This is the ARC's largest Holiday Sale ever, with more than 10,000 items in every genre imaginable. There's also a Dance Party featuring DJ sets from Laurie Anderson, Jellybean Benitez, Fred Schneider, Hank Shocklee and more.
Bleecker Bob's Golden Oldies was one of the most iconic record stores in NYC, with Bob's brusk tone being as well known as the shop's selection of vintage vinyl. Bowie, Robert Plant, Frank Zappa and others were regular customers, and Bob's was famously a plot point in a 1993 episode of ’Seinfeld.’
Amoeba Records' Los Angeles outlet will be moving from its current 6400 Sunset Blvd location, which it has occupied since 2001, to a new space the retailer says will be ”within blocks” of where it is now...and they're seeking a marijuana dispensary permit for it.
Record Store Day is Saturday (4/21) and the list of exclusive titles available can be overwhelming to pour through, even for record collector nerds. There's a lot of chaff amongst the sonic wheat but here are 25 RSD18 exclusives that we'll be on the lookout for on Saturday.
Among the announced 2018 events, there will be a tribute to Dead Moon's Fred Cole in the form of a release party for Dead Moon: The Book with Toody Cole and Mississippi Records founder and editor Eric Isaacson, including rare ephemera and archival materials.