Merry Christmas from CHROMATICS. Check the video, filmed 12 years ago by Johnny Jewel + Nat Walker, of the group in the studio in Portland recording their slow-burning cover of the Springsteen classic:
Featuring that new one from Glass Candy, an incredible new Desire instrumental called "Lately" and an unreleased version of their song "Tears From Heaven", Johnny Jewel's "Reach for the Beach", and more:
Video directed by Radka Leitmeritz. Johnny Jewel's Themes From Television is out today on gatefold 2xLP 180g red vinyl via Italians Do It Better. Watch the video + stream the record in its entirety below:
Italians Do It Better is releasing a couple of obscure, long out-of-print records today, including GLASS CANDY's 2006 I Always Say Yes LP on lavender marble vinyl with "5 unreleased outtakes & alternate mixes From the original tapes", and CHROMATICS' little-heard NITE LP, recorded in 2004-2005 before Ruth Radelet joined the band...
Italians Do It Better just quietly dropped a limited new "autumn 12" bundle" on their site, featuring releases from Invisible Conga People, Andrew Douglas Rothbard, and Twisted Wires, pressed on "transparent blue mist, emerald, & fog" 180g vinyl...
Johnny Jewel just dropped his sprawling, excellent (and frankly somewhat overlooked) solo LP Windswept on vinyl earlier today, and the "cherry" red first vinyl pressing sold out in a matter of hours, so he's just released a second limited edition of 1000 records on "milk" white vinyl here...
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