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RECORD STORE DAY // Woman’s Hour Release ‘Dancing in the Dark’ 12″ On Record Store Day Via Best Fit Recordings

Woman’s Hour are happy to announce the official release of their much loved cover of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Dancing in the Dark’ on Record Store Day! For some, this inimitable rendition will have been the first time they were introduced to the band’s minimalist, emotionally charged sound before the release of their critically acclaimed debut Conversations last year. Since then, the track has become a fan favorite and staple on their live set – it seems only right that track is released from the impalpability of the internet, to a tangible 12″ on a day that honors physical music. Listen to lead track “Dancing in the Darkabove or on SoundCloud.

London based label Best Fit Recordings will be releasing 500 copies of the 12″ on April 18, 2015. The 12″ will also feature previously unreleased tracks “Sea of Silence” and “The Shipping Forecast”.

Best Fit Recording’s editorial side The Line of Best Fit gave Conversations 10/10 and named it as their debut album of 2014. You can purchase your copy on Record Store Day from the outlets listed below and many more:

Beatdown Records – Newcastle
Beating Rhythym – Manchester
Coda Music – Edinburgh
Crash Records – Leeds
Dig Vinyl – Liverpool
Ignite Record Store – Birmingham
Lost In Vinyl – Cambrigdge
Monorail Music – Glasgow
Pendulum Records – Nottingham
Record Collector – Sheffield
Picadilly Records – Manchester
Rise – Bristol
Sister Ray – London
Rough Trade East – London
Rough Trade West – London

Woman's Hour

Track Listing
1. Dancing in the Dark
2. Sea of Silence
3. The Shipping Forecast

RSD2014 ANNOUNCE // Songs: Ohia Exclusive Record Store Day Box Set ‘Journey On: Collected Singles’, Stream “Soul” Now


We have been teasing this release online for a over a month and now Secretly Canadian is proud to announce Journey On: Collected Singles, a deluxe box set of rare recordings from Jason Molina‘s Songs: Ohia, will be available exclusively for Record Store Day 2014.

Gathered within Journey On: Collected Singles are the charming, haunting and elegantly disparate moments lost in the void of limited pressings and merch tables across Songs: Ohia‘s six year course. With this set of thoughtfully resurrected tokens listeners will have something tangible by which to remember a great artist gone too soon as well as these cherished moments.

This set of nine 7″s is packaged in a clothbound, foil-stamped clamshell box and accompanied by a 24-page booklet, a CD containing all tracks, and a custom 7″ turntable adaptor with the iconic Songs: Ohia crossbow logo lazer-etched in wood.

Pick up one of these gorgeous box sets from your local record store on April 19th. Find your nearest record store here: http://www.recordstoreday.com/Venues

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Antony & the Johnsons Announce Swanlights EP, Play TED Conference

SC233 In the wake of 2010’s Swanlights LP, we’re pleased to announce that Antony and the Johnsons will release the “Swanlights” EP this spring, including a 10″ vinyl version for Record Store Day on April 16. The Swanlights EP includes a remix of the title track by Oneohtrix Point Never as well as two exclusive b-sides. Antony’s sister, Sara Hegarty, directed the “Swanlights” video. Antony has described the concept of swanlights as “the reflection of light on the surface of the water at night and the moment when a spirit jumps out of a body and turns into a violet ghost.”

Antony and the Johnsons have also announced a performance at the TED Conference in Long Beach, CA on March 2. TED is a nonprofit dedicated to spreading ideas and bringing together people in the technology, entertainment and design fields.

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Yeasayer’s O.N.E. 12″ Single Makes Its Debut Tomorrow

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Here’s your friendly reminder that Yeasayer’s O.N.E. 12″ single will be available tomorrow, Saturday, April 17. The second single from ODD BLOOD, this Record Store Day exclusive 12″ features a remix by up and comers XXXchange as well as the original demo version of the track.

Be sure to visit your local record store tomorrow to pick up one of these and celebrate one of our favorite days of the year.

Magnolia Electric Co. & Damien Jurado Contribute Live Tracks to Record Store Day LP

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All of us here at Secretly Canadian have been eagerly anticipating Record Store Day for weeks now, and this year we’re excited to have Magnolia Electric Co. and Damien Jurado appear on a special LP formulated in heart of southern Indiana. Both artists contributed tracks to It Happened Here, a Record Store Day exclusive vinyl LP + 7″ compilation of live and exclusive studio recordings made in Bloomington, IN in 2009.

A live take of Magnolia Electric Co.’s “Rider. Shadow. Wolf.,” performed July 10, 2009 at local recording studio Russian Recording appears on the LP, along with Damien’s “Kansas City,” performed April 11, 2009 at the same location.

This LP + 7″ is a collaboration between three Bloomington enterprises who represent three distinct spheres of the music world: Russian Recording (recording studio), St. Ives (Secretly Canadian’s boutique record label) and Landlocked Music (retail store). Together they give you not just a snapshot of the Indiana scene but also the influence of the times. Each LP + 7″ possesses lovingly handmade artwork from Woodruff & Sons and In Case of Emergency Press and is strictly limited to a one-time pressing of 750 copies. A digital download of the tracks comes with purchase. Check out the full track listing after the jump.

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AUDIO

Fixations by Gardens & Villa
Everybody by Gardens & Villa
Falling by Here We Go Magic
Not You by Steven A. Clark
Moony Eyed Walrus by Cayucas
Gazelles In Flight by Suuns
Blue Chicago Moon by Songs: Ohia
Faust by I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness

VIDEOS

Falling by Here We Go Magic

Fixations by Gardens & Villa

Moony Eyed Walrus by Cayucas

COMING SOON

Gardens & Villa
Music For Dogs
CD / LP
Steven A. Clark
The Lonely Roller
CD / LP
Here We Go Magic
Be Small
CD / LP

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