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Thank You for a fantastic Record Store Day 2017

Thank you for an amazing Record Store Day 2017!  We loved seeing so many familiar and new faces!  It was really great that that you came to hang out, talk about music, hear live music, and celebrate with us.  That’s the true spirit of Record Store Day.

The bands who played our RSD party, Wood Chickens and No Hoax were fantastic!  Make sure to catch them the next time they play in town.  Thanks to Tone Madison or presenting, the great DJs, DJ Quinley and DJ Jared Perez, for spinning, and Bandung for hosting!  And, it was great to have Madison’s college radio station 91.7 WSUM back broadcasting live from the store for another year!

Thanks, too, to Just Coffee Coop for being at the store bright and early to provide fuel to everyone.  We also are thankful our all of our prize sponsors:  Good Style ShopHigh Noon SaloonUnderground ButcherTrue Endeavors/Frank ProductionsStalzy’s DeliJust Coffee CooperativeBarrymore Theater.

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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 win 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.

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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.

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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,

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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

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