Head on down to your local independent vinyl shop and get yourself some of these goodies...

The apex of a vinyl junkie’s year has spun around again; here are our top picks from the exclusive releases for Record Store Day 2024 as the event kick-starts celebrations for its 17th edition. This Saturday, 20th of April, marks the seventeenth Record Store Day since the event began in 2007 and unveils an exciting selection of offerings that are bound to have any record enthusiast spinning all day. From limited edition releases to live session recordings, there’s a heap of offerings to fulfil the needs of any vinyl lover. Scroll down to see our top picks below…

‘Hard Times’ / ‘Burning Down the House’ by David Byrne & Paramore

Destined to be a sought-after record this weekend, David Byrne and Record Store Day 2024 ambassadors Paramore have teamed up for a limited edition pressing of a 12” concept album where each artist covers the other artist’s songs, including an exclusive never-before-heard cover of Paramore’s ‘Hard Times’ by David Byrne.

This Is Why by Paramore

Again, after the seismic success of their sixth studio album This Is Why, Paramore is set to release a remix album featuring contributions from indie favourites Wet Leg, Julien Baker, Remi Wolf, Panda Bear and more. Additionally, the album will feature a brand new production of their track ‘Sanity’ by the legendary Jack Antonoff.

Live At The Brudenell by English Teacher

An exclusive vinyl from the Leeds-based rising indie five-piece, English Teacher. Having freshly dropped their acclaimed debut album This Could Be Texas, a live recording of their homecoming headline show at the Brudenell in Leeds is set for release.

Cracker Island by Gorillaz

Gorillaz are set to release a deluxe edition of their chart-topping album Cracker Island, featuring six additional tracks not yet available on any physical format, with limited edition cover art by Jamie Hewlett. A must-get.

Bury The Hatchet by The Cranberries

An exclusive vinyl re-release of The Cranberries’ 1999 fourth studio album Bury the Hatchet will be available to buy, making its debut on 2LP. The album includes their hit ‘Just My Imagination’ and an additional five exclusive bonus tracks.

Live At Tramps 1996 by De La Soul

A previously unreleased De La Soul live session at Tramps nightclub in NYC, recorded in 1996, has been released on vinyl and is an epic time machine for fans old and new.