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tazber
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Posted: 4/21/12 at 11:43am
LOVE IT!!!

I just got back from my local indie store. Got some really amazing stuff including a vinyl pressing of the 2008 Leonard Cohen tour (don't hate me mysteriousgrowl!) and new Garbage single.

Anyone else supporting their local record stores today?
....but the world goes 'round
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Posted: 4/21/12 at 11:44am
Are there record stores in NYC still? Seriously, the last one I knew of closed.
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Posted: 4/21/12 at 11:52am
I think Rebel Rebel is still around in the Village.
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Posted: 4/21/12 at 03:16pm
I got the Cohen vinyl as well--I'm torn about giving it to my father (who got me into Cohen by playing his music non stop as a kid) or keeping it...

Also got the 12" mix of ABBA's Voulez Vous (no judging) which has never been fully commercially released before, except on 70s DJ pressings and many fan bootlegs. I shoulda looked for the Garbage single
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Posted: 4/21/12 at 08:42pm
I would have totally gotten that ABBA single. My store didn't get any copies though.

I also got an M83 7 inch vinyl single, a Neon Trees single shaped like a heart, and a Public Image Ltd. EP.

There was so much I was drooling over. I didn't get (and am regretting it now) a super cool Amanda Palmer & the Grand Theft Orchestra 7 inch of "Polly" with "Idioteque" on the flip side.

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Posted: 4/24/12 at 11:11am
Eric - I'm totally jealous!
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Posted: 4/24/12 at 12:38pm
I'm going to walk to the former site of Footlights Records, sit upon the pavement, and weep for a world that is no more.
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Posted: 4/24/12 at 01:04pm
God how I loved that store.....
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Posted: 4/24/12 at 01:46pm
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Half the fun of going to Footlight was eavesdropping on the staff's gossiping as you browsed.

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Posted: 4/24/12 at 02:27pm
I remember going through those black cd books one by one. I would spend hours in there sometimes.

And they used to sell a good musical theater magazine too. Pretty sure that's not published anymore.
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