This Saturday, 17th April, is Record Store Day, the day on which we celebrate the independent record shop and acknowledge its importance to music. This year there are dozens of special limited edition releases coming out to mark the day (many limited to just 1000 or even as few as 100 copies). For a full list of releases, see the Indie Record Shop website. You will be able to get these in Leeds at Crash and Jumbo on 17th April.
If you heard the Drive show this evening you will have heard us talking to Jumbo Records about the day. Then in Too Much Too Young, you might have heard Joel, Patrick and Keiron talking about the day, and they playedÂ She & Him and Peggy Sue, both of whom are releasing singles on Record Store Day.
I dedicated the whole of my show to things being released on Record Store Day tonight, and this is what I played:
MGMT – Siberian Breaks
The Jesus And Mary Chain – You Trip Me Up
Dangermouse vs Sparklehorse feat. Gruff Rhys – Just War
The Fall – Bury! Pts.2+4
Slow Club – Trophy Room (BCB Session)
Neu! – Crazy
Beach House – Zebra
Arab Strap – The First Big Weekend
Yeasayer – O.N.E
The Beatles – Rain
Villagers – Becoming A Jackal
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – The Mercy Seat