Record Store Day Invades Black Friday

Black Friday–the day after American Thanksgiving–is the start of the final stretch of shopping into Christmas. People have become conditioned to expect stupid deals and special offers to entice them to spend money.

The folks behind Record Store Day have decided to join the madness–who can blame them?–by offering up some special Black Friday releases.  Like what? Glad you asked.

Someone save me the “Black on Black” vinyl version of ...Like Clockwork by Queens of the Stone Age. And are they really beating that In Utero horse again?

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

2 thoughts on “Record Store Day Invades Black Friday

  • October 23, 2013 at 3:52 pm

    It's just too bad that most of this stuff doesn't make it to the rack and instead ends up on eBay.

  • October 24, 2013 at 9:04 am

    Put me down for The Replacements All Shook Down. Pressed on vinyl for the first time, and mastered from analog. That would sound very sweet.


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