April 19, 2009

National Record Store Day

DJ's, deals and live music during National Record Store Day parties at Vintage Vinyl and Euclid Records. By Annie Zaleski.
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National Record Store Day.
National Record Store Day.
Euclid Records owner Joe Schwab. Afternoon rain didn't stop patrons from flocking to the Webster Groves record store, which offered ten percent off everything in the place.
Euclid Records owner Joe Schwab. Afternoon rain didn't stop patrons from flocking to the Webster Groves record store, which offered ten percent off everything in the place.
Euclid Records employee Steve Pick helps a customer. He noted that the store was packed with people all day.
Euclid Records employee Steve Pick helps a customer. He noted that the store was packed with people all day.
Euclid Records was crowded all day with people buying music and enjoying live performances from local acts such as the Trip Daddys, Troubadour Dali and the Bottle Rockets.
Euclid Records was crowded all day with people buying music and enjoying live performances from local acts such as the Trip Daddys, Troubadour Dali and the Bottle Rockets.
The St. Louis band Bent, a favorite in the '90s, performed for the first time in many years.
The St. Louis band Bent, a favorite in the '90s, performed for the first time in many years.
Bent vocalist Rob Wagoner, pictured here, noted that it had a "new" CD for sale.
Bent vocalist Rob Wagoner, pictured here, noted that it had a "new" CD for sale.
Bent's Jawbreaker-esque tunes sounded fantastic.
Bent's Jawbreaker-esque tunes sounded fantastic.
Record Store Day boasted scads of limited-edition vinyl and CD's for sale, like this My Morning Jacket live EP.
Record Store Day boasted scads of limited-edition vinyl and CD's for sale, like this My Morning Jacket live EP.
More Record Store Day exclusives, from Bruce Springsteen and Grizzly Bear.
More Record Store Day exclusives, from Bruce Springsteen and Grizzly Bear.
Even metal gods Slayer got into the Record Store Day fun.
Even metal gods Slayer got into the Record Store Day fun.