Happening subsequent Wednesday (seventh April), Record Store Day‘s official launch occasion will see British post-punk band Squid stay document their RSD EP launch direct to vinyl from Metropolis Studios.
The Bristol band will document two new songs on to a two-track EP throughout Steve Lamacq’s BBC 6 Music radio slot between 5pm and 6pm on Wednesday. The stay nature of the recording means Squid must get it proper first time – no strain, then – as, as soon as recorded, the stay tracks shall be fast-tracked on to the presses by Sound Efficiency.
The 12-inch vinyl shall be completely accessible from impartial document shops on Saturday seventeenth July, which is the second of the two Record Store Day ‘drop dates’ this 12 months.
Contemplating recording ‘stay to vinyl’ was the unique course of artists used to document music for public consumption, subsequent week’s occasion looks like a becoming technique to kick-off the Report Retailer Day 2021 celebrations.
Arthur from Squid, stated: “We’ve been busying ourselves away on some scores, arranging orchestral variations of two of our favorite tracks from Vivid Inexperienced Subject. The method is identical as ever, beginning off with no clue of what we’re doing, stumbling alongside collectively, every inputting our concepts into the music till it begins to take form. We’re so excited and in addition fairly terrified to launch this little gem for Report Retailer Day 2021.”
Whereas Report Retailer Day is usually a one-day affair held in April, the worldwide pandemic induced final 12 months’s occasion to happen over three dates in August, September and October – with a Black Friday special for good measure.
Acknowledging that the worldwide scenario continues to be disrupting document retailer provide chains, the RSD organisers determined earlier this month that one other multi-day celebration could be one of the best ways to make it a hit for as many indie document retailers as attainable. To that finish, particular RSD releases shall be accessible completely on Saturday twelfth June and Saturday seventeenth July, with greater than 240 retailers within the UK collaborating.
Dates: examine. Official launch occasion: examine. Now all we’re ready patiently for is the checklist of RSD 2021 releases…
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