New RSD2020 turntable is… see-through!

Make sure you’re sitting down, because this brand new RSD2020 3″ turntable – announced today and out 08 August – is literally breathtaking. More pics over on our Twitter and Instagram. It’s a limited edition of 1000 units, which come packaged with two colored 3″ coloured vinyl singles. Post Malone’s Goodbyes on red and Saint-Tropez on green vinyl at participating indie record stores, with black vinyl … Continue reading New RSD2020 turntable is… see-through!

Record Store Day – social distancing, new dates

Record Store Day will no longer take place on 20 June, but instead will be spread over three “drop” dates in August, September, and October. As the music industry continues to navigate the unique circumstances of a global pandemic, it has been announced today that Record Store Day will no longer be taking place on 20 June 2020. Instead, in an effort to increase social … Continue reading Record Store Day – social distancing, new dates

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RSD: how to support your local record shop

Record shops will lose a significant amount of trade during the corona crisis and may struggle to continue in the months ahead. Our friends at Record Store Day UK have put together some helpful guidelines on the best ways to support your local record shop during this time… Music is good for the soul. And your local record shops are here to see you through … Continue reading RSD: how to support your local record shop

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Record Store Day launches #RSDUnsigned 2020 competition

Record Store Day 2020 is set to take place on Saturday 18 April and #RSDUnsigned is returning to kick off celebrations… It’s back! For those of you not in the know, the #RSDUnsigned competition gives one unsigned artist the opportunity to get their music pressed onto 500 vinyl records for free! This year the judges will include Ashli Todd (Spillers Records), Sam Ford (So Young … Continue reading Record Store Day launches #RSDUnsigned 2020 competition

Reverb LP hides $1 'holy grail' records in US record stores

Online record marketplace Reverb LP has joined up with Burger Records, Zia Records, Superior Elevation, Seasick Records, and more record stores across the United States for a Record Store Day treasure hunt, with ‘holy grail’ records on sale for just $1 this Record Store Day. “On Record Store Day, we want fans to get off their computers or phones and into their local record store, and we’re … Continue reading Reverb LP hides $1 'holy grail' records in US record stores

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Mighty Boosh duo are new Record Store Day ambassadors

Record Store Day has announced its official ambassadors ahead of the big day on Saturday – The Mighty Boosh.  Ahead of the 12th edition of the event this Saturday 13th April, self-professed record lovers Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding fly the flag for the UK’s independent record stores.  The writers and stars of the acclaimed British comedy The Mighty Boosh, are the first comedians to … Continue reading Mighty Boosh duo are new Record Store Day ambassadors

Record Store Day 2019 announcement

Record Store Day is set to return on Saturday 13 April 2019 and will once again include a competition for unsigned artists Get out your diaries and pencil in the date as Record Store Day 2019 will officially return for its twelfth edition on Saturday 13 April 2019. Over 240 independent record shops are expected to take part in the celebrations which unites music lovers … Continue reading Record Store Day 2019 announcement

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Fatboy Slim, Rag n Bone Man and Jake Bugg sign Record Store Day turntables

To celebrate this year’s Record Store Day, Fatboy Slim, Rag n Bone Man, Baxter Dury and Jake Bugg have signed a limited number of official RSD 2018 turntables and sent them to independent record shops at random.   As part of this year’s festivities to mark Record Store Day Saturday on 21 April, 500 one-off, limited edition turntables have been created in partnership with Record … Continue reading Fatboy Slim, Rag n Bone Man and Jake Bugg sign Record Store Day turntables

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Record Store Day Unsigned – win the chance to get your music pressed on vinyl

Record Store Day UK have launched a nationwide talent search, giving the UK’s best unsigned bands the chance to  have their music pressed to vinyl, in association with Sound Performance & DIY Mag.  The one-off prize not only includes 500 copies of the chosen record pressed to vinyl, but the winning act will also receive a one-year distribution deal with Proper Music. Sound Performance, a … Continue reading Record Store Day Unsigned – win the chance to get your music pressed on vinyl

John Molesworth's illustrations capture the magic of Record Store Day

This past weekend saw a flurry of desirable gems arrive at local retailers for the 10th Record Store Day. Whether you were leafing through the new arrivals in person or following the action on social media it’s an experience unlike any other. One thing you may not have seen is these wonderful illustrations from It’s Nice That’s John Molesworth who took to the streets of … Continue reading John Molesworth's illustrations capture the magic of Record Store Day