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 >>
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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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
What’s a desk jockey to do? It’s been five sedentary years since my last out-of-office experience (see Colombian stories; Picolandia and Vallenato) — much too long to go without nudging the equator, swizzle-sticking fuzzy drinks and scooping up rare petroleum based audio… read more >>
Spare Change for Indian Insects
In my fervid quest for audio’s best, I spied this gem – a Beatles 78. India kept making 78s into the early 1970’s and there are a lot of Sir Cliff Richard’s and Ricky Nelson’s to be had. Not so many Beatles… read more >>
Record Hunting in Brazil
While hob-nobbing with Katy Perry was fun, lets get down to the real nitty gritty of the ARC’s Brazilian trip; record hunting. Our host was Allan Bastos, a collector and dealer from Rio+NYC. Our point man was Beco Dranoff, a producer, DJ… read more >>
As I’m heading back to Poland (Ohio) see me Mum, a flurry of old friends have surfaced. Turns out it’s about the same time as a reunion of my elder brother’s high school class. You may think that Poland Seminary High School… read more >>
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 >>
Yup, that’s how I spent my last tree huggin’ beach lovin’ day in San Fran, touring Muir Woods, Chimney Rock, Point Reyes (et fried oysters), Inverness (et Bar-B-Que’d oysters) and the Drake Bay Lighthouse – all north of the Golden Gate. Muir… 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 >>
300 LPs make a great stocking stuffer!
The ARChive Holiday Record + CD Sale is a success so far with plenty of folks shoppin’ n’ boppin.’ Still plenty of tasty vinyl and CDs left. 300 LPs make a great stocking stuffer! So come on down and tell your friends. … read more >>
Sale Almost Here!
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 >>
the SALE Continues…
Come on down and help us pay the rent here at the ARChive and pick up some great bargains @ bargain prices – CDs, books, singles, LPS – all for a good cause !
Reflecting on the Sale…
The sale’s over. Next sale Begins Saturday, Dec 13. Just thought we’d toss out a few images before we get back to cataloging and caring for the world’s largest popular music collection. What can you do with those antique round sound thingies?… read more >>
One nice thing about the ARC sale is the new friends we meet who come in to shop. Our latest pal’o’pals is Joel who runs one of the nicest little record shops left in Manhattan, Tropicalia In Furs. Joel shopped at the… read more >>