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Union Heights, Windsor, Melbourne. Big day of music!

Union Heights, Windsor, Melbourne. Big day of music!

 

Huge day of music: check out the poster

Union Heights

Thornbury Records: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon up for grabs!

Thornbury Records: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon up for grabs!

Super popular Thornbury Records is opening at 10am and have around 200 Record Store Day exclusives plus a chance to win a Pro-Ject Debut Carbon turntable, worth $549, and a couple of Idle Hands Jex vinyl stands, worth $109 each. Sounds good!

Polyester Records: live music and more: Fitzroy, Melbourne

Polyester Records: live music and more: Fitzroy, Melbourne

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.

Houndstooth Bar/ Lo Fi: Fitzroy, Melbourne

Houndstooth Bar/ Lo Fi: Fitzroy, Melbourne

25% off all records.  Stop in for a bite or a drink while you’re there.

Rare Records: Yarraville, Melbourne

Rare Records: Yarraville, Melbourne

Rare Records has been crazy busy getting stock so there will be heaps of Record Store Day titles including imports. Whole bunch of sales deals on the day including discounts and reductions on selected items.

Round and Round Records: raffles and draws and discounts

Round and Round Records: raffles and draws and discounts

Here’s what’s happening at Round and Round Records on Record Store Day:

* If you buy anything, you go in a raffle to win a $500 GIFT VOUCHER from Round and Round. The more you buy, the greater chance you have of winning, as you get a docket for every $10 spent. The winning docket will be drawn on Tuesday the 25th of April.
* Because many regulars can’t make it into the shop on the day, they are also running this part of the deal on Thursday the 20th and Friday the 21st.
* Second prize: a swag of 10 LPs, including titles from DAVID BOWIE, JOY DIVISION, THE DRONES, POPOL VUH and more, valued at approx. $300.
* Every purchase gets a free Round and Round sticker; every purchase over $50 also gets a free Round and Round tote bag.
* A selection of the best/most interesting exclusive Record Store Day releases from around the world.
* A ton of killer releases, both local and international, just landed/landing in the shop this week. They claim to be ‘stocked to the eyeballs’ with the best in psych, prog, indie, punk, metal, jazz, soul, blues, soundtracks, hip-hop, electronica, dance and much more.

Oh! Jean Records (vinyl.) have live music, food, discounts and coffee. Melbourne

Oh! Jean Records (vinyl.) have live music, food, discounts and coffee. Melbourne

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!

Round Again, Coburg North, Melbourne: 10% off everything

Round Again, Coburg North, Melbourne: 10% off everything

Just keeping it simple at Round Again: it’s 10% off across the store.

Off the Hip, Melbourne: live music and more

Off the Hip, Melbourne: live music and more

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
Fraudband 3-20
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

Strangeworld: exclusives, bbq and t shirt: Melbourne

Strangeworld: exclusives, bbq and t shirt: Melbourne

Strangeworld Records in Fitzroy will hoist the roller door at 9am, light the bbq at 11am (vegetarians and omnivores catered for), have Strangeworld t shirts, and have secured a dozen limited edition releases from the US, UK and Japan that are exclusive to Strangeworld inc some out-of-print King Gizzard colour vinyl variants.