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Murder By Death/The Builders and the Butchers Split 7inch.

Every so often the band Murder By Death puts out split records with their friends covering each others songs, this time around MBD and The Builders and the Butchers face off.

The bands also take submissions for the album artwork from fans and pick one in the end, these covers were designed by Richard Luong of Texas and Mayra Fersner of Tennessee. You can Pre order one of these records here, and well as check out some of the past splits here.

INFO ON THE SPLIT:

MBD has covered the Builders and the Butchers song “In the Branches”
TBATB have covered the MBD song “Until Morale Improves The Beatings Will Continue”
Ray from TBATB has a one man band of songs composed using Nintendo Gameboy sounds- its called OPERATION MISSION. He has covered MBD’s “Ball and Chain” and TBATB “Down in This Hole”. 4 Tracks on this split!

Murder By Death are also re pressing “Who Will Survive and What Will be Left of Them?” on 12inch vinyl. Pre sale ships July 3rd.

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Saves The Day – Daybreak pre order


Saves The Day have recently put up their newest album “Daybreak” up for pre sale. They have had a few different options available one being A limited edition collectors edition, limited to 33 copies. This is of course sold out already but the deluxe edition limited to 100 is still available, this comes with A Daybreak cd, digital download, 12in. vinyl, A signed patch and a VIP soundcheck pass, which lets you view a soundcheck but does not give you free access to the show you would be attending. Shouldn’t it???
Pre order the new album here to try and relive your high school years. Click here to see how bad the rest of STD’s merch is.


Colin Stetson – A Take Away Show Parts 1 and 2


A few months ago now I saw Colin Stetson in NY opening up for Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and WOW! It totally blew me away! Ever since then I have been looking for live video’s of Colin just to remind me of how great and really unexpected his performance was. Here are 2 performances from La blogo theque‘s Take Away Show that come the closest to seeing it in person. Enjoy!

Dan Grzeca – Jeff Tweedy Poster

Dan Grzeca just posted two newish poster’s for Jeff Tweedy with a few process shots, check them out below!
You can pick one of these up here for $25.

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Portugal. The Man – IN THE MOUNTAIN IN THE CLOUD Pre-Order Packages

Portugal. The Man have just put up A bunch of pre-order package deals for their new album ‘IN THE MOUNTAIN IN THE CLOUD’.

The Limited Edition Pack of 500, which is a pricy $115.00 plus S+H includes:

  • Deluxe Edition CD, Specially Packaged
  • White Vinyl LP
  • Limited Edition Lithograph, each signed and hand-numbered by The Fantastic The (John Gourley & Austin Sellers)
  • T-Shirt
  • Set of 3 Field Journals
  • Digital Album Delivered on Street Date
  • 2-Patch Set
  • Immediate MP3 Download of “Got It All”

The premium Pack ($60-$65) includes:
DELUXE CD OR WHITE VINYL LP, CHOOSE ABOVE
T-SHIRT
SET OF 3 FIELD JOURNALS
DIGITAL ALBUM DELIVERED ON STREET DATE
2-PATCH SET
IMMEDIATE MP3 DOWNLOAD OF “GOT IT ALL”

And Deluxe ($30-$35):
DELUXE CD OR WHITE VINYL LP, CHOOSE ABOVE
T-SHIRT
DIGITAL ALBUM DELIVERED ON STREET DATE (WITH VINYL LP PURCHASE ONLY)
IMMEDIATE MP3 DOWNLOAD OF “GOT IT ALL”

Okkervil River Artwork available by William Schaff

William Schaff, the artist behind Okkervil River‘s album artwork has put up a bunch of paper cutting’s from Okkervil Rover’s new album ‘I Am Very Far’. They are all priced individually and you can buy them directly from William here.

Lion Cub – Flora Fauna Video


Who says you need a big budget to film A music video? Not Lion Cub. Just invite A bunch of your friends over and have A good time! Here’s A new video for their single ‘Flora Fauna” from the album ‘American Buffalo’ coming out on Topshelf Records July 5th.