Record Store Day
A longtime country music fan, Elvis Costello has taken his appreciation a step further by remixing a previously ‘lost’ Cash song, “She Used to Love Me a Lot.”
Also: the 2013 MusiCares Springsteen tribute is coming to DVD and Blu-ray.
Jack White was selected as the official ambassador of Record Store Day in 2013, this year it’s the co-founder of a legendary rap group. Chuck D from Public Enemy will be the official ambassador for Record Store Day on Saturday, April 19th. Record Store Day takes place every year inside independent record shops across the world to celebrate the culture of record stores by having in-store performances and special limited edition releases.
Here’s your early look at this year’s exclusive vinyl releases! Black Friday is usually known amongst retail shopping fans as the day to shop. With massive details on everything from TV’s to dishwashers there seems […]
Black Friday is almost here, the day that formally begins our descent into holiday madness.
The minds behind Record Store Day have bridged the gap between the April celebration of indepedent record stores and Black Friday by giving Black Friday the Record Store Day treatment. Each Record Store Day , exclusive and hard to find music releases are distributed to record stores throughout the world. Much of the distribution is decided by random so there’s no guarantee that a store, a city, or even a state will recieve a copy of a RSD release.
U2 will release the song as a limited edition 10″ single.
On Record Store Day you could pick up a vinyl copy of The White Stripes Elephant album. Now, to celebrate the 10th anniversary they are releasing it to all outlets. It’s mastered from the original […]
This year, an unexpected 12″ release from Canadian electronic duo Boards of Canada fetched an incredible $5,700 at the end of an auction that brought in 75 bids. It gets better, the “12 was 20 seconds long and featured a 6 digit code being read over ambient music. The code would later be found out to be part of a password that granted access to a video announcing a new album from the duo.
Sales figures are coming in from this past weekend and things looked pretty good for local record shops. 244,000 vinyl LPs were sold in the week ending April 21, according to Neilsen SoundScan. In a […]
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