silversun Pickups will release their upcoming singles collection in a vinyl box set. Preorder details will be available soon.

Due to problems with the D-side etching, the reissue of The Format‘s Dog Problems will be delayed until mid-January.

The Alexisonfire vinyl box set sold out in minutes when it went on sale on Christmas day, but the band announced that they are discussing plans to press more box sets, as well as make the albums available individually.

Paul Westerberg (The Replacements) will release his 1993 solo debut, 14 Songs on vinyl this year. More information to come soon.

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