Buying presents for anyone can be difficult, but if you’re looking for the music fan this Chritmas well, good luck to you.
Luckily for you, we’ve put together a list of some recent and upcoming vinyl release and reissues close to Chritsmas day for all you late shoppers. And hey, if you don’t like what you get this year just take this guide with you and do some shopping for yourself.
Check out our list of this year’s indie Christmas vinyl releases:
Grimes – Art Angels
Available via 4AD
As if Art Angels hasn’t made nearly every year-end list, Grimes’ recent release explores a multitude of themes and sounds, championing herself as a true indie-pop master.
Phoenix and Bill Murray – “Alone on Christmas Day”
Available via My Play Direct
Taken from the Bill Murray Netflix Special A Very Murray Christmas, Pheonix with the help of Bill Murray, plus Paul Shaffer, Jason Schwartzman and Buster Poindexter recorded this special Christmas single. Currently the single is only shipping to the states, so if you have a pen pal with an American address we suggest you take advantage.
Eagles of Death Metal x Pearl Jam – SWEET STUFF FOUNDATION BENEFIT VINYL
Available via Pearl Jam’s website
Pearl Jam is releasing a two track vinyl for Eagles of Death Metal’s Sweet Stuff Foundation that was organized after the attacks in Paris this November. The vinyl features Pearl Jam’s live cover of “I Want You So Hard,” plus drummer Matt Cameron’s cover of “I Love You All The Time.”
David Bowie – Blackstar
Available via David Bowie’s website
David Bowie’s returns with his highly anticipated album, ★ (pronounced Blackstar). The LP will available for pre-order this Christmas for its January 8th release.
Jon Benjamin – Jazz Daredevil
Available via Sub Pop
Comedian Jon Benjamin tried making a deal with the devil to learn the piano before recording a jazz album, but the devil wouldn’t take. With a backing band of professional musicians, Benjamin struggles his way through this eight track-EP trinkling along on the piano with no musical experience. It’s a great way to enjoy jazz on the holidays without feeling too pretentious.