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Brunch With Beach House Listening Party Saturday!

Brunch With Beach House Listening Party Saturday!

Join us Saturday, April 28th from 11am to 1pm for an early listen to 7, the highly-anticipated new album by Beach House on Sub Pop Records! You'll get to hear the album two weeks before its 5/11 street date, and we'll be giving out some fabulous prizes! Plus, you can actually get brunch, ya know! (Band not included.)

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Easy Street Looking To Hire Full Time Sales Clerk/Music Fanatic!

Easy Street Looking To Hire Full Time Sales Clerk/Music Fanatic!

Hey music lovers! Easy Street is looking for a friendly, outgoing and motivated customer service star to join our team! Full-time position, MUST be able to work weekends & nights, have good knowledge of music and be very reliable. Interested? E-mail your resume to us or bring it to the store!

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Thanks For An Amazing Record Store Day!

Thanks to you, Record Store Day 2018 was an off-the-charts success! We hope you were able to get the records you wanted, and had a fun time doing so! Big thanks to Noah Gundersen and HYWAYS for their great in-stores, and to all of you for joining us. See ya next year!

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Noah Gundersen & HYWAYS At Easy Street On Record Store Day!

Noah Gundersen & HYWAYS At Easy Street On Record Store Day!

Vinyl fanatics, are you ready? Record Store Day 2018 is Saturday, April 21st, and we'll be opening up the shop at 7am sharp for all of your shopping needs! Of course, there will be many brave customers waiting in line in the wee hours to ensure they get the exclusive, limited edition records of their dreams, and we shall reward & sustain them with free Caffe Vita coffee and freshly cooked bacon (served up by Easy Street Guy himself).

So, we open the doors, and you go upstairs where all the goodies are and pick out one of each RSD title that you want (because only one of each title per customer is allowed)...then what? Check out our used vinyl while you're up in the vinyl loft...we're constantly buying collections, and we'll have the cream of the crop out there for RSD. Then head downstairs, put your name on the list for breakfast at our cafe, and check out our outstanding selection of CDs, DVDs/Blu-Rays, and books while you wait. Visit our Pearl Jam pop-up shop. Buy some Easy Street, PJ, and Sub Pop swag. Grab a beer or coffee drink while you shop! We'll also be giving away & raffling off cool stuff from "the archive" all day long. 

At 5pm, hometown fave NOAH GUNDERSEN will take to the stage for a special RSD performance!

Noah will be followed at 7pm by HYWAYS, a new Seattle project led by singer-songwriter & former Ole Tinder leader Mike Giacolino! Featuring an all-star line up with members of Rose Windows, Son Volt and Sera Cahoone, HYWAYS will mix up country and psychedelia with indie rock, folk and prog rock for the RSD faithful! Read all about 'em here on OldRookie.com.

PLEASE NOTE:

We will be closing our vinyl loft at 6pm on Friday, 4/20, to prepare for Record Store Day! 

We cannot buy any vinyl, CDs, DVDs, tapes, etc on Record Store Day!

Limit of one of each RSD item per customer!

We cannot redeem LP club cards on RSD unless they are already full before purchase!

Check out the complete list of RSD18 titles!

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Music Releases 04-27-18

Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer
New CD: $18.98

The third LP (and first in five years) from the actress and recording artist features appearances by Brian Wilson, Pharrell Williams, Zoë Kravitz, and Grimes, plus musical contributions from Prince just prior to his death.

Post Malone - beerbongs & bentleys Post Malone - beerbongs & bentleys
New CD: $13.99
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Following the success of his multi-platinum debut album, Stoney, Post Malone is set to release his highly anticipated sophomore album beerbongs & bentleys on April 27th via Republic Records. The album includes the massive hit singles "Psycho" which is already Top 20 at Top 40 radio and Top 5 at Rhythm Radio and the certified 6x platinum single "rockstar" which peaked at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 8 consecutive weeks.

Dr. Dog - Critical Equation [LP] Dr. Dog - Critical Equation [LP]
New Vinyl: $19.98
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'I feel like I'm in a totally new band right now,' says Dr. Dog guitarist/singer Scott McMicken. It's a bold declaration considering he's been co-fronting the beloved indie outfit for a decade-and-a-half, but it cuts straight to the heart of the intense and transformative experience behind the group's brilliant new album, 'Critical Equation.' Produced by Gus Seyffert (Bedouine, Michael Kiwanuka), 'Critical Equation' is the most infections and adventurous collection Dr. Dog has laid to tape yet. The record was born from a journey of doubt and discovery, a heavy, sometimes painful reckoning that ultimately brought the band closer together with more strength and clarity than ever before. Call it an existential awakening, call it a dark night of the soul, whatever it was, it fueled one of the most fertile creative periods in the group's history.

Willie Nelson - Last Man Standing [LP] Willie Nelson - Last Man Standing [LP]
New Vinyl: $19.98

With Last Man Standing, Willie Nelson has added 11 essential new songs to his classic catalog. Comprised entirely of songs newly-penned by Willie along with longtime collaborator and producer Buddy Cannon, it is one of his most personal and introspective albums to-date. An album that acknowledges the transience of time while marveling at the joy, beauty and surprise the world has to offer, Last Man Standing finds Willie Nelson rolling at a creative peak, writing and singing and playing with the seasoned wit and wisdom that comes from the road.

Speedy Ortiz - Twerp Verse [LP] Speedy Ortiz - Twerp Verse [LP]
New Vinyl: $16.98
Keith Urban - Graffiti U Keith Urban - Graffiti U
New CD: $13.95
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It has been two years since the release of his chart-topping, record breaking album RIPCORD, but on Friday, April 27th, Keith Urban returns with his ninth studio album, GRAFFITI U. The 13-track recording, which includes his current single “Coming Home,” featuring Julia Michaels. The intimate image on the GRAFFITI U album cover was taken by world-renowned photographer Mark Seliger.

Cicada Rhythm - Everywhere I Go [LP] Cicada Rhythm - Everywhere I Go [LP]
New Vinyl: $18.98

Cicada Rhythm is Andrea DeMarcus and Dave Kirslis. Following their 2015 self-titled debut, Cicada Rhythm consciously decided to build upon their homespun, stripped-down folk sound by bringing in more musicians and multiple producers to their latest record, Everywhere I Go. Recorded in a string of studios across the southeast, it's a snapshot of a band on the move, with new members filling their lineup and a louder set of influences propelling their sound forward. There are roots-rock tunes, slow waltzes, front-porch folksongs and backwoods ballads, all delivered by a group of road warriors who've cut their teeth not only in the writing room, but onstage, too. Kenneth Pattengale (Milk Carton Kids) and Oliver Wood (The Wood Brothers) share production duties, giving Everywhere I Go a broad, diverse punch. 

Anthrax - Kings Among Scotland Anthrax - Kings Among Scotland
New CD: $16.98
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”Kings Among Scotland,” the band’s long-awaited live album, arrives in stores on April 27, 2018. Captured last February 15 at the band’s sold-out concert at Glasgow’s historic venue Barrowland Ballroom, the two-hour “Kings Among Scotland” incorporates the band’s entire live show.  The concert is also available on on DVD.

Aisha Badru - Pendulum [LP] Aisha Badru - Pendulum [LP]
New Vinyl: $26.98
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The Yonkers, NY born singer-songwriter uses airy vocals and vivid lyrics to draw listeners into her soulfully emotive world on her debut album Pendulum. "A major theme of every human’s experience is that we’re constantly swinging between good and bad," says Aisha of the album’s theme. "We can’t avoid it. By realizing the that the swings aren’t permanent, you begin to develop the ability to control how you feel about the unfortunate events that may arise in your life."

Van Morrison / Joey DeFrancesco - You're Driving Me Crazy [LP] Van Morrison / Joey DeFrancesco - You're Driving Me Crazy [LP]
New Vinyl: $25.98

'You're Driving Me Crazy' is a new studio collaboration between Van Morrison and legendary Hammond organist Joey DeFrancesco. It features interpretations of jazz and blues standards as well as selections from Van Morrison's songbook and is the follow-up to 2017's 'Versatile', Van's chart-topping jazz album.

Okkervil River - In The Rainbow Rain [LP] Okkervil River - In The Rainbow Rain [LP]
New Vinyl: $21.98
Hawthorne Heights - Bad Frequencies [LP] Hawthorne Heights - Bad Frequencies [LP]
New Vinyl: $18.98
Stimulator Jones - Exotic Worlds And Masterful Treasures [LP] Stimulator Jones - Exotic Worlds And Masterful Treasures [LP]
New Vinyl: $22.98

Stimulator Jones’s music never draws on just one place or time, instead dipping in and out of classic styles from the 1970s and ’80s to the present day. On his debut album Exotic Worlds and Masterful Treasures, his elastic voice and instrumental grooves effortlessly evoke the heady feel of R&B favorites like Rick James, K-Ci & Jo Jo, Aaron Hall and The Gap Band

Jessie Baylin - Strawberry Wind [LP] Jessie Baylin - Strawberry Wind [LP]
New Vinyl: $20.98

Strawberry Wind, Produced by Richard Swift (Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Foxygen, The Shins) not only delivers on a promise to create an honest album for kids and parents, but it represents what Baylin calls the "beautiful divide," of juggling family life with her creative life, a difficult task by any measure. “The divide in me is easy to feel because I invest 100% of myself into my family and often the creative gets put to the side” she explained, “so when I decided to begin writing for this album it just poured out of me.” And, now singer/songwriter Jessie Baylin is sharing that creative outpouring on her debut children's album, Strawberry Wind. Throughout the album, Baylin doesn't hold back on telling it like it is. Weaving through lyrical themes of dream life, supermoons, and summertime vibes are some gentle doses of reality. “I don't want to lie to my kids. Life is hard sometimes and you need to find a way to deal with it… there will always be things in life you can't control. But, you can dream of a better world and make your own refuge," says Baylin, who is mom to 4-year-old Violet and is expecting her second child with her husband. Baylin, who's released four critically-acclaimed albums over the years, says the seed was planted for this album after recording a cover of Harry Nilsson's "He Needs Me" from the kids' film Popeye. “The song has a childlike sense, but the message is very deep. It's magical, it's dark, and it hit all the right notes. I wanted to do an album that feels like that" she says. "Since becoming a mother, I found myself being around the house a lot and I started gravitating to these wonderful albums I remembered from my own childhood — The Beatles, Harry Nilsson's The Point!, John Lennon, Roger Miller's Robin Hood and Carole King's Really Rosie” The magic of those iconic '70s records she mentions is that they're all grounded in solid songwriting and were never dumbed down for the audience. "Those records felt very honest and that was my mission here. I also wanted it to feel magical and remind people of the child inside of all of us that is filled with a sense of wonder and pure joy and hope."

Original Television Cast of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert - Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert [Soundtrack] Original Television Cast of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert - Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert [Soundtrack]
New CD: $16.97

From executive producers Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Marc Platt, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron comes NBC's next live musical spectacular, the groundbreaking rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert starring John Legend as Jesus, Alice Cooper as Herod and Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene along with Tony® nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Hamilton) as Judas Iscariot. This globally celebrated classic will air on NBC with a one-of-a-kind live staging on April 1, Easter Sunday, that's sure to amaze with jaw-dropping spectacle and an all-star cast of beloved recording artists.
Set during the final week of Jesus' life, the story is told from the perspective of infamous betrayer Judas Iscariot. As more and more followers flock to Jesus, Judas grows concerned that Jesus is becoming arrogant and losing sight of his principles. So when Jesus attacks the money changers in a temple, Judas finally turns on his teacher, setting both on a path to tragedy.
Conceived as a concept album, the original 1970 recording of Jesus Christ Superstar includes the hit songs "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "I Don t Know How to Love Him" and went to #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart in 1971. It was nominated for three Grammy Awards®, including Album of the Year, and ranked number one in album sales on the year-end chart ahead of Carole King's massive hit Tapestry. The first Broadway production, starring Ben Vereen, opened in 1971 and garnered five Tony® nominations in addition to winning a Drama Desk Award for Andrew Lloyd Webber. It is also fondly remembered for the 1973 Golden Globe® and Academy Award® nominated film that featured a new song written for the Broadway production, "Could We Start Again, Please?" that will be included in the live broadcast and on the soundtrack.

Migos - Culture II [3LP] Migos - Culture II [3LP]
New Vinyl: $29.98

GRAMMY® Award-nominated multi-platinum hip hop trio Migos (Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff) return with their anxiously awaited full-length album, Culture II, almost exactly a year after the record breaking first installment. Lead single “Motorsport (feat Nicki Minaj & Cardi B)” is already topping charts, followed by the Pharrell produced smash, “Stir Fry”. Standard weight, black vinyl

Kat Edmonson - Old Fashioned Gal Kat Edmonson - Old Fashioned Gal
New CD: $15.98
Ben Frost - All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated EP [Limited Edition 12in Vinyl] Ben Frost - All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated EP [Limited Edition 12in Vinyl]
New Vinyl: $14.98

Mute is proud to announce a limited edition 12” release of "All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated" by acclaimed composer Ben Frost. Limited to 700 copies worldwide.

Forth Wanderers - Forth Wanderers [LP] Forth Wanderers - Forth Wanderers [LP]
New Vinyl: $17.98
Public Service Broadcasting - People Will Always Need Coal [Limited Edition Vinyl Single] Public Service Broadcasting - People Will Always Need Coal [Limited Edition Vinyl Single]
New Vinyl: $19.98

''People Will Always Need Coal'' is the fourth single from Public Service Broadcasting's critically acclaimed third album Every Valley. This limited edition LP includes remixes from experimental 4-piece Flamingods (Moshi Moshi), Leeds electronica outfit Vessels (Different Recordings), legendary producers Plaid (Warp), rising star Nabihah Iqbal (Ninja Tune) and London production duo Dark Sky. Public Service Broadcasting are the brainchild of London based J. Willgoose Esq. and his drumming companion Wrigglesworth. Every Valley takes us on a journey down the mineshafts of South Wales valleys, acting as a metaphor for a much larger global and social malaise. It uses the history of local coal mining to shine a light on the disenfranchised.

Take 6 - Iconic Take 6 - Iconic
New CD: $12.98

Produced and arranged by the group, Iconic is a tribute to the songs and artists that have inspired the band since their inception.

Godsmack - When Legends Rise [LP] Godsmack - When Legends Rise [LP]
New Vinyl: $23.98

20 years since the release of their debut album and 20 million album sales later, GODSMACK are an even stronger animal than before. The proof is in the grooves of WHEN LEGENDS RISE, their first album in four years that’s due out April 27 via BMG and marking their debut on the label.

God Is An Astronaut - Epitaph [LP] God Is An Astronaut - Epitaph [LP]
New Vinyl: $19.98
Steve Wynn - Kerosene Man: Deluxe Steve Wynn - Kerosene Man: Deluxe
New CD: $16.98
DMA's - For Now [LP] DMA's - For Now [LP]
New Vinyl: $19.98

Since the success of their debut album 'Hills End', fans have been impressed with DMA'S ability to write diverse indie-pop songs with huge choruses, hooks, melodies and harmonies. With Tommy O'Dell's distinctive vocals, DMA'S have carved out a niche sound gaining them fans worldwide. This new album, ‘For Now’ was recorded above their local Sydney pub The Lady Hampshire with Kim Noyes producing and is instantly recognisable as DMA'S signature sound whilst demonstrating how their music has matured. With compelling, anthemic and memorable moments it's an engrossing listen that will undoubtedly impress their cult following. It showcases what a talented trio they are, with the ability to cross genres and reach wide audiences.

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Movie Releases 04-27-18

Anthrax - Kings Among Scotland [DVD] Anthrax - Kings Among Scotland [DVD]
New DVD: $17.98
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”Kings Among Scotland,” the band’s long-awaited live-in-concert DVD, arrive in stores and online on April 27, 2018. Captured last February 15 at the band’s sold-out concert at Glasgow’s historic venue Barrowland Ballroom, the two-hour “Kings Among Scotland” incorporates the band’s entire live show along with interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and other B-roll shot on the band’s tour bus, backstage, in hotels and elsewhere. The DVD will also include a “gear rundown” from each of the band members.

Peter Rabbit [Movie] - Peter Rabbit Peter Rabbit [Movie] - Peter Rabbit
New Blu-Ray: $34.99

Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring role of his own cute, contemporary comedy with attitude. In the film, Peter's feud with Mr. McGregor (Domhnall Gleeson) escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door (Rose Byrne). James Corden, with playful spirit and wild charm, voices the character of Peter, alongside Margot Robbie, Elizabeth Debicki and Daisy Ridley voicing the roles of the triplets, Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-Tail. Non-English speaking territories synopsis: Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring role of his own irreverent, contemporary comedy with attitude. In the film, Peter's feud with Mr. McGregor (Domhnall Gleeson) escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who

12 Strong [Movie] - 12 Strong 12 Strong [Movie] - 12 Strong
New Blu-Ray: $35.99

“12 Strong” is set in the harrowing days following 9/11 when a U.S. Special Forces team, led by their new Captain, Mitch Nelson (Hemsworth), is chosen to be the first U.S. troops sent into Afghanistan for an extremely dangerous mission. There, in the rugged mountains, they must convince Northern Alliance General Dostum (Navid Negahban) to join forces with them to fight their common adversary: the Taliban and their Al Qaeda allies. In addition to overcoming mutual distrust and a vast cultural divide, the Americans—accustomed to stateof- the-art warfare—must adopt the rudimentary tactics of the Afghan horse soldiers. But despite their uneasy bond, the new allies face overwhelming odds: outnumbered and outgunned by a ruthless enemy that does not take prisoners.

Winchester [Movie] - Winchester Winchester [Movie] - Winchester
New Blu-Ray: $39.99

Inspired by true events, WINCHESTER is set on an isolated stretch of land outside of San Francisco where there sits the world s most haunted house. Seven stories tall with hundreds of rooms, the house has been under construction for decades. But heiress Sarah Winchester (Oscar® winner* Helen Mirren) is not building for herself, for her niece (Sarah Snook), or for the troubled doctor (Jason Clarke) she has summoned. She is building it as an asylum for hundreds of vengeful ghosts.

Mamma Mia! The Movie [Movie] - Mamma Mia! The Movie [10th Anniversary Edition] Mamma Mia! The Movie [Movie] - Mamma Mia! The Movie [10th Anniversary Edition]
New Blu-Ray: $14.98

Sophie has just one wish to make her wedding perfect: to have her father walk her down the aisle. Now she just has to find out who he is. Join the music, laughter and fun of the irresistibly charming Mamma Mia! The Movie. Academy Award-winner Meryl Streep leads an all-star cast, including Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth - as well as up-and-comers Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper, in this musical celebration of mothers, daughters and fathers, and true loves lost and new ones found. Based on the Broadway smash-hit and filled with the ABBA songs you know and love, it's the feel-good experience that will have you singing and dancing over and over again.

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