An offshoot of Record Store Day (an annual international spring celebration of independent record stores), Black Friday is a similarly styled but smaller scaled North American-only event held on the day after U.S. Thanksgiving. On Nov. 29, a slew of special vinyl releases will hit the shelves, and will be available until supplies run out. A complete list of releases (and retailers) can be found at recordstoreday.com, but here are four of the more notable products to be had.
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Have you ever witnessed Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds in concert? Not only are they ready to rock at the drop of the hat, they know how to roll too. (These two skill sets do not always go hand in hand.) So when these badass Aussies tells you that this live studio concert in support of 2013’s Push the Sky Away is one of their all-time favourite session performances, you best believe them. Fifteen-hundred copies of the double-vinyl product are available in Canada, with a proper CD release to follow on Dec. 2.