Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Record Store Day in AK and beyond

Southbound Records at 69 Mt Eden Rd have over 100 local and international Record Store Day releases available, plus 50% off all secondhand vinyl.Live in-store performances from Delaney Davidson and Tami Nielson. There will also be free coffee and homemade baking on offer, plus free eco music bags with purchases. Here's a list of RSD exclusives they've got in stock so far...

Real Groovy on Queen St has a bunch of exclusive Record Store Day vinyl they are releasing, plus live performances from Phoenix Foundation (2pm) and Spelling Mistakes (4pm), and DJs all day. DJ/performance schedule is here.

Conch Records at 115A Ponsonby Rd will also be getting involved with RSD special releases and goodies. They have a live instore PA from She's So Rad and Tyra Hammond, and also a huge collection of rare secondhand dance/drum n bass/jungle vinyl going out on the shelves (pulled from the collection of Nick D), around 3000 records.

My Generation over in Browns Bay will be taking part, with RSD specials.

Marbecks Classical in Queens Arcade has 25% off all vinyl for RSD.

Down in Wellington, Slowboat Records has a live instores from Louis Baker, Julia Deans, and Dave Dobbyn, and RPM Music has the Mantarays live instore plus DJs all day, and Deathray Records are also taking part.

New Plymouth's Vinyl Countdown is getting involved, check their FB page for more info.

Further down country we have...

Napier -  Just For The Record

Nelson – Everyman Records

Christchurch – Pennylane Records, and Galaxy Records get in on the act -Galaxy has X-Ray Charles live instore. 

Dunedin – Relics Music has Kahu and Paul Cathro live instore at 5pm. 14% sales instore all day.

There may be other stores in these towns taking part, but I can't find any sign online. Advertise your ish!

Local vinyl also out for Record Store Day: VARIOUS: DUNEDIN DOUBLE - The Chills, Sneaky Feelings, The Stones, The Verlaines (Flying Nun) 2 x 12" EP
BORED GAMES - Who Killed Colonel Mustard (Flying Nun) 12" EP
AND this gem: SUBURBAN REPTILES Saturday Night Stay At Home 7". A limited gold vinyl edition will be available to the first 20 buyers in-store at Real Groovy with a bonus colour photo print signed by photographer Paul Hartigan of the band in action.

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