Tuesday, November 10, 2009

TVD's Fall Vinyl Giveaways Week

One of the smarter moves the music industry’s made where vinyl is concerned is to realize that those who appreciate the medium also appreciate convenience, which is why we’ve applauded labels such as Dischord or Merge who’ve made available a full Mp3 download of a LP with purchase.

So, you’ve got to hand it to FACTORY 25 who taken the medium one step beyond with another unique pairing: DVD and vinyl combos.

Quoting their website now, “High and low concept films and music docs have a home at FACTORY 25, the new Brooklyn-based independent film + music label. Beginning in September 2009, FACTORY 25 will release films, theatrically, digitally, and on DVD, and will curate provocative limited edition DVD/Vinyl combination packages. Specializing in indie niche projects, FACTORY 25 is committed to delivering films and music in perfect analog or digital quality on DVD and vinyl in aesthetically interesting packaging.”

We’re pleased to offer two FACTORY 25 releases during our Fall Vinyl Giveaways Week and the first of the pair is ‘Damon and Naomi: 1001 Nights.’

Synopsis: 1001 Nights is a comprehensive anthology of the ethereal Damon and Naomi with videos and live performances by the duo from 2001 through 2009. This road trip through the decade includes live footage of Damon and Naomi and friends they met up with along the way including: Ghost, The Clientele and Richard Youngs. Damon and Naomi curated 1001 Nights and included a rare live version of “Blue Thunder,” a song originally performed by their legendary first band Galaxie 500.

Featuring: Damon & Naomi, Michio Kurihara, The Clientele, Ghost, Richard Youngs, Rheinallt H. Rowlands, Thom Revolver, Bhob Rainey, Masaki Batoh and Helena Espvall

The drill is the same as yesterday's contest; plead your case in the comments to this post to have and own ‘Damon and Naomi: 1001 Nights’ and we'll choose the most compelling this Saturday (11/14) and we'll ship to the winner on Monday (11/16.) You can feel free to enter any of our giveaways this week but you can only win ONE LP. Fair's fair, right?


xXPuNkRoCkZxX said...

Personally, It'd be great to win vinyl, because I'm trying to get a collection going. I'm real young & I've been trying to build off of my parents collection which isn't much. I'm definitely trying to get more of a collection so I can actually have something in good condition to enjoy when I get my turntable for Christmas. I hope I'm writing this comment in the right section. Well, anyways that why I would like to win the album.

Avé said...

Seeing music and musicians evolve is, normally, a frightening, amazing, wonderful (did I mention frightening?) process. You trust that artists will push the envelope without falling over the edge. That their music will continue to draw you in, and that their efforts will seem effortless. Good artists remind you of why you fell in love with them in the first place, gut checking you every once in with subtle artistry that you only hear when you're really listening. Damon & Naomi are GOOD artists. Their music is like a warm wave. They'll change instruments and tones, but they keep coming with music that's honest and beautiful. I'd really like to have their whole catalog so that I can continue to be sucker punched.

White Goodman said...

I first discovered Galaxie 500 when I was DJing at a college radio station in Las Vegas in the 90's. I was just discovering a whole new world of dreamy indie-pop music, having previously been a die-hard punk rocker. Galaxie 500 (and later Damon and Naomi), along with Built to Spill shaped the future of my continually expanding musical tastes. I would absolutely LOVE to have "1001 Nights." It would be a perfect companion piece to my always growing vinyl collection, not to mention that face that the LP would get regular spins at my weekely DJ night in Hollywood.

Jon said...

The first one of you guys who responds with contact info (email!) gets the LP...

White Goodman said...

Hope I'm not too late. My email address is redlazlo@hotmail.cm