Drop the needle in the groove - it's Record Store Day!

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Ahead of this year's Record Store Day, we've got a list of all our top events we think you need to check out. For the second year running, The Revolver Club has teamed up with Record Store Day to become the only Indian store to be an official participant. Stores that are officially recognized as participating in Record Store Day must meet certain criteria, according to the event's website.

"We have close to 10,000 used vinyl records here every day and that's one of the biggest - if not the biggest - collection of records in the Tri-State", Hebert said. The release is a yellow vinyl single featuring a pair of remixes - the "Sunset Sound Mix" of "Rock And Roll" and the "Olympic Studio Mix" of "Friends" - both of which were hand-picked by Jimmy Page just for the Record Store Day disc.

McDonald said Blank Coffee Comics Records will have prizes that include posters, gift cards, records and record players.

The Lovely Eggs, The Shrives and Nottingham's own ambient-rock band Eyre Llew were just some of the performers supporting Record Store Day at Rough Trade.

At Nu Way Vinyl, Kirk Russell said they will have barbecue, courtesy of Smokin' on the Boulevard, a finalist in the Alabama Farmers' Federations Bama's Best Pork Ribs Contest.

Phish "Billy Breathes", the classic from 1996 on vinyl for the first time.

The Flaming Lips. The band collaborated with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery on a special Record Store Day Band project including a 7-inch single with songs The Story of Yum Yum and Dragon and Pouring Beer in Your Ear, composed by frontman Wayne Coyne. He said his store has always stocked a lot of punk, hip-hop and jazz vinyl. Record stores across the Valley are gearing up for die-hard vinyl fans to pack their stores April 21 for Record Store Day.

With over 50 years in the business, Michael Chugg is certainly a man qualified for the role of ambassador of Record Store Day.

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"It's a tangible way to fall in love with the music, and it puts a personality behind what they're listening to", he said.

"Record Store Day keeps people reminded of how music was sold back in the day before we had big box retailers and e-commerce sites selling records".

Record Store Day returns the now cold, impersonal methods of hearing music to a time when music wasn't heard, it was experienced.

Some 82% of the album's sales in independent record shops over the previous year were on vinyl. "There's a connection when people like a song that someone else likes, there's a vibe and that magnifies in a record store". So many babes have gotten involved, including our faves at So Young Magazine who have collaborated with RSD to bring you a glorious exclusive design that we're slightly obsessed with.

Now we live in the Spotify generation, a world of clickable instant gratification where the triumph of streaming has endangered the physical artifact and given record shops existential chills. "Making sure I got all the tough-to-find releases - that's my biggest job - making sure I have enough stuff".

Judge said he buys records because of the interactions you can have with the record, but also with other people.

"A lot of people will often come in the shop and say, is vinyl back?"

"We don't know what it is; we're not allowed to know what it is", Marchant said.

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