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Why Support Independent Music? ,

Filed under: Featured — oaklandgrown @ 5:16 pm

When I worked with Rasputin and Metallica to launch Record Store Day last year, I decided that
it was important to reach out to the broader artist community to see if they would be interested in
working with independent record stores. I was not prepared for the overwhelming response when
their messages started coming in. Let me share a few with you as hearing it from the artists will
convey more than I could hope to do. (more…)