Addicted To Vinyl Musical thoughts from the open road, with headphones on

17Apr/0922

Record Store Day is TOMORROW!

It's been a fun week!

Wednesday night, I went to the Rock Hall with my pals D.X. Ferris from Scene Magazine, Sirius XM personality Dusty Street, and Pale Hollow drummer Nick Perry, for an evening of Q&A with drummer Joe Vitale about his book Backstage Pass.

If the goal is to leave 'em wanting more, Vitale did exactly that on Wednesday night at the Rock Hall, and certainly sold several stacks of books to everyone that was in attendance that no doubt wanted to fill in the gaps of what they had heard.

The hour 1/2 chat with Vitale flew by, and he had some great stories, including a classic story regarding the recording sessions for Joe Walsh's classic solo hit "Life's Been Good" with producer Bill Szymczyk. I've heard the track a million times over the years, and once I knew the story behind it, everything made a lot more sense.....for a Joe Walsh song, anyway.

My comrade Ferris posted a nice re-cap of the evening with Vitale that you can check out here. And if you haven't read Backstage Pass yet, grab a copy here!

My takeaway from the evening? I need to track down a copy of the Crosby Stills and Nash Allies album, which allegedly is being reissued on CD (for the first time domestically) later this year. I've got my fingers crossed that that is true! I also need to get my hands on a copy of Vitale's 70s solo disc Roller Coaster Weekend, and I'd love to track down the followup Plantation Harbor as well. The true work of a music geek is never done!

Speaking of that, how PSYCHED are you that Record Store Day is tomorrow?

recordstoredaymarley.jpg

Here are a few links to get you primed for the experience:

Prefix Magazine have a guide with everything you need to know to have the BEST Record Store Day ever.

My buddy Brian is missing Record Store Day because of work, but he's got thoughts to share....

What are you going to do when Record Store Day is over? I'm guessing that you'll probably have a lot of awesome tunage to listen to (and watch.) And hopefully you will continue to visit your indie mom and pop record stores...because every day should be Record Store Day! If you're looking for some good reading material, I would suggest that The Vinyl Countdown might be just what the music-lovin' doctor ordered! Thanks to Jeff at Popdose for the tip!

The Cleveland Bachelor shares his side of the truth regarding everything Record Store Day-related in the Waterloo District at Music Saves, Blue Arrow Records and Books, etc. etc. etc.

It seems inevitable that CB and I will cross paths and maybe (*gasp*) even hang out. I'm not making any promises....but it has potential!

I'll be hitting up Music Saves and possibly Time Traveler Music in Cuyahoga Falls as well, depending on my schedule. Later that evening, I'll meet up with Bear and a few others for Jonah Koslen and Stage Pass Now at The Winchester.

Speaking of Music Saves, here is the latest and greatest informational rundown from TEAM MUSIC SAVES. Music Saves gets the 2009 award from me for the indie store that put the most effort into making RSD '09 really, really cool for Cleveland. Hopefully, all of you that are not in Cleveland have something cool going on in your city at your favorite local store that is comparable to Music Saves!

For all of the Music Saves Record Store Day deets - click here

You can also click here for a printable PDF version of the above information.

Other details from their latest email:

The other Record Store Day street events we know of so far (we’ll have flyers with a final event list strewn around Waterloo on Saturday):

Blue Arrow Records is offering 10% off everything in the store (except furniture - from noon-10pm) and hosting a FLOOR CONTEST to win a vintage Derek Hess poster!

This Way Out is offering 10% off everything in the store (from noon-8pm)!

If you spend $10 or more at MUSIC SAVES, This Way Out, or Blue Arrow Records, each of those 3 receipts is good for $1 off a beer in the Beachland Tavern! The Tavern will open at 11am with a special lunch menu PLUS the brunch cocktail menu!

At Shoparooni, bring in a mixtape (or mixCD) formed after one of these 3 themes: Porkchops & Awesome Sauce (Marlee), Glitter & Sequins (Steve), or Caught on the Spot (Heather) and get 30% off your purchase PLUS they’ll have a photo booth set up!

Expect the Arts Collinwood Gallery, Low Life Gallery, and the Waterloo 7 Gallery to all be open AND look for the debut of the new WATERLOO CAFÉ!

Announcing RSD Bonus WILCO Concert Download:
The news just keeps getting better. As an exclusive bonus to customers who purchase the DVD, Ashes of American Flags, at RSD participating stores, you will be able to download one complete concert drawn from the shows featured in the film. This exclusive concert download will only be available via an embedded link on the DVD from 4/18-4/27, before the DVD goes to wide release. This bonus concert download will disappear from the site at 11:59 p.m. on 4/27/2009. This is in addition to the 20 full songs featured in the DVD which are available to all customers via download!

SONIC YOUTH BuyEarlyGetNow preorder NOW at MUSIC SAVES!

WHAT YOU GET:

- pre-release stream of album on April 28
- bonus limited exclusive vinyl live LP on street date WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!
- bonus limited-edition poster on street date
- bonus exclusive MP3 outtakes and live tracks
The Eternal 2LP $49.98 list, YOUR COST $37.99 and CD $28.98, list YOUR COST $26.99
Only regular, dependable customers will have the option to pay later! The rest of you gotta pay when you preorder, sorry!

TIMELINE:
3/24 - preorder begins through indie stores ONLY!
4/28 - BEGN goes live with album stream
5/12 - First bonus MP3 on BEGN site
6/2 - Second bonus MP3 on BEGN site
JUNE 9, STREET DATE - pick up the album, your bonus live LP, AND bonus poster

That's enough for today, ain't it? We'll pick the winner of the Jane's Addiction vinyl early next week. And guess what, we'll have another contest after that. I'm going to try to keep the contest machine rolling on a regular basis.

Have a great weekend, all....and ENJOY RECORD STORE DAY!

  • Pingback: Topics about Capones » Blog Archive » Record Store Day is TOMORROW!()

  • Pingback: Topics about Love-stories » Blog Archive » Record Store Day is TOMORROW!()

  • http://criminalbackgroundchecked.com/ criminal background check free online

    that the morning fresh air is the best, i have asthma and i love to locate some fresh air::

  • http://officialonlinepaydayloans.com/ direct lender payday loans

    F*ckin’ remarkable things here. I’m very glad to see your post.
    Thanks so much and i am taking a look ahead to touch you.
    Will you please drop me a mail?

  • http://101reversephonelookup.com/ reverse phone lookup cell

    I got what you mean ,bookmarked , very nice internet site .

  • http://myreversecellphonelookup.weebly.com/ reverse cell phone lookup free with name

    Simply several blogger would discuss this
    topic the technique you do.:~~”\”

  • http://ireversecellphonelookup.com/ reverse cell phone lookup

    This would be that the appropriate blog for anybody who actually wants to search out out about this topic.
    You have been aware of so much it’s practically arduous to argue with you (not too I really would want…HaHa). You certainly put a brand new spin on the topic thats been revealed for years. First-rate stuff, just first-class!

  • http://myinstantonlinepaydayloans.com/ online pay day loans

    Not often do I encounter a weblog which is both educated and entertaining, and let me tell you,
    you are able to have hit the nail on that the head. Your
    concept is good; the issue is something that not sufficient individuals have been speaking intelligently about.
    I am very happy that I stumbled across this in my quest
    for something relating to this.

  • http://fitclear.com/ how to lose weight very fast

    You will need to locate involved in a tournament personally of that the best web
    pages on-line. I most certainly will recommend this great site!

  • http://officialcriminalbackgroundcheck.com/ criminal background checks results free

    I am so happy to read this. This is the kind of manual that needs to be
    given and not the random misinformation that’s at that the other internet sites.
    Appreciate your sharing this greatest doc.

  • http://101phonenumberlookup.com/ free cell phone number lookup by name

    This is the right blog for anyone who wants to lookup out out
    about this topic. You realize so much it can be just about difficult to argue with you (not that I
    really would want…HaHa). You definitely put another spin
    on a topic thats been written about for years. Great stuff, just great!

  • http://101peoplesearches.com/ people search in mexico

    Excellent site. Lots of useful info here. I’m
    sending it to several pals ans also sharing in delicious.

    And obviously, thank that you your effort!

  • http://101hcgdietsecrets.com/ hcg diet drops uk

    The Twitter application page will open. This is excellent if you’ve got a couple of thousand followers, on that the other
    hand as you find out more plus much more that the usefulness
    of this tool is downgraded.

  • http://101debtconsolidationservices.com/ debt consolidation

    What would be your next topic next week on your blog.

    ”,’”*

  • http://101reversecellphonelookups.com/ free cell phone lookup numbers carrier

    Most heavy duty trailer hitches have been designed using
    cutting edge computer aided models and fatigue stress testing to ensure optimal strength.
    Share new discoveries with your child and keep your child safe by purchasing
    the correct design for the lifestyle by following the Perfect
    Stroller Buyers Guideline.

  • http://instafreecreditscore.com/ credit score ranking

    woah i like yur site. It really helped me with the info i
    wus seeking for. thank you, will save.

  • http://amazingraspberryketones.com/ raspberry ketone diet side effects

    This is such an informationrmative story and very clearly written.
    Every single thought and idea is direct to
    the point. Perfectly laid out. thank you for taking your time sharing this to you scaners.

  • http://imakemoneyonlinequickly.com/ make money online no cost

    When do you think this Real Estate market will go back in
    the positive direction? Or is it still too early to
    tell? We are seeing a lot of housing foreclosures in Altamonte Springs Florida.
    What about you? Would love to get your feedback on this.

  • http://topstudentscholarships.com/ fine arts scholarships

    I would such as to show my thanks to you just for rescuing me out
    of such a predicament. Because of hunting throughout that the world wide web and coming across
    thoughts that were not helpful, I thought my entire life was well over.
    Living without the approaches to the issues you’ve solved as a result of
    your main guide is usually a crucial case, as well because
    the kind which may have adversely damaged my career
    if I had not noticed your web page. Your actual skills and kindness in dealing with all the stuff was crucial.

    I don’t recognize what I would’ve done if I had not
    come upon such a step like this. I can at this time
    look ahead to my future. Thanks so much for the impressive and effective help.
    I will not be reluctant to recommend your websites to any individual who should receive guidelines on this
    problem.

  • http://101watchmoviesonline.com/ websites to watch movies online

    Seen the whole article content. There have been a tiny bit of really informative information here.
    lots of thanks. “Brilliance is usually
    that the act of a individual, then again incredible stupidity
    can normally be traced to an organization.” by Jon Bentley.
    .

  • http://247autoinsurancequoteseasy.com/ katz auto insurance

    Hi there, You have done an first-rate job. I’ll certainly digg it and for my part suggest to my friends.
    I’m confident they’ll be benefited out of this website.

  • http://instacriminalbackgroundchecks.com/ free background check texas

    I have to locate across my affection for your kindness supporting people who absolutely need help with this
    situation. Your special dedication to getting the message along
    had become really powerful and has continuously made guys and women much for example me to reach their ambitions.
    The informative guide denotes much to me and further more to my colleagues.

    With thanks; from all of us.

  • http://247peoplefinder.com/ people finder

    Great ¡V I should certainly pronounce, impressed with your site.

    I had no trouble navigating through all tabs because well
    as related info ended up being truly straightforward to do to
    access. I recently found what I hoped for before you recognize it at all.

    Quite unusual. Is likely to appreciate it for those who add forums or anything, website theme .
    a tones manner for your client to communicate. First-class task.

    .

  • http://ihowtogetyourexback.info/ how to get your ex back pdf

    I’m impressed, I must say. Genuinely rarely can i encounter a blog that’s both educative and entertaining, and without
    a doubt, you have hit the nail on the head. Your concept is
    outstanding; that the issue is something that
    too minor individuals are speaking intelligently about.
    My business is very happy i always stumbled across this during my try to lookup out something regarding this.