Top 40 of 2016 so far at Dave’s Records: why is it forty?

 

 

 

I decided with us midway through the summer and the festival season to backtrack on the musical year here at Dave’s. It occurred to me that Top 40 is often the standard list for records. Why? I did extensive research on the internets but could find no conclusive reason for the standard of a list stopping at 40 so I leave it to you to give me your reason for this.  I love a good story like this for example…Wolfman Jack had 15 toes on each foot and when he counted it down his 40 digits(10 fingers/30 toes) was his way of keeping track. Let your imagination run wild. So here is our TOP 40 for 2016 so far in no particular order….

  1. David Bowie – Blackstar
  2. Leon Bridges – Coming Home
  3. Adele – 25
  4. Amy Winehouse – Back to Black
  5. Chris Stapleton – Traveller
  6. Ryan Adams – 1989
  7. Brian Eno – The Ship
  8. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell
  9. Charles Bradley Changes
  10. Red Hot Chili Peppers – The Getaway
  11. Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression
  12. Avalanches – Woldflower
  13. Sia – This is Acting
  14. PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
  15. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – S/T
  16. Tegan & Sara – Love You To Death
  17. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
  18. Saul Williams – Martyr.Loser.King
  19. The Beatles – Abbey Road
  20. Kendrick lamar – Untitled Unmastered
  21. Modern Baseball – Holy Ghost
  22. Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
  23. Tame Impala – Currents
  24. Flying Lotus – You’re Dead
  25. Kamasi Washington – The Epic
  26. Deftones – Gore
  27. Guardians of the Galaxy Soundtrack
  28. Charles Bradley – Changes
  29. mudcrutch – 2
  30. Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide To Earth
  31. Babymetal – Metal Resistance
  32. Ray Lamontagne – ouroboros
  33. Nirvana – Neevermind
  34. Mark Kozelek – Live in Copenhagen
  35. Prince – Purple Rain
  36. Maxwell – Black Summers’ Night
  37. Killers – Hot Fuss
  38. Animal Collective – Painting With
  39. Wu Tang Clan – Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
  40. Kurt Vile – B’lieve I’m Going Down..                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              I could go on but that would not be possible as it only allows me to go to 40 when I do a list…. If I went to forty four I might add a little Residents…        
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M’m! M’m…GOOD! Dave’s Records RSD2016 Leftover List

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Hey kids come look at what we still got for you. If you call today and we still have it in stock, we will hold it for you under your name IF you come pick it up by closing time 8PM. If you don’t we will put it back out. So please only have us hold it IF you or a person you designate is coming to pick it up. With that said HERE IT ‘TIS

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The List is Here. Take a Gander….You will be happy! BE NICE TO EVERYONE INCLUDING ME. SEE YA

 

 

 

The list is up and we did REAL GOOD! Only missing 9 of the items. Don’t forget we also will have the ONXRT v.17 Live From The Archives and The White Stripes John Peel BBC Sessions. I am excited. I hope you are too. See you tomorrow. If you line up early, BE NICE TO EVERYONE INCLUDING OUR NEIGHBORS!! THANKS SO MUCH!! Let’s have a great day tomorrow.

 

 

 

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Doors open at 9 or thereabouts. Things are falling nicely into place so we may even get open before that. You will still have to wait for me…just not too long.  Forgive me for Todding out. 

 

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THE RECORD STORE DAY 2016 RULES ARE UP AND THEY ARE GOLDEN

RECORD STORE DAY WILL BE GOLDEN

HERE ARE THE 15 RULES

KEEP YOUR EARS OPEN FOR FURTHER UPDATES BUT THIS IS THE BLUEPRINT

It’s that time of year and I am getting it together believe it or not. More info will be added as we press ahead toward RSD 2016. If you want to know if we have an item see Rule #3, we have ordered them all but DAVE’S RECORDS FINAL RSD 2016 LIST will not be FINALIZED until Friday(APRIL 15)before RSD2015(Saturday, April 16). Phone calls, e-mails, tweets, or any other form of communication up to and including Morse Code/Semaphore/Smoke Signals ,etc. will be counterproductive and will not get you the answer you need as to what we will ACTUALLY have. WAIT FOR THE LIST and all those questions will be answered. In the past we have had a pretty good fill so we should have a pretty high percentage of ALL of the releases available. Also if you choose to call ON RECORD STORE DAY to ask if we still have an item…THE PHONE WILL BE OFF THE HOOK until roughly 2PM as we will be attending those who dare to take a chance and actually come in to find their RSD treasures. I will try to update the Twitter feed as much as possible when we run out of items. As the afternoon progresses, we will be more able to address questions in the normal fashion but Record Store Day is not a normal day. It is for those people who still do the hard work of shopping for records in ACTUAL PHYSICAL SPACES FILLED WITH REAL PHYSICAL MUSIC. COME GET PHYSICAL WITH US! The third Saturday in April is traditionally Record Store Day…if you want to know what day it will fall on in the future. And now with no further ado…

I am also adding one prime rule that will set the tone for the day

            THE PRIME RULE IS…THE GOLDEN RULE!

TREAT THOSE IN LINE, THOSE PASSING BY AND THE OTHER SURROUNDING BUSINESSES(OUR NEIGHBORS) AS YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE TREATED WITH KINDNESS AND COMPASSION!! I KNOW IT’S A LONG WAIT BUT BE COOL!! THANKS!!!

THE 15 RULES FOR DAVE’S RECORDS ON RECORD STORE DAY 2016

1) EVERYTHING IS FIRST COME FIRST SERVE. THE LINE WILL BE SERVED AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.

2) DAVE’S RECORDS OPENS AT 10AM AT THE LATEST. WE WILL OPEN WHEN WE ARE SET TO GO(LAST YEAR THAT WAS ABOUT 9:15). THE LINE WILL BE LED IN AS IT WAS CREATED AND IT WILL BE SERVED IN THAT ORDER. YOU KNOW THE DRILL.

3) ITEMS WE ACTUALLY HAVE WILL BE POSTED FRIDAY, APRIL 15 BY 11PM SO YOU WILL KNOW IF IT IS WORTH YOUR WHILE TO WAIT IN LINE.

4) ALL ITEMS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE COUNTER SO WAIT IN LINE AND WHEN YOUR TURN COMES ASK FOR EVERYTHING YOU WANT. PAY FOR YOUR RECORD STORE DAY STUFF AND THEN YOU MAY EITHER CONTINUE TO SHOP(WE DO HAVE PLENTY OF OTHER STUFF) OR YOU MAY MOVE ON TO THE NEXT STORE. HIT AS MANY AS YOU CAN.

5) EVERYONE MAY PURCHASE UP TO 1 OF EACH ITEM UNTIL 3PM. AFTER 3PM, YOU MAY PURCHASE ITEMS IN QUANTITY. THIS WAY EVERYTHING WILL BE DISTIBUTED TO AS MANY PEOPLE IN AS FAIR A WAY AS POSSIBLE.

5) BE PATIENT. NOT EVERYONE IS LOOKING FOR THE SAME ITEMS THAT YOU ARE. SO DON’T PANIC. EVERY YEAR I AM MIGHTILY IMPRESSED BY THE SPIRIT AND GOOD WILL OF THE RECORD SHOPPING COMMUNITY. I’M SURE I WILL BE FOR RSD 2016.

6) PATIENCE WILL BE REWARDED. WE HAVE A VARIETY OF FREE BONUS GOODIES
 TO DISTRIBUTE. OF THE GIVEAWAY ITEMS AS WELL AS AN ASSORTMENT OF BAGS/7″ SINGLES/LP’S/CD/DVD/DOWNLOAD CARDS/STICKERS, ETC. IT IS PILING UP AS WE SPEAK. THOSE NOT BEING PATIENT WILL STAND OUT WHEN IT COMES TIME TO HAND OUT.

7) FREE CANDY FOR EVERYONE EVEN THE NON RECORD SHOPPER AND THE IMPATIENT.

8) FREE CUPCAKES (COURTESY OF MOLLY’S CUPCAKES) UNTIL SUPPLIES RUN OUT

9) WE WILL HAVE AN ARRAY OF T-SHIRTS FOR SALE

10) WE KNOW YOU SAVE UP TO AFFORD YOUR RSD TREASURES. AS A THANK YOU FOR INCLUDING US IN YOUR RSD CELEBRATION, BRING YOUR RSD RECEIPT(IT WILL BE DATED 4/16/2016 SO WE’LL KNOW BUT WE’LL MOST LIKELY KNOW YOU WERE HERE ANYWAY) IN ANY OF THE LAST DAYS OF APRIL(MONDAY 4/18 – SATURDAY 4/30) AND GET 20% OFF YOUR NEXT PURCHASE. WHATEVER IT IS. NEW OR USED. OUR CONTINUED THANKS FOR SUPPORTING US ON RSD AND ALL YEAR ROUND.

11) FREE RECORD STORE DAY POSTER UNTIL THEY RUN OUT…IT’S A CLASSIC!!

12) ALL SALES INFO OR FREE ITEM INFO MUST HAVE BEEN POSTED ON THIS BLOG. IF YOU SAY I SAW IT ON ANOTHER WEBSITE/BLOG/NEWSPAPER ARTICLE IT IS NOT VALID.

13) HAVE A BALL ON RECORD STORE DAY!

14 RECORD STORES RULE ON RECORD STORE DAY!

15 THE RECORD STORE EXPERIENCE CAN’T BE DUPLICATED ONLINE SO IT PRETTY MUCH RULES EVERY DAY- IF YOU LIKE THAT KINDA THING. YOU KNOW WHERE DAVE’S RECORDS STANDS ON THAT.

FURTHER INFO WILL BE POSTED ON THE BLOG AS NECESSARY BUT FOLLOW FACEBOOK AND @DAVESRECORDSCHI ON TWITTER AS WELL.

  RSD2016 WILL BE GOLDEN! NOW SLUMBER AND DREAM OF VINYL GOODIES!!

P.S. Even Rod Blagojevich thinks RSD2016 will be F@$#!!in”’ GOLDEN!

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Dave’s Records 2015 RSDBF List is GOING LIVE!!

SORRY ONE CORRECTION!! We also did NOT get the Royce DA59 7″ single. TOO QUICK ON THE DRAW! MY BAD!!

 

 

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If you are coming to Dave’s Records on Black Friday, you won’t need 16 reasons to check out the list tomorrow…

Our list will be up early tomorrow and we have a large portion of the items on the Record Store Day Black Friday List . We open at 10 so we will see you then with list in hand and hopefully you will find everything you want. Connie Stevens has 16 items on her list as elucidated in the movie Mullholand Dr.

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THE 5++ SIMPLE RULES FOR RECORDS STORE DAY BLACK FRIDAY 2015 AT DAVE’S RECORDS

THESE ARE THE 10+ SIMPLE RULES…SCRATCH THAT.

WE HAVE BEEN DOING THIS SO LONG MOST OF YOU KNOW ALREADY SO FOR THE SAKE OF BREVITY, LET’S MAKE IT…

THE 5++ SIMPLE RULES FOR RECORDS STORE DAY BLACK FRIDAY 2015 AT DAVE’S RECORDS

THIS IS THE INFO YOU WILL NEED FOR ALL THE GOINGS ON AT DAVE’S RECORDS ON RECORD STORE DAY (BLACK FRIDAY EDITION, NOVEMBER 27.)

DAVE’S RECORDS WILL OPEN AT 10:00 AM.

THE LIST OF ITEMS WE ACTUALLY HAVE WILL BE POSTED BY 11:00 AM THANKSGIVING DAY(11/26) SO YOU WILL KNOW IF IT IS WORTH YOUR WHILE TO WAIT IN LINE. IF IT ISN’T ON THE LIST, WE DIDN’T GET IT. DON’T CALL TO ASK UNTIL AFTER 3 PM AS WE TAKE THE RINGER OFF TO SERVE THOSE WHO BRAVED THE ELEMENTS TO COME IN.

1) EVERYTHING IS FIRST COME FIRST SERVE. THE LINE WILL BE SERVED AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.

2) ALL ITEMS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE COUNTER SO WAIT IN LINE AND WHEN YOUR TURN COMES ASK FOR EVERYTHING YOU WANT. PAY FOR YOUR RECORD STORE DAY STUFF AND THEN YOU MAY EITHER CONTINUE TO SHOP (WE DO HAVE PLENTY OF OTHER STUFF) OR YOU MAY MOVE ON TO THE NEXT STORE. HIT AS MANY AS YOU CAN.

3) EVERYONE MAY PURCHASE UP TO 1 OF EACH ITEM UNTIL 1 PM. AFTER 1 PM, YOU MAY PURCHASE ITEMS IN QUANTITY. THIS WAY EVERYTHING WILL BE DISTIBUTED TO AS MANY PEOPLE IN AS FAIR A WAY AS POSSIBLE.

4) BE PATIENT. NOT EVERYONE IS LOOKING FOR THE SAME ITEMS THAT YOU ARE. SO DON’T PANIC. EVERY YEAR I AM MIGHTILY IMPRESSED BY THE SPIRIT AND GOOD WILL OF THE RECORD SHOPPING COMMUNITY. I’M SURE I WILL BE FOR RSD BLACK FRIDAY AS IT WAS FOR RSD 2015.

5) BRING YOUR RECORD STORE DAY RECEIPT BACK ANYTIME IN THE FIRST 2 WEEKS OF DECEMBER (1 -14) AND GET 20% OFF YOUR PURCHASE.

5+) ALL SALES INFO MUST HAVE BEEN POSTED ON THIS BLOG. IF YOU SAY I SAW IT ON ANOTHER WEBSITE/BLOG/NEWSPAPER ARTICLE IT IS NOT VALID. HAVE A BALL ON RECORD STORE DAY BLACK FRIDAY!  THE RECORD STORE EXPERIENCE CAN’T BE DUPLICATED ONLINE SO IT PRETTY MUCH RULES EVERY DAY! YOU KNOW WHERE DAVE STANDS ON THAT. IF YOU ARE INSTAGRAMMING OR TWEETING USE #RSDBF

5++) ALL T-SHIRTS IN STOCK WILL BE $8.00 EACH OR 2 FOR $15.00

5+++) THERE WILL BE SOME FREE CANDY AND SOME FREE POSTERS AND STUFF SO TAKE WHAT YOU NEED AND LEAVE SOME FOR EVERYONE ELSE. TIS THE SEASON TO THINK OF YOUR FELLOW RECORD SHOPPERS AND EVERYONE ELSE.

 

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