Support your local record store this Saturday for Record Store Day. Taking place on the third Saturday of every April, independent record stores from across the country and worldwide, will celebrate with performances and special appearances. Special vinyl and CD releases and various promotional products have been made exclusively for the day.
Frightened Rabbit are releasing a special limited edition cassette with The Twilight Sad and Domino are set to release an EP of Franz Ferdinand covers with Debbie Harry, ESG, LCD Soundsystem and Peaches taking on tracks from the band's Tonight LP. See the World Record Day website for the full list of special releases.
Metallica officially kicked off the first Record Store Day at Rasputin Music in San Francisco on April 19, 2008 and now its celebrated across the globe. Special performances and events are taking place at record stores across the country so make sure you head along and show your support:
•Love Music Glasgow - live performances from Admiral Fallow, Pearl and the Puppets (solo acoustic set), Woodenbox With A Fistful Of Fivers, The Zips, Stephen Flavahan, Aaron Wright, For Abel, Mr Kil and The Hollows.
•Monorail - live performances from Frightened Rabbit, Palms, Iain Shaw and The Membranes, Dj sets from Gerry Love (Teenage Fanclub), Paul Thompson (Franz Ferdinand) and Russell Elder.
•Rubadub - Dj sets from Instra:mental, Koreless, The Blessings and Stephen Brown.