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LOTS OF ACTIVITY PLANNED FOR RECORD STORE DAY APRIL 21 ACROSS THE COUNTRY

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It is now two weeks until the 11th Record Store Day Australia and stores around the country are gearing up for one of their busiest days of the year.

 

This annual event reiterates the importance of the traditional music outlet as one of the major avenues for the public to discover the many genres of music releases each year.

 

Record Store Day is a once-a-year unmissable day for all music lovers. This year it’s celebrating 11 years with a record number of participating indie record stores. Set for Saturday 21 April more than 190 indie music stores around Australia will throw open their doors to live music, DJs spinning the vinyl, treasure hunts, parties, barbecues, coffee carts, face painting and, of course, the legendary vinyl crate digging.

 

The indie record store is a community hub for music lovers: a place to find new music, reconnect with old and new music from old friends, get great advice and recommendations, hear musicians live, find out what’s happening in the local music scene, and generally hang out with people who love music as much as you do.

 

Information about what is happening in which store is regularly added to the Australian website and social media and below are the stores that have registered to date. Record Store Day Ambassadors  Michael Chugg, Dan Sultan and Amber Lawrence are all available for interviews.

 

 

VICTORIA

Abbotsford – Dutch Vinyl Record Store,

Ballarat – Black Swan Records,

Blackburn – Dixons Records-

Belgrave – Son Of Run,

Brunswick – Gutterhype Records

Brunswick – Record Paradise

Brunswick – Round and Round Records

Brunswick – Lost and Found Market

Burwood – Audiophile Reference Recordings, Burwood

CarltonReadings Books Music Film

Carlton North – Goldmine Records

Carlton North – Stereophonic

Castlemaine – Family Videoland

Castlemaine – Record Low

Coburg North – Round again

Collingwood – Happy Valley

 

 

Collingwood – Ricks Records

Collingwood – Skydiver

Collingwood – Vinyl Space

Dandenong – Radical Records

Dandenong North – Urban World Australia

Ferntree Gully – Captain Stomp Records

Ferntree Gully – Market Fair

Fitzroy – Dixons Records – Fitzroy

Fitzroy – Houndstooth Bar and Kitchen

Fitzroy – Northside Records

Fitzroy – Oh Jean! Records

Fitzroy – Plug Seven Records

Fitzroy – Poison City Records

Fitzroy – Polyester Records

Fitzroy – Strangeworld records

Fitzroy – The Searchers

Fitzroy – Vinyl Revival

Fitzroy North – Goldmine Records

Geelong – Gifts For The Geek

Geelong – Real Music Vinyl & Cd’s

Hawthorn – Readings Hawthorn

Malvern – Quality Records Plus

Melbourne – Alley Tunes, Melbourne

Melbourne -Basement Discs, Melbourne

Melbourne -Heartland Records

Melbourne -Off The Hip

Melbourne -Rocksteady Records

Melbourne -Wax Museum Records

Melbourne -White Rabbit Record Bar

Moonee Ponds – Essendon CDs Records and Books

Newcomb – Prehistoric Sounds Geelong

Northcote – Rathdowne Records

Northcote – Records Etcetera

Ocean Grove – Bookgrove

Prahran – Greville Records

Prahran – Licorice Pie Records

Prahran – Profile Music

Preston – Discography Records

Richmond – 24Hundred, Richmond

Rosebud – Reload Records

St Kilda – Readings St Kilda

Stawell – JT’s Hifi

Thornbury – Multisonics

Thornbury – Thornbury Records

Thornbury – High on Vinyl

Warranbool – Prehistoric Sounds Warrnambool

Windsory – Union Heights

 

 

NEW SOUTH WALES

Adamstown – Black Pug Records

Annandale – The Vintage Record

Armidale – Readers Companion

Ballina – Just Funkin Music, Coffee and Books

Bega – Sugar Sounds

Bellingen – Roots Records

Blackheath – Hat Hill Gallery

Broadmeadow – The Book Buff

 

 

Bungalow – The Finders Club

Byron Bay -Howl & Moan Records

Coffs Harbour – E Degrees

Darlinghurst – Radio Free Alice

Darlinghurst – The Recordstore

Dee Why – Sandys Music

Erskinville – Revolve Records Relics

Glen Innes – TSG Glen Innes

Jannali – Sauce Records

Katoomba – The Velvet Fog

Kiama – Johnny The Fox Records

Lismore – Music Bizarre

Long Jetty – Sound Exchange

Manly – Desire Books & Records

Marrickville – Resist Records

Marrickville – RPM – Records Posters Memorabilia

Mona Vale – Pacific Records

Mona Vale – Sydney Hi Fi Mona Vale

Mudgee – Mr Dykes

Newcastle – Famous Rock Shop

Newcastle – Odditorium

Newcastle – RAD Store

Newcastle – Repressed Records

Newcastle, Cooks Hill – ABICUS

Newtown – 567 King

Newtown – halcyon daze records

Newtown – Hum On King

Parramatta – Beatdisc Records

Raymond Terrance – Stella Records

St Mary’s – St Mary’s Sound

Surry Hills – TITLE Record Store

Sydney – Birdland Records

Sydney – Red Eye Records

Sydney – Richmond Record

Sydney — Sounds Espresso

Sydney -Fish Fine Music

Sydney -Mojo Record Bar

Sydney -Utopia Records

Thirroul – ranks Wild Years

Thirroul – Urge Records

Wollongong – Music Farmers

 

ACT

Canberra – Duratone HiFi

Canberra – Dynomite Records

Canberra – Landspeed Records

Canberra – Miranda Hi-Fi

Canberra – Songland

 

TASMANIA

Launceston – Avenue Records

Launceston – CD Centre

Burnie – Collectors Corner

Hobart – Ruffcut Records

Sheffield – The Emporium

Hobart – Tommy Gunn Records

 

 

 

QUEENSLAND

Berkserker – Millennium Comics and Collectables

Boonah – Boonah Toys Music & More

Brisbane – Record Exchange

Brisbane – Rockaway Records

Brisbane – Rocking Horse Records

Brisbane – Sonic Sherpa

Broadbeach – Beatniks

Cairns – LP RECORDS

Camp Hill – The Audio Tailor

Fortitude Valley – Living Sound & Vision

Fortitude Valley – Phase 4

 

Fortitude Valley – Tym Guitars

Mareeba – Colly Dolly Music & Movies

Nambour – Backbeat Records

Nambour – The Time Machine

Oxley – Relove Oxley

Red Hill – Monster Robot Party

Southport – Atlantis Music

Southport – Butter Beats Gold Coast

Toowoomba – Bunker Records

West End – Jet Black Cat Music

 

 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Adelaide – Clarity Records

Adelaide -clinic116

Edwardstown – Cross Road Collectables

Norwood – Dillons Music

Adelaide -Inbound Records

Aldinga – Lou’s Shack – Vintage and Vinyl

Robe – Memory Lane Antiques and Collectables

Semaphone – Mr V Music

Port Pine – Music Mooves  & Movies

Adelaide -Paradise Loft Records

Adelaide -Rerun Records & Photography

Adelaide -Rev Music

Daw Park – Rocktheraphy Records

Adelaide -STREETLIGHT Music-Film-Books

Adelaide -The beatbox

St Morris – The Muses

Norwood – Underground Records

Adelaide – Vinyl Squeeze

Torrensville – Vital Solutions Music

 

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Augusta – What’s That Stuff

Beaconsfield – DiscographyVinyl

East victoria Park – Rhubarb Records

Fremantle – Junction Records

Fremantle -Mills Records Fremantle

Fremantle -The  Record Finder

Leederville – Rhubarb Records – Vinyl Cafe

Margaret River – Soundwaves Music and More

Midland – Midland Records

Midland – West Coast Hi-Fi

 

 

Mt Hawthorn – Diabolik Books & Records

Northbridge – Noise Pollution Records

Northbridge – Safari’s Record Shack

Perth – 78 Records

Perth – Douglas Hifi

Perth – Highgate Continental

Perth – replay records

Perth – Unknown Treasures

Perth – Urban Records

Perth – Dada Records

Stirling – Wolfie’s Records

Yokine – Sound One

 

Website:  www.recordstoreday.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/RecordStoreDayAustralia
Twitter: twitter.com/RSDAustralia
Instagram: www.instagram.com/RSDAustralia

 

Background:  Record Store Day is an international event held in over 30 nations around the world, celebrating indie record stores and their place in their local music community. Stores showcase live performances from local and international musicians, throw parties, host DJ sets, throw snags on the barbie, run competitions and draws, raid their vaults for vinyl, CD and memorabilia treasures, open the bar, offer discounts across the store, source special purchase buys often from overseas, and supply the legendary limited edition vinyl which is pressed specially for the day.

In Australia, Record Store Day is organised by AMRA (the Australian Music Retailers Association) with additional funding from the major record companies and like-minded sponsors such as Pro-Ject, which is the official turntable partner.

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