Record Store Day at Brixton's Pure Vinyl

Record Store Day at Brixton's Pure Vinyl

Some of the most anticipated releases of Record Store Day 2018 include three limited edition David Bowie pressings: Welcome To The Blackout - Live London "78, "Let's Dance" (single) and Bowie Now". There are often grumbles about the event being too gimmicky, but for many people this is a great chance to reconnect with record stores they love - and pick up some special edition swag.

Saturday marks the 11th year of Record Store Day, the annual global jamboree that celebrates the shops that continue to prop up the recorded music industry, often against some pretty stiff challenges. Today, more than 1400 independent record stores deal in both vintage and current releases. One disclaimer via Record Store Day's organizers: not all stores will carry all releases or participate in all promotions. The album, which was originally released last December, was recorded during the band's final tour with late frontman Chester Bennington before he passed away in July of 2017. Notable limited releases this year include 1999 by Prince with a front cover that hasn't been available on LP since its release in 1983, the 4 x LP recording of Grateful Dead's performance at Fillmore West in San Fransisco on 2/27/1969, and the recording of Rage Against the Machine, Live At The democratic National Convention 2000.

Robert Mugabe called to Parliament to give evidence on diamond corruption
Former ministers, former police chiefs and heads of several government departments have already been summoned by the committee. The lawmaker said: "He was the president, and we want to know where he was getting the $15bn figure." .

We want you to share these Record Store Day experiences with us. Frontman Chris Cornell passed away in May of 2017.

For those with heavier taste, Disturbed is getting in on Record Store Day fun.



Latest news

Game of Thrones season 8 spoilers: Emilia Clarke teases behind-the-scenes sneak peek
The victor will get flight tickets to Northern Ireland, a stay in a four-star hotel, a lunch with Clarke, and a tour of the set. In the video, Emilia says: 'You might know me as Khaleesi, Mother of Dragons, Breaker of Chains, or any of the above.

Chris Pratt saves, then duels dinosaurs in chilling final trailer
Interestingly, dinosaurs have also invaded human cities, which presumably is an issue that will need to be dealt with. A still image from Jurassic World 2 shows the terrifying new "hybrid" dinosaur.

The Apple iPhone SE 2 could disappoint traditionalists - here's why
Although the predicted launch is June, Apple isn't one for announcing new iPhones at its annual developer conference. And since it is going to be a niche device, the iPhone SE 2 will not have to worry about any direct competition.

E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce expands to 16 states
The CDC traced the outbreak to the lettuce after interviewing numerous ill people about where and what they'd eaten recently. Restaurants and retailers should ask their suppliers about the source of their chopped romaine lettuce.

Woman dies in fire at care home in northeast London
One resident who works at another care home said: "It was about 5.15 a.m. when I heard all the noise and it woke me up". According to Care Quality Commission documents, they provide support to adults with autism and other complex needs.

Antero Resources (AR) PT Raised to $22.00 at Morgan Stanley
Holders of Antero Midstream common units will receive a Schedule K-1 with respect to distributions received on the common units. Impax Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp has 1.56% invested in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) for 1.43 million shares.

LG hits snag in supplying new Apple iPhone screens
It would lose its bargaining power in the process, but word on the street is that the former is demanding price cuts anyway. Mass production for iPhones typically starts off in July, so LG does have some time left.

Prosecutors carry out raids in Porsche diesel probe: Germany
At Audi, he developed the division in charge of engine- and transmission-management electronics design and software. Two searches were also carried out this week at Audi's facilities in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm.

Celtic Chief Will Not Stop Brendan Rodgers From Talking To Arsenal
But Desmond indicated Celtic would be open to allowing Rodgers to take over at Emirates Stadium if the 45-year-old was to be approached.

Tortorella: Blue Jackets 'laid an egg' in Game 4
More likely than not, it seems that they'll have to settle with winning it in Washington if they're able to beat out the Capitals. When the series shifted to Columbus on Tuesday, the Capitals prevailed in double-overtime.

Wells Fargo fined $1 billion over auto loan and mortgage abuses
Delpha Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Wells Fargo during the 4th quarter valued at $103,000. Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The sold 126,966 shares as the company's stock declined 16.98% with the market.

Long Island: MS-13 directs members to 'take out a cop'
But then police learned of a second threat against cops. "Whether it's law enforcement, our police medics, or our fire services". The 21-count indictment charged the defendants with a variety of crimes, including murder, drug trafficking and conspiracy.

Is NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) Ready for a Breakout?
Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc decreased Accenture Ltd ( NYSE :ACN) stake by 5,860 shares to 168,123 valued at $25.74M in 2017Q4. Moving out to look at the previous month performance, the stock is at -1.60%. 12,163 were accumulated by Comerica Bankshares.

Record Price for Mint 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle
A PSA 9 example sold in the same Heritage Auction as the 1952 Topps card, netting $750,000. One of the rarest baseball cards in existence has been sold for a near-record price.

First Android Smartphone With 3D Sensing Technology
The Xiaomi Mi 6X smartphone will launch in India as Xiaomi Mi A2 and it will be the successor of the Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone. Xiaomi allegedly had low success rates with its facial recognition feature due to a problem related to Qualcomm's software.

Other news