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Watch Foo Fighters’ Mini-Doc About Record Store Day Gig In Small-Town Ohio

For Record Store Day this year, official RSD ambassador Dave Grohl and the rest of the Foo Fighters played a show at a small record store called the Record Connection in Niles, Ohio, just a short ways away from Grohl’s birthplace of Warren. The band has just shared a short documentary about the event, which… More »

By: James Rettig / May 18, 2015 - 8:31 pm

Record Store Day’s Best Seller Was A Cassette

Cassette tapes never went away. Sure, their function has changed in the almost four decades since the introduction of the Walkman, but tape culture is alive and well. They’re a cheap way for young bands and labels to put out a physical release and, with vinyl production so prohibitively expensive and time-consuming nowadays, it’s becoming… More »

By: James Rettig / April 23, 2015 - 11:32 am

Ryan Adams – “Come Pick Me Up” (Alternate Take) & “When The Rope Gets Tight”

Ryan Adams put out two previously unheard tracks for his Record Store Day exclusive 7-inch this year. One of them is an alternative version of his 2000 Heartbreaker track “Come Pick Me Up,” and the other is a new song “When The Rope Gets Tight,” which sounds like an early version of Jacksonville City Nights’… More »

By: James Rettig / April 20, 2015 - 6:06 pm

The 9 Most Expensive Record Store Day 2015 Flips On eBay

Another Record Store Day has come and gone, and now we get to sit back and watch the lucky few who managed to snag exclusive releases turn them around on eBay for much more than they originally paid. We looked at auctions that had at least one bid — meaning that they will more tha… More »

By: James Rettig / April 20, 2015 - 5:23 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder Join The Sonics At Record Store Day Show In Seattle

Eddie Vedder joined the Sonics for a song during their Record Store Day performance at Seattle’s Easy Street Records. He did “Leaving Here,” a track from the band’s new album This Is The Sonics, which is their first album of new songs in 48 years. The show also featured some other special guests from the… More »

By: James Rettig / April 19, 2015 - 3:42 pm

Foo Fighters – “Empty Handed” & “Kids In America” (Kim Wilde Cover)

For Record Store Day this year, Foo Fighters (and official RSD ambassador Dave Grohl) put out Songs From The Laundry Room, a 10″ that contains demo versions of two ’95 singles (“Alone + Easy Target” and “Big Me), a cover, and a previously unreleased song “Empty Handed.” The cover is of Kim Wilde’s iconic “Kid… More »

By: James Rettig / April 19, 2015 - 2:27 pm

Father John Misty – “Never Been A Woman”

A few days ago we heard “I Loved You, Honeybee,” the alternate title track to Father John Misty’s new album I Love You, Honeybear that served as the A-side to his heart-shaped exclusive Record Store Day release. Now, he’s the B-side to that release: a slow, folky ballad called “Never Been A Woman.” Listen below. More »

By: James Rettig / April 19, 2015 - 1:07 pm

Florence + The Machine – “As Far As I Could Get”

Florence + The Machine’s Record Store Day single has surfaced. It’s called “As Far As I Could Get,” and it was released on an exclusive 12-inch that also included How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful lead single “What Kind Of Man.” The new track will also be included on the deluxe edition of the album… More »

By: James Rettig / April 18, 2015 - 5:08 pm

Run The Jewels – “Bust No Moves” (Feat. SL Jones)

Run The Jewels have shared a new song for their Record Store Day exclusive 12″. It’s called “Bust No Moves” and features Arkansas rapper SL Jones and was produced by El-P and Little Shalimar. The RSD release also includes the RTJ bonus track “Pew Pew Pew,” RTJ2’s “Love Again” (which got left off the original… More »

By: James Rettig / April 18, 2015 - 2:24 pm

Stream Whatever Nevermind: A Tribute To Nirvana’s Nevermind

Robotic Empire has put together a second Nirvana tribute album for Record Store Day. The first one was released for last year’s RSD, and had various artists covering the entirety of In Utero. This year’s edition sees them tackling Nevermind with the cleverly titled Whatever Nevermind. Torche does “In Bloom,” Nothing does “Something In TheMore »

By: James Rettig / April 18, 2015 - 10:46 am

Future Islands – “The Chase”

Future Islands debuted their new Record Store Day exclusive single “The Chase” on Mary Anne Hobbs’ BBC Radio 6 show earlier today. They played the song live for the first time a few weeks back. The physical version of the 7-inch was recorded directly to vinyl at London’s Abbey Road studios, and will only be… More »

By: James Rettig / April 18, 2015 - 8:21 am

Blur – “My Terracotta Heart”

We’ve heard a bunch of songs from Blur’s new Magic Whip album already — “Go Out,” “There Are Too Many Of Us,” “Lonesome Street,” and a live debut of “Ong Ong” — and here’s another one to add to the pile: “My Terracotta Heart,” a lush new track that’s on the more contemplative side of… More »

By: James Rettig / April 17, 2015 - 7:27 pm

Father John Misty – “I Loved You, Honeybee”

Record Store Day is tomorrow, and to help boost awareness for the red heart-shaped 7″ from Father John Misty that will be available tomorrow, Sub Pop just released the audio. The alternate version of his latest album’s title track “I Love You, Honeybear” is cleverly re-named as “I Loved You, Honeybee.” It will be backed… More »

By: Caitlin White / April 17, 2015 - 5:46 pm

Foo Fighters Announce Tiny Record Store Day Show Near Ohio’s Dave Grohl Alley

Dave Grohl was born in Warren, Ohio, and the town has an alley named after him. (Last year, some villain defaced the amazingly cheesed-out Grohl mural there.) And as part of this weekend’s Record Store Day festivities, Grohl will be heading back home. Grohl is this year’s Record Store Day Ambassador, and his Foo Fighter… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 15, 2015 - 10:38 am

Third Man Details Extensive Record Store Day 2015 Plans

Jack White loves limited edition curios, so it’s unsurprising that his label takes Record Store Day very seriously — so seriously, in fact, that Third Man Records released three separate announcements stating what kind of very expensive and very inessential stuff they would be hocking for this year’s holiday. Remember the scene in Spring BreakersMore »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / April 14, 2015 - 5:17 pm

Check Out Stephen Hawking’s Record Store Day Single

Record Store Day is coming up this weekend, and if you’ve been paying attention to what kind of special limited-edition vinyl you can cop, then you know that there will be a lot of amusing inessentials to be found on those shelves. One of those amusing inessentials is a limited-edition 7″ featuring Stephen Hawking singing… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / April 13, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Singles Band Citizen Dick Is Getting An Official Release For Record Store Day

Citizen Dick, the fictional grunge band featured in Cameron Crowe’s 1992 film Singles, is getting a 7-inch release for Record Store Day. The vinyl will feature “Touch Me I’m Dick” — the full version of which surfaced a few years ago — on the A-side and an etching of a quote from the film o… More »

By: James Rettig / March 24, 2015 - 10:08 pm

Record Store Day Announces 2015 Release List

Record Store Day just announced its list of exclusive releases, and as usual, it includes a lot of noteworthy vinyl pressings as well as a few that you will see and think, “Why the hell would anyone ever think it necessary to own that on vinyl?” For example: the soundtrack to the first four seaso… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 10, 2015 - 4:54 pm

Johnny Marr – “I Feel You” (Depeche Mode Cover)

Johnny Marr has shared a recorded version of his cover of Depeche Mode’s 1993 track “I Feel You,” which he’s been playing on tour over the past year. He gives the Songs Of Faith And Devotion track a little bit of a punchier polish, but largely plays it straight. The song will be released o… More »

By: James Rettig / March 10, 2015 - 8:30 am

Dave Grohl Is This Year’s Record Store Day Ambassador

Record Store Day has become an obsession for certain consumers, musicians and industry folk who still really value the strongholds of independence that have managed to persist, although not everybody is a fan. Whether it be all the exclusive releases the event has fostered, or just nostalgia, it seems like there’s more focus on the… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 11, 2015 - 1:55 pm
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