February 28, 2019
With over 500 records to chose from.
Record Store Day has revealed the full list of exclusives set to be released this year.
The twelfth annual event takes place on Saturday 13th April, with 250 shops taking part in the UK – the largest number in the history of Record Store Day. You can search the list of participating shops here.
As ever, there’s a more than healthy reissue-to-new-release ratio. A few early stand-outs include: 4×12″ box set of acid house pioneers 808 State, soul singer Alice Clark’s self-titled LP and Lebanese disco rarity Abu Ali by Zaid Rahbani on WeWantSounds, the electric zouk of KASSAV from Guadeloupe, Basil Kirchin’s electronic experiments on Trunk Records, Fela Kuti & Roy Ayers’ Music Of Many Colours, and a 7″ box set for Aretha Franklin.
In terms of new music, noteworthy releases include Anderson .Paak, Idles, Slowthai, Moses Sumney and Iggy Pop.
There is also a good selection of soundtracks, with Lost In Translation, Malcolm X, the second season of Twin Peaks, Bohemian Rhapsody, and a brace of soundtracks written for dance by Sigur Rós leading the way.
And, as ever, RSD throws up a few oddities too, not least a recording of an interview with Salvador Dalí in Venice from 1961.
Check out the full list of UK releases below, and see the US list here.