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can afford to close its stores in support of the Black Friday boycott, most record shops can’t. Especially now that Record Store Day
organizers have unveiled the lineup of exclusive, limited-edition releases that will be available the day after Thanksgiving.
The Black Friday Record Store Day
event is more low-key than its annual counterpart in April, but the releases announced today are similarly eclectic.
Hardcore crate-diggers and vinyl fetishists will be fighting over "must-have" collectibles — a pink-vinyl ninja star-shaped Ariel Pink
seven-inch, a box of “Obscure Giants of Acoustic Guitar” trading cards
, a newly written-and-recorded gold vinyl Shuggie Otis
single — while ignoring "maybe they shouldn’t have" releases like… well, we’ll leave that for you to decide.
In the meantime, check out the complete list of upcoming releases