Taken from a forthcoming bonus 7-inch exclusive to record stores.
Chicago garage rock revivalists and Band To Watch alums Twin Peaks have a new album called Down In Heaven out next month, and in an effort to support independent record stores, they’re releasing a version of the LP with a bonus 7? at indie shops only. A message from the band about this: Our new […]
Every Friday, dozens of new records are released into the wild. Some make big splashes, and others sink almost immediately. For most music consumers, it’s almost too much information, and save for those precious few who spend their hours glued to reviews sites and release calendars, it’s hard to know what’s coming out when. Show More Summary
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% [...]
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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.
What's popular? These articles for a start. Here we visit Led Zeppelin's ongoing plagiarism woes, check in on how 2016's Record Store Day went, review the best times to post on Facebook and Twitter, and much more. Led Zeppelin Stairway To Heaven Plagiarism Case Heads To Jury Trial Record Store...
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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 »
Privacy International won a lawsuit forcing the UK government to publish thousands of pages of records on the use of "Bulk Personal Datasets" by the spy agencies GCHQ, MI5 and MI6. (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.…
This past Saturday, the ecclectic Kent, Ohio based label and record store to the stars, Experimedia, hosted a small group of underground sound manglers at their headquarters for an afternoon of live music. If you weren’t there, you missed out. Show More Summary