Record Store Day
Picking up from last week’s Front to Back, Side to Side: Albums Best Enjoyed When Listened to from Start to Finish. (Part 1) - back at Tony’s in Brookfield, between 2 and 3am, reading over the […]
This Saturday is a national holiday for music geeks, especially music geeks with turntables, and honestly, to be taken seriously as a music dork you need at least one turntable in your home. Saturday is […]
In the late ‘70’s and early ‘80’s, record companies augmented their promotional largess with picture discs. Pictures would cover singles and LP’s, but these vinyl discs were still playable. Sometimes they would simply issue colored […]
A paraphrased convo with my dad: Me: “I’m having a tough time finding a record cleaning kit thing – the disc washer solution with the brush and cloth.” Dad: “Take the one you gave me […]
Record Store Day is this Saturday and since I have kept about 6,000 vinyl records ever, I thought I might share some of my favorite vinyl oddities. Some of these are hard to find. And as you peruse the racks of records this weekend, do me a favor. My particular white whale is a Commandy Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen album called “Hot Licks and Cold Steel.”
Record Store Day has become, to many, a holy day of obligation. Like Opening Day and St. Patrick’s Day, it’s a day to call in “sick” to work. The list of Record Store Day exclusive […]
Pitchfork has reported that Aussie synth-pop/dance-rockers Cut Copy have a previously unreleased song in the form of a 10″ single coming out on Record Store Day. 10″ records look and feel cool, but their unevenness […]
Are you a proud owner of an impressive record collection? Have that one special record you think is worth a lot? An extensive record collection is the coolest type of collection you can own. Maybe you have a record in your attic worth thousands and you don’t even know it yet. Here are of some of the rarest rock records out there, so next time you are at a garage sale might you discover a real treasure while browsing through someone’s old vinyl.
You know we love our vinyl here at XRT. Once again, we’re proud to announce the release of our Live from the Archives collection as a limited edition vinyl thanks to Tito’s Handmade Vodka America’s Original Craft Vodka.
Brace your wallets before you check out this list.