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Firewater's new album chosen for the "Under the Radar" retail program

Firewater's NEW ALBUM,  which was the #1 best seller through our main US distributor last week,  was accepted into the indie retailer coalition CIMS's "Under the Radar" program for October.

And so yer thinking: "Good GAWD, what could all that insider baseball type goobledygook mean to me, the bargain minded music shopper?"

It means that, at the following stores, you can find the album on a Listening Post and SALE PRICED!

Support indie Retail!!!

ALABAMA:
OZ MUSIC (Tuscaloosa)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

CALIFORNIA:
FINGERPRINTS (Long Beach)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
LOU'S RECORDS (Encinitas)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
MAD PLATTER (Riverside)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
RHINO RECORDS (Claremont)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
SALZER'S (Ventura)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
STREETLIGHT RECORDS (San Jose)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
STREETLIGHT RECORDS (Santa Cruz)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

COLORADO:
TWIST AND SHOUT (Denver)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

DELAWARE:
RAINBOW BOOKS & MUSIC (Newark)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

FLORIDA:
CENTRAL SQUARE RECORDS (Santa Rosa Beach)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
PARK AVE CDS (Orlando)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
UNCLE SAM'S (Miami)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

IDAHO:
THE LONG EAR (Coeur D'Alene)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
THE RECORD EXCHANGE (Boise)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

INDIANA:
INDY CD & VINYL (Indianapolis)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

KANSAS:
KIEF'S (Lawrence)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

LOUISIANA:
EUCLID RECORDS (New Orleans)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

MISSOURI:
EUCLID RECORDS (St. Louis)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

MONTANA:

ROCKIN' RUDY'S (Missoula)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

NORTH CAROLINA:
SCHOOLKIDS RECORDS (Raleigh)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

NEBRASKA:
HOMER'S (Omaha)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

NEW YORK:
LAKESHORE RECORD EXCHANGE (Rochester)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
LOONEY TUNES CD STORE (West Babylon)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
RECORD ARCHIVE (Rochester)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

OHIO:
FINDERS RECORDS (Bowling Green)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
MAGNOLIA THUNDERPUSSY (Columbus)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

OREGON:
SKIP'S RECORDS & CD WORLD (Eugene)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

SOUTH CAROLINA:
EARSHOT (Charleston)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
EARSHOT (Greenville)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

TENNESSEE:
DISC EXCHANGE (Knoxville)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

TEXAS:
CACTUS MUSIC (Houston)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

VERMONT:
PURE POP (Burlington)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

VIRGINIA:
PLAN 9 RECORDS (Charlottesville)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
PLAN 9 RECORDS (Richmond- 2 Stores)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

WASHINGTON:
EASY STREET (Seattle- 2 Stores)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31
OFF THE RECORD (Yakima)- Listening Post & Sale Priced 10/1 THRU 10/31

WISCONSIN:
STRICTLY DISCS (Madison)- Listening Post & Sale Priced PLUS free poster w/ purchase 10/1 THRU 10/31

BAD MACHINE TOUR RETAIL HAPPENINGS

On June 1st, the BAD MACHINE TOUR starts.  That, my friends, is the double bill of the summer, with SCOTT H BIRAM and LYDIA LOVELESS tearing up clubs for the entire month of June.

To cleverly lure you into record stores and to the shows (being the geniuses at marketing that we are), we've partnered up with hip indie retailers along the tour route to offer you sale pricing, freebies, giveaways, and tickets.

Check HERE for all the skinny.  Save money!  Spend money!  See a double bill that'll melt your socks (ouch!)!

 

JUSTIN #1 AT INDIE STORES!

The results are in!

For it's release week, Justin Townes Earle's newest album Nothing's Gonna Change... was the #1 Vinyl release and #2 CD release at AIMS Coalition independent retailers.

Thanks to everyone who helped make this happen!

Support indie stores!

And remember, JTE will be releasing a limited edition 7" for Record Store Day

Ryan Adams "Heartbreaker" on sale for $9.99

We are digging the new Ryan Adams album Ashes and Fire, and so are a lot of others it would seem.  We're also seeing lots of comparisons to his classic solo debut Heartbreaker that we released many moons ago.

Accordingly, we're trying to encourage conversion to the Heartbreaker scene with a series of cool indie retailers who have the album on sale for the paltry price of $9.99.  Thru November.  Check 'em out and support your local indie!

Anniston, AL- CD CELLAR
Austin, TX- END OF AN EAR

Bloomington, IN- LANDLOCKED MUSIC

Chicago, IL - LAURIE'S PLANET OF SOUND
Cincinnati, OH- SHAKE IT RECORDS
Indianapolis, IN- LUNA MUSIC
Knoxville, TN- DISC EXCHANGE
Lexington, KY- CD CENTRAL
Louisville, KY- EAR X-TACY
Madison, WI- STRICTLY DISCS
Nashville, TN- GRIMEY'S MUSIC
Phoenix, AZ- STINKWEEDS
Portland, OR- JACKPOT RECORDS (Both locations)
Portland, OR- MUSIC MILLENNIUM
Seattle, WA- EASY STREET (Both locations)
Toledo, OH- CULTURE CLASH

 

EDDIE SPAGHETTI RETAIL LOVE

Prefer human contact over interweb purchasing?  Planning an excursion to your neighborhood record shop to pick up that Flock of Seagulls boxed set?

Well, HERE is a list of indie retailers showing some support for the new EDDIE SPAGHETTI album SUNDOWNER.

Support your hood, support indie!

 

Jon Langford Retail Specials

Looking for an excuse to get out of the house and interact with actual human beings?  HERE'S a list of independently-owned stores (Remember?  Stores?) that have Jon's new album Old Devils on sale, or giving away stuff or letting you hear it for free on a listening post.  Or all three.

Support local indies!  We hope there's one near you.

Tell them we sent you!  Enjoy your little excursion out to the world.

Make sure to check with the store for availability and act fast on the giveaways.  All are first come first serve.

Stores Giving Away Andre Posters

We love us the independent record shops around the country.

Here are a few that are giving away the fancy pants silk-screened Andre Williams POSTER with a purchase of his new CD/LP That's All I Need.  Get 'em while the getting is good.

-Albums on the Hill (Boulder CO)

-CD Cellar (Anniston, AL)

-Criminal (Atlanta)

-Dusty Groove (Chicago)

-Flat Black & Circular (Lansing MI)
-Grimey's (Nashville)

-Horizon Records (Greenville SC)

-Shake It (Cincinnati)
-Laurie's Planet of Sound (Chicago)
-Rainbow (Newark, DE)
-Vintage Vinyl (STL)
-Strictly Discs (Madison)
-Reckless (Chicago- all 3 stores)
-Rock-A-Billy's (Utica, MI)
-Ramalama (Toledo)

RECORD STORE DAY!

Love indie music? Love the local emporium dedicated to it?

OF COURSE YOU DO! So do we!

That's why we are taking part in RECORD STORE DAY on April 18th!

READ ON to see where you can get some free goodies, see some free music AND support the little guy!

 

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