Category Archives: Record Store Day

Record Store Day draws long lines, record collectors, good tunes

At Homer’s Music in the Old Market, the first person in line arrived at 4:30 a.m. Saturday. John Shartrand (follow his awesome Instagram) was the first guy there. He wouldn’t tell me what in particular he was after for Record … Continue reading

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List: The 15 best Record Store Day releases for 2014

On Saturday, more than 500 exclusive vinyl (and some CD and cassette) releases will hit the shelves at your favorite independent record stores for Record Store Day. (For information on all of the Record Store Day happenings in Omaha, head … Continue reading

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Matt Whipkey and Brad Hoshaw to release split single for Record Store Day

Omaha singer-songwriters Matt Whipkey and Brad Hoshaw will join an ever-growing list of Record Store Day releases with a split 7″ vinyl single Two acoustic songs — Whipkey’s “I Miss You” and Hoshaw’s “Sorry” — will be on the record, which is limited … Continue reading

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Conor Oberst to release new major-label solo album, play Omaha solo show

Conor Oberst is working on a new solo album, “Upside Down Mountain,” which will be released May 20 on Nonesuch Records. The Bright Eyes and Desaparecidos frontman is also working on a new tour that will have him returning to … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2013 may have been the biggest ever

Happy Record Store Day! It’s like Christmas. Except instead of getting presents, we pay lots of money for records. In fact, it’s not much like Christmas at all. It’s more like the day after Thanksgiving when people line up outside … Continue reading

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Column: Record Store Day picks include Bowie, Saddle Creek, Flaming Lips

Record Store Day is a holiday for music lovers. If it weren’t always on a Saturday, I think we music junkies should get the day off of work. RECORD STORE DAY STORES IN OMAHA • Homer’s Music, 1210 Howard St. … Continue reading

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Record Store Day brings lines, frantic vinyl fans

When I arrived shortly after 9:30 a.m., Homer’s Music in the Old Market had drawn a line of about 30 people. By 10 a.m., the line had expanded to about 40. We stood in the cold for Record Store Day’s … Continue reading

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Record Store Day’s Black Friday shopping

I took home some swag from Record Store Day’s Black Friday sale. As a general rule, I do not go shopping on “Black Friday.” I like saving money on Christmas shopping as much as the next guy, but I can’t … Continue reading

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