Although the event began in the United States, Record Store Day has official worldwide organizers in the United Kingdom, Italy, Australia, Ireland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Mexico, Japan and Spain. The records are allocated by distributors to stores around the country. You may have to stand in a few lines tomorrow, and elbow through a bunch of hipsters to get what you want, but it should all be worth it in the end.
This Record Store Day, East Nashville's neighborhood record shop, The Groove, is teaming up with ACME Radio to provide live performances and food trucks throughout the day in the stores "backyard". The day is going to be packed with specials, events and giveaways, with a secret special guest to be announced the day of. That tradition stuck, and in the years since, artists like Ozzy Osbourne and Iggy Pop have been record store day ambassadors. Saturday, all $1 records are 25 cents and $5 records are $2.50.
"It started as a group of independent record store owners who got together with this idea to help celebrate the record stores". Wax Trax will be carrying as many vinyl releases as it can cram on the shelves.
RSD is always full of special releases, and this year is no different.
"Stopping by on Record Store Day and seeing that place is gonna be a madhouse". Also available: the soundtrack to the 1991 film Rush, available for the first time on vinyl. The six songs include several from Isbell's time with the Drive-By Truckers and a cover of Van Morrison's Into the Mystic.
The bar is open until midnight today, with live music and records on sale until the bar closes.
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Black and Read 7821 Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada While Black and Read houses a number of books and games, the Arvada store also carries a wide selection of vinyl.
People who bring in a receipt from Twist & Shout Records showing that they purchased a record on Record Store Day, will get $3 off their first pint of 60 Minute IPA or SeaQuench Ale.
Wax Trax 638 East 13th Avenue The store, which opens at 9 a.m. on Record Store Day, recently posted on its Facebook page, "We like to think, since we have a record store, that every day is a record store day: That's over 14,000 record store days that we've had since November 1978".
Local stores have more than doubled the amount of special release LP's for the day and plan to sell out of a lot of them. With a cassette or CD, you can press play and walk away. There will be live bands and deals to be had throughout the store.