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My lovelies with a few #๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜€ titles out today #NewMusicFriday 12/09/22! The #๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜€ line are vinyl releases we feel should be part of any music lover's collection. Many titles will include a new #๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฐ๐—น๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ color variant of the release. โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€ข#๐——๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐——๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป - ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—–๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ (#๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜Œ๐˜น๐˜ค๐˜ญ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜™๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜บ๐˜ญ)โ € โ € Out of print since the only pressing in 2009,โ € โ € โ€ข#๐——๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐——๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป - ๐—”๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐˜ (#๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜Œ๐˜น๐˜ค๐˜ญ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜”๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฌ๐˜บ ๐˜Š๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ณ ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜บ๐˜ญ)โ € โ € Out of print since the initial pressing in 2004, which appears to have been released in the US only. Their first studio album since Seven and the Ragged Tiger (1983) to be recorded by the most famous five-member lineup of the band.โ € โ € โ€ข#๐——๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐——๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป - ๐—”๐—น๐—น ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—œ๐˜€ ๐—ก๐—ผ๐˜„ โ € (#๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜Œ๐˜น๐˜ค๐˜ญ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ข ๐˜Š๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜บ๐˜ญ)โ € โ € Produced by #MarkRonson, the album peaked at #11 in the UK, becoming the band's 13th Top 20 album.โ € โ € โ € โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € #recordstores #houstonvinyl #cactusmusic #houstonvinylstore #houstonrecordstore #nowspinning #vinylrecord #vinyligclub #vinylcommunity #instavinyl #vinyladdict #recordcollection #vinylcollector #shoplocalhouston #rsdessentials #duranduran
My ladies with some #ErykahBadu #NewMusicFriday vinyl reissues for tomorrow, Friday, 12/09/22. Reminder if you donโ€™t see something in stock? Be sure to check back for โ€œdaily-ishโ€ restocks or new arrivals. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€ข#๐—˜๐—ฟ๐˜†๐—ธ๐—ฎ๐—ต๐—•๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐˜‚ - ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—”๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜†๐—ธ๐—ฎ๐—ต ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—ง๐˜„๐—ผ (๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ป ๐—ข๐—ณ ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—”๐—ป๐—ธ๐—ต)(๐˜“๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜š๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜บ๐˜ญ ๐˜š๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด) โ € โ € โ€ข#๐—˜๐—ฟ๐˜†๐—ธ๐—ฎ๐—ต๐—•๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐˜‚ - ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—”๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜†๐—ธ๐—ฎ๐—ต ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—ข๐—ป๐—ฒ (๐Ÿฐ๐˜๐—ต ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐—ฟ) (๐˜“๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜š๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜บ๐˜ญ ๐˜š๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด) โ € โ € Both albums were respectively released in 2010, AND 2008 & are part of a series of celebrated records where Erykah explores a post-Civil Rights landscape in which African Americans have been left to sort out how to have a cultural identity as part of a nation that had, up until very recently, been a dedicated adversary. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ € โ € โ € #houstonvinyl #houstonvinylstore #houstonrecordstore #indieisbetter #cactusmusic โฃโฃ#nowspinning #vinylrecord #vinyligclub #vinylcommunity #instavinyl #vinyladdict #recordcollection #vinylcollector #shoplocalhouston #cimsmusic
๐—ฆ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐——๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜† ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น, ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ'๐˜€ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฟ (๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐˜ ๐——๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜†) ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฑ-๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜…! ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚โ€™๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ, ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜„ & ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐˜€.โœŒ๏ธ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ € This 80s-style boombox has other features, so take a chill pill. Play cassette tapes, listen to AM/FM radio or connect to Bluetooth and stream digital music on your phone through the wicked speakers. You can even jam music from a USB thumb drive, SD card, or auxiliary input. Sweet! Adjust the volume, bass, and treble with the shiny silver knobs on the top of the unit and flip through the functions using the adjacent switches. Pop in some of those giant old-school batteries, grab the handle, and take this tape player on the go if you want to be the raddest dude or dudette at the party! โ € โ € โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € #houstonvinyl #houstonvinylstore #houstonrecordstore #indieisbetter #cactusmusic โฃโฃ#nowspinning #vinylrecord #vinyligclub #vinylcommunity #instavinyl #vinyladdict #recordcollection #vinylcollector #shoplocalhouston โ €
Scenes from tonight's (12/7/22) @itzy.all.in.us โ€˜Cheshireโ€™ listening party! People had a chance to write personal notes to the band that the label will pass on to them to read. โ € โ € The step and repeat was set up on our stage for pictures! If you post pics, please tag us (@cactus_music), so we can repost and see! โ € โ € Thanks to everyone who came out, reposted or shared our event announcement, including @kpopinhou. โ € ๐— ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜? ๐—ช๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—น๐—น ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ & ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—— ๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ. โœŒ๏ธโ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € #houstonvinyl #houstonvinylstore #houstonrecordstore #indieisbetter #cactusmusic โฃโฃ#nowspinning #vinylrecord #vinyligclub #vinylcommunity #instavinyl #vinyladdict #recordcollection #vinylcollector #shoplocalhouston #kpophouston #itzy #midzy #itzy_cheshire