Old Rare New: The Independent Record Shop

Old Rare New: The Independent Record Shop

Old Rare New: The Independent Record Shop

There is nothing quite like the feeling of thumbing through LP after LP in a dusty old record shop, only to stumble upon some hidden treasure, new obsession or forgotten love. "Old Rare New: The Independent Record Shop" is an homage to the holy places of music collecting, complete with their particular anecdotes, peculiar characters, and unique environments. Emma Pettit, formerly of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, has traveled across America into these eclectic spaces of musical exchange, interviewing record shop owners, collectors and musicians to provide a rich account of the increasingly rare independent record shop. The shops featured include: Other Music (New York), Aquarius Records (San Francisco), Amoeba Records (California) and Jazz Record Mart (Chicago).

From the Back Cover
'There is nothing quite like walking into a strange little record store in a town far from home and finding a record you've been after for so long, you didnt even remember you wanted it until you flipped through the bin and saw it. There is no similar charge available online, and it can't be gotten from a CD. It is something unique to vinyl and little stores and...

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