Record geeks from around the world get together at local music shops every April to mark the Record Store Day. The day brings chance for them to enjoy offer to collect limited-edition LPs which are not bought online or at chain stores and catch close in-store performances.
The custom fro record selling was started in 2008 and held on one Saturday every April as well as every Black Friday in November to celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store.
However, the tradition becoming more valuable every year and the aim to make record stores alive are going nicely. By examining the Saturday’s big event, we collected through the meticulous 2019 releases and opted for our 10 favorite exclusives.
- Soccer Mommy: For Young Hearts
- Elton John: Live From Moscow
- Jeff Tweedy: Warmer
- Lost in Translation: Motion Picture Soundtrack’s Music
- Rockabye Baby!: Lullaby Renditions of Weezer
- Courtney Barnett: Everybody Here Hates You
- Bingo Hand Job: Live at the Borderline 1991
- Bob Dylan: Blood on the Tracks (Original Test Pressing)
- Various Artists: Woodstock (Mono PA Version)
- Various Artists: Office Space
Soccer Mommy: For Young Hearts
She is a well-known American singer-songwriter and musician from Nashville, Tennessee won indie-rock fans releasing her full-length debut, Clean, Soccer Mommy that also known as Sophie Allison. During her undergraduate at New York University, Mommy had been recorded her eight-song EP includes sad-weekend anthems such as “Henry,” “Inside Out,” and “Grown.” Orchid Tapes originally released a limited-run cassette in 2016.
Elton John: Live From Moscow
Elton John is considered one of the best English musicians and vocalists, as well as the first major Western pop star to perform in Soviet Russia in May of 1979. It emerged uncovered show where John team up with percussionist Ray Cooper. These both performed songs from his whole career as well as “Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word,” “Bennie and the Jets,” and “Better Off Dead.” Bootlegs drawn from a BBC broadcast have moved for decades, though it is the first it’s ever been brought to sale on vinyl. A.G.
Jeff Tweedy: Warmer
Jeffrey Scot Tweedy is an American songwriter, musician, and record producer, but best recognized as a singer and guitarist of the band Wilco. He Jeff Tweedy was on a artistic kick during Wilco’s year-plus “extended break”: Just last fall, and released a chronicle and his debut solo album of new songs (Warm), though those same sessions emerged so productive that they also yielded an entire other 10-song set, out this weekend. Nevertheless, the Warmer was recorded at the Loft’s Wilco’s Chicago recording studio that will made emergence as a limited run of 5,000 vinyl copies. S.V.L.
Lost in Translation: Motion Picture Soundtrack’s Music
Lost in Translation is the soundtrack from the 2003 same name film was originally directed by Sofia Coppola and supervised by Brian Reitzell. Motion Picture released it on September 9, 2003 through Emperor Norton Records. Kevin Shields’ five songs based collection as well as one of from his group My Bloody Valentine including the syrupy “City Girl” with “Just Like Honey” by the Jesus and Mary Chain. These also remained crucial part of sales on the Record Store Day 2019.
Rockabye Baby!: Lullaby Renditions of Weezer
Savvy’s parents had been learnt know that instrumental covers LPs by Rockabye Baby! (musical group who composed melodies for children) are everlasting fun for rock & roll youngsters and their adults the same. That is the time the series is stepping in the cross-generational Weezer party with sleepy-time along with ventures like “El Scorcho,” “Only in Dreams,” and “Say It Ain’t So.” At this stage, extra-ordinary 12-song set is released on clear vinyl for RSD.
Courtney Barnett: Everybody Here Hates You
Courtney Barnett’s this RSD-exclusive 12″ single showed off a biting A-side who dissolved epic-bummer lyrics (“I feel stupid, I feel useless, I feel insane”) with pleasing guitar crunch possibly. Like 2016’s “Three Packs a Day,” it’s a prompt that even the Australian singer and songwriter’s castoffs are informal gold. S.V.L.
Bingo Hand Job: Live at the Borderline 1991
One of the most popular neo-folk groups recorded just after the release of Out of Time, this official bootleg comprises live takes on several underscores from that album (“Low,” “Half a World Away,” “Radio Song”) with addition of older classics such as “Perfect Circle,” “Swan Swan H,” and “Fall on Me.” It is released on a two-LP edition of 3,000. S.V.L. Bingo Hand Job remained most favorite uncounted of fans all around the globe.
Bob Dylan: Blood on the Tracks (Original Test Pressing)
Another singer-songwriter, visual artist and writer, who has been a major figure in popular culture for six decades, though Bob Dylan had been changed his mind when the album entitled Blood on the Tracks went out to critics re-recorded half the songs in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
On another side, he had been working less than a week at New York’s A&R Recording Studios with producer Phil Ramone in 1974 composing of his 15th studio album. It is believed the superior version of the album by fans, while its complete New York sessions were released on the exhaustive More Blood, More Tracks box set in 2018, but this is the first time that original test-pressing edition of the LP has ever been legitimately sold on its own. A.G.
Various Artists: Woodstock (Mono PA Version)
Rather than selecting between 2 competitive Woodstock day of remembrance concerts this summer, difficulty the sound recording in mono that turns you back within the mud of the 1969 original. The 3LP options the full-length versions of the songs that were shortened for the sound recording in 1970, therefore hopefully on this one you will be able to pay attention to Neil Young harmonize along with his CSNY bandmates. A.M.
Various Artists: Office Space
It’s full of Nineties hip-hop classics that shows off everyone from Canibus to Kool Keith, Slum Village and Ice Cube. The “Down for Whatever” is the underline on Office Space’s soundtrack and materialized as a classy West Coast production having just the right segments of laid-back groove and simmering tension. Its highlight surely is Geto Boys’ “Damn It Feels Good to Be a Gangsta,” the perfect song to play while wrecking an office printer. A.G.