Growing up, I was always drawn to music. I still remember the first walkman I received. My walkman gave me the ability to take my music, the custom playlists I would spend hours putting together by recording my favorite songs from multiple cassette tapes, with me where ever I went. Music has always been a great escape for me. It’s funny that it took me until later in life to truly realize the impact music has played in my life.
Looking back on my teenage years, I had a great group of friends. Many of whom shared my love of music. Before we could drive, we’d have our parents drop us off at the mall or at the local indie record store. We’d spend hours just digging through tapes and records of our favorite bands. It was always a treat when we were able to go see a show at First Avenue. We’d get dropped off early and spend time rummaging through the records at a local indie record store. Yesterday, I was reminded of the joy that I had back then when I came across the Record Store Day website. [Read more…] about Celebrate the Art of Music on Record Store Day