Saturday, November 23, 2013
Records are Dying? Not Here. (The New York Times, 11/21/2013)
Excerpt: Rough Trade NYC, on a not-quite-postindustrial block of North Ninth Street, near the East River, is the kind of place that most music fans had given up hope for in New York: an airy 15,000-square-foot temple to record retail, with a coffee counter and a 300-person-capacity performance space with a bar that will present concerts almost daily.
New York Times slide show.
Rough Trade's London Store online.
Vinyl memories from 1973. Arthur Gee-Whizz Band. City Cowboy. (I still have a vinyl copy and the cassette tape on which I recorded it.)
NYPL Draws Big Crowd with $1 Vinyl Record Sale. (8/11/2013)
The vinyl comeback within the big picture of music sales. (11/19/2011)