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Record Store Day 2016

Just like SXSW, Coachella and The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, Record Store Day started out as a great idea to fill a niche but is now an idea that has become too big for its britches.    Long lines, limited availability and hoarders selling their stock for double the price on eBay have […]

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Record Store Day Bootie

One of the reasons people buy pieces of art is to tell the story behind them.   And since  I consider my records artwork, here are the stories to tell regarding my five purchases from Record Store Day 2015. 1) Bob Dylan “The Basement Tape”:  Since there are so many different configurations of The Basement […]

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Get Out To A Record Store

Saturday is Record Store Day and besides having a number of cool items, many stores are planning their own unique good times.  Fun Fact: The record scene is THRIVING! There are many, many record stores around the LA area.   You can check out other participating record stores at this link. Here’s what’s happening at LA’s […]

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Record Store Day 2015

Record Store Day is here. While I still love the idea of spreading the love and joy of record shopping, it definitely is a double-edged sword as people line up around the block of their local record store to pay high retail prices for what may or may not be collector’s items.  That said, there […]

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Record Store Day

Record Store Day 2014 is here!  Frankly, like Coachella it’s gotten a little out of control.  Much like I’d prefer to see bands in a club instead of with 50,000 people, I’d prefer to shop on my own time instead of waiting for a couple hours to get my purchase. However, I am all for […]

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Black Friday Record Store Day

Much like there is now two days of Black Friday (Thanksgiving Day and Friday), there is now officially two record store days (one in April and now one on Black Friday).  Avoid the long lines with random weirdos at Best Buy, Target and Wal-Mart and stand in a long line with your fellow vinyl weirdos. […]

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Black Friday Record store version

After you’ve gone to Wal-mart and Costco and Toy R Us and Target, find a local record store and pick up some amazing music for that crazy music fan in your family. Click on the link and see what’s available. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers […]

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