August 5, 2021
NEW THIS WEEK AT THE SHOP:
This week's update is a quickie, as some of us are on vacation and writingthis just steps away from the Atlantic Ocean. Here's a short rundown before I go dive in! The 50th anniversary of GEORGE HARRISON's 'All Things Must Pass' is celebrated in style on 3LP, 5LP, 8LP, and 5CD editions. The beloved DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS essential live record 'Plan 9' gets a new printing, and we also have a new edition of the expansive 5LP set documenting the sendoff Madison Square Garden show by LCD SOUNDSYSTEM, 'The Long Goodbye'.
USED VINYL ALERT:
70s & 80s Rock titles are seasonably hot & heavy this week; we've got essentials from Led Zeppelin, Yes, AC/DC, Rolling Stones, Scorpions, Steely Dan, U2, The Clash, CCR, Genesis, Allman Brothers, Grateful Dead, Roxy Music, Pretenders, Bob Dylan & Leonard Cohen...seldom-seen titles from the likes of Camel, Blue Cheer, Nazz, and Terry Reid. Top it off with discography-spanning runs of Prince, Queen and ZZ Top (RIP Dusty).
VINYL PRICING SPECIALIST AND/OR SHOP CLERK:
Excellent customer service skills; ability to anticipate customer needs
A passion for music, and a broad, deep base of recorded music history
Knowledge of Goldmine standards & experience grading and pricing records
Knowledge of stereo equipment/functionality
Availability to work nights and weekends
Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds repeatedly
To apply, submit letter of interest & resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S BIWEEKLY FEATURE ON STRICTLY DISCS:
As part of Billboard’s efforts to best cover the coronavirus pandemic and its impacts on the music industry, Chris Eggertsen has been speaking with Angie every other week to chronicle the experience of an independent record store throughout the crisis. Here is a link to the stories in the series so far:
SELL US YOUR CDS & LPS:
Ron, Ryan, Angie, Marty, Evan, Matt, Ed, Jack, Eric, Steve, Nick & Matt B.