LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Crosley Radio is once again joining Record Store Day to celebrate the 15th anniversary of independent record stores on April 23. C100BT line turntable.
Vinyl music sales have skyrocketed over the past two years, with the industry reaching $1 billion in sales in 2021. Like most brick-and-mortar retailers, independent record stores have faced a retail environment difficult as vinyl sales exploded. This year’s event is the first in-person event with all releases available on a single record store day since the pandemic began, marking a full return to the in-store purchases vinyl fanatics know and love and giving away. new enthusiasts a chance to experience the joy of leafing through records and discovering something new.
“Independent record stores are not only the lifeblood of the vinyl music industry, but also their communities and the local music scene,” said Scott Bingaman, president of Deer Park Distributors, LLC, the exclusive distributor of Crosley Radio. “We wanted to honor that by encouraging vinyl fans to celebrate Record Store Day in person again. Whether you’re an established hobbyist or just starting your collection, we encourage you to visit your local record store this weekend. You might even be lucky enough to win a C100BT from an independent store.
The C100BT is the latest addition to Crosley’s elevated C series. It features a high-performance Audio-Technica AT95E cartridge, aluminum platter, adjustable tonearm, strobe pitch control and built-in preamp to deliver an enhanced listening experience. .
“As a founding sponsor of our organization, Crosley has a long history of supporting independent record stores,” said Michael Kurtz, co-founder of Record Store Day. “Our 15th anniversary is no different, and we’re thrilled to have Crosley once again join us in celebrating the unique culture of local independent record stores across the country.”
For full details on giveaway requirements and the chance to win a C100BT, visit any of these independent record stores on Saturday, April 23:
Zia Records – Phoenix, AZ
Newbury Comics – Boston, MA (Newbury Street)
Renaissance Vinyl – Overland Park, KS
Rhino Records – Claremont, CA
Monster Music – Charleston, SC
Chamber Files – Louisville, KY
Cardinal Record Company – Louisville, Kentucky
Cactus Records – Houston, TX
Josie Records – Dallas, TX
For those who can’t join the in-person shopping, Record Store Day is offering two C100BTs online. See here for all the details.
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About Crosley Radio:
On the front lines of the vinyl revolution, Crosley Radio has its roots deep in history and its eyes set on the future. From its revolutionary range of turntables designed to bring the love of analog music to a new generation, to its growing series of high fidelity units with the discerning listener in mind, Crosley Radio seeks to breathe new life into traditional media. In turntables, jukeboxes, radios and all things vintage-inspired audio, count on Crosley to take you there.
About Record Store Day:
Record Store Day, the organization, is managed by the Department of Record Stores and is organized in partnership with the Alliance of Independent Media Stores (AIMS), the Coalition of Independent Music Stores (CIMS) and promotes record stores year-round independent records with events, special releases and other fun stuff. Record Store Day, the global celebration of record store culture, takes place every year. Record Store Day 2022, the record store’s 15th annual celebration, is April 23.