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04.10.2014 | 9 days ago | Posted at 06:30 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Conceived as a national campaign to lure customers back to brick-and-mortar record with exclusive, limited edition releases, Record Store Day has evolved from a sales event into something more like a bona fide holiday in Milwaukee, where independent record stores have turned the promotion into daylong hang-outs. This year’s Record Store Day on Saturday, April 19 should be no exception. Below is ...
Saturday, April 21, 2012

Tonight @ Various Locations

For the fifth straight year, musicians will release a slew of exclusive, limited-edition CDs, records and DVDs solely through independent record stores as part of Record Store Day, an effort to assist brick-and-mortar institutions that have...
Saturday, April 16, 2011

Today @ Various Locations

For the fourth year, musicians will release a slew of exclusive, limited-edition CDs, records and DVDs solely through independent record stores as part of Record Store Day, an effort to assist brick-and-mortar institutions that have been badly...
Thursday, April 14, 2011

Record Store Day, Parts & Labor and the 2011 Best of Milwaukee Web Awards Party

The Civil Wars' East Nashville origins saturate the duo's music, with singer-songwriters Joy Williams and John Paul White coloring their folk-pop with the Appalachian ambiance and Bohemian spirit of their home neighborhood...
Thursday, April 15, 2010

AC/DC, Record Store Day, Lupe Fiasco, Monotonix and Steve Martin

AC/DC’s 1980 classic Back in Black remains the Australian band’s best-selling album—in fact, it’s one of the best-selling albums ever, second only to Michael Jackson’s Thriller—but the enduring hard-rock band has lost little of its commercial potency as it enters its fourth decade. The group’s 2008 album...
06.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
In the spirit of Record Store Day, the successful annual promotion where independent music retailers lure customers to their shops with rare releases, the Record Store Day people have launched a monthly offshoot: Vinyl Saturday. It'll take place on the third Saturday of each month, beginning June 20, which will see the release of 7-inches from Wilco, Modest Mouse, Green Day and Pete Yorn and Scarl...
04.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
There might have been less actual record stores around to celebrate than last year, but by most accounts, this year's Record Store Day was a bigger success than last year's inaugural event, with traffic to independent retailers up around the country. Milwaukee's Exclusive Company location on Brady St. and Farwell Ave. was packed to the brim with shoppers, musicians and revelers, who were placated ...
04.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
It's 5 p.m. as I write this, and although Record Store Day will run for another three or four hours at least, scalpers are already selling its limited-edition releases on eBay with predictable mark-up. Leonard Cohen's 7-inch is going for $25; The Flaming Lips/Black Keys split 7-inch for $35, and Pavement's Live in Germany LP for $50. One particularly opportunistic seller is offering a buy-it-now o...

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