It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year… No, not Christmas, I’m talking about Record Store Day.
RSD is April 18th, it’s the GATRS favorite day. In fact, it’s our annual holiday where our favorite local and independent record stores offer exclusive releases to those die-hard vinyl lovers that are willing to stand in line for hours.
A few highlights have already been announced like Jack White’s Elvis reissue, Of Montreal’s live album, David Bowie Changes, The Doors Strange Days, Foo Fighters Songs From the Laundry Room, Johnny Marr I Feel You, Paul McCartney The Family Way: Original Soundtrack Recording, Otis Redding Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul, Rocky Horror Picture Show The Time Warp EP, Temples Mesmerise Live, Twin Peaks In the Morning(In the Evening)/Got Your Money, Vampire Weekend Step, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds In the Heat of the Moment, Pulp It, Bruce Springsteen, The White Stripes Get Behind Me Satan, and so many more.
You can check it out here.
The list was announced at a press conference at Rough Trade in Brooklyn. The press conference featured a panel including St. Vincent and Kate Pierson (the B-52’s).
This year’s Record Store Day ambassador is Dave Grohl.