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 an in-store set at a real live record store. In Metallica’s case, it was Berkeley’s Rasputin Music, which must be the smallest venue the band has played since, like, 1982. […]
(Photo by Abigail Keenan) Who says the independent record store is dead?Record Store Day 2016 took place close to two weeks ago, and now that the numbers are in via Nielsen, it is clear that the annual event was a smashing success. Album sales at independent record stores grew by 130% [...]
Metallica played a special old-school set at a San Francisco area record store earlier this month on Record Store Day, marking their roles as Record Store Day Ambassadors. The gig also coincided with the release of reissued editions of their first two records. The band's song selection for the Rasputin Music...
New York-based Gryffin (Dan Griffith) has just released a fantastic new remix of CHVRCHES‘ “Clearest Blue”. The remix appeared alongside many others on the CHVRCHES remix EP, which came out on record store day. Listen below: Posted by @adamahaha
Now that Coachella and Record Store Day have come and gone, it’s time again for another installment and playlist of Fresh Tracks, featuring talented indie […] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe
To Be Young - Andrew Kidman & The Windy Hills from Andrew Kidman on Vimeo. A reminder- we have the US exclusive on these utterly fine soundtrack albums, and in a very zeitgeist Record Store Day manner, there's vinyl as well as CD. 'Spirit...Show More Summary
Metallica’s journey as a band has been a long one – more than 30 years long – so when they returned to where it all started only days ago, it was quite the event. Metallica rocked California’s independent record store, Rasputin’s, on April 16th as part of Record Store Day 2016. Show More Summary
Days before his death, the Purple One visited Minneapolis' Electric Fetus Records.
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The last music purchases Prince made were eminently cool, of course. On Saturday, the late musician visited the Electric Fetus in Minneapolis in support of Record Store Day. Here are the six CDs he bought: 1. Stevie Wonder, Talking Book 2. Chambers Brothers, The Time Has Come 3. Joni Mitchell, Hejira ... More »
Three local shops on the different ways to approach selling vinyl. This past Saturday, vinyl-heads around the world could be found sifting through bins of discounted records for Record Store Day 2016. Toronto’s record stores celebrated the annual event with a combination of in-store sales and performances. Show More Summary
LA’s Big Wild just released a new remix of CHVRCHES‘ “Empty Threat”, which appeared on the limited edition Record Store Day vinyl release, ‘Every Open Eye The Remixes’. Listen below: Posted by @adamahaha
While shopping at Criminal Records on a recent afternoon, Atlanta-based artist Savana Ogburn lamented the fact that she was considering going to prom instead of Record Store Day.…
In honor of Record Store Day, I got on the phone with Russ Solomon, who founded Tower Records in the early 1960s — the late-great chain was also the subject last fall of a terrific documentary by Colin Hanks called "All Things Must Pass."...Show More Summary
How did your your Record Store Day 2106 purchases stack up against the rest of the country? This year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens “March of the Resistance” was the top selling album on Record Store Day, while Double-Sided by twenty one pilots was the top selling single. Here is...
The Story Of Record Store Day 2016 - Still The Biggest Day In The Vinyl Calendar
Former Mazzy Star frontwoman Hope Sandoval fronts a band called Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions, which features My Bloody Valentine drummer Colm Ó Cíosóig. For Record Store Day, they released a new single called "Isn't It True." Now, that song has been released with a new music video. Show More Summary
Kanye West's The Life of Pablo hasn't been officially released on vinyl, but on Saturday during Record Store Day, vinyl copies of the album were reportedly sold in record stores, Fader reports. Photos of the album that surfaced on social...Show More Summary
Record Store Day was littered with convincing fakes.