In rotation: 4/20/15

“London Record Stores celebrate with a large number of events the Record Store Day 2015. Berwick Street was the main place of the annual event. The Vinyl Stores had long queues and there were concerts at Berwick Street and at the Rough Trade stores.”

Is Record Store Day still working?

What Most Music Fans Don’t Realize About Record Store Day: “Rule #1 among the indie record-label folks I know: don’t talk about Record Store Day at social gatherings. The annual event — this Saturday (April 18) marks its eighth year — has been known to inspire bouts of industry anxiety starting in January and lasting ‘til nearly May.”

Foo Fighters Rock Record Connection in Niles: “Chesty’s Blue Collar Tavern has live karaoke for Saturday night. But just a couple of miles down the road, it was Record Connection that could lay claim to having the better entertainment choice…”

Bull Moose music created Record Store Day celebrating hometown vinyl shops: “Chris Brown from Bull Moose music, which has stores in Maine and Portsmouth, hatched the idea of Record Store Day while sitting at his desk in 2007; he gathered support and the first event launched a year later with 600 participating stores…”

Record Day see vinyl lovers grabbing limited edition releases: “Forget your CDs, audio files and live streaming, for many people there’s still something special about a vinyl.

Elvis’ first recording re-released in vinyl facsimile by Jack White for Record Store Day

Rarest Led Zeppelin vinyl record available at auction: “…This was to be a promotional-only release of an interview conducted at the August 11, 1979 Knebworth Festival concert, providing ‘true insight into Led Zeppelin.’”

How to Look After Your Vinyl Records: “…When all is said and done, vinyl has its unique characteristics that some listeners prefer. But, it also comes with its own set of challenges and some extra maintenance…”

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