Record Store Day 2014 picks & parties


We asked local store owners and managers about their favorite limited/special-edition Record Store Day releases. Plus: All the best in-store parties.

An audience at the Electric Fetus.
Jeff Wheeler

We asked some local store owners and managers for three favorites among the limited/special-edition Record Store Day releases they will have in stock Saturday.



picks by Laura Hoenack

Cake, “Vinyl Box Set.” Eight-LP, 175-gram colored vinyl.

The Litter, “Action Woman b/w Legal Matter.” 7-inch reissue.

Brian Jonestown Massacre/Magic Castles split 12-inch on “gray splattered” vinyl.

Hymie’s RSD Block Party: Two stages, free, all ages, 14 bands starting with Brian Laidlaw (11 a.m.) and including the Ericksons (1 p.m.), Chastity Brown (2), Pennyroyal (3:30), Ben Weaver (4), Black Diet (5), Cactus Blossoms (6) and Brian Just Band (8).



picks by Dan Cote

Spoon, “Loveways” (12-inch). Getting a vinyl release for the very first time.

“Dunedin Double 2x12,” various artists. Reissue of the influential New Zealand compilation.

Songs: Ohia, “Journey On — Collected Singles” (7-inch box set).

In-store set: Lee Baines (5 p.m.).



picks by Martin Devaney

Drive-By Truckers, “Dragon Pants” (10-inch). Outtakes from the band’s new album.

R.E.M., “MTV Unplugged” (box).

Dinosaur Jr., 7-inch box set with a book, issued by Numero Group.



picks by Kevin Beacham

Oliver Hart (Eyedea’s alias), “The Many Faces of Oliver Hart.” Etched vinyl.

“Dust & Grooves” (book).

Public Enemy, “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back” (double-LP vinyl).

In-store sets: Lizzo, Dem Atlas, Ecid, DJ Stage One, more (times TBA).



In-store sets: Two Harbors (11 a.m.), the Premiums (1 p.m.), Portage (2), Middle Class Rut (3), Sonny Knight & the Lakers (4), K. Raydio & Psymun (5).