HEADS UP | Cool Things Planned For April 22 — The 10th Anniversary Of ‘Record Store Day’

April 17, 2017.

12549813405_83e340fcf7_k

by Ken Tsui | Since 2007, Record Store Day has been an international celebration of the independently owned record shop. Traditionally held on a Saturday in April, the day boasts live performances, good deals on records and the release of an impressive roster of rare vinyl pressed specifically for the celebratory day. On April 22nd, record shops all over town will throw open their doors to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Record Store Day and we’ve got a quick heads up on what you should be checking out:

Red Cat Records | 4331 Main St. & 2447 Hastings St. | DETAILS
With two stores, Red Cat is pulling double duty hosting two separate rosters of live shows at both stores. Depending on the kind of mood you’re in, you can catch Koban, Ashley Shadow, Skyote, The Pack A.D and Loscil up on Main St. or something a bit mellower with Lt. Frank Dickens, Hello Blue Roses (Dan Bejar’s side project) and Nick Krgovich at their Hasting’s shop. Check Red Cat’s website for updates on set times.

Beat Street Records | 439 W. Hastings St. | DETAILS
A great place to snag some of the rare hip-hop releases dropping April 22nd. Make sure to keep your eyes peeled for RSD exclusives like UGK’s ‘Hard to Swallow’ on vinyl for the first time, rap legend J Dilla’s ‘Motor City’ featuring 20 never before released instrumental tracks and Slick Rick’s classic ‘The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick’ that ups the ante on a masterpiece with a collector’s 16-page children’s book!

Neptoon Records | 3561 Main St. | DETAILS
Neptoon Records will be hosting bands all day including The Evaporators (Nardwuar’s band), Dopey’s Robe, Sore Points, Peach Pit, Jay Arner, Douse and Hamm: One Man Band. Check Neptoon’s website for updates on set times.

Dandelion Records | 2442 Main St. | DETAILS
With a collection of killer no filler, Dandelion has a great balance of classics and deep cuts. Known for bringing in some pretty eclectic stuff, expect the Record Store Day offerings to celebrate the same spirit (everything from The Cure’s ‘Greatest Hits’ featuring two songs that don’t appear on any other vinyl release to classic obscurities like the classic Bollywood soundtrack for ‘Don’).

Audiopile | 2016 Commercial Dr. | DETAILS
If you’re looking just to do some low-profile crate digging, Audiopile will be putting vinyl (excluding Record Store Day releases) on sale with 20% off used records and 10% off new for one day only, along with plenty of exclusive RSD releases.

Zulu Records | 1972 W. 4th Ave. | DETAILS
Record Store Day wouldn’t be the same without one of the most storied shops in town. With a history of over 35 years, Zulu Records is home to dad rock. While you can expect sale prices and some exclusive classic rock releases like David Bowie’s previously unreleased live album ‘Cracked Actors’ to hit their shelves April 22nd, there will be a few live performances as the day winds down.

High Life Records | 1317 Commercial Dr. | DETAILS
These purveyors of world music and classic rock are celebrating Record Store Day with a big sale and sweetening the deal with a raffle, giveaways and “beverages”.

#ScoutThis

There are no comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Local Events Cool things going down...

GOODS | Strange Fellows, Chicha And Rabbit’s Foot To Collaborate On Peruvian Dinner, May 3

GOODS | Strange Fellows, Chicha And Rabbit’s Foot To Collaborate On Peruvian Dinner, May 3

The GOODS from Chicha Vancouver, BC | On Wednesday, May 3rd, Chicha chefs Shelome Bouvette and Allison Flook are collaborating with longtime friend Tobias… more 

GOODS | Vancouver Aquarium’s Pop-Up Cafe Set To Celebrate Spot Prawn Season, May 12

GOODS | Vancouver Aquarium’s Pop-Up Cafe Set To Celebrate Spot Prawn Season, May 12

The GOODS from Ocean Wise Vancouver, BC | Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre’s pop-up café returns just in time for the highly anticipated B.C. spot… more 

HEADS UP | Put Up Your Dukes! 2017 ‘Aprons For Gloves’ Boxing Tryouts Set For April 22/23

HEADS UP | Put Up Your Dukes! 2017 ‘Aprons For Gloves’ Boxing Tryouts Set For April 22/23

From the inbox today comes details on the imminent Aprons For Gloves tryouts. Get ready to put up your dukes! On April 22 and 23 Aprons for Gloves Boxing… more 

GOODS | Mark Perrier & JC Poirier Set To Co-Chef ‘St. Lawrence’ Pop-Up Dinner On May 1st

GOODS | Mark Perrier & JC Poirier Set To Co-Chef ‘St. Lawrence’ Pop-Up Dinner On May 1st

The GOODS from St. Lawrence Vancouver, BC | On Monday, May 1, join us for dinner at Ask for Luigi to try, test and enjoy our menu development for our upcoming… more 

SCOUT LIST | Ten Things That You Should Absolutely Do Between Now And Next Week

SCOUT LIST | Ten Things That You Should Absolutely Do Between Now And Next Week

by Michelle Sproule | The main objective of this website is to scout out and promote the things that make Vancouver such a sweet place to be. We do this with… more 

HEADS UP | Scratch That Itch At Casey Wei’s Chinatown ‘Karaoke Video Maker Free Store’

HEADS UP | Scratch That Itch At Casey Wei’s Chinatown ‘Karaoke Video Maker Free Store’

by Ken Tsui | For anyone who looking to take "they're playing my jam!" to the next level, Vancouver artist Casey Wei is at your service. Best known for making… more 

GOODS | Farmer’s Apprentice To Host Feasts For Local Farm Damaged By February Blizzard

GOODS | Farmer’s Apprentice To Host Feasts For Local Farm Damaged By February Blizzard

The GOODS from Farmer's Apprentice Vancouver, BC | Renowned locavore chef David Gunawan and his team at Farmer’s Apprentice are pitching in to help a nearby… more 

GOODS | Tinhorn Creek’s Canadian Concert Series Set For Summer With Big Sugar, Others

GOODS | Tinhorn Creek’s Canadian Concert Series Set For Summer With Big Sugar, Others

The GOODS from Tinhorn Creek Oliver, BC | Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is pleased to announce the return of its Canadian Concert Series for 2017, with a highly… more 

The scout Community

49th Parallel Coffee Roasters & Lucky’s Doughnuts Acorn Agrius Ai & Om Alibi Room Ancora Waterfront Dining & Patio Anh and Chi AnnaLena Araxi Arbor Ask For Luigi Au Comptoir Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie Bar Oso Bauhaus Beach Bay Café & Patio Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe Bel Café Bestie Bishop’s Bistro Wagon Rouge Bittered Sling Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar Bottleneck Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Bufala Burdock & Co. Cabrito Cacao Cadeaux Bakery Café Medina Caffè Artigiano Camp Lifestyle + Coffee Co. Campagnolo Campagnolo ROMA Cartems Donuterie Chambar Chefs’ Table Society of BC Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie  Chicha Chill Winston ChocolaTas Chocolate Arts Cibo Trattoria Cinara CinCin Ristorante + Bar Cioffi’s Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill Cocktails & Canapes Catering + Events Cook Culture Culinary Capers Catering & Special Events Dirty Apron Cooking School & Delicatessen Dixie’s Authentic Texas BBQ Earnest Ice Cream East Van Roasters Cafe Edible Canada Elementa Espana Fable Fanny Bay Farmer’s Apprentice Fat Mao Fernwood Coffee Company Field & Social Forage Giovane Cafe + Eatery Gotham Steakhouse & Bar Grain Granville Island Grapes & Soda Greenhorn Espresso Bar Gyoza Bar Hart House Restaurant Harvest Community Foods Hawksworth Restaurant Heirloom Heritage Asian Eatery Homer Street Cafe & Bar Hy’s Steakhouse Irish Heather Jamjar JJ Bean Joy Road Catering Juice Truck Juke Fried Chicken Juniper Keefer Bar Kin Kao Kissa Tanto Knifewear Kozakura Kuma Tofino L’Abattoir La Buca La Mezcaleria La Pentola La Quercia La Taqueria Pinche Taco Shop Les Amis du Fromage Lions Pub, The Liquidity Bistro Lobby Lounge + RawBar Longtail Kitchen Made By Pacific Maenam Mak N Ming Mamie Taylor’s MARKET by Jean-Georges Matchstick Coffee Roasters Meinhardt Fine Foods Miku Restaurant Milano Coffee Minami Miradoro Mission Mister Mogiana Coffee Mosquito Nero Belgian Waffle Bar Nicli Antica Pizzeria Nightingale Nomad Nook Nuba Oakwood Canadian Bistro OLO OPUS Bar Osteria Savio Volpe Oyama Sausage Co. Pallet Coffee Roasters Pat’s Pub & BrewHouse Pidgin Pizzeria Farina Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn, The Pourhouse Railtown Cafe Railtown Catering Rain Or Shine Ice Cream Red Wagon, The Revolver Coffee Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. Royal Dinette Salt Tasting Room Savoury Chef Shaughnessy Restaurant Shebeen Whisk(e)y House Shelter Siena Six Acres Sophie’s Cosmic Cafe Sorella Stable House, The Tableau Bar Bistro Tacofino Tavola Terra Breads Thierry Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie Timber Timbertrain Coffee Roasters Torafuku Tractor Foods Truffles Fine Foods Two Rivers Specialty Meats UBC Farm Uncommon Cafe, The Urban Digs Farm Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise™ Program Via Tevere Pizzeria Napoletana Vij’s Restaurant Virtuous Pie West Restaurant Wildebeest Wolf In The Fog YEW seafood

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged. It was .

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged. It was .