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It's springtime again (somewhere right?) when the days get longer, the flowers bloom, and a young persons fancy turns to the goings on of big yellow mobile record stores... YES. The Rolling Record Store is back in action and it's on the road RIGHT NOW.
This weekend they will be at the Savannah Stopover in Savannah, GA and after that they're chooglin on down to Austin for a little festival called South By Southwest (heard of it?).
A schedule of appearances and live performances from the Rolling Record Store is below... and SXSW people, be on the look out for those Gibby Haynes Flex Ray discs, Tri-colors and more... Follow the Rolling Record Store on twitter (@ThirdManRRS) for updates, appearances and last minute announcements!
SAVANNAH STOPOVER SCHEDULE:
12-6:45pm: Stopover Offices 35 Barnard Street
7:45pm: Ships of the Sea Museum with William Tyler & Hush Arbors live from the RRS
12-2pm Stopover Offices
2-4pm Peoples Temple recording session - at Dollhouse Productions 980 Industry Drive
4:15-5:30pm - Stopover Offices
6:00 – PUJOL at Concert in the Park
Wednesday, March 13
11:30-3pm- Billy Reid Showcase @ 1808 East Chavez St.
Promised Land to play around 12:30
4-8pm- Breakaway Records
Mark "Porkchop" Holder plays around 6
Thursday, March 14
11-3pm- Waterloo Records
5-9pm- Heartbreaker Banquet
Friday, March 15
10-1pm- Encore Records Pokey LaFarge to play at 12
1:30-8pm- Music by the Slice @ Home Slice Pizza
Saturday, March 16—
10am-2pm- Rachael Ray showcase @ Stubb’s
3-7pm- Trailer Space Records
Lantern to play at 3:30PM, followed by PUJOL at 4:15
his Wednesday March 6th we'll be doing something we rarely ever do here at TMR HQ... Well, ok it's a first.
We're co-presenting a show at our current favorite venue in town, The Stone Fox. It's Nashville Jumps night at the Fox (formally and amazing show on WRVU, R.I.P) , and they'll be spinning the finest in old fashioned good time Rhythm and Blues. And what's more we'll have The Dough Rollers from Los Angeles playing their gritty Southern style Rock N Roll Soul for their first ever Nashville show live on stage. It's going to be a real hum dinger of a party and it's all FREE!
Check out the classy poster below for all the information, and we'll see you all tomorrow night on the dancefloor. Things get started at 8pm!
Third Man Records is as excited as we are proud to announce a once in a lifetime pairing of two of modern music's leading ladies, as Brittany Howard andRuby Amanfu join forces for the "I Wonder" b/w "When My Man Comes Home" Single (TMR 201).
The new single features the Grammy-nominated Alabama Shakes frontwoman teaming up with the Third Man family member who first caught our ears on Jack White's "Love Interruption" for two reinterpretations of boldly contrasting source material: Side A features their take on "I Wonder," originally performed by Rodriguez, subject of the Oscar-winning documentary Searching For Sugar Man, while side B finds Howard also picking up her acoustic guitar as the two sing their version of "When My Man Comes Home," originally recorded by Memphis Minnie, the immortal composer of "When The Levee Breaks" among others.
The single also features The Buzzards' Dominic Davis on electric and upright bass, Daru Jones on drums, Cory Younts on piano, Ikey Owens on keys and Hammond B3 and Fats Kaplin on electric guitar, lap steel and mandolin. Pre-order the 7" single here, available March 12th. Hear the A Side "I Wonder" Below:
Help us celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the White Stripes breakthrough album Elephant. This limited edition, colored, double LP is available exclusively for Record Store Day 2013 on April 20th. Black vinyl to be available later this year. If you don't already know about the White Stripes, just start here. LP1 is on split-color black and red vinyl, and LP2 is on white vinyl, all housed in a double pocket gatefold, tip on sleeve. It features an MP3 download card, printed inner sleeves and is mastered direct from the original analog source.
We are pleased to announce a slew of fun new additions to our collection of Third Man merchandise. In addition to a new Lightning Bolt Slipmat and a "Your Turntable's Not Dead" sticker, we've partnered with Crosley to bring you lightweight, TMR-yellow, quilted Amplitone Headphones and an adorable, portable, USB-enabled Spinnerette Turntable. Check out the photos below and head to thirdmanstore.com for additional info.
Two blasts from TMR Live shows past rear their psychedelic rock-n-roll heads today and are now available on our site and iTunes for purchase and much rocking out.
The People's Temple, Lansing MI's finest psych band since Earthen Vessel, bring us searing live versions of "Never More" and "Miles Away" (Buy the 7" | Get the Download) while Hell Beach reaches down into their guts and pulls out hard groovers "Ocean Floor" and "End." (Buy the 7" | Get the Download).
Two incredible live 45s, recorded here in our venue direct-to-tape, housed in our distinctive Live series die cut sleeves. People's Temple and Hell Beach are two of the most intriguing and rawkus bands currently blowing up the rock-n-roll underground and these live 45s catch them at full speed. Buy both singles together and save!