Verdict: Best day ever.
Thousands of records, nearly 40 amazing bands and DJs, not a drop of rain, and quality hang time with Iggy Pop. Thank you to the 3,000 people who came out throughout the day and helped us celebrate our first 10 years in business and Record Store Day at Sweatstock 2015!
Check out some pre- and post-press and loads of great photos at the following links:
The New Tropic: A Decade of Sweat/Sweatstock Preview
New Times: Record Store Day Sweat Staff Picks
Schwartz Media Blog: Sweatstock 2015 Preview
SouthFlorida.com: Record Store Day Preview
AE District Miami: Sweatstock 2015: 10 Years of Sweat Records!
All Access Photo Booth’s Amazing Animated Gallery!
New Times: Sweatstock 2015 Slideshow
New Times: Sweatstock + Record Store Day’s 10 Best Moments
Tropicult Recap + Review
All of this could not have happened without our amazing sponsors so please support them: Rolling Rock, The Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs, Don Julio, Apollo Bank, The Fillmore Miami Beach, Mignonette, and Red Bull, with added support from Uber, The Vagabond Hotel, KIND, All Access Photo Booth, and PureHoney.
Eternal gratitude to: Emile, Jsin, Ale, and Bootsie at Sweat; FD, Donita, Mallory and the whole Churchill’s crew; Idle Hands + Degeneration for doing an amazing job booking and running the Churchill’s stage; Farrah, Chelsea, Kat, Jason, Thom, and all our volunteers; Pete, Sean and Dennis for the great sound and lights; O, Miami; our emcee Daniel Reskin and the Casa de Haha comics, DJ Le Spam and Alex Caso, all the bands (too many to name here – see here!), all of our indie vendors, Rat Bastard, Green Mobility Network for running the bike valet, Brian Butler for doing all the amazing graphics, Squeegee Science for the tees, Miami Girls Rock Camp, Ms. Cheezious for feeding the people and our staff, Nacho Business, Sugar Yummy Mama, Il Florentino, Milagros Empanadas, the City of Miami Special Events department and Police, Pumo Warehouses, Carrie and the whole Record Store Day staff, and every single person who has supported us for an entire decade in South Florida.
Next year will bring about some changes for Sweatstock, but only for the better of course! Thanks again and stay tuned.