Pop-up Record Shop in LA this Weekend
Scion Audio Visual will open a pop-up record store, Scion AV Record Shop, at the Scion AV Installation (7667 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles) on Dec. 13. The seven-week event will feature close to two dozen independent labels offering an assortment of vinyl rarities for sale. Shoppers may also enjoy a select complimentary Scion AV vinyl release, subject to availability.
Participating labels include A389 Recordings, Dim Mak Records, Duck Down Music, Echo Park Records, Fools Gold Records, In The Red Recordings, Metal Blade Records, Nuclear Blast, Prosthetic Records, Relapse Records, Riding Easy Records, Stones Throw Records, Tee Pee Records, Third Man Records, Turbo Recordings and Volcom Entertainment.
Nuclear Blast will have a selection of limited edition, clear vinyl Slayer releases for sale. Scion sponsored the iconic band’s recent tour and created a Slayer-inspired project car which was unveiled at SEMA in Las Vegas. The band also took fans behind the scenes for a look at Tom Araya at the ESP factory and Kerry King on a visit to his Psychotic Exotics’ reptile house in this Scion AV created video: http://youtu.be/JoShkvJsPHw.
The Scion AV Record Shop is open daily between 12 noon and 7 pm from Dec. 13 to Jan. 31.
About Scion Audio Visual:
Scion Audio Visual (AV for short) is a creative enterprise of Scion devoted to the discovery, nurture, funding and distribution of compelling music and arts programming. Scion AV has created and championed projects for over 100 underground musical artists, supported tours and special events, created film documentaries, curated art installations, and produced a collection of ‘zines. In addition, Scion AV executes the annual Scion Music(less) Music Conference and operates 7 broadband radio stations via Scion Streaming Radio. For more information, visit ScionAV.com.
Scion continues to be the test laboratory division for Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. From its start in 2003, Scion’s goal was to offer products and processes that stand apart from the crowd. With a model line-up that includes the iconic xB urban utility vehicle, the tC sports coupe, the FR-S rear-wheel drive sports car, the premium micro-subcompact iQ and the xD urban subcompact 5-door, Scion offers distinctive vehicles that reflect owners’ passions and aspirations. Scion also appeals to a youthful audience by offering a simple, no-haggle buying experience and by engaging with potential customers in meaningful and creative ways. For more information, visit www.scion.com.