Today another six boxes of recordings arrived, by surprise I might add, with the latest installment of the massive Richard Zirinsky Collection. Sure there were the usual 10 Paul Weller box sets, more than 250 music DVDs and dozens of Jamaican singles. … read more >>
posts tagged: ARC record sale
Holiday ‘Kissin’ Christmas’ Record + CD Sale Starts Tomorrow! Dec 7 – 22, 2019 @ ARC Headquarters located at 54 White Street, Tribeca, NYC Open everyday 11am-6pm • Be nice and we can stay a little later! • Free admission As always… read more >>
Drop by, say Hi!
ARC will be selling rare and not so rare choice LPs and CDs (duplicate items from our vast archive) this Sat at the Discogs/Crate Diggers Event. FREE ADMISSION, Sat July 27, 10am-6pm, Playstation Theater, 1515 Broadway, NYC @ W. 44 St. Drop… read more >>
Free Concert @ ARC Thursday Nite!
There’s a FREE Concert @ the ARC SUMMER RECORD + CD SALE! Thursday • June 20 • 7-8pm Come to hear the Susquehanna Industrial Tool & Die Co. Playing Country + Rockabilly favorites! It’s part of the Tribeca Art+Culture Night Festival. SHOP… read more >>
Why Golf When You Can Buy Records?
It’s Father’s Day Sunday so we baked him a cake in the shape of a record! Sorta. Anyway, all kids who bring their Dad to our sale get a 10% discount on anything and everything. It’s easy – Fab stuff @ Fab… read more >>
Bug Your Pop This Sunday!
This Sunday is Father’s Day and all kids who bring their Pop to our sale get a 10% discount on anything and everything and maybe pick up some insect pops for yourself! Fab stuff @ Fab prices… WHAT: ARC Sizzlin’ Summer Record… read more >>
ARC’s littlest shopper visited yesterday and penned-painted this promo plea to get folks down to the ARC’s Summer Record + CD Sale. As the man says, “Shop…I beg you.” a Fab stuff @ Fab prices… WHAT: ARC Sizzlin’ Summer Record + CD… read more >>
Sizzlin’ Summer Sale is Jazz HOT!
Forgive the lousy image, but rejoice at the more than 2,300 Jazz CDs and LPs at this years sale. The above is a pic of the pile of some of the Jazz box sets …Fab stuff @ Fab prices… WHAT: ARC Sizzlin’… read more >>
Time Rolls On Like A Train And A River…
Got this yesterday at a fleamarket. Hard to believe that the biggest selling group in history, is, uh, history? We’re the ARC. We save everything about music, even long forgotten groups like these here Bugs. We’re also in the last few days… read more >>
Why You Should Support Libraries
OK – Saw John Wick 3 last night. In the opening fight the protagonist kills an antagonist, quite brutally, with a book, in the Main Branch of the New York Public Library. The uninterrupted action was believable of course because no one… read more >>
War + Music
A recent donation here at the ARC included 500 jazz books. One of them was by a journalist I had once met in Paris, Mike Zwerin. The book reminded me of a new acquaintance, Amanda Petrusich, who has just published a terrific… read more >>
Turn Up The Volume!
Resurrecting those 60s psychedelic posters from the basement last week also turned up a pile of late 70 this-and-thats. Like this first edition of VOLUME by the ARC director. We’ll have them at our next sale – June 8-23 – for… read more >>
Nina et Les Beatles
Today, Nina (last name a State Secret) one of our favorite people, dropped off a pile of her treasured 45s. Mighty tasty items with a French twist and only the beginning of more things to come. Can’t wait to see her Beatles’… read more >>
All Things Must Pass
We get a lot of things a lot of times. That gives the things ARC treasures a better chance of surviving. We also try to place them in a few different locations. The Notre Dame fire brings it all home; how important… read more >>
ARC’s Summer Sale Is Going To Swing!
It is May at the ARC and spring is in the air. Also in the air is the excitement that comes with another Archive of Contemporary Music Record and CD Sale! Yes, sirs and ma’ms, the big Summer Sale is right around… read more >>
ARC HOLIDAY SALE – just around the corner
Yes, records are the stuff that dreams are made of. OK, maybe a few nightmares too. But if you love to cuddle up to some great music, at great prices AND support the ARC in our 31st year, do drop by for… read more >>
Wall Items Extravaganza Part 2
Frank Zappa has been a favorite of record collectors for a long time. At the next ARChive Record and CD Sale there will be a LOT of his records — and records associated with him — available for sale. The accompanying photo… read more >>
Final Weekend ARC Holiday Sale!
Please join us for the final weekend of our annual Holiday Record + CD Sale, Sat 20 + Sun 21. Of course there are still thousands of great LPs, CDs, books and music related books and magazines. We’ve been restocking, and the… read more >>
Men Are From Marr – Eveyone Else is French!
Artist Steve (he did our fab outdoor ARC sign) Powers bought an original print of Johnny Marr at our sale yesterday. The Marr photo was taken by Will Ellis, who had a show here at the ARC, and left a few choice… read more >>
A Record Day @ ARC
In the twenty-or-so years of our sales here at the ARC, Saturday’s sale moved more recordings and had more visitors than ever before. WHY? Because the prices are great and the selection vast. There ‘s still plenty left to choose from and… read more >>