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Category Archives: Record Stores

Monster Magnet to perform intimate gig at album release party in home state

Posted by on September 20, 2013

Monster Magnet will loudly proclaim the launch of their 9th studio album, Last Patrol with an in-store performance October 14 at Vintage Vinyl in Fords, N.J. To see this intimate live set, you just have to pre-order the new album at vvinyl.com. From there you can obtain a wristband to gain entrance. With the heavily anticipated […]

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Yearly Album Sales Show Growth

Posted by on January 5, 2012

There’s a lot of doom and gloom in the music industry, and with good reason. A lot of people are illegally downloading music, while others are perfectly (and rightfully) content to listen to music for free on services like Spotify and Pandora. Yet when looking at album sales for the year, the total numbers of […]

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Another Independent Record Store Bites The Dust

Posted by on November 1, 2011

It’s a given that as physical formats continue their slow, sad decline that there will increasingly become less places to buy music, and now another great local record store has closed up shot. Louisville KY’s ear X-tacy has closed up shop after 26 years in business. Three days after closing their doors without warning, owner […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 15th – Special Record Store Day Edition

Posted by on April 15, 2011

Tomorrow is Record Store Day, a day that celebrates those beautiful individuals that still go to their local music stores and buy physical albums. And of course, it wouldn’t make much sense to call it Record Store Day if it wasn’t about records – LPs, 45’s, and vinyl, that is. Whether you’re a longtime record […]

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40 Depressing Pictures Of Closed Record Stores

Posted by on April 12, 2011

So Record Store Day is coming up this Saturday. For one day, music fans across the country will fan out to the existing record stores out there, pick up awesome vinyl and cool limited edition CDs, and remember for a day how awesome it is to be a collector.  While this is great, that used […]

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