If  you’re a music junkie like us, chances are you love celebrating National Record Store Day (4/16/16). We gathered some favorite vinyls from folks around the office to compile this fun quiz to determine which records you should set your sights on for this holiday…

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How would you describe your clothing style?

  • A little bit grunge, a little bit hippie (1pt)
  • Otherworldly (2 pts)
  • Modern and simple (3 pts)
  • Bell bottoms and tie-dye (4 pts)
  • Patchwork and flannel (5 pts)
  • Bold, unique, always with an extra touch of flair (6 pts)

Something you never leave the house without…

  • A guitar pick (1pt)
  • Your fave lip stick or lip gloss (2 pts)
  • Your headphones (3 pts)
  • A box of incense (4 pts)
  • A Polaroid camera (5 pts)
  • A brightly-colored jacket (6 pts)

Your favorite musical instrument is…

  • Drums (1pt)
  • The sound of the universe (2 pts)
  • The human voice (3 pts)
  • Acoustic guitar (4 pts)
  • Harmonica (5 pts)
  • Electric guitar (6 pts)

If you could hang out with the following people, which one would you choose?

  • Freddie Mercury, Kurt Cobain, Ann and Nancy Wilson (1pt)
  • Jonsi, Lady Gaga, Elton John (2 pts)
  • Macklemore, Lana Del Rey, Amy Winehouse (3 pts)
  • Jerry Garcia, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix (4 pts)
  • Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Paul Simon (5 pts)
  • Madonna, Lionel Richie, Gwen Stefani (6 pts)

Which music festival do you want to attend?

  • Lollapalooza (1pt)
  • Electric Forest (2 pts)
  • SXSW (3 pts)
  • Woodstock (4 pts)
  • Newport Folk Festival (5 pts)
  • Bonnaroo (6 pts)

Your drink of choice is…

  • Your favorite beer (1pt)
  • Something sweet and colorful, like a margarita (2 pts)
  • A martini (3 pts)
  • Chaga tea (4 pts)
  • Whiskey or bourbon (5 pts)
  • Champagne (6 pts)


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If you got 6-10 points…

Two of your favorite words are “Rock” and “Roll!” You love upbeat, classic rock, guitar solos, and jammin’ out to iconic rock gods/goddesses.

Recommended Records: Led Zeppelin “Led Zeppelin II,” Blondie “Autoamerican,” and Pink Floyd “Dark Side of the Moon.”

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If you got 11-15 points…

You’re hard to put into just one box! You love music that transcends boundaries and genres. Some of your favorite artists are ones who have a style that is completely their own…

Recommended Records: David Bowie “Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust,” and Sigur Ros “Med Sud I Vid Spilum Endalaust”

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If you got 16-20 points…

You love contemporary music with big choruses and catchy lyrics. Current artists who pour their hearts into their music are among some of your all time favorites.

Recommended Records: Andrew Bird “Are You Serious,” Band of Horses “Cease to Begin,” Judith Hill “Back in Time,” and Lissie “My Wild West”

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If you got 21-24 points…

You’re a hippie soul at heart! Some (okay, most) days you wish you were back in the 60’s along with these amazing artists…

Recommended Records: The Byrds “Fifth Dimension,” Grateful Dead “Steal Your Face,” and The Beatles “Revolver” 

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If you got 25-30 points…

You love songs with Americana roots, strummin’ choruses, and soothing chords. Add a mandolin, banjo, or fiddle for some icing on the folksy, bluegrass cake!

Recommended Records: The Cactus Blossoms “You’re Dreaming,” Bob Dylan “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan,” and Carolina Chocolate Drops “Leaving Eden”

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If you got 31-36 points… 

Whether it’s new or old, pop music is your jam! Chances are you know the “Thriller” dance moves by heart and have a passion for pop legends.

Recommended Records: Prince “1999,” Alabama Shakes “Boys & Girls,” and Michael Jackson “Thriller”

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What did we miss? Add your favorite records in the comments below!

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2 Comments on National Record Store Day – A Quiz

  1. Kristina De Luna
    April 15, 2016 at 5:24 pm (4 years ago)

    Hey, can you pretty please make this into a postable to facebook quiz? My friend loves Record Store day and he would love to do this? Thank you

    • Kristina De Luna
      April 15, 2016 at 5:31 pm (4 years ago)

      P.S. This quiz was super awesome! I took it and I thank you for your recommendations. 🙂


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