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.”
An interview with SCRAP Humboldt and photos from their vinyl records broaches workshop.
“This workshop is in celebration of Spring and Earth day. Learn how to cut, shape and work with old vinyl records to create beautiful shapes. They make great broaches and even a great hair piece. Workshop participants will learn how to add beads, findings, and paint and will leave with a great adornment for their… Continue reading Learn how to make vinyl record broaches at SCRAP Humboldt on April 13, 2017