Friday, April 18, 2014

Your Guide to Record Store Day's Haps and Special Releases

Posted By on Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 3:53 PM

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Thumb through this week's dead-tree edition of the Scene and you'll find contributor Lance Conzett's fine piece on the latest two installments of United Record Pressing's Upstairs at United series. Great stuff, and worth a read. And right alongside that feature you'll find a little sidebar listing all of tomorrow's Record Store Day haps.

Anyhow, try as I might, I couldn't squeeze all of the RSD festivities and releases onto just one page. So follow me after the jump to see everything that's going down at Ernest Tubb, Fond Object, The Groove, Grimey's, McKay and Third Man Records, plus a list of some of this year's Nashville-centric RSD releases.

Ernest Tubb Record Shop (417 Broadway), 9 a.m.-midnight
Tayla Lynn, granddaughter of the legendary Loretta Lynn, will perform at 1 p.m. in celebration of her new three-song Coal Dust EP. The EP features "Loretta Lynn singing her original harmony part with Tayla on a true-to-the-original remake of Loretta’s first single, 'Honky Tonk Girl.'" More info on that here.

Ernest Tubb will also offer a more country-centric selection of Record Store Day releases than you're likely to find at other local shops, including 7-inches from Mary Gauthier and Sam Baker, Wanda Jackson, Shooter Jennings, John Oates, Dolly Parton, Harry Dean Stanton and The Wild Feathers, plus EPs and/or LPs from Johnny Cash, Eric Church, The Civil Wars, Steve Earle, The Everly Brothers and more. See ET's full list here.

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Fond Object Records (1313 McGavock Pike), 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
You may recall that East Nashville's Fond Object Records celebrated its grand opening on last year's Record Store Day. Thus, tomorrow's festivities will also serve as their one-year anniversary celebration. There will be pop-up shops by Hail Dark Aesthetic, Infinity Cat Records, Palaver Records and Isle of Printing, plus a local designer sample sale, a petting zoo (two goats and a pig, son!), and food by Space Dogs and Tacos Andreas. Drinks will be provided by The Stone Fox Tiki Bar, Little Harpeth Brewing and Star Hill Brewery. Not to bury the lede here, but famed former Best Show on WFMU host Tom Scharpling (!!!) will serve as MC and DJ.

There's more info on the Facebook event page. Here's the order in which performances will go down:

Noon: JP1 (Joey Plunket of the JP5 solo acoustic)
1 p.m.: The Tendoor
2 p.m.: Buffalo Clover, releasing their live album Live at the Five
3 p.m.: Fly Golden Eagle
4 p.m.: Kings of the F**King Sea
5 p.m.: Promised Land Sound
6 p.m.: PUJOL, releasing his "Circles" 7-inch
7 p.m.: Misfruits (Turbo Fruits playing Misfits covers)


The Great Escape (5400 Charlotte Ave.), 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Free samplers, stickers, posters and more, plus 20 percent off all used music and music supplies.

Grimey's (1604 Eighth Ave. S.), 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Food will be provided by Smoke Et Al and Crankees Pizzeria, plus pop-ups from Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Co., Welcome to 1979 and Do615, prizes, ticket giveaways and more. More info at Grimey's website. Here's the schedule:

11:30 a.m.: The Lower Caves
Noon: DJB
12:15 p.m.: The Secret Sisters
12:45 p.m.: Record Wranglers DJ set
1:00 p.m.: NEEDTOBREATHE
1:30 p.m.: Record Wranglers DJ set
1:45 p.m.: John Oates
2:15 p.m.: D-Funk DJ set
2:30 p.m.: Promised Land Sound
3:00 p.m.: DJRC set
3:15 p.m.: PUJOL
3:45 p.m.: Elise from Stone Fox DJ set
4:00 p.m.: Bully
4:30 p.m.: Elise Tyler from Stone Fox DJ set
4:45 p.m.: Ranch Ghost
5:15 p.m.: Geezus DJ set
5:30 p.m.: Majestico
6:00 p.m.: Geezus Dj set
6:15 p.m.: The Apache Relay


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The Groove (1103 Calvin Ave.), 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Hosted by Olivia Fancytramp, with food and drinks by Mas Tacos, The Filling Station and Porter Road Butcher. Plus giveaways, 15 percent off all non-Record Store Day releases, new and used, and more.

12:30 p.m: DJ Chris Crofton
1:00 p.m.: Shy Guy
1:30 p.m.: DJ Angie Dorin of Cat Beast Party (WRFN)
2:00 p.m.: Mouth Reader
2:30 p.m.: DJ TBA
2:45 p.m.: White Reaper
3:15 p.m.: DJ iPod
3:30 p.m.: Blank Range
4:00 p.m.: DJ: The Record Wranglers (Bob of Sundazed & Tim of Plowboy)
4:30 p.m.: Nudity
5:00 p.m.: DJ KDSML
5:30 p.m.: Bully
6:00 p.m.: DJ KDSML
6:30 p.m.: Nikki Lane
7:00 p.m.: Gay Vibes


McKay Used Books (636 Old Hickory Blvd), 9 a.m.-10 p.m.
Not a whole lot of info to be found online (poke around on their Facebook page), but McKay tells the Cream that they will indeed be carrying special RSD releases, that they've upped their music inventory "by thousands," and that there will be food trucks and giveaways. They also inform us that DJ Nerfski will spin from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and that will probably look like this.


Third Man Records (623 Seventh Ave. S.), 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
The folks at TMR promise new merch, including T-shirts, posters, sweets from Bang Candy Company, pop-up postcards (see a video of what those look like below) and more. As promised, Jack White will perform, record, press and release "Lazaretto," the "world's fastest studio-to-store single." Tickets for that are already allotted, but some other stuff is going down that you can catch. All of the info is here, with details about parking here. Here's the TMR schedule:


7 a.m.: Breakfast on patio
10 a.m.: Jack White records single, followed by "a possible short set in the Blue Room"; store and Rolling Record Store open and "begin selling Whirlwind Heat reissue, new merchandise"
Noon: Waxed followed by Jawws at the Rolling Record Store; lunch
2 p.m.: Whirlwind Heat performs in the Blue Room; "ULTRA TICKET HOLDERS ONLY"
TBD (early afternoon): "Hot off the presses, the World's Fastest Record is delivered from URP and will be sold from a separate line in front of the yellow garage door."
6 p.m.: Close


Nashville-centric Record Store Day Releases:
This is not a full list (see every single RSD 2014 release here); this is just a Cream-approved batch of releases from Nashville-based and -related artists. Feel free to let us know what we missed!

Cage the Elephant, "Take It or Leave It" b/w "Jesse James" 7-inch
Eric Church, The Outsiders 12-inch (with two bonus songs and a poster)
The Civil Wars, Live at Eddie's Attic 12-inch
Cults, Upstairs at United Vol. 10 (as detailed in Lance's piece)
Diarrhea Planet, Aloha + Yama Uba 7-inch pack
Steve Earle, Townes: The Basics 12-inch
The Ettes, "Cry on My Shoulder" b/w "Girl I'll Never Be" 7-inch
The Everly Brothers, Roots 12-inch and Songs Our Daddy Taught Us 12-inch
Kings of Leon, "Wait for Me" b/w "Don't Matter (live) 7-inch
Paramore, Ain't It Fun 12-inch
Dolly Parton, "Blue Smoke" b/w "Home" 7-inch
PUJOL, "Circles" b/w "Egyptian Afterlife" 7-inch (hear "Circles" here)
RPM Turntable Football via Microfiche Records (as detailed in Lance's piece)
Bobby Rush, Upstairs at Untied Vol. 11 (as detailed in Lance's piece)
The Sonics and Mudhoney, "Bad Betty" and "I Like It Small" split 7-inch, out via Muddy Roots

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