Record Store Day Returns!

My favorite rite of Spring? Record Store Day Returns!

My favorite rite of Spring? Record Store Day Returns!

This week marks the dynamic return of my favorite unofficial holiday, Record Store Day! Independent record shops around the country (and, in fact, around the world) will be joining in this celebration of physical formats, brick and mortar retail outlets, and that honest-to-goodness sense of community that only arises when businesses actually a.) give a crap about the goods they are selling and b.) give a crap about the people they are selling these goods to.

So, there’s plenty of great music set for release this Saturday, but here’s what will get me out of bed and down to Shake It! Records at the break of dawn: Continue reading