In rotation: 3/11/16

Inaugural Record Store Day Crawl to Hit the Road on April 16: Music fans are being urged to get on the bus and support their favorite recording artists when the inaugural Record Store Day Crawl hits the road in New York on April 16. For those along for the ride, a coach will escort them to some of the city’s finest record stores while acts such as Brooklyn-based indie rockers Bear Hands will provide the entertainment…

Interview: 1-2-3-4 Go! Records expands and opens their own San Francisco store: Roll out the punk equivalent of the glitzy red carpet: 1-2-3-4 Go! Records has expanded and opened their very own San Francisco store. The original shop — located in Oakland near Macarthur BART — is still going strong, accruing four Best of the East Bay awards from East Bay Express since their 2008 beginnings. Now, at a moment in Internet history when scrolling hours are spent blearily clicking articles that point pitchforks at the city’s rising rents, owner Steve Stevenson is moving in his punk record store.

Record Store Day 2016: Six places to buy vinyl in and around Coventry: Record Store Day will have record collectors across Coventry and Warwickshire digging notes out of their pockets and frantically typing in credit card details later this year. The event, now in its ninth year, celebrates the independent music industry and promotes vinyl. With vinyl enjoying a revival, music lovers are proving that people still love – and still find time – to play old-fashioned records.

Georgia’s ‘oldest’ record store turns 40: Wuxtry Records in Athens, Ga. will be 40 years old on Tuesday. The store, which opened March 1, 1976, is the oldest record store in Georgia, reports Athens-Banner Herald. The store was started by store owner Dan Wall and friend Mark Methe. In 1976 the two drove from Illinois in a newly purchased Ford station wagon towing a U-Haul storage container filled with records on a mission to start a record store, the paper reports.

City orders vinyl records off Culture Clash roof–Records which have been on building since 2010 declared ‘nuisance’: Old records, warped from time spent in the sun, must come down from the roof of a West Toledo record store, the city has declared. A nuisance complaint, issued by the city’s Department of Neighborhoods on Jan. 6 declares the vinyl records, which have been up at Culture Clash since 2010, as “decayed and to the point of being a nuisance.” City officials have not returned calls today seeking comment. Store owner Pat O’Connor started taking down the nearly 800 records Wednesday afternoon.

Music shop prepares to celebrate World Record Store Day: One of Southport’s last independent music shops is getting ready to celebrate World Record Store Day. Quicksilver Music on Market Street in the resort will feature special guest appearances from The La’s band member Mike Badger who will perform a number of acoustic songs throughout the afternoon on Saturday April 16. The day is designed to commemorate the history and cultural impact of record stores in in the UK and around the world – celebrating the best of independent music businesses

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