Record Store Day 21/4/2012, Various venues
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Record Store Day 21/4/2012, Various venues

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Found 20th Apr 2012
Record Store Day came into being in 2007 when over 700 independent stores in the USA came together to celebrate their unique culture. The UK followed suit and 2012 will see the fifth celebration of the UK's unique independent sector. This is the one day that all of the independently owned record stores come together with artists to celebrate the art of music. Special vinyl and CD releases and various promotional products are made exclusively for the day and hundreds of artists across the globe make special appearances and performances. Festivities include performances, meet & greets with artists, DJ's, in store quizzes and many other events.


Events

Secret 7
Idea Generation Gallery, East London
The gallery opens its doors to the public on April 18. On April 21 - Record Store
Day - each seven-inch sleeve will be available for a minimum donation to the
charity of £40 on a first come first served basis, with every penny profited going
to Teenage Cancer Trust.

Only when you've parted with your cash will the secrets be revealed.
secret-7.com

101 Collectors Records
Surrey
Jake Morley (featuring Hannah Clarke) and Graham Russ will be performing an in-store acoustic set . Also performing will be TAIKO MEANTIME and JAPANESE DRUMMERS

3B Records
Liverpool
Live exclusive dj set from COSMIC BOOGIE
Live exclusive accoustic set from IT HAPPEND HERE

A&A
Congleton
This year we will be having an instore acoustic performance by hotly tipped band The Rittz at 1pm.

Abergavenny Music
Abergavenny
This is the first time that Classical record labels have supported Record Store Day, and Abergavenny Music is planning to celebrate the day with instore events, live music, CD signings & opportunities to meet local artists. There will be free soft drinks and snacks throughout the day. All this PLUS a fair smattering of LIMITED EDITION VINYL all released just for Record Store Day!

We will be carrying the three Classical releases (vinyl singles) from Decca & EMI, plus about 40 out of the very long list of non-Classical titles released exclusively for Record Store Day.

Distinguished Baroque violinist Rachel Podger will be with us mid-morning to chat and sign CDs, and we hope we'll be able to persuade her to play a movement or two. Her newest CD of Vivaldi's La Cetra is due for release in mid May 2012, and we'll have good stock of her extensive discography.

We are also hoping that much admired guitarist Dylan Fowler & cellist Gillian Stevens will be with us early afternoon to play and sign CDs.

Acorn Music
Yeovil
The following artists will be playing live at the shop throughout the
day: Lucas Eldridge, Larry Turner, Mutter Slater, Design, Spidereen, The Animal Urges, Dub Liberators. We will also be offering refreshments and home made cakes courtesy of Daisy's Vintage Kitchen.

Adrians
Essex
We will be opening from 8am to 6pm on Record Store Day 21st April and again on Sunday 22nd from 10am t0 5pm. We will be giving away FREE rare records (U2, Kate bush etc). to buyers.

Astonishing Sounds
Burnley
Live Bands

Attic Records
York
We have 3 bands/artists confirmed so far! Littlemores who are performing at 1pm, Valmores are perfomring at 2pm and solo artist Mark Wynn who is perfomring at 12pm. Both local acts, we'll be having a big sale and cakes and snacks provided by Bake-Swell Tarts. We'll be giving away free stuff too throughout the day too.

Avalanche
Edinburgh
Ryan from Star Wheel Press will be in the shop on RSD showing people how to make album covers using a star wheel press. There will then be an after RSD party in the Electric Circus with again various friends of Avalanche coming along. Star Wheel Press will then celebrate being our biggest selling album of last year by playing a set at the end finishing about 10pm and followed by the usual club.

Badlands
Cheltenham
During the day we have live music in the shop and weather permitting stalls and food in the street outside. Acts confirmed for the shop are ,
Andy Oliveri
The Cadbury Sisters
Joe Summers
Jim Lockey and the Solemn Sun
Richard Abberline
Miles Hunt
Timings to be confirmed
In the evening we are hosting a gig at the Subtone Cheltenham featuring Danny and The Champions and The Billy Walton Band ( from New Jersey ) Plus guests.

Bath Compact Discs
Bath
10% discount on everything, a prize crossword and free cakes and nibbles.

Ben O'Neill
Dungarven
We'll be opening @ 8.30am we'll have live music 2 bands coming down from Cork and DJ Lee O'Donnell of battered Records. We have loads of releases on the way Warner-Universal-EMI-SonyBMG & PIAS
The live music event will be held in our Art Gallery 'Bainnlann Chuil na nGabhar' and we've got someone working on a Music Themed Cake as this coming weekend is Waterford Festival of Food
our website is: benoneilldungarvan.com
twitter a/c: twitter.com/!/BenONeillRecord
facebook page: facebook.com/!/BenONeillMusicShop

Bridport Music
Bridport
A Ukulele Group (Bucky Don'ts), Peter Millson, Jinder (who has an album out very soon!), Gravity Drive, Lucy 9mm, Declan Duffy, Teenage Wasteland, Marshall Stapleton, and Mitch. There will be cakes galore too!

Chunes
Weymouth
Will be having guest DJs and musicians playing eclectic sets throughout the day and we will provide refreshments along with free records to the first 50 customers.

Coda Music
Edinburgh
We're having a day of instore gigs. So far we have Kris Drever, Bella Hardy, Rura, Rab Noakes. More to confirm. Plus all the usual Ltd Edition releases - drinks, food...

Dance2
Guildford
Join us to celebrate RSD and support your local vinyl stockist.
DJ's on the day spinning drum and bass, dubstep, hip hop & trance.
Exclusive vinyl releases including (Electronic Dance Music) EDM, Rock and Indie
Numark Demo Live
11-3pm

Davids Music
Letchworth
The Women in Rock book event is Record Store Day Eve (Friday 20th!) at 7.30pm
Helen Reddington Talk/Performance at David's Music
Helen Reddington (aka Helen McCookerybook of the Chefs) talks about her new book 'Lost Women of Rock - female musicians of the Punk Era'
The book explores the sudden influx of women in rock music enabled by the emergence of punk and the Sex Discrimination Act, right through to the demise of the scene, and the reasons why the end of punk saw the end of these once prominent female rock musicians.

Tickets for this event are £4 each which is redeemable against the full price of the book. If you are interested in coming, you will need to reserve a place. Pop into the shop if you can, or give us a call 01462 475900.
This is a must-attend for fans of Helen and her projects as well as The Slits, The Raincoats, Delta 5 etc.

And on RSD itself we have -

7am-8am- RSD product lists given out to those queuing and a spot of breakfast, (don't get too excited) tea/coffee/toast...
8am- Open for business!
from 10am - DJ Malc, Stotfolds finest, will be spinning hot funky soul & disco tunes - ooh wee.
12pm LIVE MUSIC begins! Pugwash (ft Thomas Walsh of the Duckworth Lewis Method)
1pm - Jon Gaskin of the mighty My Passion will be doing one of his already legendary acoustic sets for our listening pleasure.
2pm - Mr David Viner, acclaimed blues/folk singer/songwriter. Awarded the moniker 'Mister' by John Lee Hooker!
3pm - Hannah James & Sam Sweeney: Violin, accordion and clog dancing folk duo Hannah (Lady Maisery) and Sam (Bellowhead) recently nominated for BBC Radio 2 folk award. Also playing Hitchin Folk Club on Sunday 22nd!

Diverse Music
Newport
Here at Diverse Music we'll be having local band Dirty Goods play
an acoustic set in store, followed by a set from Danny & The Champions of
the World who's album we released on vinyl through our label Diverse Records.
The shop opens at 9.30 and the music will start at about midday. There'll also
be the usual raffle, some food and drink and maybe a spot of DJing
too.

Dress Circle
London
Dress Circle are delighted to announce that Joe Sterling will be
appearing in our London store to perform a few numbers from his debut album
'Somewhere In My Mind' with Jos Slovick & Rosa O'Reilly on Saturday 21st
April from 11.30am - 12.30pm.After the showcase, Joe Sterling will be signing CDs with guests Jos Slovick and Rosa O'Reilly as well as other guests from the album. Ben Stott (Wicked, Into The Woods) will be appearing as a guest performer on one of the songs. PLUS Ashleigh Jones and Jonathan Eio will be signing CDs.

Eastern Bloc
Manchester
Performances from AnD, Arnaldo, Bane, Gkut, Indigo, Karl Roscoe, Mark Turner, Simon Tonkinson, Szare and Tom Dicicco. Music will be served between 10am - 8pm.

Flashback
Crouch End
@ 2pm at our Crouch End store, 70s John Peel favourites, STACKRIDGE play in-store. facebook.com/eve…6/;stackridge.net/

Flashback
Islington
@ 7pm at our Essex Road store Fair Ohs play in-store.
Fair Ohs have a RSD 7" release available on the day which is their
interpretations of Replacement songs (taken from the grunge classic
film 'Singles'). facebook.com/eve…1/;theefairohs.blogspot.co.uk/

Fives
Essex
We have a local band called Grand Reunion playing instore from 2pm on the day.

Folk Devils
Whitby
Tea, coffee and cake for the people waiting in line.

Head
Bristol
7:30am refreshments served to the queue.
8:00am open for business.
Amazing range of RSD limited titles available on a 'first come first served' basis.
DJing throughout the morning by Zion Flex/Testimony MC.
4 great live bands in store from 2:00pm, all with major label interest. See below:

The Naturals - Awesomely loud yet bittersweet, The Naturals put the rock back into post-rock by mixing lush indie choruses with tidal waves of distortion. (http://www.myspace.com/naturalsmusic)

SJ Esau - Anticon Records finest one man band, where experimental hip-hop meets angular indie noise. (www.sjesau.co.uk)

Isola - Sometimes loud, sometimes quiet, always beautiful. Isola build monolithic soundscapes that tug on the heartstrings. (http://www.facebook.com/isolaband)

Squeeze Me Macaroni - "A tantric, one-woman post rock machine. When she let's rip it's truly unsettling." (Venue Magazine) Or: One girl plus one massive pedal board making quirky shoegaze noise. (www.soundcloud.com/squeeze-me-macaroni)

- We will also be producing a Head RSD goody bag to sell, which will contain some RSD samplers and a cd of the day's featured bands, plus tracks from the staff's bands.
- We will also be selling raffle tickets to win some RSD rarities, with the proceeds going to the NSPCC.
- The whole day will be supported by local magazines/fanzines/newspapers.

Drop by and soak up some of the excitement!

Head
Bromley
7 local artists: Keston Cobblers Club, Guy Valarino, THE CUT OUTS, Van Susans, Cellarscape, The Chase and Josh Beech and the Johns. We will be joined by Sixties Musician Carl King who will be popping in to sign his RSD single.

As well as this, we will be handing out free tea and coffee to anyone queueing before the store opens, a cake sale and raffle with exclusive RSD prizes with all proceeds going to St Christophers Hospice and free poster and badge giveaways

Head
Leamington Spa
The store will be open from 8am.
There will be live music by local artists all through the day and already confirmed are:

Charles Dexter Ward
Shanade Morrow
Kel Elliott
with more to be confirmed

There will also be 5 DJ's (vinyl only), special vinyl releases, rock star face painting and charity fund raising in aid of Myton Hospice.
Local Rock photographer Andrew Lock will also be displaying a small selection of his favourite live music photos and putting a couple of prints up for a raffle or acution in aid of the days chosen charity Myton Hospice.

Have a local Rock photographer coming in with some prints to display and he is very kindly donating a couple to raffle on the day for Myton Hospice. Andy covers loads of gigs & is going to spend some time in the shop talking to people about his work. He has also added some information to his website for us. Take a look. andrewlocksoundsandvisions.co.uk/sec…tml

If Music
London
Marc Mac (4Hero/Visioneers) will be in-store signing his ltd edition 7" x5 LP 'Hipology'. Plus 1st 10 peeps will get a free 'T' & bonus 7".

Imperial
Inverness
Open at 8am, Live music from Naked Red and also Iain Mclaughlin(times TBC), and free cake!

Intense Records
Chelmsford
In store at Intense Records there will be a whole range of entertainment to keep you amused while you shop including in-store raffles, shop promotions, live dj sets on Intense Radio, open mic & decks, acoustic sets and weather permitting the Intense BBQ will be cooking up some intense bangers!!

Intense Sound & Light will also be setting up their 5k Rig so make sure you can really feel the music that we are playing. If you want to perform on the day, contact prior to the day to book a time slot by emailing us at info@intenserecords.co.uk or call us on 01245 347372, or alternatively pop into the shop. There will be several slots reserved for people coming down on the day so feel free to show up unannounced and we will still fit you in. Intense Records will be open for business as usual from 10am to 6pm.

Intoxica Records
London
The Wolfhounds will be playing an acoustic/electric set at 3pm and Jonny Trunk will be hosting a raffle at 10 am.

JG Windows
Newcastle
we will be having local bands playing during the day including bands that our staff are in. Also as we also sell instruments we will be having demos out side our store

Jumbo
Leeds
Have the following acts playing live:
11.00 to 11.30 - Just Handshakes
12.00 to 12.30 - Various Cruelties
1.00 to 1.30 - To Kill A King
2.00 to 2.30 - Dodgy
3.00 to 3.30 - The Staves
4.00 to 4.30 - Still Corners

Kristina Records
London
We are stocking a select number of RSD releases as well as putting plenty of new stock out both second hand and new. we have a day of festivities planned with dj sets by veronica falls, raime, blackest ever black, auntie flo, cage and aviary, and house of traps. open early from 10 am till late 9pm.

Love Music
Glasgow
For Record Store Day this year we will be bringing back some old favourites and
regular features, like the Record Store day cake, the free Tea Stall, the Push -
Ups busker, and live performances from Admiral Fallow and Woodenbox With A
Fistful of Fivers, also French Wives plus several other acts still to confirm.

LP Records
Sheffield
We have a gig in the evening at the showroom cinema bar. From 8pm
Live bands
Goldsoul
Kartica
Black cat white cat

McAlister Matheson Music
Edinburgh
10% discount on all stock (with the exception of current ICS discounted of which there are 12 titles). We're also going to have cup-cakes (free!) in store for customers

Monorail
Glasgow
We will be opening at 9am prompt for brisk business but we'll be promoting a friendly, family vibe wth home baking, children's activities, an art installation, and live music from Human Don't Be Angry, Snowgoose, Organs Of Love, Dead Flamingos, and, the fabulous Edwyn Collins. Djs will be Keith McIvor (Twitch), Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai), Gerard Love (Lightships / Teenage Fanclub), Adele Bethel (Sons & Daughters), The Brogues (Not Unloved).

Music's Not Dead
Bexhill On Sea
1-3pm
Dollboy
Unicorndad Vrs Robodad
Otti Albietz

One Stop Records
Brighton
Selected special RSD releases , lots of new used stock , free refreshments and dj's.

One Up
Aberdeen
Dry The River playing an acoustic instore set @ 'One Up' in Aberdeen on RSD, Sat 21st, @ 4pm.

Piccadilly
Manchester
Exclusive DJ Sets from 12-5pm: The all-star DJ line-up includes Mr. Scruff, Tim Burgess
(Charlatans), Balearic Mike, Neil Diablo (El Diablo's) and Jason Boardman (Aficionado).
Each playing a one hour set. Vinyl art stall: Artist Jilly Hartshorn will be displaying and selling her work both on canvas and vinyl.

Pie & Vinyl
Southsea
3 bands coming in, as well as some competitions.

Phonica Records
London
The DJs / live acts we have planned for RSD 2012 are:
ARTIST TIME
KEYBOARD MASHER - DJ 13:00
BATIDA - DJ/LIVE 14:00
PAUL WHITE & ALEX CHASE - DJ 15:00
MO KOLOURS - LIVE 15:45
ASHLEY BEEDLE - DJ 16.30
GATTO FRITTO - LIVE 17:30
LADY BLACKTRONIKA - DJ 18:30
EGYPTIAN LOVER - LIVE 19:30

Polar Bear
Birmingham
We've invited some of the best musicians in the city to come and play in store.

Prelude Records
Nowrich
Promos - 3 for £10, etc
Refreshments / cakes / sweets etc - free of charge
Charity collection
Giveaway of CD samplers etc
Lucky dip - CDs etc for 50p
Exclusive RSD classical LP titles

Presto Classical
Leamington Spa
Vinyl comback! - 3 Record Store Day Classical Exclusives + new Vinyl Jazz series
Record Store Day CD and DVD Specials from £3
Deluxe Limited Edition Box sets from £50
Paul Lewis signed copies of his Beethoven Piano Concertos recording.
25% off all Naxos (one day only!)
Cup Cakes sale - with all proceeds to Myton Hospice.

Probe Records
Liverpool
There will be: a selection of rather nifty free badges, poster giveaways ...and maybe some other free gear. Also (if I can get it all working) a full-on psychedelic light-show. And maybe some other happening stuff.

Rat Records
London
In stores including Serafina Steer and Julia Finnimore as well as our usual bespoke RSD cookies and a vast selection of vinyl. DJ Andy Smith, djandysmith.com/ DJ Food, djfood.org/djf…od/

Raves From The Grave
Frome
11am Leonardo's Bicycle - facebook.com/pag…778

Raves From The Grave
Warminster
11am The Blood Choir (IRL) - facebook.com/the…oir

Record Corner
Surrey
We are expecting an instore performance by Sean Taylor.

Reflex Records
Gosport
We have got a couple of very good acoustic local buskers that will be live outside the store and we are opening from 9 am with 25% discount vouchers off any purchases made after 3pm going to the first 40 customers through the door in the morning before 11 am spending £40 or more. Some RSD 2011 titles available too in very limited numbers. We close at 5pm. Free Yum Yums from Greggs too:)

Replayed Records
Swanage
We have a showing of the indie record store film Sound It Out (also incorporating a bring your own vinyl event) on the evening of RSD at the Swange British Legion. This is in association with the Rockahula Club in Swanage and you can find full details on their website rockahulaclub.co.uk/

Resident
Brighton
'Big Deal' will be playing playing an acoustic set at 6.30pm.

Rise
Bristol
10am Miles Hunt
2pm: Schizodelic Sound - Aaron Fletcher (The Bees) DJ set
3pm: The Duke Spirit (live)
All Day: Orlando Weeks (The Maccabees) Artwork Exhibition
All Day: Fiction Staff on the Shop Floor
5pm Buzzards
5.30pm Jodie Marie
6pm Towns + Warp Records Art Exhibition Antlers Gallery selling stuff
A Fully Licenced Bar
OlO Worms (Fence, HeinzJunkins) DJ Set
Ivor Wilson DJ Set

Orlando is currently busy creating 10 brand new artworks to be printed on A3 fabric posters that will hang instore on the day, and copies will be made available to purchase.

So come along, watch the bands, let us know what you like / don't like about what we do, or simply say hello and have a beer. Hope to see you there.

Rise
Cheltenham
We're open from 8am and entry is free!

Neville Staple from The Specials signing copies of the ltd edition RSD 7 2 vinyl release 'The Specials - Live In 2011'
The Cadbury Sisters - Playing Live
Miles Hunt from the Wonderstuff - Playing Live
Situation ft Lauren Rimmel - Playing Live & DJ Set
The Blood Choir - Playing Live
Fyah In De Frog vs Top Ranking - Reggae Soundclash
Swift Manouver - Playing Live
DJ Fade - DJ Set
Plus staff mixtapes playing throughout the day with a 'Fantasy Festival' theme, free goodie bags and of course - cakes!!

Rise
Worcester
In-stores all day , both in the store and outside. Free cakes and staff made mix CDS plus a DJ in the afternoon. The main headliner is The Wonderstuff.

Rough Trade East
London
Keane
Wet Nuns
Becoming Real
Hohnny Flynn
+ more tbc
Also, to celebrate the independent record shop the British Record Shop archive will exhibit a collection of vintage/retro record shop bags for Record Store day at Rough Trade East for more details visit britishrecordshoparchive.org/ and britishrecordshoparchive.org/.

Rough Trade West
London
Stealing Sheep
Cate le Bon
'allo darlin
Tom The Lion
Gemma Ray

Rounder
Brighton
We open at 8am. Every customer will get a goodie bag with CDs, stickers, posters, some free 7"s, and sweets. In addition, every RSD customer will be entered into a prize draw to win a white label test pressing copy of the new Jack White lp!

RPM
Newcastle
Confirmed live performances from:
Transfigure
Juice & Albert
The Cornshed Sisters
The Watchers
Keep the Faith presents...The Faithfuls feat Rick Fury, Suus & Rex Regis

Bands to start at 10am in the courtyard just outside of RPM, exact times for the bands TBC.

In the shop we're having 6 different DJ sets from local DJ's and promoters, names to follow, we're offering our usual Tea, coffee and bacon for the early birds, plus an endless supply of biscuits!

We'll be having a raffle throughout the day, every customer receives afree tickert, with prizes being drawn after each band perform.

Also we're giving everyone who comes to RPM on the day a FREE 7" to mark the ocassion, either from our vintage 45's, Classic 7"s or Guilty Pleasures catagories.

Plus we're running a worst record sleeve competition! customers have to bring in the sleeve itself to be entered, worst sleeve wins gift vouchers for RPM.

Rubadub
Glasgow
9am till 7pm
Line Up:
Joy Orbison
Rubadub DJs
All vinyl played over an Allen & Heath Xone:V6 and the Technics 1200s

Seismic Records
Leamington Spa
On the day We are having vinyl only dj sets instore & Acoustic Sets - times as follows
10-11 Irenie White (Acoustic Set)
11 - 12.30 Ed Conrad (Beats & Electonica set)
12.30 - 2.30 Eddy Goodtimes (Reggae set)
2.30 - 3.30 Carol Whitworth (The Titantics) (Acoustic Set)
3.30 - 5.30 Rich Parson (Funky Breaks & Hip Hop set)
We also have a free raffle for RSD customers - drawn at 4pm
Plus giveaways & free RSD cup cakes :-)

Sister Ray
London
We have Simple Minds doing a signing. Billy Bragg playing live at Midday.
Bob Stanley from Saint Etienne will be working behind the counter with Music Journo Pete Paphides and Comedian Hardeep Singh.
We will be raffling a white label vinyl copy of the new Jack White album, every purchaser of RSD product goes into the draw.

We open at 8AM free tea and coffee for the first 200 in the queue.
Every customer gets an 8 page definitive guide to RSD 2012.

Solo Music
Barnstable
This record store day we will be having an aoustic instore gig. With performances from local singer singwriters Benji One Lung, Sam Dowden & Scott Xander Linn. As well as the gig we will have cake and light refreshments for our customers. With lots of freebies to give away to our customers too.

Soulbrother
London
We will be stocking a much wider range of RSD exclusive product than we would normally carry. We are a soul and jazz specialist but we will carry a good selection of titles outside of these genres on RSD.
We are opening earlier than usual at 9.30 am (until 7pm)
We have a FREE RAFFLE to win classic soul and jazz CD's.
There will be homemade cakes and Doreen's revered Ginger flapjack plus tea/coffee/soft drinks.
Up to 20% off Original Vinyl on RSD only (spend £50 -10% Off, Spend £100 - 15%, Spend £200 - 20% off)
Sale LP's priced at £5 each or 3 for £10 on RSD.

Soundclash
Norwich
Twin Atlantic will be doing an exclusive in-store signing ahead of their show that night at The Waterfront. The signing will begin at 6pm so please arrive early to avoid disappointment. Twin will be releasing a limited edition 7" vinyl picture
disc of "Make A Beast Of Myself" for Record Store Day.

Sound It Out
Stockton on Tees
As part of this year's event we will be having various in-store performances from the likes of The Approved, 3 Foot Ninja and Serious Sam Barrett. The Futureheads will also be popping back for an in-store on the day (time to be confirmed). We will also be offering a 25% discount on all second hand items on the day. In-stores will be happening from around 4pm onwards.

Sound Knowledge
Marlborough
Opens at 8am with lots of lovely limited edition vinyl as well as the usual extensive range of stock. The cafe next door will be serving hot drinks at a discounted price for the early birds.
The store remains open until 7pm on the Saturday.

Sound Knowledge then reopens at 10:30 on Sunday 22nd for Record Store Day Live which commences at 1pm.
The Artists lending their support are:
1pm - Port Erin - Wiltshire-based trio Port Erin blend elements of folk, jazz and funk and mix it into a classic rock sound with a driving rhythm section.
2pm - Jake Morley - Cutting his teeth on the London circuit before recording an album (out now) and getting BBC radio airplay, singer/songwriter Jake Morley's real life lyrics are accompanied by his unorthodox and percussive guitar playing.
3pm - Grant Dermody - Eric Bibb's ace harp player and a champion of blues and root music, his understated but virtuosic harmonica playing has made him the go-to accompanist for countless modern bluesmen.
4pm - Tom Williams & the Boat - Compared to Radiohead and Frank Turner by the BBC, the anti folk six piece's debut album is out on Record Store Day.
TBC - Binko Swink - A London three piece whose influences include The National and The Velvet Underground.

All performances will be taking place at Azuza cafe next door. Sound Knowledge will remain open throughout the day. This is a free event.

Sounds
Norfolk
The first five customers spending £10 or more on RSD product will receive a bundle of goodies (album, single, T-shirt, CD single, promo CD etc). I have also arranged for certain products to be discounted on the day - these will mostly be from series such as 'Beginners Guide', 'Folk Award Nominees' etc.

Spillers
Cardiff
Jodie Marie will be performing.

Spunout Records
Northampton
We will be opening at 9.30 with Dj sets from local lads Swiss Vince & Coventry Dave commencing at that point with a break for Skinner to do a live accoustic folk set at 10.30. All Dj sets across the day will be featuring our light & lazer displays around the shop. There will also be goodie bags for vinyl customers as well as other giveaways during the day.

Union Music Store
Lewes
We've teamed up with the incredible Bob's Folk Show to bring you some of the amazing guests he's presented, including the inimitable Michele Stodart (formerly of Magic Numbers).
13.00 The Kilcawley Family
13.15 Trent Miller
14.00 Josienne Clark
14.15 Bara Bara Band
15.00 Michele Stodart (The Magic Numbers)

Open from 8AM
We're going to be up with the larks on Saturday, to give you the opportunity to get hold of rare, exclusive Record Store Day vinyl releases.

Crazy special offers!
We have some amazing Record Store Day offers for you lucky people!
Up to 75% OFF all pre-loved vinyl
25% OFF all NEW vinyl (excluding RSD releases)
25% OFF all CDs
40% OFF Cowboy Boots, WOW!
10% OFF All Instruments

...and how about a lovely raffle?
We thought we'd round off our RSD celebrations with a good old-fashioned raffle! We're going to have some great, unique prizes for you. We'll even give you a free raffle ticket if we find you queuing at 8am when we open! Prizes include:
• Two tickets to see Lucy Ward and Elle Osborne
• Two tickets to see The Good Lovelies
• Two tickets to see The Toy Hearts
• Union RSD Poster signed by the in-store artists
• Pre-loved Vinyl bundles
• Union record lable CDs
• ...and more!

Square Records
Wimborne
We will be handing out product lists to all customers in the queue for them to mark the items they want.
When we open at 8am the lists will be processed in queue order as fairly as possible.
Please note last years first customer started queuing at 9.30pm on the Friday night!
We have live music in the afternoon:
2pm Hannah Robinson - singer songwriter
3pm Saturday Sun - Folk/Rock

Tangled Parrot
Carmarthen
Richard King (Domino/SRD/Blank Tapes) author of How Soon Is Now is doing a talk about the music business miday
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We have instore appearances from
Racehorses live at 2pm
Plastic Youth live at 4pm

Thats Entertainment
Blackburn
"Open Mic" day whereby local musicians can pitch up with an acoustic guitar.

Thats Entertainment
Cardiff
They we will be having live acts performing through the day.

Thats Entertainment
Castleford
Crooked Ways festival presents stage acts performing acoustic sets outside the store. Acts TBC.

Thats Entertainment
Chester
Ed Alleyne Johnson performing (tbc)
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Thats Entertainment
Glasgow
Three bands playing in Glasgow - The Dirty Keys, Atom Falling and Scunner

Thats Entertainment
Gloucester
They have The Tell playing at 1:30pm followed by Saskia Says at 2:30pm and DJ Ninja& DJ Fade at 3:30pm

Thats Entertainment
Huddersfield
Live performances by 3 local acts
St Helens - Live performances by Richard Carpenter and Sam Westhead
Manchester - Live performance by David Julien, as seen on BBC1's The Voice
youtube.com/wat…1og
bbc.co.uk/pro…ien
twitter.com/!/MrDavidJulien
facebook.com/hom…php!/DavidJulienTheVoiceUK

Thats Entertainment
Middlesbrough
We are having an in store acoustic sets by local artists Sara Dennis and Carl Eaton.

Thats Entertainment
Newcastle
DJ Ash of Wildthorn playing tunes throughout the day.

Thats Entertainment
Northampton
DJ playing in the window during the day, this will have no negative effect on trade or space in the store.

Thats Entertainment
Nottingham
Owen James Harvey will be playing in the store @11am to promote his new EP release.

Thats Entertainment
Wakefield
In conjunction with Rhubarb Bomb Fanzine, We shall be celebrating all that is independent.
We will be having the following acts performing instore:

The Passing Fancy: thepassingfancy.bandcamp.com/
Michael Ainsley: myspace.com/mic…ley
The Spills: thespills.bandcamp.com/
The Runaround Kids: runaroundkids.com/

Rhubarb Bomb are also celebrating their 5th Anniversary by releasing a book & CD charting their history called "This City Consumes Us" . The CD will feature an exclusive track from Wakefield legends The Cribs. They are also curating a Mini Festival on the same day & people who buy the Book/CD or Record Store Day Titles instore will receive free tickets to the show at The Orangery.

Heres a link to the Facebook Event Page with Full Listings of the days events:
facebook.com/gro…07/!/events/335102783201834/

Thats Entertainment
Wolves
A selection of local singer / songwriters will be performing live.

The Drift Record Shop
Devon
As part of the international celebration that is Record Store Day, The Drift Record Shop welcomes the Finders Keepers label to Devon to partake, curate, contribute and be part of the biggest day of the record buying calendar.
Featuring:
* 'Exclusive to Drift Record Shop' mix tape (ltd to 40 copies with hand made sleeve)
* Exclusive Drift/Finders Keepers screen print series
* Devon Folklore Tapes Vol.3 (ahead of its official release)
* DJ Set David Orphan
* DJ Set ExtraStereo
* David A Jaycock live in-store (www.facebook.com/davidajaycockmusic)
* Stock from the Finders Keepers rich musical vaults
* Not to mention the hundreds and hundreds of exclusive and limited releases available as part of Record Store Day 2012

The Music Exchange
Nottingham
We have special instore acoustic performances from Michael Feerick (APOF) and We Show Up On RadaR (Hello Thor) And DJ sets from Anders (Hello Thor) And Paul Leftlion.
We will have giveaways, Raffles and suprises and there will be a free Tea or Coffee for the first 50 customers courtesy of the wonderful Aubreys Crepiere.

The Record Shop
Cheltenham
We are looking to work closely with our RSD shops in Cheltenham. Our own plan is to stagger opening hours for customers. This should help with customers of all three shops and their ability to get around on teh day. We shall be delaying our opening until 10.30am and continuing to be open until 8pm.

The Vinyl Factory
Chelsea
2 DJ's playing throughout the day, an assortment of live music. Event runs from 12noon-6pm.

Those Old Records
Rugeley
Saturday April 14th
Lichfield Vinyl Night
George IV - Bore Street Lichfield
Beau - album launch and first gog in 30 years
The Dec Burke Band
The Straight Aces
The show is being recorded for a potential live album

Top 20
Newbridge
Top Twenty in conjunction with Kildare-based music blog, BarryGruff, will behosting a special set of live in-store performances from the likes of Captain Moonlight, Sive, Appo, Substance and Paul McCormack. As well as some great live performances, to celebrate Record Store Day and 25 years in business, Top Twenty Newbridge will be offering 10% OFF ALL STOCK (excluding tickets) for one day only.

Come down and enjoy some live music from 2pm Saturday, April 21st & support your local record shop like some many others across the globe.

Tower Records
Dublin
Simone Felice @ 1pm
HAL @ 2pm
Sweet Jane @ 3pm
Dark Room Notes @ 4pm
Elvens @ 5pm
SPECIAL GUEST @ 6pm

Truck Store
Oxford
The Epstien, Borderville, the Old Grinding Young, Bethany Weimars, The Graceful Slicks, Plus special guests. Live Music from 1pm, stacks of limited edition indies only rleases available from 9am.
After party at The Cellar in association with Music Scene. Doors at 7:45, featuring Kill Murray, The Scholars, Robots with Souls. Plus free entre to Extra Curricular with a 1 hour live set from Coloureds.

Underground Solu'shn
Edinburgh
We'll be hosting an afternoon of vinyl only DJ sets and live electronics from some of Edinburgh's finest producers and DJs, including….

STEPHEN BROWN (Transmat), CRAIG SMITH (6th Borough Project), LINKWOOD (Firecracker), FUDGE FINGAS (Firecracker), LORD OF THE ISLES (Unthank), RIVER OF SLIME (De-Fence) and more to be confirmed.

All of these artists have releases on our shelves and are integral to Edinburgh's home grown, internationally recognised scene.

As well as all the vinyl, CDs and other formats (cassettes, anyone?) sold in store, you can expect to see and hear some demonstrations and special offers on our range of equipment, from hifi turntables to studio hardware and software.


Union Music
Lewes
Special acoustic in-stores/CD signings throughout the day with special guests from Bob's Folk Show compilation CD
13.00 The Kilcawley Family
13.15Trent Miller
14.00 Josienne Clark
14.15 Bara Bara Band
15.00 Michele Stodart ( The Magic Numbers)
Also special offers and massive discounts on vinyl, pre-loved vinyl & CDs.

VoxBox Music
Edinburgh
VoxBox Music has teamed up with two Edinburgh independent record labels, Gerry Loves Records and Song, by Toad.
We'll have some of the exclusive records for RSD12. Opening at 10.30am as usual
to sell the exclusive records as well as our usual fine selection of second
hand vinyl (and CDs).
Gerry Loves Records and Song, by Toad will be selling their full back
catalogues, including the last few copies of some releases. There will be free
samplers to give away and special package deals. There will also be a few of
the super limited Cath Records tapes.
15.00 Neil Pennycook of Meursault will be performing an acoustic set in the
shop.
16.00 Glasgow rockers PAWS will roar out an electric set at a secret location
nearby.
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Shengis

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Free Record Store Day Events Nationwide
WTF are that's entertainment stores doing being involved in this? I though the whole RSD was aimed at small independant quality record stores, not peddlers of left-over over stocked unwanted garbage?
andiejn

WTF are that's entertainment stores doing being involved in this? I … WTF are that's entertainment stores doing being involved in this? I though the whole RSD was aimed at small independant quality record stores, not peddlers of left-over over stocked unwanted garbage?



yes, i too find their involvement surprising
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