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Record Store Day 2020 Drops Full List of Exclusive Releases

Record Store Day has released the official list of limited edition vinyl, box sets and cassettes that will be sold during their big event on…
Emily Tan / March 5, 2020

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St Vincent, U2, Prince, Pearl Jam, Rage Against the Machine and the Cure Highlight Record Store Day Drops Exclusives

Record Store Day is back with a pair of events similar to last year's rollout. Just like 2020, the list of artists putting out exclusive,…
Daniel Kohn / April 7, 2021

10 Best Finds for the First Record Store Day Drop Event

After COVID-19 pushed back the festivities twice this year, Record Store Day 2020 will be fragmented into three separate events starting this Saturday. The proposition…
Ron Hart / August 28, 2020

Thurston Moore, Mark Lanegan, Real Estate and More to Cover Galaxie 500 in New Series

Thurston Moore, Mark Lanegan, Real Estate and more are paying homage to Galaxie 500 with a new cover series. The new song project…
Emily Tan / August 3, 2020

Record Store Day Pushed Again, Will Be 3 Events Later This Year

Record Store Day has been pushed again. In an announcement posted on its website, RSD said that it will now take place over three…
SPIN Staff / April 29, 2020

Record Store Day Moved From April to June

With everything else music-related being pushed due to coronavirus, it should come as no surprise that Record Store Day has been moved as well.
SPIN Staff / March 13, 2020

Brandi Carlile Tapped as Record Store Day 2020 Ambassador

Record Store Day revealed that singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile is this year's ambassador for the annual celebration. Carlile announced her role in the event via…
Jose D Duran / February 22, 2020

8 MTV Unplugged Performances That Should Get Vinyl Reissues

Pearl Jam is the latest band to have their MTV Unplugged performance reissued on vinyl. The band's 1992 unplugged set will be released on limited…
Maggie Serota / October 9, 2019

Pearl Jam Are the 2019 Record Store Day Ambassadors

This year’s Record Store Day ambassadors are Pearl Jam, which means that they’ll be doing some promo in the months leading up to this year’s…
James Rettig, Stereogum / February 12, 2019

Record Store Day 2018: The Flaming Lips Release Vinyl With Beer Pressed Inside, Share New Single

Record Store Day 2018 is finally here and The Flaming Lips have released yet another novelty vinyl pressing of their music: a vinyl record pressed…
Rob Arcand / April 21, 2018

Record Store Day 2018: Wavves Releases 10th Anniversary Reissue of Debut Album, Shares Unreleased Song

Wavves' self-titled debut album turns 10 on September 30, and as a Record Store Day 2018 exclusive, the band has announced a 10th anniversary reissue…
Rob Arcand / April 21, 2018

Record Store Day 2018: New Releases From Mac Demarco, Courtney Barnett, The Voidz, Brian Eno & Kevin Shields

Record Store 2018 is just around the corner on April 21, and as always, the list of upcoming releases is as impressive as it is daunting.
Arielle Gordon / March 7, 2018

Led Zeppelin Announce Record Store Day 7″ Featuring Unreleased Music

On Record Store Day this year, fans of little-known independent musicians Led Zeppelin will have an opportunity to purchase some previously unreleased music. The band will release a limited-edition 7"
Anna Gaca / February 27, 2018

Blondie – “The Breaks”

Blondie is releasing a Record Store Day 7-inch tomorrow for their previously-released single "Long Time," a collaboration with Dev Hynes, which got a visual treatment…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 21, 2017

Spiritualized Ask U.K. Fans Not to Buy Spacemen 3 Record Store Day Releases

Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 22, and as usual, it comes with a long list of special releases. In the U.K., that list includes three pieces of…
Anna Gaca / April 20, 2017
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