Friday, September 17, 2010
For the record
Nobody to our knowledge has done that yet, but if you can come up with some grant money we'll get on it today! Nope, it hasn't been done. Certainly not by Rolling Stone, which teased us this week in its online newsletter with:
The Best Record Stores in the USA: The top 25 spots for unique vinyl and CDs, from San Francisco to Boston
We're happy whenever the spotlight is shined on record stores. In a declining society where most of the good things are disappearing, it's nice to know there is still the record shop. And that we're paying attention to them. So any mention is a good mention. And we're happy to report that two of our favorite shops are featured: Electric Fetus in Minneapolis and Vinyl Fever in Tampa. We're sorry to report, however, that Grimey's in Nashville didn't make the cut.
Here's a link to the list (it's not a story, but a panel of click-ons, so it's takes time to wade through):
You might have stumbled into one or two of these wonderful emporiums, or maybe one day soon you will.