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The Sound Exchange exclusives: NSW

The Sound Exchange exclusives: NSW

The Sound Exchange on the NSW central coast will be paying homage to the analogue gods and celebrating all things vinyl on the day when time stops and nothing else matters.

Cancel everything for April 22nd and head down to the store at Long Jetty to get your hands on some of the Record Store Day exclusive releases or select from a massive range of new and used vinyl at the only independent record store on the Central Coast.

Some things to look forward to:

*RSD Exclusive Releases

*Discounted vinyl

*Lucky Draw Prizes

*Guessing Competition

*Free Hot Dogs

*Fun Entertainment

*And more…..

Don’t miss the celebration of Record Store Day at The Sound Exchange, it’s sure to be a good’n.

Prehistoric Sounds gig: Warnambool

Prehistoric Sounds gig: Warnambool

On Record Store Day Warnambool’s favourite source of music will host fantastic local band The 2nds, live and free.

Joining them will be Geelong band Smoke Witch.

The new Warnambool location is a welcome addition to the people of the town, with a store already established in Geelong. RSD is a perfect time to celebrate the passion shared by music lovers in smaller communities, and the tireless work put in by smaller retailers to import records.

Loads of local music available, and cassettes too!

This is, of course, an all ages show so bring the kids!

Sydney Hi-Fi Mona Vale gig

Sydney Hi-Fi Mona Vale gig

Sydney Hi-Fi Mona Vale is celebrating Record Store Day with live music and awesome giveaways.

Catch local artists such as TK Nightingale on keyboard with Jessica Stillone belting out some amazing notes. TK may even bust out her congos…

Find hidden treasure vinyl including Record Store Day limited releases, snap up in-store deals and get tips for turntables from industry experts.

The major prize up for grabs is a Pro-Ject Essential Turntable valued at $399. Every record purchased on the day will get a chance to win.

And, there will free drinks and nibbles!

Bunbury Hi-Fi

Bunbury Hi-Fi

Bunbury’s vinyl specialists are running their monthly vinyl market on Record Store Day, made all the merrier with live music, special RSD releases and in-store specials.

Pop down and support the local community, with coffee available across the road at The Passionate Baker.

Sauce Records: Sydney

Sauce Records: Sydney

For those on Sydney’s sunny Southern side, Sauce Records in Jannali is hosting a get-together to celebrate all things music.

A local DJ will be soundtracking the digging through over 200 new vinyl titles available for sale on the day; a full list of new titles will be revealed a week in advance to members of Sauce Records Facebook page.

There will also be records to be won via in-store and online raffles plus all-sorts of giveaways.

Plus, Sauce Records will be offering 33% off all framed prints (The Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Who, Elvis, Michael Jackson and more) to maximise the coolness factor in your home or office.

Billy Bragg + more at Basement Discs: Melbourne

Billy Bragg + more at Basement Discs: Melbourne

Billy Bragg

Basement Discs will be setting the bar as high as they’re known to do for Record Store Day 2017!

Gracing the stage from 11am and serenading you into the afternoon will be…

THE Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, The Teskey Brothers, Fiona Ross, Sarah Carroll, The Thin White Ukes, Kylie Auldist, Charles Jenkins and Yolanda Ingley II & band

RRR’s Neil Rogers and Ian Bland will MC the event with Brian Nankervis making a ‘cameo’ appearance to raise the fun factor

As always, prizes and goodie bags up for grabs and light refreshments on offer, with proceeds donated to the RSPCA. Head down to the basement and celebrate music in its physical form by showing support to the bricks and mortar stores that house it.

Rocksteady gig: Melbourne

Rocksteady gig: Melbourne

Melbourne’s Rocksteady Records will provide a tasteful selection of the sublime and the ridiculous. Not only will special Record Store Day releases be available in-store, but punters will be treated to live performances by…

Jim Lawrie, with Andrew Campbell, previewing tracks from his forthcoming third album

Emilee South + band, launching her new EP, with help from special guests Jane Hendry and Kelly Day from Broads

The Royal Parks in acoustic mode

With more to be announced!

With a central-CBD location and a huge range of records, books and quirks, don’t miss this one on April 22nd.

Instore DJs, drinks and more at Profile Music, Prahran, Vic

Instore DJs, drinks and more at Profile Music, Prahran, Vic

To celebrate Record Store Day Profile Music will have a great selection of vinyl for you to dig through including Deep, Progressive, 90’s, Detroit, Tech, House, Funk, Soul, Jazz, Disco and heaps of rare vinyl that may become the new treasures in your collection.

There will be in store DJ’s
WarrenC / Harry the Lip (Profile Music)

Plus drinks for those wanting to come and celebrate this great day!
And the shop will be decorated.

They say “we are looking forward in having a laugh and a boogie with great people, so come down and take part, it will be a memorable day”.

Big day of fun and live music at Music Farmers, Wollongong, NSW

Big day of fun and live music at Music Farmers, Wollongong, NSW

Always an excellent day out, Music Farmers is once again putting on a day full of live music, specials, and the Farmer & The Owl limited edition pressings.  This year expect music from The Vanns, Luke Spook and Rhysics. Expect Totally Unicorn from the Farmer & The Owl, just 300 pressed, in pink vinyl and Music Farmers promises to have more of them than anyone else in the country.
This is a free and all ages event.

RockSteady Records is ‘looming large’ for the day: Melbourne

RockSteady Records is ‘looming large’ for the day: Melbourne

New entrant to the Melbourne record scene, RockSteady Records is ready with a number of instore performances, a bunch of local releases and a ‘tasteful blend of the sublime and ridiculous international Record Store Day releases’ (their words, not mine!).