Ahhh, Record Store Day — of all fabricated capitalist holidays, we sure do love you the best. But how to divvy up a full day of deals, DJ sets and in-store performances from local bands and big names too, let alone in a town as legendarily rife with vinyl as Portland? Luckily, XRAY.fm’s done the hard part for you. Behold, some of our favorite record stores in town, and a calendar of their plans for the busiest day of a crate digger’s year.
Live DJ sets from:
Join us us for giveaways, record bundles, and lots of new titles in stock for your listening pleasure. Not to mention complimentary adult beverages.
FREE + ALL AGES!
- Thousands of cassettes
- Two carloads of LPs and tapes of all genres, on top of usual stock
11AM – Live performance — Bed
11:30AM – Live performance — Plastic Cactus
12PM – DJ set — Wild Ones
1PM – Live performance — Weezy Ford
1:30PM – DJ set — Shy Girls
2:45PM – Live performance — Vanity Project
3:15PM – Live performance — Laura Palmer’s Death Parade
Free gift bags for all customers (while supplies last!)
Free coupon books with May discounts
7AM – 8AM – Free coffee & muffins
3PM – Autograph session — The Ohio Players
5PM – Autograph session — Susana Millman
7PM – Live performance — Joel Rafael w/ John Trudell’s Bad Dog
9PM – Live performance — Portugal. The Man
Over 25 exclusive RSD releases — Cinematic Orchestra, Colleen, Terry Riley, Autocreation, Spaceman 3, Nico & the Faction & more!
- Free morning coffee from Courier Coffee
- All-day live DJ sets — Steve Turner (Mudhoney), Derek Smith (KMHD) & Lance Bangs
- “Vinyl clairvoyant” to assist in your record discovery!
- Free Monster energy drinks
- 3 exclusive RSD releases: The Andromeda Strain OST, Ken Kesey and Ken Babb’s Acid Test & the first Wipers 7”
Last day open before moving to new location at 7th and Killingsworth!