Vice tries keepin’ it real about Record Store Day.
If someone is worrying about a traditional “major-label” threat in 2012, were they shouting about contracting H.I.V. from toilet seats or the voting rights of women five years ago? The term “major label” now universally refers to not what is, but what was once a major label. Major labels achieved one distinction over the last decade of industry unraveling: Consistent pants-shitting.