The Record store Day celebration of independent record stores, is scheduled Saturday, "when life seems to resume", blows his organiser Pascal Bussy, while the sector has suffered from the closures imposed by the health crisis.read also : How stores are preparing their "Record store Days"
To celebrate its ten years, this event is available this year in four strands, the 20 June, 29 August, 26 September and 24 October. The first salvo Saturday "lets take a spotlight in the full cycle of re-opening" of the store, highlighted for the AFP Pascal Bussy, also the director of the Calif (Club action des labels and independent record stores French).read also : record Stores: a re-opening in unison
Just after the déconfinement mid-may, the officer noted a "wave of consumption, as if the disc was a product of first necessity". But the time is now to the balance sheet, worse for some. "Now, we hear of -40%, -50%, -60% loss of sales compared to the same period last year," he laments. Hence the importance of the day of Saturday, in order to arouse "curiosity and envy".
"The idea is to have fun, to self, to support the record stores, to accompany the culture. With the beautiful, what could be sexier than a vinyl?", stresses from the AFP Étienne Daho, sponsor of the event, which brings together 160 independent record stores."freewheel"
Among the 150 references outputs for the occasion (complete list on www.disquaireday.fr), Étienne Daho book besides Surfing, sumptuous collection of occasions. "It is a magnificent drive, this is the soundtrack of the déconfinement, of this life that includes a concentrated blend of the influences of Etienne Daho, the californian music electro", portrays Pascal Bussy.
Whereas Bob Dylan is in the news this week with his 39th studio album, the Record store Day gave a small wink with a edition of "The Freewheelin'", his second album, the famous album cover, he and his muse of the time walking in Greenwich Village.read also : Bob Dylan, the permanent change
But in the version in hex, the work was renamed "+freewheel+ - (laughter) - because we gave formerly of the French names for the disks," says Pascal Bussy. The opportunity to talk about one of the attractions of vinyl, the sleeve, "this object almost sensual", as said by the organizer of Record store Day. Sometimes a factor of purchase before even listening. "If I bought albums for their covers? Of course! And the statistics in my case are pretty happy," says the AFP Benjamin Biolay, which will be released on 26 June a jewel of a pop album, Great Price. With on the cover, in the background, a burning man reminiscent of the iconography of Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd.Cover album Grand Prix PolydorÀ read also : Benjamin Biolay Guillaume Musso, all make use of the designs of Mathieu Persan
How is your pain ?, from the album Grand Prix