Category Archives: Record Store Day

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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Record Store Day 2013 Shopping Preview

It didn’t take long for the third Saturday in April to become the highlight of every music lover’s spring, and this year’s Record Store Day lineup is sure to be another memorable year for vinyl’s national holiday. On April 20th, music fans everywhere will wake up early and flock to their favorite local record storeRead more…

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Record Store Day Black Friday 2012 Preview

The day after Thanksgiving, while the masses are lining up early for blockbuster sales, tying Christmas trees to their car roofs, or kicking back at home and watching football, you’ve got only one place you need to be: your favorite record store. Tomorrow is Record Store Day Black Friday, a day to support record stores,Read more…

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Record Store Day 2012: Reignwolf & The Young Evils @ Easy Street Records West Seattle 4/21

“The cops are on OUR side tonight!” — Matt Vaughan, owner of Easy Street Records, 9:26pm, 4/21/12. Easy Street Records owner Matt Vaughan and legendary rock photographer Lance Mercer (peruse his body of work on his website here) have a special kinship with Record Store Day and local music in general.  That kinship came fullRead more…

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Record Store Day 2012: The Top Vinyl Releases

Earlier in our coverage of Record Store Day 2012, KEXP has covered both the full list of record exclusives and live events around Seattle; however, amidst the many, many special releases available this weekend, we’ve highlighted the vinyl releases that we’re super excited about. Arcade Fire – “Sprawl II” (Mountains Beyond Mountains)  Courtesy of MergeRead more…

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Bonus Song of the Day: Shabazz Palaces – Bop Hard (RSD exclusive)

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists.  Today’s bonus selection,”Bop Hard,” by Shabazz Palaces,Read more…

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