Category Archives: Record Store Day

Record Store Day Black Friday 2015 Preview

It’s time get out of bed and work off those Turkey Day tummies – today, Friday, November 27th is Record Store Day Black Friday, and just like the usual annual Record Store Day in April, it’s your chance to score some exclusive, limited-edition releases at independent retailers! KEXP spotlights some of our highlights below, butRead more…

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Record Store Day 2015: KEXP DJ & Staff Picks, Part Two

It’s Record Store Day Eve, so get to bed early so you can wake up and get in line at your favorite neighborhood store! Many KEXP DJs and staff will be in line, too, hoping to get some of the items below. (Part one of their lists is posted here, and DJ Kevin Cole sharesRead more…

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Record Store Day 2015: KEXP DJ & Staff Picks, Part One

This Saturday, April 18th is Record Store Day, and KEXP staff and DJs are eagerly awaiting their chance to grab their faves! Check out their wish lists below, and you can also see DJ Kevin Cole’s list here. Speaking of the Kevster, all week long on The Afternoon Show, he’ll be joined by guests fromRead more…

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Record Store Day 2015: DJ Kevin Cole’s Picks

One of my favorite days of the year is fast approaching — Record Store Day, an international holiday for record collectors and music lovers! A day to celebrate the role of the independent record store in the community, as a gathering space to discover, share, and experience the joy of music and community! And toRead more…

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Record Store Day 2015: Events Around Seattle

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Record Store Day! Now in its eighth year, this annual event to acknowledge your local independent record shop has become a colossal celebration, now organized in partnership with the Alliance of Independent Media Stores (AIMS) and the Coalition of Independent Music Stores (CIMS). Local luminary Dave GrohlRead more…

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Record Store Day Black Friday 2014 Preview

This Friday, November 29th, is Black Friday, and there’s nothing more pleasing than the rich grooves of black vinyl that you can score at record stores this week Record Store Day Black Friday! Just like the annual Record Store Day event in April, this Friday, you can score some exclusive, limited-edition releases at your localRead more…

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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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