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 >>
posts tagged: Punk
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
ARCsters recently attended the opening, book signing and reading at the swell Ed Sanders gallery show at Boo-Hooray Gallery on Canal Street. Ed was kind enough to sign a copy of his new book, Fug You, (here’s a good review from the… read more >>
New Pile of Vinyl Arrives!
Great new vinyl LPs have just arrived for the final days of our Holiday Record + CD Sale here at the Archive. Nice things like thios Revolting Cocks LP for $18, and all the early Neil Young LPs. Admission is still free!… read more >>
“silence is a riddim’ too…”
With a mixed cultural heritage (German/British), mixed-up cultural focus (noise/reggae) and a mixmastered public persona (art school/wild child), Ari Up brought a disjointed beauty to her vocals that remain haunting. I had seen her perform with the Slits @ Tier3 in 1980… read more >>
A nice lil’ film by the good folks @ Goldmine Magazine and filmmaker Michael Cumella who have been documenting great collections – and of course, ARC’s included. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9Vq2emBV7M]
Minuet of Mayhem
My ‘Minute of Mayhem’ honoring punk impresario Malcolm McLaren (who I was not a fan of, but, geeze, he did do something) is the 45 rpm 12” Booji Boy version of “(I cån’t gèt mé nö) Satisfaction” by Devo (BOY 1, 1977). … read more >>
Greil Marcus in Lipstick Traces “Live”
Please join your friends at the ARChive as they present their first event up at Columbia University – Greil Marcus in Lipstick Traces: Live Thursday, November 19, 6 pm Free and open to the public Altschul Auditorium, 417 International Affairs Building (SIPA),… read more >>
Silly Summer Record + CD Sale
Join your pals @ ARC for our Summer Record + CD Sale JUNE 13 – 21 !!! And NOW, with Virgin closing, ARC is the largest record store in New York! (at least for the next week). So come on down and… read more >>
All our Singles are Worthless Now?
As you may know the ARC was the reciepient of one of the best solid rock collections in the USA when Jeep Holland gave us his record collection. Jeep was also the mastermind behind A2 (squared) records our of Ann Arbor (A… read more >>
This is from Barcelona, where I’m not exactly sure they are referencing the band, but, hey, maybe… So lets see some other graffiti from bands around the world! We would love to publish your photos on our webthing, or, just see if… read more >>
Goodbye Tom Snyder
CNN’s reported that Tom Snyder died yesterday. Snyder had lots of important musicians through his various shows over the years, including John Lennon, Johnny Rotten, Kiss, Iggy Pop, The Plasmatics, U2, the Grateful Dead and this band, The Clash: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijiazWlawUY]
Dashboard Confessional at the Knitting Factory Part II!
As promised, here is a picture of the line for Dashboard Confessional’s free show at the Knitting Factory. A few comments about the photo: I love how happy the guy in the front in the hat looks. And he deserves to be-he’s… 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 >>