4/20 is THE PERFECT day for RSD. You're gonna have to wake up mega early to get in line to grab all the rad releases you want before they're gone, so what better way to reward yourself than putting on a bunch of great vinyls you pick up, lighting up a perfectly legal joint, and laying on your bed the rest of the day bumping the tunes. The list is long so I'll spare you the majority, but alongside releases from The White Stripes, Flaming Lips, Black Keys, MGMT, At The Drive-In and more, CoS
drew up this list of other notable releases for your purusing pleasure... full list here
Omnivore Recordings will release the soundtrack to the forthcoming Big Star documentary, Nothing Can Hurt Me, featuring previously unissued versions of classic Big Star songs. The limited edition set comes pressed on colored vinyl.
The Black Lips will team with Icky Blossoms for a split 7” limited to 1,000 copies. The former covers Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings’ version of “Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys” while the latter takes on Siouxsie & the Banshees’ “Arabian Knights”.
Bob Dylan will sample his forthcoming Bootleg Series Volume 10 with a double-sided single featuring a demo version of “Wigwam” from 1970’s Self Portrait b/w “Thirsty Boots”, an unreleased track from that album’s recording sessions.
Brian Eno, Grizzly Bear, and Nicolas Jaar will join forces for a split 10″ featuring remixes of Eno’s “LUX” and Grizzly Bear’s “Sleeping Ute” by Jaar.
Burger Records will release its first ever mixtape, The Taste of Burger Records.
The Cure will reissue 1987′s Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me on 12″ red vinyl.
Daniel Johnston’s album Fun will be available on 12″ vinyl for the first time, limited to 2,000 copies.
David Bowie will present the first vinyl single off of The Next Day: “The Stars Are Out Tonight” b/w “Where Are We Now?”. In addition, Bowie’s 1973 single “Drive-In Saturday Night” will be issued on 7″ picture disc b/w the Russell Harty Plus Pop Version of the song.
Destroyer will release a limited edition vinyl pressing of 2002′s The Night. It’s available on vinyl in the U.S. for the first time and limited to just 2,000 copies worldwide.
Kill Rock Stars will release Alternate Versions from Either/Or 7, featuring four unreleased outtakes from Elliott Smith’s album Either/Or. Limited to 3,500 copies.
Free Energy will release a 7″ featuring their single “Love Sing” backed by an unreleased track.
Gil Scott Heron and Brian Jackson’s collaboration “The Bottle” will be reissued on 7″ green vinyl.
Grizzly Bear will reissue their 2004 debut album, Horn of Plenty, on vinyl from Kanine Records. Limited to 1,200 copies.
GZA will release a vinyl box set of his legendary album Liquid Swords, featuring bonus material and a chess set packaged in a 12 x 12 box.
The Hold Steady will release a 7″ single featuring two unreleased tracks: “Criminal Fingers” and “The Bear & the Maiden Fair”.
Hüsker Dü will unveil a double 7″ of their earliest recordings from a 1980 session at Minneapolis’ Blackberry Way Studio: “Amusement” b/w “Statues” and “Writer’s Cramp” b/w “Let’s Go Die”. Only 4,000 copies will be available.
Jandek will be the subject of a vinyl box set compiling three releases: Chair Beside A Window, Six and Six, and Ready For the House. Limited to 500 hand numbered copies.
John Coltrane’s previously unissued 1961 performance at the Newport Jazz Festival will be available on 12″ vinyl.
King Crimson will release a the Going Schizoid With King Crimson: Collectables Set featuring live recordings, a graphic novel, poster, t-shirt, and more.
Moby will team with Mark Lanegan for the release of a new song titled “The Lonely Night”, which will be available on 7″ vinyl.
Mumford and Sons will release a 10″ vinyl featuring songs from an in-store performance at Bull Moose in Scarborough, New Hampshire.
The Notorious B.I.G.‘s debut album Ready to Die will be reissued on limited-edition 12″ white vinyl.
Phish will reissue their sophomore album, Lawn Boy, as a 12″ deluxe edition.
Phoenix will release the title track to their forthcoming Bankrupt! on grey 7” vinyl. The record comes with a 3” cloth patch.
Phosphorescent will reissue their sophomore record, 2005′s Aw Come Aw Wry. The new pressing comes with “tweaked” cover and a download card featuring never-before-released live tracks.
Portugal. the Man will reissue their sophomore album, Church Mouth, on bone colored vinyl, numbered and limited to 500 copies.
Pulp will release a limited edition 12″ featuring their new single, “After You”, along with a remix of the track by Soulwax and the band’s own “The 4am Desperation Disco to Disco Dub Version”.
Pussy Galore’s Groovy Hate Fuck will be reissued on 12″ vinyl
Roky Erickson’s single “Mine Mine Mind” (b/w “Bloody Hammer”) will be reissued on psychedelic swirl vinyl. It’s limited to just 4,000 one pressings and features the single remastered from its original tapes.
Rhye’s single “Open” will be available on vinyl for the first time, backed by a previously unreleased live version.
Rocket From the Crypt will reissue Live From Camp X-Ray and Group Sounds on 12″ vinyl.
The Rolling Stones’ Five by Five EP will be available on 7″ vinyl for the first time since 1964.
Sigur Rós will reissue their sophomore album, Agaetis Byrjun. Out of print in the U.S. for several years, this new pressing is limited to just 1,000 copies.
Soundgarden will release a 10” featuring demos from their King Animal reunion album.
South Park fans will have a chance to grab the Kanye-mocking “Gay Fish” and the Jason Russell-mocking “Jacking-it in San Diego”. The 7” picture disc is limited to 2,000 pressings.
Sub Pop Records will release a new compilation, Sub Pop 1000, featuring new or unreleased material from Peaking Lights, Iron Lung, Ed Schrader’s Music Beat, and more.
Superchunk will release a 7″ containing two brand new tracks: “Void” b/w “Faith”. Only 1,000 hand-numbered copies will be available.
The Thermals will release a 7” EP containing demos from their latest record, Desperate Ground. Only 1,000 copies will be available.
Thurston Moore will release a 12″ featuring a pair of collaborative performances with Loren Connors.
Titus Andronicus will deliver a three-track 12” containing Local Business’ “Still Life with Hot Deuce and Silver Platter” plus a pair of unreleased tracks: “(I’ve Got a) Date Tonight” and “The Dog”. Limited to 2,500 pressings.
Ty Segall will release a sequel to his 2011 Ty Rex EP, aptly titled Ty Rex 2. It features a pair of T. Rex covers, “Cat Black (Wizard Hat)” and “The Motivator”, on 7″ vinyl.
Van Dyke Parks will unveil an unreleased album titled Super Chief, featuring 12 songs. In addition, he’ll offer a special limited edition 12″ of his upcoming compilation, Song Cycle.
The xx’s Jamie xx will release 4,000 copies of a 12” containing his personal edits of some of the band’s music.