record store

‘Commend’ Record Shop Introduces Collaboration Effort on Forsyth Street

Posted December 9, 2016 at 5:05 am

Just a little over a year after Salvor Projects’ shuttering, a record store-meets-community space has filled the void at 172 Forsyth Street. Commend is the physical manifestation of record label RVNG, and has recently started a series of artist collaborative efforts. The latest being “COMMEND See.” COMMEND See is an endeavor that identifies artists working in different […]

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‘The Birdman’ of St. Mark’s Receives Documentary Treatment

Last modified June 7, 2013 at 7:48 am

The Lower East Side Film Festival returns to the fray next week, bringing with it loads of low-budget features, docs, and shorts.

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Reggae Mecca: Deadly Dragon Sounds on Forsyth Street

Last modified January 14, 2013 at 4:33 pm

Deadly Dragon Sounds is the Lower East Side’s best kept secret for all reggae-heads, rude gyals and bois (bwoys).

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Bleecker Bob’s to Close in Early 2013

Posted December 10, 2012 at 6:18 am

A Facebook message over the weekend reveals that Bleecker Bob’s will probably continue buying and selling for another two months at 118 West Third Street.

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Today is Record Store Day 2011

Posted April 16, 2011 at 11:29 am

If you haven’t completely sold your soul to the gods of intangible digital music, today’s the day to head out to the last remaining record stores around town.  Record Store Day.  Now in its fourth year, the holiday aims to celebrate the art of music.  Translation – breathe life back into the ailing music industry […]

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Sound Library at 165 Orchard Street is Closed

Posted August 4, 2010 at 6:33 am

It’s a sad day for music lovers and vinyl aficionados throughout the Five Boroughs.  For more than five years, the Sound Library at 165 Orchard Street has been a choice destination for crate-diggers seeking impossible-to-find titles and classics alike. The staff was always quite knowledgeable and the selection pretty deep.  But as of this week, […]

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