There are a couple of subscription series currently available that I thought some of the RS constituency might be interested in.
First, the Social Music Record + Tape Club series is produced by the fine folks of Yeti magazine & includes among others, Sir Richard Bishop, Liz Harris + Ilyas Ahmed Duo , Abner Jay, Woven Bones & Ty Segall. $99 for the LP’s, $49 for the cassettes. Both come with high rez downloads as well. The first batch has already gone out but you can still get ’em if you act fast.
The second is the newly founded Grapefruit Records Club. Which is “a subscription-only record club founded by Simon Joyner and Ben Goldberg to release exclusive and limited, vinyl-only LPs by dedicated artists, both known and yet-to-be-known. The only qualification required for artist participation is that both Ben and Simon love the music. Annual subscriptions include four quarterly released full-length LPs and a deluxe, hard-shell box to house the series of records that make up that year’s roster of artists. The artists on Grapefruit are on loan and ever-changing so no subscription cycle will ever be the same.” Only $90 for their subscription which includes our pal Richard Youngs.