Just back from Ohio, ARC picked up portions of two recent donations that have been, and will be, given piecemeal, over the past and future years. And what meals they are! The first was the first donation of approx. 1,200 LPs, part… read more >>
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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2qXFYBCmDA] Here a lil’ film + a thanks from an ARC supporter who bought one of our many turntables we had up for grabs at our Summer Record and CD Sale. Play on, AR-XA
ARC SUMMER RECORD + CD SALE
It’s hot, it’s sticky, it’s another ARC Summer Record & CD sale! Saturday, JUNE 12 – Sunday, JUNE 20 Everyday 11 am. to 6 pm BONUS DAY Monday June 21 – because it’s the equinox and Make Music Day in NY Admission… read more >>
What Happened in 2009?
As we send out deeds of gifts (if you sent materials), thank you’s (for services or monetary donations), and plan, as best we can, for what we should be doing in 2010, we have POSTED our “2009 Year End Roundup” on the… read more >>
It’s All Over Now…
Dear ARC people – As 2009 draws to an end it’s not too late to make a tax-deductible donation to the ARC. Really, who else has done what we’ve done? – without a bit of help from the government, but from great… read more >>
Sale Almost Here!
Well, the Summer Sale is over and was a great success. Thanks to all who braved the rain and helped us out by carting off our wretched excess. We’ve neglected the blog for a while, so here’s some recent things that caught… read more >>
Freddy’s Ready – Summer Sale Dates Announced
Join your pals @ ARC for our annual Summer Record + CD Sale. Yes its true, mainstream rags are ga-ga for vinyl, those johnny-come-latelies trying to explain what we all know – you can’t love a CD! So Fred put on his… read more >>
A good friend of ARC, Dan Zanes, has done the impossible; donated ALL, not some, no ALL of his LPs to the library. Sure he threw in a nice pile of CDs (841), but ALL’s a lot, or at least 1,954 discs,… read more >>
Ton o’ Tomes
Today we honor David Hinckley, of the New York Daily News. David has, over the years, contributed mightily to ARC. Unlike MOST critics, David neither sells nor hoards the swag and promos the recording industry sends his way. He reviews and comments… read more >>
One of the nicest things about the ARC is the nice people who pop up over the Holidays, the nicest time of the year. So Here’s to jolly, saintly, James Doran, who gave us the nicest gift of all to round out… read more >>
Sneaky Santa Holiday Sale!
Do you like music? How about the holidays? If you answered “yes” to both, then you’re in luck! It time again for the ARChive of Contemporary Music’s big Holiday Record & CD sale! It all gets going on Saturday, December 8th and… read more >>
So this week K. and I are wading through decades of accumulated crapola in preparation for the big yard sale (11th Street near First Ave. this Saturday, if you’re around) and we uncovered this vintage Beatles scrapbook. This was given to K…. read more >>
If you ask, nearly everyone you know went to Woodstock, or was in a band, or once dated someone in the Eagles – or at least it seems that way. So it’s nice to see some proof every now and then. [Joshua… read more >>
Crazy like a fox.
God knows we love Britney Spears, y’all. But she’s troubled. Oh, so troubled. “Celebrity train wreck” troubled. The divorce from K-Fed, rumors of a sex tape, botched rehab, crotch shots, hair weaves that don’t fool anyone, greasy couture chicken fingers and a… read more >>
Don’t MIND me…
Accept it; he is the Master of Self-Suggestion. Nay, the Impossibilist. But, relax? This Reveen is in the Valley of Creepsville. The Latinate vocal pace is, we hope, slightly, electronically altered slowspeech that one could imagine the devil or an alien brain-only… read more >>
Another great donation.
Today the ARChive received an incredibly generous donation from a fellow whose marriage was in jeopardy—his wife told him to get rid of his records, or to get rid of her. With that ultimatum, he packed up more than 30 or… read more >>
Thank you Ms. Ariel!
Yesterday, Ariel Hyatt of Ariel Publicity donated nearly 1200 CDs to the ARChive!! For the rest of the day, Bryan, Diana and I went through them to determine what we needed and what we could sell (The ARChive sells the third copy… read more >>