Record Store Day

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Mirwais on producing Madonna: 'I'm not comparing her to a bull but –'
The electrofunk star is releasing an apocalyptic anthem fuelled by Trump, Covid and Kubrick’s 2001. He talks about his Afghan origins, overcoming drugs – and his role in Madonna’s yoga rap

Michael Cragg

20, Oct, 2020 @2:35 PM

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Record Store Day postponed until June over coronavirus
Independent retailer event says ‘there is no easy answer’ during disease crisis

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

13, Mar, 2020 @2:06 PM

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A very Black Friday: how the fetish for vinyl is sending prices soaring
The popularity of Record Store Day – and its Black Friday edition – is turbo-charging the collector mentality at the expense of the average buyer

Daniel Dylan Wray

04, Dec, 2019 @3:53 PM

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Record Store Day: 20 exclusive releases to look out for
Classic vinyl reissues, limited collectors’ editions and unreleased recordings from Fela Kuti, Prince and David Bowie join rare pressings by the Prodigy and the Notorious BIG this Saturday

Gregory Robinson

10, Apr, 2019 @2:00 PM

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'Nothing beats the hunt for tunes that will change your life': readers on Record Store Day 2018
We asked you to share your experiences from the weekend’s orgy of events and special edition records – here’s what our readers managed to bag

Guardian readers

24, Apr, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Kicking up a stink on Record Store Day | Letters
Letters: Record buying | Inventing country rock | Like Frank Zappa | At the Tate | Prince Charles and the unBritish | Cotton buds

Brief letters

22, Apr, 2018 @5:23 PM

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Wallets at the ready! Join our tour of the UK's greatest record shops
As Record Store Day returns, we hit the streets on record store crawls around four UK cities with the country’s best new DJs, to find the bricks-and-mortar gems that keep pushing the culture forward

Daniel Dylan Wray, Kate Hutchinson, Joe Muggs, Graeme Virtue

20, Apr, 2018 @2:11 PM

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Record Store Day 2018: share your photos and stories
What did you manage to buy that you were lusting after, and what are you gutted you missed out on? Tell us about your experiences this year

Guardian readers

20, Apr, 2018 @10:35 AM

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Record Store Day: why vinyl gimmicks alone won't save local shops
Record Store Day’s confused ethos puts it at odds with the spirit of independent retailers serving communities, argues Rupert Morrison, owner of record shop the Drift in Totnes, Devon

Rupert Morrison

08, Mar, 2018 @9:30 AM

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Record Store Day 2018: the exclusive releases in full
From Abba to Zero 7, the 500 singles, EPs, LPs and cassettes released for the annual celebration of independent record shops

Guardian music

07, Mar, 2018 @2:57 PM

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David Bowie, Prince and Courtney Barnett among Record Store Day exclusive releases
The annual celebration of independent record shops takes place on 21 April, with the usual sought-after limited vinyl editions

Laura Snapes

06, Mar, 2018 @6:00 PM

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'I'll never regret buying Toto!': your best Record Store Day stories
There were treats to be found at this year’s Record Store Day – and you were on hand to share the best pics and stories from the weekend

Guardian readers

24, Apr, 2017 @3:27 PM

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