Pick up this beer-colored 7-inch from Alexander & the Grapes

It's gotten better with age.

Alexander & the Grapes at New World Brewery for day one of Big Pre-Fest in Little Ybor 4 in Ybor City, Florida on October 26, 2016. - Anthony Martino
Anthony Martino
Alexander & the Grapes at New World Brewery for day one of Big Pre-Fest in Little Ybor 4 in Ybor City, Florida on October 26, 2016.

Record Store Day was meant to celebrate local indie retailers and keep them open. On Saturday, vinyl enthusiasts will squeeze into record shops across the area and scoop up a ton of limited edition records, enjoy giveaways and take in performances from local bands.

Bands that call the Bay area home would be grateful if you picked up some of the vinyl they've put on the shelves, too. With that in mind, CL compiled a list of 20 pieces to look out for on Record Store Day 2018. See the full list here, and listen to music from one of the selections below.

Alexander & the Grapes — “Falling Apart”/”Seeds (Alternate Version)” This 2014 release came out on 300 pieces of “beer-colored vinyl” (at the same time as an Alexander & the Grapes double IPA from Cigar City Brewpub), and a few copies are still floating around in select Bay area shops.

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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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