For vinyl enthusiasts, Record Store Day is essentially Christmas. Previously unreleased material, limited edition pressings, expanded albums, there is a little bit of everything to be picked up on the big day. To help you out while your on your hunt we’ve lined up some notable Record Store Day releases and some of the best albums that have been released in the past 20 years.
In Toronto it’s not just about grabbing those goodies, shops in the city are making ‘RSD’ an experience, check out which stores are going above and beyond with some special events below.
As they’ve done every Record Store Day for quite some time now, Sonic Boom will be filled with live tunes from great Toronto bands including PS I Love You, DIANA, The Bicycles, Greys, to name a few, and of course all the special items you’re looking to pick up.
Tattoo will be getting in on the fun as well with an event they’re calling Freshly Pressed. Bands and artists from 10 different labels will be stopping by the store to premiere new tracks and do a little spinning while they’re at it.
Wondering if your local shop will be participating in Record Store Day? Check out the list below for all the stores in Toronto that will be taking part in the big day.
Frantic City Records
Cabin Fever Collective
She Said Boom!
Zoinks Music and Books
Of a Kind
SONIC BOOM (Annex)
SONIC BOOM (Kensington)
Sunrise Records (Cloverdale Mall)
Play De Record