Record Store Day - Tower Records, Dublin
Record Store Day is back tomorrow Saturday 20th, with a bigger event than ever featuring multiple limited edition releases as well as live performances instore in Tower Records and next door in Madison night club.
Exclusive Record Store Day releases on order and expected to be lining the racks include:
Nick Cave Animal X 7”;
The Band The Last Waltz Triple LP;
Kate Bush Running Up That Hill10” Picture Disc;
White Stripes Elephant Double Colour LP;
Elliott Smith Alternate Versions from Either/Or 7” Vinyl Single;
Notorious BIG Ready To DieDouble Gold LP;
James Blake Retrograde/Overgrown Double A Side 12”;
The Verve Verve 12” EP;
The Flaming Lips Zaireeka 4 Disc Colour 12”;
The Beta Band Los Amigos Del Beta Bandados12”;
Dazed And Confused OST Double LP and many, many more.
There are so many other releases available, these are just a taster but if you want to get your hands on them you need to get down there early!
Records are also on order from heavy hitters including David Bowie, Pulp, Paul Weller, The Cure, Bat for Lashes, Django Django, Frank Zappa, Husker Du, MGMT, REM, Pink Floyd, Sigur Ros and heaps more.
Tower Records is also hosting Tower Live on Record Store Day, a nine hour festival of live sounds at the Madison club immediately next door to Tower Records on Wicklow Street.
This is an all day event with free live performances from a host of acts including The #1’s, Owensie, Blink Yackety, Gyspy Rebel Rabble, The Urges, The Hot Sprockets, The Eskies, Sweet Jane, Ghost Estates, Twilight Sad and more.
It’s an all ages gig until 6pm so younger fans will be able to enjoy festivities for the majority of the event.
To access Tower Live on Record Store Day at Madison, you will need to get yourselves down there early to get a wristband from the main counter in Tower Records Wicklow Street and Easons, O’Connell Street.
Wristbands are free and allow holders to come and go as they please. ID may be required for Over 18 wristbands, so bring one!