Record Store Day 2018 at Rollercoaster Records, Kilkenny

It's Kilkenny behind the decks in Rollercoaster tomorrow to celebrate all things vinyl.

Record Store Day 2018 is this Saturday, 21 April and once again, Rollercoaster Records is playing its part.

Doors open at the shop in time for a 9.30am kick off where the first of 17 DJs/customers/friends will be spinning tunes until the doors close at 6pm.

Those spinning tunes from their own collection on the day include The Kilo 1977, Peter Lawlor (Replete/Solkatt), Steve Aylin, Canice Kenealy, Rollercoaster’s own Dave Holland, KCLR’s Martin Bridgeman, Eddie B and former mayor Malcolm Noonan.

When they do close, the focus shifts to Cleere’s on Parliament Street for a show with Malojian and more Rollercoaster DJs.

Special Releases for Record Store Day 2018

While you can buy records any day of the week, RSD typically brings with it a wealth of special one-off releases to mark the occasion.

Among those releases tomorrow are AC/DC’s Back In Black on Cassette (yes), a 12″ release of Air’s Sexy Boy, an RSD exclusive for Chuck Berry in his Greatest Hits and a string of release from David Bowie including a 3LP release of Welcome To The Blackout.

There’s releases too from Johnny Cash, Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, The National, Iggy Pop and Rage Against The Machine.

View the full list of RSD releases here.

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Ken McGuire

The one who kicked off KilkennyMusic.com back in the heady days of 2005. Now a radio head at KCLR, award-winning podcaster, producer, food blogger at Ken On Food, music nerd and everything else in between.

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