The seventh annual Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 19, and Schoolkids Records in Raleigh is gearing up for another big day of exclusive releases and fantastic in-store performances.
The store will host sets by Chatham County Line previewing songs from their forthcoming album Tightrope (1:30 p.m.), Dex Romweber Duo (2:45 p.m.) and Tonk (3:45 p.m.).
Local record labels Merge and Yep Roc each have exclusive releases coming out on Saturday. Merge has reissues from Spoon and Breadwinner while Yep Roc has releases from The Minus 5, The Autumn Defense and Josh Rouse, Wesley Stace, Southern Culture on the Skids and Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin.
There are also releases from Bastille, David Bowie, Broken Bells, Jake Bugg, Built To Spill, Cage the Elephant, Chvrches, Circa Survive/Sunny Day Real Estate, The Civil Wars, Cults, The Cure/Dinosaur Jr., Cut Copy, Dawes/Conor Oberst, Death Cab For Cutie, Deer Tick, Devo, Disclosure, Drive-By Truckers, Steve Earle, The Flaming Lips, Foals, Frightened Rabbit, Green Day, Haim, Hüsker Dü, Joy Division, Kings of Leon, Lake Street Dive, Ray Lamontagne, Langhorne Slim, Hamilton Leithauser, Man Man, of Montreal, The Orwells, Jimmy Page and the Black Crowes, Paramore, Pinback, The Pogues with Joe Strummer, Skrillex, Soundgarden, Regina Spektor, Bruce Springsteen, Tame Impala, Butch Walker, White Denim, The Zombies and many, many more. Check out the full list HERE.
All of the aforementioned releases may be available at Schoolkids Records, All Day Records, CD Alley, Bull City Records, Offbeat Music, Nice Price Books, Hunky Dory, Edward McKay Used Books and More, In the Groove Records and Sorry State Records.