There’s nothing like a song on real vinyl. Saturday, September 26 is the second drop of Record Store Day. This is a day for people who make up the world of the record store, the staff, customers, and artists, to come together and celebrate the unique culture of record stores and the role these independently owned businesses play in their community.
The first record store drop took place on April 19, 2008. Today there are participating record stores on every continent except Antarctica. Special vinyl and CD releases along with other products are made exclusively for the day.
Since 2020 looks different, so will Record Store Day. RSD is scheduled to be celebrated with special release dates on Saturdays in August, September and October. Titles on the RSD 2020 Official List are to be released on one of the three Saturdays.
To participate simply drop by your local record store or shop online for exclusive releases. Colorado is home to many record stores but a local favorite is Twist and Shout located in Denver. Twist and Shout has designed a time slot lottery for Sept. 26. As always, record store items that were not purchased will remain on sale. For more information click here.
Due to COVID-19, this year’s RSD will be different at every store, which allows for online purchases. Click here to see the full list of participating stores. Many of the special releases won’t drop online till October 24.