What a year for Joyful Noise Recordings. Â Before 2013, I had no idea the label even existed…and now I’m shelling out dough for pretty much every VIP release they offer. Â The limited vinyl is always stunning, the exclusive content for the VIP members is legit (first dibs, free flexis, access to test pressings) and they always include a piece of candy in their packages. Â They’ve already won my heart, but they’re not slowing the pace down by any means.
They’ve teamed up with Lorde (a huge fan of Son Lux) to do some new versions of our favorite tracks from Son Lux’s 2013 album Lanterns. Â I’m pretty certain this will be Joyful’s fastest sell-out to date since Lorde is one of the biggest names in music at the moment, so get a copy now before you take your coffee break.
If you happen to be a VIP, the white-in-clear version of 500 is available to buy right meow. Â If you aren’t a VIP, you can sign up right meow. Â If you don’t care about the VIP version, the less limited clear/white split variant will drop later today.
Listen to the EP below.
Introducing Alternate Worlds, the new EP from producer/composer Son Lux. The EP reimagines four songs from Lanterns, and includes a collaboration with Lorde. These exquisite reinventions traverse unfamiliar terrain within remembered landscapes. Their world is both alien and familiar.
Alternate Worlds is currently available digitally, with a vinyl release date of 5/27/14. All vinyl pre-orders include an instant download of every song in both MP3 and WAV formats. The EP will be released in three distinct vinyl editions, each pressed on 12", 45rpm (loud-cut) vinyl:
Deluxe VIP Vinyl + Digital
Limited to 500 hand-numbered copies on white & clear "color in color" vinyl, available only to Joyful Noise VIP Members.
Limited Edition Vinyl + Digital
Limited to 1500 copies on white & clear split color vinyl
White Vinyl + Digital
- Maybe Buy
- Not My Style
- Too Expensive