Tag: Record Shop

Berlin Gets Mobile Underground Music Record Shop

Obviously, there are many great Berlin spots to find quality music, but yet none come on four wheels and freely roam the city. That is, until THE GHOST came along. Housed in a 70s era Mercedes camper, the steel sided techno 4×4 comes fully equipped with listening stations and record crates. Founded by Berlin based, British DJs Josh Tweek and James Creed, the van finds itself mostly parked outside Club de Visionaire, while also following certain one offs and festival events like Ambient am Block B. On, the advantages of the mobile record shop, Tweek told RA: “From experience it ... Read more

Brick City Records: The Record Shop Made Out Of Lego

Brick City Records is a tiny record shop made entirely out of LEGO. Built by artist Coop, the mini record shop is also part of a wider city block project that also includes a pet shop and barber shop (although Brick City Records holds the highly coveted street corner space). Inside, you will find all your record shopping personalities from punks to hipster, searching through tiny photoshop decal records from the likes of Bowie, Kraftwerk, Velvet Underground, The Damned, and many more. Brick City Records is a recreation of a record shop of the same name in Athens, Ohio. Check ... Read more

Record Shop Gives Away 20k Records On Record Store Day

Pittsburgh record store Jerry’s Records is again celebrating Record Store Day in the most generous way possible: by giving away 20,000 vinyl records for free.  To call the shop’s owner Jerry Weber a collector is not quite covering it, as Jerry has accumulated over one million records in his lifetime. “It will be about two or three times what I usually give out,” Weber told Post-Gazette. “I want to clear out the Bargain Basement a little.” That’s because the Bargain Basement contains over 100,000 records at the moment, which Jerry wants to have cleared out completely by the end of the year. Get a slice ... Read more

Levon Vincent Kicked Out Of Berlin Record Store By Notorious Owner

Recently, Berlin-based DJ Levon Vincent found himself in an uncomfortable situation when asked by the owner of Franz und Josef to leave the shop. Self described as a “favorite record store” in the German capital, Vincent took to Facebook explaining the incident and how the shop’s elusive owner was not pleased by the way he 1. looked at the records and 2. looked, in general. Vincent guessed his clothes weren’t right for the shop, but was still unsure about the specific reasoning behind the request. Though Vincent doesn’t seem interested in retribution, he mentions how he had been told the shop’s ... Read more