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Fred Mills: Flaming Lips Cause a Stir With Last-Minute Black Friday Titles

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Above: Wayne Coyne pleads “no contest” to jury of independent record store operators… Hey, we’ll swap you a sealed vinyl Zaireeka box – there are quite a few remaining – for that Tame Impala EP!

By Fred Mills, Blurt Editor

Record Store Day’s second annual Black Friday bash happens this week (Nov. 29, after Thanksgiving), and while the swag isn’t as heady as the BIG day in April, it’s still pretty impressive. Among the offerings is the Flaming Lips Peace Sword EP, which was announced some time ago and was offered to indie stores via the Lips’ longtime label Warner Bros. Copies have already arrived in most stores preparing for the holiday and will be in the bins Friday. Continue reading