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Record Store Day 2018 @ Mills Record Company

Mark it down, ya’ll… April 21st we celebrate the 11th anniversary of Record Store Day! To commemorate this historic day, and YOU, the people who keep the wax business alive, we are throwing our annual RSD weekend banger with CASKET LOTTERY on Saturday and Bad Dreamer, Instant Karma, and Hi Lux on SUNDAY. As per […]

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Record Store Day 2018: Nuts and Bolts

Record Store Day 2018 falls on Saturday, April 21st, and it only takes one look through THE LIST to realize that this year will be one for the books. Like always, there’s a little something for everybody, but this year’s releases seem especially high-class. See for yourself! We’ve listed the nuts and bolts for the […]


Here It Is: The List! #RSD17

ARTIST — TITLE A.CHAL – Welcome to GAZI Against Me!  - Stabitha Christie Air  - Le Soleil Est Pres de Moi AJJ – Decade of Regression: Live At SideOneDummy Alice in Chains – Get Born All Time Low – MTV Unplugged Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin – Hard Travelin’ – Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin […]


Black Friday: How It Works

So, Black Friday is here and so is Shop Small Saturday and we’ve got a weekend planned for you. First of all, we are sending you the entire list of what we received.  We ordered everything but there will be a few titles that didn’t make it to us and so we want you to know up front.  So […]


Black Friday Preview: Parade of Singles

Black Friday is this Friday. I’ve written about some of the exclusive releases you can find (here), and now I want to write about some more exclusives. Some of the coolest releases on both Black Friday and Record Store Day are pressed on 7″. This year is no exception. From picture discs to colored vinyl, […]


Record Store Day Exclusives Part VI

Record Store Day is less than two days away. Are you ready? Mills Record Company has been unpacking boxes by the palette-load, getting them ready for all the vinylphiles of Kansas City. This is going to be my last post about the exclusives. I want to talk about four related compilations. There’s the three volume […]


Record Store Day Exclusives Part V

Record Store Day is only a few days away. And the exclusive releases have been pouring into Mills Record Company by the palette load. The list is nearly a mile long and is jam-packed with something for everyone. Whether you love heavy metal or atmospheric electronica, Record Store Day has something for you. In this […]


A Recording Contest For Record Store Day

For Record Store Day (April 16th), Mills Record Company will be giving away two sets of 8 free hours with engineer at both Westend Recording Studios and Element Recording Studios–both locally owned and located here in Kansas City. Customers and fans will be able to vote the day of Record Store Day. Voting will commence […]


Record Store Day Cometh Part VI

Record Store Day is looming. The annual event is, for vinyl-philes, prom, Independence Day, graduation, and retirement wrapped into a single day each year. But we already knew that. Mills Record Company is going to light off some aural fireworks with all the Record Store Day exclusives packed in the current location and a metric […]


Record Store Day Cometh Part V

I’ve written a few posts about some of the bands that are playing Record Store Day at Mills Record Company (here, here, here, here, and here). And about some of the exclusive releases you’ll find in the shelves of the store (here and here). I could write until the proverbial cows come about the cool […]


Record Store Day Exclusives Part II

Last week, I gave a preview of some of the exclusives I’m pumped for, and now I want to to post about some of the Record Store Day soundtracks. Soundtracks are one of the Record Store Day staples, and this year there are a lot of fantastic scores being released. Whether you’re looking for the soundtrack to […]


Record Store Day Cometh

I know it’s over a month until Record Store Day descends from on high and graces us with all the exclusive ear candy we can handle. But since the list has been officially posted, I can’t help but write about. Whether you’re wanting a classic reissue, a contemporary rarity, or a first ever on vinyl […]