Posts Tagged ‘Record Store Day’

Vinyl Tap: A Visual Guide to D.C.’s Record Stores

Because visits to your local record store shouldn't just be once a year.

Joe’s Record Paradise Turns to Crowdfunding to Save Store

A Record Store Day bummer

How to Celebrate Record Store Day in Greater D.C.

Line up early.

Vinyl Trap: A D.C. Record Fair Survival Guide

Record fans nationwide nerd out over rare releases twice a year on Record Store Day. But local vinyl collectors get an additional opportunity to swap sleeves when the D.C. Record Fair rolls around. This Sunday, the shopping celebration moves south to Arlington’s Artisphere in conjunction with the venue’s “Fermata” sound art exhibition. Local musician and [...]

How to Celebrate Record Store Day in the DMV

Between the religious holidays of Good Friday and Easter Sunday this year falls Record Store Day, an annual celebration of all things vinyl. Some D.C.-area record stores are hawking RSD exclusives (you can find a full list of offerings here), and others are turning the sales opportunity into a day-long party. Read on to find [...]

Arts Roundup: Mildly Uneducated Edition

Arcade Fire's Win Butler responds to the Washington Post's negative review of the band's last album, calling it "mildly uneducated" and himself a "fucking rock star." [Stereogum]
Michelle and Barack Obama, besties with Beyonce and Jay Z 4 life. [Washingtonian]
Is there enough demand for all these new movie theaters opening in D.C.? [Housing Complex]
Also: More renderings [...]

I Love Cassettes, and That’s Why I Don’t Love Cassette Store Day

Despite media chatter about a recent “cassette resurgence,” most people still haven't re-embraced the tape. Anyone under 30 probably associates them with their parents' music collections, and only a slim margin of record nerds knows about their prevalence among obscure noise and punk bands. But soon, you'll be able to buy cassettes from big-name bands [...]

ToDo ToDay: Jen Kirkman!

Last year, heavily followed stand-up comic and Chelsea Lately panelist Jen Kirkman quit Twitter and started a Tumblr called MA’AM, or "Men Aligned Against Misogyny," that invited dudes to sound off about sexism and its discontents. Let's hope Kirkman’s minicampaign against Internet-enabled misogyny won her legions of feminist fans. She’s become one [...]

Arts Roundup: The Real Housewives of Benning Road Edition

Introducing The Real Housewives of Benning Road. [TMOTTGoGo]
Alamo Drafthouse is searching for three new D.C.-area locations. [Washington Business Journal]
Theater J dedicates a performance to deceased D.C. Jewish Community Center parking-lot attendant Desmond Obamogie. [Theater J]
Record Store Day: a very mixed blessing for local record shops. [Post]
Michael Kahn returns to Signature Theatre for the first time in two [...]

Record Store Day: Which D.C. Area Stores Are Selling What?

As usual, several record stores in D.C. plan to participate in Record Store Day this Saturday, and we've got the goods on what local shops have planned for this year's spring edition. (For your reference, here's the official list of every April 2013 Record Store Day release.)
Update, 8 p.m.: We finally have info on what Crooked Beat [...]

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