(((O))) Category: Record Store Day 2012

Stylusboy & Jess Morgan – The Power of Love

English folk artists Stylusboy and Jess Morgan have recorded a special live version of the Huey Lewis and the News classic song ‘The Power of Love’ to celebrate Record Store Day 2013. The song originally comes from the Back the Future soundtrack, a fil …

Record Store Day 2013: Sister Ray Records

This Record Store Day, some of the Echoes and Dust team headed down to Berwick Street in Soho, which had been shut down by Sister Ray Records for a day-long street party. See how we got on!

Record Store Day 2013: Beer vs Records

This Record Store Day, Two Edinburgh independents; Song, by Toad Records and Barney’s Beer, are collaborating on a unique project to explore the question that’s plaguing the minds of many in the music business today; why are people prepared to spend £12 on a single round of beer, but think that’s too much to spend on a record? In the ultimate test of this theory, on Record Store Day 2013 the pair will be releasing eight songs on a limited run of 250 clear red vinyl records, in a beautiful sleeve featuring photos of the recording session taken by talented local photographer Nic Rue. Hannah Morgan went to find out more.

Record Store Day 2013: Release Overview

Overwhelmed by the massive Record Store Day 2013 UK release list? Have no fear, we’ve picked out some highlights for you…

Record Store Day 2012 Feature – A Note From The Editor

After reading the quality of the Record Store Day posts we’ve had so far it was a bit daunting putting pen to paper on my own piece, they have all been brilliant and I’d like to thank everyone who contributed, but I wanted to say something that about w …

Record Store Day 2012 Feature – Amanda Penlington

Over the last few years there has been something of an explosion on Record Store Day ‘special’ releases, and this year there’s seemingly more than ever. Amanda Penlington takes a look at one release that really stood out for her. By their very name aud …

Record Store Day 2012 Feature – Katy Cousins

So far most of our Record Store Day pieces have been wonderful reminiscences of how record shops have influenced us; paeans to a golden age of vinyl, youth and beauty. For her contribution, Katy Cousins has delivered a timely reminder of why record sho …

Record Store Day 2012 Feature – Stylusboy

In our RSD posts so far we’ve largely looked at what record shops mean to the punter, the enthusiast and the fanboi. In this piece, Steve ‘Stylusboy’ Jones gives us the view from the inside. While I was at Univeristy I worked in a record shop in Covent …

Record Store Day 2012 Feature – Jake Gillen & The Blue Meanie

So now we have a view from across the pond for you. San Diego based Jake Gillen has been one of E&D’s most prolific & inspiring contributors over the last few years; here he speaks to a couple of the old friends that made him the musical guru he is tod …

Record Store Day 2012 Feature – Martyn Coppack (Thank You For The Music!)

For our second Record Store Day feature, our resident old school rock ‘n’ roller, Martyn Coppack, gives us a very personal, and probably familiar to many, essay and poem on why records & record shops are so important to him. I love music. Simple as tha …

Record Store Day 2012 Feature – Glibert Potts

Note from the Editor: For this year’s Record Store Day we gave our writers a deliberately vague brief. ‘Just write anything you like about record shops or the event’ we said. In our first feature our man in Oz came back with this wonderfully evocative …

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