Category Archives: Record Store Day

The Head and The Heart on Record Store Day

Having just returned the day before from their first tour of Europe, Seattle band The Head and the Heart celebrated their album release on Record Store Day with two full 10-song sets free to fans at Sonic Boom and Easy Street Record. Fans lined up and filled both locations to capacity, eager to see ourRead more…

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Record Store Day 2011: A KEXP User’s Guide

This Saturday, April 16, will mark the 4th annual national Record Store Day. Music fans all over the country won’t even think about accessing their iTunes music store, instead opting to gather in their local music dispensaries to celebrate the dispensaries themselves and the bounty of compressed, grooved vinyl that they make available to theRead more…

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Record Store Day performances this Saturday!

by Jonathan Hamilton Some time over the last four years you have probably heard about Record Store Day, a “holiday” that was created to encourage the music buying public to enter an actual physical independently owned record store. Yes, actual physical independently owned record stores still exist! This Saturday, April 16, not only will youRead more…

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Coming Soon: Record Store Day 2011

If you’re a fan of music, then you’ve heard of Record Store Day, the annual sale that celebrates independent record stores by offering markdowns of most prices, and exclusive or rare vinyl. Time to mark your calendars, because this year’s Record Store Day is slated for Saturday, April 16th, and the event’s UK website hasRead more…

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It’s Record Store Day tomorrow!

It’s hard to believe Record Store Day is only in its third year — the event has been so fully embraced by fans and musicians alike, and has exploded into such a huge nationwide celebration! Back in 2007, an indie record store clerk in New England named Chris Brown had the brainstorm to start “RecordRead more…

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