Alternate takes, limited represses and colored seven-inches… Yes, the eighth annual celebration of independent brick-and-mortar music shops hits NYC this Saturday, April 19. Participating will be vinyl slingers across the city, including Turntable Lab, Other Music, Bleecker Street Records and Rough Trade, whose all-day blowout will feature sets from Hospitality, Perfect Pussy, Betty Who and many more. Check recordstoreday.com for more info on special releases, extended hours and events around the city.
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This downtown standby is hosting an eclectic all-day bash, featuring in-store performers in a number of genres: catch local art-punk faves Pop. 1280, avant-jazz saxist extraordinaire Matana Roberts, DIY improv songsmith Lonnie Holley and noise-scene luminary Pete Swanson. 10am—8pm.