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Dyno Records still turning the tables

It all began when Richard Osborne and a friend from New England College in Henniker, N.H., visited someone they both knew in Newburyport.<p>“We liked …

The 10 Best Record Stores Near College Campuses

Record collecting is becoming an increasingly popular hobby for people of all ages. Whether you consider it a hipster trend or a tell-tale sign of a …

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Eclipse Records Finds New Life in Downtown Saint Paul | Saint Paul

Back in 1995, British author Nick Hornby made a modest splash with his best-selling novel High Fidelity about the music-obsessed owner of an …

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Other Music, closed for good (Rebel Rebel, too)

photos by <b>Sachyn Mital</b><p>A photo posted by Brooklyn Vegan (@brooklynvegan) on Jun 25, 2016 at 5:54pm PDT<p>After almost 21 years in business, Manhattan’s …

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Record Riot brings music lovers together in Jersey City

On a nearly perfect summer afternoon near the Grove Street Path Station in Jersey City, music lovers could be heard talking about obscure bands like …

Jersey City

Beloved Mission Record Store Aquarius Records To Close And Reopen Under New Name, Management

It's kinda sorta the end of the line for Aquarius Records, the independent Valencia Street shop that's been in continuous operation in various …

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Attack on Istanbul record store example of ISIL mentality: Deputy PM - LOCAL

LOCAL >Attack on Istanbul record store example of ISIL mentality: Deputy PM<p>ISTANBUL<p>The attack on a record store in Istanbul targeting a listening …

Turkey

Record shop owners say vinyl appeals to young music fans

Taking your music for a spin is a trend that shows no signs of slowing down. And local independent record stores are reaping the benefit.<p>"Our vinyl …

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Culture Shock celebrates a decade in business

If you would have asked Skyler Davis of Culture Shock Clothing & Records a decade ago to predict where his newly opened business would be 10 years …

Culture Shock

Frankfurt's Freebase Records to close

Frankfurt's Freebase Records will close at the end of this month.<p>Freebase was founded in 1994 by DJs Carsten Schuchmann (AKA Meat) and Christopher …

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New Record Store Cafe Baby’s on Fire Opens in Mt. Vernon

Though streaming services and digital downloads now make listening to music easier than ever, there is still something about dropping the needle on a …

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Cassettes making a comback at Minneapolis record store

- As its name suggests, Dead Media Records is as old school as it gets, with vintage vinyl and books.<br>But within the walls of this Seward neighborhood …

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Radiohead's live streaming event: everything you need to know

Thom Yorke and the gang are being beamed live into a record store near you this week. Here’s everything you need to know<p>In celebration of their …

Radiohead

Miami's Yesterday and Today Records Hits 35 Years in Business

Which is why the 35-year lifespan of Yesterday and Today Records — located at 9274 SW 40th St. — is so impressive.<p>As for me, I have focused on the …

Miami

Spotify is making you boring: When algorithms shape music taste, human curiosity loses - Salon.com

Despite some old-school comebacks like the rise in vinyl sales, we’re now in a very different world of music consumption than we were in at the turn of the century or before. Many younger music lovers have almost no experience with record stores, with independent radio stations, with music coverage …

Nina Simone

Joe's Record Paradise Plans to Reopen Soon

It's been some dark days lately for longtime Maryland record store and music outlet Joe's Record Paradise, but the light at the end of the tunnel is …

Washington D.C.

The Record Room To Move From Old Town Scottsdale to North Phoenix

The move was a no-brainer for Rose.<p>“The rent was getting high in the old location. We found a much bigger space for half the price,” he says. “We’ve …

Phoenix

Say Hello To Australia's Newest & Coolest Record Store

Up until now, vinyl. has been a popular online destination for Australian music lovers looking for high-quality vinyl records and occasionally a …

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Delmark Records an Encore for Local Jazz, Blues Enthusiast Bob Koester

Earlier this year, a legendary Chicago record store closed, presumably forever.<p>For more than 50 years, the Jazz Record Mart at Illinois and Hubbard …

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Interview: Ric Addy, Owner of Chicago’s ‘Shake, Rattle & Read,’ on Closing the Business

CHICAGO – The term “throwback” is bantered about with such regularity these days that it loses its meaning. An authentic throwback, however, is the …

Chicago

Sales Numbers Show That Vinyl Is Getting Its Groove Back

<b>By Mark Taylor</b><b>DENVER (CBS4)</b> – It was Saturday morning at the Twist & Shout record store in Denver and Billy Schultz was looking for new music, …

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Roadrunner Records marks 30 years in business

The bars on the windows at Roadrunner Records give a clue to the age of the record store.<p>“We really don’t need them anymore,” said Manager John …

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At 83, Bob Koester opens his newest record store (and how it compares to Jazz Record Mart)

It's not nearly as big as the old store, and it lacks the high-profile downtown address.<p>But the new shop that Jazz Record Mart founder Bob Koester has opened at his Delmark Records studio, 4121 N. Rockwell St., certainly has enough funky character, dusty ambience and offbeat inventory to keep jazz …

Audio File: Is vinyl better?

Vinyl record sales in the U.S. have seen a five-fold increase since about 2006. That's, to use the words of a popular electoral candidate, just …

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