• New Release Round-Up 12-23-14

    New Release Round-Up 12-23-14

    French EDM Pioneers Daft Punk release their Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set which contains their fantastic Live Albums Alive 1997 and Alive 2007 and a whole host of bonus content including a 50 page Hard cover book, stickers and a Slipmat.  As well as the Deluxe Box Set, both albums are also available as separate Limited Edition Vinyl Reissues, Alive 1997 which will be deleted on day of release, so be quick. And Alive 2007 of which is released on vinyl for the first time.

    The latest offering from the internationally renowned and top-selling British Alternative Rock band Elbow is this very special 5-song EP, World Cafe Live recorded at WXPN's NON-COMMvention at World Café Live in Philadelphia, May 2014. This is an absolute 'MUST' for all elbow fans and a great companion piece to the successful and critically acclaimed 'The Take Off and Landing of Everything' which was released this past March.

    Lashes To Ashes Lust To Dust: Vinyl Retrospective features a collection of the four essential early HIM studio albums encompassing the group's trailblazing early catalog, on heavy weight 180gram virgin vinyl, as well as the band's debut 1996 EP '666 Ways To Love: Prologue' on 180gram heavy weight vinyl for the first time ever. Includes an exclusive Heartagram Logo slipmat, and a USB drive with 37 bonus tracks, 80 tracks all together, all Re-Mastered.

    33 Songs for the 33 years since the last official Funkadelic release! First You Gotta Shake the Gate has something for every type of Funkateer; a little old school, a bit of new school, R&B, classic Funk, Hip-Hop, and even some Hard Rock. Featuring the talents of George Clinton, Sly Stone, Blackbyrd McKnight, Lili Hadyn, Danny Bedrosian, Soul Clap and many more!

    The Bellingham, Washington-based Death Cab for Cutie offer up some Vinyl Reissues of their amazing first three albums Something About AirplanesWe Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes and The Photo Album.



    Plus, The CzarsBilly IdolCliff MartinezClarence ClarityMadvillainMarianne FaithfullAlice CooperPrince Of Darkness [Vinyl Soundtrack]Thelonious Monk and Supertramp.

    CURRENT SINGLES

    Hanni El Khatib releases The Teeththe latest single from his highly anticipated new album Moonlight which is due early next year.

    For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.

  • HOLIDAY STORE HOURS ~ Last Minute Presents ~ Gift Certificates

    SPECIAL ORDER DEADLINE:  Tuesday, December 23rd at 12 noon if you need it by Wednesday for a Christmas gift!
    Sometimes the perfect gift is a Young Ones Gift Certificate!  Available in any amount. 

    HOLIDAY HOURS:

    Saturday, December 20: 11 AM - 8 PM

    Sunday, December 21: CLOSED

    Monday, December 22: 10 AM - 8 PM

    Tuesday, December 23: 10 AM - 8 PM

    Wednesday, December 24: 9 AM - 5 PM

    Thursday, December 25: CLOSED

    Friday, December 26: 11 AM - 8 PM

    Saturday December 27: 11 AM - 8 PM

    Sunday December 28: CLOSED

    Monday December 29: 11 AM - 8 PM

    Tuesday December 30: 11 AM - 8 PM

    Wednesday December 31: 11 AM - 5 PM

    Thursday January 1: CLOSED

  • New Release Round-Up 12-15-14

    New Release Round-Up 12-15-14

    D’Angelo surprises us all with the release of his first album in nearly 15 years, Black Messiah. The follow-up to 2000′s Voodoo marks the long-awaited return of R&B’s prodigal son.

    Dark Side Of The Mule presents Gov't Mule's 2008 Mule-O-Ween show in which they performed a bevy of Pink Floyd covers including "Fearless," "Money," "Have A Cigar" and "Wish You Were Here." The album is available as a standard 1 CD and a Deluxe Version which includes a DVD of the performance.


    Nicki Minaj's third full-length studio release is a more personal and more timeless album and some of the most superlative work of her career.  The Pinkprint features guest appearances from Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Drake, Ariana Grande, Skylar Grey, Jeremih, Lil Wayne, Lunchmoney Lewis, and Meek Mill.

    Following the release of her Top 10 hit, ‘Boom Clap’ - which has now sold over 1 Million copies in the US- and recent win at this year’s Teen Choice Awards (‘Best R&B/Hip-Hop Song’ for “Fancy”), Charli XCX releases her highly-anticipated sophomore album Sucker.  

    Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood delivers his soundtrack to Oscar-nominated filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson's new feature film, Inherent Vice. In addition to nine compositions by Jonny Greenwood, the soundtrack features "Spooks," an unreleased Radiohead tune performed by members of Supergrass, as well as other recordings from the movie's era.

    Plus there are other great, new releases including Neil Young who releases the vinyl version of his recent album Storytone.  5 Seconds of Summer capture their recent tour on Livesos. The recent NBC spectacle Peter Pan LIVE! is released on CD and a DVD. The soundtrack to Angelina Jolie's WWII epic Unbroken is released and features the track Miracles which was written and recorded by Coldplay especially for the soundtrack. YG returns with his latest effort  Blame it on the Streets. And Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds start their first round of vinyl reissues. Round 1 features the first 4 albums: From Her To EternityThe Firstborn Is DeadKicking Against The Pricks, & Your Funeral...My Trial.  Each is presented on 180 Gram Vinyl and include a free download card.


    Plus, My Chemical RomanceStarbombYoung BuffaloTrip ShakespeareNecroNative AmericaSaves The DayTake ThatKillswitch EngageOne DirectionMisfits And The Kinks

    CURRENT SINGLES

    Fall Out Boy release their limited edition Picture Disc single Immortals which is taken from the recent Disney hit Big Hero 6.  Ryan Adams continues his run of 7 Inch singles from his Paxam Singles series.  This week it is the turn of Do You Laugh When You Lie? which also features 'By The Way' and 'I'm In Love With You' as B Sides. And Bob Geldof organized an all-star cast for the 1985 recording of "Do You Know It's Christmas?" to raise funds for famine-relief efforts in Ethiopia. On the 30th anniversary of the release, the musician/philanthropist reworked the song to support West African nations in their fight against the Ebola virus. The 2014 version features cover artwork by Tracey Emin and a stunning line-up of pop superstars, including Bono, Chris Martin, One Direction, Bastille, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande Ellie Goulding and more. All proceeds from the sales go to The Band Aid Charitable Trust.

    For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.

  • FREE LIVE IN-STORE PERFORMANCE SERIES

    FREE LIVE IN-STORE PERFORMANCE SERIES

             Join us for LIVE In-Store Performances!

    We are taking a Holiday Break from the In-stores..... Here are the first couple performances  for 2015...


    Saturday, January 10: DeSoto Rust (3-5 PM)

    Thursday, January 22: PANIC + Hate To Say It (7-9 PM) **(Store remaining open until 9 PM)

     

    More announcements coming soon !! 
    Check back !

    We revamped our LOCAL ARTISTS section and will be carrying the music of the artists performing in the store.  Help support these diverse amazing artists by coming out to their performances in this low key, intimate, laid back atmosphere.  See them perform, hang out with them, and pick up their releases too.  Spread the word!! 
    Stay updated. Invite your friends HERE: https://www.facebook.com/youngonesrecords/events

    Bookings:  frank@youngonesrecords.com

    Y
    oung Ones is a proud sponsor of the local / speci
    ality 102.5 FM, iHeart Radio show: Y-102's Homebrewed (WRFY FM).  Tune in on Sunday evenings at 11 PM at 102.5 FM in the Reading, PA area or nationwide on iHeart Radio. The show features the bands that perform at Young Ones and have current releases we carry at our store and our site.
  • YOUNG ONES Free Ticket Givaway Contests !

    We want YOU to be a winner !!!

    As part of our true appreciation of you, our customers, we have partnered with some of the leading concert venues and promoters in PA.

    We'll be giving you the opportunity to win a pair of tix to a wide variety of upcoming events at awesome venues like, Santander Arena / Santander Performing Arts Center (Reading), The Sands Event Center (Bethlehem), The Mann Center (Philadelphia) The Trocadero (Philadelphia), Chameleon Club (Lancaster), Union Transfer (Philadelphia), World Cafe Live (Philadelphia), The MainGate (Allentown) Theatre Of Living Arts (Phila.), Electric Factory (Philadelphia), Underground Arts (Philadelphia), Prince Theater (Philadelphia) , Boot and Saddle (Phila.) 
    and many more.

    Check back each week, here at our site for updates...Better yet, make sure you 'like' us on Facebook and sign up for our mailing list on this page. As a bonus, stop by the store for special 'in-store' only contests.

    Thanks again for being a Young Ones customer !

  • BLUE NOTE AUTHORIZED DEALER

    BLUE NOTE AUTHORIZED DEALER

    As a store who has a particular focus on Blue Note artists, we are very proud to announce that we have teamed up with Record Store Day and the legendary Blue Note Records to celebrate their 75th Anniversary year by signing on at the creation to become a BLUE NOTE AUTHORIZED DEALER.  Blue Note will be reissuing 100 titles from their legendary catalog over the course of the year, and as a Blue Note Authorized Dealer (BNAD), we will be the place to find those reissues, as well as a monthly EXCLUSIVE reissue, which you can find first, and for a limited time ONLY at Blue Note Authorized Dealers. Blue Note Records devotees and folks wanting to learn more about this celebrated label will want to seek out these special releases. 

    The 75th Anniversary celebration is being personally guided by Blue Note Records President Don Was, and this big fan of record stores was also involved in the creation of BNADs:  

    “It's impossible to overstate the beauty of the serotonin and dopamine rush that one experiences by browsing thru a REAL live Record Store! Speaking as a music fan, I'm so grateful to the independent retailers who've kept this tradition alive. The history of Blue Note is inextricably interwoven with these incredible stores... It's a great honor and a very natural progression for us to partner-up with them in this uber-cool Authorized Dealership program.”

    Check out the list of Blue Note Authorized Dealer releases and the special Anniversary reissues HERE.

  • PARKING

    There are a number of parking options available while shopping at Young Ones:

    Some street parking.

    Large municipal lot next to building.  2 hour limit.  Sometimes full.

    A few spaces directly behind shop, currently labeled "Private Parking"

    Large municipal lot down the alley behing the shop.  4 hour limit.  Rarely full.


    See map here:  Parking Map

  • YOUNG ONES RECORDS NEW LOCATION !

    WE HAVE OFFICIALLY MOVED OUR STORE LOCATION !

    WE ARE RE-OPENED NOW ! 

    OUR NEW ADDRESS IS : 

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Music Releases 12-23-14

Daft Punk - Alive 1997 + Alive 2007 [Vinyl Box Set]

Daft Punk - Alive 1997 + Alive 2007 [Vinyl Box Set]

New Vinyl: $129.98   $116.98
This Limited Edition DELUXE Box will contain Alive 1997 (1LP) + Alive 2007 (Double LP) + lots of great bonus content , more details below:
Elbow - World Cafe Live EP [Vinyl]

Elbow - World Cafe Live EP [Vinyl]

New Vinyl: $13.98   $12.98
The latest offering from the internationally renowned and top-selling British Alternative Rock band elbow is this very special 5-song EP recorded at WXPN's NON-COMMvention at World Café Live in Philadelphia, May 2014. This is an absolute 'MUST' for all elbow fans and a great companion piece to the successful and critically acclaimed 'The Take Off and Landing of Everything' which was released this past March.
H.I.M. - Lashes To Ashes Lust To Dust: Vinyl Retrospective

H.I.M. - Lashes To Ashes Lust To Dust: Vinyl Retrospective

New Vinyl: $119.98   $107.98
Features a collection of the four essential early HIM studio albums encompassing the group's trailblazing early catalog, on heavy weight 180gram virgin vinyl, as well as the band's debut 1996 EP '666 Ways To Love: Prologue' on 180gram heavy weight vinyl for the first time ever. Includes an exclusive Heartagram Logo slipmat, and a USB drive with 37 bonus tracks, 80 tracks all together, all Re-Mastered.
The Czars - Best Of

The Czars - Best Of

New CD: $13.98   $12.98
Death Cab For Cutie - Something About Airplanes [Vinyl]

Death Cab For Cutie - Something About Airplanes [Vinyl]

New Vinyl: $22.98   $20.98
The first instrument you notice upon listening to Something About Airplanes is the cello on "Bend to Squares." It fades out, soon enough replaced by the familiar electric guitar, but it sets this album's offbeat mood. Experimentation and pop hooks strike a perfect balance on this debut from the Bellingham, Washington-based Death Cab for Cutie.
Death Cab For Cutie - We Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes [Vinyl]

Death Cab For Cutie - We Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes [Vinyl]

New Vinyl: $22.98   $20.98
On their debut album, 1999's Something About Airplanes, Death Cab for Cutie proved there's a reason why Northwest music critics continue to sing their praises. The foursome combined the emo sounds of Modest Mouse and 764-Hero with an inventive, and often sly, sentimentality. It worked wonders, but still sounded a little too lo-fi. Luckily, on We Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes the group has figured out all the production nuances that flawed that auspicious debut.
Death Cab For Cutie - The Photo Album [Vinyl]

Death Cab For Cutie - The Photo Album [Vinyl]

New Vinyl: $22.98   $20.98
Death Cab for Cutie turn difficult personal issues into literary rock songs while straddling the narrow line between blissful pop and driving indie rock. The Northwest act's songs soar high like Built to Spill's or Beulah's, and almost every track on The Photo Album is as musically bouncy and upbeat as the best of those bands.
Cliff Martinez - The Knick [Vinyl Soundtrack]

Cliff Martinez - The Knick [Vinyl Soundtrack]

New Vinyl: $29.98   $27.98
The Knick is the new exciting TV series by writer/director Steven Soderbergh (HBO's Behind the Candelabra, Side Effects...). Cinemax is to premiere The Knick on August 8. Starring Clive Owen and set in New York 1900, the show centers on Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff, who push the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics. The soundtrack features a fantastic score by acclaimed composer Cliff Martinez (Drive, Springbreakers, Only God Forgives, Solaris).
Daft Punk - Alive 1997 [Limited Edition Vinyl]

Daft Punk - Alive 1997 [Limited Edition Vinyl]

New Vinyl: $24.98   $22.98
Alive 1997 is a reissue for the live album by Daft Punk originally released in 2001. It contains a 45-minute excerpt of a live performance recorded at Birmingham's Que Club on 8 November 1997. LIVE RECORDING FROM BIRMINGHAM 97 This will be deleted on day of release , so be quick.
Daft Punk - Alive 2007 [Limited Edition Vinyl]

Daft Punk - Alive 2007 [Limited Edition Vinyl]

New Vinyl: $44.98   $40.48
Daft Punk will release their 'Alive 2007' live album on vinyl for the first time. The album, originally released in the UK in 2008, was recorded at Bercy in Paris in June 2007. It is the second album recorded live by the duo, following Alive 1997.
Clarence Clarity - Who Am Eye [Vinyl EP]

Clarence Clarity - Who Am Eye [Vinyl EP]

New Vinyl: $12.98   $11.98
Funkadelic - First You Gotta Shake the Gate

Funkadelic - First You Gotta Shake the Gate

New CD: $17.98   $15.98
33 Songs for the 33 years since the last official FUNKADELIC release! This album has something for every type of Funkateer; a little old school, a bit of new school, R&B, classic Funk, Hip-Hop, and even some Hard Rock. Featuring the talents of George Clinton, Sly Stone, Blackbyrd McKnight, Lili Hadyn, Danny Bedrosian, Soul Clap and many more!
Marianne Faithfull - Give My Love To London [Vinyl]

Marianne Faithfull - Give My Love To London [Vinyl]

New Vinyl: $18.98   $17.98
Legendary British singer Marianne Faithfull will celebrate her storied career's 50th anniversary later this fall with the release of Give My Love to London. Produced by Rob Ellis and Dimitri Tikovoi and mixed by Flood, it features an impressive roll call of studio collaborators including Adrian Utley (Portishead), Brian Eno, Ed Harcourt, Warren Ellis and Jim Sclavunos (The Bad Seeds). Songwriting contributors and co-conspirators - with Faithfull penning the majority of the lyrics - include Nick Cave, Roger Waters, Steve Earle, Tom McRae and Anna Calvi.
Alice Cooper - Raise the Dead: Live From Wacken [Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set w/CD/DVD/Blu-Ray]

Alice Cooper - Raise the Dead: Live From Wacken [Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set w/CD/DVD/Blu-Ray]

New Vinyl: $49.98   $44.98
With Raise The Dead Live From Wacken the label is also starting a new live series of legendary Wacken performances. When Alice learned about the purpose behind it, he was very happy to be one the first to participate and support the Wacken Foundation. The Wacken Foundation is a non-profit organization, supporting the new blood of hard rock / heavy and metal music.
David Guetta - Listen [Import Vinyl]

David Guetta - Listen [Import Vinyl]

New Vinyl: $46.99   $42.29
UK Import
Thelonious Monk - Criss-Cross [Vinyl]

Thelonious Monk - Criss-Cross [Vinyl]

New Vinyl: $29.98   $27.98
Criss-Cross, Thelonious Monk’s second album for Columbia, features some of the finest work that Monk ever did in the studio with his ‘60s trio and quartet. Monk and Charlie Rouse (tenor), John Ore (bass), and Frankie Dunlop (drums) exchange powerful musical ideas, as well as provide potent solos throughout. This is prime Monk for any degree of listener. It's never sounded better than on this 180g pressing, which was mastered from original tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on audiophile-grade vinyl. Limited to 2,000 units worldwide, each copy is individually numbered with a gold-foil stamp.

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Movie Releases 12-23-14

The Trip [Movie] - The Trip To Italy

The Trip [Movie] - The Trip To Italy

New Blu-Ray: $29.98
Michael Winterbottom's largely improvised film The Trip took comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon or semifictionalized versions thereof on a restaurant tour around northern England. In this witty and incisive follow-up, Winterbottom reunites the pair for a new culinary road trip, retracing the steps of the Romantic poets grand tour of Italy and indulging in some sparkling banter and impersonation-offs. Once again Coogan and Brydon enjoy mouthwatering meals in gorgeous settings from Liguria to Capri while riffing on subjects as varied as Batman's vocal register, the artistic merits of Jagged Little Pill, and, of course, the virtue of sequels. Equally hilarious and insightful, THE TRIP TO ITALY effortlessly melds the crackling chemistry between Coogan and Brydon to create a brilliantly comic rumination on the nuances of friendship and the juggling of family and career.
The Good Lie [Movie] - The Good Lie

The Good Lie [Movie] - The Good Lie

New Blu-Ray: $35.99   $32.39
Fifteen years after being orphaned by the civil war in Sudan, 3600 displaced refugees known as "The Lost Boys" get a shot at a new life thanks to a massive humanitarian effort that aims to bring them to America. Academy Award-winner Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line) stars in this inspirational drama from Oscar-nominated director Philippe Falardeau (Monsieur Lazhar).
Pride [Movie] - Pride

Pride [Movie] - Pride

New Blu-Ray: $34.99   $31.49
PRIDE is inspired by an extraordinary true story. It's the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike, prompting a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists to raise money to support the strikers' families. Initially rebuffed by the Union, the group identifies a tiny mining village in Wales and sets off to make their donation in person. As the strike drags on, the two groups discover that standing together makes for the strongest union of all...
Continuum [TV Series] - Continuum: Season Three

Continuum [TV Series] - Continuum: Season Three

New Blu-Ray: $49.98   $44.98
In Season 3 of Continuum, Kiera (Rachel Nichols) faces the immediate consequences of Alec's (Erik Knudsen) betrayal at the end of Season 2 when he disappeared in a flash of light with the time travel device Kiera hoped might send her home. Alec's impulsive decision sets in motion a chain of events which pushes Kiera into a shocking alliance with a former enemy. Kiera must also contend with a newly strategic Liver8, and a growing darkness in her police partner, Carlos (Victor Webster). Ultimately, all roads lead to young Alec, whose genius has never been more tested. And his choices force Kiera - and everyone to examine all they hold dear.
WWE - WWE: Survivor Series 2014

WWE - WWE: Survivor Series 2014

New DVD: $19.93   $16.93
The 2014 edition of the annual WWE event known as The Survivor Series is toplined by an elimination tag team match between one squad led by John Cena, who brings his men against the conglomerate known as The Authority. The undercard includes a AJ Lee defending her Diva Championship belt against Nikki Bella and many other matches.
Dominion [TV Series] - Dominion: Season One

Dominion [TV Series] - Dominion: Season One

New Blu-Ray: $59.98   $53.98
Dominion is an epic supernatural drama set in the near future. Specifically, 25 years after "The Extinction War," when an army of lower angels, assembled by the archangel Gabriel, waged war against mankind. The archangel Michael, turning against his own kind, chose to side with humanity. Rising out of the ashes of this long battle are newly fortified cities which protect human survivors. At the center of the series is the city of Vega, a glistening empire that has formed from the ruins of what was once Las Vegas.

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