As we stated previously, Sat. April, 19th is being commemorated as "Record Store Day", a show of support for 'Mom and Pop' shops all over the country. Artists as diverse as Metallica and Stephen Malkmus will be doing in-stores, performing, or releasing special editions/pressings of their music available only at participating stores. Here is a list of shops involved in the day's festivities.
Today's NY Times has a piece on "Record Store Day" and how lack of music sales have decimated some 80 local shops across town.