ARC intern Dionysius Arya Nataraja comes to us via Bennington College via the Netherlands via Central Java. He’s just finished up a few months here and used some of his time to explore the ARC’s World Music Collection. As a scholar of… read more >>
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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 >>
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 >>
Better Red Than Dead
As we celebrate a purely American Holiday, May Day, ARC found this very nice Commie sleeve, one of the many we were donated from a 78 collection in the EU. So admire the sleeve and remember that in the fight for an… read more >>
Earth Day and just a reminder of when the world saw the World for the first time. It was on the cover of the Whole Earth Catalog, – a NASA image that Whole Earth creator Stuart Brand had to pressure the government… 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 >>
Sizzlin’ Summer Record + CD Sale: June 3 -18, 2017 @ ARC Headquarters located at 54 White Street, Tribeca, NYC The MOST African and Latin and World records we’ve EVER offered, so shop early and often! Open weekends 11am-6pm • NEW extended… 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 >>
Oh Magoo, You’ve done it again!
It is time to get excited about the semi-annual ARChive of Contemporary Music Record and CD Sale that will be taking place this June. There are major changes in the future for The ARC, so we have been extensively scouring the shelves… read more >>
MW is ARC’s 6,000th Record Donor!
Just acknowledged our 6,000th donor of recordings here at the ARC. Of course there are a whole lot more nice folks who have given us recordings, but we have only been keeping track for the past 20 years. So here’s to Matthew… read more >>
Keith Richards’ Blues Collection
The Keith Richards’ Blues Collection at the ARC was launched when Mr. Richards joined our Board of Advisors in 1991. The gem of the 10,000 disc collection is the Robert Johnson 78, “Me and The Devil Blues”/”Little Queen of Spades” (Vocalion, 04108,… read more >>
SUNDAY – Final Day of ARC’s Holiday Sale
Sun Dec 15 – Outside it looks like this…Inside it’s warm and colorful– not only records, but lots of lovely housewares from donated estates like this “Slick and Fancy” Jeannette glass punchbowl set with enough cups to egg-knock over your whole family…. read more >>
The Wine Is Gone, but We Still Have Plenty of Records
Archivist Quinn MacRorie pictured before the start of our sale. Notice the custom ARC wine label courtesy City Winery! After the ARC Party, no more wine, but we still have lots of great stuff on the wall! Last night’s members party at… read more >>
ARC Holiday Record + CD Sale! Dec 7 – 15
Our Holiday Sale Starts this weekend, and we hope to see you there! Great stuff, good people, all to help support the not-for-profit ARChive of Contemporary Music. A full week of X-mas shopping fun. more than 25,000 items – More vinyl and… read more >>
ARC Holiday Record + CD Sale! Dec 7 – 15
The LONG wait is over. More than 20,000 never before offered recordings just in time for the Holidays. Join us as for one week every December ARC is the largest record store in New York City! when: Sat Dec 7-Sun Dec 15,… read more >>
Grubby Dub Surfaces
Everyone knows that ARC has the BEST interns in the American League, and today’s All-Star is Arlo, who, while inspecting classical LPs for surface worthiness, discovered some booklets stuffed inappropriately in inappropriate sleeves. Who could have have thought to place these very… 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 >>