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Record Store Day 2017 – 4.22.17

10 years of Record Store Day!  Wow, we can’t believe it!  Here are the details of everything happening at MadCity Music on Record Store Day 2017, Saturday April 22!

>Free coffee samples for the early birds provided by the most excellent folks at Just Coffee Cooperative!

>Opening at 8am!  No waiting outside once the doors are open!

>Hundreds of limited edition RSD items available.  Click here for the full list!

>Free gift bags packed with cool stuff – while supplies last!

>Our annual RSD party/free show!  Click here for details!

>91.7 WSUM Live Broadcast:  Madison’s college radio station, 91.7 WSUM, will be broadcasting all the excitement live at the store on RSD from 12 – 3 pm.

>Enter to great great prizes!  Your chance to enter to win new vinyl & CDs, concert tickets, gift cards, prize packs, and much more from these great local and independent businesses:  Good Style Shop, High Noon Saloon, Underground Butcher, True Endeavors/Frank Productions, Stalzy’s Deli, Just Coffee Cooperative, Barrymore Theater.

MadCity Music Exchange and Tone Madison present a FREE live music event next door at Bandung’s “Nutty Bar” during Record Store Day 2017! Live performances by WOOD CHICKENS and NO HOAX! Lunch and drink specials start at Noon!
RSVP at Facebook here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1097251827045449/

ST. VINCENT IS the Ambassador for Record Store Day 2017!

More information about what’s happening at MadCity that day coming soon!

Find more information about Record Store Day at:
http://www.recordstoreday.com/

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Black Friday 2016!

On Black Friday, November 25th, independent music retailers across the country, including MadCity Music Exchange, will be offering exclusive, made-for-that-day products.  The final list of exclusives is available right here!  We expect to have most of the releases in stock, but due to limited availability, we will not be taking any pre-orders or holding any items.

In addition to offering the exclusive Black Friday releases, we also will be holding our semi-annual Collectible Vinyl Sale!  All of the rare gems we’ve been keeping under lock and key will be available for your shopping enjoyment.  Special this year, there will be a large selection of Mobile Fidelity Audiophile LPs — everything from Abba to Zappa as well as gems from many different genres — hitting the floor for the first time!

And, we will have another 800+ new used LPs on the floor and ready for new homes!

To give you more time to shop the Black Friday releases and collectible vinyl, we will be opening early at 9 a.m.  Thank you for shopping local this holiday season!

Of course, we’ll be closed all day on Thursday November 24th due to turkey.

Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and/or Instagram for updated info and random nonsense!

Thank you for shopping local this holiday season!

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Record Store Day 2016 Wrap-Up

Thank you for making Record Store Day 2016 so great! We loved seeing so many familiar and new faces! We truly appreciate your choice to shop local and your commitment to music in all its forms!

And, a very big thanks to Butch Vig, Steve Marker, and filmmaker Wendy Schneider! It was an honor to host The Smart Studios Story meet and greet and give away so many of those excellent cassettes. We love being a continued part of the history and future of Madison’s music scene! Additional information about the film is right here: www.smartstudiosdocumentary.com

The bands who played our RSD party, Jonsies and Control were fantastic! Make sure to catch them next time they play in town. Thanks to Tone Madison and WORT FM for presenting, WORT DJs for spinning, and Bandung for hosting our bands!

Thank you Just Coffee Cooperative for being at the store bright and early to provide fuel to everyone in line!

A very big thank you to these great local and independent businesses for their participation in and support of Record Store Day: High Noon Saloon, Underground Butcher, Ragstock, True Endeavors, Stalzy’s Deli, Star Liquor, The Barrymore Theatre, & Just Coffee Cooperative!

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MadCity Music Welcomes the Official Film of RSD 2016!

The Smart Studios Story is the OFFICIAL FILM of RECORD STORE DAY 2016.

…And, MadCity Music Exchange is proud to welcome Butch Vig and Steve Marker to celebrate on Record Store Day, April 16! Butch and Steve will be hanging out in the afternoon and giving away a promotional cassette created just for Record Store Day.  The cassette, a collaboration with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, captures over a dozen early, independent songs recorded at Smart Studios in the 1980s.  MadCity will be one of only two stores in the country where Butch and Steve will be personally handing out the cassettes! Available while they last, but they won’t last long!

Additional information about the film is right here:  www.smartstudiosdocumentary.com

More local coverage here!

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Record Store Day Is Coming April 16th, 2016!

Mark your calendars for Saturday April 16th, 2016!

The official list of Record Store Day exclusive items can be found right here!  RSD exclusives are made in limited quantities and divided between all participating stores.  We have placed our orders and expect to have most items on hand (although, to stay in compliance with RSD rules, we can’t take any pre-orders or reserve items for you).

We’ll be opening at 8am!  No waiting outside once the doors are open!

Free gift bags packed with cool stuff – while supplies last!

Look for 900+ new used LPs will be out for sale! Featuring many collectible LPs!

Enter to great great prizes!
 Your chance to enter to win new vinyl & CDs, concert tickets, gift cards, prize packs, and much more from these great local and independent businesses: High Noon Saloon, Underground Butcher, Ragstock, True Endeavors, Stalzy’s Deli, Star Liquor, The Barrymore Theatre, & Just Coffee Cooperative!

AND…

RECORD STORE DAY PARTY, APRIL 16!  FREE SHOW!

We are proud to carry on the tradition of presenting great bands for free on Record Store Day!  This year we’ll have two great local acts playing next door at Bandung’s “The Nutty Bar”!  Show starts at 1:30 pm with the jangle-pop of Jonesies.  Then, at 2:30, it’s the dub-fueled post-punk of Control.  Also, WORT DJs will be spinning tunes in between bands all afternoon.  Both shows are free and presented by Tone Madison and 89.9 WORT!

Speaking of Bandung, they’ll be opening early at noon and serving a select lunch menu and drinks.  So, after you’ve enjoyed the RSD festivities at MadCity, you can continue the fun with a delicious Indo-Style Bloody Mary, the legendary “Nutty Coconut”, rail mixers, a $2 tall boy, fabulous food and great music!

AND…

The Smart Studios Story  is the OFFICIAL FILM of RECORD STORE DAY 2016.

…And, MadCity Music Exchange is proud to welcome Butch Vig and Steve Marker to celebrate on Record Store Day, April 16! Butch and Steve will be hanging out in the afternoon and giving away a promotional cassette created just for Record Store Day.  The cassette, a collaboration with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, captures over a dozen early, independent songs recorded at Smart Studios in the 1980s. MadCity will be one of only two stores in the country where Butch and Steve will be personally handing out the cassettes! Available while they last, but they won’t last long!

Additional information about the film is right here:  www.smartstudiosdocumentary.com

More local coverage here!

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Record Store Day – Black Friday Edition – 11.27.15

On Black Friday, November 27th, independent music stores across the country, including MadCity Music Exchange, will be offering an alternative to the long lines and gaudy promotions that have become the custom that day.  We’ll be offering exclusive, made-for-that-day products for the real music fan.  The final list of available items can be found right here!

In addition to offering the exclusive Black Friday releases, we also will be holding our semi-annual Collectible Vinyl Sale!  All of the rare gems we’ve been keeping under lock and key will be available for your shopping enjoyment.

To give you more time to shop the Black Friday releases and collectible vinyl, we will be opening early at 9 a.m.

Stay up to date with what’s happening at MADCITY MUSIC EXCHANGE on Black Friday by signing up for email updates below….
…Or find us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram, and tweet at us on Twitter!

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Record Store Day 2015 Wrap Up

Thank you for making Record Store Day 2015 so awesome!

The bands who played our RSD party, Mr. Jackson and Cowboy Winter, were fantastic!   Thanks to Tone Madison and 89.9 WORT for presenting and Bandung for hosting our bands!  And, thanks as well to 91.7 WSUM for broadcasting live from the store!

Here’s a link to a few photos from the day!  If you have any photos, videos or stories from this year’s Record Store Day, please share them
on our facebook, twitter or instagram pages.

Also, these great local businesses love Record Store Day as much as we do!  Make sure you let them know how much you appreciate them:  High Noon Saloon, Stalzy’s Deli, Just Coffee Co-op, Luluweird Design, True Endeavors, Capital City Comics, NessAlla Tea, The Barrymore Theater, and Genna’s Lounge.

We truly appreciate your choice to shop local and your commitment to music in all its forms!

Rock! Rock! Rock!

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Record Store Day 2015

The Official Record Store Day 2015 List is available here!

 

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Record Store Day – Black Friday 2014!

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Mark your calendars for November 28th, 2014! MadCity Music Exchange will once again be participating in Record Store Day – “Black Friday”! We will have copies of the limited Black Friday Record Store Day exclusives available in the store. We will also have the ever popular and semi-annual Collectible Vinyl Sale bin full of rare and hard to find titles on the floor! Many of the titles in the collectible bin have not been seen on our shelves before!

And, we will have another 500+ new used LP on the floor and ready for new homes!

We will be opening early at 9 a.m. to give you more time to shop the Black Friday releases and collectible vinyl.

No long lines or gaudy promotions, just great music with your local independent record store!

The complete list of RSD Exclusives for Black Friday can be found at the official Record Store Day Web Page by clicking here!

Check back soon for more details about Black Friday at MadCity Music Exchange! And keep up to date with MadCity by signing up for emails below, or by following us on Twitter or Facebook!

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Record Store Day 2014!

Thank you for making Record Store Day 2014 our most fun and successful
yet!  It was great seeing so many familiar and new faces.  If there
are any limited edition Record Store Day releases you’re still looking
for, please stop by or call the store.  We still have a few items in
stock.

The bands who played our RSD party, Building On Buildings and Dharma
Dogs, were fantastic!  Make sure to catch them next time they play in
town.  Also, thanks to the local arts website/podcast Arts Extract for
setting up all the great live music!  They are your best source for
everything that is happening in town!  And, thanks to Bandung for
being such great neighbors, hosting our bands and celebrating with us.

Here’s a link to a few photos from the day!  If you have any photos,
videos or stories from this year’s Record Store Day, please share them
on our facebook, twitter or instagram pages.  Or email them to us and
we’ll take care of it for you!

Make sure you hold on to your RSD coupons!  You’ll be able to use them soon!

As always, we truly appreciate your choice to shop local and your
commitment to music in all its forms.

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