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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

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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

Record Store Day Black Friday 2016 List Revealed

In addition to the annual Record Store Day that takes place in April, the organization behind the event has been throwing a smaller iteration of…
James Rettig | October 25, 2016 - 5:38 pm

Watch Metallica’s Full Record Store Day Set At Berkeley’s Rasputin Music

Metallica were this year's official Record Store Ambassadors, and they spent the actual RSD the same way previous ambassadors the Foo Fighters did: They played…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2016 - 9:10 am

Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions – “Isn’t It True” & “She’s In The Wall”

Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions -- the dream pop project comprising Mazzy Star's Sandoval and My Bloody Valentine's Colm Ó Cíosóig -- released a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 18, 2016 - 11:35 am

Hear Beach Slang, Thou, Rob Crow, & More Cover Nirvana On New Bleach Tribute

Every year for the past couple of years, Richmond punk/metal label Robot Empire have put out Nirvana tribute albums for Record Store Day. The project…
Peter Helman | April 17, 2016 - 6:54 pm
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