Atlantis Music in Southport, Qld has live music from 9am with Sook on the decks.
Mojo Music in Launceston is opening bright and early at 8am and has live music from The Bad Dad Orchestra, who are releasing their EP on vinyl for the first time, and The Sleepyheads. 2pm and 3pm respectively, for stripped back sets. And don’t forget the coffee. They have coffee.
Melbourne’s fave, Polyester Records, has live music with Jaala, The Living Eyes and Spotting, plus DJ sets from Sweet Whirl, DJ Lachlan , Jess Cornelius, Ben & Guy and The Goon Sax.
Rocking Horse will be up bright and early and opening the doors at 9am with the largest number of releases yet in-store on the day .. more than 200. Lists will be posted to the website and Facebook as they open their boxes. All day DJ who will spin tunes from new and secondhand vinyl, CDs and DVDs .. from the store’s racks.
Get your hands on a huge selection of this year’s limited edition Record Store Day releases, as well as there always fresh and generously priced selection of new and used vinyl, turntables, and all things vinyl!
Special guest DJ’s will be spinning tunes on wax all day long and they’ll have heaps of giveaways and door prizes up for grabs.
Sydney’s beloved RedEye Records is opening at 8am. Their website will list everything they receive on Friday evening. 10% discount on all secondhand records, CDs, DVDs and books in stock. 3pm Allday will be signing copies of his new album Speeding.
New kid in a physical store, has live bands all day plus food, discounts, coffee, giveaways and more.
Live music from Jess Ribeiro, Jarrow, Good Boy, Witch Hats, White Vans and Hollow Everdaze.
Warning: the store says vinyl. on the outside …. confused, you will be!
Adelaide stalwart Mr V is open from 10am, with new and secondhand vinyl, Record Store day releases, CDs and DVDs. Plus local bands from noon including Don Morrison, Frets Patrick, Lead Worm, David Robinson, Cowboys of Love, The Idea of Light, Davy T and El Jay. Every band will play at least one Chuck Berry song in tribute to the late great rock’n’roll legend. It’s going to be rather large.
Off the Hip, underground at 381 Flinders lane, but actually off Tavistock Place …. has live music and special vinyl and more. They promise ‘tasty bands on the stage and it’s going to be lovely and pretty and ugly and awesome and the last time to catch us for now’. Sad.
Crinkle Cut Records will have copies of the 7″ with every delicious treat Mick has tucked into the woodwork.
Music starts at 2pm as follows:
General Men 2pm
The Beat Taboo 2-40
James McCann 4pm
Kit Warhurst 4-40
Happy Lonesome 5-20
Kill Dirty Youth 6pm
And like all our instores Record Store Day is free, BYO, all ages, sponsored by the good folk at Young Henry’s Brewery