Fables of the Reconstruction 25th Anniversary

R.E.M. celebrates the quarter century b-day of their third album with a bonus feature-packed reissue

Putting opinions on reunion tours (and the entire fate of rock) aside, a good reissue makes the perfect excuse to revisit an old favorite or get into it for the first time—and gives die-hard fans something new to obsess about. Fables of the Reconstruction, digitally remasters the original 1985 R.E.M. release, pairing it with 14 previously-unreleased demos (including the debut of “Throw Those Trolls Away”) …

Beatles Stereo Box Set and Vox Amp Giveaway

The Beatles stereo box set, an expertly remastered collection of every Beatles song ever made, has audiophiles and Beatles fans equally excited. A massive undertaking, the sixteen-disc collection includes extremely cleaned-up editions, leading All Things Considered host Bob Boilen to say "it's like watching your favorite movie in HD for the first time." While EMI also released a mono version, the crystal-clear stereo tracks offer …

Deth Killers: Dez Kiraz Volume One

From a group of New York-centric, apocalyptic outlaws comes Des Kiraz Volume One—a range of limited edition tees created in collaboration with seriously talented science fiction artists and the aforementioned group of bandits known as the Deth Killers 2000. Rising from the ashes of the now defunct Innercity Raiders vs. Deth Killers of Bushwick label, Deth Killers 2000 continues the fine tailoring legacy with their …