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Record Store Day – making the past stay alive (photos)

by | 20th, April 2012

IN honour of Record Store Day, a celebration of independently owned record stores we want you to name the record shops you used to visit – or still do. (Loppy Luggs, anyone?) Vinyl has not gone away in Europe. Martin Belam recalls his time working in Reckless Records. As he says: ”Everything I know about second-hand record retail I learnt by being rude to customers at Reckless Records.” I remember picking records and having my selection challenged by the shop owner, who as cultural historian and librarian was keen to help. I still ended up with something by the Thompson Twins…

carmel records


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Read: Old Rare New: The Independent Record Shop, by Emma Pettit. Photo Spotters: here, Twittering Madness, Concierge,here, Shorpy



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