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Record Store Day.
Record Store Day.

Tower Records

Not quite Record Store Day, but Vinyl Destination Sale. kicked off last Friday. LPs from as low as €8. Also titles from the likes ofSonic Youth, Kendrick Lamar, PJ Harvey, Fleetwood Mac, Gregory Porter,Chvrches , and more. This sale will run for TEN WHOLE DAYS in the run up to Record Store Day, so make sure to get in and snap up some seriously deadly vinyl.


For #RSD16 , TXFM will be with in from 7:00 until 11:00, playing tunes from the store window, chatting all things vinyl. Doors at 8:00 SHARPand anyone who purchases a RSD title in the store will also be put in with a chance to win an REGA RP1 turntable.

live performances in-store, kicking off from 12:00 ‘til 18:00. Performing live for will be September Girls. Punk/grunge trio Fangclub, Wolff(AKA Johnny Stewart), Black Bank Folk,. 5-piece alt-folk-pop The Young Folk, and to round things off will be Bantum – road testing some never-heard-before tunes.


Plus, Aungier Danger in, with some awesome sugary treats to keep you going. Clement & Pekoe coffee, and they’ll be there for the necessary caffeine boost to keep you going, too.

Tower Records official Record Store Day after-party will be happening inDean Dublin on Harcourt St. Hit up the Lobby Bar, unwind, enjoy a cold drink and check out some deadly vinyl DJs, who kick off from 16:00 until 22:00, keeping the buzz going. Wristbands will be in-store during the day which will entitle you to a complimentary Record Store Day cocktail at Dean’s Lobby Bar.

The Record Spot

The low down:

– We are randomly giving away over €300 worth of free records to attendees!

– A free official R.A.G.E./Record Spot tote bag with every purchase (new design for 2016)!

– €30 worth of free records with each record player purchased!

– Exclusive RSD releases available from 8:30am!

– The official sign-up of the new Record Spot Record Club!

– As always, BYOB at your own risk!

The Lineup:
Me and My Dog
Oh Boland
Paddy Hanna
Tandem Felix

Early DJ Sets:
DJ Dennis “The Harbourmaster” Cassidy
Kid O’Brien

Late DJ Sets:
We Three Kings
dip DJs – Robbie & Enda

Conor Harry Cusack – “Me vs. ‘The Industry'”
Nathan Thomast – Guitar Tech 201

Modern art installation:
Barry’s Balloons

The event will be outside and inside the shop on Fade Street. We are aware of the Dublin weather over recent weeks, so there will be a back up performance location in case the weather turns

Rollercoaster Records

The guys over at Rollercoaster tend to have things fine tuned when it comes to regular customers.  It’s a proper local record store vibe you will get here. There’s even a 6 point set of rules they would rather people follow.

The most coveted release of the day here seems to Richmond Fontaine