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    Tower (like when Walmart comes into a community) killed all the small record stores and when they went belly up, left us with basically nothing.

    Not sure which is more endangered species: high-end audio or record stores.

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    Originally posted by MylesBAstor View Post


    Tower (like when Walmart comes into a community) killed all the small record stores and when they went belly up, left us with basically nothing.

    Not sure which is more endangered species: high-end audio or record stores.

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    Combine the effect of Tower with eBay and you have no new or used records to thumb thru on Sunday afternoon.
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      Always liked Other Music.

      ​I walked past the guy who sells records on the corner of 7th Avenue and 23rd Street today. He's usually got something interesting.

      I wonder how Rough Trade is doing in Williamsburg.

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        There is only three used record stores in the entire Fort Lauderdale, FL area. Slim Pickins.
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        • #5
          Originally posted by JCOConnell View Post
          There is only three used record stores in the entire Fort Lauderdale, FL area. Slim Pickins.
          I know what you mean, just a few up in my area. But if you ever have a chance go visit Bananas Music in St Pete. huge selection of music.

          I Guess the record stores still going strong either own their building or just have money and enjoy supporting the hobby.
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