Now in stock this week! The Rolling Stones, Ryan Adams, James Taylor, Sharon Van Etten, Muse, Rickie Lee Jones, Jorma Kaukonen, The Grateful Dead, Dawes, Matt Skiba, Four Year Strong, Honey Honey, Eels, The Helio Sequence and more!
I spent Sunday with a friend at the Brooklyn Record Riot connecting people with the records they were hungry for.
Rows and rows of boxes culled from various attics, back rooms and underground record stores all in one room for browsing pleasure
Held a few times a year at a Polish club called Warsaw in downtown Williamsburg where you can take a break in vinyl flipping to enjoy a potato and cheese pierogi (the best record show menu ever!).
Only in New York can you look up from your dealer table and see Joe Jackson (the singer, not the ghost of shoeless Joe) elbow deep in LPs like any one else
There are many aspects to running a store that feel so natural to me and I thought I would list a few:
The people who have come into my life as a result.
The kids are back in back in school and there’s a crisp coolness in the air and what am I thinking about?
Well, the Beatles of course.
With all the media blitz about the release of the Beatles re-mastered CDs, I got a little nostalgic and decided to dig out the first 45 I ever got—at the age of four—to play on my little blue and white portable record player. The record was “Love Me Do” backed with “P.S. I Love You” on the Tollie label. I remember being mesmerized watching the logo go round and not really sure what I was feeling…but it was GOOD! Continue reading