Posts Tagged ‘ vinyl

Benefit Auction: Rare Test Pressings Available

Our friend Mike runs the label Crossroads of America. His son Asa was recently born with a congenital heart defect. Some folks in Bloomington are raising money to help pay for medical bills through an auction.

Right now, there are a few btv items available, some previously available and no longer and others never before seen.
Damien Jurado : Four Songs test pressing. one of five in existence.
Damien Jurado : This Fabulous Century test pressing. one of five in existence.
Denison Witmer : Safe Away test pressing. one of five in existence.
Early Day Miners : Deep Harbor test pressing. one of five in existence.
Efterklang : one-sided LP test pressing. one of five in existence.
mewithoutYou : It’s All Crazy test pressing.
mewithoutYou : brother, sister test pressing. one of ten in existence.
Starflyer 59 : Ghosts of the Future 7″ box set on color vinyl.
Starflyer 59 : Ghosts of the Future 7″ test pressing box set.
Starflyer 59 : Ghosts of the Future poster autographed by Jason Martin. There are two.
Starflyer 59 : Talking Voice Vs. Singing Voice test pressing. one of five in existence.
Unwed Sailor : The Faithful Anchor test pressing. one of five in existence.
Unwed Sailor : The White Ox test pressing, alternate version.

Sufjan Stevens : Michigan test pressing. Seriously, one of five in existence.

Notable items from the fine folks at Dead Oceans/Jagjaguar/Secretly Canadian:
Bon Iver : s/t test pressing.
Bon Iver : For Emma, Forever Ago test pressing.

From Vampire Weekend, their s/t and Contra albums with an autographed photo.

From K Records, an out of print Beat Happening box set.

For aspiring bands, sessions at Russian Recording and Dub Narcotic.

Bid generously and often for these rare prizes.
:::scott:::

Test Pressings

Pink test pressings of The Jealous Sound are being shipped out to those who pre-ordered.

Pink Test Pressing

Marble blue test pressings will be shipping out this weekend and there are copies still available in the online store:

Marbled Blue Test Pressing

Final versions will be added into the pressing schedule at the vinyl plant and be ready in the coming weeks.

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The Jealous Sound Test Pressings

The Jealous Sound test pressings are in the queue at the vinyl plant and we’re expecting a batch to arrive this week. Test pressings orders with jackets and inserts should be shipping out by Saturday. We’re expecting to be able to have additional blue test pressings on sale beginning Wednesday evening, so look for them in the online store then.

:::scott:::