Record Store Day has grown since its inception in 2007; these days it’s a high-profile event. All manner of record labels now release special limited-edition records to independent stores on Record Store Day. For me, nearly every day since my childhood has been a record store day; I frequented shops as a kid, worked for one in my college days, and continue to visit and shop indie record shops today. And when I travel to other cities, I almost always make a point of visiting the shops there, especially the ones that carry used records.
Below are a few links to relevant books etc. about the subject. On my desk at the moment, I have two DVDs – Last Shop Standing: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of the Independent Records Shop and Brick, Mortar and Love. Look for reviews of both titles soon.
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