Articles tagged “Record Stores”

The Best Record Stores In Los Angeles

POWERED BY CRATE DIGGERS RECORD FAIR & AFTER PARTY | LOS ANGELES CA | OCTOBER 14 2017 We’re heading to La La Land, with the best record stores in Los Angeles, California. We asked some of our favorite Angelenos like Robert Francis, Los Angeles Times Music Writer Gerrick Kennedy, and LA Weekly Music Editor Andy […]

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Counter Culture: Recommendations From Chicago’s Dusty Groove

You walk into your local record store and head straight to the unsorted New Arrivals bin. You flip through seemingly endless copies of ‘Harvest‘ and ‘Wish You Were Here‘ in hopes that someone sold their Pitman Pressing of ‘Head Hunters‘ to make rent. The staffer behind the counter feels your disappointment as you reach the end […]

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The Best Record Stores In London

POWERED BY CRATE DIGGERS RECORD FAIR & AFTER PARTY | LONDON UK | 30 SEPT 2017 “Best Record Stores” lists undoubtedly depict a biased slant. If the list is “curated” by a single writer or a cultural aggregator of lists (we’re looking at you, Thrillist) posturing as a local, best is ambiguous at best. With […]

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The Best Record Stores In Berlin

POWERED BY CRATE DIGGERS RECORD FAIR & AFTER PARTY | BERLIN DE | 23 SEPT 2017 “Best Record Stores” lists undoubtedly depict a biased slant. If the list is “curated” by a single writer or a cultural aggregator of lists (we’re looking at you, Thrillist) posturing as a local, best is ambiguous at best. With […]

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Crate Minds: Italian Seller And Contributor Ladrodipolli

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It’s S.P.IN. this month! We’re highlighting the people responsible for adding nearly 9,000,000 releases to the Discogs Database. Today, we introduce Italian seller and contributor ladrodipolli! Where does your Discogs username originate from? I just made it up! How did you get into contributing to Discogs? Totally by coincidence: Back in 2008 I discovered a […]

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Counter Culture: Recommendations From Paris’ Superfly Records

You walk into your local record store and head straight to the unsorted New Arrivals bin. You flip through seemingly endless copies of ‘Purple Rain‘ and ‘Breakfast In America‘ in hopes that someone sold their fresh copy of ‘Not The Actual Events‘ to make rent. The guy behind the counter feels your disappointment as you reach […]

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The Best Record Stores in Tokyo

POWERED BY CRATE DIGGERS RECORD FAIR & AFTER PARTY | TOKYO JAPAN | SEPTEMBER 02 2017 We’re heading to the Land of the Rising Sun for the best record stores in Tokyo, Japan. We asked some of our favorite writers and artists like Go Kurosawa from Kikagaku Moyo, Makato Shimizu, and Ryotaro Aoki of The Japan […]

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Counter Culture: Recommendations From London’s Phonica Records

Counter Culture: London's Phonica Records

You walk into your local record store and head straight to the unsorted New Arrivals bin. Flipping through seemingly endless copies of ‘Rumours‘ and ‘Aqualung‘ in hopes that someone sold their textured sleeve of ‘Unknown Pleasures‘ to make rent. The girl behind the counter catches your disappointment as you reach the end of the bin empty-handed […]

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Escape to Disco New Record Store in the North of Italy

“Small but sweet” is probably the best description for Disco New record store in the city centre of Bozen, province capital in the North of Italy. In this very small space, music lover and event manager Walter Eschgfäller sells records. “The sales are going okay, but could be better”, he tells me. South Tyrol, the region Disco […]

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Discogs Guide To Best Record Stores In Portland, OR

“Best Record Stores” lists undoubtedly depict a biased slant. If the list is “curated” by a single writer or a cultural aggregator of lists posturing as a local, best is ambiguous at best. We asked some of our favorite Portlanders like Alela Diane, the sisters of Joseph, Grouper aka Liz Harris, Portland Mercury Editor Ned Lannamann […]

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