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Record Store Spotlight: New releases, reissues, and restocks at The Government Center

Record Store Spotlight is a regular column listing new releases at Pittsburgh vinyl shops. Support local businesses and find your next favorite album.

Available Fri., April 7

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Photo: Courtesy of Dead Oceans

Wednesday, Rat Saw God (Dead Oceans)

Dead Oceans describe the third album from Wednesday, an Asheville, S.C.-based quintet, as infusing a nostalgic tone with 1990s shoegaze and “classic country twang.”

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Photo: Courtesy of K. Records

Calvin Johnson, Gallows Wine (K. Records)

Seasoned musician Calvin Johnson joined forces with Hartle Road, a space rock band from Mississippi, to produce 12 tracks, one of which was written by Johnson when he was 16 years old.

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Photo: Courtesy of Trouble in Mind

FACS, Still Life In Decay (Trouble in Mind)

Trouble in Mind calls this album a continuation of FACS’ “intense, cathartic art rock,” with songs defined by powerful lyrics and “fluttering, melodic guitar lines.”

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Photo: Courtesy of XL Recordings

Yaeji, With A Hammer (XL Recordings)

The debut studio album by electronic artist Yaeji blends elements of trip-hop, house music, and rock along with lyrics sung both in English and Korean.

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Photo: Courtesy of Tommy Boy

De La Soul, De La Soul Is Dead (Tommy Boy)

The De La Soul renaissance continues with the reissue of the legendary hip-hop group’s second studio album, originally released in 1991.


The Government Center. 715 East St., North Side. thegovernmentcenter.com

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