Record Store Day Launches New ‘Adapter Prize’

There are a lot of prizes and awards being handed out these days, but the folks behind Record Store Day thought there was definitely room for one more, especially when the folks deciding who got the glory definitely knew their stuff. They created the ADAPTER PRIZE, an award in four categories, decided on by people who definitely know their records: record store staff and record store customers. And that means YOU. They’re kicking off the first ever ADAPTER PRIZE with a nomination period, and they’re asking you to go into your local participating stores and make your nominations for


Here is the current list of stores where you can place your nominations for the first ever RECORD STORE DAY ADAPTER PRIZE.

Scotti’s Records Summit, NJ
Grimey’s New & Preloved Music Nashville, TN
Downtown Sound Loveland, CO
Groovacious Cedar City, UT
Sweet Spot Audio and Records Webster, TX
Independent Records & Video Colorado Springs (Annex), CO
Independent Records & Video Colorado Springs (Downtown Springs), CO
Independent Records & Video Colorado Springs (Platte), CO
Independent Records & Video Denver, CO
Independent Records & Video Pueblo, CO
Independent Records & Video Fountain, CO
Kingfish Records Tampa, FL
Papa Jazz Record Shoppe Columbia, SC
Kiss The Sky Batavia, IL
Wild Honey Records Knoxville, TN
Cheap Thrills Princeton, WV
Cheap Thrills Beckley, WV
Electric Avenue Music West Chester, PA
Sounds Good Music Port St. Lucie, FL
Top 5 Records Palatine, IL
Silver Platters Seattle (Sodo), WA
Silver Platters Seattle (Northgate), WA
Silver Platters Bellevue, WA
Landlocked Music Bloomington, IN
Bohozone Lancaster, PA
Vintage Vinyl St. Louis, MO
Radio-active Records Fort Lauderdale, FL
Sweat Records Miami, FL
Graywhale Sandy, UT
Graywhale Salt Lake City, UT
Graywhale Ogden, UT
Graywhale West Jordan, UT
Graywhale Bountiful, UT
Graywhale Taylorsville, UT
Vinyl Solution San Mateo, CA
Daddy Kool Records St. Petersburg, FL
Waiting Room Records Normal, IL
Boo Boo Records San Luis Obispo, CA
Sound Revolution Houston, TX
Princeton Record Exchange Princeton, NJ
The Culture Clash Toledo, OH
Criminal Records Atlanta, GA
M-Theory San Diego, CA
The Record Exchange Boise, ID
CD Warehouse Springfield, MO
Heights Vinyl Houston, TX
Vinyl Renaissance & Audio Overland Park, KS
Southwest Sound Durango, CO
Arkansas Record-CD Exchange North Little Rock, AR
Darkside Records and Gallery Poughkeepsie, NY
Lakeshore Record Exchange
Uncle Sam’s Music Miami Beach, FL
Hot Poop Records Walla Walla, WA
Twist and Shout Denver, CO
BK Music Richmond, VA
The Sound Garden Syracuse, NY
The Sound Garden Baltimore, MD
Gallery of Sound West Hazleton, PA
Gallery of Sound Dickson City, PA
Gallery of Sound Wilkes-Barre (Mundy St), PA
Gallery of Sound Wilkes-Barre (Provincial Tower), PA