THURSDAY, APRIL 19
EVOLVE (Cincinnati, OH)
Chemical Committee (Cincinnati, OH)
Jim Swill (Cininatti, OH)
OOD OOD OOD
DJ Tony Jones
@ Family Visions Center
8 p.m. / $8 / all ages / FB
Cincinatti-based Realicide Youth Records artists bring down the house with loaded wordsmithing and inventive electronics while local noise-ridden openers fill skull space with supersonic sounds from space. DJed dance music keeps the blood flowing between sets.
FRIDAY, APRIL 20
What We Won't See
@ Schlafly Tap Room / 2100 Locust St.
9 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
This dynamic and diverse local line-up features many types of flavors ranging from weirdo dance pop to carefully crafted electronic soundscapes and snarling post-punk.
Featureless Ghost (Atlanta, GA)
@ Barbarella (former Jade Room) / 3131 South Grand Blvd.
10 p.m. / $3 / 21+ / FB
Catchy minimal synth pop, a new debut solo set from artist Connie Su and hallucinatory drone sounds bounce between the closely confined walls of cozy Barbarella for this Friday night electronic artistry freakout.
Record Store Day Weekend feat.:
@ Euclid Records / 601 East Lockwood Ave.
6 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
Euclid Record's RSD celebrations span an entire weekend, with live performances from local artists Friday night, all day Saturday and all day Sunday along with an extensive DJ schedule featuring the likes of Ashley Hohman (The Sound Barrier), Josh Levi (Flood Yr Face) and a handful of KDHX programmers.
SATURDAY, APRIL 21
Record Store Day Block Party! feat.:
Pink Sock (featured in above live clip)
@ Apop Records / 2831 Cherokee St.
12-8 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
Apop takes to the streets with an outdoor stage featuring loud sounds all day long, a "beer garden" compliments of Schlafly and New Belgium, sales, special tees, and DJed tunes from Jeff Hess, Ryan Snowden and Vijay Nair.
Record Store Day 2012 feat.:
Bunnygrunt (featured in above video)
Warm Jets USA
Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost
@ Vintage Vinyl / 6610 Delmar Blvd.
10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
VV has plenty of live music, an impressive list of guest DJs from all walks of local music life, free Schlafly beer and Monster energy drinks, and of course, a shitload of special sales -- all headed up by Johnny Vega$ himself.
Chain and the Gang (D.C.)
Little Big Bangs
DJ Ryan Snowden
@ Pig Slop Studios / 2700 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / $7 / all ages / FB
Ian Svenonius preaches his soulful social gospel while the LBB throw down their raw rock'n'roll in this perfect nightcap to Record Store Day festivities.
SUNDAY, APRIL 22
Benefit for Pete Kruchowski feat.:
Pillow Talk (featured in above music player)
Ellen The Felon
The Trip Daddys
@ Lemmons / 5800 Gravois Ave.
6:30 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
This benefit for a local in need features bands, booze, food and raffles. Check out Pillow Talk's new demo and get hooked.