Actually we don’t have the exact date of that infamous Tower Records Sunset signing in “Winter 1997″, but we do know when our next in-store is – May 11 in Portland!
Our friends at Jackpot Records in Portland Oregon asked if we’d stop by before our show at Crystal Ballroom and say hello, – maybe sign a few things…
“Sure, thanks for asking us and CONGRATULATIONS on your 15 Year Anniversary! “
“It was in 1997 that Isaac Slusarenko decided to take his love of music to the people by opening the original Jackpot Records location in Southeast Portland.” We are not sure if it was “Winter 1997″, but we like to think maybe it was.
With the music industry struggling to survive, both Jackpot Records (& friend Jackpot ! Recording) are still thriving. They have both become cornerstones of the Portland music community and have helped spread the gospel of great sounds the world over.
We look forward to supporting Jackpot Records in-person and meeting some new people. ~X~
X In-Store When: 6:30 pm – Friday May 11, 2012
Where: Jackpot Records Downtown location. 203 SW 9th Avenue - Portland, OR 97214 - (503) 222-0990
Today is the 5th Record Store Day. A day to celebrate the independently owned record store and supporting the commitment to keeping the vinyl market alive. You meet some of the nicest people in record stores. Here’s DJ at one of his favorite’s – Amoeba.
From the people behind Record Store Day: “If you’re in a store today, find a staff member, tell them what the store means to you. It will mean the world to them. We started all this to shine a spotlight on the stores, don’t take yours for granted.”
Thanks for your support! ~X-35~
INDIE RECORD STORE FINDER click here
[UPDATE: The box of shirts is now gone! Thanks to everyone who gave this shirt a new home and for the support.]
In 2006, X went on tour with Rollins Band and to commemorate the tour Shepard Fairey made one of our all-time favorite X designs.
We found a box of these girl shirts and we want to say thanks by giving 1 shirt away in each merch order that asks for one until the shirts are all gone.
(also thanks to the guys at Moonlight Graham for helping out & re-programming the store.)
This design is too good to sit in a box! For everyone who bought a poster or shirt from that tour – congrats it rocks & you have good taste.
PS- Thanks again to Sheperd Fairey – amazing artist and friend. ~X~
click here to visit the store.
The Los Angeles Tour kicks off tomorrow at Riot Fest East in Philly and then Stone Pony at the Jersey Shore Sunday! For the first time, we have a band cam and as soon as we figure out how to use it – we’ll be checking in from the road. Stay tuned!
Last but not least – the X Merch Store is finally up for your enjoyment. X will give you (ok not give -but for a reasonable price) the shirts off our backs! Thanks to our friends and Exene’s neighbors at Moonlight Graham for helping us out with the store – you guys rock!