Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Record Store Day in St. Louis: What's Going on at Vintage Vinyl, Apop Records and Euclid Records?

Posted By on Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 12:34 PM

[Update, April 14, 3 p.m.: Now updated with info on what's going on at Slackers!]

On Saturday, April 17, record stores around the country are celebrating Record Store Day -- a time to unplug from iTunes, eMusic and Amazon MP3 (or torrent sites) and purchase tunes in-person. As enticement, Record Store Day features a slew of limited-edition/exclusive releases -- a comprehensive list can be found here -- that are available on April 17. Three record stores in town are participating in RSD. Besides selling these exclusives listed above, they've assembled sweet events during the day and at night. In alphabetical order:

Apop Records (2831 Cherokee Street) (Facebook event page) *Free beer thanks to New Belgium *BBQ (veggie included) *A photobooth *Freezerburn Industries' Mr. Ben's RSD-only music zine, with a DVD of local Lepers TV footage *Between-band DJs Jeff Hess (KDHX's Wednesday Afternoon Delight) & Jeremy Kannappell (Ghost Ice) Performances! 1 p.m. Pretty Little Empire 1:45 p.m. SKR (SkakreKrau Radio) 2:30 p.m. Burn The Mute 3:15 p.m. .e 3:45 p.m. Bob Reuter 4:15 p.m. Egg Chef 4:45 p.m. Half Gay 5:30 p.m. Maximum Effort 6:15 p.m. Shaved Women 6:45 p.m. Strangulated Beatoffs 7:30 p.m. Glowdick

After-party, location TBA, featuring Fashion Dictator, Raglani, Soceress, Dino & Nic (Facebook event page)

Euclid Records (601 East Lockwood) *A store-wide sale, with 10 percent off "virtually everything in the store," they say *A sidewalk sale Performances! Noon: The Nevermores Luca Brasi 1 p.m.: 33 on the Needle 2 p.m. Adoring Heirs 3 p.m. Art Majors 4 p.m. Finn's Motel 5 p.m. Sleepy Kitty 6 p.m. Troubadour Dali 7 p.m. The Bottle Rockets

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