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Record Store Day in Europe: Progress Report- Webinar


Pressing plants are as busy as they can be to keep up with consumer demand, which shows no signs of slowing down. How do we keep this momentum going? We hear from leading European RSD representatives how they’re faring and preparing amid an uncertain environment in a discussion moderated by Making Vinyl co-founder Larry Jaffee.


Megan Page, Record Store Day, United Kingdom; David Godevais @ Disquaire Day France; Jan Köpke, Record Store Day Germany; Esther Vollebregt, Record Store Day The Netherlands; and Thomaz Sikora, Record Store Day, Poland


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Inspired by the vintage record postcards that were sold in the 60ies and 70ies, we redeveloped the idea of this format. Back then, the cards used to be manufactured with a hot-foiling process, resulting in weak sound performance, short durability and cheap feel. Something that is great as a gimmick but never convinced as a valuable product.

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Jack White

John Anthony White is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the duo The White Stripes, but has also had success in other bands and as a solo artist.

Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels

Darryl Matthews McDaniels, better known by his stage name DMC, is an American musician and rapper. He is a founding member of the hip hop group Run–D.M.C., and is considered one of the pioneers of hip hop culture.

‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt

Steven Van Zandt is an American musician, songwriter, producer, actor, and activist who frequently goes by the stage names Little Steven or Miami Steve. He is a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, in which he plays guitar and mandolin.

Bob Mould

Robert Arthur Mould is an American musician, principally known for his work as guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for alternative rock bands Hüsker Dü in the 1980s and Sugar in the 1990s.

Michael Des Barres

Michael Des Barres

Michael Des Barres is the host of Little Steven’s Underground Garage on SiriusXM Radio and heard by more than six million listeners, five days a week. He has appeared in over 150 hours of American television and more than 40 feature films, and has sold over 7 million albums as both a recording artist and songwriter.

Steven Vai

An American guitarist, composer, singer, songwriter, and producer. A three-time Grammy Award winner and fifteen-time nominee. Vai started his music career in 1978 at the age of eighteen as a transcriptionist for Frank Zappa, and played in Zappa’s band from 1980 to 1983.

Bernie Grundman

Bernie Grundman is an American audio engineer. He is most known for his mastering work and his studio, Bernie Grundman Mastering, which he opened in 1983 in Hollywood.