Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Portland-based Casey Neill & The Norway Rats bring their unique fusion of rock, folk and punk to Skip's Records & CD World this evening for what promises to be a most raucous instore performance. Swing-by the store to catch this intimate performance and pick-up a copy of their latest, Good Bye to the Rank and File on CD before sliding over to their show at Sam Bond's Garage later tonight.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
We have a pair of tickets to Vampire Weekend to giveaway.The all ages show is September 1st at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene. We'll be doing the drawing August 31st, so drop by and enter to win!
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Saturday, June 26, 2010
Blue Giant, named after the brightest star in the galaxy, is the creation of Kevin and Anita Robinson, better known as Portland, Ore. indie-pop darlings Viva Voce. The Robinson’s new band features Chris Funk (The Decemberists), Evan Railton (Swords) and Seth Lorinczi (The Golden Bears). Produced by Kevin Robinson, Blue Giant will be released on July 13th.
On their self-titled debut, Blue Giant combines the traditional sounds of American music – country, bluegrass, and folk with driving, straight-ahead rock. The twelve tracks on the album, written by Kevin and Anita, showcase that versatility from the classic country feel of “Lonely Girl,” to the melodic guitars in “Clean The Clock,” to the mellow, deceptively simple “Gone For Good” which features Sleater-Kinney’s Corin Tucker.
Blue Giant will be playing live at CD WORLD on their tour of Northwest indie record stores on Saturday July 17th at 3pm and it's FREE!!!
Friday, June 11, 2010
DJ-Kicks started out in 1995 as a compilation of electronic DJ club-style mixes in the techno or house genres, with the then-novel twist of being targeted to a home listening audience. Soon afterwards, both the choice of compilers and the genres included were expanded: In addition to DJs, more and more producers (like Terranova), remixers (like Kruder & Dorfmeister), bands (like the Stereo MCs) and musicians (like Nicolette) compiled DJ-Kicks albums. The actual music began to vary wildly as well, ranging from Trüby Trio's downbeat jazz sound to Kemistry & Storm's aggressive drum and bass. Still, all contributions remain broadly within the electronic music genre.
At CD WORLD you'll find our entire selection of DJ Kicks comps on sale now in our techno section!
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Bearcub, better known as Kellen Holte, is most recognized as a prolific rock drummer, touring NW clubs with Facing Extinction, Of Mountains and Dead Fucking Serious, to name a few. His new approach is rooted in folk music that ranges from light as Kimya Dawson to heavy as Johnny Cash. Bearcub represents both ends of the spectrum with disarming candor on his solo debut. The song 'In Vain' reveals an introspective side which is explored further on the EP. Catch Bearcub live at CD WORLD on Sunday June 20th at 4pm FREE!
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
On Sunday June 13th at 12:30pm local favorites Floater will return to Eugene for a special free acoustic performance to celebrate the release of their new album "Wake"! The album isn't officially out until July 1st but we'll have it early for the day of the show exclusively at CD WORLD!
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Band of Horses and She and Him are playing Sunday May 30th in Bend and we have a pair of tickets to give away! Just drop by the store and enter to win. Drawing will be held May 27th. Don't need to be present to win.
Friday, May 7, 2010
Sick Puppies don't do things halfway, not when they're playing live in front of their rabid fans, nor when they tackled Tri-Polar, their second major label album for RMR/ Virgin/EMI and follow-up to Dressed Up As Life. When the Australian band decided to break through in the U.S., founding members, vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Shimon Moore and his high school classmate, bassist Emma Anzai, simply picked up and moved lock, stock and guitar amps to L.A., advertised for a drummer on Craig's List, and were soon joined by Orange County native Mark Goodwin. Catch Sick Puppies live at CD WORLD June 5th at 2pm FREE! We also have tickets for sale to their show later that night at the WOW Hall in Eugene!
Kaki King's childhood passions were the drums and Brit-pop, and she figured if she ever made it big it would be because of her skills behind the kit. However, her musical talents didn't stop there: she also played the guitar, and though she learned Beatles and Fleetwood Mac songbooks, she found herself drawn to the styles of Preston Reed and Michael Hedges. Catch Kaki King live at CD WORLD for free on Sunday May 16th at 2pm and pick up a copy of her latest release 'Junior' on sale! CD WORLD also has tickets for sale to her show later that night at the WOW Hall in Eugene!
Friday, March 26, 2010
Friday, March 19, 2010
The first thing you notice is that voice: deep and rich and warm, gorgeous, graceful, and somehow earthy and ethereal at once. Think Peggy Lee and Billie Holiday and Joni Mitchell, or, more recently, Diana Krall or Norah Jones. For over 10 years, Eugene native Halie Loren has developed a style in singing and songwriting that is familiar yet totally her own. Her new album shows Halie at her best, in front of a live audience. From great originals (Free to be Loved, They Oughta Write a Song) to interpretations of rock classics, (Sunny Afternoon, Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For), Halie Loren proves that her voice is certainly a must hear voice of the new decade.
Halie Loren's national debut "Stages" is on sale now at CD WORLD for only 9.99!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
1. GORILLAZ--Plastic Beach SALE PRICED $10.99 (DELUXE VERSION ONLY $19.99)
Plastic Beach unites a huge list of guests, creating yet another well-crafted and dance-friendly set of songs. The songs demonstrate a genre-bending collection of glitchy club beats and hip-hop grooves, augmented by brass, glitzy synthesizers and Asian- and Arabic-tinged orchestral harmonies. -NPR
2. BROKEN BELLS--Broken Bells SALE PRICED $11.99 (DELUXE VERSION ONLY $43.99)
Also available today are new releases by: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Ben Harper, The Chieftans/Ry Cooder, Pavement, Liars, The Knife, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Ludacris, and SO MUCH MORE!
Thursday, March 4, 2010
Every Time I Die is at the WOW Hall on March 27th and we have a pair of tickets to give away! Drop by the store anytime up until March 25th and enter to win. Drawing will be held March 26th. Don't need to be present to win.
Check out www.wowhall.org for more information about more shows coming to Eugene!
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Ok, so it's not every day that you get a phone call at work telling you a bona fide punk rock LEGEND wants to come by and play a free show at your store. Well, it happened today and we are totally geeked to announce THE Exene Cervenka of the seminal punk band X will be here on April 18th (the day AFTER Record Store Day 2010) to play a free show at 5pm. How cool is that?
For more info check out www.gotocdworld.com or call 541-683-6902.
Hailing from Portland via Chicago, Sassparilla are fast becoming a live favorite in the Eugene area. Sassparilla descibe themselves as 'insurgent blues' and perform with the intensity and spontaneity of street musicians from another era. Drop by CD WORLD Saturday March 13th at 5pm and get a free preview performance before they go on at Sam Bond's Garage later that night!
For more information check out www.gotocdworld.com or call 541-683-6902!
Friday, February 26, 2010
MOST PEOPLE LIKE THE GORILLAZ. THEY ARE ONE OF MY FAVORITES AND PROBABLY ONE OF YOURS, TOO.
Snoop Dogg? Bobby Womack? The Lebanese National Orchestra for Oriental Arabic Music? Yes, please!
March 9th can't come soon enough. Pick up the new Gorillaz from our store for CHEAP.
You can shop us online at www.gotocdworld.com. We're located at 3215 West 11th Avenue. Our phone number is 541-683-6902.
Thursday, February 25, 2010
with special guest These United States opening, will play the
Historic McDonald Theatre on
Thursday, March 4, 2010
Check out www.mcdonaldtheatre.com for more great shows coming to town!
Stop by CD WORLD before Sunday February 28th and enter to win 1 pair of guest lists spots!
Check out our site www.gotocdworld.com
3215 West 11th Avenue
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
American VI is deeply elegiac and spiritual, with each song its own piece of the puzzle of life's mysteries and challenges - the pursuit of salvation, the importance of friendships, the dream of peace, the power of faith, and the joys and adversities that entail simple survival. It is an achingly personal and intimate statement, as, from the end of the line, Johnny Cash looks back on a most extraordinary life.
Sale priced at only $9.99 for a limited time.
We also remind you to wear black for Johnny on Friday, February 26. It's Johnny Cash's 78th birthday. Pay your respects to the man who gave his voice to the poor and beaten-down. Wear black.
Sunday, February 21, 2010
Saturday, February 20, 2010
Just in, 4 classic Ween albums, re-issued on 180 gram. colored vinyl. If you missed-out on their Limited Edition vinyl box-set last fall then now is your chance to purchase each album individually.
Out-now and in-stock:
1994's Chocolate and Cheese, the album (and album cover) that firmly embedded their name in every college-age boy's mind for life.
1996's outrageous dive into Country and Western music, 12 Golden Country Hits.
1997's The Mollusk, perhaps the highlight of their already impressive catalog.
2000's White Pepper, continues Ween's quest to prove that they can cover just about any style of music with impeccable wit and accuracy.
Check out www.gotocdworld.com or call 541-683-6902.
Listen to samples here: http://www.myspace.com/dblplusgood
For more info check out www.gotocdworld.com or
Friday, February 19, 2010
For more info or to reserve yours check out www.gotocdworld.com
Or call 541-683-6902.
Chris Kokesh is a songwriter with an eye for the hard detail, the grit and dirt of real life. A renowned fiddler and singer, Chris has been touring festival stages with Northwest folk stars Misty River for years. Back stage and back home, she has been developing her own songwriting voice and guitar chops. Chris will be performing live at CD WORLD on Friday February 19th at Noon to promote her new solo CD 'October Valentine'.
For more information go to www.gotocdworld.com or call 541-683-6902.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Recorded during Jimi Hendrix's final studio sessions, "Valleys Of Neptune" was never commercially released. Now it is being released to announce the compilation album of the same name out March 9th, which includes 12 tracks of previously unreleased material left by the guitar icon.
Jimi Hendrix Valleys Of Neptune Track Listing
1A. Valleys of Neptune
1B. Cat Talking To Me (Non-Album Track)
Check out www.gotocdworld.com to buy yours or reserve for in-store pick-up!
Also, Valleys of Neptune full length is available now to pre-order!
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
FOR A LIMITED TIME: Pick up a copy of Preservation: An Album To Benefit Preservation Hall & The Preservation Hall Music Outreach Program and score a peice of genuine N'Awlins King Cake and some super sweet beads, courtesy of the Preservation Hall crew!
Also on sale: Titles by many of the artists appearing on the Preservation Hall benefit album, including Steve Earle, Del McCoury Band, and My Morning Jacket!Over the last year, more than 20 of American music s most exciting artists traveled to Preservation Hall in New Orleans to collaborate with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band on classic New Orleans repertoire. The end result is a timeless and joyous celebration of New Orleans music. Proceeds from the sale of the project will benefit Preservation Hall and The Preservation Hall Music Outreach Program. Preservation Hall, located in the French Quarter just three blocks from the Mississippi River, remains the intimate venue it originally was when it opened in 1961 as a performance space dedicated to honoring, celebrating and perpetuating New Orleans jazz. Originally erected as a Spanish Tavern in the 1750s, Preservation Hall is a modest French Quarter structure. The building has no running water or air conditioning, and the only seating accommodations are six benches and a few cushions strewn about the worn wooden floor. Its raw and weather-beaten exterior remains unpainted. A half-century later, Preservation Hall continues to ensure the cultural legacy and the future of this beautiful tradition by allowing young and old to collaborate together. In the spirit of New Orleans, legendary and emerging artists donated their time to travel to New Orleans to record this special compilation album benefiting Preservation Hall and the Preservation Hall Music Outreach Program.
The complete roster of artists includes: Louis Armstrong, Andrew Bird, Terence Blanchard, Pete Seeger, Dr. John, Blind Boys of Alabama, Brandi Carlile, Cory Chisel, Ani DiFranco, Steve Earle, Merle Haggard, Richie Havens, Jason Isbell, Jim James, Angelique Kidjo, Amy LaVere, Anita Briem, Del McCoury, Buddy Miller, Paolo Nutini, and Tom Waits.
Pick up this album today for just $10.99 standard and $15.99 deluxe. Help preserve Preservation Hall, a true national treasure.
Check out pics of our Preservation Hall display and decadent King Cake:
Have a happy lent everyone, au revoir!