Posts Tagged "Independent Record Stores"

Record Store Day Rocks on Black Friday!

Record Store Day Rocks on Black Friday!

While small businesses and eager shoppers are gearing up for the most anticipated shopping weekend of the year, there’s another group of independent retailers that will be making some noise this weekend, record stores! Record Store Day, created in 2007, is a day dedicated to celebrating the unique culture that surrounds independent music stores and those that support them. With nearly 1,400 independently owned record stores across the nation, and…read more →

Vinyl’s Return to Retail

Vinyl’s Return to Retail

With vinyl sales up more than thirty percent this year, it seems that not even the most advanced digital technology can bump the vinyl record from its iconic place in history.

I Need That Record!

The vinyl lovers show up every day. They come, usually in groups of three or four, to examine the stacks of records we have in our shop. Some giggle at the “antiques”. Some critique the music. Many like to share memories of long-gone record stores with crazy names…

This holiday season give the gift of "local."

Whether its a paperback edition of  Elizabeth Gilbert’s  “Eat, Pray, Love” at Carmichael’s Bookstore in Louisville; or a vinyl copy of Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue” at Twist and Shout Records in Denver; or a STIHL cordless hedge trimmer at Land and Coates in Virginia Beach – this holiday give the gift of local. It is better for your local economy. It is better for your local community. And, it…read more →

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