AUTOPLAY 

Audiophiles never need an excuse to go out and buy new records. For those that need a little push, try Record Store Day on for size. Its a great time to support local businesses and also beef up your collection. This year, the musical holiday takes place Saturday, April 20, and will feature loads of exclusive releases. Check it out. - Alicia Lozano
Audiophiles never need an excuse to go out and buy new records. For those that need a little push, try Record Store Day on for size. It's a great time to support local businesses and also beef up your collection.

This year, the musical holiday takes place Saturday, April 20, and will feature loads of exclusive releases. Check it out. - Alicia Lozano
The Black Keys team up with fellow garage rock pioneers The Stooges for this historic offering. Hear the Rust Belt come to life with the Side by Side No Fun 7-inch. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
The Black Keys team up with fellow garage rock pioneers The Stooges for this historic offering. Hear the Rust Belt come to life with the "Side by Side: No Fun" 7-inch. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
While the rest of the U.K. was still drinking the Sex Pistols Kool-Aid, Wire was busy experimenting with atmospheric melodies. From the men who brought you post-punk classics Pink and Chairs Missing comes a new 12-inch, Change Becomes Us. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
While the rest of the U.K. was still drinking the Sex Pistols' Kool-Aid, Wire was busy experimenting with atmospheric melodies. From the men who brought you post-punk classics "Pink" and "Chairs Missing" comes a new 12-inch, "Change Becomes Us." (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
Australian bad boy Nick Cave has been busy touring with The Bad Seeds, but you cant buy this exclusive album at any of his shows. This previously unheard track was recorded at La Fabrique in France during the recording sessions for the bands acclaimed album Push The Sky Away, says English label Piccadilly Records. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
Australian bad boy Nick Cave has been busy touring with The Bad Seeds, but you can't buy this exclusive album at any of his shows.

"This previously unheard track was recorded at La Fabrique in France during the recording sessions for the band's acclaimed album 'Push The Sky Away,'" says English label Piccadilly Records. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
Its hard to believe that its been more than a decade since the White Stripes broke out on the indie scene, but time flies when youre shredding guitar. Dont miss a special pressing of Elephant, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Limited Edition Third Man Records releases are notoriously known to be some of the most sought after collectible items, Record Store Day writes on its website. With Jack White as this years Record Store Day Ambassador, this release will certainly be on top of most customers want lists. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
It's hard to believe that it's been more than a decade since the White Stripes broke out on the indie scene, but time flies when you're shredding guitar.

Don't miss a special pressing of "Elephant," which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary.

"Limited Edition Third Man Records releases are notoriously known to be some of the most sought after collectible items," Record Store Day writes on its website. "With Jack White as this year's Record Store Day Ambassador, this release will certainly be on top of most customer's want lists." (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
bnv.wtop.photogalleries/entertainment;entertainment=main;tile=3;pos=mid1;sz=300x250;ord=
This live version of Maybe Im Amazed was originally serviced as a radio-only promotional 12-inch vinyl single back in 1976 to herald the release of Wings Over America, the folks over at Record Store Day say. That should be enough of a reason to go out and buy this Paul McCartney album. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
"This live version of 'Maybe I'm Amazed' was originally serviced as a radio-only promotional 12-inch vinyl single back in 1976 to herald the release of 'Wings Over America,'" the folks over at Record Store Day say. That should be enough of a reason to go out and buy this Paul McCartney album. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
Just when you thought youd heard everything Bob Dylan has to offer, here are previously unreleased tracks. The album includes a demo version of Wigwam and Thirsty Boots, taken from the The Bootleg Series Vol. 10 to be released later this year. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
Just when you thought you'd heard everything Bob Dylan has to offer, here are previously unreleased tracks. The album includes a demo version of "Wigwam" and "Thirsty Boots," taken from the The Bootleg Series Vol. 10 to be released later this year. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
Originally recorded in 1958, Milestones represent Miles Davis at his bluesiest. Its also the only album that features his original sextet. Jazz fans wont regret picking up this historic 12-inch. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
Originally recorded in 1958, "Milestones" represent Miles Davis at his bluesiest. It's also the only album that features his original sextet. Jazz fans won't regret picking up this historic 12-inch. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
Nothing says David Bowie like red and blue zigzags, so we were especially happy to see the cover for Drive-In Saturday, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The exclusive 7-inch comes with a clear record sleeve. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
Nothing says David Bowie like red and blue zigzags, so we were especially happy to see the cover for "Drive-In Saturday," which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The exclusive 7-inch comes with a clear record sleeve. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
The Flaming Lips know how to put on a good light show during their live sets, and it seems they transferred their love of visual art into this new box set. This four-LP release features unique designs exclusive to the album. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
The Flaming Lips know how to put on a good light show during their live sets, and it seems they transferred their love of visual art into this new box set. This four-LP release features unique designs exclusive to the album. (Courtesy of Record Store Day)
Smithsonian Showdown

Smithsonian Showdown

Which is your favorite Smithsonian icon? Vote in institution's tournament.
10 Great Grilling Gadgets

10 Great Grilling Gadgets

Cool grilling gadgets can make your next tongs session the tastiest ever.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

A look at the devastation from the flight that went down in Ukraine.
Great Gadgets for Beach

Great Gadgets for Beach

New gadgets can help make this year's beach trip the best ever.
Click on the image above to see it at its original size.

20 / 12

Photo Galleries

< >