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VSQ's Black Friday Sale

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This Friday, November 29th through Monday, December 2nd, you can stock up on all your favorite VSQ tunes and get a little swag, too!

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Black Friday's Record Store Day: VSQ Performs Radiohead's In Rainbows Vinyl Release

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Specially for Record Store Day on November 29, VSQ is releasing Vitamin String Quartet Performs Radiohead’s In Rainbows on vinyl.

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Taking inspiration from Radiohead’s vivid compositions, Vitamin String Quartet Performs Radiohead’s In Rainbows explores the line between innovation and tradition, reverently transforming guitar masterpieces such as “Bodysnatchers” and “Weird Fishes/Arpeggi,” and lilting ballads like “Nude” and “House of Cards.” The vinyl version of this release includes a full-color sleeve, a download card and is exclusive to indie stores for six months. 

Find a participating store near you here.

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Students Pay Tribute To Choir Teacher with the Help of VSQ

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The 6th grade students of Rensselaer Central Middle School in Indiana used VSQ’s string rendition of Switchfoot’s “Dare You To Move” to tribute their choir teacher, Mrs. Davisson, for all of her hard work and dedication to musical education. Watch the heartwarming video below:

Hear more from The String Tribute to Switchfoot here

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Vitamin String Quartet Pumpkin Carving Contest

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Looking for a way to rep your favorite string quartet this Halloween? There’s no better way to share your love for VSQ than with our official pumpkin stencil!  

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Instructions: 1. Click the VSQ stencil above. 2. Print out on 8.5″ x 11″ paper. 3. Cut out the dark areas of the design with a blade or scissors. 4. With a wet cloth or spray bottle, wet the pattern on a hollowed pumpkin until it molds to the pumpkin’s form. 5.Using a pushpin, or a poker tool, make pinpoint marks along the design lines. Check to see you have transferred the design completely, then take the pattern off the pumpkin. 6. Using a carving saw, saw dot-to-dot using a gentle up and down motion. Carve gently. Share pictures of your VSQ pumpkins on our Facebook wall, on Twitter (@wearevsq) or tag us on Instagram (@vitaminstringquartet) with the hashtag #VSQCarvingContest and you could win a digital download of Blood-Curdling Strings! VSQ Pays Tribute to Horror Classics, a VSQ T-shirt, wristband and button! Our winner will be announced Monday, October 28th. 02729716182shirt-brown-final2013_8wristbutton P.S. We recommend you do all of your carving while listening to Vitamin String Quartet's Haunted Halloween Playlist . . . and, of course, that you do so safely!

Happy Carving!

 

 

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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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Attention, Lads and Lassies! St. Patrick’s Day is this Sunday and why not celebrate it with some Irish music, VSQ-style. We’ve put together a playlist of some of our favorite artists who hail fromIreland, including Snow Patrol, The Cranberries, and U2. Enjoy, and be sure to wear your green this weekend!

Check out the albums featured on our playlist below:

     

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VSQ’s Black Friday Sale Starts Today!

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Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving! Not to full to pick up some VSQ tunes though are you? Today kicks off our Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales. Now through Monday, all of Vitamin String Quartet’s physical CDs are available for 50% off! Yep, that means half off all of your VSQ favorites including tributes to Arcade Fire, Death Cab For Cutie, and more!

NOTE: Your discount will be automatically included at checkout.

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Check out some of our physical releases below:

     .        .          Arcade Fire                                           Death Cab For Cutie                                               Nirvana    . .                     Deftones                                         The Beatles                                         Radiohead

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Upcoming Black Friday/Cyber Monday Weekend Sale

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Weekend Sale! All of VSQ’s physical CD releases will be 50% off this Friday, November 23rd , through next Monday, November 26th. Yes, that means half off on VSQ tributes to Muse, Radiohead, Lady Gaga and many more. Start making your list to prepare for this limited time offer!

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It’s not too early to start browsing! Start shopping now!

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Happy Halloween from Vitamin String Quartet

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Happy Halloween, Everyone! To get into the spirit, we've gathered VSQ's most frightful and menacing renditions for our Haunted Halloween Playlist. Play it while you're preparing for your All Hallow's Eve festivities or put it on at tonight's Halloween gathering! Either way, these tunes are sure to coax out the things that go bump in the night and might even tempt the dead out of their graves. Muahhahahah!

Of course, our Haunted Halloween Playlist is also perfect to carve pumpkins to—namely with VSQ's official stencil!

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