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In Defense Of Record Store Day

If you're not doing anything else the evening of Friday, April 20, look in front of your closest independent record store. Go behind the store…
Glenn Peoples | April 19, 2018 - 1:58 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…
James Rettig | April 20, 2015 - 5:23 pm


Rejected By Record Store Day, Father/Daughter Details Its Compelling Faux Real II Comp

The problems with Record Store Day have been well-documented. What started out as an event to promote independent record stores is still that -- in…
James Rettig | February 11, 2015 - 11:54 am

More Record Store Day stories

Record Store Day Announces Black Friday 2018 Releases

Record Store Day: Hate it or love it, it continues to be a major semiannual event in the world of music retail. The RSD organization…
Chris DeVille | October 9, 2018 - 12:34 pm

Bruce Springsteen’s Greatest Hits Leads Biggest Record Store Day Yet

Record Store Day once again powered historic sales numbers for vinyl albums and singles in the US, according to Nielsen Music.
Keith Caulfield / Billboard | May 1, 2018 - 9:47 am

Brian Eno With Kevin Shields – “The Weight Of History”

Veteran sonic visionaries Brian Eno and Kevin Shields, two giants of perspective-altering modern music production, teamed up for a single called "Only Once Away My
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2018 - 10:19 am

Hear Mac DeMarco And Shamir’s Beat Happening Covers From Record Store Day 7″

Songbird Shamir and jangle-pop sweetheart Mac DeMarco teamed up to cover the formative '80s lo-fi indie band Beat Happening on an exclusive 7" for Record…
Julia Gray | April 22, 2018 - 3:38 pm

Numero Group Blasts Record Store Day: “The Only People Who Are Really Happy Are The Major Record Companies”

Smaller labels and organizations have been griping about the behemoth known as Record Store Day for a long while now. The latest to voice a…
James Rettig | April 16, 2018 - 5:37 pm

New Florence + The Machine Song “Sky Full Of Song” Out On Record Store Day

It looks like Florence + The Machine are releasing a new 7-inch for Record Store Day. A listing on the Dutch RSD website reveals the…
Peter Helman | March 11, 2018 - 6:15 pm

Record Store Day 2018 Will Bring New Songs From Kevin Shields & Brian Eno, Mac DeMarco, Dan Rossen, & More

Record Store Day is once again on the horizon, and the 2018 edition will feature the usual assortment of fresh songs and vinyl exclusives. Among…
James Rettig | March 6, 2018 - 5:35 pm

The National Releasing Boxer (Live In Brussels) For Record Store Day

While touring Europe last fall in support of Sleep Well Beast, the National surprised their audience in Brussels by performing their 2007 album Boxer in…
Chris DeVille | March 6, 2018 - 1:41 pm

Run The Jewels Are Your Record Store Day 2018 Ambassadors

Every year, the people behind Record Store Day pick one famous artist to help them advance the cause of getting people into brick-and-mortar stores to…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2018 - 10:39 am

Spacemen 3 Bassist Hopes Record Store Day Controversy Gets Band To Reconcile

For some time now, former Spacemen 3 bassist Pete Bain (aka. Pete Bassman) has accused the band's former manager, Gerald Palmer, of ripping them off.
Anna Gaca / Spin | May 5, 2017 - 6:55 pm

Sylvan Esso Stream New Album Following Record Store Day Scavenger Hunt

Sylvan Esso, the North Carolina electro-pop duo made up of singer Amelia Meath and producer Nick Sanborn, are officially releasing their sophomore album What Now
Peter Helman | April 22, 2017 - 5:13 pm

Goldie – “Inner City Life (Burial Remix)”

We last heard from the mysterious, beloved producer Burial last November, when he released two new tracks, "Young Death" and "Nightmarket," on the same 12"
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2017 - 10:10 am

Spiritualized & Sonic Boom Tell Fans Not To Buy Spacemen 3 Record Store Day Releases

Space Age Records will issue a limited run of Spacemen 3 LPs for Record Store Day 2017, including All The Fucked Children Of This World
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 20, 2017 - 12:24 pm

Balance And Composure – “Run From Me”

Balance And Composure released their third album, Light We Made, last year, and they've been releasing some leftovers from those recording sessions ever since. The…
James Rettig | April 20, 2017 - 10:12 am
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