Monday, March 9, 2009

Thrill Jockey announces Record Store Day compilation LP

Posted By on Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 12:31 AM

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Over the weekend Thrill Jockey announced that the label's contribution to this year's National Record Store Day (April 18) is a deluxe, handmade compilation LP titled Records Toreism. The LP is limited to 900 copies and features a drawing by Posttypography on one side. The flipside features a photo silk-screen by Crosshair. Both images portray record stores of the future, one shows the fruitful vision of what happens if you support these long-standing community institutions. The other portrays what will happen if you don't.

Click below to view the track list and the rest of the cover art and more info regarding contributors.

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Track list

Side A

1. Mountains "Windows"

2. Tortoise "High Class Slim Came Floatin' In"

Side AA

1. Double Dagger "Stagger Lee"

2. White Hills "Eye to Eye"

3. Trans Am Featuring Tim Soete "Wounded Monkey"

The comp. will also come with two inserts: A zine WhatsinstORe with contributions from Ira Robbins (Trouser Press), Stephen Pastel (Pastels, Monorail), Ian MacKaye (Dischord, Evens, Fugazi, Minor Threat), Magas (Reckless Records, Magas), Julie Cafritz (Pussy Galore), Rick Wojeck (Dusty Groove), Nigel (Rough Trade Records London), Danny Beard (DB Records, Wax N Facts), Ron (Jazz Record Mart), Andee Connors (A Minor Forest, Aquarius Records) Josh Madell (Other Music), Bill Ryan (Pier Platters), Bundy Brown (Tortoise, Pullman, Directions, Dusty Groove) and several others.

The record also come with an insert that includes some sort of secretive Futurist manifesto kind of thing.

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