cassette store day

Ramones, Heavens to Betsy, Big Star & more releasing stuff for Cassette Store Day 2016

The US edition of the annual Cassette Store Day happens October 8, 2016 this year. The initial list of releases includes the Ramones‘ classic self-titled debut (which turned 40 this year), the only studio album by Corin Tucker’s pre-Sleater-Kinney band Heavens to Betsy (Calculated), that Elliott Smith tribute, a box with Big Star‘s first three albums, Xiu Xiu‘s Plays the Music of Twin Peaks, a Sire Records compilation on Burger Records, and more.

Here’s the full initial list:

Cassette Store Day — 2016 Releases
Potty Mouth – Hell Bent- Old Flame Records
Ramones – Ramones – Rhino
Alsarah & The Nubatones – Manara – Wonderwheel Recordings
Heavens To Betsy – Calculated (KRS222) – Kill Rock Stars
JEFF The Brotherhood – Global Chakra Rhythms – Infinity Cat Recordings
Big Star – #1 Record / Radio City / 3rd – 3 Cassette Box Set – Burger Records
Various Artists – Burger Says Sire (Sire Records Compilation) – Burger Records
Thor – Keep The Dogs Away – Burger Records
Bileebob & Black Echo Zone – Urban Legend & Shadow Land –
Wet Lab – “Lords of Hell” Cassingle – Saint Joseph
Various Artists – Say Yes! A Tribute to Elliott Smith – American Laundromat Records
Various Artists – High School Reunion – a tribute to those great 80’s films! – American Laundromat Records
Brillo – Seeds/Blends – Sassbologna Records
Western Moon – I’m a Fool – brainplanrecords
Cozy Catastrophes – Disowned Parts of the Self: Early 4-Track Recordings – Beehive Rebellion
Various Artists – Spectre Records Halloween Mix – Noise Loves Audio
Vic Dimotsis – Mine Eyes Dazzle – Styles Upon Styles
Space People – SHMM – Styles Upon Styles
Matt Wilke’s Ghost – Blameless Lake – Jonamos Records
Xiu Xiu – Plays the Music of Twin Peaks – Polyvinyl Records
Simon Joyner & Refrigerator – Was It Something We Sang? – Shrimper
Whitman – Forgettings – Shrimper
GB Monroe – Skrew Up Klick – Tokyo Heavy
Hayley and the Crushers – Jewel Case – Lost State Records
Dirty Bombshell – Dirty Bombshell – Dirty Bombshell Records
The Uncannibals – Experiments In Popular Music – Supermarket Poetry
V/A – The Wild Angels – Girlsville
Warik – WARIK’S TAPE – Demitri River Records
Jóhann Jóhannsson – And In The Endless Pause There Came The Sound Of Bees – Beacon Sound
Munma – Three Voices – Beacon Sound
Spaghetti Blacc, NEO-P Classified, Healing Music From U.S.A. – P1 FANGRAM VS P2 FANGRAM: REDEMPTION – Blacc Ski Weekend Industries
Fire The Animal – Baby Horns – Righteous Records
Clawman – King of The Jungle – Imaginator Records
Mr. and the Mrs. – Deo Volente – Woody Records
Mefisto – Fuzzy – Hyper Fire Records
UPDATE: Here’s more:
Spaghetti Blacc Hella Hemorrhaging / ∀ Evidence of Espionag∃ 2016 Blacc Ski Weekend Industries
COURT MARTIALED East Coast Street Chemist Compilation Vol. 2: Da Mic is TAPPED Blacc Ski Weekend Industries
J Dilla Welcome 2 Detroit / The Shining bbe
Tawny Peaks Tawny Peaks Skeletal Lightning
Knola The Black Beach Skeletal Lightning
Mr. Night Sky Gaslit Blind Blind Tiger
Temple Echoes Temple Echoes Blind Blind Tiger
Low Hums Shine Rock Blind Blind Tiger
Death Cab for Cutie The Photo Album Barsuk Records
The Disclosure Project The Mystœry Schools Hyper Fire Records