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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About davesrecords

The sign on the door says it all- NO CD’s!! Never had ‘em!! Never Will!! Dave’s is totally devoted to vinyl. We carry all speeds (33,45,even 78) all formats (7”, 10”, 12” single, EP , LP) all styles (rock, jazz, soul, funk, hip hop, house, disco, reggae, blues, folk, country, vocal, soundtracks, showtunes, classical, indie/alternative and every sub-genre you can imagine). If it’s on vinyl, it’s here now or it’s passed through our doors and in to someone’s crate. On any given day, there are at least 40,000 titles to choose from. Every day new titles freshen the racks. We sell both new and used. You’ll find both import and domestic new vinyl. You’ll find a wide assortment of new reissued vinyl. You’ll find out of print used vinyl that you’d thought was long gone. No matter what it is, you’re likely to find it in our bins. If you come to Chicago, check us out. If you can’t, e-mail us and we’ll try to hook you up. Not everyone has a great vinyl store within reach.
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