Record Store Day Smackdown; Guitarist William Tyler; New Releases

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William Tyler performs in the Soundcheck studio.

In this episode: Since 2008, the third Saturday of April has been unofficially designated "Record Store Day." It’s become an international celebration of music and independent record stores -- and, a holiday worthy of a Smackdown debate. Perhaps we’ll issue a limited edition 7” vinyl of the audio recording of Joe Levy of Billboard and Ben Greenman of the New Yorker duking it out in our studio to mark the occasion.

Plus: Guitarist William Tyler joins us in the studio to play songs off of his third LP, Impossible Truth

    And: It’s been a good season for new releases. eMusic editor-in-chief J. Edward Keyes shares some new music that's been catching his ears.