Record Store Day http://kmuw.org en Musical Space: Record Store Day Is All About The Deep Find http://kmuw.org/post/musical-space-record-store-day-all-about-deep-find <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>April 19th is <a href="http://www.recordstoreday.com">Record Store Day</a>—an international celebration of vinyl records that caters to rabid fans and rabid collectors alike. The first Record Store Day was in 2007 and came with a hitch in the age of online shopping: The releases were only available at independent stores and you had to physically go to the store to get the records you wanted—if your store received those releases in your shipment.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Mark Foley 32717 at http://kmuw.org Musical Space: Record Store Day Is All About The Deep Find Record Store Day's Black Friday Event Aims To Support Local Music Shops http://kmuw.org/post/record-store-days-black-friday-event-aims-support-local-music-shops <p></p><p>Every year since 2007, on the third Saturday in April, music fans and record collectors flock to their local independent music shop in hopes of scoring a gem on Record Store Day.</p><p>This year, collectors will get something a little bit extra.</p><p>In addition to the main event held earlier this year, a smaller second event will take place on November 29. Organizers of "Record Store Day - Back to Black Friday" hope to drive customers into their local record shops during the busiest shopping day of the year.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Hugo Phan 26565 at http://kmuw.org Record Store Day's Black Friday Event Aims To Support Local Music Shops Into It: Vinyl Records http://kmuw.org/post/it-vinyl-records <p><i>Mark Foley explores the joys of vinyl.</i></p><p>For the past decade, vinyl records have been making a comeback. Today, LPs are the fastest-growing medium for recorded music. One estimate of sales for last year is four million—impressive in an industry that has been shrinking since the early 1980s.</p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 11:59:32 +0000 Mark Foley 1801 at http://kmuw.org Into It: Vinyl Records