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Where to Go For Record Store Day in Newcastle

Where to Go For Record Store Day in Newcastle

Record Store Day Australia is on Saturday 21st April 2018. This is the one day when record stores come together with artists and record labels to celebrate the joy of music.

There are a range of limited releases, specials and promotions, along with live music in-store and artists dropping by to say hi.

We’re lucky to have a few choices in Newcastle for record stores. We’ve compiled a list of what’s on this Saturday for Record Store Day Australia.


103 Darby Street, Cooks Hill

Abicus have posted about the limited releases and special records they’ll be selling this Saturday. They open at 9am. Get there early for special prizes.

RSD2018 Abicus Highlights

Arcade Fire – Arcade Fire [EP] (Transparent Blue Vinyl, first time on vinyl, numbered/limited to 3000)##

Brian Eno with Kevin Shields – The Weight Of History / Only Once Away My Son [12″] limited to 5000)##

Car Seat Headrest – Mirror To Mirror. [2LP] (first time on vinyl, limited to 4000) ##

Cheech & Chong – Up In Smoke ([7”] (Marijuana Leaf-SHAPED Green Vinyl, scratch and sniff sticker, limited to 4000)

Courtney Barnett – City Looks Pretty & Sunday Roast [12″] RSD exclusive release, limited to 1750) ##

Flume – Flume [LP] (Picture Disc, download, poster, tattoo, limited to 1800, indie-retail exclusive) ##

Jeff Buckley – Live At Sin-e [4LP] (Deluxe package inc. 8 page booklet, limited to 2500, RSD exclusive) ##

Johnny Cash – At Folsom Prison: 50th Anniversary legacy Edition [5LP] limited to 2500, RSD exclusive) ##

Led Zeppelin – Rock and Roll/Friends [7″] (yellow vinyl, previously unreleased tracks, limited RSD exclusive) ##

Neil Young – Roxy: Tonights The Night Live [2LP] (legendary ’73 live set, etching, contains collectible photo reprint) ##

Ramones – Sundragon Sessions [1LP] (first time on vinyl, numbered die-cut sleeve, limited to 5,300, RSD exclusive) ##

Rolling Stones, The – Their Satanic Majesties Request [LP] (Blue & White Splatter 180 Gram, Stereo, gatefold, lenticular cover, limited to 3500) ##

Sigur Rós – Liminal Remixes [12″] (blissed out reworkings of familiar and obscure tracks, limited to 1000, RSD exclusive) ##

Sufjan Stevens – Mystery Of Love EP [10”] (Transparent Colored Vinyl, 3 new songs, limited to 10,000)

Soul Jazz Records Presents – STUDIO ONE Dub Plate Special. [5×7″] Boxset (limited to 500, RSD exclusive)

The Cure – Torn Down [2LP] (Sixteen new remixes by Robert Smith, picture disc, limited to 7,000, RSD Exclusive) ##

The National – Boxer LIVE In Brussels [1LP] (clear vinyl with a rainbow foil jacket. RSD exclusive, limited to 4000) ##

The Notorious B.I.G. – Juicy [12″] (140gram single clear/black marble swirl vinyl, limited to 5,250) ##

Tim Buckley – I Can’t See You [EP] (previously unreleased 4 song demo, limited to 2000)##

Tumbleweed – Daddy Long Legs [7″] (First time on vinyl, one off pressing for RSD, limited to 500) ##

Wilco – Live At The Troubadour 11/12/96 [2LP] (180gram black vinyl, limited to 8,500, RSD exclusive) ##

Wu-Tang – The Saga Instrumental [EP] (Yellow Vinyl, download, clear sleeve, limited to 3000, indie-retail exclusive)##

The Edwards Shop

148 Parry Street, Newcastle West

Opening at 9am to sell records and to host vintage clothing stalls. Some of the records in stock for Saturday are a re-issue of The Necessaries – “Event Horizon”. It’s a lost early 80’s new wave classic on Sire Records. The Edwards Shop have the most impressive collection of records in Newcastle, and the people that sell them are always friendly and offering their guidance to help you find the right record (or two, or three…) for you.

Black Pug Records

80 Maitland Road, Islington 

Black Pug Records is an independent label based in Newcastle, NSW. They offer a selection of Vinyl and Out of print CDs as well as assorted merchandise.

The Famous Rock Shop

517 Hunter Street, Newcastle

The Famous Rock Shop have a huge range of records upstairs in store. New & Second Hand Vinyl Records. The Famous Rock Shop has been buying and selling vinyl for over 35 years in Newcastle.

The Mosh Pit

272 Main Road, Cardiff

LPs from $1, 45s from 50 cents. CDs from 50 cents. They’re serving pizza, a giant Mojito from 10.30am and you can go in the draw to win a $100 Gift Voucher for the shop when you buy something on the day. Open from 8am.

More information on the event page.


Stella Records

Moving out of their shop in Raymond Terrace, Stella Records now sell their collection at Maitland Showground on the 1st Sunday of each month. They will also be selling records at the Newcastle CD and record fair on the 29th of April (9am to 4pm) at Beaumont St Hamilton – Uniting Church Hall.

Sound Exchange

Shop 4, 302-305 The Entrance Road, Long Jetty

*Over 200 RSD Releases

*Licenced Bar

*20% off used vinyl

*10% off new vinyl (except RSDA Releases)

*Hot dog stand

*Massive light show

*Smoke machine

*Lucky draw ($200 Prize)

*Best dressed ($100 Prize)

*Official RSD tshirts

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