This Saturday is Record Store Day!
And Vacation Vinyl asked me to do one of my favorite things-
play records for people (I think the pros call it DJing, but whatever).
I've only been allowed to play music at a party a few times in the past: One of those times I almost got beat up by a huge dude wearing overalls and hip boots that were filled with bottles of beer. He kept punching me in the chest and yelling "Play some muthafuckin' Hip Hop!" So, I played "Bring the Noise" by Anthrax/Public Enemy and he wasn't amused... Another time I got to play records at a party, I asked my wife out for our first date (score!).
Both times I managed to clear the room by playing a bunch of music that no one wants to hear at a party... However, Vacation Vinyl specializes in a lot of that music, so I suspect it will be a more successful venue for me.
Either way, I'll be there this Saturday, April 17th, from 3:00 to 4:30 playing all kinds of music and doing my best to entertain and/or annoy everyone in the store. They have guest DJs all day including Larry Herweg from Pelican, Jeff Caxide from ISIS, Keith Morris from Black Flagg and The Circle Jerks, Sarah Toon from Killing Spree, and a super secret DJ that I will definitely stick around for.
I'll also have some of my comic books and prints for sale.
More info here! Come out and say "hi."
And support your local record stores!