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Record Store Day is Tomorrow!

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Record Store Day, started in 2007, is once again upon us this Saturday, April 18th. It’s a great way to support your locally owned independent record store while snatching up some exclusive goodies and maybe watching an in-store throw down or two. Not sure about what live performances are going on this year, but there are some nice little record store day exclusives being released. So go show your support while spending your hard earned cheese, and give that little guy up there something to spin.

Here are some releases worth looking out for:

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Citizens of the Daydream Nation

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The new self titled release from Wavves is the most recent entry into the budding category of indie rock dubbed lo-fi garage rock/fuzz punk/noise pop/etc. Whatever you want to call it, these young bands (including Wavves, No Age, Times New Viking, Vivian Girls, etc.) have a lot of raw talent and ideas. Perhaps being brought up on grunge music myself in the 90’s gives me the ability to appreciate these new misfits. Whatever the reason, I’m into them and eagerly anticipating what they have stored for us in the future.

Sample and enjoy…

wavvvesWavves – So Bored

Wavves – No Hope Kids

Wavves – Sun Opens My Eyes

noageNo Age – Eraser

No Age – Ripped Knees

No Age – Neck Escaper [from the Weirdo Rippers LP]

viviangirls-1Vivian Girls – Where do You Run To

Vivian Girls – Such A Joke

Vivian Girls – All the Time

Whatever you call their brand of rock, it’s clearly evident they were turning some of this shit up in their pre-teen bedrooms…

2107540517_6ba4474418_oDinosaur Jr – Tarpit

Dinosaur Jr – Kracked

Dinosaur Jr – Lighning Bulb [from the Beyond LP]

sonic_youth_daydream_nationSonic Youth – Silver Rocket

Sonic Youth – Kissability

Sonic Youth – Hey Joni

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