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Press release: Out this Friday - Day Of The Dead!16 May 2016

4AD is set to release Day of the Dead – a celebration of the Grateful Dead’s music THIS FRIDAY!

The 59 track compilation was created and curated by brothers Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National. The album is a wide-ranging tribute to the songwriting and experimentalism of the Dead which took four years to record, features over 60 artists from varied musical backgrounds, 59 tracks and is almost 6 hours long. Day of the Dead will be released digitally, on 5XCD and as a limited edition vinyl boxed set. Due to the elaborate packaging and scale of the 10XLP vinyl set, the release date for this format will be announced in the coming weeks. All profits will help fight for AIDS/HIV and related health issues around the world through the US charity, Red Hot Organization.



Press release: Lush - Record Store Day vinyl box!16 April 2016

Lush’s Origami vinyl box will be available tomorrow for Record Store Day! Support your local indie record store!

To coincide with Lush’s first live shows in almost twenty years a limited LP boxset, collecting the band’s five albums released between 1990 and 1996 on 4AD, will be released as part of Record Store Day on April 16th, 2016.

Entitled Origami, the box contains the group’s three albums Spooky (1992), Split (1994) and Lovelife (1996) and the singles compilations Gala (1990) and Topolino (1996). All have been out of print since the nineties except Topolino, which has never before been available on vinyl.

All five LPs are being pressed on a different colour of vinyl and will come housed in a beautiful laminated box as designed by long-time associate and former v23 collaborator Chris Bigg. Download codes for each album are also included in the boxset. visit for...


Press release: Låpsley wins 2016 Grulke Prize28 March 2016

XL Recording artist Låpsley has won the 2016 Grulke Prize for Developing Non-US Act at SXSW!

The Developing Act Prize is for artists who are breaking new ground with their creativity and show the most promise in achieving their career goals.

The Grulke Prize is dedicated to SXSW’s former Creative Director Brent Grulke, who passed away in 2012. This is its fourth year, and past winners include Haim, Chvrches, Leon Bridges, the Flaming Lips, Spoon, and more.