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Record Store Day 2012 In New Zealand

Record Store Day 2012 In New Zealand

Wednesday 18th April, 2012 10:00AM

Record Store Day is this Saturday (21st April) and a bunch of stores across the country are taking part. Below you'll find a selection of stores and what they're up to but whether officially participating or not this is a great excuse to get along and show your local independent record store some love...

Real Groovy Records - Queen Street, Auckland
Live music from Princess Chelsea, Rackets and The Broadsides + guest DJs.

Exclusive vinyl releases such as  Toy Love - Live At The Glue Pot only available at Real Groovy + a selection of Record Store Day releases.

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Rhythm Records - Three Lamps, Auckland
Brand new vinyl from Mclusky, Shabazz Palaces and more + exclusive Record Store Day releases.

Southbound Records - Mt Eden Road, Auckland
Store wide discounts + exclusive Record Store Day vinyl available.

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Conch Records - Ponsonby Road, Auckland
George FM instore live to air, live performances from LatinAotearoa and Christopher El' Truento + special guest DJs.

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Slow Boat Records - Cuba Street, Wellington

Live music instore from The Eversons (new album out soon) and Dictaphone Blues (new album Beneath The Crystal Palace out now) + a huge shipment of new vinyl from the states.

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Rough Peel Records - Vivian Street, Wellington
Live music from The Psychic Maps + DJs from 11am till 5pm. Exclusive releases such as  Dam Native - Sirens in The City12" + record store day releases.

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Vinyl Countdown - Devon Street, New Plymouth
Live music, guest DJs + exclusive record store day releases and heaps of new vinyl.

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Penny Lane - Columbo Street, Christchurch
50% off secondhand vinyl, 20% off new vinyl + giveaways.

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Too Tone Records - Port Chalmers, Dunedin
Not officially taking part but get along anyway!


Flaming Lips have a put together an epic release for Record Store Day that we'll certainly be trying to get our mits on - titled Flaming Lips and And Heady Fwends it features collaborations with a host of amazing artists including Nick Cave, Bon Iver, Yoko Ono, Erykah Badu, Neon Indian, Lightning Bolt and more. They've just released this incredibly NSFW, and at times just plain offensive, video for their track with New Fumes -'Girl, You're So Weird' ....

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