Near Mint Is Bringing Broken Beak’s Latest To Cassette

Near Mint Records is continuing their tradition of bringing hardworking bands into the national spotlight with the news they will soon partner with Broken Beak for a special cassette release of the band’s recent EP, Curse Burner. The four-track release is limited to 50 copies split across two variants (White, Red). Pre-orders are available now. […]

Hollow Tide Announces ‘Hide’ Physical Re-Release

Madison, Wisconsin, based lo-fi pop musician Grant McAndrew, better known as Hollow Tide, has teamed up with Little League Records to re-release his most recent EP, Hide. The album will become available on the label’s official webstore in cassette and digital formats on November 7. Making the re-release even sweeter, it will include a bonus […]

UTG PREMIERE: anna sage. – “The Life and Lies of Jimmy Fries”

The weekend is here, and as far as we are concerned there is no better way to end the work week than with a new soundtrack that can keep you entertained until Monday shows its ugly face once more. Today, it gives us great pleasure to partner with our friends at Near Mint Records for […]

Say “Hello” To Near Mint Records

James Cassar and Corey Purvis may not be household names, but if you are a fan of vinyl and have spent any money supporting the alternative/punk scene in recent years you have no doubt encountered their work. James writes for Modern Vinyl. Corey designs merchandise. Together, they represent the co-owners of the newly launched Near […]

We Want The ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Soundtrack On Cassette, Do You?

A week has passed since Marvel‘s Guardians Of The Galaxy debuted in theaters, and in that time the film has already grossed well over $100 million. That kind of revenue tells us that a slew of Guardians inspired merchandise is going to be hitting stores in the months ahead, and we’ve collectively settled on the […]

Michael Christmas Releases “Y’all Trippin” Music video

Following a spring that found him garnering praise from around the music industry for the release of Is This Art?, Boston native Michael Christmas has made his first promotional play of the summer by dropping the official video for “Y’all Trippin.” Shot in New York City in recent weeks, “Y’all Trippin” finds Christmas riding subways and […]

No Oasis Reunion; Band Re-Releasing First Three Studio Albums In 2014

Oasis are one of the few bands who can still cause a digital fuss online whenever they decide to make an announcement. Not so unlike The Smiths, every hint of action from within the Oasis camp is immediately extrapolated by fans and the press to signify signs of a reunion and possible album/tour/etc. The story […]

Antique Records Announces Limited Cassette Pressing of Born Without Bones’ ‘Baby’

Boston-based boutique label Antique Records has launched preorders for a limited edition cassette pressing of Born Without Bones‘ sophomore album, Baby. The release, which is limited to 100 copies available in two variants (black and gold foil), can be ordered today for $5 on the Antique Webstore. Produced by J. Robbins (Hostage Calm, Have Mercy, […]

MOVIE REVIEW: Rewind This!

Movie: Rewind This! Director: Josh Johnson Studio: Imperial PolyFarm Productions Take a second and think about where your VHS tapes from your childhood are. On a shelf? In a box? You can’t remember because it’s been so long? None of these answers would be surprising; since the genesis of the VHS tape in the 1970s, […]

Antique Records To Release The Front Bottoms’ New Album On Limited Edition Cassette

Boston’s Antique Records have partnered with Bar/None to release a limited edition pressing of The Front Bottoms’ new album, Talon Of The Hawk, on cassette. The release is limited to 100 copies split between 3 variants (red, white, and blue). Pre-orders for the album launched at noon today and have been going extremely fast, with […]

MGMT Releases Preview of New Song, “Alien Days”

If you’re an MGMT fan, you might want to dust off your old boombox. Today, MGMT released a trippy video containing a preview of their new song, “Alien Days,” which is being released as an exclusive Record Store Day cassingle. The cassette will also feature the B-side track entitled, “Message 7 from Hearty White.” The […]

Antique Records Announces Cassette Release Of Never Shout Never’s ‘Indigo’

Boston’s Antique Records is keeping the cassette alive and well with their latest announcement. With pre-orders launching today, the still young label will be releasing a special edition cassette version of Never Shout Never’s forthcoming album, Indigo. The album is scheduled to be released November 13 with alternative artwork and will be available in three […]