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  • New Jack White Track from Lazaretto

    Posted by Third Man on 6 May 2014

    With less than a month until the release of Lazaretto, Jack White has revealed a third new track titled “Just One Drink.”

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  • Introducing… The Lazaretto ULTRA LP

    Posted by Third Man on 6 May 2014

    Over the past 5 years, Third Man Records has brought to life many ideas that are new to the century-old vinyl format. So, when it came time for the creative hive to discuss the vision for the pressing of Jack White’s Lazaretto, we were keenly aware of what it would take to produce a piece of wax worthy of the music it would contain… No single innovation would suffice. We needed to go big. We needed to go bold. We needed to press an ULTRA LP.>

    • 180 gram vinyl
    • 2 vinyl-only hidden tracks hidden beneath the center labels
    • 1 hidden track plays at 78 RPM, one plays at 45 RPM, making this a 3-speed record
    • Side A plays from the inside out
    • Dual-groove technology: plays an electric or acoustic intro for “Just One Drink” depending on where needle is dropped. The grooves meet for the body of the song
    • Matte finish on Side B, giving the appearance of an un-played 78 RPM record
    • Both sides end with locked grooves
    • Vinyl pressed in seldom-used flat-edged format
    • Dead wax area on Side A contains a hand-etched hologram by Tristan Duke of Infinity Light Science, the first of its kind on a vinyl record
    • Zero compression used in the mastering
    • Different running order from the CD/digital version
    • LP utilizes some mixes different from those used on CD and digital version

    Watch masterminds Jack White and Ben Blackwell discuss and demonstrate the ULTRA LP features:

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    Vault members needn’t worry – the Vault version and the standard version of Lazaretto both contain all ULTRA LP features. The LP will come with an MP3 download card. Pre-order begins today. Lazaretto will be officially released June 10th.

    Pre-Order the ULTRA LP NOW.

    Lazaretto is also available for pre-order on iTunes and Amazon.

    Over the past 5 years, Third Man Records has brought to life many ideas that are new to the century-old vinyl format.

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  • ROLLING RECORD STORE SOUTHERN TOUR

    Posted by Third Man on 5 May 2014

    Festival season is upon us and we’re hitting the road!

    First, this Saturday May 10th we’ll be parked at 430 N Cleveland St. in Memphis for the Goner Records record swap! There will be live music, DJ’s, and a general block party happening all day, so be sure to stop by.

    We’re also happy to announce the Rolling Record Store will be in Gulf Shores, AL for Hang Out Music Festival May 16th-18th, parked on the beach side of the East Boardwalk! We’ll be making stops along the way to and from the festival, so check out our dates below:

    We’ll be stocked with limited edition records and Rolling Record Store-onlymerchandise… all the good stuff. Stay tuned to our Twitter and Facebook for the most up-to-date info, and see you on the road! Keep on chooglin’…

    Festival season is upon us and we’re hitting the road!

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  • HAZE XXL + COLOR OF NOISE

    Posted by Third Man on 5 May 2014

    Greetings, ladies and gentlemen, it's Monday afternoon in the USA. Go ahead and snap out of that daydream you call a three-day weekend and listen carefully. Third Man Records is pleased to announce that our second foray into the world of fine art and gallery openings will feature not only the impeccable linocuts and artwork of HAZE XXL (Tom Hazelmyer) but also the WORLD PREMIERE of Color of Noise, a documentary directed by Eric Robel exploring the character of the American underground during the rather explosive heyday of grunge.

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    RECIDIVIST NEOIST CROMAGNON STOMP is the latest installment in HAZE XXL's (Tom Hazelmyer) ongoing exploration of art intersecting music. The exhibition will touch on 20+ years of creating groundbreaking art for his seminal indie label AMPHETAMINE REPTILE RECORDS, showcasing Hazelmyer’s hand-carved and hand-printed fine art linocuts, often found on hand-made, ultra-small edition art records that have people traveling from around the world to attend shows in order to get their hands on a copy.

     

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    Eric Robel's COLOR OF NOISE is an exceptional look at the integrity of the American underground starting in the late 80's through the mid 90's, specifically targeting forerunners of the grunge movement, the collision of punk rock and printmaking, and beyond. Check the trailer below for a closer look...

    NEOIST CROMAGNON STOMP
    ARTWORK & LINOCUTS BY TOM HAZELMYER AND COLOR OF NOISEWORLD PREMIERE


    DOORS 6pm FILM SCREENING AT 7:30pm
    FRIDAY MAY 30th, 2014 

    BLUE ROOM AT THIRD MAN RECORDS 

    FREE ADMISSION THROUGH WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4th
    OPEN DAILY 12 - 5pm

    Third Man Records is pleased to announce that our second foray into the world of fine art and gallery openings will feature...

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  • Record of the Week: The 5.6.7.8's

    Posted by Third Man on 30 April 2014

    Whether it's because they brought Americana to the Izakaya in Kill Bill or because they're simply the rockin'est chicks in the land of the rising sun, you know Ronnie, Sachiko, and Akiko. We've put out a number of 5.6.7.8's records over the years, a live record, a blue series, and a 7" from Vault 7, but this Self-Titled LP is the wax that started it all. We reissued this record (originally released in 1994) in 2010, making it the band's first domestic US release, and one of our consistently most popular records — so popular, in fact, that we have trouble keeping it in stock! We've got plenty of them on our shelves right now, so if this isn't already in your collection, get it while the gettin's good. Don't say we didn't warn you... Sayonara for now, friends.

    Record of the Week

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  • Light + Sound Machine Presents... The Magick Lantern Cycle: Part 2

    Posted by Third Man on 28 April 2014

    This month's Light and Sound Machine, as promised, is Part 2 of Kenneth Anger's The Magick Lantern Cycle. Filmmaker, author, queer art pioneer, Crowleyan occultist, and disputed child star, Anger is feared and respected in equal measure by swaggering rock icons and the decadent Hollywood elite. His is a name which evokes mystery and grandeur, matched by an unparalleled 75+ year career as one of America's dominant counter-cultural figures. This Wednesday, April 30th at 7pm, Third Man Records and the Belcourt Theater proudly complete the presentation of the fabled 10-film backbone of Anger's life work. This month's screening features the films Kustom Kar Kommandos, Invocation of My Demon Brother, Rabbit's Moon, Lucifer Rising, and The Man We Want to Hang. Tickets are available for $10 at thirdmanstore.com, or discounted for $8 for Belcourt Members.

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    This month's Light and Sound Machine, as promised, is Part 2 of Kenneth Anger's The Magick Lantern Cycle.

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