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  1. 4 points
    I thought this might be worth sharing, kind of a cool story. So I told my buddy about Whirr a few months back, and he got into them pretty quickly. Ended up going to the San Diego show (I live in the Chicago area), and I asked if he'd pick me up one of the /25 posters. Figured they'd be gone, but worth a shot. I guess he ended up talking to Nick Bassett and got one which is awesome. I'm not certain how exactly this came about, but I'm guessing my friend mentioned that I had turned him onto Whirr or something and that I was dealing with some rough shit at the moment - my dog just passed away last week, and that's been heartbreaking to say the least. Not to get all morbid or anything - but a friend also passed away in the same week, so it's been heavy to say the least. Anyway, I got this poster in the mail today (along with a setlist), but didn't realize what was on the back right away. I'll just post the pictures to tell the rest of the story. Truly shows how genuine the Whirr dudes are - they did not have to do this at all. My friend said he didn't ask them to write anything at all, so it seems to have been done on their (Nick's) accord. I just think it's pretty fucking special. Might seem 'whatever' to some people, but I figured I'd post regardless. To clarify, my dog's name was Tess/my name is Alex. I wish I could frame both sides of this. Must figure something out... Also, anybody notice that it says #1/25 on the front, but on the back it says #1/100? Accident maybe? I honestly couldn't care less about the 'limited' aspect - it's one of a kind to me. One of the most thoughtful, random yet perfectly timed gifts I've ever received. I'll back Whirr forever, no doubt about it. tl;dr my dog passed away, my buddy grabbed me a poster in SD, and Nick from Whirr wrote a message on the back. says a lot about the dude/band as a whole vs. their online troll persona.
  2. 3 points

    Post Your Record Storage Area

    Records... LPs on the bottom, 7"s up top, 10"s and other oddballs in the bin on the right. CDs and cassettes. really need to find a good solution to store these damn things.
  3. 3 points
    SRC will NOT be doing Deadbeat. ;-)
  4. 2 points
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/My-Favourite-Faded-Fantasy-VINYL/dp/B00NAOSTH4/ref=mb_oe_l/276-6681744-9131962 The 8 year wait is over, Damien Rice is coming out with a new album. There is a pre-order for the album on vinyl! Now let's hope he presses the other albums!
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    So awesome to see them give a positive experience out of a difficult time. It's actually inspired me to share my own little Whirr story, although mine comes from a pleasant time. For Christmas this past year, my girlfriend of 5 years (Amy) contacted Nick about sending some of our records out to him to be signed by the band and returning them back. Instead, he picked out his copies of Distressor on 180g and the 2nd press of Around and got them signed by everyone, and included a nice surprise. I have every Whirr variant ever pressed, so to have this piece to add to my collection is so cool. Anyway, here's the surprise I got:
  7. 2 points

    The Original Cassette Collective Thread

    Posted this in the record storage thread, but might as well post it here too. Need to find a better solution for mass cassette storage. The way my cassettes are currently stored...
  8. 2 points
    Princess Logan

    Upcoming Hot Topic Releases

    I don't care for 5SOS but I really appreciate how much they've helped other bands with free promotion. It's kinda amazing to see the amount of fans All Time Low, State Champs, etc. have received because of a simple tweets these guys post. But I digress, this isn't the ALBUMS YOU WANT PRESSED THREAD it's supposed to be updates for things Hot Topic is currently pressing. So we should really try to stay there.
  9. 2 points

    Riot Fest 2015

    I did my friend, a few people at riot fest, then back to their hotel until about 3am. Im on the left. Only 2 in this photo, but spent most of the night with rodger the keyboardist.
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  11. 2 points
    Local H - As Good as Dead
  12. 1 point
    I would've loved to hear this !
  13. 1 point

    FS: Some Records

    What DID you pay for it?
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    Apparently they're wising up from the past couple of nights where folks were hoarding 5 copies, because there's a strict 1-per-person limit here in Oakland tonight.
  16. 1 point
    Everything's going fine. I got my package from danementzer yesterday and shipped out somethingvinyl's parcel yesterday as well. I'm sure he's setting up his giveaway as I type this.
  17. 1 point

    Upcoming Hot Topic Releases

    It has hot topic in the title, right?
  18. 1 point

    NFL Discussion

    GEEZ! Someone wanna tell Romo to throw to an open man instead of in between double and triple teams? Shit! This is bad QB'ing -Genuinely Shocked NFL Fan Who Rarely See's thee 'Boys Play Aside From Playoffs Thanksgiving
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    I suppose, but if you actually wanna listen to the tapes it's probably a nightmare. I dunno about anyone else, but I like to see every tape and pick the one I want, when I hear 'cardboard box' (and considering the number of tapes this guy has) I imagine a stacked pile of tapes in every box that he probably has to dig through, remove tapes to find the ones underneath etc. I can't live like that.
  20. 1 point
    "Joyce Manor-the T-shirt, Joyce Manor-the Coloring Book, Joyce Manor-the Lunch box, Joyce Manor-the Breakfast Cereal, Joyce Manor-the Flame Thrower..."
  21. 1 point
    Thank you very much, I agree with this! I don't understand the dislike of some of their recent albums.
  22. 1 point
    I feel like as long as the whole record is on a single LP, its probably not going to sound good
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    I will pay half your shipping!

    Hey guys. For the rest of the weekend, buy anything from B9 and add something from Test of Time (CD, record, shirt), screen cap and send the receipt and your email address to Facebook.com/testoftimehc and I will pay half of your shipping (US only, regular shipping). I started this Friday and forgot to post it here. Thanks! www.b9store.com -Charles
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    new tattoo appresh

    Apologies for sideways
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    the upside to this is as soon as you get home, you can take off those pants and crack a beer. no one will ever judge you again. only my cats judge me and i tell them to fuck off!
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  28. 1 point

    MLB Discussion

    Funny how things change -- Detroit not a lock to even take a wildcard spot
  29. 1 point
    Don't get your panties in a twist. You were the one that acted like people that buy a record for trades are pricks.
  30. 1 point
    Aw man I want to grab that cam & sam bundle, and I want to grab one of those soundtrack tapes when they go up. I keep telling myself to spend less money, but I might end up breaking buying these things.
  31. 1 point

    various download codes

    From Reddit: The Soundtrack to Submarine by Alex Turner: http://www.dominorecordco.com/claim code: KP7TL75X It's unlimited.
  32. 1 point
    Sorry for your loss man. Hang in there and be strong.
  33. 1 point
    It's so damn good. Glad you're digging it. I love that an album by a band called "Throbbing Gristle" can be so beautiful.
  34. 1 point

    GatorPrideSonnn Memorial Thread

    Ah... Alien and St. Stephanus Belgian blonde ales.
  35. 1 point

    Upcoming Hot Topic Releases

    Hey Travis, great work on all those releases. Do you think there's any chance of the 5 Seconds of Summer album ever getting pressed? (they pressed the latest single on a 7 inch with American Idiot as the b-side) Asking as there's apparently an exclusive merch range coming to hot topic soon! (serious question. a double LP with bonus tracks would be the greatest thing ever ha)
  36. 1 point
    I enjoyed it. Button mashing greatness haha.
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    I pick my nose. Nothin' like diggin' a big boogie out, all in one piece.
  39. 1 point


    im definitely in that first batch of fans! love it, loud, fast, and something you can skate to.
  40. 1 point
    On occasion I find myself saying this. My apologies
  41. 1 point

    PO: Clerks OST

    It's crazy that people feel the need to come to SRC's defense. To me it's like defending Wal-Mart, or the cops.
  42. 1 point

    NHL Discussion

    "Bruins invite Ville Leino to training camp". lol
  43. 1 point
    Sunday funday bump it up! Getting ready to fertilize my back lawn. YARDxCORE!
  44. 1 point

    post your set-up thread

  45. 1 point
    Shitty Rambo


    I'm getting pretty pissed at a dude a work who's trying to guilt trip me into playing music with him. This dude has never been in a band, pirates everything he listens to, has 0 experience, is living with his parents, and divorced with 2 kids. I have no problem with people making shit, but he's grossly obsessed with metalcore and is giving me a hard time for not wanting to fuck with any of this. I've played music for half of my life, I've done the garbage jam sessions in garages, playing shows to 5 people, touring, etc. I'm good, I have a family and a mortgage and already had my fun. This dude is posting shitty inspirational quotes like 'You can't do epic things with normal people'. I want to say "dude, this is going to suck for a while. That's what being in a band is. You're about 15 years too late". /rant
  46. 1 point
    Eh, maybe so, but their obsessiveness is the main reason Universal is doing this set right, with the original masters and a 100% analog transfer start-to-finish. Most labels these days are happy to churn out shitty digital transfers that basically transfer CD data over to vinyl and charge naive customers $30 for the privilege. The only way that changes is when people complain to the labels... Loudly. And support the releases that do it right. (While not buying the others.)
  47. 1 point
    I see Good Charlotte in your tradelist, so it's probably your turntable
  48. 1 point
    They really are hopeless.
  49. 1 point
    WTS: The Wonder Years - The Greatest Generation on Purple: Hot Topic Exclusive!!!!
  50. 1 point
    Play with framed Blink vinyl on stage or GTFO.
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