record store day 2014

Record Store Day Sales Surge, Some Places to Best Ever

If the purpose of Record Store Day is to help independent shops sell, um, records, this year's event should rank among the best ever.Overall U.S.
Marc Hogan / April 24, 2014

See Classic Album Covers as Stunning Face Paint

With another Record Store Day come and gone, plenty of music fans are the proud owners of new albums. But how many of us are wearing…
Marc Hogan / April 21, 2014

Record Store Day 2014 Shopping Guide: 30 Essential Releases

As another Record Store Day arrives, this year's celebration of independent record stores has a crossroads quality about it.
Marc Hogan / April 18, 2014

De La Soul Hide ‘Smell the D.A.I.S.Y.’ Vinyl in Record Stores

First, De La Soul released their entire discography for free. Then, after the iconic hip-hop group teased us with "Vocabulary Spills" and "Dilla Plugged In," they unveiled the…
John Surico / April 17, 2014

Hear Black Angels’ Psyched ‘An Occurrence at 4507 South Third Street’

On Record Store Day (April 19), the Black Angels will birth Clear Lake Forest, a seven-track, limited-edition EP that's on the way via Blue Horizon Records.
Jen Jamin / April 16, 2014

Hear Jon Langford & Skull Orchard’s Buoyant, Folky ‘Days & Nights’ Single

On April 1, Jon Langford & Skull Orchard released Here Be Monsters, a 10-track album replete with nods to Langford's long-running cowpunk project Mekons. Now, less than a…
Cynthia Orgel / April 14, 2014

Stream Roc Marciano-Featuring Group the U.N.’s Reissue of ‘UN Or U Out’

Ten years ago the U.N., a rap group consisting of Dino Brave, Mike Raw, Laku, and most notably, Roc Marciano (before his solo career as…
Brandon Soderberg / April 14, 2014

Full Record Store Day 2014 List Released

With less than a month to go, Record Store Day 2014 has made their entire list of special releases available for your salivating pleasure. Hot…
Mike Ayers / March 20, 2014

Sub Pop’s 2014 Record Store Day Goodies Include Mudhoney, Pissed Jeans Rarities

Record Store Day 2014 is fast on the approach, and Sub Pop has revealed what they have lined up for the April 19 event. The…
Kyle McGovern / February 27, 2014

Flaming Lips Bring 24-Hour Song to Record Store Day 2014

Back in 2011 the Flaming Lips did something crazy. (Hard to imagine, we know.) The Oklahoma psych-rock kingpins dropped a 24-hour song called "7 Skies…
Chris Martins / February 26, 2014

Chuck D to Bring the Noise as Record Store Day’s 2014 Ambassador

Chuck D urges you to believe the hype about independent record stores. The Public Enemy mastermind is the official ambassador for Record Store Day 2014,…
Marc Hogan / February 11, 2014

Record Store Day 2014 Is Officially Set for April 19

Somehow, Thanksgiving always manages to fall on a Thursday. Christmas always lands on December 25. And since 2008, vinyl enthusiasts have been celebrating Record Store…
Marc Hogan / January 14, 2014