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Buzz‘s Ultimate Guide to Record Store Day 2016 in C-U

Record Store Day 2016 is just around the corner and Champaign-Urbana record stores both new and old are busy preparing for Saturday morning. We’ve put together this guide to tomorrow’s festivities in C-U, so you can prepare yourself for the head-spinning shopping extravaganza.

See You CD & Vinyl 

(123 W Main St., Urbana)

Neutral Milk Hotel box set
Neutral Milk Hotel box set

All non-RSD titles will be 15% off from 7 a.m. — 8 a.m.

In addition to some special Record Store Day releases, the store has other bonuses up its sleeve. For its first annual Record Store Day, See You will be selling a limited edition Neutral Milk Hotel box set. Comprised of all of the band’s studio albums, it includes ten inches, seven inches, posters, a picture disc and some never before released bonus material. Shoppers can also look forward to stopping by the Pandamonium Doughnuts truck outside the store before beginning their hunt.

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See You will also be hosting a ticket giveaway for the Father John Misty show at Foellinger Auditorium on Sunday, April 17th. Customers will be granted one raffle entry for every $10 spent. Check out See You’s Facebook events for Record Store Day news and the Father John Misty ticket giveaway.




Exile on Main Street

(116 N Chestnut St., Champaign)

Doors open at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning. On top of special Record Store Day deals, The Exile Record Store Day experience will include live music from local artists throughout the entire day.

10 a.m. The Bashful Youngens

10:30 a.m. Brad Olson (of Neoga Blacksmith/Waterfowl)

11 a.m. Jared Roberts (of Bookmobile)

11:30 a.m. Euriah (Acoustic)

12 p.m. Ryan Groff (of Elsinore)

12:30 p.m. Rebecca Rego & The Trainmen (sans Trainmen)

1 p.m. Finer Feelings

1:30 p.m. Grand Ambassador (Acoustic)

2 p.m. Crofton Coleman / Donny Jay

2:30 p.m. Isaac Arms does Withershins

3 p.m. The Phantom Broadcast

3:30 p.m. Ausar

4 p.m. Kayla and the Moon Lace Band

4:30 p.m. Nucleus

5 p.m. Penny Horses

5:30 p.m. DeShawnMusic

6 p.m. Engine Summer

6:30 p.m. Young Club

7 p.m. Ocean Glass

7:30 p.m. Jacob Fleischli (of Tractor Kings)

8 p.m. Hot Hand Luke & The Sound

8:30 p.m. TBA

9 p.m. Terminus Victor

See their Facebook event for more information.


Record Swap

(114 E University Ave, Champaign)

In-store deals on Saturday will be 20% off all used LPs/CDs/cassettes and 10% off all new non-RSD LPs. Here’s a list of the Record Store Day titles that will be available at Record Swap:

13th Floor Elevators — “You’re Gonna Miss Me b/w Tried To Hide” (7”)

The Adverts — “Crossing The Red Sea With The Adverts”

African Head Charge — “Super Mystic Brakes” (10”)

The All-American Rejects — “Move Along”

The Animals — “Animal Tracks”

Big Star — “Complete Columbia: Live at University of Missouri 4/25/93”

*Captain Beefheart — “Live at Knebworth 1975”

David Bowie — “I Dig Everything – The Pye Singles 1966”

David Bowie — “The Man Who Sold The World” (picture disc)

The James Brown Revue — “Get Down At The Apollo With The J.B.’s”

Candlemass — “Epicus Doomicus Metallicus” (picture disc)

Johnny Cash — “All Aboard The Blue Train”

Johnny Cash — “The Best Of The Johnny Cash Show”

Cheap Trick — “At Budokan: The Complete Concert”

Cheap Trick — “Found New Parts” (10”)

Clutch — “Mad Sidewinder b/w Outland Special Clearance” (12”)

John Coltrane — “The Roulette Sides” (10”)

J.D. Crowe — “J.D. Crowe And The New South”

Miles Davis — “Ghetto Walkin’”

J. Dilla — “The Diary”

D.O.C. — “No One Can Do Better”

The Doors — “Live At The Aquarius: The First Performance”

Bob Dylan —“Melancholy Mood” (7”)

Bill Evans — “Some Other Time: The Lost Session From The Black Forest”

Fleetwood Mac — “The Alternative Tusk”

Belvis Frond — “Inner Marshland”

Belvis Frond — “Miasma”

Dizzy Gillespie — “The Champ”

Goblin — “La Via Della Droga (OST)”

Grateful Dead — “Capitol Theater, Passaic NJ 4/25/77”

Green River — “1984 Demos”

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells — “The Criteria Sessions”

Gwar — “Scumdogs Of The Universe”

Emmylou Harris — “Wrecking Ball” (Deluxe Vinyl Edition)

Jimi Hendrix — “Smash Hits”

Iggy & The Stooges — “Metallic K.O.”

Iron Maiden — “Empire Of The Clouds” (picture disc)

Etta James — “At Last”

Joan Jett —  “Sinner”

The Kinks — “The Kinks In Koncert ’65″

Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Afrika 70 — “I Go Shout Plenty”

Madonna — “Like A Virgin & Other Hits”

Bitty McLean & Bunny Rugs — “Taxi Records Split EP”

Metallica — “Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité, Metallica! – Live at Le Bataclan. Paris, France – June 11th, 2003”

Modern Jazz Quartet — “The Quartet”

Outkast — “Elevators (Me & You)” (12”)

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers — “Kiss My Amps II”

Phish — “Hoist”

Elvis Presley — “I’m Leavin’-  Elvis Folk Country”

Scarface — “Deeply Rooted”

Langhorne Slim — “When The Sun’s Gone Down”

The Sonics — “Live At Easy Street”

Sublime — “Jah Won’t Pay The Bills”

Sun Ra — “In Some Far Place – Roma 77”

Sun Ra — “Spaceways”

John Renbourn — “The Attic Tapes”

The Residents — “The Residents – Please Do Not Steal It!”

Rob Zombie — “Well Everybody’s Fucking In A U.F.O.”

Todd Rundgren & Utopia — “Disco Gets”

Allen Toussaint — “Live in Philadelphia 1975”

Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers — “Vive La Revolution (Live In Paris 1977)”

The Valentines & The Spektors — “The Early Years Of AC/DC’s Bon Scott”

Muddy Waters – Hoochie Coochie Man —“Live At The Rising Sun Celebrity Jazz Club”

John Williams — “Star Wars-force Awakens March”

Wendy O. Williams — “Fuck ‘n Roll”

Lester Young — “Blue Lester”

V/A – Disney Favorite Songs

V/A – Hallucinations – Psychedelic Pop Nuggets

V/A – Rough Guide To Country Blues

V/A – Rough Guide To East Coast Blues

V/A – Rough Guide To Psychedelic Samba

V/A – Wake You Up Vol. 1 – The Rise And Fall of Nigerian Rock Music, 1972-1977

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