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Record Store Day Celebrates the Independent Music Store

Saturday, April 19, is Record Store Day, which celebrates the unique culture surrounding independent music stores. The event began in 2007 and is held the third Saturday every April. Saturday, nearly a dozen brick and mortar stores in Houston will be participating. They’ll offer special vinyl and CD releases and various promotional products made exclusively […]

Saturday, April 19, is Record Store Day, which celebrates the unique culture surrounding independent music stores.

The event began in 2007 and is held the third Saturday every April. Saturday, nearly a dozen brick and mortar stores in Houston will be participating. They’ll offer special vinyl and CD releases and various promotional products made exclusively for the day.

To talk about the record store business in Houston, we talk to Chuck Roast, owner of Vinal Edge Records, which has been open since 1985.

This story was informed by sources in Houston Public Media’s Public Insight Network ®. To become a news source, go to www.houstonpublicmedia.org/pin.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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