Tell us a little bit about yourself! I'm Tony. a 34 year old living in Raleigh, NC with my beautiful fiancée and Saint Bernard. I'm an elementary school teacher. We love to travel and visit new record shops. I also enjoying taking photographs.
Favorite album: Ryan Adams - Heartbreaker
First album: Prince - Purple Rain
Favorite Enjoy The Ride or Enjoy The Toons release: Hands down... The Honorary Title - Anything Else But The Truth
Favorite album artwork: Live - Throwing Copper. As a kid in the early 90's, I was always fond of it.
Which album do you wish you had on vinyl? Sponge - Rotting Piñata
Which Ryan Adams variants are you missing on vinyl? I Would love to own a Test Press of Heartbreaker. A few things that I'm missing...Patty Duke Syndrome on black vinyl, Blank Label with red vover, and a copy of The Finger - We Are F*ck You on red vinyl.
What are your favorite record shops in the Raleigh area, in case any readers are traveling through your town? My favorite shop in Raleigh has to be Schoolkids Records. Those guys are awesome! There's also Sorry State and Nice Price Books that I frequently visit.
Were you able to snag any Record Store Day 2017 releases? Anything you missed out on? I was able to get my hands on a copy of Jason Isbell and The Smiths 7". To be honest, I wasn't really a fan of this years RSD releases.
If you were on a desert island and you could only fit three records safely in your suitcase, which ones would you take with you?
Ryan Adams - Love Is Hell
Butch Walker - Sycamore Meadows
Jesse Malin - The Fine Art of Self Destruction
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