Category Archives: Record Store Day

Record Store Day 2014: Events Around Seattle

Vinyl aficionados, our holiday cometh: Record Store Day! The third Saturday of April approaches, and anticipation among record collectors is palpable in Seattle. Independent record stores in Seattle are hunkering down for the hoards and stocking up on special releases. Here’s what you can expect at your favorite stores around town. Easy Street Records: TheRead more...

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Record Store Day 2014: KEXP DJ Picks

GET OUT OF THEIR WAY! This Saturday, April 19th is the seventh annual Record Store Day, and KEXP DJs are planning their attack! Record labels are planning special vinyl and CD releases for the day to help celebrate independently-owned record stores around the world. What’s on your shopping list this year? KEXP DJs share theirRead more...

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Record Store Day 2014: DJ Kevin Cole’s Picks

This Saturday’s Record Store Day will be kind of like the Easter egg hunt for me and my fellow music lovers and record collecting geeks. We’ll gleefully race down the aisles in search of that colorful surprise and treat. And, this year there are plenty of goodies — rarities, long out-of-print re-issues, first-time releases, coloredRead more...

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KEXP Q&A: Patrick Fitzgerald of Kitchens of Distinction on Record Store Day, KEXP In-Studios, and Why Radio Still Matters

In the wake of their 2013 full-length Folly, the first new album from Kitchens of Distinction in 19 years, the UK trio celebrates Record Store Day with the limited-edition 10-inch single “Extravagance,” featuring two B-sides culled from the band’s KEXP in-studio session last year. I asked Patrick Fitzgerald of Kitchens of Distinction to tell meRead more...

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Sub Pop and KEXP Announce Mudhoney Space Needle 12″ for Record Store Day

Once again, Sub Pop and KEXP are teaming up to present a very special Record Store Day release! In 2012, we offered the now out-of-print and highly-coveted Shabazz Palaces: Live at KEXP EP. And, now, in 2014, we will offer: Mudhoney On Top: KEXP Presents Mudhoney Live on Top of the Space Needle LP.

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Record Store Day Black Friday 2013 Preview

Black Friday ain’t just for electronics anymore: music lovers will want to drag their gravy-filled selves outta bed bright-and-early this Friday, November 29th thanks to Record Store Day Black Friday, part of the international initiative towards supporting independent record stores. And they’ll make it worth your while with tons of exclusive, limited edition releases. WeRead more...

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All I Want for Record Store Day Is...

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 20th, is Record Store Day. Across the nation, droves of rabid music fans will swarm the remaining brick and mortar music retailers, drawn by the lure of in-store performances, special sales and, most importantly, limited-edition collectibles too numerous to count. My head swims as I survey the list of myriad goodies mintedRead more...

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Record Store Day In-Store Performances

Don’t forget, this Saturday, April 20, is Record Store Day, and among the many exclusive LPs, EPs and singles you’ll be able to purchase on vinyl, you’ll also be able to attend free in-store performances at hundreds of record stores around the country. You can find a list of Record Store Day performances here, butRead more...

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Record Store Day with Stevie Zoom and DJ Assistant Jon Hamilton

They’re making a list, and checking it twice -- no, not Santa Claus, the KEXP DJs! Record Store Day is coming up on Saturday, April 20th, and our DJs are more excited than a kid on Christmas morning. Yesterday, DJ Kevin Cole shared his wishlist and shopping tips, and today we have a chat withRead more...

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Record Store Day with Kevin Cole

This Saturday, April 20th, is Record Store Day, which has become like a national holiday for me and my fellow music lovers and record collecting geeks. It’s an annual event to celebrate independent record stores — and tons of artists contribute cool, one-of-a-kind, limited edition releases that are available only on this day. If fact,Read more...

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