The Record Store Day, Edinburgh 2013 -April 20th

The VoxBox team invite Edinburgh’s music lovers, record fans and vinyl junkies to our shop in Stockbridge on Saturday 20th April to help us celebrate Record Store Day 2013.

Last year was a fantastic celebration and we are going bigger and better this year as we approach our 2nd anniversary in the music business.

We will have a much larger number of the exclusive records this time. Exact titles will be known nearer the day. But remember, it’s not really about the exclusive records. The shop will be open at 9.30am.

We are celebrating what we love. A wide selection of music! The vinyl format, the grass roots record industry, the local bands and record labels as well as our fantastic regular customers that give our shop such a positive feel and of course our wonderful street too.

We are proud to announce a fantastic line up of bands that will perform for us on the day between the shop and The Last Word Saloon down the road.

Playing live:
12.00-12.30 Wounded Knee
13.00-13.30 Magic Eye
14.00-14.30 eagleowl vs Kid Canaveral
15.00-15.50 Mike Heron Band
16.00-16.30 Rob St. John
16.50-17.20 Honeyblood
17.30-18.00 Adam Stafford

* The Mike Heron Band
Music legend and founding member of Edinburgh’s Incredible String Band (the last known good quality ISB recording -Live at the Fillmore, 1968 is out now). The only Scottish band to play Woodstock. They will perform as a group and the individual group members will perform solo. They comprise:
– Mike Hastings of Trembling Bells/The Pendulums – Scotland’s finest psychedelic folk-rock guitarist.
Georgia Seddon – Beautiful self penned golden voiced melancholy songs.
Frog Pocket – Super-talented multi-instrumentalist and experimental folk-popster.

* Adam Stafford
Musician and filmmaker from Falkirk. Formerly of the group Y’all is Fantasy Island. He will perform songs from his forthcoming album Imaginary Walls Collapse and will have a limited edition cassette tape of more new songs (on Gerry Loves Records) which will be made especially for the day.

* Honeyblood
Two girls from Glasgow, who play songs about things they really hate and things that are okay. Nominated for Best Newcomer in the 2013 SAMA Awards. There is a real underground buzz about this talented twosome.

* Wounded Knee
Edinburgh’s finest vocal loopist. Drawing from a variety of influences his music ranges from stripped down folk balladry to abstract improvised vocalic stravaigs. Expect songs from the bawbag.

* eagleowl vs Kid Canaveral
Kate Canaveral and friends, promoting Kid Canaveral’s fantastic new album, Now That You Are A Dancer. No space, no capitals, eagleowl are a lo-fi post folk ensemble from Edinburgh.

* Rob St. John
Drawn-out and ghostly songs underpinned by the creaks and drones of the harmonium, musical saw, fiddle, skittering drums, analogue synth and field recordings.

* Magic Eye
Ethereal, dreamy pop songs with a beautifully jangly guitar shimmering alongside gorgeous vocals.

Any purchase in the shop will get you £2 off entry to Song, by Toad’s ‘Beer vs Records‘ gig at Summerhall that evening. We will be selling the brand new split LP featuring Magic Eye, Le Thug, Zed Penguin and Plastic Animals. Buy that and you get a stonking £4 off entry to the gig!

Remember to share this and invite your record fiend friends. It’s going to be a blast!

The Facebook event is here:
Be sure to check back for a list of the records we have been allocated – expected mid-late next week. Then it’s squeaky bum time.
With all that talent, there will be a series of beautiful moments throughout the day. That’s Mike on the right. Listen to this gorgeous tune!

Okay folks,
Here is what we have.

Most titles are limited to one or two copies unless specified. We missed out on the best stuff form EMI due to a delay in opening an account and an early deadline. So there will be no Bowie, no Beta Band and no Pink Floyd. Anyway, it’s not really about the records…

Adam Stafford EP RSD Cassette
The Song, by Toad beer vs Records LP Le Thug/Magic Eye/Plastic Animals/Zed Penguin
Randolph’s leap RSD Cassette
Cleavers -if it arrives in time.

Tappa Zukie
Dark Dark Dark 10″
Michael Horowitz Paul/Weller/Damon Albarn/Graham Coxon (single and album) (6 copies available)
Dinosaur L 12″ Go Bang
Gonn Est. 1966 7″ Pic Disc
Public Enemy Planet Earth: Rock and Roll History
Cypress Hill Black Sunday
CSC Funk Band Funkincense
OST Bride of Frankenstein EP
Rory Gallagher Continental Op 10″
Sly & the Family Stone I want to take you Higher 10″
Residents Kawliga
Aerosmith S/TAerosmith Get Your Wings
Aerosmith Toys in the Attic
Miles Davis Milestones
Miles Davis Round About Midnight
Miles Davis Someday my Prince Will Come
Taj Mahal Natch’L Blues
Mad Season Above 2LP
King Creosote That Might Well Be It Darlin CD
Edwyn Collins 7″ single
Breton Remixed 7″
Admiral Fallow Tree Bursts in Snow (5 copies available)
The Fall Sir William Wray 7″ (6 copies available)
Glasvegas I’d Rather be Dead than be with you 7″ (6 copies available)
Hawkwind Kings of Speed 7″ (6 copies available)
x Manchester Rain &2
xA Baby Got Back..
x In a Broken Promise..
Frightened Rabbit Midnight Organ Fight 2LP and Ltd Ed print. (8 copies available)
x no-one knows nothing..
x Sheep
Grizzly Horn of Plenty
x Swimming
x Relationship of Command (5 copies available)
x Criminal Fingers
Depth and Current Transient 7″
Robyn Hitchcock There Goes th..
Junior Electronics 12″
Qluster 12″
Roedelius Schneider 12″
Stranded Horse Transmission 7″
Black Roots S/T LP
x TMALC The Only Way to
x SMITE ALternate versions 7″
Joe Meek I Hear a new world…
Conny Plank12″maxi
Fela Kuti Sorrow Tears and Blood 12″ maxi
Dutch Uncles Slave to the Atypical Rhythm 12″ maxi
Ghostpoet Meltdown 12″ maxi
Pulp After You 12″ maxi
Brian Eno Jaar Grizzly 12″ maxi
The xx Jamie xx Edits 12″ maxi
The Leisure Society Fight for everyone 7″
Sharon Van Etten We are fine 7″
Testament Animal Magnetism 7″
British Sea Power Facts are Right 7″
Shearwater and SVEtten Stop Draggin’ 7″
I AM KLOOT Natural History remastered
A Place To Bury Strangers Strange Moon
Daniel Johnston Space Ducks (4 copies)
Funeral Suits Lilyof the Valley
Anthrax Anthems
Amorphis Circle
Guards In Guards We Trust
Orange Juice Rip It Up
V/A SubPop 100
Davy Graham 3/4 AD EP
Luluc/Lisa Hannigan Songs of Nick Drake (4 copies) 7″
The Ukranians Pisni iz the Smiths (cover version s of Smiths songs in Ukranian) 12″EP
Nick Harper Juicy Fruit Girl 10″
Smoke Fairies Upstairs at United Vol 6
Marc Bolan Maxi Pack (6 copies available)
The Jesus and Mary Chain (5 Copies available)
Ian McCulloch Killing Moon 7″
Suede Barriers/Animal Nitrate 7″ (6 copies) this was particularly expensive
The White Stripes Elephant 10th Anniversary ed. (6 copies available)
Lee Scratch Perry Chapter 1 10″ BOX SET
Scientist Scientific Dub 10″ BOX SET
Napalm Death Leaders not Followers
Nick Cave Animal X 7″ (4 copies)
Gil Scott Heron The Bottle
The SHangri Las Remember 7″
Steven Wilson Luminol (four copies)
Echo and the Bunnymen Crocodiles (3 copies)
Frida Sundemo Indigo
Ultravox Vienna
Blind Melon S/T
Duran Duran Is there Smoething I should Know 7″
UFO Live N Ready 7″
Gabrielle Aplin Please don’t say.. 12″
Georgi Kay In my Mind 7″
David Guetta pic disc 12″
Royksopp Ice Machine 10″

Arriving sometime before 1200 noon are this lot below:

Kirsty MacColl A New England 7″
Venom Black Metal
Mayhem De Mysteries Dom…
Frankie Goes to Hollywood Maximum Joy pic disc
Charlie Feathers EP
Mayhem Deathcrush
Jethro Tull Nothing is Easy
Rainbow Rising
Burzum Filosifem
Burzum Hvis Lyset…
Rainbow Long Live Rock n Roll
Burzum Det Som…
Burzum Burzum/Aske

And there are some other bits in a small box.

We’ve stocked up on some really nice new and limited edition vinyl. Caravan, The Brain Police, Joy Division, Velvet Underground, Cribs, Radiohead, Mogwai, Bill Moffat, James Yorkston.
George has topped up the shelves with some nice Beatles/Bowie/Stones/Pink Floyd/Led Zeppelin and so on.

Must dash.
See you tomorrow.

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