Record Store Day 2017: Free Coffee, Limited Edition Sales & Live DJ | Amoeba Berkeley
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Amoeba Music (Berkeley) | 2455 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley, CA
On Saturday, April 22, 2017, hundreds of independently owned music stores across the world will simultaneously unite with the purpose of celebrating their culture and the unique place that record stores occupy both in their local communities and the world.
They’ll have hundreds of limited edition, exclusive releases available that day in-store only. RSD product is limited to stock on hand and available on a first come, first served basis. No holds, no phone orders.
Limit one copy per title per customer. They cannot accept any store coupons on RSD releases.
What’s Happening at Amoeba Berkeley:
- Record Store Day Gift Bags with purchase (while supplies last)
- 20% off turntables, used DVD & Blu-Ray & used books
- Free coffee courtesy of Black Spring Coffee Company (for customers in line, while supplies last)
Guest DJ Sets:
- 10 am: DJ Inti is a DJ and record collector residing in Oakland, CA. During the day you might see him digging through the dollar bin at various record stores around town, or at the park playing with his daughter. At night you might catch him behind the turntables at local events or venues around the bay.
- 11 am: DJ Taco Emoji is the newest taco themed DJ on the scene. He loves tacos, DJing, and 45s.
- 12 pm: Saurus is known for his elusive record collection, unconventional style on the turntables, as well as curating unique Bay Area events aimed towards preserving vinyl culture such as the ‘Pass The Peas’ Day Party series.
- 1 pm: Shortkut is a founding member of 3 of the most iconic and influential DJ crews in history: Invisibl Skratch Piklz, Beat Junkie Sound, and Triple Threat DJs. He is a numerous West Coast/USA DMC title holder and is responsible for creating some of the most influential DJ routines of all time, literally bringing new techniques to the genre.
- 2 pm: DJ E Da Boss has been in the game since 1983, when as a youngster in Newark, NJ, he tried to emulate local hero DJ Cheese on a Realistic mixer with no crossfader. A few years later, a friend introduced him to legendary DJ and producer Mark the 45 King, whose mixtapes inspired E to get into digging for old records and breakbeats. From there, E worked on expanding his record collection and his DJ skills.
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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