Despite it having ended a few months ago, I still like to check out updates at Record Store Day's official website just to scope out potential news bits or points of interest involving our ever-beloved record stores.
Last week, there was an entry about the record label, Light In The Attic, who packed four employees into a van and sent them out armed with records and merch for ten days so that they would visit 50 record stores along the west coast. The whole idea was to reinstate or revisit the old school methodology behind independent labels and how they delivered materials to independent record stores.
The participants wrote blog entries and recorded some videos:
There's also a three-song EP available for download, just in case you want to sample what the label has to offer. That Monks reissue is looking good.
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