RSD Drops 2021

May 17, 2021

27-year-old singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Conor Gains is partnering with RSD Drops (Record Store Day Canada) on June 12, 2021 in support of MusiCounts’ Band Aid Program. He will donate all proceeds from the physical purchases of his new debut EP titled Three, co-produced by Mike Wise (Ellie Goulding, James Blunt, Britney Spears) and out now digitally via Wax Records. The exclusive RSDC edition of the vinyl will retail for $10 and includes a new bonus track not available in digital format. Three RSDC Edition is the lead RSD Drops title this year, available only at participating record stores listed HERE and limited to a hand-numbered run of 175. The MusiCounts Band Aid Program provides musical instruments and equipment to in-need schools, and recently awarded $1M to 95 schools across Canada.

Gains shares, "Music has been a driving force throughout my life. It’s given me stability and provided a lot of catharsis through difficult times. My first love was the guitar, but I played clarinet at school, which opened me up to new musical genres and inspired me. Having access to different instruments at school gave me an opportunity to learn, experiment, and get creative. That’s why I feel strongly that every child should have a chance to get exposed to music, and I’m grateful to be a part of that through MusiCounts. If we can change one life and create a future in music, or provide a creative outlet, I feel like I’ve done my part."

About Record Store Day

Record Store Day, the global celebration of the culture of the record stores, takes place annually. The worldwide pandemic in 2021 required the creation of RSD Drops dates in 2020 and in 2021. RSD Drops will take place on June 12 and July 17 at record stores worldwide.