Good Cop PR/NoiseNY says: RECORD STORE DAY 2015 In-Stores Announced!
April 14, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
RECORD STORE DAY IS THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2015…
…AND THERE’S AMAZING STUFF GOING ON AT RSD PARTICIPING STORES!
FEATURING: THE BUZZCOCKS, KIM GORDON, STEVE EARLE, DAMIEN RICE,
TODD RUNDGREN, MERGE RECORDS, EX HEX, ALL TIME LOW, DAWES,
OKGO, THE SEA AND CAKE, PHILIP SELWAY, WILLIAM TYLER,
THOSE DARLINS, MIKE WATT AND THE SECONDMEN, DAVE SITEK,
MAC MCCAUGHAN, DOM FLEMONS, SAUN & STARR,
AND MANY, MANY MORE!
Everywhere At Once: You would have to be living under a rock not to know that Record Store Day 2015 is coming right up. This Saturday, April 18th will mark the 8th annual event and there are parties going on at record stores across the country. Below is a list of just some of the over 600 artists, locally, regionally, and nationally known who will be spending the day celebrating the culture of their indie record store.
Rough Trade in Brooklyn will play host to some noteworthy artists: Kim Gordon will be popping in for a meet, greet and signing of her acclaimed new book, Girl In A Band, while Sub Pop’s Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires rock the house with tunes from their latest (2nd) album, Dereconstructed. The Buzzcocks will also stop in for a signing of their latest, an RSD special release, “The Way,” a 7” from last year’s album release of the same name b/w the previously unissued on vinyl “Generation Suicide” and the newest Daptone signing, Saun & Starr, who provided backing vox on Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings latest RSD special, will play a set at the store, as well.
Merge Records celebrates RSD at Bull City Records in their hometown of Durham, NC with a full day’s agenda of said label’s much-loved artists, including performances by indie darlins’/supergroup, Ex Hex, label co-founder/Superchunk/Portastatic mainman, Mac McCaughan and William Tyler (Lambchop, Silver Jews, etc…).
Just down the street and around the block at Raleigh’s Schoolkids, Dom Flemons, founding member of Carolina Chocolate Drops, will be playing a set in support of his special Record Store Day release, What Got Over (10” vinyl) and All Time Low will pop in for a signing of their #1 UK debut, Future Hearts.
Grimey’s in Nashville presents Big Day performances from Those Darlins and The Lees of Memory, both of whom have special RSD releases, along with not-to-be-missed sets from Turbo Fruits, Halestorm, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, and Jonathan Jackson + Enation, from TV’s Nashville.
Dawes pops in for a set at Portland, OR’s beloved Music Millennium, as does Dead Moon and head west on Burnside to Everyday Music for DJ sets from Laura Viers and Tucker Martine, Steve Turner from Mudhoney and an evening rock set by The Dandy Warhols followed by the Dandys doing a DJ set, as well.
Amoeba Hollywood will see no drout of amazing DJ sets either with a boast-worthy lineup including Rick Ross (Delicious Vinyl), TV On The Radio’s Dave Sitek, Dub Club DJ Boss Harmony and more! Live performances at Amoeba will include Mike Watt + The Secondmen (plus a signing), EV Kain (who will do the same) and Art/Caricature installation by members of the aforementioned TVOTR and a full playbacks of the Sun Records Curated by RSD LP and Fool’s Gold Flying Lessons’ LP. Radiohead’s Philip Selway will do a set up the coast at Amoeba San Francisco, along with DJ sets from Boombostic, Kells Bells, DJ Primo, OkieOran, Beerzbub and Russell Quan.
The amazing Damien Rice performs at Denver’s longstanding outpost, Twist and Shout, Jason Isbell does his thing at Horizon Records in Greenville, SC and the legendary Todd Rundgren graces Little Rock’s Arkansas Record and CD Exchange.
Local H and The Sea and Cake check in at Chicago’s Reckless Records for in-store shows, while Robert Trujillo pops in, as well, for a signing. Asylum Records in Mesa, AZ hosts a special set by Gwar and metal trailblazers Morbid Angel check in to meet n’ greet fans at Austin’s Waterloo Records.
And last, but not least, Good Records in Dallas will see performances from the ubiquitous OKGO, as well as from Steve Earle, who is set to release a 10” on New West, an RSD exclusive, Terraplane, inspired by Robert Johnson’s “Terraplane Blues” and featuring both Earle’s and Johnson’s version of the song. Revered songwriter, Chris Stapleton will also rock the store in support of his RSD release, In Stereo, (Limited Run/Regional Focus) on 10”.
For more information on Record Store Day 2015 events (and events at record stores throughout the year, please visit: www.recordstoreday.com)
Record Store Day is managed by the Department of Record Stores and is organized in partnership with the Alliance of Independent Media Stores (AIMS), the Coalition of Independent Music Stores (CIMS) and celebrates the culture of independent record stores by playing host to in-store events/performances, signings and special product releases on a global scale.
Record Store Day takes place annually on the third Saturday of April.
Record Store Day 2015 Sponsors:
ADA, Border City Media, Caroline, Crosley Turntables, Disk Union, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Discmakers, InGrooves, Music Business Association, RED, Redbull, Redeye Distribution, Sony Music, Universal Music Distribution, Warner Bros. Records, WEA
Record Store Day logos can be requested by emailing Information@recordstoreday.com
The Seal of Record Store Day 2015 Ambassador Dave Grohl can be found at www.recordstoreday.com under PRESS KIT
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