We asked some local record retailers to pick three favorites from the special Record Store Day releases they will have in stock Saturday.



3820 E. Lake St., Mpls. • picks by Laura Hoenack

Cake, “Vinyl Box Set.” Eight-LP, 175-gram colored vinyl.

The Litter, “Action Woman b/w Legal Matter.” 7-inch reissue.

Brian Jonestown Massacre/Magic Castles split 12-inch on “gray splattered” vinyl.

Hymie’s RSD Block Party: Two stages, free, all ages, 14 bands starting with Brian Laidlaw (11 a.m.) and including the Ericksons (1 p.m.), Chastity Brown (2), Pennyroyal (3:30), Ben Weaver (4), Black Diet (5), Martin Devaney (also 5), the Cactus Blossoms (6), Southside Desire (7) and Brian Just Band (8).


2557 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls. • picks by Dan Cote

Spoon, “Loveways” (12-inch). Getting a vinyl release for the very first time.

“Dunedin Double 2x12,” various artists. Reissue of the influential compilation from New Zealand.

Songs: Ohia, “Journey On — Collected Singles” (7-inch box set).

In-store set: Lee Baines (5 p.m.).


381 N. Wabasha St., St. Paul • picks by Martin Devaney

Drive By Truckers, “Dragon Pants” (10-inch). Outtakes from the band’s new album.

R.E.M., “MTV Unplugged” (box).

Dinosaur Jr., 7-inch box set with a book, issued by Numero Group.

In-store sets: DJ sets from Martin Dosh, Jake Rudh, Jason Nagel and more,


2411 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. • picks by Kevin Beacham

Oliver Hart (Eyedea’s alias), “The Many Faces of Oliver Hart.” Etched vinyl.

“Dust & Grooves” (book).

Public Enemy, “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back” (double-LP vinyl).

In-store sets: Lizzo, Dem Atlas, DJ Stage One, Ecid, more (times TBA).


2000 3rd Av. S., Mpls.

In-store sets: Two Harbors (11 a.m.), the Premiums (1 p.m.), Portage (2), Middle Class Rut (3), Sonny Knight & the Lakers (4), K. Raydio & Psymun (5).


• Cheapo (St. Paul, Mpls., Blaine)

• Down in the Valley (Golden Valley, Crystal, Maple Grove)

• Electric Fetus (Duluth, St. Cloud)

• Tune Town (Mankato)

• Extreme Noise, Know Name, Roadrunner (all Mpls.)