Record stores seem like a dying breed these days, with stalwarts like Sound Fix, Bleecker Bob's and Kim's Music & Video all shutting their doors over the past few years. But those who are still dedicated to vinyl and purchasing music...Show More Summary
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One of the biggest heavy metal bands to this day is getting the audiophile treatment from Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab not once, but three times. 1982?s mammoth album Screaming For Vengeance will be mailed out from some stores today (Wednesday, July 23rd) so it’s your chance to hear the clarity of “Hellion/Electric Eye”, “Devil’s Child”, […]
Originally a Record Store Day exclusive, now available for all.
My vinyl kick is only getting worse as each day passes. I recently went to Chicago and, for the paltry price of $27, I came home with 14 records (I love used record stores). However, one of the more recent releases I picked up that I have trouble taking off my turntable is †††‘s fantastic […]
Every Day This Week I Have Walked Down To The Neighborhood Convenience Store To Purchase $6 Worth Of Local Papers (Philly, Delco And NYC) In Order To Capture A Picture Of What Is Going On In The Northeast.EVERY DAMNED DAY There Is No...Show More Summary
I was lucky in that I was able to snag a copy of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon on Record Store Day this year. It’s quickly become one of my favorite records to pop on when I’m doing things around the house, like cooking or cleaning. The driving synth-heavy music is obscene amounts of fun […]
After 19 years apart, the original members of the ’90s alt-pop hook-monsters Veruca Salt returned earlier this year to release a 10? Record Store Day single that sounds way stronger than anyone could’ve possibly guessed. The band already made a studio-footage video for the amazing A-side “The Museum Of Broken Relationships,” and now they’ve made [...]
The Twilight Sad at BV-SXSW 2012 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Scottish indie rockers The Twilight Sad reissued their 2007 debut album, Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters, in the UK on Record Store Day this year with bonus material. They're also...
Originally conceived in the UK, last year’s inaugural Cassette Store Day obviously didn’t have the same financial or cultural impact as its big brother, Record Store Day. Still, more than 28 shops — including Rough Trade in London — got involved by carrying around 50 limited-edition tape releases. Show More Summary
Apparently last year's Cassette Store Day events were considered a big enough success to stage it again. Scheduled for September 27th, Burger Records will coordinate activities in the U.S. while Kissability and Suplex Cassettes will handle biz in the UK and European Union. Show More Summary
Believe it or not, as we wade our way through the nuclear fallout of the digital music economy, there are still one or two stubborn record stores in 2014 who refuse to die. While the big-end-of-towners are faring worse than a T-rex in...Show More Summary
Eilon Paz focuses on old vinyl records and their owners: Iranian photographer, Eilon Paz takes photographs of over 130 vinyl connoisseurs and their collections in the most intimate of environments, their record store rooms. Paz, a record collector himself, thought it might might be interesting to explore the people around him whose record collections are both larger […]
Silva Screen Records released a wonderful 7? vinyl of select Terminator 2 tracks from composer Brad Fiedel‘s on Record Store Day this year and most locations sold out within minutes of their doors opening. But for those of you who missed out on the opportunity to pick one up you still have a chance! There […]
When not writing about music, I hold a day job at a record store in lower Manhattan, a pleasant profession that is heavy on downtime. “You have the best job ever, Chris,” people have said to me in passing. Little do they know that listening to music for 12 hours straight does something to a man. Show More Summary
“Jaja” is a track from Siriusmo that was put out by Monkeytown Records for Record Store Day this year, a copy of the track played at the incorrect speed has been doing the rounds on the internet. This is the correct version. (Is the track any good? Why yes of course it is, it’s bloody Siriusmo). [...]
Even if Tomas Barfod had only given us January’s Pulsing EP and his Record Store Day single with Gruff Rhys, 2014 would have been a banner year for the Danish producer, drummer, and DJ. But all that was merely preparation for Love Me, Barfod’s excellent full-length for Secretly Canadian. We’ve already heard the Nina K [...]
RECORD Store Day is a date for independent music shops in America and Britain to celebrate their existence and the music they sell. This year's festival, which took place in April, has been hailed as a watershed moment in the renaissance of vinyl. Show More Summary
Twangville fave Lydia Loveless just released a rocking new song called “Mile High.” Originally released on Record Store Day, the track is now getting a wider digital only release. It also features a cover of Kesha’s “Blind.” Loveless and crew are on tour with the Old 97?s and are playing in Boston tonight. Any guess […]
Listen to Lydia Loveless’ “Mile High,” the B-side from her Record Store Day 7?. Jon Caramanica of The New York Times gushes over Sturgill Simpson’s new record. American Songwriter is streaming Dark Was the Yearling, the new album from The Bones of J.R. Show More Summary