Record Store Day is a relatively new holiday based on some strongly-held, old school sentiments that ring true here in Seattle. Brown Paper Tickets isn’t a record store or a record label but we do indeed have a record for record store day. This very special double LP compilation The Right to DIY features artists that work for or with Brown Paper Tickets and encompasses a wide range of musical styles as well as spoken word performance.
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It’s one day before Record Store Day and I find myself carrying a box of 150 assorted 12″ and 7″ records three and half blocks to a small record store in Madison, WI. As I struggle with the box, getting it to the next trash can or newspaper machine to rest on, I start to think about its contents and some of what these little (heavy, but pretty small) round vinyl discs have meant to me over the years. Read the rest of this entry »