Posted in industry | music | tour dates | venues on April 19, 2012

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As you may know, the 5th annual Record Store Day is taking place this Saturday (April 21), at independent shops throughout the country. Reckless Records, Permanent Records, Laurie's Planet of Sound, Dave's Records, and many more stores throughout the city have A TON of stuff going on. Continue reading for a full breakdown of events...


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Check with each shop you plan on visiting for specifics on exclusive RSD releases.
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Reckless Records

Reckless Records: Milwaukee Ave
Rock n' Roll caricatures by Steve Krakow 12-5PM
with in-store performances by

RADAR EYES (stripped down synth version!) 2PM
FAKE LIMBS 3PM
SPIRES THAT IN THE SUNSET RISE 3:45PM
BLOODIEST 4:30PM
CIRCLES (ex PONYS members) 5:15PM

Reckless Records: Broadway
in-store performances by
PAMPHLETEERS 2PM
RUNNING 3PM
VERMA 4PM
ATLAS MOTH 5:30PM

Reckless Records: Loop
in-store performances by
ARBORIST 1:30PM
PSALM ONE 3:30PM
CLOUD BIRDS 4:30PM

They've also joined up with Three Floyds Brewing for exclusive giveaways and a show at the Bottom Lounge later that night.
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Permanent Records

Permanent will be holding their annual Record Store Day midnight sale (Friday night) and will have performances on Saturday starting at 4PM, by: ONO, Psychic Teens, and Vyto B & The Band That Never Made It.
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Laurie's Planet of Sound

Instore performances by:
12 noon - Martin Riva
1pm- Variety Lights
2pm- "Elvis, Angotti, Dawson & Burch, Ltd"
3pm- Casey McDonough & Scott Ligon (of The Flat Five, The Letter 3)
4pm-6pm- Legendary WXRT DJ/Beatles expert Terri Hemmert will be our "guest clerk"
6pm-8pm- DJ Peroxide (Shimmer, Bittersweet, Late Bar, Bellwether Syndicate)
6pm- Astrobrite Scott Cortez (Astrobrite, lovesliescrushing)
7pm- Blizzard Babies
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Record Breakers

Instore performances by:
Swimsuit Addition
Electric Touch
Magicks
Sean and Tom of Empires
Owen
The Sweeps
Mitch Mead
The New Diet

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Dave's Records

No instores but, "candy! cupcakes! free stuff (until it runs out)!"
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Saki Records

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As announced, we've joined forces with Saki Records to bring you a full day of instore performances and more! The above poster, designed by Ryan Duggan, will also be for sale.
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Dusty Groove America

4PM instore performance by Chicago soul legend Otis Clay.
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Metro / Smart Bar

Hot Jams Pop-Up Store (noon-8PM) in collaboration with Ghetto Division.
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Numero Group / Empty Bottle

As mentioned, The Numero Group are bringing their pop-up shop to the Empty Bottle this year. Later that night, CAVE, Hott Lunch, and ONO play a FREE (w/ RSVP) show at the bottle.
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Gramaphone Records

DJ sets from open till close featuring Harry T, DJ Pratt/Void Pedal, LGGC, Fathom DJ, Jesse de la Peña, Shut Eye/Shaun Wright, Nathan Larsen/Samone Roberts, and Hector Lopez.
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Favorite Records

Instore performances by DJs Scott Tomlin (10 AM), Morry B (noon), Deadbeat (2 PM), MODchicago DJs (3 PM), Silver Abuse (5:30 PM), Sonorama, Bryan Martin, and Triton Sound (6:45 PM).
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