Can’t wait to hear the Tweedy, the brand new double album by Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy? Neither can we so we’re hosting a listening party this Saturday September 20 from 3pm-6pm. During the listening party you’ll be able to pre-order the CD for $13.99 or the vinyl for $24.99. If that’s not enough of a reason to come down, we’ll also be having a sale on all new and used Americana CDs and vinyls.
Oh and one more thing, during this listening party you can also get entered into a drawing for a giveaway of a white-label version of the Tweedy vinyl signed by Jeff Tweedy himself. This Saturday from 3pm-6pm will be the only time to be entered into this drawing so be sure to come on down!!
On Saturday September 20th, we’re hosting a special listening party for Lucinda Williams’ upcoming double album, “Where the Spirit Meets the Bone.” The listening party will run from 12-3 pm. During the listening party not only can you get a free Lucinda Williams print, you can also get 10% on all new and used Americana CD and vinyl!!! (Note: does not include already marked down items.) You can also pre-order Lucinda’s new album on CD for $11.99 or vinyl for $29.99. So come on down this Saturday from 12pm-3pm for prints, savings and Lucinda Williams!!
We love a good challenge, we know you do too (you wonder why we’re always moving the sections around…to keep you on your toes.) Well, here’s another one for you, intrepid pure pop fans – guess the top 10 selling albums for 2010 here at Pure Pop Records in proper order, and win a 15$ gift certificate. It’s that simple. We’re even gonna make it easier for you and give you a pool of 30 potential artist/albums to choose from. Submit your numbered titled list on The facebook to be entered into the competition.
Choose your top 10 from the following 30
(these are in alphabetical order.)
Arcade Fire – Suburbs
Avett Brothers – I & Love & You
Band of Horses – Infinite Arms
Beach House – Teen Dream
Black Keys – Brothers
Broken Bells – Self Titled
Broken Social Scene – Forgiveness Rock Record
Deerhunter – Halycon Digest
Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma
Go Go Bordello – Trans-continental Hustle
Gorillaz – Plastic Beach
Jimi Hendrix – Valleys of Neptune
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – I learned the Hard Way
Ray Lamonagne – God Willin’ and the Creek don’t rise
LCD SoundSystem – This is Happening
MGMT – Congratulations
Anais Mitchell – Hades Town
Mumford & Sons – Sigh no More
The National – High Violet
New Pornographers – Together
Joanna Newsom – Have one on me
Grace Potter & The Nocturnals – Self Titled
Rolling Stones – Exile on Main Street
The Roots – How i got over
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Up from Below
She & Him – Vol. 2
Spoon – Transference
Vampire Weekend – Contra
Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
xx – Self Titled
So if you haven’t heard, the Record Store Day folks have encouraged the record labels to provide some special limited releases on Black Friday. Here is a rough list of what will be released. Almost all these items are very limited & we start selling them at 10 am on Friday. We will also have a bunch sales that will only be active for Friday thru Sunday.
33% off all used cds/tapes
20 % off all used lps
15 % off all regular priced cds
10% off all regular priced lps & gift certificates
Hope to see you down here this weekend pos-turkey hangover.