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Record Store Day is This Saturday! Come on Down and Party with Amoeba!

Posted by Amoebite, April 15, 2010 09:38am | Post a Comment
It's that special time of year again! Time to celebrate Record Store Day at independent record stores all across the nation! The three Amoebas are poised to throw huge parties in honor of this year's holiday!

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First of all, there will of course be special, limited releases by illustrious artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Velvet Underground, Jimi Hendrix, Fela Kuti, TV on the Radio, Tom Waits, Them Crooked Vultures, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, The Doors, Sonic Youth, the Rolling Stones, Monsters of Folk, Mastodon, John Lennon, Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros, Hole, Elvis Costello, and a zillion others! See the full list of Record Store Day limited edtion releases right here. In addition to all that, we will be marking the occasion with hourly gift certificate giveaways, Record Store Day giveaway bags full of swag available while supplies last with purchase, and special instore appearances and DJs at all three stores! Read on for the details at each Amoeba.

You can also enter to win a Project-Debut turntable plus an enormous stack of vinyl right here! Contest ends Sunday, April 18.

Hollywood


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At the Hollywood store you will find silk screeners creating special Amoeba Record Store Day t-shirts available for a small donation! Also, if you are one of the first 250 to pre-order the new Smashing Pumpkins box set Teargarden Kaleidescope I: Songs for a Sailor, you will receive a free wristband for the Pumpkins show that night at a teeny tiny venue right near Amoeba Hollywood and also a special edition black light poster! Additionally, authors Gary Calamarand Phil Gallo will be there to sign copies of their apt book Record Store Days: From Vinyl to Digital and Back Again and they also will have a DJ set. And then, of course, Slash from Guns 'n Roses will be doing a signing at the store, but passes for that event are already sold out. Finally, none other than Spinderella from Salt n Pepa will be making a guest appearance and rocking the ones and twos for a choice DJ set! For more on Amoeba Hollywood's Record Store Day 2010 celebration, click here!

San Francisco


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At the San Francisco store Miss Charlotte Gainsbourg will be chillin' with us, signing copies of her new album IRM, and also the limited edition Record Day 7" she's putting out. At 2:30 Jonsi from Sigur Ros will be hitting the Amoeba stage to perform songs from his debut solo album GO. It's gonna be super exciting! For all the details on the San Francisco Amoeba's Record Store Day 2010 par-tay, go here!

Berkeley


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And over in Berkeley the stage is set for DJing by the distinguished Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs at 2pm! Also, from 3-6pm DJ Platurn will be rocking the ones and twos with a DJ set of his own on the Amoeba Berkeley stage. For information about the Berkeley Amoeba's Record Store Day 2010 happenings, check out this page!

We are so thrilled to be a part of this extra cool holiday! This is gonna be the best Record Store Day yet, so come celebrate with us, catch a show, scoop up some hot, exclusive music, get something signed, and/or rock out to one of our exclusive artist DJ sets! Hope to see all of you this Saturday at one of the Amoebas!

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