WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/2-2/8

It was a banner week for pop punk vinyl, and we’ve got all the details here at Weekly Wax.

There were new editions of some classics, with a reissue campaign underway for The Ataris in conjunction with their upcoming So Long, Astoria tour, another entry in Adeline Records‘ series of Green Day repressings, and new pressing of Half Hearted Hero‘s Defining/Refining. Younger bands were just as well represented, as A Loss For Words released a new pressing of their sought-after debut, The Kids Can’t Lose, Neck Deep and Knuckle Puck sold out of the pre-tour variants of their upcoming split in a matter of hours, and Broken Rim Records announced a split featuring Such Gold, Turnover, and more.

Other highlights from this week include a twentieth anniversary reissue of Nas‘s Illmatic, a new Daytrotter release featuring Fake Problems and Cursive, and more rumblings about Record Store Day 2014 releases.

Check out the full roundup after the break.

New Releases and Represses

The AtarisAnywhere But Here – Buy at Amazon

  • Black
  • Yellow/White Swirl /1000 (Hot Topic exclusive, on sale soon)

The AtarisBlue Skies, Broken Hearts… Next Twelve Exits – Buy at Amazon

  • Black
  • Blue/White Swirl /1000 (Hot Topic exclusive, on sale soon)

Cursive/Fake ProblemsDaytrotter Sessions – Buy at Daytrotter

Depeche ModeViolator, Ultra, A Broken Frame, and Construction Time Again reissues – Buy at Amazon

Direct EffectSunburn – Buy at Tiny Engines

  • White /150
  • Clear /130
  • Opaque Purple /120
  • Yellow with Red and Blue Starburst /100

Drive-By TruckersEnglish Oceans – Buy at Bull Moose

  • Blue /750 (Indie store exclusive)
  • Black

Green DayMinority EP – Buy at Adeline Records

  • Clear Red /200

Half Hearted HeroDefining/Refining – Buy at Secret Audio Club

  • Assorted colors /105

HundredthResist – Buy at No Sleep Records

  • Black with Gold Heavy Splatter /600
  • Milky Clear with Oxblood Haze /400
  • Coffee with Creamer Haze /125

Ivy League/Turnover/Maker/Such Gold – Split 7″ – Buy at Broken Rim Records

  • Black /200 (sold out)
  • Green /700
  • Bone/Black/Clear Tri-Color /500

A Loss For WordsThe Kids Can’t Lose (new pressing) – Buy at Merchnow

  • Clear/Royal Blue with Blood Red Splatter /200
  • Cream, Aqua, and Red Smash /200

Memphis May FireUnconditional – Buy at Rise Records

  • Clear /1500
  • Burgundy and Tan Starburst /500 (Available in bundles)

Minus the BearAcoustics II (final pressing) – Buy at Suicide Squeeze Records

  • Tri-Color /1000
  • Translucent Gold /1000

Minus the BearHighly Refined Pirates (new pressing) – Buy at Suicide Squeeze Records

  • White /1000

My Mouth Is the SpeakerIn Focus – Buy at Escapist Records

  • Black /250
  • Clear Gold /150
  • Rasta Splatter /100

NasIllmatic XX – Buy at Amazon

Neck Deep/Knuckle PuckNeck Deep/Knuckle Puck – Buy at the bands’ upcoming tour

  • Purple with Light Blue Haze /250 (Bad Timing Records exclusive, sold out)
  • Purple with White Splatter /250 (Banquet Records exclusive, sold out)
  • Purple with White Haze /250 (Neck Deep tour exclusive)
  • Purple with Light Blue Splatter /250 (Knuckle Puck tour exclusive)

NorthcoteNorthcote – Buy at Black Numbers

  • Trans Blue /100
  • Trans Red /150
  • White /250
  • Test Pressing /30 (Available in bundle)

Special ExplosionThe Art of Mothering – Buy at Topshelf Records

  • White /100
  • Clear /150
  • Clear with Black Smoke /250

SeahavenReverie Lagoon: Music For Escapism Only – Buy at Run For Cover Records

  • White /500 (sold out)
  • Red/White Marble /900
  • Blue/White Marble /1100
  • Black /1500

Set Your GoalsReset (10″)- Buy at Calaveras Records Kickstarter

  • Electric Blue with Highlighter Yellow Streaks /1300

The SidekicksAwkward Breeds (fourth pressing) – Buy at Really Records

  • Pink/Purple Split

Silver SnakesYear of the Snake – Buy at Bridge 9 Records

  • Gold with Smoke /150
  • Minty Green /350
  • Coke Bottle Clear /500

TerrorLive In Seattle – Buy at Reaper Records

  • Blue /800
  • Orange /200

Trophy ScarsHoly Vacants – Buy at Monotreme Records

  • 180 Gram Black /250
  • 180 Gram Crystal Clear with Blue and Black /750

We Are the In CrowdWeird Kids – Buy at Hopeless Records

  • Pink and Blue Splatter /300


Among Giants will be releasing a 7″ on new label Jetsam-Flotsam Records. Preorders will be available soon.

Mutant League Records will be giving away a test pressing of The Movielife‘s Forty Hour Train Back To Penn. To enter, just follow the label on Instagram.

Youth Conspiracy Records and Veggie Co. Records will be teaming up to release a new 7″ from Foreign Tongues. The record will be out April 8.

The Dear Hunter‘s Act I, II, and III will be getting repressed soon.

An alternate version of Pythons by Surfer Blood will be available on Record Store Day. Warner Bros. rejected this version for being too “punky.”

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