Record Store Day 2015

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It’s bigger than Christmas. Record Store Day, started in 2008, as a celebration of independence. It’s a day for all involved in independent music — from stores to artists to customers — to come together to celebrate the unique culture of record stores and the indelible mark that these establishments have had on our culture. Every store submits a wish list of sorts for RSD, but they don’t know what releases they’ll have until RSD itself. By the way, a Record Store Day participating store is defined as a stand alone brick and mortar retailer whose main primary business focuses on a physical store location, whose product line consists of at least 50% music retail, whose company is not publicly traded and whose ownership is at least 70% located in the state of operation. (In other words, we’re dealing with real, live, physical, indie record stores — not online retailers or corporate behemoths).

Below are the participating stores on the Front Range. Go check ’em out:

 

 

Albums on the Hill

Albums On The Hill

1128 13th St.

Boulder

303.447.0159

 

 

Twist

Twist & Shout

2508 E. Colfax Ave.

Denver

303.722.1943

 

 

Bizarre Bazaar

Bizarre Bazaar

1014 S. College Ave.

Fort Collins

970.484.1699

 

 

Chain Reaction Records

Chain ReactionRecords

8793 W. Colfax Ave.

Lakewood

303.237.4445

 

 

Sgt. Peppers Music

Sgt. Pepper’s Music and Video

160 E Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park

970.586.7625

 

 

Recycled Records LP

Recycled Records LP

525 3rd Ave, Longmont

720.291.7000

 

 

Absolute Vinyl

Absolute Vinyl

5360 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder

303.955.1519

 

 

Barts Record Shop

Bart’s Record Shop

1625 Folsom St, Boulder

303.444.1760

 

 

Black and Read

Black & Read

7821 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada

303.467.3236

 

 

Downtown Sound

Downtown Sound

330 E 4th St, Loveland

970.673.0006

 

 

Rock N Robins

Rock N’ Robin’s

804 S College Ave, Fort Collins

970.221.9977

 

 

Angelos

Angelo’s CD

(four locations)

  • 937 E. Colfax Denver 303.863.8668
  • 1959 S. Broadway

Denver 303.798.6378

  • 16711 E. Iliff Aurora 303.337.1399
  • 3350 Youngfield

Wheatridge 303.232.4477

 

DISCLAIMER: There are a lot of independent stores that participate in Record Store Day. Not all of them will choose to participate in all promotions, or carry all releases. Just because a store is listed here does NOT mean it will have the goodie or record you’re looking for. That said, find a store near you and check with them directly. It’s always a good idea to be BFFs with your neighborhood record store.

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