Record Store Day 2020: the first drop is Saturday, Aug. 29

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The Current - Record Store Day 2020 (MPR graphic)

This Saturday marks the first official Record Store Day drop of 2020 — a perfect time to add exclusive releases and reissues to your collection. In honor of Record Store Day, The Current will spend the day celebrating vinyl and the culture of record collecting!

First, from 8 to 10 a.m. (CDT), Jim McGuinn hosts a very special Teenage Kicks, spinning nothing but vinyl from his own collection. Jim will dig out some of his 45s and albums from the Teenage Kicks era to share with you. "It'll be the scratchiest, poppiest episode ever of Teeange Kicks," Jim says.

After Teenage Kicks, stick around from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central as Bill DeVille and Mac Wilson spin crate-digger classics and debut some Record Store Day exclusives. Bill and Mac will let you know what to keep an eye out for this Saturday as you look to expand your own collection.

Record Store Day with The Current is supported by Mill City Sound.

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    Mill City Sound in Hopkins, Minn. (Luke Taylor | MPR)
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    Grimey's New and Preloved Music in Nashville, Tenn., is located in a former church building. (courtesy Grimey's)
  • Lunchbox Records in Charlotte, N.C.
    Shoppers browse the stacks at Lunchbox Records in Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday, July 29, 2018. (Luke Taylor | MPR)
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    Record Wonderland in Roselle, Ill., opened in 2016. (Steve Young)
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    The Electric Fetus in Duluth, Minn. (courtesy Electric Fetus)