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Records out today!

August 18th, 2009 at 8:00 am by Patrick

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Three records out today folks – new albums from Jay Reatard and The Cave Singers, and a 7″ from Mission Of Burma.

Mission Of Burma Innermost” b/w …And Here It Comes

Absolutely killer 7″ double A-side single, both tracks not on the upcoming The Sound The Speed The Light (Oct 6), so grab this now.

If you’re in Boston, check out the Album Listening Event at the Institute Of Contemporary Art on Thursday, August 27, 6-8:30 PM. 100 Northern Avenue, Boston MA 02210 www.icaboston.org.

There are two upcoming shows – and keep your eyes peeled for Fall touring plus more dates in the New Year:

Sat, Sep 5 – Cleveland OH – Case Western Reserve (Mather Memorial Bldg)
Sun, Sep 6 – Pittsburgh PA – Club Cafe

Jay Reatard Watch Me Fall

The long-awaited second proper album from the Memphis songwriting genius fully lives up to expectations with twelve achingly perfect songs – “handmade,” as Jay said in the New York Times this weekend.

Get Watch Me Fall here:

Amazon.com

iTunes

Matador Store

Jay starts a 10-city, free all-ages tour of record stores up the West Coast, starting at Amoeba Hollywood tonight at 6 PM. That’s 6400 W. Sunset Blvd. at Ivar, Los Angeles CA 90028, www.amoeba.com.

Here are the rest of the shows – don’t miss them, Jay always gives his ALL:

Tue, Aug 18 – Los Angeles CA Amoeba Hollywood – 6 PM in-store performance
Wed, Aug 19 – Long Beach CA – Fingerprints – 7 PM in-store performance
Thu, Aug 20 – San Diego CA – M-Theory – 7 PM acoustic in-store performance
Fri, Aug 21 – Santa Cruz CA – Streetlight – 7 PM in-store performance
Sat, Aug 22 – San Francisco CA – Amoeba SF – 6 PM in-store performance
Sun, Aug 23 – Berkeley CA – Amoeba Berkeley – 6 PM in-store performance
Tue, Aug 25 – Portland OR – Jackpot Records – 6 PM in-store performance
Wed, Aug 26 – Seattle WA – Easy Street – 7 PM in-store performance
Thu, Aug 27 – Seattle WA – Sonic Boom – 7 PM in-store performance
Fri, Aug 28 – Vancouver BC – Zulu Records – 8 PM in-store performance

The Cave Singers Welcome Joy

Seattle’s Cave Singers also release their second album, the deliciously autumnal Welcome Joy, today. They are also making 3 free, all-ages live appearances at stores this week, and their live performance is not to be missed, so if you’re in the Pacific Northwest, get to these shows:

Tue, Aug 18 – Easy Street Records – Seattle WA – 7 PM
Wed, Aug 19 – Music Millennium – Portland OR – 6 PM
Fri, Aug 21 – Everyday Music – Bellingham WA – 6 PM

Get Welcome Joy here:

Amazon.com

iTunes

Matador Store

 

Finally, don’t forget our next release date, Tuesday, September 8, when Yo La Tengo’s masterpiece Popular Songs comes out:

Click here to preorder the regular digital album on iTunes with one bonus track.

And click here to preorder either the regular album (in any format) from the Matador Store, or to take advantage of Buy Early Get Now and get it immediately with a bonus vinyl LP and other extras.

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3 Responses to “Records out today!”

  1. ANA Says:

    Will the BEGN folks get this iTunes “Popular Songs” bonus track?

  2. Patrick Says:

    Yes, as always. 90 days.

  3. scott12xu Says:

    I pre-ordered the Burma 7″ and dbl-LP a few weeks ago. Will the 7″ be shipped out now and the dbl-LP in October or will they both arrive at my house in October?