Five Things We're Most Looking Forward to at Radio-Active Records' 2013 Record Store Day
Each year on 4/20, appropriately aligned with another of our more noble national holidays (duh, Marijuana Appreciation Day), record stores, record labels, musicians, and music lovers join together to honor, celebrate, and support a gasping animal -- your good ol' local record shop.
If there's one thing we can all appreciate, it's a free beverage, but especially when it's our favorite kinds of beverages -- coffee and beer -- generously provided by Brew Urban Cafe and Gramps Bar in Miami. The libations will be flowing freely all day long this year at Record Store Day. And don't worry -- no one will care if you decide to skip the java altogether and start your holiday with an ice cold beer.
Since Record Store Day is all about supporting local music, why not show yours by coming out for some of your local favorites? Among the live acts set to perform this year are Jacuzzi Boys, Shroud Eater, and Suede Dudes, with more to be announced as the date approaches. Chilled-out beat maker Millionyoung will also provide tunes during a DJ set, along with local causers of booty-shaking DJs Benton, Kems, and Lumin.