Record Store Day 2024: what and when is it and what vinyl releases will there be?

Record Store Day celebrates the record industry and has been marked annually since 2008 (VinylBox)
Record Store Day celebrates the record industry and has been marked annually since 2008 (VinylBox)

Record Store Day allows vinyl lovers to fulfil all their record and music needs.

RSD celebrates the record industry and has been marked annually since 2008.

You might even find a few record stores holding concerts and special releases.

More than 270 stores will participate in the event this year in the UK, with many scattered around London.

So when is RSD and which stores are taking part? Here’s everything we know.

When is Record Store Day 2024?

This year’s special day falls on Saturday, April 20.

Bear in mind that you cannot order any special releases. Instead, you have to find your closest store and go early.

Record Store Day 2024 releases

Here are some of the releases expected on the day.

The 1975 - The 1975 Live At Gorilla

Bebe Rexha - All Your Fault: Parts 1 & 2

Black Sabbath - Paranoid

Bloc Party - The High Life EP

Blur - Parklife (Zoetrope LP)

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes - Twist & Shout

Charlie Watts - Live At Fulham Town Hall

Chris Isaak - Beyond The Sun (The Complete Collection)

The Cure - The Top, 40th Anniversary Picture Disc

Daft Punk - Something About U

Def Leppard - Live At Leadmill

Doctor Who - Doctor Who: The Edge of Destruction(Zoetrope Picture Disc RSD 2024)

Donna Summer - "Many" States Of Independence (RSD2024)

Emma Bunton - A Girl Like Me

Fatboy Slim - Everybody Loves A Remix

Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

Frank Turner - Girl From The Record Shop' // 'All NightCrew'

George Harrison - Electronic Sound

Motley Crue - Supersonic and Demonic Relics

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Magic Secrets #2

The Notorious B.I.G. - Ready To Die: The Instrumentals

Paramore - RE: This is Why (Remix Album)

Pixies - Live From Red Rocks 2005 (RSD 2024)

Queen - Cool Cat

Sex Pistols - The Filth & the Fury OST

Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Remixes

Ultravox - Steven Wilson Extended Re-mixes

Yusuf/Cat Stevens - Numbers

The full list for 2024 can be found here.

Record Store Day 2024 London shops

Not every record will be available in every store, so call before you visit to find out if the one you want is available.

Lion Vibes, Brixton

World of Echo, Hackney

Dash the Henge Store, Camberwell

Shrubs and Dubs, Bethnal Green

Phonica Records, Soho

When Spaceships Appear, Finsbury Park

Soul Brother, Putney

Sound of the Universe, Soho

Sister Ray, Soho

Honest Jon’s Records, Camden

Casbah Records, Greenwich

Flashback Records, Crouch End

Flashback Records, Shoreditch

Raven Records, Camden

Reckless Records, Soho

Dreamhouse Records, Hackney

Revolution Records Penge, Notting Hill

Rough Trade East, Shoreditch

Stranger Than Paradise, Hackney

Rough Trade West, Notting Hill

Maestro Records, PeckhamFlashback Records, Islington

Rough Trade, Soho

Level Crossing Records, Bow

Honest Jon’s Records, Portobello Road

You may have to arrive early to guarantee you receive your desired records before they sell out if stocks are restricted.

Who is the official ambassador for Record Store Day?

Pop icon Kate Bush was recently revealed at the ambassador for Record Store Day 2024.

The Cloudbusting singer is set to release a special edition of Eat The Music, her 1993 song from her album The Red Shoes.

Last year, Taylor Swift was the ambassador for Record Store Day, and previous years have also seen Sir Elton John, Noel Gallagher and The 1975 represent the event.