Manifest Vinyl Records
Future Islands New Release out 10/09/2020 on 4AD

Future Islands New Release out 10/09/2020 on 4AD

Future Islands Orange Vinyl
Future Islands Band Shot

Future Islands – As Long As You Are – 180g Vinyl LP

4AD artists Future Islands upcoming release, As Long As You are, drops October 9, 2020. Available in orange, petrol blue or black vinyl, cassette, CD and digital download on form Future Island’s site, 4AD or from here. More about the release on Pitchfork.

It’s been 3 years since Future Islands release of The Far Field, and, of course, 6 years since the 2014 David Letterman performance of Seasons (Waiting on You), that propelled Future Islands to world wide fame, and the record Singles.

On As Long As You Are release day, October 9th, Future Islands will be exclusively live-streaming a very special show from their hometown of Baltimore. Buy ticket here.

Check out two tracks from the As As Long as You Are on YouTube below:

TR/ST The Destroyer – part 1

TR/ST The Destroyer – part 1

TR/ST The Destroyer – part 1

TR/ST Destroyer Pt 1 Vinyl
TR/ST Destroyer - 1 Black Vinyl

TR/ST The Destroyer – Part 1.  2019 Color and Black Vinyl

TR/ST The Destroyer – part 1, released April 19, 2019, is the first studio album by TR/ST on Grouch/Royal Mountain Records and 5 years since the 2014 Joyland. The Destroyer part 1 of a two-part release. Available from bandcamp. The Destroyer – 1 came out as a limited-release color vinyl (sold-out but available on Discogs), and black vinyl, available from bandcamp and Amazon.

The record features layout and design by Ryan Thomas Ormsby, photography by Eliot Lee Hazel and art by Blake Amstrong.


  • A1 Colossal 5:10
  • A2 Gone 3:35
  • A3 Unbleached 3:38
  • A4 Bicep 4:37
  • B1 Grouch 3:33
  • B2 Poorly Coward 3:56
  • B3 Control Me 3:54
  • B4 Wake With 3:26
© – Grouch
Phonographic Copyright © – Grouch
Manufactured By – House Arrest Distribution
Distributed By – House Arrest Distribution
Mastered At – Sterling Sound
Produced by – Robert Alfons Maya Postepski Lars Stalfors Damian Taylor

Credits adapted from the liner notes of The Destroyed – Part 1:

Robert Alfons – vocals
Lia Braswell – live drums (track 4)

Technical personnel
Robert Alfons – production
Maya Postepski – co-production (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 6, 8)
Lars Stalfors – co-production (tracks: 2, 7); additional production (tracks: 1, 3, 5–7); mixing (tracks: 1–3, 5–8)
Damian Taylor – additional production, mixing (track 4)
Joe LaPorta – mastering

Eliot Lee Hazel – photography
Ryan Thomas Ormsby – layout, design
Blake Amstrong – painting


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Elliott Smith: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition

Elliott Smith: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition

Elliott Smith: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition. Kill Rock Stars. Peak Vinyl. Out Aug. 28th, 2020

elliott smith expanded 25th anniversary edition

Elliott Smith: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Elliott Smith’s self-titled 2nd album release, Kill Rock Stars is reissuing a completely remastered 2-Disc CD or LP, this release also includes extra tracks not heard before. Formats include: mp3 – $13, wav – $15, 2xCD+Book – $25, 2x LP Black Vinyl + Book – $44.99 and 2x LP Highlighter Yellow Vinyl + Book – $54.99, available for preorder.

Released in 1995, it was largly ignored by the music press, but celebrated by artists from the Beasty Boys to Fugazi. CDs and LPs include the 52-page coffee table book with previously unseen photographs of Elliott by JJ Gonson, hand writen lyrics and remenicences by his colleagues and friends. Gonson shot the original album cover image.

For this release Larry Crane, producer/engineer and official archivist for the Smith family collected masters, files, cassetts, DAT and tape reels to get the closest sources to the origional mixes. It also includes the oldest known recording of Elliot performing live as a solo act. Prior to Elliot Smith his band Heatmiser released music and Elliot released his first solo record Roman Candle in 1994. Read more about this record here.