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Record Store Day

Record Store Day 2016: Local Deals and Events in Los Angeles, New York and More

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business

By Michael Galvis, Editor Record Store Day 2016 is April 16 and music hobbyists across the globe will be flocking to independent music stores to get...

Author Amanda Petrusich Documents the 78 RPM Record Collectors Who Are Saving Vintage Music From Being Lost

David Chiu | Posted 11.19.2015 | Arts
David Chiu

Petrusich -- who has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times and Pitchfork -- talks about the 78 RPM collectors and what drives them to search and pay for these hard-to-find records.

Can You Name Each Album Cover Painted On This Woman's Face?

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 04.22.2015 | Weird News

Spoiler alert: The best album in this collection is Nirvana's "Nevermind." East London musician and artist Natalie Sharp, 33, painted the covers of...

The Record Shop, Episode #3, "The Dean Martin Record"

Stuart Gunter | Posted 03.04.2015 | Arts
Stuart Gunter

"The Shop follows the day-to-day life of Louis, its one and only clerk. His daily interactions with the regular and one-time customers often resembles...

The Record Shop, Episode #2: "Vinyl"

Stuart Gunter | Posted 04.28.2015 | Arts
Stuart Gunter

Lewis, sitting at counter, reading Ulysses. Customer walks in, wearing jeans, t-shirt and a knit hat.

Discussion with Sub Pop Founder Bruce Pavitt

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.01.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

Eleven years before the release of Nirvana's juggernaut Nevermind during the apex of glam metal, Sub Pop Records was a fledgling Xerox-and-X-Acto-knife-produced fanzine that championed local music scenes across the country.

From User to Dealer: A Vinyl Junkie Goes Pro... Sort of

Dave Tomar | Posted 09.28.2014 | Entertainment
Dave Tomar

In a lot of ways, used record stores are like the perfect combination of museum and gift shop, a place where you can actually take home the artifacts. Maybe that experience is one reason that vinyl is culturally relevant again.

Pixies Release Secret Song For Record Store Day

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment

The Pixies released their first album, "Indy Cindy," in 23 years yesterday, April 19, on Record Store Day. While the LP is actually a collection of so...

Emo Legends Release First Song In 14 Years

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment

After splitting in 2000, emo-rock legends Sunny Day Real Estate reunited in 2009 for a tour, and attempted to write a new album. Unfortunately, the se...

Inside The World's Ongoing Obsession With Vinyl Records

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts

April 19 marks the eighth annual Record Store Day, which celebrates independently-owned music sellers. This musical day falls on the heels of a hi...

What's Your Story?

Stuart Gunter | Posted 06.14.2014 | Entertainment
Stuart Gunter

So, Chris, what's your story? I'm an auricular raconteur and sonic archeologist. I listen to old 78s that were recorded before our parents were born,...

Steve Earle Takes The Low Highway to the Mile-High City

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Steve Earle was celebrating in Denver on Saturday night, and it had nothing to do with the Mile-High puff daddies hanging out near Colfax Avenue just ...

PHOTOS: Record Store Day 2013 In Chicago

Posted 04.21.2013 | Chicago

Record collectors in Chicago on Saturday crowded into local shops who were among the 1,000 nationwide participating in Record Store Day. In search ...

Jack White Goes Vintage

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment

By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE, April 20 (Reuters) - Rock musician Jack White celebrated Record Store Day on Saturday by giving customers a ...

Happy Record Store Day!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

Just in time for Record Store Day, Jack White's independent label, Third Man Records, has rolled out a vintage party trick for music lovers in the Nas...

LINE-UP: Who's Playing Sweatstock Today

Posted 04.20.2013 | Miami

Consider today -- Record Store Day -- your crib sheet for the best of the best in South Florida local music. Sweat Records is holding their annual...

Kim Bellware

Chicago Record Store Day 2013 Last-Minute Must-Have Guide | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.19.2013 | Chicago

After what could universally be agreed upon as one terrible, terrible week, Record Store Day returns Saturday to the delight of vinyl lovers nationwid...

Animal Collective's Guggenheim Music Now Available

Posted 04.23.2012 | Home

On Record Store Day this year, massive amounts of incredible music were released on vinyl exclusively for the occasion. Among the hundreds of limited ...

Our Record Store Day Playlist

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 04.21.2012 | Home

Record Store Day is our favorite unofficial holiday on HuffPost Culture because it, a.) gives us new music from across the spectrum all on one, glorio...

Drew Guarini

Still Spinning: How 'Record Store Day' Is Saving Independent Music Stores | Drew Guarini | Posted 04.23.2012 | Small Business

Last year, the music industry finally had something to celebrate: a rise in record sales. But the celebration was probably timid. The increase was onl...


Posted 04.20.2012 | Home

Indie pop darling Feist and metal band Mastodon have combined forces for Record Store Day in an effort called Feistodon. The two-track split 7" will f...

Give A Little Love To A Record Store This Saturday (And Get A Great Deal)

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.20.2012 | Detroit

This Saturday, as people across the country celebrate a national holiday for music lovers, Detroit's record shops will get in the game with deals and ...

Beach House's Newest Dream-Pop Track

Posted 04.17.2012 | Home

Dream pop darlings Beach House officially released their highly anticipated track "Lazuli" off their upcoming album Bloom. Though very much in th...

Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

Posted 04.16.2012 | Home


Watch St. Vincent Play A New Song While Crowdsurfing

Posted 04.15.2012 | Home

The Coachella live YouTube broadcasts are streaming in, and one of our favorites thus far has been watching St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) perform her ...