Record Store Day is both a financial boon for music retailers and a clusterfuck of opportunistic jagoffs who just wanna score limited releases so they can flip ’em later at inflated prices. Still, a few gems (Spacemen 3, Joy Division, Pussy Galore, William Onyeabor, July, the Moles, etc.) can be found among the glut of mediocrity the industry shoves to market, and you should scope out the possibilities at Wall of Sound, Everyday Music, Sonic Boom, Spin Cycle, Jive Time, Light in the Attic, Easy Street, and other local spots. (Find more info at