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Editorials

Record Store Day 2019… Part 2

Sifting through the releases and deciding what to buy this year.

This article is part two of three. The first talks about why I don’t love Record Store Day. This one talks about the best of the Official RSD 2019 releases. And the final one bigs up some cool independent ska and punk releases you can also get this month Not much UK Ska Punk…

As I mentioned in my previous article, there’s a bit of a gap in the releases available for Record Store Day 2019, at least for lovers of UK Ska & Punk.

Editorials

Record Store Day 2019… Part 1

How to deal with the awkward commercial reality and support your local store

This article is part one of three. This one talks about why I don’t love Record Store Day. The next one talks about the best of the official 2019 releases. And the final one bigs up some cool independent ska and punk releases you can also get this month “Well genius, what do I do then?”

Firstly, support your local Record Store… the other 364 days of the year. Go in in early February, in the quiet shift, and dump some well deserved cash. RSD is a great time for the shops, but they need to pay wages all year, not just one weekend in April.