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April 20, 2013

Happy Record Store Day.

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Since 2007, the third Saturday in April has been internationally celebrated as Record Store Day, or RSD, as the cool kids call it. The day's festivities include exclusive vinyl and CD releases, live performances and special appearances at independent record stores. On this day we also remember Storm Thorgerson, the graphic designer who created many of the album covers we continue to covet.

Here's a list of DWR staffers' fave places to score vinyl:

TEXAS

Good Records – Dallas
Cactus Music
– Houston

ILLINOIS

Gramaphone Records – Chicago
Permanent Records
 – Chicago
Logan Hardware
 – Chicago
Reckless Records
 – Chicago

CALIFORNIA

Amoeba Music – San Francisco, Berkeley and Los Angeles
Streetlight Records
– San Francisco
Aquarius Records
– San Francisco
Warbler Records
– Santa Barbara

NEW YORK

Other Music – East Village
Academy Annex
– Williamsburg
Heaven Street
– Bushwick
Halcyon
– DUMBO
Permanent Records
 – Greenpoint

NEW JERSEY

Princeton Record Exchange – Princeton

OREGON

Mississippi Records – Portland
Jackpot Records
– Portland

 

Comments

For Houston, also try All Records on Edloe Street.

Anyone know what the poster in this image is from?

why didn't u pick DWR in Palm Beach-Gregory Galgano is a super manager of that store-and we need to have more Events at that store-he works so very hard and we adore him

you left out probably the largest vinyl record seller in the world - Bananas Music in St. Pete Florida

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