Record Store Day 2018 in Berlin

By | April 21st, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , |

There are many reasons to applaud Record Store Day (RSD): it puts a marginal format at the forefront of cultural discourse and is fundamental to keeping record stores afloat. There are also many reasons to pour hate on RSD: the exploitative pricing; the pressing plants clogged up by major labels’ seemingly frivolous cash-ins; the queues; the disappointment in not scoring all that you were hoping to on the day. (Side note: surely consumer demand is robust enough to sustain a Record Store Week?).… Read the full article