Record Store Day 2016 is this Saturday, April 16th – a whole day for vinyl nerds to dig through the crates in search of some wonderful wax. This year’s special releases include records from top touring acts like Muse, Alt-J, Florence + The Machine, Brian Fallon, Best Coast, Mudcrutch, and Frank Turner, as well as classic reissues from David Bowie, Bob Dylan, the Grateful Dead, Joan Jett, Johnny Cash and more.
So go ahead, check out our staff picks of must-have records, and prepare to spend your hard-earned dollars on a whole new batch of exclusive, sweet and shiny vinyl. Get out there and support your local independent record stores!!
Record Store Day – 2016 Staff Picks
KEXP Presents: Raw Power – A Tribute To Iggy & The Stooges Live From the Rooftop of Pike Place Market – August 23rd, 2015
Featuring Mike McCready (Pearl Jam), Duff McKagan (Guns n Roses), Mark Arm (Mudhoney), and Barrett Martin (Screaming Trees). Holy smokes.
Metallica – Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité, Metallica! – Live at Le Bataclan. Paris, France – June 11th, 2003
Rock out for a good cause – this year’s RSD Ambassadors will donate the proceeds from this release to benefit Fondation de France’s Give For France charity.
The Flaming Lips – Heady Nuggs Vol.II Studio Albums 2006 – 2012
This eight LP box set includes the albums At War With The Mystics, Christmas On Mars, Embryonic, The Dark Side Of The Moon, The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends.
See the full list of Record Store Day’s Releases here…
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