record store day
The CDs were given to stores around the country gratis, with the request that they only sell them to "local customers."
It's time to slam now.
Herewith, one man’s idiosyncratic anecdotes about the people, places and things that made a few record stores what they uniquely
A-1 Records: Located at 439 E 6th St., A-1 Records will be offering a clearance sale, including $1 to $3 singles. You can
Author Amanda Petrusich Documents the 78 RPM Record Collectors Who Are Saving Vintage Music From Being Lost
Petrusich -- who has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times and Pitchfork -- talks about the 78 RPM collectors and what drives them to search and pay for these hard-to-find records.
The 11 album covers that she did manage to recreate are all pretty beautiful, so we'll forgive her. Spoiler alert: The best
Dude: We can take a look. Dude: Nope...but I can order it for you. Shopper: That's a great idea. Thanks, man. The Record
Lewis, sitting at counter, reading Ulysses. Customer walks in, wearing jeans, t-shirt and a knit hat.
Eleven years before the release of Nirvana's juggernaut Nevermind during the apex of glam metal, Sub Pop Records was a fledgling Xerox-and-X-Acto-knife-produced fanzine that championed local music scenes across the country.
In a lot of ways, used record stores are like the perfect combination of museum and gift shop, a place where you can actually take home the artifacts. Maybe that experience is one reason that vinyl is culturally relevant again.