As I was walking through Soho this fine Record Store Day I was reminded that last years one was accompanied by glorious sunshine too. Ah, record shopping, sunshine, a recent promotion at work; does life get better? well, I hope so, I hope so, but still a good afternoon.
There's a list of limited edition vinyl cuts out each RSD and in my back pocket was written a list of records which I might have had a chance to buy if only I had gotten out of bed by 9 and left the house by 10...
The list was records by;
But seeing as I left the flat at 1pm I was lucky to be able to get one of them, which I did - the sparklehorse/dangermouse 7". Ace! But the others were well gone... the most limited ones were runs of 50 for Deerhunter 7"s. Didn't fancy my chances with those...
But RSD isn't just about picking up some cool ltd editions - it's about going to your local record stores and doing the normal thing of browsing…