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  • August2015

    New Vinyl – Week Of August 18th, 2015

    Posted on August 19th, by irisrecords in New Arrivals. No Comments

    Air – Moon Safari
    Faith No More – Sol Invictus
    Numan, Gary – The Premier Hits
    Red House Painters – Down Colorful Hill
    Royal Headache – High
    Saint Etienne – Fox Base Alpha
    Saint Etienne – Tiger Bay
    Chelsea Wolfe – Apokalypsis

    New arrivals from Already Dead Tapes & Records:


    Gwenz – Boring People 7″
    Crown Larks – Blood Dancer LP
    Lawsuits – Future Failure LP
    Problems That Fix Themselves – Which Is Worse LP
    Yeesh – No Problem LP


    Sewing Needle – Vote Of No Confidence
    Predator Hospital – Fred Thomas
    Chris Brokaw – I Ace Sociopathic King
    Iain Shaw / David Shrigley – Awesome

    New Arrivals from Little Dickman Records:

    Sharkmuffin – Chartreuse (Cassette and Vinyl)
    The Off White – Don’t Take Kindly (CD and Cassette)
    Corina Corina – Pratfall/Distance Flexidisc

    Alliance Upholstery Presents: Sasac “Talking God” Release Party w/Len Bias / Dan Briggs / Dino Proserpio

    Posted on August 12th, by irisrecords in Uncategorized. No Comments





    Album of the Week: Lieutenant – “If I Kill This Thing…” by J. Nifras

    Posted on August 12th, by irisrecords in Reviews. No Comments

    The solo project of former Sunny Day Real Estate/current Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel is, at its core, melodic, gentle, and at times, comforting indie bliss. For years, Mendel has been performing under the shadow of his bands’ lead songwriters, but If I Kill This Thing is the first taste listeners will get of his now-uncovered songwriting chops.

    The record also features some of Mendel’s musical friends, such as SDRE vocalist Jeremy Egink and Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett, among others. Despite the album’s long guest list, the end result doesn’t feel too congested.

    Tracks such as the rather upbeat “Bell Epoque” and “Prepared Remarks” showcase Mendel’s craft for creating very pleasant and gratifying melodies. An immediate focus on this record is Mendel’s vocal style, which, rather than loud and confrontational like his respective bands’ frontmen, is especially calm, reserved, almost mumbled. … Read More »

    New Vinyl – Week Of August 4th, 2015

    Posted on August 5th, by irisrecords in New Arrivals. No Comments

    Demarco, Mac – Another One
    La Havas, Lianne – Blood
    Social Distortion – Prison Bound
    Tame Impala – Currents
    Titus Andronicus – The Most Lamentable Tragedy
    Various Artists – Best Of Trojan Records – DJ Reggae Vol. 1
    Various Artists – Best Of Trojan Records – Instrumental Reggae Vol. 1
    Winehouse, Amy – Lioness Hidden Treasures

    New Vinyl – Week Of July 28th, 2015

    Posted on August 1st, by irisrecords in New Arrivals. 1 Comment

    A Tribe Called Quest – The Anthology
    A Tribe Called Quest – People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm
    Band, The – Moondog Matinee
    Buckley, Jeff – Grace
    Bridges, Leon – Coming Home
    Davis, Miles – Kind Of Blue
    Hendrix, Jimi = Axis: Bold As Love
    Knxwledge – Hud Dreems
    Rocky Horror Picture Show – OST
    Simon, Paul – Graceland: 25th Anniversary Edition
    Smith, Elliott – XO
    Smith, Patti – Horses
    Thompson, Richard – Still

    New Vinyl – December 16th, 2016

    Bone Thugz-N-Harmony – E.1999 Eternal Buckley, Jeff – Live At WFMU Studios East Orange, NJ 1992 / WENZ Studios, Cleveland, OH 1995 Can – Ege Bamyasi Can...

    New Vinyl – December 10th, 2016

    2pac – 2Pacalypse Now Allman Brothers Band, The – Fillmore East Avenged Sevenfold – Sounding The Seventh Trumpet Avenged Sevenfold – The Stage Bowie, David – Ziggy Stardust...

    New Vinyl – October 1st, 2016

    ANOHNI – HOPELESSNESS Billy Bragg – Shine A Light Blonde Redhead – Masulin Feminin (4LP Box Set) Bon Iver – 22, A Million EZTV – High In Place Jack...

    The Next Record Riot Is October 29th, 2016!

    Attention! The last JCRR of the year is on Saturday, October 29th! Contact Steve Gritzan at recordriots@gmail.com if you are interested in selling! Last...

    Cassette Store Day! October 8th, 2016

    Ever since we started our cassette section at the store, we have been pleasantly surprised to see how much interest people have in them,...

    New Vinyl – September 23rd, 2016

    Banhart, Devendra – Ape In Pink Marble Bat For Lashes – The Bride Bowie, David & Gillespie, Dana – Love Dana Gillespie Brian Jonestown Massacre, The –...

    New Vinyl – September 9th, 2016

    Angelo Badalamenti – Twin Peaks OST Aretha Franklin – Greatest Hits DJ Shadow – Entroducing Guided By Voices – Under The Bushes Under The Stairs Jack White –...

    Live Jazz @ Iris w/ The Eric Zolan Trio

    Join us on September 24th at 8pm at the store (after the Record Riot) for some really fantastic live jazz, courtesy of The Eric...