Hands down my favorite scene in the 2001 film Ghost World. Enid, played by Thora Birch, has a profound moment when she discovers Skip James’ “Devil Got My Woman” on vinyl.
A brief history of vinyl records and a simple explanation of how it works. My favorite quote from this video: “Records have personality. They change with age.”
Craft beers? Records? Yes, please. Last week, I visited Dead Reckoning Tavern (located at 815 J St. in Arcata) for the first time. They have a fine selection of draft and bottled beers, a small record shop adjacent to the bar, and a DJ booth with a turntable system. When I approached the DJ booth, I was excited to… Continue reading Dead Reckoning Tavern
Located in downtown Arcata, People’s Records is a locally owned record store established in 1981. They have a wide selection of genres, new and used records, turntables, posters, DVDs, CDs, and what not. I was surprised to find records by Dan Melchior, one of my favorite garage rock artists – I’ve always had a hard time… Continue reading People’s Records