Tomorrow (Saturday 21st) is Record Store Day – a day for celebrating everything vinyl, everything limited edition, not to mention it being a day where music fans can give back to their local record stores.
For another year, stores around Australia will be showing out for RSD, with special in-store performances scheduled for shops throughout the day. While your list may be continuing to grow when it comes to what special release records you’re hoping to lay your hands on, we’ve put together a bit of a guide of where to hit up.
GREVILLE RECORDS, PRAHRAN
There are a stack of live events happening in Melbourne through the weekend, but if you’re kicking around Prahran on Saturday, make sure you stop by Greville Records. Amyl and The Sniffers headline a line up of locals, featuring JAALA, Tendrils, Sophie Koh and Leah Senior.
JAALA – 1:30pm
TENDRILS (Joel and Charlie) – 2:30pm
SOPHIE KOH (with Strings) – 3:30pm
LEAH SENIOR – 4:30pm
AMYL AND THE SNIFFERS – 6pm
NORTHSIDE RECORDS, FITZROY
A huge one for funk and soul fans, as Northside gears up for RSD 2018; bands and DJs will perform throughout, with each artist on the line up presenting a brand new 45″ or LP on Saturday as part of RSD. Check out the list of performances below, with the Northside shindig kicking off from 10am!
DJ SYSTA BB: 10am – 11am
DJ PAUL GORRIE: 11am – 12pm
DJ PIERRE BARONI: 12pm – 1pm
MZ RIZK: 1pm – 2pm
REMI/COOL OUT SUN (Live)
JIMI DAWG: 3pm – 4pm
PLUTONIC LAB & NATALIE SLADE (Live)
THE BAMBOOS (Live)
Northside Sound System: 6pm – 7pm
JET BLACK CAT
Jet Black Cat are getting together a sweet as line up for RSD 2018, with Jade Imagine, Alice Ivy and Nice Biscuit all set to perform in Brisbane as part of their annual party. Limited edition tees and exclusive releases are also on offer – check out the set times below and get along early!
ALICE IVY: 1:30pm
JADE IMAGINE: 3:00pm
NICE BISCUIT: 4:30pm
Red Hill’s Monster Robot are kicking on right throughout the weekend, with in store appearances and discounts on records set to draw punters in across their stretch of celebrations. Apollo Brown will be signing copies of Across the Globe Vol. 1, while DJ Total Eclipse, 2Dogz, DJ Bacon and more will be on the decks to make sure the party vibes never dip.
For more info, hit their website here.
BIG VILLAGE x LOW KEY SOURCE
These two epic labels are coming together at the Kings Cross Hotel on Saturday night for a RSD afterparty not to be missed, hosting Apollo Brown, P.Smurf, Godriguez, CHASM, DJ Cost and special guest DJs representing for 567 King and Revolve Records – all for free.
Check out their Facebook event here, for more information!
MOJO RECORD BAR
Open from 9am, Central Sydney’s Mojo Record Bar is continuing business until 9pm, while the bar is staying open until 1am! Enjoy some happy hour brews while perusing some records on special. Melbourne’s Wild Meadows are performing at 6:30pm, with their new album on vinyl available for sale throughout the session!
Check out their Facebook event, here.
Always a popular haunt, RedEye Records in Central Sydney will be opening from 8am tomorrow, bringing out 250 special edition limited titles. Hosting a set from Polish Club at 2:30pm, RSD punters can also expect to see Don Walker appearing at RedEye, signing copies of his new solo album!
Preparing for their biggest RSD outing yet, Adelaide’s Clarity Records will be hosting one of the biggest ranges of releases in the country. Opening at midnight on Friday (Saturday morning), while closing at midnight on Saturday, Clarity Records will be boasting a jampacked store of new and secondhand stock.
Keep up to date with what’s happening down on Pulteney Street, here.