April 21, 2018 is Record Store Day- a day where staff, customers and artists come celebrate the unique culture surrounding independently owned record stores. Contests, special releases and promotions are crafted exclusively for this day. The Record Store Day Official Release List includes a range of artists and diverse styles of music. Here are some highlights for fans and collectors.
Pop star, Taylor Swift will be releasing three of her albums on colored vinyl including a turquoise edition of her self-titled album, a gold edition of Fearless and a hot pink edition of 1989.
For the Punk Rocker…
Early mixes of The Ramones second album Leave Home by their original engineer Ed Stasium, will be released on vinyl for the first time.
Calling all Corey fans…
If you are a Corey Taylor fan, Stone Sour is releasing Hydrograd Acoustic Sessions for Record Store Day.
If you love the 90s…
Did you know it’s the 20th Anniversary Sugar Ray’s “Fly”? Enjoy this re-release is on sea foam green disc.
Craft Beer Lovers…
Dogfish Head Brewery and Legacy Recordings’ Music To Drink Beer To series is a Record Store Day tradition. Enjoy this year’s release, Dogfish Head–Music To Drink Beer and Make Love To, it’s the perfect playlist for romance and refreshments.
For comic and superhero lovers…
Run The Jewels Stay Gold Collector’s Edition has a metal box to hold your vinyl collection, a clear etched vinyl 12″ with Marvel Comics branding and a RTJ slip mat and sticker.
Record Store Day
Date/Time: Saturday April 21st– 8am-9pm
Live Performances: 1:00 pm – Mike Peters of The Alarm
3:00 pm – Jesse Kinch
Address: Looney Tunes
31 Brookvale Ave
West Babylon, NY 11704
Phone: (631) 587-7722
There are many record stores on Long Island, but Looney Tunes will have the largest selection and stock on the East Coast for Record Store Day. Over 400 exclusive releases will be coming in just for Record Store Day. Looney Tunes will also have their own special release; the 1972 classic children’s album Free to Be You and Me from will be re-pressed on Brookvale Records. There will also be two free shows, Mike Peters of the Alarm at 1pm and singer/songwriter Jesse Kinch at 3pm. Also enjoy free food, contests and giveaways. Remember no pre-orders or holds are available and all products are first come first serve, so arrive early.