Nine Places to Celebrate Record Store Day

Nine Places to Celebrate Record Store Day

But, the owners stress, what's more important is that this day will be "a toast to original music and its roots - the humble record store - a place where people's love of music is often created, stirred and nurtured". "It's a really big deal to music lovers".

But streaming services have become a huge part of the music distribution market, and some people, like Valencia student Maranda Mesman, 22, prefer streaming music than buying a vinyl record.

Record Store Day celebrates the unique culture of independent record shops, and is celebrated by more than 200 shops across the UK.

Even HopCat joined in on the Record Store Day celebration. Although the event began in the United States, Record Store Day has official worldwide organizers in the United Kingdom, Italy, Australia, Ireland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Mexico, Japan and Spain.

More than 450 titles are being released this year.

Beginning on Record Store Day, the folks at Friendly Records in Bristol have decided to make it "Record Store Weekend" with live performances from Snails, Alex Lipinski and Olive Haigh.

The vinyl record, it's not just for parents and grandparents anymore as record sales and the independent record store have had a resurgence in popularity in the last decade. Visiting a record store is a fun experience where people can hold something in their hands.

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"I probably order from eight or nine different suppliers (for Record Store Day) from Canada, the US and the United Kingdom that all have different exclusives", Marsh said, "and they all carry really interesting, unique stuff on their own".

The collaboration is immortalized in the limited-edition Going Underground/Tiki-Ko T-shirts, tote bags and 18-by-24-inch silkscreen prints with a design by artist El Oms only available Saturday.

Phish "Billy Breathes", the classic from 1996 on vinyl for the first time. Re-Animated Records in La Mesa will open at 7 a.m. with free food and drinks and a big 20 percent off sale.

The city's two record stores are expecting music fans to be lined up early this morning to get the first crack at exclusive vinyl records released on Record Store Day. "All of my favorite artists release vinyls every time they put out new music, and I have bought a turntable for those records".

Pink Floyd's debut album "Piper at the Gates of Dawn", reissued in mono.

Bruce Springsteen. Long out of print on vinyl, the 1995 Greatest Hits' release - with songs such as Born To Run, Born In The U.S.A.

Arielle Stevenson brought her Hello Darlin' mobile record shop to Green Bench Brewing in St. Petersburg for a Record Store Day pop-up on April 21, 2018.

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