July 4th New Vinyl Thursday

It’s July 4th New Vinyl Thursday at The Vinyl Underground at 7th Heaven and the new releases are exploding with hot music! Check out this list:

2Pac – All Eyez on Me

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Alan Vega – Alan Vega (Suicide frontman’s solo debut on white indie only vinyl)

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Ani DiFranco – Binary (2LP)

Adele – 25 (180 Gram Vinyl)

Alice in Chains – Dirt (180 Gram Vinyl, Reissue)

Amy Winehouse – Back to Black

A Tribe Called Quest – Midnight Marauders

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Big Boi – Boomiverse (Outkast solo album on blue and white colored vinyl, Download Insert, 2LP)

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Booker T. & the MG’s – Green Onions

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Beach House – B-Sides And Rarities (Digital Download Card)

Bassnectar – Unlimited (Limited Edition, Green, Black, Yellow Colored Vinyl)

Brandy – Brandy (2LP)

Bruno Mars – 24k Magic (Digital Download Card)

The Beatles – Abbey Road (180 Gram Vinyl, Remastered, Reissue)

The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (50th Anniversary Edition, 2LP)

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Coheed And Cambria ‎– Good Apollo I’m Burning Star IV Volume One: From Fear Through The Eyes Of Madness (150 Gram Vinyl, Gatefold LP Jacket, 2LP)

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Cream – Wheels Of Fire (2LP)

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The Cranberries – Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?

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The Cure – The Greatest Hits (2LP)

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The Cure – The Greatest Hits Acoustic (2LP)

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Cigarettes After Sex – Cigarettes After Sex (Digital Download Card)

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Chin Up Chin Up – This Harness Can’t Ride Anything

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The Deslondes – Hurry Home (Digital Download Card)

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Danzig – Black Laden Crown

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Dave Matthews – Live At Red Rocks 8.15.95 (150 Gram Vinyl, Boxed Set, Download Insert, 4LP)

David Bowie – The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (Gold vinyl, indie only, anniversary edition on 180 Gram Vinyl)

Deadmau5 – W:/ 2016album (Bonus Track, Limited Edition, 2LP)

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Echo & The Bunnymen – It’s All Live Now

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Gucci Mane – Mama’s Basement (Colored Vinyl)

Ghost B.C. – Meliora

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Joe Jackson – Collected (Limited Edition, Colored Vinyl, Gatefold LP Jacket, 180 Gram Vinyl, Remastered)

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Joe Jackson – Live at Rockpalast (2LP)

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John Coltrane – Tanganyika Strut

Hound Dog Taylor’s Hand – Hound Dog Taylor’s Hand

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Iron Maiden – A Matter of Life and Death (180 Gram Vinyl, 2LP)

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The Internet – Ego Death (Download Insert, 2LP)

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Judee Sill – Heart Food (Import)

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Judee Sill – Live In London (United Kingdom)

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Judee Sill – Judee Sill (Import)

Jason Isbell – The Nashville Sound (indie only edition with added songbook)

John and Alice Coltrane – Cosmic Music (1967- first collaboration- reissue of ultra rare original)

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King’s X – Faith Hope Love (2LP)

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Lee Bains III – Youth Detention

Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin 2 (180 Gram Vinyl, Remastered)

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Matthew Sweet – Tomorrow Forever

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Mulatu Astatke – Mulatu of Ethiopia

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Mac DeMarco – This Old Dog (indie only grey vinyl edition)

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The Monks – Hamburg Recordings 1967

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The Notorious B.I.G. – Ready to Die (2LP)

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The Notorious B.I.G. – Life After Death (Colored Vinyl, 3LP)

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N.W.A – Greatest Hits (Bonus Track, Remastered, 2LP)

Nicole Mitchell – Mandorla Awakening Ii: Emerging Worlds (2LP)

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Prince – Purple Rain (mirror cover, 180 Gram Vinyl, Remastered)

Prince – Purple Rain (Picture Disc Vinyl LP)

Prince – Prince

Phoenix – Ti Amo (coke bottle colored indie only vinyl edition)

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Greatest Hits (2LP)

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Radiohead – I Might Be Wrong

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Radiohead – Kid A (2LP)

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Radiohead – Pablo Honey (180 Gram Vinyl)

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Radiohead – The Bends (180 Gram Vinyl) Yeah we are getting you ready for next week’s HUGE Radiohead release….

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Samantha Fish – Chills & Fever ( local KC release)

Solange – A Seat At The Table (Download Insert, 2LP)

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The Smiths ‎- The Queen Is Dead (45 RPM, 12″ Extended Single +3 B-Sides, VERY Limited Edition)

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The Smiths ‎- The Queen Is Dead (45 RPM, 7″ Single, VERY Limited Edition Picture Disc)

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Skip James – Complete 1931 Session (180 Gram Vinyl)

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Slim Cessna’s Auto Club – Cipher (2LP)

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Soundgarden – Badmotorfinger (2LP, 3D cover)

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Sly Stone & The Mojo Men – New Breed (180 Gram Green Vinyl LP)

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Shakey Graves – Shakey Graves And The Horse He Rode In On (Nobody’s Fool & The Donor Blues EP) (180 Gram Vinyl, Extended Play, 2LP)

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Snoop Dogg – Doggfather

TLC – Crazysexycool

Tame Impala – Currents

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Umfang – Symbolic Use Of Light (180 Gram Vinyl)

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The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground & Nico (50th Anniversary edition with peelable banana)

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Vic Chesnutt – Silver Lake (180 Gram Vinyl, Digital Download Card, 2LP)

Various – American Epic: The Sessions Original Soundtrack (Third Man Records comp with Jack White and friends- 180 Gram Vinyl, 3LP)

Various Artists – Virtue Recording Studios (Import)

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Wilco – Sky Blue Sky (2LP)

Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (Bonus CD, 3LP)

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Wu-Tang – Wu Trax On Wax (red vinyl)

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Yussef Kamaal – Black Focus

So many popping new releases for July 4th New Vinyl Thursday! Stop into your neighborhood record store today for some new music. We are open until 9 pm.

We are going to start a new feature: Review of the Week. This week Metal Dave reviews the new Kobra & the Lotus album, ” Prevail 1″.

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My Pick of the YEAR

Rarely does a release capture my attention and become all-consuming. Well, I take that back…in 2014 I was consumed by 2 releases… “Sun Structures” by The Temples and “Awake” by Tycho. This year (so far) I have been consumed by a heavy metal band called Kobra & The Lotus and their 4th studio album entitled “Prevail 1”.
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This album stunned me on first listen – in a good way. Lead vocalist, Kobra Paige, was brought up on a heavy dose of Priest & Maiden, and it shows in her vocal delivery. The band is straight up METAL with positive lyrics, melodic hooks, and bone-crushing riffs. They wrote 21 songs and planned a double LP release. However, their new label, Napalm Records, decided to split ‘em into two separate releases, hence there will be a “Prevail 2” later this year. Stand out tracks are “Gotham”, “Manifest Destiny”, “Victim” and the lead-off single, “You Don’t Know”.
To all my head-bangin’ customers out there – don’t pass this one up! Also, looking forward to the follow up later this year.
***** 5/5 Stars

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Last Week’s Pick of the Week’s:

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Here’s what we recommended last week. Stop in today to see our recommendations for this week’s new releases. If you are ever looking for musical suggestions, just ask- we love to talk about music.

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Speaking of recommendations- our staff can’t recommend the U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus enough. Four out of six of us own one. You can’t beat the quality for the price (and we have the lowest price anywhere). Audiophile quality at an entry level price and for the 4th of July we have Red, White and Blue ones in stock. Pick yours up today- these won’t last long and there is always a delay getting more as they are hand built right here in the USA.

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Not in the market for a new turntable? Well, we get in used equipment everyday as well. This beauty rolled in yesterday and we have many others to choose from as well.

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What is this, you might ask? These would be our six new racks! What does this mean? It means that we will soon be moving to a much larger space in the store with even more vinyl! Preliminarly move date is July 16th, so please pardon the mess as we get things ready! Big changes are coming! Stay tuned on our Facebook and Instagram for updates about the move and everything else.

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We buy records every day. Sometimes we buy so many records that we don’t have any place to put them. What is the answer to this problem? A July 4th New Vinyl Thursday sale! How about, in honor of our Nation’s birth, we do a 40% off ALL used merchandise sale (no limit- buy as many as you want)?! Come help us thin out the bins and make our move on the 16th a little lighter. Get some great music and save a bundle. Sale now through 7/5/17. Make sure to let us know you read it here before checking out as this will be a club members only sale and won’t be advertised elsewhere. Have fun and save some money- don’t blow your fingers off. That is our advice to you for the July 4th holiday. (We will be open on the 4th)

Thanks for reading this week’s blog post- July 4th New Vinyl Thursday. As your neighborhood record store we appreciate your support. Enjoy the muisc and we will see you soon. Your loving Vinyl Underground at 7th Heaven staff,

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Sherman, David, Jonathan, Dylan, Dionna and Gordon

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