There aren’t many record stores in this area, but they do exist. My personal favorite is People’s Records in Arcata, because they have the largest selection of records. They also sell turntables, posters, CDs, DVDs, and other goodies. Missing Link Records is also located in Arcata. It shares the same space as Dead Reckoning Tavern,… Continue reading Support your local record stores
I remember my first time handling vinyl, but it wasn’t as adorable as this cat:
On Saturday, April 22, I attended the monthly Soul Night dance party at Humboldt Brews, presented by local record shop Missing Link Records. A rotating list of DJs spun uplifting soul music to a lively crowd all night long. Be sure to catch the final Soul Night at Humboldt Brews on Saturday, May 13th. More info here: http://holdmyticket.com/event/281098
Record Store Day was on Saturday, April 22. Which independent record shop did you visit and what did you buy? I bought Hawkwind’s “Best of the United Artists Years: 1971-1974” at People’s Records in Arcata, CA. The record was pressed in Germany; limited to 3,000 copies; green and black swirl colored vinyl.
“A new generation is enamored with old-school vinyl albums and turntables, joining older listeners who grew up with record albums and audio purists who prefer the full, warm sound of albums to modern compressed digital audio files.”
Record Store Day’s 10th anniversary is right around the corner (Saturday, April 22nd). Here is a complete list of limited edition records to be released that day: http://recordstoreday.com/SpecialReleases Find your nearest participating record store here: http://recordstoreday.com/Stores
An interview with SCRAP Humboldt and photos from their vinyl records broaches workshop.