Tag : Record Store Day

Essential Record Stores For You To Know

Vinyl Heritage Month (the month of April) is drawing to a close, so our last newsletter in this series looks at some of the record stores you need to know.  Though they are few, they hold the mantle between pressing plants who press vinyl, and buyers who play wax.   Here are some of the stores you should know: London: LionVibes – one of London’s only dedicated Reggae record shop…

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Record Store Day Celebrations at VP Records

VP Records’ celebration of this year’s Record Store Day could be felt from blocks away. The first signs of it arrived as tremors coursed through the concrete, carrying familiar reggae bass lines out into the cool Saturday afternoon. The closer you got, the clearer the music became – yes, there was no mistaking the voices of legends like Half Pint, Dennis Brown, and so many others, erupting from the vinyl-fuelled…

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Record Store Day For The UK – Bob Marley & The Wailers “Mr. Chatterbox”

Bob Marley’s name is synonymous with Reggae and his legend has transcended beyond the realms of the genre. Everyone knows the classics, however, not many know about this crucial non-album track “Mr. Chatterbox”. Produced by ‘The Hitmaker From Jamaica’ Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee (the only song Bob made with the fabled producer) and recorded at the legendary studio Randy’s, upstairs at 17 North Parade, Kingston, the track has all the hallmarks…

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Record Store Day Exclusive For The UK – Max Romeo “Every Man Ought To Know”

Max Romeo is perhaps best known for his work in the mid to late 70s with the innovative producer Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, “War In A Babylon,” “One Step Forward” and The Prodigy sampling “Chase The Devil” among his most notable works. Yet, the music that preceded that fruitful era is equally as important to the development of the Reggae genre. His work with ‘The Gorgon’ aka Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee began…

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Reggae For The Global Vinyl Holiday!

(repost from Vision Newspaper) Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1,400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. VP Records has participated annually since 2015 at its flagship retail store in Jamaica, New York at its Miramar, Florida…

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VP Records Retail Locations Now Official Record Store Day Locations- Live Music and Exclusive Titles at VP New York and Florida Saturday April 13th

On Saturday April 13th, VP Records will celebrate Record Store Day 2019 with VP Record’s annual Sound System Showcase at its retail locations in Jamaica, Queens and Miramar, Florida. This year, both VP Records retail stores have received the distinct designation as official Record Store Day Locations. To commemorate the annual celebration of vinyl culture, the free event is a day for fans and consumers to experience authentic Jamaican Sound…

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