Record Store Day 2016 To Include Releases From Phish & Grateful Dead
This year’s Record Store Day will take place Saturday, April 16. As always, organizers of the event have combined forces with many artists and labels to prep releases that will be available exclusively at independent record stores across the country. Today, a list of Record Store Day releases has been shared.
Included among Record Store Day releases is new vinyl from Phish and the Grateful Dead. Phish will issue their 1994 studio album Hoist on vinyl as part of the RSD First series. Five thousand copies of Hoist’s first-ever vinyl release will be available on pink splatter vinyl this Record Store Day. The Grateful Dead will issue a live recording of the band’s April 25, 1977 performance on vinyl as a Record Store Day exclusive. The show will span four LPs and eight sides of vinyl, with 7,700 copies available on April 16.
Grateful Dead April 25, 1977 Cover Art
Other Record Store Day ’16 highlights include ALO’s “Follow The Yarn” on 10″ vinyl, alt-J’s Live At Red Rocks on vinyl, The Doors’ Live at the Aquarius: The First Performance on vinyl and Bob Dylan’s “Melancholy Mood” on vinyl. Head here for a full list of Record Store Day releases.