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Do “The Ostrich” one last time…

With the passing of an artist that one admires, one always returns to favorite works by that artist in order to commemorate him or her; in this case, Lou Reed. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgAqWsv7xMs Around 1963 or so, after graduating from college in Syracuse, where… read more >>

Simon, Nile + Reed – in the news

Well, quite a few of our Board Members are in the news these days.  First off here’s a pic of Paul Simon who visited the ARC last week (ignore that other guy). We had a mint copy of his Jerry Landis early personae… read more >>

1 Week 2 Go til ARC Summer Sale

Yes, just about a week till the ARC sale and this is just about the last time we’ll be letting you know.  About 40K new LPs + CDs have arrived, we’ve been staying up late sorting it all, and you can reap… read more >>

Country, Folk and Cowboy Songbook Collection

In October, Edward J. Ward of Wisconsin pulled his rented U-Haul van up to the steps at 54 White Street and unloaded 46 giant plastic tubs containing hundreds of magazines, music folios, LPs and 46,000 forty-fives, mostly country.  All of this material… read more >>

Soul Session @ the ARC

This year’s winter Members Only Party, a preview and a shindig held on the Thursday evening before the semi-annual Record and CD Sale kicks into full swing, was a very soulful event.  Frank Lipsius, whose father founded Jamie and Guyden Records in… read more >>

Punk Singles – including Lora Logic

This single by Lora Logic (Rough Trade, UK, 1981) is just one of the great vintage (?) Punk singles recently hung on the wall @ the ARChive Holiday Record and CD Sale in Tribeca,  Goes everyday, 11-6, until Dec 16th.  Do drop… read more >>

ARC Holiday Sale for only $6

Our Holiday Sale is only 6 days away, so here’s a batch of some near-mint LPs, curiously all by ARC Board member Lou Reed, that we’ll be offering for only $6 each! Hope to see you at ARC’s hot WINTER Holiday Record… read more >>

ARC Holiday Sale + other things 2 do…

Hi!  Here is a nice batch of LPs that will be available at the ARC’s hot WINTER Holiday Record + CD SALE, Dec 8-16, everyday from 11am – 6 pm. Any of the above – an odd accidental religious grouping – all… read more >>

What Storm?

Well it’s the storm that is keeping me in India – That’s what storm.  So as no one from United Airlines has the slightest idea what to do to help, I’ll show you this sky related item:  A beautiful specialty generic 45… read more >>

TAXI DANCER

Traffic moves at a snail’s pace and a high db here in Mumbai.  The car horn outranks the conch shell for summoning the gods, or at least warning them that a taxi or cycle-rickshaw is cumming up on the inside.  Here’s a… read more >>

Backtrackin’

Just realized that I have skipped over a few important things, and so, I would like to show you… A series of unissued discs from Rupayan Sansthan, The Rajasthan Institute of Folklore,  Jodhpur.  They were graciously donated to ARC by Mr. Kothari,… read more >>

Beatles + Elvis + India

Well the Beatles Made-in-India 78 was not affordable (there’s still a chance if you all make a donation!) at $1000, but I did muster the lucre for these swell 45s. In Rajasthan now on the music tour organized by the American Institute… read more >>

MY Bed of Roses INDIA

First day in New Delhi, and today spent the morning on Old Delhi looking for old LPs – not a lot out there and ‘flea markets’ here are pretty much permanent vendors, so unlike Brazil, where there were corner vendors on every… read more >>

Make Something Great

Our pal, Eilon Paz,  is ‘so close’ to getting his book funded on Kickstarter  <http://tinyurl.com/Dust-and-Grooves>  He’s taken some great shots of the ARC, and the book will feature a world-wide cast of collectors, crazies and champions of vinyl record collecting.  Eleven days to… read more >>

Touch A Star

Ok, even thought I should be writing about the ARC sale (June 9 – 17) and not fooling around with ‘prose’ or ‘ideas.’  But… There has been a recent thread on the ARSClist, (Association for Recorded Sound Collections – record collectors, audio… read more >>

In the Indie Eighties…

Here’s a sample of some of the emerging, alternative and simply swell 80’s music that we will be having at our Summer Sale @ ARC beginning June 9.  So if you need great vinyl at WAY BELOW e-bay + Popsike prices, featuring… read more >>

ARC’s cool SUMMER hot Record + CD SALE

Well its Summer Sale time again, details below.  Thought we would highlight some rare-ish mint Punk books that we will be selling, beginning Saturday June 9!   First, of course, is my book, Volume One: The International Discography of the New Wave,… read more >>