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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


The 10 Most Anticipated Record Store Day 2013 Releases

It's that time of the year again, everybody! The best holiday of the year (yes, better than National Ferris Wheel Day AND Leif Erikson Day)…
Miles Bowe | April 16, 2013 - 1:03 pm

More Record Store Day stories

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

Record Store Day Turns 10, And There Are More Shops To Celebrate It

Record stores have not only survived the onslaught of pirated music, digital downloads and online streaming services. They're now growing in numbers. Several…
David Sharp / Associated Press | April 19, 2017 - 5:38 pm

Preview U2’s “Red Hill Mining Town (2017 Mix)”

U2's The Joshua Tree is getting a collector's edition and tour in honor of its 30th anniversary. A few of the album's tracks also are…
James Rettig | March 21, 2017 - 4:24 pm

Record Store Day Announces 2017 Release List

Record Store Day is looming once again, and today the organization has released the full list of 2017 exclusives. They include a Smiths 7" featuring…
James Rettig | March 21, 2017 - 2:35 pm

The War On Drugs Releasing New Single “Thinking Of A Place” On Record Store Day

Following the release of 2014's excellent Lost In The Dream, Philly rockers the War On Drugs signed a two-album deal with Atlantic Records. Now, after…
Pranav Trewn | March 21, 2017 - 2:18 pm

St. Vincent Becomes This Year’s Record Store Day Ambassador With A Very Silly Video

St. Vincent is going to be Record Store Day's 2017 celebrity ambassador, a role previously occupied by Metallica in 2016 and Dave Grohl in 2015.
James Rettig | February 10, 2017 - 11:14 am

Record Store Day Announces My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Vinyl

Good news! Fans of My Little Pony and Record Store Day have found common ground. Billboard reports that the children's show has teamed up with…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 21, 2016 - 1:45 pm
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