Saturday, April 21, 2012

RECORD STORE DAY 2012: THE WALLET EMPTY-ENING


Oh my goodness... the gang at Shuffle Function exhibited text book symptoms of compulsive over shopping on this Record Store Day 2012.  In the mad dash to get everything on our lists, we found more than we needed but almost all that we wanted.  It was spending.  There was buyer's remorse.  But once that needle hit the grooves it was all better.

Thanks again to Tune Town and Carl for hosting yet another fantastic Record Store Day.  These things get better and better, and the releases become more and more desirable, but every year this day is a great example of why independent record stores improve our quality of life.



The line at 6:30 a.m.

The line at 8:30 a.m.

The fists and elbows fly.

Music Geeks check out the just unpacked Flaming Lips collaboration release.
 
 Deb A-Go-Go stocked up on 7" releases.

Shelley runs the Radio Roulette turntable.
 

Ruby illustrates her awesomeness by showing off her Record Store Day finds.

Tom and Chantill (of Tom and Chantill fame) pick a number to determine the musical destiny of Tune Town!

Jim "Gully" Gullickson broadcasted live from Tune Town from 8 to 10.

Dave Engen (with younger Engen) from Listen To Your Folks picks out a Radio Roulette number.

RECORD STORE DAY HAIKU!


 Gully shows off his loot.
 

Shelley reviews a Russell Hoke release once the day was done.

And then we slept.

TONIGHT!  GRIND-FU CINEMA!  JANDEK ON CORWOOD!  VINYLMANIA!  BE THERE!




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