Get ready, music lovers, because Record Store Day 2023 is right around the corner!

Are you ready to join in on the global celebration of indie record stores and the vinyl community? Record Store Day 2023 is quickly approaching and it’s time to get excited!

Get ready, music lovers, because Record Store Day 2023 is right around the corner! The global celebration of independent record stores and all things vinyl is set to hit town on Saturday, April 22nd, and the local release list is absolutely stacked with Aussie talent and some tantalizing collaborations.

From the dream team of Peking Duk and Darren Hayes to the smooth stylings of Bluey and the alt-rock grooves of Ball Park Music, this all-star cast of RSD specials is a who’s who of Australian music.

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Other standout releases include Close Counters, Confidence Man, Ella Thompson, Forest Claudette, GUM / Ambrose Kenny-Smith, Hugo Basclain, Ocean Alley, Penny Ikinger, Polish Club, Underground Lovers, and Winterbourne.

But that’s not all – this Australian lineup joins an already impressive list of Official RSD Releases announced last week, featuring exclusive titles from the likes of The 1975, Fleetwood Mac, Dolly Parton, Maya Hawke, Kasabian vs The Prodigy, and many more.


One of the most exciting offerings in this local lineup is the collaboration between Peking Duk and Darren Hayes on a reimagined version of Savage Garden’s classic hit “I Want You.” According to Peking Duk’s Adam and Reuben, “‘I Want You’ is one of the most iconic songs in history…We had an idea to remix ‘I Want You’ so that the song can be re-introduced again, especially to the world of clubs and dance music.”

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And vinyl enthusiasts, rejoice! Underground Lovers’ 1999 album Cold Feeling is getting a fresh vinyl master by Don Bartley specifically for Record Store Day, and will be available in both white and clear vinyl editions.

RSD is more than just a day to hunt for exclusive vinyl releases, it’s a celebration of the dedicated and knowledgeable staff behind the counters of independent record stores worldwide. The day is also a chance for fans to attend in-store performances, meet their favourite artists, and enjoy special deals and extended trade at participating retailers. To ensure you don’t miss out on any of the exclusive RSD titles, check out the complete list of RSD Australia releases via the Record Store Day Australia website and contact your local participating store to see what they’ll be ordering. Let’s give back to the local indie record stores that keep the music community thriving and make Record Store Day 2023 one for the books!

Don’t miss your chance to snag these special releases and support your local indie record store on Record Store Day 2023.