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Win Modest Mouse Tickets & Poster!

It's time for an adventure! Can't think of a better way to spend the last days of summer on a road trip to Port Townsend to see an awesome outdoor concert! We have a very cool Modest Mouse prize package to giveaway, a pair of tickets to their show at McCurdy Pavilion Lawn and this awesome show poster! Winner must be able to pick up tickets and poster at our store in West Seattle. Enter to win by e-mailing us with the subject line "MODEST MOUSE" and please include first & last name with entry. We'll draw a winner on 8/21. Good luck! 

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Bid High For Pearl Jam Home Fund! More Rare & One Of A Kind Items Added!

Bid high on these rare and one of the kind Pearl Jam items to help fight homelessness in Seattle. As the population swells in Seattle, housing is being built to meet the demand but many of options are not affordable to many residents of the city. Easy Street Records in banding together with Pearl Jam's effort to fight this noble fight. All of the proceeds on our ebay auctions and 10% of sales (on August 8th & 10th) in our shop and cafe will be donated to The Home Fund

All of the auctions are live HERE with only a few days left on a couple listings!

This is what's been added:

The large 7'x7' Peal Jam Hall of Fame Danny Clinch x Chaun Osburn display that has been hanging in our Pearl Jam Pop-up

A very rare Eddie Vedder poster from his secret show and first solo performance at Kenyon Hall - West Seattle from 2008. Designed by Eddie Vedder and Brad Klausen.

Framed photograph by Boosty Holler from the infamous Pearl Jam Live At Easy Street performance. This one has been on display in our shop, only two ever made. This listing also includes a sealed, out of print CD from the night's performance

To learn more about what The Home Shows and The Home Fund are all about heck out this video where Stone Gossard and Mike McCready of Pearl Jam talk with youth advocate Azia Ruff about what success looks like to them for The Home Shows initiative.

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Win Tickets To Sera Cahoone!

Join Sera Cahoone and her band as they celebrate her 20th anniversary in Seattle with the first ever vinyl release of her debut album SERA CAHOONE on August 23rd at Neumos. Sera and the band will be performing the debut album in sequence, and will be joined by special guests - Moon Palace and Hyways (who played an in-store here on Record Store Day!). Enter to win a pair of tickets by e-mailing us with the subject line "SERA CAHOONE" and please include first & last name with entry. We'll draw a winner on 8/20. Good luck! 

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Win Passes To The Gigantic Bicycle Festival!

Take a ride in beautiful Snoqualmie, WA with other like minded bike & music enthusiasts at this years Gigantic Bicycle Festival. The festival runs all weekend at Centennial Fields Park in Snoqualmie, WA from August 24th to the 26th and includes rides, music from local NW bands, camping and more! We have two sets of passes to giveaway (one set of two passes / one set of three passes) for the whole weekend + camping. Enter to win passes by e-mailing us with the subject line "GIGANTIC BICYCLE FESTIVAL" and please include first & last name and if you'd like 2 passes or 3 passes with entry. Must be able to pick up the passes at our store in West Seattle. We'll draw a winner on 8/17. Good luck! 

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Donate To The Home Fund! Signed Eddie Vedder Billboard & More!

Donate To The Home Fund! Signed Eddie Vedder Billboard & More!

We have a couple items up for auction to dontate to Pearl Jam's Home Fund.  The first items is a one of a kind billboard of Eddie Vedder’s Ukulele Songs, installed on the café side of Easy Street Records June 1, 2011. The Benaroya Hall sold out dates of July 15 and 16 are noted on the billboard as well. After 6 months, the billboard was moved to the other side of the café and remained there until now.
At some point, Eddie had found himself on the deck of Easy Street next to his billboard and made a few illustrations and autographed it. What does WSHC mean? As of today and throughout the month of August, this billboard will be on display along the fence of the balcony at Easy Street. This is an auction only item and all proceeds will go to the Pearl Jam Home Fund. This auction is open to all, winner is responsible for any and all shipping fees. Bid Here!
The second item comes from the Easy Street safety deposit box….

From the infamous and legendary Easy Street Records surprise instore performance April 29, 2005. Brad Klausen designed, screen printed, 18x25. Brad gave Matt Vaughan the first 10, not numbered, not signed. The instore was attended by Easy Street staff and record store retailers that happened to be in town for the 10 Year Anniversary of the Coalition of Independent Music Stores that Easy Street was hosting. Bid Here!

Auctions starts now and will be open for 10 days!

Happy Bidding and Good Luck!

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Music Releases 08-10-18

Death Grips - Year of the Snitch Death Grips - Year of the Snitch
New CD: $12.99   $10.99

Year of the Snitch is the upcoming sixth studio album by experimental hip hop group Death Grips, set to be released on August 10, 2018 through Third Worlds and Harvest Records.

Jason Mraz - Know. [LP] Jason Mraz - Know. [LP]
New Vinyl: $19.98
The album serves as a follow-up to the 2014 LP "YES!", and is Mraz's first full-length studio recording in over four years.
The bulk of the album was written against the backdrop of the 2016 Presidential election and its aftermath, and Mraz found himself writing a lot of "frustrated, angry, even sad songs, but nothing I wanted to sing." Instead he has chosen to convey an uplifting, positive message.
Know. was produced by Andrew Wells, who brings an organic and groovy feel to the album's classic, acoustic rock sound.
Shooter Jennings - Shooter [LP] Shooter Jennings - Shooter [LP]
New Vinyl: $19.98

Ever the outlaw, Jennings has now crafted what might well be his most truly idiosyncratic work thus far, SHOOTER. Produced by longtime friend and collaborator, Low Country Sound founder Dave Cobb, at the renowned RCA Studio A on Nashville's Music Row, the album sees Jennings staking out a fairly straightforward goal: to simply make a great country record. It should be noted, Jennings' last studio album was a genuinely visionary tribute to Giorgio Moroder so in some ways, making a straight up country record is as much of a left turn as anything else in his brilliantly mercurial career thus far. But with songs like "Fast Horses & Good Hideouts" or the raucous "I'm Wild & My Woman Is Crazy," Jennings more than affirms his mission by returning to country's original, if oft misplaced, mandate: singing songs about growing up and getting older, about going out and getting trashed. In short, making music for real people with real lives. With SHOOTER, Jennings truly puts his own mark on country music, living up to his extraordinary birthright with unparalleled passion, experience, and heart.

Jake Shears - Jake Shears [LP] Jake Shears - Jake Shears [LP]
New Vinyl: $19.98

Vinyl LP pressing. 2018 release. Showcasing the essence of what Jake Shears does best, the eponymously titled solo debut from the Scissor Sisters frontman is an album brimming with anthemic choruses and lyrics about the joys and vagaries of love and sex - all of it underpinned by a swampy soul influence imparted from his newly adopted hometown New Orleans. Shears' artistic vision blossomed in the epicenter of Southern decadence, where he had headed following the Scissors hiatus in 2012. Initial ideas for the album were mapped out at the city's famed Marigny Studios before he decamped to Louisville, KY to work with producer Kevin Ratterman (Ray LaMontagne, My Morning Jacket) who recruited members of My Morning Jacket, VHS or Beta, Jim James' solo band, and Floating Action to lay down the album's foundation. With string and brass arrangements by Christian Hebel (Barbra Streisand) and Lance Horne (Alan Cumming), they returned to NOLA to capture the city's signature sound with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Sturgill Simpson's brass section. The result is a thrilling work that plays inside some of the hallmarks of classic American rock music and marries them with Jake's inimitable point of view, humor, and gift for unforgettable hooks.

Enuff Z'Nuff - Diamond Boy [LP] Enuff Z'Nuff - Diamond Boy [LP]
New Vinyl: $24.98

Enuff Z nuff are the living, breathing example of what a rock n roll group should be. Now centered around bass player and vocalist Chip Z nuff, Enuff Z nuff are still alive and kicking with a legion of loyal fans, who can t get enough of the band s power pop melded with hard rock stylings. In addition to Chip Z nuff, the band features longtime guitarist Tory Stoffregen, ex-Ultravox singer/guitarist Tony Fennell, and Chicago native Daniel Benjamin Hill on drums. Enuff Z nuff continues to tour and record relentlessly and this new record shows once again what a truly gifted hard / power pop act they are. With no shortage of hooks and awesome songs, Diamond Boy is another gem in Enuff Z Nuff s crown! FOR FANS OF: Cheap Trick, The Beatles, Queen, Warrant, Cinderella, Van Halen

The Allman Brothers Band - Fillmore East, February 1970 The Allman Brothers Band - Fillmore East, February 1970
New CD: $12.98
Marillion - All One Tonight (Live At The Royal Albert Hall) [LP] Marillion - All One Tonight (Live At The Royal Albert Hall) [LP]
New Vinyl: $28.98

British rock band Marillion, founded in 1979, have become one of the most commercially successful neo-progressive rock bands of the 1980s and are still one of the most outstanding representatives of their genre. Throughout a celebrated career that has spanned almost four decades they have released 18 studio albums and sold over 15 million copies worldwide. On October 13, 2017, Marillion played at the Royal Albert Hall for the very first time. The concert was sold out in a split second and the audience, travelling from all over the world, was rewarded with an incredible Marillion show. In two parts, "All One Tonight" firstly showcases the band's acclaimed 2016 studio album 'F E A R' in full. Accompanied by an awe-inspiring light show and films, Marillion perform their incisive and era-defining zeitgeist with unparalleled passion and power. The second half introduces 'In Praise Of Folly' and guests, a string quartet with flute and French horn that throughout the rest of the show inject an extra depth and emotion to some of Marillion s best-loved live material. The concert film was directed and edited by Tim Sidwell and recorded and mixed by Michael Hunter. Available on 2CD, 2DVD, 2 Blu-ray, 4LP (180 gram) vinyl and Digital

Liz Cooper & the Stampede - Window Flowers [LP] Liz Cooper & the Stampede - Window Flowers [LP]
New Vinyl: $19.98

There is a collective energy in Nashville, one that Liz Cooper has poured herself into for the past six years. Liz remarks that the energy in Nashville today is akin to that of Greenwich Village in 1960s New York or the Laurel Canyon days in the 1960s and 1970s and is a product of a collaborative approach to music and art. This community has allowed Liz to be part of many magically haphazard nights, where the movers and shakers of the Nashville music world, such as Okey Dokey, Becca Mancari, Rayland Baxter, Desert Noises, Morning Teleportation, Erin Rae, Brittany Howard, Cage the Elephant, Michael Nau and many more converge to make music and art and lose track of time. Her latest album is a product of that pulsating energy in Nashville that has had some of the greatest influence in her work.

The Beths - Future Me Hates Me [LP] The Beths - Future Me Hates Me [LP]
New Vinyl: $16.98

The Beths occupy a warm, energetic sonic space between joyful hooks, sun-soaked harmonies, and acerbic lyrics. Their debut album Future Me Hates Me, produced by guitarist Jonathan Pearce and forthcoming on Carpark Records, delivers an astonishment of roadtrip-ready pleasures, each song hitting your ears with an exhilarating endorphin rush. 2018 promises to be a breakout year for The Beths, a beloved live act across Australia and New Zealand, who are embarking on North American and European tours this summer. Fans of artists like Sleater-Kinney and Best Coast should remain on high alert for the first full-length from their new favorite band.

The War and Treaty - Healing Tide [LP] The War and Treaty - Healing Tide [LP]
New Vinyl: $19.98
Erra - Neon Erra - Neon
New CD: $11.98
Billy Raffoul - 1975 EP [White 10in Vinyl] Billy Raffoul - 1975 EP [White 10in Vinyl]
New Vinyl: $16.98

Singer/songwriter Billy Raffoul releases the limited edition white 10” vinyl of his debut EP, 1975, including the single “Forever”.

The EP was produced by Mike Crossey (Arctic Monkeys, Foals, The 1975, Kaleo) at The Ranch Studios in Woodland Hills, CA and Rundown Studios in Santa Monica. In additional to Crossey, 1975 features contributions from Julia Michaels, Matt Thiessen and David Campbell.

Jordan Smith - Only Love Jordan Smith - Only Love
New CD: $14.99

Jordan Smith to release new album, 'Only Love,' via Republic Records on 8/10. 'Only Love' is produced by GRAMMY Award-winning RedOne [Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj] and includes current radio single & title single, 'Only Love.' His full-length debut, 'Something Beautiful,' entered the Billboard Top 200 at number 2 and made history as the highest debut ever and biggest first-week seller from a winner of 'The Voice.' He continued to wow audiences with his first Holiday album and public television special of the same name, 'Tis The Season. The record scored yet another Top 10 debut on the Billboard Top 200!

Primal Fear - Apocalypse [LP] Primal Fear - Apocalypse [LP]
New Vinyl: $29.98

Former Gamma Ray vocalist Ralf Scheepers and bassist/vocalist Mat Sinner, two of the most respected German metal musicians, founded Primal Fear in 1997 and 21 years later, show no signs of slowing down. With 11 studio albums released, Primal Fear have become one of the most beloved and respected heavy metal bands around the globe, a true metal institution. Their last two studio albums Delivering The Black and Rulebreaker saw them climbing the charts and receiving even more critical praise than before. Truly, especially in recent years, the band has continued to raise the bar in terms of quality and musicianship with their release, constantly pushing themselves to find new ways to best themselves. And with the release of their new album, Apocalypse , Primal Fear has once again raised the bar in heavy metal to towering heights.

Rhett Walker Band - Rhett Walker Band EP Rhett Walker Band - Rhett Walker Band EP
Foxing - Nearer My God [LP] Foxing - Nearer My God [LP]
New Vinyl: $22.98
Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis - Wild! Wild! Wild! [Limited Edition LP] Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis - Wild! Wild! Wild! [Limited Edition LP]
New Vinyl: $18.99

Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing including digital download. 2018 release. The collaboration between Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Robbie Fulks and rock 'n' roll royalty Linda Gail Lewis, Wild! Wild! Wild, gleefully lives up to it's title. Subversive as it is reverential, the album confidently jumps the genre tracks of nitty-gritty rock 'n' roll, Americana, country & western, rockabilly, and all of their offshoots. Recorded at Chicago's Reliable Recorders by Alex Hall (JD McPherson, Pokey LaFarge, The Cactus Blossoms) and produced by Robbie Fulks, the album features a band of American roots music legends, stalwarts, and peers. Linda Gail Lewis says, "I love singing with Robbie. It reminds of singing with my brother, Jerry Lee. The duets we did were so much fun. And the songs Robbie wrote are out of this world. My husband was a promotion man for Stax and Chess, and he felt like he was back at Stax when he heard 'Foolmaker.' Robbie is a soul singer. That was a surprise."

Fuel - Sunburn [Red/Orange LP] Fuel - Sunburn [Red/Orange LP]
New Vinyl: $34.98

It's been two decades since FUEL first dropped their debut full length Sunburn. The album saw huge commercial success for the band, led by the single Shimmer. Sunburn was certified Platinum but being released in 1998 meant it never received vinyl treatment. In celebration of its 20th anniversary Wargod is proud to present the first ever vinyl version of Sunburn officially licensed from Sony/Epic, including liner notes from founding member and primary writer of Sunburn, Carl Bell.

Falling Doves - Live In Tokyo EP Falling Doves - Live In Tokyo EP
New Digital: $9.99
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Movie Releases 08-10-18

 - The US Generation: 1982 The US Generation - The US Generation: 1982 The US Generation
New Blu-Ray: $29.95

The Us Generation: The making of the 1982 Us Festival is an in-depth look at one of the most influential music festivals of all time. The Us Generation is from award winning filmmaker and rockumentarian Glenn Aveni, who is also the films director. Co-Directed by Jay Cederholm and Produced by Bruce Gibb & Rich Schmig, the film blends rare concert footage and insightful interviews with both organizers and performers. The film tells the story of the groundbreaking 1982 Us Festival--an epic three-day event featuring an eclectic and unprecedented lineup boasting some of the biggest names in music, performing live in front of over one million people at Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino, CA. The Us Festival was the brainchild of Apple visionary Steve Wozniak, who wanted to create something that was a true celebration of Americana, cultivating positive vibes and building a deep sense of community through the power of technology and music. The film is produced by Icon Television Music, Inc., Plum Media, and in association with Us Festival original founders Unuson Corporation. Highlights include performances by chart-topping superstars, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, alt-rock trio The Police, blues rock heroes Fleetwood Mac, guitar virtuoso Carlos Santana, retro-chic favorites The B-52s, and new wave icons The Cars; as well as archived appearances by Johnny & Joey Ramone, Carlos Santana, Sting, Ric Ocasek, Danny Elfman, and Fred Schneider; plus exclusive sit-downs with festival founder Steve Wozniak, Mick Fleetwood, Eddie Money, Marky Ramone, Kate Pierson, Stewart Copeland, and Mickey Hart, among others.

200 Motels [Movie] - 200 Motels 200 Motels [Movie] - 200 Motels
New DVD: $19.95

200 Motels is Frank Zappa's outrageous, psychedelic precursor to the birth of the music video - his hilarious response to the burning question of what to do with road-wrecked musicians. Should they rip off the motel's towels and ashtrays or merely quit the group? Dare they rebel against the tyranny of the merciless Zappa? The Mothers of Invention, as irrepressible as Zappa himself, wreck havoc in Centerville, a typical American town with its Rancid Boutique, Cheesy Motel, Fake Nightclub, Redneck Eats Cafe, groupies and an honest-to-goodness Main Street. Ringo Starr, in Zappa disguise and carrying an oil lamp, narrates. Theodore Bikel is government agent Rance Muhammitz. The hysterically funny man behind such hits as Valley Girl, Dancin' Fool and Don't Eat The Yellow Snow, Zappa reasserts his genius in this zaniest piece of filmusical fantasy-comedy since The Beatles' A Hard Day's Night. - Daily Variety

Life Of The Party [Movie] - Life Of The Party Life Of The Party [Movie] - Life Of The Party
New Blu-Ray: $35.99

When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna (Melissa McCarthy) turns regret into re-set by going back to college…landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who’s not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna—now Dee Rock— embraces freedom, fun and frat boys on her own terms, finding her true self in a senior year no one ever expected.

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