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Music Lover’s Gift Guide

Have a music lover on your gift list?  With only 10 days left until Christmas, here’s a Gift Guide with 10 picks from us that are sure to make any rock-and-roller happy.

 

  1. Recycled Record Home Décor – Album clocks, bowls, coasters or Christmas ornaments made from recycled records are sure to please any vinyl lover.
  2. Shot Glasses – Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd or AC/DC shot glass sets are a great addition to any bar.
  3. Rock and Roll Games – Band album cover puzzles or Woodstock playing cards make great stocking stuffers.
  4. U2’s Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Box Set – This box set is a must-have for any U2 fan on your list.
  5. U2’s Songs of Experience LP – Rolling Stone Magazine just gave this new U2 release 4.5 stars.
  6. Record Player – Know someone that doesn’t have a record player but wants to start listening to vinyl?  A portable record player makes a great first turntable.  With built in speakers, 3 speeds and RCA output, you can just plug it in and play.
  7. Record Store Day Black Friday Exclusive Record Releases – Buying for a record collector? Record Store Day Black Friday exclusive, limited edition, picture discs, and colored vinyl records are a welcome addition to any collection.
  8. Art & Books –Have someone who appreciates shopping local? If so, then a handcrafted piece of art by a local artist or a book by a local author is a great gift. 
  9. Rock Wear – Tie-Dye is not just for hippies! Tie-Dye shirts or rock t’s are always a big hit.
  10. Gift Certificate – Give the gift of music simply with a Vinyl Revival gift certificate and let your music loving friends and family shop for their faves.

Vinyl Revival Celebrates Three Years in Lansdowne

Vinyl Revival is celebrating their third anniversary Wednesday, August 17th through Saturday, August 20th with special events including a Sexy Scrabble Party, Anime and Pocky Party, a record sale, and complimentary refreshments.  Not your ordinary record store, Vinyl Revival looks forward to providing the community with a great selection of new and used records, funky music accessories, independent and alternative movie screenings and live music from up-and-coming performers, for many years to come.

Vinyl Revival’s anniversary celebration kicks off with a fun mixer event, Sexy Scrabble, on Wednesday, August 17th from 6 – 9 p.m. For all adult ages, singles and couples, attendees will play a wild and crazy word game, mix and mingle, win prizes and flirt for points. Tickets are $12 and advance registration at https://sites.google.com/site/sexyscrabbleparty/ is suggested as space is limited.

On Friday, August 19th and Saturday, August 20th, Vinyl Revival will take 50% off all new and vintage albums and 45’s and serve complimentary light refreshments, drinks and birthday cake in honor of their third year anniversary.

Also on Saturday, August 20th, Vinyl Revival presents an Anime Day and Pocky Party.  From 2 – 6 p.m., attendees can snack on delicious pocky (a popular treat in Japan, pocky are biscuit sticks covered in chocolate and other yummy flavors) and drink tea during a marathon of old and nu skool anime. Tickets are $12 in advance online at vinylrevivalrecords.com and $15 in-person at Vinyl Revival up until show time.  Guests can come anytime during the event and watch as little or as much as they like.

Vinyl Revival will continue to screen independent and classic films in association with FirstGlance Films and Ciao Bella Living Italian Style and as Vinyl Revival enters into its third year of operations, they are proud to present a new Japanese cinema screening series, After Dark Japan Night, in association with Tidepoint Pictures, beginning Friday, August 26th at 7:30 p.m. in their Vault Theater. The first film is TETSUDON: THE ABCs of FOOL JAPAN?, the craziest Japanese SCI-FI/Comedy/Anime anthology of short films.  Film-goers can vote on their favorite short and discuss Japanese pop culture with event host, Alex Strang, and Tetsuki Ijichi from Tidepoint Pictures. The After Dark Japan Night will take place every other month on fourth Fridays and will feature J-Horror, bloody action, anime, martial arts, and more TBA.  Tickets are $10 and are available online at vinylrevivalrecords.com or at the door up until show time.