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Record Store Day 2011 in Scotland

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Paul McFadyen Paul McFadyen | 11:16 UK time, Friday, 15 April 2011

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On April 19th 2008, Metallica opened the first Record Store Day at Rasputin Music in San Francisco and the event has quickly spread worldwide. This year's event takes place on Saturday 16th April.and music enthusiasts will gather worldwide at their local independent record shop to show their support and pick up one of the multitude of special limited edition releases available on the day.

Domino will release an EP of Franz Ferdinand covers with Debbie Harry, ESG, LCD Soundsystem and Peaches taking on tracks from the band's Tonight LP while Frightened Rabbit and The Twilight Sad are set to team up for a special limited edition cassette of unreleased material. Head on over to recordstoreday.com/SpecialReleases for the full list.

Stores around Scotland will also be celebrating the day and whether your local store has live performances or not, it's worth heading down there to check out what's going on and have a look at the special releases available.

Aberdeen

One Up - live performances from Indian Red Lopez, Craig John Davidson and Seas Stally

Dundee

Groucho's - live performances from Courtney Stuart and The Twist.

Edinburgh

Avalanche - live performances from Frightened Rabbit, The Last Battle, Penguins Kill Polar Bears and Gordon McIntyre of Ballboy.

Coda Music - live performances from Sharon King, The Paul McKenna Band, Southern Tennant Folk Union, Iain McLaughlin and Corran Raa.

Underground Solu'shn - Dj sets from FOUND, Fudge Fingas, Nasty P, The Blessings and Eclair Fifi.

Glasgow

Love Music Glasgow - live performances from Admiral Fallow, Pearl and the Puppets (solo acoustic set), Woodenbox With A Fistful Of Fivers, The Zips, Stephen Flavahan, Aaron Wright, For Abel, Mr Kil and The Hollows.

Monorail - live performances from Frightened Rabbit, Palms, Iain Shaw and The Membranes, Dj sets from Gerry Love (Teenage Fanclub), Paul Thompson (Franz Ferdinand) and Russell Elder.

Rubadub - Dj sets from Instra:mental, Koreless, The Blessings and Stephen Brown.

Volcanic Tongue

Greenock

Rhythmic Records

Paisley

Apollo Music

Stirling

Europa Music - live performances from Bad Boogaloo, Debrasco, The Media Whores, The Sundancer, Adam Donaldson, Craig Hughes and Andrew Huggan.

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